Rupert Holmes News

Date of Birth: February 24, 1947 (69)
Birth Place: ENGLAND
Gender: Male
2016 Blumey Awards Nominations Announced!2016 Blumey Awards Nominations Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Blumenthal Performing Arts is pleased to announce the 72 nominees - six each in 12 categories - competing in the 5th Annual High School Musical Theater Awards, also known as The Blumey Awards, presented by Wells Fargo on Sunday, May 22, in Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. (more...)

York Theatre Company to Host Marymount Manhattan College's Staged Reading of MARTYYork Theatre Company to Host Marymount Manhattan College's Staged Reading of MARTY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Directed by Barbara Siman and with music direction by Brett Kristofferson, Marty will play two performances only:  Friday, April 29 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 30 at 7:00 p.m. There will be a talkback with the creative team following Saturday's performance. (more...)

Sally Mayes, John Paul Almon and Lauren Kennedy Will Lead Theatre Raleigh's THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROODSally Mayes, John Paul Almon and Lauren Kennedy Will Lead Theatre Raleigh's THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Theatre Raleigh invites you to come see the world premiere adaptation of The Mystery of Edwin Drood:  A Musical by Rupert Holmes on May 11 - 22 at the Kennedy Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: Celia Berk Follows Up Multiple Award Debut Year With Smart, Stylish, and Meticulous CD Release Show at the Metropolitan RoomBWW Review: Celia Berk Follows Up Multiple Award Debut Year With Smart, Stylish, and Meticulous CD Release Show at the Metropolitan Room
by Alix Cohen - Apr 5, 2016

Raising the bar ever higher, Celia Berk (who in the past year has won “Best Debut” Awards from BroadwayWorld and MAC and received a Bistro Award) celebrated the release of her new CD Manhattan Serenade with the first of four shows at The Metropolitan Room on Sunday night (others are April 10, 17, and 24). Her dream band, helmed by MD/arranger/pianist Alex Rybeck, featured Jered Egan on bass, Dan Gross on percussion, and Dan Willis with his invaluable woodwinds. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SWEET POTATO QUEENS at TUTS UndergroundBWW Review: THE SWEET POTATO QUEENS at TUTS Underground
by Brett Cullum - Mar 21, 2016

TUTS Underground has a crowd pleaser on its hands, and this one should have a deservedly successful run with plenty of fans at the end of it. THE SWEET POTATO QUEENS tells a great story, has a solid cast, and is a ton of fun. (more...)

Photo Flash: Backstage with CURTAINS at the Wick Theatre and Costume MuseumPhoto Flash: Backstage with CURTAINS at the Wick Theatre and Costume Museum
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Kander & Ebb's CURTAINS is running now through March 27, 2016 at The Wick Theatre and Costume Museum in Boca Raton. Below, BroadwayWorld has a behind-the-scenes look at the company in rehearsal and more!  (more...)

THE SWEET POTATO QUEENS Musical Begins Tonight at TUTSTHE SWEET POTATO QUEENS Musical Begins Tonight at TUTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

TUTS Underground presents the world premiere of THE SWEET POTATO QUEENS, beginning tonight, March 17, in Houston. (more...)

Susan Koozin, Kathryn Porterfield and More to Lead THE SWEET POTATO QUEENS at TUTS; Cast Announced!Susan Koozin, Kathryn Porterfield and More to Lead THE SWEET POTATO QUEENS at TUTS; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

TUTS Underground just announced the full cast for the world premiere of THE SWEET POTATO QUEENS, beginning next month in Houston. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: THE NUTTY PROFESSOR Cast Reunites at Birdland for NYC Debut!BWW TV Exclusive: THE NUTTY PROFESSOR Cast Reunites at Birdland for NYC Debut!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 25, 2016

On Monday, February 15, the Broadway at Birdland concert series presented a reunion concert of the 2012 Nashville production of THE NUTTY PROFESSOR, a musical written by Rupert Holmes and the late, greatMarvin Hamlisch, and directed by Jerry Lewis. BroadwayWorld brings you exclusive concert highlights below! (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: February 13-19THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: February 13-19
by Nora Dominick - Feb 19, 2016

Still not over Hamilton's performance at the Grammys? Gearing up for Waitress to hit Broadway in March? Didn't have time to check in on your favorite Broadway stars? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' (more...)

Where Are They Now? MEGHAN GLOGOWERWhere Are They Now? MEGHAN GLOGOWER
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 18, 2016

It's been an exciting week for actress Meghan Glogower, a graduate of the musical theatre program at Nashville's Belmont University: On Monday night, she joined with her friends and cohorts from the original cast The Nutty Professor - the musical written by Marvin Hamlisch and Rupert Holmes, which premiered in Nashville in 2012 - for its New York City premiere in concert at Birdland. The musical's NYC debut, which has been a long time coming, reconvened the cast and Holmes to pay tribute to Hamlisch's final score for the theater while rekindling dreams and aspirations. (more...)

Photo Flash: Original Cast of THE NUTTY PROFESSOR Reunites at BirdlandPhoto Flash: Original Cast of THE NUTTY PROFESSOR Reunites at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

On Monday, February 15, the Broadway at Birdland concert series was thrilled to present a reunion concert of the 2012 Nashville production of THE NUTTY PROFESSOR, a musical written by Rupert Holmes and the late, great Marvin Hamlisch, and directed by Jerry Lewis. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below! (more...)

NUTTY PROFESSOR Reunion Concert Tonight at BirdlandNUTTY PROFESSOR Reunion Concert Tonight at Birdland
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 15, 2016

Tonight at Birdland - for the first time since it debuted in Nashville in 2012 - a New York audience will finally have the opportunity to hear Marvin Hamlisch's final theatrical score for Nutty Professor, the musical based on the iconic Jerry Lewis film. (more...)

THE NUTTY PROFESSOR Cast Reunites at Birdland for NYC Debut TonightTHE NUTTY PROFESSOR Cast Reunites at Birdland for NYC Debut Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

Tonight, February 15 (7PM), the Broadway at Birdland concert series presents the award-winning cast of the 2012 world premiere production of NUTTY PROFESSOR, THE MUSICAL. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for February 15-21, Featuring Claybourne Elder, Julie Halston, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for February 15-21, Featuring Claybourne Elder, Julie Halston, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Feb 14, 2016

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: The Nutty Professor Reunion Concert; Comedy Tonight: Broadway's Funniest Clowns; 54 Sings ABBA; Claybourne Elder at 54 Below; Hold On The Musical in Concert. (more...)

THE NUTTY PROFESSOR Cast Will Reunite at Birdland for NYC Debut on 2/15THE NUTTY PROFESSOR Cast Will Reunite at Birdland for NYC Debut on 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

On February 15 (7PM), The Broadway at Birdland concert series will present the award-winning cast of the 2012 world premiere production of Nutty Professor, the musical written by Rupert Holmes and the late, great Marvin Hamlisch. Julius Kelp, the social-misfit egghead college Professor, becomes committed to changing himself for the better after meeting progressive and idealistic transfer student Stella Purdy. He concocts a potion that transforms him into crooner, the suave and slick Buddy Love. His radical solution for a personal upgrade works, but not as he predicted. Nutty Professor has a book and lyrics by Tony winner Rupert Holmes and music by the late Tony winner Marvin Hamlisch, who died unexpectedly during the world premiere Nashville run. (more...)

NUTTY PROFESSOR Reunion, John Pizzarelli Quartet and More Coming Up at BirdlandNUTTY PROFESSOR Reunion, John Pizzarelli Quartet and More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for February 15-21, including the John Pizzarelli Quartet, The Nutty Professor Reunion Concert, Marcus Elliott Quartet, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Theatre Raleigh to Present THE WOLF, 3/3-20Theatre Raleigh to Present THE WOLF, 3/3-20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Back by popular demand - The Wolf!  This original show, written by Joe Calarco and Andre Catrini, brings dance, theatre and imagination together in a whole new way!  Last season, The Wolf was presented with a limited run, so you won't want to miss this encore production from March 3-20 at the Kennedy Theatre.  (more...)

Manchester, Vaughn & Holmes' THE SWEET POTATO QUEENS to Premiere at TUTS This MarchManchester, Vaughn & Holmes' THE SWEET POTATO QUEENS to Premiere at TUTS This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that THE SWEET POTATO QUEENS, a new musical based on the Sweet Potato Queens books by Jill Conner Browne, will make its world premiere on the TUTS Underground stage in March. (more...)

BWW Review: MURDER Afoot with Mercury's Charming SHERLOCK HOLMESBWW Review: MURDER Afoot with Mercury's Charming SHERLOCK HOLMES
by Patrick O'Brien - Feb 1, 2016

By jove, Mercury Theater cracks the case in adapting a Sherlock Holmes musical! (more...)

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