Direct from New York, Nederlander Presents Suntrust Broadway at DPAC, 2013 / 2014 Season

Direct from New York, Nederlander presents the SunTrust Broadway at DPAC, 2013 / 2014 Season. It’s our most amazing season ever.

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I’m proud to say, along with Nederlander, we have committed to bringing the very best of Broadway this coming season. - Bob Klaus, DPAC General Manager

Durham, N.C. (PRWEB) March 02, 2013

Directfrom New York, Nederlander presents the SunTrust Broadway at DPAC, 2013 / 2014 Season. From current hits on Broadway to London’s West End, our sixth season features seven “can’t miss” blockbuster musicals. We invite the Triangle to see why SunTrust Broadway is the hottest ticket in town.

From the creators of South Park and winner of nine Tony Awards, The Book of Mormon will play February 11-23, 2014. The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century” and Entertainment Weekly says it’s “the funniest musical of all time." Season Seat Members receive priority tickets, providing the best way to guarantee seats to The Book of Mormon.

With over 11,000 Season Seat Members, DPAC is proud to be the center for live entertainment in the Triangle and along with Nederlander, has committed to bringing the best of Broadway to the Triangle in the 2013 / 2014 Season. From Tony®-award winning musicals to music from Broadway’s most renowned composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, this season will provide many exciting moments for the entire family!

Broadway’s most romantic love story, GHOST, opens the season in November, featuring “eye-poppingly brilliant [sets] and glorious songs” (AP). Arriving in December, Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas is the perfect holiday outing. Starting the new year in 2014, winner of eight 2012 Tony® Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy® Award for Best Musical Theater Album, ONCE, brings a truly original Broadway experience to the Triangle. Hailed by the New York Post as “a modern masterpiece,” EVITA, New York’s stunning blockbuster follows. Featuring the film’s classics and bring an enchanting adaptation of new songs, The Wizard of Oz takes audiences on a journey to Oz like no other. The season finale is Broadway’s greatest hits come to life in The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, bringing thirty years’ worth of inspirational works from the Tony®, Grammy® and Academy® Award-winning composer.

Tickets for this season’s shows are currently available as part of the SunTrust Broadway, 2013 / 2014 Season package. Prices for the seven-show season will vary depending on titles and seats selected.

Current SunTrust Broadway at DPAC season ticket holders will receive renewal packages in the mail over the next week and will have until May 10, 2013 to renew. Those that renew by April 1 receive an easy payment plan (with the option of the year-round monthly plan), a free Broadway iTunes card and a chance to win a trip to New York City!

Season Seat Members will have the option of the full seven-show package or opting out of a performance into one of our four Broadway Encore Specials, including: Beauty and the Beast, American Idiot, Blue Man Group or Mamma Mia!. They may also contact the DPAC Ticket Center now by calling 919-680-2787, e-mailing customerservice(at)DPACnc(dot)com or by going to DPACnc.com and clicking on the SunTrust Broadway ticket. Orders for new subscriptions are also on sale now.

“Being a part of SunTrust Broadway is being part of an exclusive group that shares a passion of Broadway like no one else,” stated Bob Klaus, General Manager of DPAC. “With over 11,000 Season Seat Members, we are proud to lead the Triangle in bringing the very best of live entertainment. I’m proud to say, along with Nederlander, we have committed to bringing the very best of Broadway this coming season.”

The SunTrust Broadway at DPAC, 2013 / 2014 Season includes:

  •     GHOST: November 12-17, 2013
  •     HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS: December 3-8, 2013
  •     ONCE: January 21-26, 2014
  •     THE BOOK OF MORMON: February 11-23, 2014
  •     EVITA: March 11-16, 2014
  •     THE WIZARD OF OZ: April 8-13, 2014
  •     THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER: May 13-18, 2014
This season’s Broadway Encore Specials include:

  •     BLUE MAN GROUP: September 6-8, 2013
  •     BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: October 8-13, 2013
  •     AMERICAN IDIOT: April 29-30, 2014
  •     MAMMA MIA!: May 30-June 1, 2014

SunTrust Broadway at DPAC Season Seat Member benefits are our first priority. Season Seat Members receive many benefits including the option of our full seven-show package or trading one of the season shows for tickets into one of the Broadway Encore specials, with special savings off individual ticket prices (*excluding gold circle seats), as well as the best seats, complimentary parking, flexibility to exchange tickets, and easy payment plans with no interest. New for this season are the year-round payment plans, in which there is one fixed monthly charge from May 30, 2013 through April 30, 2014 (and will move forward in future seasons).

For more information contact customerservice(at)dpacnc(dot)com or call the DPAC Ticket Center at 919-680-2787, with the following:

Special “Beat the Rush” Box Office operating hours:
Saturday, Mar. 2: 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Sunday, Mar. 3: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Normal operating hours:
Monday through Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Tickets for individual shows will go on sale this summer. For more information on SunTrust Broadway at DPAC benefits, visit SunTrustBroadway.com.

Detailed information DPAC’s “Most Amazing Season” Season below:

GHOST: November 12-17, 2013
"Unlike anything seen on stage before!” – Newsday
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 Eurythmics, and Glen Ballard, co-writer with Alanis Morissette on the multi-platinum album Jagged Little Pill, among many other notable credits and collaborations. 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.

Dr. Seuss’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS: December 3-8, 2013
“An extraordinary performance!” – The New York Times

The Broadway record-breaking, Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical features the hit songs “You’re A Mean One Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas” from the original animated special. Max the Dog narrates as the mean and scheming Grinch, whose heart is “two sizes too small,” decides to steal Christmas away from the Holiday loving Whos. Magnificent sets (John Lee Beatty) and costumes (Robert Morgan) inspired by Dr. Seuss’ original illustrations help transport audiences to the whimsical world of Whoville, while the Music and Book of Mel Marvin and Timothy Mason breathe new life into this timeless story of the true meaning of Christmas. The 2013 production is directed by Matt August and choreographed by Bob Richard based on the original choreography by John DeLuca and originally created by 3-time Tony Award® winning director, Jack O’Brien. http://www.grinchmusical.com

ONCE: January 21-26, 2014
“Five Stars! Transporting! ONCE is the sweetest and most romantic show on Broadway. It speaks volumes about the power of music and connection."
–Joe Dziemianowicz, Daily News

Winner of 8 2012 Tony® Awards including BEST MUSICAL, ONCE is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, ONCE tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who’s about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. As the chemistry between them grows, his music soars to powerful new heights...but their unlikely connection turns out to be deeper and more complex than your everyday romance. Emotionally captivating and theatrically breathtaking, ONCE draws you in from the very first note and never lets go. It’s an unforgettable story about going for your dreams... not living in fear... and the power of music to connect all of us.

THE BOOK OF MORMON: February 11-23, 2014

Ben Brantley of The New York Times calls it “The best musical of this century.” Entertainment Weekly says it’s “The funniest musical of all time.” From South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, it’s The Book of Mormon, winner of nine Tony® Awards including Best Musical. Jon Stewart of The Daily Show calls it “A crowning achievement. So good it makes me angry.” Contains explicit language. For more information, please visit BookofMormonTheMusical.com.

EVITA: March 11-16, 2014
"EVITA is a modern masterpiece!" – New York Post
TIM RICE and ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER’s Tony Award®-winning musical returns at last! Eva Perón used her beauty and charisma to rise meteorically from the slums of Argentina to the presidential mansion as First Lady. Adored by her people as a champion for the poor, she became one of the most powerful women in the world — while her greed, outsized ambition and fragile health made her one of the most tragic. EVITA tells Eva’s passionate and unforgettable true story, and features some of theater’s most beautiful songs, including “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina,” “Another Suitcase in Another Hall” and “High Flying, Adored.” Don’t miss the stunning new production of EVITA, directed by MICHAEL GRANDAGE and choreographed by ROB ASHFORD, that Channel 4 New York calls “THE HOTTEST TICKET IN TOWN!” evitaonbroadway.com.
THE WIZARD OF OZ: April 8-13, 2014
"This is a 10-star production if ever there was one!" - Entertainment Weekly

“We’re off to see….” the most magical adventure of them all. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new production of The Wizard of Oz is an enchanting adaptation of the all-time classic, totally reconceived for the stage. Developed from the ever popular MGM screenplay, this new production contains all the beloved songs from the Oscar®-winning movie score, all the favorite characters and iconic moments, plus a few surprises along the way, including new songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber. Click your heels together and join Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion, Dorothy and her little dog Toto, as they journey through the magical Land of Oz to meet the Wizard and obtain their hearts’ desires. Watch out for the Wicked Witch of the West and her winged monkeys as you rediscover the real story of Oz in this fantastic musical treat for all the family.

THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER: May 13-18, 2014
"Most are likely to leave the theatre signing their favorite song of the night!" – Australian Stage

Since bursting onto the Broadway scene some thirty years ago, Tony®, Grammy® and Academy®-Award-winning composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has brought to the stage a host of musical blockbusters that have taken the theatre world by storm. Now, the biggest hits from these inspirational and diverse works have been fashioned into a theatrical evening of music that is, like the songs themselves, unforgettable. Included in The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber are the great songs and musicals excerpts from The Phantom of the Opera, CATS, Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar, Starlight Express, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Song and Dance, Requiem, Aspects of Love, Sunset Boulevard, Whistle Down The Wind and, for the first time in the U.S., Love Never Dies.

Detailed information DPAC’s Encore Specials below:

BLUE MAN GROUP: September 6-8, 2013
“One of the most delightful performances ever staged” – The New York Times

Blue Man Group will thrill the Triangle 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.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: October 8-13, 2013
“So full of joy and sincerity that you can’t help falling in love” – BroadwayWorld.com

Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, the smash hit Broadway musical, is returning to the Triangle! Based on the Academy® Award-winning animated feature film, this eye-popping spectacle has won the hearts of over 35 million people worldwide. This classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers including “Be Our Guest” and the beloved title song. Experience the romance and enchantment of Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at DPAC!
AMERICAN IDIOT: April 29-30, 2014
“Visually dazzling and featuring exhilarating songs” – The Washington Post

The New York Times calls AMERICAN IDIOT “thrilling and emotionally charged, as moving as anything on Broadway!” Based on Green Day’s groundbreaking rock opera of the same name, this daring new musical tells the story of three lifelong friends, forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia, and features the smash hits “Boulevard of Broken Dreams,” “Holiday” and “21 Guns.”
MAMMA MIA!: May 30 – June 1, 2014
“Quite simply, a phenomenon!” – Associated Press

MAMMA MIA! is the ultimate feel-good show that has audiences coming back again and again to relive the thrill. Now it’s your turn to have the time of your life at this smash-hit musical that combines ABBA’s greatest hits, including “Dancing Queen,” “S.O.S.,” “Super Trouper,” “Take A Chance on Me” and “The Winner Takes It All,” with an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship. Whether it’s your first visit or your fourteenth, see the show that has the whole world coming back for more, because every time feels like the first time at MAMMA MIA!.

About DPAC
Since its opening in 2008, DPAC has become the center for live entertainment in the Triangle. Recognized for its contemporary design, DPAC features 2,700 seats, intimate sightlines and state-of-the art sound and video. Listed four times in the top 50 in Pollstar magazine’s worldwide theater attendance rankings, DPAC is currently the #5 ranked theater in the U.S.
For more information please go to http://www.DPACnc.com.