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Next Broadway season in Minneapolis includes 'Once,' 'Peter and the Starcatcher'

  • Blog Post by: Rohan Preston
  • February 4, 2013 - 12:59 PM

 

A scene from "Once." Photo by Joan Marcus.

Once,” the Tony-winning stage adaptation of the 2006 film, is coming to Minneapolis next season, the Hennepin Theatre Trust today announced Monday.

The musical about an Irish street musician and the music-loving Czech flower vendor who becomes his muse is part of a 2013-14 Broadway season that has newer titles and old favorites.

"Peter and the Starcatcher." Photo by Joan Marcus.

The slate includes five-time Tony winner “Peter and the Starcatcher,” the celebrated backstory musical about Peter Pan (March 11–16, 2014); the nun musical “Sister Act” (May 6–11, 2014); and “Ghost The Musical” (June 18-23, 2014).

 

"Evita." Photo by Richard Termine.

The trust’s new season also features the London touring production of “We Will Rock You,” the rock revue centered on the music of Queen (Nov. 19-24) as well as “Evita,” the Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber musical about charismatic Argentinian first lady Eva Perón (Jan. 28–Feb. 2, 2014).

 

"Les Misérables.” Photo by Deen van Meer. 

The season will have a new staging of “The Phantom of the Opera” (Dec. 13, 2013–Jan. 5, 2014); “Les Misérables” (July 30–Aug. 4); “Wicked” (Sept. 18–Oct. 27); and “Mamma Mia!” (Feb. 18–23, 2014).

 

"Wicked." Photo by Joan Marcus.
 

After a critically lauded collaborative production of “Aida” starring Austene Van, the trust will team up again with Theater Latté Da for a locally-originated production of “Cabaret” as part of its Broadway Re-Imagined series (Jan. 15-Feb. 9, 2014 at the Pantages Theatre).

Ticket packages, $200-$709, are available. Individual tickets go on sale at a later date. 1-800-859-7469 or HennepinTheatreTrust.org.

 

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