Shea’s Performing Arts Center and Albert Nocciolino are proud to present the 2018-2019 M&T Bank Broadway Series, featuring several Tony Award-winning productions in their first national tour!
AUGUST 8 – 19, 2018
Discover a whole new world at Disney’s ALADDIN, the hit Broadway musical. From the producer of THE LION KING comes the timeless story of ALADDIN, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy, and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.
SEPTEMBER 22 – 29, 2018
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY is the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including “Pure Imagination,” “The Candy Man,” and “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket,” alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of HAIRSPRAY. Get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator, and more at this
OCTOBER 30 – NOVEMBER 4, 2018
Tony Award-winning director Bartlett Sher brings his fresh take on a beloved
masterpiece to life as FIDDLER ON THE ROOF begins a North American tour direct from Broadway. 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. To love! To life!
NOVEMBER 20 – DECEMBER 9, 2018
HAMILTON is the story of America’s Founding Father, Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, HAMILTON is the story of America then, as told by America now.
FEBRUARY 26 – MARCH 3, 2019
Experience the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical MISS SAIGON, from the creators of LES MISÉRABLES. This is the epic story of Kim, a young Vietnamese woman who works in a bar owned by a notorious character called The Engineer. When Kim meets an American G.I. during the Vietnam War, the encounter changes their lives forever. Featuring stunning spectacles, a sensational cast of 42, and a soaring score that includes Broadway hits like “Last Night of the World,” “The Movie in My Mind,” and “The Heat is On in Saigon,” this is a theatrical event you will never forget.
MAY 14 – 19, 2019
Winner of 6 Tony Awards including Best Musical and the 2018 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album, DEAR EVAN HANSEN is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it. The Washington Post calls DEAR EVAN HANSEN one of the most remarkable shows in musical theatre history.
FEBRUARY 5 – 10, 2019
Rediscover CATS—the beloved musical with breathtaking music—including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater, “Memory.” Featuring new sound design, direction and choreography for a new generation — experience CATS for the first time as it begins a new life, or let it thrill you all over again!
MARCH 26-31, 2019
Returning to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production, a re-imagining of Puccini’s La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters—love.
APRIL 30 – MAY 5, 2019
This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now with standing room only productions in London, on Broadway, and across North America, THE BOOK OF MORMON has truly become an international sensation. Contains explicit language.