Miller Auditorium announces 2014-15 Broadway lineups

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Photo of character from Elf the Musical.

Buddy from "Elf the Musical"

KALAMAZOO—Western Michigan University's Miller Auditorium has announced its 2014-15 PNC Broadway in West Michigan and Broadway Plus series lineups, which include performances of "Sister Act" and "Disney's Beauty and the Beast."

The Lake Michigan Mailers Spotlight Series will be announced Wednesday, May 21, at a special Miller Auditorium open house from 4:30 to 8 p.m. To RSVP for this event, contact the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office by May 16 at (269) 387-2300 or (800) 228-9858.

PNC Broadway in West Michigan subscriptions are available now. By popular demand, many weekend dates are available. Flex Pass subscriptions will be available beginning May 21, when the Lake Michigan Mailers Spotlight Series is announced.

Single-show tickets will go on sale several weeks before each performance. For more information about individual performances, group discounts or subscription options, visit millerauditorium.com or call the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office.

Characters from the musical "Beauty and the Beast"

2014-15 PNC Broadway in West Michigan Series

  • Jekyll & Hyde
    Oct. 3 at 8 p.m. and Oct. 4 at 2 p.m.—The epic struggle between good and evil comes to life on stage in this all new production, based on the classic story by Robert Louis Stevenson and featuring a thrilling score of pop rock hits from celebrated composers Frank Wildhorn and Leslie Bricusse.
  • Sister Act
    Nov. 1, 3 and 8 p.m.—This musical comedy smash hit tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look—a convent. Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own.
  • Elf the Musical
    Photo of members of the Blue Man Group.

    Blue Man Group

    Nov. 25-26, 7:30 p.m.—This modern day Christmas classic features the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa's permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas.
  • Disney's Beauty and the Beast
    Jan. 21-22, 2015, 7:30 p.m.—Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film and filled with the romance and enchantment of the Disney classic, this musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers including "Be Our Guest" and the beloved title song.

2014-15 Broadway Plus Series

  • Blue Man Group
    Photo of characters from the play Peter and the Starcatcher.

    Characters from the play "Peter and the Starcatcher"

    March 20, 2015 at 8 p.m. and March 21 at 3 and 8 p.m.—Blue Man Group thrills its audiences with its high-octane theatrical experience, allowing an escape from the ordinary with an explosion of comedy, music and technology.
  • Peter and the Starcatcher
    March 29, 2015, 3 p.m.—This swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan lets the imagination take flight. Peter and the Starcatcher, the innovative and imaginative play based on the best-selling novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, follows its unforgettable characters on a journey to answer the century-old question: How did Peter Pan become The Boy Who Never Grew Up?

A 15 percent ticket discount is available to all WMU faculty and staff, and a 50 percent discount is available to WMU students. Discounted tickets may be purchased by phone or in person, and a valid Bronco ID is required at the time of pickup. Group discounts are available at (269) 387-2312.

For more information, contact Bethany Gauthier at bethany.gauthier@wmich.edu or (269) 387-2245.

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