The Majestic Theatre announced its line-up of shows for the 2020-2021 North Park Lexus Broadway in San Antonio Season, and the line-up features a mix of revivals, Broadway Blockbusters, a dramatic adaptation of a classic novel and pop culture favorites for a season that offers diversity and broad appeal.
“Our Broadway in San Antonio subscriber base is evolving, and we are excited to bring a varied lineup this season that offers a wide range of options with cross generational appeal,” says Emily Smith, general manager of the Majestic and Charline McCombs Empire Theatres. “Our 2020-2021 season delivers pop culture classics, Broadway blockbusters, acclaimed revivals and a dramatic play based on one of the greatest novels of all time”
North Park Lexus Broadway in San Antonio at the Majestic Theatre opens its 2020-2021 season in September with “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly), The Lincoln Center Theater production of Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady. Boasting such classic songs as “I Could Have Danced All Night,” “The Rain in Spain,” “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly” and “On the Street Where You Live,” My Fair Lady tells the story of Eliza Doolittle, a young Cockney flower seller, and Henry Higgins, a linguistics professor who is determined to transform her into his idea of a “proper lady.” But who is really being transformed?
In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, a new mesmerizing production of Jesus Christ Superstar takes center stage in early December. Featuring award-winning music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, the legendary score includes ‘I Don’t Know How to Love Him’, ‘Gethsemane’ and ‘Superstar’, rock roots that defined a generation.
Disney’s The Lion King is making its triumphant return to the Majestic Theatre for a three-week run mid-December through the New Year! Tony Award®-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. The Lion King also features some of Broadway’s most recognizable music, crafted by Tony Award®-winning artists Elton John and Tim Rice.
Based on the Oscar®-nominated film, Tootsie is being touted as “the best comedy on Broadway” (Forbes). Featuring a Tony®-winning book by Robert Horn and an outrageously clever score by 2018 Tony® winner David Yazbek (The Band’s Visit, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), this New York Times Critic’s Pick is a “hilarious, thoroughly modern Tootsie” (People Magazine) that’s “even funnier than the movie!” (New York Post). Tootsie makes its market premiere mid-January.
In February, Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird, with direction by Tony Award® winner Bartlett Sher, takes the stage. To Kill A Mockingbird, “the greatest novel of all time” (Chicago Tribune), has quickly become “one of the greatest plays in history” (NPR).
Beautiful – The Carole King Musical makes a return engagement to the Majestic Theatre in mid-March. Featuring a stunning array of beloved songs written by Gerry Goffin/Carole King and Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil, including “I Feel The Earth Move,” “One Fine Day,” “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,” “You’ve Got A Friend” and the title song, Beautiful has a book by Tony® Award-nominee and Academy® Award-nominated writer Douglas McGrath, direction by Marc Bruni, choreography by Josh Prince and took home two 2014 Tony® Awards and the 2015 Grammy® for Best Musical Theater Album.
March also welcomes Mean Girls to the stage; featuring a book by Tina Fey, Mean Girls tells the story of a naïve newbie who falls prey to a trio of lionized frenemies. Entertainment Weekly calls it “A MARVEL: dazzling and hilarious!” and USA Today says, “We’ll let you in on a little secret, because we’re such good friends: GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!”
Riverdance 25th Anniversary Show, the international Irish dance phenomenon, makes a triumphant return to the Majestic theater for a limited engagement in May. Immerse yourself in the extraordinary power and grace of its music and dance–beloved by fans of all ages. Fall in love with the magic of Riverdance all over again.
Superstars come and go. Cher is forever. Tony Award®-winning The Cher Show, tells her story on the Majestic Theatre stage in July. Three reasons to see it: 1) It’s a fabulous celebration of Cher’s life that will make you want to jump up and dance! 2) The Tony Award®-winning Bob Mackie gowns showcasing Cher’s iconic looks. 3) It features 35 smash hit songs including “I Got You Babe,” “If I Could Turn Back Time,” and “Believe.”
North Park Lexus Broadway in San Antonio season packages are now available. Subscribers can choose a six-show package starting at $305 or seven-show package including The Lion King starting at $335. For more information, patrons can visit BroadwayInSanAntonio.com or call Broadway in San Antonio at 800-215-SHOW (7469), from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Season Subscribers avoid potential single ticket price increases closer to the show by reserving their seats now, and enjoy the privilege of priority ticket opportunities, lost ticket replacement, exchange privileges on existing seats, and much more. On-sale dates for individual shows will be announced in the coming months. Group minimums start as low as 10 for select shows; groups can reserve seats now by calling (210) 226-5967.
My Fair Lady: September 22-27, 2020
Jesus Christ Superstar: December 1-6, 2020
The Lion King: December 17, 2020 – January 10, 2021
Tootsie: January 19-24, 2021
To Kill A Mockingbird: February 16-21, 2021
Beautiful: March 12-14, 2021
Mean Girls: March 30 – April 4, 2021
Riverdance: May 7-9, 2021
The Cher Show: July 20-25, 2021