There is no need to travel to the Big Apple to enjoy Tony® Award winning shows and musicals. Broadway is bringing all of the greatest hits to the Atlanta Fox Theatre stage for the 2012-2013 season!
September 25 – 30, 2012
The National Theatre of Great Britain’s production of WAR HORSE, winner of five 2011 Tony®Awards including Best Play, is charging into Atlanta! WAR HORSE is the powerful story of young Albert’s beloved horse, Joey, who has been enlisted to fight for the English in World War I. In a tale Time Magazine calls “a landmark theatre event,” Joey is caught in enemy crossfire and ends up serving both sides of the war before landing in no man’s land. Albert, not old enough to enlist, embarks on a treacherous mission to find his horse and bring him home. What follows is a remarkable tale of courage, loyalty and friendship, filled with stirring music and songs and told with some of the most innovative stagecraft of our time.
Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
November 27 – December 2, 2012
The romantic Broadway musical for all generations, Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, the smash hit Broadway musical, is coming back to the Fox Theatre, following a sold-out run in 2011! Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this eye-popping spectacle has won the hearts of over 35 million people worldwide. Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is the classic tale of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped in a spell placed by an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed to his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity. Experience the romance and enchantment of Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at the Fox Theatre!
February 19 – 24, 2013
FLASHDANCE tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a working class girl from Pittsburgh with a dream of becoming a professional dancer. She works by day as a steel mill welder, and a bar dancer at night while aspiring to be accepted at a prestigious ballet academy. When Alex catches the eye of her boss Nick Hurley, their romance shows her the meaning of love and drives her ambition to pursue her dream. The original Paramount Pictures film was a worldwide smash hit that became a pop culture phenomenon, grossing over $150 million and featuring a Grammy Award winning soundtrack. FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL features a score including the hit songs from the movie, all of which became Top Ten hits on the radio around the world. In addition to these hits, 16 brand new original songs have been written for the stage by Robbie Roth and Robert Cary. FLASHDANCE features a book by Tom Hedley (co-writer of the original screenplay with Joe Eszterhas), and Robert Cary, music by Robbie Roth, lyrics by Robert Cary and Robbie Roth and direction and choreography by Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys, Memphis).
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
March 12 – 17, 2013
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical inspired by the true story of four rock ‘n’ roll icons, is making its premiere in Atlanta! On December 4, 1956 an auspicious twist of fate brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together. Sam Phillips, the “Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll” who was responsible for launching the careers of each icon, brought the four legendary musicians together at the Sun Records storefront studio in Memphis for the first and only time. The resulting evening became known as one the greatest rock ‘n’ roll jam sessions in history. MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET brings that legendary night to life with an irresistible tale of broken promises, secrets, betrayal and celebrations featuring an eclectic score of rock, gospel, R&B and country hits including “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “Hound Dog” and more. Don’t’ miss your chance to be a fly on the wall of fame…at MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET!
April 30 – May 5, 2013
SISTER ACT is Broadway’s feel-amazing musical comedy smash! The New York Post calls it “ridiculously fun,” and audiences are jumping to their feet in total agreement! Featuring original music by 8-time Oscar® winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors), SISTER ACT tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look – a convent! Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, SISTER ACT is reason to rejoice!
Tickets to individual shows are not available for purchase yet. Single ticket show sales will be released to the general public two to three months before opening night. However, season ticket holders have the unique opportunity to purchase additional tickets before they go on sale to the public. To become a season ticket holder, visit Broadway in Atlanta. Group reservations for individual shows can be made by calling 404-881-2000.