Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein

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Geffen Playhouse (Los Angeles, CA)
10886 Le Conte Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Running Time
1 hour and 40 minutes, with no intermission
Price
$35-$85
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Hershey Felder in Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein is a new work from the creators of George Gershwin Alone, Monsieur Chopin and Beethoven, As I Knew Him. With a story spanning the entire twentieth century, Leonard Bernstein, one of America's greatest musicians, broke through every artistic ceiling possible to become the world's musical ambassador. Conductor, composer, pianist, author, teacher, librettist, television star ... for Leonard Bernstein, boundaries simply did not exist. Hershey Felder and Joel Zwick collaborate for the fourth time at the Geffen Playhouse - bringing to life the composer of West Side Story, Candide, On the Town, Mass and many more.

Old Globe to Feature MUCH ADO, AMADEUS et al. in '11 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2010

Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced The Old Globe's 2011 Summer Season. Adrian Noble will return as the Artistic Director of the Shakespeare Festival and direct Shakespeare's The Tempest and Peter Shaffer's Amadeus. Presented in repertory in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre, the Festival will also include Much Ado About Nothing directed by Ron Daniels. The season also features Hershey Felder in Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein in the Old Globe Theatre. Preceding Bernstein is a 10-day limited engagement of Hershey Felder in George Gershwin Alone. The West Coast Premiere of John Morogiello's romantic comedy, Engaging Shaw, in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre will complete the season. (more...)

Hershey 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 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 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 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'
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
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 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...)

Asolo 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...)

Pasadena 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...)

Asolo 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 8-12
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...)

Hershey 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...)

Asolo 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 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...)

L.A. Jewish Symphony to Welcome Special Guest Hershey Felder at Ford Amphitheatre, 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

The Los Angeles Jewish Symphony has announced a celebratory concert to commemorate the orchestra's 20th Anniversary on Sunday, September 7 at 7:30pm at the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre in Hollywood. LAJS will be joined by award-winning and critically acclaimed pianist, actor, playwright, producer, and composer Hershey Felder, who has written an overture specifically for this occasion. With the anniversary concert, LAJS will be making its 11th consecutive appearance in the Ford Summer Partnership Concert Series. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for January 4th, 2012
by Paul W. Thompson - Jan 4, 2012

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to New York. Check out the Mosh Pit 'Top Ten Hot Topics' for the last half of 2011! (more...)

Laguna 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...)

Photo Flash: MAESTRO Opens at Royal George Theatre
by - Jan 1, 2000

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Laguna 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...)

The 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...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for December 28th, 2011
by Paul W. Thompson - Dec 28, 2011

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Our Awards Celebration at The Call, Barbara Cook, Christopher Sieber at Sidetrack, 'The Addams Family,' 'The Secret Garden,' holiday closings, NYE cabarets and more... (more...)

Laguna 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 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...)

Radio 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...)

2011 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...)

The Laguna Playhouse Announces 2010-2011 90th Anniversary Season
by Michael L. Quintos - Apr 15, 2010

The Laguna Playhouse launches its 2010-2011 season beginning July 6 with the award-winning hit musical LIFE COULD BE A DREAM. Other shows on the season schedule include the World Premiere of the poignant dramatic comedy I LOVED LUCY, the World Premiere co-production of the romantic musical DADDY LONG LEGS, HERSHEY FELDER IN Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein, and the classic Noel Coward comedy PRIVATE LIVES. (more...)

Geffen Playhouse to Feature RUINED, LaBute et al. in 2010-2011
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2010

The Geffen Playhouse's 2010 / 2011 season builds on successful relationships with playwrights who have worked at the Geffen Playhouse in the past - Jane Anderson, Hershey Felder and Neil LaBute, and welcomes the newer voices of Pulitzer Prize winners Tracy Letts and Lynn Nottage. The first season in the newly named Gil Cates Theater, this collection of plays tackles often polarizing issues ranging from faith to war to sex. The season opens with Lynn Nottage's multi-award winning drama Ruined, continues with the crowd pleaser Hershey Felder in Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein, then kicks off the new year with the world premiere of Neil LaBute's The Break of Noon, followed by the world premiere of Jane Anderson's The Escort (a Geffen Playhouse commission), and concludes with the West coast premiere of Tracy Lett's Superior Donuts. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Announces 90th Anniversary 2010/11 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2010

The Laguna Playhouse recently announced their upcoming 2010-2011 season, which marks the company's 90th anniversary. The 2010-2011 season begins July 6 with the award-winning hit musical Life Could Be a Dream. Other sensational shows on the season schedule include the World Premiere of the poignant dramatic comedy I Loved Lucy, the World Premiere co-production of the romantic musical Daddy Long Legs, Hershey Felder in Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein, and the classic Noel Coward comedy Private Lives. (more...)

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