Harvey Milk News

Date of Birth: May 22, 1930
Date of Death: November 27, 1978 (48)
Birth Place: Long Island, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Tony Winner Levi Kreis to Headline Diversity Honors, to Benefit Harvey Milk Foundation & Pride CenterTony Winner Levi Kreis to Headline Diversity Honors, to Benefit Harvey Milk Foundation & Pride Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Tony award-winning actor/singer Levi Kreis will make a special appearance at Diversity Honors, the highly touted fundraiser for the Harvey Milk Foundation and The Pride Center at Equality Park at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 13, 2016 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, FL. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 4/29; Broadway Hopeful DIARY OF A WIMPY KID in Minneapolis, HARVEY MILK in DC and More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 4/29; Broadway Hopeful DIARY OF A WIMPY KID in Minneapolis, HARVEY MILK in DC and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 29, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Washington, DC, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include the World Premiere of Broadway hopeful DIARY OF A WIMPY KID in Minneapolis, I AM ANNE HUTCHINSON/I AM HARVEY MILK starring Kristin Chenoweth and Andrew Lippa in DC, and a revival of THE FANTASTICKS in LA, just to name a few. (more...)


by Review Roundups - Apr 25, 2016

The world premiere of I AM ANNE HUTCHINSON / I AM HARVEY MILK came to the Strathmore featuring Kristin Chenoweth and Andrew Lippa. (more...)

BWW Review:  I AM ANNE HUTCHINSON/I AM HARVEY MILK Premieres at StrathmoreBWW Review: I AM ANNE HUTCHINSON/I AM HARVEY MILK Premieres at Strathmore
by Jennifer Perry - Apr 25, 2016

I am enormously thrilled that Strathmore took this one on. It's not the kind of event the largely classical venue usually presents and I hope to see more risk-taking in the future. The pieces offer up stories that need to be heard, and there's no denying the music and performers are first rate. (more...)

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Tour Will Wrap Up in JulyTHE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Tour Will Wrap Up in July
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

BroadwayWorld has just learned that the national tour of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY will be ending July 26 in Greenville, SC, after completing all of its officially announced engagements. A tour rep shared that not continuing the tour for a second season was 'a purely logistical decision for the producers.' (more...)

Matt Farcher to Lead Wildhorn & Murphy's THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO at Pioneer Theatre CompanyMatt Farcher to Lead Wildhorn & Murphy's THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO at Pioneer Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the American professional premiere of the new musical THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO, written by Frank Wildhorn and Jack Murphy. Performances take place May 6 through May 21, 2016. PTC has just announced the full cast and creative team for the production! (more...)

BWW Interview: Andrew Lippa of I AM ANNE HUTCHINSON/I AM HARVEY MILK at Music Center At StrathmoreBWW Interview: Andrew Lippa of I AM ANNE HUTCHINSON/I AM HARVEY MILK at Music Center At Strathmore
by Jamie McGonnigal - Apr 19, 2016

Andrew has had a prolific career as a writer, from the above mentioned Off-Broadway favorites, to supplying additional material for the You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown revival, as well as music & lyrics for Broadway's Big Fish and The Addams Family. Now he's taken on two of our country's greatest civil rights legends, gay rights activist Harvey Milk, and women's rights activist Anne Hutchinson (more...)

BWW Interview: Executive Producer Rolando Sanz Talks Andrew Lippa's ANNE HUTCHINSON/HARVEY MILK and Its Date with DestinyBWW Interview: Executive Producer Rolando Sanz Talks Andrew Lippa's ANNE HUTCHINSON/HARVEY MILK and Its Date with Destiny
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 18, 2016

When Andrew Lippa, the Broadway composer, was commissioned by the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus to write I AM HARVEY MILK for its 35th anniversary in 2013, the hour-long work about the assassinated gay rights activist was called an oratorio. While it was a success from the start, people involved already thought it was ready to move on to something bigger. The result is I AM ANNE HUTCHINSON /I AM HARVEY MILK, which has its world premiere on April 23, at the Music Center at Strathmore, in North Bethesda, MD, a Metro ride from Washington, DC, starring Kristin Chenoweth, and composer-librettist Lippa. (more...)

John Dossett & Douglas Sills to Join Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole in Now-Extended WAR PAINT at Goodman TheatreJohn Dossett & Douglas Sills to Join Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole in Now-Extended WAR PAINT at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Goodman Theatre has announced Broadway stars John Dossett and Douglas Sills will join the cast of War Paint, a new musical starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole as Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, respectively. Dossett will portray Tommy Lewis, Miss Arden's husband and chief marketing officer, and Sills will portray the ambitious Harry Fleming, Madame Rubinstein's clubby confidante and faithful ally.   (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Lindsay Mendez, Daniel Quadrino, Troy Iwata and More Sing the Music of Tim Rosser & Charlie SohneSTAGE TUBE: Watch Lindsay Mendez, Daniel Quadrino, Troy Iwata and More Sing the Music of Tim Rosser & Charlie Sohne
by Stage Tube - Apr 14, 2016

After a sold-out concert in 2013, Jonathan Larson and Mary Rodgers/Lorenz Hart Award winners Charlie Sohne & Tim Rosser came back to the Feinstein's/54 Below stage for the first time in over 2 years. Audiences heard selections from some of their latest projects including Run Away Home, Talk To Me, The Boy Who Danced on Air, and their new slash fiction boy band pilot Truth Slash Fiction. (more...)

ALADDIN's Adam Jacobs, Courtney Reed & James Monroe Iglehart Will Announce 2016 Drama League Award Nominees; BWW to Livestream!ALADDIN's Adam Jacobs, Courtney Reed & James Monroe Iglehart Will Announce 2016 Drama League Award Nominees; BWW to Livestream!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

The nominations ceremony will be broadcast worldwide via live stream at www.broadwayworld.com, and will be hosted by National Life Group, a longstanding Drama League partner and supporter of the arts. Since 1848, National Life has lived its corporate values of do good, be good, and make good by offering financial solutions to those it serves. (more...)

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Tour Cast to Host BC/EFA Benefit in St. LouisTHE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Tour Cast to Host BC/EFA Benefit in St. Louis
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Members of the cast of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY national tour Lucy Horton, Amy Linden, Bryan Welnicki, Cole Burden, Mary Callanan, Caitlin Houlahan, J Michael Zygo, John Campione, Tom Treadwell, Cullen Titmas, Brad Greer, and Jessica Sheridan will perform at the Curtain Call Lounge (521 North Grand Blvd.) on Monday, April 11 at 7PM to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids (BCEFA). Doors to the event will open at 6 p.m. (more...)

Yale Institute for Music Theatre Announces 2016 SelectionsYale Institute for Music Theatre Announces 2016 Selections
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

The YALE INSTITUTE FOR MUSIC THEATRE announces the two original book musicals which have been selected for this year's two-week summer lab:  Blessing, music and lyrics by Andrew R. Butler and book by Andrew Farmer, directed by Kent Nicholson; and The White City, music by Avi Amon and book and lyrics by Julia Gytri, directed by Mark Brokaw. The 2016 Institute, which runs June 12-25 at Yale School of Drama, will culminate with open rehearsal readings of each project, presented as part of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas, on June 24 and 25. (more...)

New York City Opera to Present NY Premiere of HOPPER'S WIFE This SpringNew York City Opera to Present NY Premiere of HOPPER'S WIFE This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

New York City Opera presents the New York premiere of HOPPER'S WIFE by composer Stewart Wallace, set to a libretto by Michael Korie. (more...)

Photo Flash: Young Artists of America at Strathmore Presents CHILDREN OF EDEN with Stephen SchwartzPhoto Flash: Young Artists of America at Strathmore Presents CHILDREN OF EDEN with Stephen Schwartz
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

On Sunday, March 13th at 4pm, Young Artists of America at Strathmore (YAA) presented the youth premiere of the new symphonic version of Children of Eden by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell, Pippin and The Prince of Egypt). Schwartz himself worked as a guest mentor with the YAA high school-aged students. The cast, full symphonic orchestra, and chorus will include over 350 youth from all over the DC Metro area including 250 younger artists from North Bethesda Middle School. The performance took place at The Music Center at Strathmore (5301 Tuckerman Ln, North Bethesda, MD). (more...)

Bay Area Reporter to Celebrate 45th Anniversary with 2016 'Besties Party'Bay Area Reporter to Celebrate 45th Anniversary with 2016 'Besties Party'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Celebrate the Bay Area Reporter's 45th Anniversary and the 2016 Sixth Annual Besties party at Oasis on Thursday, April 7, 6 to 9 p.m. (398 11th Street at Folsom), with guest-host Shawn Ryan. (more...)

Tony Winner Levi Kreis to Headline DIVERSITY HONORS Benefit for Harvey Milk FoundationTony Winner Levi Kreis to Headline DIVERSITY HONORS Benefit for Harvey Milk Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Levi Kreis, Tony award-winning actor/singer will make a special appearance at Diversity Honors, the highly touted fundraiser for the Harvey Milk Foundation and The Pride Center at Equality Park at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 13, 2016 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, FL. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 3/25/2016 - WAITRESS, DEAR EVAN HANSEN with Ben Platt & More!Broadway AM Report, 3/25/2016 - WAITRESS, DEAR EVAN HANSEN with Ben Platt & More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 25, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: WAITRESS bakes on Broadway, DEAR EVAN HANSEN begins and more! (more...)

Full Cast & Creative Team Announced for Kristin Chenoweth & Andrew Lippa-Led HUTCHINSON/I AM HARVEY MILK World PremiereFull Cast & Creative Team Announced for Kristin Chenoweth & Andrew Lippa-Led HUTCHINSON/I AM HARVEY MILK World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Rolando Sanz and Strathmore, in association with Bruce Cohen, Robb Nanus and David Bloch will present the world premiere of I Am Anne Hutchinson/I Am Harvey Milk, a musical celebration of two American icons, for a two-night engagement on Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24, 2016 at the Music Center at Strathmore (5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, Maryland). (more...)

Stage Veterans Mary-Louise Parker, Emily Skeggs & Austin McKenzie Set for ABC's LGBT Event Series WHEN WE RISEStage Veterans Mary-Louise Parker, Emily Skeggs & Austin McKenzie Set for ABC's LGBT Event Series WHEN WE RISE
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

ABC Studios has cast the epic event limited series 'When We Rise,' written and created by Academy Award winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black. Starring in the event limited series are Guy Pearce ('Memento,' 'L.A. Confidential') as LGBT activist Cleve Jones, Mary-Louise Parker ('Weeds,' 'Angels in America') as women's rights leader Roma Guy and Rachel Griffiths ('Brothers and Sisters,' 'Six Feet Under') as her wife, social justice activist Diane. The roles of African American community organizer Ken Jones and transgender activist Cecelia Chung are still to be cast, among others. (more...)

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