Broadway in El Paso Announces the 2022-2023 Season
Including the premiere of Hamilton
El Paso, Texas — Nederlander National Markets and El Paso Live are excited to announce the biggest Broadwayin El Paso season ever! HAMILTON, the story of America then, told by America now, will play its premiere engagement in July of 2023. Also making its West Texas debut is DEAR EVAN HANSEN, the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it. Additionally, the season features Tony Awardwinning musical comedy phenomenon HAIRSPRAY, a brand-new musical based on real-life husband and wife, Emilio & Gloria Estefan, ON YOUR FEET!, the iconic musical phenomenon celebrating its 50th Anniversary JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, and the record breaking musical spectacular CATS.
Broadway in El Paso 2022 – 23 Season Performance Dates
HAIRSPRAY October 4-5, 2022, 2 performances
ON YOUR FEET! THE STORY OF EMILIO & GLORIA ESTEFAN December 6-7, 2022, 2 performances
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR January 6-7, 2023, 3 performances
DEAR EVAN HANSEN March 28-April 2, 2023, 8 performances
CATS May 5-7, 2023, 4 performances
HAMILTON July 5-16, 2023, 16 performances
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Our full package that includes all six shows starts as low as $245.00 (plus applicable fees). Subscription packages are available to renew and reserve and individual show tickets will be announced as each engagement approaches. Group sales opportunities will be available for all shows. Schedule is subject to change.
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Show Descriptions and Performance Dates
Hairspray: (October 4-5, 2022, 2 performances)
You Can’t Stop the Beat! HAIRSPRAY, Broadway’s Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon is back on tour! Join 16-year-old Tracy Turnblad in 1960’s Baltimore as she sets out to dance her way onto TV’s most popular show. Can a girl with big dreams (and even bigger hair) change the world?
Featuring the beloved score of hit songs including “Welcome to the 60’s,” “Good Morning Baltimore” and “You Can’t Stop the Beat,” HAIRSPRAY is “fresh, winning, and deliriously tuneful!” (The New York Times). This all-new touring production reunites Broadway’s award-winning creative team led by Director Jack O’Brien and Choreographer Jerry Mitchell to bring HAIRSPRAY to a new generation of theater audiences.
ON YOUR FEET! (December 6-7, 2022, 2 performances)
THE STORY OF EMILIO & GLORIA ESTEFAN: HER VOICE. HIS VISION. THEIR STORY.
ON YOUR FEET! is the inspiring true story about heart, heritage and two people who believed in their talent— and each other—to become an international sensation: Gloria and Emilio Estefan. Now their story is an all-new exhilarating original musical winning the hearts of critics and audiences alike, with the Chicago Tribune declaring “IT’S A HIT!” and The New York Times cheering, “The very air in the room seems to vibrate in this undeniably crowd-pleasing musical!” ON YOUR FEET! features some of the most iconic songs of the past quarter-century, including “Rhythm is Gonna Get You,” “Conga,” “Get On Your Feet,” “Don’t Want To Lose You Now,” “1-2-3” and “Coming Out of the Dark.” Prepare to be on your feet from start to finish!
Jesus Christ Superstar: (January 6-7, 2023, 3 performances)
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR is an iconic musical phenomenon with a world-wide fan base. In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, a mesmerizing new production comes to North America. Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and helmed by the acclaimed director Timothy Sheader (Crazy for You, Into the Woods) and award-winning choreographer Drew McOnie (King Kong, Strictly Ballroom), this production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades. Appealing to both theater audiences and concert music fans, this production pays tribute to the historic 1971 Billboard Album of the Year while creating a modern, theatrical world that is uniquely fresh and inspiring. Featuring award-winning music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR is set against the backdrop of an extraordinary series of events during the final weeks in the life of Jesus Christ as seen through the eyes of Judas. Reflecting the rock roots that defined a generation, the legendary score includes ‘I Don’t Know How to Love Him’, ‘Gethsemane’ and ‘Superstar’.
Dear Evan Hansen: (March 28 – April 2, 2023, 8 performances)
A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed 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 the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it. DEAR EVAN HANSEN, winner of six Tony Awards® including Best Musical, has struck a remarkable chord with audiences and critics everywhere, including The Washington Post who says DEAR EVAN HANSEN is “Theatrical magic. One of the most remarkable shows in musical theatre history.” The New York Times calls it “a breathtaking knockout of a musical.” And NBC Nightly News declares the musical “an anthem resonating on Broadway and beyond.”
Cats: (May 5 –7, 2023, 4 performances)
The record-breaking musical spectacular by Andrew Lloyd Webber that has captivated audiences in over 30 countries and 15 languages, is now on tour across North America! Audiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater—”Memory”. Winner of 7 Tony Awards® including BEST MUSICAL, CATS tells the story of one magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn. The original score by Andrew Lloyd Webber (The Phantom of the Opera, School of Rock, Sunset Boulevard), original scenic and costume design by John Napier (Les Misérables), all-new lighting design by Natasha Katz (Aladdin), all-new sound design by Mick Potter, new choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) based on the original choreography by Gillian Lynne (Phantom) and direction by Trevor Nunn (Les Misérables) makes this production a new CATS for a new generation!
Hamilton: (July 5 –16, 2023, 16 performances)
HAMILTON is the story of America then, told by America now. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, HAMILTON has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary moment in theatre—a musical that has had a profound impact on culture, politics, and education. With book, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler, and musical supervision and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, HAMILTON is based on Ron Chernow’s acclaimed biography. It has won Tony®, Grammy®, and Olivier Awards, the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and an unprecedented special citation from the Kennedy Center Honors.