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Broadway Musicals
Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman, Tim Rice & Chad Beguelin, Book by Chad Beguelin
Musical Comedy
at New Amsterdam Theatre
Tells the story of Aladdin, a street urchin who meets and falls in love with Princess Jasmine. However, Jasmine can only marry a prince, but all is not lost as Aladdin owns a magic lamp, and with the help of its Genie sets out to win the hand of his princess in marriage.
(from 26 Feb 2014 - Booking to 20 Sep 2015)
Music & Lyrics by Jay Kuo, Book by Marc Acito
at Longacre Theatre
Allegiance is inspired by George Takei's true childhood experiences. Traversing the lush California heartland, the windswept prairies of Wyoming and the battlefields of war-torn Europe, Allegiance tells the epic multi-generational tale of deep family loyalty, romance, humor, optimism and unparalleled heroism in the face of fear and prejudice against Japanese-Americans during World War II and beyond.
(from 06 Oct 2015 - )
Music by George Gershwin, Lyrics by Ira Gershwin, Book by Craig Lucas
at Palace Theatre
Eager to begin his life anew after the brutality of combat, World War II Army veteran Jerry Mulligan chooses newly-liberated Paris as the place to make a name for himself as a painter.
(from 13 Mar 2015 - Booking to 22 Nov 2015)
Music & Lyric by Duncan Sheik, Book by Roberto Aguire-Sacasa, based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis
at tba
26-year-old Patrick Bateman is sophisticated, rich and devastatingly handsome. He's got a sculpted body, a model-gorgeous girlfriend, a to-die-for apartment, and a Wall Street job in 1980s New York City. In short, his life's killer. There's just one snag in this dark vision of the American Dream...Patrick can't get the blood out of his \\\\\$5000 suits.
(from Expected 2015 - )
Music & Lyrics by Gerry Goffin, Carole King, Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil, Book by Douglas McGrath
at Stephen Sondheim Theatre
Long before she was Carole King: chart-topping music artist, she was Carol Klein: a girl from Brooklyn. She fought her way into the record business as a teenager and, by the time she reached her twenties, had the husband of her dreams and a career writing hits for the biggest acts in rock n roll.
(from 21 Nov 2013 - Booking to 13 Sep 2015)
Music & Lyrics by Carol Hall, Book by Larry L. King & Peter Masterson
Musical Comedy
at tba
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas recounts the good times and the demise of the Chicken Ranch, known since the 1850s as one of the best pleasure palaces in all of Texas. Governors, senators, mayors, and even victorious college football teams frequent Miss Mona's cozy bordello... that is until the crusading television reporter Melvin P. Thorpe focuses his cameras and his righteous indignation on the institution.
(from Expected 2015 - )
Book, Music & Lyrics by Trey Parker, Matt Stone & Robert Lopez
Musical Comedy
at Eugene O Neill Theatre
Follows a pair of mismatched Mormon boys sent on a mission to a place that s about as far from Salt Lake City as you can get.
(from 24 Feb 2011 - Booking to 29 Nov 2015)
Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb, Book by Joe Masteroff, based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood
at Studio 54
A female club entertainer in Weimar Republic era Berlin romances two men while the Nazi Party rises to power around them.
(from 21 Mar 2014 - Closing on 29 Mar 2015)
Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb, Book by Bob Fosse & Fred Ebb
at Ambassador Theatre
Follows not your usual housewife, Roxie Hart, who gains dubious notoriety when she kills her boyfriend, invents her defense and manipulates everyone from her trustworthy husband to the fickle media and the unsuspecting public
(from 23 Oct 1996 - Booking to 10 Jan 2016)
Music & Lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis & Stephen Bray, adapted for the stage by Marsha Norman, based on the novel by Alice Walker
at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
The Color Purple is a story of enduring love and triumph over adversity. With a score of jazz, ragtime, gospel and blues, this stirring family chronicle follows the inspirational Celie, as she journeys from childhood through joy and despair, anguish and hope to discover the power of love and life.
(from 09 Nov 2015 - Booking to )
Book by Michael Weller, Music by Lucy Simon, Lyrics by Michael Korie & Amy Powers
at Broadway Theatre
Doctor Zhivago is based on the 1957 novel by Boris Pasternak, and centers around the life of Yuri Zhivago, a physician and poet, during the Russian Revolution of 1905 and World War II.
(from 27 Mar 2015 - Booking to 31 Mar 2016)
Music & Lyrics by William Finn, Book by James Lapine & William Finn
at tba
Part intimate family drama, part neurotic urban comedy, and part keenly observed meditation on a shifting definition of the American family, Falsettos follows Marvin as he struggles to create a 'tight knit family' out of his eclectic array of core relationships (including his ex-wife, his new boyfriend, his adolescent son, his psychiatrist, and his neighbors) amidst a series of monumental life changes, he is forced to reckon with his own views on love, responsibility, and what it means to be a man.
(from Expected Spring 2016 - )
Music by Jerry Bock, Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, Book by Joseph Stein
at tba
Based on the stories of Sholom Aleichem, Fiddler on the Roof takes place in Anatevka, a village in Tsarist Russia during the eve of the revolution. Tevye is a poor milkman who cares for his five daughters. While he and the rest of the elders in the village are deeply routed in tradition, his daughters forward thinking clashes with Tevye s principles and causes a rift in the family.
(from 17 Nov 2015 - )
Book by James Graham, Music & Lyrics by Gary Barlow & Eliot Kennedy
at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
Based on the Miramax motion picture by David Magee and the play The Man Who Was Peter Pan by Allan Knee, Finding Neverland follows the relationship between playwright J. M. Barrie and the family that inspired Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up - one of the most beloved stories of all time.
(from 15 Mar 2015 - Booking to 06 Sep 2015)
Music by Jeanine Tesori, Book & Lyrics by Lisa Kron
at Circle in the Square Theatre
After her father dies unexpectedly, Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life. Moving between past and present, Alison relives her unique childhood playing at the family s Bechdel Funeral Home, her growing understanding of her own sexuality, and the looming, unanswerable questions about her father s hidden desires.
(from 27 Mar 2015 - Booking to 13 Sep 2015)
Music by Steven Lutvak, Lyrics by Robert L. Freedman & Steven Lutvak, Book by Robert L. Freedman
Musical Comedy
at Walter Kerr Theatre
Sixteen world-class tango dancers, one vocalist and the eleven-piece Monty Navarro has just received some really great news! He s a long-lost member of a noble family and could become the next Earl of Highhurst. There are only eight minor issues, namely the other relatives who precede him in line for the title.
(from 22 Oct 2013 - Booking to 20 Sep 2015)
Music by Frederick Loewe, Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerne, in a new adaptation by Heidi Thomas
Musical Comedy
at Neil Simon Theatre
A romantic comedy about a young woman groomed in the custom of her family to be a companion to a bored, wealthy playboy, until the two unexpectedly realize this is in fact true love.
(from 19 Mar 2015 - Booking to 04 Oct 2015)
Book, Music, and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Inspired By The Book Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
at Richard Rodgers Theatre
A new musical about the scrappy young immigrant who forever changed America: Alexander Hamilton. From bastard orphan to Washington's right hand man, rebel to war hero, loving husband caught in the country's first sex scandal to Treasury head who made an untrusting world believe in the American economy, Hamilton is an exploration of a political mastermind.
(from 13 Jul 2015 - Booking to 21 Nov 2015)
The Extraordinary Life and Times of Roy Rogers and Dale Evans

Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Glenn Slater, Book by Marshall Brickman
at tba
From an impoverished childhood in Ohio to an unlikely reign as one of Hollywood s most popular stars; the poignant and inspiring story of the family Roy Rogers and Dale Evans raised, their endurance, faith and humor in the face of almost impossible obstacles - and how Trigger got to be the only horse in Hollywood ever to be billed above the title - would be a highly improbable tale if it weren t all true.
(from Expected 2016 - )
by David Farr, with Original Music performed on-stage by Parsonsfield
Musical Comedy
at tba
Every legendary hero has to start somewhere. In The Heart of Robin Hood, playwright David Farr presents a new spin on the familiar fable. Forget everything you ever knew about Robin Hood. In this reimagining, Robin and his unmerry gang of cutthroats steal from the rich, but it s never occurred to them to give anything back to anyone. But when wicked Prince John threatens all, bold Marion steps in to protect the poor and transform a thuggish Robin from hood to good.
(from Expected 2015/2016 - )
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Trask, Book by John Cameron Mitchell
Rock Musical Comedy
at Belasco Theatre
Tells the story of an 'internationally ignored' rock singer, Hedwig, and her search for stardom and love. Born a boy named Hansel whose life's dream is to find his other half, Hedwig reluctantly submits to a sex change operation in order to marry an American G.I. and get over the Berlin Wall to freedom. The operation is botched, leaving her with the aforementioned 'angry inch.'
(from 29 Mar 2014 - Booking to 09 Aug 2015)
Music & Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, Book by Andrew Bergman, based on the Castle Rock Entertainment Motion Picture of the same title
Musical Comedy
at Nederlander Theatre
Tells the story of Jack Singer, a regular guy with an extreme fear of marriage. When his girlfriend Betsy puts the pressure on, Jack finally pops the question and they head to Sin City for a whirlwind wedding weekend.
(from 18 Nov 2014 - Booking to 22 Nov 2015)
Music by Barbara Anselmi, Book & Lyrics by Brian Hargrove
Musical Comedy
at Brooks Atkinson
In the new musical It Shoulda Been You, it s a culture clash for the ages when two families from wildly different backgrounds come together to celebrate a wedding. As if the union wasn t complicated enough, the bride s ex-boyfriend arrives, bringing the wedding to a screeching halt and throwing both families into hysterical chaos. Plots are hatched, promises broken, secrets exposed and the bride s resourceful sister is left to turn an unmitigated disaster into happily ever after.
(from 17 Mar 2015 - Booking to 13 Sep 2015)
Music by Bob Gaudio, Lyrics by Bob Crewe, Book by Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice
at August Wilson Theatre
Based on the life story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. The musical chronicles the lives of a group of blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks who became one of the biggest American pop music sensations of all time.
(from 04 Oct 2005 - Booking to 25 Oct 2015)
Music by Richard Rodgers, Book & Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, based on the novel 'Anna and the King of Siam' by Margaret Landon
at Vivian Beaumont Theatre
Set in 1860's Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna Leonowens, a British schoolteacher, whom the imperious King brings to Siam to tutor his many wives and children.
(from 12 Mar 2015 - Booking to 05 Jul 2015)
Music & Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper, Book by Harvey Fierstein
Musical Comedy
at Al Hirschfeld Theatre
Charlie Price is forced to step in and save his family s shoe factory in Northern England following the sudden death of his father. Help comes from the unlikeliest angel, a fabulous drag performer named Lola.
(from 03 Mar 2013 - Booking to 06 Sep 2015)
Music by Claude-Michel Schonberg, Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer & Alain Boublil and additional material by James Fenton, based on the novel by Victor Hugo
at Imperial Theatre
Concerns love and bravery in 19th century France during the revolutionary struggles.
(from 01 Mar 2014 - Booking to 27 Sep 2015)
Music by Elton John, Additional Music by Hans Zimmer, Lebo M, Mark Mancina, & Jay Rifkin, Lyrics by Tim Rice, Book by Roger Allers & Irene Mecchi
at Minskoff Theatre
Story of the epic adventures of a young lion cub named Simba as he struggles to accept the responsibilities of adulthood and his destined role as king.
(from 15 Oct 1997 - Booking to 16 Aug 2015)
Music & Lyrics by Benny Andersson & Bjorn Ulvaeus, Book by Catherine Johnson
Musical Comedy
at Broadhurst Theatre
Inspired by the songs of ABBA. This original musical is a story of family and friendship as it unfolds on a tiny Greek island. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother s past back to the island they last visited twenty years ago.
(from 05 Oct 2001 - Booking to 12 Sep 2015)
Music & Lyrics by Tim Minchin, Book by Dennis Kelly, based on the novel by Roald Dahl
Musical Comedy
at Shubert Theatre
The story of a very bright and rebellious little girl called Matilda. Neglected at home, at school headmistress Miss Trunchbull rules with cruelty and fear. Eventually Matilda decides the grown-ups should be taught a lesson and in the process discovers her supernatural powers.
(from 04 Mar 2013 - Booking to 30 Aug 2015)
Music by Leonard Bernstein, Book & Lyrics by Betty Comden & Adolph Green
Musical Comedy
at Lyric Theatre
The Bronx is up, the Battery's down, and three sailors are hoping to get just a little bit lucky on their one day of leave in the Big Apple. From the Brooklyn Navy Yard and Coney Island to Times Square and Carnegie Hall, ON THE TOWN zigzags through New York City as the sailors and the three high-spirited young women they meet chase love, dreams, and each other during an unforgettable day in the city that never sleeps.
(from 20 Sep 2014 - Booking to 01 Sep 2015)
Music by Cy Coleman, Book & Lyrics by Betty Comden & Adolph Green, based on plays by Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur & Bruce Mullholland.
Musical Comedy
at American Airlines Theatre
It's nonstop laughs aboard the Twentieth Century, a luxury coach travelling from Chicago to New York City. Luck, love and mischief collide when the bankrupt theater producer Oscar Jaffe (Gallagher) embarks on a madcap mission to cajole glamorous Hollywood starlet Lily Garland (Chenoweth) into playing the lead in his new, non-existent epic drama.
(from 13 Feb 2015 - Closing on 05 Jul 2015)
Book by Alexander Dinelaris, Music by Emilio & Gloria Estefan
at Marquis Theatre
Based on the lives of Gloria and Emilio Estefan.
(from 05 Oct 2015 - )
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lyrics by Charles Hart & Richard Stilgoe, Book by Richard Stilgoe & Andrew Lloyd Webber
at Majestic Theatre
Hideously deformed Phantom lurks beneath the stage of the Paris Opera, exercising a reign of terror over its occupants. The phantom falls in love with the young Soprano...
(from 09 Jan 1988 - Booking to 05 Sep 2015)
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lyrics by Glenn Slater, Book by Julian Fellowes
Musical Comedy
at Winter Garden Theatre
In School of Rock The Musical, down-on-his-luck wannabe rock star Dewey Finn poses as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school to make ends meet. When he discovers his students musical talents, he enlists his fifth-graders to form a rock group and conquer the Battle of the Bands.
(from 02 Nov 2015 - )
Music by Jerry Bock, Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, Book by Joe Masteroff
Musical Comedy
at tba
She Loves Me follows Georg and Amalia, 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 romantic pen pals they have both been falling for happen to be each other! Will love continue to blossom once their identities are finally revealed?
(from Expected Spring 2016 - )
Or, The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed

by George C. Wolfe
at Music Box Theatre
In May 1921, Shuffle Along, a new musical conceived by Flournoy Miller and Aubrey Lyles with music and lyrics by Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle, became the unlikeliest of hits, significantly altering the face of the Broadway musical as well as that of New York City. In April 2016 - 95 years later - Shuffle Along, Or, The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed, will be a backstage musical telling the story of the creation of this transformative but now forgotten show.
(from 14 Mar 2016 - Booking to )
Music and Lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick, Book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O Farrell
Musical Comedy
at St. James Theatre
Welcome to the 90s - the 1590s - long before the dawn of premium tickets, star casting and reminders to turn off your cell phones. Brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom are desperate to write a hit play but are stuck in the shadow of that Renaissance rockstar known as The Bard. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world s very first MUSICAL! But amidst the scandalous excitement of Opening Night, the Bottom Brothers realize that reaching the top means being true to thine own self and all that jazz.
(from 23 Mar 2015 - Booking to 06 Sep 2015)
Music & Lyrics by John Kander & Fred Ebb, Book by Terrence McNally
at Lyceum Theatre
Based on the satirical play by Friedrich Durrenmatt as adapted by Maurice Valency, The Visit is about greed, love, and one woman's carefully plotted revenge. The oft-widowed Claire Zachanassian (Rivera), richest woman in the world, returns to the hardship-stricken town of her birth. The locals pray that her wealth will bring them a new lease on life, but her arrival carries a dreadful price.
(from 26 Mar 2015 - Booking to 06 Sep 2015)
WICKED: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, Book by Winnie Holzman, based on the novel by Gregory Maguire
at George Gershwin Theatre
Story of how two school roommates from Oz , Elphaba who grows up to become the Wicked Witch of the West, and of her school roommate Glinda, who grows up to become the Good Witch.
(from 08 Oct 2003 - Booking to 06 Sep 2015)


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