April 3, 2018 at 3:56 pm #1202523709
On this day in 2008, Lincoln Center Theater opened the very first Broadway revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s 1949 musical, South Pacific. Directed by Bartlett Sher, the production starred Kelli O’Hara, Paulo Szot, Danny Burstein, Matthew Morrison, & Loretta Ables Sayre. It went on to win 7 Tony Awards (including Best Revival of a Musical), and was filmed for broadcast on PBS.April 4, 2018 at 2:09 pm #1202524229
5 years ago today, Kinky Boots opened at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, where it is still running.April 29, 2018 at 7:17 am #1202537198
On this day in 1968, the original Broadway production of Hair opened at the Biltmore (now Samuel J. Friedman) Theatre, where it became a game changer in the musical theatre world by defining the genre of ‘rock musicals’.May 15, 2018 at 10:33 am #1202547513
Thirty years ago today (5/15/88), Carrie, probably the most famous musical flop in Broadway history, closed at the Virginia (now August Wilson) Theatre. It played five official performances and was lambasted by the critics. Done in by inept direction and a hopelessly out-of-touch depiction of high-school life, the show did boast some hauntingly beautiful music (mixed with more than a few duds) and the grandly game performances of Betty Buckley and Linzi Hateley.May 24, 2018 at 3:14 pm #1202553392
Come From Away played its 500th performance yesterday. http://www.playbill.com/article/see-come-from-away-celebrate-500-performances-on-broadway
May 29, 2018 at 4:50 pm #1202555704
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The Book Of Mormon played its 3,000th performance on Saturday. https://www.broadway.com/buzz/192326/we-believe-the-book-of-mormon-celebrates-3000-performances-on-broadway/June 13, 2018 at 6:31 pm #1202564995
To celebrate its 15th anniversary, several original Avenue Q cast members like Ann Harada, Stephanie D’Abruzzo, John Tartaglia and Rick Lyon will make appearances at the current Off-Broadway production from July 18-29. http://www.playbill.com/article/original-broadway-company-of-avenue-q-to-return-for-15th-anniversaryJune 17, 2018 at 10:11 am #1202567460
The Play That Goes Wrong played its 500th performance on Thursday. https://www.broadway.com/buzz/192573/something-went-right-the-play-that-goes-wrong-celebrates-500-performances/June 20, 2018 at 10:09 am #1202569533
At today’s performance, the Tooting Arts Club’s production of Sweeney Todd at the Barrow St. Theatre in New York becomes the longest-running production of that show ever at 578 performances.July 12, 2018 at 8:03 am #1202583730
Tonight (7/12/18), Wicked becomes the sixth longest-running production in Broadway history with its 6,138th performance. It passes A Chorus Line on the all-time list.July 16, 2018 at 2:22 pm #1202588185
The revival of My Fair Lady celebrated its 100th performance on Saturday night. https://www.broadway.com/buzz/192795/they-danced-all-night-my-fair-lady-celebrates-100-performances/July 19, 2018 at 7:59 am #1202590403
Summer: The Donna Summer Musical played its 100th performance last night. http://www.playbill.com/article/see-summer-the-donna-summer-musical-celebrate-100-broadway-performancesJuly 31, 2018 at 8:57 am #1202599812
15 years ago on this very day, Avenue Q opened on Broadway.September 14, 2018 at 2:59 pm #1202632113
Desperate Measures celebrated its 100th performance yesterday. http://www.playbill.com/article/see-off-broadways-desperate-measures-celebrate-100-performances
September 19, 2018 at 5:20 pm #1202637380
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Waitress celebrated its 1,000th performance today. https://www.broadway.com/buzz/193414/what-baking-can-do-waitress-celebrates-1000-broadway-performances-with-karaoke/
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