Big Deal 1986

Opened: April 10, 1986
Closing: June 08, 1986

Big Deal - 1986 - Broadway History , Info & More

Broadway Theatre (Broadway)
1681 Broadway New York, NY

Based on the film Big Deal on Madonna Street by Mario Monicelli

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Saba Films Acquires Worldwide Rights to THE 4:30 MOVIE
by Stephi Wild - Apr 3, 2024

Saban Films announced the acquisition of worldwide rights to the upcoming comedy THE 4:30 MOVIE directed and written by Kevin Smith (Clerks III, Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, Red State). 

The Avalon Theatre Unveils Programming Celebrating Total Solar Eclipse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2024

Join the Avalon Theatre in Union County for a weekend of family-friendly events celebrating the total solar eclipse on April 8th.

Danny DeVito to Narrate MATILDA In Concert at New Jersey Symphony
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 18, 2023

Don't miss New Jersey Symphony's live concert of Matilda with Danny DeVito narrating! Composer David Newman conducts the enchanting score at State Theatre New Jersey.

Interview: Arkansas Concert Producer Dennis Stone Talks About Growing up In the Music Business
by Theresa Bertram - Sep 21, 2023

Sometimes when you travel, the trip is long and boring. There are crying babies, you sit next to someone who snores, and/or you’re lonely. This was not the case with Broadway World’s favorite MC and guest writer Blake Woodson during his recent trip to Denver. Blake had the privilege to sit next to Arkansas Concert Royalty Dennis Stone and decided to seize the moment by getting to know him better.  

Interview: Proud Mom Marilu Henner Ever Excited in Making MUSIC & Remembering MEMORIES
by Gil Kaan - Sep 6, 2023

I had the incredible pleasure of talking to Marilu Henner on her upcoming show at the Write-Off Room Music and Memories on September 23, 2023. She completely wowed me with her uncanny detailed memory of her illustrious career. Marilu is only one of twelve people in the world who has hyperthymesia, or in laymen’s terms: total recall memory. Accompanying Marilu on her one-nighter will be musical director Michael Orland on piano.

Irvine Barclay Theatre Reveals Upcoming Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 1, 2023

Irvine Barclay Theatre has announced more shows for its 2023-24 season. One of the most popular performing arts venues in Orange County, Irvine Barclay Theatre presents renowned artists in a wide range of genres, from jazz, classical, country, Motown, and global music, to comedy, dance, theater, captivating speakers, and more.

Crystal Dickinson, Chaundre Hall-Broomfield & More to Star in COVENANT at Roundabout Underground
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2023

Roundabout Theatre Company has revealed the complete cast for the Roundabout Underground world premiere of Covenant by York Walker, directed by Tiffany Nichole Greene.

Interview: Playwright Jerry Mayer on his Writing Career and New Comedy Jews R 2 Much Fun
by Shari Barrett - May 19, 2023

Jerry Mayer, a nonagenarian from St. Louis has written and/or produced for many classic TV shows and specials. In 1986, his first play, Almost Perfect, debuted at Santa Monica Playhouse which has led to almost a dozen more - so far! I decided to speak with him about his latest comedy, Jews R 2 Much Fun, at the Santa Monica Playhouse as well as his long-running and extremely successful TV writing career.

Lucas Hnath, Trevor Nunn, Noel Coward, and More Set For The Orange Tree Theatre's Upcoming Season
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2023

The Orange Tree (OT) has announced its first full year of programming under new Artistic Director Tom Littler. It features world and European premieres by Zoe Cooper and Lucas Hnath; revivals from Mustapha Matura, Noël Coward and Oliver Goldsmith; directors including Trevor Nunn and Matthew Dunster; and Niamh Cusack headlining the first major London revival of Polly Stenham's breakout hit That Face.

Boston Baroque Sets 23-24 Season Featuring Beethoven's 'Ode to Joy' Symphony No. 9, Handel's 'Messiah' & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 28, 2023

Boston Baroque will celebrate its 50th Year with a season led by founding Music Director Martin Pearlman.

Museum Of Broadway Adds New Artifacts From THE MUSIC MAN, INTO THE WOODS, A STRANGE LOOP, and More
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2023

Beginning today, guests visiting the Museum of Broadway can view several new artifacts from recently-closed Broadway shows. Learn more about what is now on display here!

by Peter Nason - Feb 12, 2023

Reviewer Peter Nason ranks his choices for Burt Bacharach's top 50 tunes.

Which Songs Have Appeared in Multiple Broadway Shows?
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Jan 15, 2023

This month, the reader question was: 'Which Songs Have Appeared in Multiple Broadway Shows?'

A Guide to Broadway Guest Stars on BLUE BLOODS
by Michael Major - Feb 20, 2023

While the series' recurring cast includes Tom Selleck, Bridget Moynahan, Donnie Wahlberg, and more, guest stars have included Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara, Joanna Gleason, Adrienne Warren, Jinkx Monsoon, Norm Lewis, Norbert Leo Butz, and more. Check out a list of Broadway guest stars on Blue Bloods now!

WHY BE AN UPTIGHT ANTI-SEMITE? JEWS R 2 MUCH FUN Comes to Santa Monica Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Dec 1, 2022

Kathy and Stanley are deeply in love. They want to get married. Stanley is Jewish, Kathy's a Catholic. Interfaith marriages happen all the time in America. But Kathy's father Chris considers Stanley's father Marv to be a hated, sworn enemy and has felt this way for many years. Kathy and Stanley's families are to be united in matrimony. In order to prevent Chris' hate from derailing their happiness, they devise a plan. Stanley's family, aided by Kathy's mother Mary, are about to give Chris a very special education. Hilarity ensues. Chris will ultimately have to deal with the question Why Be an Uptight Anti-Semite? Jews R 2 Much Fun.

Review: Excellent Performances Empower A FEW GOOD MEN at La Mirada
by Michael Quintos - Nov 4, 2022

Undeniably compelling but also, at times, comfortably predictable, Aaron Sorkin's A FEW GOOD MEN is, for all intents and purposes, really a showcase for enthralling live acting performances. The McCoy Rigby Entertainment production continues at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts through November 20, 2022.

Full Cast Revealed For New Version Of MASQUERADE Coming To Liverpool's Epstein Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2022

A powerful and poignant tale of love, loss, freedom and friendship among Liverpool's LGBT+ community comes to the city's Epstein Theatre next month.

BlackRock Announces 2022-2023 Season of Performances, Exhibits, and Events
by Stephi Wild - Sep 2, 2022

BlackRock Center for the Arts, providing opportunities to explore, celebrate and engage in the arts, invites you to join us for an anniversary season to ignite your inner joy and love of the arts. To kick off this special 20th year, BlackRock will be celebrating an entire week with an artist reception and gallery opening on September 17, social media previews of the season during the week, and a culminating opening party on September 24, 2022 at 6:00 PM. 

The Entertainment Community Fund Announces Five New Members To Board Of Trustees
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2022

At an annual meeting held on July 26, the Entertainment Community Fund (formerly The Actors Fund), the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, welcomed five new members to its Board of Trustees and reelected Tony Award-winning actor Brian Stokes Mitchell as Chair, his nineteenth term of serving in this role.

New Production of MASQUERADE is Coming to Epstein Theatre This Autumn
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 27, 2022

A brand new production of Masquerade – a play telling a powerful and emotional tale set in an iconic Liverpool gay club in the 1980s – is coming to the city’s Epstein Theatre this Autumn. 

Feature: The 101 GREATEST YACHT ROCK SONGS OF ALL TIME for Your Summer Playlist - featuring Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins, Christopher Cross and Steely Dan
by Peter Nason - Jun 16, 2022

Reviewer Peter Nason counts down the greatest 101 YACHT ROCK HITS for your summertime listening pleasure.

Singer-Songwriter Chris St. John Unveil New Single, 'Hey Siri'
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 3, 2022

On a roll these past months with two international hit singles – “I Called Her Rose” and “A Box For Jewels” – rising high on the Euro Indie Music Chart and World Indie Music Chart, singer-songwriter Chris St. John’s latest track, the uber-infectious “Hey Siri,” perfectly captures the zeitgeist of our techno-crazy modern world, humorously yet pointedly addressing both our addiction to and frustration with Siri, Alexa, Facebook, and Amazon while lamenting the loss of simpler times before the cell phone/social media age. 

Tesla Will Perform at Indian Ranch in July
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2022

Rock and roll legends TESLA to perform at Indian Ranch in Webster, MA on Sunday, July 31, 2022 as part of the Mike's Hard Lemonade Summer Concert Series.

Alabama Shakespeare Festival Presents LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 4, 2022

Alabama Shakespeare Festival to present Little Shop of Horrors, March. 4 - April 3 on the Octagon Stage.


What productions of Big Deal have there been?
Big Deal has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1986 and Broadway which opened in 1986.
What Tony Awards has Big Deal been nominated for?
Big Deal has been nominated for several Tony Awards. It has been nominated for Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical for Bob Fosse, Best Choreography for Bob Fosse, Best Direction of a Musical for Bob Fosse, and Best Direction of a Musical for Bob Fosse.
What Tony Awards has Big Deal won?
Big Deal has won the following Tony Awards: Best Book of a Musical for Bob Fosse, Best Choreography for Bob Fosse, and Best Direction of a Musical for Bob Fosse.