Baltimore’s Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center is thrilled to announce the national tour of Broadway’s hit musical comedy, The Prom, will play for eight shows January 18-23, 2022. Ticket sales begin Friday, September 24, 2021 at Ticketmaster.com.
The Prom features direction and choreography by Tony Award winner & 2019 Tony Award nominee Casey Nicholaw (Mean Girls, The Book of Mormon), a book by Tony Award winner & 2019 Tony, Drama Desk & Outer Critics Circle Award nominee Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone) and 2019 Tony, Drama Desk & Outer Critics Circle Award nominee Chad Beguelin (Aladdin), music by 2019 Tony & Outer Critics Circle Award nominee Matthew Sklar (Elf) and lyrics by 2019 Tony, Drama Desk & Outer Critics Circle Award Chad Beguelin.
The Prom is the joyous Broadway hit that New York Magazine calls “smart and big-hearted” and The New York Times declares a Critic’s Pick! It’s a new musical comedy about big Broadway stars on a mission to change the world and the love they discover that unites them all.
The Prom features scenic design by Tony Award winner Scott Pask (Book of Mormon), costume design by Tony Award winner Ann Roth (Shuffle Along) & Matthew Pachtman (Hello, Dolly!, Associate Costume Designer), lighting design by Tony Award winner Natasha Katz (Frozen), sound design by Tony Award winner Brian Ronan (Mean Girls), wig and hair design by Josh Marquette (Present Laughter), make-up design by Milagros Medina-Cerdeira (Present Laughter), orchestrations by Tony Award winner Larry Hochman (Hello, Dolly!), additional orchestrations by John Clancy (Mean Girls), music supervision by Mary-Mitchell Campbell (Mean Girls), music direction by Meg Zervoulis (Mean Girls), music arrangements by Glen Kelly (Mean Girls) and vocal arrangements by Matthew Sklar and Mary-Mitchell. The Prom is based on an original concept by Jack Viertel.
2022 Performances of The Prom include:
- Tuesday, January 18 at 8 p.m.
- Wednesday, January 19 at 8 p.m.
- Thursday, January 20 at 8 p.m.
- Friday, January 21 at 8 p.m.
- Saturday, January 22 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
- Sunday, January 23 at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Ticket sales begin Friday, September 24, 2021 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at https://www.ticketmaster.com/
To prioritize the health and safety of audiences, staff, cast and crew, the Hippodrome Theatre is working in consultation with local government and public health officials to open its doors and welcome patrons back to the theater. Vaccine-eligible guests aged 12 and over attending any performance at the historic venue will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Children 11 and younger will not need to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test. Additionally, all guests are required to wear a face mask securely covering their mouths and noses in the venue (except while actively eating or drinking in designated areas).
Individuals 12 or older who require an accommodation for the vaccine requirement due to a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief that prevents vaccination may present proof of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours in advance of the event or a negative antigen test taken within 24 hours in advance of the event. Health and safety policies will continue to be regularly evaluated and adjusted based on community health data with public health and government guidance. The vaccine policy for all events at the theatre is currently in place until further notice. Please visit the Hippodrome Theatre’s COVID-19 resource page for more information.