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Dates Announced for FROZEN Pre-Broadway Engagement
Thursday, December 29, 2016
The Pre-Broadway engagement of FROZEN, a new musical based on Disney’s Academy Award-winning musical film, will play The Buell Theatre August 17 through October 1, 2017. Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ Broadway subscribers may purchase additional tickets December 12 at 10am. Broadway subscriptions are available now. Groups of 10 + will start in February. Single tickets will go on sale to the public spring 2017. For more information and to sign up for alerts go to Denvercenter.org/Frozen.

Please be advised that the Denver Center for the Performing Arts – denvercenter.org – is the ONLY authorized online ticket provider for FROZEN in Denver. Ticket buyers who purchase tickets from a ticket broker or any third party should be aware that DCPA is unable to reprint or replace lost or stolen tickets and is unable to contact patrons with information regarding time changes or other pertinent updates regarding the performance.

This Broadway-bound FROZEN, a full-length stage work told in two acts, is the first and only incarnation of the tale that expands upon and deepens its indelible plot and themes through new songs and story material from the film’s creators.  Like the Disney Theatrical Broadway musicals that have come before it, it is a full evening of theatre and is expected to run two and a half hours.

Written by a trio of Oscar® winners, FROZEN features music and lyrics by the creators of the film score Kristen Anderson-Lopez (In Transit, Up Here) and EGOT-winner Robert Lopez (Avenue Q, The Book of Mormon, Up Here) and a book by Jennifer Lee (Wreck-It Ralph), the film’s screenwriter and director (with Chris Buck). Frozen won 2014 Oscars for Best Song (“Let It Go”) and Best Animated Feature.

FROZEN’s director is Michael Grandage, a Tony Award® winner (Red) and director of three Olivier Award-winning Outstanding Musicals (Merrily We Roll Along, Grand Hotel and Guys & Dolls), and Tony winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies, South Pacific, The King and I) is choreographer.

The design team for FROZEN includes scenic and costume design by Tony and Olivier Award winner Christopher Oram (Wolf Hall Parts 1 & 2, The Cripple of Inishmaan, Evita), lighting design by six-time Tony Award winner Natasha Katz (Aladdin, An American in Paris, The Glass Menagerie) and sound design by four-time Tony nominee Peter Hylenski (The Scottsboro Boys, Motown, After Midnight).

Two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Oremus (Avenue Q, Wicked, The Book of Mormon) is music supervisor and creates vocal and incidental arrangements.

FROZEN is slated to join Disney hits Aladdin and The Lion King on Broadway in spring 2018 at the St. James Theatre. Casting and Broadway dates will be announced at a future date.

FROZEN is produced by Disney Theatrical Productions.

ABOUT THE DENVER CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
As the nation’s largest non-profit theatre organization, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts is dedicated to creating unforgettable shared experiences through beloved Broadway musicals, world-class plays, educational programs and inspired events.

The 2016/17 DCPA Broadway season is generously sponsored by United Airlines and BMW of Denver Downtown.  Media sponsorship is provided by The Denver Post and CBS4.  Denver Center for the Performing Arts is supported in part by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD).

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