Ira Gershwin News

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    Ira Gershwin News

    Date Of Birth:
    December 06, 1896
    Date Of Death:
    August 17, 1983 (86)
    Birth Place:
    New York, NY
    Gender:
    Male
    FLASH FRIDAY: USA, USA! HAMILTON, 1776 & Many More Patriotic MusicalsFLASH FRIDAY: USA, USA! HAMILTON, 1776 & Many More Patriotic Musicals
    by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 3, 2015

    Today we are shining a solo spotlight on the historically-based musicals celebrating American figures in honor of July 4! (more...)

    JCCSF Welcomes Scholars, Athletes, Musicians, Chefs and More for 2015-16 Arts & Ideas LineupJCCSF Welcomes Scholars, Athletes, Musicians, Chefs and More for 2015-16 Arts & Ideas Lineup
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

    The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF) Chief Executive Officer Marci Glazer announced the outstanding thinkers, writers and entertainers that will comprise the diverse lineup for the 2015-16 Arts & Ideas season. (more...)

    Favorite Things! Cast Of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Talks Standout Songs & Much More In New Video FeaturettesFavorite Things! Cast Of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Talks Standout Songs & Much More In New Video Featurettes
    by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 30, 2015

    The cast of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS reveals their favorite things! (more...)

    (Mostly) Musicals Returns with THE HEAT IS ON, 7/06(Mostly) Musicals Returns with THE HEAT IS ON, 7/06
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2015

    Following a several month absence from the LA scene, (mostly)musicals will make its long-awaited return on Monday, July 6 at the E Spot Lounge with The Heat Is ON! This will be the company's 12th production in a series of themed cabarets. 'We are so excited to be returning to the LA calendar, and to be back in Studio City in the beautiful new E Spot Lounge,' explains producer amy francis schott. (more...)

    Spotlight On The Leading Men Of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS In New Video FeaturetteSpotlight On The Leading Men Of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS In New Video Featurette
    by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 23, 2015

    The leading men of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS! (more...)

    BWW TV Exclusive: They've Got Rhythm- Go Inside the Recording Studio with the Cast of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS!BWW TV Exclusive: They've Got Rhythm- Go Inside the Recording Studio with the Cast of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS!
    by Stage Tube - Jun 18, 2015

    MASTERWORKS BROADWAY recently released the Original Broadway Cast Recording of An American in Paris, produced by Rob Fisher and Scott Lehrer. The score of An American in Paris includes the songs 'I Got Rhythm,' 'Liza,' 'S Wonderful,' 'But Not For Me,' 'I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise,' and orchestral music including 'Concerto in F,' 'Second Prelude,' 'Second Rhapsody/Cuban Overture' and 'An American In Paris.' Below, we bring you an exclusive, behind-the-scenes video of the company in the recording studio! (more...)

    'YOU WON'T SUCCEED ON BROADWAY' to Open in August at St. James Theatre'YOU WON'T SUCCEED ON BROADWAY' to Open in August at St. James Theatre
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

    You Won't Succeed on Broadway if You Don't Have Any Jews will play St. James Theatre, 12 Palace Street, London SW1E 5JA from Tuesday 25th August - Saturday 5th September 2015. Press night: Thursday 27th August, 7.30pm. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT at the GatewayBWW Reviews: NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT at the Gateway
    by Melissa Giordano - Jun 17, 2015

    It is truly a pleasure seeing Nice Work If You Can Get It at Bellport's Gateway Theatre. It has a zany and charming story, a beautiful Gershwin score, and the theatre is absolutely stunning. Most importantly, however, the cast is super-beyond talented. After all, many of them come from Broadway. (more...)

    Photo Coverage: Robert Fairchild, Leanne Cope, and AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Company Celebrate Album Release at Barnes and NoblePhoto Coverage: Robert Fairchild, Leanne Cope, and AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Company Celebrate Album Release at Barnes and Noble
    by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 13, 2015

    The company celebrated the release yesterday, June 12th, 2015 at Barnes & Noble and cast members Robert Fairchild,Leanne Cope, Jill Paice, Brandon Uranowitzand Max von Essen from the 2015 Tony-nominated musical performed songs from and signed copies of the newly released album. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

    AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Cast Set for CD Signing at Barnes & Noble TodayAN AMERICAN IN PARIS Cast Set for CD Signing at Barnes & Noble Today
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

    Masterworks Broadway just released the Original Broadway Cast Recording of An American in Paris, produced by Rob Fisher and Scott Lehrer. Join the company today, June 12th, 2015 at Barnes & Noble (click here for exact store location) as cast members Robert Fairchild, Leanne Cope, Jill Paice, Brandon Uranowitz and Max von Essen from the 2015 Tony-nominated musical perform songs from and sign copies of the newly released album! (more...)

    Spotlight On Tony-Winning AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon In New VideoSpotlight On Tony-Winning AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon In New Video
    by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 10, 2015

    The man behind the dance in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS! (more...)

    Photo Flash: First Look at Richard Fleeshman, Summer Strallen and More in A DAMSEL IN DISTRESSPhoto Flash: First Look at Richard Fleeshman, Summer Strallen and More in A DAMSEL IN DISTRESS
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

    George is an American composer working at the Savoy Theatre in London. Maud is the thoroughly English Lady Marshmoreton, a beautiful socialite who lives in a castle with a ha-ha and a drawbridge. (more...)

    Dramatists Guild President Urges Tony Awards Chief to Let Writing Categories ShineDramatists Guild President Urges Tony Awards Chief to Let Writing Categories Shine
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

    Dramatists Guild President Doug Wright sent a letter today to CBS's president, Leslie Moonves, in reaction to the 2015 Tony Award broadcast and its decision to present the awards in the major writing categories off-camera.  (more...)

    Backstage At The Tonys With AN AMERICAN IN PARIS In New Video FeaturetteBackstage At The Tonys With AN AMERICAN IN PARIS In New Video Featurette
    by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 9, 2015

    Backstage at the Tonys with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS! (more...)

    Kimmel Center Is Proud Co-Producer of Tony-Winning AN AMERICAN IN PARISKimmel Center Is Proud Co-Producer of Tony-Winning AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

    The Kimmel Center is proud to be one of the co-producers of An American in Paris, which won four honors at Sunday's 69th Annual Tony Awards. The popular Broadway stage adaptation was co-produced by the Kimmel Center as part of Elephant Eye Theatrical and the production consortium Five Cent Productions. (more...)

    CVRep to Welcome Back Scott Dreier in DORIS AND ME, 6/19-21CVRep to Welcome Back Scott Dreier in DORIS AND ME, 6/19-21
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

    Coachella Valley Repertory Theatre (CVRep) is once again proud to present award winning performer Scott Dreier in Doris and Me as the first of its Summer Cabaret Series. (more...)

    4 Tonys! AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Highlights Tony Wins In New Video Featurette4 Tonys! AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Highlights Tony Wins In New Video Featurette
    by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 8, 2015

    Four Tonys for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS! (more...)

    BWW TV: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS's Natasha Katz on Her Tony Win - 'I Feel Incredible'BWW TV: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS's Natasha Katz on Her Tony Win - 'I Feel Incredible'
    by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2015

    AN AMERICAN IN PARIS's Natasha Katz took home the 2015 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design yesterday evening. BroadwayWorld caught up with Katz in the winners' room right after her speech - hear what she had to say below! (more...)

    BWW Interviews: Hershey Felder Talks GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONEBWW Interviews: Hershey Felder Talks GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE
    by Katricia Lang - Jun 7, 2015

    GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE, a solo one-act play with music, focuses on the life of George Gershwin. Along with providing a taste of Gershwin's arresting personality, the piece features several of the composer's most popular songs. (more...)

    BWW Tonys Special: Ultimate Guide to This Season's Cast RecordingsBWW Tonys Special: Ultimate Guide to This Season's Cast Recordings
    by David Clarke - Jun 6, 2015

    It's that time of year, and I can't help but wonder if your CD collection and iPod are Tonys ready. It's just a handful of hours until the 69th annual Tony Awards, which will be broadcast live on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 8/7c on CBS. This Broadway season has some exciting contenders in the musical categories, and to get you ready for the big night, I'm recapping the albums you should be listening to (or at least pre-ordering). (more...)

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