The Hollywood Bowl’s 2013 summer season will include an all-star production of Chicago, Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth, John Williams: Maestro of the Movies narrated by Julie Andrews and an orchestra-accompanied production of Blue Man Group. The new season will kick off on June 22 at the open air theater in Los Angeles, California, with an opening night concert featuring the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra.
Chicago will play a limited engagement from July 26 through 28. Casting will be announced shortly. The Kander and Ebb musical features the memorable numbers “All That Jazz,” “Cell Block Tango” and “Razzle Dazzle.”
Chenoweth will perform a solo concert on August 23 and 24, accompanied by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and conducted by Mary-Mitchell Campbell. The star will perform songs from Wicked, Glee, Les Miserables and more.
John Williams: Maestro of the Movies will feature Williams conducting some of his most popular movie hits, including themes from Harry Potter, Raiders of the Lost Ark and Star Wars. Andrews will narrate a tribute to her husband, director Blake Edwards, and Henry Mancini at the event. Featuring the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the concert will take place on August 30 and 31.
Blue Man Group will perform on September 6 and 7 alongside the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra in a large-scale production of the popular multimedia event. Alongside the orchestra, Blue Man Group will present a special blend of music, theatrics and comedy for all ages.