Ottawa's 2017-2018 Broadway Season Will Include Les Miserables, The Illusionists & The Phantom of the Opera

Ottawa's 2017-2018 Broadway Season Will Include Les Miserables, The Illusionists & The Phantom of the Opera
'Les Miserables,' 'The Illusionists' & 'The Phantom of the Opera'
Get ready for some big-time Broadway entertainment, Ottawa!

The biggest hits on the Great White Way are headed to Ottawa as part of the just-announced Broadway Across Canada–Ottawa 2017-2018 season!

Broadway blockbusters Les Miserables, The Illusionists—Live From Broadway and The Phantom of the Opera will be part of the upcoming season.

Learn more about all of these exciting stage hits below!

October 18 - 29
Critics are raving about Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s phenomenal musical success, The Phantom of the Opera, saying this breathtaking production is bigger and better than ever before. This Phantom features a brilliant new scenic design by Paul Brown, Tony Award-winning original costume design by Maria Björnson, lighting design by Tony Award winner Paule Constable, new choreography by Scott Ambler, and a new staging by director Laurence Connor. The production, overseen by Mackintosh and Matthew Bourne boasts many exciting special effects including the show’s legendary chandelier. The beloved story and thrilling score—with songs like "Music of the Night," "All I Ask Of You" and "Masquerade"—is performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this Phantom one of the largest productions now on tour.

February 13 - 18, 2018
Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an unforgettable story of heartbreak, passion and the resilience of the human spirit. Featuring the beloved songs "I Dreamed A Dream," "On My Own," "Stars," "Bring Him Home," "One Day More" and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history. With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly-reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking new production has left both audiences and critics awestruck.

March 27 - April 1, 2018
Direct from Broadway, the world’s best-selling magic show is coming to Ottawa. This mind-blowing spectacular showcases the jaw-dropping talents of five of the most incredible Illusionists on earth. The Illusionists—Live From Broadway has shattered box office records across the globe and dazzles audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage. This non-stop show is packed with thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions.

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