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Date Of Birth:
September 26, 1898
Date Of Death:
July 11, 1937 (38)
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY
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Photo Flash: Go Behind-the-Scenes with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Costume and Scenic Designer Bob CrowleyPhoto Flash: Go Behind-the-Scenes with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Costume and Scenic Designer Bob Crowley
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2015

The new Broadway musical, An American in Paris began previews on March 13 and will open on Sunday, April 12 at the Palace Theatre (Broadway at 47th Street.). The team recently posted behind-the-scenes photos of designer Bob Crowley's costume renderings, set models, and more to Facebook. Check out the pictures below! (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 3/27/2015SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 3/27/2015
by BWW - Mar 27, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 3/27/2015. (more...)

John Pizzarelli & Daniel Jobim Returning to Cafe Carlyle, 4/21-5/2John Pizzarelli & Daniel Jobim Returning to Cafe Carlyle, 4/21-5/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

Cafe Carlyle is pleased to welcome back guitarist John Pizzarelli, who just performed a sold-out, critically lauded show with wife Jessica Molaskey which TIME placed on their list of 2014's Ten Best Plays & Musicals. (more...)

Jake Broder, Elijah Rock and Angela Teek to Star in WORDS BY IRA GERSHWIN at The Colony, 4/15-5/17Jake Broder, Elijah Rock and Angela Teek to Star in WORDS BY IRA GERSHWIN at The Colony, 4/15-5/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present the final production of its historic 40th Anniversary season, the Los Angeles Premiere of WORDS BY IRA GERSHWIN A Musical Play by Joseph Vass, directed by David Ellenstein, Musical Director Kevin Toney, Musical Arranger Joseph Vass. WORDS BY IRA GERSHWIN will preview on Wednesday, April 15; Thursday, April 16; and Friday, April 17 at 8:00pm. It will open on Saturday, April 18 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, May 17. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Anika Larsen Charms at BirdlandBWW Reviews: Anika Larsen Charms at Birdland
by David Clarke - Mar 25, 2015

Celebrating the release of SING YOU TO SLEEP, Anika Larsen made her solo concert debut at Birdland on Monday, March 23. Joined by her BEAUTIFUL castmates Jessie Mueller and Jarrod Spector and her XANADU castmate Kenita Miller, Larsen's set featured songs from her album and thematically appropriate solos that featured her guests' talents too. Thus, the evening was the perfect night cap to an otherwise manic Monday. (more...)

Cast Set for Musicals Tonight's PARDON MY ENGLISH Staged ConcertCast Set for Musicals Tonight's PARDON MY ENGLISH Staged Concert
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

Pardon My English has a book by Herbert Fields and Morrie Ryskind, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, and music by George Gershwin. The production opened on Broadway on January 20, 1933 at the Majestic Theatre and ran for 43 performances. (more...)

Pianist Bill Charlap to Pay Tribute to Charlie Parker at NJPAC, 4/11Pianist Bill Charlap to Pay Tribute to Charlie Parker at NJPAC, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents a one time only all star-tribute to saxophonist Charlie 'Bird' Parker with jazz pianist Bill Charlap, alto saxophonists Phil Woods, Charles McPherson, and Jesse Davis Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 7:30 PM in the Victoria Theater. Get your tickets now at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC ?(888.466.5722) (more...)

Photo Flash: Backstage at AN AMERICAN IN PARIS with Lily Tomlin and Denny Dillon!Photo Flash: Backstage at AN AMERICAN IN PARIS with Lily Tomlin and Denny Dillon!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

The new Broadway musical, An American in Paris is currently in previews at the Palace Theatre (Broadway at 47th Street.) An American In Paris is directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon. Inspired by the Academy-Award winning film,An American in Paris brings this classic tale to Broadway for the first time with music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by Tony nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Craig Lucas. Lily Tomlin and Denny Dillon saw the show last night and you can check out photos from backstage below! (more...)

2015 New York Hot Jazz Fest to Kick Off May 32015 New York Hot Jazz Fest to Kick Off May 3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Following the success of the previous two festivals, the 3rd Annual New York Hot Jazz Festival -- produced by the impresario Michael 'Misha' Katsobashvili, performer Bria Skonberg, and composer/producer Patrick Soluri (of Prohibition Productions and The Salon) -- returns to The Players this year and promises some of the biggest stars of the Hot Jazz and swing scenes in a summit of uptown and downtown talent spanning three generations. (more...)

Segerstrom Center to Welcome Eifman Ballet in UP AND DOWN West Coast Premiere, 6/5-7Segerstrom Center to Welcome Eifman Ballet in UP AND DOWN West Coast Premiere, 6/5-7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents the West Coast Premiere of Up and Down, the newest work by the renowned Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg. Performances are June 5 - 7, 2015 in Segerstrom Hall. (more...)

Tommy Tune, Patti Murin & More Will Reunite to Create LADY, BE GOOD Cast AlbumTommy Tune, Patti Murin & More Will Reunite to Create LADY, BE GOOD Cast Album
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

Just last month, Tommy Tune, Colin Donnell, Danny Gardner, Jeff Hiller, Erin Mackey, Patti Murin, Douglas Sills, Jennifer Laura Thompson and Kirsten Wyatt starred in George and Ira Gershwin's Lady, Be Good, the opening production of New York City Center's 2015 Encores! season. Now BroadwayWorld has learned that the company will soon reunite to create a cast album. A release date has not yet been announced. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL's Anika Larsen Brings SING YOU TO SLEEP to Birdland TonightBEAUTIFUL's Anika Larsen Brings SING YOU TO SLEEP to Birdland Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

ANIKA LARSEN, the 2014 Tony Award nominee and Drama Desk Award winner currently starring on Broadway in Beautiful -- The Carole King Musical, will introduce her debut solo CD Sing you to Sleep with a special concert at Birdland Jazz Club as part of the 'Broadway at Birdland' series tonight, March 23 at 7:00 PM. Birdland is located at 315 West 44th Street in Manhattan. (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 3/20/2015SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 3/20/2015
by BWW - Mar 20, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 3/20/2015. (more...)

Michael Tilson Thomas to Lead London Symphony Orchestra  at Walt Disney Concert Hall, 3/24Michael Tilson Thomas to Lead London Symphony Orchestra at Walt Disney Concert Hall, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

WHAT: Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) makes his second stop of the season at Walt Disney Concert Hall when he returns to lead the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), one of the world's great orchestras, and powerhouse pianist Yuja Wang, Tuesday, March 24, at 8 pm. (more...)

Seven World Premieres and More Highlight New York City Ballet's 2015-16 SeasonSeven World Premieres and More Highlight New York City Ballet's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

New York City Ballet will open its 2015-16 Season at Lincoln Center on Tuesday, September 22 with eight performances of Peter Martins' production of Tschaikovsky's Swan Lake, through Tuesday, September 29, to launch the Company's 2015 Fall Season, which will continue for four weeks through Sunday, October 18. (more...)

BWW Reviews: JACK LEMMON RETURNS is One Touch of Terrific!BWW Reviews: JACK LEMMON RETURNS is One Touch of Terrific!
by Cary Ginell - Mar 18, 2015

In JACK LEMMON RETURNS, the legendary actor's son Chris takes the audience through highlights of his father's career. There is, of course, lots of laughter but also poignant moments about the elder Lemmon's total preoccupation with his career, to the detriment of his satellite family's relationship with him. (more...)

New York City Ballet Announces 2015-16 Season - Justin Peck World Premieres, George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins & More!New York City Ballet Announces 2015-16 Season - Justin Peck World Premieres, George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins & More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

New York City Ballet will open its 2015-16 Season at Lincoln Center on Tuesday, September 22 with eight performances of Peter Martins' production of Tschaikovsky's Swan Lake, through Tuesday, September 29, to launch the Company's 2015 Fall Season, which will continue for four weeks through Sunday, October 18. (more...)

LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER Continues in April with Billy Porter & Norm LewisLIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER Continues in April with Billy Porter & Norm Lewis
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

Live From Lincoln Center - the pioneering, award-winning performing arts series - continues its 40th anniversary season with two outstanding concerts form Lincoln Center's American Songbook series, featuringBilly Porter (April 3) and Norm Lewis (April 10). Six-time Tony Award-winning actress and singer Audra McDonald will host each broadcast. Details follow below. (more...)

Choreographer, Director and Actor Larry Fuller to Speak at UDGLBT Center, 3/22Choreographer, Director and Actor Larry Fuller to Speak at UDGLBT Center, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

Larry Fuller, Choreographer/Director/Actor will be discussing his amazing career and life journey at the UDGLBT Center located at 201 W. Harford St., Milford, PA on Sunday, March 22nd at 2:00pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Jane Monheit Presents Stunning Tribute to Judy GarlandBWW Reviews: Jane Monheit Presents Stunning Tribute to Judy Garland
by Michael L. Quintos - Mar 16, 2015

Any opportunity to catch two-time Grammy-nominated international jazz superstar and frequent favorite BroadwayWorld Cabaret Award-winner Jane Monheit bring her talents to a local venue outside of New York (and even nearby Los Angeles) is its own cause for celebration. That was certainly evidenced by the rapturous reception she received during her triumphant return to Orange County's Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Monheit closed out the Center's 2014-2015 Jazz series with Hello Bluebird, her jazz-centric tribute to the legendary Judy Garland. As expected, the 85-minute concert was nothing less than stunning. Let me repeat... stunning. (more...)

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