Sheldon Harnick News

Date of Birth: April 30, 1924 (91)
Birth Place: USA
Gender: Male
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...)

Tony Winner Michael McGrath Joins Cast of  Roundabout's Broadway-Bound SHE LOVES METony Winner Michael McGrath Joins Cast of Roundabout's Broadway-Bound SHE LOVES ME
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) just announced that Tony Award winner Michael McGrath (Sipos) will join previously announced stars, Laura Benanti (Amalia), Josh Radnor (Georg), Rene? Auberjonois (Maraczek), Gavin Creel (Kodaly) and Jane Krakowski (Ilona) in a new Broadway production of SHE LOVES ME, directed by Scott Ellis, choreographed by Warren Carlyle with musical direction by Paul Gemignani. This classic musical comedy features a book by Joe Masteroff, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and music by Jerry Bock. The production is part of Roundabout's 50th Anniversary season. (more...)

Photo Coverage: UP ON THE MARQUEE: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Starring Danny BursteinPhoto Coverage: UP ON THE MARQUEE: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Starring Danny Burstein
by Walter McBride - Jul 25, 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 marquee below! (more...)

MR. BURNS: A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY and More Set for Mary Moody Northen Theatre's 2015-16 SeasonMR. BURNS: A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY and More Set for Mary Moody Northen Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

Mary Moody Northen Theatre, the award-winning producing arm of the St. Edward's University theatre training program, announces its 2015-2016 season, featuring four plays ranging from classic to contemporary. Join us for our 43rd annual season and share in the fun and excitement at the theatre on the hill! (more...)

KulturfestNYC to Present ANOTHER HUNDRED YEARS at 54 Below Next MonthKulturfestNYC to Present ANOTHER HUNDRED YEARS at 54 Below Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, and KulturfestNYC present 'Another Hundred Years' on Wednesday, August 5th at 9:30pm. (more...)

VIDEO: Jane Krakowski Talks Return to Broadway in SHE LOVES ME on 'Live'VIDEO: Jane Krakowski Talks Return to Broadway in SHE LOVES ME on 'Live'
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

'Pixels' star Jane Krakowski stopped by today's 'LIVE' and spoke about making her return to Broadway in the play 'She Loves Me.' Watch the appearance below! (more...)

Jane Krakowski, Rene Auberjonois & Gavin Creel Join Laura Benanti & Josh Radnor in Roundabout's SHE LOVES ME RevivalJane Krakowski, Rene Auberjonois & Gavin Creel Join Laura Benanti & Josh Radnor in Roundabout's SHE LOVES ME Revival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) just announced that Jane Krakowski (Ilona) will return to Roundabout Theatre Company for their 50th Anniversary Season to star alongside Rene Auberjonois (Maraczek) and Gavin Creel (Kodaly) and previously announced stars Laura Benanti and Josh Radnor in a new Broadway production of SHE LOVES ME, directed by Scott Ellis, choreographed by Warren Carlyle with musical direction by Paul Gemignani. This classic musical comedy features a book by Joe Masteroff, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and music by Jerry Bock.  (more...)

York Theatre Company to Honor Stage & Screen Legend Angela Lansbury at 2015 GalaYork Theatre Company to Honor Stage & Screen Legend Angela Lansbury at 2015 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

The York Theatre Company  will honor the legendary Angela Lansbury with the 2015 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre on Monday, November 16, 2015 at Guastavino's, BroadwayWorld has learned. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/9/15- FIDDLER ON THE ROOFSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/9/15- FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by Stage Tube - Jul 9, 2015

Today in 1981, the second Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof opened at the New York State Theatre, where it ran for 53 performances. Featuring music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and book by Joseph Stein, the story centers on Tevye, the father of five daughters, and his attempts to maintain his family and Jewish religious traditions while outside influences encroach upon their lives. The original Broadway production of the show, which opened in 1964, had the first musical theatre run in history to surpass 3,000 performances. It spawned four Broadway revivals, a successful 1971 film adaptation, and the show has enjoyed enduring international popularity. (more...)

INTO THE WOODS, NEXT TO NORMAL and More Set for Paradise Theatre's 2015-16 SeasonINTO THE WOODS, NEXT TO NORMAL and More Set for Paradise Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

Paradise Theatre announces seven family-friendly and diverse musicals for its 2015-2016 Season as they launch capital campaign 'Act Local' to save the arts on the Peninsula by creating a new performing arts and education center in Gig Harbor. (more...)

Breaking News: Jessica Hecht and Adam Kantor Join Danny Burstein in FIDDLER ON THE ROOFBreaking News: Jessica Hecht and Adam Kantor Join Danny Burstein in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Producers Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, and Jam Theatricals just announced that Tony nominee JESSICA HECHT (A View From the Bridge, “Breaking Bad,” The Last Night of Ballyhoo) and ADAM KANTOR (The Last Five Years, Next to Normal, Rent) will join the cast of Fiddler on the Roof. Hecht will play the role of Golde and Kantor will play the role of Motel. Further casting will be announced soon. (more...)

Paradise Theatre to Present Family-Friendly Musicals for 2015-16 SeasonParadise Theatre to Present Family-Friendly Musicals for 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

"This season is going to be an adventure set to music," says Vicki Richards, Executive Artistic Director of Paradise Theatre, Gig Harbor's only live theater and performing arts education center, "as we launch an entire season of musicals along with our capital campaign, 'Act Local'.   (more...)

Between Us Productions to Stage THE FAIRER SEX at Theatre Row This JulyBetween Us Productions to Stage THE FAIRER SEX at Theatre Row This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Between Us Productions will present the World Premiere of Sander Gusinow's The Fairer Sex, directed by Samantha Lee Manas. It begins performances on July 27th and will celebrate its opening night on July 28 and run through August 2nd at Theatre Row Studio Theatre. Tickets are $18 and available at www.Telecharge.com. For mature audiences only. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sam Carner and Sam Willmott Receive 2015 Kleban Prizes!Photo Coverage: Sam Carner and Sam Willmott Receive 2015 Kleban Prizes!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jun 23, 2015

The 25th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to Sam Willmott and the 25th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Sam Carner. The 2015 prizes were presented yesterday, June 22, 2015, in a private ceremony hosted by ASCAP and BMI at ASCAP. BroadwayWorld was there for the presentation and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: York Theatre Celebrates Up-and-Coming Musical Theatre Writers with NEO 11Photo Flash: York Theatre Celebrates Up-and-Coming Musical Theatre Writers with NEO 11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

The York Theatre Company presented a one-night only benefit concert celebrating up and coming musical theatre writers, with NEO 11 last night, June 15, 2015 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's. Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/13-6/14/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/13-6/14/2015
by - Jun 14, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, June 14, 2015 - Sunday, June 14, 2015. (more...)

Breaking: Robert Cuccioli to Star in World Premiere of ROTHSCHILDS & SONS Off-Broadway by Bock & HarnickBreaking: Robert Cuccioli to Star in World Premiere of ROTHSCHILDS & SONS Off-Broadway by Bock & Harnick
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 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, will present the world premiere of Rothschild & Sons, with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and book bySherman Yellen. Jeffrey B. Moss is set to direct. Broadway veteran Robert Cuccioli will star as Mayer Rothschild. Additional casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

Jessica Grove, Donna Vivino & More Set for 11th Annual NEO Concert at York Theatre Company, 6/15Jessica Grove, Donna Vivino & More Set for 11th Annual NEO Concert at York Theatre Company, 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

The York Theatre Company presents a one-night only benefit concert celebrating up and coming musical theatre writers, with  NEO 11 on Monday, June 15, 2015 The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue).  Festivities begin at 7:30 p.m. followed by a champagne and dessert reception to toast the evening. (more...)

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