OPENINGS AND PREVIEWS

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

Palace

Craig Lucas wrote the book for this musical adaptation of the movie, with music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin, directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon. Starring Robert Fairchild, Leanne Cope, Veanne Cox, Jill Paice, Brandon Uranowitz, and Max von Essen. In previews.

 

THE EVENING

The Kitchen

Richard Maxwell and New York City Players present this new work, written and directed by Maxwell. Previews begin March 12. Opens March 15.

 

FINDING NEVERLAND

Lunt-Fontanne

Diane Paulus directs a new musical based on the movie, from 2004, about the life of J. M. Barrie, with a book by James Graham and music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy. Starring Matthew Morrison ("Glee") and Kelsey Grammer. In previews.

 

HAND TO GOD

Booth

Steven Boyer stars in this play by Robert Askins, transferring to Broadway after a successful Off Broadway run, in which a shy Christian boy at a puppet ministry is shocked to discover that his puppet, Tyrone, has a volatile personality. In previews.

 

IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU

Brooks Atkinson

Tyne Daly, Harriet Harris, Lisa Howard, and Sierra Boggess star in this new musical comedy, directed by David Hyde Pierce, in which two very different families clash at the wedding of their children. With a book and lyrics by Brian Hargrove and music by Barbara Anselmi. In previews.

 

THE KING AND I

Vivian Beaumont

Kelli O’Hara and Ken Watanabe star in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical, based on the novel “Anna and the King of Siam,” by Margaret Landon, set in eighteen-sixties Bangkok. A British schoolteacher contends with the King of Siam, whose children she tutors. Bartlett Sher directs the Lincoln Center Theatre production. In previews.

 

SKYLIGHT

Golden

Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy reprise their roles in the play by David Hare, after a run in London last year. Stephen Daldry directs the drama, in which a young teacher is visited by her former lover, a restaurateur whose wife has just died. Previews begin March 13. 

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