Lehman Engel News

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  • A. Lehman Engel

  • Date Of Birth:
    September 14, 1910
    Date Of Death:
    August 29, 1982 (71)
    Birth Place:
    Jackson, MS, USA
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    BWW Interviews: Michael Korie Talks About the Oscar Hammerstein Festival at Bucks County Playhouse
    by Kelli Curtin - Sep 25, 2014

    Bucks County Playhouse is launching their first Oscar Hammerstein Festival this year. This festival was inspired by the mentorship Hammerstein offered Stephen Sondheim as a young man. One of the people teaching a workshop at the Hammerstein Festival is Michael Korie. Korie is a lyricist and librettist, who is known for writing the lyrics for the musical GREY GARDENS. I had a chance to speak with Korie about the Hammerstein festival as well as the importance of working with emerging artists. (more...)

    INSPIRED 5: A Benefit Concert for Animal Haven & The Second Chance Rescue Set for 10/18 at Laurie Beechman Theatre
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

    Adam Gwon, Julianne Wick Davis, Bobby Cronin, Sam Willmott, Ewalt & Walker, and Andre Catrini star in INSPIRED 5: A Benefit Concert for Animal Haven & The Second Chance Rescue, on SATURDAY 10/18 at 7pm at The Laurie Beechman Theatre. (more...)

    Emerson Theatre Collaborative to Present HOUR FARTHER, 10/3-4
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

    Emerson Theatre Collaborative (ETC), in association with Black Stars of the Great White Way - a Chapman Roberts and Richard Allen Center for Art & Culture, announces its production of the play, Hour Farther written by David Horace Greer, directed by Camilla Ross, and starring renowned stage and screen actor and singer, Kirk Taylor. Most recently, Mr. Taylor had the honor of working alongside the late Robin Williams and Mila Kunis in the film, The Angriest Man In Brooklyn directed by Phillip Alden Robinson. (more...)

    URBAN MOMFARE Extends Run in 2014 FringeNYC Encore Series, 9/21-28
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

    Urban Momfare has been selected to extend its run at the FringeNYC Encore Series after a critically acclaimed run at the 2014 New York International Fringe Festival in August. Book by Pamela Weiler Grayson and Alice Jankell, music and lyrics by Pamela Weiler Grayson, directed by Alice Jankell and musical direction by Clare Cooper. Urban Momfare is being produced by Emerging Artists Theatre Company (EAT). A workshop performance of the musical was previously presented at EAT's New Work Series in March of 2013. (more...)

    Jeremy Morse, Meetu Chilana, Lauren Marcus & More Set to Satr in LITTLE BITTERS Reding
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

    David Alan Thornton presents a staged reading of his original musical Little Bitters Monday, September 15 at the Galway Pub. Can you love someone else if you've lost yourself? Little Bitters seeks to answer the question as it follows the up-by-his-bootstraps romantic Mikey, the bitchier-than-thou ex-Jazz-singer Pearl, and the young mother Liz: all trapped behind the service aprons of their local bar. One by one, they discover the small beautiful things in their lives that may- or may not- make them worth the living. With fresh style and a classic charge, Little Bitters highlights the hopes, abuse, selfishness, and victories that live in us all. (more...)

    The Gallery Players Present NEXT TO NORMAL, 9/13-10/05
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

    Gallery rocks Brooklyn once again as it kicks off Season 48 with the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning Next to Normal, September 13-October 5. Written by If/Then collaborators Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey, this groundbreaking rock musical tells the story of a mother struggling with bipolar disorder, and the effect it has on her family. (more...)

    BWW Interviews: A Chat With Playwrights Karl Hinze and Becky Goldberg
    by Melissa Giordano - Jul 31, 2014

    It is my pleasure to speak to Long Island playwrights Karl Hinze and Becky Goldberg. They have a wonderful new show reading at The New York Musical Theatre Festival and were kind enough to take time to speak with me today! (more...)

    MAGICAL NEGRO SPEAKS Set for FringeNYC, 8/12-24
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

    Ellis Productions, in association with The Present Company as part of the 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival present MAGICAL NEGRO SPEAKS - written and performed by Jamil Ellis with original music written and performed live by Andrew Fox - at Fringe Venue #15 - The White Box at 440 Studios (440 Lafayette Street, 3rd Floor). (more...)

    Barrington Stage Company Musical Theatre Lab to Present THE GOLEM OF HAVANA, 7/16-8/10
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

    Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Julianne Boyd, Artistic Director, and Tristan Wilson, Managing Director, presents the BSC Musical Theatre Lab (William Finn Artistic Producer) world premiere production of The Golem of Havana, a new musical with book and direction by Michel Hausmann, lyrics by Len Schiff and music by Salomon Lerner. (more...)

    BMI Musical Theatre Workshop Now Accepting Applications
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

    Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®), the global leader in music rights management, has announced that the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop is now accepting applications for its first year composer/lyricist class. The August 1, 2014, deadline is quickly approaching and applicants are asked to send in the requested materials as soon as possible. The Workshop begins September 15, 2014, and runs through June 2015. A recipient of the Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre Award, the Lehman Engel Musical Workshop consists of approximately 250 composers, lyricists and book writers who are actively writing new works for the musical theatre. (more...)

    Broadcast Music, Inc.'s Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop Accepting Applications for Composers & Lyricists
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

    Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®), the global leader in music rights management, has announced that the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop is now accepting applications for its first year composer/lyricist class. The August 1, 2014, deadline is quickly approaching and applicants are asked to send in the requested materials as soon as possible. The Workshop begins September 15, 2014, and runs through June 2015. A recipient of the Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre Award, the Lehman Engel Musical Workshop consists of approximately 250 composers, lyricists and book writers who are actively writing new works for the musical theatre. (more...)

    The Washington Rogues Present Alexandra Petri's THE CAMPSITE RULE, 7/23-8/16
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

    The Washington Rogues present Alexandra Petri's THE CAMPSITE RULE at The Anacostia Playhouse. Performances begin July 23rd! (more...)

    SPIDER-MAN's Jason Gotay, Robin Skye and More to Star in 210 AMLENT AVENUE at NYMF, 7/14 & 7/19
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

    Jason Gotay, Robin Skye and more will star in '210 Amlent Avenue,' scheduled for a developmental reading at the 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival. (more...)

    Pop Singer Sariah to Appear in NYMF's ZOMBIE STRIPPERS THE MUSICAL, 7/21-26
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

    The New York Musical Theatre Festival and Spectre Productions, LLC will present the new Pop Musical, ZOMBIE STRIPPERS, featuring Billboard chart-topping pop singer Sariah ('Deep N Luv'), July 21 at 3PM, July 25 at 9PM & July 26 at 1PM, at Ford Foundation Studio Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd St. ZOMBIE STRIPPERS is directed by Diane Englert with book, Lyrics and music by Mark LaPierre. (more...)

    New York Theatre Barn Presents Pre-Premiere of PETER AND THE WALL and TIMELINES, Today
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

    On June 23rd you have one chance to see a New York Theatre Barn pre-­premiere of the new musical, PETER AND THE WALL by Timothy Huang, and TIMELINES, songs by Michael Cooper) at The Daryl Roth Theatre at 101 East 15th Street just off Union Square. It is your single chance to give these new works, new writers, new directors, and new actors a chance. And it is your chance to see untold stories that can delight and insight the soul. (more...)

    New York Theatre Barn to Feature Musical Theatre Writers Michael Cooper and Timothy Huang, 6/23
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

    New York Theatre Barn will present the next installment of their New Works Series, featuring musical theater writers Michael Cooper and Timothy Huang on Monday, June 23rd at 7:30pm at the DR2 Theatre (Daryl Roth Theatre, 101 E. 15th Street). Tickets are $15.00 ($10.00 for students) and are available for purchase in advance at www.web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/9916053 (more...)

    BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER- Van Hughes Sings Hathaway & Velez's 'Before the End'
    by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 20, 2014

    This week we are excited to share the song 'Before the End' from the new musical Afterland written by Benjamin Velez and Kathryn Hathaway. The talented Van Hughes, with backup vocals from PJ Adzima and Gerianne Perez, performed the song at our concert at 54 Below. (more...)

    NYTB to Continue New Works Series with Michael Cooper's 'TIMELINES' and Timothy Huang's PETER AND THE WALL, 6/23
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

    New York Theatre Barn will present the next installment of their New Works Series, featuring musical theater writers Michael Cooper and Timothy Huang on Monday, June 23rd at 7:30pm at the DR2 Theatre (Daryl Roth Theatre, 101 E. 15th Street). (more...)

    LABA to Present New Strings Attached with Nadav Lev, Mivos Quartet, Re'ut Ben-Ze'ev and More, 6/30
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

    Multi-faceted guitar virtuoso and 2013-14 LABA fellow Nadav Lev brings forth a diverse selection of pieces for guitar and various ensembles, all written for him by some of the most prominent young composers to emerge from Israel. (more...)

    Jay Armstrong Johnson, Alysha Umphress, Krysta Rodriguez, Natalie Toro and More Set for AFTERLAND, CLOUDS ARE PILLOWS FOR THE MOON at Yale, June 2014
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

    The Yale Institute for Music Theatre announces the creative teams and casting for the two original book musicals, Afterland, music and lyrics by Benjamin Velez and book and lyrics by Kathryn Hathaway, and Clouds are Pillows for the Moon, music by Tidtaya Sinutoke and book and lyrics by Ty Defoe, which will be developed in an intensive lab setting in New Haven, June 3-15. The Institute culminates with open rehearsal readings of each project, presented as part of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas, on June 14 and 15. (more...)

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