Carrie 1988

Opened: May 12, 1988
Closing: May 15, 1988

Carrie - 1988 - Broadway History , Info & More

Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford Upon Avon, England

Based on the novel by Stephen King

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Experience the captivating performance of NASSIM at the Portland Center Stage from March 30 to May 12, 2024. Don't miss this unique theatrical event that promises to engage and inspire.

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The BBC is celebrating this extraordinary anniversary with an ambitious season of content across TV, Radio, BBC iPlayer & BBC Sounds exploring why, 400 years on, Shakespeare's relevance and influence is as strong as ever. A wealth of programming featuring major actors and leading experts, including new documentaries, performance, music, drama, comedy, news coverage and the best of the BBC archive, as well as special items on flagship BBC shows, will celebrate the man, his world and his timeless writing.

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“Wonder Drug” is from McKenna’s new album, 1988, which was released earlier this summer via CN Records/Thirty Tigers. Produced by Cobb (Brandi Carlile, Jason Isbell) and recorded at his studio in Savannah, GA, 1988 is named for the year McKenna married her husband, and serves as a love letter to her family and lifelong friendships. Watch the video!

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The Weathervane Theatre will present the sexy and irreverent musical comedy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Sponsored by White Mountain International, LLC, this escapist fantasy plays in alternating rep at the Weathervane August 10 - 31, 2023.

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by Michael Major - Jul 14, 2023

Brandy Clark composed the music and lyrics for the new hit musical comedy, Shucked, alongside her longtime collaborator, Shane McAnally. With the show, Clark won Outstanding Music at the 67th Drama Desk Awards, while Shucked was also nominated for a total of nine Tony Awards this past year. 

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Produced by GRAMMY Award-winning producer Dave Cobb (Brandi Carlile, Jason Isbell) and recorded at Cobb’s studio in Savannah, GA, 1988 is named for the year McKenna married her husband, Gene, and serves as a love letter to her family and lifelong friendships. Watch the new performance video now! Plus, check out tour dates!

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Produced by GRAMMY Award-winning producer Dave Cobb (Brandi Carlile, Jason Isbell) and recorded at Cobb’s studio in Savannah, GA, 1988 is named for the year McKenna married her husband, Gene, and serves as a love letter to her family and lifelong friendships. The album includes a songwriting collaboration with her son, Chris (“Happy Children”).

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by Michael Major - Jun 7, 2023

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Lori McKenna Returns With New Album '1988' in July
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Ahead of the album, new song, “Killing Me,” featuring McKenna’s longtime collaborator, Hillary Lindsey, and written by McKenna, Lindsey and Luke Laird, is out now. Produced by GRAMMY Award-winning producer Dave Cobb (Brandi Carlile, Jason Isbell) and recorded at Cobb’s studio in Savannah, GA, 1988 serves as a love letter to her family and friends.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2023

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by Stephi Wild - Apr 5, 2023

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Other Productions of Carrie

1988   Broadway Original Broadway Production
2012   Off-Broadway MCC Theater Production