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Broadway Across Canada Announces 20/21 Seasons for Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver

Broadway Across Canada has unveiled their upcoming 2020-2021 Seasons for venues in Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver.

Four theatrical productions will take centre stage at both the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium and Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium while five productions will take center stage at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre beginning next fall including the premiere engagements of the Broadway Musical, Hamilton.

“With a record number of subscribers last season, we remain so appreciative of the support and excitement surrounding our 2019-2020 season featuring Dear Evan Hansen. In our upcoming season we tried to program a nice balance of highly anticipated new musical productions like Hamilton and Anastasia with returning classics like Jesus Christ Superstar and Come From Away.” said Shana Levin, Vice President, Broadway Across Canada.

Season packages are available for renewing subscribers today online at www.BroadwayAcrossCanada.ca, by phone at 1-866-542-7469. New subscriptions are available beginning January 23 at 10AM. Come From Away is available as a season option at an additional cost. For more information on Group Sales please call 1-800-889-8457 or email at: CanadaGroups@BroadwayAcrossCanada.ca.


2020-2021 SEASONS

CHICAGO
Queen Elizabeth Theatre: September 15 – 20, 2020

There’s never been a better time to experience Chicago, Broadway’s razzle-dazzle smash. This triumphant hit musical is the recipient of six Tony Awards®, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy®, thousands of standing ovations and now the #1 longest-running American Musical in Broadway history.
Chicago has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you’ve ever seen. It’s no surprise that Chicago has wowed audiences from Mexico City to Moscow, from Sao Paulo to South Africa. And now it’s coming to your town!
Whether you’re looking for your first Broadway musical, whether you’ve seen the Academy Award®-winning film and want to experience the show live on stage or whether you’ve seen it before and want to recapture the magic, Chicago always delivers!
Come on, babe! Head to Chicago! We’re hotter than ever.

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
Queen Elizabeth Theatre: October 28 – November 1, 2020
Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium: November 3-8, 2020
Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium: November 10-15, 2020

An album that inspired a REVOLUTION. A REVELATION that changed the world. A REINVENTION for this millennium.

Jesus Christ Superstar is an iconic musical phenomenon with a world-wide fan base. In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, a new mesmerizing production comes to North America. Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and helmed by the acclaimed director Timothy Sheader (Crazy for You, Into the Woods) and award winning choreographer Drew McOnie (King Kong, Strictly Ballroom), this production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades. Appealing to both theater audiences and concert music fans, this production pays tribute to the historic 1971 Billboard Album of the Year while creating a modern, theatrical world that is uniquely fresh and inspiring.

ANASTASIA
Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium: January 5-10, 2021
Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium: January 12-17, 2021
Queen Elizabeth Theatre: January 19-24, 2021

Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical Anastasia is on a journey to you at last!
From the Tony Award®-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, this dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family.
Anastasia features a book by celebrated playwright Terrence McNally,a lush new score by Stephen Flaherty (music) and Lynn Ahrens (lyrics) with direction by Tony Award® winner Darko Tresnjak.

COME FROM AWAY – SEASON OPTION
Queen Elizabeth Theatre: March 9-21, 2021
Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium: March 23-28, 2021
Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium: March 30-April 4, 2021

Broadway’s Come From Away is a Best Musical winner all across North America!
This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.
Don’t miss this breathtaking new musical written by Tony® nominees Irene Sankoff and David Hein, and helmed by this year’s Tony-winning Best Director, Christopher Ashley. Newsweek cheers, “It takes you to a place you never want to leave!”
On 9/11, the world stopped.
On 9/12, their stories moved us all.

HAMILTON
Queen Elizabeth Theatre: June 22 – July 25, 2021
Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium: July 27 – August 15, 2021
Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium: August 17 – September 12, 2021

Hamilton is the story of America then, told by America now.
Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, Hamilton has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary moment in theatre—a musical that has had a profound impact on culture, politics, and education.
With book, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler, and musical supervision and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, Hamilton is based on Ron Chernow’s acclaimed biography. It has won Tony®, Grammy®, and Olivier Awards, the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and an unprecedented special citation from the Kennedy Center Honors.

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