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Mar 29 - Apr 10, 2022
Disney's Frozen: The Musical
Jan 26 - Feb 6, 2022
Feb 23, 2022
Mar 1 - 6, 2022
Mar 15, 2022
Winner of 11 Tony Awards
March 29 - April 10, 2022
A true cultural phenomenon, Lin-Manuel Miranda's Pulitzer Prize-winning Hamilton is changing the face of the modern musical. An exhilarating historical epic, that is equal parts Sondheim and Notorious B.I.G., this record-breaking Broadway musical traces the life and times of Alexander Hamilton, one of America's most important (and colorful) historical figures.
January 26 - February 6, 2022
Disney's latest Broadway smash hit is heading out on tour! Following a storming success on Broadway, and earning three Tony nomination in the process, Elsa, Anna, Olaf and Kristoff head out across North America to bring the magic of Frozen to you and your family. With incredible puppetry, choreography and your favorite songs, the stage musical harnesses the fun, love, and wow-factor of the 2013 movie in all its glory, and then adds some!
February 23, 2022
Three-time Grammy Award-winning saxophonist and New Orleans native Branford Marsalis has jazz running through his veins. The sons of a jazz singer and music professor, Marsalis and his brothers have risen to the upper echelons of modern jazz due to their virtuosic playing and technique. In an astounding four decade career, the living legend has performed and recorded with the likes of Miles Davis, Art Blakey and Herbie Hancock.
March 1 - 6, 2022
Tina Fey's Drama Desk award-winning Broadway musical, based on the 2004 Lindsay Lohan film, Mean Girls is out on its national tour! With a book by Fey, direction by Book of Mormon's Casey Nicholaw, music and lyrics by Jeff Richmond and Legally Blonde's Nell Benjamin - which includes tracks "Apex Predator" and "I'd Rather Be Me"- it's no surprise that the musical is Broadway's latest smash hit, earning 12 Tony nominations along the way.
March 15, 2022
Japan's mesmerising Tao drum and dance ensemble embark on a new tour of North America in 2020. Fusing stunning traditional Japanese dance with the rhythmic pounding of the taiko drums, Drum Tao is an incredible window into Japanese musical and artistic culture, as well as bringing influences from Indonesian, Korean and Maori traditions into the spotlight.
750 East West Shaw Ln, East Lansing, MI 48824
Located on the Michigan State University Campus, and named for former president Clifton R. Wharton Jr.. & his wife Dolores. The Wharton Center for the Performing Arts has been enriching the lives of the community since 1982. Alongside hosting Broadway tours, concerts and comedy, it is also the permanent residence of the Lansing Symphony Orchestra. Dedicated to providing a home for world-class entertainment and theatrical arts, The Wharton is a leading cultural and creative hub in the state, focusing a great deal of their resources on education and strengthening the value of the arts.
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