Promises, Promises

Promises, Promises
Theatre: Broadway
Status: Closed
(March 28, 2010 - January 02, 2011 )
  • Rehearsal: February 8, 2010
  • Preview: March 28, 2010
  • Open: April 25, 2010
  • Close: January 2, 2011
Musical - Revival
Running Time: 2hrs 40mins

Based on the 1960 Academy Award®-winning Billy Wilder film The Apartment that starred Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine, PROMISES, PROMISES tells the story of the Consolidated Life Insurance Company and Chuck Baxter, one of its charming young employees. In an effort to advance at the company, Chuck lends executives his apartment for their extramarital romantic trysts. But things become slightly complicated when Fran Kubelik, the object of Chuck's affection, becomes the mistress of one of his executives.

For The Record:

“Promises, Promises” opened on Dec 1, 1968 at the Shubert under the auspices of David Merrick.  Robert Moore directed and Michael Bennett choreographed a cast which featured Jerry Orbach (Chuck) & Jill O’Hara (Fran).

Total Gross: $42,951,936
Average Weekly Gross: $1,047,608
Total Attendance: 475,458
Average Weekly Attendance: 86%

Staff & Creative Team

Company Manager:

Laura Kirspel

Casting Director:

Tara Rubin Casting


Type A Marketing

Press Agent:

The Hartman Group

Interactive Marketing:

Arts Meets Commerce

Production Stage Manager:

Michael J Passaro

Book Writer:

Neil Simon


Hal David

Director & Choreographer:

Rob Ashford


Scott Pask


Bruce Pask


Donald Holder


Chuck Baxter 03/28/2010 - 01/02/2011
Fran Kubelik 03/28/2010 - 01/02/2011
J.D. Sheldrake 03/28/2010 - 01/02/2011
Marge MacDougall  03/28/2010 - 10/10/2010
Dr. Dreyfuss 03/28/2010 - 01/02/2011
Mr. Dobitch 03/28/2010 - 01/02/2011
Mike Kirkeby 03/28/2010 - 01/02/2011
Mr. Eichelberger 03/28/2010 - 01/02/2011