'Hamilton,' 'Wicked' among Broadway shows reopening Sept. 14

Start spreading the news, a slew of Broadway smashes say they'll be among the productions opening their doors again this fall.

"Hamilton," "Wicked" and "The Lion King" will welcome audiences back on Sept. 14, the shows announced on Tuesday.

"Broadway coming back is really a community coming back and making New York really start to go," L. Steven Taylor, who plays Mufasa in "The Lion King," told "Good Morning America's" Michael Strahan.


"Chicago" will also open on Sept. 14, according to the musical's website. Other shows, including "Six" and "Come From Away," are expected to open in late September.

New York Gov. Andrew CuomoAndrew CuomoPuerto Rico's former governor stages a comeback New York hits 70 percent vaccination goal, lifts COVID-19 restrictions Hundreds of people given expired vaccine doses in Times Square MORE (D) announced last week that Broadway shows would reopen in September at 100 percent capacity.

Productions on The Great White Way shut down in March 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic. More than 95,000 Broadway workers reportedly had to take on other jobs in the past year as COVID-19 dealt a devastating blow to New York's entertainment sector.

Tickets for all the shows that will be raising their curtains in September are currently on sale.