Billy Rose News

Date Of Birth:
September 09, 1899
Date Of Death:
February 10, 1966 (66)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
Honorary Off-Off-Broadway Awards to be Presented in IT Awards Ceremony, 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

The New York Innovative Theatre Awards, the organization dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, has announced 2014 recipients of the 2014 Honorary Awards. (more...)

NY Public Library for the Performing Arts Curator Doug Reside on Kander and Ebb
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Aug 09, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Doug Reside (Lewis and Dorothy Cullman Curator for the Billy Rose Theatre Division) on Cabaret: (more...)

Marc Kudisch & More Join Cast of UMC's UNSUNG BOB MERRILL at 54 Below, 8/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

UnsungMusicalsCo. (UMC) will present Unsung Bob Merrill hosted by three-time Tony Award nominee Marc Kudisch (9 to 5, Assassins, Millie). Created and directed by Ben West (Unsung Carolyn Leigh, The Fig Leaves Are Falling, Make Mine Manhattan), the intimate evening will play 54 Below on Tuesday, August 5 at 9:30 PM. (more...)

Doug Reside Named New Curator of New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Billy Rose Theatre Division
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts has named Doug Reside the new Curator of the Billy Rose Theatre Division at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in Lincoln Center. In his new role, effective immediately, Reside will lead a team of staff in expanding access, services, and outreach connected to The Billy Rose Theatre Division, one of the largest and most comprehensive archives devoted to the theatrical arts. Reside succeeds Karen Nickeson, who retired from the position in June. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Uncovering the Gems of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts with Amy Schwegel!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 19, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com is excited to kick off a new special exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Future entries will delve into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, we bring you an exclusive interview with Amy Schwegel of the Billy Rose Theatre Division, who chats about the vastness of the archive and shows off part of the library's extensive collection of 3D items. Check out everything from Cole Porter's cigarette cases to a tail from CATS in the special video below! (more...)

Lesli Margherita, Danny Rutigliano & More Will Join Bruce Vilanch in I HAD A BALL Reading, 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

UnsungMusicalsCo. (UMC) continues its 2014 developmental reading series at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center with a special presentation of I Had a Ball, the 1964 Coney Island musical comedy with a book by Tony Award winner Jerome Chodorov (Wonderful Town) and a score by Stan Freeman & Jack Lawrence. The reading, directed by Ben West (Unsung Carolyn Leigh, The Fig Leaves Are Falling, Make Mine Manhattan), will be held Thursday, July 24 at 2:30 PM in the Bruno Walter Auditorium. (more...)

Bruce Vilanch Set to Lead Developmental Reading of I HAD A BALL on 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

UnsungMusicalsCo. (UMC) continues its 2014 developmental reading series at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center with a special presentation of I Had a Ball, the 1964 Coney Island musical comedy with a book by Tony Award winner Jerome Chodorov (Wonderful Town) and a score by Stan Freeman & Jack Lawrence. The reading, directed by Ben West (Unsung Carolyn Leigh, The Fig Leaves Are Falling, Make Mine Manhattan), will be held Thursday, July 24 at 2:30 PM in the Bruno Walter Auditorium. (more...)

ASL Performance of THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS at East Lynne Theater Co. Scheduled for July 11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

On Friday, July 11 at 8:30p.m., there will be an American Sign Language Interpretation of 'The First Fifty Years' produced by the award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company. (more...)

UnsungMusicalsCo. Presents Special Workshop of the All-New Musical Review THE PASSING SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

UnsungMusicalsCo. (UMC) is proud to present a special workshop production of the all-new musical revue The Passing Show for five performances only June 26-29 at MTC Creative Center. (more...)

Michael Levesque's JULES to Open 6/18 at Teatro LATEA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Third Eye Theatre Company & Teatro LATEA present JULES, written by MICHAEL LEVESQUE, from June 18-28, 2014, at Teatro LATEA, Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center. Directed by ANDREW GLANT-LINDEN with Musical Direction by TIM DI PASQUA, JULES has music by Jerome Kern, Irving Berlin & Julian Eltinge. Set Design is by Zachary Serafin, Lighting design by Alex Moore, Costumes & Wigs by Marla Speer, Assistant Costumes & Wigs by Jamie Metzger & Stage Management by Abby Judd. (more...)

Unsung Concert Series to Continue at 54 Below with UNSUNG BOB MERRILL, 8/5, and UNSUNG CAROLYN LEIGH, 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

UnsungMusicalsCo. (UMC) will continue its 2014 Unsung concert series at 54 Below with Unsung Bob Merrill and Unsung Carolyn Leigh, Vol. 2, following its recent sold-out, critically acclaimed Unsung Carolyn Leigh concert for Lincoln Center's American Songbook. The two all-new evenings are created and directed by Ben West (Unsung Carolyn Leigh, The Fig Leaves Are Falling, At Home Abroad) with musical direction and arrangements by Fran Minarik (Unsung Carolyn Leigh, At Home Abroad). (more...)

East Lynne Theater to Host THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS Post-Show Q&A, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

For those who didn't have the opportunity to meet the cast and crew of East Lynne Theater Company's 'The First Fifty Years' at the opening night after-show party at Pier House Restaurant on June 11, another chance is to be had on Friday, June 20 at an after-show Q&A. It's a wonderful opportunity for patrons to ask actors, director, and technical team such questions as 'why do they do what they do?' and 'how do they do it?' (more...)

East Lynne to Open Season with THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS, 6/11-7/19
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

They love, they fight, they make up, they care for each other - it's a marriage. The award winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company presents "The First Fifty Years," a dramatic-comedy that shows the ups and downs of a marriage in seven scenes, each during a pivotal anniversary. Beginning right after their honeymoon in 1872, seven years after the end of the Civil War, the play marks the lives of Anne and Martin Wells up to their golden anniversary at the beginning of the Roaring '20s, in 1922. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Creators of QUEEN OF THE NIGHT- Spotlight on Simon Hammerstein
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 25, 2014

Queen of the Night, the epicurean extravaganza created by king of immersive entertainment and Sleep No More producer Randy Weiner, has earned a spot on the list of must-see New York City attractions of the summer as the city's sexiest dinner party. Originally created to celebrate the reopening of the legendary nightspot Simon Hammerstein's Diamond Horseshoe (235 W. 46th Street, NYC), the critically acclaimed fusion of cuisine, theater, circus, and nightlife plays through August 31 by popular demand. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge stopped by the Diamond Horseshoe during a recent rehearsal, and below, you can check out a special interview with creator Simon Hammerstein. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Creators of QUEEN OF THE NIGHT- Spotlight on Lorin Latarro
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 24, 2014

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge stopped by the Diamond Horseshoe during a recent rehearsal, and below, you can check out a special interview with choreographer Lorin Latarro. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Creators of QUEEN OF THE NIGHT- Spotlight on Shana Carroll
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2014

Queen of the Night, the epicurean extravaganza created by king of immersive entertainment and Sleep No More producer Randy Weiner, has earned a spot on the list of must-see New York City attractions of the summer as the city's sexiest dinner party. Originally created to celebrate the reopening of the legendary nightspot Simon Hammerstein's Diamond Horseshoe (235 W. 46th Street, NYC), the critically acclaimed fusion of cuisine, theater, circus, and nightlife plays through August 31 by popular demand. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge stopped by the Diamond Horseshoe during a recent rehearsal, and below, you can check out a special interview with creator Shana Carroll. (more...)

Krystal Joy Brown, Claybourne Elder, Capathia Jenkins & More to Lead UMC's Reading of PEGGY-ANN, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

UnsungMusicalsCo. (UMC) will launch its 2014 developmental reading series at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts with a special presentation of Peggy-Ann, the hit 1926 musical comedy with a book by Tony Award winner Herbert Fields (Annie Get Your Gun) and a score by the legendary songwriting team of Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart (Pal Joey, On Your Toes). The reading, directed by Ben West (Unsung Carolyn Leigh, The Fig Leaves Are Falling, At Home Abroad), will be held Thursday, May 22 at 2:30 PM in the Bruno Walter Auditorium. (more...)

QUEEN OF THE NIGHT at Diamond Horseshoe Extends Through 8/31
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Queen of the Night, the epicurean extravaganza created by king of immersive entertainment and Sleep No More producer Randy Weiner, has earned a spot on the list of must-see New York City attractions of the summer as the city's sexiest dinner party. Originally created to celebrate the reopening of the legendary nightspot Simon Hammerstein's Diamond Horseshoe (235 W. 46th Street, NYC), the critically acclaimed fusion of cuisine, theater, circus, and nightlife has been extended through August 31 by popular demand. (more...)

East Lynne to Kick Off 2014-15 Season with THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS, 6/11
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Classic gems, a world premiere, and a radio show - it's all part of the award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company's exciting 2014 Cape May Mainstage Season. This year's theme is 'What is legal?' (more...)

Tony Awards to Launch Pop-Up Merchandise Shop at the Paramount Hotel on 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

The Tony Awards will unveil the first ever Tony Awards Pop-Up Shop at the Paramount Hotel on Friday, April 25th. The Tony Awards Pop-Up Shop, located at the Paramount Hotel in the heart of Times Square will feature exclusive merchandise and experiences for Broadway fans from around the world. (more...)

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