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Russell Bennett

Also Credited As: Robert Russell Bennett
 
Russell Bennett Headshot
Date Of Birth:
June 15, 1894
Date Of Death:
August 18, 1981 (87)
Birth Place:
Kansas City, KS, USA
 
Russell Bennett Headshot
Date of Birth: June 15, 1894
Date of Death: August 18, 1981 (87)

Birth Place: Kansas City, KS, USA

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 1958]
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[Broadway, 1957]
Orchestrator
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[Broadway, 1951]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1947]
Orchestrator
 
[US Tour, 1947]
Orchestrator
 
[West End, 1947]
Orchestrator
 
[West End, 1947]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1947]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1946]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1946]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1946]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1944]
Music Arranger
 
[Broadway, 1944]
Music Arrangements
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1944]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1943]
Music Arrangements
 
[Broadway, 1943]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1942]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1940]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1940]
Music Arranger
Music Arrangements
 
[Broadway, 1939]
Music Arranger
 
[Broadway, 1939]
Orchestrator
Music Arranger
 
[Broadway, 1936]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1936]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1935]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1935]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1935]
Orchestrator
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1935]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1935]
Orchestrations/Arrangements
 
[West End, 1935]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1934]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1934]
Music Arranger
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1934]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1934]
Music Arranger
Orchestrator
Orchestrations/Arrangements
 
[Broadway, 1934]
Orchestrator
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1933]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1933]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1933]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1933]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1932]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1932]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1932]
Orchestrator
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1932]
Orchestrator
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1932]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1931]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1926]
Music Arranger
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1925]
Music Arranger
Music Arrangements
 
[Broadway, 1922]
Orchestrator

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 1958]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1957]
Orchestrator

Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1951]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1947]
Orchestrator

[US Tour, 1947]
Orchestrator

[West End, 1947]
Orchestrator

[West End, 1947]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1947]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1946]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1946]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1946]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1944]
Music Arranger

[Broadway, 1944]
Music Arrangements

Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1944]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1943]
Music Arrangements

[Broadway, 1943]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1942]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1940]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1940]
Music Arranger

Music Arrangements

[Broadway, 1939]
Music Arranger

[Broadway, 1939]
Orchestrator

Music Arranger

[Broadway, 1936]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1936]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1935]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1935]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1935]
Orchestrator

Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1935]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1935]
Orchestrations/Arrangements

[West End, 1935]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1934]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1934]
Music Arranger

Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1934]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1934]
Music Arranger

Orchestrator

Orchestrations/Arrangements

[Broadway, 1934]
Orchestrator

Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1933]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1933]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1933]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1933]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1932]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1932]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1932]
Orchestrator

Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1932]
Orchestrator

Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1932]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1931]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1926]
Music Arranger

Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1925]
Music Arranger

Music Arrangements

[Broadway, 1922]
Orchestrator






Russell Bennett News

Photos: First Look at SOUTH PACIFIC, Starring Gina Beck Photo Photos: First Look at SOUTH PACIFIC, Starring Gina Beck
by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2022

New production images have been released for the UK and Ireland tour of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s SOUTH PACIFIC, ahead of its London run at Sadler’s Wells. Check out the photos here!

Photos: Inside Rehearsals For SOUTH PACIFIC at Manchester Opera House Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsals For SOUTH PACIFIC at Manchester Opera House
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2022

All new photos have been released from rehearsals for Rodgers & Hammerstein’s SOUTH PACIFIC. Check them out here!

VIDEO: The Cast of SOUTH PACIFIC Sings a Medley at The Ivy Photo VIDEO: The Cast of SOUTH PACIFIC Sings a Medley at The Ivy
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 5, 2022

A brand-new video has been released of some of the cast of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s SOUTH PACIFIC singing a special medley at The Ivy.

MY FAIR LADY Now Playing at the Cadillac Palace Theatre Photo MY FAIR LADY Now Playing at the Cadillac Palace Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022

Broadway In Chicago has announced the North American tour of Lincoln Center Theater’s critically acclaimed production of Lerner & Loewe’s MY FAIR LADY is now playing at Broadway In Chicago’s Cadillac Palace Theatre for a limited engagement only through July 10, 2022.

Full Cast Announced for SOUTH PACIFIC Starring Julian Ovenden, Gina Beck, Rob Houchen Photo Full Cast Announced for SOUTH PACIFIC Starring Julian Ovenden, Gina Beck, Rob Houchen & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022

The full cast has been announced for the Sadler’s Wells season and UK and Ireland Tour of the Chichester Festival Theatre production of RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN’S SOUTH PACIFIC.

Jam Orchestra and Blank Theatre Company Present 'Marvelous Moments: The Music Of Step Photo Jam Orchestra and Blank Theatre Company Present 'Marvelous Moments: The Music Of Stephen Sondheim'
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022

Blank Theatre Company has paired with the JAM Orchestra to continue their season fundraising efforts. They will jointly present 'Marvelous Moments: the Music of Stephen Sondheim'. Proceeds from this event will go towards supporting Blank's upcoming production of 'The Wild Party' and JAM Orchestra's upcoming season.

MY FAIR LADY to Play Detroit Opera House This July Photo MY FAIR LADY to Play Detroit Opera House This July
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

The North American tour of Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Lerner & Loewe’s MY FAIR LADY, directed by Bartlett Sher, will play the Detroit Opera House, July 12-24, 2022.

MY FAIR LADY Announced At The Orpheum, Tickets On Sale Friday Photo MY FAIR LADY Announced At The Orpheum, Tickets On Sale Friday
by A.A. Cristi - May 3, 2022

The Orpheum Theatre Group has announced that tickets for Lincoln Center Theater's critically acclaimed production of Lerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY will go on sale Friday, May 6 at 10am.

MY FAIR LADY National Tour is Coming to Proctors Photo MY FAIR LADY National Tour is Coming to Proctors
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022

Proctors will welcome the North American tour of Lincoln Center Theater’s critically acclaimed production of Lerner & Loewe’s MY FAIR LADY, directed by Bartlett Sher, at Proctors Tuesday, May 17 to Sunday, May 22, 2022.

Lerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY to Play PPAC This May Photo Lerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY to Play PPAC This May
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022

The Providence Performing Arts Center will present the North American tour of Lincoln Center Theater’s critically acclaimed production of Lerner & Loewe’s MY FAIR LADY at PPAC as part of the Taco/The White Family Foundation Broadway Series.

Russell Bennett Videos

VIDEO: The Cast of SOUTH PACIFIC Sings a Medley at The Ivy VideoVIDEO: The Cast of SOUTH PACIFIC Sings a Medley at The Ivy
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 5, 2022

A brand-new video has been released of some of the cast of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s SOUTH PACIFIC singing a special medley at The Ivy.

PHOTO/VIDEO: Get A First Look At Shereen Ahmed, Laird Mackintosh & More In MY FAIR LA VideoPHOTO/VIDEO: Get A First Look At Shereen Ahmed, Laird Mackintosh & More In MY FAIR LADY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 18, 2019

The North American tour of Lincoln Center Theater's critically-acclaimed production of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady will open tomorrow, Thursday, December 19, at The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production! Check out all new photos and video!

TBT: Kelli O'Hara Opens SOUTH PACIFIC On Broadway! VideoTBT: Kelli O'Hara Opens SOUTH PACIFIC On Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 27, 2019

This Sunday, Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara and the cast of Roundabout Theatre Company's Kiss Me, Kate take their final bow at Studio 54. To celebrate the show's run that's been too darn hot, we're throwing it back to Kelli O'Hara's opening night in the 2008 Broadway revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific alongside Paulo Szot, Danny Burstein, and more. Get a blast from the past by checking out the video!

VIDEO: On This Day, April 3- Kelli O'Hara Stars In A Broadway Revival of SOUTH PACIFI VideoVIDEO: On This Day, April 3- Kelli O'Hara Stars In A Broadway Revival of SOUTH PACIFIC
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 3, 2019

On this day in 2008, Lincoln Center Theater's lavish new production of Richard Rodgers& Oscar Hammerstein's prize-winning musical SOUTH PACIFIC, directed by Bartlett Sher, opened at the Vivian Beaumont Theater.

VIDEO: On This Day, April 3- Kelli O'Hara and Paulo Szot Star In SOUTH PACIFIC at Lin VideoVIDEO: On This Day, April 3- Kelli O'Hara and Paulo Szot Star In SOUTH PACIFIC at Lincoln Center
by Stage Tube - Apr 3, 2018

On this day in 2008, Lincoln Center Theater's lavish new production of Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein's prize-winning musical SOUTH PACIFIC, directed by Bartlett Sher, opened at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. 

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/8/16- CAMELOT
by Stage Tube - Jul 8, 2016

Today in 1980, the first Broadway revival of Camelot opened at the New York State Theatre, where it ran for 56 performances. Camelot is a musical by Alan Jay Lerner (book and lyrics) and Frederick Loewe (music). It is based on the King Arthur legend as adapted from the T. H. White tetralogy novel The Once and Future King. The original 1960 production, directed by Moss Hart and orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett and Philip J. Lang, ran on Broadway for 873 performances, winning four Tony Awards and spawning several revivals, foreign productions and a 1967 film version. The 1980 cast starred Richard Burton, Christine Ebersole, and Richard Muenz.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/21/16- CAMELOT
by Stage Tube - Jun 21, 2016

Today in 1993, the second Broadway revival of Camelot opened at the George Gershwin Theatre, where it ran for 56 performances. Camelot is a musical by Alan Jay Lerner (book and lyrics) and Frederick Loewe (music). It is based on the King Arthur legend as adapted from the T. H. White tetralogy novel The Once and Future King. The original 1960 production, directed by Moss Hart and orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett and Philip J. Lang, ran on Broadway for 873 performances, winning four Tony Awards and spawning several revivals, foreign productions and a 1967 film version. The 1993 cast starred Robert Goulet, Steve Blanchard, and Patricia Kies.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 11/3/15- CAMELOT
by Stage Tube - Nov 3, 2015

Today in 1960, Camelot opened at the Majestic Theatre, where it ran for 873 performances. Camelot is a musical by Alan Jay Lerner (book and lyrics) and Frederick Loewe (music). It is based on the King Arthur legend as adapted from the T. H. White tetralogy novel The Once and Future King. The original 1960 production, directed by Moss Hart and orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett and Philip J. Lang, won four Tony Awards and spawned several revivals, foreign productions and a 1967 film version.

STAGE TUBE: Norm Lewis Sings 'Ol' Man River' from SHOW BOAT on Tonight's LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2015

The New York Philharmonic presentation of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's SHOW BOAT in concert, airs on PBS October 1th at 9:00pm, check your local listings. Don't miss Kern and Hammerstein II's groundbreaking musical about the lives, loves and heartbreaks of three generations of show folk on the Mississippi River. Check out Tony-nominee Norm Lewis singing the iconic 'Ol' Man River

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/8/15- CAMELOT
by Stage Tube - Jul 8, 2015

Today in 1980, the first Broadway revival of Camelot opened at the New York State Theatre, where it ran for 56 performances. Camelot is a musical by Alan Jay Lerner (book and lyrics) and Frederick Loewe (music). It is based on the King Arthur legend as adapted from the T. H. White tetralogy novel The Once and Future King. The original 1960 production, directed by Moss Hart and orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett and Philip J. Lang, ran on Broadway for 873 performances, winning four Tony Awards and spawning several revivals, foreign productions and a 1967 film version. The 1980 cast starred Richard Burton, Christine Ebersole, and Richard Muenz.