“Mean Girls” in October, billed as a pre-Broadway stand directed by Casey Nicholaw (“Something Rotten”). This would be the first tryout for a new musical at the National since Idina Menzel headlined “If/Then” in 2013.
“The Piano Guys” briefly in December, a novelty attraction featuring classically trained musicians who create popular YouTube videos
“Les Miserables” in next year’s holiday slot.
“Something Rotten,” the musical comedy about Shakespeare and the world’s first musical comedy, in February 2018.
“Waitress,” the musical based on the 2007 film and with songs by Sara Bareilles, in May 2018.
Also on the flyer: “Hamilton,” playing at the Kennedy Center in 2018. The National and Kennedy Center are pooling their subscribers for that coveted attraction.