Before Hamilton, before In the Heights, there was Freestyle Love Supreme. Now, more than 15 years after its inception, the original hip-hop musical phenomenon from Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Anthony Veneziale arrives on Broadway.
Rock of Ages, this original Broadway smash-hit production is back to celebrate its 10th anniversary. This five-time Tony Award-nominated musical tells the story of a small-town girl, a city boy, and a rock ‘n’ roll romance on the Sunset Strip. But when the bar where rock reigns supreme is set to be demolished, it’s up to these wannabe rockers and their band of friends to save the day – and the music. Rock of Ages’ electric score features all your favorite ‘80s rock anthems and power ballads, including: “Every Rose Has It’s Thorn,” “I Wanna Know What Love Is,” “Here I Go Again,” “Don’t Stop Believin’,” and more!
My Name is Lucy Barton is a new solo play based on Elizabeth Strout’s novel that stars Laura Linney as the title character, who, after an operation, wakes to her mother sitting on her bed. This visit brings back memories of her childhood and the lasting effects of her family.
The Music Man returns to Broadway! The Tony-winning fan-favorite classic stars Hugh Jackman as Harold Hill and Sutton Foster as Marion Paroo. Directed by Tony winner Jerry Zaks, this American treasure will enchant and captivate audiences like never before!
Inspired by the themes and emotions of Alanis Morissette’s Grammy Award®-winning album, Jagged Little Pill is “a big-hearted musical that breaks the mold” (The New York Times), directed by Tony Award® winner Diane Paulus (Waitress, Pippin), with an “urgent and wickedly funny” (The Boston Globe) original story by Academy Award® winner Diablo Cody (Juno, Tully).
Oklahoma! is Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical brought to life in full innovative and immersive fashion by Daniel Fish!
Over 75 years after Rodgers & Hammerstein reinvented the American musical, this is OKLAHOMA! as you’ve never seen or heard it before – reimagined for the 21st century. “This production shocked and moved me,” raves Frank Rich of New York Magazine. “Forget your traditional idea of Oklahoma! Daniel Fish’s daring, brilliant, utterly absorbing re-interpretation is dark and different—brilliantly so.” (The Daily Beast) “An audacious, sexy, upending ride” (NY1) that’s “as stimulating and jolting – and as fresh – as last night’s fever dream. Oklahoma! is astonishing.” (The New York Times)
The ghost-with-the-most makes his Broadway debut in this hilarious new musical based on Tim Burton’s dearly beloved film. The story of a strange and unusual teenager who feels invisible and a spirited demon who is invisible, Beetlejuice is an “EYE-POPPING EXPERIENCE WITH WICKEDLY GOOD TUNES, OFF-THE-WALL HUMOR, AND ENDLESS VISUAL DELIGHTS!” (Variety). And under its uproarious surface (six feet under, to be exact), it’s a remarkably touching show about family, love, and making the most of every Day-O!
Tootsie is a brand new musical adaptation of the popular 1982 film starring Dustin Hoffman! The story centers around Michael Dorsey, an actor who, after struggling with work, lands himself an unbelievable part!
With a Tony-winning Book by Robert Horn, a score by 2018 Tony winner David Yazbek (The Band’s Visit, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), choreography by Denis Jones and direction by Scott Ellis, Tootsie is “a triumphant comedy, as outlandishly successful as The Producers” (Chicago Tribune). Don’t miss “the winner Broadway has been waiting for!” (The Washington Post).
Moulin Rouge! The Musical is a new stage adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s incredibly popular hit film! This stage musical will combine music from the last century as well as new music released since the film was initially made!
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 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.
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.
The winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, Dear Evan Hansen is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it. Hailed by critics and audiences alike, Dear Evan Hansen features a book by Tony Award winner Steven Levenson, a score by Academy Award winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, and direction by four time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif.
Broadway’s Come From Away Tony Award® winner for every BEST DIRECTOR This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Naked Boys Singing is a popular revue that is certainly defined and aptly described by its title. It is tuneful, campy and hilarious. Featuring songs about gay life and brimming with nudity, Naked Boys Singing is a great show for the right group.
Blue Man Group features three characters who resemble men in various ways except that they are blue. They are also bald, look sort of plastic and are dressed entirely in black. They take the stage to perform an array of musical, comic and magic bits, which are seemingly unrelated except by the fact that one moment builds upon the other to create an evening of total entertainment. These enigmatic presences never speak but they keep audiences enthralled with their ability to create wonder, laughter and interest. It’s one of the most unique experiences you’ll ever have- Blue Man Group.
After a run Off-Broadway and a long run on Broadway (2,534 performances), the musical Avenue Q moved back to Off-Broadway in 2009 where it continues to entertain audiences with its unique highly theatrical style, outrageous form of humor and coming of age story. Using three human cast members and a host of puppets that are manipulated by and feature the voices of those three cast members, Avenue Q is a delight. But don’t be fooled by the puppets as the humor and story are geared towards adults.
NEWiscal the Musical, which was nominated for a Drama Desk Award, continues its hilarious open run at the Kirk Theatre. It’s a ripe time for political and social satire and NEWiscal spares no one. Get ready to have one belly laugh after another.
Sistas is an epic tale of Black women in America told through the songs of artists such as Ma Rainey, Billie Holiday, Lena Horn, Erykah Badu, Jill Scott and Beyoncé. Offering stories that focus on the struggles, triumphs and passions of such women, this moving narrative starts with the days of Jim Crow and takes us to the present.
STOMP is movement and percussion. It’s a celebration of creative dance, sound and life expressed through complex rhythms and innovative music. This isn’t your typical tap or modern dance show, not with a name like STOMP. STOMP is big, expressive and in your face.
This show will simply amaze your entire family. There’s no plot here but there is spectacle, science and imaginative creativity. Developed by Fan and Ana Yang, who are also husband and wife, this show utilizes special lighting effects, lasers and magnificent bubble artistry. This is a magical evening in the theatre that is totally kid friendly.
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.
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 TIME to see PHANTOM!
The Book of Mormon is the nine times 2011 Tony Award winner! 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.
How can you not love the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons? Jersey Boys, which won the 2006 Tony for Best Musical, is their story. Featuring over 30 songs that the group made famous as they went from being four guys in Jersey to international stars, this is one upbeat story. Directed by Des McAnuff, who brought you Tommy and Big River, Jersey Boys is a must see play.
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.
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 you with wonder as it takes you down a path much different than that of the Yellow Brick Road.