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George Gershwin News

Date of Birth: September 26, 1898
Date of Death: July 11, 1937 (38)
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
Gender: Male
Special Guests Katharine McPhee and Adrianna McPhee Join their Mom, Peisha, in ConcertSpecial Guests Katharine McPhee and Adrianna McPhee Join their Mom, Peisha, in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Chris Isaacson Presents has announced that Katharine and Adriana McPhee will join their mom Peisha McPhee along with award-winning pianist Sergiu Tuhutziu for Chopin Meets Broadway at the Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1 at 8:30pm. (more...)

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 9/23/2016Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 9/23/2016
by BWW - Sep 23, 2016

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 9/23/2016. (more...)

Tickets to AN AMERICAN IN PARIS on Sale Tomorrow at Dr. Phillips CenterTickets to AN AMERICAN IN PARIS on Sale Tomorrow at Dr. Phillips Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

An American in Paris, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards, comes to Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts this holiday season. The Orlando engagement will play the Walt Disney Theater December 13 -18, 2016. Tickets are on sale to the general public tomorrow, Friday, September 23, 2016. (more...)

Stage Door Theatre Presents Kevin Black's SWING! SWING! SWING!Stage Door Theatre Presents Kevin Black's SWING! SWING! SWING!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Kevin Black's recent hit production, The Soul of Motor City, had audiences on their feet and dancing in the aisles.  The show received a Carbonell recommendation, and was extended numerous times past its originally scheduled closing date.  It's no wonder then, that Stage Door Theatre's Executive Producer Derelle Bunn has asked Black to develop another brand new show for her ever-popular theatre. (more...)

Chris Isaacson Presents CHOPIN MEETS BROADWAYChris Isaacson Presents CHOPIN MEETS BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Chris Isaacson Presents has announced Chopin Meets Broadway, the unique artistic collaboration of acclaimed vocalist Peisha McPhee and award-winning pianist Sergiu Tuhutziu for two shows only on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1 at 8:30pm at the Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood.  (more...)

U-M Orchestra to Perform New Editions of Gershwin MasterpiecesU-M Orchestra to Perform New Editions of Gershwin Masterpieces
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The University Symphony Orchestra at the University of Michigan will perform two George Gershwin masterpieces—'An American in Paris' (1928) and 'Concerto in F' (1925)—in new critical editions that reveal, for the first time in decades, the composer's original intent for the works.  (more...)

Savion Glover Selects 45 N.J. Students to Perform in BRING TIME BACK at NJPACSavion Glover Selects 45 N.J. Students to Perform in BRING TIME BACK at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Savion Glover isn't about to let his rehearsal get off on the wrong foot. (more...)

Mirror Visions Ensemble Presents FLIGHTS OF FANTASY at The Sheen CenterMirror Visions Ensemble Presents FLIGHTS OF FANTASY at The Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

 Mirror Visions Ensemble (MVE), currently celebrating its 25th anniversary, presents its unique program Flights of Fantasy at the Loreto Theater at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture on Friday, October 14 at 8:00 p.m. and in a collaborative performance with New York University students at NYU's Loewe Theater on Monday, October 31 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra And Cincinnati Pops Announce Two World Tours In 2017Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra And Cincinnati Pops Announce Two World Tours In 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and the Cincinnati Pops announced highly-anticipated international tours to Asia in March of 2017 with six performances in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Taiwan, as well as the CSO undertaking an extensive, eleven-concert tour across Europe over three weeks in August and September. The Orchestra will be on tour for five total weeks in 2017, performing in 12 cities across seven different countries. (more...)

Cincinnati Symphony & Pops to Embark on Two International Tours in 2017Cincinnati Symphony & Pops to Embark on Two International Tours in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and the Cincinnati Pops announced highly-anticipated international tours to Asia in March of 2017 with six performances in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Taiwan, as well as the CSO undertaking an extensive, eleven-concert tour across Europe over three weeks in August and September. (more...)

Stacy Sullivan & Todd Murray to Bring Happy Goodbyes to 54 Below in SEPARATE WAYSStacy Sullivan & Todd Murray to Bring Happy Goodbyes to 54 Below in SEPARATE WAYS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Stacy Sullivan & Todd Murray in "Separate Ways" on Tuesday, October 4th, Wednesday, October 5th and Tuesday, November 22nd at 7:00pm. (more...)

National Tour of CRAZY FOR YOU Starring Tom ChambersNational Tour of CRAZY FOR YOU Starring Tom Chambers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Following rave reviews and a successful season at the Watermill Theatre, Jamie Wilson, Gavin Kalin and the Watermill Theatre are delighted to announce a national tour of the musical "CRAZY FOR YOU", starring Tom Chambers as 'Bobby'. The tour will open at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth on 17 August 2017. Tour listings below with further dates to be announced. www.crazyforyoutour.com (more...)

Opera Exposures to Present Recital Honoring Elizabeth Taylor BrowningOpera Exposures to Present Recital Honoring Elizabeth Taylor Browning
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2016

Opera Exposures  (http://www.operaexposures.org), the not-for-profit opera company founded by Edna Greenwich in 2004, will present  a special recital celebrating  Elizabeth Taylor Browning, the first African American opera singer to gain recognition in Europe and the United States in the mid to late 19th century, on Sunday, September 18, at 3:00 PM at the Jewish Community Center of Staten Island, 1466 Manor Road.  Tickets, available at the door, are $25. Children under ten will be admitted free of charge. (more...)

Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS - West End Production Announces Full CastingRobert Fairchild and Leanne Cope in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS - West End Production Announces Full Casting
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Full casting is announced for Christopher Wheeldon's stunning reinvention of the Oscar winning film (that starred Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron). An American in Paris features the sublime music and lyrics of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a new book by Craig Lucas. Directly following celebrated engagements in Paris and New York, this critically acclaimed and multi award-winning new musical bursts into life in the West End from Saturday 4 March 2017 with the official opening night on Tuesday 21 March 2017 at the Dominion Theatre.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

In its earliest days, jazz was the music of brothels and bars in the “red-light” districts of cities such as New Orleans. (more...)

BWW Review: Paula Dione Ingram Shines Brightly Celebrating 'Black Broadway' in New York Cabaret Debut at Feinstein's/54 BelowBWW Review: Paula Dione Ingram Shines Brightly Celebrating 'Black Broadway' in New York Cabaret Debut at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Ashley Steves - Sep 2, 2016

2016 is one of Broadway's most diverse seasons, so much so it spawned a Twitter trending hashtag #TonysSoDiverse following the nominations for this past weekend's awards ceremony. 12 Black and non-Black actors of color were nominated for a Tony Award. For the first time in the Tonys' history, all four musical acting categories were won by Black actors, and if you walk down 45th Street, as soprano Paula Dione Ingram has, the block is lit up by 'Black Broadway.' It's a laudable moment in a theatre history that has not always been so and still continues to have a long way to go, the subject of Ingram's Dark Legacy: Bright Lights of Black Broadway, her debut show at Feinstein's/54 Below on June 4. (more...)

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 9/2/2016Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 9/2/2016
by BWW - Sep 2, 2016

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 9/2/2016. (more...)

Drury Lane Theatre Presents CRAZY FOR YOU This NovemberDrury Lane Theatre Presents CRAZY FOR YOU This November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Drury Lane Theatre continues its 2016-2017 season with the romantic classic Crazy for You, featuring music by George Gershwin, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, and book by Ken Ludwig.  Crazy for You runs November 3, 2016 - January 8, 2017 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The Press Opening is Thursday, November 10 at 8:00 p.m.? (more...)

BWW Preview: MAESTRO at 59E59BWW Preview: MAESTRO at 59E59
by Peter Danish - Aug 29, 2016

Hershey Felder returns to NY with his fabulous Leonard Bernstein show: Maestro (more...)

North American Debut of Original Compositions to be Performed in Concert by Nicolas MazmanianNorth American Debut of Original Compositions to be Performed in Concert by Nicolas Mazmanian
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Award-winning French composer and pianist Nicolas Mazmanian will give his first piano recital in North America, French Reflections on the American Dream, at the Colburn School's Mayman Hall in Downtown Los Angeles on Friday, September 9, 2016. The program features Mazmanian's original classical compositions for piano, which invite the audience into a world of fantasy, dreams, and inner romanticism. Mazmanian's accessible melodic music reflects the strong influence of French, Armenian, and American composers. (more...)

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