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My One and Only - 1983 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

‘S Wonderful! ‘S Marvelous! The glamorous ‘20s come roaring back to life when a barnstorming aviator falls for a bathing beauty. Their romantic pursuit is sidetracked by a series of zany escapades but together they navigate their way to a happy ending. This tap dance spectacular with an incomparable Gershwin score - "'S Wonderful," "Funny Face," "Kickin' The Clouds Away" and more - will have you floating on air.



My One and Only features Music by George Gershwin, Lyrics by Ira Gershwin and Book by Peter Stone and Timothy S. Mayer.

History:

Original Production
Run Type: Open Run
Market: Broadway
Previews: March 31, 1983
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Closing: March 03, 1985

St. James Theatre (Broadway)

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The Sarah Siddons Society, celebrating its 70th anniversary year, will present its 2022 Award to three-time Tony Award nominee Sandy Duncan. The annual Award is presented to an individual who has achieved outstanding artistic achievement in theatre.
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My One and Only Frequently Asked Questions

What Tony Awards has My One and Only been nominated for?
Best Musical , Best Book of a Musical for Peter Stone, Best Book of a Musical for Timothy S. MayerBest Costume Design for Rita Ryack and Best Direction of a Musical for Tommy Tune.

What other awards has My One and Only been nominated for?
Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Tommy Tune, Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Thommie Walsh, Outstanding Costume Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Rita RyackOutstanding Musical (Drama Desk Awards) and Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Michael Gibson.

What other awards has My One and Only won?
Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Tommy Tune Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Thommie Walsh and Outstanding Costume Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Rita Ryack Outstanding Musical (Drama Desk Awards) Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Michael Gibson.

What awards has My One and Only been nominated for?
Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Tommy Tune, Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Thommie Walsh, Outstanding Costume Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Rita RyackOutstanding Musical (Drama Desk Awards) and Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Michael Gibson.

What awards has My One and Only won?
Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Tommy Tune Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Thommie Walsh and Outstanding Costume Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Rita Ryack Outstanding Musical (Drama Desk Awards) Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Michael Gibson.

What productions of My One and Only have there been?
My One and Only has had 6 productions including Broadway which opened in 1983, Broadway which opened in 1983, US Tour which opened in 1985, West End which opened in 2002, Los Angeles which opened in 2006 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2018.

What is the songs are in My One and Only and what's the order?

I Can't Be Bothered Now
Just Another Rhumba
Blah, Blah, Blah
Boy Wanted
Soon
High Hat
Sweet and Low-Down
He Loves and She Loves
'S Wonderful
Strike Up the Band!
In the Swim
What Are We Here For?
Nice Work If You Can Get It
My One and Only
Funny Face
Kickin' the Clouds Away
How Long Has This Been Going On?
Little Jazz Bird