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Dancin

Posted on February 13, 2019

On this day in 1978, the pre-Broadway tryout of Bob Fosse’s DANCIN’ played its first performance at the Colonial. It was during rehearsals for this show that Fosse famously chipped the onyx table in the Ladies’ Lounge while demonstrating a new tap routine. The table has been considered good luck ever since. The show also found itself in Boston during the notorious Blizzard of ‘78 and the aftermath of that storm.