Some of My Best Friends 1977

Opened: October 25, 1977
Closing: October 29, 1977

Some of My Best Friends - 1977 - Broadway History , Info & More

Longacre Theatre (Broadway)
220 West 48th Street New York, NY

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Theatrical Outfit Reveals 2024-25 Season Lineup
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2024

Theatrical Outfit has announced another season in the heart of Downtown Atlanta. 4 thrilling mainstage productions. 2 dynamic partnerships. 1 mold breaking new works festival.  Learn more about the lineup here!

See Nicole Henry, Andrea McArdle & More at 54 Below Next Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2024

Next week, 54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. See the full lineup and learn how to purchase tickets.

Everything Coming to Max in April
by Michael Major - Mar 22, 2024

Stream The Debut Of HBO Original Limited Series “The Sympathizer,” Max Original Unscripted Series “Conan O’Brien Must Go,” HBO Original Comedy Special “Alex Edelman: Just For Us,” HBO Original Documentary Series “The Jinx – Part Two” And “The Synanon Fix,” HBO Original Documentaries “Brandy Hellville & The Cult Of Fast Fashion” and more.

JERSEY BOYS, THE LITTLE MERMAID & More Set for La Mirada Theatre Spring Lineup
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 1, 2024

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts has revealed its spring lineup! Learn more about the season and see how to purchase tickets.

The Cherry Orchard Festival Presents The New York Premiere Of ADDRESS UNKNOWN
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 8, 2024

The Cherry Orchard Festival presents the New York premiere of ADDRESS UNKNOWN, a play starring Evgeny Kissin and Thomas Hampson, based on the anti-fascist novel by Kathrine Kressmann Taylor. The performance will take place on April 17, 2024 at The Town Hall in New York City. Tickets are available now.

Gladys Knight, THE NUTCRACKER & More Set for La Mirada Theatre Holiday & 2024 Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2023

Discover the exciting lineup of holiday shows and special events at LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS. Get ready for a season filled with entertainment and mark your calendars for the unmissable performances in 2024.

Varèse Sarabande Celebrates 20th Anniv. Of Michael Giacchino's Iconic Score For 'Lost: Season One' With Vinyl Release
by Michael Major - Dec 5, 2023

Varèse Sarabande celebrates the 20th anniversary of Michael Giacchino's iconic score for 'Lost: Season One' with a first-ever vinyl release. The 2-LP edition features notes from J.J. Abrams, Damon Lindelof, Carlton Cuse, Bryan Burk, and composer Michael Giacchino.

STYX And FOREIGNER, With Very Special Guest John Waite, Announce 'Renegades & Juke Box Heroes' Tour
by Michael Major - Dec 1, 2023

FOREIGNER and STYX are ready to rocket across North America starting June 11, 2024 in Grand Rapids, MI at the Van Andel Arena. Nothing sounds more like summer than collective feel-good anthems such as “Come Sail Away,” “Feels Like The First Time,” “Renegade,” “Juke Box Hero,” “Mr. Roboto,” and “I Want To Know What Love Is.”

How Often Do Broadway Flops Return as a Hit?
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Nov 26, 2023

This time, the reader question was: With Merrily We Roll Along back on Broadway as a hit, how many musicals are flops in their original Broadway production and then return as smashes?

Catch the Best of Broadway on Tour: A Guide to National Touring Shows Near You
by Stephi Wild - Aug 19, 2023

Hoping to catch a play or musical in the near future but can't make it to New York City? Look no further than BroadwayWorld's comprehensive guide to all of the current and upcoming touring productions!

Interview: Director Susan Leslie on Martyna Majok's IRONBOUND at the Broadwater Second Stage July 14-16
by Shari Barrett - Jul 9, 2023

Writer and performer Susan Leslie is probably best known in the theatre world for her long association with writer/director, Del Shores, having appeared in six of his plays. And this month, she will be directing Martyna Majok’s play Ironbound, with three performances July 14-16 at The Broadwater Second Stage. I decided to speak with Susan about her decision to direct this play and why the short run is being presented as a benefit for WomenShelter of Long Beach.

2023 Tony Awards Nominations- Live Reactions
by Team BWW - May 2, 2023

Follow us throughout the day, as we'll bring you Tony nominee reactions, exclusive reports, surprises, behind the scenes coverage and oh, so much more!

Algonquin Reveals Cast and Creative Team For HELLO DOLLY
by Stephi Wild - Apr 18, 2023

Algonquin Arts Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for its spring musical, Hello Dolly! The show will run at Algonquin Arts Theatre from May 6 through May 21.

by Michael Walters - Apr 8, 2023

Fred Barton and Elena Bennett bring their Song Salon back to Pangea!

Barbara Bleier & Austin Pendleton Welcome Some OLD FRIENDS! To Pangea May 2nd and 9th
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 6, 2023

Cabaret Darlings Barbara Bleier and Austin Pendleton return to Pangea with some OLD FRIENDS!

Manchester International Festival Announces 2023 Performance Highlights
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2023

Factory International has announced the 2023 edition of Manchester International Festival (MIF) from 29 June to 16 July. Working with partners regionally and across the globe, the wide-ranging programme of original new work by an array of international artists will take place in venues and spaces around the city and at Factory International's much-anticipated new home, which opens its doors for the first time for the Festival, in advance of its official opening in October. 

John Bruce Yeh Releases 'CHICAGO CLARINET CLASSICS' on Cedille Records
by Blair Ingenthron - Feb 26, 2023

John Bruce Yeh, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's internationally admired and long-serving assistant principal clarinet and solo E-flat clarinet, features intimate works by noteworthy Windy City composers of the past and present on his newest Cedille Records album, Chicago Clarinet Classics, available March 10, 2023.

Review: THE ELEPHANT MAN at TampaRep
by Drew Eberhard - Feb 4, 2023

Bernard Pomerance’s The Elephant Man, premiered at the Hampstead Theatre in London in November of 1977. Pomerance’s play also transferred to the National Theatre in London for an “In Rep” residency. From January to March of 1979 it played off-Broadway, and made a transfer to the Booth Theatre on Broadway later in 1979, but the production closed in 1981 after 916 regular performances. The Elephant Man received revivals in 2002 and 2014.

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Announces 2023-24 Season Featuring 51 Concerts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 30, 2023

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center has announced its 2023-24 season, which celebrates the passing of the artistic torch and the theme of Legacy, with the final farewell concerts of two esteemed American string quartets, both with long histories at CMS.

John-Andrew Morrison, Matt Saldivar, And More To Play 54 Below Next Week
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 28, 2023

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work.

PICTURES FROM HOME Box Office to Open Next Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2022

Celebrate the laughter and joy of the holidays with a special box office opening of Pictures From Home beginning Monday, December 19 at Studio 54 on Broadway, coinciding with the beginning of Hanukkah.     

BAM Announces 2023 Winter�"Spring Season Featuring Zadie Smith's Playwriting Debut, US Premiere of AGUA & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 8, 2022

BAM will gather audiences and communities together for a thrilling range of performances in its winter-spring 2023 season.

FANNIE: THE MUSIC AND LIFE OF FANNIE LOU HAMER to Have Pittsburgh Premiere in January
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2022

The August Wilson African American Cultural Center, City Theatre Company, and DEMASKUS Theater Collective will co-present the story of voting-rights icon Fannie Lou Hamer in the Pittsburgh premiere of FANNIE: The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer by Cheryl L. West.

Tickets Now On Sale for PICTURES FROM HOME Starring Nathan Lane, Danny Burstein and Zoë Wanamaker
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2022

Tickets are now on sale for the Broadway premiere of Pictures From Home. Three of the theatre’s most inventive, inspired and award-winning artists will return to the stage, bringing to vivid theatrical life a comic and dramatic portrait of a mother, a father and the son who photographed their lives.

by Brian Michaels - Oct 16, 2022

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