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Shubert Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
225 West 44th St.

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Can-Can Production Information


May 07, 1953

Closing:June 25, 1955
# Performances:892
Theatres: Forrest Theatre (Philadelphia, PA)
0/0/1953 - ?

Shubert Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
5/7/1953 - 6/25/1955

Production Type:Original Production
Production Status:
Run Type:Open Run
Version:Original Broadway Version


Other Productions of Can-Can

1953   Broadway Original Broadway Production
1954   West End London Production
West End
1955   US Tour National Tour
US Tour
1957   Milburn, NJ (Regional) Paper Mill Production
Milburn, NJ (Regional)
1959   Off-Broadway Off-Broadway Revival
1962   Off-Broadway City Center Revival
1978   New York New York Revival
New York
1981   Broadway Broadway Revival
1988   International Tour
1988   West End London Revival
West End
2004   Off-Broadway Encores! Concert
2007   London Lost Musicals Concert
2007   Los Angeles Pasadena Playhouse Production
Los Angeles
2017   Broadway Broadway Revival Production


Audio Recordings

1953  Original Broadway Cast
1954  Original London Cast
1958  Studio Cast
1960  Film Soundtrack
1960  Studio Cast
1961  Studio Cast
1988  London Revival Cast
unknown (i)  Studio Cast
unknown (ii)  Studio Cast
unknown (iii)  Studio Cast
unknown (iv)  Studio Cast
unknown (v)  Studio Cast
unknown (vi)  Studio Cast
unknown (vii)  Studio Cast
unknown (i)  Instrumental
unknown (ii)  Instrumental
unknown (iii)  Instrumental

Show Information

SHOW TYPE: Musical

Score Overview

The following is a list of songs in the show or that have been included in the show in various versions:

Main Program

Maidens Typical of France
Never Give Anything Away
C'est Magnifique
Come Along with Me
Live and Let Live
I Am in Love
If You Loved Me Truly
The Garden of Eden Ballet
Eve's Dance
Never, Never Be an Artist
It's All Right with Me
Every Man Is a Stupid Man
Apache Dance
a.k.a. The Apaches
I Love Paris

Cut during Philadelphia tryout

The Law
I Shall Positively Pay You Next Monday
A Man Must His Honor Defend


Nothing to Do But Work
Laundry Scene
Her Heart Was in Her Work
Who Said Gay Paree?
What a Fair Thing Is a Woman
Am I in Love?
To Think That This Could Happen to Me
a.k.a. To Think This Could Happen to Me
I Do
If Only You Could Love Me
When Love Comes to Call
I Like the Ladies

Added to the film version

You Do Something to Me
Let's Do It, Let's Fall in Love
Just One of Those Things
a.k.a. It Was Just One of Those Things

Added to the 1988 revival

Why Shouldn't I?
a.k.a. Why Shouldn't I
The Cocotte
You Don't Know Paree
All of You
Nobody's Chasing Me

Added to the international tour

I've Got You Under My Skin

Can-Can - 1953 Broadway Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Theatre World Awards - 1953 - Performance
Gwen Verdon