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Sixteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition - Semifinal Round

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Semifinal Round - Bass Performance Hall

June 8-12, 2022

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Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!

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Oklahoma!

June 21 - 26, 2022
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Jesus Christ Superstar

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Jesus Christ Superstar

July 12 - 17, 2022
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Mean Girls

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Mean Girls

July 26 - 31, 2022
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Dreamgirls

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Dreamgirls

August 11 -14, 2022

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National Geographic Symphony of Our World

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National Geographic Symphony of Our World

Aug 26-28, 2022

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Queen of Soul

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Queen of Soul

September 2-4, 2022

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A New Musical Era Begins: Brahms, Beethoven, and Schubert

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A New Musical Era Beings: Brahms, Beethoven, and Schubert

September 9-11, 2022

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Dancing with the FWSO Stars

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Dancing with the FWSO Stars

September 17, 2022

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Cirque du Ballet

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Cirque du Ballet

September 30 - October 2, 2022

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Rachmaninoff's Thirds

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Rachmaninoff's Thirds

October 7-9, 2022

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A Trip to Harlem: Bernstein, Ellington, Gershwin, and Douglas J. Cuomo

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A Trip to Harlem: Bernstein, Ellington, Gershwin, and Douglas J. Cuomo

October 14-16, 2022

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Celebration

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Celebration

October 21-23, 2022

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A Trip to St. Petersburg: Glinka, Glazunov, and Tchaikovsky

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A Trip to St. Petersburg: Glinka, Glazunov, and Tchaikovsky

October 28 -30, 2022

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Elf The Musical

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Elf The Musical

November 11 - 13, 2022
Broadway Specials Series

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Wagner Highlights

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Wagner Highlights

November 18-20, 2022

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Home for the Holidays

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Home for the Holidays

November 25-27, 2022

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My Fair Lady

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My Fair Lady

November 29 - December 4, 2022
Broadway at the Bass Series presented by PNC Bank

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The Nutcracker

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The Nutcracker

December 9-24, 2022

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The Nutty Nutcracker

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The Nutty Nutcracker

December 16, 2022

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ABBA The Concert: A Tribute to ABBA

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ABBA The Concert: A Tribute to ABBA

December 31, 2022

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Classical and Neo-Classical: Prokofiev, Beethoven, Mozart, and Stacy Garrop

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Classical and Neo-Classical: Prokofiev, Beethoven, Mozart, and Stacy Garrop

January 6-7, 2023

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Disney's The Lion King

January 18 - 29, 2023
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Twist & Shout: Music of the Beatles

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Twist & Shout: Music of the Beatles

February 3-5, 2023

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Heroes at the Symphony

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Heroes at the Symphony

February 4, 2023

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Pretty Woman The Musical

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Pretty Woman The Musical

February 7 - 12, 2023
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A Gala Evening with Yo-Yo Ma

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A Gala Evening with Yo-Yo Ma

February 25, 2023

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Dancing in the Street: The Music of Motown

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Dancing in the Street: The Music of Motown

March 3-5, 2023

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Wild Symphony

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Wild Symphony

March 4, 2023

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Gil Shaham Plays Tchaikovsky: Mahler and Tchaikovsky

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Gil Shaham Plays Tchaikovsky: Mahler and Tchaikovsky

March 10-12, 2023

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Modern Masterpieces

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Modern Masterpieces

March 17 -19, 2023

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Jake Fridkis in Concert: Schumann, Reinecke, and Liszt

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Jake Fridkis in Concert: Schumann, Reinecke, and Liszt

March 24-26, 2023

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Annie

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Annie

March 28 - April 2, 2023
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Pink Martini

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Pink Martini

April 28-30, 2023

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Elgar's Enigma Variations: Strauss, Saint-Saens, and Elgar

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Elgar's Enigma Variations: Strauss, Saint-Saens, and Elgar

May 5-7, 2023

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Haydn: The Creation

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Haydn: The Creation

May 19-21, 2023

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Alice in Wonderland

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Alice in Wonderland

May 26-28, 2023

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An Evening of Kodaly, Mozart, and Brahms

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An Evening of Koday, Mozart, and Brahms

June 2, 2023

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Jubilee Theatre in partnership with Performing Arts Fort Worth Presents

Dreamgirls

Dates: August 11 - 14, 2022

Location: Bass Performance Hall

Run Time: 2 hours 30 minutes with a 20 minute intermission

Tags: Broadway, Musical

Thursday August 11, 2022 7:30 PM

Tickets starting at $33

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Friday August 12, 2022 8:00 PM

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Saturday August 13, 2022 3:00 PM

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Saturday August 13, 2022 8:00 PM

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Sunday August 14, 2022 3:00 PM

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Overview

August 11 - 14, 2022

Cautions: Mild Adult Themes

One of the most successful and explosive musicals in American theatre history comes to the Bass Hall stage to round out Jubilee Theatre's 41st Season.

DREAMGIRLS takes the audience through a time portal of when rhythm and blues and soul music magic were part of a new American sound that swept the nation and the world. The musical goes behind-the-scenes to reveal the business side of show business and the shared drama that exudes love, heartache, rejection, soulful melodies, high-octane vocals, triumph, and defeat – both musically and personally – through all of the characters’ journeys. DREAMGIRLS is a cultural phenomenon set to one of the most dynamic soundtracks of our lives. 

Through Gospel, R&B, smooth pop, disco, and more, Dreamgirls explores themes of ambition, hope, and betrayal, all set in the glamorous and competitive world of the entertainment industry.

 “Dreamgirls is a show about a time in American musical history when rhythm and blues blended with other styles of popular music creating a new American sound. Act One is set in the fabulous sixties – a time when we were still screaming at Elvis and listening to the Beatles but were dancing to the new beat of countless girl and boy groups like The Supremes, The Marvelettes, The Temptations, and The Shirelles. Dreamgirls is not just about the singing and the dancing and the performing. The play is also about the behind-the-scenes reality of the entertainment industry – the business part of show business that made possible this cultural phenomenon. Act Two shows the creation and the arrival of disco – though the word is never used in the script. The subject matter of this play deals with a musical contribution to America of such importance that only now – decades later – are we beginning to understand.” – Michael Bennett

Special rates available for groups of 10+

 

Credits and Accolades

Book & Lyrics by Tom Eyen
Music by Henry Kreiger
Directed by D. Wambui Richardson
Music Direction by Steven A. Taylor
Choreographed by Quinton Winston

Winner! Six 1982 Tony Awards®, including Best Book
Nominee: Thirteen 1982 Tony Awards®, including Best Musical
Winner! Four 1982 Drama Desk Awards
Nominee: Ten 1982 Drama Desk Awards, including Outstanding Musical
Winner! 1982 Theatre World Award (Jennifer Holliday)

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