Theatre Information

St. James Theatre (New York, NY)
246 West 44th St.

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Barnum Production Information


Previews:

April 05, 1980 (26 previews)

Opening:

April 30, 1980

Closing:May 16, 1982
# Performances:854
Theatres: St. James Theatre (New York, NY)
4/5/1980 - 5/16/1982

Production Type:Original Production
Production Status:
Run Type:Open Run
Market:Broadway
Intermissions:1
Version:Original Broadway Version
 

 


Other Productions of Barnum


1980   Broadway Original Broadway Production
Broadway
1981   US Tour 1st National Tour
US Tour
1981   West End London Production
West End
1981   US Tour 2nd National Tour
US Tour
1985   West End Return Engagement [West End]
West End
1992   West End London Revival
West End

 


Audio Recordings


1980  Demo Recording
[unreleased]
1980  Original Broadway Cast
1981  Original London Cast
1982  Australian Cast

Show Information

SHOW TYPE: Musical

Score Overview


The following is a list of songs in the show or that have been included in the show in various versions:

Main Program

Overture Chase
There Is a Sucker Born Ev'ry Minute
Thank God I'm Old
The Colors of My Life
One Brick at a Time
Museum Song
I Like Your Style
Bigger Isn't Better
Love Makes Such Fools of Us All
Out There
Come Follow the Band
Black and White
The Prince of Humbug
Join the Circus
Finale

Cut prior to opening

At Least I Tried
Now You See It, Now You Don't
As Good As a Man

Barnum - 1980 Broadway Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Jim Dale
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Choreography
Joe Layton
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Joe Layton
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Music
Cy Coleman
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Musical
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Set Design
David Mitchell
 
The Hewes Awards - 1980 - Scenic Design
David Mitchell
 
Tony Awards - 1980 - Best Book of a Musical
Mark Bramble
 
Tony Awards - 1980 - Best Choreography
Joe Layton
 
Tony Awards - 1980 - Best Costume Design
Theoni V. Aldredge
 
Tony Awards - 1980 - Best Direction of a Musical
Joe Layton
 
Tony Awards - 1980 - Best Lighting Design
Craig Miller
 
Tony Awards - 1980 - Best Musical
Cy Coleman
Lois Rosenfield
Maurice Rosenfield
 
Tony Awards - 1980 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Cy Coleman
Michael Stewart
 
Tony Awards - 1980 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Jim Dale
 
Tony Awards - 1980 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Glenn Close
 
Tony Awards - 1980 - Best Scenic Design
David Mitchell

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