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May 2-20, 2012* “TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE!” raves the New York Post for JERSEY BOYS, the 2006 Tony Award®-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito, and Nick Massi. This is the story of how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds, and sold 175 million records worldwide –all before they were 30! JERSEY BOYS, winner of the 2006 Grammy® Award for Best Musical Show Album and most recently, the 2009 Olivier Award for Best New Musical, features their hit songs “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Rag Doll,” “Oh, What a Night,” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You.” “IT WILL RUN FOR CENTURIES!” proclaims Time Magazine. The JERSEY BOYS creative team comprises two-time Tony Award®-winning director Des McAnuff, book writers Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, composer Bob Gaudio, lyricist Bob Crewe, and choreography by Sergio Trujillo. Watch a video sneak peek at www.JerseyBoysInfo.com/watch

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One of Broadway’s biggest blockbusters! Winner of four Tony® Awards including Best Musical


December 13-18, 2011

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BLUE MAN GROUP will thrill Kansas City with its high-octane theatrical experience. Escape the ordinary and surround yourself in an explosion of comedy, music, and technology. If you’ve never seen BLUE MAN GROUP, it’s a must-see. If you’re already a fan, don’t miss it! The New York Times heralds the show as “One of the most delightful performance pieces ever staged.” E! Entertainment News exclaims, “BLUE MAN GROUP is what every live performance aspires to be.” This unique experience is a form of entertainment like nothing else; guaranteed to be an outing you will never forget!

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“THESE TWO MUSICAL THEATRE LEGENDS deliver

a sparely elegant master class in the art of conjuring emotional truth in dramatic song.” – Los Angeles Times

January 17-22, 2012

Welcomed by at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

Two legendary Broadway performers. A once-in-a-lifetime theatrical event. AN EVENING WITH PATTI LUPONE AND MANDY PATINKIN reunites these Tony Award®-winning virtuosos (and lifelong friends) for the first time since EVITA. Much more than a concert, this is a unique musical love story told entirely through a masterful selection of the greatest songs ever written for the stage. Funny, passionate, intimate and utterly unforgettable, this is an evening no fan of musical theater–or of two of the most acclaimed performers of our time–can afford to miss. 1.800.776.7469

See two of Broadway’s most legendary performers! Tony® Award winners PATTI LUPONE and MANDY PATINKIN


Full Company | The Original Broadway Company of Million Dollar Quartet

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March 20-25, 2012

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MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is the smash hit Broadway musical, inspired by the true story of the famed recording session that brought together rock ‘n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time.

ELVIS • JERRY LEE • CASH • PERKINS

THE BROADWAY MUSICAL INSPIRED BY THE TRUE STORY

On December 4, 1956, these four young musicians gathered at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever. MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET brings that legendary night to life, an irresistible tale of broken promises, secrets, betrayal and celebrations featuring a score of rock ‘n’ roll hits including “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Fever,” “That’s All Right,” “Sixteen Tons,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “Walk the Line,” “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” “Who Do You Love?,” “Matchbox,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Hound Dog” and more. This thrilling musical brings you inside the recording studio with four major talents who came together as a red-hot rock ‘n’ roll band for one unforgettable night. Don’t miss your chance to be a fly on the wall of fame...at MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET! For more information, visit: www.milliondollarquartetlive.com

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Setting Broadway on fire! “A buoyant new musical that whips the crowd into a frenzy with blast after blast of explosive vitality!” - The New York Times


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June 5-10, 2012 Winner: Three 2009 Tony® Awards and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize!

Meet Diana–sexy, sharp and trying to hold onto her family, including husband Dan– handsome, genuine and working overtime to juggle being a father and a husband. Welcome to the world of NEXT TO NORMAL, the brilliant, evocative winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize that takes us inside the lives of a typical American family that’s anything but typical. An award-winning score and mesmerizing performances pull audiences into this emotional powerhouse of a musical about a family trying to take care of themselves and each other. “Brave and breakthtaking–a world of muscular grace and power” hailed the New York Times for this groundbreaking new musical.

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