Florida has been assigned to "Fiddler on the Roof" and Ohio is going to hear "Why-oh-why-oh-why-oh, why did I ever leave Ohio" in "Wonderful Town."
Let's assume that the often-toured basics -- "Phantom of the Opera," "Rent," "Chicago" and "The Lion King" -- need no introduction.
Alas, two revivals of powerful political shows -- Stephen Sondheim's "Assassins" and Larry Kramer's Reagan-era AIDS drama, "The Normal Heart" -- closed before they could shake up any late-summer culture wars.
Oddly, "I Am My Own Wife," Doug Wright's Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning play about a German transvestite who outlived the Nazis and Communists in a dress, has been put on vacation for convention week.
Instead, mentalist "Marc Salem's Mind Games on Broadway" will play from Monday through next Sunday (Aug. 30-Sept. 5).at the Lyceum Theatre. (149 W. 45th St., 212-239-6200)
What's still left? Plenty.
You want new musicals? Try "Avenue Q," the cheeky, freshly original, 2004 Tony-winning show that imagines post-graduate puppets with adult problems, trying to find sex and love in the last affordable New York neighborhood. (Golen Theatre, 252 W. 45th St., 212-239-6200)
If you prefer exclusively human talent, there is "The Boy From Oz." Hugh Jackman (yes, the X-Man) makes a breakthrough singing-dancing-acting Broadway debut, turning this paint-by-numbers biography of entertainer Peter Allen into something very special. (Imperial Theatre, 249 W. 45th St., 212-239-6200)
"Movin' Out" is Twyla Tharp's brilliantly original, virtually wordless, dance-driven musical to the all-American songs of Billy Joel.
It follows a bunch of blue-collar Long Island kids as they make it through Vietnam and beyond. (Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226 W. 46th St., 212-307-4100)
Families have taken to "Wicked," the sweet, dark and massively overproduced musical about the girlhood of the Oz witches, before Dorothy and Toto landed, which earned Idina Menzel a Tony. (Gershwin Theatre, 222 W. 52nd St., 212-307-4100)
"The Producers," with book and music by Mel Brooks and direction by Susan Stroman, really is that funny.
Imagine a show that insults women, old people, gays and Jews -- that is, the entire usual theater audience. (St. James Theatre, 246 W. 44th St., 212-239-5800)
"Hairspray" is a faithful, cheerful translation of John Waters' 1988 movie about interracial, intersexual and body-image crises in Baltimore in the turbulent early 1960s. (Neil Simon Theatre, 250 W. 52nd St., 212-307-4100)
While we're talking about Broadway musicals from cult-hit movies, let's not forget "Little Shop of Horrors," the spoofy horror show about a downtown boy named Seymour and his unpredictable plant. (Virginia Theatre, 245 W. 52nd St., 212-239-6200)
You want international drama? Try "Golda's Balcony," in which Tovah Feldshuh does a power house impersonation of Golda Meir in this one-woman show about the joys and tragedies of Israel's first prime minister. (Helen Hayes Theatre, 240 W. 44th St., 212-239-6200)
Despite the chilling subject of a serial pedophile, "Frozen" offers three of the most dazzling performances of the season from Swoosie Kurtz, Brían F. O'Byrne and Laila Robins. (Circle in the Square, 50th St. west of Broadway, 212-239-6200)
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For those willing to wander a bit farther afield, "De La Guarda" is a raucous but mysteriously beautiful favorite of teens and young adults: an hourlong experience in which actors and willing theatergoers fly above the crowd.
Be prepared to stand, and dress as if you plan to get wet. (Daryl Roth Theatre, 20 Union Square 212-239-6200)
People with no fear of flying might also love "Charlie Victor Romeo," a sleeper hit based on black-box transcripts of real aviation crises. (P.S. 122. 150 First Ave. at 9th St., 212-477-5288)
If you're feeing adventurous, "Bug" is an edgy noir thriller, about infestation paranoia and carnal low-life, for starters. (Barrow Street Theatre, 27 Barrow St., at Seventh Avenue South (212-239-6200.)
After all that, if you want to laugh in a theater that laughs at theater, there is always the lovable "Forbidden Broadway: the Summer Shock!", a lampoon of current and classic Broadway that manages to touch both insiders and newcomers -- just like good politics. (Fairbanks Theatre, 432 W. 42nd St., 212-239-6200)