2000 On Broadway

2000 On Broadway

The year 2000 was a triumphant one for Director and Choreographer Susan Stroman, which would see her continue her success well into the decade. Her revival of the classic musical The Music Man opened at the Neil Simon Theatre where it played for 699 performances. The revival starred Rebecca Luker as the stubborn Marian Paroo and introduced Craig Bierko to the Broadway stage. Stroman was nominated...

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2000 West End

2000 West End

The year 2000 was the beginning of a new theatrical decade, although pedantic purists would argue this didn’t technically start for another year. The new millennium brought with it a wave of new theatre, some of which continued well into the decade and some that seemed to be hit by the feared ‘millennium bug’, failing to take off. The death of John Gielgud, as featured below, acted as...

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2000 Awards

2000 Awards

  Award seaon brought about the usual tensions in both London and New York. Susan Stroman’s work was celebrated on Broadway, taking home production awards, leading to controvery over what constituted a musica amongst others in the category  Performances at the Tony Award ceremony included the revival companies of Jesus Christ Superstar and The Music Man, with the award for Best...

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