ONCE, EVITA, JERSEY BOYS & More Set for Lexus Broadway in Austin's 2014-15 Season
Lexus Broadway in Austin at Texas Performing Arts has announced its 2014-2015 Season filled with three Austin premieres, new and award-winning titles and Broadway favorites. Season Subscribers enjoy the best seats in the house for Broadway hits all season long, plus the option to purchase tickets before the general public. Subscribers also receive great benefits including ticket exchange and replacement services, the opportunity to request a seating upgrade for the season ahead, and much more. The renewal deadline for current subscribers is Tuesday, March 25.
"We are delighted to announce a season that offers a broad range of new, classic, and family-friendly Broadway productions," says Kathy Panoff, Texas Performing Arts Director and Associate Dean. "With Austin premieres of Evita, ONCE and Dirty Dancing, and the return of Jersey Boys and Annie, the 2014-2015 Lexus Broadway in Austin Season promises a year of great theatre for everyone."
The 2014-2015 Season bursts into Austin featuring five show-stopping productions and three season specials from October 2014 to April 2015 at Texas Performing Arts' Bass Concert Hall. The Broadway in Austin 2014-2015 Season line-up offers a five-show package with the opportunity of adding three additional shows each as a Special Subscriber Option, including:
DIRTY DANCING - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE
NOVEMBER 11-16, 2014
DIRTY DANCING - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE is a record-breaking live theatre sensation, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensational dancing. London's Sunday Express says, "This crowd-pleasing stage adaptation hits the jackpot!" Featuring the hit songs, "Hungry Eyes," "Hey Baby," "Do You Love Me?" and the heart-stopping "(I've Had) The Time of My Life."
DECEMBER 9-14, 2014
Eva Perón used her beauty and charisma to rise meteorically from the slums of Argentina to the presidential mansion as First Lady. Adored by her people as a champion for the poor, she became one of the most powerful women in the world - while her greed, outsized ambition and fragile health made her one of the most tragic. EVITA tells Eva's passionate and unforgettable true story, and features some of theatre's most beautiful songs, including "Don't Cry for Me Argentina," "Another Suitcase in Another Hall" and "High Flying, Adored." Don't miss the stunning new production of EVITA, directed by MICHAEL GRANDAGE and choreographed by ROB ASHFORD, that NBC New York calls "THE HOTTEST TICKET IN TOWN!"
FEBRUARY 24-MARCH 1, 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... not living in fear... and the power of music to connect all of us.
MARCH 24-29, 2015
JERSEY BOYS is the Tony®, Grammy® and Olivier Award-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. This is the story of how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide - all before they were 30! JERSEY BOYS features their hit songs "Sherry," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Rag Doll," "Oh What a Night" and "Can't Take My Eyes Off You." "IT WILL RUN FOR CENTURIES!" proclaims Time Magazine. The JERSEY BOYS creative team comprises two-time Tony Award®-winning director Des McAnuff, book writers Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, composer Bob Gaudio, lyricist Bob Crewe and choreography by Sergio Trujillo.