Date of Birth: January 30, 1928 (90)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
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Vineyard's THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE to Feature Tony Yazbeck, Irina Dvorovenko, and MoreVineyard's THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE to Feature Tony Yazbeck, Irina Dvorovenko, and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Irina Dvorovenko ('The Americans'), a former American Ballet Theatre principal dancer, Tony Award nominees Tony Yazbeck (ON THE TOWN, FINDING NEVERLAND) and Peter Friedman (RAGTIME, The Vineyard's THE SLUG BEARERS OF KAYROL ISLAND...), and Teagle F. Bourgere (THE CRUCIBLE, A RAISIN IN THE SUN) will be featured in the world premiere of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE, an original work fusing dance, drama and music by legendary composer and four-time Tony Award winner John Kander (CABARET, CHICAGO), Tony Award nominee playwright David Thompson (STEEL PIER; FLORA, THE RED MENACE), and five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (THE PRODUCERS, CONTACT). Performances will begin May 4, 2018 with opening night set for May 23. Kander, Thompson, and Stroman previously collaborated at The Vineyard on THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS. (more...)

Stage Door Theatre Presents NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET ITStage Door Theatre Presents NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT
by Carol Kassie - Feb 14, 2018

Bootleggers and 'business men', duchesses and dancers, and senators and 'servants' will populate Stage Door's Theatre 1 when Nice Work If You Can Get It opens on March 2nd. The production will run through April 15th. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

The Fort Lauderdale Gay Men's Chorus (FTLGMC) will present 'Our Time With Sondheim,' an inspiring evening of music from Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim, with special guest performances by Broadway and opera superstars Lisa Vroman and Martha Bartz. Performances will be held at All Saints Episcopal Church located at 333 Tarpon Drive in Fort Lauderdale on Friday, March 16 at 8 pm and Sunday, March 18 at 4 pm. (more...)

Broadway & Opera Superstars Join Forces With Ft. Lauderdale Gay Men's Chorus For Sondheim TributeBroadway & Opera Superstars Join Forces With Ft. Lauderdale Gay Men's Chorus For Sondheim Tribute
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

The Fort Lauderdale Gay Men's Chorus (FTLGMC) will present 'Our Time With Sondheim,' an inspiring evening of music from Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim, with special guest performances by Broadway and opera superstars Lisa Vroman and Martha Bartz. Performances will be held at All Saints Episcopal Church located at 333 Tarpon Drive in Fort Lauderdale on Friday, March 16 at 8 pm and Sunday, March 18 at 4 pm. (more...)

Video: On This Day, January 30: Happy Birthday, Hal Prince!Video: On This Day, January 30: Happy Birthday, Hal Prince!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 30, 2018

Today we celebrate Broadway legend, Hal Prince, who is celebrating his 90th birthday! (more...)

Hal's Greatest Hits! PRINCE OF BROADWAY Original Broadway Cast Recording to Be Released 4/20Hal's Greatest Hits! PRINCE OF BROADWAY Original Broadway Cast Recording to Be Released 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

Ghostlight Records celebrates Hal Prince's historic 90th Birthday today with the announcement that the label will release PRINCE OF BROADWAY Original Broadway Cast Recording in physical, digital and streaming formats on Friday, April 20. (more...)

Hal Prince and HAMILTON's Jeffrey Seller Will Talk Storytelling, Directing and Producing Broadway Hits on New Sirius XM SeriesHal Prince and HAMILTON's Jeffrey Seller Will Talk Storytelling, Directing and Producing Broadway Hits on New Sirius XM Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

SiriusXM announced today a new limited-run series, The Hal Prince Talks, featuring conversations with Tony Award winners Harold (Hal) Prince and Hamilton producer Jeffrey Seller.  This 3-part series launches today, January 30, at Noon ET.    (more...)

BWW CLOSE UP: Harold PrinceBWW CLOSE UP: Harold Prince
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Jan 30, 2018

Tal dia como hoy hace 90 anyos nacia Harold (Hal) Prince, uno de los productores y directores mas prolificos e importantes de todo el siglo XX, y con el una nueva manera de entender el musical. (more...)

Book Event Panel Discussion On 'The Art Of Creativity' Comes to The Lambs, 3/12Book Event Panel Discussion On 'The Art Of Creativity' Comes to The Lambs, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

The Unique Panel Discussion will celebrate a new book by Ronald Rand, "CREATE! How Extraordinary Artists Live to Create and Create to Live" at the historical theatrical club, The Lambs 3 West 51st Street, New York City, Monday, March 12th, 2018, 7:00-8:00pm. There is no charge for the Event. Seating is limited - reservations are necessary at: (212) 586-0306 or RSVP@The-Lambs.org      (more...)

Omaha Playhouse Presents PARADEOmaha Playhouse Presents PARADE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

Parade, the true story of a Jewish man wrongfully accused of murdering a young girl in a small Southern town, will run at the Omaha Community Playhouse February 9 - March 11, 2018 in the Howard Drew Theatre. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief January 26th, 2018: BroadwayCon Kicks off Today, and More!BWW Morning Brief January 26th, 2018: BroadwayCon Kicks off Today, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 26, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: the 3rd annual BroadwayCon kicks off today at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet For THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's 30th Anniversary CelebrationPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet For THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's 30th Anniversary Celebration
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 25, 2018

The longest-running show in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, directed by Harold Prince, celebrated its 30th Anniversary last night, January 24, 2018. This unprecedented milestone is a feat achieved by no other Broadway show. Check out photos below from the red carpet at the iconic event! (more...)

Join the Masquerade! Watch As Broadway Celebrates 30 Years of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERAJoin the Masquerade! Watch As Broadway Celebrates 30 Years of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

Tonight's the night! The longest-running show in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, directed by Harold Prince, celebrates its 30th Anniversary tonight, January 24, 2018. This unprecedented milestone is a feat achieved by no other Broadway show. (more...)

BWW TV: He's There! Celebrate 30 Years of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA with Phantoms and Christines GaloreBWW TV: He's There! Celebrate 30 Years of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA with Phantoms and Christines Galore
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

The beauty of a long-running Broadway show is being able to see an iconic role portrayed by more than just one star. In a recent edition of our SHOWTUNE SHUFFLE series, watch as three Phantoms seduce four Christines into their lairs from start to finish. Click below to watch Ali Ewoldt, Julia Udine, Mary Michael Patterson, Samantha Hill, Laird Mackintosh, Jeremy Stolle and Peter Joback trade off the melody and strut all over the Bryant Park stage! (more...)

Exclusive: Catching up with the Original Phantom, Michael Crawford as THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Turns 30 on BroadwayExclusive: Catching up with the Original Phantom, Michael Crawford as THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Turns 30 on Broadway
by Robert Diamond - Jan 24, 2018

To celebrate this amazing milestone, we checked in by phone with Michael Crawford, from New Zealand. As many know, along with a long career creating numerous roles, the star also inspired the creation of this very web site. After I saw the production myself in 1994, my father said 'If you thought that was great, you need to hear the original...' And, the rest is BroadwayWorld history. (more...)

New York City Opera Presents ANNA CATERINA ANTONACCI In ConcertNew York City Opera Presents ANNA CATERINA ANTONACCI In Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

New York City Opera will present the celebrated Italian soprano Anna Caterina Antonacci in her highly anticipated return to New York on Tuesday, February 20 at 7:30 p.m. Due to popular demand, City Opera has added a second performance the following night, Wednesday, February 21 at 7:30 p.m. Both concerts will be at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall. Ms. Antonacci will perform a program tailored for City Opera featuring works by Debussy, Nadia Boulanger, Respighi, Britten, and Poulenc with her longtime collaborator pianist Donald Sulzen. The concerts will be Ms. Antonacci's first appearance in the U.S. in nearly three seasons. (more...)

Wagner College Theatre Celebrates Golden Jubilee At The Green Room42Wagner College Theatre Celebrates Golden Jubilee At The Green Room42
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

The Alumni of the Wagner College Theatre Department kicked off a year-long celebration of their department's 50th Anniversary with a variety show at The Green Room 42 at Yotel last night and Broadwayworld was there for the extraordinary Alummni Cabaret Show. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Wagner College Theatre Celebrates Golden Jubilee at Green Room 42Photo Coverage: Wagner College Theatre Celebrates Golden Jubilee at Green Room 42
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 23, 2018

The Alumni of the Wagner College Theatre Department kicked off a year-long celebration of their department's 50th Anniversary with a variety show at The Green Room 42 at Yotel last night and Broadwayworld was there for the extraordinary Alummni Cabaret Show. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 1/16/2018 - 1/23/2018Hottest Articles on BWW 1/16/2018 - 1/23/2018
by - Jan 23, 2018

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 1/16/2018 - 1/23/2018. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 22, 2018BWW's On This Day - January 22, 2018
by - Jan 22, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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