Broadway in Boston has revealed its lineup for the 2018–2019 season. The slate of plays and musicals that will play the Boston Opera House and the Emerson Colonial Theatre includes the Tony-winning Dear Evan Hansen, the acclaimed revival of Hello, Dolly! with Tony winner Betty Buckley in the starring role, and the Broadway revival of Miss Saigon.
The season will kick off November 7 with the long-running Broadway and West End hit, The Play That Goes Wrong. Performances will be in the Emerson and are scheduled through November 18.
In the new year, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will take over the Boston Opera House (January 8–29, 2019), followed by Beautiful—The Carole King Musical (January 29–February 10); and School of Rock The Musical (February 12–24). The Illusionists, Live From Broadway will play the Emerson March 5–10.
The Boston Opera season will continue with A Bronx Tale (April 2–14); Les Miserables (April 16–28); Miss Saigon (June 12–30); and Dear Evan Hansen (July 10–August 4), which will kick off its first national tour at the Denver Center this fall. Kinky Boots will play the Emerson May 7–12.
Closing out the season will be the touring production of Hello, Dolly! with Buckley, August 6–18, 2019, in the Boston Opera House. As previously announced, the Tony winner will take on the title role of Dolly Gallagher Levi when the traveling production begins performances October 2 at Cleveland’s Playhouse Square.