Broadway In Cincinnati is announcing its 2018/19 season, including HAMILTON and DEAR EVAN HANSEN

New Season Subscriptions to 18/19 Fifth Third Bank Broadway in the Cincinnati Season in Cincinnati offered by TriHealth are not available for purchase. Those interested in more information are invited to visit BroadwayInCincinnati.com to join the eClub and receive subscription information.

Broadway in Cincinnati shows typically last two weeks at the Aronoff Center. Performance options are Tuesday through Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Friday evenings at 8:00 p.m., Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., and Sundays at 1:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. (All times are subject to change.) An audio-described performance for the visually impaired and an American Sign Language performance for the deaf are available. Anyone who needs any of these services or accommodations for the physically challenged should apply for one when purchasing season tickets. Guests interested in learning more about age appropriateness and content of shows can visit BroadwayInCincinnati.com/FamilyGuide.

Group sales information is now available for all shows except HAMILTON. Group tickets are not available for HAMILTON. Reservations for all other shows can be made by calling Group Sales Manager Peggy Holthaus Hughes at 513.369.4363 or emailing [email protected] More information is available at BroadwayinCincinnati.com.

Single sales dates for individual shows will be announced at a later date.

Roald Dahls CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

October 23 – November 4, 2018

Roald Dahl’s amazing story is now Cincinnati’s golden ticket! It’s the perfect recipe for a delicious treat: songs from the original film, including “Pure Imagination,” “The Candy Man,” and “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket,” plus a new toe-tickling and ear-tickling score from the songwriters at Hairspray.

Willy Wonka opens his wonderful and mysterious chocolate factory … for a few. This includes Charlie Bucket, whose boring life beyond his wildest dreams will burst with color and confectionery. He and four other Golden Ticket winners will take a fascinating jaunt through a world of pure fantasy. Now is your chance to experience the wonders of Wonka like never before – get ready for oompa loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator and much more with this eternal show stopper!

THE GAME THAT GOES WRONG

November 27 – December 2, 2018

What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? Get THE GAME THAT GOES WRONG, Broadway & London’s award-winning smash comedy! Dubbed “A Good-natured Hit” (The New York Times) and “The Funniest Piece Broadway Ever Seen” (HuffPost), this classic crime thriller is full of glitches and crazy mania and delivers “A Wild Blast of Comedy.” “(Daily Beast). Welcome to the opening night of The Murder at Haversham Manor, where things quickly go from bad to utterly disastrous. With an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can’t pretend to be dead, and actors tripping over anything (including her lines), it’s “Tons of Fun for All Ages” (HuffPost) and “Comic Gold” (Variety) – for sure bring the house down!

RENTAL FEE

December 11-23, 2018

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway … and forever changed the landscape of American theater. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences for generations and around the world. And now this Pulitzer Prize-winning and Tony Prize-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a lively tour production for the 20th anniversary. RENT is a reinterpretation of Puccini’s La Bohème and follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without being sold out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives against the only thing that really matters – love.

VIOLIN ON THE ROOF

January 15-27, 2019

“A fresh, fun and beautiful new production. A reason to celebrate” – New York Magazine

Rich in musical hits you know and love, including “Tradition”, “Sunrise, Sunset”; “If I were a rich man; ‘ “Matchmaker, Matchmaker” and “To Life (L’Chaim!)”, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and of life, love and laughter.

Tony winner Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific, The King and I and the 2017 Tony winner Best Play Oslo bring a fresh and authentic vision to this beloved theatrical masterpiece by Tony winner Joseph Stein and Pulitzer Prize winner Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick. With a talented cast, lavish orchestra, and breathtaking moves and dances by Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter, based on the original production by Jerome Robbins, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF will usher a new generation into the uplifting celebration that brings their trophy to joy! Love! To live!

HAMILTON

February 19 – March 10, 2019

HAMILTON is the story of America’s founding father, Alexander Hamilton, a West Indian immigrant who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary. With a score that combines hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B and Broadway, HAMILTON is the story of America then as it is told by America today.

With the book, music and texts by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and musical direction and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, HAMILTON is based on Ron Chernow’s biography of founding father Alexander Hamilton.

ON YOUR FEET!

March 19-24, 2019

From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the forefront of the pop music world. But just when they thought they had it all, they lost almost everything.

ON YOUR FEET! takes you behind the music and into the true story of this record breaking and groundbreaking couple who, despite adverse circumstances, found a way to get on their feet.

Directed by two-time Tony winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots) with choreography by Olivier award winner Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys) and an original book by Oscar winner Alexander Dinelaris (Birdman), ON YOUR FEET! features some of the most iconic songs of the last quarter of a century – and one of the most inspiring stories in music history.

MISS SAIGON

April 9-21, 2019

Experience the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical MISS SAIGON by the makers of Les Misérables. This is the epic story of a young Vietnamese woman named Kim. At a bar run by an infamous character named The Engineer, Kim meets an American GI. This encounter will change your life forever. With a breathtaking spectacle, a sensational cast of 42 and a soaring score including Broadway hits like “The World’s Last Night”, “The Movie In My Head” and “The Heat Is In Saigon”, this is a theatrical event for you will never forget.

DEAR EVAN HANSEN

April 30 – May 12, 2019

Winner of six Tony Awards 2017, including the best musical and the Grammy Award 2018 for the best musical theater album!

A letter that should never be seen, a lie that should never be told, a life that he had never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get what he always wanted: a chance to finally fit in. DEAR EVAN HANSEN is the deeply personal and deeply contemporary musical about life and the way we live it.

“One of the most notable shows in musical theater history,” says the Washington Post. Rolling Stone calls DEAR EVAN HANSEN “a game changer that hits you like a shot in the heart” and NBC News calls it “an inspiring anthem that resonates on Broadway and beyond”.

DEAR EVAN HANSEN features a book by Tony Award winner Steven Levenson, a score by Grammy, Tony and Oscar winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (La La Land, the Greatest Showman), and directed by four-time Tony Award nominee Michael Griffin (rent, next to normal).

The original Broadway cast recording of DEAR EVAN HANSEN produced by Atlantic Records made an extraordinary debut at number 8 on the Billboard 200 – the highest chart debut position for an original cast album since 1961 – and won the Grammy Award in 2018 for the best musical theater album. A special edition coffee table book written by Levenson, Pasek and Paul, Dear Evan Hansen: Through the Window (Grand Central Publishing / Melcher) is now available and offers detailed, comprehensive access to the musical, never before – production photos and cast portraits seen , Behind the scenes stories and a fully commented script from the writers.

CATS

June 11-16, 2019

CATS, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record breaking musical spectacle that has captivated audiences in over 30 countries and 15 languages, is now on tour across North America!

Audiences and critics are rediscovering this popular musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most precious songs in musical theater – “Memory”. CATS has received 7 Tony Awards, including BEST MUSICAL. It tells the story of a magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers to celebrate the annual ball and decide which cat will be reborn. The original score by Andrew Lloyd Webber (Phantom, Rock School, Sunset Boulevard), original stage and costume design by John Napier (Les Misérables), brand new lighting design by Natasha Katz (Aladdin), brand new sound design by Mick Potter, new choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler ( Hamilton) based on the original choreography by Gillian Lynne (Phantom) and directed by Trevor Nunn (Les Misérables) make this production a new CATS for a new generation!

Experience CATS for the first time as it begins a new life for a new generation … or let yourself be amazed again!

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