None of these shows, many of which even developed cult followings, ever made it to the Great White Way.
Given the immense challenges of creating a successful Broadway show, any production that opens on the Great White Way at all has already achieved an impressive feat. But for every Broadway show that opens, there have been several more that didn't make it into New York at all. Many shows, whether they were Broadway-aimed to begin with or even scheduled to open on Broadway, never made the leap.
Flip through the 17 shows below:
17 Buzzed-About Musicals That Have Yet to Play Broadway