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AS YOU LIKE IT
by William Shakespeare, adapted by Shaina Taub & Laurie Woolery with Music & Lyrics by Shaina Taub
Musical
at The Public's Delacorte Theater
Two hundred community members and professional actors perform together on the Delacorte stage in this immersive dream-like tale of faithful friends, feuding families and lovers in disguise.
(from 01 Sep 2017 - Closing on 05 Sep 2017)
AVENUE Q
Music & Lyrics by Robert Lopez & Jeff Marx, Book by Jeff Whitty
Musical Comedy
at New World Stages / Stage 3
The musical is about a rundown outer-borough neighbourhood, where the residents - both puppets and humans - deal with everyday New York challenges like getting a job, falling in love and discovering their purpose in life.
(from 09 Oct 2009 - Booking to 18 Feb 2018)
BEAST IN THE JUNGLE, THE
by Susan Stroman, David Thompson, and John Kander
Musical
at Vineyard Theatre
Adapted from Henry James' classic 1903 novella, The Beast in the Jungle is a journey into the psyche of John Marcher, a man haunted by personal demons, whose great yet unfulfilled love affair with an unforgettable woman spans decades and continents.˙With a swirling, waltz-inspired instrumental score, and dazzling choreography that traverses the worlds of ballet and contemporary dance, this new work is a powerful and romantic tale of love and loss.
(from 03 May 2018 - Closing on )
BRIGADOON
Book & Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Music by Frederick Loewe
Musical
at New York City Center (Mainstage)
The classic 1947 musical follows Tommy Albright, a jaded New Yorker who stumbles into an idyllic Scottish town that only appears for one day every century. Tommy quickly becomes smitten with the headstrong Fiona MacLaren and makes an enemy of the rebellious Harry Beaton, bringing about a chain of events that could spell doom for the entire town.
(from 15 Nov 2017 - Closing on 19 Nov 2017)
CARMEN JONES
Book & Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, Music by Georges Bizet
Musical
at Classic Stage Company
Oscar Hammerstein II s World War II setting of Bizet's opera 'Carmen' features an all African-American cast and is the first major revival of the show since its debut on Broadway 75 years ago.
(from Expected Jun 2018 - Closing on )
CURVY WIDOW
Book by Bobby Goldman, Music & Lyrics by Drew Brody
Musical Comedy
at Westside Theatre (Upstairs)
This new musical comedy takes us through˙the semi-autobiographical˙adventures of a gutsy, recently widowed˙50-something woman as˙she immerses herself in the modern˙dating scene. From exploring˙internet personal ads and surviving˙hilarious first dates, to weighing the pros and cons of married vs unmarried men, this widow romps her way through it all˙with humor and perseverance, and discovers˙unexpected truths about love, life˙and sex. Featuring a cast of best friends, a dead husband, and a myriad of potential suitors - Curvy learns the hard way what it means to start life over in the modern age.
(from 20 Jul 2017 - Booking to 15 Oct 2017)
DESPERATE MEASURES
Book & Lyrics by Peter Kellogg and Music by David Friedman
Musical Comedy
at York Theatre Company
Desperate Measures is a foot-stompin', knee-slappin' new musical with a nod to Shakespeare's Measure for Measure.
(from 19 Sep 2017 - Closing on 15 Oct 2017)
IMBIBLE, THE
A Spirited History of Drinking

Music by Josh Ehrlich, Book & Lyrics by Anthony Caporale
Musical Comedy
at New World Stages / The Green Room
Join world-renowned mixologist and raconteur Anthony Caporale for a journey through the history of spirits and cocktails in this critically-acclaimed musical comedy with three complimentary craft cocktails included!
(from 14 Oct 2016 - Booking to 02 Sep 2017)
JERSEY BOYS
Book by Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice, with Music by Bob Gaudio & Lyrics by Bob Crewe
Musical
at New World Stages
Jersey Boys is the behind-the-music story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons.˙They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard and the radio just couldn't get enough of.˙But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story - a story that has made them an international sensation all over again.
(from Expected Nov 2017 - Booking to )
MARVELOUS WONDERETTES, THE
created and written by Roger Bean
Musical Comedy
at Theatre Row's Kirk
Take a musical trip down memory lane to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where we meet The Wonderettes, four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts! Experience their lives and loves from prom night to their 10 year reunion, as the girls perform such classic 50's and 60's songs as 'Lollipop,' 'Dream Lover,' 'Stupid Cupid,' 'Son of a Preacher Man,' 'Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me,' 'It s My Party,' and more than 20 chart topping hits!
(from 30 Mar 2016 - Booking to 07 Jan 2018)
MONEY TALKS
Book & Lyrics by˙Peter Kellogg, Music by˙David Friedman
Musical Comedy
at Davenport Theatre
They say money talks... and this money has a lot to say! As the man on the hundred, Ben is not pleased by what he sees in America today and he's done keeping his mouth shut. Over the course of this 90-minute musical comedy, Ben is passed from a hedge fund manager to a stripper, to a judge, to his mistress who's a nun to ... well, you get the idea. Armed with a lifetime of famous sayings, Ben must convince everyone to change their priorities before it's too late. Inspired by the writings of Ben Franklin, the play La Ronde, and the huge mess America is in today, Money Talks is a fast-paced madcap romp filled with life, liberty and laughs for all.
(from 13 Jul 2017 - Booking to 03 Sep 2017)
NEWSICAL THE MUSICAL
by Rick Crom
Musical Revue / Comedy
at Theatre Row's Kirk
Newsical is back lampooning current events, headlines, newsmakers, celebrities and politicians of the day, including the Tea Party, immigration in Arizona, Don t Ask Don t Tell, the Crazy Jet Blue Flight Attendant, bed bugs, Lindsay Lohan, Oprah s Final Season and more!
(from 13 Dec 2010 - Booking to 07 Jan 2018)
POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL
Original Concept by Douglas Lyons, Book˙by Melvin Tunstall III, Music by Greg Borowsky˙&˙Douglas Lyons, Lyrics by Douglas Lyons
Children's Musical
at Atlantic Theater Company
at Linda Gross Theater

Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical˙follows 8-year-old Lily˙Polkadot who just moved to the 'Squares Only' small town of˙Rockaway. As the first Polkadot in an all Square school,˙Lily faces an almost impossible task of gaining acceptance from her peers. From daily bullying, to segregated drinking fountains, Lily's quest seems hopeless until she meets Sky, a shy Square boy whose˙curiosity for her unique polka dot skin blooms into an unexpected pal-ship. Inspired by the events of The Little˙Rock 9,˙Polkadots˙serves as a colorful history lesson for children, reminding them that˙our individual differences make us awesome, not outcasts.
(from 16 Sep 2017 - Closing on 08 Oct 2017)
SISTAS
by Dorothy Marcic
Musical
at St. Luke's Theatre
After a matriarch's death, the women in the family clean Grandma's attic and find love and old memories packed away, and in the process, hit tunes that trace the history of black women, from the trials of the 1930s through the Girl Groups of the 60s to the empowerment of the 90s. Songs include 'Oh, Happy Day,' 'Mama Said,' 'I Will Survive,' 'Tyrone,' 'I am Not My Hair' and 'A Woman's Worth.'
(from 29 Sep 2011 - Booking to 07 Jan 2018)
SWEENEY TODD
The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by Hugh Wheeler, Adapted by Christopher Bond
Musical
at Barrow Street Theatre
Sweeney Todd follows a wronged barber who takes to slitting throats while seeking revenge on the corrupt judge who destroyed his life and family.
(from 14 Feb 2017 - Booking to 31 Dec 2017)
THIS AIN'T NO DISCO
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Trask & Peter Yanowitz, Book by Rick Elice
Musical
at Atlantic Theater Company
at Linda Gross Theater

Set against the grit, the garbage strikes, the graffiti of 1979 New York City, This Ain't No Disco tells the story of drifters and dreamers searching for their place in the night world of Studio 54 and Mudd Club. In their uptown/downtown quest for revelry and kinship, every decision is fateful in a city where one's fate can turn on a dime bag.
(from 11 May 2018 - Closing on 01 Jul 2018)
WHEN PIGS FLY
conceived by Howard Crabtree & Mark Waldrop; Book & Lyrics by Mark Waldrop, Music by Dick Gallagher
Musical Comedy
at Stage 42
Howard Crabtree's When Pigs Fly stars a character named Howard, not unlike Mr. Crabtree. In a hastily booked theatre under renovation, Howard struggles to put on a lavish musical revue over numerous obstacles, including the near-mutiny of his cast, and the nagging memory of his high school guidance counselor, who told him he'd succeed 'when pigs fly.' Just when it seems all is lost, Howard realizes the problem isn't that he's gone too far - it's that he hasn't gone far enough. The show goes on, and all of Howard's fabulously sequined dreams come true.
(from 06 Oct 2017 - Booking to )

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