Skylight Tunes Theatre’s up coming year will provide a Disney flavor to the holidays, and the story of a French saint to the Broadway Theatre Centre.
The 2022-’23 period, announced by creative director Michael Unger and colleagues in the course of a Skylight occasion Monday night, consists of “A Jolly Holiday getaway: Celebrating Disney’s Broadway Hits,” a new loved ones-pleasant revue with 30 tunes from Disney musicals and “The Music of Bernadette,” a new musical from composer Frank Wildhorn about Bernadette Soubirous, the woman from Lourdes whose Marian visions surprised the globe.
Listed here is a record of Skylight’s 2022-’23 productions, in chronological buy:
- “Mamma Mia!,” Sept. 23-Oct. 16. The musical loaded with ABBA music, about a youthful woman on the verge of relationship hoping to figure out who her start father is. Could this working day be her Waterloo?
- “A Jolly Holiday break: Celebrating Disney’s Broadway Hits,” Nov. 18-Dec. 31. “Allow It Go,” “Circle of Daily life,” “Be Our Guest” and “Bare Necessities” are among the tunes in this revue. “The clearly show is a great two-hour bauble for its main Disney lover and household viewers. You get all the hits performed in easy, entertaining, loving techniques that are embraceable, energetic, and effervescent,” New Jersey Phase wrote in its review of the Paper Mill Playhouse creation. A youth ensemble will complement the Skylight’s professional cast. Unger will immediate.
- “Evita,” Feb. 3-19, 2023. Rána Roman and Andrew Varela, who performed with each other in Skylight’s “Kiss Me, Kate,” return to perform the Peróns in the Webber-Rice musical. Though Skylight had planned a concert edition of this show for a pandemic-scuttled time, the 2023 version will be a totally staged manufacturing.
- “Noises Off,” March 17-April 2, 2023. Skylight performs Michael Frayn’s farce about a farce falling aside, on phase and backstage, with a twist: reside audio by an ensemble participating in and singing audio composed by lounge revivalists Combustible Edison. Unger will direct.
- “The Song of Bernadette,” May well 19-June 11, 2023. The initial absolutely staged production of a new musical that attracts on the exact same source content as the famed 1943 motion picture: Franz Werfel’s novel “The Tune of Bernadette.” Skylight phone calls this a “world premiere developmental manufacturing” of a show bound for Broadway.
In addition to people five membership demonstrates, Skylight will current staged concert readings of new musical is effective by BIPOC composers and writers, dates to be introduced later.
Below the Skylight Offers! banner, these a single-evening tribute live shows are scheduled: “Sweet Baby James,” Oct. 22 “An Night With Prince and Michael Jackson,” Jan. 20, 2023 and “Dancing Queen — An ABBA Salute,” Feb. 24, 2023.
All performances acquire area in the Broadway Theatre Centre, 158 N. Broadway. For membership facts, get in touch with 414-291-7800 or visit skylightmusictheatre.org.