Fifth Anniversary Series Of KRAVIS ON BROADWAY
(Constantine Maroulis Is Pictured)
Oh What A 5th Anniversary Season with JERSEY BOYS Working Its Way Back During the 2012-2013 Kravis On Broadway Season
Kravis On Broadway Announces the 2012-2013 Series
* CATCH ME IF YOU CAN (November 13-18)
* JERSEY BOYS (December 19-January 6)
* MARY POPPINS (January 29-February 3)
* BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL (March 5-10)
* PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT (April 23-28)
The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts announced the fifth anniversary series of Kravis On Broadway, which will present six smash hit musicals.
“The 2012-2013 5th Anniversary Kravis On Broadway season is a powerful line-up that includes four hit Broadway shows that were also award-winning films: CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, MARY POPPINS, BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL and PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT. The upcoming Kravis On Broadway season will also present the return of JERSEY BOYS, an audience favorite in West Palm Beach and around the world, and the musical JEKYLL & HYDE, starring American Idol standout Constantine Maroulis and Grammy® nominee and R&B superstar Deborah Cox, now on its pre-Broadway tour,” said Lee Bell, the Kravis Center’s Senior Director of Programming.
The 2012-2013 Kravis On Broadway series includes:
November 13-18, 2012
CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
Based on the hit DreamWorks film and the incredible true story that inspired it, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN is the high-flying, splashy new Broadway musical that tells the story of Frank W. Abagnale, Jr., a teenager who runs away from home in search of the glamorous life. With nothing more than his boyish charm, a big imagination and millions of dollars in forgEd Checks, Frank successfully poses as a pilot, a doctor and a lawyer — living the high life and winning the girl of his dreams.
December 19, 2012 – January 6, 2013
JERSEY BOYS is “Working Its Way Back” to West Palm Beach. Close to 50,000 theatergoers cheered when JERSEY BOYS made its sell-out premiere at the Kravis Center in March 2010. This is the story about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons, and how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history.
(Note: Contains adult language.)
January 29 –February 3, 2013
MARY POPPINS is bringing its own brand of Broadway magic to theaters across the country, which has the New York Daily News calling it a “roof-raising, toe-tapping, high-flying extravaganza!” So get swept up in the fun of this high-Flying Musical the New York Post gives 4 out of 4 stars and calls “a certifiable super hit.”
March 5-10, 2013
BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL
BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL is the joyous celebration of one boy’s journey to make his dreams come true. Set in a small town, the story follows Billy as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class, discovering a surprising talent that inspires his family and his whole community and changes his life forever.
(Note: Contains adult language.)
March 26-31, 2013
After four years on Broadway and multiple world-wide tours, this dark and dangerous love story from Tony® and Grammy® Award nominee Frank Wildhorn returns in a stunning new pre-Broadway production that first grabbed audiences and transformed JEKYLL& HYDE into a theatrical phenomenon. “It knocks the roof off the theatre,” hails Gannett Newspapers.
(Note: For mature audiences.)
April 23-28, 2013
PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT
Bette Midler proudly presents this uplifting story of a trio of friends who hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship in the middle of the Australian outback and end up finding more than they could ever have dreamed. The Hollywood Reporter describes PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT as “funny and fabulous!”