A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
Getting away with murder can be so much fun… and there's no better proof than the new comedy of manners (well, bad manners) that has won unanimous raves and is now knocking them dead on Broadway! It's A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER-think "Downton Abbey," with a delightfully depraved edge.
Tony winner Jefferson Mays (I Am My Own Wife, Gore Vidalâ€™s The Best Man) gives one of the most gasp-inducing performances ever attempted on the American stage, playing all eight doomed heirs who meet their ends in the most creative and hilarious ways. Mays leads a knockout cast alongside the delectably debonair Bryce Pinkham (Ghost, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) as Monty, the scoundrel whose greatest weapon is his charm. Don't miss this unabashedly raucous new show that will have you dying with laughter!
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A Raisin in the Sun
Denzel Washington and Diahann Carroll star in Lorraine Hansberry's classic drama about the divergent dreams and conflicts within three generations of the Younger family.
This American classic tells the story of an inner-city African-American family trying to buy a house in a predominantly white Chicago neighborhood. They discover that their fight against the racists in the neighborhood demands a greater commitment than they realized.
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James Lapine adapts Moss Hart's autobiography, chronicling Hart's impoverished childhood and early career in the theater, including his first Broadway hit with George S. Kaufman, 'Once in a Lifetime.'
At the heart of AFTER MIDNIGHT is The Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, an orchestra of 17 world-class musicians hand-picked by nine-time Grammy Award winner Wynton Marsalis. The timeless songs of Duke Ellington, Harold Arlen, Cab Calloway and their contemporaries woven together by the prose of Langston Hughes come to life in an evening of cutting-edge song and dance.
This thrilling experience puts you at the center of one of Harlemâ€™s legendary nightclubs, in a hotbed of Jazz its intoxicating rhythms, its innovative style, its unpredictable danger and fun. Award-winning fashion designer Isabel Toledo reinvents the distinctive looks of the era with dazzling, one-of-a-kind costumes. And, as directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle, AFTER MIDNIGHT blurs the line between past and present to prove that Jazz is more than music...it's a state of mind.
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Adapted from the Academy Award-winning Disney animated film, 'Aladdin' tells the story of a young man living on the streets of Agrabah, a princess, a magic lamp, and the enormous responsibility of making wishes count.
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All the Way
Three-time Emmy Award-winning actor Bryan Cranston portrays President Lyndon B. Johnson in 'All the Way,' a gripping new play about a pivotal moment in American history. This drama will take audiences behind the doors of the Oval Office and inside the first years of Lyndon B. Johnson's presidency, and his fight to pass a landmark civil rights bill.
For more information visit www.allthewaybroadway.com
Beautiful: The Carol King Musical
Beautiful tells the true story of Carole King's remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music - she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.
Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was Carol Klein, a Brooklyn girl with passion and chutzpah. She fought her way into the record business as a teenager and, by the time she reached her twenties, had the husband of her dreams and a flourishing career writing hits for the biggest acts in rock 'n' roll. But it wasn't until her personal life began to crack that she finally managed to find her true voice.
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Book of Mormon, The
Winner of 9 Tony Awards including Best Musical! From Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of South Park, comes a new Broadway musical called "the best musical of this century" (Ben Brantley, The New York Times) and "the monster hit Broadway's been desperate for" (Michael Riedel, New York Post). The Book of Mormon follows a pair of mismatched Mormon boys sent on a mission to a place that's about as far from Salt Lake City as you can get. Described by Jon Stewart of The Daily Show as "a crowning achievement, so good it makes me angry" and by Entertainment Weekly as "the funniest musical of all time," see it now or find yourself asking, "Dear God, how do I get tickets?" (Village Voice). Contains explicit language.Check out www.bookofmormonbroadway.com for more details.
Bridges of Madison County, The
Francesca, a passionate Italian transplanted to a farm in Madison County, Iowa, meets Robert, a globe-trotting photographer on assignment to capture the area's covered bridges. Starring Kelli O'Hara and Steven Pasquale and directed by Bartlett Sher.
An Iowa housewife and mother, home alone for a short spell, has a romantic interlude with a National Geographic photographer. Based on the novel by Robert James Waller.
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Bullets Over Broadway
A playwright who needs someone to back his next show.
A mobster who needs some way to please his showgirl girlfriend.
This could be the start of a beautiful friendship-
or a brand new musical comedy!
Based on the screenplay of the acclaimed film, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY brings the talents of Woody Allen and Susan Stroman together for the first time next spring at the St. James Theatre.
Loaded with big laughs, colorful characters, and the songs that made the 20's roar, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY is ready to bring musical comedy back with a bang.
Alan Cumming reprises his Tony Award-winning turn as the Emcee in this new staging of Sam Mendes' revival of Kander and Ebb's musical, featuring. three-time Academy Award� nominee Michelle Williams ('My Week with Marilyn,' 'Brokeback Mountain'), making her Broadway debut as Sally Bowles. Based on Christopher Isherwood's Berlin Stories, 'Cabaret' takes audiences to Germany in 1929, to the decadent world of the Kit Kat Klub, where an American writer meets the free-spirited English cabaret singer, as the Nazi movement is on the rise around them.
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Based on actual events, this world premiere play from Harvey Fierstein offers a glimpse into the lives of a group of unforgettable characters as they search for acceptance and happiness in their very own Garden of Eden.
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A true New York City institution, CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping-song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you've ever seen. No wonder CHICAGO has been honored with 6 Tony Awards, 2 Olivier Awards, a Grammy and thousands of standing ovations. It's also no surprise that CHICAGO has wowed audiences all around the world, from Mexico City to Moscow, from Sao Paulo to South Africa. Whether you're looking for your first Broadway musical, whether you've seen the Academy Award-winning film and want to experience the show live on stage or whether you've seen it before and want to recapture the magic, CHICAGO always delivers. Check out chicagothemusical.com for more details.
Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA is coming to Broadway for the first time ever! Four-time Tony Award nominee Douglas Carter Beane's (Sister Act, Xanadu) delightfully romantic and hilarious take on the ultimate makeover story features all the classic elements you remember the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more plus some surprising new twists! Rediscover some of Rodgers + Hammerstein's most beloved songs, including "In My Own Little Corner," "Impossible/It's Possible" and "Ten Minutes Ago" in this outrageously fun Broadway musical for dreamers of all ages.
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Cripple of Inishmaan, The
Set on a remote island off the west coast of Ireland in 1934, 'The Cripple of Inishmaan' is a strange comic tale in the great tradition of Irish storytelling. As word arrives on Inishmaan that the Hollywood director Robert Flaherty is coming to the neighboring island of Inishmore to film "Man of Aran," the one person who wants to be in the film more that anybody is young Cripple Billy, a boy whose chief occupation has been gazing at cows and yearning for a girl who wants no part of him. Filled with a cast of extraordinary characters and unexpected plot turns, 'The Cripple of Inishmaan' promises to take the audience along on Cripple Billy's crazy journey of hope and discovery.
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
German rock singer Hedwig meets Luther Robinson, A U.S. soldier and falls in love. In order to marry and leave communist East Germany, Hedwig must undergo a sex change. The botched surgery leaves Hedwig, now Hansel, with a dysfunctional one-inch mound of flesh between her legs, referred to as the "angry inch."
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On the verge of turning 40, Elizabeth moves to New York, the ultimate city of possibility, intent on a fresh start. She envisions a new home, new friends and a resurgent career. But despite her carefully plotted plans, the smallest decisions and most random occurrences will impact her in ways she never imagined possible. This new musical explores how choice and chance collide and how one can learn to love the fallout.
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2006 Tony Award® Winner for Best Musical. "It's just too good to be true!" (Clive Barnes, New York Post) Broadway's biggest success story takes you behind the music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons-and, as The New York Times says, "the crowd goes wild!" Follow the rags-to-rock-to-riches tale of four blue-collar kids working their way from the streets of Newark to the heights of stardom. Featuring such hits as "Sherry," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Can't Take My Eyes Off You," "Oh, What a Night" and more.Jersey Boys is directed by Des McAnuff, with book by Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice , music by Bob Gaudio and lyrics by Bob Crewe.Check out www.jerseyboysinfo.com for more details.
From Grammy Award-winning pop icon CYNDI LAUPER and four-time Tony Award winner HARVEY FIERSTEIN comes the exhilarating new musical KINKY BOOTS, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner JERRY MITCHELL.
Charlie Price (Tony nominee Stark Sands) has suddenly inherited his father's shoe factory, which is on the verge of bankruptcy. Trying to live up to his father's legacy and save his family business, Charlie finds inspiration in the form of Lola (Billy Porter). A fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos, Lola turns out to be the one person who can help Charlie become the man he's meant to be. As they work to turn the factory around, this unlikely pair finds that they have more in common than they ever dreamed possible and discovers that when you change your mind about someone, you can change your whole world.
Featuring a sensational new score, knockout dancing and
Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of the classic musical, which is making its third appearance on Broadway, features fresh scenic and narrative elements as well as new orchestrations.
The relentless policeman Javert pursues escaped convict Jean Valjean over decades through the tumult of revolutionary France. Valjean becomes a mayor, agrees to raise the daughter of dying prostitute and joins the fight for freedom. None of this impresses the single-minded Javert, until the day Valjean saves his life. Based on Victor Hugo's epic novel.
Lion King, The
More than 50 million people around the world have come to discover the thrill, the majesty, the truly one-of-a-kind musical that is THE LION KING. The critically acclaimed production has won audiences over with its powerful musical score, extraordinary costumes, and heartfelt story - and there's no better place to experience this landmark entertainment event than in the city where it all began. THE LION KING continues to amaze, with astounding visuals that will make this a show you'll remember forever. Marvel at the breathtaking spectacle of animals brought to life by an enormous company of international performers, whose detailed costumes, carved masks, and intricate makeup will transport you to the gorgeous vistas of the African savanna. Based on the 1994 Disney animated film, THE LION KING continues to reign as one of the most popular shows on Broadway and around the world. The global
The infectious music of ABBA provides the framework for a romp through the preparations of an unusual wedding. Mamma Mia! collects a group of hit songs by the Swedish supergroup ABBA and shapes them around the story of a single mother coping with her young daughter's marriage on a picturesque Greek isle. While the daughter plans her future with the love of her life, her mother is haunted by three different men who may or may not be her daughter's father. Among the songs are such familiar '70s staples as Dancing Queen, Knowing Me, Knowing You, S.O.S., Take a Chance on Me and The Winner Takes It All.Check out mammamianorthamerica.com for more details.
Winner of a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards including Best Musical, MATILDA THE MUSICAL is more than a show, it's a phenomenon. Based on the beloved novel by best-selling author Roald Dahl, MATILDA is the story of an extraordinary girl who dreams of a better life. Armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, Matilda dares to take a stand and change her destiny.
This celebrated smash hit is presented by The Royal Shakespeare Company, one of the most acclaimed theater companies in the world, and the Dodgers, Tony Award®-winning producers of hits like Jersey Boys. Tony Award-winning director Matthew Warchus (God of Carnage, The Norman Conquests) helms this exhilarating and ingenious new musical The Guardian calls, "unadulterated bliss!"
Mother and Sons
The story tells of a mother of a young man who died from AIDS and his partner at the time of her son's death. In the many years since they last met, both their lives have changed -- more than either of them could have possibly imagined. This new play asks us to consider how far we have come as a society in need of healing and how far we still have to go.
For more information visit www.mothersandsonsbroadway.com
Motown: The Musical
MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL is the real story of the one-of-a-kind sound that hit the airwaves in 1959 and changed our culture forever. This exhilarating show charts Motown founder Berry Gordy's incredible journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and so many more.
Featuring all the classics you love, MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL tells the story behind the hits as Diana, Smokey, Berry and the whole Motown family fight against the odds to create the soundtrack that changed America. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Now, it finally comes to Broadway in the season's most anticipated world-premiere event, MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL... Get ready, 'cause here it comes.
Set in New York City at the turn of the century, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teen aged "newsies," who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. But when publishing titans Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise distribution prices at the newsboys' expense, Jack finds a cause to fight for and rallies newsies from across the city to strike for what's right.
No Man's Land
Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Billy Crudup and Shuler Hensley star in Harold Pinter's iconic No Man's Land, which will be played in a rotating schedule with Beckett's Waiting for Godot.
Do two writers, Hirst and Spooner, really know each other, or are they performing an elaborate charade? The ambiguity and the comedy intensify with the arrival of two other men, Briggs and Foster. Do all four inhabit a no-man's land between the present and time remembered, between reality and fantasy?
Of Mice and Men
Based on his classic novella, John Steinbeck's play depicts the friendship of the big-dreaming George and the mentally limited Lennie, migrant field workers in California during the Great Depression.
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Winner of 8 2012 Tony Awards including BEST MUSICAL, ONCE is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, ONCE tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who's about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. As the chemistry between them grows, his music soars to powerful new heights... but their unlikely connection turns out to be deeper and more complex than your everyday romance. Emotionally captivating and theatrically breathtaking, ONCE draws you in from the very first note and never lets go. It's an unforgettable story about going for your dreams and the power of music to connect us all.Check out oncemusical.com for more details.
Debra Messing plays an eccentric Irishwoman who is trying to make a romantic connection with her shy neighbor (Brían F. O'Byrne).
Written by John Patrick Shanley (Doubt, Moonstruck).
Anthony and Rosemary are two 40-something neighbors living in rural Ireland and coping with familial disasters. Can they join forces - and what will be the nature of their relationship?
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Phantom Of The Opera, The
Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash musicalization of the Gaston Leroux novel won the 1988 Tony Award for Best Musical and is now the longest-running show in Broadway history. A disfigured musical genius haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera and exerts strange control over a lovely young soprano. Based on "Le Fantome de L'Opera" by Gaston Leroux. Score includes: "Music of the Night," "Angel of Music," "Think of Me" and the title song.Check out www.thephantomoftheopera.com/ for more details.
Everything has its season... and this season, PIPPIN returns to Broadway for the first time since it first thrilled audiences 40 years ago! With a beloved score by Tony Award® nominee STEPHEN SCHWARTZ (GODSPELL, WICKED) that includes the favorites "Magic to Do," "Glory" and "Corner of the Sky," PIPPIN tells the story of a young prince on a death-defying journey to find meaning in his existence. Will he choose a happy but simple life? Or will he risk everything for a singular flash of glory?
Direct from an acclaimed run at Boston's American Repertory Theater, PIPPIN is directed by DIANE PAULUS, director of the 2009 and 2012 Tony Award winners for Best Musical Revival (HAIR and THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS). This captivating production features sizzling choreography in the style of BOB FOSSE and breathtaking acrobatics by LES 7 DOIGTS DE LA MAIN, the creative force behind the nationwid
Realistic Joneses, The
In Will Eno's new play, we meet Bob and Jennifer and their new neighbors John and Pony, two suburban couples who have more in common than their identical homes and their shared last names. As their relationships begin to irrevocably intertwine, the Joneses must decide between their idyllic fantasies and their imperfect realities. This contemporary comedy explores how our joys and sorrows - and how we choose to face them - can come to define our lives.
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Rock of Ages
In 1987 on the Sunset Strip, a small-town girl met a big-city rocker, and in L.A.'s most famous rock club, they fell in love to the greatest songs of the '80s. This arena-rock love story is told through the mind-blowing hits of Journey, Bon Jovi, Poison and many more. Recommended for ages 14 and up.Check out www.rockofagesmusical.com for more details.
A down-on-his luck boxer finds himself living the American Dream as the "Italian Stallion" fights to win riches and glory in the ring. Based on the 1976 film written by and starring Sylvester Stallone.
Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer in Philadelphia, gets a once-in-a-lifetime chance to contend for the heavyweight boxing title against the champion, Apollo Creed, in addition to a chance at love with a shy young woman.
Velocity of Autumn, The
The Velocity of Autumn swirls around Alexandra, a 79-year-old artist in a showdown with her family over where she'll spend her remaining years. In Alexandra's corner are her wit, her volcanic passion and the fact that she's barricaded herself in her Brooklyn brownstone with enough Molotov cocktails to take out the block. But her children have their own secret weapon: estranged son Chris who returns after 20 years, crawls through Alexandra's second floor window, and becomes the family's unlikely mediator. No sooner are the words "Hi, Mom" uttered than the emotional bombs start detonating.
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Set in 1964 in the Deep South during the early days of the Civil Rights Movement, 'Violet' follows the growth and enlightenment of a bitter young woman accidentally scarred by her father. In hopes that a TV evangelist can cure her, she embarks on a journey by bus from her sleepy North Carolina town to Oklahoma. Along the way, she meets a young black soldier who teaches her about beauty, love, courage and what it means to be an outsider.
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Waiting for Godot
Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Billy Crudup and Shuler Hensley star in Beckett's Waiting for Godot, which will be played in a rotating schedule with Harold Pinter's No Man's Land.
Two tramps wait for an enigmatic figure in a world where time, place and memory are blurred and meaning is where you find it. The masterpiece of existentialism.
If you think you know the two iconic witches from Oz, the Wicked Witch (Elphaba) and the Good Witch (Glinda), think again. Wicked takes a revisionist look at an American icon of evil and discovers how the young Elphaba, a passionate, committed young woman from Oz, becomes the Wicked Witch of the West. Her character is contrasted with that of her school roommate Glinda, who grows up to be the Good Witch.Check out wickedthemusical.com for more details.