42nd Street to close 2 Jan 2005
Fri 5 March 2004 42nd Street to close 2 Jan 2005 It has been announced that 42nd Street, will close on 2 Jan 2005 The producers of 42nd Street, the Broadway musical which opened May 2, 2001 and won the Tonyï¿½ Award for Best Musical Revival, have placed the final block of tickets on sale. 42nd Street will end its banner run on 42nd Street at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, January 2. Commenting on the announcement, Michael David, a principal with Dodger Stage Holding, said "We are thrilled that 42nd Street will have played 1547 performances. I'm glad that New Yorkers and visitors now have 10 months to see the most quintessential Broadway show in the most appropriate setting -- 42nd St." The show has music by Harry Warren, Lyrics by Al Dubin, Book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble,and is directed by Mark Bramble, Choreography by Randy Skinner. Set design by Douglas W. Schmidt, with costumes by Roger Kirk, and lighting by Paul Gallo. 42nd Street is musical adaptation of a 1933 film classic about Peggy Sawyer, A chorus girl who ends up becoming a star.
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