George Gershwin News

 
Date Of Birth:
September 26, 1898
Date Of Death:
July 11, 1937 (38)
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY
Gender: Male
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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
BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS 'S Wonderful' at State TheatreBWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS 'S Wonderful' at State Theatre
by Roy Berko - Jun 22, 2017

My Broadway review of “An American In Paris, A New Musical,” stated that it was “a visual, dance-driven Broadway story-telling creation that is gorgeous, enchanting, seamless and sophisticated.” Though I won't go raise the banner as high for the touring production, I will say that it is a very, very pleasing and “'S Wonderful” evening of theater. (more...)

Cast Announced for Bay City Players' NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET ITCast Announced for Bay City Players' NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Bay City Players announces the cast for the musical production, Nice Work If You Can Get It, with music & lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin, book by Joe DiPietro., inspired by material by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse. (more...)

BWW Previews: FRIDA at Cincinnati Opera Offers an Insightful View of the ArtistBWW Previews: FRIDA at Cincinnati Opera Offers an Insightful View of the Artist
by Laura A. Hobson - Jun 21, 2017

In a unique production, Cincinnati Opera offers FRIDA by composer Robert Xavier Rodriguez with libretto by Hilary Blecher and Migdalia Cruz.  An opera filled with music drawn from Mexican folklore and American influences, such as George Gershwin, FRIDA covers the life of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo (1907 - 1954).  (more...)

CRAZY FOR YOU Taps its Way into Theatre in the ParkCRAZY FOR YOU Taps its Way into Theatre in the Park
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

What's better than a Gershwin tune? A lot of Gershwin tunes - and that's what audiences will get with the delightful musical CRAZY FOR YOU at Theatre in the Park beginning Friday, June 16 for a seven-performance run. (more...)

Backstage Romance, Political Intrigue and Fast-Paced Fun Hits North Coast Rep in AT THIS EVENING'S PERFORMANCEBackstage Romance, Political Intrigue and Fast-Paced Fun Hits North Coast Rep in AT THIS EVENING'S PERFORMANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

North Coast Repertory Theatre closes Season 35 with the San Diego premiere of AT THIS EVENING'S PERFORMANCE, an uproarious comedy about a bohemian theatre troupe appearing in an Eastern European police state. (more...)

ABT's Cassandra Trenary and James Whiteside to Dance at Lincoln Center's MIDSUMMER NIGHT SWINGABT's Cassandra Trenary and James Whiteside to Dance at Lincoln Center's MIDSUMMER NIGHT SWING
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

American Ballet Theatre Soloist Cassandra Trenary and Principal Dancer James Whiteside will be special guests at Lincoln Center's annual Midsummer Night Swing on Friday, June 30. (more...)

Saxophone Summit, Eric Comstock & Sean Smith and More Coming Up at Birdland This SummerSaxophone Summit, Eric Comstock & Sean Smith and More Coming Up at Birdland This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for June 26-July 2, including Saxophone Summit with Joe Lovano, Dave Liebman, and Greg Osby, Nancy Valentine, Eric Comstock and Sean Smith, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Arianna String Quartet and More Coming Up at Music MountainArianna String Quartet and More Coming Up at Music Mountain
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

America's Oldest Continuing Summer Chamber Music Festival, Music Mountain, continues its 88th season with another weekend of exceptional music. (more...)

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 6/16/2017Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 6/16/2017
by BWW - Jun 16, 2017

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 6/16/2017. (more...)

BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Etai BensonBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Etai Benson
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Jun 16, 2017

Three charming and talented young men are all vying for the same beautiful girl... and none of them know it. Learn more about one of those men, Etai Benson plays Adam in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at the Ordway Center in Saint Paul through Sunday, June 18. (more...)

Melissa Errico, Karrin Allyson, Cast Party and More Coming Up at Birdland This JulyMelissa Errico, Karrin Allyson, Cast Party and More Coming Up at Birdland This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its July 2017 lineup, featuring The Django Reinhardt NY Festival All Stars, Alicia Olatuja, Karrin Allyson, Louis Hayes Quintet, Joe Alterman Trio, Nestor Torres, Melissa Errico, Mark Winkler, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Andrew Cooperstock Releases LEONARD BERNSTEIN: COMPLETE SOLO WORKS FOR PIANOAndrew Cooperstock Releases LEONARD BERNSTEIN: COMPLETE SOLO WORKS FOR PIANO
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Award-winning pianist Andrew Cooperstock and Bridge Records announce the release of Leonard Bernstein: Complete Solo Works for Piano now available on iTunes, Amazon, and at major retail outlets. (more...)

Tickets on Sale for Pittsburgh Symphony's RHAPSODY IN BLUE with Lang LangTickets on Sale for Pittsburgh Symphony's RHAPSODY IN BLUE with Lang Lang
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Concert tickets to the annual Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra gala concert on Saturday, September 16 at Heinz Hall are on sale now! The concert, "Rhapsody in Blue," features pianist Lang Lang and is the kick-off of Music Director Manfred Honeck's 10th anniversary season with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. (more...)

Opening This Week at Theatre in the Park: CRAZY FOR YOUOpening This Week at Theatre in the Park: CRAZY FOR YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

A lot of Gershwin tunes - and that's what audiences will get with the delightful musical CRAZY FOR YOU at Theatre in the Park beginning Friday, June 16 for a seven-performance run. (more...)

BWW Previews: CRAZY FOR YOU at Theater In The ParkBWW Previews: CRAZY FOR YOU at Theater In The Park
by Alan Portner - Jun 12, 2017

Gershwin 1992 reboot of 1930's Girl Crazy features songs and dances in the Nevada Desert... A true backstage romantic comedy. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tony Award Winner William Finn's Students Create Future Broadway Winning SongsPhoto Coverage: Tony Award Winner William Finn's Students Create Future Broadway Winning Songs
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 11, 2017

Tin Pan Alley on 28th street in Manhattan was where many songs were composed in the early 20th century.  Young composers like George Gershwin wrote many of the tunes we are still singing today.  Now, a lot of the creative music and lyrics are coming out of William Finn's Master Class at The NYU Tisch Graduate Program in Musical Theatre Writing.  Instead of these young songwriters displaying there work on the cheap upright pianos that gave Tin Pan Alley it's name, Mr. Finn who is also the Artistic Head of the Musical Theatre Lab at Barrington Stage Company  puts on a show on Barrington's Main Stage in PIttsfield Massachusetts. (more...)

BWW Review: THE NEW YORK CITY BALLET at The Kennedy CenterBWW Review: THE NEW YORK CITY BALLET at The Kennedy Center
by Hannah Landsberger - Jun 9, 2017

The New York City Ballet's technique, grace, and variety of programming is impeccable. The night feels like a quick tour through the dance and music of the past 100 years, starting with the jazz of George Gershwin and ending with the frenetic electronica of Dan Deacon. There's something for everyone here, whether you prefer your ballet classical or contemporary. (more...)

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 6/9/2017Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 6/9/2017
by BWW - Jun 9, 2017

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 6/9/2017. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief June 8th, 2017 - 'ROMY AND MICHELE' Musical Begins in Seattle!BWW Morning Brief June 8th, 2017 - 'ROMY AND MICHELE' Musical Begins in Seattle!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 8, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: The musical adaptation of the cult '90s hit ROMY AND MICHELE'S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION makes its World Premiere in Seattle! (more...)

Centenary Stage Company Announces SUMMER JAMFEST 2017 OverviewCentenary Stage Company Announces SUMMER JAMFEST 2017 Overview
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Centenary Stage Company 2017 Summer Jamfest is jam packed with an array of exciting musical guests.  Set to rock the Lackland Performing Arts Center all summer long, Centenary Stage Company's 2017 Summer Jamfest will feature; Drive:  A Tribute to the Cars on Saturday, July 15 at 8pm; The Doo Wah Riders on Saturday, July 22 at 8pm; The British Invasion Years on Saturday, July 29 at 8pm; the Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra on Saturday, August 5 at 8pm and Dr. K's Motown Revue on Saturday, August 12 at 8pm.  All performances will be held in the Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Performing Arts Center. (more...)

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