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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 Nov 2018)
BEAST IN THE JUNGLE, THE
Music by John Kander, Book by David Thompson
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 - Closing on 05 Nov 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 29 Oct 2017)
FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL PARODY
created by Bob and Tobly McSmith; Music by Assaf Gleizner
Musical Comedy
at St. Luke's Theatre
Ross, Rachel, Chandler, Monica, Joey, Phoebe and Gunther are back! FRIENDS! The Musical Parody˙is the hilarious new musical that lovingly lampoons TV's Friends!
(from 13 Oct 2017 - Booking to 31 Dec 2017)
GRAND HOTEL - THE MUSICAL
Book by Luther Davis; Music & Lyrics by Robert Wright & George Forrest, with Additional Music & Lyrics by Maury Yeston
Musical
at New York City Center (Mainstage)
Inspired by Vicki Baum's 1929 novel, Grand Hotel follows the post-war comings and goings of the artists, businessmen, jewel thieves, and ambitious young secretaries whose lives intersect in the opulent lobby of Berlin's most prestigious hotel.
(from 21 Mar 2018 - Closing on 25 Mar 2018)
HEY, LOOK ME OVER!
conceived by Jack Viertel
Musical
at New York City Center (Mainstage)
For 25 years, City Center's Encores! series has been bringing classic American musicals back to life. This is where Chicago, Wonderful Town, and Finian's Rainbow were reborn but we're just getting started. Catch a glimpse of the future of Encores! in the original production Hey, Look Me Over!, a cavalcade of overtures, opening numbers, grand finales, and other excerpts from beloved shows that Encores! hasn't gotten to yet. Look for the likes of Mack & Mabel, Greenwillow, Wildcat, and others of their ilk. It's a lot of numbers that add up to one exciting celebration: Encores! at 25.
(from 07 Feb 2018 - Closing on 11 Feb 2018)
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 25 Feb 2018)
JERSEY BOYS
Book by Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice, with Music by Bob Gaudio & Lyrics by Bob Crewe
Musical
at New World Stages / Stage 1
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 22 Nov 2017 - Booking to 02 Sep 2018)
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)
ME AND MY GIRL
Music by Noel Gay; Book & Lyrics by Douglas Furber & L. Arthur Rose
Musical
at New York City Center (Mainstage)
The toast of 1930s London, Me and My Girl is a delightfully old-fashioned musical about a Cockney everyman who wreaks havoc on high society after being unexpectedly elevated to the lofty position of Earl of Hereford.
(from 09 May 2018 - Closing on 13 May 2018)
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)
RED ROSES, GREEN GOLD
Music & Lyrics by Jerry Garcia & Robert Hunter, Book by Michael Norman Mann
Musical
at Minetta Lane Theatre
This new musical set in 1920s Maryland tells the fantastical and comedic tale of Jackson Jones and his family of swindlers as they gamble their way to love and riches.
(from 11 Oct 2017 - Booking to 17 Dec 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 24 Jun 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 25 Feb 2018)
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)

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