Each Thursday, #ThrowbackThursday brings you another memorable moment from Broadway’s past.
This week, we rewind the clock to August of 1986.
- Rags opened at the Mark Hellinger Theatre (now the Times Square Church) on August 21st, 1986.
- The show ran for 18 previews and 4 performances before closing on August 23rd, 1986.
- Despite its short run, it was nominated for five Tony Awards, including Best Musical.
- Rags featured a cast filled with Broadway stars like Larry Kert, Judy Kuhn, Dick Latessa, Terrence Mann, and Lonny Price.
Below, check out footage from Rags‘ performance at the 1987 Tony Awards!