“Hamilton” and “Dear Evan Hansen” will return to Boston next season, part of a nine-show slate of Broadway in Boston productions that will also include “To Kill a Mockingbird,” “Tootsie,” “Frozen,” and “Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations,” among others.
The 2020-2021 season, announced Monday night, will kick off with “Frozen,’’ Sept. 9-Oct. 4 at the Citizens Bank Opera House, followed by the musical adaptation of “Tootsie,’’ set for Oct. 20-Nov. 1 at the Opera House.
Next up with be the only nonmusical offering of Broadway in Boston’s season: “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s novel, starring Richard Thomas as Atticus Finch, Jan. 5-17 at the Opera House. Shifting to a lighter vein, “The Cher Show” will take up residence at the Opera House Jan. 19-31.
The 50th anniversary production of “Jesus Christ Superstar” will be presented at the Emerson Colonial Theatre Feb. 9-21, followed by Bartlett Sher’s production of “My Fair Lady,” at the Opera House March 30-April 11, 2021.
“Dear Evan Hansen” will pay a return visit to the Colonial May 4-30, 2021. “Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations,” will be at the Opera House June 8-27, 2021. Capping the season will be a return engagement by “Hamilton,” July 6-Sept. 5 at the Opera House.