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Play On! - 1997 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Based on Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare

History:

Original Production
Run Type: Unknown
Market: Broadway
Previews: March 04, 1997
(19 preview
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Closing: unknown

Brooks Atkinson Theatre (Broadway)

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by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2011
Kids Night On Broadway (KNOB) comes to DeVos Performance Hall January 4, 5, 6 & 9, 2011 (matinee & evening performances on the 9th).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2011
American Repertory Theater will present THE BLUE FLOWER by Jim and Ruth Bauer at the Loeb Drama Center December 1, 2010 - January 8, 2011. The production will be directed by Will Pomerantz, with movement by Tom Nelis, and music direction by Mark Rubenstein.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2011
Les productions temenos is pleased to present the Quebec premiere of The Lieutenant of Inishmore - the gory, sexy, hilarious dark comedy by Oscar-winning Martin McDonagh. Directed by temenos Artistic Director Kate Bligh, The Lieutenant of Inishmore is the story of a sadistic INLA terrorist who mercilessly kills and tortures people but pampers his cat. When he learns that his pet has been murdered, the young Irish nationalist seeks revenge and a farcical spectacle of grisly bloodshed erupts on the sleepy island of Inishmore. The show opens January 6, 2011 at the Segal Centre for Performing Arts at 5170 Chemin de la Cote-Ste-Catherine, Montreal. The show will run until January 23, 2011. Tickets are $22 for adults, $17 for students and seniors. For more information, call the box office at (517) 739-7944 or visit their official website.
by BroadwayGirl NYC - Jan 6, 2011
It's a quiet season on Broadway; a time of load-outs and dark marquees. It's easy for us passionate Broadway fans to feel a sense of loss while theatres go dark around us, but I urge you to look on the bright side of the slower season, and look ahead to the wonderful new fleet of shows that is coming our way during this new year.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2011
Kids Night On Broadway (KNOB) comes to DeVos Performance Hall January 4, 5, 6 & 9, 2011 (matinee & evening performances on the 9th).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2011
IN THE HEIGHTS, winner of four 2008 Tony Awards® and the 2008 Grammy® Award for Best Musical Show Album, is coming to DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, MI from January 4-9, 2011.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jan 3, 2011
'Starry Messenger' was one of Galileo's most revolutionary works. It was the first scientific paper about the universe as seen through a telescope, and contained confounding ideas about the moon, stars and planets.
by Robert Diamond - Jan 2, 2011
In honor of the show's closing on January 2, BroadwayWorld.com brings you a look back at opening night! Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) in association with David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers and Cineworld opened the Kneehigh Theatre's production of Noël Coward's Brief Encounter, adapted and directed by Emma Rice on September 28, on Broadway. Broadway Beat and BroadwayWorld were on hand to bring you interviews with the cast and creative - plus highlights from the show!
by Kassie Rivera - Jan 13, 2011
The words will be Shakespearean, but the setting will be F. Scott Fitzgeraldean when The Human Race, Dayton's own professional theatre company, brings The Bard's great comedy to The Loft Theatre beginning January 27. The tale of mistaken identity, misguided romance and miscreants plotting nefarious schemes will be set in 1920s America instead of ancient Illyria.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2011
Theatre Artists Studio announced TWO plays in repertory by award-winning playwright Hal Corley to open up the New Year: Suocera and Mama and Jack Carew . The plays will run on alternating evenings. Patrons can see one play for the normal individual ticket price, or take advantage of the Combo Deal and see both plays on different nights for a discount below the price of two normal tickets.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jan 12, 2011
If music be the food of love, play…On Saturday, February 12th just in time for Valentine's Day and perfect for the entire family, Jackson Repertory Theatre (Alison Ostergaard, Artistic Director) will present a special one night concert at 8PM in Jackson Heights, Queens at P.S. 69 featuring THE SONNET MAN, the energetic hip hop Shakespeare fusion group starring Devon Glover.
by Kelsey Denette - Jan 12, 2011
Actress Rumer Willis is the new face of Badgley Mischka and will appear in their Spring 2011 multi-media marketing campaign. Shot by famed fashion photographer Tony Duran as the sun set on the beautiful beach of Malibu, CA, the campaign will debut in March issues of fashion and lifestyle magazines such as Vogue, InStyle, Harper's Bazaar as well as online and outdoor.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2011
The Time Travelers Convention is an original musical that will be performed in the style of an old musical radio broadcast.
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 11, 2011
With 'a crash of drums, a flash of light,' Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat explodes on stage at Olney Theatre Center as its first production of Season 2011. This traditional biblical parable is set to unfold in a very untraditional, musical manner.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jan 11, 2011
59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) welcomes At Hand Theatre Company with the US premiere of THE BODY POLITIC, written by Richard Abrons and Margarett Perry and directed by Margarett Perry.
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 10, 2011
The witty, compelling drama The Dresser examines the backstage relationship between the tyrannical Shakespearean actor 'Sir' who is trying to keep his company together during difficult times and his devoted, fussbudget dresser Norman. The result is one of the most acclaimed dramas of modern theatre. It's what the New York Times calls 'A stirring evening [that] ... burns with a love of the theatre that conquers all ... Perfectly observed, devilishly entertaining backstage lore.' Penned by Robert Harwood and directed by the Rep's Artistic Director Rick Lombardo, The Dresser runs from January 27-February 20, 2011 at San Jose Repertory Theatre, 101 Paseo de San Antonio in downtown San Jose. Pay What You Will Night is Thursday, January 27 at 8 p.m. Press Opening Night is Wednesday, February 2 at 8 p.m.
by BWW - Jan 1, 2011
BroadwayWorld offers highlights of the several productions which will complete their Broadway runs in January.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Dec 9, 2010
IN THE HEIGHTS, winner of four 2008 Tony Awards® and the 2008 Grammy® Award for Best Musical Show Album, is coming to the Academy of Music in Philadelphia from January 18 through 23 as part of the Broadway Season.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Dec 6, 2010
Beowulf Alley Theatre, 11 South 6th Avenue, announces its schedule of radio shows from December 2010 though March, 2011. All performances are held at the theatre.
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 6, 2010
The cast of Brief Encounter will be featured on WNYC's 'Soundcheck' tomorrow, Tuesday, December 7th from 2-3PM. Tune in to hear special in studio performances and interviews with the company.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Dec 6, 2010
Kids Night On Broadway (KNOB) comes to DeVos Performance Hall January 4, 5, 6 & 9, 2011 (matinee & evening performances on the 9th).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2010
A family classic takes center stage to usher in the holiday season at Mercer County Community College's Kelsey Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2010
EDDIE MONEY Rock 'N Roll ICON * SOLD OVER 11 MILLION RECORDS. This straight up rock and roll icon has been making music and delivering it to his fans since the mid 70's, and wouldn't have it any other way.
by Adam Britten - Dec 30, 2010
Les productions temenos is pleased to present the Quebec premiere of The Lieutenant of Inishmore - the gory, sexy, hilarious dark comedy by Oscar-winning Martin McDonagh. Directed by temenos Artistic Director Kate Bligh, The Lieutenant of Inishmore is the story of a sadistic INLA terrorist who mercilessly kills and tortures people but pampers his cat. When he learns that his pet has been murdered, the young Irish nationalist seeks revenge and a farcical spectacle of grisly bloodshed erupts on the sleepy island of Inishmore. The show opens January 6, 2011 at the Segal Centre for Performing Arts at 5170 Chemin de la Cote-Ste-Catherine, Montreal. The show will run until January 23, 2011. Tickets are $22 for adults, $17 for students and seniors. For more information, call the box office at (517) 739-7944 or visit their official website.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2010
EDDIE MONEY Rock 'N Roll ICON * SOLD OVER 11 MILLION RECORDS. This straight up rock and roll icon has been making music and delivering it to his fans since the mid 70's, and wouldn't have it any other way.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2010
Think back to the age of radio, before televisions and Hi-Tech existed. The number one source of information, news and entertainment; radio shows like "The Howdy Doody Show" and "Amos n' Andy" streamed over the airwaves every night.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2010
A family classic takes center stage to usher in the holiday season at Mercer County Community College's Kelsey Theatre.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Dec 3, 2010
Skyline Theatre Company continues to bring Broadway to Bergen County this holiday season with Jim Stanek reprising his starring role in their benefit staging of It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play on Sunday December 19th at 3:00pm at the Fair Lawn Community Center's George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2010
Music Theatre Louisville will present IT'S A WONDERFUL LIVE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY December 3 - 17.
by Robert Diamond - Dec 29, 2010
Telechage.com is now listing Arcadia, a revival of Tom Stoppard's play, will return to New York this spring for a limited engagement in an acclaimed new production directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Dec 29, 2010
The Jewish Museum will present Dirty Socks Music Romps, a weekly music class for toddlers on ten Tuesdays from January 25 through March 29, 2011.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2010
The Wilma Theater will continue its 2010 - 2011 Season with The Understudy, the latest comedy from Pulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck, directed by David Kennedy.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Dec 28, 2010
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) in association with David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers and Cineworld say farewell to Kneehigh Theatre's critically acclaimed production of Noel Coward's Brief Encounter.
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 27, 2010
Theatre Artists Studio announced TWO plays in repertory by award-winning playwright Hal Corley to open up the New Year: Suocera and Mama and Jack Carew . The plays will run on alternating evenings. Patrons can see one play for the normal individual ticket price, or take advantage of the Combo Deal and see both plays on different nights for a discount below the price of two normal tickets.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2010
Long Wharf Theatre welcomes back an old friend to the Mainstage this holiday season!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2010
Long Wharf Theatre welcomes back an old friend to the Mainstage this holiday season!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2010
GAN-e-meed Theatre Project announces a stand-out cast and design team for Moira Buffini's prize-winning comedy Silence, a modern Dark Ages comedy of power, gender, identity, and desire-- living as we do… on the edge of destruction.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Dec 2, 2010
Cape May Stage's Artistic Director Roy Steinberg enthusiastically announces his plans for the Stage's upcoming 2011 theatre season along with some money-saving changes to the theatre's subscription packages.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2010
Skyline Theatre Company continues to bring Broadway to Bergen County this holiday season with Jim Stanek reprising his starring role in their benefit staging of It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play on Sunday December 19th at 3:00pm at the Fair Lawn Community Center's George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2010
The Drilling Company presents the Kitchen Theatre Company's New York Premiere of BRIAN DYKSTRA'S HO!.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2010
Skyline Theatre Company continues to bring Broadway to Bergen County this holiday season with Jim Stanek reprising his starring role in their benefit staging of It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play on Sunday December 19th at 3:00pm at the Fair Lawn Community Center's George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2010
TimeLine Theatre Company presents the world premiere of To Master the Art by William Brown and Doug Frew, directed by William Brown, October 30 - December 19, 2010 (previews October 26 through October 29) at TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Dec 17, 2010
'Starry Messenger' was one of Galileo's most revolutionary works. It was the first scientific paper about the universe as seen through a telescope, and contained confounding ideas about the moon, stars and planets.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Dec 16, 2010
Forget killer heels, 'it' bags and statement jewellery, the must-have accessories this Christmas are canine, with Harvey Nichols gift-wrapped Pugs, Chihuahuas and Cavapoos! As Harvey Nichols always stocks the hottest and most desirable items, it would appear these must have accessories are coming to a Harvey Nichols store near you...
by Jessica Lewis - Dec 14, 2010
Lincoln Center Theater, under the direction of Andre Bishop (Artistic Director) and Bernard Gersten (Executive Producer), has announced that Stockard Channing, Stacy Keach, Linda Lavin and Elizabeth Marvel will be featured in the cast of its upcoming production of OTHER DESERT CITIES, a new play by Jon Robin Baitz, directed by Joe Mantello, beginning performances Thursday, December 16 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 W. 65 Street.) Opening night is Thursday, January 13 at 6:45pm.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Dec 13, 2010
TimeLine Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere of In Darfur by Winter Miller, directed by TimeLine Associate Artistic Director Nick Bowling, January 22 March 20, 2011 (previews January 18 through January 21) at TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2010
GAN-e-meed Theatre Project rounds out its 2010 season with the One Page Play Experiment, which encourages artists to fuse text, performance, and visual art to create a play on a single sheet of paper. Playwrights, artists, and collaborators are challenged to create works that can be both performed and viewed, and they are asked to explore how visual form and content complement one another. Fifteen finalists chosen from the pieces which have been submitted will be included in a staged reading on December 12 at 2 pm.

Play On! Frequently Asked Questions

What Tony Awards has Play On! been nominated for?
Best Orchestrations for Luther Henderson.

What productions of Play On! have there been?
Play On! has had 3 productions including Broadway which opened in 1997, Broadway which opened in 1997 and West End which opened in 1997.

What is the songs are in Play On! and what's the order?
Don't You Know I Care
Black Butterfly
I Ain't Got Nothin' But the Blues
In a Mellow Tone
Take the 'A' Train
Drop Me Off in Harlem
I've Got to Be a Rug Cutter
I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart
C Jam Blues
Mood Indigo
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
It Don't Mean a Thing
I Got It Bad
Hit Me with a Hot Note and Watch Me Bounce
I'm Just a Lucky So-and-So
Everything but You
Solitude
I'm Beginning to See the Light
I Didn't Know About You
Rocks in My Bed
Something to Live For
Prelude to a Kiss
I Love You Madly