With Hollywood award season upon us, California Musical Theater celebrates Hollywood with a three-show subscription package to Broadway Sacramento featuring three stage musicals based on legendary motion pictures: “9 to 5” (March 9-20), Mel Brooks’ “Young Frankenstein” (April 13-24) and “Mary Poppins” (June 2-19).
The three-show “Screen to Stage” subscription package is available exclusively from the Wells Fargo Pavilion box office at 1419 H St. in Sacramento or by calling 916-557-1999. All three productions are presented at the Sacramento Community Center Theater at 1301 L St. in Sacramento.
Although all three shows are currently on sale individually, when purchased as a package they are discounted off the cost if sold separately: up to 16 percent off. Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday evening packages are $51.90-$155.20 for all three shows. Thursday matinee tickets are $51.90-$147.20; Thursday evenings are $65.30-$163.20; Friday evenings and Saturday matinees are $66.65-$172.40; and Saturday evenings and Sunday matinees are $74.65-$180.40.
“9 TO 5: The Musical” (March 9-20) is a hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era. Its Broadway score, including 11 new songs by Dolly Parton, was nominated for Tony and Grammy Awards. This straight-from-Broadway musical is based on the 1980 motion picture for which Parton received Oscar, Golden Globe and Grammy nominations for the title song “Nine to Five.” The musical tells the story of three unlikely friends who conspire to take control of their company at a time when the glass ceiling was reinforced with steel. The national tour stars American Idol’s Diana DeGarmo, three-time Tony nominee Dee Hoty and “Legally Blonde’s Mamie Parris.
Comedy legend Mel Brooks returned to Broadway with “Young Frankenstein” (April 13-24), his second stage collaboration with five-time Tony-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman and three-time Tony-winning writer Thomas Meehan, the team that brought us “The Producers.” It includes all of the favorite moments from the classic film, plus brand-new show stopping musical numbers for the stage, including “Transylvania Mania,” “He Vas My Boyfriend” and “Puttin’ on the Ritz.”
Disney and legendary stage producer Cameron Mackintosh have brought “Mary Poppins” (June 2-19) to Broadway and now to Sacramento in the Northern California premiere. The beloved 1964 movie musical received five Oscars including best original song for “Chim Chim Cher-ee” and best score and was nominated for eight others including best picture. The new Broadway production includes all of the favorites from the film plus brand-new breathtaking dance numbers and spectacular stage spectacle.