Season tickets for the 2018-19 Broadway Entertainment Series at The Classic Center Theatre are on sale now
ATHENS, Ga. – The Classic Center is pleased to announce that season tickets for the 2018-19 Broadway Entertainment Series are now on sale. This season’s line-up includes the national touring productions of Million Dollar Quartet, Cirque Dreams Holidaze, Jersey Boys, Cinderella and Finding Neverland.
Season tickets range on average from $145 to $359, 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, August 10 at 10 a.m.
The full 2018-19 Broadway Entertainment Series, including all add-on shows, is 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.
Visit ClassicCenter.com/Broadway to buy tickets, call 706.357.4444 or stop by The Classic Center Box Office in Downtown Athens.
2018-19 Broadway Entertainment Series
Million Dollar Quartet
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.
On December 4, 1956, four young musicians – Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins – gathered at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest rock ‘n’ roll jam sessions ever. The Tony® Award-winning smash-hit musical Million Dollar Quartet brings that unbelievable musical moment to life. Featuring timeless and enduring hits, including “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Fever,” “That’s All Right,” “Sixteen Tons,” “I Walk the Line,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” “Hound Dog” and more. Don’t miss your chance to experience this red-hot moment in rock ‘n’ roll history!
Cirque Dreams Holidaze
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 29, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.
Cirque Dreams Holidaze lights up the 2018 season with the must-see holiday show The New York Daily News proclaims a “delicious confection of charm, sparkle and talent by the sleighload and so full of energy it could end our dependence on oil!” Created by Cirque Dreams Founder and Broadway Director Neil Goldberg, Cirque Dreams Holidaze is a new cirque adventure, Broadway musical and family holiday spectacular wrapped into one! This incomparable phenomenon features over 300 imaginative costumes, 20 world-class astonishing acts, the finest singers, original music and seasonal favorites celebrating the most wonderful time of the year from Thanksgiving to Chanukah, Christmas and New Year’s.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.
Jersey Boys is the Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning Best Musical about Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons (Frankie Vallie, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi). This is the behind-the-scenes true story of how a group of blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks became one of the biggest American pop music sensations of all time. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide – all before they were 30. The musical features Four Seasons’ hits such as “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Sherry,” “Walk Like a Man,” “Oh, What a Night” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You.”
Monday, February 4, 2019 | 7:30 p.m.
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella is a Tony® Award-winning musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music that’s delighting audiences with its surprisingly contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love – the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more! Be transported back to your childhood as you rediscover some of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s most beloved songs, including “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible/It’s Possible” and “Ten Minutes Ago” in this hilarious and romantic experience for anyone who’s ever had a dream.
Thursday, April 4, 2019 | 7:30 p.m.
Finding Neverland tells the incredible story behind Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers. With a little bit of pixie dust and a lot of faith, Barrie takes this monumental leap, leaving his old world behind for Neverland, where nothing is impossible, and the wonder of childhood lasts forever.
Optional Broadway Entertainment Series Add-On Shows (not included with the Broadway season ticket)
Rock of Ages – Tenth Anniversary Tour
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 | 7:30 p.m.
Broadway’s Best Party is turning up the volume to ten! Nominated for five Tony® Awards, Rock of Ages captures the iconic era of 1980s Hollywood. Featuring the music of hit bands such as Styx, Poison, Twisted Sister, Whitesnake, and more, this Tenth Anniversary production will have you ready to rock! Rock of Ages, along with Corey Smith’s show on August 24 and Brian Regan’s show on September 23, are part of the inaugural 501 Series at The Classic Center. Purchase a ticket to all three shows and receive a ten percent discount on the ticket price. For more information, visit ClassicCenter.com/501Series.
The State Ballet Theatre of Russia’s The Nutcracker
Saturday, December 22, 2018 | 4 p.m.
Sunday, December 23, 2018 | 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 National Ballet of Odessa from Ukraine, The Classic Center is thrilled to offer this holiday classic once again this season.