(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.
(2 hrs 25 mins) In the familyfriendly musical, a mysterious young Russian woman with amnesia travels to 1920s Paris in search of her family and identity. Is she Grand Duchess Anastasia, the sole surviving daughter of the slain czar? Broadhurst Theatre, 235 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200.
THE BAND’S VISIT
(1 hr 30 mins, no intermission) An Egyptian police band is in Israel to give a concert, when, through a mix-up at the bus station, the musicians are sent to an isolated village in the desert. Locals take pity on them, and connections are made in the hit musical, winner of the 2018 Tony Award for Best Musical. Ethel Barrymore Theatre, 243 W. 47th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200.
BEAUTIFUL–THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
(2 hrs 20 mins) The show chronicles the rise of the singer/songwriter, from her early days as Carole Klein, an aspiring composer from Brooklyn, to her international success as Carole King, a top- of-the- charts 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, 2011 Tony Awardwinning musical comedy from the creators of Comedy Central’s “South Park.” Eugene O’Neill Theatre, 230 W. 49th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929.
THE BOYS IN THE BAND
(Closes Aug. 11) (1 hr 50 mins, no intermission) Mart Crowley’s 1968 play is about a group of pre-Stonewall, preAIDS gay men in New York City. Booth Theatre, 222 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200.
A BRONX TALE
(Closes Aug. 5) (2 hrs 10 mins) Chazz Palminteri has written the book for and now stars in the musical; the original doo-wop score is by Alan Menken and Glenn Slater; and Jerry Zaks directs. Longacre Theatre, 220 W. 48th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200.
(2 hrs 45 mins) Rodgers & Hammerstein’s musical about the romance between a carnival barker and an innocent young woman features a lush,
memorable score. Imperial Theatre, 249 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200.
(2 hrs 30 mins) Two alluring jailbirds attain stardom while singing about sex and corruption in Broadway’s longest-running American musical. 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 and the town adjusted to a changed world on Sept. 12 is at the heart of this upbeat 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 between himself and a classmate who committed suicide. Music Box Theatre, 239 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200.
(2 hrs 15 mins) Disney’s 2013 Oscar-winning feature, the most successful animated movie of all time, is now a fulllength stage work, featuring the original songs (including “Let It Go”), plus new songs and story material. St. James Theatre, 246 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 866.870.2717.
(2 hrs 45 mins) America’s past is told through the hip-hop sounds of today in Lin- Manuel Miranda’s Pulitzer Prize-winning musical about political mastermind Alexander Hamilton. Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226 W. 46th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929.
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
(Part One, 2 hrs 40 mins; Part Two, 2 hrs 35 mins) Harry Potter is all grown- up in this eighth story in the Harry Potter series, the first to be presented onstage. The play is in two parts, which can be seen in order on the same day (matinee and evening), on two consecutive evenings or separately. Lyric Theatre, 214 W. 43rd St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 877.250.2929.
HEAD OVER HEELS
(2 hrs 10 mins) Scandal, sexual awakening, mistaken identities, jealous lovers: Nothing is what it seems when posh meets punk in the new musical romp that rocks to hit songs from The Go- Go’s songbook. Hudson Theatre, 139-141 W. 44th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 855.801.5876.
(Closes Aug. 25) (2 hrs 35 mins) The revival of the 1964 musical comedy stars Bette Midler. Shubert Theatre, 225 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200.
(2 hrs 20 mins) Shoes make the man, and the drag queen, in the 2013 Tony Awardwinning musical about acceptance, forgiveness and high heels. Music and lyrics are by pop icon Cyndi Lauper, and the book is by Harvey Fierstein. 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. The show is now in its 21st year on Broadway. Minskoff Theatre, 200 W. 45th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 866.870.2717.
(2 hrs 30 mins) Tina Fey has written the book for the musical, adapted from her screen-
play for the 2004 movie of the same name, about teenage rivalry in high school. August Wilson Theatre, 245 W. 52nd St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929.
MY FAIR LADY
(2 hrs 55 mins) The classic 1956 Lerner & Loewe musical, based on George Bernard Shaw’s “Pygmalion,” returns to Broadway in a production directed by Bartlett Sher and featuring a 29-piece orchestra. Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center, 150 W. 65th St., btw Broadway & Amsterdam Ave., 212.239.6200.
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
(1 hr 30 mins, no intermission) The revival of the 1990 musical takes place on an idyllic Caribbean island devastated by a great storm. A peasant girl from one side of the island falls in love with a wealthy boy from the other side of the island. Will true love win out over cultural differences? Circle in the Square Theatre, 235 W. 50th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200.
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
(2 hrs 30 mins) Broadway’s longest-running musical, featuring a score by Andrew Lloyd Webber, tells the tragic story of a disfigured composer who falls in love with a young soprano, whisking her away to his mysterious chambers beneath the Paris Opera House. Majestic Theatre, 247 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200.
THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
(Closes Aug. 26) (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.
SCHOOL OF ROCK
(2 hrs 30 mins) It’s only rock ‘n’ roll, but the kids at a pres-
tigious prep school love it when their wannabe-rockstar substitute teacher turns them into a rock band in the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical. Winter Garden Theatre, 1634 Broadway, btw W. 50th & W. 51st sts., 212.239.6200.
(2 hrs 30 mins) When the undersea world of Bikini Bottom is threatened with extinction, SpongeBob SquarePants comes to its rescue in the family-friendly musical comedy based on the Nickelodeon TV program. The score features original songs by pop and rock royalty. Palace Theatre, 1564 Broadway, at W. 47th St., 877.250.2929.
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY
(2 hrs, no intermission) “The Boss” makes his Broadway debut in a solo acoustic show. Walter Kerr Theatre, 219 W. 48th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave.
STRAIGHT WHITE MEN
(1 hr 30 mins, no intermission) A father and his three adult sons gather on Christmas Eve for Chinese takeout, some holiday cheer and lots of talk about what it means to be privileged white men in today’s society. The Hayes Theater, 240 W. 44th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.239.6200.
SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL
(1 hr 40 mins, no intermission) Donna Summer owned the airwaves and the disco dance floor in the 1970s. This biomusical uses more than 20 of the hit songs that made her an international star to tell the backstory of her life. LuntFontanne Theatre, 205 W. 46th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929.
(2 hrs 30 mins) A waitress, with an exceptional talent for baking, dreams of opening her own pie shop, but a loveless marriage and unexpected
pregnancy threaten to hold her back. Sara Bareilles has written the score for the musical. Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 256 W. 47th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 877.250.2929.
(2 hrs 45 mins) Based on the book by Gregory Maguire, this hit musical—a prequel to “The Wizard of Oz”—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.