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Date Of Birth:
March 02, 1900
Date Of Death:
April 03, 1950 (50)
Birth Place:
Dessau, GERMANY
Gender: Male
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Kurt Weill News

Date of Birth: March 02, 1900
Date of Death: April 03, 1950 (50)
Birth Place: Dessau, GERMANY
Gender: Male
Toronto Symphony Orchestra Announces 95th SeasonToronto Symphony Orchestra Announces 95th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Fresh from a memorable, ambitious tour of Israel and Europe, the intrepid musicians of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) jump back into action. The TSO's 95th season is coming to an end, but the month of June is bursting with highly anticipated events, such as the new, semi-staged production of Kurt Weill's The Seven Deadly Sins; William Walton's mighty Belshazzar's Feast; and Carl Orff's epic Carmina Burana-all part of this season's final instalment of The Decades Project, in partnership with the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO). Highlighting the 100th birthday of Ella Fitzgerald, the TSO pays tribute to one of the greatest singers of all time. And the Orchestra presents a nostalgic journey through memorable music from Canadian stage and screen. (more...)

ActorsNET Continue its Season with AN INSPECTOR CALLSActorsNET Continue its Season with AN INSPECTOR CALLS
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

ActorsNET in Morrisville, Pennsylvania continues its 21st season with British dramatist J.B. Priestley's classic mystery, AN INSPECTOR CALLS. James Cordingley of Lawrenceville, NJ directs this atmospheric thriller about a wealthy family whose dinner is interrupted by a police investigator probing the death of a young woman. (more...)

League of American Orchestras Announces 72nd National Conference in Detroit, 6/6-8League of American Orchestras Announces 72nd National Conference in Detroit, 6/6-8
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The League of American Orchestras' 2017 National Conference in Detroit, June 6-8, will focus on the ways forward for orchestras in an uncertain public policy landscape. Using the story of Detroit's revitalization and resurgent creative community as a backdrop, the Conference will include a diverse array of civic, business, and cultural voices, including many from the Motor City. (more...)

PianoFight Presents CIRCUS SCREAMS by Samson Y HissPianoFight Presents CIRCUS SCREAMS by Samson Y Hiss
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

"Screams rend the air, blood stains the ground, and the show goes on. Circus performers are being killed. The psychotic motorcycle stuntman, Suicide Sid is killing off other circus performers. One by one they are falling. By blade, hanging, arrow, and flame. It's unnerving. It's horrifying. And it won't stop until he is left with no other choice, but to take to the air and end it." - Samson Y Hiss (more...)

Nexas Quartet with Peter Coleman-Wright Come to Independent TheatreNexas Quartet with Peter Coleman-Wright Come to Independent Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

The last-Sunday-of-the-month chamber music series at the spectacular - and acoustically perfect - venue has been a runaway success, offering a scrumptious afternoon tea from 2:30 as a prelude to a 3:30 concert from some of Australia's most exciting musicians. Music, food and drink… an irresistible triple treat! (more...)

Gelsey Kirkland Ballet Cancels RUSSIAN TREASURES: An Evening of Comedy & Romance Due to Company InjuriesGelsey Kirkland Ballet Cancels RUSSIAN TREASURES: An Evening of Comedy & Romance Due to Company Injuries
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Today, Gelsey Kirkland Ballet announced the company will be cancelling its upcoming program, Russian Treasures, due to several injuries within the company. Russian Treasures was slated to be the third program of the company's 2016/2017 season, featuring Marius Petipa's hilarious one-act comedy Cavalry Halt, as well as pieces by Leonid Yakobson, Leonid Lavrovsky, and Kasyan Goleizovsky.  (more...)

BWW Review: SU Drama's BERLIN TO BROADWAY WITH KURT WEILL: A MUSICAL VOYAGE Connects Weill's Music and Today's World at Syracuse StageBWW Review: SU Drama's BERLIN TO BROADWAY WITH KURT WEILL: A MUSICAL VOYAGE Connects Weill's Music and Today's World at Syracuse Stage
by Natasha Ashley - May 8, 2017

The Syracuse University (SU) Department of Drama is performing the powerful and engaging music of German composer Kurt Weill in its production of Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill: A Musical Voyage at the Storch Theatre at Syracuse Stage. The entertaining production, directed by Syracuse University faculty member David Lowenstein, sets course from 1930s Berlin to 1950s America, the time in which Weill's avant-garde style and gorgeous music gained international fame. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For New Musical COMMITTEEDonmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For New Musical COMMITTEE
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for The Public Administration and Constitution Affairs Committee Take Oral Evidence on Whitehall's Relationship with Kids Company a new musical with music by Tom Deering, and book and lyrics by Hadley Fraser and Josie Rourke.    (more...)

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of MARRY HARRYPhoto Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of MARRY HARRY
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 5, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, presents the Off-Broadway premiere of the new musical Marry Harry, with book by Jennifer Robbins (Hudson River Blues) and music and lyrics by Dan Martin and Michael Biello (In My Body, The Cousins Grimm). Performances began April 25, 2017 at for a limited engagement through Sunday, May 21, 2017 at the York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). BroadwayWorld is taking you inside opening night below! (more...)

Nick Hornby's FEVER PITCH Gets First-Ever Musical Staging with Highbury Opera TheatreNick Hornby's FEVER PITCH Gets First-Ever Musical Staging with Highbury Opera Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Marking 25 years since it was first published, Nick Hornby's iconic Fever Pitch is to receive its first-ever musical staging courtesy of Highbury Opera Theatre. (more...)

The Midtown International Theatre Festival Announces Summer 2017 LineupThe Midtown International Theatre Festival Announces Summer 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The Midtown International Theatre Festival returns for another summer of quality stage works. (more...)

SB Youth Opera to present BRUNDIBARSB Youth Opera to present BRUNDIBAR
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The Santa Barbara Youth Opera, in collaboration with Ojai Youth Opera and the Santa Barbara Youth Symphony, will present a fully staged production of Brundibar, Jewish Czech composer Hans Krasa's uniquely affecting children's opera, at the Lobero Theatre on Saturday, May 20. Performances will take place at 2:30 and 5 pm. Tickets cost $22 for adults and $7 for children 12 and under. (more...)

York Theatre Company Announces May Developmental Reading SeriesYork Theatre Company Announces May Developmental Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director; David McCoy, Chairman of the Board), dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, as part of its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, will present staged readings of three new musicals. (more...)

Ashley Blanchet Joins 'BECAUSE WE CARE' Planned Parenthood Benefit at Feinstein's/54 BelowAshley Blanchet Joins 'BECAUSE WE CARE' Planned Parenthood Benefit at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Ashley Blanchet has joined the cast of 'Because We Care: A Benefit for Planned Parenthood.' (more...)

Pacific Opera Presents A Mothers' Day ConcertPacific Opera Presents A Mothers' Day Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Pacific Opera presents A Mothers' Day Concert in SYDNEY! Featuring Maestro Simon Kenway (Artistic Director of Pacific Opera) and the 2017 Young Artists, this concert includes a complimentary afternoon tea before the concert in the beautiful surrounds of the historic Independent Theatre in North Sydney. (more...)

Photo Flash: Pacific Coast Rep Presents Lloyd Webber/Rice Classic EVITAPhoto Flash: Pacific Coast Rep Presents Lloyd Webber/Rice Classic EVITA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2017

Pacific Coast Repertory Theatre is proud to present the Tony Award winning musical EVITA with Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Lyrics by Tim Rice. (more...)

Cast Set for Theo Ubique's JACQUES BREL'S LONESOME LOSERS OF THE NIGHT RevueCast Set for Theo Ubique's JACQUES BREL'S LONESOME LOSERS OF THE NIGHT Revue
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

To close out its 2016-17 season, Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre will revive its highly acclaimed original musical revue, Jacques Brel's Lonesome Losers of the Night. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Bells Are Ringing! First Look at David Spadora, Lenny Wolpe, Robin Skye and More in MARRY HARRY at York Theatre CompanyPhoto Flash: The Bells Are Ringing! First Look at David Spadora, Lenny Wolpe, Robin Skye and More in MARRY HARRY at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, presents the Off-Broadway premiere of the new musical Marry Harry, with book by Jennifer Robbins (Hudson River Blues) and music and lyrics by Dan Martin and Michael Biello (In My Body, The Cousins Grimm). Performances began April 25, 2017 at for a limited engagement through Sunday, May 21, 2017 at the York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Opening night is Thursday, May 4, 2017, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Gelsey Kirkland Ballet Presents RUSSIAN TREASURES, 5/18-26Gelsey Kirkland Ballet Presents RUSSIAN TREASURES, 5/18-26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Recently, the esteemed Gelsey Kirkland Ballet has become the headquarters for lesser known pieces from some of the greatest Russian choreographers of all time. Continuing this tradition, Gelsey Kirkland Ballet announced today the next program of its 2016/2017 season will be Russian Treasures... (more...)

IMRAM to Present THE BRECHT PROJECT: SONGS FROM THE DARK TIMES at Smock Alley TheatreIMRAM to Present THE BRECHT PROJECT: SONGS FROM THE DARK TIMES at Smock Alley Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

On Wednesday, 24 May International Literature Festival Dublin in Association with IMRAM Irish Language Literature Festival, will present The Brecht Project: Songs From The Dark Times at the renowned Smock Alley Theatre. (more...)

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