Jerome Kass News

Gender: Male
Columbia Records Releases Barbra Streisand's 'ENCORE: Movie Partners Sing Broadway' Album TodayColumbia Records Releases Barbra Streisand's 'ENCORE: Movie Partners Sing Broadway' Album Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

(more...)

VIDEO: Barbra Streisand Performs 'Fifty Percent' ft. Husband James BrolinVIDEO: Barbra Streisand Performs 'Fifty Percent' ft. Husband James Brolin
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Barbra Streisand, who last year became the only recording artist or group to achieve #1 albums in each of six decades, has shared a first listen to 'Fifty Percent' an exclusive Target bonus track from her forthcoming album 'ENCORE: Movie Partners Sing Broadway. ' (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/26/2015 - BRIDGING THE GAP, Galas All Night and More!WAKE UP with BWW 10/26/2015 - BRIDGING THE GAP, Galas All Night and More!
by Jessica Khan - Oct 26, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Stars help Wesley Taylor 'BRIDGE THE GAP' for The Actors Fund tonight, DGF and Abingdon host their annual galas, and more! (more...)

Tony and Emmy Nominee Jerome Kass Has DiedTony and Emmy Nominee Jerome Kass Has Died
by Sally Henry - Oct 24, 2015

BroadwayWorld has learned the sad news that playwright Jerome Kass has died. A Tony nominee for penning the book of the 1978 musical BALLROOM, Kass passed away in his Manhatta home on Thursday, Oct. 22 from prostate cancer. He was 78. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Players Guild of Leonia Present BALLROOMPhoto Flash: The Players Guild of Leonia Present BALLROOM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2012

The Players Guild of Leonia present: BALLROOM. Book by Jerome Kass, music by Billy Goldenberg, lyrics by Marilyn & Alan Bergman. Directed by Annette Lenge. Based on Kass' teleplay for the 1975 Emmy Award-winning television drama 'Queen of the Stardust Ballroom,' the plot focuses on lonely widow Bea Asher, who becomes romantically involved with Alfred Rossi, a mail carrier she meets at the local dance hall. (more...)

RIALTO CHATTER: Mitchell to Helm BALLROOM for Bway in 2012?RIALTO CHATTER: Mitchell to Helm BALLROOM for Bway in 2012?
by Rialto Chatter - May 19, 2010

According to Variety, a recent industry reading of the 1978 musical Ballroom has incited some speculation about a 2012 Broadway revival with Jerry Mitchell at the helm as director/choreographer. (more...)

Photo Flash: 'Norman's Ark' in LAPhoto Flash: 'Norman's Ark' in LA
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2008

'Norman's Ark' is an unprecedented production that includes over 100 children from all over greater Los Angeles. (more...)

Festival of New American Musicals in Southern CA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2008

The Festival of New American Musicals, a two-month musical theatre festival, will be held in May and June, 2008, throughout Southern California. Marcia Seligson and Bob Klein are the Executive Producers of the Festival. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Queer Songbook's Glen Roven ConcertPhoto Coverage: Queer Songbook's Glen Roven Concert
by Linda Lenzi - May 26, 2006

On Thursday, May 25th, Queer Songbook presented an evening of songs by Glen Roven, featuring Donna McKechnie, Douglas Sills, Sandy Duncan and more, at the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center (more...)