Vancouver Audiences to Experience Blockbuster Broadway Shows in 2014-2015
The Book of Mormon to anchor upcoming Broadway Across Canada season.
Theatre fans will once again have the opportunity to experience some of the most acclaimed shows offered on Broadway without leaving Vancouver. Broadway Across Canada is thrilled to bring another season of the hottest musicals and first-rate Broadway performances to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.
From the creators of South Park and winner of nine Tony Awards®, THE BOOK OF MORMON will play a limited one-week engagement April 7 – 12, 2015. The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century” and Entertainment Weekly says it’s “the funniest musical of all time” Season subscribers receive priority ticket opportunities to all shows; a season subscription is the best way to guarantee premium seats to THE BOOK OF MORMON.
The 2014-2015 Broadway Across Canada Season will also feature the Vancouver premiere of the inspiring and unforgettable story of FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL and the return of Broadway’s biggest blockbuster WICKED.
“This is undeniably one of our most anticipated seasons in recent years,” said Shana Levin, General Manager – Broadway Across Canada. “We’re thrilled to continue offering such amazing line-ups to our patrons, and the 2014-2015 Season is sure to exceed expectations. This series is packed with a mix of Tony Award®-winning shows, some of the most recognized musicals in recent years, and full of pop-culture references for any generation. Vancouverites will truly have the opportunity to plug into the best of Broadway with us this year!”
THE BOOK OF MORMON April 7 – 12, 2015
Winner of 9 Tony Awards® including Best Musical! From Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of South Park, and Robert Lopez, co-creator of Avenue Q comes THE BOOK OF MORMON, a new Broadway musical that Jon Stewart of The Daily Show describes as, “a crowning achievement, so good it makes me angry” and by Entertainment Weekly as “the funniest musical of all time.” Don’t miss your chance to see what Ben Brantley of The New York Times calls “the best musical of this century.
Content: Contains explicit language.
FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL| November 11 – 16, 2014
Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, the pop culture phenomenon of FLASHDANCE is now live on stage. With electrifying dance at its core, FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill welder by day and a bar dancer by night with dreams of one day becoming a professional performer. When romance with her steel mill boss threatens to complicate her ambitions, Alex learns the meaning of love and its power to fuel the pursuit of her dream.
FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL features a score that includes the biggest hit songs from the movie, including the Academy Award®-winning title song “Flashdance – What a Feeling,” “Maniac,” “Gloria,” “Manhunt,” and “I Love Rock & Roll.” In addition to these hits, 16 brand new songs have been written for the musical with music by Robbie Roth and lyrics by Robert Cary and Robbie Roth.
FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL features a book by Tom Hedley (co-writer of the original screenplay), and Robert Cary with direction and choreography by Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys, Memphis).
SEASON SPECIAL: WICKED | May 28 – June 29, 2014
Back by “popular” demand. Variety calls WICKED “a cultural phenomenon,” and when it last played Vancouver in 2011, it broke box office records. Winner of over 50 major award, including a Grammy® and three Tony Awards®, WICKED is “Broadway’s biggest blockbuster” (The New York Times).
Long before that girl from Kansas arrives in Munchkinland, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One – born with emerald green skin – is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. How these two grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good makes for “the most complete – and completely satisfying – musical in a long time.” (USA Today).
*WICKED is a season special and an optional ticket purchase for Season Subscribers.
Season ticket packages for the Broadway Across Canada 2014-2015 season vary in price depending on performance, seat location, and date of purchase. Season packages will be available for renewing subscribers beginning January 20th and on-sale to the general public on February 3rd at 10 am; online at http://www.BroadwayAcrossCanada.ca and charge by phone at 1-855-542-7469.
Season Subscribers receive priority ticket opportunities to all shows! A Season Subscription is the best way to guarantee seats to all of these fabulous theatrical productions.
Broadway Across Canada – Vancouver Season Ticket Holders receive exclusive benefits including:
• Prime Seating locations: maintain your same chosen locations for all season shows.
• No fee ticket exchanges: exchange seats within the same engagements.
• Priority ticket purchases: skip the line for season specials or additional tickets.
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