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Dear Evan Hansen
- A small musical's big heart and big on talent cast is now a welcome addition to the Broadway musical scene. . .
A Bronx Tale
- Chazz Palminteri's solo play gets yet another life as a Broadway musical. . .
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet Of 1812
- The little musical engine that could makes a triumphant landing on Broadway
- William Finn's chamber musical sings its way right into your heart. . .
Les Liaisons Dangereuses
Closing early on 1/08!
Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber bring the bored, sexual predators of pre-revolutionary France back to Broadway
The Front Page
- Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's comedy with Nathan Lane heading a cast as much past history as city newsstands with six or seven newspapers d
The Cherry Orchard
- A starry cast in a sporadically satisfying new version of Chekhov's last play
- No uncertainty Simon Stephen's quirky romance being a charmer, especially since it stars Mary Louise Parker
Oh, Hello On Broadway
Latest & final extension to January 22nd!
Nick Kroll & John Mulaney make their Broadway debut as their crotchety alter egos
- Simon McBurney takes audiences on a unique high and low tech journey to the Amazon
- Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge's update of the 1942 music as a technicolor family geared Broadway tuner
Cats. . .Back on Broadway
- choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler brings new visual excitement to this critic proof mega-hit that now puts Andrew Lloyd Webber's name on three Broadway marquees
- Cirque du Soleil tackles Broadway as a real musical
- a promising Broadway debut for singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles and another award-winning performance by Jessie Mueller
Closing on Broadway 1/15/17-- but following up with a national tour . . .
Fiddler on the Roof
. . .this is still as close as you can get to a perfect musical and a memorable Teyve courtesy of Danny Burstein . . . .
The Color Purple
- a rewarding show thanks to some powerful performances . . . .
School of Rock
- It's a large, loud show with a totally improbable plot but it;s impossible not to root for its ensemble of super talented kids . . . .
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New York Off-Broadway
Ride the Cyclone
- After getting killed in a roller coaster accident, members of a high school chorus compete for another chance at life in this quirky charmer of a musical.
The Pigeon in the Taj Mahal
- Laoisa Sexton's play is an inventively staged, well-acted comic romp underpinned by a serious theme . . . Read More
Terms of Endearment
- Molly Ringwald as the flamboyant widow Aurora Greenway is the chief attraction in Dan Gordon's stage adaptation of the movie that won the 1984 Best Picture Oscar.
A Taste of Things to Come
- a musical following four women from cooking club to careers. . .
Othello: The Remix
- The General as a hip-hop mogul...and it works
This Day Forward
- Nicky Silver's new play is a case of
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Extended to 1/08/17!
- smartly streamlined - Sutton Foster is a delightful Charity Hope Valentine in this smartly streamlined revival. . .
The Servant of Two Masters
- TNFA's production of Carlo Goldoni's farce will be heaven for spectators swept up in its silliness . . .