David Bowie's 'Lazarus' Musical Sets London 2016 Run

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Fans attend a showing of the David Bowie musical "Lazarus" on Jan. 12, 2016 in New York City. 

Michael C. Hall will reprise his starring role as Bowie's troubled Man Who Fell to Earth character in the fall show.

Lazarus is officially headed to London.

The David Bowie alt-musical, which had its world premiere off Broadway just before the musician's death in January, is set to run Oct. 25 through Jan. 22 at the Kings Cross Theatre.

Michael C. Hall will reprise his lead role as Thomas Newton, the character Bowie played in the cult movie, The Man Who Fell to Earth. Also returning from the New York production are Michael Esper and Sophia Anne Caruso, with full casting to be announced at a later date.

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Based on Walter Tevis' classic 1963 British sci-fi novel and considered Bowie's completion of Nicolas Roeg's 1976 film adaptation, Lazarus stars Hall as a humanoid alien who came to Earth from his drought-stricken planet many years earlier. After amassing a fortune in business while attempting to build a rocket ship to take him home, he was experimented on by the government and finds himself living in depressed isolation, unable to leave or die.

Directed by Tony winner Ivo van Hove, the production was co-written by Bowie and Once playwright Enda Walsh, and features the musician's most well-known songs, including "Changes," "Life on Mars?" and "Heroes." The premiere run at the 200-seat New York Theatre Workshop in New York's East Village became a memorial site for fans following Bowie's passing, and talk of a run in London was widely anticipated. Hove told reporters of its likelihood while backstage at the Tonys in June: "It would be wonderful, and the producers said it would be inevitable. It is David Bowie’s hometown."

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The London production of Lazarus is produced by Robert Fox Ltd. and Jones/Tintoretto Entertainment.

This story originally appeared on HollywoodReporter.com


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