Independent Presenters Network
The Independent Presenter’s Network (IPN) is consortium of 40 of the leading Broadway presenters, theaters and performing arts centers, including The Bushnell. Its members bring Broadway productions to more than 110 cities throughout North America and Japan. The IPN has produced several shows on Broadway including Thoroughly Modern Millie starring Sutton Foster, The Color Purple, and Legally Blonde.
Click here to see IPN's producing history on Broadway.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a musical with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, authors of Jesus Christ Superstar and Evita. The story is based on the "coat of many colors" story of Joseph from the Bible's Book of Genesis. Produced by the IPN, this catchy, tuneful production starring Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo comes to The Bushnell October 14-15, 2014 (link to event page).
Pippin is back on Broadway for the first time since it thrilled audiences 40 years ago…and now it’s won the Tony Award® for BEST MUSICAL REVIVAL! With a beloved score by Tony nominee STEPHEN SCHWARTZ (Godspell, Wicked), Pippin tells the story of a young prince on a death-defying journey to find meaning in his existence. Will he choose a happy but simple life? Or will he risk everything for a singular flash of glory?
This captivating new production is directed by Tony winner DIANE PAULUS (Hair and The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess). It features sizzling choreography in the style of BOB FOSSE and breathtaking acrobatics by LES 7 DOIGTS DE LA MAIN, the creative force behind the nationwide sensation Traces.
Pippin can be seen at The Bushnell January 6-11, 2015 (link to event page).
Kinky Boots is the exhilarating Broadway musical that will lift your spirits to new high-heeled heights! Winner of six Tony Awards® including BEST MUSICAL, this inspirational story follows a struggling shoe factory owner who works to turn his business around with help from the most unlikely person. Together, these two become an unstoppable team, and find that they have more in common than they ever dreamed possible… proving that when you change your mind about someone, you can change your whole world.
Inspired by a true story, Kinky Boots features a joyous, Tony-winning score by Cyndi Lauper, direction and Tony-winning choreography by Jerry Mitchell and a hilarious, uplifting book by four-time Tony winner Harvey Fierstein.
Coming to The Bushnell June 23-28, 2015 (link to event page).