42nd Street

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Weekday Matinee Series

42nd Street

Venue Raffertys Theatre
Dates 18 July 2016

When revered Broadway director Julian Marsh (Warner Baxter) falls on hard times with both his health and his finances, he helms an ambitious musical as a final production before his retirement. His lead actress, Dorothy Brock (Bebe Daniels), is torn between two loves – the show’s wealthy backer, Abner Dillon (Guy Kibbee), and the earnest but penniless actor Pat Denning (George Brent) – while aspiring young performer Peggy Sawyer (Ruby Keeler) waits in the wings, hoping for her big break.

Tickets include tea and biscuits served from 10am

Year: 1933
Classification: G
Distributor: Roadshow

Dates & Times:
Monday 18 July 10:30am


Warner Baxter
Ruby Keeler
Dick Powell
Ginger Rogers


Directed by
Lloyd Bacon
Busby Berkeley (Musical numbers)

Produced by
Darryl F. Zanuck (Uncredited)

Written by
Rian James
James Seymour
Whitney Bolton (Uncredited)

Based on 42nd Street (1932 novel) by
Bradford Ropes

Music by
Harry Warren (Music)
Al Dubin (Lyrics)

Cinematography by
Sol Polito

Edited by
Thomas Pratt
Frank Ware


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Ticket Prices

Sidekicks Adult $12
Sidekicks Concession $9
Adult $15
Concession $12
F/T Student $12
Child Under 16 $10

Transaction fees apply

Phone $4.60
Web $3.60
Counter $2.60
Screen $1.65
School Bookings $4.00

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