A Look at the 22 Broadway Musicals That Closed on Opening Night

Photo Features   A Look at the 22 Broadway Musicals That Closed on Opening Night
 
From 1943–2008; take a look back at the shows that opened and closed on Broadway on the same day.
Daniel David, Tom Elias, and Mark File in <i>Cleavage</i>
Daniel David, Tom Elias, and Mark File in Cleavage

Broadway history is littered with ups and downs. There’s little to match the high of an opening night, and not much to meet the low of a show’s final performance. But what about when both of those come on the same day?

Since Oklahoma! re-defined the modern musical in 1943, there have been 22 musicals that have closed on opening night, and we’re taking a look back at each one.

Flip through photos of the 22 shows below:

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