JACKSONVILLE, FL – The FSCJ Artist Series, sponsored by Chase is thrilled to announce the 2014-2015 Broadway in Jacksonville Season! From the creators of South Park and winner of nine Tony Awards, THE BOOK OF MORMON will play a limited one-week engagement from February 3-8, 2015. The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century” and Entertainment Weekly says it’s “the funniest musical of all time." Season subscribers receive priority ticket opportunities to shows so a season subscription is the best way to guarantee seats to THE BOOK OF MORMON.
In addition to THE BOOK OF MORMON as the season anchor, the FSCJ Artist Series’ 2014-2015 Broadway in Jacksonville Season, sponsored by Chase features family favorite ANNIE and the Jacksonville debuts of DIRTY DANCING - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE and I LOVE LUCY® LIVE ON STAGE at the Times-Union Center’s Moran Theater!
ANNIE, October 21-26, 2014
Leapin’ Lizards! The world’s best-loved musical returns in time-honored form. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin, this production of ANNIE will be a brand new incarnation of the iconic original. Featuring book and score by Tony Award®-winners Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, ANNIE includes such unforgettable songs as “It’s the Hard Knock Life,” “Easy Street,” “I Don’t Need Anything But You,” plus the eternal anthem of optimism, “Tomorrow.”
DIRTY DANCING, December 9-14, 2014
DIRTY DANCING - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE is 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.” London’s Sunday Express says “This crowd-pleasing stage adaptation hits the jackpot!” Don’t miss your chance to see this record-breaking live theatre sensation. You’ll have the time of your life!
THE BOOK OF MORMON, February 3-8, 2015
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 (Monty Python’s Spamalot, The Drowsy Chaperone) and is directed by Nicholaw and Parker. Contains explicit language.
I LOVE LUCY® LIVE ON STAGE, March 17-22, 2015
I LOVE LUCY® LIVE ON STAGE is the brand-new hit stage show adapted from the most beloved program in television history! It’s 1952 and you are a member of the Desilu Playhouse studio audience awaiting the filming of two hilarious and oh-so-familiar I LOVE LUCY® episodes. A charming host entertains and enlightens you to the behind-the-scenes filming process of this brand new thing called “television,” the Crystaltone Singers perform advertising jingles in perfect 50s style harmony, and the sidesplitting antics of America’s favorite foursome – Lucy, Ricky, Fred and Ethel – are presented live on stage and in color for the very first time! It’s a one-of-a-kind theatrical experience TV Guide’s William Keck calls “the most entertaining stage production I’ve seen in years – including Broadway!” The truth is in the title – whether young or old, everybody really does LOVE LUCY!
Season tickets to the FSCJ Artist Series’ 2014-2015 Broadway in Jacksonville Season, sponsored by Chase are on sale now with four-show package prices starting at just $129! Season ticket prices vary depending on the show time, day of the week, and seating location. A renewal brochure packet is being mailed to current FSCJ Artist Series subscribers this week, allowing them to confirm or request an upgrade to their seats.
Current subscribers can renew by calling (904) 442-2929 or 1-888-860-BWAY, Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 5:00pm. New this year, to complete renewals online, visit www.artistseriesjax.org. Current subscribers may also mail their invoices to the FSCJ Artist Series Box Office, 501 W. State Street, #109, Jacksonville, FL 32202.