A Chorus Line 1975

Ages: 12+
Opened: July 25, 1975
Closing: April 28, 1990

A Chorus Line - 1975 - Broadway History , Info & More

Shubert Theatre (Broadway)
225 West 44th St. New York, NY

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.

A Chorus Line - 1975 - Broadway Cast

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A Chorus Line FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

I Hope I Get It
I Can Do That
And . . .
At the Ballet
Sing!
Hello Twelve, Hello Thirteen, Hello Love
Nothing
Dance: Ten; Looks: Three
The Music and the Mirror
One
The Tap Combination
What I Did for Love
Resume
Goodbye Twelve, Goodbye Thirteen, Hello Love
Inside the Music
Confidence
Joanne
Surprise, Surprise
Let Me Dance for You
Mother
Gimme the Ball
A Chorus Line has had 18 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1975, Off-Broadway which opened in 1975, Broadway which opened in 1975, Broadway which opened in 1975, which opened in 1976, US Tour which opened in 1976, West End which opened in 1976, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1991, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 2001, Broadway which opened in 2006, Broadway which opened in 2006, US Tour which opened in 2008, US Tour which opened in 2010, West End which opened in 2013, Regional (US) which opened in 2014, Los Angeles which opened in 2016, St. Louis, MO (Regional) which opened in 2017 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2018.
A Chorus Line has been nominated for several Tony Awards. These include Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical (James Kirkwood and Nelle Nugent), Best Choreography (Michael Bennett and Bob Avian), Best Costume Design (Theoni V. Aldredge), Best Direction of a Musical (Michael Bennett), Best Lighting Design (Tharon Musser), and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Marvin Hamlisch).
A Chorus Line has won several Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical (James Kirkwood and Nelle Nugent), Best Choreography (Michael Bennett and Bob Avian), Best Costume Design (Theoni V. Aldredge), Best Direction of a Musical (Michael Bennett), Best Lighting Design (Tharon Musser), and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Marvin Hamlisch).
A Chorus Line has been nominated for several prestigious awards. It was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, with Michael Bennett being recognized for his outstanding contribution. Additionally, the show received a nomination for Scenic Design at the Hewes Awards, with Robin Wagner being acknowledged for his work in this category. These nominations highlight the exceptional talent and creativity that went into the production of A Chorus Line.
A Chorus Line has won several awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Michael Bennett and the Scenic Design award (The Hewes Awards) for Robin Wagner.

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