History of a Chorus Line

  • 1974

    January 18 – First Tape Session with 22 dancers
    August-September – First Workshop

  • 1975

    January-February – Second Workshop
    April 16 – First off-Broadway Preview (The Public Theater – Estelle R. Newman Theater)
    May 21 – Original Broadway Opening Night
    June 3 – Columbia records Original Cast Album
    July 13 – Final off-Broadway Performance (101 performances)
    July 25 – First Broadway Performance, Shubert Theatre
    October 19 – Press Opening

  • 1976

    March 23 – A Chorus Line receives 12 Tony Award nominations
    April 19 – A Chorus Line wins 9 Tony Awards
    May 3 – Pulitzer Prize for Drama is awarded to A Chorus Line
    May 6 – National Company opens in San Francisco
    May 6 – International Company opens in Toronto
    July 1 – A Chorus Line opens in Los Angeles
    July 22 – A Chorus Line opens in London

  • 1977

    February 12 – A Chorus Line wins London Evening Standard “Best Musical” award
    April 7 – A Chorus Line wins five L.A. Drama Critics awards
    May 24 – Australian production opens in Sydney

  • 1983

    September 29 – A Chorus Line becomes longest running show in Broadway history, passing GREASE (3389th performance)

  • 1990

    February 21 – Joseph Papp announces closing
    April 28 – 6137th and final performance

  • 2005

    January 12 – John Breglio announces plans for a 2006 revival of A Chorus Line.

  • 2006

    July 23 – The 2006 Broadway production of A Chorus Line begins performances at The Curran Theatre in San Francisco, California.
    September 18 – The first preview of the 2006 Broadway production of A Chorus Line at the Schoenfeld Theatre in New York City.
    October 5 – Opening night on Broadway.

  • 2012

    A Chorus Line London announced.

  • 2013

    First performance of A Chorus Line in London since 1975.