Ordway announces 2012-2012 season


The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts revealed a broad and varied 2012-2013 season tonight with a selection of brand new offerings and old favorites. Broadway hits "Billy Elliot," "Elf," and "Chicago" are interspersed with musical performances from the likes of Minnesota-raised Mexican musician Lila Downs, Irish fiddler Eileen Ivers, and Latin jazz veteran Poncho Sanchez, and internationally acclaimed dance companies from New York. Mexico, and New Zealand. The Ordway will also present three more of its popular Broadway Songbook series, featuring local performers.

Here is the season in its entirety:

Musical theater

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"Chicago" AUG 7-12, 2012

Broadway Songbook Series:

Rodgers and Hammerstein and Hart SEPT 21-30, 2012

Stephen Sondheim JAN 18-27, 2013

Cole Porter APR 19-28, 2013

Billy Elliot: the Musical OCT 9-14, 2012

Elf: the Musical DEC 5-30, 2012

Anything Goes MAY 7-12, 2013

Buddy -- The Buddy Holly Story, JUNE 18-23, 2013

Sing-a-long Sound of Music, SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2013

World Music

Lila Downs, WED, OCT 17, 2012

Poncho Sanchez and his Latin Jazz Band, FRI, OCT 26, 2012

Buckwheat Zydeco Mardi Gras Party FRI, FEB 8, 2013

Eileen Ivers and Immigrant Soul SUN, MAR 17, 2013


Delfos Danza Contemporanea, (Mexico) SAT, OCT 20, 2012

Black Grace Contemporary Dance (New Zealand) MAR 19, 2013

Pilobolus, SAT, MAY 4, 2013