Schedule of Upcoming Broadway Shows

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Schedule subject to change.

OCTOBER

DANCE OF THE VAMPIRES

  • Minskoff Theatre
  • First Preview: Oct. 16, 2002
  • Opening: Dec. 9, 2002
  • Director: John Rando
  • Choreographer: John Carrafa
  • Cast: Michael Crawford, Rene Auberjonois, Max von Essen, Ron Orbach and Mandy Gonzalez
  • A musical based on the 1967 Roman Polanski film "The Fearless Vampire Killers", with book and lyrics by Michael Kunze and music by Jim Steinman.

RUSSELL SIMMONS' DEF POETRY JAM ON BROADWAY

  • Longacre Theatre
  • First Preview: Oct. 30, 2002
  • Opening: Nov. 14, 2002
  • Conceived by: Stan Lathan and Russell Simmons
  • Cast: Georgia Me, Black Ice, Beau Sia and more
  • An evening of poetry inspired by the HBO series.

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NOVEMBER DINNER AT EIGHT

  • Vivian Beaumont Theatre
  • First Preview: Nov. 21, 2002
  • Opening: Dec. 19, 2002
  • Director: Gerald Gutierrez
  • Cast: Christine Ebersole, Dorothy Loudon, Joe Grifasi, James Rebhorn, Emily Skinner, Byron Jennings
  • A new production of George S. Kauman and Edna Ferber's 1932 comedy.

OUR TOWN

  • Booth Theatre
  • First Preview: Nov. 22, 2002
  • Opening: Dec. 4, 2002
  • Director: James Naughton
  • Cast: Paul Newman
  • A new production of Thornton Wilder's classic.

MAN OF LA MANCHA

  • Martin Beck Theatre
  • First Preview: Nov. 23, 2002
  • Opening: Dec. 5, 2002
  • Director: Jonathan Kent
  • Cast: Brian Stokes Mitchell, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Ernie Sabella
  • The classic musical adaptation of Cervantes' Don Quixote.

IMAGINARY FRIENDS

  • Ethel Barrymore Theatre
  • First Preview: Nov. 25, 2002
  • Opening: Dec. 12, 2002
  • Director: Jack O'Brien
  • Cast: Cherry Jones, Swoosie Kurtz, Harry Groener
  • Nora Ephron's play about the feuding literary femmes Lillian Hellman and Mary McCarthy.

LA BOHEME

  • Broadway Theatre
  • First Preview: Nov. 29, 2002
  • Opening: Dec. 8, 2002
  • Director: Baz Luhrmann
  • Cast: Three rotating casts for the two leads
  • This production of Puccini's opera was first mounted at the Sydney Opera House in 1990.

DECEMBER MEDEA

  • Brooks Atkinson Theatre
  • First Preview: Dec. 4, 2003
  • Opening: TBA
  • Director: Deborah Warner
  • Cast: Fiona Shaw
  • The Abbey Theatre of Dublin's production of Euripides' tragedy.

TARTUFFE

  • American Airlines Theatre
  • First Preview: Dec. 6, 2002
  • Opening: Jan. 9, 2002
  • Director: Joe Dowling
  • Cast: Brian Bedford, Henry Goodman, J. Smith-Cameron
  • Moliere's comedy about a religious hypocrite.

JANUARY 2003 MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM

  • Royale Theatre
  • First Preview: Jan. 17, 2003
  • Opening: Feb. 6, 2003
  • Director: Marion McClinton
  • Cast: Whoopi Goldberg, Charles S. Dutton
  • A revival of the 1984 August Wilson drama.

FEBRUARY TAKE ME OUT

  • Walter Kerr Theatre
  • First Preview: Feb. 4, 2003
  • Opening: Feb. 27, 2003
  • Director: Joe Mantello
  • Cast: Daniel Sunjata, Neal Huff, Frederick Weller, Denis O'Hare
  • Richard Greenberg's play about a professional baseball player who comes out of the closet and causes a furor.

MARCH NINE

A DAY IN THE DEATH OF JOE EGG

  • American Airlines Theatre
  • First Preview: March 14, 2003
  • Opening: TBA
  • Director: Laurence Boswell
  • Cast: Eddie Izzard, Victoria Hamilton
  • A revival of the Peter Nichols drama about a couple coping with a severely disabled child.

2003 LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

  • Theatre TBA
  • First Preview: summer 2003
  • Opening: summer 2003
  • Director: Connie Grappo
  • Choreographer: TBA
  • The Alan Menken-Howard Ashman satiric musical about a man-eating plant.

NEVER GONNA DANCE

  • Theatre TBA
  • First Preview: spring 2003
  • Opening: spring 2003
  • Director: Michael Greif
  • Choreographer: Jerry Mitchell
  • A new musical based on the film "Swing Time" featuring the music of Jerome Kern and a book by Jeffrey Hatcher

THE LOOK OF LOVE

SWEET CHARITY

  • Theatre TBA
  • First Preview: spring 2003
  • Opening: spring 2003
  • Director: Walter Bobbie
  • Cast: Marisa Tomei
  • A new production of the Cy Coleman musical about an ever-optimistic dance hall hostess.

GYPSY

  • Shubert Theatre
  • First Preview: March 24, 2003
  • Opening: Apr. 24, 2003
  • Director: Sam Mendes
  • Choreographer: Jerry Mitchell
  • Cast: Bernadette Peters, Tammy Blanchard, Kate Reinders
  • A new production of the classic Styne-Sondheim-Laurents musical about Gypsy Rose Lee and her hard-driving stage mother.

THE MIRACLE WORKER

  • Theatre TBA
  • First Preview: April 2003
  • Opening: Spring 2003
  • Director: Marianne Elliott
  • Cast: Hilary Swank
  • A new revival of William Gibson's drama about blind and deaf Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan.

CAMILLE CLAUDEL

  • Theatre TBA
  • First Preview: TBA
  • Opening: TBA
  • Director: Gabriel Barre
  • Cast: Linda Eder
  • Frank Wildhorn's new musical about the French sculptress.

LIFE X 3

  • Theatre TBA
  • First Preview: TBA
  • Opening: TBA
  • Director: Matthew Warchus
  • Cast: TBA
  • A new play from the author of Art

THE BOY FROM OZ

  • Imperial Theatre
  • First Preview: Sept. 16, 2003
  • Opening: Oct. 16, 2003
  • Director: Philip Wm. McKinley
  • Choreographer: Joey McKneely
  • Cast: Hugh Jackman
  • The Australian born musical about the life of Peter Allen.

WICKED

—By Robert Simonson