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First Impressions - 1959 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Based on the novel Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen


Based on the play by Helen Jerome

Alvin Theatre


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(New York, NY)
250 W. 52nd St.
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by A.A. Cristi - Sep 9, 2020
On December 3rd, 2020, to celebrate the United Nations' International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Heidi Latsky Dance (HLD) will lead hundreds of individuals online in a performance of ON DISPLAY GLOBAL (ODG).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2021
BIRDLAND THEATER will present Christina Bianco in her new show “A Lot to Unpack” on Friday, October 15 and Saturday, October 16 at 8:30 PM. Her bags are packed for London but before she leaves her hometown this globetrotting, genre-crossing, multi-voiced, multi-wig-wearing funny girl has some serious unpacking to do.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 23, 2020
Alternative Theatre Los Angeles in association with LA Stage Alliance presents 'Together LA: A Virtual Stage Festival' celebrating the vibrant and diverse intimate theatre scene of the greater Los Angeles area. Each night starts at 7 p.m. PST, and each piece runs approximately 10 minutes. Free with Reservations.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 13, 2021
Join Roy Forbes to celebrate his 50th Anniversary in the biz and his long-awaited disc 'Edge of Blue'. The new songs all grew from Roy and his Gurian guitar and that's how you'll hear them at this special event. One guy, one guitar.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 1, 2020
On September 9, 1920, members of the newly formed Hurlstone Park Choral Society came together for their first performance at Randwick Hospital. This auspicious event would set them on the course to become Australia's leading choral performing arts company and a key player in establishing Sydney as an internationally renowned cultural centre.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 8, 2020
Meet the playwrights from the 2nd week of LA's first TogetherLAFestival. Presented by Alternative Theatre Los Angeles (ATLA) in association with LA Stage Alliance (LASA), a?oeTogether LA: A Virtual Stage Festivala?? is celebrating the vibrant and diverse intimate theatre scene of the greater Los Angeles area.
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 13, 2021
The girl of a thousand voices will raise some of those voices in song before immigrating to the British Isles.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 19, 2020
FOX has ordered GAME OF TALENTS, an all-new unscripted variety show in which contestants must guess the performers’ hidden talent, based only on their first impressions and a few wily clues.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 8, 2022
Centerstage is pleased to present Yellow Fever by Rick Shiomi, a noir-genre detective thriller set in the Pacific Northwest, and told through the lens of the Japanese and Chinese immigrant communities in the 1970s. The shadows of the internment camps linger over a vibrant community as it fights to establish itself just a few decades after losing so much. In the midst of it all is detective Sam Shikaze, a nisei private eye...and he’s got a story to tell.
by Paige Cochrane - May 6, 2022
It must have been said at some point in history that the course of lesbian love never did run smooth. Jules is vivacious and unconventional, whereas Juniper is thoughtful and quiet. Lustful glances across a noisy bar leads the pair to embark on a fiery relationship, learning to love and trust each other even when they don’t want to.
by Michael Major - May 4, 2022
Canny and time-bending, composer/producer Alexis Georgopoulos (Arp) sculpts angularities into fresh, alluring shapes, expanding and contracting song form into brain-teasing sound design. The “New Pleasures” album was announced alongside a striking video for the title track directed by acclaimed filmmaker Adinah Dancyger.
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2021
International singer and comedian Christina Bianco will appear on the Music At The Mansion: PORCH PERFORMANCES series, produced by NiCori Studios & Productions on Saturday, June 5 at 7pm at The Oakeside Mansion in Bloomfield, NJ.
by James Lindhorst - May 2, 2021
BroadwayWorld recently had the opportunity to sit down with STAGES St. Louis associate producer Andrew Kuhlman. Andrew is a Best Musical Tony nominee as associate producer for The Prom. He is an educator who has taught both at the high school and collegiate levels. He is a graduate of Bradley University in Peoria Illinois and majored in Theater Performance. Andrew made the decision to return to St. Louis following graduation to pursue his career in the arts and spend time with his aging grandmother, putting family before his career. It is to the benefit of the vibrant St. Louis theater scene that Andrew lends his talents to help stage the Broadway caliber productions at STAGES St. Louis.
by Stephen Mosher - May 18, 2021
Two shows into their second series, PORCH PERFORMANCES is already making a mark in the 2021 season of live entertainment.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2020
A retelling of the original, much-loved fairytale Beauty and the Beast will take centre-stage at Staffordshire's New Vic for Christmas 2020, the theatre-in-the-round announced today.
by Michael Major - Mar 30, 2022
Kristin Chenoweth has revealed her musical theatre dream roles. Chenoweth's selections included playing the Emcee in an all-female production of Cabaret, alongside Ariana DeBose or Beanie Feldstein as Sally Bowles, a Dolly Parton biopic written by Parton herself, and a musical version of Pushing Daisies.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 30, 2020
Bravo Bell, a friendly pup who is resident mood-booster and Director of First Impressions for Off-Broadway's Players Theatre in NYC, is feeling lonely during these quarantine times. So, he and the co-owners of recently opened Bravo's Book Nook, Brenda Bell and Michael Sgouros, have launched a virtual Storytime every Tuesday at 2:00pm.
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 21, 2022
Relative NYC newcomer Jacob Khalil has been making the rounds but when he sold out Birdland Theater, he may just have found an artistic home.
by Michael Major - Mar 2, 2022
Katy Perry's larger-than-life Las Vegas residency PLAY includes smash hit singles, such as 'Firework' and 'Teenage Dream,' plus the recently-released 'When I'm Gone' with Alesso. BroadwayWorld caught up with Katy Perry to discuss PLAY, her new music, and the possibility of Perry ever appearing on Broadway.
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Mar 14, 2022
A right-wing politician and a left-wing activist meet in a court mandated restorative justice session after an unfortunate incident involving a strawberry milkshake. When the moderator doesn’t show they take it upon themselves to conduct the session without supervision. How difficult can it be? After all, it was only a milkshake. It’s not like anyone died.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2021
IS NOW A GOOD TIME?, a brand new interactive piece of theatre conducted entirely over the phone, will premiere on 17 March from Bristol's Tobacco Factory Theatres, and then tour venues around the UK from 22 March until 29 May. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2022
The Tony Awards has partnered with City National Bank to create exclusive content and experiences to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of The Tony Awards, on Sunday, June 12th at Radio City Music Hall.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 27, 2022
Following her sold out performance at Feinstein’s at Vitello’s in Los Angeles, Carlie Craig will return to Feinstein’s/54Below for the first time since her very first one woman show Small, But Fierce in 2016! 
by Team BWW - Jun 18, 2022
The 2022 Tonys have come and gone! The 75th Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Ariana DeBose, aired live from Radio City Music Hall and here is a recap of all of the highlights, winners, performances, best moments, photos, videos and more from the whole night!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2022
Plan-B Theatre has announced their 32nd Season, celebrating the work of 10 Utah playwrights!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 12, 2022
Throughout the night, the official YouTube channel of the Tony Awards will be sharing videos from its First Impressions Cam, presented by City National Bank, showcasing tonight's winners. Stay tuned here as we update this story as new videos are posted!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021
MST’s MainStage season will open with the wildly whimsical and equally intelligent Darwin in Malibu by Crispin Whittell, directed by Udden. It’s a meeting of the minds when Charles Darwin, Thomas Huxley, and the Bishop of Oxford, Samuel Wilberforce, meet on the beach in Malibu a century after their deaths!
by Sarah Dussome - Jul 9, 2022
Comedy meets poignancy in Will Eno’s unconventional drama.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2022
After a successful June, the Bryant Park Reading Room has announced July’s lineup during a monumental year celebrating Bryant Park’s 30th anniversary. “The Bachelor’s” Matt James joins this month’s Author lineup on July 13 at 12:30pm with his new book “First Impressions: Off Screen Conversations with a BACHELOR on Race, Family, and Forgiveness.'
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 31, 2020
Today (July 31) in live streaming: Jerry Mitchell visits Backstage Live, the Marie's Crisis Weekend-Warmup is back, and so much more!
by Michael Major - Jan 3, 2022
Clayton Echard appeared on Good Morning America this morning to discuss being named as the new Bachelor on the new season of ABC's hit reality series. Elchard, who was previously sent home on the Bachelorette, spoke to Lara Spencer about tonight's premiere.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 28, 2020
Royal Family Productions (Chris Henry, Artistic Director), a Times Square-based non-profit theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, is proud to kick off their season with Royal Family's Resident Choreographer/Creative Associate Lorna Ventura curating the FEMALE FORWARD FESTIVAL. This festival features Blackbirding by Queen Esther (The Moxie Show), Journeys by Rosa Arredondo (TV: a?oeRoswell, New Mexico.a?? Broadway: A Streetcar Named Desire), and This Open Earth by Iman Schuk. Tickets are $30; $100; $250 and can be purchased by clicking royalfamilyproductions.org 
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 27, 2020
Sammy Hagar & The Circle, comprised of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees Sammy Hagar and bassist Michael Anthony, drummer Jason Bonham and guitarist Vic Johnson, are joining forces with Whitesnake, formed by former Deep Purple singer and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer David Coverdale with guitarists Reb Beach and Joel Hoekstra, drummer Tommy Aldridge, bassist Michael Devin and keyboardist Michele Luppi, for a 2020 summer tour featuring a setlist of some of the biggest hard-rocking hits of the past four decades.  The 30-city U.S tour will also feature special guest Night Ranger on all dates, delivering fans an incredible summer evening of music at some of the most scenic outdoor amphitheaters across the U.S.
by Stage Tube - Jan 16, 2021
The first promo trailer has been released for FOX's upcoming variety show GAME OF TALENTS!
by Jenny Ell - Feb 4, 2020
Louise O'Neill's award-winning 2015 novel, Asking For It, has been adapted for the stage by playwright, Meadhbh McHugh, and received its UK premiere at The REP Birmingham last night, following great success in its country of origin in 2018.
by Review Roundups - Feb 25, 2020
Vineyard Theatre presents Dana H., by Lucas Hnath, adapted from interviews with Dana Higginbotham conducted by Steve Cosson, and directed by Les Waters, began previews on February 11 with Deirdre O'Connell reprising the title role for the New York premiere direct from engagements at Center Theatre Group and The Goodman Theatre. 
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 24, 2022
Who doesn't love tacos?! Main Street Theater brings the fun of the hit book, Dragons Love Tacos, to the stage during Spring Break. Performances will be held at MST's MATCH location, 3400 Main St., Houston, TX  77002, Tuesday - Friday, March 15 – 18 at 1:30pm and Saturday, March 19 at 10:30am and 1:30pm.
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 24, 2021
The everyone else part of ME, MYSELF, AND EVERYONE ELSE all comes from one amazing woman and breathtaking whirlwind of talent. This is Christina Bianco.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2021
The three upcoming readings are: Alice Childress’s Trouble in Mind, directed by Awoye Timpo; George Bernard Shaw’s Arms and the Man, directed by 2020 SAG Award nominee, Obie Award winner, and Tony Award nominee Colman Domingo; and Thornton Wilder’s The Matchmaker, directed by Dawn Monique Williams.
by TV Scoop - Dec 29, 2021
Get all the scoop on THE BACHELOR, airing on ABC on Monday, January 3, 2022! Plus, watch a preview of the upcoming season!
by Review Roundups - Dec 22, 2021
The third year of the record-breaking North American Tour of Dear Evan Hansen relaunched on December 7, 2021 in Greensboro, North Carolina. The tour will stop by more than 30 cities across the US and Canada in the 2021/2022 season.
by West End Video - Aug 12, 2020
​​​​​​​Caspa Productions today announces the cast for their new immersive production, SQUAD GOALS by Michelle Payne, opening at the Dagenham & Redbridge FC Football Stadium in September.
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 5, 2022
Mammoth WVH is announcing that they will have to cancel their remaining 6 shows of the Young Guns Tour starting with tonight’s performance in Raleigh, NC at The Ritz due to members of the touring personnel testing positive for COVID. The other affected dates are April 6th in Charlotte, NC; April 8th in Nashville, TN; April 9th in Dothan, AL; April 10th in Orlando and April 12th in Orlando. Refunds are available at point of purchase for anyone who purchased a ticket to see Mammoth WVH. Dirty Honey will still perform at the scheduled dates as advertised.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2020
Main Street Theater (MST)'s 45th Season will include six (6) productions on its MainStage and seven (7) at its Theater for Youth for 2020-2021.
by Fran Thomas - Apr 17, 2021
Broadway Palm is blurbing A Bronx Tale as a combination of Jersey Boys and West Side Story. Huh? I wasn't quite sure what I was about to see.
by Michael Major - Apr 15, 2022
Nominees for the 26th Annual Webby Awards include Disney on Broadway’s Reopening on TikTok Livestream, BroadwayHD, The Tony Awards First Impressions Cam, Spotlight on Plays, and the 'Broadway's Back' segment on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Find out more information on the nominees and how to vote for them now!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2022
PrideArts Artistic Director Jay Espano (he/him/his) today announced a series of four Monday night cabaret performances by Chicago area musical theater and cabaret artists at the Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway.
by ICMT - Apr 13, 2021
With theatres planning to reopen in the hopefully not too distant future, auditions have started but not as we knew them. Speaking to German Director Christopher Stadlhofer, he explains, 'Even after lock-down, we will likely be conducting our first rounds online or by self-tape. It's logistically easier and more cost-effective.' Germany has the second-largest theatre industry in Europe next to London. So, what do you need to know if you are auditioning by Zoom or other online platforms?
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2021
Storytelling Arts of Indiana will continue its 33rd season with a performance by an accomplished international artist who combines mime and spoken word to enchant audiences with the story of his whirlwind life. Antonio Rocha will humanize what’s become an increasingly divisive topic in our country, the experience of immigration.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 13, 2020
Bravo will be back on Tuesday, April 14th at 2pm for another story time! Although his mom, Brenda, continues to battle those pesky technology mishaps, Bravo is determined to persist. He commented 'look, we're theatre people (and well, dog). My mom [Brenda] is way more accustomed to live performances and hates having to fuss around with 'going digital'. BUT I assured her that all my friends and fans wanted to stay connected and so they can see how badly I miss their bellyrubs and cheeks for kisses!'

First Impressions Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of First Impressions have their been?
First Impressions has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1959 and Broadway which opened in 1959.

What productions of First Impressions have their been?
First Impressions has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1959 and Broadway which opened in 1959.

What songs are in First Impressions and what's the order?
Five Daughters
I'm Me
Have You Heard the News?
Polka
The Assembly Dance
A Perfect Evening
As Long As There's a Mother
Love Will Find Out the Way
A Gentleman Never Falls Wildly in Love
Fragrant Flower
I Feel Sorry for the Girl
I Suddenly Find It Agreeable
This Really Isn't Me
Wasn't It a Simply Lovely Wedding?
A House in Town
The Heart Has Won the Game
Dance
Let's Fetch the Carriage
Jane
I'll Regret It
Not Like Me
The Shropshire Whim
Reflections
Goodbye, Kind Sir, Goodbye
Silly Brats and Rum
It's the Thing to Do
So This Is How It Is

What is the order of songs in First Impressions and what's the order?
Five Daughters
I'm Me
Have You Heard the News?
Polka
The Assembly Dance
A Perfect Evening
As Long As There's a Mother
Love Will Find Out the Way
A Gentleman Never Falls Wildly in Love
Fragrant Flower
I Feel Sorry for the Girl
I Suddenly Find It Agreeable
This Really Isn't Me
Wasn't It a Simply Lovely Wedding?
A House in Town
The Heart Has Won the Game
Dance
Let's Fetch the Carriage
Jane
I'll Regret It
Not Like Me
The Shropshire Whim
Reflections
Goodbye, Kind Sir, Goodbye
Silly Brats and Rum
It's the Thing to Do
So This Is How It Is

What productions of First Impressions have there been?
First Impressions has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1959 and Broadway which opened in 1959.