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Tony Award-winning ‘Kinky Boots,’ ‘Rent’ headline Vilar Center’s Broadway Series

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BEAVER CREEK — The Vilar Performing Arts Center has announced the lineup of its 2017-18 Winter Broadway Series, featuring performances by the touring casts of Cyndi Lauper's Tony Award-winning "Kinky Boots", the "RENT" 20th Anniversary Tour and satirical comedy "THRONES! The Musical Parody", among others.

Tickets for all events are on sale at the Vilar Center box office, by calling 970-845-8497 or visiting http://www.vilar pac.org.

The Vilar Center is located under the ice rink in Beaver Creek Village.

'100 Years of Broadway'

Neil Berg's widely acclaimed '100 Years of Broadway' (Wednesday, Dec. 27, at 7:30 p.m.), a musical revue of Broadway's most celebrated shows, features a dazzling cast of five Broadway stars accompanied by an all-star New York band.

The show recreates the greatest moments from the finest shows of the century featuring the actual stars of shows such as "The Phantom of the Opera," "Les Miserables," "CATS," "Jesus Christ Superstar" and "Jekyll & Hyde."

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Tickets start at $78 for adults and $38 for children.

'Kinky Boots'

A national Broadway tour with songs by Grammy- and Tony-winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, 'Kinky Boots' (Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 16 and 17, at 7:30 p.m.) is a joyous musical celebration about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind.

Charlie Price is struggling to live up to his father's expectations and continue the family business of Price & Son. With the factory's future hanging in the balance, help arrives in the unlikely but spectacular form of Lola, a fabulous performer in need of some sturdy new stilettos. Tickets start at $88.

'RENT'

Two decades after Jonathan Larson's original rock musical opened on Broadway and forever changed the landscape of American theatre, "RENT" (Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 7:30 p.m.) continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production.

A national Broadway tour and re-imagining of Puccini's La Boheme, "RENT" follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out.

With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters — love. Tickets start at $88.

'THRONES! The Musical Parody'

Fans of the most talked about show on television can now get their fantasy fix live on stage with the hilarious send-up "THRONES! The Musical Parody" (Saturday, March 24, at 7:30 p.m.).

Composed by the hysterical mad men behind the long-running "SILENCE! THE MUSICAL," Jon and Al Kaplan, "THRONES! The Musical Parody" brings your most beloved and be-hated characters to life as you journey through all six seasons of the Emmy Award-winning "Game of Thrones" series.

Sing and dance along with Daenerys and her dragons, Tyrion, Joffrey and all the jolly members of the Lannister and Stark families in this love letter to fans. Tickets are $38.