See these Broadway shows this winter

Discover the newest shows coming to Broadway this winter, and rediscover long-running hits with great ticket availability in the slower winter months.

Gillian Russo
Gillian Russo

The weather outside is cold, but Broadway theatres are warm and lively. Now that the holiday season is also through, the rush of tourists into the Theatre District has subsided. That makes winter, including the months of January and February, one of the best times of the year to see a Broadway show, and Broadway theatres are just waiting to welcome audiences in. Winter performances on Broadway still have plenty of great seats available.

So bundle up and take a trip to the theatre! All these Broadway shows have plenty of tickets available this month. If you've been meaning to see a show to kick off the New Year, or are dying to get into that buzzy musical you've heard so much about, now's the perfect chance.

Discover the Broadway and Off-Broadway shows playing this winter, and get tickets now.

New winter Broadway shows

Get tickets to the newest Broadway musicals and plays this winter, and be among the first to see one of the spring season's buzziest new shows.

Appropriate

Sarah Paulson organizes one hell of a family reunion as Toni in Appropriate, the critically acclaimed play by Pulitzer finalist Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. She, Elle Fanning, Corey Stoll, and more play family members who uncover disturbing, shocking secrets while settling their dead patriarch's estate.

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Doubt

This Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning play returns to Broadway for the first time since its 2005 premiere, and it's undoubtedly a must-see. Tyne Daly stars as an all-boys Catholic school principal who suspects a priest (Liev Schreiber) of inappropriate relations with a student. But what's the truth, and what's just her own doubt?

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An Enemy of the People

An all-star cast including Jeremy Strong, Michael Imperioli, and Victoria Pedretti lead the latest revival of Ibsen's classic about a disgraced doctor who exposes contaminated water in his town, saving lives but ruining the economy. Amy Herzog, a Tony nominee for adapting Ibsen's A Doll's House for Broadway in 2023, also adapts An Enemy of the People.

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The Notebook

This is and always has been our dream: Nicholas Sparks's beloved romance novel is now a stage musical. Follow the romance of Noah and Allie, who fight to keep their love alive over a lifetime even as class differences, family problems, and war keep them apart at every turn.

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Water for Elephants

Run away with the circus at this stage musical adaptation of Sara Gruen's bestselling novel. When vet school dropout Jacob joins a traveling circus, he finds his calling as an animal caretaker, falls into a forbidden romance with an aerialist, and runs afoul of the jealous ringmaster — all adding up to a spectacular, intriguing story.

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Other winter Broadway shows

Since only a few new shows open in the winter and the tourist crowds have subsided, the winter months are the perfect time to check a long-running hit off your bucket list.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Is there a spell to make the winter chill go away? If not, you can at least trade it for a few hours in the Wizarding World at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Follow a new generation of wizards alongside the beloved Golden Trio as they go on a time-traveling adventure to change Wizarding history — and maybe try to fix it.

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The Book of Mormon

Go two by two to The Book of Mormon after getting great ticket prices. For the last 10-plus years, this heavenly comedy from the creators of South Park has made audiences laugh like hell with decidedly non-church-approved humor. Two Mormon missionaries have to get creative when they're sent to convert a Ugandan village, whose residents aren't so receptive to the good word.

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& Juliet

Live your teenage dreams at & Juliet, the hit new pop musical in which Shakespeare's Juliet travels abroad and finds herself instead of dying young. Her journey is set to 30 chart-topping hits from Katy Perry, Britney Spears, Ariana Grande, Bon Jovi, and more that'll have you grooving along.

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Wicked

How wonderful does an escape to Oz sound? Spend one short day there at Wicked, the most swankified musical on Broadway. You may know the story of The Wizard of Oz, but before the events of that book happened, the Wicked Witch was just a misunderstood girl named Elphaba, who was best friends with the Good Witch, Glinda. You'll be changed for good after seeing the fan-favorite Wicked.

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Kimberly Akimbo

Tony Award winner Victoria Clark utterly transforms in this Tony-winning Best Musical about a teenage girl with an aging disease that makes her look elderly. With time against her, she vows to make the most of every moment and spend it with friends who, like her, see the world a little differently. In a five-star review, New York Theatre Guide called Kimberly Akimbo "endearing" and "letter-perfect."

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MJ The Musical

Now's the time to experience this thriller of a show. Winner of four Tony Awards including Best Choreography and Best Lead Actor, MJ The Musical takes an exclusive look into the mind of the King of Pop. As he rehearses all his hits for his 1992 Dangerous World Tour, he and audiences are taken back to key moments in his career, brought to creative and electrifying life on stage.

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The Lion King

Beat the winter cold by spending a few hours in sunny Africa at The Lion King, the roaring musical based on the beloved Disney movie. The lion cub Simba must grow up to fight his Uncle Scar and take back the kingdom that's rightfully his, in his late father's honor. For its intricate and innovative life-size puppetry that brings the animal kingdom to life, The Lion King was an instant Broadway sensation when the show opened in 1997. Audiences continue to feel the love at the musical nearly 25 years later.

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Hamilton

The room where it happens is always warm, as Hamilton is one of Broadway's hottest tickets. Experience Lin-Manuel Miranda's multi-award-winning phenomenon, which sets the story of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton's rise to prominence to rap and hip-hop music.

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Hadestown

What'cha gonna do when the temps are down? Warm up with the gods at Hadestown. The musical, which won eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, is a modern retelling of Greek mythology, an epic love story at the center. The enchanting musician Orpheus takes a perilous journey to Hadestown to rescue his love, Eurydice. One journey that's easy, though, is the trip to the Walter Kerr Theatre, where you can see this otherworldly show.

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Chicago

Chicago is a Broadway staple that's always there to welcome you in for a lively, glitzy, criminally fun evening of theatre. With catchy jazz music and sleek choreography that's now synonymous with Bob Fosse, this musical has been killing it on Broadway for more than 25 years and has featured dozens of celebrities in its lead roles. The housewife/wannabe vaudeville singer Roxie Hart gets an unexpected big break when she murders her lover and Billy Flynn, a suave lawyer with a spotless record, gets her name on the front page of every newspaper in the city.

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Six

See this one-of-a-kind, no category musical this winter. The wives of Henry VIII are the title six in Six, and they're competing over who had it worst to decide who will lead their girl group. Get ready for fun, Tony Award-winning pop songs and a whole new perspective on history.

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Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Truth. Beauty. Freedom. Love. And a giant red windmill. That's what you'll find inside the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, which has been transformed into the titular Parisian nightclub for the Tony-winning Moulin Rouge! The Musical. The lively, lavish musical adaptation of Baz Luhrmann's hit film retains all the music and sparkle you'd expect from the "spectacular spectacular" on stage, including dozens of chart-topping pop songs. Groove along with the bohemian writer Christian, who falls into a fated romance with Satine, the leading showgirl at the Moulin Rouge nightclub.

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Aladdin

Arabia's a lot warmer than New York in winter! So if you can't actually travel there (by magic carpet or otherwise) to escape the cold, spend a few hours at Aladdin instead. The musical adaptation of the Disney classic has been bringing audiences from around the globe to a whole new world since 2014. The titular character is a poor street urchin who falls in love with Princess Jasmine. Aladdin gets his chance to win her over when he finds a wish-granting Genie in a magic lamp, but will all his wishes come true?

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A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical

Grab some red, red wine and settle in to hear all of Neil Diamond's hits at A Beautiful Noise. Two actors play the beloved musician: one as a young man at the height of his fame, and one as a now-older Diamond reminiscing on his career. Good times never seemed so good.

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Photo Credit: Sarah Paulson and Elle Fanning in Appropriate. (Photo by Joan Marcus)

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