A must on any to do list for visitors to Times Square is to take in a Broadway show. While shows can be hit or miss depending on the genre you like, there are shows to delight any crowd or age level. The key to not only finding a show you may like as well as actually getting tickets is to plan this one ahead of time since many popular shows sell out quickly. Here are a few upcoming can’t miss 2013 fall Broadway shows that are sure to be hits.
First Date: This wonderful story stars a couple who are having the most dreaded moment in the dating scene: The blind date. The antics that follow from exes to Google searches and background checks makes this one a must see especially for younger crowds who would identify with the mix of pop culture and a classic scenario. Does the couple find love amidst the chaos or will they simply end the date? Playing at the Longacre Theatre starting August 8th, this one is sure to be an easy trip from your Times Square hotel.
Romeo and Juliet: This racial twist on a classic tale involves Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad as the star crossed lovers in a modern tale where the Montagues are white and the Capulet family is black. The issues from family pride and racial prejudice are dominant in this star powered piece. Will it end as badly as Shakespeare’s original piece or will the lovers be spared? You will have to find out when it opens September 19th at the Richard Rodgers Theatre which again is a short walk from Times Square.
While these are just a few of the great of the upcoming 2013 Fall Broadway Shows, you can preview many more through www.playbill.com and you may see others that suit you better. All of Broadway’s great theaters and shows are a short trip from your Times Square hotel and not to be missed during your NYC vacation.