Earlier this week it was announced that the massive animated hit film Frozen would officially be coming to the Great White Way but now it looks like those in the Mile Hile City will get the chance to see it first. Beginning in August 2017, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts in Denver, Colorado will host an exclusive pre-Broadway run of the musical. The show will play in the Buell Theatre before heading to New York to join Aladdin and The Lion King in spring of 2018.

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From the press release:

As previously announced, Frozen features music and lyrics by creators of the film score Kristen Anderson-Lopez (In Transit, Up Here) and Robert Lopez (Avenue Q, The Book of Mormon, Up Here) and a book by Jennifer Lee (Wreck-It Ralph), the film’s screenwriter and director (with Chris Buck).  Frozen won 2014 Oscars® for Best Song (“Let It Go”) and Best Animated Feature.

Golden Globe Award and Obie winner and two-time Tony Award® nominee Alex Timbers (Peter and the Starcatcher, Here Lies Love, Amazon’s Mozart in the Jungle) is Frozen’s director and Tony-winner Peter Darling (Billy Elliot, Matilda) is choreographer.

The design team for Frozen includes scenic and costume design by seven-time Tony Award winner Bob Crowley (Mary Poppins, The Coast of Utopia, An American in Paris), lighting design by five-time Tony Award winner Natasha Katz (Aladdin, An American in Paris, The Glass Menagerie) and sound design by four-time Tony nominee Peter Hylenski (The Scottsboro Boys, Motown, After Midnight).

Two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Oremus (Avenue Q, Wicked, The Book of Mormon) is music supervisor and creates vocal and incidental arrangements.

Casting and Broadway dates and theatre will be announced at a future date.

Frozen is produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, under the direction of Thomas Schumacher.

For more information on the limited Denver engagement, visit DenverCenter.org