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The Wick Theatre Presents MILK AND HONEY Starring Avi Hoffman

The Wick Theatre's Season Nine opener is five-time Tony Award-nominated Milk and Honey, a sweet and inspirational musical full of romance and comedy. The Wick's lively version stars New York Drama Desk Award-nominated actor and producer Avi Hoffman, who is renowned for his acclaimed performances that celebrate his Jewish heritage.

BWW Review: The Musical Theater Project and Jewish Federation put the spotlight on Israeli's 70thanniversary with “Milk and Honey”

Many know Cantor Kathy Wolfe Sebo as a superlative cantor. Few know, however, that she didn't start out to make the religious life her career.

Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Hosts 17 Musical Performances In March And April

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today invited the public to attend 17 musical performances during March and April 2018, including the collaborative production of Jerry Herman's Milk and Honey in recognition of the 70th anniversary of the birth of Israel.

Photo Coverage: Inside HEY, LOOK ME OVER!'s Closing Night Cast Party

Hey, Look Me Over! Closed yesterday, February 11 at Encores! Check out photos from the show's closing cast party below!

Photo Coverage: HEY, LOOK ME OVER! Takes its Final Bows

Hey, Look Me Over! (Feb 7 - 11) kicked off Encores! season. This is an original production from the Tony- honored series responsible for bringing classic American musicals back to life since 1994. To celebrate Encores! at 25, Viertel and Encores! Music Director Rob Berman created Hey, Look Me Over!---a collection of opening numbers, grand finales, and other excerpts from beloved shows that have not yet found a berth on the City Center stage. They include: All American, George M!, Greenwillow, Jamaica, Mack & Mabel, Milk and Honey, Sail Away, and Wildcat.

Photo Flash: First Look at the First Show of the Encores! Season, HEY, LOOK ME OVER!

Kicking off the Encores! season is Hey, Look Me Over! (Feb 7 - 11), an original production from the Tony- honored series responsible for bringing classic American musicals back to life since 1994. To celebrate Encores! at 25, Viertel and Encores! Music Director Rob Berman created Hey, Look Me Over!---a collection of opening numbers, grand finales, and other excerpts from beloved shows that have not yet found a berth on the City Center stage. They include: All American, George M!, Greenwillow, Jamaica, Mack & Mabel, Milk and Honey, Sail Away, and Wildcat.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Bebe Neuwirth, Carolee Carmello, Vanessa Williams & More in the Encores! HEY, LOOK ME OVER!

Kicking off the Encores! season is Hey, Look Me Over! (Feb 7 - 11), an original production from the Tony- honored series responsible for bringing classic American musicals back to life since 1994. To celebrate Encores! at 25, Viertel and Encores! Music Director Rob Berman created Hey, Look Me Over!---a collection of opening numbers, grand finales, and other excerpts from beloved shows that have not yet found a berth on the City Center stage. They include: All American, George M!, Greenwillow, Jamaica, Mack & Mabel, Milk and Honey, Sail Away, and Wildcat.

BWW TV: Vanessa Williams & Company Push De Button in Rehearsals for Encores! HEY, LOOK ME OVER!

Check out a sneak peek of Vanessa Williams and company in rehearsal for 'Push De Button,' originally from Jamaica. 

BWW TV: Hey, Look This Over! Vanessa Williams, Carolee Carmello, Bebe Neuwirth & More Get Ready to Kick Off the Encores! Season

Kicking off the Encores! season is Hey, Look Me Over! (Feb 7 - 11), an original production from the Tony- honored series responsible for bringing classic American musicals back to life since 1994. To celebrate Encores! at 25, Viertel and Encores! Music Director Rob Berman created Hey, Look Me Over!---a collection of opening numbers, grand finales, and other excerpts from beloved shows that have not yet found a berth on the City Center stage. They include: All American, George M!, Greenwillow, Jamaica, Mack & Mabel, Milk and Honey, Sail Away, and Wildcat.

BWW TV: Watch a Sneak Peek of Carolee Carmello in Encores! HEY, LOOK ME OVER!

Kicking off the Encores! season is Hey, Look Me Over! (Feb 7 - 11), an original production from the Tony- honored series responsible for bringing classic American musicals back to life since 1994. To celebrate Encores! at 25, Viertel and Encores! Music Director Rob Berman created Hey, Look Me Over!---a collection of opening numbers, grand finales, and other excerpts from beloved shows that have not yet found a berth on the City Center stage. They include: All American, George M!, Greenwillow, Jamaica, Mack & Mabel, Milk and Honey, Sail Away, and Wildcat.

Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Hosts 15 Musical Performances in February And March

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today invited the public to attend 15 musical performances during February and March 2018.

Photo Flash: Encores! Kicks Off Its 25th Season- Go Inside Rehearsals for HEY, LOOK ME OVER!

Kicking off the Encores! season is  Hey, Look Me Over! (Feb 7 - 11), an original production from the Tony- honored series responsible for bringing classic American musicals back to life since 1994. To celebrate Encores! at 25, Viertel and Encores! Music Director Rob Berman created Hey, Look Me Over!---a collection of opening numbers, grand finales, and other excerpts from beloved shows that have not yet found a berth on the City Center stage. They include: All American, George M!, Greenwillow, Jamaica, Mack & Mabel, Milk and Honey, Sail Away, and Wildcat.

Marc Kudisch, Bebe Neuwirth, Nancy Opel, Carolee Carmello, Vanessa Williams and More Tapped for HEY, LOOK ME OVER! at Encores!

Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel today announced additional details and casting for Hey, Look Me Over! (Feb 7 - 11), the Encores! original production which opens the 25th season of the beloved, Tony- honored series responsible for bringing classic American musicals back to life since 1994.

Lynn University's 2017�"18 CLASSICAL CONCERT SEASON Announced

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today announced the 2017-18 concert season.

Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Announces 2017-18 Classical Concert Season

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today announced the 2017-18 concert season.

Cast Announced for York Theatre Company's BERLIN TO BROADWAY WITH KURT WEILL: A MUSICAL VOYAGE

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, has announced the cast of the 1972 musical Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill: A Musical Voyage, music by Kurt Weill - text and format by Gene Lerner, lyrics by Maxwell Anderson, Marc Blitzstein, Bertolt Brecht, Jacques Deval, Michael Feingold, Ira Gershwin, Paul Green, Langston Hughes, Alan Jay Lerner, Ogden Nash, George Tabori, and Arnold Weinstein - the second of three shows in the Winter 2017 Musicals in Mufti Series.

BWW Review: Jerry Herman's MILK AND HONEY Gets A Spirited Concert Staging at The York

When Jerry Herman was pegged by producer Gerard Oestreicher to write the score for a Broadway musical set in the fledgling State of Israel, he was a 28-year-old composer/lyricist mostly known for writing clever lyrics and snazzy tunes for Greenwich Village topical reviews like NIGHTCAP and PARADE. But now, instead of writing for hip, downtown performers like Charles Nelson Reilly and Dody Goodman, he'd be penning a romantic score for opera stars Mimi Benzell and Robert Weede, with special comic relief material for Yiddish Theatre legend Molly Picon.

Cast Announced for York Theatre Company's BERLIN TO BROADWAY WITH KURT WEILL: A MUSICAL VOYAGE

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, has announced the cast of the 1972 musical Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill: A Musical Voyage, music by Kurt Weill - text and format by Gene Lerner, lyrics by Maxwell Anderson, Marc Blitzstein, Bertolt Brecht, Jacques Deval, Michael Feingold, Ira Gershwin, Paul Green, Langston Hughes, Alan Jay Lerner, Ogden Nash, George Tabori, and Arnold Weinstein - the second of three shows in the Winter 2017 Musicals in Mufti Series.

Photo Coverage: Musicals in Mufti Series Presents MILK AND HONEY

Launching the Winter 2017 Musical in Mufti series is Milk and Honey, book by Don Appell, music and lyrics by Jerry Herman.  Marking the Broadway debut of the incomparable Jerry Herman, Milk and Honey centers on the romance between two Americans in Israel-a lonely widow on tour and an unhappily married man visiting his daughter.

First Look: Shalom! Shalom! Jerry Herman's Lost Classic MILK AND HONEY Launches York Theatre Co's Mufti Series

Shalom!  Shalom!  The York Theatre Company presents the first of three shows in the Winter 2017 Musicals in Mufti Series:  the 1961 musical Milk and Honey, with book by Don Appell, and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman.  Performances beganJanuary 28, 2017 for 11-performances only through February 5, 2017 at the York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue).  Openign Night is January 29, 2017.

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Don Appell has written 4 shows including This, Too, Shall Pass (Playwright), Lullaby (Playwright), Milk and Honey (Bookwriter), A Girl Could Get Lucky (Playwright).

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