INTO THE WOODS, TARZAN, CARRIE & More Set for Woodlawn Theatre's 2014 Season
Mainstage subscription packages are now available for purchase for the 2014 season at the historic Woodlawn Theatre in conjunction with the announcement of its 2014 season. Coming up on the main stage are three Texas premieres, two shows currently playing on and off Broadway, three popular movie adaptations and a fairytale.
Subscription packages that include all seven mainstage shows start at $133 for adults with discounts for seniors, members of the San Antonio Theatre Coalition, active duty military and children.
The 2013-2014 season opens February 14 with Tony-award winning musical Into the Woods, which follows the fairy-tale plot of several Brothers Grimm stories. The Disney film adaptation featuring Meryl Streep, Johnny Depp and Tracy Ullman, among others, opens in movie theatres December 2014.
Spring kicks off with Catch Me if You Can, the story of con artist Frank Abagnale, Jr.
Tarzan: The Musical is next, opening June 20, followed by Smokey Joe's Café, which holds the record for the longest-running musical revue in Broadway history, opening August 15.
Texas comedy-drama Unbroken Circle opens September 25 and starts off the Fall season, followed by Carrie, opening October 17. White Christmas, based on the 1954 film of the same name, opens November 28 and closes out the 2014 season.
In addition, the Woodlawn has partnered with Yellow Cab Company, naming the transportation service as its preferred cab service for patrons.
The Woodlawn plans to continue its commitment to a variety of artistic and educational programs throughout the season, including its late night cabaret and award-winning youth program.
Into the Woods
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by James Lapine
February 14 - March 16
Into the Woods is musical sophistication, childhood bedtime stories and magical worlds colliding. Premiering on Broadway in 1987, it has been revived many times since 1991. Johnny Depp and Meryl Streep are currently filming Disney's movie adaptation, opening in theaters December 2014. This fabulous intertwining of The Brothers Grimm fairy tales won several Tony Awards, including Best Score and Best Book.
Catch Me If You Can
Libretto by Terrence McNally
Theatrical score by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman
Film by Steven Spielberg 2002
April 11 - May 11
Catch Me If You Can is based on the silkly-woven 2002 film by Steven Spielberg. Before he was 21, Frank Abagnale Jr. successfully posed as a pilot, a doctor and a lawyer - living the high life with millions of dollars in forgEd Checks. The musical opened at Broadway's Neil Simon Theatrein April 2011 and received four Tony Awards nominations, including one for Best Musical.
Tarzan: The Musical
Music Phil Collins
Book by David Henry Hwang
June 20 - July 20
Tarzan: The Musical travels by vine from shipwreck to jungle and back in its adaptation of the delightful Disney film and its namesake book by Edgar Rice Burroughs. It received international recognitions with awards and reproductions in Hamburg, the Philipphines, the Netherlands and other countries.