The exciting 2011/2012 series of Broadway shows has been introduced by Broadway in Richmond. ”Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz” returns to the Landmark Theater for a run October 5 through October 16, 2011. Last year, this show came to Richmond and broke box office records, selling out in record time. Don’t miss this performance telling the tale of the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good in Munchkinland, before Dorothy arrived on the scene.
November 5th and 6th, brings “Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles” to the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond’s CenterStage. It’s Beatlemania on stage – from their early beginnings to their hard-rocking days with songs like “Let It Be,” “Hey Jude,” and “Can’t Buy Me Love.”
The Landmark Theater welcomes Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “South Pacific” for a run December 16th and 17th. This version is based on the 2008 Tony Award-winning Lincoln Center production of the World War II era romantic story of two couples. This is the musical that brought us tunes like ” Some Enchanted Evening” and ”I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair.”
The new year of Broadway in Richmond will open with “The Lion King” running February 15 through March 11, 2012 at the Landmark Theater. “The Lion King” is Broadway’s award winning Best Musical bringing the animals of the African Pridelands to life onstage. The score includes “can You Feel The Love Tonight” and “Circle of Life.” This bound to be a sell-out, attracting audiences of all ages!
Running April 27-29, 2012 The Blue Man Group visits the Landmark with their poplar mix of comedy, music, and technology completely devoid of spoken language!.
Season Subscriptions are now on sale with a 4-show series ranging from $150 to $290 and a 5-show series ranging from $200 to $350 per person. There’s even an option to add The Christmas Music of Mannheim Steamroller’s November 26th performance and/or the December 9th performance of Amy Grant and VInce Gill at the Landmark.
The Landmark Theater at 6 N Laurel Street in Richmond’s historic Fan District is a wonderful venue for the performing arts. Carpenter Theatre at CenterStage is in Richmond’s downtown and has been recently renovated and restored. Both venues are worth a visit in their own right and a performance is icing on the cake. Broadway in Richmond season subscriptions are available; individual tickets will be on sale soon.
The closest bed and breakfast to both of these venues is Richmond’s best bed and breakfast known for its hearty gourmet breakfasts. The urban inn is just 3 blocks from the Landmark, an easy walk and no parking worries! So make it a special in-town date and reserve your room today.