2018-19 BROADWAY IN TOLEDO SERIES
BROADWAY IN TOLEDO SERIES
A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN
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A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN is an electric and heartfelt musical, celebrating a woman who exploded onto the music scene and quickly became the queen of rock ‘n’ roll. With her distinctive and galvanizing voice, Joplin continually left audiences speechless with unforgettable hits like “Cry Baby” and “Me and Bobby McGee.” A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN relives the legacy of the captivating woman who stunned fans with her extraordinary performances and simultaneously shattered stereotypes, leaving a life-long impression in the rock ‘n’ roll world.
ELF THE BROADWAY MUSICAL
Broadway’s holiday hit musical is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. With Santa’s permission, he embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity, and help New York recall the true meaning of Christmas.
This modern day Christmas classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner ELF. Variety proclaims, “ELF is happy enough for families, savvy enough for city kids and plenty smart for adults!”
Follow the rise of ambitious Eva Peron as she becomes the beloved iconic Argentinian First Lady, worshiped by many. From the geniuses behind JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR and JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, EVITA captures musical gold with its Grammy® Award-winning score.
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STOMP is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, utterly unique and appeals to audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered an armful of awards and rave reviews, and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments–matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps–to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms. As USA Today says, “STOMP finds beautiful noises in the strangest places.” STOMP. See what all the noise is about.
CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
Roald Dahl's amazing tale is now Toledo's golden ticket! It's the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including "Pure Imagination," "The Candy Man," and "I've Got a Golden Ticket," alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of Hairspray. Get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator, and more, more, more at this everlasting showstopper!
The New 25th Anniversary Production of LES MISÉRABLES has been a huge hit all over again, currently breaking box office records across North America and in Spain, with other productions due to open worldwide over the next three years. With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking new production has left both audiences and critics awestruck.
“Les Miz is born again!” - NY1
Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers. With a little bit of pixie dust and a lot of faith, Barrie takes this monumental leap, leaving his old world behind for Neverland, where nothing is impossible and the wonder of childhood lasts forever.