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
IN THE CAR WITH BLOSSOM AND LEN and More Set for Queens Theatre's 28th SeasonIN THE CAR WITH BLOSSOM AND LEN and More Set for Queens Theatre's 28th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Queens Theatre's new season, which will begin in October 2016 and continue through May 2017, will feature Dance, Theatre and Family programming along with many special events. (more...)

Robert Cuccioli & More Set for York Theatre Company's ROTHSCHILD & SONS Cast Album Release PartyRobert Cuccioli & More Set for York Theatre Company's ROTHSCHILD & SONS Cast Album Release Party
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Robert Cuccioli and Glory Crampton will reunite at a special gathering for the official release of the new cast recording of the York Theatre Company production of Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick, and Sherman Yellen's musical Rothschild & Sons on Monday, July 25 at 6:00pm at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Fire Island Dance Festival Shatters Fundraising Record with $560,133Fire Island Dance Festival Shatters Fundraising Record with $560,133
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

On a picturesque waterfront stage overlooking the Great South Bay, this year's Fire Island Dance Festival welcomed ballet, modern and contemporary dance powerhouses on July 15-17, 2016.  (more...)

Tony Winner Mandy Patinkin Joins Daveed Diggs in Lionsgate's WONDERTony Winner Mandy Patinkin Joins Daveed Diggs in Lionsgate's WONDER
by Movies News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Mandy Patinkin has also joined previously announced cast members Jacob Tremblay, Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson. (more...)

Trinity Prep Theater to Bring THE ADDAMS FAMILY to Edinburgh FringeTrinity Prep Theater to Bring THE ADDAMS FAMILY to Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Trinity Preparatory School's theater department returns to the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August with their production of 'The Addams Family-A New Musical Comedy.' (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Solea Pfeiffer & Jeremy Jordan in WEST SIDE STORY at the Hollywood BowlSTAGE TUBE: Watch Solea Pfeiffer & Jeremy Jordan in WEST SIDE STORY at the Hollywood Bowl
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2016

The Hollywood Bowl has enlisted some top Broadway talent for the Los Angeles Master Chorale's concert presentations of WEST SIDE STORY this summer. Conducted by Gustavo Dudamel July 14, through July 19, the cast features Jeremy Jordan as Tony, Karen Olivo, who won a Tony Award for her take on the role in the 2009 Broadway revival, as Anita and newcomer Solea Pfeiffer as Maria. (more...)

Review Roundup: WEST SIDE STORY, Starring Jeremy Jordan & Karen Olivo, at the Hollywood BowlReview Roundup: WEST SIDE STORY, Starring Jeremy Jordan & Karen Olivo, at the Hollywood Bowl
by Review Roundups - Jul 15, 2016

The Hollywood Bowl has enlisted some top Broadway talent for the Los Angeles Master Chorale's concert presentations of WEST SIDE STORY this summer. Conducted by Gustavo Dudamel last night, July 14, through July 19, the cast features Jeremy Jordan as Tony and Karen Olivo, who won a Tony Award for her take on the role in the 2009 Broadway revival, as Anita. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Hershey Felder Stars as Leonard Bernstein in MAESTRO This Fall at 59E59 TheatersHershey Felder Stars as Leonard Bernstein in MAESTRO This Fall at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Hershey Felder channels the great composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein in Maestro, a new play with music written and performed by award-winning actor and musician Hershey Felder, and directed by Joel Zwick at 59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer; Brian Beirne, Managing Director). Maestro plays August 31 - October 16. The show opens Sunday, September 11 at 3PM. (more...)

Perspectives Series, Steve Reich, Mozart, La Serenissima and More Set for Carnegie Hall This FallPerspectives Series, Steve Reich, Mozart, La Serenissima and More Set for Carnegie Hall This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Carnegie Hall's 2016-2017 season is fast approaching, and the venue is looking forward to exciting new projects and outstanding concerts. (more...)

American Ballet Theatre Announces 2016 Fall SeasonAmerican Ballet Theatre Announces 2016 Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Programming for American Ballet Theatre's 2016 Fall Season, October 19-30, at the David H. Koch Theater was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.  The season will feature a World Premiere by Jessica Lang, the Company Premiere of Daphnis and Chloe by Benjamin Millepied and revivals of George Balanchine's Prodigal Son and Frederick Ashton's Symphonic Variations. (more...)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre Regrets Non-Latino WEST SIDE STORY CastingAtlanta Lyric Theatre Regrets Non-Latino WEST SIDE STORY Casting
by Michael Dale - Jul 11, 2016

The theatre company states that moving forward, it will adhere to a policy of ethnically specific casting when the material calls for it. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at WEST SIDE STORY at Connecticut RepPhoto Flash: First Look at WEST SIDE STORY at Connecticut Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) presents the Broadway classic West Side Story with book by Arthur Laurents, Music by Leonard Bernstein, Lyrics byStephen Sondheim, and based on a concept ofJerome Robbins. West Side Story will be directed and choreographed by Cassie Abate (CRT's Peter Pan, A Chorus Line, The Music Man) is the final show of the 2016 Nutmeg Sumer Series. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

The Main Stage, Inc. to Present WEST SIDE STORY, 8/12-13The Main Stage, Inc. to Present WEST SIDE STORY, 8/12-13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

The Main Stage, Inc. of Mishawaka, Indiana is pleased to announce their 10 year anniversary summer production will be 'West Side Story', the classic American musical! West Side Story will be performed at the Bendix Theatre of Century Center in South Bend, Indiana on August 12 and 13, 2016. This story is a timeless classic that resonates to ages old and young, and brings us a powerful message in todays society. (more...)

BWW Review: WEST SIDE STORY is Beautiful, Haunting, and Sadly Still Relevant, at Broadway RoseBWW Review: WEST SIDE STORY is Beautiful, Haunting, and Sadly Still Relevant, at Broadway Rose
by Krista Garver - Jul 6, 2016

Broadway Rose could perhaps not have picked a more fitting time to bring us Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein, and Stephen Sondheim's WEST SIDE STORY. Right now, our country and several others around the world are in dire need of a reminder that when gangs face off, there is no happy ending. Violence that is rooted in blind hatred and fear has tragic consequences -- for everybody. (more...)

Chita Rivera to Perform at East Hampton's Guild Hall This MonthChita Rivera to Perform at East Hampton's Guild Hall This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

?On Saturday evening, July 23, CHITA RIVERA brings her solo concert to The John Drew Theater in the Dina Merrill Pavilion at Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton, New York, for one show at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $40-$150 ($38-$145 for Members) and are available online http://www.guildhall.org/events/?id=961&mode=id or via the box office 631.324.4050. Free Saunders Student Rush tickets available. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony to Present HARRY POTTER Concert, 7/16Pittsburgh Symphony to Present HARRY POTTER Concert, 7/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2016

PITTSBURGH – Harry Potter fans and newcomers are invited to take the Hogwarts Express to Heinz Hall to join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for a night of wizardry, magic and music on July 16 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown's '13' Comes to The Media Theatre This SummerJason Robert Brown's '13' Comes to The Media Theatre This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

During the month of July, everyone can be '13' again! That's when Jason Robert Brown's Broadway musical '13' is on stage at The Media Theatre. (more...)

Sir Ben Kingsley to Headline Houston Symphony's Opening Night GalaSir Ben Kingsley to Headline Houston Symphony's Opening Night Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

Academy, Grammy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Sir Ben Kingsley will join the Houston Symphony in an unforgettable performance of Peter and the Wolf during its Opening Night Concert and Gala at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: Los Angeles Lawyers Philharmonic Honor Richard Sherman at Disney HallPhoto Flash: Los Angeles Lawyers Philharmonic Honor Richard Sherman at Disney Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

Proclaimed by the City of Los Angeles as "LA's Only Legal Orchestra," the Los Angeles Lawyers Philharmonic was founded by attorney/conductor Gary S. Greene.  The orchestra held its first rehearsal on January 19, 2009 with 30 legal musicians_and performed its debut concert on January 30, 2009. Since then, the orchestra has grown to 75 members and performed more than 40 concerts, raising more than tens of thousands of dollars to benefit those who cannot afford legal services and for other charitable purposes. (more...)

Nelly to Join Pittsburgh Symphony for A NIGHT OF SYMPHONIC HIP HOPNelly to Join Pittsburgh Symphony for A NIGHT OF SYMPHONIC HIP HOP
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

Grammy-award winning rapper and songwriter Nelly will join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for A Night of Symphonic Hip Hop at Heinz Hall on July 14 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

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