2018/19 Broadway Series On Sale Now - Call 859-622-7469 To Order

Monday, July 2, 2018

Today the EKU Center announces its 2018/19 Broadway Series. The five-show series features national touring Broadway productions as well as a perennial holiday favorite.

"The EKU Center's new Broadway Series offers something for everyone," said EKU Center Executive Director Skip Daugherty. "This season 'Adventure Awaits' with five extraordinary musical theater productions, including two Broadway hits written by the amazing duo Rodgers and Hammerstein."

"There's no better place to experience the thrill of Broadway than the EKU Center. Our state-of-the-art 2,000-seat venue boasts outstanding acoustics, unobstructed sight lines, ample parking, and all the amenities of a world-class performing arts center," Daugherty continued.

Broadway Series packages go on sale to the public on Monday, July 9 at 10 AM. Subscribers can save up to 20% off single ticket prices by ordering a 5-show Broadway package for as low as $137. Patrons may also order 4 Broadway shows to receive 15% off, or 3 Broadway shows for 10% off. Packages can be purchased in person at the EKU Center box office or by phone at 859-622-7469.

The 2018/19 EKU Center Broadway Series

A Christmas Carol
December 4, 2018 | 7:30 PM

This celebrated adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is rich with enchanting ensemble music, alive with color and movement, and tells the magical tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and Tiny Tim in a way people of all ages enjoy. Throughout this classic story are beautiful new arrangements and moving renditions of holiday favorites, including “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen,” “Wassail Wassail,” “Good Christian Men Rejoice,” “Away In A Manger,” “Greensleeves,” and many more. Featuring a cast of 24 performers, live musicians, and Broadway-style scenery and costumes, audiences everywhere cherish this sumptuous holiday production.

Legally Blonde: The Musical
February 7, 2019 | 7:30 PM

Fabulously fun and award-winning Legally Blonde: The Musical is the ultimate Broadway tribute to Girl Power! The story follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, sexism, snobbery, and scandal in pursuit of her dreams, and proves that you can be legally blonde and still the smartest person in the room. This contemporary, sassy musical moves at a breakneck pace driven by memorable songs and explosive dances. Legally Blonde: The Musical warms the heart by proving that self-discovery can be way too much fun and hilarious to boot.

Cinderella
March 3, 2019 | 7:30 PM

Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella is the Tony-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that's delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations, and all the moments you love—the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball, and more—plus some surprising new twists! Discover Rodgers + Hammerstein's most beloved songs, including “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible/It's Possible” and “Ten Minutes Ago,” in this hilarious and romantic experience for anyone who's ever had a wish, a dream... or a really great pair of shoes.

Monty Python's Spamalot
April 10, 2019 | 7:30 PM

The Tony-winning Best Musical, Monty Python's Spamalot, brings its search for the Holy Grail to the EKU Center. This outrageous musical comedy is lovingly ripped off from the film classic Monty Python and the Holy Grail. With a book by Eric Idle and music and lyrics by the Grammy-winning team of Mr. Idle and John Du Prez, Spamalot tells the tale of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they embark on their quest for the Holy Grail. Flying cows, killer rabbits, taunting Frenchmen, and show-stopping musical numbers are just a few of the reasons audiences worldwide are eating up Spamalot!

The Sound of Music
May 2, 2019 | 7:30 PM

The hills are alive! A brand new production of The Sound of Music is coming to the EKU Center. The beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony, Grammy, and Academy Award winning Best Score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Edelweiss,” and the title song. The Sound of Music enjoyed extraordinary success as a live television production when “The Sound of Music Live!” aired on NBC in December 2013 and was seen by over 44 million people. 2015 marked the 50th anniversary of the film version, which continues to be the most successful movie musical in history.

Single tickets to all Broadway Series shows will go on sale to the public on Saturday, September 8 at 10 AM. Friends of the Center may purchase single tickets a week earlier starting on Saturday, September 1 at 10 AM. Single tickets will be available at the EKU Center box office, by phone at 859-622-7469, or online at EKUCenter.com.

The EKU Center is located one mile off Exit 87 of I-75, across the Eastern By-Pass from Eastern Kentucky University’s Alumni Coliseum. For a complete schedule of events coming to the EKU Center, with performance times, ticket prices, and additional information, visit EKUCenter.com.