(Mirror) Last season, Broward audiences got to see the Broadway phenomenon "Hamilton.” A year later, the touring production is finally coming to the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach and Arsht Center in Miami. Admittedly, it’s the still the hottest ticket of the season, but all three regional performing arts centers are offering lineups of Broadway’s best and most of the shows are playing at more than one theater!
Jan. 28 – Feb. 16, Kravis Center
Feb. 18 – March 15, Arsht Center
Don’t miss the story of founding father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and later, 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. Tickets at Kravis.org and ArshtCenter.org.
March 3 – 8, Kravis Center
April 7 – 13, Arsht Center
“Miss Saigon,” from the creators of “Les Misérables” and based on “Madame Butterfly,” is the story of a young Vietnamese woman who meets and falls in love with an American G.I. named Chris, but they are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. The Tony Award-winning show is a stunning spectacle with a cast of 42 performers and one helicopter. Tickets at Kravis.org and ArshtCenter.org.
March 3 – 15, Broward Center
Direct from Broadway and based on the cult film, “Mean Girls” is the hilarious hit musical from an award-winning creative team, including book writer Tina Fey (“30 Rock”), composer Jeff Richmond (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), lyricist Nell Benjamin (“Legally Blonde”) and director Casey Nicolaw (“The Book of Mormon”). Tickets at BrowardCenter.org.
“COME FROM AWAY”
March 31 – April 5, Kravis Center
April 7 – 19, Broward Center
This Tony-winner is the remarkable true story of 7000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them after flights were grounded on 9/11. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night and gratitude grew into enduring friendships. This is the feel-good musical of the season. Tickets at Kravis.org and BrowardCenter.org.
“SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL”
April 28 – May 3, Kravis Center
May 12 – 17, Arsht Center
With a score featuring more than 20 of the disco diva’s classic hits, including “Love to Love You Baby,” “Bad Girls” and “Hot Stuff,” this electric experience is a moving tribute to the story of a girl from Boston who would rocket to stardom and become the voice of a generation. Be sure to wear your dancing shoes. Tickets at Kravis.org and ArshtCenter.org.
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