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Broadway News Schedule of Upcoming and Announced Broadway Shows

See what’s coming soon, what’s premiering out of town, and what’s in development.

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This list is updated regularly. It is organized by start of previews.

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2022-2023 Season

Theatre: St. James
First Preview: June 28, 2022
Opening: July 10, 2022
Creative Team: Lear deBessonet (director), Stephen Sondheim (music and lyrics), James Lapine (book), Lorin Lattaro (choreography), Rob Berman (music director), David Rockwell (scenic design), Andrea Hood (costume design), Tyler Micoleau (lighting design), Scott Lehrer (co-sound design), Alex Neumann (co-sound design), Cookie Jordan (hair, makeup, and wig design), and James Ortiz (puppet design)
About: Little Red has strayed far from the path, Jack’s found a second beanstalk, Prince Charming’s eyes are wandering, and there’s a Witch living next door. Stephen Sondheim’s most popular musical turns the world of fairy tales topsy-turvy, reminding us that granted wishes often bring complications. Filled with exquisite music and brilliant lyrics, this innovative new production is sure to enchant as it ventures beyond “happily ever after.”

Theatre: The Hayes
First Preview: July 6, 2022
Opening: July 21, 2022
Creative Team: Giles Croft (director), Matthew Spangler (script), Barney George (scenic and costume designer), Charles Balfour (lighting designer), Drew Baumohl (sound designer), William Simpson (projection designer), Jonathan Girling (composer and musical supervisor), Kitty Winter (movement director), Humaira Ghilzai (cultural advisor and script consultant), and Damian
Sandys (associate director).
About: The Kite Runner is a haunting tale of friendship spanning cultures and continents, that follows one man’s journey to confront his past and find redemption. Afghanistan is a divided country on the verge of war and two childhood friends are about to be torn apart. It’s a beautiful afternoon in Kabul and the skies are full of the excitement and joy of a kite flying tournament. But neither Hassan nor Amir can foresee the terrible incident which will shatter their lives forever.

Theatre: TBA
First Preview: September 13, 2022
Opening: October 11, 2022
Creative Team: Jerry Herrin (director), Tom Kitt (music), Cameron Crowe (book and lyrics), Sarah O'Gleby (choreographer), Bryan Perri (music supervisor), Derek McLane (scenic designer), David Zinn (costume designer), Natasha Katz (lighting designer), Peter Hylenski (sound designer), Luc Verschueren (hair and makeup designer), and Lorenzo Pisoni (physical movement coordinator).
About: Based on the 2000 film of the same name, the musical features a score by Tony and Pulitzer winner Kitt and a book and lyrics by Crowe, who earned an Oscar for penning the original film based on his own teenage experience. The coming-of-age story tracks a 15-year-old music fan named William who lands a Rolling Stone assignment following the emerging band Stillwater on tour.

Theatre: The Longacre
First Preview: September 14, 2022
Opening: October 2, 2022
Creative Team: Tom Stoppard (playwright), Richard Hudson (scenic design), Brigitte Reiffenstuel (costume design) Neil Austin (lighting design), Adam Cork (sound and original music), Isaac Madge (video design), and Emily Jane Boyle (movement).
About: Set over several decades in Vienna, Austria, and following the lives of a singular extended family, the play explores the human condition and its resilience in the face of traumatic history before and after World War II.

Theatre: American Airlines Theatre
First Preview: September 16
Opening: October 6
Creative Team: Jeffrey L. Page and Diane Paulus (directors), Sherman Edwards (music and lyrics), Peter Stone (book, updated from John O'Hara's)
About: This musical retelling of the American Revolutionary War will be produced in partnership between the Roundabout Theatre Company and the American Repertory Theater at Harvard University.

Theatre: The Hudson
First Preview: September 19, 2022
Opening: TBA
Creative Team: Miranda Cromwell (director)
About: Olivier Award nominee Wendell Pierce and 2022 Tony nominee Sharon D Clarke reprise their roles as Willy and Linda Loman in a revival-told for the first time on Broadway-from the perspective of an African American family. A new cast of supporting actors join the production in New York, led by Tony winner André De Shields and Khris Davis. This powerful interpretation of Miller’s classic drama illuminates the dark underbelly of the American Dream and its elusive promise of equality and opportunity for all.

Theatre: St. James
First Preview: September 19, 2022
Opening: TBA
Creative Team: LaTanya Richardson Jackson (director), Beowulf Boritt (scenic designer), Toni-Leslie James (costume designer), Japhy Weideman (lighting designer), Scott Lehrer (sound designer), and Cookie Jordan (wig designer).
About: The play is the fourth in Wilson's Century Cycle, which explores the Black experience in every decade of the 20th century with such works as Fences, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, and Jitney, among others. The Piano Lesson is set in Pittsburgh's Hill District in 1936, with a brother and sister embroiled in a battle over a family heirloom piano carved with the faces of their ancestors. The upcoming production will be its first Broadway revival.

Theatre: John Golden Theatre
First Preview: September 27, 2022
Opening: October 20, 2022
Creative Team: Suzan-Lori Parks (playwright), Kenny Leon (director)
About: A 20th anniversary revival of Suzan-Lori Parks' Pulitzer-winning work about two brothers playing three card monte who discover the true nature of their history.

Theatre: The Booth
First Preview: October 12, 2022
Opening: November 10, 2022
Creative Team: Jessica Stone (director), Jeanine Tesori (music), David Lindsay-Abaire (book), Danny Mefford (choreographer) Chris Fenwick (music director),
John Clancy (orchestrator, with additional orchestrations by Macy Schmidt), David Zinn (scenic designer), Sarah Laux (costume designer), Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew (lighting
designer), Kai Harada (sound designer), Lucy MacKinnon (projection designer), and J. Jared Janas (wig, hair, and make-up designer).
About: Kim is a bright and funny Jersey teen, who happens to look like a 72-year-old lady. And yet her aging disease may be the least of her problems. Forced to maneuver family secrets, borderline personalities, and possible felony charges, Kim is determined to find happiness in a world where not even time is on her side.

Theatre: Circle in the Square
First Preview: October 13, 2022
Opening: November 20, 2022
Creative team: Jason Lim (book), Helen Park and Max Vernon (score), Teddy Bergman (director)
About: A musical concert set inside the world of a KPOP record label. An Off-Broadway production played Ars Nova, Ma-Yi Theater, and the Woodshed Collective in 2017, going on to win the 2018 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Musical. Producers eyed an Off-Broadway revival in a new space but set their sights on Broadway plans with a casting call in 2019.

Theatre: The Shubert
First Preview: November 1, 2022
Opening: December 11, 2022
Creative Team: Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman (score), Matthew Lopez and Amber Ruffin (book), Casey Nicholaw (director)
About: A musical adaptation of the classic Billy Wilder film, which starred Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, and Marilyn Monroe. A world premiere in Chicago was recently scrapped in favor of direct-to-NYC production.

Theatre: Broadhurst
First Preview: November 2, 2022
Opening: December 4, 2022
Creative Team: Michael Mayer (director), Anthony McCarten (book), Steven Hoggett (choreographer)
About: The Broadway-aimed musical about the life of singer-songwriter Neil Diamond will open June 21, 2022, at Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre.

Theatre: Beaumont
First Preview: November 3, 2022
Opening: December 18, 2022
Creative Team: Barlett Sher (director), Aaron Sorkin (additional book), Alan Jay Lerner (original book and lyrics), Frederick Loewe (music)
About: Lincoln Center Theater will bring the world of Lerner & Loewe’s Camelot to vibrant life once again when it produces a new version of the classic tale, reimagined for the 21st century.


Theatre: TBD
First Preview: TBD
Creative Team: Wayne Cilento (director) plus producers Joey Parnes and Nicole Fosse (daughter of Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon and artistic director of the Verdon Fosse Legacy)
About: The Bob Fosse musical revue features an eclectic songlist from Neil Diamond to George M. Cohan. Cilento starred in the original 1978 Broadway production.

Theatre: TBD
First Preview: TBD
Creative Team: Savion Glover (choreographer, co-director) Tony Goldwyn (co-director), Richard LaGravenese (book),
About: The primary setting has been re-imagined as a South Side Chicago nightclub in the 1940s; the character of Linda, formerly a stenographer-clerk, is now an aspiring singer.

Theatre: TBD
First Preview: TBD
Creative Team: Rebecca Taichman (director), Enda Walsh (book), Gary Clark and John Carney (score)
Cast: TBD
About: The show explores the power of first love and music against the backdrop of 1980s Dublin.


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Creative Team: Josh Goldsmith and Cathy Yuspa (book), Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner (music and lyrics), Andy Fickman (director)
About: New musical based on the 2004 hit movie of the same title about a gawky teenage girl who uses “wishing dust” to transform herself into a glamorous adult.

Creative Team: Marco Pennette (book), music and lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner (music and lyrics), Adam Shankman (director)
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.

Creative Team: Melvin Van Peebles (book, music, and lyrics), Kenny Leon (director), Lia Vollack (producer), Mario Van Peebles (creative producer)
About: A revival of the 1971 Tony-nominated musical exploring the life of Black Americans in underserved city neighborhoods.

Creative Team: Adam McKay (book and director)
About: A new musical based on the popular teen comic books that is a co-production of the website Funny Or Die and Archie Comics.

Creative Team: David Austin (music), Iris Rainer Dart (lyrics & book), Thom Thomas (book), Eric Schaeffer (director)
About: Vivacious, outlandish Cee Cee and beautiful, privileged Bertie meet as children and become fast friends. From pen-pals to roommates to romantic rivals, their oil-and-water friendship perseveres through even the most tragic trials.
Latest: Beaches continued its development with a second regional production at Drury Lane Theatre in Chicago in 2015, starring Whitney Bashor and Shoshana Bean

Creative Team: Carol Hall (music & lyrics), Peter Masterson and Larry L. King (book), Rob Ashford (director and choreographer), Jerry Frankel and Jeffrey Richards (producers)
About: 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.

Creative Team: Alexander Dinelaris (book), Lawrence Kasdan (source material)
Cast: Deborah Cox
About: Musical adapted from the Whitney Houston film about a pop star who falls in love with her bodyguard.
Latest: Originally presented in London, the stage musical toured North American 2017–2018. Regional productions have been staged across the globe.

Creative Team: Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman (score), Joshua Bergasse (choreographer)
About: Stage incarnation of the fictional Marilyn Monroe-centered musical whose creation was at the center of the TV series Smash.

Creative Team: Charles Randolph-Wright, BeBe Winans, and Lisa D'Amour (book); BeBe Winans (music and lyrics); Charles Randolph-Wright (director); Ron Gillyard and MyDestiny Productions (producers)
About: A story of family, love and forgiveness told through the incredible true story of BeBe Winans. Born For This is the family-friendly and universal story for anyone who has ever yearned for something—for anyone who is looking to find their purpose in life.

Creative Team: David Rossmer and Steve Rosen (book, music, and lyrics), Ken Davenport (producer)
About: Based on the characters from the Warner Bros. movie franchise, the musical was scheduled to make its world premiere in Fall 2020 at the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle, with direction and choreography by Donna Feore.

Creative Team: Susan Werner (music and lyrics), Ron Shelton (book)
About: 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.

Creative Team: Lawrence Wright (playwright), Molly Smith (director), Steve Traxler and Gerald Rafshoon (producers)
About: 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. The show 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.

Creative Team: Marc Acito (book), David Libby (additional original music), Tina Marie Casamento (conceiver), Denis Jones (director, choreographer)
About: 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, N.C., in November 2015, and a full production at Goodspeed Musicals in September 2016. A workshop was held in January 2019. A Paper Mill Playhouse production opened October 6, starring Ruby Rakos as Judy Garland, Max von Essen as Frank Gumm, and Lesli Margherita as Ethel Gumm.

Creative Team: Richard Adler and Jerry Ross (music and lyrics); George Abbott and Douglass Wallop (book); Kathleen Marshall (director); Jeffrey Richards, Scott Landis, Jerry Frankel, and Jay and Cindy Gutterman (producers)
About: 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.

Creative Team: Elton John (music), with lyrics by Shaina Taub (lyrics) and a book by Paul Rudnick (book), Anna D. Shapiro (director), Kevin McCollum (producer)
About: 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. A Chicago pre-Broadway tryout, starring Beth Leavel as Miranda Priestley and Taylor Iman Jones as Andy, is scheduled to begin performances July 19, 2022, at the James L. Nederlander Theatre.

Creative Team: Sheryl Crow (music and lyrics), Barry Levinson (book), Kathleen Marshall (director)
About: 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.

Target Opening: 2019
Creative Team Tom Eyen (book and lyrics), Henry Krieger (music), Casey Nicholaw (director), Sonia Friedman (producer)
About: A New York transfer of the hit London revival.

Creative Team: Robert L. Freedman (book and lyrics), Scott Frankel (music), Darko Tresnjak (director)
About: A musical adaptation of the hit 1984 Garry Marshall film, which follows an 18-year-old Brooklynite as he leaves his humble roots behind in favor of the sexy and alluring world of the private beach club, El Flamingo. A world premiere debuted at Hartford Stage in 2019, starring Jimmy Brewer, Adam Heller, Liz Larsen, Marc Kudisch, Lesli Margherita, Samantha Massell, Lindsey Brett Carothers, Ben Fankhauser, and Alex Wyse.

Theatre: TBA
Target Opening: TBA
Creative Team: Amy Morton (director), David Mamet (playwright)
About: An all-female production of the classic drama.

Creative Team: Florence Welch (lyrics), Florence Welch and Thomas Bartlett (music), Martyna Majok (book), Jeanie O'Hare (story consultant), Rebecca Frecknall (director)
About: A musical adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel, which entered the public domain in 2021. A recording of The Great Gatsby, A New Musical will be released on Warner Music.

Creative Team: Stephen A. Weiner (music), Peter Mills (lyrics), Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss (book), and John Rando (director)
About: 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. Following a November 2014 industry presentation (from Jeffrey Finn and Goodspeed Musicals) and an April 2016 lab, the musical made its official world premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse September 28–October 29, 2017, starring Michael McGrath, Laura Bell Bundy, Michael Mastro, and Leslie Kritzer.

Creative Team: Ellen Weston and Mark Hampton (book), Stephen Dorff (music), John Bettis (lyrics), and Joey McKneely (director and choreographer)
Cast: Deborah Cox
About: Musical based on the life of Jazz Age singer Josephine Baker. The show played a tryout at Asolo Rep in Florida April 27–May 29, 2016.

Target Opening: 2020
Creative Team: Jane Chambers (playwright); Cynthia Nixon (director); Harriet Newman Leve, Ellen DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi, Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner (producers)
About: It’s 1980 at Bluefish Cove: a lesbian beachside haven. Lil Zalinski and her close knit group of friends take refuge here each summer to live and love freely. When a straight woman named Eva wanders unknowingly into their midst, she sends The Cove into a tailspin and knocks Lil off her feet. The play made its world premiere 40 years ago Off-Broadway.

Target Opening: 2018
Creative Team: John Lahr (writer), Alan Jay Lerner (source material), Frederick Loewe and Burton Lane (music), Susan Stroman (director)
About: 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.

Creative Team: Book by Lisa Loomer (book), Laura Esquivel (source material), La Santa Cecilia (music), La Santa Cecilia and Quiara Alegría Hudes (lyrics), Michael Mayer (director)
About: An exclusive preview of two songs from the musical debuted during ¡Viva Broadway! Hear Our Voices in October 2020.

Creative Team: Trip Cullman (director)
About: A stage adaptation of Steven Soderbergh's film about male strippers. A private workshop was held April 2015 featuring Derek Klena and Taylor Louderman. A December 2019 premiere in Boston was canceled May 23, 2019.

Creative Team: Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (score), Susan Stroman (director and choreographer)
About: Formerly known as Little Dancer, the musical about Degas and ballerina Marie had a production at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre March 22–April 14, 2019, starring Tiler Peck, Terrence Mann, Karen Ziemba, Louise Pitre, Dee Hoty, and Jenny Powers.

Creative Team: Fran Drescher and Peter Marc Jacobson (book), Rachel Bloom and the late Adam Schlesinger (score), Marc Bruni (director)
About: A musical based on the popular sitcom series that ran during the '90s, starring Drescher.

Creative Team: Adrienne Kennedy (playwright), Kenny Leon (director)
Cast: Audra McDonald
About: The Broadway debut of Kennedy follows fiction author Suzanne Alexander as she returns to Ohio State University to talk about the violence in her writing. Soon after arriving, however, a dark mystery unravels.

Creative team: Kristin Hangii (director), Keone and Mari Madrid (choregraphers)
About: The Britney Speaks jukebox musical weaving together the pop star's hits to tell a fictional story about fairy tale princesses who want to change the narrative. The show will now have its world premiere in Washington, D.C. at Shakespeare Theatre Company in November 2021 after a Chicago staging was scrapped during the pandemic.

Creative Team: Book by Daniel Goldfarb (book), Bert Berns (music and lyrics), Steven Van Zandt (musical director)
About: 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.

Creative Team: Daniel Beaty (book), Tituss Burgess (music and lyrics), Michael Arden (director)
About: 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. A second reading was presented December 11, 2017, directed by Michael Arden.

Target Opening: 2017–2018 Season
Creative Team: Allen Boretz and John Murray (playwrights), Michael Pressman (director and producer), Andrew Ames (producer)
About: 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.

Target Opening: 2017–2018 season
Creative Team: Dan Charnas (book) with music and lyrics by multiple artists, Russell Simmons and Universal Music Group (producers)
About: A new musical set to three decades of hip-hop.

Target Opening: 2018–2019 Season
Creative Team: Lucy Simon (music), Marsha Norman (book and lyrics), Warren Carlyle (director(
About: 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 5th Avenue Theatre and Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington D.C., the Broadway-bound revival also played a stint in Houston October.

Creative Team: Rex Pickett (book), Anthony Adams (composer)
About: A brand-new musical, mounted by EFG-Renascence Productions, based on Pickett’s novel that was adapted into an Oscar-winning film and a play.

Creative Team: Bruce Vilanch (writer), Richard Robin (source material), Gabriel Barre (director), JoAnn M. Hunter (choreographer)
About: The musical tells the story of Cindy, a young woman who moves to New York City from the Midwest in 1965 with dreams of making a difference in the world. Set against the backdrop of women’s liberation, the civil rights movement, and the Vietnam War, the musical features the songs of a generation from Grammy Award–winning artist Petula Clark and multiple hit-makers of the day, such as “Downtown,” “You Don't Own Me,” “Don't Sleep in the Subway,” “The Shoop Shoop Song (It’s In His Kiss),” and “The Boy From New York City.” Developed at Goodspeed Musicals’ Norma Terris Theatre in summer 2016. A pre-Broadway production played Delaware Theater Company in 2018.

Creative Team: Dominique Morisseau (book), Kamilah Forbes (director), Camille. Brown (choreographer), Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Tony Cornelius, Anthony E. Zuiker, and Shawn Gee (executive producers)
About: The story of producer Don Cornelius, who created the long-running TV variety show Soul Train with a score including soul and R&B songs showcased in the series. A world premiere production is scheduled to premiere at ACT in San Francisco in October 2022.

Creative team: Charles Randolph-Wright (playwright), Ruben Santaigo-Hudson (director)
About: A new play about the life of Oscar winner and Tony nominee Sidney Poitier, based on Poitier's best-selling autobiography The Measure of a Man.

Creative Team: Irving Berlin (music & lyrics), Chad Beguelin (book), Christopher Gattelli (director)
About: 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 in January 2017 that a Broadway production is still several seasons off.

Creative Team: Jennifer Nettles (music), Adam Zotovich (producer)
About: The country star has her eye on bringing another merry murderess to the stage: 17th-century professional poisoner Giulia Tofana.

Creative Team: Gary Lenon (book), Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo (music and lyrics)
About: Jukebox musical that traces the personal and professional lives of rock vocalist Benatar and guitarist Giraldo. A workshop of the musical titled The Romeo & Juliet Project was scheduled in 2020 before the pandemic began.

Creative Team: Brian Yorkey (book and lyrics), Tom Kitt (music), Aaron Harnick (producer)
About: 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 played Off-Broadway at the Public Theater in fall 2021.

Theatre: TBA
Target Opening: TBA
Creative Team: Des McAnuff (director), Pete Townshend (book and score), John Entwistle and Keith Moon (additional music and lyrics)
About: The musical puts The Who’s original concept album on stage as a rock opera about a “deaf, dumb, and blind” boy who overcomes his disabilities with the help of ace pinball skills. Original Broadway director McAnuff returns to helm this updated production for the 2020 decade.

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