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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 05 Jul 2015)
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 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 - )
AMERICAN PSYCHO
Book by Roberto Aguire-Sacasa, Music and Lyric by Duncan Sheik. Based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis.
Musical
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 - )
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 24 May 2015)
BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS, THE
book by Larry L. King and Peter Masterson, music and lyrics by Carol Hall
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 - tba)
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 29 Mar 2015)
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 2014 - 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 21 Jun 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 - Closing on 03 Jan 2015)
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 - )
DOCTOR ZHIVAGO
Book by Michael Weller, Music by Lucy Simon and Lyrics by Michael Korie and Amy Powers
Musical
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 06 Mar 2016)
FINDING NEVERLAND
Book by James Graham, Music and Lyrics by Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy
Musical
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 Exp Mar 2015 - Booking to )
FUN HOME
Music by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics by Lisa Kron
Musical
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 04 Apr 2015 - Closing on )
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 03 May 2015)
GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER
Music and Lyrics by Mark Allen, Book by Ken Davenport and The Grundleshotz
Musical
at tba
When Mitch Papadopoulous gets fired from his Wall Street job on his 40th birthday, he has no choice but to move back in with his mom in New Jersey. On his first day back, his best friend from high school suggests that they 'get the band back together!'
(from tba - )
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 2015 - )
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 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 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 31 May 2015)
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 22 Feb 2015)
IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU
Book & Lyrics by Brian Hargrove and Music by Barbara Anselmi
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 )
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 06 Sep 2015)
KING AND I, THE
music by Richard Rodgers; book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; based on the novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon
Musical
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)
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 31 May 2015)
LAST SHIP, THE
Music and lyrics by Sting, with book by 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 29 Sep 2014 - Booking to 29 Mar 2015)
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 24 May 2015)
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 05 Jul 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 26 Apr 2015)
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 30 Aug 2015)
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 - Closing on 18 Jan 2015)
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 20 Sep 2014 - Booking to 31 May 2015)
ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
music by Cy Coleman and book & lyrics by Betty Comden & Adolph Green, based on plays by Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur and Bruce Mullholland.
Musical
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 12 Feb 2015 - Closing on 05 Jul 2015)
ON YOUR FEET
Book by Alexander Dinelaris, Music by Emilio and Gloria Estefan
Musical
at Marquis Theatre
Based on the lives of Gloria and Emilio Estefan.
(from 05 Oct 2015 - 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 - Closing on 04 Jan 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 25 Apr 2015)
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 04 Jan 2015)
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 29 Mar 2015)
SIDE SHOW
Music by Henry Krieger, book and lyrics by Bill Russell, additional book material by Bill Condon.
Musical
at St. James Theatre
Side Show is inspired by the remarkable true story of the Hilton twins, Daisy and Violet, who were legends in their time and the highest paid performers on the vaudeville circuit. Side Show is their heartwarming search for first love and acceptance amidst the spectacle of fame and scrutiny under the spotlight.
(from 28 Oct 2014 - Booking to 26 Apr 2015)
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 28 Jun 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.
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 28 Jun 2015)

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