Dear World 1969

Ages: 6+
Opened: February 6, 1969

Dear World - 1969 - Broadway History , Info & More

Mark Hellinger Theatre
237 West 51st St. New York, NY

Based on The Madwoman of Chaillot by Jean Giraudoux as adapated by Maurice Valency


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Photos: Broadway Lights Dim in Honor of Angela Lansbury
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 16, 2022


As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this week, the Broadway community paused to honor the memory of Dame Angela Lansbury, the six-time Tony Award-winning actress whose career spanned six decades on Broadway. Check out photos of 45th Street during the special tribute.

TCM to Present 24-Hour Angela Lansbury Tribute in November
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 15, 2022


Turner Classic Movies (TMC) will present a 12-film tribute to Angela Lansbury on November 21st. The 24-hour marathon will include some of her most memorable films including Gaslight and The Manchurian Candidate, as well as an airing of the 1982 filmed production of Sweeney Todd. Dame Angela Lansbury passed away on October 11, 2022, at the age of 96. 

Broadway Theatres to Dim Lights in Memory of Angela Lansbury
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2022


The Broadway community will honor the memory of Dame Angela Lansbury, the six-time Tony Award-winning actress. Ms. Lansbury passed away on October 11, 2022, at the age of 96.

Counting Off the Tony Awards Already Won by the 2022 Nominees!
by Team BWW - Jun 11, 2022


The 2022 Tony nominees are already winners... literally. For some, this marks their first nomination, but others have already won Tony Awards in seasons past. We took a look at which nominees have won at least a Tony or two (or six!) - amongst them, they've gathered a total 61 awards!

Angela Lansbury Will Receive Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement
by Team BWW - May 23, 2022


The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced today that legendary actress and five-time Tony Award winner Angela Lansbury will receive the 2022 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre.

Lesli Margherita to Appear on KPFK Radio's ARTS IN REVIEW
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 22, 2021


On Jan 22, Arts in Review welcomes singer/actress Leslie Margherita, featured in Pasadena Playhouse’s virtual musical revue, You I Like: A Musical Celebration of Jerry Herman, honoring the genius responsible for the Broadway classics Hello, Dolly!; Mame; La Cage aux Folles and many more, now through February 7, 2021 on PlayhouseLive.

Bernadette Peters, David Hyde Pierce and More to be Featured in YOU I LIKE: A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF JERRY HERMAN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 4, 2021


Pasadena Playhouse has announced the January 10, 2021 PlayhouseLive Online Opening Night of You I Like: A Musical Celebration of Jerry Herman, a virtual musical revue honoring the genius responsible for the Broadway classics Hello, Dolly!; Mame; La Cage aux Folles and many more.

VIDEO: On This Day, July 10- Celebrating Composer Jerry Herman
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 10, 2020


Herman is known for his work on Broadway classics such as Hello, Dolly!, Mame, La Cage Aux Folles, Dear World, Mack & Mabel, The Grand Tour, Milk & Honey and many more. He has been nominated for five Tony Awards, and won twice, for Hello, Dolly! and La Cage Aux Folles. He received a Lifetime Achievement Tony Award in 2009, and a Kennedy Center Honors in 2010.

Breaking: Legendary Composer and Lyricist Jerry Herman Has Passed Away at 88
by Stephi Wild - Dec 27, 2019


BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that legendary Tony Award winning composer and lyricist Jerry Herman has passed away. He died in Miami on December 26, due to pulmonary complications. He was 88 years old.

Lakeway Players Announce SHOWTUNE: CELEBRATING THE WORDS & MUSIC OF JERRY HERMAN
by Julie Musbach - Oct 1, 2018


The Lakeway Players will be presenting  'Showtune: Celebrating the words & music of Jerry Herman', which is a wonderful uplifting musical revue.

Tyne Daly Leads DEAR WORLD in Concert Tonight at Valley Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016


Now, Valley Performing Arts Center will kick-off the new season and its Broadway series on September 30 at 8:00pm with a one night only concert performance of Dear World, starring Tony and Emmy Award winner Tyne Daly in the role of Countess Aurelia.

Tyne Daly to Lead DEAR WORLD in Concert at Valley Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016


Now, Valley Performing Arts Center will kick-off the new season and its Broadway series on September 30 at 8:00pm with a one night only concert performance of Dear World, starring Tony and Emmy Award winner Tyne Daly in the role of Countess Aurelia.

Feinstein's at the Nikko Launches 'Musicals in Concert' Series with HELLO, DOLLY! Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016


This summer, Feinstein's at the Nikko will present concert productions of two classic Jerry Herman musicals -- Hello, Dolly! and Mame -- as part of their new 'Musicals in Concert' series.

Feinstein's at the Nikko to Launch 'Musicals in Concert' Series with HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016


This summer, Feinstein's at the Nikko will present concert productions of two classic Jerry Herman musicals -- Hello, Dolly! and Mame -- as part of their new "Musicals in Concert" series.

Vintage Theatre's MACK AND MABEL Begins Tomorrow
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 7, 2014


Vintage Theatre presents 'Mack and Mabel' August 8 through September 14. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m; with additional performances on Thursday, September 11 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, September 13 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $26 ($21 advance), Senior, Student, Group discounts available. Tickets are available by calling 303-856-7830 or online at www.vintagetheatre.com. Vintage Theatre is located at 1468 Dayton St., Aurora 80010

Shields, Lansbury, Jackson et al. Celebrate 28th Birthday of NY Pops at Carnegie Hall, 5/2
by Jessica Lewis - Mar 16, 2011


On Monday, May 2, 2011 The New York Pops' marks its 28th birthday with Celebrate Hope, a grand gala evening celebrating the legacy of late actor and comedian Bob Hope and honoring decades of support by Interpublic Group. The event begins at 7:00 PM with a concert at Carnegie Hall featuring a special lineup of concert artists - including Brooke Shields, Cheyenne Jackson, Christine Ebersole, Kelli O'Hara, Maurice Hines, Cartier Williams and special guest Angela Lansbury - under the baton of Music Director Steven Reineke. The New York Pops will also be joined on stage by the singers of The Camp Broadway Kids and the West Point Glee Club. Following the concert, a black tie dinner and dance will be held at the luxurious Plaza Hotel.

TV: 2009 TONY MOMENTS - Jerry Herman
by James Sims - Jun 9, 2009


The American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards® celebration of excellence in the theatre includes recognition of winners and nominees in the 27 competitive categories. The Tony Awards® administrative committee also celebated the honorees for the four non-competitive categories which were presented at the 2009 Tony Awards Sunday, June 7th. The 2009 Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and The American Theatre Wing.

2009 Tony Award Honorees For Non-Competitive Categories
by Charlie Piane - Jun 8, 2009


BroadwayWorld Congratulates the 2009 Tony Award Honorees, Non-Competitive Categories

Jerry Herman, Virginia's Signature Theatre, Shirley Herz and Phyllis Newman Honored at the Tony Awards Telecast 6/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2009


The Tony Administration Committee revealed the names of a quartet of honorees who are to be recognized in the four non-competitive Tony categories. Composer/lyricist Jerry Herman, Virginia's Signature Theatre, and longtime press agent Shirley Herz will be honored at the 63rd annual Tony Awards ceremony on June 7. Actress/writer Phyllis Newman will receive the newest Tony Award for her volunteer work as an advocate for women's health.

'WALL-E' To Appear On 'TONY' Awards Telecast 6/7
by Eddie Varley - Jun 2, 2009


Jim Hill Media reveals today that the Living Character Initiative version of WALL-E will be taking part in the Tony Award telecast tribute to composer Jerry Herman at Sunday's awards.

TONYS 2009: Celebrating a Lifetime of Achievement with Jerry Herman
by Eddie Varley - May 29, 2009


Mr. Herman composed the scores for such Broadway musicals as Hello, Dolly!, Mame and La Cage aux Folles. He is a five-time Tony Award nominee and two time Tony Award winner, for La Cage aux Folles and Hello, Dolly!

2009 Tony Award Honorees For Non-Competitive Categories
by Charlie Piane - May 8, 2009


BroadwayWorld Presents The 2009 Tony Award Honorees For Non-Competitive Categories

Jerry Herman, Virginia's Signature Theatre, Shirley Herz and Phyllis Newman Set for Honors at Tony Awards Telecast 6/7
by Eddie Varley - May 4, 2009


On Monday, May 5, the Tony Administration Committee revealed the names of a quartet of honorees who are to be recognized in the four non-competitive Tony categories. Composer/lyricist Jerry Herman, Virginia's Signature Theatre, and longtime press agent Shirley Herz will be honored at the 63rd annual Tony Awards ceremony on June 7. Actress/writer Phyllis Newman will receive the newest Tony Award for her volunteer work as an advocate for women's health.

Don Pippin Talks Herman, Music & More to DC Theatre Scene
by Eddie Varley - Mar 13, 2009


Legendary musical director Don Pippin, one of the leading conductors in the United States, has taken up the baton to lead the National Symphony Orchestra this week as Kennedy Center honors the accomplishments of Jerry Herman in JERRY HERMAN'S BROADWAY. The gifted Pippin has had a long and rich creative history with Herman as he has collaborated on the composers many works including such musicals as 'Ben Franklin in Paris', 'Mack and Mabel', 'Mame' and 'La Cage Aux Follies'.

Sandy Duncan's Mame at Barrington Stage Co Oct 4-15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2006


Stage and screen actress Sandy Duncan will 'coax the blues right out of the horn,' as she makes her Barrington Stage debut as the glamorous Mame Dennis in a semi-staged concert version of Jerry Herman's legendary musical 'Mame,' directed by Julianne Boyd. BSC's first fall production in its new home in Pittsfield, at 30 Union Street, will run for two weeks from October 4 through 15.

Dear World History

Other Productions of Dear World

1969   Broadway Original Broadway Production
Broadway
1998   New York Workshop
New York
2000   Chester, CT (Regional) Goodspeed Revival
Chester, CT (Regional)
2002   Regional (US) Regional Revival
Regional (US)
2013   West End Charing Cross Theatre Production
West End
2017   Off-Broadway York Theatre Company Off-Broadway Revival
Off-Broadway

Dear World - 1969 Broadway Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
1969 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Angela Lansbury
1969 Tony Awards Best Scenic Design Oliver Smith

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