New York City would not be one of the most unique cities in the world if it wasn’t home to the heart of theatre, broadway. NYC is the heart of live theatre from plays and musicals. There are many new, groundbreaking shows that are running on broadway that you have to see before they close.
This show is making huge broadway comeback with the revival opening with none other than superstar, Bette Midler. This classic musical is a revival not to miss this year. The show-stopping musical is brought back to life at Shubert Theatre with Bette bringing new life to the role of Dolly Levi, the New York City matchmaker set in the turn of the 19th into the 20th century. Do not miss Bette in one of her best roles on stage.
This new musical starring broadway legend, Patti Lupone, is an intriguing and exhilarating show. The story of two strong women, who were both business moguls in the beauty industry during the early 1900s, depict the feud between the two of them. If you enjoy a fresh, new story on broadway, War Paint is a show to see with Lupone’s undeniable breathtaking performance.
Kinky Boots is such a fun and eccentric show that has that essence of broadway excitement. Multiple popular names are stepping into the lead roles of this show with Brendon Urie of the band Panic! At the Disco is getting ready to step in the role of Charlie Price. The show involves the story of a run-down shoe factory with a drag queen spin.
The buzz about Hamilton, from their Tony wins to the new musical genre it has created, is undeniably changing the way broadway does musicals. With the show created by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the story of Alexander Hamilton is a history lesson filled with diversity and a style of music that can only be heard from this show.
Dear Evan Hansen
This new musical is getting all amazing reviews. The story is based around a lonely teenager who gains a massive social media following who then becomes a symbol of kindness. The lead actor, Ben Platt, is getting a stellar response to his portrayal of an outcast high schooler.
The current status of broadway shows are giving theatre fans different genres and shows that will be unforgettable in broadway history. From the big-name celebrities to the breathe-of-fresh-air music, broadway in New York houses some of the best live theatrical shows that money can buy.