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RUNAWAYS is composed by Elizabeth Swados and premiered at the Public Theather NYC, 1978. This excellent show which spans multiple musical styles featured such performers as Diane Lane, Trini Alverado, Jossie de Guzman, and Karen Evans.

Public Theater [Martinson Theater]

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by A.A. Cristi - Sep 16, 2021
On September 23rd, the Oscar-Qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival will once again host a star-studded Opening Night celebration. Attendees of the in-person ceremony will witness short film premieres from Academy Award-winning alumni and Hollywood heavyweights. Kicking off the 17th annual festival will be a special screening from Film Independent and Netflix Film Club.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2021
What Shirley Manson and Brody Dalle invoked, what Courtney Love concocted, and even the gauntlet Hayley Williams threw down, Bad Skin surmises on their sophomore EP release, Live Fast Die Punk - available now.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 29, 2021
Trouble In Mind officially begins previews tonight, October 29, at Roundabout's American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Learn more about the cast here!
by Jay Irwin - Oct 20, 2021
Like so many companies, Pony World Theatre was in the middle of rehearsals back in March of 2020 when everything shut down due to the pandemic. Now cut to October of 2021 and things are starting to happen again in the theater community and among them is Pony World’s second shot at the West Coast Premiere of Blake Hackler’s harrowing play, “What We Were”. And while the play is a tad predictable, it’s no less hard hitting especially with the powerful performances from the small cast.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 8, 2021
The musical features music by Steven Cheslik-deMeyer and Alan Stevens Hewitt, lyrics by Steven Cheslik-deMeyer and Tim Maner, book by Tim Maner, additional music by Tim Maner, and additional lyrics by Alan Stevens Hewitt.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 26, 2021
Brooklyn Runaways has announced they're bringing Bowie Ball back to Melbourne this January as part of Midsumma Festival. This celebration of the life, music, and legacy of David Bowie will take place on Friday 28 January, 2022 at The Night Cat in Fitzroy. 
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2021
Forget what you knew. With a bold ambition to reimagine how we experience and interact with the city itself, Sydney Festival's 2022 line-up – the first helmed by artistic director Olivia Ansell – is set to explode onto (and into) the city's parks, pools, streets, stages and screens this summer.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 16, 2021
Hayes Theatre Co in association with Sydney Festival presents the dark, queer and high energy rock musical LIZZIE.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 7, 2022
Bill Castellino directs and choreographs. Cast members include Almeria Campbell, Victoria Casillo, Daniela Delahuerta, Matthew Liu, Jesse Manocherian, Sarah Nandola, Pearl Rhein, Noah Ruebeck, Hansel Tan, and Miles Whittaker. Twenty-five performances will be staged from April 23 – May 22, 2022, at Nancy Manocherian's the cell theatre, 338 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 11201.
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2022
FRIGID New York will present the 13th Annual The Fire This Time Festival at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery), July 7-10 with performances on Thursday, July 7 at 7pm, Friday, July 8 at 7pm, Saturday, July 9th at 2pm, Saturday, July 9th at 7pm, and Sunday, July 10th at 3pm.
by Michael Major - May 13, 2022
Onyx Collective announced today that it has picked up “Unprisoned” as its first scripted comedy series. From creator Tracy McMillan. The eight-episode series is produced by ABC Signature and will be streamed exclusively on Hulu in the U.S., Star+ in Latin America and Disney+ in all other territories.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2022
New Hampshire Theatre Project's 2021-22 MainStage season continues March 18 with the unconventional new dramedy Small Mouth Sounds by Bess Wohl. Directed by CJ Lewis, six runaways from city life embark on a silent retreat in the woods.
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 5, 2022
Day 3 of the 37th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival presented by UGG concluded with a live tribute to Kristen Stewart, who received the American Riviera Award. Stewart was honored at an in-person conversation about her career leading up to this year’s performance as Princess Diana in Pablo Larraín’s SPENCER from NEON.
by Michael Major - Mar 29, 2022
June Millington will be officially inducted to the 2022 Class of the New England Music Hall of Fame. June is Filipino and was born in Manila and moved to America with her and her sister Jean Millington. Both were music pioneers and became co-founders of the groundbreaking all female band “Fanny”.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 28, 2022
 Nancy Manocherian’s the cell theatre and Nightclub Cantata LLC, by special arrangement with Concord Theatricals, have announced the cast of Elizabeth Swados’ 1977 breakout sensation Nightclub Cantata, a provocative, eclectic and heralded theatrical creation rarely seen since its inception decades ago.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2022
 Nancy Manocherian’s the cell theatre and Nightclub Cantata LLC, by special arrangement with Concord Theatricals, will presen the 45th anniversary production of Elizabeth Swados’ 1977 breakout sensation Nightclub Cantata, a provocative, eclectic and heralded theatrical creation rarely seen since its inception decades ago. 
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 16, 2022
Designed to attract fans of live music as well as music collectors, the Music Collectibles Extravaganza will make its debut April 8-10 in Boxborough, Mass. The family friendly event features all things that appeal to collectors, players and appreciators of music and music history. 
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2022
Tickets are now on sale for the Toronto premiere of Small Mouth Sounds by Bess Wohl, running April 8th - 10th, 2022 at The Red Sandcastle Theatre.
by Michael Major - Mar 11, 2022
Fast rising Liverpool rockers The Mysterines have released their highly anticipated debut album ‘Reeling’ today via Fiction Records. They have also shared the high octane music video for guttural powerhouse ‘Life’s A Bitch’ directed by Steve Gullick. Watch the new music video now!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2022
In the first event of its kind, award-winning author Max Porter is joined by guests Fatima Bhutto, Nina Conti and Roger Robinson with music from rushes/esp, in an ensemble piece fused with image, text, improvised sound and storytelling in response to the country's social, political, environmental, cultural, and emotional state.
by Michael Major - Jun 7, 2022
The New England Music Hall of Fame was founded in 2019 by Rhode Island native /Award winning filmmaker Christopher Annino Connecticut resident, and Endorsed Drummer Kathy Steahle, Massachusetts native and award winning Producer Kadrolsha Ona Carole, and Pro Wrestler Angel Orsini.
by Michael Major - Jun 7, 2022
Vixen77 share a gnashing new single “Your Love” distributed via Megaforce Records (Metallica, Anthrax, Meat Puppets, Dirty Honey, Plush, etc.). A sub-two minute thrasher, the song showcases Vixen77’s raw, fast-paced, in-your-face, rock and roll as singer Samantha Joan spins a caustic tale about toxic love.
by Michael Major - Jun 6, 2022
He will be joining such greats as blues legends Muddy Waters, James Cotton, James Montgomery, Emmy Award Winning Brian Keane, Rock n Roll hall of Fame inductee Gene Pitney, Grammy Award Winning Paula Cole, Grammy nominated Joseph Firecrow, music pioneers The Runaways, June Millington and many others.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 30, 2022
A mythologically inspired play, two award-winning musicals, a world-premiere production of visual theatre, and the ultimate love story all feature in the 2022/23 theatre season presented by the University of Arizona School of Theatre, Film & Television (TFTV).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 27, 2022
Casting has been announced for week one of The Blank Theatre’s 30th Annual Young Playwrights Festival. Being presented as digital shorts, the first three of 12 winning plays by young playwrights aged 15–19 will be available to stream on Vimeo July 8–14.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2022
On the Verge Theatre presents “Runaways” by Elizabeth Swados on-stage August 4 - 21, 2022 at the Queensbury Theatre, 12777 Queensbury Lane, Houston, TX.
by Michael Major - Jul 6, 2022
Former Beetlejuice star Sophia Anne Caruso has dropped her brand-new single “Snow & Ice.” This Fall, she will star opposite Charlize Theron and Kerry Washington in Paul Feig’s original Netflix film THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL. She is also currently recording her first album with Empire of the Sun’s Nick Littlemore.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2022
Wind of Change, in association with Cahoots Theatre Company, today announce the full cast for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe run of Tim Walker's critically acclaimed production of Bloody Difficult Women.
by Michael Major - Jul 5, 2022
Box Records and Saustex bring you ‘Happy Go Lucky’ the second archival release from San Antonio‘s Krayolas. The first single from the album is ‘All of the Time’ - songwriter, vocalist and guitarist Hector Saldana recalls: “All of the Time” was a favorite of Kim Fowley (Runaways manager/producer) and Greg Shaw (Bomp! Magazine & Records).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 5, 2022
Michael Shannon will be making his directorial debut with Eric Larue, a movie based on the Brett Neveu play that debuted in 2002 at A Red Orchid Theatre in Chicago. Neveu is also adapting the script.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022
Judy Greer, Paul Sparks, Alison Pill, Tracy Letts, Annie Parisse, Kate Arrington and Alexander Skarsgard will star in the movie adaptation of Eric Larue, directed by Michael Shannon. Michael Shannon is making his directorial debut with this film.
by Michael Major - Jul 26, 2022
Watch the new video trailer for the Netflix's new limited series, Echoes. The series stars Michelle Monaghan, Matt Bomer, Daniel Sunjata, Ali Stroker, Karen Robinson, Rosanny Zayas, Michael O'Neill, Celia Weston, Gable Swanlund, Tyner Rushing, Hazel and Ginger Mason, Alise Willis, and Maddie Nichols.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 25, 2022
On the Verge Theatre has announced the cast for Runaways, playing August 5 – August 21, 2022.
by Michael Major - Jul 14, 2022
AMERICAN GIGOLO follows Julian Kaye (Bernthal) after his wrongful conviction release from 15 years in prison as he navigates his complicated relationships with his former lover Michelle (Gretchen Mol, Boardwalk Empire), his troubled mother, and the people who betrayed him. Watch the trailer for the new series now!
by Michael Major - Jul 11, 2022
MARK DUDA is a New York City-based artist and storyteller who sings, plays guitar, and writes great rock and roll songs. MARK DUDA shines on his debut full-length album BODEGA FLOWERS, which journalist and musician Phil Mitchum praises as a “transformative album from a generational songwriter.”
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 31, 2022
Molloy College CAP 21 presents Lizzie, The Musical, Saturday, February 26th and Sunday, February 27th.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 3, 2022
Lucille Lortel Theatre has announced the first guests of 2022 for its “Live at The Lortel” podcast series. Now in its third season, “Live at The Lortel” is hosted by Eric Ostrow and co-hosts Joy DeMichelle and John-Andrew Morrison.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 18, 2022
59E59 Theaters and The Civilians are presenting the world premiere of Whisper House, featuring music and lyrics by Duncan Sheik, and book and lyrics by Kyle Jarrow. A brand-new, completely original musical, Whisper House is reopening 59E59 Theaters' Theater A, marking their return to in-person, live performances. 
by Stephi Wild - Feb 9, 2022
The Opera Forward Festival surprises with everything opera can be. With work by established names and a new generation of makers, musical performances, video art and talks, OFF explores the art form that is opera. From the theme that is central to this sixth edition, 'New Beginnings', OFF invites the audience to discover that opera is also something for them. 
by Stephi Wild - Feb 11, 2022
The Ringwald Theatre will present the Michigan premiere of Bess Wohl's heartfelt comedy Small Mouth Sounds.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2021
59E59 Theaters has announced the casts of Whisper House and The Collision / The Martyrdom. Whisper House, presented by The Civilians, will reopen Theater A and begin previews on January 11, 2022, with opening night set for January 20 for a limited run through February 6, 2022.
by Alric Davis - Aug 8, 2022
Housing instability can have devastating effects on the lives of the youth affected and severely compromises their ability to evolve naturally into adulthood. On The Verge's Runaways uses songs and spoken word to bring awareness to this still relevant issue. Catch it before it runs away!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2021
244 Productions will present “The Last Night of the Oki Dog,” a new play by Jeff Smith and Len Wechsler, part of the Broadway Bound Theatre Festival (BBTF) 2021 which will be held at Theatre Row (Theatre 2) 410 West 42nd Street (Between 9th & Dyer Avenues).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2022
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the complete cast for the world premiere of You Will Get Sick, a new play by Noah Diaz directed by Tony Award nominee Sam Pinkleton. The cast includes Marinda Anderson, Daniel K. Isaac, Linda Lavin, Nate Miller, and Dario Ladani Sanchez all of whom are making their Roundabout Theatre Company debuts.
by Michael Major - Aug 12, 2022
Distributed via Megaforce Records (Metallica, Anthrax, Meat Puppets, Dirty Honey, Plush, etc.), the album features twelve tumultuous tracks recorded in an impressive seventy-two hours at Retro City Studios (Mannequin Pussy, Mitski, Lizzo, The Menzingers) that navigate life through love and rock ‘n’ roll.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2022
Second Stage Theater  will present two world premiere plays as part of the 20th Anniversary season of its Second Stage Theater Uptown Series: Steph Del Rosso's 53% OF, directed by Tiffany Nichole Greene, and Johnny G. Lloyd's PATIENCE, directed by Zhailon Levingston.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022
With performances beginning April 23rd, Nancy Manocherian’s the cell theatre and Nightclub Cantata LLC, by special arrangement with Concord Theatricals, will present  Elizabeth Swados’ 1977 breakout sensation Nightclub Cantata, a provocative, eclectic and heralded theatrical creation rarely seen since its inception decades ago. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022
Broken Nose Theatre, one of Chicago’s premier Pay-What-You-Can theatre companies, will continue its tenth season with the Chicago premiere of Zoe Kazan’s smart and incisive sci-fi drama After The Blast, directed by ensemble member JD Caudill.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 13, 2022
History was made on April 8, 2022 in Boxborough, MA when trailblazers June Millington along with her band “Fanny” and Cherie Currie along with “The Runaways” were officially recognized by a Hall of Fame by being inducted by the New England Music Hall of Fame.

Runaways Frequently Asked Questions

What is the order of songs in Runaways and what's the order?
You Don't Understand
I Had to Go
Parent/Kid Dance
Where Do People Go
Once Upon a Time
Current Events
Every Now and Then
Out on the Street
Minnesota Strip
Song of a Child Prostitute
Christmas Puppies
Lazar's Heroes
Find Me a Hero
The Undiscovered Son
I Went Back Home
This Is What I Do When I'm Angry
The Basketball Song
Lullaby for Luis
We Are Not Strangers
In the Sleeping Line
Lullaby from Baby to Baby
Tra Gog Vo In Dein Whole
Revenge Song
Mr. Graffiti
The Untrue Pigeon
Señoras de la Noche
We Have to Die
Where Are Those People Who Did 'Hair'?
Appendectomy II
Let Me Be a Kid
To the Dead of Family Wars
Problem After Problem
Lonesome of the Road
You Have No Heart

What productions of Runaways have their been?
Runaways has had 5 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1978, Off-Broadway which opened in 1978, Broadway which opened in 1978, Broadway which opened in 1978 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2016.

What productions of Runaways have there been?
Runaways has had 5 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1978, Off-Broadway which opened in 1978, Broadway which opened in 1978, Broadway which opened in 1978 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2016.