Tuesday, April 24, 2012

La Mirada Theatre announces 2012/2013 season

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & MC COY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT are thrilled to announce their “must-see” 2012- 2013 season of shows! Beginning with the preview engagement of Constantine Maroulis and Deborah Cox starring in the Broadway-bound musical JEKYLL & HYDE to Broadway’s favorite musical, SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS; from the door-slamming hilarity of the Tony Award-winning play, BOEING BOEING, to the raw emotion of the Southern California Regional Premiere of the Tony Award-winning musical, NEXT TO NORMAL; you’ll spend a legendary evening with Hollywood icon SHIRLEY MacLAINE and celebrate the holidays with the WINTER WONDERETTES! Put it all together and you have the Tony Award-winning, Broadway Bound, Most Captivating, Scary, Thrilling and Second Best Next to None season we have ever brought our subscribers and audiences!



The Pre-Broadway Preview Engagement!

“This show is a phenomenon!” – The New York Times


September 7 – September 30, 2012

Conceived for the stage by Frank Wildhorn and Steve Cuden

Book and Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse

Music by Frank Wildhorn

Based on the story “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”

by Robert Louis Stevenson

Directed and Choreographed by Jeff Calhoun

American Idol star and Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis joins with Grammy nominated R&B superstar Deborah Cox to inject new life into the classic tale of good and evil, Jekyll & Hyde.

After a four-year run on Broadway and multiple world-wide tours, this dark and dangerous love story from Tony and Grammy Award nominee Frank Wildhorn returns in a stunning new production that includes all the classic songs (“This is the Moment,” “A New Life,” “Someone Like You”) that first grabbed audiences by the throat and helped transform Jekyll & Hyde into a theatrical phenomenon.

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"A scrumptious confection! This glittering holiday package is a sugar plum delight for audiences of all ages!" –Backstage


The New ‘60s Christmas Musical!

December 7– December 30, 2012 (Press Opening December 8)

Created & Directed by Roger Bean

It’s Christmas and the Wonderettes are back! The ladies are entertaining at the annual Harper’s Hardware Holiday Party. When Santa turns up missing, the girls must use their talent and creative ingenuity, plus some great holiday tunes such as “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town,” “Jingle Bell Rock,” “Run, Rudolph, Run,” “Winter Wonderland” and 20 other seasonal favorites, to save their holiday party. The result is, of course, marvelous! This energetic and entertaining show is guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages.

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Winner, 2008 Tony Award, Best Revival of a Play!

“It’s deliciously, deliriously innocent. Pure pleasure!” – NY Times


January 18 - February 10, 2013 (Press Opening January 19)

Written by Marc Camoletti

Translated by Beverley Cross & Francis Evans

In this Tony Award-winning comedy, a self-styled playboy, Bernard, has French, German, and American fiancées, each beautiful airline hostesses with frequent "layovers.” He keeps "one up, one down and one pending" until unexpected schedule changes bring all three to Paris and Bernard's apartment at the same time.

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"...the show offers non-stop pleasure." – The New York Times


April 12 – May 5, 2013 (Press Opening April 13)

Book by Lawrence Kasha and David Landay

Lyrics by Music by New Songs by

Johnny Mercer Gene De Paul Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn

Based on the MGM Film and "The Sobbin' Women"

by Stephen Vincent Benet

Originally Directed for Broadway by Lawrence Kasha

Originally Produced on Broadway by KASLAN PRODUCTIONS, INC.

“Goin’ courting” has never been as much fun as in this brand new revival of the

rip-roaring stage version of the popular MGM movie, adapted by Lawrence Kasha and David Landay. Millie is a young bride living in the 1850's Oregon wilderness whose plan to civilize and marry off her six rowdy brothers-in-law to ensure the success of her own marriage backfires when the brothers, in their enthusiasm, kidnap six women from a neighboring town to be their brides. Bursting with the rambunctious energy of the original film, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is all boisterous fun and romance that harkens back to the glory days of the movie musical.

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"The future of American Musicals!" -The Washington Post


May 31 – June 23, 2013 (Press Opening June 1)

Music by Tom Kitt

Book and Lyrics by Brian Yorkey

Next To Normal is the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winning, groundbreaking musical "that pushed Broadway in new directions" (Rolling Stone). With a thrilling contemporary score, Next To Normal is an emotional powerhouse of a musical about a family trying to take care of themselves and each other.

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“The woman could sit and read the phone book and she would have fans hanging on her every word.” – Broadway World

Special Bonus Event! Two Performances Only!

An Evening with

Shirley MacLaine

Award-Winning Hollywood Icon!

May 18, 2013 – 2pm & 8pm

Shirley MacLaine is an icon of the stage and screen who has danced her way through adversity with wit and grit. Her indelible performances in The Apartment, Sweet Charity, Postcards from the Edge and Steel Magnolias have won her countless awards and nominations, including a Golden Globe and an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1983’s Terms of Endearment. Join us for a rare intimate evening as she shares stories, photos, wisdom, tantalizing behind-the-scenes gossip and a Q&A from her spectacular 58-year career. This performance is sure to leave you moved, tickled and inspired.

Subscriptions to this extraordinary season are now available by calling the Box Office at 562-944-9801. Single tickets will go on sale June 1, 2012 and will be available by calling the Box Office at 562-944-9801 or 714-994-6310 or online at http://www.lamiradatheatre.com/.

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS is located at 14900 La Mirada Boulevard in La Mirada, near the intersection of Rosecrans Avenue where the 91 and 5 freeways meet. Parking is free.

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