Just the Shows: Who's Playing Nov. 16 and Who's Not

News   Just the Shows: Who's Playing Nov. 16 and Who's Not
Only eight Broadway shows will play Friday, Nov. 16 due to the strike by Local One, the stagehands union. The remaining Broadway productions will be dark.
Jennifer Simard in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.
Jennifer Simard in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Photo by Joan Marcus

The eight Broadway shows that are running follow:
Cymbeline at the Vivian Beaumont Theater

Mary Poppins at the New Amsterdam Theatre

Mauritius at the Biltmore Theatre

Pygmalion at the American Airlines Theatre

The Ritz at Studio 54 The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Circle in the Square

Xanadu at the Helen Hayes Theatre

Young Frankenstein at the Hilton Theatre

Broadway shows that will be dark until further notice:
August: Osage County at the Imperial Theatre
Avenue Q at the Golden Theatre
A Bronx Tale at the Walter Kerr Theatre
Chicago at the Ambassador Theatre
A Chorus Line at the Schoenfeld Theatre
The Color Purple at the Broadway Theatre
Curtains at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre
Cyrano de Bergerac at the Richard Rodgers Theatre
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas at the St. James Theatre
The Drowsy Chaperone at the Marquis Theatre
Duran Duran at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre
The Farnsworth Invention at the Music Box Theatre
Grease at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre
Hairspray at the Neil Simon Theatre
Is He Dead? at the Lyceum Theatre
Jersey Boys at the August Wilson Theatre
Legally Blonde at the Palace Theatre
Les Misérables at the Broadhurst Theatre
The Lion King at the Minskoff Theatre
The Little Mermaid at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
Mamma Mia! at the Winter Garden Theatre
Monty Python's Spamalot at the Shubert Theatre
The Phantom of the Opera at the Majestic Theatre
Rent at the Nederlander Theatre
Rock 'n' Roll at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
The Seafarer at the Booth Theatre
Spring Awakening at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre
Wicked at the Gershwin Theatre

All Off-Broadway shows (and for that matter, Off-Off-Broadway shows) will be open for business; check theatre box offices or websites for show times. The following list of Off-Broadway shows currently running is not meant to be comprehensive, but to suggest the variety of work available.

1001 (Baruch Performing Arts Center)
Acts of Love (Kirk Theatre)
Altar Boyz (New World Stages)
The Awesome 80s Prom (Webster Hall)
Blue Man Group (Astor Place Theatre)
The Brothers Size (The Public Theater)
Celia: The Musical (New World Stages)
Crossing Brooklyn (Transport Group at the Connolly Theatre)
Die Mommie Die! (New World Stages)
Doris to Darlene, A Cautionary Valentine (Playwrights Horizons)
Edge (Bleecker Street Theatre)
The Fantasticks (Snapple Theater Center)
A Feminine Ending (Playwrights Horizons)
Forbidden Broadway: Rude Awakening (47th Street Theatre)
Frankenstein (37 Arts)
Fuerzabruta (Daryl Roth Theatre)
Gazillion Bubble Show (New World Stages)
The Glorious Ones (Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater)
Gone Missing (Barrow Street Theatre)
Hoodoo Love (Cherry Lane Theatre)
I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change (Westside Theatre)
The Joy Luck Club (Julia Miles Theatre)
Jump (Union Square Theatre)
Masked (DR2 Theater)
Make Me a Song (New World Stages)
My First Time (New World Stages)
My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish & I'm in Therapy! (Westside Theatre)
Naked Boys Singing! (New World Stages)
Ohio State Murders (The Duke on 42nd Street)
The Overwhelming (Laura Pels Theatre)
Perfect Crime (Snapple Theater Center)
Peter and Jerry (Second Stage Theatre)
The Piano Teacher (Vineyard Theatre)
Pumpgirl (City Center — Stage II)
Queens Boulevard (The Musical) (Peter Norton Space)
The Receptionist (City Center Stage 1)
Richard III (East 13th Street Theatre)
The Rise of Dorothy Hale (St. Luke's Theatre)
The Screwtape Letters (Theatre at St. Clement's)
The Sensuous Woman (Zipper Theater)
Secret Order (59E59 Theaters)
Sive (Irish Repertory Theatre)
Spain (Lucille Lortel Theatre)
Stomp (Orpheum Theatre)
Things We Want (Acorn Theater)
Three Mo' Tenors (Little Shubert Theatre)
Tings Dey Happen (Culture Project)
Walmartopia (Minetta Lane Theatre)
The Wooster Group’s Hamlet (Public Theater)

Also running: The Radio City Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall and Wintuk at Madison Square Garden's WaMu Theatre.

Theatre Development Fund's TKTS booths in Times Square and at the South Street Seaport will remain open during the strike. The booths sell discounted tickets for the Broadway shows that are unaffected by the strike as well as Off-Broadway and dance productions.

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