NYC Theatre is on Broadway, Off-Broadway (under 500 seats) and Off-Off Broadway (under 100 seats).
The Broadway hit of our generation is Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton. 🇵🇷
There is more Latin theatre Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway.
The Public Theater, producer of Shakespeare in the Park, consistently produces great Off-Broadway theater and is an active supporter of Latin and Black communities. “Hair,” “Hamilton,” “Latin History for Morons” all jumped from The Public to Broadway and television.
Repertorio Español has been NYC’s Spanish-language repertory theatre for over 50 years. 🇨🇺
NYC Theatre News
March 31, 2022
#PuertaAbiertas, a guest production from Barcelona, Spain about meeting strangers, is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Fri-Sun, May 6-8, 2022. From $25. 🇪🇸
Hamilton, an inclusive history lesson that is the Broadway hit of our generation, is at the Richard Rodgers in open run. From $149. 🇵🇷
Moulin Rouge! The Musical, a love triangle set in a Paris cabaret, is at the Hirschfeld in open run. (12+) From $69. 🇫🇷
Paradise Square, a musical about Black and Irish in the Five Points in the 1860s where Tap dancing was born, is in Previews on Broadway at the Barrymore for an Apr 3 opening. paradisesquaremusical.com 🇺🇸
¡Americano! a new musical, explores what it means to be an American with a dream, at New World Stages in Hell’s Kitchen. Previews Thu, Mar 31 at 7pm. Opens, Apr 21. On Sale to Jun 19. From $49. americanothemusical.com 🇺🇸
Jersey Boys, the Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons jukebox musical, is at New World Stages in Hell’s Kitchen. jerseyboysinfo.com 🇮🇹
Spanish-language repertory theater is ongoing at Repertorio Español. 🇨🇺
Monday, March 28, 2022
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Sat-Sun, Apr 2-3, 2022
Kips Bay, Manhattan
Times Square Theater District
RICHARD RODGERS THEATRE
Times Square Theater District
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Times Square Theater District
Through April 3, 2022
ST JAMES THEATRE
Times Square Theater District
There are 41 Broadway theaters.
- Al Hirschfeld | Moulin Rouge 🇫🇷
- Ambassador | Chicago
- American Airlines | Birthday Candles
- August Wilson | Funny Girl
- Barrymore | Paradise Square 🇺🇸
- Bernard B Jacobs | Company
- Booth | For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow is Enuf 🇺🇸
- Broadhurst is under renovation.
- Broadway | The Little Prince 🇫🇷
- Brooks Atkinson | Six
- Circle in the Square | American Buffalo
- Cort is under renovation.
- Eugene O’Neill | Book of Mormon
- Gershwin | Wicked
- Hayes | Take Me Out 🏳️🌈
- Hudson | Plaza Suite
- John Golden | Hangmen
- Longacre | Macbeth
- Lunt-Fontanne | Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
- Lyceum | A Strange Loop
- Lyric | Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
- Majestic | The Phantom of the Opera
- Marquis | Beetlejuice
- Minskoff | Lion King
- Music Box | Dear Evan Hansen
- Nederlander | Mr. Saturday Night
- Neil Simon | MJ
- New Amsterdam | Alladin
- Palace is under renovation.
- Richard Rodgers | Hamilton 🇵🇷
- Samuel J Friedman | How I Learned to Drive
- Schoenfeld | Come From Away
- Shubert | POTUS: Or Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive
- St James
- Stephen Sondheim | Mrs Doubtfire
- Studio 54 | The Minutes
- Vivian Beaumont | The Skin of Our Teeth
- Walter Kerr | Hadestown
- Winter Garden | Music Man
54 Below is Broadway’s cabaret. 54below.com
Hispanic Alliance of Theaters
The Consulate General of Spain in New York is helping renew the Hispanic Alliance of Theaters to promote Latinx theatre in New York City.
- International Theater Art Institute (IATI) iatitheater.org
- Teatro LATEA (Latin American Theater Experiment Associates)
- Repertorio Español
- Teatro Círculo teatrocirculo.org
- Teatro SEA
- Thalia Spanish Theatre
Our stages are small, but our theatre is big!
Broadway Show Tickets
Tickets go on sale months in advance. They are cheapest at theatre box offices. Beware of scalpers. Telecharge.com is one of Broadway’s main ticket providers and sells tickets at a low markup.
During the pandemic, many Broadway theatres will refund or exchange tickets until right before the show.
The Year in NYC Theatre
January NYC Theatre
Dominique Morisseau’s Skeleton Crew (Phylicia Rashad) at the Friedman, previews Tue, Dec 21, opens Jan 12, 2022, and runs to Feb 20, 2022. Ages 12+. manhattantheatreclub.com 🇭🇹
February NYC Theatre
MJ The Musical, the Michael Jackson story at the Neil Simon, previews Mon, Dec 6, 2021, opens Feb 1 and runs to Sep 4. From $59. mjthemusical.com
The Music Man, the Hugh Jackman musical comedy at the Winter Garden, previews Mon, Dec 20, opens Thu, Feb 10, and runs to July 31. (Ages 6+) musicmanonbroadway.com
Dominique Morisseau’s Confederates is Off-Broadway at the Signature Theater, Feb 22 – Mar 27, 2022. 🇭🇹
March NYC Theatre
Paradise Square, intersects Black and Irish in NYC’s infamous Five Points slum during the Civil War, previews at the Barrymore Tue, Feb 22, opens Sun, Mar 20, and runs to Nov 27. Ages 12+. From $49. paradisesquaremusical.com 🇺🇸
Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite, starring Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker at the Hudson, previews Fri, Feb 25, opens Mar 28, 2022, and runs to Jun 26. Tickets thehudsonbroadway.com
Spanglish Dream has musical theatre team Florencia Cuenca and Jaime Lozano telling their stories through song at the David Rubenstein Atrium in Lincoln Center on Sat, Mar 12 at 11am. FREE. 🇲🇽
Celebrate National Theatre Day on Sun, Mar 27.
April NYC Theatre
There is usually a flurry of show openings for Tony Award eligibility.
Paradise Square, Black and Irish in the old Five Points, opens at the Ethel Barrymore, Sun, Apr 3. paradisesquaremusical.com 🇺🇸
Richard Greenberg’s Take Me Out (Best Play Tony) revival of a coming out story about being Black in baseball is at the Hayes Mon, Apr 4 – May 29. 2st.com 🇺🇸
Tracy Letts’ The Minutes, a play about a small town city council meeting, at Studio 54, previews Fri, Feb 25, opens Thu, Apr 7, and runs to July 10. Ages 14+. From $39. theminutesbroadway.com
Beetlejuice opens Fri, Apr 8.
Birthday Candles opens Sun, Apr 10.
American Buffalo opens Thu, Apr 14.
How I Learned to Drive opens Tue, Apr 19.
Funny Girl opens Sun, Apr 24.
Macbeth opens Thu, Apr 28.
The NYC Theatre Scene
It’s an interesting time because there isn’t that much Latin Broadway, yet the pinnacle of Broadway theatre is Latin. Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda (In the Heights, Freestyle Love Supreme) is the Broadway hit of our generation. 🇵🇷
A night of Broadway can be a nice dinner, and a show, followed by a cocktail.
Restaurant Row is West 46th St between Eighth and Ninth Ave in Hell’s Kitchen. It’s an Open Street pedestrian street lined with restaurants.
54 Below is a Broadway cabaret in the notorious basement of Studio 54. If you can’t make a Broadway show, you can still feel the Broadway at 54 Below. 54below.com
There is more Latin Off-Broadway than Latin Broadway. Technically Off-Broadway is theaters from 100-500 seats with Off-Broadway contracts. For our purposes, Off-Broadway is everything not on Broadway.
- Repertorio Español produces Spanish-language repertory theatre in Kips Bay, Manhattan. 🇨🇺
- Pregones/PRTT is a Puerto Rican community theatre in Concourse, The Bronx. 🇵🇷
- Teatro SEA produces bilingual puppetry and children’s theatre in the Lower East Side. 🇵🇷
- Thalia Spanish Theater produces Spanish and bilingual theatre in Sunnyside, Queens. 🇪🇸
- ID Studio Theater is a Colombian community theater in Mott Haven, The Bronx. 🇨🇴
- Signature Theatre is a playwright’s theater with some Latin playwrights.
World Theatre Day is March 27. Broadway Musicals Day is September 29.
- The Public Theater’s Under the Radar festival celebrates international theater in January.
- Broadway Week is a popular 2-for-1 ticket promotion in January/February and August/September.
- Off-Broadway Week is a popular 2-for-1 ticket promotion in February/March and September/October.
- Puppet Fringe NYC celebrates puppetry in August.
- Viva Broadway celebrates Latin Broadway in September/October.
Previously in NYC Theatre
Confederates, by Tony nominee Dominique Morisseau, is Off-Broadway at the Signature Theatre, Mar 8 – Apr 10. $35. 🇭🇹🇺🇸
David Byrne’s American Utopia, a jukebox musical about who we are today, is at the St James to Apr 3. From $59. 🇧🇷🇨🇦🇨🇴🇫🇷🏴🇵🇷🇺🇸
Manhattan Theatre Club’s Prayer for the French Republic, David Cromer’s tale of a Jewish family trying to stay safe in World War II Paris, is on Stage I at New York City Center in Midtown, Manhattan on Feb 1-
27. Extended to Mar 27. From $99. 🇫🇷✡️
Tertulia with Chaska Mori with music by Afro Andean Funk brings Peruvian musical theatre to Teatro LATEA at The Clemente in the Lower East Side on Wed, Mar 23 at 7pm. Free with registration. 🇵🇪
En el tiempo de las mariposas, Repertorio Español’s version of the Julia Álvarez drama about the legendary Mirabal Sisters, is at Harlem Stage in Manhattanville, Harlem on Wed, Mar 23 at 1pm & 7:30pm. Free. 🇩🇴
Danza España presents Mosaico Flamenco at the Thalia Spanish Theatre in Sunnyside, Queens, Fri-Sun, Mar 4-20. From $40. 🇪🇸
Saulo García’s Quinceañera is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Fri-Sun, Mar 18-20. 🇨🇴
Salsa Cabaret, a Salsa show by Cali Salsa Pal Mundo with guest singer Anissa Gathers, is at the Thalia Spanish Theatre in Sunnyside, Queens, Fri-Sun, Feb 4-27. From $40. 🇨🇴
Black No More, an Afrofuturist story set in the Harlem Renaissance, with a top creative team, is at the Signature Theatre in Hell’s Kitchen, Jan 20 – Feb 27. thenewgroup.org 🇺🇸
Skeleton Crew, by Dominique Morisseau, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, starring Phylicia Rashad, is at the Friedman to Feb 20. From $59. 🇭🇹🇵🇷🇺🇸
Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations is at the Imperial. From $69 ainttooproudmusical.com
Caroline, or Change is at Studio 54. From $49 roundabouttheatre.org
Clyde’s, about recovering life in a diner by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, is at the Hayes. From $79 2st.com 🇺🇸
Diana: The Musical, the Princess Diana story, closes at the Longacre on December 19. From $49. thedianamusical.com
Flying Over Sunset, a 1950s Hollywood acid trip musical, is at the Vivian Beaumont Lincoln Center Theater. From $87. flyingoversunset.com
Girl From the North Country, the Bob Dylan jukebox musical, is at the Belasco. From $39 telecharge.com
Is This a Room is at the Lyceum. (14+) From $39 telecharge.com
Jagged Little Pill, the Alanis Morissette jukebox musical, is at the Broadhurst. From $49 jaggedlittlepill.com
The Lehman Trilogy is at the Nederlander. From $59. thelehmantrilogy.com
Slave Play, where things go south for three mixed couples on a plantation, is at the August Wilson. Ages 17+. From $39. slaveplaybroadway.com 🇺🇸
Thoughts of a Colored Man is at the John Golden. From $49. thoughtsofacoloredman.com
To Kill a Mockingbird (Jeff Daniels to Jan 2) is at the Shubert Theatre. Ages 12+. From $29. tokillamockingbirdbroadway.com
Trouble in Mind, a look at 1950s Broadway through the eyes of a Black actress, is at the American Airlines Theatre. roundabouttheatre.org 🇺🇸
Waitress is at the Barrymore. Ages 10+. From $79. waitressthemusical.com
The Under the Radar international theater festival is at the Public Theater in NoHo, Manhattan for two weeks, Wed-Sun, Jan 12-30. From $25. 🇨🇺🇫🇷🇳🇬
Sueño de Reyes / Dream of Kings children’s theater is at Teatro SEA in the Lower East Side, Fri-Sun, Dec 10-12, Dec 17-19, 2021 and Jan, 7-9, 2022. $20. 🇵🇷
Zoetrope, the Javier Antonio González play based on his grandparents’ letters during the Great Migration from Puerto Rico, is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan on Fri-Sun, Jan 14-16. $30. 🇵🇷
Freestyle Love Supreme (SPECIAL TONY AWARD, Lin-Manuel Miranda) is at the Booth Theater to Jan 2, 2022. From $59. 🇵🇷
Gabriel Hernández and La Bruja do Latinx Cabaret at Punto SEA in Teatro SEA in the Lower East Side on Thu, Dec 16 at 8pm (6:30pm doors). $25. 🇵🇷
Dana H. closed at the Lyceum on November 28. From $39 thelyceumplays.com
Julia Álvarez’ Mirabal Sisters drama, En el tiempo de las mariposas, is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan, Fri, Nov 19. From $15. 🇩🇴
Lackawanna Blues is at the Friedman to Nov 14. From $59. Playwright Ruben Santiago-Hudson is 🇵🇷
Pass Over (review), Antoinette Nwandu’s musing onwhat it’s like to live Black in America, ran on Broadway at the August Wilson Sep 12 – Oct 10, 2021. It was the second show, but first play on Broadway after the pandemic shutdown. The pandemic protocols developed there are being used to reopen Broadway. We all want COVID and systemic racism to just pass over.
Springsteen on Broadway reopened Broadway after the pandemic from June 26 – September 24, 2021.