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Max von Essen, Carina-Kay Louchiey, Kate Baldwin and More to Lead 42ND STREET at Good Photo Max von Essen, Carina-Kay Louchiey, Kate Baldwin and More to Lead 42ND STREET at Goodspeed Musicals
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2022

Goodspeed Musicals has announced the cast for the blockbuster tap dancing extravaganza 42nd Street. The toe-tapping crowd-pleaser will run from Sept. 16 – Nov. 6 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. 

New Production of 42nd STREET Will Open at Curve, Leicester Ahead of UK Tour Photo New Production of 42nd STREET Will Open at Curve, Leicester Ahead of UK Tour
by Stephi Wild - Jul 25, 2022

David Ian for Crossroads Live UK and Jonathan Church Theatre Productions present the Curve and Sadler's Wells production of the musical 42nd STREET, opening at Curve, Leicester on Wednesday 17 May 2023, where it will play until Saturday 3 June 2023, followed by a season at Sadler's Wells from Wednesday 7 June 2023 to Sunday 2 July 2023 ahead of a UK tour with touring dates to be announced soon.

Review: 42ND STREET at Music Theatre Wichita, Century II Concert Hall Photo Review: 42ND STREET at Music Theatre Wichita, Century II Concert Hall
by Paula Makar - Jul 4, 2022

After a two year hiatus, Music Theatre Wichita is FINALLY back in the Century II Concert Hall and Wichita Theatregoers couldn’t be happier! There was no better way to celebrate the return than an incredible performance of 42nd Street! I’m sad the show didn’t run another week, and sadder still if you didn’t get to see it. For those who did, it was nothing short of magnificent!

Cast Announced For The Rose Center Theater's Toe-Tapping Summer Musical 42ND STREET Photo Cast Announced For The Rose Center Theater's Toe-Tapping Summer Musical 42ND STREET
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2022

Announcing the cast for the Rose Center Theater's upcoming musical 42nd Street. Broadway's Tony award-winning, glitzy, show-stopping musical, celebrating the magic of show business!

Broadway's Glitziest Musical 42ND STREET To Play At The Rose Center Theater Photo Broadway's Glitziest Musical 42ND STREET To Play At The Rose Center Theater
by A.A. Cristi - May 25, 2022

The Rose Center Theater presents the ultimate show-biz musical celebrating Broadway, Times Square, and the people who make the magic of musical theatre - 42nd Street, July 8 - 24.

42ND STREET Celebrates Its 42nd Anniversary At The Alhambra Photo 42ND STREET Celebrates Its 42nd Anniversary At The Alhambra
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2022

With a little poetic license and some help from one of the show's most famous lines, the Tony Award winning 42nd Street presented by Fleet Landing will open at Jacksonville's iconic Alhambra Theatre & Dining on May 12 for a limited four-week run. The tenth longest-running show in Broadway history is celebrating is 42nd anniversary, having opened on August 25, 1980 at the Winter Garden Theatre. 

42ND STREET Complete Recording Will Be Released on April 8 Photo 42ND STREET Complete Recording Will Be Released on April 8
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2022

Jay commenced the first complete recording of the original version of the musical with the original orchestrations by Philip J. Lang at Abbey Road Studios, London on October 5 1996 and completed it at Clinton Recording Studios, New York on October 19 1996. This will be the first time it is released to the public.

Goodspeed Musicals Announces 2022 Season Photo Goodspeed Musicals Announces 2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2021

In a return to producing full-scale musicals at the iconic Goodspeed Opera House, Goodspeed Musicals has announced four productions for the Tony Award-winning theatre’s 2022 season

UN DĂŤA COMO HOY: 42ND STREET se estrenaba en Broadway Photo UN DĂŤA COMO HOY: 42ND STREET se estrenaba en Broadway
by Nuria Pedret - Aug 25, 2021

El musical alzĂł el telĂłn en el Winter Garden Theatre bajo la direcciĂłn de Gower Champion, y con Jerry Orbach y Tammy Grimmes como protagonistas

Streaming Review: 42ND STREET- The 1933 Movie Shines Bright Photo Streaming Review: 42ND STREET- The 1933 Movie Shines Bright
by Marina Kennedy - May 18, 2020

For those of us who love Broadway, the classic 1933 movie musical, '42nd Street' is a delightful viewing experience. This finely produced black and white film was the predecessor to the hit stage show.

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VIDEO: Get A First Look At Fulton Theatre's 42ND STREET VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Fulton Theatre's 42ND STREET
by Alan Henry - Nov 29, 2018

The historic Fulton Theatre is tapping in the holiday season with a signature Fulton dance extravaganza! The glitz, glamour, and the 'Lullaby of Broadway,' 42nd Street. This classic Broadway Music is bursting with show-stopping number after show-stopping number including memorable Broadway standards such as 'We're In the Money,' 'About a Quarter to Nine,' 'Shuffle Off to Buffalo,' and the title song 'Forty-Second Street'! 42nd Street at the Fulton will excite your senses and energize your spirits for the holidays!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/25/16- 42ND STREET
by Stage Tube - Aug 25, 2016

Today in 1980, 42nd Street opened at the Wintergarden Theatre, where it ran for 3486 performances. 42nd Street is a musical with a book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, lyrics by Al Dubin, and music by Harry Warren. The 1980 Broadway production, directed by an ailing Gower Champion and orchestrated by Philip J. Lang, won the Tony Award for Best Musical and became a long-running hit. Based on the novel by Bradford Ropes and the subsequent 1933 film adaptation, it focuses on the efforts of famed dictatorial Great White Way director Julian Marsh to mount a successful stage production of a musical extravaganza at the height of the Great Depression.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of the New 42ND STREET National Tour!
by TV - On the Road - Sep 25, 2015

TROIKA Entertainment, LLC has announced that the national tour of the quintessential backstage musical comedy classic 42nd STREET has launched on September 22, 2015 at the Capitol Theatre in Salt Lake City, UT. This sparkling new production is directed by co-author Mark Bramble and choreographed by Randy Skinner, the team who staged the 2001 Tony Award winning Best Revival.  Check out a first look at highlights of the tour below!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/25/15- 42ND STREET
by Stage Tube - Aug 25, 2015

Today in 1980, 42nd Street opened at the Wintergarden Theatre, where it ran for 3486 performances. 42nd Street is a musical with a book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, lyrics by Al Dubin, and music by Harry Warren. The 1980 Broadway production, directed by an ailing Gower Champion and orchestrated by Philip J. Lang, won the Tony Award for Best Musical and became a long-running hit. Based on the novel by Bradford Ropes and the subsequent 1933 film adaptation, it focuses on the efforts of famed dictatorial Great White Way director Julian Marsh to mount a successful stage production of a musical extravaganza at the height of the Great Depression.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 8/25- 42ND STREET
by Stage Tube - Aug 25, 2014

Today in 1980, 42nd Street opened at the Wintergarden Theatre, where it ran for 3486 performances. 42nd Street is a musical with a book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, lyrics by Al Dubin, and music by Harry Warren. The 1980 Broadway production, directed by an ailing Gower Champion and orchestrated by Philip J. Lang, won the Tony Award for Best Musical and became a long-running hit. Based on the novel by Bradford Ropes and the subsequent 1933 film adaptation, it focuses on the efforts of famed dictatorial Great White Way director Julian Marsh to mount a successful stage production of a musical extravaganza at the height of the Great Depression.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 8/25- 42ND STREET
by - Aug 25, 2013

Today in 1980, 42nd Street opened at the Wintergarden Theatre, where it ran for 3486 performances. 42nd Street is a musical with a book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, lyrics by Al Dubin, and music by Harry Warren. The 1980 Broadway production, directed by an ailing Gower Champion and orchestrated by Philip J. Lang, won the Tony Award for Best Musical and became a long-running hit. Based on the novel by Bradford Ropes and the subsequent 1933 film adaptation, it focuses on the efforts of famed dictatorial Great White Way director Julian Marsh to mount a successful stage production of a musical extravaganza at the height of the Great Depression.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 8/25- 42ND STREET
by Stage Tube - Aug 25, 2012

Today in 1980, 42nd Street opened at the Wintergarden Theatre, where it ran for 3486 performances. 42nd Street is a musical with a book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, lyrics by Al Dubin, and music by Harry Warren. The 1980 Broadway production, directed by an ailing Gower Champion and orchestrated by Philip J. Lang, won the Tony Award for Best Musical and became a long-running hit. Based on the novel by Bradford Ropes and the subsequent 1933 film adaptation, it focuses on the efforts of famed dictatorial Great White Way director Julian Marsh to mount a successful stage production of a musical extravaganza at the height of the Great Depression.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of Maine State Music Theatre's 42ND STREET
by Stage Tube - Aug 14, 2012

Maine State Music Theatre is in its final production of the season, 42nd Street. The show runs until August 25th; for tickets and showtimes contact the box office at (207) 725- 8769 or visit www.msmt.org. Check out the video preview below!


Bradford Ropes Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Bradford Ropes written?
Bradford Ropes has written 1 shows including 42nd Street (Source Material).