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March 28, 2013

Bringing Broadway Home

Boston hosts 10 shows in upcoming season

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On Dec. 4, 1956, these four young musicians gathered at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever. “Million Dollar Quartet” brings that legendary night to life, an irresistible tale of broken promises, secrets, betrayal and celebrations featuring a score of rock hits including “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Fever,” “That’s All Right,” “Sixteen Tons,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “Walk the Line,” “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” “Who Do You Love?,” “Matchbox,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Hound Dog” and more.

Visit www.MillionDollarQuartetLive.com.

‘WE WILL ROCK YOU’

Nov. 5 to 10

Boston Opera House

From London’s West End, the worldwide hit musical by Queen and Ben Elton comes to Boston for a limited engagement. “We Will Rock You” features the greatest hits of the legendary British rock group, Queen.

Now in its 11th year in London, this multi-award-winning phenomenon boasts a score of killer Queen tunes such as “Another One Bites The Dust,” “Crazy Little Thing Called Love,” “We Are The Champions,” “Bohemian Rhapsody” and, of course, “We Will Rock You.” Visit www.BroadwayInBoston.com.

‘A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL’

Nov. 20 to Dec. 8

Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre

Ralphie Parker wants only one thing for Christmas: An Official Red Ryder Carbine-Action 200-shot Range Model Air Rifle. “A Christmas Story, The Musical” tells the tale of Ralphie’s desperate quest to ensure that this most perfect of gifts ends up under his Christmas tree.

Directed by Tony Award-winner John Rando and choreographed by Warren Carlyle, this new musical based on the classic 1983 movie, which itself was based on stories by legendary radio humorist Jean Shepherd.” Visit www.AChristmasStorytheMusical.com.

‘I LOVE LUCY LIVE ON STAGE’

Dec. 3 to 22

Citi Performing Arts Center Emerson Colonial Theatre

“I Love Lucy — Live On Stage” is the brand-new hit stage show adapted from one of the most beloved programs in television history.

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