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Frank Loesser News

Date of Birth: June 29, 1910
Date of Death: July 28, 1969 (59)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Complete Cast Announced for (mostly)musicals: *in dreams* at E Spot LoungeComplete Cast Announced for (mostly)musicals: *in dreams* at E Spot Lounge
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

(mostly)musicals returns to the E Spot Lounge on Monday, May 22nd at 7:30pm for its 23rd edition, *in dreams*. (more...)

Maine State Music Theatre to Celebrate Music Legend Patsy Cline This JuneMaine State Music Theatre to Celebrate Music Legend Patsy Cline This June
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The nationally regarded Maine State Music Theatre celebrates music legend and cross-over sensation Patsy Cline, June 7 - 24. The touching true story, Always… Patsy Cline combines humor, heartache and 27 of Patsy's most unforgettable hits, such as "Crazy," "Walkin' After Midnight," "Sweet Dreams," and more. (more...)

Bell Investment Advisors Sponsors Oakland Symphony's Season Finale, GUYS AND DOLLS IN CONCERTBell Investment Advisors Sponsors Oakland Symphony's Season Finale, GUYS AND DOLLS IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Bell Investment Advisors (www.bellinvest.com) has announced the firm is sponsoring the final concert of the Oakland Symphony's 2016/17 season at the historic Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, downtown Oakland, May 19, 8 pm. Maestro Michael Morgan will conduct Frank Loesser's celebrated 'Guys and Dolls'. Bryan Nies, Assistant Conductor, will conduct Jule Stynes' Overture to 'Gypsy' and Richard Rodgers' Overture to 'Oklahoma' and Waltz from 'Carousel'. Soloists Ben Jones, Annie Sherman, Tami Dahbura, and Jack Wilken are featured, along with the thrilling 90-member Oakland Symphony Chorus. (more...)

Did You Know... Our Favorite Fun Facts About the 2017 Tony Nominees!Did You Know... Our Favorite Fun Facts About the 2017 Tony Nominees!
by Matt Tamanini - May 2, 2017

The 2017 Tony nominations were announced this morning. If you haven't checked them out yet, what are you waiting for?! CLICK HERE to check out a full list of this year's nominees, and HERE for reactions from the lucky few! (more...)

Lyric Stage Celebrates 25 Years With Exciting Changes!Lyric Stage Celebrates 25 Years With Exciting Changes!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The season opens September 29, 2017 with Dallas Divas and the Dallas Winds at Meyerson Symphony Center. Up next, from November 17-19, 2017 is the regional premiere of Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame at The Majestic Theatre in Dallas. The season continues at The Majestic January 19-21, 2018 with the regional premiere of the new musical, Daddy Long Legs and concludes with Frank Loesser's classic Guys and Dolls at The Majestic June 8-10, 2018. (more...)

JOHN EPPERSON: THE ARTIST PRINCIPALLY KNOWN AS LYPSINKA Encore Performance AnnouncedJOHN EPPERSON: THE ARTIST PRINCIPALLY KNOWN AS LYPSINKA Encore Performance Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Back by popular demand! After four packed houses and critical raves at Joe's Pub in 2016, and fresh from his acclaimed Off Broadway role in The New Group's production of Wallace Shawn's Evening at the Talk House, John Epperson returns to Joe's Pub in John Epperson: The Artist Principally Known as Lypsinka, a delightful evening of classic entertainment filled with stories, tunes, and a twist. (more...)

North Bay Stage Company's GUYS & DOLLS Opens This Weekend at Luther Burbank CenterNorth Bay Stage Company's GUYS & DOLLS Opens This Weekend at Luther Burbank Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Guys and Dolls is gangsters, gamblers, dames and more. 'This acclaimed musical, performed in-concert with a live orchestra is 'joy in its purest form!' Considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy, it received nearly unanimous positive reviews from critics and won a bevy of awards, including Tony Awards, Drama Desks and Olivier's during its run on Broadway and the West End,' says John DeGaetano, artistic director for NBSC. (more...)

Orphans, Lucky Breaks and Hard Work! Seven Rags-to-Riches Musicals from ANNIE to ANASTASIAOrphans, Lucky Breaks and Hard Work! Seven Rags-to-Riches Musicals from ANNIE to ANASTASIA
by Jessica Khan - Apr 24, 2017

Broadway loves a good orphan story, or the classic came-from-nothing and rose-to-something plot line. There's something heartening about those who 'make it' despite all the odds. In honor of ANASTASIA's opening tonight, we've rounded up some of Broadway's rags-to-riches tales! (more...)

HAMILTON, THE HUMANS, Taylor Mac and More Highlight 2017-18 at the Kennedy CenterHAMILTON, THE HUMANS, Taylor Mac and More Highlight 2017-18 at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced programming for its 2017-2018 theater season in an event on the famed Opera House stage that showcased performances from a range of work being presented and produced this season. (more...)

BWW Review: VMT's HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING Finds Success with Young StarBWW Review: VMT's HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING Finds Success with Young Star
by Emel Ertugrul - Apr 24, 2017

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, through April 23. (more...)

BWW Review: VMT's HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING Finds Success with Young Star
by Emel Ertugrul - Apr 23, 2017

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, through April 23. (more...)

John Epperson Returns to Joe's Pub Due to Popular DemandJohn Epperson Returns to Joe's Pub Due to Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Back by popular demand! After 4 packed houses and critical raves at Joe's Pub in 2016, and fresh from his acclaimed Off Broadway role in The New Group's production of Wallace Shawn's Evening at the Talk House, John Epperson returns to Joe's Pub in John Epperson: The Artist Principally Known as Lypsinka, a delightful evening of classic entertainment filled with stories, tunes, and a twist. (more...)

BWW Review: Jewish Arts Collaborative Brings Broadway to Natick with Seth Rudetsky & Judy KuhnBWW Review: Jewish Arts Collaborative Brings Broadway to Natick with Seth Rudetsky & Judy Kuhn
by Nancy Grossman - Apr 21, 2017

Broadway came to Natick last night as the Jewish Arts Collaborative presented SETH RUDETSKY & JUDY KUHN: A BROADWAY CABARET AND CONVERSATION at The Center for Arts in Natick (TCAN). As promised by JCA Artistic Director Joey Baron in his introduction, the evening was fun (with a capital "F") as these two veterans of the Great White Way regaled the sold-out house with backstage stories, Rudetsky's masterful musicianship, and Kuhn's gorgeous vocalizing from her considerable musical theatre canon. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek at Highlights of VMT's HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYINGVIDEO: Sneak Peek at Highlights of VMT's HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
by Stage Tube - Apr 21, 2017

Anyone who loves movies such as Office Space, loathes their boss, or has ever been at odds with the 'buffoonery' of big business, take note: Virginia Musical Theatre (VMT) is back at it again with another production that will leave audiences laughing, relating, and commiserating. Opening April 21, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (H2$) continues the VMT tradition, now 26 seasons strong, of bringing Broadway-caliber performing arts to the area. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at VMT's HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYINGPhoto Flash: First Look at VMT's HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Anyone who loves movies such as Office Space, loathes their boss, or has ever been at odds with the 'buffoonery' of big business, take note: Virginia Musical Theatre (VMT) is back at it again with another production that will leave audiences laughing, relating, and commiserating. Opening April 21, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (H2$) continues the VMT tradition, now 26 seasons strong, of bringing Broadway-caliber performing arts to the area. (more...)

The Old Globe to Reprise THINKING SHAKESPEARE LIVE! This MayThe Old Globe to Reprise THINKING SHAKESPEARE LIVE! This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

For many San Diegans, their ability to understand and appreciate the wonders of the Bard during our Summer Shakespeare Festival has increased exponentially since they joined us for Thinking Shakespeare Live!, a 90-minute exploration of the language of Shakespeare led by the Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and assisted by three professional classical actors. (more...)

Fulton Theatre and Maine State Music Theatre Join Forces for ALWAYS... PATSY CLINEFulton Theatre and Maine State Music Theatre Join Forces for ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre and Maine State Music Theatre celebrate music legend and cross-over sensation Patsy Cline, April 18 through May 21. (more...)

Maine State Music Theatre Tickets on Sale 4/26Maine State Music Theatre Tickets on Sale 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Tickets for Maine State Music Theatre's 2017 season will go on sale at midnight on April 26, 2017. Season subscribers are at an all-time high - breaking the record for the theatre's 59-year history - limiting availability of single tickets. Buying early is recommended. (more...)

MasterVoices presents BABES IN TOYLANDMasterVoices presents BABES IN TOYLAND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), closes its 75th anniversary season with Victor Herbert's Babes in Toyland on April 27, 2017 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall (57th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019). The production will be conducted and directed by MasterVoices' Artistic Director Ted Sperling and will feature Kelli O'Hara (Contrary Mary), Bill Irwin (Master Toymaker), Christopher Fitzgerald (Alan), Lauren Worsham (Jane), Jay Armstrong Johnson (Tom Tom), Jonathan Freeman (Uncle Barnaby), Chris Sullivan (Gonzorgo), Jeffrey Schecter (Roderigo), Michael Kostroff (Chief Inspector Marmaduke), and Blair Brown (The Narrator), with the 130 singers of MasterVoices and Orchestra of St. Luke's. Musical Staging by Andrew Palermo, Costume Consulting by Tracy Christensen, and Concert Adaptation by Joe Keenan and Ted Sperling. (more...)

Maine State Music Theatre and Portland Stage Team for THE ALL NIGHT STRUT!Maine State Music Theatre and Portland Stage Team for THE ALL NIGHT STRUT!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Maine State Music Theatre (MSMT) in Brunswick and Portland Stage (PS) in Portland announce a second partnership and artistic collaboration that will continue to broaden the connection between the two communities and deepen the program offerings for both theatres' audiences.  (more...)

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