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  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

    The Broadway production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will continue to make magic in New York this fall. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will resume performances at the Lyric Theatre from November 12, and will now be presented in one part, rather than two. "Given the challenges of remounting and running a two-part show in the U.S. on the scale of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and the commercial challenges faced by the theatre and tourism industries emerging from the global...

  • Photo credit: Bruce Springsteen (Photo by Rob DeMartin)

    On Mar. 12, 2020, Broadway theatres were forced to close due to growing fears over Covid-19. Nobody could have expected theatres to be shut for so long. Broadway theatres have never been closed for a prolonged period like this in its history. But after 471 days, the wait is over. Broadway is back.Broadway will reopen with the return of Springsteen on Broadway, with performances at St. James Theatre from June 26. The Tony-winning show ran for over a year at the Walter Kerr Theatre, featuring...

  • Photo credit: Michael Urie and Norm Lewis (Photos by Jenny Anderson and Peter Hurley respectively)

    The Broadway premiere of Chicken & Biscuits will open at the Circle in the Square Theatre this fall. Chicken & Biscuits will begin previews from September 23, ahead of an opening night on October 10 and performances to Jan. 2, 2022. Find out more about Chicken & Biscuits tickets on Broadway here.Chicken & Biscuits follows the Jenkins family, as they celebrate the life of their father at his funeral. Hopes for a peaceful event are dashed when secrets are revealed in this family...

  • Photo credit: David Byrne’s American Utopia and Freestyle Love Supreme (Photos by Matthew Murphy and Joan Marcus respectively)

    Ahead of this year's Tony Awards ceremony, the Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced three special awards will be given, honoring outstanding productions, artists and organizations. The Broadway Advocacy Coalition (BAC) will receive an award, as well as David Byrne's American Utopia and freestyle love supreme, with both shows returning to Broadway this fall."In what has been such an unusual year in theatre, we are thrilled to be presenting these Special Tony Awards to three such...

  • Photo credit: Cast of The Minutes (Photo by Michael Brosilow)

    Following news that Tracy Letts' The Minutes will return to Broadway in spring 2022, a new theatre has been announced. The Broadway premiere of The Minutes is now at Studio 54, with previews from Mar. 15, 2022, with an opening night on Apr. 7, 2022. Find out more about The Minutes tickets on Broadway here.Exploring the inner workings of city council meetings, secrets begin to unravel as a newcomer to the small town of Big Cherry asks the wrong questions. The Minutes first began previews at the...

  • Best Broadway Musicals for Bachelorette Parties

    Whether you're the bride or the maid of honor, there’s lots of planning to do for the big day. The time-honored tradition of a bachelorette party is definitely the most fun item on your to-do list. Plan an event that is sure to please the whole bridal party — a girls night out on Broadway. New York City’s theatre offerings can transport you and your squad to the Red Light District in Paris at the turn of the 20th century or even to the Land of Oz. Maybe your bachelorette party is more suited to...

  • Best First Broadway Musicals

    Seeing a Broadway show for the first time is an unforgettable experience — no matter your age. The magic of live performance is a spell cast with costumes, sets, lighting, and, of course, the unmatchable talent of singers and dancers on stage. There’s nothing like filing into a historic theatre from the hustle and bustle of Times Square and sharing an afternoon or evening — and some laughs — with an audience. The best introduction to theatre is perhaps through the familiarity of a beloved book...

  • Photo credit: The Music Man at the Winter Garden Theatre (Photo by Gene Reed)

    The Broadway revival of The Music Man will finally open this year, starring Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster. The Music Man will begin previews at Winter Garden Theatre from December 20, with an opening night on Feb. 10, 2022. Find out more about The Music Man tickets on Broadway here.The Music Man performances are currently scheduled at Winter Garden Theatre through to July 31, 2022.A Tony Award-winning cast form the principal cast of The Music Man .Hugh Jackman will play Professor Harold Hill...

  • Best Broadway Musicals to See With Your Family

    The task of procuring an itinerary for a family visiting New York City is a tall order. There are thousands of restaurants to choose from and countless museums, but there's one activity that will please everyone in the Big Apple — seeing a Broadway musical. The thrill of live entertainment is a universal pleasure, and experiencing theatre in the heart of Times Square is unparalleled.Whether you're looking to find a show to take your parents to while they're in town, or select a matinee for a...

  • Photo credit: Dave Thomas Brown as Elder Price in The Book of Mormon (Photo courtesy of The Press Room NYC)

    The Broadway production of The Book of Mormon will resume its run this fall, making its tenth anniversary. The Book of Mormon will continue performances at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre from November 5. Find out more about The Book of Mormon tickets on Broadway here.The Book of Mormon tells the fictional stories of Elder Price and Elder Cunningham, sent on a mission to Uganda to spread the word of the Latter Day Saints. The musical won nine Tony Awards in 2011, including Best Musical. Its original...

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