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On the Twentieth Century Production History

On the Twentieth Century Show Information

Previews: February 09, 1978 (11 previews)
Opening:February 19, 1978
Closing:March 18, 1979
# Performances:449
Theatres: St. James Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
2/9/1978 - 3/18/1979
Production Type:Original Production
Run Type:Open Run
Market:Broadway
Intermissions:1
Version:Original Broadway Version
Show type Musical

Other Productions of On the Twentieth Century

1986   US Tour Touring Revival
US Tour
1978   Broadway Original Broadway Production
Broadway
1979   US Tour National Tour
US Tour
1980   West End London Production
West End
1985   Off-Off-Broadway Off-Off-Broadway Revival
Off-Off-Broadway
2005   Broadway Actors’ Fund Concert
Broadway
2015   Broadway Roundabout Theatre Broadway Revival
Broadway

On the Twentieth Century - 1978 Broadway Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
1980 Olivier Awards Actress of the Year in a Musical Julia McKenzie
1978 Tony Awards Best Book of a Musical Betty Comden
1978 Tony Awards Best Book of a Musical Adolph Green
1978 Tony Awards Best Direction of a Musical Harold Prince
1978 Tony Awards Best Musical Circle 2
1978 Tony Awards Best Musical Robert Fryer
1978 Tony Awards Best Musical Mary Lea Johnson
1978 Tony Awards Best Musical James Cresson
1978 Tony Awards Best Musical Martin Richards
1978 Tony Awards Best Musical Ira Bernstein
1978 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Betty Comden
1978 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Adolph Green
1978 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Cy Coleman
1978 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Kevin Kline
1978 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical John Cullum
1978 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Imogene Coca
1978 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Madeline Kahn
1978 Tony Awards Best Scenic Design Robin Wagner