On the Town 1997

Ages: 6+
Opened: August 1, 1997
Closing: August 31, 1997

On the Town - 1997 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

Delacorte Theatre
81st and Central Park New York, NY 10024

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Hedgerow Theatre Extends Production Of Enda Walsh's THE NEW ELECTRIC BALLROOM
by Blair Ingenthron - Feb 24, 2024

Hedgerow Theatre Company is currently presenting The New Electric Ballroom, a modern classic from the pen of Irish playwright Enda Walsh. Learn more about the extension here!

The Cherry Orchard Festival Presents The New York Premiere Of ADDRESS UNKNOWN
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 8, 2024

The Cherry Orchard Festival presents the New York premiere of ADDRESS UNKNOWN, a play starring Evgeny Kissin and Thomas Hampson, based on the anti-fascist novel by Kathrine Kressmann Taylor. The performance will take place on April 17, 2024 at The Town Hall in New York City. Tickets are available now.

Full Cast Set For THE WHO'S TOMMY on Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Feb 5, 2024

Complete casting has been announced for the newly reimagined Broadway production of The Who’s TOMMY.  Find out who is starring in the show here!

Find Out Who Won at the 2024 GRAMMYS - Full List of Winners!
by Michael Major - Feb 4, 2024

Find out who won at the GRAMMYs. Notable winners include Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, SZA, Fred Again.., Shucked songwriter Brandy Clark, Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift, The Beatles, Kylie Minogue, Billie Eilish for the Barbie soundtrack, and more.

Review: THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL: A TRIBUTE TO WHITNEY HOUSTON at Reynolds Performance Hall
by Theresa Bertram - Jan 30, 2024

What did our critic think of THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL: A TRIBUTE TO WHITNEY HOUSTON at Reynolds Performance Hall?

Cast Set For UNCLE VANYA at the Orange Tree Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jan 16, 2024

Orange Tree Theatre has announced the full casting for Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. Learn more about who is starring in the show here!

Hedgerow Theatre to Kick Off The New Year With Enda Walsh's THE NEW ELECTRIC BALLROOM
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 9, 2024

Hedgerow Theatre presents Enda Walsh’s The New Electric Ballroom, a modern classic that explores the complexities of women of a certain age. Directed by Emma Gibson, this production features an all-female design and production team.

DIVA ROYALE Extends at The Purple Rose Theatre Company
by Stephi Wild - Jan 9, 2024

 The Purple Rose Theatre Company (PRTC) has announced the extension of their hit comedy, “Diva Royale” by Jeff Daniels. Learn more about the show here and find out how to get tickets!

White Plains Performing Arts Center Presents Linda Eder, January 20
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 4, 2024

White Plains Performing Arts Center will present Linda Eder on Saturday, January 20 at 7:30pm. 

Alison Luff, Adam Jacobs, John Ambrosino, Bobby Conte, and Christina Sajous Join THE WHO'S TOMMY on Broadway
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 4, 2024

Reprising their roles from the Goodman Theatre in Chicago are Alison Luff as Mrs. Walker, Adam Jacobs as Captain Walker, John Ambrosino as Uncle Ernie, Bobby Conte as Cousin Kevin, and Christina Sajous as The Acid Queen. They join previously announced Ali Louis Bourzgui as Tommy Walker, also reprising his Jeff Award-winning role from the Goodman. 

Matthew Bourne's ROMEO AND JULIET to Have North American Premiere at The Ahmanson Theatre This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2024

Matthew Bourne's 'Romeo and Juliet' opens at the Ahmanson Theatre on January 31.

Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival Unveils 2024 Lineup
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 2, 2024

SCOTIABANK CONTACT Photography Festival announces highlights of its 28th edition coming in May 2024. Toronto's annual month-long festival showcases lens-based works by established and emerging artists, exploring various themes and addressing gaps in historical archives.

What's New On Max This January 2024
by Michael Major - Dec 21, 2023

Find out what's new on Max this January, including the Debut of HBO Original “True Detective: Night Country” and Max Original “On the Roam,” New Seasons Of Max Original “Sort Of,' HBO Original “Real Time with Bill Maher,” And Adult Swim's “Rick and Morty,” And Debut of HBO Original Documentary “Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project.'

Broadway's Record-Breaking Musical Smash, CHICAGO Comes To Broadway San Jose
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 19, 2023

Broadway San Jose, a Nederlander Presentation, welcomes the return of Broadway's record-breaking, Tony Award-winning musical smash, CHICAGO, to San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts (255 S. Almaden Blvd.) for a limited engagement from Friday, February 23 through Sunday, February 25, 2024.

Plays, Playwrights & Casts Set for Barrington Stage Company's 10X10 New Play Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 18, 2023

Barrington Stage Company presents the Award-Winning 10X10 New Play Festival this winter. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Interview: Christopher Michael of CINDERELLA At Sierra Rep Shares His Thoughts on the West Coast, WICKED, and the Wonderful World of Sonora
by Courtney Symes - Dec 16, 2023

The Prince is giving a ball! Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella is nearing the end of its run at Sierra Repertory Theatre (SRT) in Sonora, and you don’t want to miss the party. Slightly different than its Disney counterpart, this Cinderella is the sophisticated sister. Full of humor, social causes, and beautiful gowns, it has everything needed to entertain the whole family. BroadwayWorld spoke to Christopher Michael, who plays endearing revolutionary Jean Michel, about Cinderella, Sierra Rep, and which coast is the best coast.

Jared Zirilli Joins the Cast of THE JERUSALEM SYNDROME at The York Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 15, 2023

Jared Zirilli (The Donna Summer Musical) is joining the cast of The Jerusalem Syndrome, replacing at The York Theatre Company James D. Gish in the role of Mickey Rose.

6th Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival to Return in January
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 13, 2023

The 6th Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival is back January 18-28, 2024, ready to heat up Chicago with its annual international pageant of puppet shows and artists at dozens of venues around the city.

Dances with Robots Releases A Conversation with Catie Cuan
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2023

Join Sydney Skybetter as he sits down with Dr. Catie Cuan, a pioneer in the field of choreorobotics, in this episode of the Dances with Robots podcast. Discover her personal and professional journey and delve into the question of why dance with a robot. Available now on listening platforms.

Tickets to CHICAGO at Proctors Now On Sale
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 28, 2023

BROADWAY'S RECORD-BREAKING, TONY AWARD-WINNING MUSICAL SMASH, CHICAGO, is BACK IN TOWN with show-stopping songs, astonishing dancing, and a universal tale of fame and fortune.

What's New on Max This December 2023
by Michael Major - Nov 27, 2023

Stream Original Comedy Specials “Leo Reich: Literally Who Cares?!” For HBO And “Gary Gulman: Born on 3rd Base” For Max, Max Original Documentary “Oprah and The Color Purple Journey,” HBO Original Documentary Series “Murder in Boston: Roots, Rampage & Reckoning,” and more. Check out what's coming to Max and leaving Max in December 2023.

Suwannee Spring Reunion Lineup Sets Sam Bush, Steep Canyon Rangers, Peter Rowan Band, Donna The Buffalo
by Michael Major - Nov 21, 2023

The 2024 Suwannee Spring Reunion features music on multiple stages and includes Sam Bush, Railroad Earth, Steep Canyon Rangers, Peter Rowan Walls of Time Band, Donna the Buffalo, Keller Williams' PettyGrass ft. The HillBenders, Bettye LaVette, The Steel Wheels, Town Mountain, Seth Walker, Jon Stickley Trio, Fireside Collective, and more.

Björk and Rosalía Release Single 'Oral' to Support Action Against Intensive Salmon Farming
by Michael Major - Nov 21, 2023

Produced by the artists alongside Sega Bodega, “Oral” marks the first collaboration between Björk and Rosalía. It aims to shed light on the alarming cruelty, and severe environmental and ecological consequences of open-pen ocean salmon farming in Björk’s native country, Iceland.

Video: Watch the 35 Best Broadway Performances from the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
by Sidney Paterra - Nov 22, 2023

This year several Broadway shows will perform at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, including casts from Shucked, Back to the Future, Spamalot, How to Dance in Ohio, and & Juliet (on NBC) and Chicago, A Beautiful Noise and Aladdin (on CBS). Before they do, recap our past favorites with these videos!

Listen: The Conference For Research On Choreographic Interfaces Presents DANCES WITH ROBOTS: Episodes 1 And 2
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2023

Dive into the fascinating world of art, technology, and dance with Dances with Robots podcast. Join host Sydney Skybetter, a choreographer and Dean at Brown University, as he explores interdisciplinary practices and the ways artists and technologists navigate the world.

On the Town FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

I Feel Like I'm Not Out of Bed Yet
New York, New York
Miss Turnstiles
Come Up to My Place
I Get Carried Away
Lonely Town
High School Girls
Lonely Town (Chorale)
Do, Re, Do
I Can Cook
Lucky to Be Me
Sailors on the Town
So Long
I'm Blue
Ya Got Me
Slam Bang Blues
I Understand
Subway to Coney Island
Dance of the Great Lover
Pas de Deux
Some Other Time
Coney Island
Gabey's Comin'
Lonely Me
Say When
I'm Afraid It's Love
Another Love
It's Gotta Be Bad to Be Good
The Intermission's Great
Ain't Got No Tears Left
Dream With Me
Prehistoric Man
When You Walk Down Mainstreet with Me
You're Awful
Count on Me
On the Town
On the Town has had 17 productions including Broadway which opened in 1944, Broadway which opened in 1944, Off-Broadway which opened in 1959, West End which opened in 1963, Broadway which opened in 1971, Broadway which opened in 1971, West End which opened in 1992, Off-Broadway which opened in 1997, Off-Broadway which opened in 1997, Broadway which opened in 1998, Broadway which opened in 1998, West End which opened in 2005, Los Angeles which opened in 2005, West End which opened in 2007, Off-Broadway which opened in 2008, Broadway which opened in 2014 and West End which opened in 2017.
On the Town has been nominated for several awards. Mary Testa and Lea DeLaria were both nominated for Performance (Obie Awards) for their roles in the show.
On the Town has won several awards. Mary Testa received a Performance (Obie Award) for her role in the show, and Lea DeLaria also received a Performance (Obie Award) for her performance.

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