2010s Shows

 

Mary Poppins

"Mary Poppins" is a musical based on the P.L. Travers books and the 1964 Disney film of the same name. The musical features the film's songs by Richard and Robert Sherman, and had additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. The musical opened in London in December 2004 and starred Laura Michelle Kelly as Mary Poppins and Gavin Creel as Bert. The Broadway production opened in November 2006 at the New Amsterdam Theater and starred Ashley Brown as Mary Poppins and Gavin Lee repeating his London role as Bert. Later replacements included Laura Michelle Kelly (who originated the role of Mary Poppins in London) and Stefanie Leigh as Mary Poppins and Christian Borle as Bert.

Sister Act

"Sister Act" is a musical based on 1992 film of the same name, with book by Cherie Steinkellner and Bill Steinkellner, additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Glenn Slater. The musical opened in the West End in 2009 and then on Broadway at the Broadway Theater in 2011. Both the West End and the Broadway productions starred Patina Miller as Deloris Van Carter.

The Book of Mormon

"The Book of Mormon" is a musical with music by Robert Lopez (who composed the music for "Avenue Q") and book and lyrics by Trey Parker and Matt Stone (who created "South Park"). The Broadway production opened on March 24, 2011 at the Eugene O'Neill Theater and starred Josh Gad and Andrew Rannells in the two leading roles.

Spider Man: Turn Off the Dark

"Spider Man: Turn Off the Dark" is a musical with music and lyrics by U2's Bono and the Edge and book by Julie Taymor, Glen Berger, and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. The original Broadway production opened on June 14, 2011 at the Foxwooods Theater (formerly the Hilton Theater) and starred Reeve Carney as Spider Man and Jennifer Damiano as Mary Jane Watson.

Newsies

"Newsies" is a musical based on the 1992 film of the same name, with book by Harvey Fierstein, music by Alan Menken, and lyrics by Jack Feldman. The musical opened on March 29, 2012 at the Nederlander Theater starred Jeremy Jordan as Jack Kelly and John Dossett as newspaper tycoon Joseph Pulitzer.