Thursday, May 26, 2016

The wait is over! The 2016-2017 Capitol Best series line up is now available.  Pick up your phone, open a new window on your laptop, or head down to the box office because you are not going to want to miss a single show.  This season is packed with everything from acrobatics to love stories and fairy tales come to life.   Below is a preview of this seasons shows.  For full descriptions, show times, and tickets, head to our website at
Once the Musical  - November 5, 2016
A tear jerking, foot-stomping love story.  Once the Musical is an ensemble piece without an orchestra – in fact, the orchestra is the actors and musicians of the show, playing right on the stage as part of the story. Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including BEST MUSICAL.
Pippin the Musical - January 9-10, 2017
A Circus of a Show.  Acrobatics, magic tricks, and the visual wizardry of Pippin is sensational  - you won’t want to blink, even for a moment. Winner of four 2013 Tony Awards® including Best Musical Revival.
Mamma Mia! - April 4-5, 2017
In three words? Fun. Fun. Fun.  ABBA's greatest hits woven into a sunny tale on a Greek island. This show has full-on, high-energy to spare, with periodic breaks for ballads and drama. This is one Broadway show where singing along (and dancing in the aisles) is encouraged.
Diavolo - Mar 3-4, 2017
A truly exhilarating performance on multiple levels, Diavolo dazzles and amazes as only the best athletes and entertainers can. Architecture in Motion® uses dance to explore the relationship between the human body and its architectural environment.
Cinderella - May 9-10, 2017
Glass slippers are so back! The timeless enchantment of a magical fairy tale – not what you expect and everything you thought. This Tony Award®-winning musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music is delighting audiences with its surprisingly contemporary take on the classic tale.

But wait, there’s more!  Don’t forget about Capitol Extras.  This season promises a truly unique experience of acrobatics, music and history.  Can’t wait another minute to purchase tickets? Call 853-ARTS!

Shanghai Acrobats of the Peoples Republic of China - September 8, 2016
Share the thrills with the whole family as trampoline artists and aerial acrobats fly through the air with the greatest of ease, while jugglers, contortionists, and martial artists demonstrate the exacting precision of their skills. 
RSC The Complete History of America abridged – Special Election Edition – October 14, 2016
A ninety minute rollercoaster ride through the glorious quagmire that is American History, reminding us that it’s not the length of your history that matters – it’s what you’ve done with it!
Disenchanted The Hilarious Hit Musical – November 17-19, 2016 
Poisoned apples. Glass slippers. Who needs ’em?! Not Snow White and her posse of disenchanted princesses in the hilarious hit musical that’s anything but Grimm. Not-for-the-kiddies –fairy tales will never be the same!
Kodo Drummers – January 26, 2017
The extraordinary phenomenal Japanese taiko drumming company KODO arrives as part of its 2016 Tour.  A dramatic mix of storytelling, music, dance and drama designed to reflect the beauty and mystery of Japanese traditions.

Whether you are a season ticket holder or still itching to attend your first show, we look forward to seeing you for this can’t miss series at The Capitol Theater!

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