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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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131 West 55th St. (between 6th and 7th Avenues)
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by Michael Major - Sep 8, 2022
Kristin Chenoweth and Kenny Ortega are teaming up for a new docu-series inspired by Chenoweth's Broadway Bootcamp. Joining Chenoweth and Ortega in teaching classes this past summer were Mary Mitchell Campbell, Jordan Fisher, Kevin Chamberlin, Faith Prince, Booboo Stewart, Madison Reyes and Stephen Schwartz.
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 7, 2022
Charles Kirsch's Backstage Babble Live! was the best party in New York City last night.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2022
Group Rep Theatre Company has announced their 50th Anniversary Season which will run October 6, 2022 through September 17, 2023. This new season will start in the fall, opening on October 6th, 70th Anniversary of the Agatha Christie classic The Mousetrap, directed by the award-winning Jules Aaron, running October 6 - November 13, 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 30, 2022
54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 54 Sings DUDE: A 50th Anniversary Celebration on October 16. Dubbed “the most incomprehensible show ever presented on a Broadway stage” this Gerome Ragni and Galt MacDermot musical was the spiritual follow up to their cultural megahit, HAIR.
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 28, 2022
With her return to Café Carlyle, Betty Buckley demonstrates, once more, the reason for the longevity of her career and her reputation as a storyteller.
by Michael Major - Sep 28, 2022
A new limited series following Vanessa Williams’ personal view about the scandal that forced her to resign her Miss America crown in 1984 is in the works. Sony Pictures have optioned the rights to her story with Neil Meron producing.
by Elliot Lanes - Sep 27, 2022
The Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts is thrilled to partner with the American Pops Orchestra to welcome Broadway star Nikki Renée Daniels for a one-time class for all actors and theatre lovers. Ms. Daniels will coach two advanced performers in front of an audience, giving everyone an opportunity to watch, learn, and ask questions about Ms. Daniels phenomenal acting and singing career.
by Team BWW - Sep 24, 2022
Autumn is here and we're falling into the season Broadway-style. Below, BroadwayWorld has put together a playlist of our very favorite showtunes about autumn, the changing weather, coming holidays and more!
by Michael Major - Sep 22, 2022
Martin Short and Shania Twain may be joining ABC's upcoming Beauty and the Beast special. They are in talks for Short to play Lumière and for Twain to play Mrs. Potts. They would join previously announced H.E.R. in the role of Belle, David Alan Grier as Cogsworth, Joshua Henry as Gaston, Josh Groban as the Beast, and Rita Moreno as the Narrator.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2022
Following a successful presentation in LA, Grammy-award winner Edie Brickell’s new musical 38 MINUTES will receive an industry workshop on September 27 and 28 in New York City.
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 2, 2022
Deborah Grace Winer has curated another great night of standards and talent.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 19, 2022
Cortney Hall and Matthew Rodrigues of “Chicago Today” on NBC5 will be hosting Award-winning Porchlight Music Theatre fundraising event, the ICONS Gala. The ICONS Gala, chaired by Joe Higgins and Scott Hoesman, will be Friday, Sept. 23 at 5:30 p.m. at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago.
by Cara Joy David - Oct 9, 2022
It surprised the industry this week when playwright David Adjmi went public about his own tale of developing an Oscar Levant play with Sean Hayes – and not the one that will be seen on Broadway this spring. It has become a he said/they said battle, but BroadwayWorld has the most info in the war of words thus far, including emails between Adjmi and Hayes.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2022
Porchlight Music Theatre was joined by nearly 200 people to launch its 28th season, honor the 2022 ICON Award recipient, one of Broadway’s foremost singing and dancing leading ladies, Tony Award winner Donna McKechnie,  present The Luminary Award to Dan Ratner and The Genevieve and Daniel Ratner Foundation and raise funds for its artistic and educational programs. Check out photos!
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 7, 2022
RAINY DAYS AND MONDAYS, a tribute to the music of The Carpenters, opens this weekend at The Encore, the first offering in their popular tribute concert series.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2022
The New York Pops will be joined by guest artists Nikki Renée Daniels, Jordan Donica, Matt Doyle, and Melissa Errico, as well as Judith Clurman’s Essential Voices USA on Friday, November 18, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall for Broadway Blockbusters.
by Mary Lincer - Oct 29, 2022
What did our critic think of THE LOOK OF LOVE at Eisenhower Theater?
by Stephi Wild - Oct 17, 2022
The full company has been announced for the UK tour of Made at Curve's production of Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 17, 2022
 54 BELOW will welcome Tony Award winner Donna McKechnie back after a previously sold-out 2022 run with her show Take Me to the World – The Songs of Stephen Sondheim. The Broadway legend will honor the great composer with song selections from Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, Anyone Can Whistle, and more.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 13, 2022
From television actress, Broadway star, and New York Times bestselling author Kristin Chenoweth comes I'm No Philosopher, But I Got Thoughts, an inspiring high-design, colorful book featuring philosophical-ish musings on connection, creativity, loss, love, and closure.
by BWW Polls - Nov 23, 2022
We asked our readers if they think 'Turkey Lurkey Time' is a Thanksgiving song or a Christmas song, and the results are in!
by Social Watch - Nov 23, 2022
Thanksgiving is here and it's 'Turkey Lurkey' time! ... right?
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 or call (646) 476-3551.
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 24, 2022
MCC Theater announced today an extension for the digital broadcast of Miscast22. Originally scheduled to conclude streaming tomorrow, May 25, the broadcast will now be available via Broadway Unlocked through Saturday May 28, 2022 at 11:59pm ET.  
by Marissa Tomeo - May 11, 2022
Since reopening earlier this year, the newly renovated Pompano Beach Amp has featured an all-star lineup of chart-topping acts. This summer and early fall, more classic artists will be taking the stage, making Pompano Beach the perfect place to party!
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 Michael Major - Jun 29, 2022
Katie Finneran, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Andréa Burns and more have joined the cast of Hulu's upcoming musical series, Up Here. John Hodgman, Sophia Hammons, Emilia Suárez, George Hampe, Julia McDermott, Scott Porter, and Ayumi Patterson will also join the previously announced Carlos Valdes (Miguel) and Mae Whitman (Lindsay). 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2022
Disney Theatrical Productions announced that Frozen is extending until March 2023 due to public demand. Find out who's joining the cast and how to purchase tickets!
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 Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2022
Transport Group has announced that Rodgers & Hammerstein: A Broadway Celebration will be the next installment in its Anne L. Bernstein Concert Series on Monday, June 27, 2022, at 8pm in Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 129 West 67 Street.
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 Grace Cutler - Jul 9, 2022
Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 8, 2022
Broadway legend and Tony Award winner Donna McKechnie will be presented with Nashville Repertory Theatre’s Ovation Award during the company’s upcoming annual fundraiser Broadway Brunch, set for August 21, at the Wildhorse Saloon.
by Michael Major - Jul 7, 2022
Kristin Chenoweth is shedding a spotlight on Chronic Migraine with her new partnership, The Center Stage with Chronic Migraine. BroadwayWorld caught up with Chenoweth to discuss how her Chronic Migraine has affected her in the past, how she has found a solution, and what life is life while putting her health 'Center Stage.'
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 Jack L. B. Gohn - Jul 25, 2022
Dated and flawed as I consider it, Sweet Charity is something of a landmark in the world of the American musical, and this rendition is admirable. And then there are those three big songs. You will definitely experience good times, fun and some laughs.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 21, 2022
Broadway at Music Circus in Sacramento has announced its cast for Something Rotten!, which includes Jackie Burns, Ben Fankhauser, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 18, 2022
Principal casting has been announced for Made at Curve's production of Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS touring the UK this winter. The production will star Jay McGuiness as Bob Wallace, Lorna Luft as Martha Watson, Michael Starke as General Waverly and Dan Burton, Jessica Daley and Monique Young returning in their roles as Phil Davis, Betty Haynes and Judy Haynes respectively.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2022
Producing Artistic Director Mark Cortale's acclaimed Broadway @ The Art House series has announced that Rachel Bay Jones - Tony Award Winner for Broadway's smash hit Dear Evan Hansen and star of Pippin – will rejoin the summer 2022 series for one night only this August 9, with Seth Rudetsky as music director and host.
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 31, 2022
Ogunquit Playhouse has announced casting for the Regional Premiere of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (September 15–October 30, 2022).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 29, 2022
The legendary and Tony Award-winning stage actress/singer Betty Buckley will return to the famed Café Carlyle for five live performances September 27 - October 1, 2022. Buckley will offer an eclectic mix of standards and songs by contemporary songwriters.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 29, 2022
54 BELOW will present Len Cariou, Brad Oscar, John Rubinstein, and more in “Charles Kirsch’s Backstage Babble Live!” on Tuesday, September 6 at 7 PM. 14-year-old Charles Kirsch will produce and host an evening featuring 12 of his previous guests recreating songs that they’ve performed on Broadway and beyond.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 26, 2022
Pulse Theatre will present Strings Attached, an exciting new American play by multi-award winning Poet and playwright Carole Buggé, which merges the world of physics into a love triangle on a train ride.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022
Award-winning Porchlight Music Theatre has announced this year’s recipient of the ICON Award is one of Broadway’s foremost singing and dancing leading ladies, Tony Award winner Donna McKechnie.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022
Routledge Press has released Robert W. Schneider and Shannon Agnew’s new book, Fifty Key Stage Musicals, an exploration of fifty musicals whose creation impacted the trajectory of musical theater history.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022
Producer Antonio Marion has announced that Tony and Olivier Award-winning director, Rob Ashford, is set to direct a brand-new production of Sherlock Holmes, a stage epic by British writing team Rachel Wagstaff and Duncan Abel, with Akram Khan joining as choreographer.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 11, 2022
Fan-favorite guest conductor Byron Stripling returns to the POPS with a 's marvelous star-studded array of guest vocalists and musicians, celebrating beloved American music legend George Gershwin in 'S Wonderful 'S Gershwin, May 13–15 at the Kimmel Cultural Campus.

Promises, Promises Frequently Asked Questions

What is the order of songs in Promises, Promises and what's the order?
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

What productions of Promises, Promises have there been?
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.