Latin Broadway Shows

Latin Broadway shows include Once on This Island and Hamilton. There is more Latin Off-Broadway.

‘Once on This Island’ at Circle in the Square, a Broadway musical about love

Through September 2019
Usually dark Thursdays
“Best Musical Revival”
Times Square Theater District
This Caribbean version of ‘The Little Mermaid’ wins hearts

‘Hamilton’ is the most influential Broadway show of our generation

The playwright is a Puerto Rican New Yorker.
Richard Rodgers Theatre
226 West 46th St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Times Square / Theater District
Dark Mondays
Open-ended run

Phantom of the Opera is the longest-running show in Broadway history

Majestic Theatre
247 West 44th St
(between Seventh & Eighth Ave)
Times Square Theater District, Manhattan
Set in the Paris Opera House

Chicago the Musical is the longest-running American Broadway musical

Ambassador Theatre
219 West 49th St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Usually dark Wednesdays

Broadway Week Summer 2018

September 3 – 16, 2018

Which Broadway show should you see? Follow the crowd, or avoid it.

These are the top Broadway shows by capacity filled for the week ended August 12, 2018. Higher-ranked shows are harder to get tickets for. Lower-ranked shows should be easier.

Shows with a Latin heritage or Latin artists are bold.

  1. The Book of Mormon musical at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre
  2. The Boys in the Band play at the Booth Theatre
  3. Come From Away musical at the Schoenfeld Theatre
  4. Dear Evan Hansen musical at the Music Box Theatre
  5. Hamilton musical at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (New York Puerto Rican playwright). Open-ended run.
  6. Hello Dolly 2017 musical at the Shubert Theatre
  7. Mean Girls musical at the August Wilson
  8. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two play at the Lyric Theatre
  9. Pretty Woman: The Musical at the Nederlander Theatre
  10. Springsteen on Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre
  11. The Band’s Visit musical at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre
  12. The Lion King musical at the Minskoff Theatre
  13. Frozen 2018 musical at the St. James
  14. Aladdin musical at the New Amsterdam Theatre
  15. The Phantom of the Opera musical at the Majestic Theatre (French setting). Open-ended run.
  16. Waitress musical at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre
  17. Wicked musical at the Gershwin Theatre
  18. Gettin’ the Band Back Together musical at the Belasco Theatre
  19. SpongeBob Squarepants musical at the Palace Theatre
  20. Anastasia musical at the Broadhurst Theatre
  21. Beautiful musical at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre
  22. Chicago musical at the Ambassador Theatre
  23. My Fair Lady 2018 musical at the Vivian Beaumont
  24. Once on this Island 2017 musical a Circle in the Square Theatre (Caribbean story)
  25. Straight White Men at the Hayes Theatre
  26. School of Rock musical at the Winter Garden
  27. The Play That Goes Wrong at the Lyceum Theatre
  28. Carousel 2018 musical at the Imperial (Lindsay Mendez, 2018 Drama Desk Award winner for “Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical,” is a Mexican – Jewish – American actress.
  29. Kinky Boots musical at the Al Hirschfeld
  30. Summer musical at the Lunt-Fontanne
  31. Head over Heels musical at the Hudson Theatre

Data courtesy of The Broadway League.


Tony Awards 2018 honor the best of the 2017-2018 Broadway season

Caribbean, Colombian, Filipino, French, Italian, Jewish, Mexican & Spanish nominees.
Live on CBS
Radio City Music Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Sunday, June 10, 2018

Latin artists and productions win six 2018 Drama Desk Awards

June 3, 2018 ~ Dominican, Ghanan, Jewish, Mexican, Italian, & Spanish winners.
Lindsay Mendez ‘Carousel’
Sean Carvajal ‘Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train’
Juan Castano ‘Oedipus El Rey’
‘Farinelli and the King’
‘Once on This Island’
‘School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play’
The Town Hall
Midtown, Manhattan

NYC Broadway Week January 2018 2-for-1 tickets

Friday, January 5, 2018
January 16 – February 4, 2018

‘Farinelli and the King’ is a comic play about a Spanish king’s Italian castrato

The true story of the Italian opera singer who calmed the nerves of the Spanish king.
“Outstanding Costume Design for a Play”
Belasco Theatre
Times Square / Theater District
December 17, 2017 – March 25, 2018

‘The Parisian Woman’ stars Uma Thurman hustling power in Washington

Hudson Theatre
Times Square Theater District
November 30, 2017 – March 11, 2018

John Leguizamo teaches ‘Latin History for Morons’

Studio 54
Times Square / Theater District
November 15, 2017 – February 25, 2018

‘M. Butterfly’ is the perfect woman, but perfection isn’t always what it seems

Cort Theatre
138 West 48th St, Theater District
OPENED October 26, 2017
CLOSED December 17, 2017

NYC Broadway Week Summer 2017 2-for-1 tickets

On Sale August 17, 2017
Shows September 4-17, 2017

‘A Bronx Tale’ is an Italian story with a Colombian choreographer

Longacre Theatre
Times Square / Theater District
November 3, 2016 – August 5, 2018

Tony Awards 2017

Broadway’s top awards
Radio City Music Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Sunday, June 11, 2017

Broadway Week January 2017 offers 2-for-1 tickets to popular shows

Friday, January 5, 2017
January 17 – February 5, 2017

Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Based on the classic French sex novel starring Liev Schreiber and Janet McTeer
Booth Theatre
Times Square – Theater District
October 30, 2016 – January 22, 2017

(Review) “On Your Feet!” is leaving Broadway August 20, 2017

Emilio and Gloria Estefan story
Marquis Theatre
Times Square Theater District
November 5, 2015 – August 20, 2017


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