The Muny announced today that season tickets for The Muny’s 2017 summer season will be available for purchase beginning at 9am Monday, March 6. Tickets can be purchased online at www.muny.org, by phone (314) 534 – 1111 or in person at The Muny Box Office, open 9am – 5pm, Monday throughFriday. The Muny celebrates its 99th season in Forest Park this summer.
The spectacular line-up includes 2 Muny premieres. The seven shows are: Jesus Christ Superstar (June 12 – 18), Disney’s The Little Mermaid (June 20 – 29),A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (July 5 –11), All Shook Up (July 13 –19), The Unsinkable Molly Brown (July 21 –27), A Chorus Line (July 29 – August 4), and Newsies (August 7 –13).
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
A HEAVENLY MASTERPIECE!
FIRST PRODUCTION SINCE 2005
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical returns. Jesus Christ Superstar was an album that became a cultural phenomenon, then Broadway’s first rock opera and remains a world-wide favorite. With classic songs like “I Don’t Know How to Love Him,” “Heaven on Their Minds” and the title song, this bold and rocking retelling of the gospels will leave you singing nothing but heavenly praises.
Disney’s The Little Mermaid
PART OF YOUR WORLD
FIRST PRODUCTION SINCE 2011
Go “under the sea” in Disney’s classic musical fantasy The Little Mermaid. One of the most popular animated films in history is now a splendid and magical Broadway musical. Headstrong Princess Ariel dreams of a life on land far from her ocean home, and she’s willing to risk her father’s love and wrath to find it. Featuring Academy Award–winning hits like “Part of Your World,” “Under the Sea” and “Kiss the Girl,” this spectacular Muny production will leave your entire family happy as a clam.
A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM
FIRST PRODUCTION SINCE 2000
Load up the chariots, we are off to The Muny for big, big laughs! Considered one of Broadway’s greatest farces, this musical romp through Rome includes desperate lovers, mistaken identities, scheming neighbors and secrets behind every toga. With delicious music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, this is one hair-brained Roman forum you won’t want to miss!
ALL SHOOK UP
FOOLS FALL IN LOVE
Set to the hits of the King of Rock and Roll himself, Elvis Presley, this musical will have you dancing in your “Blue Suede Shoes” all night long. Inspired by Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, the music is all Elvis, and the result is a night of hilarious and enchanting 1950s fun. When Chad, the mysterious hip-swiveling roustabout arrives in town, suddenly everyone’s lip-curling and all shook up with secrets, music and love.
THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN
I AIN’T DOWN YET!
FIRST PRODUCTION IN 28 YEARS
Hannibal Missouri’s own brash and beguiling Molly Brown shines in this exhilarating adaptation of Meredith Willson’s 1960 musical. Her rags-to-riches story sparkles with a new book by Dick Scanlan and new songs. The tempestuous can’t-live-with-him/can’t-
A CHORUS LINE
ONE SINGULAR SENSATION
FIRST PRODUCTION IN 15 YEARS
This singular sensation of a musical tells the story of 19 dancers at a final audition, vying for a spot in a Broadway show. A landmark American musical, A Chorus Line has been called “the greatest musical – ever.” With music by Oscar and Tony winner Marvin Hamlisch, A Chorus Line celebrates the dreams, guts and sweat that we all need to take our place “on the line.”
SEIZE THE DAY!
The cult 1992 film became a smash 2012 Broadway musical, and Newsies now makes its long awaited Muny premiere. With incredible music by Alan Menken, Newsies reveals the thrilling story of the Newsboy Strike of 1899 – how a bunch of rag tag orphans took on the mighty Joe Pulitzer and nearly brought down the city of New York. Newsies at The Muny is guaranteed to make headlines.
Single tickets will be available beginning May 8, 2017. V
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