It has been announced that Hershey Felder will play Irving Berlin and Leonard Bernstein in two plays playing alternately at The Other Palace Theatre from the 22nd September.
The award winning actor and musician will bring to life the music and stories of the two musical icons in two musical plays, alternating at The Other Palace Theatre.
Hershey Felder has received critical acclaim for his previous solo productions that brought the music and lives of the likes of Ludwig van Beethoven and Frédéric Chopin, Franz Liszt, Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and George Gershwin to life.
Between the 2nd September and the 15th October, Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin will see him completely immerse himself in the role of Irving Berlin while performing classic songs such as There’s No Business Like Show Business and Puttin On The Ritz. The production is directed by Trevor Hay with scenic design and book by Hershey Felder.
Meanwhile, between the 25th September and the 22nd October, the actor and musician will appear in Hershey Felder as Maestro Leonard Bernstein . This production will reveal the behind-the scenes tale of the making of a musical superstar, featuring selections from Bernstein’s musicals and orchestral works including West Side Story, Candide, On The Town and Wonderful Town. The production features scenic design by Francois Pierre Couture and is directed by Joel Zwick.
Hershey Felder has previously created, produced and directed last season’s critically acclaimed and box office hit, The Pianist of Willesden Lane at the former St. James Theatre and now returns to newly named The Other Palace.
Both productions will run alternately from the 22nd September until the 22nd October. For more information visit: https://www.theotherpalace.co.uk/