Feeling low? See a show!
Check out these gag-worthy gems and guilty pleasures—Tony noms be damned—that recently opened on the Great White Way.
It’s a queer one, Rodgers and Hammerstein. But ride past the domestic abuse in this tainted love story, revitalized by out director Jack O’Brien, and be dizzied by NYC Ballet dynamo Justin Peck’s vigorous choreography.
Imperial Theatre, open-ended.
Escape to Margaritaville
Get wasted away again before docking at Jimmy Buffett’s jukebox, a cracked coconut about finding your paradise. Out director Christopher Ashley salts the rim with a cute gay couple in the chorus of beach bums.
Marquis Theatre, open-ended.
FrozenDeen van Meer
Director Michael Grandage and designer Christopher Oram, life partners, make the fjords festive in this Disney adaptation. You’ll queen out over Elsa’s magical “Let It Go,” but go for the nude-illusion sauna number.
St. James Theatre, open-ended.
My Fair LadyJoan Marcus
Three lovable divas—including The Color Purple’s LaChanze—work hard for your money as Donna Summer in this glitzy bio-musical, a fast-spinning mirror ball that addresses the late disco queen’s alleged homophobia.
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, open ended.