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Richard Kiley News

Date of Birth: March 31, 1922
Date of Death: March 05, 1999 (76)
Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA
Gender: Male
Westerns And War Epics Head to Sony Movie Channel This AugustWesterns And War Epics Head to Sony Movie Channel This August
by TV News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

Sony Movie Channel (SMC) presents a block of Westerns and war epics all month long in “The Recline,” every Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET in August. (more...)

Nevada Conservatory Theatre to Premiere New Musical ACE in Concert, 8/22-23Nevada Conservatory Theatre to Premiere New Musical ACE in Concert, 8/22-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

The Nevada Conservatory Theatre (NCT) will present the new musical "ACE" in a fully-staged concert setting for two performances only on Saturday and Sunday, August 22 and 23, 2015 at 1 p.m. in the Judy Bayley Theatre.  This special concert presentation is a benefit for the NCT with all proceeds going to help fund the ongoing work of the prestigious cultural institution. (more...)

THE GUARDSMAN Begins 7/8 at The Shakespeare TheatreTHE GUARDSMAN Begins 7/8 at The Shakespeare Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is thrilled to present a world premiere adaptation of Ferenc Molnar's The Guardsman - translated from the original Hungarian by Molnar's great grandson Gabor Lukin and adapted and directed by Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte. Performances begin Wednesday, July 8th and continue through Sunday, July 26th at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Avenue (at Lancaster Road) in Madison. Individual tickets and subscriptions can be purchased by calling the Box Office at 973-408-5600 or by visiting ShakespeareNJ.org. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/22/15- MAN OF LA MANCHASTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/22/15- MAN OF LA MANCHA
by Stage Tube - Jun 22, 2015

Today in 1972, the first Broadway revival of Man of La Mancha opened at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre, where it ran for 140 performances. Man of La Mancha is a musical with a book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion and music by Mitch Leigh. It is adapted from Wasserman's non-musical 1959 teleplay I, Don Quixote, which was in turn inspired by Miguel de Cervantes's seventeenth century masterpiece Don Quixote. It tells the story of the 'mad' knight, Don Quixote, as a play within a play, performed by Cervantes and his fellow prisoners as he awaits a hearing with the Spanish Inquisition.The original 1965 Broadway production ran for 2,328 performances and won five Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The musical has been revived four times on Broadway, becoming one of the most enduring works of musical theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jeff McCarthy, Felicia Boswell, Tom Alan Robbins in Barrington Stage's MAN OF LA MANCHAPhoto Flash: First Look at Jeff McCarthy, Felicia Boswell, Tom Alan Robbins in Barrington Stage's MAN OF LA MANCHA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Celebrating its 10th year in Downtown Pittsfiled, the award-winning Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, presents the Tony Award-winning musical Man of La Mancha from June 10 through July 11 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage. The press opening is Sunday, June 14 at 5pm. (more...)

Jeff McCarthy to Star in Barrington Stage's MAN OF LA MANCHA This SummerJeff McCarthy to Star in Barrington Stage's MAN OF LA MANCHA This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Celebrating its 10th year in Downtown Pittsfiled, the award-winning Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, presents the Tony Award-winning musical Man of La Mancha from June 10 through July 11 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage. The press opening is Sunday, June 14 at 5pm. (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...)

Leslie Uggams to Perform in Concert, Conduct Master Classes at Wright State, 1/22-23Leslie Uggams to Perform in Concert, Conduct Master Classes at Wright State, 1/22-23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress and singer Leslie Uggams will share her insights and talents with students of the Wright State University Musical Theatre Program January 22-23 in Dayton, Ohio. Uggams will become the first major visiting artist to conduct master classes and perform as a guest of the school's new Musical Theatre Initiative. (more...)

MAN OF LA MANCHA, VEILS, BUTLER and More Set for Barrington Stage's 2015 SeasonMAN OF LA MANCHA, VEILS, BUTLER and More Set for Barrington Stage's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

At a press conference held at Barrington Stage Company's Boyd-Quinson Mainstage, Artistic Director Julianne Boyd announced the theatre's 2015 season of musicals and plays that will take place in Downtown Pittsfield in the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage, St. Germain Stage and Youth Theatre venues. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Joel Grey Talks PBS' MY MUSIC PRESENTS: GREAT BROADWAY MUSICAL MOMENTS FROM THE ED SULLIVAN SHOWBWW Interviews: Joel Grey Talks PBS' MY MUSIC PRESENTS: GREAT BROADWAY MUSICAL MOMENTS FROM THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 29, 2014

Today, Tony Award winning entertainer Joel Grey talks exclusively with BWW about the upcoming PBS special and his own memories of performing on the historic Sunday night television staple. (more...)

BWW Reviews: GCT's MAN OF LA MANCHA Reaches The Impossible DreamBWW Reviews: GCT's MAN OF LA MANCHA Reaches The Impossible Dream
by Don Grigware - Oct 28, 2014

As many times as I have seen Man of La Mancha, I relish the music and high dramatic moments of this classic piece of theatre. Being, naturally, that the production of it is top notch, with the right actors and skilled direction! GCT's current revival is top of the line. I remember seeing Richard Kiley, the original Cervantes/Alonso Quijana/Don Quijote in a Broadway revival in the 70s and was blown away by his ferocious commitment to the role. He spoke and sang to the last row of the balcony without even trying because of his brilliant focus on relaying the message of peace, justice, love and the simple joy of living in harmony with your fellow-man. I get goosebumps just thinking about it. Well, GCT's production is quieter, more subdued, but every bit as serious, entertaining and nurturing. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 6/22- MAN OF LA MANCHASTAGE TUBE: On This Day 6/22- MAN OF LA MANCHA
by Stage Tube - Jun 22, 2014

Today in 1972, the first Broadway revival of Man of La Mancha opened at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre, where it ran for 140 performances. Man of La Mancha is a musical with a book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion and music by Mitch Leigh. It is adapted from Wasserman's non-musical 1959 teleplay I, Don Quixote, which was in turn inspired by Miguel de Cervantes's seventeenth century masterpiece Don Quixote. It tells the story of the 'mad' knight, Don Quixote, as a play within a play, performed by Cervantes and his fellow prisoners as he awaits a hearing with the Spanish Inquisition.The original 1965 Broadway production ran for 2,328 performances and won five Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The musical has been revived four times on Broadway, becoming one of the most enduring works of musical theatre. (more...)

Kenneth Reynolds Releases THE TWILIGHT ZONEKenneth Reynolds Releases THE TWILIGHT ZONE
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

BRONX, N.Y. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Ervin Drake Honored by Gold Coast Arts Center and Landmark on Main StreetPhoto Coverage: Ervin Drake Honored by Gold Coast Arts Center and Landmark on Main Street
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 28, 2014

Last night more than a dozen musical theater and cabaret stars celebrated the remarkable musical career of Ervin Drake in a special concert to benefit The Gold Coast Arts Center and Landmark on Main Street, two non-profit cultural gems located on the North Shore of Long Island. (more...)

Broadway to Dim Lights in Honor of MAN OF LA MANCHA Composer Mitch Leigh TonightBroadway to Dim Lights in Honor of MAN OF LA MANCHA Composer Mitch Leigh Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of composer, director, and producer Mitch Leigh, who passed away on Sunday at age 86. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory tonight, March 19th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Broadway to Dim Lights Wednesday in Honor of MAN OF LA MANCHA Composer Mitch LeighBroadway to Dim Lights Wednesday in Honor of MAN OF LA MANCHA Composer Mitch Leigh
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of composer, director, and producer Mitch Leigh, who passed away on Sunday at age 86. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory on Wednesday night, March 19th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

MAN OF LA MANCHA National Tour Company Mourns Loss of Mitch LeighMAN OF LA MANCHA National Tour Company Mourns Loss of Mitch Leigh
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

The company of the current Man Of La Mancha National Tour, which opens in Elmira NY tomorrow, Tuesday, March 18, mourns the loss of its beloved composer and spiritual leader, Mitch Leigh, who passed away over the weekend. (more...)

Leslie Uggams Performs Tonight at Bucks County PlayhouseLeslie Uggams Performs Tonight at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) has announced the launch of a 2014 winter concert series. Making her debut at the Bucks County Playhouse is Tony and Emmy Award-winning Leslie Uggams, whose career has spanned Broadway, Hollywood and concert stages around the world. In AN EVENING WITH Leslie Uggams directed by Michael Bush, Leslie will perform a variety of her classic, signature songs all in one evening audiences won't forget. One performance only: tonight, February 22nd at 8pm. (more...)

Second Thought Theatre to Present COCK, 1/29-2/22Second Thought Theatre to Present COCK, 1/29-2/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Following a critically acclaimed reading at 2013's Pride Performing Arts Festival, Second Thought Theatre Associate Artist Alex Organ will direct the first play in STT's 10th anniversary season, Cock, by Mike Bartlett. Cock, a wildly comic exploration of identity and sexuality, will begin with previews on January 29 and will run through February 22 at Bryant Hall on the Kalita Humphreys Campus. Tickets to Cock are on sale now. (more...)

Justin Guarini and Leslie Uggams Set for Bucks County Playhouse, Feb 2014Justin Guarini and Leslie Uggams Set for Bucks County Playhouse, Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) has announced the launch of a 2014 winter concert series, kicking off with the World Premiere of JUSTIN GUARINI LOVESICK, a new show from Justin Guarini and directed by Gordon Greenberg. (more...)

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