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Morrison Center announces 2022-23 Broadway in Boise shows

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Come From Away

Sept. 27- Oct. 2, 2022 

This musical tells the true story of 7,000 standard airline passengers in the week following Sept. 11, 2001. Stranded in a small Canadian town, the passengers’ kindness and humanity overpower hate and confusion. 

Jesus Christ Superstar

Oct. 28-30, 2022 

Aladdin, Broadway in Boise
[Photo from Disney’s Broadway production of “Aladdin.”]
Photo courtesy of the Morrison Center

This “rock opera” is about Jesus Christ with much of the plot centering around Judas. The plot may be a familiar story, but the musical is full of intentional modern anachronisms with contemporary viewpoints making it relevant even today. 

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Dec. 2-3, 2022

From being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history, “The Carole King Musical” tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom.

Hairspray

March 24-26, 2023

A classic musical set in 1962 Baltimore about a teenage girl who dreams of being featured in a TV dance program. When she finally becomes featured, her fame leads to the show becoming racially integrated. 

Pretty Woman

April 20-23, 2023

“Pretty Woman” is based on the classic ‘90s rom-com with music written by Bryan Adams and James Vallance. It’s about a sex worker, Vivian Ward, hired by a wealthy businessman to escort him to various functions, and how they eventually fall for each other.

Aladdin

June 20-25, 2023

The classic Disney film brought to the stage. Set in the city of Agrabah, Aladdin is the now-familiar tale of a poor, young boy who is granted three wishes from a magical genie. The music is full of familiar favorites like “You’ve Never Had a Friend Like Me” and new ones like “Proud of Your Boy.”

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