Coming Season Features Norfolk’s Debut of Kinky Boots
KINKY BOOTS, the smash-hit musical that brings together Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book), Tony and Grammy® Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Music & Lyrics) and Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell (Direction & Choreography), will make its debut in Norfolk at Chrysler Hall as part of the 2015-2016 Broadway In Norfolk Season.
The 2015-2016 season will also feature the 2013 Tony® Award-winning lush new Broadway musical RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN’S CINDERELLA and RAGTIME THE MUSICAL, a production Variety calls, “storytelling at its most vibrant.” The line-up is rounded out with the pop culture phenomenon FLASHDANCE THE MUSICAL, family favorite JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT and the world’s best-selling touring magic show, THE ILLUSIONISTS – WITNESS THE IMPOSSIBLE.
The Illusionists – Live From Broadway
October 16 – 18, 2015
Direct from Broadway, the world’s bestselling magic show is coming to Norfolk. This mind blowing spectacular showcases the jaw dropping talents of the most incredible Illusionists on earth. THE ILLUSIONISTS – LIVE FROM BROADWAY has shattered box office records across the globe and dazzles audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage.
Ragtime the Musical
November 20 – 21, 2015
At the dawn of a new century, everything is changing…and anything is possible. RAGTIME THE MUSICAL returns to the road in all-new touring production directed and choreographed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge and produced by the team that most recently brought you THE ADDAMS FAMILY, SPAMALOT, ROCK OF AGES and THE COLOR PURPLE. The stories of an upper-class wife, a determined Jewish immigrant and a daring young Harlem musician unfold - set in turn-of-the-century New York - all three united by their desire and belief in a brighter tomorrow.
December 16 – 20, 2015
Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit with songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Inspired by true events, KINKY BOOTS takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan. Charlie Price is struggling to live up to his father’s expectations and continue the family business of Price & Sons.
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella
February 2 – 7, 2016
The Tony Award®- winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific has delighted audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love—the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more—plus some surprising new twists.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
February 19 – 20, 2016
One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber’s JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son. Directed and choreographed by Tony® Award-winner Andy Blankenbuehler, this new production is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colors. The magical musical is full of unforgettable songs, including “Go Go Go Joseph,” “Any Dream Will Do,” and “Close Every Door.” Book your tickets and be part of the magic!
Flashdance the Musical
March 11 – 12, 2016
With electrifying dance at its core, FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill welder by day and a bar dancer by night with dreams of one day becoming a professional performer. When romance with her steel mill boss threatens to complicate her ambitions, Alex learns the meaning of love and its power to fuel the pursuit of her dream.