Harold Prince News

Date of Birth: January 30, 1928 (87)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Grand Slam! Tennis Star Rafael Nadal Reveals Which Broadway Show He Has Seen 7 TimesGrand Slam! Tennis Star Rafael Nadal Reveals Which Broadway Show He Has Seen 7 Times
by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

In an exclusive interview with Vanity Fair, 14-time Grand Slam tournament winner Rafael Nadal reveals that he is a huge Andrew Lloyd Webber fan (more...)

PRINCE OF BROADWAY Begins Rehearsals in NYC This WeekPRINCE OF BROADWAY Begins Rehearsals in NYC This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

The Umeda Arts Theater world premiere production of Prince of Broadway will begin rehearsals on Thursday, September 3 in New York City.† (more...)

Rachel Zatcoff & Craig Bennett Join Company of Broadway's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERARachel Zatcoff & Craig Bennett Join Company of Broadway's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

The Broadway production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, directed by Harold Prince, will soon welcome new cast members. Rachel Zatcoff will make her Broadway debut as the Christine alternate, beginning September 2. She will perform on Monday evenings and Saturday matinees. Additionally, Broadway veteran Craig Bennett will join the cast as Monsieur Firmin, beginning August 31. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown Writing Music for PRINCE OF BROADWAY in JapanJason Robert Brown Writing Music for PRINCE OF BROADWAY in Japan
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

As previously reported, the World Premiere of PRINCE OF BROADWAY, a new musical celebrating the extraordinary six decade Broadway career of producer-director Harold Prince, will play from October 23-November 22, 2015 at Tokyu Theatre Orb in Tokyo, Japan and November 28-December 10, 2015 at Umeda Arts Theater, Main Hall, in Osaka, Japan. Now,†the show's official website†has unveiled the†Act I song list. Check it out below! (more...)

Se anuncia el reparto de 'CABARET, EL MUSICAL'Se anuncia el reparto de 'CABARET, EL MUSICAL'
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Aug 26, 2015

La televisiva Cristina CastaŮo sera la encargada de dar vida a Sally Bowles. Junto a ella estaran Edu Soto como el Maestro de Ceremonias, otro papel ganador del Oscar en su version cinematografica, y Dani Muriel como Cliff. (more...)

Barbara Isenberg Chronicles FIDDLER from Stage to Screen in New Book TRADITION!Barbara Isenberg Chronicles FIDDLER from Stage to Screen in New Book TRADITION!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Just in time for the opening of the new Broadway production of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (directed by Bartlett Sher, opening Dec. 17th, 2015) St. Martin's Press has†published TRADITION! The Highly Improbable, Ultimately Triumphant Broadway-to-Hollywood Story of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, The World's Most Beloved Musical. The book hits shelves today, August 25, 2015. (more...)

Melbourne's Watch This to Stage COMPANY in Upcoming Season, 9/17Melbourne's Watch This to Stage COMPANY in Upcoming Season, 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

With two-time Green Room Award nominee Nick Simpson-Deeks as Robert and Sally Bourne as Joanne. One of the most beloved and ground-breaking works in the Sondheim cannon, Watch This will present along awaited season of Company at fortyfivedownstairs. Company is a musical comedy, which explores love, relationships and the struggle for intimacy - the original production was nominated for a record-setting 14 Tony Awards and won six. (more...)

Much-Buzzed-About PRINCE OF BROADWAY to Premiere Exclusively at Tokyo Theatre Orb, Oct. 23Much-Buzzed-About PRINCE OF BROADWAY to Premiere Exclusively at Tokyo Theatre Orb, Oct. 23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2015

Umeda Arts Theater will present the World Premiere of 'PRINCE OF BROADWAY'. The show celebrates the legendary career of Harold Prince, whose 21 Tony wins reflect his status as Broadway's most influential director and producer. This extraordinary musical premieres in Japan, before anywhere else in the world. (more...)

Palo Alto Players to Stage CHICAGO This SeptemberPalo Alto Players to Stage CHICAGO This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

Palo Alto Payers, the Peninsula's first theatre company, presents CHICAGO, a brilliant musical satire that brings you the razzle≠dazzle music of vaudeville, show≠stopping dance numbers - and all that jazz! Written by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins, CHICAGO is the winner of six Tony Awards. CHICAGO will play for 11 performances, September 11-27, 2015 at the Lucie Stern Theater located at 1305 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto. (more...)

San Francisco Opera to Present SWEENEY TODD for the First Time This FallSan Francisco Opera to Present SWEENEY TODD for the First Time This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Stephen Sondheim's macabre musical thriller Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street receives its highly anticipated San Francisco Opera premiere in a production featuring a cast of notable operatic stars and performed with Sondheim's original score for the lyric stage. (more...)

Songs from FIDDLER, CABARET, PHANTOM and More Set for PRINCE OF BROADWAY in JapanSongs from FIDDLER, CABARET, PHANTOM and More Set for PRINCE OF BROADWAY in Japan
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

As previously reported, the World Premiere of PRINCE OF BROADWAY, a new musical celebrating the extraordinary six decade Broadway career of producer-director Harold Prince, will play from October 23-November 22, 2015 at Tokyu Theatre Orb in Tokyo, Japan and November 28-December 10, 2015 at Umeda Arts Theater, Main Hall, in Osaka, Japan. Now,†the show's official website†has unveiled the†Act I song list. Check it out below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is a Beautiful Production, Well Worth the Trip from the Coachella Valley and Inland EmpireBWW Reviews: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is a Beautiful Production, Well Worth the Trip from the Coachella Valley and Inland Empire
by Audrey Liebross - Aug 10, 2015

The new touring production of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, currently playing at the Segerstrom Center in Costa Mesa, is a must-see. The music, costumes, and sets are hauntingly beautiful and the performances are generally superb. Katie Travis, as Christine Daae, is a standout. (more...)

Former Mouseketeer Lindsey Alley Coming to 54 Below, 9/19Former Mouseketeer Lindsey Alley Coming to 54 Below, 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents LINDSEY ALLEY in "BLOOD, SWEAT & MOUSEKETEARS" on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 9:30 p.m.† (more...)

Rebecca Spencer to Make Palm Springs Concert Debut, 8/9Rebecca Spencer to Make Palm Springs Concert Debut, 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Broadway performer and BackStage Bistro Award-winning recording artist Rebecca Spencer will celebrate her Palm Springs concert debut with a performance on Sunday, August 9 at 2:00pm, part of the Summer Series at the Arthur Newman Theatre in Palm Desert, CA. Unique arrangements that fuse both classical etudes as well as contemporary expressions of the art song, with the romantic American Songbook, Broadway, film and popular music, have become Rebecca's signature. Working with her long-time collaborator, virtuoso pianist Philip Fortenberry, their musical symmetry has been hailed by critics across the country, and heralded in BackStage as "collaboration at its finest". (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/3/15- A LITTLE NIGHT MUSICSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/3/15- A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC
by Stage Tube - Aug 3, 2015

Today in 1974, A Little Night Music closed at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for 601 performances. A Little Night Music is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler. Inspired by the Ingmar Bergman film Smiles of a Summer Night, it involves the romantic lives of several couples. Since its original 1973 Broadway production, the musical has enjoyed professional productions in the West End, by opera companies, in a 2009 Broadway revival, and elsewhere, and it is a popular choice for regional groups. It was adapted for film in 1977, with Harold Prince directing and Elizabeth Taylor, Len Cariou, Lesley-Anne Down and Diana Rigg starring. (more...)

Upcoming Theater Book Releases for August 2015Upcoming Theater Book Releases for August 2015
by - Aug 1, 2015

Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre Books and DVDs for August 2015. (more...)

CALL MY PUBLICIST Encore Set for York Theatre Company, 8/20CALL MY PUBLICIST Encore Set for York Theatre Company, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Get the inside scoop!† Due to popular demand, The York Theatre Company, as part of its acclaimed Developmental Readings Series, will present the return one-night performance of Call My Publicist! - The Starry Education of a Broadway Press Agent, written and performed by Joshua Ellis and directed by Gretchen Cryer, on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (Entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue).† The reading is open to the public with a suggested donation of $5.00. (more...)

Tony Yazbeck Joins World Premiere of PRINCE OF BROADWAY in Japan!Tony Yazbeck Joins World Premiere of PRINCE OF BROADWAY in Japan!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

As BroadwayWorld reported last month,†the World Premiere of Prince of Broadway, a new musical celebrating the extraordinary six decade Broadway career of producer-director Harold Prince, will play from October 23-November 22, 2015 at Tokyu Theatre Orb in Tokyo, Japan and November 28-December 10, 2015 at Umeda Arts Theater, Main Hall, in Osaka, Japan. Now according to the show's official website, 2015 Tony nominee Tony Yazbeck (On the Town, Gypsy Chicago, A Chourus Line) has joined the company. (more...)

BWW Flashback: The Train Is Leaving the Station! ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Closes on Broadway TodayBWW Flashback: The Train Is Leaving the Station! ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Closes on Broadway Today
by Jessica Showers - Jul 19, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company's Tony-nominated revival of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY ends its extended soujourn today, July 19, 2015 at Broadway's American Airlines Theatre. Below, before the train pulls out of the station for good,†BroadwayWorld takes you back through the show's run on Broadway! (more...)

WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND Set For NYC Premiere At 54 Below, 12/13WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND Set For NYC Premiere At 54 Below, 12/13
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 18, 2015

New York City will whistle a new tune this December! (more...)

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