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  • Hello, Dolly!

    Until Nov 17, 2018

  • The Book of Mormon

    Nov 20 - Dec 2, 2018

  • The Play That Goes Wrong

    Dec 4 - 16, 2018

  • The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

    Jan 8 - 13, 2019

  • Dear Evan Hansen

    Feb 12 - Mar 10, 2019

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Hello, Dolly!

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Winner of 4 Tony Awards

Oriental Theatre

Until November 17, 2018

The darling of Broadway has returned! Following on from a successful revival, this glorious new production of Hello, Dolly! is heading out on a national tour, due to hit stages during the 2018/19 season.

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The Book of Mormon

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Winner of 9 Tony Awards

Oriental Theatre

November 20 - December 2, 2018

With NINE Tony Awards - including Best Musical - a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, and leading New York Times critic Ben Brantley himself calling it the "best new musical of the century", this is one show you won't want to miss. Forget having to fly or drive up to NYC, the boys are bringing their own eclectic brand of Good News direct to you in your home city! Just be prepared for the lewd, the crude, and downright naughty songs and antics along the way...

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The Play That Goes Wrong

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Oriental Theatre

December 4 - 16, 2018

Welcome to the opening night of 'The Murder at Haversham Manor' where students of the Cornley University Drama Society are attempting to stage this 1920s production. However, everything that can go wrong is and the opening night is quickly going from bad to disastrous. With an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can't play dead and actors who trip over everything they struggle to get to their final curtain call.

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The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

Oriental Theatre

January 8 - 13, 2019

Lightning struck Off-Broadway theater Lucille Lortel's stage in the form of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical in early 2017. The updated hit musical garnered three Drama Desk Award nominations including Outstanding Musical and now bringing its action, magic, and music to a theater near you on a mammoth US tour beginning this fall!

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Dear Evan Hansen

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Winner of 6 Tony Awards

Oriental Theatre

February 12 - March 10, 2019

Following its hugely successful run at Broadway's Music Box Theater, this darkly comic musical is set to tour across the country from Fall 2018, kicking off in Denver. The six-time Tony winner, poignant and thought-provoking production has received rave reviews from critics for its unexpectedly touching portrayal of misunderstood youth, young love and the search for acceptance, with a score from the composing team behind 2017's Academy Award-winning La-La Land.

Ford Center for the Performing Arts

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24 West Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601

Also known as the Oriental Theatre (its original name), The Ford Center has seen legendary performers, including The Three Stooges and Judy Garland, take to its stage. When the theatre's doors opened in 1926, it took the form of a grand movie palace with exotic architecture inspired by India. Although it is no longer a luxurious cinema, the center has thrived as a live performance venue, hosting the finest Broadway productions. A night out at the Ford Centre is just as glamorous an affair as it was in the theatre's early days as its vintage grandeur has been lovingly restored and maintained.

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