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New York All Shows in December 2014

Our selection of the best shows in New York for the month of December 2014

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Radio City Music Hall : Closes 31st December 2014

A true New York City institution, the annual Radio City Christmas Spectacular is the sparkling, breath-taking way to get you in the Christmas spirit, with unforgettable with the Radio City's unmatchable and unstoppable Rockettes performing their precision dancing and world famous routines! More info

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Eugene O'Neill Theatre

From Trey Parker and Matt Stone, four-time Emmy Award-winning creators of South Park comes this hilarious Broadway musical about a pair of mismatched Mormon boys sent on a mission to a place that's about as far from Salt Lake City as you can get. More info

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New Amsterdam Theater

In an exotic, faraway land, one young pauper's life is about to change with the luck of an ancient lamp - and you're invited to join this magic carpet ride! Based on the hit Disney classic movie Aladdin, this new 2014 Tony Award winning musical features best-loved music by Academy and Tony Award-winning composer Alan Menken and is directed by Tony Award-winning Casey Nicholaw, best known for his work on The Book of Mormon. More info

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Astor Place Theatre

Blue Man Group is one of New York's longest-running shows and one of its hardest to describe! In the show, three enigmatic bald and blue characters take the audience through a multi-sensory experience that combines theater, percussive music, art, science and vaudeville into a form of entertainment that is like nothing else either on or off Broadway. More info

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David H Koch Theater : Closes 3rd January 2015

This is the production that is the heart of New York City's year-end holiday season. Whether it is a family tradition or a once-in-a-lifetime visit, your experience of this glittering classic ballet will stay with you forever and warm your spirit. This year, celebrate with the New York City Ballet as they celebrate their 60th anniversary of performing the city's favorite Nutcracker! More info

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Circle in the Square : Closes 8th February 2015

In one of the most highly anticipated castings this Broadway season, stage and screen star, and our 2014 Tony Awards host Hugh Jackman returns to The Great White Way! He plays the lead in this new production of Jez Butterworth's acclaimed (albeit disturbing) play, The River. Our nameless and rugged central character has whisked his new lover away to a remote woodland cabin, however as the play evolves we become less sure about his intentions... or of the nature of his relationship with those he entertains at his cabin. More info

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NYCB Theatre at Westbury : Closes 20th December 2014

Reality TV star Theresa Caputo, who claims she is a spiritual medium that can communicate with the deceased is heading around the states. She says "My wish for every person I come in contact with, is that they receive a message that will give them healing and closure to embrace life without their loved ones." More info

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Gershwin Theater

Long before Dorothy drops in, two other girls meet in the Land of Oz. One, born with emerald green skin, is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. Wicked follows these two unlikely friends and college roomates grow into very different women: The Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch. More info

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Majestic Theater

Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash musicalization of the Gaston Leroux novel won the 1988 Tony Award for Best Musical and now celebrates over 25 years on Broadway. This musical masterpiece combines songwriting genius with an unforgettable romantic storyline - a Phantom haunting the Paris Opera House falls in love with one of its newest singers, and will stop at nothing to make her love him back. More info

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Orpheum Theater

Stomp is one of New York's most unique entertainment experiences. A rotating cast of eight energetic young performers create rhythms and, yes, music, with their hands and feet and all manner of noisy objects, such as hammers, garbage can lids, buckets, and so on. Their technical skill is truly awesome: this perfectly synchronized ballet of juggled sticks, drums, and what-have-you is indeed thrilling to witness. More info

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John Golden Theater : Closes 22nd February 2015

Three-time Tony winner Glenn Close stars opposite John Lithgow in Edward Albee's family about an upper middle-class couple who struggle to maintain their equilibrium when they open up their home to friends and family in need, including their daughter whose fourth marriage has just ended. More info

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Belasco Theater

Now starring Dexter's Michael C. Hall in the title role,Hedwig and the Angry Inch is a musical comedy about a fictional rock 'n' roll band fronted by a transgender singer from East Berlin. Directed by Tony-winning Michael Mayer of Spring Awakening and American Idiot, Hedwig and the Angry Inch won four 2014 Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Musical and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for its former star, Neil Patrick Harris. More info

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Barclays Center : 31st December

Sir Elton Hercules John is an English pop and rock singer, composer and pianist. In a career spanning five decades, Elton John has sold over 300 million records and has over 50 Top 40 hits, making him one of the most successful musicians of all time. More info

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Al Hirschfeld Theater

Kinky Boots is one of Broadway's most successful new musicals, snapping up six 2013 Tony Awards including Best Musical! The uplifting show tells the tale of a failing family-run shoe factory in England whose business trajectory is changed (and saved!) thanks to the influence of a stiletto-wearing drag queen named Lola. More info

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Stephen Sondheim Theatre : Closes 24th May 2015

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical tells the story of the life of Carole King, a Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter. This Broadway run comes after a pre-Broadway engagement in San Francisco, which also marks the production's premier. The musical features original songs by Carole King and Gerry Goffin, and will star Jessie Mueller in the 2014 Tony Award winning title role. More info

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Stage 3 New World Stages : Closes 22nd November 2015

Avenue Q is the story of Princeton, a bright-eyed college grad who comes to New York City with big dreams and a tiny bank account. He soon discovers that the only neighborhood in his price range is Avenue Q; still, the neighbors seem nice. More info

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August Wilson Theater

Jersey Boys is the story of how a group of blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks became one of the biggest American pop music sensations of all time - Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide - all before they were 30! More info

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Lunt Fontanne Theater : Closes 18th January 2015

Motown: The Musical brings the same toe-tapping beats and soul-shaking songs that rocked America in the 1960s to Broadway. The musical tells the real story of Motown Records' founder, Berry Gordy, and his incredible journey from featherweight boxer to the music mogul responsible for Diana Ross and Michael Jackson's careers! More info

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Imperial Theater : Closes 24th May 2015

A fugitive on the run, a promise made to a dying mother and, above all, the hope that despite our circumstances, we still have the power to change the course of our destiny. Producer Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed 25th-anniversary, re-imagined production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical Les Miserables is returning to the Imperial Theatre in 2014! More info

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Cort Theater : Closes 4th January 2015

Michael Cera and Kieran Culkin star opposite Tavi Gevinson in this revival of Kenneth Lonergan's 1996 play, This Is Our Youth. The production is directed by Tony winner Anna D. Shapiro whose most recent Broadway endeavour, Of Mice and Men, also starred a cast full of young acting talent. The play is a raw portrait of the age bridging adolescence and adulthood, when poor decision making and new opportunities often collide. More info

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Ethel Barrymore Theater : Closes 26th April 2015

London's National Theatre is proud to present the Broadway debut of its sensational new play, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Based on Mark Haddon's best-selling book of the same name, this mesmerising production uses extraordinary lighting, set design and props to tell this unusual and utterly unforgettable story. A powerful story told in a considerate and highly unique way, plays like Curious Incident don't come around very often. More info

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Booth Theater : Closes 15th February 2015

Set in Victorian England, Bradley Cooper stars in this touching and extraordinary drama about the life of John Merrick - a severely disfigured man who is taken in by the circus to form part of their travelling 'freak show.' This new revival of Bernard Pomerance's play, which premiered in 2012, follows Merrick's trials and successes as he fights to live a life with dignity and be seen as a human being. More info

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Music Box Theater : Closes 4th January 2015

In 2013 Broadway's favorite high-flying, circus-inspired musical, Pippin, finally returned! This This acclaimed revival opened over 35 years after the original Broadway production closed, but managed to match its predecessor's success by scooping up an impressive TEN 2013 Tony Award nominations of which it won four, including Best Revival of a Musical and Best Direction of a Musical. Set to a toe-tapping pop-rock score, this is one musical that doesn't just ask its cast to act, sing and dance but sees them performing acrobatics and circus right on stage too! More info

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Minskoff Theater

Disney presents a musical that brings the much-loved 1994 animated film to life to breath-taking effects, spirit and power, inviting you to explore the African Serengeti and join the wide eyed cub Simba on the adventure of a lifetime as he grows up and accepts his destiny as the King of the Pride Lands. In addition to the beloved songs penned by Sir Elton John and Tim Rice (such as the soaring 'Circle of Life') this phenomenal adaptation has new original songs and explodes with joyous, captivating music that soundtrack the rich mythology and moving drama expertly. More info

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Walter Kerr Theater : Closes 7th June 2015

When the low born Monty Navarro finds out he's 8th in line for an earldom in the lofty D'Ysquith family, he figures his chances of outliving his predecessors are slight and sets off down a far more ghoulish path. Can he knock off his unsuspecting relatives without being caught and become the second Earl of Highhurst? And what of love? Because murder isn't the only thing on Monty's mind... More info

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Shubert Theatre

Matilda, Roald Dahl's much-loved classic of an extraordinary child with hideous parents is given the musical treatment by the combined talents of Tim Minchin and the Royal Shakespeare Company. This critically-acclaimed musical won four awards at the 2013 Tony Awards, including Best Book of a Musical and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for Gabriel Ebert. More info

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Neil Simon Theater : Closes 29th March 2015

Following three years of careful research and writing, the brand new musical by Sting is set to premier in the Fall of 2014! Inspired by his memories of growing up in coastal England, The Last Ship tells the story of a struggling British shipyard and the workers who helped construct these titanic triumphs of man's mechanical and creative genius. More info

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Metropolitan Opera House : Closes 24th January 2015

Franco Zefferelli presents a magnificent cast starring Angela Gheorghiu as the frail Mimi, with Ramon Vargas taking on the role of her passionate lover, Rodolfo in his iconic production of this Puccini favorite. Innovative young conductor Nicola Luisotti oversees a glorious vocal ensemble that proves once again why this opera is the most performed at the Met. More info

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New York City Center : Closes 4th January 2015

The 56-year old AA American Dance Theater has performed for an estimated 23 million people in 48 states, as well as 71 countries on six continents. Often engaged as an ambassador for modern American dance, the troupe saw its first such engagement in 1962 as part of John F Kennedy's south east Asian and Australian tour. Whilst its repertoire is known primarily for its jazz influences, chief creative director Robert Battle has added to the dances by welcoming collaborations with other eminent choreographers, which reflects the company's ever-expanding body of work. More info

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Jerry Orbach Theater

A classic coming-of-age story, The Fantasticks features two meddling, matchmaking fathers who scheme to get their children together. But once the couple is united, the real drama begins! More info

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Damrosch Park : Closes 11th January 2015

The Big Apple Circus dares you to experience its brand new show, Metamorphosis! It's an all-new show featuring some of its most popular acts, where the world's greatest circus artists are presented under an intimate big top, and no seat is more than 50 feet from the ring! More info

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Broadway Theater : Closes 3rd January 2015

This nine-time Tony-nominated new spin on the Rodgers & Hammerstein classic television production adds songs from their catalogue and turns the fairy tale concept on its head: it's Cinderella's turn to save the prince! Songs include "In My Own Little Corner"and "Impossible/It's Possible". More info

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Metropolitan Opera House : Closes 24th January 2015

Sopranos Marina Poplavskaya and Marina Rebeka share the role of Verdi's tragic eternal heroine at the Met in Willy Decker's inspiring, "grippingly spare, almost surreal" production that sees the action brought forward to the 1950s, complete with swing dresses and magnums of champagne! Can a consumptive courtesan and a naive nobleman find love together? Or will the fates (and his family) strive to keep them apart? More info

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Helen Hayes Theater : Closes 18th January 2015

Hair band devotees rejoice: The anthems of the '80s are back. The new musical features the hits of Journey, Bon Jovi, Styx, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar and many more. Be transported back in time to the 1980s and heady days (and nights) on LA's infamous Sunset Strip! More info

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Broadhurst Theater

Mamma Mia collects a group of hit songs by the Swedish supergroup ABBA and shapes them around the story of a single mother coping with her young daughter's marriage on a picturesque Greek isle. While the daughter plans her future with the love of her life, her mother is haunted by three different men who may or may not be her daughter's father. More info

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Studio 54

The Roundabout Theatre Company's latest revival of Cabaret is a star-studded, two-time Tony nominated affair, with Spiderman star Emma Stone and stage vet Alan Cumming in the lead roles as Sally Bowles and the Emcee respectively. The musical, which first appeared on Broadway in 1966 is set in 1930s Berlin, in the infamous Kit Kat Klub where cabaret performer Sally sings against the voice of the Nazi rise to power. More info

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Ambassador Theater

No musical conjures up quite the same combination of intrigue, drama and sex appeal as Chicago does, a formula that's taken the hit production around the world from Toronto to Tokyo, since its premiere on Broadway in 1975. Set in the roarings 1920s, this tale of two beautiful criminals - Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly - comes alive through daring dance, sensational costumes and a pinch of Razzle Dazzle. More info

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Bernard B Jacobs Theater : Closes 4th January 2015

The creators of the acclaimed Black Watch, director John Tiffany and choreographer Steven Hoggett, join forces with playwright/screenwriter Enda Walsh to bring the hit independent film Once, winner of a 2007 Academy Award for the hit song "Falling Slowly", to the stage. More info

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Avery Fisher Hall : Closes 20th December 2014

Conducted by Gary Thor Wedow, the acclaimed New York Philharmonic Orchestra performs George Frideric Handel's signature oratorio. More info

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Kirk Theatre

The title says it all in New York's most outrageous musical comedy! This hilarious revue features 15 original songs, 8 gorgeous guys and no clothes - a truly winning combination! Hailed by critics and audiences in 27 cities worldwide, don't miss this sure-fire crowd pleaser. Great for groups! More info

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Kirk Theatre

No one in the news is safe! Not to be confused with the Disney musical NEWSIES, this Drama Desk-nominated revue NEWSical is back lampooning current events, newsmakers, celebreties, and politicians - in short, everyone is fair game. With songs and material continually updated to take advantage of the top news stories, composer-lyricist Drama Desk Nominee Rick Crom's topical musical comedy is an ever-evolving mockery of all the news that is fit to spoof - and then some. More info

Theater at Madison Square Garden : Closes 28th December 2014

It's Christmas time in Whoville and everyone is filled with festive spirit. Well, everyone apart the green and extremely grumpy Grinch that is! This stage adaptation of Dr Seuss' holiday classic is jam packed with great tunes and returns to New York for a strictly limited run this December. More info

Prudential Center : 21st December

While it may not be the most chistmassy of holiday shows, it's certainly the most spectacular. Trans Siberian Orchestras tidal wave of progressive metal, lasers and fireworks have seen them become one of the most successful touring acts in the world. This year they'll be performing 1998's rock opera The Christmas Attic live for the first time. More info

Beacon Theater : Closes 22nd December 2014

The undisputed Queen of the Christmas song, Mariah Carey brings her epic voice to Beacon Theatre this December with All I Want For Christmas Is You : A Night of Joy & Festivity show, promising a seasonal spectacular that could only come from the diva herself. More info

Madison Square Garden : Closes 25th September 2015

The New York native will be belting out his old favorites with the help of his revolving piano, in an on-going series of monthly concerts at this world-famous venue. He has sold more than 100 million records over a career spanning more than 40 years, and reigns as one of most popular recording artists and respected entertainers in the world. More info

Metropolitan Opera House : Closes 20th April 2015

The Met's unforgettable production of Verdi's ancient Egyptian drama stars Liudmyla Monastyrska once again, alongside Latonia Moore, and Oksana Dykand. They share the title role of the enslaved Ethiopian princess caught in a love triangle with the heroic Radames, played by Marcello Giordani and Marco Berti, and the proud Egyptian princess Amneris, sung by Olga Borodina and Violeta Urmana. More info

Daryl Roth Theater : Closes 1st March 2015

Remain upstanding, folks, for this water and light spectacular that has taken London and Buenos Aires by storm. You may get wet, you may get dirty, but bring your pals and your comfy shoes, to prepare for a visual and sensory overload that will have you gasping in awe - and possibly to catch your breath! More info

Samuel J. Friedman Theatre : Closes 15th March 2015

Jake Gyllenhaal makes his Broadway debut in Nick Payne's intellectual drama, Constellations. The play - which premiered on the West End in 2012 - is an emotional and thoughtful look at one romance as it might exist across multiple parallel universes, and the impact that chance, as well as seemingly trivial things like body language and tone of voice, can have on shaping our entire future. More info

Gerald Schoenfeld Theater : Closes 18th January 2015

If you loved The Producers, you'll be thrilled to hear that Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick will perform together on Broadway again! The duo are set to star in Terrence McNally's play "It's Only a Play," a hilarious send-up of the theatre business set on the eve of 'The Golden Egg's' opening night where the nervous playwright (Broderick), his best friend (Lane), and a host of other showbiz characters await the first reviews. More info

Mitzi E Newhouse Theater : Closes 28th December 2014

When their young son is chosen as the reincarnation of a High Buddhist leader, a couple must decide whether he should go to India to begin his spiritual training. The Oldest Boy is the latest work from the brilliant Pulitzer Prize-nominated Sarah Ruhl, and stars multi-Tony Award nominee Celia Keenan-Bolger. More info

Lyceum Theater : Closes 15th March 2015

Josh Radnor and Hari Dhillon star in this award-winning play by Ayad Akhtar about an affluent Muslim-American couple living in New York City, whose views on race, relationships and identity are left shattered after a dinner party with a co-worker and her husband. The play won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2013. More info

American Airlines Theater : Closes 4th January 2015

Ewan McGregor and Maggie Gyllenhaal make their Broadway debuts in this stirring Broadway revival of Tom Stoppard's play about a playwright whose marriage is on the verge of collapse. Produced by the Roundabout Theatre Company, it will also star Tony-winner Cynthia Nixon and is directed by Sam Gold (Picnic, Seminar). More info

St James Theater : Closes 4th January 2015

Returning to Broadway is this revitalized, reinvented and revived version of the 1997 cult classic that delves into the incredible true story of conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton and their graduation from the fellow attractions of the carnival, to a vaudeville success in their own right! More info

Isaac Stern Auditorium : Closes 20th December 2014

Kelli O'Hara and Matthew Morrison join forces with the New York Pops orchestra for an unmissable Christmas concert ahead of their new Broadway productions, both of which begin in 2015. Kelli O'Hara will take on the lead in The King and I while Matthew Morrison will also play the lead in the highly anticipated Broadway premiere of Finding Neverland. More info

Lyric Theatre - Broadway : Closes 31st May 2015

Three sailors celebrate the sights and sounds of the Big Apple in the classic musical comedy, On the Town, which celebrates its 70th Anniversary as it reopens Broadway's Lyric Theatre! On The Town is a fun-filled sweep through some of New York's most famous icons, and an unforgettable tribute to the city that never sleeps. More info

Stage 4 New World Stages : Closes 18th January 2015

"iLuminate: Artist of Light" is an electrifying story told through dance and cutting-edge technology. iLuminate Productions takes you on a fantastical journey in their first ever Broadway show using their groundbreaking light suits, as seen on "America's Got Talent"! More info

Isaac Stern Auditorium : Closes 28th December 2014

Since 1969, The New York String Orchestra has been a spring board for the country's most talented young musicians to hone their craft and experience what it means to be a professional in their chosen field. As part of the Orchestra, passionate and talented young people aged from 15 to 22 entertain the city with beautiful and triumphant pieces, led for over 20 years by conductor Jaime Lavendo. More info

Metropolitan Opera House : Closes 8th January 2015

A holiday treat for younger opera fans and a fabulous family outing! Helmed by Welsh National Opera's director Richard Jones, Sir Andrew Davies conducts the Metropolitan Opera's holiday production Hansel and Gretel. Experience their fear and trepidation as they journey their way through a labyrinthine forest, full of giant puppet chefs and suit-wearing trees, all the way to a huge industrial kitchen nestling inside an innocent gingerbread house to find the wicked witch. Full of surreal characters and settings, this opera is a feast for both the ears and eyes! More info

Huron Club : Closes 3rd January 2015

Following in the footsteps of hit comedy-edutainment shows like Assume the Position with Mr. Wuhl and Colin Quinn's Long Story Short, The Imbible sweeps audiences along a 10,000-year journey through history and across the globe accompanied by craft cocktails and the vocal stylings of The Backwaiters acapella group! More info

Laura Pels Theater : Closes 22nd March 2015

The Roundabout Theatre Company presents a very special production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's cautionary masterpiece. Stripping the show back to just 10 actors, and one piano, the flights of fancy of the the fairytale world will be rawer and more imaginatively played than ever before. More info

Richard Rodgers Theater : Closes 1st March 2015

If/Then is a romantic, intellectual and innovative new musical about how choice and chance collide - and how we learn to love the fallout. Broadway legend Idina Menzel stars in the lead role, one she's was nominated for a 2014 Tony Award for! More info

Palace Theater : Closes 4th January 2015

Two iconic groups from Motown's golden era join forces for a once in a lifetime residency at The Palace Theatre. Expect to hear My Girl, Papa was a Rollin' Stone, I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch) and Reach Out (I'll Be There). More info

Madison Square Garden : 19th December

Impressed at an early age by none other than Little Richard and Elvis Presley, Bob Seger knew he had make music. Over four decades, he has seen 'em come and he's seen 'em go, steadfastly remaining The go-to man for impressively catchy, rootsy, rock and roll! More info

Actors Temple Theater

When he was a young boy in the 1930's, Shlomo Carlebach saw the Nazi regime murder a Jewish man for simply singing in the streets of Austria. Pledging for ever more to stand up for freedom of musical expression, this event came to shape the life of Carlebach leading him away from the war to the folk movement that blossomed forth from Greenwich Village and Haight-Ashbury. As a singer-songwriter, the inspiring life of the 'Singing Rabbi' became to symbolise hope and kindness as he found a way to heal through music. More info

Longacre Theater : Closes 22nd February 2015

Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe winner James Earl Jones will return to the stage - the showbiz sphere he started out in over fifty years ago - in this comedic play by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman. "You Can't Take It With You" follows two families whose lives are thrown together when their children become engaged. More info

Union Square Theater : Closes 11th January 2015

The late, great John Lennon comes back to life in this poignant two-man show by esteemed actor and singer John Waters and accompanist Stewart D'Arrietta, which originally saw sell-out tours in their native Australia, and is now considered part of the country's theatrical repetoire. Neither a biography or an emulation of the man himself, Waters' production aims to capture Lennon's essence through music and the spoken word in a truly intimate portrait. More info

Nederlander Theater : Closes 31st May 2015

Love and luck collide in Las Vegas in this colorful comedy which transfers to Broadway from New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse. Tony Danza - one of televisions most iconic personalities - leads the cast of Honeymoon in Vegas, playing gambler Tommy who tries his luck sweeping Betsy off her feet - and out of the arms of her marriage-phobic fiance, Jack. More info

NYCB Theatre at Westbury : 23rd December

He saw the bulk of his solo, commercial and critical success in the late 70s and 80s, beginning with the release, in 1977, of "Lucille". Prior to that Rogers was frontman for a successful country-rock group The First Edition, with whom he had the hits "Just Dropped in (to See What Condition my Condition Was In)" and "Ruby, Don't Take Your Love to Town". Rogers' smooth personal style (well manicured greying beard, salt and pepper hair and slick suits) and raw, achingly emotive voice proved perfect for romantic ballads and 'storytelling' songs. More info

Webster Hall : Closes 30th December 2014

Patti Smith is one of punk's founding figures. She will play her annual End of Year shows at New York's Webster Hall on December 28 & 30 and then embark on a series of shows in 2015, celebrating the 40th anniversary of her seminal debut record Horses. More info

Barclays Center : 19th December

Run-D.M.C. return to play their first big scale concert in New York since they originally disbanded back in 2002, headlining this special Xmas concert at the Barclays Center. One of hip-hop's most influential groups, they'll be joined by LL Cool J, another legendary New Yorker as well as LeCare, DJ Z-Trip and DJ Khaled and Friends and more. More info

Marquis Theater : Closes 4th January 2015

Witness magic on a scale unlike anything you've ever seen before. Led by The Anti-Conjurer, The Illusionists are a troupe of magicians who bring the art of illusion right up to date with their high-tech wizardry and death defying stunts. More info

St Lukes Theater : Closes 29th March 2015

My Big Gay Italian Funeral is the sequel to Anthony J. Wilkinson's popular comedy My Big Gay Italian Wedding. An unfortunate occasion to meet again brings the crazy characters from the original play together again, with hilarious and often cringe-worthy results! More info

Bergen Performing Arts Center : 21st December

Penny pinching and bad tempered old miser Ebenezer Scrooge is taken on the adventure of his life and on a quest for his very soul, spanning his past to his present and beyond, in order to learn that the value of gold will never equal that of genuine love for his fellow man. Experience this classic Dickens tale, complete with new songs and dialogue that only emphasize why we still love to hear it time and time again. More info

Metropolitan Opera House : Closes 7th March 2015

The Met's hit production of Bizet's Carmen returns with two of its leading ladies, Anita Rachvelishvili and Elina Garanca! Anita Rachvelishvili made a sensational Met debut in 2010 as the feisty and seductive gypsy. An agent provocatrix, Carmen lures a young soldier away from his innocent betrothed Micaela, and toys with his emotions as she frequently withdraws her affections and flirts with other men, driving Jose wild with jealousy. Not one to be tied down to love, she is determined to live freely, love freely - and to die freely. More info

Isaac Stern Auditorium : Closes 1st March 2015

For more than 160 years, the venerable Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra has been closely associated with the history and tradition of European classical music. More info

Terminal 5 : Closes 31st December 2014

The awesome Erasure, the go to synthpop duo of the last 30 years, release their 16th studio album this fall, The Violet Flame, and are taking to the road to tour the US with their signature brand of uplifting and euphoric melodic pop and of course, masses of glitter! More info

St Lukes Theater : Closes 28th February 2015

St Luke's Theatre presents the first of up and coming playwright Christopher B. Latro's three new plays. Absolution is a dark comedy set in the heady world of big money banking. It tells the story of two bankers, Angelo and Ethan, and their struggle for professional dominance in a climate of untamed ambition and greed and their rivalry in the world of romance. More info

MTC Stage 1 At New York City Center : Closes 21st December 2014

John Hawkes and Tracie Thoms star as Veronica and Hogan, two troubled souls who are each seeking solace at a remote lakeside cabin. Receiving its world premiere at City Center Stage 1, Lost Lake reunites the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning writer and director team of David Auburn and Daniel Sullivan, who previously collaborated on 2000's Proof. More info

Metropolitan Opera House : Closes 7th May 2015

Renee Fleming marks her return to the Met with the title role in Francis Lehar's classic operetta. Directed by Tony Award winning Susan Stroman (The Producers), this production promises a lavish take on Lehar's comic story of love blossoming amidst bureaucratic wrangling. Set against the background of fin de siecle Paris, scenes take place at Maxim's, with Fleming singing the role of the beguiling heiress that has all of Paris under her spell. More info

MAX AND RUBY: THE NUTCRACKER SUITE

The latest live show featuring the adorable bunny siblings is based on the most famous ballet in history. This version of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker take place inside the imaginations of Max and Ruby, which run wild with Sugar Plumb Fairies and Gingerbread Men as their grandmother tells them the story. A perfect introduction to live theater and dance for the little ones, this show is especially recommended for pre-schoolers.

This show is happening at multiple venues in Dec 2014:

Wellmont Theatre

Dec 20, 2014

NYCB Theatre at Westbury

Dec 21, 2014

Isaac Stern Auditorium : Closes 10th April 2015

The New York Pops 2014/2015 Season boasts their greatest line-up ever. It's a series of concerts which includes everything from The Fab Four to some festive sing a-longs, to the tunes of Old Blue Eyes. New York's favourite orchestra will be joined throughout the season by a starry roster of guest performers, including Glee's Matthew Morrison and Broadway phenomenon Sutton Foster. More info

Stage 5 New World Stages : Closes 1st March 2015

In 2004, journalist David Holthouse's article Stalking the Bogeyman was published in the Denver Westword paper. In it, Holthouse detailed his meticulous plotting to kill the child molester who had abused him when he was seven. Making its off-Broadway premiere with The New York Rep, Markus Potter's adaptation shapes Holthouse's story into a compelling and twisting thriller. More info

David H Koch Theater : Closes 30th May 2015

NYCB have always been at the cutting edge of the balletic artform, constantly performing and commissioning new works from the most accomplished of contemporary choreographers. This season, which runs in October 2014 and May 2015, celebrates this tradition of innovation, and includes world premieres of pieces from Alexei Ratmansky and Troy Schumacher. More info

Stage 2 New World Stages

Guinness record-holding bubble artist Fan Yang brings his dazzling family entertainment to Off-Broadway. More info

Isaac Stern Auditorium : Closes 23rd December 2014

Handel's Messiah is one of the composer's most well-known pieces and an iconic Christmas presentation. Watching this epic composition performed live is something that is not easily forgotten, and a memorable Holiday experience for the family. This festive season, Carnegie Hall presents three incredible performances of Handel's Messiah, each by a visiting choir. More info

Snapple Theater Center

Perfect Crime goes well beyond traditional mystery play. It is a sexy, compelling thriller, with well-timed surprises and laughs that relieve a growing dramatic tension. The main character is a Harvard-educated psychiatrist accused of bumping off her wealthy British husband. More info

Beacon Theater : Closes 31st December 2014

Jam rock gods Gov't Mule are hitting the road in support of their 2013 effort Shout!, a monumental double album which featured the likes of Dr. John and Elvis Costello. This off-shoot of The Allman is recognised as one the leaders of Southern Jam Rock, with every show offering up a totally unique improvised experience. More info

Acorn Theatre : Closes 22nd February 2015

Sometimes referred to as the "Jewish James Bond", holocaust survivor Simon Wiesenthal devoted his life to tracking down Nazi war criminals, right up until his death in 2005. His fascinating life story forms the basis of Wiesenthal, a one man show written and performed by Tom Dugan, which is coming to New York after playing to great acclaim across the country. More info

Snapple Theater Center : Closes 27th December 2014

Hereafter The Musical has been a labour of love for CBS exec Vinnie Favale (who you may know from his frequent Howard Stern Show appearances). The story centers on a group of three women who are hoping psychic Jason Richards can get in contact with their deceased loved ones. More info

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Public Theater : Closes 4th January 2015

David Byrne and Fatboy Slim trace the rise and fall of Imelda Marcos in an immersive 90-minute experience set within a dance club atmosphere, in which the audiences will stand and move with the actors. More info

Kraine Theater

This is an Off-Off-Broadway production of the Neo-Futurists' signature show. In Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind, a company of actors perform (or attempt to perform) 30 plays in 60 minutes. More info

Isaac Stern Auditorium : 21st December

Treat the kids this Christmas with A Charlie Brown Christmas presented by the New York Pops, coming to New York's Carnegie Hall for one night only on December 21st 2014! A fun-filled evening for all the family, the concert is an adaptation of Charles M. Schulz' celebrated Christmas TV special, bringing beloved Peanuts characters to life through dance, song and sing-along! More info

Terminal 5 : 21st December

Odd Future's fearless leader Tyler the Creator is an outspoken producer and performer, unafraid to say exactly what he thinks with devastatingly tight rhythmic flow and discordant, hypnotic samples. Tyler's songs often take the form of stream-of-consciousness style catharsis, with no subject too taboo. More info

Tarrytown Music Hall : 30th December

A fusion of horn-based soul and funk with the tightest rhythm section ever to grace the stage, Tower of Power have been bringing their unique style to shows since 1968. However the veteran performers are not old news, they imbue their music with an upbeat joy that speaks to multi -generational audiences, from today's young music students to the groovy cats of the Motown era. More info

Venue To Be Announced

Dames at Sea will return to Broadway in 2014 after a fifty year hiatus! Directed and choreographed by Tony-nominated choreographer Randy Skinner, the musical is a tap-happy, navy-crazy feast of song, dance and incredible costumes - all the ingredients which made the golden era of movie musicals so gosh darn special! More info

Marriott Marquis

Join THE RIDE for a super amped-up experience of the streets of New York City - all from the comfort of a technologically-advanced super-bus. See life in the Big Apple as you have never seen before! More info

Metropolitan Opera House : Closes 20th December 2014

The Metropolitan Opera are kicking off this season with Le Nozze di Figaro, brilliantly updated to the gilded 1920s of Seville. Set over the course of one mad cap day, we re-join the characters of Figaro, Rosina and Count Almivira from The Barber of Seville, and the servants that have to outwit their increasingly crazy behaviour. This is a new production and is directed by Richard Eyre. More info

St Lukes Theater

Jackie Mason lovechild Sheba Mason's Musical on the hilarious love affair between Jackie and her starry-eyed mother - AN OFF-BROADWAY MUSICAL COMEDY. More info

Lynn Redgrave Theater

Culture Project will present Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, featuring an adaptation by Thomas Kilroy and starring Trudie Styler. More info

Venue To Be Announced

King Kong is a larger-than-life and truly unforgettable live experience of the classic tale of the enormous ape and his beautiful female hostage. Using state-of-the-art effects, incredible set design, original songs and dancing, King Kong is a musical theatre experience like no other! More info

Apollo Theater : Closes 24th June 2015

Amateur Night At The Apollo has been a key feature in the local music scene since 1934 when it launched, and has been the stepping stone in the career of many world-class musicians and entertainers, including Lauryn Hill and Stevie Wonder. The audience has the responsibility of cheering loudly for those they like, and booing those they deem less adept off the stage. More info

13th Street Repertory Theater

Called "hilarious" (Broadway World) and "engaging" (TheaterMania), The Accidental Pervert is a laugh-out-loud play that tells the awkwardly poignant story of a boy's journey into manhood after discovering his dad's video tapes hidden in a bedroom closet. Andrew subsequently develops an addiction that continues until the age of 26, when he meets his wife to be, and finds himself struggling to find the balance between fantasy and reality. More info

Metropolitan Opera House : Closes 23rd December 2014

Wagner's epic returns to the Metropolitan Opera, 8 years after it's last staging. The story of elegant Eva (Annette Dasch) and her father's strange edict that she may only marry the winner of the local singing contest. Unfortunately she falls head over heels for Walther (Johan Botha), who must prove his worth by becoming a master-singer, win the contest and her hand. More info

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