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Broadway Returns to New York City

Some of the most famous Broadway productions are making their spectacular returns this fall!

With Broadway shows allowed to return to full capacity in September, it’s time to start planning those visits to New York City! The line-up for the fall season includes numerous returning favorites in addition to some fabulous new openings. Here’s what’s coming in September and what you can see even sooner. Editor’s Note- Due to the ongoing nature of the Covid-19 pandemic, dates are subject to change. At press time, all audience members, performers and staff at Broadway theaters are required to provide proof of vaccination (some exceptions may apply). 

Currently Open & Opening Before September

Springsteen on Broadway
The world-famous Bruce Springsteen will be performing on Broadway at the St. James Theatre with a limited-run of his hits throughout the decade. Note- Proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required to attend. "Springsteen on Broadway." 

Pass Over
Located at August Wilson Theatre, "Pass Over" is a play following the narratives of three men. The show is a twist on “Waiting for Godot.” "Pass Over." 

Between the Lines- Off-Broadway
A fantastical musical at the Tony Kiser Theatre about a girl who rewrites her own life story. "Between the Lines."

Blindness- Closes July 25, Off-Broadway
A production at Daryl Roth Theatre that utilizes periods of darkness to synthesize blindness and show how darkness can bring strength. "Blindness." 

Drunk Shakespeare
Performers take shots before attempting to act out a famous Shakespearean play at The Lounge at Roy Arias Stages. "Drunk Shakespeare." 

Aladdin Marquee on Broadway New York | WhereTraveler
"Aladdin" Marquee (©Jusdevoyage)

Broadway Openings

Aladdin- Reopens September 28, 2021
The beloved Disney classic comes to Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre in this spectacular production from the director of The Book of Mormon and the producer of The Lion King. "Aladdin." 

Chicago- Reopens September 14, 2021
The iconic production that has wowed audiences for two decades returns to Broadway at the Ambassador Theatre. "Chicago." 

Come From Away- Reopens September 21, 2021
Based on the true story of passengers stranded after the events of 9/11 and the town that came to their rescue. This show will take place at Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. "Come From Away."

Hadestown- Reopens September 2, 2021
A theatrical telling of two Greek mythological couples—Hades and Persephone and Odysseus and Eurydice reopens at Walter Kerr Theatre. "Hadestown."

Hamilton- Reopens September 14, 2021
The Tony-award-winning production based on the life of Alexander Hamilton returns to Broadway at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. "Hamilton." 

Lackawanna Blues- Opens September 28, 2021
A solo production by Tony Award-winning performer Ruben Santiago-Hudson at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. "Lackawanna Blues." 

The Lion King- Reopens September 14, 2021
A live-action theatrical production of the beloved Disney classic at the Minskoff Theatre. "The Lion King." 

Moulin Rouge! The Musical!- Reopens September 24, 2021
A Broadway production based on the Baz Luhrmann classic, Moulin Rouge at Al Hirschfeld Theatre. "Moulin Rouge! The Musical!"

Wicked- Reopens September 14, 2021
The wickedly fabulous retelling of The Wizard of Oz from a different perspective at Gershwin Theatre. "Wicked."

Hamilton Marquee on Broadway New York | WhereTraveler
Hamilton Marquee (©Sudan Ouyang)

Off-Broadway 

Between the Lines
A musical production spanning the worlds of reality and fantasy at the Tony Kiser Theatre. "Between the Lines."

Little Shop of Horrors- Reopens September 21, 2021
Based on the 60s horror film of the same name, this musical production provides a campy rendition to the story. Located at the Westside Theatre (upstairs). "Little Shop of Horrors."

The Office! A Musical Parody
Based on the hit sitcom, “The Office,” this theatrical production follows the daily workday at Dunder Mifflin. Located at The Theater Center/The Jerry Orbach Theater. "The Office! A Musica Parody."