The Pajama Game Revival 1999

Opened: October 4, 1999
Closing: December 18, 1999

The Pajama Game - 1999 - West End History , Info & More

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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What productions of The Pajama Game have there been?
The Pajama Game has had 13 productions including Broadway which opened in 1954, Broadway which opened in 1954, US Tour which opened in 1955, West End which opened in 1955, Off-Broadway which opened in 1957, Broadway which opened in 1973, Broadway which opened in 1973, Off-Off-Broadway which opened in 1986, Off-Broadway which opened in 1989, West End which opened in 1999, Off-Broadway which opened in 2002, Broadway which opened in 2006 and Broadway which opened in 2006.