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The coming of Autumn means the Fulton Theatre season is entering full swing and it’s ramping up to be the most magnificent season yet! With shows ranging from Titanic to Fun Home to Snow White, and more, the 2019-2020 lineup will have you singing and dancing to a different tune every week. Let’s take a quick stroll through the incredible shows the Fulton is bringing to the stage this year.
Evita, September 17 – October 20
A true rags-to-riches story, Evita walks the audience through the rise of Eva Duarte, a poor illegitimate child turned highly successful actress. Complete with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s original music, this production is complete with unforgettable numbers like “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina,” “Oh What a Circus,” “Buenos Aires,” and “Another Suitcase in Another Hall.”
Peter Pan, November 12 – December 29
The perfect holiday outing, Peter Pan tells the enchanting story of pirates, fairies, mischievous children, and adventure. This family production is designed for young and old alike to enjoy the magic and wonder the Christmas season brings!
Murder on the Orient Express, January 14 – February 9
What do you get when you combine mystery, thrills, and humor? Murder on the Orient Express. A Ken Ludwig production, this show is sure to keep you laughing on the edge of your seat as you follow Detective Hercule Poirot’s quest to find the murderer among suspected passengers.
Kinky Boots, March 3 – March 29
A dazzling tale, Kinky Boots tells the story of Charlie Price and the inheritance of his father’s shoe factory. The show walks you through Charlie’s journey from failing business owner to thriving industry mogul because of an unlikely companion found in renowned entertainer, Lola.
TITANIC, April 14 – May 10
With the ship itself as the main character, the Fulton’s version of TITANIC tells the timeless tale of love and loss with a captivating new twist. This production walks the audience through one of the most well-known events of the century, but with a fascinating angle, focusing on the boat itself and what led to its destruction.
Jersey Boys, June 2 – July 12
Closing out the Fulton’s Mainstage Series and an exciting regional premiere, Jersey Boys takes you through the incredible story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. All about four normal kids turned Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, this electrifying story is a true testament to the American Dream. With hits like “Big Girls Don’t Cry” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” you’re sure to be singing and dancing the whole way home.
The Ellen Arnold Groff Studio Series productions are just as promising as the Main Stage and are definitely must-sees. Kicking off the spooky season, Wait Until Dark will truly satisfy your thrilling mystery cravings. If mysterious classics aren’t for you, don’t worry, the hilarious comedy An Act of God will leave you chuckling the entire car ride home. For those with a flair for the dramatics, hang in until March 2020 when The Whipping Man, a captivating Civil War-era narrative, hits the Fulton stage. The Studio Series closes out with Fun Home, a beautiful retelling of the life of beloved “Maple Avenue” cartoonist Alison Bechdel.
Designed for young and old, the Fulton’s Eichmann Family Series is perfect for a night on the town with the kids. Kick-off the holidays with Twas the Night Before Christmas, a production packed full of fun and festive songs. Then spend a night in March reminiscing on your childhood with the fairytale classic, Snow White. Refind your musical voice with Melody during her aquatic adventure for love in The Little Mermaid. And for a little extra twist, visit the Fulton next summer for the surprising retelling (hint: audience interaction) of a childhood favorite, Beauty and the Beast.
Be careful not to blink! The Fulton packed their season full of incredible productions that you won’t want to miss a second of all of the action. For more information on this season’s shows or to learn how to subscribe, visit the Fulton Theatre’s website.