The Lightning Thief: Fan Appreciation Week May 2nd – 6th
Calling all Percy Jackson fans, your time in the spotlight has come. With The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical wrapping up its run on the big stage the minds behind the series want to appreciate you, the fans, in a week dedicated to all things Rick Riordan. Didn’t know there was a musical? Prepare to be excited because there is still time to see it before it finishes its initial run. You can learn more about the musical HERE.
In honor of the final week there are some great events happening which coincide with the musical. First will be the release of Rick Riordan’s newest book, The Trials of Apollo: The Dark Prophecy on May 2nd. In partnership with Books of Wonder in NYC fans may be able to score a signed copy of the latest in the series. Later in the week fans will have a chance to show off their cosplay and mash-up skills in a number of events and activities with chances to win a signed poster.
Details can be found in the press release below. Do not miss out on this unique opportunity to be celebrated and be sure to grab your tickets to the musical now before they’re gone!
The week’s activities include:
Tuesday, May 2: Books of Wonder will sponsor a Pop Up Shop at the theatre, selling copies Trial of Apollo: The Dark Prophecy autographed by Rick Riordan.
Wednesday, May 3: PJO Cosplay Night – Fans are invited to submit photos on Twitter and Instagram with #TLTCosplay to be judged; winner receives a Rick Riordan-signed poster.
Thursday, May 4: Fandom Mash-up Night – In celebration of Star Wars Day/May the Fourth be with you, fans can post a photo in the theater showing off their best fandom mash-ups with #YerAJediPercy for a chance to win a Rick Riordan-signed poster
More on the musical:
Percy Jackson has newly discovered powers he can’t control, monsters on his trail, and he is on a quest to find Zeus’s lightning bolt and prevent a war between the Greek gods. Normal is a myth when you’re a demigod. Based on the best-selling Disney-Hyperion novel by Rick Riordan, featuring live music, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is an action-packed theatrical adventure that will rock your world.