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Broadway Center announces its 2012-13 season

Post by Craig Sailor / The News Tribune on June 12, 2012 at 11:48 am |
June 12, 2012 1:09 pm

David Sedaris, TEDx, Wayne Brady, Roberta Flack, August Wilson plays, Alfred Hitchcock films and “Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding” – they are just some of the 40 events in the just announced 2012-13 season at Broadway Center. Theater, dance, comedy, music and films are all represented.

Member tickets and multi-show packages are on sale now. Single tickets go on sale July 16.

The new season begins July 19 with a staged reading of Lanford Wilson’s “Fifth of July” followed on July 29 with Rock ‘N’ Blues Fest, a medley of legendary rockers including the Edgar Winter Band, Johnny Winter Band and Rick Derringer.

The new season also sees the return of last year’s Fall Free for All – an all ages-all free event weekend.

Here’s the season:

JULY 19 & 20: A Staged Reading: Lanford Wilson’s “Fifth of July” (Tickets: $14)

JULY 27: CATHEDRALS Tacoma: David Bazan, Kevin Sur, Pretty Broken Things, and Passenger String Quartet (Tickets: $16)

JULY 29: Rock ‘N’ Blues Fest: Edgar Winter Band, Johnny Winter Band, Savoy Brown’s Kim Simmonds and Rick Derringer (Tickets: $59, $79, $89, $115)

SEPT. 22 & 23: Fall Free for All

SEPT. 22: Retail Therapy (Tickets: $75)

SEPT. 30: FILM FOCUS: Alfred Hitchcock’s “North by Northwest” (Tickets $42 – includes three films in series)

OCT. 11: Wayne Brady (Tickets: $38, $58, $82)

OCT. 13: Fireworks Ensemble (Tickets: $29, $39, $49)

OCT. 25: Dala (Tickets: $36)

OCT. 26 & 27: “A Chorus Line” (Tickets: $49, $59, $69, $84)

OCT. 28: The Capitol Steps (Tickets: $35, $55, $68)

OCT. 28: FILM FOCUS: Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho” (Tickets $42 – includes three films in series)

NOV. 2: Oregon Shakespeare Festival (Tickets:$42)

NOV. 9: Video Games Live (Tickets: $39, $49, $69, $94)

NOV. 11: Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán (Tickets: $39, $59, $69, $125)

NOV. 16: CATHEDRALS Tacoma (Tickets: $48 – includes two CATHEDRALS and one BARE concert)

NOV. 24: “The Sound of Music Sing Along” AND 67th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting (Film: $24, Tree Lighting: Free)

NOV. 30: Christine Lavin & Uncle Bonsai: Just One Angel (Tickets: $42)

DEC. 1: Rose Ensemble: And Glory Shone All Around: An Early American Christmas (Tickets: $39, $49, $59)

DEC. 7: BARE Tacoma – Holiday (Tickets: $48 – includes two CATHEDRALS and one BARE concert)

DEC. 13: Seattle Men’s Chorus: BABY ITS COLD OUTSIDE (Tickets: $42 and $58)

JAN. 11: Neil Berg’s 100 Years of Broadway Song & Dance (Tickets: $29, $49, $64)

JAN. 11-26: “A Pale and Lovely Place” (Tickets: $24)

JAN. 13: August Wilson’s “Pittsburgh Cycle: King Hedley II” (Tickets: $28 – includes two August Wilson shows)

JAN. 19: FILM FOCUS: Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds” (Tickets $42 – includes three films in series)

JAN. 25: Zoe Keating & Portland Cello Project (Tickets: $29 and $39)

FEB. 1-2: Circus OZ: From the Ground Up (Tickets: $39, $59, $79, $129)

FEB. 8: Ed Asner as FDR (Tickets: $29, $42, $52, $74)

FEB. 14: Sweet & Spicy: A Valentine’s Day Burlesque (Tickets: $50)

FEB. 15: Roberta Flack (Tickets: $49, $79, $89, $109)

FEB. 17: FILM FOCUS: Judy Garland – “Meet Me in St. Louis” (Tickets $44 – includes three films in series)

MARCH 3: FILM FOCUS: Judy Garland – “The Wizard of Oz” (Tickets $44 – includes three films in series)

MARCH 17: August Wilson’s “Pittsburgh Cycle: Radio Golf” (Tickets: $28 – includes two August Wilson shows)

MARCH 22: Tacoma Work+Life Magazine (Tickets: $29, $39, $59)

MARCH 30: Mark O’Connor String Quartet (Tickets: $24, $34, $44, $59)

APRIL 5: Whim W’Him (Tickets: $29, $42, $58)

APRIL 7: FILM FOCUS: Judy Garland – “A Star is Born” (Tickets $44 – includes three films in series)

APRIL 26: Simon Shaheen (Tickets: $29 and $49)

APRIL 27: An Evening with David Sedaris (Tickets: $34, $54, $64, $79)

APRIL 27: Christopher O’Riley and Matt Haimovitz: “SHUFFLE.PLAY.LISTEN.” (Tickets: $32, $42, $54)

MAY 3: TEDx Tacoma (Tickets: $79)

MAY 5: Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom (Tickets: $24 and $34)

MAY 30 – JUNE 8: “Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding” (Tickets: $66 and $84)

Find tickets at www.broadwaycenter.org, 253-591-5894, or 901 Broadway in Tacoma.

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