Promises, Promises 1969

Opened: October 2, 1969

Promises, Promises - 1969 - West End History , Info & More

Prince of Wales Theatre
(Piccadilly Circus) Coventry Street London

Based on the film The Apartment by Billy Wilder and I. A. L. Diamond

Promises, Promises is a musical based on the 1960 film The Apartment. The music is by Burt Bacharach, lyrics by Hal David, and book by Neil Simon. Musical numbers for the original Broadway production were choreographed by Michael Bennett.

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Half As Big As Life
Grapes of Roth
You'll Think of Someone
Our Little Secret
She Likes Basketball
Knowing When to Leave
Where Can You Take a Girl?
Wanting Things
Turkey Lurkey Time
A Fact Can Be a Beautiful Thing
Whoever You Are
Christmas Day
A Young Pretty Girl Like You
I'll Never Fall in Love Again
Promises, Promises
What Am I Doing Here?
Let's Pretend We're Grown Up
Tick Tock Goes the Clock
Loyal Resourceful
A Stroke of Luck
Hot Food
If You Only Knew
Promises, Promises has had 8 productions including Broadway which opened in 1968, Broadway which opened in 1968, West End which opened in 1969, US Tour which opened in 1970, Off-Broadway which opened in 1997, Broadway which opened in 2010, West End which opened in 2017 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2018.
Promises, Promises has been nominated for the Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical at the Evening Standard Awards.
Promises, Promises has won the Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical at the Evening Standard Awards.