Theatre Information

Shaftesbury Theatre (London, )
Holborn end of Shaftesbury Avenue

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They're Playing Our Song Production Information


October 01, 1980

Closing:May 08, 1982
# Performances:667
Theatres: Shaftesbury Theatre (London, )
10/1/1980 - 5/8/1982

Production Type:Original Production
Production Status:
Run Type:Open Run
Market:West End


Other Productions of They're Playing Our Song

1979   Broadway Original Broadway Production
1979   US Tour 1st National Tour
US Tour
1980   West End London Production
West End
1981   US Tour 2nd National Tour
US Tour
1986   Off-Off-Broadway Equity Library Theatre Revival


Audio Recordings

1979  Demo Recording
1979  Original Broadway Cast
1980  Original London Cast

Show Information

SHOW TYPE: Musical


  • Están Tocando Nuestra Canción (Spanish title)
  • Sie spielen unser Lied (German title)
  • Stanno Suonando la Nostra Canzone (Italian 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

a.k.a. Falling
Workin' It Out
a.k.a. Working It Out
If He Really Knew Me
They're Playing Our Song
a.k.a. They're Playing My Song
Just for Tonight
When You're in My Arms
I Still Believe in Love
Fill in the Words

Cut prior to opening

If We Give It Time
I've Got Those One Foot Blues

They're Playing Our Song - 1980 West End Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Olivier Awards - 1980 - Actor of the Year in a Musical
Tom Conti
Olivier Awards - 1980 - Actress of the Year in a Musical
Gemma Craven
Olivier Awards - 1980 - Musical of the Year
Neil Simon
Marvin Hamlisch