The Pajama Game

Based on the novel 7-1/2 Cents by Richard Bissell

The dangers of a workplace romance are explored to hysterical effect in this romantic comedy from the creators of “Damn Yankees.” Conditions at the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory are anything but peaceful, as sparks fly between new superintendent Sid Sorokin and Babe Williams, leader of the union grievance committee. Their stormy relationship comes to a head when the workers strike for a 7½-cent pay increase, setting off not only a conflict between management and labor, but a battle of the sexes as well.

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New York State Theatre

(New York, NY)
20 Lincoln Center
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
The Seth Rudetsky Broadway Concert Series presented by Mark Cortale returns to Parker Playhouse in 2020. The series, co-presented by the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, delivers three intimate evenings of incredible music and hilarious conversations hosted and music directed by the Sirius XM Radio star, whom the New York Times dubbed a?oeThe Mayor of Broadway.a?? The series features three Tony Award winners and critically-acclaimed powerhouse talents: Kelli O'Hara (The King & I) on January 3, Stephanie J. Block (The Cher Show) February 22 and Santino Fontana (Tootsie) on April 3.
by Jim Munson - Sep 4, 2019
42nd Street Moon opens its 27th season on September 7th & 8th with a concert staging of Maury Yeston & Peter Stone's a?oeTitanica?? with full orchestra. BroadwayWorld spoke recently with Moon's Artistic Directors Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas about the show and Moon's upcoming season. The two make for an interesting team, with Carollo's candor and exuberance playing off Thomas' reserve and deliberation.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center announces the high schools participating in the 2019-20 Center Stage High School Musical Theater Program. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2019
Happy Labor Day! The first Monday in September has arrived, which of course triggers the symbolic end to Summer 2019. Theatre fans everywhere know that this means one thing- the Fall Broadway season is here at last! Broadway will be busy in the coming weeks, with seventeen new productions set to open before the end of the year.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Full casting has been announced for the Made at Curve production of Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS at London's Dominion Theatre from Saturday 16 November 2019 a?' Saturday 4 January 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Theatre at the Center's production of The Pajama Game had its opening night performance on Sunday, September 15 at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts in Munster.  Artistic Director Linda Fortunato cast Curtis Bannister as Sid, Elizabeth Telford as Babe, Cynthia Carter as Mabel, Kelly Felthous as Gladys, Jason Grimm as Hines, Dan Klarer as Prez, Rick Rapp as Pop and Steve Silver as Mr. Hasler in the musical comedy romance The Pajama Game.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2019
Tony Award-winning Broadway star Kelli O'Hara, accompanied on piano by Sirius/XM® radio personality Seth Rudetsky, headlined Westport Country Playhouse's 2019 Gala, “Black & White Ball: A De-Lovely Evening,” on Saturday evening, September 14. The gala performance was a one-of-a-kind event as the pair shared stories and songs from O'Hara's life and career.
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Emmy-nominated actor Michael McKean has secured his next project: he will lead upcoming comedy pilot 'Delilah' at HBO Max.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019
San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors) is pleased to announce the full cast and creative team for the 2019 return production of the beloved Holiday musical SCROOGE IN LOVE!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon has announced the full cast and creative team for the 2019 return production of the beloved Holiday musical SCROOGE IN LOVE! A smash-hit sell-out in 2015 (World Premiere) and 2016, SCROOGE IN LOVE! is back by popular demand to delight Moon audiences of all ages.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Tony Award-winning director/choreographer Kathleen Marshall will join novelist/librettist Rex Pickett and composer Anthony Leigh Adams in collaborating on the development of Sideways: The Musical. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
Signature Theatre announced today the full cast and creative team for A Chorus Line with music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban and book by James Kirkwood Jr. & Nicholas Dante. A Chorus Line will run from October 29, 2019 - January 5, 2020 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre and will be directed by Signature Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Passion, Billy Elliot) and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Denis Jones (Broadway's Tootsie, Signature's Crazy for You).
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019
Grab your straw boaters and put on a smile because the New London Barn Playhouse is back again for its 87th Summer Season! Building off the successes of 2018 Summer Season, which broke attendance records and earned the 2018 New Hampshire Theatre Award for Best Professional Musical Production (42nd Street). This past year brought 23 nominations for New Hampshire Theater Awards. The Barn celebrates 8 awards and 19 'top three' finishes in recognition of its 2018 season. The Box Office is now open, so come on by to pick up your tickets, greet the company, and grab a t-shirt!
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019
This summer Goodspeed Musicals will produce the heartwarming new musical Because of Winn Dixie. This touching tale based on the award-winning novel by Kate DiCamillo will run June 28 - September 1 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn.
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019
A Red Orchid Theatre announces the addition of eight new members to the Artistic Ensemble: Karen Aldridge, Myron Elliott-Cisneros, Levi Holloway, Travis A. Knight, Jess McLeod, Sadieh Rifai, Grant Sabin, and Steve Schine. A Red Orchid also welcomes two Resident Stage Managers Stephanie Heller and Christa van Baale.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019
SMTC is excited to announce complete casting for its upcoming production of the classic musical, The Pajama Game. Local Valley news and weatherman Cory McCloskey leads the cast as Sid Sorokin, the new supervisor at a Cedar Rapids pajama factory in the throes of a labor dispute...who falls in love with the head of the union's grievance committee! Performances will take place at the Tempe Center for the Arts.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look in rehearsals for The 5th Avenue Theatre's West Side Story, the sweeping musical version of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet set in the turbulent streets of New York City, where a star-crossed love blossoms between rival gangs. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019
Classics in Context fulfills offers audience's  in depth information on the plays after attending each production. Discussions with scholars and artists are on Preview Nights July 4, July 11, July 18, and July 25 following the performance. CiC offers audiences a guide to the season through the critical historical, artistic, and cultural perspectives wound into the words of each individual play. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at The 5th Avenue Theatre's West Side Story, the sweeping musical version of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet set in the turbulent streets of New York City, where a star-crossed love blossoms between rival gangs.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019
Grab your straw boaters and put on a smile because the New London Barn Playhouse is back again for its 87th Summer Season! Building off the successes of 2018 Summer Season, which broke attendance records and earned the 2018 New Hampshire Theatre Award for Best Professional Musical Production (42nd Street). This past year brought 23 nominations for New Hampshire Theater Awards. The Barn celebrates 8 awards and 19 "top three" finishes in recognition of its 2018 season. The Box Office is now open, so come on by to pick up your tickets, greet the company, and grab a t-shirt!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019
The Walt Disney Company UK and Ireland has today announced the principal company for the UK and Ireland tour of the landmark musical THE LION KING which will open in Bristol in September 2019 before moving on to Edinburgh in December 2019. Further cities will be announced in due course.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2019
On this day we're celebrating a giant in a the world's of dance and directing, the legendary Bob Fosse!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019
Transport Group has announced its 2019-2020 mainstage season of two productions
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
The Crazy Coqs Presents: Pride at the Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019
Fraser Entertainment Group's AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY returns to Rockwell Table and Stage in Los Angeles. The show tune songfest will take place on Monday, June 24th at 8PM (doors open at 6:30). Rockwell is offering a 25% discount for all June shows with the code PRIDE25.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019
Multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre presents Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific, legendary songwriting team Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019
The Gift Theatre continues its 2019 Season with the Chicago premiere of Hansol Jung's WOLF PLAY, a messy, funny and disturbing theatrical experience grappling with a wolf, a puppet, and a very prickly problem: What is a family? What do we need from them, today? Is it very different from the things humans have needed from families before?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019
New London Barn Playhouse presents The Pajama Game running June 12th thru June 23rd
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019
Scottsdale Musical Theater Company is proud to welcome three wonderful celebrity guest stars for their 2019 line-up. Cory McCloskey will star as Sid Sorokin in The Pajama Game (July 11 - 21, 2019), Peter Scolari takes on the role of Don Quixote in Man of LaMancha (September 26 - Oct 6, 2019) and Charles Shaughnessy returns in A Christmas Carol as Ebenezer Scrooge (December 12 - 22, 2019).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019
The Cape Playhouse at the Cape Cod Center for the Arts announces complete casting for their upcoming production of the Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning musical A Chorus Line.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019
San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors), currently celebrating its 26th Anniversary in continuous operation, has announced that the Company's fun-filled fundraising cabaret concert, BROADWAY FLIPPED, will now return in an all-new edition on Sunday, September 15 and Monday, September 16 (both at 7:30 p.m.), at the Gateway Theatre (215 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94111).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019
Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) announced today that single tickets for An Evening with the Best of Broadway, the highly anticipated concert finale to the 2019 DSM Gala, will go on sale Friday, July 12, 2019 at 10 a.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019
The Broadway community mourns the loss of prolific producer, director, writer, and the individual recipient of the most Tony Awards in multiple categories in history, Harold Prince, who passed away on July 31, 2019 at age 91. To commemorate his life and work, the Committee of Theatre Owners will dim the lights of Broadway theatres in New York for one minute on Wednesday, July 31 at exactly 7:45pm.
by Alan Henry - Jul 31, 2019
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of legendary Broadway director and producer Hal Prince at 91 years of age after a brief illness, in Reykjavik, Iceland.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) is pleased to announce full casting for of the world premiere of the new musical Scotland, PA, featuring a book by Michael Mitnick, music & lyrics by Adam Gwon, directed by Lonny Price and choreographed by Josh Rhodes.
by Paul Smith - Jul 28, 2019
From New Orleans to New York, Harry Connick, Jr. is returning to the Broadway stage. As reported earlier this week, Connick, Jr. will bring A Celebration of Cole Porter to the Broadway stage this winter.With the announcement of his return, take a look at Connick's hits with theatre in the past. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019
Cleveland's Theatre in the Circle will open its fall season with an electrifying revue featuring the songbook of the multiple Tony Award-winning team of John Kander and Fred Ebb.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces select cast members for upcoming productions as part of the company's 2019/20 Season in advance of single tickets going on sale July 30, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019
Haven Theatre, newly rebranded as "Haven," announces its 2019-20 Season, kicking off this fall with its fifth consecutive DIRECTORS HAVEN, three short plays showcasing the talents of early career directors, each with razor-sharp and inspiring visions for their work and our industry. Helming this year's productions are Lauren Katz, Aaron Mays and AJ Schwartz.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019
Award-winning New London Barn Playhouse presents The Odd Couple running one week only July 10th to July 14th.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019
San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon announces the cast and creative team for the upcoming concert presentation of the Tony Award-winning TITANIC, showcasing 70 of the Bay Area's best singers and musicians. TITANIC has a story and book by Peter Stone with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2019
BroadwayWorld has learned that Ken LeRoy recently passed away at age 92. No other details of his death are known at this time.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019
Tony Award Winner Kelli O'Hara and Sirius/XM Radio Personality Seth Rudetsky Headline Westport Country Playhouse Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2019
Meet the Oz-some current cast of Wicked on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon announces the full cast and creative team for the first production of Moon's 2019-2020 season: the intoxicating jazz riff on Gilbert and Sullivan, HOT MIKADO. HOT MIKADO features a book and lyrics adapted by David H. Bell, music adapted and arranged by Rob Bowman, and is based on a?oeThe Mikadoa?? by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan. 42nd Street Moon's production of HOT MIKADO runs from September 25 a?" October 13, 2019 and will perform at San Francisco's Gateway Theatre (215 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94111).
by Linnae Medeiros - Aug 16, 2019
Audiences are getting ready to head to Skid Row this fall! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's classic sci-fi musical Little Shop of Horrors is returning to New York at the Westside Theatre, with previews beginning September 17th and opening night set for October 17th. The production is set to run for a limited engagement through November 24th. To prepare you to go somewhere that's green, we're getting to know the show's cast, including Jonathan Groff, Tammy Blanchard, Christian Borle, and more. Check it all out!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts & Mccoy Rigby Entertainment present the West Coast Premiere of GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL, book by Dan Remmes, music by Neil Berg, lyrics by Nick Meglin, (Adapted from the Warner Bros. motion picture written by Mark Steven Johnson), additional orchestrations by Phil Reno, choreography by Michele Lynch, musical direction by Benet Braun and direction by Matt Lenz.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019
Noises Off is now open at Cape Playhouse? What did the critics think? Read all the reviews!