Damn Yankees Revival

Opened: March 3, 1994
Closing: August 06, 1995

Damn Yankees - 1994 - Broadway History , Info & More

Marquis Theatre (Broadway)
210 W. 46th St. New York, NY 10036

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."

Damn Yankees - 1994 - Broadway Cast

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Video: Watch the 35 Best Broadway Performances from the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
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This year several Broadway shows will perform at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, including casts from Shucked, Back to the Future, Spamalot, How to Dance in Ohio, and & Juliet (on NBC) and Chicago, A Beautiful Noise and Aladdin (on CBS). Before they do, recap our past favorites with these videos!

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Former Artistic Director for Westside Repertory Theater, Doug DeVita has had work produced in New York, Los Angeles, Seattle, New Jersey, Connecticut, and London.


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.
Best Choreography for Rob Marshall, Best Revival of a Musical for Mitchell Maxwell, Best Revival of a Musical for PolyGram Diversified Entertainment, Best Revival of a Musical for Dan Markley, Best Revival of a Musical for Kevin McCollum, Best Revival of a Musical for Victoria Maxwell, Best Revival of a Musical for Fred H. Krones, Best Revival of a Musical for Andrea Nasher, Best Revival of a Musical for The Frankel-Viertel-Baruch Group, Best Revival of a Musical for Paula Heil Fisher, Best Revival of a Musical for Julie Ross, Best Revival of a Musical for Jon B. PlattBest Revival of a Musical for Alan Schuster and Best Revival of a Musical for Peter Breger.
Damn Yankees has been nominated for two awards. It was nominated for Outstanding Orchestration at the Drama Desk Awards for Douglas Besterman, and it was also nominated for Outstanding Revival of a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for Damn Yankees.



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