Strike Up the Band Off Broadway Musical Tickets

Strike Up the Band Tickets & Information

Theatre Row - The Lion Theatre

410 West 42nd Street

Between 9th and 10th Avenues

New York NY 10036 View on map

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Strike Up the Band Summary

Strike Up the Band (1930) is a musical with a book by Morrie Ryskind, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, and music by George Gershwin. The musical ran on Broadway in 1930 after the original book by George S. Kaufman was revised. The story satirizes America's taste for war: America declares war on Switzerland over a trivial trade issue. Songs: "Fletcher's American Chocolate Choral Society"; "I Mean to Say"; "Soon"; "Three Cheers for the Union"; "He Knows Milk"; "Strike Up the Band"; "Mademoiselle from New Rochelle"; "I've Got a Crush on You"; "(How About a Boy) Like Me?".

Strike Up the Band Creative Team

Author: Morrie Ryskind
Music: George Gershwin
Lyrics: Ira Gershwin
Director & Choreographer: Thomas Sabella-Mills
Producer: Musicals Tonight!

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Strike Up the Band Quick Facts

Running Time:

2 hours and 45 minutes, including intermission

Price Range


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Audience :

May be inappropriate for 10 and under.
Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

First Preview Date
March 12, 2013

Box Office Hours

Monday - Saturday: Noon - 6pm, Sunday: Noon - to curtain

There are no advance sales 1 hour before showtime!