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May 24, 2017 at 7:03 am #1202101296
If any moderators out there know why this thread keeps disappearing or going into “awaiting approval” state when I edit the list, please clue me in.
I have listed only shows that have a definitive official opening date and theater.
Shows in bold have had their official opening.
Stage adaptation of George Orwell’s novel previously seen in the U.K.
Broadway premiere of well-known play which has already had a film adaptation; Roundabout production
The Terms of My Surrender
One-man show from documentary filmmaker and political firebrand Michael Moore, in his Broadway debut
Prince of Broadway
MTC presents a revue of the works of Harold Prince, the record-holder for most individual Tony awards (21)
Time and the Conways
Elizabeth McGovern stars in a Roundabout revival of the J.B. Priestley play; directed by Rebecca Taichman.
Springsteen on Broadway
The Boss makes his Broadway debut, performing 5 intimate shows a week through Nov. 26, then additional shows through 2/3/18 with performance schedule to be announced.
Revival of David Henry Hwang’s play starring Clive Owen
New play from Disgraced scribe Ayad Akhtar
The Band’s Visit
New musical with a score by David Yazbek moves to the Main Stem following an acclaimed off-Broadway run.
Latin History for Morons
John Leguizamo brings his one-man comedy play to Broadway through 2/4/18 after a run at the Public.
Home for the Holidays
Holiday concert playing a 6-week engagement through Dec. 30
New comic play by Steve Martin starring Amy Schumer and Laura Benanti.
The Parisian Woman
Uma Thurman makes her Broadway debut in this political drama
Once on This Island
Circle in the Square
Revival of the Flaherty/Ahrens cult favorite, directed by Michael Arden
Original musical based on the children’s TV juggernaut, with a new score by a who’s-who of popular-music stars. If this turns out to get any awards traction, it could make for a very interesting Tony nomination in the Best Score category.
Lucy Kirkwood’s play comes to Broadway from a run in London (MTC)
Farinelli and the King
Mark Rylance as King Philippe V of Spain in a limited run through 3/25/18
John Lithgow: Stories by Heart
Tony and Emmy winner and Oscar nominee Lithgow brings his solo show to Broadway through 3/4/18
Escape to Margaritaville
Classic and new Jimmy Buffett songs woven into an original story, directed by Come From Away helmer Christopher Ashley
6-week engagement of something billed as a concert fusing rock songs with classical music
Angels in America
The National Theatre production from London comes to Broadway with its cast nearly intact (only Russell Tovey is not transferring). The two parts of the play will be in repertory.
Let It Go to Broadway! Disney brings the cinematic juggernaut to the St. James with lots of new songs. Wonder if they’ll have frozen margaritas at the bar.
Second Stage Theater’s inaugural Broadway season kicks off with this drama by Oscar-winner Kenneth Lonergan, starring Chris Evans, Michael Cera, and Brian Tyree Henry.
Three Tall Women
Revival of Edward Albee’s Pulitzer-winning play with Glenda Jackson, Laurie Metcalf, and Allison Pill directed by Joe Mantello.
Musical adaptation of the 2004 film with a book by Tina Fey, music by her husband Jeff Richmond, and lyrics by Nell Benjamin.
Children of a Lesser God
Joshua Jackson makes his Broadway debut in this revival.
Revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein masterwork with Tony winner Jessie Mueller as Julie Jordan, opera icon Renee Fleming as Nettie Fowler, Joshua Henry as Billy Bigelow, and Broadway favorite Alexander Gemignani also in the cast.
My Fair Lady
Bartlett Sher directs a new production of one of the absolute all-time classics, starring Lauren Ambrose as Eliza and Henry Hadden-Paton as Higgins; with Tony winners Norbert Leo Butz as Alfred P. Doolittle and Diana Rigg as Mrs. Higgins
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
No summary needed
Roundabout/Menier revival of Tom Stoppard’s Tony-winning play
Revival of the Shaw play starring Tony nominee Condola Rashad.
The Iceman Cometh
Bernard B. Jacobs
Four hours of O’Neill starring Denzel, directed by George C. WolfeJune 5, 2017 at 7:25 am #1202111270
Escape To Margaritaville, the new musical featuring the songs of Jimmy Buffett, will begin previews at the Marquis Theatre on February 16, with an opening date to be announced. http://www.broadway.com/buzz/188789/jimmy-buffett-musical-escape-to-margaritaville-sets-broadway-dates-theater/
June 5, 2017 at 7:59 am #1202111285
- This reply was modified 4 months, 2 weeks ago by Alex Meyer.
It’s opening night is set for March 15th…
http://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Breaking-ESCAPE-TO-MARGARITAVILLE-Headed-to-Broadways-Marquis-Theatre-this-September-20170605June 5, 2017 at 7:22 pm #1202111804
SpongeBob SquarePants will officially begin previews on November 6 and open on December 4 at the Palace Theatre. The principal cast members from the original Chicago run will reprise their roles. It’ll be interesting to see what is the bigger box office juggernaut, this or Frozen. http://www.broadway.com/buzz/188751/soak-it-up-spongebob-squarepants-musical-will-officially-land-on-broadway/June 5, 2017 at 11:12 pm #1202111940
Frozen, no doubt about that.
The new musicals this next season are, apparently, so boring.June 6, 2017 at 6:11 am #1202112206
There’s The Band’s Visit, which could be the big winner at the Tonys next year.June 6, 2017 at 10:11 pm #1202112962
Cher just tweeted that her show is coming in 2018.June 7, 2017 at 8:06 pm #1202114067
The Off-Broadway play The End Of Longing, written by and starring Matthew Perry, just opened, and the critical response has been very negative. http://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Review-Roundup-Matthew-Perrys-THE-END-OF-LONGING-20170606June 8, 2017 at 9:37 am #1202114574
Tony winner Karen Ziemba will be replacing Nancy Opel in Prince of Broadway…
http://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Karen-Ziemba-Replaces-Nancy-Opel-in-PRINCE-OF-BROADWAY-20170608June 15, 2017 at 12:30 pm #1202122101
Steven Pasquale will star in Ayad Akhtar’s new play, Junk this fall…
http://www.playbill.com/article/steven-pasquale-will-star-in-ayad-akhtars-new-play-junk-on-broadwayJune 16, 2017 at 9:42 am #1202123071
Bruce Springsteen will play 8 weeks of a “pared-down” version of his concert tour at the Walter Kerr beginning in November. He is scheduled to play five performances a week.
This will be The Boss’s Broadway debut.June 16, 2017 at 3:23 pm #1202123462
Full casting for Frozen has been announced! http://www.playbill.com/article/full-cast-announced-for-broadways-frozenJune 19, 2017 at 8:03 am #1202125911
The upcoming revival of M. Butterfly will be heading to the Cort Theatre this fall…
http://www.broadway.com/buzz/188961/clive-owen-led-revival-of-david-henry-hwangs-m-butterfly-finds-its-broadway-home/June 20, 2017 at 5:42 am #1202127083
Casting has been announced for the Broadway transfer of The Band’s Visit…
http://www.theatermania.com/broadway/news/katrina-lenk-tony-shalhoub-bands-visit-broadway_81483.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=20jun2017June 22, 2017 at 7:29 am #1202129745
Due to the disturbing nature of the show, 1984 will not be admitting audience members under the age of 13. Then again, I doubt many pre-teens are even aware of this show or want to see it. http://www.playbill.com/article/broadways-1984-implements-age-restriction