Tuesday, April 2, 2024

David Rockwell in Playbill's "My Life in the Theatre" by Playbill

Tony-winning designer of She Loves Me and Kinky Boots, Hairspray and more, David Rockwell, shares the secrets behind some of his most memorable sets.

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:24PM

Tony Award Winner Laura Benanti Is Back with Laura Benanti: Nobody Cares by Darryn King

Laura Benanti is bringing her musical comedy show, Laura Benanti: Nobody Cares, back to the Minetta Lane Theatre. The show, which premiered with three sold-out performances at the venue in F…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:06PM
Monday, April 1, 2024

How a Childhood in Mexico Inspired David Rockwell to Be a Set Designer by Margaret Hall

The Tony-winning designer of She Loves Me and Kinky Boots shares the secrets behind some of his most memorable sets.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM
Thursday, February 29, 2024


Windows/The Town Hall – Lucy Simon Tribute/Joe’s Pub – A Wonderful World Armstrong Musical/Studio 54 – Queen of Versailles/Kristin Chenoweth  On Monday, March 25th at 7:00pm, a bev…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 11:27AM
Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Scott Ellis to Remain Interim Artistic Director of Roundabout Theatre Company Through the 2025-26 Season by Hayley Levitt

Scott Ellis, who assumed the role of Interim Artistic Director of Roundabout Theatre Company following the passing of longtime Artistic Director Todd Haimes, will remain in the role through …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:48PM
Tuesday, December 19, 2023

Broadway Babe by Barry Gordin

Nostalgic picks from Broadway Babe: Kismet, She Loves Me, Joan Rivers, and Frank Sinatra December 19, 2023: Broadway Babe, Randie Levine-Miller, has come up with some nostalgic treasures. …

SOURCE: theaterlife at 04:06PM
Thursday, December 7, 2023

David Rockwell Joins Architectural Digest Hall of Fame; Also Receives Interior Design's First-Ever Icon Award by Meg Masseron

The Tony Award-winning designer has set the scenes of dozens of Broadway productions, including Into the Woods, She Loves Me, Kiss Me Kate, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM
Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Broadway Close Up: Party at the Princes' by Wendy Caster

Last night, Broadway Close Up presented yet another lovely night of talented people singing wonderful songs. The evening was devoted to shows that Hal Prince produced and/or directed, which …

SOURCE: Show Showdown at 05:12PM
Friday, November 10, 2023

Video: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, SHE LOVES ME Lyricist Sheldon Harnick Celebrated At Star-Studded Memorial

An array of Broadway luminaries, including Danny Burstein, Robert Cuccioli, Jason Danieley, Harvey Fierstein, Rob Fisher, Jessica Hecht, Judy Kuhn, Nancy Opel, David Rockwell, Alan Schmuckl…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:55PM
Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Broadway theaters to dim lights in memory of Sheldon Harnick by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony Award-winning lyricist behind “Fiddler on the Roof” and “She Loves Me” passed away in June.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 01:18PM
Monday, October 2, 2023

40 Years of Broadway: Creative Influencers: The Designers by JK

40 Years of Broadway: Creative Influencers: The Designers I've been so fortunate to see some of the greatest stage designs of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Many of the master in…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 06:55AM
Friday, September 15, 2023

Michael McGrath, Tony Award winner of 'Tootsie' and 'Spamalot,' dies at 65 by The Associated Press

McGrath was in over a dozen Broadway shows including “Plaza Suite,” “She Loves Me,” “Tootsie" and “Spamalot” as well as on television as the sidekick to Martin Short on “The …

SOURCE: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at 03:50PM

Tony Winner Michael McGrath Dies at 65 by Logan Culwell-Block

One of Broadway's most prolific comic actors, Mr. McGrath counted Broadway's Nice Work If You Can Get It, Spamalot, She Loves Me, and more on his long résumé.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:37AM
Friday, September 8, 2023

Name That Show: 1960s Broadway Songs by JK

Hello, show tune lovers! Today's game is all about songs from Broadway musicals that opened in the 1960s. You've probably at least heard of all the shows included here, but how familiar are …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 06:43AM
Saturday, August 26, 2023

Queer She Loves Me: “Vanilla Ice Cream” (Jade Amber) by bwaySHO

“Vanilla Ice Cream” from She Loves Me, but make it Queer 🍦🥰 Jade Amber rocking this performance at Pretty, Witty & Gay Cabaret! You can go to the cabaret tonight at Green Room 42!…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:00PM
Thursday, July 6, 2023

The Skivvies and Laura Benanti - This Is Your Broadway Life by Lauren Molina

Laura Benanti joins The Skivvies (Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley) to perform a medley from all the shows she’s done on Broadway. Songs include: Do Re Mi (The Sound of Music), Hit Me with …

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:58AM
Friday, June 30, 2023

Remembering Broadway legend and 'Fiddler on the Roof' lyricist Sheldon Harnick by Terry Gross

Harnick, along with composer Jerry Bock, wrote the enduring music for Fiddler, as well as Fiorello and She Loves Me. He died June 23. Originally broadcast in 1988, 2004 and 2014.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 07:04PM
Thursday, June 29, 2023

Sheldon Harnick obituary by Michael Coveney

American lyricist known for his work with the composer Jerry Bock on musicals such as She Loves Me and Fiddler on the RoofFor 15 years on Broadway, between 1956 and 1970, the lyricist Sheldo…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:55PM
Wednesday, June 28, 2023

My 2014 Interview With Lyricist Sheldon Harnick by Frank Rizzo

Sheldon Harnick, the great Broadway lyricist died earlier this month at the age of 99. Here is an interview I did with him from his Manhattan home in 2014 to advance a production off “Fidd…

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 12:02AM
Monday, June 26, 2023


(Gagliano’s remembrance appeared 6/26.) I met lyricist Sheldon Harnick (died Friday, 23 June, 2023: age 99) once, at the Eugene O’Neill Musical Theatre Conference. Composer Claibe Richar…

SOURCE: stagevoices.com at 08:17PM

Sheldon Harnick, Legendary Lyricist of Fiddler on the Roof & She Loves Me, Dies at 99 by Broadway.com

Sheldon Harnick, the Tony Award-winning lyricist whose contributions to the American theater include the beloved musicals Fiddler on the Roof and She Loves Me, died of natural causes on Jun…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:07PM
Saturday, June 24, 2023


Sheldon Harnick (1924–2023). Photo by Carlo Allegri for the Washington Post.June 24, 2023: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron Fassler News that Sheldon Harnick left us yesterday at age n…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 06:26PM
Friday, June 23, 2023

Sheldon Harnick, Musical Theater’s Great Marriage Broker by Jesse Green

In lyrics of rare humor, elegance and compassion, the man who put words to “Fiddler on the Roof” and “She Loves Me” explored the complex emotional architecture of love.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 01:43PM

Tony Winning Lyricist and Songwriter Sheldon Harnick Dies at Age 99

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Sheldon Harnick, lyricist known for Fiddler on the Roof, Fiorello!, She Loves Me, and many more, has died at age 99.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:19AM

Sheldon Harnick, ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ Lyricist, Dies at 99 by Robert Berkvist

His collaborations with the composer Jerry Bock also included “Fiorello!” — which, like “Fiddler,” was a Tony winner — and “She Loves Me.”

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 09:07AM
Friday, June 16, 2023

“She Loves Me”: Musical Guaranteed to Lift Our Spirits—at 42nd Street Moon by Lynne Stevens

Masteroff, Bock, Harnick’s Perfumery Scents the Air with Love by Lynne Stevens In these gray San Francisco days, we need some sparkling singing and dancing to cheer us up. Brilliance and c…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 05:47PM
Thursday, April 27, 2023

BroadwayHD by Barry Gordin

Surprise Mother with the Gift of Theater from BroadwayHD for only $99.99/year on her special day! April 27, 2023: This Mother’s Day give your mom the gift of theatre with a BroadwayHD s…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 12:29PM
Friday, April 21, 2023

An Appreciation of Todd Haimes, Producing Artistic Director of Roundabout Theatre Company by Chip Deffaa, Editor-At-Large

Roundabout, under Haimes' leadership, was noted both for new works and for revivals of older shows with strikingly new elements (like this season's gender-bending revival of "1776.")  He w…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 01:10AM
Friday, March 24, 2023

Revivals, Recreations or Revisals... by JK

I'm old enough to remember a time when revivals of classic shows were near exact duplicates of the original. Think Carol Channing in Hello, Dolly! re-staged every few years to match Gower Ch…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:48AM
Friday, March 17, 2023


Angela Lansbury as the Countess Aurelia in “Dear World” (1969). Photo by Friedman-Abeles.March 17, 2023: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron Fassler “I was terribly spoiled,” Jerry …

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 07:21AM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards