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The Theatre District is heating up right now with a pack of highly anticipated shows set to open in the coming weeks. From star-driven revivals and musicals, to brand new plays, it’s definitely looking like the 2016 season is going to be a marvelous year.
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Here’s a quick peek at a few of the soon-to-open productions. Grab your seats now with our great tickets savings for each show!
Opening: Feb. 25, 2016
Academy Award® winner Forest Whitaker make his Broadway debut starring in this revival of Eugene O’Neill’s short, two-person drama. Whitaker plays a drunken, small-time hustler and longtime resident of a midtown hotel on the West Side of Manhattan who mourns the recent death of the hotel’s night clerk, Hughie, with tall tales of his past glory days.
Opening: March 6, 2016
Starring Academy Award®-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira’s intense play is about a group of women being held captive in Liberia. Making her Broadway debut, Nyong’o wrapped up an Off Broadway production of Eclipsed in November.
Opening: March 8, 2016
A musical comedy inspired by 1970s disaster films, Disaster! Delivers earthquakes, tidal waves, infernos and laughter, together with the most unforgettable music of the ’70s. “Knock On Wood,” “Hooked On A Feeling,” “Sky High,” “I Am Woman” and “Hot Stuff” are just a few of the two dozen classic tracks featured in the show.
Opening: March 10, 2016
Jeff Daniels and Michelle Williams return to Broadway in one of the most powerful dramas of the century. The 2005 drama by Scottish playwright David Harrower explores the relationship between the middle-aged Ray and the now 27-year-old Una. The two last encountered each other 15 years earlier, when Ray was taken into custody following their illegal sexual affair. Despite Ray’s attempts to form a new identity, Una finds him and confronts him at his office.
She Loves Me
Opening: March 17, 2016
Based on the same story that inspired the hit movie You’ve Got Mail, She Loves Me follows Amalia and Georg, two parfumerie clerks who aren’t quite the best of friends. Constantly bumping heads while on the job, the sparring coworkers can’t seem to find common ground. But little do they know the anonymous pen pals they have both been falling for happen to be each other! Will love continue to blossom once their identities are finally revealed?
Opening: March 24, 2016
From Grammy® and Emmy® winner Steve Martin and Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Edie Brickell comes this hopeful and heart-swelling new bluegrass musical. Bright Star centers on a literary editor whose meeting with a young soldier fresh home from World War II prompts her to come face to face with her past. Martin pens the book and co-writes the music with composer-lyricist Brickell, basing the musical on their Grammy-winning country-bluegrass album “Love Has Come For You.”
Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre
Opening: April 20, 2016
Based on the best-selling novel by Bret Easton Ellis, the musical follows 26-year-old Patrick Bateman – a sophisticated, rich and handsome Wall Street banker in 1980s New York City. He’s got a sculpted body, a model-gorgeous girlfriend and a to-die-for apartment. There’s just one snag: He also has a murderous, psychopathic alter ego that he hides from his friends and co-workers.
Opening: April 26, 2016
The new musical based on Natalie Babbitt’s best-selling 1975 novel of the same name tells the story of Winnie Foster, who discovers the magical secret of the Tuck family. She embarks on an extraordinary adventure that will change her life forever.
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By: Jeff Hyatt