There’s always a play or musical to be seen downtown, where Boston’s theater district brings favorite Broadway hits and other classic performances throughout the year. Here’s what’s coming our way this fall and winter.

The Color Purple
Nov 21 – 27, 2017

Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker and a two-time Tony award-winning show, The Color Purple is hitting the Shubert this November. Set in the 1900s in Georgia, it tells the story of a young girl who is befriended by a lounge singer who helps her overcome the many challenges she faces.

Shubert Theatre. Citi Performing Arts Center, 270 Tremont Street, Boston, MA. (866) 348-9738

Elf
Nov. 28 – Dec. 10, 2017

This Christmas comedy that featured Will Ferrell in 2003 has been transformed into a musical for the stage. The show will play at the Wang. Get in the holiday spirit and follow Buddy the Elf on his adventures in the great city of New York.

Wang Theater. 70 Tremont St, Boston, MA. (617) 482-9393

Love Never Dies
Jan. 30 – Feb. 11, 2018

The much-anticipated sequel to the iconic Phantom of the Opera is coming to Boston in January 2018. Playing at the Boston Opera House, find out what happens to Christine and the phantom in this follow-up to one of the most acclaimed musicals in history.

Boston Opera House. 539 Washington Street, Boston, MA. (617) 259-3400

The Wizard of Oz
Jan. 12 – 14, 2018

The classic story that Judy Garland made famous is coming to Beantown this January. Treat yourself to a night out on the town and follow Dorothy, the Tin Man, the Lion, and the Scarecrow on their adventures through the mysterious land of Oz.

Boston Opera House. 539 Washington Street, Boston, MA. (617) 259-3400