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ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2016-17 SEASON

CATS
• Theatre: Neil Simon
• Previews: July 14, 2016
• Opening: July 31, 2016
• Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Lyrics by T.S. Eliot
• Director: Trevor Nunn
• Cast includes Leona Lewis, Quentin Earl Darrington, Jeremy Davis, Daniel Gaymon and Tyler Hanes.
• Revival of the Tony-winning musical that ran 7,485 performances 1982-2000.

BLACK TO THE FUTURE
• Theatre: Marquis
• Begins Performances: September 12
• Written and performed by Lewis Black
• Solo comedy show featuring political comic Lewis Black. Plays Monday nights when On Your Feet! is dark.
• Limited run through October 10.

THE ENCOUNTER
• Theatre: Golden
• First Preview: September 20, 2016
• Opening: September 29, 2016
• Written by Simon McBurney
• Director: Simon McBurney
• Cast: Simon McBurney
• One-man play based on the true story of a photographer who finds himself lost among the remote people of the Javiri Valley, on the border of Brazil and Peru, in 1959.
• Presented previously at the Edinburgh International Theatre Festival.

OH, HELLO
• Theatre: Lyceum
• First Preview: September 23, 2016
• Opening: October 10, 2016
• Written by Nick Kroll and John Mulaney
• Director: Alex Timbers
• Cast: Nick Kroll and John Mulaney
• Two-man play comedy show in which the actors play alter-egos Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland - outrageously opinionated, 70-something, native New Yorkers.
• Presented previously Off-Broadway.

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.

HEISENBERG
• Theatre: Samuel J. Friedman
• First Preview: September 20, 2016
• Opening: October 13, 2016
• Written by Simon Stephens
• Director: Mark Brokaw
• Cast: Denis Arndt and Mary-Louise Parker
• “Amidst the bustle of a crowded London train station, Georgie spots Alex, a much older man, and plants a kiss on his neck. This electric encounter thrusts these two strangers into a fascinating and life-changing game.”
• Broadway transfer of the 2015 Off-Broadway hit two-hander by the author of Tony winner The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

THE CHERRY ORCHARD
• Theatre: American Airlines 
• First Preview: September 15, 2016
• Opening: October 16, 2016
• Written by Anton Chekhov, adapted by Stephen Karam
• Director: Simon Godwin
• Cast: Diane Lane
Roundabout Theatre Company presents a new adaptation of the Chekhov classic.

THE FRONT PAGE
• Theatre: Broadhurst
• First Preview: September 20, 2016
• Opening: October 20, 2016
• Written by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur
• Director: Jack O’Brien
• Cast: Nathan Lane, John Slattery, John Goodman, Jefferson Mays, Rosemary Harris and Sherie Rene Scott
• Revival of the classic 1928 comedy about tough reporters trying to beat each other for the big scoop.
• Produced on Broadway by Scott Rudin

FALSETTOS
• Theatre: Walter Kerr
• First Preview: September 29, 2016
• Target Opening: October 27, 2016
• Written by William Finn (music & lyrics), James Lapine (book)
• Director: James Lapine
• Cast: Christian Borle, Stephanie J. Block and Andrew Rannells
• 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.

LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES
• Theatre: Booth
• Previews: October 8, 2016
• Opening: October 30, 2016
• Written by Christopher Hampton
• Director: Josie Rourke
• Cast: Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber
• Revival of the 1985 play about sexual intrigue in 18 th century France.
• Transfer of hit 2015 production from Donmar Warehouse in London.

NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812
• Theatre: Imperial
• Previews: October 18, 2016
• Opening: November 14, 2016
• Music, lyrics and book by Dave Malloy
• Director: Rachel Chavkin
• Cast: Josh Groban
• Broadway production of the musical that played Off-Broadway in 2013.

THE ILLUSIONISTS—TURN OF THE CENTURY
• Theatre: Lunt-Fontanne
• Previews: November 25 2016
• Opening: TBA
• Cast: Dana Daniels (The Charlatan), Charlie Frye (The Eccentric), Mark Kalin (The Showman), Jinger Leigh (The Conjuress), Thommy Ten and Amélie van Tass (The Clairvoyants), Justo Thaus Jin (The Grand Carlini), Rick Thomas (The Immortal) and Jonathan Goodwin (The Daredevil).
• Return engagement of the multi-star magic revue that played Broadway in 2014 and 2015. Limited run through January 1, 2017.

IN TRANSIT
• Theatre: Circle in the Square
• First Preview: Fall 2016
• Opening: Fall 2016
• Written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez, James-Allen Ford, Russ Kaplan and Sara Wordsworth
• Director: Kathleen Marshall
• Cast: TBA
• An a capella musical about life in New York City.

A BRONX TALE
• Theatre: Longacre
• First Preview: November 3, 2016
• Opening: December 1, 2016
• 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 played at Paper Mill Playhouse with Jerry Zaks and Robert De Niro as co-directors.

DEAR EVAN HANSEN
• Theatre: Belasco
• Previews: November 2016
• Opening: December 4, 2016
• Score by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul; book by Steven Levenson
• Director: Michael Greif
• Cast: Ben Platt, Laura Dreyfuss, Rachel Bay Jones, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Mike Faist, Will Roland, Kristolyn Lloyd and Michael Park.
• Musical about a high school's reaction to the death of one of the students.
• Seen previously at Arena Stage in Washington DC. Had a sold-out run at Off-Broadway's Second Stage in spring 2016. Won Outer Critics Circle Award as Best New Off-Broadway Musical.

THE MASTER BUILDER
• 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.

THE PRESENT
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: Late December 2016
• Written by Andrew Upton
• Director: John Crowley
• Cast: Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh
• New play based on Anton Chekhov's Platonov, with the action transposed to the 1990s.
• Seen previously at the Sydney Theatre Company of Australia, where it debuted in 2015.

SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: Fall 2016
• Director: Robert Carsen
• Cast: Derek Hough
Dancing With the Stars favorite Derek Hough will play song-and-dance man Don Lockwood in a new stage adaptation of the classic MGM film musical Singin’ in the Rain, about the early days of sound films in Hollywood. The show debuted at the Paris venue Théâtre du Châtelet, where Broadway’s current An American In Paris also had its pre-Broadway world premiere. Harvey Weinstein is producing.

JITNEY
• Theatre: Samuel J. Friedman
• First Preview: December 28, 2016
• Opening: January 19, 2017
• Written by August Wilson
• Director: Ruben Santiago-Hudson
• Cast: TBA
• Manhattan Theatre Club will host the Broadway premiere of Wilson's first play, the only work from his The American Century Cycle never previously seen on Broadway. Set in the early 1970’s, the story follows a group of men who drive unlicensed cabs or jitneys.

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
• Theatre: Lunt-Fontanne
• Target Opening: March 2017
• Written by David Greig (book), Marc Shaiman (music & lyrics), Scott Wittman (lyrics), Roald Dahl (novel)
• Director: Jack O'Brien
• Cast: Christian Borle as Willy Wonka
• 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.
• A West End production opened in June 2013.

AMÉLIE
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: Spring 2017
• Written by Dan Messé (music), Nathan Tyson (lyrics), Craig Lucas (book)
• Director: Pam MacKinnon
• Cast: Phillipa Soo
• 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.

HALF TIME (formerly GOTTA DANCE)
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: Spring 2017
• Written by Matthew Sklar & Marvin Hamlisch (music), Nell Benjamin (lyrics), Chad Beguelin & Bob Martin (book), Ester Dean (additional music)
• 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.
• Based on the 2008 documentary of the same name, the show makes its world premiere in December 2015 at Broadway In Chicago’s Bank of America Theatre. Originally announced for a spring 2016 opening on Broadway; subsequently rescheduled for fall 2016.

COME FROM AWAY
• Theatre: Shubert house TBA
• Previews: TBA
• Opens: February 2017
• Book, music and lyrics by the Canadian husband-and-wife team Irene Sankoff and David Hein.
• Director: Christopher Ashley
• Cast: Chad Kimball, Jenn Colella, Joel Hatch, Rodney Hicks and Caesar Samayoa.
• New musical that explores the lasting connection forged between a group of travelers whose planes were diverted to a small Newfoundland town on Sept. 11, 2001.
• The show had its world premiere at the La Jolla Playhouse in summer 2015, prior to a fall 2015 run at the Seattle Repertory Theatre, where it broke box-office records. A tryout tour is planned. It will play Washington, D.C.'s Ford's Theatre Sept. 2-Oct. 9, 2016, followed by a Nov. 15, 2016-Jan. 1, 2017, run at Toronto's Mirvish Theatre.  

THE PRICE
• Theatre: American Airlines
• Previews: February 16, 2017
• Opens: March 16, 2017
• Playwright: Arthur Miller
• Director: Terry Kinney
• Cast: TBA
• Roundabout Theatre Company revival of the 1968 drama about two estranged brothers who reunite to sell their the remainder of their parents’ estate.

THE GLASS MENAGERIE
• Theatre: Golden
• Previews: February 14, 2017
• Opens: March 23, 2017
• Playwright: Tennessee Williams
• Director: Sam Gold
• Cast: Sally Fields and Joe Mantello
• Revival of the classic 1947 “memory play” about a restless young man and his relationship with his fading Southern belle mother and his painfully shy sister, for whom he is asked to bring home a “gentleman caller.”

SIGNIFICANT OTHER
• Theatre: TBA
• Previews: February, 2017
• Opens: March, 2017
• Playwright: Joshua Harmon
• Director: Trip Cullman
• Cast: TBA
• Transfer of the Roundabout Theatre Company's 2015 Off-Broadway hit about a gay bachelor looking for love in the big city.

MISS SAIGON
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: spring 2017
• Written by Claude-Michel Schönberg (music), Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg (lyrics), Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg (book)
• Director: Laurence Connor
• Cast: Jon Jon Briones and Eva Noblezada
• 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 Tam, a boy he fathered. With the Viet Cong 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 LITTLE FOXES
• Theatre: Samuel J. Friedman
• Previews: March 29, 2017
• Opens: April 19, 2017
• Playwright: Lillian Hellman
• Director: Daniel Sullivan
• Cast: Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon
• Manhattan Theatre Club revival of the 1930s drama about ruthless Southern belle Regina Giddens and her scheme to outwit her husband, who stands in the way of her profit-making dreams.

HELLO, DOLLY!
• Theatre: Shubert
• Previews: March 13, 2017
• Opens: April 20, 2017
• Music and lyrics by Jerry Herman; book by Michael Stewart
• Director: Jerry Zaks; choreographer: Warren Carlyle
• Cast: Bette Midler and David Hyde Pierce
• Revival of the blockbuster 1964 musical about a matchmaker who sets out to find a match for herself at the turn of the 20th century.

THE BANDSTAND
• Theatre: TBA
• First Preview: TBA
• Opening: 2016-2017 season
• 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” chronicles a mismatched band of WWII veterans who join forces to compete in a radio contest with dreams of stardom.
• The show had a hit first production in summer/fall 2015 at Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey.

ANASTASIA
• Theatre: Broadhurst
• First Preview: TBA
• Opening: April 24, 2017
• Music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, book by Terrence McNally
• Director: Darko Tresnjak
• Cast: TBA
• Inspired by the 1997 film about a young woman who may be the last surviving member of the Russian royal family. The score includes songs from the movie, including the Oscar- nominated “Journey to the Past,” plus an entirely new score from the Tony Award-winning team.
• The musical had its world premiere at Hartford Stage May 12 through June 26, 2016.


IN THE WORKS

17 AGAIN
• 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.

BEACHES
• 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, June - August 2015. It is aiming for Broadway with producers attached.

THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Carol Hall (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 choreographed by Rob Ashford. 

BULL DURHAM
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: Spring 2017
• Written by Susan Werner (music and lyrics), Ron Shelton (book)
• Director: TBA
• Cast: TBA
• A musical version of the film about a romance set in the world of minor league baseball, being produced by Jack Viertel.
• A world-premiere production starring Will Swenson had a run at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta in 2014. Co-producer Jack Viertel said a spring 2017 production was "likely."

BURN THIS
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: March 2017
• Written by Lanford Wilson
• Director: Michael Mayer
• Cast: TBA
• A revival of Wilson's drama, being produced by Stacey Mindich and Jessica R. Jenen for a limited run.
• Anna, a dancer-choreographer, has her life turned upside-down when her dance partner dies and his brother bursts into her life.

CAMP DAVID
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2016-2017 season
• Written by Lawrence Wright
• Director: Molly Smith
• Cast: TBA
• A drama about President Jimmy Carter's Nobel Prize-winning efforts to bring the leaders of Israel and Egypt to sign a peace agreement after years of war.
Camp David had its world premiere at Washington D.C.’s Arena Stage in 2014. It plays a pre-Broadway engagement at The Old Globe in San Diego May 13-June 19, 2016. It will be produced on Broadway by Steve Traxler and Gerald Rafshoon.

CHASING RAINBOWS
• 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 had a developmental world premiere production in Flat Rock, NC in November 2015, and is planning a full production at Goodspeed Musicals in September 2016 before a potential Broadway transfer.


DINER
• 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. Delaware Theatre Company hosted a second regional tryout in December 2015.

FROZEN
• Theatre: St. James
• Target Opening: Spring 2018
• Music and Lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez. Book by Jennifer Lee
• Director: Alex Timbers
• Cast: TBA
• Stage adaptation of the hit animated Disney film that won an Oscar for the song "Let It Go." Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story of a princess who freezes everything she touches.
• A workshop reading was held in New York in May 2016. An out-of-town tryout is planning for Denver in summer 2017.

THE HONEYMOONERS
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Stephen A. Weiner (music), Peter Mills (lyrics), Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss (book)
• Director: John Rando
• Cast: Michael McGrath, Hank Azaria, Laura Bell Bundy and Leslie Kritzer.
• 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. A full fall production at Goodspeed was subsequently cancelled. McGrath, Azaria, Bundy and Kritzer took part in an April 2016 lab presentation in New York.

JOSEPHINE
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Book by Ellen Weston and Mark Hampton; music by Stephen Dorff; and lyrics by John Bettis
• Director and choreographer: Joey McKneely
• Cast: Deborah Cox
• Musical based on the life of Jazz Age singer Josephine Baker.
• Played a tryout at Asolo Rep in Florida April 27- May 29, 2016.

KING KONG
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Marsha Norman (book and lyrics), Jason Robert Brown (composer), 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 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.

MEAN GIRLS
• 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. A reading was presented in fall 2015.

MAGIC MIKE
• 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.

NERDS
• Theatre: TBA
• First Preview: TBA
• Opening: TBA
• Written by Hal Goldberg (music), Jordan Allen-Dutton and Erik Weiner (book and lyrics)
• Director: Casey Hushion
• Cast: TBA
• "Before Bill Gates and Steve Jobs were the undisputed titans of technology, they were Nerds. Join America’s favorite garage inventors on a hilarious musical journey from the floppy disc era to the iPhone phenomenon, and the epic competition in between, that would revolutionize modern culture as we know it."
• 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. Originally scheduled to begin previews March 31 and open April 21, 2016 at the Longacre Theatre. Indefinitely postponed after an investor pulled out.

PIECE OF MY HEART: THE BERT BERNS STORY
• 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.
 
THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2017
• Written by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields
• Director: Mark Bell
• Olivier Award-winning comedy about an amateur university production that goes hopelessly awry, is in the second sell-out year of its West End run.

THE PROM
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: TBA
• Written by Bob Martin (book), Chad Beguelin (lyrics), Matthew Sklar (music)
• Director: Casey Nicholaw
• Cast: TBA
• An original musical about a gay couple who want to attend their high school prom.
• Heading for a “pre-Broadway” premiere production at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta in August 2016.

REAR WINDOW
• 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. The show had a regional premiere at Hartford Stage in October 2015.

REBECCA
• 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 looked more likely, but the production remains on the drawing board.

THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2016-2017 Season
• Playwright: Jim Cartwright
• Director: TBA
• Cast: Christina Bianco
• Revival of the Broadway play with music, about a reclusive girl who can imitate famous singing divas.

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
• 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 produced this stage adaptation in London with Sonia Friedman, a frequent Broadway producer. A Canadian production is underway in summer 2016, followed by a planned U.S. premiere in Oregon.

SHERLOCK HOLMES
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2017-18 season
• Written by Rachel Wagstaff and Duncan Abel
• Director: Daniel Evans
• Cast: TBA
• The Victorian British sleuth lives again in this new play, produced by Antonio R. Marion, which is scheduled to premiere in the U.K in summer 2017 before Broadway.

SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
• 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. 

SOUL TRAIN
• 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.

SPONGEBOB: THE MUSICAL
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2017
• Book by Kyle Jarrow, music by Steven Tyler, Cyndi Lauper, They Might Be Giants, Jonathan Coulton, Dirty Projectors, The Flaming Lips, Sara Bareilles, John Legend, Lady Antebellum, Panic! At the Disco, Plain White T's, T.I. and David Bowie.
• Director: Tina Landau
• Cast: Ethan Slater, Lilli Cooper, Danny Skinner, Gavin Lee, Carlos Lopez and Nick Blaemire.
• Stage adaptation of the hit Nickelodeon cartoon series about the undersea residents of Bikini Bottom.
• The show is having a Chicago tryout in summer 2016.

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2017-18 season
• Written by Aaron Sorkin
• Director: Bartlett Sher
• Cast: TBA
• Based on Harper Lee's novel of the same title.

TOP HAT
• Theatre: TBA
• Opening: TBA
• 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 side was held May-June 2015.

WHEN GOD LOOKED AWAY
• Theatre: TBA
• Target Opening: 2016-17 season
• Written by Dotson Rader
• Director: Robert Allan Ackerman
• Cast: Al Pacino and Judith Light
• A friend is called to the side of playwright Tennessee Williams late in life.

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