Is there life after high school? 1982

Opened: May 7, 1982
Closing: May 16, 1982

Is there life after high school? - 1982 - Broadway History , Info & More

Ethel Barrymore Theatre (Broadway)
243 West 47th St. New York, NY

Suggested by the book by Ralph Keyes

High school memories presented in revue form.

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BOYS ON THE VERGE OF TEARS Will Premiere at Soho Theatre Next Spring
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2023

BOYS ON THE VERGE OF TEARS, the winner of the prestigious new writing award, the Verity Bargate Award, will have its world premiere at Soho Theatre next spring. Tickets go on priority sale to members today, and on general sale this Friday.

Ruth Negga, Premiere From Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker & More Set for NYU Skirball 2024 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2023

Get ready for an exciting 2024 season at NYU Skirball, featuring acclaimed actress Ruth Negga and a highly anticipated premiere from renowned choreographer Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker. Explore the lineup and mark your calendars for this unforgettable season of performances.

New Musical ONWARD & UPWARD Will Receive Developmental Lab Readings This Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2023

Amas Musical Theatre and the Amas Musical Theatre Lab, will present developmental lab readings of Onward & Upward, a new musical based on the play “Up (The Man in the Flying Chair)”, with music by Charlie Romano, lyrics by Will Wegner, book by Will Wegner and Charlie Romano at Ripley-Grier Studios.

Review: FOUR SHOWS Show the Variety Offered by the Venue That's 41 Years Old: Don't Tell Mama
by Rob Lester - Oct 30, 2023

Anita Gillette is hosted by Ricky Ritzel, Jason Henderson sparkles with Noel Coward songs, Therese Lee recalls encounters with Hollywood stars and her own dramas, and some kids and teens strut their stuff at Don't Tell Mama.

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG: A [Backwards] History of Old Friends
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Go inside the complete history of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Merrily We Roll Along, playing at Broadway's Hudson Theatre now!

The Living Legends Foundation Celebrates Legends in Media, Music, and Entertainment
by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2023

In celebration of Hip-Hop at 50, The Living Legends Foundation (LLF) honored and celebrated an esteemed group of media, music, and entertainment legends on October 6, at Taglyan Cultural Complex in Hollywood, CA.

Philadelphia Coming Out Parade Unveils Line-Up With Giselle Fetterman, Robert Drake, and More
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 29, 2023

Philadelphia is ready to make history once again. Pride 365: A Program of Galaei will present the inaugural Philadelphia OURfest: National Coming Out Parade and Festival/Resource Fair, the first National Coming Out Parade in the United States. Get event and lineup information here!

FANGIRLS, MINORITY REPORT, and More Set For Lyric Hammersmith's Spring/Summer 2024 Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 25, 2023

The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre has announced its Spring/Summer 2024 Season, opening April 2024 with Minority Report. Learn more about the full season and how to get tickets here!

by Michael Quintos - Jun 9, 2023

Joyful, dazzling, and an all-around delight, this fresh, smile-inducing new production---now on stage through June 25,2023---is a wonderful, pleasant surprise to say the least… and has easily become, hands down, this reviewer's absolute favorite iteration of this musical theatre staple ever.

Ballet Tech's KIDS DANCE to Return to The Joyce This Summer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 22, 2023

Ballet Tech’s Kids Dance will return to The Joyce Theater June 8-11 following an acclaimed production last year.

Interview: Norm Lewis Is MOONLIGHTING When Not Headlining A SOLDIER'S PLAY
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Norm Lewis heads the national touring cast of A Soldier’s Play directed by Kenny Leon and opening at the Ahmanson June 25, 2023. Los Angeles theatre aficionados will get a triple dose of Norm as he brings his cabaret show Moonlighting to the Catalina Bar & Grill on June 12th, one of his nights off as Captain Richard Davenport from A Soldier’s Play and performs the National Anthem at Dodgers Stadium as the Los Angeles Dodgers will take on the Washington Nationals May 31st.

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by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2023

With Marjorie Prime currently running at the company's home base in South London and Funny Girl on Broadway, the Menier Chocolate Factory announced forthcoming programming for 2023. Learn more about the lineup here!

Interview: Theatre Life with Jason Ma
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Today's subject Jason Ma is currently living his theatre life telling us all about 'The Advantages of Floating in The Middle of The Sea' in Signature Theatre's current production of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's underappreciated masterpiece Pacific Overtures. Jason plays the lead role of Reciter plus other characters as well. The production runs through April ninth in Signature's MAX space.

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by A.A. Cristi - Feb 13, 2023

Due to popular demand, Synchronicity Theatre will extend the premiere of brand-new musical adaptation of the beloved children's book Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters, for one week.  Now playing through February 26th.

Broadway Buying Guide: January 23, 2023
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Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, January 23, 2023.

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A Guide to Broadway Guest Stars on BLUE BLOODS
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While the series' recurring cast includes Tom Selleck, Bridget Moynahan, Donnie Wahlberg, and more, guest stars have included Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara, Joanna Gleason, Adrienne Warren, Jinkx Monsoon, Norm Lewis, Norbert Leo Butz, and more. Check out a list of Broadway guest stars on Blue Bloods now!

Interview: Michael W. Smith of BALSAM HILLS PRESENTS CHRISTMAS WITH MICHAEL W. SMITH at Orpheum Theater
by Analisa Swerczek - Jan 3, 2023

I grew up in a musical family. My grandmother was my piano teacher and she actually lived with us pretty much my whole life until I moved to Nashville. I remember going to Davidson's Record Shop in Huntington, West Virginia and getting the the single to Let It Be and I Want to Hold Your Hand by the Beatles.

Puppet Madame Returns To Provincetown's Pilgrim House In MADAME'S FACE-FOR-RADIO HOLIDAY HOOTENANNY
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 21, 2022

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Overture Kicks Off Free 2022/23 'Kids In The Rotunda' Series In October
by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2022

Kids in the Rotunda, Madison's favorite family-friendly Saturday arts performance series, kicks off its 2022/23 season on Overture Center's Rotunda stage next month, starting with a returning favorite, Black Star Drum Line, on Saturday, Oct. 1.

Atlanta's LGBTQ Film Festival OUT ON FILM Announces Lineup
by Michael Major - Sep 7, 2022

The Oscar qualifying film festival, which was included on MovieMaker Magazine’s “50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee” list, once again offers a diverse selection of films from highly anticipated studio efforts to independent films, and international to local Georgia and Atlanta productions as part of its carefully curated hybrid presentation.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2022

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Eric Firestone Gallery ushers in its fall season with its first solo show of works by postwar abstract painter Nina Yankowitz, whom the gallery now represents. Opening Friday, September 9 at 40 Great Jones Street, Can Women Have One Man Shows? comprises Yankowitz's Draped Paintings and Pleated Paintings series, bodies of work spanning the 1960s and 70s in which the artist created unstretched canvases hanging in loose folds, eschewing the conventional use of rigid frames and stretcher bars.

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We may have underestimated Cheri and Bill Steinkellner's musical adaptation of Paul Rudnick's SISTER ACT screenplay, moving the action from Vegas to Philly and making the show more character-driven. It actually works better on the smaller community theater stage at Matthews Playhouse than the big stage productions we've previously seen.

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

Programming has been announced for the 2022/2023 season at the Ahmanson Theatre and Mark Taper Forum. Find out all of the shows in the season, how to get tickets & more. 

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Is there life after high school? has had 5 productions including Broadway which opened in 1982, Broadway which opened in 1982, West End which opened in 1985, London Fringe which opened in 2001 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2005.