Schedule of Upcoming Broadway Shows

By Matthew Blank
and Joey Sims
April 6, 2014

This list is updated periodically.



UPCOMING

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH

  • Theatre: Belasco Theatre
  • First Preview: March 29, 2014
  • Opening: April 22, 2014
  • Written by John Cameron Mitchell (book), Stephen Trask (music & lyrics)
  • Director: Michael Mayer
  • Cast: Neil Patrick Harris and Lena Hall
  • Hedwig and the Angry Inch is a rock musical about a fictional rock and roll band, the Angry Inch, fronted by Hedwig - an East German transgender singer.

CASA VALENTINA

  • Theatre: Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
  • First Preview: April 1, 2014
  • Opening: April 23, 2014
  • Written by Harvey Fierstein
  • Director: Joe Mantello
  • Cast: Reed Birney, John Cullum, Gabriel Ebert, Lisa Emery, Tom McGowan, Patrick Page, Larry Pine, Nick Westrate, Mare Cunningham
  • Fierstein's new play takes place in a Catskill Mountains bungalow colony that catered to a special clientele: heterosexual men who enjoyed dressing and acting as women. When faced with the opportunity to become an official organization, these 'self-made women' must decide whether public recognition would help them gain a place in open society or spell their own personal disaster.

CABARET

  • Theatre: Studio 54
  • First Preview: March 21, 2014
  • Opening: April 24, 2014
  • Written by John Kander (music), Fred Ebb (lyrics), Joe Masteroff (book), John Van Druten and Christopher Isherwood (source material)
  • Director: Sam Mendes & Rob Marshall
  • Cast: Alan Cumming, Michelle Williams, Bill Heck, Linda Emond, Danny Burstein, Aaron Krohn and Gayle Rankin
  • An aspiring writer named Cliff Bradshaw has traveled to Berlin in search of inspiration when happens upon Sally Bowles at a cabaret called the Kit Kat Klub. She ends up moving in with him in a boarding house run by Fräulein Schneider and her suiter, Herr Schultz, a Jewish fruit-shop owner. As the Nazis grow stronger, everything is thrown into disarray.

HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME

  • Theatre: Palace Theatre
  • First Preview: May 26, 2014
  • Opening: June 19, 2014
  • Written by Tupac Shakur (music & lyrics), Todd Kreidler (book)
  • Director: Kenny Leon
  • Cast: Saul Williams, Christopher Jackson, Saycon Sengbloh, Ben Thompson, John Earl Jelks, Joshua Boone, Dyllon Burnside and Tonya Pinkins
  • An original story set in the present day on the inner-city streets of a Midwestern industrial city, following two childhood friends and their extended families as they struggle to reconcile the challenges and realities of their daily lives with their hopes, dreams and ambitions. The non-biographical rap musical is based on and features Shakur's music. Following a five-week NYC workshop last summer, the show will make its debut on Broadway.

THIS IS OUR YOUTH

  • Theatre: Cort Theatre
  • First Preview: August 18, 2014
  • Opening: September 11, 2014
  • Written by Kenneth Lonergan
  • Director: Anna D. Shapiro
  • Cast: Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin and Tavi Gevinson
  • Set in New York in 1982, This Is Our Youth follows forty-eight hours in the lives of three very lost young souls: Warren (Cera), a dejected nineteen year old who has just stolen $15,000 from his abusive, tycoon father; Dennis (Culkin), his charismatic drug-dealing friend who helps Warren put the stolen money to good use; and Jessica (Gevinson), the anxiously insightful young woman who Warren yearns for.

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME

  • Theatre: Ethel Barrymore Theatre
  • First Preview: September 15, 2014
  • Opening: October 5, 2014
  • Written by Mark Haddon (novel), Simon Stephens (adaptation)
  • Director: Marianne Elliott
  • Cast: TBA
  • Christopher, fifteen years old, stands beside Mrs Shears' dead dog. He records each fact in the book he is writing to solve the mystery of who murdered Wellington. But his detective work, forbidden by his father, takes him on a frightening journey that upturns his world. This Royal National Theatre production was a hit in London, transferring to the West End. The National Theatre is lead producer on this Broadway mounting.
THE LAST SHIP

  • Theatre: Neil Simon Theatre
  • First Preview: September 30, 2014
  • Opening: October 26, 2014
  • Written by Sting (music & lyrics), Brian Yorkey and John Logan (book)
  • Director: Joe Mantello
  • Cast: Michael Esper, Rachel Tucker, Jimmy Nail, Aaron Laza, Sally Ann Triplett, Collin Kelly-Sordelet & Fred Applegate
  • Life in the English seafaring town of Wallsend has always revolved around the local shipyard. But Gideon Fletcher dreams of a different future, and travels the world, leaving his life — and his love — behind. When he returns home fourteen years later, Gideon finds the shipyard's future in grave danger and his childhood sweetheart engaged to someone else.
  • The Last Ship will premiere at Chicago's Bank of America Theatre in summer 2014.
  • THE REAL THING

    • Theatre: American Airlines Theatre
    • First Preview: October 2, 2014
    • Opening: October 30, 2014
    • Written by Tom Stoppard
    • Director: Sam Gold
    • Cast: Ewan McGregor, Maggie Gyllenhaal & Cynthia Nixon
    • Henry (McGregor) is a playwright not so happily married to Charlotte, the lead actress in his play about a marriage on the verge of collapse. When Henry’s affair with their friend Annie (Gyllenhaal) threatens to destroy his own marriage, he discovers that life has started imitating art. After Annie leaves her husband so she and Henry can begin a new life together, he can’t help but wonder whether their love is fiction or the real thing. Originally slated by Roundabout for spring 2014, this production was pushed back and replaced by Violet.

    ON THE TOWN

    • Theatre: Lyric Theatre (formerly Foxwoods)
    • Opening: October 2014
    • Music by Leonard Bernstein; lyrics & book by Betty Comden & Adolph Green; conceived by Jerome Robbins
    • Director: John Rando
    • Cast: TBA
    • Set in wartime 1944, On the Town chronicles the adventures of three sailors on a 24-hour shore leave in New York City. Their fabulous day-long journey is spurred by a search for sailor Gabey's dream girl, 'Miss Turnstiles.' Along the way, each sailor falls in love with a woman, and with New York City itself.
    • This production had its world premiere at Barrington Stage Company in June 2013. A developmental dance lab workshop was presented to New York producers in December 2013, featuring most of the Barrington Stage cast and creative team. An October bow at the Lyric Theatre (formerly the Foxwoods) was announced in March 2014.

    NOISES OFF

    • Theatre: American Airlines Theatre
    • Opening: January 2015
    • Written by Michael Frayn
    • Director: Jeremy Herrin
    • Cast: Andrea Martin
    • The opening night performance of the farce Nothing On is just hours away, and as the cast stumbles through their final dress rehearsal, things couldn't be going any worse. With lines being forgotten, love triangles unraveling and sardines flying everywhere, it’s complete pandemonium. Can the cast pull their act together on the stage even if they can't behind the scenes? Roundabout Theatre Company revives Frayn's classic comedy.
    ANNOUNCED FOR 2014

    ALLEGIANCE

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: Spring 2014
    • Written by Jay Kuo (book, music & lyrics), Marc Acito (book) and Lorenzo Thione (book).
    • Director: Stafford Arima
    • Cast: George Takei, Lea Salonga & Telly Leung
    • A meeting with a young journalist forces World War II veteran Sam Kimura (Takei) to remember his family's relocation from their California farm to the Heart Mountain internment camp in Wyoming. As they struggled to adjust to their new home, Young Sam and his sister Kei (Salonga) found themselves torn between loyalty to their family and allegiance to their country.
    • Allegiance premiered at The Old Globe in San Diego 2012. An NYC industry reading was held May 2013, towards a planned spring 2014 opening. As of December 2013, producers are still seeking an available theater.

    DAMES AT SEA

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: 2014
    • Written by Jim Wise (music), George Haimsohn (book & lyrics), Robin Miller (book & lyrics)
    • Director: Randy Skinner
    • Cast: TBA
    • Ruby steps off a bus from Utah and into her first Broadway show, but hours before the opening night curtain is to rise, the cast learns their theater is being demolished. So Ruby and the cast, with the help of some adoring sailors, set a plan in motion to perform the show on a naval battleship. Dames at Sea premiered off-Broadway in 1968 and ran for 575 performances - this would be its first-ever Broadway production.
    • Announced in August 2013 for a 2014 Broadway bow. A developmental workshop was held January 2014 featuring Laura Osnes, Rachel York, Mara Davi, John Bolton, Cary Tedder, and Danny Gardner.

    THE ELEPHANT MAN

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: Fall 2014
    • Written by Bernard Pomerance
    • Director: Scott Ellis
    • Cast: Bradley Cooper, Patricia Clarkson & Alessandro Nivola
    • From a desperate existence in a Victorian freak show to his days as the toast of London high society, Bernard Pomerance's play traces the life of John Merrick or the 'Elephant Man.'
    • Scott Ellis' revival premiered at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in 2012. Cooper, Clarkson and Nivola all appeared in that production, and will return for the fall 2014 Broadway engagement at a Shubert theater to be announced.

    KILLER JOE

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: 2014
    • Written by Tracy Letts
    • Director: Pam MacKinnon
    • Cast: TBA
    • Chris Smith – a 22-year old drug dealer – finds himself in serious debt to the wrong people. He devises a lethal plan that will solve all of his problems, enlisting the help of his father and step-mother. They hire Killer Joe – a police detective turned contract killer – to get the job done right. Letts' play premiered in Chicago in 1993 and transferred off-Broadway in 1994.
    • Announced in July 2013 for a 2014 Broadway bow by producers Jeffrey Richards and Jerry Frankel.

    KING KONG

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: TBA
    • Written by Craig Lucas (book), Marius de Vries (composer & arrangements), Michael Mitnick and Richard Thomas (additional lyrics)
    • Director: Daniel Kramer
    • Cast: TBA
    • A musical adaptation of Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace's novella.
    • King Kong had its world premiere at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne, Australia. In January 2014, producer Gerry Ryan confirmed in a radio interview that the production was aiming for a December opening at the Foxwoods Theatre. However these plans later changed, and the show is now rumored for an early 2015 bow at a different theater.

    REBECCA

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: Fall 2014
    • Written by Michael Kunze (original book and lyrics), Sylvester Levay (music), Christopher Hampton (English book adaptation), with English lyrics by Hampton and Kunze
    • Director: Michael Blakemore and Francesca Zambello
    • Cast: TBA
    • Based on the classic Daphne du Maurier novel, this musical is the story of Maxim de Winter, his new wife, and Mrs. Danvers, the controlling and manipulative housekeeper of Maxim's West Country estate of Manderley — where the memory of his first wife, the glamorous and mysterious Rebecca, still casts a shadow.
    • On July 24, 2013, producer Ben Sprecher announced that the Rebecca team has been granted an extension of the show's stage rights and hopes to launch on Broadway by 2014.

    THE SUNSHINE BOYS

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: 2014
    • Written by Neil Simon
    • Director: Thea Sharrock
    • Cast: Danny DeVito
    • Kings of comedy, Willie Clark (DeVito) and Al Lewis, aka The Sunshine Boys, haven't spoken to each other in years. When CBS call for the vaudevillian greats to be re-united for a nostalgic History of Comedy, past grudges resurface as they take centre stage once more.
    • DeVito starred opposite the late Richard Griffiths in a West End production, then opposite Judd Hirsch in Los Angeles. A possible Broadway transfer has producers Sonia Friedman and Richard Willis attached.

    TITANIC

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: Fall 2014
    • Written by Maury Yeston (music & lyrics) and Peter Stone (book)
    • Director: Thom Southerland
    • Cast: TBA
    • A revival of the musical, which tells the story of the passengers of the doomed luxury liner. This chamber production began at London's Southwark Playhouse in 2013. It will play a pre-Broadway engagement in Toronto July 22 - Aug. 31.

    ANNOUNCED FOR 2015

    AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: Spring 2015
    • Written by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin (music & lyrics), Craig Lucas (book)
    • Director: Christopher Wheeldon
    • Cast: TBA
    • Hoping to start a new life, World War II veteran Jerry Mulligan chooses newly-liberated Paris as the place to make a name for himself as a painter. But Jerry's life becomes complicated when he meets Lise, a young Parisian shop girl with her own secret - and realizes he is not her only suitor. A classic American film about young souls in Paris is re-imagined for the Broadway stage.
    • Making its world premiere in Paris December 2014, with hopes of a transfer to Broadway in 2015. Bartlett Sher is also attached as a creative consultant.

    BETTY BOOP

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: 2015
    • Written David Foster (music), Oscar Williams and Sally Robinson (book)
    • A new musical based on the classic cartoon character.
    • Ostar Productions is listing this long-gestating project as set for 2015 in press materials.

    FIDDLER ON THE ROOF

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: Fall 2015
    • Written by Jerry Bock (music), Sheldon Harnick (lyrics) and Joseph Stein (book)
    • Director: Bartlett Sher
    • Cast: TBA
    • The story of Fiddler - inspired by the stories of Sholom Aleichem - concerns Tevye and his daughters, who are yearning for something new even as great changes are happening in the world outside their village of Anatevka.
    • Producers Jeffrey Richards and Jerry Frankel confirmed in March 2014 to The New York Times that Bartlett Sher would helm this revival on Broadway in fall 2015. Danny Burstein is rumored for the role of Tevye.

    GIGI

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: 2015
    • Written by Frederick Loewe (music), Alan Jay Lerner (book & lyrics), Heidi Thomas (adaptation)
    • Director: Eric Schaeffer
    • Cast: TBA
    • A young French girl being groomed for the life of a courtesan attracts the attention of an older playboy whom she had always considered a friend, in Lerner and Loewe's stage adaptation of their 1958 film musical, based on Colette's novel. This production is a re-envisioned adaptation by Heidi Thomas.
    • Schaeffer's production will premiere at the Kennedy Center in January 2015. It is aiming for a Broadway bow later in 2015.

    HOUDINI

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: 2015-2016 season
    • Director: Jack O'Brien
    • Written by: Stephen Schwartz (music & lyrics), David Ives (book)
    • A new musical about Harry Houdini which will deal with the human yearning for astonishment; miracles, both man made and supernatural; and the quest to defy death.
    • First announced for a Broadway arrival during the 2013-14 season. In December 2013, a representative for the production confirmed that the show was now aiming for a 2015-16 arrival. Book writer Aaron Sorkin and star Hugh Jackman have both departed the project. David Ives replaced Sorkin.

    'NIGHT, MOTHER

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: 2015-16 Season
    • Written by Marsha Norman
    • Director: George C. Wolfe
    • Cast: Oprah Winfrey & Audra McDonald
    • A mother tries to talk her daughter out of killing herself.
    • Oprah Winfrey and Audra McDonald are in talks to star in Marsha Norman's two-hander in the 2015-16 season. The New York Times reported the plans, which were confirmed by producer Scott Sanders.

    THE KING AND I

    • Theatre: Vivian Beaumont
    • Target Opening: 2015
    • Written by Richard Rodgers (music), Oscar Hammerstein II (book and lyrics)
    • Director: TBA
    • Cast: Kelli O'Hara
    • In 1860s Siam, Anna, a British schoolteacher, is hired as part of King Mongkut's drive to modernize his country.
    • President and CEO of Rodgers and Hammerstein Ted Chapin confirmed this long-rumored Lincoln Center revival at an event on April 7th 2014, saying it was set for 2015. Kelli O'Hara has stated in several interviews that she plans to play Anna. Lincoln Center has not yet announced the production.

    THE RIVER

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: Early 2015
    • Written by Jez Butterworth
    • Director: Ian Rickson
    • Cast: Hugh Jackman
    • A remote cabin on the cliffs, a man and a woman, and a moonless night.
    • The New York Post broke the news that Hugh Jackman would return to Broadway in early 2015 in Butterworth's new work, which premiered at London's Royal Court in 2012. Jackman and producers confirmed the plans, though Jackman was "not sure exactly when" the production would happen.
    IN THE WORKS

      A DELICATE BALANCE

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: TBA
    • Written by Edward Albee
    • Director: Pam MacKinnon
    • Cast: Glenn Close
    • A revival of Edward Albee's enduring classic.
    • According to The New York Post, Glenn Close will star in this Broadway revival in the 2014-15 season, with MacKinnon attached to direct and Scott Rudin producing. Close has hinted at her stage return, but this production has not been confirmed.

    AMAZING GRACE

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: TBA
    • Written by Christopher Smith (book, music & lyrics) and Arthur Giron (book)
    • Director: Gabriel Barre
    • Cast: Josh Young
    • Coming of age as Britain sits atop an international empire of slavery, John Newton (Young) finds himself torn between following in the footsteps of his father – a slave trader – and embracing the more compassionate views of his childhood sweetheart. But a perilous voyage on the high seas will lead to a moment of self-reckoning.
    • Amazing Grace will premiere at the Bank of America Theatre in fall 2014 as part of Broadway in Chicago.

    THE BODYGUARD

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: TBA
    • Book by Alex Dinelaris, music by Whitney Houston et al.
    • Director: Thea Sharrock
    • Cast: TBA
    • Former Secret Service agent Frank Farmer is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge – what they don’t expect is to fall in love.
    • A hit on the West End, this production is reportedly eyeing a 2014 opening on Broadway. The Nederlander Organization is attached.

    CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: TBA
    • Written by David Greig (book), Marc Shaiman (music & lyrics), Roald Dahl (novel)
    • Director: Sam Mendes
    • Cast: TBA
    • When Charlie wins a golden ticket to the weird and wonderful Wonka Chocolate Factory, it's the chance of a lifetime to feast on the sweets he's always dreamed of. But beyond the gates astonishment awaits, as the five lucky winners discover not everything is as sweet as it seems.
    • The West End production has been running successfully since June 2013. According to the Washington Post, the production will transfer to Broadway following the completion of director Sam Mendes upcoming James Bond film.

    THE COLOR PURPLE

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: TBA
    • Written by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis & Stephen Bray (music & lyrics), Marsha Norman (book), Alice Walker (novel)
    • Director: John Doyle
    • Cast: TBA
    • Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker, The Color Purple follows the inspirational Celie, as she journeys from childhood through joy and despair, anguish and hope to discover the power of love and life.
    • Producers Oprah Winfrey and Scott Sanders are planning this revival for the 2014-15 season, according to The New York Times. John Doyle's stripped-down production received critical acclaim in London.

    DINER

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: 2014
    • Written by Sheryl Crow (music and lyrics), Barry Levinson (book)
    • Director: Kathleen Marshall
    • Cast: TBA
    • It's Christmas 1959 in Baltimore and six high school buddies, now in their twenties, reunite at their old hangout, The Fells Point Diner - before one of them ties the knot.
    • Diner first postponed its Broadway opening from April 2013 to fall 2013. Most recently, Sheryl Crow told the Wall Street Journal that the show is now on track, with new producers, for a 2014 bow.

    DISGRACED

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: TBA
    • Written by Ayad Akhtar
    • Director: Kimberly Senior
    • Cast: Aasif Mandvi
    • The story of Amir Kapoor, a successful Pakistani-American lawyer who is rapidly moving up the corporate ladder while distancing himself from his cultural roots. When Amir and his wife Emily, a white artist influenced by Islamic paintings, host a dinner party, what starts out as a friendly conversation escalates into something far more damaging.
    • The New York Times reported in July 2013 that Disgraced was eyeing a Broadway run, with producer Matthew Rego attached.

    EVER AFTER

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: 2013-2014 season
    • Director: Kathleen Marshall
    • Cast: TBA
    • Zina Goldrich and Marcy Heisler's Cinderella musical, inspired by the 1998 film of the same title that starred Drew Barrymore.
    • In development since 2007 - a 2009 San Francisco tryout was postponed. Most recently, an NYC workshop was held in April 2013.

    FINDING NEVERLAND

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: TBA
    • Written by James Graham (book), Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy (music & lyrics), Allan Knee (original play)
    • Director: Diane Paulus
    • Cast: TBA
    • J.M. Barrie's last play was an abysmal failure and his career is threatened by crippling writers block. But then a chance meeting in a London park with a woman and her spirited young boys provides just the inspiration he needs.
    • After an unsuccessful London premiere, producer Harvey Weinstein replaced the entire creative team. A new version was workshopped (with Matthew Morrison) in March, and will premiere at Boston's American Repertory Theatre (without Morrison) in July. None of Scott Frankel and Michael Korie's London score will be used. Weinstein plans to bring the show to Broadway in the 2014-15 season.

    FLASHDANCE

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: TBA
    • Written by Tom Hedley (book), Robert Cary (book and lyrics), Robbie Roth (music and lyrics)
    • Director: Sergio Trujillo
    • Cast: TBA
    • The story of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill welder by day and a bar dancer by night with dreams of one day becoming a professional performer.
    • Flashdance had a short life in London in 2010-11. The production is currently on a national tour after substantial rewrites. Last announced for an August 2013 Broadway bow, the show’s New York future is now uncertain.

    HELLO, DOLLY!

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: TBA
    • Written by Jerry Herman (music & lyrics), Michael Stewart (book), Thornton Wilder (source material)
    • Director: Warren Carlyle
    • Cast: TBA
    • When the irrepressible matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi is hired to arrange a marriage for the miserly half-millionaire Horace Vandergelder, she finds him the perfect mate – herself! Now she must win the heart of her unsuspecting "husband to be" before he gets hitched to somebody else.
    • According to the New York Post, Kristin Chenoweth is being courted to star in a Broadway revival.

    HONEYMOON IN VEGAS

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: TBA
    • Written by Jason Robert Brown (music & lyrics), Andrew Bergman (book)
    • Director: Gary Griffin
    • Cast: TBA
    • Based on the classic 1992 film comedy, Honeymoon In Vegas tells the story of commitment-phobe Jack Singer, his not-so-patient girlfriend Betsy, and a professional gambler named Tommy Korman who hasn't gotten over his wife's death. It's also the story of a Hawaiian show-tune queen, a Las Vegas icon, a guy named Foccaccia and a team of flying Elvises.
    • Following a celebrated run at Paper Mill Playhouse, this production is expected to transfer to Broadway – though the New York Post reported in October 2013 that producer Roy Gabay could not find an appropriate house.

    THE LAST GOODBYE

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: TBA
    • Written by William Shakespeare (play), Michael Kimmel (conception and adaptation), Jeff Buckley (music & lyrics)
    • Director: Alex Timbers
    • Cast: TBA
    • Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet set to the music of Jeff Buckley.
    • After a run at the Old Globe in San Diego Sept - Nov 2013, producer Hal Luftig says another developmental production is likely before The Last Goodbye aims for Broadway.

    MY FAIR LADY

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: TBA
    • Written by Alan Jay Lerner (book & lyrics), Frederick Loewe (music)
    • Director: TBA
    • Cast: TBA
    • A revival of Lerner and Loewe’s classic musical.
    • This revival is aiming for a 2014 Broadway return. Producers Clive Davis, Roger Berlind, Scott Landis and The Nederlander Organization are attached. Bartlett Sher is rumored to direct.

    ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: TBA
    • Written by Cy Coleman (music) and Betty Comden & Adolph Green (book & lyrics)
    • Director: TBA
    • Cast: TBA
    • A struggling Broadway producer tries to get a former lover, now a Hollywood star, to sign a contract to star in his latest (and as yet un-conceived) play as they travel on the luxury train Twentieth Century Limited from Chicago to New York.
    • Kristen Chenoweth led a Roundabout Theatre Company reading in 2011, and has spoken about plans to do the show in interviews. The Los Angeles Times reported in February 2014 that a Roundabout revival was set for fall 2014, to be directed by Scott Ellis.

    REAR WINDOW

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: TBA
    • Written by John Michael Hayes (original screenplay), Keith Reddin (adaptation)
    • Director: Terry Kinney
    • Cast: TBA
    • Keith Reddin (Maybe, Black Snow) will adapt the play from the original 1942 short story, about a housebound man who witnesses a murder in a nearby building. The tale is best known for Alfred Hitchcock's Academy Award-nominated 1954 film.
    • Producers Charlie Lyons, Lias J. Steen, Jay Russell and Tim Guinee announced this project in June 2013 with no set timetable.

    RUMORS

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: TBA
    • Written by Neil Simon
    • Director: Kathleen Marshall
    • Cast: TBA
    • In Simon's murderous farce, four couples arrive at the 10th anniversary celebration party for New York's deputy mayor and his wife, only to find the mayor wounded in bed and the wife missing.
    • Producers Jeffrey Fine and Scott Landis presented a reading of Simon's play in September 2013, featuring Martin Short, Matthew Broderick, Andrea Martin and Julie White. A production may be aiming for the 2013-14 season.

    YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU

    • Theatre: TBA
    • Target Opening: TBA
    • Written by Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman
    • Director: Michael Wilson
    • Cast: TBA
    • You Can't Take It with You portrays the colorful, freethinking Sycamore family and the mayhem that ensues when their daughter's fiancé brings his conservative, straight-laced parents to the Sycamore residence for dinner on the wrong night.
    • James Earl Jones may play grandfather Martin Vanderhof in a fall 2014 revival, according to Showbizz411. Producers Elizabeth I McCann and Joey Parnes are attached to this rumored project.