Damn Yankees

Opened: December 11, 2017
Closing: December 11, 2017

Damn Yankees - 2017 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

Stephen Sondheim Theatre (Broadway)
124 W. 43rd St. New York, NY 10036

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.

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Six Months Out of Every Year
Goodbye, Old Girl
Shoeless Joe from Hannibal, Mo.
A Man Doesn't Know
A Little Brains – A Little Talent
Whatever Lola Wants
Not Meg
Who's Got the Pain?
The Game
Near to You
Those Were the Good Old Days
Two Lost Souls
One Would Have to Be Blind
Musical Chairs
Who Needs Baseball?
We've Got to Win
Never Feel Sorry for Anybody
For an Autograph
There's Something About an Empty Chair
Opening Credits

The American League
A Man Doesn't Know
Overture: Six Months Out of Every Year
Goodbye, Old Girl
Shoeless Joe From Hannibal, Mo.
A Little Brains - A Little Talent
Whatever Lola Wants
Who's Got the Pain?
The Game
Near To You
Those Were The Good Old Days
Two Lost Souls
A Man Doesn't Know (Finale)
Heart (Bows)
Damn Yankees has had 13 productions including Broadway which opened in 1955, Broadway which opened in 1955, West End which opened in 1957, Regional (US) which opened in 1964, Regional (US) which opened in 1979, which opened in 1981, Broadway which opened in 1994, Broadway which opened in 1994, West End which opened in 1997, Beverly, MA (Regional) which opened in 2006, Los Angeles which opened in 2007, Off-Broadway which opened in 2008 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2017.



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