ON THIS DAY



VIDEO: On This Day, May 6- Happy Birthday, Adrienne Warren!
by A.A. Cristi - May 6, 2021

On this day, we're celebrating the birthday of the Tony Award-nominated star of Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, the great Adrienne Warren!

VIDEO: On This Day, May 5- DAMN YANKEES Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - May 5, 2021

On this day in 1955, Broadway hit one out of the park when the musical Damn Yankees celebrated its opening night!

VIDEO: On This Day, May 4- SWEET CHARITY Returns to Broadway, Starring Christina Applegate
by A.A. Cristi - May 4, 2021

On this day in 2005, a revival of the classic musical, Sweet Charity opened on Broadway, starring Christina Applegate, who danced the title role just weeks after breaking her ankle during the show's out-of-town tryout.

VIDEO: On This Day, May 3- KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - May 3, 2021

On this day in 1993, John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Terrence McNally's Kiss of the Spider Woman, opened at the Broadhurst Theatre.

VIDEO: On This Day, April 26- BANDSTAND Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - April 26, 2021

On this day in 2017, the musical Bandstand opened on Broadway in a production directed and choreographed by Andy Blankenbuehler.

VIDEO: On This Day, May 2- SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Opens on Broadway!
by A.A. Cristi - May 2, 2021

On this day in 1984, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's art-world masterpiece, Sunday in the Park with George, opened on Broadway starring Mandy Patinkin and Bernadette Peters.

VIDEO: On This Day, May 1- THE DROWSY CHAPERONE Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - May 1, 2021

On this day in 2006, the hilarious new musical The Drowsy Chaperone opened at Broadway's Marquis Theatre!

VIDEO: On This Day, April 30- Dolly Parton's 9 TO 5 Opens On Broadway!
by A.A. Cristi - April 30, 2021

On this day in 2009, Dolly Parton's 9 to 5 officially punched the Broadway time clock on its opening night at the Marriott Marquis.

VIDEO: On This Day, April 29- Jonathan Larson's RENT Opens on Broadway!
by A.A. Cristi - April 29, 2021

On this day in 1996, Rent, written by Jonathan Larson and directed by Michael Greif, opened at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre.

VIDEO: On This Day, April 27- Larry Kramer's THE NORMAL HEART Opens on Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - April 27, 2021

On this day in 2011, the star-studded Broadway premiere of Larry Kramer's landmark play The Normal Heart opened on Broadway at the Golden Theater.

VIDEO: On This Day, April 25- PIPPIN Returns to Broadway!
by A.A. Cristi - April 25, 2021

On this day in 2013, Diane Paulus' high-flying revival of Stephen Schwartz PIPPIN opened on Broadway at the Music Box Theater!

VIDEO: On This Day, April 24- ANASTASIA Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - April 24, 2021

On this day in 2017, the musical adaptation of the animated film Anastasia opened on Broadway!

VIDEO: On This Day, April 23- THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Starring Cicely Tyson Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - April 23, 2021

On this day in 2013, the heartfelt play The Trip to Bountiful opened on Broadway at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. 

VIDEO: On This Day, April 22- HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - April 22, 2021

On this day in 2014, Neil Patrick Harris returned to Broadway in John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask's Hedwig and the Angry Inch!

VIDEO: On This Day, April 21- Happy Birthday, Patti LuPone!
by A.A. Cristi - April 21, 2021

On this day we celebrate the birthday of two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone!

VIDEO: On This Day, April 20- AMERICAN IDIOT Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - April 20, 2021

On this day in 2010, Green Day's musical American Idiot opened at the St. James Theatre, where it ran for 422 performances.

VIDEO: On This Day, April 19- FUN HOME Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - April 19, 2021

On this day in 2015, the groundbreaking musical Fun Home began its Broadway run at Circle in the Square. 

VIDEO: On This Day, April 18- THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - April 18, 2021

On this day in 2002, a star was born as the musical adaptation of the classic film Thoroughly Modern Millie opened on Broadway, launching the career of the great Sutton Foster!

VIDEO: On This Day, April 17- HADESTOWN Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - April 17, 2021

On this day in 2019, Broadway went way down with Anais Mitchell's acclaimed new musical, Hadestown, starring Outer Critics Circle Award nominee Reeve Carney, Tony Award winner André De Shields, Tony Award nominee Amber Gray, two-time Tony Award nominee Eva Noblezada, and Tony Award nominee Patrick Page.

VIDEO: On This Day, April 16- THE KING & I Returns to Broadway Starring Kelli O'Hara
by A.A. Cristi - April 16, 2021

On this day in 2015, Lincoln Center's lush revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King & I opened starring Tony Award-winner Kelli O'Hara. 

VIDEO: On This Day, April 15- NEXT TO NORMAL Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - April 15, 2021

On this day in 2009, the emotional new musical Next to Normal celebrated its opening night on Broadway.

VIDEO: On This Day, April 14- IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - April 14, 2021

On this day in 2015, the new musical It Shoulda Been You, from Brian Hargrove and Barbara Anselmi opened on Broadway featuring an all-star cast including Lisa Howard, Tyne Daly, Harriet Harris, and Sierra Boggess, and directed by David Hyde Pierce. 

VIDEO: On This Day, April 13- LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL Opens On Broadway Starring Audra McDonald
by A.A. Cristi - April 13, 2021

On this day in 2014, Audra McDonald returned to Broadway as legendary jazz singer, Billie Holiday, in the musical drama, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill.

VIDEO: On This Day, April 12- AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Opens on Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - April 12, 2021

On this day in 2015, the Broadway production of An American in Paris leapt into its opening night at the Palace Theater.

VIDEO: On This Day, April 11- MATILDA Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - April 11, 2021

On this day in 2013, the acclaimed musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's Matilda opened at Broadway's Shubert Theatre.


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