Music & Theater | A New Season on Broadway

Another new year means another busy season on Broadway! Catch both newcomers on the scene as well as renditions of timeless classics at New York City’s most renowned theaters during the upcoming months. Below is a list of the top five shows we are most excited for this winter and spring, starring rising stars and Tony-winners alike!

1. The Minutes

Previews begin February 6th
Opens March 8th
Theater: TBD

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The Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s production is coming to Broadway! Anna D. Shapiro directs Tracy Letts’ play, which follows the trials and tribulations of a town council meeting. According to the playbill, the show will delve into “a town’s proud history, the legend of a local hero, the coveted privilege of reserved parking” and more!

2. Escape to Margaritaville

Performances begin February 16th
Opens March 15th
Marquis Theater, 1535 Broadway

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This new musical features the legendary music of Jimmy Buffet and is based on the original story by Greg Garcia and Mike O’Malley. Tony-nominated Christopher Ashley will direct the show, following a part-time bartender and singer as he is confronted with doubts about his overly relaxed lifestyle.

3. Carousel 

Previews February 28th
Opens April 12th
Imperial Theatre, 249 West 45th Street

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Carousel, lauded by The New York Times as “one of the most hallowed works of the American stage,” returns to Broadway now for the first time in over 20 years. Starring Tony Award-nominee Joshua Henry, Tony-winner Jessie Mueller and Renée Fleming, the production depicts the tragic romance between a troubled carnival barker his love. Don’t miss this new rendition of the timeless tale of passion, loss and redemption!

4. My Fair Lady

Performances begin March 15th
Opens April 19th
Vivian Beaumont Theater, 50 Lincoln Center Plaza

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Now for the first time in 25 years, Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady returns to Broadway for another run as “one of the best musicals of the century” (as hailed by the The New York Times). With classic songs including “The Rain in Spain” and “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly,” this rendition explores the timeless and charming tale of a young woman with a strong Cockney accent and the phonetics professor who attempts to teach her how to speak like a proper lady.

5. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Opens April 22nd
Lyric Theater, 213 West 42nd Street

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This two-part play is based on the original story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, picking up with the famous Harry Potter six years after the seventh and final book in the series left him. Don’t miss this magical rendition of the novel, featuring all of your old favorite characters!