Broadway in Atlanta Unveils Full 2014-2015 Performance Schedule

Just because Atlanta happens to be the heart of the upscale South doesn't mean that there aren't some luxuries that we envy from our northern counterparts, namely the musical theatre haven known as Broadway. However, if you are thoroughly engrossed in the local theatre scene you would know that Atlanta has a very worthy form of New York City's Broadway in the form of Broadway in Atlanta, which has been entertaining residents for years. The Broadway in Atlanta performance line-up for the 2014-2015 season has just been announced and the productions gracing the Atlanta stage this year are definitely not to be missed. Find out what's coming and where you can purchase your tickets below! Atlanta audiences will be able to enjoy the best of Broadway, as Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta continues its tradition of bringing the most acclaimed touring productions to Midtown's historic Fox Theatre. The 2014-2015 series will feature Atlanta premieres of Disney's Newsies , Disney's The Little Mermaid , Pippin , Motown The Musical , Dirty Dancing as well the spectacular new production of The Phantom Of The Opera. Blue Man Group will once again play the Fox Theatre; plus, Broadway's biggest blockbuster Wicked and crowd pleaser Mamma Mia! will also be returning as options to the regular series subscription.

This expanded lineup will take theater goers on a journey through some of the most notable Broadway experiences, new and old. "This is truly one of our most dynamic programming offerings," said Russ Belin, Vice President of Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta. "It's always been our goal to bring entertaining and relevant shows to our patrons, and the upcoming year will be no exception. This lineup is full of classic crowd-pleasers and anticipated award-winning debuts. Atlanta audiences are in for a treat!" Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID July 8 - 13, 2014 In a magical kingdom fathoms below, we meet Ariel, the little mermaid who is tired of flipping her fins and longs to be part of the fascinating world on dry land. Joining her are Sebastian, Ariel's crabby sidekick; Ursula, the evil sea witch; Triton, King of the Sea and the handsome and human Prince Eric. Based on the Disney animated film and hit Broadway musical, THE LITTLE MERMAID is making its Atlanta debut at The Fox Theatre. So dive on in! Life is the bubbles, under the sea! MAMMA MIA !* September 23 - 28, 2014 *Season Option A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget! Over 54 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make MAMMA MIA ! the ultimate feel-good show! Writer Catherine Johnson's sunny, funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise.

On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, and every night everyone's having the time of their lives! With more productions playing internationally than any other musical, MAMMA MIA ! is the World's No.1 Show! THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA October 22 - November 2, 2014 Following an acclaimed sold-out tour of the United Kingdom, Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's phenomenal musical success, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA , will come to Atlanta as part of a brand new North American Tour. Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is "bigger and better than ever before." This PHANTOM features a brilliant new scenic design by Paul Brown, Tony Award-winning original costume design by Maria Bjornson, lighting design by Tony Award winner Paule Constable, new choreography by Scott Ambler, and a new staging by director Laurence Connor.