LAS VEGAS (CBS Las Vegas) – The musical based on the life of the Duck Dynasty family is closing after just over a month.
“Duck Commander Musical” debuted April 15 at the 680-seat Crown Theater at the Rio hotel and casino.
The musical suffered at the box office, though. The Las Vegas Sun reports that even with heavily discounted tickets, fewer than 100 were sold for each show in its short run.
The musical was produced by Dodgers Theatrical, the team behind Broadway hits such as “Jersey Boys” and “Matilda.” It told the story of the Robertson family’s rise, first with the success of the “Duck Commander” line of products and then with the reality TV show.
Family patriarch Phil Robertson has courted controversy with his views about marriage, race and gay rights.
Producers announced the final performance will be May 17. They expressed hope the musical can find a…
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