Monday, April 13, 2009

2009-2010 Broadway Series

2009-2010 Broadway Series announced!

At a gala preview, Gina Vernaci, Vice President of Theatricals at Playhouse Square Center, announced the Key Bank’s Broadway series for 2009-2100. The lineup is:

October 13-25, 2009
Based on the classic Mel Brooks movie, the winner of the 2008 Outer Critics Circle Award, the musical includes show-stopping numbers including "Transylvania Mania," "He Vas My Boyfriend" and “Puttin' on the Ritz." Directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman.

January 12-24, 2010
This hit musical is the recipient of six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy and thousands of standing ovations. A tale of sin, corruption and all that jazz.

February 9-21, 2010
‘In The Heights,’ winner of four 2008 Tony Awards including best musical, is a new rock musical about chasing your dreams and finding your true home.

March 2-14, 2010
Taking audiences back to 1980 California, this new musical follows the beautiful Kira, who travels to earth to inspire a struggling young artist named Sonny, as she helps the aspiring painter to find his voice.

April 13-25, 2010
Winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for best play, ‘August: Osage County’ is a new play which tells the story of the Westons, a large extended clan that comes together at their rural Oklahoma homestead when the alcoholic patriarch disappears. Forced to confront unspoken truths, the family must also contend with matriarch Violet (played by Academy Award-winner Estelle Parsons), a pill-popping, deeply unsettled woman at the center of this storm.

May 11-23, 2010
Take a trip to a simpler time of poodle skirts, drive-ins, and T-birds. “Bad boy” Danny and “the girl next door” Sandy D fall in love all over again to the tune of such favorite songs as: “Summer Nights,” “Greased Lightnin’” and “We Go Together,” “Hopelessly Devoted to You” and “You’re the One That I Want.”
Nominated for 2008 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, is rockin’ across the country in this new production direct from Broadway starring American Idol winner Taylor Hicks as Teen Angel.

June 15 – July 3, 2010
The movie is a legendary entertainment phenomenon.Now it showcases on stage. Step inside the story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different backgrounds, who come together in what will be the most challenging summer of their lives. It is told by a cast of 39 and features 35 hit songs, including “Hungry Eyes,” “Hey Baby,” “Do You Love Me?” and “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life.”

Subscriptions to the KeyBank Broadway Series at PlayhouseSquare are now available by calling 216-830-7221 or online at The seven-show KeyBank Broadway Series subscription package ranges from $85 to $480 per seat.