Pamela Anderson, 54, began her eight-week Broadway career playing the wily Roxie Hart in the iconic Bob Fosse and Fred Ebb musical, where she was met with undying praise. Audiences greeted Anderson with the kind of euphoria that few shows have received during this difficult season, let alone a 25-year-old production like Chicago.
Chicago tells the story of Roxie, a 1920s adulteress who murders her lover and becomes a tabloid favorite while arguing in her own defense, a role that is perfect for the entertainment icon.
Such is the success of Chicago that it has won 6 Tony Awards and the recording of the musical’s themes won a Grammy Award as well.
The Lion King is an acclaimed stage adaptation of the classic 1994 Disney film and book by Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi, bringing to life the story of Simba, the prince of African lions, who battles his evil uncle Scar. for the throne, once he kills his father. But before Simba can take his rightful place in the “Cycle of Life,” he grows up with his two fun-loving friends, Timon and Pumbaa. Together they teach Simba their philosophy of life, “Hakuna Matata” (No Worries). The musical features music by Elton John and Tim Rice and the Oscar-winning song “Can You Feel the Love Tonight.”
Additional songs are by Hans Zimmer, Lebo M, Mark Mancina and Jay Rifkin. This visual feast is famous for director Julie Taymor’s complex animal-puppet-human fusion, and is loved by audiences of all ages.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, its plot does not replicate any of the movies, but it is a plot that can only be seen in the musical. The script was written by J. K. Rowling herself and is set 17 years after Harry defeated Voldemort. Now Potter is an employee of the Ministry of Magic, married and the father of three children. This starting point is the beginning of a play that has won several Tony Awards, including best musical, and has the record for ticket sales in one week in the entire history of Broadway. The scenery of the musical, the special effects and its soundtrack is magnificent and great entertainment. But, above all, because it completes the Harry Potter story in a way that no other movie, spin-off or novel has done.
Moulin Rouge is a sensational experience full of color, lights and emotions that will immerse you in the bohemian Paris of 1900. It tells the romantic love story between the young writer Christian and Satine, the star of the cabaret. The musical preserves all the essence of the film because the stage design of the musical even has the symbolic red windmill, the giant elephant and all the flavor of the cabaret, but it is also modernized by adding recent songs to its repertoire, which makes you identify more with the story. and it is pure entertainment.
Hamilton tells the story of Alexander Hamilton, an orphan from the Caribbean who, after a series of events, ends up arriving in the United States and becomes an important figure in both the American War of Independence and the nation’s first government. The story is told in an unconventional way through an interactive staging where spectacular sound and light effects abound, making for great entertainment. In addition, it is a work in which there is little dialogue and everything is through songs. Each and every one of them is unique to this musical.
Aladdin is the stage adaptation of Disney’s popular and classic 90’s animated film.
The story begins when Aladdin, a young thief from Agrabah, finds a magic lamp with which he can make only three wishes to fix his life and thus escape poverty. With one of them he wants to become a prince to conquer Jazmin, the beautiful daughter of the sultan with whom he has fallen in love, but the evil royal vizier has other plans for the Genie of the lamp that will endanger all the inhabitants of the city. town. The scene from the number “An Ideal World”, where the protagonists fly over the city aboard a magic carpet, is simply magnificent, great entertainment for the whole family.
The Phantom of the Opera is one of the highly successful Broadway musicals that has been awarded 7 Tony Awards (including Best Musical of the Year) thanks to the wonderful adaptation of the popular novel by Gaston Leroux.
It is set in the 19th century at the Paris Opera, and tells the story of a deformed man who hides in the basement of the opera house and who has the theater workers frightened by his crimes. But the ghost falls in love with a young ballerina named Christine, adopts her as his muse and teaches her to sing to become the leading lady of the opera. However, when he discovers that his love is impossible, he swears revenge.
It’s no wonder that it’s the longest-running Broadway show and that 80 million people around the world have already seen it.