Here's a look at some of the plays and musicals that have opened or are coming to Broadway this season, and are hoping to earn Tony Award® nominations in the spring of 2014. Click on each title for video, photos, plot summaries, key cast, and more. The shows are listed in alphabetical order by category.
We'll continue to add shows as they approach their opening nights throughout the season, so check back often.
Note: Category listings are tentative. All eligibility determinations are made exclusively by the Tony Awards Administration Committee.
Rupert Holmes adapts the John Grisham novel set in a small, racially-divided Mississippi town, where a young black girl has just been attacked. When her father takes the law into his own hands, an ambitious white lawyer decides to take on the case, despite the odds stacked against them.
Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Billy Crudup, and Shuler Hensley star in one of Harold Pinter’s most entertaining plays. Two elderly writers meet in a London pub. Do they really know each other…or are they performing an elaborate charade?
Mark Rylance stars in a Shakespeare’s Globe production as the Bard’s most charismatic, self-delighting villain, reveling at every moment in his homicidal, hypocritical journey to absolute power. Performed in repertory with Twelfth Night.
Shakespeare’s comedy stars Mark Rylance, Stephen Fry, and Samuel Barnett, direct from London’ West End in a Shakespeare’s Globe production presented in the custom of how the Bard’s plays were first staged. Performed in repertory with Richard III.
Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Shuler Hensley, and Billy Crudup star in Samuel Beckett’s most popular play, in which two wanderers wait by a lonely tree to meet up with a man they hope will change their lives for the better.