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Jerome Kern News

Also Credited As:
  • Jerome D. Kern

  • Date Of Birth:
    January 27, 1885
    Date Of Death:
    November 11, 1945 (60)
    Birth Place:
    New York, NY, USA
    Gender:
    Male
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    Paxton Whitehead, Michael McCormick & More Join Cast of MY FAIR LADY at the Muny!Paxton Whitehead, Michael McCormick & More Join Cast of MY FAIR LADY at the Muny!
    by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

    The Muny announced today the complete cast for its production of Alan Jay Lerner (book & lyrics) and Frederick Loewe's (music) classic My Fair Lady. The production will be directed by Marc Bruni, choreographed by Chris Bailey and music directed by Ben Whiteley. (more...)

    BWW Interview: Aaron Lazar Talks Working With Broadway Legends, Giving Back to Seniors, and More!BWW Interview: Aaron Lazar Talks Working With Broadway Legends, Giving Back to Seniors, and More!
    by Sally Henry - May 22, 2015

    Though no one in Aaron Lazar's family had professionally pursued show business before he came along, he sees his entire career as being heavily influenced by his musically talented grandparents and great-grandparents. So in order to give back to the special seniors in his personal and professional life, Lazar has become involved with JASA (Jewish Association Serving the Aging), a non-profit organization. Lazar opened up to me about the impact the seniors in his life have had on him, his favorite memories from working with legends like Angela Lansbury and Elaine Stritch, why he wanted to join JASA, and more. Check out the interview below! (more...)

    Musicals Tonight!'s 18th Season Might Not Be Its LastMusicals Tonight!'s 18th Season Might Not Be Its Last
    by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

    One month ago, Musicals Tonight announced its 18th and final season. But renewing subscribers expressed such dismay that Artistic Director Mel Miller has convinced his Board of Directors to reconsider their decision.  (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: Florencia Cuenca & Jaime Lozano Cover FOLLIES' 'Losing My Mind'STAGE TUBE: Florencia Cuenca & Jaime Lozano Cover FOLLIES' 'Losing My Mind'
    by Stage Tube - May 20, 2015

    Live at the IMER (Instituto Mexicano de la Radio) Florencia Cuenca & Jaime Lozano put jazz and musical theatre together creating what they have called 'The New Standards'. Below, watch as they perform Follies' 'Losing My Mind.' (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/19/15 - SHOW BOATSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/19/15 - SHOW BOAT
    by Stage Tube - May 19, 2015

    Today in 1946, the second Broadway revival of Showboat opened at the Ziegfeld Theatre, and ran for 418 performances. Show Boat is a musical in two acts with music by Jerome Kern and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. It was originally produced in New York in 1927 and in London in 1928, and was based on the 1926 novel of the same name by Edna Ferber. The plot chronicles the lives of those living and working on the Cotton Blossom, a Mississippi River show boat, from 1880 to 1927. The show's dominant themes include racial prejudice and tragic, enduring love. (more...)

    92Y Presents CELEBRATING FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Feat. Sheldon Harnick to Close Lyrics and Lyricists 2015 Season92Y Presents CELEBRATING FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Feat. Sheldon Harnick to Close Lyrics and Lyricists 2015 Season
    by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

    Generations around the world have grown up with Fiddler on the Roof and such unforgettable, iconic songs as "If I Were a Rich Man" and "Sunrise, Sunset." But getting to the "final Fiddler" was a fascinating process, and on May 30, 31 and June 1-closing the 2015 Lyrics & Lyricists season-lyricist Sheldon Harnick takes us inside the creation and history of this cultural landmark. (more...)

    Nancy Opel, Noah Racey & More Join Cast of HOLIDAY INN at The MunyNancy Opel, Noah Racey & More Join Cast of HOLIDAY INN at The Muny
    by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

    The Muny announced today the complete cast for its production of Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn. Based on the 1942 film, Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn features music and lyrics by Irving Berlin with a book by Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge. Greenberg will direct the Muny production with choreography by Denis Jones. Musical direction is by James Moore, vocal and dance arrangements are by Sam Davis with additional arrangements by Bruce Pomahac, and orchestrations by Larry Blank. The Muny's production of Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn is its second production worldwide. (more...)

    David Engel, Jason Graae and More Set for Rubicon's RODGERS & HART & HAMMERSTEIN This WeekendDavid Engel, Jason Graae and More Set for Rubicon's RODGERS & HART & HAMMERSTEIN This Weekend
    by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

    The Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Musical Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company continues with three concerts celebrating the genius of two of the most prolific and most important writing teams in musical theatre history in a show entitled RODGERS & HART & HAMMERSTEIN. (more...)

    Photo Flash: First Look at Walnut Street Theatre's I LOVE A PIANOPhoto Flash: First Look at Walnut Street Theatre's I LOVE A PIANO
    by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

    Hear the heart of America beat in Irving Berlin's I LOVE A PIANO at Walnut Street Theatre's Independence Studio on 3. The show runs through June 28, 2015 in the intimate space. (more...)

    Civic Theatre Sets Spring Season of Plays, Broadcasts & MoreCivic Theatre Sets Spring Season of Plays, Broadcasts & More
    by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

    Civic Theatre of Allentown will continue its 2014-2015 season with nearly a dozen unique events. This spring, the Civic is your hub for entertainment and culture, with unique presentations on both stage and screen. This Spring, Civic will present events ranging from the visual arts ('Matitisse' From Tate Modern and Moma and 'Hermitage Revealed') to science and technology, from much-loved musicals ('Showboat') to staged re-imaginings of great novels- all from the comfort of the Civic's historic 19th Street theatre. (more...)

    Musicals Tonight Sets Final SeasonMusicals Tonight Sets Final Season
    by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

    Musicals Tonight has announced it will close its doors following its 2015-16 season. Its final offerings include Oh, Kay!, which will run October 13-25, 2015, Out of This World from October 27- November 08, 2015, Babes in Arms from March 8-20, 2016, Oh, Boy! from March 22-April 3, 2016, from Wonderful Town April 5 - 17, 2016. A Subscription to all five shows runs at $141.25. (more...)

    ALL DANCING! ALL SINGING! Irving Berlin Dance Revue Coming to 92Y This MayALL DANCING! ALL SINGING! Irving Berlin Dance Revue Coming to 92Y This May
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

    We're reaching for the moon, putting all our eggs in one basket, dancing cheek to cheek and pouring our hearts into a song, because it's time to face the music and dance! All Dancing! All Singing! is the first Lyrics & Lyricists dance revue, celebrating Irving Berlin's contributions to Hollywood musicals. Artistic director/choreographer Randy Skinner directs a cast of hand-picked young vocalists/dancers -- Darien Crago, Danny Gardner, Drew Humphrey, Kristie Kerwin, Con O'Shea-Creal and Kristen Beth Williams -- who are joined by veterans Sandy Duncan and Don Correia as special guests. Performances are May 2, 3 and 4. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: SOUTH PACIFIC at Algonquin Arts TheatreBWW Reviews: SOUTH PACIFIC at Algonquin Arts Theatre
    by Michael T. Mooney - Apr 13, 2015

    With SOUTH PACIFIC Algonquin Arts continues to provide the highest quality musical theatre to New Jersey audiences while showcasing Broadway's most talented performers. (more...)

    San Francisco Opera's SHOW BOAT, Starring Harriet Harris & Bill Irwin, Coming to the Big ScreenSan Francisco Opera's SHOW BOAT, Starring Harriet Harris & Bill Irwin, Coming to the Big Screen
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

    Rising Alternative today announced that San Francisco Opera's critically acclaimed production of SHOW BOAT will be screened in movie theatres across the country this summer. San Francisco Opera's production of the Broadway classic, which features music by Jerome Kern and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, opened in June of 2014, and is directed by theater and opera director Francesca Zambello. (more...)

    Milwaukee Chamber Theatre to Stage JEEVES TAKES A BOW, 4/16-5/3Milwaukee Chamber Theatre to Stage JEEVES TAKES A BOW, 4/16-5/3
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

    P.G. Wodehouse's beloved comic characters will take the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) stage once more in JEEVES TAKES A BOW, April 16 - May 3, 2015. (more...)

    Photo Flash: Dancers Over 40's Tribute to Ruth PagePhoto Flash: Dancers Over 40's Tribute to Ruth Page
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

    Monday's Dancers Over 40's Tribute honored Chicago Ballet's superstar Ruth Page in 'A World Apart' at Off-Broadway's St. Luke's Theatre, March 23, 2015. Check out photos below! (more...)

    Photo Coverage: 92Y Lyrics & Lyricists Presents NEW YORK: SONGS OF THE CITYPhoto Coverage: 92Y Lyrics & Lyricists Presents NEW YORK: SONGS OF THE CITY
    by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 24, 2015

    There are eight million stories in the Naked City-and a song to go with each of them. For decades, songwriters - from Porter, Rodgers & Hart and Ellington to Bernstein and Billy Joel have been fueled by this city's places, promises and roller coaster existence. With Lyrics & Lyricists production of New York: Songs of the City, artistic director Deborah Grace Winer had the ultimate show for New Yorkers-or anyone who's ever wanted to be one. Vocalists Klea Blackhurst, Darius de Haas, La Tanya Hall, Leslie Kritzer, Jeffrey Schecter, and pianist/vocalist Billy Stritch-brought the sounds of the city to life on March 21, 22 and 23. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: LAUREN STANFORD Attempts Channeling the Legendary Helen Morgan at 54 BelowBWW Reviews: LAUREN STANFORD Attempts Channeling the Legendary Helen Morgan at 54 Below
    by Alix Cohen - Mar 22, 2015

    Lauren Stanford (who won the MetroStar Singing Competition at the Metropolitan Room in 2013) has convincingly done herself up to look like the legendary Helen Morgan in her new show, More Than You Know, which she introduced at the Laurie Beechman Theatre in late October and brought to 54 Below this past Friday night. Stanford's presentation is 2/3 singing and 1/3 biography. Research is evident; specific adds color. The use of framed photographs and several conjectured telephone calls is effective (the actress listens). Vocals don't emulate Morgan's controlled vibrato, but Stanford has sufficient musical feel for the period to make mimicry unnecessary. Her uneven contralto can add feeling to a song rather than diminishing it. There are, however, other issues. (more...)

    Patricia McBride and Karen Brown Join Ruth Page Tribute at St. Luke's Next WeekPatricia McBride and Karen Brown Join Ruth Page Tribute at St. Luke's Next Week
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

    A special tribute from New York City Ballet's ballerina Patricia McBride and Dance Theatre of Harlem's Karen Brown will join the Dancers Over 40's Tribute to honor Chicago Ballet's superstar Ruth Page, 'A World Apart' at St. Luke's Theatre, 308 West 46th St., NYC at 7PM. (more...)

    BWW Previews: Baltimore Symphony Unveils 100th Anniversary Schedule with Broadway Veterans FeaturedBWW Previews: Baltimore Symphony Unveils 100th Anniversary Schedule with Broadway Veterans Featured
    by Charles Shubow - Mar 19, 2015

    John Waters, Many Patinkin, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and Four Broadway Divas will be highlighted. (more...)

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