updated Tue. November 1, 2022
March 9, 2018
She left Reprise! in order to create and become Co-Executive Producer of The Festival of New American Musicals, which was inaugurated in 2008. ... While enjoying a long career as an award-winning journalist and author, Marcia wrote eight published books, and articles for virtually every major magazineÃâÃÂ ...
March 8, 2018
Showtunes Theatre Company will return to the Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, March 23-25, 2018 with a concert production of The Boys from Syracuse, with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Lorenz Hart, and book by George Abbott. The show is produced by Showtunes inÃâÃÂ ...
March 2, 2018
The honorees, each of whom will be celebrated in a video vignette, are entertainment legend Clive Davis (age 85), renowned journalist Marilyn Berger ... including those of Ronald Reagan, Boris Yeltsin, Yitzhak Rabin, Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, George Abbott, and Irving Berlin among many others.
March 2, 2018
Today, check out this shot of the late George Abbott pictured at "Damn Yankees" opening night at the Marriott Marquis in New York City on March 3, 1994. Abbott was an American theater producer and director, playwright, screenwriter, and film director and producer whose career spanned nine decades.
Las Vegas Sun
February 22, 2018
“I worked with [legendary stage producer and director] George Abbott when he was 100 years old and I asked him one time, 'How can you continue to do this?' He said two things. One was that he never did the same show the same way, he always thought of a different way,” McKinley says. “And the secondÃâÃÂ ...
February 19, 2018
Kander & Ebb's first Broadway show in 1965, Flora the Red Menace, produced by Hal Prince, directed by George Abbott and introducing a rising new star: .... William T. Prather is the Executive Producer of Prather Touring and is a second-generation theatre producer following in the footsteps of his parents,ÃâÃÂ ...
October 19, 2017
Director Julie Taymor, credited with some of the most storied stage productions of our time, will receive the 2018 “Mr. Abbott” Award. The prize, which is the top laurel from the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation, the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society,ÃâÃÂ ...
August 24, 2017
Prince contributed a Director's Note in the program that refers to what he calls his amazing “luck” in beginning his theatrical career at a golden moment in the mid-1950s, when the great director-producer George Abbott was still around to learn from (in Prince's first show, “The Pajama Game”) and the youngÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
PETER NAPOLITANO (Co-Director, Dogs of Rwanda; Director of Musical Theatre & Associate Producer) has over 30 years experience as a writer, director and producer in NY theatre and cabaret. He was lyricist of Tropicana, book and direction by the legendary George Abbott (produced Off Broadway byÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
It was [theater producer] George Abbott who said that after a show opens, you have to have a meeting to talk about your next project the next day. I wish I could say that wonderful dictum applied in my case, but with Jeeves, I was very depressed. But I had already started on Evita by that point. My notes toldÃâÃÂ ...
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