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VIDEO: On This Day, May 9: Remembering Lena HorneVIDEO: On This Day, May 9: Remembering Lena Horne
by Stage Tube - May 9, 2017

Today we remember stage and screen star, singer Lena Horne died who passed away on this day in 2010 at the age of 92. (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, May 4: Baby, Dream Your Dream! The 2005 Revival of SWEET CHARITY Opens on BroadwayVIDEO: On This Day, May 4: Baby, Dream Your Dream! The 2005 Revival of SWEET CHARITY Opens on Broadway
by Stage Tube - May 4, 2017

On this day in 2005, a revival of the classic musical, Sweet Charity opened on Broadway, starring Christina Applegate, who danced the title role just weeks after breaking her ankle during the show's out-of-town tryout. (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day: Broadway Spends SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGEVIDEO: On This Day: Broadway Spends SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE
by Stage Tube - May 2, 2017

Today we celebrate the Stephen Sondheim's Pulitzer Prize winning masterpiece, Sunday in the Park with George, which opened today in 1984 at the Booth Theatre. (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, April 27: The First Revival of Larry Kramer's THE NORMAL HEART Opens on BroadwayVIDEO: On This Day, April 27: The First Revival of Larry Kramer's THE NORMAL HEART Opens on Broadway
by Stage Tube - April 27, 2017

On this day in 2011, Larry Kramer's landmark drama, The Normal Heart, opened on Broadway. (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, April 26: Viola Davis and Denzel Washington Star in the First Broadway Revival of August Wilson's FENCESVIDEO: On This Day, April 26: Viola Davis and Denzel Washington Star in the First Broadway Revival of August Wilson's FENCES
by Stage Tube - April 25, 2017

On this day in 2010, the first Broadway revival of August Wilson's, Fences, opened on Broadway starring Academy Award-winners, Denzel Washington and Viola Davis. (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, April 25: Remembering Bea ArthurVIDEO: On This Day, April 25: Remembering Bea Arthur
by Stage Tube - April 25, 2017

On this day in 2009, stage and Screen star Beatrice (Bea) Arthur passed away at age 86. (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day. April 18- Happy Birthday, Gavin Creel!VIDEO: On This Day. April 18- Happy Birthday, Gavin Creel!
by Stage Tube - April 18, 2017

Today, April 18th, we celebrate the birthday of Broadway favorite, Gavin Creel. (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, April 14: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Opens on BroadwayVIDEO: On This Day, April 14: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Opens on Broadway
by Stage Tube - April 14, 2017

On this day in 2013, Motown the Musical opened at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.  (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, April 13: Happy Birthday, Liz Callaway!VIDEO: On This Day, April 13: Happy Birthday, Liz Callaway!
by Stage Tube - April 13, 2017

Broadway's Liz Callaway recently hit Chicago for a concert series focused around her album 'The Essential Liz Callaway.' Prior to her performances, she made a stop at Chicago Tonight  where she chatted about her career, family, and things she learned along the way. Then she treated audiences with a performance of ANASTASIA's 'Journey to the Past.' Check out the original voice of the animated Anastasia perform the number below! (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, April 12- AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Dances Onto BroadwayVIDEO: On This Day, April 12- AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Dances Onto Broadway
by Stage Tube - April 12, 2017

On this day in 2015. the stage adaptation of the classic film An American in Paris danced its way onto Broadway. (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, April 11; The Heat is On! The Original Production of MISS SAIGON Opens on BroadwayVIDEO: On This Day, April 11; The Heat is On! The Original Production of MISS SAIGON Opens on Broadway
by Stage Tube - April 11, 2017

On this day in 1991, the original Broadway production of Miss Saigon opened, gaining legendary status, critical acclaim, and making a star out of its leading lady, Lea Salonga.  (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, April 10- Ti Voglio Bene! Antonio Banderas Leads A Revival of NINE to BroadwayVIDEO: On This Day, April 10- Ti Voglio Bene! Antonio Banderas Leads A Revival of NINE to Broadway
by Stage Tube - April 10, 2017

Nine is a musical with a book by Arthur Kopit and music and lyrics by Maury Yeston and is based off of Fredrico Fellini's movie 8 1/2. The play tells the story of a highly stressed director living in VenIce Trying to juggle all of the women in his life. (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, April 7- ROCK OF AGES Hits Broadway with Its Best ShotVIDEO: On This Day, April 7- ROCK OF AGES Hits Broadway with Its Best Shot
by Stage Tube - April 7, 2017

On this day in 2009. Rock of Ages enjoyed a heavy metal Broadway opening at the Brooks Atkinson Theater.  (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, April 5- What's New, Buenos Aires? The Broadway Revival of EVITA Opens at the Marquis TheaterVIDEO: On This Day, April 5- What's New, Buenos Aires? The Broadway Revival of EVITA Opens at the Marquis Theater
by Stage Tube - April 5, 2017

On this day in 2012, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's landmark musical EVITA received its first Broadway revival at the Marquis Theatre. It was the first new Broadway production of the seven-time Tony Award-winning musical since it debuted on Broadway over 30 years ago. (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, April 4- The Broadway Babies of FOLLIES Open at the Winter Garden TheaterVIDEO: On This Day, April 4- The Broadway Babies of FOLLIES Open at the Winter Garden Theater
by Stage Tube - April 4, 2017

On this day in 1971, the original production of the musical theatre classic, Follies, opened on Broadway.  (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, March 30- THE LION KING Plays 1,000 Broadway PerformancesVIDEO: On This Day, March 30- THE LION KING Plays 1,000 Broadway Performances
by Stage Tube - March 30, 2017

On this day in 2000, The Lion King,reached its 1,000th performance at the New Amsterdam Theatre. Based on the animated film of the same name,  the show opened on Broadway November 13, 1997 and won the 1998 Tony Award for Best Musical. (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, March 29- NEWSIES Seize the Day on Opening NightVIDEO: On This Day, March 29- NEWSIES Seize the Day on Opening Night
by Stage Tube - March 29, 2017

On this day in 2012, the cult hit film turned stage musical phenomenon, Newsies, based opened on Broadway at the Nederlander Theatre.  (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, March 28: Happy Birthday, Reba McEntire!VIDEO: On This Day, March 28: Happy Birthday, Reba McEntire!
by Stage Tube - March 28, 2017

Today we celebrate the birthday of country superstar Reba McIntire who made her Broadway debut playing the title role in the smash revival of, 'Annie Get Your Gun!' (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, March 24- The 1994 Revival of CAROUSEL Waltzes Onto BroadwayVIDEO: On This Day, March 24- The 1994 Revival of CAROUSEL Waltzes Onto Broadway
by Stage Tube - March 24, 2017

On this day in 1994, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II's Carousel opened at Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theatre. (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, March 23 - Remembering Elizabeth TaylorVIDEO: On This Day, March 23 - Remembering Elizabeth Taylor
by Stage Tube - March 23, 2017

Today we remember Dame Elizabeth Taylor who passed away on this day in 2011 at the age of 79. (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, March 22- The Lord and Master: Happy Birthday Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd WebberVIDEO: On This Day, March 22- The Lord and Master: Happy Birthday Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber
by Stage Tube - March 21, 2017

Two of musical theatre's most talented people, Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber share a birthday - March 22, 2011. Here they are performing together in a rare, join appearance to celebrate the birthday of another legend - Cameron Mackintosh. Enjoy and Happy Birthday! (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, March 21: Kings of Broadway! THE PRODUCERS Begins A Sold-Out Broadway RunVIDEO: On This Day, March 21: Kings of Broadway! THE PRODUCERS Begins A Sold-Out Broadway Run
by Stage Tube - March 21, 2017

On this day in 2000, previews began for Mel Brooks' and Susan Stroman's hotly anticipated musical adaptation of his classic comedy The Producers. Now an obsolete tradition in the age of technology as well a sign of the success to come, on this historic morning, a lengthy line of ticket buyers made its way down the street from the St. James box office, welcoming the buzzy new show to the neighborhood.   (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, March 17- SPAMALOT Begins the Quest of Broadway PreviewsVIDEO: On This Day, March 17- SPAMALOT Begins the Quest of Broadway Previews
by Stage Tube - March 17, 2017

On this day in 2005, Monty Python's SPAMALOT, the smash hit musical lovingly ripped-off from the internationally famous comedy team's most popular motion picture, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, began previews at the Shubert Theater on Broadway. (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, March 16: Remembering Composer and Director, Mitch LeighVIDEO: On This Day, March 16: Remembering Composer and Director, Mitch Leigh
by Stage Tube - March 16, 2017

Today we salute the life and career of Broadway composer, Mitch Leigh, who passed away on this day in 2014 at age 86. (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, March 15 - The Oh So Loverly MY FAIR LADY Opens at the Mark Hellinger TheaterVIDEO: On This Day, March 15 - The Oh So Loverly MY FAIR LADY Opens at the Mark Hellinger Theater
by Stage Tube - March 15, 2017

On this day in 1956, Julie Andrews and Rex Harrison took to the Broadway stage for opening night of a musical retelling of George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion. Under the tutelage of linguist, Henry Higgins, a poor Cockney flower girl is transformed into a woman of society in this Lerner and Loewe musical theatre gem aptly titled, My Fair Lady. (more...)

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