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SevenVenues: Broadway in Norfolk Announces the 2022-2023 Season!


SevenVenues: Broadway in Norfolk

Words and Images Courtesy of SevenVenues


FEATURING THE PREMIERE OF

DEAR EVAN HANSEN

AND THE RETURN OF

HAMILTON

Subscriptions On Sale Now!

Norfolk, VA – Nederlander National Markets and SevenVenues are delighted to announce the lineup for the 2022-2023 Broadway in Norfolk season, including a return to week-long performance schedules. The five-show season kicks off in November with Norfolk’s premiere of Grammy and six-time Tony Award winning musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN. A deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it, DEAR EVAN HANSEN has struck a chord with audiences and critics everywhere. The season continues in the new year with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking musical spectacular CATS. COME FROM AWAY, a production that takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them, makes its Norfolk debut in February. The return engagement of Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning HAMILTON - a musical that has had a profound impact on culture, politics, and education - follows with a two-week run of sixteen performances in March. The season closes with a new and mesmerizing production of the iconic musical phenomenon JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. Celebrating its 50th anniversary, 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.

Broadway in Norfolk 2022-2023 season subscribers will also have the opportunity to add WICKED tickets to their package this year. WICKED is scheduled to play sixteen performances from September 14-25, 2022.

Subscriptions are on sale now at BroadwayinNorfolk.com .Current subscribers can renew their seats and new subscribers can purchase season tickets at this time. Individual show tickets will be announced as each performance approaches. Group sales opportunities for parties of ten or more are available for all shows.

Broadway In Norfolk 2022-2023 Season Performance Dates

Dear Evan Hansen: November 8 - 13, 2022 ~ 8 performances

Cats: February 7 - 12, 2023 ~ 8 performances

Come From Away: February 28 - March 5, 2023 ~ 8 performances

Hamilton: March 28 - April 9, 2023 ~ 16 performances

Jesus Christ Superstar: May 30 - June 4, 2023 ~ 8 performances

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Wicked (ADD-ON OPTION): September 14 - 25, 2022 ~ 16 performances

The best way to guarantee seats to the hottest shows each year, including the debut of DEAR EVAN HANSEN and the return engagement of HAMILTON, is to subscribe to the 2022-2023 Broadway in Norfolk season. Subscribers have the option to renew their seats every year and the first opportunity to upgrade seats. They also receive additional special ticket offers and the chance to purchase tickets to add-on shows before non-subscribers.

Subscribe today and see all five shows for as low as $263. To learn about additional package information, including WICKED ticket add-on options, visit BroadwayinNorfolk.com. Patrons can also contact the Broadway in Norfolk Season Ticket Office at or by phone at 877-703-8144, Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST.

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About Nederlander National Markets LLC (Presenter)

The name “Nederlander” has been synonymous with great entertainment since 1912. A show business dynasty began when David T. Nederlander, a smart young businessman living in Detroit Michigan, purchased a 99-year lease on the Detroit Opera House. In 1964, his son James M. Nederlander came to New York City and purchased the Palace Theatre on Broadway. His hard work, pioneering spirit and vision enabled him to build one of the largest privately held live entertainment companies in the world, including theaters in 32 cities across the United States and theaters in London.


Nederlander National Markets LLC continues the tradition of operating historic theatres, producing and presenting the best in theatrical and concert events, and innovating new ways to engage future generations of theatergoers.

About SevenVenues

The City of Norfolk’s SevenVenues serves to link Norfolk’s residents, visitors and tourists to Norfolk’s rich cultural arts and entertainment community. Besides providing entertainment services, the City of Norfolk’s Department of Cultural Facilities, Arts and Entertainment is also responsible for the maintenance, repair, management and operation of the City’s seven public assembly facilities which include: Scope Arena, Chrysler Hall, the Attucks Theatre, the Wells Theatre, Harrison Opera House, Harbor Park, and Open Air Events. To learn more, visit SevenVenues.com.

BROADWAY IN NORFOLK 2022-23 SEASON SHOW DESCRIPTIONS

DEAR EVAN HANSEN: NOVEMBER 8 - 13, 2022

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 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.”

DEAR EVAN HANSEN features a book by Tony Award winner Steven Levenson, a score by Grammy®, Tony® and Academy Award® winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (La La Land, The Greatest Showman), and direction by four-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (Rent, Next to Normal).

Winner of six Tony® Awards including Best Musical and a Grammy® Award for Best Musical Theater Album.

CATS: FEBRUARY 7 - 12, 2023

CATS, 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. Don’t miss a new CATS for a new generation!

COME FROM AWAY: FEBRUARY 28 - MARCH 5, 2023

Broadway’s COME FROM AWAY is a Best Musical winner all across North America!

This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.

Don’t miss this breathtaking musical written by Tony® nominees Irene Sankoff and David Hein, and helmed by Tony-winning Best Director, Christopher Ashley. Newsweek cheers, “It takes you to a place you never want to leave!”

On 9/11, the world stopped.

On 9/12, their stories moved us all.

HAMILTON: MARCH 28 - APRIL 9, 2023

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.

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR: MAY 30 - JUNE 4, 2023

Celebrating its 50th Anniversary, a new mesmerizing production of the iconic musical phenomenon returns to the stage. 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 cutting-edge 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.

With lyrics and music by Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winners Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, 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."

2022-23 BROADWAY IN NORFOLK SEASON ADD-ON OPTION

WICKED: SEPTEMBER 14 – 25, 2022

WICKED, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked.”

From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, WICKED—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.”


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