How To Buy Tickets for 'Hamilton,' 'Lion King' and Other Shows As Broadway Reopens

The show must go on—Broadway is coming back after more than a year's hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

And it's good news for theater fans; several top shows are returning in the fall with coronavirus safety protocols in place.

Last week, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that Broadway is returning and tickets will be made available for sale at 100 percent of theater capacity.

"Restarting Broadway is a complex endeavor, requiring long lead times for productions the need to reconnect with a sustaining audience from across the country and around the world," Broadway League President Charlotte St. Martin said in a statement.

Newsweek has compiled a list of returning Broadway shows and how to buy tickets—enjoy the show!

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A view of a newly installed "September 14" sign displayed on the Hamilton marquee at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in Times Square on May 11, 2021 in New York City. "Hamilton," "The Lion King," "Wicked" and "Chicago" announced they would be the first shows to reopen on September 14, 2021, with others following. Tickets for most shows went on sale on May 6th. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced pandemic restrictions to be lifted on May 19. Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images

How to Buy Tickets For Broadway Shows as New York Theater Reopens

Wicked, Gershwin Theatre—September 14

Hamilton, Richard Rodgers Theatre—September 14

The Lion King, Minskoff Theatre—September 14

These three powerhouse shows are all returning to their respective theaters on September 14 and tickets are on sale now from each respective venue.

Producers of the shows said in a press announcement: "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."

Chicago—September 14

Tickets: Ambassador Theatre

Chicago returns to Broadway on September 14 for its 25th anniversary.

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The Ambassador Theater is closed during the coronavirus pandemic on April 9, 2020 in New York City. Broadway theaters have been closed since March 12th and are set to remain closed until at least June. John Lamparski/Getty Images

Little Shop Of Horrors—September 17

Tickets: Westside Theatre

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A view of Broadway billboards for The Phantom of the Opera and Little Shop of Horrors on June 29, 2020 in New York City. Broadway will remain closed until 2021 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Cindy Ord/Getty Images

David Byrne's American Utopia—September 17, theater TBA

This theatrical concert will not be returning to Broadway's Hudson Theatre for its new run but tickets are available on the show's website.

The show was filmed by Spike Lee for an HBO last year.

Six—Previews September 17, Opening October 3

Tickets: Brooks Atkinson Theatre

This contemporary pop take on the wives of Henry VIII will begin previews on September 17 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.

Come from Away—September 21

Tickets: Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre

This Tony- and Olivier Award-winning production makes its highly anticipated return on September 21.

"This is a historic moment that will unite us all as we celebrate what is at the heart of our story: kindness, generosity and gratitude," lead producer Junkyard Dog Productions said in a statement.

Aladdin—September 28

Tickets: New Amsterdam Theatre

"After 18 months of being apart we are thrilled to welcome our audiences back and are proud to introduce these unique benefits to make buying Broadway tickets risk-free, flexible and affordable," said Thomas Schumacher President & Producer Disney Theatrical Productions.

"Broadway's reopening—before tourists fully return—will be the perfect time for us tri-staters to attend Broadway as shows will be more accessible than ever."

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People walk by the Aladdin on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theater in Times Square amid the coronavirus pandemic on March 09, 2021 in New York City. It has been one year since COVID-19 was first reported in New York City. After undergoing various shutdown orders for the past 12 months, the city is currently in phase 4 of its reopening plan, allowing for the reopening of low-risk outdoor activities, movie and television productions, indoor dining as well as the opening of movie theaters, all with capacity restrictions. Noam Galai/Getty Images

Caroline, Or ChangePreviews October 8, Opening Oct. 27

Tickets: Studio 54

Tina: The Tina Turner Musical—October 8

Tickets: Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

"I am thrilled that our musical will be reopening on Broadway," Tina Turner said of the return in a statement. "I remember with such warmth and appreciation the extraordinary welcome I received at our Opening Night. It felt like a homecoming. I know the role my story serves; I hope the retelling of it is inspirational, a reminder of our capacity for resilience and a celebration of our ability to overcome adversity together."

Ain't Too Proud—The Life and Times of the Temptations—October 16

Tickets: Imperial Theatre

The musical, featuring songs of the Temptations returns on October 16 with fans able to look forward to hits like "My Girl," "Just My Imagination," "Get Ready," and more.

Jagged Little Pill—October 21

Tickets: Broadhurst Theatre

Inspired by the Alanis Morissette album, this Tony Award-winning production also returns in October.

"Jagged Little Pill is about the complicated and harrowing effects of what it means to be disconnected from one another – and the beautiful, exhilarating healing that can happen when we rally together in those tough moments, to become beacons of vision and empathy for one another," said Morissette in a statement. "That has never felt more real than during this tumultuous past year, and I could not be more thrilled to glimpse the light at the end of this long tunnel that the live arts community has endured."

Mrs. Doubtfire—Previews October 21, Opening December 5

Tickets: Stephen Sondheim Theatre

"I'm thrilled that the Mrs. Doubtfire company will reunite on Broadway this fall bringing their indomitable spirit and talent to this new production based on one of the most beloved films of all time," producer Kevin McCollum said in a statement.

The Phantom of the Opera—October 22

Tickets: Majestic Theatre

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber said he was proud his classic show is returning to Broadway.

"I am a proud Brit, but Broadway has always been my spiritual home," he said in a statement. "To have Phantom lead the effort to bring our beloved community back to the stage is a moment of immense pride for me."

Trouble in Mind—Previews October 29, Opening November 18

Tickets: American Airlines Theatre

The Broadway debut of Alice Childress' 1955 play "Trouble in Mind" is taking last in October.

Diana: The Musical—Previews December 1, Opening night, December 16

Tickets: Longacre Theatre

Ahead of its Broadway debut, Diana: The Musical will premiere as a special presentation on Netflix on October 1.

The show chronicles the life of the late Princess Diana and her legacy.

MJ: The Michael Jackson Musical—Previews December 6, Opening February 1, 2022

Tickets: Neil Simon Theatre

Company—Previews December 20, Opening January 9, 2022

Tickets: Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

This classic Stephen Sondheim-George Furth musical starring Katrina Lenk and Patti LuPone will resume in January.

The Music Man—Previews December 20, Opening February 10, 2022

Tickets: Winter Garden Theatre (not yet on sale)

Birthday Candles—Previews March 18, 2022, Opening April 10, 2022

Tickets: American Airlines Theatre