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The Best Revivals on Broadway

Last updated May 6, 2024 by Staff
Lili Thomas as Matron "Mama" Morton and Kimberly Marable as Velma Kelly in <i>Chicago</i>.
Lili Thomas and Kimberly Marable in Chicago
(Photo: Jeremy Daniel)

Each year, Broadway enjoys the return of plays and musicals that have already made a mark in the theater world. Some revivals offer new takes on well-known stories while others offer the opportunity to see a beloved show you may have missed the first (or second!) time around. Learn all about the revivals on Broadway, then head to get tickets!

What You'll Learn About

An Enemy of the People
Now in Performances; Closes June 16, 2024
Jeremy Strong and Michael Imperioli star in Amy Herzog’s adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s moral battle. 

Now in Performances; Opens April 24, 2024
The Kit Kat Club reopens its doors on Broadway as an intimate and electrifying take on the classic Kander & Ebb musical returns. Eddie Redmayne stars as The Emcee, a role first played by Joel Grey in the musical’s 1966 original production. 

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

Now in Performances
This revival is celebrating its 27th year on Broadway! Featuring a score by John Kander and Fred Ebb and choreography inspired by Bob Fosse’s work in the 1975 original production, Chicago tells the tale of Vaudevillian murderesses Roxie and Velma. Get ready for some razzle dazzle! 

Begins May 17, 2024; Opens June 5, 2024; Closes July 28, 2024
Samm-Art Williams’ Tony-nominated coming-of-age story returns to Broadway for the first time since its premiere in 1980, directed by Kenny Leon. 

Merrily We Roll Along
Now in Performances; Closes July 7, 2024
Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff and Lindsay Mendez span three decades in the entertainment business in the revival of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s short-lived 1981 musical, which arrived on Broadway following the production’s acclaimed runs in London and off-Broadway. 

Lindsay Mendez, Jonathan Groff and Daniel Radcliffe in Merrily We Roll Along
(Photo: Matthew Murphy)

Our Town
Begins Fall 2024
Jim Parsons leads Kenny Leon's new staging of Thornton Wilder’s 1938 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about life, and death, in a small town.

The Who's Tommy
Now in Performances
The epic rock opera, telling the story of pinball wizard Tommy and featuring the music of The Who, returns to Broadway for the first time. 

The cast of Tommy performs
The cast of the Chicago production of The Who's Tommy
(Photo: Liz Lauren)

The Wiz
Now in Performances
The Tony-winning musical, based on L. Frank Baum’s children’s book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, eases down the road back to Broadway. 

Uncle Vanya
Now in Performances; Opens April 24, 2024
Steve Carell leads a starry cast in Heidi Schreck’s adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s classic story.

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