West Side Story, Memphis, La Cage and Come Fly Away Will Play Chicago in 2011-12

News   West Side Story, Memphis, La Cage and Come Fly Away Will Play Chicago in 2011-12
 
Complete programming for the Broadway in Chicago 2011-12 subscription series was announced March 29. West Side Story, Come Fly Away and La Cage aux Folles are in the mix, at various venues in Chicago.

"Off-season" specials include Chicago, Mary Poppins, Rock of Ages, Fiddler on the Roof and The Addams Family.

Season ticket packages go on sale to new subscribers on April 1.

The complete season, including performance dates and venues, is as follows:

West Side Story
July 19-Aug. 14, 2011
Cadillac Palace Theatre

Directed by David Saint, using Tony Award-winning librettist Arthur Laurents' Broadway direction, West Side Story is the Broadway classic about star-crossed lovers, with songs by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim.

Love, Loss, and What I Wore
Sept. 13-Oct. 23, 2011
Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place

With its starry rotating cast and wildly entertaining subject matter, Love, Loss, and What I Wore uses clothing and accessories and the memories they trigger to tell stories that women of all ages can relate to. Ann: An Affectionate Portrait of Ann Richards
Nov. 13-Dec. 4, 2011
Bank of America Theatre

Starring Emmy Award-winning stage and screen actress Holland Taylor, from TV's 'Two and A Half Men,' the comic and touching experience celebrates a dynamic, inspiring woman and beloved daughter of Texas. From the fiery politician to the compassionate loving mother, Holland Taylor conjures the past and present of the late Ann Richards. Read Playbill.com's earlier story here

Memphis
Nov. 22-Dec. 4, 2011
Cadillac Palace Theatre

The 2010 Tony Award winner set in 1950s Memphis, TN, tells the fact-inspired story of a white DJ who falls in love with black music — and a vivacious black singer. The songs are by Joe DiPietro and David Bryan.

Donny & Marie: Christmas in Chicago
Dec. 6-24, 2011
Oriental Theatre

A concert show with pop favorite and holiday cheer featuring America's favorite brother and sister team…in the holiday tradition of the "Osmond Family Christmas" television specials.

La Cage aux Folles
Dec. 20, 2011-Jan. 1, 2012
Bank of America Theatre

The new London and Broadway revival won the 2010 Tony Award as Best Musical Revival, setting the Jerry Herman-Harvey Fierstein show in an intimate neighborhood club rather than a Vegas-style show palace.

Come Fly Away
Jan. 10-22, 2012
Bank of America Theatre

The new Broadway musical that brings together the legendary music of Frank Sinatra and the creative vision of Tony Award-winning choreographer Twyla Tharp (Movin' Out).

OFF-SERIES SUBSCRIPTION SHOWS

Chicago
June 7-12, 2011
Oriental Theatre

John O'Hurley will star as Billy Flynn, the crooning lawyer defending accused murderess Roxie Hart, in the tour of the longest-running musical revival playing on Broadway.

Mary Poppins
Oct. 13-Nov. 6, 2011
Cadillac Palace Theatre

The Disney-Cameron Mackintosh production based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the famous Disney movie returns to Chicago.

Rock of Ages
Nov. 8-13, 2011
Oriental Theatre

The musical about love in an '80s rock club in Los Angeles returns, boasting songs by Journey, Pat Benatar, REO Speedwagon, Poison, Twisted Sister and more.

Fiddler on the Roof
Nov. 22-Nov. 27, 2011
Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University

The national tour of the internationally successful musical about the changing way of life in a Russian village.

The Addams Family
Dec. 13, 2011-Jan. 1, 2012
Cadillac Palace Theatre

The musical comedy about the macabre family that lives in a haunted mansion returns to Chicago, where it played a run prior to becoming an audience hit on Broadway.

For more information, visit www.BroadwayInChicago.com or call the Season Ticket Hotline at (312) 977-1717.

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