Lorenz Hart News

Also Credited As:
  • Lorenz M. Hart

  • Date Of Birth:
    May 02, 1895
    Date Of Death:
    November 22, 1943 (48)
    Birth Place:
    New York, NY, USA
    Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett Talk Great American Songbook & CHEEK TO CHEEK
    by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 30, 2014

    Iconic crooner Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop superstar Lady Gaga for a new duets album containing multiple Great American Songbook standards and the performers discuss the new project in a new red carpet video interview. (more...)

    Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett Discuss New Duets Album On Red Carpet
    by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 29, 2014

    Iconic crooner Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop superstar Lady Gaga for a new duets album containing multiple Great American Songbook standards and the performers discuss the new project in a new red carpet video interview. (more...)

    Lady Gaga Sings PAL JOEY In New Tony Bennett Duets Album Live Tease
    by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 28, 2014

    Iconic crooner Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop superstar Lady Gaga for a new standards duets album and a new live tease of Gaga performing a showstopper from PAL JOEY is now available to view. (more...)

    Alec Baldwin, David Henry Hwang and More Covered at the 92Y in 2014
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

    92Y celebrates all things Theater -- plays, musicals (including theater's sister, movie musicals), songwriters, actors, playwrights -- even Broadway ghosts! (more...)

    FLASH FRIDAY: Hats Off! An Elaine Stritch Memorial
    by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 18, 2014

    Today we are saluting one of Broadway's brassiest, bawdiest and best-loved leading ladies in honor of her death this week, the one and only Elaine Stritch. (more...)

    MURDER FOR TWO to Play the CLO Cabaret This Fall; Scott Schwartz to Direct
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

    Pittsburgh CLO has announced the Pittsburgh Premiere of the Off-Broadway sensation Murder For Two, October 22-January 18 at the CLO Cabaret. Everyone is a suspect in this exciting production where classic musical comedy meets Agatha Christie. In this witty and winking musical homage to old-fashioned murder mysteries, TWO performers play THIRTEEN ROLES -- not to mention the piano. (more...)

    BCCM to Present NEW GIRL IN TOWN, 9/4-7
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

    Bayou City Concert Musicals opens its 2014-15 season with the 1957 George Abbott musical version of Eugene O'Neill's Anna Christie, New Girl in Town, for five performances at the Heinen Theatre, 3517 Austin, September 4-7, 2014. The fully-staged concert musical production will mark the premiere of New Girl in Town in Houston. New Girl in Town was nominated for five Tony Awards in 1958 and won two...both for best performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical. (more...)

    Joe Iconis, Jenny Ashman & More Lead York's Developmental Reading of New Musical FALLING FOR MAKE BELIEVE Today
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

    The York Theatre Company, and its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, will present the New York premiere of the new musical, Falling for Make Believe, written by Mark Saltzman with music arrangements by Keith Harrison. Directed by Kent Nicholson and with music direction by Ian Weinberger, the six-member cast features Jenny Ashman, Joe Iconis, Rebecca Ann Johnson, Ryan Reilly, Alan Schmuckler and Michael Winther. The single performance is set for TODAY, Thursday, July 10, 2014 beginning at 3:00 p.m. at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (Entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). The reading is open to the public with a suggested donation of $5.00. (more...)

    The Musical Theater Project and Cleveland Public Theatre Presents I AM WHAT I AM, 8/10
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 06, 2014

    The Musical Theater Project and Cleveland Public Theatre will present "I Am What I Am: Gays, Lesbians and the American Musical" on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 2pm and 7pm. Both performances will be held in the Gordon Square Theatre at Cleveland Public Theatre. (more...)

    Adam Gwon and Sarah Hammond's STRING, Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond's 'HOWARD BARNES' and More Set for NAMT's 2014 Festival of New Musicals
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

    The National Alliance For Musical Theatre (NAMT) announced today its selections for the 26th Annual Festival of New Musicals. Beautiful Poison, Cubamor, Great Wall, How To Break, Mary Marie, The Noteworthy Life of Howard Barnes, String and Stu For Silverton make up the eight new musicals that will be presented at the 26th Annual Festival of New Musicals on Thursday, October 23, 2014 and Friday, October 24, 2014 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: On This Day 6/27 - PAL JOEY
    by Stage Tube - Jun 27, 2014

    Today in 1976, the second Broadway revival of Pal Joey opened at the Circle in the SquareTheatre, where it ran for 73 performances. Pal Joey is a musical with a book by John O'Hara (from his novel of the same title) and music and lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart based on a character and situations O'Hara created in a series of short stories published in The New Yorker. The original 1940 Broadway production was directed by George Abbott and starred Gene Kelly. There have been several revivals since, including a 2008-09 Broadway run, and a 1957 film adaptation starring Frank Sinatra, Rita Hayworth and Kim Novak. The 1976 cast featured: Christopher Chadman (Joey), Harold Gary (Mike), Terri Treas (Kid), Janie Sell (Gladys), and Gail Benedict (Gail). (more...)

    Days After the Tony Awards Broadway's Brightest Lit up the Stage to Benefit Operation Smile
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

    On June 10, 2014, producer and director, Caleb Ryan and a cast of rising stars on Broadway revived the timeless music of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart in the one night only performance of We'll Take Manhattan, all to benefit Operation Smile. New World Stages played host to the performance and exclusive after party with industry heavy hitters in attendance including Tony Award winners Billy Porter and Michael Starobin, Grammy winner Kurt Elling, Two Time Tony Award Nominee Laura Osnes as well as television personality Chenoa Maxwell from the OWN network's hit television show Love in the City. (more...)

    Photo Flash: A Broadway Smile's WE'LL TAKE MANHATTAN Charity Gala at Birdland
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

    On June 2nd, cast members of A Broadway Smile's inaugural charity gala We'll Take Manhattan coming to New World Stages June 10th took the stage at Jim Caruso's Cast Party at Birdland to much ovation. Singing to raise awareness for the children of Operation Smile. Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

    East Lynne to Open Season with THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS, 6/11-7/19
    by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

    They love, they fight, they make up, they care for each other - it's a marriage. The award winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company presents "The First Fifty Years," a dramatic-comedy that shows the ups and downs of a marriage in seven scenes, each during a pivotal anniversary. Beginning right after their honeymoon in 1872, seven years after the end of the Civil War, the play marks the lives of Anne and Martin Wells up to their golden anniversary at the beginning of the Roaring '20s, in 1922. (more...)

    Krystal Joy Brown, Claybourne Elder, Capathia Jenkins & More to Lead UMC's Reading of PEGGY-ANN, 5/22
    by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

    UnsungMusicalsCo. (UMC) will launch its 2014 developmental reading series at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts with a special presentation of Peggy-Ann, the hit 1926 musical comedy with a book by Tony Award winner Herbert Fields (Annie Get Your Gun) and a score by the legendary songwriting team of Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart (Pal Joey, On Your Toes). The reading, directed by Ben West (Unsung Carolyn Leigh, The Fig Leaves Are Falling, At Home Abroad), will be held Thursday, May 22 at 2:30 PM in the Bruno Walter Auditorium. (more...)

    Photo Flash: Santino Fontana, Jeremy Jordan, Rebecca Luker & More Perform at CSC Gala
    by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

    Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, presented its 2014 Annual Gala, MUSICAL MASTERWORKS, Monday evening, May 12 at the Hudson Theatre at the Millennium Broadway Hotel (145 West 44th Street). Tony Award-winner and CSC Associate Director John Doyle helmed an evening of memorable numbers from iconic American musicals-a rich and vital heritage that CSC has begun to explore with last season's critically-acclaimed production of Passion and the upcoming production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Allegro. Check out photos form insod ethe special event below! (more...)

    THE JEWISH LEGACY Travels to Hornchuch and Leeds
    by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

    Broadway's golden age of musical theatre wouldn't be what it is today without the incredibly talented Jewish composers and lyricists of the 20th century. Together they created an enduring legacy that is enjoyed by millions of people across the world every year. Continuing its successful tour, The Jewish Legacy now travels to Hornchurch and Leeds. (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in Las Vegas - Week of 5/11/2014
    by BWW - May 11, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for Las Vegas (more...)

    Theatre Artists Studio Presents HART TO HART, Now thru 5/18
    by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

    Join us for a celebration of the Lyrics of Lorenz Hart. During the 24-year association between Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart (more...)

    Jackie Hoffman, Jake Epstein, John Tartaglia and More Join Kooman & Dimond for Ebb Award Concert Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2014

    Jackie Hoffman (Hairspray, The Addams Family), Jake Epstein (Beautiful, Spiderman...) and John Tartaglia (Avenue Q, Shrek) are among the artists who will join Fred Ebb Award-winning songwriters Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond for Kooman & Dimond: Still Not Famous tonight, May 5th at the York Theatre at Saint Peter's. (more...)

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