Walton Arts Center is excited to introduce the 2015-16 Procter & Gamble Broadway Series. Single tickets to all Broadway and regular season shows will be available this summer, but this special five-show package can now be renewed or reserved. Patrons will see construction for the renovations and expansion during the upcoming year, but shows will not be impacted. Subscriptions to the 2015-16 Broadway Series can be renewed and/or purchased by calling our Box Office at 479.443.5600 or visiting 2015-16 Broadway Subscriptions.

Subscription Benefits Include:
• Five shows at a discounted price
• Same seats for each show
• No exchange fees and free ticket replacement services.
• 10% discount on most 2015-16 season shows.
• Priority purchasing opportunities for WAC shows.
As a benefit, subscribers are offered the opportunity to make early purchase of additional shows on the season. There are seven add-on shows all of which come from a variety of series including Family Fun, Night Out and Concerts. These series will be announced in their entirety – and available for single tickets sales – this summer during the 2015-16 Season announcement. Here’s a peek at next season’s lineup so far…

2015-16 P&G Broadway Series

Pippin
Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015 – Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015

Pippin is Broadway’s high-flying, death-defying hit musical! Full of extraordinary acrobatics, wondrous magical feats and soaring songs from the composer of Wicked, Pippin will lift you up and leave you smiling. This unforgettable new production is the winner of four Tony Awards® including Best Musical. Direct from an acclaimed run at Boston’s American Repertory Theater, this captivating new production is directed by Tony winner Diane Paulus; it features sizzling choreography in the style of Bob Fosse and breathtaking acrobatics by Les 7 Doigts de la Main. Pippin is noted for many Broadway standards including “Corner of the Sky,” “Magic To Do,” “Glory” and “Love Song.”

Kinky Boots
Tuesday, Jan. 19 - Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016

Kinky Boots is the exhilarating Broadway musical that will lift your spirits to new high-heeled heights! Winner of six Tony Awards® including Best Musical, this inspirational story follows a struggling shoe factory owner who works to turn his business around with help from Lola, a fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos. Together, this unlikely pair finds that they have more in common than they ever dreamed possible. Inspired by a true story, Kinky Boots features a joyous, Tony-winning score by Cyndi Lauper, direction and Tony-winning choreography by Jerry Mitchell and a hilarious, uplifting book by four-time Tony winner Harvey Fierstein.

Mamma Mia!
Tuesday, Feb. 9 - Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016

A mother, a daughter and three possible dads will make for a trip down the aisle that you’ll never forget! Over 50 million people around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel good show. Writer Catherine Johnson’s sunny, funny tale unfolds on a Greek Island paradise. The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship.

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - Sunday, March 6, 2016

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is the Tony Award® -winning Broadway musical from the creators of household names The Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic fairytale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love, the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more! Rediscover some of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s most beloved songs including “In My Own Little Corner” and “Ten Minutes Ago,” in this hilarious and romantic Broadway experience.

The Bridges of Madison County
Tuesday, April 19 – Sunday, April 24, 2016

The Bridges of Madison County is one of the most romantic stories ever written. It first captured the nation’s attention as a best-selling novel by Robert James Waller and is now an irresistible, two-time Tony Award® winning Broadway musical. The Bridges of Madison County tells the story of Iowa housewife Francesca and her life-changing, four-day whirlwind romance with traveling photographer Robert. It’s an unforgettable story of two people caught between decision and desire. This stunning stage production features soulful music by Tony Award® winning composer Jason Robert Brown, and draws upon the rich textures of Americana, folk and the expressive balladry of Broadway.


2015-16 Season Add-ons

Annie
Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015 - Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015

The world’s most beloved musical is back! Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin and choreographed by Liza Gennaro, this production of Annie is a brand new incarnation of the iconic original that debuts during Thanksgiving week.

National Circus and Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China
Friday, Dec.11, 2015 and Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015

Families will be astonished by the unique acts in their program, such as Great Teeterboard, Grand Flying Trapeze, Group Contortion, Straw Hats Juggling, Girls’ Balance With Bowls and many other awe-inspiring acts.

Home Free: Full of Cheer
Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015

The vocal sensation and Season 4 champion of NBC's "The Sing-Off" are back again – this time with their first holiday tour, Full of Cheer.

Ira Glass
Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016

Ira Glass, creator of the public radio show "This American Life," talks about his creative inspiration behind the show: what makes a compelling story, where they find the show's amazing stories and how the show nudges broadcast journalism to do things it hasn’t traditional done.

L.A. Theatre Works: Bram Stoker’s Dracula
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016

In Charles Morey’s acclaimed adaptation, Count Dracula slips quietly into Victorian London with a cargo of his native Transylvanian soil, necessary for rest between his victims. The city seems helpless against his frightful power and only one man, the smart and resourceful Dr. Van Helsing, can stop the carnage.

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn
Friday, Feb. 19, 2016

Banjo greats, Abigail Washburn and Bela Fleck, team up for a rare concert experience where the sophistication of an old-time singer-songwriter meets the jazz-to-classical ingenuity of an iconic instrumentalist and composer with bluegrass roots.

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
Friday, May 6 - Sunday, May 8, 2016

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is the classic story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped in a spell placed by an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed to his former self.