An independent show guide not a venue or show. All tickets 100% guaranteed, some are resale, prices may be above face value. We're an independent show guide not a venue or show. We sell primary, discount and resale tickets, all 100% guaranteed prices may be above face value. We are an independent show guide not a venue or show. We sell primary, discount and resale tickets, all 100% guaranteed and they may be priced above or below face value.

You are viewing a past performance of 42nd Street

Unfortunately, we don't have any information about upcoming performances of this show. Maybe we can interest you with something similar from the options below...


Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, 906 Grand Blvd #11, Kansas City, MO 64106

42nd Street Poster

42nd Street

Closed May 7, 2017

A new staging from the creators of the 2001 Tony winning revival

Why See 42nd Street?

Come and Meet Those Dancing Feet!

The spectacular 42nd Street is heading out on tour. A knowing look into the world of Broadway, this show revolves around the attempts of theatre director Julian Marsh to stage a lavish musical during the Great Depression. Full of dancing girls and grand set designs, this touring production is helmed by the same team who staged the 2001 Tony-winning Broadway revival, Mark Bramble and Randy Skinner. The score, by Al Dubin and Harry Warren, features classics such as We're in the Money and I Only Have Eyes For You.

Now 42nd Street may seem like a show straight from Broadway's golden age, but it's actually only a throwback. While it is based on the 1933 movie of the same name (which was choreographed by Busby Berkeley), the stage adaptation didn't appear until 1980. One of the few shows to be based on an original movie musical, it was a long-running hit and won two Tony Awards.

What is 42nd Street About?

The year is 1933, and Broadway's newest show, Pretty Lady, is auditioning. Pennsylvania native Peggy Sawyer has just arrived in the city and is desperate for a shot at the big time. She's initially rejected by the show's choreographer, but the director Julian Marsh decides to hire her after witnessing her impromptu routine for some of the other dancers. So Peggy steps into the backstage drama of a big Broadway musical, a showbiz world that's full of prima donnas past their prime, scandalous affairs between co-stars and dictatorial directors.

show content hide content

Additional Information


Opening night: 2 May 2017

Run time

2 hours and 40 minutes, including an intermission

Cast and Creative


Clara Cox as Peggy Sawyer
Matthew Taylor as Julian Marsh
Kara Gibson Slocum as Dorothy Brock
Gerrianne Genga as Maggie Jones
Steven Bidwell as Bert Barry
Connor Coughlin as Billy Lawler
Todd Fenstermaker as Pat Denning
David Scott Curtis as Abner Dillon (through mid January - date TBA)
Chris Carsten as Abner Dillon (from mid January - date TBA)

Ensemble: Allison Blanchard, Brittany Cattaruzza, Katy Corbus, Beatrice Crosbie, Kahlia Davis, Mallory Davis, Tricia DeSario, Tim Fuchs, Dejah Gibbs, Kiley Hinkle, Devin Holloway, Isaac Jankowski, Alex Johnson, Tommy Joscelyn, Elise Kowalick, Yui Matsuzaki, Megan McLaughlin, Georgina Moore, Carlos Morales, Mallory Nolting, Rob Ouellette, Joshua Schwartz, Christina Slaton, and Andrew Winans.


Directed by Mark Bramble
Book by Michael Stewart & Mark Bramble
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Choreographed by Randy Skinner

What you thought

1 reviews, average rating: (5.0 Stars)

5.0 star rating

Rita: “Fabulous show”

Singers, dancers, great songs all combined to make this a fantastic show.... more

Read all reviews Write a review


Venue home

Venue home







Additional Information

seating chart
SeatingSeating map

Spread the word

Sound good to you? Share this page on social media and let your friends know about 42nd Street at Muriel Kauffman Theatre.

Keep up to date

I want email news and updates for events in my area! Read how we protect your data.

Please note: The term Muriel Kauffman Theatre and/or 42nd Street as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other trademarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the Muriel Kauffman Theatre and/or 42nd Street and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the Muriel Kauffman Theatre and/or 42nd Street and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.