Here's a list of upcoming Broadway shows
that are now on sale, but have not yet started performances.AMERICAN SON
: Set in a Florida police station, Kendra and Scott, a separated, interracial couple, reunite as they grapple with the disappearance of their teenage son in this Broadway premiere drama. Begins October 6th at Broadway's Booth Theatre.BERNHARDT/HAMLET
: Tony winner Janet McTeer stars as legendary leading lady Sarah Bernhardt as she tackles her make-or-break role in the lavish, late 19th century production of "Hamlet," in a world premiere by Pulitzer finalist Theresa Rebeck. Begins August 31st at Broadway's American Airlines Theatre.KING KONG
: Based on the 1932 novel and 1933 film, a new musical stage adaptaton with a contemporary take on the classic tale of beauty and the beast. Begins October 5th at the Broadway Theatre.KISS ME, KATE
: A revival of Cole Porter's Tony-winning musical about two divorced and egocentric performers who find themselves starring opposite each other in a musical version of "Taming of the Shrew." Begins February 14th at Broadway's Studio 54.THE CHER SHOW
: A new juxebox musical that tells the story of the early life and career of music icon Cher, using the songs in her memorable catalog. Begins November 1st at Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre.THE FERRYMAN
: In rural Northern Ireland in 1981, the annual harvest is interrupted by a visitor in a new play by Tony nominee Jez Butterworth. Begins October 2nd at Broadway's Jacobs Theatre.THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT
: Based on a true story, Daniel Radcliffe stars in a new play about a magazine fact checker assigned to a groundbreaking piece about a Las Vegas teenager who committed suicide, and finds most of the story to be fabricated. Begins September 20th at Broadway's Studio 54.THE NAP
: A new comedy thriller about the world of snooker, the British version of pool, where a young star on the rise is forced into shady dealings by others attempting to fix a championship tournament. Begins March 28th at Broadway's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.THE PROM
: When Broadway’s brassiest stars get word that a student is unceremoniously sidelined from a small-town Indiana prom - and that the press is involved - they gear up to save the day in a new musical. Begins October 23rd at Broadway's Longacre Theatre.THE WAVERLY GALLERY
: A memory play that centers around a boutique art gallery in Greenwich Village, the elderly woman with Alzheimer's disease who runs it, her family who struggles to care for her, and a building owner who aims to turn the gallery into a cafe. Begins September 25th at Broadway's Golden Theatre.TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
: Oscar-winner Aaron Sorkin's stage adaptation of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning semi-autobiographical novel about racial injustice in a small Alabama town in the mid 1930s. Begins November 1st at Broadway's Shubert Theatre.TORCH SONG
: A drag performer navigates both the liberation and assimilation of gay men in 1980s New York, as well as a back-and-forth plea for respect from his overbearing mother in a revival of Harvey Fierstein’s powerful play. Begins October 9th at Broadway's Hayes Theatre.
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.INK: Set in 1969 London, a new play that follows a brash, young Rupert Murdoch on the verge of founding the U.K.’s most influential newspaper. Begins April 2nd at Broadway's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.
NETWORK: Anchorman Howard Beale struggles to pull in viewers, but when he unravels live on screen in his final broadcast, the ratings soar, and the network seizes on their newfound populist prophet in a stage adaptation of Paddy Chayefsky Oscar-winning film. Begins November 10th at Broadway's Cort Theatre.
TOOTSIE: A talented but difficult actor struggles to find work until an audacious, desperate stunt lands him the role of a lifetime in a new musical adaptation of the Oscar-winning 1982 film. Begins March 29th at Broadway's Marquis Theatre.
TRUE WEST: Ethan Hawke and Paul Dano star as two brothers who reunite to discuss their mother's recently abandoned house, leading to the airing of old resentments and some unexpected twists in their relationship, in a revival of Sam Shepard's classic drama. Begins December 27th 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.