Premiering in 1975 and the hit of the 1997 Broadway season in a production that originated at City Center's Encore! series, CHICAGO won six Tony Awards including Best Revival and later, the Academy Award as Best Picture of the Year.
In roaring twenties Chicago, Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband Amos to take the rap... until he finds out he's been dumped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another "Merry Murderess" Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight and the headlines, ultimately joining forces in search of the "American Dream": fame, fortune, and acquittal.
A dream kept him blind to the people who truly loved him. A thrilling work of deep and revealing beauty that remains one of the most profound classic dramas of the American theatre.
Winner of the 1949 Pulitzer Prize and the Tony Award for Best Play.
Written by Arthur Miller
By arrangement with Hal Leonard Australia Pty Ltd, on behalf of Dramatists Play Service, Inc. New York.
14 February - 7 March 2020
Featuring hit after hit from the incredible songs of ABBA including Dancing Queen, Voulez Vous, S.O.S, Take a Chance On Me and The Winner Takes It All, MAMMA MIA! tells the hilarious and heart-warming story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget!
An unflinching look at a suburban family struggling with the effects of mental illness. Winner of three 2009 Tony Awards, including Best Musical Score and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize, this contemporary rock musical is an emotional powerhouse that addresses such issues as grieving a loss, ethics in modern psychiatry, and suburban life.
Dad’s an architect; Mom rushes to pack lunches and pour cereal; their daughter and son are bright, wise-cracking teens, appearing to be a typical American family. And yet their lives are anything but normal because the mother has been battling manic depression for 16 years. Next to Normal takes audiences into the minds and hearts of each character, presenting their family’s story with love, sympathy and heart.
The Award-winning animated film and stage play comes to life in this romantic and beloved take on the “tale as old as time”.
The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of 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
A drama, written by Arthur Miller, based on the Salem Witch trials that took place in the Massachusetts Bay Colony during 1692/93. After the reverend of Salem discovers a group of girls dancing in the forest, some become strangely ill. The cause? Witchcraft! The girls confess but also name others as witches; including the wife of a local farmer, John Proctor. The town is in an uproar, but John will stop at nothing to save his wife and his friends from the rope. This tale of truth and lies, justice and revenge, pits friends against each other and divides the town. Who will prevail? Winner of the 1953 Tony Award for Best Play. This exciting drama about the Puritan purge of witchcraft in old Salem is both a gripping historical play and a timely parable of our contemporary society.
Based on the novel by Mary Hayley Bell and subsequent Richard Attenborough-produced film, Whistle Down the Wind revolves around the time and place where the word teenager was invented. Swallow, a 16 year-old-girl growing up in America’s deep South in the fifties, discovers a mysterious man hiding out in a barn. When she asks who he is and the first words he utters are “Jesus Christ”, it’s as if all her prayers have been answered. Swallow and the town’s other children vow to protect the stranger from the world that waits outside – the townspeople who are determined to catch a fugitive hiding in their midst. As fantasy and reality collide, Swallow is torn between the two and begins to discover who she is and where she is going.
John Steinbeck's classic drama 'Of Mice and Men' is a parable about what it means to be human. The story of George and Lennie's ambition of owning their own ranch, and the obstacles that stand in the way of that ambition, reveal the nature of dreams, dignity, loneliness, and sacrifice. Ultimately, Lennie, the mentally handicapped giant who makes George's dream of owning his own ranch worthwhile, ironically becomes the greatest obstacle to achieving that dream.
"Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek...." And thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue. Throw in a short-tempered bad guy, a cookie with an attitude and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you've got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero.
Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek The Musical is a Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure, featuring all new songs from Jeanine Tesori ('Thoroughly Modern Millie'; ‘Caroline, or Change') and a sidesplitting book by David Lindsay-Abaire. Shrek brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage and proves there's more to the story than meets the ears.
ROCK OF AGES is a hilarious, feel-good love story, told through the hit songs such as: `I Want to Know What Love Is,' `Don't Stop Believin', `The Final Countdown', `We Built This City,' and `More Than Words'.
It’s the tail end of the big, bad 1980s in Hollywood, and the party has been raging hard. Aqua Net, Lycra, lace and liquor flow freely at one of the Sunset Strips last legendary venues, a place where sex machine Stacee Jaxx takes the stage and scantily clad groupies line up to turn their fantasies into reality. Amidst the madness, aspiring rock star (and resident toilet cleaner) Drew longs to take the stage as the next big thing (and longs for small-town girl Sherri, fresh off the bus from Kansas with stars in her eyes). But the rock and roll fairy-tale is about to end when German developers sweep into town with plans to turn the fabled Strip into just another capitalist strip mall. Can Drew, Sherri and the gang save the strip–and themselves–before it's too late? Only the music of hit bands Styx, Journey, Bon Jovi, Whitesnake and more hold the answer.
The Wedding Singer takes us back to a time when hair was big, greed was good, collars were up and a wedding singer might just be the coolest guy in the room. Based on the hit Adam Sandler movie, The Wedding Singer'ssparkling new score does for the '80s what Hairspray did for the '60s. Just say yes to the most romantic musical in twenty years.
It's 1985, and rock star wannabe, Robbie Hart, is New Jersey's favorite wedding singer. He's the life of the party until his own fiancée leaves him at the altar. Shot through the heart, Robbie makes every wedding as disastrous as his own. Enter Julia, a winsome waitress who wins his affection. As luck would have it, Julia is about to be married to a Wall Street shark, and, unless Robbie can pull off the performance of a decade, the girl of his dreams will be gone forever.
Set in 1957, Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose (adapted from his 1954 teleplay of the same title) centres around the homicide trial of a young man whose fate lies in the hands of twelve jurors. What begins as an open-and-shut case of murder soon becomes a detective story that presents a succession of clues creating doubt, and a mini-drama of each of the jurors' prejudices and preconceptions about the trial, the accused, and each other.
Harvard's beloved blonde takes the stage by pink storm in this fun, upbeat story of self-discovery.
A fabulously fun international award-winning musical based on the adored movie, LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL, follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery, and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. This action-packed musical explodes on the stage with memorable songs and dynamic dances. Equal parts hilarious and heart-warming warming, this musical is so much fun it should be illegal!
LEGALLY BLONDE The Musical will take you from the sorority house to the halls of justice with Broadway's brightest new heroine (and of course, her chihuahua, Bruiser).
Based on the adored movie, LEGALLY BLONDE THE Musical stays true to form with a peppy score and playful book. This musical is ridiculously enjoyable from start to finish.
Alfred Hitchcock's classic spy thriller, The 39 Steps brilliantly and hilariously recreated for the stage as the smash hit, Olivier Award winning Comedy.
Follow the incredible adventures of our handsome hero Richard Hannay, complete withstiff upper lip, British gung-ho, and pencil moustache as he encounters dastardly murders, double-crossing secret agents, and of course, devastatingly beautiful women.
This wonderfully inventive and gripping comedy thriller featuresfour-fearless actors, playing 139 roles in 100 minutes of fast-paced fun, and thrilling action.