The lineup for the upcoming FAIRWINDS 2019-20 Broadway Season in Orlando at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts offers a delightful mix of adventure, love and theatrics. Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Florida Theatrical Association and Broadway Across America recently announced the roster of noteworthy shows that will arrive in the Walt Disney Theater and it is one for the books!
During the season, nine different Broadway tours will make their way to Orlando. The season includes Disney’s Aladdin, Mean Girls and My Fair Lady, along with two season add-on options, including the newly announced Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.
Check out the full lineup below.
November 12-17, 2019; Public on sale August 16
Welcome to Margaritaville, where people come to get away from it all—and stay to find something they never expected. Escape to Margaritaville is the musical comedy featuring both original songs and your most-loved Jimmy Buffett classics, including “Fins,” “Volcano,” “Cheeseburger in Paradise” and many more.
Deember 3 – 8, 2019; Public on sale October 11
What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You’d get The Play That Goes Wrong, Broadway and London’s award-winning smash comedy! Welcome to opening night of The Murder at Haversham Manor where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous. With an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can’t play dead, and actors who trip over everything (including their lines), it’s “Tons of fun for all ages” (HuffPost) and “Comic gold” (Variety)–sure to bring down the house!
January 22 – February 9, 2020; Public on sale September 13
Discover a whole new world at Disney’s Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical. From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.
February 25 – March 1, 2020; Public on sale January 17, 2020
Cady Heron may have grown up on an African savanna, but nothing prepared her for the vicious ways of her strange new home: suburban Illinois. Soon, this naïve newbie falls prey to a trio of lionized frenemies led by the charming but ruthless Regina George. But when Cady devises a plan to end Regina’s reign, she learns the hard way that you can’t cross a Queen Bee without getting stung.
March 31 – April 5, 2019; Public on sale January 24, 2020
Experience the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical Miss Saigon, from the creators of Les Misérables. This is the story of a young Vietnamese woman named Kim who is orphaned by war and forced to work in a bar run by a notorious character known as the Engineer. There she meets and falls in love with an American G.I. named Chris, but they are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. For 3 years, Kim goes on an epic journey of survival to find her way back to Chris, who has no idea he’s fathered a son.
April 28 – May 3, 2020; Public on sale March 13, 2020
Broadway’s hit crowd-pleaser takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s—where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he’d love to be. Bursting with high-energy dance numbers and original doo-wop tunes from Alan Menken, the songwriter of Beauty and the Beast, A Bronx Tale is an unforgettable story of loyalty and family.
May 26 – May 31, 2020; public on sale April 24, 2020
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?
NOTE: The following productions are season add-on options and are not included in the standard FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando 19/20 subscription package.
October 22-27, 2019; Public on sale July 19
Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award®-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking new production has left both audiences and critics awestruck, cheering “Les Miz is born again!” (NY1). Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption—a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit.
June 11 – June 14, 2020; Public on sale December 13
Beautiful—The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.
Tickets and Subscriptions
Prices for a seven-show subscription start at $384. Prices vary based on seating location.
Season subscribers will have first access to tickets to Les Miserables and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. These return engagements are Season Options and will not be included in the standard FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando 19/20 subscription package.
For more information on the 2019-2020 season and to purchase a subscription, visit Orlando.Broadway.com.
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