Sheldon Harnick News

Date of Birth: April 30, 1924 (91)
Birth Place: USA
Gender: Male
Full Cast Set for York Theatre Company's ROTHSCHILD & SONSFull Cast Set for York Theatre Company's ROTHSCHILD & SONS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, in association with Arnold Mittelman and the National Jewish Theater Foundation, has announced the complete cast for the world premiere production of Rothschild & Sons, an intimate one-act reimagining of the Tony nominated musical The Rothschilds, with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and book by Sherman Yellen. (more...)

BWW Interview: Alexandra Silber On Her Proms Wishlist, Solo Shows And FIDDLER ON THE ROOF!BWW Interview: Alexandra Silber On Her Proms Wishlist, Solo Shows And FIDDLER ON THE ROOF!
by Carrie Dunn - Aug 28, 2015

Alexandra Silber talks to BWW:UK about her forthcoming solo shows at Crazy Coqs, plus the forthcoming FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - and why she wants to sing SHE LOVES ME at the Proms next year, please... (more...)

Barbara Isenberg Chronicles FIDDLER from Stage to Screen in New Book TRADITION!Barbara Isenberg Chronicles FIDDLER from Stage to Screen in New Book TRADITION!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Just in time for the opening of the new Broadway production of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (directed by Bartlett Sher, opening Dec. 17th, 2015) St. Martin's Press has published TRADITION! The Highly Improbable, Ultimately Triumphant Broadway-to-Hollywood Story of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, The World's Most Beloved Musical. The book hits shelves today, August 25, 2015. (more...)

Five Facts You May Not Know About FIDDLER ON THE ROOFFive Facts You May Not Know About FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by Michael Dale - Aug 25, 2015

Zero Mostel turned it down? Perchik's song was originally Motel's song? Who played the priest? (more...)

Tori Scott Returns to Joe's Pub with New Solo Show THIRSTY! TonightTori Scott Returns to Joe's Pub with New Solo Show THIRSTY! Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

One of Time Out New York's Top 10 Cabaret Artists for 2013, Tori Scott, returns to Joe's Pub tonight, August 24, 2015 her new solo show, THIRSTY!, a celebration of poor life choices, a crippling need for attention, and a regrettable love of vodka. (more...)

Breaking News: Alexandra Silber, Ben Rappaport, Jessica Vosk & More Join Broadway Revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOFBreaking News: Alexandra Silber, Ben Rappaport, Jessica Vosk & More Join Broadway Revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just confirmed additional casting for the upcoming Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof: ALIX KOREY (All Shook Up, Chicago) will play Yente, SAMANTHA MASSELL (La Boheme) will play Hodel, BEN RAPPAPORT (“Mr. Robot,” Picnic) will play Perchik, and ALEXANDRA SILBER (Master Class) will play Tzeitel. In addition, JESSICA VOSK (The Bridges of Madison County) will play Fruma Sarah, AARON YOUNG will play Sasha, and JULIE BENKO (Les Misérables), JESSE KOVARSKY (The Death of Klinghoffer), and SILVIA VRSKOVA will also join the cast. (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

Stolen Shakespeare has announced its 2015-16 season. Scroll down for details! (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...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 8/16/2015Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 8/16/2015
by BWW - Aug 16, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/16/2015 for Seattle (more...)

Up on the Marquee: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival, Starring Danny Burstein and Jessica HechtUp on the Marquee: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival, Starring Danny Burstein and Jessica Hecht
by Walter McBride - Aug 15, 2015

The marquee for the new FIDDLER ON THE ROOF revival, starring Danny Burstein, is now up! Performances will begin on Thursday, November 12, 2015, with an opening night scheduled for Thursday, December 17, 2015, at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). Rehearsals will start on Monday, September 28, 2015. Check out photos of the new marquee below! (more...)

Alaska Theatre of Youth to Hold Auditions for PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH and MoreAlaska Theatre of Youth to Hold Auditions for PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2015

ATY is opening its 2015/2016 season with two fabulous, fun, and funny shows. (more...)

Duke Lafoon to Star as 'George Bailey' in Goodspeed's A WONDERFUL LIFE; Cast Announced!Duke Lafoon to Star as 'George Bailey' in Goodspeed's A WONDERFUL LIFE; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

Grammy and Emmy Award-winner Joe Raposo and Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Sheldon Harnick's uplifting musical A Wonderful Life reminds us how one person's life can touch that of so many others. Based on the beloved 1946 holiday movie classic, this charming musical is sure to inspire and entertain. A Wonderful Life will run September 18 through November 29 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. (more...)

Panic! Productions to Stage SHE LOVES ME, 9/11-27Panic! Productions to Stage SHE LOVES ME, 9/11-27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

Panic! Productions begins its 2015-2016 season with the classic musical, She Loves Me, September 11 through 27, at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts in Thousand Oaks. (more...)

Tickets Go on Sale 8/17 for CU Theatre & Dance's 2015-16 SeasonTickets Go on Sale 8/17 for CU Theatre & Dance's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

Single tickets go on sale Aug. 17 for the exciting 2015-16 University of Colorado Boulder Department of Theatre & Dance season, kicking off Sept. 18 in the Irey Theatre with '[UN] W.R.A.P.: Undoing Writing, Research and Performance' -- a living archive of original and established dance solos created by prominent contemporary African-American choreographers; and Tennessee Williams' career-defining memory play, "The Glass Menagerie," on Sept. 25 in the University Theatre. (more...)

Scoop: Upcoming FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival Announces More Casting Including Karl Marx, The IRS and PETER PAN?Scoop: Upcoming FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival Announces More Casting Including Karl Marx, The IRS and PETER PAN?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

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Glory Crampton to Join Robert Cuccioli in ROTHSCHILD & SONS at York Theatre CompanyGlory Crampton to Join Robert Cuccioli in ROTHSCHILD & SONS at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, in association with Arnold Mittelman and The National Jewish Theater Foundation, is pleased to announce that Glory Crampton will join previously announced Tony Award nominee Robert Cuccioli in the world premiere production of Rothschild & Sons, with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, book by Sherman Yellen, with direction by Jeffrey B. Moss.  Mr. Cuccioli will star as Mayer Rothschild, with Ms. Crampton in the pivotal role as his wife, Gutele.  Additional casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

Donna McKechnie, VILLAIN: DEBLANKS & More Set for 54 Below This WeekDonna McKechnie, VILLAIN: DEBLANKS & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

This week at 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

The Dramatists Guild Fund to Honor Lynne Green and Louise Camuto at 2015 GalaThe Dramatists Guild Fund to Honor Lynne Green and Louise Camuto at 2015 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Dramatists Guild Fund President Andrew Lippa and Executive Director Rachel Routh announced today that the Fund will honor two patrons of the arts and philanthropists Lynne Greene, Group President, The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc., and Louise Camuto, Chief Creative Officer of Camuto Group, at the nonprofit's Gala, Great Writers Thank Their Lucky Stars. Leigh Silverman (Violet, The Wild Party, Chinglish) will direct this year's gala held on October 26 at Gotham Hall. (more...)

Alice Ripley, Will Swenson, NEWSIES Reunion & More Set for 54 Below in August & SeptemberAlice Ripley, Will Swenson, NEWSIES Reunion & More Set for 54 Below in August & September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

This August and September, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visitwww.54Below.com.  (more...)

Theodore Bikel Tribute Concert Set for 54 Below, 8/5Theodore Bikel Tribute Concert Set for 54 Below, 8/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, and KulturfestNYC, the citywide week-long summer mega-festival that brought in over 50,000 attendees, present "Another Hundred Years" on Wednesday, August 5th at 9:30pm. (more...)

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