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Date Of Birth:
April 30, 1924 (90)
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Jennifer Roberts Returns to Manhattan for Two Performances OnlyJennifer Roberts Returns to Manhattan for Two Performances Only
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

After successful shows at Judy's Chelsea and Don't Tell Mama, Jennifer Roberts is back to celebrate her love for Manhattan with two new shows at New York hotspot 'Don't Tell Mama.' New Musical Director Tedd Firth will join Jennifer along with returning bass player Ritt Henn. (www.ritthenn.com) (more...)

Tony Winner Michael Cerveris Joins Next Week's Dramatists Guild Fund BenefitTony Winner Michael Cerveris Joins Next Week's Dramatists Guild Fund Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Tony Award winner Michael Cerveris will join starry line up for the Dramatists Guild Fund's annual gala Great Writers Thank Their Lucky Stars, set for Monday, October 27 at The Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street). The cocktail reception will begin at 6:30pm, followed by the dinner and celebration at 7:30pm. (more...)

Tony Nominee Marc Kudisch to Lead Amas' Readings of ROTHSCHILD & SONS Next MonthTony Nominee Marc Kudisch to Lead Amas' Readings of ROTHSCHILD & SONS Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab in association withThe National Jewish Theater Foundation ( will present staged readings for the New York premiere of Rothschild & Sons, a new musical based on The Rothschilds, with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and book by Sherman Yellen. (more...)

Seattle Musical Theatre to Celebrate 50 Years of Tradition with FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, 11/7-23Seattle Musical Theatre to Celebrate 50 Years of Tradition with FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, 11/7-23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Seattle Musical Theatre is celebrating the 50th anniversary of one of the most beloved musicals in history, nine-time Tony Award winner FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and book by Joseph Stein. With Director Scot Charles Anderson at the helm and with music direction by Mark Press and Nancy Press, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF runs November 7-23, 2014 at Seattle Musical Theatre at Magnuson Park. (more...)

Linda Lavin Joins Lineup of Stars Honoring Joel Grey and Jeanine Tesori at Gala Celebration, 10/26Linda Lavin Joins Lineup of Stars Honoring Joel Grey and Jeanine Tesori at Gala Celebration, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2014

Linda Lavin will be joining the lineup of stars honoring Joel Grey and Jeanine Tesori at the Encompass New Opera Theatre's Gala celebration on Oct. 26th at The National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South, New York City). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lakewood Theatre Company's SHE LOVES MEPhoto Flash: First Look at Lakewood Theatre Company's SHE LOVES ME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2014

She Loves Me, the 1963 Tony Award-winning musical, with book by Joe Masteroff, music by Jerry Bock, and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, opens November 7, 2014 at Lakewood Theatre Company. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look below! (more...)

Arena Stage to Honor Sheldon Harnick and Sen. Tim Kaine at FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Opening, 11/12Arena Stage to Honor Sheldon Harnick and Sen. Tim Kaine at FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Opening, 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

As part of the opening night celebration for Fiddler on the Roof, the iconic musical that has captured the hearts of audiences worldwide for the past 50 years, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will present the American Artist Award to lyricist Sheldon Harnick and the American Voice Award to Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) on Wednesday, November 12, 2014. (more...)

Encompass New Opera Theatre Announces 10/26 Musical Salute Honoring Two Luminaries of American Musical Theater: Joel Grey and Jeanine TesoriEncompass New Opera Theatre Announces 10/26 Musical Salute Honoring Two Luminaries of American Musical Theater: Joel Grey and Jeanine Tesori
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

Today, Nancy Rhodes, Artistic Director of Encompass New Opera Theatre and Gala Honorary Chairs Sheldon Harnick, John Kander, Tony Kushner and Maury Yeston announced the October 26th Star-Studded Musical Salute honoring Two Luminaries of the American Musical Theater -- Tony and Academy Award Winning Legend JOEL GREY and Celebrated Award Winning Composer JEANINE TESORI. (more...)

THE MAC/GMTWP Songwriters Showcase: 'New from NYU - Songs for Cabaret Artists' Set for 10/11THE MAC/GMTWP Songwriters Showcase: 'New from NYU - Songs for Cabaret Artists' Set for 10/11
by Anna Bencivengo - Oct 6, 2014

The event will be on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. at the NYU Tisch School of the Arts, 721 Broadway in the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program ("GMTWP") Black Box Theatre, 2nd floor, followed by a meet-and-greet with the writers and performers. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sheldon Harnick Visits BACKSTAGE WITH PETER LEDONNEPhoto Coverage: Sheldon Harnick Visits BACKSTAGE WITH PETER LEDONNE
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 2, 2014

Sheldon HarnickSheldon Harnick was in the studio with Peter LeDonne sharing many interesting stories about Fiddler On The Roof in this 50th anniversary year of the musical. Nightlife correspondent Jamie deRoy was also on had to give the listeners a heads up on all things Cabaret & Theater coming up in the next few weeks in New York City. Backstage with Peter LeDonne can be heard every Sunday on 970 AM from 12 - 1 PM. and is available on podcast. (more...)

Photo Flash: Arena Stage's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Meets the PressPhoto Flash: Arena Stage's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Meets the Press
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Broadway production this fall, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater mounts a new staging of Fiddler on the Roof, the iconic musical that has captured the hearts of audiences worldwide. Featuring a book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and based on Sholem Aleichem stories, Fiddler on the Roof runs October 31, 2014-January 4, 2015 in the Fichandler Stage. The company just met the press and BroadwayWorld has photos below! (more...)

KING LEAR, FIDDLER & More Featured at New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in OctoberKING LEAR, FIDDLER & More Featured at New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts has just announced a slew of theatrical events for October, which will feature King Lear, Fiddler on the Roof, and much more. Check out the full list below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Opening Night ArrivalsPhoto Coverage: Inside the YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Opening Night Arrivals
by Walter McBride - Sep 29, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU just opened last night, September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), after 32 previews. The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winnerScott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776) and will play a 19-week limited engagement. BroadwayWorld was there for the special evening and below, you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet! (more...)

Encompass New Opera Theatre to Honor Joel Grey and Jeanine Tesori Next MonthEncompass New Opera Theatre to Honor Joel Grey and Jeanine Tesori Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Today, Nancy Rhodes, Artistic Director of Encompass New Opera Theatre and Gala Honorary Chairs Sheldon Harnick, John Kander, Tony Kushner and Maury Yeston announced the October 26th star-studded musical salute honoring two luminaries of the American musical theater -- Tony and Academy Award-winning legend Joel Grey and celebrated, award-winning composer Jeanine Tesori. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at STAGES St. Louis' Celebration of FIDDLER'S 50th!Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at STAGES St. Louis' Celebration of FIDDLER'S 50th!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

(ST. LOUIS) - STAGES St. Louis is pleased to announce the opening of the timeless Tony Award winning musical Fiddler on the Roof. The treasured tale of family and tradition plays at the Robert G. Reim Theatre in Kirkwood through October 5th. Due to an unprecedented advance in sales, STAGES has added a performance to the original schedule on Sunday, September 28 at 7:30 pm. Check out a first look at the opening night celebration below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 9/25/14 - MONEY GRUBBIN' WHORES, CARRIE in Melbourne and More!WAKE UP with BWW 9/25/14 - MONEY GRUBBIN' WHORES, CARRIE in Melbourne and More!
by Jessica Showers - Sep 25, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: MONEY GRUBBIN' WHORES and GOING ONCE! LAUGHING TWICE!! begin off-Broadway, CARRIE travels to Melbourne, Broadway 'gets confirmed' at 54 Below and more! (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: To Life! 50 Years Of FIDDLER ON THE ROOFTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: To Life! 50 Years Of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 25, 2014

Today we celebrate one of the most beloved musicals of all time in honor of its 50th birthday this week, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. (more...)

Kate Baldwin, Matthew Broderick, Christine Ebersole & More Will Perform at Dramatists Guild Fund GalaKate Baldwin, Matthew Broderick, Christine Ebersole & More Will Perform at Dramatists Guild Fund Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Dramatists Guild Fund Executive Director Rachel Routh and Board President Gretchen Cryer today announced the star-studded line up for their annual gala Great Writers Thank Their Lucky Stars, set for Monday, October 27 at The Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street). The cocktail reception will begin at 6:30pm, followed by the dinner and celebration at 7:30pm. The Gala is the most critical fundraising event for the Dramatists Guild Fund, the public charity arm of the Dramatists Guild of America. This very special evening pays tribute to legendary writers and recognizes their significant contributions to American theater. (more...)

NY Public Library for the Performing Arts Artistic Producer Evan Leslie Celebrates 50 Years of FIDDLERNY Public Library for the Performing Arts Artistic Producer Evan Leslie Celebrates 50 Years of FIDDLER
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Sep 23, 2014

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 Evan Leslie (Artistic Producer, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts) on FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's 50th anniversary: (more...)

BWW Reviews: Sheldon Harnick Celebrates Lifetime AchievementBWW Reviews: Sheldon Harnick Celebrates Lifetime Achievement
by Erica Miner - Sep 23, 2014

The heartfelt exchange between lyricist icon Sheldon Harnick and his longtime collaborator Arnold Mittelman. (more...)

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