Skip to main content Skip to footer site map
  1. Broadway Shows
  2.   › 
  3. Whoopee!

Whoopee! - 1979 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Based on the comedy The Nervous Wreck by Owen Davis

ANTA Washington Square Theatre


About the Theatre
(New York, NY)
40 W. 4th St.
Category:
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2019
Michael Colby and Paul Katz, the creative team behind Tales of Tinseltown, have another Hollywood musical in the offing. On Saturday, November 2nd at 7 pm, The Green Room 42 presents Slay It With Music In Concert a?" to benefit International Rescue Committee. The original musical, acclaimed in both London and off-Broadway, is an ode to Grande Dame Guignol, the genre of 1960s horror movies in which stars like Bette Davis and Joan Crawford made screen comebacks, in the tradition of What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, Sunset Boulevard, and Psycho. It's a sharp way to cap off Halloween weekend, promising laughs, thrills and chills. The Green Room 42 is on the 4th Floor of YOTEL at 42nd Street and 10th Avenue. The concert version features an all-star cast, directed by Charles Repole with musical direction by Phil Reno. Tickets range between $22.50 and $62.50, and are available now online at: https://tinyurl.com/yyyo4vhn. There is no minimum required at GR42.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2022
The Green Room 42 has announced its October line-up for in-person cabaret performances. October will feature new installments of Broadway Sessions, At This Performance, Villain: DeBlanks and much more.ARTZ
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 14, 2021
The long-running revival of Kander and Ebb's Chicago returned to its home at Broadway's Ambassador Theatre tonight!
by Julie Musbach - Oct 5, 2018
The Musical Theater Project (TMTP) will produce a new multi-media concert, "Just for Laughs," for two performances: Wednesday, November 14 (7pm) at Solon Center for the Arts, and Sunday, November 18 (3pm) at The Hanna Theater at Playhouse Square.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018
This year, a living legend of musical theatre turns 90: Lyricist-bookwriter Tom Jones (who also, under a stage name) appeared in the original company of his most famous and wildly successful record-breaking musical, The Fantasticks. His collaborator, composer Harvey Schmidt, just recently passed away. The production's record-breaking run closed, on January 13, 2002, after 17,162 performances. Their shows also include 110 in the Shade, I Do! I Do!, Philemon, Celebration and many more. And celebration is what it's about when Broadway veterans Carole Demas, who originated the role of Sandy in Grease, and Sarah Rice, who originated the role of Johanna in Sweeney Todd, return to celebrate Jones & Schmidt. Demas and Rice have based the show on their 50 years of work and personal relationships with Tom and Harvey. With very special guest Broadway's Hal Robinson who is also a Fantasticks alumni.
by Julie Musbach - Oct 10, 2018
Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) in celebration of its 50thseason, will present The Algonquin Kid, a musical revue about growing up in the Algonquin Hotel, written by Michael Colby.
by Roy Berko - Nov 7, 2018
What do 'Avenue Q,' 'Spamalot,' 'Something Rotten' and 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum?' have in common? They are all American Musical Theater comedies, meant to entertain and evoke laughter.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 4, 2019
Co-Artistic Directors David Hogan & David Rogers announce the 2020 Season. When asked about the line up for the upcoming season, they explained, a?oeWe designed this season with our patrons in mind. They visit us for an exciting, fun day out and we promise to continue delivering that experience for them'. Echoing their sentiment and excitement, Director of Arts, Marketing and Communications for the Town of Petrolia, Laurissa Ellsworth said, a?oeThe 2020 Season at the Victoria Playhouse promises another year of carefully selected, world-class entertainment and equally incredible customer service!a??
by Greg Kerestan - Nov 15, 2019
The line between parody and nostalgia has never been slimmer than in this slick, funny and beautifully sung production of America's weirdest favorite show.
by TV Scoop - May 6, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of AFV, airing on ABC on Sunday, May 26, 2019!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018
The ABC Television Network announces May sweeps programming, airing through May 23, including series finales of 'Once Upon a Time,' airing May 18; and 'The Middle,' which completes its nine-year run with a special one-hour episode on May 22.
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2022
The Delray Beach Playhouse has a varied, eclectic, and thoroughly entertaining lineup planned for their 2022-2023 season. From musicals to musical comedy, to a myriad of musical memories… not to mention a suspenseful psychological thriller, a classic Neil Simon play, and a British backstage farce.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 8, 2019
River City's about to get the last thing they expected ? and the very thing they need ? in The Music Man. Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2019 season with the rip-roarin' dance-filled classic running April 12 - June 20 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. [Official Press Opening will be May 1, 2019].
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2022
The Muny announced today that Sarah Bowden, J. Harrison Ghee, Emily Skinner, James T. Lane, Adam Heller and Ali Ewoldt will return to star in the acclaimed 2021 production of Chicago, June 13 -19, 2022.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 27, 2019
Nickelodeon will unbox its playful new preschool series Ryan's Mystery Playdate, starring seven-year-old YouTube superstar Ryan of Ryan ToysReview, on Friday, April 19, at 12:30 p.m. (ET/PT). Created and produced by pocket.watch, the new studio creating global franchises from the YouTube stars and characters loved by Generation Alpha, the live-action series (20 episodes) follows Ryan as he tackles a series of imaginative, physical challenges and solves mystery box puzzles to reveal the identity of his playdate. A brand-new episode of Ryan's Mystery Playdate will also premiere Saturday, April 20, at 12:30 p.m. (ET/PT), before the series moves to its regular timeslot on Fridays at 12:30 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2022
The Muny announced today that season tickets for its 2022 summer season will be available beginning at 9am Monday, March 21. Tickets can be purchased online at muny.org, by phone at (314) 361-1900, or in person at The Muny Box Office, open 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday. The Muny continues to be St. Louis’ destination for summer musicals, celebrating 104 seasons in Forest Park this summer. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 18, 2021
The Muny announced today that season tickets for the 2021 summer season will be available beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, March 22. Tickets can be purchased online at muny.org or by phone by calling (314) 361-1900. Currently, the box office in Forest Park is closed to the public.
by Benjamin Tomchik - Mar 16, 2018
So "start the car, I know a whoopee spot. Where the gin is cold, but the piano's hot," and it is Keegan Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 13, 2018
Musicals Tonight!, the brainchild of founder Mel Miller, will take its final bow with their 100th revival and New York Premiere of Calamity Jane. The musical western plays a limited engagement March 13th through March 25th at the Lion Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42 Street). Tickets are $45 and can be purchased through www.telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200 and at the Lion Theatre Box Office.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of AFV, airing on ABC on Sunday, March 10, 2019!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2022
The Muny announced today its full cast, design and production teams for the theatre's production of Chicago, June 13-19. The cast features Sarah Bowden (Roxie Hart), J. Harrison Ghee (Velma Kelly), Adam Heller (Amos Hart), Emily Skinner (Matron 'Mama' Morton), James T. Lane (Billy Flynn) and Ali Ewoldt (Mary Sunshine). Find out the rest of the cast, and more information on the production!
by Ricky Pope - Jun 3, 2021
But for all the goody-two-shoes exterior, there’s a devilish glint behind the eyes that hints at something darker. He only lets it out once in a while, but it’s exciting when he does. Sikes is known for his shows honoring Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli. He brings much of their full-throated, show-biz savvy his own performance style. 
by TV Scoop - Jun 3, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of AFV, airing on ABC on Sunday, June 23, 2019!
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 22, 2020
Jazz great Danny Bacher is working online at METROPOLITANZOOM these days and it's working just fine for everyone.
by Social Watch - Jun 13, 2022
Tune in to our Instagram story today, as Gabi Stapula takes over to take you behind the scenes of her day at Chicago at The Muny.
by Julie Musbach - Jul 25, 2018
Pittsburgh CLO is proud to produce THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE for the first time, August 7-12 at the Benedum Center.
by Julie Musbach - Jul 23, 2018
Following a well-received Sarasota Festival of New Plays this past spring, Florida Studio Theatre (FST) announces an addition to its New Play Development program. Three new works will be staged throughout the month of August featuring some of the latest work by George Brant, Barry Harman and Keith Herrmann, and Sandy Rustin. "Good comedies with exciting stories are hard to find and we have found three well-crafted tales from various eras, points of view, and comedic angles," shared FST Associate Artist Catherine Randazzo. Talkbacks will follow each reading, giving audiences the chance to engage with each piece more deeply, while also giving playwrights valuable feedback. These readings are free and open to the public, though reservations are required.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2021
The Muny announced today its complete cast, design and production team for Chicago, the fifth and final show of the theatre’s 103rd season. Chicago runs Aug. 30 – Sept. 5 and is proudly sponsored by Missouri Lottery.  
by Review Roundups - Jul 19, 2019
MCC's New York Premiere production of Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow celebrated opening night on July 18th. Let's see what the critics had to say.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2020
Michael Lavine (Broadway vocal coach, performer music director, and sheet music guru) is presenting a special Webinar Zoominar benefit series: MOMENT MATINEE PRESENTS SONGS OF THE DECADE. The first of the three decades THE ROARING TWENTIES will be on Thursday, July 16th at 3:30 pm ET  with live performances from Broadway and Cabaret acclaimed artists as well as some Premiere recordings.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2018
A nightclub singer, a double-murderess, a smooth-talking lawyer and a cell block of sin surrounded by the razzle dazzle of the world's sexiest musical returns in 2019! YOU'VE GOT IT COMIN' as the story of the award-winning Broadway and West End musical CHICAGO unfolds to show-stopping songs including 'All that Jazz', 'Cell Block Tango' and 'Mister Cellophane'.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 22, 2019
The Town Hall presents Broadway By The Year©: Broadway Musicals of 1928 and 1935 on Monday, February 25 at 8pm. Created, written, hosted and directed by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall, the evening marks the beginning of Broadway By The Year©'s 19th season at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street).  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 11, 2021
Martin Markinson, one of the leading Broadway producers and independent theatre owners of the past 50 years, died on Thursday, January 7th at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico surrounded by love. He was 89 years old.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 22, 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.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 21, 2020
The Department of Theater and Dance presents Molière's Tartuffe, a famous piece of literature from France and one of Molière's masterpieces, adapted by David Ball and directed by Julie Fishell. The show opens on February 27th and runs through March 7th in the UCSB Hatlen Theater. It is one of the greatest farces ever written, Tartuffe is a hilarious, satiric romp, exposing hypocrisy and greed. A timeless comedy that is perfect in a major election year!
by TV Scoop - Feb 18, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of AFV, airing on ABC on Sunday, March 10, 2019!
by - Feb 17, 2022
Today's top stories include the casting of Lana Gordon in the role of Persephone in Hadestown beginning Tuesday, February 22 at Broadway’s Walter Kerr Theatre. Plus, watch the premiere of the new web series, The Aging Ingenue! In today's episode: Claire gives a killer audition! ... but for which role? Starring Sara Jean Ford, Vishal Vaidya, Ashley Blanchet, and Will Reynolds.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 16, 2022
The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for The Muny’s 2022 season, which opens on June 13 with the celebrated return of the 2021 hit that audiences went “Whoopee!” for, the Tony Award-winning Chicago.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 15, 2018
Michael Rader, Artistic Director of The Cape Playhouse, today announced the creative teams for the 2018 summer season. The six-play schedule, features three plays and three musicals-including three Playhouse premieres-in a season featuring Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning shows and the Pre-National Tour Engagement and New England premiere of an exciting new production of the classic movie Clue: On Stage.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2020
Complete casting has been announced for The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Sister Act, which begins rehearsals today.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 8, 2021
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Broadway composer and conductor Keith Herrmann passed away on Sunday, December 5, 2021 at the age of 69.  He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Georgia, and son A.J.
by Alan Henry - Aug 31, 2021
The Muny is transporting audiences to the roaring 20s with Kander and Ebb's Chicago, the fifth and final show of the theatre's 103rd season, running Aug. 30 - Sept. 5. Get a first look at the show!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2021
The Muny opened their production of Chicago yesterday, August 30, 2021! Start the car and head to a “whoopee spot” where crime and corruption are hot! Kander and Ebb’s internationally acclaimed musical about fame, fortune and justice features a headline-worthy story of how two icon-victs become Jazz Age celebrities.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 27, 2021
The Muny is prepping to transport audiences to the roaring 20s with Kander and Ebb's Chicago, the fifth and final show of the theatre's 103rd season, running Aug. 30 - Sept. 5.
by Gil Kaan - Aug 17, 2021
The infamous Troubies will be back LIVE on the Getty Villa stage in LIZASTRATA world premiering September 9, 2021. Since 1995, the Troubadour Theater Company has been producing laugh-filled, stomach-clutching programs of entertainment marrying the Classics with modern pop songs and references (i.e., FLEETWOOD MACBETH, MUCH ADOOBIE BROTHERS ABOUT NOTHING, CHRISTMAS CAROLE KING). Had the chance to revisit with Matt Walker, the Troubadour Theater Company’s founder/artistic director/director to chat about Troubies’ latest, sure-to-please creation.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2018
This year, a living legend of musical theatre turns 90: Lyricist-bookwriter Tom Jones (who also, under a stage name) appeared in the original company of his most famous and wildly successful record-breaking musical, The Fantasticks. His collaborator, composer Harvey Schmidt, just recently passed away. The production's record-breaking run closed, on January 13, 2002, after 17,162 performances. Their shows also include 110 in the Shade, I Do! I Do!, Philemon, Celebration and many more. And celebration is what it's about when Broadway veterans Carole Demas, who originated the role of Sandy in Grease, and Sarah Rice, who originated the role of Johanna in Sweeney Todd, return to celebrate Jones & Schmidt. Demas and Rice have based the show on their 50 years of work and personal relationships with Tom and Harvey. With very special guest Broadway's Hal Robinson who is also a Fantasticks alumni.
by TV Scoop - Apr 8, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of AFV, airing on ABC on Sunday, April 28, 2019!
by Tori Hartshorn - Apr 25, 2018
The ABC Television Network announces May sweeps programming, airing through May 23, including series finales of 'Once Upon a Time,' airing May 18; and 'The Middle,' which completes its nine-year run with a special one-hour episode on May 22.
by Alan Henry - Apr 24, 2021
We've rounded up some of the top productions on stage this summer! Find something near you to see using our comprehensive guide below!

Whoopee! Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Whoopee! have their been?
Whoopee! has had 4 productions including Broadway which opened in 1928, Broadway which opened in 1928, Broadway which opened in 1979 and Broadway which opened in 1979.

What Tony Awards has Whoopee! been nominated for?
Best Choreography for Dan Siretta.

What productions of Whoopee! have their been?
Whoopee! has had 4 productions including Broadway which opened in 1928, Broadway which opened in 1928, Broadway which opened in 1979 and Broadway which opened in 1979.

What is the order of songs in Whoopee! and what's the order?
Overture
It's a Beautiful Day Today
Here's to the Girl of My Heart
I'm Bringing a Red, Red Rose
Gypsy Joe
Makin' Whoopee
Go Get 'Em
Until You Get Somebody Else
Taps
Come West, Little Girl, Come West
Gypsy Song
Stetson
Hungry Women
Automobile Horn Song
I Faw Down an' Go Boom!
Ever Since the Movies Leaned to Talk
My Blackbirds Are Bluebirds Now
Song of the Setting Sun
Red Mama
We'll Keep on Caring
Love Is a Mountain
Mohave War Dance
Love Me or Leave Me
Hallowe'en Tonight
Modernistic Ballet in Black
Hallowe'en Whoopee Ball
I'll Still Belong to You
My Baby Just Cares for Me
Wedding Song
The Wildest of Cowboys Is He
A Girl Friend of a Boy Friend of Mine
You
That Certain Party
Reaching for Someone
The Tapahoe Tap
Let's All Make Whoopee Tonight
Yes Sir, That's My Baby

What productions of Whoopee! have there been?
Whoopee! has had 4 productions including Broadway which opened in 1928, Broadway which opened in 1928, Broadway which opened in 1979 and Broadway which opened in 1979.