Broadway Across America – Miami
The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County heralds its eighth season of showcasing Broadway’s greatest hits in the Ziff Ballet Opera house with a six-show subscription package that opens…
The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County heralds its eighth season of showcasing Broadway’s greatest hits in the Ziff Ballet Opera house with a six-show subscription package that opens with the South Florida premiere of the worldwide smash-hit musical featuring Queen’s legendary hits WE WILL ROCK YOU December 10-15, 2013; followed by the hilarious holiday-themed Broadway musical ELF, set to bring in the New Year December 31, 2013-January 5, 2014.
In addition, Miami audiences will experience, for the first time, the irresistible love story of Tony Award®-winning “Best Musical” ONCE from February 4-9, 2014; the heart-warming tale of loyalty and friendship and winner of five 2011 Tony Awards® WAR HORSE, March 4-9, 2014; and the stunning new production of one of the most beloved musicals of all time – Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award®-winning musical EVITA from May 27 – June 1, 2014. The season’s surprise sixth show will be announced soon!
MAMMA MIA!, Broadway in Miami’s 2013 – 2014 season extra and the ultimate feel-good musical filled with ABBA hits, returns to the Arsht Center on October 11-13, 2013. The Broadway in Miami 2013 – 2014 subscription season is presented by Florida Theatrical Association, Broadway Across America and the Adrienne Arsht Center.
Season ticket prices for the six-show subscription package range from $150 to $643.* Current subscribers may renew their season tickets beginning February 18, 2013 by visiting the Adrienne Arsht Center box office, located at 1300 Biscayne Blvd. in Miami, calling the Season Ticket Holder Hotline toll-free at 800-939-8587 or the box office at 305-949-6722. Season renewals are also available online at www.arshtcenter.org. Please have your account number, renewal invoice and credit card available.
To become a season ticket holder, visit www.arshtcenter.org, or call the Arsht Center box office at 305-949-6722 or the Season Ticket Holder Hotline toll-free at 800-939-8587. Priority group seating for groups 10+ may be arranged by calling the Adrienne Arsht Center at 786-468-2326 or Broadway Across America at 954-626-7814.
“As we launch the eighth consecutive season of our Broadway in Miami series, the Arsht Center is proud to report that the series has reached an all-time record level of subscribers – a testament to South Florida’s growing passion for the performing arts,” said John Richard, President and CEO of the Adrienne Arsht Center. “We look forward to welcoming another season of beloved Broadway hits, including two recent Tony Award® winners for ‘Best Musical’ and a ‘Best Play” and some of the most beloved musicals of all time.”
The Broadway in Miami 2013 – 2014 six-show subscription series at the Adrienne Arsht Center – Sanford and Dolores Ziff Ballet Opera House is as follows:
WE WILL ROCK YOU
December 10 – 15, 2013
“A new breed of musical – it’s brilliant” – BBC Newsnight Review
“Live musical theatre just doesn’t get any better than this.” – Scottish Daily Express
From London’s West End, the worldwide smash hit musical by Queen and Ben Elton comes to Miami for a limited engagement! WE WILL ROCK YOU features the greatest hits of the legendary British rock group, Queen. Now in its 11th year in London and seen by a staggering 15 million people worldwide, this hilarious, multi-award-winning and record-breaking phenomenon boasts a fantastic score of killer Queen tunes that you just can’t resist singing along to, such as “Another One Bites The Dust,” “Crazy Little Thing Called Love,” “We Are The Champions,” “Bohemian Rhapsody” and, of course, “We Will Rock You.” It’s the world champion of musicals and the show that rocks harder than any other, so don’t miss the party!
December 31, 2013 – January 5, 2014
“The New York Times says that ELF is “SPLASHY, PEPPY, SUGAR-SPRINKLED HOLIDAY ENTERTAINMENT!”
USA Today calls ELF, “ENDEARINGLY GOOFY!”
Variety proclaims, “ELF is happy enough for families, savvy enough for city kids and plenty smart for adults!”
ELF is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity, and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. This modern day Christmas classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner ELF.
February 4 – 9, 2014
“Pure, moving, inventive and irresistible. ONCE makes a lasting connection.” – Associated Press
“A love story played with fierce sincerity and unexpected honesty. Go!” – The Wall Street Journal
Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® including “Best Musical,” ONCE is a truly original Broadway experience.
Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, ONCE tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who’s about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. As the chemistry between them grows, his music soars to powerful new heights… but their unlikely connection turns out to be deeper and more complex than your everyday romance. Emotionally captivating and theatrically breathtaking, ONCE draws you in from the very first note and never lets go. It’s an unforgettable story about going for your dreams… not living in fear… and the power of music to connect all of us.
March 4 – 9, 2014
“A blast of pure theatrical imagination. Awe-inspiring!” – Newsday
“Theatrical Magic” – The New York Times
A heart-warming tale of loyalty and friendship, and winner of five 2011 Tony Awards®, WAR HORSE tells the story of young Albert and his beloved horse Joey. When Joey is sold to the cavalry and shipped from England to France, he is soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an extraordinary journey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in no man’s land. But Albert cannot forget Joey and, still not old enough to enlist, he embarks on a treacherous mission to find him and bring him home. Based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama, filled with stirring music and songs, is a show of phenomenal inventiveness that is currently playing to packed houses in London and around the world. At its heart are astonishing life-sized puppets created by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, that bring to life breathing, galloping, charging horses strong enough for men to ride.
May 27 – June 1, 2014
“EVITA is a formidable piece of theater!” – CBS
“Beautiful and thrilling!” – Entertainment Weekly
“A big, fat, high-octane blockbuster!” – New York Post
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award®-winning musical returns at last!
Eva Perón used her beauty and charisma to rise meteorically from the slums of Argentina to the presidential mansion as First Lady. Adored by her people as a champion for the poor, she became one of the most powerful women in the world — while her greed, outsized ambition and fragile health made her one of the most tragic. EVITA tells Eva’s passionate and unforgettable true story, and features some of theater’s most beautiful songs, including “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina,” “Another Suitcase in Another Hall” and “High Flying, Adored.” This stunning new production of EVITA is directed by Michael Grandage and choreographed by Rob Ashford.
*ADD ON: NOT PART OF THE SIX-SHOW SUBSCRIPTION PACKAGE
* MAMMA MIA
October 11 – 13, 2013
MAMMA MIA! is the ultimate feel-good show that has audiences coming back again and again to relive the thrill. Now it’s your turn to have the time of your life at this smash-hit musical that combines ABBA’s greatest hits, including “Dancing Queen,” “S.O.S.,” “Super Trouper,” “Take A Chance on Me” and “The Winner Takes It All,” with an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship. Whether it’s your first visit or your fourteenth, see the show that has the whole world coming back for more, because every time feels like the first time at MAMMA MIA!
Visit www.arshtcenter.org for up-to-date information for details and schedules.
*All programs, artists, ticket prices, availability, dates and times are subject to change