Morrie Ryskind News

Date Of Birth:
October 20, 1895
Date Of Death:
August 24, 1985 (89)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Denver (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 06, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Denver (more...)

ANIMAL CRACKERS Plays The Stage Theatre, Now thru 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

ANIMAL CRACKERS, with Book by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, Music & Lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby, and Adapted by Henry Wishcamper with Original Orchestrations by Doug Peck, will run today, April 4 - May 11 in The Stage Theatre. Press night is Thursday, April 10 at 6:30pm. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 3/30/2014
by BWW - Mar 30, 2014

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ANIMAL CRACKERS to Play The Stage Theatre, 4/4-5/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

ANIMAL CRACKERS, with Book by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, Music & Lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby, and Adapted by Henry Wishcamper with Original Orchestrations by Doug Peck, will run April 4 - May 11 in The Stage Theatre. Press night is Thursday, April 10 at 6:30pm. (more...)

New York Philharmonic to Present 11th Season of SUMMERTIME CLASSICS, 7/2-6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

The New York Philharmonic will present its 11th season of Summertime Classics, July 2-6, 2014, featuring five themed concerts with Bramwell Tovey, who has been the host and conductor of the series since its founding in 2004. On the first program, July 2-3, 2014, titled "Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, and Friends," the New York Philharmonic will perform Shostakovich's Festive Overture; Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 1, with pianist Joyce Yang as soloist; Musorgsky's Night on Bald Mountain; Rachmaninoff's arrangement of his own Vocalise; and Tchaikovsky's Waltz of the Flowers from The Nutcracker, and Marche slave. The second program, July 4-6, 2014, titled "Star-Spangled Celebration," will feature the New York Philharmonic and United States Marine Drum & Bugle Corps - "The Commandant's Own," which is celebrating its 80th-anniversary year - in a program that includes Copland's Clarinet Concerto, with Associate Principal Clarinet Mark Nuccio as soloist, and Fanfare for the Common Man; Gershwin's "Strike Up the Band" from Strike Up the Band; Sousa marches; and more. In these performances Major Brian Dix, director and commanding officer of "The Commandant's Own," will share conducting duties with Bramwell Tovey. (more...)

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Kicks Off 2014 Season with THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

Artistic Director Bill Rauch recently announced the Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2014 playbill. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 10/06/2013
by BWW - Oct 06, 2013

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Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 9/29/2013
by BWW - Sep 29, 2013

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Photo Flash: First Look at Bruce Randolph Nelson, Jonathan Brody, Brad Aldous & More in ANIMAL CRACKERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

Center Stage officially kicks off the 2013-14 Season with Animal Crackers, the classic toe-tapping, knee-slapping Marx Brothers musical. Under the direction of BJ Jones, Animal Crackers will run through October 13. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production shots below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 9/22/2013
by BWW - Sep 22, 2013

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BWW Reviews: Center Stage's ANIMAL CRACKERS Is Right on the Marx
by Daniel Collins - Sep 16, 2013

It's 'Hooray for Captain Spaulding, The African Explorer!' and hooray for the entire cast of ANIMAL CRACKERS who pay (and play) fitting homage to the Brothers Marx in this comedy music production at Baltimore's Center Stage. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 9/15/2013
by BWW - Sep 15, 2013

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Center Stage's ANIMAL CRACKERS Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2013

Tonight Center Stage officially kicks off the 2013-14 Season with the Opening Night of Animal Crackers, the classic toe-tapping, knee-slapping Marx Brothers musical. Under the direction of BJ Jones, Animal Crackers will run through October 13. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 9/08/2013
by BWW - Sep 08, 2013

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Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 9/08/2013
by BWW - Sep 08, 2013

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Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 9/01/2013
by BWW - Sep 01, 2013

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Bruce Nelson, Brad Aldous & More to Lead Center Stage's ANIMAL CRACKERS; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2013

Rehearsals began Tuesday for Animal Crackers, the first production of Center Stage's 2013-14 Season. This classic American musical comedy is set to feature City Paper Best Actor Bruce Nelson as Groucho Marx playing the ineffable Captain Spaulding. Under the direction of Northlight Theatre Artistic Director BJ Jones-who previously directed Center Stage's smash production of A Skull in Connemara-Animal Crackers begins previews on September 4 and runs through October 13. (more...)

Tickets for Denver Center Theatre Company's 2013-14 Season On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2013

The Denver Center Theatre Company will begin selling single tickets to the upcoming 2013/14 season today, August 5. (more...)

Tickets for Denver Center Theatre Company's 2013-14 Season On Sale 8/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2013

The 10-play season includes four exhilarating world premieres selected from the 2013 Colorado New Play Summit. Karen Zacarias' adaptation of Helen Thorpe's book Just Like Us, Catherine Trieschmann's comedy The Most Deserving, Matthew Lopez's heartfelt The Legend of Georgia McBride and Marcus Gardley's adaptation of Homer's epic poem, black odyssey, will all take to the stage to dazzle Denver audiences. Also selected for the season is a Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, an adaptation of a Marx Brother's script, Shakespeare's tragic masterpiece, a powerful and poignant love story and the return of a Christmas classic. (more...)

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