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Unmissable Upcoming Broadway Shows 2024

Find out what’s new on Broadway and get ready for world-class entertainment with tickets to the most exciting openings this year. There’s no better feeling than snapping up a seat at the most talked-about shows in town, and the newest Broadway musicals and plays offer a fantastic variety of entertainment that’s as diverse as NYC itself - revivals of classics, dynamic new work, and even one-person performances.

Several celebrities are returning to tread the boards in 2024 so the next 12 months are set to be some of the most exciting yet and you will want to book ahead! Below, we have highlighted the biggest and most hyped shows coming to Broadway and Off-Broadway so you don’t miss out on the best entertainment New York City has to offer.

1. A Wonderful World: the sounds and story of Louis Armstrong

A Wonderful World: The Louis Armstrong Musical on Broadway New York
A Wonderful World: The Louis Armstrong Musical on Broadway New York
Tony Award-winning actor James Monroe Iglehart (Aladdin) stars as Pops in the Broadway transfer of this acclaimed bio-musical about the pioneering jazz musician. Hear the sounds of Armstrong’s greatest hits, including “When You’re Smiling” and “Dream a Little Dream of Me”, performed live and discover his remarkable journey from New Orleans to the National Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame.
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Opens October 2024

2. Tammy Faye: Elton John brings the televangelist back to life

Tammy Faye on Broadway New York
Tammy Faye on Broadway New York
Following its Olivier Award-winning world premiere at London's Almeida Theatre, James Graham (Ink), Elton John and Jake Shears (Scissor Sisters) new musical about famed televangelist Tammy-Faye Bakker comes to Broadway. Set in the 1970s and boasting an exuberant score from John and Shears is huge fun, and a fascinating look into the life of the pastor's wife who broke boundaries, ruffled feathers and ultimately won over a nation.
Opens October 2024

3. McNeal: Robert Downey Jr's huge Broadway debut

McNeal on Broadway New York
McNeal on Broadway New York
This is your chance to see Iron Man himself live on stage! Fresh from his Academy Awards triumph as part of the incredible Oppenheimer, Robert Downey Jr. is making his Broadway debut in Ayad Akhatr’s latest play. Downey Jr. stars as an egotistical novelist who has an unhealthy fascination with Artificial Intelligence. How far will he go to achieve his goals? Find out with tickets to one of the most exciting openings of the year - tickets on sale soon!
Opens September 2024

4. Once Upon a Mattress: Sutton Foster casts a spell!

Once Upon a Mattress on Broadway New York
Once Upon a Mattress on Broadway New York
Tony Award winner Sutton Foster returns to New York in a huge revival of this fairytale musical, which hasn't been seen on Broadway since 1996. Inspired by The Princess and the Pea, this upbeat and hilarious show follows quirky Princess Winnifred as she completes trials to marry the prince. This production has already wowed audiences with a sold-out run at New York City Center, so make a wish for tickets when it opens on the Great White Way!
Opens July 2024

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New York Theater Rumours

Want to be one of the first people to hear the latest gossip about new Broadway shows? The SeatPlan team keeps an enthusiastic ear out for theater news, and above is just a taste of confirmed Broadway openings over the next 12 months. But there are a huge number of musicals and plays that haven’t yet found a home in New York that you should know about too.

Audience favorites like Moulin Rouge and Back to the Future prove that movies and TV series can become some of the most entertaining new Broadway musicals around. Luckily, there are more in the pipeline: Thelma & Louise, The Queen’s Gambit and La La Land are all in development.

West End transfers have become a major success; SIX and & Juliet are just two examples. There’s more to add to your wishlist with London’s longest-running play, Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap, primed for a Broadway premiere that’s 70 years in the making! Other shows coming to Broadway via London include Rob Madge’s My Son’s a Queer (But What Can You Do?), which has already played an acclaimed Off-Broadway season.

If seeing stars on Broadway is your favorite hobby, bookmark this page for updates on upcoming shows with award-winning actors. As Tony Awards season gets closer, expect even more casting announcements that will have you happily parting ways with your dollars.

For more news about the best shows coming to Broadway and Off-Broadway, set an Alert on our production pages and we’ll let you know when tickets are available. Help us out too: if you’ve heard about a new show headed for Broadway that everyone needs to know about, contact us with more details.
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