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Swing! - 1999 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

A dance revue featuring swing music and dance to classic songs, new numbers, and choreography in a variety of regional styles.

History:

Original Production
Run Type:Open Run
Market:Broadway
Previews: November 02, 1999
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Closing:January 14, 2001

St. James Theatre (Broadway)

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246 West 44th St.
New York,NY

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by A.A. Cristi - Nov 30, 2022
The winner of America's longest running talent show Amateur Night at The Apollo, pianist Kofi Boakye, was crowned at the show's grand finale after he performed his signature version of 'Say Yes' by Floetry.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 30, 2022
Petaluma's premier theater company, Cinnabar Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director Nathan Cummings and Executive Director Diane Dragone, will host a “Swingin' New Years Eve” concert, Saturday December 31st, at 7:30pm.
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 30, 2022
After groundbreaking and life-changing revues Starting Here, Starting Now and Closer Than Ever, Maltby and Shire have made a start on REVUE #3
by Stephi Wild - Nov 30, 2022
Jefferson Mays is an actor and a three-time Tony Award nominee for his performances in 'Oslo', 'A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder', and 'I Am My Own Wife' a Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Doug Wright, where he played over 40 different roles and won for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2022
 Come celebrate the one and only CHITA RIVERA in a unique concert event CHITA: THE RHYTHM OF MY LIFE for a single performance only on Sunday, December 11 at 2:00pm presented by Segerstrom Center for the Arts at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall.
by Student Blogger: Maddy Goldberg - Nov 29, 2022
As the end of the semester draws near, I am tired. It is so hard to jump back into school work for the two weeks in between Thanksgiving and Winter Break. As we are all trying to get back in the swing of things, here are some things I do to help stay focused for these last couple weeks of the semester.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2022
CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE – New York’s newest hotspot for intimate dining and extraordinary music – will present the solo concert debut of Andrea Macasaet, one of the original Broadway stars of SIX the Musical, on Sunday, January 29, 2023 at 7:00 PM.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 28, 2022
The Music Hall and Ogunquit Playhouse has announced the cast of Elf The Musical, on stage from November 30 – December 18 at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Based on the beloved film, Elf The Musical is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole and raised as one of Santa's elves.
by Alex Freeman - Nov 28, 2022
With many theatres getting into the swing of things with their holiday offerings, the end of 2022 is now in sight for many companies. The last few years have seen seismic shifts in how the industry operates, andCara Joy David brings us a great piece about how some companies are keeping streaming open as a way to maintain access for audiences.
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 28, 2022
As Mark William's new show prepares to open, Broadway World Cabaret takes a look at his 2019 debut solo album.
by Michael Major - Nov 28, 2022
On his fourth album of Christmas material, Connick offers his interpretations of classics such as “Jingle Bells” and “Go Tell It On the Mountain”, while penning one new original (“Make It Merry”) and re-recording three songs from his 1993 LP When My Heart Finds Christmas. Listen to the new release now!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 28, 2022
A holiday mash-up for the whole family, The Hip Hop Nutcracker is back and better than ever for its 10th season! Everything old is new again with Tchaikovsky's 129-year-old ballet reimagined as a holiday dance spectacle that will be premiering this year on Disney+.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 28, 2022
​​​​​​​NEWSIES has announced a new booking period at London's Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre due to overwhelming demand and sold-out previews. NEWSIES will now run through to Sunday 16 April 2023.
by Charlotte Bois-Pursey - Nov 28, 2022
A festive family farce has children squealing with laughter at Polka Theatre.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 28, 2022
PIECE OF MIND, a play by playwright Emma Wood, will be performed by Write Act Rep from December 10th, 2022 – January 29th, 2023, at the Brickhouse Theatre in North Hollywood. Produced by Write Act's award-winning creative team members: Producing artistic director John Lant, producer Tamra Pica with play direction by Susan C. Hunter.
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 27, 2022
Repertory Philippines, one of the country’s pioneering theater companies, officially opened its 85th season with a reimagined production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic 'Carousel' on November 26.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 25, 2022
The holiday production for Dobama Theatre's 2022/23 mainstage season is the World Premiere musical THE LAND OF OZ. This funny and heartfelt production will run from December 2- 31, 2022 at Dobama, Cleveland's Off-Broadway Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 25, 2022
The Octagon Theatre have announced a jam-packed new programme set to entertain audiences next year. Learn more about the full lineup here!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 25, 2022
Wenn sie zu Fanfaren, Märschen oder Chorälen ansetzen, erfüllen sie mit ihrem gewaltigen Klang auch die hintersten Ecken der Tonhalle: die Blechbläser des Sinfonieorchesters. Wenn nun der Nachtzug des Sinfonieorchesters St.Gallen in dieser Saison zum ersten Mal Halt macht in der Lokremise, dann verlassen Trompeten, Posaunen und Tuba für einmal ihren angestammten Platz in den hinteren Reihen des Orchesters und formieren sich zum messingglänzenden, fulminanten Brass-Ensemble.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 25, 2022
The Olivier Award, which had been stolen during October's Musical Con, has been found! The fan convention took place at ExCeL London in October. The event was the first of its kind and brought together 10,000 musical theatre fans for a celebration of musicals.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 23, 2022
Returning to the Ridgefield Playhouse stage with a festive twist on their fantastic show, they'll perform “Echoes of Sinatra - A Crooner's Holiday” on Thursday, December 1, 2022 at 7:30pm, as part of the Teed & Brown Broadway & Cabaret Series and Sponsored by Ridgefield Station.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 23, 2022
A year of shows from Scarborough's SJT has been unveiled, including a (more or less) Shakespeare, a revival of one of the theatre's most popular shows of recent years, and, of course, a brand new play by Alan Ayckbourn.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 23, 2022
Actor, presenter and winner of Strictly Come Dancing Ore Oduba is to don his fishnets once again as he returns to the role of Brad Majors in this special 50th Anniversary production of Richard O'Brien's Rocky Horror Show for a limited six week run at the Peacock Theatre, London.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 23, 2022
The West End production of AIN'T TOO PROUD has announced the quintet taking on the iconic roles of The Temptations at the Prince Edward Theatre from Friday 31 March 2023.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2022
CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE will present The Skivvies to ring in the holidays with their album release shows “Sleigh My Name,” for two performances, Saturday December 17 and Sunday, December 18, both at 7:00 PM.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2022
Casa Mañana’s Reid Cabaret Theatre has completed phase 1 of its renovations and is thrilled to welcome patrons this holiday season. Christmas with Nat and Natalie features the music of the iconic father-daughter duo and will be the first show in the newly remodeled space.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 22, 2022
Since its inception in 2011, Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox have been making pop hits of today sound like the songs of yesterday. Reworking hit modern songs in alternative styles such as swing, doo-wop, jazz, and ragtime, the group went viral after their cover of Miley Cyrus' “We Can't Stop.”
by Jude Cartalaba - Nov 22, 2022
'You have to want it more than anything. You have to be willing to WORK for it. Sacrifice for it. It’s not as glamorous as it seems. That’s why the passion needs to be for the work, not the fame,' those were striking words of Julia Abueva, one of the stars of the Broadway musical KPOP, inspired by a global phenomenon.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 22, 2022
It’s back and better than ever: VAULT Festival, the UK’s leading independent festival of live performance, makes its joyful return in 2023. Running from 24th January – 19th March 2023 in venues across Waterloo, the programme features over 500 of the best theatre, comedy, cabaret and late-night shows from some of the brightest talents across the live performance industry. 
by Stephi Wild - Nov 22, 2022
 The acclaimed National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene production of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish opened its limited engagement last night at New World Stages. The production, a New York Times Critic’s Pick, plays through January 1, 2023. Check out opening night photos here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2022
BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present the 13th Annual “A Swinging Birdland Christmas” – starring vocalists Klea Blackhurst, Jim Caruso, and Billy Stritch – for six performances from Tuesday, December 20 to Sunday, December 25 at 5:30 PM.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 22, 2022
Hey old friend! Members of the original Broadway company of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Merrily We Roll Along, stopped by the show's starry Off-Broadway production at New York Theatre Workshop! See photos from their visit!
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 22, 2022
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance presents Hometown Holiday, featuring the one-act opera Amahl and the Night Visitors as part of the SuperPops Series, Friday, Dec. 2, and Dec. 3, at 7:30 pm in the Mead Theater of the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 21, 2022
At a star-studded, sold-out performance held yesterday afternoon on the NJPAC stage, Lucía Gutiérrez Rebolloso was announced the winner of the 11th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition. H
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 21, 2022
What happens in Vegas goes on tour this Christmas. The rebellious, rambunctious spirit of the iconic 1960s medley crew arrives at Cadogan Hall on the 17th December 2022, as The Definitive Rat Pack brings the party to London as they embark on their festive tour.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 21, 2022
The Tony-nominated Callaway Sisters are raising the roof with their new show Broadway the Calla-way! Liz and Ann Hampton Callaway - one singular sensation - singing showstoppers from West Side Story, Chicago, Funny Girl, Cats, Carousel, Wicked and more great Broadway shows!
by Michael Quintos - Nov 21, 2022
Broadway fan favorite Jessica Vosk's solo cabaret debut at Segerstrom Center for the Arts---which opened Thursday, November 17, 2022 and continues for two additional shows through Saturday, November 19---is, quite possibly, the most enjoyable cabaret concert this reviewer has experienced at the Center's lovely and intimate Samueli Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 21, 2022
New York Theatre Workshop has added a final benefit performance of Merrily We Roll Along on Sunday January 22, 2023, at 2pm. Proceeds from the performance will benefit NYTW’s education and engagement programming across the 2022/23 season.
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022
Chicago is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Check out our top Holiday picks for the 2022 holiday season!
by Alex Freeman - Nov 21, 2022
As many theatres get into the swing of their holiday shows and end of year giving campaigns, some good signs for the New York theater industry as tourism continues to rebound from the pandemic. While things still aren’t back to the record setting year of 2019, the city is anticipating ending the year at about 85% of those levels.
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022
The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by BWW Special Offer - Nov 21, 2022
Special Offer: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy's Wild & Swingin' Holiday Party at The Keswick Theatre on December 18th
by Michael Major - Dec 3, 2022
2022 is going out with a bang with new movies, series, and concerts to keep Broadway fans entertained all month long! From the new film adaptation of Matilda the Musical to Idina Menzel's new documentary on Disney+, December's streaming guide has something for everyone!
by Blair Ingenthron - Dec 3, 2022
Rubicon Theatre Company has released production photos for the fifth show of its 2022-2023 “Welcome Home” season, the 1978 Tony Award-winning musical celebration, AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’, featuring the music of Thomas “Fats” Waller, conceived by Murray Horwitz & Richard Maltby, Jr., musical direction by William Foster McDaniel, choreography by Dominique Kelley and directed by Wren T. Brown.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 2, 2022
Get ready for “A Very Postmodern Christmas”! The famed time-twisting musical collective, Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox, is heading back to The Ridgefield Playhouse for a vintage-style Christmas celebration! They'll take the stage on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 7:30pm.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 2, 2022
Nelson Aspen returns to Los Angeles for a pre-Oscars engagement of his new cabaret offering, Welcome Home, a celebration of his latest book, 'Your Home is Your Castle: Live Like an A-Lister in a Post Pandemic World.'
by Stephi Wild - Dec 2, 2022
The Original Broadway Cast Recording of A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical,  produced by Grammy Award winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Bob Gaudio, is available today on CD.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 2, 2022
See photos of The Buttcracker: A Nutcracker Burlesque, returning this holiday season with the sixth edition of Chicago’s favorite alternative holiday show, a twist on the original story and a live event not to be missed, directed by Miguel Long and choreographed by Dylan Kerr, now playing through December 31 at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. 
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 2, 2022
Get all the details on all of the exciting jazz programming at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater running December 6 through December 18.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2022
Berkshire Theatre Group has announced a portion of BTG’s 2023 Summer Season. The Early Summer 2023 Season will include contact, a four-time Tony Award-winning dance musical; What The Constitution Means To Me, a boundary-breaking play co-produced with WAM Theatre, and more.

Swing! Frequently Asked Questions

What Tony Awards has Swing! been nominated for?
Best Musical , Best Choreography for Lynne Taylor-CorbettBest Direction of a Musical for Lynne Taylor-Corbett and Best Orchestrations for Harold Wheeler.

What other awards has Swing! been nominated for?
Outstanding Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards), Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Lynne Taylor-Corbett, Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Everett Bradley, Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Ann Hampton Callaway, Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Lynne Taylor-CorbettOutstanding New Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Swing! and Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Harold Wheeler.

What other awards has Swing! won?
Outstanding Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards), Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Lynne Taylor-Corbett, Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Everett Bradley Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Ann Hampton Callaway and Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Lynne Taylor-Corbett Outstanding New Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Swing! Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Harold Wheeler.

What awards has Swing! been nominated for?
Outstanding Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards), Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Lynne Taylor-Corbett, Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Everett Bradley, Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Ann Hampton Callaway, Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Lynne Taylor-CorbettOutstanding New Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Swing! and Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Harold Wheeler.

What awards has Swing! won?
Outstanding Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards), Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Lynne Taylor-Corbett, Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Everett Bradley Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Ann Hampton Callaway and Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Lynne Taylor-Corbett Outstanding New Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Swing! Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Harold Wheeler.

What productions of Swing! have there been?
Swing! has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1999 and Broadway which opened in 1999.