Season tickets for the 2017-18 Broadway Entertainment Series at The Classic Center Theatre are on sale now
ATHENS, Ga. – The Classic Center Theatre is pleased to announce that season tickets for the 2017-18 Broadway Entertainment Series are now on sale. This season’s line-up includes the national touring production of Kinky Boots, Riverdance 20 Years, Cabaret, Motown The Musical and The Sound of Music.
Season tickets range on average from $140 to $355, depending on seat location. Season ticket holders enjoy the perks of a 10 percent discount off the price of the shows, compared to single show tickets, as well as early notification of all other shows at The Classic Center. Other season ticket holder benefits include lost ticket insurance, series exchange privileges, entry to Classic Conversations and presale parking at The Classic Center.
Season ticket holders also receive early access to purchase each Broadway show before single show tickets are made available to the public. Single show tickets go on sale Friday, September 8 at 10 a.m.
The full 2017-18 Broadway Entertainment Series, including all add-on shows, are listed below. The Classic Center Theatre is honored to once again partner with the University of Georgia Performing Arts Center for another special collaboration of The Nutcracker this holiday season, also mentioned below.
2017-18 Broadway Entertainment Series
Thursday, November 9, 2017 | 7:30 p.m.
Having inherited a shoe factory from his father, Charlie forms an unlikely partnership with cabaret performer Lola to produce a line of high-heeled boots and save the business. Based on true events, Kinky Boots tells the heartwarming and humorous story of two people with nothing in common – or so they think! Kinky Boots is the winner of every major Best Musical award, including the Tony®, the Grammy® and London’s Olivier Award®. Featuring 16 original songs by pop icon Cyndi Lauper, and written by Harvey Fierstein, this dazzling sensation is inspiring audiences around the world to LET LOVE SHINE!
Riverdance 20 Years
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.
The international Irish dance phenomenon is back by popular demand in Riverdance – The 20th Anniversary World Tour. Drawing on Irish traditions, the combined talents of the performers propel Irish dancing and music into the present day, capturing the imagination of audiences across all ages and cultures in an innovative and exciting blend of dance, music and song. Of all the performances to emerge from Ireland, nothing has carried the energy, the sensuality and the spectacle of Riverdance 20 Years.
Monday, February 19, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.
Welcome to the infamous Kit Kat Klub, where the Emcee, Sally Bowles and a raucous ensemble take the stage nightly to tantalize the crowd! Leave your troubles outside – life is beautiful at Cabaret, John Kander, Fred Ebb and Joe Masteroff’s Tony Award®-winning musical about following your heart while the world loses its way. *For Mature Audiences
Motown The Musical
Friday, March 9, 2018 | 8 p.m.
It began as one man’s story . . . became everyone’s music . . . and is now Broadway’s musical. Motown the Musical is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to heavyweight musical mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Featuring classic songs such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” experience the story behind the music in the record-breaking smash hit Motown The Musical.
The Sound of Music
Thursday, April 19, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.
The hills are alive! This brand new production of Rodger and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music, the musical story of Maria and the von Trapp family, will once again thrill audiences with its Tony®, Grammy® and Academy Award®-winning Best Score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Edelweiss” and the title song.
Optional Broadway Entertainment Series Add-On Shows (not included with the Broadway season ticket)
RENT 20th Anniversary Tour
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 8 p.m.
Tony Award®-winning RENT returns to the stage in a 20th Anniversary production that promises to be as impactful and exciting as the original! With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that matters – love. *For Mature Audiences
Mannheim Steamroller Christmas
Sunday, November 19, 2017 | 7:30 p.m.
Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis has been America’s favorite holiday tradition for over 30 years! Grammy Award®-winner Chip Davis has created a show that features Mannheim Steamroller Christmas classics along with a selection of compositions from his groundbreaking Fresh Aire series. Experience the magic as the spirit of the season comes alive with the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller.
The State Ballet Theatre of Russia’s The Nutcracker
Friday, December 22, 2017 | 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 23, 2017 | 2 p.m.
Whether you’re creating a new family tradition or continuing your current one, The Nutcracker is the perfect holiday show for every family. Co-presented with the University of Georgia Performing Arts Center, and performed by the State Ballet Theatre of Russia, The Classic Center Theatre is thrilled to offer this holiday classic once again this season.