Walter Kerr News

Date Of Birth:
July 08, 1913
Date Of Death:
October 09, 1996 (83)
Birth Place:
Evanston, IL, USA
Gender:
Male
SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 4/18/2014
by BWW - Apr 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 4/18/2014. (more...)

BWW Previews: A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC comes to the Off Center Theatre, 5/8
by Steve Wilson - Apr 17, 2014

A Little Night Music by Stephen Sondheim marks the largest cast to appear for the Spinning Tree Theatre in Kansas City. The production on the Off Center Theatre stage in Crown Center will feature 13 actors and 7 musicians. The Ingmar Bergman film Smiles of a Summer Night inspired the Sondheim musical. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/17- A CATERED AFFAIR
by Stage Tube - Apr 17, 2014

Today in 2008, A Catered Affair opened at the Walter Kerr Theatre, where it ran for 116 performances. A Catered Affair is a musical with a book by Harvey Fierstein and music and lyrics by John Bucchino. It is based on both the 1956 film The Catered Affair written by Gore Vidal and the original 1955 teleplay by Paddy Chayefsky, set in 1953 in the Bronx. John Doyle directed the production, which starred Fierstein, Faith Prince and Tom Wopat. (more...)

Hartford Stage Awarded CONNECTICUT AT WORK Grant to Support Today's SOMEWHERE Community Discussion
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Hartford Stage has been awarded a Connecticut at Work grant to support the Community Panel Discussion, 'Inspired to Succeed - Connecticut Latinos/as at Work,' which will take place today, April 17, following the 7:30 p.m. performance of Matthew Lopez's Somewhere. (more...)

Hartford Stage Hosts INSPIRED TO SUCCEED - CONNECTICUT LATINOS AND LATINAS AT WORK Panel Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Join the conversation at Hartford Stage for a free Community Panel Discussion, 'Inspired to Succeed - Connecticut Latinos and Latinas at Work,' will take place tonight, April 17, following the 7:30 p.m. performance of Matthew Lopez's Somewhere. (more...)

A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER's Steven Lutvak Set for THEATER TALK this Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

This week's guest on THEATER TALK is Steven Lutvak, composer and co-lyricist (with librettist Robert L. Freedman), of the new hit musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder at the Walter Kerr Theatre. Lutvak performs songs from the show for co-hosts Michael Riedel of the New York Post and Susan Haskins and explains the musical settings and how they were conceived. (more...)

Hartford Stage to Present Tony-Winning Comedy 'VANYA AND SONIA', 5/22-6/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

For the final show of the its 50th Anniversary Season, Hartford Stage will present Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike - the most popular play in America this year and the winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play - from May 22 to June 15. Maxwell Williams, Hartford Stage Associate Artistic Director, will direct this rollicking comedy by Christopher Durang (Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All to You, The Marriage of Bette and Boo, and Betty's Summer Vacation). (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: April 14-20
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 14, 2014

Welcome to BroadwayWorld's: The Broadway Ticket Buying Guide. Below, you will find weekly updates on full priced tickets, discounts, availability for the hottest productions, and locations for shows playing the Great White Way! Catch up on all the latest stats so that you can see your favorite productions at the best price! (And make it there on time). (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 4/11/2014
by BWW - Apr 11, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 4/11/2014. (more...)

Hartford Stage to Host INSPIRED TO SUCCEED - CONNECTICUT LATINOS AND LATINAS AT WORK Panel, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

Join the conversation at Hartford Stage for a free Community Panel Discussion, 'Inspired to Succeed - Connecticut Latinos and Latinas at Work,' will take place on Thursday, April 17, following the 7:30 p.m. performance of Matthew Lopez's Somewhere. (more...)

Adam Monley, Robert Cuccioli, Dominic Nolfi and Mamie Parris Star in Musical Reading of ELIOT NESS... Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

The Directors Company in association with Chase Miskin will present a musical reading of 'ELIOT NESS...' book by Peter Ullian, music and lyrics by Robert Lindsey-Nassif, original co-adaptation by Nick Corley, musical direction by Adam Souza and directed by Michael Parva today, April 8, 2014 at 3:00pm and Thursday, April 10 at 12:00pm and 3:00pm. The reading is being presented at New 42nd Street Studios. (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: April 7-13
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 07, 2014

Later this week, two highly anticipated productions will officially open. First on April 10, BULETS OVER BROADWAY arrives at the St. James Theatre. THen on April 13, Audra McDonald takes her first bow in LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL. Get your tickets now! (more...)

'A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE' Cast & Creatives Set for 92Y Event, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

92Y presents an evening with the cast and creative team behind the best-reviewed show of the season, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder. Robert L. Freedman (book/lyrics) and Steven Lutvak (music/lyrics) discuss the production's ten-year journey to Broadway, with performances from cast members Jefferson Mays, Bryce Pinkham, Lisa O'Hare, and Lauren Worsham on Sunday, May 11 at 8 pm. The original cast album is released today on Ghostlight Records. (more...)

Photo Coverage: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Cast Celebrates Album Release!
by Jessica Gordon - Apr 07, 2014

Ghostlight Records has just released the original Broadway cast recording of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, the new musical currently running at the Walter Kerr Theatre. The album - produced by Joel Moss and Kurt Deutsch, with Joey Parnes serving as Executive Producer - features a 40-page booklet with complete lyrics, color photos, a synopsis by librettist Robert L. Freedman and an essay by renowned theater writer and critic David Cote. The cast just celebrated the album release at Joe Allen and you can check out photos from the special event below! (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 6
by - Apr 06, 2014

Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 6, 2014. (more...)

BWW CD Reviews: Ghostlight Records' A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER (Original Broadway Cast Recording) Piques Interest
by David Clarke - Apr 04, 2014

When Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak's musical comedy A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER opened on Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre, it received rave reviews and was hailed by many as the best musical of 2013. Earlier this week, Ghostlight Records released the much-anticipated OBCR of the comical musical; however, after giving the CD a few spins, I couldn't help but feel that I was missing something. (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 4/4/2014
by BWW - Apr 04, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 4/4/2014. (more...)

Matthew Lopez's SOMEWHERE Makes East Coast Premiere at Hartford Stage, Now thru 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Matthew Lopez's Somewhere, the captivating, dance-filled saga of a Puerto Rican family in 1959 New York City, springs to life today, April 3 to May 4 in its East Coast Premiere at Hartford Stage. By the author of the critically-acclaimed The Whipping Man, which garnered rave reviews at Hartford Stage in 2012, Somewhere will feature Priscilla Lopez (Morales in the original cast of A Chorus Line) and will be directed by Giovanna Sardelli, with original music by Tony Award winner Bill Sherman and choreography by Greg Graham. (more...)

Peter Van Wagner, Justin Robertson, Shelley Thomas & More Join 'ELIOT NESS...' Reading, 4/8 & 10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Peter Van Wagner, Justin Robertson, Shelley Thomas, Ian Etheridge, David Scott Purdy, Tim Ewing, Darren Mathias, Jesse Manocherian, Brandi Chavonne Massey, Emily Leonard, Marissa Miller will join Adam Monley, Robert Cuccioli, Dominic Nolfi and Mamie Parris in 'ELIOT NESS...', it was announced today. (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: March 31- April 6
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 31, 2014

It's a week of plays! Broadway welcomes two new shows to the spring line-up this week- A RAISIN IN THE SUN and THE REALISTIC JONESES. Plus, two new plays will also start previews- THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN and CASA VALENTINA. Get your tickets now! (more...)

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