Broadway in Detroit Announces is 2018-19 Subscription Season Line-up

Your Wishes Have Been Granted!
Disney’s Aladdin
Broadway In Detroit’s
Subscription Season
subscription sales begin April 27

 The wait
is over! Broadway In Detroit announces the 2018-19 Broadway In Detroit
Subscription Season
headlined by Hamilton. Disney’s Aladdin
along with five other smash hit shows make their Detroit debut!   
2018-19 Broadway In Detroit Subscription Season features seven shows and opens
with Something
hilarious new comedy smash, at the Fisher Theatre, September – October 2018,
followed by: Disney’s Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical, at the
Detroit Opera House, December 2018 – January 2019; The Play That Goes
Broadway and London’s award-winning smash comedy, at the Fisher
Theatre, February 2019; The Lightning Thief:  The Percy Jackson
an action-packed theatrical adventure, at the
Fisher Theatre, March 2019; Hamilton, at the Fisher Theatre,
March – April 2019;  Waitress, an uplifting comedy with
music by Sara Bareilles, at the Fisher Theatre, May 2019; and, Anastasia,
the romantic and adventure-filled new musical inspired by the popular
films, at the Fisher Theatre, June 2019. Please note
that all show dates may be subject to change.
The 2018-19 Broadway In Detroit
Subscription Season is now available for renewal by current Broadway In Detroit subscribers by visiting
or by calling the Fisher Theatre at (313) 872-1000, ext. 0. New subscription
sales will begin April 27
theatregoers have been anxiously awaiting the arrival of Hamilton at the
Fisher Theatre and we are thrilled to include it on a super-stellar 2018-19
Broadway In Detroit Subscription Season!” said Broadway In Detroit Executive
Director Alan Lichtenstein. “And Disney’s Aladdin will be the perfect musical
to take the family to see at the Detroit Opera House over the holiday season.”
In Detroit 2018-19 Subscription Shows
Welcome to the ‘90s — the 1590s — long
before the dawn of premium tickets, star casting and reminders to turn off your
cell phones. Brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom are desperate to write a hit play
but are stuck in the shadow of that Renaissance rock star known as “The Bard.”
When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing,
dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the
world’s very first MUSICAL! But amidst the scandalous excitement of Opening
Night, the Bottom Brothers realize that reaching the top means being true to
thine own self… and all that jazz. With its heart on its ruffled sleeve and
sequins in its soul, Something Rotten! is an uproarious dose
of pure Broadway fun and an irresistible ode to musicals — those dazzling
creations that entertain us, inspire us, and remind us that everything’s better
with an exclamation point! From the director of Aladdin and the
co-director of The Book of Mormon, Something Rotten! is
“Broadway’s big, fat hit!” (NY Post). 
Discover a whole new world at Disney’s
, the hit Broadway musical. From the producer of The Lion
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. See why audiences and critics agree, Aladdin is
“Exactly what you wish for!” (NBC-TV)
What would happen if Sherlock
Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You’d get The
Play That Goes Wrong
, Broadway and London’s award-wining smash
comedy!  Called “A gut-busting hit” (The New York Times) and “The
funniest play Broadway has ever seen” (HuffPost), this classic murder
mystery is chock-full of mishaps and madcap mania delivering “A riotous
explosion of comedy” (Daily Beast).  Welcome to opening night of The
Murder at Haversham Manor
where things are quickly going from bad to
utterly disastrous. With an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can’t play
dead, and actors who trip over everything (Including their lines) it’s “Tons of
fun for all ages” (HuffPost) and “Comic gold” (Variety) – sure to
bring down the house.  
This “winning adaptation” (The
Hollywood Reporter
) of the best-selling Disney-Hyperion novel by Rick
Riordan, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is
“electrifying!” (Newsday). The Greek gods are real, and
they’re ruining Percy Jackson’s life. As a son of Poseidon, Percy has newly
discovered powers he can’t control, monsters on his trail, and is on an epic
quest to find Zeus’s lightning bolt to prevent a war between the gods. Nominated
for 3 Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical, The Lightning Thief
is “mesmerizing” and proves “lightning can strike twice!” (TheaterMania).
will play its premiere
Detroit engagement and anchor the 2018-19 Broadway In
Detroit Subscription Season.  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.  With book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel
, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy
and musical supervision and orchestrations by Alex
, Hamilton is based on Ron Chernow’s biography of
Founding Father Alexander Hamilton.
Brought to life by a
groundbreaking all-female creative team, Waitress is an
irresistible new hit featuring original music and lyrics by six-time Grammy®
nominee Sara Bareilles (“Brave,” “Love Song”), a book by
acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam), choreography by Lorin
Latarro (Les Dangereuse Liasons, Waiting for Godot) and direction
by Tony Award® winner Diane Paulus (Hair, Pippin, Finding Neverland).
“It’s an empowering musical of the highest order!” raves the Chicago Tribune.
Inspired by Adrienne Shelly’s beloved film, Waitress tells the story of
Jenna. A waitress and an expert pie maker, Jenna dreams of a way out of her
small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest in a nearby county and the
town’s new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start, while her fellow
waitresses offer their own recipes for happiness. But Jenna must summon the strength
and courage to rebuild her life. “Waitress is a little slice of heaven!”
says Entertainment Weekly and “a monumental contribution to Broadway!”
according to Marie Claire. Don’t miss this uplifting musical celebrating
friendship, motherhood, and the magic of a well-made pie.
Inspired by the beloved films,
the romantic and adventure-filled new musical Anastasia is on a
journey to Detroit at last!  From the Tony® Award-winning creators of the
Broadway classic Ragtime, this dazzling show transports us from the
twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a
young brave woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a
ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a
dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic
adventure to help her find home, love, and family. Anastasia features a
book by celebrated playwright Terrence McNally, a lush new score by Stephen
Flaherty (music) and Lynn Ahrens (lyrics) with direction by Tony® Award winner
Darko Tresnjak.
Subscription Tickets
Broadway In Detroit Subscription Season tickets are priced starting at $410 for
all seven shows.  Current Broadway In Detroit subscribers can renew
their subscription for the 2018-19 series by visiting or by calling the Fisher Theatre at (313) 872-1000,
ext. 0. New subscription sales will begin April 27.
Benefits for
Broadway In Detroit season subscribers
always get the best seats in the house, the same seats for each show, priority
access to buy additional tickets for most season shows and extra attractions,
and full exchange privileges at no charge.  Another added benefit for
subscribers is the ability to post tickets for sale or forward to friends or
clients up to two hours before show time via My Broadway In Detroit Ticket
Exchange Program.  Subscribers also enjoy the ability to have tickets
reprinted at the box office for no charge. Subscription prices include parking
costs in the Fisher Theatre surface parking lot and deck.
reservation requests for all season shows except Hamilton are being
accepted now for groups of 12+ to 20+ (minimum varies depending on show) by
emailing and using the
name of the show as your subject line, or by phone (313) 871-1132, Monday –
Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
tickets for all shows will go on sale at a later date.
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Amber Louchart

Amber is the proud Homeschooling mother to four beautiful children, Damian (23), Rosaleigh (9), Carlyn (6), Naomi (3) and a wife to her loving husband, Chancellor. Her family also includes three cats. She loves being a stay-at-home mom and feels blessed to be able to care for her children full-time and provide them with so many opportunities through Metro Detroit Mommy.

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