Three of Broadway’s biggest hits, Hamilton, The Lion King and Wicked, will resume performances on Broadway Tuesday, September 14, 2021, it was announced today on ABC’s Good Morning America. This rare alliance between three of Broadway's fan favorites sends a message that Broadway is united in its commitment to ending a devastating period of hardship for the tens of thousands who make their living directly on Broadway shows and the tens of thousands in dependent industries. Tickets are on sale for all three shows today. Visit: ticketmaster.com.
Among the most popular shows ever, Hamilton, The Lion King, and Wicked have consistently been Broadway’s best-attended shows since they opened; Hamilton six years ago, Wicked 17 years ago and The Lion King 23 years ago. Combined, the three musicals have played to 176 million audience members in dozens of countries around the globe. On Broadway alone, the three productions combined have employed nearly 1000 performers during their runs, in addition to the thousands more who have performed the shows on stages around the world.
Hamilton plays at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, The Lion King at the Minskoff Theatre and Wicked at the Gershwin Theatre, all owned by the Nederlander Organization.
The joint announcement was made live from the Times Square Studios on Good Morning America by cast members from each production: Alexandra Billings, Madame Morrible from Wicked; Krystal Joy Brown, Eliza from Hamilton; and L. Steven Taylor, Mufasa from The Lion King.
All Nederlander Theatres will follow New York State and CDC guidelines to ensure the safety of all actors, production staff, theatre employees, and audience members. As public health conditions and the State's guidance for performing arts and live entertainment changes, the theatres will remain flexible and adapt to applicable health protocols, such as face coverings, health screening, enhanced air filtration and ventilation, and rigorous cleaning and disinfection. For information on safety protocols in Nederlander Theatres visit www.broadwaybrighter.com.