On the Town

Ages: 6+
Opened: December 28, 1944

On the Town - 1944 - Broadway History , Info & More

Adelphi Theatre
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R 0NS, United Kingdom London WC2R ONS

Based on the ballet Fancy Free by Leonard Bernstein

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Full Cast Set for the Broadway Premiere of PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 13, 2023

The complete cast has been revealed for the Broadway premiere of Prayer for the French Republic. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!

Cortland Rep Reveals 2024 Summer Season
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2023

Cortland Repertory Theatre is announcing their 52nd annual summer season to be held at the Little York Pavilion in Preble, NY in 2024. Learn more about the full lineup here!

Symphony Space Adds ANNIE Singalong, FLEABAG, And More To November Lineup
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 18, 2023

Symphony Space announces program updates and additions for upcoming events and screenings. Livestream and in-person tickets available.

GASLIGHT Will Tour Australia in 2024
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2023

Set to be one of the most talked about performances of 2024, Gaslight, a modern adaptation of the 1940’s suspenseful thriller by Patrick Hamilton and starring Geraldine Hakewill and Toby Schmitz, is set to tour Australia from February 2024.

Town Hall Theatre Announces The Next Installment Of FRONT PORCH PRESENTS 
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 9, 2023

Front Porch has partnered with Town Hall Theatre Co in Lafayette to offer a new series called Front Porch Presents. This exciting quarterly collaboration brings together local musicians and performers for a showcase of talent that is both entertaining and inspiring.

by Jim Munson - Oct 5, 2023

BroadwayWorld chats with the perennially popular performer Hershey Felder about the Great American Songbook Sing-Along benefit he's doing for TheatreWorks Silicon Valley on October 11th in Mountain View California to raise funds for their Save TheatreWorks Now campaign.

Broadway Buying Guide: October 2, 2023
by Team BWW - Oct 2, 2023

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, October 2, 2023.

Find Out What Halloween Horror Is Coming to Peacock This October
by Michael Major - Sep 18, 2023

No tricks, just treats. With over 500 titles to explore, Peacock has something to get everyone in the Halloween spirit. Please see below for new and recently added titles as well as a scary line-up of seasonal content. Check out what TV episodes, movies, documentaries, specials and more you can stream on Peacock this October!

Best Broadway Shows in 2024; What's Coming!
by Sidney Paterra - Sep 23, 2023

Check out a full list of what's to come on Broadway in 2024 and be sure to check back as more engagements are added to the list!

Anthony Edwards, Aria Shahghasemi & More to Star in PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 15, 2023

Get all the details on the star-studded cast of PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC, including Anthony Edwards and Aria Shahghasemi. Find out when and where this highly anticipated play will be performed.

Richard Perez Will Be Town Hall Theatre's New Artistic Director
by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 12, 2023

Town Hall Theatre Company has announced that Richard Perez will be taking on the role of Artistic Director, ushering in a new era for Contra Costa's longest-running theatre company. With a well-established reputation for his extensive knowledge of theatre arts and years of distinguished artistic leadership, Perez brings a poised and approachable demeanor to the organization.

Winchendon Music Festival To Present Seven Concerts in August
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 7, 2023

Discover the lineup, dates, and venues for the Winchendon Music Festival 2023. From classical to jazz and world music, this festival offers a diverse range of performances by international artists. Don't miss this unforgettable musical experience!

Town Hall Theatre to Present THE TURN OF THE SCREW as First Production of 2023-2024 Season
by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 6, 2023

Get ready to be on the edge of your seat with Jeffrey Hatcher's thrilling adaptation of the classic horror novella, “The Turn of the Screw”. Presented by two powerhouse actors, this spine-tingling play will take you on an unforgettable journey into the unknown. Follow the gripping story of a young governess who is hired to care for two orphaned children in a remote estate. 

Town Hall Theatre to Screen MAMMA MIA! For Next Cult Classic Movie Night
by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 30, 2023

After a successful screening of the Rocky Horror Picture Show and Grease, Town Hall Theater Company is back at it again. This time, THT will be screening a sing-along version of Mamma Mia on Friday September 8th.

Sierra Boggess Will Lead New Cast Recording of OKLAHOMA!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2023

An all new cast recording of Oklahoma!, featuring the musical's complete original score, will be released this September.

Bill Irwin and Jacob Ming-Trent to Join Eden Espinosa & More at WTF Cabaret
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2023

Don't miss the incredible lineup featuring Bill Irwin and Jacob Ming-Trent, joining Eden Espinosa and more at the highly anticipated WTF Cabaret. Prepare to be amazed by the extraordinary performances and talent on display.

White Heron Theatre Company Opens BLITHE SPIRIT July 10
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 5, 2023

White Heron Theatre Company of Nantucket will open it's first production of the 2023 summer season, Blithe Spirit, by Noël Coward (Present Laughter, Private Lives) and directed by Skip Greer. Greer returns to Nantucket after directing 2017's Outside Mullingar for White Heron.

Amber Iman, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Annie Golden & More to be Featured in Williamstown Theatre Festival Readings
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2023

Amber Iman, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Annie Golden and more will be featured in Williamstown Theatre Festival's Fridays@3 reading series.

Grace Gummer, Mamie Gummer & Louisa Jacobson to Star in THREE SISTERS at Williamstown Theatre Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2023

Additional cast and creative team members have been revealed for the 2023 Williamstown Theatre Festival summer season’s Main Stage Reading Series. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!

What's Coming to Broadway in 2023
by Team BWW - Aug 27, 2023

It's a new season on Broadway! While plenty of 2023/24 season announcements have yet to be made, many productions have already revealed full details of their upcoming engagements. Check out a full list of what's to come on Broadway in Fall 2023-Spring 2024!

Town Hall Theatre Co. Announces Next FRONT PORCH PRESENTS
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 12, 2023

Front Porch has partnered with Town Hall Theatre Co in Lafayette to offer a new series called Front Porch Presents.

Library of Congress Festival of Film And Sound Announces Full Lineup of Rare Cinema and Special Guests
by A.A. Cristi - May 15, 2023

The Library of Congress National Audio-Visual Conservation Center is announcing the full lineup of rare cinema and special guests to be featured at the inaugural Library of Congress Festival of Film and Sound. The new four-day film festival will be held June 15-18 in association with the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center at the American Film Institute's beautifully restored 1938 art deco theater in Silver Spring, Maryland.

A History of Broadway's Lost Theatres
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Apr 23, 2023

This month, the reader question was: Which Broadway theaters have been demolished/repurposed and when/why?

Town Hall Theatre Company to Present EDITH PIAF: BEYOND PARIS SKIES in May
by Blair Ingenthron - Apr 1, 2023

​​​​​​​Get transported back to mid-1900s Paris through the evocative songs of Edith Piaf on Saturday, May 20th. Town Hall Theatre will be hosting SonoMusette, featuring native Parisian singer Mimi Pirard as they perform Edith Piaf: Beyond Paris Skies.

ON THE TOWN to be Presented by Lebanon Valley College's Music Theatre Program in April
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2023

Students of Lebanon Valley College's Music Theatre Program present their inaugural class production with ON THE TOWN April 13, 14, and 15 at 7 p.m. and April 16 at 2 p.m.


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



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