Kravis On Broadway Announces the 2014-2015 Series Packed with Tony Award-Winning Shows
THE BOOK OF MORMON to Anchor Season
The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is proud to announce the seventh annual series of Kravis On Broadway, which will present six smash hit musicals.
From the creators of South Park and winner of nine Tony Awards, The Book of Mormon will play a limited one week engagement on December 16 -21, 2014. The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century” and Entertainment Weekly says it’s “the funniest musical of all time.” Season subscribers receive priority ticket opportunities to shows which makes a season subscription the best way to guarantee seats to The Book of Mormon.
“The 2014-2015 Kravis On Broadway season boasts a powerful line-up that includes numerous Tony Award-winning mega-hits straight from the Great White Way,” says Lee Bell, the Kravis Center’s Senior Director of Programming.
The 2014-2015 Kravis On Broadway series includes:
November 11-16, 2014
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is the Tony Award®– winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love – the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more – plus some surprising new twists. Be transported back to childhood and rediscover some of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s most beloved songs, including “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible/It’s Possible” and “Ten Minutes Ago,” in this hilarious and romantic Broadway experience for anyone who’s ever had a wish, a dream… or a really great pair of shoes.
December 16-21, 2014
THE BOOK OF MORMON
Winner of 9 Tony Awards® including Best Musical! From Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of South Park, and Robert Lopez, co-creator of Avenue Q comes THE BOOK OF MORMON, a new Broadway musical that Jon Stewart of The Daily Show describes as, “a crowning achievement, so good it makes me angry,” and by Entertainment Weekly as “the funniest musical of all time.” Don’t miss your chance to see what Ben Brantley of The New York Times calls “the best musical of this century.”
Contains explicit language.
January 27 – February 1, 2015
FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL
The pop culture phenomenon of Flashdance is now live on stage with electrifying dance at its core. FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill welder by day and a bar dancer by night with dreams of one day becoming a professional performer. When romance with her steel mill boss threatens to complicate her ambitions, Alex learns the meaning of love and its power to fuel the pursuit of her dream.
March 10-15, 2015
All Aboard for this saucy and splendid production of ANYTHING GOES, winner of three 2011 Tony Awards® including Best Musical Revival and Choreography. One of the greatest musicals in theater history, Cole Porter’s first-class musical comedy is sailing to the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach. The New York Times hails it a “musical comedy joy,” and USA Today calls it “glorious and exuberant.”
When the S.S. American heads out to sea, etiquette and convention get tossed out the portholes as two unlikely pairs set off on the course to true love…proving that sometimes destiny needs a little help from a crew of singing sailors, an exotic disguise and some good old-fashioned blackmail.
April 7-12, 2014
Turn Up That Dial! From the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, comes a hot new Broadway musical that bursts off the stage with explosive dancing, irresistible songs and a thrilling tale of fame and forbidden love. Inspired by actual events, MEMPHIS is about a radio DJ who wants to change the world and a club singer who is ready for her big break. Come along on their incredible journey to the ends of the airwaves — filled with laughter, soaring emotion and roof-raising rock ‘n’ roll. Winner of four 2010 Tony Awards® including Best Musical.
April 28 – May 3, 2015
Join us… for this magical, unforgettable production. The New York Times declared, “Astonishing! A PIPPIN for the 21st Century.” The 2013 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival is back for the first time since it thrilled audiences 40 years ago. With a beloved score by Tony nominee Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Wicked), PIPPIN tells the story of a young prince on a death-defying journey to find meaning in his existence. Will he choose a happy but simple life? Or will he risk everything for a singular flash of glory? This captivating new production is directed by Tony winner Diane Paulus (Hair and The Gershwins’ Porgy & Bess). PIPPIN features sizzling choreography in the style of Bob Fosse and breathtaking acrobatics by Les 7 Doigts De La Main, the creative force behind the nationwide sensation Traces.
How to Get Tickets:
Subscriptions for all six Kravis On Broadway productions are $174 to $492. For information about purchasing a subscription to Kravis On Broadway, contact the Kravis Center box office at (561) 832-7469 or (800) 572-8471, or log on to kravis.org/broadway.
For group sales contact Teri Reid at (561) 651-4438 or or Karen Farruggia at (561) 651-4304.
The Kravis Center is located at 701 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach. For more information, please call (561) 832-7469 or visit the official web site at kravis.org.