Apr 5, 2009

Direct from New York Nederlander Presents the 2009-2010 SunTrust Broadway Series at DPAC

Individual show tickets are due to go on sale beginning late summer. SunTrust Season Ticket Holders get first shot at the best seats including the season blockbusters WICKED and Phantom of the Opera. $99 Down and 5 easy payments for the 2009-2010 se

Cirque Dreams Illumination: September 15- 20, 2009

Opens World Tour at DPAC in September.

From the creators of the groundbreaking BROADWAY HIT Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy comes an all new journey of nighttime dreamers whose imaginations are ignited within a landscape of towering buildings and infinite possibilities. Created and Directed by Neil Goldberg, Cirque Dreams Illumination has been hailed as “Dazzling!...a reason to stand up and cheer” by the New York Daily News. Audiences of all ages will marvel and experience a journey of city dwellers who reinvent everyday objects, balance beyond belief, delicately dangle from wires, leap tall buildings and redefine the risks of flight in an array of astounding occurrences that transform the ordinary into extraordinary.

An international cast of world-class acrobats, athletes, musicians and one of a kind artists populate this imaginative, colorful metropolis and breathe life into over 100 inventive costumes, an original musical score, and magical sights that transform the landscape of a city into thrills and disbelief. Cirque Dreams Illumination is sure to live up to the Cirque Dreams brand of notoriety as hailed “jaw dropping and family friendly” by the Los Angeles Times and “The grandest circus spectacle east of Vegas” by New York Magazine.

GREASE: with American Idol Winner Taylor Hicks as Teen Angel: October 6-11, 2009

Nominated for 2008 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical

The one that you want is back! GREASE, Time Magazine’s 2007 pick for “#1 musical of the year,” is rockin’ across the country in this new production direct from Broadway.

Take a trip to a simpler time of poodle skirts, drive-ins, and T-birds.  “Bad boy” Danny and “the girl next door” Sandy fall in love all over again to the tune of your favorite songs: ’Summer Nights,” ’Greased Lightnin’‘ and ’We Go Together‘ as well as additional songs from the hit movie: “Grease,” “Hopelessly Devoted to You” and “You’re the One That I Want.”

So throw your mittens around your kittens and Hand Jive the night away with the show that’ll make you want to stand up and shout, “A-wop-bop-a-loo-bop A-wop-bam-boom!”  GREASE!

Phantom of the Opera: November 26-December 20, 2009

The Longest Running Show in Broadway History Performs 4 Unbelievable Weeks.

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s international award-winning phenomenon directed by Harold Prince has woven its magical spell over standing room audiences in more than 100 cities worldwide.

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, the longest running show in Broadway history, now comes/returns to (city or theatre) to take your breath away. It’s a timeless story of seduction and despair and the one show The London Sunday Times called “God’s gift to the musical theatre.”

Mamma Mia!: January 26-31, 2010

A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget!

Over 30 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make MAMMA MIA! the ultimate feel-good show! Writer Catherine Johnson’s sunny, funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings 3 men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, and every night everyone’s having the time of their lives! With more productions playing internationally than any other musical, MAMMA MIA! is a Global Smash Hit!

Spring Awakening: March 2-7, 2010

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