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El Paso Electric Presents Broadway in El Paso 2019-20 Season at the Plaza Theatre March 8, 2019

El Paso Electric Presents Broadway in El Paso 2019-20 Season at the Plaza Theatre

March 8, 2019 (El Paso, TX) – Jam Theatricals and El Paso Live are proud to announce the El Paso Electric Presents Broadway in El Paso 2019-20 Season. Celebrating the 16th season bringing Broadway to the historic Plaza Theatre, this season is anchored by Cameron Mackintosh’s musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, and features the Broadway in El Paso premieres of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, An American in Paris, Once and Waitress, as well as El Paso favorite, Blue Man Group.

The full season is as follows:

Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: October 22-27, 2019

Blue Man Group: November 19-20, 2019

An American in Paris: February 25-26, 2020

Once: March 13-14, 2020

Les Misérables: April 7-12, 2020

Waitress: June 9-10, 2020

“We are excited to bring these fantastic Broadway classics, premieres and favorites to El Paso! The size and strength of the El Paso subscription base impacts the shows we are able to bring to the Plaza Theatre and we appreciate the continuous support,” said Steve Traxler, President and Co-Founder of Jam Theatricals.
“We are proud to host another incredible season of El Paso Electric Presents Broadway in El Paso at the Plaza Theatre,” said Bryan Crowe, General Manager for Destination El Paso. “We have a diverse, award-winning line-up that offers a ‘world of imagination’ to patrons this year. From the whimsical to the magical, romance to inspiration, dreams to reality, and to the timeless testament of the human spirit, the 2019-2020 Broadway season offers exceptional entertainment to our community, the Border region and beyond.” Crowe said.

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 2019-20 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 2019-20 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 2019-20 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 2019-20 Broadway in El Paso Season

Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: October 22-27, 2019
Roald Dahl’s amazing tale is now El Paso’s golden ticket! It’s the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including “Pure Imagination,” “The Candy Man,” and “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket,” alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of Hairspray. Willy Wonka is opening his marvelous and mysterious chocolate factory…to a lucky few. That includes Charlie Bucket, whose bland life is about to burst with color and confection beyond his wildest dreams. He and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a mesmerizing joyride through a world of pure imagination. Now’s your chance to experience the wonders of Wonka like never before – get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator, and more, more, more at this everlasting showstopper!

Blue Man Group: November 19-20, 2019
Experience the Phenomenon. BLUE MAN GROUP is best known for their wildly popular theatrical shows and concerts which combine comedy, music, and technology to produce a totally unique form of entertainment. The New York Times heralds the show as “One of the most delightful performance pieces ever staged.” E! Entertainment News exclaims, “BLUE MAN GROUP is what every live performance aspires to be.” The Baltimore Sun raves, “Blue Man Group packs a wallop. It’s a big, loud, funny, silly, visually arresting production!”

An American in Paris February 25-26, 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. Winner of four Tony Awards and inspired by the Academy Award-winning film, this exquisite production features your favorite Gershwin songs including “I Got Rhythm,” “Liza,” “’S Wonderful,” “But Not for Me,” and “Stairway to Paradise.”

Once: March 13-14, 2020
Winner of eight 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 and the power of music to connect us all.

Les Misérables: April 7-12, 2020
Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking new production has left both audiences and critics awestruck, cheering “Les Miz is born again!” (NY1). Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Featuring the thrilling score and beloved songs “I Dreamed A Dream,” “On My Own,” “Stars," “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More,” and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history. Seen by more than 70 million people in 44 countries and in 22 languages around the globe, Les Misérables is still the world’s most popular musical, breaking box office records everywhere in its 32nd year.

Waitress: June 9-10, 2020
Meet Jenna, a waitress and expert pie-maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and rocky marriage. Pouring her heart into her pies, she crafts desserts that mirror her topsy-turvy life such as “The Key (Lime) to Happiness Pie” and “Betrayed By My Eggs Pie.” When a baking contest in a nearby county — and a satisfying run-in with someone new — show Jenna a chance at a fresh start, she must find the courage to seize it. Change is on the menu, as long as Jenna can write her own perfectly personal recipe for happiness. Brought to life by a groundbreaking, all-female creative team, this Tony Award® -nominated hit features original music and lyrics by 6-time Grammy® nominee Sara Bareilles (“Love Song,” “Brave”), a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam) and direction by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus (Pippin, Finding Neverland).