Broadway In Norfolk 2017 – 18 Season Announced!

 

Jam Theatricals and SevenVenues are thrilled to announce the 2017-2018 Broadway In Norfolk season! The season kicks off with the return of the Tony® Award-winning musical THE BOOK OF MORMON following a record breaking engagement at Chrysler Hall in 2014. BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical which will make its debut in Norfolk at Chrysler Hall, tells the Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom. The show is currently playing to sold-out crowds at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on Broadway. Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISÈRABLES, will also make a return to Norfolk. LES MISÈRABLES tells an unforgettable story of heartbreak, passion, and the resilience of the human spirit.

The 2017-2018 Broadway In Norfolk season is rounded out by record-breaking live theater sensation DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE and family favorite THE SOUND OF MUSIC.

2017-2018 Broadway In Norfolk subscribers will also have the option to add on a season special – musical phenomenon Straight No Chaser. Hit a cappella group Straight No Chaser will perform on November 1, 2017 at Chrysler Hall and can be added to any season package.

Subscriptions for four-show and five-show packages are now available for purchase at (757) 823-4299 and www.BroadwayNorfolk.com. Patrons may also purchase group tickets by calling (757) 664-6249. Representatives are available Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Subscribe and see four shows this season for as low as $180! Tickets for individual shows will go on sale as each performance date approaches.

Subscribers enjoy exclusive benefits including a guarantee of the same great seats to each season show, and the option to renew those seats from year to year. In addition, subscribers receive additional special ticket offers and the chance to purchase tickets to added shows before the general public. Subscription tickets are received via mail prior to the performance to avoid box office lines – and lost ticket insurance is included at no additional charge.


Broadway In Norfolk 2017 – 2018 Season Performance Dates

The Book Of Mormon: October 3 – 8, 2017
Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage: November 17 – 19, 2017
The Sound Of Music: December 15 – 17, 2017
Les Misérables: January 23 – 28, 2018
Beautiful – The Carole King Musical: March 13 – 18, 2018



The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.” And Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it “Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal.” It’s THE BOOK OF MORMON, the nine-time Tony Award®-winning Best Musical.

This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now with standing room only productions in London, on Broadway, and across North America, THE BOOK OF MORMON has truly become an international sensation. Contains explicit language.



DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE is an unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensational dancing. Seen by millions across the globe, this worldwide smash hit features the hit songs “Hungry Eyes,” “Hey Baby,” “Do You Love Me?” and the heart-stopping “(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life.” London’s Sunday Express says, “This crowd-pleasing stage adaptation hits the jackpot!” It’s the summer of 1963, and 17-year-old Frances “Baby” Houseman is on vacation in New York’s Catskill Mountains with her older sister and parents. Baby discovers her own entertainment when she stumbles upon the staff quarters where an all-night dance party is in full swing. Mesmerized by the raunchy dance moves and the pounding rhythms, Baby can’t wait to be part of the scene, especially when she catches sight of Johnny Castle the resort dance instructor. Baby’s life is about to change forever as she is thrown in at the deep end as Johnny’s leading lady both on-stage and off with breathtaking consequences. Don’t miss your chance to see this record-breaking and adventurous theatre sensation. You’ll have the time of your life!


THE HILLS ARE ALIVE! A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC is coming to Norfolk’s Chrysler Hall. The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony®, Grammy® and Academy Award® winning Best Score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss” and the title song. THE SOUND OF MUSIC features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, suggested by “The Trapp Family Singers” by Maria Augusta Trapp. THE SOUND OF MUSIC enjoyed extraordinary success as the first live television production of a musical in over 50 years when “The Sound of Music Live!” aired on NBC in December 2013 and was seen by over 44 million people. 2015 marked the 50th anniversary of the film version, which continues to be the most successful movie musical in history.


Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISÈRABLES, 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 MISÈRABLES 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 70 million people in 44 countries and in 22 languages around the globe, LES MISÈRABLES is still the world’s most popular musical, breaking box office records everywhere in its 32nd year.


BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’ s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation. Featuring a stunning array of beloved songs written by Gerry Goffin/Carole King and Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil, including “I Feel The Earth Move,” “One Fine Day,” “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,” “You’ve Got A Friend” and the title song, BEAUTIFUL has a book by Tony® Award-nominee and Academy® Award-nominated writer Douglas McGrath, direction by Marc Bruni, choreography by Josh Prince, and took home two 2014 Tony® Awards and a 2015 Grammy® Award.


 


Add – On Show

Straight No Chaser: November 1, 2017