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Oh! Calcutta! is an avant-garde theatrical revue, created by British drama critic Kenneth Tynan. The show, consisting of sketches on sex-related topics, debuted Off-Broadway in 1969 and then in London in 1970. It ran in London for over 3,900 performances, and in New York initially for 1,314. Revivals enjoyed even longer runs, including a Broadway revival that ran for 5,959 performances, making the show the longest-running revue in Broadway history at the time.

Belasco Theatre (Broadway)


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by Don Grigware - Sep 5, 2017
Director/Actor/Writer LARRY EISENBERG earned his MFA from CalArts, received a DramaLogue Award for the world premiere adaptation of Isaac Bashevis Singer's Stories for Children and has directed numerous productions at GRT. His favorites include The Poor of New York, Trip to Bountiful, Over the River and Through the Woods and his original play, Nautilus, which was later turned into a feature film. He currently serves as one of the two co-artistic directors at the Group Rep. He is currently directing Lost in Yonkers at Group rep which will have its official opening Friday, September 8. Written by Steve Peterson
by Jonas Schwartz-Owen - Sep 15, 2021
During the opening number, the Troubadour Theatre Company, affectionately known to all as the Troubies, comment how thrilled the troupe, and the audience by extension, is to have returned to live theatre. The audience responded with glorious applause, and both the occasion and the Troubies deserve that adulation. The Troubies, who have rocked Los Angeles for the last 25 years, are one of the most creative teams in the city. Their imagination and gumption has entertained with parodies of classical works infused with a musical motif such as Alice In One-Hit Wonderland, Much ADoobie Brothers About Nothing, and A Charlie James Brown Christmas. Their latest, Lizastrata, based on both the Greek Aristophanes comedy Lysistrata and the songs made popular by Liza Minnelli, could have been a dazzler, but with a gossamer plot, too many recycled jokes, and a venue ill-equipped to allow the cast to sing with heft, the latest production is uninspired.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2020
This week's Theater Stories features The Belasco Theater! Learn about the legendary theater-maker David Belasco, the history of the theater's Broadway plays, the apartment built above the theater and more!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2021
This holiday season, six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald joins the ranks of Broadway legends immortalized as holiday ornaments benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 24, 2019
Billed as a?oethe ultimate Southern California experiencea??, the irreverent stage comedy a?oeDisrobed: Why So Clothes-Minded?a??, notorious for not only featuring an entirely naked cast, but for requiring audiences attend the show au natural as well, is returning to Los Angeles for an ongoing residency at the Studio C Theatre - 6448 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA starting November 2, 2019. 
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 23, 2021
When you think 'haunted houses' you probably don't picture the inside of a theatre. But with an over 100 year history, many of Broadway's most famous houses are positively teeming with reports of the supernatural.
by Christina Mancuso - Oct 23, 2015
The Arts in Education Program (AIE) at Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) will present world-renowned photographer Michael Childers' exhibition Author, Author: A Photographic Retrospective of Authors, Playwrights, and Screenwriters (October 29 - November 20, 2015) at the Monroe C. Gutman Library Gallery at Harvard University, 6 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA.
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 21, 2015
The Dallas Black Dance Theatre will present the company premiere of Margo Sappington's Step Out Of Love on November 6, 7 and 8, 2015 at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre in Dallas, Texas.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 18, 2019
NBC News has reported on the death of beloved sitcom star Bill Macy, who was best known for his role on 70s sitcom 'Maude.' The character actor was 97.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016
Laguna Playhouse has announced 'M*A*S*H' star LORETTA SWIT starring in ELEANOR ROOSEVELT, HER SECRET JOURNEY.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015
The Dallas Black Dance Theatre will present the company premiere of Margo Sappington's Step Out Of Love on November 6, 7 and 8, 2015 at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre in Dallas, Texas.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016
Laguna Playhouse welcomes 'M*A*S*H' star Loretta Swit starring in Eleanor Roosevelt, HER SECRET JOURNEY.
by Sally Henry Fuller - Nov 11, 2015
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley celebrates the holidays - and the 200th anniversary of the novel's publication - with a limited return engagement of Jane Austen's Emma, the musical adaption which originated at TheatreWorks and became the most popular show in the company's 46 year history.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016
Four acclaimed female choreographers, Elisa Monte, Molissa Fenley, Margo Sappington, and Jennifer Muller join forces this spring in Monte/Molissa/Margo/Muller - LIVE! at New York Live Arts, June 14 through June 18.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 30, 2022
The 2022 FISM (Fédération Internationale des Sociétés Magiques) World Championships of Magic takes place in Québec, Canada from the 25th - 30th July 2022, and will feature the lead faculty of Jeff McBride's Magic & Mystery School in Las Vegas, set up with its own space next to the dealer's room.
by Michael Dale - Mar 23, 2018
It was less than five years ago when little girls around the globe were presented with a computer-animated rebellious role model who was fed up with hiding her true self to conform to other people's ideas of what it meant to be a 'good girl' and, quite literally, dropped her gloves in defiant celebration of what makes her unique.
by Review Roundups - Mar 22, 2018
Disney's new Broadway musical Frozen celebrates its opening night at the St. James Theatre tonight, Thursday, March 22, 2018.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2022
Inducement and Encouragement is a multi-sensory theatrical event, inspired by Jane Austen's Regency romances, with a gender-inclusive twist.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017
???????Full cast is announced today for the upcoming premiere of Nicholas De Jongh's new play Pricked Out. Matthew Gould directs Sebastian Carrington-Howell (Seb), Chris Clynes (Will), Sean Delaney (Barnfield), Daniel Donskoy (Harry), Felicity Jolly (Viola), Peter Land (Mal), Paul Lavers (Sir Vane) and Rebecca Tanwen (Olive) in the production without decor which runs at the Kings Head Theatre from 25-29 March.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2022
Kevin Coubal (NCIS: Los Angeles, Blue Bloods) and writer and comedian Morgan Miller have joined the previously announced ensemble of Inducement and Encouragement at the Zephyr Theatre.
by Marianka Swain - Jun 7, 2016
Four acclaimed female choreographers, Elisa Monte, Molissa Fenley, Margo Sappington, and Jennifer Muller join forces this spring in Monte/Molissa/Margo/Muller - LIVE! at New York Live Arts, June 14 through June 18. The five-night program of shared performances will feature five works each evening, with three premieres and a cast of 25 dancers.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016
Four acclaimed female choreographers, Elisa Monte, Molissa Fenley, Margo Sappington, and Jennifer Muller join forces this spring in Monte/Molissa/Margo/Muller - LIVE! at New York Live Arts, today through June 18.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2021
KNOW Theatre will present Binghamton, N.Y., native Leonard Melfi's classic play 'Birdbath' for on-demand virtual performances from June 4-13. This production will be fully staged and recorded for online streaming whenever viewers want to watch.
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 31, 2017
BroadwayWorld has just learned that playwright, actor, author, screenwriter, and director Sam Shepard has passed away. He was 73 years old.
by Rebecca Russo - Jul 29, 2016
Totem Pole Playhouse, Pennsylvania's premiere summer theatre located in Caledonia State Park between Gettysburg and Chambersburg, PA, presents A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum July 30 through August 14. One of the funniest musical comedies ever written, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum features the music and lyrics of legendary composer Stephen Sondheim and book by multiple Tony and Emmy Award-winning writer Larry Gelbart, who created the smash TV series 'M*A*S*H.' The musical, sponsored by Walker, Connor & Spang LLC, is directed by playhouse veteran David Hemsley Caldwell, and closes out the theatre's 2016 summer season, sponsored by Franklin County Visitors Bureau.
by Rebecca Russo - Jul 29, 2016
Every night the cast of Showstopper! The Improvised Musical pull off something incredibly ambitious; they create a real musical from scratch, not just an improv night with songs but a full story with characters you can care about, a live band of incredible musicians, and seamless choreography.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 16, 2019
Nancy Tribush Hillman, Broadway actress and innovative theater educator, director, and creator, whose esteemed career spanned over 60 years, died unexpectedly in Olympia, WA on July 10, 2019.
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 13, 2019
Which Broadway shows are the longest running of all time? Which current Broadway productions have a chance of breaking the top ten? We've got the full list!
by Michael Dale - Jan 6, 2016
She'll be best remembered for RUNAWAYS, but Elizabeth Swados' musical contributions to theatre are varied and extensive.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Australian native Robert Stigwood, stage and film producer and Bee Gees manager, has passed away. He was 81.
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 26, 2019
On Thursday night, Roundabout Theatre Company brought Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-nominated play, True West, back to Broadway, continuing the legacy of the late playwright's work.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 23, 2019
California Pops Orchestra, the country's only all-request pops orchestra, begins the new year with Broadway Hits in Concert at Cupertino's Flint Center, featuring guests pianist Frederick Hodges, vocalists Carly Honfi and Matthew Hall and the Pops Singers. Part of the Pops' 30th season, Broadway Hits in Concert performs one time only on Sunday, February 10, 2019, at 3 pm. For tickets ($20-$55), standard ticket service fees apply), the public can visit www.ticketmaster.com or go to the Flint Center Box Office (Tues-Fri 10-4pm).
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 22, 2020
Masti Indian Grill & Chaat Bar is now open. The restaurant aims to bring the renowned experience from The Famous Curry Bazaar, a beloved local restaurant in London, England, and true authentic Indian cuisine to the Williamsburg community.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017
California Pops Orchestra, the country's only all-request pops orchestra, begins the new year with 'Magical Broadway Hits' at Cupertino's Flint Center, featuring guest vocalist Carly Honfi.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 9, 2018
Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Rock of Ages will embark on a tenth anniversary tour, and more!
by Julie Musbach - Feb 8, 2018
The international blockbuster WICKED will play its 5,960th Broadway performance on Friday, February 9 at 8pm, surpassing Oh! Calcutta! to become the 7th longest-running production in Broadway history.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2021
This week's Theater Stories features the Shubert Theatre! Learn about one of the longest running Broadway shows of all time, A Chorus Line, the incredibly successful production of To Kill a Mockingbird, the star-studded revival of Hello, Dolly! and more.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017
Midtown Direct Rep (MDR) concludes its 2016-17 staged reading series, Theater at The Woodland, with a presentation of SPRING AT THE WILLOWBROOK INN, written by Jonathan Van Dyke and directed by Scott Wojcik.
by Sally Henry Fuller - Feb 14, 2016
They know about popular!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017
???????Midtown Direct Rep (MDR) concludes its 2016-17 staged reading series, Theater at The Woodland, with a presentation of SPRING AT THE WILLOWBROOK INN, written by Jonathan Van Dyke and directed by Scott Wojcik.
by Michael Dale - Dec 23, 2015
You've probably seen this video dozens of times, but did you ever seriously consider what makes this a perfect Broadway musical moment?
by Roy Berko - Dec 21, 2015
'The Cleveland Musical Theatre' and 'Making It on Broadway' may not mean much to many in the local community, but soon, if Sean Patrick and Miles Sternfeld have their way, those organizations will become a regular part of the Cleveland theater agenda.
by Walter McBride - Aug 3, 2017
The Broadway community mourns the loss of celebrated playwright, actor and novelist Sam Shepard, who, as BroadwayWorld sadly reported earlier this week, passed away on Thursday, July 27th at age 73. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York were dimmed in his memory yesterday, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute.
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 10, 2017
Organizers behind Riot Fest (September 15-17 in Chicago's Douglas Park) unveiled the full schedule for this year's festival. Highlighting Friday night's schedule is Nine Inch Nails playing on the same stage as Ministry
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 1, 2017
As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, playwright, actor, author, screenwriter, and director Sam Shepard has passed away. Shepard, who had been ill with ALS for some time, died peacefully on July 27 at his home in Kentucky, surrounded by his children and sisters. He was 73 years old.
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 1, 2017
The Broadway community mourns the loss of celebrated playwright, actor and novelist Sam Shepard, who passed away on Thursday, July 27th at age 73. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory on Wednesday, August 2nd, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute.
by Behind the Curtain - Apr 8, 2019
Slip into your birthday suit because we have the choreographer of Oh! Calcutta! with us today! Yes, the one and only Margo Sappington, sits down with Rob and Kevin to talk about her appearances in Promises, Promises and Oh! Calcutta! as well as choreographing the revivals of Where's Charley, Pal Joey and the original productions of Play Me A Country Song and Doonesbury. 

Oh! Calcutta! Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Oh! Calcutta! have their been?
Oh! Calcutta! has had 7 productions including Broadway which opened in 1969, Broadway which opened in 1969, London Fringe which opened in 1970, West End which opened in 1970, Broadway which opened in 1971, Broadway which opened in 1976 and Broadway which opened in 1976.

What productions of Oh! Calcutta! have their been?
Oh! Calcutta! has had 7 productions including Broadway which opened in 1969, Broadway which opened in 1969, London Fringe which opened in 1970, West End which opened in 1970, Broadway which opened in 1971, Broadway which opened in 1976 and Broadway which opened in 1976.

What is the order of songs in Oh! Calcutta! and what's the order?
Oh! Calcutta!
Taking Off the Robe
Dick and Jane
Suite for Five Letters
Sincere Replies
Paintings of Clovis Trouille
Jack and Jill
Delicious Indignities
Was It Good for You Too?
Green Pants
I Like the Look
Much Too Soon
Clarence and Mildred
Rock Garden
Who: Whom
Exchanges of Information
Four in Hand
Don't Have a Song to Sing
I'm an Actor
Ballerina
I Want It
Freeze Music

What productions of Oh! Calcutta! have there been?
Oh! Calcutta! has had 7 productions including Broadway which opened in 1969, Broadway which opened in 1969, London Fringe which opened in 1970, West End which opened in 1970, Broadway which opened in 1971, Broadway which opened in 1976 and Broadway which opened in 1976.