Blumenthal Performing Arts announced its new 2023-2024 season lineup. The lineup consists of Tony-Award-winning and Broadway-hit musicals such as “The Wiz,” “Mrs. Doubtfire,” and Disney’s “The Lion King.”
Blumenthal is also one of three locations in North America that will show “Back to the Future: The Musical” and will be the only place in the region to show major exclusives, including “Company,” “Clue,” and “Message in a Bottle.”
“In Charlotte, audiences are coming back in droves, and there is high demand for top quality entertainment,” Blumenthal President and CEO Tom Gabbard said in a statement. “Fans from across the Carolinas and Tennessee will have the opportunity to travel to Charlotte for the chance to see these exclusive Broadway shows, further establishing Charlotte as a cultural destination in the region.”
PNC Broadway Lights Series, Blumenthal’s season premier ticket, will feature a seven- or eight-show package ranging from $220 to $951. Both seasons will premiere “Funny Girl” beginning Oct. 17, 2023. The eight-show package includes “Message in a Bottle.”
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“All of us at PNC believe engagement in the arts builds stronger communities, and we recognize the important role of the arts in driving the economic growth and cultural vitality within our region,” PNC Regional President for the western Carolinas Weston Andress said.
The Equitable Bravo Series will feature a six-show package, ranging from $185 to $691. “Beetlejuice” will be the series’ premier show. It opens on Dec. 26, 2023.
PNC Broadway Light Series
The Wiz (November 7-12, 2023)
The classic twist on “The Wizard of Oz” is back on Broadway after 40 years. “The Wiz” is packed with gospel, soul and funk as Dorothy and her new friends venture through New York City.
Mrs. Doubtfire (April 30-May 5, 2024)
One dad goes to great lengths to see his children in this feel-good cinematic classic. “Mrs. Doubtfire” will make “her” first appearance in Charlotte in April.
Back to the Future: The Musical (July 9-21, 2024)
After being transported back in time, Marty McFly accidentally prevents his parents from meeting, threatening his very existence. Join him as he races against time to correct the past and present, and somehow get back to the future.
Equitable Bravo Series
Beetlejuice (December 26-31, 2023)
Based on Tim Burton’s 1988 film, an unconventional encounter between a teenager, a deceased couple and a demon who is obessed with stripes makes for an interesting story.
Peter Pan (March 5-10, 2024)
This adventure begins with Peter Pan and his “tiny-but-mighty” sidekick, Tinker Bell, as they visit a children’s nursery during the night. A few sprinkles of pixie dust leads the children on a magical journey that is unforgettable.
Disney’s The Lion King August 8-September 1, 2024
“The Circle of Life” “I Just Can’t Wait to be King.” And “Hakuna Matata” are just a few of the hits that you’ll get to sing along to as this story of hope and adventure unfolds.
Clue (October 8-13, 2024)
Based on the board game, “Clue” is reimagined as it takes on a life of its own and invites the audience to help solve a mystery.
Mean Girls (Feburary 13-18, 2024)
“She doesn’t even go here!” Relive this classic 2000s film as African native Caty Heron finds her place in her family’s new Illinois hometown where she’s exposed to boys, partying and frenemies.
- Funny Girl
- The Company
- Message in a Bottle
- Moulin Rogue! The Musical
- MAMMA MIA!
- Jesus Christ Superstar
To purchase tickets, visit: https://www.blumenthalarts.org/events-tickets/season-tickets-and-other-packages/broadway-at-blumenthal