Celebrity Attractions has announced its 2010-11 season. Wicked, the extremely popular musical that’s yet to grace a Little Rock stage, will no doubt get the lion’s share of attention. But there will be fans of The Color Purple and Beauty and the Beast as well. And we are intrigued by any show named Aluminum. Here’s the release.
Celebrity Attractions is pleased to announce the biggest Broadway Season to come to the Capitol City ! Presented at the Robinson Center Music Hall are four of this season’s hottest national tours including the cultural phenomenon that has left millions completely spellbound – WICKED – followed by Oprah Winfrey’s THE COLOR PURPLE, the soul-stirring new musical about love. Shortly after is ALUMINUM, a new production you won’t want to miss that combines everything from acrobatics to aluminum costumes and closing out with the most beautiful love story ever told, Disney’s BEAUTY & THE BEAST. You won’t want to miss this WICKED good season!
WICKED :: November 3-14, 2010
SO MUCH HAPPENED BEFORE DOROTHY DROPPED IN…Long before that girl from Kansas arrives in Munchkinland, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One – born with emerald green skin – is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. How these two grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good makes for “the most complete – and completely satisfying – new musical in a long time” (USA Today). On Broadway and around the world, WICKED has worked its magic on critics and audiences alike. Winner of 26 major awards, including a Grammy and 3 Tony Awards, WICKED is “Broadway’s biggest blockbuster” and “the defining musical of the decade” (The New York Times).
THE COLOR PURPLE :: January 21-23, 2011
Oprah Winfrey Presents THE COLOR PURPLE, a soul-stirring musical based on the classic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker and the Oscar-nominated film by Steven Spielberg. It is the unforgettable and inspiring story of a woman named Celie, who triumphs over tremendous odds to find joy in life, and her true inner beauty. Nominated for eleven Tony® Awards, THE COLOR PURPLE is a landmark theatrical event. With a joyous GRAMMY®-nominated score featuring jazz, gospel and blues, THE COLOR PURPLE is capturing the hearts of young and old, and uniting audiences in a celebration of love.
ALUMINUM :: March 29-31, 2011
A sensational hit around the world, this stunning and incredible productions offers a theatrical experience that is totally unique, combining amazing special effects, acrobatics, jazz and modern dance, puppetry, dazzling aluminum costumes and lighting. This show is certain to be a delight to audiences of all ages, and a highlight of the season! “AN EXTRAORDINARY PERFORMANCE!…Dancing, Puppets, Frenzy, Joy, Humor, Fantasy, Illusion. Everyone of all ages can see and enjoy!” (La Tribune , France)
Disney’s BEAUTY & THE BEAST :: May 24-26, 2011
The most beautiful love story ever told comes to life in this lush, romantic Broadway musical for all generations. Disney’s BEAUTY & THE BEAST, the smash hit Broadway musical, is coming back to Little Rock after 9 years! Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this eye-popping spectacle has won the hearts of over 35 million people worldwide. This classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers including “Be Our Guest” and the beloved title song. Experience the romance and enchantment of Disney’s BEAUTY & THE BEAST!
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