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Applause - 2008 - Off-Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Based on the film All About Eve and the original story by Mary Orr.


New York City Center

About the Theatre
(New York, NY)
131 West 55th St. (between 6th and 7th Avenues)


by Michael Dale - February 9, 2008
In the 1979 revival of Oklahoma!, Christine Ebersole insisted that when it comes to men she 'cain't say no,' and this weekend she's showing City Center audiences that when it comes to performing, the same words apply.  Despite suffering musical theatre's most talked-about flu since Faith Prince played Miss Adelaide in the last revival of Guys and Dolls (Okay, so Miss Adelaide only has a cold, but you get my point.) Ms. Ebersole is nevertheless positively luminous as Margo Channing in the Encores! staged reading of Applause.

Applause Frequently Asked Questions

What is the order of songs in Applause and what's the order?
Backstage Babble
Think How It's Gonna Be
But Alive
The Best Night of My Life
Who's That Girl
Hurry Back
Fasten Your Seat Belts
Welcome to the Theatre
Inner Thoughts
Good Friends
She's No Longer a Gypsy
One of a Kind
One Hallowe'en
Something Greater
It Was Always You
Love Comes First
It's a Hit, It's a Flop
Disco for Margo
Smashing New York Times
Fairfield County
Tell Your Friends
I'm Still Me
God Bless
Nothing Can Get to Me Now
Get Her Away from Me
Loneliest Man in Town
It'll Be Good for Me
She Killed Them!
I Don't Want to Grow Old

What productions of Applause have their been?
Applause has had 8 productions including Broadway which opened in 1970, Broadway which opened in 1970, West End which opened in 1972, Off-Off-Broadway which opened in 1982, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1996, US Tour which opened in 1996, Regional (US) which opened in 2005 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2008.