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Aida Production History

Aida Show Information

  • Elaborate Lives: The Legend of Aida (pre-Broadway title)
  • Previews: February 25, 2000 (30 previews)
    Opening:March 23, 2000
    Closing:September 05, 2004
    # Performances:1852
    Theatres: Cadillac Palace Theatre ( Chicago, IL)
    11/12/1999 - ?
    Palace Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
    2/25/2000 - 9/5/2004
    Production Type:Original Production
    Run Type:Open Run
    Market:Broadway
    Running Time:Two hours and 40 minutes with one intermission
    Intermissions:1
    Show type Musical
    Other titles:
    • Elaborate Lives (pre-Broadway title)

    Other Productions of Aida

    1996   New York Reading
    New York
    1997   New York Reading
    New York
    1998   World Premiere
    2000   Broadway Original Broadway Production
    Broadway
    2001   US Tour National Tour
    US Tour
    2004   Regional (US) Regional Premiere
    Regional (US)
    2006   St. Louis, MO (Regional) St. Louis MUNY Production
    St. Louis, MO (Regional)

    Aida - 2000 Broadway Awards and Nominations

    Note: Award winners will appear on a background
    Year Ceremony Category Nominee
    2000 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Actress - Musical Heather Headley
    2000 Outer Critics Circle Awards Outstanding Actress in a Musical Heather Headley
    2000 Tony Awards Best Costume Design Bob Crowley
    2000 Tony Awards Best Lighting Design Natasha Katz
    2000 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Elton John
    2000 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Tim Rice
    2000 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Heather Headley
    2000 Tony Awards Best Scenic Design Bob Crowley