Musicals

Pins and Needles

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Start: 11/27/1937
End: 6/22/1940
# of Shows: 1108

Pins and Needles, staged by the Cultural Division of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union in 1937, was an unusual mixture of Broadway show music style and '30s union content. It also had a union cast of workers who performed the show on weekends for four years in the late Depression. Labor Stage Theatre & Windsor Theatre - Original

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Hellzapoppin

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Start: 9/22/1938
End: 9/22/1938
# of Shows: 1404

Helzapoppin was a hilarious musical revue that was constantly rewritten to focus on current events. With no real plot, the show contained wild sight gags, zany props, audience participation sequences, dirty jokes, and numerous gunshots. 46th Street Theatre, Winter Garden Theatre & Majestic Theatre - Original

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Sons o' Fun

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Start: 12/1/1941
End: 8/29/1943
# of Shows: 742

Sons o' Fun is a musical revue written by the comedy team of Olsen and Johnson, consisting of John "Ole" Olsen and Harold "Chic" Johnson, with music and lyrics by Sammy Fain and Jack Yellen. Winter Garden Theatre & 46th Street Theatre - Original

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Oklahoma!

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Start: 3/31/1943
End: 5/29/1948
# of Shows: 2212

Laurey is a headstrong farm girl who doesn't want to fall willingly into the arms of the handsome cowboy, Curly. In her attempts to avoid him, she ends up turning to the dark-hearted farm hand, Jud Fry, who wants to do more than take her to the dance. St. James Theatre - Original

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Follow the Girls

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Start: 4/8/1944
End: 5/18/1946
# of Shows: 888

Follow the Girls featured a burlesque striptease queen who becomes the star attraction at the Spotlight, a servicemen's club in Great Neck, Long Island, and was full of songs, dance numbers, and comedy routine. New Century Theatre, 44th Street Theatre & Broadhurst Theatre - Original

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Song of Norway

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Start: 8/21/1944
End: 9/7/1946
# of Shows: 860

Romantically portrayed and with glorious music, Song of Norway tells the story of composer Edvard Grieg as he dreams of international fame, but after experiencing it under the patronage of a famous Italian prima donna, realizes where his true creativity lies, and returns to his two loves: childhood sweetheart Nina and his home in Bergen, Norway. Imperial Theatre & Broadway Theatre - Original

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Annie Get Your Gun

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Start: 5/16/1946
End: 2/12/1949
# of Shows: 1147

Annie Oakley and Frank Butler meet when she beats him in a sharpshooting contest at Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show and the two have to negotiate between their completive sides and their blossoming love for each other.Imperial Theatre - Original

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Finian's Rainbow

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Start: 1/10/1947
End: 10/2/1948
# of Shows: 725

Finian McLonergan and his daughter Sharon travel to Missitucky to bury a pot of gold, hoping it will grow and multiply there. However, they have been followed from Ireland by a leprechaun, who is determined to recover his treasure. 46th Street Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1947 Best Featured Actor (Musical) Winner- David Wayne
  • 1947 Best Choreography Winner - Michael Kidd
  • 1948 Conductor and Musical Director Winner - Milton Rosenstock
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High Button Shoes

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Start: 10/9/1947
End: 7/2/1949
# of Shows: 727

College frivolity and the fight for "dear old Rutgers", intermingled with the hilarious adventures of Harrison Floy, a small-time pitchman, mark this Jule Styne/Sammy Cahn collaboration as a very lively production. New Century Theatre, Shubert Theatre, & Broadway Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1948 Choreographer Winner- Jerome Robbins
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Where's Charley?

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Start: 10/11/1948
End: 9/9/1950
# of Shows: 792

Charley and Jack invite Kitty and Amy to lunch under the supervision of Charley's aunt, Donna Lucia, but when she doesn't show up, he dresses as her to ensure the girls can visit. However, they've brought their own chaperone, a man who soon falls in love with this "aunt." When the real they run into even more trouble and have to think (and change) fast to get out of it. St. James Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1949 Best Actor (Musical) Winner - Ray Bolger
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Kiss Me, Kate

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Start: 12/30/1948
End: 7/28/1951
# of Shows: 1077

New Century Theatre & Shubert Theatre - Original - Based on The Taming of the Shrew. Set in Ford's Theatre, Baltimore in June 1948.

Tony Awards ®

  • 1949 Best Musical Winner: Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Bella Spewack and Samuel Spewack
  • 1949 Author (Musical) Winner - Bella Spewack and Samuel Spewack
  • 1949 Best Composer and Lyricist Winner: Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter
  • 1949 Best Costume Design Winner -Lemuel Ayers
  • 1949 Producer (Musical) Winner - Saint Subber and Lemuel Ayers
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South Pacific

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Start: 4/7/1949
End: 1/16/1954
# of Shows: 1925

Majestic Theatre & Broadway Theatre - Original - Set in two islands in the South Pacific in World War II.

Tony Awards ®

  • 1950 Best Musical Winner - Produced in association with Joshua Logan and Leland Hayward; Book by Joshua Logan and Oscar Hammerstein II; Produced by Oscar Hammerstein II and Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Music by Richard Rodgers
  • 1950 Libretto Winner - Book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan
  • 1950 Best Original Score Winner - Richard Rodgers
  • 1950 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - Ezio Pinza
  • 1950 Best Actress in a Musical Winner - Mary Martin
  • 1950 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Myron McCormick
  • 1950 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner - Juanita Hall
  • 1950 Producer (Musical) Winner - Produced by Oscar Hammerstein II and Richard Rodgers; Produced in association with Leland Hayward and Joshua Logan
  • 1950 Best Director Winner - Directed by Joshua Logan
  • 1949 Best Scenic Design Winner - Jo Mielziner
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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

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Start: 12/8/1949
End: 9/15/1951
# of Shows: 740

The story involves an American woman's voyage to Paris to perform in a nightclub. Ziegfeld Theatre - Original

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Guys and Dolls

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Start: 11/24/1950
End: 11/28/1953
# of Shows: 1200

Nathan Detroit, the organizer of the oldest permanent floating crap game, bets Sky Masterson that he can't make the next girl he sees fall in love with him- this is Miss Sarah Brown of the Save-a-Soul Mission. Meanwhile, Nathan's cold wife and the main attraction at the Hot Box nightclub - Miss Adelaide, only wants to get married. In the end the gamblers and "spunky do-gooders"are thrown together. 46th Street Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1951 Best Musical Winner - Music by Frank Loesser; Lyrics by Frank Loesser; Book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows; Produced by Feuer & Martin
  • 1951 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - Robert Alda
  • 1951 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner - Isabel Bigley
  • 1951 Best Choreography Winner - Michael Kidd
  • 1951 Best Director Winner - Staged by George S. Kaufman
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The King and I

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Start: 3/29/1951
End: 3/20/1954
# of Shows: 1246

Anna Leonowens arrives in Siam to serve as a tutor to the King's many children. Both stuck in their seperate cultural ways, the two eventually learn to understand, respect and love each other. St. James Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1952 Best Musical Winner - Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Music by Richard Rodgers
  • 1952 Best Actress in a Musical Winner - Gertrude Lawrence
  • 1952 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Yul Brynner
  • 1952 Best Scenic Design Winner - Jo Mielziner
  • 1952 Best Costume Design Winner - Irene Sharaff
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Can-Can

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Start: 5/7/1953
End: 6/25/1955
# of Shows: 892

Can-Can concerns the showgirls of the Montmartre dance halls during the 1890s. Shubert Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1954 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner - Gwen Verdon
  • 1954 Best Choreography Winner - Michael Kidd
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Comedy in Music

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Start: 10/2/1953
End: 1/21/1956
# of Shows: 849

Comedy in Music is an original Broadway comedy by Victor Borge, with no additional cast involved, performed as a one-man show. John Golden Theatre - Original

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The Pajama Game

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Start: 5/13/1954
End: 11/24/1956
# of Shows: 1063

Workers at the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory are demanding a raise of seven and a half cents an hour but the union's demands are falling on deaf ears. Meanwhile, a romance is budding between Babe, the grievance committee head, and Sid, the new factory superintendent. St. James Theatre & Shubert Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1955 Best Musical - Book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell; Music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; Lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; Produced by Frederick Brisson, Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince
  • 1955 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner - Carol Haney
  • 1955 Best Choreography Winner- Bob Fosse
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Fanny

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Start: 11/4/1954
End: 12/16/1956
# of Shows: 888

Set in and around the Old Port of Marseilles over a period of years not so long ago, Fanny follows a tale of passion, secrets and intrigue. Majestic Theatre & Belasco Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1955 Best Actor in a Musical Winner- Walter Slezak
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Damn Yankees

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Start: 5/5/1955
End: 10/12/1957
# of Shows: 1019

Joe Boyd sells his soul to the devil, Mr. Applegate, for "one good Long ball hitter" for his team, the Washington Senators. Mr. Applegate grants his wish, turning him into a 22 year old sports superstar who can must go back to his wife before 9 pm on the final game day if he doesn't want Mr. Applegate to get his soul. 46th Street Theatre & Adelphi Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1956 Best Musical - Book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop; Music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; Produced by Frederick Brisson, Harold S. Prince and Robert E. Griffith; Produced in association with Albert B. Taylor
  • 1956 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - Ray Walston
  • 1956 Best Actress in a Musical Winner - Gwen Verdon
  • 1956 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Russ Brown
  • 1956 Best Choreography Winner -Bob Fosse
  • 1956 Conductor and Musical Director Winner - Hal Hastings
  • 1956 Stage Technician Winner - Harry Green
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My Fair Lady

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Start: 3/15/1956
End: 9/29/1962
# of Shows: 2717

Mark Hellinger Theatre, Broadhurst Theatre & Broadway Theatre - Original - A musical in two acts. Set in and around London in 1912.

Tony Awards ®

  • 1957 Best Musical Winner - Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner; Music by Frederick Loewe; Produced by Herman Levin •
  • 1957 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - Rex Harrison
  • 1957 Best Scenic Design Winner - Oliver Smith
  • 1957 Best Costume Design Winner - Cecil Beaton
  • 1957 Conductor and Musical Director Winner - Franz Allers
  • 1957 Best Direction Winner - Moss Har
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Bells Are Ringing

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Start: 11/29/1956
End: 3/7/1959
# of Shows: 924

Telephone operator Ella Peterson adopts different personalities while on the job. Her life is perfect until she begins a complicated romance with one of her clients, Jeff Moss, and the police start looking in on her boss's operations. Shubert Theatre & Alvin Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1957 Best Actress in a Musical Winner - Judy Holliday
  • 1957 Best Featured Actor in a Musical - Sydney Chaplin
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West Side Story

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Start: 9/26/1957
End: 6/27/1959
# of Shows: 732

When Tony goes to support the Jets at a school dance he meets Maria, the sister of the Shark's leader, Bernardo, and falls in love. They dream of overcoming their differences, but gang violence makes it impossible for them to live happily ever after. Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway Theatre & Winter Garden Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1958 Best Scenic Design Winner - Oliver Smith
  • 1958 Best Choreography Winner- Jerome Robbins
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The Music Man

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Start: 12/19/1957
End: 4/15/1961
# of Shows: 1375

With his fast-talking style, "Professor" Harold Hill convinces the parents of River City to buy instruments and uniforms for their youngsters in order to save them, but chaos ensues as Hill's credentials are questioned and he is called upon to prove himself to the citizens of River City. Majestic Theatre & Broadway Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1959 Best Stage Technician Winner - Sammy Knapp
  • 1958 Best Musical Winner - Book by Meredith Willson; Music by Meredith Willson; Lyrics by Meredith Willson; Story by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey; Produced by Kermit Bloomgarden and Herbert Greene; Produced in association with Frank Productions, Inc.
  • 1958 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - Robert Preston
  • 1958 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - David Burns
  • 1958 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner - Barbara Cook
  • 1958 Conductor and Musical Director Winner - Herbert Greene
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La Plume de Ma Tante

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Start: 11/11/1958
End: 12/17/1960
# of Shows: 835

A cast of 16 performs a series of skits, many in pantomime, that satirize French culture and customs. Royale Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1959 Special Awards Winner: Performer - Pamela Austin, Colette Brosset, Roger Caccia, Yvonne Constant, Genevieve Coulombel, Robert Dhéry, Michael Kent, Jean Lefevre, Jacques Legras, Michel Modo, Pierre Olaf, Nicole Parent, Ross Parker and Henri Pennec
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Gypsy

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Start: 5/21/1959
End: 3/25/1961
# of Shows: 702

Mama Rose is determined that her younger daughter June will have a successful career, but after June elopes, Mama turns all her attention on her older, less talented daughter, Loise, who eventually becomes a burlesque stripper named Gypsy Rose Lee. Broadway Theatre & Imperial Theatre - Original

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The Sound of Music

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Start: 11/16/1959
End: 6/15/1963
# of Shows: 1443

Maria, a nun who is causing the Abbey trouble is sent off to be governess to Captain Von Trapp's seven troublesome children. Maria teaches them to sing and Captain Von Trapp to love, but when the Nazis invade Austria, the whole family is forced to flee to safety. Lunt-Fontanne Theatre & Mark Hellinger Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1960 Best Musical Winner - Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Music by Richard Rodgers; Produced by Leland Hayward, Richard Halliday, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II
  • 1960 Best Actress in a Musical Winner - Mary Martin
  • 1960 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner - Patricia Neway
  • 1960 Best Scenic Design (Musical) Winner - Oliver Smith
  • 1960 Best Conductor and Musical Director Winner - Frederick Dvonch
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Fiorello!

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Start: 11/23/1959
End: 10/28/1961
# of Shows: 795

Set in New York City shortly before World War One and ten years later, The story of the rise to power of New York's Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia, a man who cleaned up New York politics singlehandedly. Broadhurst Theatre & Broadway Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1960 Best Musical Winner - Book by Jerome Weidman and George Abbott; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick; Music by Jerry Bock; Produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince
  • 1960 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Tom Bosley
  • 1960 Best Direction of a Musical Winner- George Abbott
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Camelot

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Start: 12/3/1960
End: 1/5/1963
# of Shows: 873

Guinevere, King Arthur's lovely wife, encourages him to establish the Knights of the Round Table. As the Knights grow in fame, Lancelot Du Lac becomes the most celebrated of all of them, and rumors begin to circulate about his affair with Guinevere. Can Camelot be the idealistic place of Arthur's dreams? Majestic Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1961 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - Richard Burton
  • 1961 Best Scenic Design (Musical) Winner: Oliver Smith
  • 1961 Best Costume Design (Musical) Winner: Adrian and Tony Duquette
  • 1961 Best Conductor and Musical Director Winner: Franz Allers
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Carnival!

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Start: 4/13/1961
End: 1/5/1963
# of Shows: 719

Lili, a lonely orphan, is enchanted with a traveling carnival troupe. She finally gets to join the troupe and ends up working with the puppet act. Meanwhile, both the puppeteer, Paul, and the magician, Marco the Magnificent, have fallen in love with Lili. The two men engage in a fierce rivalry for Lili’s affections. In the end, Lili chooses Paul and they live happily ever after.Imperial Theatre & Winter Garden Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1962 Best Actress in a Musical Winner - Anna Maria Alberghetti
  • 1962 Best Scenic Design Winner - Will Steven Armstrong
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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

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Start: 10/14/1961
End: 3/6/1965
# of Shows: 1417

Finch is a window washer who finds a book called "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," which he uses to get a job at World Wide Wickets and move up in the company. Frump, a co-worker he left behind on the way up, tries to sabotage Finch as he gets higher and higher in the organization, but in the end Finch is forced to make a few choices without the help of his book. 46th Street Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1962 Best Musical Winner - Book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert; Music by Frank Loesser; Lyrics by Frank Loesser; Produced by Feuer & Martin
  • 1962 Best Author of a Musical Winner - Book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert
  • 1962 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - Robert Morse
  • 1962 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Charles Nelson Reilly
  • 1962 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Abe Burrows
  • 1962 Best Conductor and Musical Director Winner - Elliot Lawrence
  • 1962 Best Producer of a Musical Winner - Feuer & Martin
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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

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Start: 5/8/1962
End: 8/29/1964
# of Shows: 964

Pseudolus, the laziest slave in Rome, has but one wish - to purchase his freedom. When he finds out that the young master has fallen in love with a virgin in the house of Lycus, he concocts a deal whereby he will be freed if he can procure the girl for Hero. Alvin Theatre, Mark Hellinger Theatre, & Majestic Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1963 Best Musical Winner - Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart; Music by Stephen Sondheim; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Produced by Harold Prince
  • 1963 Best Author of a Musical Winner - Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart
  • 1963 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - Zero Mostel
  • 1963 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - David Burns
  • 1963 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - George Abbott
  • 1963 Best Producer of a Musical Winner - Harold Prince
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Oliver!

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Start: 1/6/1963
End: 11/14/1964
# of Shows: 774

After running away from the orphanage run by the heartless Mr. Bumble, Oliver meets the Artful Dodger and is recruited to pick pockets for Fagin. There, Oliver finds a friend in Nancy, but neither she nor the boy are fit for a life of crime. Imperial Theatre & Shubert Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1963 Best Composer and Lyricist Winner - Music by Lionel Bart; Lyrics by Lionel Bart
  • 1963 Best Scenic Design Winner - Sean Kenny
  • 1963 Best Conductor and Musical Director Winner - Donald Pippin
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Hello, Dolly!

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Start: 1/16/1964
End: 12/27/1970
# of Shows: 2844

Dolly Levi, the famous matchmaker, spends most of her time pairing others like Ambrose Kemper and Ermengarde, Cornelius Hackl and Irene Malloy, and Minnie Fayand and Barnaby Tucker, but soon decides its time to settle a match for herself - Horace Vandergellar. St. James Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1964 Best Musical Winner -Book by Michael Stewart; Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman; Produced by David Merrick
  • 1964 Best Composer and Lyricist Winner - Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
  • 1964 Best Actress in a Musical Winner - Carol Channing
  • 1964 Best Scenic Design Winner - Oliver Smith
  • 1964 Best Costume Design Winner - Freddy Wittop
  • 1964 Best Choreography Winner - Gower Champion
  • 1964 Best Direction (Musical) Winner - Directed by Gower Champion
  • 1964 Best Conductor and Musical Director Winner - Shepard Coleman
  • 1964 Best Producer (Musical) Winner- David Merrick
  • 1964 Best Author (Musical) Winner - Book by Michael Stewart
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Funny Girl

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Start: 3/26/1964
End: 7/1/1967
# of Shows: 1348

Zigfield Follies star Fanny Brice reflects on her life while awaiting the release of her husband, entrepreneur and gambler Nicky Arnstein, from prison. Based on incidents in the life of Fanny Brice.Winter Garden Theatre, Majestic Theatre & Broadway Theatre - Original

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Fiddler on the Roof

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Start: 9/22/1964
End: 7/2/1972
# of Shows: 3242

When Tevye's eldest daughter, Tzeitel, begs him to let her marry a poor tailor rather than the middle-aged butcher that he has already chosen for her, Tevye must choose between his own daughter's happiness and those beloved traditions that keep the outside world at bay. Imperial Theatre, Majestic Theatre & Broadway Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1972 Special Award Winner on becoming the longest-running musical in Broadway history
  • 1965 Best Musical Winner - Book by Joseph Stein; Music by Jerry Bock; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick; Produced by Harold Prince
  • 1965 Best Composer and Lyricist Winner - Music by Jerry Bock; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
  • 1965 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - Zero Mostel
  • 1965 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner - Maria Karnilova
  • 1965 Best Costume Design Winner - Patricia Zipprodt
  • 1965 Best Choreography Winner - Jerome Robbins
  • 1965 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Jerome Robbins
  • 1965 Best Producer of a Musical Winner - Harold Prince
  • 1965 Best Author (Musical) Winner - Book by Joseph Stein
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Man of La Mancha

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Start: 11/22/1965
End: 6/26/1971
# of Shows: 2328

This musical version of Don Quixote is framed by an incident allegedly from the life of its author, Miguel de Cervantes. Don Quixote is the mad, aging nobleman who embarrasses his respectable family by his adventures. ANTA Washington Square Theatre, Martin Beck Theatre, Eden Theatre & Mark Hellinger Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1966 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Albert W. Selden and Hal James; Written by Dale Wasserman; Music by Mitch Leigh; Lyrics by Joe Darion
  • 1966 Best Composer and Lyricist Winner - Music by Mitch Leigh; Lyrics by Joe Darion
  • 1966 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - Richard Kiley
  • 1966 Best Scenic Design Winner - Howard Bay
  • 1966 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Albert Marre 
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Mame

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Start: 5/24/1966
End: 1/3/1970
# of Shows: 1508

Mame Dennis's eccentric, bohemian lifestyle is interrupted when her late brother's son is entrusted to her care. But rather than adopt to any societal standards about child rearing, money-making and romance - Mame does everything with her own dramatic flair. Winter Garden Theatre & Broadway Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1966 Best Actress in a Musical Winner- Angela Lansbury
  • 1966 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Frankie Michaels
  • 1966 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner - Beatrice Arthur
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Cabaret

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Start: 11/20/1966
End: 9/6/1969
# of Shows: 1165

An aspiring writer named Cliff Bradshaw has traveled to Berlin in search of inspiration when happens upon Sally Bowles at a cabaret called the Kit Kat Klub. As the Nazis grow stronger, everything is thrown into disarray. Broadhurst Theatre, Imperial Theatre & Broadway Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1967 Best Musical Winner - Book by Joe Masteroff; Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb; Produced by Harold Prince; Produced in association with Ruth Mitchell
  • 1967 Best Composer and Lyricist Winner - Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
  • 1967 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Joel Grey
  • 1967 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner - Peg Murray
  • 1967 Best Scenic Design Winner - Boris Aronson
  • 1967 Best Costume Design Winner - Patricia Zipprodt
  • 1967 Best Choreography Winner - Ronald Field
  • 1967 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Harold Prince
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Hair

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Start: 4/29/1968
End: 7/1/1972
# of Shows: 1750

Berger is the leader of a politically active "tribe" of long haired hippies who include Claude, Berger, Jeannie, Shelia and Woof. But their love-filled way of life is thrown into disarray when Claude is drafted. Biltmore Theatre - Original

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Promises, Promises

Promises, Promises Poster
Start: 12/1/1968
End: 1/1/1972
# of Shows: 1281

Chuck loans his apartment to executives at the Insurance company where he works in exchange for promises of promotion and is in love with a waitress at the company restaurant named Fran. But when J.D. Sheldrake, the personnel director of the company, starts using Chuck's apartment to have an extra-marital affair with Fran, Chuck must decide just how much he is willing to sacrifice for advancement in the insurance company. Shubert Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1969 Best Actor in a Musical Winner- Jerry Orbach
  • 1969 Best Featured Actress in a Musica - Marian Mercer
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1776

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Start: 3/16/1969
End: 2/13/1972
# of Shows: 1217

John Adams, disliked by many in congress, joins up with Benjamin Franklin and Richard Henry Lee to bring forward a resolution for independence and Thomas Jefferson to draft the Declaration that will eventually set America free from England's tyranny. 46th Street Theatre, St. James Theatre & Majestic Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1969 Best Musical Winner- Book by Peter Stone; Music by Sherman Edwards; Lyrics by Sherman Edwards; Produced by Stuart Ostrow
  • 1969 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Ronad Holgate
  • 1969 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Peter Hunt
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Oh! Calcutta!

Oh! Calcutta! Poster
Start: 6/17/1969
End: 8/12/1972
# of Shows: 1314

A series of sketches on sex-related topics that was highly controversial due to its extended nude scenes. Eden Theatre & Belasco Theatre - Original

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Applause

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Start: 3/30/1970
End: 7/27/1972
# of Shows: 896

Eve is Margo Channing's biggest fan, but isn't happy until she is able to emulate her in every single way - stooping to steal her friends, fiance and standing as Broadway's biggest star. Palace Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1970 Best Musical Winner - Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Music by Charles Strouse; Lyrics by Lee Adams; Produced by Joseph Kipness and Lawrence Kasha
  • 1970 Best Actress in a Musical Winner - Lauren Bacall
  • 1970 Best Choreography Winner - Ron Field
  • 1970 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Ron Field
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Company

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Start: 4/26/1970
End: 1/1/1972
# of Shows: 705

Robert is a single man surrounded by married couples on his 35th birthday. Through a series of vignettes featuring his lovers and friends, Robert tries to make sense of the institution of marriage and comes to terms with what it means to be alive. Alvin Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1971 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Harold Prince
  • 1971 Best Book of a Musical Winner - Book by George Furth
  • 1971 Best Original Score Winner - Music by Stephen Sondheim
  • 1971 Best Scenic Design Winner - Boris Aronson
  • 1971 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Harold Prince
  • 1971 Best Lyrics Winner - Stephen Sondheim
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No, No, Nanette

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Start: 1/19/1971
End: 2/3/1973
# of Shows: 861

No, No, Nanette is a tap dancing musical comedy set in the stylish and vivacious 1920s. Comical entanglements of love and friendship ensue when young Nanette sheds her ladylike shell for a wild and exciting life. Globe Theatre - Original

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Jesus Christ Superstar

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Start: 10/12/1971
End: 7/1/1973
# of Shows: 711

Judas is concerned about Jesus' rise to power and association with the prostitute, Mary Magdalene, but Jesus ignores him and leads his followers to Jerusalem, where Judas' concerns prove to have been valid and Jesus is crucified. Mark Hellinger Theatre - Original

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Grease

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Start: 2/14/1972
End: 4/13/1980
# of Shows: 3388

When Danny, a popular tough guy, and Sandy, a virgin do-goody, go back to school after a summer fling, Sandy finds that Danny is a different boy than the one she knew over the summer and must decide whether they really do "go together." Eden Theatre, Broadhurst Theatre, Royale Theatre, & Majestic Theatre - Original

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Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope

Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope Poster
Start: 4/19/1972
End: 10/27/1974
# of Shows: 1065

This collection of songs with music from the African-American culture, including gospel, blues and calypso, paints an optimistic portrait of contemporary black life. Playhouse Theatre & Edison Theatre - Original

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Pippin

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Start: 10/23/1972
End: 6/12/1977
# of Shows: 1944

A young prince Pippin embarks on a dangerous journey, encouraged by a mysterious group of performers led by a Leading Player Imperial Theatre & Minskoff Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1973 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - Ben Vereen
  • 1973 Best Scenic Design Winner - Tony Walton 
  • 1973 Best Lighting Design Winner - Jules Fisher
  • 1973 Best Choreography Winner - Bob Fosse
  • 1973 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Bob Fosse
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Raisin

Raisin Poster
Start: 10/18/1973
End: 12/7/1975
# of Shows: 847

Walter Younger and his mother struggle over how best to use his late father's insurance money in this musical adaptation of Lorraine Hansberry's play, A Raisin in the Sun. Walter hopes to use it to open a liquor store and mother Lena is eager to move her family out of Chicago's black ghetto. 46th Street Theatre & Lunt-Fontanne Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1974 Best Actress in a Musical Winner - Virginia Capers
  • 1974 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Robert Nemiroff
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Candide

Candide Poster
Start: 3/10/1974
End: 1/4/1976
# of Shows: 740

Candide and his friends Cunegonde, Paquette, Maximilian, Dr. Pangloss, and the old lady (with one buttox) survive numerous disasters but never give up their search for truth in this "best of all possible worlds." Martin Beck Theatre - Original

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The Magic Show

The Magic Show Poster
Start: 5/28/1974
End: 12/31/1978
# of Shows: 1920

A young magician replaces a fading one, performing several amazing feats along with his assistants, in Stephen Schwartz's musical set in The Passaic Top Hat, a night club in New Jersey. Cort Theatre - Original

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The Wiz

The Wiz Poster
Start: 1/5/1975
End: 1/28/1979
# of Shows: 1672

Dorothy is blown by a tornado into munchkinland where she meets the Scarecrow, the Tin-man, and the Cowardly Lion. They all go off to see the Wizard of Oz, who turns out to be a phony, but she starts believing and they all live happily ever after. Majestic Theatre & Broadway Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1975 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Ken Harper
  • 1975 Best Original Score Winner - Music by Charlie Smalls; Lyrics by Charlie Smalls
  • 1975 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Ted Ross
  • 1975 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner - Dee Dee Bridgewater
  • 1975 Best Costume Design Winner - Geoffrey Holder
  • 1975 Best Choreography Winner - George Faison
  • 1975 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Geoffrey Holder
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Shenandoah

Shenandoah Poster
Start: 1/7/1975
End: 8/7/1977
# of Shows: 1050

A pacifist who refuses to participate in the Civil War is drawn into it when one of his sons is abducted and another is killed, in this musical adaptation of the 1965 film. Alvin Theatre & Mark Hellinger Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1975 Best Book of a Musical Winner - Book by James Lee Barrett, Peter Udell and Philip Rose
  • 1975 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - John Cullum
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Chicago

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Start: 6/3/1975
End: 8/27/1977
# of Shows: 936

Roxie Hart kills her lover and becomes a celebrity in this cynical satire of corruption in the criminal justice system set in 1920s Chicago. 46th Street Theatre - Original

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A Chorus Line

A Chorus Line Poster
Start: 7/25/1975
End: 4/28/1990
# of Shows: 6137

A Chorus Line tells of the achingly poignant ambitions of professional Broadway gypsies to land a job in the show, and is a powerful metaphor for all human aspiration. Shubert Theatre - Original - An audition in a Broadway Theatre.

Tony Awards ®

  • 1984 Special Award Winner - Presented with a special Gold Tony Award in honor of becoming Broadway's longest-running musical
  • 1976 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Joseph Papp
  • 1976 Best Book of a Musical Winner - James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante
  • 1976 Best Original Score Winner - Music by Marvin Hamlisch; Lyrics by Edward Kleban
  • 1976 Best Actress in a Musical Winner - Donna McKechnie
  • 1976 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Sammy Williams
  • 1976 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner - Carole Bishop
  • 1976 Best Lighting Design Winner - Tharon Musser
  • 1976 Best Choreography Winner - Michael Bennett and Bob Avian
  • 1976 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Michael Bennett
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Bubbling Brown Sugar

Bubbling Brown Sugar Poster
Start: 3/2/1976
End: 12/31/1977
# of Shows: 766

The musical vitality of Harlem in the 1920s, '30s and '40s is reexamined in this revue featuring classic and new songs. ANTA Playhouse - Original

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Oh! Calcutta!

Oh! Calcutta! Poster
Start: 9/24/1976
End: 8/6/1989
# of Shows: 5959

A series of sketches on sex-related topics that was highly controversial due to its extended nude scenes.Edison Theatre - Revival

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I Love My Wife

I Love My Wife Poster
Start: 4/17/1977
End: 5/20/1979
# of Shows: 857

Two couples in Trenton, N.J. contemplate wife-swapping in this Cy Coleman-Michael Stewart musical. Set in Trenton, New Jersey in the 70s. Ethel Barrymore Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1977 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Lenny Baker
  • 1977 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Gene Saks
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Annie

Annie Poster
Start: 4/21/1977
End: 1/2/1983
# of Shows: 2377

In the depths of the 1930's, Annie is a fiery young orphan girl who must live in a miserable orphanage run by the tyrannical Miss Hannigan. Her seemingly hopeless situation changes dramatically when she is selected to spend a short time at the residence of the wealthy munitions industrialist, Oliver Warbucks.Alvin Theatre, ANTA Playhouse, Eugene O'Neill Theatre & Uris Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1977 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Lewis Allen, Mike Nichols, Irwin Meyer and Stephen R. Friedman
  • 1977 Best Book of a Musical Winner - Book by Thomas Meehan
  • 1977 Best Original Score Winner - Music by Charles Strouse; Lyrics by Martin Charnin
  • 1977 Best Actress in a Musical Winner - Dorothy Loudon
  • 1977 Best Scenic Design Winner - David Mitchell
  • 1977 Best Costume Design Winner - Theoni V. Aldredge
  • 1977 Best Choreography Winner - Peter Gennaro
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Beatlemania

Beatlemania Poster
Start: 5/31/1977
End: 10/17/1979
# of Shows: 920

The lads from Liverpool are brought back to life in this concert of the Beatles' greatest hits. Winter Garden Theatre, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre & Palace Theatre - Original

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Dancin'

Dancin' Poster
Start: 3/27/1978
End: 6/27/1982
# of Shows: 1774

This anthology of dance vignettes, using a wide variety of styles, existing songs and no book, is directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse. Broadhurst Theatre & Ambassador Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1978 Best Lighting Design Winner - Jules Fisher
  • 1978 Best Choreography Winner - Bob Fosse
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Ain't Misbehavin'

Ain't Misbehavin' Poster
Start: 5/9/1978
End: 2/21/1982
# of Shows: 1604

A musical revue tribute the black musicians from the Harlem Renaissance. Longacre Theatre, Plymouth Theatre & Belasco Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1978 Best Musical - Produced by Emanuel Azenberg, Dasha Epstein, The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President), Jane Gaynor and Ron Dante
  • 1978 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner - Nell Carter
  • 1978 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Richard Maltby, Jr.
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The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Poster
Start: 6/19/1978
End: 3/27/1981
# of Shows: 1584

Miss Mona, the madam of a beloved Texas whorehouse, finds her business suddenly under attack from a television evangelist and local politicians, with even the local sheriff unable to do much to stop the sudden switch in public opinion. 46th Street Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1979 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Henderson Forsythe
  • 1979 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner - Carlin Glynn
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They're Playing Our Song

They're Playing Our Song Poster
Start: 2/11/1979
End: 9/6/1981
# of Shows: 1082

A neurotic composer and a wacky lyricist form a partnership and a tempestuous romance, expressing their thoughts in song both in their own solos and in songs where each is backed by three "alter egos." Imperial Theatre - Original

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Evita

Evita Poster
Start: 9/25/1979
End: 6/26/1983
# of Shows: 1567

Eva Peron talks her way to Buenos Aires and then proceeds to sleep her way up the ladder, becoming a celebrated actress. When her lover, Colonel Juan Perón, becomes elected president she reaches the height of her fame and at the end of her life questions whether or not she took the right path. Broadway Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1980 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Robert Stigwood
  • 1980 Best Book of a Musical Winner - Book by Tim Rice [winner]
  • 1980 Best Original Score Winner - Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Tim Rice
  • 1980 Best Actress in a Musical Winner - Patti LuPone
  • 1980 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Mandy Patinkin
  • 1980 Best Lighting Design Winner - David Hersey
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Sugar Babies

Sugar Babies Poster
Start: 10/8/1979
End: 8/28/1982
# of Shows: 1208

The comics, variety acts and showgirls of the burlesque era are recalled in this musical revue. Mark Hellinger Theatre - Original

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Barnum

Barnum Poster
Start: 4/30/1980
End: 5/16/1982
# of Shows: 854

PT Barnum is in the circus business despite his wife's wishes, working with talents such as the oldest woman alive, Joice Heth, the tiny Tom Thumb and the famous Swedish opera singer, Jenny Lind, with whom he falls in love. In the end, he returns to his wife and joins with another circus owner, James Anthony Bailey, to form the Barnum and Bailey circus. St. James Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1980 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - Jim Dale
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42nd Street

42nd Street Poster
Start: 8/25/1980
End: 1/8/1989
# of Shows: 3486

Peggy Sawyer, a star-stuck chorus girl from Allenstown, gets her big break when the star of Pretty Lady breaks her ankle - sending Peggy on to become a star on 42nd Street. Winter Garden Theatre, Majestic Theatre & St. James Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1981 Best Musical Winner - Produced by David Merrick
  • 1981 Best Choreography - Gower Champion
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The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance Poster
Start: 1/8/1981
End: 11/28/1982
# of Shows: 787

This cheeky farce fairly explodes across the stage with damsels in distress, a sexy Pirate King, a delightfully dotty Major-General, and a score you will hum all the way home. Uris Theatre & Minskoff Theatre - Revival

Tony Awards ®

  • 1981 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - Kevin Kline
  • 1981 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Wilford Leach
  • 1981 Reproduction (Play or Musical) Winner - Produced by Joseph Papp; Originally produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
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Sophisticated Ladies

Sophisticated Ladies Poster
Start: 3/1/1981
End: 1/2/1983
# of Shows: 767

This lavish revue pays tribute to the big-band music of legendary composer Duke Ellington, including "In a Sentimental Mood," "It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)" and the title tune. Lunt-Fontanne Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1981 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Hinton Battle
  • 1981 Best Costume Design Winner - Willa Kim
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Woman of the Year

Woman of the Year Poster
Start: 3/29/1981
End: 3/13/1983
# of Shows: 770

A television interviewer and a newspaper cartoonist get in a public battle over their respective professions, fall in love, marry and experience career conflicts. A musical adaptation of the 1942 film starring Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy. Palace Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1981 Best Book of a Musical Winner - Book by Peter Stone
  • 1981 Best Original Score Winner - Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
  • 1981 Best Actress in a Musical Winner - Lauren Bacall
  • 1981 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner - Marilyn Cooper
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Dreamgirls

Dreamgirls Poster
Start: 12/20/1981
End: 8/11/1985
# of Shows: 1521

A young female singing trio from Chicago get their big break at an amateur competition and begin singing backup vocals for James "Thunder" Early. However, things begin to spin out of control when their agent, Curtis Taylor, Jr., makes Deena and not Effie, the star of what will become known as "The Dreams." Imperial Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1982 Best Book of a Musical Winner - Book by Tom Eyen
  • 1982 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - Ben Harney
  • 1982 Best Actress in a Musical Winner - Jennifer Holliday
  • 1982 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Cleavant Derricks
  • 1982 Best Lighting Design Winner - Tharon Musser
  • 1982 Best Choreography Winner - Michael Bennett & Michael Peters
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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Poster
Start: 1/27/1982
End: 9/4/1983
# of Shows: 747

Joseph is sold as a slave by his brothers because of his ability to explain people's dreams. When the pharaoh calls on him to breakdown a dream, Joseph predicts a famine and is made the pharaoh's secondhand man. When the famine hits, Joseph's brothers come to him for relief and have to pass a test to prove they've changed before he'll forgive them. Royale Theatre - Original

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Nine

Nine Poster
Start: 5/9/1982
End: 2/4/1984
# of Shows: 729

Guido Contini is a wreck. Torn between his wife, mistress, and the star he needs to make a great movie, he runs off to Venice. But the city does not help. In the end, only the past is able save him. 46th Street Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1982 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Michel Stuart, Harvey J. Klaris, Roger S. Berlind, James M. Nederlander, Francine LeFrak and Kenneth D. Greenblatt [
  • 1982 Best Original Score Winner - Music by Maury Yeston; Lyrics by Maury Yeston
  • 1982 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner - Liliane Montevecchi
  • 1982 Best Costume Design Winner - William Ivey Long
  • 1982 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Tommy Tune
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Cats

Cats Poster
Start: 10/7/1982
End: 9/10/2000
# of Shows: 7485

The Jellicle cats are celebrating at the Jellicle Ball, awaiting Old Deuteronomy's choice of which cat will be reborn into a new life. One by one, the cats step forward to introduce themselves, auditioning for the chance to take the journey to the Heaviside layer. Winter Garden Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1983 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Cameron Mackintosh, The Really Useful Theatre Company Ltd., David Geffen and The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
  • 1983 Best Book of a Musical Winner - Based on "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats" by T.S. Eliot
  • 1983 Best Original Score Winner - Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by T.S. Eliot
  • 1983 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner - Betty Buckley
  • 1983 Best Costume Design Winner - John Napier
  • 1983 Best Lighting Design Winner - David Hersey
  • 1983 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Trevor Nunn
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My One And Only

My One And Only Poster
Start: 5/1/1983
End: 3/3/1985
# of Shows: 767

In 1927, aviator Billy Buck Chandler falls for English swimmer Edythe Herbert, yearns to become the first American to make a nonstop trans-Atlantic flight to Paris, and sings and dances to classic George and Ira Gershwin tunes. St. James Theatre - Original - Set in 1927.

Tony Awards ®

  • 1983 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - Tommy Tune
  • 1983 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Charles "Honi" Coles
  • 1983 Best Choreography Winner - Tommy Tune & Thommie Walsh
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La Cage aux Folles

La Cage aux Folles Poster
Start: 8/21/1983
End: 11/15/1987
# of Shows: 1761

Georges is the manager of a Saint-Tropez nightclub featuring drag entertainment, and Albin, his romantic partner and star attraction. Things are going swimmingly until Georges' son, Jean-Michel, brings home his fiancée's ultra-conservative parents to meet them. Palace Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1984 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Allan Carr, Kenneth D. Greenblatt, Marvin A. Krauss, Stewart F. Lane, James M. Nederlander and Martin Richards; Executive Producer: Barry M. Brown and Fritz Holt
  • 1984 Best Book of a Musical Winner - Book by Harvey Fierstein
  • 1984 Best Original Score Winner - Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
  • 1984 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - George Hearn
  • 1984 Best Costume Design Winner - Theoni V. Aldredge
  • 1984 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Arthur Laurents
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Big River

Big River Poster
Start: 4/25/1985
End: 9/20/1987
# of Shows: 1005

Though trying to stay "respectable," Huckleberry Finn, runs into trouble when his father, Pap, returns to town. Huck is forced to fake his own death to escape and joins up with another on the run - Jim, a slave in the search for freedom. As they head down the river, they get sucked into scams involving two "aristocrats," one of which lands Jim in chains once again and Huck and Tom Sawyer join together to free him. Eugene O'Neill Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1985 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Rocco Landesman, Heidi Landesman, Rick Steiner, M. Anthony Fisher and Dodger Theatricals (Des McAnuff, Michael David, Rocco Landesman, Doug Johnson, Ed Strong, Sherman Warner)
  • 1985 Best Book of a Musical Winner - Book by William Hauptman
  • 1985 Best Original Score Winner - Music by Roger Miller; Lyrics by Roger Miller
  • 1985 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Ron Richardson
  • 1985 Best Scenic Design Winner - Heidi Landesman
  • 1985 Best Lighting Design Winner - Richard Riddell
  • 1985 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Des McAnuff
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Me and My Girl

Me and My Girl Poster
Start: 8/10/1986
End: 12/31/1989
# of Shows: 1420

Unsophisticated Cockney Bill Snibson finds out he is the long-lost Earl of Hereford, and must choose between fitting in with proper society or losing his girl, fishmonger's assistant Sally Smith. Marquis Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1987 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - Robert Lindsay
  • 1987 Best Actress in a Musical Winner - Maryann Plunkett
  • 1987 Best Choreography Winner - Gillian Gregory
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Les Misérables

Les Misérables Poster
Start: 3/12/1987
End: 5/18/2002
# of Shows: 6680

Jean Valjean, an ex-con, has transformed himself to become mayor and the owner of a factory. But when he is moved to help one of his former workers, Fantine, Valjean's past is brought to light, and he is forced to abandon everything to run from Javert, the chief of police, dead set on bringing him to justice. Nine years later, Cosette, Fantine's child, has been raised by Valjean and has fallen in love with Marius, a fighter in the French revolution. With Javert on the hunt and a revolution tearing the city apart, everyone is forced to question what they're willing to sacrifice in pursuit of love and justice. Broadway Theatre & Imperial Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1987 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Cameron Mackintosh
  • 1987 Best Book of a Musical Winner - Book by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg
  • 1987 Best Original Score Winner - Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg; Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer; Original French text by Alain Boublil
  • 1987 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Michael Maguire
  • 1987 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner - Frances Ruffelle
  • 1987 Best Scenic Design Winner - John Napier
  • 1987 Best Lighting Design Winner - David Hersey
  • 1987 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Trevor Nunn & John Caird
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Starlight Express

Starlight Express Poster
Start: 3/15/1987
End: 1/8/1989
# of Shows: 761

A boy's toy train set comes to life and the characters race to become the 'fastest engine in the world.' Will the underdog, Rusty, triumph and win the race and the heart of observation car, Pearl? Or will the Greaseball gang ruin everything? George Gershwin Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1987 Best Costume Design - John Napier
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Anything Goes

Anything Goes Poster
Start: 10/19/1987
End: 9/3/1989
# of Shows: 784

Aboard the S.S. American are Billy Crocker, a stowaway in love with heiress Hope Harcourt, who in turn is engaged to Lord Evelyn Oakleigh, nightclub singer and former evangelist Reno Sweeney, and Public Enemy #13, Moonface Martin, who is posing as a minister. A series of comical mistaken identities ensues as the passengers and crew sing and dance their way across the Atlantic. Vivian Beaumont Theatre - Revival

Tony Awards ®

  • 1988 Best Featured Actor in a Musical - Bill McCutcheon
  • 1988 Best Choreography - Michael Smuin
  • 1988 Best Revival Winner - Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (Gregory Mosher: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)
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Into the Woods

Into the Woods Poster
Start: 11/5/1987
End: 9/3/1989
# of Shows: 765

A young maiden called Cinderella, an abstracted boy named Jack, his mother, the giant he upsets, a childless baker and his wife, Rapunzel, a couple of princes, a witch, Little Red Riding Hood, and the wolf all find themselves in the woods, where they are forced to face their fears, and learn a few lessons along the way. Martin Beck Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1988 Best Book of a Musical Winner - Book by James Lapine [winner]
  • 1988 Best Original Score Winner - Music by Stephen Sondheim; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
  • 1988 Best Actress in a Musical Winner- Joanna Gleason
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The Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera Poster
Start: 1/26/1988
End: 12/21/2014
# of Shows: 10839 as of February 16, 2014

A disfigured man who lives beneath the Paris Opera House becomes obsessed with a beautiful singer named Christine and "haunts" the owners until they make her the star of the opera. Majestic Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1988 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Theatre Company Ltd.
  • 1988 Best Actor in a Musical Winner- Michael Crawford
  • 1988 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner - Judy Kaye
  • 1988 Best Scenic Design Winner- Maria Björnson
  • 1988 Best Costume Design Winner - Maria Björnson
  • 1988 Best Lighting Design Winner - Andrew Bridge
  • 1988 Best Direction of a Musical Winner -Harold Prince
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Black and Blue

Black and Blue Poster
Start: 1/26/1989
End: 1/20/1991
# of Shows: 829

This revue celebrates the blues and jazz music and dance made popular by black performers in the 1920s and 1930s. Minskoff Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1989 Best Actress in a Musical Winner - Ruth Brown
  • 1989 Best Costume Design Winner - Claudio Segovia & Héctor Orezzoli
  • 1989 Best Choreography Winner -Cholly Atkins, Henry LeTang, Frankie Manning & Fayard Nicholas
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Grand Hotel

Grand Hotel Poster
Start: 11/12/1989
End: 4/25/1992
# of Shows: 1017

An aging ballerina, a baron who must steal jewels to make a living, a dying bookkeeper, and a typist with dreams of screen stardom are just a few of the guests who pass through the Grand Hotel in Berlin in the early 1930s, where life goes on even as many of the guests' lives change suddenly and permanently. Martin Beck Theatre & George Gershwin Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1990 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Michael Jeter
  • 1990 Best Costume Design Winner - Santo Loquasto
  • 1990 Best Lighting Design Winner - Jules Fisher
  • 1990 Best Choreography Winner - Tommy Tune
  • 1990 Best Direction of a Musical Winner -Tommy Tune
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City of Angels

City of Angels Poster
Start: 12/11/1989
End: 1/19/1992
# of Shows: 879

Alternating between real life and "reel" life, this musical tells the tale of Stine, a young novelist, attempting a screenplay for movie producer/director, Buddy Fidler. Virginia Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1990 Best Musical Winner- Produced by Nick Vanoff, Roger Berlind, Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President), Suntory International Corporation and The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
  • 1990 Best Book of a Musical Winner- Book by Larry Gelbart
  • 1990 Best Original Score Winner- Music by Cy Coleman; Lyrics by David Zippel
  • 1990 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - James Naughton
  • 1990 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner- Randy Graff
  • 1990 Best Scenic Design Winner - Robin Wagner
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Miss Saigon

Miss Saigon Poster
Start: 4/11/1991
End: 1/28/2001
# of Shows: 4092

BYears after leaving Vietnam, Chris discovers his war bride Kim is still alive and is now raising his son. He returns to Saigon to find her, but with the Viet Cong closing in on the city and other ties at home binding him, Chris is forced to make some large decisions before leaving Vietnam again. roadway Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1991 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - Jonathan Pryce
  • 1991 Best Actress in a Musical Winner - Lea Salonga
  • 1991 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Hinton Battle
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The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden Poster
Start: 4/25/1991
End: 1/3/1993
# of Shows: 709

When the orphaned Mary Lennox is sent to England to live with the Cravens. While there she helps bring life to a secret garden and the home with the help of Martha, a chambermaid, Dickon, a gardener and her cousin, Colin. St. James Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1991 Best Book of a Musical Winner - Marsha Norman
  • 1991 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner - Daisy Eagan
  • 1991 Best Scenic Design Winner - Heidi Landesman
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The Will Rogers Follies

The Will Rogers Follies Poster
Start: 5/1/1991
End: 9/5/1993
# of Shows: 981

The life of Will Rogers, the comedian and headliner of the Ziegfeld Follies, is told through a series of Follies-like variety acts and lavish production numbers, directed and choreographed by Tommy Tune. Palace Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1991 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Pierre Cossette, Martin Richards, Sam Crothers, James M. Nederlander, Stewart F. Lane and Max Weitzenhoffer; Produced in association with Japan Satellite Broadcasting, Inc.
  • 1991 Best Original Score Winner - Music by Cy Coleman; Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
  • 1991 Best Costume Design Winner - Willa Kim
  • 1991 Best Lighting Design Winner - Jules Fisher
  • 1991 Best Choreography Winner - Tommy Tune
  • 1991 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Tommy Tune
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Crazy For You

Crazy For You Poster
Start: 2/19/1992
End: 1/7/1996
# of Shows: 1622

When Bobby Child's mother forces him to foreclose on a theater (an action that would lose him the heart of Polly), he decides to put on a play to pay the mortgage. Though the mounting is unsuccessful, it may lays the foundation for career success and true love.Shubert Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1992 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Roger Horchow and Elizabeth Williams
  • 1992 Best Costume Design Winner - William Ivey Long
  • 1992 Best Choreography Winner - Susan Stroman
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Guys and Dolls

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Start: 4/14/1992
End: 1/8/1995
# of Shows: 1143

Nathan Detroit, the organizer of the oldest permanent floating crap game, bets Sky Masterson that he can't make the next girl he sees fall in love with him- this is Miss Sarah Brown of the Save-a-Soul Mission. Meanwhile, Nathan's cold wife and the main attraction at the Hot Box nightclub - Miss Adelaide, only wants to get married. In the end the gamblers and "spunky do-gooders"are thrown together. Martin Beck Theatre - Revival

Tony Awards ®

  • 1992 Best Actress in a Musical Winner - Faith Prince
  • 1992 Best Scenic Design Winner - Tony Walton
  • 1992 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Jerry Zaks
  • 1992 Best Revival Winner - Produced by Dodger Theatricals (Des McAnuff, Michael David, Rocco Landesman, Doug Johnson, Ed Strong, Sherman Warner), Roger Berlind, Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director), TV Asahi, Kardana Productions and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
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The Who's Tommy

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Start: 4/22/1993
End: 6/17/1995
# of Shows: 899

A rock musical based on The Who's 1969 album, Tommy. After witnessing his father commit murder, Tommy is traumatized into catatonia. As an adolescent, he discovers a natural knack for pinball, and when his breaking through his catatonia, becomes an international pinball superstar. St. James Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1993 Best Original Score Winner- Lyrics by Pete Townshend; Book by Pete Townshend
  • 1993 Best Scenic Design Winner - John Arnone
  • 1993 Best Lighting Design Winner - Chris Parry
  • 1993 Best Choreography Winner - Wayne Cilento
  • 1993 Best Direction of a Musical - Des McAnuff
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Blood Brothers

Blood Brothers Poster
Start: 4/25/1993
End: 4/30/1995
# of Shows: 840

Mrs Johnstone is working as a cleaner for Mrs Lyons when she becomes pregnant with twins. The financial burden of two children is too much for her and Mrs Lyons is longing for a child of her own, so Mrs Johnstone keeps Mickey and gives the other boy, Edward, to Mrs Lyons. Though the blood brothers are never told they are related and their mothers try their best to keep them apart, their paths do cross later in life and all hell breaks loose. Music Box Theatre - Original

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Kiss of the Spider Woman

Kiss of the Spider Woman Poster
Start: 5/3/1993
End: 7/1/1995
# of Shows: 904

Valetin, a revolutionary, and Molina, a homosexual, are cellmates in a Latin American prison, where Molina's fantasies about the actress Aurora are their only relief. Broadhurst Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1993 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Livent, Inc.
  • 1993 Best Book of a Musical Winner - Book by Terrence McNally
  • 1993 Best Original Score Winner - Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
  • 1993 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - Brent Carver
  • 1993 Best Actress in a Musical Winner - Chita Rivera
  • 1993 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Anthony Crivello
  • 1993 Best Costume Design Winner - Florence Klotz
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Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast Poster
Start: 4/18/1994
End: 7/29/2007
# of Shows: 5461

An enchanted prince in the shape of a hideous beast must win the heart of the intelligent beauty who enters his life, who must learn to love him in return, in order to break the curse placed on him and his castle. Palace Theatre & Lunt-Fontanne Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1994 Best Costume Design Winner - Ann Hould-Ward
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Grease

Grease Poster
Start: 5/11/1994
End: 1/25/1998
# of Shows: 1505

Eugene O'Neill Theatre - Revival - Set in and around Rydell High. Closed February 23, 1997 through April 7, 1997.

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Show Boat

Show Boat Poster
Start: 10/2/1994
End: 1/5/1996
# of Shows: 947

The first Broadway score ever to have a coherent plot and integrated songs, Showboat is the story of the Hawks family and their showboat troop of actors aboard the Cotton Blossom floating theater. George Gershwin Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1995 Best Revival of a Musical Winner - Produced by Livent, Inc.
  • 1995 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner - Gretha Boston
  • 1995 Best Costume Design Winner - Florence Klotz
  • 1995 Best Choreography Winner - Susan Stroman
  • 1995 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Harold Prince
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Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard Poster
Start: 11/17/1994
End: 3/22/1997
# of Shows: 977

Norma Desmond was a silent movie star who was thrown out of the movie business when talkies arrived. When she meets a struggling screenwriter named Joe Gillis, it seems her life may be turned around. Minskoff Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1995 Best Musical Winner - Produced by The Really Useful Theatre Company Ltd.
  • 1995 Best Book of a Musical Winner - Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Book by Christopher Hampton
  • 1995 Best Original Score Winner - Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton
  • 1995 Best Actress in a Musical Winner - Glenn Close
  • 1995 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - George Hearn
  • 1995 Best Scenic Design Winner - John Napier
  • 1995 Best Lighting Design Winner - Andrew Bridge
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Smokey Joe's Cafe

Smokey Joe's Cafe Poster
Start: 3/2/1995
End: 1/16/2000
# of Shows: 2036

The songs of Leiber And Stoller are presented in various combinations with no dialogue in this musical revue style dance and song celebration of Rock & Roll. Virginia Theatre - Original

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Victor / Victoria

Victor / Victoria Poster
Start: 10/25/1995
End: 7/27/1996
# of Shows: 734

A down-on-her-luck singer is convinced by a gay impresario to masquerade as a female impersonator, becoming a huge success in Paris nightclubs and attracting the attentions of a Chicago gangster, in the musical version of the 1982 film. Marquis Theatre - Original

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The King and I

The King and I Poster
Start: 4/11/1996
End: 2/22/1998
# of Shows: 780

Anna Leonowens arrives in Siam to serve as a tutor to the King's many children. Both stuck in their seperate cultural ways, the two eventually learn to understand, respect and love each other. Neil Simon Theatre - Revival

Tony Awards ®

  • 1996 Best Revival of a Musical Winner - Produced by Dodger Theatricals (Des McAnuff, Michael David, Rocco Landesman, Doug Johnson, Ed Strong, Sherman Warner), The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, James M. Nederlander, Perseus Productions, John Frost and The Adelaide Festival Centre; Produced in association with The Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization
  • 1996 Best Actress in a Musica Winner - Donna Murphy
  • 1996 Best Scenic Design Winner - Brian Thomson 
  • 1996 Best Costume Design Winner - Roger Kirk
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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Poster
Start: 4/18/1996
End: 1/4/1997
# of Shows: 715

Pseudolus, the laziest slave in Rome, has but one wish - to purchase his freedom. When he finds out that the young master has fallen in love with a virgin in the house of Lycus, he concocts a deal whereby he will be freed if he can procure the girl for Hero. St. James Theatre - Revival

Tony Awards ®

  • 1996 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - Nathan Lane
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Rent

Rent Poster
Start: 4/29/1996
End: 9/7/2008
# of Shows: 5123

Mark, a filmmaker, and Rodger, a musician, are struggling to make rent when Mimi stumbles into their apartment and into to Rodger's arms. Meanwhile, Mark's ex-girlfriend, Maureen, who is now dating Joanne, is planning a major protest, and their friend Collins has struck gold in his discovery of Angel, a street performer, with whom he quickly falls in love. But their battles with AIDS, rent, vocation and love in turn tear the friends apart and back together again as they try to find the meaning of life. Nederlander Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1996 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Jeffrey Seller, Kevin McCollum, Allan S. Gordon and New York Theatre Workshop
  • 1996 Best Book of a Musical Winner - Jonathan Larson
  • 1996 Best Original Score Winner - Music by Jonathan Larson; Lyrics by Jonathan Larson
  • 1996 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Wilson Jermaine Heredia
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Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk

Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk Poster
Start: 4/25/1996
End: 1/10/1998
# of Shows: 1135

Songs and dance, particularly innovative tap stylings led by choreographer Savion Glover, highlight the history of black men in America from slavery to the present day. Ambassador Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1996 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner - Ann Duquesnay
  • 1996 Best Lighting Design Winner - Jules Fisher & Peggy Eisenhauer
  • 1996 Best Choreography Winner - Savion Glover
  • 1996 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - George C. Wolfe
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Chicago

Chicago Poster
Start: 11/14/1996
End: 12/21/2014
# of Shows: 7165 as of February 16, 2014

Roxie Hart kills her lover and becomes a celebrity in this cynical satire of corruption in the criminal justice system set in 1920s Chicago. Richard Rodgers Theatre, Shubert Theatre & Ambassador Theatre - Revival.

Tony Awards ®

  • 1997 Best Revival of a Musical Winner - Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler; Produced in association with Kardana Productions
  • 1997 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - James Naughton
  • 1997 Best Actress in a Musical Winner- Bebe Neuwirth
  • 1997 Best Lighting Design Winner - Ken Billington
  • 1997 Best Choreography Winner - Ann Reinking
  • 1997 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Walter Bobbie
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Titanic

Titanic Poster
Start: 4/23/1997
End: 3/21/1999
# of Shows: 804

Barrett is a stoker aboard the Titanic who proposes marriage via telegraph. Murdoch, the ship's officer, contemplates the responsibility of command while Kate McGowan and the Third Class passengers yearn for a better life in America. Lunt-Fontanne Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1997 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Dodger Endemol Theatricals (Des McAnuff, Joop Van Den Ende, Michael David, Rocco Landesman, Doug Johnson, Robin De Levita, Ed Strong, Sherman Warner), Richard S. Pechter and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
  • 1997 Best Book of a Musical Winner - Story and book by Peter Stone
  • 1997 Best Original Musical Score Winner - Music by Maury Yeston; Lyrics by Maury Yeston
  • 1997 Best Scenic Design Winner - Stewart Laine
  • 1997 Best Orchestrations Winner - Jonathan Tunick
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Jekyll & Hyde

Jekyll & Hyde Poster
Start: 4/28/1997
End: 1/7/2000
# of Shows: 1543

Dr. Jekyll unwittingly unleashes his dark side while trying to find a cure for his father's mental illness and begins committing murder as Dr. Hyde. Plymouth Theatre - Original

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The Lion King

The Lion King Poster
Start: 11/13/1997
End: 12/21/2014
# of Shows: 6758 as of February 16, 2014

Based on the Disney animated feature, The Lion King is about Simba, a young lion who flees his home after being convinced that he was responsible for his father's death. New Amsterdam Theatre & Minskoff Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1998 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions
  • 1998 Best Scenic Design Winner - Richard Hudson
  • 1998 Best Costume Design Winner - Julie Taymor
  • 1998 Best Lighting Design Winner - Donald Holder
  • 1998 Best Choreography Winner - Garth Fagan
  • 1998 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Julie Taymor
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Ragtime

Ragtime Poster
Start: 1/18/1998
End: 1/16/2000
# of Shows: 834

The lives of a family of upper-class WASPs, an African-American couple and some Eastern-European Jewish immigrants intersect as they try to make a success in America. Ford Center for the Performing Arts - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1998 Best Book of a Musical Winner - Book by Terrence McNally
  • 1998 Best Original Musical Score Winner - Music by Stephen Flaherty; Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
  • 1998 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner - Audra McDonald
  • 1998 Best Orchestrations Winner - William David Brohn
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Cabaret

Cabaret Poster
Start: 3/19/1998
End: 1/4/2003
# of Shows: 2377

An aspiring writer named Cliff Bradshaw has traveled to Berlin in search of inspiration when happens upon Sally Bowles at a cabaret called the Kit Kat Klub. As the Nazis grow stronger, everything is thrown into disarray. Broadhurst Theatre, Imperial Theatre, Broadway Theatre - Revival

Tony Awards ®

  • 1998 Best Revival of a Musical Winner - Produced by The Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Ellen Richard: General Manager; Gene Feist: Founding Director) [winner]
  • 1998 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - Alan Cumming
  • 1998 Best Actress in a Musical Winner - Natasha Richardson
  • 1998 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Ron Rifkin
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Footloose

Footloose Poster
Start: 10/22/1998
End: 7/2/1999
# of Shows: 709

When Ren McCormack moves to a small town where the local government has banned dancing and rock music, he leads his classmates around the law and Reverend Shaw Moore to have a real senior prom.Richard Rodgers Theatre - Original

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Fosse

Fosse Poster
Start: 1/14/1999
End: 8/25/2001
# of Shows: 1093

Fosse is a journey in song and dance through the career of showman Bob Fosse. Broadhurst Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 1999 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Livent (U.S.) Inc.
  • 1999 Best Lighting Design Winner - Andrew Bridge
  • 1999 Best Orchestrations Winner - Ralph Burns & Douglas Besterman
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Kiss Me, Kate

Kiss Me, Kate Poster
Start: 11/18/1999
End: 12/30/2001
# of Shows: 881

Fred and Lilly are a divorced pair of actors who are brought together by Cole Porter who has written a musical version of The Taming of the Shrew. Of course, the couple seem to act a great deal like the characters they play Martin Beck Theatre - Revival

Tony Awards ®

  • 2000 Best Revival of a Musical - Roger Berlind and Roger Horchow
  • 2000 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - Brian Stokes Mitchell
  • 2000 Best Costume Design Winner- Martin Pakledinaz
  • 2000 Best Direction of a Musical Winner -Michael Blakemore
  • 2000 Best Orchestrations Winner- Don Sebesky
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Aida

Aida Poster
Start: 3/23/2000
End: 9/5/2004
# of Shows: 1852

Egypt has enslaved Nubia and the great power's prince, Radames, is engaged to the fashionable Amneris. However, when Aida, the princess of Nubia, comes to the palace as a slave, love turns everything upside down and leads everyone down paths they never could have imagined. Palace Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 2000 Best Original Musical Score Winner - Music by Elton John; Lyrics by Tim Rice
  • 2000 Best Actress in a Musical Winner - Heather Headley
  • 2000 Best Scenic Design Winner - Bob Crowley
  • 2000 Best Lighting Design Winner - Natasha Katz
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Contact

Contact Poster
Start: 3/30/2000
End: 9/1/2002
# of Shows: 1010

The show is divided into three parts: the first piece involves a youthful relationship and a swing; the second an Italian restaurant in Queens in 1954 where the heroine, trapped in a loveless marriage, fulfills her romantic fantasies; and the third a 40 year old suicidal man who tries to engage a beautiful young woman in a yellow dress. Vivian Beaumont Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 2000 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)
  • 2000 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Boyd Gaines
  • 2000 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner - Karen Ziemba
  • 2000 Best Choreography Winner - Susan Stroman
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The Producers

The Producers Poster
Start: 4/19/2001
End: 4/22/2007
# of Shows: 2502

Max Bialystock, a once great Broadway Producer grabs Bloom, his accountant, and attempts to produce the biggest flop possible. "Springtime for Hitler," their masterpiece turns out to be a smash, ruining all the plans they had for their success with a failure. St. James Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 2001 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Rocco Landesman, SFX Theatrical Group, The Frankel-Baruch-Viertel-Routh Group, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein, Rick Steiner, Robert F.X. Sillerman and Mel Brooks; Produced in association with James D. Stern and Douglas L. Meyer
  • 2001 Best Book of a Musical Winner - Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan
  • 2001 Best Original Score Winner - Lyrics by Mel Brooks; Music by Mel Brooks
  • 2001 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - Nathan Lane
  • 2001 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Gary Beach
  • 2001 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner - Cady Huffman
  • 2001 Best Scenic Design Winner - Robin Wagner
  • 2001 Best Costume Design Winner - William Ivey Long
  • 2001 Best Lighting Design Winner - Peter Kaczorowski
  • 2001 Best Choreography Winner - Susan Stroman
  • 2001 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Susan Stroman
  • 2001 Best Orchestrations Winner - Doug Besterman
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42nd Street

42nd Street Poster
Start: 5/2/2001
End: 1/2/2002
# of Shows: 1524

Peggy Sawyer, a star-stuck chorus girl from Allenstown, gets her big break when the star of Pretty Lady breaks her ankle - sending Peggy on to become a star on 42nd Street. Ford Center for the Performing Arts - Revival

Tony Awards ®

  • 2001 Best Revival of a Musical Winner - Produced by Dodger Theatricals (Des McAnuff, Michael David, Robin De Levita, Rocco Landesman, Doug Johnson, Ed Strong), Joop Van Den Ende and Stage Holding
  • 2001 Tony Award® Best Actress in a Musical Winner - Christine Ebersole
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Urinetown

Urinetown Poster
Start: 9/20/2001
End: 1/18/2004
# of Shows: 965

Henry Miller's Theatre - Original - Set in Amenity #9, the poorest, filthiest urinal in town, the good offices of Urine Good Company, & a secret hideout.

Tony Awards ®

  • 2002 Best Book of a Musical Winner - Book by Greg Kotis
  • 2002 Best Original Musical Score Winner - Music by Mark Hollmann; Lyrics by Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis
  • 2002 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - John Rando
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Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia! Poster
Start: 10/18/2001
End: 12/21/2014
# of Shows: 5103 as of February 16, 2014

Set in the Greek isles, Mamma Mia incorporates 23 tunes by pop group ABBA into its story about soon-to-married Sophie, her free-spirited single mom Donna, and three men from Donna's past -- one of whom, Sophie hopes to discover, is her father. Winter Garden Theatre and Cadillac Winter Garden Theatre - Original

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Thoroughly Modern Millie

Thoroughly Modern Millie Poster
Start: 4/18/2002
End: 6/20/2004
# of Shows: 903

Millie Dillmount moves to New York, assumes the flapper lifestyle, takes a job as a stenographer and a room at the Hotel Priscilla for Women. She has big plans for life, but Jimmy Smith throws her plans into disarray, forcing her to reexamine what she really wants out of life.Marquis Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 2002 Best Musical - Produced by Michael Leavitt, Fox Theatricals, Hal Luftig, Stewart F. Lane, James L. Nederlander, Independent Presenters Network, Libby Adler Mages, Mari Glick, Dori Berinstein, Jennifer Manocherian, Dramatic Forces (Dori Berinstein, Jennifer Manocherian, Peg McFeely Golden, Douglas Teitelbaum), John York Noble and Whoopi Goldberg
  • 2002 Best Actress in a Musical Winner -- Sutton Foster
  • 2002 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner - - Harriet Harris
  • 2002 Best Costume Design Winner - Martin Pakledinaz
  • 2002 Best Choreography Winner - Rob Ashford
  • 2002 Best Orchestrations Winner - Doug Besterman & Ralph Burns
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Hairspray

Hairspray Poster
Start: 8/15/2002
End: 1/4/2008
# of Shows: 2642

Tracy Turnblad is obsessed with The Corny Collins Show and one of its dancers, Link Larkin. Though rejected by producer Belma Vom Tussle at auditions, Tracey gets a place on the show. Tracey is soon launched to stardom, but can't stand that the show won't allow integration and does everything in her power to make it happen. Neil Simon Theatre - Original - Set in Baltimore in 1962.

Tony Awards ®

  • 2003 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Margo Lion, Adam Epstein, The Baruch-Viertel-Routh-Frankel Group, James D. Stern, Douglas L. Meyer, Rick Steiner, Frederic H. Mayerson, SEL, GFO and New Line Cinema; Produced in association with Clear Channel Entertainment, Allan S. Gordon, Élan V. McAllister, Dede Harris, Kardana-Swinsky Productions, John Osher and Bonnie Osher
  • 2003 Best Book of a Musical Winner - Book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan
  • 2003 Best Original Score Winner - Music by Marc Shaiman; Lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman
  • 2003 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - Harvey Fierstein
  • 2003 Best Actress in a Musical Winner - Marissa Jaret Winokur
  • 2003 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Dick Latessa
  • 2003 Best Costume Design Winner - William Ivey Long
  • 2003 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Jack O'Brien
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Movin' Out

Movin' Out Poster
Start: 10/24/2002
End: 12/11/2005
# of Shows: 1303

Beginning in the 60s, through Vietnam and its aftermath, this musical follows Brenda, Eddie, James, Judy, and Tony as they attempt to come together after losing their lives. Richard Rodgers Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 2003 Best Choreography Winner - Twyla Tharp
  • 2003 Best Orchestrations Winner - Billy Joel & Stuart Malina
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Avenue Q

Avenue Q Poster
Start: 7/31/2003
End: 9/13/2009
# of Shows: 2534

Avenue Q is a laugh-out-loud musical that tells the timeless story of a recent college grad named Princeton who moves into a shabby New York apartment all the way out on Avenue Q. John Golden Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 2004 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Kevin McCollum, Robyn Goodman, Jeffrey Seller, Vineyard Theatre (Douglas Aibel: Artistic Director; Bardo Ramirez: Managing Director) and The New Group (Scott Elliott: Artistic Director; Geoff Rich: Executive Director)
  • 2004 Best Book of a Musical Winner - Book by Jeff Whitty
  • 2004 Best Original Score Winner - Music by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx; Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx
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Wicked

Wicked Poster
Start: 10/30/2003
End: 12/21/2014
# of Shows: 4285 as of February 16, 2014

In this musical based on Gregory Maguire's novel, (a "prequel" to The Wizard of Oz), we learn how Elphaba, a sensitive and misunderstood college student in Oz, came to be known as the Wicked Witch of the West. George Gershwin Theatre - Original.

Tony Awards ®

  • 2004 Best Actress in a Musical Winner - Idina Menzel
  • 2004 Best Scenic Design Winner - Eugene Lee
  • 2004 Best Costume Design Winner - Susan Hilferty
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Fiddler on the Roof

Fiddler on the Roof Poster
Start: 2/26/2004
End: 1/8/2005
# of Shows: 781

When Tevye's eldest daughter, Tzeitel, begs him to let her marry a poor tailor rather than the middle-aged butcher that he has already chosen for her, Tevye must choose between his own daughter's happiness and those beloved traditions that keep the outside world at bay. Minskoff Theatre - Revival

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Spamalot

Spamalot Poster
Start: 3/17/2005
End: 1/11/2008
# of Shows: 1575

Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot tells the comedic tale of King Arthur and his knights of the Round Table. Shubert Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 2005 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Boyett Ostar Productions, The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Philip J. Smith: President; Robert E. Wankel: Executive Vice President), Arielle Tepper, Stephanie McClelland, Lawrence Horowitz, Élan V. McAllister, Allan S. Gordon, Independent Presenters Network, Roy Furman, GRS Associates, Jam Theatricals, TGA Entertainment, Ltd. and Clear Channel Entertainment
  • 2005 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner - Sara Ramirez
  • 2005 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Mike Nichols
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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Poster
Start: 5/2/2005
End: 1/20/2007
# of Shows: 1136

This musical comedy showcases six young people in the throes of puberty, overseen by grown-ups who barely managed to escape childhood themselves and learn that winning isn't everything and losing doesn't make you a loser. Circle in the Square Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 2005 Best Book of a Musical Winner - Book by Rachel Sheinkin
  • 2005 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Dan Fogler
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Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys Poster
Start: 11/6/2005
End: 12/21/2014
# of Shows: 3428 as of February 16, 2014

This biographical Broadway musical tells the story of how a group of tough young guys from Jersey became internationally renowned hit makers Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. August Wilson Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 2006 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Dodger Theatricals (Michael David, Edward Strong, Rocco Landesman, Des McAnuff), Joseph J. Grano, Pelican Group, Tamara Kinsella and Kevin Kinsella; Produced in association with Latitude Link, Rick Steiner and Osher/Staton/Bell/Mayerson Group
  • 2006 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - John Lloyd Young
  • 2006 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Christian Hoff
  • 2006 Best Lighting Design of a Musical Winner - Lighting Design by Howell Binkley
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The Color Purple

The Color Purple Poster
Start: 12/1/2005
End: 2/24/2008
# of Shows: 910

The Color Purple is an inspiring family saga that tells the unforgettable story of a woman who - through love - finds the strength to triumph over adversity and discover her unique voice in the world. Broadway Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 2006 Best Actress in a Musical Winner - LaChanze
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Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins Poster
Start: 11/16/2006
End: 3/3/2013
# of Shows: 759

A Chorus Line tells of the achingly poignant ambitions of professional Broadway gypsies to land a job in the show, and is a powerful metaphor for all human aspiration. Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre - Revival

Tony Awards ®

  • 2007 Best Scenic Design of a Musical Winner - Scenic Design by Bob Crowley
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Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening Poster
Start: 12/10/2006
End: 1/18/2009
# of Shows: 2619

One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way. Believe in the magic of Mary Poppins and discover a world where anything can happen if you let it! New Amsterdam Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 2007 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Ira Pittelman, Tom Hulce, Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, Atlantic Theater Company, Jeffrey Sine, Freddy DeMann, Max Cooper, Mort Swinsky, Cindy Gutterman, Jay Gutterman, Joe McGinnis, Judith Ann Abrams, ZenDog Productions, CarJac Productions, Aron Bergson Productions, Jennifer Manocherian, Ted Snowdon, Harold Thau, Terry E. Schnuck, Cold Spring Productions, Amanda Dubois, Elizabeth Eynon Wetherell, Jennifer Maloney, Tamara Tunie, Joe Cilibrasi and StylesFour Productions
  • 2007 Best Book of a Musical Winner - Book by Steven Sater
  • 2007 Best Original Score Winner - Music by Duncan Sheik; Lyrics by Steven Sater
  • 2007 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - John Gallagher Jr.
  • 2007 Best Choreography Winner - Bill T. Jones
  • 2007 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Michael Mayer
  • 2007 Best Orchestrations Winner - Duncan Sheik
  • 2007 Best Lighting Design of a Musical Winner - Kevin Adams
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In the Heights

In the Heights Poster
Start: 3/9/2008
End: 1/9/2011
# of Shows: 859

Spring Awakening explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with poignancy and passion you will never forget. Join a group of late 19th century German students on their passage as the navigate teenage self-discovery and coming of age anxiety in a powerful celebration of youth and rebellion. Eugene O'Neill Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 2008 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Kevin McCollum, Jeffrey Seller, Jill Furman, Sander Jacobs, Robyn Goodman/Walt Grossman, Peter Fine, Sonny Everett and Mike Skipper
  • 2008 Best Original Score Written for the Theatre Winner - Music by Lin-Manuel Miranda; Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • 2008 Best Choreography Winner - Andy Blankenbuehler
  • 2008 Best Orchestrations Winner - Alex Lacamoire & Bill Sherman
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South Pacific

South Pacific Poster
Start: 4/3/2008
End: 8/22/2010
# of Shows: 1184

In the Heights is the story of three days in the life of Washington Heights, a tightknit community at the top of Manhattan. Richard Rodgers Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 2008 Best Revival of a Musical Winner - Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer); Produced in association with Bob Boyett
  • 2008 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - Paulo Szot
  • 2008 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Bartlett Sher
  • 2008 Best Scenic Design of a Musical Winner - Michael Yeargan
  • 2008 Best Costume Design of a Musical Winner - Catherine Zuber
  • 2008 Best Lighting Design of a Musical Winner - Donald Holder
  • 2008 Best Sound Design of a Musical Winner - Scott Lehrer
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Billy Elliot: The Musical

Billy Elliot: The Musical Poster
Start: 11/13/2008
End: 1/8/2012
# of Shows: 1312

Set in a small English town, the story follows Billy as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class, discovering a surprising talent for dance that inspires his family and his whole community, and changes his life forever. Imperial Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 2009 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Universal Pictures, Working Title and The Old Vic Company; Produced in association with The Weinstein Company
  • 2009 Best Book of a Musical Winner - Lee Hall
  • 2009 Best Actor in a Musical Winner - David Alvarez, Trent Kowalik & Kiril Kulish
  • 2009 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner - Gregory Jbara
  • 2009 Best Choreography Winner - Peter Darling
  • 2009 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Stephen Daldry
  • 2009 Best Orchestrations Winner - Martin Koch
  • 2009 Best Scenic Design of a Musical Winner - Ian MacNeil
  • 2009 Best Lighting Design of a Musical Winner - Rick Fisher
  • 2009 Best Sound Design of a Musical Winner - Paul Arditti
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West Side Story

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Start: 3/19/2009
End: 1/2/2011
# of Shows: 748

When Tony goes to support the Jets at a school dance he meets Maria, the sister of the Shark's leader, Bernardo, and falls in love. They dream of overcoming their differences, but gang violence makes it impossible for them to live happily ever after. Palace Theatre - Revival.

Tony Awards ®

  • 2009 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner - Karen Olivo
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Rock of Ages

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Start: 4/7/2009
End: 12/21/2014
# of Shows: 1944 as of February 16, 2014

Set in L.A.’s infamous Sunset Strip in 1987, Rock of Ages tells the story of Drew, a boy from South Detroit, and Sherrie, a small-town girl, both in L.A. to chase their dreams of making it big and falling in love. Brooks Atkinson Theatre & Helen Hayes Theatre - Original

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Next To Normal

Next To Normal Poster
Start: 4/15/2009
End: 1/16/2011
# of Shows: 733

Next to Normal tells the story of a mother, Diane Goodman, who struggles with bipolar disorder and the effect that her illness has on her familyBooth Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 2009 Best Original Score Written for the Theatre Winner - Music by Tom Kitt; Lyrics by Brian Yorkey
  • 2009 Best Actress in a Musical Winner - Alice Ripley
  • 2009 Best Orchestrations Winner - Michael Starobin & Tom Kitt
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Memphis

Memphis Poster
Start: 10/19/2009
End: 8/5/2012
# of Shows: 1165

Inspired by actual events, Memphis is about a radio DJ who wants to change the world and a club singer who is ready for her big break in the 1950s. Shubert Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 2010 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Junkyard Dog Productions, Barbara and Buddy Freitag, Marleen and Kenny Alhadeff, Latitude Link, Jim and Susan Blair, Demos Bizar Entertainment, Land Line Productions, Apples and Oranges Productions, Dave Copley, Dancap Productions, Inc., Alex and Katya Lukianov, Tony Ponturo, 2 Guys Productions and Richard Winkler; Produced in association with Lauren Doll, Eric and Marsi Gardiner, Linda and Bill Potter, Broadway Across America, Jocko Productions, Patty Baker, Dan Frishwasser, Bob Bartner/Scott and Kaylin Union, Loraine Boyle/Chase Mishkin, Remmel T. Dickinson/Memphis Orpheum Group and ShadowCatcher Entertainment/Vijay and Sita Vashee
  • 2010 Best Book of a MusicalWinner - Book by Joe DiPietro
  • 2010 Best Original Score Written for the Theatre Winner - Music by David Bryan; Lyrics by David Bryan and Joe DiPietro
  • 2010 Best Orchestrations Winner - Daryl Waters & David Bryan
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The Addams Family

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Start: 4/8/2010
End: 12/31/2011
# of Shows: 722

Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family. A man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, she confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Lunt-Fontanne Theatre - Original

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The Book of Mormon

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Start: 3/24/2011
End: 12/21/2014
# of Shows: 1211 as of February 16, 2014

A pair of dealistic young Mormons fly to the African country of Uganda to spread the gospel and are challenged by the poverty and violence that they encounter. Eugene O'Neill Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 2011 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Anne Garefino, Scott Rudin, Roger Berlind, Scott M. Delman, Jean Doumanian, Roy Furman, Important Musicals LLC, Stephanie P. McClelland, Kevin Morris, Jon B. Platt, Sonia Friedman Productions and Stuart Thompson
  • 2011 Best Book of a Musical Winner - Book by Robert Lopez, Trey Parker and Matt Stone
  • 2011 Best Original Score Written for the Theatre Winner - Lyrics by Robert Lopez, Trey Parker and Matt Stone; Music by Robert Lopez, Trey Parker and Matt Stone
  • 2011 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Winner - Nikki M. James
  • 2011 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Casey Nicholaw & Trey Parker
  • 2011 Best Orchestrations Winner - Larry Hochman & Stephen Oremus
  • 2011 Best Scenic Design of a Musical Winner - Scott Pask
  • 2011 Best Lighting Design of a Musical Winner - Brian MacDevitt
  • 2011 Best Sound Design of a Musical Winner - Brian Ronan
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Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark

Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark Poster
Start: 6/14/2011
End: 1/4/2014
# of Shows: 1066

This musical follows the story of teenager Peter Parker, whose unremarkable life is turned upside-down when he’s bitten by a genetically altered spider. Foxwoods Theatre - Original

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Once

Once Poster
Start: 3/18/2012
End: 12/21/2014
# of Shows: 800 as of February 16, 2014

When an Irish street performer meets a Czech immigrant, they develop an unexpected friendship and fruitful musical collaboration in this beautiful and complicated love story. Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 2012 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Barbara Broccoli, John N. Hart Jr., Patrick Milling Smith, Frederick Zollo, Brian Carmody, Michael G. Wilson, Orin Wolf and The Shubert Organization (Phillip J. Smith: Chairman; Robert E. Wankel: President); Executive Producer: Robert Cole; Produced in association with New York Theatre Workshop
  • 2012 Best Book of a Musical Winner - Enda Walsh
  • 2012 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Winner - Steve Kazee
  • 2012 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - John Tiffany
  • 2012 Best Orchestrations Winner - Martin Lowe
  • 2012 Best Scenic Design of a Musical Winner - Bob Crowley
  • 2012 Best Lighting Design of a Musical Winner - Natasha Katz
  • 2012 Best Sound Design of a Musical Winner - Clive Goodwin
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Newsies The Musical

Newsies The Musical Poster
Start: 3/29/2012
End: 12/21/2014
# of Shows: 787 as of February 16, 2014

In 1899, New York City newsboys go on strike in this stage adaptation of the cult-favorite Disney movie musical. Nederlander Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 2012 Best Original Score Written for the Theatre Winner - Lyrics by Jack Feldman; Music by Alan Menken
  • 2012 Best Choreography Winner - Christopher Gattelli
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Nice Work If You Can Get It

Nice Work If You Can Get It Poster
Start: 4/24/2012
End: 6/15/2013
# of Shows: 478

It's the Roaring Twenties, and a cast of outrageous characters gather in New York to celebrate the wedding of a wealthy playboy. But things don't go as planned when the playboy meets a bubbly and feisty bootlegger who melts his heart. Imperial Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 2012 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Winner - Michael McGrath
  • 2012 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Winner - Judy Kaye
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Annie

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Start: 11/8/2012
End: 1/5/2014
# of Shows: 487

In the depths of the 1930's, Annie is a fiery young orphan girl who must live in a miserable orphanage run by the tyrannical Miss Hannigan. Her seemingly hopeless situation changes dramatically when she is selected to spend a short time at the residence of the wealthy munitions industrialist, Oliver Warbucks. Palace Theatre - Revival

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Kinky Boots

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Start: 4/4/2013
End: 12/21/2014
# of Shows: 366 as of February 16, 2014

Charlie Price has suddenly inherited his father’s shoe factory, which is on the verge of bankruptcy. Trying to live up to his father’s legacy and save his family business, Charlie finds inspiration in the form of Lola. A fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos, Lola turns out to be the one person who can help Charlie. Al Hirschfeld Theatre - Original

Tony Awards ®

  • 2013 Best Musical Winner - Produced by Daryl Roth, Hal Luftig, James L. Nederlander, Terry Allen Kramer, Independent Presenters Network, CJ E&M, Jayne Baron Sherman, Just For Laughs Theatricals/Judith Ann Abrams, Yasuhiro Kawana, Jane Bergère, Allan S. Gordon/Adam S. Gordon, Ken Davenport, Hunter Arnold, Lucy & Phil Suarez, Bryan Bantry, Ron Fierstein & Dorsey Regal, Jim Kierstead/Gregory Rae, BB Group/Christina Papagjika, Michael DeSantis/Patrick Baugh, Brian Smith/Tom & Connie Walsh, Warren Trepp and Jujamcyn Theaters (Jordan Roth: President; Paul Libin: Executive Vice President; Jack Viertel: Senior Vice President)
  • 2013 Best Original Score Written for the Theatre Winner - Music and Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper
  • 2013 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Winner - Billy Porter and Stark Sands
  • 2013 Best Choreography Winner - Jerry Mitchell
  • 2013 Best Orchestrations Winner - Stephen Oremus
  • 2013 Best Sound Design of a Musical Winner - John Shivers
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Pippin

Pippin Poster
Start: 4/25/2013
End: 12/21/2014
# of Shows: 341 as of February 16, 2014

A young prince Pippin embarks on a dangerous journey, encouraged by a mysterious group of performers led by a Leading Player. Music Box Theatre - Revival

Tony Awards ®

  • 2013 Best Revival of a Musical Winner - Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler, Howard & Janet Kagan, Lisa Matlin, Kyodo Tokyo, Inc., A&A Gordon/Brunish Trinchero, Tom Smedes/Peter Stern, Broadway Across America, Independent Presenters Network, Norton Herrick, Allen Spivak, Rebecca Gold, Joshua Goodman, Steve McManus, David Robbins/Bryan S. Weingarten, Philip Hagemann/Murray Rosenthal, Jim Kierstead/Carlos Arana/Myla Lerner, Hugh Hayes/Jamie Cesa/Jonathan Reinis, Sharon A. Carr/Patricia R. Klausner, Ben Feldman, Square 1 Theatrics, Wendy Federman/Carl Moellenberg, Bruce Robert Harris/Jack W. Batman, Infinity Theatre Company/Michael Rubenstein and Michael A. Alden/Dale Badway/Ken Mahoney; Originally produced by The American Repertory Theatre
  • 2013 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Winner - Patina Miller
  • 2013 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Winner - Performer: Andrea Martin
  • 2013 Best Direction of a Musical Winner - Diane Paulus
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