Single tickets for ASU Gammage 2016-2017 Broadway season available Sept. 12


August 12, 2016

Single tickets for ASU Gammage 2016-2017 Desert Schools Broadway Across America/Arizona season, including "Beautiful — The Carol King Musical" and "An American in Paris," are set to go on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 12 at the ASU Gammage box office, asugammage.com and ticketmaster.com.

Shows include: "Mamma Mia!", "The Illusionists," "Matilda — The Musical," "Finding Neverland" and "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time." Download Full Image

In its 26th season, the Desert Schools Broadway Across American-Arizona series at ASU Gammage is the largest theatrical subscription series in the state of Arizona and the most successful Broadway series in the country. There’s also still time to purchase 2016-2017 season subscriptions — with seven shows starting at $145. A season subcription guarantees your place in line for the 2017-2018 Broadway season that includes the Tempe engagement of "Hamilton." 

Full list of single-tickets-on-sale shows are: 

"Beautiful — The Carol King Musical"
Nov. 22-27, 2016

"Beautiful — The Carol King Musical" tells the Tony and Grammy Award-winning true story of King’s rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music; she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.

"Mamma Mia!"
Dec. 6-11, 2016

"Mamma Mia!" combines ABBA’s greatest hits, including “Dancing Queen,” “S.O.S.,” “Super Trouper,” “Take A Chance on Me” and “The Winner Takes It All,” with a tale of love, laughter and friendship. 

"The Illusionists — Live From Broadway" 
Jan. 17-21, 2017

Direct from Broadway, the world’s best-selling magic show is coming to Tempe. "The Illusionists — Live From Broadway" has shattered box-office records across the globe with a powerful mix of outrageous and astonishing acts.

"Matilda — The Musical"
Feb. 7-12, 2017

Based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl, "Matilda — The Musical" is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. It was named TIME Magazine’s No. 1 Show of the Year and is the winner of 50 international awards, including four Tony Awards.

"Finding Neverland"
March 14-19, 2017

"Finding Neverland" is the winner of Broadway.com’s Audience Choice Award for Best Musical. Directed by visionary Tony winner Diane Paulus, "Finding Neverland" tells the story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. With a little bit of pixie dust and a lot of faith, Barrie leaves his old world behind for Neverland, where nothing is impossible and the wonder of childhood lasts forever. 

"An American in Paris"
April 18-23, 2017

"An American in Paris" is the new Tony Award-winning musical about an American soldier, a mysterious French girl and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war. Acclaimed director/choreographer and 2015 Tony Award winner Christopher Wheeldon brings the magic and romance of Paris into the perfect harmony with songs from George and Ira Gershwin in the show that earned more awards than any other musical in the 2014-2015 season. 

"The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"
June 20-25, 2017

"The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" is the winner of five 2015 Tony Awards including Best Play. This new play by Simon Stephens is adapted from Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel and directed by Tony winner Marianne Elliott. Fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain; he is exceptionally intelligent but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor’s dog, he sets out to identify the true culprit, which leads to an earth-shattering discovery and a journey that will change his life forever.

Single ticket sales for "Cabaret," "The Sound of Music" and "The Book of Mormon" are already on sale.

"Cabaret"
Sept. 13-18, 2016

The critically acclaimed and award-winning Roundabout Theatre Company presents Sam Mendes ("Skyfall," "American Beauty") and Rob Marshall’s ("Into the Woods" and "Chicago," the films) Tony Award-winning production of "Cabaret." Come hear memorable songs such as “Cabaret,” “Willkommen” and “Maybe This Time.” 

"The Sound of Music" 
Oct. 18-23, 2016

This brand-new production of "The Sound of Music" is directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O’Brien. The musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family includes a Tony-, Grammy- and Academy Award-winning Best Score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Edelweiss” and the title song. "The Sound of Music" enjoyed extraordinary success as a live television production when “The Sound of Music Live!” aired on NBC in December 2013 and was seen by more than 44 million people. 2015 marked the 50th anniversary of the film version, which continues to be the most successful movie musical in history.

"The Book of Mormon"
May 18-28, 2017

This nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the "Good Word." Now with standing-room-only productions in London, on Broadway and across North America, "The Book of Mormon" has become an international sensation. Contains explicit language.

Tickets available by phone at 800-982-2787 or online at ticketmaster.com and asugammage.com.

Public relations manager, ASU Gammage

480-965-1884