The Cradle Will Rock did not open on Broadway today. Instead, it was shut down by the WPA’s Federal Theatre Project for reasons that may have been economic or, as Tim Robbins’s film of the same name suggests, motivated by issues of censorship. | NewMusicalsInc /* Mobile Menu Retract ---------------------------------*/

The Cradle Will Rock did not open on Broadway today. Instead, it was shut down by the WPA’s Federal Theatre Project for reasons that may have been economic or, as Tim Robbins’s film of the same name suggests, motivated by issues of censorship.