Lexington Opera House announces 2021-2022 season
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Broadway and theater fans rejoice! The Lexington Opera House announced its 2021-22 season of Broadway Live and Variety Live on Thursday. Audiences will be able to enjoy five Broadway shows and two Variety Live events in person this fall as the Opera House resumes public performances at full capacity.
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- Lexington Opera House announced the 2021-2022 season of Broadway Live, Variety Live shows
- The Opera returns to public performances at full capacity
- “Hairspray” and “Waitress” in this season’s lineup
- Season passes start at $ 205
“Charlie and the Roald Dahl Chocolate Factory”, “An Officer and a Gentleman”, “Waitress”, “An American in Paris”, “Hairspray” and “Concert With the Stars and Stomp” are in the spotlight in the new season .
“We are delighted to announce the new 2021-2022 season and welcome back patrons to the Opera,” said Luanne Franklin, Director of Performing Arts. “We are excited to present five sensational Broadway titles, as well as two Variety Live shows for the new season. From classics to comedies, for everyone from grandparents to grandchildren – and all ages in between – we’ve got a season on Broadway to cheer you up and bring you joy! “
The lineup includes five nationally touring Broadway musicals, a cabaret-style concert and a highly acclaimed Broadway percussive performance.
Subscriptions are available by phone at (859) 233-3535 or www.lexingtonoperahouse.com. Season passes start at $ 205 per subscription, with monthly payment plans available. Single tickets for Broadway Live go on sale September 13.
“If you love and enjoy musical theater, it makes so much sense to become a subscription holder and enjoy the benefits that come with it,” Franklin said. “Season ticket holders get the best prices, get the best selection of seats before tickets go on sale to the general public, and benefit from multiple payment options and the lowest handling fees. Other benefits include the flexibility to swap performances in the event of a scheduling conflict. Best of all is the excellent personal service that has become an integral part of the Broadway Live experience. “
Season ticket holders can also purchase additional tickets for live Broadway shows at a 10% discount and before the date on sale to the general public. They also have the first opportunity to purchase tickets for Variety Live presentations.
The Broadway Live series will feature five performances of each show, all of which are scheduled to take place on weekends, including three evenings and two mornings. The performances are Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m. Sunday evening performances are at 6.30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday mornings at 1 p.m. Season ticket prices range from $ 205 to $ 385, which you can start ordering Friday at noon. Tickets can be purchased at the Lexington Center box office or online.
Lexington Center Corporation President and CEO Bill Owen said, “The Opera House has served our community for 135 years and continues to be a vibrant part of downtown Lexington. We remain grateful to the Opera House Fund and the Lexington Business community for their support of on-stage performances by national and touring artists and the local performing arts community. The Opera is a shining example of creativity, ingenuity, collaboration and cooperation. “
The Lexington Opera House said it would follow guidelines recommended by state and local health authorities, and the protocols would be posted on the Opera’s website. Ticket holders will also receive a message with all updated requirements prior to each event.
“The entire Touring Broadway community looks forward to reopening our doors and welcoming the public once again,” Franklin added. “Soon, Broadway Live fans will once again be able to enjoy the laughter, love and life-changing transformation that only live shows can deliver.”