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What To See On Broadway Right Now



What To See On Broadway Right Now

April on Broadway, to mangle a phrase from a showtune basic, is bustin’ out throughout with no fewer than 14 new performs and musicals set to open earlier than the April 25 Tony Award eligibility cutoff date. So crowded are the ultimate weeks of the 2023-24 theater season that three days every will see the openings of two reveals, a Broadway rarity.

Deadline will weigh in on every present. Whether or not you employ this web page as a information or as an invite to argue, drop by usually for the most recent on Broadway’s choices. And there’ll be loads of choices certainly — right here’s the schedule of April openings: The Outsiders (April 11), Lempicka (April 14), The Wiz (April 17), Suffs (April 18), Stereophonic (April 19), Hell’s Kitchen (April 20), Cabaret (April 21), Patriots (April 22), The Coronary heart of Rock and Roll (April 22), Mary Jane (April 23), Illinoise (April 24), Uncle Vanya (April 24), Mom Play (April 25), The Nice Gatsby (April 25).

Under is a compendium of our evaluations. Hold checking again because the checklist is up to date.

The Who’s Tommy

Ali Louis Bourzgui in ‘The Who’s Tommy’

Liz Lauren

Opening evening: March 28, 2024
Venue: Nederlander Theatre
Director: Des McAnuff
E book: Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff
Music and lyrics: Pete Townshend
Choreography: Lorin Latarro
Solid: Ali Louis Bourzgui, Alison Luff, Adam Jacobs, John Ambrosino, Bobby Conte, Christina Sajous, with Haley Gustafson, Jeremiah Alsop, Ronnie S. Bowman Jr., Mike Cannon, Tyler James Eisenreich, Sheldon Henry, Afra Hines, Aliah James, David Paul Kidder, Tassy Kirbas, Lily Kren, Quinten Kusheba, Reese Levine, Brett Michael Lockley, Nathan Lucrezio, Alexandra Matteo, Mark Mitrano, Reagan Pender, Cecilia Ann Popp, Daniel Quadrino, Olive Ross-Kline, Jenna Nicole Schoen, Dee Tomasetta, and Andrew Tufano.
Working time: 2 hr 10 min (together with intermission)
Deadline’s takeaway: The Who’s Tommy is a nonstop surge of electrified power, a darting pinball of a manufacturing that syncs visible panache with 55-year-old songs that sound as important at the moment as they will need to have at Woodstock. To learn full assessment, click on on present title above.

Water for Elephants

‘Water for Elephants’

Matthew Murphy

Opening evening: March 21, 2024
Venue: Imperial Theatre
Director: Jessica Stone
E book: Rick Elice, primarily based on the novel by Sara Gruen
Music and lyrics: Pigpen Theatre Firm
Solid: Grant Gustin, Isabelle McCalla, Gregg Edelman, Paul Alexander Nolan, Stan Brown, Joe De Paul, Sara Gettelfinger and Wade McCollum, with Brandon Block, Antoine Boissereau, Rachael Boyd, Paul Castree, Ken Wulf Clark, Taylor Colleton, Gabriel Olivera de Paula Costa, Isabella Luisa Diaz, Samantha Gershman, Keaton Hentoff-Killian, Nicolas Jelmoni, Caroline Kane, Harley Ross Beckwith McLeish, Michael Mendez, Samuel Renaud, Marissa Rosen, Alexandra Gaelle Royer, Asa Somers, Charles South, Sean Stack, Matthew Varvar and Michelle West
Working time: 2 hr 40 min (together with intermission)
Deadline’s takeaway: Water for Elephants is a pleasing, visually beguiling present with a forged led by The Flash‘s Grant Gustin in a sweet-voiced Broadway debut that places some appeal into a skinny ebook by Rick Elice that in all probability veered too near the novel for its personal good. To learn full assessment, click on on present title above.

An Enemy of the Individuals

Michael Imperioli in ‘An Enemy of the Individuals‘

Emilio Madrid

Opening evening: March 18, 2024
Venue: Circle within the Sq.
Written by: Henrik Ibsen, In A New Model By Amy Herzog
Directed by: Sam Gold
Solid: Jeremy Sturdy, Michael Imperioli, Victoria Pedretti, Katie Broad, Invoice Buell, Caleb Eberhardt, Matthew August Jeffers, David Patrick Kelly, David Mattar Merten, Max Roll, Thomas Jay Ryan, Alan Trong
Working time: 2 hrs (together with one pause)
Deadline’s takeaway: Watching Jeremy Sturdy (Succession) and Michael Imperioli (The Sopranos) go face to face for 2 hours is a deal with, as if the celebrities of your favourite HBO dramas had crossed over some loopy timeline to indicate one another what for. To learn full assessment, click on on present title above.

The Pocket book

Joy Woods, Ryan Vasquez, 'The Notebook,' Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Pleasure Woods and Ryan Vasquez in ‘The Pocket book‘

Liz Lauren

Opening evening: March 14, 2024
Venue: Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre
Administrators: Michael Greif and Schele Williams
E book: Bekah Brunstetter
Music and lyrics: Ingrid Michaelson
Solid: Jordan Tyson, Pleasure Woods, Maryann Plunkett, John Cardoza, Ryan Vasquez, Dorian Harewood, with Andréa Burns, Yassmin Alers, Alex Benoit, Chase Del Rey, Hillary Fisher, Jerome Harmann-Hardeman, Dorcas Leung, Comfortable McPartlin, Juliette Ojeda, Kim Onah, Carson Stewart, Charles E. Wallace, Charlie Webb
Working time: 2 hr 10 min (together with intermission)
Deadline’s takeaway: Primarily based on Nicholas Sparks’ 1996 bestseller a few younger — then older, then a lot older — couple who survives a lifetime of tribulations (till they don’t), The Pocket book is the theatrical equal of Muzak, comforting in its unapologetically manipulative method and unabashed in its disregard for something approaching the grit of the actual world. To learn full assessment, click on on present title above.


Liev Schreiber and Zoe Kazan in ‘Doubt’

Joan Marcus

Opening evening: March 7, 2024
Venue: Todd Haimes Theatre
Written by: John Patrick Shanley
Directed by: Scott Ellis
Solid: Amy Ryan, Liev Schreiber, Zoe Kazan, Quincy Tyler Bernstine
Working time: 90 min (no intermission)
Deadline’s takeaway: That the play holds up in addition to it does since its 2004 premiere — and it actually does — is due largely to a top-tier forged that the Roundabout Theater Firm has assembled, an ensemble that retains us guessing from starting to finish. To learn full assessment, click on on present title above.

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