THE LAST SHIP, THE NEW ONE, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, and More Lead CTGLA Season
One of the hearts of theatre in LA, Center Theatre Group has announced its 53rd season at the Ahmanson Theatre featuring seven shows from all across the theatrical spectrum including musicals, one-person plays, the return of an iconic dance theatre piece plus one production to be announced at a later date.
The 2019-2020 season features:
Latin History for Morons
Written and performed by John Leguizamo, Directed by Tony Taccone September 5 - October 20, 2019
The New One
Written and performed by Mike Birbiglia, Directed by Seth Barrish October 23 - November 24, 2019
Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake
Music by Tchaikovsky, Directed and choreographed by Matthew Bourne December 3, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Sting in The Last Ship
New book by Lorne Campbell Original book by John Logan and Brian Yorkey Music and lyrics by Sting, Directed by Lorne Campbell January 14 - February 16, 2020
The Book of Mormon
Book, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone Choreographed by Casey Nicholaw, Directed by Casey Nicholaw and Trey Parker February 18 - March 29, 2020
Once on This Island
Book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens Music by Stephen Flaherty Choreographed by Camille A. Brown, Directed by Michael Arden April 7 - May 10, 2020
"The 2019-2020 season at the Ahmanson Theatre showcases work from some of the world's finest artists and creators," said Artistic Director Michael Ritchie. "From an iconic rock star-Sting starring in his heartfelt and empowering musical 'The Last Ship'-to a pair of raconteurs direct from Broadway-John Leguizamo in 'Latin History for Morons' and Mike Birbiglia in 'The New One'-we've curated a collection of shows that are both passionate and personal."
'The Book of Mormon' will make its Ahmanson debut, as will the 2018 Tony Award-winning revival of 'Once on This Island.'
Matthew Bourne's 'Swan Lake' returns 22 years after its American premiere at the Ahmanson. Sir Matthew Bourne promises an exciting reimagining of the dance theatre piece that introduced him to Los Angeles.
The previously announced "Torch Song" will not be a part of the 2019-2020 season at the Ahmanson Theatre.
Tickets for the 2019-2020 season are currently available by season subscription and group sales only. For information and to purchase a subscription by phone, call the exclusive subscription hotline at (213) 972-4444. To purchase season subscriptions online, visit www.CenterTheatreGroup.org/Ahmanson. Groups of 15 or more may reserve tickets by calling (213) 972-7231. General ticket on-sale dates for each show will be announced in the future.
Photo Credit: Joan Marcus
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