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A.R.T. & Carr Center to Present 'FIGHTING FOR FREEDOM', 2/8A.R.T. & Carr Center to Present 'FIGHTING FOR FREEDOM', 2/8
January 23, 2015

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus, presents "Fighting For Freedom: The Civil War and its Legacies" - with Timothy Pa... (more...)


Ron Canada, Luke Forbes and Adam Gerber Star in George Street's THE WHIPPING MAN, Opening TonightRon Canada, Luke Forbes and Adam Gerber Star in George Street's THE WHIPPING MAN, Opening Tonight
January 23, 2015

The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez opens tonight, January 23, 2015 at George Street Playhouse. The production runs through February 15, 2015 Directed by Seret Scott, the cast features Ron Canada, Luke ... (more...)


Washington National Opera to Present CINDERELLA, 5/16Washington National Opera to Present CINDERELLA, 5/16
January 22, 2015

(WASHINGTON)—Washington National Opera (WNO) celebrates its seventh season of free opera simulcasts at Nationals Park with the M&M'S® Opera in the Outfield performance of Rossini's romantic comedy Cin... (more...)


OPERA America's Spring 2015 Season to Launch 1/27 with Sherrill MilnesOPERA America's Spring 2015 Season to Launch 1/27 with Sherrill Milnes
January 21, 2015

OPERA America will open its spring 2015 Onstage at the Opera Center season with a special conversation on Tuesday, January 27 at 7:00 p.m. featuring celebrated baritone Sherrill Milnes, who will discu... (more...)


VIREO: THE SPIRITUAL BIOGRAPHY OF A WITCH'S ACCUSER Opera Pilot to Be Broadcast Online and On TV, 2/23VIREO: THE SPIRITUAL BIOGRAPHY OF A WITCH'S ACCUSER Opera Pilot to Be Broadcast Online and On TV, 2/23
January 21, 2015

On February 23 and 24, 2015, the pilot episode of composer Lisa Bielawa's serial opera Vireo: The Spiritual Biography of a Witch's Accuser will be videotaped at The Yost Theater in Santa Ana (307 Nort... (more...)


MAMMA MIA! National Tour Returning to Washington Pavilion, 3/10-11MAMMA MIA! National Tour Returning to Washington Pavilion, 3/10-11
January 21, 2015

Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to Mary W. Sommervold Hall of the Washington Pavilion for 2 Performances on March 10 & 11, 2015... (more...)


Former Pro Football Player Phil Costa Loses 50 Pounds With NutrisystemFormer Pro Football Player Phil Costa Loses 50 Pounds With Nutrisystem
January 21, 2015

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ For most of his life, former pro football player, Phil Costa, packed on the pounds to keep up with the competition. After retiring from the game, the y... (more...)


Gil Morgenstern's 'Reflections Series International' to Present COUPLED PERCEPTIONS, 2/26Gil Morgenstern's 'Reflections Series International' to Present COUPLED PERCEPTIONS, 2/26
January 20, 2015

On Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 7:30pm, violinist and artistic director Gil Morgenstern's acclaimed Reflections Series International will present its third concert of the 2014-2015 season, 'Coupled ... (more...)


Pacific Symphony Announces Jeanette Segerstrom Family Foundation Classical Series Featuring Midori, Andre Watts, Conrad Tao & More!Pacific Symphony Announces Jeanette Segerstrom Family Foundation Classical Series Featuring Midori, Andre Watts, Conrad Tao & More!
January 20, 2015

Now enjoying near-record subscription numbers and unparalleled community appreciation during Music Director Carl St.Clair's 25th-anniversary season, Pacific Symphony today announces the 2015-16 Hal an... (more...)


Dallas Opera's LA WALLY Announces Cast ChangesDallas Opera's LA WALLY Announces Cast Changes
January 20, 2015

DALLAS, TX, JANUARY 19, 2015 – The Dallas Opera is announcing cast changes for the company's upcoming new production of Alfredo Catalani's LA WALLY(Act IV). Mexican tenor Rodrigo Garciarroyo will... (more...)


Dallas Opera's LA WALLY Announces Cast ChangesDallas Opera's LA WALLY Announces Cast Changes
January 19, 2015

The Dallas Opera is announcing cast changes for the company's upcoming new production of Alfredo Catalani's LA WALLY (Act IV). (more...)


Road Theatre to Present West Coast Debut of THE ENGLISH BRIDE, 2/28-4/26Road Theatre to Present West Coast Debut of THE ENGLISH BRIDE, 2/28-4/26
January 16, 2015

The Road Theatre Company and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, are thrilled to announce the third show of its 2014-2015 season, the West Coast Pr... (more...)


Suzanne Farrell Ballet & Theater Ballet Moscow Announce New Artistic PartnershipSuzanne Farrell Ballet & Theater Ballet Moscow Announce New Artistic Partnership
January 16, 2015

The Suzanne Farrell Ballet, the Kennedy Center's own ballet company, will engage in an artistic partnership with Theatre Ballet Moscow in February 2015 to perform George Balanchine's Monumentum Pro Ge... (more...)


The Suzanne Farrell Ballet Tours Russia for Artistic Partnership With Theatre Ballet Moscow, FebruaryThe Suzanne Farrell Ballet Tours Russia for Artistic Partnership With Theatre Ballet Moscow, February
January 16, 2015

The Suzanne Farrell Ballet, the Kennedy Center's own ballet company, will engage in an artistic partnership with Theatre Ballet Moscow in February 2015 to perform George Balanchine'sMonumentum Pro Ges... (more...)


The Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage Presents PINOCCHIO'S ADVENTURES IN FUNLAND, 1/24The Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage Presents PINOCCHIO'S ADVENTURES IN FUNLAND, 1/24
January 16, 2015

Join us at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage on Saturday, January 24 at 11:00am for Pinocchio's Adventures in Funland. The Richmond Symphony is joined by renowned narrator and performer Ch... (more...)


The Orchestre de la Suisse Romande to Launch US Tour, 2/12The Orchestre de la Suisse Romande to Launch US Tour, 2/12
January 15, 2015

From February 12 to 21, 2015, the Geneva-based Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (OSR), one of Switzerland's leading orchestras, tours to California, New York, New Jersey, and Washington, DC to perform i... (more...)


Washington National Opera to Premiere PENNY, About Woman With Autism, at the Kennedy Center, 1/23-24Washington National Opera to Premiere PENNY, About Woman With Autism, at the Kennedy Center, 1/23-24
January 15, 2015

Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 2014-2015 season with the world premiere of the one-hour opera Penny by composer Douglas Pew and librettist Dara Weinberg, presented under the auspices of... (more...)


What Happens in Vegas... Meet the Full Cast of HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, Opening Tonight on Broadway!What Happens in Vegas... Meet the Full Cast of HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - January 15, 2015

Honeymoon in Vegas, the eagerly anticipated new musical comedy with book by Blazing Saddles and Fletch writer Andrew Bergman and score by three-time Tony Award-winner Jason Robert Brown, opens tonight... (more...)


Canadian Opera Company to Welcome Three New Rising StarsCanadian Opera Company to Welcome Three New Rising Stars
January 15, 2015

Toronto – The Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio, Canada's premier training program for young opera professionals, welcomes three talented new Canadian artists for the 2015/2016 season. Tenors Cha... (more...)


Lincoln Center and New York Philharmonic Launch New Modern Opera InitiativeLincoln Center and New York Philharmonic Launch New Modern Opera Initiative
January 14, 2015

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the New York Philharmonic today announced plans for the two organizations to collaborate on a new, multi-year opera initiative to present fully-staged produc... (more...)


ACT Theatre Welcomes New Staff, Announces PromotionsACT Theatre Welcomes New Staff, Announces Promotions
January 14, 2015

ACT - A Contemporary Theatre, Seattle's most prolific producer of live local modern theatre, announces new leadership promotions and new staffing heading into its 50th anniversary year. Founded in 196... (more...)


Laura Griffith and Brandon O'Neill to Lead CAROUSEL at 5th Avenue Theatre; Full Cast Announced!Laura Griffith and Brandon O'Neill to Lead CAROUSEL at 5th Avenue Theatre; Full Cast Announced!
January 13, 2015

This exciting new staging will star the radiant Laura Griffith as Julie and 5th Avenue favorite Brandon O'Neill as Billy in his first Seattle production following his Broadway debut in Disney's Aladdi... (more...)


Jessye Norman to Perform at Carnegie Hall with Pianist Mark Markham on Valentine's DayJessye Norman to Perform at Carnegie Hall with Pianist Mark Markham on Valentine's Day
January 13, 2015

Grammy-Award winning soprano Jessye Normanreturns to Carnegie Hall on Saturday, February 14 at 8:00 p.m. with pianist Mark Markham for a special Valentine's Day program entitled Hooray for Love! The c... (more...)


Marin Alsop to Conduct BSO & Jamie Barton in Mahler's THIRD SYMPHONY, 1/29-31Marin Alsop to Conduct BSO & Jamie Barton in Mahler's THIRD SYMPHONY, 1/29-31
January 13, 2015

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) Music Director Marin Alsop and the BSO present Mahler's epic Third Symphony on Thursday, January 29 at 8 p.m. and Friday, January 30 at 8 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhof... (more...)


Dallas Opera Announces New Season - TOSCA, SHOW BOAT and More!Dallas Opera Announces New Season - TOSCA, SHOW BOAT and More!
January 13, 2015

DALLAS — The Dallas Opera is proud to announce the five phenomenal mainstage productions of the 2015-2016 Season, “Seeking the Human Element,” to be presented in the magnificent Margot and Bill Winspe... (more...)







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