Best Upcoming Plays Coming To The Pantages Theater

The new year brings new theater to the Pantages in Hollywood. Throughout this winter and early spring, a variety of musicals will take to the historic stage that allow patrons to get swept away into the drama, the mystery, the romance, and the love of life, no matter what our background. Productions include genre-defining epic stories of love and passion, based-on-true-events lighthearted romps, and unique collaborations of entertainment mediums.

Pantages Theater
6233 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(800) 982-2787
www.hollywoodpantages.com

January 31, 2017 – February 12, 2017
(credit: Joan Marcus)

(credit: Joan Marcus)


“Motown The Musical”

Tap your toes to the true American story of Motown founder Berry Gordy in “Motown The Musical.” The show features more than 40 Motown hits including “My Girl,” “You’ve Really Got a Hold of Me,” “Stop in the Name of Love,” “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” and “ABC.” Throughout the musical, you’ll follow Gordy’s family journey from “featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and so many more” of America’s greatest musicians and vocalists.

February 14, 2017 – February 19, 2017
(Credit:  Mark Turner)

(Credit: Mark Turner)


“Circus 1903 – The Golden Age Of Circus”

Take a break from the ordinary this Valentine’s Day to see “Circus 1903 – The Golden Age of Circus,” a dazzling spectacular that combines the pageantry of the circus with the imagination of the stage. The unique production, a collaboration between the producers of the world’s biggest magic show, The Illusionists, and the award-winning puppeteers from Broadway sensation “War Horse,” includes a massive cast of actors, puppeteers, acrobats, contortionists, and other circus performers. Get ready for a brand-new look at the greatest show on earth.

February 21, 2017 – March 12, 2017
(Credit: Carol Rosegg)

(Credit: Carol Rosegg)


“Finding Neverland”

Based on the film of the same name, “Finding Neverland” follows the incredible story of playwright J.M. Barrie, the beloved author and creator of Peter Pan. Struggling in turn-of-the-century London, Barrie finds inspiration in a family of four boys and their widowed mother. Captivated by the boys’ imaginations and adventures, Barrie brought the world to Neverland, and this heartwarming story, recreated by James Graham, Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy, is one audiences of all ages won’t soon forget.

March 22, 2017 – April 9, 2017
(Credit: Matthew Murphy)

(Credit: Matthew Murphy)


“An American In Paris”

Another film revival, “An American In Paris” will burst onto the Pantages stage this spring for a limited 2.5 week run. The Tony Award-winning musical brings the romance of a post-war Paris to life in this romantic celebration of love and new life. Gershwin songs (“I’ve Got Rythym,” “They Can’t Take That Away From Me,”) and acclaimed choreography are on display in all their glory; even Gene Kelley would have been impressed.

Katie Bodell is the Blog Editor for Trekaroo, the largest family travel website in the U.S. She is also a freelance writer, a happy wife to her best friend, and a mom to three sweet California girls. See more on: Trekaroo | CheapOair | Google+ | Twitter.

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