Shows on Broadway in March: 5 Can’t Miss Shows

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There’s nothing better for an evening out with your group than treating yourself to a Broadway show. Bright New York lights shine on an array of shows that promise to transport you from your everyday life into uncharted realms of drama, comedy, and music. Broadway is buzzing with unmissable performances, from timeless classics brought back to life with a modern twist to new productions that push the boundaries of storytelling. This year, it welcomes a fresh wave of talent and creativity with five new productions set to redefine theatrical excellence, so be sure learn more information on Broadway Inbound.

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Five Highly Recommended Broadway Shows in March:

  1. The Notebook – First on our must-see list is the Broadway adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’s best-selling novel, The Notebook. This tale of love is guaranteed to tug at your heartstrings. On stage, the timeless story of Allie and Noah unfolds with an intensity that promises to leave audiences both moved and mesmerized. Through the magic of theatre, their love story transcends the barriers of time, and memory takes on a whole new depth and dimension. Accompanied by a beautifully crafted score that echoes their journey’s emotional peaks and valleys, The Notebook is a poem about the transformative power of love. 
  2. WATER FOR ELEPHANTS on Broadway - Original Alliance Cast - Photo by Matthew Murphy

    WATER FOR ELEPHANTS on Broadway – Original Alliance Cast – Photo by Matthew Murphy

    Water for Elephants – Next is the much-anticipated Broadway musical adaptation of Sara Gruen’s Water for Elephants. Set against the backdrop of a traveling circus during the tumultuous era of the Great Depression, Water for Elephants weaves a tale of love, resilience, and redemption amidst extraordinary circumstances. The theatrics of the circus world lend themselves perfectly to the Broadway stage, promising a fresh blend of drama and artistry. The story’s vivid characters, from the resilient veterinary student Jacob to the stunning performer Marlena, come alive on stage, their complex relationships and personal journeys masterfully portrayed by the talented cast, led by Grant Gustin and Isabelle McCalla

  3. Sweeney Todd – The third show brings a darker tone to our March Broadway roundup with the return of Stephen Sondheim’s masterpiece, Sweeney Todd. This haunting tale of a barber consumed by revenge is an exploration of the human psyche, reflecting our own world back at us with a razor-sharp precision that is both unsettling and captivating. More than just a thriller, Sweeney Todd explores themes of morality, obsession, and the consequences of unchecked ambition. This March, audiences have the opportunity to witness a new cast delivering remarkable performances of Sondheim’s dark and incomparable score. The ethereal staging, combined with the powerful performances, creates an immersive theatrical experience that is as chilling as it is compelling. 
  4. Hamilton – Rounding out our list is a show that has already carved out its place in theatre history: Lin-Manuel Miranda’s groundbreaking Hamilton. This theatrical phenomenon takes a fresh, dynamic approach to depicting America’s history, using a palette of hip-hop, R&B, and traditional show tunes. Hamilton breaks the mold of traditional musical theatre, presenting historical figures in a relatable and modern light while exploring themes of ambition, legacy, and the fight for freedom. The narrative, centered around the life of founding father Alexander Hamilton, is brought to life by a diverse cast delivering stunning performances that resonate with audiences. The show’s iconic music further elevates the storytelling with memorable tunes that you’ll be humming long after the final applause.
  5. Lorna Courtney and the cast of & Juliet on Broadway - Photo Credit Matthew Murphy

    Lorna Courtney and the cast of & Juliet on Broadway – Photo Credit Matthew Murphy

    & Juliet – For a fresh, empowering twist on a classic tale, another great Broadway sensation to check out is & Juliet. This innovative reimagining of Shakespeare’s tragic heroine asks the intriguing question: What if Juliet never died and took control of her own story instead? The result is a modern narrative that turns the traditional tale on its head, packed with power-pop anthems that will have you humming along in your seat. & Juliet stands out for its feminist perspective, celebrating the strength and resilience of its lead character as she navigates love, loss, and self-discovery in a world that often underestimates her. The show’s contemporary take on a classic story, combined with its energetic score, offers a unique blend of romance, comedy, and drama that is both entertaining and thought-provoking. If you’re yearning for a feel-good love story that challenges norms and celebrates the power of self-determination, & Juliet is the perfect show for you.

Some Broadway Travel Tips

While Broadway’s dazzling performances are undoubtedly the main attraction, the Theatre District has much more to offer. Just steps away from the stages, you’ll find a trove of shops, restaurants, and cafes perfect for pre-show bites or get-togethers. Check out Broadway Inbound’s resources dedicated to pre and after-show sightseeing and other key planning touchpoints.

When it comes to securing tickets for these must-see shows, we recommend booking online in advance to secure the best seats. Broadway Inbound offers group rates, making it easier for your travel group to enjoy the show together. Remember, weekday performances often have more availability and can be less crowded, allowing you to get the most out of your Broadway experience.

Each of these shows offers an exciting blend of drama, music, and storytelling, celebrating the creative spirit that thrives on Broadway. Whether you’re being swept away by a timeless love story, exploring the depths of human resilience, or witnessing the transformation of history through a modern lens, these stories promise to leave a lasting impression.

Don’t forget, Broadway is more than just the performances. From the food scene to unique shopping experiences and special events, the Theatre District is a cultural hub waiting to be discovered. Plan your visit carefully, book your tickets in advance, and prepare to be captivated by the electric energy that is uniquely Broadway. 

This March, gather your travel group, forget the winter chill, and let Broadway’s marquee lights guide you to an unforgettable night of theatre. For more Broadway information, be sure to Visit Broadway Inbound

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