Miller Auditorium has announced its 2014-15 PNC Broadway in West Michigan Series. Miller will host Jekyll & Hyde, Sister Act, Elf The Musical and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast during the 2014-15 season. The 2014-15 Broadway Plus series includes Blue Man Group and Peter and the Starcatcher. The 2014-15 Lake Michigan Mailers Spotlight Series will be announced on May 21 at a special Miller Auditorium Open House from 4:30 to 8 p.m. To RSVP for this event, contact the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office by May 16 at (269) 387-2300, (800) 228-9858.
PNC Broadway in West Michigan Subscriptions are available now. By popular demand, many weekend dates are available. Flex Pass subscriptions will be available beginning May 21, when the Lake Michigan Mailers Spotlight Series is announced. For more information, contact the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office at (269) 387-2300, (800) 228-9858 or online.
2014–15 Miller Auditorium PNC Broadway in West Michigan Series:
Jekyll & Hyde
Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 @ 8 p.m. & Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 @ 2 p.m.
The epic struggle between good and evil comes to life on stage in this all new production of the musical phenomenon, Jekyll & Hyde. Based on the classic story by Robert Louis Stevenson and featuring a thrilling score of pop rock hits from multi GRAMMY and Tony® nominated Frank Wildhorn & double Oscar® and GRAMMY winning Leslie Bricusse, Jekyll & Hyde has mesmerized audiences the world over.
Saturday, Nov. 1 @ 3 p.m. & 8 p.m.
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 8-time Oscar® winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors), 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 watch of Mother Superior, 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!
Elf the Musical
Tuesday & Wednesday, Nov. 25 & 26 @ 7:30 p.m.
Elf is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity, and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. This modern day Christmas classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner Elf.
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
Wednesday & Thursday, January 21 & 22 @ 7:30 p.m.
Based on the Academy Award®-winning animated feature film, this eye-popping spectacle has won the hearts of over 35 million people worldwide. This classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers including “Be Our Guest” and the beloved title song. Experience the romance and enchantment of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast at Miller Auditorium!
2014–15 Miller Auditorium Broadway Plus Series:
Blue Man Group
Friday, March 20 @ 8 p.m. & Saturday, March 21 @ 3 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Blue Man Group will thrill Kalamazoo with its high-octane theatrical experience. Escape the ordinary and surround yourself in an explosion of comedy, music, and technology. If you’ve never seen Blue Man Group, it’s a must-see. If you’re already a fan, don’t miss it.
Peter and the Starcatcher
Sunday, March 29 @ 3 p.m.
Peter and the Starcatcher, the most magical evening of madcap fun, is now on tour! Hailed by The New York Times as "The most exhilarating storytelling on Broadway in decades,” this musical play takes a hilarious romp through the Neverland you never knew. The winner of 5 Tony Awards®, this swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan will have you hooked from the moment you let your imagination take flight. Peter and the Starcatcher is the innovative and imaginative play based on the best-selling novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. A company of a dozen actors play more than a hundred unforgettable characters, all on a journey to answer the century-old question: How did Peter Pan become The Boy Who Never Grew Up? This epic origin story of popular culture’s most enduring and beloved character proves that your imagination is the most captivating place in the world.