Aladdin (New Amsterdam Theatre): Aladdin, a poor street kid who falls in love with a princess, has a life-changing experience after discovering the secrets of a magic lamp. Based on the 1992 Disney movie.
Anastasia (Broadhurst Theatre): Inspired by the 1997 film about a young woman who may be the last surviving member of the Russian royal family. The score includes songs from the movie, including the Oscar- nominated “Journey to the Past,” plus an entirely new score from the Tony Award-winning team.
Angels in America (Neil Simon Theatre): Begins Feb. 23rd. In late 1985 and early 1986, as the first wave of the AIDS epidemic in America is escalating and Ronald Reagan has been elected to a second term in the White House, the play’s two parts bring together a myriad of disparate characters whose lives intersect, intertwine, collide and are blown apart during a time of heartbreak, reaction and transformation. Ranging from earth to heaven, from the political to the intimate to the visionary and supernatural, Angels in America is an epic exploration of love, justice, identity and theology, of the difficulty, terror and necessity of change.
The Band’s Visit (Ethel Barrymore Theatre): An Egyptian Police Band arrives in Israel to play a concert. After a mix up at the border, they are sent to a remote village in the middle of the desert. With no bus until morning and no hotel in sight, these unlikely travelers are taken in by the locals. Under the spell of the desert sky, their lives become intertwined in the most unexpected ways.
Beautiful (Sondheim Theatre): The Carole 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.
The Book of Mormon(Eugene O’Neill Theatre): Have they written it on golden plates? Only the creators (“South Park” + Avenue Q) know for sure. Two young Mormons embark on a mission to spread the gospel in Uganda.
A Bronx Tale (Longacre Theatre): Based on the one-man show that inspired the now classic film, this streetwise musical will take you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s-where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he’d love to be. Featuring an infectious doo-wop score, this is a tale about respect, loyalty, love, and above all else: family.
Carousel (Imperial Theatre): Begins Feb. 28. Brash carousel barker Billy Bigelow and Julie Jordan, a quiet girl who works in the mill, fall in love, marry, and have a stormy relationship that leads to tragedy and an attempt at mending old wounds from beyond the grave, in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical adaptation of Ferenc Molnar’s play, Liliom.
Chicago (Ambassador Theatre): The razzle-dazzle musical where a sensational murder trial is acted out in vaudeville specialties. The score includes “Razzle-Dazzle,” “All That Jazz” and “Mister Cellophane.”
Come From Away (Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre): In a heartbeat, 38 planes with 6,579 passengers were stranded in a remote town in Newfoundland. The locals opened their hearts and homes, hosting this international community of strangers–spurring unexpected camaraderie in extraordinary circumstances. On September 11, 2001 the world stopped. On September 12, their stories moved us all.
Dear Evan Hansen (Music Box Theatre): 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?
Escape to Margaritaville(Marquis Theatre): A part-time bartender, part-time singer and full-time charmer thinks he’s got life all figured out until a beautiful career-minded tourist steals his heart and makes him question everything.
Farinelli and the King(Belasco Theatre): King Philippe V of Spain, plagued by insomnia, lies awake in his chamber. The Queen, desperate for a cure, hears of Farinelli —a castrato with a voice so divine it has the power to captivate all who hear it. Philippe is astonished when Farinelli sings, and begs him to stay. But will Farinelli, one of the greatest celebrities of his time, choose a life of solitude over fame and fortune in the opera houses of Europe?
Frozen (St. James Theatre): From the beloved 2013 Academy Award-winning Disney film, this is the timeless tale of two sisters pulled apart by a mysterious secret. Both are searching for love. They just don’t know where to find it.
Gettin’ The Band Back Together (Belasco Theatre): Mitch Papadopolous always dreamed about being the next Bon Jovi, but he chose security over stardom and left those daydreams behind for a day job. Until a turn of events forces Mitch to get his old band back together and enter Battle of the Bands.
Hamilton (Richard Rodgers Theatre): From the creative team behind the Tony Award-winning In The Heights comes a wildly inventive new musical about the unlikely founding father determined to make his mark on a new nation as hungry and ambitious as he is. This Season’s hottest show, Book Now!
Harry Potter and The Cursed Child-Parts 1-2(Lyric Theatre): It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three school-age children. While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.
Hello Dolly (Shubert Theatre): Revival of the blockbuster 1964 musical about a matchmaker who sets out to find a match for herself at the turn of the 20th century. Starring Bernadette Peters!
The Iceman Cometh (Benard Jacobs Theatre): Set in the summer of 1912 at Harry Hope’s saloon on New York’s lower west side, this is O’Neill’s classic story of a freespending, boisterous salesman who compels his fellow barflies to confront their pipe dreams. Starring Denzel Washington.
John Lithgow: Stories By Heart (American Airlines Theatre): Virtuosity and imagination combine in one utterly unique event, as Tony and Emmy Award winner John Lithgow creates a singularly intimate evening. With equal measures of humor and heart, he evokes memories of family, explores and expands the limits of the actor’s craft, and masterfully conjures a cast of indelible characters from classic short stories by Ring Lardner and P. G. Wodehouse.
Kinky Boots (Al Hirschfeld Theatre): Charlie Price is forced to step in and save his family’s shoe factory in Northern England following the sudden death of his father. Help comes from the unlikeliest angel, a fabulous drag performer named Lola. Together, this improbable duo revitalizes the failing business, while stepping out from their fathers’ shadows and transforming an entire community through the power of acceptance.
Latin History for Morons (Studio 54): Inspired by the near total absence of Latinos in his son’s American history class, John Leguizamo embarks on a frenzied search to find a Latin hero for his son’s school project. From a mad recap of the Aztec empire to stories of unknown Latin patriots of the Revolutionary War and beyond, Leguizamo breaks down the 3,000 years between the Mayans and Ricky Ricardo into 95 irreverent and uncensored minutes in his trademark style.
The Lion King (Minskoff Theatre): Based off of Disney’s animated film, The Lion King tells the story of the epic adventures of a young lion cub named Simba as he struggles to accept the responsibilities of adulthood and his destined role as king.
Lobby Hero (Helen Hayes Theatre): Begins March 1st. The lobby of a Manhattan apartment building is much more than a waiting area for four New Yorkers involved in a murder investigation. It’s a testing ground for what happens when personal and professional personas find themselves at odds. A young security guard with big ambitions clashes with his stern boss, an intense rookie cop and her unpredictable partner.
Mean Girls (August Wilson Theatre): Begins March 12th. Cady Heron may have grown up on an African savanna, but nothing prepared her for the wild and vicious ways of her strange new home: Illinois. How will this naïve newbie rise to the top of the popularity pecking order? By taking on The Plastics, a trio of lionized frenemies led by the charming but ruthless Regina George. But, when Cady devises a plan to end Regina’s reign, she learns the hard way that you can’t cross a Queen Bee without getting stung.
My Fair Lady(Vivian Beaumont Theater): An English professor of phonetics makes a bet that he can transform a Cockney flower girl into a lady, in Lerner and Loewe’s musical adaptation of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion.
Once on this Island (Circle in the Square): Ti Moune is a fearless young dreamer. After a massive storm rages through her village, a ray of hope appears through a young man from the wealthy side of the island. An unexpected romance blossoms. But when their different cultures threaten to keep them apart, Ti Moune—guided by the island gods—sets out on a journey to stay beside the man who has captured her heart.
The Phantom of the Opera(Majestic Theatre): 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.
The Play That Goes Wrong (Lyceum Theatre): The Play That Goes Wrong follows the antics of the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society, who are trying their very best to stage a production of a 1920s murder mystery. As the show’s title might suggest, this is not as easy as it sounds with everything that can go wrong doing just that. Despite the setbacks, the actors of CPDS struggle bravely to reach the final curtain.
School of Rock(Winter Garden Theatre): A down-on-his-luck wannabe rock star 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. Based on the 2003 hit movie.
SpongeBob SquarePants(Palace Theatre): Stakes are higher than ever before as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes center stage.
Springsteen on Broadway (Walter Kerr): After a career of more than 40 years, 20 Grammys and an Oscar, legendary musician Bruce Springsteen comes to Broadway with a solo acoustic performance. It is an intimate night with Bruce, his guitar, a piano, and his stories.
Waitress(Brooks Atkinson Theatre): Based on the 2007 motion picture written by Adrienne Shelly, this new musical celebrates friendship, motherhood, and the courage it takes to pluck a long abandoned dream off the shelf. Featuring music and lyrics by five-time Grammy Award-nominated singer songwriter Sara Bareilles and direction by Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus.
Wicked(Gershwin Theatre): Wicked is the untold story of the Witches of Oz. Long before Dorothy drops in, two other girls meet in the land of Oz. One is smart, fiery and misunderstood; the other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. The musical tells the story of how these unlikely friends grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good.