Now the dates for that show have been announced, as have the names and dates for four other musicals.
The Lion King, winner of the 1998 Tony Award for Best Musical, will play in Little Rock from April 18 through May 6, 2018.
The season will kick off with Kinky Boots, which won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Musical (playing October 13-15, 2017). The 1987 Tony winning Best Musical Les Miserables returns to Little Rock from November 29 through December 3, 2017.
The stage version of Dirty Dancing will not be put in a corner, but it will be put on Robinson’s stage from March 16 to 18, 2018. The season will conclude with Tony winning Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. It will play from May 29 through June 3, 2018.
The remaining shows of the 2016-2017 are The Phantom of the Opera, Riverdance, and Motown-The Musical. Phantom, the 1988 Tony winner for Best Musical, plays March 8 through 19. Riverdance‘s 20th anniversary tour plays in Little Rock from April 14 through 16. Motown will rock Little Rock from June 21 through 25.