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Nov 11, 2022 - Feb 12, 2023

Kenny Leon directs the six-time Tony-winning actress Audra McDonald in this crime drama by Adrienne Kennedy, making her Broadway playwriting debut at 91. Writer Suzanne Alexander shares the terrifying truth about a crime that happened while she was in college when she returns to speak there decades later. Get tickets and witness the destructive nature of racism in this suspenseful play.

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Nov 2, 2022 - Dec 4, 2022

Good times never seemed so good on Broadway. Discover the story of Neil Diamond, who went from being a struggling Brooklyn kid to one of the world's bestselling and most loved musicians, with multiple awards and hall of fame inductions. Find out about A Beautiful Noise tickets and hear all Diamond's greatest hits, like "Sweet Caroline," "America," and "You Don't Bring Me Flowers."

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Sep 16, 2022 - Jan 8, 2023

With America's founders at each other's throats, how will the colonies ever achieve independence? The Tony-winning musical 1776 features a female, transgender, and nonbinary cast as the Founding Fathers weathering a whirlwind of uncertainty, both epic and humorous. Get 1776 tickets and peer into the little-known details of America's founding.

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Oct 12, 2022 -

Winner of every Off-Broadway Best Musical award, Kimberly Akimbo is about living every day like it's your last. Teenage Kim, who has a premature aging condition that numbers her days, tries to find happiness when her disease becomes the least of her problems. Find out more about tickets to see this powerful new musical.

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Sep 27, 2022 - Jan 15, 2023

See why The New York Times called Suzan-Lori Parks's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece Topdog/Underdog the best American play of the last 25 years. Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Corey Hawkins star as feuding brothers Lincoln and Booth in this story of survival and hustle. Get tickets to see whether they can overcome the odds in this theatrical power struggle.

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Feb 26, 2023 - Sep 10, 2023

Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford star in the latest Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Check back for Sweeney Todd tickets on New York Theatre Guide. The Sweeney Todd musical is a tale of malice, murder, and meat pies. The title character, a barber from London, has returned to the city after being wrongly imprisoned by a merciless judge many years before. He's determined to reunite with his family, but equally importantly, get revenge, and uses his old profession to do it. After all, his razors can cut not just hair, but also throats. Todd finds an unlikely accomplice in a meat pie shop owner named Mrs. Lovett, who, unbeknownst to her customers, disposes of Todd's victims by serving them up as dinner. Todd initially plans to only target the judge and his servant, but his and Mrs. Lovett's scheme quickly spirals out of control. Sweeney Todd features well-known Sondheim songs like "A Little Priest," "Johanna," and "The Ballad of Sweeney Todd." The 2023 revival is the first to feature Jonathan Tunick's original orchestrations, written for a 26-piece band, since the premiere of Sweeney Todd on Broadway in 1979. Len Cariou and Angela Lansbury made the roles of Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett iconic with their performances in that production. Both won Tony Awards for their portrayals, and Sweeney Todd won six additional Tonys, including Best Musical. Sondheim won for Best Original Score, Hugh Wheeler won for Best Book of a Musical, and legendary Broadway multihyphenate Harold Prince won for Best Direction of a Musical. Sweeney Todd has been revived on Broadway twice before: in 1989 with Bob Gunton and Beth Fowler, and in 2005 with Michael Cerveris and Patti LuPone. All four actors received Tony Award nominations for their performances. The show has also played four times in London; its 1980 premiere won the Best New Musical Olivier Award, and two of its revivals won Best Musical Revival. The musical was last revived off Broadway in 2017. That production was immersive: The Barrow Street Theatre was converted into Harrington's Pie & Mash Shop, the action took place all around the audience members, and a resident pie maker cooked and served traditional pie and mash before each performance. Josh Groban leads Sweeney Todd in New York in 2022. This is his second Broadway outing, following his turn as Pierre in Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 in 2017. He got a Tony nomination for his performance the following year, and his performance at that Tonys ceremony earned him two Emmy nominations. He's also a Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum musician known for songs like "You Raise Me Up" and "Believe." Opposite Groban as Todd is Annaleigh Ashford as Mrs. Lovett. A theatre veteran, she's a Tony winner for You Can't Take it With You and a Tony nominee for Kinky Boots. Her last Broadway appearance before Sweeney Todd was in another Sondheim revival: 2017's Sunday in the Park with George opposite Jake Gyllenhaal. She's also performed in popular musicals like Wicked, Legally Blonde, and Rent during her career. Thomas Kail, a Tony Award winner for Hamilton, directs Sweeney Todd. He reunites with fellow Tony-winning Hamilton collaborator Alex Lacamoire, who serves as music supervisor. Attend the tale of Sweeney Todd on Broadway in spring 2023. Sweeney Todd Broadway tickets will be available soon. (Top image by Franz Szony)

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Nov 8, 2022 - Jan 1, 2023

Tony Award winner Jefferson Mays plays more than 50 roles in his adaptation of the Christmas classic. Money is all that matters to Ebenezer Scrooge, until three Christmas spirits remind him of the lives he could change with some compassion and Christmas cheer. You probably know the story, but get A Christmas Carol tickets to experience its poetry and magic live.

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Nov 30, 2022 - Feb 12, 2023

Emmy, Grammy, and Oscar winner Common stars alongside the acclaimed Off-Broadway cast of this Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Between Riverside and Crazy follows a group of down-and-outs looking for redemption amid discrimination, addiction, and incarceration in New York City. Get tickets and see for yourself why critics heaped accolades on Stephen Adly Guirgis's work.

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Mar 9, 2023 - Sep 3, 2023

Life of Pi is an epic journey of endurance and hope based on Yann Martel's beloved novel and the Oscar-winning film. After a cargo ship sinks in the Pacific Ocean, a 16-year-old boy finds himself in a struggle for survival alongside four wild animals. Embark on an eye-opening and awe-inspiring voyage with tickets to Life of Pi.

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Oct 3, 2022 -

Based on the beloved film by Academy Award winner Cameron Crowe, this new musical is rocking Broadway. Join teenage journalist William Miller as he gets swept up in the music, glamour, and glory of the '70s rock scene. Get Almost Famous tickets and return to a time when Led Zeppelin was king, Richard Nixon was president, and music could save the world.

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