Tickets on sale June 15 for the 2022-2023 Broadway season in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS (press release) –
Broadway in New Orleans and the Saenger Theater announced today that tickets for the long-awaited 2022-2023 season will go on sale Wednesday, June 15 at 10 a.m.
The season pass includes the long-awaited debut of RED MILL! THE MUSIC and Aaron Sorkin’s record-breaking new adaptation of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD by Harper Lee, more PRETTY WOMAN: MUSIC, SIX, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, TINA — MUSIC BY TINA TURNER and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. DISNEY THE LION KING and DR. SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! THE MUSIC are the two season options available for purchase.
“The incredible slate of shows we have for the 2022-2023 Broadway season in New Orleans should not be missed,” said David Skinner, General Manager of the Saenger Theatre. “We have several returning fan favorites and a host of stunning new productions that are sure to delight all viewers. I encourage everyone to buy their seasons now and not miss a minute of the action.
The Hancock Whitney 2022-2023 Broadway in New Orleans season includes:
PRETTY WOMAN: MUSIC October 4 to 9, 2022
DISNEY’S THE LION KING (seasonal option) October 27 – November 13, 2022
SIX November 29 – December 4, 2022
DR. SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! THE MUSIC
(seasonal option) December 13 – 18, 2022
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR January 10 to 15, 2023
TIN — THE MUSIC OF TINA TURNER February 7 – 12, 2023
Fiddler on the roof February 28 – March 5, 2023
RED MILL! THE MUSIC April 5 – 16, 2023
by Harper Lee KILL A MOCKING BIRD May 30 – June 4, 2023
PRETTY WOMAN: MUSIC
PRETTY WOMAN: MUSIC, based on one of Hollywood’s most beloved romantic stories of all time, is brought to life by a powerful creative team led by two-time Tony Award®-winning director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell. Brought to the stage by Senior Producer Paula Wagner, the show features an original score by Grammy® winner Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance, as well as a book by legendary director Garry Marshall and screenwriter JF Lawton. PRETTY WOMAN: MUSIC will lift your spirits and enlighten your heart. Are you ready to fall in love again?
DISNEY THE LION KING
More than 100 million people worldwide have experienced the phenomenon of DISNEY THE LION KING, and now you can too, when New Orleans’ most beloved musical returns to the Saenger Theatre. Winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, this historic musical event brings together one of Broadway’s most imaginative creative teams. Tony Award®-winning director Julie Taymor brings a story filled with hope and adventure to life against a backdrop of stunning visuals. THE LION KING also features some of Broadway’s most recognizable music, created by Tony Award®-winning artists Elton John and Tim Rice. There’s just nothing else like THE LION KING.
From Tudor queens to pop princesses, SIX Henry VIII’s wives take to the mic to remix five hundred years of historic heartbreak in an exuberant celebration of 21st century girl power! This new original musical is the worldwide sensation that everyone is losing their minds over. The New York Times said SIX “TOTALLY RULES!” (Critics’ Choice) and The Washington Post salute SIX like “Exactly the kind of energizing and inspiring illumination this city needs!” The Broadway season has been supercharged! Written by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss.
DR. SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! THE MUSIC
Rediscover the magic of Dr. Seuss’ classic holiday tale when he returns to New Orleans! With hit songs “You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas” from the beloved animated TV series, The Grinch discovers there’s more to Christmas than he bargained for in this heartwarming holiday musical perfect for the whole family. Max the Dog recounts that the mean and scheming Grinch, whose heart is “two sizes too small”, decides to steal Christmas from the holiday-loving Whos. Beautiful sets and costumes inspired by original Dr. Seuss artwork transport audiences to the whimsical world of Whoville and remind us of the magic of the season. Celebrate the holidays with the show The New York Times calls it “100 times better than any bedtime story!”
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
Celebrates 50 yearse Anniversary, a spellbinding new production of the iconic musical phenomenon returns to the stage. Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theater and directed by the acclaimed director Timothy Sheader (Crazy of you, In the woods) and avant-garde choreographer Drew McOnie (King Kong, Ballroom strictly), this production won the 2017 Olivier Prize for Best Musical Revival, garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades. Attracting both theater audiences and concert music fans, this production pays homage to the historic 1971 Billboard Album of the Year while creating a modern theatrical world that is uniquely fresh and inspiring.
With award-winning lyrics by Tim Rice and the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR takes place against the backdrop of a series of extraordinary events during the last weeks of the life of Jesus Christ, seen through the eyes of Judas. Reflecting the rock roots that defined a generation, the legendary score includes “I don’t know how to love it”, “Gethsemane” and “Superstar”.
TINA – THE MUSIC OF TINA TURNER
His voice is unmistakable. His fire is unstoppable. His triumph is unlike any other. An uplifting comeback story like no other, TINA – THE MUSIC OF TINA TURNER is the inspiring journey of a woman who broke down barriers and became the queen of rock. One of the world’s best-selling artists of all time, Tina Turner has won 12 Grammy Awards and her concerts have been seen by millions, with more concert tickets sold than any other solo artist in history. music. Featuring his much-loved songs, TINA – THE MUSIC OF TINA TURNER is written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Katori Hall and directed by internationally acclaimed Phyllida Lloyd.
Fiddler on the roof
Across North America, audiences are toasting a new production of Fiddler on the roof!
Packed with the hits you know and love, including ‘Tradition’, ‘Sunrise, Sunset’; ‘If I were a rich man;’ “Matchmaker, Matchmaker” and “To Life (L’Chaim!)” Fiddler on the roof is the touching story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, life, love and laughter. Tony®-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific and The king and me bring a fresh, authentic take on this beloved theatrical masterpiece from Tony winner Joseph Stein and Pulitzer Prize winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick. With a talented cast, a sumptuous orchestra and breathtaking movements and dances by Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter, from the original direction by Jerome Robbins, Fiddler on the roof will introduce a new generation to the uplifting celebration who raise their cups to joy! To like! Live!
RED MILL! THE MUSIC
Step into a world of splendor and romance, mind-blowing excess, glitz, grandeur and glory! A world where bohemians and aristocrats rub shoulders and revel in an electrifying enchantment. welcome to RED MILL! THE MUSIC. Baz Luhrmann’s groundbreaking film comes to life on stage, remixed in an outlandish new musical mash-up. Directed by Tony Award® winner Alex Timbers,RED MILL! THE MUSIC is a theatrical celebration of Truth, Beauty, Freedom and, above all, Love. With a book by Tony Award® winner John Logan; musical supervision, orchestrations and arrangements by Tony Award® winner Justin Levine; and the choreography of Tony Award® winner Sonya Tayeh,RED MILL! THE MUSIC is more than a musical, it’s a state of mind.
by Harper Lee KILL A MOCKING BIRD
All rise for Aaron Sorkin’s Academy Award®-winning adaptation of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece.The New York Times Critic’s ChoiceKILL A MOCKING BIRD is “the most successful American play in Broadway history” ( 60 minutes). rolling stone gave it 5 stars, calling it “an emotionally overwhelming landmark production of an American classic”, andNew York magazine calls it “a real phenomenon. Majestic and incandescent, it is filled with breath, nuance and soul. Under the direction of Tony Award® winner Bartlett Sher,KILL A MOCKING BIRD — “the greatest novel of all time” ( Chicago Grandstand)— quickly became “one of the greatest plays in history” (NPR). Emmy Award®-winning actor Richard Thomas will play the role of Atticus Finch in the national tour.
Subscriptions can be purchased through Broadway in New Orleans and packages start at $269. For more information, please visit https://neworleans.broadway.com/subscriptions/
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