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Written by Chazz Palminteri and directed Robert DeNiro, A Bronx Tale takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s, where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he’d love to be. Featuring a doo-wop score and a story about respect, loyalty, love, and above all else: family.
With just one rub of a magic lamp, Aladdin’s journey sweeps you into an exotic world full of adventure, comedy and romance. Grab a magic carpet and prepare to fly with Disney’s Aladdin on Broadway.
Inspired by the 1997 animated film, Anastasia tells the tale of Anya, a Russian orphan trying to understand her true past, which may be as the surviving member of the Tsarist royal family. Set during the Russian Empire and traveling through Paris in the 1920s, Anastasia is a true romantic adventure. Ages 7+. Previews March 23rd, Opens Apr 24, 2017
The inspiring true story of Carole King’s remarkable rise to stardom, including all your favorite hits, “Will You Love Me Tomorrow,” “So Far Away,” “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling,” “I Feel the Earth Move” and SO MANY MORE!
Book of Mormon Broadway Musical Comedy – 2011 Tony Award Winner!
Written by “South Park” creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, The Book of Mormon takes the hit TV series’ trademark satirical, intelligent humor and translates it into an adult-only traditional Broadway Musical Comedy.
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic musical, which ran for 18 years, and returns to Broadway in 2016, tells the story of a tribe of cats, the Jellicles, and the night they make what is known as “the Jellicle choice” to decide which cat will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new life.
When Charlie wins a golden ticket to the weird and wonderful Wonka Chocolate Factory, it’s the chance of a lifetime, but beyond the gates astonishment awaits, as down the sugary corridors and amongst the incredible edible delights, the five lucky winners discover not everything is as sweet as it seems. Ages 6+. Previews March 28, 2017; Opens Apr 23
On September 11, 2001, 38 planes, carrying thousands of people from across the globe, were diverted to the air strip in Gander, Newfoundland. Undaunted by culture clashes and language barriers, the people of Gander cheered the stranded travelers with music, an open bar and the recognition that we’re all part of a global family. Previews Feb 18, Opens March 12, 2017
Dear Evan Hansen – 2017 Tony Award Winner
A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one thing he’s always wanted: a chance to finally fit in. Ages 12+
Meet Phil Connors, a disgruntled big-city weatherman stuck in small-town America reliving the same day over and over and over again—with no consequences, no regrets, no tomorrows, and no hangovers. But once he starts getting to know associate TV producer Rita Hanson, he discovers it’s a day of second, third and fourth chances. Previews Mar 16, Opens Apr 17, 2017
The Great Comet Broadway Musical – Starring Josh Groban!
Inspired by a 70-page segment of War and Peace, The Great Comet follows Natasha, who falls in love with the handsome rebel Anatole, as her betrothed is off fighting in the war. Although he may be at war, his best friend, Pierre, is around, and watching on high alert. Josh Groban will star through July 2, 2017.
Hamilton Broadway Musical – 2016 WINNER OF 11 TONY AWARDS!
Nominated for 16 Tony Awards (a record!) Hamilton, is the rap-and-hip-hop infused new musical about Alexander Hamilton, our most controversial founding father. From orphan, immigrant bastard to George Washington’s top aide, Hamilton rises to the top of the newborn government as he survives the country’s first sex scandal.
Hello, Dolly! tells the story of an outspoken matchmaker, Dolly Gallagher, who lands in New York City and is on the lookout for a possible wife for a well-known and very rich millionaire, Horace Vandergelder. The trouble is, she just may want to marry the rich man herself! Previews March 15, 2017; Opens Apr 20
In Transit, a new a cappella musical (scored by the talent behind Frozen and Pitch Perfect), follows a group of 11 New Yorkers as they navigate the streets and tunnels of the city. The small ensemble takes on several roles, including an aspiring actress, a Wall Street honcho, a street performer, a cab driver and more. Ages 12+
A provocative new ‘play with music’ inspired by a true story. Indecent follows the journey of a controversial piece of theater and the passionate artists who risked their lives to perform it. Love, Art, Passion, vengeance, Desire, Truth, Theater. Previews Apr 4, Opens Apr 18, 2017
Kinky Boots Broadway Musical – 2013 Tony Award Winner!
With music by Cyndi Lauper, Kinky Boots is the story of Charlie Price, forced to save his family’s shoe factory in Northern England. He finds inspiration in Lola, a fabulous drag queen, who gives Charlie the idea to create ladies’ shoes for men.
Lion King Broadway Musical – 1998 Tony Award Winner!
The classic story of young royal heir, Simba, and the animals of the African Pride Lands brought to vivid life.
Set in 1975 during the final days of the American occupation of Saigon, Miss Saigon tells the epic love story and tragic tale of young bar girl, Kim, orphaned by war, who falls in love with an American GI called Chris — but their lives are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. Previews Mar 1, Opens Mar 23, 2017
On Your Feet Broadway Musical – The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan
Follow the journey of the Estefans as they travel from their native Cuba to Miami, where they meet in 1975, and found the famous band, Miami Sound Machine. On Your Feet includes the hits "Conga," "1-2-3" and "Rhythm Is Gonna Get You.
Phantom of the Opera Broadway Musical – 1988 Tony Award Winner!
Set at the Paris opera house, a beautiful soprano becomes the obsession of a mysterious, disfigured musical genius.
Arthur Miller’s The Price – Mark Ruffalo, Tony Shalhoub, Danny DeVito
When the Great Depression cost his family their fortune, Victor Franz gave up his dream of an education to support his father. Three decades later, Victor has returned to his childhood home to sell the remainder of his parents’ estate. Feb 16 – May 7, 2017
Dewey, a down-on-his-luck wannabe rock star decides to earn a few extra bucks by posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. Completely disinterested in reading, writing and arithmetic, Dewey creates his own curriculum, turning his class into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mic-dropping rock band.
Sunset Boulevard Broadway Musical – Starring Glenn Close!
Glenn Close revives the role that earned her a Tony Award for Best Actress as Norma Desmond, a former Hollywood star dimming quickly and retreating into a fantasy world she has created in her own home. Away from the Hollywood spotlight, Joe Gillis, a failing screenwriter, finds his way into her world and promises to make her a star again as he works on his “masterpiece.” Feb 2 – June 25, 2017.
Follow Jenna (Jessie Mueller, Tony-winner for playing Carole King in Beautiful), a waitress at a small-town diner that finds herself pregnant and in an unhappy marriage. She deals with her sadness by baking her emotions into her famous pies. Music by Sara Barreilles.
War Paint Broadway Musical – Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole
War Paint tells the remarkable story of cosmetics titans Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, brilliant innovators with humble roots. Both women were masters of self-invention who sacrificed everything to become the country’s first major female entrepreneurs and fierce competitors. Previews Mar 7, 2017; Opens Apr 6
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