Swinging on a Star

Opened: October 22, 1995
Closing: January 13, 1996

Swinging on a Star - 1995 - Broadway History , Info & More

Music Box Theatre (Broadway)
239 West 45th St. New York, NY

The Johnny Burke Musical

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Darren Day, Hannah-Jane Fox & More Complete the Cast of CLOSE UP - THE TWIGGY MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 14, 2023

Discover the latest additions to the cast of THE TWIGGY MUSICAL, including Darren Day and Hannah-Jane Fox. Find out when and where this highly anticipated production will be held, and secure your tickets to experience this sensational musical firsthand. Don't miss out - book your seats now!

Irvine Barclay Theatre Reveals Upcoming Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 1, 2023

Irvine Barclay Theatre has announced more shows for its 2023-24 season. One of the most popular performing arts venues in Orange County, Irvine Barclay Theatre presents renowned artists in a wide range of genres, from jazz, classical, country, Motown, and global music, to comedy, dance, theater, captivating speakers, and more.

Elena Skye to Star as Twiggy in CLOSE UP �" THE TWIGGY MUSICAL World Premiere
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 3, 2023

Elena Skye will play Twiggy in the world première of Close Up – The Twiggy Musical at The Menier Chocolate Factory.

George Abud and Katrina Lenk to Present Encore Performance of SWUNG at Birdland Theater in March
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2023

BIRDLAND THEATER will present George Abud and Katrina Lenk – who starred together in the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical The Band’s Visit – in “Abud & Lenk: Swung” on Monday, March 6 at 7:00 PM.

Melissa Errico to Perform Nine-Show Valentine's Engagement at Birdland
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2023

BIRDLAND THEATER will present Melissa Errico for a special Valentine’s week engagement of “A Noir Romance” with nine shows from Friday, February 10 through Tuesday, February 14. Performances are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM, Monday at 8:30 PM, and Tuesday at 5:30 PM and 8:30 PM.

Nicolas King to Perform at Birdland Theater in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2023

BIRDLAND THEATER will present Nicolas King – the celebrated pop and jazz vocalist on Thursday, February 9 at 8:30 PM.

Julie Benko, Amanda Green & More to Perform at Birdland in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 26, 2023

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are open this February with a full slate of nightly performances! See Julie Benko, Amanda Green, and many more.

Rickie Lee Jones to Present PIECES OF TREASURE in Six-Show Engagement at Birdland
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 23, 2023

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present an exclusive six-show engagement from Rickie Lee Jones to preview her upcoming album Pieces of Treasure from Thursday, April 6 to Saturday, April 8 with shows at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM.

Julie Benko to Return to Birdland Jazz Club in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2023

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present the return of Julie Benko – direct from Broadway’s smash hit revival of Funny Girl – with her band “Euphonic Gumbo” on Monday, February 6 at 7:00 PM.

Dave Stryker Organ Trio, Kurt Elling And More Coming Up At Birdland, December 6 - December 18
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.

Kurt Elling and Danilo Perez, Paloma, Frank Perowsky Orchestra, And More Coming Up At Birdland
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 25, 2022

Get details for all the jazz programming at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater running November 29 through December 11. 

Victoria Shaw, Jim Brickman & Peter Cincotti to Present THREE FRIENDS, ONE PIANO at Birdland in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2022

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present a special musical evening with three great musical talents Victoria Shaw, Jim Brickman, and Peter Cincotti, in “Three Friends, One Piano” on Monday, October 10 at 7:00 PM.

The Django to Welcome Today's Premier Swing Band, 15+ Vocalists, and Hot Latin Tuesday Nights This Summer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2022

THE DJANGO will bring another month of stellar jazz by some of the field’s heroes alongside young, emerging artists.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Announces March and April 2022 Lineup at Dizzy's Club
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2022


The Django Announces March Line-Up: Celebrating Women's History Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2022

THE DJANGO, downtown Manhattan’s premier jazz club, is commemorating Women’s History Month by hosting more than 20 leading female jazz artists on its stage during March.

A SWINGING BIRDLAND CHRISTMAS Will Play Twelfth Year at Birdland Starring Blackhurst, Caruso, and Stritch
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 21, 2021

Billy, Klea and Jim are back for a twelfth year with their smash-hit holiday show... and lots of Christmas lights.

Student Blog: Zodiac Signs of Tony-Nominated Musicals
by Student Blogger: Madison Moore - Mar 22, 2021

The criteria are that these shows have been nominated for Best Musical from the 3rd Tony Awards (the ceremony that started the Best Musical category) in 1949 to the nominations of what will now be the 74th Tony Awards in 2021. I will be determining their signs based upon their Broadway premiere date. With those rules in mind, here we go!

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, December 18 with Lillias White, Norm Lewis and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 18, 2020

Today (December 18) in live streaming: A Swinging Birdland Christmas, and so much more!

by Stephi Wild - Nov 20, 2020

GRAMMY Award-winning pianist and NEA Jazz Master Ramsey Lewis presents an exclusive concert experience Saturday November 28 at 1PM CT - Sound Of Christmas. For this performance Ramsey revisits his classic Holiday record Sound Of Christmas.

Brittney Mack, Kathy Fitzgerald, Sam Primack and More Join The Phoenix Theatre Company's AN EVENING WITH FRIENDS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2020

The Phoenix Theatre Company will host a virtual concert An Evening with Friends Monday, May 11 at 6:00pm PST. Celebrity guests include The Phoenix Theatre Company alumni Nick Cartell, Kathy Fitzgerald, James Gish, Brittney Mack and Sam Primack. Proceeds will support The Phoenix Theatre Company's COVID-19 Relief Fund.

Birdland Has Released its Schedule for March 2 - March 15
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 21, 2020

Artists appearing at Birdland Jazz Club include John Pizzarelli (The Swing 7 and Quartet), Steve Ross, Erena Terakubo and Nana Quintet, Leanne Borghesi & Marta Sanders, Constantine Maroulis, Michelle Lordi and David Berger Orchestra.

Feinstein's At The Nikko Announces Lineup For Spring 2020
by Stephi Wild - Feb 14, 2020

Today, Feinstein's at the Nikko announced an exciting lineup of national and local artists who will take the stage at San Francisco's premier intimate nightclub this spring. Additional artists will be announced at a later date. Tickets for all shows are on-sale now by visiting www.feinsteinssf.com or calling 866-663-1063. Ticket prices are subject to change without notice.

Brandon Victor Dixon, Ali Stroker, Joe Iconis, Betty Buckley, and More Are Coming to Lincoln Center This February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 16, 2020

This February, Lincoln Center will present a plethora of music, dance, theater, and panel events across the campus and beyond. David Rubenstein Atrium continues to offer free programming, consisting of diverse live performances, and panel conversations. The 2019-20 season of LC Kids (October 5a?"June 7, 2020) is in full swing with free and ticketed events developed for toddlers, children, and teenagers stepping into young adulthood. The ongoing Great Performers series (October 29a?"May 16, 2020) brings an array of beloved musicians and up-and-coming artists to the Lincoln Center stage. American Songbook (January 22a?" February 29) concludes its latest season with artists performing Broadway, folk, classical, and more. 

Giants of Jazz 22 Honors Life and Music of Harold Mabern
by Julie Musbach - Oct 14, 2019

Jazz all-stars salute one of their own a?" the late piano legend and influential music educator Harold Mabern a?" in Giants of Jazz 22 Honoring Harold Mabern, a concert celebration of his life and craft on Saturday, November 16 at 8 p.m.

HAPPY DAYS Star Donny Most To Headline ART At The St. Jacobs Country Playhouse
by Julie Musbach - Aug 28, 2019

Popular television actor Donny Most, best known for his role as jokester Ralph Malph on the classic sitcom Happy Days, will play Serge in Drayton Entertainment's upcoming production of the hit play 'ART'. The production will run at the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse from October 2 to October 20.


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Swinging on a Star has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1995 and Broadway which opened in 1995.
Swinging on a Star has been nominated for several awards. It was nominated for Best Broadway Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards. Additionally, Kathleen Marshall received a nomination for Outstanding Choreography at the Drama Desk Awards.



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