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
    VIDEO: Dr. Rob Istad Interviews THE RADIO HOUR Composer Jake Heggie and Conductor John Alexander, Parts 1 & 2
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

    The internationally-acclaimed Pacific Chorale in Orange County, CA will be presenting a new work created by American opera composer Jake Heggie, and the versatile librettist Gene Scheer entitled 'THE RADIO HOUR'. The choral opera will be conducted by Pacific Chorale's Artistic Director, John Alexander, and stage-directed by James R. Taulli. The premiere work will be performed by the organization's chamber choir, The John Alexander Singers, accompanied by an 8-member ensemble of musicians who are members of Pacific Symphony. The performance is on Sunday, May 18 at 5:30 p.m. at the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa, CA. Scroll down to see an interview with composer Jake Heggie and conductor John Alexander! (more...)

    Barbara Cook Set for SOPAC's Annual Gala, 5/31
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

    The South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) announces Broadway and Cabaret legend Barbara Cook will appear at its annual Gala on Sat., May 31. Ms. Cook's highly anticipated performance will take place at 9 p.m. following an elegant dinner in the SOPAC Loft at 6 p.m., coupled with an online and live auction of unique and precious gifts and experiences. Families will join the celebration during the day with a Super-Hero workshop by Kidville at 10:30 a.m. and a free performance by fun and funky musician Bobby Beetcut at noon. Seating is available for the gala dinner and Ms. Cook's performance, or for the performance only. The gala is being presented in support of SOPAC's Arts Education and Programming. (more...)

    Mabel Mercer Foundation to Host Margaret Whiting Tribute at Weill Recital Hall, 6/23
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

    Margaret Whiting was one of America's favorite and most venerated singers for more than sixty years. She delivered stellar performances on record, radio, television, and the musical comedy, concert, and cabaret stages. She received twelve Gold Records. She offered a repertoire that ranged from Jerome Kern to Leon Russell, and from Rodgers & Hart to Michel Legrand and Alan & Marilyn Bergman. (more...)

    Geffen Playhouse Adds SWITZERLAND, THE NIGHT ALIVE and Two More Shows to Its 2014-15 Season
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

    The Geffen Playhouse has announced four plays for the eight-play 2014-2015 season, including the Co-World Premiere, with the Sydney Theatre Company, of the Geffen commissioned, Switzerland, written by Joanna Murray-Smith (The Female of the Species); the West Coast Premieres of The Night Alive, written by Olivier and Evening Standard Award winner and Tony nominee Conor McPherson (The Weir, The Seafarer) and directed by Geffen Artistic Director Randall Arney; and The Power of Duff, written by Stephen Belber and directed by Peter DuBois (Rapture, Blister, Burn); and The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord, written by Scott Carter. (more...)

    Judy Kaye, Christina Bianco, Levi Kreis and More Set for Feinstein's at the Nikko, June 2014
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

    San Francisco in June may be gloomy, but the lineup at Feinstein's at the Nikko will be HOT! Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are thrilled to announce the lineup for the month of June, featuring award-winning stars from stage and screen, including two-time Tony Award-winner Judy Kaye, YouTube sensation Christina Bianco, Tony Award-winning singer/songwriter Levi Kreis, cabaret legend Justin Vivian Bond, Broadway star and recording artist Shoshana Bean, and Franc D'Ambrosio & Glory Crampton's tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber. (more...)

    Photo Flash: First Look at Lakewood Theatre Company's SHOW BOAT, Opening 5/2
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

    As its final presentation of the 2013-14 season, Lakewood Theatre Company will open May 2, 2014 with a new production of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's glorious American musical, Show Boat, on the Headlee Mainstage at Lakewood Center for the Arts. (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 4/13/2014
    by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Wichita (more...)

    Hayes Theatre Co Announces 2014 Cabaret Season
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

    Hayes Theatre Co is thrilled to be hosting experienced masters of the craft of cabaret , such as Mark Nadler, David Campbell and John Bucchino, Rhonda Burchmore and Donna Lee; up-and-coming young stars like Tom Sharah, Gillian Cosgriff, Brendan Hay, Matt Gilbertson, and Hilary Cole; and even a show where the two worlds meet - Phil Scott's collaboration with Blake Bowden, Mario. (more...)

    Nick Ziobro to Debut New CD at Birdland, 5/22
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

    Nick Ziobro, the 17 year-old pop/jazz vocal sensation, will release his debut album A Lot of Livin' to Do on Tuesday, May 20. The new disc, produced by Michael Feinstein - the two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy Award-nominated vocalist, pianist and musicologist - and available through Titanium Entertainment, will be available in stores and digital outlets such as iTunes and Amazon.com. The album's debut single 'This Guy's In Love with You' is now available on iTunes. (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in Hawaii - Week of 4/06/2014
    by BWW - Apr 06, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Hawaii (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 4/06/2014
    by BWW - Apr 06, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Wichita (more...)

    Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Presents HERE TO STAY: THE GERSHWIN EXPERIENCE Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 05, 2014

    The CSO's last Luken Holdings Pops Series concert of the 2013/14 season pays tribute to the greatest team of collaborators in American music history George and Ira Gershwin. Here to Stay: The Gershwin Experience is a multi-media concert with a top-notch touring party, including Grammy Award-winning soprano Sylvia McNair. This concert event provides an unprecedented insider view into the legendary duo, and offers rare audio and video footage of the Gershwins. (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in Hawaii - Week of 3/30/2014
    by BWW - Mar 30, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/30/2014 for Hawaii (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 3/30/2014
    by BWW - Mar 30, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/30/2014 for Wichita (more...)

    The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Presents HERE TO STAY: THE GERSHWIN EXPERIENCE, 4/5
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

    The CSO's last Luken Holdings Pops Series concert of the 2013/14 season pays tribute to the greatest team of collaborators in American music history George and Ira Gershwin. Here to Stay: The Gershwin Experience is a multi-media concert with a top-notch touring party, including Grammy Award-winning soprano Sylvia McNair. This concert event provides an unprecedented insider view into the legendary duo, and offers rare audio and video footage of the Gershwins. (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in Hawaii - Week of 3/23/2014
    by BWW - Mar 23, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/23/2014 for Hawaii (more...)

    West Coast Premieres of CHOIR BOY and BAD JEWS Set for the Geffen's 2014-15 Season
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

    The Geffen Playhouse is announcing three plays of its eight-play 2014-2015 season, including the West Coast Premiere of Choir Boy, written by 2013 MacArthur Fellow Tarell Alvin McCraney, directed by Trip Cullman, with its off-Broadway star Jeremy Pope; Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin, directed by Trevor Hay; and the West Coast Premiere of Bad Jews, which received rave reviews for its off-Broadway production, written by Joshua Harmon and directed by Matt Shakman. (more...)

    Harold Sanditen, Lauren Fox, KT Sullivan, Bryan Batt and More Set for The Crazy Coqs, May-June 2014
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

    May and June sees some new artists and some returns at The Crazy Coqs, including: Harold Sanditen (May 2-3); Simon Green with David Shrubsole (May 6-10); Lauren Fox with Jon Weber (May 13 - 17); Gary Williams (May 20 -24); KT Sullivan and Mark Nadler (May 26-28); Opera Tottie (May 29 - 31); Bryan Batt (June 3 - 7); Judy Carmichael with Colin Oxley (June 10 -14); Elaine Delmar (June 17 - 21) and more. Details below! (more...)

    Jeremy Jordan, Santino Fontana, Judy Kuhn & More Set for CSC's Annual MUSICAL MASTERWORKS Gala, 5/12
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

    Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, will present its 2014 Annual Gala, MUSICAL MASTERWORKS, Monday evening, May 12 at the Hudson Theatre at the Millennium Broadway Hotel (145 West 44th Street). Tony Award-winner and CSC Associate Director John Doyle will helm an evening of memorable numbers from iconic American musicals-a rich and vital heritage that CSC has begun to explore with last season's critically-acclaimed production of Passion and the upcoming production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Allegro. (more...)

    Spokane Symphony Performs SHOW BOAT Reunion Concert to Honor Jerome Kern Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 08, 2014

    The Spokane Symphony prepares for a KERN TRIBUTE featuring SHOW BOAT in concert, produced by Broadway Pops International. (more...)

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