Tag Archives: War Horse

BREAKING NEWS: Monty Python’s Spamalot & Shear Madness added to 12/13 Broadway Season, Broadway Flex Packs Now Available

Just when you thought our 12/13 Broadway Season couldn’t get any better, we’ve gone ahead and added two season specials to our already packed lineup of award-winning musicals and plays: Monty Python’s Spamalot returns to the Orpheum for three shows only and Shear Madness takes over the Pantages for a four-week run. Tickets are on sale now to both of these shows as part of our Broadway Flex Packs, which allow you to secure your seats from among nine shows before single tickets go on sale to the general public!

Monty Python’s Spamalotwinner of the 2005 Tony Award for Best Musical, returns to Minneapolis March 15-16, 2013. This comedy sensation is lovingly “ripped off” from the film classic “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” Shear Madness, the longest running play in American theatre history, will run February 27-March 17, 2013. Filled with comedy and improvisation, this uproarious mystery invites audiences to spot the clues, question the suspects and solve the crime was voted “Best Comedy of the Year” seven times by the Boston Globe.

Customize your own Flex Pack and join us for these shows! Details, details, details…

Broadway Flex Packs allow you to customize you own season by choosing three or more shows from among nine productions on the upcoming season, including: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Catch Me If You Can, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Flashdance, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins, Rock of Ages, Shear Madness, Monty Python’s Spamalot and War Horse.  Our upcoming co-presentation of Elton John & Tim Rice’s Aida at the Pantages with Theater Latte Da will also be available as a Flex Pack option. Flexible ticket packages allow you to secure your seats to these nine shows before single tickets go on sale to the general public. You’re welcome to choose any performance and purchase up to eight tickets to each show at any desired price level.  Packages are available in person at the State Theatre Box Office, by phone through the Broadway Across American Season Ticket Holder Hotline (1.800.859.7469, Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm) or by ordering online.

Due to the extremely high demand, tickets for The Book of Mormon will not be available through the flexible ticket package option but a limited number of seats are still available with the purchase of a full season package.

HELLO. We would like to share with you the most amazing season!

Psst…can you keep a secret? Well, we couldn’t- which is why we’re announcing our next Broadway Season early this year! Two of the hottest shows in years, The Book of Mormon and War Horse, are coming to the Orpheum Theatre as part of our 2012/13 Broadway Season. This new season features five Minnesota debuts including Catch Me If You Can, Priscilla Queen of the Desert and Flashdance. Running from October 2012 to June 2013, this unparalleled lineup brings the best of Broadway to Hennepin Avenue. Check out the full season schedule – below.

We know what you’re thinking…

“How the heck can I get tickets to War Horse and Mormon?!”

Starting today at 6pm (Jan 26, 2012), tickets to the most AMAZING season are on sale in three ways: as part of a Broadway Season Package, to Trust Donors and through Group Sales.

“But wait, when will single tickets go on sale to the public?!”

Our 12/13 Broadway shows have not announced when single tickets will be on sale to the general public. The best way to guarantee that you get tickets is to buy in advance as a Trust Donor, Season Subscriber or Group. To be notified of public on sale dates and receive special pre-sale codes for all of the shows on our Broadway Season, sign up for our Weekly Newsletter.

2012-2013 Minneapolis Broadway Season

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

October 16-21, 2012
“Be our guest” for the returning family favorite that had its national tour debut at the Orpheum Theatre in 1995.

Catch Me If You Can

December 11-16, 2012
He was a pilot. A doctor. And a lawyer. Did we mention he was a teenager? And a charming one at that!

Priscilla Queen of the Desert

January 8-13, 2013
Because you haven’t lived until you’ve seen “I Will Survive” performed by men wearing brightly colored spandex.

The Book of Mormon

February 5-17, 2013
“South Park” creators meet Avenue Q co-creator and birthed the most irreverent show in Broadway history.


April 2-7, 2013
Inspiring a whole new generation of women since 1983. Bring on the leggings, headbands and legwarmers!

SEASON SPECIAL: Disney’s Mary Poppins

April 23-28, 2013
It’s supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.

War Horse

June 12-23, 2013
Do you know how the Tony Award-winning Handspring Puppet Company created astonishing life-sized puppets to bring horses to life on stage? Neither do we, but we’re going to find out!

Be sure to let us know if you have questions about Season Ticket Packages or any of these exciting shows and we look forward to seeing you at the Orpheum Theatre.