Skyscraper 1965

Opened: November 13, 1965

Skyscraper - 1965 - Broadway History , Info & More

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (Broadway)
205 West 46th St. New York, NY

Based on Dream Girl by Elmer Rice

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A History of Broadway's Lost Theatres
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Apr 23, 2023

This month, the reader question was: Which Broadway theaters have been demolished/repurposed and when/why?

A CLOCKWORK ORANGE Producer Si Litvinoff Passes Away at 93
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 7, 2023

Si Litvinoff, the visionary producer whose foresight in cinema art led to perennial classics such as Stanley Kubrick's “A Clockwork Orange,” Nicolas Roeg's “Walkabout”, 'The Man Who Fell to Earth,' starring David Bowie, and more passed away peacefully on Monday, December 26, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. He was 93.    

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!

Chad Austin To Direct SKYSCRAPER Revival In May 2019
by Julie Musbach - Nov 7, 2018

Regeneration Theatre announces a fully staged revival of the infamous 1960s musical SKYSCRAPER will play Urbanstages' Theatre at 30th Street in May 2019, directed and choreographed by Chad Austin, the newly announced Artistic Director of Abingdon Theatre. This will be the 2nd show in Regeneration Theatre's 2018-19 season, following on from the currently running production of SMALL CRAFT WARNINGS by Tennessee Williams at 13th Street Repertory Theatre until Nov 11, 2018.

Regeneration Theatre's First Revival of SKYSCRAPER Begins Tonight at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Regeneration Theatre has announced its production of SKYSCRAPER, the first revival [ever] of the 1965 Musical Comedy by Peter Stone, James Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn, based on Elmer Rice's 'Dream Girl,' running tonight, September 7, through September 17, 2017 at Urban Stages, 259 West 30th St, New York, NY.

Regeneration Theatre to Present First Revival of SKYSCRAPER at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Regeneration Theatre has announced its production of SKYSCRAPER, the first revival [ever] of the 1965 Musical Comedy by Peter Stone, James Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn, based on Elmer Rice's "Dream Girl,' running September 7-17, 2017 at Urban Stages, 259 West 30th St, New York, NY.

Royal Ontario Museum Opens Gallery of Modern Design, 12/3
by Molly Tracy - Dec 5, 2016

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) opens its new Gallery of Modern Design on Saturday, December 3, 2016. Featuring the iconic work of designers including Frank Lloyd Wright and Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann among others, the gallery traces the development of design in Europe and North America, highlighting six design movements from 1910 to 1965.

BWW Interview: Ben West Previews Unsung Musicals' Carolyn Leigh Tribute Concert
by Adrienne Onofri - Apr 3, 2014

Max von Essen, Erin Davie, Alli Mauzey and other Bway stars will sing lesser-known tunes by the lyricist of 'Peter Pan' and 'Little Me'.

A PATCH OF BLUR Plays Howl Help Festival at Abrons Arts Center, Now thru 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2012

The Howl Help Festival presents A PATCH OF BLUR, An Un-authorized, Satirical Jukebox Musical, Fractured & Directed by Kevin Malony, tonight, October 18 - 21, 2012 at Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street @ Pitt LES NYC.

A PATCH OF BLUR Plays Howl Help Festival at Abrons Arts Center, 10/18-21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2012

The Howl Help Festival presents A PATCH OF BLUR, An Un-authorized, Satirical Jukebox Musical, Fractured & Directed by Kevin Malony, October 18 - 21, 2012 at Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street @ Pitt LES NYC.

First Run Features Screens Of ART IS...THE PERMANENT REVOLUTION in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2012

In the new documentary, ART IS...THE PERMANENT REVOLUTION, three contemporary American artists and a master printer help explain the dynamic sequences of social reality and protest.

Photo Flash: MY THREE ANGELS At Attic Playhouse
by Gabrielle Sierra - Nov 2, 2009

Set in French Guiana, a region where on Christmas Eve the temperature has graciously dropped to 104 degrees, three amiable convicts are employed as roofers above the Ducotel's general store. The roof winds up being the least of the family's troubles.

Theatre Notables Sondheim, Ziegfield, Simon & More Amongst 'New York City 400'
by Robert Diamond - Sep 10, 2009

The NYC400 is the first-ever list of New York City's ultimate movers and shakers since the City's founding?from politics, the arts, business, sports, science, and entertainment.

Broadway By The Year 1947 to Star McGillin, Kudisch & Racey on March 3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2008

Howard McGillin, Broadway's longest-running Phantom, will star in 'The Broadway Musicals of 1947,' which kicks off the eighth season of The Town Hall's critically acclaimed Broadway by the Year series. He will be joined by a powerhouse cast that includes two-time Tony nominee Marc Kudisch, and more of Broadway's great singer/dancers than in any other previous Broadway by the Year concert. Audiences will take a musical journey 'back in time' on Monday, March 3 at 8PM, for a full evening of song and dance from Brigadoon, Finian's Rainbow, High Button Shoes, Street Scene, Allegro and more from The Great White Way of 1947.

'Broadway by the Year' Returns to Town Hall March 3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2008

The Town Hall's critically acclaimed 'Broadway by the Year' series kicks off its eighth smash year with 'The Musicals of 1947' on Monday, March 3rd at 8:00PM. Audiences will take a musical journey 'back in time' for a full evening of songs from Brigadoon, Finian's Rainbow, High Button Shoes, Street Scene, Allegro and more from The Great White Way of 1947.

Broadway By The Year Returns in Town Hall 2008 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2007

The Town Hall, Times Square's landmark concert venue, is pleased to announce its own 2008 season lineup.

Skyscraper FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What productions of Skyscraper have there been?
Skyscraper has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1965 and Broadway which opened in 1965.
What Tony Awards has Skyscraper been nominated for?
Best Musical and , Best Choreography for Michael Kidd Best Direction of a Musical for Cy Feuer and Best Scenic Design for Robert Randolph.

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