Finian's Rainbow 2004

Ages: 6+
Opened: April 15, 2004
Closing: July 11, 2004

Finian's Rainbow - 2004 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

Irish Repertory Theatre
132 West 22nd St.(between 6th & 7th Aves) New York, NY 10011

The show had its Broadway premiere in 1947, which ran for 725 performances and won three Tony Awards, including one for star David Wayne and one for legendary choreographer Michael Kidd who made his Broadway debut with the show. One of the first of the socially conscious postwar musicals, Finian's Rainbow is unusual in that it deals in a satirical way with issues of class, race, and economics, most specifically in the character of a bigoted Southern senator who is accidentally turned black. It was also notable in its time for featuring an integrated cast at a time when most shows did not and for featuring a mute character who expresses herself solely through dance. The musical was revived in 1955 at City Center and in 1960 at Broadway's 46th Street Theatre.

Finian's Rainbow - 2004 - Off-Broadway Cast

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Finian's Rainbow has had 15 productions including Broadway which opened in 1947, Broadway which opened in 1947, West End which opened in 1947, Broadway which opened in 1955, Broadway which opened in 1955, Broadway which opened in 1960, Broadway which opened in 1960, Regional (US) which opened in 1997, New York which opened in 1999, US Tour which opened in 1999, New York which opened in 2003, Off-Broadway which opened in 2004, Off-Broadway which opened in 2004, Broadway which opened in 2009 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2016.
Finian's Rainbow has been nominated for the Outstanding Revival of a Musical award at the Drama Desk Awards.
Finian's Rainbow has won the Outstanding Revival of a Musical award at the Drama Desk Awards.

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