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Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (New York, NY)
205 West 46th St.

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Based on the book The Rothschilds by Frederic Morton

Mercedes Ruehl to Star in Hampton & Wilson's FULL GALLOP at The Old Globe; Creative Team Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

Long before the devil wore Prada -- 20 years ago, in fact -- the story of the irrepressible Diana Vreeland first commanded the stage of the Globe in a world premiere in 1995. Oscar and Tony Award winner Mercedes Ruehl (The Fisher King, Lost in Yonkers) now brings "The Empress of Fashion" back in FULL GALLOP. Written by Mark Hampton and Mary Louise Wilson and directed by Andrew Russell, FULL GALLOP will run September 26 through October 25, 2015, with opening night on Thursday, October 1 at 8:00 p.m., in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

VIDEO: ROTHSCHILD & SONS' Robert Cuccioli Sings National Anthem Before Mets Game
by Michael Dale - Sep 26, 2015

This was the moment when Broadway's own Robert Cuccioli sang 'The Star-Spangled Banner' before the New York Mets took on the Miami Marlins. (more...)

Mercedes Ruehl Stars in Hampton & Wilson's FULL GALLOP, Beginning Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2015

Long before the devil wore Prada -- 20 years ago, in fact -- the story of the irrepressible Diana Vreeland first commanded the stage of the Globe in a world premiere in 1995. Oscar and Tony Award winner Mercedes Ruehl (The Fisher King, Lost in Yonkers) now brings 'The Empress of Fashion' back in FULL GALLOP. Written by Mark Hampton and Mary Louise Wilson and directed by Andrew Russell, FULL GALLOP will run tonight, September 26, through October 25, 2015, with opening night on Thursday, October 1 at 8:00 p.m., in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

PHOTO FLASH: ROTHSCHILD & SONS' Robert Cuccioli Sings National Anthem Before Mets Game
by Michael Dale - Sep 19, 2015

This was the moment when Broadway's own Robert Cuccioli sang 'The Star-Spangled Banner' before Wednesday night's Mets Game. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

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Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of York Theatre's World Premiere of ROTHSHILD & SONS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

Below, meet the cast from 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 presented by York Theatre Company, in association with Arnold Mittelman and the National Jewish Theater Foundation! (more...)

York's ROTHSCHILD & SONS to Receive Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

The Off-Broadway cast recording of the new Bock and Harnick musical, Rothschild & Sons, an intimate reimagining of the Tony nominated musical The Rothschilds, will be recorded and released by JAY Records.  Produced by John Yap, the recording will feature the original cast of The York Theatre Company production who will gather at The Avatar Studios on Monday, October 26, 2015 to lay down the tracks for the recording scheduled for release on JAY Records in early January.  Executive Producers are John Yap and Arnold Mittelman. (more...)

Photo Flash: York Theatre's World Premiere of ROTHSHILD & SONS Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

Below, meet the cast from 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 presented by York Theatre Company, in association with Arnold Mittelman and the National Jewish Theater Foundation! (more...)

York Theatre Company's ROTHSCHILD & SONS Begins Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director), 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, presents 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...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 10/3/2015
by - Oct 3, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 10/3/2015. (more...)

Michael Feinstein, Sheldon Harnick, Holland Taylor and More Set for ROW J's Celebration of Arthur Miller This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

The Jewish Channel will continue its second season of its popular theater-oriented monthly TV show, ROW J, beginning today, October 28. ROW J is hosted by TJC correspondent Meredith Ganzman. The executive producer is Brian Scott Lipton. (more...)

Michael Feinstein, Sheldon Harnick, Holland Taylor and More Set for ROW J's Celebration of Arthur Miller This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2015

The Jewish Channel will continue its second season of its popular theater-oriented monthly TV show, ROW J, beginning on Wednesday, October 28. ROW J is hosted by TJC correspondent Meredith Ganzman. The executive producer is Brian Scott Lipton. (more...)

Photo Flash: York Theatre's ROTHSCHILD & SONS Meets Original Broadway, Revival Casts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2015

Original cast members from the 1970 Broadway production of The Rothschilds gathered together to visit the York Theatre Company's current production of ROTHSCHILD & SONS, an intimate one-act reimagining of the nine-time Tony-nominated musical with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and book by Sherman Yellen, presented in association with Arnold Mittelman and the National Jewish Theater Foundation. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

BWW Review: Bock and Harnick's ROTHSCHILD & SONS, a Reimagined Revival
by Michael Dale - Oct 25, 2015

The team's 1970 Broadway drama is revised as a chamber musical. (more...)

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of ROTHCHILD & SONS
by Linda Lenzi - Oct 19, 2015

The York Theatre Company, in association with Arnold Mittelman and the National Jewish Theater Foundation, presents the premiere production of Rothschild & Sons, an intimate one-act reimagining of the nine-time Tony-nominated musical The Rothschilds (inspired by Frederic Morton's book of the same title). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 19, 2015
by - Oct 19, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at York's ROTHSCHILD & SONS with Robert Cuccioli
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

The York Theatre Company, in association with Arnold Mittelman and the National Jewish Theater Foundation, presents the premiere production of Rothschild & Sons, an intimate one-act reimagining of the nine-time Tony-nominated musical The Rothschilds (inspired by Frederic Morton's book of the same title).  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sheldon Harnick, Robert Cuccioli and Company Preview Rothschild & Sons
by Michael Dale - Oct 1, 2015

The York Theatre Company's production of Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick and Sherman Yellen's ROTHSCHILD & SONS is reimagined version of their 1970 Broadway musical, The Rothschilds. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Rehearsal with the Company of ROTHCHILD & SONS
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 1, 2015

Below, meet the cast from 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 presented by York Theatre Company, in association with Arnold Mittelman and the National Jewish Theater Foundation! (more...)

Mercedes Ruehl Stars in FULL GALLOP, Opening Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

Long before the devil wore Prada -- 20 years ago, in fact -- the story of the irrepressible Diana Vreeland first commanded the stage of the Globe in a world premiere in 1995. Oscar and Tony Award winner Mercedes Ruehl (The Fisher King, Lost in Yonkers) now brings 'The Empress of Fashion' back in FULL GALLOP. Written by Mark Hampton and Mary Louise Wilson and directed by Andrew Russell, FULL GALLOP runs now through October 25, 2015, with opening night tonight, October 1 at 8:00 p.m., in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/7/2015
by - Nov 7, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/7/2015. (more...)

York Theatre Company's ROTHSCHILD & SONS to Close This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

ROTHSCHILD & SONS, the 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, will conclude its limited engagement Sunday afternoon, November 8, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Nikki M. James & More Lead LCT3's New Musical PRELUDES, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Eisa Davis, Gabriel Ebert, Nikki M. James, Joseph Keckler, Chris Sarandon, and Or Matias, on piano, lead LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater production of PRELUDES, a new musical by Dave Malloy, inspired by the music of Sergei Rachmaninov, developed with and directed by Rachel Chavkin. PRELUDES, a world premiere and the first musical to be produced by LCT3 in the Claire Tow Theater, began performances on May 23 and opens tonight, June 15, running through Sunday, July 19 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65th Street). (more...)

Breaking: 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...)

MNM Prodxns to Present SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM, 7/3-8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

 MNM Productions today announced the talented and experienced cast for the upcoming production of the award-winning musical SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM, which will run for 10 performances July 30 through August 9 at the Crest Theatre in Delray Beach, and for five performances August 13-16 at the Kravis Center's Rinker Playhouse in West Palm Beach. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: The Muny's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Will Feature New Song by Sheldon Harnick & Jerry Bock
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

The Muny just announced that its production of Fiddler on the Roof will feature the world stage premiere of a new song. (more...)

PETE 'N' KEELY to Open This August Saint Michael's Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the August 3rd opening of the musical comedy Pete 'n' Keely, at Saint Michael's Playhouse (August 3 - 13).  (more...)

Theodore 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...)

Photo Flash: Robert Cuccioli, Sheldon Harnick and More Celebrate York's ROTHSCHILD & SONS Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Robert Cuccioli and Glory Crampton reunited at a special gathering for the official release of the new cast recording of the York Theatre Company production of Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick, and Sherman Yellen's musical Rothschild & Sons last night, July 25, at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). The event featured appearances by cast members Mr. Cuccioli and Ms. Crampton, along with Sheldon Harnick, Sherman Yellen, Jeffrey B. Moss, and James Morgan, York's Producing Artistic Director. BroadwayWorld has photos from the celebration below! (more...)

British Museum Releases Annual Review for the 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

This morning the British Museum launches the Annual Review 2014/15, celebrating the successes of the previous year and looking forward to future activity. In 2014 the Museum was the leading visitor attraction in the UK for an eighth year running with 6.7 million visitors and a virtual audience of 43.7 million.  (more...)

Robert Cuccioli & More Set for York Theatre Company's ROTHSCHILD & SONS Cast Album Release Party
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Robert Cuccioli and Glory Crampton will reunite at a special gathering for the official release of the new cast recording of the York Theatre Company production of Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick, and Sherman Yellen's musical Rothschild & Sons on Monday, July 25 at 6:00pm at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

SHE LOVES ME to Play Foothill Music Theatre This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

Multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre presents SHE LOVES ME, the charming 1963 musical adaptation of Miklos Laszlo's play Parfumerie (which later inspired the Tom Hanks-Meg Ryan feature film You've Got Mail), with a score by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick (Fiddler on the Roof) and a book by Joe Masteroff (Cabaret). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 25, 2016
by - Feb 25, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Feature: A Brief History of Musicals Performing at the Grammy Awards
by Allison Pichowicz - Feb 14, 2016

On February 15, 2016 HAMILTON will perform its opening number live at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. Only eight musicals (nine, if you count RIVERDANCE) have had this honor since the first Grammy Award ceremony in 1959. HAMILTON will make history, yet again, as the first show to perform via satellite during the ceremony; while the ceremony is at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, the cast will be performing on their set at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City. (more...)

Pigs Do Fly Productions Presents INVASION OF PRIVACY
by Carol Kassie - Aug 9, 2016

In 1943 Zelma Cason filed a ground-breaking lawsuit against Pulitzer Prize-winning author (The Yearling) Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.  Cason claimed Rawlings had invaded her 'right to privacy' in the author's recently published book, Cross Creek. The suit - the first of its kind ever filed in Florida -  used 'the right of privacy defense'.  At that time the state didn't even recognize the existence of that right. (more...)

BWW Interview: PAINT YOUR WAGON's Robert Cuccioli
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Aug 8, 2016

Tony nominee Robert Cuccioli has a long career on stage and an unusual path to get there. He comes to the Ordway stage in an all-new production of Lerner & Loewe's PAINT YOUR WAGON that the Ordway is collaborating with Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre on, which includes a new book and orchestrations. (more...)

Glory 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...)

Theodore Bikel Tribute Concert Set for 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 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' tonight, August 5th at 9:30pm. (more...)

John Leguizamo to Bring The Q Brothers' OTHELLO: THE REMIX Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

John Leguizamo is proud to present The Q Brothers' Othello: The Remix, written, directed and composed by GQ and JQ, which will make its New York debut at the Westside Theatre (407 W. 43rd), beginning previews on Tuesday, October 25th and officially opening on Thursday, November 17th. (more...)

Full 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...)

Stage Door Theatre to Present THE ROTHSCHILDS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Stage Door Theatre's September production is a Tony Award-winning musical based on the fascinating story of one family's rise from the ghettos of late eighteenth century Germany to domination of the European financial community and the loftiest echelons of society.  The Rothschilds will open on September 2nd and run through October 16th in the theatre's large auditorium. (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group's FIORELLO! Will Be Musical's First Full-Scale Off-Broadway Revival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) has just announced its sold-out production of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical Fiorello! will transfer to Off-Broadway's East 13th Street Theater (136 East 13th Street, between 3rd and 4th Avenues), home of Classic Stage Company. (more...)

VIDEOS: Three Sheldon Harnick Songs You Have To Hear
by Michael Dale - Aug 18, 2016

Before teaming with Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick contributed songs to several Broadway revues. (more...)

Philip Anthony-Rodriguez, Conor Guzman, Ashley Park, Hal Linden and More to Lead THE FANTASTICKS at Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

The Pasadena Playhouse presents THE FANTASTICKS by Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones. The production will be directed by Seema Sueko, who directed The Pasadena Playhouse's critically acclaimed production of Real Women Have Curves last season.  (more...)

Full Company Set for BTG's Off-Broadway Transfer of FIORELLO!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Today, BTG is thrilled to announce the complete and final casting of this exciting revival - the first ever full-scale New York City and Off-Broadway revival of the hit musical! (more...)

BWW Interview: In Sunshine or in Shadow: Peter Cormican, Charis Leos, and Cary Michele Miller in McCourt's IRISH
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Aug 13, 2016

'There are two kinds of people in the world, as ye very well know,' Peter Cormican asserts in a lilting accent, 'those that are Irish and those that want to be.' The English-born actor, son Irish parents - a Protestant mother from Belfast and a Catholic father from Galway - is currently in Maine to make his Maine State Music Theatre/Portland Stage debut in Frank McCourt's play The Irish and How They Got That Way, directed by Marc Robin, which opens in Portland August 19th. The production, a bold new collaboration between two of Maine leading Equity companies, marks an exciting new chapter for both theatres and promises to be one of the season's biggest hits, as it has been in every town its played. Cormican is joined in our conversation by two of the other four principals from the a small cast that also stars Curt Dale Clark [see BWW interview 5/24/16], Charis Leos and Cary Michele Miller, (and features Cameron Wright and Emily Davis, Ernest Sauceda (fiddler) and two other musicians). Both Leos and Miller are MSMT veterans, but new to McCourt's play. 'This is my debut at Portland Stage,' Miller says with anticipation. 'I always look forward to working with Curt and Charis and Marc, and I am enjoying getting to know Peter. And I am always excited to learn new material and new music.' (more...)

Sheldon Harnick & Marshall W. Mason to Receive 2016 Special TONY AWARDS for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre
by TV News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced today, April 19th that two-time Tony Award-winning lyricist Sheldon Harnick and multiple Tony-nominated director Marshall W. Mason will be this year's recipients of the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. (more...)

SPAMALOT, Starring Richard Kline and Mariand Torres, Begins 4/21 at CRT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will stage Monty Python's Spamalot, the Tony Award winning musical comedy with book and lyrics by Eric Idle, music by John Du Prez and Eric Idle as the final show of its 2015-2016 season. The show is directed by Richard Ruiz. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from April 21 - May 1, 2016. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113. (more...)

Robert Cuccioli to Lead Carrie Robbins's MAGICAL THINKING This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

Tony-nominated actor Robert Cuccioli will lead the cast of MAGICAL THINKING: My Favorite Indigents & Severe Clear by playwright/designer Carrie Robbins, directed by Paul Dobie (Associate or Assistant Director for B'way's Once, Cabaret, Wicked, Martin Short... Fame Becomes Me, Glengarry Glen Ross). The reading will take place on Monday, April 18, at 7pm at the Bernie Wohl Center. (more...)

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