Monday night, Feb. 17, Arizona Broadway Theatre announced its 10th season lineup of shows to a packed house of season subscribers and invited donors. “This momentous season is all about being bold,” ABT’s executive producer and founder Kiel Klaphake told guests. “ABT has become synonymous with full-scale, high-quality musical spectacles, so going into the 10th anniversary season we knew the productions had to be some of the biggest musicals to date with mesmerizing scores, stunning choreography and incredible stories.” The shows will be performed on the ABT Mainstage from October 2014 through September 2015. “We know you won’t be disappointed,” Klaphake added.
The 2014-2015 season kicks off with “The Producers,” the Tony Award-winning Mel Brooks classic, and ends with the murder mystery farce “Lucky Stiff.” The following is a list of all titles and dates of production:
- Oct. 10–Nov. 9: “The Producers”
- Nov. 28–Dec. 28: “White Christmas”
- Jan. 9–Feb. 15, 2015: “The King and I”
- Feb. 27–April 4, 2015: To be announced
- April 17–May 10, 2015: “Sweet Charity”
- May 22–June 21, 2015: “The Little Mermaid”
- July 10–Aug. 9, 2015: “Legally Blonde”
- Aug. 28–Sept. 20, 2015: “Lucky Stiff”
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A 501(c)(3) nonprofit professional performing arts organization located at 7701 W. Paradise Lane in Peoria, Ariz., ABT produces eight Mainstage productions each season and up to 12 special events annually. The deadline for season subscription renewals is March 17, and individual tickets for 10th-anniversary season productions go on sale during ABT’s annual open house on Saturday, June 14. More information is available online or by calling the box office at (623) 776-8400.
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