Working 1978

Ages: 6+
Opened: May 14, 1978
Closing: June 04, 1978

Working - 1978 - Broadway History , Info & More

46th Street Theatre
226 W.46th St. New York, NY

Based on the book by Studs Terkel

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Playwrights Foundation Announces Cohort And Finalists For Resident Playwrights Program
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 15, 2024

Playwrights Foundation Announces Cohort And Finalists For Resident Playwrights Program, offering a two-year residency to Bay Area playwrights for artistic growth and career advancement. Meet the selected playwrights: Cat Brooks, Ruben Grijalva, Sloka Krishnan, and Leigh M. Marshall.

Baryshnikov Arts to Present MERCE / MISHA / MORE_A Film Event Featuring Cunningham, Baryshnikov & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 13, 2024

As part of its new 2024 Spring Season, Baryshnikov Arts will present MERCE / MISHA / MORE_A Film Event, featuring Cunningham, Baryshnikov, Jacquelin Harris, Chalvar Monteiro and the Merce Cunningham Dance Company.

ATLANTIS Comes to the New Theatre Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Feb 12, 2024

Atlantis by Lally Katz comes to the New Theatre next month. Performances run 19 March - 13 April 2024.

Cast Announced for AT THE WEDDING at Studio Theatre
by Blair Ingenthron - Feb 11, 2024

The cast and crew has been announced for Bryna Turner's hilarious and meditative comedy At the Wedding, which will start performances on March 13. Learn more here!

The Leah Ryan Fund Names Tammy Ryan as Inaugural Recipient Of The Boost Commission
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2024

The Leah Ryan Fund has named Tammy Ryan as the inaugural recipient of The Boost commission, awarded to a playwright over forty for a play in conversation with Leah Ryan's 'The Wire.' Learn more about the Fund.

a.k. payne, Jasmine Naziha Jones & More Named as Finalists for 2024 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 6, 2024

The 2024 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has revealed the finalists for this prestigious international award honoring women+ playwrights.

Satellite Collective Presents SATELLITE TRIBECA At Satellite Gallery, May 9 - 21
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 1, 2024

Satellite Collective presents Satellite Tribeca, at Satellite Gallery, 101 Reade Street, Tribeca, NYC from May 9 - 21, 2024 with two weekends of premieres and events from artists across all disciplines, as well as new prints, projections, film and photography from featured artists Kevin Draper and Lora Robertson. For more information, as well as ticketing and registration.

Long-Lost 80's Techno-Pop Band Vivabeat Remastered Reissues Confirmed For March From Rubellan Remasters
by Michael Major - Jan 30, 2024

Rubellan is releasing two separate projects simultaneously — a dramatically elevated edition of Vivabeat's debut album, Party in the War Zone, including ten bonus tracks gleaned from the years after the original release, and The House is Burning, a limited edition, purple and blue colored-vinyl, best-of package.

Idyllwild Arts To Present Black History Jazz Concert in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 29, 2024

Celebrate Black History Month with a free jazz concert at Idyllwild Arts Academy on February 17.

Ensemble Theatre Company Now Registering Students for Acting Classes During Spring Sessions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2024

Ensemble Theatre Company is now registering students for acting classes during its spring sessions. Limited financial assistance is available.

Review: Broadway Talents Honor Olivia Newton-John at OC's Segerstrom Center
by Michael Quintos - Jan 19, 2024

Hosted by Scott Coulter at OC's Segerstrom Center, this beautifully-curated 'greatest hits' showcase celebrating Olivia Newton-John provided an entertaining tribute, delivered via superb performances from the likes of Jessica Hendy, David Burnham, and Mike Schwitter, plus a first-person testimonial from her longtime producer John Farrar.

San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus Presents ALL WE NEED IS LOVE With The SF Symphony, June 18
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 18, 2024

On June 18, the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) presents All We Need is Love, a concert tribute to love songs.

Cast Set For Northeast Regional Tour Of Shakespeare & Company's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
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announces cast for Northeast Regional Tour of A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Tom Jaeger. Learn how to purchase tickets!

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Of all the films on IMDB's list of the 1000 highest-grossing movies of all time, 31 have been adapted into Broadway musicals. Check out a guide to each those musicals below, along with musicals that are in development or ones that have not yet made their way to Broadway.

WORKING Comes to Creative Cauldron in February
by Stephi Wild - Jan 16, 2024

 In February, Creative Cauldron will mount a production of Working, a musical based on the Studs Terkel Book: Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do. Learn more about the production here!

Show of the Week: Save Up to 43% on THE ENFIELD HAUNTING
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jan 8, 2024

The Hodgson’s had no idea what a poltergeist was when, in the summer of 1977, furniture and toys started moving of their own accord. An ordinary, working-class family, who lived in a north London council house became the centre of one of the most famous poltergeist events in the world. This is the story of one night in the spring of 1978 when events were approaching a climax. 

Miller Theatre Presents A Composer Portrait Of Carola Bauckholt, February 8
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 4, 2024

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues its 2023-24 Composer Portraits series with Carola Bauckholt.

Crystal Finn, Heather Raffo, and Kurt Rhoads to Star in MUNICH MEDEA: HAPPY FAMILY World Premiere
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 4, 2024

PlayCo and WP Theater have revealed the cast of their world premiere co-production of Corinne Jaber’s Munich Medea: Happy Family.

Compass Rose Receives Helen Hayes Awards Recommendation; GIN GAME Opens in January
by Blair Ingenthron - Dec 23, 2023

Compass Rose Theater receives Helen Hayes Awards Recommendation for its recent production, I and You. Next up: The Gin Game by D. L. Coburn opens January 2024.

New York Women In Film & Television Reveals 2023 Women's Film Preservation Fund Grantees
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 18, 2023

New York Women in Film & Television announces 2023 Women's Film Preservation Fund grantees.

Photos: First Look at On The Verge Theatre's TEA AT FIVE at Alta Arts
by Blair Ingenthron - Dec 9, 2023

On the Verge Theatre in association with the Alta Arts is currently presenting “Tea at Five” by Matthew Lombardo on-stage December 7 - 23, 2023 at the Alta Arts. Check out photos from the production here!

Molissa Fenley And Company To Present A Collection Of New And Recent Dances At Roulette
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 7, 2023

Molissa Fenley and Company presents 'From the Light, Between the Lamps,' a collection of new and recent dances at Roulette from January 31 to February 3, 2024. Featuring world premieres and live performances by Philip Glass and Ryuichi Sakamoto.

Interview: Edwaard Liang of THE NUTCRACKER at Ohio Theatre
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A tradition in Columbus since 1978, BalletMet will present the Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky classic Dec. 7-23 at the Ohio Theatre.

Photos: First Look at THE ENFIELD HAUNTING, Starring Catherine Tate and David Threlfall
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New production photos have been released from The Enfield Haunting. Written by Paul Unwin, and directed by Angus Jackson, The Enfield Haunting is currently playing at Richmond Theatre and moves to The Ambassadors Theatre in London for a limited West End season from 30 November 2023 until 2 March 2024.

The Blues Foundation Reveals New Board of Directors and Officers
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2023

 The Blues Foundation has announced the elections of a new Board of Directors and officers. Scott Fitzke, whose tenure as Chairman of the Board is ending due to term limits, will be succeeded by Terika Dean, who served as Vice Chairman under Fitzke.

Working FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

All the Livelong Day
Lovin' Al
The Mason
Neat to Be a Newsboy
Nobody Tells Me How
Treasure Island Trio
Un Mejor Dia Vendra
Just a Housewife
Millwork
Nightscate
Joe
If I Could've Been
It's an Art
Brother Trucker
Husbands and Wives
Fathers and Sons
Cleanin' Women
Something to Point To
American Dreaming
Nobody Goes Out Anymore
The Working Girls Apache
Hots Michael at the Piano
All The Livelong Day
Nobody Tells Me How
Brother Trucker
Just A Housewife
Millwork
If I Could've Been
The Mason
It's an Art
Joe
Cleanin' Women
Fathers & Sons
Something to Point To
Working has had 5 productions including Broadway which opened in 1978, Broadway which opened in 1978, which opened in 1999, West End which opened in 2017 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2019.
Best Book of a Musical for Stephen Schwartz, Best Lighting Design for Ken Billington, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Craig Carnelia, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Micki Grant, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Mary Rodgers, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Susan Birkenhead, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Stephen SchwartzBest Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for James Taylor and Best Scenic Design for David Mitchell.

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