Ira Gershwin News

Also Credited As: Arthur Francis
 
Date Of Birth:
December 06, 1896
Date Of Death:
August 17, 1983 (86)
Birth Place:
New York, NY
Gender: Male
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Ira Gershwin News

Date of Birth: December 06, 1896
Date of Death: August 17, 1983 (86)
Birth Place: New York, 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...)

Harlem Rep Extends THE WIZARD OF OZ Through December 16thHarlem Rep Extends THE WIZARD OF OZ Through December 16th
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

'The Wizard of Oz,' presented by Harlem Repertory Theater (HRT) and Yip Harburg Foundation, will not close August 20. It has been extended through December 16, 2017 due to continuing and steady audience interest. (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...)

Arizona Musicfest 27th Season Brings Diverse Lineup of Exceptional Artists to the ValleyArizona Musicfest 27th Season Brings Diverse Lineup of Exceptional Artists to the Valley
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

The 27th annual Arizona Musicfest festival season brings a diverse lineup of exceptional artists to Valley audiences from country superstars Mary Chapin Carpenter and Lee Ann Womack to Broadway legends Chita Rivera and Tommy Tune, and from famed singer/pianist Michael Feinstein to internationally celebrated Pink Martini and the iconic bandleader/trumpeter Doc Severinsen. (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...)

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...)


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...)

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...)

Rumor Buster: Interlakes GYPSY Has In Fact Purchased Rights; The Show Will Go On!Rumor Buster: Interlakes GYPSY Has In Fact Purchased Rights; The Show Will Go On!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

After receiving a series of emails this morning about a rogue regional production of Gypsy, BroadwayWorld decided to investigate... (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 Review: THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at Marquee Theater CompanyBWW Review: THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at Marquee Theater Company
by John Lariviere - Aug 2, 2017

Marquee Theatre Company and Producer Miles McKee proudly present the musical Thoroughly Modern Millie at the West Boca Performing Arts Theater. Based on the 1956 British musical Chrysanthemum, the successful film version of Thoroughly Modern Millie in 1967, starring Julie Andrews, Mary Tyler Moore, Carol Channing and Beatrice Lilly, sparked a bit of a cult following that paved the way for a Tony Award winning stage version in 2002. (more...)

BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS National Tour at the Oriental TheatreBWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS National Tour at the Oriental Theatre
by Rachel Weinberg - Jul 29, 2017

Christopher Wheeldon's visually stunning production of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS has come dancing into Broadway In Chicago's Oriental Theatre. Wheeldon's complex and extensive choreography is the most striking and entertaining element of this new musical, based upon the classic Gene Kelly film and with a new book by Craig Lucas that weaves together George and Ira Gershwin's lush song catalog. AN AMERICAN IN PARIS enjoyed a successful Broadway run in 2015, and this touring company can certainly keep up with Wheeldon's moves as well as the original ensemble. (more...)

Season Highlights, Natascia Diaz, Erin Driscoll and More Set for Signature Theatre's 2017 Open House EventsSeason Highlights, Natascia Diaz, Erin Driscoll and More Set for Signature Theatre's 2017 Open House Events
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Virginia's Signature Theatre opens its doors for its annual Open House on Sunday, August 6, for an all-day extravaganza full of live performances and arts events across six different stages. (more...)

A Big Band Accompanies George Gershwin to the MTH Theater at Crown CenterA Big Band Accompanies George Gershwin to the MTH Theater at Crown Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

The MTH Theater at Crown Center has announced casting for AN EVENING WITH GEORGE GERSHWIN, its third Main stage production of the season. Artistic Director Sarah Crawford will direct a four- person ensemble featuring Lauren Braton, Jacob Aaron Cullum, Molly Hammer, and Justin McCoy. This original revue is conceived, written and hosted by MTH founder George Harter, with original arrangements and music direction by Brad Cox. The production will also feature the 10 musician People's Liberation Big Band, founded and led by Cox. (more...)

Kate Baldwin, Karen Ziemba and More Set for 'Broadway Close Up' Series at Merkin Concert Hall; 2017-18 Season Announced!Kate Baldwin, Karen Ziemba and More Set for 'Broadway Close Up' Series at Merkin Concert Hall; 2017-18 Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Kaufman Music Center will host a diverse 2017-18 season at Merkin Concert Hall, highlighting Broadway musicals with celebrations of the fruitful partnership between STEPHEN SONDHEIM and HAROLD PRINCE, the musicals of LEONARD BERNSTEIN and JERRY HERMAN, and performances by Tony winner KAREN ZIEMBA and KATE BALDWIN. (more...)

Classic Film Scores Featured on Judy Garland: Soundtracks, Out TodayClassic Film Scores Featured on Judy Garland: Soundtracks, Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Mint Audio Records is proud to announce the release on July 25, 2017 of a new 2-CD 48-track set, Judy Garland: Soundtracks. (more...)

BWW BLOG: Ann Hampton Callaway Presents THE ELLA CENTURY at Myron's Cabaret JazzBWW BLOG: Ann Hampton Callaway Presents THE ELLA CENTURY at Myron's Cabaret Jazz
by Jessica Vanek - Jul 24, 2017

Ann Hampton Callaway Presents THE ELLA CENTURY at Myron's Cabaret Jazz at the Smith Center in Las Vegas (more...)

Liz Callaway, Steve Kazee, HELLO MUDDAH, HELLO FADDUH! Reunion and More Coming Up Next Week at Feinstein's/54 BelowLiz Callaway, Steve Kazee, HELLO MUDDAH, HELLO FADDUH! Reunion and More Coming Up Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond, including Liz Callaway, Steve Kazee, the cast of CATS, the New Writers at 54! series, and a HELLO MUDDAH, HELLO FADDUH! reunion concert. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Broadway At The Eccles Shows On Sale 7/28Broadway At The Eccles Shows On Sale 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Three amazing Broadways shows will be coming to the Eccles Theater in late 2017. An American in Paris, Elf the Musical and The Bodyguard - The Musical.    (more...)

NJSO to Perform AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Score Live This NovemberNJSO to Perform AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Score Live This November
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents the 1951 film An American in Paris with a live performances of the score, November 25-26 in Newark and New Brunswick. Gene Kelly stars as a former American GI who falls for Parisian Leslie Caron; the film features classic songs by George and Ira Gershwin. Constantine Kitsopoulos conducts. (more...)

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