The Wild Party

Opened: April 13, 2000
Closing: June 11, 2000

The Wild Party - 2000 - Broadway History , Info & More

Virginia Theatre
245 W. 52nd St. New York, NY 10019

Adapted from a book-length poem written in and about the Roaring Twenties, Andrew Lippa's THE WILD PARTY tells the story of one wild evening in the Manhattan apartment shared by Queenie and Burrs, a vaudeville dancer and a vaudeville clown. In a relationship marked by vicious behavior and recklessness (mirroring the time in which they live), they decide to throw a party to end all parties!

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Rob Brydon Returns to the UK and Ireland in 2024 With A NIGHT OF SONGS AND LAUGHTER
by Stephi Wild - Nov 21, 2023

Award-winning comedian Rob Brydon and his eight piece band, including Paul Herbert (Musical Director, Arranger and Pianist), are back in the UK & Ireland next year with their widely praised tour, Rob Brydon – A Night of Songs & Laughter.

Photos: Inside Underbelly Boulevard and Café Kitty's Opening Party
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2023

All new images have been released from the Underbelly Boulevard and Café Kitty opening party on Thursday 2 November, celebrating Underbelly’s new venue, restaurant, and bar in the heart of Soho. Check out photos here!

Interview: Shoshana Bean on 'Coming Home' to The Apollo Theatre For Holiday Concert
by Michael Major - Nov 29, 2023

Shoshana Bean is making her way uptown from Hell's Kitchen to Harlem for her annual holiday concert at The Apollo Theatre. BroadwayWorld sat down with Bean to discuss why she keeps returning to The Apollo Theatre for her holiday concert, her memories to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Wicked, and working with Alicia Keys on Hell's Kitchen.

Shakespeare Theatre Company Reveals Full Details for MACBETH, Starring Ralph Fiennes and Indira Varma
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 31, 2023

Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced the location, cast, and creative team for the highly-anticipated spring production of Macbeth. Directed by STC Artistic Director Simon Godwin, Macbeth stars Tony and BAFTA Award-winner Ralph Fiennes and Olivier Award-winner Indira Varma as the leading lord and lady. Learn more about the location, cast, and creative team here!

Perelman Performing Arts Center to Present IS IT THURSDAY YET? & More Dance Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2023

The Perelman Performing Arts Center will present Is It Thursday Yet?, The March, and Motion/Matter: Street Dance Festival at the new performing arts center at the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan. 

TITANIQUE Cancels Performances Through October 30 Due to 'Facility Issues'
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2023

The Off-Broadway production of Titanique has cancelled upcoming performance due to 'facility issues.' Performances through October 30 have been cancelled, and the musical is set to resume performances on November 1.

Meet the Cast of MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT, Beginning Previews Tonight!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 31, 2023

The search for the grail continues, on Broadway this fall! Direct from a sold out run at the Kennedy Center, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical comedy Monty Python’s SPAMALOT returns to Broadway tonight! Meet the cast of SPAMALOT here!

Joe McFadden Joins THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Tour in Glasgow as 'The Narrator'
by Stephi Wild - Oct 9, 2023

Glasgow born actor and winner of Strictly Come Dancing Joe McFadden will join the tour of the legendary, classic smash hit musical The Rocky Horror Show for a limited run in his beloved hometown of Glasgow. Learn more about where to catch the show here!

MANIA: THE ABBA TRIBUTE Returns to the Palace Theater in November
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2023

The world’s number one touring ABBA tribute returns to the Palace Theater in Waterbury on Thursday, November 2, 2023. Learn more about the show and find out how to get tickets here!

Cast Set For CINDERELLA at the Watford Palace
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2023

Presenting a noughties twist on a Christmas classic, this winter Watford Palace Theatre has announced their cast for Cinderella. Find out who is starring here!

Jaxx Theatricals to Present Andrew Lippa's THE WILD PARTY in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 18, 2023

Jaxx Theatricals will present a limited engagement October run of Andrew Lippa's THE WILD PARTY and special 1920's Themed Magic Show leading up to Halloween. Experience the steamy prohibition tale with a pulse-racing score and high-energy dance numbers. Don't miss this Off-Broadway gem!

BERNIE DIETER'S CLUB KABARETT is the Inaugural Production at Underbelly Boulevard, Soho
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2023

Underbelly has announced that BERNIE DIETER’S CLUB KABARETT will be the inaugural production at Underbelly Boulevard, Soho. Learn more about the production, this new venue, and how to purchase tickets here!

PHILADELPHIA BOUND? Fall Presents Over 120 Festivals, Block Parties, Shows, Charity Events and More
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 3, 2023

Are you bound for the Philadelphia area this fall.  There’s so much to see and do that our readers will like to know about. 

THE CARETAKER Comes to The Edge of the Universe Theater
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2023

The Edge of the Universe Theater follows up its 2022 Capital Fringe production of Caryl Churchill’s A Number with the work of another British playwright, Nobel Prize winner Harold Pinter’s THE CARETAKER.

Jim Caruso's Cast Party Returns to Myron's at The Smith Center
by Stephi Wild - Aug 28, 2023

Jim Caruso’s Cast Party, the wildly popular open mic night, will return to Las Vegas for one very special night on Saturday, September 9 at 7pm.  This date will mark the eleventh appearance of Cast Party at Myron’s!  As always, the impromptu variety show will be hosted by Caruso, with pianist Billy Stritch musical directing the performances from the grand piano.

Miley Cyrus Shares Reflective 'Used to Be Young' Lyrics Ahead of Release
by Michael Major - Aug 22, 2023

Miley Cyrus has released the lyrics to her 'unfinished yet complete' single, 'Used to Be Young,' ahead of its release. Read all of the lyrics now. Along with the single, Cyrus' 'Endless Summer Vacation (Backyard Sessions)' Disney+ special will air on ABC on August 24 at 10:00 p.m. EDT.

Miley Cyrus Teases 'Used to Be Young' Music Release
by Michael Major - Aug 15, 2023

Miley Cyrus has begun to tease a new music release, with cryptic posters appearing around the world. The posters feature lyrics from some of Cyrus' greatest hits, including 'Party in the U.S.A.,' 'The Climb,' 'Wrecking Ball,' 'Flowers,' and more. The posters all feature the lyrics 'I Used to Be Young,' which is not part of any of her old music.

Darren Day, Hannah-Jane Fox & More Complete the Cast of CLOSE UP - THE TWIGGY MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 14, 2023

Discover the latest additions to the cast of THE TWIGGY MUSICAL, including Darren Day and Hannah-Jane Fox. Find out when and where this highly anticipated production will be held, and secure your tickets to experience this sensational musical firsthand. Don't miss out - book your seats now!

Cast and Creative Team Revealed For UK and Ireland Tour of Brian Friel's FAITH HEALER
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2023

Following the success of Abigail's Party, now running until 7 October, London Classic Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for a new tour of Brian Friel's masterpiece Faith Healer.

Tickets For the Palace Theater's 2023 �" 2024 Season on Sale Now
by Stephi Wild - Aug 4, 2023

Tickets for nearly all shows and concerts in the Palace Theater’s 2023 – 2024 season will be available to the public starting Monday, August 7th. Connecticut’s most elegant venue is inviting patrons to enjoy a season of stories, music, and entertainment that reflect the rich and varied culture of our community in the storybook setting of the Palace Theater.

Ensemble Cast Revealed For THE WIZ Ahead of National Tour and Broadway Run
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2023

The complete ensemble cast has been announced for the all-new production of the Tony Award-winning musical The Wiz! The casting comes in advance of the musical's national tour, which kicks off this fall before returning to Broadway in the Spring of 2024.

Antony Costa Joins the Cast of MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY This Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2023

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Museum Of Broadway Adds New Costumes From THE CHER SHOW, THE WILD PARTY, and MARIE CHRISTINE
by Stephi Wild - Jul 18, 2023

The Museum of Broadway has added new costumes including the feathered finale dress worn by Stephanie J. Block in The Cher Show (2018) designed by Tony Award-winning costume designer Bob Mackie, as well as a dress worn by Eartha Kitt in The Wild Party (2000) and a dress worn by Audra McDonald in Marie Christine (1999).

Feinsteins Reveals Lineup For the Week Of July 5
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2023

This week enjoy a captivating evening with Broadway Star Samantha Pauly, a Sinatra Tribute with local performing favorite Don Farrell, and a Birthday Brunch with Jazz Musician Blair Clark.  

Julie Benko, Daniel Reichard, and More to Play Birdland in July
by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 1, 2023

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are open this July with a full slate of nightly performances! 


Queenie Was a Blonde
Marie Is Tricky
Wild Party
Welcome to My Party
Like Sally
Breezin' Through Another Day
Eddie and Mae
Gold and Goldberg
Moving Uptown
Black Bottom
Best Friend
A Little M-M-M
Taking Care of the Ladies
Wouldn't It Be Nice
Black Is a Moocher
People Like Us
After Midnight Dies
Golden Boy
The Movin' Uptown Blues
The Lights of Broadway
Love Ain't Nothin
Welcome to Her Party
What I Need
How Many Women in the World?
When It Ends
This Is What It Is
The Wild Party has had 4 productions including Broadway which opened in 2000, Broadway which opened in 2000, London Fringe which opened in 2003 and Los Angeles which opened in 2005.
The Wild Party has been nominated for the Scenic Design category at The Hewes Awards. The nomination was for David Gallo's work on the show.
The Wild Party has won the Scenic Design award at The Hewes Awards for David Gallo.



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