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Date Of Birth:
January 24, 1888
Date Of Death:
August 29, 1960 (72)
Birth Place:
Vienna, AUSTRIA
 
Vicki Baum Headshot
Date of Birth: January 24, 1888
Date of Death: August 29, 1960 (72)

Birth Place: Vienna, AUSTRIA
Broadway Rewind: GRAND HOTEL Returns with James Snyder, Brandon Uranowitz and More! Photo Broadway Rewind: GRAND HOTEL Returns with James Snyder, Brandon Uranowitz and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 21, 2020

Today we rewind to 2018, when Encores brought Grand Hotel back to the stage. Originally produced under the title At the Grand (1958), with a score by Robert Wrightand George Forrest and book by Luther Davis, the production was revitalized in 1989 by director-choreographer Tommy Tune, with additional music and lyrics by Maury Yeston, for a Tony Award-winning run on Broadway.

Front Porch Theatricals Reschedules A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE and GRAND HOTEL to 2021 Photo Front Porch Theatricals Reschedules A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE and GRAND HOTEL to 2021
by Stephi Wild - May 23, 2020

Front Porch Theatricals has rescheduled its two previously announced summer shows to 2021, due to the health crisis.

BWW Review: GRAND HOTEL Enchants at The Merry - Go- Round Playhouse Photo BWW Review: GRAND HOTEL Enchants at The Merry - Go- Round Playhouse
by Natasha Ashley - Jul 15, 2019

The Merry a?" Go a?" Round Playhouse is now enchanting audiences with a breathtaking production of Grand Hotel the Musical. Director Brett Smock's productions often are memorable and this one is no exception. With the lavish set, spot on casting, and impressive choreography this production is one of the top productions I've seen presented at The Merry - Go a?" Round Playhouse.

BWW Review: GRAND HOTEL at Barn Players Photo BWW Review: GRAND HOTEL at Barn Players
by Kelly Luck - Apr 29, 2019

The Barn Players present the Tony Award-winning musical at the Arts Asylum

BWW Review: GRAND HOTEL at Signature Theatre - A Lush Presentation Photo BWW Review: GRAND HOTEL at Signature Theatre - A Lush Presentation
by Charles Shubow - Apr 25, 2019

I recall seeing GRAND HOTEL in its pre-Broadway incarnation at the Colonial Theatre in Boston in 1989. I took my mother and a niece. I do not have much recollection of whether I enjoyed it or not. But I do remember the late Michael Jeter's performance from the Tony Awards in 1990. He was terrific. Tommy Tune directed

Check In And Check Out The GRAND HOTEL At The Palm Canyon Theatre Photo Check In And Check Out The GRAND HOTEL At The Palm Canyon Theatre
by David Green - Mar 30, 2019

Welcome to the mysterious Grand Hotel, an elegant hotel located in Berlin in the 1920s. This lively musical tells the story of a weekend at the hotel and the eccentric characters that are staying there. From the skeptical doctor to the fatally ill bookkeeper to the fading prima ballerina, there is a character for everyone in this hit musical. The Palm Canyon Theatre presents the hit Broadway Musical GRAND HOTEL for two weekends beginning April 5.

Casting Announced For GRAND HOTEL at Reprise 2.0 Photo Casting Announced For GRAND HOTEL at Reprise 2.0
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 27, 2018

REPRISE 2.0, led by Producing Artistic Director Marcia Seligson, presented in association with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television Department of Theater (UCLA TFT) chaired by Brian Kite, performing at UCLA Freud Playhouse, announces casting for Grand Hotel performing October 24 to November 4, as well as a new 2-show FlexPass for $99, now on sale at Reprise2.org and by phone at 866-811-4111.

Casting Announced for THE WORLD GOES ROUND at Reprise 2.0 Photo Casting Announced for THE WORLD GOES ROUND at Reprise 2.0
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 8, 2018

REPRISE 2.0, led by Producing Artistic Director Marcia Seligson, in association with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television Department of Theater (UCLA TFT) chaired by Brian Kite, announces Dawnn Lewis (This Is Us, Major Crimes and IZombie), Valerie Perri (LA Shubert Theatre Evita, Jerome Robbins' Broadway) Larry Cedar (Deadwood), Kelley Dorney (Annie at Hollywood Bowl) and Michael Starr (Bright Star national tour) for its production of The World Goes 'Round with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and conceived by Scott Ellis, Susan Stroman, and David Thompson. It will play September 5 through September 16 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse.  

Check In At The Glitzy GRAND HOTEL Photo Check In At The Glitzy GRAND HOTEL
by Stephi Wild - May 1, 2018

A collection of eccentrics sashay through the revolving doors of the Grand Hotel as the Golden Twenties in Weimar Berlin comes alluringly to life in the Shaw Festival's main stage musical Grand Hotel. Directed by Eda Holmes, with music direction by Paul Sportelli and choreography by Parker Esse, Grand Hotel soars with song and dance encapsulating the era's zest for life. Grand Hotel begins previews May 3 at the Festival Theatre.

Carmen Cusack and Laura Bell Bundy Announced for REPRISE 2.0's Summer Season Photo Carmen Cusack and Laura Bell Bundy Announced for REPRISE 2.0's Summer Season
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 24, 2018

Casting is announced for two REPRISE 2.0 productions with two Tony Award leading actress nominees: Laura Bell Bundy (Legally Blonde - Tony Nomination, Hairspray, Anger Management) is to play Charity in Sweet Charity, directed and choreographed by three time Tony Award-winner Kathleen Marshall from June 20 to July 1, and Carmen Cusack (Bright Star - Tony Nomination, Wicked) is to play Victoria Grant in Victor/Victoria directed by Richard Israel and choreographed by John Todd from September 5 to 16 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse.

Photo Flash: Kokandy Productions Presents GRAND HOTEL Photo Photo Flash: Kokandy Productions Presents GRAND HOTEL
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 19, 2018

Kokandy Productions is pleased to present the final production of its fifth anniversary season: the Tony Award-nominated musical GRAND HOTEL, playing April 15 - May 27, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Featuring a book by Luther Davis, music and lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest and additional music and lyrics by Maury Yeston, the Kokandy production will be directed by Artistic Producer John D. Glover, with music direction by Aaron Benham and choreography by Brenda Didier. Single tickets are currently available at www.kokandyproductions.com, by calling (773) 975-8150 or in person at the Theater Wit Box Office.

GRAND HOTEL, PASSION & More Will Be Featured in Signature Theatre's 2018-19 Season! Photo GRAND HOTEL, PASSION & More Will Be Featured in Signature Theatre's 2018-19 Season!
by Julie Musbach - Apr 17, 2018

Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer and Managing Director Maggie Boland announce the full lineup for Signature Theatre's 2018/19 season.

BWW Review:  In GRAND HOTEL, Berlin's Celebration of Decadent Luxury Fails To See The Photo BWW Review: In GRAND HOTEL, Berlin's Celebration of Decadent Luxury Fails To See The Horrors Ahead
by Michael Dale - Mar 25, 2018

Though the songwriting team of Robert Wright and George Forrest is best remembered by Broadway enthusiasts for adapting the music of Edvard Grieg into SONG OF NORWAY and similarly using the melodies of Alexander Borodin to create their score for KISMET, their greatest success came when director/choreographer Tommy Tune took interest in a musical of theirs that fizzled into obscurity on its way to Broadway, then known as AT THE GRAND.

Review Roundup: Critics Check-In at Encores! GRAND HOTEL Photo Review Roundup: Critics Check-In at Encores! GRAND HOTEL
by Review Roundups - Mar 23, 2018

Encores! is back for round two! The second production of this season is Grand Hotel, directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes, featuring music direction by Encores! Music Director Rob Berman. Grand Hotel, The Musical will run for seven performances at New York City Center from March 21 - 25. The Encores! at 25 season concludes with Me and My Girl (May 9 - 13). Let's see what the critics had to say!

Photo Flash: Welcome to the GRAND HOTEL! First Look at Encores! Full Cast in Action Photo Photo Flash: Welcome to the GRAND HOTEL! First Look at Encores! Full Cast in Action
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 21, 2018

Encores! is back for round two! The second production of this season is Grand Hotel, directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes, featuring music direction by Encores! Music Director Rob Berman. Grand Hotel, The Musicalwill run for seven performances at New York City Center from March 21 - 25. The Encores! at 25 season concludes with Me and My Girl (May 9 - 13). Check out a first look at the cast in action below!

Encores! Tracks Down Family of GRAND HOTEL's Biggest Original Fan Photo Encores! Tracks Down Family of GRAND HOTEL's Biggest Original Fan
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 21, 2018

When Encores! decided to begin a search for the show's biggest fan from the original run- a woman who appeared in a commercial for the show in 1992- the internet came to the rescue.

BWW Exclusive: Original Cast Member William Ryall Checks Back Into GRAND HOTEL Photo BWW Exclusive: Original Cast Member William Ryall Checks Back Into GRAND HOTEL
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 21, 2018

William Ryall has been around for all of it. Not only was he a member of the original 1989 cast, but he will star as Colonel Doctor Otternschlag when the Encores! run begins tonight. We checked in with Ryall to get the scoop on Grand Hotel then and now...

BWW TV: GRAND HOTEL is Open for Business! Watch Highlights of James Snyder, Brandon U Photo BWW TV: GRAND HOTEL is Open for Business! Watch Highlights of James Snyder, Brandon Uranowitz and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 21, 2018

Encores! is back for round two! The second production of this season is Grand Hotel, directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes, featuring music direction by Encores! Music Director Rob Berman. Grand Hotel, The Musicalwill run for seven performances at New York City Center from March 21 - 25. The Encores! at 25 season concludes with Me and My Girl (May 9 - 13).

Kokandy Productions Presents GRAND HOTEL Photo Kokandy Productions Presents GRAND HOTEL
by Julie Musbach - Mar 14, 2018

Kokandy Productions is pleased to present the final production of its fifth anniversary season: the Tony Award-nominated musical GRAND HOTEL, playing April 15 - May 27, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Featuring a book by Luther Davis, music and lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest and additional music and lyrics by Maury Yeston, the Kokandy production will be directed by Artistic Producer John D. Glover, with music direction by Aaron Benham and choreography by Brenda Didier.

BWW TV: Checking In? Meet the Company and Catch a Sneak Peek of Encores! GRAND HOTEL! Photo BWW TV: Checking In? Meet the Company and Catch a Sneak Peek of Encores! GRAND HOTEL!
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 13, 2018

The company met the press today and BroadwayWorld was on hand to chat with the full gang. Meet the cast and get a taste of the music below!

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