Off-Broadway Musicals 2017
Off-Broadway musicals are theatrical productions staged in venues located in Manhattan, New York, that are smaller than a Broadway theater. These productions are typically less expensive and normally have a limited run. 2017 saw some new, innovative, and exciting shows make their debut on Off-Broadway.
The Band's Visit
The Band's Visit is the 2017 Tony Award winner for Best Musical. The show follows an Egyptian police band that accidentally winds up in a small Israeli village. The show features an eclectic blend of music, including jazz, pop, classical, and folk.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Based on J.K. Rowling's beloved Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a two-part play that follows the story of Harry Potter's son, Albus Severus Potter, and his struggles with identity and destiny.
Natasha, Pierre, & The Great Comet of 1812
Natasha, Pierre, & The Great Comet of 1812 is a musical adaptation of the 70-page section of War and Peace. The show features a mix of Russian folk music, rock, and classical music. It won two Tony Awards in 2017, including Best Scenic Design of a Musical.
Dear Evan Hansen
Dear Evan Hansen is a story of teenage angst, family struggles, and the power of social media. It follows the story of Evan Hansen, a teenage outcast who finds himself thrust into the spotlight after a classmate's suicide. The show won six Tony Awards in 2017, including Best Musical.
2017 saw some incredible Off-Broadway musicals debut in New York City. From the Tony Award winning The Band's Visit to the critically acclaimed Dear Evan Hansen, these shows offer something for everyone. Whether you're looking for a musical comedy, a drama, or a musical adaptation of a classic novel, Off-Broadway has something for you.