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Romance / Romance - 1988 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Romance/Romance is a musical with a book and lyrics by Barry Harman and music by Keith Herrmann.

The show is composed of two acts linked only by the common theme of love and one song performed in both acts. The first, The Little Comedy, is based on a short story by Arthur Schnitzler and explores the budding relationship between two people who have adopted personas other than their own. Set in late 19th century Vienna, it focuses on Josefine, a demimonde weary of the social life provided by her upper class lovers, and wealthy playboy Alfred, who has tired of a seemingly endless round of inconsequential affairs. She assumes the guise of a working class woman, while he pretends to be a struggling poet, and the two meet while enjoying their new identities. Whether or not they can survive a weekend in the country with their usually glamorous trappings replaced by inedible food, bad wine, swarming insects, and total boredom is the question to be answered.


Original Production
Run Type: Open Run
Market: Broadway
Previews: April 20, 1988
(13 preview

Closing: January 15, 1989

Hayes Theatre (Broadway)

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Romance / Romance Frequently Asked Questions

What Tony Awards has Romance / Romance been nominated for?
Best Musical , Best Book of a Musical for Barry HarmanBest Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Keith Herrmann and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Barry Harman.

What other awards has Romance / Romance been nominated for?
Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Barry Harman.

What awards has Romance / Romance been nominated for?
Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Barry Harman.

What productions of Romance / Romance have there been?
Romance / Romance has had 4 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1987, Broadway which opened in 1988, Broadway which opened in 1988 and London Fringe which opened in 1996.

What is the songs are in Romance / Romance and what's the order?
The Little Comedy
Goodbye, Emil
It's Not Too Late
Great News
Oh, What a Performance!
I'll Always Remember the Song
Happy, Happy, Happy
Women of Vienna
Yes, It's Love
A Rustic Country Inn
The Night It Had to End
Summer Share
Think of the Odds
Plans A & B
Let's Not Talk About It
So Glad I Married Her
Small Craft Warnings
How Did I End Up Here?
Words He Doesn't Say
My Love for You
Moonlight Passing Through a Window
Romantic Notions
Romance, Romance
A Confession
Friendship Like Ours
When It Happens