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Hedwig and the Angry Inch

'Hedwig,' 'Mamma Mia!,' 'On the Town' All Closing in September >>

With the turn of the calendar to a new month, it means new shows will be debuting on Broadway. Of course, it also means the closing of a few more. As the start of September rolls around, the Broadway community will witness the final bows of three big Broadway productions: 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch,' 'Mamma Mia!,' and 'On the Town.' All three have been struggling to sell tickets for some time now. And as they do say, all good things come to an end.

Misty Copeland Dancing in 'On the Town' Broadway Cast, Tickets Rising for Musical Closing Date

Misty Copeland Dancing...Ticket Prices Rising >>

Misty Copeland made headlines earlier in the summer by being named the first African-American prima ballerina at the American Ballet Theater. Now, she's commanding some of the highest prices on Broadway. Ever since the announcement that Copeland would take over for New York City Ballet principal dancer Megan Fairchild in 'On the Town,' ticket prices on the secondary market have continually been on the rise.

From Time to Now: Misty Copeland Joins Cast of 'On the Town' in Broadway Debut

From Time to Now: Misty Copeland Joins Cast of 'On the Town' in Broadway Debut >>

Misty Copeland may be on a cloud of grandeur. But, now, her year is nearly bursting at the seams. After becoming the American Ballet Theatre's first ever black female principal dancer, as of recently she will make her Broadway debut in On the Town.

King Kong

'King Kong' Musical on Broadway? John Rando ('On the Town') in Talks to Direct >>

Last year's tryout run in Australia featured a 20-foot Kong puppet who got glorious reviews.

Billie Allen

Dancer Billie Allen Recalls Racial Divide and the Original Production of 'On the Town' >>

The musical quietly challenged the racial divide that held sway in the world of entertainment in the 1940s.

Leonard Bernstein

New Book 'Bernstein Meets Broadway' Explores How Leonard Bernstein and His Collaborators Pushed Political Agenda During WWII >>

With 'On the Town' Leonard Bernstein, Jerome Robbins, Betty Comden and Adolph Green took a big step for civil rights on stage.

The Cast of 'On the Town'

In a Broadway First, 'On the Town' Producers Seek Investors Online >>

Howard and Janet Kagan are seeking equity investors for their 70th anniversary production of the Leonard Bernstein/Jerome Robbins/Betty Comden/Adolph Green musical via a custom-made website.

So You Think You Can Dance

Broadway Reality: 'On the Town' Revival to Cast 'So You Think You Can Dance' Champ >>

The winner of the current season of 'So You Think You Can Dance' is to be offered an ensemble role in the upcoming 70th anniversary Broadway revival of 'On the Town.'

Leonard Bernstein

'On the Town' Dances Back to Broadway for 70th Anniversary >>

An all-star creative team is bringing Broadway a revival of the original Leonard Bernstein/Jerome Robbins/Betty Comden/Adolph Green musical this October.

Classicalite's Five Best: Musicals from 1963 (50th Anniversary Edition) >>

2013 marks half-centuries for a remarkably rich crop of musicals. Classicalite contributing editor James Inverne picks five.

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