Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts has announced its ninth Broadway In Orlando season lineup with new Title Sponsor AdventHealth.
The season will bring the best of Broadway to the Walt Disney Theater with eight new and two previously announced shows, including “Hamilton,” “SIX,” “Tina – The Tina Turner Musical,” “Pretty Woman: The Musical,” “Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird,” “Chicago,” “My Fair Lady,” and “Beetlejuice.”
Current subscribers will also have first access to “Wicked” and “Riverdance 25th Anniversary Show” as season options.
Broadway in Orlando subscribers must renew by Friday, April 15. New subscriptions will go on sale later this Spring. Anyone interested can join the waitlist at BroadwayInOrlando.com to be among the first in line for new subscriptions.
The AdventHealth Broadway in Orlando 22/23 series is presented by Dr. Phillips Center in partnership with Florida Theatrical Association and Broadway Across America.
“We are so thankful to have AdventHealth with us for the next three years with this new title sponsorship of our Broadway in Orlando series,” said Kathy Ramsberger, president and ceo of the Dr. Phillips Center. “AdventHealth is a long-standing supporter, and this further strengthens their great relationship with us, as our medical partner and advocate for our community education initiatives through the AdventHealth School of the Arts.”
Here is the schedule of titles coming to the 2022-2023 AdventHealth Broadway In Orlando Season:
October 4-9, 2022
Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived.
From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, the “SIX” wives of Henry VIII take the mic to remix five hundred years of heartbreak into an exuberant celebration of 21st century girl power! This new original musical is the global sensation that everyone is losing their head over.
October 26-November 20, 2022
“Hamilton” is the story of America’s beginnings, told by the America of now. Featuring 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 – a musical that has had a profound impact on culture, politics and education.
With book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and musical supervision and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, “Hamilton” is based on Ron Chernow’s acclaimed biography.
Read our review from 2019: Out And About: ‘Hamilton’ Is Musical Theater At Its Finest At Dr. Phillips Center
Tina – The Tina Turner Musical
January 10-15, 2023
Her voice is undeniable. Her fire is unstoppable. Her triumph is unlike any other.
An uplifting comeback story like no other, “Tina – The Tina Turner Musical” is the inspiring journey of a woman who broke barriers and became the Queen of Rock n’ Roll.
One of the world’s best-selling artists of all time, Tina Turner has won 12 Grammy® Awards and her live shows have been seen by millions, with more concert tickets sold than any other solo performer in music history.
Featuring her much loved songs, “Tina – The Tina Turner Musical” is written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Katori Hall and directed by the internationally acclaimed Phyllida Lloyd.
Riverdance?25th Anniversary Show (Season option)
January 20-22, 2023
This a powerful and stirring reinvention of the beloved “Riverdance,” celebrated the world over for its Grammy® Award-winning thrilling energy and passion of its Irish and international dance.
Twenty-five years on, composer Bill Whelan has rerecorded his mesmerizing soundtrack while producer Moya Doherty and director John McColgan have completely reimagined the ground-breaking show with innovative and spectacular lighting, projection, stage and costume designs.
Wicked (Season option)
January 25-February 12, 2023
“Wicked,” the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz… but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin, who is 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.”
Read our review from 2017: Out And About: ‘Wicked’ Casts Its Magic Over The Dr Phillips Center
Pretty Woman: The Musical
February 28-March 5, 2023
“Pretty Woman: The Musical,” based on one of Hollywood’s most beloved romantic stories of all time, springs to life with a powerhouse creative team led by two-time Tony Award®-winning director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell (Hairspray, Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde).
Brought to the stage by lead producer Paula Wagner,?”Pretty Woman: The Musical”?features an original score by Grammy®?winner Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance (“Summer of ’69,” “Heaven”), and a book by the movie’s legendary director Garry Marshall and screenwriter J.F. Lawton.?”Pretty Woman: The Musical”?will lift your spirits and light up your heart.
Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird
March 21-26, 2023
“To Kill a Mockingbird” is a 2018 play based on the 1960 novel of the same name by Harper Lee, and adapted for the stage by Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin.
Inspired by Lee’s own childhood in Alabama, the play features one of literature’s towering symbols of integrity and righteousness in the character of Atticus Finch, based on Lee’s own father. The character of Scout, based on Lee herself, has come to define youthful innocence – and its inevitable loss – for generation after generation of readers around the world.
Emmy Award®-winning actor Richard Thomas (“The Waltons”) will play the role of Atticus Finch in the National Tour.
April 18-23, 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, with one show stopping song after another and the most astonishing dancing you’ve ever seen.
The musical “Chicago” is based on a play of the same name by reporter and playwright Maurine Dallas Watkins, who was assigned to cover the 1924 trials of accused murderers Beulah Annan and Belva Gaertner for the Chicago Tribune. In the musical, the character of Roxie Hart is based on Annan, while the show’s Velma Kelly is based on Gaertner.
“Chicago” features music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and book by Ebb and legendary choreographer Bob Fosse.
My Fair Lady
May 9-14, 2023
“My Fair Lady” is a musical based on George Bernard Shaw’s 1913 play Pygmalion, with a book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe.
The story concerns Eliza Doolittle, a Cockney flower girl who takes speech lessons from professor Henry Higgins, a phonetician, so that she may pass as a lady. Despite his cynical nature, Higgins falls in love with her.
Boasting such classic songs as “I Could Have Danced All Night,” “The Rain in Spain,” “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly” and “On the Street Where You Live,” it was hailed by The New York Times as “one of the best musicals of the century.”
June 27-July 2, 2023
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 demon with a thing for stripes.
With an irreverent book, a creative set, and a score that’s out of this Netherworld, “Beetlejuice” is “screamingly good fun!” (Variety).
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