An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 14, 2019
An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until April 14, 2019
The quintessential backstage musical comedy classic 42nd STREET will open at the Woodland Opera House on Friday, March 22nd and run Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. through April 14th. The show is generously underwritten by Tom and Meg Stallard.
42nd STREET is the song and dance fable of Broadway, with an American Dream story and some of the greatest songs ever written, including “We’re In The Money,” “Lullaby of Broadway,” “Shuffle Off To Buffalo,” “Dames,” “I Only Have Eyes For You” and of course “42nd Street.”
With book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, music by Harry Warren and lyrics by Al Dubin, 42nd STREET is based on a novel by Bradford Ropes and Busby Berkeley’s 1933 movie and tells the story of a starry-eyed young dancer named Peggy Sawyer who leaves her Allentown home and comes to New York to audition for the new Broadway musical Pretty Lady. When the leading lady breaks her ankle, Peggy takes over and becomes a star.
The original production of 42nd STREET was produced in 1980 on Broadway by David Merrick and featured direction and dances by Gower Champion. It played on Broadway for 3,486 performances, winning 1981 Tony Awards® for Best Musical and Best Choreography. The Broadway revival, which opened in 2001, played for 1,524 performances and earned two Tony Awards® including Best Revival of a Musical.
This production is recommended for audiences ages 8 and up.
Dates: March 22 – April 14, 2019
Reserved seats are $25 for adults, $23 for seniors 62+, and $12 for children 17 and under. Balcony tickets are $15 for adults and $7 for children. Flex Pass specials and group rates are available.