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Broadway reopening has been announced for June 2021!

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The Broadway reopening is one of the most anticipated events post the pandemic. Today, apart from the famous Central Park, Statue of Liberty, and the Empire State building - New York Broadway continues to be one of the most iconic representations of the vibrant city, hosting numerous performances across theaters, bringing its rich culture back to life! The origins of Broadway Theatre can be traced back to 1750 when the first theater company was launched by Thomas Kean and Walter Murray. It has come a long way since as the highest level of commercial live theater, where people travel from different parts of the world to experience the onstage magic and celebrate outstanding performances together. Read on to know about the Broadway reopening in 2021.

Broadway Reopening Date - June 2021

Broadway shows are back! A few months ago, the Broadway League had announced the new reopening date of Broadway theatre as 30th May 2021. And while numerous reopening dates were declared following the pandemic, none of them has turned into a reality. However, this time with the latest update, we can confirm that the Broadway is finally reopening and it is ready to kick-start the experience starting June 26th, 2021. Find out the reopening date for your favourite Broadway shows below as the doors open to the public once again.

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Upcoming Shows 2021

Bruce Springsteen will reopen the first Broadway theater after COVID-19 in the return of his show “Springsteen on Broadway.”

Springteen will play at the St. James Theatre starting 26th June, 2021 and will run until 4th September, 2021. For more information on the latest shows, check out our updated list to keep a track of all upcoming shows.

August 2021

  • Pass Over - Previews Begin: August 4, Opening Night: September 12
  • September 2021

  • Hadestown - September 2
  • Waitress - September 2
  • Hamilton - September 14
  • Wicked - September 14
  • The Lion King - September 14
  • Chicago - September 14
  • Lackawanna Blues - Previews Begin: September 14, Opening Night: September 28
  • Six - Previews Begin: September 17, Opening Night: October 3
  • American Utopia - September 17
  • Come From Away - September 21
  • Chicken & Biscuits - Previews Begin: September 23, Opening Night: October 10
  • Moulin Rouge - September 24
  • Is This A Room - Previews Begin: September 24, Opening Night: October 1
  • The Lehman Trilogy - Previews Begin: September 25, Opening Night: October 14
  • Aladdin - September 28
  • October 2021

  • Thoughts of a Colored Man -Previews Begin: October 1, Opening Night:October 31
  • Dana H. - Previews Begin: October 1, Opening Night: October 17
  • To Kill a Mockingbird - October 5
  • Freestyle Love Supreme - October 7
  • Tina - October 8
  • Caroline, or Change - Previews Begin: October 8, Opening Night: October 27
  • Girl From the North Country - October 13
  • Ain't Too Proud - October 16
  • Jagged Little Pill - October 21
  • Mrs. Doubtfire - Previews Begin: October 21, Opening Night: December 5
  • The Phantom of the Opera - October 22
  • Trouble in Mind - Previews Begin: October 29, Opening Night: November 8
  • November 2021

  • Diana - Previews Begin: November 2, Opening Night: November 17
  • Clyde's - Previews Begin: November 3, Opening Night: November 22
  • The Book of Mormon - November 5
  • Flying Over Sunset - Previews Begin: November 11, Opening Night: December 13
  • Company - Previews Begin: November 15, Opening Night: December 9
  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - November 16
  • December 2021

  • MJ - Previews Begin: December 6, Opening Night: February 1, 2022
  • Dear Evan Hansen - December 11
  • The Music Man - Previews Begin: December 20, Opening Night: February 10, 2022
  • Skeleton Crew - Previews Begin: December 21, Opening Night: January 12, 2022
  • February 2022

  • Paradise Square - Previews Begin: February 22, Opening Night: March 20, 2022
  • Plaza Suite - Previews Begin: February 25, Opening Night: March 28, 2022
  • March 2022

  • Take Me Out - Previews Begin: March 9, Opening Night: April 4, 2022
  • Birthday Candles - Previews Begin: March 18, Opening Night: April 10, 2022
  • How I Learned to Drive - Previews Begin: March 29, Opening Night: April 19, 2022
  • The Minutes - Previews Begin: March, 2022, Opening Night: April 7, 2022
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    What to Expect When Broadway Reopens

    Broadway League has been working closely with State and City officials in creating a safe space to restart the Broadway industry to welcome audiences and bring the workforce back to its routine.

    It is expected that Broadway will take up strict safety measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus. This includes:

  • Implementing daily capacity restrictions
  • Making it mandatory to book tickets online
  • The need to wear face masks throughout your visit
  • Social distancing to be followed at all times
  • Introducing hydroalcoholic gel dispensers for guests to avail
  • More details about Broadway reopening will be declared in the coming weeks.

    Broadway Reopening FAQs

    When will Broadway reopen to the public?

    The Broadway will reopen on 26th June, 2021.

    Can I buy tickets directly from the box office after the Broadway reopening?

    Due to the possible capacity limitations, it is highly recommended that to book your tickets well in advance to avoid getting disappointed.

    What are the possible safety measures that will be introduced post the Broadway reopening?

    It is expected that Broadway will take up strict safety measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus. This includes:

    • Implementing daily capacity restrictions
    • Making it mandatory to book tickets online 
    • The need to wear face masks throughout your visit
    • Social distancing to be followed at all times 
    • Introducing hydroalcoholic gel dispensers for guests to avail 

    Is there any specific dress code for the theatres?

    No, there is no specific dress code. You can wear both formals and casuals. It is a good idea to carry a smart jacket or a light shawl in case you find the air-conditioning too cold.

    How long is a Broadway Show?

    Duration of Broadway shows varies but typically it is about 2.5-3 hours with a 20 minute interval.

    Is storage facility available at the theatre?

    Many theatres do offer coat check. However, storing luggage, shopping bags or strollers is generally not accepted. Please contact the theatre before you arrive for more information.