BOOK OF MORMON, WAR HORSE and WICKED Come to Winnipeg for 2014-2015 Broadway Across Canada Season

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BOOK OF MORMON, WAR HORSE and WICKED Come to Winnipeg for 2014-2015 Broadway Across Canada Season

Theatre fans will have the opportunity to experience some of the most acclaimed shows offered on Broadway without leaving the comfort of home. Broadway Across Canada is thrilled to bring a season of the hottest musicals and first-rate Broadway performances to the Centennial Concert Hall. Ticket packages for Broadway Across Canada will be available for purchase beginning March 10th at 10 am; online at www.BroadwayAcrossCanada.ca and charge by phone at 1.877.783.4847.

From the creators of South Park and winner of nine Tony Awards, THE BOOK OF MORMON will play a limited one-week engagement March 17 - 22, 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". Ticket package holders receive priority ticket opportunities to all shows, so a season package is the best way to guarantee seats to THE BOOK OF MORMON.

The Broadway Across Canada package will also feature the Winnipeg premiere of "landmark theatre event" (Time Magazine), WAR HORSE and the return of Broadway's biggest blockbuster WICKED.

"This is undeniably one of our most anticipated seasons in recent years," said Shana Levin, General Manager - Broadway Across Canada. "We're thrilled to continue offering such amazing line-ups to our patrons, and the 2014-2015 Season is sure to exceed expectations. This package is packed with a mix of Tony Award®-winning shows, some of the most recognized musicals in recent years, and full of pop-culture references for any generation. Winnipeg will truly have the opportunity to plug into the best of Broadway with us this year!"

THE BOOK OF MORMON | March 17 - 22, 2015

The New York Times calls it "the best musical of this century." The Washington Post says, "It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals." And Entertainment Weekly says, "Grade A: the funniest musical of all time." Jon Stewart of The Daily Show calls it "a crowning achievement. So good it makes me angry." It's THE BOOK OF MORMON, the nine- time Tony Award-winning Best Musical from the creators of South Park. Contains explicit language. For more information, visit BookofMormonTheMusical.com.

WAR HORSE | June 18 - 22, 2014

A heart-warming tale of loyalty and friendship, and winner of FIVE 2011 Tony Awards, WAR HORSE tells the story of young Albert and his beloved horse Joey. When Joey is sold to the cavalry and shipped from England to France, he is soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an extraordinary journey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in no man's land. But Albert cannot forget Joey and, still not old enough to enlist, he embarks on a treacherous mission to find him and bring him home.

Based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama, filled with stirring music and songs, is a show of phenomenal inventiveness that is currently playing to packed houses in London and around the world. At its heart are astonishing life-sized puppets created by South Africa's Handspring Puppet Company, that bring to life breathing, galloping, charging horses strong enough for men to ride.

WICKED | August 20 - 30, 2014

Back by "popular" demand. Variety calls WICKED "a cultural phenomenon," and when it last played Winnipeg in 2011, it broke box office records. Winner of over 50 major award, including a Grammy® and three Tony Awards®, WICKED is "Broadway's biggest blockbuster" (The New York Times).

Long before that girl from Kansas arrives in Munchkinland, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One - born with emerald green skin - is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. How these two grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good makes for "the most complete - and completely satisfying - musical in a long time." (USA Today).

Ticket packages for the Broadway Across Canada 2014-2015 season vary in price depending on performance, seat location, and date of purchase. Season packages will be on-sale to the general public on March 10th at 10 am; online at www.BroadwayAcrossCanada.ca and charge by phone at 1-877-783-4847.

By purchasing a season ticket package you not only GAURANTEE seats to these amazing shows but enjoy benefits:

- Prime Seating Locations: Secure great seat locations for all season shows. Locked In Prices: Secure the best price for the best seats in the house.

- No Fee Ticket Exchanges: Exchange seats within the same engagements for no additional fee.

- Priority Ticket Purchases: Skip the line for season specials and additional tickets for your friends and family.

- Free Ticket Replacement Service: Don't worry about lost tickets; we can replace them for you at no cost.

- Membership to the BAC Network: Purchasing access in more than 40+ cities in the US & Canada.

BROADWAY ACROSS CANADA and Broadway Across America is part of the Key Brand Entertainment family of companies which includes Broadway.com and is operated by John Gore (Owner & CEO). BAA is the foremost presenter of first-class touring musicals and plays in North America, operating in 40 markets. As a leading Broadway producer, BAA is dedicated to the development and production of new and diverse theatre. Current/upcoming productions include Beautiful, Betrayal, Bullets Over Broadway, Little Miss Sunshine, Million Dollar Quartet and Pippin. Past productions include Hairspray, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Memphis, Promises, Promises, The Producers and War Horse. For more information, visit BroadwayAcrossCanada.ca.

Pictured: THE BOOK OF MORMON First National Tour Company. Photo by Joan Marcus, 2013.

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