By The Associated Press
Broadway ticket availability and capsule reviews of shows as of Dec. 28. Unless otherwise noted, tickets are available at the theaters' box offices for the shows listed. Details about how to obtain tickets appear at the end.
"A Little Night Music." Catherine Zeta-Jones and Angela Lansbury star in a revival of the Stephen Sondheim-Hugh Wheeler musical based on the Ingmar Bergman film "Smiles of a Summer Night." Walter Kerr. Telecharge.
"A View From the Bridge." Liev Schreiber and Scarlett Johansson star in a revival of the Arthur Miller play about a Brooklyn longshoreman obsessed with his niece. Now in previews. Opens Jan. 24. Cort. Telecharge.
"Billy Elliot." A young man in Britain's bleak coal country yearns to dance. A musical based on the hit film.Imperial. Telecharge.
"Burn the Floor." An evening of Latin and ballroom dancing featuring performers from around the world. Longacre. Telecharge. Closes Jan. 10.
"Bye Bye Birdie." John Stamos, Gina Gershon and Bill Irwin star in the Roundabout Theatre Company revival of the 1960 musical about a rock 'n' roll idol's induction into the Army and the effect on teenagers in a small Ohio town. Henry Miller's. Telecharge. Closes Jan. 24.
"Chicago." This Kander and Ebb-Bob Fosse creation is Broadway's longest running musical revival. Ambassador. Telecharge.
"Fela!" The life story of Nigerian superstar Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, musician, political activist and self-proclaimed hedonist. A new musical. Eugene O'Neill. Telecharge.
"Finian's Rainbow." A leprechaun, a stolen pot of gold and a feisty Irish heroine. A revival of the classic 1947 musical. St. James. Telecharge.
"God of Carnage." Jimmy Smits, Annie Potts, Christine Lahti and Ken Stott now star in Yasmina Reza's comedy about the volatile meeting of two sets of parents. Bernard B. Jacobs. Telecharge.
"Hair." The Public Theater's Central Park production of the '60s rock musical comes indoors. Al Hirschfeld. Telecharge.
"In the Heights." The off-Broadway musical about Latino residents in an area of upper Manhattan called Washington Heights. Richard Rodgers. Ticketmaster.
"In the Next Room or the vibrator play." Sarah Ruhl's comedy explores sexual reawakening of women in 19th-century America and the freedom it unleashes. Lyceum. Telecharge. Closes Jan. 10.
"Jersey Boys." The musical story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Telecharge. Difficult.
"Mamma Mia!" The London musical sensation featuring the pop songs of ABBA makes it to Broadway. Winter Garden. Telecharge.
"Mary Poppins." The world's most famous nanny comes to the stage after her great success as a P.L. Travers book and a Disney movie. New Amsterdam. Ticketmaster.
"Memphis." An interracial romance set in the 1950s when rhythm and blues crosses into the pop mainstream. Shubert. Telecharge.
"Next to Normal." A family grapples with a mother's emotional problems. Booth. Telecharge.
"Race." James Spader, David Alan Grier, Kerry Washington and Richard Thomas star in a new play written and directed by David Mamet. Ethel Barrymore. Telecharge.
"Ragtime." A revival of the musical based on E.L. Doctorow's epic novel of early 20th-century America. Neil Simon. Ticketmaster.
"Rock of Ages." A jukebox musical that celebrates '80s pop songs. Brooks Atkinson. Ticketmaster.
"South Pacific." A revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical based on one of the short stories in James A. Michener's "Tales of the South Pacific." Vivian Beaumont. Telecharge.
"The 39 Steps." A stage adaptation of Alfred Hitchcock's 1935 movie thriller about a man on the run. Four actors portray more than 150 roles. Helen Hayes. Telecharge. Closes Jan. 10.
"The Lion King." Director Julie Taymor is a modern-day Merlin, creating a stage version of the Disney animated hit. Minskoff. Difficult on weekends.
"The Phantom of the Opera." The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical about a deformed composer who haunts the Paris Opera House. Majestic. Telecharge.
"West Side Story." The Sharks and Jets return to New York in a revival of the classic musical loosely based on "Romeo and Juliet." Palace. Ticketmaster.
"Wicked." An ambitious, wildly popular musical about the witches in "The Wizard of Oz" as young women. Gershwin. Ticketmaster. Difficult.
"Wishful Drinking." Carrie Fisher wrote and stars in this autobiographical solo show detailing the ups and downs of her life in Hollywood. Studio 54. 212-719-1300. Closes Jan. 17.
The Telecharge number is 212-239-6200 unless otherwise indicated. There is a $7 service charge per ticket, plus a handling fee per order that varies from $2.50 to $4 depending on method of delivery.
Ticketmaster is 212-307-4100. There is a $7.25 "convenience" charge per ticket, plus a handling fee per order that varies depending on method of delivery.
All theaters owned by Jujamcyn - the St. James, Martin Beck, Virginia, Eugene O'Neill and the Walter Kerr - have a $2 surcharge per ticket for theater restoration. Shows in Shubert theaters have a "facilities" surcharge of $1.50 per ticket.
Both Telecharge and Ticketmaster will provide information on specific seat locations.
The League of American Theaters and Producers has a special telephone line called the Broadway Line for information on most Broadway shows and how to purchase tickets. Calls must be made on a touch-tone phone. The number is 888-BROADWAY. The line also will provide information on Broadway touring productions.