Crazy for You

Ages: 6+
Opened: March 3, 1993
Closing: February 24, 1996

Crazy for You - 1993 - West End History , Info & More

Prince Edward Theatre
(Leicester Square/Tottenham Court Road) Old Compton Street London

Inspired by material by Guy Bolton and John McGowan

CRAZY FOR YOU™ is the story of Bobby Child, a well-to-do 1930's playboy, who's dream in life is to dance. And despite the serious efforts of his mother and soon-to-be-ex-fiancee, Bobby achieves his dream! Memorable Gershwin tunes include I Can't Be Bothered Now, Bidin' My Time, I Got Rhythm, Naughty Baby, They Can't Take That Away from Me, But Not for Me, Nice Work if You Can Get It, Embraceable You and Someone to Watch Over Me. It's a high energy comedy which includes mistaken identity, plot twists, fabulous dance numbers and classic Gershwin music.

Get Crazy for You Email Alerts

Be the first to get ticket offers, news, photos & more.

Steve Carell Will Make His Broadway Debut in UNCLE VANYA; Additional Cast Revealed!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 14, 2023

Steve Carell is headed to Broadway! The actor, best known for starring in the television series The Office, will make his Broadway debut in Lincoln Center Theater's upcoming production of Anton Chekhov’s classic UNCLE VANYA. Find out more information about the production here!

Duran Duran Release Sixteenth Studio Album, 'DANSE MACABRE'
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 29, 2023

Duran Duran releases their sixteenth studio album, 'Danse Macabre,' featuring brand new songs and covers of Billie Eilish, Talking Heads, The Rolling Stones, Siouxie and the Banshees, and more. The album also includes collaborations with former band members and producers.

Meet the Cast of MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT, Beginning Previews Tonight!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 31, 2023

The search for the grail continues, on Broadway this fall! Direct from a sold out run at the Kennedy Center, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical comedy Monty Python’s SPAMALOT returns to Broadway tonight! Meet the cast of SPAMALOT here!

Interview: Giselle Gutierrez Talks MRS. DOUBTFIRE THE MUSICAL National Tour at Ohio Theatre
by Paul Batterson - Oct 17, 2023

“I definitely am trying to overcome imposter syndrome,” the Central Florida University sophomore said. “I haven’t been doing theater for very long and I am trying to silence that little voice in my head, saying I’m not good enough to be in the room with these very accomplished people.”

Interview: Arkansas Concert Producer Dennis Stone Talks About Growing up In the Music Business
by Theresa Bertram - Sep 21, 2023

Sometimes when you travel, the trip is long and boring. There are crying babies, you sit next to someone who snores, and/or you’re lonely. This was not the case with Broadway World’s favorite MC and guest writer Blake Woodson during his recent trip to Denver. Blake had the privilege to sit next to Arkansas Concert Royalty Dennis Stone and decided to seize the moment by getting to know him better.  

Video: Duran Duran Reveal Music Video for Album Title Track 'Danse Macabre'
by Michael Major - Sep 14, 2023

With creative director Linc Gasking at the helm, this stunning new video clip showcases cutting-edge, AI-driven techniques, some of which were only launched as recently as last weekend. The culmination is a 3D animated masterpiece that, in previous times, would have demanded an entire team, over a year and a substantial budget to produce.

Duran Duran Announce Sixteenth Studio Album 'Danse Macabre'
by Michael Major - Aug 30, 2023

Fans can also look forward to Duran Duran’s Halloween covers of Billie Eilish’s ‘Bury A Friend’, Talking Heads’ ‘Psycho Killer’ (feat. Victoria De Angelis of Måneskin), The Rolling Stones’ ‘Paint It Black’, the Rick James-inspired ‘Super Lonely Freak’, Siouxsie and the Banshees’ ‘Spellbound’, Cerrone’s ‘Supernature’ and The Specials’ ‘Ghost Town’.

James Monroe Iglehart, Michael Urie, Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer Will Lead SPAMALOT; Ethan Slater & Christopher Fitzgerald Join Cast
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 9, 2023

The court of the St. James Theatre has assembled! The Tony Award-winning Best Musical comedy Monty Python’s SPAMALOT has just announced its cast and we have the full list!

CRAZY TRAIN: The Ozzy Experience Comes to Park Theatre This Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2023

August 18 will be “Ozzy Day” in Jaffrey, New Hampshire. CRAZY TRAIN: The Ozzy Experience is the ultimate touring Ozzy Osbourne tribute show in America. The “Train” arrives at Jaffrey’s Park Theatre performing arts center on Friday, August 18, with a 7:30 pm show.

MOULIN ROUGE! on Broadway- A Complete Guide
by Sidney Paterra - Aug 8, 2023

Looking for all the latest info on one of Broadway's hottest shows? BroadwayWorld has the full scoop on everything that you need to know about Moulin Rouge! on Broadway. Check out all the details below!

BETTER THAN EZRA Comes to the Patchogue Theatre in November
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2023

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts presents Better Than Ezra on Saturday, November 4 at 8 p.m. 

The Drama Factory to Present Amanda Strydom, ON THE ROAD WITH SHANIA TWAIN AND KEITH, and More This Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 1, 2023

There's another great line-up of top-quality South African entertainment at The Drama Factory this month.

Who Will Win at the 2023 Tony Awards?
by Team BWW - Jun 9, 2023

Which Best Musical and Best Play nominees will take home the ultimate prize at the 2023 Tony Awards? We're breaking it down.

Interview: Cast of ANGELS IN AMERICA at Bard Fest
by Melissa Hall - May 24, 2023

Bard Fest, Indy's only annual Shakespeare Festival, is producing the epic two-play cycle of Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer-prize-winning Angels in America. They will present Part One - Millennium Approaches and Part Two - Perestroika in rotation throughout the month. In anticipation of its landmark June premier, some of the cast of Angels in America (AIA) answered some questions about the show.

Counting Up the Tony Awards Already Won by the 2023 Nominees!
by Team BWW - Jun 10, 2023

The 2023 Tony nominees are already winners... literally. For some, this marks their first nomination, but others have already won Tony Awards in seasons past. We took a look at which nominees have won at least a Tony or two (or seven!) - amongst them, they've gathered a total 79 awards!

Video: Who Will Win the 2023 Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Watch Live at 3pm!
by Nicole Rosky - May 8, 2023

The Pulitzer Prize Board will present the 2023 award winners for Prizes in Journalism, Books, Drama and Music. Who will win this year? Tune in right here at 3pm to watch the announcement live!

Sanaz Toossi's ENGLISH Wins 2023 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
by Nicole Rosky - May 8, 2023

The Pulitzer Prize Board has just announced that English, by Sanaz Toossi has won the 2023 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Other finalists included: On Sugarland by Aleshea Harris and The Far Country by Lloyd Suh.

Tickets on Sale Now for New York Stage and Film 2023 Summer Season Featuring A WRINKLE IN TIME & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 1, 2023

Tickets are now on sale for New York Stage and Film'S 2023 Summer Season July 14-August 6 at Marist College.

PACIFIC OVERTURES, CLOSE UP - THE TWIGGY MUSICAL, and More Set For Menier Chocolate Factory 2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2023

With Marjorie Prime currently running at the company's home base in South London and Funny Girl on Broadway, the Menier Chocolate Factory announced forthcoming programming for 2023. Learn more about the lineup here!

WICKED, FUNNY GIRL & More Set for Kimmel Cultural Campus' 2023-24 Broadway Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2023

The Kimmel Cultural Campus and The Shubert Organization have announced the 2023-24 Broadway series with a stellar lineup of extraordinary productions, including Broadway’s newest hits, hot revivals, and adored classics. See how to purchase tickets!

Review: CAPA SEASON at Ohio And Palace Theatres
by Paul Batterson - Apr 5, 2023

What did our critic think of CAPA SEASON at Ohio And Palace Theatres? Be it their birthday, anniversary, Halloween, or the Fourth of July, everyone has a special day to which they look forward.

New Laurence Fishburne Play, A WRINKLE IN TIME Workshop & More Set for New York Stage and Film 2023 Summer Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2023

New York Stage and Film returns to Marist College July 14-August 6 for their 2023 Summer Season. See the full programming, and learn how to purchase tickes!

Graham Phillips & Krystina Alabado to Star in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE at Pasadena Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2023

Pasadena Playhouse has announced the cast for Sunday in the Park with George, the first production of the theater’s six-month-long celebration of Stephen Sondheim. See performances dates and how to purchase tickets!

Photos: In Rehearsal For Hackney Empire's Christmas Pantomime MOTHER GOOSE
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 11, 2022

Hackney Empire has released behind-the-scenes rehearsal images for its Christmas pantomime Mother Goose as previews begin on 19 November.

Cast Announced For MOTHER GOOSE at Hackney Empire
by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2022

Hackney Empire has announced the cast and creative team for their Christmas 2022 pantomime, Mother Goose, which opens on 19th November, running until 31st December.


Shall We Dance?
New York Interlude
K-ra-zy for You
I Can't Be Bothered Now
Bidin' My Time
Things Are Looking Up
Could You Use Me?
Someone to Watch Over Me
Embraceable You
Tonight's the Night
I Got Rhythm
The Real American Folk Song (Is a Rag)
What Causes That?
Naughty Baby
Stiff Upper Lip
They Can't Take That Away from Me
But Not for Me
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Slap That Bass
I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise
Broncho Busters
Crazy for You has had 10 productions including Broadway which opened in 1992, Broadway which opened in 1992, West End which opened in 1993, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1999, Beverly, MA (Regional) which opened in 2007, Off-Broadway which opened in 2017, Arlington, VA (Regional) which opened in 2017, Los Angeles which opened in 2018, West End which opened in 2023 and Broadway which opened in 2030.
Crazy for You has been nominated for several awards. These include Best Director of a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Mike Ockrent, Best Set Designer (Olivier Awards) for Robin Wagner, Best Supporting Performance in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Chris Langham, Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Susan Stroman, The American Express Award for Best New Musical (Olivier Awards) for George Gershwin, and The American Express Award for Best New Musical (Olivier Awards) for Ira Gershwin.
Crazy for You has won several awards, including the Olivier Awards for Best Director of a Musical (Mike Ockrent), Best Set Designer (Robin Wagner), Best Supporting Performance in a Musical (Chris Langham), and Best Theatre Choreographer (Susan Stroman). The show also received the American Express Award for Best New Musical, both for George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin.



Recommended For You