Stardust 1987

Opened: February 19, 1987
Closing: May 17, 1987

Stardust - 1987 - Broadway History , Info & More

Biltmore Theatre
261-5 West 47th St. New York, NY

The Mitchell Parrish Musical

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MAY DECEMBER to Open 61st New York Film Festival
by Michael Major - Jul 11, 2023

In May December, Elizabeth (Natalie Portman), a popular television star, has arrived in a tight-knit island community in Savannah. Here, she will be doing intimate research for a new part, ingratiating herself into the lives of Gracie (Julianne Moore), whom she’ll be playing on-screen, and her much younger husband, Joe (Charles Melton).

The Neon Museum To Hold PRIDE Weekend Gallery Talks This Week
by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2022

The Neon Museum will hold special Gallery Talks during Las Vegas PRIDE 2022. The free 15-minute docent-led discussions will highlight the history and impact of the LGBTQ+ community in Las Vegas on Friday, Oct. 7, Saturday, Oct 8, and Sunday, Oct. 9 at 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. each day.

Ellen's Stardust Diner to Honor Stephen Sondheim
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 20, 2022

Ellen’s Stardust Diner will honor the late Broadway legend, composer Stephen Sondheim, with Monday in the Diner with Sondheim on January 24th, from 7-11pm.

Ellen's Stardust Diner Has Officially Reopened in Times Square
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2021

Ellen's Stardust Diner has officially reopened its doors! Ellen's Stardust Diner is the home of the world famous singing waitstaff and some of the best diner food in the country. The diner has been serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner for tour groups and locals alike since 1987. 

Broadway Alive Presents The Ellen's Stardust Diner Alumni Reunion Tonight
by Stephi Wild - Apr 18, 2021

Broadway Alive presents the Ellen's Stardust Diner Alumni Reunion, an interactive musical theatre benefit show, streaming on Sunday, April 18 at 7 PM EDT.

Ellen's Stardust Diner STARDUSTERS Alumni Reunion Concert Streams On April 18
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 2, 2021

Broadway Alive returns to Broadway's iconic Ellen's Stardust Diner, with another interactive musical theatre benefit show, streaming on Sunday, April 18 at 7 PM EDT via YouTube, Facebook and BroadwayOnDemand.com .

Ellen's Stardust Diner Presents STARDUSTERS Concert Next Weekend
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 22, 2021

An interactive musical theatre benefit show, Broadway Alive, will stream live from Broadway's iconic Ellen's Stardust Diner, on Saturday, January 30 at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT via YouTube, Facebook and BroadwayOnDemand.com.

Piano Bar Live! Presents A NIGHT AT ELLEN'S STARDUST DINER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2020

Piano Bar Live! (PBL!) streams this Tuesday, October 13 at 7:15 pm ET, with host Scott Barbarino and co-host Lisa Asher,in A Night at Ellen's Stardust Diner!

VIDEO: Ellen's Stardust Diner Waitstaff Performs in Protective Face Coverings
by Stephi Wild - Oct 2, 2020

Ellen's Stardust Diner has officially reopened! CBS New York recently did a segment on the diner, featuring a clip of some of the waitstaff performing in protective face coverings.

Ellen's Stardust Diner Will Reopen Its Doors on October 1
by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2020

Ellen's Stardust Diner will reopen its doors once again! The restaurant, famous for its singing wait staff, will be open for patrons beginning on Thursday, October 1, with social distancing guidelines in place.

Is Ellen's Stardust Diner In Danger of Closing Permanently?
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2020

BroadwayWorld has learned that NYC Theatre District institution Ellen's Stardust Diner might be the latest victim of the pandemic. The restaurant, famous for its singing wait staff, currently owes rent in the amount of $618,459.22, according to recent photo posted in the I Love NYC Facebook group. If the debt is not paid by August 7, the landlord will assume possession of the premises. 

BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST ALBUMS of the Rock and Rap Era (1950-2020)
by Peter Nason - Apr 16, 2020

The Beatles! Rihanna! Michael Jackson! Johnny Cash! Kanye West! The Rolling Stones! Aretha Franklin! Bob Dylan! Miles Davis! Nirvana! BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest albums from the rock and rap era (1950-2020); see if your favorites made the grade!

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time
by Peter Nason - Mar 30, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best film musicals since the sound era began; see if your favorites made the list!

Five New Shows Just Announced At The King Center
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 2, 2019

Five New Shows Just Announced At The King Center! See the new lineup below!

City Winery Chicago Releases December Show Schedule
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2019

The following acts are performing at City Winery Chicago (1200 W. Randolph St) throughout the month. All City Winery Chicago events are open to all ages and start at 8:00 p.m., unless noted.  Tickets can be purchased by calling 312-733-WINE (9463) or by visiting www.citywinery.com/chicago.

Photo Coverage: Lisa Howard, Kenita Miller, and More Perform at Broadway By The Year: Broadway Musicals Of 1987 and 2015
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 18, 2019

The Town Hall presented Broadway By The Year: Broadway Musicals of 1987 and 2015 on Monday, June 17 at 8pm. Created, written, hosted and directed by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall, the evening concluded Broadway By The Year's 19th season at The Town Hall.

Kenita Miller, Lisa Howard, and More Will Take Part in Broadway By The Year: Broadway Musicals Of 1987 and 2015
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2019

The Town Hall presents Broadway By The Year©: Broadway Musicals of 1987 and 2015 on Monday, June 17 at 8pm. Created, written, hosted and directed by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall, the evening will conclude Broadway By The Year©'s 19th season at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street).

Who Is Taylor Mac? Get To Know The Acclaimed Mind Behind GARY- A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 21, 2019

Who is Taylor Mac? A question that fans, critics, fellow artists, and even Taylor have been asking since Mac first made an appearance on the downtown theatre scene.

Jacob's Pillow Announces 2019 Festival Season Lineup
by Stephi Wild - Dec 12, 2018

Jacob's Pillow announces the full season lineup of Festival 2019 including world premieres, new commissions, international artists, anniversary celebrations, Pillow-exclusive engagements, and work developed at the Pillow Lab. Entering its 87th consecutive summer, Jacob's Pillow is home to the longest-running dance festival in the United States, a National Historic Landmark, a National Medal of Arts recipient, and has steadily expanded its reach in the field and its local community as a year-round center for dance research and development. Festival 2019 opens June 19, attracting audiences both on and off its site in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, through August 25.

Kendra Kassebaum to Lead 5th Avenue Theatre's New Production of MAMMA MIA!, Full Cast Announced!
by Julie Musbach - Jan 4, 2018

Rehearsals begin today for The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Mamma Mia!, the celebrated musical that features the music of global pop sensation ABBA. The 5th Avenue Theatre is the first producing theater company in the Pacific Northwest to be granted the rights to create its own refreshed version of the show, which toured the world for nearly 20 years.

JAG Productions Announces Fundraiser
by Julie Musbach - Sep 23, 2017

Join the company for an evening of food, fashion & fun in collaboration with Revolution's Fall Fashion Show! Proceeds of the $75 per person tab help support events scheduled by JAG Productions for its 2017-2018 season!

Sustaining Black Theatre in the Upper Valley: A Conversation with Jarvis Antonio Green
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 11, 2017

Join us for a conversation with Jarvis Antonio Green, Founding Artistic Director of JAG Productions and BarnArts Center for the Arts.This community event will be a meaningful look behind the scenes at the founding of JAG Productions, a chance to hear Jarvis' story and path to its founding, and a glimpse at what the theatre company is working on for the second season!

JAG Productions Presents August Wilson's FENCES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

JAG Productions will present August Wilson's Fences later this month at the Woodstock Town Hall Theatre in Woodstock, Vermont.  Previews begin April 27, 2017 and performances run through May 7, 2017.

Loudon Wainwright III to Perform at People's Light This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2017

People's Light presents the regional premiere of Loudon Wainwright III's Surviving Twin. Created and performed by the Grammy Award-winner as a 'posthumous collaboration' with his late father, an esteemed writer and Life Magazine columnist, the production serves as both a moving homage, and 'a pointed musical meditation on the complexities of familial relationships' (Hollywood Reporter).

Loudon Wainwright III to Perform at People's Light This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

People's Light presents the regional premiere of Loudon Wainwright III's Surviving Twin. Created and performed by the Grammy Award-winner as a 'posthumous collaboration' with his late father, an esteemed writer and Life Magazine columnist, the production serves as both a moving homage, and 'a pointed musical meditation on the complexities of familial relationships' (Hollywood Reporter).

Stardust FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What productions of Stardust have there been?
Stardust has had 3 productions including Off-Off-Broadway which opened in 1986, Broadway which opened in 1987 and Broadway which opened in 1987.
What awards has Stardust been nominated for?
Stardust has been nominated for a Special Award (Drama Desk Awards) for Reed Birney.
What awards has Stardust won?
Stardust has won a Special Award for Reed Birney at the Drama Desk Awards.

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