Broadway Theatre League of Utica Opens The 65th Season With
THE BOOK OF MORMON, The Nine-Time Tony Award® Winning Best Musical.


UTICA – JUNE 14, 2022 After a long-awaited 2021-22 season and going beyond the stage with continuous community engagement, Broadway Theatre League of Utica is excited to announce its 65th year with nine award-winning shows, presented at the Stanley Theatre starting this September.


“This year is really special to us,” Danielle Padula, Executive Director at Broadway Theatre League of Utica stated.  “Not only because it is the 65th year, but because we have overcome so much. Through the pandemic and new regulations, everything seemed to constantly be changing and we are so thankful that we were able to overcome obstacles and adapt to each situation. We are excited for a fresh start. We are proud to present our 2022-2023 season where there is something for everyone. We are proud to call this season NO BETTER VIEW.”


The complete 2022-23 season line-up will include:


THE BOOK OF MORMON, the nine-time Tony Award® winning Best Musical, will be teching in Utica before launching a new national tour. The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.” Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” And Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it “Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal.” Contains explicit language. For more information, visit You can see THE BOOK OF MORMON on the Stanley Stage September 23rd and 24th.


The Hollywood Reporter says it’s “the most uproarious new musical in years!” Tootsie – tells the story of Michael Dorsey, a talented but difficult actor who struggles to find work until one show-stopping act of desperation lands him the role of a lifetime. The show comes to Utica November 1st and 2nd.


Direct from the American Repertory Theatre at Harvard University, 1776 – They knew they would make history, but not what history would make of them. Fed up with living under the tyranny of British rule, John Adams attempts to persuade his fellow members of the Continental Congress to vote in favor of American Independence and sign the Declaration. But how much is he willing to compromise in the pursuit of freedom? And who does that freedom belong to? You can see this production February 11th and 12th at the Stanley Theatre.


The Chicago Tribune described Annie as “one of the best family musicals ever penned” – Holding onto hope when times are tough can take an awful lot of determination, and sometimes, an awful lot of determination comes in a surprisingly small package. Little Orphan Annie has reminded generations of theatergoers that sunshine is always right around the corner, and now the best-loved musical of all time is set to return in a new production. Annie will be shown on February 21st and 22nd.


From Lincoln Center Theater and director Bartlett Sher comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly). My Fair Lady – tells the story of Eliza Doolittle, a young Cockney flower seller, and Henry Higgins, a linguistics professor who is determined to transform her into his idea of a “proper lady.” But who is really being transformed? Find out on May 1st and 2nd.


Celebrating its 50th Anniversary, a mesmerizing new production of the iconic musical phenomenon returns to the stage. Jesus Christ Superstar, the Olivier Award-winning – With lyrics and music by Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winners Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, Jesus Christ Superstar is set against the backdrop of an extraordinary series of events during the final weeks in the life of Jesus Christ as seen through the eyes of Judas. Come see the timeless tale June 6th and 7th.


Subscribers can choose between a five or six show series subscription. Annie will be optional. In addition to the in-season shows, Broadway Utica will also present three bonus fan-favorites! These productions include…


Chicago, Elf and Legally Blonde! 


If you are interested in becoming a new subscriber, visit to be added to the waitlist. New subscribers will have a chance to purchase starting June 27. Single tickets will be available for purchase directly at the Stanley Theatre starting in July.



  • Same seats for each in season-show performance
  • Purchase additional tickets for family and friends with your subscriber discount
  • Early access to purchase additional tickets shows before the general public
  • Payment plan options to purchase your subscriptions
  • Renew/modify your seats for the following season ahead of time
  • Flexibility to exchange into a different show night


Visit for more information and to purchase a season series subscription call 315-624-9444. Broadway Utica Box Office is open Monday – Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm.


Broadway Theatre League of Utica’s mission is to present, produce, and promote the highest standards of excellence in a variety of family-oriented, multi-generational, and sophisticated theatrical productions; to expose the community to the many benefits of live theatre and the performing arts; to provide opportunities for the youth of the community to experience these benefits as well. 



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