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Lied’s Broadway season to feature ‘Les Mis,’ ‘Mean Girls,’ ‘Superstar’
The Lied Center for Performing Arts’ 2023-24 Glenn Korff Broadway Series will feature “Les Misérables,” “Disney’s Aladdin,” “Mean Girls,” “Jesus Christ Superstar,” “Shrek: The Musical” and “The Cher Show.”
Five-show Broadway packages start at $205 and include “Les Misérables,” “Disney’s Aladdin,” “Mean Girls,” “Jesus Christ Superstar” and “Shrek: The Musical.” Broadway subscribers also get first access to “The Cher Show” as a package add-on.
“The 2023-24 Glenn Korff Broadway Series will take audiences on epic adventures, including the global phenomenon of ‘Les Misérables,’ the beloved Disney magic of ‘Aladdin,’ the mesmerizing new imagining of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘Jesus Christ Superstar,’ the hilarious ‘Mean Girls’ and the family fun of ‘Shrek: The Musical,’” said Bill Stephan, the Lied’s executive director. “Audiences continue to return to live performances in record numbers, and it’s thrilling to see people enjoying the fun and inspiration of the arts. I invite everyone to come find joy this season at the Lied.”
Season packages include the same seats to five Broadway series shows. Due to demand, a fifth Broadway package option has been added on Thursday evenings. This package features all price zones available on the main floor.
Season package renewals and upgrades are available immediately to current subscribers. New season packages go on sale to the public at 11 a.m. March 23 here.
Broadway package shows:
- “Disney’s Aladdin,” Oct. 3-8 (eight performances) — From the producer of “The Lion King” comes the timeless story of “Aladdin,” a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and spectacle. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.
“Les Misérables,” Jan. 9-14, 2024 (eight performances) — Cameron Mackintosh presents this acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical. Set against the backdrop of 19th century France, “Les Misérables” is a testament to the survival of the human spirit. It has been seen by more than 130 million people in 53 countries and offered in 22 languages.
“Jesus Christ Superstar,” Feb. 1-4, 2024 (five performances) — Celebrating its 50th anniversary, a new production of the iconic musical returns to the stage. Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, this production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival. With lyrics and music by Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winners Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, “Jesus Christ Superstar” details the final weeks in the life of Jesus Christ as seen through the eyes of Judas. Reflecting the rock roots that defined a generation, the legendary score includes “I Don’t Know How to Love Him,” “Gethsemane” and “Superstar.”
“Shrek: The Musical,” Feb. 29-March 3, 2024 (five performances) — Shrek the ogre is an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue. This Tony-winning musical brings to life all the beloved characters from the Oscar-winning DreamWorks animated film.
“Mean Girls,” April 12-14, 2024 (five performances) — Direct from Broadway, “Mean Girls” is the hilarious hit musical from book writer Tina Fey (“30 Rock), composer Jeff Richmond (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), lyricist Nell Benjamin (“Legally Blonde”) and director Casey Nicholaw (“The Book of Mormon”). “Mean Girls,” based on the 2004 film starring Lindsay Lohan, is the story of a naïve newbie who falls prey to a trio of lionized frenemies.
Broadway add-on performance:
- “The Cher Show,” April 9-10, 2024 (two performances) — For six straight decades, Cher has dominated popular culture — breaking down barriers, pushing boundaries, and letting nothing and no one stand in her way. “The Cher Show” is the Tony-winning musical of her story, and it’s packed with so much Cher that it takes three women to play her: the kid starting out, the glam pop star and the icon. “The Cher Show” features 35 smash hits, six decades of stardom, two rock-star husbands, a Grammy, an Oscar, an Emmy, a Tony and plenty of sequin-studded gowns.
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