Two Lancaster County theater companies have announced the names of previously unnamed musicals that will be announced in the 2022 season schedule.
Both theaters were unable to announce the titles of these performances when their seasons were announced due to problems with regional rights to show musicals.
– Fulton Theater end the 2021-22 main stage season with a Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys from June 28 to August 7. The show, the musical origin story of pop group Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, was originally scheduled to be performed two years ago in the summer of 2020. The shutdown of the COVID-19 pandemic led to a delay from the popular show.
“Jersey Boys,” which ran on Broadway from 2005 to 2017 and was filmed in the 2014 film, traces the formation of the band’s 60s in New Jersey, as well as its ultimate success and the tensions that tore its members apart. It features four Seasons hits such as “Sherry”, “Walk Like a Man”, “Working My Way Back to You” and “Rag Doll”. The show won four Tony Awards in 2006,
To get tickets and information, visit thefulton.org or call the box office at 717-397-7425. Fulton is located at 12 N. Prince St. in Lancaster.
– Sasquehan scene On Monday in Marietta announced it would close the 2022 season with a Tony Award-winning rock musical “Rent”, which runs from 9 to 18 December.
Rental, a musical based on Giacomo Puccini’s opera Bohemia, tells the story of the romantic and creative paths of a group of struggling young artists living a bohemian life in New York under the shadow of HIV / AIDS.
He is known for songs such as “Seasons of Love”, “La Vie Boheme”, “Take Me or Leave Me” and the title track “Rent”.
The show captured Broadway, which premiered on Broadway the day after its creator Jonathan Larson died suddenly at the age of 35 from aortic dissection.
“Rent” received the Pulitzer Prize and four Tony Awards. He went on Broadway from 1996 to 2008, and in 2005 the film was made.
Larson’s creative life is the subject of Hamilton’s 2021 musical “Tick, Tick … BOOM” by Lynn-Manuel Miranda.
The Susquehanna Stage schedule still has one show that cannot be announced due to restrictions dictated by the rights to the show. This show, which has a cat head logo on the season schedule, will run from July 29 to August 7.
To get tickets and information, visit susquehannastage.com or by calling 717-426-1277.
Susquehanna Stage is located at 133 W. Market St., Marietta.