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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.
New play from Disgraced scribe Ayad Akhtar
Springsteen on Broadway
The Boss makes his Broadway debut, performing 5 intimate shows a week through Nov. 26.
Revival of David Henry Hwang’s play starring Clive Owen
The Band’s Visit
New musical with a score by David Yazbek moves to the Main Stem following an acclaimed off-Broadway run.
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
Escape to Margaritaville
Classic and new Jimmy Buffett songs woven into an original story, directed by Come From Away helmer Christopher Ashley
Children of a Lesser God
Joshua Jackson makes his Broadway debut in this revival.
My Fair Lady
Bartlett Sher directs a new production of one of the absolute all-time classics
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
No summary needed
Roundabout/Menier revival of Tom Stoppard’s Tony-winning playJune 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/
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- This reply was modified 2 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