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ALADDIN
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 15 Apr 2017)
AMELIE
A New Musical

Book by Craig Lucas, Music by Daniel Mess‚, Lyrics by Nathan Tysen & Daniel Mess‚
Musical
at tba
The musical follows the mesmerizing journey of the inquisitive and charmingly shy Am‚lie who turns the streets of Montmartre into a world of her own imagining, while secretly orchestrating moments of joy for those around her. After discovering a mysterious photo album and meeting a handsome stranger, Am‚lie realizes that helping others is easier than participating in a romantic story of her own.
(from Expected Spring 2017 - )
AMERICAN IN PARIS, AN
Music by George Gershwin, Lyrics by Ira Gershwin, Book by Craig Lucas
Musical
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 - Closing on 09 Oct 2016)
ANASTASIA
Book by Terrence McNally, Music by Stephen Flaherty & Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Musical
at Broadhurst Theatre
From the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, the new musical, Anastasia, is the romantic, adventure-filled story of a brave young woman attempting to discover the mystery of her past. The new musical is inspired by the Twentieth Century Fox Motion Pictures.
(from 23 Mar 2017 - Booking to 01 Oct 2017)
ARCHIE THE MUSICAL
Book by Adam McKay
Musical Comedy
at tba
Based on one of the most popular comics ever produced, Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead and the Riverdale gang are heading to Broadway in an all-new musical.
(from tba - )
BANDSTAND, THE
Music by Richard Oberacker, Book & Lyrics by Richard Oberacker & Robert Taylor
Musical
at tba
Set in 1945, The Bandstand tells the story of musician Donny Novitski who is about to take on the mission of his life: leading his band of fellow veterans into competition for America's next swing band sensation. However, complicated relationships, the demands of the competition and the challenging after-effects of war may break these musicians. When Donny meets a beautiful, young singer named Julia, he finds the perfect harmony in words and music that could take this band of brothers all the way to the live radio broadcast finale in New York City. But to succeed, it will require every ounce of talent, stamina and raw nerve that these musicians possess.
(from Expected 2016/2017 - )
BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
Music & Lyrics by Gerry Goffin, Carole King, Barry Mann & 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 12 Mar 2017)
BOOK OF MORMON, THE
Book, Music & Lyrics by Trey Parker, Matt Stone & Robert Lopez
Musical Comedy
at Eugene O Neill Theatre
The Book of Mormon 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 21 May 2017)
BRONX TALE, A
The Musical

Book by Chazz Palminteri, Music by Alan Menken & Lyrics by Glenn Slater
Musical
at Longacre Theatre
Based on the one-man show that inspired the now classic film, this streetwise musical will take 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 an infectious doo-wop score, this is a tale about respect, loyalty, love, and above all else: family.
(from 03 Nov 2016 - Booking to 02 Apr 2017)
CATS
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on 'Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats' by T. S. Eliot with additional lyrics by Trevor Nunn and Richard Stilgoe
Musical
at Neil Simon Theatre
The musical tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night they make what is known as 'The Jellicle choice' and decide which cat will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new life.
(from 14 Jul 2016 - Booking to 28 May 2017)
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY - THE MUSICAL
Music by Marc Shaiman, Lyrics by Scott Wittman & Marc Shaiman, Book by David Greig
Musical
at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
Willy Wonka, world famous inventor of the Everlasting Gobstopper, has just made an astonishing announcement. His marvelous and mysterious factory is opening its gates to a lucky few. That includes young Charlie Bucket, whose life definitely needs sweetening. He and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a mesmerizing, life-changing journey through Wonka's world of pure imagination. Get ready for chocolate waterfalls, exquisitely nutty squirrels and the great glass elevator, all to be revealed by Wonka's army of curious Oompa-Loompas.
(from 28 Mar 2017 - Booking to 17 Dec 2017)
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 02 Jul 2017)
COLOR PURPLE, THE
Music & Lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis & Stephen Bray, adapted for the stage by Marsha Norman, based on the novel by Alice Walker
Musical
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 10 Nov 2015 - Booking to 08 Jan 2017)
COME FROM AWAY
Book, Music & Lyrics by Irene Sankoff & David Hein
Musical
at Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre
Come From Away is set against the backdrop of that infamous day in September 2001. In a heartbeat, 38 planes and 6,579 passengers were forced to land in Gander, Newfoundland, doubling the population of one small town on the edge of the world. On September 11, 2001 the world stopped. On September 12, their stories moved us all.
(from 18 Feb 2017 - Booking to )
DEAR EVAN HANSEN
Book by Steven Levenson, Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul
Musical
at Music Box Theatre
All his life Evan Hansen has felt invisible. To his peers, to the girl he loves, sometimes even to his own mother. But that was before he wrote the letter - that led to the incident - that started the lie - that ignited a movement - that inspired a community - and changed Evan's status from the ultimate outsider into the somebody everyone wants to know. But how long can Evan keep his secret? And at what price?
(from 14 Nov 2016 - Booking to 02 Jul 2017)
FALSETTOS
Music & Lyrics by William Finn, Book by James Lapine & William Finn
Musical
at Walter Kerr Theatre
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 29 Sep 2016 - Closing on 08 Jan 2017)
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
Music by Jerry Bock, Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, Book by Joseph Stein
Musical
at Broadway Theatre
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 20 Nov 2015 - Closing on 31 Dec 2016)
FLAMINGO KID, THE
Book & Lyrics by Robert L. Freedman, Music by Scott Frankel
Musical
at tba
Based on the hit Garry Marshall film, The Flamingo Kid takes place in the summer of 1963 and follows an 18-year-old Brooklynite who leaves his humble roots behind in favor of the sexy and alluring world of The El Flamingo a private beach club for well-to-do Long Islanders. Torn between his father's blue collar values and those of his new, cocky mentor, Phil Brody, he finds consolation in Brody's niece, Carla, a girl with radical ideas of her own. He soon learns that there's no shortcut to lasting success, and there's no substitute for family.
(from Expected Spring 2018 - )
FROZEN
Book by Jennifer Lee, Music & Lyrics by Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez
Musical
at St. James Theatre
Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale The Snow Queen, the musical tells the story of fearless princess Anna who sets off on an epic journey alongside a rugged iceman, his loyal pet reindeer, and a naive snowman to find her estranged sister Elsa, whose icy powers have inadvertently trapped the kingdom in eternal winter.
(from Expected Spring 2018 - )
GROUNDHOG DAY
Music & Lyrics by Tim Minchin, Book by Danny Rubin based on the screenplay by Harold Ramis & Danny Rubin
Musical Comedy
at August Wilson Theatre
Groundhog Day is the story of Phil Connors, an arrogant Pittsburgh TV weatherman who, when sent to cover the annual Groundhog Day event in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, finds himself caught in a time loop where he is forced to repeat the same day again and again... and again.
(from Expected Mar 2017 - Booking to )
HALF TIME
Book by Chad Beguelin & Bob Martin, Music by Matthew Sklar and Lyrics by Nell Benjamin
Musical Comedy
at tba
One remarkable dance team. One big chance. One small twist you've got to be over 60. The musical comedy is based on a true story of ten ordinary seniors with extraordinary dreams who audition to dance at half time for a major basketball team. Only after making the cut do they learn they won't be dancing tap, salsa or swing instead, they will bring down the house with a style that is entirely new to them: hip hop.
(from Expected Spring 2017 - )
HAMILTON
Book, Music, and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Inspired By The Book Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
Musical
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 May 2017)
HAPPY TRAILS
The Extraordinary Life and Times of Roy Rogers and Dale Evans

Book by Marshall Brickman, Music & Lyrics by T Bone Burnett
Musical
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 - )
HELLO, DOLLY!
Book by Michael Stewart, Music & Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Musical Comedy
at Shubert Theatre
At the turn of the 20th century, all of New York City is excited because widowed but brassy Dolly Gallagher Levi (Midler) is in town. Dolly makes a living primarily through matchmaking and is currently seeking a wife for grumpy Horace Vandergelder, the well-known half-a-millionaire, but it becomes clear that Dolly intends to marry Horace herself.
(from 15 Mar 2017 - Booking to 14 Jan 2018 )
HOLIDAY INN
Music & Lyrics by Irving Berlin, Book by Gordon Greenberg & Chad Hodge, inspired by the film of the same name
Musical
at Studio 54
Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical tells the story of Jim, who leaves the bright lights of show business behind to settle down on his farmhouse in Connecticut. He quickly discovers life isn't the same without a bit of song and dance. Jim's luck takes a spectacular turn when he meets Linda, a spirited schoolteacher with talent to spare. Together they turn the farmhouse into a fabulous inn with dazzling performances to celebrate each holiday, from Thanksgiving to the Fourth of July. But when Jim's best friend Ted tries to lure Linda away to be his new dance partner in Hollywood, will Jim be able to salvage his latest chance at love?
(from 01 Sep 2016 - Closing on 01 Jan 2017)
IN TRANSIT
Book, Music & Lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez, James-Allen Ford, Russ Kaplan & Sara Wordsworth
Musical
at Circle in the Square Theatre
Featuring an a cappella score from the talents behind Frozen and Pitch Perfect, In Transit is a new, modern musical bringing to life a vivid tapestry of characters and music in the city that never sleeps or stands still. Inspired by the vibrant rhythms of life on the subway, In Transit follows the intertwining lives of eleven New Yorkers, all hoping to catch the express train to success, love and happiness and the stops they make along the way.
(from 10 Nov 2016 - Booking to 25 Jun 2017)
JERSEY BOYS
Music by Bob Gaudio, Lyrics by Bob Crewe, Book by Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice
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 - Closing on 15 Jan 2017)
KINKY BOOTS
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 19 Mar 2017)
LION KING, THE
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
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 02 Jul 2017)
MATILDA THE MUSICAL
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 - Closing on 01 Jan 2017)
MISS SAIGON
Music by Claude-Michel Sch”nberg, Lyrics by Richard Maltby Jr. and Alain Boublil, with additional lyrics by Michael Mahler
Musical
at Broadway Theatre
Miss Saigon tells the story of young bar girl named Kim, orphaned by war, who falls in love with Chris, an American GI - but their lives are torn apart by the fall of Saigon.
(from 01 Mar 2017 - Closing on 14 Jan 2018)
NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812
Book, Music & Lyrics by Dave Malloy
Musical
at Imperial Theatre
Dave Malloy's adaptation of a 70-page slice of War and Peace puts audiences just inches away from Tolstoy's brash young lovers, as they light up Moscow in an epic tale of romance and passion.
(from 18 Oct 2016 - Booking to 23 Apr 2017)
ON YOUR FEET!
The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan

Book by Alexander Dinelaris, Music & Lyrics by Emilio & Gloria Estefan
Musical
at Marquis Theatre
Based on the lives of Gloria and Emilio Estefan.
(from 05 Oct 2015 - Booking to 02 Apr 2017)
PARAMOUR
created by Cirque du Soleil
Musical
at Lyric Theatre
Set in the glamorous world of Golden Age Hollywood, this musical spins the tale of a beautiful young poet forced to choose between love and art. Featuring a cast that blends circus arts and musical theatre, Paramour will transport you to a world of sublime beauty and emotion as it walks the exhilarating tightrope of the heart.
(from 16 Apr 2016 - Booking to 19 Feb 2017)
PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, THE
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lyrics by Charles Hart & Richard Stilgoe, Book by Richard Stilgoe & Andrew Lloyd Webber
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 25 Feb 2017)
SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL
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 09 Nov 2015 - Booking to 28 May 2017)
SOMETHING ROTTEN!
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 - Closing on 01 Jan 2017)
WAITRESS
Book by Jessie Nelson, Music & Lyrics by Sara Bareilles, Based upon the motion picture written by Adrienne Shelley
Musical
at Brooks Atkinson Theatre
Jenna is a waitress and expert pie maker stuck in a small town and a loveless marriage. Faced with an unexpected pregnancy, Jenna fears she may have to abandon the dream of opening her own pie shop forever until a baking contest in a nearby county and the town's handsome new doctor offer her a tempting recipe for happiness. Supported by her quirky crew of fellow waitresses and loyal customers, Jenna summons the secret ingredient she s been missing all along courage.
(from 25 Mar 2016 - Booking to 11 Jun 2017)
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 19 Mar 2017)

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