Ohio Venues in Dayton and Akron Announce their 2023-2024 Broadway Seasons

Buyi Zama as Rafiki in Disney’s THE LION KING. Photo Deen van Meer.

Dayton Live announces the Broadway in Dayton 2023-2024 Season, while Playhouse Square brings four new shows to E.J. Thomas Hall in Akron.

“Thought-provoking, family-friendly, Tony Award winning, nostalgia – the lineup coming to the Schuster Center for the upcoming Premier Health Broadway in Dayton 2023-2024 Series offers something for everyone,” said Ty Sutton, Dayton Live President and CEO. “We are thrilled for our audiences to experience the best of Broadway right here in Dayton.”

2023-2024 Season
To Kill A MockingbirdOctober 17-22, 2023
How The Grinch Stole Christmas!November 14-19, 2023
The Cher Show ^February 2-4, 2024
HadestownMarch 12-17, 2024
Tina – The Tina Turner MusicalApril 9-14, 2024
The Lion KingMay 1-12, 2024
The Kite Runner ^May 28–June 2, 2024
Mamma Mia!June 11-16, 2024

^ Projects Unlimited Star Attractions

Premier Health Broadway in Dayton Season Tickets are available now at daytonlive.org/broadway. 

Season Ticket Benefits:

  • Flexible payment plans at no additional charge.
  • Easy exchanges to a more convenient day or time.
  • Swap-a-show for another Dayton Live presentation.
  • Priority access to additional single tickets.
  • Get the best seats at the best prices.
  • Plus, get discounted parking passes, exclusive presales, and more.

Current Season Ticket Holders can renew their Season Tickets online at daytonlive.org/renew or by contacting the Dayton Live Ticket Office at 937-228-3630, Tuesday-Friday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Patrons may also stop by the Box Office at the Schuster Center to buy Season Tickets or renew in person.

Individual tickets will go on sale later in the year.

While, in Akron, three popular movie titles and the story behind a music icon will come to life on stage this season, as Playhouse Square brings four new shows to E.J. Thomas Hall as part of the 2023-2024 Broadway in Akron Series.

“We’re very excited to bring these shows to Akron,” said David Greene, Senior Vice President of Programming at Playhouse Square. “Whether you’re familiar with these stories or are experiencing them for the first time, there’s always something thrilling about seeing them performed live on stage.”

2023-2024 Season
Pretty Woman: The MusicalOctober 17-18, 2023
Mean GirlsNovember 14-15, 2023
The Cher ShowJanuary 30-31, 2024
ClueApril 23-25, 2024

The series is a collaboration between Playhouse Square and the University of Akron, with shows performed at E.J. Thomas Hall at the University of Akron.

New season ticket packages are currently on sale by calling Playhouse Square at 216-640-8800 (Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) or online by visiting playhousesquare.org/akron.

Current season ticket holders are also invited to begin renewing their packages for the 23-24 season now. Renewal information will arrive by mail, though tickets can also be renewed online (playhousesquare.org/akron) or by calling 216-640-8800.

Season tickets range from $60-$325 each. Payment plans are available for packages priced at $180 and above, and complimentary parking is available with select price levels.

The only way to guarantee your seats for all four shows at the absolute lowest price is to become a season ticket holder. For more information, visit playhousesquare.org/akron.

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