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Damn Yankees - 2017 - Off-Broadway


The musical comedy features a book by George Abbott & Douglass Wallop and music & lyrics by Richard Adler & Jerry Ross. DAMN YANKEES originally debuted on Broadway in 1955, directed by Abbott; it won seven Tony Awards.

Scott Landis, Jerry Frankel and Jay and Cindy Gutterman are producing the revival with Richards.

Would you do ANYTHING to help your favorite baseball team win the pennant? In the Faustian baseball musical, Damn Yankees, Joe Boyd sells his soul to the devil to be the home run hitter that will guide his favorite team, the Washington Senators, to a win against those "Damn Yankees." Featuring the classical musical theatre standards, "Heart," "Two Lost Souls" and "Whatever Lola Wants", follow Joe in his quest to save his team...and his soul.


Stephen Sondheim Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
124 W. 43rd St.


by Stage Tube - May 5, 2021
On this day in 1955, Broadway hit one out of the park when the musical Damn Yankees celebrated its opening night!
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2021
Roundabout will welcome virtual appearances by Rachel Brosnahan (The Big Knife), Whoopi Goldberg (Damn Yankees!), Emma Stone (Cabaret), Blair Underwood (A Soldier’s Play), Vanessa Williams (Sondheim on Sondheim) and surprise special guests.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2021
Eli Tokash, in association with the Broadway Podcast Network, has announced the past two guests on TAKE A BOW. The seasoned vet of NINE BROADWAY SHOWS, John Bolton, joins Take A Bow. Charlie Alterman joins to bring a new field that has yet to be discussed on the podcast.
by Debbie Hall - May 11, 2021
People who love Broadway also love baseball. While the Las Vegas Ballpark has not scheduled any performances, The Las Vegas Aviators, Triple-A baseball affiliate of the Oakland Athletics (Oakland A’s), will be playing on May 6 with the launch of LuvSeats in-game seat exchange.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2021
Good isn't it? Grand isn't it? Great isn't it? These song lyrics from the musical Chicago epitomize one performer's journey to Broadway. Emma Pittman, an actress and graduate of Wagner College on Staten Island is the winner of Chicago on Broadway's The Search for Roxie Hart.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2021
Spring is in the air this month as BroadwayHD, adds a lineup of new musicals, plays and documentaries. Kicking off the month on April 1st is Irving Berlin’s Easter Parade, a classic movie musical starring Judy Garland, Fred Astaire and Ann Miller, about a Broadway star who decides to go solo. 
by Student Blogger: Madison Moore - Mar 22, 2021
The criteria are that these shows have been nominated for Best Musical from the 3rd Tony Awards (the ceremony that started the Best Musical category) in 1949 to the nominations of what will now be the 74th Tony Awards in 2021. I will be determining their signs based upon their Broadway premiere date. With those rules in mind, here we go!
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2021
There’s no word yet on when we can expect to see “The Little Mermaid” remake live. The release was originally scheduled for 2020, but production delays due to COVID-19 have pushed back the premiere to unknown territory.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2021
Through our Women in Theatre Through the Decades features, we will be highlighting the vital role that women have played in theatre history, showcasing those who paved the way and who continue to make history today. 
by Team BWW - Mar 18, 2021
Jackie Hoffman is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances before her show on Sunday!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 17, 2021
This week's list includes an album featuring Bernstein music performed by the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, the first volume of Stage Door Records' 'Show Time' Series EP collection, an autobiography by stage and film actor David Suchet, and more!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jan 9, 2021
Watch as Richard Ridge chats with beloved star of stage and screen Jane Krakowski, who hosts FOX's all-new updated musical game show NAME THAT TUNE, airing Wednesday nights on FOX!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2021
Today we celebrate the birthday of the late, great Broadway icon, Gwen Verdon
by Cristina Martinez - Jan 13, 2021
Un 13 de enero de 1925 en Culver City, California, nacía Gwen Verdon. Hija de un electricista de la MGM y una profesora de baile, Verdon se estrenaba en el mundo del musical a los 11 años con un solo de danza en la película THE KING STEPS OUT dirigida por Josef Von Sternberg.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2021
John Bolton kicks off 2021 in the Batter's Box for Episode 66 of the Break a Bat podcast. Bolton's esteemed Broadway career dates back to 1994 when he made his debut in Damn Yankees. One of the most versatile performers in the game, he's since gone onto appear in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Titanic and more.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2021
Recipients to be honored at the 43rd annual national celebration of the arts are: multi-disciplinary artist, choreographer, and actress Debbie Allen; singer-songwriter and activist Joan Baez; country singer-songwriter Garth Brooks; violinist Midori; and actor Dick Van Dyke.
by BWW Staff - Jan 13, 2021
Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Pittsburgh Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! 
by BWW Staff - Jan 12, 2021
Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Kansas City Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade!
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jan 11, 2021
Today's episode features Grammy-nominated actor, singer, and songwriter Cheyenne Jackson. 'I feel such a nostalgia and home- New York is home and Broadway is my first love. When I talk to folks like you, it reminds me of why I got started in the first place and where it all began.' Listen as he chats about his upbringing, the show that inspired his love for the arts, his career on stage and screen, and more!
by Debbie Hall - Feb 8, 2021
It’s a weekend of love when Travis Cloer for Valentine’s Day begins the love fest at Chianti Italian Restaurant on Feb. 13.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2021
The Mac-Haydn Theatre will present 'BK From The UK,' a six-week virtual dance class with choreographer Bryan Knowlton, beginning March 6, 2021 as part of the Mac-Haydn Artist Workshop Series. Classes will be hosted weekly on Saturdays at 10:15 a.m. ET via Zoom. The cost for the full program is $90.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2021
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that legendary Broadway company and general manager Gary Gunas passed away today in his London home after a four-year battle with pancreatic cancer.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2021
Pleasantville theater company Arc Stages will present Theater Talk with John Kenrick. On Sunday, February 28th at 3 pm, Arc Stages will welcome renowned theater historian John Kenrick to share one of his famous talks, Stephen Sondheim: Worlds to Change, Worlds to Win.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 17, 2021
This week's list includes The Wellsongs Project, featuring Kate Baldwin, Ethan Slater, and more. Plus, check out Don't Lose Your Head: Life Lessons from the Six Ex-Wives of Henry VIII, which has been described as 'An Unofficial Survival Guide for Fans of the Musical Six.'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2020
On this day, we're wishing a very happy birthday to Tony and Emmy-winning actor, Bebe Neuwirth!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 24, 2020
Whether you love them or not, holiday films are designed to make you feel good inside - so it makes total sense that, over the years, Broadway stars (our favorite purveyors of joy) have found themselves appearing in them!
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Dec 19, 2020
James A. Rocco (Minneapolis/St. Paul based producer, director, writer and performer) and Jayme McDaniel believe #NothingCanStopLiveTheatre, not even a pandemic. Reviving a project that works well as audio, A COUNTRY CHRISTMAS CAROL, ON AIR, comes to Audio Stages tonight, Dec. 19; star-studded cast album drops Monday, Dec. 21
by Stage Tube - Dec 10, 2020
Vanessa Hudgens talks about what it's like acting with herself as three different characters in 'The Princess Switch: Switched Again' on Netflix.
by TV News Desk - Apr 6, 2021
Get the scoop on the new LITTLE MERMAID Movie! The cast of the live action 'Little Mermaid' includes Halle Bailey, Daveed Diggs, Javier Bardem, Jacob Tremblay, Melissa McCarthy, Awkwafina, and Jonah Hauer-King.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2021
Broadway was booming in the 1950s, and from this latter part of the Golden Age came many musicals that today are considered by many to be the best ever written. Study up on the great musicals of the 1950s with a playlist of 100 showtunes of the era.
by TV News Desk - Apr 1, 2021
From AMC Studios and created by Conrad, the Ultra City Smiths (formerly Mega City Smiths) story unfolds via the stop-motion animation of baby dolls repurposed as a grown-up cast of characters.