Discount Broadway Tickets For Merrily We Roll Along

Merrily We Roll Along Summary

  • Show Status: Closing Soon
  • Genre: Musical
  • Merrily We Roll Along is 1 hour 50 minutes long, including an intermission of 15 minutes
  • 8 Shows per week
  • Previews Began: September 19, 2023
  • Show Opened : October 10, 2023
  • Show Closes: July 7, 2024

Based on the 1934 tome by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart., the play depicts the fracturing of a three-way friendship between a composer, a playwright and a novelist who meet in the salad days of their early 20s.

Merrily We Roll Along on Broadway Background

Off-Broadway Staging

New York Theatre Workshop’s Off-Broadway staging of “Merrily We Roll Along” ran from Nov 2022 to Jan 2023. The show stars Jonathan Groff, Lindsay Mendez and Daniel Radcliffe These actors will reprise their off-Broadway roles in the Broadway production.

Other Off-Broadway Productions

The off-Broadway production was originally staged at London's Menier Chocolate Factory in 2012 and transferred to the West End in 2013. The show also ran at the Huntington Theatre in Boston 2017.

Original Broadway Show Abrupt Closing in 1981

The original 1981 show production was a storied fiasco. The show closed two weeks after opening due to poor ticket sales and that event spawned a famous documentary, “Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened.”

Show Success on Broadway After The 1981 Production

In the decades since the 1981 Broadway closing, the show has been revived and reimagined many times with varying degrees of success.

Show Extended To March 2024 Due To Strong Ticket Sales

The 2023 Broadway revival of Merrily We Roll Along was extended even before the show even opened. The extension was announced after unanticipated strong ticket sales for the show which was driven by interest in the show revival and the lead actors.

The fall 2023 staging was originally announced as a limited engagement through Jan. 21, 2024, but will now play until March 24, 2024.

What's Merrily We Roll Along Like?

With a book by George Furth and a score by Stephen Sondheim, the show tracks the friendship of three best college pals (played by Radcliffe, Groff and Mendez) over the course of 20 years.

Scenes Are Shown In Reverse Order

The show moves backwards in time and reveals how a composer's idealism and friendships were corrupted by success. The show starts with the disillusioned present and ends with their optimistic college years. The in-between scenes map out the breakdown.

Show Extends for Second Time

The show has extended its Broadway for a second time. Originally scheduled to play through Jan. 21, 2024, and later extended to March 24, the show revival will now continue at the Hudson Theatre until July 7, 2024.

Is Merrily We Roll Along Good for Kids?

The show is not suitable for children due to the adult content.

Merrily We Roll Along Ticket Lottery and Rush Schedule

Some discounted Broadway show tickets are sold as part of the Broadway Ticket lotteries or as Rush Tickets. 

Lottery Tickets are typically drawn the day before the performance. See the Ticket Lottery Schedule 

Rush tickets are typically valid on-the-same-day of the show. See the Rush Ticket Schedule

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Theatre Information

Hudson Theatre

145 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
Seats: 970
Entrance: 44th Street Between 7th Ave and 6th Ave
Theatre Information

Hudson Theatre Seating Chart

Merrily We Roll Along Marquee

Merrily We Roll Along Marquee

Cast Members

Charley Kringas
Daniel Radcliffe
Franklin Shepard
Jonathan Groff
Mary Flynn
Lindsay Mendez
Gussie Carnegie
Krystal Joy Brown
Beth Shepard
Katie Rose Clarke
Joe Josephson
Reg Rogers


Sonia Friedman Productions::

David Babani

Patrick Catullo

Jeff Romley

New York Theatre Workshop.

Production Credits

Maria Friedman
Tim Jackson
Jonathan Tunick

Creative Team

Book Writer
George Furth
Musical Score
Stephen Sondheim
Original Playwright
George S. Kaufman
Original Playwright
Moss Hart