Sunday, January 19, 2020

Celebrate the Late Jerry Herman on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by Broadway.com

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving Broadway.com listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday, and this week is all about celebrating the late Broadway…

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Tummeling With Jerry Herman by American Theatre Editors

The writer behind 'Mame,' 'La Cage aux Folles,' and 'Hello, Dolly!' wasn't just a genius---he was a mensch.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Kelsey Grammer to Lead North American Premiere of Menier's The Boy Friend in Toronto by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage-and-screen star Kelsey Grammer will take on the role of Lord Brockhurst in an upcoming Toronto staging of Sandy Wilson's delightful 1953 tuner The Boy Friend. The production, a transfe…

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Jerry Herman Memorial to Feature Performances from Kristin Chenoweth, Sutton Foster & More by Andy Lefkowitz

A memorial service for legendary Broadway composer Jerry Herman will be held on February 3 at 3:00pm at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, according to Variety. Herman passed away on December 26 of …

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Friday, January 10, 2020

Broadway’s Nicholas Cunningham Organizes Fundraiser for Australia Wildfire Relief by Dan Meyer

The La Cage Aux Folles dance captain and Phantom of the Opera alum will donate proceeds to Australian Red Cross and Australian WWF.

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

London Theatre News Today: Thursday 9 January by Hira Desai

In today's roundup we've got the full casting for both Kevin Elyot's Coming Clean and the English language World Premiere of La Cage aux Folles [The Play]. The post London Theatre News Tod…

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Casting Set for the English-Language World Premiere of La Cage aux Folles [The Play] in London by Dan Meyer

The Jean Poiret play, translated by Simon Callow, begins February 12 at the Park Theatre.

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La Cage aux Folles Park Theatre cast announced

Simon Callow's adaptation of Jean Poiret's classic farce, La Cage aux Folles [The Play], is set to open at London's Park Theatre on 12 February.

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La Cage Aux Folles – Park Theatre cast announced by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Casting has been announced for Simon Callow's new translation of La Cage Aux Folles (the play) which opens at the Park Theatre, London from February 2020. This post La Cage A…

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Friday, January 3, 2020

On The Town … with Chip Deffaa: Jerry Herman and Michael Feinstein by Chip Deffaa, Editor-At-Large

Composer/lyricist Jerry Herman was, of course, a Broadway legend.   He gave us such unforgettable shows as "Hello, Dolly!," "Mame," and "La Cage Aux Folles." These musicals were all  huge…

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The Friday 5: 5 Favorite Jerry Herman Tunes by JK

Like many of you, I'm sure, news of Jerry Herman's passing caused me to reflect on his shows. I realized that Mame is my favorite score of his, but each one is a bounty of tuneful toe-tappe…

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Thursday, January 2, 2020

‘Hello, Dolly!’ is a classic, but Jerry Herman loved ‘La Cage aux Folles’ by Michael Riedel

It’s been a week since the death, at 88, of Jerry Herman, whose scores to “Hello, Dolly!” and “Mame” defined the brassy, sassy sound of a musical comedy at the tail end of Broadway…

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Odds & Ends: Broadway Couples Get Engaged Over the Holidays & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed over the holidays. Broadway Engagements Abound Over the Holidays While everyone was out of town celebrating the holidays, three stag…

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Monday, December 30, 2019

I Am What I Am: the Jerry Herman anthem that anyone can own by David Jays

With its defiant, irresistible, glitter-ball spirit, the La Cage aux Folles showstopper has been embraced at Pride marches and the Paralympics – and defined many a diva I was leaving a wed…

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Sunday, December 29, 2019

Jerry Herman obituary by Michael Coveney

American composer and lyricist best known for Mame, Hello, Dolly! and La Cage aux Folles The composite image of a Broadway musical with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, who has died aged 88…

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Saturday, December 28, 2019

Legendary Broadway Composer Jerry Herman, Who Wrote Hello, Dolly! & La Cage aux Folles, Dies at 88 by Broadway.com

Tony winner Jerry Herman, the celebrated compose/lyricist who made his mark on Broadway with award-winning scores to an array of musical comedies, died on December 26 in Miami. According t…

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Friday, December 27, 2019

Remembering Jerry Herman by JK

The passing of Jerry Herman earlier this week hit me pretty hard. As I see it, he is largely responsible for my love of musical theater. It was a revival of Mame that started it all for me, …

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Musical composer Jerry Herman passes away at age 88

It was confirmed this morning (27 December 2019) that acclaimed composer and lyricist Jerry Herman, who is perhaps best-known for his work on Hello, Dolly!, Mame, and La Cage aux Folles, h…

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Broadway Musical Icon Jerry Herman Of ‘Mame,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Fame Dies At 88 by Tony Awards – Cbs New York

Tony Award-winning composer Jerry Herman, who wrote the cheerful, good-natured music and lyrics for such classic shows as "Mame," "Hello, Dolly!" and "La Cage aux Folles," died Thursday. He …

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The Best of Times: Remembering Jerry Herman by Matthew Wexler

The theater community remembers the legendary Jerry Herman, composer of such hits as "Hello, Dolly!," "Mame," and "La Cage aux Folles." The post The Best of Times: Remembering Jerry Herman a…

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Jerry Herman, Composer of ‘Hello, Dolly!’ and Other Hits, Dies at 88 by Robert D. McFadden

His rich melodies h powerful lyrics, also heard in “Mame” and “La Cage aux Folles,” dazzled critics and kept audiences returning for more.

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Jerry Herman, Composer of ‘Hello, Dolly!’ and Other Hits, Dies at 88 by Robert D. McFadden

Jerry Herman, the Broadway composer-lyricist who gave America the rousing, old-fashioned musicals “Hello, Dolly!” and “Mame” in the 1960s and Broadway’s first musical featuring gay…

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Playbill Playlist: Remembering Jerry Herman by Ruthie Fierberg

In memory of the Tony-winning songwriter, a playlist of some of his greatest tunes from Mame, Hello, Dolly!, and La Cage aux Folles, and lesser known The Grand Tour, Dear World, and more.

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Hello, Dolly! composer Jerry Herman dies at 88 by Christian Holub

Another Broadway legend has died. Jerry Herman, the Tony Award-winning composer behind Hello Dolly! and other popular works, died Thursday at age 88, according to The Associated Press. Born …

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Jerry Herman, Who Wrote Some Of The World’s Favorite Musicals, Dead At 88 by Artsjournal1

“The creator of 10 Broadway shows and contributor to several more, Herman won two Tony Awards for best musical: Hello, Dolly! in 1964 and La Cage aux Folles in 1983. He also won two Grammy…

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Broadway Community Remembers Jerry Herman's Life and Work by Kerri Kearse

Theatre artists took to social media to share their memories of the composer of Hello, Dolly!, Mame, and La Cage aux Folles.

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Jerry Herman, Broadway composer of Hello, Dolly!, dies aged 88 by Associated Press

Writer of music and lyrics to shows such as La Cage aux Folles won two Tony awards for best musical The composer Jerry Herman, who wrote the cheerful, good-natured music and lyrics for such…

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Jerry Herman death: Hello, Dolly! and La Cage aux Folles composer dies at 88 by Adam White

Composer and lyricist won two Tony Awards and two Grammys

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LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, HELLO, DOLLY! COMPOSER AND BROADWAY LEGEND JERRY HERMAN DIES AT 88 by Robert Shuman

(Mark Kennedy’s article appeared in Time Magazine, 10/27.) Tony Award-winning composer Jerry Herman, who wrote the cheerful, good-natured music and lyrics for such classic shows as Mame,…

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Jerry Herman, Composer of Tuneful Broadway Hits, Dies at 88 by Robert Simonson

Mr. Herman was responsible for such hummable scores as Hello, Dolly!, Mame, and La Cage aux Folles.

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‘Mame,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ composer Jerry Herman dies at 88 by Mark Kennedy

Tony Award-winning composer Jerry Herman, who wrote the cheerful, good-natured music and lyrics for such classic shows as “Mame,” “Hello, Dolly!” and “La Cage aux Folles,” died T…

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