Monday, February 6, 2017

Arizona Broadway Theatre's 2017 / 2018 Season!

 Arizona Broadway Theatre announces their 13th season of critically acclaimed musicals, including their 100th Main Stage production!

MAN OF LA MANCHA

Oct 13 - Nov 11, 2017
To Dream the Impossible Dream!

Fight evil, right wrongs and restore chivalry! Man of La Mancha is the story of one man’s quest to dream “The Impossible Dream” of a world where honor and salvation prevail. ABT alum and fan favorite James Rio returns to the ABT stage as the indomitable and optimistic Don Quixote in this soaring Broadway hit. Winner of five Tony Awards for its rousing score and timely themes, this musical will have you tilting at windmills!

SOUTH PACIFIC

Nov 24 - Dec 30, 2017
Bali Ha’i Will Call You!

Get swept away to the mysterious island of Bali Ha’i this holiday season! Experience infectious fun, laughter and the heartache of forbidden love as one of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s most enduring stories and masterful scores
returns to the ABT stage. Set in the South Pacific of WWII, show-stopping numbers include, “There Is Nothing Like A Dame” and “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair.” South Pacific will be “Some Enchanted Evening” for the whole family!

SHOW BOAT

Jan 12 - Feb 10, 2018
You Are Love!

Passions run high on the mighty Mississippi as the paddle-steamer Cotton Blossom sets sail. With its powerful story of love, loyalty and freedom, Show Boat is a thrilling musical spectacle that features some of the most memorable songs of the era, like “Ol’ Man River” and “Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man (of Mine).” Its message of acceptance and inclusion resonates vibrantly even today.


HAIR

Feb 23 - Mar 25, 2018
The Age of Aquarius!

Experience the sixties counter-culture in all its psychedelic and bell-bottomed glory! As relevant today as when it opened on Broadway in the tumultuous spring of 1968, Hair is the original rock-musical that defined a generation’s
struggles with community, war, peace and resistance. Sit back and be intoxicated by songs like “Easy to Be Hard,” “Good Morning Starshine” and the everlasting anthem “Let the Sun Shine In.”


THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY

Apr 13 - May 13, 2018
Falling Into You!

An Arizona regional premiere! Based on one of the bestselling books of the 20th century (and later adapted into the 1995 feature film starring Meryl Streep and Clint Eastwood), The Bridges of Madison County features a Tony Award-winning score by Jason Robert Brown. Experience this timeless tale of yearning and desire set in America’s heartland. One of the most romantic stories of our time, this powerful Broadway musical is an unforgettable love story of two soulmates caught between “what is” versus “what could have been.”

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN

May 25 - June 23, 2018
Fly, Fly Away!


An Arizona regional premiere! Based on the hit Steven Spielberg film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks, Catch Me If You Can is a high-flying musical comedy that tells the true story of conman Frank Abagnale, Jr. – a brazen young man who fools some of the best security in the world. This delightfully entertaining show is packed full of 1960s Pan Am glamour with a book by Tony Award-winning American playwright Terrence McNally (The Full Monty, Ragtime). Catch Me If You Can will have you examining the doctor’s license on the wall a little more closely!

MARY POPPINS

July 6 - Aug 5, 2018
Practically Perfect!

ABT’s 100th Mainstage Production – Mary Poppins flies onto the ABT stage in the summer of 2018! Magically appearing just when she’s needed most, Mary leads the Banks household on zany adventures with chimney sweeps, shopkeepers and an assortment of astonishing characters. With infectious music by Disney’s legendary Sherman brothers (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and The Aristocats),
“Anything Can Happen” in the world of Mary Poppins. Get ready for something Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!

ALTAR BOYZ

Aug 24 - Sept 16, 2018
I Believe!

Come one, come all, to the final night of the “Raise the Praise” tour! Altar Boyz is a sharp–witted parody about a fictitious all-singing, all-dancing Christian boy band from Ohio. Packed full of humor and dazzling dance routines, the show features songs with hilarious lyrics such as “Girl You Made Me Wanna Wait” and “Jesus Called Me On My Cell Phone.” Get ready to be saved as Matthew, Mark,
Luke, Juan and Abraham rock your soul!







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3 comments:

  1. Can't wait to see Marry Poppins!!!

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    1. I've been told auditions are happening in NYC toward the end of February- around February 21st. As soon as I hear of auditions in Phoenix I will post about them here.

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