Opened: February 12, 2004
Closing: February 15, 2004

Can-Can - 2004 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

New York City Center
131 West 55th St. (between 6th and 7th Avenues) New York, NY 10019

The musical comedy takes place in turn-of-the-century Paris, where La Mome Pistache, proud owner of the Bal du Paradis, famous for its sexy can-can girls, spars with Aristide Forestier, a self-righteous judge determined to close all Parisian dance halls.

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by A.A. Cristi - Dec 1, 2023

Find out what happens when a typical, mid-century American family’s secrets are all revealed on one outrageous, pot-fueled Christmas Eve in 1959. See photos from the production.

Dances with Robots Releases A Conversation with Catie Cuan
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2023

Join Sydney Skybetter as he sits down with Dr. Catie Cuan, a pioneer in the field of choreorobotics, in this episode of the Dances with Robots podcast. Discover her personal and professional journey and delve into the question of why dance with a robot. Available now on listening platforms.

The Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater Makes Landmark $2 Million Gift to Roundabout Theatre Company and Reveals New Leadership
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2023

The Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater recently made a landmark $2 million gift to Roundabout Theatre Company, fulfilling a pledge made by its founder, Laura Pels, during a special campaign to mark the company’s 50th Anniversary.

Stephen Hamm Theremin Man Releases Rocking Advance Single “Sagittarius A-Star”
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 30, 2023

Stephen Hamm Theremin Man releases the advance single 'Sagittarius A-Star' from his upcoming album. This space rock and psychedelic electronic track showcases Hamm's mastery of the theremin. Check out the video and stream the single now.

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2023

Broadway's Sean Allan Krill and Kathy Voytko will star in Porchlight in Concert: Sunday in the Park with George. Tickets go on sale on Dec. 5 at 12 p.m.

Review: A Dazzling Revival of FUNNY GIRL Ushers in All the Laughs at Straz Center for The Performing Arts
by Drew Eberhard - Dec 1, 2023

Funny Girl is a semi-autobiographical comedic musical about the life and times of comedian and Broadway star Fanny Brice, and her tumultuous relationship with entrepreneur and gambler Nick Arnstein. With a musical score by Jules Styne, lyrics by Bob Merill, and featuring a book by Isobel Lennart, Funny Girl first opened on Broadway in 1964 featuring Barbara Streisand in the starring role, and was produced by Fanny’s own son-in-law Ray Stark. The first Broadway production received 8 Tony Nominations at the 18th Annual Awards Ceremony, and the OBC (Original Broadway Cast) Recording was inducted into the Grammy’s Hall of Fame in 2004.

Guillaume Côté & Robert Lepage to Present World Premiere of New Collaboration - HAMLET, Prince Of Denmark
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2023

Co-produced by Côté Danse, Ex Machina, and Dvoretsky Productions and presented by Show One, the new dance theatre production debuts April 4, 2024.

Sharon Osbourne - CUT THE CRAP Adds Extra West End Dates
by Stephi Wild - Nov 30, 2023

MORE MRS O! 'Sharon Osbourne - CUT THE CRAP' adds extra West End dates due to overwhelming demand. Extra performances announced with live and uncensored interviews with surprise VIP guests from Sharon Osbourne's career. Fortune Theatre, West End, Sunday 28 January at 3pm & 6pm.

Tickets Go On Sale Today For Debby Holiday's Tina Turner Tribute Concert at the Palace Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Nov 28, 2023

Rock artist and international singer/songwriter with 17 Billboard Top 20 Hits, Debby Holiday, for the first time on the East Coast will bring her full 10-piece “live” band, the sensational Tina Turner Tribute, to Manchester, N.H. at The Palace Theatre on May 21, 2024 at 7:00 p.m.

What's New on Max This December 2023
by Michael Major - Nov 27, 2023

Stream Original Comedy Specials “Leo Reich: Literally Who Cares?!” For HBO And “Gary Gulman: Born on 3rd Base” For Max, Max Original Documentary “Oprah and The Color Purple Journey,” HBO Original Documentary Series “Murder in Boston: Roots, Rampage & Reckoning,” and more. Check out what's coming to Max and leaving Max in December 2023.

Interview: James Monroe Iglehart of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Injects Some Holiday Cheer into the Heartwarming Musical
by Jim Munson - Nov 27, 2023

BroadwayWorld chats with Tony-winner James Monroe Iglehart about his vision for TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's holiday production of 'The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee' running in Palo Alto Nov. 29 to Dec. 24 for which he's serving as Creative Producer.

Seminal Arts Organization Studio620 Reveals Leadership Transition
by Stephi Wild - Nov 27, 2023

Studio@620 has announced the appointment of Erica Sutherlin as Incoming Artistic Executive Director.  The appointment is part of the planned transition and retirement of Studio@620's founder, Bob Devin Jones, who will step down in June 2024 after leading the seminal arts organization for 20 years.

Cast Set For THE SYNDICATE at The Theatre Royal, Glasgow in 2024
by Stephi Wild - Nov 24, 2023

Max George is set to make his stage acting debut in the world premiere of Kay Mellor's The Syndicate UK Tour. Max is best known as a member of boy band The Wanted, whose hits include All Time Low and Chasing the Sun. His previous acting credits include the role of Clint in smash hit FOX TV show Glee.

Stephanie Nakasian With the Matt Baker Trio to Perform at Chelsea Table + Stage in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2023

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE – New York’s newest hotspot for intimate dining and extraordinary music – will present acclaimed jazz vocalist Stephanie Nakasian on Wednesday, December 20 at 7:00 PM.

Suwannee Spring Reunion Lineup Sets Sam Bush, Steep Canyon Rangers, Peter Rowan Band, Donna The Buffalo
by Michael Major - Nov 21, 2023

The 2024 Suwannee Spring Reunion features music on multiple stages and includes Sam Bush, Railroad Earth, Steep Canyon Rangers, Peter Rowan Walls of Time Band, Donna the Buffalo, Keller Williams' PettyGrass ft. The HillBenders, Bettye LaVette, The Steel Wheels, Town Mountain, Seth Walker, Jon Stickley Trio, Fireside Collective, and more.

What to Stream on Max This Holiday Season - Full List of Christmas Movies & TV Episodes
by Michael Major - Nov 21, 2023

In addition to celebrating the 20th anniversary of 'Elf” this season, viewers can enjoy the holiday spirit with films on Max including “A Christmas Story,” “Holiday Harmony,” “The Polar Express,” “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,' discovery+ Original “A Christmas Open House,” OWN’s “A Chestnut Family Christmas,” and more.

THE LION KING to Open a New Toronto Sit-Down Production
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 21, 2023

Toronto will become the first city in North America to have a second sit-down production of Disney’s The Lion King. Learn more and see how to purchase tickets!

May Pang, John Lennon's Companion & Lover During His 'Lost Weekend' Era, to Showcase Candid Photos of Lennon at Free Exhibition in Fort Worth
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 21, 2023

Discover a captivating exhibition featuring May Pang's intimate and candid photographs of John Lennon during his 'Lost Weekend' era. Explore the special three-day showcase at Gallery 440 in Fort Worth, Texas, from December 8th to 10th, 2023.

Tempesta Di Mare Chamber Players Present Music For 'Unmatched' Instruments By Vivaldi, Telemann, Janitsch, And Zelenka
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 20, 2023

Tempesta Di Mare Chamber Players Present Music For 'Unmatched' Instruments By Vivaldi, Telemann, Janitsch, And Zelenka.

The Polyphonic Spree Release Eighth Studio Album, 'SALVAGE ENTERPRISE'
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 18, 2023

The Polyphonic Spree have released their highly anticipated, eighth studio album, 'Salvage Enterprise,' The album features nine original compositions and is described as the band's most vulnerable work to date. The band has also announced upcoming live shows and a free pop-up listening experience in Dallas.

Video: Johnny Mathis and Kristin Chenoweth Sing 'Santa Claus Is Coming to Town'
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2023

An all new video has been released, featuring Kristin Chenoweth and Johnny Mathis performing 'Santa Claus is Coming to Town'! The video features an endearing animated version of the two performers as they ring in the holiday season.

INDESTRUCTIBLE Will Première at Omnibus Theatre in January
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2023

Proteus has announced the full cast and creative team for Indestructible written and directed by the company's Artistic Director Mary Swan.

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's THE NUTCRACKER Will Include Local Celebrity Guest Appearances
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2023

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (PBT) will host ten local Pittsburgh celebrities in walk-on roles during The Nutcracker this year. Each celebrity will make a guest appearance in the “Party Scene” during the first act of the production.

Kevin Hart to Receive the 25th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
by Michael Major - Nov 15, 2023

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will present the 25th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to Kevin Hart on March 24, 2024 in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. The Prize, which is named to honor one of the world’s greatest humorists, will be awarded at a gala performance featuring some of the biggest names in comedy.

Kevin Hart to Receive the 25th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2023

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will present the 25th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to Kevin Hart on March 24, 2024 in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall.


Maidens Typical of France
Never Give Anything Away
C'est Magnifique
Come Along with Me
Live and Let Live
I Am in Love
If You Loved Me Truly
The Garden of Eden Ballet
Eve's Dance
Never, Never Be an Artist
It's All Right with Me
Every Man Is a Stupid Man
Apache Dance
I Love Paris
The Law
I Shall Positively Pay You Next Monday
A Man Must His Honor Defend
Nothing to Do But Work
Laundry Scene
Her Heart Was in Her Work
Who Said Gay Paree?
What a Fair Thing Is a Woman
Am I in Love?
To Think That This Could Happen to Me
I Do
If Only You Could Love Me
When Love Comes to Call
I Like the Ladies
Let's Do It, Let's Fall in Love
You Do Something to Me
Just One of Those Things
Why Shouldn't I?
The Cocotte
You Don't Know Paree
All of You
Nobody's Chasing Me
I've Got You Under My Skin
Can-Can has had 13 productions including Broadway which opened in 1953, Broadway which opened in 1953, West End which opened in 1954, US Tour which opened in 1955, Off-Broadway which opened in 1959, Off-Broadway which opened in 1962, Broadway which opened in 1981, Broadway which opened in 1981, which opened in 1988, West End which opened in 1988, Off-Broadway which opened in 2004, London which opened in 2007 and Los Angeles which opened in 2007.



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