LONG RUNS – BROADWAY, OFF BROADWAY, LONDON, TORONTO & OTHER MAJOR CITIES

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    The totals for number of performances do not include previews. Broadway shows generally play eight performances a week, or about 416 performances per year.

    As of Sunday, March 28, 2010 - Broadway shows that have run more than 100 performances:

    Shows marked with an asterisk (*) are still running.

    *9,219 The Phantom of the Opera (Jan 26/09 21st Anniv) (1988 Majestic)

    7,485 Cats (1982 Winter Garden)

    6,680 Les Miserables (1987 Broadway)

    6,137 A Chorus Line (1975 Shubert)

    5,959 Oh! Calcutta! (Revival) (1976 Edison)

    *5,548 Chicago(Revival) (Nov 14/09 - 12th Anniv)(1996 Shubert)

    5,465 Beauty and the Beast (1994 Palace)

    *5,133 The Lion King (1997 New Amsterdam)

    5,124 Rent (closed Sept 7/08) (1996 Nederlander)

    4,097 Miss Saigon (1991 Broadway)

    *3,496 Mamma Mia (2001 Winter Garden)

    3,486 42nd Street (1980 Winter Garden)

    3,388 Grease (Original production) (1972 Eden)

    3,242 Fiddler on the Roof (1964 Imperial)

    3,224 Life With Father (1939 Empire)

    3,182 Tobacco Road (1933 Masque)

    2,844 Hello, Dolly! (1964 St. James)

    2,717 My Fair Lady (1956 Mark Hellinger)

    *2,654 Wicked (5th Anniversary Oct 27/08) (2003 Gershwin)

    2,641 Hairspray (2002 Neil Simon-closed Jan 4/09)

    2,534 Avenue Q (2003 Vineyard Theatre/John Golden)

    2,502 The Producers (closes Apr 22/07 with 2,502)(2001 St. James)

    2,378 Cabaret (Revival) (1998 Kit Kat (Henry Miller) – moved to Studio 54)

    2,377 Annie (1977 Alvin)

    2,328 Man of La Mancha (1965 Anta Washington Square)

    2,327 Abie's Irish Rose (1922 Fulton)

    2,212 Oklahoma! (1943 St. James)

    2,036 Smokey Joe's Cafe (1995 Virginia)

    1,944 Pippin (1972 Imperial)

    1,925 South Pacific (1949 Majestic)

    1,920 The Magic Show (1974 Cort)

    1,852 Aida (2000 Palace)

    *1,811 Jersey Boys (2005 August Wilson)

    1,793 Deathtrap (1978 Music Box)

    1,788 Gemini (1977 Little)

    1,775 Harvey (1944 48th Street)

    1,774 Dancin' (1978 Broadhurst)

    1,761 La Cage Aux Folles (1983 Palace)

    1,750 Hair (1968 Biltmore)

    1,672 The Wiz (1975 Majestic)

    1,642 Born Yesterday (1946 Lyceum)

    1,639 The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1978 46th Street)

    1,622 Crazy for You (1992 Shubert)

    1,604 Ain't Misbehavin' (1978 Longacre)

    1,612 Monty Python's Spamalot (2005 Shubert)

    1,572 Mary, Mary (1961 Helen Hayes)

    1,567 Evita (1979 Broadway)

    1,557 Voice of the Turtle (1943 Morosco)

    1,543 Jekyll & Hyde (1997 Plymouth)

    1,540 42nd Street (Revival) (2001 Ford Center for the Performing Arts)

    1,530 Barefoot in the Park (1963 Biltmore)

    1,530 Brighton Beach Memoirs (1983 Alvin)

    1,524 42nd St (revival) (2001 Ford Centre)

    1,522 Dreamgirls (1981 Imperial)

    1,508 Mame (musical) (1966 Winter Garden)

    1,503 Grease! (revival) (1994 Eugene O’Neill)

    1,453 Same Time, Next Year (1975 Brooks Atkinson)

    1,444 Arsenic and Old Lace (1941 Fulton)

    1,443 The Sound of Music (1959 Lunt Fontanne)

    1,420 Me and My Girl (1986 Marquis)

    1,417 How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1961 46th Street)

    *1,405 Mary Poppins (3 year Nov 16/09)(2006 New Amsterdam)

    1,404 Hellzapoppin (1938 46th Street)

    1,375 The Music Man (Original production) (1957 Majestic)

    1,348 Funny Girl (1964 Winter Garden)

    1,326 Mummenschanz (1977 Bijou)

    1,303 Movin’ Out (as of closing Dec 11/05) (2002 Richard Rodgers)

    1,295 Angel Street (1941 John Golden)

    1,291 Lightnin' (1921 Gaiety)

    1,281 Promises, Promises (1968 Shubert)

    1,246 The King and I (Original production) (1951 St. James)

    1,234 Cactus Flower (1965 Royale)

    1,222 Sleuth (1970 Music Box)

    1,222 Torch Song Trilogy (1982 Little)

    1,217 1776 (Original production) (1969 46th Street)

    1,209 Equus (1974 Plymouth)

    1,208 Sugar Babies (1979 Mark Hellinger)

    1,200 Guys and Dolls (Original production) (1950 46th Street)

    1,181 Amadeus (1980 Broadhurst)

    1,165 Cabaret (Original production) (1966 Broadhurst)

    1,157 Mister Roberts (1948 Alvin)

    1,147 Annie Get Your Gun(Original production) (1946 Imperial)

    1,143 Guys and Dolls (Revival) (1992 Martin Beck)

    1,141 The Seven Year Itch (1952 Fulton)

    1,128 Butterflies Are Free (1969 Booth)

    1,136 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (2005 Barrington Stage/Second Stage/Circle in the Square)

    1,115 Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk (1996 Ambassador)

    1,108 Pins and Needles (1937 Labor Stage)

    1,100 Fosse (1999 Broadhurst)

    1,097 Plaza Suite (1968 Plymouth)

    1,082 They're Playing Our Song (1979 Imperial)

    1,077 Grand Hotel (1989 Martin Beck)

    1,070 Kiss Me, Kate (Original production) (1948 New Century)

    1,065 Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope (1972 Playhouse)

    1,063 Pajama Game (1954 St. James)

    1,050 Shenandoah (1975 Alvin)

    1,046 Annie Get Your Gun (revival) (1998 Marquis)

    1,027 Teahouse of the August Moon (1953 Martin Beck)

    1,019 Damn Yankees (1955 46th Street)

    1,010 Contact (1999 Mitzi Newhouse)

    1,007 Never Too Late (1962 Playhouse)

    1,005 Big River (1985 Eugene O’Neill)

    983 Will Rogers Follies (1991 Palace)

    982 Any Wednesday (1964 Music Box)

    977 Sunset Boulevard (1994 Minskoff)

    965 Urinetown (2001 Henry Miller's)

    964 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Original Prod) (1962 Alvin)

    964 Odd Couple (1965 Plymouth)

    957 Anna Lucasta (1944 Mansfield)

    956 Kiss and Tell (1943 Biltmore)

    947 Show Boat (Revival) (1994 Gershwin)

    946 Show Boat (Revival) (1983 Uris)

    925 Dracula (Revival) (1977 Martin Beck)

    924 Bells Are Ringing (1956 Shubert)

    924 The Moon Is Blue (1951 Henry Miller’s)

    920 Beatlemania (1977 Winter Garden)

    917 Proof (2000 Walter Kerr)

    916 The Elephant Man (1979 Booth)

    910 Color Purple (2005 Broadway)

    906 Kiss of the Spider Woman (1993 Broadhurst)

    904 Thoroughly Modern Millie (2002 Marquis)

    901 Luv (1964 Booth)

    900 The Who's Tommy (1993 St. James)

    898 Chicago (Original production) (1975 46th Street)

    896 Applause (1970 Palace)

    892 Can-Can (1953 Shubert)

    890 Carousel (Original production) (1945 Majestic)

    890 I'm Not Rappaport (1985 Booth)

    889 Hats Off to Ice (1944 Center)

    888 Fanny (1954 Majestic)

    887 Children of a Lesser God (1980 Longacre)

    885 Kiss Me, Kate (Revival) (2000 Martin Beck)

    882 Follow the Girls (1944 Century)

    879 City of Angels (1989 Virginia)

    873 Camelot (1960 Majestic)

    872 I Love My Wife (1977 Ethel Barrymore)

    867 The Bat (1920 Morosco)

    864 My Sister Eileen (1940 Biltmore)

    861 No, No, Nanette (Revival) (1971 46th Street)

    861 Ragtime (1998 Ford Center for the Performing Arts)

    860 Song of Norway (1944 Imperial)

    859 Spring Awakening (closed Jan 18/09) (2006 Eugene O'Neill)

    857 Chapter Two (1977 Imperial)

    *856 In the Heights ( 2 years Feb 15/10)(2008 Richard Rodgers)

    855 A Streetcar Named Desire (1947 Ethel Barrymore)

    854 Barnum (1980 St. James)

    849 Comedy in Music (1953 John Golden)

    847 Raisin (1973 46th Street)

    839 Blood Brothers (1993 Music Box))

    837 You Can't Take It With You (1983 Plymouth)

    835 La Plume de Ma Tante (1958 Royale)

    835 Three Men on a Horse (1935 Playhouse)

    832 The Subject Was Roses (1964 Royale)

    830 Stars on Ice (1942 Center)

    829 Black and Blue (1989 Minskoff)

    *829 (1,000 as of closing Aug 22/10 South Pacific (revival) (2008 Vivian Beaumont)

    807 The King and I (Revival) 807 (1996 Uris)

    806 Inherit the Wind (1955 National)

    804 Titanic (1997 Lunt Fontanne)

    804 Anything Goes (Revival) (1987 Vivian Beaumont)

    796 No Time For Sergeants (1955 Alvin)

    796 Fiorello (1959 Broadhurst)

    792 Where’s Charley (1948 St. James)

    789 Ladder (1926 Mansfield)

    781 King and I (1996 Neil Simon)

    781 Fiddler on the Roof (revival - 2004 Minskoff)

    780 Prisoner of Second Avenue (1971 Eugene O’Neill)

    780 Forty Carats (1968 Morosco)

    780 Lost in Yonkers (1991 Richard Rodgers)

    777 The Tale of the Allergist's Wife (2000 Ethel Barrymore)

    777 M. Butterfly (1988 Eugene O’Neill)

    774 Oliver (1963 Imperial)

    772 Scarlet Pimpernel (1997 Minskoff)

    772 Pirates of Penzance (revival) (1981 Uris)

    771 (as of closing Jan 10/10) 39 Steps (2008 American Airlines/Cort/Helen Hayes)

    770 Woman of the Year (1981 Palace)

    769 The Full Monty (2000 Eugene O’Neill)

    767 My One and Only (1983 St. James)

    767 Sophisticated Ladies (1981 Lunt-Fontanne)

    766 Bubbling Brown Sugar (1976 ANTA)

    765 Into the Woods (1987 Martin Beck)

    765 State of the Union (1945 Hudson)

    761 Starlight Express (1987 Gershwin)

    760 First Year (1920 Little)

    759 Chorus Line (revival) (2006 Schoenfeld)

    756 Broadway Bound (1986 Broadhurst)

    755 You Know I Can’t Hear You When the Water’s Running (1967 Ambassador)

    750 Two For the Seesaw (1958 Booth)

    747 Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (1982 Royale)

    742 Death of a Salesman (1949 Morosco)

    742 Sons O’ Fun (1941 Winter Garden)

    742 For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enough (1976 Booth)

    740 Candide (revival) (1974 Broadway)

    740 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1949 Ziegfeld)

    739 Man Who Came to Dinner (1939 Music Box)

    734 Victor Victoria (1995 Marquis)

    734 Call Me Mister (1946 National)

    732 West Side Story (1957 Winter Garden)

    732 Nine (1982 46th Street)

    727 High Button Shoes (1947 New Century)

    725 Finian’s Rainbow (1947 46th Street)

    722 Claudia (1941 Booth)

    720 Jesus Christ Superstar (1971 Mark Hellinger)

    720 Gold Diggers (1919 Lyceum)

    719 King and I (revival) (1977 Gershwin)

    719 Carnival (1961 Imperial)

    718 Damn Yankees (revival) (1994 Marquis)

    717 Diary of Anne Frank (1955 Cort)

    715 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1996 St. James)

    714 I Remember Mama (1944 Music Box)

    712 Tea and Sympathy (1953 Ethel Barrymore/Longacre/48th Street)

    710 Junior Miss (1941 Lyceum)

    709 Footloose (1998 Richard Rodgers)

    706 Last of the Red Hot Lovers (1969 Eugene O’Neill)

    706 Secret Garden (1991 St. James)

    705 Company (1970 Alvin)

    704 Seventh Heaven (1922 Booth)

    702 Gypsy (1959 Broadway)

    700 Miracle Worker (1959 Playhouse)

    700 That Championship Season (1972 Booth)

    699 Music Man (revival - Birko) (2000 Neil Simon)

    697 Da (1978 Morosco)

    696 Most Happy Fella (1956 Imperial)

    696 King and I (1977 Uris)

    694 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1955 Morosco)

    693 L’il Abner (1956 St. James)

    691 Children’s Hour (1934 Maxine Elliot’s)

    688 Purlie (1970 Broadway)

    687 Gypsy (revival - Tyne Daly) (1989 St. James/Marquis)

    687 Dead End (1935 Belasco)

    686 Lion and the Mouse (1905 Lyceum)

    686 White Cargo (1923 Greenwich Village Theatre)

    685 Little Mermaid (2008 Lunt-Fontanne)

    683 Dear Ruth (1944 Henry Miller)

    680 East is West (1918 Astor)

    677 Come Blow Your Horn (1961 Brooks Atkinson)

    674 Drowsy Chaperone (2006 Marquis) (2 yr May 1/07)

    674 Defending the Caveman (1995 Helen Hayes/Booth)

    671 Doughgirls (1942 Lyceum)

    670 Six Degrees of Separation (1990 Mitzi Newhouse/Vivian Beaumont)

    670 Irene (1919 Vanderbilt)

    670 Impossible Years (1965 Playhouse)

    669 Tap Dance Kid (1983 Broadhurst)

    669 Boy Meets Girl (1935 Cort)

    667 Beyond the Fringe (1962 John Golden)

    664 Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1962 Billy Rose)

    662 It Happens on Ice (1940 Center)

    657 The Women (1936 Barrymore)

    657 Blithe Spirit (1941 Morosco)

    657 Trip to Chinatown (1891 (Hoyt’s Madison Square Theatre)

    654 Bloomer Girl (1944 Shubert)

    654 Fifth Season (1953 Cort)

    648 August: Osage County (2007 Imperial/Music Box)

    648 Rain (1922 Maxine Elliott)

    645 Witness for the Prosecution (1954 Henry Miller)

    644 Call Me Madam (1950 Imperial)

    642 Janie (1942 Henry Miller)

    640 Green Pastures (1930 Mansfield)

    639 Auntie Mame (1956 Broadhurst)

    637 Man For All Seasons (1961 ANTA)

    634 Jerome Robbin’s Broadway (1989 Imperial)

    632 Fourposter (1951 Ethel Barrymore)

    627 Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (2005 Imperial)

    627 Two Gentlemen of Verona (1971 St. James)

    627 Music Master (1904 Belasco)

    623 Tenth Man (1959 Booth)

    621 Heidi Chronicles (1989 Plymouth)

    619 Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (2005 Imperial)

    618 Is Zat So? (1925 39th Street)

    615 Anniversary Waltz (1954 Broadhurst)

    615 Wit (1998 MCC)

    614 Happy Time (1950 Plymouth)

    613 Separate Rooms (1940 Maxine Elliot’s)

    610 Oh Calcutta (revival) (1971 Belasco)

    610 Affairs of State (1950 Royale)

    609 Star and Garter (1942 Music Box)

    608 Sweet Charity (1966 Palace)

    608 Student Prince (1924 Jolson)

    608 Mystery of Edwin Drood (1985 Imperial)

    607 Bye Bye Birdie (1960 Martin Beck)

    605 Riverdance on Broadway (2000 Gershwin)

    604 Sunday in the Park With George (1984 Booth)

    604 Irene (1973 Minskoff)

    603 Peg O’ My Heart (1912 Cort)

    603 Broadway (1926 Broadhurst)

    603 Adonis (1884 Bijou Opera House)

    601 Master Class (1995 John Golden)

    601 Litle Night Music (1973 Shubert)

    601 Street Scene (1929 Playhouse)

    600 Flower Drum Song (original) (1958 St. James)

    600 Art (1997 Royale)

    600 Kiki (1921 Belasco)

    599 Agnes of God (1982 Music Box)

    598 Wish You Were Here (1952 Imperial)

    598 Don’t Drink the Water (1966 Morosco)

    597 Sarafina (1988 Cort)

    596 Society Circus (1905 Hippodrome)

    595 Legally Blonde (2007 Palace)

    592 Absurd Person Singular (1974 Music Box)

    588 Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine (1980 John Golden)

    587 Me Nobody Knows (1970 Helen Hayes)

    586 The Lion and the Mouse (1905 Lyceum)

    585 Two Mrs. Carrolls (1943 Booth)

    583 Kismet (1953 Ziegfeld)

    582 Gypsy (revival - Tyne Daly) (1989 St. James)

    581 Brigadoon (1947 Ziegfeld)

    581 Detective Story (1949 Hudson)

    580 No Strings (1962 54th Street Theatre)

    577 Brother Rat (1936 Biltmore)

    576 Blossom Time (1921 Ambassador)

    573 Pump Boys and Dinettes (1982 Princess)

    *572 Billy Elliot (2009 Imperial)

    572 Showboat (1927 Ziegfeld)

    571 Erminie (1882 Casino)

    571 Show Off (1924 Playhouse)

    570 Sally (1920 New Amsterdam)

    569 Jelly’s Last Jam (1992 Virginia)

    569 Golden Boy (1964 Majestic)

    567 One Touch of Venus (1943 Imperial)

    566 Real Thing (1984 Plymouth)

    564 Look Homeward Angel (1957 Ethel Barrymore)

    564 Morning’s at Seven (1980 Lyceum)

    564 Happy Birthday (1946 Broadhurst)

    561 Glass Menagerie (1945 Playhouse)

    560 I Do I Do (1966 46th Street Theatre)

    559 Wonderful Town (1953 Winter Garden)

    558 Sweeney Todd (1979 Uris)

    558 Jamaica (1957 Imperial)

    557 Sweeney Todd (1979 Uris)

    557 Last Night of Ballyhoo (1997 Helen Hayes Theatre)

    557 Rose Marie (1924 Imperial)

    557 Strictly Dishonorable (1929 Avon Theatre)

    556 Sisters Rosensweig (1993 Ethel Barrymore)

    556 Great White Hope (1968 Alvin)

    556 Sunrise at Campobello (1958 Cort)

    556 Majority of One (1959 Shubert)

    556 Toys in the Attic (1960 Hudson)

    555 Stop the World I Want to Get Off (1962 Shubert)

    554 Grease (revival) (2007 Brooks Atkinson)

    553 Noises Off (1983 Brooks Atkinson)

    553 Ziegfeld Follies of 1943 (1943 Winter Garden)

    553 Floradora (1900 Casino Theatre)

    552 Dial M For Murder (1952 Plymouth)

    552 Follies (1971 Winter Garden)

    551 Peter Pan (revival) (1979 Lunt-Fontanne)

    551 Good News (1927 46th Street)

    548 How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (revival) (1995 Richard Rodgers)

    547 Let’s Face It (1941 Imperial)

    541 Milk and Honey (1961 Martin Beck)

    541 Within the Law (1912 Eltinge)

    540 Sunday in the Park With George (1984 Booth)

    540 Sound of Music (revival Richard Chamberlain) (1998 Martin Beck)

    540 Pal Joey (revival) (1952 Broadhurst)

    540 What Makes Sammy Run? (1964 54th Street Theatre)

    538 Sunshine Boys (1972 Broadhurst)

    538 What a Life (1938 Biltmore)

    535 Crimes of the Heart (1981 John Golden)

    533 My Fair Lady (1998 Martin Beck)

    533 Damn Yankees (revival) (1994 Marquis)

    532 Unsinkable Molly Brown (1960 Winter Garden)

    531 Red Mill (revival) (1945 Ziegfeld)

    531 Rumors (1989 Broadhurst)

    530 Raisin in the Sun (1959 Ethel Barrymore)

    528 Xanadu (as of closing Oct 12/08) (2007 Helen Hayes)

    527 Godspell (1976 Broadhurst; moved to Plymouth 1976; moved to Ambassador 1977 - total performances on and off Broadway 1971 Cherry Lane; 1971 Promenade) 2,645

    526 Solid Gold Cadillac (1953 Belasco)

    526 Fences (1987 46th Street)

    525 Doubt (2005 Walter Kerr)

    524 Irma La Douce (1960 Plymouth)

    524 Biloxi Blues (1985 Neil Simon)

    522 Follies (1971 Winter Garden)

    522 The Boomerang (1915 Belasco)

    521 Rosalinda (1942 44th Street)

    520 Best Man (1960 Morosco)

    520 Chauve Souris (1922 49th Street Theatre)

    519 Artists and Models (revival) (1924 Astor/Casino)

    518 Blackbirds of 1928 (1928 Liberty)

    517 Side Man (1998 John Golden)

    517 Gin Game (1977 John Golden)

    517 Sunny (1925 New Amsterdam)

    517 Victoria Regina (1935 Broadhurst)

    516 Blossom Time (1921 Ambassador/Jolson's 59th/Century)

    512 Xanadu (2007 Helen Hayes)

    512 Half a Sixpence (1965 Broadhurst)

    511 Curtains (2007 Al Hirschfeld)

    511 Fifth of July (1980 New Apollo)

    511 Vagabond King (1925 Casino Theatre)

    509 New Moon (1928 Imperial)

    508 World of Suzie Wong (1958 Broadhurst)

    507 Wonderful Town(revival – Donna Murphy, Brooke Shield) (2004 Al Hirschfeld)

    507 Rothchilds (1970 Lunt-Fontanne)

    505 Floradora (1900 Casino)

    505 On Your Toes (revival) (1983 Virginia)

    505 Sugar (1972 Majestic)

    504 Light in the Piazza (2005 Vivian Beaumont)

    504 Up in Central Park (1945 New Century)

    504 Shuffle Along (1921 63rd Street Music Hall)

    502 Carmen Jones (1943 Broadway)

    501 Personal Appearance (1934 Henry Millers)

    501 Saturday Night Fever (1999 Minskoff)

    501 Member of the Wedding (1950 Empire)

    501 Personal Appearance (1934 Henry Miller)

    501 Panama Hattie (1940 46th Street)

    500 Tomorrow the World (1943 Ethel Barrymore)

    500 Room Service (1937 Cort)

    500 Bird in Hand (1929 Booth)

    500 Sailor Beware (1933 Lyceum)

    500 Saturday Night Fever (1999 Minskoff)

    497 Wonderful Town (revival) (2003 Hirschfeld)

    496 Man From Home (1908 Astor)

    494 Sideman (1999 CSC/Roundabout/John Golden)

    494 Rio Rita (1927 Ziegfeld)

    493 Golda's Balcony (2003 Manhattan Ensemble Theatre - moved 2003 Helen Hayes-record for longest running one person show)

    492 Maytime (1917 Shubert)

    487 Falsettos (1992 John Golden)

    486 Matchmaker (1955 Royale)

    486 Tarzan (2006 Richard Rodgers)

    486 Hazel Kirke (1880 Madison Square)

    485 Six Degrees of Separation (1990 Vivian Beaumont)

    485 Boyfriend (1954 Royale)

    485 Journey's End (1929)

    485 Cradle Snatchers (1925 Music Box)

    484 Young Frankenstein (2007 Hilton)

    484 Shuffle Along (1921 63rd St Music Hall)

    483 Humpty Dumpty (1868 Olympic)

    481 Mexican Hayride (1944 Winter Garden/Majestic)

    479 Les Miserables (revival) (2006 Broadhurst)

    478 Silk Stockings (1955 Imperial)

    478 Streamers (1976 Mitzi E. Newhouse)

    478 Bus Stop (1955 Music Box)

    477 Corn is Green (1940 National)

    477 Wildflower (1923 Casino)

    477 Middle of the Night (1956 ANTA)

    477 Deep are the Roots (1945 Fulton)

    476 Lend Me a Tenor (1989 Royale)

    475 Black Crook (1866 Niblo's Garden)

    474 Song and Dance (1985 Royale)

    474 Pleasure of His Company (1958 Longacre)

    473 Of Thee I Sing (1932 Music Box)

    473 Destry Rides Again (1959 Imperial)

    472 Stalag 17 (1951 48th St)

    472 Skidding (1928 Bijou)

    472 Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1938 Plymouth)

    471 Desert Song (1926 Casino)

    469 Once on This Island (1990 Booth)

    468 Soldier’s Play (1981 Theatre Four)

    468 Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1957 Music Box)

    467 Lady in the Dark (1941 Alvin)

    465 A Life (1997 Ethel Barrymore)

    465 Desert Song (1926 Casino)

    464 Boy From Oz (2003 Imperial)

    463 Apple Tree (1966 Shubert)

    463 On the Town (1944 Adelphi)

    463 Oh, Boy! (1917 Princess)

    461 Plain and Fancy (1935 Alvin)

    461 New Girl in Town (1957 46th St)

    461 Swing (1999 St. James)

    461 Plain and Fancy (1955 Mark Hellinger)

    461 Lulu Belle (1926 Belasco)

    460 Lend an Ear (1948 National)

    460 Once Upon a Mattress (1959 Phoenix/Alvin/Winter Garden/Cort/St. James)

    459 Grand Hotel (1930 National)

    457 Wait a Minim (1966 John Golden)

    457 Man Who Came Back (1916 Playhouse)

    456 Toys in the Attic (1960 Hudson)

    455 Floradora (1900 Casino)

    454 An Inspector Calls (1994 Royale)

    454 Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma’s Hung You in the Closet and I’m Feeling So Sad (1962 Phoenix)

    453 Lenny (1970 Brooks Atkinson)

    453 On the Twentieth Century (1978 St. James)

    453 Play It Again Sam (1969 Broadhurst)

    453 Claudia (1941 Booth)

    452 Redhead (1959 46th St)

    451 Gypsy (revival - Bernadette Peters) (2003 Shubert)

    448 Take Me Along (1959 Shubert)

    445 California Suite (1976 Eugene O'Neill)

    445 Five Guys Named Moe (1992 Eugene O'Neill)

    444 Squall (1926 48th St)

    444 Louisiana Purchase (1940 Imperial)

    441 (as of closing Jan 3/10) Shrek (2008 Broadway)

    441 Potash and Perlmutter (1913 Cohan)

    441 Of Thee I Sing (1931 Music Box)

    440 Friendly Enemies (1918 Hudson)

    440 Green Goddess (1921 Booth)

    437 Rocky Horror Show (2000 Circle in the Square)

    437 Trial of Mary Dugan (1927 National)

    435 What Price Glory (1924 Plymouth)

    435 Turn to the Right (1916 Gaiety)

    431 Bought and Paid For (1911 Playhouse)

    431 New Girl in Town (1957 46th Street)

    430 Six-Cylinder Love (1921 Sam H. Harris)

    427 George M (1968 Palace)

    427 By Jupiter (1942 Shubert)

    426 Strange Interlude (1928 John Golden)

    425 Hip! Hip! Hooray (1915 Hippodrome)

    424 George White's Scandals (revival)(1926 Apollo)

    424 Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford (1910 Gaiety)

    422 Something for the Boys (1943 Alvin)

    421 Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (1967 Alvin)

    421 Owl and the Pussycat (1964 Anta

    421 Dancing at Lughnasa (1991 Plymouth)

    *420 West Side Story (revival) (2009 Palace)

    420 As the Girls Go (1948 Winter Garden)

    420 Anything Goes (1934 Alvin)

    419 Enter Laughing (1963 Henry Millers)

    418 Show Boat (revival) (1946 Ziegfeld)

    418 A Connecticut Yankee (1927 Vanderbilt)

    417 Tunnel of Love (1957 Royale)

    417 Jacobowsky and the Colonel (1944 Martin Beck)

    417 Philadelphia Story (1939 Shubert)

    416 Merry Widow (1907 new Amsterdam)

    416 Aspects of Love (1990 Broadhurst)

    416 Tarzan (2006 Richard Rodgers) - 1 yr May 10/07

    *415 Hair (revival) (2009 Hirshfeld)

    415 Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (1954 Plymouth)

    414 Eyes of Youth (1917 Maxine Elliotts)

    413 Hold Everything (1928 Broadhurst)

    411 Twin Beds (1914 Fulton)

    410 Little Foxes (1939 National)

    410 Heiress (1947 Biltmore)

    409 Hold Everything (1928 Broadhurst)

    409 Command Decision (1947 Fulton)

    408 DuBarry Was a Lady (1939 46th Street)

    *407 Rock of Ages (2009 Brooks Atkinson)

    407 Gentleman From Mississippi (1908 Bijou)

    406 Once in a Lifetime (1930 Music Box)

    405 Better Times (1915 Hippodrome)

    404 Take Her She's Mine (1961 Biltmore)

    403 Follow Thru (1929 46th St)

    402 Conversations with My Father (1990 Royale)

    402 Follow Thru (1929 46th Street)

    400 Earl Carroll's Sketchbook (1929 Earl Carrolls)

    400 Do Re Mi (1960 St. James)

    400 As Thousands Cheer (1933 Music Box)

    400 Gypsy (revival Bernadette Peters) (2003 Shubert)

    400 Metamorphoses (2001 Circle in the Square)

    399 It Pays to Advertise (1914 39th St)

    398 A Tailor Made Man (1917 Cohan and Harris)

    398 Merton of the Movies (1922 Cort)

    *397 Next to Normal (2009 Booth)

    395 Cat and the Fiddle (1931 Globe)

    390 Queen High (1926 Ambassador)

    388 Social Security (1986 Ethel Barrymore)

    388 Gypsy (revival Patti LuPone as of closing Mar 1/09)(2008 St. James)

    388 Sinbad (1918 Winter Garden)

    385 Little Jesse James (1923 Longacre)

    384 Side by Side by Sondheim (1977 Music Box/Morosco)

    384 My Fair Lady (revival) (1976 St. James)

    384 Late George Apley (1944 Lyceum)

    383 Mr. Wonderful (1956 Broadway)

    380 Early to Bed (1943 Broadhurst)

    379 Whoopee! (1928 New Amsterdam)

    378 Me Nobody Knows (1970 Helen Hayes)

    378 Watch on the Rhine (1941 Martin Beck)

    378 It's a Wise Child (1928 Belasco)

    *377 God of Carnage (2009 Jacobs)

    377 Harriet (1943 Henry Millers)

    377 Fair and Warmer (1915 Eltinge 42nd St)

    377 Cocoanuts (1925 Lyric)

    377 My Fair Lady (revival) (1976 St. James/Lunt-Fontanne)

    376 High Spirits (1964 Alvin)

    375 Sweet Bird of Youth (1958 Martin Beck)

    375 School For Brides (1944 Royale)

    374 Pal Joey (1940 Ethel Barrymore)

    373 Scarlet Pimpernel (1997 Minskoff)

    372 Little Shop of Horrors (revival) (2003 Virginia)

    372 Beauty Queen of Leename (1998 Walter Kerr)

    372 Burlesque (1927 Plymouth)

    368 Sweet Charity (revival) (1986 Minskoff)

    367 Singin' in the Rain (1985 Gershwin)

    367 Angels in America: Millennium Approaches (1993 Walter Kerr)

    367 She Loves Me Not (1939 46th Street)

    366 Captain Applejack (1921 Cort)

    365 New Faces of 1952 (1952 Royale)

    364 Boy From Oz (2003 Imperial)

    364 J.B. (1958 Anta)

    360 I Am My Own Wife (2003 Lyceum)

    358 Me and Juliet (1953 Majestic)

    357 Flying High (1930 Apollo)

    356 Rocky Horror Show (revival) (2000 Circle in Square)

    356 Blue Paradise (1915 Casino)

    355 She Loves Me (revival) (1993 Criterion Center Stage/Brooks Atkinson)

    355 Flying High (1930 Apollo)

    354 Zorba (revival) (1983 Broadway)

    352 Whispering Wires (1923 49th St)

    352 Hit the Deck (1927 Belasco)

    351 Going Up (1917 Liberty)

    351 Two by Two (1970 Imperial)

    350 Coastal Disturbances (1986 Circle in Square)

    350 Boys from Syracuse (1938 Alvin)

    349 Sweeney Todd (revival) (2005 Eugene O'Neill)

    349 Under Cover (1914 Cort)

    348 Over Here! (1974 Shubert)

    348 Dream Girl (1945 Coronet)

    347 Pigs (1924 Little)

    347 Politically Correct (1993 John Golden)

    346 Poppy (1923 Apollo)

    345 Royal Family (1927 Selwyn)

    344 Master Harold and the Boys (1982 Lyceum)

    343 Hurlyburly (1984 Ethel Barrymore)

    342 Music in the Air (1932 Alvin)

    341 West Side Story (revival) (1980 Minskoff)

    341 Very Good Eddie (1915 Princess)

    340 Washington Square/Heiress (1995 Cort)

    340 Daddies (1918 Belasco)

    339 Scarlet Pimpernel (revival) (1998 Minskoff)

    339 Inside U.S.A. (1948 Century)

    338 I Married an Angel (1938 Shubert)

    335 Three Faces East (1917 Cohan and Harris)

    335 Rosalie (1928 New Amsterdam)

    334 Bad Seed (1954 46th Street)

    333 West Side Story (revival) (1980 Minskoff)

    333 1776 (revival) (1997 Criterion Center Stage/Gershwin)

    333 Follies (1922 New Amsterdam)

    333 Peggy-Ann (1926 Vanderbilt)

    332 Gypsy (revival - LuPone) (2008 St. James)

    332 Coco (1969 Mark Hellinger)

    332 Northing But the Truth (1916 Longacre)

    332 Say Darling (1958 Anta)

    330 110 in the Shade (1963 Broadhurst)

    330 Lady Be Good (1924 Liberty)

    328 The Thirteenth Chair (1915 48th St)

    328 All My Sons (1947 Coronet)

    327 Rosalie (1927 New Amsterdam)

    326 Copenhagen (2000 Royale)

    326 Best Foot Forward (1941 Ethel Barrymore)

    325 Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death (1971 Ambassador)

    324 Shirley Valentine (1989 Booth)

    323 Diamond Lil (1929 Royale)

    322 Carousel (revival)(1994 Vivian Beaumont)

    321 Mrs. Moonlight (1930 Punch & Judy)

    321 Peter Pan (1950 Imperial)

    321 No, No Nanette (1925 Globe)

    321 Little Show (1929 Music Box)

    321 Lorelei (1974 Palace)

    321 Countess Maritza (1926 Shubert)

    321 Merry Widow (1943 Majestic)

    321 On Borrowed Time (1938 Longacre)

    320 Laughter on the 23rd Floor (1993 Richard Rodgers)

    319 Louie the 14th (1925 Cosmopolitan)

    319 Illya Darling (1967 Mark Hellinger)

    318 Scandal (1911 39th St)

    318 Three Musketeers (1928 Lyric)

    318 Deputy (1964 Brooks Atkinson)

    318 Dark of the Moon (1945 46th St)

    317 Honeymoon Lane (1926 Abbey's)

    316 Common Clay (1915 Theatre Republic)

    316 Three Wise Fools (1918 Olympia)

    315 Baker Street (1965 Broadway)

    315 Porgy and Bess (revival) (1953 Ziegfeld)

    315 On Your Toes (1936 Imperial)

    315 Jazz Singer (1925 Fulton/Cort)

    315 Allegro (1947 Majestic)

    315 Polly With a Past (1917 Belasco)

    312 Forever After (1918 Central)

    312 Artists and Models (1923 Shubert/Winter Garden)

    312 Pink Lady (1910 New Amsterdam)

    311 Little Old New York (1920 Plymouth)

    310 Ivory Door (1927 Punch & Judy)

    309 Welcome Stranger (1917 Cohan and Harris)

    309 An Ideal Husband (revival) (1996 Ethel Barrymore)

    308 Along Fifth Avenue (1948 Imperial)

    308 Moon Over Buffalo (1995 Martin Beck)

    308 Having Our Say (1994 Booth)

    308 Miss Liberty (1948 Imperial)

    308 Angel in the Wings (1947 Coronet)

    307 Threepenny Opera (revival) (1976 Vivian Beaumont)

    307 Grey Gardens (2006 Walter Kerr)

    306 Evening with Micke Nichols and Elaine May (1960 John Golden)

    305 Zorba (1968 Imperial)

    305 Lady in the Dark (revival) (1941 Alvin)

    304 Man of La Mancha (revival) (2002 Martin Beck)

    304 Very Good Eddie (revival) (1975 Booth)

    303 Jazz Singer (1925 Follies-Bergere)

    301 She Loves Me (1963 Eugene O'Neill)

    300 I Can Get It For You Whosesale (1962 Shubert)

    298 Great Waltz (1934 Center)

    297 Tru (1989 Booth)

    297 Sons O'Guns (1929 Imperial)

    296 Seesaw (1973 Uris)

    296 Chocolate Soldier (1909 Lyric)

    295 Roberta (1933 New Amsterdam)

    295 Chin Chin (1914 Globe)

    294 Man and Superman (1947 Alvin)

    293 Texas, L'il Darlin' (1949 Mark Hellinger)

    293 Hallelujah Baby (1967 Martin Beck)

    293 Wizard of Oz (1903 Majestic)

    291 Leave It to Me (1938 Imperial)

    290 I'd Rather Be Right (1937 Alvin)

    289 Ramblers (1926 Lyric)

    289 Paint Your Wagon (1951 Shubert)

    289 Babes in Arms (1937 Shubert)

    289 Andre Charlot's Revue (1924 Times Square)

    288 Shannons of Broadway (1927 Martin Beck)

    288 Battling Butler (1923 Selwyn)

    288 Sweethearts (revival) (1947 Shubert)

    286 Lettice and Lovage (1990 Ethel Barrymore)

    286 Porgy and Bess (revival) (1942 Majestic)

    286 Dearest Enemy (1925 Knickerbocker)

    285 Nine (revival) (2003 Eugene O'Neill)

    285 Happy Time (1968 Broadway)

    285 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (2005 Hilton Theatre)

    283 Sometime (1918 Shubert)

    281 Two on the Aisle (1951 Mark Hellinger)

    280 Today (1914 48th St)

    280 The Gingham Girl (1922 Earl Carroll)

    280 The Demi-Virgin (1921 Times Square

    280 Gamblers (1910 Maxine Elliott's)

    280 The Chorus Lady (1906 Lew M. Fields)

    280 Irene (1973 Minskoff)

    280 On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1965 Mark Hellinger)

    280 A Majority of One (1959 Ethel Barrymore)

    280 River Niger (1973 Brooks Atkinson)

    280 Passion (1994 Plymouth)

    280 Boeing Boeing (as of closing Jan 4/09) (2008 Longacre)

    279 Two on the Aisle (1951 Mark Hellinger)

    279 Sweet Charity (revival) (2005 Hirschfeld)

    279 Into the Woods (revival) (2002 Broadhurst)

    278 Speed-the-Plow (1988 Royale)

    278 An Evening With Beatrice Lillie (1952 Booth)

    276 The Front Page (1928 Times Square)

    276 Death of a Salesman (revival) (1999 Eugene O'Neill)

    276 Little Nellie Kelly (1922 Liberty)

    274 Red Mill (1906 Knickerbocker)

    273 Lost in the Stars (1949 Music Box)

    272 Listen Lester (1918 Abbey's)

    272 Beauty Queen of Leenane (1998 Walter Kerr)

    272 June Moon (1929 Broadhurst)

    272 Three's a Crowd (1930 Selwyn)

    272 On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1965 Mark Hellinger)

    272 Girl Crazy (1930 Alvin)

    271 Fade Out-Fade In (1964 Mark Hellinger)

    270 Pal Joey (1940 Ethel Barrymore)

    270 Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1951 Alvin)

    270 By the Beautiful Sea (1954 Majestic)

    267 Runaways (1978 Plymouth)

    265 Mr. President (1962 St. James)

    264 Manhattan Mary (1927 Apollo)

    264 Tovarich (1963 Broadway)

    264 Concert (1910 Belasco)

    263 Once More With Feeling (1958 National)

    262 Laff That Off (1925 Frazee)

    261 Cabaret (revival) (1987 Imperial/Minskoff)

    260 The Play's the Thing (1928 Henry Millers)

    260 Bandwagon (1931 New Amsterdam)

    259 Buddies (1919 Selwyn)

    258 Counsellor-at-Law (1942 Royale)

    257 Little Me (1962 Lunt-Fontanne)

    256 Private Lives (1930 Times Square)

    256 Oh Kay! (1926 Imperial)

    255 Soldier's Wife (1944 John Golden)

    255 Experience (1914 Booth)

    255 Fine and Dandy (1930 Erlingers)

    254 Fifty Million Frenchmen (1929 Lyric)

    253 Swan (1923 Cort)

    252 A Little Journey (1918 Little)

    252 Meet Me in St. Louis (1989 Gershwin)

    252 Love Life (1948 46th St)

    251 Evangeline, or the Belle of Acadia (1885 ?)

    250 Cyrano de Bergerac (1923 National)

    250 You're a Good Man Charlie Brown (revival)(1999 Ambassador)

    250 Mikado (1885 Fifth Avenue)

    250 Funny Face (1927 Alvin)

    249 Love! Valour! Compassion! (1995 Walter Kerr)

    249 West Side Story (1960 Winter Garden/Alvin)

    249 Too Many Girls (1939 Imperial)

    248 Private Lives (1948 Plymouth)

    248 Golden Boy (1937 Belasco)

    248 Gay Divorce (1932 Ethel Barrymore)

    246 Fine and Dandy (1930 Majestic)

    246 Pipe Dream (1955 Shubert)

    245 The White Horse Inn (1936 RKO Roxy)

    245 Rollo's Wild Oats (1920 Punch & Judy)

    245 Katrinka (1915 Weber & Fields Music Hall)

    245 The Three Musketeers (1928 Lyric)

    245 Fiddler on the Roof (revival) (1990 Uris)

    245 Jake's Women (1992 Neil Simon)

    245 Tickets Please! (1950 Coronet)

    245 Potters (1920 Plymouth)

    244 Abraham Lincoln (1918 Cort)

    244 Most Happy Fella (revival) (1992 Booth)

    243 Take a Chance (1932 Apollo)

    241 Left Bank (1931 Little)

    241 Tip Top (1920 Globe)

    241 Baby (1983 Ethel Barrymore)

    240 Fifty Million Frenchmen (1929 Lyric)

    239 Guys and Dolls (revival) (1976 Broadway)

    239 Annie (revival) (1997 Martin Beck)

    239 Scarlet Pimpernel (revival) (1997 Neil Simon)

    238 Barrymore (1997 Music Box)

    237 One Third of a Nation (1936 Adelphi)

    237 Show Is On (1936 Winter Garden)

    237 Life Begins at 8:40 (1934 Winter Garden)

    236 Love Thy Neighbor (1996 Booth)

    236 Command to Love (1927 Longacre)

    235 Boys From Syracuse (1938 Alvin)

    233 Bell, Book and Candle (1950 Ethel Barrymore)

    233 Jumbo (1935 Hippodrome)

    233 Act (1977 Majestic)

    232 Meet the Wife (1922 Klaw)

    232 Dinner at Eight (1932 Music Box)

    231 Return of Peter Grimm (1911 Belasco)

    231 Roar of the Greasepaint, the Smell of the Crowd (1965 Shubert)

    231 Make Mine Manhattan (1948 Broadhurst)

    231 Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (1993 Minskoff)

    229 La Cage aux Folles (revival) (2004 Marquis)

    228 Good Evening (1973 Plymouth)

    227 Berkeley Square (1929 Lyceum)

    225 Barker (1927 Biltmore)

    225 Buddy (1990 Shubert)

    224 Americana (1924 Norworth)

    224 Beggar on Horseback (1924 Broadhurst)

    223 Son-Daughter (1919 Belasco)

    221 Timbuktu (1978 Mark Hellinger)

    220 Indiscretions (1995 Ethel Barrymore)

    220 New Faces of 1956 (1956 Ethel Barrymore)

    220 Billion Dollar Baby (1945 Alvin)

    220 Mary (1920 Knickerbocker)

    220 Do I Hear a Waltz (1965 46th St)

    220 How Now Dow Jones (1967 Lunt-Fontanne)

    219 Silver Whistle (1948 Biltmore)

    219 Oh, Lady! Lady! (1918 Princess)

    218 Bombo (1921 Jolsons 59th St)

    216 Ramshackle Inn (1944 Royale)

    216 Angels in America: Perestroika (1994 Walter Kerr)

    216 Someone Who'll Watch Over Me (1992 Booth)

    215 His Honor, Abe Potash (1919 Bijou)

    214 Peter Pan (revival) (1998 Marquis)

    214 Light Up the Sky (1948 Royale)

    214 Medea (1947 National)

    212 May Wine (1935 St. James)

    212 Goodbye Again (1932 Theatre Masque)

    212 Advise and Consent (1960 Cort)

    212 Tenderloin (1960 46th St)

    211 Garrick Gaities (1925 Garrick)

    210 The Mirage (1920 Times Square)

    210 Helen of Troy (1923 Selwyn)

    210 Springtime for Henry (1931 Bijou)

    210 Animal Crackers (1928 Weber & Fields)

    210 Song of Songs (1914 Eltinge)

    210 In the Palace of the King (1900 Theatre Republic)

    210 Goodbye Girl (1992 Marquis)

    210 The Shanghai Gesture (1926 Martin Beck)

    208 Who Was That Lady I Saw You With (1957 Martin Beck)

    208 Circle (1989 Ambassador)

    207 Kick In (1914 Longacre)

    206 Shadow and Substance (1938 John Golden)

    206 Years Ago (1946 Mansfield)

    205 Killing of Sister George (1966 Belasco)

    205 Subways Are For Sleeping (1961 St. James)

    204 Take the Air (1927 Waldorf)

    204 That's Gratitude (1932 Waldorf)

    204 Fly Away Home (1935 48th St)

    204 Rink (1984 Martin Beck)

    204 Whoopee! (revival) (1979 Anta)

    203 The Enemy (1926 Times Square)

    202 Mlle. Modiste (1905 Knickerbocker)

    202 George White's Scandals (revival) (1931 Apollo)

    201 Little Spitfire (1926 Cort)

    200 Dresser (1981 Brooks Atkinson)

    200 Hooray For What! (1937 Winter Garden)

    199 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1926 Times Square)

    199 Merlin (1983 Mark Hellinger)

    198 Tango Argentina (1984 Mark Hellinger)

    198 Hello Daddy (1929 Mansfield)

    198 At Home Abroad (1935 Winter Garden)

    197 Old Neighbourhood (1997 Booth)

    197 Pinocchio (1938 Ritz)

    197 Seussical (2000 Richard Rodgers)

    196 Adele (1913 Longacre)

    195 Winterset (1935 Martin Beck)

    195 The Camel Through the Needle's Eye (1929 Martin Beck)

    194 Tip-Toes (1925 Liberty)

    193 Gingerbread Lady (1970 Plymouth)

    193 Pacific Overtures (1976 Winter Garden)

    192 Merry Malones (1927 Erlangers)

    192 Comedy in Music, Opus 2 (1964 John Golden)

    192 Big (1996 Shubert)

    192 Babes in Toyland (1903 Majestic)

    191 Helen of Troy, New York (1923 Selwyn)

    191 Strike Up the Band (1930 Times Square)

    191 King and I (revival) (1985 Broadway)

    191 Animal Crackers (1928 44th St)

    189 Sweeney Todd (revival) (1989 Circle in Square)

    188 Flying Colors (1932 Imperial)

    187 Once Upon a Mattress (revival Parker) (1996 Broadhurst)

    186 Delicate Balance (revival) (1996 Plymouth)

    183 Red, Hot and Blue (1936 Alvin)

    187 La Tragedie de Carmen (1983 Vivian Beaumont)

    187 Seven Guitars (1996 Walter Kerr)

    185 (as of closing Jan 10/10) Burn the Floor (2009 Longacre)

    185 No Time for Comedy (1939 Ethel Barrymore)

    *184 Memphis (2009 Shubert)

    184 Lady Be Good (1924 Liberty)

    184 Grab Bag (1924 Globe)

    183 Misleading Lady (1913 Follies-Bergere)

    182 Chalk Garden (1955 Ethel Barrymore)

    181 Death Takes a Holiday (1929 Ethel Barrymore)

    181 There Shall Be No Night (1940 Alvin)

    181 Red, Hot and Blue (1936 Alvin)

    181 Diamond Lil (1949 Coronet)

    181 Arms and the Man (1926 Guild)

    180 Easy Come, Easy Go (1928 Biltmore)

    180 Seventeen (1951 Broadhurst)

    180 Show Boat (revival) (1932 Casino)

    179 Parisian Model (Anna Held) (1906 Broadway)

    176 Glass Menagerie (1965 Brooks Atkinson)

    176 Behind Red Lights (1937 Mansfield)

    176 The Pirate (1942 Martin Beck)

    176 Bubble (1915 Booth)

    176 Five-Star Final (1930 Cort)

    176 Cordelia's Aspirations (1883 Theatre Comique)

    176 Ain't Misbehavin' (revival)(1988 Ambassador)

    175 Nobody Home (1915 Princess)

    175 Jumbo (1935 Hippodrome)

    175 It Happened in Nordland (1904 Lew M. Fields)

    175 The Night Boat (1920 Liberty)

    175 Queen of the Moulin Rouge (1908 Circle)

    175 Present Laughter (revival) (1996 Walter Kerr)

    175 Circle (1921 Selwyn)

    175 Smilin' Through (1919 Broadhurst)

    175 Watch Your Step (1914 New Amsterdam)

    175 H.M.S. Pinafore (1879 Standard)

    175 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (revival) (1972 Lunt Fontanne)

    174 The Great Sebastians (1956 Anta)

    174 The Criminal Code (1920 National)

    174 Garrick Gaities (revival) (1926 Guild)

    173 Arcadia (1995 Vivian Beaumont)

    173 The Golden Apple (1954 Alvin)

    173 Closer (1998 Music Box)

    171 High Tor (1936 Martin Beck)

    171 Wildcat (1960 Alvin)

    169 Lillies of the Field (1921 Klaw)

    169 Jubilee (1935 Imperial)

    169 Flower Drum Song (revival) (2002 Virginia)

    168 Liza (1922 New)

    168 New Yorkers (1930 Broadway)

    168 Knickerbocker Holiday (1938 Ethel Barrymore)

    168 Dreamgirls (revival) (1987 Ambassador)

    167 On the Spot (1930 Forrest)

    167 Captain Jinks of the Horse Marines (1925 Martin Beck)

    167 The Wall (1960 Billy Rose)

    167 Fiddler on the Roof (revival) (1976 Winter Garden)

    167 Leave it to Jane (1917 Longacre)

    167 Sail Away (1961 Broadhurst)

    165 Cherry Orchard (revival Joshua Logan)(1950 Martin Beck)

    165 The Day Before Spring (1945 National)

    165 My Fair Lady (revival) (1993 Virginia)

    165 House of Flowers (1954 Alvin)

    165 Face the Music (1932 New Amsterdam)

    164 The American Way (1939 Center)

    162 Lady in the Dark (1941 Alvin)

    161 Breaking the Code (1987 Neil Simon)

    161 Loose Ankles (1926 Biltmore)

    161 Goldilocks (1958 Lunt-Fontanne)

    160 Magnificent Yankee (1946 Royale)

    160 Photo Finish (1963 Brooks Atkinson)

    160 Meet the People (1940 Mansfield)

    160 Castles in the Air (1926 Selwyn)

    160 A Most Immoral Lady (1928 Cort)

    159 Bitter Sweet (1929 Ziegfeld)

    158 This Year of Grace (1928 Selwyn)

    158 Swan Song (1945 Booth)

    158 Princess Pat (1915 Cort)

    158 Revenge With Music (1934 New Amsterdam)

    157 Kat and the Kings (1999 Cort)

    157 Out of this World (1950 New Century)

    156 Top 'o th' World (1907 Majestic/Casino)

    156 Thumbs Up! (1935 St. James)

    156 Cabin in the Sky (1940 Martin Beck)

    156 Equus (Daniel Radcliffe - revival) (2008 Broadhurst)

    155 Present Arms (1928 Mansfield)

    154 Big Hearted Herbert (1934 Biltmore)

    154 Twentieth Century (1932 Broadhurst)

    153 Chauvre-Souris (1922 49th St)

    153 Jimmy Shine (1968 Brooks Atkinson)

    152 Peter Pan (revival) (1954 Winter Garden)

    151 Never Say Die (1912 48th St)

    151 The Lady's Not For Burning (1950 Royale)

    151 Mary Jane McKane (1923 Imperial)

    151 Wang (1891 Broadway)

    151 Artists and Models (revival) (1927 Winter Garden)

    150 Floradora (revival) (1920 ?)

    149 Lovers (1968 Vivian Beaumont)

    148 9 to 5 (closed Sept 6/09) (2009 Marquis)

    148 Comedy of Errors (revival) (1987 Vivian Beaumont)

    148 Unknown Soldier and His Wife (1967 George Abbott)

    148 Street Scene (1947 Adelphi)

    147 Present Arms (1928 Mansfield)

    146 Up Pops the Devil (1930 Theatre Masque)

    *145 Fela (2009 Eugene O'Neill) - opens Nov 23/09

    145 Blithe Spirit (revival Angela Lansbury)(2009 Shubert)

    145 Freak (1998 Cort)

    145 Robber Bridegroom (revival) (1976 Biltmore)

    145 Hello Dolly (revival) (1978 Lunt-Fontanne)

    144 Whistling in the Dark (1931 Ethel Barrymore)

    144 Spring is Here (1929 Alvin)

    144 As Husbands Go (1933 Forrest)

    144 High Society (1998 St. James)

    144 Heads Up (1929 Alvin)

    143 Topics of 1923 (1923 Broadhurst)

    142 The Lieutenant of Inishmore (2006 Lyceum)

    141 Uncle Willie (1956 John Golden)

    141 In the Best of Families (1931 Forrest)

    140 Vortex (1925 Henry Millers)

    140 Mis' Nellie of N'Orleans (1918 Henry Millers)

    140 Melting Pot (1909 Comedy)

    140 Compulsion (1957 Ambassador)

    140 Blue Kitten (1922 Selwyn)

    138 The Crowded Hour (1918 Selwyn)

    138 Wake Up and Dream (1929 Selwyn)

    138 Charlot's Revue (1925 Selwyn)

    137 Mary Stuart (revival) (2009 Broadhurst)

    137 Cyrano: the Musical (1993 Neil Simon)

    137 Nina Rosa (1930 Majestic)

    136 Pleasure Bound (1928 Majestic)

    136 Marjolaine (1922 Broadhurst)

    136 Sweethearts (1913 New Amsterdam)

    136 Naughty Marietta (1910 New York)

    136 Man of La Mancha (revival) (1972 Vivian Beaumont)

    136 Caroline or Change (2004 Eugene O'Neill)

    135 Design for Living (1933 Ethel Barrymore)

    135 Kongo (1926 Biltmore)

    135 America's Sweetheart (1931 Broadhurst)

    135 Simple Simon (1930 Ziegfeld)

    135 A Connecticut Yankee (revival) (1943 Martin Beck)

    134 Small Wonder (1948 Coronet)

    134 The Pursuit of Happiness (1950 Richard Rodgers)

    133 (as of closing Jan 17/10) Wishful Drinking (2009 Studio 54)

    132 Richard II (1937 St. James)

    132 Hamlet (1936 Imperial)

    132 Yellow (1926 National)

    132 Scarlet Pimpernel (revival) (1999 Minskoff)

    132 Dear World (1969 Mark Hellinger)

    131 Macbeth (1941 National)

    *129 Race (2009 Ethel Barrymore) - opens Dec 6/09 - closes June 13/10

    129 Scarlet Pimpernel (revival) (1998 Neil Simon)

    129 Pajama Game (revival) (2006 American Airlines)

    129 It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Superman (1966 Alvin)

    128 The Price (1999 Royale)

    127 Stars in Your Eyes (1939 Majestic)

    127 Caesar and Cleopatra (1925 Guild)

    127 Time Limit (1956 Booth)

    127 Meet My Sister (1930 Shubert)

    126 Banjo Eyes (1941 Hollywood)

    125 Not About Nightingales (1999 Circle in the Square)

    125 Father Malachy's Miracle (1937 St. James)

    125 A Wonderful Night (1929 Majestic)

    125 Golden Apple (1954 Phoenix)

    124 My Fair Lady (1981 Uris)

    124 Swan Lake (Bourne) (1998 Neil Simon)

    124 Porgy and Bess (1935 Alvin)

    124 Man of La Mancha (revival) (1977 Palace)

    123 Three Sisters (1942 Ethel Barrymore)

    123 Ziegfeld Follies (1957 Winter Garden)

    122 Whistling in the Dark (1932 Waldorf)

    122 Three Waltzes (1937 Majestic)

    122 Strike Me Pink (1933 Majestic)

    122 Porgy and Bess (revival) (1976 Uris/Mark Hellinger)

    *121 Little Night Music (2009 Walter Kerr) - opens Dec 13/09

    121 All for Love (1949 Mark Hellinger)

    121 Walk a Little Faster (1932 St. James)

    121 Guys and Dolls (revival) (2009 Nederlander)

    120 A Yankee Circus on Mars & Andersonville (1905 Hippodrome)

    120 Ride Down Mount Morgan (2000 Ambassador)

    120 George White's Scandals (1939 Hollywood)

    120 The Rocket (1927 Ambassador)

    120 She's a Good Fell0w (1919 Globe)

    120 My Fair Lady (revival) (1981 Uris)

    120 Firefly (1912 Lyric)

    119 Poor Little Ritz Girl (1920 Central)

    119 Rang Tang (1927 Royale)

    119 Ethan Frome (1936 National)

    118 Small Miracle (1934 Royale)

    118 Apple of His Eye (1946 Biltmore)

    118 Women Go On Forever (1927 Forrest)

    118 State Fair (1996 Music Box)

    118 Hello Dolly (revival) (1995 Lunt-Fontanne)

    117 (as of closing Jan 24/10) Bye Bye Birdie (2009 Henry Miller)

    116 Russet Mantle (1936 Theatre Masque)

    116 Skylight (1996 Royale)

    116 Follies (revival) (2001 Roundabout)

    116 Ballroom (1978 Majestic)

    115 Switchboard,Fear,Fancy Free,Any Night & Tragedy of the Future (1913 Princess)

    115 The Girl in Pink Tights (1954 Mark Hellinger)

    114 Native Son (1940 St. James)

    113 The Devil's Disciple (1988 Circle in the Square)

    113 Great Gatsby (1926 Ambassador)

    113 Guys and Dolls (revival)(2009 Nederlander)

    113 St. Louis Woman (1946 Martin Beck)

    113 Gay Life (1961 Shubert)

    113 This is the Army (1942 Broadway)

    112 Canary Cottage (1917 Morosco)

    112 Broadway Jones (1928 Erlangers)

    112 The Blue Ghost (1930 Forrest)

    112 Heartbreak House (1959 Billy Rose)

    112 Ziegfeld Follies of 1914 (Ed Wynn)(1914 New Amsterdam)

    112 James Joyce's The Dead (2000 Belasco)

    112 El Capitan (1896 Broadway)

    111 The Devil's Disciple (1949 Royale)

    111 Boyfriend (revival) (1970 Ambassador)

    110 Without Love (1942 St. James)

    110 State Fair (1996 Music Box)

    110 Passing Show (1894 ?)

    109 Norman Conquests (combined 3 plays)(2009 Circle in the Square)

    109 Fool Moon (1993 Richard Rodgers)

    109 Celebration (1969 Ambassador)

    108 (as of closing Jan 3/10) 69 Superior Donuts (2009 Music Box)

    108 The Wind is Ninety (1945 Booth)

    108 Higher and Higher (1940 Shubert)

    108 Cradle Will Rock (1938 Windsor)

    107 How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2006 Hilton)

    106 Reasons to Be Pretty (2009 Lyceum)

    105 Irena's Vow (2009 Walter Kerr)

    105 Macbeth (revival) (1988 Mark Hellinger)

    105 Key Largo (1939 Ethel Barrymore)

    105 Truth Game (1930 Ethel Barrymore)

    105 Billy Budd (1950 Biltmore)

    105 Ladies and Gentlemen (1939 Martin Beck)

    105 Jim Jam Jems (1920 Cort)

    105 13 (2008 Bernard Jacobs)

    104 The Immoralist (1954 Royale)

    104 Judy (1927 Royale)

    104 Top Speed (1929 Richard Rodgers)

    104 Candide (revival) (1997 Gershwin)

    103 Amy's View (1999 Ethel Barrymore)

    103 The Madcap (1927 Royale)

    103 A Class Act (2001 Ambassador)

    103 Gigi (1973 Uris)

    101 All My Sons (2008 Schoenfeld)

    101 Plutocrat (1930 Vanderbilt)

    101 Putting it Together (1999 Ethel Barrymore)

    101 Assassins (revival) (2004 Studio 54)

    100 East of Suez (1921 Eltinge 42nd St)

    100 Relations (1928 Theatre Masque)

    100 The Whole World Over (1947 Biltmore)

    100 Show Girl (1961 Eugene O'Neill)

    100 Pardon Our French (1950 Broadway)

    97 Oleanna (2009 John Golden)

    96 (as of closing) (limited engagement) White Christmas (2009 Marquis)

    92 (as of closing Jan 17/10) Finian's Rainbow (2009 St. James)

    81 (as of closing Dec 6/09) A Steady Rain (2009 Gerald Schoenfeld)

    77 (as of closing Dec 13/09) Royal Family (2009 Samuel Friedman)

    *73 View From the Bridge (revival) (2010 Cort) - opens Jan 24/10-closes Apr 4/10

    72 (as of closing Dec 6/09) Hamlet (Jude Law-revival) (2009 Broadhurst)

    69 (as of closing Mar 21/10) Present Laughter (2010 American Airlines)

    65 (as of closing Jan 10/10) Ragtime (2009 Neil Simon)

    68 (as of closing Mar 27/10 Time Stands Still (2010 Samuel J. Friedman)

    61 In the Next Room (closes Jan 10/10) (2009 Lyceum) - opens Nov 19/09

    53 (as of closing Dec 6/09) After Miss Julie (2009 American Airlines)

    *32 Equivocation (2010 City Center) - opening March 2/10

    *38 Miracle Worker (as of closing April 4/10) (2010 Circle in the Square) - opens March 3/10

    *29 Behanding in Spokane (2010 Gerald Schoenfeld) - opens March 4/10-closes June 6/10

    *21 Next Fall (2010 Playwrights Horizon/Helen Hayes) - opens March 11/10

    *17 Looped (2010 Lyceum) - opens March 14/10

    *20 (as of closing Apr 4/10) All About Me (2010 Henry Miller) - opens March 18/10

    *5 Come Fly Away (2010 Marquis) - opens March 25/10

    *Red (2010 John Golden) - opens April 1/10 to June 13/10

    *Lend Me a Tenor (2010 Music Box) - opens Apr 4/10

    *Addams Family (2010 Lunt Fontanne) - opens Apr 8, 2010

    *Million Dollar Quartet (2009 Nederlander) - opens April 11, 2010

    *Cage aux Folles (revival Kelsey Grammer) (2010 Longacre) - opens Apr 18/10

    *American Idiot (2010 St. James) - opens April 20/10

    *Sondheim on Sondheim (2010 Studio 54) - opens Apr 22/10 to June 13/10

    *Promises, Promises (revival) (2010 Broadway) - opens April 25/10

    *Fences (Denzel Washington)(2010 Cort) - opens April 26/10 for 13 weeks

    *Enron - theatre TBA - opens April 27/10

    *Collected Stories (2010 Freidman) - opens April 28/10 - closes June 13/10

    *Spider Man, Turn Off The Dark - (2010 Hilton) - opens October 2010 - date TBA

    LONG RUNS OFF BROADWAY

    The totals for number of performances do not include previews. Off-Broadway shows generally play, like Broadway, eight performances a week, or about 416 performances per year.

    As of February 12, 2009

    Plays still running are approximates as it is most difficult to get actual numbers for Off-Broadway until the event actually closes

    17,162 Fantasticks (1960 Sullivan Street Playhouse)

    *9,281 Perfect Crime (Jan 6/10) (Apr 18,1987 Courtyard Playhouse/Second Stage/47th Street Theatre/Intar/Harold Clurman/moved to Duffy in 1994/Snapple Theatre 2005)

    *8,527 (asked for update) Tubes (Blue Man Group) (1991 Astor Place Theatre)

    *8,300+ (as of May 1/04)(wrote for update) Tony n' Tina's Wedding (1988 Washington Square Church, moved to St. Luke's and then to St. John's Church, with reception at Vinnie Black's Coliseum in Edison Hotel - longest running show in Off-Broadway history) - closed May 18/09 following over 15 years of performances - returns Oct 2/09 to Cafe a Go Go (3 perf. a week)

    *5,964+ (asked for update) Stomp (14th anniversary Feb 27, 2008) (1994 Orpheum)

    5,003 I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change (as of closing July 27/08)(1996 Westside Theatre, Upstairs)

    3,672 Nunsense (1985 Cherry Lane)

    *2,862+ (10th year July 28,2008) Naked Boys Singing(2000 Actor's Playhouse - show moving to Theatre 4, 424 West 55th Street, on March 10/04; John Houseman Theatre Sept 2004; Julia Miles Theatre (3 perf a week; Oct 14 moves to Dodger Stages)

    2,611 Threepenny Opera (1955 Theatre de Lys)

    2,496 Donkey Show (1999 Club El Flamingo)(closed July 16/05)

    2,475 De La Guarda (1998 Daryl Roth Theatre)

    2,332 Forbidden Broadway (1982-87 Edition - Palssons Supper Club)

    2,209 Little Shop of Horrors (1982 opened at WPA Theatre & transferred to Orpheum)

    2,124 Godspell (1971 Cherry Lane; 1971 Promenade - 1976 moved to Broadway's Broadhurst, transferred to Plymouth 1976, transferred to Ambassador 1977 for additional 527 performances - total on and off Broadway - 2,645)

    2,032 (as of closing Jan 10/10) Altar Boys (4th Ann March 1/09) (2005 New World Stages - formerly Dodger Stages)

    2,024 Vampire Lesbians of Sodom (1985 Provincetown Playhouse)

    1,847 Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris (1968 Village Gate)

    1,811 Forever Plaid (1990 Steve McGraws)

    1,785 Vanities (1976 Chelsea Westside)

    1,604+ Menopause the Musical (closed May 14/06)(2002 Theatre Four,Playhouse 91)

    1,597 You're a Good Man Charlie Brown (1967 Theatre 80 St. Marks)

    1,408 Blacks (1961 St. Marks Playhouse)

    1,381 Vagina Monologues (1999 Westside Theater)

    1,372 One Mo' Time (1979 Village Gate)

    1,360 Grandma Sylvia's Funeral (1994 Soho Playhouse)

    1,327 Let My People Come (1974 Village Gate)

    1,268 Late Night Catechism (1996 St. Luke’s Church)

    *1,248 Fantasticks (revival) (Snapple Theater Centre/Jerry Orbach)

    1,195 Driving Miss Daisy (1987 Playwrights Horizon)

    1,166 Hot L Baltimore (1973 Circle in the Square)

    1,165 I'm Getting My Act Together and Taking It On the Road (1978 Public Theatre)

    1,143 Little Mary Sunshine (1959 Orpheum)

    1,126 Steel Magnolias (1987 Lucille Lortel)

    1,115 Late Night Catechism (1996)

    1,114 El Grande de Coca Cola (1973 Mercer Arts Center)

    1,109 Proposition (2001 )

    1,105 Vagina Monologues (1996 Westside Theater)

    1,096 Our Sinatra (Alconquin’s Oak Room 1999, Blue Angel 1999, 1999 Reprise Room @ Dillon’s, 2003 Birdland (142))

    1,069 Beau Jest (1991 Lambs)

    1,052 Jewtopia (as closing Apr 29/07) (2004 Westside Theatre)

    1,040+ (closed Jan 22/10) My First Time (2009 New World Stages)

    1,036 Tamara (1987 Park Avenue Armory)

    1,025 One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest (1971 Mercer-Hansberry)

    1004 Slava's Snowshow (2004 Union Square Theatre) (closed Jan 14/07)

    *1,000 Gazillion Bubble Show (2007 New World Stages)

    1,000 Boys in the Band (1968 Theatre Four)

    1,000 Fool For Love (1983 Circle Repertory)

    990 Other Peoples Money (1989 Minetta Lane)

    983 Forbidden Broadway's 20th Anniversary

    971 Cloud 9 (1981 Theatre de Lys)

    953 Secrets Every Smart Traveller Should Know (2001 Triad - moved to Ibis Theatre)

    947 Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You (1981 Playwrights Horizon)

    933 Your Own Thing (1968 Orpheum)

    931 Curly McDimple (1967 Bert Wheeler)

    928 Leave It to Jane (revival) (1959 Sheridan Square Playhouse)

    871 Mad Show (1966 New)

    857 Hedwig and the Angry Inch (1998 Jane Street)

    850 Forbidden Broadway Strikes Back (2001 Douglas Fairbanks)

    840 When Pigs Fly (1996 Phoenix)

    832 Puppetry of the Penis (2001 John Houseman)

    832 Leave It to Jane (1958 ?)

    832 Mono (2000 Surf Reality)

    831 Mad Show (1966 New/moved to Mark Hellinger)

    831 Scrambled Feet (1979 Village Gate)

    819 Effect of the Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1970 Mercer-O'Casey

    800 Over the River and Through the Woods (1998 John Houseman)

    796 Late Night Catechism (1997 St. Luke’s Church)

    780 View From the Bridge (revival) (1965 Sheridan Square Playhouse)

    763 Boyfriend (revival)(1958 Cherry Lane)

    762 True West (1982 Cherry Lane)

    754 Forbidden Broadway Cleans Up Its Act (1998)

    733 Isn't It Romantic (1983 Playwrights Horizon)

    728 Dime a Dozen (1962 Plaza 9 Music Hall)

    725 Pocket Watch (1966 Actors Playhouse)

    724 (as of closing Aug 24/08 from author) My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish, and I'm in Therapy (2006 Little Shubert,Westside Theatre)(Playbill states 684 performances?)

    722 Connection (1959 Living Theatre)

    714 Passion of Dracula (1977 Cherry Lane)

    713 Love, Janis – (2001 Village Theatre)

    707 Adaptation/Next (1969 Greenwich Mews)

    704 Oh Calcutta (1969 Eden)

    692 Scuba Duba (1967 New)

    686 Foreigner (1984 Astor Place)

    685 Knack....(1964 New)

    675 Fully Committed (2003 Lyric Stage)

    674 Club (1976 Circle in the Square Downtown)

    672 Balcony (1960 Circle in the Square Downtown)

    666 Penn and Teller (1985 Westside Arts)

    654 Dinner With Friends (2001 Variety Arts)

    638+ Vagina Monologues – (closed Jan 26/03) (1996 Here/1999 Westside Theatre)

    634 Countess (1999 Greenwich St. Theatre - moved to Samuel Beckett 1999)

    634 America Hurrah (1966 Pocket Theatre)

    632 Cookin'(closing Aug/05) (2004 Minetta Lane)

    628+ *Fantasticks (revival) as of closing Feb 24/08 (2006 Snapple Theater Center-Jerry Orbach Theater) - (reopened June 16/09)

    626 Oil City Symphony (1987 Circle in the Square Downtown)

    *624 Fuerzabruta (6 shows a week) (2nd Ann - Oct 24/09) (2007 Daryl Roth)

    624 Prince and the Pauper (2002 Lambs Theatre)

    618 Countess ( 2004 Samuel Beckett)

    615 Wit (1998 MCC Theatre)

    608 Exonerated (2002 45 Bleecker)

    608 Exonerated (

    607 Drumstick (2005 New World Stages)

    607 Hogan's Goat (1965 St. Clement's Church)

    601 Master Class ( )

    600 Trojan Women (1963 Circle in the Square)

    600 Criss Angel: Mindfreak (2001 World Underground Theater)

    600 Beehive (1986 Top of the Gate - Village Gate Upstairs)

    600 Trojan Women (1963 Circle in the Square Downtown)

    592 Six Characters in Search of an Author (1963 Martinique)

    586 Syringa Tree (2000 NY Theater Workshop)

    583 Dining Room (1982 Astor Place)

    582 Three Tall Women (1994 Vineyard Theater)

    582 Krapp's Last Tape/Zoo Story (1960 Provincetown Playhouse)

    578 Pinter Plays (Dumbwaiter and The Collection) (1962 Cherry Lane)

    576 Forbidden Broadway (1990-91 edition - Palsson's Supper Club)

    575 Dames at Sea (1968 Bouwerie Lane)

    574 Musical of Musicals-the Musical (2004 York,Dodger Stages)

    571 Crucible (revival/transfer) (1958 Martinique)

    565 Iceman Cometh (revival) (1956 Circle in the Square Downtown)

    557 Last Night of Ballyhoo ( )

    552 Forbidden Broadway 2001: A Spoof Odyssey (2001 Douglas Fairbanks)

    545 Wit (1998 Union Square Theatre/MCC Theater)

    545 Hostage (revival/transfer)(1961 One Sheridan Square)

    543 What's a Nice Country Like You Doing in a State Like This? (1973 Upstairs at Jimmys)

    534 Forbidden Broadway (1988-89 edition - Palsson's Supper Club)

    534 Gross Indecency: Three Trials of Oscar Wilde (1997 Minetta Lane)

    533 Sound of Music (revival) ( )

    533 Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune (1987 Westside Arts)

    529 Six Characters in Search of an Author (revival) (1963 Martinique/Repertory Actors Theatre)

    526 Forbidden Broadway: 20th Anniversary Celebration (2002 Apollo Theater)

    526 All in the Timing (1994 )

    513 Oleanna (1992 Orpheum)

    511 Making Porn (1995 Actor's Playhouse)

    509 Dirtiest Show in Town (1970 Astor Place)

    504 Happy Ending/Day of Absence (1965 St. Mark's Playhouse)

    501 A Shayna Maidel (1987 Westside Arts)

    501 Greater Tuna (1982 Circle in the Square Downtown)

    *545 (as of closing Jan 3/10) Marvellous Wonderettes (1 yr Sept 14/09) (2008 Westside Playhouse)

    500 Fantasticks (revival) (2006 Snapple Theatre Centre (Jerry Orbach Theatre)

    500 Boys From Syracuse (revival) (1963 Theatre Four)

    500 Syringa Tree (Mar 9/02) (2001 Playhouse 91)

    494 Sideman ( 1998 Criterion Center Stage/transfer John Golden)

    490 Castle (14 mos) (2008 New World/Stage 5)

    485 Last Sweet Days of Isaac (1970 Eastside Playhouse)

    463 Boy Meets Boy (1975 Actors Playhouse)

    452 Puppetry of the Penis (2001 John Houseman)

    450 How I Learned to Drive (1998 Century Theatre)

    425 Marijuana-Logues (2004 Actors Playhouse)

    400 Underneath the Lintel (2001 Soho Playhouse)

    384 Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris (2006 Zipper)

    366 As Bees in Honey Drown (1997 Lucille Lortel)

    363 Vampire Lesbians of Sodom (1985 Provincetown Playhouse)

    *361 (as of Jan 6/10) Our Town (revival) (2009 Barrow Theatre)

    *360 (as of closing Jan 3/10) Guiding Light (2009 Algonquin)

    350 Jeffrey (revival) (1993 Minetta Lane)

    335 Mystery of Irma Vep (revival) (1998 Westside Theatre)

    329 Jump (2007 Union Square)

    *300+ Toxic Avenger (as of closing Jan 3/10)(2009 George St Playhouse/New World Stages)

    *289 Sessions (as of Oct 21/09) (2009 Algonquin)

    288 Life in the Theatre (1977 Lucille Lortel)

    288 Closer Than Ever (1989 Cherry Lane)

    260 Bat Boy (2001 Union Square)

    *253 Ruined - booked to Sept 6/09 (2009 City Center Stages)

    240 Man With a Load of Mischief (1966 Jan Hus Playhouse)

    239 Anything Goes (revival) (1962 Orpheum)

    224 Best Foot Forward (revival) 1963 Stage 73)

    215 Newsical the Musical (2004 John Houseman/Studio 54)

    *210+ Circumsize Me (as of closing May 16/10) (2009 Bleecker St Theatre)

    175+ Dear Edwina (2008 DR2 Kids Theatre)

    175+ Adding Machine (2008 Minetta Lane)

    159 Fifth of July (1978 Circle Theatre)

    *140 (as of closing Feb 28/10) Circumcize Me (2009 Bleecker St. Theater)

    130 My First Time (2007 New World Stages - (1x per week 2 1/2 yrs)

    126 Laramie Project (2000 Union Square)

    *122 (as of closing Jan 31/10) Circle Mirror Transformation (2009 Playwrights Horizon)

    120 Starting Here, Starting Now (1977 Barbarann)

    118 By Jupiter (revival) (1967 Theatre Four)

    117 Torch Song Trilogy (1982 Actors Playhouse)

    109 Pacific Overtures (1984 Promenade)

    103 Ernest in Love (1960 Gramercy Arts)

    101 Little Me (revival) (1998 Criterion Centre Stage)

    *100 (as of Oct 16/09) Rock of Ages (moved to Broadway) (2008 New World Stages)

    100 *Walmartopia (2007 Minetta Lane)

    LONG RUNS IN CHICAGO

    The totals for number of performances do not include previews. Off-Broadway shows generally play, like Broadway, eight performances a week, or about 416 performances per year

    Chicago Theatres - number of performances are from a number of sources, and accuracy is somewhat limited, and certain shows like Too Much Light, Lend Me a Tenor, and Forever Plaid is difficult to guesstimate as limited performances each week, but this will give some idea of the long runs in this major theatre town

    *10,816 Shear Madness (1980 Chicago Theatre - downstairs)

    *6,656+ Tony 'n Tina's Wedding (hiatus to Nov 2009) (1993 Piper's Alley Theatre)

    5,408+ Flanagan's Wake (1995 Soho Playhouse)

    1,948 Pump Boys and Dinettes (1948)

    18th year - Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind (1993 Apollo)

    Lend Me a Tenor (2003 Athenaeum)

    Forever Plaid (Royal George)

    1,500 Wicked (as of closing Jan 25/09) (2005 Ford Centre)

    *951 Jersey Boys (as of closing Jan 10/10)(2007 La Salle Bank/Bank of America Theatre)

    800 Good Night Ladies (1945 Blackstone)

    712 Kiss and Tell (2005 Bailiwick)

    630+ Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (1993 Chicago)

    616 Odd Couple (1966 Drury Lane)

    560+ Showboat (1996 Auditorium)

    528 Life With Father (1940 Blackstone)

    525 Godspell (1972 Studebaker)

    525 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee (2006 Drury Lane)

    500+ *Color Purple (2007 Cadillac Palace)

    500+ *Blue Man Group (Briar St. Theatre)

    490 Cats (1985 Shubert)

    455 Music Man (1959 Shubert)

    420 Hair (1969 Shubert)

    420 Hello Dolly (1966 Shubert)

    420 Chorus Line (1978 Shubert)

    400+Time, the Place and the Girl (1907 ?)

    385 Producers (2002 Ford Centre)

    350 Promises Promises (1970 Shubert)

    385 Evita (1980 Shubert)

    385 Oklahoma (1943 Erlanger)

    350 Cactus Flower (1968 Blackstone)

    315 How to Succeed in Business (1963 Shubert)

    315 Miss Saigon (1992 Auditorium)

    315 Phantom of the Opera (1990 Auditorium)

    280 His Way-A Tribute to the Man and His Music (Mercury)

    280 Kiss Me Kate (1949 Shubert)

    280 Lion King (2003 Cadillac Palace)

    280 Ragtime (1998 Oriental)

    210 1776 (1971 Shubert)

    210 Carousel (1947 Shubert)

    210 Les Miserables (1988 Auditorium)

    208+ Color Purple (2007 Cadillac Palace)

    175 Flower Drum Song (1960 Shubert)

    175 Pajama Game (1955 Shubert)

    175 They're Playing Our Song (1979 Shubert)

    175 Grease (1973 Shubert)

    *140+ (4 mos) Graceland (Profiles Theatre)

    140+ Can Can (2009 1955 Shubert)

    140+ Lion King (revival) (2005 Cadillac Palace)

    105 Mamma Mia (2001 Cadillac Palace)

    105 Aida (1999 Cadillac Palace)

    105 Buddy (1999 Shubert)

    105 Chicago (1997 Shubert)

    105 Funny Girl (1965 Shubert)

    105 A Funny Thing Happened (1964 Shubert)

    105+ Hats (2007 Royal George Theatre)

    *100+ A Steady Rain (May 4/08) (2007 Royal George Theatre)

    LONG RUNS IN LAS VEGAS

    The totals for number of performances do not include previews. Off-Broadway shows generally play, like Broadway, eight performances a week, or about 416 performances per year

    *17,472 Jubilee (28th anniv July 31/09)(based on 12 shows a week (1981 Ballys)

    *2,080 Mystere (15th anniv Jan 2009) (Cirque du Soleil) (1993 MGM Treasure Island, Mirage)

    1,000+ Phantom of the Opera (2006 Venetian Resort)

    600+ Stomp Out Loud (2007 Planet Hollywood)

    LONG RUNS IN LOS ANGELES

    The totals for number of performances do not include previews. Off-Broadway shows generally play, like Broadway, eight performances a week, or about 416 performances per year

    1,664+ Phantom of the Opera (1997 Ahmanson)

    *1,032 American Girls Revue (as of Apr 13/08) (2006 American Girl Theater)

    945+ Lion King (2006 Pantages)

    *791 Wicked (as of closing Jan 11/09) (2007 Pantages)

    369 Sunset Boulevard (1993 Shubert)

    280 (8 mos) Louis & Keely: Live at the Sahara (2009 Geffen)

    LONG RUNS TOURING SHOWS

    The totals for number of performances do not include previews. Off-Broadway shows generally play, like Broadway, eight performances a week, or about 416 performances per year

    10,000+ Riverdance (over 300 venues, 32 countries)(1995 Point Theatre, Dublin)

    3,000 (Oct 4/09) Lion King (Alaska Centre for Performing Arts, Anchorage AK)

    2,500 (Feb 27/08) - Mamma Mia - opened 2002

    1,435 Spamalot (tour ends Oct 18/09 after 3.5 years)(2006 started)

    500 (Mar 14/08) - Jersey Boys - opened 2007

    LONG RUNS IN LONDON

    The totals for number of performances do not include previews. West End shows generally play eight performances a week, or about 416 performances per year.

    *23,712 The Mousetrap (as of Nov 25, 2009); Opened Nov. 25, 1952 (2009 will be celebrating its 57th year)(1952 Ambassadors Theatre/Now at St. Martin's Theatre (25 Mar 74)

    *10,400 Les Miserables (25th birthday as of Oct 9/10 longest running musical) (1984 Barbican – transferred to Palace - moved to Queens March 27/04 - currently Her Majesty's)

    *9,568+ (23rd birthday as of Oct 9/08) Phantom of the Opera - (opened 9 Oct 1986) (1986 Her Majesty's) – 2nd longest running musical in West End history

    *8,736+ The Woman in Black (21st Anniversary as of 7 June, 2009)(1987 Stephen Joseph Theatre – transferred to Playhouse and in 1989 transferred to Fortune)

    *8,736+ Blood Brothers – opened 1988 (1983 Albery, Phoenix) (21 years)

    8,300+ Cats - opened 11 May 1981 to Dec 22 01 (20th Anniversary May 11/01 and closing posted - nearly 9,000 performances as of that date) (1981 New London Theatre) - longest running musical in West End history

    *7,900+ (as of closing Feb 7/09) Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story - opened 6 Oct 95 to May 19 02 (1995 Strand - opened at Victoria Palace originally)

    7,406 - Starlight Express - opened 27 Mar 84 to January 12, 2002 (17 years)- 4th longest running musical in West End history (1984 Apollo Victoria)

    6,761+ No Sex Please We’re British (1971 Strand – moved to Garrick 1982 – transferred to Duchess 1986)

    6,464 Black and White Minstrels - 10 years (1962 Victoria Palace)

    *4,926+ Chicago - the Musical (12 yrs as of Nov 18, 2009)(1997 Adelphi/transfer to Cambridge 2006)

    4,264 Miss Saigon – (1989 Theatre Royal Drury Lane)

    *4,265 (Dec 18/09)+ Lion King (1999 Royal Lyceum - 10 years as of Oct 18/09)

    *4,160+ (Apr 6/09 10th year) Mamma Mia (1999 Prince Edward, transferring to Prince of Wales May 2004)

    3,358 Jesus Christ Superstar – 8 years (1972 Palace)

    3,303 Me and My Girl (revival) (1985 Adelphi)

    3,072 Aldwych Farces (1925 to 1933 Aldwych)

    2,958 Rocky Horror Show (1973 Royal Court/King's Road Theatre)

    *2,912+ We Will Rock You (2002 Dominion) - 7th Anniversary May 14, 2009

    2,900 Evita (1978 Prince Edward)

    2,808 Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) opened 5 Mar 96 (1996 Criterion - as of closing April 3/05)

    2,618 Oliver (1960 New Theatre)

    *3,120+ Stomp (8 years as of Sept 2010) (2002 Roundhouse,Sadler's Wells,Vaudeville,Ambassadors)

    2,385 Sound of Music - (1961 Palace)

    2,385 Creeper (1961 St. Martin’s)

    2,305+ Oh Calcutta (1974 Royalty then moved to Duchess- 6 years)

    2,304+ Don’t Dress for Dinner (1991 Apollo – transferred to Duchess 1991-1997)

    2,329 Salad Days (1954 Vaudeville,transferred from Bristol Old Vic)

    2,281 My Fair Lady (1958 Theatre Royal Drury Lane)

    2,238 Chu Chin Chow (1916 His Majestys)

    2,202 Charlie Girl (1965 Adelphi)

    2,112+ Pajama Tops (1969 Whitehall) p>2,084 Boyfriend (1953 Wyndhams, moved from Players)

    2,082 Canterbury Tales (1968 Phoenix)

    *2,080+ Billy Elliot (2005 Victoria Palace) - (5th Ann March 31/10)

    2,035 Boeing-Boeing (1960 Apollo – transferred to Duchess – 4 years)

    2,030 Fiddler on the Roof (1967 Her Majestys)

    2,000+ An Inspector Calls - opened 1995 to 2001 – (1995 National’s Lyttleton and Olivier and Aldwych - closed at Garrick after run of nearly 6 years)

    2,000+ Art - as of Aug 1/01) to 2 Sept 01 (1996 Wyndham's-transferred to Whitehall)

    1,998 Hair (1968 Shaftesbury)

    1,997 Blithe Spirit (1942 transferred Piccadilly to St. James and then Duchess)

    1,940 Complete History of America (Abridged) to 6 Jan 02 (1996 Criterion)(closing April 3/05)

    1,940 Rip-Off (1976 Windmill)

    1,920+ Whitehall Follies (1942 to 1947 Whitehall)

    1,872 (as of closing Oct 7/06-4.5 years) We Will Rock You (2002 Dominion)

    1,824 42nd Street (1984 Theatre Royal Drury Lane)

    1,800 Run For Your Wife (1987 Criterion-transferred from Shaftesbury – transferred to Whitehall 1989)

    1,776 Murder in the Vicarage (1976 Savoy/ 1979 transferred to Fortune)

    1,745 Worm’s Eye View (1945 Whitehall)

    1,667 Dirty Linen/New Found Land – (1976 Almost Free Theatre)

    1,646 Me and My Girl (1937 Victoria Palace)

    1,600+ Stones in His Pocket (Tricycle/New Ambassadors 2000/Duke of York's 2000/New Ambassador's 2000)

    1,600+ Sunset Boulevard (1993 and ran 4 years Adelphi)

    1,548 Oklahoma (1947 Theatre Royal Drury Lane)

    1,546 Deathtrap (1978 Garrick/Gaiety)

    1,536 The Follies (1908 to 1912 Apollo)

    1,536+ Noises Off (1982 Savoy)

    1,536+ Les Liaisons Dangereuses (1986 New Ambassadors)

    1,536+ Charlie’s Aunt (1890 Arts – transferred from Royalty)

    1,512 Irma La Douce (1958 Lyric)

    1,500+ Five Guys Named Moe (1990 to 1995 Lyric)

    1,463 Beggar’s Opera (Revival) (1920 Lyric Hammersmith)

    1,456 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (at closing Sept 4/05) (2003 London Palladium)

    1,428+ Mary Poppins (2004 Prince Edward) - opened Dec 15/04 - closes Jan 12/08 (over 3 yrs)

    1,362 Our Boys (1875 Vaudeville)

    1,352 Maid of the Mountains (1917 Daly’s Theatre - operated from 1893 to 1937)

    1,350 Fascination (1997 Rheingold Club)

    1,337 Arsenic and Old Lace (1942 Strand)

    1,325 Aspects of Love (1989 Prince of Wales)

    1,304 Annie Get Your Gun (1947 London Coliseum)

    1,261 Little Hut (1950 Lyric Hammersmith)

    *1,248+ Avenue Q (2006 Noel Coward/Gielgud) (3rd Ann Mar 28/09)

    1,248+ Rat Pack: Live From Las Vegas (2003 Haymarket/Strand)

    1,241 A Little Bit of Fluff (1915 Criterion)

    1,230+ Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (2002 London Palladium)

    1,231 Sailor Beware (1955 Strand)

    1,209 Chess (1986 Prince Edward)

    1,200+ Annie (1978 - 3 1/2 years Victoria Palace)

    1,200+ Crazy For You (over 3 years) (1993 Prince Edward)

    1,200+ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (opened 1956 to 1959 Comedy)

    1,200+ Grease (3 years) (1993 Dominion-transferred to Cambridge)

    1,184 Beyond the Fringe (1957 Fortune-transferred to Mayfair)

    1,180 Daisy Pulls It Off (1983 Gielgud)

    1,152+ The Real Thing (1982 Strand)

    1,152+ Return to the Forbidden Planet (1989 Cambridge)

    1,152 Philanthropist (1970 Mayfair – transferred from Royal Court)

    1,152 Oliver (1977 New - revival)

    1,152 Suddenly at Home (1971 Mayfair – transferred from Fortune)

    1,152 Sleuth (1970 St. Martin’s – moved to Garrick)

    1,150+ Stepping Out (1984 Duke of York)

    1,128 Godspell (1971 Wyndhams)

    1,075 Chinese Honeymoon (1901 Strand)

    1,064 There’s a Girl in My Soup (1966 Gielgud)

    1,049 Romance (1915 Duke of Yorks - Revival)

    1,047 Romance (1911 Lyric)

    1,044 Whistle Down the Wind (1998 Aldwych)

    1,040 Sunset Boulevard ( )

    *1,040 (as of closing Mar 28/10) Hairspray (2007 Shaftesbury)

    1,040 Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (40th Anniversary March 1, 2008) - (1991 London Palladium)

    1,040 *Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (40th Anniversary March 1, 2008) - (1997 New London)

    1,038 West Side Story (1958 Her Majesty’s)

    1,029 Otherwise Engaged (1975 Queens)

    1,022 Perchance to Dream (1945 Hippodrome)

    *1,000+ Wicked (as of Feb 14/09 mat) (2006 Apollo Victoria)

    *1,000+ Grease (revival) (2007 Piccadilly)

    1,000+ Quiet Weekend (1941 Wyndhams)

    1,000+ London Laughs (1952 Adelphi)

    978 Irene (1976 Adelphi)

    969 Dancing Years (1940 Adelphi)

    969 A Chorus Line (1976 Drury Lane)

    967 Bitter Sweet (1929 Her Majestys)

    948 Robert and Elizabeth (1964 Lyric)

    937+ The Producers (2004 Theatre Royal Drury Lane)

    931 Dorothy (1886 Gaiety)

    926 The King and I (1953 Theatre Royal Drury Lane)

    904 Billy (1974 Drury Lane)

    903 A Chorus Line (1976 Drury Lane)

    902+ Spamalot (as of closing Jan 2/09 - opened Oct 2006 (2006 Palace)

    897 Fings Ain’t What They Used T’Be (1960 Garrick)

    894 Singin’ in the Rain (1983 Palladium)

    886 Bless the Bride (1947 Adelphi)

    869 How the Other Half Loves (1972 Lyric)

    863 Shop at Sly Corner (1945 St. Martins)

    856+ Sound of Music (revival) (2007 London Palladium)

    851 Rose Marie (1925 Theatre Royal)

    839 King’s Rhapsody (1949 Palace)

    *1,000 (Mar 4/09) 39 Steps (2006 Tricycle/Criterion) (2nd year)

    *832+ Jersey Boys (2008 Prince Edward)

    832+ Grease (2010 Piccadilly)(2nd anniv March 18/10)

    832+ Dancing in the Streets (2005 Cambridge,Aldwych,Playhouse) - closing July 14/07

    832+ Bombay Dreams (2002 Apollo Victoria)

    832 Song of Norway (1946 )

    824 Little Shop of Horrors (1983 Comedy)

    811 The Better ‘Ole (1917 Oxford Music Hall)

    809 The Arcadians (1909 Shaftesbury)

    802 South Pacific (1951 Theatre Royal Drury Lane)

    801 The Boy (1917 Adelphi)

    800+ Song and Dance (1982 London Palladium)

    800+ Beauty and the Beast (1997 Dominion)

    800+ Crazy Gang (1947 to 1962 – each of their shows over 800 performances)

    800 Dirtiest Show in Town (1971 Duchess)

    795 Song and Dance (1982 Palace)

    794 Hello Dolly (1965 Theatre Royal Drury Lane)

    785 The Private Secretary (1884 Princes)

    778 San Toy (1899 Daly’s)

    778 The Merry Widow (1907 Daly’s)

    778+ Smokey Joe’s Café (1996 Prince of Wales)

    768+ The King and I (2000 London Palladium)

    768+ Secret Diary of Adrian Mole (1984 Wyndhams)

    768+ Lettice and Lovage (1987 Gielgud)

    768+ Shirley Valentine (1989 Duke of York)

    768+ Five Finger Exercise (1994 Comedy)

    768+ Steaming (1981 Comedy)

    768+ Children of a Lesser God (1981 Mermaid – transferred to Albery)

    768+ Rose Marie (1925 Theatre Royal Drury Lane)

    768+ Educating Rita (1980 Piccadilly)

    768+ Martin Guerre (1996 Prince Edward)

    768+ My Fair Lady (1979 Adelphi-Revival)

    768+ Rent (1998 Shaftesbury)

    768+ Night and Day (Phoenix)

    768+ Spider’s Web (1954 Savoy)

    768 Let’s Get Laid (1974 Windmill)

    768 Move Over Mrs. Markham (1970 Vaudeville)

    768 Barnum (1981 London Palladium – longest run in their history)

    768 No Medals (1944 Vaudeville)

    768 Great Waltz (1970 Drury Lane)

    768 San Toy (1899 Daly’s)

    768 Man Most Likely To (1968 Vaudeville)

    768 Ipi Tombi (1978 Whitehall)

    768 Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (revival) (2003 New London)

    762 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1963 Strand)

    760 The Geisha (1896 Daly’s)

    747 The Lilac Domino (1918 Lyric)

    733 At the Drop of a Hat (1957 Fortune)

    729 A Country Girl (1902 Daly’s)

    726 Separate Tables (1954 St. James)

    723 Joy Bells (1919 Hippodrome)

    711 Seven Days Leave (1917 Lyceum)

    710 Peg O’ My Heart (1914 Comedy)

    705 Le Cloches de Corneville/Chimes of Normandy (1878 Folly)

    704 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1963 Strand)

    698 Get a Load of This (1941 Hippodrome)

    697 The Belle of New York (1898 Shaftesbury)

    695+ Chicago (2006 Cambridge-revival)

    694 Pickwick Papers (1963 Saville)

    687 Grab Me a Gondola (1954 Lyric)

    685 Brigadoon (1949 His Majestys)

    684 Kismet (1955 Stoll)

    684 Sweet Lavender (1888 Terrys)

    677 Half a Sixpence (1963 Cambridge)

    675 The Toreador (1901 Gaiety)

    673 The Great Adventure (1913 Kingsway)

    672 The Mikado (1885 Savoy)

    667 They’re Playing Our Song (1980 Shaftsbury)

    665+ Blue Man Group (2005 New London)

    665 No, No, Nanette ( )

    665 Woman in White (as of closing Feb 25/06) (2004 Palace)

    665 Under the Counter (1945 Phoenix)

    665 Potash and Perlmutter (1914 Queens)

    655 No No Nanette (1925 Palace)

    650 White Horse Inn (1931 Coliseum)

    648 Kismet (1955 Stoll)

    648 Zig-Zag (1917 Hippodrome)

    645 Our Flat (1889 Opera Comique)

    636 Our Miss Gibbs (1909 Gaiety)

    626 Lilac Time (1922 Lyric)

    626 Yes, Uncle! (1917 Prince of Wales)

    625 Box O’ Tricks (1908 London Hippodrome)

    621 The Catch of the Season (1904 Vaudeville)

    617 Bunty Pulls the Strings (1911 Haymarket)

    612 Buzz, Buzz (1918 Vaudeville)

    609 Jerry Springer - The Opera (Battersea Arts Centre, moved 2003 National's Lyttelton, 2004 transferred to Cambridge Theatre)

    607 Waltzes From Vienna (1931 Alhambra)

    607 Milestones (1912 Royalty)

    603 Chicago (1979 Crucible; transferred to Cambridge)

    598 The Naughty Wife (1918 Playhouse)

    595 Right Honorable Gentleman (1964 Her Majesty's)

    594 Love From Judy (1951 Saville)

    593 A Runaway Girl (1898 Gaiety)

    588 Pajama Game (1955 London Coliseum)

    584 The Man Who Stayed at Home (1914 Royalty)

    579 When Knights Were Bold (1907 Wyndhams)

    578 Nothing But the Truth (1918 Savoy)

    578 Patience (1881 Opera Comique, Savoy)

    576+ Run For Your Wife (1989 Whitehall – transferred to Aldwych 1990)

    576+ Jolson (1995 Victoria Palace)

    576+ 84 Charing Cross Road (1981 New Ambassadors)

    576+ They’re Playing Our Song (1980 Shaftesbury)

    576+ Two Into One (1984 Shaftesbury)

    576 Lord Richard in the Pantry (1919 Criterion)

    576 La Pouppee (1897 Prince of Wales)

    574 Going Up (1918 Gaiety)

    572 Follow the Girls (1945 His Majesty’s)

    571 H.M.S. Pinafore (1878 Opera Comique)

    570 Balalaika (1936 Adelphi)

    568 Blitz (1962 Adelphi)

    566 Carousel (1950 Theatre Royal Drury Lane)

    562 The Bing Boys on Broadway (1918 Alhambra)

    560 Promises Promises (1969 Prince of Wales)

    559 The Orchid (1903 Gaiety)

    556(?) Rent (revival) (2007 Duke of York) (Oct 15/07 to Feb 2/08)

    555 Guys and Dolls (1953 London Coliseum)

    555 The Pink Dominos (1877 Criterion)

    554 The Gondoliers (1889 Savoy)

    553 Floradora (1901 ?)

    550 Intimacy at 8:30 (1954 Criterion)

    550 Niobe (1892 Strand)

    550 The Colonel (1881 Prince of Wales)

    546 The Shop Girl (1894 Gaiety)

    544 Zip Goes a Million (1951 Palace)

    544 A Message From Mars (1899 Avenue)

    536 The Quaker Girl (1910 Adelphi)

    531 A Night Out (1896 Vaudeville)

    529 Mr. Cinders (1929 Adelphi)

    522 Follies (1987 Shaftesbury)

    520 How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1963 Shaftesbury)

    518 Camelot (1964 Theatre Royal Drury Lane)

    514 Lady of the Rose (1922 Daly’s)

    514 Daddy Long Legs (1916 Duke of Yorks)

    512 Under Your Hat (1938 Palace)

    512 Harbour Lights (1885 Adelphi)

    511 Walker, London (1892 Toole’s)

    504 Witches of Eastwick (2000 Theatre Royal Drury Lane, moved 2001 to Prince of Wales)

    503 Theodore and Co (1916 Gaiety)

    502 Gay’s the Word (1951 Saville)

    502 Madame Favart (1879 Strand)

    501 Maggie May (1964 Adelphi)

    501 Kiss Me Kate (1951 London Coliseum)

    500 The Chocolate Soldier (1910 Lyric)

    500 Co-Optimists (1921 Royalty)

    497 Circus Girl (1896 Gaiety)

    495 Veronique (1904 Apollo)

    495 Music Man (1961 Adelphi)

    492 Lord of the Rings (as of closing July 19/08) (2007 Theatre Royal Drury Lane)

    492 Lisbon Story (1943 Hippodrome)

    490+ (closes Jan 2/10) Cage aux Folles (revival) (2008 Playhouse

    486 Call Me Madam (1952 London Coliseum)

    485 Stop the World I Want to Get Off (1961 Queens)

    480 Vagabond King (1927 Winter Garden)

    480 French Maid (1897 Terry’s)

    478 Stop the World I Want to Get Off (1961 Queen’s)

    478 Paint Your Wagon (1953 Her Majestys)

    477 By Candlelight (1928 Prince of Wales

    476 Sweet Charity (1967 Prince of Wales)

    472 Richard of Bordeaux (1933 Albery)

    469 Madame Pompadour (1923 Daly’s)

    469 On Approval (1927 Fortune)

    468 Come Spy With Me (1966 Whitehall)

    466 Olivette (1880 Strand)

    466 Abraham Lincoln (1919 Lyric Hammersmith)

    464 Flower Drum Song (1960 Palace)

    462 Four Musketeers (1967 Royal)

    462 Miss Hook of Holland (1907 Prince of Wales)

    460 Tonight’s the Night (1915 Gaiety)

    455 Floradora (1899 Lyric)

    451? The Beautiful Game (2000 Cambridge)

    443 Mame (1969 Theatre Royal Drury Lane)

    432 Desert Song (1927 Drury Lane)

    432 Girl From Kays (1902 Apollo)

    429 Messenger Boy (1900 Gaiety)

    427 Tulip Time (1935 Alhambra)

    *425+ (1 year Mar 23/10) Priscilla Queen of the Desert (2009 Palace Theatre)

    425 Right Honorable Gentleman (17 mos) (1964 Her Majestys)

    423 Little Me (Revival) (1984 Prince of Wales)

    423 Yeoman of the Guard (1888 Savoy)

    421 Little Christopher Columbus (1893 Lyric)

    417 Free as Air (1957 Savoy)

    416+ Spamalot (Oct 17/07) (2006 Palace)

    416+*Dirty Dancing (Oct 24/06) (2006 Aldwych)

    416+ Stomp (2002 Vaudeville)

    416 Belle of Mayfair (1906 Vaudeville)

    415 Pal Joey (Revival) (1980 Albery)

    413 Gaiety Girl (1893 Prince of Wales)

    412+ Taboo (2002 Venue)

    411 Very Good Eddie (Revival) (1976 Piccadilly)

    410 I Love My Wife (1977 Prince of Wales)

    406 Little Night Music (1975 Adelphi)

    404 Where’s Charley (1958 Palace)

    401 Lady Behave (1941 His Majesty’s)

    401 Girl Friend (1927 Palace)

    401 Spring Chicken (1905 Gaiety)

    401 Little Michus (1905 Daly’s)

    400+ Monsieur Beaucaire (1902 Comedy)

    400+ Black-Eyed Susan (1866 Royalty)

    350 Brief Encounter (closed Nov 16/08) (2007 Cinema on Haymarket)

    310+ Fiddler on the Roof (revival) (2006 Crucible/Savoy)

    301 La Cage aux Folles (1986 London Palladium)

    280+ King Kong (from South Africa) (1961 Princes -now Shaftesbury)

    280 Zorro (closed Mar 13/09) (2008 Garrick)

    254 Ever Green (1930 Adelphi)

    252 Sail Away (1962 Savoy)

    *245+ Oliver (revival Rowan Atkinson)(2008 Drury Lane)

    245 In Dahomey (1903 ?)

    105+ God of Carnage (2008 Gielgud)

    *100 (as of Nov 29/09) An Inspector Calls (revival) (2009 Novello/Wyndams)

    100 Never Forget (Aug 1/08) (2008 Savoy/Lyric)

    100 (as of closing Nov 29/09 Shawshank Redemption (2009 Wyndhams)

    LONG RUNS IN TORONTO

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    The totals for number of performances do not include previews. Most shows generally play eight performances a week, or about 416 performances per year.

    number of performances, in this case, are approximates

    9000+ The Mousetrap - opened Aug. 19, 1977 - closing January 18, 2004 after 26 1/2 years (1977 Toronto Truck Theatre, "over 9,000 performances" (as of July 14/03)

    4226 Phantom of the Opera (Sept 20,1989-Oct 31,1999 Pantages over 10 years)

    2340+ (as of May 22/05) Mamma Mia (2000 Royal Alex)- opened May 23, 2000 -run of 5 years - closing May 22/05 - city's 2nd longest running musical next to Phantom of the Opera - longest running show in the Royal Alexandra's 97 year history

    *3634 (as of May 1/05) Tony and Tina’s Wedding – now in 8th year(Second City,Holiday Inn)

    2340+ Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (1992 to 1997 Elgin)

    1,872+ Forever Plaid (1996 New Yorker – 4 years)

    2,000+ Mamma Mia (2000 Royal Alex)

    1,878+ Lion King - opened April 25, 2000 (2000 Princess of Wales)- closing Sept 28/03

    936+ Cats (1985 Elgin – 2 years)

    936+ Beauty and the Beast (1995 Princess of Wales)

    936+ Miss Saigon (1993 to 1995 Princess of Wales)

    936+ Crazy For You (1994 Royal Alexandra – 2 years)

    788 We Will Rock You (2 years Mar 14/09 - closes June 28/09)(2007 Canon Theatre/Panasonic)

    624+ Blue Man Group (18 mos) (2005 Panasonic)

    600 Dirty Dancing (as of closing Apr 5/09- opened Apr 23/08 (75 weeks) (2007 Royal Alexandra)

    585+ Les Miserables (15 mos)(1989 Royal Alexandra)

    573 Evil Dead - the Musical (total performances) (2003 Transac, 2007 Deisel Playhouse)

    *552 (as of closing Jan 10/10) Sound of Music (2008 Princess of Wales (69 weeks-record for revival)

    477+ Hair (1969 Royal Alexandra)

    476 Menopause Out Loud! (Jan 20/07)(2006 Capital Event Theatre/Panasonic)

    468 (1st Anniversary as of June 28/06) Blue Man Group (2005 New Yorker)

    429+ Sunset Boulevard (1995 Ford Centre for the Performing Arts – Oct 1995 to Aug 19/96

    *416+ Jersey Boys (1st ann Aug 21/09) (2008 Toronto Centre for the Arts)

    400 Angels in America (1996 Canadian Stage – 50 weeks)

    331 The Producers (331 performances as of posted closing date Sept 5/04) (2003 Canon)

    312+ Rent (1997 Royal Alexandra – 8 months)

    312+ Cookin' at the Cookery (2003 Bluma Appel, 2004 transferred to New Yorker)

    264 Hairspray (2004 Princess of Wales - 33 wks-as of closing Nov. 28/04)

    256 Lord of the Rings (as of closing) (2006 Princess of Wales)

    234+ Me and My Girl (Royal Alexandra)

    234+ A Chorus Line (1976 Royal Alexandra)

    234+ Aspects of Love (1991 Elgin – 6 months)

    195+ Ragtime - Dec 1996 to Apr 1997 (1996 Ford Centre for the Performing Arts)

    195+ Jolson, The Musical (1997 Royal Alexandra)

    180+ Poor Super Man (20 Weeks) (1995 Canadian Stage)

    156+ Showboat - Tony Award Best Musical Revival (1994 Ford Centre for the Performing Arts – closed Oct 1995)

    162+ Oleanna (1995 Canadian Stage – 18 weeks)

    156+ Puppetry of the Penis (2001 New Yorker– August 21, 2001 to December 22/01)

    156+ Urinetown (2004 Bluma Appel)

    117+ I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (1997 New Yorker)

    117+ 2 Pianos 4 Hands (1998 Royal Alexandra)

    117+ Kiss of the Spider Woman (1992 St. Lawrence Centre)

    117+ Jane Eyre (1996 Royal Alexandra)

    117+ Vagina Monologues (2000 Music Hall/2001 New Yorker)

    81+ Outrageous (2000 Canadian Stage - 9 weeks)

    78+ Buddy (1997 Princess of Wales)

    78+ The Who’s Tommy (1995 Elgin)

    78+ Fosse (1998 Ford Centre for the Performing Arts – July 16 to Aug 29)

    78+ Glass Menagerie (1997 Royal Alexandra)

    63+ Blood Brothers (1993 Royal Alexandra + return visit)

    54+ Sunday Father (6 weeks)(2003 Canadian Stage)

    Other Long Runs in Canada

    *3,000 +Broue (Brew) - Guinness World Record - for longest running play with the original cast (premiered 1977 at Theatre des Voyagements, continued at various venues)

    *2,552 Anne of Green Gables (1965 Confederation Centre of the Arts, Halifax) as of 2009 – 44 years (based on 58 perf per season)

    LONG RUNS IN PARIS, FRANCE

    1,250 Rose Marie (1925 ?)

    905 Le Chanteur de Mexico (1951 Chatelet)

    962 Irma La Douce (1956 & 1967) Theatre de l'Athenee/Theatre Gramont)

    572 Mediterranee (1955 Chatelet)

    500 + Miss Helyett (1890 Bouffes-Parisiens)

    476 Rose de France (1933 Chatelet)

    450 + Pas Sur La Bouche (1925 Nouveautes)

    415 Rose de Noel (1958 Chatelet)

    411 La Fille de Madame Angot (1873 Folies Dramatiques)

    307 Au Soleil de Mexique (1935 Chatelet)

    LONG RUNS IN VIENNA, AUSTRIA

    650 Der Orlow (1925 Theater an der Wein)

    650+ Das Dreimaderlhaus (1916 Raimundtheater)

    533 Die Csardas Furstin (1915 Johann Strauss)

    427 Ein Walzerstraum (1907 Carl Theater)

    422 Die Rose von Stambul (1916 Theater an der Wein)

    400+ Die Lustige Witwe (1905 Theater an der Wein)

    374 Grafin Maritza (1924 Theater an der Wein)

    353 Die Bajadere (1921 Carltheatre)

    333 Die Blaue Mazur (1928 Theater an der Wein)

    LONG RUNS IN BERLIN, GERMANY

    *3,360 (*ran over decade in repertory) Der Liebe Augustin (1912 Neues)

    450 Drei Alte Schachteln (1917 Nollendorfplatz)

    400+ Im Weissen Rossl (1930 Grosses Schausspielhaus)

    400+ Der Lustige Witwe (1906 Berliner)

    300 Die Frau Im Hermelein (1919 Westens)

    LONG RUNS IN MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

    Courtesy of Graeme McBain, Melbourne

    Updated June 23, 2009

    The totals for number of performances do not include previews. Most shows generally play eight performances a week, or about 416 performances per year.

    1048 Phantom of the Opera (1990 Princess)

    730 My Fair Lady (1959 Her Majestys)

    467 Godspell (1971 Playbox)

    465 Beauty and the Beast (1995 Princess)

    464 Wicked (2008 Regent)

    *453 Jersey Boys - closes July 25/10 (2009 Princess)

    441 Mamma Mia (2001 Princess)

    413 Cats (1987 Her Majestys)

    385 Sound of Music (1961 Princess)

    367 The Lion King (2005 Regent)

    341 Les Miserables (1989 Princess)

    333 South Pacific (1952 Her Majestys)

    326 Annie Get Your Gun (1947 Her Majestys)

    310 Hair (1971 Metro)

    271 Sunset Boulevard (1996 Regent)

    256 How to Succeed in Business (1963 Her Majestys)

    255 Camelot (1964 Her Majestys)

    255 Producers (2004 Princess)

    245 Charlie Girl (1971 Her Majestys)

    242 Irene (1974 Her Majestys)

    239 Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (2007 Regent)

    239 Black and White Minstrel Show (1962 Tivoli)

    238 We Will Rock You (2003 Regent)

    236 Oklahoma (1949 Her Majestys)

    232 42nd Street (1993 Her Majestys)

    230 King and I (1962 Princess)

    222 Desert Song (1928 Her Majestys)

    221 Boy From Oz (1999 Princess)

    210 Phantom of the Opera (1997 Princess)

    209 Phantom of the Opera (revival) (2007 Princess)

    207 Billy Elliot (2008 Her Majesty's)

    207 Les Miserables (1998 Princess)

    202 O’Brien Girl (1922 Princess)

    194 Chorus Line (1978 Her Majestys)

    190 Fiddler on the Roof (1967 Her Majestys)

    188 Brigadoon (1951 Her Majestys)

    180 Menopause, the Musical (Comedy/Her Majestys)

    176 Kiss Me Kate (1952 Her Majestys)

    170 Can Can (1955 Her Majestys)

    168 Dirty Dancing (Princess Theatre)

    168 Hello Dolly (1965 Her Majestys)

    158 Oliver (1961 Her Majestys)

    157 Guys and Dolls (revival) (2008 Princess Theatre)

    152 Mame (1968 Her Majestys)

    151 Monty Python's Spamalot (2007 Her Majestys)

    145 Pippin (1974 Her Majestys)

    144 Man of La Mancha (1967 Comedy)

    143 Pajama Game (1957 Her Majestys)

    142 Paint Your Wagon (1954 Her Majestys)

    138 Sound of Music (2000 Princess)

    138 Gypsy (1975 Her Majestys)

    138 Carnival (1962 Her Majestys)

    137 Bye Bye Birdie (1961 Her Majestys)

    136 Song of Norway (1950 Her Majestys)

    135 Miss Saigon (2007 Her Majestys)

    134 West Side Story (1994 Princess)

    127 Singing in the Rain (2001 Regent)

    126 Rent (1999 Comedy)

    121 Chicago (revival) (2009 Her Majestys)

    83 Mum's the Word (Comedy)

    LONG RUNS IN SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

    The totals for number of performances do not include previews. Most shows generally play eight performances a week, or about 416 performances per year.

    424 *Billy Elliot: The Musical (as of closing Nov 23/08) (2007 Capitol)

    385 Priscilla Queen of the Desert (2006 Lyric)

    Lion King

    Dirty Dancing

    210 The Producers

    Dusty (Lyric)

    Boy From Oz

    70 Titanic (Theatre Royal)


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