Ira Gershwin News

Also Credited As: Arthur Francis
 
Date Of Birth:
December 06, 1896
Date Of Death:
August 17, 1983 (86)
Birth Place:
New York, NY
Gender: Male
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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
Harlem Rep to Stage Jazzy THE WIZARD OF OZ for Young AudiencesHarlem Rep to Stage Jazzy THE WIZARD OF OZ for Young Audiences
by BroadwayWorld JR - Sep 27, 2016

Harlem Repertory Theatre will stage 'The Wizard of Oz,' co-produced by the Yip Harburg Foundation, for young (and young-at-heart) audiences October 8 to December 13 at Tato Laviera Theatre at Harlem Prep Elementary School, 240 East 123rd Street (at 3rd Ave.), Manhattan. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/24/2016
by - Sep 24, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/24/2016. (more...)

Tickets to AN AMERICAN IN PARIS on Sale Tomorrow at Dr. Phillips CenterTickets to AN AMERICAN IN PARIS on Sale Tomorrow at Dr. Phillips Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

An American in Paris, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards, comes to Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts this holiday season. The Orlando engagement will play the Walt Disney Theater December 13 -18, 2016. Tickets are on sale to the general public tomorrow, Friday, September 23, 2016. (more...)

Chicago Cabaret Professionals 'SENTIMENTAL JOURNEYS' Gala to Honor Joan CurtoChicago Cabaret Professionals 'SENTIMENTAL JOURNEYS' Gala to Honor Joan Curto
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Nonstop musical entertainment by many of Chicago's finest cabaret performers will make 'Sentimental Journeys...Musical Tours of the Heart' an unforgettable evening. (more...)

Molly Pope to Feature Cut Song from Original A STAR IS BORN Film at Feinstein's/54 BelowMolly Pope to Feature Cut Song from Original A STAR IS BORN Film at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

A STAR IS BORN - brought vividly to life by award-winning cabarettist Molly Pope - will now include a recently-rediscovered Harold Arlen and Ira Gershwin song, 'I'm Off the Down Beat,' written for the original film, but never used. (more...)

Theater Works Opens 2016-17 Masterworks Series with  NOISES OFFTheater Works Opens 2016-17 Masterworks Series with NOISES OFF
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

 Theater Works presents the comedic farce NOISES OFF opening October 7, 2016. Earning five Tony Award® nominations this year for the revival, Michael Frayn's play within a play is a hilarious send-up of the making of a stage production.  An overly ambitious director and his troupe of journeyman actors and crew are putting together a silly, bawdy comedy titled, Nothing On - a single-set farce in which lovers frolic, doors slam, clothes are tossed away, and embarrassing hi-jinx ensue. (more...)

U-M Orchestra to Perform New Editions of Gershwin MasterpiecesU-M Orchestra to Perform New Editions of Gershwin Masterpieces
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The University Symphony Orchestra at the University of Michigan will perform two George Gershwin masterpieces—'An American in Paris' (1928) and 'Concerto in F' (1925)—in new critical editions that reveal, for the first time in decades, the composer's original intent for the works.  (more...)

Mirror Visions Ensemble Presents FLIGHTS OF FANTASY at The Sheen CenterMirror Visions Ensemble Presents FLIGHTS OF FANTASY at The Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

 Mirror Visions Ensemble (MVE), currently celebrating its 25th anniversary, presents its unique program Flights of Fantasy at the Loreto Theater at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture on Friday, October 14 at 8:00 p.m. and in a collaborative performance with New York University students at NYU's Loewe Theater on Monday, October 31 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

National Tour of CRAZY FOR YOU Starring Tom ChambersNational Tour of CRAZY FOR YOU Starring Tom Chambers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Following rave reviews and a successful season at the Watermill Theatre, Jamie Wilson, Gavin Kalin and the Watermill Theatre are delighted to announce a national tour of the musical "CRAZY FOR YOU", starring Tom Chambers as 'Bobby'. The tour will open at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth on 17 August 2017. Tour listings below with further dates to be announced. www.crazyforyoutour.com (more...)

Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS - West End Production Announces Full CastingRobert Fairchild and Leanne Cope in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS - West End Production Announces Full Casting
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Full casting is announced for Christopher Wheeldon's stunning reinvention of the Oscar winning film (that starred Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron). An American in Paris features the sublime music and lyrics of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a new book by Craig Lucas. Directly following celebrated engagements in Paris and New York, this critically acclaimed and multi award-winning new musical bursts into life in the West End from Saturday 4 March 2017 with the official opening night on Tuesday 21 March 2017 at the Dominion Theatre.  (more...)

New Casting Announced for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at The Dominion TheaterNew Casting Announced for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at The Dominion Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

The Daily Mail has reported some new casting for the forthcoming production of An American in Paris at the Dominion Theatre.  (more...)

Children's Playhouse of Maryland to Present CRAZY FOR YOU, Young Performers' EditionChildren's Playhouse of Maryland to Present CRAZY FOR YOU, Young Performers' Edition
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Children's Playhouse of MD (CPM), in residence at Community College of Baltimore County, Essex, opens its 2016-2017 season with the musical comedy, "Crazy for You, Young Performers' Edition," featuring more than 40 student actors from Baltimore City, Baltimore, Harford, and Howard counties. (more...)

Richard Holbrook to Bring THE UNTAPPED FRED ASTAIRE REVISITED to Guild HallRichard Holbrook to Bring THE UNTAPPED FRED ASTAIRE REVISITED to Guild Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Debonair cabaret veteran Richard Holbrook returns to EAG's Guild Hall with his musical tribute to the legendary entertainer Fred Astaire. (more...)

(mostly)musicals Is UP FOR DEBATE at the E Spot Lounge(mostly)musicals Is UP FOR DEBATE at the E Spot Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Following the success of August's ROAD TRIP, (mostly)musicals will return to the E Spot Lounge on Monday, September 19 with UP FOR DEBATE, the company's 19th entry in a series of themed cabarets. 'It's nearly time for the big election in November, but we wanted to put together a party people could really get behind!' explains producer Amy Francis Schott. (more...)

Drury Lane Theatre Presents CRAZY FOR YOU This NovemberDrury Lane Theatre Presents CRAZY FOR YOU This November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Drury Lane Theatre continues its 2016-2017 season with the romantic classic Crazy for You, featuring music by George Gershwin, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, and book by Ken Ludwig.  Crazy for You runs November 3, 2016 - January 8, 2017 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The Press Opening is Thursday, November 10 at 8:00 p.m.? (more...)

TREASURES OF NEW YORK to Celebrate Cultural Diversity in All-New SeasonTREASURES OF NEW YORK to Celebrate Cultural Diversity in All-New Season
by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

TREASURES OF NEW YORK announced today a spectacular new season line-up featuring a stunning array of twelve brand-new documentaries when the series returns this fall. (more...)

Connecticut Fall PreviewConnecticut Fall Preview
by Lauren Yarger - Aug 31, 2016

What Not to Miss on Connecticut Stages this Fall (more...)

Photo Coverage: Michael Feinstein Presents His Great American Songbook Winners Nick Ziobro & Julia Goodwin at Feinstein's/54 BelowPhoto Coverage: Michael Feinstein Presents His Great American Songbook Winners Nick Ziobro & Julia Goodwin at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 25, 2016

Michael Feinstein presented his Great American Songbook Winners at Feinstein's/54 Below and Broadwayworld was there. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

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NY Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive Cataloger Charles Morrow on Political SatiresNY Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive Cataloger Charles Morrow on Political Satires
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Aug 24, 2016

BroadwayWorld continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Charles Morrow, Cataloger for  Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on: Political Satires in The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Theatre on Film and Tape Archive. (more...)

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