DIRTY DANCING, ONCE, ANNIE, NEWSIES and More Set for Broadway in San Antonio's 2014-15 Season
The 2014-2015 season of Broadway in San Antonio features six show-stopping productions, two market debuts and three season options.
Broadway in San Antonio at the Majestic Theatre opens in November with passionate romance and an electric stage adaption of DIRTY DANCING, followed by an extended run of Disney's phenomenal production of THE LION KING. In January 2015, CHICAGO kicks off the new year with everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz. Winner of eight Tony Awards® including Best Musical, ONCE will captivate audiences in March with its powerful music and an enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician. Leapin' Lizards! Broadway's best-loved musical ANNIE returns to San Antonio in April, followed in May by the smash hit, crowd-pleasing musical from Disney, NEWSIES. Winner of the 2012 Tony Awards® for Best Score and Best Choreography, NEWSIES is a high-energy explosion of song and dance.
Three season options give Broadway fans more choices than ever before. Subscribers can add these shows to their season package. The eye-popping spectacle Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, presented by NETworks, features unforgettable characters and dazzling production numbers. BLUE MAN GROUP, best known for their wildly popular theatrical shows and concerts, returns to combine comedy, music, and technology to produce a totally unique form of entertainment. Then, have the time of your life at MAMMA MIA!, the ultimate feel-good show has audiences returning again and again to hear ABBA's greatest hits.
"This new season offers an unforgettable blend of classic Broadway and new contemporary productions. Each year we strive to bring a mix of productions that is as diverse as our audiences, as well as attract new theatre patrons. I think this season certainly accomplishes that goal," says Mike Rilley, General Manager of the Majestic and Charline McCombs Empire Theatres. "We are proud to bring the best of Broadway to San Antonio at the Majestic Theatre!"
Season tickets are on sale now! Six-show Broadway in San Antonio Season Subscription packages are on sale now, and prices start at $191. For more information, patrons can visit BroadwayInSanAntonio.com or call Broadway in San Antonio at 800-215-SHOW (7469), from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Current Season Subscribers will receive renewal packets in the mail in the next two weeks but can view their renewal invoice online now at BroadwayInSanAntonio.com. The renewal deadline is Monday, March 17. Season Subscribers avoid potential single ticket price increases closer to the show by reserving their seats now, enjoy the privilege of priority ticket opportunities, lost ticket replacement, exchange privileges on existing seats, and much more. On-sale dates for individual shows will be announced in the coming months. Group minimums start as low as 10 for select shows; groups can reserve seats now by calling (210) 226-5967.
DIRTY DANCING November 4-9, 2014
An unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart- pounding music, passionate romance, and sensational dancing. Seen by millions across the globe, this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives. Featuring the hit songs, "Hungry Eyes," "Hey Baby,""Do You Love Me?" and the heart stopping "(I've Had) The Time of My Life." You'll have the time of your life!
Disney's THE LION KING December 10, 2014 - January 4, 2015
Experience the phenomenon of Disney's THE LION KING. 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 Oscar-winning song "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" and "Circle of Life." Let your imagination run wild at the Tony Award-winning Broadway sensation Newsweek calls "a landmark event in entertainment."
CHICAGO THE MUSICAL January 27 - February 1, 2015
A true New Y ork City institution, CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame,
fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping-song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you've ever seen. It's no wonder CHICAGO has been honored with 6 Tony Awards, 2 Olivier Awards, a Grammy and thousands of standing ovations. It's also no surprise that CHICAGO has wowed audiences all around the world, from Mexico City to Moscow, from Sao Paulo to South Africa. Whether you're looking for your first Broadway musical, whether you've seen the Academy Award-winning film and want to experience the show live on stage or whether you've seen it before and want to recapture the magic, CHICAGO always delivers.