Broadway in Birmingham: Gloria Estefan musical, “Stomp” added for 2022-2023

The Broadway in Birmingham The series made some changes for its 2022-23 season, replacing a musical “9 to 5” with “On Your Feet!” The Emilio & Gloria Estefan Story” and adding “Stomp” to the agenda.

“On Your Feet” will premiere in May 2023, in a previously announced spot for “9 to 5,” a musical based on the hit 1980 film with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton. “Stomp” is a season add-on, scheduled for December 2022.

Fans of “Hamilton” will be delighted to hear that no changes have been announced to this show, which is scheduled to air in Birmingham in late January and early February 2023. A touring production of Lin’s Tony-winning blockbuster -Manuel Miranda was originally scheduled here for the 2021-22 season, then postponed to 2022-23 during the coronavirus pandemic.

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The American Theater Guild confirmed the following revised schedule for 2022-2023:

“ANASTASIA”, October 25-30, 2022

“Inspired by beloved films, ‘Anastasia’ transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of 1920s Paris, as a brave young woman sets out to uncover the mystery of her past,” says the the musical’s website said. “Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the help of a dashing con man and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together they embark on an epic adventure to help her find a home, love and family.

“STOMP”, December 7-8, 2022 (season extension)

“’stomp is a high-energy percussive symphony, paired with dance, played entirely on non-traditional instruments, such as trash can lids, buckets, brooms and sticks,” Playbill says. “The show (which dates back to the early 90s) won an Olivier Award for Best Choreography, an OBIE Award and a Drama Desk Award for Unique Theater Experience.”

“HAMILTON,” January 24-February. 4, 2023

“With a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, ‘Hamilton’ took the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a groundbreaking moment in theater – a musical that had a profound impact on culture, politics and education”, the show website said. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s groundbreaking musical has won Tony and Grammy awards, as well as a Pulitzer Prize.

“COME FROM FAR”, from March 14 to 19, 2023

The musical “takes you deep into the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small Newfoundland town that took them in”, according to its website. “Cultures clashed and nerves mounted, but unease turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude turned into lasting friendships.”

“RESPECT”, April 5, 2023 (season extension)

The Aretha Franklin tribute musical features songs like “Think,” “I Knew You Were Waiting for Me,” “Chain of Fools,” “Respect,” and more.


“Infused with the heartbeat of Little Havana, the ‘Rhythm is Gonna Get You’ in this inspiring true story about heart, legacy and two people whose belief in their talent – and each other – catapulted them to the rank of international celebrity”, Playbill says. “A salsa-splattered showcase of the dancefloor hits that made Gloria Estefan and the Miami Sound Machine a radio and MTV staple.”

The BJCC concert hall, which can accommodate around 3,000 people, is part of the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex at 2100, boul. Richard Arrington Jr. North.

Season tickets for the new season of Broadway in Birmingham range from $220 to $435 for four shows, according to the theater guild website. Visit the American Theater Guild website or call 1-800-776-7469 for more information. Single ticket prices have not been announced; call 800-982-2787 for more information.

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