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BWW Reviews: Latest Tour is LION KING LightBWW Reviews: Latest Tour is LION KING Light
by Nancy Grossman - September 20, 2014

The national tour of THE LION KING returns to kick off the 10th Broadway In Boston season at the Boston Opera House, most fittingly as the musical reopened the venue following its historic renovation ... (more...)


Review Roundup: NOLI ME TANGERE OPERA Manila; Show Runs Until 9/28Review Roundup: NOLI ME TANGERE OPERA Manila; Show Runs Until 9/28
by Oliver Oliveros - September 19, 2014

The long awaited return of the country's first full-length grand opera NOLI ME TANGERE (a full stage production of the opera* was last seen in Manila 27 years ago), inspired by Jose Rizal's 1887 class... (more...)


GISELLE and LA BAYADERE Set for Houston Ballet's 2014-15 Tour, Kicking Off 11/1GISELLE and LA BAYADERE Set for Houston Ballet's 2014-15 Tour, Kicking Off 11/1
September 19, 2014

Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch announced touring plans for both Houston Ballet and Houston Ballet II, the second company featuring exciting young dancers from around the globe launchin... (more...)


SCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL Asks Audiences to Tweet to Pick the Killer; Show Opens Tonight at NoHo Arts CenterSCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL Asks Audiences to Tweet to Pick the Killer; Show Opens Tonight at NoHo Arts Center
September 19, 2014

Lexikat Artists and MB Artists in association with the multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE) are thrilled to announce that the world premiere musical, SCARY MUSICAL The Musical, boo... (more...)


Encompass New Opera, Treehouse Shakers and More Ste for BAM's 2014-15 PDPEncompass New Opera, Treehouse Shakers and More Ste for BAM's 2014-15 PDP
September 18, 2014

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) today announced the participants of the third cycle of the BAM Professional Development Program (BAM PDP), led by BAM and the DeVos Institute of Arts Management at ... (more...)


HBO to Debut Documentary JOSHUA BELL: A YOUNGARTS MASTERCLASS, 10/14HBO to Debut Documentary JOSHUA BELL: A YOUNGARTS MASTERCLASS, 10/14
September 18, 2014

The next edition of their three-time Emmy-nominated HBO Family Documentary Special will be Joshua Bell: A YoungArts MasterClass. Filmed in New York City and London, the program features internationall... (more...)


DPAC Sets New Broadway Season Ticket RecordDPAC Sets New Broadway Season Ticket Record
September 17, 2014

SunTrust Broadway at DPAC, the region's No. 1 performing arts series is also now the No. 1 one-week Broadway season ticket program in the country with over 15,000 season seat members. This signature ... (more...)


Yale in New York to Open 2014-15 Season at Avery Fisher Hall, 10/19Yale in New York to Open 2014-15 Season at Avery Fisher Hall, 10/19
September 16, 2014

Yale in New York opens its 2014-15 season with John Adams conducting the Yale Philharmonia and the Brentano Quartet in concert at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, Sunday October 19, 2014 at 5 p.m.... (more...)


Visible Fictions to Bring THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD to the Segerstrom, 11/8-9Visible Fictions to Bring THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD to the Segerstrom, 11/8-9
September 16, 2014

Bringing in a new and surprising take on the legend of Robin Hood, Visible Fictions makes a stop at Segerstrom Center for the Arts with a production The Scotsman newspaper calls, "A timely contemporar... (more...)


Jay Sullivan, Jeffrey Bean and James Black to Lead DRACULA at the Alley Theatre This FallJay Sullivan, Jeffrey Bean and James Black to Lead DRACULA at the Alley Theatre This Fall
September 16, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for Dracula, the Original Vampire Play, the second production in the 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season. Featuring iconic cos... (more...)


Yale in New York Opens the 2014-2015 Season with JOHN ADAMS YALE PHILHARMONIA BRENTANO QUARTET, 10/19Yale in New York Opens the 2014-2015 Season with JOHN ADAMS YALE PHILHARMONIA BRENTANO QUARTET, 10/19
September 16, 2014

Sunday, October 19 at 5:00 p.m. at Avery Fisher Hall, the Yale School of Music's eighth season of the Yale in New York series opens with John Adams conducting theYale Philharmonia. (more...)


Paul Appleby, Andrew Garland Will Join Julia Bullock in VOCE: RISING OPERA STARS IN RECITALPaul Appleby, Andrew Garland Will Join Julia Bullock in VOCE: RISING OPERA STARS IN RECITAL
September 16, 2014

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Joseph Kaiser will no longer be participating in the Sunday, September 21st performance of Voce: Rising Opera Stars in Recital. Paul Appleby (tenor) and Andrew Garlan... (more...)


Jonathan Broadbent, Matthew Pearson and More Star in GRAND GUIGNOL - Full Cast Announced!Jonathan Broadbent, Matthew Pearson and More Star in GRAND GUIGNOL - Full Cast Announced!
September 16, 2014

Jonathan Broadbent will star as De Lorde alongside Paul Chequer (Ratineau), Matthew Pearson (Binet), Robert Portal (Paulais), Emily Raymond (Maxa) and Andy Williams (Maurey) in Theatre Royal Plymouth'... (more...)


Original Cast Member Mitchell Jarvis Returns to Broadway's ROCK OF AGES TonightOriginal Cast Member Mitchell Jarvis Returns to Broadway's ROCK OF AGES Tonight
September 15, 2014

Mitchell Jarvis, who originated the role of mullet-rocking nunchuck-wielding narrator 'Lonny Barnett' in the smash-hit Broadway musical Rock of Ages, returns to the show in the role of wild aging rock... (more...)


BWW Reviews: NOLI ME TANGERE OPERA ManilaBWW Reviews: NOLI ME TANGERE OPERA Manila
September 14, 2014

So how do you sell a show that was conceived and first staged more than 50 years ago--an opera at that --to a younger audience who probably haven't even heard of Verdi, Puccini, or Maria Callas? The m... (more...)


Kennedy Center Seeks Nominations for 2015 Sondheim Inspirational Teacher AwardsKennedy Center Seeks Nominations for 2015 Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards
September 12, 2014

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is seeking nominations for the 2015 Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards -a series of annual grants that recognize inspiring ... (more...)


New Conservatory Theatre Center to Stage Shakespeare's 'R&J'New Conservatory Theatre Center to Stage Shakespeare's 'R&J'
September 12, 2014

Twelve years ago it stole the hearts of audiences in San Francisco, and now New Conservatory Theatre Center reimagines Shakespeare's R&J by Joe Calarco, in a powerful, all-new production directed by N... (more...)


FLORENCIA to be Held at AMA, 9/18FLORENCIA to be Held at AMA, 9/18
September 12, 2014

Florencia at AMA | Art Museum of the Americas will be an intimate operatic social outing by the Washington National Opera's Bravo! Club. The event is a prelude to the Kennedy Center performance of Mex... (more...)


JOHN MELLENCAMP Announces Plain Spoken TourJOHN MELLENCAMP Announces Plain Spoken Tour
by Danielle DeSisto - September 12, 2014

John Mellencamp has announced dates for his upcoming Plain Spoken tour beginning in January 2015 throughout the summer. (more...)


Opera Parallèle Announces 2014-2015 Season, Featuring DEAD MAN WALKING and HEART OF DARKNESSOpera Parallèle Announces 2014-2015 Season, Featuring DEAD MAN WALKING and HEART OF DARKNESS
September 12, 2014

Founder and Artistic Director Nicole Paiement has announced details of Opera Parallèle's 2014--2015 season, which will feature the premiere of a new production of Jake Heggie's acclaimed Dead Man Wal... (more...)


Photo Coverage: First Look at NOLI ME TANGERE OPERA ManilaPhoto Coverage: First Look at NOLI ME TANGERE OPERA Manila
by Oliver Oliveros - September 12, 2014

The long awaited return of the country's first full-length grand opera NOLI ME TANGERE (this opera was last seen in Manila 27 years ago), inspired by José Rizal's 1887 classic romantic novel 'Noli Me ... (more...)


Charlie Pollock and Mary Kate Morrissey to Star in Signature Theatre's ELMER GANTRY This FallCharlie Pollock and Mary Kate Morrissey to Star in Signature Theatre's ELMER GANTRY This Fall
September 11, 2014

Signature Theatre has announced the cast of Elmer Gantry, a musical version of Sinclair Lewis' best-selling novel, directed by Signature's Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million... (more...)


Richard E. Waits's MAMA ROSE to Make World Premiere at Dixon Place, 10/24Richard E. Waits's MAMA ROSE to Make World Premiere at Dixon Place, 10/24
September 10, 2014

On Friday, October 24 at 7:30pm, Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street -- between Rivington & Delancey) will proudly present the World-Premiere presentation and Special Equity Showcase production of MAMA ... (more...)


2014 MADE IN THE BERKSHIRES FESTIVAL Announces Full Lineup; Runs 10/10-122014 MADE IN THE BERKSHIRES FESTIVAL Announces Full Lineup; Runs 10/10-12
September 10, 2014

Berkshire Theatre Group is pleased to announce that Made in the Berkshires 2014 will be held on Columbus Day Weekend: October 10, 11 and 12 at the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, MA and the Unicorn Th... (more...)


Feinstein's at the Nikko to Welcome Pink Martini's Storm Large, 10/18-19Feinstein's at the Nikko to Welcome Pink Martini's Storm Large, 10/18-19
September 10, 2014

Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are proud to welcome Storm Large of Pink Martini fame to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only -- Saturday, October 18 (7 p.m.) and Sunday,... (more...)







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