Happy End

Opened: May 7, 1977
Closing: July 10, 1977

Happy End - 1977 - Broadway History , Info & More

Martin Beck Theatre
302 W. 45th St. New York, NY 10036

Adapted from a magazine story by Dorothy Lane

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Review: HENRY WINKLER at Mershon Auditorium
by Paul Batterson - Nov 10, 2023

After decades of reinventing himself, Winkler is finally getting comfortable with who he is.

Have There Been Many Two-Person Broadway Musicals Before GUTENBERG?
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Oct 22, 2023

This time, the reader question was: Have there been many Broadway musicals starring only two actors, before Gutenberg! The Musical!?

Review: BETRAYAL at Katonah Classic Stage
by Pia Haas - Oct 15, 2023

When I heard that The Katonah Classic stage was doing a Harold Pinter Festival, I was pleasantly surprised! Pinter in the Hudson Valley? The last time I saw any Pinter was on a long-ago trip to London.

Find Out What Halloween Horror Is Coming to Peacock This October
by Michael Major - Sep 18, 2023

No tricks, just treats. With over 500 titles to explore, Peacock has something to get everyone in the Halloween spirit. Please see below for new and recently added titles as well as a scary line-up of seasonal content. Check out what TV episodes, movies, documentaries, specials and more you can stream on Peacock this October!

Catch the Best of Broadway on Tour: A Guide to National Touring Shows Near You
by Stephi Wild - Aug 19, 2023

Hoping to catch a play or musical in the near future but can't make it to New York City? Look no further than BroadwayWorld's comprehensive guide to all of the current and upcoming touring productions!

2023 Tony Awards Nominations- Live Reactions
by Team BWW - May 2, 2023

Follow us throughout the day, as we'll bring you Tony nominee reactions, exclusive reports, surprises, behind the scenes coverage and oh, so much more!

Review Roundup: NEW YORK, NEW YORK Opens On Broadway!
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 26, 2023

NEW YORK, NEW YORK opens on Broadway tonight, Wednesday, March 26th, 2023, at Broadway’s St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). Read reviews for the show!

Hélène Grimaud To Release Deutsche Grammophon Album 'SILENT SONGS' in March
by Blair Ingenthron - Feb 5, 2023

Pianist Hélène Grimaud's new Deutsche Grammophon album, featuring Ukrainian composer Valentin Silvestrov's Silent Songs, will be released on March 3.

Review: ALMOST, MAINE at The Lyric Theatre
by Theresa Bertram - Feb 1, 2023

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Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Announces 2023-24 Season Featuring 51 Concerts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 30, 2023

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Samuel Beckett's ENDGAME to Open at Washington Stage Guild This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2023

The Washington Stage Guild will continue its 2022-2023 season, a “Season of Transitions,” with Endgame by Samuel Beckett, directed by Alan Wade. Performances begin January 26 - 28 with four Pay-What-You-Can previews and run until February 19, 2023.

PICTURES FROM HOME Box Office to Open Next Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2022

Celebrate the laughter and joy of the holidays with a special box office opening of Pictures From Home beginning Monday, December 19 at Studio 54 on Broadway, coinciding with the beginning of Hanukkah.     

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces 2023 Winter & Spring Season Featuring HYPROV, David Sedaris & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 8, 2022

Berkshire Theatre Group has announced the 2023 winter and spring season at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield. There is something for everyone in this lineup of national performing acts, local and regional bands and family programming as part of the 10x10 Upstart Arts Festival featuring middle and high school students from Berkshire County.

Slovo Theater Group, Matt Braunger & More Announced for The Kennedy Center Millennium Stage December Schedule
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2022

Millennium Stage will offer free live community performances, streamed live, plus online programs and film screenings, Wednesday–Sunday each week throughout our campus.

Ensemble Studio Theatre Announces 2022/23 Youngblood Members
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 16, 2022

Ensemble Studio Theatre’s Youngblood program has announced new members for the 2022-2023 season: Lyndsey Bourne, K'yana Faulkner-Smith, Renae Jarrett, kl, Charlie Oh, Holly Settoon, Danny Tejera, and Susan Yassky.

Tickets Now On Sale for PICTURES FROM HOME Starring Nathan Lane, Danny Burstein and Zoë Wanamaker
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2022

Tickets are now on sale for the Broadway premiere of Pictures From Home. Three of the theatre’s most inventive, inspired and award-winning artists will return to the stage, bringing to vivid theatrical life a comic and dramatic portrait of a mother, a father and the son who photographed their lives.

Broadway Streaming Guide: November 2022 - Where to Watch DISENCHANTED & More
by Michael Major - Nov 5, 2022

From highly-anticipated new movie musicals like Disenchanted and Spirited, to the soundtrack for Netflix's upcoming Matilda the Musical movie soundtrack, November's new streaming releases will give Broadway fans entertained throughout the month. 

Interview: Theatre Life with Lance Pennington
by Elliot Lanes - Oct 11, 2022

Today's subject Lance Pennington proves that longevity can be achieved while working in theatre. For 45 years, yes you read that right, he has been living his theatre life as a member of the props department at Arena Stage. His work can currently be seen with their current production of Holiday which runs through November 6th.

Interview: Alex Oleksij of I OUGHT TO BE IN PICTURES at Nutley Little Theatre
by Gina Sarno - Sep 2, 2022

NLT presents one of Neil Simon's lesser known plays 'I Ought To Be in Pictures.' I had the pleasure of interviewing Director, Alex Oleksij.

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater Announce July 2022 Schedule
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are open this July with a full slate of nightly performances! At Birdland Jazz Club, catch Jay Leonhardt and John Weber Duo, Remy LeBeouf Assembly of Shadows Orchestra and more. Birdland Theater will present Tony DeSare, Maurizio Spista Organ Trio and more.

World Premiere of A TRANSPARENT MUSICAL, 1776 National Tour & More Announced for Center Theatre Group 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022

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Feature: The 101 GREATEST YACHT ROCK SONGS OF ALL TIME for Your Summer Playlist - featuring Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins, Christopher Cross and Steely Dan
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022

Robert Wagner, a close friend of Bette Davis from the earliest days of his decades-long career in Hollywood, is lending his distinctive voice in recorded narration to the one-woman show 'All About Bette: An Interlude with Bette Davis,' starring Morgana Shaw.

TFANA's Production of WEDDING BAND Starring Brittany Bradford, Thomas Sadoski & More Has Been Extended
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

TFANA has extended the run of Alice Childress’s Wedding Band, directed by Awoye Timpo, to May 22. (The production, which began previews April 28—postponed from an original date of April 23 due to two COVID-19 cases—was formerly set to close May 15).

A 10 Year Anniversary Celebration & More to Take Place This Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

This week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.


Hosanna Rockefeller
Bilbao Song
Lieutenants of the Lord
March Ahead to the Fight
The Sailors' Tango
Brother, Give Yourself a Shove
Song of the Big Shot
Don't Be Afraid
In Our Childhood's Bright Endeavor
The Liquor Dealer's Dream
The Mandalay Song
Surabaya Johnny
Ballad of the Lily of Hell
Happy End has had 7 productions including Berlin which opened in 1929, West End which opened in 1965, West End which opened in 1975, Off-Broadway which opened in 1977, Off-Broadway which opened in 1977, Broadway which opened in 1977 and Broadway which opened in 1977.
Best Musical , , Best Book of a Musical for Elisabeth Hauptmann, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Kurt WeilBest Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Bertolt Brecht and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Michael Feingold.



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