Morris Performing Arts Center Announces 2022-2023 Broadway Season

The American Theater Guild, the nation’s largest nonprofit Broadway touring presenter,
unveils its highly anticipated 2022-23 season for the Morris Performing Arts Center and part of its 100th anniversary celebration and impressive $30 million renovation project. The BROADWAY IN SOUTH BEND SERIES will include the following touring productions: THE BOOK OF MORMON, COME FROM AWAY, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL and DEAR EVAN HANSEN.

“We are truly thrilled with the caliber of performances scheduled for the 2022-2023 season. We strive to deliver world-class entertainment that will inspire audiences,” said Amy Hamm, executive director of the American Theater Guild. “It is important that we continue our mission in the South Bend community and support the performing arts with quality performances as well as increased efforts in educational programs and partnerships through our Staging the Future initiative.”

Season passes for the BROADWAY IN SOUTH BEND SERIES are available for purchase now at
BroadwayInSouthBend.com. Below is information about each Broadway production on tour.

THE BOOK OF MORMON (EXTRA SEASON)
October 14-15, 2022
Morris Center for the Performing Arts

The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century”. The Washington Post says, “It’s the kind of night that restores confidence in musicals.” And Entertainment Weekly said, “Grade A: The funniest musical of all time.” Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls him “Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal.” It’s THE BOOK OF MORMON, nine-time Tony Award® winner. This hilarious musical follows the adventures of a mismatched missionary duo, sent to the other side of the world to spread the Good Word. With standing-room productions in London, on Broadway, and across North America, THE BOOK OF MORMON has truly become an international sensation. Contains explicit language. For more information, visit TheBookOfMormonTour.com.

COME FROM AWAY
29 Nov-Dec 4, 2022
Morris Center for the Performing Arts

Broadway’s COME FROM AWAY wins Best Musical in All of North America! This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you deep into the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small Newfoundland town that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves mounted, but unease turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude turned into lasting friendships. Don’t miss this jaw-dropping musical written by Tony® nominees Irene Sankoff and David Hein, and directed by Best Director award-winning Christopher Ashley. Newsweek applauds: “It takes you to a place you won’t want to leave!” On September 11, the world stopped. On September 12, their stories moved us all.

Fiddler on the roof
February 3-5, 2023
Morris Center for the Performing Arts

Audiences across North America are toasting a new production of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF!
Packed with the musical hits you know and love, including “Tradition”, “Sunrise, Sunset”, “If I Were A Rich Man”, “Matchmaker, Matchmaker” and “To Life”, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is history comforting fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and life, love and laughter.
Tony® Award-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific and The King and I bring a fresh and authentic take on this beloved theatrical masterpiece from Tony winner Joseph Stein and award winners Pulitzer Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick. With a talented cast, a sumptuous orchestra and breathtaking movements and dances by Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter, based on the original direction by Jerome Robbins, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
introduce a new generation to the uplifting celebration that raises its cup of joy! To like! To live!

9 TO 5: MUSIC
March 17-19, 2023
Morris Center for the Performing Arts

TUMBLE OUTTA ‘BED AND TUMBLE ON DOLLY PARTON’S RIP-ROARING MUSICAL! 9 TO 5’s hit musical includes a book by the iconic film’s original screenwriter Patricia Resnick and an Oscar, Grammy and Tony nominated score by the Queen of Country herself, Dolly Parton. 9 TO 5 THE MUSIC tells the story of three women driven to boiling point by their sexist and selfish boss. By concocting a plan to kidnap and turn the tide of their despicable supervisor, will the ladies succeed in reforming their office – or will events unfold when the CEO pays an unexpected visit? Inspired by the iconic 80s film and brought to you by Dolly herself, this hilarious new production is all about teaming up, getting up and taking care of business!

DEAR EVAN HANSEN
April 25-30, 2023
Morris Center for the Performing Arts

WINNER OF SIX TONY® AWARDS 2017 INCLUDING BEST MUSIC
AND THE 2018 GRAMMY® AWARD FOR BEST MUSIC THEATER ALBUM.
A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never imagined he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one thing he’s always wanted: a chance to finally fit in. DEAR EVAN HANSEN is a deeply personal and deeply contemporary musical about life and how we live it.

DEAR EVAN HANSEN has struck remarkable chords with audiences and critics around the world, including The Washington Post saying DEAR EVAN HANSEN is “Theatrical magic. One of the most remarkable performances in the history of musical theater. ” The New York Times calls it “a jaw-dropping knockout of a musical.” And NBC Nightly News says the musical “is an anthem that resonates on Broadway and beyond.”
DEAR EVAN HANSEN presents a book by Tony Award winner Steven Levenson, a score by Grammy®, Tony® and Academy Award® winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (La La Land, The Greatest Showman) and four-time direction Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (hire, next to par).

Note: Only seasonal members get the best seats at fixed prices before tickets go on sale to the public, as well as priority access to tickets, premium seats, easy exchanges and lost ticket insurance. New season members should order early for the best seats for all Broadway shows. BroadwayInSouthBend.com, MorrisCenter.org and the Morris Performing Arts Center Box Office are the only official ticket sources for the 2022-2023 BROADWAY IN SOUTH BEND SERIES. If you buy tickets from another source, you may pay inflated prices and your tickets will not be guaranteed. The 2022-2023 BROADWAY IN SOUTH BEND SERIES is hosted by the Morris Performing Arts Center. Become a fan by following us on social media:

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