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March 28, 2013

Bringing Broadway Home

Boston hosts 10 shows in upcoming season

Broadway In Boston has announced the lineup of 10 shows for the 2013-14 season on stages at the Boston Opera House, the Citi Performing Arts Center Emerson Colonial Theatre, the Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre and the Charles Playhouse.

“We remain committed to ensuring that Boston continues to be the pre-eminent destination for all Broadway productions,” said Rich Jaffe, president of Broadway In Boston.

Broadway In Boston is the city’s leading theatrical presenter and producer of Broadway since 1984. For the past 29 years, more than 6 million theatergoers have experienced over 250 Broadway In Boston productions in many of the city’s historic theater.

“The variety of our season reinforces our commitment to developing a deeper sense of community and expanding the diversity of our programming and audiences.”

Broadway In Boston is part of the Broadway Across America network. To learn more about the organization and the upcoming season, visit www.BroadwayInBoston.com.

Here’s an overview of what theater lovers can expect, and a heads up to save the dates.

‘TUCK EVERLASTING’

July 28 to Aug. 18

Citi Performing Arts Center Emerson Colonial Theatre

If you could live forever, would you? That’s the eternal question of “Tuck Everlasting.”

In a small New England town, a young girl dreaming of adventure stumbles upon a family with a fabulous secret. Their chance encounter sends them on an unforgettable journey that will test everything they believe about love, life and what it means to truly feel alive.

Based on the beloved best-selling, award-winning novel by Natalie Babbitt. Visit www.TuckEverlastingMusical.com.

‘MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET’

Oct. 8 to 20

Citi Performing Arts Center Emerson Colonial Theatre

“Million Dollar Quartet” is the Tony Award–winning Broadway musical, inspired by the electrifying true story of the famed recording session that brought together rock ’n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time.

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