The Muny announced today that single tickets for The Muny’s 2018 centennial summer season are now available. Tickets can be purchased online at www.muny.org, by phone (314) 534-1111, or in person at The Muny Box Office, open 9am – 5pm, Monday through Friday. The Muny proudly celebrates its 100th season in Forest Park this summer.
The historic season includes 2 Muny premieres. The seven shows are: Jerome Robbins’ Broadway (June 11-17), The Wiz (June 19-25), Singin’ in the Rain (June 27-July 3), Jersey Boys (July 9-16), Annie (July 18-25), Gypsy (July 27-August 2) and Meet Me In St. Louis (August 4-12).
JEROME ROBBINS’ BROADWAY
EIGHT GRAND SHOWS, ONE GRAND STAGE MUNY PREMIERE!
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In its first major staging since leaving Broadway in 1990, Jerome Robbins’ Broadway is an epic musical anthology that honors the career highlights of Tony Award-winning director and choreographer, Jerome Robbins. Filled with mesmerizing production numbers from some of Robbins’ biggest hits, including West Side Story, On the Town, Peter Pan, The King and I and Fiddler on the Roof, this is one monumental Muny premiere befitting a celebratory start to our centennial season.
CAN YOU FEEL A BRAND NEW DAY? FIRST PRODUCTION IN 36 YEARS
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Based on L. Frank Baum’s nostalgic classic, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Wiz sparkles with heart-pounding soul, unforgettable gospel and infectious rock rhythms. A Grammy Award- winner for Best Cast Show Album, winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and ranked as one of the highest-watched live television musicals, this reimagined familiar favorite will have you ready to “Ease on Down the Road” to meet the Wiz for yourself!
SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN
WHAT A GLORIOUS FEELING FIRST PRODUCTION SINCE 2011
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A timeless Muny classic, Singin’ in the Rain has all the makings of a Tinseltown tabloid headline – the starlet, the leading man, a love affair for the ages and the unexpected transition from the silent film era to “talkies.” Known for its unforgettable hit-parade of Hollywood standards, splashy production numbers, hilarious situations and snappy dialogue, this Muny production is sure to be a downpour of pure delight.
THE INTERNATIONAL SENSATION ARRIVES AT THE MUNY MUNY PREMIERE!
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The international sensation arrives at The Muny in style! The Muny is thrilled to be the first theatre in the world to produce Jersey Boys after its acclaimed international production. Jersey Boys is the authentic biographic story of worldwide megahit group, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Featuring over 30 chart-topping hits, including “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Walk Like a Man” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” this Muny premiere is almost too good to be true, and will leave audiences saying, “Oh, What a Night!”
A BELOVED MUNY FAMILY FAVORITE RETURNS FIRST PRODUCTION SINCE 2009
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Leapin’ lizards, everyone’s favorite plucky, irresistible orphan is back! Based on the popular 1920s Harold Gray comic strip Little Orphan Annie, Annie is one of the most acclaimed musicals of all time. This seven-time Tony Award-winning family favorite features unforgettable hits like “It’s the Hard Knock Life,” “Easy Street” and the iconic Broadway standard “Tomorrow.” You can bet your bottom dollar this is one beloved, multigenerational Muny favorite guaranteed to entertain the entire family.
EVERYTHING’S COMING UP ROSES FIRST PRODUCTION IN 12 YEARS
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Revered by many as the greatest musical ever written, Gypsy is the timeless tale of an ambitious stage mother, Mama Rose, fighting for her daughters’ success…while secretly yearning for her own. With a book by Academy Award-winner Arthur Laurents and lyrics by Tony Award-winner Stephen Sondheim, Gypsy features countless showstoppers, including “Let Me Entertain You,” “Together, Wherever We Go” and “Everything’s Coming Up Roses.” Starring Muny favorite and Tony Award-winner Beth Leavel, this is one Muny production guaranteed to shine.
MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS
NEXT STOP, THE 1904 WORLD’S FAIR FIRST PRODUCTION SINCE 2009
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Clang, clang, clang, we are off to The Muny! Based on the heartwarming 1944 MGM film, Meet
Me In St. Louis paints a wholesome portrait of a turn of the century American family. Set in the summer of 1903, the Smiths eagerly await the grand opening of the 1904 World’s Fair. Over the span of a year, the family’s love, tempered with good-natured humor, guides them through romance, opportunity and unexpected heartbreaks. With hits such as “The Trolley Song,” “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” and the title number, this is the perfect finale to our 100th season, and will evoke nothing but love and pride…right here in St. Louis.
Season tickets and Muny gift cards for the 100th season are now available online and at The Muny Box Office. For more information, please visit muny.org or call (314) 361-1900.