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Finians Rainbow

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Closed January 15, 2010

All the comforting pleasures of musical comedy are on abundant display in this thoroughly winning production.

Charles Isherwood, New York Times

Why See Finians Rainbow?

Set in the mythical southern state of Missitucky, FINIAN'S RAINBOW pits a charming Irish dreamer and his headstrong daughter against the host of complications that await them in their newly adopted land: a bigoted southern Senator, a credit crisis, a pesky leprechaun and, of course, a complicated love affair that gives birth to some of the most witty, charming and heartfelt songs ever written for the stage.

A blend of romantic fantasy and social commentary, the classic musical Finian's Rainbow follows the adventures of an Irishman and his daughter who hope to strike it rich in America, using a pot of gold stolen from a leprechaun.

The score by E.Y. Harburg and Burton Lane includes "How Are Things in Glocca Morra," "Old Devil Moon," "Look to the Rainbow" and "If This Isn't Love," among others.

Previews from: 8th October 2009
Opened: 29th October 2009
Closes: Open-Ended

Audience: Finian's Rainbow is suitable for audiences of all ages.  We think that kids  aged 10 and older will have the most fun.  Chilrden under 4 will not be admitted to the St James Theater.

Run Time: Two hours and 20 minutes with one intermission

Show Times

  Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun


- 2 pm - - 2 pm -
Evening 8 pm 8 pm

8 pm

8 pm 8 pm 8 pm -

Beginning November 2: Tuesday - Thursday @7pm
Friday and Saturday @8pm
Wednesday and Saturday @2pm
Sunday @3pm

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Opening night: 30 July 2009


11 Nominations
Best Revival of a Musical
Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical: Kate Baldwin
Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical: Christopher Fitzgerald

What you thought

3 reviews, average rating: (4.0 Stars)

4.0 star rating

VictorG: “Best Musical on Broadway!”

Finian's Rainbow is sure to delight people of all ages. The terrific cast... more

Anonymous: “A Fun Evening”

An "Old Fashion" musical with spirit, energy, and fine old standards of... more

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