Given the positive news and reports from Broadway touring industry organizations, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County (@arshtcenter) and Broadway Across America are anticipating the return of live Broadway programming to Miami in the winter of 2021. The 15th season showcases the best of touring Broadway in the Ziff Ballet Opera House, including the following productions:
Hairspray – December 28, 2021 – January 2, 2022
Dear Evan Hansen – February 15-20, 2022
Anastasia – March 22 -27, 2022
Jesus Christ Superstar – May 31 – June 5, 2022
Hadestown – December 6 – 11, 2022
“The Arsht Center is pleased to announce that Broadway will be back in Miami after the industry was forced to pause for more than a year,” said Johann Zietsman, Arsht Center president and CEO. “We have been working closely with our partners at Broadway Across America to present this beloved series for our community in the safest way possible. Since we re-opened for limited events in November2020, the Arsht Center has tested and implemented new measures for the safety and peace of mind of our guests, staff and artists. We will continue to work with medical advisors and officials as conditions evolve to develop and share new recommendations prior to Broadway’s return. We can’t waitto celebrate the magic of Broadway with our Miami audiences starting this winter.”
“We have been working diligently with producers, booking agents, and other national tour representatives to reschedule these shows on the Broadway in Miami season,” said Susie Krajsa, president of Broadway Across America. “We are proud to have preserved most of the originally-scheduled Broadway in Miami season shows, and we are so grateful for the support of our subscribers and members who have remained steadfast awaiting the return of Broadway to Miami.”
The Broadway in Miami season is presented by Florida Theatrical Association in association with the Adrienne Arsht Center along with support from Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.
“If life were everything it should be, it would be more like HAIRSPRAY. It’s irresistible!” –The New York Times
You can’t stop the beat! Hairspray, Broadway’s Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon that inspired the blockbuster film and live television event, is back on tour. Join 16-year-old Tracy Turnblad in 1960s Baltimore as she sets out to dance her way onto TV’s most popular show. Can a girl with big dreams (and even bigger hair) change the world?
Featuring the beloved score of hit songs including “Welcome to the 60s,” “Good Morning Baltimore,” “It Takes Two,” and incorporating “Ladies Choice” from the musical film adaption, Hairspray is “fresh, winning, and deliriously tuneful!” (The New York Times).
DEAR EVAN HANSEN – Miami Premiere
Winner of six 2017 Tony awards including best musical and the 2018 Grammy award for best musical theater album.
A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one thing he’s always wanted: a chance to finally fit in. Dear Evan Hansen is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it.
Declared “one of the most remarkable shows in musical theater history” by the Washington Post and “an anthem resonating on Broadway and beyond” by NBC Nightly News, Dear Evan Hansen has struck a remarkable chord with audiences and critics alike. The New York Times calls the show “a gorgeous musical for anyone with a beating heart.” For more information, please visit www.dearevanhansen.com.
Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical Anastasia is on a journey to Miami at last!
From the Tony Award-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, this dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past.
Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family. For more information, please visitwww.anastasiathemusical.com/tour.
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
An album that inspired a Revolution; A Revelation that changed the world; A Reinvention for this millennium.
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.
Featuring award-winning music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by 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 https://ustour.jesuschristsuperstar.com.
HADESTOWN–South Florida Premiere
Welcome to Hadestown, where a song can change your fate. Winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards including Best Musical and the 2020 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, this acclaimed new show by celebrated singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell and innovative director Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812) is a love story for today… and always.
Hadestown intertwines two mythic tales —that of young dreamers Orpheus and Eurydice, and that of King Hades and his wife Persephone —as it invites you on a hell-raising journey to the underworld and back. Mitchell’s beguiling melodies and Chavkin’s poetic imagination pit industry against nature, doubt against faith, and fear against love. Performed by a vibrant ensemble of actors, dancers and singers, Hadestown is a haunting and hopeful theatrical experience that grabs you and never let’s go. For more information, please visit www.hadestown.com.
All programs, artists, ticket prices, availability, dates and times are subject to change without notice. Visit arshtcenter.org for up-to-date information.
Season Subscriptions – Season ticket prices for the five-show subscription package range from *$191to $764.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 of 10+ maybe arranged by calling the Arsht Center at 786.468.2326. Subscriptions are available now via arshtcenter.org.
Current season ticket holders will automatically be moved into the new show dates. Ticketholders can access their new performance dates and times by going online http://www.arshtcenter.org/ by calling the box office at (305) 949-6722.