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Tina: The Tina Turner Musical had its world premiere on 17 April 2018 at the Aldwych Theatre in London. The Broadway production opened on 7 November 2019.
It is a jukebox musical featuring the music of Tina Turner and depicting her life from her humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, to her transformation into a rock 'n roll star.
Anything Goes is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter.
The story concerns madcap antics aboard an ocean liner bound from New York to London. Billy Crocker is a stowaway in love with heiress Hope Harcourt, who is engaged to Lord Evelyn Oakleigh.
Since its 1934 debut at the Alvin Theatre (now known as the Neil Simon Theatre) on Broadway, the musical has been revived several times in the United States and Britain and has been filmed three times.
A Chorus Line
Set on the bare stage of a Broadway theater, the musical is centered on seventeen Broadway dancers auditioning for spots on a chorus line.
A Chorus Line provides a glimpse into the personalities of the performers and the choreographer, as they describe the events that have shaped their lives and their decisions to become dancers.
The original Broadway production (1975) ran for 6,137 performances, becoming the longest-running production in Broadway history until surpassed by Cats in 1997.
A Chorus Line's success has spawned many successful productions worldwide. It began a lengthy run in the West End in 1976 and was revived on Broadway in 2006, and in the West End in 2013.
Summer: The Donna Summer Musical made its premiere at the La Jolla Playhouse (California, San Diego), in November 2017 and opened on Broadway in April 2018.
The musical highlights Donna Summer at three stages of her life. Duckling Donna is in her pre-teens, starting out in Boston; Disco Donna, in her late teens and 20s, has her initial success; Diva Donna is in her 50s and at the top of her career.
The musical is a tribute to the music of Fats Waller.
It was a time when Manhattan nightclubs such as the Cotton Club and the Savoy Ballroom were the playgrounds of high society and Lenox Avenue dives were filled with piano players banging out the new beat known as swing.
In this vibrant 2019 celebration, Jeffrey L. Page brings a radical new approach to the show, which reveals the masks Fats Waller and his musicians assumed while performing for white audiences as they created the music of a new era.
Motown: The Musical is a jukebox musical that premiered on Broadway in April 2013. The musical is based on Berry Gordy's autobiography To Be Loved: The Music, the Magic, the Memories of Motown (1994), and on the history of his founding and running of the Motown record label, and his personal and professional relationships with Motown artists such as Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, and Michael Jackson. The production's music and lyrics are taken from selections from the Motown catalog. It received four nominations at the 67th Tony Awards.
Guys and Dolls
Guys and Dolls is based on "The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown" (1933) and "Blood Pressure", which are two short stories by Damon Runyon, and also borrows characters and plot elements from other Runyon stories, such as "Pick the Winner".
The show premiered on Broadway in 1950, where it ran for 1,200 performances and won the Tony Award for Best Musical.
The musical has had several Broadway and London revivals, as well as a 1955 film adaptation starring Frank Sinatra, Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, and Vivian Blaine.
American Idiot Musical
American Idiot is a sung-through rock musical based on the concept album of the same name by rock band Green Day.
After a run at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre in 2009, the show moved to the St. James Theatre on Broadway.
Previews began on March 24, 2010, and the musical officially opened on April 20, 2010. The show closed on April 24, 2011, after 422 performances.
The musical won two Tony Awards: Best Scenic Design of a Musical for Christine Jones and Best Lighting Design of a Musical for Kevin Adams. It also received a nomination for Best Musical. In 2011, its Broadway cast recording won a Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album.
Dames at Sea (Original,Musical, Comedy,Broadway) opened in New York City Oct 22, 2015 and played through Jan 3, 2016.
The show is described as "a tap-happy gem of a show that celebrates the golden era of movie musicals".
Legally Blonde is a 2007 musical, which premiered in pre-Broadway tryouts in San Francisco, California.
It is based on the novel Legally Blonde by Amanda Brown and the 2001 film of the same name.
The West End production opened in January 2010 at the Savoy Theatre. The West End production was nominated for five Laurence Olivier Awards and won three, including the Best New Musical award.
Bye Bye Birdie
Bye Bye Birdie is a stage musical with music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Lee Adams, based upon a book by Michael Stewart.
Originally titled Let's Go Steady, Bye Bye Birdie is set in 1958. The play's book was influenced when Elvis Presley was drafted into the Army in 1957.
The original 1960–1961 Broadway production was a Tony Award–winning success. It spawned a London production and several major revivals, a sequel, a 1963 film, and a 1995 television production.
The show also became a popular choice for high school and college productions due to its variable cast size and large proportion of ensemble numbers.
Aladdin is a stage musical based on Disney's 1992 animated feature film of the same name.
Set in the fictional Arabian city of Agrabah, the story follows the familiar tale of a poor young man who is granted three wishes by a genie in a lamp, which he uses to woo a princess and to thwart the sultan's evil Grand Vizier.
The Broadway production opened at the New Amsterdam Theatre on March 20, 2014, and has been produced globally since. It has been seen by more than 14 million people worldwide, as of August 2022.
Anastasia: The New Broadway Musical
Based on the 1997 animated film of the same name by Don Bluth, the musical adapts the legend of the Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia, who was rumored to have escaped and survived the execution of the royal family.
Many years after, an amnesiac young woman, named Anya, hopes to find some trace of her family by siding with two con-men, who wish to take advantage of her resemblance to the Grand Duchess by presenting Anya to Anastasia's paternal grandmother, the Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna.
After completing a pre-Broadway run in Hartford, Connecticut, the show premiered on Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre in April 2017, and since then it has spawned multiple productions worldwide.
Baby It's You! is a jukebox musical written by Floyd Mutrux and Colin Escott, featuring pop and rock hits of the 1960s, with a special emphasis on songs by the Shirelles and other acts signed to Scepter Records.
The show "tells the story of Florence Greenberg and Scepter Records, the label Greenberg started when she signed the Shirelles."
After several tryouts and premieres, the show debuted on Broadway in April 2011, directed by Sheldon Epps.
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical is a jukebox musical with a book by Douglas McGrath that tells the story of the early life and career of Carole King, using songs that she wrote, often together with Gerry Goffin and others.
The original production of Beautiful received its world premiere at the Curran Theatre, San Francisco, in October 2013.
It made its Broadway debut at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre in January 2014. A West End production starring Katie Brayben as Carole began in February 2015. In March 2022, a new version of the production was launched for a UK tour from the Leicester Curve.
Boeing-Boeing is a farce written by the French playwright Marc Camoletti. The English-language adaptation, translated by Beverley Cross, was first staged in London at the Apollo Theatre in 1962. In 1991, the play was listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the most performed French play throughout the world.
The play is set in the 1960s, and centres on bachelor Bernard, who has a flat in Paris and three airline stewardesses all engaged to him without knowing about each other. Bernard's life gets bumpy, though, when his friend Robert comes to stay, and complications such as weather and a new, speedier Boeing jet disrupt his careful planning. Soon, all three stewardesses are in the city simultaneously and catastrophe looms.
Matthiew Warchus directed the 2008 Broadway revival, which started previews on April 19, 2008, and opened on May 4 at the Longacre Theatre to good reviews.
The production closed on January 4, 2009, after 279 performances and 17 previews. A 45-week North American tour began in fall 2009. The production won the Best Revival of a Play and Rylance won the Tony Award for Best Leading Actor. The production was nominated for several other Tony Awards.