BROADWAY IN THE ROUND 2017 SEASON at t h e w e l ls fa rg o pav i l i o n
s p o n s o r e d by
MUSIC CIRCUS WHERE BROADWAY COMES FOR THE SUMMER!
WHAT IS BROADWAY-IN-THE-ROUND? BROADWAY-IN-THE-ROUND IS... The incredible talent onstage and behind
BROADWAY-IN-THE-ROUND IS... The intimacy created by the theater’s round
the scenes at Music Circus, the very best Broadway actors, directors and
stage, situated in the center of the audience. It’s a communal experience
choreographers. Each year more than 10,000 professional actors from all
with a contagious energy that’s shared between actors and audience.
over the country apply to perform at Music Circus. And each year we audition
You’re laughing, crying and tapping along with people across the stage
thousands of them in New York City, Los Angeles and Sacramento, seeking
and all around you. With no seat more than 20 yards from the stage, and
the best person for every single role. You’ve seen many of these actors on
scenes often taking place in aisles just inches away, you’re so close to the
Broadway, in movies and on TV. We bring them here, the best of the best, to
action you feel like you’re part of the show.
perform for you at Sacramento Music Circus.
BROADWAY-IN-THE-ROUND IS MUSIC CIRCUS. The best talent in the industry, converging in Sacramento to create spectacular shows just for you. It’s an exhilarating theatre experience you can’t get anywhere else. LEFT: The Company of the 2015 production of West Side Story. BOTTOM: The Company of the 2016 production of Hello, Dolly! photos by kevin graft
JUNE 20 THROUGH
JULY 2 This ‘tale as old as time’ still has the ability to enchant. It remains
—The Miami Herald
DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST This Tony Award®-winning Disney family classic, with an Academy Award®-winning score by Alan Menken, deserves to be experienced live on stage. The Music Circus production will feature lavish costumes from Director Glenn Casale’s European tour that are nothing short of spectacular! With “Gaston,” the show-stopping “Be Our Guest,” and the beloved title song.
$45 KIDS TICKETS (AGES 4-12) SPONSORED BY:
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Exuberant and imaginative.
Everything a great show should be. —The Wall Street Journal
ON THE TOWN New York, New York, it’s a helluva town! The recent Broadway revival of this classic musical comedy got rave reviews and multiple Tony® nominations. It’s back at Music Circus for the first time since 1961. Three sailors on a 24-hour shore leave in New York City find three high-spirited women in an unforgettable adventure. The soaring score by Leonard Bernstein features “Lonely Town” and “New York, New York.”
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Infectious and uplifting. Everything musical theater fans love. Most of all, it’s got heart! —The Denver Post
9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL A hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the office place, based on the hit 1980 “girl power” movie. The hit musical comedy features the Tony Award®-nominated score by Dolly Parton and includes the Grammy Award®-winning title song. Variety calls it “A satisfying tale of comical comeuppance, equal parts feminist fantasy fulfillment and sitcom-style farce.”
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High spirited, warmhearted, immensely appealing: It has heart to spare! —Variety
DAMN YANKEES A devilishly clever multi Tony Award®-winning Best Musical that any baseball fan will appreciate. Mega-fan Joe Boyd trades his soul to lead his beloved Washington Senators to victory over the New York Yankees, only to realize the true worth of the life he left behind. This Music Circus production is directed and choreographed by the same team behind last season’s critically acclaimed Nice Work If You Can Get It.
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Ridiculously fun, off the charts and packed with goodies!
—The New York Post
SISTER ACT Based on the hit 1992 film starring Whoopi Goldberg, this divine musical comedy is a sparkling tribute to the universal power of sisterhood, with a score by Tony and Academy Award®-winning composer Alan Menken. The New York Daily News calls it “A feel-good crowd-pleaser worth celebrating.” “Thrilling!” adds The New Yorker. SPONSORED BY:
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there’s nothing like
SEASON TICKET BENEFITS: GUA R A N T E E D S E AT S , B E S T P R I C E For even bigger savings and so many other great benefits, there’s no better way to experience Music Circus than being a season ticketholder. With a season ticket discount of almost 20%, you save up to $69 off the single-show ticket price for all five shows—it’s like getting the fifth show free. Season ticketholders enjoy the following benefits:
BIGGER SAVINGS THAN EVER:
Save up to $138 on a pair of season tickets.
Some shows will sell out! Only by getting season tickets are you guaranteed a seat.
BEST SEATS AVAILABLE: Season ticket orders are always filled first.
FREE EXCHANGE PRIVILEGES:
DISCOUNT ON EXTRA TICKETS:
Change in plans? You can exchange tickets, with no service charges, for another performance of the same show.*
Get a 10% discount on any tickets you order in addition to your season tickets.
LOST TICKET REPLACEMENT:
GUARANTEED RENEWAL PRIVILEGES:
You can get lost or stolen tickets replaced quickly and at no charge right up to the time of performance.
Renew your tickets next year and you may request an upgrade to your seat locations, before new subscriber orders are filled.
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* Subject to ticket availability. To exchange tickets you must contact Box Office, with tickets in hand, at least 48 hours before the earlier performance.
LEFT: John Treacy Egan as Horton in the 2016 production of Seussical. RIGHT: Sainty Nelsen and the Junior Company of the 2015 production of Bye, Bye, Birdie. photos by kevin graft
PARKING NEAR MUSIC CIRCUS: RESERVE IN ADVANCE FOR GUARANTEED PARKING & BEST PRICE The City of Sacramento has recently created an opportunity for you to reserve parking in advance at the best price available. As soon as you purchase your Music Circus tickets, go to SacPark.org to reserve your parking. Then on the day of your performance, you’ll have the peace of mind knowing exactly where to go to park your car—and that the space you reserved is guaranteed to be waiting for you. Plus you’ll save money, since in most cases parking rates will increase closer to the date of the show.
Music Circus shows appeal to all of us craving a live, intimate, exhilarating experience. The exceptional productions are truly a feast for the senses. —Shelly Willis, Music Circus Patron and Former Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission Executive Director
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ACADEMY C L A S S E S , WO R K S H O P S A N D C A M P S
California Musical Theatre Academy is committed to fostering, training and empowering aspiring artists who wish to further their career goals, as well as guiding individuals who seek the arts as inspiration for life-long learning.
CAMP MUSIC CIRCUS:
Guests from organizations working with
JUNE 19-30 · 9:00 am-5:00 pm · MON-FRI
underserved communities experience live
A two-week day camp in which kids (ages
A one-week program for teens (ages
9 – 12) develop self-confidence, character
13-18). Immersed in the creative process of
and presentation skills through collaborative
performance as story telling, students develop
their artistic voice while cultivating the process
and discipline of successful artists.
choreographers and performers from the Music
Gain practical backstage experience and college
credit in our professional theatrical setting.
FOR MORE INFO: (916) 446-5880 X133
MASTER DANCE CLASSES: Students learn routines from current and classic Broadway shows. Classes taught by
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JULY 17-21 · 9:00 am-5:00 pm · MON-FRI
LEFT: Sam Rohloff from Kinky Boots teaching a Master Dance Class. CENTER: Joseph Anthony Byrd and make-up artist Sarah Wolfe from Kinky Boots teaching a class at Sheldon High School. ABOVE: Camp Music Circus 2015 rehearsals. photos by carlo dionisio and susan p. miller
SUPPORT THE ARTS DIRECTORS’ CIRCLE BENEFITS
We rely on donations from individuals like you to bring Music Circus, Broadway Sacramento and arts education programs for children and families to our community.
$1,500-$2,499: • ABOVE BENEFITS PLUS an invitation for four to a Music Circus cast
With your tax-deductible donation, you may enjoy these benefits:
party • An invitation to annual Directors’ Circle Appreciation Party in the fall
• Name recognition in the Donors’ Lounge and Courtyard.
$100-$249: • One pass to access the Donor Lounge/Courtyard at a Broadway or Music
Fargo Pavilion • Sit in on a Music Circus rehearsal session • Exclusive Music Circus signed
Circus show of your choice • Raffle entry for two passes to the Donors’ Invited Dress Rehearsal
print of a show of choice.
$2,500-$4,999: • ABOVE BENEFITS PLUS a private behind-the-scenes tour of Wells
at Music Circus.
$5,000-$7,499: • ABOVE BENEFITS PLUS a private tour of the Music Circus Production
DONORS’ CIRCLE BENEFITS
Center • Lunch with California Musical Theatre leadership • Exclusive Music Circus signed prints for entire season.
$250-$499: • Listing in all performance programs • Unlimited access to the Donors’
$7,500+: • ABOVE BENEFITS PLUS an invitation for two to join CMT President/C.E.O.
Courtyard at Music Circus and Donors’ Lounge at Broadway Sacramento • Two passes to the
Richard Lewis and his wife Joann for dinner, a backstage tour and opening night of a Broadway
Donors’ Invited Dress Rehearsal at Music Circus • An invitation for two to the “Behind the
Sacramento production. (Show TBD based on availability)
Scenes at Music Circus” luncheon. $500-$999: • ABOVE BENEFITS PLUS an invitation to the “Broadway Sacramento Sneak Peek
Event” in the spring • Early ticket access for shows • Five concession coupons for Music Circus. $1,000-$1,499: • ABOVE BENEFITS PLUS five concession coupons for Broadway
Sacramento • An invitation for two to attend a Music Circus dress rehearsal of choice • Special assistance with seating requests. For more info about making a donation, please call (916) 446-5880 x108.
WAYS TO SUPPORT: ADD A DONATION
TO YOUR TICKET ORDER
(916) 446-5880 x108
Arts Alive patrons pose for a quick photograph outside of The Wells Fargo Pavilion. photo by susan p. miller
VISIT OUR WEBSITE
MAIL YOUR CHECK TO 1510 J STREET, SUITE 200 SACRAMENTO, CA 95814
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CONTENT GUIDE We offer an assessment of each showâ€™s content to help patrons decide which shows are appropriate for themselves and those they bring to the theatre. As the assessments are subjective, we encourage patrons to do their own research on a show if they are in doubt about its content. Please remember that performances can run up to 3 hours, including intermission, which may not be ideal for a younger child. And note that children under 4 (including babes in arms) are not permitted in the theatre. disneyâ€™s beauty and the beast: Adapted
and references to infidelity. There are mild expletives, adult content
from the animated Disney film, the musical is enjoyable for children
and a scene depicting marijuana use.
and adults alike. The Beast and some elements of the story, including
damn yankees: The musical contains mild adult
some violence and fighting, may frighten younger children.
references and some overt sexuality, primarily involving Lola,
on the town: While the musical does revolve around three
the devilâ€™s cohort, who in one scene attempts to seduce Joe
sailors looking for women to spend their 24-hour leave with, any sexual
and destroy his marriage.
situations are old-fashioned, exaggerated and played for laughs. The
sister act: The comedic musical has a generally wholesome
classic music and jubilant dancing will entertain the whole family.
message and while there are situations of violence, one crucial to the
9 to 5 the musical: This comedy set in the 1970s
plot, they are largely implied and not graphic. It does include some
focuses on fighting sexual harassment in the workplace, and includes
mature themes and a scene involving drinking.
ogling and attempted seduction of female co-workers, crude innuendo,
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GET TICKETS NOW FOR THE BIGGEST SAVINGS AND BEST SEATS! Whether you’re getting season or single-show tickets, now is the time to order since ticket prices will increase based on demand. single - show tickets
YELLOW rows a - h
rows j - q & boxes
BEAUTY and the BEAST SPECIAL KIDS PRICE TICKETS:
rows r - u
$45 (AGES 4-12)
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F O R G RO U P T I C K E T S O N LY: (916) 557-1198 or firstname.lastname@example.org LEFT: The Company of the 2015 production of Hair. TOP: Glory Crampton in the 2015 production of My Fair Lady. CENTER: The Company of the 2015 production of Big River. BOTTOM: Kelly McCormick in the 2014 production of Mary Poppins. photos by charr crail and kevin graft
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PLEASE NOTE: Tickets in Yellow section are extremely limited due to high demand from renewing subscribers. Red section tickets are best available price so no additional discount applies. Tickets subject to availability, prices subject to change. Order early to lock in best available prices and seat locations—ticket prices will increase based on demand. A $5 per ticket facility fee is included in all prices. Children under 4 (including babes in arms) will not be admitted to theatre. Tickets are revocable licenses, and we reserve the right to invalidate tickets and suspend future sales for anyone caught or suspected of reselling our tickets for more than face value.
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24 2:00PM 7:30PM 1
THU 22 2:00PM 7:30PM
29 2:00PM 7:30PM
The Company of the 2014 production of South Pacific.
13 2:00PM 7:30PM
27 2:00PM 7:30PM
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If you have any special needs, before making plans for a show we recommend that you contact the Wells Fargo Pavilion Box Office to confirm performance times and details for our services. AUDIO DESCRIBED PERFORMANCE SATURDAY MATINEES
OPEN CAPTIONED PERFORMANCE FRIDAY EVENINGS
HEARING ASSISTIVE DEVICES ALL PERFORMANCES
WHEELCHAIR AND DISABLED SEATING ALL PERFORMANCES
SIGN INTERPRETED PERFORMANCE SUNDAY MATINEES
seating section *
please check one performance
SEASON TICKETS SINGLE TICKETS
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— 7:30 pm — 7:30 pm thu — 2:00 pm thu — 7:30 pm tue
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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST beauty and the be a s t k id s t ick e t:
$ 4 5 / AGES 4 -12
— 7:30 pm — 2:00 pm sat — 7:30 pm sun — 3:00 pm
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price per subscription *
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X seating section*
number of tickets x price per ticket *
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PAYMENT special seating accommodations or needs ? please at tach a separate sheet with request or expl anation .
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ON THE TOWN july 25-30
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DAMN YANKEES august 22-27
*See page 13. If the seating section you requested is not available, you will be placed in the next best available seats.
PAYMENT To request a ticket exchange call (916) 557-1999.
Tickets are non-refundable. Exchanges are subject to availability. Any exchange or donation of tickets must be done with tickets in hand at least 48 hours before the date and time on the tickets. Tickets may be exchanged for the same production only. A $2.00 fee will be charged for each ticket exchanged in addition to any ticket price upgrade. Only subscribers may donate their tickets to CMT as a tax-deductible contribution.
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CHILDREN UNDER 4 (INCLUDING BABES IN ARMS) WILL NOT BE ADMITTED TO THE THEATRE. LEFT: The Company of the 2013 Music Circus production of Chicago. TOP: The Company of the 2016 Music Circus production of Cabaret. photos by kevin graft and charr crail
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LEFT: The Company of the 2016 Music Circus production of Hello, Dolly! RIGHT: Matt Loehr in the 2016 Music Circus production of Nice Work If You Can Get It. Photos by Kevin Graft
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