Broadway shows we’ll see in 2021

We can’t wait to sit in the audience, listen to the orchestra, and see a brand new piece of theatre. Here are some of the best Broadway shows we’ll see in 2021, as well as some of our favorite shows from last year.

The Music Man

We play a con man who tricks a Midwestern community into buying a band instrument, but forget to drive the Wells Fargo wagon when the musicians finally come to town. Harold deceives not only the local piano teacher Marian, but when they learn more about themselves, they become music to each other’s ears.

Marian Paroo is played by Sutton Foster in a star-studded cast that includes Michael Mullen as Harold, David O’Hara as Marian’s husband and Michael J. Fox as her son Harold.

The show was originally scheduled to start in October 2020, but now the third and final season of “The Music Man” is set to be the charm for the long-awaited revival.

MJ The Musical

Michael Jackson will be back on Broadway in 2021 with “The Music Man” for the first time in more than 20 years. Ephraim Sykes will play the eponymous “King of Pop” and dramatize the life of the 19-time Grammy winner in his first Broadway appearance.

Not much is known about the plot of the musical, but the show is guaranteed to be a thriller. The musical is directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon and features a new score by Pulitzer Prize-winning director David Fincher. Expect a solo hit from Billie Jean and an all-star cast, as well as a number of the band’s new songs.

Caroline, or Change

Clarke will reprise her role as Caroline Thibodeaux, an African-American maid who finds herself on the wrong side of the law while working as a maid in a New York hotel. Caroline and the Change’s Broadway debut returns to the Great White Way for the first time in 15 years.

Originally scheduled for April 2020, the recording will almost certainly reach Broadway audiences in 2021. The folk rhythms and blues of Caroline and the Change will surely leave their mark on your mind in 2021 and beyond.

Take Me Out

Jesse Williams plays Darren Lemming, a baseball pro who faces huge prejudice when he comes out of the closet. As Lemmings chases a league title, news of his sexuality shakes the entire team on and off the field. When it premiered in 2003, it won the Tony Award for Best Play and remains one of the best plays on Broadway to date.

Flying Over Sunset

Flying Sunset will have its Broadway premiere in 2021 after being pushed back more than a year from September 2 to 2 a.m. It looks like a revival is on the cards next year, but it’s not the only show in the pipeline for 2021.

The show, which is meant to combine reality and fiction, has a star – cast including John Cusack, John Travolta, and John Goodman.

Trouble In Mind

Alice Childress went down in history as the first black playwright to have her work professionally produced in New York. Mind, which explores the impact of racism in the theatre and follows an African-American actress struggling to work with a predominantly white cast. Although the piece is 60 years old, it has a resonance with today’s audiences that did not exist then. So it’s fitting that Childhood’s Trouble in Mind will be one of the standouts plays when the theatre returns in 2021 and finally opens on Broadway.

Lackawanna Blues

Performances in autumn 2021 with performances at the New York Theatre Company and the Royal Shakespeare Company, as well as at London’s Royal Albert Hall.

In this heartfelt piece, he pays tribute to his nanny Miss Rachel and reflects on his formative years in a boarding house in the 1950s. Santiago Hudson is one of the most prolific actors in the world, who has made a career out of more than 20 characters. From the autumn of 2021, it will be a formative part of the New York Theatre Company’s production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.

Theatres on Broadway are currently closed until May 30, 2021, but it looks like they will reopen in 2021. There will be plenty of Broadway shows we’ll see in 2021. Theatres on Broadway have been closed and the shows we were looking forward to are being postponed.

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