May 3, 2013

2013-14 Broadway Season: New York Hits and Familiar Favorites

Cyndee England

For the first time, the Peabody Opera House is proud to announce it will offer a sensational five show lineup for the 2013 – 2014 Broadway Season. It includes three direct from Broadway premieres; GODSPELL, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER and GHOST THE MUSICAL. The season kicks off with GODSPELL making its St. Louis debut November 15 – 17 and the classic MAN OF LA MANCHA February 7 – 9, 2014. Winner of five Tony Awards®, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER will delight March 7 -9, followed by the musical based on the hit 1990 romantic drama film of the same name, GHOST THE MUSICAL March 25 – 30. The season concludes April 25 - 27, when BLUE MAN GROUP makes its first appearance at the Peabody Opera House.

“This is the first time we’ve had the opportunity for our patrons to sit in the best seats to see Broadway up close and personal and sit in the same seat on the same night for all five shows,” said John Urban, SVP of Events. “We’re also offering a multi-tier Peabody Broadway Season Membership package so there are options for everyone at all levels.”

The 2013–2014 Broadway Series includes:

November 15 – 17, 2013

Prepare ye for GODSPELL, the beloved musical from Stephen Schwartz, the Grammy® and Academy Award®'-winning composer of WICKED. Enjoy all the good gifts of one of the most enduring shows of all time in a brand new intimate, one-of-a-kind production. Raise your spirit with the Tony®-nominated score filled with the popular hits "Day By Day", "Light of the World", and "Turn Back, O Man."

This timeless tale of friendship, loyalty, and love has touched the hearts of countless theatergoers all over the world – and now you can join in the celebration as a spectacular ensemble of bright young stars stirs your soul, raises your spirit and lifts you right out of your seat.

February 7-9, 2014

MAN OF LA MANCHA returns to the stage in an all new production complete with the Tony Award®-winning score and book that has inspired theatre goers since the very first note of “The Impossible Dream” was heard on opening night.

Enter the mind and the world of Don Quixote as he pursues his quest for the impossible dream. Against all odds, a man sees good and innocence in a world filled with darkness and despair. This lyrical and amusing adventure is a classic tale of the triumph of man over his own follies.

March 7 – 9, 2014

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 hook you from the moment you let your imagination take flight.

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER is the innovative and imaginative musical play based on the best-selling novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. A company of twelve actors plays 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.

March 25 – 30, 2014

Relive the iconic and magical moments from the Oscar®-winning movie Ghost in a brand-new Broadway musical. GHOST THE MUSICAL breathes glorious new life into a timeless love story. The musical features an original pop score from multiple Grammy Award®-winners Dave Stewart, one half of the 80s pop duo the Eurhythmics, and Glen Ballard. The musical’s tale of everlasting love is thrilling entertainment for audiences of all ages. Adapted from the hit film by its Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin, GHOST THE MUSICAL follows Sam and Molly, a young couple whose connection takes a shocking turn after Sam's untimely death. Trapped between two worlds, Sam refuses to leave Molly when he learns she is in grave danger. Desperate to communicate with her, he turns to a storefront psychic who helps him protect Molly and avenge his death. GHOST THE MUSICAL is “eye-popping brilliant” (AP) and “unlike anything seen onstage before (Newsday).

April 25 - 27, 2014

BLUE MAN GROUP will thrill St. Louis 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.

This year, the Peabody Opera House offers additional benefits to its subscribers which include: multi-tier pricing packages, priority ticket access to all Peabody Opera House Events and select Scottrade Center Events, access to pre- and post-show events such as talk-backs with cast and crew, access to the best seats in house, a theater subscription specialist to help you design your ultimate subscription, protection against lost or stolen tickets, presale opportunities for other Peabody Opera House events, access to discounted tickets to select events at Scottrade Center and Peabody Opera House, drink discounts at the Budweiser Kiel Club and Opera House concession stands, and subscriber-only tours of the historic venue.

Tickets may be purchased by calling 314-622-5454 or going to Prices shown include all applicable taxes, facility and handling fees. Additional Ticketmaster service charges may apply to online orders.