Contact 2000

Opened: March 30, 2000
Closing: September 01, 2002

Contact - 2000 - Broadway History , Info & More

Vivian Beaumont Theatre (Broadway)
150 West 65th St. at Broadway New York, NY 10023

3 dance plays: the first taking place in a forest glade in 1767 about a love triangle between a servant, an aristocrat, and a girl on a swing; the second about a neglected wife and her husband in an Italian restaurant in 1954 Queens; and the third about an ad executive tired of his humdrum life and his obsession with a woman in a yellow dress.

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Love And Magic Onstage At Feinstein's Round Out The Month Of Romance
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 12, 2024

Love and magic take center stage at Feinstein's as they round out the month of romance. From dark vibes to romantic classics, enjoy an evening of entertainment featuring dueling pianos and a special Anti-Valentine's Day Party with EMO KIDS. Don't miss out on these unique and captivating performances.

See TWO FOR THE ROAD & More This Month at Feinstein's
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 5, 2024

See what's on stage this month at Feinstein's and learn how to purchase tickets!

Riverside Theatre Presents The Multi-Award-Winning, International Hit KINKY BOOTS
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 31, 2024

Riverside Theatre presents the multi-award-winning, international hit musical Kinky Boots. Don't miss this Tony, Grammy, and Olivier Award-winning production.

Kennedy Center to Present 2026 Exhibition Of Steven And William Ladd's National Scrollathon
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 31, 2024

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will present an exhibition of Steven and William Ladd’s National Scrollathon from Memorial Day to Labor Day, 2026.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 23, 2024

Feinstein's will present romantic February shows. Enjoy an intimate evening of music and celebrate Valentine's Day with talented performers.

Ballet Hispánico, RBC Foundation USA and New York City Center Partner to Announce New Programming: �¿EN FAMILIA MATINEE, April 27
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Kazuya Kamenashi: A veteran artist with 25 years of experience, embarked on a groundbreaking venture by organizing the fan event 'Inside 23.' The theme of this 'experiment No.0' was centered around 'expressing oneself through cover songs.' With a desire to create a place which allows him to connect with fans and staff with his hurt, Kazuya enlisted Eriko Kitagawa, the scriptwriter for his starring work ‘Tatta hitotsu no koi (たったひとつの恋),' to handle the monologue. As a member of KAT-TUN, Kazuya is known for his multifaceted contributions, including music, acting, variety shows, and sports casting. His solo works and KAT-TUN’s recent releases, and this event are available for streaming internationally, showcasing his popularity beyond Japan. He has also launched a YouTube channel recently. In the currently released film 'Lumberjack the Monster,” which he played the lead and directed by Takashi Miike, he attended the Sitges Film Festival. Additionally, in January, he will make his debut in a historical drama, 'Ohoku(大奥),' airing on Fuji TV, and in April, he is set to appear in the TV Asahi series 'Destiny.' With these ongoing projects, his presence becomes increasingly captivating, making it impossible to divert one's attention.

What's New On Max This January 2024
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Contact FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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Contact has been nominated for several awards, including Best Musical at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards. Susan Stroman, the choreographer for the show, was nominated for Outstanding Choreography at the Drama Desk Awards. Contact itself was also nominated for Outstanding New Musical at the Drama Desk Awards, and Frank Gilroy was nominated for Outstanding New Play for his work on the show. Thomas Lynch received a nomination for Outstanding Set Design - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards, while Peter Kaczorowski was nominated for Outstanding Lighting Design at the same awards. The show was recognized as a Distinguished Production of a Musical at the Drama League Awards and as an Outstanding Broadway Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards. Peter Kaczorowski was also nominated for Outstanding Lighting Design at the Outer Critics Circle Awards, and William Ivey Long received a nomination for Costume Design at The Hewes Awards. Additionally, Peter Kaczorowski was nominated for Lighting Design at The Hewes Awards as well.
Contact has won several awards in various categories. These include Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Susan Stroman, Outstanding New Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Contact, Outstanding New Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Frank Gilroy, Outstanding Set Design - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Thomas Lynch, Outstanding Lighting Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Peter Kaczorowski, Distinguished Production of a Musical (Drama League Awards), Outstanding Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards), Outstanding Lighting Design (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Peter Kaczorwoski, Costume Design (The Hewes Awards) for William Ivey Long, and Lighting Design (The Hewes Awards) for Peter Kaczorowski.

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