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Encyclopedia > Al Hirschfeld Theatre
The Al Hirchfeld Theatre, 2006.
The Al Hirchfeld Theatre, 2006.

The Al Hirschfeld Theatre is a notable Broadway theatre at 302 W. 45th Street in Manhattan. Image File history File linksMetadata Hirschfeldtheatre. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Hirschfeldtheatre. ...


Martin Berck Theatre

Designed by architect G. Albert Lansburgh, the theatre was originally opened by vaudeville promoter Martin Beck as the Martin Beck Theatre on November 11, 1924, with a production of Madam Pompadour. It was the only theater in New York that was owned outright without a mortgage. It was designed to be the most opulent theatre of its time, and has dressing rooms for 200 actors. Vaudeville is a style of multi-act theatre which flourished in North America from the 1880s through the 1920s. ... Martin Beck (1867 – November 16, 1940) was a vaudeville theatre owner. ... November 11 is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 50 days remaining. ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


It premiered The Apple Cart by George Bernard Shaw, The Teahouse of the August Moon by John Patrick and Winterset and High Tor by Maxwell Anderson. The theatre was sold to Jujamcyn in 1968. (George) Bernard Shaw (July 26, 1856 – November 2, 1950) was an Irish playwright and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1925. ... John Patrick (May 17, 1905 - November 7, 1995) was a US playwright and screenwriter. ... (James) Maxwell Anderson (15 December 1888 – 28 February 1959) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, author, poet, reporter and lyricist, and a founding member of The Playwrights Company (which included, at various times, Maxwell Anderson, S. N. Behrman, Elmer Rice, Robert E. Sherwood, Sidney Howard, Roger L. Stevens, John F... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ...


Al Hirschfeld

On June 21, 2003 it was renamed the Al Hirschfeld theatre in honor of the caricaturist famous for his drawings of Broadway celebrities, and reopened on November 23, 2003 with a revival of the musical Wonderful Town. June 21 is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 193 days remaining. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Al Hirschfeld photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1955 Albert Hirschfeld (June 21, 1903 – January 20, 2003) was an American caricaturist, best known for his simple black and white satirical portraits of celebrities and Broadway stars. ... November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 38 days remaining. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Logo for the New Broadway Revival Wonderful Town is a musical with lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and music by Bill Jeffery. ...


The current show playing the theatre is a musical version of the 1998 New Line Cinema film (starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore) The Wedding Singer. The Tony Award nominated musical began its preview run on March 30th, 2006 and opened on April 27th. The show stars actor and comedic singer-songwriter Stephen Lynch as Robbie Hart and two-time Tony Award nominated actress Laura Benanti as Julia Sullivan. It has received five Tony nominations: Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical for Chad Beguelin and Tim Herlihy, Best Choreography for Rob Ashford, Best Original Score for Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin and Best Leading Actor in a Musical for Stephen Lynch. [1] 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... New Line Cinema logo New Line Cinema, founded in 1967, is one of the ten major Hollywood movie studios. ... Sandler at Cannes 2002 Adam Richard Sandler (born September 9, 1966 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American actor, comedian, producer, and musician. ... Drew Barrymore, in Riding in Cars with Boys (2001). ... The Wedding Singer is a 1998 romantic comedy film by Frank Coraci starring Adam Sandler as Robbie Hart, a wedding singer, and Drew Barrymore as Julia Sullivan, the object of his affections. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in Leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... This article or section is missing references or citation of sources. ... The term singer-songwriter refers to performers who both write and sing their own material. ... Stephen Lynch (born July 28, 1971), is an American singer and comedian, famous for his raunchy comic lyrics. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... Matthew Sklar is a Broadway composer and native of Westfield, New Jersey. ... Stephen Lynch (born July 28, 1971), is an American singer and comedian, famous for his raunchy comic lyrics. ...


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Al Hirschfeld - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (651 words)
Hirschfeld's art style is unique, and he is considered to be one of the most important figures in contemporary caricature, having influenced countless cartoonists.
Hirschfeld is known for hiding the name of his daughter, Nina, in all of the drawings he produced since her birth in 1945.
Hirschfeld originally intended the NINA gag to be a one-time gimmick but it soon spiraled out of control.
Al Hirschfeld Theatre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (332 words)
The Al Hirschfeld Theatre is a notable Broadway theatre at 302 W. 45th Street in Manhattan.
The theatre was sold to Jujamcyn in 1968.
On June 21, 2003 it was renamed the Al Hirschfeld theatre in honor of the caricaturist famous for his drawings of Broadway celebrities, and reopened on November 23, 2003 with a revival of the musical Wonderful Town.
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