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The Youkey Theatre continues to provide a variety of Tony-Award winning and nationally renowned touring Broadway productions. The Series began in 1993 and will continue to bring true award-winning entertainment to the City of Lakeland, Polk County and Central Florida.

Enjoy four nationally touring productions

  • Charlie & The Chocolate Factory
  • Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story
  • Hairspray
  • South Pacific

Broadway Series Subscribers enjoy these great benefits:

  • Four great shows - one of the most affordable packages in Central Florida
  • Free parking
  • Priority seating
  • Receive special discounts on additional series and special engagement ticket purchases
  • 10% off pre-show dining purchases

Important Dates:

  • Deadline for RETURNING SUBSCRIBERS - July 31
  • NEW SUBSCRIBERS on sale date - August 17
  • PUBLIC on sale date for SINGLE TICKETS - August 31
  • SEASON TICKETS mailed or pickup available - October 2

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Build-A-Series

Mix and match, pick and choose... the possibilities are endless with our "Build-A-Series" Package designed for those who want to personalize their own theatrical experience! Select 3 or more shows from our season offerings and you'll enjoy discounted ticket prices* and a 10% discount on pre-show dining. Flexible and personal, the "Build-A-Series" Package provides a fully-customized approach, allowing you to build a theatre season that fits your schedule and budget! Receive FREE parking when you buy five shows. Parking passes are for the shows purchased and are non-replaceable.

The Build-A-Series Package is only available for purchase through the RP Funding Center Box Office, so call 863-834-8111 and start building today!

*All Broadway and Special Engagement shows are available for the Build-A-Series Package, but not all shows have a discounted ticket price. Select events and Sport Engagements are not available for inclusion in the package. Please contact the Box Office at 863-834-8111 for details.

Call our Box Office for more information 863-834-8111. Box Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:30am-5:30pm


2020-2021 Broadway Series

Charlie & The Chocolate Factory

January 16, 2021

Roald Dahl's amazing tale is now Lakeland's golden ticket! It's the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs form the original film, including "Pure Imagination," "The Candy Man," "I've Got a Golden Ticket," alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of Hairspray. Get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator, and more, more, more at this everlasting showstopper! 


Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

February 4, 2021

Now in its 30th amazing year, the "World's Most Successful Rock 'n' Roll Musical" continues to thrill audiences around the world. Viewed by more than 22 million people worldwide, Buddy opened in London's West End in 1989, and has been seen on Broadway, throughout Canada, the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Germany, Scandinavia, South Africa, the Netherlands and Singapore; winning numerous awards along the way. Buddy tells the story of Buddy Holly through his short yet spectacular career, and features the classic songs, That'll Be The Day, Not Fade Away, Oh Boy, Ritchie Valens' La Bamba, The Big Bopper's Chantilly Lace and many more! This show is just Peggy Sue-perb
 

Hairspray

March 1, 2021

You Can't Stop the Beat! HAIRSPRAY, Broadway's Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon that inspired the blockbuster film and live television event, is back on tour! 
Featuring the beloved score of hit songs including "Welcome to the 60's," "Good Morning Baltimore," "It takes Two," and incorporating "Ladies Choice" from the musical film adaption, HAIRSPRAY is "fresh, winning, and deliriously tuneful!" 


South Pacific

March 31, 2021

Love transcends the harsh realities of war and prejudice in this sweeping Pulitzer Prize-winning tale centered around two unlikely love affairs. Set on a tropical island during World War II, this timeless Rodgers & Hammerstein classic features some of the most beautiful music ever composed woven into an inspiring story cherished the world over. 
Winner of ten Tony Awards, the beloved score's songs include "Some Enchanted Evening," "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair," and "There is Nothin' Like a Dame" amidst big, Broadway performances and a chorus of American sailors and Navy nurses ready to take you to Bali Ha'i.