Our 104th Season
The full seven-show season includes two Muny premieres, the fulfillment of 2020 promises and the return of a 2021 favorite cut short.
The triumph of the 2021 Muny season returns! Audiences and critics went “Whoopee” for last season’s thrilling production of Chicago, and due to a rain-out and our early shutdown, we’re opening our 2022 season with this landmark production! Hailed as “Musical Theater Magic,” “Downright Breathtaking” and “Nothing Short of Brilliant,” Chicago was the talk of the town! So re-start your car and head to Kander and Ebb’s internationally-acclaimed, Tony Award winning musical about fame, fortune and justice. Roxie and Velma await!
The Broadway legend returns for its first Muny production in 13 years! Come re-discover this powerful, moving and enchanting tale of romance and political intrigue, as we all live for “one brief shining moment.” Based upon T.H. White’s novel, Lerner and Loewe’s Camelot features a lush and Excalibur-sharp score, including “If Ever I Would Leave You,” “What Do the Simple Folk Do?” and of course, “Camelot.” With this enchanting classic tale, you are guaranteed an unforgettable (k)night at King Arthur’s Round Table.
Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins
Based on one of the most popular films in history, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins is practically perfect in every way. Transporting audiences by umbrella to London at the turn of the last century, this Tony Award-winning stage adaptation features a magical carpet bag full of classics.
The Broadway legend and American musical masterpiece makes its Muny debut. Set in 19th century London, Sweeney Todd has captivated audiences around the world with its dark wit, murderous melodies and haunting tale of love, revenge and mayhem.
“Omigod You Guys,” Elle Woods returns! Based on the smash hit movie, Legally Blonde follows the transformation of quintessential blonde Elle Woods from sorority sister to Harvard Law graduate. Her journey of determination, self-discovery and finding true love receives its first Muny production in 11 years. Complete with a chihuahua, a bulldog and a UPS guy, The Muny is ready to “Bend and Snap” for a great time!
The Color Purple
Based on Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and Steven Spielberg’s landmark film, The Color Purple makes its long-awaited Muny debut! Featuring a Grammy Award-winning score infused with jazz, ragtime, gospel and African blues, this moving tale is a testament to the healing power of love, faith, resilience and sisterhood. Winner of the 2016 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, this epic staging promises a joyous evening of courage, faith and healing.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat
Originally written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice as a children’s oratorio, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat has, in time, expanded to become one of the most beloved shows ever. The story of Jacob, his 12 sons, and the amazing Technicolor® adventures of Joseph features a multi-colored score of favorites including “Any Dream Will Do,” Go, Go, Go Joseph,” and “Close Every Door.” The first Muny production in a decade, audiences are guaranteed a night of big Muny family joy – with, of course, a megamix!