The Boy From Oz Production Information


September 16, 2003 (32 previews)


October 16, 2003

Closing:September 12, 2004
# Performances:364
Theatres: Imperial Theatre (New York, NY)
9/16/2003 - 9/12/2004

Production Type:Original Production
Production Status:
Run Type:Open Run
Running Time:Two hours and 30 minutes with one intermission
Version:Broadway Version


Other Productions of The Boy From Oz

1998   Australia World Premiere
2002   New York Workshop
New York
2003   Broadway Original Broadway Production
2006   Australia Australian Tour


Audio Recordings

1998  Australian Cast
2003  Original Broadway Cast

Show Information

SHOW TYPE: Musical


  • The Boy from Oz: The Arena Musical (Australian revival title)

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

The Lives of Me
When I Get My Name in Lights
Love Crazy
Waltzing Matilda
All I Wanted Was the Dream
Only an Older Woman
Best That You Can Do
a.k.a. Arthur's Theme
Don't Wish Too Hard
a.k.a. Don't Wish
Come Save Me
Continental American
She Loves to Hear the Music
Quiet Please, There's a Lady on Stage
I'd Rather Leave While I'm in Love
Not the Boy Next Door
If You Were Wondering
Sure Thing Baby
Everything Old Is New Again
a.k.a. When Everything Old Is New Again
Love Don't Need a Reason
I Honestly Love You
You and Me
I Still Call Australia Home
Don't Cry Out Loud
Once Before I Go
I Go to Rio

Cut prior to Broadway

Pretty Keen Teen
Don't Wish
a.k.a. Don't Wish Too Hard
Taught by Experts
a.k.a. I've Been Taught by Experts
Tenterfield Saddler


(winners are in red)

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2005 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Hugh Jackman
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Broadway Musical
Theatre World Awards - 2004 - Performance
Hugh Jackman
Isabel Keating
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Actor (Musical)
Hugh Jackman
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Book (Musical)
Martin Sherman
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Musical
Ben Gannon
Robert Fox
Tony Awards - 2004 - Book of a Musical
Nick Enright
Tony Awards - 2004 - Featured Actress in a Musical
Beth Fowler
Isabel Keating
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Actor - Musical
Hugh Jackman
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical
Mitchel David Federan
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical
Isabel Keating


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