Summer is here, and so is Muny Season! One of the “Must Do’s” one every St. Louisans summer list should be to attend a show at The Muny! This summer, their line-up is sure to attract some very large crowds.
June 15 – 21
One of history’s greatest and most popular musicals, Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Ladyopens The Muny’s 97th summer season. This all-time Muny favorite has some of the most enchanting Broadway songs ever written. You’ll delight in “On The Street Where You Live,” “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?,” “The Rain in Spain,” and “I Could Have Danced All Night.” A witty and moving story of the sexes in their fiercest and funniest battle, My Fair Lady is the best of classic Broadway.
June 23 – 30
Winner of eight Tony® Awards including the 2003 Tony® for Best Musical,Hairspray brings its infectious beat and hilarious fun to the Muny for 8 performances. Set in the changing times of 1960s Baltimore, Tracy Turnblad dreams of dancing on the Corny Collins Show AND creating a perfect integrated world! Does she have the moves and the courage? Based on the 1988 John Waters Film of the same name, Hairsprayfeatures incredible dance numbers and a blazing set of pop tunes including “Good Morning Baltimore” and “You Can’t Stop The Beat!”
July 6 – 12
Happy holidays – all of them! Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn comes to joyous and extravagant life on the Muny stage. A Muny premiere, this will be only the second production in the world of this new musical based upon the beloved 1942 film. With thrilling dance numbers and lively comedy, this wonderful new show features Irving Berlin classics like “Easter Parade,” “Steppin’ Out With My Baby,” “Shakin’ The Blues Away,” “Be Careful, It’s My Heart,” and more!
July 13 – 19
The story of beloved American rock ‘n’ roll icon Buddy Holly explodes onto The Muny stage in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story. Buddy Holly created the sounds and styles that made American rock ‘n’ roll, and this fantastic show features songs you’ve loved for decades: “That’ll Be The Day,” “Why Do Fools Fall in Love,” “Peggy Sue,” and “Johnny B. Goode!” Another Muny premiere, Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story is an all-American summer night’s energy boost!