Arthur Miller’s The Crucible is a dramatized and partially fictionalized story of the Salem witch trials that took place in the Massachusetts Bay Colony during 1692-93. This revival directed by Ivo van Hove features featuring Saoirse Ronan, Ben Whishaw, Sophie Okonedo and Ciaran Hinds. The New York Times described it as ‘the freshest, scariest play in town.’ The Crucible was the winner of the 2016 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Favorite Play Revival.
Annaleigh Ashford and Matthew Broderick star in A.R. Gurney’s comedy about an exceptionally engaging canine, Sylvia, and its owners Greg and Kate. David Rockwell’s set design and Japhy Weideman’s lighting design makes for a bright sunny day at Central Park in the city.
Wolf Hall: Parts One & Two
The novels, by two-time Booker Prize winner Hilary Mantel, won multiple honors and became world-famous, best-selling sensations. The plays sold out at Stratford-upon-Avon and quickly transferred to London, where they received critical raves, broke box office records and triumphed as the West End’s biggest hit plays. Now the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Wolf Hall Parts One & Two is coming to Broadway for a strictly limited engagement! Performed in repertory, this exhilarating story of lust, power and politics will transport audiences to the volatile court of King Henry VIII, where words cut like steel and the shadow of the Tower loomed over all.
It Shoulda Been You
Don’t miss Tony Award winners Tyne Daly and Harriet Harris, and the Broadway directing debut of David Hyde Pierce in It Shoulda Been You! In the hilarious and heartwarming new musical it’s a culture clash for the ages when two families from wildly different backgrounds come together to celebrate a wedding. As if the union wasn’t complicated enough, the bride’s ex-boyfriend arrives, bringing the wedding to a screeching halt and throwing both families into hysterical chaos. Plots are hatched, promises broken, secrets exposed – and the bride’s resourceful sister is left to turn an unmitigated disaster into happily ever after!
You Can’t Take It With You
Written by the legendary duo Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, You Can’t Take It With You is one of America’s most popular comedies. The Pulitzer Prize production is directed by Scott Ellis, starring James Earl Jones, Rose Byrne, Analeigh Ashford, Julie Halston and 16 others. Previews begin on August 26th, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre! Book your tickets now the Official Website!
Rocky: The Musical
Somewhere in downtown Philadelphia, a down-and-out fighter named Rocky Balboa struggles to stay on his feet. But when the chance of a lifetime comes along, he takes his best shot at becoming a champion… and his last shot at finding first love.
The iconic underdog story ROCKY has inspired an innovative new stage production, brought to extraordinary life by a five-time Tony Award®-winning creative team, including director Alex Timbers (Peter and the Starcatcher), songwriting team Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime), and book writers Thomas Meehan (The Producers) and Sylvester Stallone (Rocky, the Oscar®-winning Best Picture).
Rocky begins previews at the Winter Garden Theater on February 11, 2014. Book your tickets now or Go to the official website for more information!
Twelfth Night/Richard III
Two-time Tony Award winner Mark Rylance (Jerusalem, Boeing-Boeing) returns to the Great White Way in a double dose of William Shakespeare. Rylance stars as the title character in Shakespeare’s history play Richard III as well as scene-stealing Olivia in the comedy Twelfth Night. The all-male productions, which won much praise last year in London, features live music played on traditional Elizabethan instruments with the stage lit almost exclusively by the glow of 100 candles. Audiences will witness the pre-show ritual of actors dressing and preparing their makeup on stage. Both productions will play in repertory at the Belasco Theatre beginning October 15 and opening November10. Go to the official website or Go get tickets!
Directed by Tony Award winner James Lapine
Annie is coming to Broadway to celebrate its 35th anniversary, directed by Tony and Pulitzer award winner James Lapine. Based on the updated book by Thomas Meehan, the revival is scheduled to open in October 2012. Audiences can expect to hear the golden goodies including “Tomorrow,” “Maybe,” “It’s a Hard Knock Life” and many other classics.
Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and London’s Olivier Award for Best Play, Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris is a thought-provoking play about race and real estate. Act One takes place in 1959, as nervous community leaders anxiously try to stop the sale of a home in the white middle-class Chicago neighborhood to a black family. Act Two is set in the same house 50 years later, as the now predominantly African-American neighborhood battles to hold its ground in the face of gentrification.
Photo: Paul Kolnik
An epic tale at the Lilian Beaumont Theatre at Lincoln Center. At the start of World War I, a boy’s beloved horse has been sold to the cavalry and shipped to France where he serves on both sides of the war. As the boy grows up, he cannot forget his friend and embarks on a mission to find him and bring him home. Winner of the 2011 Tony Awards for Best Play, Best Direction (Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris), Best Scenic Design (Rae Smith), Best Lighting (Paule Constable), and Best Sound Design (Christopher Shutt). Produced with The National Theatre of Great Britain in association with Bob Boyett.
JBP is proud to produce War Horse Toronto, a well as the War Horse National Tour.
Best Direction (Play)
Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris
Best Scenic Design (Play)
Best Lighting Design (Play)
Best Sound Design (Play)