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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
Full Cast Announced for Sheffield Theatres' SHOW BOATFull Cast Announced for Sheffield Theatres' SHOW BOAT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2015

Artistic DirectorDaniel Evanstoday announces the company for his new production ofJerome KernandOscar Hammerstein II's musicalShow Boat. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside THE SOUND OF MUSIC National Tour's Performance Preview!Photo Coverage: Inside THE SOUND OF MUSIC National Tour's Performance Preview!
by Walter McBride - Sep 4, 2015

A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, hits the road for a national tour. This lavish new production launches this September at theAhmanson Theatrein Los Angeles, under the auspices of theCenter Theatre Group, and will then tour North America for multiple seasons, playing multi-week and week-long engagements. BroadwayWorld brings you shots of the meet and greet below! (more...)

Official: Xavier and Beck to Star in Sheffield's SHOW BOAT!Official: Xavier and Beck to Star in Sheffield's SHOW BOAT!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2015

Daniel Evans will directMichael Xavieras Gaylord Ravenal,Gina Beckas Magnolia Hawks,Lucy Briersas Parthenia Hawks,Sandra Marvin as Queenie,Emmanuel Kojoas Joe,Rebecca Trehearnas Julie La Verne andAllan Corduneras Captain Andy Hawks. (more...)

Gina Beck and Michael Xavier to Star in SHOW BOAT at the Crucible This Winter; More Cast Announced!Gina Beck and Michael Xavier to Star in SHOW BOAT at the Crucible This Winter; More Cast Announced!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 3, 2015

SHOW BOAT will sail into the Crucible this winter with a full crew this December! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sneak Peek at THE SOUND OF MUSIC National Tour Meet & Greet Starring Ashley Brown, Ben Davis and More!Photo Coverage: Sneak Peek at THE SOUND OF MUSIC National Tour Meet & Greet Starring Ashley Brown, Ben Davis and More!
by Walter McBride - Sep 3, 2015

A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, hits the road for a national tour. This lavish new production launches this September at theAhmanson Theatrein Los Angeles, under the auspices of theCenter Theatre Group, and will then tour North America for multiple seasons, playing multi-week and week-long engagements. BroadwayWorld brings you shots of the meet and greet below! (more...)

BWW TV: Newcomer Kerstin Anderson, Ashley Brown & Ben Davis Preview Upcoming National Tour of THE SOUND OF MUSIC!BWW TV: Newcomer Kerstin Anderson, Ashley Brown & Ben Davis Preview Upcoming National Tour of THE SOUND OF MUSIC!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 3, 2015

The cast of the brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, which wool soon hit the road, has just met the press - and BroadwayWorld was on hand. Below, check out a very first look at Ashley Brown, Ben Davis, and Kerstin Andersonin rehearsal! (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: THE SOUND OF MUSIC National Tour Cast Meets the Press!FREEZE FRAME: THE SOUND OF MUSIC National Tour Cast Meets the Press!
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 3, 2015

The cast of the brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, which wool soon hit the road, has just met the press - and BroadwayWorld was on hand. Check out a first look at Ashley Brown, Ben Davis, and Kerstin Anderson all together below! (more...)

The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra presents The Battle of Broadway: Sondheim vs. Webber to end 20th Anniversary Summer Series in Devou Sept 5th.The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra presents The Battle of Broadway: Sondheim vs. Webber to end 20th Anniversary Summer Series in Devou Sept 5th.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2015

The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra and Music Director James R. Cassidy close the Symphony's 20th anniversary Summer Series in Devou Park, Saturday, September 5 at 7:30 p.m. with a free program dubbed "The Battle of Broadway: Sondheim vs. Webber." Composers Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber (who coincidently have the same birthday - March 22) ruled the boards on Broadway and the West End for most of the 1970s-80s compiling hit song after hit song in a string of award winning musicals. Home-grown bonafide Broadway stars Pamela Myers and Jessica Hendy will be featured, singing the hit tunes of these living legends. (more...)

Tickets Go On Sale This Sunday for CINDERELLA at the Fox TheatreTickets Go On Sale This Sunday for CINDERELLA at the Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA, the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music, will play at the Fox Theatre for a limited engagement from November 3-8 as part of the 2015/2016 Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta Series. (more...)

Tommy Tune & More on Tap for Palm Beach Dramaworks' Third Season of DramalogueTommy Tune & More on Tap for Palm Beach Dramaworks' Third Season of Dramalogue
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Palm Beach Dramaworks is delighted to announce that Broadway luminaries Paul Gemignani, William Ivey Long, and Tommy Tune will be interviewed live, onstage as part of its popular series,Dramalogue - Talking Theatre!This series of six programs, which explores all aspects of theatre in conversations with or about the industry's top professionals and master artists, will also feature presentations on Eugene O'Neill and Rodgers & Hammerstein, and a roundtable discussion with four directors. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/24/15- OKLAHOMA!STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/24/15- OKLAHOMA!
by Stage Tube - Aug 24, 2015

Today in 1980, the second Broadway revival of Oklahoma! closed at the Palace Theatre, where it ran for 293 performances. Oklahoma! is the first musical written by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and librettist Oscar Hammerstein II. The musical is based on Lynn Riggs' 1931 play, Green Grow the Lilacs. Set in Oklahoma Territory outside the town of Claremore in 1906, it tells the story of cowboy Curly McLain and his romance with farm girl Laurey Williams. The original Broadway production opened on March 31, 1943. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Central Pennsylvania - Week of 8/23/2015Now Playing Onstage in Central Pennsylvania - Week of 8/23/2015
by BWW - Aug 23, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/23/2015 for Central Pennsylvania (more...)

BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's Unique OKLAHOMA is GrippingBWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's Unique OKLAHOMA is Gripping
by Tyler Hinton - Aug 21, 2015

Hale Centre Theatre's production of OKLAHOMA is probably unlike any you've seen--in a good way. If the musical appeals to you, you won't find much that could be improved. (more...)

Music Legend Tony Bennett and Jazz Pianist Bill Charlap Record The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome KernMusic Legend Tony Bennett and Jazz Pianist Bill Charlap Record The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Columbia Records is proud to announce the release ofThe Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern, a new album from American musical legend Tony Bennett and acclaimed jazz pianist Bill Charlap, arriving Friday, September 25, 2015. (more...)

Tickets to CINDERELLA National Tour at Dr. Phillips Center on Sale 8/28Tickets to CINDERELLA National Tour at Dr. Phillips Center on Sale 8/28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA, the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music, will play the Walt Disney Theater at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts for a limited engagement from November 10 through November 15, 2015 as part of the 2015-2016 FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando Season presented in partnership with Florida Theatrical Association. (more...)

BLITHE SPIRIT, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN and More Set for Stolen Shakespeare's 2015-16 SeasonBLITHE SPIRIT, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN and More Set for Stolen Shakespeare's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

StolenShakespeare has announced its 2015-16 season. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Bucks County Playhouse's 2015 Oscar Hammerstein Festival to Celebrate Stephen Sondheim This FallBucks County Playhouse's 2015 Oscar Hammerstein Festival to Celebrate Stephen Sondheim This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Bucks County Playhouse producers Robyn Goodman and Alexander Fraser just announced the 2nd Annual Oscar Hammerstein Festival -- named in honor of themaster lyricist who wrote some of America's most beloved and recognizable musicals at his family farm in Bucks County. (more...)

BWW Review: Jane Lynch Makes 'Em Laugh with SEE JANE SING! at Joe's PubBWW Review: Jane Lynch Makes 'Em Laugh with SEE JANE SING! at Joe's Pub
by David Clarke - Aug 17, 2015

At the top of her show, SEE JANE SING!, Jane Lynch jokes that she always wanted to be the kind of TV celebrity that held an audience hostage for an hour as she dabbled in the art of cabaret. Luckily for us, deft comedienne Lynch surprises the audience by being a fantastic singer, leaving the audience begging her for more encores. (more...)

On Sale Dates for U.S. Bank Broadway Season Shows at the Fabulous Fox AnnouncedOn Sale Dates for U.S. Bank Broadway Season Shows at the Fabulous Fox Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Single tickets for the Fabulous Fox Theatre's 2015 - 2016 U.S. Bank Broadway Series shows will go on sale Saturday, September 12 at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

CINDERELLA National Tour Coming to Saenger Theatre, 10/27-11/1CINDERELLA National Tour Coming to Saenger Theatre, 10/27-11/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

Tickets for CINDERELLA start at $25 and will be available to the public beginning Friday, Aug. 21 at 10 a.m. Tickets will be available at the Saenger Theatre Box Office, BroadwayInNewOrleans.com, all Ticketmaster outlets and by calling (800) 982-2787. Group sales are offered for groups of 10 or more and will be available by calling (504) 287-0372. (more...)

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