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John Kander News

 
Date Of Birth:
March 18, 1927 (93)
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 complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: March 18, 1927 (93)

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 complete bio)
Lee Mead, Alice Fearn, and Aimie Atkinson Join Cassidy Janson For December's 'Ronnie' Photo Lee Mead, Alice Fearn, and Aimie Atkinson Join Cassidy Janson For December's 'Ronnie's Cabaret Brunches'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2020

Nestled in the heart of Soho since 1959, the world-famous Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club has always stood shoulder to shoulder with its West End theatreland neighbours. But it's not just the location that binds the two.

UN DÍA COMO HOY: CHICAGO se estrenaba en Madrid Photo UN DÍA COMO HOY: CHICAGO se estrenaba en Madrid
by Cristina Martinez - Nov 26, 2020

Un día como hoy, en 2009, el teatro Coliseum se convertía en la cárcel de mujeres más aclamada del teatro musical, la de CHICAGO. Donde, Natalia Millán interpretaba Velma Kelly, Marcela Paoli a Roxie Hart y Manuel Bandera daba vida a Billy Flynn. Junto a ellos, Fedor de Pablos como Amos Hart y Linda Mirabal como Mama Morton.

UN DÍA COMO HOY: CABARET se estrena en Broadway en 1966 Photo UN DÍA COMO HOY: CABARET se estrena en Broadway en 1966
by Cristina Martinez - Nov 20, 2020

La obra con libreto de Joe Masteroff que cambió la forma de hacer musicales.

Former ICM Literary Agent Mitch Douglas Dies at 78 Photo Former ICM Literary Agent Mitch Douglas Dies at 78
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020

Calvin Mitchell (Mitch) Douglas passed from metastatic brain cancer on November 5th, 2020 at Calvary Hospital, Bronx, NY. He was 78 years old.

VIDEO: On This Day, November 14- CHICAGO Returns to Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, November 14- CHICAGO Returns to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2020

On this day in 1996, Broadway welcomed a razzle dazzle Broadway revival of Chicago!

The Actors Fund Raises $1.1 Million at Virtual Gala Photo The Actors Fund Raises $1.1 Million at Virtual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2020

The evening featured appearances from Broadway luminaries including Medal of Honor recipients Tony Award-winning actor Matthew Broderick and Emmy Award-winning actor and producer Sarah Jessica Parker. The honor was presented to the couple by three-time Tony Award-winning actor Nathan Lane.

Broadway Rewind: THE VISIT Arrives on Broadway with Chita Rivera, Roger Rees & More! Photo Broadway Rewind: THE VISIT Arrives on Broadway with Chita Rivera, Roger Rees & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 1, 2020

Today we rewind to 2015, when The Visit opened at the Lyceum Theatre, where it played for 61 performances.

VIDEO: Original Broadway Cast and Creatives of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Reunite Photo VIDEO: Original Broadway Cast and Creatives of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Reunite
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2020

The Scottsboro Boys opened on Broadway 10 years ago today, on October 31, 2010.  Director Susan Stroman, David Thompson (writer) and the Original Broadway Cast reunited to talk about the experience, and perform one of the signature songs from the show 'Commencing In Chattanooga.'

Cassidy Janson to Host Weekly ALL THAT JAZZ! RONNIE'S CABARET BRUNCHES at Ronnie Scot Photo Cassidy Janson to Host Weekly ALL THAT JAZZ! RONNIE'S CABARET BRUNCHES at Ronnie Scott's
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020

On Saturday 14th November, Ronnie Scott's launches a brand-new weekly show, All That Jazz! Ronnie's Cabaret Brunches, hosted by West End leading lady and 2020 Olivier award-winner, Cassidy Janson (Beautiful, Chess, & Juliet).

Broadway Rewind: ZORBA Returns to the Stage with Encores! Photo Broadway Rewind: ZORBA Returns to the Stage with Encores!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 17, 2020

Today we rewind to 2015 for the Encores! revival of Zorba!, which opened on May 6 and ran for seven performances.

Karen Mason Presents Online Broadcast of MASON AT MAMA'S IN MARCH Beginning Today Photo Karen Mason Presents Online Broadcast of MASON AT MAMA'S IN MARCH Beginning Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2020

KAREN MASON will present a special online video broadcast of her acclaimed show 'Mason at Mama's in March,' recorded at Don't Tell Mama in 2015. The show will be available to stream on a strictly limited basis for three performance times only: Thursday, October 15 at 8:00 PM; Saturday, October 17 at 8:00 PM; and Sunday, October 18 at 3:00 PM.

'William Waldrop And Peter Thoresen To Offer Upcoming 'Kander And Tesori Zoom Edition Photo 'William Waldrop And Peter Thoresen To Offer Upcoming 'Kander And Tesori Zoom Edition' Of Their Musical Theatre Masterclass Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2020

Broadway music director and conductor William Waldrop (Cats, The Phantom of the Opera, Evita) and award-winning voice teacher and music director Peter Thoresen (faculty at Pace University, Peter Thoresen Vocal Studios, Musical Theatre College Auditions; students in Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, Mean Girls & many more) will offer their 3 installment masterclass series Broadway Combos beginning October 13.

BWW Video: Watch Episode Six of Signature Theatre's THE SIGNATURE SHOW Photo BWW Video: Watch Episode Six of Signature Theatre's THE SIGNATURE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020

Signature Theatre releases the sixth episode of The Signature Show, a free biweekly half-hour digital experience featuring performances by acclaimed artists, interviews, celebration of new musical voices and memories of Signature’s past and a glimpse into its future. This episode features an interview with recent Helen Hayes Award winners Jeff Gorti and Samantha M. Gershman from A Chorus Line, a discussion with writing team Zina Goldrich and Marcy Heisler with one of their songs performed by Crystal Mosser, a performance by Claybourne Elder and Brynn O’Malley, the stars of Signature Theatre’s 2015 production of Sunday in the Park with George, and concludes with Signature favorites performing Stephen Sondheim’s “Take Me to the World”. All episodes can be found on Signature Theatre’s YouTube Channel @sigtheatre (YouTube.com/sigtheatre).

Signature Theatre Releases Fifth Episode Of THE SIGNATURE SHOW Photo Signature Theatre Releases Fifth Episode Of THE SIGNATURE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2020

Signature Theatre releases the fifth episode of The Signature Show, featuring a Diner cast reunion, a wig making extravaganza with Anne Nesmith and performances by Inés Nassara, Brent Barrett and Cedric Neal with Kayla Pecchioni, Nova Y. Payton and Shayla Simmons.

BWW Video: Watch Episode Five of Signature Theatre's THE SIGNATURE SHOW Photo BWW Video: Watch Episode Five of Signature Theatre's THE SIGNATURE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2020

Signature Theatre releases the fifth episode of The Signature Show, featuring a Diner cast reunion, a wig making extravaganza with Anne Nesmith and performances by Inés Nassara, Brent Barrett and Cedric Neal with Kayla Pecchioni, Nova Y. Payton and Shayla Simmons. The Signature Show is a free biweekly half-hour digital experience featuring performances by acclaimed artists, interviews, celebration of new musical voices and memories of Signature's past and a glimpse into its future.

Karen Mason Presents Online Broadcast of MASON AT MAMA'S IN MARCH Photo Karen Mason Presents Online Broadcast of MASON AT MAMA'S IN MARCH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2020

KAREN MASON - the acclaimed Broadway star and concert artist - will present a special online video broadcast of her acclaimed show 'Mason at Mama's in March,' recorded at the legendary New York nightclub Don't Tell Mama in 2015.

WATCH: Judy Kuhn Sings 'Someone Else's Story' from CHESS - Concert Now Available On D Photo WATCH: Judy Kuhn Sings 'Someone Else's Story' from CHESS - Concert Now Available On Demand!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2020

Judy Kuhn's concert with Seth Rudetsky is now available On Demand on BroadwayWorld Events until October 5!

Exclusive: Judy Kuhn Performs 'Someone Else's Story' as Part of The Seth Concert Seri Photo Exclusive: Judy Kuhn Performs 'Someone Else's Story' as Part of The Seth Concert Series; Re-Airs Today at 3pm!
by Stage Tube - Sep 21, 2020

Judy Kuhn's performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3 PM ET. Check out an exclusive clip from the concert, which premiered last night, featuring Kuhn singing 'Someone Elsea??s Story' from Chess!

Judy Kuhn Discusses Her Upcoming Seth Concert Series Show and More on Backstage LIVE  Photo Judy Kuhn Discusses Her Upcoming Seth Concert Series Show and More on Backstage LIVE With Richard Ridge
by Stephi Wild - Sep 18, 2020

Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! On September 17, he chatted with the great Judy Kuhn.

VIDEO: Judy Kuhn Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge Photo VIDEO: Judy Kuhn Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 17, 2020

Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here today, September 17 (12pm ET), as he chats with the great Judy Kuhn.

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