This week, there were a few big announcements that have had theatre fans excited for the upcoming Broadway schedule. One of the biggest announcements of the week came from the team behind the musical event Bullets Over Broadway. This new play was written by iconic Hollywood director, Woody Allen. The play is based on the screenplay of the same name written by Allen and Douglas McGrath. The production currently wrapped up a special box office opening event this week and tickets to see the performance unfold live are now available. The official previews for the play will be held on March 11th, 2014 at the St. James Theatre. After this preview, the show will officially open on Broadway. This new play is expected to be one of the biggest productions of the 2014 Broadway season. Tickets are available now for these exciting previews.
One of the other big announcements of the week came from the team behind the new exciting live musical event Aladdin. This new production, starring Adam Jacobs, is based off of the hit Disney movie of the same name. This week, the show officially opened its pre-Broadway run and revealed plans for their upcoming Broadway debut. The production’s pre-Broadway run began in Toronto at Mirvish Theatre. The play will continue to run its pre-Broadway shows until January 5th of next year. After that, the production will officially begin its Broadway previews. On February 26th, 2014, the show will open up its official preview run. This will be held at the New Amsterdam Theatre. The official opening for the play will be on March 20th, 2014. The production will be taking the original 90 minute play and expanding it into a two part act for the stage. May of the original songs from the animated musical will appear in the new live musical rendition. Tickets to see the new musical comedy live are on sale now and available to the public for those who want to get their tickets early to see the magical story of Aladdin and his friends brought to the stage. Will you be getting tickets to see Aladdin on stage?