Broadway Shows 2022: Complete List of What’s Open, Closed & COVID Requirements
Broadway was dark for 18 months and just reopened in September with a host of new COVID regulations, including vaccination and mask-wearing for patrons, rigorous personal testing for cast and crew members and theaters installed portable air fans and filters to ventilate the historic theaters. But that hasn’t stopped breakthrough COVID cases from disappointing theatergoers with COVID-caused Broadway closures. Below is a full list of Broadway shows that are currently open, coming back soon, on hiatus or canceled due to COVID.
What Broadway shows are currently open in 2022?
While some Broadway shows have had pauses due to COVID exposure, below is a list of shows that remain open on Broadway. Last updated: 1/18/22.
- Aladdin (2022)
- Chicago (2022)
- Come From Away (2022)
- Company (2022): Starring Patti LuPone
- David Byrne’s American Utopia (Until Apr 3, 2022)
- Dear Evan Hansen (2022)
- Hadestown (2022)
- Hamilton (2022)
- Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (2022)
- MJ The Musical (2022)
- Moulin Rouge! The Musical (2022)
- Six the Musical (2022)
- Skeleton Crew (2022): Starring Phylicia Rashad
- Slave Play (2022)
- The Book of Mormon (2022)
- The Lion King (2022)
- The Music Man (2022): Starring Hugh Jackman
- The Phantom of the Opera (2022)
- Tina-The Tina Turner Musical (2022)
- Wicked (2022)
What Broadway shows will be open later in 2022?
- American Buffalo (Mar 22-Jul 10, 2022): Starring Laurence Fishburne and Sam Rockwell
- Beetlejuice (Apr 8-Dec 31, 2022)
- Birthday Candles (Mar 19-May 29): Starring Debra Messing
- Funny Girl (Mar 26-Dec 31, 2022): Starring Beanie Feldstein
- Girl from the North Country (TBA: Spring 2022)
- Macbeth (Mar 29-Jul 10, 2022): Starring Daniel Craig
- Mrs. Doubtfire (Mar 14-Dec 31, 2022)
- Mr. Saturday Night (Mar 29-Dec 31, 2022): Starring Billy Crystal
- Plaza Suite (Feb 25-Jun 12, 2022)
- The Little Prince (Mar 4-Dec 31, 2022): Starring Greg Kinnear
- To Kill a Mockingbird (Jun 1-Dec, 2022)
What Broadway shows are closed or on hiatus due to COVID?
Ain’t Too Proud
Closed or on hiatus? Ain’t Too Proud is closed permanently after suspending performances due to COVID since December 2021.
Expected return date? None
Come groove with us one last time on Broadway! The Tony-winning Ain't Too Proud will play its final performance on Broadway January 16, 2022. Don't miss your chance to see us in our final three weeks: https://t.co/FJkMMNEe7r pic.twitter.com/etkZIrbGaS
— Ain't Too Proud (@AintTooProud) December 28, 2021
Girl from the North Country
Closed or on hiatus? Girl from the North Country is temporarily closing January 23, with a spring return date.
Expected return date? Spring 2022
Join us in The North Country! 🎶
GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY on Broadway- now thru January 23 at the Belasco Theatre!
From January 18-23, get 2-for-1 tickets through NYC Broadway Week: https://t.co/iQD4U4aU5C pic.twitter.com/M7Mvz7VEg5
— Girl From The North Country on Broadway (@NorthCountryBwy) January 13, 2022
Jagged Little Pill
Closed or on hiatus? Jagged Little Pill is closed permanently, the final performance was on December 17, 2021
Expected return date? none
JAGGED LITTLE PILL played its final Broadway performance on December 17, 2021. For the tremendous honor and privilege of sharing this incredible experience – thank u. 💙 pic.twitter.com/oTyW5fIHqW
— Jagged Little Pill (@jaggedmusical) December 21, 2021
Closed or on hiatus? Mrs. Doubtfire is temporarily closed as of January 10, with a plan to reopen March 15.
Expected return date? March 15, 2022
Mrs. Doubtfire the Musical will be taking a hiatus from 1/10 – 3/14. We will be returning to the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on 3/15! Ticket holders with performances during this time can exchange for performances after 3/15 or be refunded at their point of purchase. pic.twitter.com/9ll9AxbtIW
— Doubtfire On Broadway (@DoubtfireBway) January 2, 2022
The Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes
Closed or on hiatus? The Christmas Spectacular starring the Radio City Rockettes was closed on December 16, 2021 due to COVID concerns.
Expected return date? November 2022
— Rockettes (@Rockettes) December 17, 2021
Thoughts of a Colored Man
Closed or on hiatus? Thoughts of a Colored Man is closed permanently, the final performance was on December 22, 2021
Expected return date? none
Thank you, Broadway 💛 pic.twitter.com/NPHrSSp0Ux
— Thoughts Of A Colored Man (@coloredmanplay) December 24, 2021
To Kill a Mockingbird
Closed or on hiatus? To Kill a Mockingbird is temporarily closed as of January 16, with a plan to reopen June 1.
Expected return date? June 1, 2022
We're excited to share that Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird will be moving to the Belasco Theatre on Wednesday, June 1. Our final performance at the Shubert Theatre will be this Sunday, January 16. pic.twitter.com/xgfiGpJtOO
— To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway (@mockingbirdbway) January 12, 2022
Closed or on hiatus? Waitress is closed permanently after suspending performances due to COVID since December 2021.
Expected return date? none
With only two weeks of performances remaining and due to positive cases of COVID detected in the company and crew at the Barrymore Theatre, the decision has been made to curtail the engagement which was scheduled to run through January 9.
— Waitress Musical (@WaitressMusical) December 23, 2021
What to do if your Broadway show is canceled due to COVID-19?
Due to a surge in COVID-19 cases some Broadway shows have been cancelled. All tickets for Broadway performances will be refunded at point of purchase. If you purchased your tickets through SeatGeek and your event is cancelled and not rescheduled, SeatGeek will send an email with all applicable refund details for eligible orders. For more details about SeatGeek’s Covid cancellation policies please read more here.
What COVID vaccine requirements are needed for Broadway in NYC?
COVID vaccine requirements for people attending live indoor performances in New York:
- All adults must show a photo ID and proof of COVID-19 vaccination
- Acceptable forms of vaccination include NYC Covid Safe App, Excelsior Pass, a physical CDC vaccination card or photo of one
- All kids 5 to 11 must now show proof of receiving at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and the accompanying adult must be fully vaccinated.
- If a child has been vaccinated less than 14 days before the performance, they must show proof of a negative COVID-19 test for entry into the show
- Children may only present a negative test result if they have a medical or religious exemption from vaccination
- International visitors must show proof of two doses of any FDA or WHO-approved vaccine