Proctors Announces Its 2014-2015 Broadway Season of Shows

The 2013 Tony Award-winning Best Musical, “Kinky Boots,” is headed to Proctors in Schenectady as part of the theater complex’s 2014-1015 season.

On Thursday evening (April 3), Proctors revealed its upcoming schedule of musicals and big shows in front of a crowd of more than 2,500 invite-only subscribers, members, group leaders and supporters. The announcements were emceed by Time Warner Cable News’ Karen Tararache.

“Typically we do five shows in a season,” said Proctors CEO Philip Morris. “Last season, we added a sixth show to our Key Private Bank Broadway Series. It was popular with our subscribers, so we’re doing it again; there is no better value in Capital Region entertainment. We’re so pleased to present these amazing shows to the community. There will be magic on our stage this season. Join us!”

Broadway Series subscription renewals are on sale now. New public subscriptions will go on sale on Tuesday, May 6.

Here’s the newly announced schedule for Proctors:

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“NEWSIES”
October 11-17, 2014
North American tour launches in Schenectady, direct from Broadway. Winner of the 2012 Tony Awards for Best Score and Best Choreography, the Disney musical has critics calling it “a musical worth singing about” (The New York Times).

“JERSEY BOYS”
January 13-18, 2015
More than 48,000 theatergoers cheered when the show made its sell-out premiere at Proctors in February/March 2012, and now it’s back. It’s the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers the Four Seasons and their rise from kids on the street to stars in the spotlight.

“THE ILLUSIONISTS: WITNESS THE IMPOSSIBLE”
February 17-22, 2015
The world’s best selling magic show comes to Proctors. This mind blowing spectacular showcases the jaw dropping talents of seven of the most incredible illusionists on earth as they serve up a powerful mix of
the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage.

“ANNIE”
March 3-8, 2015
Leapin’ Lizards! One of the world’s best-loved musical returns in time-honored form. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin, this production of “Annie” promises to be a brand new incarnation of the iconic original.

“PIPPIN”
May 26-31, 2014
Join us… for this magical, unforgettable production The New York Times declared “Astonishing! A ‘Pippin’ for the 21st Century.” The 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival is back for the first time since it thrilled audiences 40 years ago.

“KINKY BOOTS”
June 16-21, 2015
The winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, this inspirational story follows a struggling shoe factory owner who works to turn his business around with help from Lola, a fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos. With a Tony Award-winning musical score by hitmaker Cyndi Lauper.

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