Broadway Welcomes a New Musical and Says Farewell to a Hamilton Favorite

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PREVIEW

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The Ensemble of Holiday Inn Jenny Anderson

September 1: Performances begin for the Roundabout Theatre Company production of Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical. Based on the Oscar-winning film, the cast of the new Broadway production is led by Tony nominees Bryce Pinkham and Megan Lawrence, along with Megan Sikora, Corbin Bleu, Lee Wilkof and Lora Lee Gayer.

READ MORE: WHAT TO EXPECT FROM HOLIDAY INN

September 10: Tony-winning writer and director Richard Nelson (The Apple Family Plays) returns to The Public Theater with the second play in his new three-play cycle, The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family. Part two, titled What Did You Expect?, reunites audiences with the Gabriel family, and reflects on a country that is now in the midst of the general election for President.


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Judith Light and Leigh Silverman Joseph Marzullo/WENN

OPENING

September 4: The Berkshire Theatre Group makes its Off-Broadway debut with the transfer of Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick, George Abbott and Jerome Weidman’s Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Fiorello!, directed by Bob Moss. Last seen on Broadway in 1959, the show chronicles the life of Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia.

September 6: Two-time Tony winner Judith Light teams up with Neil LaBute and director Leigh Silverman to kick off MCC’s new season. Light is performing the playwright’s new solo play titled All The Ways To Say I Love You.

LAST CHANCE

September 3: Tony Award-winning actress Renée Elise Goldsberry departs the Broadway hit Hamilton. Watch the star sing a deleted song from the show at the final #Ham4Ham concert.

September 4: An Act of God concludes its return limited engagement on Broadway starring Tony nominee and Emmy winner Sean Hayes in the title role. The comedy is written by God and “transcribed” by multi-Emmy-winning Daily Show with Jon Stewart writer David Javerbaum.

September 4: Following over 1,000 performances at the Imperial Theatre, Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed production of Les Miserables closes on Broadway. A new U.S. tour of the musical will launch in 2017.

September 4: Broadway’s Tony-winning The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time concludes its celebrated run with Tyler Lea in the lead role. Simon Stephens’ drama has played 800 performances, making it one of the longest-running plays on the Great White Way during the 21st century.

September 10: Fun Home, the Tony Award-winning, lesbian coming-of-age musical ends its Broadway run ahead of a national tour launching in October. The musical has played 26 previews and 582 regular performances at the time of closing.

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Sydney Lucas and Michael Cerveris in Fun Home Joan Marcus

SPECIAL EVENTS

September 7: BAM’s Next Wave Festival kicks off with the world premiere of composer David Lang’s the loser. The popular annual festival features a mix of theatre, dance, music, opera, film and visual arts events from around the U.S. and the world.

September 8-9: Following a sold-out run at the Carlyle Hotel last year, Tony Danza again brings his acclaimed solo show Standards & Stories to Feinstein’s/54 Below.

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