DURHAM (WTVD) -- The Durham Performing Arts Center has revealed the 8 musicals that will be part of 2018-19 SunTrust Broadway Season. It's a mixture of new productions and classic musicals.
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While DPAC announced Hamilton would be a part of the season last year, they've now revealed the dates for the production. Hamilton will be the first musical of the new season, running November 6 - December 2. Hamilton is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton and the nation's first Treasury Secretary. In 2016 the Broadway smash won 11 Tony Awards including Best Musical. A public on-sale date for Hamilton has not yet been announced.
Here a look at the 7 other shows that will make up the SunTrust Broadway Season.
Fiddler on the Roof
January 8 - 13, 2019
The heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family.
January 22 - 27, 2019
In the last days of the Vietnam War, 17-year-old Kim is forced to work in a bar run by a notorious character known as the Engineer. There she meets and falls in love with an American G.I. named Chris but they are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. For 3 years, Kim goes on an epic journey of survival to find her way back to Chris, who has no idea he's fathered a son.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
February 12 - 17, 2019
Roald Dahl's amazing tale is now Durham's golden ticket! It's the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including "Pure Imagination," "The Candy Man," and "I've Got a Golden Ticket."
Dear Evan Hansen
March 12 - 17, 2019
Winner of six 2017 Tony Awards including Best Musical & 2018 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album
A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one thing he's always wanted: a chance to finally fit in.
April 16 - 21, 2019
Inspired by the beloved films, this dazzling show will transport you from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out on a journey to discover the mystery of her past.
May 21 - 26, 2019
Winner of 4 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, this new production pays tribute to the original work of legendary director/choreographer Gower Champion.
June 4 - 9, 2019
The beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater, "Memory."