When one thinks of entertainment options in Orlando, the theme parks first come to mind. When one thinks of entertainment options in New York, Chicago, or Los Angeles, they think broadway shows. However, Orlando’s Bob Carr Performing Arts Center has been hosting theater shows since 1926 and Orlando hosts some of the top traveling broadway shows from the “Broadway Across America” group.
Broadway Shows in Orlando
The 2012 and 2013 Broadway season kicks off with Disney’s Beauty and the Beast on Tuesday, October 2nd 2012 and finishes with Memphis on Sunday, May 19th, 2013. Other shows for the 2012 and 2013 season include Disney’s Mary Poppins, Sister Act, Million Dollar Quartet, and Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.
Broadway Shows in Orlando Parking
Park at the Centroplex to attend one of the shows or park in one of the parking garages in the center of downtown Orlando and take the free Lymmo bus that will drop you off at the front of the Bob Carr.
The 2012/2013 season is the following:
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast: October 2-7, 2012
Million Dollar Quartet: October 30 – November 4, 2012
Sister Act: December 4-9, 2012
Disney’s Mary Poppins: January 8-13, 2013
Priscilla, Queen of the Desert: April 16-21, 2013
Memphis: May 14-19, 2013
Click Here to visit the Broadway Across America / Broadway in Orlando website for more information and purchase tickets.
In 2014, Orlando will welcome the new Dr Phillips Performing Arts Center as a world-class performing arts center for traveling Broadway shows.
Disney’s Mary Poppins on Broadway
Bob Carr Performing Arts Center Map