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Damn Yankees - 1955 - Broadway

Based on the novel The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant by Douglass Wallop

Faust meets professional baseball in this Broadway classic! Middle-aged baseball fanatic Joe Boyd trades his soul to the Devil for a chance to lead his favorite team to victory in the pennant race against the New York Yankees. Includes such memorable tunes as "Whatever Lola Wants," "Heart" and "Those Were the Good Old Days."

Schedule

Adelphi Theatre

(New York, NY)
152 W. 54th St.
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by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - May 9, 2020
En la charla de ayer Marta Ribera, Velma Kelly en CHICAGO España, y Gabriela Garcia, ensemble y dance captain de CHICAGO en Broadway, charlan sobre el estilo inconfundible de Bob Fosse.
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - May 7, 2020
Mañana viernes 8 de mayo a las 5pm las dos actrices, con su experiencia en el musical CHICAGO, charlarán sobre el estilo Fosse en Teatro Musical.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020
Producer Daryl Roth has announced that Between the Lines will now open in Spring 2021 Off-Broadway. The new musical based on the novel by Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer was originally scheduled to open today. 
by Stage Tube - May 5, 2020
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 28, 2020
For 75 years, the Pittsburgh CLO has been in the forefront of developing world-class musical theater. For the past three decades, it has also been an industry leader in creating innovative arts education programs.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020
This week's Weekend Warm-Up will be led by Marie's Crisis pianist Kenney Green, with special guests Drew Wutke and Randy Taylor! Tune in today at 4pm to join the piano party!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020
The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards will celebrate the life and legacy of American theater producer and director Harold 'Hal' Prince with the Drama Desk's newly established lifetime achievement honor.
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2020
Watch Broadway Does Mother's Day, The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II, and more!
by Stage Tube - May 1, 2020
Vanessa Hudgens and Max Clayton - who both made their Broadway debuts in Gigi - have shared a video of themselves performing a virtual duet to Breaking Free from High School Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
Initially, Temple Theaters planned an event for March 2020 featuring the Alumna, performer, and luminary of American musical theater, Joy Valderrama Abbott (EDU '52) . Unfortunately, after decades of dedicated contribution, our dear Joy was taken by cancer in early February.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
Irish Repertory Theatre will present Celebrating Our Pal: The Musicals of Harold Prince, this season's Gala Benefit production, which will celebrate the legendary Broadway impresario Harold Prince.
by Brady Meibaum - Mar 9, 2020
It's rare to find a mix of sports, theatre and harmonies that bounce off the walls and ring in your ears, but DAMN YANKEES at Saint Paul's creates an energetic mix between America's favorite ball game, broadway's classic choreography, and classic tunes that'll be stuck in your head the whole drive home.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
The not-for-profit Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts presents the next edition in its Broadway Spotlight Series, Broadway Blockbusters on Saturday, March 21 at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020
Recently touted as the most versatile and talented tribute act in the nation - The Observer, The Jersey Tenors is the Opera/Rock Mash-up sensation that creates an explosive blend of the most iconic Opera classics alongside such Rock 'N Roll industry greats as Queen, Journey, Elton John, and Billy Joel, to name but a few. But their 'Jersey pride' also brings highlights of hometown heroes like Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Frank Sinatra, Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen, Kool and The Gang, and Whitney Houston (Jersey Girl) to The Ridgefield Playhouse stage Friday, April 3 at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2020
The new podcast musical LITTLE DID I KNOW from The Audio Drama Initiative, based on the novel by Mitchell Maxwell, will release its first three episodes on Apple Podcasts on Tuesday, March 31.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
Walnut Street Theatre (WST) continues its 211th season with Gore Vidal's thrilling political drama, THE BEST MAN. Directed by Broadway veteran Michael Wilson, the production begins previews on March 10, opens March 18, and continues through April 26 on the Walnut's Mainstage.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon has announced the full cast and creative team for the Company's next production, the beloved Tony Award-winning a?oeBest Musicala?? THE PAJAMA GAME. Based on the novel a?oe7½ Centsa?? by Richard Bissell, THE PAJAMA GAME features a book by George Abbott and Bissell, with music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross (DAMN YANKEES).
by Stage Tube - Mar 29, 2020
Lincoln Center's latest #LincolnCenterAtHome video brings you a throwback of one of Broadway's most beloved couples, Jerry Dixon and Mario Cantone.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 26, 2020
In need of a full body workout you can do at home while practicing social distancing? Broadway's Renee Marino has just the solution!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2020
The Actors Fund has teamed with SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley, to produce a daily mini-online show, entitled Stars in The House, featuring stars of stage and screen singing and performing live (from home!) on social media to promote support for The Fund's services for those most vulnerable to the effects of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020
DIANA is officially in previews on Broadway! Tony Award®-winning director Christopher Ashley (Come From Away) and the writers behind the Tony Award-winning musical Memphis (Joe DiPietro and David Bryan) bring us face-to-face with one of the 20th century's most compelling figures in this landmark musical event, featuring an epic and sweeping contemporary score with music supervision and arrangements by Olivier Award® winner Ian Eisendrath, choreography by Olivier Award winner and Tony Award nominee Kelly Devine, and Diana's iconic style reimagined by six-time Tony Award-winning costume designer William Ivey Long.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020
Flying Over Sunset is officially in previews on Broadway! The musical, with book and direction by James Lapine, music by Tom Kitt, and lyrics by Michael Korie, and choreography by Michelle Dorrance will open Thursday, April 16.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020
Waiting on deck in Downtown Arlington's Cultural Arts District is the Theatre Arlington's musical, Damn Yankees by Douglass Wallop and George Abbott, with music and lyrics by Jerry Ross and Richard Adler.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 30, 2020
Hadestown and past and present Major League Baseball players have come together and released two exclusive videos in celebration of the start of Spring Training and Broadway's eventual and inevitable return.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 30, 2020
Hadestown and past and present Major League Baseball players have come together and released two exclusive videos in celebration of the start of Spring Training and Broadway's eventual and inevitable return.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2020
On this day we're celebrating a giant in a the world's of dance and directing, the legendary Bob Fosse!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2020
BroadwayWorld Book Club is officially off and running! Or should we say, reading! The first BroadwayWorld Book Club selection is Jennifer Ashley Tepper's The Untold Stories of Broadway Volume 1. Tepper has just released the first volume of the book for free on Kindle!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020
Join Playhouse on Park for Encore! A Playhouse on Park VIRTUAL Fundraiser - 'Opening Our Doors' on Saturday, June 27th from 7:00pm - 8:00pm. Help them ensure that they are able to open their doors once we are all able to gather again.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2020
Producer Mark Cortale announced today that award-winning stars of the stage and screen Norm Lewis, Megan Hilty, and Cheyenne Jackson will join the line-up of talent slated to participate in The Seth Concert Series, the weekly virtual series based on Seth Rudetsky's international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2020
July 4 marked the formal launch of an ongoing fundraising effort to bring One Empire, Under God, the new full-length drama by writer/producer Anthony J. Piccione - to the stage in 2021, with an announcement forthcoming for a staged reading this Fall, in advance of a full production.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2020
It is impossible to walk into a Broadway theatre, or simply just think of a Broadway theatre, without immediately connecting a memory to it. Every Broadway theatre is filled with a rich and colorful history, brimming over with stories of the stars who graced its staged, legends that were made within its walls, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2020
Goodspeed has released the latest video in their Staff Pick series, 'Heart' from Damn Yankees.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020
Theater Resources Unlimited will present the July Panel Adapt and Survive: How the Arts Are Outwitting COVID on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 via Zoom. Networking begins at 7pm and the panel starts at 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020
Hangmen is officially in previews on Broadway! Martin McDonagh's Hangmen marks McDonagh's seventh play to be produced on Broadway and his return to the stage following his BAFTA and Golden Globe Award-winning and Oscar-nominated film Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri. Hangmen will officially open on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Broadway's Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020
A brand new production of the classic thriller, Dial M for Murder, tours the UK in 2020 and stops off at Theatre Royal Brighton from Tue 2 a?" Sat 6 Jun. The genre defining thriller - based on Frederick Knott's stage and screen play, made world famous by Hitchcock's iconic 1954 film - will be directed by Anthony Banks.
by Melissa Hall - Feb 22, 2020
Sweeney Todd is a deliciously dark musical that tackles a revenge story worthy of The Count of Monte Cristo. The content is not for the faint of heart, but the Stephen Sondheim musical is a classic for a reason.
by Jacob Ruscoe - Feb 21, 2020
Spring is in the air which means the start of baseball season. Baseball is my all-time favorite sport. While many say it is boring, there is such a passion and purity to the American Pastime that its enjoyment and place in our culture cannot be ignored. So, when you take my favorite sport and combine it with my love of theatre, well there is the show I want to see. a?oeDamn Yankeesa?? at Manatee Performing Arts Center opened Thursday night and is sure to have that rare breed who love both sports and theatre in a?oeHeaven.
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
Deadline reports that two-time Tony winner Bebe Neuwirth has been cast on 'The Flight Attendant,' a new series at HBO Max.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020
Grammy-nominated stage, television and film actor, singer, and songwriter, Cheyenne Jackson, will perform his first ever UK concert at Cadogan Hall on Sunday 28 June at 2.30pm & 6.30pm.
by Roy Berko - Aug 4, 2020
On Saturday, July 25 and Sunday, July 26, CVLT will be streaming the archival video of Visiting Mr. Green for a pay-as-you-can admission. For details and advance reservation, visit https://cvlt.org/events/visiting-mr-green
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2020
New York City Center is presenting the #EncoresArchives series, featuring highlights from their musical theater vault from Encores!, Encores! Off-Center, and Gala productions.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2020
LITTLE DID I KNOW, the first Broadway-level podcast musical, released by The Audio Drama Initiative, based on the novel by Mitchell Maxwell, and newly released on Apple Podcasts, soared to #3 on the Apple podcast charts this past weekend, making it one of the top 5 Arts podcasts in the United States on Apple podcasts and in the top 40 overall.
by Gil Kaan - Apr 6, 2020
Here's the third installment of responses from various Los Angeles Theatre heads on how their individual theatre families are holding up in these crazy, safe-distancing times. As with the first two batches of responses, these are just as amazing in their acknowledged realism and uniform positivity:
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2020
Jane Krakowski stopped by Live with Kelly and Ryan on Monday, April 27 for a virtual interview to talk about the being in quarantine in Manhattan, the Broadway shutdown, and her new Netflix movie The Willoughbys.
by Stage Tube - Apr 14, 2020
The cast of LITTLE DID I KNOW released a video of members lip synching from their homes to the song 'Something to Remember.'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020
BroadwayWorld Book Club is officially off and running! Or should we say, reading! The first BroadwayWorld Book Club selection is Jennifer Ashley Tepper's The Untold Stories of Broadway Volume 1. Tepper has just released the first volume of the book for free on Kindle!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Louis Johnson, dancer and choreographer, has died on March 31 at age 90.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2020
The Audio Drama Initiative today announced that the cast and creators of the new podcast musical LITTLE DID I KNOW, the first Broadway-level podcast musical, will present a special interactive 'improvised jam session' on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 5pm EST, 2pm PST, and 10pm BST.
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 1, 2020
Broadwayworld NJ continues our series interviews with top theatre professionals to learn about their upcoming plans. Our readers will enjoy this one with Mark S. Hoebee, the Producing Artistic Director of Paper Mill Playhouse. Hoebee also directs shows at the Playhouse.