August: Osage County, Dreamgirls, In the Heights, et al. Set for Broadway Across America - Boston
The season will kick off with Chaim Topol starring in his farewell tour of Fiddler on the Roof (Opera House, November 3-15). The 2004 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Avenue Q will play the Colonial, November 17-22. Manheim Steamroller will stop by the Colonial on December 5 for a limited holiday engagement. The smash hit Mamma Mia! will return to Boston December 15-27, at the Colonial.
The new year will start out with the arrival of 2008 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, In the Heights (Opera House, January 12-24). The new touring production of Dreamgirls, directed and choreographed by Robert Longbottom, will play the Colonial, February 2-14. Disney's The Lion King will play the Opera House, February 16-March 21. Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats will take over the Colonial, April 13-18.
The new Mel Brooks musical Young Frankenstein will play the Opera House, April 20-May 2. Estelle Parsons stars in the national tour of the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning play, August: Osage County (Colonial, May 4-16). The season will conclude with the musical Grease, at the Boston Opera House, June 1-13.