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Date Of Birth:
June 21, 1903
Date Of Death:
January 20, 2003 (99)
Birth Place:
St. Louis, MO, USA
Gender: Male
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Al Hirschfeld News

Date of Birth: June 21, 1903
Date of Death: January 20, 2003 (99)
Birth Place: St. Louis, MO, USA
Gender: Male
Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: May 26, 2016Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: May 26, 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - May 26, 2016

Read on to catch up on this past week's trends: May 20-26, 2016. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: May 19, 2016Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: May 19, 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - May 19, 2016

Read on to catch up on this past week's trends: May 13-19, 2016. (more...)

All In! Second Annual Broadway Bets Raises $247,800 for BC/EFAAll In! Second Annual Broadway Bets Raises $247,800 for BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Theatre fans and Broadway's biggest behind-the-scenes players went 'all in' last night, May 16, 2016, at the second annual edition of BROADWAY BETS, Broadway's official poker tournament, raising a spectacular $247,800 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Bid On Signed Prints from 'On Broadway: From Rent to Revolution,' Support BC/EFABid On Signed Prints from 'On Broadway: From Rent to Revolution,' Support BC/EFA
by Michael Dale - May 13, 2016

The just-released book features classic Broadway poster art and never-before-published preliminary posters (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: May 12, 2016Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: May 12, 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - May 12, 2016

Read on to catch up on this past week's trends: May 6-12, 2016. (more...)

THE HUMANS, Jujamcyn, Disney & More to Sponsor BC/EFA's 2016 BROADWAY BETS BenefitTHE HUMANS, Jujamcyn, Disney & More to Sponsor BC/EFA's 2016 BROADWAY BETS Benefit
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Broadway's biggest behind-the-scenes players - from major theatre owners and advertisement agencies to production companies and producers - have grabbed seats at the table for Broadway Bets, Broadway's official poker tournament, on Monday, May 16, 2016. The evening is produced by and benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: May 5, 2016Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: May 5, 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - May 5, 2016

Read on to catch up on this past week's trends: April 15-21, 2016. (more...)

Can't Nab a Ticket? BC/EFA Will Host Tony Awards Viewing Party at Feinstein's/54 BelowCan't Nab a Ticket? BC/EFA Will Host Tony Awards Viewing Party at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

For those not lucky enough to be inside to the Beacon Theatre on Sunday, June 12, spend the evening at the second-best place to watch the Tony Awards and support Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS at the same time. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/4/16- SWEET CHARITYSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/4/16- SWEET CHARITY
by Stage Tube - May 4, 2016

Today in 2005, the second Broadway revival of Sweet Charity opened at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, where it ran for 279 performances. Sweet Charity is a musical with music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Dorothy Fields and book by Neil Simon. It was directed and choreographed for Broadway by Bob Fosse starring his wife and muse Gwen Verdon alongside John McMartin. The musical premiered on Broadway in 1966, where it was nominated for 12 Tony Awards, and also ran in the West End as well as having revivals and international productions. THe 2005 revival starred Christina Applegate in he title role. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Announces 2016 LineupJacob's Pillow Dance Festival Announces 2016 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Following the critical acclaim and record-breaking ticket sales and attendance of Festival 2015, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival will soon kick-off a new season of exciting programming featuring international artists, world premieres, an impressive number of engagements set to live music, and more than 200 free performances, talks, and exhibits. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: April 28, 2016Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: April 28, 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 28, 2016

Read on to catch up on this past week's trends: April 15-21, 2016. (more...)

A LITTLE TRAVELING MUSIC Set for The Triad, 5/16A LITTLE TRAVELING MUSIC Set for The Triad, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Kinky Boots' Eric Leviton and The Producers' Michael Kostroff reprise their Nightlife Award-winning comic cabaret show, 'A Little Traveling Music,' for one night at the Triad, at 158 W. 72nd Street, between Broadway and Columbus, on the 2nd floor. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: April 21, 2016Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: April 21, 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 21, 2016

Read on to catch up on this past week's trends: April 15-21, 2016. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: April 14, 2016Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: April 14, 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 14, 2016

Read on to catch up on this past week's trends: April 1-7, 2016. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Set Your DVR! BROADWAY BARES: ON DEMAND to Tackle the Boob Tube This JuneSTAGE TUBE: Set Your DVR! BROADWAY BARES: ON DEMAND to Tackle the Boob Tube This June
by Stage Tube - Apr 14, 2016

'Must see TV' never looked like this. Watch what happens when the immensely popular BROADWAY BARES tackles the boob tube in an unrivaled evening of sexy striptease production numbers, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Click below to watch a steamy promo for this year's edition! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/14/16- GUYS AND DOLLSSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/14/16- GUYS AND DOLLS
by Stage Tube - Apr 14, 2016

Today in 1992, the second Broadway revival of Guys and Dolls opened at the Martin Beck Theatre (now the Al Hirschfeld Theatre), where it ran for 1143 performances. Guys and Dolls is a musical with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows. It is based on 'The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown' and 'Blood Pressure', two short stories by Damon Runyon, and also borrows characters and plot elements from other Runyon stories, most notably 'Pick the Winner'. Premiering on Broadway in 1950, the original production ran for 1200 performances and won the Tony Award for Best Musical. The musical has had several Broadway and London revivals, as well as a 1955 film adaptation starring Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra and Vivian Blaine. (more...)

Carmen Ruby Floyd, Harriett D. Foy & Laiona Michelle Will Take Part in ADRLF DISCO BOWL SPRING FLINGCarmen Ruby Floyd, Harriett D. Foy & Laiona Michelle Will Take Part in ADRLF DISCO BOWL SPRING FLING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

On Sunday May 1, 2016, to kick off National Hepatitis Awareness month, the Al D. Rodriguez Liver Foundation (ADRLF) will host The Disco Bowl Spring Fling Benefit. The event will be hosted by the Emmy Award-winning television personality, Carson Kressley (Dancing with the Stars, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy); and will feature a disco-inspired musical performance by Broadway's sizzling Discoettes: After Midnight's Carmen Ruby Floyd, Amazing Grace's Harriett D. Foy, and Amazing Grace's Laiona Michelle. The Total Bent's Kenny Brawner will also perform with the Discoettes, including taking the lead on "YMCA." (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 10Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 10
by Audition Roundup - Apr 10, 2016

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 10, 2016 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE', THE BODYGUARD and More Set for Broadway Sacramento's 2016-17 Season'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE', THE BODYGUARD and More Set for Broadway Sacramento's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

California Musical Theatre announced the 2016-17 Broadway Sacramento season at the Community Center Theater, featuring four shows not previously presented in the series, one of which has been produced in the round at Music Circus a number of times but never before part of Broadway Sacramento. (more...)

Photo Coverage: KINKY BOOTS Cast Celebrates Three Fabulous Years on Broadway!Photo Coverage: KINKY BOOTS Cast Celebrates Three Fabulous Years on Broadway!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 7, 2016

Earlier this week, the hit musical Kinky Boots celebrated its three-year anniversary on Broadway, making it the longest running show to ever play the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street), a record previously held by the original production of The Man of La Mancha. (more...)

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