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Edmonton's 2017-2018 Broadway Season Will Include The Phantom of the Opera, Jersey Boys, The Sound of Music & More

Edmonton's 2017-2018 Broadway Season Will Include The Phantom of the Opera, Jersey Boys, The Sound of Music & More
'The Phantom of the Opera,' 'Jersey Boys' & 'The Sound of Music'
Get ready for some big-time Broadway entertainment, Edmonton!

The biggest hits on the Great White Way are headed to Edmonton as part of the just-announced Broadway Across Canada 2017-2018 season!

Broadway blockbusters The Phantom of the Opera, Jersey Boys and The Sound of Music will be part of the upcoming season. The lineup will also include Motown The Musical.

Learn more about all of these exciting stage hits below!


THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
July 25 - August 6
Critics are raving about Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s phenomenal musical success, The Phantom of the Opera, saying this breathtaking production is bigger and better than ever before. This Phantom features a brilliant new scenic design by Paul Brown, Tony Award-winning original costume design by Maria Björnson, lighting design by Tony Award winner Paule Constable, new choreography by Scott Ambler, and a new staging by director Laurence Connor. The production, overseen by Mackintosh and Matthew Bourne boasts many exciting special effects including the show’s legendary chandelier. The beloved story and thrilling score—with songs like "Music of the Night," "All I Ask Of You" and "Masquerade"—is performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this Phantom one of the largest productions now on tour.


THE SOUND OF MUSIC
September 19 - 24
The hills are alive! This brand new production of Rodgers + Hammerstein's The Sound of Music is the spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family. The Sound of Music will thrill audiences with its Tony-, Grammy- and Oscar-winning Best Score, including "My Favorite Things," "Do-Re-Mi," "Climb Ev’ry Mountain," "Edelweiss" and the title song. The Sound of Music enjoyed extraordinary success as the first live television production of a musical in over 50 years when The Sound of Music Live! aired on NBC in December 2013, and was seen by over 44 million people. 2015 marked the 50th anniversary of the film version, which continues to be the most successful movie musical in history.


JERSEY BOYS
November 10 - 12
"Too good to be true!" raves the New York Post for Jersey Boys, the 2006 Tony-, Grammy- and Olivier Award-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. This is the true story of how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide—all before they were 30! Jersey Boys features their hit songs "Sherry," "Big Girls Don’t Cry," "Rag Doll," "Oh What a Night" and "Can’t Take My Eyes Off You." "The crowd goes wild!” cheers The New York Times. The Jersey Boys creative team comprises two-time Tony Award-winning director Des McAnuff, book writers Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, composer Bob Gaudio, lyricist Bob Crewe and choreography by Sergio Trujillo.


MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
February 13 - 18, 2018
It began as one man’s story...became everyone’s music...and is now Broadway’s musical! Motown The Musical is the true American dream story of Motown’s founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers; shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Featuring such classic songs as "My Girl" and "Ain’t No Mountain High Enough," experience the story behind the music in the record-breaking smash hit Motown The Musical. The national tour is produced by Tony Award-winning producer Kevin McCollum (Rent, In the Heights, Avenue Q), Chairman and CEO of SONY Music Entertainment Doug Morris and Motown founder Berry Gordy.

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