Leonard Bernstein News

 

Leonard Bernstein News

Date of Birth: August 25, 1918
Date of Death: October 14, 1990 (72)
Birth Place: Lawrence, MA, USA
Gender: Male
BALLETNOW Will Showcase 24 Dance Superstars in Iconic and Contemporary Dance FavoritesBALLETNOW Will Showcase 24 Dance Superstars in Iconic and Contemporary Dance Favorites
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

As The Music Center wraps up its 14th season of Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center, Angelenos have the opportunity to see some of the world's finest dancers perform a mix of iconic ballets and new pieces in The Music Center's BalletNOW.  Following the popularity of the first BalletNOW in 2015, The Music Center commissioned this highly innovative three-performance program, featuring international ballet sensation and New York City Ballet Principal Tiler Peck as curator.  Peck created a mixed repertory to highlight the versatility and athleticism of today's ballet dancers including pieces that pair classical dancers with their contemporaries in other dance genres.  (more...)

Photo Flash: WEST SIDE STORY Cast Gets Dancing in Rehearsal at Ivoryton PlayhousePhoto Flash: WEST SIDE STORY Cast Gets Dancing in Rehearsal at Ivoryton Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City in the breathtaking musical, WEST SIDE STORY which opens at the Ivoryton Playhouse on July 5th. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal! (more...)

Jonathan Groff to Launch 92Y's New Lyrics & Lyricists Season with Tunes of Bobby DarinJonathan Groff to Launch 92Y's New Lyrics & Lyricists Season with Tunes of Bobby Darin
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Jonathan Groff will perform the tunes of Bobby Darin in five shows as part of the 92nd Street Y's new Lyrics & Lyricists series, put together by new head Theodore S. Chapin, president and CCO of Rodgers & Hammerstein. (more...)

NY Public Library's Dance Collections Manager Arlene Yu on Sono Osato and the Arrival of the Ballet Girl on Broadway!NY Public Library's Dance Collections Manager Arlene Yu on Sono Osato and the Arrival of the Ballet Girl on Broadway!
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Jun 28, 2017

BroadwayWorld continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Arlene Yu, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Dance Collections Manager, on: Sono Osato and the Arrival of the Ballet Girl on Broadway! (more...)

LA Premiere of OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY Debuts at The WallisLA Premiere of OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY Debuts at The Wallis
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Actor and pianist Hershey Felder returns to the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (The Wallis) for the Los Angeles premiere of Our Great Tchaikovsky, beginning Wednesday, July 19 through Sunday, August 6. Directed by Felder collaborator Trevor Hay, Hershey Felder's Our Great Tchaikovsky is a time-bending tale of music, politics and one of the world's most beloved composers. (more...)

LA Premiere of Hershey Felder's OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY Debuts at The WallisLA Premiere of Hershey Felder's OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY Debuts at The Wallis
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Actor and pianist Hershey Felder returns to the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (The Wallis) for the Los Angeles premiere ofOUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY, beginning Wednesday, July 19 through Sunday, August 6. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: ANYTHING GOES with Sutton Foster and the Boston Gay Men's ChorusBWW REVIEW: ANYTHING GOES with Sutton Foster and the Boston Gay Men's Chorus
by Justin J. Sacramone - Jun 27, 2017

What better way to kick off PRIDE month than with a concert celebrating the 35th Anniversary of the Boston Gay Men's Chorus? Held at Symphony Hall on June 4th and titled ANYTHING GOES, the show featured 175 chorus members and offered a lineup of music ranging from Leonard Bernstein to original work. The evening was topped off with a solo performance by two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company's Summer Program Soars with ALADDIN JR.Rubicon Theatre Company's Summer Program Soars with ALADDIN JR.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

'A Whole New World' kicks off the summer youth program with Aladdin JR., based on the iconic animated film and featuring an Academy Award-winning score by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim Rice. Soar to new heights on a magical, flying carpet ride filled with romance, adventure and hilarious hijinks. When street urchin Aladdin vies for the attention of the beautiful princess, Jasmine, he uses a genie's magic power to become a prince in order to marry her. Iago, Jafar, the Genie and more beloved characters come to life in this fantastical musical that celebrates the power of love and friendship. Aladdin JR. is directed and choreographed by Carolanne Marano, with Musical Direction by Miriam Arichea. The production opens July 7 and runs for 5 performances only through July 9. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Box Office, CarnegieCharge, Museum & Shop Set Summer ScheduleCarnegie Hall Box Office, CarnegieCharge, Museum & Shop Set Summer Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Carnegie Hall has announced its summer schedule for its Box Office and CarnegieCharge, museum, tours and shop. Details below! (more...)

Jane Lynch Joins Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for Night of Music and Laughs at Heinz HallJane Lynch Joins Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for Night of Music and Laughs at Heinz Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

TV star Jane Lynch brings her unique blend of comedy, music and storytelling to a one-night-only experience, "Jane Lynch Sings the Great American Songbook (plus one Guatemalan love song)," with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on Friday, July 7 at 8 p.m. at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Mia Pinero and Stephen Mir to Star in WEST SIDE STORY at Ivoryton PlayhouseMia Pinero and Stephen Mir to Star in WEST SIDE STORY at Ivoryton Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City in the breathtaking musical, WEST SIDE STORY which opens at the Ivoryton Playhouse on July 5th. With book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, the original 1957 Broadway production ran for over 700 performances before going on tour, and garnered 6 Tony nominations. (more...)

Nick Adams to Lead ON THE TOWN at The Gateway in Bellport VillageNick Adams to Lead ON THE TOWN at The Gateway in Bellport Village
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

On the Town, The 2014 Tony Award nominee for Best New Musical Revival opens at The Gateway in Bellport Village on Wednesday, June 28 and runs through July 15. (more...)

Sony Classical Releases Joshua Bell - The Classical CollectionSony Classical Releases Joshua Bell - The Classical Collection
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Sony Classical announces the release of Joshua Bell - The Classical Collection, a 14-CD set of albums of classical repertoire that the internationally acclaimed, Grammy® Award winning violinist has recorded for the label over the past twenty years. The collection is available worldwide on August 18th, 2017. (more...)

Summer Festival of Sacred Music Continues with A Celebration of American ComposersSummer Festival of Sacred Music Continues with A Celebration of American Composers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

In observance of the Independence Day weekend, the 23rd annual Summer Festival of Sacred Music at St. Bartholomew's continues with music by American Composers on Sunday, July 3, at 11 am.     (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Honor Service Men & Women at AMERICANA CONCERTPittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Honor Service Men & Women at AMERICANA CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

In collaboration with Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra offers a free performance in honor of American service men and woman. "In Honor of Service - An Americana Concert" is Friday, June 30 at 7 p.m. at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall in Oakland. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to 'Join Hands' with the O'JaysPittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to 'Join Hands' with the O'Jays
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Icons of the 1970s R&B and soul sound, the O'Jays, join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for a summer concert that's sure to sizzle on Thursday, June 29 at 7:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Alex Bernstein Discusses Father's WEST SIDE STORY at International Thespian FestivalAlex Bernstein Discusses Father's WEST SIDE STORY at International Thespian Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

West Side Story, is a perennial favorite, partly because it's inspired by Romeo and Juliet. The musical,  with concept and choreography by Jerome Robbins, book by Arthur Laurents, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and music by Leonard Bernstein,  debuted on Broadway 50 years ago and was most recently revived in 2009.  (more...)

Kelsey Grammer to Star in LA Opera's CANDIDEKelsey Grammer to Star in LA Opera's CANDIDE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Kelsey Grammer will make his LA Opera debut in the company's 2018 production of Candide, composer Leonard Bernstein's 1956 Broadway classic.  (more...)

Andrew Cooperstock Releases LEONARD BERNSTEIN: COMPLETE SOLO WORKS FOR PIANOAndrew Cooperstock Releases LEONARD BERNSTEIN: COMPLETE SOLO WORKS FOR PIANO
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Award-winning pianist Andrew Cooperstock and Bridge Records announce the release of Leonard Bernstein: Complete Solo Works for Piano now available on iTunes, Amazon, and at major retail outlets. (more...)

BWW Review: BPO BROADWAY COMEDY TONIGHT! at KLEINHAN'S MUSIC HALLBWW Review: BPO BROADWAY COMEDY TONIGHT! at KLEINHAN'S MUSIC HALL
by Michael Rabice - Jun 12, 2017

Broadway Trio Joins BPO for a COMEDY TONIGHT! The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's Pop Series concluded with a robust program entitled BROADWAY COMEDY TONIGHT! Packed with gems from Broadway's hey day to present day blockbusters, the varied program allowed it three soloists to shine. (more...)

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