Theatre Information

Imperial Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
249 West 45th St.

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Wish You Were Here Production Information


June 25, 1952

Closing:November 28, 1953
# Performances:598
Theatres: Imperial Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
6/25/1952 - 11/28/1953

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


Other Productions of Wish You Were Here

1952   Broadway Original Broadway Production
1953   West End London Production
West End
1987   Off-Off-Broadway Equity Library Theatre Revival
2000   Off-Broadway Musicals in Mufti Concert


Audio Recordings

1952  Original Broadway Cast
1953  Original London Cast

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

Camp Karefree
a.k.a. Camp Kare-Free Song
Goodbye Love
Social Director
Shopping Around
Bright College Days
Mix and Mingle
Could Be
Tripping the Light Fantastic
Where Did the Night Go?
Certain Individuals
They Won't Know Me
Summer Afternoon
Don Jose from Far Rockaway
Everybody Love Everybody
Wish You Were Here
Be-Bop reprise--Where Did the Night Go?

Cut prior to opening

Who Could Eat Now
Glimpse of Love
Ain't Nature Grand

Added after Broadway opening

There's Nothing Nicer Than People

Wish You Were Here - 1952 Broadway Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Tony Awards - 1953 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Sheila Bond
Tony Awards - 1953 - Best Stage Technician
Abe Kurnit