Ron Legler, President of the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, home of the Hippodrome Theater, today announced the lineup for the new 2022/2023 CareFirst® BlueCross BlueShield Hippodrome Broadway Series. Among the season’s impressive lineup are market premieres of Harper Lee’s TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, the most successful American play in Broadway history, HADESTOWN, winner of the Tony Award® for Best Musical and Grammy winner ® Award for Best Musical Theater Album and SIX, the new, original, global musical sensation that everyone is losing their minds about.
“We are thrilled to bring our dedicated patrons and subscribers another fantastic year of musical theater filled with exciting new productions from Broadway,” said Legler. “It was a joy to welcome the public to our home last year. We are grateful to our loyal supporters for their flexibility and cooperation as we have continually navigated recent life changes and look forward to entering a new era of live performance together.”
The upcoming season also features the Baltimore premieres of TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL, which chronicles the journey of a woman who broke barriers and became the queen of rock n’ roll, JAGGED LITTLE PILL, the new musical fearless based on the world of Alanis Morissette- changing music and DISNEY’S FROZEN, an unforgettable theatrical experience filled with sensational special effects and stunning sets and costumes. The new season will feature the Lincoln Center production of Lerner & Loewe’s award-winning and critically acclaimed MY FAIR LADY.
Les MISÉRABLES, an epic and uplifting story that became one of the most famous musicals in the history of 19th-century France-based theater, and BEAUTIFUL – THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, which shares the inspiring story of life real by Carole King.
The 2022/2023 Broadway Hippodrome Series includes:
TINA – THE MUSIC OF TINA TURNER
November 15-20, 2022
An uplifting comeback story like no other, TINA – The Tina Turner Musical is the inspiring journey of a woman who broke down barriers and became the queen of rock n’ roll. One of the world’s best-selling artists of all time, Tina Turner has won 12 Grammy Awards and her concerts have been seen by millions, with more concert tickets sold than any other solo artist in history. music. Featuring her much-loved songs, TINA – The Tina Turner Musical is written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Katori Hall and directed by internationally acclaimed Phyllida Lloyd.
SMALL JAGED PILL
December 13-18, 2022
Joy, love, heartache, strength, wisdom, catharsis, LIFE – everything we’ve been waiting to see in a Broadway show – is here in the uplifting and fearless new musical based on the groundbreaking music of Alanis Morissette.
Directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus (Waitress, Pippin, forthcoming 1776) with a book by Diablo Cody (Juno) and a Grammy-winning score, this electrifying production is about a perfectly flawed American family.
You live, you learn, you remember what it’s like to feel truly human… at JAGGED LITTLE PILL.
MY BEAUTIFUL LADY
January 10-15, 2023
From the Lincoln Center Theater that brought you The King & I and South Pacific, comes MY FAIR LADY by Lerner & Loewe, directed by Bartlett Sher.
With classic songs such 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 turn her into his idea of a “real lady”. But who is really transformed?
February 7-12, 2023
Cameron Mackintosh presents the acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and the Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg, LES MISÉRABLES.
This brilliant staging took the world by storm. Set against the backdrop of 19th century France, LES MISÉRABLES tells a gripping story of shattered dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. This epic and uplifting story has become one of the most famous musicals in theater history.
The beautiful score of Les MISÉRABLES includes the songs “I Dreamed a Dream”, “On My Own”, “Bring Him Home”, “One Day More”, “Master of the House” and many more. Seen by more than 130 million people worldwide in 53 countries and 22 languages, Les Misérables is unquestionably one of the most popular musicals in the world.
MAGNIFICENT – CAROLE KING MUSIC
March 3-4, 2023
MAGNIFICENT – THE MUSIC CAROLE KING tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a successful songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with others writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to become one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she’s made more than beautiful music, she’s written the soundtrack for a generation.
With a dazzling 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 track, BEAUTIFUL has a book by Tony® and Oscar® nominated writer Douglas McGrath, direction by Marc Bruni, choreography by Josh Prince, and a won two 2014 Tony® Awards and a 2015 Grammy® Award.
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD by Harper Lee
March 14-19, 2023
All rise for Aaron Sorkin’s Oscar®-winning adaptation of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, directed by Tony Award®-winner Bartlett Sher. Emmy Award®-winning actor Richard Thomas will play the role of Atticus Finch in the national tour.
April 11-16, 2023
Welcome to HADESTOWN, where one song can change your fate. Winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards®, including Best Musical and the 2020 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, this acclaimed new show from acclaimed singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell and innovative director Rachel Chavkin (Natasha , Pierre and the great comet of 1812) is a love story for today… and always.
HADESTOWN intertwines two mythical tales – that of young dreamers Orpheus and Eurydice, and that of King Hades and his wife Persephone – inviting you on a hellish journey to the underworld and back. Mitchell’s seductive melodies and Chavkin’s poetic imagination pit industry against nature, doubt against faith, and fear against love. Performed by a dynamic ensemble of actors, dancers and singers, HADESTOWN is a haunting and hopeful theatrical experience that grips you and never lets go.
This production also marks the first time in more than a decade that a woman is the solo writer of a musical: she wrote the music, the lyrics and the book, and it is the fourth time in history. of Broadway that a woman accomplishes this creative feat.
May 9-14, 2023
From Tudor queens to pop princesses, the SIX wives of Henry VIII take to the mic to remix five hundred years of historic heartbreak in an exuberant celebration of 21st century girl power! This new original musical is the worldwide sensation that everyone is losing their minds over. The New York Times says SIX “TOTALLY RULES!” (Critic’s Pick) and The Washington Post hail SIX as “Exactly the kind of energizing, inspirational illumination this city needs! The Broadway season has been supercharged!” Written by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss.
June 7-18, 2023
From the producer of The Lion King and Aladdin, Frozen, the best Tony®-nominated musical, is now on tour across North America. FROZEN features the songs you know and love from the original Oscar®-winning film, plus an expanded score with a dozen new numbers from the film’s songwriters, Oscar winner Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez , winner of EGOT. Oscar winner Jennifer Lee (book), Tony and Olivier Award winner Michael Grandage (director) and Tony Award winner Rob Ashford (choreographer) round out the creative team that has won 16 total Tony Awards . An unforgettable theatrical experience filled with sensational special effects, stunning sets and costumes, and powerful performances, FROZEN is everything you want in a musical: it’s moving. It’s spectacular. And above all, it’s pure Broadway bliss.
Current subscribers are invited to renew their subscription starting today, March 29, 2022, beginning at 11 a.m.; those looking for new subscriptions to seven shows for the Hippodrome’s impressive upcoming season can join the Hippodrome’s waiting list, with new subscription packages going on sale in early June 2022. seven-show packages start at just $258.
Purchase is available:
- Online at BaltimoreHippodrome.com/season
- By phone at 800.343.3103 (Lunch, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
- In person at the Hippodrome Theater box office at the corner of Eutaw and Baltimore streets (Monday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
Individual ticket on-sale dates will be announced throughout the year. Groups of 10 or more should contact [email protected]
Current subscribers will receive announcements by email. The Hippodrome Broadway Series offers a range of subscriber benefits including: priority purchasing opportunities and a flexible six-part payment plan, dedicated customer services, exchange privileges and replacement of lost or stolen tickets . Additionally, subscribers can take advantage of special Hippodrome Live offers as well as membership privileges to Broadway Across America, a nationwide network of more than 48 North American cities where Broadway is featured. *Benefits may not apply to all shows.
Vaccination policy and safety protocols at the Théâtre de l’Hippodrome:
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