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Oscar Levant

 
Date Of Death:
August 14, 1972 (???)
Birth Place:
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Bio:
Oscar Levant was an American concert pianist, composer, music conductor, author, radio game show panelist, television talk show host, comedian and actor. (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: December 27, 1906
Date of Death: August 14, 1972 (65)

Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Bio:
Oscar Levant was an American concert pianist, composer, music conductor, author, radio game show panelist, television talk show host, comedian and actor. (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1927
Jerry Evans

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1939]
Conductor

Writing

Composer
Composer

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1927
Jerry Evans

Productions

Conductor

Writing
Composer
Composer

Oscar Levant Biography

Oscar Levant was an American concert pianist, composer, music conductor, author, radio game show panelist, television talk show host, comedian and actor.




Oscar Levant News

Sean Hayes Reveals GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR Will Come To Broadway Photo Sean Hayes Reveals GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR Will Come To Broadway
by Joshua Wright - Jun 7, 2022

On the latest episode of his podcast, Smartless, co-hosted by Jason Bateman and Will Arnett, Sean Hayes revealed that following a run at Chicago's Goodman Theatre - Good Night, Oscar will come to Broadway.

Zo√ę Van Tieghem Kicks Off Pride Month With New Show City Sounds At Birdland Theater Photo Zo√ę Van Tieghem Kicks Off Pride Month With New Show City Sounds At Birdland Theater
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2022

Fresh off a sold out appearances at historical gay venues, The Duplex and Don't Tell Mama, New York City-based cabaret singer/actor¬†Zo√ę Van Tieghem¬†kicks off Pride month with her Birdland debut. Van Tieghem, accompanied by Matt Baker on piano, Paul Goldfinger on bass and Adam Ray on drums, brings her unique flair to the cabaret genre.

GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR, MOULIN ROUGE, SIX, KING JAMES & More Lead Chicago's April Theater  Photo GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR, MOULIN ROUGE, SIX, KING JAMES & More Lead Chicago's April Theater Top 10
by BWW Staff - Apr 8, 2022

Chicago is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Coming up in April, we've got a ton of major Broadway hits, starry new works starring Sean Hayes, great shows for children, and more!

BWW Review: GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR at Goodman Theatre Photo BWW Review: GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR at Goodman Theatre
by Rachel Weinberg - Mar 22, 2022

Doug Wright’s GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR, now in its world premiere production at Goodman Theatre, is an engaging play that brings the story of one infamous night in the life of Oscar Levant to the stage. Read our critic's review.

Extension Announced for GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR Starring Sean Hayes Photo Extension Announced for GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR Starring Sean Hayes
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 21, 2022

Chicago loves Oscar Levant! Six performances have been added of the world premiere of Good Night, Oscar by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Doug Wright (War Paint, I Am My Own Wife), directed by Lisa Peterson.

Photo/Video: First Look at Sean Hayes, Ben Rappaport & More in GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR Photo Photo/Video: First Look at Sean Hayes, Ben Rappaport & More in GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2022

Over the course of a four-hour release from a mental ward, and in front of thousands on live TV, the irrepressible and witty Oscar Levant, played by Emmy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated actor Sean Hayes, lays bare the necessity of insanity in the making of brilliant work and the cost he is willing to pay to entertain the masses.

Photos: Sean Hayes, Ethan Slater and More Prep for GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR at Goodman Theat Photo Photos: Sean Hayes, Ethan Slater and More Prep for GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR at Goodman Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 18, 2022

This spring, the¬†nostalgia of 1950s late-night talk-shows takes the¬†stage¬†in the world premiere of¬†Good Night, Oscar‚ÄĒPulitzer Prize-winning playwright¬†Doug Wright‚Äôs¬†exploration of¬†the nexus of humor and heartbreak, the ever-dwindling distinction between exploitation and entertainment, and the high cost of baring one‚Äôs soul for public consumption.¬†

Broadway Press Agent Terry M. Lilly Has Passed Away
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2021

Association of Theatrical Press Agents & Managers  retired member Terry M. Lilly. Terry was a Press Agent on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and across the country, who came into membership in September of 1977. He passed away peacefully at home on November 24, 2021 after a long illness, surrounded by loved ones.

BWW Interview: Melissa Errico of MELISSA ERRICO SINGS HER NEW YORK at Feinstein's/54  Photo BWW Interview: Melissa Errico of MELISSA ERRICO SINGS HER NEW YORK at Feinstein's/54 Below October 16th
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 8, 2021

Melissa Errioc is home in New York and home at 54 Below, and the sold-out shows there are proof that she was missed.

30 Theatre Books for Your Summer Reading List Photo 30 Theatre Books for Your Summer Reading List
by Team BWW - Jul 4, 2021

There is no better time than summer to relax by the pool and curl up with a great book, and you're in luck, because this year, Broadway's best have put pen to paper to turn out theatre page-turners of every kind. From theatre biographies to theatre fiction; theatre books for kids to theatre history; check out our collection of 30 new Broadway books for every theatre lover's summer reading!

Oscar Levant Videos

Photo/Video: First Look at Sean Hayes, Ben Rappaport & More in GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR VideoPhoto/Video: First Look at Sean Hayes, Ben Rappaport & More in GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2022

Over the course of a four-hour release from a mental ward, and in front of thousands on live TV, the irrepressible and witty Oscar Levant, played by Emmy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated actor Sean Hayes, lays bare the necessity of insanity in the making of brilliant work and the cost he is willing to pay to entertain the masses.

BWW Exclusive: Conversations and Music with Michael Feinstein- The Music of Oscar Lev VideoBWW Exclusive: Conversations and Music with Michael Feinstein- The Music of Oscar Levant
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 7, 2020

Today, watch as he gives us a history lesson on the great Oscar Levant!


Oscar Levant Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Oscar Levant been in?
Oscar Levant has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Oscar Levant been in?
Oscar Levant has not appeared in the West End

How many shows has Oscar Levant written?
Oscar Levant has written 2 shows including Ripples (Composer), Out of the Bottle (Composer).