Latin Broadway Shows

Latin Broadway shows include Once on This IslandHamilton, A Bronx Tale. There is more Latin Off-Broadway.

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

A Caribbean version of ‘The Little Mermaid’ wins hearts.
Circle in the Square Theatre
Times Square Theater District
Through December 31, 2018

‘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

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

Longacre Theatre
220 West 48th St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Times Square / Theater District
THROUGH June 24, 2018

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

Majestic Theatre
247 West 44th St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Manhattan’s Theater District
30th Anniversary Celebration
Wednesday, January 24, 2017

Chicago the Musical is the longest-running American Broadway musical

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

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 April 29, 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. Hamilton musical at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (New York Puerto Rican playwright). Open-ended run.
  2. The Book of Mormon musical at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre
  3. Come From Away musical at the Schoenfeld Theatre
  4. Mean Girls musical at the August Wilson
  5. Dear Evan Hansen musical at the Music Box Theatre
  6. The Lion King musical at the Minskoff Theatre
  7. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two play at the Lyric Theatre
  8. My Fair Lady 2018 musical at the Vivian Beaumont
  9. The Iceman Cometh 2018 play at the Jacobs Theatre
  10. Three Tall Women play at the Golden Theatre
  11. Wicked musical at the Gershwin Theatre
  12. Aladdin musical at the New Amsterdam Theatre
  13. Frozen 2018 musical at the St. James
  14. Lobby Hero play at the Hayes
  15. The Band’s Visit musical at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre
  16. The Phantom of the Opera musical at the Majestic Theatre (French setting). Open-ended run.
  17. Summer musical at the Lunt-Fontanne
  18. Carousel 2018 musical at the Imperial
  19. Chicago musical at the Ambassador Theatre
  20. Hello Dolly 2017 musical at the Shubert Theatre
  21. Once on this Island 2017 musical a Circle in the Square Theatre (Caribbean story)
  22. Anastasia musical at the Broadhurst Theatre
  23. Waitress musical at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre
  24. Saint Joan 2018 play at the Friedman (French character)
  25. Angels in America 2018 at the Neil Simon
  26. Rocktopia special at the Broadway Theatre
  27. Travesties 2018 play at the American Airlines Theatre
  28. Kinky Boots musical at the Al Hirschfeld
  29. A Bronx Tale musical at the Longacre Theatre (Italian-American story, Colombian choreographer). On sale through June 24, 2018.
  30. Beautiful musical at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre
  31. Children of a Lesser God 2018 play at Studio 54
  32. School of Rock musical at the Winter Garden
  33. The Play That Goes Wrong at the Lyceum Theatre
  34. SpongeBob Squarepants musical at the Palace Theatre
  35. Escape to Margaritaville musical at the Marquis

Data courtesy of The Broadway League.


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.
Belasco Theatre
Times Square / Theater District
December 17, 2017 – March 25, 2018

John Leguizamo teaches ‘Latin History for Morons’

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

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

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

(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

Tony Awards 2017

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

2017 Drama Desk Awards for Danny DeVito and Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Cuban, Ecuadorian, Italian, Mexican, and Puerto Rican nominees
The Town Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Sunday, June 4, 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


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