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Based on a novel by Bradford Ropes and the 1933 Warner Bros.

A big…bright…bold dance musical. It’s the ultimate backstage showbiz fairy tale when a stage struck understudy becomes an overnight star. Filled with a hit parade of songs like “Lullaby of Broadway,” “We’re in the Money,” “Shuffle Off to Buffalo” and of course, “42nd Street,” it will leave you tapping your toes, with a smile on your face and a song in your heart. This Tony Award winner for Best Musical is a song and dance extravaganza.

Closing: January 07, 1989

Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

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by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 8, 2023
Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies, and Alternates with the next edition in his monthly residency of AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to be held on Monday, January 23rd at The Green Room 42 at 7pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 6, 2023
THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present the nightclub debut of Blair St. Clair, the drag star, recording artists and vocalist, best known for their appearances on “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 10 and All Stars 5, on Thursday, February 2 at 7:00 PM and Friday, February 3 at 9:30 PM. 
by - Jan 5, 2023
This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 1/5/2023 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2023
BroadwayHD will be bringing the 1999 revival of Cole Porter’s masterpiece to their platform for its exclusive worldwide release on January 15, 2023.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 3, 2023
The American Theater Group (ATG), Somerset County’s professional regional theater company celebrating its 11th season, will present Parade, the Tony Award-winning musical by acclaimed playwright Alfred Uhry (Driving Miss Daisy), which features a rousing and haunting score by Jason Robert Brown (Bridges of Madison County).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2023
The John W. Engeman Theater announced the cast and creative team of DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS. See the full cast, how to purchase tickets, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2023
NYC's favorite fill-in-the-blanks comedy will complete its monthly series on Tuesday, January 17, with the fabulously unorthodox, three-time Tony nominee Mary Testa (Oklahoma!, The Good Fight), the glorious Broadway belter Lavon Fisher-Wilson (Disney's Newsies, Chicago), and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2023
Nico DeJesus, the current dance captain for & Juliet, has been named choreographer for the upcoming Off-Broadway musical Lewberger & The Wizard of Friendship.
by BWW Awards - Jan 27, 2023
The winners have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Nashville Awards, honoring the best in regional productions, touring shows, and more which had their first performance between October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2023
 San Francisco’s 42nd Street Moon has announced the full cast and creative team for Cole Porter’s ANYTHING GOES, which launches the Company’s 2023 Mainstage Season.
by BWW Awards - Jan 26, 2023
The winners have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Indianapolis Awards, honoring the best in regional productions, touring shows, and more which had their first performance between October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 26, 2023
Prospect Theater Company will present the New York premiere of the award-winning new indie-rock musical Lizard Boy, with book, music and lyrics by Justin Huertas and directed by Brandon Ivie.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2023
Edward R. Matthews, CEO of ADAPT Community Network, has announced the honorees for the ADAPT Leadership Awards, which will take place on Thursday, March 9th, 2023, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 25, 2023
Villain: DeBlanks creator, Billy Mitchell, premiers solo show 'I'm Fine' at The Green Room 42 next month.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 25, 2023
The Mac-Haydn Theatre has announced its 2023 season schedule, composing the theatre's 54th summer season.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 25, 2023
Florida Studio Theatre presents the original music revue, Reel Music, celebrating the movies that helped create the soundtrack to the last century.  Featuring classics like “Singin' in the Rain,” “Circle of Life,” and “My Heart Will Go On,” this new Cabaret traces how films—and the music highlighted in them—have evolved over the past one hundred years.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 24, 2023
In addition to its regular Mainstage Season, Way Off Broadway has become known for its special events throughout the year. Notably, its interactive murder mysteries in which the audience gets involved and helps solve the case at hand. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 23, 2023
Theatre Raleigh friends presents a one night only celebration of Tony Award-winner Beth Leavel's long and storied career as one of Broadway's biggest, brightest and belting-est divas!
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 23, 2023
AKUTAGAWA is a stage portrait of Ryunosuke Akutagawa, father of the modern Japanese short novel and best known for In a Grove, the basis of Akira Kurosawa's landmark 1950 film Rashomon.  
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 23, 2023
Zeke Rettman and the Hudson Theatres has announced the return of writer/performer Mitch Hara with a newer and even more outrageous version of his hilarious, heart-wrenching, multiple award-winning signature play, Mutant Olive.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 23, 2023
Construction has halted on the Times Square Theater, which has been under renovation for several years. The project is currently on pause while the broker looks for a tenant.
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 22, 2023
In March, New Conservatory Theatre Center will bring tick, tick... BOOM! to the NCTC stage. From the mind of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Jonathan Larson, the creator of the generation-defining musical Rent, comes a pulse-pounding and profound musical which treads the line between autobiography and artist's battle cry.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 22, 2023
The John W. Engeman Theater's production of DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS opened on Saturday, January 21st and BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities. Performances run through Sunday, March 5, 2023.
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 20, 2023
PRIMARY STAGES has revealed that Artistic Director Andrew Leynse passed on January 20, 2023, following a sudden illness.
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 20, 2023
On February 2 and 3, The Green Room 42 will present the nightclub debut of Blair St. Clair, the drag star, recording artists and vocalist, in 'Legally Blair,' a new show about their life, liberty, and the pursuit of dreaming wide awake. Blair recently checked in with BroadwayWorld to chat all about the new show!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2023
FOOD FOR THOUGHT PRODUCTIONS, now in its 22nd year, continues celebrating the oft-neglected one-act play and theatre at its best with Award-winning actors, writers and directors, with a unique production set for its 2023 Season Opener on January 23rd.
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 19, 2023
Check out photos of the Broadway marquee for Fat Ham, which begins performances on Tuesday, March 21, 2023, and officially opens on Wednesday, April 12, 2023, at the American Airlines Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2023
The First National Tour of AINT TOO PROUD-THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS is welcoming a new Otis Williams, Paul Williams, and additional cast. See how to purchase tickets!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2023
Amas Musical Theatre will celebrate its 54th Anniversary at its annual Gala Benefit Concert, presenting the 2023 “Rosie” Award to Honoree Award-winning actress Sheryl Lee Ralph. See how to purchase tickets!
by BWW Awards - Jan 18, 2023
The winners have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards, honoring the best in regional productions, touring shows, and more which had their first performance between October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022.
by Alan Portner - Jan 18, 2023
Blend two ancient Greek myths, add the climate change crisis, a screed on capitalism, fears surrounding immigration, sprinkle in delightful, original folk music, and stir. The unlikely result is the 2019 eight-time Tony-winning folk opus “Hadestown,” an exceptional piece of musical theater.
by BWW Awards - Jan 18, 2023
The winners have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld [REGION] Awards, honoring the best in regional productions, touring shows, and more which had their first performance between October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2023
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by Drew Eberhard - Jan 15, 2023
The Wolves is a play written by Sarah DeLappe. It premiered off-Broadway in the 2016 season at The Duke at 42nd Street. The play has gone on to receive multiple awards and was a finalist in 2017 for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
by Patrick Honoré - Jan 14, 2023
The fifth edition of '42ème rue fait son show !' celebrates one of Paris's favorite Americans.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2023
Signature Theatre will present the Off-Broadway premiere of Samuel D. Hunter’s 2011 Obie Award-winning dark comedy A Bright New Boise, directed by Oliver Butler. See production dates and how to purchase tickets.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2023
Park Avenue Armory has announced the naming of the institution's presidency position of President and Executive Producer, made possible by a generous donation from Board of Directors Co-Chair Adam R. Flatto.
by Patrick Honoré - Jan 12, 2023
Isabelle Georges' Broadway concert at the Bal Blomet and Oh là là ! at La Nouvelle Eve
by - Jan 12, 2023
This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 1/12/2023 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 11, 2023
Edward R. Matthews, CEO of ADAPT Community Network, has announced that the ADAPT Leadership Awards will take place on Thursday, March 9th, 2023, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. The awards gala will support the important ongoing work of the non-profit organization.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 11, 2023
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Carole Cook, a legendary and critically acclaimed veteran of stage, television and film, has passed at the age of 98, just three days shy of her 99th birthday.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2023
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2023
J2 Spotlight Musical Theater Company has announced the exciting three-musical lineup for its third season. The 2023 season runs April 13 through May 21, 2023 at Theatre Row. Read details about the season and learn how to purchase tickets.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2023
On January 25, 2023, Keaka Productions, LLC and Amir Kishon will present an industry reading of Romeo vs. Juliet, a  play by Ephraim Kishon and adapted by Mikhl Yashinsky.
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 29, 2022
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by - Dec 29, 2022
This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 12/29/2022 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

42nd Street Frequently Asked Questions

What other awards has 42nd Street been nominated for?
Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical (Evening Standard Awards).

What other awards has 42nd Street won?
Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical (Evening Standard Awards).

What awards has 42nd Street been nominated for?
Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical (Evening Standard Awards).

What awards has 42nd Street won?
Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical (Evening Standard Awards).

What productions of 42nd Street have there been?
42nd Street has had 13 productions including Broadway which opened in 1980, Broadway which opened in 1980, US Tour which opened in 1983, US Tour which opened in 1984, West End which opened in 1984, West End which opened in 1991, Broadway which opened in 2001, Broadway which opened in 2001, US Tour which opened in 2002, Pittsburgh, PA (Regional) which opened in 2006, US Tour which opened in 2015, West End which opened in 2017 and Chicago which opened in 2020.

What is the songs are in 42nd Street and what's the order?
Audition
Young and Healthy
Shadow Waltz
Go Into Your Dance
Getting Out of Town
Dames
I Know Now
Sunny Side to Every Situation
About a Quarter to Nine
"Pretty Lady" Overture
Time to Leave Town
Keep Young and Beautiful
You're Getting to Be a Habit with Me
We're in the Money
Lullaby of Broadway
Shuffle Off to Buffalo
42nd Street