This week has been a big week in terms of announcements for family-friendly Broadway productions; meaning there are plenty of new opportunities for the whole family to get together and see a show; just in time for the holidays.This week, the world’s most loved little orphan will be making her on stage debut for a new generation of fans as the live production of Annie premiers of Broadway. The 1977 show is getting a new re-boot with a promising and exciting cast, in celebration of the 35th anniversary of the original production. The new highly anticipated performances from Annie will also make an appearance in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The new Annie will be staged at the Palace Theatre on Broadway will premier on November 8th. Tickets to all of the production’s new performances are now on sale and available to the public.
While the debut of this childhood classic has had many fans of Annie and theatre fans alike excited for the new production, another big announcement was made this week regarding another childhood tale. New shows are now being added to the Broadway production of Mary Poppins. Now fans of the beloved Disney tale can see the show eight times a week and get tickets that will best fit their schedule whenever they see fit. The Mary Poppins tickets are available for now through the holiday season so families looking to get in on the holiday fun will want to act fast.
Those who are looking for a theatre production to take the family to after the new year will want to pay a visit to the newly announced Cinderella Broadway production. The announcement was made this week that the Rodgers and Hammerstein’s production would be beginning in 2013. The previews for the play will begin on January 24th, 2013 and tickets are now on sale for the preview productions. The official opening will be on February 21, 2013. Those who want to get tickets to the new production will want to act quickly in order to find tickets to the show in the first opening weeks. The production is slated to be one of the most popular Rodger and Hammerstein productions yet so you won’t want to wait on tickets.