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Spring has Sprung on Broadway

February 2, 2017 by Katie Szajkovics
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Though it’s not quite yet spring, Broadway is buzzing with new shows. There are new 22 shows opening on Broadway over the next month. With the Tony Awards coming up in June, make sure you see these shows before they get big. Who knows, you might even find the next Hamilton.

Sunset Boulevard

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Previews begin 2/2/17. Opens 2/9/17 at The Palace Theatre

Alone in the dark, with little more than her celluloid memories, Norma Desmond remains what she has always been — the greatest star of all. This spring, portrayed by Glenn Close, she will reclaim the spotlight once more. Get tickets here.

The Glass Menagerie

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Previews begin 2/7/17. Opens 3/9/17 at The Belasco Theatre

Two-time Academy Award winner Sally Field and two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello star in The Glass Menagerie on Broadway. The Glass Menagerie brought a brilliant young writer named Tennessee Williams to national attention when it premiered on Broadway in 1945. More than seventy years later, Williams’ most personal work for the stage continues to captivate and overwhelm audiences around the world. Get tickets here.

Sunday in the Park with George

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Previews begin 2/11/17. Opens 2/23/17 at The Hudson Theatre

Jake Gyllenhaal makes his Broadway musical debut alongside Tony winner Annaleigh Ashford in the Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece Sunday in the Park with George. Be there for this stunning musical about the art of making art—this is not your ordinary Sunday. Get tickets here.

Significant Other

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Previews begin 2/14/17. Opens 3/2/17 at The Booth Theatre

Significant Other is a show that’s a lot like life—sometimes absurd, always honest and full of humor. People and relationships change. But what if everyone is changing faster than you? Is finding “the one” the only path to happiness? That’s exactly what’s racing through the mind of Jordan Berman as his best friends all find their significant others. Is separation anxiety from your friends normal? At least his grandma isn’t too busy to take his calls. Get tickets here.

Arthur Miller’s The Price

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Previews begin 2/16/17. Opens 3/16/17 at The American Airlines Theatre

One of the most personal plays by the consummate voice of the American everyman, Arthur Miller’s The Price is a riveting story about the struggle to make peace with the past and create hope for the future. Featuring Mark Ruffalo, Tony Shalhoub, Jessica Hecht, and Danny DeVito. Get tickets here and enter the lottery for a chance to win $35 tickets.

Come from Away

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Previews begin 2/18/17. Opens 3/12/17 at The 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. Get tickets here.

Miss Saigon

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Previews begin 3/1/17. Opens 3/23/17 at The Broadway Theatre

Miss Saigon is an epic love story about the relationship between an American GI and a young Vietnamese woman. Direct from its smash London run, Cameron Mackintosh’s stunning new production of Boublil and Schonberg’s legendary musical Miss Saigon lands on Broadway in March 2017, featuring its acclaimed stars Eva Noblezada and Jon Jon Briones. Get tickets here.

Sweat

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Previews begin 3/4/17. Opens 3/26/17 at Studio 54

Filled with warm humor and tremendous heart, Sweat tells the story of a group of friends who have spent their lives sharing drinks and laughs while working together on the factory floor. But when layoffs and picket lines begin to chip away at their trust, they find themselves pitted against each other in a heart-wrenching fight to stay afloat. Sweat is an explosive drama: one of the last things still made in America. Unlock $32 Rush tickets here.

War Paint

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Previews begin 3/7/17. Opens 4/6/17 at The Nederlander Theatre

Two-time Tony Award-winning legends Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole join forces to portray the trailblazing cosmetic icons who built empires in a business world ruled by men. From the creators of Grey Gardens and the director of Rent and Next to Normal, War Paint tells the remarkable story of Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden—fierce rivals who defined 20th Century beauty. Get tickets here.

The Play That Goes Wrong

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Previews begin 3/9/17. Opens 4/2/17 at The Lyceum Theatre

If you’ve ever dreamed of seeing “Downton Abbey” taken over by Monty Python, then you have some very strange dreams. AND, you’ll love The Play That Goes Wrong, coming to Broadway direct from London’s West End! Welcome to opening night of the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society’s newest production, The Murder at Haversham Manor. This 1920s whodunit has everything you never wanted in a Broadway show – a ramshackle set, a leading lady with a concussion, and a corpse that can’t play dead. Get tickets here.

Amélie

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Previews begin 3/9/17. Opens 4/3/17 at The Walter Kerr Theatre

Tony nominee Phillipa Soo returns to Broadway in Amélie, a new musical based on the five-time Oscar-nominated film. Amélie is an extraordinary young woman who lives quietly in the world, but loudly in her mind. Come be inspired by this imaginative dreamer who finds her voice, discovers the power of connection and sees possibility around every corner. In these uncertain times, Amélie is someone to believe in. Get tickets here.

Present Laughter

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Previews begin 3/10/17. Opens 4/5/17 at The St. James Theatre

Kevin Kline makes his eagerly awaited return to Broadway in Noël Coward’s outrageously irresistible backstage comedy Present LaughterPresent Laughter follows a self-obsessed actor in the midst of a mid-life crisis. Juggling his considerable talent, ego and libido, the theater’s favorite leading man suddenly finds himself caught between fawning ingenues, crazed playwrights, secret trysts and unexpected twists. Get tickets here.

Hello, Dolly!

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Previews begin 3/15/17. Opens 4/20/17 at The Shubert Theatre

Michael Stewart’s (book) and Jerry Herman’s (music and lyrics) masterpiece, Hello, Dolly!, returns to Broadway starring none other than Bette Midler. This production, the first new production of Hello, Dolly! to appear on Broadway since it opened more than fifty years ago, will pay 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.

Groundhog Day

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Previews begin 3/16/17. Opens 4/17/17 at The August Wilson Theatre

Based on the iconic film, Groundhog Day The Musical is reimagined by the award-winning creators of the international hit Matilda The Musical—including director Matthew Warchus and songwriter Tim Minchin—with a book by original screenwriter Danny Rubin. Starring two-time Tony Award nominee Andy Karl, Groundhog Day is the new musical comedy about living life to the fullest, one day at a time. Get tickets here.

Oslo

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Previews begin 3/23/17. Opens 4/13/17  at The Vivian Beaumont Theatre

Ben Brantley of The New York Times calls Oslo “the stuff of crackling theater.” Oslo is inspired by the amazing true story of the back-channel talks, unlikely friendships and quiet heroics that led to the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords between the Israelis and Palestinians. Get tickets here.

Anastasia

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Previews begin 3/23/17. Opens 4/24/17 at The Broadhurst Theatre

Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical Anastasia comes to Broadway. From the Tony Award-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, 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. Get tickets here.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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Previews begin 3/28/17. Opens 4/23/17 at The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

Roald Dahl’s most treasured tale arrives on Broadway in a delicious new musical from the director and writers of Hairspray. Willy Wonka, world famous inventor of the Everlasting Gobstopper, has just made an astonishing announcement. His marvelous—and mysterious—factory is opening its gates…to a lucky few. It’s a world of pure imagination. It must be believed to be seen. Get tickets here.

Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes

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Previews begin 3/29/17. Opens 4/19/17 at The Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

In a thrilling coup, MTC will present three-time Tony Award nominee Laura Linney (Time Stands Still, Sight Unseen) and Tony winner Cynthia Nixon (Rabbit Hole, Wit), who will alternate playing the roles of Regina and Birdie in Lillian Hellman’s legendary play about greed and ambition.

Bandstand

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Previews begin 3/31/17. Opens 4/26/17 at The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

Directed and choreographed by two-time Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton, In the Heights), starring two-time Tony nominee Laura Osnes (Cinderella, Bonnie and Clyde), Broadway sensation Corey Cott (Newsies), and Tony winner Beth Leavel (The Drowsy Chaperone), and featuring an explosive original score, Bandstand is a truly American celebration of the men and women whose personal bravery defined a nation.

A Doll’s House, Part 2

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Previews begin 4/1/17. Opens 4/27/17 at The John Golden Theatre

Laurie Metcalf, Chris Cooper, Jayne Houdyshell, and Condola Rashad star on Broadway in Lucas Hnath’s A Doll’s House, Part 2. Many years have passed since Nora’s exit. Now, there’s a knock on that same door. Nora has returned. But why? And what will it mean for those she left behind? Get tickets here.

Indecent

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Previews begin 4/4/17. Opens 4/18/17 at The Cort Theatre

Indecent charts the journey of an incendiary drama and the artists who risked their lives to perform it. Created by Paula Vogel and director Rebecca Taichman and set at a time when waves of immigrants were changing the face of America, this play with music is a riveting look at an explosive moment in theatrical history and comes to Broadway from its critically acclaimed, sold-out run at the Vineyard Theatre. Get tickets here.

Six Degrees of Separation

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Previews begin 4/5/17. Opens 4/25/17 at The Ethel Barrymore Theatre

Seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney (Mom, The West Wing), Tony Award-winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, The Big C) and Corey Hawkins (24: Legacy, Straight Outta Compton) star in John Guare’s Six Degrees of Separation. Inspired by a true story, this critically acclaimed play follows the trail of a mysterious young con man who insinuates himself into the lives of a wealthy New York couple, claiming he’s the son of actor Sidney Poitier. After a shocking surprise, the couple tries to piece together the connections that brought him into their world.

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