Looking back at the month of March on Broadway!

March is definitely a popular time for shows to open on Broadway. With our leap month of February coming to an end, we thought it would be good to have a look back at all the wonderful shows that had their openings in March over the last few decades. Some of these shows have become staples in the world of community theatre, with their original Broadway productions still playing to this day.

How many have you seen? Are any of these your favourite show? Let us know in the comments!

31 March, 1943: Oklahoma!

The original Broadway cast of Oklahoma!

29 March, 1951: The King and I

15 March, 1956: My Fair Lady

26 March, 1964: Funny Girl

12 March, 1987: Les Miserables

23 March, 2000: Aida

Andrew Rannells and Josh Gad in The Book Of Mormon. Image by Joan Marcus
Andrew Rannells and Josh Gad in The Book Of Mormon | Image by Joan Marcus

17 March: 2005: Monty Python’s Spamalot

9 March, 2008: In The Heights

20 March, 2011: Aladdin

15 March, 2012: Newsies

18 March, 2012: Once

24 March, 2011: The Book Of Mormon

12 March, 2017: Come From Away

Gabi Bergman

Gabi Bergman is a Melbourne-based performer and educator. She holds a Double Arts degree in Theatre Studies and Film/Screen Studies and a Master of Teaching (Secondary Education). Gabi has always been an avid lover of theatre, specifically musicals, and spends way too much money than she’d like to admit on tickets. Her most prized possession is her crate of theatre programs.

Gabi Bergman

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