The Blues are Running 1996

Opened: November 3, 1996
Closing: November 24, 1996

The Blues are Running - 1996 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

Get The Blues are Running Email Alerts

Be the first to get ticket offers, news, photos & more.

The DOWNTOWN URBAN ARTS FESTIVAL Announces 22nd Season Lineup
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2024

The Downtown Urban Arts Festival returns for its 22nd season from June 12-29 at Theatre Row.

Bernadette Peters & Lea Salonga Will Lead STEPHEN SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS in LA and on Broadway
by Joshua Wright - Apr 8, 2024

Center Theatre Group (CTG) announced today the North American premiere of Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends, starring Bernadette Peters (Gypsy, Annie Get Your Gun) and Lea Salonga (Miss Saigon, Here Lies Love), and directed by Sir Matthew Bourne (Swan Lake, My Fair Lady), playing at the Ahmanson Theatre from February 8—March 9, 2025. 

Meet the Cast of THE WIZ, Beginning Previews Tonight on Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2024

The Wiz is beginning previews on Broadway tonight, March 29, following its pre-Broadway national tour! Meet the cast of The Wiz here!

Everything Coming to Max in April
by Michael Major - Mar 22, 2024

Stream The Debut Of HBO Original Limited Series “The Sympathizer,” Max Original Unscripted Series “Conan O’Brien Must Go,” HBO Original Comedy Special “Alex Edelman: Just For Us,” HBO Original Documentary Series “The Jinx – Part Two” And “The Synanon Fix,” HBO Original Documentaries “Brandy Hellville & The Cult Of Fast Fashion” and more.

Cast Set For THE ODD COUPLE in Melbourne and Sydney
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2024

The full cast has been announced for Neil Simon’s Tony Award-winning comedy The Odd Couple, which plays at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre from May and Theatre Royal Sydney from June.

Carlos Santana Announces Fall 2024 Las Vegas Residency Dates
by Michael Major - Feb 6, 2024

As he wraps up another successful run at House of Blues inside Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino this past weekend, Carlos Santana is excited to set additional performances of An Intimate Evening with Santana: Greatest Hits Live: Presented by SiriusXM, scheduled to take place in September, October and November 2024.

Matthew Bourne's ROMEO AND JULIET to Have North American Premiere at The Ahmanson Theatre This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2024

Matthew Bourne's 'Romeo and Juliet' opens at the Ahmanson Theatre on January 31.

Shane Jacobson and Todd McKenney Will Lead Neil Simon's THE ODD COUPLE in Melbourne and Sydney
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2023

Shane Jacobson and Todd McKenney team up for Neil Simon's classic comedy, The Odd Couple. Don't miss this laugh-a-minute play at the Comedy Theatre Melbourne and Theatre Royal Sydney in 2024.

Caroline Aaron, Marilu Henner, Melanie Mayron & JoBeth Williams to Star in MADWOMEN OF THE WEST Off-Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2023

LDOS Media Lab, with Deco Rose Productions will present the New York premiere of Madwomen of the West, a new comedy by Sandra Tsing Loh. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!

Carlos Santana Announces 2024 Las Vegas Residency Dates
by Michael Major - Sep 19, 2023

As he wraps up another successful run at House of Blues inside Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino this past weekend, Carlos Santana is excited to set additional performances of An Intimate Evening with Santana: Greatest Hits Live: Presented by SiriusXM, scheduled to take place in January, February and May 2024.

PHILADELPHIA BOUND? Fall Presents Over 120 Festivals, Block Parties, Shows, Charity Events and More
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 3, 2023

Are you bound for the Philadelphia area this fall.  There’s so much to see and do that our readers will like to know about. 

Leslie Jordan, Olivia Newton-John, Carole Cook & More to be Honored in Memoriam at A SORDID CELEBRATION OF LIVES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 11, 2023

The Del Shores Foundation will present a one-night-only event to tell stories, show clips and share memories of the lives well-lived of SORDID LIVES cast members Carole Cook, Sarah Hunley, Leslie Jordan, Rue McClanahan and Olivia Newton-John.

THE LION KING, BEETLEJUICE & More Set for Popejoy Hall 2023-24 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2023

Popejoy Hall has announced its 2023-2024 Popejoy Presents series of performances. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets!

Scott Barrow, Kathleen Chalfant & More to Star in HERE THERE ARE BLUEBERRIES at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2023

Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced the cast and creative team for the upcoming production of Tectonic Theater Project's Here There Are Blueberries. 

James Monroe Iglehart-Directed SPELLING BEE And More Announced For TheatreWorks Silicon Valley 53rd Season
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 10, 2023

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley has announced its 53rd season to be presented October 2023 through June 2024.

AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' to Open Ebony Repertory Theatre 15th Anniversary Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2023

Ebony Repertory Theatre will present the Tony Award-winning musical AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ as its 15th Anniversary Season Opening Production. 

A Son Directs His Father In A PARTY IN THE CROSSROADS At Cotuit Center for the Arts This April
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 28, 2023

When Mwalim first performed 'A Party at the Crossroads' as a performance piece in 1996 at the Falmouth Public Library for Black History Month, with a subsequent production in Boston through New African Company, little did he know that the show would become a touring piece that took him around the country to theaters, venues and festivals.

The Temptations And The Four Tops To Perform As Part Of SERVPRO Of CHESTERFIELD AFTER HOURS 2023 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 20, 2023

The Temptations and The Four Tops will perform as part of the SERVPRO of Chesterfield After Hours 2023 Season at the River City Sportsplex in Midlothian, VA on Thursday, June 29, 2023. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 24, 2023 at 10:00 AM. A limited number of Early Bird General Admission tickets will be available for $21 until March 30th while supplies last. 

After 35 Seasons, Paul Pierce Passes The Torch At The Springer Opera House
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 26, 2023

On Tuesday night, the Springer's longtime producing artistic director, Paul Pierce, gathered his staff onstage in Emily Woodruff Hall for an historic announcement. 

Alison Fraser to Reprise Role in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Off-Broadway; Complete Cast Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2023

Ruth Stage has announced that two-time Tony Award nominee Alison Fraser (The Secret Garden) will reprise her role as ‘Big Mama’, as well as announcing the complete casting for their provocative and controversial modern staging of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

Joe Spano & More to Star in THE REALISTIC JONESES at Rubicon Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2023

Rubicon Theatre Company will present the Southern California premiere of THE REALISTIC JONESES, Wednesday, January 25 at 7:00 pm, with a press opening on Saturday, January 28 at 7:00 pm, running through Sunday, February 12.

The Skivvies to Celebrate New Holiday Album SLEIGH MY NAME at Chelsea Table + Stage
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.

FALL IN PHILLY �" So Many Events to Enjoy
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 9, 2022

Check out over 80 events that are happening in the Philadelphia area.  From food and fun to entertainment, there’s something for everyone!

THE ROYALE Kicks Off 18th Season At Capital Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2022

Capital Stage presents The Royale by Marco Ramirez. Directed by Anthony D'Juan. Running August 24 — September 25, 2022.

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts Announces Additional Special Events for 2022
by Marissa Tomeo - May 28, 2022

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts (BT McNicholl, Producing Artistic Director) announces that single tickets will go on sale today, Friday, May 27, 2022 at 11am PT for La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment’s previously announced 2022-2023 “Season of Shows” which include Sally Struthers starring as “Frau Blücher” in Mel Brooks’ YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, A FEW GOOD MEN, GREASE, THE KING AND I, and JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT.  Additionally, tickets are now on sale for all La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts newly-added “Special Events”-- including the triumphant hometown debut of country superstar GARY ALLAN,  the musically intoxicating DJANGO FESTIVAL ALLSTARS, plus the previously announced  THE POINTER SISTERS, “Dancing with the Stars” pros and finalists from “American Idol”  in DANCE TO THE MOVIES (featuring a special guest appearance by Academy Award nominee Lesley Ann Warren), the legendary FOUR TOPS, and the extraordinary AMY GRANT!

Other Productions of The Blues are Running

1996   Off-Broadway