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Suggestion for a Broadway show you can't see in London

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Suggestion for a Broadway show you can't see in London

We'd like to see a broadway show when we go to new york (not till sept so got a while to decide).

We live in London so have seen several of the big shows like Mamma Mia, Spamalot, Billy Elliot etc.

What we'd really like is a show that's unique to New York, something we wouldn't be able to see in London. Does anyone have any suggestions?

Central Village...
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1. Re: Suggestion for a Broadway show you can't see in London

I sugggest you visit www.broadwaybox.com and peruse the listing of shows currently playing in NYC and see which ones are not on in London............

New York City, New...
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2. Re: Suggestion for a Broadway show you can't see in London

In the Heights--very New York.

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3. Re: Suggestion for a Broadway show you can't see in London

I second In the Heights.

Or West Side Story.

Newport Beach...
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4. Re: Suggestion for a Broadway show you can't see in London

In The Heighrs is by far the best.West side story is another good you will not be disappointed with either one.

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5. Re: Suggestion for a Broadway show you can't see in London

sry In The Heights my eyes are not working lol

NY NY
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6. Re: Suggestion for a Broadway show you can't see in London

Lincoln Center's revival of South Pacific is gorgeous. And Hair is getting lots of buzz!

New York City, New...
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7. Re: Suggestion for a Broadway show you can't see in London

Funny thing: the one show I saw when I was in London years ago was West Side Story! :)

(I enjoyed the British accents on the Sharks and the Jets!)

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8. Re: Suggestion for a Broadway show you can't see in London

We saw West Side Story a couple of weeks ago and whilst it was good it was not fantastic. Be aware that tickets for the best seats are also more expensive than London.

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9. Re: Suggestion for a Broadway show you can't see in London

Yes, I also saw the current WSS in NY and I agree, it's good but not fantastic. I do believe the London WSS (of years ago) was quite better! (British accents and all)

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10. Re: Suggestion for a Broadway show you can't see in London

Another vote for "In the Heights" great singing, dancing and acting!