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Jerome Kern News

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  • 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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    HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN Extends thru Jan 4 at the GeffenHERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN Extends thru Jan 4 at the Geffen
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

    Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin is now on-stage in the Gil Cates Theater at the Geffen Playhouse. The director is Trevor Hay, who collaborated with the performer and playwright on An American Story, Abe Lincoln's Piano, Hershey Felder as Franz Liszt and The Pianist of Willesden Lane. (more...)

    New Orangetheory Fitness Studio Launches in Altamonte SpringsNew Orangetheory Fitness Studio Launches in Altamonte Springs
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Orangetheory Fitness, the energizing and fast-growing fitness franchise, today announced that a new studio will be coming to Altamonte Springs, Fla. The Altamonte Springs studio will be located at 397 East Altamonte Drive. This announcement further solidifies the trend in explosive growth the Orangetheory Fitness brand has experienced during 2014. (more...)

    13th Street Repertory Theater's IRVING BERLIN RAGTIME REVUE to Open 11/913th Street Repertory Theater's IRVING BERLIN RAGTIME REVUE to Open 11/9
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

    When ASCAP Award-winning writer/director Chip Deffaa's "The Irving Berlin Ragtime Revue" opens November 9th at the 13th Street Repertory Theater (50 W. 13th Street, NYC), it will include some Berlin rarities and rediscoveries unheard in a century, including some never-recorded Berlin numbers. (more...)

    InDepth InterView Exclusive: Vanessa Williams Talks NY Philharmonic SHOW BOAT, Plus THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL NYC Vs. LA, INTO THE WOODS Memories & MoreInDepth InterView Exclusive: Vanessa Williams Talks NY Philharmonic SHOW BOAT, Plus THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL NYC Vs. LA, INTO THE WOODS Memories & More
    by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 29, 2014

    Today we are talking to a world famous triple-threat star of stage and screen who first shot to fame in the 1980s as the first African American Miss America and found considerable success as a recording artist and actress thereafter, the divine Vanessa Williams. Sharing sage wisdom from her life and career as well as reflecting on many of her most popular properties to date, Williams reveals some of her many secrets to success while also looking ahead to next month's hotly anticipated all-star concert presentation of legendary Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein musical SHOW BOAT, co-starring Julian Ovenden, Norm Lewis, Jane Alexander and many more along with the New York Philharmonic under the direction of Ted Sperling. Also, Williams shares her enthusiasm for setting out to create new renditions of some of SHOW BOAT's most noted selections, including 'Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man Of Mine'. Additionally, Williams opens up about her multiple musical theatre endeavors highlighting the work of Stephen Sondheim, including the Tony Award-winning 2002 Best Revival production of INTO THE WOODS and the recent original revue SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM. Plus, Williams details her ongoing participation in THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, after having starred in the well-received Broadway production last season and now finishing up headlining the Los Angeles production before bringing the drama to Boston. All of that, KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN memories, saving Audra McDonald's wedding day and much, much more with one of Broadway's brightest stars! (more...)

    Nicole Cabell and Joyce DiDonato Star in San Francisco Opera's I CAPULETI E I MONTECCHI, Out Today on DVD/Blu-rayNicole Cabell and Joyce DiDonato Star in San Francisco Opera's I CAPULETI E I MONTECCHI, Out Today on DVD/Blu-ray
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

    Soprano Nicole Cabell and mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato star as the ill-fated lovers Giulietta and Romeo in Vincenzo Bellini's bel canto opera I Capuleti e i Montecchi (The Capulets and the Montagues) in San Francisco Opera's new video release in partnership with EuroArts Music International. Cabell and DiDonato are joined by Albanian tenor Samir Pirgu (Tebaldo), American bass-baritone Eric Owens (Capellio) and Chinese baritone Ao Li (Lorenzo). (more...)

    Kate Baldwin, Kelli O'Hara, Laura Osnes & Steven Pasquale Set for 'Encores! Celebrates Rodgers, Hammerstein & Hart' Gala TonightKate Baldwin, Kelli O'Hara, Laura Osnes & Steven Pasquale Set for 'Encores! Celebrates Rodgers, Hammerstein & Hart' Gala Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

    Encores! Celebrates Rodgers and Hammerstein and Hart, New York City Center's annual Gala tonight, October 27, 2014, will feature the music and lyrics of Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, and Lorenz Hart, sung by some of Broadway's finest talent, includingKate Baldwin, Kelli O'Hara, Laura Osnes, Steven Pasquale, and Paulo Szot, and with dance performances by Irina Dvorovenko, Chase Finlay, Jared Grimes, and Lauren Lovette. (more...)

    HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN to Make World Premiere at the Geffen, 11/11-12/21HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN to Make World Premiere at the Geffen, 11/11-12/21
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

    Los Angeles favorite Hershey Felder returns to the Geffen Playhouse in Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin. The production is directed by Trevor Hay, who has collaborated with the performer and creator on An American Story, Abe Lincoln's Piano, Hershey Felder as Franz Liszt and The Pianist of Willesden Lane. Previews for Irving Berlin begin on November 11, the press opening will be on November 19 and the production is currently scheduled to close on December 21, 2014. (more...)

    13th Street Rep to Stage Five Shows About Irving Berlin13th Street Rep to Stage Five Shows About Irving Berlin
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

    When ASCAP Award-winning playwright/director Chip Deffaa's 'The Irving Berlin Ragtime Revue' has its world premiere at the 13th Street Repertory Theater on November 9th, it will be the second new show about Berlin to play the theater this year. (more...)

    ADM:21 to Present Works from GEORGE M!, A CHORUS LINE, IN THE HEIGHTS and More, 11/11-16ADM:21 to Present Works from GEORGE M!, A CHORUS LINE, IN THE HEIGHTS and More, 11/11-16
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

    American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) will present 15 show-stopping musical theater dance numbers performed by stars from the musical theater and dance worlds during its Joyce Theater debut November 11-16, today announced Nikki Feirt Atkins, Founder and Executive Artistic Director and Margo Sappington, Artistic Director. All performances will feature live music and will be directed by Margo Sappington with musical direction by Eugene Gwozdz. (more...)

    Concord's Capitol Center to Welcome Michael Feinstein, 11/21Concord's Capitol Center to Welcome Michael Feinstein, 11/21
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

    Enjoy an evening of pure musical entertainment with the man who has been dubbed, 'The Ambassador of America's Songbook,' when Michael Feinstein comes to Concord's Capitol Center on Friday, November 21, at 7:30pm. As a performer, Michael Feinstein is simply unsurpassed, with multi-platinum selling albums, five Grammy nominations, and two Emmy nominations. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: Rising Star Maxine Linehan Again Displays Her Beautiful Voice Through Beautiful Songs at the Metropolitan RoomBWW Reviews: Rising Star Maxine Linehan Again Displays Her Beautiful Voice Through Beautiful Songs at the Metropolitan Room
    by Stephen Hanks - Oct 11, 2014

    Every year, there are a couple of young performers who seem to skyrocket up the cabaret charts and one of this season's emerging stars is Maxine Linehan. She came to the States from Ireland just a dozen years ago, performed her debut cabaret show in 2006, and then three years later staged a Petula Clark tribute. In the five years since, Linehan acted in Off-Broadway plays and appeared in the national tour of South Pacific, but has spent much of this period raising 4-year-old Rebecca and 21-month old Gabriel with songwriter/musician husband Andrew Koss. But with the help of nightlife impresario Scott Siegel, Linehan is definitely making up for lost time on the cabaret front. This spring, she staged performances of her autobiographical show An American Journey at Terminus Recording Studios for a recent CD release. Now, less than five months later, Linehan is in mid-run of a new show, Beautiful Songs, at the Metropolitan Room. (more...)

    Bibliomotion Launches MOXIE by John BaldoniBibliomotion Launches MOXIE by John Baldoni
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

    Today Bibliomotion celebrates the launch of MOXIE: The Secret to Bold and Gutsy Leadership by John Baldoni (October 7, 2014). (more...)

    Lauren Stanford to Star in MORE THAN YOU KNOW at Laurie Beechman, Begin. 10/26Lauren Stanford to Star in MORE THAN YOU KNOW at Laurie Beechman, Begin. 10/26
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

    2013 MetroStar Winner Lauren Stanford will bring Helen Morgan, to life in 'More Than You Know.' Directed by Eric Michael Gillett with Music Direction by Mike Pettry, the play contains songs the chanteuse made famous, including Jerome Kern's 'Bill' and 'Why Was I Born.' Stanford wrote the piece, described as a dramatic recreation of Helen Morgan's 1932 cabaret act. (more...)

    San Francisco Opera's MEFISTOFELE Comes to DVD and Blu-ray Next WeekSan Francisco Opera's MEFISTOFELE Comes to DVD and Blu-ray Next Week
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

    Arrigo Boito's Mefistofele, in one of the most impressive productions ever seen at the War Memorial Opera House, comes to audiences on DVD and Blu-ray on September 30, 2014 in San Francisco Opera's latest video release in partnership with EuroArts Music International. (more...)

    John Eaton to Explore the Music of Jerome Kern at The Alden in McLean, 10/4John Eaton to Explore the Music of Jerome Kern at The Alden in McLean, 10/4
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

    Jazz pianist, musicologist and humorist John Eaton will return to The Alden at the McLean Community Center this fall with his popular program, "Jazz Masters with John Eaton." Eaton will present "The Master: The Glorious Songs of Jerome Kern" at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4. Tickets are $10 for the general public, $5 for MCC tax district residents. The theatre is located at 1234 Ingleside Avenue. (more...)

    SOUND OFF: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett's CHEEK TO CHEEK Is Not Merely Just CheekySOUND OFF: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett's CHEEK TO CHEEK Is Not Merely Just Cheeky
    by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 23, 2014

    Today we are listening to the hotly anticipated new jazz album by Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett titled CHEEK TO CHEEK. (more...)

    Prima Donnettes, 'NEVER MARRY A GIRL WITH COLD FEET' and More Set for FST's 2014-15 Cabaret SeasonPrima Donnettes, 'NEVER MARRY A GIRL WITH COLD FEET' and More Set for FST's 2014-15 Cabaret Season
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

    Florida Studio Theatre announces its 2014-2015 Cabaret season. Starting off the season are the full-bodied vocal stylings in Dancing in the Street with the Prima Donnettes. Next up is the heartfelt and unforgettable music of American Pie. Concluding the season is the entertaining and honest Never Marry a Girl With Cold Feet: And Other Life Lessons from Vaudeville. (more...)

    Marin Mazzie Joins 'GETTING TO KNOW YOU' Benefit at Bucks County Playhouse This MonthMarin Mazzie Joins 'GETTING TO KNOW YOU' Benefit at Bucks County Playhouse This Month
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

    Bucks County Playhouse Producers Robyn Goodman and Alexander Fraser are thrilled to welcome the addition of Broadway's beloved Marin Mazzie to the cast of GETTING TO KNOW YOU: An Enchanted Evening of Oscar Hammerstein II, the Saturday night benefit concert of the inaugural Oscar Hammerstein Festival. (more...)

    Kate Baldwin, Kelli O'Hara, Laura Osnes & Steven Pasquale Set for Encores! Celebrates Rodgers, Hammerstein & Hart Gala, 10/27Kate Baldwin, Kelli O'Hara, Laura Osnes & Steven Pasquale Set for Encores! Celebrates Rodgers, Hammerstein & Hart Gala, 10/27
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

    Encores! Celebrates Rodgers and Hammerstein and Hart, New York City Center's annual Gala on October 27, 2014, will feature the music and lyrics of Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, and Lorenz Hart (more...)

    Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana and More Set for Bucks County Playhouse's OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN FESTIVAL, Beg. 9/26Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana and More Set for Bucks County Playhouse's OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN FESTIVAL, Beg. 9/26
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

    Bucks County Playhouse Producers Robyn Goodman and Alexander Fraser announce the launch of a musical theatre development program focusing on the importance of lyrics in the creation of new musicals: The Oscar Hammerstein Festival - named in honor of the master writer whose countless accomplishments during his illustrious career include having mentored a young Stephen Sondheim at Hammerstein's Bucks County farm -- is a year-long program that offers expert mentorship to early career composers and lyricists. The Oscar Hammerstein Festival will culminate in a weekend with musical theatre experts, artists, and enthusiasts and various events open to the general public. The Festival will launch September 26 - 28, 2014. (more...)

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