Oh! Calcutta!

Billboard for Oh! Calcutta! in Time Square, New York City

Oh! Calcutta! is a musical revue of unorthodox nature. It shares the same name with a city and a famous restaurant, but it’s totally unrelated. This avant-garde theatrical revue consists of sketches on sex-related topics. Created by British drama critic Kenneth Tynan, Oh! Calcutta! debuted on off-Broadway in 1969, and then in London in 1970. … Read more

Aladdin

Aladdin at Broadway’s New Amsterdam Theatre

A hit Broadway musical brought to the stage by the same producers as Lion King, Aladdin is also based on a beloved Disney animated film of the same name. It has a book by Chad Beguelin, music by Alan Menken, and lyrics by Tim Rice, Howard Ashman, and Beguelin. The musical is set in the … Read more

Fiddler on the Roof

A stage performance of Fiddler on the Roof

An award-winning Broadway musical, Fiddler on the Roof has touched audiences with its warmth, humor, and honesty. It’s the brainchild of Broadway legends Harold Prince and Jerome Robbins, book writer Joseph Stein, and songwriters Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick. Fiddler of the Roof is a story that captured the human longings for love, family, … Read more

Cats

The cast of Cats on stage

Who knew that a musical featuring felines could be a worldwide phenomenon? Cats is the fourth longest-running Broadway show of all time with a total lifespan of 18 years. A sung-through musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Cats, is based on the 1939 poetry collection by T.S. Eliot entitled Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats. It … Read more

Rent

The original Broadway cast of Rent

Rent is an award-winning Broadway musical that ushered in a new age of pop-rock music in the Great White Way. The musical is loosely based on Giacomo Puccini’s 1896 opera La Bohème. It tells the story of a group of struggling young artists trying to survive and create a life in Lower Manhattan’s East Village … Read more