Celebrity Attractions Announces 2019-2020 Broadway Season In Tulsa; LES MISERABLES, COME FROM AWAY and More
After a record-breaking 35th anniversary season, Celebrity Attractions is proud to announce an extraordinary lineup of six national Broadway tours coming in the Celebrity Attractions' 2019-2020 Broadway Season to the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. This season includes Cameron Mackintosh's new production of the timeless musical about love, hope and courage, LES MISERABLES; Broadway's golden ticket filled with "Pure Imagination", Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY; the epic love story of our time in the new production of MISS SAIGON; the spectacular new musical ANASTASIA; for the first time in forever the first national Broadway tour of Disney's FROZEN will make its Oklahoma premiere; and the season concludes with the remarkable new musical based on a true story, COME FROM AWAY, making its Tulsa debut.
"We have one of the most successful Broadway seasons in the country in Tulsa, and we don't Take That success lightly," Kristin Dotson, Celebrity Attractions CEO, said. "It starts with our incredibly committed staff, the support of sponsors, the fantastic partnership with the Tulsa PAC and most importantly, the trust that our loyal patrons put in us to entertain them through song and dance, laughter and tears. There is always a lot of pressure to curate the Broadway season for our Tulsa audiences - we have lofty goals to bring in a wide variety of first-class entertainment every year. But following a season with HAMILTON - well, the bar was set very high for this upcoming 2019-2020 season. I think we have met the challenge!"
LES MISERABLES September 24 - 29, 2019
Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISERABLES, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking new production has left both audiences and critics awestruck, cheering "Les Miz is born again!" (NY1). Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, LES MISERABLES tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption - a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Featuring the thrilling score and beloved songs "I Dreamed A Dream," "On My Own," "Stars," "Bring Him Home," "One Day More," and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history. Seen by more than 130 million people in 44 countries and in 22 languages around the globe, LES MISERABLES is still the world's most popular musical, breaking box office records everywhere in its 33rd year.
Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY November 19 - 24, 2019
Roald Dahl's amazing tale is now Tulsa's golden ticket! It's the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including "Pure Imagination," "The Candy Man," and "I've Got a Golden Ticket," alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of Hairspray.
Willy Wonka is opening his marvelous and mysterious chocolate factory...to a lucky few. That includes Charlie Bucket, whose bland life is about to burst with color and confection beyond his wildest dreams. He and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a mesmerizing joyride through a world of pure imagination. Now's your chance to experience the wonders of Wonka like never before - get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator, and more, more, more at this everlasting showstopper!
MISS SAIGON December 31, 2019 - January 5, 2020
"A DYNAMITE BROADWAY REVIVAL."- The New Yorker
Experience the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical MISS SAIGON, from the creators of Les Misérables. This is the story of a young Vietnamese woman named Kim who is orphaned by war and forced to work in a bar run by a notorious character known as the Engineer. There she meets and falls in love with an American G.I. named Chris, but they are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. For three years, Kim goes on an epic journey of survival to find her way back to Chris, who has no idea he's fathered a son. Featuring stunning spectacle and a sensational cast of 42 performing the soaring score, including Broadway hits like "The Heat is On in Saigon," "The Movie in My Mind," "Last Night of the World," and "American Dream," this is a theatrical event you will never forget.
"THE NEW MISS SAIGON SOARS TO THE RAFTERS!"- NY1
ANASTASIA April 7 - 12, 2020
Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is on a journey to Tulsa at last!
>From the Tony Award-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, this dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family.
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.
Disney's FROZEN June 3 - 14, 2020 (Subscriber dates: June 3-9)
A mysterious secret. A family torn apart. As one sister struggles with being an outsider and harnessing her powers within, the other sets out on a thrilling adventure to bring her family together once again. Both are searching for love, but they'll learn that to find it they'll have to look inside themselves first.
FROZEN is melting hearts on Broadway in an all-new production created for the stage by an award-winning team. It features the songs you know and love from the original film plus an expanded score with a dozen new numbers. The creative team at its helm has a cumulative 16 Tony Awards to its credit, including the EGOT-winning composer Robert Lopez, Oscar-winning lyricist Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Oscar-winning writer Jennifer Lee and Tony Award-winning director Michael Grandage.
An unforgettable theatrical experience filled with sensational special effects, stunning sets and costumes, and powerhouse performances, FROZEN is everything you want in a musical: It's moving. It's spectacular. And above all, it's pure Broadway joy.
COME FROM AWAY July 14 - 19, 2020
Broadway's COME FROM AWAY is a Best Musical winner all across North America!
This New York Times Critics' Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.
Don't miss this breathtaking new musical written by Tony Award nominees Irene Sankoff and David Hein and helmed by this year's Tony Award-winning Best Director, Christopher Ashley. Newsweek cheers, "It takes you to a place you never want to leave!"
On 9/11, the world stopped.
On 9/12, their stories moved us all.
To secure seats to the Celebrity Attractions' 2019-2020 Broadway Season at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, become a Broadway Season Subscriber. Season Subscriber benefits include many advantages: the best seats at the lowest prices, the same great seats for every show, the ability to buy additional tickets to individual shows before the public (when permitted), the option to exchange show tickets to another performance before the public on sale, and the opportunity to purchase tickets to any special add-on productions before the general public. Current Season Subscribers will be mailed their renewal form in February.
New Broadway Season Subscriber "real-time" online seat selection will become available this summer. The official launch date will be determined once the season ticket renewal process of our current Season Subscribers is complete. Season tickets for new Season Subscribers will be available online, by phone, and in person. To be notified of the official new Season Subscriber launch date this summer, join our mailing list at www.CelebrityAttractions.com.