The 2013-14 season at the Pantages Theatre will feature last year's most decorated Broadway musical, "Once," Andrew Lloyd Webber thrice, and a second helping of "The Book of Mormon."
The Webber trifecta will consist of his production of “
"Once" is an unusually intimate Broadway musical that brought home eight Tony awards by transplanting to the stage a 2006 Irish independent film about a Dublin street guitarist and a Czech immigrant pianist who consummate a musical spark but don't go quite that far with their romantic one.
The Pantages is also bringing back to L.A. the two shows that dominated the
It had its L.A. premiere last year at the Ahmanson Theatre -- as did
The season's holiday attraction, offering another landmark example of big-stage puppetry, is "Disney's The Lion King" (Nov. 20-Jan. 12 2014).
“Ghost the Musical” (June 27-July 13, 2014) is adapted from the hit 1990 Patrick Swayze-
The Pantages will start selling renewals to its current subscribers Friday; new subscriptions will go on sale March 4. "American Idiot" and "War Horse" are not included in the seven-show subscription season, but subscribers get first dibs on tickets to the two stand-alones.
For the record, 11:04 a.m.: an earlier version of this post incorrectly said the Pantages was offering a five-show subscription, rather than seven.
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