Classics & Revivals
1984 is the new theatrical adaptation by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan of George Orwell’s famous dystopian novel.
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”.
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.
- 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.
- King Kong
King Kong is a new musical adaptation of the famous movie and novel! This contemporary take on the timeless classic will start performances in the fall of 2018!
- My Fair Lady
My Fair Lady is the classic musical by Lerner and Loewe, which will be making its Broadway revival!
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
With a strong focus on imagination and playfulness, comes this adaptation of C.S. Lewis beloved book, The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. Suitable for all ages and especially for kids, this is the well known story of four siblings who find the magical world of Narnia through their wardrobe and where they meet the mythical lion Aslan and have to stand with him against the evil White Witch who has cursed the land of Narnia.
- 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.
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 ...