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BID_Jesus Christ Superstar logoJESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
Broadway in Dayton
Aug. 2-7
Schuster Center [Dayton]

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR is an iconic musical phenomenon with a world-wide fan base. In celebration of its 50th anniversary, a new mesmerizing 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 YouInto the Woods) and award winning choreographer Drew McOnie (King KongStrictly Ballroom), this production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades. Appealing to both theatre 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.

  • Tue-Thu, Aug. 2-4 at 7:30pm
  • Fri, Aug. 5 at 8pm
  • Sat, Aug. 6 at 2pm & 8pm
  • Sun, Aug. 7 at 1pm & 6:30pm

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BID_Charlie and the Chocolate Factory promoRoald Dahl’s CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTOR
Broadway in Dayton
May 26-28
Shuster Performing Arts Center [Dayton]

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!  Our policy is children under the age of 6 will not be permitted. 

  • Thu, May 26 at 7:30pm
  • Fri, May 27 at 8pm
  • Sat, May 28 at 2pm & 8pm

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BID_Fiddler on the Roof logoFIDDLER ON THE ROOF
Broadway in Dayton
June 21-26
Shuster Performing Arts Center [Dayton]

The original production won 10 Tony Awards®, including a special Tony® for becoming the longest-running Broadway musical of all time. You’ll be there when the sun rises on this new production, with stunning movement and dance from acclaimed Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter, based on the original staging by Jerome Robbins. A wonderful cast and a lavish orchestra tell this heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family. Our policy is children under the age of 6 will not be permitted. Occasionally a particular production will include content that is generally not suitable for those under the age of 17.

  • Tue-Thu, June 21-23 at 7:30pm
  • Fri, June 24 at 8pm
  • Sat, June 25 at 2pm & 8pm
  • Sun, June 26 at 1pm & 6:30pm

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MEAN GIRLS Runs May 31-June 5

BID_Mean Girls

Danielle Wade as Cady Heron, Megan Masako Haley as Gretchen Wieners, Nadina Hassan as Regina George, Jonalyn Saxer as Karen Smith, Mary Kate Morrissey as Janis Sarkisian & the National Touring Company of MEAN GIRLS. Photo by Jenny Anderson.

Broadway in Dayton
May 31-June 5
Schuster Center [Dayton]

Cady Heron may have grown up on an African savanna, but nothing prepared her for the vicious ways of her strange new home: suburban Illinois. Soon, this naïve newbie falls prey to a trio of lionized frenemies led by the charming but ruthless Regina George. But when Cady devises a plan to end Regina’s reign, she learns the hard way that you can’t cross a Queen Bee without getting stung.

  • Tue-Thu, May 31-June 1-2 at 7:30pm
  • Fri, June 3 at 8pm
  • Sat, June 4 at 2pm & 8pm
  • Sun, June 5 at 1pm & 6:30pm

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2022-2023 Season Announced by Broadway in Dayton

BID_logoDayton Live’s Premier Health Broadway In Dayton brings the hottest touring Broadway shows to the spectacular Schuster Center. Tony Award-winning smash hits, treasured classics, fresh works destined to become new favorites – we bring the best of Broadway right to you.

  • Nov. 1-6, 2022
    PRETTY WOMAN: The Musical
  • Nov. 22-27, 2022
    LEGALLY BLONDE – The Musical
  • Jan. 24-29, 2023
  • March 21-26, 2023
  • May 4-14, 2023
    Disney’s FROZEN
  • June 13-18, 2023
    AIN’T TOO PROUD – The Life and Times of the Temptations

For more information visit www.daytonlive.org/series/broadway/

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