Classic Entertainment presents the 2023-2024 Broadway Entertainment Series at The Classic Center Theatre. Hear the "Man in Black" perform his greatest hits in the multi-media celebration Johnny Cash - The Official Concert Experience. Get ready to fall in love all over again as you witness one of Hollywood's greatest love stories at Pretty Woman - The Musical. Get ready to laugh out loud at the ferociously funny theatrical tour of Mean Girls. Celebrate the best of humankind and the best in all of us at Come From Away. Hear the inspiring true story of the international sensation Emilio & Gloria Estefan at On Your Feet!
Group discounts are available for these performances at The Classic Center Theatre. Discount percent and group size vary based on each event. Group tickets can be purchased online when single tickets go on sale by using the "group" option when selecting seats via the purchase by seat tab or by navigating to the purchase by price tab.
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Bringing songs and stories from the “Man in Black” to the stage in a way that audiences haven’t seen or heard before. With video of Johnny from episodes of The Johnny Cash TV Show projected on a screen above the stage, a live band and singers will accompany him in perfect sync. This concert experience will showcase iconic performances from the TV show and highlight the spirit of the legend by revisiting some of his memorable words and anecdotes. Cash will perform some of his biggest hits, including “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Ring of Fire, “And “I Walk the Line,” and share stories of people he met along the way whose causes he championed–the working man from all walks of life. Plus, onstage male and female singers will split vocal duties performing their own takes on Cash hits. The music never stops at this concert event!
Pretty Woman - The Musical
November 19, 2023 | 8:00 p.m.
Based on one of Hollywood’s most beloved romantic stories of all time, Pretty Woman - The Musical springs to life with a powerhouse creative team led by two-time Tony Award®-winning director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell, an original score by Grammy® winner Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance, and a book by the movie’s legendary director Garry Marshall and screenwriter J. F. Lawton. Pretty Woman - The Musical will lift your spirits and light up your heart. Get ready to experience this dazzling theatrical take on a love story for the ages.
December 14, 2023 | 7:30 p.m.
Mean Girlsis a ferociously funny new musical from an award-winning creative team, including director Casey Nicholaw (Aladdin, The Book of Mormon), composer Jeff Richmond (“30 Rock,” “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), lyricist Nell Benjamin (Legally Blonde), and book writer Tina Fey (“30 Rock,” "Bossypants"). Cady Heron may have grown up on an African savanna, but nothing prepared her for the wild and vicious ways of her strange new home: suburban Illinois. How will this naïve newbie rise to the top of the popularity pecking order?
Come From Away
February 28, 2024 | 7:30 p.m.
On 9/11, the world stopped. On 9/12, their stories moved us all. This stirring and inspiring musical takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of the small town in Newfoundland that opened its homes to 7,000 stranded travelers on 9/11. During that fateful week, cultures clashed, and nerves ran high—but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships. Celebrate the best of humankind and the best in all of us at Come From Away.
On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan
April 1, 2024 | 7:30 p.m.
Her voice. His vision. Their Story. On Your Feet! is the inspiring true story about heart, heritage, and two people who believed in their talent—and each other—to become an international sensation: Emilio & Gloria Estefan. Now, their story is an all-new exhilarating original musical winning the hearts of critics and audiences alike. On Your Feet! features some of the most iconic songs of the past quarter-century, including “Rhythm is Gonna Get You,” “Conga,” “Get On Your Feet,” and more. Prepare to be on your feet from start to finish!
The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.” And Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it, "Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal." It’s The Book of Mormon, the nine-time Tony Award®-winning Best Musical.
Thank You to our Broadway Entertainment Series Sponsors
We extend our heartfelt appreciation to our valued sponsors who are making this entertainment season at The Classic Center Theatre possible. We could not fulfill our mission without these community-minded partners. Please support those who support us and who have made a commitment to ensure the arts always have a home in downtown Athens.