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Peace Center Broadway Season to Feature 10 Shows

Apr 10, 2024 06:30PM ● By Donna Isbell Walker
(Photo of "Moulin Rouge! The Musical" by Matt Murphy for MurphyMade)

The Peace Center’s 2024-2025 Broadway season will feature 10 shows, including the return of the perennially popular “Hamilton” and “Disney’s The Lion King.” The lineup was announced Wednesday, April 10.

The season opens Sept. 11 with a two-week run of “The Lion King,” which won six Tony Awards during its time on Broadway and was inspired by the animated film.

The other shows on the schedule are:

·        “& Juliet,” Oct. 15-20, 2024. The jukebox musical imagines the Shakespeare classic if Juliet had not ended her life alongside Romeo. Much of the music is from acclaimed pop songwriter Max Martin, the man behind such classics as “…Baby One More Time” and “Since U Been Gone.”

·        “A Beautiful Noise: The Neil Diamond Musical,” Jan. 14-19, 2025. This production tells the story of Neil Diamond’s rise to stardom and features music from Diamond’s iconic catalog, including such songs as “Sweet Caroline” and “America.”

·        “Hamilton,” Feb. 4-16, 2025. The Lin-Manuel Miranda blockbuster, which won 11 Tony Awards, as well as the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, puts its own spin on the founding of the United States, through the story of Alexander Hamilton.

·        “Shucked,” March 11-16, 2025. This comedy is described as a “corn-fed, corn-bred American musical,” with a score by the Grammy Award-winning team of Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally. It was nominated for nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

·        “Moulin Rouge! The Musical,” April 15-27, 2025. This extravaganza was adapted from the popular Baz Luhrmann film and features many of the songs from the film as well as new music from Adele, Sia, Rihanna, and Beyonce.

·        “Back to the Future: The Musical,” May 13-18, 2025. The time-traveling adventures of Marty McFly, made famous in the 1980s film series, come to the stage. The production was adapted by the film’s creators Bob Gale and Robert Zemeckis.

·        “Some Like It Hot,” June 10-15, 2025. Based on the 1959 Marilyn Monroe film of the same name, this musical comedy tells the story of musicians on the run during the Jazz Age. It won four Tony Awards and the Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album.

·        “Life of Pi,” July 8-13, 2025. Adapted from the 2001 novel by Yann Martel, this production tells the story of a teenage boy who survives a shipwreck and ends up on a lifeboat with four animals. It won three Tony Awards and the Olivier Award for Best Play.

·        “Kimberly Akimbo,” Aug. 5-10, 2025. This musical tells the story of a teenage girl who must adapt after her family moves to a new town. It won five Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

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