The Broadway musical “Hamilton” is coming to Springfield in February 2023

The Broadway musical “Hamilton” is part of Great Southern Bank Broadway’s 2022-23 season lineup, announced Wednesday.

“Hamiltons” is an award-winning production by Lin-Manuel Miranda that tells the story of founding father Alexander Hamilton through hip-hop, jazz and R&B.

The GSB Broadway season also includes Blue Man Group, “Aladdin”, “Tootsie” and “My Fair Lady”. The productions will take place at the Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts on the campus of Missouri State University.

Blue Man Group, originally formed in 1987, integrates music and visual art through ever-changing performances. The group is distinguished by its bald heads and blue character.

by Disney “Aladdin” is based on the 1992 animated film about young Aladdin who uses magic – with the help of his friend Genie – to save Princess Jasmine of Agrabah from the evil wizard Jafar.

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“Tootsie” is a musical based on the book by Robert Horn. The production follows an unstable actor whose bad reputation forces him to adopt a female identity to keep landing jobs.

Lately, “My Fair Lady” is about a young woman who begins taking phonetics lessons with an English teacher to become more of a woman. The musical is based on George Bernard Shaw’s 1913 play “Pygmalion”.

The season opens this fall:

  • “Blue Man Group” from September 6 to 8
  • “Aladdin” Nov. 30-Dec. 4
  • “Tootsie” from January 10 to 12, 2023
  • “Hamilton” from February 22 to March 5, 2023
  • “My beautiful lady” from May 16 to 18, 2023

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Tickets for the 2022-23 season are not yet available. Official tickets are only available at HammonsHall.com and MissouriStateTix.com.

Broadway’s 2021-22 season wraps up in June with “Anastasia.” The musical follows Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia escaping the execution of her family. “Anastasia” runs from June 13-15. Tickets can be purchased at MissouriStateTix.com.

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