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!
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