From Cinderella's Prince to ladies who lunch, Playbill lights up the marquee for Broadway's brightest born in April.
The landmark Leonard Bernstein-Stephen Sondheim-Arthur Laurents musical opened September 26, 1957.
In 2018, the Broadway revival of Tony Kushner's Angels in America opens.
In 2012, the musical Once opens on Broadway.
In 2005, Monty Python's Spamalot opens on Broadway.
In 1969, the original Broadway production of 1776 opens.
In 1970, Purlie opens on Broadway starring Melba Moore and Cleavon Little.
In 1947, Brigadoon premieres on Broadway.
In 1959, Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun opens on Broadway.
In 2019, Be More Chill opens on Broadway.
In 2008, In the Heights opens on Broadway.
In 2015, Helen Mirren stars in The Audience on Broadway.
Happy birthday to Godspell, Pippin, and Wicked composer Stephen Schwartz.
Girl From the North Country becomes the final Broadway show to open before theatres are closed in 2020.
In 2005, Norbert Leo Butz, John Lithgow, and Sherie Rene Scott star in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels on Broadway.
In 2008, Passing Strange opens on Broadway.
In 1973, Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's A Little Night Music opens on Broadway.
In 2017, a revival of Sunday in the Park With George starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford opens on Broadway.
In 1992, Crazy for You opens on Broadway.
In 2015, Hamilton opens Off-Broadway at the Public Theater.
In 1977, David Mamet's American Buffalo opens on Broadway.
In 1979, the musical They're Playing Our Song opens on Broadway.
In 1997, Whoopi Goldberg takes over as Pseudolus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.
In 1949, the original production of Death of a Salesman opens on Broadway.
Liza Minnelli and Chita Rivera star in The Rink, opening on Broadway on this date in 1984.
In 2007, In the Heights opens Off-Broadway.
In 1999, Roger Bart, Kristin Chenoweth, and more open You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown on Broadway.
Happy birthday, Nathan Lane!
The late composer-lyricist discusses his musical scores in depth over more than six hours of interviews from 1997.
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