Shenandoah Revival 1989

Opened: August 8, 1989
Closing: September 02, 1989

Shenandoah - 1989 - Broadway History , Info & More

Virginia Theatre
245 W. 52nd St. New York, NY 10019

Based on an original screenplay by James Lee Barrett

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Apollo Chamber Players to Present Free 'Holiday Voyage' Program Benefiting Healthcare For The Homeless
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2023


Apollo Chamber Players presents 'Holiday Voyage,' a free annual concert celebrating religious pluralism as a means of fostering compassion and cultural harmony. All proceeds from the event will benefit Healthcare for the Homeless - Houston.

Cathedral of St. John the Divine and Choral Ensemble Musica Sacra to Kick Off 2023-2024 Concert Season With SURROUND
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 29, 2023


The Cathedral of St. John the Divine and Choral Ensemble Musica Sacra kick off the 2023-2024 concert season with SURROUND on Tuesday, October 17.

Kaiyla Gross & Tobias A. Young to Present DISCO FEVER Concert at Signature Theatre This Summer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 27, 2023


Signature Theatre favorites Kaiyla Gross and Tobias A. Young will perform in Disco Fever, a syncopated celebration of the music of Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, Diana Ross and more. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Signature Theatre Announces Cast For SOUL DIVAS Reprise Cabaret
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2023


Signature Theatre announces that Signature favorites Awa Sal Secka (Gun and Powder, Blackbeard) and Shayla S. Simmons (After Midnight, Dreamgirls) will perform in Soul Divas Reprise, inspired by the sold-out cabaret from 2019 dedicated to the music of acclaimed musical divas from Aretha to Whitney to Tina. The cabaret will be music directed by Mark G. Meadows, Signature's Director of Cabarets. Soul Divas Reprise runs June 27 – July 9 in Signature's ARK Theatre.

Shenandoah Announces 50+ Date 'Revival Tour' to Accompany New Single
by Michael Major - Feb 9, 2023


GRAMMY Award-winning country band Shenandoah is hitting the road on its 2023 cross-country trek, the Revival Tour. The first leg of the 50+ live concert tour includes stops in Kentucky, Louisiana, Texas, Tennessee, Iowa, Minnesota, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Kansas, with more to be announced soon.

After 35 Seasons, Paul Pierce Passes The Torch At The Springer Opera House
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 26, 2023


On Tuesday night, the Springer's longtime producing artistic director, Paul Pierce, gathered his staff onstage in Emily Woodruff Hall for an historic announcement. 

Majestic Theater's 2022 Summer Classic Movies Kick Off June 8
by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2022


Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater will celebrate 15 years of Summer Classic Movies when the annual series begins June 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the historic 1925 auditorium. Enjoy classic movies in the beautifully restored historic theater Wednesday nights at 7:30 p.m. June through August. Tickets for each film are just $8 and are on sale now. Advanced ticket purchase is strongly recommended.

Shenandoah Announces 35th Anniversary Tour
by Michael Major - Jan 19, 2022


Legendary country group Shenandoah is hitting the tour trail to celebrate 35 years since its start. The tour includes stops in Indio, Calif. (Stagecoach), Fort Worth, Tex. (Billy Bob’s),  Albuquerque, N. Mex. (Balloon Fiesta Park), Hot Springs, Ark. (Magic Springs), Shipshewana, Ind. (Blue Gate Theatre), Nevada, Miss. (Bushwhacker Days), and more.

Student Blog: Zodiac Signs of Tony-Nominated Musicals
by Student Blogger: Madison Moore - Mar 22, 2021


The criteria are that these shows have been nominated for Best Musical from the 3rd Tony Awards (the ceremony that started the Best Musical category) in 1949 to the nominations of what will now be the 74th Tony Awards in 2021. I will be determining their signs based upon their Broadway premiere date. With those rules in mind, here we go!

Country Singer Sammy Sadler Signs With BFD/Audium Nashville
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 18, 2021


Enlisting the help of some of his famous friends, the album will feature a few duets as well as solo tracks. The first single off the new project is a cover of “Church On The Cumberland Road” featuring Shenandoah’s Marty Raybon. Pre-save the single here before it is released on March 5.

Shenandoah Brings 30th Anniversary Tour to Vilar Performing Arts Center
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 8, 2019


Shenandoah has often been considered one of the best bands in country, garnering a slew of No. 1 hits and a large fanbase. Now embarking on a 30th anniversary tour, Shenandoah is poised to cement its legacy as a group that exemplifies what it means to play quality country music.

Shreveport Dance Academy's Summer Intensive Announces Faculty Members
by Sarah Hookey - May 8, 2019


VIOLETA ANGELOVA, YVES DE BOUTEILLER, KEITH LEE AND IAN POULIS will be members of the faculty for the Shreveport Dance Academy's Summer Intensive in Shreveport, Louisiana. Ms. Angelova and Mr. de Bouteiller will be teaching from June 3-7, 2019, and Mr. Lee and Mr. Poulis will be teaching from June 10-14, 2019.

KIX Celebrates 30-Years Of Platinum Album BLOW MY FUSE With Two-Disc Special Release
by Macon Prickett - May 8, 2018


On the 30th Anniversary of their platinum album, Blow My Fuse, Maryland hard rock icons, KIX will releaseFuse 30 Reblown on September 21, 2018, exactly 30 years after Blow My Fuse's original September 19, 1988 release date. KIX announced the release from the stage of the M3 Rock Festival where the band performed Blow My Fuse in its entirety last weekend to their hometown crowd.

Signature Theatre Announces Cast And Creative Team For Annie Baker's JOHN
by Stephi Wild - Mar 5, 2018


Signature Theatre announces the full cast and creative team for the DC premiere of Annie Baker's John, directed by Signature Theatre Director of New Work Joe Calarco (Signature's The Gulf, Jesus Christ Superstar). Elias and Jenny, a young Brooklyn couple, escape on a much-needed getaway to a cozy bed-and-breakfast in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. However, under the watchful eye of the cheery, if slightly off, innkeeper, a ghost seems to haunt their crumbling relationship. Annie Baker's John was called "so good on so many levels that it casts a unique and brilliant light' by The New Yorker. John will run April 3 - April 29 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre.

Shenandoah Inks Record Deal with BMG and Premieres New Single on SiriusXM
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 13, 2017


Grammy Award-winning country music group Shenandoah hits radio airwaves with brand new music today. The world premiere of the legendary group's new single, 'Noise,' airs today at 4:50 PM central time exclusively on SiriusXM Prime Country (Ch. 58).

Marin Shakespeare Company's Lesley Currier Named 2017 Burbage Award Recipient
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 4, 2017


American Shakespeare Center (ASC) Co-Founder and Director of Mission Ralph Alan Cohen presented the 2017 Burbage Award to Lesley Currier, Founding Managing Director of Marin Shakespeare Company. The American Shakespeare Center presents the prestigious Burbage Award annually to a person whose work has advanced the love and enjoyment of the works of William Shakespeare through the public production of his plays.

Emmy Winner Gordon Clapp to Lead Nora Theatre's THE MIDVALE HIGH SCHOOL FIFTIETH REUNION World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017


The Nora Theatre Company will present the world premiere of Alan Brody's The Midvale High School Fiftieth Reunion from June 1 - July 2, 2017. The Midvale High School Fiftieth Reunion is directed by Lee Mikeska Gardner. The press performance is Monday, June 5 at 7:30PM.

Signature Theatre Announces Full Cast for JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017


Signature Theatre is proud to announce full casting for Jesus Christ Superstar directed by Signature Theatre Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Gypsy, The Flick).

Vaudeville in Vogue Again! The McCallum Theatre Presents Second Edition of A TRIBUTE TO THE FOLLIES
by David Green - Feb 27, 2017


From the legendary Folies Bergere to the Ziegfeld Follies of Broadway to the Fabulous Palm Springs Follies, the theatrical revue has been a staple of entertainment for well over 100 years. The McCallum pays tribute to these wonderful performers with its own Vaudeville variety show. The McCallum's Second Annual Tribute to the Follies stars John Davidson and Ann Hampton Callaway, and features The Olate Dogs, David & Dania, Mark Schiff, Henrik Bothe, and the Follies Dancers and Follies Orchestra.

Legendary Country Group Shenandoah Announces 30th Anniversary Tour
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 7, 2016


Legendary country group Shenandoah will hit the tour trail in 2017 to commemorate 30 years of their classic sound.

THE GULF World Premiere Starts Tonight at Signature Theatre in D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016


Virginia's Tony-Award winning Signature Theatre presents the world premiere of The Gulf by DC playwright Audrey Cefaly. Directed by Signature's Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Signature Theatre's The Flick, Gypsy), The Gulfcontinues Signature Theatre's commitment to producing regional and local premieres of important new plays.

Maria Rizzo and Rachel Zampelli to Star in THE GULF World Premiere This Fall at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016


Virginia's Tony-Award winning Signature Theatre presents the world premiere of The Gulf by DC playwright Audrey Cefaly. Directed by Signature's Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Signature Theatre's The Flick, Gypsy), The Gulfcontinues Signature Theatre's commitment to producing regional and local premieres of important new plays. The production stars Maria Rizzo (Signature's Gypsy, West Side Story) and Rachel Zampelli (Signature's The Fix, Dying City), and runs September 13 - November 6 in Signature Theatre's intimate ARK Theatre.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/8/16- SHENANDOAH
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 8, 2016


Today in 1989, the first Broadway revival of Shenandoah opened at the Virginia Theatre (now the August Wilson Theatre), where it ran for 32 performances. Shenandoah is a musical that was written in 1975 with music by Gary Geld, lyrics by Peter Udell, and a book by Udell, Philip Rose and James Lee Barrett, based on Barrett's original screenplay for the 1965 film Shenandoah. The musical first opened at the Goodspeed Opera House in 1974 and then transferred to Broadway, opening on January 7, 1975. It ran on Broadway for a total of 1,050 performances, closing August 7, 1977. The production was nominated for six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and won two, one for Best Actor in a Musical (John Cullum) and the other for Best Book of a Musical.

Totem Pole Playhouse to Present FOREVER PLAID
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jun 10, 2016


Totem Pole Playhouse, Pennsylvania's premiere summer theatre located in Caledonia State Park between Gettysburg and Chambersburg, PA, presents the return of one of the most successful musicals in playhouse's 66-year history, Forever Plaid, running from June 17 through July 3. This all-new production is directed and choreographed by Christine O'Grady, who choreographed Totem Pole's critically-acclaimed production, Shenandoah, last season and audience favorite, Godspell, the previous summer. Ms. O'Grady has cast four current students from the prestigious Cincinnati Conservatory of Music (CCM), Louis Griffin, Derek Kastner, Stavros Koumbaros, and Gabe Wrobel as the 'Four Plaids' - a four-part close harmony singing group in the tradition of the Four Freshman, the Four Lads, the Four Aces, and the Hi-Lo's. The show features over 20 hit songs from the 1950s including such classics as: "Three Coins in the Fountain," "Heart and Soul," "Moments to Remember," "Perfidia," and "Love is a Many Splendored Thing." The show, which is being produced by Theatre A Go-Go, Inc., is sponsored by Edward Jones and Richards Orthopaedic Center. Franklin County Visitors Bureau serves as the sponsor for the 2016 season.

Tenri Cultural Institute to Present BORDER CROSSINGS Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016


Tenri Cultural Institute  presents Border Crossings, a cultural exchange featuring works by American composer Richard Cameron-Wolfe and Ukrainian composer Volodymyr Runchak today, March 11th at 8pm.

Shenandoah FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What productions of Shenandoah have there been?
Shenandoah has had 6 productions including Broadway which opened in 1975, Broadway which opened in 1975, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1979, Broadway which opened in 1989, Broadway which opened in 1989 and Lincolnshire, IL (Regional) which opened in 2007.

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