Broadway Theatre Guide

Broadway Theatre Guide

Thu, May 25, 2017

Broadway Theatre

Of course, no visit to New York is complete without a night at a top Broadway Show.  From the legendary Les Miserables right up the eagerly awaited An American in Paris, we have them all!  We can offer you top and second and third price seats or combine a ticket with a centrally located hotel, the choice is yours..See below for the list of current shows.

Avenue Q New World Stages

AVENUE Q is the story of Princeton, a bright-eyed college grad who comes to New York City with big dreams and a tiny bank account.

Anastasia at Broadhurst Theatre

This dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family.Anastasia features a book by celebrated playwright Terrence McNally, a lush, new score by Stephen Flaherty (music) and Lynn Ahrens (lyrics), and direction by Tony Award® winner Darko Tresnjak. As The Wall Street Journal raves, “Fantastical, intelligent, well-crafted, exhilarating and full of surprises, it deserves a coronation. Anastasia is the real thing.”

A Bronx Tale The Musical at 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 original doo-wop score, this is a tale about respect, loyalty, love and above all else: family.

Attack of the Elvis Impersonators at Theatre Row-The Lion Theatre

Attack of the Elvis Impersonators is a new musical guaranteed to bring the spirit of Elvis back to life!

When the soul of Elvis returns to Earth and inhabits the body of the most famous rock star in history, he instructs his disciples that to bring peace to the planet we must all unite as one -- and to do that the entire human race must impersonate Elvis. Satirizing everything from idol worship to people who have experienced actual healing by their faith in Elvis, Attack of the Elvis Impersonators will make you howl (like a canine) as it converts you to Hound Dog, the new religion of peace.

Cats at Neil Simon Theatre

Composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber and based on T.S. Eliot’s “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats,” the original Broadway production opened in 1982 at Broadway’s Winter Garden Theatre, where it ran for 7,485 performances and 18 years.

 

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

Roald Dahl’s most treasured tale, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, has arrived in the land where sweet dreams come true - Broadway - starring two-time Tony Award® winner Christian Borle (Something Rotten!, Peter and the Starcatcher) as the magical maestro Willy Wonka himself. And who better to conjure up this confectionary wonder than three-time Tony Award-winning director Jack O'Brien (Hairspray, The Front Page).

Come From Away at Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre

This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.

Curvy Widow at Westside Theatre Upstairs

Based on a true story, this sassy and witty musical, Curvy Widow starring Tony ® Award nominee Nancy Opel, tells the story of what it means to start life over in the modern age.

Chicago Ambassador Theatre

A musical tale of murder, greed, corruption, violence, exploitation, adultery and treachery. Chicago has the funniest dongs, the hottest dancing, the sexiest cast and the greatest story on Broadway.

Groundhog Day at August Wilson Theatre

Groundhog Day is the story of Phil Connors, a cynical Pittsburgh TV weatherman who is sent to cover the annual Groundhog Day event in Punxsutawney, PA, when he finds himself caught in a time loop, 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?

Dear Evan Hansen at Music Box Theatre

Both deeply personal and profoundly contemporary, Dear Evan Hansen is a bold new musical about life and the way we live it

A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one thing he’s always wanted: a chance to finally fit in. .

Escape to Margaritaville at Marquis Theatre (coming February 2018)

Escape to Margaritaville is the musical comedy getaway featuring both original songs and the most-loved Jimmy Buffett classics, including “Come Monday,” “Volcano,” “Cheeseburger in Paradise,” and many more.
Imagine a place where the sun is hot, the water’s warm and the drinks are as cold as they are plentiful. Welcome to Margaritaville, the island paradise where city folk get away from it all, and the locals get into the kind of trouble you can almost always sweet talk your way out of. Take a break from your troubles, make some new friends at the bar and kick back to the soothing sounds of the kettledrum. It doesn’t get much better than this.

Hello Dolly at Shubert Theatre

Back where they belong. Bette Midler. Hello, Dolly!

Michael Stewart’s (book) and Jerry Herman’s (music and lyrics) masterpiece, Hello, Dolly!, returns to Broadway starring none other than Bette Midler. Directed by four-time Tony Award® winner Jerry Zaks, Hello, Dolly! is now in performances at Broadway’s Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street). This production, the first new production of Hello, Dolly! to appear on Broadway since it opened more than fifty years ago, pays tribute to the original work of legendary director/choreographer Gower Champion, which has been hailed both then and now as one of the greatest stagings in musical theater history

Kinky Boots At Hirschfeld Theatre

Kinky Boots tells the inspirational story of Charlie Price who has suddenly inherited his father's shoe factory. Trying to live up to his father's legacy and save his family business from the verge of bankruptcy, Charlie finds inspiration in the form of Lola. 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.

Miss Saigon at Broadway Theatre

The epic love story of our time is sweeping audiences off their feet! Experience the new Miss Saigon for yourself.
In the last days of the Vietnam War, 17-year-old Kim is forced to work in a Saigon bar run by a notorious character known as the Engineer. There, she meets and falls in love with an American G.I. named Chris, but they are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. For 3 years, Kim goes on an epic journey of survival to find her way back to Chris, who has no idea he’s fathered a son.Don't miss this limited Broadway engagement of the new production Newsday calls "Passionate and brilliantly cast," and Deadline hails as, “A phenomenon! Sensational in every way.”

Stomp Orpheum Theatre

Stomp is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, utterly unique, and appeals to audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered an armful of awards and rave reviews, and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments--matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps--to _ll the stage with magni_cent rhythms.

The Great Comet at Imperial Theatre

Natasha is young, Anatole is hot, and Andrey isn't here… but what about Pierre?
Natasha is a beautiful ingénue visiting Moscow while she waits for her beloved fiancée Andrey to return from the war. In a moment of indiscretion, she is seduced by the dashing (but already married) Anatole and her position in society is ruined. Her only hope lies with Pierre (Groban), the lonely outsider whose love and compassion for Natasha may be the key to her redemption… and to the renewal of his own soul.

The Bands Visit at Barrymore Theatre

Prepare to be enchanted by THE BAND’S VISIT, the uniquely beautiful new musical that won the hearts of critics and audiences alike during its sold‐out engagement at the Atlantic Theater. 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. THE BAND’S VISIT celebrates the deeply human ways music and laughter connect us all Based on the multi‐award winning film, THE BAND’S VISIT is brought to Broadway by threetime Tony® nominee DAVID YAZBEK (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Full Monty), Drama Desk nominee ITAMAR MOSES (Nobody Loves You, Fortress of Solitude) and acclaimed director DAVID CROMER (Our Town, The House of Blue Leaves).

The Bandstand at Jacobs Theatre

They came home to a new America. They made the music that inspired the nation.

1945. As America’s soldiers come home to ticker-tape parades and overjoyed families, Private First Class Donny Novitski, singer and songwriter, returns to rebuild his life with only the shirt on his back and a dream in his heart.

When NBC announces a national competition to find the nation’s next great musical superstars, inspiration strikes! Donny joins forces with a motley group of fellow veterans, each an astonishing musician. Together, they form a band unlike any the nation has ever seen. Along the way, they discover the power of music to face the impossible, find their voice and finally feel like they have a place to call home.

The Phantom of the Opera Majestic Theatre

A major Broadway event… one of the most memorable, moving, and original theatrical extravaganzas in years. Winner of seven 1988 Ton Awards including Best Musical, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s masterwork is more than the longest-running musical in Broadway history – it’s an international phenomenon that unmasks emotions like no other show can, leaving audiences every-where breathless.

The Lion King Minskof Theatre

A major Broadway event… one of the most memorable, moving, and original theatrical extravaganzas in years. THE LION KING is a breath-taking adventure that stretches the boundaries of Broadway, from the heart of Africa to the plains of your imagination. See it now. Remember it forever.

The Book of Mormon Eugene O'Neill Theatre

This hilarious Broadway musical is about 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.

Wicked in the Gershwin Theatre

Long before Dorothy dropped in to the Land of Oz, two unlikely friends began a remarkable journey. How these two friends end up as the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch makes for the most spellbinding new musical in years.