A Chorus Line Tour 1976

Ages: 12+
Opened: May 11, 1976
Closing: unknown

A Chorus Line - 1976 - US Tour History , Info & More

Curran Theatre
445 Geary St San Francisco, CA 94102

From a concept by Michael Bennett

A Chorus Line tells the story of a group of 17 performers vying for the chance to dance in a Broadway show. After all the sweat and tears, only eight will be chosen for this opportunity of a lifetime. Winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, A Chorus Line is a timeless show for anyone who has ever dared to dream.

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Beck Center Reveals 2024/25 Season Lineup; WAITRESS, A CHORUS LINE, and More!
by Stephi Wild - May 1, 2024

Beck Center for the Arts has announced its 2024-2025 Professional Theater Season, the 91st season which includes Tony Award Winners, comedies, dramas, musicals, and another collaboration with Baldwin Wallace University Musical Theatre program.   Learn more about the lineup here!

Review: A CHORUS LINE at The Norris Theatre
by Melissa Heckscher - Apr 28, 2024

The Palos Verdes Performing Arts' production of A Chorus Line is everything community theater should be: It makes you realize you don’t need a big Broadway house to get a Broadway experience.

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Review: A CHORUS LINE at Toby's Sings And Dances Its Way Into Your Heart
by Cybele Pomeroy - Feb 4, 2024

A CHORUS LINE at Toby’s in Columbia through March 10th, 2024- Staff are warm and helpful, the atmosphere is welcoming and the production is wonderful. If you’re a fan of musical theater, A CHORUS LINE will resonate. It’s a visual and auditory delight, with complex dance numbers and Marvin Hamlisch’s memorable melodies.

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Wiltshire Creative has announced their Spring 2024 programme. Building on their recent in-house productions at Salisbury Playhouse, which include The Girl on the Train and Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense, Wiltshire Creative's programme for next spring includes three new in-house productions.  

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More than half a century after the Public Theater opened its doors with Hair, Gail Merrifield Papp will speak for the first time about her vivid and fascinating behind-the scenes memoir, Public/Private: My Life with Joe Papp at The Public Theater. The event will be held on Monday, September 18 at 6pm at Joe’s Pub – the Public Theater venue named for Joseph Papp.

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Photos: First Look at MadKap Productions' A CHORUS LINE at Skokie Theatre
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MadKap Productions will present A CHORUS LINE for 16 live performances at the Skokie Theatre, 7924 Lincoln Ave in Downtown Skokie.  Sept 8 – Oct 8, 2023, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm, and Sundays at 2:00 pm, with one Wed. matinee on Sept 20 at 1:30 pm. Check out photos here!

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SpongeBob and his incorrigible optimism have won over generations of fans for over 20 years and have taken the Broadway stage, becoming a highly successful musical with original songs by the likes of David Bowie, Cindy Lauper and Sara Bareilles, among others. Onstage, famous Nickelodeon characters will try to save Bikini Bottom from extinction.

Original A CHORUS LINE Star Pamela Blair Dies at 73
by Team BWW - Jul 23, 2023

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that original 'Val' in A CHORUS LINE, Pamela Blair has died at 73. in Phoenix.

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His remarkable story of served as an inspiring example of healing and hope to many around the world, following the release of “The Eyes of Tammy Faye,” which won actress Jessica Chastain her Academy Award for Best Actress.  Randy Havens of TV's Stranger Things played Pieters. He was also portrayed in Elton John's 'Tammy Faye' musical.

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The Pulitzer Prize Board has just announced that English, by Sanaz Toossi has won the 2023 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Other finalists included: On Sugarland by Aleshea Harris and The Far Country by Lloyd Suh.

Review: A CHORUS LINE At The Phoenix Theatre Company
by Herbert Paine - Apr 10, 2023

The Phoenix Theatre Company's production of A CHORUS LINE, directed by Jeff Whiting runs through May 14th: It's 'not just a handsome production; to date it’s the standout of the current season.'

Review: CHICAGO at The Orpheum Theatre Memphis
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Weston Friendly Society To Present A CHORUS LINE
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 14, 2023

'A Chorus Line' with music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban, and book by James Kirkwood Jr. and Nicholas Dante will be performed at The Weston Friendly Society of the Performing Arts this May. Coming off of a successful run of their production of 'The Sound of Music' back in December, WFS will close out their 137th Season with this 9 time Tony Award Winning classic.

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Photos: Original British Cast Surprises Students at Their Performance of A CHORUS LINE
by Stephi Wild - Feb 13, 2023

The magic of theatre was alive and well on Friday, February 10th, as 9 cast members from the original West End production of A Chorus Line made a surprise appearance at the evening performance. Check out photos here!

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2023

Pasadena Playhouse has announced the cast for Sunday in the Park with George, the first production of the theater’s six-month-long celebration of Stephen Sondheim. See performances dates and how to purchase tickets!

Other Productions of A Chorus Line

1975   Off-Broadway Original Off-Broadway Production
1975   Broadway Broadway Transfer
1976   International Tour
1976   US Tour National Tour
US Tour
1976   West End London Production
West End
1991   Milburn, NJ (Regional) Paper Mill Production
Milburn, NJ (Regional)
2001   Milburn, NJ (Regional) Paper Mill Production
Milburn, NJ (Regional)
2006   Broadway Broadway Revival
2008   US Tour National Tour
US Tour
2010   US Tour NETworks National Tour
US Tour
2013   West End
West End
2014   Regional (US) Connecticut Rep Production
Regional (US)
2016   Los Angeles Hollywood Bowl Production
Los Angeles
2017   St. Louis, MO (Regional) The Muny's Revival Adaptation
St. Louis, MO (Regional)
2018   Off-Broadway Annual New York City Center Gala Presentation
2024   West End
West End

A Chorus Line - 1976 US Tour Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
1976 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Actress - Musical Donna McKechnie
1976 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Actress - Musical Kelly Bishop
1976 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Choreography Michael Bennett
1976 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Director - Musical Michael Bennett
1976 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Music & Lyrics Edward Kleban
1976 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Music & Lyrics Marvin Hamlisch