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Today in Theatre History - October 19–25, 2020: Julie Andrews returns to Broadway in Victor/Victoria, Patti LuPone returns to Broadway in Anything Goes

October 19–25, 2020: Julie Andrews returns to Broadway in Victor/Victoria, Patti LuPone returns to Broadway in Anything Goes, and Pippin and A Chorus Line both premiere on Broadway, and more in this week’s theatre history.

October 19–25, 2020: Julie Andrews returns to Broadway in Victor/Victoria, Patti LuPone returns to Broadway in Anything Goes, and Pippin and A Chorus Line both premiere on Broadway, and more in this week’s theatre history ...
Today in Theatre History - October 12–18, 2020: In 1965, Barbara Harris opens in On a Clear Day You Can See Forever

October 12–18, 2020: In 1965, Barbara Harris opens in On a Clear Day You Can See Forever and one year and a day later she opens in The Apple Tree, for which she wins a Tony, and more in this weeks’ theatre history!

October 12–18, 2020: In 1965, Barbara Harris opens in On a Clear Day You Can See Forever and one year and a day later she opens in The Apple Tree, for which she wins a Tony. Plus Hugh Jackman steals audiences hearts (and other organs) in The Boy ...
Today in Theatre History - October 5–11, 2020: Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig get sweaty in A Steady Rain, Deborah

October 5–11, 2020: Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig get sweaty in A Steady Rain, Deborah Kerr requests that when you speak of her, you’ll be kind in Tea and Sympathy, Elaine Stritch ponders—raucously—why the wrong people travel in Sail Away, and more..

October 5–11, 2020: Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig get sweaty in A Steady Rain, Deborah Kerr requests that when you speak of her, you’ll be kind in Tea and Sympathy, Elaine Stritch ponders—raucously—why the wrong people travel in Sail Away, and more from this week in theatre history ...
Today in Theatre History - September 28–October 4, 2020: Cats, Big Fish, Swan Lake

September 28–October 4, 2020: Cats, Big Fish, Swan Lake, and non-animale titled shows opened this week in theatre history—plus premieres of musicals as varied as Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, and more!

September 28–October 4, 2020: Cats, Big Fish, Swan Lake, and non-animale titled shows opened this week in theatre history—plus premieres of musicals as varied as Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, and more! ...
Today in Theatre History - September 21-27, 2020: 20 years later, Merman returns in a revival of Annie Get Your Gun, Angela Lansbury opens in Gypsy,

September 21-27, 2020: 20 years later, Merman returns in a revival of Annie Get Your Gun, Angela Lansbury opens in Gypsy, and Elizabeth Ashley becomes an icon in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

September 21-27, 2020: 20 years later, Merman returns in a revival of Annie Get Your Gun, Angela Lansbury opens in Gypsy, and Elizabeth Ashley becomes an icon in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof ...
Today in Theatre History - September 14–20, 2020: Happy birthday, Bacall!

September 14–20, 2020: Happy birthday, Bacall! Also, Song & Dance opens, eventually winning Bernadette Peters her first Tony, and The Threepenny Opera becomes an Off-Broadway hit.

September 14–20, 2020: Happy birthday, Bacall! Also, Song & Dance opens, eventually winning Bernadette Peters her first Tony, and The Threepenny Opera becomes an Off-Broadway hit ...



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