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On the Twentieth Century - 1980 - West End Tickets, News, Info & More

Based on the play Twentieth Century by Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur and Bruce Milholland

Her Majesty's Theatre


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(Piccadilly Circus) Haymarket
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by Team BWW - Sep 9, 2021
BroadwayWorld is thrilled to announce the return of The Seth Concert Series this fall! Regular Sunday evening performances will resume beginning October 3rd at 8 PM - with a five star lineup now on sale.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 4, 2021
Ahead of a new Christmas album for 2021, the first song has been released. The song is a mashup, including Happiness (Is Christmas), a reworked song from the musical You're a Good Man Charlie Brown, for which Chenoweth won a Tony Award in 1999. The song is mashed up with Christmas Time Is Here, which was featured in the film A Charlie Brown Christmas.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 3, 2021
Next month, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2021
BIRDLAND will present Amanda Green & Friends “Vaxxed AF!” on Monday, October 4 at 7:00 PM. Tony Award-nominated lyricist/composer and award-winning performer Amanda Green will be joined by some amazing Broadway friends, including Darius de Haas, Ann Harada, Lesli Margherita, Curtis Moore, Natalie Douglas, and Dan Finnerty of The Dan Band.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2021
This week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 7, 2021
On Monday, October 4, Amanda Green and a slew of her talented friends presented “Vaxxed AF!” on the iconic Birdland stage.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2021
David Rockwell is designing a new Broadway-inspired hotel in New York's Theater District, set to open later in the fall. The Civilian hotel, from Sixty Collective hotelier Jason Pomeranc, has 27 stories and 203 rooms and will be filled with theatrical memorabilia.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2021
The Tony Award-nominated and Drama Desk Award-winning National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) ushers in its 107th season with stellar productions of the acclaimed musical Harmony: A New Musical by the legendary Barry Manilow and his longtime collaborator Bruce Sussman, a co-production with the New York City Opera of the world premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon's The Garden Of The Finzi-Continis, a virtual presentations of Kadye Molodowsky's Ale Fenster Tsu Der Zun (All the Windows Face the Sun), 15 Minute Yiddish (More or Less), and much more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 3, 2021
In our new series, 'Where Are They Now?' we're taking a look back at some of our favorite original Broadway casts, and catching up with their careers! Next up, the original cast of Wicked! Find out what everyone's been up to since they starred in the hit show.
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 29, 2021
Broadway favorite Kristin Chenoweth will soon walk down the aisle! According to Vogue, the stage and screen star is engaged to musician Josh Bryant, who proposed at the Rainbow Room earlier this week. The couple met in 2016 and started dating in 2018.
by Michael Major - Oct 22, 2021
Kristin Chenoweth has released her new holiday album, 'Happiness is Christmas'! The album features classic Christmas songs, such as 'Merry Christmas, Darling', '(Everybody's Waitin' For) The Man With The Bag', and 'Jingle Bell Rock'. Listen to the album now and purchase autographed CDs, vinyl, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 21, 2021
Mrs. Doubtfire returns to previews on Broadway, at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre, starring Rob McClure in the title role. Learn more about the cast here!
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 18, 2021
Author of one-man shows, Tom Frueh, returns to Midtown Manhattan club with a new musical.
by Michael Major - Nov 23, 2021
During an appearnace on The Tonight Show, Kristin Chenoweth commented on the recent news that Ariana Grande would be playing Glinda in the new film adaption of Wicked. When asked about the possibility of making a cameo in the film, Chenoweth shared her idea of how she and original Elphaba Idina Menzel should make an appearance in the film.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 16, 2021
Shakespeare Theatre Company announced today that Tony Award winner Michael McGrath has joined the world premiere cast of the new musical ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME, as Narrator.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 1, 2021
On Monday, December 13, at 8:00pm ET, Emmy and Tony Award–winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth will ring in the holiday season at the Metropolitan Opera with a one-night-only concert, Kristin Chenoweth: Christmas at the Met.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 1, 2021
Acclaimed stage performers Catriona Fray and Alena Bernardi are set to play at the Duplex in New York City with their new show, “Divine Feminine Soul” one performance only on the magical date 11/11 at 7pm.
by Ariana Straznicky-Packer - May 26, 2022
Wilkommen, bienvenue, and welcome Cabaret to the Goodspeed Stage! The classic musical makes its premiere on the Goodspeed Stage and runs now through July 3rd, 2022.
by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2022
Meet the complete cast for A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical, as rehearsals began in New York ahead of the musical's world premiere, pre-Broadway engagement this summer at Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2022
The American Theater Group (ATG), Somerset County’s professional, regional theater company celebrating its tenth season, will honor two-time Tony Award-winning actress Christine Ebersole at its annual Gala on Sunday, June 26th, at the Fellowship Cultural Arts Center in Basking Ridge, NJ. 
by A.A. Cristi - May 12, 2022
Harmony: A New Musical, starring musical theatre icons Chip Zien (Into the Woods, Caroline, Or Change) and Sierra Boggess (The Little Mermaid, The Phantom of the Opera), has announced the recording of their original cast album, to be produced by Barry Manilow and co-produced by Lawrence Manchester. Jill Dell'Abate is the Production Manager.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2022
On Monday, April 4, 2022, Theatre Forward, a non-profit arts organization based in New York City, will hold its annual gala at the Edison Ballroom, 240 West 47th Street, New York City to honor Tony and Obie Award winning director, Kenny Leon, and global financial services provider, Prudential Financial.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Mar 6, 2022
Watch as Richard Ridge catches up with Tony winner Warren Carlyle, who choreographed the current Broadway revival of The Music Man, starring Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster.
by Student Blogger: Sammy O'Neil - Mar 31, 2022
A Student's perspective being a college understudy in college
by Michael Major - Mar 30, 2022
Kristin Chenoweth has revealed her musical theatre dream roles. Chenoweth's selections included playing the Emcee in an all-female production of Cabaret, alongside Ariana DeBose or Beanie Feldstein as Sally Bowles, a Dolly Parton biopic written by Parton herself, and a musical version of Pushing Daisies.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 21, 2022
Harmony: A New Musical, starring musical theatre icons Chip Zien (Into the Woods, Caroline, Or Change) and Sierra Boggess (The Little Mermaid, The Phantom of the Opera), opens in previews this Wednesday, March 23, 2022, for a limited, seven-week run.
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 20, 2022
Ever wish you could see all of your favorite DIVAS on one stage? Well, thanks to award-winning choreographer/director Darlene Zoller, West Hartford is getting the DIVA treatment! Playhouse on Park's resident dance company, stop/time dance theater, now in its 17th year, is bringing the heat and paying homage to all of your favorites: Cher, Tina, Gloria, Shania, Dolly, Whitney...and more! DIVAS: DOUBLE OR NOTHING will run at Playhouse on Park March 16 - 27, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022
Ghostlight Records has announced the release of Mrs. Doubtfire (Original Broadway Cast Recording) in digital and streaming formats on June 22 and is available to pre-save now.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2022
BroadwayWorld congratulates The Phantom of the Opera stars Ben Crawford and Kelsey Connoly on their engagement!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2022
The Mrs. Doubtfire Original Broadway Cast Recording is now available in digital and streaming formats. Mrs. Doubtfire has music and lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell, the team behind Something Rotten! 
by Paula Makar - Jun 10, 2022
What did our critic think of 42nd Street at Music Theatre Wichita? Come and meet those dancing feet! A brand-new edition of this timeless classic taps its way into Century II Concert Hall June 15-19, as the second offering in the 2022 Music Theatre Wichita season.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 27, 2022
Paying a visit to Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center in her home state of Oklahoma, Kristin Chenoweth finally found the magic to turn her outfit into Glinda's iconic blue ball gown, which is currently on display at the venue. See the video!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2022
Chelsea Table + Stage has announced its star-studded lineup of artists for August 2022. Learn more about the upcoming performances here!
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 25, 2022
National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene today announced that musical theatre icons Chip Zien and Sierra Boggess will lead the cast of the acclaimed musical Harmony by the legendary Barry Manilow and his longtime collaborator Bruce Sussman in March 2022. At the helm will be
by Stephi Wild - Feb 22, 2022
National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) today announced the entire cast and creative team for Harmony: A New Musical, starring musical theatre icons Chip Zien (Into the Woods, Caroline, Or Change) and Sierra Boggess (The Little Mermaid, The Phantom of the Opera).
by - Feb 21, 2022
Ariana Grande visited Wicked on Broadway yesterday, and shared praise for the show's leads, Lindsay Heather Pearce and Brittney Johnson, on her Instagram story. Plus, watch Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker discuss Plaza Suite on CBS Sunday Morning, and check out the premiere of new web series The Aging Ingenue, starring Sara Jean Ford, Vishal Vaidya, Ashley Blanchet, and Will Reynolds.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 18, 2022
Ever wish you could see all of your favorite DIVAS on one stage? Well, thanks to award-winning choreographer/director Darlene Zoller, West Hartford is getting the DIVA treatment! Playhouse on Park’s resident dance company, stop/time dance theater, now in its 17th year, is bringing the heat and paying homage to all of your favorites: Cher, Tina, Gloria, Shania, Dolly, Whitney...and more!
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 20, 2021
Hosts Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley will be speaking tonight with CBS Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook, as well as Michael Mina (Chief Science Officer at EMed) and Kim Prather, Ph.D., (Distinguished Chair in Atmospheric Chemistry, UC San Diego) about the new Omicron variant and what it means for Broadway and beyond on tonight's episode of 'Stars In The House' to benefit The Actors Fund.
by Team BWW - Dec 12, 2021
Surprise! Tonight Orfeh & Andy Karl will join The Seth Concert Series for a last minute, completely unplanned and impromptu performance! Tickets are now on sale.
by Michael Major - Aug 9, 2022
Hosted by Steve Harvey, the upcoming episode of Family Feud will feature a faceoff between two actresses when Kristin Chenoweth competes against Kathy Najimy to see who will win the grand prize for their selected charities. Watch a hilarious exclusive video clip of Chenoweth and Najimy going head-to-head in the upcoming episode.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2022
Award-winning Broadway playwright Theresa Rebeck will write the book for the Broadway-aimed Working Girl. While she's had more plays produced on Broadway than any female playwright of our time, Working Girl would mark Rebeck's Broadway debut as a book writer for a musical.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 9, 2021
Williams will also lead the upcoming Broadway revival, set to premiere in March of 2022 from Second Stage Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2021
Celebrating Broadway’s return, Seth’s Broadway Breakdown will premiere with a press preview on Sunday, September 12, with performances three times a week starting on October 15th. The show will be produced by Asylum NYC’s artistic director, Alan Kliffer.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 23, 2021
The musical tells the true story of the Comedian Harmonists, an ensemble of six talented young men in 1920s Germany who took the world by storm with their signature blend of sophisticated close harmonies and uproarious stage antics, until their inclusion of Jewish singers put them on a collision course with history.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022
Goodspeed Musicals will kick off its first full season of musicals since 2019 with the spring production of Kander and Ebb’s dazzling and daring classic, Cabaret. The Kit Kat Klub comes alive for the first time on the Goodspeed stage from May 13 – July 3 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2022
Hosted at the Guthrie's iconic riverfront home, the spectacular event will feature a special concert by Chenoweth, an award-winning star of the stage and screen, as well as an elevated cocktail reception with abundant hors d'oeuvres and sweets, a live auction and a special giving opportunity.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022
Additional casting and the design team have been announced for A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical's world premiere, pre-Broadway engagement at Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre (106 Boylston Street).
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 18, 2022
The Prince Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, announces that  applications are now open for the 2022 Fellowship program.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022
Barry Manilow has released a statement, sharing that due to testing positive for COVID-19, he will be unable to attend the opening night performance of his musical HARMONY. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022
Harmony: A New Musical, starring musical theatre icons Chip Zien (Into the Woods, Caroline, Or Change) and Sierra Boggess (The Little Mermaid, The Phantom of the Opera), opens this Wednesday night to a sold-out crowd at National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene.

On the Twentieth Century Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of On the Twentieth Century have their been?
On the Twentieth Century has had 8 productions including Broadway which opened in 1978, Broadway which opened in 1978, US Tour which opened in 1979, West End which opened in 1980, Off-Off-Broadway which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 2005, Broadway which opened in 2005 and Broadway which opened in 2015.

What productions of On the Twentieth Century have their been?
On the Twentieth Century has had 8 productions including Broadway which opened in 1978, Broadway which opened in 1978, US Tour which opened in 1979, West End which opened in 1980, Off-Off-Broadway which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 2005, Broadway which opened in 2005 and Broadway which opened in 2015.

What songs are in On the Twentieth Century and what's the order?
Stranded Again
Saddle Up the Horse
On the Twentieth Century
I Rise Again
Lily Garland [i]
Indian Maiden's Lament
Veronique
I Have Written a Play
Together
Never
Our Private World
Repent
Mine
I've Got It All
Entr'acte
Five Zeros
Sextet
She's a Nut
Max Jacobs
Babette
The Legacy
Lily, Oscar
This Is the Day
Grand Central Station
Lucky Lily
Happy Birthday, Oscar Jaffe
This Biz Is the Lowest Biz There Is
Dear John Ringling
Lily Garland [ii]

What is the order of songs in On the Twentieth Century and what's the order?
Stranded Again
Saddle Up the Horse
On the Twentieth Century
I Rise Again
Lily Garland [i]
Indian Maiden's Lament
Veronique
I Have Written a Play
Together
Never
Our Private World
Repent
Mine
I've Got It All
Entr'acte
Five Zeros
Sextet
She's a Nut
Max Jacobs
Babette
The Legacy
Lily, Oscar
This Is the Day
Grand Central Station
Lucky Lily
Happy Birthday, Oscar Jaffe
This Biz Is the Lowest Biz There Is
Dear John Ringling
Lily Garland [ii]

What productions of On the Twentieth Century have there been?
On the Twentieth Century has had 8 productions including Broadway which opened in 1978, Broadway which opened in 1978, US Tour which opened in 1979, West End which opened in 1980, Off-Off-Broadway which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 2005, Broadway which opened in 2005 and Broadway which opened in 2015.