PLUS each year they offer a select amount of free seats for it’s productions. The gates to the free seats open at 7:00pm each evening. Lines for the free seats begin forming as early as 4:00 pm.
Here’s the 2017 Schedule:
Jesus Christ Superstar
June 12 – 18
A HEAVENLY MASTERPIECE!
The Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber phenomenon returns. Jesus Christ Superstar was an album that became a cultural phenomenon, then Broadway’s first rock opera and remains a world-wide favorite. With classic songs like “I Don’t Know How to Love Him,” “Heaven on Their Minds” and the title song, this bold and rocking retelling of the gospels will leave you singing nothing but heavenly praises.
Disney’s The Little Mermaid
June 20 – 29
PART OF YOUR WORLD
Go “under the sea” in Disney’s classic musical fantasy The Little Mermaid. One of the most popular animated films in history is now a splendid and magical Broadway musical. Headstrong Princess Ariel dreams of a life on land far from her ocean home, and she’s willing to risk her Father’s love and wrath to find it. Featuring Academy-Award winning hits like “Part of Your World,” “Under the Sea” and “Kiss the Girl,” this spectacular Muny production will leave your entire family happy as a clam.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
July 5 – 11
Load up the chariots, we are off to The Muny for big, big laughs! Considered one of Broadway’s greatest farces, this musical romp through Rome includes desperate lovers, mistaken identities, scheming neighbors and secrets behind every toga. With delicious music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, this is one hair-brained Roman forum you won’t want to miss!
All Shook Up
July 13 – 19
FOOLS FALL IN LOVE
Set to the hits of the King of Rock and Roll himself, Elvis Presley, this musical will have you dancing in your “Blue Suede Shoes” all night long. Inspired by Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, the music is all Elvis, and the result is a night of hilarious and enchanting 1950s fun. When Chad, the mysterious hip-swiveling roustabout arrives in town, suddenly everyone’s lip-curling and all shook up with secrets, music and love.
The Unsinkable Molly Brown
July 21 – 27
I AIN’T DOWN YET!
Hannibal Missouri’s own brash and beguiling Molly Brown shines in this exhilarating adaptation of Meredith Willson’s 1960 musical. Her rags-to-riches story sparkles with a new book by Dick Scanlan (Thoroughly Modern Millie), and new songs from the Meredith Willson songbook. The tempestuous can’t-live-with-him/can’t-live-without-him love story that survived the Silver Boom, Gold Rush and sinking of the Titanic returns to the stage with more fun and flair than ever. This is one of those classic musicals that will have your heart soaring!
A Chorus Line
July 29 – August 4
ONE SINGULAR SENSATION
This singular sensation of a musical tells the story of 19 dancers at a final audition, vying for a spot in a Broadway show. A landmark American musical, A Chorus Line has been called “the greatest musical – ever.” With music by Oscar and Tony winning Marvin Hamlisch, A Chorus Line celebrates the dreams, guts and sweat that we all need to take our place “on the line.”
August 7 – 13
SEIZE THE DAY!
The cult 1992 film became a smash 2012 Broadway musical, and Newsies now makes its long-awaited Muny premiere. With incredible music by Alan Menken, Newsies reveals the thrilling story of the Newsboy Strike of 1899 – how a bunch of rag tag orphans took on the mighty Joe Pulitzer and nearly brought down the city of New York. Newsies at The Muny is guaranteed to make headlines.
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