Once in a Lifetime Revival

Opened: June 15, 1978
Closing: August 27, 1978

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1633 Broadway at 50th St. New York, NY

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Theatre By The Sea Reveals 2024 Summer Season by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2023

Theatre By The Sea has announced the 2024 Summer Schedule for Theatre By The Sea, which will include four sensational musicals. Learn more about the lineup here!

Trilogy Of Mikel Murfi Solo Theater Works Comes to Irish Arts Center by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2023

Irish Arts Center presents Mikel Murfi's trilogy The Man in the Woman's Shoes, I Hear You and Rejoice, and the North American premiere of the intimate, searching, and painfully funny final installment The Mysterious Case of Kitsy Rainey. Learn more about the show and how to get tickets here!

Photos: First Look at Pearl Cleage's SOMETHING MOVING: A MEDITATION ON MAYNARD at Ford's Theatre by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 26, 2023

Get a first look at photos of Pearl Cleage's Something Moving: A Meditation on Maynard at Ford's Theatre, and learn how to purchase tickets!

Devon Allman & Donavon Frankenreiter Officially Break World Record By Performing In All 50 States in 49 Days by Michael Major - Sep 25, 2023

The rock ‘n’ roll recording artists and longtime friends along with their talented band mates – Matt Grundy (bass), John Lum (drums), David Gomez (percussion, sax), Jackson Stokes (guitar) – just completed the challenge with their final, celebratory performance in California at BeachLife Ranch, the second annual coastal country SoCal festival.

FANGIRLS, MINORITY REPORT, and More Set For Lyric Hammersmith's Spring/Summer 2024 Season by Stephi Wild - Sep 25, 2023

The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre has announced its Spring/Summer 2024 Season, opening April 2024 with Minority Report. Learn more about the full season and how to get tickets here!

The Tenement Museum Reopens its National Historical Landmark at 97 Orchard Street after a Year-Long Preservation by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2023

The Tenement Museum, the iconic New York institution devoted to sharing the stories of the immigrants, migrants and refugees who built New York and America, reopened its national historic landmark at 97 Orchard Street today after a year-long preservation.  

Sam Graham, Original 'Eck' in DEAD DAD DOG, Joins Cast of John McKay's SUNNY BOY by A.A. Cristi - Sep 21, 2023

Sam Graham, the original lead in 'Dead Dad Dog,' joins the cast of John McKay's 'Sunny Boy' 35 years later. Get the details on this unique casting announcement and the return of McKay's first play in over 30 years.

The New York Pops Extends Music Director Steven Reineke's Contract Through 2027-28 Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2023

Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke’s contract with The New York Pops has been extended through the 2027-2028 season.

SONIC FLIGHT Comes to Inner Essence Live Art & Gallery Next Month by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2023

Acclaimed Melbourne Skateboarding Artist Brett Ashby paints Australian TV personality Peter Hitchener OAM in a mesmerizing live art event. Witness the unique combination of skateboarding, art, and spiritual wellness at the Alex Theatre St Kilda.

Shakira, Peso Pluma & More Complete the Billboard Latin Music Week Lineup by Michael Major - Sep 20, 2023

Newly announced Billboard Latin Music Week participating artists include powerhouses Beatriz Luengo, Carin León, DannyLux, DJ Nelson, Hyde, Ivy Queen, JOP, Lasso, Luny Tunes, Pedro Capó, Peso Pluma, Thalia and Wisin. Musica Mexicana singer-songwriter Peso Pluma will headline a special Billboard En Vivo show.

YOSHIKI Makes History as First Japanese Artist to be Honored by TCL Chinese Theatre with Handprint and Footprint Ceremony in Hollywood by Michael Major - Sep 19, 2023

YOSHIKI's feature documentary film YOSHIKI: Under the Sky had its L.A. premiere at the Chinese Theatre later that evening. The film is YOSHIKI's directorial debut, and features powerful live performances by The Chainsmokers, St. Vincent, Sarah Brightman, Scorpions, Jane Zhang, Lindsey Stirling, Nicole Scherzinger, and more.

Curve's Production of A CHORUS LINE Will Embark on UK Tour by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2023

Curve's hit production of the Broadway musical A CHORUS LINE will return in 2024, playing at Curve from 28 June to 13 July 2024, with a Summer run at Sadler's Wells from 31 July to 25 August and a UK Tour. Learn more about the production here!

André De Shields to Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of HAARLEM NOCTURNE This Black History Month at 54 Below by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 18, 2023

54 BELOW will welcome back legendary performer André De Shields on February 20-24 at 7pm. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Sandy Bell Releases New Album 'Entelechy' by Michael Major - Sep 15, 2023

ENTELECHY is a record that was written during what Bell refers to as a ‘breakdown on the forest floor’ and recorded with the layered opulence and precision of celestial arrangements by her partner and producer, Jeff Lipstein in Woodstock, NY. The album was mastered by Chris Gehringer (Lana Del Ray, Rosalia, St. Vincent) at Sterling Sound.

Charles Newell to Transition Out of His Role as Court Theatre Artistic Director in Summer 2024 by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2023

After a thirty-year tenure at Court Theatre, the professional theatre of the University of Chicago, Charles Newell has decided to transition out of his role as Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director in June 2024.

Scottsdale Arts Receives Largest Gift In Its History by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2023

Scottsdale Arts, one of Arizona’s largest arts nonprofit organizations, recently received notification from the Michael and Ellen Ziegler trust that the Ziegler estate has awarded more than $11.5 million to the organization. Learn more about the funds and what they will be used for here!

CELLO Thriller Film Holds World Premiere in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia by Michael Major - Sep 14, 2023

The premiere was attended by most of the film’s international stars and crew, including acclaimed horror director Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, III, IV, Spiral) and producer Lee Nelson (The Ice Road, Celeste & Jesse Forever). Riyadh Boulevard was transformed into a spectacle and its first public screening played to a captive packed house.  

Hailey Kilgore, Derek Klena, Javier Muñoz & Ali Stroker to Join The New York Pops Season Opening Concert at Carnegie Hall by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2023

The New York Pops—led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke— will open its 2023-24 season with a brand-new concert program, featuring Hailey Kilgore, Derek Klena, Javier Muñoz & Ali Stroker. Learn how to purchase tickets!

The Guthrie Theater Sets Cast & Creative Team for 49th Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2023

The Guthrie Theater has revealed the cast and creative team for its 49th production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, adapted by Lavina Jadhwani and directed by Addie Gorlin-Han, based on the original direction by Joseph Haj. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Shakespeare's First Folio Will Be Exhibited at Shakespeare North Playhouse, Celebrating 400 Years of The First Folio by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2023

Shakespeare North will bring to life the story and the history behind the creation of the First Folio. Learn more about the event here!

David Blaine Announces New Show IMPOSSIBLE Launching New Year's Eve Weekend At Encore Theater At Wynn Las Vegas by A.A. Cristi - Sep 12, 2023

After spending the last several decades blowing the minds of individuals and audiences around the world, David Blaine – the world's most iconic magician and stunt artist – will present his new show “David Blaine: IMPOSSIBLE” exclusively at Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas with a sure-to-be unforgettable debut this New Year's Eve Weekend.

Christopher Gattelli Will Bring Star-Studded Rodgers and Hammerstein Concert to Theatre Royal Drury Lane by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2023

My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert comes to Theatre Royal Drury Lane in December. Find out how to get tickets here!

Sutton Foster & Brian Stokes Mitchell Join London's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at the Dr. Phillips Center by Stephi Wild - Sep 11, 2023

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts has announced The Residency Festival, featuring the return of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London. Learn more about the full lineup of performances here!

Five Nights Of Improvised Musical Theatre Come To Sydney This Month by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2023

Join leading improvisers and comedians Sarah Gaul, Jacinta Gregory and Orya Golgowsky, accompanied by Nick Harriott and featuring special guests from Little Triangle. You're guaranteed a laugh-out-loud-once-in-a-lifetime-never-to-be-repeated experience!

Farmers Alley Theatre Kicks Off Its 2023-2024 Season With The Michigan Premiere Of The Localized Version Of The Beloved Musical WORKING by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2023

Continuing a year of critically acclaimed performances and extended runs (Becoming Dr. Ruth, Chicken & Biscuits, and this summer's smash hit RENT), Farmers Alley Theatre is proud to bring the very first localized production of Working, the Musical to Michigan audiences. 

Brandy Clark, Janelle Monae & More Join Brandi Carlile's Girls Just Wanna Weekend Lineup by Michael Major - Sep 8, 2023

The lineup includes performances by Carlile, Janelle Monae, Sarah McLachlan, Lucius, Allison Russell, Celisse, KT Tunstall, Wendy & Lisa, corook, Monica Martin, Tish Melton, SistaStrings and SmallTown Strings as well as Mary Chapin Carpenter, Brandy Clark and Kim Richey guest starring as “Titans of Americana” for a special songwriters round. 

Listen: Two New Barbra Streisand Albums Set For Release In October, Listen to the First Track! by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2023

Two new albums featuring Barbra Streisand will be released next month. EVERGREENS: Celebrating Six Decades on Columbia Records and YENTL: 40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition will both be available on Friday, October 27. Learn more about both albums, and how to pre-order them now, here!

Review: Nicole Zuraitis HOW LOVE BEGINS ALBUM RELEASE at Birdland Heartily Ovated by Stephen Mosher - Sep 8, 2023

HOW LOVE BEGINS Album Release concert showcases musicians, jazz, and Nicole Zuraitis in best possible light.

Micayla Brewster and Chase Haylon Launch Social Media Agency The Social Team by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2023

Micayla Brewster and Chase Haylon, social media experts and long-time Broadway creators, have developed The Social Team, a new social media agency expanding the possibilities of digital media on Broadway and in the entertainment sectors with an innovative perspective.

Interview: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG's Katie Rose Clarke Talks Audition Story, Reuniting With the Cast & More by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2023

Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along is coming to Broadway this fall. Read BroadwayWorld's exclusive interview with Katie Rose Clarke, and learn behind the scenes stories about the production.

THE LAST EPISTLE OF TIGHTROPE TIME Makes Toronto Premiere This Month by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2023

The 2023-24 season at Toronto’s neighbourhood theatre will open with The Last Epistle of Tightrope Time, a Tarragon Theatre/NAC presentation of the NAC/Neptune Theatre production. Learn more about the show and how to get tickets here!

Earth, Wind & Fire Will Perform at the King Center in October by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2023

Get ready to experience an unforgettable night of music, rhythm, and soul as the legendary musical ensemble Earth, Wind & Fire takes the stage at the King Center for the Performing Arts on October 15, 2023. Learn more about how to see Earth, Wind & Fire at the King Center here!

Los Angeles Punk Band Death Lens Sign To Epitaph Records & Share Anthemic Label Debut 'Vacant' by Michael Major - Sep 5, 2023

Death Lens have signed to Epitaph Records. Comprised of Bryan Torres, Matt Silva, Jhon Reyes, and Eduardo Contreras, the foursome has three albums under their belts, a split EP with The Frights, and opened for acts such as Enjoy, Together Pangea, Cherry Glazerr, Militarie Gun and many more.

Photos: Aaron Rodgers & The New York Jets Visit MJ for HARD KNOCKS Finale by Bruce Glikas - Sep 6, 2023

MJ on Broadway was featured on the season finale episode of HBO’s Emmy-Award winning series “Hard Knocks.” Check out pics from the special visit!

Photos: The New York Jets Visit MJ: THE MUSICAL For HBO'S HARD KNOCKS Finale by Michael Major - Sep 5, 2023

Check out photos of MJ on Broadway featured in the season finale episode of HBO’s “Hard Knocks.” In the finale episode, they bring 10 of their teammates to the Neil Simon Theatre where they can be seen enjoying MJ (the majority of the team’s first Broadway show), meeting the cast and creative team, and even attempting their best moonwalk on stage.

Oasis: Into The Wild in Morroco Announces Final Lineup With Honey Dijon, Walshy Fire, Romy, And More by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 3, 2023

North Africa's most unique destination festival, Oasis: Into The Wild, announces its complete 2023 line-up, with a raft of exciting new additions including ARTBAT, OK Williams, and Rodriguez Jr.

Broadway Licensing Group Acquires HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Amateur Licensing Rights for School Productions by A.A. Cristi - Sep 1, 2023

Broadway Licensing Group, Sonia Friedman Productions, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions have announced an exciting partnership to bring Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the award-winning record-breaking hit play, to high school and secondary school theatre programs worldwide starting in 2024.

Video: HERE LIES LOVE Creators Fatboy Slim and David Byrne Hit The Dance Floor by A.A. Cristi - Sep 1, 2023

Broadway quite literally “burned down the house” last night at HERE LIES LOVE, the revolutionary musical from David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, when legendary DJ Fatboy Slim spun a one-night-only set following the performance. It was his first NYC show in more than a decade.

Bethenny Frankel Will Embark on Australian Tour in March 2023 by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2023

Australian audiences have loved Bethenny Frankel for many years from her television appearances and her no-nonsense attitude to her business acumen. Bethenny will now give her Australian fans the opportunity to see her in person.  Don't miss the extraordinary Bethenny Frankel - Entrepreneur, Producer, philanthropist, bestselling author, and CEO of lifestyle brand Skinnygirl.

Kate Ceberano Brings Concert Tour to QPAC in December by Stephi Wild - Aug 30, 2023

Australian music royalty Kate Ceberano is celebrating her illustrious 40-year career with the release of her 30th album, My Life is A Symphony, and a national concert tour that arrives at QPAC’s Concert Hall on Saturday 2nd December for one performance only!

Sandy Bell to Release New Album 'Entelechy' in September by Michael Major - Aug 29, 2023

ENTELECHY was written during what Bell refers to as a ‘breakdown on the forest floor’ and subsequently recorded with the layered opulence and precision of celestial arrangements by her partner and producer, Jeff Lipstein in Woodstock, NY. The album was mastered by Chris Gehringer (Lana Del Ray, Rosalia, St. Vincent) at Sterling Sound.

Area Teens Share About Their Life-Changing Entrepreneurship Experiences at 'Inspired By The Gambia' by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2023

Come witness how 10 teenage leaders were transformed during their recent 13-day experience in The Gambia, a tiny country in West Africa along the Gambia River, at “Inspired by The Gambia” on Sunday, Aug. 27 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at Madison Museum of Contemporary Art.

KCON LA 2023 Recap: Top 10 Reasons to Attend KCON! by Stephi Wild - Aug 23, 2023

KCON LA, the annual K-Pop convention bringing superfans together from all around the world, took place this past weekend, spanning three days, from August 18-20, 2023. I'm here to bring you my Top 10 highlights of KCON LA 2023!

Neil Hamburger to Release New Album 'Seasonal Depression Suite' by Michael Major - Aug 21, 2023

Over the past two decades, Turkington’s conception of the rotten existence of “America’s Funnyman” Neil Hamburger has evolved in unexpected ways. On 2019’s Still Dwelling project, Turkington first collaborated with arranger/producer Erik Paparozzi, whose sensibilities aligned perfectly with Turkington’s own musical obsessions.

Ben Crawford, Elisa Galindez, and More to Play 54 Below This Week by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 19, 2023

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club and 2022 Tony Awards Honoree for Excellence in the Theatre, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work.

EDINBURGH 2023: Review: STAMPTOWN COMEDY NIGHT, Pleasance Courtyard, Forth by Kat Mokrynski - Aug 23, 2023

Walking into Stamptown Comedy Night, you know you’re in for something . . . special.  The concept is simple, even if the actual execution is anything but. Jack Tucker (real name: Zach Zucker, the creator of Stamptown) MCs as different performers do sketches or bits, making for a night of cabaret acts in various forms.

Magic Theatre Extends Run of World Premiere Play JOSEPHINE'S FEAST by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2023

Join us at the Magic Theatre for the world premiere of 'Josephine's Feast,' a captivating new play. Don't miss your chance to experience the enchanting world of this mesmerizing production, running until August 30th. Book your tickets now!

The 92nd Street Y, New York Unveils The Harkness Dance Center 2023/2024 Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2023

Discover the exciting line-up for the 92nd Street Y's Harkness Dance Center's 2023/24 season. Celebrating 150 years of modern dance history. Don't miss out on this extraordinary season that pays homage to the past while transforming for the future.

Win an Evening With Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mandy Gonzalez, Javier Munoz & More Through Charitybuzz Auction by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2023

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to win a once-in-a-lifetime experience with Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mandy Gonzalez, Javier Munoz, and more Broadway stars. Bid on the exclusive Charitybuzz auction and get ready for an unforgettable evening filled with music, laughter, and memories. Hurry, this chance won't last long!

Julie Andrews and Daughter Emma Walton Hamilton to Join Exclusive Discussion and Q&A at Bay Street Theater by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 15, 2023

Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime chance to attend an exclusive discussion and Q&A session with legendary actress Julie Andrews and her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton. Get your tickets now and join in on the conversation with these esteemed guests.


Once in a Lifetime has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1930 and Broadway which opened in 1978.
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Max Wright.
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Max Wright.



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