Schedule of Upcoming Broadway Shows

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24 Nov 2015

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  • Theatre: Gerald Schoenfeld
  • First Preview: October 21, 2015
  • Opening: December 4, 2015
  • Written by David Mamet
  • Director: Pam MacKinnon
  • Cast: Al Pacino, Christopher Denham
  • A two-character play about a billionaire, Mickey Ross (Pacino), who has just bought a new airplane for his young fiancée as he prepares to go into semiretirement. Ross in the process of leaving his office, and is giving last minute instructions to his young assistant. He takes one last phone call…


  • Theatre: Winter Garden 
  • First Preview: November 9, 2015
  • Opening: December 6, 2015
  • Written by Andrew Lloyd Webber (music), Glenn Slater (lyrics), Julian Fellowes (book)
  • Director: Laurence Connor
  • Cast: Alex Brightman, Sierra Boggess
  • Down-on-his-luck wannabe rock star Dewey Finn (Brightman) poses as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school to make ends meet. When he discovers his students' musical talents, he enlists his fifth-graders to form a rock group and conquer the Battle of the Bands.


  • Theatre: Bernard B. Jacobs 
  • First Preview: November 9, 2015
  • Opening: December 10, 2015
  • Written by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis & Stephen Bray (music & lyrics), Marsha Norman (book), Alice Walker (novel)
  • Director: John Doyle
  • Cast: Cynthia Erivo, Jennifer Hudson, Danielle Brooks
  • Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker, The Color Purple follows the inspirational Celie, as she journeys from childhood through joy and despair, anguish and hope to discover the power of love and life.


  • Theatre: Broadway
  • First Preview: November 20, 2015
  • Opening: December 20, 2015
  • Written by Jerry Bock (music), Sheldon Harnick (lyrics) and Joseph Stein (book)
  • Director: Bartlett Sher
  • Cast: Danny Burstein, Jessica Hecht, Alix Korey, Adam Kantor
  • The story of Fiddler - inspired by the stories of Sholom Aleichem - concerns Tevye and his daughters, who are yearning for something new even as great changes are happening in the world outside their village of Anatevka.


  • Theatre: American Airlines 
  • First Preview: December 17, 2015
  • Opening: January 14, 2016
  • Written by Michael Frayn
  • Director: Jeremy Herrin
  • Cast: Andrea Martin, Megan Hilty, Jeremy Shamos
  • Roundabout Theatre Company revives Frayn's farce.


  • Theatre: Samuel J. Friedman 
  • First Preview: December 28, 2015
  • Opening: January 20, 2016
  • Written by Richard Greenberg
  • Director: Lynne Meadow
  • Cast: Linda Lavin, Linda Lavin, Kate Arrington, Greg Keller, John Procaccino
  • On the verge of death for the umpteenth time, Anna (Linda Lavin) makes a shocking confession to her grown children: an affair from her past that just might have resonance beyond the family. But how much of what she says is true? While her children try to separate fact from fiction, Anna fights for a legacy she can be proud of. With razor-sharp wit and extraordinary insight, Our Mother’s Brief Affair considers the sweeping, surprising impact of indiscretions both large and small.


  • Theatre: Helen Hayes
  • Previews Begin: Jan. 23, 2016
  • Opening: Feb. 18, 2016
  • Written by Stephen Karam
  • Director: Joe Mantello
  • Cast: Cassie Beck, Reed Birney, Jayne Houdyshell, Lauren Klein, Arian Moayed and Sarah Steele
  • After a sleepless night, Mr. Blake has brought his family from Pennsylvania to celebrate Thanksgiving at his daughter's new apartment. As darkness falls outside the crumbling pre-war duplex, mysterious things start to go bump in the night and family tensions reach a boiling point.
  • Premiered Off-Broadway at the Laura Pels Theatre with the same cast.


  • Theatre: Booth 
  • First Preview: Feb. 5, 2016
  • Opening: Feb. 25, 2016
  • Written by Eugene O'Neill
  • Director: Michael Grandage
  • Cast: Forest Whitaker and Frank Wood
  • The Oscar-winning actor makes his Broadway debut in this O'Neill two-hander.


  • Theatre: Golden
  • Previews Begin: February 23, 2016
  • Opening: March 6, 2016
  • Written by Danai Gurira
  • Director: Liesl Tommy
  • Cast: Lupita Nyong'o, Saycon Sengbloh, Pascale Armand, Akosua Busia, Zainab Jah
  • A group of women are held captive in Liberia.
  • Premiered Off-Broadway at the Public Theater with the same cast.


  • Theatre: Nederlander
  • First Preview: Feb. 9, 2016
  • Opening: March 8, 2016
  • Written by Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick
  • Director: Jack Plotnick
  • Cast: Roger Bart, Kerry Butler, Kevin Chamberlin, Adam Pascal, Faith Prince, Rachel York, Jennifer Simard, Max Crumm, Lacretta Nicole and Seth Rudetsky
  • Musical spoof of 1970's disaster movies, done previously Off-Broadway.


  • Theatre: Belasco
  • Previews Begin: February 5, 2016
  • Opening: March 10, 2016
  • Written by David Harrower
  • Director: Joe Mantello
  • Cast: Jeff Daniels, Michelle Williams
  • A woman tracks down and confronts the man who had a relationship with her when she was 12.
  • Premiered Off-Broadway with Daniels and Mantello.


  • Theatre: Studio 54
  • First Preview: February 19, 2016
  • Opening: March 17, 2016
  • Written by Jerry Bock (music), Sheldon Harnick (lyrics) and Joe Masteroff (book)
  • Director: Scott Ellis
  • Cast: Zachary Levi, Laura Benanti, Jane Krakowski
  • Georg (Levi) and Amalia (Benanti) are two parfumerie clerks who aren’t quite the best of friends. Constantly bumping heads while on the job, the sparring coworkers can’t seem to find common ground. But little do they know, the anonymous romantic pen pals they have both been falling for happen to be each other.


  • Theatre: Cort
  • Previews Begin: February 25, 2016
  • Opening: March 24, 2016
  • Written by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell (music), Edie Brickell (lyrics), Steve Martin (book)
  • Director: Walter Bobbie
  • Cast: Carmen Cusack
  • In the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina between 1923 and 1945, Billy Cane, a young soldier just home from World War II, meets Alice Murphy, the brilliant editor of a southern literary journal. Together they discover a powerful secret that alters their lives.
  • Premiered at San Diego's Old Globe in fall 2014. The musical will next be presented at the Kennedy Center in Washington Dec. 2, 2015-Jan. 10, 2016 before Broadway.


  • Theatre: Walter Kerr
  • First Preview: February 29, 2016
  • Opening: April 7, 2016
  • Written by Arthur Miller
  • Director: Ivo van Hove
  • Cast: Ben Whishaw, Saoirse Ronan, Ciaran Hinds. Sophie Okonedo.
  • Arthur Miller's political allegory framed as a story about a man falsely charged with witchcraft in colonial, Salem, MA.


  • Theatre: Thomas J. Friedman
  • First Preview: March 22, 2016
  • Opening: April 12, 2016
  • Written by Florian Zeller
  • Director: Doug Hughes
  • Cast: Frank Langella
  • A look inside the mind of Andre (Langella), a retired dancer living with his adult daughter Anne and her husband. Or is he a retired engineer receiving a visit from Anne who has moved away with her boyfriend? Why do strangers keep turning up in his room? And where has he left his watch?
  • Produced previously in Paris and London.


  • Theatre: Gerald Schoenfeld
  • First Preview: March 24, 2016
  • Opening: TBA
  • Written by Duncan Sheik (music & lyrics), Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (book)
  • Director: Rupert Goold
  • Cast: Benjamin Walker, Alice Ripley, Jennifer Damiano
  • Patrick Bateman's days are driven by his obsessive and over-the-top materialism; by night, his mask of sanity slips away as he descends into a chilling indulgence in drugs, prostitution and murder.
  • Made its world premiere in London at the Almeida Theatre January 2014, starring Matt Smith. Act 4 is partnering with Jeffrey Richards to bring the show to Broadway.


  • Theatre: American Airlines 
  • First Preview: March 31, 2016
  • Opening: April 19, 2016
  • Written by Eugene O'Neill
  • Director: Jonathan Kent
  • Cast: Jessica Lange, Gabriel Byrne, John Gallagher Jr.
  • O'Neill's tale of an ordinary summer’s day with extraordinary consequences. Roundabout revives the story of the Tyrone family and their battle to unearth — and conceal — a lifetime of secrets.


  • Theatre: Music Box
  • First Preview: March 14, 2016
  • Opening: April 21, 2016
  • Written by Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle (music), George C. Wolfe (book)
  • Director: George C. Wolfe
  • Choreographer: Savion Glover
  • Cast: Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Billy Porter, Brandon Victor Dixon, Joshua Henry
  • A backstage musical about the events that led to the creation of the groundbreaking Eubie Blake-Noble Sissle musical Shuffle Along.


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: 2015-16 Season
  • Written by Mark Medoff
  • Director: Kenny Leon
  • Cast: TBA
  • The story of James Leeds, a new teacher at a school for the deaf, and Sarah Norman, the school's one-time star student who has stayed behind as its cleaning woman rather than venturing out into the hearing world.
  • Premiered on Broadway in 1980. It ran for more than two years and won the Tony award for Best Play. Hal Luftig will produce this revival, which is aiming for the 2015-16 season.


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: Spring 2016
  • Written by Matthew Sklar & Marvin Hamlisch (music), Nell Benjamin (lyrics), Chad Beguelin & Bob Martin (book)
  • Director: Jerry Mitchell
  • Cast: Lillias White, Andre De Shields, Georgia Engel, Haven Burton, Lori Tan Chinn and Stefanie Powers
  • In 2007, a group of expert dancers was tasked with getting professional basketball’s first ever senior citizen dance team performance-ready. The venue? Center court. The genre? Hip-hop. Over the coming months, bonds would be formed, generation gaps would be crossed, and, eventually, some pretty hot moves would be busted.
  • Producers Dori Berinstein and Bill Damaschke announced Feb 2015 that Gotta Dance, based on the 2008 documentary of the same name, would make its world premiere Dec - Jan at Broadway In Chicago’s Bank of America Theatre. Producers hope Broadway will follow in spring 2016.


  • Theatre: Brooks Atkinson
  • First Preview: March 25, 2016
  • Opening: April 24, 2016
  • Written by Sara Bareilles (music & lyrics), Jessie Nelson (book), Adrienne Shelly (original screenplay)
  • Director: Diane Paulus
  • Cast: Jessie Mueller
  • Based on the 2007 film of the same name, which follows a pregnant waitress named Jenna who is unhappily married in the Deep South. She meets a newcomer to her town and falls into an unlikely relationship as a last attempt at happiness.
  • In development since June 2013 with producers Barry and Fran Weissler, director Diane Paulus and songwriter Sara Bareilles. The show had its first full production at American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, MA in summer 2015.


  • Theatre: Lyceum  
  • First Preview: April 2, 2016
  • Opening: April 25, 2016
  • Written by Becky Mode
  • Director: Jason Moore
  • Cast: Jesse Tyler Ferguson
  • Broadway premiere of the hit 1999 play, about a harried reservations clerk at a hot restaurant with a mob of crazy guests...all played by one actor.


  • Theatre: Broadhurst 
  • First Preview: March 31, 2016
  • Opening: April 26, 2016
  • Written by Nathan Tysen (lyrics), Chris Miller (music), Claudia Shear (book)
  • Director: Casey Nicholaw
  • Cast: Sarah Charles Lewis, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Carolee Carmello, Michael Park, Terrence Mann
  • Good girl Winnie Foster’s world has been safely contained behind the picket fence that surrounds the house she shares with her mother and grandmother. Yearning to break free, Winnie runs deep into the woods behind their house where she discovers the Tuck family and the secret they’ve been keeping.


  • Theatre: Lyric
  • First Preview: April 16, 2016
  • Opening: May 25, 2016
  • Written by "Bob & Bill" (Guy Dubuc and Marc Lessard).
  • Director: Philippe Decouflé
  • Cast: Ruby Lewis
  • New musical that will represent the first Cirque du Soleil show assembled expressly for Broadway. Although it is scheduled to open in the 2015-16 season, it won't be eligible for the Tony Awards until 2017.




  • Theatre: TBA
  • First Preview: TBA
  • Opening: TBA
  • Music by Richard Oberacker and book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker
  • Director/Choreographer: Andy Blankenbuhler
  • Cast: Laura Osnes and Corey Cott
  • This self-described "big-band musical" had a hit first production in summer/fall 2015 at Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey.


  • Theatre: American Airlines 
  • First Preview: September 8, 2016
  • Opening: October 6, 2016
  • Written by Anton Chekhov, adapted by Stephen Karam
  • Director: Simon Godwin
  • Cast: TBA
  • Roundabout Theatre Company presents a new adaptation of the Chekhov classic.

HOLIDAY INN: The New Irving Berlin Musical

  • Theatre: Studio 54 
  • First Preview: September 1, 2016
  • Opening: October 13, 2016
  • Music and lyrics by Irving Berlin. Book by Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge.
  • Director: Gordon Greenberg
  • Cast: TBA
  • Roundabout Theatre Company presents a stage adaptation of the 1942 film classic produced previously at Goodspeed Musicals and the St. Louis Muny.


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: Fall 2016
  • Written by Henrik Ibsen in a new translation by David Hare
  • Director: Matthew Warchus
  • Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Linda Emond and Sarah Snook
  • Broadway transfer of the 2015 London revival of the 1892 classic, produced by Scott Rudin.


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: Jan. 9, 2017
  • Written by Tim Minchin (music & lyrics), Danny Rubin (book)
  • Director: Matthew Marchus
  • Cast: TBA
  • Like the 1993 film of the same title, on which it is based, the musical tells the story of a snarky TV journalist sent to cover Groundhog Day festivities in Punxatawney, PA, but finds himself in a "Twilight Zone"-like quandary, forced to live the day over and over again until he learns the errors of his ways and gets the day "right."
  • In development since 2012. This new work from the team behind Matilda will make its world premiere at London's Old Vic in 2016, followed by Broadway in January 2017.


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: 2016-2017 season
  • Written by William Finn (music & lyrics), James Lapine (book)
  • Director: James Lapine
  • Cast: TBA
  • As Marvin struggles to create a 'tight knit family' out of his eclectic array of core relationships (including his ex-wife, his new boyfriend, his adolescent son, his psychiatrist, and his neighbors) amidst a series of monumental life changes, he is forced to reckon with his own views on love, responsibility, and what it means to be a man.
  • Originally announced for spring 2016, but rescheduled to 2016-17.


  • Theatre: Nederlander
  • Opening: July 12, 2016
  • Book by Berry Gordy. Score by stars of the Motown era.
  • Director: Kenny Leon
  • Cast: TBA
  • Return engagement of the Broadway musical that ran 738 performances 2013-2015.


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: 2016-2017 season
  • Book by Daniel Goldfarb; music and lyrics by Bert Berns
  • Musical Director: Steven Van Zandt
  • Cast: TBA
  • A musical that showcases the songbook of 1960s hitmaker Bert Berns.
  • The show was first presented Off-Broadway in 2014, and is planned for Broadway by a producing team that includes Merged Work Productions, Jack Thomas, Steven Van Zandt, Paul Shaffer, Maureen Van Zandt and Joe Grano.




  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: TBA
  • Written by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner (music & lyrics), Marco Pennette (book), Jason Filardi (original screenplay)
  • Director: Adam Shankman
  • Cast: TBA
  • A man who is unhappy with how his life has turned out at 37 wakes up as his 17-year-old self and is given a second-chance to rewrite his story. A musical adaptation of the film, which starred Zac Efron.
  • Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures is producing and held an industry-only presentation March 6, 2015, starring Darren Criss.


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: Mid 2017
  • Written by Dan Messé (music), Nathan Tyson (lyrics), Craig Lucas (book)
  • Director: Pam MacKinnon
  • Cast: TBA
  • A musical adaptation of the award-winning 2001 film, which starred Audrey Tautou as a shy waitress with a wild imagination.
  • Composer Dan Messé, who penned music for the Shakespeare in the Park production of Twelfth Night with his Brooklyn-based folk-rock band Hem, has adapted Amélie for the stage. A developmental workshop was held in July, led by MacKinnon. The show had its world premiere at Berkeley Rep in August 2015, starring Samantha Barks and Adam Chandler-Berat.


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: TBA
  • Written by Mark Mancina (music), Glen Berger (book)
  • Director: John Doyle
  • Cast: TBA
  • A musically gifted orphan runs away from his New York City foster home in search of his birth parents. On his journey, he's taken under the wing of a street Maestro named Wizard, who discovers his musical genius, names him 'August Rush,' and devises a plan to profit from his talent.
  • In development for a possible Broadway future. Producers include Warner Brothers, CJ Entertainment and Richard B. Lewis. A workshop was held Nov-Dec 2014, ending with a closed-door presentation. The workshop starred Ethan Khusidman, Terrence Mann, Isabel Keating, Alexander Gemignani, Mark Jacoby and Will Connolly.


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: TBA
  • Written by David Austin (music), Iris Rainer Dart (lyrics & book), Thom Thomas (book)
  • Director: Eric Schaeffer
  • Cast: Whitney Bashor, Shoshana Bean
  • Vivacious, outlandish Cee Cee and beautiful, privileged Bertie meet as children and become fast friends. From pen-pals to roommates to romantic rivals, Cee Cee and Bertie’s oil-and-water friendship perseveres through even the most tragic trials.
  • Beaches continued its development with a second regional production at Drury Lane Theatre in Chicago, running June - August 2015. It is aiming for Broadway with producers attached.


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: TBA
  • Written by Carol Hill (music & lyrics), Peter Masterson and Larry L. King (book)
  • Director: Rob Ashford
  • Cast: TBA
  • Whorehouse recounts the good times and the demise of the Chicken Ranch, known since the 1850s as one of the best pleasure palaces in all of Texas...that is until the crusading television reporter Melvin P. Thorpe focuses his cameras and his righteous indignation on the institution.
  • Jerry Frankel and Jeffrey Richards will produce this revival, to be directed and coreographed by Rob Ashford. 


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: TBA
  • Written by Alan Menken (music), Chazz Palminteri and Glenn Slater (book & lyrics)
  • Director: Robert De Niro & Jerry Zaks
  • Cast: TBA
  • A musical version of Chazz Palminteri's solo show, which tells the story of Calogero Anello, a young boy from a working class family who gets involved in the world of organized crime.
  • A developmental workshop was held in August 2014, with new music by Alan Menken (at first David Bryan of Bon Jovi was attached). Dodger Theatricals joined as co-producers. A February-March 2016 premiere at Paper Mill Payhouse was announced in February 2015, with Jerry Zaks and Robert De Niro as co-directors.


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: TBA
  • Written by David Greig (book), Marc Shaiman (music & lyrics), Scott Wittman (lyrics), Roald Dahl (novel)
  • Director: Sam Mendes
  • Cast: TBA
  • When Charlie wins a golden ticket to the weird and wonderful Wonka Chocolate Factory, it's the chance of a lifetime to feast on the sweets he's always dreamed of. But beyond the gates astonishment awaits, as the five lucky winners discover not everything is as sweet as it seems.
  • The West End production has been running successfully since June 2013. Shaiman said in an October 2014 interview that the show was coming to Broadway with some creative adjustments planned.


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: 2017
  • Book by Marc Acito. Music from the EMI/Feist Robbins catalog, All rights administered by Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC. Conceived by Tina Marie Casamento. Musical Arrangements by David Libby. Additional music by David Libby, and additional lyrics by Casamento/Acito/Libby.
  • Cast: TBA
  • The musical traces the early life of Judy Garland, from her small-town birth to her starring role in the film classic "The Wizard of Oz."
  • The show is planning a developmental world premiere production in Flat Rock, NC in November 2015, and a full production at Goodspeed Musicals in September 2016 before a potential Broadway transfer.


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: 2016-2017
  • Written by Troy Britton Johnson (book, music & lyrics)
  • Director: Jerry Mitchell
  • Cast: TBA
  • A modern-day story about a group of young people in search of themselves — who wind up following a charismatic cult leader who happens to worship all things "Partridge."
  • An industry reading was held October 10, 2014. The presentation was produced by Lou Spisto, directed by Mitchell and featured Aaron Tveit, Annaleigh Ashford, Telly Leung, Christopher Sieber and Wesley Taylor.


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: TBA
  • Written by Sheryl Crow (music and lyrics), Barry Levinson (book)
  • Director: Kathleen Marshall
  • Cast: TBA
  • It's Christmas 1959 in Baltimore and six high school buddies, now in their twenties, reunite at their old hangout, The Fells Point Diner - before one of them ties the knot.
  • Diner first postponed its Broadway opening from April 2013 to fall 2013. Most recently, Sheryl Crow told the Wall Street Journal that the show is now on track with new producers. A staged reading was held in New York December 2013, and a regional premiere ran through January 2015 at Signature Theatre in Virginia. A second regional tryout is scheduled for Delaware Theatre Company in December 2015.


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: 2015-16 Season
  • Written by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland, Jr. (music & lyrics), Rupert Holmes & Linda Bloodworth Thomason (book)
  • Director: Simon Phillips
  • Cast: Faith Prince, Christine Sherrill, Carmen Cusack
  • Former college friends reunite at middle-age and discover they share the same unhappy story — their ungrateful husbands careened into midlife by dumping them for younger women. The three women band together and take back their lives with style.
  • A June 2014 casting notice confirmed renewed plans for this show, now with Simon Phillips at the helm (Francesca Zambello previously left the project). It premiered at Chicago's Oriental Theatre in spring 2015, and aims for Broadway in the 2015-16 season.


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: TBA
  • Written by Tom Kitt (music), Brian Yorkey (lyrics), Bridget Carpenter (book)
  • Director: Christopher Ashley
  • Cast: TBA
  • A musical adaptation of the 1976 Walt Disney body-switch comedy.
  • Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey confirmed at the 2014 Tony Awards that they were developing this show. Ryan Scott Oliver had previously been attached. 


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: TBA
  • Written by David Farr
  • Director: Gísli Örn Garðarsson
  • Cast: TBA
  • Forget everything you ever knew about Robin Hood. In this reimagining, Robin and his unmerry gang of cutthroats steal from the rich, but it’s never occurred to them to give anything back to anyone. But when wicked Prince John threatens all, bold Marion steps in to protect the poor and transform a thuggish Robin from hood to good.
  • Made its U.K. premiere at the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2011, and was seen at the American Repertory Theater in 2013. The show extended what was billed as a pre-Broadway Toronto engagement. A limited run at the Marquis in the summer of 2015 was postponed, with producers instead hoping to secure a theater for an open-ended run.


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: 2015-2016 Season
  • Written by Stephen A. Weiner (music), Peter Mills (lyrics), Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss (book)
  • Director: John Rando
  • Cast: TBA
  • Ralph Kramden and his buddy Ed Norton are back and still shooting for the moon in this world-premiere musical. After shocking their wives by winning a high profile jingle contest, they are catapulted out of Brooklyn and into the cutthroat world of Madison Avenue.
  • An industry presentation was held November 2014, produced by Jeffrey Finn and Goodspeed Musicals and starring Michael McGrath, Hank Azaria, Leslie Kritzer and Megan Hilty. The show was first announced to premiere at Goodspeed September - November 2015, in association with Jeffrey Finn Production. In March that tryout was canceled, with producers declaring the production "ready for Broadway."


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: TBA
  • Written by Marsha Norman (book), Jason Robert Brown (composer & lyricist), Marius de Vries (composer & arrangements)
  • Director: Eric Schaeffer
  • Cast: TBA
  • A musical adaptation of Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace's novella.
  • King Kong had its world premiere at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne, Australia. Broadway plans currently have no set timeline or theater. The New York Times reported in September that director Daniel Kramer and book writer Craig Lucas had departed the project due to creative differences. Marsha Norman has signed on as the new book writer, and Norman revealed in March 2015 that Eric Schaeffer had come aboard as director.


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: TBA
  • Written by Jeff Richmond and Nell Benjamin (music & lyrics), Tina Fey (book)
  • Director: TBA
  • Cast: TBA
  • A musical adaptation of the hit 2004 film.
  • Tina Fey first confirmed in January 2013 that a musical adaptation was in the works. In May 2014 Fey and her husband Jeff Richmond, who is scoring the show with Nell Benjamin, confirmed that it was progressing. Richmond told Yahoo in March 2015 that 60 percent of the show was completed.


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: 2016-2017
  • Written by Tom Kitt (music), Brian Yorkey (lyrics), Roberto Aguire-Sacasa (book)
  • Director: TBA
  • Cast: TBA
  • A stage adaptation of Steven Soderbergh's film about male strippers.
  • Screenwriter Reid Carolin first confirmed the movie's stage plans in 2013. At the 2014 Tony Awards, Tom Kitt and Bryan Yorkey confirmed their involvement, and revealed Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa was now book writer. A private workshop was held April 2015 featuring Derek Klena and Taylor Louderman.


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: 2016
  • Written by Claude-Michel Schönberg (music), Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg (lyrics), Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg (book)
  • Director: Laurence Connor
  • Cast: TBA
  • An American soldier named Chris marries Kim in Vietnam before departing for the US. Three years later, he returns to find Kimstill alive and raising Thuy, a boy he fathered. With the Viet Cong are closing in on the city and two women wanting the only place in his heart, Chris has big decisions to make.
  • Prior to its West End opening, Cameron Mackintosh said the London revival of Miss Saigon might transfer to Broadway in 2015 if it was well received. The revival went on to break box office records. The New York Times reported in September that a Broadway move would not come before fall 2016 for scheduling reasons.


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: 2015
  • Written by Jordan Allen-Dutton and Erik Weiner (book & lyrics), Hal Goldberg (music)
  • Director: Casey Hushion
  • Cast: TBA
  • An outrageous, epic take on the parallel stories of technology pioneers Bill Gates and Steve Jobs as they blaze a path from garage inventors to warring titans of the computer revolution.
  • First presented by the Philadelphia Theatre Company in 2007. Then played a limited engagement at North Carolina Theatre in 2013. A concert was presented at 54 Below in June 2014. 


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: TBA
  • Written by John Michael Hayes (original screenplay), Keith Reddin (adaptation)
  • Director: Darko Tresnjak
  • Cast: Kevin Bacon
  • Keith Reddin (Maybe, Black Snow) adapted the play from the original 1942 short story, about a housebound man who witnesses a murder in a nearby building. The tale is best known from Alfred Hitchcock's Academy Award-nominated 1954 film.
  • Producers Charlie Lyons, Lias J. Steen, Jay Russell and Tim Guinee announced this project in June 2013 with no set timetable. A regional premiere is set for Hartford Stage in October 2015.


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: TBA
  • Written by Michael Kunze (original book and lyrics), Sylvester Levay (music), Christopher Hampton (English book adaptation), with English lyrics by Hampton and Kunze
  • Director: Michael Blakemore and Francesca Zambello
  • Cast: TBA
  • Based on the classic Daphne du Maurier novel, this musical is the story of Maxim de Winter, his new wife, and Mrs. Danvers, the controlling and manipulative housekeeper of Maxim's West Country estate of Manderley — where the memory of his first wife, the glamorous and mysterious Rebecca, still casts a shadow.
  • The Rebecca team has been granted an extension of the show's stage rights. Producers Ben Sprecher and Louise Forlenza announced in January 2014 that the show had recruited new producers towards a Broadway goal. Conman Mark Hotton was sentenced to three years in prison in October 2014, at which time Sprecher said he was aiming for a fall 2015 opening. In May 2015 Sprecher claimed a spring 2016 bow now looked more likely.


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: 2016-17 Season
  • Written by Lee Hall (adaptation), Tom Stoppard & Marc Norman (original screenplay)
  • Director: Declan Donnellan
  • Cast: TBA
  • Promising young playwright Will Shakespeare is tormented by writer’s block until he finds his muse in the form of passionate noblewoman, Viola De Lesseps. A stage adaptation of the 1998 Best Picture winning film.
  • Disney is producing this stage adaptation in London with Sonia Friedman, a frequent Broadway producer. London reviews were strong, though a New York Times review was mostly negative. A Canadian production is planned in summer 2016.


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: 2016-2017 Season
  • Playwright: Jim Cartwright
  • Director: TBA
  • Cast: Christina Bianco
  • Revival of the Off-Broadway play with music about a reclusive girl who can imitate famous singing divas.


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: 2016
  • Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; score by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed
  • Director: Robert Carsen
  • Cast: TBA
  • Revival of the stage adaptation of the 1952 film musical.
  • This production originated at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris. 


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: 2017
  • Written by Anthony E. Zuiker (book)
  • Director: TBA
  • Cast: TBA
  • The story of producer Don Cornelius, who created the long-running TV variety show "Soul Train." Score includes soul and R&B songs showcased in the series.


  • Theatre: TBA
  • Target Opening: 2015-2016 Season
  • Written by Irving Berlin (music & lyrics), Chad Beguelin (book)
  • Director: Christopher Gattelli
  • Cast: TBA
  • The glamour of Hollywood’s golden age and the glorious, tap-dancing magic of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers comes to the stage in this classic dance musical.
  • Premiered on the West End in 2013 in an earlier version, directed by Matthew White and choreographed by Bill Deamer. The first New York developmental lab was held in March 2014 - Gattelli now directs and choreographs. It was reported in August 2014 that Tommy Tune had been approached to re-envision the new version for New York audiences. A second lab was held May - June 2015.