The Broadway Collection Welcomes Six New Shows

L to R: Robert Fairchild, Leanne Cope (An American in Paris.) Tam Mutu and Kelli Barrett (Dr. Zhivago.) Matthew Morrison (Finding Neverland.)

Broadway Inbound’s Broadway Collection offers the best in New York City Musical Theater and welcomes six additional shows to their expansive portfolio in January of 2015. Collection additions include: ON YOUR FEET!, the story of Gloria and Emilio Estefan, An American in Paris and Dr. Zhivago, re-imaginings of two Academy-Award winning films, It Shoulda Been You and SOMETHING ROTTEN!, two original comedies and Finding Neverland, a Peter Pan inspired musical. International audiences interested in booking before traveling should consider the below:

ON YOUR FEET! is the story of international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, legendary producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan. Alexander Dinelaris Jr. (Birdman, West End ‘s The Bodyguards) co-writes the book set to Gloria’s GRAMMY® winning hits like “Rhythm Is Gonna Get You,” “1-2-3,” “Conga,” and new music penned by the Estefans. Depicting the couple’s unwavering dedication to one another, their heritage and the American Dream ON YOUR FEET! begins previews October 5th, 2015 with an official opening night November 5th, 2015 at the Marquis Theater.

This spring, Boris Pasternak’s Nobel Prize-winning masterpiece turned five time Academy Award-winning film, Doctor Zhivago makes its Broadway debut. The epic celebrates the strength of love and art during the final days of Czarist Russia, World War I and the chaos of revolution. Zhivago is a political idealist, physician and poet, torn between commitment and passion. It finds a home at the Broadway Theater March 27th, 2015 and officially opens April 21st, 2015.

An American in Paris is set in the aftermath of war and spins the tale of a deployed American soldier’s romance with a beautiful French girl. Broadway Inbound is pleased to provide travelers with access to another musical inspired by an Academy-Award winning film. Currently enjoying a run in France at the Théâtre du Châtelet, previews at the Palace Theatre begin March 13th, 2015 with an April 12th, 2015 Broadway opening night.

It Shoulda Been You is a brand new comedy about the complications of modern marriage. Hysterical antics ensue when the ex-boyfriend shows up, the sister of the bride takes over, and two families attempt to merge. American actor and comedian David Hyde Pierce makes his Broadway directorial debut, and The Phantom of the Opera’s Sierra Boggess will star. Previews begin March 17th, 2015 with an official opening April 14th, 2015 at the Brooks Atkinson Theater.

SOMETHING ROTTEN! is a new musical which provides a fictional account of the first musical every conceived. In the age of William Shakespeare, two brothers struggle to write something fresh and original for the stage. Upon consulting a local soothsayer, they learn a new era of theater will involve singing, dancing and acting and so set out to pen the world’s first MUSICAL! The show begins previews March 23rd at the St. James Theatre and officially opens April 22nd, 2015.

Known for his role on Fox’s Glee, Matthew Morrison pioneered the role of playwright J. M. Barrie in workshops of the new Broadway-bound musical Finding Neverland. Directed by Tony Award®-winner Diane Paulus (Pippin), UK pop-sensation Gary Barlow contributes music and lyrics. The new musical stars Morrison, is based on the play The Man Who Was Peter Pan, and opens for previews March 15th with an official opening April 15th, 2015 at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

These new additions to The Broadway Collection will join The Metropolitan Opera and 20 existing shows, including: A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Aladdin, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Blue Man Group, The Book of Mormon, Cabaret, Chicago, Jersey Boys, The King & I , Kinky Boots, The Last Ship, Les Miserables, The Lion King, Mamma Mia!,Matilda, On the Town, On The Twentieth Century, The Phantom of the Opera, Stomp & Wicked.

Tags: An American In Paris, Doctor Zhivago, Finding Neverland, It Shoulda Been You, ON YOUR FEET!, SOMETHING ROTTEN!