Baltimore’s 2013-2014 Broadway Season Will Feature The Book of Mormon, Peter and the Starcatcher and More

A bevy of Mormons and a bunch of Lost Boys from Neverland are headed to Baltimore. The 2013-2014 Hippodrome Broadway Series will include the Tony-winning musical The Book of Mormon as well as the hit play Peter and the Starcatcher. The season lineup also includes Sister Act, We Will Rock You, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, War Horse, Ghost, Jersey Boys, Blue Man Group and West Side Story. This season will mark the 10-year celebration of the Hippodrome Broadway Series. All shows will play the Hippodrome Theatre.

The Book of Mormon, winner of nine Tony Awards, will open on February 25, 2014 and close on March 9. Written by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez, The Book of Mormon follows two young Mormon missionaries sent to Uganda, who soon discover their training did not quite prepare them for the world outside of Salt Lake City.

Audiences will know the story of how Peter Pan came to be when Peter and the Starcatcher lands from May 6, 2014 through May 18. A prequel to Peter Pan, this inventive play features a company of 12 actors portraying some 50 characters, all on a journey to answer the question: How did Peter Pan become The Boy Who Refused To Grow Up?

The funky nuns of Sister Act will make their Baltimore debut from June 3, 2014 through June 15. The musical comedy (based on the hit film) focuses on disco diva Deloris Van Cartier, who witnesses a crime and goes into hiding in a convent. Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her new “sisters” find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own.

The bombastic anthems of Queen will shake Baltimore when We Will Rock You sets up shop from October 15, 2013 through October 20. Featuring 24 hits of the legendary band, We Will Rock You is a guitar-thrashingmusical that has delighted over 15 million theatergoers since it debuted in London’s West End in 2002 and has since been seen in 17 countries. 

It’ll be sure to be a white Christmas in Baltimore when Irving Berlin’s classic musical arrives from December 3, 2013 through December 8. White Christmas tells the story of two showbiz buddies who put on a show in a picturesque Vermont inn and find their perfect mates in the process. The show features the timeless songs from the 1954 film, including “Happy Holiday,” “White Christmas” and “I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm.”

War Horse, winner of five Tony Awards, will run from February 4, 2014 through February 9. Using extraordinary puppets, War Horse tells the story of young Albert and his beloved horse, Joey, who is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France at the outbreak of World War I. Albert, unable to forget Joey and still not old enough to enlist, embarks on a mission to find his horse and bring him home.

The romance of Ghost will touch a whole new generation as the story of the 1990 movie comes to the stage in a brand new musical. The story follows Sam and Molly, a young couple whose connection takes a shocking turn after Sam’s untimely death. Trapped between two worlds, Sam turns to a storefront psychic who helps him protect Molly and avenge his death. The musical spectacle will play from April 3, 2014 through April 13.

The Tony-winning hit Jersey Boys will play Baltimore from November 12, 2013 through November 24. The Broadway blockbuster takes audiences behind the scenes of music sensation Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. The show includes such hits as “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry” and “Oh What a Night.”

The men of Blue Man Group will land in Baltimore from January 10, 2014 through January 12. Blue Man Group centers on three alien-like men covered in, well, blue. The non-speaking but friendly characters guide the audience through a hilarious, eye-popping spectacle that incorporates percussive music, visual tricks, bold lighting and fascinating facts about our world.

West Side Story opens in Baltimore on April 26, 2014 and runs through April 27. When young lovers Tony and Maria unexpectedly meet and fall for each other, the tension that has been building between the rival gangs that inhabit their New York City neighborhood explodes. The beloved score by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim features such classics as “Something’s Coming,” “I Feel Pretty” and “Tonight.”

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