Amelie the musical has opened on Broadway, starring Tony Award nominee Phillipa Soo (Hamilton, The Great Comet) and Entertainment Weekly calls it "Pure joy! An unabashed crowd-pleaser." The imaginative dreamer Amelie captured our hearts in the five-time Oscar-nominated film, with her penchant for covert, spontaneous acts of kindness that bring joy and mayhem in equal doses. Now she comes to Broadway in a magical new musical, directed by Tony winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?), with a book by Pulitzer Prize and Tony nominee Craig Lucas (The Light in the Piazza), music by Daniel Messe and lyrics by Nathan Tysen & Messe. Embark on a mesmerizing journey with shy but inquisitive Amelie as she turns the streets of Montmartre into a world of her own imagining at New York's Walter Kerr Theatre.
Bandstand brings the swing-fueled story of singer-songwriter Donny Novitski and his Post WWII-era band of mismatched fellow vets to the New York stage. When a national contest seeks America's next music sensation, Donny jumps at the chance at fame and Hollywood fortune. But in order to make it, he'll have to whip his band into fighting shape and team up with a beautiful young war widow as their singer. Together, they rip through an explosive original score, playing their hearts out for every voiceless underdog. This rousing production at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre is directed and choreographed by two-time Tony-winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton, In the Heights), starring two-time Tony nominee Laura Osnes (Cinderella, Bonnie and Clyde), Broadway sensation Corey Cott (Newsies) and Tony winner Beth Leavel (The Drowsy Chaperone).
THE BOOK OF MORMON is the Winner of 9 Tony Awards including Best Musical! From Trey Parker and Matt Stone, four-time Emmy Award-winning creators of "South Park," and Tony Award-winner Robert Lopez, co-creator of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Avenue Q, comes THE BOOK OF MORMON, a new Broadway musical that Jon Stewart of The Daily Show describes as, "a crowning achievement, so good it makes me angry" and by Entertainment Weekly as "the funniest musical of all time." Featuring choreography by Tony Award-winner Casey Nicholaw, THE BOOK OF MORMON on Broadway is directed by Nicholaw and Parker. Don't miss your chance to see what Ben Brantley of The New York Times calls "the best musical of this century."
The musical exploration of murder, greed, corruption, violence, exploitation, adultery and treachery -- all those things that we hold dear to our hearts. Chicago follows not your usual housewife, Roxie Hart, who gains dubious notoriety when she kills her boyfriend, invents her defense and manipulates everyone from her trustworthy husband to the fickle media and the unsuspecting public. Featuring well known songs, 'All That Jazz,' 'Razzle Dazzle' and 'Mr. Cellophane'.
All his life Evan Hansen has felt invisible. To his peers, to the girl he loves, sometimes even to his own mother. But that was before he wrote the letter - that led to the incident - that started the lie - that ignited a movement - that inspired a community - and changed Evan's status from the ultimate outsider into the somebody everyone wants to know. But how long can Evan keep his secret? And at what price? A tribute to the outsider in us all, Dear Evan Hansen is about someone you know, maybe even someone you are, but more than anything, it's about discovering the person we all long to be - ourselves.
Groundhog Day is the story of Phil Connors, an arrogant Pittsburgh TV weatherman who, when sent to cover the annual Groundhog Day event in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, finds himself caught in a time loop where he is forced to repeat the same day again and again... and again. As each day plays out exactly the same as before Phil becomes increasingly despondent, but is there a lesson to be learned through his experiences, will he ever unlock the secret and break the cycle?
A new musical about the scrappy young immigrant who forever changed America: Alexander Hamilton. From bastard orphan to Washington's right hand man, rebel to war hero, loving husband caught in the country's first sex scandal to Treasury head who made an untrusting world believe in the American economy, Hamilton is an exploration of a political mastermind. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Eliza Hamilton, and lifelong Hamilton friend and foe, Aaron Burr, all attend this revolutionary tale of America's fiery past told through the sounds of the ever-changing nation we've become.
In February 1923, audiences witnessed Broadway's first lesbian kiss at the English-language premiere of God of Vengeance, a play by Yiddish writer Sholem Asch. Days later, the NYPD Vice Squad arrested and prosecuted the entire cast on obscenity charges. Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel (How I Learned to Drive) turned this true story into an acclaimed off-Broadway production. And now, after a 40-year career, she'll make her Broadway debut when it comes to the Cort Theater with the celebrated Off-Broadway cast, including stars Katrina Lenk (Once) and Adina Verson (Him). Timely for its depiction of the challenges faced by new American immigrants and hailed for its klezmer-inspired original score, Indecent was named a Critics' Pick by The New York Times, which called it "a superbly realized, remarkably powerful new play."
A hideously deformed Phantom lurks beneath the stage of the Paris Opera, exercising a reign of terror over its occupants. The phantom falls in love with the young Soprano devoting himself to creating a new star for the Opera by nurturing her extraordinary talents and employing all the skills at his disposal.
If you've ever dreamed of seeing Downton Abbey taken over by Monty Python, then you have some very strange dreams, and you'll love The Play That Goes Wrong, the Olivier Award-winning smash comedy direct from London's West End. Chronicling the wild opening night of the Cornley University Drama Society's newest production, The Murder at Haversham Manor, this 1920s whodunit has everything you never wanted in a Broadway show: a ramshackle set, a leading lady with a concussion, and a corpse that refuses to play dead. It all adds up to what The New York Times called a "gut-busting hit" as all-star co-producers Kevin McCollum (Something Rotten!, Rent) and J.J. Abrams (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) bring The Play That Goes Wrong to Broadway's Lyceum Theatre.
Legendary Oscar and Tony Award winner Kevin Kline makes his long-awaited return to Broadway in Noël Coward's outrageous backstage farce Present Laughter. Tony nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel (Hand to God) directs this comedy about a self-obsessed, middle-aged actor caught between fawning ingenues, crazed playwrights, secret trysts and unexpected twists. Also starring in this irresistible production at the St. James Theatre are Kate Burton (Scandal), Kristine Nielsen (Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike) and How I Met Your Mother's Cobie Smulders in her Broadway debut.
In School of Rock—The Musical, down-on-his-luck wannabe rock star Dewey Finn poses as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school to make ends meet. When he discovers his students’ musical talents, he enlists his fifth-graders to form a rock group and conquer the Battle of the Bands.
Coming soon to Broadway's Booth Theatre, you won't want to to miss Significant Other from Joshua Harmon, writer of the smash hit Bad Jews. Forced to systematically transition from best friend to "bridesman" as each of his girlfriends gets married, Jordan Berman has decided it's time to start looking for a Mr. Right to call his own. This proves, however, to be a most uneasy transition. Join in the laughter -- and occasional awkwardness -- as he wades through a string of workplace crushes, uncomfortable first dates and other romantic misadventures in this richly funny comedy from acclaimed Off Broadway director Trip Cullman and the Roundabout Theatre Company, who brought us last year's Tony Award winner, The Humans.
Inspired by a true story, the play follows the trail of a young black con man, Paul, who insinuates himself into the lives of a wealthy New York couple, Ouisa and Flan Kittredge, saying he knows their son at college. Claiming he's the son of actor Sidney Poitier, Paul tells them he has just been mugged and all his money is gone. Captivated by Paul's intelligence (and the possibility of appearing in his father's new movie), the Kittredges invite him to stay overnight. After finding him in bed with a hustler, their picture of Paul changes, and Ouisa and Flan turn detective trying to piece together the connections that gave him access to their lives. Meanwhile, Paul's cons unexpectedly lead him into darker territory as his lies begin to catch up with him.
War Paint tells the remarkable story of cosmetics titans Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, who defined beauty standards for the first half of the 20th Century. Brilliant innovators with humble roots, both women were masters of self-invention who sacrificed everything to become the country's first major female entrepreneurs. They were also fierce competitors, whose 50-year tug-of-war would give birth to an industry that would forever change the face of America. From Fifth Avenue society to the halls of Congress, their intense rivalry was ruthless, relentless and legendary-pushing both women to build international empires in a world dominated by men.
Long before Dorothy drops in, two other girls meet in the Land of Oz. One - born with emerald-green skin - is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. WICKED tells the story of their remarkable odyssey, and how these two unlikely friends grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good.