THE BOOK OF MORMON, MOTOWN & More Among Broadway Across America-Milwaukee's 2014-15 Season

THE BOOK OF MORMON, MOTOWN & More Among Broadway Across America-Milwaukee's 2014-15 Season

BMO Harris Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center and Broadway Across America-Milwaukee invite you to experience the sounds and splendor at the Marcus Center throughout 2014-2015 with the best of Broadway in Milwaukee!

From the creators of South Park and winner of nine Tony Awards, The Book of Mormon will play a limited two-week engagement on May 19-31, 2015. The New York Times calls it "the best musical of this century" and Entertainment Weekly says it's "the funniest musical of all time." Season Subscribers receive priority ticket opportunities to shows so a season subscription is the best way to guarantee seats to The Book of Mormon.

The 2014-2015 Season will also feature hit Broadway shows including ANYTHING GOES, NETworks presentation of Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. Disney's THE LION KING will return to Milwaukee for a special four-week engagement at the Milwaukee Theatre. MAMMA MIA! is coming back to Uihlein Hall by popular demand as a season special.

"Audiences are in for a real treat this season," said Paul Mathews, President and CEO of the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. "We're thrilled to continue offering such diverse programming for our patrons. This series is packed with a mix of Tony Award-winning shows and some of the most recognized musicals in recent years. The 2014-2015 Season is sure to exceed expectations."

Becoming a Season Ticket Holder is the only way for individuals to guarantee the best seats for the season's hottest shows. In addition, Season Ticket Holders enjoy the benefits of Broadway Across America, a national network of over 40 cities where touring Broadway is presented.

Season Ticket Holder Benefits include:

  • Guaranteed seat locations
  • Optional easy payment plan
  • Lost ticket replacement service
  • Ticket exchange privileges
  • Priority ticket purchases
  • Access to special subscriber only events

Five-show subscription packages will go on sale Thursday, February 27 at 8:00 p.m. to BMO Harris Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center Season Ticket Holders and the general public. Prices for the five show package range from $159-$519 and vary depending upon performance time and seating preference. MAMMA MIA! is available as an add-on to season packages with ticket prices starting at $25. Season ticket information is available through the Season Ticket Hotlines at 414-273-2787 (Mon-Sat 1 p.m.- 7 p.m.; Sun 1 p.m.-5 p.m. CST) or at 1-800-905-7469 (Mon-Fri, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-4 p.m. CST; Closed Sun). 24-hour service is also available on-line at www.MarcusCenter.org or www.BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com/Milwaukee. Disney's THE LION KING will be held at the Milwaukee Theatre at 500 W Kilbourn Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203. All other performances will be held at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202.

For information about reserving Group Tickets (10 or more for most shows) or details about special group pricing call 414-273-7121 ext. 210 or ext. 213.

Tickets for individual productions typically go on sale to the general public four to six weeks prior to the first performance.

2014-2015 Season

Disney's THE LION KING (at the Milwaukee Theatre)
November 11-December 7, 2014
Experience the phenomenon of Disney's THE LION KING when Milwaukee's best-loved musical makes a triumphant return to the Milwaukee Theatre following its record-breaking 2008 engagement! 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 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 when the Tony Award-winning Broadway sensation returns to the Milwaukee Theatre stage.

ANYTHING GOES
January 6-11, 2015
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!"

For more information, visit www.AnythingGoesTheMusical.com

MAMMA MIA! (SEASON SPECIAL)
February 20-22, 2015
MAMMA MIA! is the ultimate feel-good show that has audiences coming back again and again to relive the thrill. Now it's your turn to have the time of your life at this smash-hit musical that combines ABBA's greatest hits, including "Dancing Queen," "S.O.S.," "Super Trouper," "Take A Chance on Me" and "The Winner Takes It All," with an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship. Whether it's your first visit or your fourteenth, see the show that has the whole world coming back for more, because every time feels like the first time at MAMMA MIA!.

NETworks presents Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
March 17-22, 2015
Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, the smash hit Broadway musical, is coming to Milwaukee! Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this eye- popping spectacle has won the hearts of over 35 million people worldwide. This classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers including "Be Our Guest" and the beloved title song. Experience the romance and enchantment of Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts!

THE BOOK OF MORMON
May 19-31, 2015
Ben Brantley of The New York Times calls it "the best musical of this century." Entertainment Weekly says it's "the funniest musical of all time." From South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, it's The Book of Mormon, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical. Jon Stewart of The Daily Show calls it "a crowning achievement. So good it makes me angry."
Contains explicit language.

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
July 7-12, 2015
It began as one man's story... became everyone's music... and is now Broadway's musical. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy's journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Featuring classic songs such as "My Girl" and "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," experience it live on stage in the record-breaking smash hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL!

Photo by Joan Marcus

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