Born Yesterday Revival

Opened: January 29, 1989
Closing: June 11, 1989

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46th Street Theatre
226 W.46th St. New York, NY

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Review Roundup: Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID Live Action Remake Swims Into Theaters
by Michael Major - May 22, 2023

'The Little Mermaid' stars Halle Bailey (Chloe x Halle, 'The Color Purple') as Ariel; Tony Award winner Daveed Diggs ('Hamilton,' 'Snowpiercer') as the voice of Sebastian; Melissa McCarthy ('Bridesmaids') as Ursula; Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric; and more. Find out what critics thought and read The Little Mermaid reviews now!

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Jessie Mueller & More to Honor Chita Rivera at Signature Theatre Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 22, 2023

On April 3, 2023, Virginia’s Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre will honor the theatrical icon Chita Rivera with the company’s twelfth Stephen Sondheim Award. See performers and more!

Kitlyn Productions Presents The World Premiere of ACES!
by Kay Kudukis - Feb 16, 2023

Kitlyn Productions Presents The World Premiere of ACES!, written by Davis Gordon Gilbert, starring Dana Adkins, Denise Carey, Kitty Murray, Christine Tringali Nunes, Denise Strand, and Yo Younger and directed by award-winning actress Judith Chapman ('The Young and the Restless').

THE BEST WE COULD World Premiere to Begin Previews Tomorrow at Manhattan Theatre Club
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2023

Manhattan Theatre Club’s world premiere The Best We Could (a family tragedy), written by Emily Feldman and directed by Daniel Aukin will now begin preview performances on Wednesday, February 8, at New York City Center – Stage I.

Chita Rivera to be Honored With Signature Theatre's 2023 Stephen Sondheim Award
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 24, 2023

On April 3, 2023, Virginia’s Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre will honor the theatrical icon Chita Rivera with the company’s twelfth Stephen Sondheim Award.

Aya Cash, Brian D. Coats & More to Star in THE BEST WE COULD World Premiere at Manhattan Theatre Club
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 4, 2023

The full cast has been announced for Manhattan Theatre Club’s upcoming world premiere, The Best We Could (a family tragedy), written by Emily Feldman and directed by Daniel Aukin. See performance dates, how to purchase tickets and more!

Tony Yazbeck & Chita Rivera to Perform at Berkshire Theatre Group's 2022 Colonial Concert Series Memorial Day Weekend
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

This Memorial Day Weekend, the legendary Tony Award winner Chita Rivera (The Rink, Kiss of the Spider Woman) and the Tony Award nominated song-and-dance man Tony Yazbeck (On the Town) bring Broadway to the Berkshires. 

VIDEO: Sir Kenneth Branagh Talks Embarrassing Stage Moments on GRAHAM NORTON SHOW
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 22, 2022

Sir Kenneth Branagh appeared yesterday on The Graham Norton Show, talking about his performance as Francis of Assisi in which he had to take off his clothes. Much to his dismay, his grandmother was in the audience.

Former Shaw Festival Artistic Director Christopher Newton Passes Away at 85
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2021

The Shaw Festival is mourning the death of Christopher Newton, former artistic director, who died peacefully yesterday morning at the age of 85. Actor, stage manager, playwright, artistic director, Mr. Newton made a momentous impact and life-long contributions to the Canadian theatre landscape and performing arts.

25th Istanbul Theatre Festival to Take Place This October and November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2021

With the slogan “Theatre In These Trying Times”, the 25th edition of the festival has set out to breathe fresh air into both the world of theatre and to theatre lovers with a programme of mostly new productions that look at the world, which is in search of a new normal, through the lens of theatre.

Jon Culshaw, Matthew Kelly, Jemma Redgrave and Adrian Scarborough Star In BARNES' PEOPLE With Original Theatre Company
by Stephi Wild - Jan 25, 2021

Original Theatre Company and Perfectly Normal Productions present the first revival of Barnes' People, a series of four theatrical monologues starring Jon Culshaw, Matthew Kelly, Jemma Redgrave and Adrian Scarborough and directed by Philip Franks and Charlotte Peters. 

Wake Up With BWW 10/2: Audra McDonald, George Salazar, and More Join STICKS & STONES, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 2, 2020

Today's top stories: the online premiere of Sticks and Stones will include Audra McDonald, Javier Muñoz, George Salazar, and more. Plus, 'Like Water For Chocolate' is coming to the stage from with music from La Santa Cecilia, and lyrics by Quiara Alegría Hudes.

Jason Robert Brown, Carolee Carmello, Chita Rivera & More Pay Tribute to Brent Carver
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 7, 2020

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Tony Award winning actor Brent Carver has passed away at age 68. This evening, Carver's Broadway colleagues took to social media to celebrate his life and legacy.

by Peter Nason - May 26, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest scenes in cinema from 1901 to 2020. See if your favorite movie moments made the list!

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest Musical Theatre Characters (1940-2020)
by Peter Nason - Apr 30, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best musical theatre characters from 1940-2020; see if your favorites are on our list of the best characters from Broadway musicals.

Broadway Veteran Danny Aiello Passes Away at 86
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 13, 2019

BroadwayWorld has just learned that stage and screen star Danny Aiello passed away yesterday, December 12, from a 'sudden illness.' He was 86 years old.

Venice Theatre Opens 70th MainStage Season With BORN YESTERDAY
by Stephi Wild - Sep 17, 2019

Born Yesterday opens Venice Theatre's 70th MainStage Season on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. It will keep audiences laughing through Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. Performances are Tuesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets begin at $27 for adults, $17 for college students, and $15 for youth through 12th grade. They are available online at or by calling the box office at 941.488.1115.

Paul Taylor, Legendary Choreographer, Has Died At 88
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 30, 2018

The Paul Taylor Dance Foundation announced the death yesterday of legendary choreographer Paul Taylor in Manhattan on August 29.

Tovah Feldshuh, Rita Rudner, and More Next Month at 54 Below
by Julie Musbach - Jun 29, 2018

Next month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Semyon Bychkov To Return to New York Philharmonic To Conduct Two Programs
by Julie Musbach - Apr 10, 2018

Semyon Bychkov will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct two weeks of programs, including the 50th anniversary of a Philharmonic commission, artist debuts, and symphonic cornerstones. In the first week, Mr. Bychkov will conduct Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto No. 1, with soloist Bertrand Chamayou in his Philharmonic debut; Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5; and Brahms's Tragic Overture, Thursday, May 17, 2018, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, May 18 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, May 19 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, May 22 at 7:30 p.m. 

Meet the Cast of THE ICEMAN COMETH- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 23, 2018

The Iceman Cometh begins previews tonight at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!

Photo Flash: Remembering Jan Maxwell
by Walter McBride - Feb 12, 2018

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, Broadway star Jan Maxwell passed away at 61 years of age after a battle with cancer. The star is survived by her husband, actor/playwright Robert Emmet Lunney, and their son William Maxwell-Lunney.

Audio Documentary on Madeline Kahn Now Available
by Julie Musbach - Dec 3, 2017

Actress Madeline Kahn would have turned 75 on September 29, and to commemorate her jubilee year, award-winning interviewer Valerie Smaldone has producedMadeline Kahn: Her Life Explored. The 30-minute program features an extended interview with Kahn's biographer, William V. Madison (Madeline Kahn: Being the Music, A Life), as well as excerpts from his interviews with directors Mel Brooks and Lee Roy Reams, and with Kahn's most frequent co-star, Robert Klein.

Tennessee Shakespeare Company Stages WAITING FOR GODOT at The Dixon
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 15, 2017

Tennessee Shakespeare Company, now celebrating its Tenth Anniversary Season as the Mid-South's professional, classical theatre and education organization, will stage Samuel Beckett's tragicomedy, Waiting for Godot, at Dixon Gallery & Gardens from December 7-17.

by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

Artistic Director of Print Room at the Coronet Anda Winters has curated a month-long festival representing the theatre's diverse, multi-artform programme and made up almost entirely of UK premieres. Coronet International Festival runs over 35 days and spans theatre, art, circus, dance, poetry and installations from around the globe. Featuring artists from 12 countries, the festival presents a fusion of international art works, crossing borders and genres and defying expectations.


Born Yesterday has had 3 productions including Broadway which opened in 1946, Broadway which opened in 1989 and Broadway which opened in 2011.



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