Check out these Theatrical Performances on and off Broadway
Circus in a Theater…..It’s totally an understatement, of course. But that’s what Cirque du Soleil is all about: Taking extreme challenge, exertion, and achievement and transforming them into a performance so beautiful and seamless that the audience would never guess at the struggles behind its creation. Over 25+ years, Circque du Soleil has utterly reinvented the circus and grown massively in the process – now employing over 5,000 creatives and performers from over 50 countries. To get a glimpse of what goes on behind the big top, get a ticket at http://www.cirquedusoleil.com
Porgy and Bess
Set in the 1930s in an African-American Charleston neighborhood known as Catfish Row, Porgy and Bess centers on the tragic love story of the cripple beggar Porgy and beautiful Bess, who longs to turn away from her former life as a prostitute and cocaine addict. After a murder, Bess’ abusive partner Crown flees, leaving her at the mercy of a disapproving community and tempted by the seductive drug dealer Sporting Life. Bess strikes up an unlikely relationship with Porgy and gradually finds acceptance on Catfish Row—until a hurricane and the return of Crown change everyone’s lives forever.
The Serengeti comes to life as never before through the extraordinary vision that is The Lion King. More than 50 million people have felt the thrill of this Tony Award winner for Best Musical, which tells the classic journey of young royal heir Simba. Giraffes strut, birds swoop and gazelles leap in a dazzling panorama that overwhelms the sense and inspires you with the wonder of life. This is The Lion King. Imagination Untamed.
Set in New York City at the turn of the century, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teen aged “newsies,” who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. But when publishing titans Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack finds a cause to fight for and rallies newsies from across the city to strike for what’s right.
One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a hit Broadway musical! Now in its 5th acclaimed year at the New Amsterdam Theatre on 42nd Street, Mary Poppins has dazzled and delighted millions of theater audiences. Come experience the enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, breathtaking dance numbers and astonishing stagecraft that makes this the musical that soars high above the rest. Believe in the magic of Mary Poppins and discover a world where anything can happen if you let it!
Bring It On
Bring It On: The Musical tells the story of the challenges and unexpected bonds formed through the thrill of extreme competition. With a colorful crew of characters, an exciting fresh sound and explosive dance with aerial stunts, this hilariously universal story is sure to be everything you hoped for and nothing like you expected.
All information compiled from Broadway.Com http://ppc.broadway.com/