Discount Broadway Tickets For Merrily We Roll Along: Future Show

Merrily We Roll Along Summary

  • Show Status: Future
  • Genre: Play
  • 8 Shows per week
  • Previews Begin: October 3, 2023
  • Show Opens: October 25, 2023
  • Show Closes: December 24, 2023

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

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 in Fall 2023

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.” In the decades since the 1981 Broadway closing, the show has been revived and reimagined many times.

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.

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.

Is Merrily We Roll Along Good for Kids?

The show is not suitable for children

Theatre Information

Broadway Theatre

1681 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
Seats: 1,761
Entrance: 53rd Street Between Broadway and 8th Avenue
Theatre Information

Broadway Theatre Seating Chart

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

Producers

Sonia Friedman Productions::

David Babani

Patrick Catullo

Jeff Romley

Production Credits

Director
Maria Friedman
Choreography
Tim Jackson
Orchestrations
Jonathan Tunick

Creative Team

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