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Al Hirschfeld Theatre (New York, NY)
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Based on the screenplay Nights of Cabiria by Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli and Ennio Flaiano

Debuting on Broadway in 1966, Sweet Charity was a collaboration between some of Broadway's most spectacular talents. Cy Coleman's music effortlessly captures the rhythms and sounds, and Dorothy Fields lyrics the vernacular and fascination of the underground scene, in iconic musical numbers such as Big Spender, If My Friends Could See Me Now, and There's Gotta Be Something Better Than This. Neil Simon's razor-sharp script lifts the veil on the exquisite agony of living on the under-side of life. The legendary Bob Fosse directed and choreographed the original production, and was largely responsible for the musical's distinctive and lasting identity.


Review - What Would Sweet Charity Have Done?Review - What Would Sweet Charity Have Done?
by Kristin Salaky - June 29, 2008

Backtrack a little to the night of June 1st (or just click here if you prefer) and remember how I described the scene at the York Theatre's Mufti production of Minnie's Boys when the curtain was held because 21 people were stuck in the theatre's elevator. Well, wouldn't you know, somebody happened to have a video camera with him and recorded the scene from the inside. I'm just a little disappointed that none of these musical theatre fans stuck in an elevator thought of singing, 'I'm The Bravest Individual.' (more...)

Sweet Charity to Play Final Broadway Performance Saturday Evening December 31stSweet Charity to Play Final Broadway Performance Saturday Evening December 31st
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2005

Sweet Charity, starring Tony-nominated Christina Applegate, will play its final Broadway performance at the conclusion of Applegate's scheduled run December 31st at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 W 45th St). (more...)

Mylinda Hull Takes Over Role of Nickie in Sweet CharityMylinda Hull Takes Over Role of Nickie in Sweet Charity
by BWW News Desk - October 27, 2005

MYLINDA HULL will assume the role of Nickie in the hit revival of Sweet Charity at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sweet Surprise At SplashPhoto Flash: Sweet Surprise At Splash
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2005

On Monday, October 17, the boys at Splash got a sweet surprise when Christina Applegate joined the previously announced Denis O'Hare and the men of Sweet Charity!  (more...)

How Sweet It Is: Wayne Knight Extends In 'Charity'How Sweet It Is: Wayne Knight Extends In 'Charity'
by BWW News Desk - October 11, 2005

Wayne Knight will extend his appearance in the role of Herman in the hit revival of Sweet Charity for four additional weeks. Originally slated to leave the production on October 16th, Mr. Knight will continue to delight audiences with his rendition of 'I Love to Cry at Weddings' now through November 13th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Christina Applegate Heads To The AVON Salon and Spa!Photo Flash: Christina Applegate Heads To The AVON Salon and Spa!
by Craig Brockman - September 28, 2005

Sweet Charity herself made an appearance at the AVON Salon and Spa located at Trump Tower on September 28th and BroadwayWorld was there. (more...)

Seinfeld's Newman, Wayne Knight, To Join Sweet Charity September 20 - October 16Seinfeld's Newman, Wayne Knight, To Join Sweet Charity September 20 - October 16
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2005

Wayne Knight will assume the role of Herman in the hit revival of Sweet Charity for four weeks only from September 20 - October 16 at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre. (more...)

Sweet Charity:  They'd Never Believe ItSweet Charity: They'd Never Believe It
by Michael Dale - May 31, 2005

It doesn't need Bob Fosse or Gwen Verdon, but Sweet Charity requires much more than this revival offers (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sweet Charity Opening Night After-PartyPhoto Coverage: Sweet Charity Opening Night After-Party
by Linda Lenzi - May 5, 2005

After the show, the cast and crew of Sweet Charity celebrated their opening night on May 4, 2005 at Guastavino's. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sweet Charity Opening Night Red CarpetPhoto Coverage: Sweet Charity Opening Night Red Carpet
by Walter McBride - May 5, 2005

Sweet Charity opened on Wednesday night, May 4, 2005 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sweet Charity Gypsy Robe CeremonyPhoto Coverage: Sweet Charity Gypsy Robe Ceremony
by Walter McBride - May 5, 2005

For Sweet Charity, the Gypsy Robe, which is given to the cast member with the most Broadway chorus credits was presented to Dylis Croman. (more...)

Photo Coverage: NEXT Magazine Welcomes Sweet CharityPhoto Coverage: NEXT Magazine Welcomes Sweet Charity
by Linda Lenzi - April 27, 2005

NEXT Magazine hosted a part on Monday night, April 26th for the cast of Sweet Charity. (more...)

Sweet Charity Revival Cast Album to Be Released on June 24thSweet Charity Revival Cast Album to Be Released on June 24th
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2005

The revival of Sweet Charity, which opens on May 4th, will receive a cast recording to be produced by DRG and released on June 24th (more...)

Upcoming Christina Applegate and Sweet Charity TV Apperances
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2005

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Photo Preview: Sweet CharityPhoto Preview: Sweet Charity
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2005

Sweet Charity begins previews on April 11, and opens on May 4. (more...)

Sweet Charity's Back On! Show to Open May 4, Previews Begin April 11Sweet Charity's Back On! Show to Open May 4, Previews Begin April 11
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2005

Christina Applegate will assume the title role Monday, April 18th. Charlotte d'Amboise will play previews from April 11th to April 16th. (more...)

Sweet Charity Cancels Broadway EngagementSweet Charity Cancels Broadway Engagement
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2005

The Broadway bound production, announced to begin performances April 4th at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, will play its final performance in Boston on March 27. (more...)

Christina Applegate Sidelined with Broken Foot, d'Amboise to Open Show on BroadwayChristina Applegate Sidelined with Broken Foot, d'Amboise to Open Show on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2005

Charlotte d'Amboise will open the show on Broadway, with Applegate expected to return when healed. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sweet Charity Press PreviewPhoto Coverage: Sweet Charity Press Preview
by Linda Lenzi - January 22, 2005

Members of the press were treated on Wednesday to a glimpse at the upcoming Sweet Charity revival starring Christina Applegate, and Denis O'Hare, click in for the pictures! (more...)