Broadway Across Canada Announces 2020-21 Season for Calgary, Edmonton & Vancouver

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Broadway Across Canada, the foremost presenter of first-class touring productions in North America, has announced its productions for 2020-21 season.

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As promised in their 2019-20 announcement, Hamilton is amongst the playbill.

2020-2021 Season subscription package for Calgary and Edmonton include Hamilton, Jesus Christ Superstar and Anastasia, with Come From Away as a season option. Season subscription package for Vancouver has additional show of Chicago.

Jesus Christ Superstar

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR is an iconic musical phenomenon with a world-wide fan base. In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, a new mesmerizing production comes to North America. Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and helmed by the acclaimed director Timothy Sheader (Crazy for You, Into the Woods) and award winning choreographer Drew McOnie (King Kong, Strictly Ballroom), this production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades. Appealing to both theater audiences and concert music fans, this production pays tribute to the historic 1971 Billboard Album of the Year while creating a modern, theatrical world that is uniquely fresh and inspiring.

  • Calgary: Nov 3 – 8, 2020 @ Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
  • Edmonton: Nov 10 – 15, 2020 @ Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
  • Vancouver: Oct 28 – Nov 1, 2020 @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre

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Anastasia

From the Tony Award-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, this dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family.

  • Calgary: Jan 5 – 10, 2021 @ Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
  • Edmonton: Jan 12 – 17, 2021 @ Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
  • Vancouver: Jan 19 – 24, 2021 @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Come From Away

Broadway’s COME FROM AWAY has won Best Musical all across North America!

The New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.

  • Calgary: Mar 23 – 28, 2021 @ Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
  • Edmonton: Mar 30 – Apr 4, 2021 @ Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
  • Vancouver: Mar 9 – 21, 2021 @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Hamilton

Hamilton is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, Hamilton is the story of America then, as told by America now.

  • Calgary: Aug 17 – Sep 12, 2021 @ Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
  • Edmonton: Jul 27 – Aug 15, 2021 @ Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
  • Vancouver: Jun 22 – Jul 25, 2021 @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Chicago

Set in the legendary city during the roaring “jazz hot” 20s, CHICAGO tells the story of two rival vaudevillian murderesses locked up in Cook County Jail. Nightclub star Velma’s serving time for killing her husband and sister after finding the two in bed together. Driven chorus girl Roxie’s been tossed in the joint for bumping off the lover she’s been cheating on her husband with. Not one to rest on her laurels, Velma enlists the help of prison matron Mama Morton and slickster lawyer Billy Flynn, who turn Velma’s incarceration into a murder-of-the-week media frenzy, thus preparing the world for a splashy showbiz comeback. But Roxie’s got some of her own tricks up her sleeve…

  • Vancouver: Sep 15 – 20, 2020 @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Current subscribers can renew their subscription beginning today at 10AM. New subscriptions can be purchased via Front of the Line by American Express Invites beginning today at 10AM until January 22 at 10PM. New subscriptions can be purchased with all credit cards on January 23 at 10AM.

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