Musical Theatre West Announces 2023 Season Featuring THE SOUND OF MUSIC, THE WIZARD OF OZ & More

Musical Theatre West Announces 2023 Season Featuring THE SOUND OF MUSIC, THE WIZARD OF OZ & More

Long Beach’s Musical Theatre West has announced its manufacturing lineup for the upcoming 2023 season. Promising to be considered one of its most enjoyable seasons so far, MTW’s 2023 season provides an outstanding collection of beloved classics from the screen, delivered to life on stage. Subscriptions at the moment are obtainable by way of the field workplace. Call 562-856-1999 to reserve your seats for the season. Season subscription packages start at $60.

“This is a season full of big, beautiful, bold tales. We have a fantastic assortment of iconic Broadway classics that we are thrilled to have the ability to bring to Southern California next season,” shared Paul Garman, Executive Director/Producer of Musical Theatre West. “We could not be extra excited for our audiences to expertise the kind of magic only reside theatre can provide.”

Musical Theatre West’s 2023 season line-up includes:

9 to 5: The Musical | February 10 – 26, 2023

Based on the hit film, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and a book by Patricia Resnick, 9 to 5: The Musical is a side-splitting salute to corporate sisterhood and office revenge! Shortly after three co-workers share their fantasies of how they’d give their sexist, egotistical, oppressive boss the boot, occasions conspire to allow them to take control of the company that is been keeping them down. Hey, a woman can scheme, can’t she?

An American in Paris | April 14 – 30, 2023

An American soldier, an alluring French girl, and an indomitable European metropolis each yearn for a brand new beginning within the aftermath of World War II. Inspired by the Academy Award profitable 1951 film, An American in Paris options a fascinating rating by George and Ira Gershwin, a contemporary, sophisticated book by Tony nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Craig Lucas, and gorgeous choreography from faucet to ballet that can sweep you off your feet!

The Wizard of Oz | July 7 – 23, 2023

We’re off to see the Wizard! This timeless tale of a Kansas farm girl who travels over the rainbow – only to find there is no place like house – has been charming audiences for generations. Follow the yellow brick highway all the way to the Emerald City in this pleasant stage adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s enduring basic. Filled with brains, heart, and courage, and featuring the iconic rating from the MGM film, The Wizard of Oz is sure to be enjoyable for the entire family!

The Sound of Music | Oct 20 – Nov 5, 2023

A story of hope within the face of rising horrors, this last collaboration between Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II has turn out to be identified and loved all through the world. Maria, a free-spirited postulant, is shipped to function a governess to seven motherless children. Using patience, kindness and the love of music she ultimately wins the hearts of both the children and their father, but the family must quickly make the unthinkable choice to flee their homeland.

MTW’s performances will be held at The Carpenter Performing Arts Center located at 6200 E. Atherton St, Long Beach, CA 90815.

This season will see the return of MTW’s full season subscription bundle, which ensures patrons tickets to all four productions up to 35% off the common ticket price. To buy a subscription for the 2023 season, dial the box office at 562-856-1999.


The story of Musical Theatre West is the 70-year journey from a bunch of volunteers performing in a high school auditorium to one of the largest and most respected theatrical production companies in Southern California. Utilizing professional expertise, and producing regional and even world premiere musicals while continuing to honor the tradition of basic musical theatre, MTW is the most important arts producer within the Long Beach space. The firm continues to obtain important acclaim and nationwide recognition – and many performers who reduce their tooth on the MTW stage have gone on to successful careers on Broadway and in tv and film. Just as importantly, stage and display veterans now come to Musical Theatre West to carry out, finding it to be one of the friendliest and most fun venues to work in. A key facet of the company is its dedication to education, and the Education and Outreach Programs of Musical Theatre West convey the enjoyment and magic of musical theater to over 17,000 children every year through particular Student Matinee performances, touring exhibits and school assemblies, and the Summer Youth Conservatory. Musical Theatre West has a mission to complement the neighborhood with Broadway-quality productions, preserve musical theatre as a singular American artwork kind, and expose folks of all backgrounds to the thrill of musical theatre. We hope you’ll join us.

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