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This summer, On Site Opera(OSO) will present a new production that exemplifies the company's mission to stage operas in non-traditional locations ideally suited to the stories they tell. OSO will offe... (more...)


New Contemporary Ballet, TREE OF CODES, to Make U.S. Premiere at Park Avenue Armory, 9/14-21New Contemporary Ballet, TREE OF CODES, to Make U.S. Premiere at Park Avenue Armory, 9/14-21
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A major new and immersive contemporary ballet-collaboratively imagined by choreographer Wayne McGregor, visual artist Olafur Eliasson, and award-winning producer/composer Jamie xx-makes its U.S. premi... (more...)


New Ballet TREE OF CODES to Make U.S. Premiere at Park Avenue Armory This FallNew Ballet TREE OF CODES to Make U.S. Premiere at Park Avenue Armory This Fall
May 28, 2015

A major new and immersive contemporary ballet -- collaboratively imagined by choreographer Wayne McGregor, visual artist Olafur Eliasson, and award-winning producer/composer Jamie xx -- makes its U.S.... (more...)


Opera on Tap to Perform at F*ckfest This JuneOpera on Tap to Perform at F*ckfest This June
May 28, 2015

une 23-29, Opera on Tap presents an immersive evening of sex education, opera-style, as part of The Brick's first ever F*ckfest (a 'sextival' featuring new works with unique, playful, and subversive a... (more...)


'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for May 27th, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for May 27th, 2015
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The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Once' and 'On Your Feet!' arrive, Kooman and Dimond try ... (more...)


Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2015 Announces Full Free LineupJacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2015 Announces Full Free Lineup
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Following the critical acclaim and record-breaking attendance of Festival 2014, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival opens its 2015 season in June. (more...)


NYC Debut of the Polish National Ballet Set for The Joyce TheaterNYC Debut of the Polish National Ballet Set for The Joyce Theater
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The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. is thrilled to present the New York debut of the Polish National Ballet, Poland's leading ballet company based in Warsaw, from June 16-21. The company, under the art... (more...)


Original Cast, Creatives Reunite for 10th Anniversary of NYTW's SONGS FROM AN UNMADE BED Tonight at SubCultureOriginal Cast, Creatives Reunite for 10th Anniversary of NYTW's SONGS FROM AN UNMADE BED Tonight at SubCulture
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Original ensemble members, Michael Winther, Kimberly Grigsby, Shane Shanahan are joined by cellist, Peter Sachon as they reunite with Pulitzer prize-winning lyricist, Mark Campbell and many of the com... (more...)


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Pittsburgh Symphony to Conclude All-Beethoven Program with THE IMMORTAL, 6/5Pittsburgh Symphony to Conclude All-Beethoven Program with THE IMMORTAL, 6/5
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PITTSBURGH – Revel in two of Beethoven's most notable and majestic works during the Pittsburgh Symphony's BNY Mellon Grand Classics: BeethovenFest: The Immortal June 5-7. It features the composer's vi... (more...)


Top Artists, Iconic Venues + Seasonal Music Events Hit High Notes for Denver VisitorsTop Artists, Iconic Venues + Seasonal Music Events Hit High Notes for Denver Visitors
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Photo Flash: Adrienne Haan Performs at Gallery NeuePhoto Flash: Adrienne Haan Performs at Gallery Neue
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While performing her triumphant musical tour of the United States, European Cabaret artist Adrienne Haan followed up her recent critically acclaimed engagements at The Actors Temple and The Cutting Ro... (more...)


Opera Colorado Appoints Ari Pelto as the First Music Director in the Company's HistoryOpera Colorado Appoints Ari Pelto as the First Music Director in the Company's History
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Opera Colorado today announced the appointment of Ari Pelto as the first Music Director in its history and the extension of Greg Carpenter's role as General Director through 2018. Pelto fills an impor... (more...)


Summer 2015 Kicks Off at Wolf Trap This Friday with Garrison KeillorSummer 2015 Kicks Off at Wolf Trap This Friday with Garrison Keillor
May 20, 2015

Pack your picnic, grab your friends, and get ready for cool shows on star-filled summer nights! Summer officially begins this Friday for Washington-area music lovers, when Wolf Trap opens the Summer 2... (more...)


TN Shakespeare Co. & U of M to Present MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 6/4-21TN Shakespeare Co. & U of M to Present MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 6/4-21
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Tickets to DIRTY DANCING National Tour at Smith Center on Sale 5/22Tickets to DIRTY DANCING National Tour at Smith Center on Sale 5/22
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The Smith Center announced today that individual tickets for the Las Vegas premiere of Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage will go on sale Friday, May 22 at 10 a.m. Tickets are available at The... (more...)


San Diego Musical Theatre's SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Opens This WeekendSan Diego Musical Theatre's SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Opens This Weekend
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Francesca Zambello Extends Contract With Washington National Opera, Thru Sept. 2018Francesca Zambello Extends Contract With Washington National Opera, Thru Sept. 2018
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