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The Best Shows Coming to Broadway in 2024

Last updated April 22, 2024 by Broadway.com Staff
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From thrilling revivals to stage adaptations of screen favorites to starry plays and beyond, find out the best musicals and plays on the way to Broadway in 2024.


The Notebook
Now Open
Allie and Noah arrive on stage in the musical adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ best-selling romantic drama, featuring a score by Ingrid Michaelson. Get The Notebook on Broadway Tickets!

Water For Elephants
Now Open
The circus comes to Broadway! Sarah Gruen’s best-selling novel comes to vivid life in this unique, spectacle-filled musical adaptation. Get Water for Elephants on Broadway Tickets!

a circus act performs
Paul Alexander Nolan, Isabelle McCalla and Grant Gustin in Water For Elephants
(Photo: Matthew Murphy)

An Enemy of the People
Now Open; Closes June 23, 2024
Jeremy Strong and Michael Imperioli star in Amy Herzog’s adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s classic work. Get An Enemy of the People on Broadway Tickets!

The Who's Tommy
Now Open
The epic and exhilarating rock opera, based on The Who’s monumental 1969 record of the same name, returns to Broadway. Get The Who's Tommy on Broadway Tickets!

Tommy greets his public
Ali Louis Bourzgui and the cast of The Who's Tommy
(Photo: Matthew Murphy and Evan Zimmerman)

The Outsiders
Now Open
Ponyboy and the gang arrive on Broadway in a new musical based on on S.E. Hinton’s classic novel and Francis Ford Coppola’s motion picture. Get The Outsiders on Broadway Tickets!

Lempicka
In Previews; Opens April 14, 2024
Eden Espinosa returns to Broadway in the sweeping new musical portrait celebrating the gripping true story of renowned artist Tamara de Lempicka. Get Lempicka on Broadway Tickets!

Suffs
In Previews; Opens April 18, 2024
Shaina Taub’s epic new musical tells the story of the suffragists as they fight for the women’s right to vote. Get Suffs on Broadway Tickets!

Hell's Kitchen
In Previews; Opens April 20, 2024
A new musical inspired by the life of, and featuring music and lyrics by, 15-time Grammy winner Alicia Keys. Get Hell's Kitchen on Broadway Tickets!

The Wiz
In Previews; Opens April 17, 2024
Based on L. Frank Baum’s children’s book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Wiz returns home to the American stage with an all-new adaptation.  Get The Wiz on Broadway Tickets!

the cast of The Wiz takes on the yellow brick road
Kyle Ramar Freeman, Nichelle Lewis, Phillip Johnson Richardson and Avery Wilson in the national tour of The Wiz
(Photo: Jeremy Daniel)

The Heart of Rock and Roll
In Previews; Opens April 22, 2024
It's hip to be square! The music of Huey Lewis takes the Broadway stage in this new romantic comedy! Get The Heart of Rock and Roll Tickets!

The Great Gatsby
In Previews;  Opens April 25, 2024
Jeremy Jordan and Eva Noblezada star in the musical adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel. Get The Great Gatsby on Broadway Tickets!

Cabaret
In Previews; Opens April 21, 2024
The Kit Kat Club welcomes Eddie Redmayne and Gayle Rankin in this electrifying new production of Kander and Ebb’s classic musical. Get Cabaret on Broadway Tickets!

The Emcee beckons
Eddie Redmayne as The Emcee in Cabaret
(Photo: Mason Poole)

Patriots
In Previews; Opens April 22, 2024; Closes June 23, 2024
Peter Morgan's Olivier Award-nominated play set in 1990s post-Soviet Russia arrives on Broadway for a limited run. Get Patriots on Broadway Tickets!

Uncle Vanya
In Previews; Opens April 24, 2024
Steve Carell makes his Broadway debut leading a starry cast in Heidi Schreck’s new adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s classic. Get Uncle Vanya on Broadway Tickets!

Illinoise
Opens April 24, 2024; Closes August 10, 2024
The theatrical reimagining of Sufjan Stevens' Grammy and Oscar-nominated album Illinois arrives on Broadway, featuring new arrangements ranging in style from DIY folk and indie rock to marching band and ambient electronics. Get Illinoise on Broadway Tickets!

Mother Play
In Previews; Opens April 25, 2024
Jessica Lange, Jim Parsons and Celia Keenan-Bolger star in Paula Vogel’s bitingly funny and unflichingly honest new play. Get Mother Play on Broadway Tickets!

Mary Jane
In Previews; Opens April 23, 2024
Screen favorite Rachel McAdams makes her Broadway debut as a single mother in an impossible family situation in Amy Herzog’s drama. Get Mary Jane on Broadway Tickets!

Stereophonic
In Previews; Opens April 19, 2024
Featuring original music from Arcade Fire's Will Butler, Stereophonic mines the agony and the ecstasy of creation as it zooms in on a music studio in 1976. Get Stereophonic on Broadway Tickets!

a band sits in a recording studio
The cast of Stereophonic
(Photo: Julieta Cervantes)

Home
Previews begin May 17 2024; Opens June 5, 2024; Closes July 28, 2024
Kenny Leon directs the Broadway return of Samm-Art Williams’ coming-of-age story. Get Home on Broadway Tickets!

Forbidden Broadway on Broadway: Merrily We Stole a Song
Previews begin July 15, 2024; Opens August 5, 2024; Closes November 1, 2024
The long-running parody makes its way to Broadway after 42 years, featuring spoofs of recent shows and Sondheim musicals.

Our Town
Previews begin September 17, 2024; Opens October 10, 2024
Jim Parsons, Zoey Deutch and Katie Holmes lead a starry cast in Kenny Leon's production of Thornton Wilder's classic play. Get Our Town on Broadway Tickets!

Sunset Boulevard
Previews begin September 28, 2024; Opens October 20, 2024
Nicole Scherzinger makes her Broadway debut as Norma Desmond in Jamie Lloyd's production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's classic musical.

Norma Desmond holds her head in her hands looking up
Nicole Scherzinger in the London production of Sunset Boulevard
(Photo: Marc Brenner)

Yellow Face
Previews begin in September of 2024
Daniel Dae Kim stars in David Henry Hwang's acclaimed laugh-out-loud farce, inspired by real events.

A Wonderful World: The Louis Armstrong Musical
Previews begin October 16, 2024; Opens November 11, 2024
Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart stars as jazz legend and American icon Louis Armstrong in this new musical, told from the perspective of his four wives.

Left on Tenth
Opens in Fall 2024
Julianna Margulies and Peter Gallagher star in a new play based on Delia Ephron's best-selling memoir of the same name.

Romeo + Juliet
Opens in Fall 2024
Kit Connor and Rachel Zegler come to Broadway in a new production of Shakespeare's classic, featuring music by Grammy winner Jack Antonoff.

Eureka Day
Previews begin November 25, 2024
Jonathan Spector’s wildly relevant and bitingly funny play set in a private California elementary school arrives on Broadway after a successful London run.

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