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Barnum Production History

Barnum Show Information

Previews: April 05, 1980 (26 previews)
Opening:April 30, 1980
Closing:May 16, 1982
# Performances:854
Theatres: St. James Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
4/5/1980 - 5/16/1982
Production Type:Original Production
Run Type:Open Run
Market:Broadway
Intermissions:1
Version:Original Broadway Version
Show type Musical

Other Productions of Barnum

1980   Broadway Original Broadway Production
Broadway
1981   US Tour 1st National Tour
US Tour
1981   West End London Production
West End
1981   US Tour 2nd National Tour
US Tour
1985   West End Return Engagement [West End]
West End
1992   West End London Revival
West End

Barnum - 1980 Broadway Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
1980 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Actor in a Musical Jim Dale
1980 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Choreography Joe Layton
1980 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Director of a Musical Joe Layton
1980 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Music Cy Coleman
1980 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Musical 0
1980 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Set Design David Mitchell
1980 The Hewes Awards Scenic Design David Mitchell
1980 Tony Awards Best Book of a Musical Mark Bramble
1980 Tony Awards Best Choreography Joe Layton
1980 Tony Awards Best Costume Design Theoni V. Aldredge
1980 Tony Awards Best Direction of a Musical Joe Layton
1980 Tony Awards Best Lighting Design Craig Miller
1980 Tony Awards Best Musical Cy Coleman
1980 Tony Awards Best Musical Lois Rosenfield
1980 Tony Awards Best Musical Maurice Rosenfield
1980 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Cy Coleman
1980 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Michael Stewart
1980 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Jim Dale
1980 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Glenn Close
1980 Tony Awards Best Scenic Design David Mitchell
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