Applause 1970

Opened: March 30, 1970
Closing: July 27, 1972

Applause - 1970 - Broadway History , Info & More

Palace Theatre (Broadway)
1564 Broadway New York, NY

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

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Other Productions of Applause

1970   Broadway Original Broadway Production
1972   West End London Production
West End
1982   Off-Off-Broadway Equity Library Theatre Revival
1996   Milburn, NJ (Regional) Paper Mill Production
Milburn, NJ (Regional)
1996   US Tour Pre-Broadway Tour
US Tour
2005   Regional (US) Reprise! Concert
Regional (US)
2008   Off-Broadway Encores! Concert

Applause - 1970 Broadway Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
1970 Theatre World Awards Performance Len Cariou
1970 Theatre World Awards Performance Bonnie Franklin
1970 Tony Awards Best Choreography Ron Field
1970 Tony Awards Best Costume Design Ray Aghayan
1970 Tony Awards Best Direction of a Musical Ron Field
1970 Tony Awards Best Lighting Design Tharon Musser
1970 Tony Awards Best Musical Lawrence Kasha
1970 Tony Awards Best Musical Joseph Kipness
1970 Tony Awards Best Musical Lee Adams
1970 Tony Awards Best Musical Charles Strouse
1970 Tony Awards Best Musical Betty Comden
1970 Tony Awards Best Musical Adolph Green
1970 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Brandon Maggart
1970 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Len Cariou
1970 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Bonnie Franklin
1970 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Penny Fuller
1970 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Lauren Bacall