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A TIME TO KILL2 ANNIE4 BILLY ELLIOT6 CAMELOT8 DIRTY DANCING THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE10 DONNY & MARIE CHRISTMAS12 ELF14 EVITA16 KINKY BOOTS18 ONCE20 PETER AND THE STARCATCHER22 RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES24 ROCK OF AGES26 SISTER ACT28 THE ILLUSIONISTS30 THE TEN TENORS32 WE WILL ROCK YOU34 WICKED36

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The greatest courtroom drama of a generation is now the theatrical event of the season. Written by John Grisham and adapted for the stage by Tony Award® winner Rupert Holmes, A TIME TO KILL brings you to a small, racially-divided Mississippi town, where a young black girl has just been attacked. When her father takes the law into his own hands, an ambitious white lawyer decides to handle the case with the odds stacked against them. “It was my first book and the first that I have allowed to be adapted for the theatre,” says Grisham, “Rupert Holmes did an excellent job of translating it from the page to the stage, and I am happy that not only my loyal readers, but a whole new audience will be able to experience this story in live theatre.” Intense and emotionally charged, A TIME TO KILL awaits your verdict during its celebrated run at Broadway’s John Golden Theatre. This stunning adaptation of the best-selling thriller is live on stage in a brand new production directed by Ethan McSweeny.

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All the songs, the story and the sandycolored dog you fell in love with are back on Broadway in a brand-new musical production you’ll never forget. Under the loving direction of three-time Tony Award®winner James Lapine, the beloved book and score by Tony Award®-winners Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin remain the same. All-new choreography is provided by Tony Award®-winner Andy Blankenbuehler. “The ultimate feel-good musical is back and better than ever!” — Time Magazine “A BRIGHT SUN HAS COME OUT OVER THE CITY! Neither wind nor rain nor cynicism of any stripe stands a chance against the thoroughly charming new production from director James Lapine. A dream come true!” — USA Today “Composer Charles Strouse, book-writer Thomas Meehan, and lyricist Martin Charnin locked in the magic that makes ANNIE, ANNIE a long time ago, and the show works just as well today as it did when it was birthed.” — New York Magazine “ANNIE DELIVERS A TINGLE THAT STARTS AT THE SPINE AND WENDS ITS WAY TOWARD THE TEAR DUCTS. Infused with zip and charm, this ANNIE tells you that any city or nation keeping faith with the future will rise again, come hell or high water.” — The Washington Post

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Thrilling audiences worldwide and winning ten Tony Awards® including Best Musical, “The best show you will ever see” (New York Post), BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL is a joyous celebration of one young boy’s journey to make his dreams come true. Ben Brantley of The New York Times calls BILLY ELLIOT “The most inspiring show I’ve seen in years.” Set in a small town, the story follows Billy as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class, discovering a surprising passion that inspires his family and his whole community. Based on the international smash-hit film, BILLY ELLIOT is brought to life by a phenomenal cast and the Tony Award®winning creative team – director Stephen Daldry, choreographer Peter Darling and writer Lee Hall – along with music legend Elton John, who has written what the New York Post calls “His best score yet!” A big musical with an even bigger heart, BILLY ELLIOT will enchant the dreamer in all of us. “A triumph! The #1 show of the year, it is a giant leap forward for the musical.” — Richard Zoglin, Time Magazine “It’s not often that a musical comes along that is as ambitious as it is emotional - and then succeeds on both counts. BILLY ELLIOT is an exceptional work that exemplifies what the best musicals are all about. An impressive, warm-hearted musical that celebrates being true to yourself.” — Michael Kuchwara, Associated Press “Irresistible! So sweet and exhilarating that at times you feel like leaping! BILLY ELLIOT is that rare production - one that brings all elements together and creates a fresh emotional experience.” — Joe Dziemianowicz, The Daily News

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THE STORY AS YOU’VE NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE Experience CAMELOT’s “one brief shining moment” as Lerner and Loewe envisioned it in one of theatre’s most legendary musicals. Recount the time-honored legend of King Arthur, Guenevere, Lancelot, and the Knights of the Round Table in an enchanting fable of chivalry, majesty, and brotherhood in this four-time Tony Award®-winning show. CAMELOT tells the story of the legend of King Arthur who rules his kingdom with new ideals, bringing peace to a troubled land. But when his beautiful new Queen Guenevere and the dashing Sir Lancelot, his most trusted knight, give in to their passion for one another, one of the most fabled love triangles of all time ensues. When Mordred, King Arthur’s illegitimate son, catches on and sees a kingdom in chaos, he attempts to destroy all that is CAMELOT! Intimate and fresh, never has this story of passion, pageantry and betrayal been more captivating. The celebrated score includes the classics “If Ever I Would Leave You,” “The Simple Joys of Maidenhood,” and the title song, “Camelot.”

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DIRTY DANCING - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE is an unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensationally sexy dancing. Seen by millions across the globe, this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives. Featuring the hit songs “Hungry Eyes,” “Hey Baby,” “Do You Love Me?” and the heart-stopping “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life.” Don’t miss your chance to see this record-breaking live theater sensation. You’ll have the time of your life! “THIS CROWD-PLEASING STAGE ADAPTATION HITS THE JACKPOT!” — London’s Sunday Express “SEXY & SENSUOUS. THE DANCING IS A DELIGHT.” — The Independent “BRILLIANTLY STAGED.” — The Times of London “YOU’RE SURE TO HAVE A BALL!” — London Evening Standard

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Donny & Marie brought Christmas cheer to Broadway and the road the past three seasons while continuing an extraordinary run at the legendary Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas where they were named “Best Show” and “Best Performers” by the Las Vegas Review-Journal in 2012. DONNY & MARIE CHRISTMAS was a holiday hit seen by more than 125,000 fans in Detroit, Chicago, Tempe, Salt Lake City, New York and Los Angeles. After the success of their 11-city arena tour of the UK, Donny & Marie decided to bring the show to US arenas for the 2013 Christmas season. Donny & Marie mix the holiday songs and cheer of their early television specials and recordings with a nostalgic look back on their storied career and an energetic stage show showcasing fan favorites including “A Little Bit Country, A Little Bit Rock ‘n Roll,” “Paper Roses,” “Puppy Love” and “It Takes Two.” “INSANELY ENTERTAINING! A SONG AND DANCE SPECTACULAR. Donny & Marie sing and banter and belt out their hits – their voices are as strong as ever. And you can’t fake their kind of chemistry. It’s a beautiful thing.” — Entertainment Weekly “DONNY & MARIE ARE A CLASS ACT. The hardest working entertainers on the planet.” — Globe & Mail “Osmonds deliver what we want for Christmas.” — Chicago Tribune

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ELF is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity and help New York remember the true spirit of Christmas. This modern day Christmas classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner elf. Based on the beloved 2003 New Line Cinema hit, ELF features songs by Tony Award®nominees Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer), with a book by Tony Award®-winners Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray) and Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone). “SPLASHY, PEPPY, SUGAR-SPRINKLED HOLIDAY ENTERTAINMENT!” — The New York Times “ENDEARINGLY GOOFY!” — USA Today “ELF is happy enough for families, savvy enough for the city kids and plenty smart for adults!” — Variety

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Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s landmark Tony Award®-winning musical returns at last! Eva Perón used her smarts and charisma to rise meteorically from the slums of Argentina to the presidential mansion as First Lady. Adored by her people as a champion of the poor, she became one of the most powerful women in the world – while her greed, outsized ambition, and fragile health made her one of the most tragic. EVITA tells Eva’s passionate and unforgettable true story and features some of the theater’s most beautiful songs, including “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina,” “Another Suitcase in Another Hall,” and “High Flying, Adored.” Don’t miss the stunning new production of EVITA, directed by Michael Grandage and choreographed by Rob Ashford, that Channel 4 New York calls “THE HOTTEST TICKET IN TOWN!” “NO COMPOSER SINCE PUCCINI HAS MANAGED TO WRITE TUNES THAT ADHERE SO INSISTENTLY TO THE MEMORY. And this production accords EVITA the kind of respect usually reserved for Verdi and Wagner.” — The New York Times “A BIG, FAT, HIGH-OCTANE BLOCKBUSTER. The wait was worth it: packed with memorable tunes, EVITA is a MODERN MASTERPIECE!” — New York Post “EVITA is a FORMIDABLE PIECE OF THEATER. Director MICHAEL GRANDAGE and choreographer ROB ASHFORD have worked together so closely that you’d think the whole show had been staged by ONE PRODIGIOUSLY GIFTED MAN.” — The Wall Street Journal “A TREASURE! Other notable musicals can’t compare to this which is honestly THE BEST MUSICAL EVER PRODUCED ON BROADWAY BOTH YEARS AGO AND NOW. YOU MUST SEE THIS SHOW.” — WOR Radio

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Broadway’s new high-heeled hit is the winner of six Tony Awards® including BEST MUSICAL, and Grammy® winner CYNDI LAUPER has made history with KINKY BOOTS as the first solo woman ever to receive the Tony Award® for Best Score! Charlie Price has suddenly inherited his father’s shoe factory, which is on the verge of bankruptcy. Trying to live up to his father’s legacy and save his family business, Charlie finds inspiration in the form of Lola. A fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos, Lola turns out to be the one person who can help Charlie become the man he’s meant to be. As they work to turn the factory around, this unlikely pair finds that they have more in common than they ever dreamed possible… and discovers that when you change your mind about someone, you can change your whole world. Featuring direction and Tony-winning choreography by JERRY MITCHELL and a spectacularly uplifting book by four-time Tony winner HARVEY FIERSTEIN, KINKY BOOTS is the must-see new musical that proves that sometimes, the best way to fit in is to stand out! “CAUSE FOR CELEBRATION!” — Entertainment Weekly “DAZZLING & JOYFUL!” — Daily News “THE VERY MODEL OF A MODERN MAJOR MUSICAL!” — Time Out New York

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Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® including BEST MUSICAL, ONCE is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, ONCE tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who’s about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. As the chemistry between them grows, his music soars to powerful new heights... but their unlikely connection turns out to be deeper and more complex than your everyday romance. Emotionally captivating and theatrically breathtaking, ONCE draws you in from the very first note and never lets go. It’s an unforgettable story about going for your dreams... not living in fear... and the power of music to connect all of us. “★ ★ ★ ★ ★! TRANSPORTING! ONCE is the sweetest and MOST ROMANTIC SHOW ON BROADWAY. It speaks volumes about THE POWER OF MUSIC AND CONNECTION.” — New York Daily News “VITAL AND SURPRISING. ONCE uses song and dance in a way I’ve never experienced in an American musical.” — The New York Times

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PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, the most magical evening of madcap fun is now on tour! Hailed by The New York Times as “THE MOST EXHILARATING STORYTELLING ON BROADWAY IN DECADES,” this musical play takes a hilarious romp through the Neverland you never knew. The winner of 5 Tony Awards®, this swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan will have you hooked from the moment you let your imagination take flight. PETER AND THE STARCATCHER is the innovative and imaginative musical play based on the best-selling Disney-Hyperion novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. A company of a dozen actors plays more than a hundred unforgettable characters, all on a journey to answer the century-old question: How did Peter Pan become The Boy Who Never Grew Up? This epic origin story of popular culture’s most enduring and beloved character proves that your imagination is the most captivating place in the world. “THE MOST EXHILARATING BROADWAY STORYTELLING IN DECADES! YOU MUST EXPERIENCE IT FOR YOURSELF.” — The New York Times “AN ABSURDLY FUNNY AND FANTASTICAL JOURNEY!” — Entertainment Weekly “SOARS DELIRIOUSLY HIGH AND GLORIOUSLY FAR! Like Wicked, Rick Elice’s fantastical play offers a semiirreverent prequel to a beloved classic. Take this not to be missed trip to Neverland, because unlike Peter Pan, you’re only young once.” — Time Out New York “MIRACULOUS! Spectacle, wit, and joy spill out of this production like treasure from a magic pocket.” — New York Magazine T H E R O A D C O M PA N Y 2014-15 SEASON

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RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES is a live multi-media spectacular that takes you on a musical journey through the life and times of the world’s most celebrated band. Going further than before, this expanded RAIN adds even more hits that you know and love from the vast anthology of Beatles classics such as “I Want To Hold Your Hand,” “Hard Day’s Night,” “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” “Let It Be,” “Come Together” and “Hey Jude.” This stunning concert event takes you back in time with the legendary foursome delivering a note-for-note theatrical event that is the next best thing to the Beatles. Don’t miss the Broadway smash that’s taking the world by storm…RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES. “An impressive homage to pop music’s most brilliant gem.” — Los Angeles Times “RAIN creates musical nirvana…makes the hair on the back of your neck stand up! A thrilling bit of time-warping nostalgia…Boomer heaven!” — Fort Worth Star-Telegram

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The worldwide party musical ROCK OF AGES features a mix of 28 rockin’ 80’s tunes including “Don’t Stop Believin’,” “We Built This City,” “The Final Countdown,” “Wanted Dead Or Alive,” “Here I Go Again,” “Can’t Fight This Feeling” and “I Want To Know What Love Is.” In 1987 on the Sunset Strip, a small town girl met a big city rocker and in LA’s most famous rock club, they fell in love to the greatest songs of the 80’s. It’s five-time 2009 Tony® nominee ROCK OF AGES, an arena-rock love story told through the mind blowing, face-melting hits of Journey, Night Ranger, Styx, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, Poison, Asia, Whitesnake and many more. Don’t miss this awesomely good time about dreaming big, playing loud and partying on! “Impossible to resist!” — The New York Times “Rock and comedy in perfect proportion!” — Time Out

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SISTER ACT is Broadway’s feel-amazing musical comedy smash! The New York Post calls it “Ridiculously fun,” and audiences are jumping to their feet in total agreement! Featuring original music by 8-time Oscar®-winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors), SISTER ACT tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look—a convent! Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, SISTER ACT is reason to rejoice! “NUNS ROCK!” —Bloomberg News “SENSATIONAL! SISTER ACT has songs you can actually remember, great performances and enough production numbers to keep you dancing in the aisles all night!” — WOR Radio “All’s right in the kingdom of musical comedy.” — The New York Times “A BLESSED EVENT HAS LANDED ON BROADWAY!” — Daily News “IN A WORD, DIVINE.”

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WME Entertainment and The Road Company present the most important live magic show currently touring the world, “The Illusionists.� Seven of the most incredible illusionists on earth enact mind bending acts of magic and illusion, many of which have never been seen before. Each illusionist is a master in their own field. With an assembled cast of 20 sidekicks, they will perform a powerful mix of their most outrageous and unbelievable acts. Collectively, these performers have been seen by millions of people around the world and this production showcases their incredible talents together on stage for the very first time. Sydney

Mexico City

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Perfect for audiences of all ages, this critically acclaimed production has played to sold out crowds in Australia, Latin America, and New Zealand, and is currently in the middle of its world tour opening in London in October.

Booked in conjunction with William Morris Endeavor.

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Amidst incredible international success, this Australian troupe has become known as one of the hardest working touring acts; performing an average of 250 shows per year across seven continents, they have sold over 3.5 million concert tickets; have four gold CDs and two platinum; two gold DVDs and one platinum and continually strive to challenge themselves and their audience. THE TEN TENORS’ unique approach to opera has powered their rise to the top; bringing rock and classical music together, kicking and screaming, they have created a sound that is uniquely theirs. Expect them to bring the same contrast of raw power and soothing beauty to this special evening of the best of Broadway. “The cluster of high voices generates pure electricity and undeniable drama.” — Los Angeles Times “They are truly incandescent when performing at the full strength of 10.” — Daily Variety “...a slick, loud, fast-paced, feel-good show” — Chicago Tribune “THE TEN TENORS keep out-doing themselves” — San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau

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From London’s West End, the worldwide smash hit musical by Queen and Ben Elton comes to North America! WE WILL ROCK YOU features the greatest hits of the legendary British rock group, Queen. Now in its 11th year in London and seen by a staggering 15 million people worldwide, this hilarious, multi-award-winning and record-breaking phenomenon boasts a fantastic score of killer Queen tunes that you just can’t resist singing along to, such as “Another One Bites The Dust,” “Crazy Little Thing Called Love,” “We Are The Champions,” “Bohemian Rhapsody” and, of course, “We Will Rock You.” It’s the world champion of musicals and the show that rocks harder than any other, so don’t miss the party! WE WILL ROCK YOU – not just a show, but a promise! “A new breed of musical – it’s brilliant.” — BBC Newsnight Review “I loved every moment of the evening and so did everybody else in the packed auditorium. By the end we were all on our feet waving our arms. There were numerous calls for encores and, if we’d had our way, the cast wouldn’t have been allowed home until breakfast. The show should run forever.” — Daily Mirror “Live musical theatre just doesn’t get any better than this.” — Scottish Daily Express

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SO MUCH HAPPENED BEFORE DOROTHY DROPPED IN. Long before that girl from Kansas arrives in Munchkinland, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One – born with emerald green skin – is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. How these two grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good sets the stage for the biggest hit of our generation. On Broadway and around the world, WICKED has worked its magic on critics and audiences alike. Winner of over 50 major awards, including a Grammy® and three Tony Awards®, WICKED is “Broadway’s biggest blockbuster” and “the defining musical of the decade” (The New York Times). “Remember the last time an original Broadway musical made you laugh, cry and think? WICKED is the most complete —and completely satisfying— new musical in a long time.” — USA Today “If every musical had the brain, the heart, and the courage of WICKED, Broadway really would be a magical place.” — TIME Magazine “WICKED is the best musical of the decade.” — Entertainment Weekly

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