Babyface, Billie, Bruce Lee, Denzel and a Happiest Song
March 13, 2014
As the winter turns to spring, live event lovers can turn to the stage for great entertainment.
As you look for Broadway and Off-Broadway options, check out our list of five great shows happening now or coming soon. If you need help grabbing tickets for any of these shows, call 1-877-959-4699 or email email@example.com. We can help you.
A Raisin In the Sun, Now through June 21 at Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York, N.Y.
Denzel Washington. On stage. Live. This Tony and Oscar-winning actor started his acting career on stage and would like to do more stage nowadays. This production of the Lorraine Hansberry classic with Denzel will surely be worth the price of admission. It runs only through late June so the show won’t be on stage long.
After Midnight at Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York, N.Y.
This musical takes you back to the days of the Cotton Club and is set to the music of Duke Ellington, as performed by an all-star orchestra led by Wynton Marsalis. After Fantasia completed her run in the show, Babyface and Toni Braxton guest star in shows through March then Vanessa Williams steps into a starring role from April 3 through May 11.
Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, March 25 through end of June at Circle in the Square, Theater, New York, N.Y.
Can you imagine still listening to the captivating voice of Billie Holiday in a smokey Philadelphia speak-easy? Well, this musical play starring Audra McDonald seeks to recreate that intimate experience. The show will even have some seats on the stage to give the show that small, nightclub feel.
This show will run for a limited time so indeed this is another hot ticket.
Happiest Song, now through March 31 at Second Stage Theatre, New York, N.Y.
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Quiara Alegria Hudes continues to write the stories of Philadelphia’s Latino community, including this play inspired by a beloved community member whose bizarre and tragic death grabbed headlines. Popular actress Lauren Velez stars in this story, which incorporates the jibaro guitar music of Puerto Rico.
Kung Fu, now through April 6 at Signature Theatre, New York, N.Y.
This show blends Chinese opera, Kung Fu and drama to tell the story of martial arts icon Bruce Lee. A superstar in life, Lee’s off-screen struggles are expressed in this show. The star of this production, Cole Horibe, was a runner-up in the FOX TV show “So You Think You Can Dance?” If you are a fan of this legend’s movies, here is a cool opportunity to relive his fascinating but tragic life on stage.