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1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036
Ended 30 Dec 2007 after 19 months
The musical comedy with tons of laughs and the most 2006 Tony Awards of any musical on Broadway! It all begins when a die-hard musical fan plays his favorite cast album, a 1928 smash hit called The Drowsy Chaperone, and the show magically bursts to life.
Modern day musical theatre addict known simply as 'Man in Chair' drops the needle on his favorite LP: the 1928 musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone.
From the crackle of his hi-fi, the musical comes to life on stage, telling the tale of a pampered Broadway starlet who wants to give up show business to get married, her producer who sets out to sabotage the nuptials, her chaperone, the debonair groom, the dizzy chorine, the Latin lover and a pair of gangsters who double as pastry chefs.
Previews from : 3rd April 2006
Opened : 1st May 2006
Closed : 30th December 2007
Audience: The Drowsy Chaperone may be inappropriate for children aged 12 and under. Children under 4 years of age will not be admitted into the Marquis Theater.
Run time: One hour and 45 minutes with no intermission
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Opening night: 1 May 2006
Closing night: 30 December 2007
12 reviews, average rating: (4.7 Stars)
I had no idea what to expect when I stumbled into this show last weekend. F... more
Funny, charming, colorful, well sung, clever, witty, different and fresh. O... more
What a wonderful escape, you can get into each character as the show develo... more
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