George Gershwin News

Date of Birth: September 26, 1898
Date of Death: July 11, 1937 (38)
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
Gender: Male
Bryce Pinkham, Phillipa Soo, and Elizabeth Stanley-Led OF THEE I SING Headlines MasterVoices' 2017-18 SeasonBryce Pinkham, Phillipa Soo, and Elizabeth Stanley-Led OF THEE I SING Headlines MasterVoices' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

MasterVoices - dedicated to the art of musical storytelling and celebrating the power of the human voice - announces its 2017-18 season. (more...)

BWW Previews: CINCINNATI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES 2017 - 2018 SEASON IN RESTORED MUSIC HALLBWW Previews: CINCINNATI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES 2017 - 2018 SEASON IN RESTORED MUSIC HALL
by Laura A. Hobson - Aug 16, 2017

In a restored Music Hall, built by Samuel Hannaford in 1878, with renovations amounting to $135 million, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra announce the 2017 - 2018 season with several world premieres and an appearance by Audra McDonald. (more...)

KT Sullivan, James Gavin, Klea Blackhurst and More on Tap for 28th Annual Cabaret ConventionKT Sullivan, James Gavin, Klea Blackhurst and More on Tap for 28th Annual Cabaret Convention
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

With its unique combination of the best of past and present popular song, the annual Cabaret Convention stands as a pivotal, highly-anticipated highlight of New York City's autumn music season. (more...)

BWW Review: AN EVENING WITH GEORGE GERHSWIN at Musical Theater HeritageBWW Review: AN EVENING WITH GEORGE GERHSWIN at Musical Theater Heritage
by Alan Portner - Aug 14, 2017

Well performed but a little academic and study in how styles have changed (more...)

Beth Leavel and Chad Kimball with Frank DiLella and More Coming Up at BirdlandBeth Leavel and Chad Kimball with Frank DiLella and More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for August 21-August 27, featuring Benny Green Trio, Lorin Cohen, Michelle Lordi, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Photo Flash: MTH Theater at Crown Center Presents AN EVENING WITH GEORGE GERSHWINPhoto Flash: MTH Theater at Crown Center Presents AN EVENING WITH GEORGE GERSHWIN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

The MTH Theater at Crown Center has announced casting for AN EVENING WITH GEORGE GERSHWIN, its third Main stage production of the season. (more...)

Lynn University Announces 2018 SeasonLynn University Announces 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Lynn University and Jan McArt, producer and director of theatre arts program development, today announced that the popular Mabel Mercer Foundation's Cabaret at Lincoln Center comes to Live at Lynn series will return Jan. 17. Five of Manhattan's leading cabaret shows will be presented Wednesday nights in Lynn's Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall. Season tickets are available at $150, with individual concert tickets only $40. (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at the Orpheum On Sale 8/25AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at the Orpheum On Sale 8/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards, will play the Orpheum Theatre for a one-week engagement October 24-29, 2017. (more...)

Legendary Barbara Cook Has Passed Away at 89Legendary Barbara Cook Has Passed Away at 89
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Barbara Cook has passed away at 89. This is an enormous loss for Broadway, the golden age of television and the music world. According to her son, Adam LeGrant, the cause was respiratory failure. (more...)


by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Aug 8, 2017

El concierto sera un homenaje al compositor americano en el que se fusionara la musica y el baile en un espectaculo vibrante y tendra lugar en febrero de 2018. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

London's Dominion Theatre, home to Christopher Wheeldon's stunning reinvention of the Oscar winning Hollywood musical An American in Paris, has completed a £6 million restoration and unveils a brand new double-sided LED screen on Tottenham Court Road, the largest and highest resolution projecting screen on the exterior of a West End theatre.                                                (more...)

Peter & Will Anderson Present a Fabulous SONGBOOK SUMMIT at 59E59 TheatersPeter & Will Anderson Present a Fabulous SONGBOOK SUMMIT at 59E59 Theaters
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 6, 2017

Peter and Will Anderson, the brilliant musicians known as The Anderson Twins, have produced and created Songbook Summit at 59E59 Theaters with presentations that celebrate great American Songbook composers during the month of August. (more...)

Connecticut Theater's Top Picks for August 2017Connecticut Theater's Top Picks for August 2017
by Lauren Yarger - Aug 5, 2017

Connecticut Theater's Top Picks for August 2017 (more...)

Michael Feinstein to Swing to Gershwin Alongside Pasadena POPSMichael Feinstein to Swing to Gershwin Alongside Pasadena POPS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS jazz up the Los Angeles County Arboretum stage with an evening devoted to one of America's most beloved musical icons for Gershwin & Friends on Saturday, August 19th. No one is better equipped to honor the Jazz-Age stylings of Gershwin than Principal Pops Conductor Michael Feinstein, who got his start as Ira Gershwin's archivist. (more...)

Birdland presents The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra and More Week of 8/14Birdland presents The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra and More Week of 8/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Way-nee Dee & the Band's New Album 'Still My Nature'  Out TodayWay-nee Dee & the Band's New Album 'Still My Nature' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

This is a follow-up album from Way-nee Dee, titled “Still My Nature”, accompanied by the “Never Too Late” band. T (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 2nd, 2017: REALLY ROSIE at Encores! Off-Center and More!BWW Morning Brief August 2nd, 2017: REALLY ROSIE at Encores! Off-Center and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 2, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: REALLY ROSIE begins at Encores! Off-Center and more! (more...)

American Composers Orchestra Announces 2017-2018 Season - DREAMSCAPESAmerican Composers Orchestra Announces 2017-2018 Season - DREAMSCAPES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

American Composers Orchestra (ACO) announces its complete 2017-2018 season, Dreamscapes, under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel, Music Director George Manahan, and President Edward Yim, featuring ten world, U.S., and New York premieres by a diverse set of composers. ACO continues its concerts at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall (December 8, 2017 and April 6, 2018) while expanding its presence in New York to include performances at Jazz at Lincoln Center (November 7, 2017) and as part of the 2018 PROTOTYPE Festival (January 12-14, 2018). ACO continues to take its commitment to fostering new work beyond the stage in its annual Underwood New Music Readings (June 21 and 22, 2018) for emerging composers, now in its 27th year, and through EarShot, the National Orchestra Composition Discovery Network, which brings the Readings experience to orchestras across the country. (more...)

Jeffrey Siegel to Celebrate Leonard Bernstein's 100th Birthday with KEYBOARD CONVERSATIONS at Harris CenterJeffrey Siegel to Celebrate Leonard Bernstein's 100th Birthday with KEYBOARD CONVERSATIONS at Harris Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Internationally acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel brings power and passion to his celebrated Keyboard Conversations-returning to Folsom for his seventh season. Mr. Siegel will celebrate the maestro's 100th birthday on August 26. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/29/2017
by - Jul 29, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 7/29/2017. (more...)

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