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5 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. Days of Wine and Roses: a searing, heartbreaking new musical

Days of Wine and Roses on Broadway New York
Days of Wine and Roses on Broadway New York
Kelli O'Hara and Brian d'Arcy James star as a dysfunctional couple torn apart by drink in the searing musical adaptation of JP Miller's Academy Award-nominated film. In 1950s NYC, a couple meet, fall in love, marry... and then things go wrong. Two musical theater heavyweights bring incredible chemistry to this new show, which has already been hailed by Off-Broadway critics as "one of the best new musicals this year" (The Washington Post).
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2. Mary Jane: Rachel McAdams in an affecting new drama

Mary Jane on Broadway New York
Mary Jane on Broadway New York
Academy Award nominee Rachel McAdams makes her hotly-anticipated Broadway debut in this affecting and gripping drama about a single mother's struggles to care for her chronically ill son. McAdams, best known for her starring roles in The Notebook, Mean Girls, Spotlight and Doctor Strange, brings the story to life from a script by Pulitzer nominee Amy Herzog.
Opens April 2024

3. Mother Play: Jessica Lange's huge return to Broadway

Mother Play on Broadway New York
Mother Play on Broadway New York
Get ready for a killer writer-actor combination as Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award winner Jessica Lange (American Horror Story, Tootsie, Long Day's Journey Into Night) stars in Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel’s (How I Learned To Drive) latest play. This story of two siblings and their complicated relationship with an overbearing mother in 1960s Washington D.C. is one of the most anticipated of the 2024 theater season, and a fantastic meditation on forgiveness and family.
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Opens April 2024

4. Cabaret: London’s dazzling Kit Kat Club comes to NYC

Cabaret on Broadway New York
Cabaret on Broadway New York
Get ready for one of the biggest Broadway openings of the 2024 season: the sensational West End revival of Kander & Ebb’s musical is heading Stateside with Eddie Redmayne as the Emcee. This Olivier Award-winning production is performed in the round and immerses you with pre-show entertainment and haunting and compelling staging. Step inside, say “Willkommen”, and get ready for an unforgettable theater experience!

5. Uncle Vanya: Steve Carrell's huge Broadway debut

Uncle Vanya on Broadway New York
Uncle Vanya on Broadway New York
Golden Globe winner Steve Carrell is heading for Broadway in 2024, starring in a huge revival of Chekhov's classic drama. The story of Sonya and her Uncle Vanya, whose solitary existence is disrupted by the arrival of her father and his younger wife, is a darkly funny exploration of unrequited love, resentment and complicated family dynamics. Carrell is a pro at comedy and drama, so this striking new version is set to be a real treat.
Opens April 2024

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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, while swoon-worthy love story The Notebook is confirmed for 2024.

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 including Mary Jane starring Rachel McAdams and An Enemy of the People with Jeremy Strong. As Tony Awards season gets closer, expect even more casting announcements that will have you happily parting ways with your cash.

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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