Ivor Novello News

Date Of Birth:
January 15, 1893
Date Of Death:
March 06, 1951 (58)
Birth Place:
Wales, ENGLAND
Gender:
Male
Geoffrey Rush to Star as OLIVER! Composer Lionel Bart in Upcoming Musical Biopic
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

According to the Daily Mail, Geoffrey Rush will once again bridge the stage-screen gap by playing OLIVER! composer Lionel Bart in an upcoming biopic, directed by Vadim Jean. Filming is set to begin this fall. (more...)

ED SHEERAN Announces First-Ever North American Headline Arena Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Atlantic recording artist Ed Sheeran has announced plans for his first-ever headlining arena tour of North America. (more...)

bergenPAC to Welcome James Blunt with Oh Honey, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood New Jersey truly offers music for everyone at affordable prices... See English singer-songwriter, musician and former army captain James Blunt with special guest Oh Honey on Tuesday, May 6th 2014 at 8pm. Be sure to reserve tickets for this spectacular show at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030. (more...)

VIDEO: First Listen - Ed Sheeran Premieres New Single 'Sing'!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Produced and co-written by multiple GRAMMY AwardŽ-winner Pharrell Williams, 'Sing' had its exclusive global premiere last night on BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe Show and you can watch it now below! (more...)

Lily Allen Set to Perform at NYC's Highline Ballroom 5/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

British pop singer Lily Allen has announced that she will perform a one-off show at New York City's Highline Ballroom on May 15th to celebrate the release of her new album Sheezus, which is due from Warner Bros. Records in the U.S. on May 6th (more...)

THERESE RAQUIN Opens at Finborough Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Following the sell-out success of its workshop as part of Vibrant 2012 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, and as part of the Finborough Theatre's acclaimed Celebrating British Music Theatre series, the world premiere of a new musical adaptation of the classic French novel Therese Raquin opens at the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre for a four week run, opening tonight, 25 March 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 27 March 2014 at 7.30pm), starring Julie Atherton and Olivier Award nominee Tara Hugo. (more...)

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Announces Music Headliners for 55th ANNUAL DOLLAR BANK THREE RIVERS ARTS FESTIVAL, 6/6-15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces a distinguished list of music headliners to be presented at the 55th annual Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival, a production of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. The 10-day celebration of the arts in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is unlike any other in the nation. The world-class, multi-disciplinary festival is free to attend and is open to the public. Attracting over 400,000 visitors annually, the Festival begins on the first Friday in June and takes place at the confluence of Pittsburgh's famed three rivers in Point State Park, throughout picturesque Gateway Center, and in the city's world-renowned Cultural District. (more...)

QUEEN & ADAM LAMBERT Add 5 Shows Due to Overwhelming Demand
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Due to overwhelming demand, five additional shows have been added to the Queen + Adam Lambert summer tour. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/22- Stephen Sondheim & Andrew Lloyd Webber!
by Stage Tube - Mar 22, 2014

Sondheim is the winner of an Academy Award, eight Tony Awards, including the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre, multiple Grammy Awards, a Pulitzer Prize and the Laurence Olivier Award. Described by Frank Rich of the New York Times as 'the greatest, and perhaps best-known artist working in musical theatre', his most famous scores include (as composer/lyricist) A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods, and Assassins. He also wrote the lyrics for West Side Story and Gypsy. Lloyd Webber has composed 13 musicals, a song cycle, a set of variations, two film scores, and a Latin Requiem Mass. He has also gained a number of honours, including a knighthood in 1992, followed by a peerage from the British Government for services to Music, seven Tony Awards, three Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, fourteen Ivor Novello Awards, seven Olivier Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and the Kennedy Center Honors in 2006. Several of his songs, notably 'The Music of the Night', 'I Don't Know How to Love Him', 'Don't Cry for Me, Argentina' and 'You Must Love Me', 'Any Dream Will Do' and 'Memory' have been widely recorded and were hits outside of their parent musicals. (more...)

EVITA National Tour to Play TUTS, 5/6-18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) invites Houstonians to experience the passion and seduction of the Tony Award-winning elegant masterpiece EVITA, running May 6 - 18 at Hobby Center's Sarofim Hall. (more...)

Lily Allen to Release Her Third Studio Album, 'Sheezus', 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

British pop singer Lily Allen will release her third studio album, entitled Sheezus, on May 6th on Warner Bros. Records. An album pre-order launches today. (more...)

Queen + Adam Lambert Join Forces For A Summer Arena Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Queen + Adam Lambert will reign over a highly anticipated North American summer tour starting at the United Center in Chicago on Thursday, June 19. Brian May, Roger Taylor + Adam Lambert will come together for the first time in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, Dallas and more. The 19-date tour wraps Sunday, July 20 in Washington, DC at the Merriweather Post Pavilion, their only outdoor summer concert. The tour is presented by Live Nation. (more...)

The National Portrait Gallery Presents THE GREAT WAR IN PORTRAITS Exhibit, Feb. 27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

The National Portrait Gallery stages the first national exhibition of the First World War centenary commemorations, opening tomorrow Thursday 27 February 2014. The Great War in Portraits (27 February-15 June 2014) marks the start of a four-year public programme at the Gallery of displays and events, and workshops for young people. (more...)

bergenPAC to Welcome James Blunt, 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood New Jersey truly offers music for everyone at affordable prices... See English singer-songwriter, musician and former army captain James Blunt on Tuesday, May 6 2014 at 8pm. Tickets for James Blunt go on sale Friday, February 28, 2014 Be sure to reserve tickets for these new shows at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030. (more...)

British Composer, Pianist, Singer-Songwriter Errollyn Wallen Performs at Symphony Space Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Belize-born and London-based composer, singer-songwriter, and pianist Errollyn Wallen takes the stage at Symphony Space tonight, February 21 (7:30 pm) for an evening of her genre-defying music. (more...)

THERESE RAQUIN to Open at Finborough Theatre, March 25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

Following the sell-out success of its workshop as part of Vibrant 2012 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, and as part of the Finborough Theatre's acclaimed Celebrating British Music Theatre series, the world premiere of a new musical adaptation of the classic French novel Therese Raquin opens at the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre for a four week run, opening Tuesday, 25 March 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 27 March 2014 at 7.30pm), starring Julie Atherton and Olivier Award nominee Tara Hugo. (more...)

Errollyn Wallen to Play Symphony Space, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

Belize-born and London-based composer, singer-songwriter, and pianist Errollyn Wallen takes the stage at Symphony Space on Friday, February 21 (7:30 pm) for an evening of her genre-defying music. The program includes two world premieres and five US premieres, heard in performances by Wallen, the Hartt Quartet, the Miller-Porfiris Duo, baritone Fredrick Redd, and writer David Grand. The concert takes place at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia as part of The Music of Now Series, which runs through the end of March. Tickets are $32, $27 for members, and $20 for those under 30, available at www.symphonyspace.org. (more...)

MUSIC ON THE ROCK: The Beatles Set for 2/20-23 at Flat Rock Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Flat Rock Playhouse has announced the next 'Music on the Rock' series concert: The Beatles running February 20th to 23rd. The show will feature Music on the Rock regular Ryan Guerra. (more...)

British Composer, Pianist, Singer-Songwriter Errollyn Wallen to Perform at Symphony Space, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

Belize-born and London-based composer, singer-songwriter, and pianist Errollyn Wallen takes the stage at Symphony Space on Friday, February 21 (7:30 pm) for an evening of her genre-defying music. (more...)

Richard Dreyfuss, Mel Brooks & More Join 2014 TCM CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL Line-Up
by TV News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) has added an exciting roster of screen legends and beloved titles to the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival, (more...)

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