Stop the World - I Want to Get Off 1962

Opened: October 3, 1962

Stop the World - I Want to Get Off - 1962 - Broadway History , Info & More

Shubert Theatre (Broadway)
225 West 44th St. New York, NY

Stop the World – I Want to Get Off is a musical with a book, music, and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley.



Set against the backdrop of a circus, the show focuses on Littlechap, from the moment of his birth to his death. Each time something unsatisfactory happens, he calls out 'Stop the world!' and addresses the audience.



A Broadway revival directed by Mel Shapiro opened on 3 August 1978 at the New York State Theater in Lincoln Center, where it ran for 30 performances. The cast included Sammy Davis, Jr. and Marian Mercer.

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Stop the World - I Want to Get Off FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The A.B.C. Song
I Want to Be Rich
Typically English
A Special Announcement
Lumbered
Welcome to Sludgepool
Gonna Build a Mountain
Glorious Russian
Meilinki Meilchick
Family Fugue
Typische Deutsche
Nag! Nag! Nag!
All American
Once in a Lifetime
Mumbo Jumbo
Welcome to Sunvale
Someone Nice Like You
What Kind of Fool Am I
Typically Japanese
The New York Scene
I Believed It All
Life Is a Woman
Stop the World - I Want to Get Off has had 6 productions including West End which opened in 1961, Broadway which opened in 1962, Broadway which opened in 1962, US Tour which opened in 1963, Broadway which opened in 1978 and Broadway which opened in 1978.
Best Musical , , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Leslie Bricusse and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Anthony Newley.

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