The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County is proud to announce its 14th season of showcasing Broadway’s greatest hits in the Ziff Ballet Opera House with a six-show subscription package that is power-packed with musical blockbusters. The 2019/2020 Broadway in Miami season is anchored by the Broadway musical Hamilton (February 18 – March 15), which will play its premiere Miami engagement for a limited 4-week run.
Three additional 2019/2020 Broadway in Miami premieres include Fiddler On The Roof (October 29 – November 3), Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (December 3 – 8) and Summer: The Donna Summer Musical (May 12 – 17). Plus an exciting new production of the classic Miss Saigon (April 7 – 12) and the iconic musical phenomenon, Jesus Christ Superstar (June 23 – 28).
The 2019/2020 Broadway in Miami subscription season is presented by Florida Theatrical Association and the Adrienne Arsht Center along with presenting sponsor Bank of America and with support from Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.
“Our upcoming Broadway in Miami season continues our tradition of presenting a mix of thrilling musicals fit for all tastes including treasured classics such as Fiddler on the Roof, Jesus Christ Superstar and Miss Saigon, along with the family favorite Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and a captivating tribute to one of the world’s bestselling artists of all time, the “Queen of Disco”, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical,” says Liz Wallace, vice president of programming at the Arsht Center. “The excitement continues with the much anticipated Miami premiere of Hamilton which kicks off its limited 4-week run in February 2020. Broadway lovers, do not miss your shot at seeing the musical that has taken the world by storm at the Arsht Center’s Ziff Ballet Opera House!”
“As we launch the 14th season of Broadway in Miami, we are pleased that the series has reached an all-time record number of subscribers – an indication to South Florida’s growing passion for the performing arts,” said Susie Krajsa, President of Broadway Across America “We look forward to welcoming another season of fan favorite Broadway musical hits, including the Miami premiere of Hamilton.
Season ticket prices for the six-show subscription package range from *$253 to $948. To become a season ticket holder, visit 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.
The Broadway in Miami 2019 / 2020 six-show subscription series at the Adrienne Arsht Center – Ziff Ballet Opera House is as follows:
Fiddler On The Roof
October 29 – November 3, 2019
“Magnificent and life-affirming!” – Time Out New York
Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific, The King and I and 2017 Tony-winning Best Play Oslo, bring a fresh and authentic vision to this beloved theatrical masterpiece from Tony winner Joseph Stein and Pulitzer Prize winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick.
The original production won ten Tony Awards, including a special Tony for becoming the longest-running Broadway musical of all time. Audiences will be there when the sun rises on this new production, with stunning movement and dance from acclaimed Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter, based on the original staging by Jerome Robbins. A wonderful cast and a lavish orchestra tell this heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family.
Featuring the Broadway classics “Tradition,” “If I Were a Rich Man,” “Sunrise, Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker” and “To Life,” Fiddler On The Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!
For more information, please visit Fiddlermusical.com.
Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
December 3 – 8, 2019
“You will have a ball!” – NPR
Roald Dahl’s amazing tale is now Miami’s golden ticket! It’s the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including “Pure Imagination,” “The Candy Man,” and “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket,” alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of Hairspray.
Willy Wonka is opening his marvelous and mysterious chocolate factory…to a lucky few. That includes Charlie Bucket, whose bland life is about to burst with color and confection beyond his wildest dreams. He and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a mesmerizing joyride through a world of pure imagination. Now’s your chance to experience the wonders of Wonka like never before – get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator, and more, more, more at this everlasting showstopper!
For more information, please visit Charlieonbroadway.com.
February 18 – March 15, 2020
Hamilton is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, Hamilton is the story of America then, as told by America now.
With book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and musical supervision and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, Hamilton is based on Ron Chernow’s biography of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton.
For more information, please visit Hamiltonmusical.com/us-tour.
April 7 – 12, 2020
“A dynamite Broadway revival!” – The New Yorker
Experience the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical Miss Saigon, from the creators of Les Misérables. This is the story of a young Vietnamese woman named Kim who is orphaned by war and forced to work in a bar run by a notorious character known as the Engineer. There she meets and falls in love with an American G.I. named Chris, but they are torn apart by the fall of Saigon.
For 3 years, Kim goes on an epic journey of survival to find her way back to Chris, who has no idea he’s fathered a son. Featuring stunning spectacle and a sensational cast of 42 performing the soaring score, including Broadway hits like “The Heat is On in Saigon,” “The Movie in My Mind,” “Last Night of the World” and “American Dream,” this is a theatrical event audiences will never forget.
For more information, please visit Miss-saigon.com/us-tour.
Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
May 12 – 17, 2020
“A vibrant and sparkling homage to the Queen of Disco!” – VOGUE
She was a girl from Boston with a voice from heaven, who shot through the stars from gospel choir to dance floor diva. But what the world didn’t know was how Donna Summer risked it all to break through barriers, becoming the icon of an era and the inspiration for every music diva who followed. With a score featuring more than 20 of Summer’s classic hits including “Love to Love You Baby,” “Bad Girls” and “Hot Stuff,” this electric experience is a moving tribute to the voice of a generation.
For more information, please visit Thedonnasummermusical.com.
Jesus Christ Superstar
June 23 – 28, 2020
“Hallelujah! An almighty revelation!” – The Daily Telegraph
Jesus Christ Superstar is an iconic musical phenomenon with a world-wide fan base. In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, a new mesmerizing production comes to North America. Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and helmed by the acclaimed director Timothy Sheader (Crazy for You, Into the Woods) and award-winning choreographer Drew McOnie (King Kong, Strictly Ballroom), this production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades. Appealing to both theater audiences and concert music fans, this production pays tribute to the historic 1971 Billboard Album of the Year while creating a modern, theatrical world that is uniquely fresh and inspiring.
With music and lyrics by Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winners Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, Jesus Christ Superstar is set against the backdrop of an extraordinary series of events during the final weeks in the life of Jesus Christ as seen through the eyes of Judas. Reflecting the rock roots that defined a generation, the legendary score includes “I Don’t Know How to Love Him,” “Gethsemane” and “Superstar.”
For more information, please visit Ustour.jesuschristsuperstar.com.