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‘Broadway’s Next Hit Musical’ brings imrpov to Vilar Center on Jan. 5

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Before the curtain rises for "Broadway's Next Hit Musical," cast members take suggestions from the audience for a musical that they want to see that night. The show is 100 percent improvised from start to finish, making no two shows the same.
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What: “Broadway’s Next Hit Musical.”

Where: Vilar Performing Arts Center, Beaver Creek.

When: Friday, Jan. 5, 7:30 p.m.

Cost: $45.

More information: Visit www.vilarpac.org.

BEAVER CREEK — There’s a new hit musical that’s about to take Broadway by storm, it just hasn’t been written yet.

The talented cast of “Broadway’s Next Hit Musical” will entertain audiences during an interactive night of music, comedy and more at the Vilar Performing Arts Center on Friday, Jan. 5, at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets for the show are $45 and are available now at the Vilar Center box office, by calling 970-845-8497 or visiting http://www.vilarpac.org. The Vilar Center is located under the ice rink in Beaver Creek Village.

Musical for the people

“Broadway’s Next Hit Musical” is a fully improvised musical unlike any comedy show you’ll see this year. Before the curtain rises, cast members take suggestions from the audience for a musical that they want to see that night. What follows is a hilarious and unpredictable show filled with songs, scenes and sketches — and it’s all 100 percent improvised from beginning to end.

Every performance is different and completely made up on the spot every night.

The “Broadway’s Next Hit Musical” cast members are all seasoned improvisers who have been honing their comedy and musical chops in the New York City improv scene for more than 15 years.

The first half of the show is an awards show format where cast members come up with songs selected on the spot from a bowl containing ideas from the audience. Four songs compete for the “Phony Award” and the winning song is turned into a fully fleshed-out improvised musical in the second half.

“At last! A musical of, for and by the people,” raves Time Out New York.

Dubbed “The Tony Awards meets ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway’” by its creators, this 90-minute improvised musical will have you laughing, cheering and telling everyone that they must see “Broadway’s Next Hit Musical.”

It’s a family-friendly musical comedy that audiences across the U.S. can’t stop talking about. “Broadway’s Next Hit Musical” is coming to Beaver Creek on Friday, Jan. 5 — and the show needs your help to write it.