HAMILTON to Anchor 2018 – 2019 Broadway in San Antonio Season - Twenty-Nine Tony Awards, One Impressive New Season!

HAMILTON to Anchor 2018 – 2019 Broadway in San Antonio Season - Twenty-Nine Tony Awards, One Impressive New Season!

The Majestic Theatre announced its line-up of shows for the 2018-2019 North Park Lexus Broadway in San Antonio Season (BISA). HAMILTON anchors the season with a three week run, May 7-26, 2019. With eight productions, the season includes a mixture of Blockbuster Tony Award®-winners, five market premieres and returning audience favorites.

"It's San Antonio's passion for theatre that has made our season offerings grow," says Emily Smith, general manager of the Majestic and Charline McCombs Empire Theatres. "We always like to offer audiences the newest and latest; this season delivers the perfect mix with five market premieres, returning audience favorites and a comedic play. And, of course, we couldn't be more thrilled to welcome HAMILTON to the Majestic stage."

North Park Lexus Broadway in San Antonio at the Majestic Theatre opens in September with the return of WICKED, the remarkable odyssey of how two unexpected friends change each other's lives for good. Declared "The Best Musical of the Decade" by Entertainment Weekly and "A Cultural Phenomenon" by Variety, WICKED is the recipient of over 100 international awards including the Grammy Award and three Tony Awards. In November, Andrew Lloyd Webber'sSCHOOL OF ROCK makes it market premiere. Based on the hit film, the hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn a few extra bucks by posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. There he turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band. Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will make a triumphant return to San Antonio in December. The production, overseen by Matthew Bourne and Cameron Mackintosh, boasts many exciting special effects including the show's legendary chandelier. The beloved story and thrilling score - with songs like "Music of the Night," "All I Ask Of You," and "Masquerade" - will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this PHANTOM one of the largest productions now on tour.

WAITRESS makes its San Antonio debut in January 2019. Inspired by Adrienne Shelly's beloved film, it 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. "WAITRESS is a little slice of heaven!" says Entertainment Weekly and "a monumental contribution to Broadway!" according to Marie Claire.

, a romantic and adventure-filled new musical also opens in February. This dazzling show will transport you from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out on a journey to discover the mystery of her past. Audiences across North America are toasting the new production of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF returning to the Majestic in March. Featuring the Broadway classics "Tradition," "If I Were a Rich Man," "Sunrise, Sunset," "Matchmaker, Matchmaker" and "To Life," FIDDLER ON THE ROOF will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!

In May, HAMILTON will make its San Antonio debut with a three-week run. HAMILTON is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington's right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation's first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, HAMILTON is the story of America then, as told by America now.

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG is a remarkable rags-to-riches story for a play which started its life at a London fringe venue with only four paying members of the public at the first performance, and has gone on to play to an audience of over half a million around the world. This award-winning smash comedy closes out the season in June. JERSEY BOYS, the Tony Award®-winning true-life musical phenomenon about Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, will return as a season option; details will be announced soon!

Season tickets are on sale now!

North Park Lexus Broadway in San Antonio season packages are now available. Subscribers can choose a six-show package starting at $270 or seven-show package including THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA starting at $315. For more information, patrons can visit BroadwayInSanAntonio.com or call Broadway in San Antonio at 800-215-SHOW (7469), from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Season Subscribers avoid potential single ticket price increases closer to the show by reserving their seats now, and enjoy the privilege of priority ticket opportunities, lost ticket replacement, exchange privileges on existing seats for select shows. On-sale dates for individual shows will be announced in the coming months. Group minimums start as low as 10 for select shows; groups can reserve seats now by calling (210) 226-5967.

The best way to guarantee tickets to HAMILTON is to purchase a season subscription for the 2018-2019 season. Subscribers will be able to guarantee their tickets for the premiere San Antonio engagement of HAMILTON before tickets become available to the general public.

Wicked

September 26 - October 14, 2018

(Season Option)

Declared "The Best Musical of the Decade" by Entertainment Weekly and "A Cultural Phenomenon" by Variety, WICKED, the recipient of over 100 international awards including the Grammy Award and three Tony Awards returns to San Antonio. The surprising tale of an unlikely friendship between two women in the Land of Oz, the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good, long before Dorothy drops in. Elphaba, born with emerald-green skin, is smart, fiery and misunderstood. Glinda is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. The remarkable odyssey of how these unexpected friends changed each other's lives for good has made WICKED one of the world's most popular musicals.

School of Rock

November 6-11, 2018

SCHOOL OF ROCK is a New York Times Critics' Pick and "AN INSPIRING JOLT OF ENERGY, JOY AND MAD SKILLZ!" (Entertainment Weekly). Based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star posing as a substitute teacher who turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band. This high-octane smash features 14 new songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber, all the original songs from the movie and musical theater's first-ever kids rock band playing their instruments live on stage. Vanity Fair raves, "FISTS OF ALL AGES SHALL BE PUMPING!"

The Phantom of the Opera

December 6-16, 2018

(Seven Show Package Option)

Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will make a triumphant return to the Majestic Theatre as part of its North American Tour. This production, which retains the beloved story and thrilling score, boasts exciting new special effects, scenic and lighting designs, staging and choreography and has been hailed by critics as "bigger and better than ever before."

Waitress

January 8-13, 2019

WAITRESS, with music by 6 time Grammy Nominee Sara Bareilles, "is a little slice of heaven!" says Entertainment Weekly and "a monumental contribution to Broadway!" according to Marie Claire. Don't miss this uplifting musical celebrating friendship, motherhood, and the magic of a well-made pie. 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.

Anastasia

February 5-10, 2019

Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is at home in San Antonio at last! This dazzling show will transport you from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out on a journey to discover the mystery of her past. ANASTASIA features a book by celebrated playwright Terrence McNally, a lush new score by Stephen Flaherty (music) and Lynn Ahrens (lyrics) with direction by Tony Award® winner Darko Tresnjak.

Fiddler on the Roof

March 26-31, 2019

"An entirely fresh, funny, and gorgeous new production. A reason for celebration!" - New York Magazine. Tony®-winning director Bartlett Sher brings his fresh take on a beloved masterpiece to life as FIDDLER ON THE ROOF begins a North American tour direct from Broadway. A wonderful cast and a lavish orchestra tell this heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family. To love! To life!

Hamilton

May 7-26, 2019

HAMILTON is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington's right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation's first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, HAMILTON is the story of America then, as told by America now.

The Play That Goes Wrong

June 18-23, 2019

What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You'd get THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, Broadway & London's award-winning smash comedy! Called "A GUT-BUSTING HIT" (The New York Times) and "THE FUNNIEST PLAY BROADWAY HAS EVER SEEN" (HuffPost), this classic murder mystery is chock-full of mishaps and madcap mania delivering "A RIOTOUS EXPLOSION OF COMEDY" (Daily Beast). Welcome to opening night of The Murder at Haversham Manor where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous. With an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can't play dead, and actors who trip over everything (including their lines), it's "TONS OF FUN FOR ALL AGES" (HuffPost) and "COMIC GOLD" (Variety) - sure to bring down the house!

The Historic Majestic Theatre is located at 224 E. Houston Street in the heart of downtown San Antonio, Texas. Built in 1929 by John Eberson for Interstate Theatres, the Majestic was intended to be the most modern building in South Texas and was the first in the state to be totally air-conditioned. The Majestic remains one of the finest examples of atmospheric theatres ever built, receiving National Historic Landmark status in 1993. Purchased in 1988 by the City of San Antonio, the theatre was renovated in 1989 at a cost of $15 million, and shortly after, in 1996, the stage was expanded, allowing the theatre to accommodate major Broadway musicals. Since 1989, the Majestic has hosted over 5 million patrons, all at no cost to taxpayers. For more information visit www.majesticempire.com or connect with us on Facebook (facebook.com/MajesticTheatreSA) and Twitter/Instagram (@majesticempire).

Ambassador Theatre Group

Founded in 1992, Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) is the world's number one live-theatre company with close to 50 venues in Britain and the United States. ATG is also an internationally recognized award-winning theatre producer with productions in the West End and on Broadway and touring productions in the UK, North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. ATG is also the market leader in theater ticketing services through ATG Tickets, LOVETheatre and Group Line. On Broadway, ATG operates the newly refurbished Lyric Theatre, and the oldest theatre on Broadway, the recently restored Hudson. ATG also owns and operates the Saenger and Mahalia Jackson theatres in New Orleans, The Majestic and Empire theatres in San Antonio and the magnificent Kings Theatre in Brooklyn. The most recent addition to ATG North America's portfolio is the Emerson Colonial Theatre in Boston, which will re-open in 2018 with the pre-Broadway world premiere of Moulin Rouge! The Musical.

ATG's most recent producing credits in the U.S. include Sunday in the Park with George and the Lincoln Center's The King and I and in the UK Oslo, Glengarry Glen Ross and The Spoils. Award-winning producer Sonia Friedman is a group partner. Recent productions in the West End include Funny Girl, Dreamgirls and The Ferryman and on Broadway Farinelli and the King, 1984, and soon to open at the Lyric Theatre, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. atg.co.uk/europe/americas/

BROADWAY ACROSS AMERICA (BAA) is part of The John Gore Organization family of companies, which includes Broadway.com and The Broadway Channel. Led by 11-time Tony-winning producer John Gore (Owner & CEO), BAA is the foremost presenter of first-class touring productions in North America, operating in 44 markets with over 400,000 subscribers. Current and past productions include Beautiful, Cats, Chicago, Dear Evan Hansen, Groundhog Day, Hairspray, Hello, Dolly!, Million Dollar Quartet, On Your Feet!, The Producers, School of Rock and Waitress. Broadway.comis the premier theater website for news, exclusive content and ticket sales. For more information please visit BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com and Broadway.com.

HAMILTON to Anchor 2018 – 2019 Broadway in San Antonio Season - Twenty-Nine Tony Awards, One Impressive New Season!
Hamilton REGIONAL/NATIONAL TOURSMUSICAL PRIVATEBANK THEATRE 18 WEST MONROE, CHICAGO, 60603 From bastard orphan to Washington's right hand man, rebel to war hero, loving husband caught in the country's first sex scandal to Treasury head who made an untrusting world believe in the American economy, an exploration of a political mastermind and scrappy young immigrant who forever changed America: Alexander Hamilton. Starring: Karen Olivo, Mandy Gonzalez, Joshua Henry, Jonathan Kirkland, Miguel Cervantes, Alexander Gemignani MUSIC: Lin-Manuel Miranda BOOK: Lin-Manuel Miranda LYRICS: Lin-Manuel Miranda

HAMILTON to Anchor 2018 – 2019 Broadway in San Antonio Season - Twenty-Nine Tony Awards, One Impressive New Season!

HAMILTON to Anchor 2018 – 2019 Broadway in San Antonio Season - Twenty-Nine Tony Awards, One Impressive New Season!

HAMILTON to Anchor 2018 – 2019 Broadway in San Antonio Season - Twenty-Nine Tony Awards, One Impressive New Season!

HAMILTON to Anchor 2018 – 2019 Broadway in San Antonio Season - Twenty-Nine Tony Awards, One Impressive New Season!

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