On the Twentieth Century Production Information


Previews:

February 09, 1978 (11 previews)

Opening:

February 19, 1978

Closing:March 18, 1979
# Performances:449
Theatres: St. James Theatre (New York, NY)
2/9/1978 - 3/18/1979

St. James Theatre (New York, NY)
2/19/1978 - 3/18/1979

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

 


Other Productions of On the Twentieth Century


1978   Broadway Original Broadway Production
Broadway
1979   US Tour National Tour
US Tour
1980   West End London Production
West End
1985   Off-Off-Broadway Off-Off-Broadway Revival
Off-Off-Broadway
1986   US Tour Touring Revival
US Tour
2005   Broadway Actorsí Fund Concert
Broadway
2015   Broadway Roundabout Theatre Broadway Revival
Broadway

 


Audio Recordings


1978  Original Broadway 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

Stranded Again
Saddle Up the Horse
On the Twentieth Century
I Rise Again
Lily Garland [i]
Indian Maiden's Lament
Veronique
I Have Written a Play
Together
Never
Our Private World
Repent
Mine
I've Got It All
Entr'acte
a.k.a. Life Is Like a Train
Five Zeros
Sextet
She's a Nut
Max Jacobs
Babette
The Legacy
Lily, Oscar

Cut prior to opening

This Is the Day
Grand Central Station
Lucky Lily
a.k.a. How I Envy You
Happy Birthday, Oscar Jaffe
This Biz Is the Lowest Biz There Is
Dear John Ringling
Lily Garland [ii]

On the Twentieth Century - 1978 Broadway Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Olivier Awards - 1980 - Actress of the Year in a Musical
Julia McKenzie
 
Tony Awards - 1978 - Best Book of a Musical
Betty Comden
Adolph Green
 
Tony Awards - 1978 - Best Direction of a Musical
Harold Prince
 
Tony Awards - 1978 - Best Musical
Circle 2
Robert Fryer
Mary Lea Johnson
James Cresson
Martin Richards
Ira Bernstein
 
Tony Awards - 1978 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Betty Comden
Adolph Green
Cy Coleman
 
Tony Awards - 1978 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Kevin Kline
 
Tony Awards - 1978 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
John Cullum
 
Tony Awards - 1978 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Imogene Coca
 
Tony Awards - 1978 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Madeline Kahn
 
Tony Awards - 1978 - Best Scenic Design
Robin Wagner

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