THE BOOK OF MORMON, KINKY BOOTS & More Set for 2016-17 Broadway In Jacksonville Season

The FSCJ Artist Series, sponsored by Chase, is thrilled to announce the 2016-17 Broadway in Jacksonville season, filled with award-winning blockbusters and family favorites. Next season's lineup will feature Broadway in Jacksonville debuts of DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID , 2013 Tony Award-winners KINKY BOOTS and RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA, along with audience favorite JERSEY BOYS.

By popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON returns to Jacksonville for a limited one week engagement as a season option.

"I am pleased to announce our 2016-17 Broadway in Jacksonville Season - our 51st year of presenting outstanding entertainment on the First Coast," said Dr. Milt Russos, executive director of the FSCJ Artist Series. "It will be a season of Tony Award-winning blockbusters with three productions currently on Broadway."

FOUR-SHOW BROADWAY SUBSCRIPTION

JERSEY BOYS February 14 - 19, 2017

DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID March 21 - 26, 2017

KINKY BOOTS May 2 - 7, 2017

RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA June 13 - 18, 2017

RETURNING AS THE SEASON OPTION

THE BOOK OF MORMON January 17 - 22, 2017

Jersey Boys is the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the Tony Award-winning true-life musical phenomenon. From the streets of New Jersey to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, this is the musical that's just too good to be true. FEATURING THE LEGENDARY TOP TEN HITS: "Sherry" • "Big Girls Don't Cry" • "Walk Like A Man" • "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" • "December, 1963 (Oh What A Night)"
February 14 - 19, 2017

Disney's The Little Mermaid In a magical kingdom fathoms below, we meet Ariel, the little mermaid who is tired of flipping her fins and longs to be part of the fascinating world on dry land. Joining her are Sebastian, Ariel's crabby sidekick; Ursula, the evil sea witch; Triton, King of the Sea and the handsome and human Prince Eric; based on the Disney animated film and hit Broadway musical. The set design includes special aerial effects to create the underwater illusion.
March 21 - 26, 2017

Kinky Boots is Broadway's huge-hearted, high-heeled hit! With songs by Grammy and Tony winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Inspired by true events, Kinky Boots takes you from a gentlemen's shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan. Charlie Price is struggling to live up to his father's expectations and continue the family business of Price & Son. With the factory's future hanging in the balance, help arrives in the unlikely but spectacular form of Lola, a fabulous performer in need of some sturdy new stilettos. With direction and choreography by two-time Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray) and a book by Broadway legend and four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (La Cage Aux Folles), Kinky Boots is the winner of 6 Broadway Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Choreography. Take a step in the right direction and discover that sometimes the best way to fit in is to stand out. "There is no show hotter than Kinky Boots!" - CBS News
May 2 - 7, 2017

Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella is the Tony Award- winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that's delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love-the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more-plus some surprising new twists! Be transported back to your childhood as you rediscover some of Rodgers + Hammerstein's most beloved songs, including "In My Own Little Corner," "Impossible/It's Possible" and "Ten Minutes Ago," in this hilarious and romantic Broadway experience for anyone who's ever had a wish, a dream... or a really great pair of shoes! June 13 - 18, 2017

The Book of Mormon, The New York Times calls it "the best musical of the 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." Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it "Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal." It's THE BOOK OF MORMON, the nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical. (Contains explicit language) January 17 - 22, 2017

Season tickets to the FSCJ Artist Series' 2016-17 Broadway in Jacksonville Season, sponsored by Chase, are on sale now with four-show package prices starting at just $137.

Season ticket prices vary depending on the show time, day of the week and seating location. A renewal brochure packet has been mailed to current FSCJ Artist Series subscribers this week, allowing them to confirm or request an upgrade to their seats.

Current subscribers can renew by calling (904) 442-2929 or (888) 860-BWAY, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. or visit fscjartistseries.org. Current subscribers may also mail their invoices to the FSCJ Artist Series Box Office, 501 W. State Street, #109, Jacksonville, FL 32202.

New subscribers can order their season tickets to receive priority seating. New subscriptions may be ordered over the phone by calling (904) 442-2929 or (888) 860-BWAY, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. To order new subscriptions online, visit fscjartistseries.org.

Subscriber benefits include: guaranteed package pricing, premium seat locations, no waiting in line for tickets, exclusive exchange privileges, priority ticket purchases, access to other FSCJ Artist Series events and lost ticket insurance.

VIP Seating is available to contributors to the FSCJ Artist Series at five levels: Angel, Producer, Benefactor, Patron and Donor. Call (904) 442-2929 or visit fscjartistseries.org for additional benefits available through the VIP Theater Club.

Reservations for groups can be made at this time by calling (904) 442-2947 or emailing groupsales@fscjartistseries.org.

Performances for the FSCJ Artist Series' 2016-17 Broadway in Jacksonville Season, sponsored by Chase are Tuesdays through Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m., Saturday afternoons at 2 p.m. and Sundays at 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.

For show photos for the FSCJ Artist Series 2016-17 Broadway in Jacksonville Season, sponsored by Chase, please contact Ashley Williams at (904) 442-2933 or ashley.williams@fscjartistseries.org.

As part of a multi-year partnership, Chase will be the sponsor of the FSCJ Artist Series, including the 2016-17 Broadway in Jacksonville Season. Chase customers will receive benefits throughout the FSCJ Artist Series Season, including discounts on selected beverages and food at the Times-Union Center during Artist Series performances.

An additional Chase benefit for Season Subscribers using their Chase Credit Cards to purchase Friday Night Broadway Season Packages, is the opportunity to participate in an exclusive post show meet and greet with the cast.*

*conditions apply, please inquire.



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