January brings in a breath of fresh air (literally) for a new year of action and introspection. What will your month look like and what should you focus on? Let Playbill horoscope guide you, as we tell you which musical theatre character mirrors your journey this month.
(December 22 – January 19)
Adam Maitland | Beetlejuice
This month Capricorn, it's time to take a break at home. The holidays kept you busy with work and relationships. As Aries enters your fourth house of family and home—family matters, your home, and household improvements stand in the spotlight. Stay positive and recharge in your house (even if it means you're haunting it). Like Adam Maitland, take a look around your place and make small improvements that will make a huge impact.
(January 20 – February 18)
Emma Nolan | The Prom
You’re feeling feisty Aquarius! As a quintessential Air sign you have ideas, social plans, and bucket list items you want to achieve this year. Start them in January! Mercury in Capricorn will move forward in your twelfth house of seclusion releasing any roadblocks that have been in your way. Trust your thoughts like Emma and breathe. New things are coming your way so long as you take action.
(February 19 – March 20)
Eliza Hamilton | Hamilton
Communication is key for you this month, Pisces. You’re a dreamer and an idealist but this January, you’ll be able to express exactly what you think and how you feel. Mercury goes direct in Capricorn in your eleventh house, meaning you’ll experience improved communications from friends and professional groups. Like Eliza Hamilton, you’ll be able to eloquently speak your mind in regards to family relationships and those around you.
(March 21 – April 19)
Princess Fiona | Shrek the Musical
It's a new year, Aries and with that means a restart on the things you left behind. You may have felt stalled or stuck in a rut in 2022 due to things out of your control. But that's all about to change! Several planets shift direction this month, which will allow you to resume plans that you have previously put on pause. Similar to Princess Fiona, you've been waiting for your time to shine and start a new adventure. This month is the time to take charge and reach the goals you've been dreaming of.
(April 20 – May 20)
King Mongkut of Siam | The King and I
Taurus, with three retrograde planets about to shift, you may feel a little uneasy this January. The new year may have begun but you’re feeling like you have various loose ends to tie up. Focus on being kind to yourself and taking time at home to rest. Just like the King of Siam, remember that your strength lies within you and sometimes the best solutions are right in front of you.
(May 21 – June 20)
The Beast | Beauty and the Beast
With Mars in Gemini going direct in your first house this January, it is your time to shine! Friendly and enthusiastic, you’ll enter this new year eager to move along with plans, spend time with people close to you, and make financial gains. However, as Mars is the planet of aggression, be sure to keep your anger in check. Lead with kindness and an open mind and good opportunities will come to you like with The Beast.
(June 21 – July 22)
Katherine Plumber | Newsies
Prepare for career growth and prospects, Cancer! With a turbulent 2022 behind you, Jupiter in Aries enters your tenth house of ambition and organization, meaning you’ll be professionally impressive to others and attract the attention of higher authorities. Pursue your passions like Katherine Plumber and don’t lose sight of your career goals. January is also a joyous time filled with friends old and new. These people may even drive your ambitions further.
(July 23 – August 22)
Princess Jasmine | Aladdin
You’re so used to being in charge, Leo, that you’re yearning for a change! With three retrograde
planets shifting, you’re restless and ready for a big adventure. This could be in your career,
relationships, housing, or travel. Just like Princess Jasmine, you believe there is more beyond
your palace walls. This month, take time to travel, start a new hobby, or even pursue a new
romantic relationship that may sweep you off your feet.
(August 23 – September 22)
Penny Pingleton | Hairspray
It’s time to let your hair down, Virgo! You’ve spent 2022 focusing on your goals, independence, and money. January 2023 is about celebrating your achievements. As the most organized of the zodiac, organize time with friends! Spend your hard earned money (wisely) on entertainment or a much-needed trip for yourself. Break your chains and explore your opportunities like Penny Pingleton—you’re a checkerboard chick now!
(September 23 – October 22)
Emcee | Cabaret
You’ll start the new year off strong, Libra! Greet the new year by finalizing plans, setting new goals, and enjoying time with your family and friends. You’re social and you know it. With Mars in Gemini entering your ninth house, you’ll be naturally charismatic (even more than you already are). As the Emcee in your life, this could also lead to new money, money, money, and networking opportunities that you’re finally ready to take on.
(October 23 – November 21)
Elsa | Frozen
Your mind is on getting what you want this year, Scorpio. Like Elsa, step into your power and focus on the things you desire in life. Take the time to reflect on relationships you’d like to keep or let go of. Look at your finances and identify areas of stress. Seek out the advice of those closest to you about any qualms you may have. With a little introspection and courage in January, you can start this year off on the right foot.
(November 22 – December 21)
Tanya | Mamma Mia
Lay all your love out in January! Mars in Gemini goes direct in your seventh house of partnerships this month, Sagittarius—meaning you’ll be naturally focused on the relationships around you (romantic or otherwise). You’ll channel gregarious Tanya this month by spending time with your best friends. Don’t be afraid of exciting new dates or trips with your dynamos. Who knows, maybe even plan for a Greek getaway!