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In George Gershwin Alone, the irresistible music of America's favorite composer comes alive - along with exciting insights into his brief and brilliant life. Hershey Felder brings his hit show to Berkeley Rep after successful runs on Broadway, in London's West End, and in cities across the country. An accomplished pianist and performer, Felder was given full access to the Gershwin archive to create this tribute to the genius behind Rhapsody in Blue and Porgy and Bess. Gershwin wrote more than 1,000 timeless tunes such as "I Got Rhythm," "Summertime," and "They Can't Take That Away from Me." See George Gershwin Alone, and be captivated by the man and his music.


Hershey Felder Returns to Chicago this Fall at the Royal George TheatreHershey Felder Returns to Chicago this Fall at the Royal George Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2011

Award-winning actor and musician Hershey Felder (George Gershwin Alone, Monsieur Chopin, Beethoven As I Knew Him) returns to Chicago with Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein. (more...)

Hershey Felder Returns to Chicago this Fall at the Royal George TheatreHershey Felder Returns to Chicago this Fall at the Royal George Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2011

Award-winning actor and musician Hershey Felder (George Gershwin Alone, Monsieur Chopin, Beethoven As I Knew Him) returns to Chicago with Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein. (more...)

The Christmas Schooner To Play The Mercury TheaterThe Christmas Schooner To Play The Mercury Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2011

Award-winning actor and musician Hershey Felder (George Gershwin Alone, Monsieur Chopin, Beethoven As I Knew Him) returns to Chicago with Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein. (more...)

Photo Flash: MAESTRO Opens at Royal George TheatrePhoto Flash: MAESTRO Opens at Royal George Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2011

Award-winning actor and musician Hershey Felder (George Gershwin Alone, Monsieur Chopin, Beethoven As I Knew Him) returns to Chicago with Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein. Combining first-person narrative with the music of composer Bernstein and the artists who inspired him, Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein is the story of the legendary American composer and longtime music director of the New York Philharmonic. Helmed by award-winning director Joel Zwick, Hershey Felder will return to Chicago's Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted, where from September 2004 through January 2006, he held residence with George Gershwin Alone and the World Premiere of Monsieur Chopin, culminating in 70 weeks of live performances. Maestro will begin previews on November 1st with press opening November 9th, and will play through December 30. (more...)

Hershey Felder In 'George Gershwin Alone' & 'Maestro: The Art Of Leonard Bernstein'Hershey Felder In 'George Gershwin Alone' & 'Maestro: The Art Of Leonard Bernstein'
by Beau Higgins - May 9, 2011

Asolo Repertory Theatre is presents Hershey Felder in two productions: George Gershwin Alone from May 18-June 5, 2011 and MAESTRO: The Art of Leonard Bernstein, by special engagement from June 8-12. (more...)

Asolo Rep Presents Hershey Felder in GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE  and MAESTRO: THE ART OF LEONARD BERNSTEIN Asolo Rep Presents Hershey Felder in GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE and MAESTRO: THE ART OF LEONARD BERNSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2011

2011)-Asolo Repertory Theatre is thrilled to present Hershey Felder in two masterpiece productions: George Gershwin Alone from May 18-June 5, 2011 and MAESTRO: The Art of Leonard Bernstein, by special engagement from June 8-12. (more...)

Hershey Felder to Star in MAESTRO: LEONARD BERNSTEIN at Cleveland Play HouseHershey Felder to Star in MAESTRO: LEONARD BERNSTEIN at Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2013

Cleveland Play House proudly presents a live summer production of Hershey Felder in Maestro: Leonard Bernstein, in the Allen Theatre at PlayhouseSquare. Mr. Felder has previously awed Cleveland audiences with his creations of Beethoven As I Knew Him, Monsieur Chopin, George Gershwin Alone, and The Great American Songbook. Maestro: Leonard Bernstein, a play with music, will run in the Allen Theatre at PlayhouseSquare starting Wednesday July 17 through Sunday, August 4, 2013. Tickets are available by calling 216-241-6000 or online at www.clevelandplayhouse.com. (more...)

Asolo Rep Adds Special Performance To HERSHEY FELDER IN CONCERT 5/29Asolo Rep Adds Special Performance To HERSHEY FELDER IN CONCERT 5/29
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2011

In response to the overwhelming popularity of George Gershwin Alone (now playing through June 5), Asolo Rep has added a special one-night-only performance of Hershey Felder in Concert: The Great American Songbook Sing-Along on Sunday, May 29 at 7 p.m. in the Mertz Theatre. (more...)

Asolo Rep Presents The AMERICAN ICONS Summer SeriesAsolo Rep Presents The AMERICAN ICONS Summer Series
by Beau Higgins - May 28, 2011

Internationally acclaimed actor/pianist Hershey Felder brings to life an intimate portrait of 'America's Composer,' leading audiences through the fascinating rhythms of George Gershwin's legendary songbook and the story of his life. The Boston Herald called George Gershwin Alone 'S'Wonderful!' and the NYDaily News called it 'Stunning! Dazzling! Sheer Genius!' With sold out performances around the globe, this multiple award-winning musical sensation is not to be missed. (more...)

Hershey Felder Returns to the Old Globe in JulyHershey Felder Returns to the Old Globe in July
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2011

Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced the return of actor, playwright and Steinway concert artist Hershey Felder in a trio of his critically-acclaimed solo shows. Hershey Felder as George Gershwin Alone delighted San Diego audiences in 2006 and 2008 and due to popular demand will be revived for 13 performances from July 1 - 10. Felder will lead audiences on a musical journey through a century of American music in Hershey Felder in Concert: The Great American Songbook Sing-Along from July 11 - 17. The latest addition to Felder's ambitious 'Composers Sonata,' Hershey Felder in Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein, will receive its Globe debut from July 22 - Aug. 28. Previews run July 22 - July 28. Opening night is July 29. Both George Gershwin Alone and Maestro are directed by Joel Zwick. All three events will run in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Single tickets range from $39 - $90 and may be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE or by visiting the Box Office. (more...)

BWW Review: ABE LINCOLN'S PIANO Needs Fine-tuningBWW Review: ABE LINCOLN'S PIANO Needs Fine-tuning
by Nancy Grossman - May 23, 2014

Hershey Felder returns to ArtsEmerson for his third solo musical theater piece after charming and enlightening local audiences with George Gershwin Alone and MAESTRO: LEONARD BERNSTEIN in recent years. This time he departs from staging the lives of genius composers to delve into the tragic death of a giant of American history by blending Civil War-era songs and first-person stories in an imaginative retelling of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. (more...)

Asolo Rep Presents The AMERICAN ICONS Summer SeriesAsolo Rep Presents The AMERICAN ICONS Summer Series
by Beau Higgins - May 20, 2011

Internationally acclaimed actor/pianist Hershey Felder brings to life an intimate portrait of 'America's Composer,' leading audiences through the fascinating rhythms of George Gershwin's legendary songbook and the story of his life. The Boston Herald called George Gershwin Alone 'S'Wonderful!' and the NYDaily News called it 'Stunning! Dazzling! Sheer Genius!' With sold out performances around the globe, this multiple award-winning musical sensation is not to be missed. (more...)

Asolo Rep Adds Special Performance To HERSHEY FELDER IN CONCERT 5/29Asolo Rep Adds Special Performance To HERSHEY FELDER IN CONCERT 5/29
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2011

In response to the overwhelming popularity of George Gershwin Alone (now playing through June 5), Asolo Rep has added a special one-night-only performance of Hershey Felder in Concert: The Great American Songbook Sing-Along on Sunday, May 29 at 7 p.m. in the Mertz Theatre. (more...)

Hershey Felder Begins World Premiere of JACK LEMMON RETURNS at Royal George Theatre TonightHershey Felder Begins World Premiere of JACK LEMMON RETURNS at Royal George Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

Continuing in a tradition of storytelling and music, Hershey Felder (George Gershwin Alone, Maestro Bernstein and last season's smash hit Mona Golabek in The Pianist of Willesden Lane) will present the World Premiere of Chris Lemmon in JACK LEMMON RETURNS, a new play with music. The production will preview tonight, May 2 and open on Monday, May 12 at 7 p.m. at The Royal George Theatre, 1641 North Halsted Street. The production is written and directed by Hershey Felder and based on the true story of the legendary Jack Lemmon (Mister Roberts, Some Like it Hot, Days of Wine and Roses, The Odd Couple) and his relationship with his son, actor and musician Chris Lemmon (Duet, That's Life, Lena's Holiday, etc.). (more...)

Radio Broadcast of GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE Held at Pasadena PlayhouseRadio Broadcast of GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE Held at Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2011

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Stephen Eich, Executive Director) presents a one-night-only live broadcast of the 10th anniversary presentation of George Gershwin Alone, created by and starring Hershey Felder. (more...)

Berkeley Rep to Present HERSHEY FELDER AS LEONARD BERNSTEIN IN MAESTRO, 6/6-22Berkeley Rep to Present HERSHEY FELDER AS LEONARD BERNSTEIN IN MAESTRO, 6/6-22
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

This June award-winning actor and musician Hershey Felder returns to Berkeley Rep with his popular and critically acclaimed one-man show, Hershey Felder as Leonard Bernstein in Maestro. Last summer, Felder brought Bay Area audiences to their feet and even got them singing with George Gershwin Alone. Now the master entertainer and virtuoso pianist is back for a limited engagement about America's greatest musical legend. Conductor, composer, pianist, author, teacher, librettist, television star, and composer of West Side Story, Candide, On the Town, and Wonderful Town, Bernstein pushed all boundaries to become the world's first serious musical media superstar. Felder combines first-person narrative with the compositions of Bernstein and others to draw us deeply into the maestro's fascinating life, a life filled with tragedy and triumph andůmusic. This special presentation plays only 22 performances on the intimate Thrust Stage. It previews on June 5, opens June 6, and plays through June 22. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Chris Lemmon in JACK LEMMON RETURNS at the Royal GeorgePhoto Flash: First Look at Chris Lemmon in JACK LEMMON RETURNS at the Royal George
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Continuing in a tradition of storytelling and music, Hershey Felder (George Gershwin Alone, Maestro Bernstein and last season's smash hit Mona Golabek in The Pianist of Willesden Lane) will present the World Premiere of Chris Lemmon in Jack Lemmon Returns, a new play with music. The production opens on Monday, May 12 at 7 p.m. at The Royal George Theatre, 1641 North Halsted Street. The production is written and directed by Hershey Felder and based on the true story of the legendary Jack Lemmon (Mister Roberts, Some Like it Hot, Days of Wine and Roses, The Odd Couple) and his relationship with his son, actor and musician Chris Lemmon (Duet, That's Life, Lena's Holiday, etc.). Scroll down for some photos from the production! (more...)

Asolo Rep Presents Hershey Felder in MAESTRO June 8-12Asolo Rep Presents Hershey Felder in MAESTRO June 8-12
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2011

Asolo Repertory Theatre today announced adding a new title to its season-Hershey Felder in MAESTRO: The Art of Leonard Bernstein, a new work from the creators of George Gershwin Alone, Monsieur Chopin and Beethoven, As I Knew Him. (more...)

Hershey Felder to Bring World Premiere of JACK LEMMON RETURNS to the Royal George, Beg. TodayHershey Felder to Bring World Premiere of JACK LEMMON RETURNS to the Royal George, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

Continuing in a tradition of storytelling and music, Hershey Felder (George Gershwin Alone, Maestro Bernstein and last season's smash hit Mona Golabek in The Pianist of Willesden Lane) will present the World Premiere of Chris Lemmon in JACK LEMMON RETURNS, a new play with music. The production will preview May 2 and open on Monday, May 12 at 7 p.m. at The Royal George Theatre, 1641 North Halsted Street. The production is written and directed by Hershey Felder and based on the true story of the legendary Jack Lemmon (Mister Roberts, Some Like it Hot, Days of Wine and Roses, The Odd Couple) and his relationship with his son, actor and musician Chris Lemmon (Duet, That's Life, Lena's Holiday, etc.). (more...)

Pasadena Playhouse Presents Hershey Felder as GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE 4/12Pasadena Playhouse Presents Hershey Felder as GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2011

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Stephen Eich, Executive Director) announced that a 10th anniversary presentation of George Gershwin Alone, created by and starring Hershey Felder, will play a limited engagement at The Pasadena Playhouse. Performances will begin April 12, 2011, with the official press opening on Sunday, April 17, 2011. A global live radio broadcast of the production on the WFMT Radio Network will take place on May 2nd. The Playhouse will also present the popular Hershey Felder's Great American Songbook Sing-Along, which is scheduled for April 25 and May 9, 2011. (more...)

Hershey Felder Leads GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE At Pasadena PlayhouseHershey Felder Leads GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE At Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2011

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Stephen Eich, Executive Director) announced that a 10th anniversary presentation of George Gershwin Alone, created by and starring Hershey Felder, will play a limited engagement at The Pasadena Playhouse (more...)

Hershey Felder Leads GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE At Pasadena PlayhouseHershey Felder Leads GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE At Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2011

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Stephen Eich, Executive Director) announced that a 10th anniversary presentation of George Gershwin Alone, created by and starring Hershey Felder, will play a limited engagement at The Pasadena Playhouse (more...)

Pasadena Playhouse Premieres LINCOLN - AN AMERICAN STORY, 3/27Pasadena Playhouse Premieres LINCOLN - AN AMERICAN STORY, 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2012

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Charles Dillingham, interim Executive Director), in association with Stephen Eich announced that Hershey Felder will return to The Pasadena Playhouse with the World Premiere of the Eighty-Eight Entertainment and Samantha F. Voxakis production of LINCOLN - AN AMERICAN STORY for Actor and Symphony Orchestra. (more...)

Hershey Felder to Bring World Premiere of JACK LEMMON RETURNS to the Royal George, Beg. 5/2Hershey Felder to Bring World Premiere of JACK LEMMON RETURNS to the Royal George, Beg. 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Continuing in a tradition of storytelling and music, Hershey Felder (George Gershwin Alone, Maestro Bernstein and last season's smash hit Mona Golabek in The Pianist of Willesden Lane) will present the World Premiere of Chris Lemmon in JACK LEMMON RETURNS, a new play with music. The production will preview May 2 and open on Monday, May 12 at 7 p.m. at The Royal George Theatre, 1641 North Halsted Street. The production is written and directed by Hershey Felder and based on the true story of the legendary Jack Lemmon (Mister Roberts, Some Like it Hot, Days of Wine and Roses, The Odd Couple) and his relationship with his son, actor and musician Chris Lemmon (Duet, That's Life, Lena's Holiday, etc.). (more...)

Asolo Rep Presents The AMERICAN ICONS Summer SeriesAsolo Rep Presents The AMERICAN ICONS Summer Series
by Beau Higgins - Jun 8, 2011

Internationally acclaimed actor/pianist Hershey Felder brings to life an intimate portrait of 'America's Composer,' leading audiences through the fascinating rhythms of George Gershwin's legendary songbook and the story of his life. The Boston Herald called George Gershwin Alone 'S'Wonderful!' and the NYDaily News called it 'Stunning! Dazzling! Sheer Genius!' With sold out performances around the globe, this multiple award-winning musical sensation is not to be missed. (more...)

Asolo Rep Announces MAESTRO: The Art of Leonard BernsteinAsolo Rep Announces MAESTRO: The Art of Leonard Bernstein
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2011

Asolo Repertory Theatre today announced adding a new title to its season-Hershey Felder in MAESTRO: The Art of Leonard Bernstein, a new work from the creators of George Gershwin Alone, Monsieur Chopin and Beethoven, As I Knew Him. (more...)

Asolo Rep Presents Hershey Felder in MAESTRO June 8-12Asolo Rep Presents Hershey Felder in MAESTRO June 8-12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2011

Asolo Repertory Theatre today announced adding a new title to its season-Hershey Felder in MAESTRO: The Art of Leonard Bernstein, a new work from the creators of George Gershwin Alone, Monsieur Chopin and Beethoven, As I Knew Him. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Presents HERSHEY FELDER AS LEONARD BERNSTEIN IN MAESTRO, Now thru 6/22Berkeley Rep Presents HERSHEY FELDER AS LEONARD BERNSTEIN IN MAESTRO, Now thru 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

This June award-winning actor and musician Hershey Felder returns to Berkeley Rep with his popular and critically acclaimed one-man show, Hershey Felder as Leonard Bernstein in Maestro. Last summer, Felder brought Bay Area audiences to their feet and even got them singing with George Gershwin Alone. Now the master entertainer and virtuoso pianist is back for a limited engagement about America's greatest musical legend. Conductor, composer, pianist, author, teacher, librettist, television star, and composer of West Side Story, Candide, On the Town, and Wonderful Town, Bernstein pushed all boundaries to become the world's first serious musical media superstar. Felder combines first-person narrative with the compositions of Bernstein and others to draw us deeply into the maestro's fascinating life, a life filled with tragedy and triumph and...music. This special presentation plays only 22 performances on the intimate Thrust Stage. The show opens tonight, June 6, and plays through June 22. (more...)

Hershey Felder Returns to the Old Globe in JulyHershey Felder Returns to the Old Globe in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2011

Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced the return of actor, playwright and Steinway concert artist Hershey Felder in a trio of his critically-acclaimed solo shows. Hershey Felder as George Gershwin Alone delighted San Diego audiences in 2006 and 2008 and due to popular demand will be revived for 13 performances from July 1 - 10. Felder will lead audiences on a musical journey through a century of American music in Hershey Felder in Concert: The Great American Songbook Sing-Along from July 11 - 17. The latest addition to Felder's ambitious 'Composers Sonata,' Hershey Felder in Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein, will receive its Globe debut from July 22 - Aug. 28. Previews run July 22 - July 28. Opening night is July 29. Both George Gershwin Alone and Maestro are directed by Joel Zwick. All three events will run in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Single tickets range from $39 - $90 and may be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE or by visiting the Box Office. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes - GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE at Berkeley RepSTAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes - GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE at Berkeley Rep
by Stage Tube - Jun 14, 2013

Berkeley Repertory Theatre has announced additional performances of its latest show, George Gershwin Alone. Originally scheduled to close June 23, the Bay Area debut of Hershey Felder's international hit is now extended for an additional two weeks, through July 7. See George Gershwin Alone and prepare to be enthralled by the irresistible music of America's favorite composer. Click below for a behind-the-scenes look at the show! (more...)

GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE Extends at Berkeley Rep Through July 7GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE Extends at Berkeley Rep Through July 7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2013

As its highly acclaimed production of Sarah Ruhl's Dear Elizabeth continues to captivate audiences, and theatregoers queue up in record numbers for its upcoming production of No Man's Land, Berkeley Repertory Theatre announces today additional performances of its latest show, George Gershwin Alone.Originally scheduled to close June 23, the Bay Area debut of Hershey Felder's international hit is now extended for an additional two weeks, through July 7. (more...)

Asolo Rep Presents Hershey Felder in MAESTRO June 8-12Asolo Rep Presents Hershey Felder in MAESTRO June 8-12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2011

Asolo Repertory Theatre today announced adding a new title to its season-Hershey Felder in MAESTRO: The Art of Leonard Bernstein, a new work from the creators of George Gershwin Alone, Monsieur Chopin and Beethoven, As I Knew Him. (more...)

Asolo Rep Announces MAESTRO: The Art of Leonard BernsteinAsolo Rep Announces MAESTRO: The Art of Leonard Bernstein
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2011

Asolo Repertory Theatre today announced adding a new title to its season-Hershey Felder in MAESTRO: The Art of Leonard Bernstein, a new work from the creators of George Gershwin Alone, Monsieur Chopin and Beethoven, As I Knew Him. (more...)

GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE Extends at Berkeley Rep Through July 7GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE Extends at Berkeley Rep Through July 7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2013

As its highly acclaimed production of Sarah Ruhl's Dear Elizabeth continues to captivate audiences, and theatregoers queue up in record numbers for its upcoming production of No Man's Land, Berkeley Repertory Theatre announces today additional performances of its latest show, George Gershwin Alone.Originally scheduled to close June 23, the Bay Area debut of Hershey Felder's international hit is now extended for an additional two weeks, through July 7. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Presents MAESTRO: THE ART OF LEONARD BERNSTEIN, 1/4-2/6Laguna Playhouse Presents MAESTRO: THE ART OF LEONARD BERNSTEIN, 1/4-2/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2011

The Laguna Playhouse announced that actor, musician and playwright Hershey Felder will return to The Laguna Playhouse in his latest production of MAESTRO: The Art of Leonard Bernstein, a new work from the creators of George Gershwin Alone, Monsieur Chopin and Beethoven, As I Knew Him, January 4 - February 6, 2011. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Presents MAESTRO: THE ART OF LEONARD BERNSTEIN, Closes 2/6Laguna Playhouse Presents MAESTRO: THE ART OF LEONARD BERNSTEIN, Closes 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2011

The Laguna Playhouse announced that actor, musician and playwright Hershey Felder will return to The Laguna Playhouse in his latest production of MAESTRO: The Art of Leonard Bernstein, a new work from the creators of George Gershwin Alone, Monsieur Chopin and Beethoven, As I Knew Him, January 4 - February 6, 2011. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Presents GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE for 18 Performances in JuneBerkeley Rep Presents GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE for 18 Performances in June
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2013

Berkeley Repertory Theatre has announced a limited engagement of George Gershwin Alone, a play with music that invites audiences to enjoy an evening with a great composer. This celebrated production plays two weeks only - June 8 through June 23 - on the intimate Thrust Stage. Tickets for these 18 performances go on sale today to Berkeley Rep's subscribers; the public can access seats beginning on Sunday, February 10. This special presentation features music by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin with a book by Hershey Felder. Starring Hershey Felder as George Gershwin, it has been staged by acclaimed director Joel Zwick. (more...)

The Christmas Schooner To Play The Mercury TheaterThe Christmas Schooner To Play The Mercury Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2011

Award-winning actor and musician Hershey Felder (George Gershwin Alone, Monsieur Chopin, Beethoven As I Knew Him) returns to Chicago with Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Presents MAESTRO: THE ART OF LEONARD BERNSTEIN, 1/4-2/6Laguna Playhouse Presents MAESTRO: THE ART OF LEONARD BERNSTEIN, 1/4-2/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2010

The Laguna Playhouse announced that actor, musician and playwright Hershey Felder will return to The Laguna Playhouse in his latest production of MAESTRO: The Art of Leonard Bernstein, a new work from the creators of George Gershwin Alone, Monsieur Chopin and Beethoven, As I Knew Him, January 4 - February 6, 2011. (more...)

Asolo Rep Announces MAESTRO: The Art of Leonard BernsteinAsolo Rep Announces MAESTRO: The Art of Leonard Bernstein
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2010

Asolo Repertory Theatre today announced adding a new title to its season-Hershey Felder in MAESTRO: The Art of Leonard Bernstein, a new work from the creators of George Gershwin Alone, Monsieur Chopin and Beethoven, As I Knew Him. (more...)

Hershey Felder to Present World Premiere of JACK LEMMON RETURNS at Royal George Theatre, Begin. 5/2Hershey Felder to Present World Premiere of JACK LEMMON RETURNS at Royal George Theatre, Begin. 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

Continuing in a tradition of storytelling and music, Hershey Felder (George Gershwin Alone, Maestro Bernstein and last season's smash hit Mona Golabek in The Pianist of Willesden Lane) will present the World Premiere of Chris Lemmon in JACK LEMMON RETURNS, a new play with music. The production will preview May 2 and open on Monday, May 12 at 7 p.m. at The Royal George Theatre, 1641 North Halsted Street. The production is written and directed by Hershey Felder and based on the true story of the legendary Jack Lemmon (Mister Roberts, Some Like it Hot, Days of Wine and Roses, The Odd Couple) and his relationship with his son, actor and musician Chris Lemmon (Duet, That's Life, Lena's Holiday, etc.). (more...)

JAMAICA FAREWELL Begins Tonight at Soho PlayhouseJAMAICA FAREWELL Begins Tonight at Soho Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2014

Soho Playhouse presents the award-winning and critically acclaimed JAMAICA FAREWELL, written and performed by Debra Ehrhardt and directed by Joel Zwick ('My Big Fat Greek Wedding'), with performances beginning tonight, April 27 prior to an official press opening of Sunday, May 4 at Soho Playhouse (15 Vandam Street) in Manhattan. (more...)

Hershey Felder Leads GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE At Pasadena PlayhouseHershey Felder Leads GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE At Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2011

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Stephen Eich, Executive Director) announced that a 10th anniversary presentation of George Gershwin Alone, created by and starring Hershey Felder, will play a limited engagement at The Pasadena Playhouse (more...)

Photo Flash: Pasadena Playhouse's GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONEPhoto Flash: Pasadena Playhouse's GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2011

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Stephen Eich, Executive Director) presents a one-night-only live broadcast of the 10th anniversary presentation of George Gershwin Alone, created by and starring Hershey Felder. This special event will be broadcast live on 98.7 WFMT in Chicago and syndicated globally by the WFMT Radio Network at 7:00 pm PDT on Monday, May 2, 2011. The local Los Angeles area broadcast will be carried on KMZT (K-Mozart) 1260 AM. (more...)

Radio Broadcast of GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE Held at Pasadena PlayhouseRadio Broadcast of GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE Held at Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2011

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Stephen Eich, Executive Director) presents a one-night-only live broadcast of the 10th anniversary presentation of George Gershwin Alone, created by and starring Hershey Felder. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Hershey Felder Brings Back Gershwin to Pasadena PlayhouseBWW Reviews: Hershey Felder Brings Back Gershwin to Pasadena Playhouse
by Don Grigware - Apr 20, 2011

Actor/singer/musician/author Hershey Felder's multi Award winning depiction of composer George Gershwin in George Gershwin Alone is now on stage at the Pasadena Playhouse for a limited run through May 8 celebrating a ten year anniversary. Felder fills the space with his virtuoso musicianship and creates such an extraordinary stir and love affair with his public that he is becoming almost as popular as the legendary composer himself. (more...)

2011 Globe Honors Auditions to Take Place 5/7 -92011 Globe Honors Auditions to Take Place 5/7 -9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2011

Recognizing excellence in high school theater, auditions for the 2011 Globe Honors competition will take place May 7-9 at The Old Globe. Semifinalists and finalists will perform in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, on May 16 at 7:00 p.m. The evening will conclude with the announcement of the Globe Honors winners and an award ceremony. (more...)

JAMAICA FAREWELL Begins 4/27 at Soho PlayhouseJAMAICA FAREWELL Begins 4/27 at Soho Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Soho Playhouse presents the award-winning and critically acclaimed JAMAICA FAREWELL, written and performed by Debra Ehrhardt and directed by Joel Zwick ('My Big Fat Greek Wedding'), with performances beginning Sunday, April 27 prior to an official press opening of Sunday, May 4 at Soho Playhouse (15 Vandam Street) in Manhattan. (more...)

Hershey Felder Leads GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE At Pasadena PlayhouseHershey Felder Leads GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE At Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2011

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Stephen Eich, Executive Director) announced that a 10th anniversary presentation of George Gershwin Alone, created by and starring Hershey Felder, will play a limited engagement at The Pasadena Playhouse (more...)

Pasadena Playhouse Presents Hershey Felder as GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE 4/12Pasadena Playhouse Presents Hershey Felder as GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2011

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Stephen Eich, Executive Director) announced that a 10th anniversary presentation of George Gershwin Alone, created by and starring Hershey Felder, will play a limited engagement at The Pasadena Playhouse. Performances will begin April 12, 2011, with the official press opening on Sunday, April 17, 2011. A global live radio broadcast of the production on the WFMT Radio Network will take place on May 2nd. The Playhouse will also present the popular Hershey Felder's Great American Songbook Sing-Along, which is scheduled for April 25 and May 9, 2011. (more...)

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