There are a variety of upcoming new Broadway shows opening in the coming months that offer something for everyone. A host of productions are making their way to the New York stage featuring the best in musical comedy and drama.
220 West 48th St•New York
Opening: November 15, 2018
The newest musical comedy to hit Broadway will leave you rolling in the aisles with laughter while being musically entertained in the process. When news gets to New York of a small town Indiana High School canceling prom rather than allowing two females to attend as a couple, a group of Broadway actors decide to get involved. You are guaranteed lots of drama, loads of issues to deals with, and a ton of laughs to be had in the process. All while delivering a well-meaning message along the way.
The Cher Show
Neil Simon Theatre
250 West 52nd Street•New York
Opening: December 3, 2018
If tunes like “If I Could Turn Back Time,” “Believe, and ” “Fernando,” get your toes tapping then you’re in for a treat with Broadway’s upcoming production of The Cher Show. The show will take theatergoers on a funny, entertaining, and emotionally driven ride through the life of The Goddess of Pop. The production portrays a Variety Show style, mimicking the long-running popular American show The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour. Cher herself had an intricate part in the development of the show. Viewers will witness all the stages of Cher’s life and enjoy features of many of her most popular songs.
To Kill A Mockingbird
225 W 44th St•New York
Opening: December 13, 2018
This beloved classic by Harper Lee will soon be making its way to the Broadway stage. This iconic piece of American literature, first published in 1960, was inspired by the author’s own experiences growing up in Alabama. It’s no wonder this story of fairness and tolerance in the southern region of the United States was named “Best Novel of the Twentieth Century” by American librarians. Come see how the story unfolds on stage.
111 West 44th St•New York
Opening: December 6, 2018
Theatregoers are treated to witnessing a live performance by award-winning American actor, Bryan Cranston. The show is an adaptation of well-known 1976 film by the same name. The story centres around the life of news anchorman, Howard Beale. The network has not been pleased with Beale as he has not been pulling in as many viewers as the network would like to see. His days as an anchorman at the network are numbered. On his last scheduled broadcast, Beale loses his cool live on set and quickly becomes the hottest thing on television.
Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
261 W 47th St•New York
Opening: January 10, 2018
The setting for this Broadway drama takes place at Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys. This institution’s mission is focused on producing well educated, strong, and ethical black young men. When one student has aspirations of taking the lead in the prestigious school choir his struggles with his sexuality come into play. After hearing taunts at a choir performance, he’s torn between achieving his goals and remaining true to himself in the process.
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