Irene Revival 1973

Opened: March 13, 1973
Closing: September 08, 1974

Irene - 1973 - Broadway History , Info & More

Minskoff Theatre (Broadway)
200 W. 45th St. New York, NY 10036

Based upon the play Irene O'Dare by James Montgomery

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Kate Baldwin & Husband Graham Rowat to Star in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at American Theater Group
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 6, 2024

Kate Baldwin will star as Desiree in American Theater Group’s upcoming Season Premiere of Stephen Sondheim’s beloved A Little Night Music. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Talking Band to Present 50th Anniversary Season With Three Premieres, 600 Highwaymen & Anne Bogart
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This time, the reader question was: Have parents and children appeared in the same Broadway show together, before Danny DeVito and Lucy DeVito in I Need That?

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2023

Get the latest updates on the Classic Stage Company's 2023 Gala, including the addition of Jason Danieley, Tony Yazbeck, and Julia Lester to the star-studded lineup. Reserve your tickets now for this exciting event honoring theatrical agent Sarah L. Douglas and John Weidman.

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by Debbie Hall - Oct 25, 2023

Debbie Reynolds is an iconic star who influenced the movies, Broadway, and Las Vegas. The Persona. The Person: Debbie Reynolds in Las Vegas celebrates her time in the glitz and glamour of the neon capital. The Neon Museum has curated and opened this exhibit to the public inside City Hall’s Grand Gallery through Oct. 26.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2023

Sarah L. Douglas of SLD Associates and John Weidman (CSC’s I Can Get It For You Wholesale) will be honored at CSC’s 2023 Gala. See who is performing and learn how to purchase tickets!

SWEENEY TODD, A History- Part 2: The Demon Barber Slashes His Way From Page To Stage And Beyond
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ETERNAL LIFE PART 1 At The Wilma Theater Now Streaming
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David Merrick's Big Announcement: The Infamous Opening Night of 42ND STREET
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Have you ever wondered what was the most dramatic night in Broadway history? Well, boy, do I have a story for you! The year: 1980. The show: 42nd Street. I sat down with the show’s lead, the iconic and peerless Lee Roy Reams to get the true story straight from someone who was actually there that momentous evening.

First Ever Revival of EVELYN BROWN (A DIARY) to be Presented at La MaMa in May
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 3, 2023

La MaMa will present the first-ever revival of Evelyn Brown (A Diary), a lost work by the celebrated playwright María Irene Fornés (1930–2018).

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Full Cast Announced for BETWEEN TWO KNEES Seattle Premiere at Seattle Rep
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by A.A. Cristi - Oct 19, 2022

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Norton Museum Ushers In Summer With Focus On Picasso, Community Programming
by A.A. Cristi - May 25, 2022

Starting Memorial Day weekend and running through Labor Day, the Norton of Museum of Art will host a wide array of exhibitions, events, and family activities as part of its second annual Summer at the Norton programming initiative (May 28 – Sept. 5).

Pasadena Playhouse Announces 2022/2023 Season Featuring Six-Month Sondheim Celebration
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

Pasadena Playhouse has announced the 2022/2023 Season featuring a six-month-long celebration of the works and impact of Stephen Sondheim.  The State Theater of California’s Sondheim Celebration will begin in January 2023 and extend into June.  Find out what shows are included and the full schedule.

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).

Roundabout Announces The Refocus Project Second Season
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Hudson Theatre Works will open on October 7th with Bunnies by New Jersey Playwright, Joanne Hoersch.  Bunnies tells the story of five Playboy Bunnies, who n 1973, at the New York Playboy Club, find themselves uplifted by the rise of feminism, haunted by the GoodBar murder and conflicted about their jobs as sex symbols, while they bond in humor and compassion over the course of one evening. 

Jane Powell, Star of Golden Age Hollywood Musicals, Passes Away at 92
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It has been reported that Jane Powell, star of numerous Golden Age Hollywood musicals, passed away this afternoon at her home in Wilton, CT. She was 92 years old. 

Irene FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Alice Blue Gown
Castle of Dreams
Hobbies
The Talk of the Town
We're Getting Away with It
To Be Worthy of You
Irene
To Love You
Sky Rocket
The Family Tree
The Last Part of Every Party
There's Something in the Air
You've Got Me Out on a Limb
The World Must Be Bigger Than an Avenue
They Go Wild, Simply Wild, Over Me
An Irish Girl
Stepping on Butterflies
Mother, Angel, Darling
The Riviera Rage
The Great Lover Tango
This Dear Lady
If He Only Knew
Up There on Park Avenue
I'm Always Chasing Rainbows
You Made Me Love You
What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For?
I Can Dream, Can't I?
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Finale
Irene has had 8 productions including Broadway which opened in 1919, Broadway which opened in 1919, West End which opened in 1920, Broadway which opened in 1923, Broadway which opened in 1923, Broadway which opened in 1973, Broadway which opened in 1973 and West End which opened in 1976.
Irene has been nominated for a Performance award at the Theatre World Awards for her role in Monte Markham.
Irene has won the Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Monte Markham.

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