Theatre Information

Alvin Theatre (New York, NY)
250 W. 52nd St.

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It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman Production Information


March 09, 1966 (19 previews)


March 29, 1966

Closing:July 16, 1966
# Performances:129
Theatres: Alvin Theatre (New York, NY)
3/9/1966 - 7/16/1966

Alvin Theatre (New York, NY)
3/29/1966 - 7/16/1966

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


Other Productions of It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman

1966   Broadway Original Broadway Production
1992   East Haddam, CT (Regional) Goodspeed Revival
East Haddam, CT (Regional)
2007   Los Angeles Reprise! Concert
Los Angeles
2007   Off-Broadway Musicals in Mufti Concert


Audio Recordings

1966  Composer's Demo
1966  Original Broadway Cast

Show Information

SHOW TYPE: Musical


  • Superman (alternate title)

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

Doing Good
We Need Him
It's Superman
We Don't Matter at All
The Woman for the Man
You've Got Possibilities
What I've Always Wanted
Everything's Easy When You Know How
It's Super Nice
So Long, Big Guy
The Strongest Man in the World
Ooh, Do You Love You!
You've Got What I Need
I'm Not Finished Yet
Pow! Bam! Zonk!

Cut prior to opening

Dot, Dot, Dot
a.k.a. End of Paragraph Dot, Dot, Dot
I'm Too Young to Die
The Superman March
A Woman Alone
It's a Long Slow Climb Going Up but a Short Quick Slide Coming Down

Cut prior to rehearsals

Did You See That?
I Never Felt This Way Before
The Supernote

Added to the 1975 television production

It's a Swell Country

It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman - 1966 Broadway Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Tony Awards - 1966 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Jack Cassidy
Michael O'Sullivan
Tony Awards - 1966 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Patricia Marand