March is bustin’ out all over! Because it's March! March, March, March! (That’s how the song goes, right?) Finally, after weeks and weeks of waiting, spring is officially here, and what better way to celebrate than by venturing out of the house to see some awesome New York City theater? Check out our picks of the week!
Meet 14 Funny Girls (and Dudes)
March 26 at 54 Below
Don’t tell them not to live, just sit and putta! 14 Broadway faves will channel Fanny Brice in honor of the iconic musical’s 50th anniversary at 54 Below. Emily Skinner, Julia Murney, Katie Rose Clarke, John Tartaglia and more will take the stage alongside Mimi Hines, who replaced Babs in the iconic role in Broadway's Funny Girl. Don’t rain on all 14 of their parades. Click for tickets!
Go Mad with Cheyenne Jackson & Orfeh
March 29 at Birdland
Let’s face it, we all want to live inside the TV show Mad Men—and now is your chance! Join Cheyenne Jackson and his special guest, Tony nominee Orfeh, for an evening of Mad Men-era tunes, as well as songs from Jackson’s original album “I’m Blue, Skies.” Bring your vintage highball glass. Click for tickets!
Choose Your Own Idina Adventure
March 30 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre
You have two choices. On one hand, you could sit at home pouting and wondering what Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey’s new musical If/Then, starring Tony winner Idina Menzel is like. OR you could get tickets now and actually see the new production in person! See Menzel imagine what could have been in the new tuner. Click for tickets!
Defy Gravity with Ashley Brown
March 30 at Avery Fisher Hall
Ever wanted to see Mary Poppins favorite Ashley Brown as Elphaba? Well, now’s your chance (kinda). The songstress will lead the annual concert Defying Gravity: The Music of Stephen Schwartz and Eric Whitacre at Lincoln Center, featuring a chorus of more than 250 singers. No word on whether Brown will be wearing a witch hat and soaring high above the stage, but we can dream, can't we? Click for tickets!
Say Goodbye to Godot
Through March 30 at the Cort Theatre
It’s your last chance to see the cutest BFFs around, Sir Patrick Stewart and Sir Ian McKellen, in a double dose of Broadway existentialism: Waiting For Godot by Samuel Beckett and No Man’s Land by Harold Pinter. With this talented twosome at the helm, these two haunting masterpieces playing in rep are both must-see shows. Click for tickets!