Meet Me in St. Louis

Ages: 6+
Opened: November 2, 1989
Closing: June 10, 1990

Meet Me in St. Louis - 1989 - Broadway History , Info & More

Gershwin Theatre (Broadway)
222 West 51st St. New York, NY

Based on "The Kensington Stories" by Sally Benson

Based on the film "Meet Me in St. Louis" by MGM

Based on The Kensington Stories by Sally Benson and the MGM motion picture Meet Me In St. Louis starring Judy Garland, Meet Me In St. Louis: A Live Radio Play will feature songs by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blaine, including the classics such as: "The Boy Next Door," "Skip To My Lou," "The Trolley Song," "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" and "Meet Me in St. Louis." The 2013 Radio Play is adapted by another Playhouse veteran, Joe Landry from the book by Hugh Wheeler.

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Meet Me in St. Louis, Louis
The Boy Next Door
Be Anything But a Girl
Ghosties and Ghoulies and Things That Go Bump in the Night
Halloween Ballet
Wasn't It Fun?
The Trolley Song
Raving Beauty
A Touch of the Irish
You Are for Loving
A Day in New York
The First Noel
The Ball
Diamonds in the Starlight
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Paging Mr. Sousa
Over the Bannister (Leans a Face)
You'll Hear a Bell
If I Had an Igloo
You're a Very Lucky Girl
It's Time to Trim the Tree
How Do I Look?
What's His Name
When You Were Sweet Sixteen
You and I
I Was Drunk Last Night
When Does This Feeling Go Away?
After the Ball
If You Were the Only Girl in the World
Under the Bamboo Tree
Whenever I'm with You
Skip to My Lou
Meet Me in St. Louis has had 6 productions including Regional (US) which opened in 1960, Broadway which opened in 1989, Broadway which opened in 1989, Off-Broadway which opened in 2004, Off-Broadway which opened in 2006 and St. Louis, MO (Regional) which opened in 2018.
Meet Me in St. Louis has been nominated for several Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical for Hugh Wheeler, Best Choreography for Joan Brickhill, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Hugh Martin, and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Ralph Blane.



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