Musical Theater West announces 2023 season


LONG BEACH (September 24, 2022) – The Musical Theater West (MTW) ​​in Long Beach has announced its lineup for the upcoming 2023 season. MTW’s 2023 season features a collection of beloved screen classics, which take stage life. Subscriptions are now available via the ticket office. Dial 562-856-1999 to reserve your seats for the season. Season pass packages start at $60.

“It’s a season full of big, beautiful, and ambitious stories. We have a fantastic collection of iconic Broadway classics that we’re excited to be able to bring to Southern California next season,” said Paul Garman, executive director/producer. of Musical Theater West “We couldn’t be more excited for our audience to experience the kind of magic that only live theater can provide.”

Musical Theater West’s 2023 season lineup includes:

9 to 5: The Musical | February 10 – 26, 2023

Based on the hit film, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and a book by Patricia Resnick, 9 to 5: The Musical is a casual tribute to corporate sisterhood and workplace revenge! Shortly after three co-workers share their fantasies of how they would give the boot to their sexist, selfish and oppressive boss, events conspire to allow them to take control of the company that is holding them back. Hey, a girl can plot, can’t she?

An American in Paris | April 14 – 30, 2023

An American soldier, a seductive French woman, and an indomitable European town each yearn for a fresh start in the aftermath of World War II. Inspired by the 1951 Oscar-winning film, An American in Paris features an enchanting score by George and Ira Gershwin, a fresh and sophisticated book by Tony nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Craig Lucas, and stunning choreography from tap dancing to ballet that will take you away. your feet!

The Wizard of Oz | July 7 – 23, 2023

We are going to see the magician! This timeless story of a Kansas farmer who travels over the rainbow – only to find there’s no better place than home – has captivated audiences for generations. Follow the yellow brick road to Emerald City in this charming stage adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s timeless classic. Filled with brains, heart and courage, and featuring the iconic music from the MGM movie, The Wizard of Oz is sure to be fun for the whole family!

The sound of music | October 20 – November 5, 2023

A story of hope in the face of rising horrors, this latest collaboration between Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II has become known and loved around the world. Maria, a free-spirited postulant, is sent to govern seven motherless children. Through patience, kindness and a love of music, she eventually wins the hearts of the children and their father, but the family soon has to make the unthinkable choice of fleeing their homeland.

MTW performances will be held at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center located at 6200 E. Atherton St, Long Beach, CA 90815.

This season will see the return of MTW’s Full Season Subscription Package, which guarantees customers tickets to all four productions at up to 35% off the regular ticket price. To purchase a season pass for the 2023 season, call the box office at 562-856-1999 or visit their website


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