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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 30 Dec 2016)
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 - Booking to 01 Jan 2017)
AMERICAN PSYCHO
Music & Lyrics by Duncan Sheik, Book by Roberto Aguire-Sacasa, based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis
Musical
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 - Closing on 05 Jun 2016)
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 08 Jan 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 29 Jan 2017)
BRIGHT STAR
Music & Book by Steve Martin and Music & Lyrics by Edie Brickell
Musical
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)
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 15 Jan 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 Expected Mar 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 18 Dec 2016)
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 02 Oct 2016)
COME FROM AWAY
Book, Music & Lyrics by Irene Sankoff & David Hein
Musical
at tba
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. When the world stopped, their stories moved us all.
(from Expected Spring 2017 - )
DEAR EVAN HANSEN
Book by Steven Levenson, Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul
Musical
at tba
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 Expected Nov 2016 - Booking to )
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 - Booking to )
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 - Booking to 31 Dec 2016)
FINDING NEVERLAND
Book by James Graham, Music & Lyrics by Gary Barlow & 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 15 Mar 2015 - Closing on 21 Aug 2016)
FROZEN
Book by Jennifer Lee, Music & Lyrics by Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez
Musical
at tba
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 na‹ve snowman to find her estranged sister Elsa, whose icy powers have inadvertently trapped the kingdom in eternal winter.
(from Expected Spring 2018 - )
FUN HOME
Music by Jeanine Tesori, Book & 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 27 Mar 2015 - Booking to 09 Oct 2016)
GOTTA DANCE
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 gotta be over 60. Gotta Dance is the incredible true story of ten determined dreamers who audition to dance at half time for a major NBA team.
(from Expected Fall 2016 - )
GROUNDHOG DAY
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 - )
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 29 Jan 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 13 Mar 2017 - )
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 )
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 - Booking to 13 Nov 2016)
KING AND I, THE
Music by Richard Rodgers, Book & 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 04 Sep 2016)
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 08 Jan 2017)
LES MISERABLES
Music by Claude-Michel Schonberg, Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer & Alain Boublil and additional material by James Fenton, based on the novel by Victor Hugo
Musical
at Imperial Theatre
Concerns love and bravery in 19th century France during the revolutionary struggles.
(from 01 Mar 2014 - Closing on 04 Sep 2016)
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 30 Dec 2016)
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 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)
MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
Book by Berry Gordy, with Music from the Motown catalogue
Musical
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 12 Jul 2016 - Closing on 13 Nov 2016)
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 01 Jan 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 19 Nov 2016)
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 05 Feb 2017)
SHE LOVES ME
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 10 Jul 2016)
SHUFFLE ALONG
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
Musical
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 15 Mar 2016 - Booking to 09 Oct 2016)
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 - Booking to 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 01 Jan 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 13 Nov 2016)

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