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El Paso Electric Presents Broadway in El Paso 2018-19 Season at The Plaza Theatre April 2, 2018

El Paso Electric Presents Broadway in El Paso  2018-19 Season at The Plaza Theatre

El Paso Electric presents Broadway in El Paso 2018-19 season at the Plaza Theatre featuring the premieres of
FINDING NEVERLAND, KINKY BOOTS AND SOMETHING ROTTEN!

April 2, 2018 (El Paso, TX) – Jam Theatricals and El Paso Live are proud to announce the El Paso Electric Presents Broadway in El Paso 2018-19 Season. Celebrating the 15th season bringing Broadway to the historic Plaza Theatre, this season features the El Paso premieres of Finding Neverland, Kinky Boots and Something Rotten!.

The rest of the season is as follows:

RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN’S THE SOUND OF MUSIC: November 10-11, 2018

FINDING NEVERLAND: December 11-12, 2018

CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND*: December 29, 2018

JERSEY BOYS: January 29-30, 2019

KINKY BOOTS: February 9, 2019

EVITA: March 9, 2019

SOMETHING ROTTEN!: April 2-3, 2019
*Denotes season add-on show

“We are excited to celebrate our 15th Broadway season at the Plaza Theatre, bringing the best of Broadway to the El Paso community and our subscribers. With our lineup for the 2018-2019 season, there is truly no better time than now to become a subscriber and enjoy the benefits of supporting great theater in El Paso,” said Steve Traxler, President of Jam Theatricals.

“We are proud to host and celebrate our 15th anniversary season of El Paso Electric Presents Broadway in El Paso at the Plaza Theatre,” said Bryan Crowe, General Manager for Destination El Paso. “We are celebrating by offering a variety of magical and beloved family hits, award-winning musicals, hilarious comedy, and even a holiday spectacular. There is something for everyone this season to enjoy.”

Season ticket packages and group tickets are on sale now! Season ticket benefits include guaranteed same great seats to all shows, as well as the chance to renew those seats from year to year. Season ticket holders also receive additional ticket discounts and the chance to purchase tickets to additional shows before the general public. Tickets are received by mail to avoid box office lines and lost ticket insurance is included at no charge. Several season ticket packages are available for the 2018-19 Season, including a 5-show and a 6-show package.

Tickets for individual shows will be announced at a later date. For information about group tickets, season package renewals or becoming a new season package holder of the El Paso Electric Presents Broadway in El Paso 2018-19 Season at The Historic Plaza Theatre please call the Season Package Hotline at (915) 231-1111, visit The Plaza Theatre Box Office or ElPasoLive.com/Broadway.

El Paso Electric Presents Broadway in El Paso 2018-19 Season at The Historic Plaza Theatre is brought to you by Jam Theatricals and El Paso Live. Additional support provided by KVIA-TV ABC. Be sure to follow all Broadway in El Paso series announcements on Twitter (Twitter.com/BwayInElPaso) or on Facebook (Facebook.com/BroadwayInElPaso).

About the 2018-2019 Broadway in El Paso Season

RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN’S THE SOUND OF MUSIC: November 10-11, 2018
“Sparkling, fresh and lively.” – Los Angeles Times. THE HILLS ARE ALIVE! A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC is coming to El Paso. The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony®, Grammy® and Academy Award® winning Best Score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss” and the title song. THE SOUND OF MUSIC features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, suggested by “The Trapp Family Singers” by Maria Augusta Trapp. THE SOUND OF MUSIC enjoyed extraordinary success as the first live television production of a musical in over 50 years when “The Sound of Music Live!” aired on NBC in December, 2013 and was seen by over 44 million people. 2015 marked the 50th anniversary of the film version, which continues to be the most successful movie musical in history.

FINDING NEVERLAND: December 11-12, 2018
The winner of Broadway.com’s Audience Choice Award for Best Musical, this breathtaking smash “captures the kid-at-heart,” says TIME Magazine. Vogue cheers, “It’s a must-see you’ll remember for years to come!” Directed by visionary Tony®-winner Diane Paulus and based on the critically-acclaimed Academy Award® winning film, FINDING NEVERLAND tells the incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers. With a little bit of pixie dust and a lot of faith, Barrie takes this monumental leap, leaving his old world behind for Neverland, where nothing is impossible and the wonder of childhood lasts forever. The magic of Barrie’s classic tale springs spectacularly to life in this heartwarming theatrical event. FINDING NEVERLAND is “far and away the best musical of the year!” (NPR).

CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND: December 29, 2018
CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR is quite simply one of the most delightful and enchanting Christmas shows ever, featuring glittering costumes, a dazzling cast and the highest kicking chorus girls this side of the North Pole. Start Christmas in style as Santa and his merry helpers take you on an unforgettable nostalgic journey. Holiday favorite songs include; ‘White Christmas,’ ‘Winter Wonderland,’ ‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,’ ‘Chestnuts Roasting,’ ‘Jingle Bells,’ ‘’Away in a Manger,’ ‘O Come All Ye Faithful,’ ‘Let it Snow,’ ‘Silent Night,’ ‘Hark the Herald Angels Sing,’ ‘Deck The Halls,’ ‘Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,’ ‘O Holy Night,’ and many more…CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND is pure holiday magic – with enough fun and festive cheer to power all the Christmas lights in town!

JERSEY BOYS: January 29-30, 2019
“TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE!” raves the New York Post for JERSEY BOYS, the 2006 Tony, Grammy and Olivier 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 true 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! JERSEY BOYS features their hit songs “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Rag Doll,” “Oh What a Night” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You.” “THE CROWD GOES WILD!” cheers The New York Times. The JERSEY BOYS creative team comprises two-time Tony Award®-winning director Des McAnuff, book writers Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, composer Bob Gaudio, lyricist Bob Crewe and choreography by Sergio Trujillo. JERSEY BOYS contains authentic, “profane Jersey language” and is recommended for ages 12+.
KINKY BOOTS: February 9, 2019
KINKY BOOTS is Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit! With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Inspired by true events, KINKY BOOTS takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan. Charlie Price is struggling to live up to his father’s expectations and continue the family business of Price & Son. With the factory’s future hanging in the balance, help arrives in the unlikely but spectacular form of Lola, a fabulous performer in need of some sturdy new stilettos. With direction and choreography by two-time Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray) and a book by Broadway legend and four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (La Cage Aux Folles), KINKY BOOTS is the winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Choreography. Take a step in the right direction and discover that sometimes the best way to fit in is to stand out. “There is no show hotter than KINKY BOOTS!” – CBS News

EVITA: March 9, 2019
Eva Peron enthralled a nation and enchanted the world. Her story unfolds in EVITA, the Tony Award® winning Best Musical, a high flying theatrical experience that adored the world over. Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s groundbreaking musical captures the rise and fall of one of the world’s most glamorous first ladies in this classic Broadway and London hit.

SOMETHING ROTTEN!: April 2-3, 2019
SOMETHING ROTTEN! is “Broadway’s big, fat hit!” (New York Post). Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first MUSICAL! With its heart on its ruffled sleeve and sequins in its soul, SOMETHING ROTTEN! is “The Producers + Spamalot + The Book of Mormon. Squared!” (New York Magazine).

About Jam Theatricals
Jam Theatricals (Presenter) is a Chicago-based entertainment company that presents and produces Broadway engagements throughout North America. Under the direction of co-founders Arny Granat and Steve Traxler, Jam Theatricals manages subscription seasons in 30 cities where they strive to bring the best of Broadway to the communities served. Current presentations include some of Broadway’ biggest blockbusters: Wicked, The Book of Mormon, Jersey Boys, The Phantom of the Opera and many more. Jam Theatricals and its principals have produced nearly 50 shows on Broadway and are the recipients of nine Tony Awards® for producing Glengarry Glen Ross (Best Revival of a Play, 2005), Monty Python’s Spamalot (Best Musical, 2005), The History Boys (Best Play, 2006), August: Osage County (Best Play, 2008), Hair (Best Revival of a Musical, 2009), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Best Revival of a Play, 2013), All The Way (Best Play, 2014), Fun Home (Best Musical, 2015) and The Color Purple (Best Revival of a Musical, 2016). For more information, please visit www.jamtheatricals.com.

About El Paso Live
The purpose of El Paso Live (Co-Presenter) is to provide venue management and event development services
to patrons, event organizers and the greater El Paso community so they can enjoy quality entertainment and
events in facilities that exceed expectations. For more information, please visit www.elpasolive.com
www.twitter.com/elpasolive and www.facebook.com/elpasolive.

About SMG
Since 1977, SMG has provided management services to more than 220 public assembly facilities including arenas,
stadiums, theatres and performing arts centers, equestrian facilities and convention, congress and exhibition
centers. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 11 million square feet (1.1 million square
meters) of exhibition space. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides construction and design
consulting, pre-opening services, venue management, sales, marketing, event booking, and programming. SMG
also offers food and beverage operations through an in-house catering company, Savor, currently servicing more
than 100 accounts worldwide. For more information visit www.smgworld.com