Bob Merrill News

Also Credited As:
  • Paul Stryker

  • Date Of Birth:
    May 17, 1921
    Date Of Death:
    February 17, 1998 (76)
    Birth Place:
    Atlantic City, NJ, USA
    Gender:
    Male
    EVERYTHING'S COMING UP ROSES, SIMPLY BARBRA, Joe Stilgoe and More Set for The Crazy Coqs, Sept 2014
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

    The Crazy Coqs has announced its September 2014 schedule in Piccadilly, London. Details below! (more...)

    Hillbarn Theatre to Kick Off 2014-15 Season with FUNNY GIRL, 8/28-9/21
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

    Hillbarn Theatre, the Peninsula's premier community theatre company, kicks off its 2014-15 season opener with one of Broadway's musical theatre cornerstones, Funny Girl. (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...)

    BCCM to Present NEW GIRL IN TOWN, 9/4-7
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

    Bayou City Concert Musicals opens its 2014-15 season with the 1957 George Abbott musical version of Eugene O'Neill's Anna Christie, New Girl in Town, for five performances at the Heinen Theatre, 3517 Austin, September 4-7, 2014. The fully-staged concert musical production will mark the premiere of New Girl in Town in Houston. New Girl in Town was nominated for five Tony Awards in 1958 and won two...both for best performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical. (more...)

    Adam Gwon and Sarah Hammond's STRING, Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond's 'HOWARD BARNES' and More Set for NAMT's 2014 Festival of New Musicals
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

    The National Alliance For Musical Theatre (NAMT) announced today its selections for the 26th Annual Festival of New Musicals. Beautiful Poison, Cubamor, Great Wall, How To Break, Mary Marie, The Noteworthy Life of Howard Barnes, String and Stu For Silverton make up the eight new musicals that will be presented at the 26th Annual Festival of New Musicals on Thursday, October 23, 2014 and Friday, October 24, 2014 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). (more...)

    Patti LuPone, Charles Busch, Lindsay Mendez, The Skivvies and More Set for 54 Below, July-Aug 2014
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

    This July and August 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)

    Musicalsommer 2014 auf den Freilichtbühnen im deutschsprachigen Raum
    by Iris Moebius - Jun 13, 2014

    Auch in diesem Sommer kann man Musicals wieder auf Freilichtbuhnen in ganz Deutschland erleben, von Klassikern wie Anatevka und My Fair Lady, uber Sunset Bouledvard und Kiss Me, Kate, bis hin zu deutschen Eigenproduktionen wie Maria, Ihm Schmeckt's Nicht und Heiße Ecke. Hier nun ein Überblick uber 20 großere Festivals und Produktionen in Deutschland, der Schweiz und Österreich. (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...)

    The Playhouse SA to Present FUNNY GIRL, 6/6-29
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

    The Playhouse SA will present FUNNY GIRL, featuring music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Bob Merrill, and book by Isobel Lennart from an original story by Miss Lennart. The production runs June 6 - 29, 2014 at The Playhouse SA Cellar Theater, located at 800 West Ashby, San Antonio, TX. (more...)

    30 Days Of The 2014 Tony Awards: Day #17 - HELLO, DOLLY!
    by Pat Cerasaro - May 23, 2014

    Today we continue the 2014 edition of our annual BroadwayWorld feature series spotlighting the very best Tony Awards-related moments of all time with a special focus on one of the most adored and highly-awarded musicals ever written, HELLO, DOLLY! (more...)

    BWW Reviews: Village's FUNNY GIRL Brings the Sweet and Funny Plus the Power
    by Jay Irwin - May 16, 2014

    OK let me start off by saying, Babs she ain't and thank God for that. OK, now before you all form the lynch mob, I love Babs. But if anyone is going to even attempt to put on "Funny Girl" the worst thing they could do it try to pass off an imitation of an icon. And Sarah Rose Davis in Village's current production manages to pull off carrying the show with aplomb while still putting her own stamp on the role. (more...)

    AIP Hosts 12th Annual Cabaret Festival, Now thru 5/18 in Long Beach, NY
    by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

    Artists in Partnership (AIP), a non-profit cultural arts organization, will host its 12th Annual Cabaret Festival today, May 15-18 at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY. All performances are FREE to the public. The festival will be a celebration of the cabaret genre honoring the Great American Songbook with performances by renowned local and New York City-based artists. (more...)

    AIP Hosts 12th Annual Cabaret Festival, Now thru 5/18
    by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

    Artists in Partnership (AIP), a non-profit cultural arts organization, will host its 12th Annual Cabaret Festival today, May 15-18 at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY. All performances are FREE to the public. The festival will be a celebration of the cabaret genre honoring the Great American Songbook with performances by renowned local and New York City-based artists. (more...)

    We're Live! Link Now Available To View Tonight's EVERYTHING'S COMING UP BROADWAYWORLD.COM: A JULE STYNE TRIBUTE
    by Pat Cerasaro - May 11, 2014

    On Sunday, May 11th, 2014 at 7:00pm, BroadwayWorld.com will continue its 2014 concert series at legendary cabaret venue Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, hosting an all-star tribute concert and benefit celebrating the music of incomparable multi-award-winning composer Jule Styne, while also honoring Mother's Day, raising funds for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. (more...)

    AIP Hosts 12th Annual Cabaret Festival, 5/15-18
    by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

    Artists in Partnership (AIP), a non-profit cultural arts organization, will host its 12th Annual Cabaret Festival May 15-18 at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY. All performances are FREE to the public. The festival will be a celebration of the cabaret genre honoring the Great American Songbook with performances by renowned local and New York City-based artists. (more...)

    Livestream Link Now Available For EVERYTHING'S COMING UP BROADWAYWORLD.COM: A JULE STYNE TRIBUTE
    by Pat Cerasaro - May 10, 2014

    On Sunday, May 11th, 2014 at 7:00pm, BroadwayWorld.com will continue its 2014 concert series at legendary cabaret venue Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, hosting an all-star tribute concert and benefit celebrating the music of incomparable multi-award-winning composer Jule Styne, while also honoring Mother's Day, raising funds for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. (more...)

    Ryan Murphy Intent on Teaming with Lea Michele for FUNNY GIRL Broadway Revival
    by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

    Lea Michele may be leading a Broadway revival of FUNNY GIRL on GLEE, but the proposed plans of her taking the role to the actual Great White Way seem to be gaining traction. (more...)

    FLASH FRIDAY: Jule Styne Jubilation! From FUNNY GIRL To GYPSY To PETER PAN & Beyond
    by Pat Cerasaro - May 09, 2014

    In honor of this weekend's sure-to-be spectacular BroadwayWorld special event EVERYTHING'S COMING UP BROADWAYWORLD.COM: A JULE STYNE TRIBUTE, today we honor the man behind the music for many of the greatest musicals of all time. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: Double the Laughs in UCT Drama's DIE BUFFEL / THE OPEN COUPLE Double Bill
    by David Fick - May 07, 2014

    Watching DIE BUFFEL and THE OPEN COUPLE is an audience friendly experience of watching a television sit-com on stage, followed by a deconstructed sit-com. (more...)

    Julian Fleisher, Russell Taylor and More to Headline Joe's Pub, 5/7-18
    by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2014

    Joe's Pub has announced an exciting lineup of performances for May 7-18. From Everything's Coming Up BroadwayWorld.com - A Jules Styne Tribute, to Julian Fleisher, to Natalie Imani, there is sure to be something for everyone. Check up the full lineup below! (more...)

     1  2  3  4 … 16