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Date Of Birth:
September 13, 1902
Date Of Death:
March 18, 1971 (68)
Birth Place:
Nebraska City, NE, USA
 
Leland Hayward Headshot
Date of Birth: September 13, 1902
Date of Death: March 18, 1971 (68)

Birth Place: Nebraska City, NE, USA
Photo Flash: Celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Opening of Irving Berlin's CALL ME Photo Photo Flash: Celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Opening of Irving Berlin's CALL ME MADAM on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2020

Americans were listening to 'Goodnight, Irene' and Bing and Gary Crosby's interpretation of a 1914 song by Irving Berlin, 'Play a Simple Melody.' And Berlin's new musical, Call Me Madam, was opening at New York's Imperial Theater with an advance of over one million dollars, by far the largest in Broadway history.

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by TV News Desk - Oct 23, 2019

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Original Broadway Cast Recording Will Be Reissued For The 60th Ann Photo THE SOUND OF MUSIC Original Broadway Cast Recording Will Be Reissued For The 60th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019

Craft Recordings has announced a special, 60th-anniversary reissue of The Sound of Musica?'Original Broadway Cast Recording. Featuring legendary stage actress Mary Martin as Maria von Trapp opposite renowned actor Theodore Bikel, the album includes such unforgettable classics as a?oeMy Favorite Things,a?? a?oeEdelweiss,a?? a?oeDo-Re-Mi,a?? a?oeClimb Ev'ry Mountaina?? and, of course, a?oeThe Sound of Music.a?? Set for a December 6th release date, the soundtrack has been deftly remastered from the original three-track tape by Ryan Smith at Sterling Sound and will be available on CD or 180-gram vinyl. The CD edition features new liner notes by The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization's Ted Chapin, while the two-LP vinyl seta?'pressed at RTIa?'comes housed in a replica of the original album's gatefold jacket. The remastered album will also be available digitally, including hi-res (192/24).

NYU Steinhardt Presents GYPSY September 19-23 Photo NYU Steinhardt Presents GYPSY September 19-23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019

NYU Steinhardt's Vocal Performance program will present the classic musical Gypsy, September 19a?"23. The renowned show business tale features a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jule Styne, and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Acting faculty member Jessica Bashline will direct NYU's production. 

Iconic Musical GYPSY Comes to Hayes Theatre Co Photo Iconic Musical GYPSY Comes to Hayes Theatre Co
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2017

The award-winning producer of Sweet Charity and Little Shop of Horrors, Luckiest Productions, is combining forces with One Eyed Man Productions (Calamity Jane), in association with Hayes Theatre Co, to present the celebrated musical Gypsy. With a toe-tapping, hugely acclaimed score and heralded by many as the greatest musical ever created, Gypsy will run from 18 May 2018 at the Hayes Theatre Co.

IN THE HEIGHTS, GYPSY, AMERICAN PSYCHO, and More Among Hayes Theatre Co's 2018 Season Photo IN THE HEIGHTS, GYPSY, AMERICAN PSYCHO, and More Among Hayes Theatre Co's 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2017

Tonight at Hayes Theatre Co in Sydney, the 2018 season of musicals and cabaret was announced at an event attended by the musical theatre industry and patrons. Going into its fifth year of programming this is the first time an entire year has been announced.

BWW Review: GYPSY Takes Off at Lyric Stage Photo BWW Review: GYPSY Takes Off at Lyric Stage
by Nancy Grossman - Sep 7, 2017

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston has hit the trifecta with their season opener GYPSY, directed and choreographed by Rachel Bertone, music directed by Dan Rodriguez, and raised to the rafters by Leigh Barrett's forceful Mama Rose. This is one for the ages.

Leigh Barrett to Lead GYPSY at Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Announced! Photo Leigh Barrett to Lead GYPSY at Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

GYPSY has announced its cast and creative team at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston.

GYPSY, DUKE ELLINGTON'S GREATEST HITS and PETER PAN to Play Music Theater Works This  Photo GYPSY, DUKE ELLINGTON'S GREATEST HITS and PETER PAN to Play Music Theater Works This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2017

The Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) 2017 season continues with GYPSY (August 19-27), DUKE ELLINGTON'S GREATEST HITS (October 6-15), and PETER PAN (December 23-January 1, 2018).

GYPSY, DUKE ELLINGTON'S GREATEST HITS and PETER PAN to Play Music Theater Works This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

The Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) 2017 season continues with GYPSY (August 19-27), DUKE ELLINGTON'S GREATEST HITS (October 6-15), and PETER PAN (December 23-January 1, 2018).

Leigh Barrett to Lead GYPSY at Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

GYPSY has announced its cast and creative team at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston.

VIDEO: BWW Exclusive: Ethel Merman Performs GYPSY Showstopper on PBS' JFK: THE LOST Inaugural Gala
by TV News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Below, BWW has an exclusive sneak peek clip from the upcoming PBS broadcast, featuring Ethel Merman performing 'Everything's Coming Up Roses.'

Actress & Model Fiona Lewis Unveils MISTAKES WERE MADE (SOME IN FRENCH) Memoir
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Former model and actress Fiona Lewis has written a book, MISTAKES WERE MADE (Some in French). MISTAKES WERE MADE is a coming of age memoir โ€“ with lessons for those in their 50s and beyond but also for those in their teens and 20s.

CANDIDE, PETER PAN and More Set for Music Theater Works' 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) will open its 2017 season with CANDIDE  (June 3-11), followed by GYPSY (August 19-27), DUKE ELLINGTON'S GREATEST HITS (October 6-15), and PETER PAN (December 23-January 1, 2018).

Light Opera Works Changes Name To Music Theater Works Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Light Opera Works will become Music Theater Works in 2017, opening with CANDIDE  (June 3-11), followed by GYPSY (August 19-27), DUKE ELLINGTON'S GREATEST HITS (October 6-15), and PETER PAN (December 23-January 1, 2018).

WAKE UP with BWW 7/14/2015 - NPH Judges AMERICA'S GOT TALENT and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 14, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Neil Patrick Harris guest judges on AMERICA'S GOT TALENT tonight!

VIDEO: Ethel Merman, David Merrick & More in Rare Footage from Original GYPSY Rehearsal
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 13, 2015

Professional writer, playwright and lyricist, Stephen B. Crowley has shared astounding footage of the original 1959 production of GYPSY in rehearsal.

Pittsburgh CLO's GYPSY Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

Join one-of-a-kind mother, Rose, and her two talented daughters as they search for fame in Pittsburgh CLO's production of GYPSY, tonight, July 10, through July 19 at the Benedum Center. This entertaining musical is complete with memorable performances, mother-daughter struggles and the hardships of show business life, all while set during the infamous vaudeville era.

Pittsburgh CLO's GYPSY Opens 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

Join one-of-a-kind mother, Rose, and her two talented daughters as they search for fame in Pittsburgh CLO's production of GYPSY, July 10-19 at the Benedum Center. This entertaining musical is complete with memorable performances, mother-daughter struggles and the hardships of show business life, all while set during the infamous vaudeville era.

Yale School of Drama Forms Frederick Loewe Scholarships
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

YALE SCHOOL OF DRAMA has established two new scholarships with a $100,000 gift from The Frederick Loewe Foundation: the Frederick Loewe Musical Theatre Scholarship, which will be awarded to a playwriting student who demonstrates particular interest in musical theatre composition; and the Frederick Loewe Directing Scholarship in honor of Floria V. Lasky.

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