Falsettos 1992

Opened: April 29, 1992
Closing: June 27, 1993

Falsettos - 1992 - Broadway History , Info & More

John Golden Theatre (Broadway)
252 West 45th St. New York, NY

FALSETTOS is the Tony Award winning, Broadway musical sensation that will sucker punch you right in the heart. FALSETTOS is the story of a complicated and very confused man, Marvin. Initially, Marvin seems blessed with the perfect family. He has a caring wife, Trina and a young son, Jason. Nevertheless, the family is soon broken apart when Marvin leaves Trina for his new boyfriend, Whizzer. Trina, meanwhile, ends up with the family psychiatrist, Mendel. All the while, Jason is stuck in the middle. Included in the mix are the lesbian couple composed of Dr. Charlotte and Cordelia. Ultimately, the various characters are forced to come together when Whizzer contracts AIDS. FALSETTOS is about life, love and the decency and honesty that exists in all of us.

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Other Productions of Falsettos

1992   Broadway Original Broadway Production
2016   Broadway Broadway Revival Production
2019   US Tour US Revival Tour
US Tour
2019   West End West End European Premiere
West End

Falsettos - 1992 Broadway Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
1992 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical Barbara Walsh
1992 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Revival of a Musical Falsettos
1992 Tony Awards Best Book of a Musical William Finn
1992 Tony Awards Best Book of a Musical James Lapine
1992 Tony Awards Best Direction of a Musical James Lapine
1992 Tony Awards Best Musical Barry and Fran Weissler
1992 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre William Finn
1992 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Jonathan Kaplan
1992 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Michael Rupert
1992 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Barbara Walsh