Hey Cleveland! We are so happy we can finally reveal our 2023-2024 KeyBank Broadway Series lineup.
Let's take a closer look at the seven sensational shows coming to The Land next season.
Dates: October 3 - 22, 2023
History: First performed on Broadway in 1974, winning seven Tonys including Best Musical. Many will remember the 1978 movie adaption that starred Diana Ross. This highly anticipated revival of THE WIZ is a pre-Broadway tour, the first of its kind in 40 years.
Reasons to love: A wonderful reimagining of the Frank Baum classic THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ, with well known hit songs like "Home" and "Ease on Down the Road."
Our fav song: "Home"
Dates: October 31 - November 19, 2023
History: With a book by Irish playwright Conor McPherson and music by Bob Dylan, this show made its debut across the pond in London's The Old Vic back in 2017, winning The Laurence Olivier Award for Best Musical. It then went on to make its Broadway debut in 2020.
Reasons to love: A beautiful production packed with emotion and the legendary music of Bob Dylan.
Our fav song: "You Ain't Going Nowhere / Jokerman"
Dates: January 9-28, 2024
History: Based on the 1993 Robin Williams film of the same name, MRS. DOUBTFIRE opened on Broadway back in 2020, bringing everyone's favorite Scottish granny to the world of musical theater. It most recently announced a West End run of the musical comedy, scheduled for May 2023.
Reasons to love: A feel-good, family-friendly musical comedy with iconic lines like "Help is on the way, dearies" and "Poppets."
Our fav Song: "What The Hell"
Dates: February 20 - March 10, 2024
History: The original Broadway production debuted back in 1964, with none other than Barbra Streisand leading the show as Fanny Brice - a role she would later reprise in the 1968 movie adaptation, garnering an Oscar award for her performance. This revival production began on Broadway in 2022, with notable actresses Beanie Feinstein and Leah Michelle taking on the titular role of Fanny.
Reasons to love it: A bittersweet musical comedy with possibly one of the greatest musical scores of all times, boasting hits like "Don't Rain On My Pararde" and "People."
Our Fav song: "Don't Rain On My Parade"
Dates: April 30 - May 19, 2024
History: One of Sondheim's greats, the original 1970 production was nominated for a staggering 14 Tony Awards, winning six. This revival version debuted on the West End in 2018 and transferred to Broadway in 2021, winning five Tonys including Best Revival.
Reasons to love it: Deeply insightful and downright hilarious with some of Sondheim's greatest hits - "Marry Me A Little," "The Ladies Who Lunch," "Being Alive."
Our fav song: "Being Alive"
Dates: June 11 - July 7, 2024
History: Based on the beloved 1985 film of the same name, this production debuted on the West End in 2021, winning a Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Musical. It will open on Broadway this aummer, and kick off its National Tour in 2024 right here in Cleveland!
Reasons to love it: A cinematic classic brought to life on the stage, DeLoreans (look it up if you're too young to remember), '80s inspired pop rock songs!
Our fav song: "It's Only a Matter of Time"
Dates: July 16 - August 11, 2024
History: This jukebox musical tells the story of American music icon Michael Jackson. Debuting on Broadway in late 2021, it has become a box office smash hit and won four Tony Awards, including the Tony for Best Choreography.
Reasons to love it: Breathtaking, Tony Award-winning choreography, features more than 25 of Michael Jackson's biggest hits.
Our fav song: "Beat It"
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