Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Tony Winners John Kander and Bill T. Jones Honored with National Medal of Arts by Ryan McPhee

Celebrated Broadway composer John Kander and Tony-winning choreographer Bill T. Jones are among the recipients of the 2013 Medal of Arts. President Obama will present Kander, Jones and other…

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Vibrant, Zesty Zorba! Gets Staged Concert At Dramaworks by Bill Hirschman

From the first tinkling of the bouzouki, Palm Beach Dramaworks’ mounting of the rarely-seen Kander and ebb musical Zorba! fairly throbs with life-affirming spirit in direct spite of the va…

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Veteran Actor William Parry Embraces Zorba In Palm Beach Dramaworks Staged Concert by Bill Hirschman

As he relates the philosophy of his title character in the musical Zorba, William Parry’s acting chops are so second-nature that he probably doesn’t realize that a slight Greek accent is…

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Monday, June 16, 2014

Encores! 2015 Season Will Include Lady, Be Good, Paint Your Wagon & Zorba by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The 2015 season of New York City Center’s Encores! series will open with George and Ira Gershwin’s Lady, Be Good on February 4, 2015. Next up will be Alan Jay Lerner and Frederic…

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Friday, June 13, 2014

Theater News: 2015 New York City Center Encores! Season Announced

The Kander & Ebb musical Zorba will be among the revivals featured in the celebrated series.

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City Center Encores! Announces 22nd Season by Kevin Daly

Lady, Be Good! Music: George Gershwin Lyrics: Ira Gershwin Book: Guy Bolton & Fred Thompson February 4-8, 2015 Paint Your Wagon Music: Frederick Loewe Book & Lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner …

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New York City Center's 2015 Encores! Season to Feature PAINT YOUR WAGON, ZORBA!, and LADY, BE GOOD by BroadwayWorld

According to The New York Times, City Center has set the 2015 Encores 2015, which will open with George and Ira Gershwin's first complete musical, LADY, BE GOOD,. Performances are slated to …

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Djuki Mala: Chooky Dancers by Bobbi-Lea Dionysius

The full house was buzzing. The audience had gathered for just one thing, to see a YouTube sensation that has spanned the globe and compressed centuries of culture into one rather hilarious …

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Star-Gazing: The Power Behind the Broadway Scene This Spring (A - L) by JK

A couple of weeks ago, I blogged about all of the star power coming to Broadway this spring.  Several of you wrote to express that I was leaving out the other half of the equation by no…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Dramaworks’ Season: Our Town, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Buried Child, Zorba, Lady Day, by Bill Hirschman

Palm Beach Dramaworks’s 2014-2015 season will continue its tradition of presenting classic American and British dramas and musicals, a few familiar, some rarely if ever done by professiona…

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Thursday, August 8, 2013

Liolà – review by Michael Billington

Lyttelton theatre, LondonRichard Eyre's staging of the lusty Pirandello village comedy is nuanced, yet its Irish accent is ultimately discomfitingThis play by Luigi Pirandello is not what yo…

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Thursday, June 13, 2013

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS in LA! by BroadwayWorld TV

'The Scottsboro Boys' with music and lyrics by Kander amp Ebb writers of 'Chicago,' 'Cabaret,' 'Zorba' and more and book by David Thompson, directed by five-time Tony winner Susan Stroman, c…

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Monday, June 10, 2013

Update on Trouble for Artists in Egypt by Nehad Salaiha

(Dancers from the Cairo Opera Ballet Company performed excerpts from Zorba the Greek on the street outside the Ministry of Culture in Zamalek to protest the attack on arts and culture.) (Ed…

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Thursday, May 30, 2013

STAGE TUBE: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Opens at the Ahmanson - Highlights! by Stage Tube

'The Scottsboro Boys' with music and lyrics by Kander amp Ebb writers of 'Chicago,' 'Cabaret,' 'Zorba' and more and book by David Thompson, directed by five-time Tony winner Susan Stroman, c…

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Photo Flash: Paula Abdul and More Attend THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Opening at the Ahmanson by BroadwayWorld

'The Scottsboro Boys' with music and lyrics by Kander amp Ebb writers of 'Chicago,' 'Cabaret,' 'Zorba' and more and book by David Thompson, directed by five-time Tony winner Susan Stroman, c…

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Friday, December 7, 2012

2012 Gypsy of the Year Fred Ebb Tribute by Broadway Cares

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' 24th Annual Gypsy of the Year Competition featured a tribute to legendary lyricist Fred Ebb, led by Tony Award winners David Hyde Pierce and Debra Monk.

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Monday, August 6, 2012

Wait for Me, World: The Kander, Ebb and Wasserman Musical that Never Was by Diana Bertolini

Most archivists will tell you that the best part of our job is the feeling of possibility. Every time you open a box and start digging through it, you might find that something amazing &mdas…

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Thursday, June 28, 2012

"First You Dream" Meet the Cast: Leslie Kritzer by The Kennedy Center

"First You Dream" Meet the Cast: Leslie Kritzer Cast member Leslie Kritzer talks about her journey from hometown to Broadway and the excitement of performing in First You Dream at…

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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

"First You Dream" Meet the Cast: Heidi Blickenstaff by The Kennedy Center

Cast member Heidi Blickenstaff talks about her journey from hometown to Broadway and the excitement of performing in First You Dream at The Kennedy Center.

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Thursday, June 21, 2012

"First You Dream" Meet the Cast: Matthew Scott by The Kennedy Center

"First You Dream" Meet the Cast: Matthew Scott Cast member Matthew Scott talks about his journey from hometown to Broadway and the excitement of performing in First You Dream at T…

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Saturday, June 16, 2012

Highlights from "First You Dream: The Music of Kander & Ebb" by The Kennedy Center

Performance highlights from the musical revue celebrating the songwriting team of John Kander and Fred Ebb, who created Cabaret, Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Zorba, and many more.

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Saturday, June 9, 2012

"First You Dream" Meet the Cast: Alan H. Green by The Kennedy Center

"First You Dream" Meet the Cast: Alan H. Green Cast member Alan H. Green talks about his journey from hometown to Broadway and the excitement of performing in First You Dream at T…

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"First You Dream" Meet the Cast: Patina Miller by The Kennedy Center

"First You Dream" Meet the Cast: Patina Miller Cast member Patina Miller talks about her journey from hometown to Broadway and the excitement of performing in First You Dream at T…

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"First You Dream" Meet the Cast: James Clow by The Kennedy Center

Cast member James Clow talks about his journey from hometown to Broadway and the excitement of performing in First You Dream at The Kennedy Center.

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Monday, June 4, 2012

First You Dream: The Music of Kander and Ebb

Fri, June 8 through Sun, July 1 @ John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, presented by John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -- Come hear the music play in First You Dream: …

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Save on FIRST YOU DREAM; Plays Kennedy Center 6/8-7/1 by Contests

Come hear the music play in this celebration of the songwriting team who created Cabaret, Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Zorba, and many more hits. Featuring a 23-piece orchestra and a c…

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Saturday, June 2, 2012

"First You Dream: The Music of Kander & Ebb" In Rehearsal by The Kennedy Center

The cast and director of the musical revue First You Dream discuss the celebrated work of John Kander and Fred Ebb, the songwriting team who created Cabaret, Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woma…

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Friday, June 1, 2012

STAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal with FIRST YOU DREAM Kander & Ebb Revue by Stage Tube

The cast and director Eric Schaeffer of the musical revue First You Dream, set to open this month at the Kennedy Center, discuss the work of their show's muses, John Kander and Fred Ebb, the…

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Monday, April 30, 2012

Liza Minnelli, Bebe Neuwirth & More to Honor Legendary Composer John Kander at Dramatists Guild Fund Gala by Broadway.com

With the help of theater icons like Liza Minnelli and Bebe Neuwirth, the Dramatists Guild Fund will honor legendary composer John Kander at their upcoming 50th Anniversary Gala. The celebrat…

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Photo Flash: Karen Mason & Brent Barrett Play Birdland! by BroadwayWorld

On Monday, April 9, Broadway stars Karen Mason and Brent Barrett thrilled a packed house with an evening of Kander amp Ebb showstoppers at Birdland The concert, titled Sing Happy, was a cele…

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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Patina Miller, Heidi Blickenstaff & More Set For Kander and Ebb Tribute First You Dream by Broadway.com

Patina Miller, Heidi Blickenstaff, James Clow, Alan H. Green, Leslie Kritzer and Matthew Scott complete the cast of the Kander and Ebb musical revue First You Dream: The Music of Kander and …

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