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A Bronx Tale the Musical

Longacre Theatre

http://abronxtalethemusical.com

220 West 48th Street Between Broadway and 8th Avenue

A Bronx Tale is based on the one-man show that inspired the now classic film, this streetwise musical will take 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 an original doo-wop score, this is a ...

Aladdin on Broadway

Aladdin

New Amsterdam Theater

http://www.newamsterdamtheatre.net

214 West 42nd Street, New York, NY

Disney’s most recent Broadway contribution (and based on the 1992 movie) follows the life of a poor kid who falls in love with a princess, after discovering the secrets of a magic lamp. James Monroe Iglehart won a 2014 Tony for his performance of the Genie, and music is by Disney veteran Alan ...

Anastasia

Broadhurst Theatre

http://anastasiabroadway.com

235 West 44th Street

From the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, Anastasia is the romantic, adventure-filled story of a brave young woman attempting to discover the mystery of her past. Based on the 1997 animated film, Anastasia comes to Broadway with a new score from the ...

The Royal Family of Broadway

Review: ‘The Royal Family of Broadway’ Strains to Please at ...

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, June 19, 2018 A new musical by William Finn is always worth seeking out, wherever it happens to be playing. Finn has a knack for crafting quirky shows about peculiar people, but in a very endearing way. From the cadre of lovable ...

Review: 'Othello' Proves Lies Conquer Love

By Jil Picariello, Theater Editor, June 19, 2018 After last summer’s uproariously trumped-up and absurdly controversial Julius Caesar and the magical elder fairyland of Midsummer Night’s Dream, the first production of the Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park season seems relatively tame. But what ...

Thomas Bayrle, American Dream, 1970.

Art Break: Must-sees at the New Museum, Eldridge Street and ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, June 18, 2018 This week, Art Break shines the spotlight on the New Museum of Contemporary Art, located on the Bowery. Since its founding in 1977, the institution has given New Yorkers a front row seat to the international contemporary art scene, ...

Bill Frisell

Versatility Rules at the Eclectic Alt-Guitar Summit, Starring Bill Frisell ...

By David Rubien, Contributing Writer, June 15, 2018 When a large percentage of jazz guitarists under the age of 50 tell you that their primary influence was Jimi Hendrix, you know something interesting is going on. While the guitar has become as prevalent in jazz as almost any ...

Steve Tibbetts

Steve Tibbetts's 'Life Of' Is Both Endlessly Expansive and Deeply ...

By Denin Koch, Contributing Writer, June 14, 2018 Guitarist Steve Tibbetts’ long association with ECM has produced nine albums that span influences from Southeast Asian gamelan to Americana to jazz fusion. His 2018 release, Life of, is a quiet, meditative record that Tibbetts describes as a “sequel” to 2010’...

Anika Noni Rose

'Carmen Jones' Is Back — And She's Still Smokin' Hot

By Helaine Feldman, Contributing Writer, June 13, 2018 'Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego?' She’s still the fictional character in a popular series of mystery video games that have been around since 1985. A question for 2018 might be: Where in the world is Carmen Jones? ...

SLK dancer

Life In Focus: Preparing for Performance in Ballet Class

By Juliana Crawford, Contributing Photographer, June 13, 2018   [caption id="attachment_55885" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] A stretch before class begins; photo: Juliana Crawford.[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_55889" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] At the barre; photo: Juliana Crawford.[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_55886" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] It's changement ...

Harlequinade at ABT

Review: A Nearly Forgotten 'Harlequinade' Leaps Again at American Ballet ...

By Sheila Kogan, Contributing Writer, June 12, 2018 The choreography of Marius Petipa is practically synonymous with classical ballet. His ballets Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty and Don Quixote are part of the repertoire of major and minor ballet companies all over the world and are frequently ...

Ariel DeAndrea: Crane 45

Art Break: Ariel DeAndrea's Photorealism at Louis K. Meisel and ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, June 11, 2018 Art Break has been reflecting on the phrase ‘thinking outside the box’ and the ways it can be interpreted. For instance, you could think outside the box if you decided to measure time in images instead of numbers. ...

Russell Malone © Chris Drukker

Jazz Notes Intel: Guitarist Russell Malone Gets Saluted; Dafnis Prieto ...

By Dan Ouellette, Senior Editor ZEALnyc, June 8, 2018 Maestro guitarist Russell Malone thanks six-string elder Kenny Burrell for giving him invaluable advice thirty years ago to advance his career. “Kenny told me to always be consistent,” the 54-year-old Malone said in a phone conversation from his ...

Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes

Neil Simon Theatre

http://angelsbroadway.com

250 West 52nd Street

Playwright Tony Kushner took Broadway and America by storm when his two-part play opened on Broadway in 1993, first with Angels in America: The Millennium Approaches, which opened in May of that year, followed by Angels in America: Perestroika opening in November and then running in repertory till ...

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical

Before her solo career, Carole King wrote an astounding number of hits for artists ranging from The Monkees to Aretha Franklin. Beautiful traces the professional and personal life of the artist through three decades of hits. Jessie Mueller’s performance as King won her the 2014 Tony for ...

Boys In The Band on Broadway

Boys In The Band

Mart Crowley’s landmark play comes to Broadway for a 50th anniversary production directed by two-time Tony winner Joe Mantello and featuring an all-star cast that includes Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer, Andrew Rannells, Robin de Jesús, Brian Hutchison, Michael Benjamin Washington, ...

Carousel

Imperial Theatre

http://carouselbroadway.com

249 West 45th Street

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s timeless musical Carousel returns to Broadway for the first time in more than two decades, in a new production starring Tony Award nominee Joshua Henry (Hamilton, Shuffle Along), Tony winner Jessie Mueller (Beautiful, Waitress), and operatic superstar Renée Fleming ...

Chicago

Ambassador Theatre

219 West 49th Street, NYC

This revival (and first successful) Broadway production of the 1975 Kander and Ebb musical is stunning. Though the actresses that have played Velma and Roxie since the 1996 opening could populate a small upstate penitentiary, the production and skillful work of composer John Kander, lyricist Fred ...

Children of a Lesser God

Studio 54

http://childrenofalessergodbroadway.com

254 West 54th Street

In 1980, Children of a Lesser God premiered on Broadway and asked: how can we truly communicate? Now, Tony Award®-winning director Kenny Leon (A Raisin in the Sun, Fences) is laying this question bare in a breathtaking new revival of this landmark play starring Joshua Jackson (“The Affair”), ...

Come From Away

Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre

http://www.comefromaway.com

236 West 45th Street

Following the 9/11 attacks, 38 planes and 6,579 passengers were forced to land in Gander, Newfoundland, doubling the population of one small town on the edge of the world. Based on interviews with locals, Come From Away is about how hosting this international community of strangers spurred ...

Dear Evan Hansen

The Music Box Theatre

http://dearevanhansen.com

239 West 45th Street Between 7th & 8th Avenues

After its successful sold-out Off-Broadway run, Dear Evan Hansen returns—this time to Broadway. All his life, Evan Hansen has felt invisible. But when a tragic event shocks the community and thrusts him into the center of a rapidly evolving controversy, Evan is given the opportunity of a ...

Escape To Margaritaville

Marquis Theater

http://escapetomargaritavillemusical.com

1535 Broadway

Escape To Margaritaville is the musical comedy featuring both original songs and your most-loved Jimmy Buffett classics, including “Come Monday,” “Volcano,” “Cheeseburger in Paradise” and many more. With a book by Emmy® Award winner Greg Garcia (“My Name is Earl,” “Raising ...

Frozen

St. James Theatre

http://frozenthemusical.com

246 West 44th Street

Based on the Disney 2013 animated feature mega-hit, Frozen blows into town after an out-of-town tryout in Denver last year. Expanding on the previous film version, the stage production features new songs and story material from the film’s creators, including Kristen Anderson-Lopez (Up Here, ...

Hamilton

Richard Rogers Theatre

http://richardrodgerstheatre.com/

226 West 46th Street, New York, NY 10036

“Hamilton,” a hip-hop influenced musical about Alexander Hamilton at New York’s Public Theatre, has quickly become the buzziest show of the spring, with a sold-out run off-Broadway, ecstatic tweets from tastemakers and a likely Broadway transfer…” Stefanie Cohen, Wall ...

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts 1 and 2

The Lyric Theatre

https://www.harrypottertheplay.com/us/

214 West 43rd Street

You’ve read the books, you’ve seen the movies, now it’s time to see it onstage. J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter is coming to Broadway straight from London’s West End. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official ...

Hello, Dolly!

Schubert Theatre

https://www.hellodollyonbroadway.com

225 West 44th Street

A meddlesome matchmaker brings together the young clerk of a wealthy Yonkers merchant and his assistant with a widowed milliner and her assistant, while making sure she herself gets to marry the merchant, in Jerry Herman and Michael Stewart’s musical adaptation of Thornton Wilder’s The ...

Kinky Boots

Al Hirschfeld Theatre

http://www.jujamcyn.com/about_us.html

302 West 45th Street, New York, NY  10036

Last year’s feel-good musical features a joyous, Tony-winning score by Cyndi Lauper, and a hilariously heartwarming book by four-time Tony winner Harvey Fierstein. The story follows a struggling factory owner who fights to turn his dusty shoe manufacturing business around with help from a ...

Mean Girls

August Wilson Theatre

https://meangirlsonbroadway.com/#home

245 West 52nd Street

Based on the hit film, Mean Girls comes to Broadway as a new musical with book by nine-time Emmy Award winner Tina Fey (based on her screenplay for the film), music by three-time Emmy Award winner Jeff Richmond, and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin (Legally Blonde). Tony Award winner ...

My Fair Lady

Vivan Beaumont Theater

http://www.lct.org/shows/my-fair-lady/

150 West 65th Street

Lerner and Loewe’s musicalization of George Bernard Shaw’s classic play Pygmalion returns to Broadway in a lavish new production of My Fair Lady from Lincoln Center Theater. This is the same producing organization that brought New York the Tony-winning revivals of South Pacific and The ...

Once On This Island

Circle in the Square Theater

http://onceonthisisland.com

235 West 50th Street, NYC

Once on this Island is the Broadway musical celebration that sweeps us across the sea to a small village—where, in the aftermath of a great storm, a joyous new life begins. It is the tale of Ti Moune, a fearless peasant girl who falls in love with a wealthy boy from the other side of the island. ...

School of Rock—The Musical

Winter Garden Theatre

http://www.schoolofrockthemusical.com

1634 Broadway (between Seventh Avenue and Broadway) New York, New York

Based on the film of the same name, School of Rock—The Musical tells the story of wannabe rock star Dewey Finn, who poses as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. When he discovers his students’ musical talents, he enlists his fifth-graders to form a rock group and conquer the ...

SpongeBob SquarePants

The Palace Theatre

http://spongebobbroadway.com

1564 Broadway (at 47th Street)

Based on the popular Nickelodeon series, stakes are higher than ever before as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes center ...

Springsteen on Broadway

Walter Kerr Theatre

http://brucespringsteen.net/broadway/

219 West 48th Street (between Broadway and 8th Avenue)

After a career of more than 40 years, 20 Grammys and an Oscar, legendary musician Bruce Springsteen comes to Broadway with a solo acoustic performance. It is an intimate night with Bruce, his guitar, a piano, and his stories. First Preview: October 3, 2017 Opening: October 12, 2017 Scheduled ...

Straight White Men

Hays Theater

https://2st.com/shows/current-production

240 West 44th Street New York, NY 10024

It’s Christmas Eve, and Ed has gathered his three adult sons to celebrate with matching pajamas, trash-talking, and Chinese takeout. But when a question they can’t answer interrupts their holiday cheer, they are forced to confront their own identities. Obie Award-winning playwright Young Jean ...

Summer: The Donna Summer Musical

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

http://www.thedonnasummermusical.com

205 West 46th Street

The 70s come alive again in this vibrant musical that charts the incomparable life of Donna Summer—the undisputed Queen of Disco. She was a girl from Boston with a voice from heaven, who shot through the stars from gospel choir to dance floor diva. But what the world didn’t know was how Donna ...

The Band’s Visit

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

http://www.thebandsvisitmusical.com/

243 West 47th Street

After a mix-up at the border, an Egyptian Police Band is sent to a remote village in the middle of the Israeli desert. With no bus until morning and no hotel in sight, these unlikely travelers are taken in by the locals. Under the spell of the desert sky, their lives become intertwined in the most ...

The Book of Mormon

Eugene O'Neill Theatre

http://www.jujamcyn.com/show/the-book-of-mormon.html

230 West 49th Street, NYC

Profane, irreverent, and hilarious, Book of Mormon is the first theatrical venture for South Park creators Trey Parker and Seth Stone. A sibling of the South Park movie series and cousin of the successful television show, no topic is off limits as Mormon examines religion, race, sex, AIDS, and, of ...

The Iceman Cometh

Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

http://icemanonbroadway.com

242 West 45th Street

Two-time Academy Award winner and Tony Award winner Denzel Washington returns to Broadway in one of the signal roles in the American theatre in Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh, for 14 weeks only. Washington, fresh off his extraordinary sell-out runs in both Fences and A Raisin in the Sun, ...

The Lion King

Minkskoff Theatre

http://minskofftheatre.com

1515 Broadway, New York, NY 10036

Disney’s enchanting musical has been thrilling families and audiences for each of its seventeen years on Broadway. A rich and powerful score by Elton John tells a royal coming-of-age story filled with Shakespearean-worthy family intrigue in this visually engaging Julie Taymor ...

The Phantom of the Opera

Majestic Theatre

http://www.shubert.nyc/theatres/majestic

247 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036

This 1988 Tony-winning musical is the longest running production on Broadway, and for good reason. A lush Andrew Lloyd Webber score (orchestrations by the very talented David Cullen) tells the story with a beautiful Gothic sweep. Visually powerful and well directed by Hal Prince, audiences connect ...

The Play That Goes Wrong

Lyceum Theatre

http://www.broadwaygoeswrong.com

149 West 45th Street, NYC

Co-written by Mischief Theatre company members Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields, The Play That Goes Wrong is a riotous comedy about the theatre. The play introduces The ‘Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society’ who are attempting to put on a 1920s’ murder mystery, but as the title ...

Three Tall Women

John Golden Theatre

https://www.telecharge.com/Broadway/Three-Tall-Women/Overview

252 West 45th Street

Edward Albee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play opened Off-Broadway in 1994 at the Vineyard Theatre for a limited run and later reopened at the Promenade Theatre and ran for over a year. This production marks the first Broadway production of this multi-award winning play. The story revolves around ...

Travesties

American Airlines Theatre

https://www.roundabouttheatre.org/Shows-Events/Travesties.aspx

227 West 42nd Street

Roundabout Theatre Company transports the hit sold-out production from London’s Menier Chocolate Factory to New York for Broadway’s first-ever revival of Tom Stoppard’s Travesties. Originally opening on Broadway in 1975, Tony nominee Patrick Marber (Closer, After Miss Julie) ...

Waitress

Brooks Atkinson Theatre

http://brooksatkinsontheater.com/

256 W 47th Street, New York, NY 10036

Waitress is funny, inspiring and surprisingly poignant. This irresistible slice of life features original music and lyrics by five-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles, a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson, and direction by Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus (Pippin, Finding Neverland). Jenna, ...

Wicked

Gershwin Theatre

222 West 51st Street, NYC

Wicked, a Wizard of Oz prequel, explains the complicated development of the two women who would become Glinda the Good Witch and Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West. Based on popular book by Gregory Maguire and with a soaring pop score by Stephen Schwartz (Pippin, Godspell), Wicked is in its ...

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