Born Yesterday was first produced on Broadway in 1946, where it ran for an impressive 1,642 performances. The play was made into a successful 1950 movie starring Judy Holliday (who also originated her role in the stage production). The work was revived on Broadway in 1989 at the 46th Street Theatre, where it ran for 153 performances and starred Ed Asner and Madeline Kahn. Born Yesterday was most recently revived a second time, in a production starring Jim Belushi, Nina Arianda and Robert Sean Leonard. The production was nominated for two Tony Awards, including Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play and Best Costume Design of a Play. Find great Born Yesterday tickets at TicketNetwork.
Born Yesterday follows three major characters: Harry Brock, a corrupt businessman; Harry's unsuspecting girlfriend, Billie Dawn; and a journalist, Paul Verrall. Harry hires Paul to educate Billie so that she doesn't jeopardize his business dealings, but as the lessons continue, Billie begins to realize that Harry may not be such a great guy. Find out what happens with Born Yesterday tickets.