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Based on the ballet Fancy Free by Leonard Bernstein

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022
Forestburgh Playhouse, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Franklin Trapp, has announced the 2022 Forestburgh Under the Stars Concert Series (June 3 - 18).
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022
In this musical production, based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks animated film, unlikely hero Shrek finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess. Throw in a short-tempered bad guy, a cookie with an attitude, and more than a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you've got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Shrek the Musical is irreverent fun for the whole family.
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022
Due to overwhelming demand, BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical’s performances at the Adelphi Theatre in London’s West End will extend to 12 February 2023. Tickets on sale now. The critically acclaimed Olivier, WhatsOnStage and Broadway World Award-winning Best New Musical had its opening night in London on Monday 13 September 2021.  
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022
All new photos have been released of Bradley Cooper as Leonard Bernstein in the all new Netflix biopic, Maestro.
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022
The Bill Charlap Trio will celebrate the Theater Songs of Leonard Bernstein alongside conversations with Jamie Bernstein and Producer Ted Chapin on Friday, June 17th at 7:30 p.m. 
by Nicole Rosky - May 28, 2022
Check out 40 songs from Broadway musicals that are sung by characters eager to join the fight, soldiers at war, and civilians reflecting on loss. From treasured classics like On the Town and White Christmas, to new works like Dogfight and Hamilton, enjoy your Memorial Day Broadway-style!
by Marissa Tomeo - May 28, 2022
The Broadway production of Mr. Saturday Night has cancelled performances for today, May 28th, 2022, as Billy Crystal has tested positive for Covid-19. In an Instagram post announcement, the show's team writes, 'Today’s performances at 2PM and 8PM are canceled. Billy Crystal tested positive for Covid-19 prior to today’s performance of Mr. Saturday Night, despite strict adherence to health and safety protocols. A second test has confirmed this diagnosis.' 
by Marissa Tomeo - May 28, 2022
Next week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551.
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 27, 2022
The countdown to the Tony Awards has a officially begun! On June 12, the brightest stars of the 2021-22 season will shine even brighter as they gather at the iconic Radio City Music Hall to celebrate Broadway's biggest night. Leading up to the 75th Annual Tony Awards, BroadwayWorld is getting up close and personal with the nominees. Today we're studying up on Beowulf Boritt!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2022
Shoshana Bean revealed in an Instagram story that she will be out of Mr. Saturday Night for the remainder of the week due to Covid. 
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2022
Meet the Broadway bound cast of INTO THE WOODS for Summer 2022, which includes Sara Bareilles, Brian D'Arcy James, Patina Miller, Phillipa Soo, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2022
Clubbed Thumb has announced complete casting for the final production of the rescheduled 25th SUMMERWORKS festival of new plays, Bodies They Ritual. Performances will run June 22-July 2.
by A.A. Cristi - May 26, 2022
Katonah Classic Stage, Westchester County's newest, nonprofit, professional theatre company dedicated to classic dramas and comedies, will present a benefit reading of Lanford Wilson's, Talley's Folly, at the Bedford Historical Hall on June 17, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022
Pittsburgh CLO's 2022 Summer of Musicals at the Benedum Center will be highlighted by Broadway and TV stars, as well as beloved Pittsburgh favorites.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022
The world premiere Pillow-exclusive engagement, America(na) to Me, will kick off Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 2022 in the opening week of the Festival – as the first week-long performance in the newly renovated Ted Shawn Theatre – from June 22-26.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2022
This July Opera Orlando will hold its annual training initiative for young singers: SINGS! Summer Institute for the Next Generation of Singers.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2022
After two seasons away, Chester Theatre Company (CTC), under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Daniel Elihu Kramer, will return to the Town Hall Theatre, its beloved home in Chester, MA.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022
Following the sold-out success of COVID SUX: The Musical at Cumston Hall, Chris Henry, and Mark Falconer have written a new sequel to their previous original musical comedy about the pandemic featuring parodies of hit Broadway songs from shows like Hamilton, Les Miserables, Tick Tick Boom, West Side Story, Chicago, and Annie.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2022
Jesse Tyler Ferguson has been a treasured member of the Broadway community since his debut in the 1998 revival on On the Town. This season he returns to the stage as 'Mason' in Second Stage's revival of Take Me Out, in a performance which has earned him a career first- a Tony nomination!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 6, 2022
PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL has extended booking at the Savoy Theatre until 28 January 2023. Aimie Atkinson and Danny Mac will extend their runs as Vivian Ward and Edward Lewis respectively.
by Marissa Tomeo - Jun 4, 2022
Bucks County Playhouse will present a special presentation of a new Broadway musical, “Female Troubles,” at the sixth Oscar Hammerstein Festival on Saturday, June 18 at 7:30 pm. The presentation, which is part concert, part insider’s preview, is open to the public. Tickets are $35.
by Michael Major - Jun 3, 2022
Comprised of New York City drag legends Lagoona Bloo, Rosé and Jan, Stephanie’s Child join Alaska for a night on the town in the flirty “Girlz Night” video which PAPER Magazine premiered stars Alaska Thunderfuck and Stephanie’s Child. Plus, check out upcoming tour dates!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2022
Bucks County Playhouse will present a special presentation of a new Broadway musical, “Female Troubles,” at the sixth Oscar Hammerstein Festival on Saturday, June 18 at 7:30 pm. The presentation, which is part concert, part insider's preview, is open to the public.
by Michael Major - Jun 3, 2022
Sarah Silverman will join the previously announced Cooper, Carey Mulligan, Matt Bomer and Maya Hawke in the cast. Cooper developed the new biopic together with Leonard Bernstein’s family. Maestro is Cooper's follow-up to his directorial debut, A Star is Born.
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 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 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 A.A. Cristi - Jun 2, 2022
New Village Arts (NVA), North County's cultural hub, returns for the second year in residence at the world-famous The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch from June 3 – August 14, 2022.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 2, 2022
New Village Arts (NVA), North County's cultural hub, will produce a loving tribute to Leonard Bernstein's work as a composer. Conceived and arranged by Broadway conductor, music director and arranger Rob Fisher, Leonard Bernstein's New York features memorable songs from WEST SIDE STORY, ON THE TOWN, WONDERFUL TOWN, and many more.
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
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 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 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 Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022
The Original Broadway Cast Recording of Mr. Saturday Night, starring Billy Crystal, is now available on streaming and digital platforms worldwide. In honor of the album release, a new music video featuring Tony Award nominee Shoshana Bean's performance of “There's a Chance” was also released, and we've got both!
by Michael Major - Jun 1, 2022
MIND OVER MURDER chronicles the bizarre and psychologically complex story of six individuals who were convicted for the 1985 murder of a beloved 68- year-old grandmother, Helen Wilson, in Beatrice, Nebraska. Despite five of the individuals originally confessing to the crime, they were exonerated by DNA evidence in 2009.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2022
The cast of Back to the Future The Musical led by Roger Bart took the stage last night on Britain's Got Talent! Check out the full performance video here!
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 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.

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?
Best New Opera Production (Olivier Awards) for English National Opera.

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?
Best New Opera Production (Olivier Awards) for English National Opera.

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