When it comes to visiting New York City, one thing is for certain – you need to see a Broadway show. Not only are they expertly put together and directed, but the songs, the action and the emotional rollercoaster ride as you follow the stories of various characters will have you on the edge of your seat and riveted throughout. There are a number of great new Broadway shows 2019 that hit the stage, so if you’re visiting NYC in 2019, check out one (or more!) of these great Broadway options.
Come From Away
This fantastic show tells the heartwarming story of humanity at its finest. The story begins during the tragic terror attacks of 9/11 when flights in North American airspace became chaotic when American airspace was closed. Some of the flights that were coming over the Atlantic were subsequently directed to a tiny town in Newfoundland, Canada, where hotels were booked up quickly and the locals opened their homes to those who had ‘come from away’. Immerse yourself in this story and the hospitality of the Newfoundland people in this spectacular show that has rave reviews.
Based off the popular 1993 film of the same name by Disney, Aladdin tells the story of a street urchin-turned prince in waiting after a lucky encounter with a magic lamp in a spooky cave nets Aladdin a wish-granting genie of his very own! With magic carpet rides, a bit of fun and frivolity along with a lot of romance, Aladdin is a wonderful story that will have you on the edge of your seat with the impressive music, costumes and colours.
An emotional tale about a waitress in an abusive relationship looking for a way out, Waitress follows the story of Jenna who falls for her doctor following a surprise pregnancy. Knowing she needs to get out of her relationship, she enters pie making contest with a cash prize, hoping that she’ll be able to use the winnings to finance her new, free life.
The ghost with the most is back and on Broadway in this musical all about his mysterious hauntings, debauchery and sometimes naughty antics. Everyone’s favourite story of Lydia Deetz and her run in with the ghosts that live in her house is a show you don’t want to miss on Broadway. Full of laughs and entertainment, you’ll be grinning from ear to ear for days to come.
So whether you’re a Broadway veteran or it’s your first time, you won’t want to miss these hot shows this year and beyond.