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Thrivent Financial Broadway on Hennepin 2014-2015 Season to Feature Kinky Boots, Pippin, Motown The Musical and More!

Thrivent Financial Broadway on Hennepin 2014-2015 Season to Feature Kinky Boots, Pippin, Motown The Musical and More!
Billy Porter & Stark Sands in 'Kinky Boots' and Andrea Martin, Patina Miller, Terrence Mann & Charlotte d'Amboise in 'Pippin'
The newest Broadway hits and many classic favorites are coming to Minneapolis!

Get ready for a line-up of amazing nights of theater, Minneapolis! The 2014-2015 Thrivent Financial Broadway on Hennepin Series will feature Broadway’s hottest Tony Award-winning shows, five local premieres and many classic favorites. Making their Minneapolis debuts are Kinky Boots, winning of six Tonys including Best Musical, Pippin, the 2013 Tony winner for Best Musical Revival and the record-breaking hit Motown The Musical. Also set for the season is a return engagement of The Book of Mormon, Dirty Dancing, I Love Lucy Live on Stage, Annie, Jersey Boys, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas and the newest show from the innovative Broadway Re-Imagined series, the classic Oliver!

Learn more about all of these exciting stage hits below!


THE BOOK OF MORMON
AUGUST 20-SEPTEMBER 7, 2014
ORPHEUM THEATRE
Winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, The Book of Mormon features book, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone. Parker and Stone are the four-time Emmy Award-winning creators of the landmark animated series, South Park. Tony Award-winner Lopez is co-creator of the long-running hit musical comedy, Avenue Q. The musical is choreographed by Tony Award-winner Casey Nicholaw and is directed by Nicholaw and Parker. Contains explicit language.


DIRTY DANCING - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE
OCTOBER 7-19, 2014
ORPHEUM THEATRE
An unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance, and sensational dancing. Seen by millions across the globe, this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives. Featuring the hit songs, “Hungry Eyes,” “Hey Baby,”“Do You Love Me?” and the heart stopping “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life.” You’ll have the time of your life!


IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS
NOVEMBER 25-30, 2014
ORPHEUM THEATRE
The classic holiday movie comes to the stage at last! This new musical shines with timeless Berlin hits like “Blue Skies,” “How Deep is the Ocean?” and, of course, the unforgettable title song. Irving Berlin’s White Christmas tells the story of two buddies putting on a show in a magical Vermont inn and finding their perfect mates in the process. Full of dancing, laughter and some of the greatest songs ever written, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas promises a merry and bright theatrical experience for the whole family!


MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
DECEMBER 16-28, 2014
ORPHEUM THEATRE
It began as one man's story… became everyone's music… and is now Broadway's musical. Motown The Musical is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Now, experience it live on stage in the record-breaking smash hit Motown The Musical!


I LOVE LUCY—LIVE ON STAGE!
JANUARY 20-25, 2015
STATE THEATRE
I Love Lucy—Live on Stage! is the brand-new hit stage show adapted from the most beloved program in television history! It’s 1952 and you are a member of the Desilu Playhouse studio audience awaiting the filming of two hilarious and oh-so-familiar episodes. A charming host invites you to experience the behind-the-scenes filming process of this brand new thing called “television,” the Crystaltone Singers perform advertising jingles in perfect ‘50s style harmony and the sidesplitting antics of America’s favorite foursome–Lucy, Ricky, Fred and Ethel–are presented live on stage and in color for the very first time! It’s a one-of-a-kind theatrical experience!

OLIVER!
FEBRUARY 4-MARCH 1, 2015
PANTAGES THEATRE
BROADWAY RE-IMAGINED SERIES
Broadway Re-Imagined returns with Oliver!, the extraordinary tale with a twist. Nationally acclaimed director Peter Rothstein stages the Tony Award-winning musical in an all-new production at the Pantages Theatre, bringing to life Charles Dickens’ vivid characters including the Artful Dodger, Fagin and, of course, the young orphan Oliver. Lionel Bart’s unforgettable score, featuring The Minnesota Boychoir as the Workhouse Orphans, showcases such iconic songs as “Consider Yourself,” “Food, Glorious Food,” “You’ve Got to Pick a Pocket or Two” and “As Long As He Needs Me.” Don’t miss this classic for the entire family!


PIPPIN
FEBRUARY 17-22, 2015
ORPHEUM THEATRE
With a beloved score by Tony nominee Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Wicked), Pippin tells the story of a young prince on a death-defying journey to find meaning in his existence. Will he choose a happy but simple life? Or will he risk everything for a singular flash of glory. This captivating new production is directed by Tony winner Diane Paulus. It features sizzling choreography in the style of Bob Fosse and breathtaking acrobatics by Les 7 Doigts de la Main, the creative force behind the nationwide sensation Traces. Join us… for this magical, unforgettable production!


NETworks presents DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
MARCH 10-15, 2015
(Season Special)
ORPHEUM THEATRE
Disney’s Beauty and The Beast, the smash hit Broadway musical, is returning to Minneapolis! Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this eye-popping spectacle has won the hearts of more than 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.

ANNIE
MARCH 31-APRIL 5, 2015
ORPHEUM THEATRE
Leapin’ Lizards! One of the world’s best-loved musicals is back in time-honored form. Directed by original lyricist Martin Charnin, this new production of Annie will be a classic incarnation of the beloved original. Featuring book and score by Tony Award®-winners Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, Annie includes such unforgettable songs as “It’s the Hard Knock Life,” “Easy Street,” “I Don’t Need Anything But You,” plus the eternal anthem of optimism, “Tomorrow.” Don’t wait until tomorrow. Get your tickets today!


JERSEY BOYS
APRIL 28-MAY 3, 2015
(Season Special)
ORPHEUM THEATRE
“Too good to be true!” raves the New York Post for the 2006 Tony Award-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. This is the story of how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide–all before they were 30! Features their hit songs “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Rag Doll,” “Oh What a Night” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You.” “It will run for centuries!” proclaims Time. Contains adult language.


KINKY BOOTS
JULY 28-AUGUST 2, 2015
ORPHEUM THEATRE
Broadway’s new high-heeled hit is the winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, and Grammy winner Cyndi Lauper has made history with Kinky Boots as the first solo woman ever to receive the Tony Award for Best Score! Kinky Boots tells the story of Charlie Price, a man who has reluctantly inherited his father’s shoe factory, which is on the verge of bankruptcy. Trying to live up to his father’s legacy and save his family business, Charlie finds inspiration in the form of Lola. A fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos, Lola turns out to be the one person who can help Charlie become the man he’s meant to be. As they work to turn the factory around, this unlikely pair finds that they have more in common than they ever dreamed possible...and discovers that when you change your mind about someone, you can change your whole world.

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