BROAD­WAY

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ALADDIN

(2 hrs 20 mins) Disney The­atri­cal Pro­duc­tions’ mu­si­cal comedy is an ex­otic magic car­pet ride, filled with ro­mance, spe­cial ef­fects and the Academy Award-win­ning songs from the 1992 an­i­mated fea­ture. New Am­s­ter­dam Theatre, 214 W. 42nd St., btw Sev­enth & Eighth aves., 866.870.2717.

AMÉLIE

(1 hr 50 mins) Amélie (Phillipa Soo), a shy wait­ress, lives in her imag­i­na­tion in the new mu­si­cal based on the 2001 movie of the same name. Wal­ter Kerr Theatre, 219 W. 48th St., btw Broad­way & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929.

ANAS­TA­SIA

(2 hrs 20 mins) A mys­te­ri­ous young woman in 1920s Paris seeks her fam­ily and iden­tity in the new mu­si­cal. Is she Grand Duchess Anas­ta­sia of Rus­sia? Broad­hurst Theatre, 235 W. 44th St., btw Broad­way & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200.

BAND­STAND

(2 hrs 30 mins) World War II vet­er­ans seek fame and so­lace from the lin­ger­ing hor­rors of the bat­tle­field when they en­ter a ra­dio con­test to be­come Amer­ica’s next big swing band. Bernard B. Ja­cobs Theatre, 242 W. 45th St., btw Broad­way & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200.

BEAU­TI­FUL–THE CA­ROLE KING MU­SI­CAL

(2 hrs 20 mins) The rise of the singer/song­writer, from her early days as an as­pir­ing com­poser from Brook­lyn to her in­ter­na­tional suc­cess as Ca­role King, chart-top­ping sen­sa­tion. Stephen Sond­heim Theatre, 124 W. 43rd St., btw Sixth & Sev­enth aves., 212.239.6200.

THE BOOK OF MOR­MON

(2 hrs 30 mins) Two Mor­mon boys are on a mis­sion to save souls in Africa in the ir­rev­er­ent mu­si­cal comedy hit. Eu­gene O’Neill Theatre, 230 W. 49th St., btw Broad­way & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929.

A BRONX TALE

(2 hrs 10 mins) The doo-wop score for this mu­si­cal, which takes place in NYC in the 1960s, is by Alan Menken and Glenn Slater. Lon­gacre Theatre, 220 W. 48th St., btw Broad­way & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200.

CATS

(2 hrs 15 mins) An­drew Lloyd Web­ber’s mu­si­cal jug­ger­naut has re­turned to Broad­way to

de­light new au­di­ences. Neil Simon Theatre, 250 W. 52nd St., btw Broad­way & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929.

CHAR­LIE AND THE CHOCO­LATE FAC­TORY

Roald Dahl’s clas­sic chil­dren’s book is now a fam­ily-friend

ly mu­si­cal. Lunt- Fon­tanne Theatre, 205 W. 46th St., btw Broad­way & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929.

CHICAGO

(2 hrs 30 mins) Two al­lur­ing jail­birds named Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly at­tain star­dom while singing about sex and cor­rup­tion. Am­bas­sador Theatre, 219 W. 49th St., btw Broad­way & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200.

COME FROM AWAY

(1 hr 40 mins, no in­ter­mis­sion) On Sept. 11, 2001, 38 com­mer­cial air­planes were di­verted to Gan­der, New­found­land. How the pas­sen­gers ad­justed to a changed world on Sept. 12 is the ba­sis of the up­beat new

mu­si­cal. Ger­ald Schoen­feld Theatre, 236 W. 45th St., btw Broad­way & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200.

DEAR EVAN HANSEN

(2 hrs 30 mins) In the crit­i­cally ac­claimed mu­si­cal, Evan, a so­cially awk­ward high-school se­nior, goes from out­sider to cool guy when he fab­ri­cates emails that ide­al­ize the friend­ship be­tween him­self and a class­mate who com­mit­ted sui­cide. Mu­sic Box Theatre, 239 W. 45th St., btw Broad­way & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200.

A DOLL’S HOUSE, PART 2

(Closes July 23) (1 hr 30 mins, no in­ter­mis­sion) Af­ter slam­ming the door on her past life at the end of Hen­rik Ib­sen’s 1879 “A Doll’s House,” Nora Helmer re­turns in Lu­cas Hnath’s new play, star­ring Lau­rie Met­calf. John Golden Theatre, 252 W. 45th St., btw Broad­way & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200.

THE GLASS MENAGERIE

(Closes July 2) (2 hrs 5 mins, no in­ter­mis­sion) Sally Field stars in the re­vival of the Ten­nessee Wil­liams drama. Be­lasco Theatre, 111 W. 44th St., btw Sixth Ave. & Broad­way, 212.239.6200.

GROUND­HOG DAY

(2 hrs 35 mins) A TV weath­er­man finds him­self trapped in­side a time loop, doomed to re­peat the same day over and over again, in the new mu­si­cal based on the 1993 movie. Au­gust Wil­son Theatre, 245 W. 52nd St., btw Broad­way & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929.

HAMIL­TON

(2 hrs 45 mins) Amer­ica’s past is told through the hip-hop sounds of to­day in the hit mu­si­cal about po­lit­i­cal mas­ter­mind Alexan­der Hamil­ton. Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226 W. 46th St., btw Broad­way & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929.

HELLO, DOLLY!

The new pro­duc­tion of the 1964 mu­si­cal comedy

stars Bette Mi­dler as the mis­chie­vously med­dle­some match­maker Dolly Gal­lagher Levi and David Hype Pierce as crusty half-mil­lion­aire Ho­race Van­dergelder. Shu­bert Theatre, 225 W. 44th St., btw Broad­way & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200.

IN TRAN­SIT

(1 hr 40 mins, no in­ter­mis­sion) Eleven New York­ers hope to catch the ex­press sub­way to suc­cess, love and hap­pi­ness in the new a cap­pella mu­si­cal. Cir­cle in the Square Theatre, 235 W. 50th St., btw Broad­way & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200.

IN­DE­CENT

(1 hr 40 mins, no in­ter­mis­sion) Paula Vo­gel’s play with mu­sic is based on the true story about the scan­dalous 1923 Broad­way de­but of Sholem Asch’s “God of Vengeance.” Cort Theatre, 138 W. 48th St., btw Sixth & Sev­enth aves., 212.239.6200.

KINKY BOOTS

(2 hrs 20 mins) Shoes make the man, and the drag queen, in the Tony Award-win­ning mu­si­cal about ac­cep­tance, for­give­ness and high heels. Al Hirschfeld Theatre, 302 W. 45th St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves., 877.250.2929.

THE LION KING

(2 hrs 30 mins) The­ater­go­ers of all ages sing along at the run­away hit stage ver­sion of Disney’s beloved an­i­mated movie. Min­skoff Theatre, 200 W. 45th St., btw Broad­way & Eighth Ave., 866.870.2717.

THE LIT­TLE FOXES

(Closes June 18) Lil­lian Hell­man’s play about a South­ern fam­ily at war with it­self is a feast for its lead ac­tresses, Laura Lin­ney and Cyn­thia Nixon. Sa­muel J. Fried­man Theatre, 261 W. 47th St., btw Broad­way & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200.

MISS SAIGON

(2 hrs 40 mins) Dur­ing the last days of the Viet­nam War,

a Saigon bar girl falls in love with an Amer­i­can GI in the new pro­duc­tion of the 1991 mu­si­cal. Broad­way Theatre, 1681 Broad­way, btw W. 52nd & W. 53rd sts., 212.239.6200.

NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812

(2 hrs 30 mins) Josh Groban makes his Broad­way de­but as Pierre in this sweep­ing mu­si­cal love story based on Leo Tol­stoy’s “War and Peace.” Im­pe­rial Theatre, 249 W. 45th St., btw Broad­way & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200.

ON YOUR FEET!

(2 hrs 15 mins) The story of Glo­ria and Emilio Este­fan is the rhythm that gets au­di­ences on their feet at this in­fec­tious mu­si­cal. Mar­quis Theatre, W. 46th St., btw Broad­way & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929.

OSLO

(2 hrs 55 mins) J.T. Rogers’ play tells the true story of the his­toric 1993 Oslo Ac­cord be­tween Is­rael and the PLO. Vi­vian Beau­mont Theater at Lin­coln Cen­ter, 150 W. 65th St., btw Broad­way & Am­s­ter­dam Ave., 212.239.6200.

THE PHAN­TOM OF THE OPERA

(2 hrs 30 mins) Broad­way’s long­est-run­ning mu­si­cal tells the tragic story of a dis­fig­ured com­poser who falls in love with a young so­prano. Ma­jes­tic Theatre, 247 W. 44th St., btw Broad­way & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200.

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG

(2 hrs) Ev­ery­thing that could com­i­cally go wrong does when the Corn­ley Polytech­nic Drama So­ci­ety puts on a 1920s mur­der mys­tery. Lyceum Theatre, 149 W. 45th St., btw Sixth & Sev­enth aves., 212.239.6200.

PRESENT LAUGH­TER

(Closes July 2) (2 hrs 30 mins) A self- cen­tered ac­tor (Kevin Kline) is in the throes of a midlife cri­sis in Noël Cow­ard’s comedy. St. James Theatre, 246

W. 44th St., btw Broad­way & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929.

THE PRICE

(Closes May 14) (2 hrs 30 mins) In the re­vival of Arthur Miller’s 1968 play, two es­tranged broth­ers (Mark Ruf­falo and Tony Shal­houb) meet to set­tle their late father’s es­tate. Danny DeVito co-stars. Amer­i­can Air­lines Theatre, 227 W. 42nd St., btw Sev­enth & Eighth aves., 212.719.1300.

SCHOOL OF ROCK

(2 hrs 30 mins) It’s only rock ‘n’ roll, but the kids at a pres­ti­gious prep school love it when their wannabe rock star sub­sti­tute teacher turns them into a kick-ass rock band in the An­drew Lloyd Web­ber mu­si­cal. Win­ter Gar­den Theatre, 1634 Broad­way, btw W. 50th & W. 51st sts., 212.239.6200.

SIG­NIF­I­CANT OTHER

(2 hrs 15 mins) Jor­dan Ber­man plays the dat­ing game in Joshua Har­mon’s play about looking for love in NYC, but will he ever find the man of his dreams? Booth Theatre, 222 W. 45th St., btw Broad­way & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200.

SIX DE­GREES OF SEP­A­RA­TION

(Closes July 16) (1 hr 30 mins, no in­ter­mis­sion) A young con man in­sin­u­ates him­self into the lives of a wealthy cou­ple in the re­vival of John Guare’s play. Ethel Bar­ry­more Theatre, 243 W. 47th St., btw Broad­way & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200.

SUN­SET BOULE­VARD

(Closes June 25) (2 hrs 40 mins) The ac­claimed English Na­tional Opera (ENO) pro­duc­tion of An­drew Lloyd Web­ber’s 1995 mu­si­cal stars Glenn Close as an out- of-her­mind for­mer silent-screen su­per­star. Palace Theatre, 1564 Broad­way, at W. 47th St., 877.250.2929.

SWEAT

(2 hrs 25 mins) In the play by Pulitzer Prize win­ner Lynn Not­tage, the chal­lenge is

to stay afloat in a chang­ing blue- col­lar work en­v­i­ron

ment. Studio 54, 254 W. 54th St., btw Broad­way & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200.

WAR PAINT

(2 hrs 30 mins) Beauty queens He­lena Ru­bin­stein (Patti LuPone) and El­iz­a­beth Ar­den (Chris­tine Eber­sole) bare their souls—and claws—in the new mu­si­cal. Ned­er­lan­der Theatre, 208 W. 41st St., btw Sev­enth & Eighth aves., 877.250.2929.

WICKED

(2 hrs 45 mins) The long-run­ning mu­si­cal imag­ines Oz as a land of strife, where a young, green-hued girl named El­phaba is branded the Wicked Witch of the West. Gersh­win Theatre, 222 W. 51st St., btw Broad­way & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929.

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