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October 21st, 2020 by BroadwayBox Staff

Hot Clip of the Day: Sweet Sounds Of "Nights on Broadway" f…

Photo by Jenny Anderson

It's the 21st Broadway Opening Night Anniversary of the discotastic film to stage adaptation of Saturday Night Fever.

October 14th, 2020 by BroadwayBox Staff

Hot Clip of the Day: Charmer Robert Morse Croons How To Suc…

Photo by Emilio Madrid

Two time Tony winner Robert Morse, who most recently appeared in the play revival The Front Page, starred in the original Broadway cast of the Frank Loesser workplace musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying which celebrates its 59th Broadway opening night anniversary today.

October 7th, 2020 by BroadwayBox Staff

Who's The Cat's Meow? Let Us Know! It's Cats Opening Night …

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On October 7, 1982 Cats the Andrew Lloyd Webber scored musical (with T.S. Eliot lyrics) directed by Trevor Nunn officially leaped onto Broadway. Check out our social template on our social channels & let us know which Jellicle character you think takes the cake as the cat's meow!

September 10th, 2020 by BroadwayBox Staff

Top 10 Ultimate YouTube Ranking of Chaplin's  "All Falls Do…

Photo by Joan Marcus

In honor of Chaplin's Broadway opening night anniversary, we are counting down our top 10 versions (and the headlines their perfs deserve!) of Hedda Hopper's marvelous number "All Falls Down" delivered by phenomenal performers. Buckle up for some out of this world singing!

August 27th, 2020 by BroadwayBox Staff

URINETOWN began their Broadway previews on August 26th and we are cheering for this exciting "Run Freedom Run" led by Hunter Foster from Broadway on Broadway in 2001.

August 25th, 2020 by BroadwayBox Staff

On August 25th of 1980, the curtain rose to a company of tap dancing feet when the original Broadway company of 42nd Street opened on Broadway.

August 21st, 2020 by BroadwayBox Staff

Act One Finales: 15 Powerful "I Am What I Am"'s from Jerry …

Photo by Alastair Muir

La Cage aux Folles tap danced on to the Palace Theatre stage with beautiful feathers and spangles 37 years ago on August 21st. Let's have a look at 15 incredible covers of the Jerry Herman anthem that closed on the musical's first act, "I Am What I Am."

August 19th, 2020 by BroadwayBox Staff

Hot Clip of the Day: Grease's Osnes & Crumm Are The Ones Th…

Photo by Joan Marcus

"But oh, those summer nights!" - especially like the one held 13 years ago on August 18th over at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre. After gathering in front of televisions from January - March of 2007, audiences of the NBC reality show "Grease: You're The One That I Want" were finally able to see "Small Town Sandy" Laura Osnes and "Slacker Danny" Max Crumm make their Broadway debuts in the Kathleen Marshall helmed 2007 Broadway musical revival of Grease.

August 14th, 2020 by BroadwayBox Staff

Tracy Turnblads unite! On August 15, 2002 (18 years ago tomorrow), Hairspray celebrated its Broadway opening night. Original film Tracy Turnblad, Ricki Lake, invited the original Broadway company onto her popular daytime talk show to perform the show's toe-tapping opening number led by future Tony winner Marissa Jaret Winokur.

August 6th, 2020 by BroadwayBox Staff

Bit of a day for Leslie Odom, Jr each August 6th! Not only is it the anniversary of the day that Hamilton took its opening night bow, it also happens to be Leslie's birthday!

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