Broadway Across Canada Announces their 2016/17 Season for Vancouver

bacseasonBroadway Across Canada is thrilled to present a season of new productions at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. The 16/17 Vancouver Season features premiere engagements of Disney’s NEWSIES, KINKY BOOTS, and Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA. Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, returns to Vancouver for a limited engagement as a season option. Season ticket packages for the 16/17 Vancouver Season will be available for renewing subscribers beginning January 25 and on-sale to the general public on April 4 at 10 am; online at www.BroadwayAcrossCanada.ca and charge-by-phone at 1-866-542-7469.

 

DISNEY’S NEWSIES: July 5 – 10, 2016

They delivered the papers, until they made the headlines…Direct from Broadway comes NEWSIES, the smash-hit, crowd-pleasing new musical from Disney. Winner of the 2012 Tony Awards® for Best Score and Best Choreography, NEWSIES has audiences and critics alike calling it “A MUSICAL WORTH SINGING ABOUT!” (The New York Times). Filled with one heart-pounding number after another, it’s a high-energy explosion of song and dance you just don’t want to miss.

Based on true events, NEWSIES tells the captivating story of a band of underdogs who become unlikely heroes when they stand up to the most powerful men in New York. It’s a rousing tale about fighting for what’s right…and staying true to who you are.

 

KINKY BOOTS: February 7 – 12, 2017

KINKY BOOTS is Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit! With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind.

Inspired by true events, KINKY BOOTS takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan. Charlie Price is struggling to live up to his father’s expectations and continue the family business of Price & Son. With the factory’s future hanging in the balance, help arrives in the unlikely but spectacular form of Lola, a fabulous performer in need of some sturdy new stilettos.

With direction and choreography by two-time Tony® Award-winner Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray) and a book by Broadway legend and four-time Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (La Cage Aux Folles), KINKY BOOTS is the winner of 6 Broadway Tony® Awards including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Choreography.

Take a step in the right direction and discover that sometimes the best way to fit in is to stand out. “There is no show hotter than KINKY BOOTS!” – CBS News

 

RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN’S CINDERELLA: April 11 – 16, 2017

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is the Tony Award®- winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love—the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more—plus some surprising new twists! Be transported back to your childhood as you rediscover some of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s most beloved songs, including “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible/It’s Possible” and “Ten Minutes Ago,” in this hilarious and romantic Broadway experience for anyone who’s ever had a wish, a dream… or a really great pair of shoes.

 

A SEASON OPTION – ADD TO YOUR SUBSCRIPTION PACKAGE:

THE BOOK OF MORMON: August 23 – September 4, 2016

Hailed by The New York Times as “the best musical of this century” and the winner of nine Tony Awards®, THE BOOK OF MORMON is the blockbuster Broadway smash from “South Park” creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, and the Oscar®-winning composer of Disney’s Frozen and Avenue Q, Bobby Lopez. This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now with standing room only productions in London, on Broadway, and across North America, THE BOOK OF MORMON has truly become an international sensation. Contains explicit language.

For more information, please visit BookofMormonTheMusical.com

 

Broadway Across Canada – 16/17 Vancouver Season Subscribers receive exclusive perks, including: priority seating access, guaranteed prices, easy payment plans, guaranteed same seats locations for all season presentations, ticket exchange services, lost ticket replacement, online upgrades and NY ticketing services.

Season ticket packages for the Broadway Across Canada 16/17 Vancouver Season vary in price depending on performance, seat location, and date of purchase. For more information, visit www.BroadwayAcrossCanada.ca.

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