Watch Trailers For Broadway’s 2019-2020 Season: What’s Here & What’s Upcoming
August 20th, 2019
by Josh Ferri
As new shows get announced every day, it's tough to wrap your head around the upcoming Broadway season. Find out what's in store for theatre fans and learn more about what’s happening on Broadway this year...so far (also, the musical concerts have not been included). If you want to get discount ticket alerts for any of these shows sign up now.
Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune
The limited revival starring Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon played its final performance on July 28, 2019.
Critics and fans alike are going wild over the lush musical adaption of the Baz Luhrmann film. Tony Award winner Karen Olivo and Aaron Tveit headline as the pair of doomed lovers, Satine and Christian. Running at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.
Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and Tony Award nominee Tom Sturridge deliver must-see performances in this emotional look at the human life cycle and what it means to be a father and a son. Running at the Hudson Theatre through September 29.
The hit London revival of Harold Pinter's thriller Betrayal arrives in NYC and stars Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton, and Charlie Cox in their Broadway debuts. Running at the Jacobs Theatre through December 8.
British mentalist and illusionist Derren Brown brings his jaw-dropping (and all together mind-blowing) show to Broadway, and, take it from us, you'll never experience anything quite like what he does. Running at the Cort Theatre September 6 through January 4.
The creators of the Tony-winning Best Play All The Way return to Broadway with a fascinating look at the LBJ legacy, starring Brian Cox as President Lyndon B. Johnson. Running September 6 through November 30 at LCT's Vivian Beaumont Theater.
Two stage greats come together for this MTC transfer of the hit West End play. Two-time Olivier and Tony Award winner Jonathan Pryce and three-time Olivier Award winner Eileen Atkins star in this drama about the unraveling of a 50-year marriage. Running September 10 through November 17 at the Friedman Theatre.
The explosive, surprising, and sold-out hit play by Jeremy O. Harris arrives on Broadway, and it's exploration of race and power in America is sure to have theatregoers talking. It's an absolute must-see. Running September 10 through January 5 at the Golden Theatre.
Conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail and Anthony Veneziale, Freestyle Love Supreme features six talented performers who go non-stop from singing to rapping to beat-boxing with harmonies and freestyle flow. Running September 13 through January 5 at the Booth Theatre.
Tony Award winner Mary Louise Parker returns to Broadway opposite newcomer Will Hochman in this two-hander about an Ivy League professor and her brilliant, mysterious student. Running September 14 through January 12 at Studio 54.
The latest dark, adult comedy from Tony and Pulitzer Prize Award winner Tracy Letts introduces Broadway audiences to Wheeler, a 50-year-old divorcee in the throes of a mid-life spiral. The Steppenwolf and Second Stage Theatre production stars Ian Barford as Wheeler. Running September 19 through November 10 at the Hayes Theatre.
Oscar winner Marisa Tomei leads the new Roundabout Theatre Company revival of Tennessee Williams's classic about an Italian widow who rekindles her desire for love, lust, and life. Beginning September 19 at the American Airlines Theatre.
This new musical is based on the popular young adult series about Percy Jackson, a teenager who finds out he is the son of an ancient Greek god. After starring in the original off-Broadway run and national tour, Chris McCarrell reprises his performance as Percy for Broadway. Running September 20 through January 5 at the Longacre Theatre.
The West End's huge award winner arrives on Broadway in a two-part drama that is sure to have critics, audiences, and awards voters all abuzz. Matthew Lopez’s drama follows three generations of gay men living in New York. Performances begin September 27 at the Barrymore Theatre.
After a smash run on the West End, Tony and Olivier nominee Adrienne Warren brings her electrifying Tina Turner to Broadway in the new bio-musical Tina: The Tina Turner Musical. Just watch the video above and you'll see how epic this is going to be. Beginning October 12 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.
The music from Alanis Morrissette's iconic album comes to life with this completely original story from Diablo Cody about the cracks and secrets within a picture-perfect American family. Beginning November 3 at the Broadhurst Theatre.
Tony & Olivier Award-winning director Matthew Warchus (Broadway's God of Carnage, Matilda, The Norman Conquests and Groundhog's Day) returns to Broadway with his immersive take on the classic Dickens tale. Campbell Scott stars as Ebenezer Scrooge. Running November 7 through January 5 at the Lyceum Theatre.
The Illusionists: Magic of the Holidays
The international troupe of magicians and performers are back for another holiday season on Broadway. Running November 29 through January 5 at the Neil Simon Theatre.
It's the beloved musical like you've never seen it before. Tony-winning visionaries Ivo van Hove and Jan Versweyveld put their spin on the classic. This new production also features brand-new, original choreography by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and stars Isaac Powell as Tony and newcomer Shereen Pimentel as Maria. Performances begin December 10 at the Broadway Theatre.
Second Stage heats up the winter with the star-studded comedy about a couple who decides to split up after 50 years and how it affects their adult children. The new Bess Wohl play stars Tony winner Priscilla Lopez, Tony nominee Ashley Park, Michael Urie, Maulik Pancholy, and Tony nominee Thomas Sadoski. Running December 20 through March 1 at the Hayes Theatre.
Roundabout's winter offering is the first Broadway production of Charles Fuller's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, A Soldier’s Play. Directed by Kenny Leon, this limited production stars Tony nominee David Alan Grier and Blair Underwood and examines the murder of a black Sergeant on a Louisiana Army base in 1944. Performances begin December 27 at the American Airlines Theatre.
Emmy winner Laura Linney returns to MTC in the haunting new solo piece about a woman who wakes after an operation to find—much to her surprise—her long-estranged mother at the foot of her bed. Running January 6 through March 1 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.
After a hit run at The Public Theater, the intimate Bob Dylan musical about a Midwestern community struggling through The Great Depression arrives on Broadway. The emotional performance by Tony nominee Mare Winningham is worth the price of admission. Performances begin February 7 at the Belasco Theatre.
Arriving just in time for Valentine's Day is the huge West End hit Six, a musical in which the six ex-wives of King Henry VIII share their sides of the story through electrifying pop music. Performances begin February 13 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.
The life of the late Princess Diana comes to the stage in a new musical created by the Tony-winning team behind Memphis. Starring British actress Jeanna de Waal in the title role, the show focuses on her wedding and marriage to Prince Charles. Performances begin March 2 at the Longacre Theatre.
Marianne Elliott's Olivier Award-winning hit production of the Sondheim musical arrives direct from London with Tony and Olivier Award winner Patti LuPone reprising her performance as Joanne opposite Tony winner Katrina Lenk as Bobbie. Performances begin March 2 at the Jacobs Theatre.
The Lehman Trilogy
The National Theatre's big sold-out epic comes to Broadway for 16 weeks. Told in three parts, the show examines two centuries of the Lehman family, their massive success and the devastating failure of the financial institution that brought the global economy to its knees. Original UK stars Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley, and Ben Miles all reprise their performances for Broadway. Performances begin March 7 at the Nederlander Theatre.
The latest musical from James Lapine, Tom Kitt and Michael Korie stars Carmen Cusack, Harry Hadden-Paton and Tony Yazbeck as three extraordinary and accomplished people who experiment with LSD while at a critical crossroad in their lives. Performances begin March 12 at LCT's Vivian Beaumont Theater.
Roundabout Theatre Company transfers the hit London production of Tony Kushner & Jeanine Tesori’s Tony Award-nominated and Olivier Award-winning musical about an African-American maid living in 1963 Louisiana. Sharon D. Clarke reprises her Olivier Award-winning performance as Caroline. Performances begin March 13 at Studio 54.
Paula Vogel's Pulitzer-winning play about a lecherous relationship between a niece and her uncle debuts on Broadway in an all-new production starring the play's pair of original off-Broadway stars, Tony winner Mary-Louise Parker and Tony nominee David Morse. Running March 27 through June 7 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.
Emmy Award winner Debra Messing stars as Ernestine Ashworth in the New York premiere of Noah Haidle's new play. Watch as she takes audiences through her birthdays from ages 17 to 101. Running April 2 through June 21 at the American Airlines Theatre.
Second Stage presents the first Broadway revival of Richard Greenberg's Tony-winning Best Play about a gay baseball player who comes out of the closet. Jesse Williams makes his Broadway debut as Darren Lemming, and Emmy nominee Jesse Tyler Ferguson stars as his accountant, Mason Marzac. Performances begin March 31 at the Hayes Theatre.
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