Looking Through the Window: What’s New and Coming to Broadway!

Posted on December 6, 2016 by Ashley

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Can’t decide which shows you want to see? Want to learn about some of Broadway’s up-and-coming productions? You’re in luck! We’ve put together this quick guide to a few of the (many!) amazing shows that recently started bringing audiences to their feet–or will soon raise their curtains for the first time.

Be sure to click here to purchase your ticket for BroadwayCon to ensure you don’t miss out on BroadwayCon’s First Look. See exclusive sneak peeks at some of these upcoming shows like Anastasia, Bandstand, In Transit, and more!

A Bronx Tale: The Musical

Welcome to the 60’s! See what beat the Bronx dances to as Calogero is torn between his father and a mob boss. It’s a journey of family and loyalty with killer songs along the way which will having you both laughing and crying.

Under an all-star creative team including Robert De Niro, Alan Menken, and more, A Bronx Tale: The Musical has wowed audiences since opening December 1, 2016.

Amélie

Phillipa Soo, fresh off of her run in Hamilton, leads the cast of Amélie, which is based off of the award-winning movie of the same name. We were sold on this musical at the mere mention of Phillipa Soo, buf if you need more convincing: Amélie tells the story of a young waitress who’s struggled with letting others in, sending her and those around her in a bit of a scavenger hunt.

Expect Amélie previews to start March 9, 2017 and for the show to open on April 3, 2017.

Anastasia

Christy Altomare and Derek Klena and Ramin Karimloo, oh my!

Anastasia breathes new life into the beloved classic while still maintaining elements from the 1997 film so many of us grew up with. Adventure and romance waits for you around every twist and turn!

Journey to the past with Anastasia beginning March 23, 2017 and on opening night, April 24, 2017. While we wait in eager anticipation, you can catch them at BroadwayCon with a special performance by Christy Altomare and Derek Klena!

Bandstand

Swing dance your way into a 1945 club with Corey Cott and Laura Osnes as they try to become America’s next big swing band through a national radio competition. What will happen in the final live broadcast?

Find out in previews starting March 31,2017 or opening night on April 26, 2017. But first, you can find them at BroadwayCon!

Come From Away

This new musical is based on a true story! When 38 planes with 6,579 passengers are stranded in a remote town in Newfoundland on September 11, 2001, locals give passengers the chance to tell their stories. Come From Away is emotional, heartfelt, and shouldn’t be missed.

Featuring Jenn Colella, Chad Kimball and many others, Come From Away flies in for previews February 18, 2017 and opens on Broadway March 12, 2017 with a small layover at BroadwayCon first!

Dear Evan Hansen

Dear Evan Hansen opened December 4, 2016 and is already one of Broadway’s biggest must-see shows. Evan Hansen, someone who has only ever wanted to fit in, finds himself as a key figure of a social media movement in the events following a fellow student taking his own life. In a story of self-discovery, Dear Evan Hansen explores what it means to live our digital age.

Watch this emotional, powerful and trending show and you too can be found.

Hello, Dolly!

Bette Midler is back on Broadway! Need we say more?

Kate Baldwin, Gavin Creel, David Hyde Pierce and Jennifer Simard join Bette Midler in the highly-anticipated revival. Hello, Dolly! begins previews on March 15, 2017 and opens on April 20, 2017.

In Transit

Take a ride with James Snyder, Telly Leung, Erin Mackey and more in Broadway’s groundbreaking a cappella musical. Follow 11 New Yorkers and the way they map the twists and turns in their lives.

In Transit opens December 11, 2016 and will also be making a stop at BroadwayCon!

Significant Other

Significant Other is for all of us who have been (or still are!) the “Single Friend.” When his friends are finding their significant others, Jordan Berman gets to hear all about it. What does it mean to be in a relationship? What does it mean to not be in a relationship? Find the answers in playwright Joshua Harmon’s Broadway debut, led by Gideon Glick.

Previews start February 14, 2017, and it opens March 2, 2017. Be sure to make a connection first with Significant Other at BroadwayCon!