Over 11 million people attended shows on Broadway last year,” explains Joel Cohen, Vice President of NYCVP. “New shows are always coming out and there really is something for everyone.
New York, NY (PRWEB) September 10, 2014
A new season of Broadway has begun! New York City Vacation Packages(NYCVP) has found that theatres all along the Great White Way are filled with a variety of new musicals and plays that appeal to a wide range of audiences. A mixture of raucous comedies, melodious musicals, and subdued dramas are making their way to the big stages with a flurry of new faces and old. Theater-goers can expect greats like Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane, and James Earl Jones; and also the debuts of Broadway newbies like Ewan McGregor, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Michael Cera. There will be revivals of popular hits, new material for theater fanatics to rave about, and even some music by Sting.
“Over 11 million people attended shows on Broadway last year,” explains Joel Cohen, Vice President of NYCVP. “New shows are always coming out and there really is something for everyone.”
With so many new and innovative shows appearing this year, NYCVP would like to suggest a list of some notable Broadway shows for the fall of 2014.
This is Our Youth (Comedy/Drama)
Cort Theatre; Opened August 18, 2014
In 1982 New York, three teenagers (Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin and Tavi Gevinson) in Manhattan's Upper West Side grope their way to maturity while dealing with drugs, sex, and money.
- You Can’t Take It With You (Comedy)
Longacre Theatre; Opened August 26, 2014
Starring 2-time Tony Award winner James Earl Jones, the Sycamores and the Kirbys are just two different families whose worlds are brought together when their children get engaged.
- It's Only a Play (Comedy)
Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre; Opened August 28, 2014
Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane are back and leading an all-star cast in this hit Broadway comedy written by four-time Tony® winner Terrence McNally and directed by three-time Tony winner Jack O'Brien.
- The Last Ship (Musical)
Neil Simon Theatre; Opening September 28, 2014
The Last Ship is a musical with an original score by 16-time Grammy Award winner Sting, inspired by his own childhood experiences, about a community bound together by passion, faith, and tradition.
- The Real Thing (Comedy/Drama)
American Airlines Theatre; Opening October 2, 2014
Two-time Golden Globe® nominee Ewan McGregor is Henry, a playwright not-so-happily married to Charlotte (Tony Award® winner Cynthia Nixon), the lead actress in his play about a marriage on the verge of collapse. Life starts to imitate art when Henry has an affair with their friend Annie (Academy Award® nominee Maggie Gyllenhaal) which threatens to destroy his marriage.
- The River (Mature)
Circle in the Square Theatre; Opening October 13, 2014
By Jez Butterworth, the author of Jerusalem, and starring Hugh Jackman, The River is teasing, erotic, haunting, and hushed. Perhaps the best way to describe this spell-binding new play is ask the question: when we find each other, are we trying to recapture someone we once lost?
- The Elephant Man (Drama)
Booth Theatre; Opening November 7, 2014
Based on the real life of Joseph Merrick, The Elephant Man is a story of a 19th century British man (played by two-time Academy Award® nominee Bradley Cooper) whose severe disfigurement made him famous through traveling freak shows.
Broadway shows generally perform eight times a week, with varying schedules. All-inclusive Broadway vacation packages and tickets for these or other Broadway shows can be purchased through NYCVP at NYCTrip.com or by calling NYCVP’s expert New York City Vacation Planners at 877-NYC-Trip.
A complete list of current and upcoming shows appearing on Broadway can be found at Playbill.com.
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