Broadway Week 2015 January 09 2015
Broadway Week is everyone’s big chance to see a show at a very affordable price, with two-for-one tickets to select Broadway productions from January 21 — February 6.
You can buy tickets starting today January 9, 2014 at 10:30 am. Tickets are available online. Please see specific information on blackout dates and exceptions for each show, as well as guidelines on the NYC & Company site at the bottom of the page.
NYC & Company, the official tourist office of New York City, created the offer in partnership with The Broadway League. Long-running favorites such as “Chicago” and “The Lion King” are being joined by new participating Broadway Week shows such as “Kinky Boots,” “Matilda the Musical” and “After Midnight.”
All the Broadway shows participating in the Broadway Week 2015 discount offer are listed below.
Disney's latest Broadway adaptation brings the fantastical world of streetwise hero Aladdin, his love Princess Jasmine, his evil nemesis Jafar and his magical sidekick the Genie to the Great White Way. Featuring beloved songs from the film's acclaimed soundtrack, this high-energy, visually stunning musical is directed by The Book of Mormon's Tony-winning Casey Nicholaw.
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Broadway phenom and Tony Award nominee Jessie Mueller (Mystery of Edwin Drood, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Nice Work If You Can Get It) stars as singer-songwriter King in this biographical musical, which uses the singer's most beloved songs to chart her journey—from humble Brooklyn beginnings to her years as a Brill Building songwriter alongside husband Gerry Goffin, through the release of her seminal albumTapestry and her rise to become one of the most successful female singer-songwriters of all time.
Emma Stone makes her Broadway debut as Sally Bowles in this revival ofCabaret, based on Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes' acclaimed 1998 Broadway staging of the musical. Alan Cumming will also reprise his Tony-winning turn as the Master of Ceremonies in this classic tale of love, loss and nightclub life in Weimar Berlin.
Chicago The Musical
This quintessential Broadway experience features show-stopping tunes, slinky dancing and a story that revolves around murder, heartache, betrayal, revenge, friendship, fame and all that jazz. You won’t be disappointed by this Tony Award-winning show, which spawned the hit movie.
The curious incident of the dog in the night-time
An intelligent but unusual 15-year-old boy goes on a quest to prove his innocence in the death of a neighbor’s dog—and unearths a few secrets along the way. Based on Mark Haddon’s internationally best-selling novel of the same name, this drama comes to Broadway following a successful production in London’s West End, where it won seven Olivier Awards, including Best New Play.
A delicate balance
Emmy and Tony Award winner Glenn Close and Golden Globe and Emmy winner John Lithgow lead an illustrious cast in this revival of Edward Albee’s Pulitzer Prize–winning drama. Tony Award nominee Bob Balaban and Emmy and Tony Award nominee Martha Plimpton co-star in this sharply observed portrait of a suburban couple, whose bland routine is shattered by the arrival of some houseguests and the return of their newly divorced daughter.
This 2012 Pulitzer Prize–winning drama about race, assimilation, Muslim-American cultural identity and dinner parties finally comes to Broadway, after wildly successful runs in Chicago, London and Off-Broadway. London cast member Hari Dhillon stars alongside Boardwalk Empire’s Gretchen Mol and How I Met Your Mother’s Josh Radnor as guests at a dinner party where a discussion of traditions, race and faith turns uneasy.
A gentleman’s guide to love and murder
This lighthearted musical comedy about envy, intrigue and murder in Edwardian Britain follows the sinister efforts of a young man who—after finding himself ninth in line for dukedom—decides that he has no option but to knock off each of the eight relatives ahead of him…all of whom are portrayed by Tony winner Jefferson Mays (I Am My Own Wife).
Honeymoon in vegas
This new musical, based on the beloved 1992 Nicolas Cage comedy of the same name, stars Tony Danza as Tommy Korman, an aging gangster looking for one last chance at love (no matter the cost), and Rob McClure as Jack, the conflicted young man who must fight Tommy for the love of his fiancée—set against the splashy, campy backdrop of contemporary Las Vegas.
Original Rent cast members Idina Menzel and Anthony Rapp reunite on stage for the first time in this new musical from the Tony- and Pulitzer-winning songwriting team behind Next to Normal. If/Then follows the adventures of Elizabeth (Menzel) as she returns to Manhattan on the eve of her 40th birthday, in search of a fresh start. The show marks Menzel's first Broadway appearance since her 2003 turn as Elphaba in Wicked, for which she won a Tony.
It's only a play
Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing, Rupert Grint and Megan Mullally head up a star-studded cast in the Broadway debut of legendary Tony- and Emmy-winning writer Terrence McNally’s new comedy. It’s Only a Play follows playwright Peter Austin on the opening night of his newest production, as he struggles with his best friend, his nervous producer, a hotshot young director and the nagging sense that his entire career is on the line.
Note that It's Only A Play will run through January 18 at the Gerald Shoenfeld Theatre. The production will then move to the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre for performances from January 23 forward.
Jersey Boys tells the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. The musical chronicles these blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks on their journey to pop stardom. Dark Monday.
Grammy Award–winning singer-songwriter Cyndi Lauper and four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein coauthored this musical comedy, based on the 2005 indie film hit of the same name. A young man (aided by a wise, witty drag queen) saves his family’s struggling shoe business by producing sexy women’s shoes…for men.
Hear the people sing—again! Returning to the Imperial Theatre, the show's home during its original 12-year Broadway run, this blockbuster musical's newest production is based on the 2010 US touring version. The fourth-longest-running show in Broadway history, Les Miserables also returned to Broadway for a two-year engagement from 2006 to 2008, and, of course, was made into an Oscar-winning film in 2012.
The lion king
More than 55 million people around the world have come to discover the thrill, the majesty, the truly one-of-a-kind musical that is The Lion King. And there's no better place to experience this landmark entertainment event than in the city where it all began. Join us at the Minskoff Theatre, in the heart of Times Square, and discover the pride of New York.
Even if you’re not an ABBA fanatic, there’s no resisting the charm of this upbeat hit musical about a Greek island wedding and a young bride’s quest to connect with her biological father, who could be one of three different, wonderful men who once loved her free-spirited mother, who runs a beachside taverna. If you’re not dancing in the aisle—or at least tapping your feet—by the end of the night, have your doctor check your vital signs.
Matilda the musical
Transferring from a blockbuster run in London’s West End—where it received seven Olivier Awards, more than any other production in West End history—to a new home on Broadway, Roald Dahl’s classic story tracks a remarkable young girl who is mistreated by the adults in her life but (with the help of one caring teacher) finally discovers the true extent of her abilities.
On the town
Three sailors on shore leave for one night in New York City look for excitement—and love—in Leonard Bernstein’s quintessential 1944 musical comedy. Directed by John Rando (A Christmas Story) and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse (Smash), this revival—the first to hit Broadway since 1998—stays true to the playful, sexy spirit of the original production.
The phantom of the opera
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s most famous creation, based on a popular French novel, is the longest-running musical on Broadway. Night after night, audiences are moved and awed by this ghost story with a heart, a darker version of Beauty and the Beast, in which a deformed musical genius gives voice lessons to a struggling singer, falls in love and attempts to force her to return his feelings. The passionate music, suspenseful plot twists and spooky ambiance of the show leave a lasting impression.
Transferring from an acclaimed run at London’s Royal Court Theatre, Jez Butterworth’s new play—his first since the Tony-nominated Jerusalem—stars Hugh Jackman as a mysterious fisherman who brings women up to his isolated cabin for an annual evening of angling. But once they’re there, things take a surprising (and reality-bending) turn.
Celebrating its tenth anniversary and winner of over 50 major awards, including the Grammy Award and three Tony Awards, Wicked is the untold story of the witches of Oz. Long before Dorothy drops in, two other girls meet in the Land of Oz. One, born with emerald-green skin, is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. Wicked tells the story of their remarkable odyssey—how these two unlikely friends grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good. Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, Wicked has music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Pippin, Enchanted), and a book by Winnie Holzman (My So-Called Life, thirtysomething, Huge). The production is directed by Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Three Days of Rain, Dogfight, Other Desert Cities) with musical staging by Wayne Cilento (Sweet Charity,Aida, The Who’s Tommy).
You can't take it with you
Adhering steadfastly to the notion that money can't buy happiness, the freewheeling Sycamore clan has forsaken boring the nine-to-five grind for idiosyncratic hobbies and offbeat pursuits. But when youngest daughter Alice brings her fiancé and his conservative—and judgmental—parents to dinner, it throws the family’s happy state of controlled chaos out of kilter. Tony winner James Earl Jones returns to Broadway in a revival of Kaufman and Hart's 1936 classic comedy.