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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 03 Jul 2016)
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 - Booking to 25 Sep 2016)
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 03 Jul 2016)
Music & Lyric by Duncan Sheik, Book by Roberto Aguire-Sacasa, based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis
at Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre
Living the high life in 1980s Manhattan, Patrick Bateman has it all looks, money, style and status. He and his entourage buy the most expensive designer clothes, eat at the most exclusive restaurants and party at the hottest clubs. But privately, Patrick indulges in another kind of transgression. And people - including those closest to him - keep disappearing.
(from 24 Mar 2016 - Booking to 25 Sep 2016)
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 - )
Music by Richard Oberacker, Book & Lyrics by Richard Oberacker & Robert Taylor
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 - )
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 19 Jun 2016)
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 04 Sep 2016)
Music & Book by Steve Martin and Music & Lyrics by Edie Brickell
at Cort Theatre
Inspired by a true event, the wholly original new musical Bright Star tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and 40s. When successful literary editor Alice Murphy meets an ambitious young soldier just home from World War II, their connection inspires Alice to confront her past. Together they discover a stunning secret with the power to transform their lives.
(from 25 Feb 2016 - Booking to 09 Oct 2016)
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 03 Jul 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 10 Nov 2015 - Booking to 01 May 2016)
Music by Jim Wise, Book & Lyrics by George Haimsohn & Robin Miller
Musical Comedy
at Helen Hayes Theatre
Dames At Sea is a show that celebrates the golden era of movie musicals with dazzling dames and a heart as big as the ocean! Ruby steps off a bus in Manhattan, and into her first Broadway show, but hours before the opening night curtain is to rise, the cast learns their theater is being demolished, so it is 'all hands on deck' to find a stage to put on the show.
(from 24 Sep 2015 - Closing on 03 Jan 2016)
by Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick
Musical Comedy
at Nederlander Theatre
Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the theatre comes Broadway s new musical comedy Disaster! Earthquakes, tidal waves, infernos and rampant wildlife can t stop an outrageous cast of characters from dancing, gambling and singing the night away aboard New York s first floating casino and discotheque.
(from 09 Feb 2016 - Closing on 03 Jul 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 2016/2017 - )
Music by Jerry Bock, Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, Book by Joseph Stein
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 - Booking to 03 Jul 2016)
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 03 Jul 2016)
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 05 Jun 2016)
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 - Closing on 17 Jan 2016)
Book by Danny Rubin, Music & Lyrics by Tim Minchin, Based on the screenplay by Harold Ramis & Danny Rubin
Musical Comedy
at tba
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 23 Jan 2017 - )
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 30 Oct 2016)
The Extraordinary Life and Times of Roy Rogers and Dale Evans

Book by Marshall Brickman, Music & Lyrics by T Bone Burnett
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 Irving Berlin, Book by Gordon Greenberg & Chad Hodge, inspired by the film of the same name
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 )
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 22 May 2016)
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 Jun 2016)
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 29 May 2016)
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 Mar 2016)
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 03 Jul 2016)
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 03 Jul 2016)
Music by Claude-Michel Sch”nberg, Lyrics by Richard Maltby Jr. and Alain Boublil, with additional lyrics by Michael Mahler
at tba
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 Expected Spring 2017 - Closing on 15 Jan 2018)
book by Berry Gordy, music from the Motown catalogue
Musical Revue
at Nederlander Theatre
Featuring all the classics you love, Motown The Musical tells the story behind the hits as Diana, Smokey, Berry and the whole Motown family fight against the odds to create the soundtrack of change in America. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat.
(from Expected July 2016 - Booking to )
The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan

Book by Alexander Dinelaris, Music & Lyrics by Emilio & Gloria Estefan
at Marquis Theatre
Based on the lives of Gloria and Emilio Estefan.
(from 05 Oct 2015 - Booking to 03 Apr 2016)
created by Cirque du Soleil
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 20 Nov 2016)
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 25 Jun 2016)
book by Daniel Goldfarb
at tba
Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story tells his remarkable story, once dubbed by Rolling Stone one of the great untold stories of rock and roll, through his hit songs, which include Twist and Shout, Tell Him, I Want Candy, Hang On Sloopy, Cry Baby, Piece of My Heart, and many more.
(from Expected 2016 - )
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 12 Jun 2016)
Music by Jerry Bock, Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, Book by Joe Masteroff
Musical Comedy
at Studio 54
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 19 Feb 2016 - Closing on 05 Jun 2016)
Or, The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed

Conceived by Flournoy Miller & Aubrey Lyles, Music & Lyrics by Eubie Blake & Noble Sissle, Book 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 31 Dec 2016)
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 29 May 2016)
Music by Duncan Sheik, Book & Lyrics by Steven Sater
at Brooks Atkinson Theatre
Based on Frank Wedekind's controversial 1891 expressionist play of the same name, Spring Awakening follows the lives of a group of adolescents as they navigate their journey from adolescence to adulthood in a fusion of morality, sexuality and rock 'n' roll.
(from 08 Sep 2015 - Closing on 24 Jan 2016)
Music by Chris Miller, Lyrics by Nathan Tysen, Book by Claudia Shear, based on Natalie Babbitt's novel of the same name
at Broadhurst Theatre
If you could live forever, would you? When Winnie Foster discovers the magical secret of the Tuck family, she embarks on an extraordinary adventure that will change her life forever. Take a journey you'll never forget in this powerful new musical about love, family and living life to the fullest.
(from 31 Mar 2016 - Booking to 01 Jan 2017 )
Book by Jessie Nelson, Music & Lyrics by Sara Bareilles, Based upon the motion picture written by Adrienne Shelley
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 05 Nov 2016)
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 15 May 2016)


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