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42nd Street musical (2001)

The libretto was developed by M. Bramble & M> Stewart. Music was composed by H. Warren. Lyrics were written by A. Dubin. From June to July 1980 there were show’s tryouts. Preliminaries began on Broadway in late summer of 1980. The staging was from Aug. 1980 to Mar. 1981. Then it was transferred to Majestic Theatre, where it ran from the end of March 1981 to April 1987. Thereafter, spectacle was in St. Petersburg James Theatre. It ended in January 1989, after 6 preliminaries & 3486 regular performances. Production was realized by the director & choreographer G. Champion. The show had cast: C. Cook, J. Bova, L. R. Reams, W. Richert, J. Orbach, T. Grimes & D. Carroll. In 1982 & 1983, there were the North American tours.

From August 1984 to January 1989 in the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, was the West End play. Production was directed by L. Victor & choreographed by K. Baker & R. Skinner. The cast involved: C. Leach, M. Howe, M. Lane, B. Verdon & Catherine Zeta-Jones as an uprising star. In April 2001, the tryout began for a second Broadway show, which was held in the Ford Center for the Performing Arts from May 2001 to January 2005 with 31 preliminaries & 1524 regular exhibitions. Production was carried out by director M. Bramble & the choreographer R. Skinner. The musical had cast: K. Levering, C. Ebersole, M. Cumpsty & M. Testa. In 2007, there was a British tour, created on the basis of a new Broadway show with the following cast: P. Nicholas, D. Willetts, J. J. Nagle, J. Punch & A. Nottingham. In 2017, it is planned to show it in the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, as the new West End version.
Release date: 2001
Last Update:August, 19th 2016

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