Broadway’s ‘Frozen’, ‘A Bronx Tale’ Announce North American Tour Plans

Deen Van Meer

UPDATE with Play That Goes Wrong info Disney’s Tony-nominated musical Frozen will skate across North America beginning in the fall of 2019, with an official, exclusive opening at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles during the 2019-20 season.

Casting, dates and and ticket information will be announced later. Frozen will bring the number of Disney touring musicals to three, alongside The Lion King and Aladdin.

The tour is the latest in recent weeks from Broadway. Earlier today, the schedule for the upcoming A Bronx Tale tour was announced, with the musical directed by Robert De Niro and Jerry Zaks set to launch in Rochester, New York this October.

Earlier this month, 2019 tours of Mean Girls and My Fair Lady were announced, with casting still to be determined. British farce The Play That Goes Wrong, which has set a Broadway closing date of Aug. 26 at the Lyceum Theater, will begin a tour in Pittsburgh in September, with additional dates and cities to be announced, along with casting.

Frozen, directed by Michael Grandage and playing on Broadway at the St. James Theatre, has been Tony-nominated for Best Score, Best Book and Best Musical. The musical is produced by Disney Theatrical Productions under the direction of Thomas Schumacher.

A Bronx Tale, with book by Chazz Palminteri, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Glenn Slater, is produced by Tommy Mottola, the Dodgers, Tribeca Productions and Evamere Entertainment. Tech rehearsals and opening performances are set to begin in October at Rochester’s Auditorium Theater, with the official tour press opening planned for the Hollywood Pantages in Los Angeles in November.

Mean Girls and My Fair Lady begin their tours in fall 2019.

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