Rex Harrison News

Date of Birth: March 05, 1908
Date of Death: June 02, 1990 (82)
Birth Place: Huyton, Lancashire, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
Musical Theatre West Delivers MY FAIR LADY, WEST SIDE STORY, and More in 2015-2016 SeasonMusical Theatre West Delivers MY FAIR LADY, WEST SIDE STORY, and More in 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2015

Musical Theatre West continues its tradition of presenting Broadway's best on the West Coast with four shows in the 2015-2016 season. (more...)

Musical Theatre West Opens 2015-16 Season with MY FAIR LADYMusical Theatre West Opens 2015-16 Season with MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2015

Musical Theatre West (MTW) opens its 20-15-2016 season with Lerner and Loewe's Tony Award-winning musical My Fair Lady, October 23 - November 8, 2015, at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center. Single tickets go on sale Wednesday, September 16 at 12:00 pm, or order now for a season subscription (to include West Side Story, Sister Act, and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) for the best seats and subscription packages savings. (more...)

50th Anniversary Restoration of MY FAIR LADY Coming to Select Theaters Nationwide This October50th Anniversary Restoration of MY FAIR LADY Coming to Select Theaters Nationwide This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

More loverly than ever! MY FAIR LADY is coming to select theaters nationwide for a limited engagement, beginning October 18th. The special screening is in celebration the 50th Anniversary restoration of the classic film. (more...)

CALL MY PUBLICIST Encore Set for York Theatre Company, 8/20CALL MY PUBLICIST Encore Set for York Theatre Company, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Get the inside scoop! Due to popular demand, The York Theatre Company, as part of its acclaimed Developmental Readings Series, will present the return one-night performance of Call My Publicist! - The Starry Education of a Broadway Press Agent, written and performed by Joshua Ellis and directed by Gretchen Cryer, on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (Entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). The reading is open to the public with a suggested donation of $5.00. (more...)

NY Public Library's Moving Image Specialist Arlene Yu on Dance as 'Useful Art'NY Public Library's Moving Image Specialist Arlene Yu on Dance as 'Useful Art'
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Jul 28, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Arlene Yu, Moving Image Specialist for theJerome Robbins Dance Division for The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on Kiss Me, Kate and Dance as a 'Useful Art'. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sally Ann Howes Chats MY FAIR LADY in Clip from THE GOLDEN AGE Film TrilogySTAGE TUBE: Sally Ann Howes Chats MY FAIR LADY in Clip from THE GOLDEN AGE Film Trilogy
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2015

In honor of Sally Ann Howes' birthday, Rick McKay, the producer/director of THE GOLDEN AGE FILM TRILOGY, just unveiled a clip of Howes from the documentary film series in which she talks about Rex Harrison's frustration with young actresses playing Eliza in MY FAIR LADY, and why, at the end of his career, he wanted Howes to come back and play the role one more time. Watch below! (more...)

LETTER TO LARRY Begins Next Month at Jermyn Street TheatreLETTER TO LARRY Begins Next Month at Jermyn Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

In a year that sees a host of events about England's first female Hollywood star, Vivien Leigh returns to the West End this summer. Following the centenary year of her birth and chiming with the new Vivien archive at the V&A, the Vivien season at the BFI and the Starring Vivien Leigh exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, Letter To Larry brings the very essence of the celebrated actress to Jermyn Street Theatre over August after its critically acclaimed world premiere in Paris. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Excellent, Elegant MY FAIR LADY Graces the Stage at Theatre by the SeaBWW Reviews: Excellent, Elegant MY FAIR LADY Graces the Stage at Theatre by the Sea
by Veronica Bruscini - Jun 28, 2015

Theatre by the Sea's MY FAIR LADY is a must-see production. Not only is it a jewel of the summer season, it is easily one of the best pieces of theater in Rhode Island so far this year. (more...)

Sharon Playhouse to Present MY FAIR LADY, 6/18-7/5Sharon Playhouse to Present MY FAIR LADY, 6/18-7/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

Sharon Playhouse, under the leadership of Artistic DirectorJohn Simpkins and Managing DirectorJustin Ball, presentsone of the American musical theatre's most beloved works,My Fair Lady,from June 18 through July 5. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Storm the Barricades to See Theatre Royale's Brilliant Production of LES MISERABLESBWW Reviews: Storm the Barricades to See Theatre Royale's Brilliant Production of LES MISERABLES
by Audrey Liebross - Jun 8, 2015

A brilliant production of LES MISERABLES by Theatre Royale appeared at the Fox Performing Arts Center in Riverside. In addition to top-notch performances, the production of LES MIZ features stunning visuals. (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: MY FAIR LADY Through The YearsTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: MY FAIR LADY Through The Years
by Pat Cerasaro - May 28, 2015

In honor of this week's buzz about Colin Firth headlining a Broadway revival, we turn our attention to Golden Age classic MY FAIR LADY. (more...)

Colin Firth to Take On Henry Higgins in Broadway Revival of MY FAIR LADY?Colin Firth to Take On Henry Higgins in Broadway Revival of MY FAIR LADY?
by Caryn Robbins - May 27, 2015

Reports of an upcoming Broadway revival of MY FAIR LADY from James Nederlander Sr continue to surface and according to Page Six of the New York Post, the lead role has already been cast. (more...)

Agent Recalls Rex Harrison's MY FAIR LADY Stage Fright, Musical's Cut SongsAgent Recalls Rex Harrison's MY FAIR LADY Stage Fright, Musical's Cut Songs
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

In light of a performance of the 'lost songs' of MY FAIR LADY at the University of Sheffield, the New York Post writes about Julie Andrews' agent Richard Seff and his memories of the musical's first preview -- and star Rex Harrison's stage fright -- on February 4, 1956 in New Haven, Conn. (more...)

POLICY OF TRUTH, Starring Nick Wyman and Stephen Kunken, to Screen at SoHo International Film Festival, 5/19POLICY OF TRUTH, Starring Nick Wyman and Stephen Kunken, to Screen at SoHo International Film Festival, 5/19
by Movies News Desk - May 5, 2015

SoHo International Film Festival will be screening the New York premiere of Demos Bizar and GiMe Productions short film, Policy of Truth, on May 19 at 8pm. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: MAN OF LA MANCHA Prepares To March Back To Broadway For Its 50th BirthdayFLASH FRIDAY: MAN OF LA MANCHA Prepares To March Back To Broadway For Its 50th Birthday
by Pat Cerasaro - May 1, 2015

Today we are celebrating the breaking news that a classic musical is eying a Broadway return in honor of its 50th anniversary, MAN OF LA MANCHA. (more...)

JAWS, CABARET, MY FAIR LADY, THE KID and More Set for 2015 CAPA Summer Movie SeriesJAWS, CABARET, MY FAIR LADY, THE KID and More Set for 2015 CAPA Summer Movie Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

The CAPA Summer Movie Series, the longest-running classic film series in America, celebrates its 45th anniversary in 2015 with an impressive assembly of classics, cult favorites, and beloved films. The 2015 series will run June 5-August 9 at the historic Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) and will feature 29 films over nine weeks (no films scheduled for the week of the Fourth of July). (more...)

BWW Feature: April Showers Show Tunes Bring Young LoveBWW Feature: April Showers Show Tunes Bring Young Love
by Matt Tamanini - Apr 19, 2015

"April showers may come your way, they bring flowers that bloom in May!" So go the words of the old Tin Pan Alley song. When the days begin to get longer, and the daffodils work to pop up through the dirt, we know that spring is just around the corner. April is that gateway to birds singing, grass growing, and romance blooming. This month we look at spring and the season's sweet rains that give life to young love. (more...)

Yale School of Drama Forms Frederick Loewe ScholarshipsYale School of Drama Forms Frederick Loewe Scholarships
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

YALE SCHOOL OF DRAMA has established two new scholarships with a $100,000 gift from The Frederick Loewe Foundation: the Frederick Loewe Musical Theatre Scholarship, which will be awarded to a playwriting student who demonstrates particular interest in musical theatre composition; and the Frederick Loewe Directing Scholarship in honor of Floria V. Lasky. (more...)

CALL MY PUBLICIST Set for Single Performance at York Theatre Company TonightCALL MY PUBLICIST Set for Single Performance at York Theatre Company Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Director), as part of its acclaimed Developmental Readings Series, presents Call My Publicist! - The Starry Education of a Broadway Press Agent, written and performed by Joshua Ellis. This premiere reading, directed by Gretchen Cryer will be presented for one-performance only TONIGHT, April 8, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (Entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). The reading is open to the public with a suggested donation of $5.00. (more...)

Dan DeLuca to Star in NEWSIES at the National Theatre This JuneDan DeLuca to Star in NEWSIES at the National Theatre This June
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

Casting has been announced for the Washington engagement of Disney's NEWSIES. The Tony Award-winning smash hit musical will play an exclusive two-week engagement at National Theatre. The production will begin performances June 9 for a limited two-week engagement through June 21. (more...)

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