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FABULOUS FOX THEATRE ANNOUNCES 2014-2015 U.S. BANK BROADWAY SERIES!
ST. LOUIS, MO / April 20, 2014 – The Fabulous Fox Theatre has announced its stellar 2014-2015 U.S. Bank Broadway Series, featuring the smash hit KINKY BOOTS, winner of six 2013 Tony Awards® including Best Musical. Of the six season ticket package shows, four of them will make their Fox Theatre and St. Louis debuts. Fox Theatre audiences can look forward to the unforgettable songs and sensual dancing featured in DIRTY DANCING – The Classic Story On Stage; the American dream story behind the hits in MOTOWN THE MUSICAL; Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA; the enchanting revival of Rogers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA; and the hilarious stage production of A CHRISTMAS STORY.
Dirty Dancing | October 21 – November 2, 2014
In DIRTY DANCING, the classic love story on stage is an unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance, and sensational dancing. Seen by millions across the globe, this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives. Featuring the hit songs, “Hungry Eyes,” “Hey Baby,” “Do you Love Me?” and the heart stopping “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life.” London’s Sunday Express says “This crowd-pleasing stage adaptation hits the jackpot!” Don’t miss your chance to see this record-breaking live theatre sensation. You’ll have the time of your life! DIRTY DANCING is presented by Dance St. Louis.
Motown The Musical | November 18 – 30, 2014
It began as one man's story… became everyone's music… and is now Broadway's musical. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Featuring classic songs such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” experience the story behind the music in the record-breaking smash hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL!
A Christmas Story | December 16, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Ralphie Parker wants only one thing for Christmas; An Official Red Ryder Carbine-Action 200-shot Range Model Air Rifle. A CHRISTMAS STORY, The Musical is the hilarious account of Ralphie's desperate quest to ensure that this most perfect of gifts ends up under his tree this Christmas. This new Broadway musical is based on the classic 1983 movie, which itself was based on stories by legendary radio humorist Jean Shepherd. With songs both funny and heartfelt by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, and a faithful yet inventive book by Joseph Robinette, A CHRISTMAS STORY captures holiday wonder with such deliciously wicked wit that it is sure to delight children and grown-ups alike. It's the Christmas present that you'll cherish all holiday long. A CHRISTMAS STORY is presented by Grand Center, Inc.
Rogers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella | January 20 – February 1, 2015
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is the Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting 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! Be transported back to your childhood as you rediscover some of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s most beloved songs, including “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible/It’s Possible” and “Ten Minutes Ago,” in this hilarious and romantic Broadway experience for anyone who’s ever had a wish, a dream... or a really great pair of shoes.
The Phantom of the Opera | March 4 – 15, 2015
Following an acclaimed sold-out tour of the United Kingdom, Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s phenomenal musical success, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, will come to St. Louis as part of a brand new North American Tour. Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is “bigger and better than ever before.” This PHANTOM features a brilliant new scenic design by Paul Brown, Tony Award® -winning original costume design by Maria Björnson, lighting design by Tony Award-winner Paule Constable, new choreography by Scott Ambler, and a new staging by director Laurence Connor. The production, overseen by Matthew Bourne and Cameron Mackintosh, boasts many exciting special effects including the show’s legendary chandelier. The beloved story and thrilling score - with songs like “Music of the Night,” “All I Ask Of You,” and “Masquerade” - will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this PHANTOM one of the largest productions now on tour!
Kinky Boots | March 24 – April 5, 2015
KINKY BOOTS is the exhilarating Broadway musical that will lift your spirits to new high-heeled heights! Winner of six Tony Awards® including Best Musical, this inspirational story follows a struggling shoe factory owner who works to turn his business around with help from Lola, a fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos. Together, this unlikely pair finds that they have more in common than they ever dreamed possible… proving that when you change your mind about someone, you can change your whole world. Inspired by a true story, KINKY BOOTS features a joyous, Tony-winning score by Cyndi Lauper, direction and Tony-winning choreography by Jerry Mitchell and a hilarious, uplifting book by four-time Tony winner Harvey Fierstein. Come join the sold-out audiences who’ve discovered why – sometimes – the best way to fit in is to stand out! “There is no show hotter than KINKY BOOTS." – CBS News.
Five specials for the 2014-2015 Season will be offered to subscribers for priority seating before their public on-sale dates. The enduring classic, ANNIE, returns to the Fox December 2-7. The Fox welcomes A CHRISTMAS CAROL to its stage for the 26th time December 12-14. MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET will rock the Fox stage February 27-March 1. Back by popular demand, STOMP returns April 10-12. The boys are back! THE RAT PACK IS BACK! visits the Fox stage May 15-17.
New six-show season ticket packages will go on sale June 1st. Current U.S. Bank Broadway season subscribers will receive their renewal information beginning the week of April 21. Dance St. Louis subscribers will also receive information about priority ticket purchase for DIRTY DANCING and STOMP. On-sale dates for individual shows will be announced later. For more information, please call the Fox Subscription office at 314-535-1700. Groups of 15 or more should call 314-535-2900 for special rates and reservations. The Broadway Series at the Fabulous Fox Theatre is presented by U.S. Bank.
2014-2015 U.S. Bank Broadway Series Shows and Specials: (Season Ticket shows are underlined)
Dirty Dancing * October 21-November 2, 2014
Motown * November 18-30, 2014
Annie * December 2-7, 2014
A Christmas Carol * December 12-14, 2014
A Christmas Story * December 16, 2014-January 4, 2015
Rogers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella * January 20-February 1, 2015
Million Dollar Quartet * February 27-March 1, 2015
The Phantom of the Opera * March 4- 15, 2015
Kinky Boots * March 24-April 5, 2015
Stomp * April 10-12, 2015
The Rat Pack is Back! * May 15-17, 2015