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by A.A. Cristi - Sep 28, 2021
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the full cast joining Tony & Emmy Award winner LaChanze in the Broadway premiere of Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress, directed by Charles Randolph-Wright.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2020
Sierra Boggess and Julian Ovenden have come together virtually to share beautiful music with us all!
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 17, 2021
The Link Theatre Company in collaboration with the Delta Symphony Orchestra will present a concert version of the acclaimed Broadway musical, Ragtime, written by the award-winning composer/lyricist team of Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens, and Tony Award-winning playwright, Terrence McNally.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2021
In honor of Luker, a six-time judge for the competition, the Lotte Lenya Competition has created the Rebecca Luker Award, given for an outstanding performance of a selection from a Golden Age musical. The first Luker award was given to Taylor-Alexis DuPont for her performance of “Supper Time,” from As Thousands Cheer.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 8, 2020
PS CLASSICS will release Maury Sings Yeston: The Demos to commemorate the 75th Birthday of Tony Award-winning composer Maury Yeston. The album will be available in digital and streaming formats the day of Yeston's milestone birthday, Friday, October 23!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 29, 2021
Trouble In Mind officially begins previews tonight, October 29, at Roundabout's American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Learn more about the cast here!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2021
Caroline, or Change officially opens tonight, October 27 on Broadway at the Roundabout's Studio 54. Learn more about the cast bringing this show back to Broadway here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 23, 2020
PS CLASSICS has announced the release of Maury Sings Yeston: The Demos to commemorate the 75th birthday of Tony Award-winning composer Maury Yeston. The album is now available in digital and streaming formats today, Yeston's milestone birthday, Friday, October 23.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 21, 2020
This week's list includes Laura Benanti's debut solo album, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performing Disney music, the 2020 West End Mary Poppins cast recording, and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2021
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that the Broadway premiere of Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress, is partnering with radio station 107.5 WBLS-FM, the nation’s most recognizable Black radio station, offering 300 tickets at $19.57 to every preview performance in every section of the theater. 
by Stephi Wild - Oct 14, 2020
This week's list includes the upcoming holiday Hadestown album, the cast recording for the Les Miserables Staged Concert, and more!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 27, 2020
Sierra Boggess and Julian Ovenden have given us all something to be thankful for this fall. The duo has been releasing a series of music videos to coincide with the release of their new album 'Together... at a Distance'.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 26, 2019
The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, presents the Off-Broadway premiere production of the new musical revue Anything Can Happen in the Theater: The Musical World of Maury Yeston with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 25, 2019
Join The York for the Off-Broadway premiere of Anything Can Happen in the Theater: The Musical World of Maury Yeston, an unforgettable evening in the theater featuring a collection of songs from the two-time Tony Award-winning composer and lyricist. The genius of Yeston's songs -- intricate yet emotional, cerebral yet romantic, clever yet unendingly melodic -- is coupled with an outstanding cast (to be announced soon!) for a memorable evening showcasing the myriad sides of the writer's repertoire. Showstoppers from Nine, Grand Hotel, Titanic, Phantom, and Death Takes a Holiday intertwine with premieres of new songs from the Yeston songbook to show off his immense breadth of style -- from the hilarious to the deeply moving.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 24, 2021
The University of Montevallo held a dedication ceremony on November 18th for its new Center for the Arts facility. The university unveiled the Rebecca J. Luker Stage in the DiscoverShelby Theatre, named after its alum, the late Rebecca Luker. Luker graduated from the University of Montevallo in 1984.
by Stage Tube - Nov 19, 2020
Sierra Boggess and Julian Ovenden are back with another song from their album 'Together... At A Distance.' This time the duo took on the song 'The Heather On The Hill' from Brigadoon by Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Loewe.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2019
The York Theatre Company presents the Off-Broadway premiere of the new musical revue Anything Can Happen in the Theater: The Musical World of Maury Yeston with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston. Directed and conceived by Tony Award winner Gerard Alessandrini, the famed creator of Forbidden Broadway (the longest-running revue in Off-Broadway history) and the smash spoof Spamilton, the production will have choreography by Gerry McIntyre (York's Hallelujah, Baby!) and music direction by Greg Jarrett (Pacific Overtures). The five-member cast features Benjamin Eakeley (She Loves Me), Jovan E'Sean (The Secret Life of Bees), Alex Getlin (Slay It With Music), Justin Keyes (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying), and Mamie Parris (School of Rock).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2019
The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, announces the cast and creative team for the Off-Broadway premiere production of the new musical revue Anything Can Happen in the Theater: The Musical World of Maury Yeston with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston. Performances begin Tuesday, November 26, 2019 for a limited engagement through Sunday, December 29, 2019 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Opening Night is Thursday, December 5 at 6:45 p.m.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 13, 2019
Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) will present Victory Train, as a new musical with book, music and lyrics by David Buskin and Jake Holmes, for three (3) performances only: Tomorrow, Thursday, November 14 at 4pm and Friday, November 15 at 12pm and 4pm_ at A.R.T. /New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street - 10th Avenue & 53rd Street) as part of its 'Dare to Be Different' series.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 1, 2019
The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, will present the Off-Broadway premiere of the new musical revue Anything Can Happen in the Theater: The Songs of Maury Yeston with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston, directed and conceived by Gerard Alessandrini. Performances begin Tuesday, November 26, 2019 for a limited engagement through Sunday, December 29, 2019 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Opening Night is set for Thursday, December 5 at 7:00 p.m. Cast and creative team will be announced shortly.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2019
The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, will present the Off-Broadway premiere of the new musical revue Anything Can Happen in the Theater: The Songs of Maury Yeston with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston, directed and conceived by Gerard Alessandrini. Performances begin Tuesday, November 26, 2019 for a limited engagement through Sunday, December 29, 2019 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Opening Night is set for Thursday, December 5 at 7:00 p.m. Cast and creative team will be announced shortly.
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2020
Max von Essen took to Instagram to perform for fans, in lieu of his cancelled concert set for this weekend.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2021
PS CLASSICS has announced the release of All the Girls – the new album from Rebecca Luker and Sally Wilfert – on CD online and in stores today, Friday, March 5. It was released in digital and streaming formats in December. The album marks the final recording by Ms. Luker, a Broadway luminary for over 30 years, who passed away late last year.
by - Mar 1, 2020
Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for March, 2020.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2020
Last year, Rebecca Luker was diagnosed out of nowhere with ALS, a fatal neurodegenerative disease closely related to Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. Now she chats with BroadwayWorld about life since her diagnosis and how you can help.
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 8, 2021
The 92Y School of Music announces new guests for their popular interview series, Cabaret Conversations, now in its second year, as well as new dates for Cabaret History and Great Performances. Previous speakers in the BroadwayWorld Cabaret Award-nominated series have included Chita Rivera and Joe Iconis. Led by award-winning cabaret historian and performer, Michael Kirk Lane these programs are perfect for both practitioners and fans of the art form.
by Stage Tube - Jul 15, 2021
On this week's episode of 32 Bar Cut: The Show, we are sitting down with a true Broadway star and leading lady, Jill Paice! You may have seen Jill on Broadway in The 39 Steps or An American in Paris, but our favorite role of Jill's is by far 'Miss Honey,' in the Broadway smash musical, Matilda!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2022
Fulton Theatre continues the Ellen Arnold Groff Series produced in the Tell Studio Theater with the World Premiere of Changing Channels. Written by John Reeger (The Man Who Murdered Sherlock Holmes, The Christmas Schooner) the play is set backstage at the DuMont Television Network in New York City. Comedy actress Maggie Carlin has her integrity questioned during Cold War turmoil when actors are being blacklisted for their political beliefs.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 15, 2020
On Sunday, January 26, 2020, Encompass New Opera Theatre (Nancy Rhodes, Artistic Director), The Board of Trustees and The Encompass Honorary Gala Chair, Sheldon Harnick will pay tribute to Academy Award and Tony Award-winning luminaries, ESTELLE PARSONS and MAURY YESTON, with a star-studded musical salute. The elegant evening - hosted by Midge Woolsey of Thirteen/WNET and WQXR Radio - will feature recollections and tributes by well-known Musical Theatre and Opera personalities and friends. Dazzling musical entertainment will feature stars of stage and screen.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 11, 2021
On this day, we're wishing a very Happy Birthday to Broadway's Max von Essen!
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 5, 2020
Bay Area Cabaret presents Tony, Grammy and Drama Desk nominee Max von Essen making his solo West Coast debut with award-winning composer, arranger, vocalist and jazz pianist Billy Stritch performing a?oeCall Me Old Fashioned: The American Standarda?? on Sunday, March 8 at 5:00 pm in the Venetian Room of the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco. The duo recently completed a sold-out run at Birdland Jazz Club in New York and will also perform this standards-based show as part of Palm Springs' highly anticipated Cabaret 88 series.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 3, 2020
West End stars Earl Carpenter and Daniel Boys are the final stars to be cast in a star-studded charity gala performance of Boublil And Schönberg's 'The Pirate Queen' at the London Coliseum on Sunday 23 February. Proceeds are going to Leukaemia UK.
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Feb 22, 2021
Today's special guest is Broadway favorite Max Von Essen. Max is a Tony, Drama Desk and Grammy nominated singer and actor best known for his role as Henri in the award winning production of An American in Paris on Broadway. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 4, 2019
The New York Pops performs the timeless music of Rodgers and Hammerstein on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. in Find Your Dream: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein joined by guest artists Laura Michelle Kelly and Max von Essen, as well as Judith Clurman's Essential Voices USA. The concert spans all eleven of Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic collaborations, including 'People Will Say We're in Love' from Oklahoma!, 'You'll Never Walk Alone' from Carousel, 'Some Enchanted Evening' from South Pacific, 'I Have Dreamed' from The King and I, and 'Climb Ev'ry Mountain' from The Sound of Music.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 23, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Broadway veteran Rebecca Luker has passed away. Last year, Rebecca was diagnosed out of nowhere with ALS, a fatal neurodegenerative disease closely related to Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. She was 59 years old.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 23, 2019
PS CLASSICS, the label that celebrates the heritage of Broadway and American popular song, has announced plans to record and release the cast album of the new Off-Broadway musical revue Anything Can Happen in the Theater: The Musical World of Maury Yeston.
by Michael Dale - Dec 22, 2019
A world-famous director can suffer a creative block during a midlife crisis, an unsinkable ship can go under on its initial voyage and death can even take a holiday. These are just three examples of how, when penned by composer/lyricist Maury Yeston, ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN IN THE THEATER.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 19, 2019
Hannah Waddingham (three- time Olivier nominated as Kate/Lilli Vanessi in 'Kiss Me Kate' Desiree Armfeldt in 'A Little Night Music' and The Lady of The Lake in 'Monty Python's Spamalot'), Steph Parry(Dorothy Brock in '42nd Street' and Donna in 'Mamma Mia' ) and Emma Norman (Mrs Lovett,' Sweeney Todd' and Miss Berta, 'Acorn Antiques the Musical') are the latest stars anounced for the charity gala performance of Boublil And Schönberg's 'The Pirate Queen' the composers of 'Les Misérables' and 'Miss Saigon' at London Coliseum Sunday 23 February, 2020.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 18, 2020
PS CLASSICS will release All the Girls – the new album from Rebecca Luker and Sally Wilfert – on Friday, December 25 in digital and streaming formats. A CD will be available on Friday, January 15, 2021. The pair have recorded a celebration of womanhood in all its complexities and expressions.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 17, 2021
A brand-new studio cast recording of the beloved holiday musical, The Christmas Schooner, featuring Tony Award-winners Jessie Mueller (Beautiful – The Carole King Musical; Waitress) and James Monroe Iglehart (Aladdin; Hamilton), will be released in 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 11, 2020
PS CLASSICS has announced the release of Maury Sings Yeston: The Demos to commemorate the 75th Birthday of Tony Award—winning composer Maury Yeston. The album is now available as a 2-disc CD set in stores and online. It was released in digital and streaming formats earlier this season.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 11, 2019
Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Michael Stotts- Managing Director), recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, begins the new year with the world premiere Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and written with Richard Curtis. Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber begins performances Thursday, January 30, 2020, and will continue through Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). JPMorgan Chase & Co. is the major sponsor of Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber. Paper Mill Playhouse's 2019-2020 season is proudly sponsored by Investors Bank. Opening Night is Sunday evening, February 9, 2020 at 7:00pm.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 1, 2019
The York Theatre Company presents the Off-Broadway premiere of the new musical revue Anything Can Happen in the Theater: The Musical World of Maury Yeston with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston. Directed and conceived by Tony Award winner Gerard Alessandrini, the famed creator of Forbidden Broadway (the longest-running revue in Off-Broadway history) and the smash spoof Spamilton, the production has choreography by Gerry McIntyre (York's Hallelujah, Baby!) and music direction by Greg Jarrett (Pacific Overtures). The five-member cast features Benjamin Eakeley (She Loves Me), Jovan E'Sean (The Secret Life of Bees), Alex Getlin (Slay It With Music), Justin Keyes (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying), and Mamie Parris (School of Rock).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2021
92Y has announced upcoming events, both online and in-person! Programming will feature Christine Baranski, Sutton Foster and more.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! On August 13, he chatted with the multi-talented Max von Essen!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Aug 14, 2020
Max von Essen took over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story on Thursday, August 13. Missed all the fun? No worries! Watch the story highlights to get a peek inside his day leading up to his Radio Free Birdland Concert!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 13, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here today, August 13 (12pm ET), as he chats with the multi-talented Max Von Essen!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Aug 13, 2020
In celebration of the premiere of his Radio Free Birdland Concert tonight, Max von Essen will be taking over our Instagram today!
by - Apr 1, 2020
Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for April, 2020.

Death Takes a Holiday Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Death Takes a Holiday have their been?
Death Takes a Holiday has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1929 and Broadway which opened in 1931.

What productions of Death Takes a Holiday have their been?
Death Takes a Holiday has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1929 and Broadway which opened in 1931.

What productions of Death Takes a Holiday have there been?
Death Takes a Holiday has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1929 and Broadway which opened in 1931.