The Madwoman of Central Park West 1979

Opened: June 13, 1979
Closing: unknown

The Madwoman of Central Park West - 1979 - Broadway History , Info & More

22 Steps
200 W. 48th St. New York, NY

A one-woman show about the life of a New York City show business wife and mother.

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Stage West Opens Season With ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
by Stephi Wild - Oct 6, 2023

How do you tell a real princess from a wannabe?  You’ll have a grand time finding out, as Stage West, in a co-production with Theatre TCU, presents the charming, classic fairytale musical Once Upon a Mattress, which begins a 3-week run on Thursday, October 19.  Learn more about the production here!

Citadel Theatre Announces Cast and Creative Team For Holiday Musical Production of SHE LOVES ME
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 29, 2023

Citadel Theatre Announces Cast and Creative Team For Holiday Musical Production of SHE LOVES ME, a romantic comedy set during the holiday rush season of a perfumery.

Broadway Theatres to Dim Lights for Phyllis Newman Friday, 9/27
by Julie Musbach - Sep 26, 2019

The Broadway community mourns the loss of beloved performer, lyricist and women's healthcare advocate Phyllis Newman, who passed away on September 15, 2019 at age 86. To commemorate her life and work, the Committee of Theatre Owners will dim the lights of the American Airlines, Broadhurst, Helen Hayes, Lunt-Fontanne, Lyric, New Amsterdam, Samuel J. Friedman, St. James, and Vivian Beaumont Theatres in New York for one minute on Friday, September 27 at exactly 7:45pm. 

Photo Flashback: Remembering Phyllis Newman
by Walter McBride - Sep 16, 2019

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, stage star Phyllis Newman passed away yesterday, September 15, at the age of 86. Newman got her start in show business at 4 years old imitating Carmen Miranda in theatres and clubs. Her portrayal of Martha Vail in the Jule Styne/Comden and Green musical Subways Are For Sleeping - costumed only in a bath towel - earned her a Tony Award. Her other Broadway credits include Bells Are Ringing, The Apple Tree, On the Town, The Prisoner of Second Avenue, Awake and Sing, Wish You Were Here, First Impressions, and her one-woman musical The Madwoman of Central Park West, which she co-authored with Arthur Laurents. She garnered a Tony Award nomination for her highly-acclaimed performance in Neil Simon's Broadway Bound.

Neil Simon Theatre Will Dim Lights for Martin Charnin
by Julie Musbach - Jul 11, 2019

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Writer, Composer, Lyricist, Director, and Performer Martin Charnin, who passed away on July 6, 2019 at age 84. To commemorate his life and work, the Committee of Theatre Owners will dim the lights of the Neil Simon Theatre in New York, where his legendary musical Annie first opened, for one minute on Friday, July 12 at exactly 7:45pm.

FLASH SPECIAL: A Helluva Guy! An Adolph Green Centennial Celebration - ON THE TOWN, PETER PAN, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, Etc.
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 6, 2014

Today we turn our attention to a Golden Age master who was celebrated earlier this week via PETER PAN LIVE! and rightly so given this is now his centennial year, Adolph Green.

Paley Center Celebrates Mary Rodgers with ONCE UPON A MATTRESS and FEATHERTOP Screenings Today
by Movies News Desk - Jul 19, 2014

Paley Presents will host 'A Celebration of Mary Rodgers' today, July 19, 2014, beginning at 2 pm in New York City.

Paley Center to Celebrate Mary Rodgers with ONCE UPON A MATTRESS and FEATHERTOP Screenings, 7/19
by Movies News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

Paley Presents will host 'A Celebration of Mary Rodgers' on Saturday, July 19, 2014, beginning at 2 pm in New York City.

Jerry Herman, Virginia's Signature Theatre, Shirley Herz and Phyllis Newman Honored at the Tony Awards Telecast 6/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2009

The Tony Administration Committee revealed the names of a quartet of honorees who are to be recognized in the four non-competitive Tony categories. Composer/lyricist Jerry Herman, Virginia's Signature Theatre, and longtime press agent Shirley Herz will be honored at the 63rd annual Tony Awards ceremony on June 7. Actress/writer Phyllis Newman will receive the newest Tony Award for her volunteer work as an advocate for women's health.

Jerry Herman, Virginia's Signature Theatre, Shirley Herz and Phyllis Newman Set for Honors at Tony Awards Telecast 6/7
by Eddie Varley - May 4, 2009

On Monday, May 5, the Tony Administration Committee revealed the names of a quartet of honorees who are to be recognized in the four non-competitive Tony categories. Composer/lyricist Jerry Herman, Virginia's Signature Theatre, and longtime press agent Shirley Herz will be honored at the 63rd annual Tony Awards ceremony on June 7. Actress/writer Phyllis Newman will receive the newest Tony Award for her volunteer work as an advocate for women's health.

Deborah Rush Added to Starry BLITHE SPIRIT Cast
by Robert Diamond - Dec 10, 2008

The producers of the upcoming Broadway revival of Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit are pleased to welcome Tony-nominated actress Deborah Rush in the role of Mrs. Bradman, reuniting her with her Noises Off! director, two-time Tony Award winner Michael Blakemore.

The Madwoman of Central Park West FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Up, Up, Up
My Mother Was a Fortune Teller
Cheerleader
Puffy Daddy Blues
No One's Toy
I Say a Little Prayer for You
Try a Little Tenderness
You're Having My Baby
Better
Don't Wish
Copacabana
My New Friends
List Song
Tiny Feet
The Latin Quarter
The Lady with the Tutti-Frutti Hat
When I Love, I Love
You and I Are Changing Too
Come in from the Rain
It's Not Easy Bein' Green
What Makes Me Love Him?
Don't Laugh
I Enjoy Being a Girl
The Girl That I Marry
How Lovely to Be a Woman
Happy to Keep His Dinner Warm
Everybody Ought to Have a Maid
There Is Nothin' Like a Dame
A Hymn to Him
My Lord and Master
You Are Woman
A Woman Is a Sometime Thing
Some People
Married I Can Always Get
In Praise of Women
Wait Till You See Her
Just One of Those Things
A Weekend in Havana
Mama, Eu Quero
Homework
Thank Heaven for Little Girls
Dance: Ten; Looks: Three
When I Marry Mister Snow
I Yi, Yi, Yi, Yi (I Like You Very Much)
The Madwoman of Central Park West has had 3 productions including Off-Off-Broadway which opened in 1978, Broadway which opened in 1979 and Broadway which opened in 1979.

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