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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."

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2022
San Francisco’s 42nd Street Moon has announced the full cast and creative team for the Company’s long-awaited production of the Tony Award-winning “Best Musical” THE PAJAMA GAME, with sisters Becky Potter (Director) and Annie Potter (Playwright) teaming up with Armando Fox (Music Director) and Renee DeWeese (Choreographer).
by Student Blogger: Kat Mokrynski - May 4, 2022
Recently, I had the chance to speak with David about his experience in the theatre world, his off-Broadway directorial debut, and, of course, Disney! From Happy Meal toys to college professors, read on to learn more about how David became the person they are today and how he is contributing to both the theatre world and the Disney community.
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to share production photos of Windfall, the first show of the 2022 Mainstage Season. The new comedy by Scooter Pietsch, directed by Jason Alexander, will make its East Coast premiere this week on Tuesday, May 31, and runs through June 19.
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022
In this musical production, based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks animated film, unlikely hero Shrek finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess. Throw in a short-tempered bad guy, a cookie with an attitude, and more than a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you've got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Shrek the Musical is irreverent fun for the whole family.
by Michael Major - May 23, 2022
Hudgens returns to the MTV stage following a highly-acclaimed hosting stint in 2020 for the inaugural MTV Movie & TV Awards: Greatest of All Time special, paying homage to the biggest and best moments in film and television with irreverent award categories, memorable presentations and performances from today’s hottest stars. 
by Michael Rabice - May 23, 2022
Americana and the Golden Age of the Broadway musical has happily landed at the Shaw Festival in their knock it out of the park production of DAMN YANKEES. After years without a staged musical at the Festival Theatre and repeated cancellations of it's production of GYPSY (thanks Covid!), the magic of the American musical comedy can be seen once again.
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2022
The evening will take place at The Town Hall on Monday June 13, 2022, at 7pm and will honor Loretta Brennan Glucksman with Irish Repertory Theatre's Visionary Leadership Award in recognition of her philanthropic support of Irish communities and her tireless work in promoting Irish culture and heritage in the US and around the world.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022
Three more shows from the Shaw Festival’s 2022 playbill are poised to begin previews. The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde’s masterpiece of wit, comedy and satirical social commentary, begins previews May 18. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022
The Shaw Festival will once again go al fresco with a series of specially produced performances, concert series and curated experiences throughout the summer and fall. Popular Outdoors @ The Shaw events return with new enchanting and imaginative encounters at various locations in and around the Festival grounds and Niagara-on-the-Lake.
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2022
A new play about the decades-long, tempestuous friendship between Dorothy Parker and Robert Benchley will receive an industry reading on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2022
Seven Angels Theatre announced today the world premiere of Italian Mom Loves You!, a comedy co-written and starring film, television and stage actor Daniel Franzese. This solo tour de force will run at the theatre, located at 1 Plank Road in Waterbury, CT, from August 12 through 21. Italian Mom Loves You! is co-written by Franzese and Connecticut-based playwright Jacques Lamarre and will be directed by Michael Schiralli.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 8, 2022
RELAPSE, Book & Lyrics by Justin Giachetti; Music by Louis A. Josephson, a pop/rock original musical examining how we all try to find normality within our neuro-divergencies, will have a special presentation directed by Joey McKneely with musical direction by Mark Galinovsky, produced by Jay Michaels, and featuring Audree Hedequist, Ryan Hurley, Steven Makropoulos, Jacob Ryan Smith, Ava Diane Tysonn, and We' McDonald, who achieved stardom on television's The Voice.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 8, 2022
Algonquin Arts Theatre (Pamela Ward-Executive Director) has announced the cast and creative team for its first production of the 2022/2023 season, Mary Poppins.
by Marissa Tomeo - Jun 4, 2022
San Francisco’s 42nd Street Moon (Daniel Thomas, Executive Artistic Director and Daren A.C. Carollo, Producing Artistic Director) is pleased to announce the full cast and creative team for the Company’s long-awaited production of the Tony Award-winning “Best Musical” THE PAJAMA GAME, with sisters Becky Potter (Director) and Annie Potter (Playwright) teaming up with Armando Fox (Music Director) and Renee DeWeese (Choreographer) to bring audiences a contemporary take on a comedy classic, celebrating the best of Broadway’s Golden Age, reimagined for a Gateway Theatre stage.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 30, 2022
Thanks to the successful and continuing partnership of Studio Tenn and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, Sam Harris returns to Nashville this Saturday night for an evening of Cabaret On Stage, the kick-off of the second season of such offerings on the stage of TPAC’s Andrew Jackson Hall.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2022
The Axelrod Performing Arts Center will present A MONKEY AND ME: STORIES I NEVER TOLD MY MOTHER, a new musical comedy by New Jersey playwright, composer and lyricist Jonathan Brielle Holtzman, from June 24-30. In this show, Holtzman portrays himself opposite TV and Broadway legend Tovah Feldshuh as his mother. It also stars the award-winning actress, Veanne Cox, as his “monkey.”  
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2022
Weston Theater Company announces the beguiling Sondheim musical: MARRY ME A LITTLE, playing July 6 – July 30 at Walker Farm. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 27, 2022
Seattle Opera announced today its new chorus master & head of music staff is Michaella Calzaretta, an experienced conductor acclaimed for her high standards and superb preparation skills.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2022
Future Spotlight Productions, in collaboration with KidZania London, present their next film, a modern musical remake of Jack and The Beanstalk. Featuring remixed pop classics to show-stopping musical numbers, this live production full of twists and turns features Strictly Come Dancing star Joanne Clifton and original SIX queen, Natalie Paris.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022
Ogunquit Playhouse, the crown jewel of the Maine Southern Seacoast, has announced the regional premiere of Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, which will join the 2022 season, playing September 15 – October 30.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2022
Can a twice divorced songwriter find love and happiness? Maybe a performing monkey from his Las Vegas extravaganza can show him the way. Find out when Jonathan Brielle Holtzman's semi-autobiographical musical comedy, A Monkey and Me: Stories I Never Told My Mother premieres at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center from June 24-26, starring five-time Tony Award nominee Tovah Feldshuh.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2022
The Fountain Theatre presents a deeply personal play about history, responsibility, and what we're willing to sacrifice for a new beginning. Tony Award-winning actor Jason Alexander, widely known from TV's Seinfeld, directs the Los Angeles premiere of If I Forget by Steven Levenson, running July 23 through September 10 on the Fountain's indoor stage. Previews begin July 20.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2022
Theatre in the Park continues its season of premieres with Disney's “The Descendants” opening Friday, June 17 and continuing with six additional performances Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19 and the following week Wednesday, June 22 through Saturday, June 25.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 14, 2022
The company's first project will be 'Brutal', a comedy short about a news anchor (Jackson) who acquires a leaked sex tape of a U.S. senator. The short is directed by Sam McConnell and written by Nicolas Citton. The cast also includes Matthew Morrison, Rachael Harris, Angelica Ross, and Johnny Sibilly.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 12, 2022
​Placer Repertory Theater’s ColLABoration LAB this June 22nd at 7 p.m. will bring “Prismatic Views” into focus by examining the myriad facets of self-identification and how they impact our works, roles, aspects, and mindsets.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 10, 2022
The evening will take place at The Town Hall on Monday June 13, 2022, at 7pm and will honor Loretta Brennan Glucksman with Irish Repertory Theatre's Visionary Leadership Award in recognition of her philanthropic support of Irish communities and her tireless work in promoting Irish culture and heritage in the US and around the world.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022
Casting has been announced for Pittsburgh CLO's exclusive engagement of the wand-wielding Off-Broadway hit parody, PUFFS — which The New York Times proclaims 'a fast-paced romp through the 'Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic.''
by Paula Makar - Jun 10, 2022
What did our critic think of 42nd Street at Music Theatre Wichita? Come and meet those dancing feet! A brand-new edition of this timeless classic taps its way into Century II Concert Hall June 15-19, as the second offering in the 2022 Music Theatre Wichita season.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 24, 2022
Jason Alexander directs L.A. premiere of Steven Levenson’s funny, powerful ‘If I Forget’ at Fountain Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2022
For many a broken heart can feel like a long hard rain as the emotional, dark clouds roll in. Cory M. Coons new single, 'Long Hard Rain', is for all the folks who have felt beaten down at one point in their lives.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 18, 2022
Hear, see, experience, jump up and take part in unique stories from true history, and learn more this month about the villain who is tearing the fabric of time at the July 24 show RIFTS IN TIME.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 15, 2022
Montana TheatreWorks, producers of Damn Yankees, Annie, and Oklahoma! presents The Sound of Music at The Ellen Theatre, August 5- 21.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2022
Bernard Shaw's brilliant dark comedy The Doctor's Dilemma, the first of the final trio of main season shows, begins previews July 16 at the Festival Theatre. On July 27, Cicely Hamilton's funny and prophetic Just to Get Married begins previews at the Royal George Theatre, while August Wilson's haunting Gem of the Ocean begins previews on August 5 at the Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre. 
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2022
The Beautiful City Project announces the cast of its August fundraising cabaret BALL NIGHT, with proceeds to benefit Special Olympics Illinois, an organization that provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 12, 2022
Cheyenne Jackson will be stepping into the roles of “The Wolf” and “Cinderella’s Prince” from July 24 through August 2 in the New York City Center Encores! production of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim’s beloved musical, Into the Woods at the St. James Theatre, as Tony Award winner Gavin Creel fulfills a prior commitment.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2022
The Gateway starts rehearsals this week for DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID and is set to open July 15 and runs through August 7 in Bellport.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 12, 2022
Even after a brief telephone conversation – which covers as many subjects as time will allow – it’s quite clear that Jason Graae is not only an acclaimed actor, entertainer and stage/film/tv performer. He is, at his very core, a raconteur (which is a fancy French way of saying he can tell a great story).
by Stephi Wild - Apr 8, 2022
Directed by Matthew Dunster, Martin McDonagh's Hangmen begins previews tonight, Friday, April 8, 2022. The production opens on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at Broadway's Golden Theatre for a limited 10-week engagement. Meet the cast here!
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 6, 2022
Tony Award-winning actor Rae Allen passed away this afternoon at the age of 95. 
by Elena Díaz-Guerra - Apr 6, 2022
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by Review Roundups - Apr 4, 2022
Second Stage Theater production of Richard Greenberg's Tony Award-winning play, Take Me Out, officially opened at the Hayes Theater! Read all the reviews from the New York Times and more!
by BWW Features - Apr 30, 2022
Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop, the most recent musical to take home the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, has just opened on Broadway! Only 10 musicals in history have been honored with the coveted award and we've got the full list.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022
Thursday, April 21st, 2022 - Ry Armstrong is debuting their show ‘THEY // SHE // HE’ at The Green Room 42. The concert will be at 7:00 PM on Monday, May 9th, 2022, at The Green Room 42 at 570 Tenth Avenue, 4th Floor inside YOTEL in New York City, New York.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022
The Shaw Festival’s 60th season will continue with performances of the romantic musical comedy Damn Yankees, psychological thriller Gaslight and surreal tour de force Too True to Be Good. All three shows will begin welcoming audiences to preview performances in the coming days and weeks.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2022
Irish Repertory Theatre has announced performers and presenters for A Celebration of the Musicals of Harold Prince, this season’s annual Gala benefit production. The evening will take place at The Town Hall (123 W 43rd St, New York, NY 10036) on Monday June 13, 2022, at 7pm and will honor Loretta Brennan Glucksman.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 18, 2022
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the cast and crew of the comedy Windfall, the first show of the 2022 Mainstage Season, with previews starting May 31. The new comedy by Scooter Pietsch, directed by Jason Alexander, opens Saturday, June 4, and continues through Sunday, June 19.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 18, 2022
The Prince Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, announces that  applications are now open for the 2022 Fellowship program.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2022
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the cast and crew of the comedy Windfall, the first show of the 2022 Mainstage Season, with previews starting May 31. The new comedy by Scooter Pietsch, directed by Jason Alexander, opens Saturday, June 4, and continues through Sunday, June 19
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Apr 12, 2022
Little Known Facts is a weekly podcast hosted by stage and film actress Ilana Levine. Today's episode features Broadway's Brad Oscar!
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 11, 2022
Algonquin Arts Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for its spring production of Into the Woods.

Damn Yankees Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Damn Yankees have their been?
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.

What Tony Awards has Damn Yankees been nominated for?
Best Musical , Best Choreography for Bob FosseBest Conductor and Musical Director for Hal Hastings and Best Stage Technician for Harry Green.

What Tony Awards has Damn Yankees won?
Best Musical, Best Choreography for Bob Fosse Best Conductor and Musical Director for Hal Hastings and Best Stage Technician for Harry Green.

What productions of Damn Yankees have their been?
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.

What songs are in Damn Yankees and what's the order?
Six Months Out of Every Year
Goodbye, Old Girl
Heart
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
Overture
Entr’acte
Opening Credits

The American League
Ballet
A Man Doesn't Know
Overture: Six Months Out of Every Year
Goodbye, Old Girl
Heart
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)

What is the order of songs in Damn Yankees and what's the order?
Six Months Out of Every Year
Goodbye, Old Girl
Heart
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
Overture
Entr’acte
Opening Credits

The American League
Ballet
A Man Doesn't Know
Overture: Six Months Out of Every Year
Goodbye, Old Girl
Heart
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)

What productions of Damn Yankees have there been?
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.