A Connecticut Yankee 2001

Opened: February 8, 2001
Closing: February 11, 2001

A Connecticut Yankee - 2001 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

New York City Center
131 West 55th St. (between 6th and 7th Avenues) New York, NY 10019

Adapted from A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain

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Cast Set for World Premiere of SUGAR HILL: THE ELLINGTON/STRAYHORN NUTCRACKER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 16, 2023

The complete cast has been set for the world premiere of Sugar Hill: The Ellington/Strayhorn Nutcracker. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets.

A CONNECTICUT YANKEE Opens On Lakewood Theatre Comnpany's Side Door Stage February 18
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 4, 2022

Lakewood Theatre Company's Lost Treasures Collection continues its 11th season with A Connecticut Yankee. This rarely performed musical created in 1927, revised in 1943 and again in 2001, features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Lorenz Hart, and a book by Herbert Fields. The musical is based on A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain.

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Fall 2020 Virtual Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2020

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced its schedule for fall 2020, offering a variety of free and pay-to-view options for virtual experiences.

VIDEO: Judy Blazer and Steven Sutcliffe Perform 'Thou Swell' From A CONNECTICUT YANKEE in New #EncoresArchives Video
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2020

New York City Center is presenting the #EncoresArchives series! They will be posting daily highlights from their musical theater vault from Encores!, Encores! Off-Center, and Gala productions. The most recent video features Judy Blazer and Steven Sutcliffe singing a?oeThou Swella?? from Encores! A Connecticut Yankee in 2001.

Royal Stratford East's EQUUS Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

English Touring Theatre and Theatre Royal Stratford East today announce the full cast for Ned Bennett's bold new production of Peter Shaffer's critically-acclaimed classic, psychological thriller Equus. Bennett directs Robert Finch (Frank Strang/Horse), Keith Gilmore (Harry Dalton/Nurse/Horse), Ethan Kai (Alan Strang), Syreeta Kumar (Dora Strang/Horse), Norah Lopez Holden (Jill Mason/Horse), Ruth Lass (Hester Salomon/Horse), Ira Mandela Siobhan (Young Horseman/Nugget) and Zubin Varla (Martin Dysart) completes the cast. The production opens at Theatre Royal Stratford East on 21 February, with previews from 15 February and runs until 23 March prior to embarking on a UK tour to Cambridge Arts Theatre, Theatre Royal Bath, Bristol Old Vic, The Lowry, Northern Stage and Yvonne Arnaud Theatre.

Full Cast Announced For English Touring Theatre And Theatre Royal Stratford East's EQUUS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

English Touring Theatre and Theatre Royal Stratford East today announce the full cast for Ned Bennett's bold new production of Peter Shaffer's critically-acclaimed classic, psychological thriller Equus. Bennett directs Robert Finch (Frank Strang/Horse), Keith Gilmore (Harry Dalton/Nurse/Horse), Ethan Kai (Alan Strang), Syreeta Kumar (Dora Strang/Horse), Norah Lopez Holden (Jill Mason/Horse), Ruth Lass (Hester Salomon/Horse), Ira Mandela Siobhan (Young Horseman/Nugget) and Zubin Varla (Martin Dysart) completes the cast. The production opens at Theatre Royal Stratford East on 21 February, with previews from 15 February and runs until 23 March prior to embarking on a UK tour to Cambridge Arts Theatre, Theatre Royal Bath, Bristol Old Vic, The Lowry, Northern Stage and Yvonne Arnaud Theatre.

Full Cast Announced For English Touring Theatre And Theatre Royal Stratford East's EQUUS
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2019

English Touring Theatre and Theatre Royal Stratford East today announce the full cast for Ned Bennett's bold new production of Peter Shaffer's critically-acclaimed classic, psychological thriller Equus. Bennett directs Robert Finch (Frank Strang/Horse), Keith Gilmore (Harry Dalton/Nurse/Horse), Ethan Kai (Alan Strang), Syreeta Kumar (Dora Strang/Horse), Norah Lopez Holden (Jill Mason/Horse), Ruth Lass (Hester Salomon/Horse), Ira Mandela Siobhan (Young Horseman/Nugget) and Zubin Varla (Martin Dysart) completes the cast. The production opens at Theatre Royal Stratford East on 21 February, with previews from 15 February and runs until 23 March prior to embarking on a UK tour to Cambridge Arts Theatre, Theatre Royal Bath, Bristol Old Vic, The Lowry, Northern Stage and Yvonne Arnaud Theatre.

New Titles Coming to Amazon Prime Video and Prime Video Channels October 2018
by Tori Hartshorn - Sep 21, 2018

New Titles Coming to Amazon Prime Video and Prime Video Channels October 2018

THE ROMANOFFS, LORE and More Come to Amazon Prime Video in October
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 17, 2018

October brings four Prime Original series, one Prime Original series special and one Prime Original movie exclusively available for Prime members to stream or download at no additional cost to their membership.

New York Classical Theatre's ROMEO AND JULIET Moves To Rockefeller Park/Battery Park City For 'Take A Seat' Week
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 25, 2018

After a successful run in Central Park, playing to over 4,000 people, performances resume on Wednesday, June 27 in Rockefeller Park/Battery Park City for New York Classical Theatre's critically acclaimed production of Romeo and Juliet, directed by the company's Founding Artistic Director Stephen Burdman. The production will play this week through June 30, before continuing on to The Battery, Carl Schurz Park, and Brooklyn Bridge Park for performances through July 29. There is no ticketing, and all performances are free and open to the public. Performance schedule can be found at newyorkclassical.org.   

New York Classical Theatre Celebrates 19th Anniversary with ROMEO AND JULIET
by A.A. Cristi - May 15, 2018

New York Classical Theatre (Stephen Burdman, Artistic Director), New York City's only all-free professional Off-Broadway theatre company, is pleased to announce a new production of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet to celebrate its 19th Anniversary Season. The production, directed by Mr. Burdman, is the company's first staging of Shakespeare's tale of star-crossed lovers, and will be presented in five New York City parks - Central Park, Rockefeller Park/Battery Park City, The Battery, Carl Schurz Park and Brooklyn Bridge Park - with performances from June 5 through July 29 at 7:00 PM. There is no ticketing, and all performances are free and open to the public. New York Classical Theatre also invites audiences to experience unique behind-the-scenes access to open rehearsals on selected dates for each of the five park stagings. 

Lorna Luft to Play 'Louise' in Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN at The 5th Avenue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

This holiday season Lorna Luft, the beloved performer and daughter of film and television icon Judy Garland, will star as Louise in The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn, which began rehearsals this week.

James Monroe Iglehart, Ben Vereen, Laura Osnes and More Coming Up This Fall at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

This November, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details!

SOUTHERN COMFORT, Musical Tale of Transgender Friends in Rural Georgia, Starts Tonight at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

The Public Theater presents the new musical SOUTHERN COMFORT that tells the true story of a group of transgender friends living life on their own terms in the back hills of rural Georgia. SOUTHERN COMFORT begins previews tonight, February 23 and will run through Sunday, March 27 in The Public's Anspacher Theater, with an official press opening on Monday, March 7. 

Annette O'Toole & Jeff McCarthy to Reprise Roles in The Public's SOUTHERN COMFORT; Full Cast Set
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 17, 2015

he Public Theaterannounced complete casting today for the new musical SOUTHERN COMFORT that tells the true story of a group of transgender friends living life on their own terms in the back hills of rural Georgia.  Directed by Thomas Caruso and based on the film by Kate Davis, SOUTHERN COMFORT features book and lyrics by Dan Collins and music by Julianne Wick Davis, and was conceived for the stage by Robert DuSold and Thomas Caruso. SOUTHERN COMFORT begins previews on Tuesday, February 23 and will run through Sunday, March 27 in The Public's Anspacher Theater, with an official press opening on Monday, March 7. Public Theater Member tickets and single tickets are available now.

Transgender Actor Em Grosland to Lead LOCAL Theater Co's FAITH Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

Running November 20 - December 6, 2015, Boulder-based LOCAL Theater Company presents the World Premiere of James McLindon's dark comedy FAITH at the Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut Street in Boulder.

Transgender Actor Em Grosland to Lead LOCAL Theater Co's FAITH Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Running November 20 - December 6, 2015, Boulder-based LOCAL Theater Company presents the World Premiere of James McLindon's dark comedy FAITH at the Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut Street in Boulder.

Bill Camp, Jim Norton, Tavi Gevinson and More Join Broadway's THE CRUCIBLE; Full Cast, Theater Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Arthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLE will return to Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street) this spring. Bill Camp (as Reverend John Hale), Jim Norton (as Giles Corey), Tavi Gevinson (as Mary Warren), and Jason Butler Harner (as Reverend Samuel Parris) are among those who will join previously announced stars Ben Whishaw (as John Proctor), Sophie Okonedo (as Elizabeth Proctor), Saoirse Ronan (as Abigail Williams), and Ciaran Hinds (as Deputy-Governor Danforth).

East Lynne to Present OUR AMERICAN COUSIN, 3/22
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 2, 2015

One-hundred-and-fifty-years ago, on Good Friday, April 14, 1865, President and Mrs. Lincoln attended 'Our American Cousin' at Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C. During the third act, John Wilkes Booth entered the President's box to fire the fatal shot.

Breaking: Brand-New Production of THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS Coming to Broadway; Rob Ashford to Direct!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

Those foot-stopping aggies, those friendly ladies of the night (and day), Miss Mona, Sherriff Ed Earl Dodd, the side-stepping Governor, and master media manipulator Melvin P. Thorpe will populate Broadway in the brand-new production of the Larry L. King - Pete Masterson - Carol Hall musical The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.

THE WHITE SNAKE, MR. BURNS, THE CRUCIBLE & More Set for Guthrie Theater's 2014-15 Season
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 11, 2014

Guthrie Director Joe Dowling today announced ten mainstage productions in his final season at the helm of the world renowned theater, culminating 20 years of remarkable leadership. The 2014-2015 lineup includes first-time Guthrie productions of plays by A.R. Gurney, Anne Washburn and Sarah Ruhl, three productions directed by Dowling, including a beloved Shakespeare comedy and iconic masterpieces by Arthur Miller and Sean O'Casey, the Guthrie debut of visionary writer and director Mary Zimmerman, as well as an all-American musical slated for summer.

Breaking News: DAMES AT SEA to Set Sail on Broadway in 2014; Directed and Choreographed by Randy Skinner
by Robert Diamond - Aug 20, 2013

Infinity Theatre Company (Anna Roberts Ostroff & Alan Ostroff) and Perry Street Theatricals (Martin Platt & David Elliott) have just announced that the first Broadway production of DAMES AT SEA will set sail on Broadway in 2014. With a book and lyrics by George Haimsohn and Robin Miller, music by Jim Wise, and musical direction byRob Berman (The Pajama Game, Finian's Rainbow), DAMES AT SEA will be directed and choreographed by three time Tony Award nominee Randy Skinner (42nd Street, Irving Berlin's White Christmas). Design team, casting, production dates and Broadway theatre to be announced at a later date.

TIME STANDS STILL Plays North Coast Rep, Now thru 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2013

North Coast Repertory Theatre will present Time Stands Still by Donald Margulies. Directed by David Ellenstein, the show runs tonight, February 23 - March 17, 2013.

TIME STANDS STILL to Play North Coast Rep, 2/23-3/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2013

North Coast Repertory Theatre will present Time Stands Still by Donald Margulies. Directed by David Ellenstein, the show runs in previews February 20 - 22, 2013 and continues for a regular run February 23 - March 17, 2013.

Louis Anderson Among Celebrities Diving into Debut Season of ABC's SPLASH
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 25, 2013

ABC announces the first round of celebrities to join the cast of SPLASH (formerly titled "Celebrity Diving").

A Connecticut Yankee FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Thou Swell
At the Round Table
On a Desert Island with Thee
Ibbidi Bibbidi Sibbidi Sab!
Nothing's Wrong
I Feel at Home with You
The Sandwich Men
Evelyn, What Do You Say?
You're What I Need
I Blush
Someone Should Tell Them
Britain's Own Ambassadors
Morgan Le Fay
I Don't Know How
I Never Thought of That
Here's Martin the Groom
This Is My Night to Howl
To Keep My Love Alive
Ye Lunchtime Follies
Can't You Do a Friend a Favor?
You Always Love the Same Girl
The Camelot Samba
Elaine
I Won't Sing a Song
An Entertainment
A Ladies' Home Companion
My Heart Stood Still
A Connecticut Yankee has had 6 productions including Broadway which opened in 1927, Broadway which opened in 1927, West End which opened in 1929, Broadway which opened in 1943, Broadway which opened in 1943 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2001.

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