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Date Of Birth:
August 31, 1918
Date Of Death:
June 14, 1986 (67)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
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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
David Bryant Johnson Stars in Arvada Center's CAMELOT, Beg. TonightDavid Bryant Johnson Stars in Arvada Center's CAMELOT, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2013

The Arvada Center Artistic Producer and show Director, Rod A. Lansberry presents Camelot by Alan Jay Lerner. Camelot opens the 2013-14 Season and will run in the Main Stage Theater tonight, September 10-29, 2013. Performances are Tuesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday at 1:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. (more...)

Arvada Center Extends CAMELOT Through 10/6Arvada Center Extends CAMELOT Through 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2013

Due to high ticket demand, the Arvada Center has announced a one-week extension for the Tony Award winning musical Camelot. The show will now close on Sunday, October 6. Camelot is directed by Rod A. Lansberry, book and lyrics are written by Alan Jay Lerner, with music by Frederick Loewe. Camelot will run in the Main Stage Theater September 10- October 6, 2013. Performances are Tuesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday at 1:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Talkbacks will be offered Friday, September 20 after the 7:30 p.m. show and Wednesday, September 25 after the 1:00 p.m. show. To purchase tickets and for additional information go to https://arvadacenter.org/on-stage/camelot-2013 or call 720-898-7200. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 9/08/2013Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 9/08/2013
by BWW - Sep 8, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/08/2013 for Denver (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 9/08/2013Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 9/08/2013
by BWW - Sep 8, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/08/2013 for Denver (more...)

BWW Reviews: ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER, Union Theatre, September 6 2013BWW Reviews: ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER, Union Theatre, September 6 2013
by Gary Naylor - Sep 8, 2013

Gary Naylor sees another revived musical at the Union Theatre. (more...)

Spreckels Theatre Company to Present BRIGADOON, 10/11-27Spreckels Theatre Company to Present BRIGADOON, 10/11-27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2013

Spreckels Theatre Company presents BRIGADOON, with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe, from Oct. 11 to Oct. 27, 2013. The show will run 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This WeekendTop Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - Sep 1, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, September 1, 2013 - Sunday, September 1, 2013. (more...)

Carey Corp, Lorie Langdon Launch Book Series Inspired by BRIGADOONCarey Corp, Lorie Langdon Launch Book Series Inspired by BRIGADOON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2013

From Broadway to books, Brigadoon is enchanting a brand new audience in the form of young adult fiction. Doon, by authors Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon, is the first book in a four book series based on the concept of the musical Brigadoon (used with permission from the Alan Jay Lerner Estate & the Frederick Loewe Foundation), now available from the brand new HarperCollins teen imprint BLINK. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 9/01/2013Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 9/01/2013
by BWW - Sep 1, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/01/2013 for Denver (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 8/31- Alan Jay LernerSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 8/31- Alan Jay Lerner
by - Aug 31, 2013

Happy Birthday, Alan Jay Lerner! Lerner was an American lyricist and librettist. In collaboration with Frederick Loewe, he created some of the world's most popular and enduring works of musical theatre for both the stage and on film. He won three Tony Awards and three Academy Awards, among other honors. Some of his best-know works include My Fair Lady, Briagadoon, Camelot, and On a Clear Day You Can See Forever. (more...)

Regional Theater of the Week: Arvada Center in Arvada, CORegional Theater of the Week: Arvada Center in Arvada, CO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com, the largest theatre site on the Internet, is excited to announce a new feature to its comprehensive regional coverage - the Featured Regional Theater of the Week! Each week, BWW will introduce its readers to a regional theater located in one of our (over 130!) coverage cities. By exploring these different venues, their history and showcasing the production seasons, BWW continues its commitment to expand our presence in communities and cities across the United States. This Week's Featured Regional Theater: Arvada Center for the Arts in Arvada, CO (more...)

Goodman Theatre Announces Latino-Focused 2013 New Stages Festival, 12/7-22Goodman Theatre Announces Latino-Focused 2013 New Stages Festival, 12/7-22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2013

Now in its 10th year, Goodman Theatre's 2013 New Stages festival features five FREE new plays-two fully staged workshop productions performed in repertory plus three staged readings-in the Owen Theatre, December 7 - 22. All five plays celebrate Latino playwrights: The Upstairs Concierge, a contemporary farce about celebrity and baseball by Pulitzer Prize finalist (for The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity) Kristoffer Diaz; and The Solid Sand Below, an examination of the intoxicating nature of war which Martin Zimmerman developed during his time as a member of the Goodman's Playwrights Unit, and which was selected for the 2013 National Playwrights Conference at The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Connecticut. The three staged readings, which complement the two workshop productions over the December 13 - 15 "Industry Weekend," are TBA. Tickets are free, but reservations are required: 312.443.3800, GoodmanTheatre.org or visit the box office (170 N. Dearborn). (more...)

Bellevue Little Theatre to Present BRIGADOON, 9/13-29Bellevue Little Theatre to Present BRIGADOON, 9/13-29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

Bellevue Little Theatre will present the musical 'Brigadoon', the first show of our 2013 - 2014 season, on three consecutive week-ends opening Friday Sept. 13, closing on Sunday, Sept. 29. Bellevue Little Theatre is located at 203 W Mission Avenue, Bellevue (more...)

Christopher Guilmet & Pamela Brumley to Lead Stages St. Louis' MY FAIR LADY; Full Cast AnnouncedChristopher Guilmet & Pamela Brumley to Lead Stages St. Louis' MY FAIR LADY; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2013

Hailed as one of the greatest musicals of all time, My Fair Lady (September 6 through October 6) is the perfect grand finale to the STAGES ST. LOUIS record-breaking 27thseason. This romantic fancy radiates a charm and sophistication unlike any other musical and reigns as an American masterpiece. Lerner and Loewe's score couldn't be closer to pure perfection, with memorable show-stoppers such as 'I Could Have Danced All Night,' 'On the Street Where You Live,' and 'Get Me to the Church on Time.' You'll 'grow accustomed' to this 'loverly' classic as 'your heart takes flight.' (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This WeekendTop Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - Aug 18, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, August 18, 2013 - Sunday, August 18, 2013. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 8/18- MY FAIR LADYSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 8/18- MY FAIR LADY
by - Aug 18, 2013

Today in 1981, the second Broadway revival of My Fair Lady opened at the Uris Theatre (now the George Gershwin Theatre), where it ran for 120 performances. My Fair Lady is a musical based upon George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion and with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. The story concerns Eliza Doolittle, a Cockney flower girl who takes speech lessons from professor Henry Higgins, a phoneticist, so that she may pass as a well born lady. The musical's 1956 Broadway production was a hit, setting what was then the record for the longest run of any major musical theatre production in history. It was followed by a hit London production, a popular film version, and numerous revivals. (more...)


by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 10, 2013

Famed singer, actress and Broadway star Eydie Gormé has died at age 84. Spokesperson Howard Bragman said 'Legendary singer and performer Eydie Gorme passed away peacefully today at Sunrise Hospital following a brief illness. She was surrounded by her husband, son and other loved ones at the time of her death.' In his own statement, Steve Lawrence said: 'Eydie has been my partner on stage and in life for more than 55 years. I fell in love with her the moment I saw her and even more the first time I heard her sing. While my personal loss is unimaginable, the world has lost one of the greatest pop vocalists of all time.' (more...)

David Bryant Johnson to Star in Arvada Center's CAMELOT; Full Cast Announced!David Bryant Johnson to Star in Arvada Center's CAMELOT; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2013

The Arvada Center Artistic Producer and show Director, Rod A. Lansberry has announced the cast for Camelot by Alan Jay Lerner. Camelot opens the 2013-14 Season and will run in the Main Stage Theater September 10-29, 2013. Previews are September 6-8 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Performances are Tuesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday at 1:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Fast-paced PYGMALION at Williamstown Theatre FestivalBWW Reviews: Fast-paced PYGMALION at Williamstown Theatre Festival
by Larry Murray - Jul 19, 2013

Heather Lind as Eliza and Robert Sean Leonard as Professor Higgins shine in this five act play that is George Bernard Shaw's most popular. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/8- CAMELOTSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/8- CAMELOT
by Stage Tube - Jul 8, 2013

Today in 1980, the first Broadway revival of Camelot opened at the New York State Theatre, where it ran for 56 performances. Camelot is a musical by Alan Jay Lerner (book and lyrics) and Frederick Loewe (music). It is based on the King Arthur legend as adapted from the T. H. White tetralogy novel The Once and Future King. The original 1960 production, directed by Moss Hart and orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett and Philip J. Lang, ran on Broadway for 873 performances, winning four Tony Awards and spawning several revivals, foreign productions and a 1967 film version. The 1980 cast starred Richard Burton, Christine Ebersole, and Richard Muenz. (more...)

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