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Hal Prince News

Date of Birth: January 30, 1928 (89)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Tony Nominee Michel Bell Joins SHOW BOAT at Reagle Music TheatreTony Nominee Michel Bell Joins SHOW BOAT at Reagle Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Tony Award nominee and renowned Broadway actor Michel Bell will make his Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston debut this July!  (more...)

AVENUE Q Partners with Pride to Benefit Point FoundationAVENUE Q Partners with Pride to Benefit Point Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The Tony Award winning and coming of age musical comedy, Avenue Q, will celebrate NYC PRIDE WEEKEND by donating $25 for every ticket purchased to Point Foundation, the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit.  (more...)

BWW Morning Brief June 16th, 2017 - BROADWAY BARES: STRIP U and More!BWW Morning Brief June 16th, 2017 - BROADWAY BARES: STRIP U and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 16, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This weekend's big news: BROADWAY BARES: STRIP U sizzles at the Hammerstein Ballroom this Sunday! (more...)

VIDEO: Hal Prince Chats with Andrew Lloyd Webber Live At the Other Palace!VIDEO: Hal Prince Chats with Andrew Lloyd Webber Live At the Other Palace!
by Stage Tube - Jun 15, 2017

Earlier this week, Live at The Other Palace streamed a conversation between Broadway legend Hal Prince and Andrew Lloyd Webber, who is currently represented by four shows on Broadway. Watch below as they chat about hits, flops, and everything Broadway! (more...)

Tony Talk: Best Featured Actor in a Musical, Gavin Creel!Tony Talk: Best Featured Actor in a Musical, Gavin Creel!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 11, 2017

Gavin Creel has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for Hello, Dolly!. This marks the actor's third Tony nomination and first win. He was previously nominated for 2019's HAIR AND 2002's THROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE. Creel won the 2014 Olivier and WhatsOnStage Awards for his starring role as 'Elder Price' in the London production of THE BOOK OF MORMON. (more...)

HELLO, DOLLY!'s Gavin Creel Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a MusicalHELLO, DOLLY!'s Gavin Creel Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Gavin Creel has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for HELLO, DOLLY!. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' with Tony-winning Lighting Designer, Ken BillingtonExclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' with Tony-winning Lighting Designer, Ken Billington
by Behind the Curtain - Jun 11, 2017

Curtain up! Light the lights....literally, because this week's guest is Tony Award winning lighting designer Ken Billington, Ken swings by Shetler Studios to discuss his over one hundred Broadway credits including SWEENEY TODD, CHICAGO, and ON THE 20TH CENTURY. (more...)

Opera Saratoga 2017 Summer Festival presents THE CRADLE WILL ROCKOpera Saratoga 2017 Summer Festival presents THE CRADLE WILL ROCK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today complete casting for the three exciting new productions that will comprise the company's 2017 Summer Festival, which will build on the company's commitment to producing masterpieces from the operatic cannon, important American works, and works in which dance plays an integral role. In addition, a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events will be presented from May 28th through July 16th at venues throughout the region. (more...)

Casting Announced for Opera Saratoga's 2017 Summer Festival Season, Featuring BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and MoreCasting Announced for Opera Saratoga's 2017 Summer Festival Season, Featuring BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today complete casting for the three exciting new productions that will comprise the company's 2017 Summer Festival, which will build on the company's commitment to producing masterpieces from the operatic cannon, important American works, and works in which dance plays an integral role. In addition, a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events will be presented from May 28th through July 16th at venues throughout the region. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hal Prince, Audra McDonald, and More Inducted Into Lincoln Center Performing Arts Hall of FamePhoto Flash: Hal Prince, Audra McDonald, and More Inducted Into Lincoln Center Performing Arts Hall of Fame
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Last night at Alice Tully Hall, The Performing Arts Hall of Fame at Lincoln Center held its first-ever induction ceremony and gala. The inaugural class of honorees included legendary artists Plácido Domingo, Yo-Yo Ma, Audra McDonald, Leontyne Price, Harold Prince, and Louis Armstrong. The event also honored Lincoln Center's founding members, whose spirit of innovation made Lincoln Center possible. Hosted by CBS's Norah O'Donnell, the-one-night only exclusive celebration raised $1.1 million for the 10 arts organizations of Lincoln Center. (more...)

Theater Works Presents GREAT SONGS FROM BOMB SHOWS Featuring Kelli James and James MayTheater Works Presents GREAT SONGS FROM BOMB SHOWS Featuring Kelli James and James May
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Broadway star Kelli James joins forces with Broadway Conductor James May once again on the Theater Works stage for Great Songs From Bomb Shows on Saturday, June 24 at 7pm in the McMillin Theater of the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

BWW Interview: Orville Mendoza Discusses PACIFIC OVERTURES, Inequality and the Ongoing Controversies of MISS SAIGONBWW Interview: Orville Mendoza Discusses PACIFIC OVERTURES, Inequality and the Ongoing Controversies of MISS SAIGON
by Matthew Blank - Jun 6, 2017

Stage veteran Orville Mendoza, currently starring in Classic Stage's revival of PACIFIC OVERTURES, opens up on a number of provocative and essential topics. (more...)

Hit Potter Comedy PUFFS to Apparate to New World Stages in JulyHit Potter Comedy PUFFS to Apparate to New World Stages in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic continues its remarkable journey as it moves from Off-Off-Broadway to Off-Broadway to Off-Broadway-er with a transfer to its new home at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). (more...)

Foothill Music Theatre to Stage SHREK THE MUSICAL This SummerFoothill Music Theatre to Stage SHREK THE MUSICAL This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre presents Shrek The Musical, a family-friendly production that boasts a new score by recent Tony Award-winner Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home) and a wildly comic book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire. (more...)

Stephanie J. Block, Jenn Colella, and More to Take the Stage at 62nd Annual Drama Desk AwardsStephanie J. Block, Jenn Colella, and More to Take the Stage at 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

The 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards will feature performances from four productions from the 2016-2017 New York theatre season, and award presentations from some of the brightest stars in the theatre, it was announced today. (more...)

The Hamptons Gets Hitchcocked in THE 39 STEPSThe Hamptons Gets Hitchcocked in THE 39 STEPS
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

VIA BROOKLYN is pleased to announce the award-winning production of Patrick Barlow's THE 39 STEPS, directed by Craig J. George. THE 39 STEPS will play a limited engagement at the Southampton Cultural Center (25 Pond Ln, Southampton, NY 11968). Performances begin Thursday, July 13 and continue through Sunday, July 30. Opening Night is Saturday, July 15 (7 p.m.). The 39 Steps has been winning awards and entertaining audiences both on Broadway, Off-Broadway, the West End and around the world, since 2008. (more...)

Axelrod presents LA CAGE AUX FOLLES with Nat ChandlerAxelrod presents LA CAGE AUX FOLLES with Nat Chandler
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Speaking of 'birds of a feather,' this musical is not so much about birds, as it is about drag queens. Think Robin Williams and Nathan Lane in 'The Birdcage,' add a fabulous Broadway score by Jerry Herman (of 'Hello, Dolly!' fame), a hilarious book by Harvey Fierstein ('Kinky Boots') and a few thousand feathers and sequins, and you have 'La Cage aux Folles,' the Tony-winning musical that too rarely gets a chance on stage these days! (more...)

BroadwayRadio Talks to Actor, Writer Ron Fassler about his New 'Historical Memoir' 'Up in the Cheap Seats' on 'Today on Broadway'BroadwayRadio Talks to Actor, Writer Ron Fassler about his New 'Historical Memoir' 'Up in the Cheap Seats' on 'Today on Broadway'
by BroadwayRadio - May 29, 2017

On a special holiday episode of 'Today on Broadway' actor and writer Ron Fassler discusses his new memoir and theatre history book 'Up in the Cheap Seats: A Historical Memoir of Broadway.' Starting when he was 12 years old, Fassler began venturing into New York City, usually on his own, to see Broadway shows every weekend. Over the next few years, he saw 400 shows, and wrote a review for every single one. (more...)

Original Hal Prince Staging of EVITA Announced for South Africa this SummerOriginal Hal Prince Staging of EVITA Announced for South Africa this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2017

Pieter Toerien and David Ian will present a South African season of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's musical, EVITA, in directed by Broadway legend Harold Prince. The seven-time Tony Award-winning musical charts the rags-to-riches rise of the First Lady of Argentina, who won the love of her countrymen after marrying military leader-turned-president, Juan Peron. (more...)

Mean Girls Star Sharron Matthews Brings GIRL CRUSH to Feinstein's/54 BelowMean Girls Star Sharron Matthews Brings GIRL CRUSH to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Sharron Matthews in Sharron Matthews: Girl Crush on Friday, May 26th, 2017, Named the "Redheaded Canadian Goddess of Cabaret" by the Scotsman Newspaper, "Best Cabaret Performance of 2015" (BroadwayWorld), "Best Cabaret Performer" (Toronto's NOW Magazine), and the "#1 Cabaret in New York City in 2010" (NiteLife Exchange and WPAT Radio), Sharron returns to NY after her exciting 54 Below debut in November of 2016, and her two SOLD out shows at Joe's Pub in 2010. (more...)

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