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James A. Michener

 
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Date of Birth: February 03, 1907
Date of Death: October 16, 1997 (90)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
 

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Nathan Gunn & Ann Harada Join New Philharmonic For Broadway In Concert: SOUTH PACIFIC Photo Nathan Gunn & Ann Harada Join New Philharmonic For Broadway In Concert: SOUTH PACIFIC, April 15-16
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 8, 2023

New Philharmonic, the professional orchestra in residence at the McAninch Arts Center, closes out its 2022-2023 season with Broadway in Concert: ‚ÄúSouth Pacific‚ÄĚ 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 15 and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 16. Set on a South Pacific Island during WWII, this important and influential musical weaves the themes of romance, duty and prejudice to create a story that is funny, heartbreaking and thought-provoking.

Trinity Rep Stages New Play THE INFERIOR SEX Photo Trinity Rep Stages New Play THE INFERIOR SEX
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 22, 2023

Trinity Repertory Company‚ÄĮcontinues its¬†2022-23 Season¬†with¬†the new production¬†The Inferior Sex¬†by¬†Jacqueline E. Lawton, directed by¬†Tatyana-Marie Carlo.¬†The Inferior Sex¬†runs at Trinity Rep in the Dowling Theater from¬†March 16 through April 16, 2023.

Bryn Boice Directs The Boston Premiere Of George Brant's INTO THE BREECHES! Presented Photo Bryn Boice Directs The Boston Premiere Of George Brant's INTO THE BREECHES! Presented By Hub Theatre Company Of Boston
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 9, 2022

Hub Theatre Company of Boston will close its 10th season with the Boston premiere of award-winning playwright George Brant's Into The Breeches!.  

FRIGID New York Will Present 14th Annual The Fire This Time Festival in January 2023 Photo FRIGID New York Will Present 14th Annual The Fire This Time Festival in January 2023
by Stephi Wild - Nov 7, 2022

FRIGID New York will present the 14th Annual The Fire This Time Festival at The Kraine Theater (85 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003), January 16-29, 2023. 

Bryn Boice Directs The Boston Premiere Of George Brant's INTO THE BREECHES! Presented Photo Bryn Boice Directs The Boston Premiere Of George Brant's INTO THE BREECHES! Presented By Hub Theatre Company Of Boston
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 1, 2022

Hub Theatre Company of Boston will close its 10th season with the Boston premiere of award-winning playwright George Brant's Into The Breeches!.  

Berkeley Repertory Theatre's The Ground Floor to Celebrate 10th Anniversary With Upco Photo Berkeley Repertory Theatre's The Ground Floor to Celebrate 10th Anniversary With Upcoming Residency Lab
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2022

Berkeley Repertory Theatre’s Artistic Director Johanna Pfaelzer and Director of the Ground Floor Madeleine Oldham announced the Residency Lab participants and the return to full capacity of the Residency Lab portion of The Ground Floor: Berkeley Rep’s Center for the Creation and Development of New Work.

Bryn Boice Directs The Boston Premiere Of George Brant's INTO THE BREECHES! Photo Bryn Boice Directs The Boston Premiere Of George Brant's INTO THE BREECHES!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2022

Hub Theatre Company of Boston will close its 10th season with the Boston premiere of award-winning playwright George Brant's Into The Breeches!.

Rattlestick Theater Announces May Treuhaft-Ali and Minghao Tu as Van Lier Fellows Photo Rattlestick Theater Announces May Treuhaft-Ali and Minghao Tu as Van Lier Fellows
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

May Treuhaft-Ali and Minghao Tu will join Rattlestick as Van Lier New Voices Fellows, a program that has been recently rehomed from the Lark Play Development Center.

How Many Musicals Have Won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama? See the List Here! Photo How Many Musicals Have Won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama? See the List Here!
by BWW Features - Apr 30, 2022

Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop, the most recent musical to take home the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, has just opened on Broadway! Only 10 musicals in history have been honored with the coveted award and we've got the full list.

10 libros convertidos en musicales Photo 10 libros convertidos en musicales
by Elena Díaz-Guerra - Apr 22, 2022

Os traemos este especial para celebrar que ma√Īana, 23 de abril, es el D√≠a del Libro.

James A. Michener Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At La Mirada's SOUTH PACIFIC Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At La Mirada's SOUTH PACIFIC

by Alan Henry - Apr 27, 2018

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT present the fourth show of its 2017-2018 season (and the 40th anniversary of the iconic theatre) with SOUTH PACIFIC, book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan (adapted from the Pulitzer Prize winning novel 'Tales of the South Pacific' by James A. Michener), music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, with musical direction by Brent Crayon, choreography by Peggy Hickey and directed by Glenn Casale. SOUTH PACIFIC will preview on Friday, April 20, 2018 (with a press opening on Saturday, April 21 at 8pm) and run through Sunday, May 13, 2018 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production! Check out the video below!

VIDEO: Watch Rare Footage of SOUTH PACIFIC's 'You've Got to Be  Taught' Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Rare Footage of SOUTH PACIFIC's 'You've Got to Be Taught'

by Caryn Robbins - Jan 15, 2018

In honor of today's Martin Luther King Day, BWW brings you rare footage of Oscar Hammerstein, setting the mood for 'Brotherhood Week,' an annual event created by the National Conference for Christians and Jews in 1934.

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes - SOUTH PACIFIC at Delaware Theatre Company
by Stage Tube - Mar 29, 2013

Timeless. Enchanting. Impactful. These three words clearly describe the classic musical SOUTH PACIFIC, coming to the DTC stage April 10th through May 5th. From the hauntingly beautiful first three notes of 'Bali Hai' to the romance of 'Some Enchanted Evening,' it's no surprise that this Rodgers & Hammerstein favorite is one of the greatest Broadway musicals of all time. Click below to go behind the scenes with the DTC cast and creative team of SOUTH PACIFIC!


James A. Michener Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has James A. Michener written?
James A. Michener has written 1 shows including South Pacific (Source Material).