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Frederick Loewe News

Date Of Birth:
June 10, 1904
Date Of Death:
February 14, 1988 (83)
Birth Place:
Vienna, AUSTRIA
Gender:
Male
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Heidi Thomas Talks Revamping GIGI for Broadway's Modern AudienceHeidi Thomas Talks Revamping GIGI for Broadway's Modern Audience
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Vanessa Hudgens will play the title role in the new Broadway production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning film and stage musical, Gigi. A new interview in Entertainment Weekly goes in-depth on how British screenwriter Heidi Thomas has revamped the revival of the musical she says is just as relevant today as it was back in '58 (when the film debuted) and '73 (its first incarnation on Broadway). (more...)

A.R.T. to Present THE LIGHT PRINCESS, Beginning 12/7A.R.T. to Present THE LIGHT PRINCESS, Beginning 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Following previous season's sold-out holiday hits, The Snow Queen, Hansel and Gretel, the A.R.T. Institute, in association with the Loeb Drama Center, brings back the enchanting musical, The Light Princess, by Lila Rose Kaplan with music by Mike Pettry, directed by Allegra Libonati, with choreography by Jeff and Rick Kuperman. Performances will be held at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge from December 7 through January 4, 2015. (more...)

Oliver Thornton, Nicholas Rodriguez, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka & More Star in CAMELOT, Opening Tonight at Two River TheaterOliver Thornton, Nicholas Rodriguez, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka & More Star in CAMELOT, Opening Tonight at Two River Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Two River Theater presents Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's Camelot, directed by David Lee with music direction and orchestrations by Steve Orich (Jersey Boys) and choreography by Mark Esposito (South Pacific with Reba McEntire). The production will run now through December 14, 2014, with the opening night tonight, November 21 at 8pm. (more...)

New Poster For Broadway Bound GIGI Starring Vanessa HudgensNew Poster For Broadway Bound GIGI Starring Vanessa Hudgens
by Pat Cerasaro - Nov 19, 2014

Get an enchanting new look at GIGI! (more...)

FIRST LOOK: Vanessa Hudgens in Character for Broadway-Bound GIGI; Actress Says Role Is 'Dream Come True'FIRST LOOK: Vanessa Hudgens in Character for Broadway-Bound GIGI; Actress Says Role Is 'Dream Come True'
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

Get an exclusive FIRST LOOK at actresss Vanessa Hudgens in character for her upcoming starring role in the Broadway-bound musical GIGI, set to open on Broadway in 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CAMELOT at Two River TheaterPhoto Flash: First Look at CAMELOT at Two River Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

Two River Theater presents Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's Camelot, directed by David Lee with music direction and orchestrations by Steve Orich and choreography by Mark Esposito. The press opening is Friday, November 21 at 8pm and performances will continue through Sunday, December 14 in Two River's Rechnitz Theater, 21 Bridge Avenue, Red Bank, NJ. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Rhode Island Students Cast as 'Tom of Warwick' in CAMELOT Tour at PPAC, 12/9-14Rhode Island Students Cast as 'Tom of Warwick' in CAMELOT Tour at PPAC, 12/9-14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

The Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) is pleased to announce that Jerry Carino, a third grader at the Henry Barnard Laboratory School at Rhode Island College (RIC), and Jared Lind, an eighth grader at Rocky Hill School, have been cast as "Tom of Warwick" in the upcoming Providence engagement of the 2014/2015 National Tour of Lerner & Loewe's CAMELOT at the Providence Performing Arts Center, December 9 to 14, 2014. (more...)

National Tour of CAMELOT to Visit Providence Performing Arts Center, 12/9-14National Tour of CAMELOT to Visit Providence Performing Arts Center, 12/9-14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

The 2014/2015 National Tour of Lerner & Loewe's CAMELOT reimagines the classic tale of King Arthur, Guenevere and Lancelot and Providence can fall in love all over again with this beloved musical December 9-14, 2014 at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) as part of the Taco/White Family Foundation Broadway Series. (more...)

Tickets to CAMELOT National Tour at Morrison Center On Sale 11/14Tickets to CAMELOT National Tour at Morrison Center On Sale 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

The 2014/2015 National Tour of Lerner & Loewe's CAMELOT reimagines the classic tale of King Arthur, Guenevere and Lancelot and Boise can fall in love all over again with this beloved musical on January 5-7, 2015 at the Morrison Center as part of the Fred Meyer Broadway In Boise Series. Individual tickets for CAMELOT go on sale on Friday, November 14th at 10:00 AM. (more...)

Talking Band to Celebrate 40th Anniversary in 2015Talking Band to Celebrate 40th Anniversary in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Since its founding in 1974 by Paul Zimet, Ellen Maddow, and Tina Shepard-all former members of Joseph Chaikin's seminal Open Theater- Talking Band has remained a cornerstone of New York City's avant-garde theater community. Ben Brantley of The New York Times recently called them 'one of the boldest and most venerable politically minded companies in New York experimental theater.' American Theater magazine has deemed them 'one of the most exceptional theater companies in the country.' The Talking Band celebrates their 40th anniversary with The Golden Toad, a four-part epic whose world premiere La MaMa presents January 23 - February 8, 2015. (more...)

CAMELOT National Tour to Play The Civic Arts Plaza in JanuaryCAMELOT National Tour to Play The Civic Arts Plaza in January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Experience CAMELOT as you've never seen it before January 15-18 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. Director Michael McFadden reimagines one of theatre's most legendary musicals by reworking the original production, resulting in a fresh, tighter show to entertain fans and newcomers alike. An accelerated musical score is enhanced by dramatic percussive rhythms for a renewed feel and modern technology paired with dramatically bold lighting allows the scenery to be more abstract. Patrons rave that "this production was the BEST," and "done exceptionally." (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 11/3- CAMELOTSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 11/3- CAMELOT
by Stage Tube - Nov 3, 2014

Today in 1960, Camelot opened at the Majestic Theatre, where it ran for 873 performances. Camelot is a musical by Alan Jay Lerner (book and lyrics) and Frederick Loewe (music). It is based on the King Arthur legend as adapted from the T. H. White tetralogy novel The Once and Future King. The original 1960 production, directed by Moss Hart and orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett and Philip J. Lang, won four Tony Awards and spawned several revivals, foreign productions and a 1967 film version. (more...)

THE MUSIC OF LERNER & LOEWE Comes to Riverside Theatre, 11/20 & 22THE MUSIC OF LERNER & LOEWE Comes to Riverside Theatre, 11/20 & 22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

Allen D. Cornell, Riverside Theatre's producing Artistic Director, and Ken Clifton, Riverside's Musical Director, have teamed up to create a special theatrical event based upon the music of legendary Broadway icons Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe. The Music of Lerner & Loewe takes place on the Stark Stage at 8 p.m. on Thursday, November 20 and Saturday, November 22, 2014. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 29th, 2014'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 29th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 29, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Major productions of 'The King And I' and 'Camelot,' two versions of 'Titanic,' season announcements from Light Opera Works and The Music Theatre Company, JRB in Skokie, three G&S shows in rep, the new musicals 'Frederick' and 'The Guide To Being Single,' and more! (more...)

CAMELOT National Tour Coming to the Morris Center, 12/5-6CAMELOT National Tour Coming to the Morris Center, 12/5-6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

The 2014/2015 National Tour of Lerner & Loewe's CAMELOT reimagines the classic tale of King Arthur, Guenevere and Lancelot. South Bend can fall in love all over again with this beloved musical December 5-6 at The Morris Performing Arts Center as part of the 2014-2015 Broadway in South Bend Series presented by Broadway Theatre League. (more...)

Victoria Clark and Dee Hoty Join Vanessa Hudgens & More in Broadway-Bound GIGI!Victoria Clark and Dee Hoty Join Vanessa Hudgens & More in Broadway-Bound GIGI!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Complete principal casting has been announced for the new Broadway production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning film and stage musical, Gigi. Victoria Clark, who won a Tony Award for her luminous performance in The Light in the Piazza and was also Tony-nominated for Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella and Sister Act, will star as Mamita Alvarez. Dee Hoty, who has starred on Broadway in City of Angels, Me and My Girl and Mamma Mia! and is a three-time Tony Award nominee for The Will Rogers Follies, The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public and Footloose, will star as Aunt Alicia. Gigi also stars Vanessa Hudgens in the title role, two-time Tony Award-nominee Howard McGillin (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Anything Goes, The Phantom of the Opera) as Honore Lachaille, Corey Cott (Newsies) as Gaston Lachaille and Steffanie Leigh (Mary Poppins) as Liane d'Exelmans. (more...)

Vanessa Hudgens is Both 'Terrified' and 'Stoked' to Star in GIGI on BroadwayVanessa Hudgens is Both 'Terrified' and 'Stoked' to Star in GIGI on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

As previously reported, Vanessa Hudgens will soon hit Broadway in the revamped revival of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning film and stage musical, GIGI. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Adam Grabau, Mary McNulty and More in the National Tour of CAMELOTPhoto Flash: First Look at Adam Grabau, Mary McNulty and More in the National Tour of CAMELOT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

The 2014/2015 National Tour of Lerner & Loewe's CAMELOT re-imagines the tale of King Arthur, Guenevere and Lancelot. Tour dates include Nashville, Providence, Omaha, Fayetteville, Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Fort Myers, Wilmington, Hartford and St. Paul among others. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 15th, 2014'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 15th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 15, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Monday night's Jeff Awards at the Drury Lane, and 'Amazing Grace' at the BOAT! Plus 2014's other Broadway In Chicago shows, The Grinch at the Chicago Theatre, local productions of 'Parade,' 'Camelot' and 'Mary Poppins,' the new 'A Christmas Memory,' and the sold-out Humanities Festival tribute to the Tonys! (more...)

Margo Seibert, Jenni Barber, Lesli Margherita, Mitchell Jarvis and More Join NAMT's 26th Annual Festival of New Musicals; Full Cast Announced!Margo Seibert, Jenni Barber, Lesli Margherita, Mitchell Jarvis and More Join NAMT's 26th Annual Festival of New Musicals; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

The National Alliance For Musical Theatre (NAMT) is proud to announce final casting for the 26th Annual Festival of New Musicals. Michael Cassara Casting serves as the resident casting office for the 26th Annual Festival of New Musicals, taking place on Thursday, October 23, 2014 and Friday, October 24, 2014 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). Online Festival registration ends Friday, October 17. (more...)

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