List of NYC Broadway Shows Closed

Broadway Show History

Welcome to the List of NYC Broadway Shows Closed, which is here just for reference. Have a great time reading about our wonderful Broadway history. See the current (open) List of Broadway Shows.

Some Like It Hot!

Closed December 30, 2023. 13 Tony Award® nominations, including Best Musical! Most TONY Nominated Show in 2023! Set in Chicago when Prohibition has everyone thirsty for a little excitement, SOME LIKE IT HOT is the “glorious, big, high-kicking” (Associated Press) story of two musicians forced to flee the Windy City after witnessing a mob hit. With gangsters hot on their heels, they catch a cross-country train for the life-chasing, life-changing trip of a lifetime. The show has been refreshed since the original 1959 movie and “empowers identity, diversity, and most of all, a good time!” Previews Nov 1, 2022, Opened Dec 11, 2022 Ages 12+.

Some Like it Hot Broadway Musical

Shucked Broadway Musical

Shucked Musical Comedy – 9 Tony® Nominations

Closed January 14, 2024. Broadway’s biggest hit in early 2023 – getting RAVE reviews all over! The show is about an isolated rural community whose livelihood is completely dependent on their production of corn. When the crops suddenly fail and Maize is forced to venture out of her small town to Tampa, Florida to ask for outside help, hilarity ensues. Corn like you’ve never seen it before. A hilarious new Broadway musical about an unlikely hero, an unscrupulous con man, and a battle for the heart & soil of a small town.” Previews March 8, 2023, Opened April 4, 2023. Ages 10+.

Here Lies Love Broadway Musical

Here Lies Love Broadway Musical

  • Here Lies Love Tickets (Stubhub)
  • Closing November 26, 2023

Closed November 26, 2023. Here Lies Love is a groundbreaking American musical about the Filipino people from the brilliant minds of David Byrne (Academy Award®, Grammy Award®, and Tony Award® winner + front man of Talking Heads) and Fatboy Slim (Grammy Award® winner) and stars an all-Filipino cast. The theatre is transformed into a dance club where the audience is immersed in the journey of former Filipina First Lady Imelda Marcos and the Philippine People Power Revolution. It’s NYC’s biggest dance party and you do not want to miss it. Previews June 17, 2023, Opens July 20, 2023. Ages 13 +.

Ticketing Options – Broadway Theatre is transformed into a club and the audience is immersed in the show, so Here Lies Love is completely different than the usual Broadway watching and the ticket options are different. The show will have two shows each (matinée & evening) on both Saturday and Sunday, runs 90 minutes and no intermission.

  • Floor (Standing) – Stand on the dance floor (no seats). Dancing is encouraged. You’ll be guided around the performance space throughout the 90-minute show and will stand and move with the actors. All coats, bags, and personal belongings must be checked. Wheelchair tickets are available on the floor.
  • Floorside Seats – Elevated seating alongside the dance floor, with two rows of chairs located directly above the action happening right in front of you. You’ll enjoy the show from a point of view that was designed specifically for this experience. Accessible seating is located in Floorside Sections 1 and 2.
  • Front Mezzanine – Seated in a traditional theater seat, while still close to the action. The performance extends up to you from the dance floor just below, with actors performing throughout the entire space.
  • Rear Mezzanine – Seated in a theater seat with a panoramic view of the action. The most traditional, familiar experience for theatergoers.
  • VIP Lounge – An exclusive premium experience where the entire show is performed right in front of you, within a closed lounge space with a private bar.

The Cottage Comedy Play

The Cottage Comedy Play

The Cottage Play – Starring Eric McCormack & Laura Bell Bundy, Directed by Jason Alexander

July 7 – October 29, 2023. Broadway’s brand-new, side-splitting farce is an outrageous tale of sex, betrayal, and desire as one woman decides to expose her latest affair to both her husband and her lover’s wife. The true meaning of fate and faith, identity and infidelity, love and marriage are all called into question as a surprising and hilarious web of secrets unravels in this ridiculously funny romantic comedy.

Funny Girl Broadway Tickets Lea Michele

Funny Girl – Starring Lea Michele & Tovah Feldschuh.

Closing September 3, 2023. Funny Girl is the story of the indomitable Fanny Brice, a girl from the Lower East Side who dreamed of a life on the stage. Everyone told her she’d never be a star, but then something funny happened—she became one of the most beloved performers in history, shining brighter than the brightest lights of Broadway. The sensational cast, starring Drama Desk Award nominee Lea Michele as Fanny Brice, Tony Award® nominee Ramin Karimloo, Tony Award nominee Tovah Feldshuh and Jeff Award winner Jared Grimes, dazzles with the songs “Don’t Rain On My Parade,” “I’m the Greatest Star,” and “People.” (September 6, 2022, Closing September 3, 2023)

One More Time Musical

One More Time Britney Spears Broadway Musical

Music by Britney Spears. Closing September 3, 2023. This Britney-approved musical mixes iconic fairytale characters, such as Cinderella, Snow White and The Little Mermaid with Britney’s hits, “Oops I Did It Again,” “Lucky,” “Circus,” “Toxic” and more. Every two weeks, when the storybook heroines gather for book club, they always discuss the same book, Grimm’s Fairy Tales, because as far as they know, it’s the only book that’s ever been written. That’s when a rogue fairy godmother drops The Feminine Mystique into their corseted laps. From now on, “happily ever after” will never be the same. It’s the ultimate revisionist fairy tale that’ll make you feel stronger than yesterday. Previews May 13, Opens June 22, 2023. Ages 10+. Tickets already selling through November 2023.

Parade Broadway Musical

Parade Broadway Musical – Ben Platt – Show received 8 Tony® Nominations

Closing Aug 6, 2023. Leo and Lucille Frank are a newlywed Jewish couple struggling to make a life in the old red hills of Georgia. When Leo is accused of an unspeakable crime, it propels them into an unimaginable test of faith, humanity, justice and devotion. Riveting and gloriously hopeful, PARADE reminds us that to love, we must truly see one another. PARADE is a revival of 1998 Tony Award Winning Show (Best Book & Best Original Score). Opened March 16, 2023, Closing Aug 6, 2023. Ages 13+.

New York, New York Broadway Musical

New York, New York – 9 Tony ® Nominations, including Best Musical!

Closing July 30, 3023. A brand-new musical by John Kander & Fred Ebb, New York, New York is a glittering love letter to the greatest city in the world! In1946, the war is over, and a resurgent New York is beginning to rebuild. As steel beams swing overhead, a collection of artists has dreams as big and diverse as the city itself. But do these singers, dancers, musicians and makers have what it takes to survive this place? If they can make it here, they can make it anywhere. Previews March 24, 2023, Opened April 26, 2023 Ages 12+.

Life of Pi Play

Life of Pi Broadway Play

Life of Pi – Closing July 23, 2023

After a cargo ship sinks in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, a sixteen-year-old boy named Pi is stranded on a lifeboat with four companions – a hyena, a zebra, an orangutan, and a 450-pound Royal Bengal tiger. Told through incomparable puppetry and exquisite stagecraft, Life of Pi creates a visually breathtaking journey that will leave you filled with awe and joy. Opened March 30, 2023. Ages 10+.

Bad Cinderella Musical Broadway

Bad Cinderella Musical Broadway – Andrew Lloyd Webber

Closing June 4, 2023. In the exceptionally beautiful kingdom of Belleville, the fields are idyllic, the prince is charming, and the townsfolk are ravishing. Only one stubborn peasant stands in the way of absolute perfection: Cinderella. To the flawless residents and royals of Belleville, this damsel IS the distress. Previews Feb 17, Opened March 23, 2023. Ages 10+

Bob Fosse’s DANCIN’ Broadway Musical

Closed May 2023. Bob Fosse’s DANCIN’ Broadway Musical – A modern interpretation of the 1978 Dancin’, which won Fosse the TONY for best choreography, the 2023 version is “Utterly reimagined for the 21st century by director Wayne Cilento—who starred in the original Broadway production—this DANCIN’ brims with a level of warmth, emotion, and color rarely seen in modern interpretations of Fosse’s influential style, and features some of his most inventive and seldom performed choreography. Opened March 19, 2023. Ages 12+.

Phantom of the Opera Broadway Musical

Phantom of the Opera Broadway Musical1988 Tony Award Winner!

Closing Apr 16, 2023 after 35 years!!!!! Sheltered from the outside world in an underground cavern, the lonely, romantic man tutors and composes operas for Christine, a gorgeous young soprano star-to-be. As Christine’s star rises, and a handsome suitor from her past enters the picture, the Phantom grows mad, terrorizing the opera house owners and company with his murderous ways. Ages 12+

Take Me Out Broadway

Take Me Out BroadwayJesse Williams & Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Take Me Out follows Darren Lemming, star center fielder for the Empires, who reveals he is gay and faces a barrage of long-held unspoken prejudices. Facing some hostile teammates and fraught friendships, Darren is forced to contend with the challenges of being a gay person of color within the confines of a classic American institution. As the Empires struggle to rally toward a championship season, the players and fans begin to question tradition, their loyalties and the price of victory. (October 27, 2022 – Feb 5, 2023) + (Mar 10 – June 11, 2022).

The Music Man on Broadway

The Music Man on Broadway – Starring Hugh Jackman & Sutton Foster.

Closing Jan 15, 2023. The Music Man follows traveling salesman Harold Hill (Jackman) as he cons the people of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys band that he vows to organize, despite the fact that he doesn’t know a trombone from a treble clef. When he soon falls for the town librarian, Marian Paroo (Foster), his plans take an unexpected turn. One of the most cherished musicals ever on Broadway, The Music Man was an instant smash hit in 1957 and went on to win five Tony Awards. Dec 20, 2021 – Jan 15, 2023

A Strange Loop Broadway Musical Tickets

A Strange Loop Broadway Musical – 2022 Tony Award Winner!

Closing Jan 15, 2023. Meet Usher: a Black, queer writer writing a musical about a Black, queer writer writing a musical about a Black, queer writer… Michael R. Jackson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning, blisteringly funny masterwork exposes the heart and soul of a young artist grappling with desires, identity, and instincts he both loves and loathes. Ages 16+. Opened April 26, 2022

Beetlejuice Broadway Musical Tickets

Beetlejuice Broadway Musical

Closing Jan 8, 2023. Beetlejuice tells the story of Lydia Deetz, a strange teenager obsessed with the whole “being dead thing.” Lucky for Lydia, her new house is haunted by a recently deceased couple and a degenerate demon who happens to have a thing for stripes. When Lydia calls on Beetlejuice to scare away anyone with a pulse, he comes up with the perfect plan involving exorcism, arranged marriage and a girl scout who gets scared out of her wits. Ages 10+

A Christmas Carol on Broadway

A Christmas Carol on Broadway

(Nov 8, 2022 – Jan 1, 2023) – The timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge comes to thrilling new life as Tony Award® winner Jefferson Mays plays over 50 roles in a virtuosic, master class of a performance that must be seen to be believed.

Come From Away Broadway Musical

Come From Away Broadway Musical

Closing October 2, 2022. On September 11, 2001, 38 planes, carrying thousands of people from across the globe, were diverted to the air strip in Gander, Newfoundland. Undaunted by culture clashes and language barriers, the people of Gander cheered the stranded travelers with music, an open bar and the recognition that we’re all part of a global family.

Dear Evan Hansen2017 Tony Award Winner

Closed Sept 18, 2022. A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one thing he’s always wanted: a chance to finally fit in. Ages 12+

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical

Tina – The Tina Turner Musical – Closing Aug 14, 2022

From humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, to her transformation into the global Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Tina Turner didn’t just break the rules, she rewrote them. This new hit stage musical, presented in association with Tina Turner herself, reveals the untold story of a woman who dared to defy the bounds of her age, gender and race. Ages 14+

Mrs. Doubtfire Broadway Musical Tickets

Mrs. Doubtfire Broadway Musical Tickets – Closed May 29, 2022

Helloooooooo! Mrs. Doubtfire is a musical now, poppets, and she’s here to make everything better! Daniel Hillard, a struggling, out-of-work actor, will do anything for his kids. After losing custody in a messy divorce, he disguises himself as Scottish nanny Euphegenia Doubtfire in a desperate attempt to stay in their lives. As his new persona begins to take on a life of her own, Mrs. Doubtfire teaches Daniel more than he bargained for about how to be a father. Previews October 21, 2021. Ages 8+

Company Broadway Musical

Company Broadway Musical – Starring Patti LuPone & Katrina Lenk

Closing July 31, 2022. Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s musical comedy about life, love and marriage, presents this iconic musical with the lead role of “Bobby” re-imagined for the first time as a woman. At Bobbi’s 35th birthday party all her friends are wondering why isn’t she married? Why can’t she find the right man? Why doesn’t she settle down and have a family? Her friends are driving her mad! Find out how she handles it through Sondheim’s iconic songs – The Ladies Who Lunch, Being Alive and Side by Side. Previews Nov 15th, Opens Dec 9, 2021. Ages 16+

Take Me Out Broadway

Take Me Out Broadway – Jesse Williams, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Patrick Adams

(Mar 10 – June 11, 2022). Take Me Out follows Darren Lemming, star center fielder for the Empires, who reveals he is gay and faces a barrage of long-held unspoken prejudices. Facing some hostile teammates and fraught friendships, Darren is forced to contend with the challenges of being a gay person of color within the confines of a classic American institution. As the Empires struggle to rally toward a championship season, the players and fans begin to question tradition, their loyalties and the price of victory.

Girl From The North Country Broadway Musical

Girl From The North Country Broadway Musical – Music by Bob Dylan, Closed Jan 23, 2022 & June 19, 2022

In 1934, a family down on their luck attempts to survive the Great Depression. Only a song can shake off the dust for one group of wayward souls – and old dreams may hold the promise of new beginnings. Reimagining the music of Bob Dylan as roof-raising ensemble pieces and soul-stirring solos, celebrated playwright Conor McPherson writes and directs this heartbreaking and universal story about family and love. Previews February 7, 2020. Ages 12+

Aint Too Proud Broadway Musical Tickets

Aint Too Proud Broadway Musical – Closed January 16, 2022

Ain’t Too Proud is the electrifying new musical that follows The Temptations’ extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. With their signature dance moves and unmistakable harmonies, they rose to the top of the charts creating an amazing 42 Top Ten Hits with 14 reaching number one. Some of the group’s treasured hits include “My Girl,” “Just My Imagination,” “Get Ready” and “Papa Was a Rolling Stone.” Previews Feb 28, Opened March 21, 2019, Resumed October 16, 2021. Ages 13+

freestyle love supreme on broadway

freestyle love supreme

Oct 7, 2021 – Jan 2, 2022. Before Hamilton! Before In The Heights! More than 15 years after its inception, Freestyle Love Supreme — the original hip-hop musical phenomenon from Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Anthony Veneziale — returns to Broadway for a limited engagement. Every performance, the crew takes the crowd on a freestyle, hip-hop, improvisational, never-before-seen comedy ride. Performers take suggestions from the audience and spin them into instantaneous riffs and full-length musical numbers. With spontaneous guest appearances from Lin-Manuel Miranda, Christopher Jackson, Wayne Brady, Utkarsh Ambudkar, James Monroe Iglehart, Daveed Diggs, and more, every night brings the unexpected.

The Lehman Trilogy Broadway Play

The Lehman Trilogy Broadway Play – Sep 25, 2021- Jan 2, 2022

Directed by Academy Award®, Tony® and Golden Globe® winner Sam Mendes, The Lehman Trilogy follows three brothers from their arrival in America in search of a new life, to the collapse of the firm they established, to the resulting financial crisis, the largest in history. The Wall Street Journal says, “You should crawl across broken glass to see it.” NYC Insider Guide saw this in London and it was AMAZING! The acting is superb, the characters indelible and the set design totally unique. This is a true New Yorkers play and a must-see.

Jagged Little Pill Broadway Musical

Jagged Little Pill Broadway Musical

The Healys are a picture-perfect family, but looks can be deceiving. When the cracks beneath the surface begin to show, they must choose between maintaining the status quo or facing harsh truths about themselves, their community, and the world around them. Featuring Alanis Morissette’s iconic songs including “Ironic,” “You Oughta Know,” and “Hand In My Pocket,” plus brand-new songs written for the show. Previews: November 3, 2019, Performances resume Oct 21, 2021, Closed December 20, 2021

Diana Broadway Musical

Diana The Musical

Closed December 19, 2021. When Lady Diana Spencer married Prince Charles, she instantly became a cultural phenomenon. Leading fiercely with her heart, Princess Diana stood up for her family, her country and herself. She defied expectations, she rocked the royals and she created a legacy that will endure forever. DIANA is the electrifying new musical about a woman who chose to be fearless, and as a result became timeless. Previews November 2, Opened November 17, 2021.

Springsteen on Broadway

Springsteen on BroadwayThe BOSS is back!

Bruce Springsteen made his Broadway debut Fall 2017 with “Springsteen on Broadway,” a solo show, and it was THE hottest ticket in NYC. Now, Bruce Springsteen will return to Broadway in 2021 for a limited run of Springsteen on Broadway performances at The St. James Theatre. Shows begin Saturday June 26, with additional performances taking place through September 4. Seatgeek is the show’s official ticketing provider.

West Side Story Broadway

West Side Story Broadway

“A radical, thrilling new interpretation of this iconic work, with extraordinary dancing, breathtaking vision, and 23 young, brilliantly gifted performers all making their Broadway debuts. Don’t miss this opportunity to see a landmark in musical theater history as if for the very first time.” Previews: December 10, 2019. Tickets on sale through June 2020.

Mean Girls Broadway Musical

Mean Girls Broadway – Closed January 2021. Book your seats… and watch your back! Mean Girls is the ferociously funny new musical, based on the movie, from book writer Tina Fey. Cady Heron was not prepared for the wild and vicious ways of her strange new home: suburban Illinois. How will this naïve newbie rise to the top of the popularity pecking order? By taking on The Plastics, a trio of lionized frenemies led by the charming but ruthless Regina George. (Ages 10+).

Frozen Broadway Musical

Frozen on Broadway – Closed May 2020. With twice as many songs as the movie, Frozen on Broadway, is the timeless tale sisters, Elsa and Anna, pulled apart by a mysterious secret. As one young woman struggles to find her voice and harness her powers within, the other embarks on an epic adventure to bring her family together once and for all. Both are searching for love. They just don’t know where to find it. (Ages 8+).

Beetlejuice Broadway Musical Tickets

Beetlejuice Broadway Musical

Closed June 6, 2020 (closed early due to COVID-19 ). Beetlejuice tells the story of Lydia Deetz, a strange teenager obsessed with the whole “being dead thing.” Lucky for Lydia, her new house is haunted by a recently deceased couple and a degenerate demon who happens to have a thing for stripes. When Lydia calls on Beetlejuice to scare away anyone with a pulse, he comes up with the perfect plan involving exorcism, arranged marriage and a girl scout who gets scared out of her wits. Previews March 28, Opened April 25, 2019. Ages 10+

freestyle love supreme on broadway

freestyle love supreme

Sept 13, 2019 – Jan 12, 2020. Before Hamilton! Before In The Heights! More than 15 years after its inception, Freestyle Love Supreme — the original hip-hop musical phenomenon from Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Anthony Veneziale — arrives on Broadway. Every performance, the crew takes the crowd on a freestyle, hip-hop, improvisational, never-before-seen comedy ride. Performers take suggestions from the audience and spin them into instantaneous riffs and full-length musical numbers. With spontaneous guest appearances from Lin-Manuel Miranda, Christopher Jackson, Daveed Diggs, James Monroe Iglehart, and more, every night brings the unexpected.

Oklahoma Broadway Musical

Oklahoma! Broadway Musical

On the 75th anniversary of when Rodgers & Hammerstein reinvented the American musical, this performance of Oklahoma! is reorchestrated and reimagined for the 21st century, while still following the original plot of a cowboy competing with a mysterious farmhand for the honor of taking a lovely young farm woman to a dance. March 19, 2019 – January 19, 2020

Waitress Broadway Musical

Waitress Broadway Musical – starring Katharine McPhee (starting Nov 25)

Closing Jan 5, 2020. Follow Jenna, a waitress at a small-town diner that finds herself pregnant and in an unhappy marriage. She deals with her sadness by baking her emotions into her famous pies. Music by Sara Barreilles.

Tootsie Broadway Musical

Tootsie Comedy Musical

Closing Jan 5, 2020. Based on the classic film, Tootsie tells the story of a talented, but difficult-to-work-with actor who will do anything to land the role of a lifetime – including adopting a new, female persona, Dorothy Michaels. His audacious, desperate stunt lands him the role of a lifetime,only to cause complete comedy and chaos in his life. Previews March 29th, Opens April 23, 2019.

The Illusionists Magic of the Holidays

The Illusionists Magic of the Holidays

November 29, 2019 – January 5, 2020 – The mind-blowing spectacular of ‘The Illusionists Magic of the Holidays’ on Broadway showcases the jaw-dropping talents of the most incredible Illusionists on earth, alongside special guests Light Balance. In 2019, the show stars Dom Chambers and Eric Chien, the multi-talented magic makers known for their appearances on America’s Got Talent, along with master entertainers Chris Cox, Paul Dabek, Kevin James, Sos & Victoria Petrosyan and Enzo Weyne.

A Christmas Carol on Broadway

A Christmas Carol on Broadway

November 7, 2019 – January 5, 2020 – A new interpretation of Charles Dickens’ classic story about Tiny Tim and Ebenezer Scrooge debuts on Broadway this holiday season. The ghosts of the past, present and future visit Scrooge and remind him what is really important in life. Time Out raves, “Five stars. It’s a stunning piece of visual theatre.”

Beautiful Carole King Broadway Musical

Beautiful Carole King Broadway Musical

Closed October 27, 2019. The inspiring true story of Carole King’s remarkable rise to stardom, including all your favorite hits, “Will You Love Me Tomorrow,” “So Far Away,” “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling,” “I Feel the Earth Move” and SO MANY MORE!

King Kong Broadway Musical

King Kong Broadway Musical – Closed. See the current List of Broadway Shows.

Closing August 18, 2019. Roaring with heart-pounding action, King Kong is a gripping and spectacular story of unlikely friendship, unshakable courage, and breaking free from the cages others put us in. The epic modern myth comes alive on Broadway through an innovative mix of animatronics, puppetry, music and stagecraft! Ages 8+.

The Cher Show Broadway Musical

The Cher Show Broadway Musical – Closed. See the current List of Broadway Shows.

The Cher Show is based on the life of Cherilyn Sarkisian La Piere Bono Allman or as her friends call her, Cher! The kid on a tricycle, vowing to be famous. The teenage phenom who crashes by twenty. The glam TV star who quits at the top. The would-be actress with an Oscar. The rock goddess with a hundred million records sold. The legend who’s done it all, still scared to walk on stage. The wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend. The woman, looking for love. The ultimate survivor, chasing her dream. They’re all here, dressed to kill, singing their asses off, telling it like it is. And they’re all the star of The Cher Show. Previews Nov 1, 2018, Opens Dec 03, 2018, Closing August 18, 2019.

Pretty Woman Broadway Musical

Pretty Woman Broadway Musical

Pretty Woman, the smash-hit 1990 film comedy, comes to the Broadway stage as a new musical. Edward Lewis, a successful businessman asks Vivian Ward, a prostitute with the proverbial heart of gold, to pose as his girlfriend. Things gets complicated and hilarious when this business arrangement turns into a love affair. Closing August 18, 2019.

The Prom Broadway Musical

The Prom Broadway Musical Comedy

Closing August 11, 2019. The Prom celebrates Broadway, high school, love and diversity and follows four headline-hungry musical-comedy actors as they venture to the conservative town of Edgewater, Indiana, where a lesbian girl has been denied the right to attend the prom with her girlfriend and sparked a national controversy.

Be More Chill Broadway Musical

Be More Chill Broadway Musical

Closed August 11, 2019. Joining the great white way after rave Off-Broadway reviews, Be More Chill asks us, Would you take a pill guaranteeing teenage popularity? No questions asked? Achieving the “perfect life” is now possible thanks to some mysterious new technology—but it comes at a cost that’s not as easy to swallow. What could possibly go wrong? Ages 12+

The Ferryman Broadway Play

The Ferryman Broadway Play – 2019 TONY Award for Best Play

The hottest and most well reviewed play to hit Broadway in years, following a hugely successful run in London. The Ferryman tells the story of an Irish family in 1981, during “The Troubles,” the time of conflict between Catholics and Protestants, while they prepare for the annual harvest. Closed July 7, 2019

My Fair Lady Broadway Musical

My Fair Lady Broadway Musical

My Fair Lady is based on Pygmalion, both the play by George Bernard Shaw and the film by Gabriel Pascal. The story follows a phonetics professor as he aims to transform working-glass girl, Eliza Dolittle, with a Cockney background into a high-society lady — or, at least, trick her into behaving as such. The musical score features “I Could Have Danced All Night,” Wouldn’t It Be Loverly,” and “The Rain in Spain.” Closed July 7, 2019

Kiss Me Kate Broadway Musical

Kiss Me, Kate Broadway Musical – starring Kelli O’Hara

Winner of the very first Tony Award for Best Musical in 1949, Kiss Me, Kate is the story of a musical production of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. The musical focuses on the romantic tension and conflict between the show’s director and star and his leading lady, who happens to be his ex-wife. Previews Feb 14th, Opens March 14, 2019, Closing June 30, 2019. Ages 12+

Hillary and Clinton Broadway Comedy

Hillary and Clinton – Laurie Metcalf, John Lithgow

CLOSED. Behind closed doors in New Hampshire during early 2008, a former First Lady named Hillary is in a desperate bid to save her troubled campaign for President of the United States. Her husband, Bill, sees things one way; her campaign manager, Mark, sees things another. Hillary and Clinton examines the politics of marriage, gender roles, and the limitations of experience in this profound and timely look at an American dynasty in crisis. Previews Feb 13th, Opens March 10, 2019.

Network Broadway Play Bryan Cranston

Network Broadway Play – Bryan Cranston, Tony Goldwyn, Tatiana Maslany

Network centers on news anchorman Howard Beale who isn’t pulling in viewers. In what is to be his final broadcast, he unravels live on screen, and as the ratings soar, Howard becomes the biggest thing on TV. Nov 10, 2018 – March, 17 2019

Kinky Boots Broadway Musical

Kinky Boots Broadway Musical2013 Tony Award Winner!

With music by Cyndi Lauper, Kinky Boots is the story of Charlie Price, forced to save his family’s shoe factory in Northern England. He finds inspiration in Lola, a fabulous drag queen, who gives Charlie the idea to create ladies’ shoes for men. Closing on April 7, 2019

The Band's Visit Broadway Musical

The Band’s Visit Broadway Musical2018 TONY Award Winner

Huge Off-Broadway Hit. After a mix-up at the border, an Egyptian Police Band is sent to a remote village in the desert of Israel instead of their original destination. When the locals take them in for the night, their lives intertwine in the most unexpected ways. Closing April 7, 2019

Anastasia Broadway Musical

Anastasia Broadway Musical

Inspired by the 1997 animated film, Anastasia tells the tale of Anya, a Russian orphan trying to understand her true past, which may be as the surviving member of the Tsarist royal family. Set during the Russian Empire and traveling through Paris in the 1920s, Anastasia is a true romantic adventure. Ages 7+. Closing March 31, 2019

School of Rock

School of Rock Broadway Musical

Dewey, a down-on-his-luck wannabe rock star decides to earn a few extra bucks by posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. Completely disinterested in reading, writing and arithmetic, Dewey creates his own curriculum, turning his class into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mic-dropping rock band. Closing January 20, 2019

Once on this Island Broadway Musical

Once on this Island – A modern, socially-aware fairytale musical based on both Romeo and Juliet and The Little Mermaid. Transporting audiences to a small village across the sea, Once on This Island tells the tale of love and culture on the Broadway stage. After a terrible storm, Ti Moune, a loving and fearless peasant girl is left caring for an ailing but wealthy boy Daniel Beauxhomme. While their cultures divide them and the island, their love transcends the divide. Closed January 6, 2019.

Head Over Heels Broadway Musical

Head Over Heels Broadway Musical

Head Over Heels is the bold and fierce new musical comedy celebration of love in all its infinite varieties, told through the story of a royal family that must embark on an extravagant journey to save their beloved kingdom. Set to the iconic music of the 1980’s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, it includes the hit songs “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,” “Vacation,” “Heaven is a Place on Earth,” and many more! Closed January 6, 2019

Donna Summer Broadway Musical

She was a girl from Boston with a voice from heaven, who shot through the stars from gospel choir to dance floor diva. But what the world didn’t know was how Donna Summer risked it all to break through barriers, becoming the icon of an era. Summer features a score with more than 20 of Summer’s classic hits including “Love to Love You, Baby,” “Bad Girls” and “Hot Stuff.” Closing December 30, 2018

Springsteen on Broadway

Springsteen on BroadwayStarring (duh) Bruce Springsteen!

Bruce Springsteen made his Broadway debut Fall 2017 with “Springsteen on Broadway,” a solo show at the Walter Kerr Theatre. Springsteen performs five shows a week. Closed December 15, 2018.

Carousel Broadway Musical

Carousel Broadway Musical Tickets – Jesse Mueller, Renee Fleming

Closed September 16, 2018. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s beloved musical Carousel returns to Broadway in a glorious new production Originally presented in 1945, this was the legendary team’s first smash after Oklahoma! Swaggering carnival barker Bill Bigelow (Henry) sweeps innocent mill worker Julie Jordan (Mueller) off her feet in 1870s New England. Their shaky marriage hits the rocks when Julie becomes pregnant and they discover than not even death can conquer love.

SpongeBob SquarePants Broadway Musical

SpongeBob SquarePants Broadway Musical

Be there when SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face catastrophe – until a most unexpected hero rises to take center stage and the power of optimism really can save the world. Previews Nov 6, Opens Dec 4, 2017, Closing September 16, 2018. (Ages 5+)

Hello Dolly Bette Midler on Broadway

Hello, Dolly! – Bette Midler and David Hyde Pierce (July 17 – August 25)

Hello, Dolly! tells the story of an outspoken matchmaker, Dolly Gallagher, who lands in New York City and is on the lookout for a possible wife for a well-known and very rich millionaire, Horace Vandergelder. The trouble is, she just may want to marry the rich man herself! Closing August 25th.

The Iceman Cometh Denzel Washington

The Iceman Cometh – Starring Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington returns to Broadway this Spring in Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh, as the central character of Hickey, a conflicted man who passionately encourages fellow alcoholics in a New York City bar to abandon their pipe dreams and take hold of harsh realities. Previews March 22nd. Opens April 26th. Through July 1, 2018 only.

The Boys in the Band Play

The Boys in the Band – Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer & Andrew Rannells

A group of gay men gather in an NYC apartment for a friend’s birthday and slowly the fault lines beneath their friendships and self-inflicted heartache begins to surface. Limited Engagement, April 30 – August 12, 2018.

A Bronx Tale Broadway Musical

A Bronx Tale Broadway Musical

Written by Chazz Palminteri and directed Robert DeNiro, A Bronx Tale takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s, where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he’d love to be. Featuring a doo-wop score and a story about respect, loyalty, love, and above all else: family.

Escape to Margaritaville Broadway Musical

Escape to Margaritaville – Music by Jimmy Buffett

Featuring a rousing score of original songs and Jimmy Buffett’s most beloved classics, including “Come Monday,” “Volcano,” “Cheeseburger in Paradise” and many more, Escape to Margaritaville invites the audience to a place where the sun is hot, the water’s warm and the drinks are as cold as they are plentiful. February 16 – July 1, 2018

The Parisian Woman Broadway Play

The Parisian Woman – Uma Thurman, Josh Lucas, Phillipa Soo

The Parisian Woman is set in Washington, D.C., where powerful friends are the only kind worth having, especially after the 2016 election. At the center is Chloe, a socialite armed with charm and wit, coming to terms with politics, her past, her marriage and an uncertain future. Dark humor and drama collide at this pivotal moment in Chloe’s life, and in our nation’s, when the truth isn’t obvious and the stakes couldn’t be higher.
Previews Nov 9, Opens Nov 30, 2017 through March 11, 2018

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

When Charlie wins a golden ticket to the weird and wonderful Wonka Chocolate Factory, it’s the chance of a lifetime, but beyond the gates astonishment awaits, as down the sugary corridors and amongst the incredible edible delights, the five lucky winners discover not everything is as sweet as it seems. Ages 6+. Previews March 28, 2017; Opens Apr 23, Closed January 2018

Meteor Shower Broadway Comedy

Meteor Shower Broadway Comedy – Amy Schumer, Laura Benanti, Jeremy Shamos, Keegan-Michael Key

Set in the Ojai, California home of Corky (Schumer) and Norm (Tudyk), the play revolves around a strange dinner party with guests Laura (Benanti) and Gerald (Key). The two couples quickly descend into psychological warfare a la Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? as the titular disturbance causes giant rocks to start falling above them. Previews Nov 1, Opens Nov 29, 2017, Closing Jan 21, 2018. Written by Steve Martin.

Cats Broadway Musical

Cats Broadway Musical

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic musical, which ran for 18 years, and returns to Broadway in 2016, tells the story of a tribe of cats, the Jellicles, and the night they make what is known as “the Jellicle choice” to decide which cat will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new life. Closed December 30, 2017

Miss Saigon Broadway Musical

Miss Saigon Broadway Musical – Closing Jan 14, 2018.

Set in 1975 during the final days of the American occupation of Saigon, Miss Saigon tells the epic love story and tragic tale of young bar girl, Kim, orphaned by war, who falls in love with an American GI called Chris — but their lives are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. Previews Mar 1, Opens Mar 23, 2017.

War Paint Broadway Musical

War Paint Broadway Musical – Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole

War Paint tells the remarkable story of cosmetics titans Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, brilliant innovators with humble roots. Both women were masters of self-invention who sacrificed everything to become the country’s first major female entrepreneurs and fierce competitors. Previews Mar 7, 2017; Opens Apr 6. Closing Nov 5, 2017.

Groundhog Day Broadway Musical

Groundhog Day Broadway Musical

Meet Phil Connors, a disgruntled big-city weatherman stuck in small-town America reliving the same day over and over and over again—with no consequences, no regrets, no tomorrows, and no hangovers. But once he starts getting to know associate TV producer Rita Hanson, he discovers it’s a day of second, third and fourth chances. Closed Sept 7, 2017

The Great Comet Broadway Musical

The Great Comet Broadway Musical – Starring Josh Groban!

Inspired by a 70-page segment of War and Peace, The Great Comet follows Natasha, who falls in love with the handsome rebel Anatole, as her betrothed is off fighting in the war. Although he may be at war, his best friend, Pierre, is around, and watching on high alert. Josh Groban will star through July 2, 2017. Closed September 3, 2017.

On Your Feet Broadway Musical

On Your Feet Broadway Musical – The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan

Follow the journey of the Estefans as they travel from their native Cuba to Miami, where they meet in 1975, and found the famous band, Miami Sound Machine. On Your Feet includes the hits “Conga,” “1-2-3” and “Rhythm Is Gonna Get You. Closing Aug 20, 2017

Sunset Boulevard Broadway Musical

Sunset Boulevard Broadway Musical – Starring Glenn Close!

Glenn Close revives the role that earned her a Tony Award for Best Actress as Norma Desmond, a former Hollywood star dimming quickly and retreating into a fantasy world she has created in her own home. Away from the Hollywood spotlight, Joe Gillis, a failing screenwriter, finds his way into her world and promises to make her a star again as he works on his “masterpiece.” Feb 2 – June 25, 2017.

In Transit Broadway Musical

In Transit Broadway Musical

In Transit, a new a cappella musical (scored by the talent behind Frozen and Pitch Perfect), follows a group of 11 New Yorkers as they navigate the streets and tunnels of the city. The small ensemble takes on several roles, including an aspiring actress, a Wall Street honcho, a street performer, a cab driver and more. Ages 12+. Closed April 16, 2017

Cirque du Soleil Paramour

Cirque du Soleil Paramour

Set in the glamorous world of Golden Age Hollywood, this groundbreaking event spins the tale of a beautiful young poet forced to choose between love and art. Featuring a cast that seamlessly merges the ultimate in circus arts and the best of Broadway musical theatre. Closing April 16, 2017

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The Present on Broadway

The Present on Broadway Cate Blanchett & Richard Roxburgh

The Present is set post-Perestroika in the mid-1990s at an old country house where friends gather to celebrate the birthday of the independent but compromised widow Anna Petrovna. At the center is the acerbic and witty Platonov with his wife, his former students and friends and their partners. 13 Weeks Onlythrough March 19, 2017

The Front Page Broadway Play

The Front Page – starring Nathan Lane, John Slattery and John Goodman

The press room of Chicago’s Criminal Courts Building is buzzing with reporters covering the story of an escaped prisoner. When star reporter Hildy Johnson accidentally discovers the runaway convict, he and his editor conspire to hide the man from the other reporters. Sep 20, 2016 – Jan 29, 2017

The Humans Broadway Play

The Humans Broadway Play

Breaking with tradition, Erik Blake has brought his Pennsylvania family to celebrate Thanksgiving at his daughter’s NYC apartment. As darkness falls outside the ramshackle pre-war duplex, eerie things start to go bump in the night. Soon, family tensions reach a boiling point… and the hilarity, heart and horrors of the Blake clan are exposed. Closing Jan 15, 2017

Jersey Boys Broadway Musical

Jersey Boys Broadway Musical2006 Tony Award Winner!

Jersey Boys tells the story of how Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons went from being unknown New Jersey kids to international pop superstars. Closing Jan 15, 2017

The Color Purple

The Color Purple Broadway Musical

The Color Purple spans 50 years in Celie’s life rural Georgia following the tragic separation from her sister, Nettie. Celie endures an abusive relationship with her husband, Mister, and learns powerful lessons once a strong-willed woman named Sofia enters her world. Closed Jan 8, 2017.

Matilda Broadway Musical

Matilda Broadway Musical

Winner of a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards, Matilda follows an intelligent young girl with extraordinary powers who rebels against her parents and headmistress of her boarding school. Closing Jan 2017.

Something Rotten Comedy Musical

Something Rotten Comedy Musical

A racuous new musical comedy, starring siblings Nick and Nigel, ready to take on the theatrical world of 1595 with their own play. When a soothsayer looks into the future and sees audiences loving shows with singing, dancing and acting, the Bottoms set out to beat a superstar playwright known as “The Bard,” by creating the world’s first musical. Closing Jan 1, 2017.

Fiddler on the Roof Broadway Musical

Fiddler on the Roof Broadway Musical

The classic musical returns to Broadway in all-new production with stunning choreography. In 1905, the Jewish inhabitants of a Russian village are poor in finances, but rich in traditions. Tevye, the milkman, must raise his five daughters and find husbands for the eldest three, while facing edicts from the Czar and challenging modern ideas…like daughters who want love. Closed Dec 31, 2016

An American in Paris Broadway Musical

An American in Paris Broadway Musical

The romantic story of a young American soldier, a beautiful French girl and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war, is the stuff of Broadway dreams. Closes October 9, 2016

Motown The Musical

Motown The Musical

Back for a limited engagement, Motown charts Berry Gordy’s journey from to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross and the Supremes, Michael Jackson and The Jackson Five, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, Smokey Robinson and The Miracles, Marvin Gaye and many more. July 12 – Nov 13, 2016

Fun Home Broadway Musical

Fun Home Broadway Musical2015 Tony Award Best Musical!

Follow Alison, from her childhood growing up in a small-town Pennsylvania funeral home, to her college years when she embraced her sexuality to her adulthood as a lesbian cartoonist, all threaded by her complicated relationship with her father. Closed Sep 10, 2016

Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time2015 Tony Award Best Play

15-year-old Christopher has an astonishingly powerful brain, able to tackle complicated mathematics but not everyday life and human interaction. When a neighbor’s dog is killed and he is the prime suspect, Christopher sets on a journey to clear his name and uncover the truth.

Les Miserables Broadway Musical

Les Miserables Broadway Musical

Les Miserables is an uplifting epic about the battle of the human spirit’s will to survival. Brand new on Broadway, enjoy your favorite classic songs, such as Bring Him Home, Do you Hear the People Sing, On My Own and I Dreamed a Dream. Closing Sept 4, 2016

Finding Neverland Peter Pan on Broadway

Finding Neverland (Peter Pan)

Follow playwright J.M. Barrie as he finds inspiration when meeting the beautiful widow Sylvia, and her four young sons: Jack, George, Michael and Peter and conjures the magical world of Neverland. Closed Aug 21, 2016.

Fully Committed Broadway Play

Fully Committed Comedy – starring Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Sam works the red hot reservation line at one of New York’s trendiest restaurants, dealing with coercion, petty threats, bribes, histrionics and a cast of desperate callers, all brought to life by Ferguson, who will stop at nothing to land a prime reservation, or the right table. Apr 1 – July 24, 2016

She Loves Me Musical Comedy

She Loves Me Musical Comedy – Laura Benanti, Zachary Levi & Jane Krakowski

Based on the same story that inspired the movie You’ve Got Mail, this romantic musical returns to Broadway for the first time in over 20 years. She Loves Me follows Amalia and Georg, two parfumerie clerks who aren’t quite the best of friends. Constantly bumping heads while on the job, the sparring coworkers can’t seem to find common ground. But little do they know the anonymous pen pals they have both been falling for happen to be each other! Closing Jul 10, 2016.

The King and I Broadway Musical

The King and I Broadway Musical – starring Kelli O’Hara and Ken Watanabe

Five-time Tony nominee, Kelli O’Hara, and Oscar nominee, Ken Watanabe, star in this dazzling revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic, the story of British widow Anna, who travels from Victorian London to exotic Bangkok to become governess of the imperious Siamese monarch’s many children. Starring Daniel Dae Kim: May 3 – June 26, 2016. Closed June 26, 2016

Blackbird Broadway Play

Blackbird Broadway Play

Michelle Williams and Jeff Daniels star in this an award-winning drama by David Harrower. Williams plays Una, a woman who appears unannounced at the office of the older man (Daniels) she had a relationship with when she was 12. February 5 – June 11, 2016.

American Psycho Musical Broadway

American Psycho Musical

Set in the excess of the 1980’s Manhattan, where young and handsome Wall Street banker Patrick Bateman pursues his darkest American dreams. Closed June 5, 2016

Tuck Everlasting Broadway Musical

Tuck Everlasting Broadway Musical

Based on the bestselling novel, Winnie Foster meets Jesse Tuck, and discovers his family is immortal. She is tempted to join them by drinking from a magic spring, but then a mysterious stranger arrives and threatens to expose them. Previews Mar 31, Opens Apr 26, Closing May 29, 2016

Disaster Comedy Musical

Disaster Comedy Musical – Roger Bart, Adam Pascal & More

Follow a group of NYC A-listers on a summer night in Manhattan in 1979 as they party at the grand opening of a floating casino/disco—until disaster strikes. Earthquakes, tidal waves, infernos, killer bees, rats, sharks, and piranhas all threaten the guests, who sing some of the biggest hits of the ‘70s including “Hot Stuff,” “I Am Woman,” “Knock on Wood” and more. Previews Feb 9, Opens Mar 8, 2016

Hughie Broadway Play

Hughie Broadway Play – starring Forest Whitaker

Summer, 1928. New York City. Forest Whitaker plays Erie, a small-time gambler, big-time drinker and frequent guest at a run-down Midtown hotel. Hughie is the hotel’s recently deceased night clerk, whom Erie eulogizes—framed within the delusions of his own life—to the current clerk on duty. Previews Feb 8; opens Feb 26; closed Mar 27, 2016.

Misery Broadway Play | Bruce Willis

Misery Broadway Play – Starring Bruce Willis and Laurie Metcalf

Following a near fatal car accident, a world-famous novelist finds himself in a strange house being nursed back to health by his doting, self-proclaimed Number One Fan. But as her love for his work turns to dangerous obsession, he realizes he must plot his greatest story yet: how to escape with his life. Based on the book by Stephen King.
(Previews Oct 22, Opens Nov 15, 2015; Closing Feb 14, 2016)

Allegiance Broadway George Takei

Allegiance Broadway Musicalstarring George Takei

Inspired by Takei’s real-life experiences, the musical traces the family’s life over several years, including their experiences in internment camps during World War II. Closing Feb 14, 2016

Gentlemans Guide to Love and Murder Broadway

Gentlemans Guide to Love and Murder2013 Tony Award Best Musical!

The uproarious comedy musical of Monty Navarro, a distant heir to a family fortune, who sets out to speed up the line of succession using a great deal of charm…and a dash of murder. Closing January 17, 2016

China Doll Broadway Play

China Doll Broadway Play – starring Al Pacino

Al Pacino returns to Broadway in a fast-paced thriller involving big money, fast planes, a beautiful young woman, and other objects of desire. Mickey Ross, a billionaire about to go into semi-retirement, has just bought his young fiancée a new plane and is giving last-minute instructions to his assistant before leaving his office. Then the phone rings and everything changes. (Closing Jan 31, 2016)

The Gin Game on Broadway James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson

The Gin Game PlayStarring James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson

Reunited on Broadway for the first time in over 50 years, Jones and Tyson meet in a nursing home, play gin rummy and become friends…until things explode and the game has shockingly real stakes. Previews Sep 23, 2015, Opens Oct 14, 2015, Closes January 10 2016

Sylvia Broadway Comedy Play – starring Matthew Broderick

Sylvia tells the tale of Manhattan couple, Greg and Kate, who have settled into the easy rhythms of middle age. But that all changes suddenly when Greg finds a stray dog in Central Park and brings her home. October 2-November 29, 2015

On the Town Broadway Musical

On the Town Broadway MusicalClosing September 6, 2015

This classic musical comedy revival follows the story of three sailors (Gaby, Chip and Ozzie) in search of adventure and romance in New York City during their 24 hour shore leave.

Hedwig and the Angry Inch Broadway Musical

Hedwig and the Angry Inch Broadway MusicalStarring Taye Diggs

Called “the Best Rock Musical Ever” by Rolling Stone, this musical comedy is about a fictional rock ‘n’ roll band, fronted by Hedwig, a transgender woman, told in the form of a rock concert where Hedwig tells his/her life story. Starring Taye Diggs, Closing September 13, 2015.

Mamma Mia Broadway Musical

Mamma Mia Broadway Musical

A mother, A daughter, 3 possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! ABBA’s greatest hits are woven into a sunny tale set on a Greek island. Closing Sept 11, 2015.

Penn & Teller On Broadway

Penn & Teller On Broadway – July 7 – August 16, 2015

The evil geniuses are tied up and being held hostage at the place that helped launch their careers: Broadway! For the first time in almost 25 years, the duo comes home, bringing astonishing tricks and their most outrageous classics.

It Shoulda Been You Broadway Comedy

It Shoulda Been You Broadway Musical Comedy – starring Tyne Daly

Closed August 9, 2015. Two vastly different families come together to celebrate a wedding of a Jewish bride and Protestant groom. The in-laws are fighting, the wedding planner is fuming, and the flowers and the menu aren’t quite right. When the bride’s ex-boyfriend shows up, things get really crazy.

An Act of G-d Comedy Play

An Act of G-d Comedy Play – Starring Jim Parsons

The Almighty and His devoted angels answer some of the deepest questions that have plagued mankind since Creation. Dishing celebrity gossip from the One who sees it all, He’s here to set the record straight, and He’s not holding back!. (May 5 – August 2, 2015)

Fish In The Dark Broadway Comedy - Larry David

Fish In The Dark Broadway Comedy – starring Jason Alexander

Larry David stars as Norman Drexel, who (not) surprisingly is curmudgeonly and cynical, just like….Larry David! Fish in the Dark revolves around a family funeral and showcases an all-star cast. (Through August 1, 2015)

The Audience Broadway Play starring Helen Mirren

The Audience Broadway Play – starring Helen Mirren

Helen Mirren returns to Broadway, starring as Queen Elizabeth II, just as she did in the film The Queen. Follow the queen as she meets with 12 British prime ministers — from the imposing Winston Churchill to the Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher. (Feb 14 – June 28, 2015)

The Visit Broadway Musical Starrring Chita Rivera

The Visit Broadway Musical – starring Chita Rivera

Closed June 14, 2015. The legendary CHITA RIVERA stars as Claire Zachanassian, the world’s wealthiest woman, who returns home to the man (ROGER REES) who spurned her as a girl. What she does next shocks the town, and makes for a thrilling new musical.

On the Twentieth Century Broadway Musical

On the Twentieth Century Broadway Musical – starring Peter Gallagher and Kristin Chenoweth

It’s nonstop laughs aboard the luxury train, Twentieth Century, traveling from Chicago to NYC. Can bankrupt theater producer, Oscar, cajole glamorous Hollywood starlet, and his former lover, Lily, into playing the lead in his new, non-existent epic drama?

The Last Ship Broadway MusicalThe Last Ship Broadway Musical – Starring Sting (Dec 9 – Jan 10)

Inspired by Sting’s own childhood, The Last Ship is set in an English seafaring town that operates around the local shipyard and follows Gideon Fletcher, a man who left home to see the world and returns fourteen years later to find that the future of the shipyard is in danger.

You Can't Take It With You Broadway Comedy You Can’t Take It With You Broadway Comedy – Starring James Earl Jones and Rose Byrne

Called the “original Modern Family,” this comedy play follows the freethinking Sycamore family and mayhem that ensues when their daughter’s fiancé brings his conservative, straight-laced parents to dinner on the wrong night. (August 26, 2014-January 4, 2015)

Its Only a Play Broadway ComedyIts Only a Play Broadway Comedy– Starring Matthew Broderick, Stockard Channing, Nathan Lane, Megan Mullally
It’s opening night of Peter Austin’s new play as he anxiously awaits to see if his show is a hit. With his career on the line, he shares his big First Night with his best friend, a television star, his fledgling producer, his erratic leading lady and more. (September 4, 2014 – January 4, 2015)

Love Letters Broadway PlayLove Letters Broadway PlayCarol Burnett & Brian Dennehy; Candice Bergen & Alan Alda

Two actors, playing long time aristocrats, read love letters written to each other from the age of 7 through the next 50 years. (October 11- November 8 – Carol Burnett & Brian Dennehy); (November 9- December 5 – Candice Bergen & Alan Alda), 2015 – Anjelica Huston & Martin Sheen.

A Delicate Balance Broadway PlayA Delicate Balance Broadway Play – starring Glenn Close, John Lithgow, Martha Plimpton

Agnes and Tobias, a long-married couple, must cope over the course of a weekend, as they welcome home their 36-year old daughter after the collapse of her fourth marriage, and give shelter to their best friends, while tolerating Agnes’ alcoholic live-in sister. (October 20, 2014 – February 22, 2015)

The River Broadway Play Starring Hugh JackmanThe River Broadway Play – starring Hugh Jackman

A remote fishing cabin, a man and a woman, and a moonless night. Erotic, chilling and poetic, The River promises to be the must-see event of the season. (October 31, 2014 – February 8, 2015)

Elephant Man Broadway PlayElephant Man Broadway Play – starring Bradley Cooper and Patricia Clarkson

The true story of a 19th-century British man whose disfigurement made him a star of the traveling freak show. When a renowned Dr. takes Merrick under his care, all of high society becomes fascinated with him, but a “normal” life begins to seem all but impossible. (November 7, 2014-February 15, 2015)

Mary Poppins Broadway Musical

Mary Poppins Broadway Musical Tickets

Closing March 3, 2013. Stay tuned for its replacement, Aladdin.

Based on the movie, Mary Poppins, the Broadway musical features all the classic songs (“A Spoonful of Sugar,” “Chim Chim Cher-ee” and “Spercalifragilisticexpialidocious”) plus some catchy new tunes. With elaborate sets, light displays and show-stopping numbers, this Disney-rific production will transport you to the Banks’ household on Cherry Lane as well as the rooftops of London.

Synopsis: Mary Poppins is the story of the Banks family living in London on Cherry Lane. The children, Jane and Michael, are out of control and are in need of a new nanny, but have their own ideas about what sort of caretaker they should have, while their parents—and in particular Mr. Banks—are insistent on someone strict for the job. When a mysterious young woman named Mary Poppins appears at their doorstep, the family finds that she’s the answer to their prayers, but in the most peculiar way. Mary Poppins takes the children on many magical and memorable adventures, but Jane and Michael aren’t the only ones she has a profound effect upon. Even grown-ups can learn a lesson or two from the nanny who advises that “anything can happen if you let it.”


New Amsterdam Theatre, 214 West 42nd Street (@7th Ave)
Opening Night: November 16, 2006

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Peter and the Starcatcher Broadway Show

Peter and the Starcatcher Broadway Show

Closing January 20, 2013

Peter and the Starcatcher provides a humorous and fantastical backstory for the beloved character of Peter Pan and his arch-nemesis Captain Hook. Meet poor orphaned child on the high seas simply called Boy because, in the absence of a mother and a father, he was never given a name. His sad and lonely world is turned upside down when he meets Molly, the daughter of famous Starcatcher Lord Astor. Molly is on a mission to save the world and protect a treasure trunk filled with magical star stuff from getting into the hands of evil and greedy pirate Black Stache.

Synopsis: Like the legend of Peter Pan himself, Peter and the Starcatcher inspires the audience to stretch the limits of their imagination with inventive use of props and lighting. Instead of an elaborate set, scattered about the stage are the sort of knickknacks one might find in a junkyard. With just a ladder, rope, three treasure chests, two model ships and other clever materials, a company of 12 actors embodies more than 100 unforgettable characters and transport theatergoers to the land of make believe. Although the play is not considered a musical, Molly, Boy, Black Stache and the rest of the colorful characters randomly burst into songs composed by Wayne Barker, creating a show that is whimsical and enchanting.


Brooks Atkinson Theatre 256 West 47th Street (7th and 8th Aves)
Opened April 15, 2012
Running Time: 2 hrs, 30 mins with intermission

Appropriate for all ages, though, much like a Pixar movie, there are adult references that, while not offensive, will likely fly over the heads of young children.

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Evita – Closing January 26, 2013

Ricky Martin and Elena Roger star in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic story of the charismatic and glamorous first lady of Argentina, Eva Peron. EVITA tells Eva’s passionate and unforgettable true story, and features some of theater’s most beautiful songs, including “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina,” “Another Suitcase in Another Hall” and “High Flying Adored,” together with “You Must Love Me,” the haunting, Oscar®-winning hit from the film EVITA.

Synopsis: Eva Perón used her smarts and charisma to rise meteorically from the slums of Argentina to the presidential mansion as First Lady. Adored by her people as a champion for the poor, she became one of the most powerful women in the world — while her greed, outsized ambition and fragile health made her one of the most tragic.

Marquis Theatre, 1535 Broadway
Previews: March 12, 2012, Opening: April 5, 2012
Recommended for ages 10 and up. Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

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War Horse Broadway Play

War Horse Broadway Play

CLOSING January 6, 2013

War Horse uses puppetry to tell the story of young Albert and his beloved horse, Joey. At the outbreak of World War I, Joey is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France, but Albert cannot forget him and embarks on a mission to find him and bring him home.

Synopsis: War Horse centers on the relationship between Albert, a teenager growing up on a farm in Devon, England, just before World War I, and his beloved half-thoroughbred horse, Joey. Albert’s family is poor, and his father raises cash by selling Joey to the cavalry as the war begins in 1914. Too young to enlist, Albert craves news of his horse, which was shipped to the battlefield in France. Three years later, Albert runs away to join the army, determined to find Joey and bring him home. Meanwhile, this smart and brave horse is pulled into service on both sides of the conflict before being left on his own in no-man’s-land, surrounded by trenches and barbed wire.


Vivian Beaumont Theatre, 150 West 65th Street
Opens April 14, 2011

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Porgy and Bess Broadway Musical

Porgy and Bess Broadway Musical

Closing August 23, 2012

Porgy and Bess tells the story of Porgy, who lives in the slums of Charleston, South Carolina, and his attempts to rescue Bess from the clutches of Crown, her pimp, and Sportin’ Life, a drug dealer. The musical features the classics “Summertime,” “Bess, You Is My Woman Now,” “I Got Plenty of Nothing,” and “It Ain’t Necessarily So.”

Synopsis: The classic story by DuBose and Dorothy Heyward is set in Charleston’s fabled Catfish Row, where the beautiful Bess struggles to break free from her scandalous past, and the only one who can rescue her is the crippled but courageous Porgy. Threatened by her formidable former lover Crown, and the seductive enticements of the colorful troublemaker Sporting Life, Porgy and Bess’ relationship evolves into a deep romance that triumphs as one of theater’s most exhilarating love stories.


Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226 West 46th Street New York, NY 10036

Recommended for ages 12 and up

Opens January 12, 2012, Through July 8th (?)

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Just in case you haven’t seen the movie, Ghost follows a young couple, Sam and Molly, who are mugged while walking home to their New York apartment one night. Sam is murdered and trapped between two worlds as a ghost, Sam refuses to leave Molly when he learns she is in grave danger. Desperate to communicate with her, he turns to a storefront psychic, Oda Mae, who helps him protect Molly and avenge his death.

Synopsis: GHOST is a timeless fantasy about the power of love. The original score is by multiple Grammy® Award winners Dave Stewart (the Eurythmics) and Glen Ballard, and includes the emblematic “Unchained Melody” by The Righteous Brothers.

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 205 West 46th Street

Previews: March 15, 2012, Opening: April 23, 2012, Closing August 18, 2012

Approximately 2 hours 30 minutes including an intermission

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Sister Act Broadway Musical

Closing August 26, 2012

When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier (Raven-Symone) witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place cops are sure she won’t be found: a convent. Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own. A sparkling tribute to the power of friendship, Sister Act is reason for Broadway to rejoice!

Synopsis: Disguised as a nun, she finds herself at odds with the with both the rigid lifestyle and uptight Mother Superior. Using her unique disco moves and singing talent to inspire the choir, Deloris breathes new life into the church and community but in doing so, blows her cover. Soon, the gang is giving chase only to find them up against Deloris and the power of her newly found sisterhood. Sister Act, much like it’s namesake movie, is produced by Whoopi Goldberg.


Broadway Theatre, 1681 Broadway

Previews begin March 24, 2011, Opens April 20th

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