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SCHEDULED FOR THE 2017-18 SEASON

PRINCE OF BROADWAY
• Theatre: Samuel J. Friedman
• First Preview: August 3, 2017
• Opening: August 24, 2017
• Libretto by David Thompson; songs by Stephen Sondheim, Kander & Ebb, Strouse & Adams, Bock & Harnick, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Jason Robert Brown, and many others
• Co-directors: Hal Prince and Susan Stroman
• Cast Includes: Chuck Cooper, Emily Skinner, Tony Yazbeck, Brandon Uranowitz, Michael Xavier, Karen Ziemba
• Musical revue featuring highlights from the career of master showman Harold Prince. Had a tryout production in Japan in fall 2015.

TIME AND THE CONWAYS
• Theatre: American Airlines
• First Preview: September 14, 2017
• Opening: October 10, 2017
• Playwright: J.B. Priestley
• Director: Rebecca Taichman
• Cast Includes: Elizabeth McGovern, Anna Camp, Gabriel Ebert, Steven Boyer
Roundabout Theatre Company revival of this drama showing the status and dreams of British family just after World War I, and then as those dreams play out 19 years later.
• Limited run through November 26, 2017.

M. BUTTERFLY
• Theatre: Cort Theatre
• First Previews: October 7, 2017
• Opening: October 26, 2017
• Playwright: David Henry Hwang
• Director: Julie Taymor
• Cast Includes: Clive Owen
• Revival of the Tony-winning 1988 drama about a French diplomat who carries on an affair with a beautiful Chinese opera singer who he believes to be a woman, but who turns out to be a man.

JUNK
• Theatre: Vivian Beaumont
• First Preview: October 5, 2017
• Opening: November 2, 2017
• Playwright: Ayad Akhtar
• Director: Doug Hughes
• Cast Includes: Steven Pasquale
• New drama about a self-professed investment genius who touches off a financial civil war. Junk had its world premiere in August 2016 at California’s La Jolla Playhouse.

THE BAND'S VISIT
• Theatre: Ethel Barrymore
• First Preview: October 7, 2017
• Opening: November 9, 2017
• Music and Lyrics by David Yazbek
• Director: David Cromer
• The acclaimed Off-Broadway musical comes to Broadway, telling the story of an Egyptian police band that arrives in Israel to play a concert. When a mix-up at the border leaves them stranded with no bus or hotel in sight, these unlikely travelers must seek the help of the locals.

METEOR SHOWER
• Theatre: Booth Theatre
• First Preview: November 1, 2017
• Opening: November 29, 2017
• Written by Steve Martin
• Directed by Jerry Zaks
• Cast includes: Amy Schumer, Keegan-Michael Key, Laura Benanti, Alan Tudyk
• Two couples find themselves in marital freefall—and in a meteor shower—during one hot Ojai night.

THE PARISIAN WOMAN
• Theatre: Hudson Theatre
• First Preview: November 7, 2017
• Opening: November 30, 2017
• Written by Beau Willimon
• Directed by Pam MacKinnon
• Cast includes: Uma Thurman, Josh Lucas, Blair Brown
• in Washington, D.C., powerful friends are the only kind worth having. At the center is Chloe, a socialite armed with charm and wit, coming to terms with politics, her past, her marriage and an uncertain future.

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
• Theatre: Circle in the Square
• First Preview: November 9, 2017
• Opening: December 3, 2017
• Music and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty
• Director: Michael Arden
• A revival of the 1990 musical about a a peasant girl and her star-crossed romance with a young man from the wealthy side of her Caribbean island, which is ruled by four island gods.

SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS
• Theatre: Palace
• First Preview: November 6, 2017
• Opening: December 4, 2017
• Book by Kyle Jarrow, music by Steven Tyler, Cyndi Lauper, They Might Be Giants, Jonathan Coulton, Dirty Projectors, The Flaming Lips, Sara Bareilles, John Legend, Lady Antebellum, Panic! At the Disco, Plain White T's, T.I. and David Bowie.
• Director: Tina Landau
• Stage adaptation of the hit Nickelodeon cartoon series about the undersea residents of Bikini Bottom. The show had a Chicago tryout in summer 2016.

THE CHILDREN
• Theatre: Samuel J. Friedman
• First Preview: November 28, 2017
• Opening: December 12, 2017
• Playwright: Lucy Kirkwood
• Director: James Macdonald
• Cast: Francesca Annis, Ron Cook, and Deborah Findlay
• The story of two retired nuclear engineers living in a remote cottage on the British coast. When an old friend turns up at their door, a shocking discovery disrupts their quiet existence.

FARINELLI AND THE KING
• Theatre: Belasco
• First Preview: December 5, 2017
• Opening: December 17, 2017
• Playwright/Director: Claire van Kampen
• Cast: Mark Rylance
• Spain’s 18th-century King Philip V is lifted out of depression by the singing of operatic castrato Farinelli. Previously presented in London at Shakespeare’s Globe and in the West End.
• Limited run through March 25, 2018.

THE MINUTES
• Theatre: TBA
• First Preview: February 6, 2018
• Opening: March 8, 2018
• Playwright: Tracy Letts
• Director: Anna D. Shapiro
• Cast: TBA
• Drama about a clash of personalities at a small-town municipal meeting.
• Producer: Scott Rudin.
• Will play a world-premiere engagement at Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago November 9–December 31, 2017.

ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE
• Theatre: Marquis
• First Preview: February 16, 2018
• Opening: March 15, 2018
• Music and lyrics by Jimmy Buffet; book by Greg Garcia and Mike O'Malley
• Director: Christopher Ashley
• Cast: TBA
• “Featuring both original songs and your most-loved Jimmy Buffett classics, this new musical is the story of a tropical island resort and its part-time bartender, part-time singer and full time charmer who thinks he’s got life all figured out. Until a beautiful career-minded tourist steals his heart and makes him question everything.”
• The world premiere runs at La Jolla Playhouse May 9–June 25, 2017 and will tour through New Orleans, Houston, and Chicago.

FROZEN
• Theatre: St. James
• First Preview: February 22, 2018
• Opening: March 2018
• Music and Lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez. Book by Jennifer Lee
• Director: Michael Grandage
• Choreographer: Rob Ashford
• Cast: Caissie Levy, Patti Murin, Greg Hildreth, Robert Creighton, John Riddle, Jelani Alladin.
• Stage adaptation of the hit animated Disney film that won an Oscar for the song "Let It Go." Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story of a princess who freezes everything she touches.
• An out-of-town tryout will play the Denver Center for the Performing Arts August 17–October 1, 2017.

MEAN GIRLS
• Theatre: TBA
• First Preview: March 2018
• Opening: TBA
• Written by Jeff Richmond and Nell Benjamin (music & lyrics), Tina Fey (book)
• Director/choreographer: Casey Nicholaw
• Cast: Erika Henningsen, Kerry Butler, Taylor Louderman, Barrett Wilbert Weed, Ashley Park, Kate Rockwell, Grey Henson, Rick Younger
• A musical adaptation of the hit 2004 film comedy about rivalries among high school girls.
• Produced by Lorne Michaels and Stuart Thompson.
• A world premiere production will run October 31–December 3, 2017 at the National Theatre in Washington, DC.

MY FAIR LADY
• Theatre: Vivian Beaumont
• First Preview: March 15, 2018
• Opening: April 19, 2018
• Music by Frederick Loewe. Book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner.
• Director: Bartlett Sher
• Choreographer: Christopher Gattelli
• Cast: TBA
• Revival of the classic musical adaptation of Shaw's Pygmalion

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS 1 AND 2
• Theatre: Lyric
• First Preview: TBA
• Opening: April 22, 2018
• Written by Jack Thorne, based on a story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany
• Director: John Tiffany
• Cast: TBA
• Broadway transfer of the London phenomenon.
• Original stage play that continues the story of former boy wizard Harry Potter, his friends, and his son, in a time-traveling adventure to save the world from the evil Lord Voldemort.

KING KONG
• Theatre: Broadway Theatre
• Target Opening: Fall 2018
• Written by Jack Thorne (book), Marius de Vries and Eddie Perfect (score)
• Director and choreographer: Drew McOnie
• Cast: TBA
• A musical adaptation of Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace’s novella.
King Kong had its world premiere at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne, Australia.

IN THE WORKS

13 GOING ON 30
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Book by Josh Goldsmith and Cathy Yuspa, music and lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner
• Director: Andy Fickman
• Cast: TBA
• A gawky teenage girl uses “wishing dust” to transform herself into a glamorous adult.
• New musical based on the 2004 hit movie of the same title.

17 AGAIN
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Book by Marco Pennette, music and lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner
• Director: Adam Shankman
• Cast: TBA
• New musical based on the 2009 Zac Efron fantasy film about a man who gets to relive his youth.
• A developmental lab was held in New York November 2016.

ARCHIE
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Book by Adam McKay; songwriters TBA
• Director: Adam McKay
• Cast: TBA
• New musical based on the popular teen comic books.
• A co-production of the website Funny Or Die and Archie Comics.

BEACHES
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by David Austin (music), Iris Rainer Dart (lyrics & book), Thom Thomas (book)
• Director: Eric Schaeffer
• Cast: Whitney Bashor, Shoshana Bean
• Vivacious, outlandish Cee Cee and beautiful, privileged Bertie meet as children and become fast friends. From pen-pals to roommates to romantic rivals, Cee Cee and Bertie’s oil-and-water friendship perseveres through even the most tragic trials.
• Beaches continued its development with a second regional production at Drury Lane Theatre in Chicago, June–August 2015.

BEETLEJUICE
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Writers: Score by Eddie Perfect; book by Scott Brown and Anthony King
• Director: Alex Timbers
• Cast: TBA
• A musical version of the supernatural 1988 film comedy about a couple who hire an exorcist to remove a very naughty ghost from their new house.
• Produced by Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, the show reportedly had a 2016 New York reading starring Chris Fitzgerald.

THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Carol Hall (music & lyrics), Peter Masterson and Larry L. King (book)
• Director and Choreographer: Rob Ashford
• Cast: TBA
Whorehouse recounts the good times and the demise of the Chicken Ranch, known since the 1850s as one of the best pleasure palaces in all of Texas...that is, until the crusading television reporter Melvin P. Thorpe focuses his cameras and his righteous indignation on the institution.
Jerry Frankel and Jeffrey Richards will produce this revival. 

THE BODYGUARD
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Alexander Dinelaris (book) based on Lawrence Kasdan’s screenplay, with a score of pop hits by various composers.
• Director: TBA
• Cast: Deborah Cox
• New musical adapted from the Whitney Houston film about a pop star who falls in love with her bodyguard.
• Originally presented in London, the stage musical is currently on a North American tour.

BOMBSHELL
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Score by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman; librettist TBA
• Director: TBA; choreography by Joshua Bergasse
• Cast: TBA
• Stage incarnation of the fictional Marilyn Monroe-centered musical whose creation was at the center of the TV series Smash.

BULL DURHAM
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Susan Werner (music and lyrics), Ron Shelton (book)
• Director: TBA
• Cast: TBA
• A musical version of the film about a romance set in the world of minor league baseball, being produced by Jack Viertel.
• A world-premiere production starring Will Swenson had a run at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta in 2014. Co-producer Jack Viertel said a spring 2017 production was "likely."

CAMP DAVID
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Lawrence Wright
• Director: Molly Smith
• Cast: TBA
• A drama about President Jimmy Carter's Nobel Prize-winning efforts to bring the leaders of Israel and Egypt to sign a peace agreement after years of war.
Camp David had its world premiere at Washington D.C.’s Arena Stage in 2014. It played a pre-Broadway engagement at The Old Globe in San Diego May 13-June 19, 2016. It is scheduled to be produced on Broadway by Steve Traxler and Gerald Rafshoon.

CHASING RAINBOWS
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Book by Marc Acito. Music from the EMI/Feist Robbins catalog, All rights administered by Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC. Conceived by Tina Marie Casamento. Musical Arrangements by David Libby. Additional music by David Libby, and additional lyrics by Casamento/Acito/Libby.
• Cast: TBA
• The musical traces the early life of Judy Garland, from her small-town birth to her starring role in the film classic The Wizard of Oz.
• The show had a developmental world premiere production in Flat Rock, NC in November 2015, and a full production at Goodspeed Musicals in September 2016.

THE CHER SHOW
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Book by Rick Elice. Music by various composers.
• Cast: TBA
• The musical traces the career of pop star Cher
• Staged readings were held January 2–14, 2017.

DAMN YANKEES
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross (music and lyrics), George Abbott and Douglass Wallop (book)
• Cast: TBA
• Director: Kathleen Marshall
• Revival of the 1956 musical about a baseball fan who is induced to sell his soul by the devil so his favorite team can win the pennant.
• Produced by Jeffrey Richards, Scott Landis, Jerry Frankel, and Jay and Cindy Gutterman.
• Bryan Cranston’s name was reported in connection with the production, but not confirmed.

THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Music by Elton John. Book and lyrics by Paul Rudnick.
• Cast: TBA
• Being produced by Bob Cohen of Fox Stage Productions and Kevin McCollum
• New musical based on Lauren Weisberger’s 2003 novel and the 2006 film about a woman who becomes assistant to the notorious editor of a topline fashion magazine.

DINER
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Sheryl Crow (music and lyrics), Barry Levinson (book)
• Director: Kathleen Marshall
• Cast: TBA
• It's Christmas 1959 in Baltimore and six high school buddies, now in their twenties, reunite at their old hangout, The Fells Point Diner—before one of them ties the knot.
Diner first postponed its Broadway opening from April 2013 to fall 2013. A staged reading was held in New York December 2013, and a regional premiere ran through January 2015 at Signature Theatre in Virginia. Delaware Theatre Company hosted a second regional tryout in December 2015.

DREAMGIRLS
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2018
• Book and lyrics by Tom Eyen, music by Henry Krieger
• Cast: TBA
• Director: Casey Nicholaw
• Revival of the 1980 musical about the rise and fall of an R&B singing group.
• New York transfer of the hit London revival, from producer Sonia Friedman.

THE FLAMINGO KID
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Book and lyrics by Robert L. Freedman and music by Scott Frankel.
• Director: TBA
• Cast: TBA
• A musical adaptation of the hit 1984 Garry Marshall film.
• An 18-year-old Brooklynite leaves his humble roots behind in favor of the sexy and alluring world of the private beach club, El Flamingo.

GETTIN’ THE BAND BACK TOGETHER
• Theatre: TBA
• Opening: TBA
• Music and Lyrics by Mark Allen, book by Ken Davenport and a collective calling itself Grundleshotz
• Director: John Rando. Choreographer: Kelly Devine
• Cast: TBA
• New musical about an investment banker who loses his job and decides to restart his life by reorganizing his high school rock band.

GYPSY
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2018
• Director: Jonathan Kent
• Cast: Imelda Staunton
• Broadway transfer of the musical biography of stripper queen Gypsy Rose Lee and her driven mother, with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Arthur Laurents.
• This production was a hit in London in 2015. Staunton has said the production will transfer to NY, but there has been no official word from producers.

HADESTOWN
• Theatre: TBA
• Opening: TBA
• Written by Anaïs Mitchell
• Director: Rachel Chavkin
• Cast: TBA
• Broadway transfer of the folk opera based on the Greek legend of Orpheus and Eurydice,
• This production had a successful run Off-Broadway in 2016, plus a March 2017 workshop at New York Theatre Workshop. It is scheduled for a November 2017 production in Edmonton, Canada.

HALF TIME (formerly GOTTA DANCE)
• Theatre: TBA
• Opening: TBA
• Written by Matthew Sklar & Marvin Hamlisch (music), Nell Benjamin (lyrics), Chad Beguelin & Bob Martin (book), Ester Dean (additional music)
• Director: Jerry Mitchell
• Cast: Lillias White, Georgia Engel
• In 2007, a group of expert dancers was tasked with getting professional basketball’s first ever senior citizen dance team performance-ready. The venue? Center court. The genre? Hip-hop. Over the coming months, bonds would be formed, generation gaps would be crossed, and, eventually, some pretty hot moves would be busted.
• Based on the 2008 documentary Gotta Dance, the show made its world premiere in December 2015 at Broadway In Chicago’s Bank of America Theatre. It will play the Paper Mill Playhouse in May 2018. Producers are Dori Berinstein and Bill Damaschke.

HEAD OVER HEELS
• Theatre: TBA
• Opening: TBA
• Director: Michael Mayer
• Cast: TBA
• Book by Jeff Whitty. Music by the Go-Go’s
• New musical based on Philip Sidney’s Arcadia, showcasing the music of the punk band the Go-Go’s.
• Co-produced by Gwyneth Paltrow and Donovan Leitch.

THE HONEYMOONERS
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Stephen A. Weiner (music), Peter Mills (lyrics), Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss (book)
• Director: John Rando
• Cast: Michael McGrath, Hank Azaria, Laura Bell Bundy and Leslie Kritzer.
• Ralph Kramden and his buddy Ed Norton are back and still shooting for the moon in this world-premiere musical. After shocking their wives by winning a high profile jingle contest, they are catapulted out of Brooklyn and into the cutthroat world of Madison Avenue.
• An industry presentation was held November 2014, produced by Jeffrey Finn and Goodspeed Musicals and starring Michael McGrath, Hank Azaria, Leslie Kritzer and Megan Hilty. A full fall production at Goodspeed was subsequently canceled. McGrath, Azaria, Bundy and Kritzer took part in an April 2016 lab presentation in New York.

JOSEPHINE
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Book by Ellen Weston and Mark Hampton; music by Stephen Dorff; and lyrics by John Bettis
• Director and choreographer: Joey McKneely
• Cast: Deborah Cox
• Musical based on the life of Jazz Age singer Josephine Baker.
• Played a tryout at Asolo Rep in Florida April 27-May 29, 2016.

THE LATE GREAT ME: AN EVENING WITH ALAN JAY LERNER
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2018
• Written by John Lahr, based on the lyrics of Alan Jay Lerner. Music by Frederick Loewe and Burton Lane
• Director: Susan Stroman
• Cast: TBA
• A new musical based on the life of My Fair Lady lyricist Lerner.
• A private reading was held in fall 2016; a full workshop was held in March 2017 by producers Julian Schlossberg, Roy Furman, and Liza Lerner.

MAGIC MIKE
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Tom Kitt (music), Brian Yorkey (lyrics), Roberto Aguire-Sacasa (book)
• Director: TBA
• Cast: TBA
• A stage adaptation of Steven Soderbergh's film about male strippers.
• A private workshop was held April 2015 featuring Derek Klena and Taylor Louderman.

MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Book by John Logan
• Director: Alex Timbers
• Cast: TBA
• Stage adaptation of Baz Luhrman's 2001 Oscar-nominated movie musical about a poet entranced by a cabaret singer.
• Had an April–May 2017 reading in New York.

PIECE OF MY HEART: THE BERT BERNS STORY
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Book by Daniel Goldfarb; music and lyrics by Bert Berns
• Musical Director: Steven Van Zandt
• Cast: TBA
• A musical that showcases the songbook of 1960s hitmaker Bert Berns.
• The show was first presented Off-Broadway in 2014, and is planned for Broadway by a producing team that includes Merged Work Productions, Jack Thomas, Steven Van Zandt, Paul Shaffer, Maureen Van Zandt and Joe Grano.

THE PREACHER’S WIFE
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Daniel Beaty (book), Tituss Burgess (music and lyrics)
• Director: TBA
• Cast: TBA
• New musical based on the 1996 film of the same title.
• An industry reading of The Preacher's Wife was presented in Manhattan September 12, 2016, starring Loretta Devine and Ledisi. Olivier nominee Stafford Arima directed with musical direction by James Sampliner.

THE PROM
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Bob Martin (book), Chad Beguelin (lyrics), Matthew Sklar (music)
• Director: Casey Nicholaw
• Cast: TBA
• An original musical about a gay couple who want to attend their high school prom.
• Had a “pre-Broadway” premiere production at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta in August 2016. Producers are Dori Berinstein and Bill Damaschke.

REAR WINDOW
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2017
• Written by John Michael Hayes (original screenplay), Keith Reddin (adaptation)
• Director: Darko Tresnjak
• Cast: TBA
• Keith Reddin (Maybe, Black Snow) adapted the play from the original 1942 short story, about a housebound man who witnesses a murder in a nearby building. The tale is best known from Alfred Hitchcock's Academy Award-nominated 1954 film.
• Producers Charlie Lyons, Lias J. Steen, Jay Russell and Tim Guinee announced this project in June 2013 with no set timetable. The show had a regional premiere at Hartford Stage in October 2015 starring Kevin Bacon.

THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Playwright: Jim Cartwright
• Director: TBA
• Cast: Christina Bianco
• Revival of the Broadway play with music, about a reclusive girl who can imitate famous singing divas.

ROMAN HOLIDAY
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Book by Paul Blake, Kathy Speer and Terry Grossman. Score by Cole Porter.
• Director: Marc Bruni
• Cast: TBA
• Musical stage adaptation of the Gregory Peck-Audrey Hepburn romantic film comedy.
• Had a May-June 2017 tryout at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Theatre.

ROOM SERVICE
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2017-2018 Season
• Playwrights: Allen Boretz and John Murray
• Director: Michael Pressman
• Cast: TBA
• Revival of the 1937 Broadway screwball comedy about a penniless Broadway producer who will do anything to stay in his hotel room so he can get a career-saving hit off the ground.
• Produced by Michael Pressman and Andrew Ames.

THE SCENARIO
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2017-2018 season
• Written by Dan Charnas (book) with music and lyrics by multiple artists
• Director: TBA
• Cast: TBA
• A new musical set to three decades of hip-hop.
• A co-production of Russell Simmons and Universal Music Group

THE SECRET GARDEN
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Lucy Simon (music) and Marsha Norman (book and lyrics)
• Director: David Armstrong
• Cast: TBA
• Revival of the 1991 musical based on Frances Hodgson Burnett’s story about an orphan girl who finds renewal when she discovers a locked, dead garden and brings it back to life.
• A co-production of Seattle's The 5th Avenue Theatre and Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington D.C.

SHERLOCK HOLMES
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2017-18 season
• Written by Rachel Wagstaff and Duncan Abel
• Director: Daniel Evans
• Cast: TBA
• The Victorian British sleuth lives again in this new play, produced by Antonio R. Marion, which is scheduled to premiere in the U.K in summer 2017 before Broadway.

SIGN OF THE TIMES
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Bruce Vilanch, based on an original story by Richard Robin, with songs by various composers
• Director: TBA
• Cast: TBA
• Musical that employs the song catalog of Grammy Award-winning British pop artist Petula Clark and other artists of the early and mid 1960’s, including “Downtown,” “Call Me,” “Don't Sleep in the Subway,” and “The Boy From New York City.”
• Developed at Goodspeed Musicals’ Norma Terris Theatre in summer 2016, the show tells the story of a young woman named Cindy who comes to New York in 1965.

SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; score by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed
• Director: Robert Carsen
• Cast: TBA
• Revival of the stage adaptation of the 1952 film musical.
• This production originated at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris. 

SOUL TRAIN
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2017
• Written by Anthony E. Zuiker (book)
• Director: TBA
• Cast: TBA
• The story of producer Don Cornelius, who created the long-running TV variety show Soul Train. Score includes soul and R&B songs showcased in the series.

SOUSATZKA (formerly MADAME SOUSATZKA)
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: Fall 2017
• Music and lyrics by Richard Maltby and David Shire Jr.; book by Craig Lucas
• Directed by Adrian Noble, with choreography by Graciela Daniele
• Cast: Victoria Clark and Judy Kaye
• Musical based on the novel Madame Sousatzka by Bernice Rubens, which was adapted previously as a 1988 film starring Shirley MacLaine as a stern Russian piano teacher who changes the life of a young boy.
• A spring 2017 tryout was held in Toronto.

SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Director: Des McAnuff
• Cast: TBA
• Musical biography the late iconic disco diva, using the songs she made famous, including “Hot Stuff,” “On the Radio,” “Bad Girls,” and “MacArthur Park.”
• Tommy Mottola and The Dodgers produced a workshop in late summer 2016. A tryout is scheduled at La Jolla Playhouse during the 2017-2018 season.

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2017-18 season
• Written by Aaron Sorkin
• Director: Bartlett Sher
• Cast: TBA
• Based on Harper Lee's novel of the same title.

TOP HAT
• Theatre: TBA
• Opening: TBA
• Written by Irving Berlin (music & lyrics), Chad Beguelin (book)
• Director: Christopher Gattelli
• Cast: TBA
• The glamour of Hollywood’s golden age and the glorious, tap-dancing magic of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers comes to the stage in this classic dance musical.
• Premiered on the West End in 2013 in an earlier version, directed by Matthew White and choreographed by Bill Deamer. The first New York developmental lab was held in March 2014. A second lab was held May-June 2015, directed by Christopher Gattelli. Gattelli told Playbill.com in January 2017 that a Broadway production is still several seasons off.

TREVOR: THE MUSICAL
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Julianne Wick Davis (music) and Dan Collins (book and lyrics)
• Director: Marc Bruni
• Cast: TBA
• Based on the Peggy Rajski's Oscar-winning 1994 short film about a gay 13-year-old who is obsessed with singer Diana Ross.
• A fall 2017 tryout is scheduled for Writers Theatre in Glencoe, Illinois.

UNTITLED BRITNEY SPEARS MUSICAL
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Featuring music by Britney Spears
• Director: Jerry Mitchell
• Cast: TBA
• Jukebox musical weaving together the pop star's hits to tell a fictional story.

UNTITLED PAT BENATAR MUSICAL
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2017
• Written by Gary Lenon (book), Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo (music and lyrics)
• Director: TBA
• Cast: TBA
• Jukebox musical that traces the personal and professional lives of rock vocalist Benatar and guitarist Giraldo.

THE VISITOR
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Brian Yorkey (book and lyrics) and Tom Kitt (music)
• Director: TBA
• Cast: TBA
• Musical based on the 2007 Thomas McCarthy film of the same title about a widower who befriends a Syrian immigrant in post-9/11 New York City.
• The show is being produced by Aaron Harnick.


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