Theater fans will once again have the opportunity to experience some of the most acclaimed shows offered on Broadway without leaving Ottawa. Broadway Across Canada is thrilled to bring another season of the hottest musicals and first-rate Broadway performances to the National Arts Centre.
Learn about the exciting stage hits headed for Ottawa below!
THE BOOK OF MORMON
JULY 15-27, 2014
Winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, The Book of Mormon features book, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone. Parker and Stone are the four-time Emmy Award-winning creators of the landmark animated series, South Park. Tony Award-winner Lopez is co-creator of the long-running hit musical comedy, Avenue Q. The musical is choreographed by Tony Award-winner Casey Nicholaw and is directed by Nicholaw and Parker. Contains explicit language.
OCTOBER 21-26, 2014
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, it 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.
DIRTY DANCING - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE
APRIL 14-19, 2015
An unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance, and sensational 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.” You’ll have the time of your life!
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