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Bubbling Brown Sugar - 1976 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

"Bubble took Broadway, London, Berlin and Paris by storm when it made the rounds in the late ‘70s," says Springer noting that the Broadway and London cast albums are still big sellers. He credits the production's music and choreography for its success "back then and its sure-fire appeal now.



"Bubble is a timeless tribute to the likes of Ellington, Blake, Calloway and Holiday and evokes the elegance and excitement of the legendary Cotton Club, Small's Paradise and Savoy Ballroom. It's chock full of show-stopping numbers. Who could ask for anything more?"

History:

Original Production
Run Type:Open Run
Market:Broadway
Previews: February 20, 1976
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Closing:December 31, 1977

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by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Aug 17, 2020
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by A.A. Cristi - Aug 15, 2019
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by James Lindhorst - Apr 9, 2021
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by A.A. Cristi - Apr 9, 2019
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Bubbling Brown Sugar Frequently Asked Questions

What Tony Awards has Bubbling Brown Sugar been nominated for?
Best Musical , Best Choreography for Billy WilsonBest Choreography for Gower Champion and Best Direction of a Musical for Gower Champion .

What Tony Awards has Bubbling Brown Sugar won?
Best Choreography for Billy Wilson Best Choreography for Gower Champion Best Direction of a Musical for Gower Champion .

What other awards has Bubbling Brown Sugar been nominated for?
Performance of the Year in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Charles Augins and Performance of the Year in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Helen Gelzer.

What awards has Bubbling Brown Sugar been nominated for?
Performance of the Year in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Charles Augins and Performance of the Year in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Helen Gelzer.

What songs are in Bubbling Brown Sugar and what's the order?
Harlem '70
Bubbling Brown Sugar
That's What Harlem Is to Me
Harlem Sweet Harlem
Nobody Knows When You're Down and Out
Goin' Back in Time
Moving Uptown
Strolling
I'm Gonna Tell God All My Troubles
His Eye Is on the Sparrow
Sweet Georgia Brown
Honeysuckle Rose
Stormy Monday Blues
Rosetta
Sophisticated Lady
Solitude
C'mon Up to Jive Time
Stompin' at the Savoy
Harlem-Time
Dutch's Song
Brown Gal
Pray for the Lights to Go Out
Harlem Makes Me Feel!
Jim, Jam, Jumpin' Jive
There'll Be Some Changes Made
God Bless the Child
It Don't Mean a Thing
Patter Song
Lonesome Swallow
Crying My Heart Out
I'm Alive
It's All Your Fault
S'posin'
Brown Boy
Moonlight Cocktail
Take the 'A' Train
Nobody
In Honeysuckle Time
I Got It Bad
Memories of You
Ain't Misbehavin'
Love Will Find a Way
Some of These Days
Swing Low Sweet Chariot
St. Louis Blues
Doin' the New Low Down

What is the order of songs in Bubbling Brown Sugar and what's the order?
Harlem '70
Bubbling Brown Sugar
That's What Harlem Is to Me
Harlem Sweet Harlem
Nobody Knows When You're Down and Out
Goin' Back in Time
Moving Uptown
Strolling
I'm Gonna Tell God All My Troubles
His Eye Is on the Sparrow
Sweet Georgia Brown
Honeysuckle Rose
Stormy Monday Blues
Rosetta
Sophisticated Lady
Solitude
C'mon Up to Jive Time
Stompin' at the Savoy
Harlem-Time
Dutch's Song
Brown Gal
Pray for the Lights to Go Out
Harlem Makes Me Feel!
Jim, Jam, Jumpin' Jive
There'll Be Some Changes Made
God Bless the Child
It Don't Mean a Thing
Patter Song
Lonesome Swallow
Crying My Heart Out
I'm Alive
It's All Your Fault
S'posin'
Brown Boy
Moonlight Cocktail
Take the 'A' Train
Nobody
In Honeysuckle Time
I Got It Bad
Memories of You
Ain't Misbehavin'
Love Will Find a Way
Some of These Days
Swing Low Sweet Chariot
St. Louis Blues
Doin' the New Low Down

What productions of Bubbling Brown Sugar have there been?
Bubbling Brown Sugar has had 4 productions including Broadway which opened in 1976, Broadway which opened in 1976, US Tour which opened in 1976 and West End which opened in 1977.