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Robert Lewis News

 
Date Of Birth:
March 16, 1909
Date Of Death:
November 23, 1997 (88)
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY, USA
 
Date of Birth: March 16, 1909
Date of Death: November 23, 1997 (88)

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA
DIALOGUES DES CARMELITES and More to Be Presented at the Glyndebourne Festival 2020 DIALOGUES DES CARMELITES and More to Be Presented at the Glyndebourne Festival 2020
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020

The 86th year of the U.K.'s internationally renowned Glyndebourne Festival will offer six major opera productions from May 21 through August 30, including compelling new productions, rising stars and debuts, and the return of treasured Festival favorites, as well as an exceptional international roster of artists from more than 14 different countries from the United States, Australia and Russia to Finland and Croatia. (more...)

Austin Pendleton And Barbara Bleier Return To Pangea With BITS & PIECES Austin Pendleton And Barbara Bleier Return To Pangea With BITS & PIECES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019

 Critically acclaimed performers, Austin Pendleton and Barbara Bleier, return to NY's Pangea nightclub in the East village with a brand new show, 'Bits and Pieces.' The show will play Tuesdays, January 7th, 14th and 21st, 2020. 7;00 p.m.  (more...)

THE CONSTITUTION Returns to Behind the Door THE CONSTITUTION Returns to Behind the Door
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019

Vertical Player Repertory premiered The Constitution, A Secular Oratorio, by American composer Benjamin Yarmolinsky in June 2019 for two sold-out performances. A setting for chorus and soloists of substantial portions of the United States Constitution, including highlights of Articles 1-7, the Bill of Rights, and subsequent amendments, the premiere of this timely new work will be extended for four more performances in September, in VPR's original staging and with the original cast of 24 singers accompanied by piano. (more...)

Josh Piterman, Britt Lenting, and Richard Woodford Join THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Josh Piterman, Britt Lenting, and Richard Woodford Join THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019

As THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA heads in to its 34th year in the West End, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Cameron Mackintosh are delighted to announce that Australian singer and performer Josh Piterman will play 'The Phantom' from 9 September 2019. (more...)

Kelsey Grammer Joins Alec Baldwin and Jane Lynch as Hosts of Ovation's INSIDE THE ACTOR'S STUDIO Kelsey Grammer Joins Alec Baldwin and Jane Lynch as Hosts of Ovation's INSIDE THE ACTOR'S STUDIO
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019

Ovation TV, America's only arts network, has announced the latest host and guest of the new season of Inside the Actors Studio. The upcoming episode will feature Kelsey Grammer (Cheers, Frasier) interviewing the incomparable television director James Burrows (Cheers, Will & Grace). (more...)

Austin Pendleton And Barbara Bleier Return To Pangea With HOW ABOUT LOVE? Austin Pendleton And Barbara Bleier Return To Pangea With HOW ABOUT LOVE?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019

Austin Pendleton and Barbara Bleier return to Pangea on May 7, 14 and 21, at 7 PM, with How About Love?, a brand new show about everything you always wanted to know about falling in (and out of) love, but were afraid to ask! Bleier and Pendleton, along with Barbara Maier Gustern and Paul Greenwood, will sing love songs (solos, duets, trios and quartets) by such composers as Richard Rodgers, Rodgers and Hart, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Kurt Weil, Jonathan Larson, Stephen Sondheim, Peter Larson, George and Ira Gershwin, Francesca Blumenthal and Tom Toce, among others. Paul Greenwood is the Musical Director, and Barbara Maier Gustern directs. (more...)

MUSICALITY - STARS FROM THE WEST END Announced Live At The Pheasantry, Chelsea MUSICALITY - STARS FROM THE WEST END Announced Live At The Pheasantry, Chelsea
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2019

West End star, Harry Kit Lee (Little Shop of Horrors. Hair - The Musical, Wales Millennium Centre) and a host of Musical Theatre & recording artistes join forces for an unforgettable night of song. (more...)

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Heats Up Odyssey Theatre A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Heats Up Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

The team behind 2016's acclaimed production of Tennessee Williams' rarely-seen Kingdom of Earth, is back - this time, with Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, A Streetcar Named Desire. Jack Heller directs Susan Priver (down-on-her-luck showgirl Myrtle in Kingdom of Earth, LA Weekly award-winning The Lover by Harold Pinter) as Blanche DuBois and Max E. Williams (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., numerous productions with Elephant Theatre Company) as Stanley Kowalski in a visiting production at the Odyssey Theatre presented by Dance On Productions in association with Linda Toliver and Gary Guidinger. Passions flare and cultures collide in the sultry streets of New Orleans beginning May 25, with performances continuing though July 7. (more...)

Austin Pendleton and Barbara Bleier Return to Pangea with HOW ABOUT LOVE? Austin Pendleton and Barbara Bleier Return to Pangea with HOW ABOUT LOVE?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2019

Austin Pendleton and Barbara Bleier return to downtown's hideaway, Pangea, in May, with a brand new show. HOW ABOUT LOVE?  tells you everything you always wanted to know about falling in (and out of) love, but were afraid to ask! Bleier and Pendleton, along with Barbara Maier Gustern and Paul Greenwood, will sing love songs (solos, duets, trios and quartets) by such composers as Richard Rogers, Rogers and Hart, Rogers and Hammerstein, Kurt Weil, Jonathan Larson, Stephen Sondheim, Peter Larson, George and Ira Gershwin, Francesca Blumenthal, and Tom Toce, among others. There are three performances scheduled: May 7, 14, and 21st. (more...)

Michael Riedel and AJ Holmes to Join FOXY in Concert at 54 Below Michael Riedel and AJ Holmes to Join FOXY in Concert at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019

Michael Riedel, author of Razzle Dazzle, and AJ Holmes(The Book of Mormon and Team StarKid) will be appearing in Johnny Mercer's lost musical FOXY at Feinstein's/54 Below on Tuesday, April 9that 7:00pm. (more...)

Kelli Barrett Joins FOXY at Feinstein's/54 Below Kelli Barrett Joins FOXY at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Kelli Barrett, who has appeared on Broadway in Wicked and Gettin' The Band Back Together, and stars as Liza Minnelli in FX's Fosse/Verdon, will be appearing in Johnny Mercer's lost musical FOXY at Feinstein's/54 Below on Tuesday, April 9th at 7:00pm. (more...)

Richard Kind, Chip Zien, and More Star in FOXY at 54 Below Richard Kind, Chip Zien, and More Star in FOXY at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

FOXY, the 1964 musical based on Ben Johnson's Volpone, with a score by Johnny Mercer and Robert Emmett Dolan and a book by Ian McLellan Hunter and Ring Lardner Jr, will return to New York City with a star-studded Broadway cast at Feinstein's/54 Below on Tuesday, April 9that 7:00pm. (more...)

Austin Pendleton and Barbara Bleier Return to Pangea in December Austin Pendleton and Barbara Bleier Return to Pangea in December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

Austin Pendleton and Barbara Bleier return to downtown's hideaway, Pangea, in December, with their third annual holiday show, this one asking, What's In Your Stocking??? (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards; Player's Club GUYS AND DOLLS Leads Best Musical! Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards; Player's Club GUYS AND DOLLS Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Nov 26, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

David Thaxon Will Star in PHANTOM OF THE OPERA From December David Thaxon Will Star in PHANTOM OF THE OPERA From December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2018

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Cameron Mackintosh are delighted to announce that David Thaxton will play 'The Phantom' for a limited run from Monday 10 December 2018. (more...)

Iconotheatrix Becomes Part Of It All In [TITLE OF SHOW] Iconotheatrix Becomes Part Of It All In [TITLE OF SHOW]
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018

Iconotheatrix presents [title of show] November 1-11, 2018 at Obsidian Theater. In [title of show], Jeff and Hunter, two struggling writers, hear about a new musical theatre festival. However, the deadline for submissions is a mere three weeks away. With nothing to lose, the pair decides to try to create something new with the help of their friends Susan, Heidi and Larry on the eighty-eights. With the cast in place, Jeff and Hunter begin a conversation about what to write about. (more...)

Iconotheatrix Becomes Part Of It All In [TITLE OF SHOW] Iconotheatrix Becomes Part Of It All In [TITLE OF SHOW]
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

Iconotheatrix presents [title of show] November 1-11, 2018 at Obsidian Theater. In [title of show], Jeff and Hunter, two struggling writers, hear about a new musical theatre festival. However, the deadline for submissions is a mere three weeks away. With nothing to lose, the pair decides to try to create something new with the help of their friends Susan, Heidi and Larry on the eighty-eights. With the cast in place, Jeff and Hunter begin a conversation about what to write about. (more...)

Austin Pendleton and Barbara Bleier Return to Pangea in June With Some Known and Unpublished Works Austin Pendleton and Barbara Bleier Return to Pangea in June With Some Known and Unpublished Works
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2018

Austin Pendleton and Barbara Bleier are returning to PANGEA, New York's downtown supper club, with a reprise of their show, STARTING HERE- The Songs of Richard Maltby and David Shire. There are two performances scheduled: October 2nd and 9th. Pendleton has been friends with Maltby and Shire since they were all undergraduates at Yale in the 1960s, and had appeared in several of their student productions. The composers have been generous enough to offer some of their unpublished works from earlier and later dates to the duo, and Pendleton and Bleier are thrilled to be performing their work. Paul Greenwood is the Musical Director, and Barbara Maier Gustern directs. (more...)

Tim Howar Will Take Over As The Phantom In THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA - More Casting Announced! Tim Howar Will Take Over As The Phantom In THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA - More Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2018

As THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA heads in to its 33rd year, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Cameron Mackintosh have announced that Tim Howar will play 'The Phantom' for an initial run from 3 September - 8 December 2018. (more...)

THE SCHOOL OF DOING: A Book Event, Moderated By Ashley Gates Jansen Comes to Town Stages THE SCHOOL OF DOING: A Book Event, Moderated By Ashley Gates Jansen Comes to Town Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

A Book Event on The School of Doing, featuring author Isaac Klein and moderated by Ashley Gates Jansen, will take place on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 1pm at Town Stages, 221 West Broadway, NYC. The event is free, and copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing. (more...)

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