2018-19 BROADWAY IN SANTA BARBARA SERIES

2018-19

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LEGALLY BLONDE – The Musical

April 9 - 10, 2019

A wonderfully fun musical based on the adored movie, LEGALLY BLONDE – The Musical, follows the transformation of California girl Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery and scandal in self-discovery at Harvard Law School.

Equipped with LED technology, fresh inventive design, and snazzy modern scenery, this show is perfect for lightening everyone’s mood and bringing joy.

RENT

Season Add-On Show

June 11, 2019

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony® Award-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production.

2019-20 BROADWAY IN SANTA BARBARA SERIES

2019-20

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BANDSTAND

November 19 - 20, 2019

From Andy Blankenbuehler, winner of the 2017 Tony Award® for Best Choreography and the 2016 Tony Award® for HAMILTON, comes BANDSTAND—the new musical that explodes with the most high-octane, heart-stopping and best dancing on stage today.

1945: As America’s soldiers come home to ticker-tape parades and overjoyed families, Private First Class Donny Novitski, singer and songwriter, returns to rebuild his life with only the shirt on his back and a dream in his heart.

BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical

February 5 - 6, 2020

Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was Carol Klein, a Brooklyn girl with passion and chutzpah. She fought her way into the record business as a teenager and, by the time she reached her twenties, had the husband of her dreams and a flourishing career writing hits for the biggest acts in rock ‘n’ roll. It wasn’t until her personal life began to crack that she finally managed to find her true voice.

BUDDY: The Buddy Holly Story

March 3 - 4, 2020

Experience the true story of Buddy Holly, a 19-year-old kid from Texas, who made music history. Witness his meteoric rise to fame - from the moment in 1957 when "That'll Be the Day" hit the airwaves until “the day the music died” with his tragic death less than two years later.

Featuring more than 20 hits including "That'll Be The Day," "Peggy Sue," and "Oh, Boy!"  - Buddy will have you on your feet and "send you out of the theater on an unstoppable high" (The Boston Globe)!

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

May 11 - 12, 2020

In post war Paris, romance is in the air and youthful optimism reigns. Gershwin’s soaring melodies are matched by gravity-defying dance as the world rediscovers the power of love in this breathtaking production. Hoping to start a new life, World War II veteran Jerry Mulligan chooses newly-liberated Paris as the place to make a name for himself as a painter. But Jerry's life becomes complicated when he meets Lise, a young Parisian shop girl with her own secret - and realizes he is not her only suitor.