Romance, and an amazing book and score, make The Bridges of Madison County: The Musical, a must see. The Kravis Center will bring this Tony Award-winning musical to the stage for its Kravis on Broadway series.
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The Bridges of Madison County: The Musical
April 26-May 1
Production History: Inspired by the best-selling 1992 novel and the blockbuster 1995 film, The Bridges of Madison County: the Musical ran on Broadway from January to May 2014. It picked up two Tony Awards along the way, including one for its original score by Jason Robert Brown, who also penned the music for The Last Five Years and Parade.
Synopsis: Francesca Johnson is a 1960s Iowan housewife who yearns for more. When her family leaves town for a long weekend, she falls into a brief romance with photographer Robert Kincaid, who is visiting to shoot the county’s famous covered bridges.
Why You Should See It: While it may not star Meryl Streep, this passionate musical features a stunning score that marries folk music with traditional Broadway balladry.
- Go “Beyond the Stage” for a free pre-show musical perfromance by the Plumosa School of the Arts Chorus on Tuesday, April 26 at 7:15 p.m. in the Dreyfoos Hall Lobby. Tickets start at $27. For more information, call the box office at 561-832-7469, or visit kravis.org.