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On The Town musical (1944)

Scriptwriters are A. Green & B. Comden. Composer was L. Bernstein. Premiere on Broadway was held in December 1944 on the stage of Adelphi Theater. They closed the show in February 1946 after 462 performances. Director was G. Abbott, choreographer – J. Robbins. In the show were involved: J. Battles, C. Alexander, A. Green, S. Osato, N. Walker & B. Comden. Updated staging took place in the Imperial Theatre from October 1971 to January 1972 with 73 performances. The director and choreographer was R. Field. The musical had such cast: D. McKechnie, P. Newman & B. Peters.

The second updated version was shown in the Delacorte Theatre in August 1997, directed by G. C. Wolfe. In the musical participated: L. Delaria, M. Testa, J. Llana, L. Mugleston and others. Broadway’s exhibitions took place in the Public Theater from November 1998 to January 1999 and went for 65 regular performances. In November 2008, the musical was held on the stage of New York City Center Encores! for 4 days, directed by J. Rando & choreographed by W. Carlyle. The cast included: J. Bohon, C. Borle, T. Yazbeck & J. Lee Goldyn.

Other try-outs of the show on Broadway began from September 2014. Production took place at Lyric Theatre from October 2014 to September 2015 with 28 preliminaries & 368 regular performances. Director – J. Rando. Choreographer – J. Bergasse. In the show participated such cast: J. A. Johnson, C. Alves, E. Stanley, M. Rupert & A. Guinn. The London premiere took place in May 1963 in the Prince of Wales Theatre. There were shown 63 performances. The director & choreographer was J. Layton. The show had cast: E. Gould, D. McKay, C. Arthur, A. Jaffe & G. Lewis. From April to May 2007 the histrionics was held in English National Opera in the London Coliseum.
Release date: 1944
Last Update:June, 25th 2016

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