Melchior Lengyel News

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/24- SILK STOCKINGS
by Stage Tube - Feb 24, 2014

Today in 1955, Silk Stockings opened at the Imperial Theatre, where it ran for 478 performances. Silk Stockings is a musical with a book by George S. Kaufman, Leueen MacGrath, and Abe Burrows and music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The musical is loosely based on the Melchior Lengyel story Ninotchka and the 1939 film adaptation it inspired. It ran on Broadway in 1955. This was the last musical that Porter wrote for the stage. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - Feb 24, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, February 24, 2013 - Sunday, February 24, 2013. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/24- SILK STOCKINGS
by Stage Tube - Feb 24, 2013

Today in 1955, Silk Stockings opened at the Imperial Theatre, where it ran for 478 performances. Silk Stockings is a musical with a book by George S. Kaufman, Leueen MacGrath, and Abe Burrows and music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The musical is loosely based on the Melchior Lengyel story Ninotchka and the 1939 film adaptation it inspired. It ran on Broadway in 1955. This was the last musical that Porter wrote for the stage. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/24- SILK STOCKINGS
by Stage Tube - Feb 24, 2012

Today in 1955, Silk Stockings opened at the Imperial Theatre, where it ran for 478 performances. Silk Stockings is a musical with a book by George S. Kaufman, Leueen MacGrath, and Abe Burrows and music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The musical is loosely based on the Melchior Lengyel story Ninotchka and the 1939 film adaptation it inspired. It ran on Broadway in 1955. This was the last musical that Porter wrote for the stage. (more...)

Review - To Be Or Not To Be: Highly Questionable
by Kristin Salaky - Oct 21, 2008

Start with a wonderful dark comedy from 1942, director Ernst Lubitsch's To Be Or Not To Be, which starred Jack Benny and Carol Lombard as the married, spotlight-hogging stars of a theatre troupe in Nazi occupied Warsaw who wind up using their acting skills to play a part in the Polish resistance, (more...)