Theatre Information

St. James Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
246 West 44th St.

The 1940's Radio Hour Production Information


September 25, 1979 (14 previews)


October 07, 1979

Closing:January 06, 1980
# Performances:105
Theatres: St. James Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
9/25/1979 - 1/6/1980

Production Type:Original Production
Production Status:
Run Type:Open Run

Other Productions of The 1940's Radio Hour

1979   Broadway Original Broadway Production
1986   Milburn, NJ (Regional) Paper Mill Production
Milburn, NJ (Regional)



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

Chatanooga Choo-Choo
a.k.a. Chatanooga Choo Choo
You're Driving Me Crazy
Our Love Is Here to Stay
That Old Black Magic
a.k.a. Black Magic
Ain't She Sweet
How About You
a.k.a. How About You?
Blue Moon
Chiquita Banana
Rose of the Rio Grande
I'll Never Smile Again
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B
a.k.a. Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
Blues in the Night
I Got It Bad
a.k.a. I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good
Jingle Bells
At Last
Little Brown Jug
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
a.k.a. Have a Merry Little Christmas
Strike Up the Band!
a.k.a. Strike Up the Band
I'll Be Seeing You

Cut prior to the Broadway opening

Top Hat, White Tie and Tails
All the Things You Are
For Me and My Gal
Prelude to a Kiss
My Funny Valentine
The Lady Is a Tramp
I'll Be Around
You Go to My Head

The 1940's Radio Hour - 1979 Broadway Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Costume Design
William Ivey Long
Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Walton Jones
Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Joe Grifasi
Jeff Keller
Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Crissy Wilza
Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Musical