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‘Les Misérables’ to hit Broadway headlines in upcoming Fresno season | Entertainment

Fresno Lexus Broadway in Fresno welcomes visitors to the Saroyan Theater with a big 2023 season.

This season brings incredible entertainment, including new hits and all-time favorites.

Subscription renewals are now on sale and new subscriptions will be available later this summer. Visitors can visit BroadwayinFresno.com to sign up for a new subscription waiting list.

Ann Francis, Vice President of West Coast for Broadway Across America, said: “We are honored to present one of the most exciting touring Broadway theaters available in our country. We are very grateful to our patrons, artists and our talented staff who continue to come together and support the vital importance of the arts in the Central Valley.”

The 2023 Fresno Lexus Broadway in Fresno season schedule is as follows:

“Dear Evan Hansen” | Jan. 10-15, 2023







Ben Platt and the cast of Dear Evan Hansen perform at the 71st Annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 11, 2017 in New York City.




A letter that should never have been read, a lie that should never have been told, a life that he never dreamed of. Evan Hansen is about to get what he always wanted: a chance to finally fit in. Dear Evan Hansen is a deeply personal and very contemporary musical about life and how we live it.

Dear Evan Hansen received a remarkable response from audiences and critics around the world, including The Washington Post, which called Dear Evan Hansen “theatrical magic.” One of the greatest shows in musical theater history.” The New York Times calls it “a thrilling knockout of the musical”. And NBC Nightly News declares the musical “an anthem that resonates on Broadway and beyond.”

Dear Evan Hansen features a book by Tony Award winner Stephen Levenson, music by Grammy, Tony and Oscar winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (La La Land, The Greatest Showman) and directed by four-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (Rent, Next to Normal).

‘hairspray’ | March 21-22, 2023

“If life were all it should be, it would be more like Hairspray. It’s irresistible!”

Hairspray, the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical comedy phenomenon, is back on tour. Join 16-year-old Tracey Turnblad in the 1960s film Baltimore as she sets out to dance to land on TV’s most popular show. Can a girl with big dreams (and even bigger hair) change the world?

“Hairspray” features beloved hit music including “Welcome to the 60s”, “Good Morning Baltimore” and “You Can’t Stop the Beat”, “Hairspray” is “fresh, charming and insanely melodic!” (New York Times).

This brand new touring production reunites Broadway’s award-winning creative team, led by director Jack O’Brien and choreographer Jerry Mitchell, to bring the show to a new generation of theater audiences.

‘Fiddler on the Roof’ | May 16-17, 2023

Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific and The King & I bring a fresh and authentic take on this beloved theatrical masterpiece from Tony-winner Joseph Stein and Pulitzer Prize winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnik.

The original production won ten Tony Awards, including a Special Tony Award for being the longest-running Broadway musical of all time. You’ll be there when the sun comes up in this new production with amazing movement and dance from renowned Israeli choreographer Hofesh Schechter, based on the original production by Jerome Robbins. A wonderful cast and magnificent orchestra tell this touching story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family.

Including classic Broadway plays Tradition, If I Were a Rich Man, Sunrise, Sunset, Matchmaker, and To Life, Fiddler on the Roof introduces a new generation to this uplifting holiday that will raise the cup joy! Be in love! To life!

“Les Miserables” | July 25-30, 2023

Cameron Mackintosh presents the acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Tony Award-winning Claude-Michel Schoenberg, the musical phenomenon Les Misérables.

This brilliant production took the world by storm and was hailed by “Les Misérables for the 21st Century” (Huffington Post), “a dream staged dream revived” (Daily Telegraph), and “one of the greatest musicals ever made” (Chicago Tribune).

Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells a gripping tale of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. This epic and inspiring story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theater history.

The magnificent soundtrack of Les Misérables includes the songs “I Had a Dream”, “On My Own”, “Bring Him Home”, “One More Day”, “Master of the House” and many others. Watched by over 130 million people worldwide in 53 countries and 22 languages, Les Misérables is undoubtedly one of the most popular musicals in the world.

COVID-19 Health and Safety

To ensure the safety of audiences, staff, cast and crew, COVID-19 health and safety protocols may be in place for each performance. Attendees will be notified of any protocol prior to the performance. All ticket holders are required to comply with them.

If we need to cancel any performance at any time for any reason, your ticket value is safe. If you have paid in full, you will have the option of a credit, refund or donate the value of your tickets. If you have a payment plan, the value will be applied to the remaining payments in your account.

Group tickets of 10 or more people are already available for all shows. Please contact Group Sales for more information at 206-701-8383 or email Groups@BroadwayinFresno.com.

Individual tickets for each event will go on sale at a later date. See BroadwayinFresno.com for single ticket sale dates and sign up for eClub for all the latest news and sale dates.

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