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Peace Center's 10-Show Broadway Season Includes ‘Wicked,’ ‘CATS,’ ‘Beetlejuice’

Apr 26, 2022 12:38PM ● By David Dykes

Shown: Jennafer Newberry as Glinda and cast in the National Tour of WICKED (Photo by Joan Marcus)  

By Donna Isbell Walker

From Tudor England to post-9/11 America, the upcoming Peace Center Broadway season runs the gamut of time frames, locations, and storytelling.

Ten productions will be part of the 2022-’23 season, beginning Oct. 11 with an encore presentation of the Broadway hit “Dear Evan Hansen,” which last played the Peace Center in 2019. “Dear Evan Hansen,” which tells the story of a high school student who finds himself entangled in a tragic story, won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Musical.

The season also includes:

  • “Fiddler on the Roof,” a revival of the classic musical about a Jewish family living in Russia in the early 20th century, will be presented Nov. 15-20.

  • “Come From Away” tells the story of a group of airline passengers stranded in Newfoundland in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. It comes to the Peace Center Jan. 24-29, 2023.

  • “Beetlejuice,” the stage adaptation of the comedy about a ghost haunting a very annoying family, will be presented Feb. 28-March 5, 2023.

  • “CATS,” the Broadway classic about a group of musical felines, comes to the Peace Center April 4-9, 2023. 

  • “To Kill a Mockingbird,” the stage production of Harper Lee’s beloved novel, stars Richard Thomas as upright attorney Atticus Finch. It will be presented April 18-23, 2023.

  • “Jagged Little Pill” brings to life the blockbuster 1995 album by Alanis Morissette. It is set for May 23-28, 2023.

  • “1776,” the musical about the founding of America, will be presented June 13-18, 2023.

  • “Six,” a musical about King Henry VIII’s six wives, comes to the Peace Center July 18-23, 2023.

  • “Wicked,” the ever-popular alternate take on life in the Land of Oz, returns for a three-week engagement, Aug. 2-20, 2023.

Ticket packages for the season range from $327-$1,002. For more information, go to