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AFTER MIDNIGHT
Conceived by Jack Viertel, music arranged by Duke Ellington, with selected text by Langston Hughes
Musical Revue
at Brooks Atkinson Theatre
Celebrates Duke Ellington's years at the famed Harlem nightclub in the 1920s and '30s, when the joint was jumping with shows featuring big band swing and blues music.
(from 18 Oct 2013 - Booking to 23 Nov 2014)
ALADDIN
Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by the late Howard Ashman, Tim Rice and Chad Beguelin with a book by Chad Beguelin
Musical
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 23 Nov 2014)
ALL THAT GLITTERS
Music and Lyrics by Alexander deJong, book by Alexander deJong and James A. Walsh, with additional Music by Tom Nelson
Musical
at tba
A musical about the star Liberace
(from Expected Dec 2014 - )
AMERICAN IN PARIS, AN
Music by George Gershwin, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, book by Craig Lucas.
Musical
at tba
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 Expected in 2015 - )
BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
Music by Gerry Goffin, Carole King, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, book by Douglas McGrath
Musical
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 05 Oct 2014)
BULLETS OVER BROADWAY
book by Woody Allen, features a score of existing music from the 1920's.
Musical Comedy
at St. James Theatre
Tells the story of an aspiring young playwright newly arrived on Broadway in 1920 s New York who is forced to cast a mobster's talentless girlfriend in his latest drama in order to get it produced.
(from 11 Mar 2014 - Booking to 28 Sep 2014)
CABARET
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.
Musical
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 31 Aug 2014)
CAN-CAN
Cole Poter Score and lyrics, revised book by David Lee
Musical Comedy
at tba
Pistache is the only cafe owner in Paris who dares to features the scandalous and illicit Can-Can dance. Will her defiance of the law be end of both her cafe and her chance for love?
(from Expected Spring 2013 - tba)
CHICAGO
Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb, Book by Bob Fosse & Fred Ebb
Musical
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 04 Jan 2015)
CINDERELLA
Music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, a new book by Douglas Carter Beane and original book by Oscar Hammerstein II.
Musical
at Broadway Theatre
Re-invents the classic tale of a maid-turned-princes. With pumpkin, glass slippers, Fairy Godmother and other story elements intact, it is now Cinderella's turn to rescue the Prince, reminding us once again that in a cruel world the act that matters most is kindness.
(from 25 Jan 2013 - Booking to 07 Sep 2014)
DAMES AT SEA
book and lyrics by George Haimsohn and Robin Miller, music by Jim Wise
Musical Comedy
at tba
Ruby steps off a bus from Utah and into her first Broadway show, but hours before the opening night curtain is to rise, the cast learns their theater is being demolished. Ruby and the cast, with the help of some adoring sailors, set a plan in motion to perform the show on a naval battleship.
(from Expected in 2014 - )
DINER
Based on the 1982 MGM movie. Book by Barry Levinson, music and lyrics by Sheryl Crow
Musical
at tba
It's Christmas 1959 in Baltimore and six high school buddies, now in their twenties, reunite as the second member of the group is about to tie the knot.
(from Expected fall of 2013 - )
GENTLEMAN S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER, A
book by Robert L. Freedman, music by Steven Lutvak, and lyrics by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak.
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 07 Sep 2014)
GIGI
Music by Frederick Loewe, lyrics by Alan Jay Lerne, in a new adaptation by Heidi Thomas.
Musical Comedy
at tba
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 Expected 2013/2014 - )
HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
Book by John Cameron Mitchell, music and lyrics by Stephen Trask
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 17 Aug 2014)
HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME
Music by Tupac Shakur, Book by Todd Kreidler
Musical
at Palace Theatre
Set in the present day on the inner-city streets of a Midwestern industrial city. The musical follows two childhood friends and their extended families as they struggle to reconcile the challenges and realities of their daily lives with their hopes, dreams and ambitions.
(from 26 May 2014 - Booking to 04 Jan 2015)
HONEYMOON IN VEGAS
Music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, book by Andrew Bergman, based on the Castle Rock Entertainment Motion Picture of the same title.
Musical Comedy
at tba
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 Expected Spring 2013 - )
IF/THEN
Music by Tom Kitt, book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey
Musical
at Richard Rodgers Theatre
On the verge of turning 40, Elizabeth moves to New York City, the ultimate city of possibility, intent on a fresh start new home, new friends, and hopes for a resurgent career.
(from 05 Mar 2014 - Booking to 12 Oct 2014)
JERSEY BOYS
Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, score by Bob Gaudio and lyrics by Bob Crewe.
Musical
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 28 Sep 2014)
KINKY BOOTS
Music and 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 04/01/2015)
LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL
by Lanie Robertson
Musical
at Circle in the Square
The time is 1959. The place is a seedy bar in Philadelphia. The audience is about to witness one of Billie Holiday's last performances, given four months before her death.
(from 25 Mar 2014 - Closing on 01 Jun 2014)
LAST SHIP, THE
Music and lyrics by Sting, with book by Tony winner John Logan and Brian Yorkey.
Musical
at Neil Simon Theatre
set in the English seafaring town of Wallsend, a close-knit community where life has always revolved around the local shipyard and the hardworking men construct magnificent vessels with tremendous pride. But Gideon Fletcher dreams of a different future. He sets out to travel the world, leaving his life and his love behind. When Gideon returns home 14 years later, he finds the shipyard's future in grave danger and his childhood sweetheart engaged to someone else.
(from 30 Sep 2014 - )
LES MISERABLES
Based on the novel by Victor Hugo, has lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer and music by Claude-Michel Schonberg with original text by Alain Boublil and additional material by James Fenton.
Musical
at Imperial Theatre
Concerns love and bravery in 19th century France during the revolutionary struggles.
(from 01 Mar 2014 - Booking to 19 Oct 2014)
LION KING, THE
Music by Elton John, Additional Music by Hans Zimmer, Lebo M, Mark Mancina, and Jay Rifkin, Lyrics by Tim Rice, Book by Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi.
Musical
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 04 Jan 2015)
MAMMA MIA!
Music & Lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, Book by Catherine Johnson
Musical
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 28 Sep 2014)
MATILDA THE MUSICAL
Music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, book by Dennis Kelly, based on the story 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 28 Sep 2014)
MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL
book by Berry Gordy , with music and lyrics from the Motown record label catalogue
Musical
at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
Tells the story behind the hits as Smokey finds his unique voice, Diana skyrockets to stardom and Berry Gordy fights against the odds to turn his improbable dream into a triumphant reality.
(from 11 Mar 2013 - Booking to 28 Dec 2014)
NEWSIES
Score by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman, book by Harvey Fierstein
Musical
at Nederlander Theatre
Set in New York City at the turn of the century, Newsies tells the tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader who rallies newsies from across the city to take on the might of publishing titans Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst and strike for what s right.
(from 15 Mar 2012 - Booking to 17 Aug 2014)
ON THE TOWN
by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, with Music by Leonard Bernstein
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 exp Oct 2014 - Booking to )
ONCE
Music and lyrics by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, with book by Enda Walsh
Musical
at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
On the streets of Dublin, an Irish musician and a Czech immigrant are drawn together by their shared love of music. Over the course of one fateful week, an unexpected friendship and collaboration quickly evolves into a powerful but complicated love story.
(from 28 Feb 2012 - Booking to 29 Mar 2015)
PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, THE
Book by Richard Stilgoe and Andrew Lloyd Webber, Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lyrics by Charles Hart & Richard Stilgoe
Musical
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 22 Nov 2014)
PIPPIN
Book by Roger O. Hirson, music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Musical Comedy
at Music Box Theatre
Royal heir Pippin is spurred on by a mysterious group of performers to embark on a death-defying journey to find his 'corner of the sky.'
(from 23 Mar 2013 - Booking to 31 Aug 2014)
ROCK OF AGES
book by Chris D Arienzo, with a score featuring 80's rock music
Musical
at Helen Hayes Theatre
It s the late 1980s and the final countdown is on for a legendary Hollywood rock club facing its demise at the hands of eager developers. When a young rocker hungry for his big break and a small town girl chasing her dreams land on the scene at this infamous venue, how far will ambition drive them?
(from 24 Mar 2011 - Booking to 07 Sep 2014)
ROCKY
Music by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens, with a book by Thomas Meehan and Sylvester Stallone, adapted from the1976 screenplay 'Rocky.'
Musical
at Winter Garden Theatre
Struggling small time Philly boxer, Rocky Balboa, gets a once-in-a-lifetime shot to go the distance against heavyweight champ Apollo Creed. However, will the blossoming relationship between Rocky and his shy girlfriend Adrian survive the contest.
(from 13 Feb 2014 - Booking to 23 Nov 2014)
THE BOOK OF MORMON
book, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and 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 01 Mar 2015)
THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, Book by Marsha Norman based on Robert James Waller s Novella.
Musical
at Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre
About a devoted Iowa housewife and her unlikely love affair with a National Geographic photographer.
(from 17 Jan 2014 - Booking to 23 Nov 2014)
TITANIC
Book by Peter Stone, music and lyrics by Maury Yeston
Musical
at tba
Tells the story of RMS Titanic, who in the final hour of 14th April 1912 collided with an iceberg and 'the unsinkable ship' slowly sank.
(from Expected fall of 2014 - )
VIOLET
Music by Jeanine Tesori with book and lyrics by Brian Crawley, based on Doris Betts' short story, The Ugliest Pilgrim.
Musical
at American Airlines Theatre
Tells the story of a young woman's quest for beauty amidst the image-obsessed landscape of the 1960s. Facially disfigured in a childhood accident, Violet dreams of a miraculous transformation through the power of faith.
(from 28 Mar 2014 - Closing on 10 Aug 2014)
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.
Musical
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 16 Nov 2014)

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