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  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    Oct 2 - 21, 2018

  • Hello, Dolly!

    Oct 23 - 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

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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October 2 - 21, 2018

This acclaimed musical is set to tour the States from September 2018, following its transfer from London's West End, where it premiered in 2013. Proving to be a monster hit with audiences, it set the record for the highest weekly gross in West End history. It also garnered two Olivier Awards for its lush costumes and creative lighting design. So step into a candy wonderland with this spectacular adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic.

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Hello, Dolly!

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Winner of 4 Tony Awards

October 23 - 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

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

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

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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Ford Center for the Performing Arts, 24 West Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601

  • Year opened: 1998
  • Capacity: 2253

Originally opened as a movie palace in 1926, the theater has undergone various incarnations, the most recent being its 1998 revamp into a Broadway theater, and sold to the Nederlander Group in 2007 as part of the revitalised Loop Theater District where it attracts the biggest touring Broadway shows to the city, and continues to attract money to the area.

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