A lively stage adaptation of the Academy Award-winning 1994 Disney film, The Lion King is the story of a young lion prince living in the flourishing African Pride Lands.
When an unthinkable tragedy, orchestrated by Simba’s wicked uncle, Scar, takes his father’s life, Simba flees the Pride Lands, leaving his loss and the life he knew behind. Eventually companioned by two hilarious and unlikely friends, Simba starts anew. But when weight of responsibility and a desperate plea from the now ravaged Pride Lands come to find the adult prince, Simba must take on a formidable enemy, and fulfill his destiny to be king.
The Lion King, The Jungle Book
Music - Elton John; Lyrics - Tim Rice; Director - Julie Taymor; Book - Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi; Choreographer - Garth Fagan; Set Designer - Richard Hudson; Lighting Designer - Donald Holder; Sound Designer - Tony Meola; Mask & Puppet Designer - Michael Curry; Costume Designer and Mask/Puppet Co-Designer - Julie Taymor; Orchestrations - Robert Elhai, David Metzger and Bruce Fowler; Music Director - Joseph Church CAST: Simba – Bradley Gibson; Mufasa – L. Steven Taylor; Nala – Adrienne Walker; Young Simba – Haven Alexander/Jesus Del Orden; Rafiki – Tshidi Manye; Scar – Stephen Carlile; Zazu – Tony Freeman; Pumbaa – Ben Jeffrey; Timon – Fred Berman; Young Nala – Suri Marrero/Aliya “Jo” Ramey; Banzai – James Brown-Orleans; Ed – Enrique Segura; Shenzi – Bonita J. Hamilton
The Lineup with Susie Mosher is a wild, anything-goes variety show featuring entertainers from the Broadway, cabaret and comedy scenes. Actress/singer Mosher hosts the spontaneous extravaganza every Tuesday, and each Lineup is unique and promises to deliver an unforgettable night of quintessential NYC entertainment. ** There is an additional $20 food or drink minimum per person. Ticket purchase guarantees seating for you and your party. However, seating is offered on a first come first served basis.
Inspired by the noble jazz pioneers Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton and their colleagues, David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band breathes life and passion into America’s own great art form. Now in its 19th year of residency at Birdland, the weekly engagement is the city’s best musical bargain! Tuba player David Ostwald leads a rotating lineup of the best hot jazz players in NYC. ** There is an additional $20 food or drink minimum per person. Ticket purchase guarantees seating for you and your party. However, seating is offered on a first come first served basis.
Jim Caruso’s Cast Party is a wildly popular weekly soirée that brings a sprinkling of Broadway glitz and urbane wit to the legendary Birdland in New York City every Monday night. Since 1993, it's been a cool cabaret night-out enlivened by a hilariously impromptu variety show. Showbiz superstars, backed by Billy Stritch on piano, Steve Doyle on bass and Daniel Glass on drums, hit the stage alongside up-and-comers, serving up jaw-dropping music and general razzle-dazzle. ** There is an additional $20 food or drink minimum per person. Ticket purchase guarantees seating for you and your party. However, seating is offered on a first come first served basis.
The tradition continues. Pianist, composer, and leader of, "the first family of Afro-Latin Jazz," (New York Times) Arturo O'Farrill, continues a weekly Sunday night Birdland residency that started over 20 years ago. The Afro-Latin Octet features pared down, appropriately socially-distanced, version of the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra performing a program of original compositions and arrangements of Afro-Latin Jazz standards contributed by the band members. ** There is an additional $20 food or drink minimum per person. Ticket purchase guarantees seating for you and your party. However, seating is offered on a first come first served basis.
Come on, Babe! If you’re looking for razzle-dazzle entertainment… If you’re looking for a night out at the theater you’ll remember for years to come… If you're looking for pure Broadway… then look no further than Chicago! A true New York City institution, Chicago has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping-song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you’ve ever seen. No wonder Chicago has been honored with six Tony Awards®, two Olivier Awards®, a Grammy and thousands of standing ovations. It’s also no surprise that Chicago has wowed audiences all around the world, from Mexico City to Moscow, from Sao Paulo to South Africa. But the hottest place to experience it is on Broadway. There’s always someone fabulous center stage. Whether you’re looking for your first Broadway musical… whether you’ve seen the Academy Award®-winning film and want to experience the show live on stage… or whether you’ve seen it before and want to recapture the magic, Chicago always delivers. Chicago is a classic. It’s the show you can always count on to give you the thrills and memories that only come from seeing a Broadway musical. * All details including dates and artists are subject to change ** There will be a vaccine and mask policy in order for all Broadway shows
Two-time Tony Award®, Grammy Award®, and Emmy Award® winner Hugh Jackman will make his highly anticipated return to Broadway in what is widely agreed to be the greatest role ever created for an actor in the history of musical theater: Professor Harold Hill in Meredith Willson’s beloved classic, The Music Man.
The Book of Mormon follows two young missionaries who are sent to Uganda to try to convert citizens to the Mormon religion. One missionary, Elder Price, is an enthusiastic go-getter with a strong dedication to his faith, while his partner, Elder Cunningham, is a socially awkward but well meaning nerd whose tendency to embroider the truth soon lands him in trouble. Upon their arrival in Africa, Elders Price and Cunningham learn that in a society plagued by AIDS, poverty and violence, a successful mission may not be as easy as they expected.
Phone rings, door chimes, in comes Company! Tony Award and Grammy Award winner Katrina Lenk and two-time Tony Award and two-time Grammy Award winner Patti LuPone join forces in Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s groundbreaking musical comedy. It’s Bobbie’s 35th birthday party, and all her friends keep asking, why isn’t she married? As Bobbie searches for answers, she discovers why being single and being married in 21st-century New York could drive a person crazy. Two-time Tony Award-winning director Marianne Elliott (War Horse, Curious Incident, Angels in America) helms this revelatory new production. Company features Stephen Sondheim’s award-winning songs "You Could Drive a Person Crazy," "The Ladies Who Lunch," "Side by Side by Side" and the iconic "Being Alive." So come back to Broadway and celebrate those good and crazy people in our lives. We’ll be so glad to see you.
Broadway’s Come From Away is a Best Musical winner all across North America! This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships. Don’t miss this breathtaking new musical written by Tony® nominees Irene Sankoff and David Hein, and helmed by Tony-winning Best Director, Christopher Ashley. Newsweek cheers, “It takes you to a place you never want to leave!” On 9/11, the world stopped. On 9/12, their stories moved us all.
Mrs. Doubtfire is a new musical comedy about the things we do to stay together. Based upon the beloved 1993 Twentieth Century Studios Motion Picture, Mrs. Doubtfire features a book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell, music and lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick, (the Tony Award®-nominated team behind Something Rotten!), direction by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks (Hello, Dolly!), choreography by Lorin Latarro (Waitress), and music supervision by Ethan Popp (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical). Daniel Hillard, a struggling, out-of-work actor, will do anything for his kids. After losing custody in a messy divorce, he disguises himself as Scottish nanny Euphegenia Doubtfire in a desperate attempt to stay in their lives. As his new character takes on a life of its own, Mrs. Doubtfire teaches Daniel more than he bargained for about how to be a father. A hysterical and heartfelt story about holding onto your loved ones against all odds, Mrs. Doubtfire is the musical comedy we need right now – one that proves we’re better together.
In the middle-eastern town of Agrabah, Princess Jasmine is feeling hemmed in by her father’s desire to find her a royal groom. Meanwhile, the Sultan’s right-hand man, Jafar, is plotting to take over the throne. When Jasmine sneaks out of the palace incognito, she forms an instant connection with Aladdin, a charming street urchin and reformed thief. After being discovered together, Aladdin is sentenced to death, but Jafar saves him by ordering him to fetch a lamp from the Cave of Wonders. Where there’s a lamp, there’s a Genie, and once Aladdin unwittingly lets this one out, anything can happen! Will Aladdin’s new identity as “Prince Ali” help him win Jasmine’s heart and thwart Jafar’s evil plans? Will the Genie’s wish for freedom ever come true?
On October 5, Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird is back, with Jeff Daniels returning as Atticus Finch, and Celia Keenan-Bolger reprising her Tony Award®-winning performance as Scout. Inspired by Lee’s own childhood in Alabama, To Kill a Mockingbird features one of literature’s towering symbols of integrity and righteousness in the character of Atticus Finch, based on Lee’s own father. The character of Scout, based on herself, has come to define youthful innocence – and its inevitable loss – for generation after generation of readers around the world. Broadway’s landmark production returns. Tickets are now on sale for “the miracle that is ‘Mockingbird’ on Broadway” (Rolling Stone).“A game-changing ‘Mockingbird,’ genuinely radical and pulsing with relevance. It has the capacity to change how we see this story for good.” - Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune * All details including dates and artists are subject to change ** There will be a vaccine and mask policy in order for all Broadway shows