Broadway coming to South Florida next season

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Here is the Broadway cast of Six.

 

Some of Broadway’s hottest shows are headed to South Florida.

Specifically, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County in Miami and the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Ft. Lauderdale have announced Broadway Across America’s 2022-23 season for South Florida.

Three popular shows on the list will return to the region. Namely, they are the blockbuster musical phenomenon, Hamilton, the huge hit, Chicago, and the stage musical adaptation of the movie, Mean Girls.

Meanwhile, four shows will make their South Florida premiere at the Broward Center. In particular, perhaps the hottest show on Broadway, Six, will play the Broward Center from Oct. 11-23. But if you would rather see Six in Miami, you will be able to. That is because the Arsht Center will welcome Six from Oct. 25-30.

In addition to Six, premieres at the Broward Center will include the stage adaptation of Harper Lee’s classic novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. That show will open on March 28, 2023 and run through April 9, 2023. In addition, singer Tina Turner’s tale will play out at the Broward Center in Tina, The Tina Turner Musical. It will open on Jan. 17, 2023 and run through Jan. 29. Finally, Beetlejuice: The Musical will open on June 13, 2023 and run through June 25, 2023 at the Broward Center.

Roughly 30 miles south of Ft. Lauderdale, in Miami, the anticipated return of Wicked will play the Arsht Center. Also in the Magic City, you can look forward to seeing the Lincoln Center Theatre’s production of My Fair Lady. In addition, for the first time in Miami, Disney’s Aladdin, and Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations will take the Arsht’s stage.

Below is a closer look at the Broadway Across America 2022-23 line-ups for Miami and Ft. Lauderdale.

Broward Center

  • Six: The Musical will run from Oct. 11-23

From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII take the mic to remix 500 years of historical heartbreak into an exuberant celebration of 21st century girl power.

  • Hamilton will run from Nov. 22-Dec. 11

Hamilton is the story of America then, told by America now. This musical phenomenon, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for drama and a host of other awards, features a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B, and Broadway. Hamilton has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary moment in theater. Undoubtedly, it is a musical that has had a profound impact on culture, politics, and education.

  • Riverdance 25th Anniversary Show will run from Jan. 13-15, 2023

Immerse yourself in the extraordinary power and grace of this show’s music and dance, beloved by fans of all ages. In 2021, Riverdance celebrated a return to the U.K. stage. In the U.K., the iconic show played to sold-out audiences in 27 cities across the country. Riverdance is a theatrical show consisting mostly of traditional Irish music and dance.

  • Tina – The Tina Turner Musical will run from Jan. 17-29, 2023

This musical involves the inspiring journey of a woman who broke barriers and became the Queen of Rock n’ Roll. She is one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time. Turner has won 12 Grammy Awards. And millions have seen her live shows, with more concert tickets sold than any other solo performer in music history. Tina – The Tina Turner Musical features her much-loved songs. The show’s creator is Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Katori Hall. Meanwhile, the director is the internationally-acclaimed Phyllida Lloyd.

  • Chicago (Subscriber Choice) will run from Feb. 14-19, 2023.

After 25 years, Chicago is still the one musical with everything that makes Broadway shimmy-shake: a universal tale of fame, fortune, and all that jazz. The musical features one show-stopping song after another and astonishing dancing. The show has won six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards, and a Grammy.

  • Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird will run from March 28-April 9, 2023

All rise for Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork. It concerns a Southern lawyer who defends a Black man accused of raping a white woman in the South from 1933-1935. Since Sorkin’s adaptation opened in December 2018, it has attracted critical acclaim and become the most successful play in New York theater history. This version of the play, among other things, casts adults as children.

  • Mean Girls (subscriber’s choice) will run from May 2-7, 2023

Cady Heron may have grown up on an African savanna, but nothing prepared her for the vicious ways of her strange new home: suburban Illinois. Soon, this naïve newbie falls prey to a trio of lionized frenemies led by the charming but ruthless Regina George. But when Cady devises a plan to end Regina’s reign, she learns the hard way that you can’t cross a Queen Bee without getting stung.

  • Beetlejuice will run from June 13-25

He earned his stripes on Broadway… now the ghost-with-the-most is coming to your city.
It’s showtime! Based on Tim Burton’s dearly beloved film, this hilarious musical tells the story of Lydia Deetz, a strange and unusual teenager whose whole life changes when she meets a recently deceased couple and a demon with a thing for stripes. With an irreverent book, an astonishing set, and a score that’s out of this Nether world, BEETLEJUICE is “SCREAMINGLY GOOD FUN!” (Variety). And under its uproarious surface (six feet under, to be exact), it’s a remarkably touching show about family, love, and making the most of every Day-O!

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Here is a closer look at the 2022-23 Broadway in Miami lineup

  • Six will run from Oct. 25-30: You have the chance to see perhaps Broadway’s biggest hit not once, but twice. If you wish to see it after it plays the Broward Center, drive south on I-95
  • Aladdin will run from Jan. 3-8 : 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. Set in the fictional Arabian city of Agrabah, the story follows the familiar tale of a poor young man who is granted three wishes by a genie in a lamp, which he uses to woo a princess and to thwart the sultan’s evil Grand Vizier.
  • Wicked will run from Feb. 15-March 5: Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin — smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships — until the world decides to call one “good” and the other one “wicked.”
  • My Fair Lady will run from March 28-April 2: From Lincoln Center Theater and director Bartlett Sher comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly), Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady. Boasting such classic songs as “I Could Have Danced All Night,” “The Rain in Spain” and “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly,” My Fair Lady tells the story of Eliza Doolittle, a young Cockney flower seller, and Henry Higgins, a linguistics professor who is determined to transform her into his idea of a “proper lady.” But who is really being transformed?
  • Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations will run from May 9-14: This electrifying, smash-hit Broadway musical follows The Temptations’ extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Nominated for 12 Tony Awards and the winner of the 2019 Tony Award for Best Choreography, it’s a thrilling story of brotherhood, family, loyalty and betrayal during a decade of civil unrest in America. Set to the beat of the group’s treasured hits, including “My Girl,” “Just My Imagination,” “Get Ready” and “Papa Was a Rolling Stone,” Ain’t Too Proud tells the unforgettable story of the legendary quintet that Billboard Magazine named the greatest R&B group of all time.

Season tickets for the 2022/2023 Bank of America Broadway in Fort Lauderdale six-show package are available and range from $279 – $945. To renew or purchase a new subscription visit BroadwayInFortLauderdale.com. Season ticket prices are now on sale and prices for the five-show subscription package range from $202 to $786. Broadway in Fort Lauderdale is at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW 5th Ave, Fort Lauderdale.

At the Arsht Center, to become a season ticket holder, visit arshtcenter.org, or call the Arsht Center box office at (305) 949-6722 or the Season Ticket Holder Hotline toll-free at (800) 939-8587. You may arrange priority group seating for groups of 10+ by calling the Arsht Center at (786) 468-2326. Subscriptions are available via arshtcenter.org. Current subscribers may renew their season tickets by visiting arshtcenter.org or calling the box office at (305) 949-6722 or the Season Ticket Holder Hotline toll-free at 800.939.8587. The renewal period ends on April 28.  Adrienne Arsht Center’s Broadway in Miami is at the Ziff Ballet Opera House, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami.

 

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