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Date Of Birth:
October 11, 1918
Date Of Death:
July 29, 1998 (79)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
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Jerome Robbins News

Date of Birth: October 11, 1918
Date of Death: July 29, 1998 (79)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
BWW Interview: Marilyn D'Honau on Dancing in the Original WEST SIDE STORYBWW Interview: Marilyn D'Honau on Dancing in the Original WEST SIDE STORY
by Bob Rizzo - Sep 25, 2017

Marilyn D'Honau is not only the youngest surviving cast member of the original production of West Side Story, she was also the youngest when the show opened in 1957. D'Honau was a sixteen- year-old high school senior when she was cast as Clarice, one of the Jet girls. Though she'd been performing professionally since she was twelve, she credits having good ballet training for her successful audition. (more...)

Boston Ballet Announces Miranda Weese as New Children's Ballet MasterBoston Ballet Announces Miranda Weese as New Children's Ballet Master
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Boston Ballet welcomes Miranda Weese, former principal dancer with New York City Ballet and Pacific Northwest Ballet, as the new Children's Ballet Master. (more...)

BWW Interview: Marilyn D'Honau on Dancing in the Original WEST SIDE STORYBWW Interview: Marilyn D'Honau on Dancing in the Original WEST SIDE STORY
by Bob Rizzo - Sep 21, 2017

Marilyn D'Honau is not only the youngest surviving cast member of the original production of West Side Story, she was also the youngest when the show opened in 1957. D'Honau was a sixteen- year-old high school senior when she was cast as Clarice, one of the Jet girls. Though she'd been performing professionally since she was twelve, she credits having good ballet training for her successful audition. (more...)

Debbie Gravitte to Be Featured in Broadway Jazz Session, 10/1Debbie Gravitte to Be Featured in Broadway Jazz Session, 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Tony Award winner Debbie Gravitte (Jerome Robbins' Broadway, Chicago, Les Miserables) will be the featured vocalist in the October 1st installment of 'Russ Kaplan's Broadway Jazz Session.' (more...)

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's PETER PAN JR. Opens This October!The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's PETER PAN JR. Opens This October!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati presents PETER PAN JR. October 21-30, 2017 at the Taft Theatre. Based on J.M. Barrie's enchanting play, Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up, Peter Pan JR. is a modern version of the timeless tale about the adventures of a mischievous boy. This is the first production in TCT's 2017-2018 MainStage season at the Taft Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: FORUM at Walnut Street TheatreBWW Review: FORUM at Walnut Street Theatre
by Greer Firestone - Sep 20, 2017

Roman playwright Plautius (251-183 BC) wrote farces entitled Pseudolus and Miles Gloriosus; coincidentally, two of the characters in the show. This ancient's inspiration became a gold mine for in 1962 for Composer/Lyricist Stephen Sondheim and authors Burt Shrevelove and Larry Gelbart of M A S H fame. The title derives from a line often used by vaudevillian comedians to begin a bit: a funny thing happened on the way to the theatre . (more...)

Jessie Mueller, Kelli O'Hara & Faith Prince Headed for The Herbst in San FranciscoJessie Mueller, Kelli O'Hara & Faith Prince Headed for The Herbst in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Producer Mark Cortale's Broadway concert series hosted by Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky will return to San Francisco for the 2017/18 season with a move to the Herbst Theatre at the iconic San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Schimmel Center presents AMERICAN DANCE SPECTACULAR!Schimmel Center presents AMERICAN DANCE SPECTACULAR!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Schimmel Center presents American Dance Spectacular! on Saturday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m., exploring the history of American popular dance throughout the 20th century, including the Charleston, Lindy hop, jitterbug, twist, voguing, and more. The performance is directed, co-written and created by Daniel C. Levine (Broadway's Les Mis rables, Chicago, and Mamma Mia!) with choreography by Al Blackstone (Fox's So You Think You Can Dance), music direction by Bryan Perri (Broadway's Wicked and Next to Normal), and book by Susan Batten (Lifetime's Showing Roots) together with six Broadway dancers backed by three vocalists and a live band. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents Tanaquil Le Clercq's 'The Ballet Cook Book'Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents Tanaquil Le Clercq's 'The Ballet Cook Book'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

In 1967, ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq published The Ballet CookBook, her masterful compendium of ballet history, food stories, and recipes from over 90 leading dancers and choreographers of the day, including George Balanchine, Jacques d'Amboise, Melissa Hayden, and Allegra Kent. (more...)

'Inside The Studio' Ushers Audience Members Behind The Curtain At The Sarasota Ballet'Inside The Studio' Ushers Audience Members Behind The Curtain At The Sarasota Ballet
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Sarasota Ballet announces today the line-up for Inside The Studio 2017 2018, a series of unique and intimate opportunities to step behind the curtain of The Sarasota Ballet, with demonstrations, coaching and talks from repetiteurs, choreographers and directors. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Miro Magloire's New Chamber Ballet presents Stray Bird, a site-specific evening of dances to music by URSULA MAMLOK, October 5 at 7 pm and 8:30 pm; and October 6 at 6:30 pm and 8:30 pm (4 performances) at the German Academy New York, 1014 Fifth Avenue. (more...)

Boston Ballet presents BB@HOME, 10/6Boston Ballet presents BB@HOME, 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Six Boston Ballet dancers will present premieres of their own choreography, featuring fellow Company members, at Dancer/Dance-makers, October 6, 2017, at 7:30 pm at Boston Ballet's South End headquarters (19 Clarendon Street). (more...)

THE PORTUGUESE KID, Starring Jason Alexander, Starts Tomorrow at MTCTHE PORTUGUESE KID, Starring Jason Alexander, Starts Tomorrow at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

A friendy reminder that performances begin tomorrow Tuesday, September 19 for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of The Portuguese Kid, a new play written and directed by Tony, Pulitzer Prize, and Academy Award winner John Patrick Shanley. (more...)

Stephen Sondheim & Chita Rivera Recall Creating a Classic, WEST SIDE STORYStephen Sondheim & Chita Rivera Recall Creating a Classic, WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

How did the classics come to be? Broadway legends Stephen Sondheim and Chita Rivera try to explain their experience creating West Side Story in a recent piece in the Guardian. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY Dances Into Marina Bay SandsWEST SIDE STORY Dances Into Marina Bay Sands
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

A boy. A girl. Two rival gangs. One fatal love affair. Described as 'Broadway's Greatest Dance Musical' by The Times, UK, the international award-winning production of WEST SIDE STORY is now electrifying Singapore audiences at the MasterCard Theatres, Marina Bay Sands for a strictly limited season beginning 13 September until the 30th. (more...)

Faith Prince and Seth Rudetsky Come to NOCCA Next WeekFaith Prince and Seth Rudetsky Come to NOCCA Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Faith Prince--Tony Award-winner for her performance in Guys and Dolls--makes her debut on Mark Cortale's Broadway @ NOCCA concert series next Friday, September 22 at 8PM, as a benefit for the The NOCCA Institute. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) will host its annual benefit to support the Center's programs on Monday, October 2, 2017, in BAC's Jerome Robbins Theater and Howard Gilman Performance Space. The festive, intimate evening will raise funds for BAC through ticket purchases and a silent auction of visual art works. Proceeds will support BAC's artist-centered programs and help to maintain affordable ticket prices. (more...)

Q-Tip to Open Newly Renovated Terrace Theater at The Kennedy CenterQ-Tip to Open Newly Renovated Terrace Theater at The Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will officially re-open the Terrace Theater on Friday, October 6, kicking off a month-long suite of performances that highlight the theater's unique position as the Center's most intimate and versatile space. The re-opening follows a 16-month renovation intended to update the theater and facilities, and enhance the overall guest experience. (more...)

Mill Mountain Theatre Announces 2018 SeasonMill Mountain Theatre Announces 2018 Season
by Christopher Castanho - Sep 14, 2017

Hundreds gathered in Mill Mountain Theatre's Trinkle Mainstage on September 14th to hear the fun and exciting news: Mill Mountain Theatre's 2018 Season Announcement. Their upcoming season will consist of four main stage musicals on the Trinkle, four shows for Young Audiences , three productions in the Waldron Fringe Series, two concerts in their Music Series, and a special family event. A brilliant balance of shows that all will enjoy. (more...)

Original WEST SIDE STORY Stars Chita Rivera, Carol Lawrence and More Will Reunite for Dancers Over 40 Event 'COOL!'Original WEST SIDE STORY Stars Chita Rivera, Carol Lawrence and More Will Reunite for Dancers Over 40 Event 'COOL!'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Sixty years ago this month, West Side Story opened on Broadway to become one of the best-loved musicals of all time. To celebrate this historic event, Dancers Over 40 will assemble a spectacular once-in-a-lifetime panel of original cast members nearly to the day of their 1957 debut. (more...)

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