Announcing The 2018-19 Broadway On Tour Season At The Community Center Theater

Announcing The 2018-19 Broadway On Tour Season At The Community Center TheaterBroadway Sacramento announced the 2018 - 19 Broadway On Tour season at the Community Center Theater, sponsored by Wells Fargo, featuring four shows not previously presented in the series and three that are favorites of Broadway Sacramento audiences. The season features Sacramento premieres of On Your Feet!, Waitress, Aladdin, and The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical. Returning shows are a newly-updated Stomp, which was presented twice before by Broadway On Tour; the new Lincoln Center Theater production of Falsettos, which was presented once before; and the brand new revival of Cats, which has previously been presented twice each by Broadway On Tour and Broadway At Music Circus.

Three of the shows in the 2018 - 19 season run for more than one week: Waitress (14 performances), Stomp (12 performances) and Disney's Aladdin (24 performances). The Lightning Thief, which is a special limited engagement and not part of a season subscription, runs for four performances; tickets to the show are currently available only to season subscribers, with a general public on-sale date TBD.

Season subscriptions provide significant savings-up to $120 off the price of a pair of single-show tickets-and guarantee tickets to every show in the season. Six-show subscriptions (including Stomp) range from $144 to $453, depending on performance day/time and seating location. Five-show subscriptions (without Stomp) range from $126 to $386, depending on performance day/time and seating location. Single-show tickets range from $21 to $165 and will go on sale at a later date.

Season tickets are on sale now, and current season subscribers have until June 1 to renew their season tickets and keep their current seat locations. Season tickets are available only at the Wells Fargo Pavilion Box Office, 1419 H Street, Sacramento, or by calling (916) 557-1999. Groups can reserve tickets for Broadway Sacramento shows beginning May 7 by calling (916) 557-1198.

2018 - 2019 Broadway On Tour Season

Regular Broadway On Tour Series

On Your Feet: October 30 - November 4, 2018
Waitress: December 27, 2018 - January 5, 2019
Stomp: February 1 - 10, 2019
Falsettos: March 12 - 17, 2019
Cats: April 2 - 7, 2019
Aladdin: May 15 - June 2, 2019

Limited Engagement (Not Part of Regular Series)

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical: April 19 - 21, 2019

Show Information

ON YOUR FEET!

Dates: October 30 - November 4, 2018 (8 performances)
Performances: Tuesday - Saturday at 8:00 PM; Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 PM.
Credits: Book by Alexander Dinelaris; featuring music produced and recorded by Emilio Estefan, Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine
Broadway On Tour History: Broadway On Tour premiere.
Broadway History: Broadway premiere - Marquis Theatre, (11/05/2015 - 8/20/2017)
Awards: 2016 Tony nomination, Best Choreography

Brief Description:

From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. But just when they thought they had it all, they almost lost everything. ON YOUR FEET! takes you behind the music and inside the real story of this record-making and groundbreaking couple who, in the face of adversity, found a way to end up on their feet.

Directed by two-time Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots), with choreography by Olivier Award winner Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys) and an original book by Academy Award winner Alexander Dinelaris ("Birdman"), ON YOUR FEET! features some of the most iconic songs of the past quarter-century - and one of the most inspiring stories in music history.

Show Website: https://onyourfeetmusical.com/

WAITRESS

Dates: December 27, 2018 - January 5, 2019 (14 performances)
Performances: Week 1: Thurs., Dec. 27, 8:00 PM, Fri. Dec. 28, 2:00 PM, 8:00 PM, Sat. Dec. 29, 2:00 PM, 8:00 PM, Sun. Dec 30, 2:00 P.M.; Week 2: Tuesday, Jan. 1 - Saturday, Jan. 5 at 8:00 PM; Wednesday, Jan. 2, Thursday, Jan. 3 Saturday, Jan. 5 at 2:00 PM.
Credits: Book by Jessie Nelson; Music and Lyrics by Sara Bareilles
Broadway On Tour History: Broadway On Tour premiere.
Broadway History: Broadway Premiere - Brooks Atkinson Theatre, (4/24/2016 - Present)
Awards: 2016 Tony Award Nominations: Best Musical, Best Original Score, Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical, Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

Brief Description:

Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this irresistible new hit features original music and lyrics by 6-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles ("Brave," "Love Song"), a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson ("I Am Sam"), choreography by Lorin Latarro (Les Dangereuse Liasons, Waiting for Godot) and direction by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus (Hair, Pippin, Finding Neverland).

Inspired by Adrienne Shelly's beloved film, WAITRESS tells the story of Jenna - a waitress and expert pie maker, Jenna dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest in a nearby county and the town's new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipes for happiness. But Jenna must summon the strength and courage to rebuild her own life.

Show Website: http://waitressthemusical.com/

STOMP

Dates: February 1 - 10, 2019 (12 performances)
Performances: Week 1: Fri. Feb. 1, 8:00 PM; Sat., Feb 2, 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM; Sun. Feb 3, 2:00 PM; Week 2: Tuesday - Saturday at 8:00 PM; Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 PM.
Credits: Created by Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas
Broadway On Tour History: 1999 and 2008
Off-Broadway History: Premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 1991, opened at the Orpheum Theatre in New York City (February 27, 1994 - Present)
Awards: Winner of three awards in 1994: Obie, Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience, and Olivier Award for Best Choreography.

Brief Description:

STOMP is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, utterly unique and appeals to audiences of all ages. The return of the percussive hit also brings some new surprises, with some sections of the show now updated and restructured and the addition of two new full-scale routines, utilizing props like tractor tire inner tubes and paint cans. STOMP. See what all the noise is about.

Show website: http://www.stomponline.com/

FALSETTOS

Dates: March 12 - 17, 2019 (8 performances)
Performances: Tuesday - Saturday at 8:00 PM; Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 PM.
Credits: Book by William Finn and James Lapine; Music by William Finn; Lyrics by William Finn.
Broadway On Tour History: 1994
Broadway History: Broadway Premiere - John Golden Theatre (4/29/1992 - 6/27/1993); Broadway Revival - Walter Kerr Theatre, (10/27/2016 - 1/08/2017)
Awards: 2017 Tony Award Nominations - Best Revival of a Musical, Best Performance by and Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical, Best performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical, Best performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical.

Brief Description:

William Finn and James Lapine's groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musical FALSETTOS returned to Broadway in an all new production from Lincoln Center Theater, and was nominated for five 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical.

FALSETTOS is a hilarious and achingly poignant look at the infinite possibilities that make up a modern family... and a beautiful reminder that love can tell a million stories.

Show Website: http://www.lct.org/shows/falsettos/

CATS

Dates: April 2 - 7, 2019 (8 performances)
Performances: Tuesday - Saturday at 8:00 PM; Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 PM.
Credits: Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Based on "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats" by T.S. Eliot; Lyrics by T.S. Eliot; Additional lyrics for "Jellicle Songs for Jellicle Cats" and "Memory" by Trevor Nunn; Additional lyrics for "Jellicle Songs for Jellicle Cats" by Richard Stilgoe.
Broadway On Tour History: 1993 and 1996
Show History: Broadway Premiere - Winter Garden Theatre (10/07/1982 - 9/10/2000), Broadway Revival - Neil Simon Theatre (7/31/2016 - 12/30/2017)
Awards: Winner of 7 Tony Awards in 1983 - Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score, Best Featured Actress in a Musical, Best Costume Design, Best Lighting Design, Best Direction of a Musical.

Brief Description:

CATS, the record-breaking musical spectacular by Andrew Lloyd Webber that has captivated audiences in over 30 countries and 15 languages, is now on tour across North America! Audiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater "Memory."

Winner of 7 Tony Awards including BEST MUSICAL, CATS tells the story of one magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn. The original score by Andrew Lloyd Webber (Phantom, School of Rock, Sunset Boulevard), original scenic and costume design by John Napier (Les Misérables), all-new lighting design by Natasha Katz (Aladdin), all new sound design by Mick Potter, new choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) based on the original choreography by Gillian Lynne (Phantom) and direction by Trevor Nunn (Les Misérables) make this production a new CATS for a new generation! Experience CATS for the first time as it begins a new life for a new generation... or let it thrill you all over again!

Show Website: https://www.catsthemusical.com/ustour/

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL

Notes: Special limited engagement, not part of regular Broadway On Tour series.
Tickets currently available only to season ticketholders.
General public on-sale date TBD.
Dates: April 19 - 21, 2019 (4 performances)
Performances: Friday, April 19 at 8:00 PM; Saturday, April 20 at 2:00 & 8:00 PM; Sunday, April 21 at 2:00 PM.
Credits: Book by Joe Tracz. Music and lyrics by Rob Rokicki. Based on the best-selling novel by Rick Riordan.
Broadway On Tour History: Broadway On Tour premiere
Show History: Introduced in New York City in 2014 by Theatreworks USA as a one-hour musical, part of a free theatre series. Full, two-act show had a limited Off-Broadway run at the Lucille Lortel Theatre from March 23 to May 6, 2017. North American tour begins in fall 2018.
Awards: Nominated for three Drama Desk Awards, including Best Musical.

Brief Description:

This "winning adaptation" (The Hollywood Reporter) of the best-selling Disney-Hyperion novel by Rick Riordan, THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL is "electrifying!" (Newsday). The Greek gods are real, and they're ruining Percy Jackson's life. As a son of Poseidon, Percy has newly discovered powers he can't control, monsters on his trail, and is on an epic quest to find Zeus's lightning bolt to prevent a war between the gods. Nominated for 3 Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical, THE LIGHTNING THIEF is "mesmerizing" and proves "lightning can strike twice!" (TheaterMania).

Show Website: http://www.lightningthiefmusical.com/#home

ALADDIN

Dates: May 15 - June 2, 2019 (24 performances)
Performances: Week 1: Wed. May 15, 8:00 PM; Thurs. May 16, 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM; Fri. May 17, 8:00 PM; Sat. May 18, 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM; Sun. May 19, 2:00 PM & 7:30 PM
Week 2 & 3: Tuesday - Saturday at 8:00 PM; Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 PM
Credits: Book by Chad Beguelin; Music by Alan Menken; Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice; Additional lyrics by Chad Beguelin; Based on the Disney film written by Ron Clements, John Musker, Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio.
Broadway On Tour History: Broadway On Tour premiere.
Broadway History: Broadway premiere, New Amsterdam Theatre, (3/20/2014 - Present)
Awards: 2014 Tony Award Winner for Best Performance by and Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical; Tony Award Nominations - Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score, Best Choreography.

Brief Description:

Discover a whole new world at Disney's ALADDIN, the hit Broadway musical.

From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of ALADDIN, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It's an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.

Hailed by USA Today as "Pure Genie-Us," ALADDIN features all your favorite songs from the film as well as new music written by Tony and Academy Award winner Alan Menken (Newsies) with lyrics penned by the legendary Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beast), Tony Award winner Tim Rice (The Lion King, Aida), and book writer Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer).

Directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Something Rotten!),this "Fabulous" and "Extravagant" (The New YorkTimes) new musical boasts an incomparable design team, with sets, costumes and lighting from Tony Award winners Bob Crowley (Mary Poppins), Gregg Barnes (Kinky Boots), and Natasha Katz (An American in Paris). See why audiences and critics agree, ALADDIN is "Exactly What You Wish For!" (NBC-TV).

Show Website: http://www.aladdinthemusical.com/

Related Articles

View More Sacramento
Stories   Shows

More Hot Stories For You

Before you go...

Like Us On Facebook
Follow Us On Twitter
Follow Us On Instagram