John Kander News

 
Date Of Birth:
March 18, 1927 (92)
Birth Place:
USA
Bio:
American composer John Kander (b. Kansas City, MO, March 18, 1927) is the musical partner of the songwriting team of Kander and Ebb, who together created at least sixteen Broadway shows, Flora the Red Menace (1965), Cabaret (1966), Chicago (1975), and Curtains (2007) among them. They also ... (read more)
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Date of Birth: March 18, 1927 (92)

Birth Place: USA

Bio:
American composer John Kander (b. Kansas City, MO, March 18, 1927) is the musical partner of the songwriting team of Kander and Ebb, who together created at least sixteen Broadway shows, Flora the Red Menace (1965), Cabaret (1966), Chicago (1975), and Curtains (2007) among them. They also ... (read more)
KISS OF THE SPIDERWOMAN Producer David Weisman Has DiedKISS OF THE SPIDERWOMAN Producer David Weisman Has Died
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2019

Deadline has reported that Oscar nominee David Weisman has died at age 77. He is best known as a producer on 'Kiss of the Spider Woman,' and as an accomplished graphic artist. (more...)

Stratford Festival Announces Casting For 2020 SeasonStratford Festival Announces Casting For 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019

With the new Tom Patterson Theatre taking shape on the banks of the Avon River, the Stratford Festival is thrilled to announce key casting as it builds the acting company for its monumental 2020 season. (more...)

The Avenel Performing Arts Center Presents WICKED DIVASThe Avenel Performing Arts Center Presents WICKED DIVAS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

The Avenel Performing Arts Center (APAC), a new multi-disciplinary performing arts center located in Woodbridge, New Jersey, presents WICKED DIVAS Wednesday, October 23 thru Sunday, October 27, 2019. (more...)

MTC Presents KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMANMTC Presents KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019

Kander & Ebb's (Chicago, Cabaret) Tony Award-winning musical, Kiss of the Spider Woman, is now in rehearsals at Melbourne Theatre Company ahead of its opening on Friday 22 November at Southbank Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Chanticleers Theatre's CABARETPhoto Flash: First Look at Chanticleers Theatre's CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019

Chanticleers Theatre ('Chanticleers') presents Cabaret, Book by Joe Masteroff, Based on the play by John Van Druten and Stories by Christopher Isherwood, Music by John Kander, and Lyrics by Fred Ebb (more...)

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera Opens Her 7-Show Run At Feinstein's/54 BelowPhoto Flash: Chita Rivera Opens Her 7-Show Run At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

On Tuesday October 8, Chita Rivera opened her week-long engagement at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At Cowardly Scarecrow's CABARETPhoto Flash: First Look At Cowardly Scarecrow's CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

Forget about your troubles and the uncomfortable political reality right outside your door with a drink or 12 at the Kit Kat Klub, as Cowardly Scarecrow Theatre Company presents 'Cabaret' through Oct. 25. (more...)

Theater Latté Da Extends Re-Imagined CHICAGOTheater Latté Da Extends Re-Imagined CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019

Theater Latté Da announces today a two-week performance extension for the company's re-imagined production of CHICAGO. (more...)

Karen Mason Returns Home To Metropolis For Kander & Ebb Concert Nov. 14Karen Mason Returns Home To Metropolis For Kander & Ebb Concert Nov. 14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019

Broadway's award-winning Karen Mason (and Arlington Heights native), star of the smash hit musicals LOVE NEVER DIES, MAMMA MIA!, HAIRSPRAY!, WONDERLAND and SUNSET BOULEVARD will make a special return concert appearance in her hometown after nearly a decade. Recipient of the 2019 MAC Lifetime Achievement Award, Karen Mason shares her love of the music of songwriters, John Kander & Fed Ebb, in her new show: KANDER & EBB & ALL THAT JAZZ! A homage to one of Broadway's and motion picture's most prolific songwriting teams, John Kander and Fred Ebb, the duo is noted for such landmark musicals as Cabaret, Chicago, Funny Lady and New York, New York. (more...)

CHICAGO THE MUSICAL In Concert With The Dallas Symphony Orchestra Premieres TonightCHICAGO THE MUSICAL In Concert With The Dallas Symphony Orchestra Premieres Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019

Columbia Artists will present Chicago The Musical - In Concert, premiering with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra in Dallas, TX tonight, October 4, 2019. (more...)

Signature Theatre Announces Casting And Creative Team For A CHORUS LINESignature Theatre Announces Casting And Creative Team For A CHORUS LINE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019

Signature Theatre announced today the full cast and creative team for A Chorus Line with music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban and book by James Kirkwood Jr. & Nicholas Dante. A Chorus Line will run from October 29, 2019 - January 5, 2020 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre and will be directed by Signature Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Passion, Billy Elliot) and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Denis Jones (Broadway's Tootsie, Signature's Crazy for You). (more...)

BWW Previews: BLUE SKIES - IRVING BERLIN AND THE AMERICAN DREAM at THE MUSICAL THEATER PROJECTBWW Previews: BLUE SKIES - IRVING BERLIN AND THE AMERICAN DREAM at THE MUSICAL THEATER PROJECT
by Roy Berko - Sep 27, 2019

On October 12 at 8PM in the Ohio Theatre and October 13 at 3 PM at Fairmount Temple, The Musical Theater Project (TMTP) will present 'BLUE SKIES-IRVING BERLIN AND THE AMERICAN DREAM' with Bill Rudman, Paul Ferguson, Trev Offult and Michael Shirtz, the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra and Joe Hunter Trio. It is a tribute to Irving Berlin. (more...)

Bonnie Milligan & Natalie Walker, Betsy Wolfe, and More Highlight Next Month at 54 BelowBonnie Milligan & Natalie Walker, Betsy Wolfe, and More Highlight Next Month at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019

This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Marriott Theatre Announces KISS ME, KATE, WEST SIDE STORY and MoreMarriott Theatre Announces KISS ME, KATE, WEST SIDE STORY and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019

The Marriott Theatre, Chicagoland's longest-running professional musical theater located at 10 Marriott Drive Lincolnshire, IL, is thrilled to announce its 2020 blockbuster season. (more...)

REAL HOUSEWIVES Star Erika Jayne Will Make Broadway Debut as Roxie in CHICAGOREAL HOUSEWIVES Star Erika Jayne Will Make Broadway Debut as Roxie in CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019

The Broadway company of Chicago will welcome singer, actress and TV sensation Erika Jayne (Bravo's a?oeThe Real Housewives of Beverly Hillsa??) making her Broadway debut in the role of a?oeRoxie Harta?? beginning Monday, January 6, 2020. (more...)

AUDITION FOR CABARET  at the Opera House in Gothenburg,  SwedenAUDITION FOR CABARET at the Opera House in Gothenburg, Sweden
by Annette Stolt - Sep 23, 2019

The Gothenburg Opera is proud to present Fred Ebbs and John Kander's iconic musical Cabaret for the first time on the big stage of the Gothenburg Opera. Expected premiere in early September 2020. Musical direction David White, directed by James Grieve, choreography Rebecca Howell, scenography and costume design Lucy Osborne, lighting design Oliver Fenwick and sound design Tom Gibbons. (more...)

BWW Feature: CABARET Comes To GöteborgsoperanBWW Feature: CABARET Comes To Göteborgsoperan
by Annette Stolt - Sep 23, 2019

Cabaret - the next big musical at the Göteborg Opera! Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome! Great show numbers, captivating upbeat music and a highly relevant storyline. The Göteborg Opera starts its 2020/2021 season with a legendary landmark musical - Cabaret! (more...)

BWW Review: CABARET at Sherman Playhouse - A Kit Kat Klub raw and seedy as it should be.BWW Review: CABARET at Sherman Playhouse - A Kit Kat Klub raw and seedy as it should be.
by Dan Dwyer - Sep 23, 2019

If what you know about 'Cabaret' is informed by the classic 1972 movie which made Liza Minnelli a superstar, you owe yourself to see the Tony-winning musical stage version like the one at community-based Sherman Playhouse. Director Bradford Blake, inspired by London's Donmar Warehouse 1993 revival which made it to Studio54 in 1998, creates a solid, engaging production that is both faithful to the cautionary theme of the original Broadway production and authentic to the raw and seedy world of the decadent Kit Kat Klub, Berlin 1931. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At Theater Latté Da's Re-Imagined CHICAGOPhoto Flash: First Look At Theater Latté Da's Re-Imagined CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019

Theater Latté Da presents CHICAGO, Broadway's longest-running American musical. Winner of 7 Tony awards including Best Musical Revival, CHICAGO features a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, and lyrics by Fred Ebb. The musical, based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins, is directed by Theater Latté Da Artistic Director Peter Rothstein with Music Direction by Denise Prosek and choreography by Kelli Foster Warder. (more...)

Amazon Prime Premiere MERELY MARVELOUS: THE DANCING GENIUS OF GWEN VERDON TodayAmazon Prime Premiere MERELY MARVELOUS: THE DANCING GENIUS OF GWEN VERDON Today
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2019

Merely Marvelous: The Dancing Genius of Gwen Verdon an intimate documentary of Broadway's greatest dancer, the brilliant Gwen Verdon, produced, written and directed by Chris Johnson and Ken Bloom will premiere on AMAZON PRIME VIDEO on today, September 20th. (more...)

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