If you’re a theatre junkie like me – you will be excited to hear the touring Broadway productions Broadway Across Canada has lined up for Vancouver for the 2015-16 season!! And just on the heels of the end of the 2014-15 season’s show THE BOOK OF MORMON (you did buy your tickets, right? They are going FAST! Hurry here to buy tickets!)
Broadway Across Canada is thrilled to present the stellar 15/16 season line up at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. The 15/16 Vancouver Season features the phenomenon DISNEY’S THE LION KING, along with the winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, ONCE, and the classic story on stage DIRTY DANCING. And finally the ultimate feel good show MAMMA MIA!
Now, before I tell you a little bit about the shows, have you ever wondered what it means to be a Broadway Across Canada Subscriber?
For the 2015-16 Season, the Subscriber package includes: DISNEY’S THE LION KING, ONCE and DIRTY DANCING. You can also add MAMMA MIA! as a season option. Packages start at just $131 for the three shows! If you’re a return subscriber, you probably know the drill – you can go online at www.broadwayacrosscanada.ca right now and log in to your account to renew your package. Newbie? Don’t worry! Packages will go on sale for you on February 4, 2015. You can hang on to this link, and set your alarm to February 4th!
Did I mention there’s advantages to being a Season Subscriber? Season Subscribers receive exclusive perks, including: priority access over general public, easy payment plans, guaranteed seats for all season presentations, ticket exchange services, lost ticket replacement, online upgrades, guaranteed prices for package seats and much more.
And now, onto the shows!
DISNEY’S THE LION KING: June 18 – July 12, 2015
More than 70 million people around the world have experienced the phenomenon of Disney’s THE LION KING, and now you can, too, when Vancouver’s best-loved musical returns to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, this landmark musical event brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award®-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. THE LION KING also features some of Broadway’s most recognizable music, crafted by Tony Award®-winning artists Elton John and Tim Rice. There is simply nothing else like THE LION KING.
ONCE: November 17 – 22, 2015
Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, ONCE is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, ONCE tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who’s about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. As the chemistry between them grows, his music soars to powerful new heights… but their unlikely connection turns out to be deeper and more complex than your everyday romance. Emotionally captivating and theatrically breathtaking, ONCE draws you in from the very first note and never lets go. It’s an unforgettable story about going for your dreams and the power of music to connect us all.
DIRTY DANCING: January 12 – 17, 2016
DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE is an unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance, and sensational dancing.
Seen by millions across the globe, this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives. Featuring the hit songs, “Hungry Eyes,” “Hey Baby,” “Do You Love Me?” and the heart stopping “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life.” London’s Sunday Express says “This crowd-pleasing stage adaptation hits the jackpot!”
Don’t miss your chance to see this record-breaking live theatre sensation.
You’ll have the time of your life!
MAMMA MIA! – March 29 – April 3, 2016
MAMMA MIA! is the ultimate feel-good show that has audiences coming back again and again to relive the thrill. Now it’s your turn to have the time of your life at this smash-hit musical that combines ABBA’s greatest hits, including “Dancing Queen,” “S.O.S.,” “Super Trouper,” “Take A Chance on Me” and “The Winner Takes It All,” with an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship. Whether it’s your first visit or your fourteenth, see the show that has the whole world coming back for more, because every time feels like the first time at MAMMA MIA!.
It’s going to be a fantastic season! I can’t wait to see you there!