The lineup of shows for 2016-2017 in Boston was recently released. It’s going to be an exciting season and some tickets are already on sale. This round-up of upcoming shows will make sure you don’t miss out on any opportunities to see your favourite Broadway stars.
“Jersey Boys,” a Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning musical, tells the tale of The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi.
Runs through October 4-16, 2016.
“Something Rotten!” follows two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play in the age of Shakespeare and end up writing the first musical.
Runs through January 17-29, 2017.
“Cabaret,” a Tony Award-winning production, is about a young cabaret performer and her relationship with an American writer. It is also known for a few famous musical numbers including “ Maybe This Time”.
Runs through January 31- February 12, 2017.
“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time,” an adaption from Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel, is a Tony Award-winning play. A highly intelligent teenager with social difficulties is suspected of killing a neighbor’s dog. He then tries to find the true killer and undergoes a life-changing journey in the process.
Runs through March 7-19, 2017.
“The Illusionists – Live From Broadway” is an eventful showing of magic tricks and illusions, displaying the skill of seven of amazing illusionists.
Runs through April 4-9, 2017.
“The King and I,” winner of four Tony Awards, tells the story of the unusual relationship between the King of Siam and Anna Leonowens, a schoolteacher hired to educate the king’s wives and children.
Runs through April 11-23, 2017.
“Wicked,” which continues to break records throughout North America, has won over 100 international awards—including a Grammy and three Tonys. The story, set in the land of Oz, follows the life of the green-skinned Elphaba and her unlikely friend Glinda, an ambitious, popular and beautiful witch.
Runs through June 7-July 23, 2017.
“Finding Neverland” is the story behind Peter Pan, featuring the playwright, J.M. Barrie, who struggles to find inspiration until he meets a widowed mother and her four sons.
Runs through August 8-20, 2017.
“Hamilton: An American Musical” will be going on tour in spring of 2017, starting in San Francisco and Los Angeles. The rest of their schedule has yet to be announced but they are scheduled to arrive in Boston in 2018.
Photos courtesy of broadway.com.