The Gershwins' Fascinating Rhythm Broadway

From source material by Deena Rosenberg

A revue of Gershwin music with contemporary flavor.

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by Louisa Brady - Sep 6, 2015
Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Darius de Haas: 'Something to Live For: Celebrating Strayhorn & More;' Linda Lavin: Starting Over; Carter Calvert at 54 Below; Nicholas Guest: Finding Nick; and Madeline Kahn Tribute.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2014
Patrick Wilson and Ed Helms are starring in the upcoming film, STRETCH, set to be released October 14, 2014. Check out the trailer below!
by Movies News Desk - Sep 24, 2014
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Patrick Wilson and Matthew Fox have signed on to join Kurt Russell and Matthew Jenkins in Caliber Media's upcoming western BONE TOMAHAWK.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2013
In a recent interview with the Examiner, stage and screen star Patrick Wilson revealed that he'll be heading back to Broadway next year. When asked if he had plans to return to the stage, he responded: 'You know, I'm looking. I actually am going to do something in the spring for a very short while - I won't go into it but I literally agreed to it about an hour ago. But yeah, I'm going to sing again in the spring, at least for a little bit. I'm trying to find something. This is the longest I've ever gone without doing a musical. It's been like 11 years.'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017
The Public Theater begins performances for the free Public Works musical adaptation of William Shakespeare's As You Like It, adapted by Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery, with music and lyrics by Shaina Taub tonight, September 1.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 7, 2014
Long-time friends, associates and family gathered last night (October 6) to celebrate the 70th birthday of one of the theatre community's most treasured members - award-winning sound designer Abe Jacob.
by Movies News Desk - Oct 31, 2013
Variety reports exclusively that Patrick Wilson will star in Atlas Independent and Relativity International MAN ON CARRION ROAD, replacing Timothy Olyphant, the actor originally cast in the drama.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015
Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents the original Broadway kids of A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL in THE KIDS FROM A CHRISTMAS STORY on Monday November 2, 2015 at 7:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015
The Crazy Coqs has announced a month of November glamour at London's most luxurious live entertainment venue. 
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2012
TVLine reports that the HBO network has set a premiere date for the second season of its hit series GIRLS. The dramedy wil return on Sunday, January 13, at 9/8c on HBO. Broadway vet Patrick Wilson is set to guest star as 'Joshua'.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015
The Crazy Coqs has announced a month of November glamour at London's most luxurious live entertainment venue. 
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018
The Muny announced today its full cast, design and production team for the theatre's centennial season production of The Wiz, June 19 - 25. 
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2013
Farah Alvin (Nine, Grease!, The Marvelous Wonderettes) , Anika Larsen (Avenue Q, Rent, Closer Than Ever, Xanadu), Patti Murin (Wicked, Lysistrata Jones), Samia Najimy Finnerty, N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical, Sondheim on Sondheim), Orfeh (Legally Blonde, The Gershwins' Fascinating Rhythm, Love, Janis, Saturday Night Fever), Jarrod Spector(Jersey Boys, Les Miserables) and American Idol Finalist Erika Van Pelt will comprise the lineup for the June 10 edition of The Pop Show, part of the Broadway at Birdland series at Birdland Jazz Club. The 7pm concert will feature the songs of Adele.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2013
Petruchio and Katherine backstage. Romeo and Juliet on a fire escape. From Kiss Me, Kate to West Side Story, Shakespeare has left his mark on the American Songbook. Tony Award-nominated director Mark Lamos (Cymbeline, Seascape) makes his Lyrics & Lyricists debut revealing the ties between Stratford-on-Avon and Shubert Alley in the 2013 season closer, Brush UpYour Shakespeare: The Bard and the Broadway Musical, on June 1, 2 and 3. Lamos is joined by vocalists Christine Andreas, Daniel Breaker, Britney Coleman, Max Von Essen, and Heather Jane Rolff.
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016
Legendary theatrical sound designer Abe Jacob will be honored for his pioneering career achievements at the Live Design Awards on Monday, June 13 in New York. Another legendary icon, Chita Rivera, will present the award to Jacob, whom she has known since the original Broadway production of CHICAGO (1975).
by Movies News Desk - Mar 26, 2013
Patrick Wilson and Katherine Heigl are officially set to take a trip just NORTH OF HELL. According to Deadline, the duo have signed on to star in Darko Entertainment's upcoming dark comedy NORTH OF HELL.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015
SEATTLE, WA - Pacific Northwest Ballet's Swan Lake, choreographed by Founding Artistic Director Kent Stowell, returns to the McCaw Hall stage as the fifth offering of PNB's 2014-15 season. This beloved story ballet, revered by audiences and dancers alike, is classical ballet at its very best. Sumptuous scenery, costumes, and lighting, and an achingly beautiful Tchaikovsky score, set the stage for the ethereal corps de ballet and the ultimate challenge for ballerinas all over the world—the dual role of Odette, trapped in the body of a white swan until the oath of her true love sets her free; and Odile, the “Black Swan” temptress. With an added performance on opening weekend, Swan Lake runs for nine performances only, from April 10 through 19 at Seattle Center's Marion Oliver McCaw Hall. Tickets start at $30. For more information, contact the PNB Box Office at 206.441.2424, in person at 301 Mercer Street, or online at PNB.org.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015
Having conquered Broadway with a string of acclaimed roles - from Gypsy to White Christmas to On the Town - triple-threat Tony Yazbeck sets his sights on reinventing the solo album with his new studio recording, The Floor Above Me, adapted and expanded from his one-man show. The album will be released by PS Classics on August 11.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2013
Farah Alvin (Nine, Grease!, The Marvelous Wonderettes) , Anika Larsen (Avenue Q, Rent, Closer Than Ever, Xanadu), Patti Murin (Wicked, Lysistrata Jones), Samia Najimy Finnerty, N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical, Sondheim on Sondheim), Orfeh (Legally Blonde, The Gershwins' Fascinating Rhythm, Love, Janis, Saturday Night Fever), Jarrod Spector(Jersey Boys, Les Miserables) and American Idol Finalist Erika Van Pelt will comprise the lineup for tonight's June 10 edition of The Pop Show, part of the Broadway at Birdland series at Birdland Jazz Club. The 7pm concert will feature the songs of Adele.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2013
Kelli Barrett (Rock of Ages, Baby It's You!, The Royal Family, Bright Lights, Big City),Lisa Birnbaum (F#%king Up Everything, Abraham Lincoln's Big Gay Dance Party), William Blake(Male Vocalist of the Year, 2012 Cabaret Awards) and Darius de Haas (Dreamgirls, Rent, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Carousel) have joined the lineup for The Pop Show Presents....Adele! on June 10 at Birdland Jazz Club. The 7pm concert, part of the Broadway at Birdland series, will feature the songs of Adele, with proceeds benefiting VH1's Save the Music fund.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014
Flashpoint Theatre Company finishes its 10th Anniversary Season with Tom Cone, Skip Kennon, and Ellen Fitzhugh's one-man musical Herringbone. Flashpoint's first musical will run July 10-July 27. Its Opening Night is Saturday, July 12 at 8 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016
Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 'The No Rules Show' hosted by Joshua Morgan on June 25, 2016 at 11:30. Join Broadway's Joshua Morgan (L?es Mis)?at fabulous Feinstein's/54 Below for an evening that's 50% talkshow, 25% cabaret, 20% sketch comedy, and 5% WTF.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017
New York City Center announced today that Patrick Wilson will join the cast of Brigadoon this fall. The concert production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick's Loewe's classic musical, directed by Christopher Wheeldon with music direction by Rob Berman, begins on November 15 with a gala performance honoring Tony Award-winning producer and City Center Board co-chairman Stacey Mindich. An additional six performances will be heldNovember 16 through 19. Funds raised by all performances will allow City Center to make the best in the performing arts accessible to the widest possible audience by subsidizing affordable tickets throughout the year to programs such as Fall for Dance and Encores! Off-Center.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013
Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for today, June 10-16, 2013, featuring Ravi Coltrane Quartet, Scott Alan, The Pop Show Presents...Adele! A Fundraiser Celebrating the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance's Education Program Featuring: Arturo O'Farrill Quintet, The Fat Afro Latin Jazz Cats & ALJA's NYC All-Star Youth Orchestra, Barbara Carroll, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, The Birdland Big Band, David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Centennial Band, and MANY MORE!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013
Kelli Barrett (Rock of Ages, Baby It's You!, The Royal Family, Bright Lights, Big City),Lisa Birnbaum (F#%king Up Everything, Abraham Lincoln's Big Gay Dance Party), William Blake(Male Vocalist of the Year, 2012 Cabaret Awards) and Darius de Haas (Dreamgirls, Rent, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Carousel) have joined the lineup for The Pop Show Presents....Adele! tonight, June 10 at Birdland Jazz Club. The 7pm concert, part of the Broadway at Birdland series, will feature the songs of Adele, with proceeds benefiting VH1's Save the Music fund.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2013
Petruchio and Katherine backstage. Romeo and Juliet on a fire escape. From Kiss Me, Kate to West Side Story, Shakespeare has left his mark on the American Songbook. Tony Award-nominated director Mark Lamos (Cymbeline, Seascape) makes his Lyrics & Lyricists debut revealing the ties between Stratford-on-Avon and Shubert Alley in the 2013 season closer, Brush UpYour Shakespeare: The Bard and the Broadway Musical, tonight, June 1 and June 2 & 3.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2013
Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for June 10-16, 2013, featuring Ravi Coltrane Quartet, Scott Alan, The Pop Show Presents...Adele! A Fundraiser Celebrating the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance's Education Program Featuring: Arturo O'Farrill Quintet, The Fat Afro Latin Jazz Cats & ALJA's NYC All-Star Youth Orchestra, Barbara Carroll, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, The Birdland Big Band, David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Centennial Band, and MANY MORE!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014
Flashpoint Theatre Company finishes its 10th Anniversary Season with Tom Cone, Skip Kennon, and Ellen Fitzhugh's one-man musical Herringbone. Flashpoint's first musical will run July 10-July 27. Its Opening Night is Saturday, July 12 at 8 p.m.
by Louisa Brady - Jul 3, 2016
Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: 54 Sings 1776, John Lloyd Young at 54 Below, Caroline Bowman at 54 Below, The Skivvies, with Matt Doyle, Lesli Margherita, and More, and Tony Yazbeck in 'The Floor Above Me'.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014
Flashpoint Theatre Company closes out its 10th Anniversary with Tom Cone, Skip Kennon, and Ellen Fitzhugh's one-man musical Herringbone. Flashpoint's first musical will run July 10-July 27. Its Opening Night is Saturday, July 12 at 8 p.m. All performances take place at the Off-Broad Street Theatre at First Baptist Church, 1636 Sansom Street.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017
The Public Theater will kick off the 2017-18 season in September with a free Public Works musical adaptation of William Shakespeare's As You Like It, adapted by Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery, with music and lyrics by Shaina Taub, and the company has just been announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014
The Old Globe today announced the full cast and creative team for Shakespeare's The Two Gentlemen of Verona. Renowned director, Globe alumnus, and Tony Award nominee Mark Lamos (Compleat Female Stage Beauty, Pentecost, Resurrection Blues) returns to the Globe with one of Shakespeare's most delightful and boisterous comedies. The final production of the 2014 Summer Season will be presented in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre, August 10 - September 14, 2014.
by Melanie Votaw - Jul 15, 2016
According to Artistic Director/Producer Tony Waag, Tap Treasures Showcase "reinvestigates and revisits eight historic locations in Manhattan that contributed to the evolution of tap dance." The hour-long show was performed at The Duke on 42nd Street on Thursday, July 14, 2016.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014
Flashpoint Theatre Company finishes its 10th Anniversary Season with the Tom Cone, Skip Kennon, and Ellen Fitzhugh's one-man musical Herringbone. Flashpoint's first musical will run today, July 10-July 27. Its Opening Night is Saturday, July 12 at 8 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015
Marty Thomas presents DIVA is a weekly show at Industry Bar in midtown Manhattan. Featuring a rotating cast of tremendous female vocalists, it is hosted and produced by Marty Thomas (XANADU, WICKED, THE SECRET GARDEN). DIVA celebrates fabulous female vocalists paying tribute to some of histories most over the top icons! The cast performs a brand new show every week with exciting new guests rotating.
by TV News Desk - Feb 8, 2013
This Sunday's all-new episode of HBO's award-winning series GIRLS entitled "One Man's Trash" features actor Patrick Wilson ('A Gifted Man,' 'The Switch') as 'Joshua', a Brooklyn doctor to whom Hannah finds herself inexorably drawn. Check out the sneak peek below!
by Movies News Desk - Feb 7, 2014
The Wrap writes that Ian McShane will star alongside Patrick Wilson in Atlas Independent and Relativity International's THE MAN ON CARRION ROAD. Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego will direct from a script by Nils Lyew.
by Movies News Desk - Feb 7, 2013
Oscar-winner Stefan Ruzowitzky (THE COUNTERFEITERS, DEADFALL) is in late negotiations to direct Alec Baldwin and Patrick Wilson in CAUGHT STEALING, Myriad Pictures announced today. The film, based on the first novel of Charlie Huston's The Henry Thompson Triology, was scripted by David Hayter.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016
Having conquered Broadway with a string of acclaimed roles -- from GYPSY to WHITE CHRISTMAS to ON THE TOWN and now FINDING NEVERLAND -- triple-threat Tony Yazbeck sets his sights on reinventing the solo album with his new studio recording, THE FLOOR ABOVE ME, adapted and expanded from his one-man show. The album is available in stores and online via PS Classics today, February 5, 2016.
by Movies News Desk - Feb 27, 2014
Edgar Wright will direct the film from a script he co-wrote with Joe Cornish. Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige will produce the film with Nira Park.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2013
The Board of Directors and Executive Director/Producer/Founder of THE COLUMN Awards Organization, John Garcia, have announced that Tony Award nominee, Broadway sensation Orfeh will be their special guest star and Co-host for the 14th Annual COLUMN Awards Gala. The extravaganza event will be held tonight, February 25, 2013 at the Carpenter Theatre at the Irving Arts Center.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2013
The Board of Directors and Executive Director/Producer/Founder of THE COLUMN Awards Organization, John Garcia, have announced today that Tony Award nominee, Broadway sensation Orfeh will be their special guest star and Co-host for the 14th Annual COLUMN Awards Gala. The extravaganza event will be held on Monday February 25, 2013 at the Carpenter Theatre at the Irving Arts Center.
by Walter McBride - Dec 10, 2012
Today, we're featuring Patrick Wilson circa 2001. On stage, Wilson has appeared in Broadway's All My Sons, Barefoot in the Park, Something Good, Oklahoma!, Dreamgirls, The Full Monty and The Gershwins' Fascinating Rhythm. Off-Broadway he has taken the stage in Tenderloin, Bright Lights, Big City, and toured with the national cast of Carousel. Wilson has also appeared in a Minnesota production of Romeo and Juliet, as well as a New York production of Finian's Rinbow, a regional show Lucky in the Rain, and many more.
by Jessica Khan - Aug 31, 2015
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER reunites in concert and LES MIZ honors its fallen comrade, Kyle Jean-Baptiste, this afternoon.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017
A friendly reminder! The Public Theater will begin performances for the free Public Works musical adaptation of William Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT, adapted by Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery, with music and lyrics by Shaina Taub on Friday, September 1.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016
Stretching the boundaries of art song, Sparks & Wiry Cries presents a gala fundraiser showcasing GRAMMY Award-winning singer Rhiannon Giddens in an evening of German Lieder, African American art song and selections from Black Broadway. She will be joined by Steinway Artist Spencer Myer on the piano and guest artist and Broadway star Darius de Haas.
by Meet the Cast - Apr 28, 2016
A re-imagined version of the 1921 musical SHUFFLE ALONG, one of the earliest stage hits starring, written and directed by African-Americans, opens tonight, April 28, on Broadway at the Music Box Theatre. SHUFFLE ALONG has a new book and is directed by George C. Wolfe, choreographed by Savion Glover. Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch SUNDAY MORNING's recent behind-the-scenes look at the show!
by Dylan Siegman - Apr 23, 2015
While the sky may have been a little cloudy, the stars were shining bright at The Hobby Center as Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) celebrated the 13th Annual Tommy Tune Awards showcasing Houston's extraordinary and remarkable high school musical theatre talent. Sarofim Hall was practically filled to the brim, with over 400+ students, their directors and choreographers, and parents and friends. The nerves and excitement could hardly be ignored, as everyone sat in anticipation for the show to start. As Caroline Timm, Assistant Manager of PR & Marketing put it, 'this show is like the Tonys for these kids.' As the lights went down, the entire room burst out in applause and cheers, which would stop only momentarily throughout the night.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017
Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel today announced casting for the Encores! production of The Golden Apple, John Latouche and Jerome Moross' cult classic.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2015
SEATTLE, WA - Pacific Northwest Ballet's Swan Lake, choreographed by Founding Artistic Director Kent Stowell, returns to the McCaw Hall stage as the fifth offering of PNB's 2014-15 season. This beloved story ballet, revered by audiences and dancers alike, is classical ballet at its very best. Sumptuous scenery, costumes, and lighting, and an achingly beautiful Tchaikovsky score, set the stage for the ethereal corps de ballet and the ultimate challenge for ballerinas all over the world—the dual role of Odette, trapped in the body of a white swan until the oath of her true love sets her free; and Odile, the “Black Swan” temptress. With an added performance on opening weekend, Swan Lake runs for nine performances only, from tonight, April 10 through 19 at Seattle Center's Marion Oliver McCaw Hall.