September 21-26, 2004
Theatergoers who were amazed by the 1998 BTG presentation of Cirque Ingenieux will delight in a brilliant new circus fantasy-Cirque Dreams. In imaginative bursts of color, costume and performance artistry, Cirque Dreams features an international cast of acrobats, contortionists, aerialists and sculpted men of strength. Cirque Dreams is a magical stage phenomenon that will leave your family asking "How did they do that?"
BROADWAY ON ICE
November 9-14, 2004
The DeVos Performance Hall stage will turn to ice as world-renowned skaters perform to renditions of Broadway's most endearing songs. Broadway On Ice combines the grace of the world's best athletes with soaring orchestration and singing performances of the theatre's most memorable scores. Your entire family will be swept away by one of the truly original performances of the year!
November 23-28, 2004
After opening on Broadway in 2001 and receiving a record 12 Tony Awards, The Producers sings and dances into Grand Rapids as the most anticipated musical comedy in years! Based on Mel Brooks' 1968 movie, The Producers is a classic comedy send-up where a down-on-his-luck theatrical producer and a mousy accountant hatch the ultimate scam: raise money for a sure-fire Broadway flop and pocket the difference. Of course, nothing goes as planned as this hilarious musical unfolds.
THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
April 5-10, 2005
The biggest Tony Award-winner of 2002, Thoroughly Modern Millie transports you to the Jazz Age in New York City where flappers like Millie Dillmount were bobbing their hair, raising their hemlines and rewriting the rules of love. A delightful Valentine to the spirit of New York City where everyone is determined to take the town by storm, Thoroughly Modern Millie raises the roof with whirling, pop entertainment.
May 24-29, 2005
One of the world's greatest and most moving musicals, Les Miserables is based on Victor Hugo's classic tale of Jean Valjean. Chronicling his French imprisonment, evading capture by the determined Inspector Javert, raising the orphan child Cosette and coming to terms with his humanity at his death, Les Miserables is the third longest running musical in Broadway history. Originally presented by the BTG in 1989, Les Mis triumphantly returns to the DeVos Performance Hall stage in a must-see engagement.
June 21-26, 2005
In her farewell performance, Tony Award - nominee Cathy Rigby takes flight in the 100th Anniversary of the immortal James M. Barrie tale-Peter Pan. This timeless musical masterpiece complete with evil Captain Hook, a crafty crocodile and the enchantment of Never Never Land will touch, inspire, dazzle and charm every generation. Take off with the ever-youthful Cathy Rigby and revel in the magic of this beloved classic.