Cy Coleman‘s award-winning musical comedy On The Twentieth Century will be making a stop in Los Angeles Aug 4 through 27. Proof Doubt Closer Theatre Co. takes on this 1978 musical gem which most recently had a Broadway revival in 2015 starring Kristin Chenoweth in the lead. Tickets HERE.
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This day in 1978, Cy Coleman, Betty Comden, Adolph Green‘s multi-Tony Award winning musical On The Twentieth Century opened on Broadway at the St. James Theatre! Considered the last great production of the golden era of Broadway musicals, the show was based on the classic 1934 Howard Hawks comedic film Twentieth Century and set to a lush Rossini-like operatic score. You can board for a ride March 9 – April 30th courtesy of the Cygnet Theatre Company, San Diego. Don’t miss the train! Click HERE for more information and tickets.
Click HERE to watch the Tony Awards Performance of Kristin Chenoweth, Peter Gallagher, and the full cast of On The Twentieth Century perform a medley of “Life Is Like A Train”, “On The 20th Century”, “I’ve Got it All”, and “Babette”.
The New York Times calls the revival “Ridiculously sublime!” It is the most nominated revival of the season including 5 Tony noms including Best Revival of a Musical and is now running through July 19th at The American Airlines Theatre. The music is by Cy Coleman with Book & Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. You can get tickets and more info HERE.