Some Like It Hot Musical in New York, NY

Shubert Theatre225 West 44th StreetNew York, NY 10036
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Some Like It Hot Musical is a tale of two luckless musicians forced to disguise themselves as women to join a traveling all-female jazz band. Broadway’s most nominated show of the season, it’s a modern take on a classic Hollywood comedy film, brought to the stage for an exhilarating big musical comedy of a vastly talented and diverse cast in Shubert Theatre.

up to 2.5 hrs

Good To Know

  • A fresh spin on a classic Hollywood comedy film of the same name written for the 21st-century audience.
  • Performed at the Shubert Theatre for approximately 2.5 hours with a 15-minute intermission.
  • Please arrive at the theater 30 minutes before the show starts.
  • Music and witty lyrics by the Tony-winning songwriting duo Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, and direction and choreography by Casey Nicholaw.
  • Starring J. Harrison Ghee, Christian Borle, Adrianna Hicks, and an immensely talented and diverse cast.
  • No dress code, but a Broadway show is always an opportunity to dress up!
  • Recommended for ages 12 and up, and children below four (4) are not permitted inside.
  • Wheelchair-accessible seating location available, but please note that the theatre is not fully wheelchair-accessible.


from Some Like It Hot
Some Like It Hot is the most nominated show of the season, with 13 Tony Award® nominations, including Best Musical.

Who says they don’t make musical comedies like they used to? Some Like It Hot, the funniest film in Hollywood history, has been reimagined and reborn as Broadway's great big musical comedy.

  • "The joyous Broadway musical people have been praying for!" - NY Observer

  • "Exhilarating, unstoppable, and obviously a hit!" - The New York Times

Set in Chicago when Prohibition has everyone thirsty for a little excitement, Some Like It Hot is the “glorious, big, high-kicking” (Associated Press) story of two musicians forced to flee the Windy City after witnessing a mob hit. With gangsters hot on their heels, they catch a cross-country train for the life-chasing, life-changing trip of a lifetime.

Entertainment Weekly calls Some Like It Hot “a booze-soaked boisterous good time from start to finish, boasting infectious music by Marc Shaiman and lyrics by Shaiman and Scott Wittman, a witty book by Matthew López and Amber Ruffin, and stellar direction and choreography by Casey Nicholaw.”

All aboard Broadway’s great big musical comedy!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Some Like It Hot

Where is Some Like It Hot playing on Broadway?

Broadway Some Like It Hot is performed at the historic Shubert Theatre at 225 West 44th Street, New York, NY.

What is the running time of Some Like It Hot on Broadway?

It runs for approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes, including a 15-minute intermission.

What time should I arrive at the theatre?

For your comfort and the comfort of other guests, please come to the theater 30 minutes before the show starts.

How long has Sam Like It Hot been on Broadway?

Some Like It Hot opened at the Shubert Theatre on Broadway on November 1, 2022, and still performs to this day.

What should I wear to the theater?

There is no dress code but a Broadway musical show is always an opportunity to dress up nicely.

Is it appropriate for children?

The show is recommended for viewers 10 years old and up. Please note that seduction, alcohol and smoking will be present on stage, and children under four (4) years old are not permitted in the theater.

Is the theatre wheelchair-accessible?

Shubert Theatre’s Orchestra area has a designated wheelchair seating location. Please note, however, that the theatre has no elevators/escalators and is not fully wheelchair accessible. The wheelchair-accessible restroom is available at the Broadhurst Theatre, next to the Shubert Theatre.

Can take pictures during the performance?

No, using cameras, recording devices, cell phones, and other electronics are prohibited during the performance except if needed for the viewer’s accessibility.