Performing Arts Fort Worth’s 2012-2013 Broadway at the Bass Season, Supported by Sewell, kicked off last month with a nearly sold-out run of LES MISÉRABLES! Now comes the rest of our knockout Broadway season: WEST SIDE STORY, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, MEMPHIS, CATHY RIGBY IS PETER PAN and SISTER ACT.
Here’s a quick look at all the great shows in our 2012-2013 Broadway at the Bass season! And remember, season tickets for all five shows are still available for less than $165. Season tickets are the best way to get the best prices! Plus, season ticket holders save money over individual ticket buyers. Just sayin’!
WEST SIDE STORY
January 15-20, 2013
More than fifty years ago, one musical changed theater forever. Now it’s back and mesmerizing audiences once again. From the first note to the final breath, WEST SIDE STORY soars as the greatest love story of all time and remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever. The Bernstein and Sondheim score is considered to be one of Broadway’s finest, and features such classics of the American music theatre as “Something’s Comiing,” “Tonight,” “America,” “I Feel Pretty” and “Somewhere.”
Feb. 12-17, 2013
Winner of four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical!
From the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tenn., comes a hot new Broadway musical that bursts off the stage with explosive dancing, irresistible songs and a thrilling tale of fame and forbidden love. Inspired by actual events, MEMPHIS is about a white radio DJ who wants to change the world and a black club singer who is ready for her big break. Come along on their incredible journey to the ends of the airwaves — filled with laughter, soaring emotion and roof-raising rock n’ roll. For a closer look at the greatness of MEMPHIS, check out the show’s YouTube page.
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
March 5-10, 2013
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical inspired by the electrifying true story of the famed recording session that brought together rock n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins – for the first and only time.
On Dec. 4, 1956, these four young musicians were gathered together by Sam Phillips, the “Father of Rock n’ Roll” at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions of all time. MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET brings that legendary night to life with an irresistible tale of broken promises, secrets, betrayal and celebrations, and features timeless hits including “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Fever,” “That’s All Right,” “Sixteen Tons,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “I Walk the Line” and more! Get a sneak peek here.
Cathy Rigby is PETER PAN
March 26-31, 2013
Tony Award nominee Cathy Rigby takes flight in an all-new production of PETER PAN! Discover the magic all over again of this two-time Emmy award-winning and two-time Tony award-nominated production. The New York Times says, “Rigby still carries off the flights, fights and acrobatics that make PETER PAN audiences mesmerized.” Cathy Rigby is PETER PAN is filled with timeless magical moments and a captivating hook. The legend you thought you know, is now the adventure you never dreamed possible….Cathy Rigby is PETER PAN!
June 18-23, 2013
SISTER ACT is Broadway’s feel-amazing musical comedy smash! The New York Post calls it, “Ridiculously fun,” and audiences are jumping to their feet in total agreement! Featuring original music by eight-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid), SISTER ACT tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look – a convent! Under the suspicious watching of Mother Supeior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, SISTER ACT is reason to REJOICE! Check out SISTER ACT’S YouTube page here.