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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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    Jason Robert Brown, Israel Horovitz & Jeff Baron to Judge First International Jewish Play ContestJason Robert Brown, Israel Horovitz & Jeff Baron to Judge First International Jewish Play Contest
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

    Five plays - one about a young woman's coming of age at the intersection of the Jewish and American communities; one about the friendship between the actor and civil rights activist Paul Robeson and Soviet Jews during WWII; one about a feisty, successful Yiddish actress who fiercely guards her agonizing secrets from a zealous director; one about love and scandal in the 1921 Yiddish Art Theater's production of Ansky's 'The Dybbuk'; and one which takes place during 1945 at the closing of WWII in the Jewish neighborhood of Saratoga Springs known as 'Gut' -- have been chosen as the finalists in first-ever National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's [NYTF] International David and Clare Rosen Memorial Play Contest. (more...)

    BWW Feature: Sondheim's Most Hummable SongsBWW Feature: Sondheim's Most Hummable Songs
    by Matt Tamanini - Jan 25, 2015

    After seeing the new INTO THE WOODS movie twice over the holidays, I posted on Twitter about how two of the songs had stuck with me. After a tweet conversation, my BWW colleague Jeff Walker and I decided to put our heads together to try and come up with a list of Sondheim's most hummable tunes. Despite not discussing it beforehand, Jeff ended up picking songs from the 1960s and 70s, and I filled in the gaps with numbers from the 80s and 90s. (more...)

    FST to Bring 'LESSONS FROM VAUDEVILLE' to the Court Cabaret, Beginning 2/18FST to Bring 'LESSONS FROM VAUDEVILLE' to the Court Cabaret, Beginning 2/18
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

    FST pays tribute to America's original entertainment in its third Cabaret show, Never Marry A Girl With Cold Feet: and other life lessons from Vaudeville. Developed by Richard Hopkins, Rebecca Hopkins, and Jim Prosser, it begins in the John C. Court Cabaret on Wednesday, February 18, 2015. (more...)

    BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Kristin Chenoweth Sing 'Hard Times Come Again No More' from COMING HOME DVDBWW TV Exclusive: Watch Kristin Chenoweth Sing 'Hard Times Come Again No More' from COMING HOME DVD
    by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 22, 2015

    Below, we are excited to bring you a world premiere exclusive of Chenoweth singing Stephen Foster's "Hard Times Come Again No More". Check out the full performance below! (more...)

    Lyric Stage's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, Starring Daron Cockerell, Begins in Concert TonightLyric Stage's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, Starring Daron Cockerell, Begins in Concert Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

    Lyric Stage presents Irving Berlin's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN in Concert today, January 22, through the 25th, 2015 in the Irving Arts Center's Carpenter Performance Hall, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX. (more...)

    Charles Busch to Make 92Y 'Lyrics & Lyricists' Debut with HERE'S TO THE GIRLS!, 2/7-9Charles Busch to Make 92Y 'Lyrics & Lyricists' Debut with HERE'S TO THE GIRLS!, 2/7-9
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

    Artistic director Charles Busch -- in his Lyrics & Lyricists debut -- serves up a cavalcade of stories and songs about the legendary women of Hollywood's movie musical Golden Age in 'Here's to the Girls!' on February 7, 8 and 9, 2015 at 92Y. (more...)

    Kritzerland to Present THE SONGS OF JEROME KERN, 2/2Kritzerland to Present THE SONGS OF JEROME KERN, 2/2
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

    Kritzerland at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal presents ALL THE THINGS YOU ARE - THE SONGS OF JEROME KER on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2015 - 8:00 PM. (more...)

    Guy Sterling Launches New Book on Newark's HistoryGuy Sterling Launches New Book on Newark's History
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

    NEWARK, N.J. (more...)

    Denis Lambert to Perform at 54 Below Mary Michael Patterson, Nikka Graff Lanzarone & More, 1/31Denis Lambert to Perform at 54 Below Mary Michael Patterson, Nikka Graff Lanzarone & More, 1/31
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

    54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Denis Lambert with Mary Michael Patterson, Nikka Graff Lanzarone, Amy Jo Jackson and more on January 31, 2015. (more...)

    Jessye Norman to Perform at Carnegie Hall with Pianist Mark Markham on Valentine's DayJessye Norman to Perform at Carnegie Hall with Pianist Mark Markham on Valentine's Day
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

    Grammy-Award winning soprano Jessye Normanreturns to Carnegie Hall on Saturday, February 14 at 8:00 p.m. with pianist Mark Markham for a special Valentine's Day program entitled Hooray for Love! The concert features classics from musical theater and the Great American Songbook including selections by Harold Arlen, Leonard Bernstein, George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Rodgers and Hart, and Duke Ellington, plus songs by Satie, Weill, Poulenc, Bizet, and others. This performance marks Miss Norman's first solo recital in Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage since May 2008. (more...)

    Dallas Opera Announces New Season - TOSCA, SHOW BOAT and More!Dallas Opera Announces New Season - TOSCA, SHOW BOAT and More!
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

    DALLAS — The Dallas Opera is proud to announce the five phenomenal mainstage productions of the 2015-2016 Season, “Seeking the Human Element,” to be presented in the magnificent Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center located in the Dallas Arts District. (more...)

    The Dallas Opera Announces its 2015-2016 Season, SEEKING THE HUMAN ELEMENTThe Dallas Opera Announces its 2015-2016 Season, SEEKING THE HUMAN ELEMENT
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

    The Dallas Opera is proud to announce the five phenomenal mainstage productions of the 2015-2016 Season, “Seeking the Human Element,” to be presented in the magnificent Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Centerlocated in the Dallas Arts District. (more...)

    GREAT SCOTT and BECOMING SANTA CLAUS World Premieres Set for Dallas Opera's 2015-2016 SeasonGREAT SCOTT and BECOMING SANTA CLAUS World Premieres Set for Dallas Opera's 2015-2016 Season
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

    The Dallas Opera is proud to announce the five phenomenal mainstage productions of the 2015-2016 Season, “Seeking the Human Element,” to be presented in the magnificent Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center located in the Dallas Arts District. (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/5/15 - SHOW BOATSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/5/15 - SHOW BOAT
    by Stage Tube - Jan 5, 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...)

    Kravis Kicks Off 2015 with Amazing Line-Up of Broadway Hits & Top StarsKravis Kicks Off 2015 with Amazing Line-Up of Broadway Hits & Top Stars
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2015

    The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performance Arts invites entertainment fans to kick off 2015 with international artists and attractions from every discipline from rock to pop to classical music, from Broadway to Hollywood. (more...)

    Cat Simoni Returns to the Rosebank Theatre with THE WAY WE WERECat Simoni Returns to the Rosebank Theatre with THE WAY WE WERE
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2015

    THE WAY WE WERE is conjured from the life and music of Barbra Streisand: a rags-to-riches story of Streisand's life in the Bronx, brought to life by Cat Simoni. (more...)

    2014 South African Theatre Retrospectives: Musical Theatre and Opera2014 South African Theatre Retrospectives: Musical Theatre and Opera
    by David Fick - Dec 31, 2014

    The penultimate column in our 2014 South African Theatre Retrospectives deals with musical theatre and opera. Today we celebrate 'six of the best' opera and musical theatre productions from around the country - with two honourable mentions for an outstanding cabaret and revue - having already looked at some of the best plays and dance productions of the year. (more...)

    Laguna Playhouse to Open HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN, Jan 10Laguna Playhouse to Open HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN, Jan 10
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

    The Laguna Playhouse Executive and Artistic Directors, Karen Wood and Ann E. Wareham are thrilled to present the Orange County premiere of HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN, written and performed by Hershey Felder and directed by Trevor Hay. (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 12/14/2014Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 12/14/2014
    by BWW - Dec 14, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/14/2014 for Washington, DC (more...)

    Opera Exposure Presents 10th Anniversary Holiday Concert, 12/21Opera Exposure Presents 10th Anniversary Holiday Concert, 12/21
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2014

    Opera Exposures, the not-for-profit opera company founded in 2004 by Edna Greenwich, will celebrate the end of its tenth year with a holiday concert on Sunday, December 21, 2014, at 3 PM at the same venue where it all began for the company in February 2004 - St. Marks Church in the Bowery, 131 East Tenth Street at Second Avenue in Manhattan. (more...)

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