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42nd Street

  • Eisenhower Auditorium University Park, PA (map)

The quintessential backstage musical comedy classic, 42nd STREET is the song and dance fable of Broadway with an American Dream story that includes some of the greatest songs ever written, such as “We’re in the Money,” “Lullaby of Broadway,” “Shuffle Off to Buffalo,” “Dames,” “I Only Have Eyes for You,” and, of course, “42nd Street.” Based on a novel by Bradford Ropes and Busby Berkeley’s 1933 movie, 42nd STREET tells the story of a starry-eyed young dancer named Peggy Sawyer who leaves her Allentown, Pennsylvania, home and goes to New York City to audition for the new Broadway musical Pretty Lady. When the leading lady breaks her ankle, Peggy takes over and becomes a star. With a book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, music by Harry Warren, and lyrics by Al Dubin, this sparkling new production is directed by co-author Bramble and choreographed by Randy Skinner, the team who staged the 2001 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival.

Tickets are required for this performance, and may be purchased online or by phoning 1-800-ARTS-TIX. 

Reminder: Reservations at least two weeks in advance are now necessary to use the free Audio-Description service. For 42nd Street, please contact the SLSG office (814-238-0132 or by Jan.3, 2017.

Later Event: January 31