Bob Fosse’s Dancin on Broadway: Show Is Now Closed
Bob Fosse’s Dancin Summary
- Show Status: Closed
- Genre: Musical
- Bob Fosse’s Dancin is 130 minutes long, including an intermission of 15 minutes
- 8 Shows per week
- Previews Began: March 2, 2023
- Show Opened : March 19, 2023
- Show Closed: May 14, 2023
Originally devised by Bob Fosse in 1978, this show is much like a dancing version of a vinyl musical album. The show is an anthology of dance vignettes that use a variety of styles and popular songs as its audio track.
Bob Fosse’s Dancin on Broadway Background
This revival of 'Bob Fosse’s Dancin’ is set to a score of classical, show tunes, pop and rock music. The show is intended as a tribute to the deceased Fosse, who was an eight-time Tony Award-winner.
Directed by Wayne Cilento
The original revue of the show ran on Broadway from 1978 to 1982. This production will be directed by Wayne Cilento, who was part of the revue’s original company, and produced by special arrangement with Nicole Fosse, daughter of Bob and Artistic Director of the Verdon Fosse Legacy dance training program.
Previous Revival Plans In 2009
A revival of Dancin' was scheduled to be produced in 2009 by the Roundabout Theatre Company at Studio 54. This production had trouble getting a producer attached and was postponed until the 2010 season. It then suffered from the same problem in 2010 and then was again postponed indefinitely.
What’s Bob Fosse’s Dancin Like?
Bob Fosse created the original production as a tribute to dance, but this version of the show is intended as a celebration of Bob himself – both the person and the artist,” The show every bit as eclectic and uplifting as the original, despite its many years passed since it first graced the Great White Way.
The revival is complete with its edginess, but is still relevant to our current era. The principal dancers reflect the vibrancy of New York City and the soundstage-style set ties together Bob’s twin careers on stage and in film.
Is Bob Fosse’s Dancin Good for Kids?
Despite being a show about dance, the show it also has adult centric themes and some simulated violence.
This show contains smoking haze and flashing lights.
Music Box Theatre
New York, NY 10019
- Kolton Krouse
- Mattie Love
- Krystal Mackie
- Yani Marin
- Nando Morland
- Khori Michelle Petinaud
- Ida Saki
- Ron Todorowski
- Neka Zang
- Wayne Cilento
- Musical Staging
- Wayne Cilento
- Scenic Design
- Robert Brill
- Costume Design
- Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung
- Music Direction
- Justin Hornback