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by BWW News Desk
Theater of the Stars announced its 2013-2014 season today that includes Theater of the Stars' production of Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, BUDDY: The Buddy Holly Story, the family favorite musical CATS, the classic Broadway musical ANYTHING GOES and DREAMGIRLS starring Jennifer Holliday. The return of the popular STOMP as a season special, will round out the exciting season.
"I am pleased to announce another spectacular season of musical theatre that combines classic, well-loved Broadway musicals with the Southeastern premiere of Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID," said Christopher B. Manos, Producer of Theater of the Stars. "This season offers shows that families and patrons of all ages will enjoy. Theater of the Stars looks forward to providing Atlanta with another fun summer of live entertainment!"
Theater of the Stars is also pleased to announce a partnership with Georgia Aquarium, the world's largest with more than 10 million gallons of water and the largest collection of aquatic animals. "We couldn't have asked for a better partner this season than Georgia Aquarium," said Manos. "There are so many synergies with our family friendly shows and especially Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID. We look forward to entertaining more Atlanta families through this partnership."
Theater of the Stars Season Ticket Subscribers receive special advantages and benefits including personalized customer service, access to good seats, great package pricing, ticket exchange privileges, advance notice about specials and season highlights. Make plans now to join us at the Fabulous Fox Theatre and spend some quality time at an affordable price with your family and friends. Tickets are on sale now by calling Theater of the Stars at 404-252-8960 or visiting www.TheateroftheStars.com.
2013 - 2014 Theater of the Stars Season Shows:
BUDDY: The Buddy Holly Story
July 9-14, 2013
BUDDY is a musical celebration of the legendary singer/songwriter Buddy Holly. This International sensation is the original juke box musical and includes all of Buddy's hits including. "That'll be the Day", "Peggy Sue", "Rave On" and "Oh Boy". We are pleased to announce that TOTS is mounting this 25th Anniversary Tour.
July 23-28, 2013
Five continents, 26 countries, over eight and a half million audience members and almost 30 years later, CATS is still America's most loved family musical. It is, once again, time to celebrate with the whole family the magic, the mystery, the wonder of CATS. Create a special 'memory' one more time. Lots of local Atlanta kids will appear as "Kittens".
DREAMGIRLS Starring Jennifer Holliday
August 2 - 11, 2013
Winner of six Tony awards and two Oscars, DREAMGIRLS starring Jennifer Holliday follows the story of an all-girl singing trio from Chicago in their quest for success. Based on the show biz stories of the 1960's R&B acts like The Supremes and JAmes Brown, DREAMGIRLS portrays the heartbreak and challenges of breaking new ground, both musically and socially, and how family and friendships triumph and last through all the trials.
August 20 - 25, 2013
ALL ABOARD for this saucy and splendid production of Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES. Peppering this Cole Porter first-class comedy are some of musical theater's most memorable standards including "I Get a Kick out of You", "You're the Top", and of course, "Anything Goes".
Theater of the Stars' Production of Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID
January 10-20, 2014
In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Based on one of Hans Christian Anderson's most beloved stories, with music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, it's a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. Come fall in love with the magic for the first time-or all over again!
September 23-29, 2013
STOMP is a joyful, witty and wordless show that has been seen all over the world. An eight member cast with energy to burn creates beautiful music and sly humor with found objects: Zippo lighters, push brooms, wooden poles, hammer handles, garbage cans, inner tubes, matchboxes - and yes, even the kitchen sink. It is a journey through sound, a celebration of the everyday and a comic interplay of characters wordlessly communicating through dance and drum.
*This show will not be part of the Season Package. It will go on sale at a later date. Subscribers will be given first opportunity to purchase tickets to the show once they have gone on sale!
Season tickets are on sale now by calling Theater of the Stars at 404-252-8960 or visiting www.TheateroftheStars.com. For groups of 10 of more, call 404-881-2000.
Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, Georgia, is the world's largest with more than 10 million gallons of water and the largest collection of aquatic animals. The mission of Georgia Aquarium is to be an entertaining, educational and scientific institution featuring exhibits and programs of the highest standards; offering engaging and exciting guest experiences promoting the conservation of aquatic biodiversity throughout the world. Georgia Aquarium is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums. For additional information, visit www.georgiaaquarium.org.
Celebrating over 60 years of bringing family entertainment to Atlanta, Theater of the Stars is one of the oldest and most respected regional theaters in America. Since the organization's founding in 1953, they have produced or presented over 700 productions in Atlanta, across the country, and around the world. Theater of the Stars is a not-for-profit organization run by a Board of dedicated volunteer Trustees. They have played a leading role in the birth or development of several of Atlanta's artistic institutions including the ALLIANCE THEATRE, the Atlanta Ballet, the Atlanta Children's Theatre, the Grand Opera in the Park, the Winter Play Series, and the Just Us Theatre Company. They annually employ hundreds of Atlanta artists and other professionals for their local productions. Theater of the Star's mission today is the same as it was 60 seasons ago - to produce and present the best of Broadway musicals.