The “hot” part of the long, hot summer may still be lingering, but for Broadway addicts, fall is here—along with an excellent new subscription package.
The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County and Broadway Across America have announced a new “View From The Top” subscription package for the 2019/2020 Broadway in Miami Series. The package includes fourth-tier seats for six hit Broadway musicals, including Hamilton, and exclusive perks such as free cocktails, a Donna Summer-themed dance party, a chat-back with the Fiddler On The Roof cast, a backstage tour and more.
In addition, the 14th season of showcasing Broadway’s greatest hits at the Ziff Ballet Opera House is packed with musical blockbusters. The 2019/2020 Broadway in Miami season is anchored by Hamilton, which will play its premiere Miami engagement for a limited four-week run. Three additional Broadway in Miami premieres include Fiddler On The Roof, Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, plus an exciting new production of the classic Miss Saigon and the iconic musical phenomenon, Jesus Christ Superstar.
To become a “View From The Top” season ticket holder, visit arshtcenter.org or call the Arsht Center box office at 305.949.6722 or the Season Ticket Holder Hotline at 800.939.8587. 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
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 10 Tony Awards, including a special Tony for becoming the longest-running Broadway musical of all time. This new production features 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. For more information, visit fiddlermusical.com.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
January 1-5, 2020
Roald Dahl’s amazing tale is now Miami’s golden ticket, with songs from the original film, including “Pure Imagination,” “The Candy Man,” and “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket,” alongside a new score from the songwriters of Hairspray. Now’s your chance to experience the wonders of Wonka like never before—complete with Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator, and more. For more information, 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. For more information, visit hamiltonmusical.com/us-tour.
April 7-12, 2020
Experience the new production of the legendary musical Miss Saigon, from the creators of Les Misérables. This is the story of Kim, a young Vietnamese woman 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 three 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. It’s a stunning spectacle featuring a sensational cast of 42 performing the score, including Broadway hits like “The Heat is On in Saigon,” “The Movie in My Mind,” “Last Night of the World” and “American Dream.” For more information, visit miss-saigon.com/us-tour.
Summer: THE Donna Summer Musical
May 12-17, 2020
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, visit thedonnasummermusical.com.
Jesus Christ Superstar
June 23-28, 2020
Jesus Christ Superstar is an iconic musical phenomenon with a worldwide fan base. In celebration of its 50th anniversary, a new 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, which pays tribute to the historic 1971 Billboard Album of the Year, won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival. 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, visit ustour.jesuschristsuperstar.com.