Broadway in Portland had announce its 2020/21 Season with a schedule full of classics, brand-new productions, and hit musicals direct from Broadway.
The 2020/21 Season starts with the critically acclaimed smash-hit musical The Band’s Visit, featuring the story of a band that arrives lost in a remote town to which they bring new life with their music. We’ll usher in the new year with the beloved musical spectacular Cats.
The season then continues with Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations an electrifying story following the Temptations’ extraordinary rise to stardom. Next up is a four-week engagement of Hamilton, back by popular demand.
Spring brings in a new production of an iconic musical phenomenon, Jesus Christ Superstar, which is followed by Summer – The Donna Summer Musical the inspiring story behind the music and life of the legendary singer.
Fall in love all over again when Pretty Woman: The Musical, based on the beloved romantic comedy, dazzles audiences as the final show in the 2020-2021 season.
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The Band’s Visit | September 29 – October 4, 2020
The critically acclaimed smash-hit Broadway musical The Band’s Visit is the winner of 10 Tony® Awards, including Best Musical, making it one of the most Tony-winning musicals in history. It is also a Grammy Award® winner for Best Musical Theater Album.
In this joyously offbeat story, set in a town that’s way off the beaten path, a band of musicians arrive lost, out of the blue. Under the spell of the desert sky, and with beautiful music perfuming the air, the band brings the town to life in unexpected and tantalizing ways. Even the briefest visit can stay with you forever.
Cats | December 29, 2020 – January 3, 2021
Cats, the record-breaking musical spectacular by Andrew Lloyd Webber that has captivated audiences in more than 30 countries and 15 languages, is now on tour across North America!
Audiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater — “Memory.” Winner of seven Tony Awards® including Best Musical, Cats tells the story of one magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn.
Ain’t Too Proud | January 26-31, 2021
Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations is the electrifying new smash-hit Broadway musical that follows The Temptations’ extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The winner of the 2019 Tony Award® for Best Choreography, it’s a thrilling story of brotherhood, family, loyalty, and betrayal during a decade of civil unrest in America. Set to the beat of the group’s treasured hits, including “My Girl,” “Just My Imagination,” “Get Ready,” “Papa Was a Rolling Stone,” Ain’t Too Proud tells the unforgettable story of the legendary quintet that Billboard Magazine named the greatest R&B group of all time.
Hamilton | March 16 – April 11, 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.
Jesus Christ Superstar | April 20-25, 2021
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.
Summer – The Donna Summer Musical | May 18-23, 2021
She was a girl from Boston with a voice from heaven, who shot through the stars from gospel choir to dance floor diva. But what the world didn’t know was how Donna Summer risked it all to break through every barrier, becoming the icon of an era and the inspiration for every music diva who followed.
Featuring choreography from Tony Award winner Sergio Trujillo for Ain’t Too Proud, and directed by Des McAnuff, the Tony Award®-winning director of Jersey Boys and The Who’s Tommy, Summer takes us through her tumultuous life and tempestuous loves and includes a mega-watt dream list of musical hits—including “Bad Girls,” “MacArthur Park,” “She Works Hard for the Money,” and “Last Dance.”
Pretty Woman | Aug
After an incredible record-breaking run on Broadway, Audience Choice Award-winner Pretty Woman: The Musical is coming to you! One of Hollywood’s most beloved stories of all time, Pretty Woman: The Musical is brought to life by a powerhouse creative team representing the best of music, Hollywood, and Broadway. Featuring direction and choreography by two-time Tony Award® winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde), an original score by Grammy® winner Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance (“Summer of ’69”, “Heaven”), and a book by the movie’s legendary director Garry Marshall and screenwriter J.F. Lawton, Pretty Woman: The Musical will lift your spirits and light up your heart. “If you love the movie, you’ll love the musical!” (BuzzFeed News).
Are you ready to fall in love all over again?