The Boys from Syracuse 1938

Ages: 4+
Opened: November 23, 1938

The Boys from Syracuse - 1938 - Broadway History , Info & More

Alvin Theatre
250 W. 52nd St. New York, NY

Based on the play "The Comedy of Errors" by William Shakespeare

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COMEDY OF ERRORS to be presented by Shakespeare in the Parking Lot in July
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 26, 2023

The Drilling Company will present a two-week run of 'The Comedy of Errors,' directed by Hamilton Clancy, for the 28th season of Shakespeare in the Parking Lot.

Lesli Margherita, Simon Pearl & More Join YOUR OWN THING Benefit Performance at Red Bull Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2022

RED BULL THEATER has announced that Lesli Margherita, Simon Pearl, Michael Pilato, and Vaden Thurgood have been added to the cast of their one-night-only benefit performance of the hit 1968 rock musical Your Own Thing.

Ashley Blanchet, Graham Rowat, Analise Scarpaci, Gavin Lee & More to Star in THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2022

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for The Sound of Music, directed by Mark S. Hoebee. The production will feature Ashley Blanchet (Paper Mill’s Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Broadway’s Waitress) as Maria Rainer, and Graham Rowat (Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen, Sunset Boulevard) as Captain Georg von Trapp.

Linedy Genao & Brandon Espinoza to Star in ON YOUR FEET! at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2022

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan, the first production of Paper Mill’s 2022-2023 season. The production will feature Linedy Genao (On Your Feet! on Broadway) as Gloria, and Brandon Espinoza (Broadway’s SpongeBob SquarePants) as Emilio.

A JUNETEENTH CONCERT CELEBRATION & More This Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022

This week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Klea Blackhurst Joins THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022

Klea Blackhurst, star of cabaret, nightclubs, and musical theater, has joined the cast of THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE In Concert, to be presented for one night only at Feinstein’s/54 Below (254 West 54th Street) on Thursday, June 19 at 9:30 pm.

THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE Concert to be Presented at Feintein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022

FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present the Rodgers & Hart classic musical comedy “THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE” In Concert on Thursday, June 16th at 9:30 pm at Feinstein’s/54 Below (254 West 54th Street).  

The Drinkwaters Brothers to Play THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE IN CONCERT at Feinstein's/54 Below December 29th
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 7, 2021

A Broadway classic gets the concert treatment, led by some very classy fellas.

Casting Announced For THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2021

The leading male roles of the identical twin Antipholus brothers will be played by real-life identical twins John and Matthew Drinkwater, the young musical duo who have become stars of the internet and have performed at major New York venues including Birdland, Feinstein's/54 Below, The Green Room 42, The Town Hall, and Don't Tell Mama.

TOP 10: Lo mejor de Richard Rodgers
by Nuria Pedret - Jun 28, 2021

Con motivo del aniversario del compositor americano, que es uno de los únicos EGOT, queremos hacer un repaso de sus obras más conocidas.

Casting Announced For CABARET At San Francisco Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - May 15, 2019

San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for Cabaret, the Tony Award-winning musical that will close the company's 2018/19 Season. Susi Damilano will direct, with music direction by Dave Dobrusky and choreography by Nicole Helfer.

El Teatro Real de Madrid ofrece el monográfico TRES MUSICALES SHAKESPEREANOS
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Jan 16, 2019

El proximo mes de marzo el Teatro Real de Madrid ofrece TRES MUSICALES SHAKESPIRIANOS, un monografico que explora la influencia de la obra del famoso dramaturgo britanico en el teatro musical moderno.

Theater Of Others To Stage Shakespeare's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Theater of Others is producing their twelfth show, William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, October 5-21. Lijesh Krishnan directs a cast of 13, with costumes by Lisa Claybaugh, at the Theater of Others' home, the Kelly Cullen Community Auditorium, 220 Golden Gate Avenue (between Leavenworth and Hyde) in San Francisco. The Comedy of Errors runs Thursdays through Sundays, October 5-21. As with all Theater of Others' productions, admission is Pay-What-You-Will. The Civic Center BART Station is three blocks from the theater.

Stage Directors & Choreographers Foundation Announces Annual Gala
by Julie Musbach - Sep 19, 2018

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the independent, not-for-profit affiliate of SDC, Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, today announced unique plans for its 2019 award evening, which will feature original choreographic pieces resulting from a special commissioning program, with the application period now open. SDCF also announced that Victoria Traube would receive a special 'Mr. Abbott' Award at the event, to be held March 25 at the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF).

Theater Of Others To Stage Shakespeare's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
by Stephi Wild - Sep 17, 2018

Theater of Others is producing their twelfth show, William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, October 5-21. Lijesh Krishnan directs a cast of 13, with costumes by Lisa Claybaugh, at the Theater of Others' home, the Kelly Cullen Community Auditorium, 220 Golden Gate Avenue (between Leavenworth and Hyde) in San Francisco. The Comedy of Errors runs Thursdays through Sundays, October 5-21. As with all Theater of Others' productions, admission is Pay-What-You-Will. The Civic Center BART Station is three blocks from the theater.

Photo Flash: Foothill Music Theatre Presents THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 20, 2018

Los Altos Hills will be alive with The Sound of Music this summer, when multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre presents the Tony, Grammy, and Academy Award-winning musical. This beloved musical, set in Austria in 1938, follows novice Maria Rainer who becomes the governess for the von Trapp family, capturing the hearts of the seven children and their father, a widowed naval captain. As the Nazis occupy Austria, the family is forced make decisions which forever change their lives, fleeing their home in pursuit of freedom. Director Milissa Carey, music director William Liberatore, and choreographers Brett and C.J. Blankenship breathe new life into this classic tale of hope, love, and family. The Sound of Music will play July 19- August 5, 2018(press opening: July 20) at the Smithwick Theatre, I-280 & El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Tickets ($12 - $32) and information can be found at www.foothill.edu/theatre or by phone at (650) 949-7360.    

The (Los Altos) Hills are Alive with THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by Julie Musbach - Jun 1, 2018

Los Altos Hills will be alive with The Sound of Music this summer, when multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre presents the Tony, Grammy, and Academy Award-winning musical. This beloved musical, set in Austria in 1938, follows novice Maria Rainer who becomes the governess for the von Trapp family, capturing the hearts of the seven children and their father, a widowed naval captain. As the Nazis occupy Austria, the family is forced make decisions which forever change their lives, fleeing their home in pursuit of freedom.

THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE Begins Performances Tomorrow Off-Broadway
by Julie Musbach - Feb 12, 2018

Musicals Tonight!'s 20th Anniversary Spring Season opener of Rodgers and Hart's The Boys From Syracuse, begins performances Tuesday, February 13th at The Lion Theatre on Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street).  The comedy farce about mistaken identity, as adapted by George Abbott, will play a limited engagement through February 25th.  The Boys From Syracuse is directed and choreographed by Jonathan Cerullo who has given the musical a  fresh new take with men cast in almost all of the female roles for the very first time.  Tickets are $45 and can be purchased through www.telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200.

Musicals Tonight Announces Cast of THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 23, 2018

Casting has been announced for Musicals Tonight!'s 20th Spring Season opener of Rodgers and Hart's The Boys From Syracuse, the comedy farce about mistaken identity, as adapted by George Abbott.

Musical Theatre West's Reiner Stage Reading Series Presents THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 27, 2016

Musical Theatre West's (MTW) Reiner Staged Reading Series presents the Rodgers & Hart's classic The Boys from Syracuse Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 7:00pm at its new home, the Beverly O'Neill Theater, located at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center.  Tickets are now on Tickets are now on sale online at www.musical.org, by visiting the MTW West Ticket Office, or by calling (562) 856-1999, ext. 4.  Advance general admission tickets for each performance are $27 (or $32 on the day of the performance).  You can also purchase a subscription for the final two 2016 Reiner Staged Reading performances (She Loves Me will be performed Saturday, December 3, 7pm) for $50.  Seating is general admission, with season subscribers receiving early access to the theatre via a special subscriber door.

Berkshire Theatre Group's Off-Broadway Transfer of FIORELLO! Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

BTG's exciting revival is the first ever full-scale New York City and Off-Broadway revival of the hit musical. Previews of Fiorello! will began Sunday, September 4, at East 13th Street Theater (136 East 13th Street, between 3rd and 4th Avenues), with opening night being held tonihgt, September 9, 2016.

Boston Landmarks Orchestra and CSC Present THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE Free Concert, Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Boston Landmarks Orchestra closes their 2016 Free Today Concerts at the DCR Memorial Hatch Shell on August 31 (7 pm)* with another extraordinary collaboration with Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC).  A concert performance  -  with music and dance - of The Boys from Syracuse, with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Lorenz Hart, and a new adaptation of the George Abbott book by Larry ( and Jennifer Hart with consultation by 3-time Tony Award librettist (Annie, co-librettist of The Producers and Hairspray) Tom Meehan.  The concert is free and open to the public. *If it is raining on August 31, the concert will be postponed to September 1 at the Hatch Shell. If it is also raining September 1st, the concert will be moved to Symphony Hall on the 1st. For more information visit landmarksorchestra.org.

Full Company Set for BTG's Off-Broadway Transfer of FIORELLO!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Today, BTG is thrilled to announce the complete and final casting of this exciting revival - the first ever full-scale New York City and Off-Broadway revival of the hit musical!

Boston Landmarks Orchestra and CSC Present Rodgers and Hart's THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 17, 2016

Boston Landmarks Orchestra closes their 2016 Free Wednesday Concerts at the DCR Memorial Hatch Shell on August 31 (7 pm)* with another extraordinary collaboration with Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC).  A concert performance  -  with music and dance - of The Boys from Syracuse, with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Lorenz Hart, and a new adaptation of the George Abbott book by Larry ( and Jennifer Hart with consultation by 3-time Tony Award librettist (Annie, co-librettist of The Producers and Hairspray) Tom Meehan.  The concert is free and open to the public. *If it is raining on August 31, the concert will be postponed to September 1 at the Hatch Shell. If it is also raining September 1st, the concert will be moved to Symphony Hall on the 1st. For more information visit landmarksorchestra.org.

Boston Landmarks Orchestra and CSC Present THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE Free Concert, 8/31
by Christina Mancuso - Aug 17, 2016

Boston Landmarks Orchestra closes their 2016 Free Wednesday Concerts at the DCR Memorial Hatch Shell on August 31 (7 pm)* with another extraordinary collaboration with Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC).  A concert performance  -  with music and dance - of The Boys from Syracuse, with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Lorenz Hart, and a new adaptation of the George Abbott book by Larry ( and Jennifer Hart with consultation by 3-time Tony Award librettist (Annie, co-librettist of The Producers and Hairspray) Tom Meehan.  The concert is free and open to the public. *If it is raining on August 31, the concert will be postponed to September 1 at the Hatch Shell. If it is also raining September 1st, the concert will be moved to Symphony Hall on the 1st. For more information visit landmarksorchestra.org.

The Boys from Syracuse FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

I Had Twins
Dear Old Syracuse
What Can You Do with a Man?
Falling in Love with Love
The Shortest Day of the Year
This Can't Be Love
Let Antipholus In
Ladies of the Evening
He and She
You Have Cast Your Shadow on the Sea
Come with Me
Big Brother
Ballet
Sing for Your Supper
Oh, Diogenes
Cinderella
The Greeks Have No Word for It
Who Are You?
Ladies' Choice Ballet
The Boys from Syracuse has had 13 productions including Broadway which opened in 1938, Broadway which opened in 1938, Off-Broadway which opened in 1963, Off-Broadway which opened in 1963, West End which opened in 1963, Regional (US) which opened in 1970, College/University (US) which opened in 1982, Regional (US) which opened in 1984, Canada which opened in 1986, Off-Broadway which opened in 1997, Broadway which opened in 2002, Broadway which opened in 2002 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2018.

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