ONCE, NEWSIES, THE LION KING & More Set for PNC Broadway in Columbus 2014-15 Season

ONCE, NEWSIES, THE LION KING & More Set for PNC Broadway in Columbus 2014-15 Season

The Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) and Broadway in Columbus (BIC) today announced the 2014-15 PNC Broadway in Columbus season. Kicking off the five-show season will be a return engagement of the stunning musical sensation, Disney's The Lion King, followed by four Columbus premieres-Disney's Newsies, Anything Goes, Sister Act, and Once.

Subscriptions for the 2014-15 PNC Broadway in Columbus season go on sale today and include:

Disney's THE LION KING
October 14-November 9, 2014
Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.)

Experience the phenomenon of Disney's The Lion King when Columbus' best-loved musical makes a triumphant return to the Ohio Theatre! 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 Oscarâ-winning song "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" and "Circle of Life." Let your imagination run wild when the Tonyâ Award-winning Broadway sensation returns to the Ohio Theatre stage. www.LionKing.com

Disney's NEWSIES
January 13-18, 2015
Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.)

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. www.NewsiesTheMusical.comTour

ANYTHING GOES
February 3-8, 2015
Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.)

All Aboard for this saucy and splendid production of Anything Goes, winner of three 2011 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival and Choreography! Peppering this Cole Porter first-class comedy are some of musical theater's most memorable standards, including "I Get a Kick out of You," "You're the Top," and of course, "Anything Goes." Don't miss what the AP exclaims as, "So DELIGHTFUL, So DELICIOUS, So DE-LOVELY!" www.AnythingGoesTheMusical.com

SISTER ACT
April 28-May 3, 2015
Palace Theatre (34 W. Broad St.)

Sister Act is Broadway's feel-amazing musical comedy smash! The New York Post calls it "RIDICULOUSLY FUN," and audiences are jumping to their feet in total agreement! Featuring original music by eight-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors), Sister Act tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look-a convent! Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, Sister Act is reason to REJOICE! www.Troika.com

ONCE
June 9-14, 2015
Palace Theatre (34 W. Broad St.)

Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical, and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, ONCE is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments on stage, 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

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