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Thu, Mar 22, 2018 8:00pm –


New York City Center
131 W 55th St
New York  New York  10019
United States

Grand Hotel, the Musical

A faded ballerina, a cat burglar posing as a Count, a businessman facing certain ruin, and a young secretary all-too-eager to become an American film star are all trapped by history, as the world careens into a great depression, and the revolving door keeps turning.

Only a tiny handful of Broadway shows have gone through the birth pangs that accompanied the creation of Grand Hotel, The Musical, and survived to tell the tale. First produced in 1958 under the title At the Grand, it played an ignominious out-of-town tryout and was scrapped in California. In the late ’80s the visionary director and choreographer Tommy Tune removed it from the scrap pile and re-tooled it for Broadway. Tune called in the cavalry. Maury Yeston wrote some additional songs and Peter Stone helped reorganize the book.

The show was a hit—a kind of fever dream of life at the end of the Weimer Era at Berlin’s most glamorous crossroads.

Tickets are available only to current Columbia students, faculty, and staff, and can be purchased both online and in person at the TIC in Lerner Hall lobby.

All tickets must be picked up at the TIC with a current CUID. There is a limit of 2 tickets per CUID per show.