Stage Production

On the Town

On the Town
Opening date
December 28, 1944
Lyrics by Adolph Green and Betty Comden. Music by Leonard Bernstein.

A musical about three sailors on leave in wartime New York City.

Date is for the Broadway premiere at the Adelphi Theatre. The musical ran for 463 performances - a big hit at the time - at three different Broadway theatres. The show has subsequently been revived unsuccessfully three times in New York.

A movie version was released in 1949 with almost all different music.