By Carey Purcell
20 Feb 2014
The season will present a total of 16 shows, with seven shows in the Mainstage Subscription Series, three in the Off-Mirvish Subscription Series and six shows Off-Subscription.
The Subscription Series includes Titanic, featuring a book by Peter Stone and music and lyrics by Maury Yeston. Thom Southerland will direct. The season will also include Timberlake Wertenbaker's Our Country's Good, directed by Max Stafford-Clark; Stoppard's Arcadia, directed by Eda Holmes; and The Heart of Robin Hood, featuring music by Poor Old Shine and lyrics by Poor Old Shine and David Farr. Gisli Örn Gardarsson will direct.
The season will also include a new mystery musical; the Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots, with a book by Harvey Fierstein and music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper, featuring direction and choreography by Jerry Mitchell; and Newsies, with a book by Fierstein, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Jack Feldman. The production will be directed by Jeff Calhoun and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli.
The Off-Mirvish season will feature Jonathan Tolins' comedy Buyer & Cellar, directed by Stephen Brackett; Boom, written, directed and performed by Rick Miller; and Christopher Durang's Tony Award-winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.
The season's bonus shows include several award-winning musicals, including the Tony Award-winning The Book of Mormon, which features book, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone. The production will be co-directed by Trey Parker and Casey Nicholaw and choreographed by Nicholaw. The season will also feature Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman's musical Wicked, directed by Joe Mantello; the Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys, with a book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, music by Bob Gaudio and lyrics by Bob Crewe, choreography by Sergio Trujillo and direction by Des McAnuff; and the Tony Award-winning musical The Lion King, with music and lyrics by Elton John and Tim Rice and direction by Julie Taymor.
Return to Grace, with a book by Robert Asselstine, choreography by Jeff Dimitriou and direction by Robert Asselstine, will also be presented, along with Scott Wright's Dinosaur Zoo Live.
For a complete schedule and more information, visit Mirvish.com or call (800) 771-3933.