Celeb Points of interest Announce 2019-2020 Broadway Season in Tulsa; LES MISERABLES, COMING AWAY and extra
After a record-breaking 35th anniversary season, Celebrity Attractions is proud to announce an exceptional lineup of six national Broadway tours to be held at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center for the 2019-2020 Broadway season of Celebrity Attractions. This season includes Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of the timeless musical about love, hope and courage, LES MISERABLES; Broadway’s golden ticket 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 ages, Disney’s FROZEN’s first national Broadway tour will premiere in Oklahoma. and the season ends with the remarkable new musical based on the true story COME FROM AWAY, which makes its Tulsa debut.
“We are having one of the most successful Broadway seasons in the country in Tulsa, and we are not taking this success lightly,” said Kristin Dotson, CEO of Celebrity Attractions. “It starts with our incredibly dedicated staff, support from sponsors, the fantastic partnership with the Tulsa PAC, and most importantly, the trust our loyal patrons put in us to keep them entertained through song and dance, laughter and tears. There is there’s always a lot of pressure to curate the Broadway season for our Tulsa audiences – our goal is to offer a wide variety of top-notch entertainment each year, but after a season with HAMILTON, the bar for 2019 has become very high high -2020 season. I think we overcame the challenge! “
LES MISERABLES September 24-29, 2019
Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award winning music phenomenon LES MISERABLES right after an acclaimed two and a half year return to Broadway. This stunning new production, with its glorious new staging and dazzling, newly designed landscape inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, impressed both audiences and critics and cheered: “Les Miz is reborn!” (NY1). Against the backdrop of 19th century France, LES MISERABLES tells an exciting story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testimony to the survival of the human spirit. With the exciting score and popular 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 stories most famous musicals in theater history. LES MISERABLES is seen by more than 130 million people in 44 countries and in 22 languages around the world and remains the most popular musical in the world. In its 33rd year, LES MISERABLES broke box office records everywhere.
Roald Dahls CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY 19th – 24th November 2019
Roald Dahl’s amazing story is now Tulsa’s golden ticket! It’s the perfect recipe for a delicious treat: songs from the original film, including “Pure Imagination,” “The Candy Man,” and “Got a Golden Ticket,” plus a new toe-tickling and ear-tickling score from the songwriters at Hairspray.
Willy Wonka opens his wonderful and mysterious chocolate factory … for a few. This includes Charlie Bucket, whose boring life beyond his wildest dreams will burst with color and confectionery. He and four other winners of the Golden Ticket will take a fascinating jaunt through a world of pure fantasy. Now is your chance to experience the wonders of Wonka like never before – get ready for oompa loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator and much more with this eternal show stopper!
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 by the makers of Les Misérables. This is the story of a young Vietnamese woman named Kim, orphaned by the war and forced to work in a bar run by an infamous character named Engineer. There she meets an American GI named Chris and falls in love with him, but they are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. For three years, Kim embarks on an epic journey of survival to return to Chris, who has no idea that he fathered a son. With a breathtaking spectacle and a sensational cast of 42 people, including Broadway hits like “The Heat Is In Saigon”, “The Movie In My Head”, “The World’s Last Night” and “American Dream” is a theatrical event that you never be forgotten.
“THE NEW MISS SAIGON RISES TO THE RAFTER!” – NY1
ANASTASIA April 7-12, 2020
Inspired by the popular films, the romantic and adventurous new musical ANASTASIA is finally on a trip to Tulsa!
> 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 when a brave young woman tries to discover the secret of her past. Chasing after a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the help of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together they go on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family.
ANASTASIA features a book by famous playwright Terrence McNally, a sumptuous new score by Stephen Flaherty (music) and Lynn Ahrens (text), directed by Tony Award winner Darko Tresnjak.
Disney’s FROZEN June 3rd – 14th, 2020 (Subscriber Dates: June 3rd – 9th)
A mysterious secret. A family torn apart. While one sister struggles to be an outsider and use her powers, the other goes on an exciting adventure to bring her family back together. They are both looking for love, but they will learn that they must first look within themselves to find it.
FROZEN melts on Broadway in a brand new production created for the stage by an award-winning team. It includes the songs you know and love from the original movie, plus an expanded score with a dozen new numbers. The creative team at its head has received a total of 16 Tony Awards, including EGOT-winning composer Robert Lopez, Oscar-winning lyricist Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Oscar-winning writer Jennifer Lee, and Tony Award-winning director Michael Grandage.
FROZEN is an unforgettable theater experience with sensational special effects, breathtaking sets and costumes as well as powerful performances. It’s everything you’d expect from a musical: it moves. It’s spectacular. And above all, it’s pure Broadway joy.
Come from July 14th to 19th, 2020
Broadways COME FROM AWAY is a best musical winner in all of North America!
This selection from the New York Times critics takes you into the remarkable true story of 7,000 passengers stranded and the small Newfoundland town that welcomed them. Cultures collided and nerves were high, but discomfort turned into trust, music rose into the night, and gratitude grew into lasting friendships.
Don’t miss this breathtaking new musical written by Tony Award nominees Irene Sankoff and David Hein under the direction of this year’s Tony Award winning best director Christopher Ashley. Newsweek cheers: “It takes you to a place you never want to leave!”
On September 11th the world stopped.
On September 12th, we were all moved by their stories.
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