Here's a list of upcoming Broadway shows
that are now on sale, but have not yet started performances.CAROUSEL
: A revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic musical that tells the story of millworker Julie Jordan, carousel barker Billy Bigelow, and their ultimately destructive relationship. Begins February 28th at Broadway's Imperial Theatre.ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE
: A new musical, featuring the music of Jimmy Buffett, which follows Tully, a part-time bartender and singer at the titular island paradise, where a beautiful career-minded tourist in town makes him question his overly relaxed lifestyle. Begins February 16 at Broadway's Marquis Theater.FARINELLI AND THE KING
: Three-time Tony Winner Mark Rylance stars in the the true story of Philip V of Spain who finds relief from depression by performances of a court musician, the famous castrato Farinelli. Begins December 5th at Broadway's Belasco Theatre.FROZEN
: A new musical stage adaptation of the hit animated Disney film, based on the Hans Christian Andersen story of a princess who freezes everything she touches. Begins February 22nd at Broadway's St. James Theater.JUNK
: Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar returns to Broadway with a new play about a self-professed investment genius who touches off a financial civil war. Begins October 5th at Broadway's Vivian Beaumont Theater.LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS
: John Leguizamo schools his son - and the rest of us - on the buried and forgotten history of Latinos in the Americas in this one-man show about uncovering the truth, and recovering from the past. Begins October 19th at Broadway's Studio 54.M. BUTTERFLY
: Oscar nominee Clive Owen stars in a revival of a play that follows the relationship between a French diplomat and a mysterious Beijing opera singer. Begins October 7th at Broadway's Cort Theatre.METEOR SHOWER
: Emmy winner Amy Schumer stars in a new absurdist comedy by Steve Martin about a California couple who invite another couple to dinner during a meteor shower. Beginning November 1st at Broadway's Booth Theater.ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
: A peasant girl and her star-crossed romance with a young man from the wealthy side of her island is the focus of this revival of the hit musical. Begins November 9th at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre.SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS
: A new musical based on the hit Nickelodeon cartoon series, SpongeBob SquarePants and the denizens of Bikini Bottom must rally to save their undersea world from total annihilation. Begins November 6th at Broadway's Palace Theatre.SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY
: Rock icon Bruce Springsteen makes his Broadway debut with a solo acoustic concert which follows the arc of his life and career. Begins October 3rd at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre.THE BAND'S VISIT
: An Egyptian police band arrives in Israel to play a concert when a mix-up at the border leaves them stranded and must seek the help of the locals in this new musical. Beginning October 7th at Broadway's Barrymore Theatre.THE ICEMAN COMETH
: Tony winner and two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington returns to Broadway in a new production of Eugene O'Neill's four-act epic play about a newly sober, charismatic traveling salesman whose renewed outlook on life threatens to upend the lives of his old friends. Begins March 22nd at Broadway's Jacobs Theatre.THE PARISIAN WOMAN
: Oscar nominee Uma Thurman stars in a new play by "House of Cards" creator Beau Willimon as a socialite navigating the dangerous waters of Washington, D.C. politics. Begins November 7th at Broadway's Hudson Theater.THREE TALL WOMEN
: A revival of Edward Albee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece that follows the interactions between three women who represent different versions of the same woman in her 90s, 50s, and 20s. Begins February 27th at Broadway's Golden Theater.
Here's another list (possibly incomplete, and always a work-in-progress) of upcoming Broadway shows
that have venues reserved and opening dates scheduled, but are not yet on sale to the general public.GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER: After losing his job on Wall Street, 40-year-old Mitch Shapiro reconnects with his high school friends, putting their old band back together and entering a high-stakes Battle of the Bands. Begins July 19th, 2018 at Broadway's Belasco Theatre.
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS 1 AND 2: A Broadway transfer of the London phenomenon that continues the story of former boy wizard Harry Potter, his friends, and his son, in a time-traveling adventure to save the world from the evil Lord Voldemort. Begins Spring 2018 at Broadway's Lyric Theatre.
JOHN LITHGOW: STORIES BY HEART: Two-time Tony winner and Oscar nominee John Lithgow returns to Broadway in a solo show that traces his roots as an actor and storyteller, working classic short stories by P. G. Wodehouse and and Ring Lardner - read to him as a child - into his own narrative. Begins December 21st, 2018 at Broadway's American Airlines Theatre.
MEAN GIRLS: A new musical based on the 2004 film that follows Cady Heron, who joins the American high school food chain and plots to end the vicious reign of Queen Bee Regina and the "Plastics." Begins March 12th at Broadway's August Wilson Theatre.
TRAVESTIES: Direct from a hit London revival, Tom Stoppard’s Tony-winning play about an elderly man who reminisces about Zurich in 1917 during the First World War begins March 29th, 2018 at Broadway's American Airlines Theatre.
When contemplating anticipated Broadway shows, it is good to remember what they say about the best laid plans of mice and men - so please don't build a vacation around any of these productions.
For a safer bet, consider current Broadway shows on sale to the general public right now.