Theater fans have made they voices heard, and they want one thing this spring: musicals! Broadway.com asked readers to choose their favorite show from the upcoming slate of productions headed to Broadway, and readers responded with excitement for three musicals (two originals and one revival) hitting the Great White Way in the next three months. Which new tuners are readers looking forward to most? Check out the results from our weekend poll below!
1. Cinderella — 20%
Laura Osnes’ legions of fans have assembled, and they’re pining to see their favorite princess take the Broadway Theatre in the Main Stem premiere of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella. Romance, palace intrigue, plus Tony wnner Victoria Clark belting “Impossible”... it's a winner!
'Cinderella' opens on March 3.
2. Matilda — 18%
Four little girls will get gold stars on their report cards when Matilda, based on the classic Roald Dahl novel and hit 1996 movie, debuts on Broadway. After this show, telekinetic five-year-olds will totally be the new redheads.
'Matilda' opens on April 11.
3. Jekyll & Hyde — 14%
Constantine Maroulis and Deborah Cox will light the stage on fire (not literally, Rebecca fans) when they bring the thrilling tale of Jekyll & Hyde to the Marquis Theatre. Broadway could use a sexy hero/villain this season!
'Jekyll & Hyde' opens on April 18.