Harold Arlen News

Date Of Birth:
February 15, 1905
Date Of Death:
April 23, 1986 (81)
Birth Place:
Buffalo, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
Andrea Marcovicci Honors Johnny Mercer With SKYLARK: MARCOVICCI SINGS MERCER, Plays The Oak Room; Last Performance 12/26
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2009

ANDREA MARCOVICCI - the celebrated singer and actress lauded as 'the greatest cabaret star of her generation' by The International Herald Tribune and 'the epitome of elegance and showbiz savvy' by Variety - will celebrate the 2009 Johnny Mercer Centennial with the New York premiere of her new show 'Skylark: Marcovicci Sings Mercer' at the Oak Room of the Algonquin Hotel (59 West 44th Street) from November 17 to December 26. (more...)

Donna McKechnie Headlines 'Ira Gershwin Salon' for 42nd Street Moon 1/28/2010
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2009

From the moment she stepped onto the Broadway stage and gave us her iconic portrait of the singer/dancer 'Cassie' in Michael Bennett's history-making A Chorus Line Donna McKechnie has been a star. (more...)

WIZARD OF OZ Touches Down in Memphis 12/15-20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2009

In celebration of its 80th anniversary, the 1939 MGM classic The Wizard of Oz will perform at The Orpheum beginning Tuesday, Dec. 15 through Sunday, Dec. 20 for eight performances only. (more...)

Sweeney Ambrose, HAIR Tribe and More to Play Joe's Pub in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2009

Today, Joe's Pub released a schedule of upcoming events January events. Broadway favorites included in the line-up are Julia Sweeney, the tribe of Hair, and Lauren Ambrose. Just added performers include Shemekia Copeland, Kristina Train, Mato Nanji and more (1/10), World Famous *BOB*: One Man Show (1/24), Cyro Baptista's Banquet of the Spirits (2/2) & Carrie Newcomer: CD Release (3/28). For more information, visit www.joespub.com. (more...)

WIZARD OF OZ Touches Down in Memphis 12/15-20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2009

In celebration of its 80th anniversary, the 1939 MGM classic The Wizard of Oz will perform at The Orpheum beginning Tuesday, Dec. 15 through Sunday, Dec. 20 for eight performances only. (more...)

New Musical LAUGHING MATTERS To Have World Premiere At Pasadena Playhouse 11/4-12/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2009

Pasadena Playhouse announced today that LAUGHING MATTERS, a world premiere musical featuring a book and lyrics by Iris Rainer Dart (author of the international best-selling novel 'Beaches'), music by Mike Stoller (Smokey Joe's Café) and Artie Butler (Feelin' Alright by Joe Cocker), and directed by Leonard Foglia (Broadway's Thurgood starring Laurence Fishburne), will be the final production of the 2009 Season. (more...)

The Kentwood Players Present THE WIZARD OF OZ 11/21, 12/5, 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2009

The Kentwood Players are delighted to present a Kentwood Kids Production of 'The Wizard of Oz' musical, based on the original story by L. Frank Baum, adapted by Frank Gabrielson with music and lyrics of the MGM motion picture score by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg. (more...)

The Kentwood Players Present THE WIZARD OF OZ 11/21, 12/5, 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 05, 2009

The Kentwood Players are delighted to present a Kentwood Kids Production of 'The Wizard of Oz' musical, based on the original story by L. Frank Baum, adapted by Frank Gabrielson with music and lyrics of the MGM motion picture score by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg. (more...)

Michael Feinstein and Cheyenne Jackson Release Their Duet CD 'The Power Of Two', CD Signing At Lincoln Center 12/3
by BWW News Desk - Dec 03, 2009

MICHAEL FEINSTEIN, the five-time Grammy Award nominated, plantinum-selling singer and pianist, and CHEYENNE JACKSON - the Broadway star of Xanadu, All Shook Up and the current revival of Finian's Rainbow - have announced the release of their first CD together, The Power of Two. Based on the sold-out engagement at Michael's New York nightclub, Feinstein's at Loews Regency the disc features pop songs, classic standards and numbers from Broadway shows like Kiss Me Kate, City Of Angels and The King and I. (more...)

The Kentwood Players Present THE WIZARD OF OZ 11/21, 12/5, 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2009

The Kentwood Players are delighted to present a Kentwood Kids Production of 'The Wizard of Oz' musical, based on the original story by L. Frank Baum, adapted by Frank Gabrielson with music and lyrics of the MGM motion picture score by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg. (more...)

'MARILYN: FOREVER BLONDE' Will Play Leicester Square Theatre October 20 - November 18 Following A UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2009

Marilyn: Forever Blonde, The Marilyn Monroe Story in Her Own Words and Music, the acclaimed, award-winning one woman play featuring 17 songs comprising the life of Marilyn Monroe, is to get its West End premiere at Leicester Square Theatre from Tuesday October 20 to Wednesday November 18. An official opening is set for Thursday October 22 at 7.30pm. (more...)

Arnas, Jenkins, Naughton, Esparza & More Lead 92nd Street Y's 2010 Lyrics & Lyricists
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2009

The 92nd Street Y has announced casting for the 2010 season of Lyrics & Lyricists. Lucie Arnaz, Debby Boone, Capathia Jenkins, James Naughton and Raúl Esparza are among the performers who will present the music of the Desi Arnaz Orchestra, Johnny Burke and Hoagy Carmichael. The season also includes a night of songs made famous by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, and one devoted to the art of the satirical song, featuring works by Tom Lehrer, 'Yip' Harburg, Stephen Sondheim and others. The season is curated by series artistic director Deborah Grace Winer, and a line-up of guest artistic directors - Lucie Arnaz, Daryl Sherman, Rob Fisher, and Ted Sperling. (more...)

Andrea Marcovicci Honors Johnny Mercer With SKYLARK: MARCOVICCI SINGS MERCER, Plays The Oak Room 11/17-12/26
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2009

ANDREA MARCOVICCI - the celebrated singer and actress lauded as 'the greatest cabaret star of her generation' by The International Herald Tribune and 'the epitome of elegance and showbiz savvy' by Variety - will celebrate the 2009 Johnny Mercer Centennial with the New York premiere of her new show 'Skylark: Marcovicci Sings Mercer' at the Oak Room of the Algonquin Hotel (59 West 44th Street) from November 17 to December 26. (more...)

Donna McKechnie to Present Gershwin Works in 42nd Street Moon Salon, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2009

Second in the series of salons presented by 42nd Street Moon is a tribute to Ira Gershwin. The January 28th salon will be led by Broadway veteran Donna McKechnie. Also joining the cast is Klea Blackhurst, as well as Bill Fahrner, Alexandra Kaprelian and Darlene Popovich. (more...)

American Stage Theatre Company Announces Upcoming "After Hours" Cabaret Events, 10/23-11/28
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2009

American Stage Theatre Company's 'After Hours' Cabaret series continues with five new productions running in October and November. All performances are 'Pay-What-You-Can' at the door and $10 in advance. (more...)

Lesbian & Gay Big Apple Symphonic Band Celebrates 30th Anniversary with 'Generations' Concert, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2009

Founded in 1979, the Lesbian & Gay Big Apple Corps Symphonic Band (Brian P. Worsdale, Artistic Director) will celebrate their anniversary with 'Generations: A 30-Year Celebration.' This special concert will be performed on Saturday, November 14, 2009 at Peter Norton Symphony Space. (more...)

American Stage Theatre Company Announces Upcoming "After Hours" Cabaret Events, 10/23-11/28
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2009

American Stage Theatre Company's 'After Hours' Cabaret series continues with five new productions running in October and November. All performances are 'Pay-What-You-Can' at the door and $10 in advance. (more...)

Feinstein & Jackson Promote 'The Power Of Two' on the Today Show Tomorrow, 11/12
by Movies News Desk - Nov 11, 2009

Cheyenne Jackson can't get enough of the small screen this week. Tomorrow, November 12, he makes his much anticipated debut appearance on 30 Rock, and will also appear on the Today Show with fellow songbird Michael Feinstein to promote their new album The Power of Two. He and Michael will be interviewed and perform a song off of the album. The segment, hosted by Kathie Lee and Hoda, airs at 10:30am EST on MSNBC. (more...)

Bay Area Cabaret Opens Season 11/8 with Jane Monheit, Features Foster, Ebersole and McBroom
by BWW News Desk - Nov 08, 2009

What good is sitting along in your room when Bay Area Cabaret (www.bayareacabaret.org) beckons with its sixth season of seasoned Broadway, pop and jazz vocalists? (more...)

American Stage Theatre Company Announces Upcoming "After Hours" Cabaret Events, 10/23-11/28
by BWW News Desk - Nov 08, 2009

American Stage Theatre Company's 'After Hours' Cabaret series continues with five new productions running in October and November. All performances are 'Pay-What-You-Can' at the door and $10 in advance. (more...)

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