Set in the magical world of La Belle Epoque in turn-of-the-century Paris, GIGI is a timeless romantic comedy about a young woman groomed in the custom of her family to be a companion to a bored, wealthy playboy, until the two unexpectedly realize this is in fact true love.
This year marks the 40th Anniversary of the debut of Gigi on Broadway. Lerner and Loewe's Tony Award-winning score was first heard in the 9-time Academy Award-winning Best Picture of the same name, directed by Vincente Minnelli. The movie, which was the last of the classic MGM musicals, was based on the Broadway play by Anita Loos and the popular novella by Colette.
Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved musical GIGI will return to Broadway in a production directed by Tony Award-nominee Eric D. Schaeffer (Follies), in a new adaptation by acclaimed British playwright and Emmy-nominated screenwriter Heidi Thomas ("Cranforde," "Upstairs Downstairs," "Call the Midwife".)
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by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2015
Gigi, the new Broadway production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning musical comedy, will play its final performance today, Sunday, June 21 at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). The production, which began previews on Thursday, March 19 and opened officially on Wednesday, April 8, will have played 20 previews and 86 performances.
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2015
Vanessa Hudgens and the cast of Broadway's GIGI took to the street to serenade the cast of JERSEY BOYS, their neighboring show at 52nd Street's August Wilson Theatre.
GIGI's Vanessa Hudgens Addresses Show's Closing On Social Media: 'What A Wonderful Ride It Has Been'
by Pat Cerasaro - June 16, 2015
Vanessa Hudgens says au revoir to GIGI!
by BWW News Desk - June 9, 2015
?Gigi, the new Broadway production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning musical comedy, will play its final performance on Sunday, June 21 at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). The production, which began previews on Thursday, March 19 and opened officially on Wednesday, April 8, will have played 20 previews and 86 performances.
by TV News Desk - June 8, 2015
Vanessa Hudgens, Coey Cott, Victoria Clark and the cast of 'Gigi,' were among the performances on last night's show. Watch the appearance below!
by TV News Desk - May 29, 2015
The 26-year-old stopped by TODAY to explain how she balances her social life with her rigorous eight performances a week.
by Movies News Desk - May 29, 2015
In the May issue of Social Life Magazine, Vanessa Hudgens discusses making her Broadway debut in the title role of GIGI.
by Stage Tube - May 28, 2015
Thank Heaven for Corey Cott! Watch the latest video from Gigi, in which Corey Cott sings the title song from the Broadway musical Gigi, below!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 27, 2015
STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, was held earlier today, May 27th in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. Hosted by HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH's Darren Criss, Broadway's best turned out for the annual performance - including GIGI's Corey Cott, who performed the show's title number- check it out below!
by Pat Cerasaro - May 22, 2015
Preview GIGI in all her recorded glory!
by TV News Desk - May 22, 2015
GIGI star Vanessa Hudgens stopped by last night's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE on Bravo and joined host Andy Cohen and fellow guest Kellan Lutz in Clubhouse Playhouse's re-enactment of 'High School Musical 2.'
by Stage Tube - May 21, 2015
Everyone's favorite pint-sized theatre critic Iain Armitage stopped by after a performance of Broadway's GIGI to interview leading lady Vanessa Hudgens. Click below to see what she had to say!
by Pat Cerasaro - May 21, 2015
Preview GIGI in all her recorded glory!
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015
DMI Soundtracks has announced the immediate availability on iTunes of the New Broadway Cast Recording for Gigi, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning musical comedy. The recording was produced and engineered by six-time Grammy Award winner Frank Filipetti. The CD is slated for release in June.
by Pat Cerasaro - May 15, 2015
Gigi hits the recording studio!
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2015
Vanessa Hudgens stopped by THE TALK, airing from New York City this week, to chat about her Broadway play 'Gigi.'
by Stage Tube - May 11, 2015
Gigi, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning musical comedy, has been going strong at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street), and the cast has something new to celebrate- ensemble member Ashley Yeater just got a surprise prospal onstage! THe show's official Instagram writes: 'She said YES!!! Thank you @ashleyyeater and Rikki for sharing such a special moment with us!#GigiBlessings.'
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015
The Broadway Association, the 104 year-old not-for-profit that is committed to the betterment, safety and economic prosperity of the Times Square and Midtown West community, hosted its annual awards luncheon on Thursday, May 7 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square.
ON RECORD: Howard McGillin's Five Favorite Cast Albums- 'It's One of the Musical Theatre's Greatest Treasures'
by On Record - May 5, 2015
BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you our latest weekly series- ON RECORD. Ever wonder which Broadway tunes have inspired your favorite performers? Check back every Tuesday to find out which cast recordings have made an impact on Broadway's brightest stars. In this week's edition, we hear from Howard McGillin, who is currently starring as 'Honore Lachaille' in Gigi- playing at the Neil Simon Theatre Theatre. Read on to find out his top five picks!