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2021-22 SEASON

Chess in Concert (1986) – Music by Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus; Lyrics by Tim Rice & Björn Ulvaeus; Book by Tim Rice & Richard Nelson
A Little Night Music (1973) – Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Book by Hugh Wheeler
A Grand Night for Singing (1993) – Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Conceived by Walter Bobbie
Gala: Raise You Up
Fun Home (2013) – Music by Jeanine Tesori; Book & Lyrics by Lisa Kron
The Pajama Game (1954) – Music & Lyrics by Richard Adler & Jerry Ross; Book by George Abbott & Richard Bissell

2020-21 SEASON

Due to COVID, all onstage productions were re-scheduled into future seasons. The following productions were part of our MoonBeams virtual series:
From Broadway to Hollywood; Conceived by Richard Glazier
The Oldest Living Cater Waiter; Written by Michael Patrick Gaffney
Broadway Flipped!; Conceived by Nicole Frydman & DC Scarpelli
A Distant Dinner Party; Conceived by Jess Coker & Jaron Vesely
Home (Literally) for the Holidays; Conceived by Daniel Thomas
Perfect Hermany: A Musical Tribute to Jerry Herman; Conceived by Jason Graae
Gala: You Can’t Stop the Beat
Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill; Written by Lanie Robertson
Don’t Touch That Dial!; Conceived by DC Scarpelli & Peter Budinger

2019-20 SEASON

Titanic in Concert (1997) – Book by Peter Stone; Music & Lyrics by Maury Yeston
Hot Mikado (1986) – Book & Lyrics by W.S. Gilbert, adapted by David H. Bell; Music by Arthur Sullivan, adapted by Rob Bowman
Scrooge in Love! (2015) – Music by Larry Grossman; Lyrics by Kellen Blair; Book by Duane Poole
A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder (2012) – Music and Lyrics by Steven Lutvak; Book and Lyrics by Robert L. Freedman

2018-19 SEASON

Follies in Concert (1971) – Book by James Goldman; Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1978) – Book by Larry L. King & Peter Masterson; Music & Lyrics by Carol Hall
Dames at Sea (1968) – Book & Lyrics by Haimsohn & Robin Miller; Music by Jim Wise
Fiorello! (1959) – Music by Jerry Bock; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick; Book by Jerome Weidman & George Abbott
110 in the Shade (1963) – Music by Harvey Schmidt; Lyrics by Tom Jones; Book by N. Richard Nash
Once (2011) – Book by Enda Walsh; Music & Lyrics by Glen Hansard & Markéta Irglová

2017-18 SEASON

Ain’t Misbehavin’ (1978) – Music by Fats Waller; Lyrics by Various; Concept by Murray Horwitz & Richard Maltby, Jr.
The Secret Garden (1991) – Music by Lucy Simon; Lyrics & Book by Marsha Norman
Saturday Night (1955) – Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Book by Julius J. Epstein
Me and My Girl (1937/1986) – Music by Noel Gay; Book & Lyrics by by L. Arthur Rose & Douglas Furber, Revised by Stephen Fry with Contributions by Mike Ockrent

2016-17 SEASON

Baker Street (1963) – Music & Lyrics by Marian Grudeff & Raymond Jessel; Book by Jerome Coopersmith
Scrooge in Love! (2015) – Music by Larry Grossman; Lyrics by Kellen Blair; Book by Duane Poole
New Girl in Town (1957) – Music & Lyrics by Bob Merrill; Book by George Abbott
No, No, Nanette (1925/1971) – Music by Vincent Youmans; Lyrics by Irving Caesar & Otto Harbach; Book by Otto Harbach, Frank Mandel & Burt Shevelove
Kismet in Concert (1953) – Music by Alexander Borodin, Adapted by Robert Wright & George Forrest; Lyrics by Robert Wright & George Forrest; Book by Charles Lederer & Luther Davis

2015-16 SEASON

Sail Away (1961) – Music, Lyrics & Book by Nöel Coward
Scrooge in Love! (2015) – Music by Larry Grossman; Lyrics by Kellen Blair; Book by Duane Poole
Gala: Falling in Love With Love (with Klea Blackhurst)
The Boys from Syracuse (1938) – Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Book by George Abbott
The Most Happy Fella (1956) – Music, Lyrics & Book by Frank Loesser
Coming Up Roses: The Jule Styne Salon

2014-15 SEASON

Do I Hear a Waltz? (1965) – Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Book by Arthur Laurents
The Boy Friend (1954) – Music, Lyrics & Book by Sandy Wilson
Something for the Boys (1943) – Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Herbert Fields & Dorothy Fields
Nick & Nora (1991) – Music by Charles Strouse; Lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr.; Book by Arthur Laurents
Where’s Charley? (1948) – Music & Lyrics by Frank Loesser; Book by George Abbott
Inventing Champagne: The Alan J. Lerner Salon
Gala: Song of a Summer Night (with Laura Benanti)

2013-14 SEASON

It’s a Bird…It’s a Plane…It’s Superman! (1966) – Music by Charles Strouse; Lyrics by Lee Adams; Book by David Newman & Robert Benton
I Married an Angel (1938) – Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Book by Rodgers & Hart
Snoopy!!! (1975) – Music by Larry Grossman; Lyrics by Hal Hackady; Book by Warren Lockhart, Arthur Whitelaw & Michael Grace
Gala: What We Did For Love (with Megan Hilty)
Painting the Clouds With Sunshine (2014)
DuBarry Was a Lady (1939) – Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Herbert Fields and B.G. DeSylva
Thou Swell! Thou Witty!: The Rodgers & Hart Salon

2012-13 SEASON

Of Thee I Sing (1931) – Music by George Gerswhin; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin; Book by George S. Kaufman & Morrie Ryskind
Carmelina (1979) – Music by Burton Lane; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner; Book by Joseph Stein & Alan Jay Lerner
Pal Joey (1940) – Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Book by John O’Hara
Gala: It’s De-Lovely (with Sutton Foster)
Carnival (1961) – Music & Lyrics by Bob Merrill; Book by Michael Stewart
Little Me (1962) – Music by Cy Coleman; Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh; Book by Neil Simon
Once in Love with Loesser: The Frank Loesser Salon

2011-12 SEASON

Nymph Errant (1933) – Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Romney Brent
Oh, Kay! (1926) – Music by George Gershwin; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin; Book by Guy Bolton & P.G. Wodehouse
Three Sisters (1934) – Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics & Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
The Best of Times: The Jerry Herman Salon
Sugar (1972) – Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Bob Merrill; Book by Peter Stone
Zorba (1968) – Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb; Book by Joseph Stein

2010-11 SEASON

A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum (1962) – Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Book by Burt Shevelove & Larry Gelbart
Once in a Million Moons: The Jerome Kern Salon
Murder for Two: A Killer Musical (2010) – Music by Joe Kinosian; Lyrics by Kellen Blair; Book by Joe Kinosian & Kellen Blair
Babes in Arms (1937) – Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Book by Rodgers & Hart
And All That Jazz: The John Kander Salon
Strike Up the Band (1927) – Music by George Gershwin; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin; Book by Morrie Ryskind
Silk Stockings (1955) – Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by George S. Kaufman, Leueen MacGrath & Abe Burrows

2009-10 SEASON

Call Me Madam (1950) – Music & Lyrics by Irving Berlin; Book by Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse
Destry Rides Again (1959) – Music & Lyrics by Harold Rome; Book by Leonard Gershe
I Feel a Song Coming On: A Dorothy Fields Salon
Jubilee (1935) – Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Moss Hart
Nice Work If You Can Get It: An Ira Gershwin Salon
Lady Be Good! (1924) – Music by George Gershwin; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin; Book by Guy Bolton & Fred Thompson
Very Warm for May (1939) – Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics & Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
Everything The Traffic Will Allow: The Songs and Sass of Ethel Merman (2001)

2008-09 SEASON

Irma La Douce (1960) – Music by Marguerite Monnot; Lyrics & Book by Alexandre Breffort
Girl Crazy (1930) – Music by George Gerswhin; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin; Book by Guy Bolton & John McGowan
Ben Franklin in Paris (1964) – Music by Mark Sandrich, Jr.; Lyrics & Book by Sidney Michaels
High Spirits (1964) – Music, Lyrics & Book by Hugh Martin & Timothy Gray
Wildcat! (1960) – Music by Cy Coleman; Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh; Book by N. Richard Nash

2007-08 SEASON

One Touch of Venus (1943) – Music by Kurt Weill; Lyrics by Ogden Nash; Book by Ogden Nash & S.J. Perelman
Oh, Lady! Lady!! (1918) – Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics by P.G. Wodehouse; Book by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse
The Student Gypsy or The Prince of Liederkranz (1963) – Music, Lyrics & Book by Rick Besoyan
Coco (1969) – Music by André Previn; Lyrics & Book by Alan Jay Lerner
Peddling Rainbows (Harburg revue)
Out of This World (1950) – Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Dwight Taylor

2006-07 SEASON

Li’l Abner (1956) – Music by Gene De Paul; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer; Book by Norman Panama & Melvin Frank
Pardon My English (1933) – Music by George Gershwin; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin; Book by Herbert Fields & Morrie Ryskind
Flora the Red Menace (1965) – Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb; Book by George Abbott & Robert Russell
Plain and Fancy (1955) – Music by Albert Hague; Lyrics by Arnold Horwitt; Book by Joseph Stein & Will Glickman
Gay Divorce (1932) – Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Dwight Taylor

2005-06 SEASON

Red Hot and Blue! (1936) – Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse
Miss Liberty (1949) – Music & Lyrics by Irving Berlin; Book by Robert E. Sherwood
The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd (1965) – Music, Lyrics & Book by Leslie Bricusse & Anthony Newley
The Golden Apple (1954) – Music by Jerome Moross; Lyrics & Book by John Treville Latouche
Mack & Mabel (1974) – Music & Lyrics by Jerry Herman; Book by Michael Stewart

2004-05 SEASON

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1949) – Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Leo Robin; Book by Joseph Fields & Anita Loos
The Cabaret Girl (1922) – Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics & Book by George Grossmith & P.G. Wodehouse
Can-Can (1953) – Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Abe Burrows
Hooray for What! (1937) – Music by Harold Arlen; Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg; Book by Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse
Once Upon a Mattress (1959) – Music by Mary Rodgers; Lyrics by Marshall Barer; Book by Jay Thompson, Marshall Barer & Dean Fuller
Minnie’s Boys (1970) – Music by Larry Grossman; Lyrics by Hal Hackady; Book by Arthur Marx & Robert Fisher
The Boys from Syracuse (1938) – Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Book by George Abbott

2003 SEASON

Paint Your Wagon (1951) – Music by Frederick Loewe; Lyrics & Book by Alan J. Lerner
Roberta (1933) – Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics & Book by Otto Harbach
Finian’s Rainbow (1947) – Music by Burton Lane; Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg; Book by E.Y. Harburg & Fred Saidy
Oh Captain! (1958) – Music & Lyrics by Jay Livingston & Ray Evans; Book by Al Morgan & José Ferrer
Fifty Million Frenchmen (1929) – Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Herbert Fields

2002 SEASON – Richard Rodgers Centenary

By Jupiter (1942) – Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Book by Rodgers & Hart
Pipe Dream (1955) – Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics & Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
A Connecticut Yankee (1927/1943) – Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Book by Herbert Fields
Peggy-Ann (1927) – Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Book by Herbert Fields
Too Many Girls (1939) – Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Book by George Marion, Jr.

2001 SEASON

It’s a Bird…It’s a Plane…It’s Superman! (1966) – Music by Charles Strouse; Lyrics by Lee Adams; Book by David Newman & Robert Benton
The Cat and the Fiddle (1931) – Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics & Book by Otto Harbach
Do Re Mi (1960) – Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Betty Comden & Adolph Green; Book by Garson Kanin
Goldilocks (1958) – Music by Leroy Anderson; Lyrics by Jean Kerr, Walter Kerr & Joan Ford; Book by Jean Kerr & Walter Kerr
Leave It to Me! (1938) – Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Samuel & Bella Spewack
Guess What’s Under My Umbrella (revue)

2000 SEASON

Funny Face (1927) – Music by George Gershwin; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin; Book by Paul Gerard Smith & Fred Thompson
Out of This World (1950) – Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Dwight Taylor
The Good Companions (1974) – Music by André Pervin; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer; Book by Ronald Harwood
Dear World (1969) – Music & Lyrics by Jerry Herman; Book by Jerome Lawrence & Robert E. Lee
I Married an Angel (1938) – Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Book by Rodgers & Hart
Jazz Up Your Lingerie! (revue)

1999 SEASON

Fiorello! (1959) – Music by Jerry Bock; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick; Book by Jerome Weidman & George Abbott
Sitting Pretty (1924) – Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics by P.G. Wodehouse; Book by Guy Bolton
On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1965) – Music by Burton Lane; Lyrics & Book by Alan Jay Lerner
Let’s Face It! (1941) – Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Dorothy Fields & Herbert Fields
The Grass Harp (1971) – Music by Claibe Richardson; Book & Lyrics by Kenward Elmslie
Babes in Arms (1937) – Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Book by Rodgers & Hart
A Century of Musicals (revue)

1998 SEASON

Do I Hear a Waltz? (1965) – Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Book by Arthur Laurents
Girl Crazy (1930) – Music by George Gerswhin; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin; Book by Guy Bolton & John McGowan
Redhead (1959) – Music by Albert Hague; Lyrics by Dorothy Fields; Book by Dorothy Fields, Herbert Fields, Sidney Shelton & David Shaw
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1951) – Music by Arthur Schwartz; Lyrics by Dorothy Fields; Book by George Abbott & Betty Smith
>Nymph Errant (1933) – Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Romney Brent
Call Me Madam (1950) – Music & Lyrics by Irving Berlin; Book by Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse
Fabulous Flops (revue)

1997 SEASON

Face the Music (1932) – Music & Lyrics by Irving Berlin; Book by Moss Hart
Louisiana Purchase (1940) – Music & Lyrics by Irving Berlin; Book by Morrie Ryskind
High Spirits (1964) – Music, Lyrics & Book by Hugh Martin & Timothy Gray
Fanny (1954) – Music & Lyrics by Harold Rome; Book by S.N. Behrman & Joshua Logan
Something for the Boys (1943) – Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Herbert Fields & Dorothy Fields
Jubilee (1935) – Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Moss Hart
I’d Like to Hide It (revue)

1996 SEASON

Silk Stockings (1955) – Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by George S. Kaufman, Leueen MacGrath & Abe Burrows
Dearest Enemy (1925) – Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Book by Herbert Fields
Goodtime Charley (1975) – Music by Larry Grossman; Lyrics by Hal Hackady; Book by Sidney Michaels
The Night Boat (1920) – Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics & Book by Anne Caldwell
Roberta (1933) – Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics & Book by Otto Harbach
Lady Be Good! (1924) – Music by George Gershwin; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin; Book by Guy Bolton & Fred Thompson
Love and Nuts and Noodles (revue)
Something Sort of Grandish (Harburg revue)

1995 SEASON

A Connecticut Yankee (1927/1943) – Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Book by Herbert Fields
Pipe Dream (1955) – Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics & Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
America’s Sweetheart (1931) – Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Book by Herbert Fields
Very Warm for May (1939) – Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics & Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
I Married an Angel (1938) – Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Book by Rodgers & Hart
Three Sisters (1934) – Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics & Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
The Great Revues (revue)
Once in a Blue Moon (revue)
Nobody’s Heart (Rodgers & Hart revue)
The Song Is You (Hammerstein revue)

1994 SEASON

Peggy-Ann (1927) – Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Book by Herbert Fields
The Cat and the Fiddle (1931) – Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics & Book by Otto Harbach
Hollywood Pinafore (1945) – Music by Arthur Sullivan; Lyrics & Book by Goerge S. Kaufman
Something for the Boys (1943) – Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Herbert Fields & Dorothy Fields
Darling of the Day (1968) – Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg; Book by Nunnally Johnson
As Thousands Cheer (1933) – Music & Lyrics by Irving Berlin; Book by Moss Hart

1993 SEASON

Jubilee (1933) – Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Moss Hart
One Touch of Venus (1943) – Music by Kurt Weill; Lyrics by Ogden Nash; Book by Ogden Nash & S.J. Perelman
Oh, Lady! Lady!! (1918) – Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics by P.G. Wodehouse; Book by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse
Fifty Million Frenchmen (1929) – Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Herbert Fields
Sweet Adeline (1929) – Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics and Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
DuBarry Was a Lady (1939) – Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Herbert Fields and B.G. DeSylva


THE SONDHEIM SWEEP

Starting in 2017, 42nd Street Moon committed to producing all of the stage works that the now late, great Stephen Sondheim created for the stage as a composer and/or lyricist. Each season, at least one of those works will be produced as a mainstage production, in concert, or in a special limited run:

2017-2018: Saturday Night (1954)
2018-2019: Follies (1971)
2019-2020 and 2020-2021 were scuttled due to COVID
2021-2022: A Little Night Music (1973)
2022-2023: Gypsy (1959); Merrily We Roll Along (1981)

Still to produce:
West Side Story (1957)
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1962)
Anyone Can Whistle (1964)
Do I Hear a Waltz? (1965)
Company (1970)
The Frogs (1974)
Pacific Overtures (1976)
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1979)
Sunday in the Park with George (1984)
Into the Woods (1987)
Assassins (1990)
Passion (1994)
Getting Away With Murder (1996)
Road Show (2008)