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Busby Berkeley

Date of Death: March 14, 1976 (80)

Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA, USA

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Busby Berkeley STAGE CREDITS

Original Broadway Production, 1928
Douglas Atwell

Busby Berkeley Productions

[Broadway, 1971]
Production Supervisor
[Broadway, 1930]
[Broadway, 1930]
[Broadway, 1929]
[Broadway, 1929]
[Broadway, 1929]
[Broadway, 1929]
[Broadway, 1928]
[Broadway, 1928]
[Broadway, 1928]
[Broadway, 1928]
[Broadway, 1927]
[Broadway, 1926]

Busby Berkeley Movies

Flying High
[ 1931 ] dances created by
Palmy Days
[ 1931 ] dances and ensembles
Night World
[ 1932 ] choreographer
Sky Devils
[ 1932 ] choreographer
The Kid from Spain
[ 1932 ] musical numbers creator and director
Gold Diggers of 1933
[ 1933 ] musical numbers creator and director
Footlight Parade
[ 1933 ] musical numbers creator and director
42nd Street
[ 1933 ] creator
Wonder Bar
[ 1934 ] musical numbers creator and director
Fashions of 1934
[ 1934 ] musical numbers creator and director
[ 1934 ] musical numbers
In Caliente
[ 1935 ] musical numbers creator and director
Gold Diggers of 1937
[ 1936 ] dance director
Varsity Show
[ 1937 ] creator
The Singing Marine
[ 1937 ] musical numbers creator and director
Gold Diggers in Paris
[ 1938 ] dance numbers created and director
Broadway Serenade
[ 1939 ] creator
The Wizard of Oz
[ 1939 ] choreographer
Lady Be Good
[ 1941 ] director
Ziegfeld Girl
[ 1941 ] musical numbers creator and director
The Gang's All Here
[ 1943 ] dance director
Cabin in the Sky
[ 1943 ] director
Romance on the High Seas
[ 1948 ] choreographer
Annie Get Your Gun
[ 1950 ] director
Two Weeks with Love
[ 1950 ] choreographer
Million Dollar Mermaid
[ 1952 ] choreographer
Small Town Girl
[ 1953 ] choreographer
Easy to Love
[ 1953 ] choreographer
The Phynx
[ 1970 ] Busby Berkeley

Busby Berkeley Videos

Busby Berkeley News

George Gershwin's First Musical Rediscovered After Nearly A Century

George Gershwin's long-lost first musical has been unearthed by a Michigan researcher after almost a century.

Review: Musical Theatre West Revisits Classic 42ND STREET in Long Beach

For the most part, MTW's brand-new, admirably plucky 2024 production—now on stage through February 25—succeeds as an entertaining, visually cheerful show, filled with strong performances, a rousingly robust orchestra, and dynamic, zestfully tap-tastic dance numbers. Despite its lack of any real, serious stakes, the show itself is still a fun time.

The SHEID to Present The Broadway Tenors in 'TIS THE SEASON

The Broadway Tenors bring your favorite holiday songs to life in a multi-media concert. Join them on December 5, 2023, at The SHEID in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Get ready for an enchanting evening of entertainment!

Segerstrom Center For The Arts Announces Cast For American Ballet Theatre's THE NUTCRACKER

Segerstrom Center for the Arts announces the cast for American Ballet Theatre's production of The Nutcracker. Get the latest news on ABT's The Nutcracker casting.


Fred Barton and Elena Bennett bring their Song Salon back to Pangea!

Riverside Theatre Presents The Musical Spectacular 42ND STREET

Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell,  Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, and Director of Special Initiatives/CFO Patti Rooney, celebrates its 50th Anniversary season by presenting the musical spectacular, 42nd Street.


What did our critic think of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT at Broadway Palm?

Review: A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL Brings the Holiday Spirit at Civic Theatre

A Christmas Story, the Musical reimagines the 1983 holiday movie masterpiece with boisterous songs and dance that brought new life and excellent vocals to the season. Loving fans, rest easy. Joseph Robinette’s adaption, directed by Emily Rogge Tzucker, brightens iconic scenes and characters and enhances the humor. The lamp, the flag pole, and the turkey-mad Bumpus Hounds are all there.

Review: Holiday Classic WHITE CHRISTMAS Takes the Stage At Shaw Festival

Christmas traditions may come and go, but watching the film WHITE CHRISTMAS has always been an obligatory part of the holiday season for me. And for the past 20 years or so, audiences can experience Irving Berlin's classic  live on stage. The Shaw Festival is presenting their joyous version this year on the Festival stage and the result is pure technicolor heaven.

American Ballet Theatre's Captivating Production Of THE NUTCRACKER Returns To Segerstrom Center For The Arts

Segerstrom Center for the Arts announces the return of SoCal's favorite holiday tradition - American Ballet Theatre's captivating production of The Nutcracker.  Co-presented by the Center and ABT with choreography by ABT Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky, The Nutcracker is the beloved holiday story based on The Nutcracker and the King of Mice written by E.T.A. Hoffmann and set to a magical score by Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky that will be performed live by Pacific Symphony.

SRSQ Announces Tour with Ceremony & Choir Boy

After a performance at this year’s Levitation festival in Austin, Srsq takes off up the East Coast supporting Ceremony in Atlanta, Nashville, Philadelphia, NYC and more. December 2 she joins Choir Boy down the West Coast, performing in Vancouver, Seattle, San Francisco and more. Check out the complete list of tour dates now!

Review: A CHORUS LINE Dazzles and Delights at Theater West End

Nothing lasts forever, but that doesn't stop us from enjoying the moments as they pass into memory. A CHORUS LINE teaches the audience this through a story that is rooted in the classic vein of 'let's put on a show,' but contains a universal message that rings true to anyone with a passion, whose life is better because they did what they love.

Abingdon Theatre Company to Honor David Zippel at 30th Anniversary Gala

Abingdon Theatre Company announced that they will honor Tony Award winner David Zippel (City of Angels, Hercules) with the first annual Legacy Award for Mr. Zippel’s contributions to the theatre community as the company celebrates its 30th anniversary season at a Benefit Gala to be held on Monday, October 24th, 2022 at Edison Ballroom.

Review: 42ND STREET at Music Theatre Wichita, Century II Concert Hall

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!

Review: Georgetown Palace's THE DROWSY CHAPERONE - Flawlessly Entertaining

What a complete joy it was to be so thoroughly entertained by a magnificent production at The Georgetown Palace Theatre’s Springer Stage.

The Criterion Channel to Celebrate 100 Years of Judy Garland

This selection of the beloved MGM films that defined her early career—including collaborations with her frequent costars Mickey Rooney (Girl Crazy) and Gene Kelly (For Me and My Gal, Summer Stock) and director and husband Vincente Minnelli (Meet Me in St. Louis, The Pirate)—celebrates the awe-inspiring artistry of a once-in-a-generation performer.

42ND STREET Complete Recording Will Be Released on April 8

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.

YENTL, HAIRSPRAY LIVE! & More is Coming to BroadwayHD for Women's History Month

 In honor of Women’s History Month, BroadwayHD is celebrating some of Broadway’s iconic female characters with new titles coming to the platform including Yentl from Yentl, Mrs. Lovett from Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and Tracy from Hairspray Live!.

La Noche Temática de TVE estrena LA LA LA: LA HISTORIA DEL MUSICAL

El programa puede verse a la carta en la plataforma PLAY de RTVE.


How many Broadway shows has Busby Berkeley been in?

Busby Berkeley has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Busby Berkeley been in?

Busby Berkeley has not appeared in the West End

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