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Dorothy Fields News

Date Of Birth:
July 15, 1905
Date Of Death:
March 28, 1974 (68)
Birth Place:
USA
Gender:
Female
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WaterTower Theatre Sets Cast, Creative Team for MANICURES & MONUMENTS and SWEET CHARITYWaterTower Theatre Sets Cast, Creative Team for MANICURES & MONUMENTS and SWEET CHARITY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director Terry Martin today announced the cast and creative teams for the final two shows of the season, Manicures & Monuments (June 5-28) and Sweet Charity (July 24 - August 16). (more...)

ALL DANCING! ALL SINGING! Irving Berlin Dance Revue Coming to 92Y This MayALL DANCING! ALL SINGING! Irving Berlin Dance Revue Coming to 92Y This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

We're reaching for the moon, putting all our eggs in one basket, dancing cheek to cheek and pouring our hearts into a song, because it's time to face the music and dance! All Dancing! All Singing! is the first Lyrics & Lyricists dance revue, celebrating Irving Berlin's contributions to Hollywood musicals. Artistic director/choreographer Randy Skinner directs a cast of hand-picked young vocalists/dancers -- Darien Crago, Danny Gardner, Drew Humphrey, Kristie Kerwin, Con O'Shea-Creal and Kristen Beth Williams -- who are joined by veterans Sandy Duncan and Don Correia as special guests. Performances are May 2, 3 and 4. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 92Y Lyrics & Lyricists Presents NEW YORK: SONGS OF THE CITYPhoto Coverage: 92Y Lyrics & Lyricists Presents NEW YORK: SONGS OF THE CITY
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 24, 2015

There are eight million stories in the Naked City-and a song to go with each of them. For decades, songwriters - from Porter, Rodgers & Hart and Ellington to Bernstein and Billy Joel have been fueled by this city's places, promises and roller coaster existence. With Lyrics & Lyricists production of New York: Songs of the City, artistic director Deborah Grace Winer had the ultimate show for New Yorkers-or anyone who's ever wanted to be one. Vocalists Klea Blackhurst, Darius de Haas, La Tanya Hall, Leslie Kritzer, Jeffrey Schecter, and pianist/vocalist Billy Stritch-brought the sounds of the city to life on March 21, 22 and 23. (more...)

GUYS SING DOLLS Set for Smith Center, 5/23GUYS SING DOLLS Set for Smith Center, 5/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

Raise your glasses Las Vegas! The men are singing, celebrating and toasting 100 years of the American Popular Songbook by showcasing female lyricists and songwriters in Guys Sing Dolls - A Feminine Toast with a Twist of Testosterone for two performances only at Cabaret Jazz at the Smith Center on Saturday, May 23, 2015. The unique show will put a twist on some classics and explore many popular genres of music including songs from the movies, Grammy winning pop tunes, Broadway, Country, Jazz & Inspirational standards, performed by some of the best male singers from Broadway to Las Vegas. (more...)

Broadway's ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY to Receive Cast Album; Release Date Set!Broadway's ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY to Receive Cast Album; Release Date Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that PS Classics will record the cast album of the critically acclaimed Broadway revival of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY on Monday, March 23, 2015. This new Broadway Cast Recording will be released on May 19, 2015. The production is currently playing at the American Airlines Theatre through July 5, 2015. (more...)

Denise Van Outen, Michael Xavier, Kimberley Walsh and Kerry Ellis Set to Lead SWEET CHARITY Concert at Cadogan HallDenise Van Outen, Michael Xavier, Kimberley Walsh and Kerry Ellis Set to Lead SWEET CHARITY Concert at Cadogan Hall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Cadogan Hall presents the concert version of Sweet Charity with musical theatre stars Denise Van Outen, Michael Xavier, Kimberley Walsh and Kerry Ellis. The soloists are joined by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra and Arts Ed Chorale, under musical director Richard Balcombe. The creative team is completed by stage director Paul Foster and choreographer Matt Flint. (more...)

BWW Reviews: 54 Below Sings a Crackerjack Version of the Ahrens & Flaherty Musical 'A Man of No Importance'BWW Reviews: 54 Below Sings a Crackerjack Version of the Ahrens & Flaherty Musical 'A Man of No Importance'
by Alix Cohen - Mar 17, 2015

Based on the 1994 Albert Finney film, the musical A Man of No Importance played at New York's Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, Lincoln Center in 2002, then earned 2003's Outer Circle Critics Award for authors Lynn Ahrens (Lyrics), Stephen Flaherty (music), and Terrance McNally (Book.) This past Sunday (for two performances), 54 Below staged a concert version of A Man of No Importance as part of their popular 54 Below Sings . . . series. (more...)

Stoneham Theatre's 16th Season to Include SWEET CHARITY, LAURA, and More!Stoneham Theatre's 16th Season to Include SWEET CHARITY, LAURA, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2015

Stoneham Theatre is pleased to announce its Mainstage programming for Season 16. This year will showcase some exceptional not-seen-enough Broadway musicals that will have you laughing and toe-tapping, a stylish murder mystery whodunit classic, and a brand-new musical about lobstering with a book by Producing Artistic Director Weylin Symes and music and lyrics by Boston favorite Steven Barkhimer. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/4/15- ANNIE GET YOUR GUNSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/4/15- ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
by Stage Tube - Mar 4, 2015

Today in 1999, Annie Get Your Gun opened at the Marquis Theatre, where it ran for 1045 performances.Annie Get Your Gun is a musical with lyrics and music written by Irving Berlin and a book by Herbert Fields and his sister Dorothy Fields. The story is a fictionalized version of the life of Annie Oakley (1860-1926), who was a sharpshooter from Ohio, and her husband, Frank Butler. Songs that became hits include 'There's No Business Like Show Business', 'Doin' What Comes Natur'lly', 'You Can't Get a Man with a Gun', 'They Say It's Wonderful', and 'Anything You Can Do.' (more...)

Klea Blackhurst, Darius de Haas & More Set for Lyrics & Lyricists' NEW YORK: SONGS OF THE CITY, 3/21-23Klea Blackhurst, Darius de Haas & More Set for Lyrics & Lyricists' NEW YORK: SONGS OF THE CITY, 3/21-23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

There are eight million stories in the Naked City-and a song to go with each of them. (more...)

Brandon Dahlquis, Brian Zane & More Star in Porchlight Revisits... Production of CITY OF ANGELS, Beginning TonightBrandon Dahlquis, Brian Zane & More Star in Porchlight Revisits... Production of CITY OF ANGELS, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber present the next production in the second season of Chicago's hit 'lost' musicals in staged concert series, Porchlight Revisits... City of Angels, featuring book by Larry Gelbart (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, M*A*S*H), music by Cy Coleman (Sweet Charity, Barnum) and lyrics by David Zippel (The Goodbye Girl, Disney's Mulan) with direction by Christopher Pazdernik and music direction by Aaron Benham. City of Angels is presented for two-nights-only tonight, March 3 and Wednesday, March 4 at 8:00 p.m. and is performed on the set of Porchlight's Sondheim on Sondheim (February 6 - March 15) on nights when there are no performances at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. (more...)

Hillbarn Theatre's 75th Anniversary Season to Feature 'FIDDLER,' 'FORUM,' THE LAST 5 YEARS & MoreHillbarn Theatre's 75th Anniversary Season to Feature 'FIDDLER,' 'FORUM,' THE LAST 5 YEARS & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Following a record-breaking 2014-15 season, Hillbarn Theatre, the Peninsula's premier community theatre company, announced last night the six productions that will comprise the lineup for its 75th Anniversary season, 'Dare to Dream.' (more...)

Profile on Composer: Cy ColemanProfile on Composer: Cy Coleman
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Feb 24, 2015

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BWW Reviews: SMT's SWEET CHARITY Fails to Engage With Its StoryBWW Reviews: SMT's SWEET CHARITY Fails to Engage With Its Story
by Jay Irwin - Feb 22, 2015

Cy Coleman, Dorothy Fields and Neil Simon's "Sweet Charity", currently playing at Seattle Musical Theatre, is not a perfect musical. There's plenty that it has going for it but it's loaded with plenty of extraneous things as well. The story is fairly depressing, the book is too wordy and there are some songs that just plain don't need to be there. So in order to get it to engage it has to be done just right. Well, unfortunately I still haven't seen a production that was there. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/12/15- ANNIE GET YOUR GUNSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/12/15- ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
by Stage Tube - Feb 12, 2015

Today in 1946, Annie Get Your Gun opened at the Imperial Theatre, where it ran for 1147 performances. Annie Get Your Gun is a musical with lyrics and music written by Irving Berlin and a book by Herbert Fields and his sister Dorothy Fields. The story is a fictionalized version of the life of Annie Oakley (1860-1926), who was a sharpshooter from Ohio, and her husband, Frank Butler. Songs that became hits include 'There's No Business Like Show Business', 'Doin' What Comes Natur'lly', 'You Can't Get a Man with a Gun', 'They Say It's Wonderful', and 'Anything You Can Do.' (more...)

Upcoming Theater Book Releases for February 2015Upcoming Theater Book Releases for February 2015
by - Feb 1, 2015

Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre Books and DVDs for February 2015. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/29/15- SWEET CHARITYSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/29/15- SWEET CHARITY
by Stage Tube - Jan 29, 2015

Today in 1966, Sweet Charity opened at the Palace Theatre, where it ran for 608 performances. Featuring music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Dorothy Fields and book by Neil Simon, the musical was directed and choreographed for Broadway by Bob Fosse starring his wife and muse Gwen Verdon. It is based on Federico Fellini's screenplay for Nights of Cabiria. 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. (more...)

Spies, Fairy Tales, Dr. Seuss and More Set for Maltz Jupiter Theatre's 2015 Camp ProgramsSpies, Fairy Tales, Dr. Seuss and More Set for Maltz Jupiter Theatre's 2015 Camp Programs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

Where can you find spies, fairy tales, a water world and Dr. Seuss under one roof? At the Maltz Jupiter Theatre's popular Paul and Sandra Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts camp programs, of course! (more...)

Lyric Stage's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, Starring Daron Cockerell, Begins in Concert TonightLyric Stage's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, Starring Daron Cockerell, Begins in Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Lyric Stage presents Irving Berlin's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN in Concert today, January 22, through the 25th, 2015 in the Irving Arts Center's Carpenter Performance Hall, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX. (more...)

BWW Previews: Hey Clevelanders - It's Almost Shaw Festival Time!BWW Previews: Hey Clevelanders - It's Almost Shaw Festival Time!
by Roy Berko - Jan 21, 2015

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