Mona Golabek Stars in THE PIANIST OF WILLESDEN LANE Mona Golabek Stars in THE PIANIST OF WILLESDEN LANE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2019

The Segal Centre is proud to present the stirring and inspiring Hershey Felder Presents production of The Pianist of Willesden Lane in the Sylvan Adams Theatre from September 8 to 29, 2019. The show stars internationally-acclaimed storyteller and concert pianist Mona Gol (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Westport Country Playhouse's HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN Photo Flash: First Look at Westport Country Playhouse's HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2019

Westport Country Playhouse, in association with Hershey Felder Presents, stages a musical tribute to Irving Berlin, one of the most successful songwriters of the 20th Century, with “Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin,” from July 16 – August 3. (more...)

DINNER WITH HERSHEY FELDER Comes To The Colonial Theatre On August 30 DINNER WITH HERSHEY FELDER Comes To The Colonial Theatre On August 30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) is proud to announce a Backstage Event: Dinner With Hershey Felder and Kate Maguire (Artistic Director, CEO) on Friday, August 30 at The Colonial Theatre, beginning at 5pm. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Presents Musical Tribute To Irving Berlin Westport Country Playhouse Presents Musical Tribute To Irving Berlin
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019

Westport Country Playhouse, in association with Hershey Felder Presents, will stage a musical tribute to Irving Berlin, one of the most successful songwriters of the 20th Century, with "Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin," from July 16 - August 3.  (more...)

Hershey Felder Returns To The REP For Special Engagement Of MONSIEUR CHOPIN Hershey Felder Returns To The REP For Special Engagement Of MONSIEUR CHOPIN
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) announced today the return of San Diego's beloved artist, Hershey Felder for a strictly limited engagement celebrating one of the world's greatest composers in Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin. Originally created in 2006, followed by a sold-out national tour, this intimate theatrical event returns to San Diego in a newly updated production featuring the romantic story and music of the Polish pianist-composer, Fryderyk Chopin. Directed by Joel Zwick, performances of Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin run September 13 - 29, 2019, in the Lyceum Space Theatre. Monsieur Chopin begins previews on September 13, with press opening on Saturday, September 14, 2019, at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Hershey Felder Returns To San Diego REP In BEETHOVEN Hershey Felder Returns To San Diego REP In BEETHOVEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2019

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) has announced the return of San Diego's beloved artist, Hershey Felder with his latest smash hit celebrating the world's greatest composer, Beethoven. Following his triumphs as Piotr Tchaikovsky and Irving Berlin in 2017-2018, the brilliant Hershey Felder will bring Ludwig van Beethoven to life through the eyes of a Viennese doctor who spent his boyhood by the Maestro's side in Beethoven. Directed by Joel Zwick, performances of Hershey Felder, Beethoven run February 21 - March 24, 2019, at the Lyceum Stage Theatre. Tickets start at $25 and are currently on sale to the general public. Beethoven previews on February 21, with press opening today, February 22 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Hershey Felder Returns To San Diego REP In BEETHOVEN Hershey Felder Returns To San Diego REP In BEETHOVEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) has announced the return of San Diego's beloved artist, Hershey Felder with his latest smash hit celebrating the world's greatest composer, Beethoven. Following his triumphs as Piotr Tchaikovsky and Irving Berlin in 2017-2018, the brilliant Hershey Felder will bring Ludwig van Beethoven to life through the eyes of a Viennese doctor who spent his boyhood by the Maestro's side in Beethoven. Directed by Joel Zwick, performances of Hershey Felder, Beethoven run February 21 - March 24, 2019, at the Lyceum Stage Theatre. Tickets start at $25 and are currently on sale to the general public. Beethoven previews on February 21, with press opening on Friday, February 22 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Hershey Felder Returns To San Diego REP In BEETHOVEN Hershey Felder Returns To San Diego REP In BEETHOVEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) has announced the return of San Diego's beloved artist, Hershey Felder with his latest smash hit celebrating the world's greatest composer, Beethoven. Following his triumphs as Piotr Tchaikovsky and Irving Berlin in 2017-2018, the brilliant Hershey Felder will bring Ludwig van Beethoven to life through the eyes of a Viennese doctor who spent his boyhood by the Maestro's side in Beethoven. Directed by Joel Zwick, performances of Hershey Felder, Beethoven run February 21 - March 24, 2019, at the Lyceum Stage Theatre. Tickets start at $25 and are currently on sale to the general public. Beethoven previews on February 21, with press opening on Friday, February 22 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Ring In The New Year With Air Farce New Year's Eve On CBC Ring In The New Year With Air Farce New Year's Eve On CBC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

AIR FARCE, one of the most acclaimed homegrown comedy troupes, is turning 45. The Farce will be celebrating this landmark anniversary skewering the biggest news stories, events, people, and pop culture phenomena of the year with its longstanding year-end ritual AIR FARCE NEW YEAR'S EVE, premiering Monday, December 31 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) on CBC, with an encore broadcast later the same evening at 12:10 a.m. (12:40 NT). (more...)

Hershey Felder Presents NY Premiere for OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY Hershey Felder Presents NY Premiere for OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Award-winning actor, author and piano virtuoso Hershey Felder will present the New York debut of his acclaimed one-man show Our Great Tchaikovsky at a special one-night-only performance on Monday, October 15 at 7:30 PM at 59E59 Theatres (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). The performance will be a benefit for the Lyric Chamber Music Society of New York. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN at 59E59 Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN at 59E59
by Walter McBride - Sep 6, 2018

Hershey Felder brings his wildly acclaimed one-man show, Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin to 59E59 Theaters. The production, featuring music and lyrics by the great American songwriter Irving Berlin, book by Hershey Felder and directed by longtime Felder collaborator Trevor Hay, will play from August 24 through October 28, 2018. (more...)

Hershey Felder Continues To Shatter Box Office Records Hershey Felder Continues To Shatter Box Office Records
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Award-winning actor and piano virtuoso Hershey Felder broke box office records this month at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts during his engagement of HERSHEY FELDER: BEETHOVEN. The show broke the theater's record as the highest grossing ticket sales for a multiple-week event with over 11,000 audience members attending BEETHOVEN during its four-week run. HERSHEY FELDER: BEETHOVEN had previously broken box office records during its World Premiere of this new adaptation at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley in June of 2017. (more...)

Hershey Felder's BEETHOVEN Brings Composer to Life Hershey Felder's BEETHOVEN Brings Composer to Life
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Hershey Felder returns to the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Artswith Beethoven, directed by Joel Zwick, from July 27 to August 12, 2018. This new production is based on the original Aus dem Schwarzspanierhausby Dr. Gerhard von Breuning with text by Felder and features some of Beethoven's greatest compositions from his keyboard works such as the "Emperor Concerto" to the 5thand 9thSymphonies, his keyboard sonatas, and chamber music. The Samantha F. Voxakis, Karen Racanelli and Erik Carstensen production is an extraordinary one-man musical play that brings the composer to life as it dramatizes the true story of a Viennese doctor who spent his boyhood by the Maestro's side as the son of Beethoven's best friend. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Presents HERSHEY FELDER, BEETHOVEN Laguna Playhouse Presents HERSHEY FELDER, BEETHOVEN
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE is thrilled to present a very special event production in association with Hershey Felder Presents, HERSHEY FELDER, BEETHOVEN, book by Hershey Felder, the music of Ludwig van Beethoven and directed by Joel Zwick. Executive Director Ellen Richard comments, "We are thrilled to be bringing Hershey Felder as Beethoven to the Playhouse for this very special two week engagement. Our audiences are going to be enraptured by this wildly acclaimed production." Adds Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham, "We are fortunate to have such a wonderful working relationship with the genius that is Hershey Felder and are delighted to have him performing once again on our stage with the music of Beethoven!" HERSHEY FELDER, BEETHOVEN will open on Wednesday, May 16 and performs through Sunday, May 27, 2018 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Drive in Laguna Beach. (more...)

Photo Flash: Steppenwolf Upstairs Celebrates Opening Night of OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY Photo Flash: Steppenwolf Upstairs Celebrates Opening Night of OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Hershey Felder PRESENTS the Midwest Premiere of Our Great Tchaikovsky, a new play-with-music featuring the compositions of Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Directed by Trevor Hay with a book and performance by Hershey Felder. Following critically acclaimed and record breaking productions at San Diego Rep, Hartford Stage, Los Angeles' Wallis Annenberg, Theatreworks Silicon Valley and London's West End, Felder's newest work takes on Russia's most celebrated and perhaps most mysterious composer, Tchaikovsky. A time-bending story of culture and politics that explores the mystery around some of the greatest music ever composed, Our Great Tchaikovsky will begin April 11 and close May 13. (more...)

Steppenwolf Upstairs Presents the Midwest Premiere OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY Steppenwolf Upstairs Presents the Midwest Premiere OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

HERSHEY FELDER PRESENTS the Midwest Premiere of Our Great Tchaikovsky, a new play-with-music featuring the compositions of Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Directed by Trevor Hay with a book and performance by Hershey Felder. Following critically acclaimed and record breaking productions at San Diego Rep, Hartford Stage, Los Angeles' Wallis Annenberg, Theatreworks Silicon Valley and London's West End, Felder's newest work takes on Russia's most celebrated and perhaps most mysterious composer, Tchaikovsky. A time-bending story of culture and politics that explores the mystery around some of the greatest music ever composed, Our Great Tchaikovsky will begin April 11 and close May 13. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Announces the World Premiere of NATHAN GUNN FLYING SOLO Laguna Playhouse Announces the World Premiere of NATHAN GUNN FLYING SOLO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE is thrilled to present the sixth show in its 97th season, the world premiere of NATHAN GUNN FLYING SOLO, written and directed by Hershey Felder, with musical direction by Michael Bagby. (more...)

Actor, Musician, Composer Delights at Seattle Rep in
HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN Actor, Musician, Composer Delights at Seattle Rep in HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

The story and music of America's Composer come to life on stage with Seattle Repertory Theatre's presentation of Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin, a play-with-music written and performed by award-winning actor and musician Hershey Felder (Broadway's George Gershwin Alone, Off-Broadway's Maestro; Our Great Tchaikovsky, and others). Directed by Trevor Hay, Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin will play the Bagley Wright stage February 23-March 18, 2018 (opening night is February 28, 2018), and tickets are on sale now through the Seattle Rep Box Office at 206.443.2222 and online at SeattleRep.org.   (more...)

Hershey Felder Returns to Chicago with OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY at Steppenwolf Theatre Hershey Felder Returns to Chicago with OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY at Steppenwolf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

HERSHEY FELDER PRESENTS the Midwest Premiere of Our Great Tchaikovsky, a new play-with-music featuring the compositions of Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Directed by Trevor Hay with a book and performance by Hershey Felder. Following critically acclaimed and record breaking productions at San Diego Rep, Hartford Stage, Los Angeles' Wallis Annenberg, Theatreworks Silicon Valley and London's West End, Felder's newest work takes on Russia's most celebrated and perhaps most mysterious composer, Tchaikovsky. (more...)

Denton Community Theatre  Will Present GOD OF CARNAGE Denton Community Theatre Will Present GOD OF CARNAGE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

Denton Community Theatre (DCT) will present God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza. Directed by Kim Campbell, this Tony Award-winning play features veteran actors Connie Lane, Sean Frith, Dena Dunn, and Caleb Norris. (more...)

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