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Tickets
Discount tickets (up to 50 percent off) for same-day performances are available at Theatre Development Fund/TKTS location: Times Square at 47th St. Cash or traveler's checks only. Same-day standing-room tickets are sometimes available for sold-out shows; they cost $10-$20 and are sold at the box office.

To purchase tickets via the Internet, go to the Ticketmaster website at www. ticketmaster.com. For one-stop shopping on full-price tickets to all Broadway shows, visit the Broadway Ticket Center, located in the Times Square Visitors Center on the east side of Broadway between 46th and 47th Streets (Mon-Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 11am-6pm).
42nd Street
A revival of the 1981 Tony Award®-winning Best Musical. Ford Center for the Performing Arts 213 West 42nd Street. 2hrs 30mins. One intermission.
Aida
A musical tale of a kidnapped Nubian princess, with a score by Elton John and lyrics by Tim Rice. Palace Theatre, 1554 Broadway at 47th St (212/307-4747). $25-$80. Tue-Sat 8pm; Wed, Sat 2pm; Sun 3pm. 2hrs 40mins. One intermission.
Avenue Q
"The place you live when you can't afford to live anyplace else," Avenue Q is set on a street in New York City where people and puppets live as neighbors and deal with some of life's most thorny issues: romance, sex, money, career, rent and other matters unmentionable. Golden Theatre 252 West 45th Street. 2hrs 30mins. One intermission.
Beauty and the Beast
This is the hit production of the classic tale, featuring the score from Disney’s popular film, complete with wild pyrotechnics. Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 205 W 46th St between Broadway and Eighth Ave (212/307-4747). $22.50-$80. Tue-Sat 8pm; Wed, Sat 2pm; Sun 3pm. 2hrs 30mins. One intermission.
The Boy From Oz
Story of the great entertainer Peter Allen, from his humble beginnings growing up in the Australian outback through a rise to fame as an international star. Singing in country pubs from age 11, Peter Allen survived family tragedy to become a local TV star at age 16. Discovered by Judy Garland, he married her daughter Liza Minnelli and went on to become a beloved performer and an Oscar-winning songwriter. Imperial Theatre 249 West 45th Street. 2hrs 30mins. One intermission.
Cabaret
Kander and Ebb’s musical about a Bohemian Englishwoman’s romance with an American writer in Berlin in the early days of the Third Reich. Studio 54, 254 W 54th St between Broadway and Eighth Ave (212/239-6200). $45-$90; same-day rear mezzanine tickets (available only at the Studio 54 box office during operating hours) $25 except Fri and Sat nights. Tue-Sat 8pm; Sat, Sun 2pm; Sun 7pm. 2hrs 30mins. One intermission.
Chicago
This revival of the 1975 musical won the 1997 Tony Award for best revival of a musical & best choreography. Shubert Theatre, 225 W 44th St between Broadway and Eighth Ave (212/239-6200). $20-$80. A limited number of $20 tickets (front-row and side-orchestra seats) available at the box office only, one pair per person, on a first-come, first-served basis, beginning at 10am on the day of the performance. Tue-Sat 8pm; Wed, Sat 2pm; Sun 3pm. 2hrs 15mins. One intermission.
Fiddler on the Roof
set in the small Russian village of Anatevka on the eve of the Russian Revolution, and tells the humorous and heartbreaking story of the dairyman Tevye, who is trying to maintain the simplicities of his traditional life while his five daughters are quickly growing up. Minskoff Theatre 1515 Broadway (at 45th Street). 2hrs 55mins. One intermission.
Gypsy
Gypsy is about a relentless stage mother, Rose (Bernadette Peters), traveling the country with her two daughters, June & Louise, and manager, Herbie. While June and Louise wish their mother would marry Herbie, Rose continues to pursue dreams of stardom. When June deserts the act, Rose turns her attention to the shy Louise, whom she hopes to fashion into a star. When the act is booked into a burlesque house, Louise is forced into the spotlight and Gypsy Rose Lee is born. Shubert Theatre 225 West 44th Street. $85-100. 2 hrs 50 mins. One intermission
Hairspray
A splashy musical based on the 1988 John Waters film. It's 1962 and Baltimore teen Tracy Turnblad has only one dream--to dance on the popular Corny Collins Show. When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star, but she must use her newfound power to vanquish the reigning teen queen, win the affections of heartthrob Link Larkin and intergrate a TV network, all without denting her 'do! Neil Simon Theatre 250 West 52nd Street. $90-100. 2hrs 40 mins. One intermission
The Lion King
Disney’s Academy Award-winning animated classic comes to spectacular life on the Broadway stage, under the direction and magical costume design of Julie Taymor. New Amsterdam Theatre, 214 W 42nd St between Seventh and Eighth Aves (212/307-4100). $25-$90.Tue-Sat 8pm; Wed, Sat 2pm; Sun 3pm. 2hrs 45mins. One intermission.

Little Shop of Horrors
Seymour, a mild-mannered clerk in a florist shop, discovers a mysterious plant that catapults him to botanical fame, with one slight drawback — the plant thrives on human blood. The other characters struggle to satisfy the plant's ever-increasing appetite.” Virginia Theatre 245 West 52nd St (212/239-6200); Tuesday - Friday @8pm, Saturday @2pm and 8pm, Sunday @2pm and 7pm. Tickets: $56 - $96 Box Office: 2 hours. One 15-minute intermission.

Mamma Mia
Mamma Mia! is ABBA's greatest hits woven into three wonderful love stories: A young girl about to be married; her mother about to confront the past; and the best love story of all - the audience about to jump out of their seats with joy! This infectious and funny hit musical features over 20 of ABBA's best-known songs. Cadillac Winter Garden Theatre 1634 Broadway (between 50th and 51st Streets). 2hrs 30mins. One intermission.
Thoroughly Modern Millie
Millie Dillmount—were bobbing their hair, raising their hemlines, entering the workforce, and rewriting the rules of love. This delightful valentine to the longstanding spirit of New York City and the people who seek to discover themselves there. Marquis Theatre 1535 Broadway at 45th St. 2hrs 35mins. One intermission.
Movin' Out
Movin' Out is the story of six lifelong friends told over two turbulent decades. This brand new musical takes us back to a time we all remember, to the days when almost anything could happen, to the nights when almost everything did. Richard Rodgers Theatre 226 West 46th Street. 1hr 45mins. One intermission.
The Phantom of the Opera
The timeless story of a disfigured composer whose heart is captured by a beautiful young singer. With a score by Andrew Lloyd Webber and stunning special effects. Majestic Theatre, 247 W 44th St between Broadway and Eighth Ave (212/239-6200). $20-$80. Mon-Sat 8pm; Wed, Sat 2pm. 2hrs 30mins. One intermission.
The Producers
Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick translate Mel Brooks’ classic comedy from the screen to the stage.
St. James Theatre, 246 W. 44th St. (212/239-6200).
A Raisin in the Sun
Tells the story of three generations of a family living and struggling under one roof. The Youngers--Mama (Phylicia Rashad), her children Beneatha (Sanaa Lathan) and Walter Lee (Sean PDiddy Combs), and his wife Ruth (three-time Tony winner Audra McDonald) and their son Travis--live on Chicago's South Side in 1950s. It is a place in which dreams, like the raisin in Langston Hughes' poem, wither and die if nothing is done with them. Royale Theatre 242 West 45th Street
Rent
This rock update of Puccini’s La Bohème — now set in New York’s East Village — won a Pulitzer Prize for its powerful score and frank treatment of love and hope in the age of AIDS. Nederlander Theater, 208 W 41st St between Seventh and Eighth Aves (212/307-4100). $35-$80. Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 8pm; Sat 2, 8pm; Sun 2, 7pm. 2hrs 45mins. One intermission.
Sly Fox
Richard Dreyfuss stars as devious con man Foxwell J. Sly, who, with his servant Simon Able (Eric Stoltz), sets out to rob from the rich to give to himself. It's the dawn of the Gold Rush in San Francisco, and with everyone falling over themselves with gold fever, Foxwell and his trusty assistant set out to swindle as many as they can. Ethel Barrymore Theatre 234 West 47th Street (between Broadway and 8th Avenue). 2 hrs 15 mins. One intermission.
Wicked
Long before Dorothy drops in, two other girls meet in the land of Oz. One, born with emerald-green skin, is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. Wicked tells the story of their remarkable odyssey, how these two unlikely friends grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch. Gershwin Theatre 222 West 51 St. $70-100. 2 hrs 45 mins. One intermission.
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