“Resilience Personified Season”
FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE
July 8, 2017
Ticket Prices: $19-105
This show is huge, featuring 16 of our favorite songs from beloved Broadway musicals including: ”The Wiz,” “Wicked,” “The Lion King,” “A Chorus Line,” “Les Misérables,” “Cats,” and many more. The show offers more than 15 guest artists who have received a total of eight Grammy Awards, four Tony Awards, one Drama Desk Award, 10 American Music Awards and two NAACP Awards – plus one induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!
THE JUNGLE BOOK
September 8 – 10, 2017
Ticket Prices: $29
The jungle is jumpin’ with a jazzy beat in “Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS.” Adapted from the classic Disney animated film, this show features a host of colorful characters and your favorite melodies from the movie. Broadway in The Hood is proud to bring to life the music, songs and the story like never before! Banished by the ferocious tiger, Shere Khan, a human boy named Mowgli and his panther friend, Bagheera, are on the run. On their journey, the two meet a sinister snake named Kaa, a herd of elephants and a giant bear named Baloo, who teaches them the swingin’ musical rhythms of the jungle. After surviving a dangerous encounter with a band of monkeys led by King Louie, Mowgli and Bagheera are forced to run for their lives. When Shere Khan returns, our heroes must rally their fellow animals into battle and restore peace throughout the jungle.
A RAISIN IN THE SUN
January 12 – 14, 2018
Ticket Prices: $35
The play that changed American theater forever” (The New York Times), will make its way to The Smith Center in honor of the 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. week celebration. Lorraine Hansberry’s play follows the Younger family yearning for a better life far from the cramped confines of their Chicago tenement. The story centers on the divergent dreams of three generations of the Younger family. The tensions and prejudice they face form this seminal American drama, and their heroic struggle to retain dignity in a harsh and changing world is a timeless portrayal of hope and inspiration.
REMEMBERING LUTHER: THE NIGHT I FELL IN LOVE; Starring ABRAHAM MCDONALD
February 16 – 18, 2018
Ticket Prices: $50
The incomparable music of eight-time Grammy winner Luther Vandross shattered barriers, shaped lives and made fans nationwide believe in the “Power of Love.” Now you can experience his greatest hits live in “Remembering Luther: The Night I Fell In Love; starring Abraham McDonald,” winner of Oprah Winfrey’s nationwide singing competition “Karaoke Challenge.” This exhilarating, up-tempo musical revue relives the songs that made Vandross a household name and a permanent fixture in the Great American Songbook, including chart-topping hits like “Never Too Much” and “Power of Love/Love Power,” plus classic covers like “If This World Were Mine” and “A House Is Not A Home.” Join us as we look back on how many of your favorite love songs came to be.
**This Tribute Show is not endorsed, sponsored by, or in any way affiliated with the Estate of Luther Vandross**
Broadway in the Hood would like to thank all of you who came out to support our previous shows!
“Dare to Believe in Broadway Season”
The Wiz – Sept. 3-4, 2016
Steel Magnolias – Nov. 18-20, 2016
The Mountaintop – Jan. 13-15, 2017
Ain’t Misbehavin’ – Feb. 3-5, 2017
“Faith to Fruition Season”