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Fred Ebb News

Date Of Birth:
April 08, 1933
Date Of Death:
September 11, 2004 (71)
Birth Place:
USA
Gender:
Male
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BWW Reviews:  Kander and Ebb Revisit Brecht and Weill in THE VISITBWW Reviews: Kander and Ebb Revisit Brecht and Weill in THE VISIT
by Michael Dale - Apr 24, 2015

Kander and Ebb's final musical provides a thrilling Broadway exit for Chita Rivera. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside THE VISIT's Opening Night Theatre ArrivalsPhoto Coverage: Inside THE VISIT's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals
by Walter McBride - Apr 24, 2015

The Visit, the final musical ever by legendary Tony Award-winning duo John Kander and Fred Ebb, celebrated its opening last night, April 23, 2015 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). The cast is led by Tony Award winners Chita Rivera as Claire Zachannassian and Roger Rees as Anton Schell, with George Abud as Karl, Jason Danieley as Frederich Kuhn, Matthew Demingas Louis Perch, Diana Dimarzio as Annie Dummermut, Tony Award nominee David Garrison as Peter Dummermut, Rick Holmes as Father Josef, Tom Nelis as Rudi, Chris Newcomer as Jacob Chicken,Mary Beth Peil as Matilde Schell, Aaron Ramey as Otto Hahnke, Elena Shadow as Ottilie, Timothy Shew as Hans Nusselin, with John Riddle and Michelle Veintimilla. BroadwayWorld was there for all of the opening night festivities and you can check out photos from the red carpet theatre arrivals below! (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 18-24THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 18-24
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 24, 2015

Catch up on the week's biggest stories from Broadway and beyond in BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures,' featuring coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights, and more. Highlights this week include coverage of the opening nights of FUN HOME, LIVING ON LOVE, DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, and SOMETHING ROTTEN, the 29th annual Easter Bonnet Competition, a behind-the-scenes look at Lyric Opera of Chicago's CAROUSEL, and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Barrett Wilbert Weed and Wesley Taylor in Signature's CABARETPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Barrett Wilbert Weed and Wesley Taylor in Signature's CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

Signature Theatre has announced the cast of Cabaret, the Tony Award-winning musical, directed and choreographed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner(Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Dreamgirls). Running in the MAX Theatre May 12 - June 28, the John Kander and Fred Ebb classic is the final production ofSignature Theatre's 25th Anniversary.  Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

BWW TV: Out of the Darkness and Into Broadway Lights- Chatting with the Company of THE VISIT on Opening Night!BWW TV: Out of the Darkness and Into Broadway Lights- Chatting with the Company of THE VISIT on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 24, 2015

BroadwayWorld's Richie Ridge was there after the curtain went down and you can check out what the full gang had to say on opening night below!  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Brachen on Broadway- THE VISIT Company Celebrates Opening Night!Photo Coverage: Brachen on Broadway- THE VISIT Company Celebrates Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Apr 24, 2015

The Visit, the final musical ever by legendary Tony Award-winning duo John Kander and Fred Ebb, celebrated its opening last night, April 23, 2015 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). The cast is led by Tony Award winners Chita Rivera as Claire Zachannassian and Roger Rees as Anton Schell, with George Abud as Karl, Jason Danieley as Frederich Kuhn, Matthew Demingas Louis Perch, Diana Dimarzio as Annie Dummermut, Tony Award nominee David Garrison as Peter Dummermut, Rick Holmes as Father Josef, Tom Nelis as Rudi, Chris Newcomer as Jacob Chicken, Mary Beth Peil as Matilde Schell, Aaron Ramey as Otto Hahnke, Elena Shadow as Ottilie, Timothy Shew as Hans Nusselin, with John Riddle and Michelle Veintimilla. BroadwayWorld was there for all of the opening night festivities and you can check out photos from the after party below! (more...)

BWW TV: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for THE VISIT!BWW TV: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for THE VISIT!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 24, 2015

The Visit, the final musical ever by legendary Tony Award-winning duo John Kander and Fred Ebb, celebrated its opening last night, April 23, 2015 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). The cast is led by Tony Award winners Chita Rivera as Claire Zachannassian and Roger Rees as Anton Schell, with George Abud as Karl, Jason Danieley as Frederich Kuhn, Matthew Demingas Louis Perch, Diana Dimarzio as Annie Dummermut, Tony Award nominee David Garrison as Peter Dummermut, Rick Holmes as Father Josef, Tom Nelis as Rudi, Chris Newcomer as Jacob Chicken,Mary Beth Peil as Matilde Schell, Aaron Ramey as Otto Hahnke, Elena Shadow as Ottilie, Timothy Shew as Hans Nusselin, with John Riddle and Michelle Veintimilla. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on the red carpet and below, you can check out interviews with Marin Mazzie, Jessie Mueller, Megan Hilty, Tommy Tune and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera and Cast of THE VISIT Take Opening Night BowsPhoto Coverage: Chita Rivera and Cast of THE VISIT Take Opening Night Bows
by Walter McBride - Apr 24, 2015

The Visit, the final musical ever by legendary Tony Award-winning duo John Kander and Fred Ebb, celebrated its opening last night, April 23, 2015 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). The cast is led by Tony Award winners Chita Rivera as Claire Zachannassian and Roger Rees as Anton Schell, with George Abud as Karl, Jason Danieley as Frederich Kuhn, Matthew Demingas Louis Perch, Diana Dimarzio as Annie Dummermut, Tony Award nominee David Garrison as Peter Dummermut, Rick Holmes as Father Josef, Tom Nelis as Rudi, Chris Newcomer as Jacob Chicken, Mary Beth Peil as Matilde Schell, Aaron Ramey as Otto Hahnke, Elena Shadow as Ottilie, Timothy Shew as Hans Nusselin, with John Riddle and Michelle Veintimilla. BroadwayWorld was there for all of the opening night festivities and you can check out photos from the curtain call below! (more...)

BWW TV: Chita's Back! Watch the Broadway Legend Make Her Opening Night Entrance in THE VISITBWW TV: Chita's Back! Watch the Broadway Legend Make Her Opening Night Entrance in THE VISIT
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 24, 2015

The Visit, the final musical ever by legendary Tony Award-winning duo John Kander and Fred Ebb, celebrated its opening last night, April 23, 2015 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). The cast is led by Tony Award winners Chita Rivera as Claire Zachannassian and Roger Rees as Anton Schell, with George Abud as Karl, Jason Danieley as Frederich Kuhn, Matthew Demingas Louis Perch, Diana Dimarzio as Annie Dummermut, Tony Award nominee David Garrison as Peter Dummermut, Rick Holmes as Father Josef, Tom Nelis as Rudi, Chris Newcomer as Jacob Chicken, Mary Beth Peil as Matilde Schell, Aaron Ramey as Otto Hahnke, Elena Shadow as Ottilie, Timothy Shew as Hans Nusselin, with John Riddleand Michelle Veintimilla. Below, watch as Rivera makes her opening night entrance! (more...)

Review Roundup: THE VISIT Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: THE VISIT Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Apr 23, 2015

The Visit, the final musical ever by legendary Tony Award-winning duo John Kander and Fred Ebb, celebrates its opening tonight, April 23, 2015 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Provocative & Eerie New 'How Far Would You Go?' Video Spot For THE VISITProvocative & Eerie New 'How Far Would You Go?' Video Spot For THE VISIT
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 23, 2015

An intriguing and sexy new video spot for THE VISIT! (more...)

Liza Minnelli Pens Essay Celebrating Kander & Ebb in Honor of THE VISIT's Opening Night on BroadwayLiza Minnelli Pens Essay Celebrating Kander & Ebb in Honor of THE VISIT's Opening Night on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

In honor of Kander and Ebb's final show, The Visit, opening tonight on Broadway and starring the legendary Chita Rivera, Liza Minnelli has penned an op-ed piece for USA Today.  (more...)

Romance, Betrayal, Revenge... Meet the Full Cast of THE VISIT, Opening Tonight on Broadway!Romance, Betrayal, Revenge... Meet the Full Cast of THE VISIT, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 23, 2015

The Visit, the final musical ever by legendary Tony Award-winning duo John Kander and Fred Ebb, celebrates its official opening tonight, April 23, 2015 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch a sneak preview of the show! (more...)

Kander & Ebb's THE VISIT to Receive Cast RecordingKander & Ebb's THE VISIT to Receive Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

It was announced today that The Visit, which will open tonight, Thursday, April 23rd as the final musical of the 2014-2015 Broadway season, will record its cast album. The Visit is the final musical ever written by legendary Oscar AwardŽ, Grammy AwardŽ and Tony AwardŽ-winning composer John Kander and his writing partner lyricist Fred Ebb, before Mr. Ebb passed away. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Chita Rivera & More in THE VISIT on Broadway- Opens Tonight!BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Chita Rivera & More in THE VISIT on Broadway- Opens Tonight!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 23, 2015

The Visit, the final musical ever by legendary Tony Award-winning duo John Kander and Fred Ebb, celebrates its opening tonight, April 23, 2015 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). The cast is led by Tony Award-Winners Chita Rivera as Claire Zachannassian and Roger Rees as Anton Schell. The Broadway cast also featuresGeorge Abud as Karl, Jason Danieley as Frederich Kuhn, Matthew Demingas Louis Perch, Diana Dimarzio as Annie Dummermut, Tony Award-nominee David Garrison as Peter Dummermut, Rick Holmes as Father Josef, Tom Nelis as Rudi, Chris Newcomer as Jacob Chicken, Mary Beth Peil as Matilde Schell, Aaron Ramey as Otto Hahnke, Elena Shadow as Ottilie, Timothy Shew as Hans Nusselin, with John Riddle and Michelle Veintimilla. Check out highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)

THE VISIT, Starring Chita Rivera, Opens on Broadway TonightTHE VISIT, Starring Chita Rivera, Opens on Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

The Visit, the final musical ever by legendary Tony Award-winning duo John Kander and Fred Ebb, celebrates its opening tonight, April 23, 2015 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). (more...)

Casts of Broadway's THE VISIT & IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Set for THEATER TALK This WeekCasts of Broadway's THE VISIT & IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Set for THEATER TALK This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

First The Visit, a haunting musical drama, based on the 1958 play by Friedrich Durrenmatt, which originally starred the legendary acting team of Lynn Fontanne as the world's wealthiest woman and Alfred Lunt as the disloyal former lover on whom she seeks revenge. Broadway favorites Chita Rivera and Roger Rees star in this stirring adaptation and appear on THEATER TALK to discuss their roles in it. Joining them are The Visit's innovative director, John Doyle, and composer, John Kander, who wrote the score with lyricist Fred Ebb (the pair's last collaboration before Ebb's death). (more...)

Chita Rivera, Norm Lewis, Marin Mazzie & More to Celebrate Works of Kander & Ebb at CSC's Annual GalaChita Rivera, Norm Lewis, Marin Mazzie & More to Celebrate Works of Kander & Ebb at CSC's Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Managing Director Jeff Griffin, will present its 2015 annual gala, MUSICAL MASTERWORKS, Monday evening, May 11 at the Hudson Theatre at the Millennium Broadway Hotel (145 West 44th Street, NYC).  Tony Award-winner and CSC Associate Director John Doyle will helm an evening of memorable numbers from iconic American musicals-a rich and vital heritage that CSC has begun to explore with the critically-acclaimed productions of Passion and Allegro. (more...)

Brandy Norwood & Cast of CHICAGO Perform 'Roxie' on 'Today'Brandy Norwood & Cast of CHICAGO Perform 'Roxie' on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Grammy Award winner Brandy Norwood and the cast of Broadway's CHICAGO stopped by this morning's TODAY to perform the number 'Roxie' from the hit Broadway musical. (more...)

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Roger Rees & More in New Production Shots of THE VISIT on Broadway!Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Roger Rees & More in New Production Shots of THE VISIT on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

The Visit, the final musical ever by legendary Tony Award-winning duo John Kander and Fred Ebb, began performances at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street) on March 26 at 8:00pm. The Visitwill have an official Opening Night on Thursday, April 23 2015. Check out new shots of Chita Rivera and the cast on stage! (more...)

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