Alan Jay Lerner News

Date Of Birth:
August 31, 1918
Date Of Death:
June 14, 1986 (67)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
Blue Hill Troupe Launches 86th Season With Lerner and Loewe's Classic BRIGADOON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2009

Blue Hill Troupe, Ltd., the only musical theater group in New York City to donate its net proceeds to charity, kicks off its travel-themed 86th season with BRIGADOON, October 30 through November 7, 2009 at the Theatre at St. Clement's. The Blue Hill Troupe produces a musical every fall and a Gilbert & Sullivan operetta every spring, and has donated over $3 million to local charities since its inception in 1924. (more...)

Finian's Rainbow Opens Oct. 29 at St. James Theatre; Norton, Baldwin, Cooper and Fitzgerald Star
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2009

Producers David Richenthal and Jack Viertel have announced that the critically-acclaimed New York City Center Encores! production of Finian?s Rainbow, will transfer to Broadway's St. James Theatre, 246 West 44 Street, beginning Thursday, October 8 at 8pm, with an opening set for Thursday, October 29 at 6:45pm. (more...)

The New School For Drama Presents Charles Strouse 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2009

The New School presents the acclaimed composer, lyricist, and arranger Charles Strouse in conversation with New School President Bob Kerrey and Robert LuPone, director of The New School for Drama, on Wednesday, October 28, 2009. Strouse's first Broadway musical, Bye Bye Birdie (written with longtime collaborator Lee Adams), has returned to Broadway this fall and is currently in previews. (more...)

Brent Barrett To Bring 'Christmas Mornings' to Broadway At Birdland 12/13, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2009

Jim Caruso's Cast Party is proud to announce that Broadway's BRENT BARRETT will be performing two very special concerts to celebrate the release of his new holiday cd, CHRISTMAS MORNINGS. The shows, part of the Broadway at Birdland concert series, will take place on Sunday, December 13 at 6pm, and Monday, December 14 at 7pm. (more...)

Knightley Will Be 'Loverly' in Wright Helmed 'MY FAIR LADY' Film, Craig Mentioned as 'Higgins'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2009

The UK Telegraph's Mandrake reports that Keira Knightley been cast her in the lead for the big screen remake of My Fair Lady. Mandrake reveals that the actress beat out Scarlett Johansson for the part. (more...)

CAMELOT Comes To Olney 11/18-1/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2009

Winner of four Tony Awards, the classic Lerner and Loewe musical Camelot follows the journey taken when unexpected passion and betrayal upend the world of an idealistic king, his beloved queen, and a virtuous knight. (more...)

Brent Barrett Celebrates Release of 'Christmas Mornings' at Birdland, 12/13 & 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2009

Brent Barrett, currently of Broadway's Chicago, will play a two-night concert event at Birdland to celebrate the release of his album 'Christmas Mornings' on December 13th and 14th. The album is produced by Kritzerland Records and is available for purchase now through their website. Albums will ship in the first week of December. (more...)

Stritch, Naughton, Ziemba and More Pay Tribute to Johnny Mercer, 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2009

On what would have been Johnny Mercer's 100th birthday - November 18, 2009 - and to celebrate the 40th Anniversary season of the 92nd Street Y's American Songbook series, Lyrics & Lyricists, 92Y presents a one-night-only, all-star performance of I Remember You: A Lyrics & Lyricists Centennial Tribute to Johnny Mercer. (more...)

Nebraska's Lied Center for the Performing Arts Presents Broadway Tour of CAMELOT, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2009

The national Broadway tour of 'Camelot,' comes to the Lied Center for Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Nov. 3 and 4. From the team of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, who created the beloved musical 'My Fair Lady,' comes the musical adaptation of T.H. White's 'The Once and Future King,' one of literature's most cherished fables. (more...)

MY FAIR LADY Lands On DVD 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 06, 2009

Fall in love all over again with one of the greatest musical films of all-time when My Fair Lady lands on DVD October 6 from CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment. Winner of eight Academy Awards® in 1964 including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor, director George Cukor's My Fair Lady features an all-star cast including Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde-White and Gladys Cooper. (more...)

Brent Barrett Returns to CHICAGO, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 05, 2009

On Monday, October 5, Broadway's Tony Award-winning hit musical CHICAGO will welcome back Broadway favorite Brent Barrett as Billy Flynn for an eight-week return engagement (through Sunday, November 29). (more...)

Brent Barrett Returns to CHICAGO, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 05, 2009

On Monday, October 5, Broadway's Tony Award-winning hit musical CHICAGO will welcome back Broadway favorite Brent Barrett as Billy Flynn for an eight-week return engagement (through Sunday, November 29). (more...)

Brent Barrett Returns to CHICAGO, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 04, 2009

On Monday, October 5, Broadway's Tony Award-winning hit musical CHICAGO will welcome back Broadway favorite Brent Barrett as Billy Flynn for an eight-week return engagement (through Sunday, November 29). (more...)

Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre Presents 5 New Shows In Expanded 2010 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 01, 2009

Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre adds an eighth main stage show to its 2010 season with a lineup that includes five new productions to its stage. An extra show means more fun for everyone as the season takes audiences from the Round Table to the church basement - and just about everywhere in between. (more...)

MY FAIR LADY Lands On DVD 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2009

Fall in love all over again with one of the greatest musical films of all-time when My Fair Lady lands on DVD October 6 from CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment. Winner of eight Academy Awards® in 1964 including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor, director George Cukor's My Fair Lady features an all-star cast including Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde-White and Gladys Cooper. (more...)

A Free Night Of Theatre, COLE PORTER RADIO HOUR And CAMELOT Among IndyArts' Upcoming Events
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2009

The following are IndyArts' upcoming events. (more...)

Brent Barrett Returns to CHICAGO, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2009

On Monday, October 5, Broadway's Tony Award-winning hit musical CHICAGO will welcome back Broadway favorite Brent Barrett as Billy Flynn for an eight-week return engagement (through Sunday, November 29). (more...)

Blue Hill Troupe Launches 86th Season With Lerner and Loewe's Classic BRIGADOON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2009

Blue Hill Troupe, Ltd., the only musical theater group in New York City to donate its net proceeds to charity, kicks off its travel-themed 86th season with BRIGADOON, October 30 through November 7, 2009 at the Theatre at St. Clement's. The Blue Hill Troupe produces a musical every fall and a Gilbert & Sullivan operetta every spring, and has donated over $3 million to local charities since its inception in 1924. (more...)

The New School For Drama Presents Charles Strouse 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2009

The New School presents the acclaimed composer, lyricist, and arranger Charles Strouse in conversation with New School President Bob Kerrey and Robert LuPone, director of The New School for Drama, on Wednesday, October 28, 2009. Strouse's first Broadway musical, Bye Bye Birdie (written with longtime collaborator Lee Adams), has returned to Broadway this fall and is currently in previews. (more...)

Goodspeed Musicals Announces The Cast Of CAMELOT Playing 7/10-9/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2009

Goodspeed Musicals, the only two time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, is proud to announce the cast of Camelot. This legendary musical from the director who brought you Goodspeed's 1776 and Big River will run from July 10 - Sept. 19 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. This production will be sponsored by Robinson & Cole, LLC. and associate sponsors Comcast and Liberty Bank. (more...)

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