Broadway Theater is More than Musicals
When most people think of Broadway, they imagine a splashy hit musical. But each season brings an abundance of both new and classic plays, side-splitting comedies and powerful dramas featuring the best acting Broadway has to offer – shows that sometimes get lost in the shuffle amongst the more popular hit musicals. Take a chance and check out some of these Broadway plays.
Current and Upcoming Broadway Plays
An Act of God – Closes September 4th
Sean Hayes explains The Bible and what the universe is all about in a return engagement of the hit comedy written by God – and transcribed by author David Javerbaum.
Les Liaisons Dangereuses – Begins October 8th
Tony Award winners Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber star in a revival of Christopher Hampton’s play about sexual intrigue in 18th century France.
Oh, Hello on Broadway – Begins September 23rd
Comedians Nick Kroll and John Mulaney star as their their alter egos, Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland in a hilarious two-man tour de force.
The Cherry Orchard – Begins September 15th
Oscar nominee Diane Lane stars in a new production of Anton Chekhov’s masterpiece about a family on the edge of ruin – and a country on the brink of revolution.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Closes September 4th
From London’s National Theatre, a much-heralded, Tony-winning adaptation of Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel about an extraordinary 15-year-old boy.
The Encounter – Begins September 20th
Tony nominee Simon McBurney stars in his solo show about National Geographic writer and photographer Loren McIntyre’s experience with tribes along the Amazon River.
The Front Page – Begins September 20th
“Mad Men” star John Slattery and Tony winner Nathan Lane star as a newspaper reporter and his editor who chase the biggest scoop of their careers in a revival of this comedy classic.
The Humans – Winner of 4 Tony Awards, including Best Play
A family’s Thanksgiving gathering in Manhattan turns into a tense and terrifying evening in this critically acclaimed new American classic.
The Present – Begins December 17th
Two-time Oscar-winner Cate Blanchett succumbs to the intoxicating power of lust and obsession in this new adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s first play.