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Hallelujah, Baby! - 2000 - Off-Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Hallelujah, Baby! is a musical with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Adolph Green and Betty Comden, and a book by Arthur Laurents. The show is "a chronicle of the African American struggle for equality during the [first half of the] 20th century."[1]



The musical premiered on Broadway in 1967 and made a young Leslie Uggams a star. It won the Tony Award for Best Musical.

Closing: October 29, 2000

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2020
The York Theatre Company has announced 2 additions to its organization: Gerry McIntyre, York's new Associate Artistic Director, and Alana Graber, who is the company's new Director of Development. They join James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director, Evans Haile, Executive Director, and Aaron Simms, General Manager, on the York's administrative team.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 28, 2020
The York continues its fall season of virtual events on Tuesday with a live company reunion of its 2000 and 2018 Musicals in Mufti productions of HALLELUJAH, BABY!.
by Cindy Marcolina - Sep 26, 2022
Audra McDonald’s name sits right at the centre of the Broadway firmament. A record-breaking performer among the queens of musicals, her cup of talent certainly runneth over.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 12, 2022
The York Theatre Company will honor Tony Award-winning musical theater icon Leslie Uggams (Hallelujah, Baby!, Anything Goes, Thoroughly Modern Millie) with the 2022 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Outstanding Achievement in Musical Theater and Ted Chapin with The York Theatre Company Founders’ Award at the 30th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala.
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 31, 2022
Next month, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2022
The York Theatre Company has announced the roster of performers for a concert celebration at the 30th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala, which will take place on Monday evening, November 14, 2022 at The Edison Rooftop.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2022
54 BELOW will welcome Tony Award winner Leslie Uggams. The Broadway icon and critical darling is back on the 54 stage November 10-12 at 7:00pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2022
Shoshana Bean, Lilli Cooper, Jared Grimes and Christine Pedi have joined the roster of performers for a concert celebration at the 30th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala, which will honor musical theater legend Leslie Uggams with the 2022 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Outstanding Achievement in Musical Theater, which will be presented by Dionne Warwick. 
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 5, 2022
Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 26, 2019
The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, presents the Off-Broadway premiere production of the new musical revue Anything Can Happen in the Theater: The Musical World of Maury Yeston with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 16, 2020
Broadway's Phillipa Soo, Will Swenson, and Leslie Uggams have signed on to join the cast of 'The Second Wave,' which already includes Audra McDonald, Steven Pasquale, and Taylor Schilling.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 15, 2022
The gala honored musical theater legend Leslie Uggams  with the 2022 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Outstanding Achievement in Musical Theater, which will be presented by Dionne Warwick. Ted Chapin was also honored with The York Theatre Company Founders' Award, presented by his daughters Anika and Zoë Chapin. Check out photos here!
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 11, 2022
Leslie Uggams talks and sings through her life, her career, and her New York in a show that demands to be seen.
by A.A. Cristi - May 25, 2021
On this day, we're wishing a very Happy Birthday to Broadway legend, Leslie Uggams!
by A.A. Cristi - May 25, 2020
On this day, we're wishing a very Happy Birthday to Broadway legend, Leslie Uggams!
by Amber Kusching - May 15, 2022
Now’s the time! Get out of your room, grab your favorite beverage, and head over to Haddonfield Plays & Players’ production of Hallelujah, Baby! playing May 20th through June 4th in Haddonfield, NJ.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 6, 2020
The Third Avenue Playhouse, located in historic downtown Sturgeon Bay, announces its lineup of six plays for the upcoming 2020 season. The plays include an early career work from playwright David Mamet, a 1964 musical by the legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, a multi-award winning classic about the unlikely friendship between an elderly lady and her driver, the story of an unconventional advice columnist, and a farcical take on the making of Gone With The Wind.
by Student Blogger: Madison Moore - Mar 22, 2021
The criteria are that these shows have been nominated for Best Musical from the 3rd Tony Awards (the ceremony that started the Best Musical category) in 1949 to the nominations of what will now be the 74th Tony Awards in 2021. I will be determining their signs based upon their Broadway premiere date. With those rules in mind, here we go!
by Team BWW - Mar 19, 2021
The stars announced for April and May include Matt Doyle, Ali Stroker,  Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus,  Mandy Gonzalez, Andrea McArdle, Christine Pedi, Laura Benanti, Linda Benanti, and Leslie Uggams.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2022
​​​​​​Berkshire Theatre Group has announced casting for shows in BTG’s Late Summer 2022 Season. The full season will feature B.R.O.K.E.N code B.I.R.D switching, a world premiere play and an award recipient of the GRANTS FOR ARTS PROJECTS from the National Endowment for the Arts; Once, a Tony Award-winning musical; Songs For a New World, the first musical by a Tony Award winner; Dracula, a classic gothic tale of horrors; and Edward Albee's Seascape, a Pulitzer Prize-winning play. 
by Team BWW - Jun 5, 2021
You voted, now here they are! In alphabetical order, meet our top 3 in the college category. After two successful seasons of our virtual singing competition, we're back again by popular demand with the third season of our online musical theatre singing competition for student performers sponsored by The International College of Musical Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 13, 2021
Broadway’s Best Shows musical extravaganza “Show of Titles” will premiere on Sunday, June 13, 2021 at 7pm ET and be available for four days only.  The show features dozens of Broadway stars performing the title songs from over 20 beloved musicals. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021
Broadway’s Best Shows musical extravaganza “Show of Titles” will premiere on Sunday, June 13, 2021 at 7pm ET and be available for four days only.  The show features dozens of Broadway stars performing the title songs from over 20 beloved musicals. 
by Stage Tube - Jun 1, 2022
It's that time of year again! We're celebrating June 1 with the iconic video of Leslie Uggams singing 'June is Bustin' Out All Over' from Carousel!
by Amber Kusching - Jun 1, 2022
Haddonfield Plays & Players’ is South Jersey’s only BYOB theatre. So, grab your favorite beverage and head over to HP&P’s Hallelujah, Baby! playing now through June 4th in Haddonfield, NJ. For more information about the show and to purchase tickets, please visit www.haddonfieldplayers.com
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 1, 2021
Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm ET) with it's June! June! June! with Leslie Uggams!  A special, newly edited encore presentation of past interviews with the incomparable Leslie Uggams.
by Stage Tube - Jun 1, 2020
It's that time of year again! We're celebrating June 1 with the iconic video of Leslie Uggams singing 'June is Bustin' Out All Over' from Carousel!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2021
Suzzanne Douglas, known for her starring role in the sitcom The Parent ‘Hood and more, has passed away at the age of 64.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 18, 2022
This July, Berkshire Theatre Group will present Songs For a New World, the first musical by Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown at The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge, MA, and also the 2022 Colonial Concert Series: Featuring Broadway Luminaries Chita Rivera and Charl Brown at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, MA.
by Nuria Pedret - Jul 14, 2021
En el aniversario del dramaturgo estadounidense, queremos repasar su biografía así como sus obras más destacadas
by Stage Tube - Jul 14, 2020
Arthur Laurents was best known for his work as librettist on Gypsy and West Side Story, but was also well known as a playwright, having won a Tony Award® for Hallelujah, Baby! in 1968. Later as a director, he was Tony-nominated for Gypsy in 1975 (and the 2008 revival) as well as the original 1984 La Cage Aux Folles.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 6, 2020
The Riant Theatre (Van Dirk Fisher, Artistic Director), a nonprofit theatre supporting playwrights and theatremakers of diverse cultural backgrounds, is holding the Launch Party for its annual Strawberry One-Act and Theatre Festival on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 4:30pm at the Thalia Studios at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th St, NYC. The evening will begin with a reception with food, drinks and a screening of the Video Diaries Project: a series of short films about the artists in the festival.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2021
In the first part of a collaboration between the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Paper Mill Playhouse, Broadway veteran Rema Webb and an NJSO string quintet give an at-home performance of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “You’ll Never Walk Alone” from Carousel tonight, January 5, at 7 pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 22, 2020
The Riant Theatre (Van Dirk Fisher, Artistic Director) -- the AUDELCO Award-Winning nonprofit, which provides a nurturing environment for playwrights and theatre creatives of diverse cultural backgrounds to develop new plays, presents some of the Best Plays From The Strawberry One-Act Festival at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th St, NYC. Tickets are $40 General Admission; $35 for Seniors and Students with I.D. Box Office: 212-864-5400 or online at www.SymphonySpace.org (Youtube Promo https://youtu.be/PTCS2ugfRL0)
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 15, 2020
Coming off a record-breaking 25th anniversary celebration, the Sedona International Film Festival launches its next quarter century with nine days of compelling films, workshops, events and special guests from Feb. 22 through March 1.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2020
On Sunday February 23rd at 2:00PM, the Triad Theatre will commemorate Black History Month with the premiere of, 'THE BLACK BROADWAY BRUNCH'. The Brunch is a cabaret experience spanning Black Musical Theatre history from the 60's to the 2010's - from HALLELUJAH BABY to HAMILTON. Serving up soul-stirring performances over a soul food brunch, this cabaret will celebrate the legacies of black musical theatre performers and the shows that made them.
by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 20, 2022
In a joint statement from producers Sonia Friedman, Scott Landis, and David Banani, as well as director Michael Mayer, the post, tweeted at 11:54am on Friday, reads, 'Rest in peace, Margaret Styne. Over the years, Margaret Styne has always been a passionate, advocate, supporter, and colleague to all of us working on Funny Girl.'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 13, 2020
The Riant Theatre (Van Dirk Fisher, Artistic Director), a nonprofit theatre supporting playwrights and theatre makers of diverse cultural backgrounds, held the Gala for its annual Strawberry One-Act Festival, which takes place from February 12th through February 23, 2020 at Theatre 54 @ Shetler Studios and Theatres, 244 West 54th St, 12th Floor, NYC.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2022
 Milwaukee Rep will present Dino! An Evening with Dean Martin in the Stackner Cabaret January 20 – March 19, 2023 starring Broadway’s Tally Sessions.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 8, 2020
Learn more about the legendary Leslie Uggams as CBS Sunday Morning correspondent, Mo Rocca, sits down with the star.
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 7, 2022
In her most recent appearance at Carnegie Hall Audra McDonald reached the heights of entertainment excellence.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 23, 2019
PS CLASSICS, the label that celebrates the heritage of Broadway and American popular song, has announced plans to record and release the cast album of the new Off-Broadway musical revue Anything Can Happen in the Theater: The Musical World of Maury Yeston.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2019
The York Theatre Company has announced via twitter that for tonight's show only, Maury Yeston will be stepping in and performing in his musical revue ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN IN THE THEATER: THE MUSICAL WORLD OF MAURY YESTON.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 1, 2019
The York Theatre Company presents the Off-Broadway premiere of the new musical revue Anything Can Happen in the Theater: The Musical World of Maury Yeston with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston. Directed and conceived by Tony Award winner Gerard Alessandrini, the famed creator of Forbidden Broadway (the longest-running revue in Off-Broadway history) and the smash spoof Spamilton, the production has choreography by Gerry McIntyre (York's Hallelujah, Baby!) and music direction by Greg Jarrett (Pacific Overtures). The five-member cast features Benjamin Eakeley (She Loves Me), Jovan E'Sean (The Secret Life of Bees), Alex Getlin (Slay It With Music), Justin Keyes (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying), and Mamie Parris (School of Rock).
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2021
Singer Freda Payne, the celebrated singer of the disco-era top-charter “Band of Gold,” will bring her acclaimed “Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald” to Bucks County Playhouse for ten concerts, August 26 through September 5.
by Team BWW - Apr 27, 2021
Producer Mark Cortale has announced that eleven stars of the stage and screen will now join the full May through June line-up of The Seth Concert Series, the live weekly series based on Seth Rudetsky’s international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown ten years ago.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2020
The York Theatre Company has launched The York's 50th Anniversary 'Uniquely York' Online Auction, now accepting bids online at www.biddingowl.com/Auction/home.cfm?auctionID=21187
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 21, 2021
Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI) has just announced updates to All Together Now!: A Global Event Celebrating Local Theatre, in which schools and theatres around the world are empowered to locally produce and perform an exclusive musical revue featuring songs from MTI’s beloved shows over the weekend of November 12, 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Louis Johnson, dancer and choreographer, has died on March 31 at age 90.

Hallelujah, Baby! Frequently Asked Questions

What productions of Hallelujah, Baby! have there been?
Hallelujah, Baby! has had 6 productions including Broadway which opened in 1967, Broadway which opened in 1967, Off-Broadway which opened in 2000, New York which opened in 2004, New York which opened in 2018 and Off-Broadway which opened in 9999.

What is the songs are in Hallelujah, Baby! and what's the order?
Back in the Kitchen
My Own Morning
The Slice
Farewell, Farewell
Feet Do Yo' Stuff
Watch My Dust
Smile, Smile
Witches' Brew
Breadline Dance
Another Day
I Wanted to Change Him
Being Good Isn't Good Enough
Dance Drill
Talking to Yourself
Limbo Dance
Hallelujah, Baby!
Not Mine
I Don't Know Where She Got It
Now's the Time
Big Talk
Your Kind of Man
Hey!
Worryin'
I Want to Get Arrested
Ugly, Ugly Gal
When the Weather's Better
Freedom Dance
You Ain't Gonna Shake Them Feathers No More
You're Welcome