On the Town Revival

Ages: 6+
Opened: November 19, 1998
Closing: January 17, 1999

On the Town - 1998 - Broadway History , Info & More

Gershwin Theatre (Broadway)
222 West 51st St. New York, NY

Based on the ballet Fancy Free by Leonard Bernstein

On the Town - 1998 - Broadway Cast

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by Aliya Al-Hassan - Nov 29, 2023

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by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2023

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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 Best Revival - Musical category at the Outer Critics Circle Awards.



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