The biggest selling magic show in the world returns to North America with a brand new line-up of tricksters, conjurers and illusionists. Guaranteed to astound, baffle and entertain, this magic spectacular has just played to sell out crowds in Australia and is embarking on an extensive North American and Canadian tour. On a scale unlike anything you've ever seen before, this show is packed full of death defying stunts and set pieces that bring the art of magic right up to date.
West Side Story takes the most famous romantic drama of all time, Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, and sets it loose in epic fashion on the streets of 1950s New York. This Casa Maņana production in Fort Worth finds two idealistic young lovers caught between warring street gangs, the Jets and the Sharks. The famed 1961 film adaptation won 10 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, and the story has enjoyed many Broadway revivals, the latest in 2009. Written by the dream creative team of Leonard Bernstein, Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim, West Side Story's legendary jazz, Latin and classical-inspired score features the treasured songs "Something's Coming," "Tonight," "I Feel Pretty" and "America." Don't miss this iconic musical love story!
After finding success on London's West End, Let It Be, the definitive show that re-tells the story of the Beatles, is coming to America. From the cosy Cavern Club in Liverpool, to Beatlemania and beyond, Let It Be will guide you through the stratospheric story of four lads from England, who went on to become the world's most popular and influential band.
Nearly everyone is familiar with the tale of Little Red Riding Hood and the Big, Bad Wolf, but in the bewitching new musical Red Riding Hood, the classic story gets reimagined in a fresh way. The story begins with the brave heroine Red, who must journey through the woods to reunite her family and save her mother's bakery from closing down. But on her way through the deep, dark forest to her Grandmother's house, she encounters a charming wolf determined to distract her from her quest. Experience this beloved fairy tale like never before when Red Riding Hood comes to Casa Manana in Fort Worth.
The five-time Tony-winning show that The New York Times called "the most exhilarating storytelling on Broadway in decades," Peter and the Starcatcher is the swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan. Inventive stagecraft and an imaginative story come together to reveal the origins of "the boy who wouldn't grow up" in this madcap music-filled adventure. The play is an action-packed journey through Neverland that brings pirates, mermaids, orphans and secret agents of the Queen together on the high seas. Based on the bestselling novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, and written by Rick Elice (Jersey Boys), this production of Peter and the Starcatcher at ONSTAGE in Bedford weaves an enchanting coming-of-age tale that's bound to appeal to your entire crew.
Broadway's high-heeled hit, Kinky Boots, is the winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical. '80s pop icon Cyndi Lauper made history as the first solo woman ever to receive the Tony for Best Score thanks to her contributions to this feel-good sensation. Based on true events, Kinky Boots tells the story of Charlie Price, a man who has reluctantly inherited his father's nearly bankrupt shoe factory. Trying to live up to his father's legacy and save his family business, Charlie finds inspiration in the form of Lola, a fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos. As they work to turn the factory around, this unlikely pair finds that they have more in common than they ever dreamed possible ... and Lola turns out to be the one person who can help Charlie become the man he's meant to be. Together they discover that when you change your mind about someone, you can change your whole world. Featuring direction and Tony-winning choreography by Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray) and a spectacularly uplifting book by four-time Tony winner Harvey Fierstein (La Cage aux Folles), this red-hot musical smash has audiences dancing -- and strutting -- in the aisles. Now it's your turn to join the celebration at Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth.
Based on the beloved Hans Christian Andersen tale and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is truly a love story for the ages. In a magical kingdom below the waves, we meet Ariel, a little mermaid who's tired of flipping her fins in her aquatic kingdom. She dreams of living in the fascinating world on dry land and will go to great lengths to get there -- like trading in her tail for human legs. Take an enchanting trip under the sea with everyone's favorite mermaid princess and her crabby sidekick, Sebastian, as they battle evil sea witch Ursula and win the heart of human prince Eric. With music by eight-time Academy Award-winner Alan Menken, this production of the fishy fable at the Casa Maņana Theatre in Fort Worth will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl" and "Part of Your World."
In Plaza Suite, theater legend Neil Simon rolls out three self-contained one-act relationship comedies, all set in suite 719 of New York City's Plaza Hotel. In the first act, Visitor From Mamaroneck, a troubled suburban couple attempts to return to the scene of their honeymoon to recapture the love they once felt 23 -- or was it 24? -- years ago. Next up is Visitor From Hollywood, the tale of a movie producer's attempts to seduce an ex-girlfriend, now a suburban housewife. Plaza Suite ends on a high note with Visitor From Forest Hills, as frantic parents try to coax their daughter, a panicked bride who has locked herself in the suite's bathroom, to "Come out and get married!" Book yourself a room to see Plaza Suite at ONSTAGE in Bedford.
Fresh from its acclaimed Broadway run, Fiasco Theater's production of Sondheim's Tony Award winning hit Into The Woods is a wildly imaginative and highly theatrical spectacle that you won't want to miss. The enchanting retelling turns the traditional fairy tale on its head, stripping the standard musical structure down to present the heart and emotion underlying any glitzy gimmicks.
She was just a small-town girl living in a lonely world ... until she landed on the Sunset Strip in 1987 and met a wannabe rocker from Detroit. They fall in love while pursuing their dreams and get caught up in the fight to save the Strip from big developers. By the end they learn that on the Strip, the dreams you have when you arrive are not always the dreams you have when you leave, but the Strip will always rock. The Tony-nominated musical brings a raucous mix of 28 eyebrow-scorching tunes from Journey, Night Ranger, Styx, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar and many more to Casa Manana in Fort Worth. Relive the '80s with classic hits like "Every Rose Has Its Thorn," "I Wanna Know What Love Is," "Here I Go Again" and, of course, "Don't Stop Believing."
Grammy nominated artist and musical star Deborah Cox will be bringing London's West End musical to the United States on its inaugural national tour! Based on the 1992 movie starring the late, great Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner, this musical follows a charged star-crossed love story between a soul diva and her personal bodyguard in the face of constant danger.