Latin Broadway

Broadway theatre is centered around Times Square, Manhattan.  Hamilton was written by a Puerto Rican New Yorker. On Your Feet! is a Cuban-American immigrant success story.  A Bronx Tale is an Italian-American story with a Colombian choreographer. Get 2-for-1 tickets during Broadway Week. The Tony Awards are the big Broadway awards.

There are more Latin Off-Broadway productions.

Italian and Puerto Rican nominees for the 71st annual Tony Awards 2017

Find out whether Danny DeVito, Jenn Colella, Santo Loquasto, and Ruben Santiago-Hudson win Tonys at Radio City Music Hall in Midtown, Sun, Jun 11, 2017

A Bronx Tale

Chazz Palminteri’s Italian-American coming-of-age gangster story at the Longacre Theatre has choreography by Tony-nominated Colombian dancer Sergio Trujillo.

On Your Feet! is an inspiring musical (Review)

Emilio and Gloria Estefan’s Cuban-American success story, with Colombian choreographer Sergio Trujillo, plays the Marquis Theatre in Times Square through Jan 14, 2018

Hamilton is the most influential Broadway show of our generation

The show, written by Puerto Rican New Yorker Lin-Manuel Miranda, is at Richard Rodgers Theatre in Times Square

Drama Desk Awards 2017 for Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway

Tickets go on sale Apr 4. Nominees will be announced Thu, Apr 27, at Feinstein’s/54 Below. The awards are at the Town Hall in Midtown, Sun, Jun 4, 2017

Broadway Week

2-for-1 tickets went on sale Jan 5 for Jan 17 – Feb 5, 2017 performances of A Bronx Tale, On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan, Cirque du Soleil Paramour, The Phantom of the Opera, and more

Paramour

Paramour musical at the Lyric Theatre is Cirque du Soleil’s first Broadway show. It blends nouveau-circus into a Broadway musical as only Cirque du Soleil can.

Les Liaisons Dangereuses

The 2016 Broadway play based on this classic sexy French novel stars Liev Schreiber and Janet McTeer at the Booth Theatre October 30, 2016 – January 22, 2017.

Phantom of the Opera

Andrew Lloyd Weber’s version of the classic French tale is the longest-running show in Broadway history.

Chicago the Musical

The longest-running American musical in Broadway history regularly casts Latin stars at the Ambassador Theatre.

Which Broadway show should you see? Follow the crowd, or avoid it. These are the top Broadway shows by attendance for the week ended Jan 1, 2017. Shows with a Latin heritage or Latin artists are bold.
  1. The Illusionists - Turn of the Century at the Palace Theatre
  2. Wicked musical at the Gershwin Theatre
  3. Aladdin musical at the New Amsterdam Theatre
  4. The Lion King musical at the Minskoff Theatre
  5. Cirque du Soleil Paramour musical at the Lyric Theatre (French-Canadian)
  6. Fiddler on the Roof 2015 musical at the Broadway Theatre
  7. Something Rotten! musical comedy at the St. James Theatre
  8. The Phantom of the Opera musical at the Majestic Theatre (French)
  9. School of Rock musical at the Winter Garden
  10. On Your Feet! musical at the Marquis Theatre (Cuban)
  11. Matilda musical at the Shubert Theatre
  12. Kinky Boots musical at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre
  13. Cats 2016 musical at the Neil Simon Theatre
  14. Jersey Boys jukebox musical at the August Wilson Theatre (Colombian choreographer)
  15. Hamilton musical at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (Puerto Rican)
  16. The Front Page 2016 at the Broadhurst Theatre through Jan. 29, 2017
  17. Chicago musical at the Ambassador Theatre (Mexican)
  18. The Book of Mormon musical at the Eugene O'neill Theatre
  19. Waitress musical at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre
  20. Beautiful musical at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre
  21. The Color Purple 2015 musical at the Jacobs Theatre
  22. A Bronx Tale musical at the Longacre Theatre (Italian-American, Colombian choreographer)
  23. Dear Evan Hansen musical at the Music Box Theatre
  24. Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 musical at the Imperial Theatre opens Nov 14
  25. The Humans at the Schoenfeld Theatre
  26. Oh, Hello on Broadway at the Lyceum Theatre through Jan 8, 2017
  27. Holiday Inn Irving Berlin musical at Studio 54 through Jan. 15, 2017
  28. The Present at the Ethel Barrymore
  29. Falsettos 2016 musical at the Walter Kerr Theatre through Jan. 8, 2017
  30. The Encounter at the Golden Theatre through Jan. 8, 2017
  31. In Transit musical at the Circle in the Square
  32. Les Liasons Dangereuses 2016 at the Booth Theatre (French) through Jan. 22, 2017
  33. Jitney at the Friedman Theatre
Info courtesy of The Broadway League