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.
Strippers! Showstoppers! Stage Mothers! Theater Latte Da and Hennepin Theatre Trust return for the fourth year of Broadway Re-Imagined with the great American musical Gypsy. Set during the fading vaudeville circuit of the 1920s and the birth of burlesque, Gypsy portrays the rise of famed performer Gypsy Rose Lee, and Momma Rose, the stage mother, who steamrolls everyone in her way to propel her daughter to stardom.
Experience the joys, struggles and heartbreaks of an ensemble's worth of show-biz hopefuls in Marvin Hamlisch's blockbuster backstage musical A Chorus Line, currently celebrating its 40th anniversary. This cherished classic won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and nine Tony Awards in its original run, including Best Musical and Best Score. This classic show inspired hit TV series like Glee, and boasts pop songs that have become a true part of American culture, like "The Music and the Mirror," "One (Singular Sensation)," "I Can Do That" and "What I Did for Love," among others. See it in Saint Paul when it hits Ordway Center.
If/Then is a contemporary Broadway musical about living in New York today - and all the possibilities of tomorrow. With unforgettable songs and a deeply moving story by the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning creators of Next to Normal, this "fascinating, ambitious, and original new musical (New York Post)" simultaneously follows one woman's two possible life paths, painting a deeply moving portrait of the lives we lead, as well as the lives we might have led.
One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel's favorite son. Directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Andy Blankenbuehler, this new production is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his 11 brothers and the coat of many colors. The magical musical is full of unforgettable songs, including "Go Go Go Joseph," "Any Dream Will Do" and "Close Every Door."
Experience the phenomenon of The Lion King. Marvel at the breathtaking spectacle of animals brought to life by award-winning director Julie Taymor, whose visual images for this show you'll remember forever. Thrill to the pulsating rhythms of the African Pridelands and an unforgettable score including Elton John and Tim Rice's Oscar-winning song "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" and "Circle of Life." Let your imagination run wild at the Tony Award-winning Broadway sensation Newsweek calls "a landmark event in entertainment."