Opened: February 7, 2002
Closing: February 10, 2002

Carnival! - 2002 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

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

Based on the novela The Love of Seven Dolls by Paul Gallico and the film adaptation by Helen Deutsch

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D4vd Rounds Out Massive Year With Live Rendition of 'Romantic Homicide'
by Michael Major - Dec 8, 2023

To celebrate the holiday season, d4vd gives back to fans with a live version of his breakthrough single “Romantic Homicide.” Videos of him performing the song made rounds on social media throughout his debut headlining tours and dates accompanying SZA on her SOS tour. Watch the video!

Belgian National Orchestra Performs a New Year's Concert at Bozar in January
by Stephi Wild - Dec 7, 2023

The Belgian National Orchestra presents a dazzling New Year’s concert conducted by chief conductor Antony Hermus. He kicks off 2024 with works that festively look ahead to the year to come. In time-honoured fashion, the concert will conclude with Johann Strauss Senior’s famous Radetzky March.

Jaap van Zweden, Lio Kuokman and the HK Phil Concluded Guangzhou and Shenzhen Tours with a Resounding Success
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2023

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil), led by Music Director Jaap van Zweden and Resident Conductor Lio Kuokman, recently concluded its successful tours in the Greater Bay Area. Learn more about the past shows here!

Red Bull Theater 20th Anniversary To Feature Audra McDonald, Patrick Page, Santino Fontana, Reeve Carney, and More
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 5, 2023

RED BULL THEATER has announced details of its plans for 2024, celebrating its 20th Anniversary. Highlights include the rolling world premiere of Medea: Re-Versed opening Off-Broadway; a new season of OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings with an all-star line-up (offered both in-person and online); and an all-new season of the popular Red Bull Theater Podcasts (formerly known as RemarkaBULL Podversations), intimate behind the scenes conversations with great artists.

A TOAST TO STEVE & EYDIE Starring David Lawrence & Debbie Gravitte to be Presented at Carnegie Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 5, 2023

Join David Lawrence and Debbie Gravitte for 'A Toast to Steve & Eydie' at Zankel Hall, Carnegie Hall. A celebration of the iconic duo's music and legacy.

Marisha Wallace, Toby Gad & More to Perform in NUTCRACKER NIGHTS at The Tuff Nutt Jazz Club
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 5, 2023

Experience exclusive live music sessions at The Tuff Nutt Jazz Club after performances of Nutcracker at Southbank Centre. Featuring Emma Rawicz, David Preston, Gabrielle Brooks, and more. Don't miss this unforgettable encore to the critically acclaimed Nutcracker. Tickets on sale now.

P!NK Adds 'Summer Carnival' Stadium 2024 Tour Dates With Sheryl Crow & Support From The Script
by Michael Major - Dec 5, 2023

The 17-city 2024 Summer Carnival Tour kicks off on August 10th at The Dome at America's Center in St. Louis, MO, and includes a return to her hometown of Philadelphia, and more before wrapping up in Miami's loanDepot park on November 23.The tour will feature special guest Sheryl Crow, along with The Script, and KidCutUp as support across all dates.

BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards December 5th Standings; SCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICAL Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Awards - Dec 5, 2023

It's December, and the first standings of the month have been announced as of Tuesday, December 5th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Little Angel Theatre Reveals New Spring and Summer 2024 Season
by Stephi Wild - Dec 5, 2023

Three brand new productions offer something for all age ranges at Little Angel Theatre. Learn more about the upcoming lineup here!

David Sedaris Comes To The Martin Marietta Center For The Performing Arts, April 8
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 4, 2023

An Evening with David Sedaris, author of the previous bestsellers Calypso, Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, and regular National Public Radio contributor will be appearing for one night only at the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium at the Martin Marietta Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, April 8 at 7:30pm, following the release of his newest books Happy-Go-Lucky and A Carnival of Snackery.

Join the Second Annual SantaCon Festival at Belmont Park in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 4, 2023

Belmont Park will host the second annual SantaCon Festival on December 16th. Attendees can also participate in a costume contest and enjoy festive holiday drinks and food.

Cirque du Soleil Will Bring CORTEO to Portland in 2024
by Stephi Wild - Dec 4, 2023

Corteo, the most enchanting arena production from Cirque du Soleil is back in North  America and heading to Portland, ME, set to charm audiences once again. This unique production, directed by Daniele  Finzi Pasca, first premiered in Montreal under the Big Top in April 2005. Since its creation, the show has amazed over 10  million spectators, in 20 countries, on 4 continents.

JERRY ORBACH'S BROADWAY Will Receive a Special Encore Performance at 54 Below
by Stephi Wild - Dec 4, 2023

On Thursday, January 25th at 7:00 PM, an encore performance of JERRY ORBACH'S BROADWAY will be presented at 54 Below.

The Fish Creek Carnival Returns with a Summer Celebration for all the Family in South Gippsland
by Stephi Wild - Dec 4, 2023

Gippsland will experience the thrill of the circus and the excitement of cabaret at the Fish Creek Carnival kicking off on New Year's Eve.

P!NK Releases Deluxe Edition of 'Trustfall' Album
by Michael Major - Dec 1, 2023

The Tour Deluxe Edition features six live recordings from her Summer Carnival tour including singles such as “What About Us,” “When I Get There,” and “Cover Me in Sunshine” featuring her daughter Willow Sage Hart, as well as covers of Sade's “No Ordinary Love” and Sinead O'Connor's “Nothing Compares 2 U” with Brandi Carlile.

Busy Twist Enlists Billy G For New Remix 'LX PLNQ'
by Michael Major - Nov 29, 2023

The new cut is a vibrant reimagination of Busy's recent drop ‘LDN PLNQ' featuring Kombilesa Mí. Taking the original to new heights with flecks of ‘Batida de Lisboa' (a mix of Kudoro and AfroHouse), Billy G weaves the hypnotic Kombilesa Mí vocals between a dark and sultry rolling bassline. 

Theatre NOVA to Present THE YEAR WITHOUT A PANTO CLAUS By Carla Milarch And R. MacKenzie Lewis
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 28, 2023

'Theatre NOVA presents 'The Year Without a Panto Claus' by Carla Milarch and R. MacKenzie Lewis. Join Jingle and Jangle as they search for Santa and bring back Christmas cheer.

ALCHYMIA: Antonio Lysy and Friends Will Be Performed as Part of BroadStage's Sunday Morning Music/Santa Monica Series
by Stephi Wild - Nov 28, 2023

The curator of Sunday Morning Music / Santa Monica series himself, Antonio Lysy, will be performing Alchymia: Antonio Lysy and Friends on Sunday, December 17, 2023 at 11am in The Edye.

Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards; THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Leads Best Play!
by BWW Awards - Nov 27, 2023

Happy Holidays! The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 27th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Kali Uchis & Karol G Unveil 'Labios Mordidos'
by Michael Major - Nov 24, 2023

Kali and Karol—two of the most-streamed women in music now—have become friends in recent years, bonding over their shared Colombian roots and first collaborating on “ME TENGO QUE IR” from Karol’s Mañana Sera Bonita (Bichota Season) earlier this year.

A Nashville Theater Tribute: GIVING THANKS FOR DENICE, Part 3
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 22, 2023

Denice Hicks is a national treasure who's been hiding out in plain sight in Nashville, Tennessee, for more than a quarter century. One of the most sought-after actors and directors in town, she has appeared on virtually every stage and her exquisite talents have been enjoyed by audiences and fellow theatre-types since her first Music City appearance as a cast member at the now-defunct Opryland USA theme park.

Vladimir Cetkar and His Jazz Soul Funk Ensemble to Perform at Chelsea Table + Stage in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 21, 2023

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE will present the return of Vladimir Cetkar and his Jazz Soul Funk Ensemble on Friday, December 15 at 9:30 PM.

Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards; SCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICAL Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Awards - Nov 20, 2023

The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 20th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Video: Emma Zander Drops Music Video For 'Not A Fairytale'
by Michael Major - Nov 17, 2023

The Los Angeles based, alternative pop singer, songwriter and storyteller Emma Zander has released her cinematic, ethereal music video for her latest track, ‘Not A Fairytale.' Starring herself and actor Connor G. Floyd (The Young and the Restless), the short film-esque masterpiece, directed by Kimberly Aboltin.

Shoreditch Town Hall Appoints Interim CEO
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2023

Following Beth Byrne’s appointment as Creative Director of Warwick Arts Centre, Shoreditch Town Hall have announced Julie Flavell as her interim replacement as CEO.


Direct from Vienna
A Very Nice Man
I've Got to Find a Reason
Sword, Rose and Cape
Yes, My Heart
Everybody Likes You
Les Freres Alonzo
Magic, Magic
Tanz Mit Mir
Carnival Ballet
Golden Delicious Fish
Theme from Carnival
Yum, Ticky, Ticky, Tum, Tum
The Rich
Beautiful Candy
Her Face
Grand Imperial Cirque de Paree
I Hate Him
Always, Always You
She's My Love
Before the Wind Blows Out
Hi Lili, Hi Lo
Carnival! has had 12 productions including Broadway which opened in 1961, Broadway which opened in 1961, US Tour which opened in 1961, West End which opened in 1962, US Tour which opened in 1962, Off-Broadway which opened in 1968, Regional (US) which opened in 1986, Off-Broadway which opened in 1993, Off-Broadway which opened in 2002, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 2006, Washington, DC (Regional) which opened in 2007 and East Haddam, CT (Regional) which opened in 2010.



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