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Broadway in San Antonio’s 2022-’23 season grows with addition of two shows

One of Broadway’s longest-running musicals and a soulful Aretha Franklin tribute present will play on the Majestic Theater subsequent year.

SAN ANTONIO — Broadway followers in the Alamo City already had genies, grinches and fairly ladies to stay up for subsequent season. Now they will add the Queen of Soul and vaudevillian drama to that record. 

Downtown’s Majestic Theater, the place touring Broadway productions play in San Antonio, introduced this week the additions of Aretha Franklin tribute present “R.E.S.P.E.C.T.” and long-running musical “Chicago” to its 2022-’23 Broadway in SA slate, which has now grown to 10 shows. 

Single-show tickets usually are not but on the market for the season – a spokesperson mentioned they’re normally made accessible 90 days beforehand – however packages of six and 7 shows are available for purchase now. Neither of the newly introduced shows may be bought as half of these packages, nevertheless. 

Other shows beforehand introduced embrace “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” “Hairspray,” “Pretty Woman” and “To Kill a Mockingbird.” It kicks off in mid-September with the Ton-winning “Hadestown.”

“R.E.S.P.E.C.T.” touts itself as an “intimate musical odyssey” fueled by some of Franklin’s most iconic songs, whereas “Chicago” is ready to convey “fame, fortune and all that jazz” to downtown San Antonio. 

The present season is ready to conclude with “Jesus Christ Superstar” in July and “Mean Girls” in August. A run of “Hamilton” shows cancelled in January amid an increase in COVID-19 instances has additionally been rescheduled for the summer time of 2023, with ticket-holders to the postponed performances lastly in a position to catch the present at that time. 

A spokesperson for Majestic informed KENS 5 no different present bulletins for subsequent season are anticipated at this level. 

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