Two young Mormons and a pair of witches from Oz are headed to San Antonio. The 2013-2014 Broadway season will include the blockbuster musical The Book of Mormon and the international hit Wicked. The season lineup also includes Peter and the Starcatcher, Sister Act, How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Ghost and Evita. All shows will play the Majestic Theatre.
The Book of Mormon, winner of nine Tony Awards, will open on September 17, 2013 and close on September 29. Written by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez, The Book of Mormon follows two young Mormon missionaries sent to Uganda, who soon discover their training did not quite prepare them for the world outside of Salt Lake City.
Peter Pan prequel Peter and the Starcatcher lands from October 22, 2013 through October 27. The show garnered five 2012 Tony Awards and features a company of 12 actors portraying some 50 characters, all on a journey to answer the question: How did Peter Pan become The Boy Who Refused To Grow Up?
Lock up the roast beast, because Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas is sneaking into San Antonio from December 26, 2013 through December 29. Based on the classic children’s book and featuring the songs from the beloved 1966 cartoon, Max the Dog narrates as the mean and scheming Grinch, whose heart is “two sizes too small,” decides to steal Christmas away from the Holiday-loving citizens of Whoville. Magnificent sets and costumes inspired by Dr. Seuss’ original illustrations breathe new life into this timeless Christmas story.
The romance of Ghost will touch a whole new generation as the story of the 1990 movie comes to the stage. The musical follows Sam and Molly, a young couple whose connection takes a shocking turn after Sam’s untimely death. Trapped between two worlds, Sam turns to a storefront psychic who helps him protect Molly and avenge his death. Theshow will play from January 21, 2014 through January 26.
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita will tango into San Antonio from April 29, 2014 through May 4. Based on Argentina’s real-life First Lady Eva Peron, the musical tells the story of the young woman who used her beauty and charisma to rise meteorically from the country’s slums to the presidential mansion. The beloved score features such famous songs "Don't Cry for Me Argentina" and "High Flying, Adored."
The funky nuns of Sister Act will make their San Antonio debut from June 24, 2014 through June 29. The musical comedy (based on the hit film) focuses on disco diva Deloris Van Cartier, who witnesses a crime and goes into hiding in a convent. Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her new “sisters” find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own.
Broadway mega-hit Wicked flies into San Antonio from March 12, 2014 through March 30. A vivid reimagining of the classic The Wizard of Oz, the musical spotlights the untold stories of Oz’s most famous characters: the Wicked Witch of the West and her unlikely friend, Glinda the Good. The Grammy-winning score by Stephen Schwartz features the songs “The Wizard and I,” “Popular” and “Defying Gravity.”