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Broadway Shines Best on a November 'Evening'

November 1, 2011 - Outlaws, cheerleaders and Broadway legends are all heading to the Great White Way this November.

Bonnie & Clyde is a new musical that reveals how a troubled Texas teen and a love-sick waitress became Depression-era outlaws – and America’s most infamous couple. Performances begin on November 4 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

Kim Cattrall stars in Private Lives, which begins previews at the Music Box Theatre on November 6. The play tells the story of a tempestuous divorced couple who rekindle their romance while hiding from their new spouses.

Lysistrata Jones offers a modern take on a classic Greek play. In this musical comedy, a hapless basketball team is challenged by its cheerleaders, who won’t “give it up” until the team wins a game. Previews start on November 12 at the Walter Kerr Theatre.

Harry Connick, Jr. headlines On a Clear Day You Can See Forever at the St. James Theatre, starting November 12. Connick plays a psychiatrist who hypnotizes his patients in this musical revival.

An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin features the two Broadway stars as they reunite for a musical love story conjured through song. Performances begin on November 16 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.

In Stick Fly, an affluent African-American family confronts issues of race, class and sibling rivalry during an explosive summer weekend at Martha’s Vineyard. Grammy winner Alicia Keys is among the producers of this play, which starts previews on November 18 at Cort Theatre.

In other theatre news, Mamma Mia! recently marked its 10th anniversary on Broadway with a special proclamation presentated by Mayor Bloomberg at the October 18 performance. The ABBA-infused hit musical also recently became the 10th longest-running show in Broadway history.

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