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Sweet Charity - 2005 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

$56.25-$101.25

Based on the screenplay Nights of Cabiria by Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli and Ennio Flaiano

Debuting on Broadway in 1966, Sweet Charity was a collaboration between some of Broadway's most spectacular talents. Cy Coleman's music effortlessly captures the rhythms and sounds, and Dorothy Fields lyrics the vernacular and fascination of the underground scene, in iconic musical numbers such as Big Spender, If My Friends Could See Me Now, and There's Gotta Be Something Better Than This. Neil Simon's razor-sharp script lifts the veil on the exquisite agony of living on the under-side of life. The legendary Bob Fosse directed and choreographed the original production, and was largely responsible for the musical's distinctive and lasting identity.

Running Time:

Two hours and 30 minutes with one intermission

Al Hirschfeld Theatre (Broadway)


About the Theatre
(New York, NY)
302 W. 45th St.
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by Kristin Salaky - June 29, 2008
Backtrack a little to the night of June 1st (or just click here if you prefer) and remember how I described the scene at the York Theatre's Mufti production of Minnie's Boys when the curtain was held because 21 people were stuck in the theatre's elevator. Well, wouldn't you know, somebody happened to have a video camera with him and recorded the scene from the inside. I'm just a little disappointed that none of these musical theatre fans stuck in an elevator thought of singing, 'I'm The Bravest Individual.'
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2005
SWEET CHARITY, starring Tony-nominated Christina Applegate, will play its final Broadway performance at the conclusion of Applegate's scheduled run December 31st at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 W 45th St).
by BWW News Desk - October 27, 2005
MYLINDA HULL will assume the role of Nickie in the hit revival of Sweet Charity at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2005
On Monday, October 17, the boys at Splash got a sweet surprise when Christina Applegate joined the previously announced Denis O'Hare and the men of SWEET CHARITY! 
by BWW News Desk - October 11, 2005
Wayne Knight will extend his appearance in the role of Herman in the hit revival of Sweet Charity for four additional weeks. Originally slated to leave the production on October 16th, Mr. Knight will continue to delight audiences with his rendition of 'I Love to Cry at Weddings' now through November 13th.
by Craig Brockman - September 28, 2005
Sweet Charity herself made an appearance at the AVON Salon and Spa located at Trump Tower on September 28th and BroadwayWorld was there.
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2005
Wayne Knight will assume the role of Herman in the hit revival of Sweet Charity for four weeks only from September 20 - October 16 at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre.
by Michael Dale - May 31, 2005
It doesn't need Bob Fosse or Gwen Verdon, but Sweet Charity requires much more than this revival offers
by Linda Lenzi - May 5, 2005
After the show, the cast and crew of Sweet Charity celebrated their opening night on May 4, 2005 at Guastavino's.
by Walter McBride - May 5, 2005
Sweet Charity opened on Wednesday night, May 4, 2005 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.
by Walter McBride - May 5, 2005
For Sweet Charity, the Gypsy Robe, which is given to the cast member with the most Broadway chorus credits was presented to Dylis Croman.
by Linda Lenzi - April 27, 2005
NEXT Magazine hosted a part on Monday night, April 26th for the cast of Sweet Charity.
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2005
The revival of Sweet Charity, which opens on May 4th, will receive a cast recording to be produced by DRG and released on June 24th
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2005
Sweet Charity begins previews on April 11, and opens on May 4.
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2005
Christina Applegate will assume the title role Monday, April 18th. Charlotte d'Amboise will play previews from April 11th to April 16th.
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2005
The Broadway bound production, announced to begin performances April 4th at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, will play its final performance in Boston on March 27.
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2005
Charlotte d'Amboise will open the show on Broadway, with Applegate expected to return when healed.
by Linda Lenzi - January 22, 2005
Members of the press were treated on Wednesday to a glimpse at the upcoming Sweet Charity revival starring Christina Applegate, and Denis O'Hare, click in for the pictures!

Sweet Charity Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Sweet Charity have their been?
Sweet Charity has had 12 productions including Broadway which opened in 1966, Broadway which opened in 1966, West End which opened in 1967, Broadway which opened in 1986, Broadway which opened in 1986, West End which opened in 1998, Broadway which opened in 2005, Broadway which opened in 2005, US Tour which opened in 2006, West End which opened in 2010, Off-Broadway which opened in 2016 and West End which opened in 2019.

What Tony Awards has Sweet Charity been nominated for?
Best Choreography for Wayne Cilento, Best Revival of a Musical for Barry and Fran WeisslerBest Revival of a Musical for Clear Channel Entertainment and Best Revival of a Musical for Edwin W. Schloss.

What other awards has Sweet Charity been nominated for?
Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Wayne CilentoOutstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Walter Bobbie and Outstanding Revival of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards).

What productions of Sweet Charity have their been?
Sweet Charity has had 12 productions including Broadway which opened in 1966, Broadway which opened in 1966, West End which opened in 1967, Broadway which opened in 1986, Broadway which opened in 1986, West End which opened in 1998, Broadway which opened in 2005, Broadway which opened in 2005, US Tour which opened in 2006, West End which opened in 2010, Off-Broadway which opened in 2016 and West End which opened in 2019.

What awards has Sweet Charity been nominated for?
Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Wayne CilentoOutstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Walter Bobbie and Outstanding Revival of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards).

What is the order of songs in Sweet Charity and what's the order?
You Should See Yourself
The Rescue
Big Spender
Charity's Soliloquy
Rich Man's Frug
If My Friends Could See Me Now
Too Many Tomorrows
There's Gotta Be Something Better Than This
Charity's Theme
I'm the Bravest Individual [i]
Rhythm of Life
Subway
Baby Dream Your Dream
Coney Island Waltz
Sweet Charity [i]
Where Am I Going?
I'm a Brass Band
I Love to Cry at Weddings
Gimme a Raincheck
You Wanna Bet
Pink Taffeta Sample Size 10
When Did You Know?
Poor Everybody Else
My Personal Property
It's a Nice Face
Sweet Charity [ii]
Sweet Charity -- Rebirth
I'm the Bravest Individual [ii]

What productions of Sweet Charity have there been?
Sweet Charity has had 12 productions including Broadway which opened in 1966, Broadway which opened in 1966, West End which opened in 1967, Broadway which opened in 1986, Broadway which opened in 1986, West End which opened in 1998, Broadway which opened in 2005, Broadway which opened in 2005, US Tour which opened in 2006, West End which opened in 2010, Off-Broadway which opened in 2016 and West End which opened in 2019.