List of upcoming and announced captivating Broadway productions

Audiences love Broadway shows for a variety of reasons. Some people enjoy the live performance aspect, the energy of the audience, and the excitement of being in a theatre. Others love the spectacle of a large-scale production with elaborate sets, costumes, and special effects.

Many people also appreciate the talent of the actors, singers, and dancers, who bring the characters and stories to life on stage. Some audiences are drawn to the emotional depth of the stories, the humor, or the themes that are explored in the shows.

Additionally, some people attend Broadway shows because they have a personal connection to the material, whether it’s a classic story they remember from their childhood, or a favorite film or novel that has been adapted for the stage.

Ultimately, there are many reasons why audiences love Broadway shows, and it often comes down to a combination of the factors mentioned above.

2022-2023 Broadway Season: Upcoming and Announced Shows

Stay updated with the latest Broadway shows premiering in town and in development.

A Doll’s House

  • Theatre: Hudson Theatre
  • Preview Starts: February 13, 2023
  • Opening Night: March 9, 2023
  • Cast: Jessica Chastain, Arian Moayed, Okieriete Onaodowan, Jesmille Darbouze, Tasha Lawrence, Michael Patrick Thornton
  • Written by: Henrik Ibsen (playwright), Amy Herzog (new version)
  • Directed by: Jamie Lloyd
  • Synopsis: Jessica Chastain, one of the most acclaimed actors of her generation, will bring a new energy to the timeless play, reprising one of the theatre’s iconic roles.

Bad Cinderella

  • Theatre: Imperial Theatre
  • Preview Starts: February 17, 2023
  • Opening Night: March 23, 2023
  • Cast: Linedy Genao, Carolee Carmello, Grace McLean, Jordan Dobson, Morgan Higgins, Sami Gayle, Christina Acosta Robinson
  • Written by: Andrew Lloyd Webber (music), David Zippel (lyrics), Emerald Fennell (book)
  • Director: Laurence Connor
  • About: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s latest musical, a modern update on the classic fairy tale, comes to Broadway following a run in London’s West End.


Parade” will make its return to Broadway in a new production. The show will take place at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, with its first preview on February 21, 2023 and its official opening on March 16, 2023. The musical stars Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond, and is written by Jason Robert Brown (music and lyrics) and Alfred Uhry (book). Michael Arden will serve as the director. The story of Parade follows a sold-out run last fall at New York City Center, with the musical being well-received by audiences.

Sweeney Todd

Another musical, “Sweeney Todd,” will also be making its way back to Broadway. The show will take place at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, with its first preview on February 26, 2023 and its official opening on March 26, 2023. The cast includes Josh Groban, Annaleigh Ashford, Jordan Fisher, Gaten Matarazzo, Ruthie Ann Miles, Maria Bilbao, Jamie Jackson, John Rapson, and Nicholas Christopher. Stephen Sondheim wrote the music and lyrics, while Hugh Wheeler wrote the book. The director will be Thomas Kail. “Sweeney Todd” is a musical thriller about the Demon Barber of Fleet Street and the pie-maker, and will feature a full 26-person orchestra playing Jonathan Tunick’s original orchestrations.


The Bob Fosse musical revue, “Dancin” will also be making its way to Broadway. It will take place at the Music Box Theatre, with its first preview on March 2, 2023 and its official opening on March 19, 2023. The concept for the show was created by Bob Fosse, and it will be directed by Wayne Cilento, who starred in the original 1978 Broadway production. The musical features an eclectic song list, ranging from Neil Diamond to George M. Cohan.


A new musical, “Shucked” will debut on Broadway at the Nederlander Theatre. Its first preview will take place on March 8, 2023, with the official opening on April 4, 2023. The cast includes John Behlmann, Kevin Cahoon, Andrew Durand, Grey Henson, Caroline Innerbichler, Ashley D. Kelley, and Alex Newell. The music and lyrics were written by Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally, while Robert Horn wrote the book. Jack O’Brien will serve as the director. “Shucked” is a farm-to-fable musical about corn that follows the relationship between a semi-neurotic New York comedy writer and two music superstars from Nashville.


The classic tale reimagined for the 21st century, will return to Broadway. The show will take place at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre, with its first preview on March 9, 2023 and its official opening on April 13, 2023. The cast includes Andrew Burnap, Phillipa Soo, and Jordan Donica. Frederick Loewe wrote the music, while Alan Jay Lerner wrote the original book and lyrics, and Aaron Sorkin wrote additional book material. The director will be Barlett Sher.

Life of Pi

Life of Pi an Olivier Award-winning adaptation of the best-selling novel, will come to Broadway from London’s West End. The show will take place at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, with its first preview on March 9, 2023 and its official opening on March 30, 2023. The play was written by Lolita Chakrabarti, while Yann Martel wrote the novel. Max Webster will serve as the director.

Pan Goes Wrong

The Ethel Barrymore Theatre presents a comically chaotic twist on a classic tale with “Peter Pan Goes Wrong”. Join the bumbling Cornley Drama Society as they struggle through technical difficulties, flying malfunctions, and cast conflicts all while trying to stage J.M. Barrie’s beloved story. With a script written by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, and Henry Shields and directed by Adam Meggido, this play promises to be a hilarious take on the timeless tale.

Fat Ham

Indulge in a side-splitting theatrical experience at the American Airlines Theatre with “Fat Ham”. This Pulitzer Prize-winning play, written by James Ijames and directed by Saheem Ali, takes the stage following its sold-out, critically acclaimed run at The Public Theater. Don’t miss your chance to see this hilarious production live on Broadway.

The Thanksgiving Play

Get ready for a unique and absurd take on holiday traditions at the Hayes Theatre with “The Thanksgiving Play”. Written by Larissa FastHorse and directed by Rachel Chavkin, this play follows a group of well-intentioned theater artists as they attempt to create a revolutionary, culturally sensitive, and inoffensive Thanksgiving school pageant that gives a voice to Native Americans. But finding the right Native Americans proves to be more difficult than they imagined, leading to a series of absurd events. Don’t miss this comedic take on the holiday season!”

New York, New York

Travel back in time to post-WWII New York at the St. James Theatre with “New York, New York”. Starring Colton Ryan and Anna Uzele, this musical tells the story of a city in recovery using John Kander and Fred Ebb’s classic songs, as well as new ones written by Kander and Lin-Manuel Miranda. With a script written by David Thompson and Sharon Washington, and directed by Susan Stroman, this production promises to be a nostalgic and heartwarming journey.


Step into the world of Emma Donoghue’s best-selling novel at the James Earl Jones Theatre with “Room”. Starring Adrienne Warren, this Broadway adaptation features music and lyrics by Cora Bissett and Kathryn Joseph, and is directed by Cora Bissett herself. This touching production has already been well-received in London, Dublin, and Ontario.

Summer, 1976

Experience the challenges and triumphs of motherhood and independence at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre with “Summer, 1976”. Starring Laura Linney and Jessica Hecht, this play explores the lives of two young women in Ohio during the Bicentennial celebrations. With a script written by David Auburn and directed by Daniel Sullivan, this production is sure to be a thought-provoking and emotional journey.

Good Night, Oscar

Join a talented ensemble cast at the Belasco Theatre for “Good Night, Oscar”. Starring Sean Hayes, Emily Bergl, Marchánt Davis, Peter Grosz, Ben Rappaport, Alex Wyse, and John Zdrojeski, this production promises to be a delightful and entertaining experience. With previews starting on April 7th and opening on April 24th, don’t miss your chance to see this talented cast bring their characters to life on stage.”

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