BWW Feature: 2018-2019 SEASON Announced at VICTORIA THEATRE ASSOCIATION
Victoria Theatre Association announced the 2018-2019 Premier Health Broadway Series, Projects Unlimited Star Attractions, the Morris Furniture Company Family Series, andNational Geographic Live Series, sponsored by Subaru of America and Wagner Subaru, tonight at a special event for Season Ticket Holders, donors, sponsors and friends of Victoria Theatre Association.
The 2018-2019 Season Announcement event was held in the Victoria Theatre to an audience of season ticket holders, donors, sponsors, and volunteers. The evening included a surprise appearance from Arica Jackson from the cast of WAITRESS as well as a video "shout out" from Lexie Dorsett Sharp, a cast member in the national touring production of SCHOOL OF ROCK.
"Our 2018-2019 Premier Health Broadway Series will bring a variety of shows that will be enjoyable for all ages," said Ken Neufeld, VTA President and CEO. "From classic musicals LES MISÉRABLES and THE KING AND I, to the latest from Broadway including SCHOOL OF ROCK, the touching FINDING NEVERLAND, ON YOUR FEET (featuring the infectious music of Gloria Estefan) and WAITRESS, the new musical with words and music written by Sara Bareilles. Our Projects Unlimited Star Attraction Series brings THE WIZARD OF OZ, RUDOLF THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL, CHICAGO, and the much-anticipated return of THE BOOK OF MORMON."
"The 2018-2019 Morris Furniture Company Family Series include shows the whole family can enjoy such as THE UGLY DUCKLING, THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH, THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS and many more magical titles," continued Neufeld. "We appreciate how these shows bring the whole family together for live theatre at the historic Victoria Theatre."
Renewal packets for all current Premier Health Broadway Series Season Ticket Holders will mail the morning of Feb. 28. The deadline for current Season Ticket Holders to request changes to Broadway Season Ticket packages is March 13. The deadline to renew 2018-2019 Broadway Season Ticket packages is March 16. Season Ticket sales for the Morris Furniture Company Family Series and National Geographic LiveSeries begin later in the spring.
The evening also celebrated Broadway Series title sponsor Premier Health. Ricia Ballas, VTA VP-Development, thanked Premier Health for its investment in the arts and emphasized the importance and appreciation of their more than 29 years of support to Victoria Theatre Association. Premier's support helps boost economic impact, recruit top talent to the region and provide an entertainment outlet for the Miami Valley.
Season Tickets for the 2018-2019 Premier Health Broadway Series are on sale now via Ticket Center Stage - the official ticket outlet for Victoria Theatre Association presentations. New Season Ticket Holders will be seated once current Season Ticket Holders' renewals are fulfilled. For Season Tickets visit the Ticket Center Stage Box Office, located in the Wintergarden of the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center or by calling 937-228-3630 or toll-free 888-228-3630.
2018-2019 Premier Health Broadway Series
SCHOOL OF ROCK
Oct. 2-7, 2018- Schuster Center
Jan. 15-20, 2019 - Schuster Center
RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN'S THE KING AND I
Feb. 12-17, 2019 - Schuster Center
ON YOUR FEET!
March 5-10, 2019 - Schuster Center
April 2-7, 2019 - Schuster Center
June 25-30, 2019 - Schuster Center
2018-2019 Projects Unlimited Star Attractions
Projects Unlimited Star Attractions appeal to a broad variety of audiences and may include blockbuster Broadway hits, cutting-edge off-Broadway theatre, family-friendly shows and concerts. More Star Attractions will be announced as the 2018-2019 season approaches.
THE WIZARD OF OZ
Oct. 23-25, 2018 - Schuster Center
RUDOLF THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL
Nov. 16-17, 2018 - Schuster Center
Feb. 1-2, 2019 - Schuster Center
THE BOOK OF MORMON
May 21-26, 2019 - Schuster Center
2018-2019 Morris Furniture Company Family Series
THE UGLY DUCKLING
Nov. 10, 2018 - Victoria Theatre
THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH
Feb. 2, 2019 - Victoria Theatre
Adapted for the stage by Jennifer & Landis Smith and Leslie Reidel
20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA
Feb. 2, 2019 - Victoria Theatre
DIARY OF A WORM, SPIDER, & A FLY
March 23, 2019 - Victoria Theatre
THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS: LOST IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM
April 27, 2019 - Victoria Theatre
These productions are specifically designed for children with an autism spectrum disorder, other sensory processing diagnoses, and other special needs. You can expect a reduction of loud or jarring sounds, the absence of flashing or strobe lighting on stage, modification of house lights during the performance, and a judgement-free environment where all patrons can feel free to vocalize or move around the theatre if they need to.
THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR & OTHER Eric Carle FAVOURITES
November 18, 2018 -Victoria Theatre
THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS: LOST IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM
April 28, 2019- Victoria Theatre
National Geographic Live! Series, sponsored by Subaru of American and Wagner Subaru
ELLEN STOFAN: A PLANET TO CALL HOME
February 3 & 4, 2019 -Victoria Theatre
MARK SYNNOTT: LIFE ON THE VERTICAL
March 10 & 11, 2019- Victoria Theatre
FLORIAN SCHULZ: INTO THE ARCTIC KINGDOM
April 14 & 15, 2019 -Victoria Theatre
WHY BECOME A SEASON TICKET HOLDER?
Why get Season Tickets? Why not just buy tickets show by show? There are REAL benefits to commitment - and committing to the flexible relationship that is Season Tickets is a breeze.
We know attending the best in touring Broadway and other performing arts events is important to you. Getting these dates on your calendar and guaranteeing your seats to these fabulous shows is a way to invest in yourself and in your relationships - as well as the arts in Dayton!
The Best Seats at the Best Price.
Save up to 15% off individual ticket prices for the Premier Health Broadway Series and 34% on the Morris Furniture Company Family Series! We are constantly negotiating with the producers to get the very best prices for our Season Ticket Holders. You receive the first priority to sit in the best available seats, and you get the best subscriber discounts.
Season Ticket Holders can always exchange tickets to another date of the same show title (if it is done at least 24 hours prior to your ticketed performance) without being charged the $5 fee. You will be responsible for any upgrades when you exchange into a more expensive seat location or performance time.
Groups may also make reservations now. Group rates will vary; however, groups of 10 or more traditionally save 10 percent. More group sales information is available by calling Betty Gould, Group Sales Manager,937-461-8295.
Individual tickets to shows go on sale later.
Tickets may be purchased in person at Ticket Center Stage, located in the Wintergarden of the Schuster Center, by phone at 937-228-3630, toll-free at 888-228-3630, or by visiting www.ticketcenterstage.com. Ticket Center Stage Box Office hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and two hours prior to each performance.
For more information about the 2018-2019 Season and the remainder of the 2017-2018 Season, please visit www.victoriatheatre.com.
Victoria Theatre Association is one of Dayton's premier arts organizations, presenting the Premier Health Broadway Series, the Morris Furniture Company Family Series, the Cool Films Series, Projects Unlimited Star Attractions, National Geographic Live Series, sponsored by Subaru of America and Wagner Subaru and The Discovery Series, which features curriculum-enhanced live theatre productions for school children. In addition to the performances it presents, Victoria Theatre Association also manages the historic Victoria Theatre, the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center, and the Metropolitan Arts Center, which houses The Loft Theatre. Victoria Theatre Association receives funding from a variety of diverse public, corporate, individual and private sources, including the Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District and the Ohio Arts Council. The Ohio Arts Council and The National Endowment for the Arts helped fund this program or organization with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.