New York: Unmissable Broadway Shows in 2014

If you are travelling to New York in 2014 and want to spend a night or two catching the shows on Broadway, this handy guide to let you know what’s on and when.

Wicked

January to March 2014

Wicked, based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, is the enchanting and empowering musical depicting the untold and surprising relationship between the Wicked Witch of the West, and Glenda the Good, before Dorothy arrives. Wicked has been incredibly successful and well received worldwide. It has won 35 awards including a Grammy and three Tony Awards.

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Motown

January to March 2014

Motown: The Musical is a celebration of the musical movement Motown. The story follows the journey of the founder of Motown, Berry Gordy, going from boxer to music mogul, and his relationship with Diana Ross. It features an unforgettable collection of musical numbers, assured to get you dancing in your seat. This musical is an introduction to Motown, as well as a must for Motown lovers.

Rock of Ages

January to March 2014

Get ready to rock. Rock of Ages is a rock musical set in Hollywood in the 1980’s, featuring all the classics from the era, including Journey, Bon Jovi, Poison, Twisted Sister, Whitesnake and many more. This is a timeless and light-hearted classic that will appeal to music lovers of all ages.

Matilda

January to June 2014

Whether you have read the classic children’s book by Roald Dahl, or watched the 1996 film, you will have fallen in love with the character of Matilda. Matilda is the story of a young girl who prevails against adversity by rebelling against the oppressive forces of her parents and evil headmistress. This is a treat for the whole family.

Cinderella

January to June 2014

This is the first time Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella will be shown on Broadway. This version of Cinderella will keep you guessing. It features the familiar fairy-tale tropes such as the glass slipper and pumpkin, but you will be in for a few surprises. Broadways Cinderella is a comical and romantic take on the classic tale.

Book of Mormon

January to July 2014

From the creators of South Park, Matt Stone and Trey Parker, comes the controversial musical comedy, The Book of Mormon. The story follows a pair of Mormon missionary boys who are sent to Uganda to spread the word of Mormon. This musical has won the Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Direction, Best Original Score, and many more.

Big Fish

January to August 2014

If you are a fan of the 2003 film directed by Tim Burton, this is the show for you. Based on the novel by Daniel Wallace, Big Fish is a new musical following the fantastical adventures of Edward Bloom, and his frustrated son Will who finds out the truth behind these tall tales. Crossing between fantasy and reality, this show is guaranteed to take you on an adventure.

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