Oh, what a season!
Four guys from Jersey singing a new sound. A romantic musical story. Two brothers desperate to write a hit play in Elizabethan England. And a charismatic beauty who rises from the slums of Argentina to the presidential mansion.
These are the thrilling plotlines behind the 2018-2019 Broadway season coming to the Abilene Convention Center auditorium stage this fall thanks to the Abilene Cultural Affairs Council and Celebrity Attractions.
The shows are:
“Jersey Boys” – 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 and 2 p.m. Oct. 20
Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the Tony® Award-winning true-life musical phenomenon. Broadway in Abilene shows are usually one night only, but due to popular demand, “Jersey Boys” will deliver two performances!
“The Sound of Music” – 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19
The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony®, Grammy® and Academy Award®-winning Best Score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss” and the title song.
“Something Rotten” – 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22
Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first MUSICAL!
“Evita” – 7:30 p.m. March 10
Eva Perón used her beauty and charisma to rise meteorically from the slums of Argentina to the presidential mansion as First Lady. Adored by her people as a champion for the poor, she became one of the most powerful women in the world—while her greed, outsized ambition and fragile health made her one of the most tragic.
Broadway season tickets are on sale now ranging from $123 to $285. Season subscriber benefits include best seats at the lowest prices, the same great seats for each show, the ability to buy additional tickets to individual shows before the public (when permitted) and the opportunity to purchase tickets to any add-on productions.
This year’s bonus show is “A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage” on. Dec. 19. Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus, and the whole Peanuts gang as they produce their own Christmas play and ultimately learn the true meaning of the season.
To buy season tickets or for more information, go towww.celebrityattractions.com or call 800-869-1451.