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Cabin in the Sky

Opened: October 21, 2003
Closing: November 09, 2003

Cabin in the Sky - 2003 - Off-Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Sol Goldman 14th Street YMHA
344 E. 14th Street (between First and Second Avenue) New York, NY

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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FreeFall Theatre Reveals 2023/2024 Season by Stephi Wild - May 15, 2023

Subscriptions and single tickets are now on sale for freeFall's 2023/2024 season. Learn more about the lineup here!

Robin De Jesús, Patti Murin, and More Will Lead LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at The Muny by Stephi Wild - May 8, 2023

The Muny has announced that three-time Tony nominated actor Robin De Jesús, Patti Murin, Michael McGrath, Ryan Vasquez and Nicholas Ward will star in the comedy to die for, Little Shop of Horrors, July 25-31, 2023.

23 Theater Books for Your Spring 2023 Reading List by Team BWW - Apr 2, 2023

Need a great book  to spring into the new season? This spring, Broadway's best have put pen to paper to turn out theatre page-turners of every kind. From theatre biographies to theatre fiction; theatre books for kids to theatre history; check out our collection of 23 new Broadway books for every theatre lover's spring reading list.

Kristolyn Lloyd Will Lead MILLENNIALS ARE KILLING MUSICALS Developmental Production by Nicole Rosky - Mar 20, 2023

The production, to be directed by Ciara Renée (Waitress, Frozen), will play a limited engagement from May 7-28, 2023, at Theatre 71 at the Church of the Blessed Sacrament.

Meet the Cast of CAMELOT, Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight! by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2023

Lerner & Loewe's Camelot begins previews on Broadway tonight, March 9. The musical will officially open on Thursday, April 13, 2023, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. Meet the cast of Camelot here!

Review: MAKE THEM HEAR YOU Makes A Welcome Return To 54 Below by Stephen Mosher - Feb 27, 2023

It's art, it's activism, and it's amazing.

James Monroe Iglehart to Star in Broadway-Aimed A WONDERFUL WORLD in New Orleans & Chicago by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 24, 2023

A Wonderful World, A New Musical about the Life and Loves of Louis Armstrong will premiere in New Orleans and Chicago this fall, with Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart starring as Armstrong. See additional details, and how to purchase tickets!

SHE'S GOT HARLEM ON HER MIND, 3 One-Acts by Eulalie Spence, to be Presented at Metropolitan Playhouse by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2023

The Obie Award-winning Metropolitan Playhouse, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary, will present She’s Got Harlem on Her Mind, an evening of three short plays by influential Harlem Renaissance writer Eulalie Spence (1894–1981).

Kristolyn Lloyd Joins 1776 as John Adams Beginning Tonight by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2022

Kristolyn Lloyd (Dear Evan Hansen) is joining Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of 1776 as “John Adams,” directed by Jeffrey L. Page and Diane Paulus, and co-produced with the American Repertory Theater (ART), beginning tonight, October 25.

Nederlander Organization Will Unveil The Lena Horne Theatre November 1 by Stephi Wild - Oct 19, 2022

The Nederlander Organization will officially rename the Brooks Atkinson Theatre as the Lena Horne Theatre  on Tuesday, November 1, in honor of the iconic entertainer and civil rights activist, becoming the first Broadway theatre to be named for a Black woman.

New Musical Project THE TEN Currently in Development for Broadway - Listen to a Demo Track Now by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 17, 2022

Producers Ken Davenport and Primary Wave Music announced the development of The Ten, a new musical project inspired by the power and spiritual energy of gospel, featuring music that also draws from hip-hop, bluegrass, R&B, soul, and the blues.

Kristolyn Lloyd to Join the Cast of 1776 as 'John Adams' in Late October by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2022

Beginning Tuesday, October 25, Kristolyn Lloyd (Dear Evan Hansen) will lead the cast of Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of 1776 as 'John Adams.' 1776 begins preview performances on Friday, September 16, 2022 and opens officially on Thursday, October 6, 2022.

Dancer and Choreographer Darius Barnes Passes Away At Age 34 by A.A. Cristi - Jul 29, 2022

Director, choreographer, dancer and performing artist, Darius Barnes has passed away at the age of 34.

Joe Iconis, New Musicals, Lorna Luft, Andy Mientus And More Announced at Feinstein's/54 Below by Grace Cutler - Jul 9, 2022

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Casts Announced for B.R.O.K.E.N CODE B.I.R.D SWITCHING World Premiere & More Berkshire Theatre Group by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022

Berkshire Theatre Group and Kate Maguire have announced casting for shows in BTG’s Early Summer 2022 Season. The full season will feature B.R.O.K.E.N code B.I.R.D switching, a world premiere play and recipient of an NEA Grants for Arts Projects Award and more.

VIDEO: Tony Nominee Ruben Santiago-Hudson Opens Up About Making History with LACKAWANNA BLUES by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2022

Ruben Santiago-Hudson is Broadway's jack of all trades this season. Not only did he direct MTC's Tony-nominated Skeleton Crew, but he wrote, directed and starred in Lackwanna Blues- the latter of which earned him a Tony nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play.

Photos: Inside Look at TheatreWorks' Production of RAGTIME by Marissa Tomeo - Jun 4, 2022

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 51st season with the hit musical Ragtime. This sweeping and stirring musical masterpiece paints a portrait of America at the dawn of the twentieth century, interweaving the lives of three families—an African American family, a Jewish Immigrant family, and a wealthy white family—finding their places and pursuing the American Dream in a rapidly changing world. Featuring a Tony Award-winning book by Pulitzer Prize finalist Terrence McNally (Master Class, Kiss of the Spider Woman, The Rink) and a Tony Award-winning score by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens (Once on This Island, Anastasia, Seussical The Musical), this musical is based on E. L. Doctorow’s best-selling novel of the same name. Ragtime will be presented June 1-26, 2022 (press opening: June 4) at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. For tickets (starting at $30) and more information the public may visit TheatreWorks.org or call (877)-662-8978.

Christine Dwyer to Star as Mother in RAGTIME at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

This sweeping and stirring musical masterpiece paints a portrait of America at the dawn of the twentieth century, interweaving the lives of three families—an African American family, a Jewish Immigrant family, and a wealthy white family—finding their places and pursuing the American Dream in a rapidly changing world.

One-Week Extension Announced for Dominique Morisseau's CONFEDERATES by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

Signature Theatre has extended the New York premiere of Dominique Morisseau’s Confederates, directed by Stori Ayers to April 24. The production, running in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 W. 42nd Street, New York), opened March 27.

New York City Opera to Present Weill & Brecht's THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS & MAHOGONNY SONGSPIEL by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 18, 2022

New York City Opera will present Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's thrilling double bill, The Seven Deadly Sins & Mahagonny Songspiel, for the first time ever told as one story, a tragic fable for today.

George Salazar and Joe Iconis, Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss & More This Month at Feinstein's/54 Below by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2022

This month, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

ANGEL OF ARKANSAS to Premiere at Notoriety Live by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 24, 2022

“Angel of Arkansas,” a new show by Richard Oberacker and Robert Taylor, creators of Broadway’s Tony Award-winning musical “Bandstand,” will receive a premiere concert-style presentation at Notoriety Live in the 175-seat Renkus-Heinz Theatre on Sunday, Jan. 30, at 2 p.m. 

Meet the Cast of THE MUSIC MAN; Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight! by Stephi Wild - Dec 20, 2021

The Music Man officially begins previews tonight on Broadway! Meet the cast bringing the iconic musical back to the stage!

Kristolyn Lloyd Joins the Cast of FAIRYCAKES Off-Broadway by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2021

As Douglas Carter Beane’s new comedy begins rehearsals today, Producer Thomas Laub announced that Kristolyn Lloyd has joined the cast of Douglas Carter Beane’s comedy Fairycakes as Peaseblossom replacing Alfie Fuller who has departed due to scheduling conflicts.

Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Phylicia Rashad, and More Set For LIVE AT THE LORTEL by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2021

This upcoming season, Live at The Lortel looks at the intersection between art and activism. We honor the work of theater artists who boldly use their public platform for philanthropy, to advance the state of theater, and to support the issues that they are passionate about. We look to explore how an artist's passion for activism and philanthropy influences their artistry on the stage.

Kate Rockwell, J. Harrison Ghee, Natascia Diaz, Emily Skinner, Kendra Kassenbaum and More Will Lead The Muny's 2021 Summer Season by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2021

After what will be a 23-month intermission, The Muny's 103rd season will open with the Muny premiere of Smokey Joe's Cafe, followed by The Sound of Music, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, On Your Feet! and Chicago.

BLACK BROADWAY: AFRICAN AMERICANS ON THE GREAT WHITE WAY Is Now Available as A Kindle Version by Nicole Rosky - Feb 2, 2021

There is much work to be done for the equity of Blacks in theater and when Broadway reopens, hopefully, it will be a new and truly inclusive Black Broadway. The book, Black Broadway: African Americans on the Great White Way, is a thorough examination of the history of the Black contribution to Broadway. The publishers of Black Broadway, Square One Publishing, have released a Kindle version and in honor of Black History Month, the ebook is available for $1.99 for the month of February. 

VIDEO: Melissa Errico and Lara Downes Release Special Single of 'Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe' Today by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 22, 2021

Tony Award-nominee Melissa Errico and Billboard Chart-topping pianist Lara Downes have come together to collaborate on a new recording of the Harold Arlen/Yip Harburg classic: “Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe.”

York Theatre Company Presents TAKING A CHANCE ON LOVE Panel With Donna English, Eddie Korbich, Jerry Dixon & Terry Burrell by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2020

York's show (and tell!) virtual cast reunion series continues tonight, October 19th at 7pm with Taking a Chance on Love. The event will feature Erik Haagensen (deviser), Jeff Smith (music director/arranger), Joe McConnell (casting director), and cast members Terry Burrell, Jerry Dixon, Donna English, and Eddie Korbich

Wake Up With BWW 10/14: INTIMATE APPAREL And FLYING OVER SUNSET Set Fall Return, and More! by Stephi Wild - Oct 14, 2020

Today's top stories: Lincoln Center sets a fall return for Flying Over Sunset and Intimate Apparel, first look at First Date with Samantha Barks & Simon Lipkin, and more!

VIDEO: Melissa Errico and Lara Downes Perform 'Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe' for Broadway for Biden by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2020

BroadwayWorld is premiering a timely new song/music video that's a part of the efforts of Broadway for Biden. 'Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe', from the 1943 Harold Arlen/Yip Harburg musical Cabin In the Sky, is performed by Tony Award-nominee Melissa Errico and Billboard Chart-topping pianist Lara Downes.

Ruben Santiago-Hudson Joins Manhattan Theatre Club as Artistic Advisor by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2020

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced that Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson will join Manhattan Theatre Club as Artistic Advisor. Santiago-Hudson will work closely with Lynne Meadow and the MTC artistic staff on planning and programming.

BWW Flashback: Remembering Armelia McQueen by Nicole Rosky - Oct 5, 2020

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, actress Armelia McQueen passed away at the age of 68. We're remembering the star with some of her past performances on stage and television appearances.

AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Star Armelia McQueen Dies at 68 by Robert Diamond - Oct 4, 2020

BroadwayWorld is sad to report that actress Armelia McQueen has died at 68.

Manhattan Theatre Club to Host Livestream With Ruben Santiago-Hudson by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 15, 2020

On May 21st at 5pm, Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson will talk with Manhattan Theatre Club Director of Artistic Producing Steve Kaus about his approach to directing MTC's 2017 Broadway premiere of August Wilson's Jitney. During this exclusive conversation, Santiago-Hudson will show footage from the Tony-Award-winning production.

VIDEO: Chuck Cooper Performs 'Do What You Wanna Do' in CABIN IN THE SKY at City Center by A.A. Cristi - May 7, 2020

The most recent video features Chuck Cooper the company of the 2016 production of Cabin in the Sky performing, 'Do What You Wanna Do'⁣

VIDEO: LaChanze is 'Taking A Chance On Love' in New #EncoresArchives! by A.A. Cristi - Apr 16, 2020

New York City Center is presenting the #EncoresArchives series! They will be posting daily highlights from their musical theater vault from Encores!, Encores! Off-Center, and Gala productions.

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Marva Hicks by Elliot Lanes - Feb 7, 2020

Today's subject Marva Hicks is currently living her theatre life onstage at Signature Theatre in the World Premiere Musical Gun & Powder. The production runs through February 23rd in Signature's MAX Theatre space. You'll be able to see my review of the show on Broadway World soon. Trust me it will be worth the wait.

Meet The Cast of MCP's JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT! by Linnae Medeiros - Jan 28, 2020

As BroadwayWorld previously announced, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's classic musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is returning to New York in a special concert presentation from Manhattan Concert Productions on February 17th at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall! In celebration of the highly-anticipated production, we're giving you a guide to the star-studded cast, including Noah Galvin, Alex Newell, Jessica Vosk, Andy Karl, and so many more!

Barry Edelstein to Chat with JITNEY Director Ruben Santiago-Hudson by A.A. Cristi - Jan 14, 2020

Performances begin this Saturday, January 18, as The Old Globe presents August Wilson's Jitney, 2017 Tony Award winner for Best Revival of a Play, directed by one of Wilson's foremost interpreters, Ruben Santiago-Hudson (directed Jitney on Broadway, performed in Gem of the Ocean and Seven Guitars).

Complete Casting Announced for BLISS at The 5th Avenue Theatre by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 11, 2019

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced complete casting for the world premiere of Bliss, an empowering original musical fantasy that flips the traditional princess narrative upside down.

The Old Globe Announces 2020 Summer Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2019

The Old Globe's 2020 Summer Season brings to Balboa Park an extraordinarily talented group of artists who will delight audiences with their unique takes on four great works of theatre. The season incudes a classic American musical, a new adaptation of a 20th century thriller, and two of Shakespeare's masterworks on our outdoor stage.

Performances Begin For August Wilson's JITNEY At Mark Taper Forum by A.A. Cristi - Nov 14, 2019

Presented by Center Theatre Group, performances for August Wilson's a?oeJitneya?? will begin on November 22 at the Mark Taper Forum. Performances will continue through December 29 with the opening set for November 24. Originally presented by Manhattan Theatre Club, a?oeJitneya?? is directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. 

Broadway Stars Sing The Music Of Brian Gallagher At The Colony Theatre by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2019

The Colony Theatre in Burbank has announced The Music of Brian Gallagher, an evening featuring Broadway stars singing Gallagher's songs, on Saturday, October 19, at 8pm. Set to appear are Megan Hilty, Carly Hughes, Matt Cusson, and Carrie Manolakos, with more to be announced. At this event, music from Gallagher's concept album Brownstone will be heard live on the West Coast for the first time.

The Fifth Annual HARVARD/YALE CANTATA Announced At Feinstein's/54 Below by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, again presents a cast of Harvard and Yale grads in The Fifth Annual Harvard-Yale Cantata. Join us for a unique evening at Feinstein's/54 Below, with Team Harvard looking to avenge another lucky narrow victory by Team Yale. Will it be five wins in a row for Yale? Harvard has a new team captain and a new music director, and they promise a strong showing. Most of the contests in this series have been very close, and the teams are always well-matched and brimming with talent.

Wake Up With BWW 7/30: Gabrielle Carrubba Takes Over For Zoe in DEAR EVAN HANSEN, HADESTOWN Eliminates Rush Tickets, and More! by Stephi Wild - Jul 30, 2019

Today's top stories: Gabrielle Carrubba takes over the role of Zoe in Dear Evan Hansen, Hadestown eliminates its rush ticket policy, and more!

Partial Casting Announced For August Wilson's JITNEY National Tour by A.A. Cristi - Jul 29, 2019

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces partial casting of August Wilson's Jitney. Tony Award-winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson directs his 2017 Broadway production a?' recipient of the Tony Award for Best Play Revival. Set in the early 1970s, Jitney follows a group of men trying to make a living by driving unlicensed cabs, or jitneys.

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Bahiyah Hibah Takes Home the Legacy Robe for MOULIN ROUGE! by Walter McBride - Jul 29, 2019

On Thursday night, July 25, Moulin Rouge celebrated opening night at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, and following in the great Broadway tradition, ensemble member Bahiyah Hibah was awarded the Legacy Robe from Beetlejuice recipient Jill Abramovitz.

Photo Flash: First Look at TILL at NYMF by Julie Musbach - Jul 24, 2019

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) and Flying Elephant Productions present TILL, the emotional and moving true story of Emmett and Mamie Till, with music and lyrics by Leo Schwartz and book by Leo Schwartz and DC Cathro.

Meet the Current Cast of HAMILTON on Broadway! by Paul Smith - Jul 20, 2019

Hamilton is ready to blow us all away as they enter their fourth year of their monumental Broadway run! Take a look at the current cast that is burning up the Richard Rodgers stage.


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
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
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
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
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.



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