The Lightning Thief TYA Edition


When teenager Percy Jackson discovers he's a demigod, he and his friends embark on an epic journey to find Zeus' missing lightning bolt and prevent a war among the gods. This dynamic musical adaptation of Rick Riordan's bestselling book, The Lightning Thief, features an exciting rock score.

Approximate Running Time: 60 Minutes
Recommended Ages: Grades 3 through 6

Curriculum Connections

  • Communication and Language Arts
  • Music
  • Science
  • Social Studies


  • Greek Mythology
  • Identity
  • Family
  • Tradition
  • Friendship
  • Compassion

Fun Fact

Book writer Joe Tracz is also a writer on Nextflix's "A Series of Unfortunate Events" starring Neil Patrick Harris.

Original Credits

Book by Joe Tracz
Music, Lyrics, and Orchestrations by Rob Rokicki
Adapted from the book The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
Direction and Choreography by Josiah Davis
Costume Design by Meg Powers
Scenic & Props Design by Jean Kim
Music Direction by Adam J. Rineer

Production Photos by Daniel Rader
Cast in Photos: Queade Norah, Thomas James Knapp, Tyler Tanner, Jason Rodriguez, Lance Raikes, Joelle Zazz