Nora Mae Lyng News

Photo Flash: Nora Mae Lyng, Tari Kelly, David Elder and More in AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS: An Evening with Richard Rodgers
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 14, 2013

On October 12th, noted arranger and producer, Fred Barton, whose work is heard regularly in concert halls around the country, celebrated composer Richard Rodgers on the Schimmel stage. Fred Barton, his 12-piece orchestra and star-studded cast of performers are back to celebrate the legendary Richard Rodgers! The extraordinary icon's career spanned six decades, during which he composed 40 Broadway musicals. Fred's tribute to the versatility of Richard Rodgers will prove a revelation to those familiar with his biggest hits: Oklahoma!, South Pacific, Carousel, and The Sound of Music. You'll hear Richard Rodgers from his razz-ma-tazz roots to his later masterworks, created with a number of star lyricists. Join us as we journey from Broadway to Hollywood and back, celebrating the incredible music and tales of Richard Rodgers! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 10/11-10/12/2013
by - Oct 12, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Saturday, October 12, 2013 - Saturday, October 12, 2013. (more...)

Nora Mae Lyng, Karen Murphy, Joshua Henry and More Set for AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS: AN EVENING WITH RICHARD RODGERS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2013

Tonight, October 12th, noted arranger and producer, Fred Barton, whose work is heard regularly in concert halls around the country, is celebrating composer Richard Rodgers on the Schimmel stage. (more...)

Nora Mae Lyng, Karen Murphy, Joshua Henry and More Set for AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS: AN EVENING WITH RICHARD RODGERS, 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

On Saturday, October 12th, noted arranger and producer, Fred Barton, whose work is heard regularly in concert halls around the country, is celebrating composer Richard Rodgers on the Schimmel stage. Fred Barton, his 12-piece orchestra and star-studded cast of performers are back to celebrate the legendary Richard Rodgers! The extraordinary icon's career spanned six decades, during which he composed 40 Broadway musicals. Fred's tribute to the versatility of Richard Rodgers will prove a revelation to those familiar with his biggest hits: Oklahoma!, South Pacific, Carousel, and The Sound of Music. You'll hear Richard Rodgers from his razz-ma-tazz roots to his later masterworks, created with a number of star lyricists. Join us as we journey from Broadway to Hollywood and back, celebrating the incredible music and tales of Richard Rodgers! (more...)

BAREFOOT BOY WITH CHEEK Recording with Max Von Essen, Jenn Colella & More Now Available for Free Download
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2013

UnsungMusicalsCo. (UMC), in a collaboration with the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, has released a recording of three songs from the little-known 1947 musical comedy Barefoot Boy With Cheek featuring performances by Jenn Colella (Chaplin, Closer Than Ever), Max von Essen (Evita, Death Takes a Holiday) and Robert Lenzi (South Pacific, Hello Again). (more...)

BAREFOOT BOY WITH CHEEK Recording with Jenn Colella, Max von Essen & Robert Lenzi Set for Free Digital Download
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

UnsungMusicalsCo. (UMC), in a collaboration with the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, will record three songs from the little-known 1947 musical comedy Barefoot Boy With Cheek featuring performances by Jenn Colella (Chaplin, Closer Than Ever), Max von Essen(Evita, Death Takes a Holiday) and Robert Lenzi (South Pacific, Hello Again). UMC's recordings will be released for free digital download on the New York Public Library's website as part of its Musical of the Month blog series, which recently featured UMC's reconstruction of the Barefoot Boy libretto. The musical has never received a cast album. (more...)

Pace University Presents Fred Barton's 'An Evening with Jule Styne,' 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2013

On Saturday, March 9, noted arranger and producer, Fred Barton, whose work is heard regularly in concert halls around the country, is celebrating composer Jule Styne on the Schimmel stage. With the scores of such Broadway classics as Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Peter Pan, Bells Are Ringing, Gypsy and Funny Girl to his credit, composer Jule Styne ranks as one of the undisputed architects of the American musical theater. In addition to his legendary work in the theater Styne has also made Academy Award-winning contributions to the American Hollywood songbook writing songs for films such as Anchors Aweigh,Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Funny Girl, Funny Lady and Three Coins in a Fountain. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: ALIVE AND KICKING!
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 08, 2012

After a three-year absence, Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway returns to the 47th Street Theatre with a brand new edition, Forbidden Broadway: ALIVE AND KICKING. The show, which opened last night, September 6, will run for a limited engagement through January 6, 2013. This production will mark Forbidden Broadway's 30th Anniversary, as well as its 21st edition. BroadwayWorld was there for opening night, and we bring you full photo coverage from the first curtain call and after party below! (more...)

BROADWAY RECALL: Forbidden Once Again
by Michael Dale - Sep 08, 2012

A little over thirty years ago Gerard Alessandrini was just another struggling young musical theatre actor who enjoyed doing what a lot of struggling young musical theatre actors do in between summer stock and dinner theatre gigs; write parody lyrics of famous showtunes. (more...)

Rachel de Benedet, Kristin Maloney Join NOTHING IS FOREVER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 04, 2011

UnsungMusicalsCo. Inc. (www.UnsungMusicals.org) announces complete casting and special performances for its first annual benefit concert featuring the world premiere of Nothing is Forever, a new musical song cycle by Pulitzer Prize and Grammy Award winner Morton Gould (Stringmusic, Billion Dollar Baby) and Tony and Grammy Award nominee Carolyn Leigh (Peter Pan, Little Me, 'Witchcraft'). (more...)

Rachel de Benedet, Kristin Maloney Join NOTHING IS FOREVER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2011

UnsungMusicalsCo. Inc. (www.UnsungMusicals.org) announces complete casting and special performances for its first annual benefit concert featuring the world premiere of Nothing is Forever, a new musical song cycle by Pulitzer Prize and Grammy Award winner Morton Gould (Stringmusic, Billion Dollar Baby) and Tony and Grammy Award nominee Carolyn Leigh (Peter Pan, Little Me, 'Witchcraft'). (more...)

BAREFOOT BOY WITH CHEEK Reading Held Today At MTC's Creative Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2011

UnsungMusicalsCo. Inc. (www.UnsungMusicals.org) will launch its new initiative The Archival Project with a special exploratory reading of the 1947 musical comedy Barefoot Boy With Cheek on January 14 at 3pm at Manhattan Theatre Club's Creative Center, 311 West 43rd Street. (more...)

UnsungMusicalsCo. Presents Reading of BAREFOOT BOY WITH CHEEK
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2011

UnsungMusicalsCo. Inc. (www.UnsungMusicals.org) will present a special exploratory reading of the 1947 musical comedy Barefoot Boy With Cheek on January 14 at 3pm as the launch of its new initiative: The Archival Project. (more...)

Colella, Von Essen & More Set for BAREFOOT BOY WITH CHEEK Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jan 03, 2011

UnsungMusicalsCo. Inc. has announced additional casting for its special exploratory reading of the 1947 musical comedy Barefoot Boy With Cheek on January 14 at 3pm at Manhattan Theatre Club's Creative Center, 311 West 43rd Street. The reading will launch a new UMC initiative, The Archival Project, aimed at researching, assembling and restoring unpublished and out-of-print musical shows. (more...)

UnsungMusicalsCo. Presents Reading of BAREFOOT BOY WITH CHEEK
by BWW News Desk - Dec 07, 2010

UnsungMusicalsCo. Inc. (www.UnsungMusicals.org) will present a special exploratory reading of the 1947 musical comedy Barefoot Boy With Cheek on January 14 at 3pm as the launch of its new initiative: The Archival Project. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SWEENEY TODD is Bloody Good at Signature Theatre
by Charles Shubow - Feb 18, 2010

Sondheim classic musical is given a rousing production under Signature Theatre's Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (more...)

Seth Rudetsky Celebrates FORBIDDEN BROADWAY with Gerard Alessandrini and Nora Mae Lyng Tonight on 'Chatterbox,' 1/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2010

BroadwayWorld has been running the very popular Seth's Broadway Chatterbox on its radio station for several years and now, in 2010, BroadwayWorld.com and Seth's Broadway Chatterbox have teamed up again to not only bring you the show via the radio station - but now with full length videos - right here on the site! (more...)

Applause Theatre & Cinema Books Presents FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: BEHIND THE MYLAR CURTAIN, Kicks Off 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 07, 2009

Applause Theatre & Cinema Books is proud to announce the release of FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: BEHIND THE MYLAR CURTAIN by Gerard Alessandrini with Michael Portantiere, a chronicle of Forbidden Broadway, the longest-running musical revue in the world and hailed by The New Yorker as 'the funniest show in New York.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jim Caruso's Cast Party Celebrates Forbidden Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2009

Jim Caruso's Cast Party at Birdland was the place to be on Monday night! After the Natalie Douglas tribute to the songs of Lena Horne, more stars came out to celebrate Gerard Allesendrini and Michael Portantiere's new book, 'Forbidden Broadway: Behind The Mylar Curtain.' (more...)

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Celebration Comes to Birdland Nov. 23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2009

On Monday, November 23 at 9:30 pm, Jim Caruso's Cast Party the weekly event held at Birdland, 315 West 44th Street (bet 8th & 9th Ave) will open with a special celebration / book release party for 'Forbidden Broadway: Behind the Mylar Curtain'. Creator Gerard Alessandrini will be performing along with Nora Mae Lyng, the show's other original cast member; as well as some of FB stalwarts Michael West, Christina Bianco, and Gina Kreiezmar, with longtime pianist David Caldwell. (more...)

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