Memorial Hermann Broadway on the Hobby proclaims its 2022-23 season right this moment, full with 5 Houston premieres — To Kill a Mockingbird, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Six, Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations and Pretty Woman The Musical — in addition to Jesus Christ Superstar and the return of the ever well-liked Wicked as a season additional.
Starting with the six wives of Henry the VII — divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived — the twenty first Century retelling in Six offers the ladies energy they by no means had in actual life.
From there the season sweeps into romance with Pretty Woman primarily based on the film of the identical identify earlier than attending to Jesus Christ Superstar the lengthy working rock opera that made its Broadway debut in 1971.
Next up is Moulin Rouge!, one other adaptation from a well-liked film with its personal particular mix of romance and spectacular. The poignant To Kill a Mockingbird, primarily based on the Harper Lee novel and the 1962 film that includes Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch, follows with Richard Thomas (The Waltons) within the Finch position. .
The common season ends with Ain’t Too Proud which tells the hits-packed story of the Temptations’ rise to fame.
BROADWAY AT THE HOBBY CENTER 2022-2023 SEASON
November 8-20, 2022
From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, the Six wives of Henry VIII take the mic to remix 5 hundred years of historic heartbreak into an exuberant celebration of twenty first century woman energy! This new authentic musical is the worldwide sensation that everybody is shedding their head over.
Pretty Woman: The Musical
January 3-8, 2023
Pretty Woman: The Musical, primarily based on one in all Hollywood’s most beloved romantic tales of all time, springs to life with a powerhouse inventive group led by two-time Tony Award(r)-winning director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell (Hairspray, Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde).
Brought to the stage by lead producer Paula Wagner, Pretty Woman: The Musical options an authentic rating by Grammy winner Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance (“Summer of ’69”, “Heaven”), and a e-book by the film’s legendary director Garry Marshall and screenwriter J. F. Lawton. Pretty Woman: The Musical will elevate your spirits and light-weight up your coronary heart.
Jesus Christ Superstar
January 17-22, 2023
Celebrating its fiftieth Anniversary, a brand new mesmerizing manufacturing of the long-lasting musical phenomenon returns to the stage. 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 cutting-edge choreographer Drew McOnie (King Kong, Strictly Ballroom), this manufacturing received the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival garnering unprecedented evaluations and accolades. Appealing to each theater audiences and live performance music followers, this manufacturing pays tribute to the historic 1971 Billboard Album of the Year whereas creating a contemporary, theatrical world that’s uniquely recent and provoking.
With lyrics and music by Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winners Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, Jesus Christ Superstar is ready in opposition to the backdrop of a rare collection of occasions in the course of the remaining weeks within the lifetime of Jesus Christ as seen via the eyes of Judas. Reflecting the rock roots that outlined a technology, the legendary rating consists of ‘I Don’t Know How to Love Him’, ‘Gethsemane’ and ‘Superstar’.
Moulin Rouge! The Musical
February 22-March 12, 2023
Moulin Rouge! The Musical is the winner of 10 Tony Awards – together with Best Musical!
Enter a world of splendor and romance, of eye-popping extra, of glitz, grandeur, and glory! A world the place Bohemians and aristocrats rub elbows and experience electrifying enchantment. Welcome to Moulin Rouge! The Musical! Baz Luhrmann’s revolutionary movie involves life onstage, remixed in a brand new musical mash-up extravaganza. Directed by Tony Award winner Alex Timbers, with a e-book by Tony Award winner John Logan; music supervision, orchestrations, and preparations by Tony Award winner Justin Levine; and choreography by Tony Award winner Sonya Tayeh.
To Kill a Mockingbird
April 25-30, 2023
All rise for Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork. With course by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher. Emmy Award-winning actor Richard Thomas will play the position of Atticus Finch within the National Tour.
Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations
August 8-13, 2023
Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations is the electrifying new smash-hit Broadway musical that follows The Temptations’ extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Nominated for 12 Tony Awards and the winner of the 2019 Tony Award for Best Choreography, it is a thrilling story of brotherhood, household, loyalty, and betrayal throughout a decade of civil unrest in America. Set to the beat of the group’s treasured hits, together with “My Girl,” “Just My Imagination,” “Get Ready,” and “Papa Was a Rolling Stone,”
May 31-July 2, 2023
So a lot occurred earlier than Dorothy dropped in.
Wicked, the Broadway sensation, appears to be like at what occurred within the Land of Oz…however from a distinct angle. Long earlier than Dorothy arrives, there may be one other younger lady, born with emerald-green skin-smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing a rare expertise. When she meets a bubbly blonde who’s exceptionally well-liked, their preliminary rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…till the world decides to name one “good,” and the opposite one “wicked.”
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