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Oscar Hammerstein News

Date Of Birth:
May 08, 1847
Date Of Death:
August 01, 1919 (72)
Birth Place:
Sceczin
Gender:
Male
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APAC to Honor Ted Chapin & Jimmy Van Bramer at Annual Gala Next MonthAPAC to Honor Ted Chapin & Jimmy Van Bramer at Annual Gala Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) will host its annual Gala at the Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue, Astoria, NY on Wednesday, April 1, 2015. (more...)

Jennifer Damiano and Devin Ilaw Join Columbia University Songbook at 54 Below, 3/10Jennifer Damiano and Devin Ilaw Join Columbia University Songbook at 54 Below, 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Columbia University Songbook on Tuesday, March 10th at 9:30pm. Columbia University Songbook is dedicated to showcasing material created by past and present musical theatre luminaries who have been affiliated with Columbia University throughout the years. (more...)

BCT to Present SOUTH PACIFIC, 3/13-29BCT to Present SOUTH PACIFIC, 3/13-29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Bayou City Theatrics delivers yet another theatrical work that has stood the test of time, with a unique approach to one of Broadway's most cherished musicals. The 2015 Spring Season continues with the treasured work of composer, Richard Rodgers, and his colleague, lyricist and writer, Oscar Hammerstein II, assisted by book contributions from Joshua Logan. South Pacific is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Tales of the South Pacific. This production runs March 13 through March 29 at The Kaleidoscope. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Anna-Jane Casey, Ria Jones & Sarah-Louise Young in West End's JERRY'S GIRLSPhoto Flash: First Look at Anna-Jane Casey, Ria Jones & Sarah-Louise Young in West End's JERRY'S GIRLS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Featuring songs from classic musicals including Hello Dolly!, Mame, and La Cage Aux Folles, Jerry's Girls brings together an all-female cast to celebrate Jerry's special gift for writing songs that capture the true spirit of the great American musical, honouring the legacy of the multi Tony Award-winning composer and lyricist of some of the greatest Broadway musicals of all time. (more...)

Anna-Jane Casey Headlines JERRY'S GIRLS, Opening Tonight at the St. James StudioAnna-Jane Casey Headlines JERRY'S GIRLS, Opening Tonight at the St. James Studio
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

JERRY'S GIRLS started performances yesterday 3rd March at The St James Studio Theatre, London, Starring Anna-Jane Casey, Ria Jones and Sarah-Louise Young. Press night is tonight, 4th March 2015. (more...)

Mirvish Announces 2015-16 Season - MATILDA, GENTLEMEN'S GUIDE, Bonus Shows and More!Mirvish Announces 2015-16 Season - MATILDA, GENTLEMEN'S GUIDE, Bonus Shows and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

In the 2015-16 season, David Mirvish will present 14 shows in Toronto, consisting of seven shows in the Mainstage Subscription Series, three in the Off-Mirvish Subscription Series and four shows off-subscription. (more...)

Oscar Hammerstein II's Daughter, Alice Hammerstein Mathias, Passes Away at 93Oscar Hammerstein II's Daughter, Alice Hammerstein Mathias, Passes Away at 93
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

According to published reports, Alice Hammerstein Mathias, daughter of legendary theatre lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II, passed away last week from pneumonia. She was 93 years old. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Announces Audited Financial SeasonSan Francisco Opera Announces Audited Financial Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

The audited financial results for San Francisco Opera's 2013–14 season (FY14) were announced today by San Francisco Opera Association President Keith Geeslin: a deficit of $348,244 on an operating budget of $74,119,493. The Company's 91st season presented eight main stage works at the War Memorial Opera House in addition to numerous concerts, recitals, workshops and community engagement events attracting more than 271,954 individuals. (more...)

Anna-Jane Casey, Ria Jones, Sarah-Louise Young to Headline JERRY'S GIRLS at The St. James Studio TheatreAnna-Jane Casey, Ria Jones, Sarah-Louise Young to Headline JERRY'S GIRLS at The St. James Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2015

JERRY'S GIRLS opens on Tuesday 3rd March at The St James Studio Theatre, London, Starring Anna-Jane Casey, Ria Jones and Sarah-Louise Young. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 3/01/2015Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 3/01/2015
by BWW - Mar 1, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/01/2015 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

Casts of THE LAST SHIP and SIDE SHOW, Ben Vereen, Melissa Manchester & More Set for 54 Below Next MonthCasts of THE LAST SHIP and SIDE SHOW, Ben Vereen, Melissa Manchester & More Set for 54 Below Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

This March, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. Below, find the schedule for upcoming events over the next month. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Paulo Szot's Bossa Nova is Too Heavy at 54 BELOWBWW Reviews: Paulo Szot's Bossa Nova is Too Heavy at 54 BELOW
by David Clarke - Feb 26, 2015

Celebrating the centennial of Frank Sinatra, Paulo Szot returns to 54 BELOW with a brand new show inspired by Antonio Carlos Jobim, the founding father of bossa nova. Unfortunately, the end product is not the enchanted evening we'd expect from the Tony Award winner. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Falling In Love With BCCM'S MY ROMANCE!BWW Reviews: Falling In Love With BCCM'S MY ROMANCE!
by Dylan Siegman - Feb 26, 2015

As a team, Richard Rodgers and Lorenz (Larry) Hart found Broadway fame while in their twenties. Though their talents as composer and lyricist complimented one another brilliantly, their working methods and personalities couldn't have been more different. Rodgers's strict work ethic and Hart's casual and tragically self-destructive attitude eventually led to the end of their creative partnership which, in turn, resulted in Rodgers's legendary collaborations with Oscar Hammerstein. After seeing Bayou Concert City Musicals' production of their latest revue, My Romance: The Rodgers and Hart Songbook, I was inspired to not only revisit the songs that were performed, but to delve further into the career of one of Broadway's greatest, if somewhat tumultuous partnerships. (more...)

Hugh Jackman to Play Billy Bigelow in New CAROUSEL Film?Hugh Jackman to Play Billy Bigelow in New CAROUSEL Film?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Stage and screen star Hugh Jackman, who recently returned to Broadway in Jez Butterworth's THE RIVER, is reportedly preparing for a new musical role. In a recent interview with Cigar Aficionado, Jackman revealed that a new film version of Carousel is in the works. Jackman previously played the role of Billy Bigelow in a 2002 concert version of the musical at Carnegie Hall. (more...)

Profile on Composer: Cy ColemanProfile on Composer: Cy Coleman
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Feb 24, 2015

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Controversy Pushes NAAP to Cancel All Asian-American SHOW BOATControversy Pushes NAAP to Cancel All Asian-American SHOW BOAT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

After a public outcry, the National Asian Artists Project has cancelled its upcoming, all Asian-American production of SHOW BOAT. The classic musical, featuring music by Jerome Kern and book & lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, would have been directed by Broadway veteran and Tony Award winner Tommy Tune. (more...)

Hilberry Theatre Sets 2015-16 Season: CLYBOURNE PARK, LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST & MoreHilberry Theatre Sets 2015-16 Season: CLYBOURNE PARK, LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

The Hilberry Theatre announced its 2015-16 Season Friday during the opening night festivities for Arthur Miller's adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's classic drama, An Enemy of the People. Season tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Ashley Day, Charlotte Wakefield & More in OKLAHOMA! UK Tour!Photo Flash: First Look at Ashley Day, Charlotte Wakefield & More in OKLAHOMA! UK Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

A first look at the cast of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical OKLAHOMA! presented by Music & Lyrics Limited and Royal & Derngate Northampton, has been revealed. Check out photos below! (more...)

Riverdale Repertory Company to Present THE SOUND OF MUSIC, 3/7-15Riverdale Repertory Company to Present THE SOUND OF MUSIC, 3/7-15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of one of the world's most beloved films, Riverdale Repertory Company and Riverdale Rising Stars join forces to present the original stage version of the classic musical THE SOUND OF MUSIC for six performances only, from March 7 to March 15, 2015. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Glorious SOUTH PACIFIC at MTWBWW Reviews: Glorious SOUTH PACIFIC at MTW
by Don Grigware - Feb 17, 2015

Like The King and I, Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific is a heartbreaking, yet uplifting story told across racial borders ... with an elegant score. The look in its rich set design with an incredible, dreamlike Bali Ha'i in the background, setting the romantic tone for the entire show, adds lovely detail to the current production at MTW, Long Beach. This production is marvelous with great direction and a sensational cast. (more...)

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