News release from the Embassy Theatre:
Single Show Tickets on sale Friday, Aug. 28 at 10 a.m.
(August 24, 2015) – Jam Theatricals and the Embassy Theatre announce that single show tickets will go on sale the Broadway at the Embassy 2015-16 Season!
The Broadway at the Embassy 2015-16 season includes THE ILLUSIONISTS – LIVE FROM BROADWAY, RAGTIME, RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL, 42ND STREET, ANNIE and BULLETS OVER BROADWAY.
Single tickets for all shows go on sale on Friday, Aug. 28 at 10 a.m. through, charge-by-phone at 800.745.3000 and in person at the Embassy box office. Ticket prices range from $28 to $65.
In addition six, five and four-show subscriptions are still available for the Broadway at the Embassy 2015-16 Season. Season subscriptions can be purchased through the Embassy Theatre box office, call 260.424.5665 or visit www.fwembassytheatre.org.
Presenting sponsor is MidWest America Federal Credit Union. Media sponsors are Fort Wayne Newspapers and Indiana’s NewsCenter.
Season at a Glance
The Illusionists – Live From Broadway
Sunday, October 11, 2015, at 4:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 5, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical
Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 24, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, April 8, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.
Bullets Over Broadway
Friday, May 6, 7:30 p.m.
About the 2015-16 Broadway at the Embassy Series
THE ILLUSIONISTS – LIVE FROM BROADWAY
This mind blowing spectacular showcases the jaw dropping talents of the most incredible Illusionists on earth. THE ILLUSIONISTS – LIVE FROM BROADWAYTM has shattered box office records across the globe and dazzles audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage. This non-stop show is packed with thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions.
AT THE DAWN OF A NEW CENTURY, everything is changingâ€¦and anything is possible. RAGTIME returns to the road in all-new touring production directed & choreographed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge and Produced by the team that most recently brought you The Addams Family, Spamalot, Rock of Ages and The Color Purple. The stories of an upper-class wife, a determined Jewish immigrant and a daring young Harlem musician unfold – set in turn-of-the-century New York – all three united by their desire and belief in a brighter tomorrow. Their compelling stories are set to theatre’s richest and most glorious Tony AwardÂ®-winning score by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens. Winning Tony AwardsÂ® for Best Book and Best Musical Score, this 13 time Tony AwardÂ® nominated musical is a timeless celebration of life – what it could and should be!
RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL
The beloved TV classic RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. Come see all of your favorite characters from the special including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and, of course, Rudolph, as they come to life in RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL. It’s an adventure that teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes you special. Don’t miss this wonderful holiday tradition that speaks to the misfit in all of us.
The quintessential backstage musical comedy classic, 42ND STREET is the song and dance fable of Broadway with an American Dream story and includes some of the greatest songs ever written, such as “We’re In The Money,” “Lullaby of Broadway,” “Shuffle Off To Buffalo,” “Dames,” “I Only Have Eyes For You” and of course “42nd Street.” Based on a novel by Bradford Ropes and Busby Berkeley’s 1933 movie, 42ND STREET tells the story of a starry-eyed young dancer named Peggy Sawyer who leaves her Allentown home and comes to New York to audition for the new Broadway musical Pretty Lady. When the star breaks her ankle, Peggy takes over and becomes a star. With a book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, music by Harry Warren and lyrics by Al Dubin, this sparkling new production will be directed by co-author Mark Bramble and choreographed by Randy Skinner, the team who staged the 2001 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival.
Leapin’ Lizards! The world’s best-loved musical returns in time-honored form. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin and choreographed by Liza Gennaro, this production of ANNIE will be a brand new incarnation of the iconic original. Featuring book and score by Tony AwardÂ®-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.”
BULLETS OVER BROADWAY
Written by Woody Allen, with original direction and choreography by Susan Stroman and based upon the screenplay of the acclaimed film by Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY is the story of a young playwright who, in desperate need of financial backing for his next show, accepts an offer he can’t refuse from a mobster looking to please his showgirl girlfriend. Loaded with big laughs, colorful characters and the songs that made the â€˜20s roar, Bullets Over Broadway is bringing musical comedy back with a bang.
About Jam Theatricals
Jam Theatricals (Presenter) is a Chicago-based entertainment company that presents and produces Broadway engagements throughout North America. Under the direction of co-founders Arny Granat and Steve Traxler, Jam Theatricals manages subscription seasons in 30 cities where they strive to bring the best of Broadway to the communities served. Current presentations include some of Broadway’ biggest blockbusters: Wicked, The Book of Mormon, Jersey Boys and many more. Jam Theatricals and its principals are the recipients of seven Tony AwardsÂ® for producing Glengarry Glen Ross (Best Revival of a Play, 2005), Monty Python’s Spamalot (Best Musical, 2005), The History Boys (Best Play, 2006), August: Osage County (Best Play, 2008), Hair (Best Revival of a Musical, 2009), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Best Revival of a Play, 2013) and All The Way (Best Play, 2014). For more information, please visit www.jamtheatricals.com.
About the Embassy Theatre
Built in 1928, the historic Embassy Theatre features national productions from the Broadway stage, concerts of all musical formats, cinema, educational programming and a continued commitment to young people. For more information, visit www.fwembassytheatre.org.