The Best Shows on Broadway, 2020
The results are in! If you’re planning on catching the latest Broadway hits everyone is talking about, your search ends here. Here are the shows that you can’t miss this 2020.
West Side Story
Playing at: Broadway Theatre, 1681 Broadway, New York, NY 10019
The revival of the 1957 musical West Side Story promised to be as much of a masterpiece as the original version. With new choreography and fresh approach directed by Ivo van Hove, this musical features incredible dancing by dozens of Broadway’s newest talents.
Playing at: Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, 242 W 45th Street, New York, NY 10036
Another wonderful musical with a 2020 revival is Company. As with West Side Story, director and Tony Award winner Marianne Elliott decided to give the story a new twist. The main character is now a woman living in modern-day Manhattan. During her 35th birthday celebration, her friends and family begin questioning her life as a bachelorette.
Playing at: Longacre Theatre, 220 West 48th Street, New York, NY 10036
Diana, the Queen of Hearts, has come to life on Broadway. The musical begins when she marries Prince Charles in the 80s. The rest of her story, challenges as part of the British royal family and legacy is told to the sound of British beats.
The Music Man
Playing at: Winter Garden Theatre, 1634 Broadway, New York, NY 10019
It seems that 2020 is THE year for revivals of beloved classics. The Music Man is a favorite family musical appropriate for ages 6 and up. Hugh Jackman will return to Broadway playing the role of Harold Hill, recognized as one of the greatest roles in musical history.
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Playing at: Booth Theatre, 222 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036
The drama Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? returns to Broadway almost 60 years after its opening. Its radical and honest portrayal of a marriage was quite controversial back in the 60s. This time, Joe Mantello’s production promises to be as legendary as the original version.
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