Harold Prince News

Date of Birth: January 30, 1928 (89)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Jack Willis Returns as President Lyndon Baines Johnson in THE GREAT SOCIETYJack Willis Returns as President Lyndon Baines Johnson in THE GREAT SOCIETY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Robert Schenkkan's The Great Society, the second half of the epic drama about President Lyndon Baines Johnson, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, following the theater's critically acclaimed 2016 run of All the Way. Kyle Donnelly returns to Arena Stage to helm this political thrill ride that shines a bright, clear light on a pivotal moment in American history (New York Times). Chronicling LBJ's second term as he seeks to maintain his relationship with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and complete a raft of impossibly ambitious social policy projects, The Great Society runs February 2-March 11, 2018 on the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Photo Flash: Betsy Wolfe, Norm Lewis, Frances Ruffelle, Christopher Sieber and More Fete Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt at York GalaPhoto Flash: Betsy Wolfe, Norm Lewis, Frances Ruffelle, Christopher Sieber and More Fete Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt at York Gala
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

The York Theatre Company honored legendary musical theatre writing team Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt (The Fantasticks, I Do, I Do!, 110 in the Shade, Celebration) with the 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 26th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala on Monday evening, December 4, 2017 at The Asia Society (725 Park Avenue). BroadwayWorld has more photos from the celebration below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Get A First Look at Toho Stage's FIDDLER ON THE ROOFPhoto Flash: Get A First Look at Toho Stage's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

Winner of nine Tony Awards when it debuted in 1964, Fiddler on the Roof is the brainchild of Broadway legends, Jerome Robbins and Harold Prince; songwriters, Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick; and bookwriter, Joseph Stein. Touching audiences worldwide with its humor, warmth and honesty, this universal show is a staple of the musical theatre canon. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kate Baldwin, Liz Callaway and More Bring Sondheim & Prince to Life in 'Broadway Close Up' SeriesPhoto Flash: Kate Baldwin, Liz Callaway and More Bring Sondheim & Prince to Life in 'Broadway Close Up' Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

In 'A Good Thing Going The Stephen Sondheim & Harold Prince Collaboration,' music director David Loud (original cast of Merrily We Roll Along) traces the rise and fall of a musical theater partnership that created some of the most memorable musicals of all time. BroadwayWorld has photos from the show below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The York Theatre Gala Honors Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt with 2017 Hammerstein AwardPhoto Coverage: The York Theatre Gala Honors Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt with 2017 Hammerstein Award
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 5, 2017

Last night The York Theatre Company honored the musical theatre writing team of Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt in a Fantastick gala concert and award ceremony directed by Richard Jay-Alexander. The 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre was presented to the legendary team (The Fantasticks, I Do, I Do!, 110 in the Shade, Celebration) at the event held at the Asia Society on Park Ave in NYC and BroadwayWorld was there. Check out photo coverage below! (more...)

Ann Morrison's MY FURNITURE SET Comes to Feinstein's/54 BelowAnn Morrison's MY FURNITURE SET Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Ann Morrison (Merrily We Roll Along, Lovemusik, Goblin Market) in My Furniture Set on January 3rd, 7pm. 'My Furniture Set' with John Shirley at the piano, was inspired by the exquisite furniture at the Home Resource Contemporary Furnishings in Annie's home town Sarasota, Florida. (more...)

York Theatre Company's Star-Studded 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala Set for MondayYork Theatre Company's Star-Studded 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala Set for Monday
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, will honor legendary musical theatre writing team Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt (The Fantasticks, I Do! I Do!, 110 in the Shade, Celebration) with the 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 26th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala on Monday evening, December 4, 2017 at The Asia Society (725 Park Avenue). (more...)

Lee Roy Reams, Randy Rainbow, Randy Harrison, Well-Strung and More Join Roster for York's 2017 Oscar Hammerstein GalaLee Roy Reams, Randy Rainbow, Randy Harrison, Well-Strung and More Join Roster for York's 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has added Samantha Bruce (The Fantasticks), Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock), Julian Fleisher (February House), Randy Harrison (Cabaret), Samantha Massell (Fiddler on the Roof), Randy Rainbow (Viral Video Sensation), Lee Roy Reams (42nd Street), Ben Rimalower (Bad with Money), the HOT singing string quartet Well-Strung, and The Manhattan School of Music Musical Theatre Ensemble (Judith Clurman, Director) to the line-up of Broadway performers who will honor legendary musical theatre writing team Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt (The Fantasticks, I Do! I Do!, 110 in the Shade, Celebration) with the 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 26th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala on Monday evening, December 4, 2017 at The Asia Society (725 Park Avenue). (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 11/14/2017 - 11/21/2017Hottest Articles on BWW 11/14/2017 - 11/21/2017
by - Nov 21, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 11/14/2017 - 11/21/2017. (more...)

VIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber Chats UNMASKED and Names His Favorite Show Tune of All TimeVIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber Chats UNMASKED and Names His Favorite Show Tune of All Time
by Stage Tube - Nov 18, 2017

Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber stopped by Elvis Duran of iHeart Radio to chat about his upcoming memoire UMASKED. Watch below as he dishes on the details, discusses his long and prolific career, and chooses what he believes is the greatest show tune ever written (hint: it's not one of his). (more...)

BWW Morning Brief November 15th, 2017 - 'LATIN HISTORY', BRIGADOON and More!BWW Morning Brief November 15th, 2017 - 'LATIN HISTORY', BRIGADOON and More!
by Jessica Khan - Nov 15, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS opens on Broadway, and BRIGADOON bows this evening at New York City Center! (more...)

Peter Joback to Don the Mask for PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's 30th Anniversary on BroadwayPeter Joback to Don the Mask for PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's 30th Anniversary on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group announced today final principal casting for the 30th Anniversary of the longest-running show in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, directed by Harold Prince. One of the most successful stage productions of all-time, the musical will welcome back international stage star and Platinum-selling Swedish recording artist Peter J back to lead the 30th Anniversary. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Donna Murphy, Part 2!Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Donna Murphy, Part 2!
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Nov 13, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

BWW Interview: Betty Corwin on How She Pioneered Archival Recordings of Broadway ShowsBWW Interview: Betty Corwin on How She Pioneered Archival Recordings of Broadway Shows
by Leigh Scheps - Nov 10, 2017

Broadway shows have been preserved for decades thanks to one pioneer with a passion. Betty Corwin was working in a hospital in 1969 when she came up with a brilliant idea to record them for history. It enabled legendary performances including Marlon Brando in A Streetcar Named Desire to be forever on tape. (more...)

LGBT Drama IN LOVE WITH THE ARROW COLLAR MAN Begins Tonight at Theatre 80LGBT Drama IN LOVE WITH THE ARROW COLLAR MAN Begins Tonight at Theatre 80
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

A bold new drama about pioneering 20th-century gay illustrator J.C. Leyendecker will have its world premiere at the famed Theatre 80 St Marks in the East Village in November. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Donna Murphy!Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Donna Murphy!
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Nov 6, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Memoir Will Be More Than One VolumeAndrew Lloyd Webber's Memoir Will Be More Than One Volume
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2017

Written entirely in his own words, internationally acclaimed composer Andrew Lloyd Webber recounts his fascinating life and remarkable career in UNMASKED, Lloyd Webber's new autobiography which will be released on March 6, 2018. (more...)

Westchester Community Theater Clocktower Players Kick-off 40th Season!Westchester Community Theater Clocktower Players Kick-off 40th Season!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2017

Westchester Community Theater Clocktower Players Kick-off 40th Season! (more...)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF to Bring 'Tradition' to Mishicot High School This FallFIDDLER ON THE ROOF to Bring 'Tradition' to Mishicot High School This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

One of the greatest stories of all time! It is a journey following Tevye the diaryman in a Jewish, Russian village that celebrates the ups and downs of family and tradition while staying hopeful for future prosperity, good health, and happiness in life. (more...)

Palo Alto Players to Present PETER PAN This NovemberPalo Alto Players to Present PETER PAN This November
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

Fly along with that mischievous sprite to the second star to the right and straight on 'til morning. Palo Alto Players continues its 2017-18 Season with one of Broadway's most beloved family musicals, Peter Pan, based on J.M. Barrie's classic story of the boy who refused to grow up. (more...)

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