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The Youkey Theatre continues to provide a variety of Tony-Award winning and nationally renowned touring Broadway productions. The Series began in 1993 and will continue to bring true award-winning entertainment to the City of Lakeland, Polk County and Central Florida.

Enjoy five nationally touring productions

  • Beautiful
  • A Bronx Tale
  • Waitress
  • Jersey Boys
  • An American in Paris

Broadway Series Subscribers enjoy these great benefits:

  • Five great shows - one of the most affordable packages in Central Florida
  • Free parking
  • Priority seating
  • Receive special discounts on additional series and special engagement ticket purchases
  • 10% off pre-show dining purchases

Important Dates:

  • Deadline for RETURNING SUBSCRIBERS - Friday July 5
  • NEW SUBSCRIBERS on sale date - Monday July 29
  • PUBLIC on sale date for SINGLE TICKETS - Monday, August 19
  • SEASON TICKETS mailed or pickup available - Friday, October 4

 

Build-A-Series

Mix and match, pick and choose... the possibilities are endless with our "Build-A-Series" Package designed for those who want to personalize their own theatrical experience! Select 3 or more shows from our season offerings and you'll enjoy discounted ticket prices* and a 10% discount on pre-show dining. Flexible and personal, the "Build-A-Series" Package provides a fully-customized approach, allowing you to build a theatre season that fits your schedule and budget! Receive FREE parking when you buy five shows. Parking passes are for the shows purchased and are non-replaceable.

The Build-A-Series Package is only available for purchase through the RP Funding Center Box Office, so call 863-834-8111 and start building today!

*All Broadway and Special Engagement shows are available for the Build-A-Series Package, but not all shows have a discounted ticket price. Select events and Sport Engagements are not available for inclusion in the package. Please contact the Box Office at 863-834-8111 for details.

Call our Box Office for more information 863-834-8111. Box Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:30am-5:30pm


2019-2020 Broadway Series

Beautiful

December 23, 2019

The Carole King Musical tells the Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation. 


A Bronx Tale

January 6, 2020

Three years ago, Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri teamed up with Academy Award® winner Robert De Niro, Tony® Award winner Jerry Zaks and Tony® Award nominee Sergio Trujillo to create this streetwise musical - based on Palminteri’s true life story.
 
A BRONX TALE, Broadway’s hit crowd-pleaser, takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s, where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he’d love to be. 
 
Bursting with high-energy dance numbers and original doo-wop tunes from Academy Award® and Tony® Award-winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast) and Tony® Award-nominee Glenn Slater (Love Never Dies), A BRONX TALE is an unforgettable story of loyalty and family.
 
The New York Times hails A BRONX TALE as “A Critics’ Pick! The kind of tale that makes you laugh and cry.”
 

Waitress

January 23, 2020

Meet Jenna, a waitress and expert pie-maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and rocky marriage. Pouring her heart into her pies, she crafts desserts that mirror her topsy-turvy life such as “The Key (Lime) to Happiness Pie” and “Betrayed By My Eggs Pie.” When a baking contest in a nearby county — and a satisfying run-in with someone new — show Jenna a chance at a fresh start, she must find the courage to seize it. Change is on the menu, as long as Jenna can write her own perfectly personal recipe for happiness.

Brought to life by a groundbreaking, all-female creative team, this Tony Award® -nominated hit features original music and lyrics by 7-time Grammy® nominee Sara Bareilles (“Love Song,” “Brave”), a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam) and original direction by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus (Pippin, Finding Neverland).

“WAITRESS is a little slice of heaven!” says Entertainment Weekly, and is “sweet, sassy and passionate,” according to New York Magazine. Don’t miss this uplifting and hilarious musical!


Jersey Boys

February 19, 2020

They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story -- a story that has made them an international sensation all over again.

Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the Tony and Grammy Award®-winning true-life musical phenomenon, JERSEY BOYS. From the streets of New Jersey to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, this is the musical that’s just too good to be true.

FEATURING THE LEGENDARY TOP TEN HITS:
“Sherry” • “Big Girls Don’t Cry” • “Walk Like A Man” • “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” • “December, 1963 (Oh What A Night)”


An American in Paris

March 11, 2020

ROMANCE! ADVENTURE! GERSHWIN! WHO COULD ASK FOR ANYTHING MORE !
In post war Paris, romance is in the air and youthful optimism reigns. Gershwin’s soaring melodies are matched by gravity-defying dance as the world rediscovers the power of love in this breathtaking production. Hoping to start a new life, World War II veteran Jerry Mulligan chooses newly-liberated Paris as the place to make a name for himself as a painter. But Jerry's life becomes complicated when he meets Lise, a young Parisian shop girl with her own secret - and realizes he is not her only suitor. Winner of four Tony Awards and inspired by the Academy Award-winning film, this exquisite production features your favorite Gershwin songs including “I Got Rhythm,” “Liza,” “'S Wonderful,” “But Not for Me,” and “Stairway to Paradise.”

“Pure Joy…An American In Paris is a TRIUMPH!” New York Times