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  • Photo credit: Winnie the Pooh (Photo courtesy of Disney)

    Get ready to venture "Deep in the Hundred Acre Wood", as a new Winnie the Pooh musical is set to open in New York. Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Adaptation begins at Theatre Row from October 21, with pre-sale tickets on TodayTix from June 1. Find out more about Winnie the Pooh tickets here.A new block of Winnie the Pooh tickets were released on 27 July. Winnie the Pooh is currently at Theatre Row from October 21 - Jan. 30, 2022.Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Adaptation is created and...

  • Photo credit: Cast of Little Shop of Horrors and Jersey Boys (Photos by Emilio Madrid-Kuser and Joan Marcus)

    Theatres are opening again. From September 14, all theatres in New York City will be allowed to reopen once more, allowing full capacity audiences to return again. So far, a couple of off-Broadway shows have announced their return date. Here's a rundown of all off-Broadway shows either coming back or reopening in 2021, listed by show name in alphabetical order.Make sure you bookmark this page for the latest information on off-Broadway shows opening soon.Blue Man Group The iconic entertainment...

  • (Photo courtesy of TodayTix Originals)

    A new series of concerts will begin at Tavern on the Green this month, featuring Ariana DeBose and Shoshana Bean. The TodayTix Originals concerts are taking place on selected dates throughout May and June, and the series will run through the summer and into the fall. "If any two New York institutions are synonymous with the city itself, it's Tavern on the Green and Broadway," said TodayTix Originals' Executive Producer Tony Marion in a statement. "For those of us who have spent the last 14...

  • Photo credit: Jessica Farr and Caleb Scott (Photo courtesy of Ernesto Sempoll)

    UPDATE: Seven Deadly Sins will be extended by one week. Seven Deadly Sins performances are now to July 25, with Seven Deadly Sins tickets on sale now.After a world premiere in Miami in late 2020, Seven Deadly Sins will transfer to New York this summer. Tectonic Theater Project, Madison Wells Live and Miami New Drama will present the outdoor production in New York's Meatpacking District, with six weeks of performances beginning from June 22. Seven Deadly Sins is a collection of seven 10-minute...

  • Photo credit: Jersey Boys (Photo by Joan Marcus)

    The off-Broadway production of Jersey Boys will resume its run this fall. Jersey Boys will reopen at New World Stages - Stage I from November 15, with details on future productions at New World Stages to be confirmed. Find out more about Jersey Boys tickets in New York here.Jersey Boys dramatises the musical career of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, becoming international sensations with hits including "Sherry" and "Working My Way Back to You."After a 12-year Broadway engagement at the...

  • Photo credit: Jonathan Groff in Little Shop of Horrors (Photo by Emilio Madrid-Kuser)

    The off-Broadway revival of Little Shop of Horrors will resume its acclaimed engagement at Westside Theatre this fall. Little Shop of Horrors reopens from September 21, with performances scheduled through to Jan. 2, 2022. Find out more about Little Shop of Horrors tickets off-Broadway here.Little Shop of Horrors follows Seymour, a florist who falls in love with his co-worker Audrey. Their relationship quickly escalates into a battle for the human race, when Seymour discovers a human-eating...

  • Photo Credit: Jasmine Eileen Coles and Amber Iman (Photos courtesy of Jasmine Eileen Coles and IBDB respectively)

    The Broadway Advocacy Coalition (BAC) will present their first Fellowship Hall festival, with performances from May 20 - 23. The Fellowship Hall festival will see nine fellows showcase their projects they've been developing throughout the pandemic, while championing up and coming Black femme identifying artists across the country. "The work of our artivism fellows has produced the potion, spell and essence of Black girl magic personified", artistic Director Chesray Dolpha said in a statement. "I...

  • Photo credit: The Niceties (Photo by T. Charles Erickson)

    The original off-Broadway cast will reprise their performances in a virtual adaptation of Eleanor Burgess' The Niceties. Last seen in 2018, The Niceties will now run online from May 27 - June 13.Set at an undisclosed Ivy League university, Zoe is an ambitious black student who is submitting her American Revolution paper to her white professor. When professor Janine Banes claims they're aren't enough primary sources, they argue about who tells the story of the United States.The Niceties ran at...

  • Photo credit: The Great Gatsby (Photo by Sam Taylor)

    An immersive theatre adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby will receive its American premiere in New York later this year. The Great Gatsby is set to bring the party atmosphere to the theatre, with performance dates to be confirmed.Inspired by the seminal Fitzgerald novel, The Great Gatsby sees Jay Gatsby invite audiences to one of his parties. Throughout the show, audiences are invited into side stories with Daisy and Tom, as the main action unfolds.The Great Gatsby is written...

  • Photo credit: Perfect Crime (Photo courtesy of Perfect Crime)

    Perfect Crime will make history as the first indoor play to reopen in New York with an in-person show. Performances will resume at the Theater Center from April 18, marking the show's 34th anniversary.First performed in 1987, Perfect Crime tells of Margaret Thorne Brent who believes she's committed the ultimate murder. Caught in a game of cat and mouse with her investigator, it takes a great deal for Brent to wash her hands of potential guilt. Written by Warren Manzi, Perfect Crime is the only...

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