The Night They Raided Minsky's

Inspired by the film by William Friedkin

An Amish girl causes a sensation when she inadvertently invents the striptease at the famous burlesque palace.

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016
Broadway In Chicago has announced that individual tickets for the U.S. National Tour of ANNIE go on sale to the public Friday, September 9.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015
Encompass New Opera Theatre (Nancy Rhodes, Artistic Director) and Gala Honorary Chairs Sheldon Harnick, Charles Strouse, and Maury Yeston will honor legendary Broadway performer BARBARA COOK - on the exact day of her 88th Birthday - and lyricist LEE ADAMS (Bye Bye Birdie, Golden Boy, Applause)  with a star-studded musical salute on Sunday, October 25.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2009
The New School presents the acclaimed composer, lyricist, and arranger Charles Strouse in conversation with New School President Bob Kerrey and Robert LuPone, director of The New School for Drama, on Wednesday, October 28, 2009. Strouse's first Broadway musical, Bye Bye Birdie (written with longtime collaborator Lee Adams), has returned to Broadway this fall and is currently in previews.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2013
Today, Camp Broadway has announced its roster of guest artists visiting its three-day musical theater dance intensive geared towards dancers ages 14-18, occurring over the Columbus Day weekend, October 12-14, 2013.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2009
The New School presents the acclaimed composer, lyricist, and arranger Charles Strouse in conversation with New School President Bob Kerrey and Robert LuPone, director of The New School for Drama, on Wednesday, October 28, 2009. Strouse's first Broadway musical, Bye Bye Birdie (written with longtime collaborator Lee Adams), has returned to Broadway this fall and is currently in previews.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015
Malcolm Gets (Tony Award nominee for Amour) and Ted Keegan (Star of Broadway's Phantom of the Opera) have joined the lineup for the Encompass New Opera Theatre (Nancy Rhodes, Artistic Director) gala to honor legendary Broadway performer BARBARA COOK and lyricist LEE ADAMS (Bye Bye Birdie, Golden Boy, Applause) with a star-studded musical salute on Sunday, October 25.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2011
MARTIN, a new musical by legendary composer/lyricist Charles Strouse and bookwriter Leslie Lee, will be presented Off-Broadway by the Negro Ensemble Company, with performances beginning this Wednesday, October 19th. The limited engagement is set to run through October 30th at the Kraine Theater, 85 East 4th Street (between Second & Third Ave.) Under the direction of Jeffrey B. Moss and choreographed by Barbara Siman, the cast of MARTIN features Gilbert Glenn Brown, Dameka Hayes, Heather Massie, Kyle Minshew, Tony Perry, Raena White, and Curtis Wiley. The Musical Director is Skip Brevis.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2013
Today, Camp Broadway has announced its roster of guest artists visiting its three-day musical theater dance intensive geared towards dancers ages 14-18, occurring over the Columbus Day weekend, today, October 12-14, 2013.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016
Broadway In Chicago has announced that individual tickets for the U.S. National Tour of ANNIE go on sale to the public Friday, September 9.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015
Encompass New Opera Theatre held a gala to honor legendary Broadway performer BARBARA COOK and lyricist LEE ADAMS (Bye Bye Birdie, Golden Boy, Applause) with a star-studded musical salute on Sunday, October 25. BroadwayWorld has photos from the evening below!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2009
Songwriters Charles Strouse, Alan Menken and Hal David will be among those featured in the December 8th benefit concert, SONGS OF OUR LIVES: PERFORMED BY THE SONGWRITERS WHO WROTE THEM. The concert will take place at The Little Flower Theater at LaGuardia H.S. on December 8th at 7:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2012
The world premiere of two-time Oscar nominated show business legend Arnold Schulman's humorous and romantic SLEEPING UGLY - an adult fairytale about love and lust, longing and belonging, sex and sensibility, parents and pediatrics, and the passion and pain of living with a werewolf officially opens tonight, May 5, and plays weekends at Santa Monica Playhouse through June 17, 2012.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2009
After a 48 year absence, Bye Bye Birdie will return to Broadway this fall presented by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) in a production starring John Stamos (Albert Peterson), Gina Gershon (Rose Alvarez), Bill Irwin (Mr. Harry MacAfee) and Jayne Houdyshell (Mrs. Mae Peterson). Directed & choreographed by Robert Longbottom, Bye Bye Birdie has a book by Michael Stewart, lyrics by Lee Adams and music by Charles Strouse. Roundabout is proud to welcome back three artists who have previously worked at the theatrical institution: John Stamos, Gina Gershon and Bill Irwin.
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2009
After a 48 year absence, Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) will present the first new Broadway production of Bye Bye Birdie as the inaugural production of the new Henry Miller's Theatre (124 West 43rd Street) beginning Thursday, September 10th, 2009 with an official opening on Thursday, October 15th, 2009. This will be a limited engagement through January 10th, 2010.
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2010
The Philadelphia Daily News is reporting that 81-year old composer Charles Strouse took ill while in Philadelphia yesterday to accept a lifetime achievement award at the Arts Bank in Philadelphia. Strouse had attended 'By Strouse' a tribute show and then was scheduled to do a talkback and to perform a couple of his songs.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018
As previously announced, the acclaimed Second Act Series, which has presented an array of lesser-known musicals in concert, will present the short-lived Charles Strouse tuner Dance A Little Closer this spring at New York's Green Room 42 on Monday, April 16th at 7:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2012
Two-time Tony Award nominated costume designer Carrie Robbins, and scenic, lighting, costume designer and educator Lloyd Burlingame are among the 2012 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on Friday, May 4, at 6:30pm, at the Hudson Theatre (145 West 44th Street). Ms. Robbins was selected to receive the 2012 TDF/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award for costume design, and Mr. Burlingame will receive the Robert L.B. Tobin Award for Sustained Excellence in Theatrical Design.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018
As previously announced, the acclaimed Second Act Series, which has presented an array of lesser-known musicals in concert, will celebrate the short-lived Charles Strouse and Alan Jay Lerner musical Dance A Little Closer at New York's Green Room 42 on Monday, April 16th at 7:00pm. The one-night-only concert reading will star Beautiful's Julia Knitel (Bye, Bye, Birdie), currently starring in A Letter to Harvey Milk as Cynthia Drama Desk Award-winner Ed Dixon (Georgie, Sunday In The Park With George, Les Miserables) in the role created by his lifelong friend and colleague George Rose. Joining them as Bebe is Cheryl Howard, returning to the role she originated in the original 1983 production, and Arbender Robinson (The Book of Mormon, Shuffle Along, In Transit) as Charles, the role originated by Brent Barrett.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2010
THE OFFSTAGE GROUP invites music educators, musicians and students to take part in the 2010 Complete Choral Musician on June 27 - 30, 2010 in New York City.
by Frank Benge - Mar 17, 2018
Beth Leavel, Tony Award winner for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, winner of the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical, and Outer Critics Circle Award winner for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical for playing Beatrice Stockwell in The Drowsy Chaperone, recently brought her cabaret show, KICKING AND SCREAMING, to the Sterling Events Center, as part of their 17th season. Ms. Leavel charmed the audience for 90 minutes with stories of her life in the theatre and sang songs that she has become famous for, along with some musical surprises that were an absolute delight.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018
As previously announced, the acclaimed Second Act Series, which has presented an array of lesser-known musicals in concert, will celebrate the short-lived Charles Strouse and Alan Jay Lerner musical Dance A Little Closer at New York's Green Room 42 on Monday, April 16th at 7:00pm. The one-night-only concert reading will star Beautiful's Julia Knitel (Bye, Bye, Birdie), currently starring in A Letter to Harvey Milk as Cynthia Drama Desk Award-winner Ed Dixon (Georgie, Sunday In The Park With George, Les Miserables) in the role created by his lifelong friend and colleague George Rose. Joining them as Bebe is Cheryl Howard, returning to the role she originated in the original 1983 production. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016
Leapin' lizards! With more than 400 performances under her belt, the new U.S. National Tour of ANNIE will play the National Theatre for one week only, March 15 - 20, 2016. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 19th time, this production of ANNIE is a brand new physical incarnation of the iconic 1977 Tony Award-winning original.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2010
THE OFFSTAGE GROUP invites music educators, musicians and students to take part in the 2010 Complete Choral Musician on June 27 - 30, 2010 in New York City.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2010
THE OFFSTAGE GROUP invites music educators, musicians and students to take part in the 2010 Complete Choral Musician on June 27 - 30, 2010 in New York City.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2012
The world premiere of two-time Oscar nominated show business legend Arnold Schulman's humorous and romantic SLEEPING UGLY - an adult fairytale about love and lust, longing and belonging, sex and sensibility, parents and pediatrics, and the passion and pain of living with a werewolf opens Sunday, April 15 and plays weekends at Santa Monica Playhouse through June 17, 2012.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014
Warner/Chappell Music today announced that it has signed a worldwide Publishing agreement to administer Strouse's entire body of work.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019
Jill Senter and Company will return to The Laurie Beechman Theater, where they played to a capacity crowd in May, in CELEBRATE THE MOMENT: A New Nightclub Revue, written, arranged and conducted by Elliot Finkel with choreography by Joanna Rush and directed by Walter Willison, on Wednesday, July 17th and Wednesday, August 7th, at 7PM.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2012
Tennessee Shakespeare Company, the Mid-South's professional classical theatre, features legendary Broadway composer Charles Strouse in performance for its Third Annual Valentine's Gala on Friday, February 10 at 6:00 pm at Germantown Performing Arts Centre.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015
Broadway Across America/Baltimore is proud to announce that the new U.S. National Tour of ANNIE will play January 20- February 1, 2015 at the Hippodrome Theatre in Baltimore. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 19th time, this production of ANNIE will be a brand new physical incarnation of the iconic Tony Award-winning original.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017
The U.S. National Tour of ANNIE, now in its third smash year, will return to the State Theatre in Easton on Friday, February 24.   Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 19th time, this production of ANNIE is a brand new incarnation of the iconic Tony Award-winning original.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015
Broadway Across America/Baltimore is proud to announce that the new U.S. National Tour of ANNIE will play tonight, January 20- February 1, 2015 at the Hippodrome Theatre in Baltimore. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 19th time, this production of ANNIE will be a brand new physical incarnation of the iconic Tony Award-winning original.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018
As previously announced, Feinstein's/54 Below will present the rarely heard musical A Pound in Your Pocket as part of its popular Second Act Series on Wednesday, January 24th at 7:00pm. The very first collaboration from acclaimed songwriters Charles Strouse and Lee Adams, best known for Bye Bye Birdie, A Pound In Your Pocket is a delightful, Dickensian story about friendship and redemption. Strouse will be on hand at the one-night-only concert to greet fans and sign copies of his memoir, Put On A Happy Face.
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2016
Comedic character actor Richard Libertini passed away on Thursday, January 7th following a 2-year battle with cancer. He was 82.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016
Leapin' lizards! With more than 400 performances under her belt, the new U.S. National Tour of ANNIE will play the National Theatre for one week only, March 15 - 20, 2016. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 19th time, this production of ANNIE is a brand new physical incarnation of the iconic 1977 Tony Award-winning original.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018
What do Jay-Z, Kobe Bryant, Archie Bunker, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ed Koch, Bart Simpson, Bruce Campbell, Bonnie and Clyde, and J-Lo have in common?  The answer: Charles Strouse (and his hit songs)!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017
The U.S. National Tour of ANNIE, now in its third smash year, will return to the State Theatre in Easton today, February 24.   Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 19th time, this production of ANNIE is a brand new incarnation of the iconic Tony Award-winning original.
by Pat Cerasaro - Feb 24, 2015
Cult movie musical THE NIGHT THEY RAIDED MINSKY'S is set for its Blu-ray debut today, February 24.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018
The acclaimed Second Act Series, which has presented an array of lesser-known musicals in concert, will present the short-lived Charles Strouse tuner Dance A Little Closer this spring at New York's Green Room 42. The one-night-only concert reading will star Drama Desk Award-winner Ed Dixon (Georgie, Sunday In The Park With George, Les Miserables) in the role created by his lifelong friend and colleague George Rose. Three-time Tony Award-winning composer Charles Strouse will be on hand to meet fans and sign copies of his memoir, Put On A Happy Face, following the Monday, April 16th performance. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2012
Tennessee Shakespeare Company, the Mid-South's professional classical theatre, features legendary Broadway composer Charles Strouse in performance for its Third Annual Valentine's Gala on Friday, February 10 at 6:00 pm at Germantown Performing Arts Centre.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016
Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta is proud to announce that the U.S. National Tour of ANNIE, now in its third smash year, will play five performances March 17 - 19, 2017 at the Fox Theatre as a special addition to the 2016/2017 season. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 19th time, this production of ANNIE is a brand new incarnation of the iconic Tony Award®-winning original.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2009
Songwriters Charles Strouse, Alan Menken and Hal David will be among those featured in the December 8th benefit concert, SONGS OF OUR LIVES: PERFORMED BY THE SONGWRITERS WHO WROTE THEM. The concert will take place at The Little Flower Theater at LaGuardia H.S. on December 8th at 7:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017
As previously announced, Feinstein's/54 Below will present the rarely heard musical A Pound in Your Pocket as part of its popular Second Act Series on Wednesday, January 24th at 7:00pm. The very first collaboration from acclaimed songwriters Charles Strouse and Lee Adams, best known for Bye, Bye, Birdie, A Pound In Your Pocket is a delightful, Dickensian story about friendship and redemption. Strouse will be on hand at the one-night-only concert to greet fans and sign copies of his memoir, Put On A Happy Face.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2009
Kritzerland is proud to present its newest limited edition - a double bill of two never-before-released on CD soundtracks on one CD: Gaily, Gaily, music composed and conducted by Henry Mancini and The Night They Raided Minsky's, music composed by Charles Strouse.
by Meet the Cast - Aug 16, 2012
ANNIE, the new production of the Tony Award-winning musical, went into rehearsal today in New York City with its full company. The production begins previews October 3, 2012 and opens November 8, 2012 at the Palace Theatre (Broadway at 47th Street). Meet the full cast below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2018
As previously announced, the acclaimed Second Act Series, which has presented an array of lesser-known musicals in concert, will celebrate the short-lived Charles Strouse and Alan Jay Lerner musical Dance A Little Closer at New York's Green Room 42 on Monday, April 16th at 7:00pm. Three-time Tony Award-winning composer Charles Strouse will be on hand to meet fans and sign copies of his memoir, Put On A Happy Face, following the performance ($20 - cash only). Part of a lifelong celebration of composer Charles Strouse's 90th birthday, this special event gives audiences the rare opportunity to hear this enchanting score.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018
As previously announced, the acclaimed Second Act Series, which has presented an array of lesser-known musicals in concert, will celebrate the short-lived Charles Strouse and Alan Jay Lerner musical Dance A Little Closer at New York's Green Room 42 on Monday, April 16th at 7:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2012
The world premiere of two-time Oscar nominated show business legend Arnold Schulman's humorous and romantic SLEEPING UGLY - an adult fairytale about love and lust, longing and belonging, sex and sensibility, parents and pediatrics, and the passion and pain of living with a werewolf opens Sunday, April 15 and plays weekends at Santa Monica Playhouse through June 17, 2012.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2009
After a 48 year absence, Bye Bye Birdie will return to Broadway this fall presented by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) in a production starring John Stamos (Albert Peterson), Gina Gershon (Rose Alvarez), Bill Irwin (Mr. Harry MacAfee) and Jayne Houdyshell (Mrs. Mae Peterson). Directed & choreographed by Robert Longbottom, Bye Bye Birdie has a book by Michael Stewart, lyrics by Lee Adams and music by Charles Strouse. Roundabout is proud to welcome back three artists who have previously worked at the theatrical institution: John Stamos, Gina Gershon and Bill Irwin.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2012
The world premiere of two-time Oscar nominated show business legend Arnold Schulman's humorous and romantic SLEEPING UGLY - an adult fairytale about love and lust, longing and belonging, sex and sensibility, parents and pediatrics, and the passion and pain of living with a werewolf opens Sunday, April 15 and plays weekends at Santa Monica Playhouse through June 17, 2012.