42nd Street

Based on the 1933 film, directed by Busby Berkeley

Book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Based On The Novel By Bradford Ropes
Original Direction And Dances By Gower Champion


Broadway: Winter Garden Theater (August 25 1980) directed & choreographed by Gower Champion, who died hours before the opening night. Transferred to…
Broadway: Majestic Theater Transferred to…
Broadway: St James Theatre (closed on January 8 1989 after 3486 performances and 6 previews)

London: Theatre Royal Drury Lane (opened August 8 1984 – 7 January 1989)

Designed by Robin Wagner
Costumes by Theoni V.Aldredge
Lighting by Joe Davis and Leonard Tucker
Original Lighting by Tharon Musser
Musical Direction by Kevin Amos
Sound by Julian Beech (Autograph)
Dances by Karin Baker & Randy Skinner
Original Direction & Dances by Gower Champion
Directed by Lucia Victor

London: Dominion Theatre, March 1991

London: Theatre Royal Drury Lane

(Previews from 20 March 2017. Closed 5th January 2019)

Official website: http://42ndstreetmusical.co.uk/

Musical Staging and New Choreography by Randy Skinner
Directed by Mark Bramble
Executive Producer Dr. Johnny Hon.
Set Design by Douglas W Schmidt

Interview with Lighting Designer Peter Mumford

Scenic Automation by Tait

46 axes of automation, including performer flying and counterweight assist winches. Also a set piece tracking system, revolve and automated staircase.