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Hollywood Bowl's 2017 lineup: 'Harry Potter,' Misty Copeland, 'Mamma Mia!' and more

Hollywood Bowl's 2017 lineup: 'Harry Potter,' Misty Copeland, 'Mamma Mia!' and more

When the Hollywood Bowl announces its 2017 summer season on Tuesday, the lineup will swing from the ABBA musical “Mamma Mia!” to a Gustavo Dudamel-conducted Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, to Solange and Blondie concerts, to two “Harry Potter” movies with John Williams’ scores performed live to picture. Plus, “The Muppets Take the Bowl.”

“It’s such a big place, and it’s such a wonderful place, and it’s such an L.A. place, a county park that’s really meant for everybody, and we program with that in mind,” said Gail Samuel, executive director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Assn. The orchestra oversees programming and jointly manages the county-owned...

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