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Little Joe is killed in a knife fight. His wife Petunia, left behind, prays for his placement in heaven. Little Joe is granted a reprieve by God if he mends his ways.

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017
Due to an overwhelming demand, Berkeley Rep has announced that the world premiere musical of Ain't Too Proud-The Life and Times of The Temptations will extend for two additional weeks. Originally scheduled to close on October 8, the popular musical will now run through Sunday, October 22.
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 1, 2017
Music Sales Corporation, Inc. announces it has acquired the worldwide publishing rights to Vernon Duke's catalog, including the Great American Songbook gems “April in Paris”, “Autumn In New York”, and “Taking a Chance on Love” - the latter from the Broadway musical Cabin in the Sky (1940).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017
Fashion brand Project Gravitas has partnered with Broadway Inspirational Voices to celebrate the launch of their WorkLeisure collection.The campaign photographed 15 female members of the choir - ranging from a size 0 to size 22 - all wearing Project Gravitas' new WorkLeisure dresses. Scroll down for the portrait!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017
To celebrate the centennial of a true American treasure - the one and only Lena Horne - Lagond Music presents Julia Breanetta Simpson in Classy & Sassy for two performances on Saturday, October 28 at 5:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. This special event will be held at The Haven, located at 9 Haven Street in Elmsford, NY.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 30, 2017
The second annual Thespians Go Hollywood event, supporting access and excellence in theatre education programs for underserved schools, takes place November 12 at Rockwell Table & Stage in Los Angeles, California. The event, produced by the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) and the International Thespian Society (ITS), is chaired by Krista Carson Elhai, EdTA board member and president of the California Educational Theatre Association.
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 29, 2017
What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. Highlights this week include:
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2017
To celebrate the centennial of a true American treasure - the one and only Lena Horne - Lagond Music presents Julia Breanetta Simpson in Classy & Sassy for two performances today, October 28 at 5:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. This special event will be held at The Haven, located at 9 Haven Street in Elmsford, NY.
by Julie Musbach - Oct 24, 2018
Porchlight Music Theatre announces the 2018 - 2019 New Faces Sing Broadway series: New Faces Sing Broadway 1964, with host WGN's Paul Lisnek, November 19 and 20; New Faces Sing Broadway 1941, February 26 - 28 and New Faces Sing Broadway NOW, April 29 and 30.
by Julie Musbach - Nov 7, 2018
Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Paradise Square: An American Musical. The world premiere is helmed by acclaimed director Moises Kaufman, with choreography by the legendary Bill T. Jones and a book by Marcus Gardley, Craig Lucas, and Larry Kirwan. Music by Jason Howland and Larry Kirwan, with lyrics by Nathan Tysen, and based on the songs of Stephen Foster. Paradise Square is produced by special arrangement with Garth H. Drabinsky in association with Peter LeDonne and Teatro Proscenium Limited Partnership.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 5, 2018
Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) continues its 2018-19 season with Paula Vogel's "A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration." Elizabeth VanDyke will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from November 29th - December 9th, 2018. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 29, 2018
Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) continues its 2018-19 season with Paula Vogel's "A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration." Elizabeth VanDyke will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from November 29th - December 9th, 2018. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018
Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) continues its 2018-19 season with Paula Vogel's "A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration." Elizabeth VanDyke will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from November 29th - December 9th, 2018. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017
Peak Performances continues its acclaimed 2017-2018 season of works by women with ink, from award-winning choreographer and TED Fellow Camille A. Brown, February 1-4, 2018, at the Alexander Kasser Theater at Montclair State University.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 12, 2018
Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) continues its 2018-19 season with Paula Vogel's "A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration." Elizabeth VanDyke will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from November 29th - December 9th, 2018. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113.
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017
Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Monday, May 8 at 12 Noon, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their world premiere production of BELLA: AN AMERICAN TALL TALE, a new musical with book, music and lyrics by Obie Award winner Kirsten Childs (The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin at Playwrights, Miracle Brothers).
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 4, 2018
He was just like any other audience member (late comer) at the start of a concert searching for his seat. But it was Michael Feinstein walking in from the rear of the hall, microphone in hand and singing with the backing of the Tedd Firth Big Band while locating his place on the stage of The Appel Room.
by Tori Hartshorn - May 23, 2018
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will pay homage to the glittering world of Hollywood musicals with Mad About Musicals!, a special month of programming celebrating timeless movie musicals such as The Wizard of Oz, Singin' in the Rain and Cabaret. TCM is once again partnering with Ball State University and Canvas to offer a free online multimedia course tied to this programming special about the history of the musical genre and its evolution with cultural and technological shifts. Enrollment is open until June 17 and fans can sign up for the course at musicals.tcm.com.
by Julie Musbach - May 1, 2019
Vineyard Theatre announces that Tony Award winner Leslie Odom, Jr. (HAMILTON), Tony Award nominee Sarah Stiles (TOOTSIE), Ngozi Anyanwu (GOOD GRIEF), and Kathryn Erbe ('Law & Order: Criminal Intent'), and DJ Crystal Clear will join the line-up of stars set for the company's 2019 Gala fundraiser celebrating Tony, Olivier, Drama Desk, and Drama League Award nominated artist and Vineyard Board Member, Colman Domingo.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 22, 2019
Two River Theater . announces the complete cast for its production of Oo-Bla-Dee, written by Golden Globe Award winner Regina Taylor (Crowns, I'll Fly Away), featuring original songs by Taylor and Obie Award winning composer Diedre L. Murray (Running Man, Eli's Comin'), directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (August Wilson's Jitney, Lackawanna Blues).
by Julie Musbach - Mar 19, 2019
Theatre Now New York (TNNY) is pleased to announce the official judging panel for SOUND BITES 6.0, the Sixth Annual Festival of 10-Minute Musicals, which is scheduled for Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 7pm at Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 129 West 67th Street, New York, NY 10023. 
by Stephi Wild - Mar 13, 2018
Musicals Tonight!, the brainchild of founder Mel Miller, will take its final bow with their 100th revival and New York Premiere of Calamity Jane. The musical western plays a limited engagement March 13th through March 25th at the Lion Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42 Street). Tickets are $45 and can be purchased through www.telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200 and at the Lion Theatre Box Office.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 11, 2019
Just last night the company of the cult hit Be More Chill, featuring music and lyrics by Joe Iconis, a book by Joe Tracz , direction by Stephen Brackett and choreography by Chase Brock, celebrated opening night on Broadway. 
by Julie Musbach - Jun 3, 2019
This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017
Producers have announced the full cast for iLLA! A Hip Hop Musical at the 2017 Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's National Music Theater Conference (NMTC) this July.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 1, 2017
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (ETC) is pleased to announce the much-anticipated addition to its 2017-2018 Season, which already includes an impressive line up of leading contemporary theatre titles. In addition to the five titles previously announced, ETC will present the regional premiere of Larry Parr's His Eye is on the Sparrow, the powerful, heartbreaking, and uplifting account of the legendary Ethel Waters, who overcame a spirit-breaking childhood and racial injustice to become a legendary jazz and blues singer, Broadway pioneer, and Oscar-nominated actress. Playing April 24-May 19, 2018, this musical biography will feature celebrated local actress and Ensemble Theatre veteran Torie Wiggins in the leading role, singing some of Waters's most famous songs, including 'Stormy Weather,' 'Black and Blue," and 'This Joint is Jumpin'.' Sharing the stage in telling Ms. Waters's remarkable story is pianist Scot Woolley.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 5, 2017
In a compressed 2-week period, THE YARD presents two distinctive, critically acclaimed views - through dance-making of a potent American landscape: Taylor in his lifelong survey of popular cultural sources, Brown in her ongoing deep dive into the complex social reality of black identities of both men, women and girls that reaffirms that 'black dance matters" in depicting lives at risk in a dangerous political environment.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017
The 2016 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award Winner, Camille A. Brown, will bring her evening-length work BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play to the Ted Shawn Theatre this summer, August 9-13.
by Julie Musbach - Jul 25, 2018
Fasten your seat belt, it's going to be a grumpy ride! The Ogunquit Playhouse is proud to produce the U.S. premiere of the new musical-comedy, Grumpy Old Men the Musical on stage from August 8 to September 1 - just in time to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the hit film that starred Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau and Ann-Margret. This hilarious new show was penned by Dan Remmes, with music by Neil Berg and lyrics by Nick Meglin. Director for the Ogunquit production of Grumpy Old Men the Musical is Matt Lenz.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017
Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full casting and creative team for the world premiere of AIN'T TOO PROUD-THE TEMPTATIONS MUSICAL. The musical stage production will be directed by Tony Award winner Des McAnuff. Berkeley Rep presents the show by special arrangement with Ira Pittelman and Tom Hulce (American Idiot, Spring Awakening).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2017
Producers have announced the full cast for iLLA! A Hip Hop Musical at the 2017 Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's National Music Theater Conference (NMTC) this July.
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 8, 2018
For 25 years, New York City Center's Encores! series has been bringing classic American musicals back to life. This is where Chicago, Wonderful Town, and Finian's Rainbow were reborn-but we're just getting started.
by Julie Musbach - Feb 5, 2019
This show, explores the fascinating ways jazz and film have come together to tell stories.The playlist includes "Taking a Chance on Love" from Vernon Duke's Cabin in the Sky, "Let's Face the Music and Dance" from Irving Berlin's Follow the Fleet, "This Time the Dream's on Me," from Harold Arlen's Blues in the Night, and "As Time Goes By," the Herman Hupfeld classic from Casablanca.
by Julie Musbach - Feb 27, 2018
Due to demand, The New Group has announced a three-week extension for Jerry Springer - The Opera, with Matt McGrath appearing as Jerry Springer beginning March 13.  Terrence Mann, currently appearing in the role of Jerry Springer, plays his final performance March 11 due to an existing commitment beyond that date.
by Danielle Gutierrez - Feb 24, 2018
FROZEN had its first preview last night, February 22 at the St. James Theater! Starring Patti Murin and Caissie Levy as beloved Disney heroines Anna and Elsa, the musical is set for a March 22 opening. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by Julie Musbach - Feb 22, 2019
Tony Award Nominee Ann Hampton Callaway salutes songs made famous in films with her newest album release Jazz Goes To The Movies. To celebrate the album, Callaway is on tour across the US. Check out newly announced tour dates below!
by Julie Musbach - Feb 22, 2018
Michael Weber, artistic director of Porchlight Music Theatre, is proud to announce Porchlight Music Theatre's 24th season that includes the 2018 - 2019 Mainstage, Porchlight Revisits and New Faces Sing Broadway seasons. Porchlight's Mainstage and Porchlight Revisits return to the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street.
by Alan Henry - Dec 5, 2018
Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) continues its 2018-19 season with Paula Vogel's 'A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration.' Elizabeth VanDyke will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from November 29th - December 9th, 2018. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113.
by Alan Henry - Dec 4, 2018
Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) continues its 2018-19 season with Paula Vogel's 'A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration.' Elizabeth VanDyke will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from November 29th - December 9th, 2018. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113.
by Julie Musbach - Dec 22, 2017
Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with an exciting series of acts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017
Birdland Jazz Club has announced its January 2018 lineup, featuring An Evening with Monty Alexander - From Kingston to Harlem, Vijay Iyer Sextet, John Pizzarelli, Vincent Herring's The Story of Jazz: 100 Years, David Murray Infinity Quartet, La Tanya Hall and The Andy Milne Trio, Fleurine, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details!
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 14, 2017
The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for The Muny's 2018 centennial season, which opens on June 11 with the first production in the world of Jerome Robbins' Broadway since it's Tony - award winning Broadway and national tour productions.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017
The 2016 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award Winner, Camille A. Brown, will bring her evening-length work BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play to the Ted Shawn Theatre this summer, August 9-13.
by Julie Musbach - Aug 21, 2018
Now entering its 56th season, the New York Youth Symphony (NYYS) is launching a Musical Theater Composition (MTC) program, to be led by newly-appointed director Anna K. Jacobs. In a partnership with the Harlem School of the Arts, this new program aims to diversify the world of musical theater by creating opportunities for young composers to have their compositions workshopped and performed by both peers and professionals.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 14, 2018
Film fans will FALL in love with the new lineup of events and happenings at the Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC), a nonprofit cultural arts center and one of the most successful suburban film houses in the country. JBFC announced today a variety of unique and compelling film series launching and returning this fall. Select film screenings also feature thought-provoking and engaging Q&As with renowned American and international filmmakers, environmentalists, politicians, and more. 
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 5, 2019
This show explores the fascinating ways jazz and film have come together to tell stories.The playlist includes "Taking a Chance on Love" from Vernon Duke's Cabin in the Sky, "Let's Face the Music and Dance" from Irving Berlin's Follow the Fleet, "This Time the Dream's on Me," from Harold Arlen's Blues in the Night, and "As Time Goes By," the Herman Hupfeld classic from Casablanca.
by Julie Musbach - Apr 3, 2019
Last night, Theatre Now New York (TNNY) presented its Sixth Annual Festival of 10-Minute Musicals at Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 129 West 67th Street, New York, NY 10023. SOUND BITES 6.0 grants composers, lyricists, and librettists the unique opportunity to present their work in front of a live audience. This one-night only event, now in its sixth year, showcases 10 new musicals by up-and-coming musical theatre writing teams.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 3, 2018
Fundraising records and gender norms alike were smashed by stars of stage, screen and pop music on April 2, 2018, at this year's inclusive, dynamic and loving Broadway Backwards.
by Julie Musbach - Apr 22, 2019
Tony-nominated, Platinum Award-winning singer-songwriter Ann Hampton Callaway's Jazz Goes To The Movies, her requisite new album, which debuted as #12 on the Billboard Jazz Chart, comes to Feinstein's/54 Below this June 25, 26, 28 & 29 in a BRAND NEW SHOW!
by Julie Musbach - Apr 16, 2019
Vineyard Theatre announces an initial line-up of stars set for the company's 2019 Gala fundraiser celebrating Tony, Olivier, Drama Desk, and Drama League Award nominated artist and Vineyard Board Member, Colman Domingo. The annual benefit Gala will take place on Monday, May 6, 2019, beginning at 6:00pm at Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street).
by Julie Musbach - Apr 11, 2019
Pittsburgh CLO's 2019 Summer Season will be highlighted by stand-out performances from Broadway's best and distinguished stars of film and television, including Jenn Colella, star of Tony-winning Come From Away, Charles Shaughnessy, best known as Maxwell Sheffield on TV's The Nanny and Ace Young of American Idol fame.

Cabin in the Sky Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Cabin in the Sky been nominated for?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Ketty Lester.

What awards has Cabin in the Sky won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Ketty Lester.

What productions of Cabin in the Sky have there been?
Cabin in the Sky has had 7 productions including Broadway which opened in 1940, Broadway which opened in 1940, Los Angeles which opened in 1941, Off-Broadway which opened in 1964, Off-Broadway which opened in 1964, Off-Broadway which opened in 2003 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2016.

What is the songs are in Cabin in the Sky and what's the order?
The General's Song
Pay Heed
Taking a Chance on Love
Cabin in the Sky
Holy Unto the Lord
Dem Bones
Do What You Wanna Do
Fugue
My Old Virginia Home on the Nile
Egyptian Ballet
Love Me Tomorrow
Love Turned the Light Out
Lazy Steps
Boogy Woogy
Honey in the Honeycomb
Savannah
We'll Live All Over Again
It's Not So Good to Be Bad
Little Black Sheep/Song of Invitation
Happiness Is Just a Thing Called Joe
Dat Old Debbil Consequence
Going Up
Shine
Ain't It the Truth
Some Folks Work
Wade in the Water
Make Way
The Man Upstairs
Living It Up
Gospel: Great Day
Not a Care in the World
Things Ain't What They Used to Be