Broadway Columbia County Season Announced
Friday, July 30th, 2021
The Columbia County Performing Arts Center and Nederlander National Markets are thrilled to announce the Broadway musicals, ANASTASIA and FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, will launch their tours in the recently opened facility and anchor the inaugural 2021 – 22 Broadway Columbia County season presented by Gerald Jones Auto Group. The season kicks off in October with the critically acclaimed Broadway production of ANASTASIA. The series also features the Tony-nominated newly staged revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, the Tony® Award and Pulitzer Prize®-winning musical celebrating its 25th anniversary RENT, and the record-breaking musical spectacular CATS. Subscription sales begin Monday, August 23, 2021 at 10am. Group tickets for all shows will be available later – date to be announced. On-sale dates for individual tickets will be announced as each performance approaches.
“On behalf of the Board of Commissioners and County Administration, I would like to say how excited we are to announce the long-awaited lineup of Broadway shows coming to the Columbia County Performing Arts Center,” said Chairman Doug Duncan. “Nederlander and the PAC staff have worked to secure a strong inaugural season for our amazing community and surrounding area. I think the season has something for everyone to enjoy, and I can’t wait to get it started and share memorable experiences for years to come.”
Broadway Columbia County 2021-22 Season Performance Dates Anastasia: Friday, October 15 @ 8pm
Fiddler On The Roof: Tuesday, October 26 @ 7:30pm Rent: Monday, February 7 @ 7:30pm
Cats: April 12-13 @ 7pm
The only way to guarantee seats to this series in the brand-new facility is to subscribe to a season subscription package, starting as low as $220. Visit www.thecenterofcc.com or call 706.477.6767, Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm.
Enjoy the many exclusive benefits of being a subscriber including a guarantee of the same great seats to each season show, the option to renew those seats from year to year, and first options on upgrading seats. Subscribers also receive additional special ticket offers and the chance to purchase tickets to add-on shows before the general public. Subscription tickets are received electronically via email prior to the performance to avoid box office lines and lost ticket insurance is included at no additional charge.
The Columbia County Performing Arts Center is an 85,000 square foot facility that boasts 2,100 seats and serves as the anchor of The Plaza development in Evans, Georgia.
About Nederlander National Markets LLC (Presenter)
The name “Nederlander” has been synonymous with great entertainment since 1912. A show business dynasty began when David T. Nederlander, a smart young businessman living in Detroit Michigan, purchased a 99-year lease on the Detroit Opera House. In 1964, his son James M. Nederlander came to New York City and purchased the Palace Theatre on Broadway. His hard work, pioneering spirit and vision enabled him to build one of the largest privately held live entertainment companies in the world, including theaters in 32 cities across the United States and theaters in London.
Nederlander National Markets LLC continues the tradition of operating historic theatres, producing and presenting the best in theatrical and concert events, and innovating new ways to engage future generations of theatergoers.
DETAILED SHOW INFORMATION
Anastasia: Friday, October 15, 2021 @ 8pm
From the Tony Award®-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, ANASTASIA transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family. “Smartly adapted by Terrence McNally, ANASTASIA is a sweeping adventure, romance and historical epic whose fine craftsmanship will satisfy musical-theater fans” (Time Out).
Fiddler On The Roof: Tuesday, October 26 @ 7:30pm
Tony®-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific, The King and I and 2017 Tony-winning Best Play Oslo, bring a fresh and authentic vision to this beloved theatrical masterpiece from Tony winner Joseph Stein and Pulitzer Prize winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick.
The original production won ten Tony Awards, including a special Tony for becoming the longest-running Broadway musical of all time. You’ll be there when the sun rises on this new production, with stunning movement and dance from acclaimed Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter, based on the original staging by Jerome Robbins. A wonderful cast and a lavish orchestra tell this heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family.
Featuring the Broadway classics “Tradition,” “If I Were a Rich Man,” “Sunrise, Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker” and “To Life,” FIDDLER ON THE ROOF will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!
RENT: Monday, February 7, 2022 @ 7:30pm
For a quarter of a century, Jonathan Larson’s RENT has inspired us to choose love over fear and to live without regret. This Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning phenomenon follows a year in the lives of a diverse group of artists and friends struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. It has become more than a musical – it’s a cultural touchstone, a rite of passage and a source of joy and strength for millions. RENT has become a part of us forever.
Whether you’ve never seen RENT or have completely lost count, you can’t miss it this time around – the 25th Anniversary “Farewell Season of Love” is your FINAL CHANCE to experience this celebrated touring production.
Cats: April 12 – 13, 2022, @ 7pm
CATS, the record-breaking musical spectacular by Andrew Lloyd Webber that has captivated audiences in over 30 countries and 15 languages, is now on tour across North America!
ANASTASIA features a book by celebrated playwright Terrence McNally, a lush new score by Stephen Flaherty
(music) and Lynn Ahrens (lyrics) based on original direction by Tony Award® winner Darko Tresnjak with
choreography by Peggy Hickey and tour direction by Sarah Hartmann.
Audiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater—"Memory”. Winner of 7 Tony Awards® including BEST MUSICAL, CATS tells the story of one magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn. The original score by Andrew Lloyd Webber (The Phantom of the Opera, School of Rock, Sunset Boulevard), original scenic and costume design by John Napier (Les Misérables), all-new lighting design by Natasha Katz (Aladdin), all-new sound design by Mick Potter, new choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) based on the original choreography by Gillian Lynne (Phantom) and direction by Trevor Nunn (Les Misérables) make this production a new CATS for a new generation!