Broadway shows opening in 2024

Discover all the plays, musicals, revivals, and other shows on Broadway in 2024. This article will be continually updated as new shows announce premieres.

Gillian Russo
Gillian Russo

Wondering which Broadway shows are opening in 2024? Star-studded revivals are premiering alongside captivating new plays and musicals, some of which are fresh takes on books and movies you may already know and love. Based on the descriptions, creative teams, and stars alone, we know we're in for an exciting 2024 on Broadway.

Here are all the Broadway productions opening in 2024, in order of start date. This article will be continually updated as new shows are announced and previously announced shows confirm their performance dates and venues.

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An Enemy of the People

Now that Succession has come to an end, its Emmy Award-winning star Jeremy Strong is coming back to Broadway for the first time in 15 years. Beginning in early 2024, he plays Thomas Stockmann, a doctor who exposes contaminated water in his town's lucrative spa baths. His revelation saves lives, but it also makes him the target of public ire. Amy Herzog newly adapts Henrik Ibsen's classic drama after doing the same for the playwright's A Doll's House last season.

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The Notebook

Beginning February 10, the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre is the most romantic place to be this spring. That theatre is the home of The Notebook, the new musical adaptation of Nicholas Sparks's beloved novel. Indie musician Ingrid Michaelson and This Is Us Emmy nominee Bekah Brunstetter adapt the story of Noah and Allie, two lovers who weather war, class differences, and more to sustain their love across decades.

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Water for Elephants

The circus is coming to town on February 24. Sara Gruen's circus novel Water for Elephants is now a Broadway musical, with high-flying acrobatics and plenty of animal puppetry in tow. Experience the story of Jacob, who falls into a star-crossed romance with acrobat Marlena when he runs away with the circus.

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The Who's Tommy

Beginning March 8, the pinball wizard returns. Witness the groundbreaking story of Tommy, a young boy who, after spending his childhood catatonic from trauma, discovers his knack for pinball — and unlocks a new lease on life. Experience The Who's 1969 album Tommy, a Grammy Hall of Fame inductee, in a whole new light at this captivating revival of the musical adaptation, staged by the original Broadway production's director, Des McAnuff.

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The Outsiders

Most things we write in high school never see the light of day again, unless you're 15-year-old S. E. Hinton, whose novel The Outsiders has gone on to become an American classic. Following its 1967 release, the story got a 1983 film adaptation and, now, a folk musical adaptation. The Outsiders focuses on a band of Tulsa "greasers," teenage have-nots whose brotherhood may be rocky, but is their only source of support as they come of age. Stay gold at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre beginning March 16.

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Hell’s Kitchen

No one will get in the way of how Alicia Keys feels for New York. Hell’s Kitchen, a love letter to her home city and the title neighborhood where she grew up, sets the story of a teenage girl’s coming of age to all of Keys’s biggest hits. The story of Ali, who discovers love, music, and hard truths in her adolescence, is loosely inspired by Keys’s own coming of age.

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The Heart of Rock and Roll

The power of love overcomes all in this new rom-com about two 30somethings who know what they want out of life — until the other one comes along and changes everything. The show, which begins March 29, is scored by Huey Lewis and the News hits like "Stuck With You," and “If This Is It.”

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The Great Gatsby

Step back into the 1920s and see Jeremy Jordan and Eva Noblezada as your Gatsby and Daisy of the 2020s. F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel is now a jazz-pop musical for the ages, bringing the famous star-crossed love story to a new generation. The Broadway Theatre becomes Gatsby's mansion from March 29.

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The Wiz

Ease on down the road to see The Wiz, whose first Broadway revival is planned for March 2024. Schele Williams directs the production, which will star Wayne Brady in the title role. The Wiz was groundbreaking upon its 1975 premiere for putting a vibrant Black cultural spin on the historically white Wizard of Oz tale, and the revival promises to be no less of a thrilling musical extravaganza.

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Cabaret

Come to the cabaret, old chum — that is, the August Wilson Theatre, fully transformed into the Kit Kat Club for the spring revival of Cabaret. Rebecca Frecknall's semi-immersive production won seven Olivier Awards in London, and now, Broadway audiences get to enter the dark, alluring world of Kander and Ebb's musical once more. Join the Emcee, Cliff Bradshaw, Sally Bowles, and more as their carefree lives in the Kit Kat Club get overtaken by the rise of German fascism.

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Patriots

Writer Peter Morgan found Emmy Award-worthy success dramatizing British politics in The Crown, and now, he's turned his pen to Russian politics. Winner of the 2023 Critics’ Circle Award for Best New Play, Patriots follows the fall of once-mighty businessman Boris Berezovsky from power as Vladimir Putin began his formidable rise.

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Stereophonic

From April 3, the Golden Theatre becomes a Sausalito recording studio, where a '70s rock band is on the brink of major fame. Tensions explode as they record their latest album, and if they don't break up first, they might just have a breakthrough.

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Mary Jane

Don't miss the Broadway debut of The Notebook and Spotlight star Rachel McAdams in this play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Amy Herzog. Anne Kauffman directs the story of Mary Jane (McAdams), a single mother undergoing a difficult family matter. She leans on her friends and her own optimism to get by, but it might not be enough.

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Suffs

Suffs

Join the movement at Suffs, a new musical featuring co-producers Malala Yousafzai and Hillary Rodham Clinton. Book- and songwriter Shaina Taub's show takes audiences back more than 100 years, when a scrappy group of young, passionate, and imperfect women went toe-to-toe with the government and each other to secure women's suffrage.

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Illinoise

Sufjan Stevens's 2005 album Illinois made him an indie music sensation, and now, the stage adaptation, Illinoise, is set to make him a theatre sensation, too. He teams up with Tony-winning choreographer Justin Peck and Pulitzer-winning playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury to weave his songs into a dance theatre piece that pays tribute to the people, landscapes, and otherwordly goings-on of the title state.

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Home

The first Broadway revival of Samm-Art Williams's play finds its home at the Todd Haimes Theatre in the spring. The show follows Cephus Miles, who searches for someplace — or someone — to call home after his high school sweetheart leaves for college and marries someone else. Kenny Leon, a Tony winner for A Soldier's Play, directs this coming-of-age show last on the big stage in 1980.

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Oh, Mary!

Oh, Broadway! Writer, performer, and comedian Cole Escola makes their Broadway debut with Oh, Mary! following its critically acclaimed, sold-out Off-Broadway run in spring 2024. Escola wrote and stars in the show as a wacky, alcoholic, cabaret-obsessed version of Mary Todd Lincoln, whose desires spill over in the weeks leading up to her husband's assassination.

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Job

Succession stars Peter Friedman and Sydney Lemmon are clocking in for Job once more, reprising their roles from this play's two hit Off-Broadway runs. In the psychological thriller, Jane (Lemmon) must visit a therapist, Loyd (Friedman), after publicly breaking down at her tech job. Their conversation reveals intense, dark truths about their personal and professional lives alike.

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Once Upon a Mattress

Tony Award winner Sutton Foster stars in the latest revival of this classic fairytale musical, on Broadway this summer fresh from a hit limited run at New York City Center. A comedic retelling of The Princess and the Pea, Once Upon a Mattress follows Princess Winifred, who undergoes an impossible test to prove she's worthy of the love of Prince Dauntless.

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The Roommate

Mia Farrow and Patti LuPone return to Broadway in August in The Roommate, a one-act play about life's second acts. Divorced Sharon gets a new lease on life when she takes in Robyn, who opens up Sharon's world as the two wildly different women develop an unexpected bond.

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A Wonderful World: The Louis Armstrong Musical

Louis Armstrong revolutionized jazz in the 20th century and put the genre into the mainstream. Now, his songs and his story are coming to Broadway in this new musical starring James Monroe Iglehart as the pioneering musician. A Wonderful World tells the story of Armstrong's life through the lenses of his four wives, each of whom had a major hand in shaping it.

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Sunset Boulevard

She's ready for her close-up! The Pussycat Dolls' Nicole Scherzinger just wrapped a smash-hit run as Norma Desmond in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard in London, and she's leading the revival in New York in the 2024-25 season. See her play the fading film star whose desperate attempt at a comeback leads to high tensions and even bloodshed.

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Romeo + Juliet

Talk about star-crossed — this revival of Shakespeare's play features some major stars. Kit Connor (Heartstopper) and Rachel Zegler (Steven Spielberg's West Side Story) will star in a reimagined version of the tragic romance, which will feature original music by Jack Antonoff. Making his Broadway debut alongside the two starring actors, Antonoff is known for producing music for Taylor Swift and performing with his band Bleachers.

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Gypsy

It's Audra's turn! Broadway legend Audra McDonald will step into the iconic role of Mama Rose in the latest revival of the classic musical Gypsy on Broadway. Her character is the mom-ager of two daughters, whom she pushes into showbiz in the hopes of achieving fame and attention herself.

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Left on Tenth

Delia Ephron doesn't just write rom-coms — she lived one. The You've Got Mail screenwriter's bestselling memoir tells the story of how she rekindled an old flame with a man from her past just as her life undergoes a major change. Now, she's adapted that story into a play premiering on Broadway in fall 2024, starring Julianna Margulies and Peter Gallagher.

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Swept Away

Get swept away in this new adventure musical featuring the folk-rock music of The Avett Brothers. This story of brotherhood and survival centers on four crew members in a shipwreck, doing all they can to make it through — even if it means making some difficult sacrifices.

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Death Becomes Her

Broadway becomes this magical musical comedy starring Megan Hilty and Jennifer Simard. They play roles originated on screen by Meryl Streep and Goldie Hawn: two frenemies whose grudge only goes on longer when they take an anti-aging potion, hoping to win over the man they're fighting over and one-up the other woman.

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Maybe Happy Ending

Glee's Darren Criss, The Voice's Dez Duron, and Helen J. Shen star in this original musical about romance and robots. Criss and Shen play two obsolete robots called HelperBots, living out their days in a Seoul, South Korea apartment building. That is, until they meet each other, strike up a friendship, and maybe even find love.

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Our Town

Dates have yet to be set, but a new revival of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning play has been announced for fall 2024. Tony Award winner Kenny Leon will direct this play about neighbors George Gibbs and Emily Webb, whose lifelong friendship-turned-romance acts as a profound meditation on life and death.

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Yellow Face

David Henry Hwang's semiautobiographical comedy comes to Broadway for the first time with Daniel Dae Kim in the lead. He plays a stand-in for Hwang: a writer who rails against yellowface casting only to accidentally cast a white man in the Asian leading role of his latest play.

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Tammy Faye

A new musical inspired by the life of televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker will come to Broadway in the 2024-25 season, but we'll have to wait and see if it comes in the fall or next spring. Katie Brayben starred as Tammy in the 2022 London premiere of the show, which features a book by James Graham and songs by Elton John and Scissor Sisters's Jake Shears. She will reprise her role.

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McNeal

Fresh off his Oscar win for Oppenheimer, Robert Downey Jr. will make his Broadway debut in the new Broadway play McNeal in September. Writer Jacob McNeal has an illustrious career, but old grudges, his obsession with artificial intelligence, and his relationship with his estranged son soon affect his writing.

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Eureka Day

The fictional California private school Eureka Day is known for its inclusive, relaxed policies, including regarding vaccines. And then a mumps outbreak happens, forcing the school board to make new decisions that won't please everyone. This sharp and timely play, written by Jonathan Spector and directed by Anna D. Shapiro, comes to Broadway from a hit London run.

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The Hills of California

Fresh off a hit London premiere, The Hills of California comes to Broadway as the newest collaboration of Tony and Olivier Award-winning playwright Jez Butterworth and Oscar, Tony, and Olivier-winning director Sam Mendes, following their work on The Ferryman. The new play jumps back in forth and time as a group of sisters return to their childhood home and assess how their lives turned out after making a decision 20 years earlier: to accept a chance at fame and escape or to stay behind.

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Past shows that opened in 2024

Here are all the Broadway productions that opened in 2024 and have since closed.

Prayer for the French Republic

Prayer for the French Republic

Joshua Harmon's epic drama won multiple Off-Broadway awards following its 2021 world premiere, and now, Prayer for the French Republic officially opens at Broadway's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on January 9. Five generations apart, members of one French Jewish family face down the same fears of anti-Semitism and fears — and hopes — for their safety in their longtime home.

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Days of Wine and Roses

The creators and a star of The Light in the Piazza reunite for a story streaked with darkness. A hard-drinking couple played by Kelli O’Hara and Brian d’Arcy James battle for sobriety in 1950s New York. Composer/lyricist Adam Guettel and writer Craig Lucas adapted the show from JP Miller’s 1962 film, which was set in San Francisco, and original 1958 teleplay. Michael Greif directs the Broadway premiere of this musical, transferring over from Atlantic Theater Company, beginning January 6.

Lempicka

Visual art and performance art meet at the Longacre Theatre, where the new musical Lempicka plays from March 19. Named for real-life Art Deco artist Tamara de Lempicka, the pop-rock musical charts how she climbed the ranks of Parisian society to become one of the most sought-after portraitists of her time, and was ahead of her time in many other ways. Tony Award winner Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown) directs, and Eden Espinosa (Wicked) stars.

Doubt

Liev Schreiber and Amy Ryan starred in the first revival of John Patrick Shanley's Tony- and Pulitzer-winning play about a school principal who suspects a priest of improper conduct with a student.

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Uncle Vanya

This Chekhov classic pops up on Broadway every few decades, most recently in 2000. This production features an all-new translation of Chekhov's classic text, about a family turned upside down as more relatives move in, by Pulitzer- and Tony-nominated writer Heidi Schreck (What the Constitution Means to Me). She teams up with award-winning director Lila Neugebauer for this Lincoln Center Theater production in April.

Mother Play

Paula Vogel, a Pulitzer winner for How I Learned to Drive, explores the generation gap and familial expectations in her newest play starring Jessica Lange, Jim Parsons, and Celia Keenan-Bolger. Tina Landau directs the story of a mother and her two children in Washington, D.C. in 1962. As the children grow up and find their own paths, the mother must cope with their departures from the very specific way she expects them to be. Tina Landau directs the show at the Hayes Theater.

Photo credit: The cast of world premiere of The Outsiders musical in San Diego. (Photo courtesy of production)

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