Springtime For NY Theatres: What Will Go Where?

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With so many shows announced to open before the deadline for the 1997 Tony Awards, Broadway theatres will be at a premium again this spring. Here's a little guide -- as of Jan. 10, 1997 -- to what's going (and staying) where and what's still available. Asterisk means an upcoming opening or transfer:

With so many shows announced to open before the deadline for the 1997 Tony Awards, Broadway theatres will be at a premium again this spring. Here's a little guide -- as of Jan. 10, 1997 -- to what's going (and staying) where and what's still available. Asterisk means an upcoming opening or transfer:

Ambassador: Noise/Funk

* Booth: Defending The Caveman w/Michael Chiklis (reopens Jan. 29)

Broadhurst: Once Upon A Mattress

Broadway: Miss Saigon * Brooks Atkinson: Play On! (opens March 20)

* Circle In The Square: Stanley (opens Feb. 1997)

* Cort: An American Daughter (opens April 13)

Eugene O'Neill: Grease! to Feb. 23, then Annie

* Gershwin: Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus (John Gray)(Jan. 25-Feb. 1); Candide (opens Apr. 29).

* Helen Hayes: Last Night Of Ballyhoo (opens Feb. 27)

Imperial: Les Miserables

John Golden: Master Class

* Longacre: The Young Man From Atlanta (opens March 27)

* Lunt-Fontanne: Titanic: The Musical

Majestic: The Phantom Of The Opera

Marquis: Victor/Victoria

Minskoff: Sunset Boulevard

* Music Box: Barrymore (opens March 25)

Nederlander: Rent

Neil Simon: The King And I

Palace: Beauty & The Beast

* Plymouth: Jekyll & Hyde> (opens April 28)

* Richard Rodgers: Steel Pier (opens April 24)

* Roundabout: Three Sisters (prev: Jan. 22); London Assurance (opens April 30)

* Royale: Dream (opens April 3)

* Sam S. Shubert: Chicago (moves from Richard Rodgers, Feb. 12)

St. James: . . . Forum with Whoopi Goldberg

Virginia: Smokey Joe's Cafe

* Vivian Beaumont at Lincoln Center: The Little Foxes (opens Apr. 27)

Walter Kerr: Present Laughter

Winter Garden: Cats


Theatres Available?

Belasco
Ethel Barrymore: (An Ideal Husband closes Jan. 26)
Lyceum
* Martin Beck (Whistle Down The Wind, scheduled for April 17, but postponed to June 15 -- pushing it into next season)


Shows A-lookin' (as of Jan. 10, 1997)
The Life (producers targeting April but waiting for a theatre to open up. Would prefer a musical-size theatre but would settle for an 1,100-ish seat house. Will it be the Barrymore?)


Miscellaneous
Jane Eyre (postponed to 1997-98 season)
Ragtime (due for Broadway next season, Dec. 1997) at a new theatre being built by its producer on 42nd Street.

--By David Lefkowitz

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