Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce three limited engagements coming to Chicago next year as part of its season line-up. The critically acclaimed new musical, GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY, nominated for seven Tony Awards® including Best Musical, will make its Chicago debut at the CIBC Theatre from February 13 through 25. The hit musical comedy based on the beloved movie MRS. DOUBTFIRE will play at the James M. Nederlander Theatre for a limited engagement February 27 to March 10, 2024. The spectacular new version of the Tony Award®-winning musical PETER PAN soars into the Nederlander Theatre March 26 and runs until April 7.
All three shows will be participating in Broadway In Chicago’s free summer concert at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park on August 14 and will be part of the next Broadway In Chicago season subscription package, on sale this fall..
Groups of 10+ are now available for both shows by calling (312) 977-1710 or emailing email@example.com Single tickets will go on sale for both shows at a later date.
GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY is the Tony Award-winning new musical that the Chicago Tribune declares is “a Broadway revelation!” Written and directed by celebrated playwright Conor McPherson and featuring Tony Award-winning orchestrations by Simon Hale, GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY reimagines 20 legendary songs of Bob Dylan as they’ve never been heard before, including “Forever Young,” “All Along The Watchtower,” “Hurricane,” “Slow Train Coming,” and “Like A Rolling Stone.” It’s 1934 in Duluth, Minnesota. We meet a group of wayward travelers whose lives intersect in a guesthouse filled with music, life and hope. Experience this ‘profoundly beautiful’ production (The New York Times) brought to vivid life by an extraordinary company of actors and musicians.
Beloved Broadway leading man, Rob McClure, who drew critical raves, standing ovations, and a Tony Award nomination when he created Euphegenia Doubtfire (everybody’s favorite Scottish nanny) in the stage musical MRS. DOUBTFIRE, will take the Tony Award-nominated role on the road as the new musical launches its North American Tour this Fall. Another Broadway favorite, renowned actress and McClure’s wife, Maggie Lakis, will play Miranda Hillard in MRS. DOUBTFIRE. Out-of-work actor Daniel Hillard will do anything for his kids. After losing custody in a messy divorce, he creates the kindly alter ego of Scottish nanny Euphegenia Doubtfire in a desperate attempt to stay in their lives. As his new character takes on a life of its own, Mrs. Doubtfire teaches Daniel more than he bargained for about how to be a father. It’s “the lovable, big-hearted musical comedy we need right now,” raves the Chicago Tribune – one that proves we’re better together.
The high-flying musical PETER PANhas been delighting audiences of all ages for close to 70 years and is now being brought back to life in a new production directed by Emmy Award winner Lonny Price with additional book by celebrated playwright Larissa FastHorse. The adventure begins when PETER PAN and his mischievous fairy sidekick, Tinker Bell, visit the nursery of the Darling children late one night. With a sprinkle of pixie dust and a few happy thoughts, the children are taken on a magical journey they will never forget. This extraordinary musical full of excitement and adventure features iconic and timeless songs including “I’m Flying”, “I Gotta Crow”, “I Won’t Grow Up” and “Neverland.” PETER PAN embraces the child in us all so go on a journey from the second star to the right and straight on ‘til morning – your entire family will be Hooked!