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Broadway GR announces 2020-21 season show lineup

Broadway GR
Posted at 11:00 AM, Feb 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-25 11:00:41-05

Fresh off the amazing success of Hamilton and with a couple of great shows left this season, Broadway Grand Rapids is keeping the excitement going with the announcement of the 2020-2021 season.

Here's the lineup of brand new musicals and Tony Award winners coming to the DeVos Performance Hall stage.

COME FROM AWAY
October 13-18, 2020

"COME FROM AWAY takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that put their lives on hold and opened their homes to this world of strangers. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships."

HAIRSPRAY
November 17-22, 2020

"You Can’t Stop the Beat! HAIRSPRAY, Broadway’s Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon that inspired the blockbuster film and live television event, is back on tour! Join 16-year-old Tracy Turnblad in 1960’s Baltimore as she sets out to dance her way onto TV’s most popular show. Can a girl with big dreams (and even bigger hair) change the world? "

MEAN GIRLS
February 9-14, 2021

"Cady Heron may have grown up on an African savanna, but nothing prepared her for the vicious ways of her strange new home—suburban Illinois. Soon, this naïve newbie falls prey to a trio of lionized frenemies led by the charming but ruthless Regina George. But when Cady devises a plan to end Regina’s reign, she learns the hard way that you can’t cross a Queen Bee without getting stung."

WICKED
March 31- April 18, 2021

"So much happened before Dorothy dropped in. WICKED, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked.”"

AIN’T TOO PROUD-THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS
May 18-23, 2021

"AIN’T TOO PROUD is the electrifying new smash-hit Broadway musical that follows The Temptations’ extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The winner of the 2019 Tony Award for Best Choreography, it’s a thrilling story of brotherhood, family, loyalty, and betrayal during a decade of civil unrest in America. Set to the beat of the group’s treasured hits, including “My Girl,” “Just My Imagination,” “Get Ready,” “Papa Was a Rolling Stone,” Ain’t Too Proud tells the unforgettable story of the legendary quintet that Billboard Magazine named the greatest R&B group of all time."

DEAR EVAN HANSEN
June 22-27, 2021

"A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one thing he’s always wanted: a chance to finally fit in. DEAR EVAN HANSEN is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it. "

To purchase tickets and for more information on show times, visit broadwaygrandrapids.com.