Current Broadway Shows in NYC – The COMPLETE List 2024

What shows are currently running on Broadway?

No trip to New York City is complete without the thrill of a Broadway performance. In this article, I’ve curated the most compelling shows currently captivating audiences on Broadway. Whether you’re drawn to timeless classics or fresh, innovative narratives, we’ve got something that’ll strike a chord with every theater-goer!

You can currently see over 30 musicals in New York. Every year, around 40 new Broadway shows arrive On- and Off-Broadway, so there’s never a dull moment!

This is the list of current Broadway Shows in New York City

The Lion King

The Lion King Musical on Broadway Poster

From $144


Minskoff Theatre

Moulin Rouge

Moulin Rouge on Broadway Poster

From $81


Al Hirschfeld Theatre

MJ The Musical

MJ The Musical on Broadway Tickets

From $109


Neil Simon Theatre

Back to the Future

Back to the Future Broadway Poster

From $95


Winter Garden Theatre

The Book of Mormon

Book of Mormon Musical on Broadway Poster

From $75


Eugene O’Neill Theatre

SIX: The Musical

SIX on Broadway Tickets

From $81


Brooks Atkinson Theatre

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Tickets

From $81


Lyric Theatre

Sweeney Todd

Sweeney Todd on Broadway Tickets

From $66


Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

Kimberly Akimbo

Kimberly Akimbo Currently playing on Broadway Tickets

From $95


Booth Theatre

A Beautiful Noise

A Beautiful Noise Currently playing

From $79


Broadhurst Theatre

Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors Off-Broadway Poster

From $82


Westside Theatre


This is the full list of broadway shows to see in New York:

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    01 Back To The Future

    Experience the epic adventure of Back to the Future as it comes to the Winter Garden Theatre. The story begins when Marty McFly is transported back to 1955 in a time machine constructed by the eccentric scientist Doc Brown. After he accidentally changes history, he must race against time to fix the present, outrun the past, and get himself back to the future. Follow Marty on this exciting and unforgettable journey through Hill Valley as he navigates the twists and turns of time travel. 

    The musical features a book by Bob Gale, co-creator and co-writer of the Back to the Future film trilogy, and new music and lyrics by Emmy and Grammy Award-winning Alan Silvestri and six-time Grammy Award-winning Glen Ballard. Fans are excited to see Roger Bart, a Tony Award winner, cast as Doc Brown and Hugh Coles reprising his role as George McFly. The show also includes additional songs from the film, including “Johnny B. Goode” and “The Power of Love.”

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    02 Chicago

    Chicago is the hottest musical Broadway has ever seen in New York. The show at the Ambassador Theater offers a passionate mixture of love and lies, glory and vanity, fraud and betrayal, sex and crime – in addition there is excellent jazz and unique dance scenes in the lifestyle of the 1920s.

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    03 The Lion King

    This touching musical tells the story of Simba, who has a difficult path to the throne ahead of him and must assert himself against his evil uncle Scar. It is about fear, courage, the meaning of life and that you must never give up. Based on the Disney film, this musical developed into a Broadway hit and impresses hundreds of visitors every day. When it comes to musicals, The Lion King is as good as it gets!

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    04 & Juliet

    Let’s be honest; who isn’t a fan of Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet? This Olivier Award winner flips the script on an age-old love story, imagining what life would have been like for Juliet had she lived. What would she have done with a second chance at life? A second chance at love? Catch & Juliet, which begins previews in October, to find out!

    Join stars Lorna Courtney, Betsy Wolfe, Paulo Szot, and more to hear Juliet’s new story. You’ll love the storyline and catchy pop hits such as “Since U Been Gone,” “Larger Than Life,” “Roar,” “Baby One More Time,” “Can’t Stop the Feeling,” “That’s the Way It Is,” and many, many more. 

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    05 A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical

    The good times have never felt so good! Another all-new musical to hit Broadway is one that tells the life and times of a legendary singer. 

    This uplifting show depicts Neil Diamond’s life on the stage and features hit songs such as “Cracklin’ Rosie,” “Sweet Caroline,” and “America.” Born and raised in Brooklyn, Neil Diamond was the grandson of Polish and Jewish immigrants. Still, he was a New York kid down to his feet as he strummed a guitar on the steps of Erasmus High, located on Flatbush Ave. 

    In the 1960s, America needed a change, and so did Neil. He found a gig that earned him fifty bucks a week selling songs in the iconic Tin Pan Alley’s Brill Building. Though he spent his nights honing his voice at the Village’s Bitter End, he knew he was from New York, and he was destined for something much greater. 

    A Beautiful Noise is the story of a young kid from Brooklyn who made it big and took the entire world along for the ride! From his exhilarating start in New York to the sold-out events that defined his career, this show explores the life of a music icon. This show is directed by Michael Mayer, choreographed by Steven Hoggett, and written by Anthony McCarten. A Beautiful Noise will give you a new appreciation for the life and times of Neil Diamond, so don’t miss this show!

  6. Aladdin is among the Longest Running Broadway shows in NYC

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    Who doesn’t know the story of Aladdin and his magic lamp? On Broadway, the stage show by Casey Nicholaw enchants hundreds of spectators daily. Jasmine, the genie in the bottle and the flying carpet make this musical a favorite of many kids and adults alike.

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    The Booth Theater, a complementary theater to the Shubert built in the same Italian Renaissance style, was built for the Shubert brothers and named after 19th-century actor Edwin Booth. The Booth, located at 222 West 45th Street, shares a stunning facade with the Shubert Theater, which both have elegant Venetian-inspired detailing. Three arches at the Booth Theater face north onto 45th Street, and a curved corner faces east toward Broadway.

    The Booth includes 800 seats across two levels and has hosted iconic productions such as Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Sunday in the Park with George (1984), which is one of the few musicals that won the Pulitzer Prize for drama. Stars who have graced the stage at the Booth include Lily Tomlin, Bea Arthur, Paul Newman, Ralph Fiennes, Cherry Jones, Vanessa Redgrave, Kathleen Turner, Bette Midler, Kerry Washington, and Bradley Cooper. Amy Schumer made her Broadway debut at the Booth Theatre in Steve Martin’s Meteor Show (2017).

  8. Broadway Performances at Hudson Yards

    08 Broadway Performances at Hudson Yards

    Similar to Broadway Under The Stars, Broadway Performances at Hudson Yards is a free event where you can see the cast of many famous Broadway shows perform live. There are several dates throughout November and December, starting at 5 p.m.

    For one hour, you can experience a true Broadway feeling in the area called The Stage on the 4th floor. Because the free tickets are limited, you should book them as soon as possible. After all, the Broadway Performances at Hudson Yards are only available during the Holiday Season!

    UPDATE 2022: This year there won’t be any performances!

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    09 Broadway Under The Stars

    This holiday season, Broadway and the Shops at Columbus Circle are gifting us with another round of Broadway Under The Stars. For you, that means free Broadway performances in one of the most magical settings. Broadway Under The Stars is a five-week series of FREE indoor Broadway performances and will take place on the second floor of the Time Warner Center.

    So why is it called Broadway Under The Stars? “Under the stars” refers to the 12 massive stars hanging from the 100-foot ceiling at Time Warner Center. They are the largest specialty crafted display of illuminated color in the world. The 14-foot stars are one of the most beautiful Christmas lights in NYC and draw thousands of visitors to their spectacular light show.Broadway Under The Stars typically takes on Mondays, starting early November and ending in early December. The exact dates for Broadway Under The Stars have not been announced yet. The performances start at 5 pm sharp and include interviews with the Broadway stars. They will perform 2-3 songs per show, depending on how many shows are featured that day.

  10. 10 Cabaret (opening April 21, 2024)

    Welcome. Bienvenue. Welcome to the captivating embrace of the Kit Kat Club. Prepare for an electrifying and intimate rendition of Cabaret that promises to redefine your experience of this groundbreaking musical.

    Within the August Wilson Theatre, the Kit Kat Club stands as a decadent haven, where a diverse community of artists, performers, and nonconformists reigns supreme. Immerse yourself in their world, the vibrant heart of Berlin. Here, you can let loose, unwind, and truly be yourself.

    This spring, the hottest ticket in London graces Broadway, with the acclaimed Academy and Tony Award-winning Eddie Redmayne returning to embody the Emcee, alongside the introduction of Gayle Rankin as the mesmerizing Sally Bowles, the toast of Mayfair.

  11. 11 Cirque du Soleil: 'Twas the Night Before…

    Let the enchantment of the holidays sweep you off your feet at The Theater At Madison Square Garden. Here, Cirque du Soleil breathes a delightful twist into the timeless Christmas tale with ‘Twas the Night Before…’. Diving deep into the heart of Clement Clarke Moore’s iconic poem, “A Visit from Saint Nicolas,” the story unfolds around a young girl’s journey to rediscover the wonder of the season. 

    Brace yourself for an avalanche of awe as gravity-defying acrobatics meld with heartwarming melodies of the season, all reimagined by the Cirque magicians. Spearheaded by James Hadley, a Cirque du Soleil Senior Artistic Director with 25 years in the theatrical realm, this is the festive feast your family has been waiting for.

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    FAT HAM, the critically acclaimed and Pulitzer Prize-winning new play, is coming to Broadway following a sold-out run at The Public Theater. Written by James Ijames and directed by Saheem Ali, this hilarious and thought-provoking play reinvents Shakespeare’s masterpiece. 

    The story follows Juicy, a queer, Southern college student grappling with questions of identity, as he is visited by the ghost of his murdered father and is asked to seek revenge. However, as a sensitive and self-aware young Black man seeking his own happiness and liberation, Juicy finds that revenge is not easy. From a family cookout emerges a powerful examination of love and loss, pain and joy. This compelling play will run at the American Airlines Theatre, with previews starting on March 21, 2023.

  13. Funny Girl on Broadway

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    Funny Girl is a love letter to Broadway that has it all! This show features one of the most beloved scorers of all time by Bob Merrill and Jule Syne, a Harvey Fierstein revised book that’s based on Isobel Lennart’s original, tap choreography, and Michael Mayer’s direction. 

    Yet it also brings a phenomenal cast with Lea Michele, the Drama Desk Award Nominated actress, as Fanny Brice, and Ramin Karimloo, a Tony Award nominee. Funny Girl dazzles with comedy and music. Expect to hear songs such as “People,” “I’m the Greatest Star,” and “Don’t Rain On My Parade.” 

    The bittersweet comedy does an amazing job telling the story of the determined Fanny Brice, a Lower East Side girl who dreamed of performing on the stage. Though everyone in her life said she would never be a star, something quite odd happened – she became one of history’s most iconic performers!

  14. 14 Gazillion Bubble Show

    Are you looking for a fun Broadway show that’s kid-friendly? Check out the Gazillion Bubble Show at New World Stages – Stage Two at 340 West 50th Street, New York, NY. Created by Fan Yang, the Gazillion Bubble Show that is designed like an air light slip that’s actually a children’s variety show built on one subject. 

    Fan Yang, also known as the Master of Bubbles, brought his unique and exciting brand of bubble artistry to Broadway in 2007. And since then, he’s been wowing crowds of all ages. Families love this show because it features Fan Yang, his wife, two children, and his brother. Expect to see lots of mind-blowing bubble magic, striking laser light shows, and you may even find yourself inside of a bubble! Don’t miss this 65-minute masterpiece, and don’t forget to bring the entire family!

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    15 Hadestown

    Hadestown’s musical had already been on the billboard of the New York Theatre Workshop, off Broadway, for some years. However, it has now earned a place among the best musicals and shows in New York, and you can find it on Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre.

    What is Hadestown about?

    The Hadestown musical tells the story of the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. The two are deeply in love, but struggle to make a living. One day, when Eurydice learns about Hades’ underground factory, she feels intrigued and eventually gets lured into Hadestown. Orpheus does not hesitate and finds a way to the underworld. Hades agrees to let Orpheus leave with Eurydice on one condition: Orpheus needs to demonstrate his trust by leading the way out of Hadestown without looking back to see if Eurydice is following. Will he be able to resist the temptation and pass the test?

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    16 Hamilton

    A rap musical about the first US Treasury Secretary? Hamilton is the hottest musical on Broadway right now, and with good reason!

    What is the Musical Hamilton About?

    The Broadway musical tells the story of Alexander Hamilton, the “10 dollar founding father without a father”, who came to the United States as an orphan after a hurricane had destroyed the small Caribbean island he called his home. In the time span of almost 30 years (1773-1804) he moved to the United States, overcame poverty, fought in the American War of independence and played a major role in the United States’ first government while facing struggles and rivalry. That, however, is only one side of the story. In the musical, you will also learn about his personal life, including friendships, love, family and the country’s first affair. Even after Hamilton “throws away his shot” in the duel of 1804, his legacy lives on.

  17. 17 Harmony on Broadway

    “Harmony: A New Musical” is a Broadway production that features the collaborative talents of Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman. This musical made its Broadway debut after a successful and award-winning run in downtown theaters, marking yet another collaboration between the Grammy, Tony, and Emmy-winning musician Manilow and the acclaimed writer Sussman.

    The story of “Harmony” unfolds in Berlin in 1927 and centers around six extraordinarily talented young men who form a singing group known as The Comedian Harmonists. This group achieves international fame, becoming a sensation of their time.

  18. 18 Hell's Kitchen (Broadway Show, opening April 20, 2024)

    In a vibrant metropolis where the city’s pulse becomes music, where every street corner conceals a tale, and every window frames a mesmerizing view, lies Hell’s Kitchen. This is the backdrop for a fresh Broadway musical, created by the 15-time Grammy Award-winning artist Alicia Keys, set to breathe new life into the heart of the theater district. It’s a story where a young woman can step out of her apartment and discover the world, where the essence of Hell’s Kitchen promises to redefine the Broadway experience.

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    The musical Here Lies Love tells the story of the rise of Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos and how she was eventually overthrown by the Philippine People Power Revolution. Penned by Grammy winners David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, the musical transforms the theater into a dance club where audience members can immerse themselves in the storyline.

    Here Lies Love is recommended for audiences ages 12 and up.

  20. 20 How to Dance in Ohio on Broadway

    The Broadway musical “How to Dance in Ohio” in New York City is based on the award-winning HBO documentary by Alexandra Shiva. It’s a deeply moving new musical that explores the challenges faced by a group of young adults with autism at a counseling center in Ohio. 

    With the support of clinical psychologist Dr. Emilio Amigo, the center organizes a spring formal dance, guiding them through experiences of love, fear, stress, excitement, and hope on their journey to human connection​​​​​​.

    The Broadway production of “How to Dance in Ohio” began its previews in November 2023. Originally premiered at Syracuse Stage in 2022, much of its cast, including autistic actors in the seven principal roles, are reprising their performances for the Broadway run. This includes Desmond Edwards as Remy, Amelia Fei as Caroline, Madison Kopec as Marideth, Liam Pearce as Drew, Imani Russell as Mel, Conor Tague as Tommy, and Ashley Wool as Jessica, all making their Broadway debuts in this musical​​.

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    The Broadway musical “I Need That” in New York City is a profound new comedy by playwright Theresa Rebeck, featuring Danny DeVito in the lead role alongside his daughter Lucy DeVito and Ray Anthony Thomas​​.

    The story centers on Sam, a recluse surrounded by numerous possessions, who faces the challenge of cleaning up his property or facing eviction. This situation forces him to contemplate the difference between trash and treasures and whether we can ever truly discern the difference​​.

    Danny DeVito, known for his versatility in the entertainment industry, plays Sam. His daughter, Lucy DeVito, takes on the role of Amelia. She has worked in various theaters and appeared in different TV series and movies. 

  22. Kimberly Akimbo on Broadway

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    Imagine being a teenager from New Jersey who happens to look like she’s 72 years old. That’s precisely what you get with Kimberly Akimbo. 

    This show stars Victoria Clark, a Tony Award-winning actress, who stars as Kim. She’s just your average funny and bright teen girl from Jersey. Or is she? Not exactly! She has an aging disease that makes her look like she’s 72. Yet, that’s not even the worst of her problems. Between possible felony charges, borderline personalities, and maneuvering family secrets, Kim tries to be happy even when the universe seems to be against her. 

    Written by David Lindsay-Abaire, a Pulitzer Prize winner, and Jeanine Tesori, a Tony Award winner, this is the most moving and funniest play to hit Broadway in decades. 

    Kimberly Akimbo is closing on April 28, 2024.

  23. 23 Lempicka (opening April 14, 2024)

    Lempicka, one of the world’s most celebrated artists, is set to grace the grandest stage on Broadway after receiving critical acclaim and selling out shows at the Williamstown Theatre Festival and the La Jolla Playhouse. Directed by the Tony Award®-winning director of Hadestown and featuring Eden Espinosa, a New York Times Critics Pick, this musical is a sweeping portrayal of a trailblazing woman who left an indelible mark on art and culture.

    Unfolding across decades of both personal and political upheaval and accompanied by an exhilarating, pop-infused musical score, Lempicka fearlessly delves into the complexities of a world in turmoil, a woman who defied her time, and an artist whose legacy is finally getting the recognition it deserves.

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    Life of Pi, winner of 5 Olivier Awards, including ‘Best New Play,’ is coming to the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. Based on one of the most extraordinary and best-loved works of fiction, this epic journey follows the story of sixteen-year-old Pi, who is stranded on a lifeboat with four other survivors – a zebra, an orangutan, a hyena, and a Royal Bengal tiger – after their cargo ship sinks in the vast Pacific Ocean. With time against them and nature harsh, the question remains – who will survive? 

  25. The Unique History and Architectural Beauty of NYC’s Theatrical Venues

    25 Lyceum Theatre

    The Lyceum Theater is one of the oldest Broadway theaters, dating back to 1903. The historic building at 149 West 45th Street has a beautiful Beaux Arts style facade, which is designated a New York City Landmark. The majestic theater boasts a colonnade with three arched windows and elegant detailing reminiscent of Roman art. Inside the Lyceum, the lobby features a vaulted domed ceiling, murals, and an auditorium with a Beaux-Arts-style proscenium arch, carved ornament, and a detailed ceiling.

    Throughout its long history, the Lyceum has hosted many legendary actors and actresses, including Bette Davis, Judy Holliday, Joseph Cotton, John Garfield, Montgomery Clift, Ruth Gordon, Lauren Bacall, Angela Lansbury, Billy Dee Williams, Helen Hayes, Rosemary Harris, and Whoopi Goldberg. The Lyceum seats 922 people across three levels.

  26. 26 Mary Jane (opening April 23, 2024)

    Immersive, touching, and filled with empathy, Mary Jane unveils the life of a single mother navigating an extraordinary family predicament. Confronted by seemingly insurmountable challenges, Mary Jane harnesses unwavering hope and humor, drawing strength from the women who have become her surrogate family. Together, they face each new day with resilience, but will their inner fortitude and newfound bonds be enough to guide them through? 

    The New York Times lauds Mary Jane as “the most profound of Herzog’s many outstanding plays,” while The New Yorker raves, “beautiful and remarkable… Herzog has crafted a radiant piece of theater.”

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    27 Merrily We Roll Along

    The musical Merrily We Roll Along is about the thrilling relationship between a composer and his two lifelong friends. The musical spans three decades in show business and includes some of Stephen Sondheim’s most famous songs. The play was first staged by Maria Friedman in London, where it received very good reviews and won an award.

    Merrily We Roll Along is closing on July 7, 2024.

  28. MJ Musical on Broadway

    28 MJ The Musical on Broadway NYC

    MJ The Musical in New York: It’s the new Broadway musical about Michael Jackson – with over 25 of his greatest hits. Immerse yourself in the life of the King of Pop, let yourself be carried away and get an insight into the creative processes of one of the greatest artists in history.

    Whether young or old, MJ The Musical in New York is an experience for nearly every generation. Since the 1960s, the King of Pop has captivated people all over the world with his music and dancing. And even after his death in June 2009, the era continued: His greatest hits are still playing in clubs and on radios, and the moonwalk will probably be seen forever on dance floors around the world. But the musical itself exists in only one place: on Broadway in New York City, arguably the world’s most famous theater district in Manhattan.

    MJ The Musical in New York tells the successful story of the artist Michael Jackson and takes you back once again to the most important events of his time. It revisits his life through more than 25 of his biggest and best-selling songs and through his unique show-stopping performances. The energetic musical also offers exclusive behind-the-scenes glimpses from 1992, when the King of Pop was preparing for his Dangerous World Tour. Relive the most memorable moments of his story on Broadway!

  29. 29 Monty Python’s Spamalot

    “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” the Tony-winning musical from 2005, is set to return to Broadway with performances beginning on Halloween (October 31st). The revival of this classic comedy is set to officially open on November 16th at the St. James Theatre.

  30. 30 Mother Play (opening April 25, 2024)

    Set in 1962, right outside of D.C., Phyllis, the family matriarch, is overseeing the move of her teenage children, Carl and Martha, to a new apartment. With firm convictions about their future success, Phyllis expects her children to adhere to her vision. Fueled by gin and cigarettes, the family navigates the evolving world around them. This captivating theatrical experience combines imaginative theatricality, surreal humor, and profound tenderness, offering a poignant journey that unveils enduring truths about love, family, and forgiveness.

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    31 Moulin Rouge

    Finally, Moulin Rouge made it to Broadway! The musical has long been anticipated by both theater enthusiasts and fans of the movie from 2001. Replacing Kinky Boots in Al Hirschfeld Theatre, Moulin Rouge brings one of your all-time favorite movies to life. Yet, you shouldn’t expect a musical that’s 100% true to the original!

    Our personal Moulin Rouge review

    Moulin Rouge surely blew us away! It is one of the most entertaining musicals I have seen. The way the performers worked the crowd was unparalleled. Everybody had a great time and the applause after each musical number reflected the excitement in the theater. Moulin Rouge made sure to keep the audience entertained at all times. Before the show even started, artists on the stage set the mood for a licentious Parisian burlesque show. The final musical number even had the entire audience clapping, singing and dancing along. Everybody celebrated the show.

    Al Hirschfeld Theatre was completely transformed for Moulin Rouge. The set and stage design is the most opulent one I have ever seen. It truly sets the scene for what it is; a musical sparkling with diamonds. Having been to the real Moulin Rouge in Paris before, I definitely felt some similarities. That was only reinforced by the premium seating in the Front Orchestra section that had little tables and special seats resembling the seating in the Paris’ Moulin Rouge. As I have mentioned before, however, I do not recommend selecting those seats if you want to get the best experience.

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    32 New York, New York - CLOSED

    New York, New York, the brand-new musical that brings Broadway legends back together, is coming to the St. James Theatre. The story takes place in 1946, as a group of artists with big dreams tries to make it in a city that is rebuilding after the war. As these singers, dancers, musicians, and makers strive for success in a place where only the toughest survive, they learn that if they can make it in New York, they can make it anywhere. 

    This glimmering love letter to the greatest city in the world features an exhilarating new score by John Kander and Fred Ebb, an original story by David Thompson with Sharon Washington. Additional lyrics are provided by Lin-Manuel Miranda, with visionary direction and choreography by Susan Stroman. 

  33. 33 Once Upon A One More Time

    Once Upon a One More Time, a musical that flips the script on your favorite fairy-tale icons is premiering at the Marquis Theatre. Featuring the chart-topping hits of Britney Spears, this original story follows a group of heroines who gather for a book club every fortnight to discuss Grimm’s Fairy Tales, the only book they’ve ever known. 

    But when a rogue fairy godmother drops The Feminine Mystique into their laps, they begin to realize that there’s more to life than finding a prince. This ultimate revisionist fairy tale empowers the characters and will make you feel stronger than yesterday. 

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    Peter Pan Goes Wrong is a comedy from the team behind the award-winning global success The Play That Goes Wrong. The classic story of Peter Pan is reinterpreted here, as the protagonists of the play have to fight against the whims of technology on their way to Neverland. Hilarious misadventures keep happening to them along the way. 

    This musical is appropriate for children from 8 years and adults.

  35. 35 Sesame Street Musical

    Starts: Jul 7, 2023

    The Sesame Street Musical is a stage production featuring beloved characters from the classic children’s television show. It follows Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby, Grover, Rosita, Bert, Ernie, Oscar the Grouch, The Count, and Gabrielle as they embark on a new adventure. With catchy songs and fun-filled moments, the musical will have audiences of all ages singing and dancing along.

    The show runs for approximately 60 minutes and is suitable for all ages. It is currently running off-Broadway until Sep 17, 2023, at Theater 555 in New York City.

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    36 Shucked on Broadway - CLOSED

    In Shucked, a semi-neurotic New York comedy writer teams up with two music superstars from Nashville to bring a hilarious and audacious farm-to-fable musical about the one thing Americans can’t get enough of corn. 

    Directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O’Brien and featuring choreography by Sarah O’Gleby and music supervision, direction, orchestrations, and arrangements by Tony Award nominee Jason Howland, this musical comedy will turn Broadway on its ear and offer a kernel of hope for our divided nation. 

    The talented cast, featuring John Behlmann, Kevin Cahoon, Andrew Durand, Caroline Innerbichler, Ashley D. Kelley, and Alex Newell, will prove that sometimes tearing down a few walls is the only way to preserve our way of life. Shucked will be featured at the Nederlander Theatre, with previews starting on March 8, 2023.

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    37 SIX Musical on Broadway NYC

    With SIX, an impressive and highly emotional musical from Great Britain composed by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss comes to Broadway in New York. The six divorced women of Henry VIII are invited on stage to describe their fate as queens in a world dominated by men. 

    An enchanting transformation takes place on stage: The queens, trapped in the values and rigid structures of the Royal Family, unfold into powerfully singing pop icons, offering a celebratory performance as they come to terms with the heartbreak and suffering of historical entanglements and tyranny of a husband and king.

    Six Broadway New York offers top-notch and entertaining entertainment for the entire family. The characters of the six main actresses were inspired by pop stars such as Rihanna, Ariana Grande and Adele. You can look forward to an impressive evening that evolves from an historical and ironic reappraisal of sorrow and suffering to a boisterous party like a pop concert. The musical Six has been performed in London’s West End, in Chicago, in Boston, in Edmonton, in Sydney, and on several cruise ships. Now Six can be seen on the legendary Broadway in New York.

    The musical Six could be seen as a 21st-century-style reckoning with the old monarchical structures – the six ex-wives of Henry VIII, tormented by death, divorce, torture, beheading, and assassination, come together in an afterlife as rebellious divas to collectively sing out, powerfully and sonorously, against the injustices that have befallen them. The musical consists of a retelling of the lives of the six ex-wives, with them holding a contest on stage. The winner of the contest is the woman who had the most horrible experience with her common husband. Continuing their competition, however, the pop queens come to the conclusion that they have defined themselves only through Henry, the King, and have been completely robbed of their individuality. Without their spouse’s affection, they could have led more fulfilling and successful lives, living happily ever after.

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    38 Some Like It Hot - CLOSED

    Are you a fan of the 1959 musical film Some Like It Hot? If so, you don’t want to miss the Broadway production musical! It was written by Matthew Lopez and will be directed by Casey Nicholaw and will star some popular Broadway names such as Christian Borle, Adam Heller, and Kevin Del Aguila.

    Broadway’s Some Like It Hot presents one of Hollywood’s most iconic comedies on the big stage. You won’t want to miss this sassy, brassy, fast-paced, cross-country romp as two BFFs run for their lives. On the lookout for true love, will they succeed?

    Pre Order your tickets now for a showing at the legendary Shubert Theatre located at 225 West 44th Street, New York, NY. This show is great for people of all ages and is expected to sell out, so don’t delay!

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    39 Studio 54

    The legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street has perhaps the most varied history of the Broadway theaters. Studio 54 was originally built as the Gallo Opera House in 1927 and transformed into the New Yorker Theatre in 1930.

    New ownership transformed the theater into what became the legendary Studio 54 disco nightclub in the late 1970s. The exclusive club was the place to be seen and party for celebrities, artists, and models in NYC, with famed guests including Cher, Woody Allen, Michael Jackson, Richard Gere, Mick Jagger, Tina Turner, Diana Ross, Andy Warhol, Elizabeth Taylor, Karl Lagerfeld, and many more.

    After Studio 54’s decline as a nightclub by the late 1980s, the venue was restored and eventually reopened as a Broadway theater. The nonprofit Roundabout Theatre Company has operated Studio 54 as a Broadway theater since 1998. The contemporary space includes 1,006 seats on two levels.

  40. 40 Suffs (opening April 18, 2024)

    After a sold-out, extended run at The Public Theater, “Suffs” is set to arrive on Broadway in spring, and the timing couldn’t be better. Created by the visionary Shaina Taub, this “remarkable, epic new musical” (Variety) fearlessly delves into the triumphs and setbacks of an ongoing struggle for equality.

    Set in 1913, during a fervent period of the women’s movement in America, the story revolves around the suffragists, or “Suffs” as they call themselves, and their relentless quest for the right to vote. Overcoming generational, racial, and class barriers, these remarkable yet imperfect women entertain and inspire us with their hard-fought victory in an enduring battle. As we reflect on the progress made since the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment more than a century ago, “Suffs” reminds us that sometimes, we must look back to fearlessly forge ahead into the future.

  41. 41 Sweeney Todd

    The Broadway show Sweeney Todd is performaned at the beautiful Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. This will be the first time you can experience the play in its original production since 1980.

    With Tony- and Grammy-nominated Josh Groban as Sweeney Todd and Tony winner Annaleigh Ashford as Mrs. Lovett, you can expect a top-notch cast that will make this musical thriller a very special experience.

  42. 42 Take Me Out on Broadway

    Take Me Out is a play about a professional baseball team and the relationships between the players on it. The story follows Darren Lemming, one of the league’s best players who has never been open about his homosexuality. However, when he comes out to his teammates, they all react differently- some support him while others struggle with how to deal with this new information.

    As the season goes on, different things happen that test the team’s loyalty to each other. Some members of the team are traded away, and others leave on their own accord, but no matter what happens, they always come back together as a family. This show is a moving look at how sports can bring people together and create bonds that last forever. 

    The show started previewing on March 10th, 2022, and is set to officially open on April 4th, 2022.

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    43 The Book of Mormon

    The Book of Mormon on Broadway is probably one of the most entertaining musicals in New York. Since its debut in 2011, it has not only caused a lot of controversies but also won 9 Tony Awards. You can’t miss this show!

    Since its debut in 2011, the Musical The Book of Mormon was considered edgy and caused a lot of controversy for its vulgar and profane language. At first, you may expect a show that’s making fun of the Mormon religion entirely, but that is not true. You will see that the musical does not only mock Mormonism but religion in general. No one is spared, not even Jesus or Darth Vader! The intent of The Book of Mormon Musical is not to offend anyone, but to ultimately endorse positive power: It doesn’t matter what you believe in, as long as it can give you hope and make you stronger.

    Bottom line: The Book of Mormon is an extremely funny and witty musical that tries to convey a meaningful message.

  44. 44 The Great Gatsby (opening April 25, 2024)

    Step into the lavish world of the 1920s as F. Scott Fitzgerald’s iconic American novel comes to life on the grandest American stage. Featuring Jeremy Jordan (known for Newsies) as the enigmatic millionaire Jay Gatsby and Eva Noblezada (renowned from Hadestown) as the enigmatic Daisy Buchanan, The Great Gatsby makes its Broadway debut following a record-breaking, sold-out run at the Paper Mill Playhouse. 

    Helmed by director Marc Bruni (of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical fame), this tale of opulence and desire boasts choreography by Dominique Kelley (of So You Think You Can Dance), a script by Kait Kerrigan (from The Mad Ones), and an original score infused with jazz and pop sensibilities by Jason Howland (known for Little Women) and Nathan Tysen (of Paradise Square). Don’t miss out on the extravaganza—secure your tickets now for the musical that The New York Times hails as “sumptuous, enchanting, and stunning!”

  45. 45 The Heart of Rock and Roll (opening April 24, 2024)

    A lively romantic comedy infused with the sheer joy of music, The Heart of Rock and Roll follows the journey of two individuals in their thirties who were confident about their life goals until they crossed paths. Discovering each other, they realize that finding love might require “The Power of Love” and a little assistance from their friends. Packed with chart-topping hits by Huey Lewis, including “Workin’ For A Livin’,” “Stuck With You,” and “If This Is It,” this is Broadway’s latest uplifting musical experience.

  46. 46 The Notebook (opening March 14, 2024)

    Allie and Noah, hailing from disparate backgrounds, defy the odds to nurture a profound love that withstands the relentless challenges seeking to drive them apart. Based on a bestselling novel with a global readership of millions and a cinematic masterpiece that ranks among the highest-grossing romantic dramas ever, the Broadway rendition of Nicholas Sparks’s The Notebook graces the stage. Following its resounding success during a world premiere run at Chicago Shakespeare Theater in the autumn of 2022, this musical adaptation promises to captivate audiences with its poignant narrative and heartfelt performances.

  47. 47 The Outsiders (opening April 11, 2024)

    Set in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1967, the resolute spirits and pained hearts of Ponyboy Curtis, Johnny Cade, and their close-knit group of “outsiders” grapple with the challenges of survival and the pursuit of meaning in a world that may forever view them as outsiders. This compelling new musical revives the enduring narrative of camaraderie among brothers and the aspirations we all cling to. It breathes fresh life into the timeless story of societal divisions, defending one’s possessions, and the relentless struggle for a brighter future.

  48. 48 The Play That Goes Wrong

    Are you ready for Broadway’s funniest show? The Play That Goes Wrong is directed by Matt DiCarlo and has been running since 2019. The comedy earned an Olivier Award for Best Comedy with its intense humor, that’s a cross between Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python. 

    The story begins on the opening night of The Murder at Haversham Manor – the newest production from Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society. It’s a whodunit reminiscent of the 1920s and is everything you’ve always wished for on a Broadway stage. The leading lady has a concussion, the set is ramshackle, and even the corpse can’t figure out how to play dead. 

    This is one murder mystery that you don’t want to miss at New World Stages – Stage Four, located at 340 West 50th Street, New York, NY. Starring Matt Harrington, Brent Bateman, Ryan Vincent Anderson, and Jesse Aaronson, you’ll want to remain seated; otherwise, you’ll fall down laughing!

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    49 The Shark Is Broken

    All you Steven Spielberg lovers, this one’s for you. 

    Imagine: The year is 1974, and the beloved, or most-feared, movie, Jaws, hasn’t been released yet. In fact, imagine you’re in the middle of making it. There are delays, everyone is crammed into a too-small boat, and the water is just about as bad as it can get. You’ll get to the mechanical shark later. How does it all go down? And how bad can it get? Watch The Shark Is Broken to find out.

  50. 50 The Very Hungry Caterpillar

    Starts: Feb 17, 2023

    “The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show” on Broadway is an adaptation of Eric Carle’s beloved children’s book, “The Very Hungry Caterpillar.” The show brings to life the colorful and whimsical illustrations from the book through a combination of puppetry, music, and storytelling. The production follows the journey of a little caterpillar as it eats its way through various fruits and foods, eventually transforming into a beautiful butterfly.

    Along the way, the audience is introduced to other friendly creatures, such as ladybugs, spiders, and bees. The show is a delightful experience for both children and adults, filled with joy and wonder.

  51. 51 The Who's Tommy (opening March 28, 2024)

    Myth and grandeur entwine in The Who’s electrifying 1969 rock opera, Tommy, featuring timeless classics like “I’m Free,” “See Me, Feel Me,” “Sensation,” and “Pinball Wizard.” Following the traumatic incident of witnessing his father confront a rival, young Tommy Walker becomes lost in an endless world of self-reflection, gazing into the mirror with an unrelenting obsession. His remarkable talent for pinball propels him from a timid adolescent into the spotlight as a celebrated savior.

  52. 52 The Wiz (opening April 17, 2024)

    Take a look around, there’s cause for celebration! The Tony Award®-winning Best Musical that captivated audiences worldwide is making its triumphant return. Inspired by L. Frank Baum’s beloved children’s book, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” “The Wiz” is back on the American stage with a fresh adaptation.

  53. 53 Water for Elephants (opening March 21, 2024)

    Experience the enchanting world of Water For Elephants, the beloved bestselling novel, now transformed into a mesmerizing Broadway musical. This spectacular show tells the tale of a young man who, after a devastating loss, takes a leap of faith by hopping onto a moving train and embarking on a journey filled with uncertainty. His path leads him to an extraordinary circus family, offering him a new home and a love that defies imagination. Narrated through the lens of his older self, this adventure serves as a poignant reminder that life’s grand journey can be embraced at any age.

    Directed by Tony Award nominee Jessica Stone and featuring a book by three-time Tony nominee Rick Elice, adapted from Sara Gruen’s beloved novel, and a soaring score by the acclaimed PigPen Theatre Co., Water For Elephants combines innovative stagecraft with the finest talents of Broadway. This authentic and profoundly touching musical invites audiences to embrace the mysteries of life and surrender to the captivating unknown.

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    54 Wicked The Musical

    If you are on vacation in New York, you should see one of the many great musicals. One of them is Wicked. For 10 years this famous musical has been on Broadway. It tells the so far mysterious story of the Witches of Oz around the green-skinned witch Elphaba and her special friendship with the witch Glinda.

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