42nd Street Production History

42nd Street Show Information

Previews: August 18, 1980 (6 previews)
Opening:August 25, 1980
Closing:January 08, 1989
# Performances:3486
Theatres: Winter Garden Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
8/18/1980 - 3/29/1981
Majestic Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
3/30/1981 - 4/5/1987
St. James Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
4/7/1987 - 1/8/1989
Production Type:Original Production
Run Type:Open Run
Market:Broadway
Intermissions:1
Show type Musical

Other Productions of 42nd Street

1980   Broadway Original Broadway Production
Broadway
1983   US Tour 1st National Tour
US Tour
1984   US Tour 2nd National Tour
US Tour
1984   West End London Production
West End
1991   West End Return Engagement [West End]
West End
2001   Broadway Broadway Revival
Broadway
2002   US Tour National Tour
US Tour
2006   Pittsburgh, PA (Regional) Pittsburgh CLO Revival
Pittsburgh, PA (Regional)
2015   US Tour Non-Equity National Tour
US Tour
2017   West End West End Revival
West End

42nd Street - 1980 Broadway Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
1991 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Lee Roy Reams
1981 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Choreography Gower Champion
1981 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Costume Design Theoni V. Aldredge
1981 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Lee Roy Reams
1981 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Musical 0
1981 Theatre World Awards Performance Wanda Richert
1981 Tony Awards Best Book of a Musical Michael Stewart
1981 Tony Awards Best Book of a Musical Mark Bramble
1981 Tony Awards Best Choreography Gower Champion
1981 Tony Awards Best Costume Design Theoni V. Aldredge
1981 Tony Awards Best Direction of a Musical Gower Champion
1981 Tony Awards Best Lighting Design Tharon Musser
1981 Tony Awards Best Musical David Merrick
1981 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Wanda Richert