Lionel Bart News

 
Date of Birth: August 01, 1930
Date of Death: April 03, 1999 (68)
Gender: Male
OLIVER! THE MUSICAL To Open At St. Dunstan's Greek Theatre June 1 - 16OLIVER! THE MUSICAL To Open At St. Dunstan's Greek Theatre June 1 - 16
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

St. Dunstan's Theatre Guild of Cranbrook will close out their season this year with the classic musical, Oliver! Come experience "theatre under the stars," as this classic musical will be performed in the beautiful outdoor Greek Theatre, located right behind the St. Dunstan's pavilion in Bloomfield Hills. (more...)

Musical Theatre West Announces 2018-19 SeasonMusical Theatre West Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

Musical Theatre West (MTW) returns for its 66th season with a line-up of West Coast regional premieres, Tony Award-winning classics, and family favorites, opening with Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's bluegrass musical, Bright Star (October 19 - November 24, 2018). (more...)

BWW Review: TWANG!! THE MUSICAL, Union TheatreBWW Review: TWANG!! THE MUSICAL, Union Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Apr 27, 2018

A Lionel Bart post-Oliver! flop given a new book and a huge injection of energy just makes you feel happy - and ain't that a good thing! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Tickets are now on sale for Kelrik Productions' PINKALICIOUS THE MUSICAL, playing April 28 - May 6 at the Lyceum Space Theatre, 79 Horton Plaza, San Diego. Based on the 2006 New York Times best-selling children's book by Victoria and Elizabeth Kann, PINKALICIOUS, is the tale of a girl who can't stop eating pink cupcakes despite her parents' warnings about the dangers of over-indulgence. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jonny Woo and Alexis Gregory Star in SEX / CRIMEPhoto Flash: Jonny Woo and Alexis Gregory Star in SEX / CRIME
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

In a fractured and divided city, two men meet to recreate the killings of a famous gay serial killer - for their own pleasure...and the right price. (more...)

Photo Flash: Louise Jameson and Thomas Mahy Star in VINCENT RIVERPhoto Flash: Louise Jameson and Thomas Mahy Star in VINCENT RIVER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2018

Louise Jameson is to star with recent graduate Thomas Mahy making his London stage debut in Philip Ridley's Vincent River.  (more...)

Jonny Woo And Alexis Gregory To Star In SEX/CRIMEJonny Woo And Alexis Gregory To Star In SEX/CRIME
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

Sex/Crime, written for The Glory, a Queer and alternative East End nightlife spot and performance mecca, and funded by Arts Council England, is a challenging new play that explores sex, violence, language, fear and queerness. (more...)

Goodspeed Announces Creative Teams for 2018; Don Stephenson, Hunter Foster, Sarna Lapine, and MoreGoodspeed Announces Creative Teams for 2018; Don Stephenson, Hunter Foster, Sarna Lapine, and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Two-time Tony Award-winning Goodspeed Musicals has assembled six exciting teams to helm the eclectic group of productions planned this season: an exuberant musical extravaganza, a glorious classic, a hilarious musical within a musical, an intimate musical tour-de-force, a timeless and unconventional new musical and the return of our popular holiday show with new surprises for all ages. Tickets for productions at The Goodspeed in 2018 are on sale now. Single tickets for the three shows scheduled for The Terris Theatre go on public sale March 26 at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

Ruth Carlin Appears in 'Kaleidoscope Eyes'Ruth Carlin Appears in 'Kaleidoscope Eyes'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

???????Ruth Carlin reprises her new show 'Kaleidoscope Eyes' at Don't Tell Mama with the skilled hand of a true artist. Through her own poetry, original material and songs composed by Joni Mitchell, Craig Carnelia, Sting, Prince, Lionel Bart, Rupert Holmes and more, Carlin takes us on an entertaining and heartfelt journey filled with integrity, musicality, spirit, truth, courage, and hope. (more...)

Louise Jameson To Star In Philip Ridley's VINCENT RIVERLouise Jameson To Star In Philip Ridley's VINCENT RIVER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

Louise Jameson is to star with recent graduate Thomas Mahy making his London stage debut in Philip Ridley's Vincent River. (more...)

Theatre De La Salle Presents Third Revival Of OLIVER!...With A Twist!Theatre De La Salle Presents Third Revival Of OLIVER!...With A Twist!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2018

Consider Yourself in for a treat next April as Theatre De La Salle proudly presents Lionel Bart's OLIVER! Theatre De La Salle announces Oliver! as their musical theatre production for the 2017/2018 season. (more...)

Goodspeed Musicals Cancels BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Amidst #MeToo Movement; THE DROWSY CHAPERONE Will ReplaceGoodspeed Musicals Cancels BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Amidst #MeToo Movement; THE DROWSY CHAPERONE Will Replace
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 25, 2018

A new title has been added to Goodspeed Musicals 2018 season. The multi-Tony Award-winning The Drowsy Chaperone - an entertaining and uplifting show-within-a-show that's perfect for musical theater fans everywhere - will replace the previously announced production of Bullets Over Broadway. (more...)

Danny Strong Signs on as Screenwriter for Disney's OLIVER RemakeDanny Strong Signs on as Screenwriter for Disney's OLIVER Remake
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

According to Deadline, screenwriter Danny Strong (The Butler, Game Change, The Hunger Games) has joined the creative team for Disney's upcoming remake of Oliver!, directed by Tony Award-winning director of Hamilton, Thomas Kail. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

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Ruth Carlin Returns in KALEIDOSCOPE EYESRuth Carlin Returns in KALEIDOSCOPE EYES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Ruth Carlin reprises her new show 'Kaleidoscope Eyes' at Don't Tell Mama with the skilled hand of a true artist. Through her own poetry, original material and songs composed by Joni Mitchel, Craig Carnelia, Sting, Prince, Lionel Bart, Rupert Holmes and more, Carlin takes us on an entertaining and heartfelt journey filled with integrity, musicality, spirit, truth, courage, and hope. Carlin's show is like a kaleidoscope the eclectic song choices act as bits of colored glass, shifted and shaped by Musical Director, Paul Greenwood and Director,Lina Koutrakos, offering a magical view into Carlin's world. 'Kaleidoscope Eyes' promises to show us something unique and exclusive to this honest singer and fresh storyteller. (more...)

Auditions Announced For Goodspeed's Kids Company on 1/6Auditions Announced For Goodspeed's Kids Company on 1/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

Does your child dream of seeing their name in lights? Spend the summer with Goodspeed Musicals! Aspiring non-Equity child performers (ages 8-13) are invited to audition for summer camp with Goodspeed Kids Company 2018, a one-of-a-kind summer musical theatre camp experience that gives young male and female performers the chance to also join the ensemble for our production of Lionel Bart's Oliver!, based on Charles Dickens' novel Oliver Twist. (more...)

BWW Review: SCROOGE at Big Oak TheatreBWW Review: SCROOGE at Big Oak Theatre
by Cary Ginell - Dec 6, 2017

A delightful abridged version of 'Scrooge,' the Leslie Bricusse musical adaptation of 'A Christmas Carol,' is now being staged at the rustic Big Oak Theatre in Chatsworth. (more...)

BWW Review: LIONEL BART'S OLIVER at Smithtown Center For The Performing ArtsBWW Review: LIONEL BART'S OLIVER at Smithtown Center For The Performing Arts
by Anthony Hazzard & Scott Stolzenberg - Dec 6, 2017

Long Island's finest actors have gathered together this holiday season to bring Lionel Bart's 'Oliver' to the Smithtown Center For The Performing Arts. The outstanding Anne Marie Finnie, terrific Chazmond Peacock, charming Zak Ketcham, and a slew of multitalented kids and pros took us to London for the rags to riches classic tale of Oliver Twist. (more...)

Exeter Northcott Theatre Announces 2018 Spring Summer SeasonExeter Northcott Theatre Announces 2018 Spring Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

Exeter Northcott Theatre announces a packed 2018 spring and summer season with tickets now on sale for more than 50 new shows. As a year of 50th anniversary celebrations begin, a diverse programme puts classical drama, new writing and modern adaptations alongside dance, opera, musicals and comedy. (more...)

Haley Catherine Cast In Fringe Musical ORDINARY DAYS Due to Performer IllnessHaley Catherine Cast In Fringe Musical ORDINARY DAYS Due to Performer Illness
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

London musical production Ordinary Days, currently playing its second week at the Drayton Arms Theatre, has had to cancel tonight's (Tuesday Nov 28th) performance due to performer illness. Actress Haley Catherine (Secret Cinema, Opera North) is being rehearsed in as emergency cover, and will be performing as Claire when the show resumes tomorrow (Wednesday Nov 29th). (more...)

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