Now on Broadway
1984 is the new theatrical adaptation by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan of George Orwell’s famous dystopian novel.
- A Bronx Tale
Robert DeNiro and Jerry Zaks direct A Bronx Tale. A brand new musical with music by Alan Menken and a book by Bronx-based Chazz Palminteri.
- A Doll’s House, Part 2
A Doll’s House, Part 2 is a new show by Lucas Hnath starring Laurie Metcalf. The story picks up years after Ibsen’s original script, when Nora comes back to the house she left so long ago.
Disney’s animated film Aladdin (1992) is now a new musical. The magic of Aladdin, including the wonderful music by Alan Menken, which was written for the movie, takes the Broadway stage at the New Amsterdam Theatre. The book by Chad Beguelin (Elf, The Wedding Singer) is filled with adventure, action, romance, and humor. Aladdin offers families fantastic Broadway entertainment on every level.
Amelie is a new musical based on the French film of the same name that follows Amelie as she helps other people around her find happiness.
Anastasia, the popular film from 1997 finally makes its way to Broadway with a book by Terrence McNally and music and lyrics by Ahrens & Flaherty. The story follows a young woman as she finds herself in the midst of historic turmoil.
- Arthur Miller’s The Price
Arthur Miller’s The Price is a story about Victor Franz’s journey back to the past to re-examine his forgotten dreams and life-changing sacrifices.
Set in 1945, Bandstand is a story of a young musician, who is a veteran, who is taking his swing band, also veterans, to the competition for the next hit swing band. Great music reminiscent of the Swing Era, a wonderful cast, and thrilling choreography are hallmarks of this hit musical.
- Beautiful – The Carole King Musical
Beautiful- The Carole King Musical is a new Broadway show featuring hit songs by the Queen of all chart topping songwriters.Beautiful focuses on the future superstar’s early years- her struggles and triumphs.
Carousel is a well-known classic by Rodgers and Hammerstein and will be making its Broadway revival in the spring of 2018! This revival will star Jessie Mueller (Waitress) and Joshua Henry (Hamilton)!
The classic Tony-winning musical Cats, with a score by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by T.S. Eliot, Trevor Nunn and Richard Stilgoe, will return to Broadway in the summer of 2016. The hit musical tells the story of the Jellicle cats and their quest to ascend to “the Heaviside Layer”.
- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a new musical adaptation of the beloved children’s book by Roald Dahl, about a young boy whose dreams come true when he gets invited to Willy Wonka’s illustrious and fantastical Chocolate Factory.
If there’s ever a show that always seems to be ripe for a revival, it’s the musical Chicago. And why wouldn’t it be immensely popular? Along with offering audiences strikingly theatrical music and lyrics, the emotional rollercoaster, Chicago is dark, satirical and at times amazingly cold-hearted. Then again, the story of a married woman who murders her lover in order to help her career would have to have all of these elements, and more. Chicago is one of the finest shows ever written for the legitimate stage.
- Children of a Lesser God
Children of a Lesser God is a powerful drama and touching story of a romance that blossoms between a new teacher at a school for the deaf and the cleaning lady who was once their top student.
- Come From Away
Come From Away is the touching and true story of the community of Gander, Newfoundland, who welcomed the dozens of planes that were diverted to their town on September 11, 2001. The people of the town welcomed the thousands of passengers with open arms and took them in as part of their community.
- Dear Evan Hansen
Dear Evan Hansen is the new musical that tells the story of Evan who has always felt as if he was invisible until he did “that one thing” that makes everyone want to know him. How will he cope with this sudden change as well as the secrets that may make or break him.
- Escape to Margaritaville
Escape to Margaritaville is a new musical featuring the wonderful tunes of Jimmy Buffett as well as original songs. The new musical follows the charming Tully, who works as a bartender and singer on the beautiful island of Margaritaville!
Frozen, the Academy Award winning film from Disney is coming to Broadway in the spring of 2018. The hit musical tells the story of Anna and Elsa, two sisters and princesses. Once Elsa’s magical powers are unleashed, their life will never be the same. Frozen on Broadway will feature songs known from the popular film as well as new songs never heard before.
- Groundhog Day
Imagine, you keep reliving the same day again and again. That’s what life becomes for a TV weather man named Phil in the new musical Groundhog Day.
- Half Time
Half Time tells the story of a group of senior citizens who, with their dance troupe, audition to be the center court half-time show for a major basketball team, only to find out they will have to step out of their comfort zone to learn the style of hip hop dancing. This new musical, which is based on a true story, is directed by Kinky Boots director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell.
Hamilton, the new musical by the creator of In the Heights, Lin-Manuel Miranda is on Broadway after transferring from it’s sold out run at the Public Theatre. Hamilton tells the story of the beginnings of the United States through the life of Alexander Hamilton, the man who was our country’s first Treasury Secretary. It is the story of a bastard orphan who became George Washington’s right hand and who lived a life that was both unendingly interesting and dauntingly overwhelming.
- Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series, originally written by J.K. Rowling. In this new Potter-story, Harry is an overworked employee with three kids . His struggles with his youngest son Albus forces them both to confront past and present issues.
- Hello, Dolly!
Superstar Bette Midler returns to Broadway in Hello, Dolly! The actress, who has won three Grammys, three Emmys, four Golden Globes, and an honorary Tony, will play Dolly Levi in the revival of this classic musical. Hello, Dolly! tells the story of a charming widowed matchmaker who tries to marry the famous “half-a-millionaire” Horace Vandergelder. The widely celebrated musical, which has won ten Tonys, will have its fourth Broadway revival.
Indecent is a new play with music ay by Paula Vogel, that is inspired by true events and looks at the Broadway debut of the controversial show God of Vengeance and the artists and performers that risked everything, including their lives, to perform it.
Jitney is the first of August Wilson’s plays that are part of the American Century Cycle. The story follows a group of young men driving unlicensed cabs.
Junk is Ayad Ahktar’s new play about financial turmoil and American capitalism. Junk follows Robert Merkin in 1985 as he tries to change the world – but will it be for the better or for worse?
- Kinky Boots
Winner of six Tony Awards® including BEST MUSICAL, KINKY BOOTS features a joyous, Tony-winning score by CYNDI LAUPER, direction and Tony-winning choreography by JERRY MITCHELL and a hilarious, uplifting book by four-time Tony winner HARVEY FIERSTEIN. Come join the sold-out audiences who’ve discovered why – sometimes – the best way to fit in is to stand out!
- M. Butterfly
M. Butterfly is a new adaptation of Puccini’s opera Madame Butterfly directed by Julie Taymor and starring Clive Owen as a French diplomat in love with Song, a soprano at the Beijing Opera with some terrible secrets.
- Marvin’s Room
Marvin’s Room is Scott McPherson’s new drama about two sisters who have not talked in a long time and are now forced to face long awaited family plans.
- Mean Girls
Mean Girls is the musical adaptation of Tina Fey’s hit movie of the same name. Friendships and power-dynamics are all at play here, accompanied by a healthy dose of humor and wit.
- Miss Saigon
Set in the midst of the fall of Saigon and America’s exodus from Viet Nam, Miss Saigon is a haunting and exciting musical about war, business, and love. The original production of Miss Saigon received 11 Tony nominations, winning three of the prestigious awards. This is the first major Broadway revival of this masterful musical.
- My Fair Lady
My Fair Lady is the classic musical by Lerner and Loewe, which will be making its Broadway revival!
- Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812
Singer Josh Groban will make his Broadway debut in Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812. The acclaimed electro pop musical, based on a short passage in War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy, was a hit Off-Broadway and is aiming to open in September 2016.
- On Your Feet
The musical On Your Feet is the story of Gloria and Emilio Estefan and the Latino experience in America. Included are many of Gloria Estefan’s most popular songs, such as “Rhythm Is Gonna Get You, “1-2-3,” “Mi Tierra,” and “Conga.”
- Once On This Island
Once On This Island will return to Broadway under direction of Michael Arden. Ahrens and Flaherty’s musical follows a young peasant girl by the name of Ti Moune who falls in love with a young man from a wealthy family. What follows is a tale of prejudice and acceptance while the Gods guide Ti Moune through her quest for love.
Oslo is the true story of Norwegian diplomat Mona Juul and her husband who orchestrated secret peace negotiations between Israel and Palestine that culminated in the signing of the Oslo Accords in 1993.
- Present Laughter
Kevin Kline stars in Noel Coward’s comedy classic Present Laughter. Kevin Kline plays Garry Essendine, an actor who lands himself in all kinds of unwanted trouble, including with his ex-wife and manager, after an interesting encounter with a fan.
- Prince of Broadway
Prince of Broadway is a new musical that features and celebrates the life and work of Harold Prince’s 60-year career as director. The musical will look at Prince’s turbulent and eventful life and career involving some of the most famous and influential theater such as West Side Story, Cabaret, Phantom of the Opera, Company and many more!
- Roman Holiday
Roman Holiday is a new musical based off of the movie with the same name and features many Cole Porter classics.
- School of Rock- The Musical
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School of Rock—The Musical is based on the 2003 movie of the same name that starred Jack Black. With music and lyrics by Webber and Glenn Slater and book by Julian Fellowes, the musical the latest Broadway bound musical by Webber whose The Phantom of the Opera continues its unprecedented run on Broadway.
- Significant Other
Significant Other is a brand new play by Joshua Harmon. It follows Jordan Berman who tries to find the right guy while his closest girlfriends are all getting married.
- Six Degrees of Separation
Six Degrees of Separation stars Allison Janney and John Benjamin Hickey as a New York couple who take in a young man named Paul who has connections to them in ways they couldn’t imagine.
A new musical adaptation of Sousatzka will come to Broadway starring Tony Winner Victoria Clark. Sousatzka is the story of a musical boy wonder torn between two of the most powerful women in his life; his mother and his piano teacher.
- Sunset Boulevard
Glenn Close stars as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard, for which she won a Tony in 1995! Norma Desmond is a forgotten actress whose luxurious and seductive lifestyle tempts a poor screenwriter to work with her until he falls for another woman with dire consequences.
Sweat is Lynn Nottage’s new play making its Broadway debut after a very successful run at The Public Theater. Sweat follows a group of friends that all work together in a factory until layoffs and other unfortunate events threatens their friendship.
- The Book of Mormon
The Book of Mormon is done in the style that has made Broadway musicals legendary—big, boisterous and outrageous. The Mormon religion, as the creators of the musical have noted, has a built-in coming of age story as Mormon children are expected to go on a mission when they reach the age of 18. Tony nominee Casey Nicholaw (Spamalot, The Drowsy Chaperone) directs what is sure to be an unrepentant evening of gut-splitting comedy and witty musical numbers.
- The Devil Wears Prada
The Devil Wears Prada is a new musical adaptation of the famous book and novel. The story follows young writer Andy Sachs as she gets a new job as assistant to the ruthless Miranda Priestly who makes her revalue “fashion” as well as her own life.
- The Glass Menagerie
The Glass Menagerie, written by Tennesee Williams and starring Joe Mantello and Sally Field, follows the story of Tom, his sister and his mother who is obsessed with taking care of the sister.
- The Lion King
With signature direction and conceptualization by Julie Taymor, The Lion King, which was based on the Academy Award winning movie of the same name, premiered on Broadway in 1998, winning six Tonys. This play is a visually rich, musically vibrant telling of the story of Simba—a young lion cub and prince who seems unconcerned with his heritage until his father is murdered. It is then that Simba must learn to survive, grow up and eventually reclaim his thrown.
- The Little Foxes
Lillian Hellman’s riveting drama The Little Foxes stars Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon as Regina and Birdie Hubbard, alternating these roles for the duration of the run. The Little Foxes is set in Alabama around the turn of the twentieth century as tensions in the Hubbard clan continue to rise.
- The Minutes
The Minutes is a new play by Tracy Letts (August: Osage County, Killer Joe) that focuses on a town council meeting that covers many trivial matters and in the process shows the dark underbelly of the town!
- The Phantom of the Opera
Now it’s YOUR turn to surrender to the magic, the majesty and “The Music of the Night.” For over 25 years, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA has been the Broadway musical all others are measured against. Broadway’s longest-running musical of all-time. The timeless story, the unforgettable score, the stunning spectacle – all magically combine to bring this unforgettable tragic love story to life each night. And now – whether it’s your first time or tenth time – it’s the BEST ...
- The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong is the recent Olivier Award winning play following the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society that tries to put on a murder mystery which – as the title suggests – goes terribly wrong.
- The Prom
The Prom is a hilariously comedic new musical that combine celebrities and stars in the making while showing you can’t back down on what you believe in!
- The SpongeBob Musical
The SpongeBob Musical is a brand new musical featuring the popular sponge and his good friend Patrick! With an assortment of songs written by such artists as Steven Tyler and Joe Perry from Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, The Flaming Lips, John Legend and many more including a song by the late David Bowie!
- To Kill A Mockingbird
To Kill A Mockingbird, the novel written by Harper Lee, is coming to Broadway, as an adaptation by Aaron Sorkin. The story of To Kill A Mockingbird follows Atticus Finch, a lawyer in a small town in 1930’s Alabama, whose kids Scout and Jem are hugely affected by Atticus’ decision to defend a black man accused of rape.
Director Diane Paulus (Pippin and Finding Neverland) brings the musical adaptation of the 2007 film Waitress to the stage. Featuring a score by Grammy-nominated composer-lyricist Sara Bareilles and a book by Jessie Nelson, this musical of longing offers audiences a topnotch Broadway cast.
- War Paint
Patti LuPone and Christina Ebersole star in a brand new musical about Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, two of America’s very first beauty entrepreneurs who were fiercely in competition with each other!
Wouldn’t you love to know the Wicked Witch of the West’s backstory? And what about Glinda? How did she come to be so good? Wicked considers both of these questions and more as it reshapes our understanding of what goes down in the Wizard of Oz. This highly imaginative musical features a fine book by Winnie Holzman and music and lyrics by one of Broadway’s most accomplished composers, Stephen Schwartz. Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, Wicked will fill ...