The Me Nobody Knows 1970

Opened: December 18, 1970
Closing: November 14, 1971

The Me Nobody Knows - 1970 - Broadway History , Info & More

Hayes Theatre (Broadway)
240 West 44th St. New York, NY

Based on a 1969 book edited by Stephen M. Joseph

The collection of songs inspired by the stories of underprivileged New York kids.

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Exclusive: Hasna Muhammad, Daughter of Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, Reflects on the Women of PURLIE VICTORIOUS
by Team BWW - Feb 2, 2024

As Purlie Victorious enters its final weekend on Broadway, BroadwayWorld is very excited to share an exclusive essay written by Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee's daughter, Hasna Muhammad, who played a key role in getting this landmark play back on Broadway. 

Review: LOST IN A DREAM: THE LIFE AND SONGS OF CHET BAKER - ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2023 at Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide Festival Centre
by Barry Lenny - Jun 23, 2023

Chet Baker was, and still remains, a very popular musician.

David Merrick's Big Announcement: The Infamous Opening Night of 42ND STREET
by AJ Hunsucker - Apr 8, 2023

Have you ever wondered what was the most dramatic night in Broadway history? Well, boy, do I have a story for you! The year: 1980. The show: 42nd Street. I sat down with the show’s lead, the iconic and peerless Lee Roy Reams to get the true story straight from someone who was actually there that momentous evening.

Atlanta's LGBTQ Film Festival OUT ON FILM Announces Lineup
by Michael Major - Sep 7, 2022

The Oscar qualifying film festival, which was included on MovieMaker Magazine’s “50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee” list, once again offers a diverse selection of films from highly anticipated studio efforts to independent films, and international to local Georgia and Atlanta productions as part of its carefully curated hybrid presentation.

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!

BWW Exclusive: Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4- Spotlight on The Fallen Five
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Mar 10, 2021

Just yesterday, Dress Circle Publishing released THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4, the latest in a series by acclaimed historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper. Can't wait to get your hands on it? While you're waiting for your copy, let BroadwayWorld hold you over with a special sneak peek from a chapter all about the Fallen Five.

Celebrating Women's History Month: Women in Theatre Through the Decades: 1960s-1970s
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 8, 2021

With Women in Theatre Through the Decades, we will be highlighting the vital role that women have played in theatre history, showcasing those who paved the way and who continue to make history today. This week, we are highlighting the accomplishments of women in theatre throughout the 1960s and the 1970s!

CAMÍNA Shares Operatic Latin Trip-Hop Political Anthem 'Se Puede'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 25, 2020

Dallas-based artist, CAMÍNA, shares new single, 'Se Puede,' today.

BWW Exclusive: In Honor of Gay Pride - THE 101 GREATEST LGBTQ SONGS/ANTHEMS OF ALL TIME - from Judy Garland to Lady Gaga, from Gloria Gaynor to Frank Ocean
by Peter Nason - Jun 24, 2020

Happy Gay Pride! BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest LGBTQ songs and anthems from 1920-2020. See if your favorite songs or artists made the grade!

BWW Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST PROTEST SONGS OF ALL TIME - with Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, John Lennon, Kendrick Lamar & More
by Peter Nason - Jun 18, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest protest songs from 1939-2020. See if your favorite songs or artists made the list!

VIDEO: New Video Released of the Song 'Black' From THE ME NOBODY KNOWS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2020

The song “Black”, from the beloved Obie and Drama Desk-winning, Tony-nominated musical The Me Nobody Knows has been made into a video in honor of those who are uniting to raise a voice to injustice.

BWW Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST MOVIE SCENES of All Time - from CITIZEN KANE to PINK FLAMINGOS, from THE SOUND OF MUSIC to PARASITE
by Peter Nason - May 26, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest scenes in cinema from 1901 to 2020. See if your favorite movie moments made the list!

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest Television Episodes of All Time - from I LOVE LUCY to BETTER CALL SAUL
by Peter Nason - Apr 22, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best TV episodes from the 1950's to 2020; see if your favorites made the list!

BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST ALBUMS of the Rock and Rap Era (1950-2020)
by Peter Nason - Apr 16, 2020

The Beatles! Rihanna! Michael Jackson! Johnny Cash! Kanye West! The Rolling Stones! Aretha Franklin! Bob Dylan! Miles Davis! Nirvana! BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest albums from the rock and rap era (1950-2020); see if your favorites made the grade!

BWW Exclusive: ALL EYES ON: Bob Avian- Richard Jay-Alexander Talks to the 'Dancing Man' About His Decades in the Biz
by Robert Diamond - Apr 10, 2020

Bob has a new book just released, titled DANCING MAN: A Broadway Choreographer's Journey, written with Tom Santopietro, no lightweight himself, a member of our industry and a longtime friend. And, as you'll learn, Peter Pileski, Avian's husband and partner for 35 years, right there, with guidance, support and plenty of suggestions.

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by Peter Nason - Apr 7, 2020

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BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time
by Peter Nason - Mar 30, 2020

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The 101 Greatest Showtunes from 1920-2020
by Peter Nason - Mar 19, 2020

How do we make a list of the 101 greatest show tunes from the past 100 years? Well, we did the near-impossible task.  Check out our full list here! 

Tickets on Sale fore 15th Anniversary Season at Palace Theater July 15
by Julie Musbach - Jun 18, 2019

The Palace Theater is observing its 15th performance season this year since re-opening in 2004 and the programming reflects this milestone worthy of celebration.

Photo Flash: In Concert with THE ME NOBODY KNOWS at 54 Below
by Julie Musbach - Oct 24, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presented a first-time ever NYC concert event featuring the songs of The Me Nobody Knows!

Lorna Luft, Peter LaPrade, Ann Hampton Callaway, And More Come to Feinstein's/54 Below This Week
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 19, 2018

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.

Laura Osnes & Tony Yazbeck, Kate Baldwin, and More to Take the Stage at Feinstein's/54 Below in October
by Julie Musbach - Sep 28, 2018

Next month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

THE ME NOBODY KNOWS At 54 Below to Feature Ashley De La Rosa, Daniel Yearwood, and More
by Julie Musbach - Sep 6, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents a first-time ever NYC concert event featuring the songs of The Me Nobody Knows!

September Shows Announced At City Winery Chicago
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 27, 2018

The following acts are performing at City Winery Chicago (1200 W. Randolph St) throughout the month. All City Winery Chicago events are open to all ages and start at 8:00 p.m., unless noted.  Tickets can be purchased by calling 312-733-WINE (9463) or by visiting www.citywinery.com/chicago.

THE ME NOBODY KNOWS In Concert Comes to Feinstein's 54Below
by Julie Musbach - Jun 25, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents a first-time ever NYC concert event featuring the songs of The Me Nobody Knows!

The Me Nobody Knows FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Dream Babies
Light Sings
This World
Numbers
What Happens to Life
Take Hold the Crutch
Flying Milk and Runaway Plates
I Love What the Girls Have
How I Feel
If I Had a Million Dollars
Fugue for Four Girls
Rejoice
Sounds
The Tree
Robert, Alvin, Wendell and Jo Jo
Jail-Life Walk
Something Beautiful
Black
The Horse
Let Me Come In
War Babies
The Me Nobody Knows
The Me Nobody Knows has had 6 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1970, Off-Broadway which opened in 1970, Broadway which opened in 1970, Broadway which opened in 1970, London Fringe which opened in 1973 and New York which opened in 2005.
The Me Nobody Knows has been nominated for several Tony Awards. These include Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical for Herb Schapiro, Best Book of a Musical for Robert H. Livingston, Best Direction of a Musical for Robert H. Livingston, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Will Holt, and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Gary William Friedman.
The Me Nobody Knows has been nominated for a Special Citation at The Hewes Awards for Clark Dunham.
The Me Nobody Knows has won a Special Citation for Clark Dunham at The Hewes Awards.

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