Barnum 1980

Opened: April 30, 1980
Closing: May 16, 1982

Barnum - 1980 - Broadway History , Info & More

St. James Theatre (Broadway)
246 West 44th St. New York, NY

Ladies and gentleman, boys and girls, children of all ages... step right up to The Ritz Theatre for a front row seat and a first rate glance at the jugglers, clowns, trapeze artists and original ring leader of them all... Mr. P.T. Barnum! Written by Mark Bramble, Music by Cy Coleman and Lyrics by Michael Stewart, we're giving a fresh, exciting new look to this classic American Musical. Based on the life of showman P.T. Barnum, this spectacle takes you to a world like you've never seen before! Here lies a rare gem that offers everything from traditional musical theatre to the tantalizing stir of excitement that one can only find waiting underneath the big top!

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Barnum FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

There Is a Sucker Born Ev'ry Minute
Thank God I'm Old
The Colors of My Life
One Brick at a Time
Museum Song
I Like Your Style
Bigger Isn't Better
Love Makes Such Fools of Us All
Out There
Come Follow the Band
Black and White
The Prince of Humbug
Join the Circus
At Least I Tried
Now You See It, Now You Don't
As Good As a Man
Overture Chase
Finale
Barnum has had 7 productions including Broadway which opened in 1980, Broadway which opened in 1980, US Tour which opened in 1981, West End which opened in 1981, US Tour which opened in 1981, West End which opened in 1985 and West End which opened in 1992.
Barnum has been nominated for several Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical for Mark Bramble, Best Choreography for Joe Layton, Best Costume Design for Theoni V. Aldredge, Best Direction of a Musical for Joe Layton, Best Lighting Design for Craig Miller, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Cy Coleman, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Michael Stewart, and Best Scenic Design for David Mitchell.
Barnum has won several Tony Awards, including Best Book of a Musical for Mark Bramble, Best Choreography for Joe Layton, Best Costume Design for Theoni V. Aldredge, Best Direction of a Musical for Joe Layton, Best Lighting Design for Craig Miller, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Cy Coleman, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Michael Stewart, and Best Scenic Design for David Mitchell.
Barnum has been nominated for several awards, including Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Joe Layton, Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Joe Layton, Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Cy Coleman, Outstanding Musical (Drama Desk Awards), Outstanding Set Design (Drama Desk Awards) for David Mitchell, and Scenic Design (The Hewes Awards) for David Mitchell.
Barnum has won several awards, including the following: - Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Joe Layton - Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Joe Layton - Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Cy Coleman - Outstanding Musical (Drama Desk Awards) - Outstanding Set Design (Drama Desk Awards) for David Mitchell - Scenic Design (The Hewes Awards) for David Mitchell

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