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Based on the ballet Fancy Free by Leonard Bernstein

Martin Beck Theatre


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(New York, NY)
302 W. 45th St.
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022
Broadway performers (Jay Armstrong Johnson and Mikayla Petrilla) have just performed with Steve Aoki at Chelsea Music Hall last night as living NFTS. Check out photos here!
by Joe Sarafolean - Jun 29, 2022
What did our critic think of AIN'T TOO PROUD: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS at Orpheum Theatre?
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022
The Legacy Theatre, Branford's own regional, professional theatre on the shoreline, will provide ample opportunities to take a break from the heat and to enjoy exciting entertainment and riveting performances this July.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2022
Clubbed Thumb is presenting Bodies They Ritual through July 2. Bodies They Ritual stars Emmy Award winner Denise Burse ('Black Mirror'), Nora Cole (On the Town), Jacqueline Guillen (Man Cave), Kai Heath (On Sugarland), Ebony Marshall-Oliver (Chicken & Biscuits), Emily Cass McDonnell (The Antipodes), and more. Get a first look at photos here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2022
Barrington Stage Company has announced it is the recipient of a $100,000 grant from The Shubert Foundation. The Shubert Foundation has announced $37.6 million in unrestricted grants to 609 not-for-profit theaters, dance companies, academic theater training programs, and related service agencies.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2022
Chester Theatre Company (CTC), now in its 33rd summer of theatre in Western Massachusetts, opens the season on Thursday with Pride@Prejudice. This lively adaptation features thirty characters played by five diverse and versatile actors in the company’s joyful return to its home in the Town Hall Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2022
Future Spotlight Productions, in collaboration with KidZania London, present their next film, a modern musical remake of Jack and The Beanstalk. Featuring remixed pop classics to show-stopping musical numbers, this live production full of twists and turns features Strictly Come Dancing star Joanne Clifton and original SIX queen, Natalie Paris.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2022
Additional works have been added to You'll Be Swell! You'll Be Great! The Fine Art of Performance, the new exhibition from Helicline Fine Art running now through August 31.
by Stage Tube - Jun 21, 2022
BroadwayWorld has a first look at video from Pittsburgh CLO's production of The Drowsy Chaperone starring Clay Aiken (Man in Chair), who returns to Pittsburgh CLO after hosting the 75th Anniversary Broadway Musical Celebration at Heinz Field. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2022
High school students from the City Springs Theatre Conservatory will perform the Bernstein, Comden, and Green Golden Age musical ON THE TOWN this weekend, June 23-25.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2022
Complete casting announced for the Harvey Evans Tribute includes Jim Brochu, Anita Gillette, Joel Grey, Kurt Peterson, Marianne Tatum, Penny Worth and Tony Yazbeck, directed by Lawrence Leritz. Tony nominated Broadway star Tony Yazbeck will join A Toast to Harvey - Celebrating the Life and Career of Harvey Evans on Wednesday, June 22nd, from 6 - 9 PM at The Triad Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022
Hot on the heels of Audra McDonald’s sold-out show at Town Hall over Memorial Day Weekend, Producing Artistic Director Mark Cortale will kick-off his Provincetown Art House & Town Hall regular summer season with his largest and most ambitious lineup to-date of music and comedy superstars for summer 2022.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2022
Broadway stars aligned at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to celebrate 50 Years of Broadway at the Kennedy Center. Watch highlights from the nights performances!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022
The REV Theatre Company announces the cast and creative team for its second production of the 2022 Season - The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022
Artistry will welcome audiences back to the Bloomington Center for the Arts, launching its 2022-2023 Season of theatrical and musical entertainment. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022
Wright State University’s Theatre program has announced its 2022-23 season, featuring an exciting array of classic and contemporary dramas, musicals and dance.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022
Royal Family Productions will present the inaugural production in a new Young BIPOC Directors series, Romeo and Juliet. This new adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play by Lindsay Price is directed by Lily Ventura.
by Team BWW - Jun 12, 2022
Jesse Tyler Ferguson has won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for TAKE ME OUT. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 12, 2022
Jesse Tyler Ferguson has won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for TAKE ME OUT.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 9, 2022
Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the final performances of the sixth season of the popular New Faces Sing Broadway series and the conclusion of its 27th season with New Faces Sing Broadway 1971.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 8, 2022
The 14th Annual Broadway's Rising Stars concert will be taking place at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street) on Monday, July 18 at 8:00pm, and is the national showcase event for recent graduates of Performing Arts schools from all across the country.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 8, 2022
Broadway legend and Tony Award winner Donna McKechnie will be presented with Nashville Repertory Theatre’s Ovation Award during the company’s upcoming annual fundraiser Broadway Brunch, set for August 21, at the Wildhorse Saloon.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2022
HCCT is presenting the classic western firecracker of a musical for their hill country audience this month.  DESTRY RIDES AGAIN is based on the story by Max Brand, and became a book written by Leonard Gershe.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 3, 2022
Black Oak Ensemble, the Chicago-based string trio with an international profile, performs rarely heard works for violin, viola, and cello written between the World Wars.
by Bryony Rae Taylor - Jul 27, 2022
BroadwayWorld gives performers an opportunity to rep their show. The catch? Keeping it snappy... ready, steady... go!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022
BSC Associate Artist Mark H. Dold, BSC Associate Artist Christopher Innvar and more will star in Barrington Stage Company's new production of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 25, 2022
World-renowned ballet star, Misty Copeland has given birth to her first child.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 23, 2022
Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the cast of New Faces for the  final performances of the sixth season of the popular New Faces Sing Broadway series and the conclusion of its 27th season with New Faces Sing Broadway 1971.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2022
Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced the full cast and creative team for the world premiere musical, Goddess. The musical stage production is conceived and directed by Saheem Ali, music and lyrics by Michael Thurber, and written by Jocelyn Bioh. Previews begin Saturday, August 13, and the show runs through Sunday, September 25.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2022
What a night! One thing leads to another at the New London Barn Playhouse where you are invited to find long lost love, dive into wedding prep, and find out what being family truly means on an idyllic Greek island. Mamma Mia! runs July 20th thru August 7th at 7:30PM with Wednesday matinee performances at 2:00PM and Sunday performances at 5:00PM.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2022
People know Doug Anderson as the local impresario who created Town Hall Theater and the Opera Company of Middlebury.  But the community is about to see him in a new role: the composer of a new musical.  
by Bobby Patrick - Jul 19, 2022
SONGBOOK SUNDAYS will return in September with its tribute to Duke Ellington and, my little loves, take this hint from your Auntie Mayhem - don’t miss it.
by BWW Special Offer - Jul 18, 2022
Special Offer: Charlotte d’Amboise, Mark Evans and Alex Newell Star in World Premiere Musical Comedy
by Dan Marois - Jul 17, 2022
The Nutty Professor at the Ogunquit Playhouse is a newly retooled world premiere musical based on the 1963 Jerry Lewis film of the same title. A comic flick favorite, The Nutty Professor is a story of a Jekyll and Hyde transformation that takes place for a mild mannered and befuddled college professor.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 17, 2022
The Tony-nominated musical comedy, MR. SATURDAY NIGHT, starring Tony and Emmy Award winner Billy Crystal, will play through its announced on-sale date and will conclude its Broadway run on September 4, 2022.
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 15, 2022
BWW catches up with Will Jackson to chat about bringing Confetti to the 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2022
Producing Artistic Director Mark Cortale's acclaimed Broadway @ The Art House series has announced that Rachel Bay Jones - Tony Award Winner for Broadway's smash hit Dear Evan Hansen and star of Pippin – will rejoin the summer 2022 series for one night only this August 9, with Seth Rudetsky as music director and host.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2022
A new cast has been announced for  BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical from 17 August 2022, as the show goes into its second year at the Adelphi Theatre in London's West End, currently booking to 12 February 2023.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 1, 2022
On Thursday, July 7, Chester Theatre Company (CTC) opens Birds of North America by Anna Ouyang Moench, a beautiful look at a father and daughter who find in birding a surprising way to connect—to understand more about themselves, each other, and the changing world around them.
by Student Blogger: Emily Pugh - Jul 1, 2022
With the long days full of sunshine, the rising temperatures, and the extra time off for students, individuals, and families alike, it becomes clear that summer is here and so is the unique American holiday - the Fourth of July. I have listed the four quintessentially patriotic musicals to help get you ready for this coming weekend. Whether you stream these works in your free time or listen to the curated playlist below, these musicals are sure to put you in a patriotic mood.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2022
For the third production in their 2022 season of original outdoor musical revues, Transcendence Theatre Company will present THE GALA, September 9 - 18,  at Jack London State Historic Park in Glen Ellen, CA. Tickets for THE GALA are available now at bestnightever.org. 
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022
On Monday, October 3, 2022 the multiple Grammy award-winning conductor, JoAnn Falletta, will conduct the Buffalo Philharmonic in their return to Carnegie Hall for a tribute to Lukas Foss, in honor of his 100th birthday (August 15, 1922 – Feb 1, 2009). Presented by Trinity Wall Street and Opus 3 Artists, the 7pm concert is a gift to New York City with free admission. 
by Stephi Wild - Aug 5, 2022
ALICE, a new operetta, will make its NYC premiere at The Tank August 11th - 14th. The work features a libretto and direction by Emily Drossell, an original score and music direction by George Luton, and choreography by Logan Pitts. ALICE also features the talents of Bianca Barragan, Michael Cagnetta, and Sami Hodes.
by Michael Major - Aug 5, 2022
Peacock announced the straight-to-series order of coming-of-age thriller HYSTERIA!, a drama series that explores American’s dark history of mass hysteria through the shocking story of the teenage Satanic Panic. Matthew Scott Kane serves as writer and executive producer. John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein will executive produce and direct.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 16, 2022
For one afternoon only, a cast of Broadway performers led by acclaimed conductor, music director, orchestrator, composer, arranger, and Arts Ignite Founder, Mary-Mitchell Campbell (The Prom, Mean Girls, Company) will gather for an arts education celebration called Our Stories, Our Songs on September 18, 2022 at 3:00pm at Ramscale Studio (463 West St, New York, NY).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022
Barrington Stage Company has announced casting for the world premiere of Burman New Play Award winner All of Me on the Boyd-Quinson Stage September 21 – October 9, 2022. All of Me will feature Madison Ferris (Broadway’s 2017 The Glass Menagerie revival) as Lucy, Danny Gomez (NBC’s “New Amsterdam”) as Alfonso, and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022
Award-winning Porchlight Music Theatre has announced this year’s recipient of the ICON Award is one of Broadway’s foremost singing and dancing leading ladies, Tony Award winner Donna McKechnie.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2022
Erika Henningsen will lead the world premiere of new musical Joy the Musical at George Street Playhouse, directed by Casey Hushion (Broadway: Aladdin, The Prom), with choreography by Emmy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Joshua Bergasse. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022
Theatre for a New Audience will present Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski, by Clark Young and Derek Goldman, directed by Goldman, and starring David Strathairn (Nightmare Alley; Nomadland; Good Night, and Good Luck), September 10 – October 9, 2022.
by Barry Lenny - Aug 10, 2022
Do you remember On The Town, that wonderful musical film from 1949; three young sailors on shore leave on the loose in New York, singing and dancing through life, and meeting girls? Well, Dogfight, presented by St Jude's Players, is a bit like that, but just a bit. It's a dark reflection on men and women, the traditional battle of the sexes cast in the most unromantic and misogynist mould.

On the Town Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of On the Town have their been?
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.

What other awards has On the Town been nominated for?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Betty Comden.

What other awards has On the Town won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Betty Comden.

What productions of On the Town have their been?
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.

What awards has On the Town been nominated for?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Betty Comden.

What awards has On the Town won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Betty Comden.

What songs are in On the Town and what's the order?
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

What is the order of songs in On the Town and what's the order?
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

What productions of On the Town have there been?
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.