Sunday, March 15, 2009

Get Carried Away by a MONSTER Season of Broadway Hits in 2009-2010

Broadway Across America –Atlanta Announces NEW Season of Blockbuster Atlanta Premieres and Fan Favorite Specials

Fidelity Investments Broadway Across America – Atlanta presents a season of monster hits direct from the Great White Way in 2009-2010 at The Fabulous Fox Theatre. Atlanta audiences will get carried away with five highly anticipated debuts, including Broadway blockbusters MARY POPPINS, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, the new 2008 Tony Award® winning production of SOUTH PACIFIC as well as Tony Award® winners IN THE HEIGHTS and SPRING AWAKENING.

The 2009-2010 season will also include three season specials along with its host of first-run Atlanta premieres.

Kicking off the season in November, IN THE HEIGHTS, winner of four 2008 Tony Awards including BEST MUSICAL, is a sensational new show about chasing your dreams and finding your true home.

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, the classic Mel Brooks movie, is ALIVE! Theatergoers will have a monstrously good time at this spectacular new production, winner of the 2008 Outer Critics Circle Award and the Audience Award for BEST MUSICAL!

Winner of eight 2007 Tony Awards including BEST MUSICAL, SPRING AWAKENING will have Atlanta audiences buzzing in March 2010. This show is recommended for mature audiences only.

Winner of seven 2008 Tony Awards including BEST MUSICAL REVIVAL, Lincoln Center Theater’s new production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s SOUTH PACIFIC will continue the award-winning season.

Beginning in April 2010, the world’s most famous nanny will land at The Fox Theatre! Broadway’s magical hit musical, MARY POPPINS, flies into town to delight Atlanta families.

November 3 – 8, 2009
The Fabulous Fox Theatre
With an amazing cast, incredible Tony Award-winning dancing and a thrilling Tony Award-winning score, IN THE HEIGHTS is an exhilarating journey into a vibrant Manhattan community - a place where the coffee is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. Experience the next chapter of the classic American story at the most joyous, exciting and award-winning new musical on Broadway. Find out what it takes to make a living, what it costs to have a dream, and what it means to be home…IN THE HEIGHTS.

January 26 – 31, 2010
The Fabulous Fox Theatre
This wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Frankenstein legend follows bright young Dr. Frankenstein (that's Fronkensteen) as he attempts to create a monster--but not without scary and hilarious complications. The brains behind the laughter is mad genius and three-time Tony Award winner Mel Brooks himself--who wrote the music and lyrics and co-wrote the book- along with his record-breaking team from The Producers: five-time Tony-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman and three-time Tony-winning writer, Thomas Meehan. Don't miss the sensational cast delivering all your favorite moments from the classic film, plus brand-new show-stopping numbers for the stage, including "Transylvania Mania," "He Vas My Boyfriend" and “Puttin' on the Ritz." This show contains mature subject matter.

March 9 – 14, 2010
The Fabulous Fox Theatre
Broadway's most talked about new musical is now the biggest Tony Award Winner in years. SPRING AWAKENING is the groundbreaking fusion of morality, sexuality and rock & roll that has awakened Broadway like no other musical in years. Winner of 8 Tony Awards including BEST MUSICAL, SPRING AWAKENING celebrates the unforgettable journey from youth to adulthood with a power, a poignancy and a passion you will never forget. "HAUNTING AND ELECTRIFYING! This brave new musical has a shivery sensual allure unmatched by anything in the theatre right now." – Charles Isherwood, The New York Times. "A GROUNDBREAKING JOLT OF GENIUS!" ---Clive Barnes, NY Post. This show is recommended for mature audiences only. A powerful coming of age story, SPRING AWAKENING deals with Mature Themes, Sexual Situations and Strong Language. Visit to learn more.

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s SOUTH PACIFIC
April 6 – 11, 2010
The Fabulous Fox Theatre
“Simply Wonderful! Beguiling Theatrical Magic!” hails the New York Post for the breathtaking new production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s SOUTH PACIFIC. A stunning reinvention produced by Lincoln Center Theater, SOUTH PACIFIC swept the 2008 Tony Awards®, winning seven honors including Best Musical Revival and Best Director for Bartlett Sher. Set on a tropical island during World War II, the musical tells the sweeping romantic story of two couples and how their happiness is threatened by the realities of war and by their own prejudices. The beloved score’s songs include “Some Enchanted Evening,” “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair,” “This Nearly Was Mine” and “There is Nothin’ Like a Dame.” USA Today cheers, “★★★★! Gorgeous! SOUTH PACIFIC doesn’t just float; it soars!”

April 29 – May 16, 2010
The Fabulous Fox Theatre
Combining the best of the original stories by P. L. Travers and the beloved Walt Disney film, the Tony® Award-winning MARY POPPINS is everything you’d hope for in a Broadway musical—and more. Produced by Disney and Cameron Mackintosh, the show includes such wonderful songs as “Chim Chim Cher-ee,” “A Spoonful of Sugar,” “Let’s Go Fly a Kite” and, of course, “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.” The NY Daily News hails MARY POPPINS as “a roof-raising, toe-tapping, high-flying extravaganza!” Don’t miss all the magic of Broadway’s super hit musical, and let your imagination take flight.

The 2009-2010 Broadway Across America – Atlanta season includes:

IN THE HEIGHTS November 3 – 8, 2009

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN January 26 – 31, 2010

SPRING AWAKENING March 9 – 14, 2010

SOUTH PACIFIC April 6 – 11, 2010

MARY POPPINS April 29 – May 16, 2010

The 2009-2010 Broadway Across America – Atlanta season specials will include:

DORA THE EXPLORER August 21 – 23, 2009

RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS November 19 – 22, 2009

MAMMA MIA! February 9 – 14, 2010

Broadway Across America – Atlanta’s 2009-2010 season packages are on sale now with prices ranging from $87 – $387. Season ticket prices will vary depending on the number of shows chosen, the number of performances, show time, day of the week and seating location. New subscriptions may be ordered online at, via phone by calling 1-800-278-4447 Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 5:00pm; or via fax at 1-800-535-2929. As part of an eco-friendly initiative, Broadway Across America – Atlanta will be sending renewal invoices to subscribers via email this year and encouraging patrons to subscribe online for the new season.

Broadway Across America – Atlanta is also offering a four-part installment payment plan this year to help ticket buyers with season purchases, and early birds can take advantage of a special discount offer. Those who purchase or renew a subscription before April 2 will receive $10 off the price of each season package ordered.

Tickets to individual shows in the 2009-2010 Season are not available for purchase at this time. Single-show tickets typically go on sale to the general public 6-8 weeks prior to Opening Night. However, Season Ticket Holders have the unique opportunity to purchase additional tickets before they go on sale to the public. For more information on the 2009-2010 Season, or to order online, please visit Reservations for groups of 20 or more for individual shows can be made at this time by calling 404-881-2000.

Performances are Tuesday through Friday at 8:00 p.m., Saturday at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., and Sunday at 1:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. (All times are subject to change). An audio described performance for the visually impaired and an American Sign Language-interpreted performance for the deaf are available for each pre-determined Saturday matinee of each presentation.

Broadway Across America: Owned and operated by British theatre producer John Gore (CEO) and entertainment industry veteran Thomas B. McGrath (Chairman), Broadway Across America presents first-class touring Broadway musicals and plays, family productions and other live events throughout a network of 43 North American cities. Broadway Across America is also dedicated to the development and production of new and diverse live theatre for productions on Broadway, across America and throughout the world. Broadway Across America most recently produced Irving Berlin’s WHITE CHRISTMAS on Broadway, while current and upcoming productions include WEST SIDE STORY, BLITHE SPIRIT, MINSKY’S, and the DeafWest production of PIPPIN. Broadway tours include DORA THE EXPLORER, FROST/NIXON, SPAMALOT, CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG and FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. For more information or to purchase tickets through an authorized agent go to
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