Keller Auditorium

The Lightning Thief

The Lightning Thief the Percy Jackson Musical LIVE in Portland, Oregon


Music & Lyrics by ROB ROKICKI
Adapted from the Book "Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief" by Rick Riordan


This "winning adaptation" (The Hollywood Reporter) of the best-selling Disney-Hyperion novel by Rick Riordan, THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL is "electrifying!" (Newsday). The Greek gods are real, and they're ruining Percy Jackson's life. As a son of Poseidon, Percy has newly discovered powers he can't control, monsters on his trail, and is on an epic quest to find Zeus's lightning bolt to prevent a war between the gods. Nominated for 3 Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical, THE LIGHTNING THIEF is "mesmerizing" and proves "lightning can strike twice!"

Percy Jackson, a teenager with ADHD and dyslexia, has been kicked out schools his entire life for reasons uncontrolled by him. After a series of unexplainable and mythical events, Percy finally discovers he is a demigod accused of stealing Zeus’s lightning bolt. His best friend Grover, a satyr, and new friend Annabeth, daughter of Athena, must embark on a quest to find and return Zeus’s stolen lightning bolt before a war erupts between the gods.

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is based on the New York Times best selling book series by Rick Riordan. This full length show was originally produced in April 2017 with a sold out Off-Broadway run earning the production three Drama Desk nominations (including Best Musical) and an award for Best Off-Broadway Cast Album (2017 Broadway World).


The Keller Café will be serving dinner prior to The Lightning Thief. Make your reservations today! Please note: reservations are currently closed for Tuesday, May 7th.


Portland’5 Presents is delighted to announce an on-site ticket lottery for The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical. For each performance, we will have 20 lottery tickets available in the pit section for $25.00 each!

  • To enter arrive early in front of the Keller Auditorium between 5:00pm & 5:30pm on each performance day
  • Fill out an entry form that is provided by Portland’5 – only one entry per person, and the person must be present to fill out an entry form.
  • Submit completed form to the lottery representative – please have a valid ID to verify your entry
  • Stick Around! We will be drawing names at 5:30pm sharp, and announcing the winners!
  • If you win, you must purchase your ticket(s) immediately following the drawing at the Box Office window. You may pay with a credit card or cash.

Good Luck!

Additional Lottery Rules: Limit one entry per person, per performance. Multiple entries will not be accepted. Participants must be 18 years old and have a valid, photo ID that matches the name used to enter. Each selected winner will have the opportunity to purchase up to 2 tickets at the lottery price while supplies last. Tickets are non-transferable. Lottery prices are not valid on prior purchases. Lottery ticket offer cannot be combined with any other offers or promotions. All sales final – no refunds or exchanges. Lottery may be revoked or modified at any time without notice. No purchase necessary to enter or win. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning.

The Lightning Thief Production Photo - Kristin-Stokes-Chris-McCarrell-Jorrel-Javier-Photo-by-Jeremy-Daniel
©The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical. Pictured: Kristin Stokes, Chris McCarrell, and Jorrel Javier. Photo by Jeremy Daniel.


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