Titanic conquers London - and is one of the summer’s hottest tickets!

It has become an instant hit, indeed a sensation, with 4 star raves from all the major critics –  including: The Times, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, The Independent, The Observer and The Sunday Express,  and every performance 100% sold out. People are seeing it and immediately rebooking for repeat visits... Magic Radio said it was "the hottest ticket of the 2013... read more

Manhattan Concert Productions to Present Titanic at Lincoln Center

The Tony-winning Maury Yeston and Peter Stone musical will be staged February 17 at Avery Fisher Hall. The Tony Award-winning Titanic, a musical by Maury Yeston and Peter Stone, will receive a concert staging at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall on February 17, 2014, presented by Manhattan Concert Productions. Titanic will mark... read more

Laura Osnes Records “If I Tell You (Songs of Maury Yeston)” for PS Classics; Set for June 4 Release

Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes (Cinderella, Bonnie & Clyde) was in the studio April 15 and 16 recording her new PS Classics solo album, "If I Tell You (Songs of Maury Yeston)," based on her 54 Below... read more

DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY RECEIVES 11 DRAMA DESK NOMINATIONS

Death Takes a Holiday receives 11 Drama Desk Nominations -- the most nominations of any other show.   Outstanding Musical: Death Takes a Holiday Outstanding Actor in a Musical: Kevin Earley Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical: Matt Cavenaugh Outstanding Director of a Musical: Doug Hughes Outstanding Music: Maury Yeston Outstanding Lyrics: Maury Yeston Outstanding Book of a Musical:... read more

NY TIMES RAVES “Yes, Those Are Tom, Becky and Huck Leaping….

By ALASTAIR MACAULAY KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  Over the weekend I was discovering America's newest auditorium for opera and ballet, the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts here in Kansas City. My visit was to see the first new production there by... read more

The Society of Composers & Lyricists honors Maury Yeston and Carter Burwell as Ambassadors

at their annual ceremony on Dec. 10, 2012.  The Society created the Ambassador Program to recognize and acknowledge a select group of composers and lyricists without whose valuable contributions our profession would be less than it is; without whose creativity our artistic community would be lacking and without whose gift, our society would be deprived of wonderful music and song expressed by their genius. Their... read more

“Yeston…rivals Gershwin, Kern and Rodgers.”  Critics rave for Theatre Guild’s “Titanic”

Adroitly-staged, superbly sung. The evening begins with a 15 minute mini-song cycle by Yeston that captures time, place and bits of character with an astonishing melodic ease that rivals the best of such theater titans as Gershwin, Kern and Rodgers." Rick Talcove, - National Edition .  "Wow! Composer-lyricist Yeston, whose other musicals include Nine, Grand Hotel, and the regional favorite Phantom, has written some... read more

NEW RECORDING OF DECEMBER SONGS IN HOLLAND

Sheila Conolly and Hetty Sponselee have recorded a beautiful and sensitive performance of DECEMBER SONGS. Here is the link to purchase it in Europe. www.sheilahetty.com

DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY RECEIVES 3 OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE NOMINATIONS

Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators covering New York theater for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, announced today (April 23, 2012) its nominees for the 2011-12 season. "Death Takes A Holiday" was nominated for: OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY MUSICAL, OUTSTANDING NEW SCORE (Broadway or Off-Broadway), OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL -... read more

TIME MAGAZINE NAMES “DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY” #4 IN THE TOP TEN PLAYS AND MUSICALS OF 2011

Top 10 Plays and Musicals 4. Death Takes a Holiday By Richard Zoglin Wednesday, Dec. 07, 2011 This charming musical, which had a short and unheralded off-Broadway run during the summer, seems from another era. Directed by Doug Hughes from a 1929 play (later a film... read more

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