31 Mar THE 5 BEST SUMMER BROADWAY SHOWS IN NYC
GET INTO THE BROADWAY SPIRIT IN NYC THIS SUMMER
Springtime is here and for many people that means one thing: a new season of Broadway Shows in New York City. A vacation to the Big Apple can be a great way to re-charge your batteries and take in one of these award-winning plays.
There so much to do in NYC that planning it all in one visit could be impossible, however, there is one thing you can’t miss – one of the season’s spectacular new Broadway Shows.
When you are narrowing down the options for your trip and building your amazing daily itinerary, don’t forget one of our favorite ways to spend a summer evening in New York City. Head out in a Your Perfect Atlantic City Night Out to one of the numerous theatres in the theatre district to catch a live show.
Not only is a Broadway play a quintessential NYC experience, it’s also a fabulous way to escape and simply be entertained for a few hours. If you need help choosing your Broadway show, take a look at our list of summer favorites below.
Return to the time when cool jazz and hot nights were the passion of an entire generation. After Midnight, which chronicles the legendary Cotton Club in Harlem and some of its colorful characters, features incredible music, amazing dancers and some truly electrifying guest stars. American Idol Fantasia Barrino will be the special guest star from May 11-June 1, and the play will feature artistic direction by the legendary Wynton Marsalis. Get your tickets now.
BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
For those of you who grew up with the musical stylings of Carole King, Beautiful will be an absolute treat. The show combines the lasting legacy of Carole’s music with the drama and intrigue of her stunning rise to prominence as one of the most regaled solo musicians in history. The show runs through an indefinite date, and will be held at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on West 43rd Street. Do you feel the earth moving under your feet?
If you have children accompanying you on your adventure to New York this summer, Matilda is a fantastic Broadway show to keep both you and your young ones entertained. Based on one of Roald Dahl’s most beloved children’s books, Matilda follows the story of an extraordinary young girl who vows to change her own destiny through hard work and wit. The inspiring show has an open-ended running date, so get your tickets soon.
OF MICE AND MEN
For those of you looking for a heavier dose of theatre fare, Of Mice and Men is a classic theatre experience. Bonafide stars James Franco and Chris O’Dowd take their turns as the lead characters in this adaptation of John Steinbeck’s classic novel about friendship and the indomitability of the human spirit. The Longacre Theatre will be showing Of Mice and Men from April 16 to July 27 of this year.
PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
If you’re looking for a truly exemplary theatre experience in NYC this summer, few shows will deliver quite like the long-running The Phantom of the Opera, showing at the Majestic Theatre throughout the summer months. Experience the tragedy, love and drama of this classic Broadway play in all its glory this summer.
Your summer experience in New York City should have it all: limousine rides, amazing food and a breathtaking experience at a Broadway play. Building your itinerary now will help provide you with peace of mind and relaxation as your vacation approaches.
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