All Shows at Bass Concert Hall | 2350 Robert Dedman Drive | Austin, TX
Austin, TX – Lexus Broadway in Austin presented by Texas Performing Arts announced the seven-show 2018-2019 Season; including the anchor HAMILTON playing its Austin engagement May 28 – June 16, 2019. The new season represents a wide range of Tony Award® winners and five Austin premieres for audiences to enjoy.
Lexus Broadway in Austin presented by Texas Performing Arts offers the only national touring Broadway series in Austin. “We have been building up to this season since HAMILTON opened on Broadway. We’re thrilled it’s finally coming to Austin,” says Kathy Panoff, Texas Performing Arts Director and Associate Dean. “The 2018-19 Broadway in Austin series is an exciting year of live theatre.”
“We are also very excited to have ANASTASIA on the season as well as THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, hailed by Huffpost as ‘the funniest play Broadway has ever seen!’ says Panoff.
Season Subscribers enjoy the best seats in the house for Broadway hits all season long, plus the option to purchase additional tickets to select shows before the general public. Subscribers also receive great benefits including ticket exchange and replacement services, the opportunity to request a seating upgrade for the season ahead, and much more. The renewal deadline for current subscribers is March 27.
The 2018-19 Season bursts into Austin featuring seven incredible productions from October 2018 to June 2019 at Bass Concert Hall. The seven-show package includes:
THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
October 23-28, 2018
“Broadway’s Funniest and Longest-Running Play!”
-New York Post
What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You’d get THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, Broadway and London’s award-winning smash comedy! Called “A GUT-BUSTING HIT” (The New York Times), this classic murder mystery is chock-full of mishaps and madcap mania. Welcome to opening night of The Murder at Havensham Manor where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous. With an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can’t play dead, and actors who trip over everything (including their lines), it’s “COMIC GOLD” (Variety) – sure to bring down the house!
LOVE NEVER DIES
November 27- December 2, 2018
The Spellbinding Sequel to THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
The ultimate love story continues in LOVE NEVER DIES, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera. Be seduced by this dazzling new production that takes audiences on a thrilling rollercoaster ride of intrigue, obsession and romance.
“Sara Bareilles’ Score is a Beauty”
“WAITRESS is a little slice of heaven!” says Entertainment Weekly and “a monumental contribution to Broadway!” according to Marie Claire. Don’t miss this uplifting musical celebrating friendship, motherhood, and the magic of a well-made pie.
February 12-17, 2019
“A sweeping adventure!”
-Time Out New York
The romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is at home in Austin at last! This dazzling show will transport you from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920’s, as a brave young woman sets out on a journey to discover the mystery of her past.
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
April 2-7, 2019
“An entirely fresh, funny, and gorgeous new production. A REASON FOR CELEBRATION!”
-New York Magazine
Tony Award®-winning director Bartlett Sher brings his fresh take on a beloved masterpiece to life. Rich with musical hits you know and love, including “Tradition,” “Sunrise, Sunset,” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker” and “To Life (L’Chaim!),” this new production is “entirely fresh, funny and gorgeous” (New York Magazine).
May 7-12, 2019
“CATS is Back and ‘Better Than Ever!’”
-The Huffington Post
Rediscover CATS—the beloved musical with breathtaking music—including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater, “Memory.” Featuring new sound design, direction and choreography for a new generation — experience CATS for the first time as it begins a new life, or let it thrill you all over again!
May 28 – June 16, 2019
HAMILTON is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, HAMILTON is the story of America then, as told by America now.
TEXAS PERFORMING ARTS is situated on the main campus of one of the largest and most prestigious research universities in the country. Texas Performing Arts serves The University of Texas at Austin campus and the Austin community at large through a diverse season of world-class fine arts performances, educational activities, and collaborative partnerships. Texas Performing Arts presents an international season of music, theatre, dance, and conversation in our multiple venues, as well as the best in touring Broadway productions and concert attractions. As a university-based arts center it is also committed to serving the academic mission of the College of Fine Arts by supporting the work of our students, faculty and staff on our stages, classrooms, studios and production shops; and in the educational outreach programs it provides for the Austin community.