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Baz Luhrmann News

Date of Birth: September 17, 1962 (54)
Birth Place: New South Wales, AUSTRALIA
Gender: Male
BWW Interview: Il Divo's David Miller Gets Ready to Hit High Notes on the High SeasBWW Interview: Il Divo's David Miller Gets Ready to Hit High Notes on the High Seas
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 13, 2017

With 30 million album sales, over 50 number one records, 160 gold and platinum awards in over 33 countries and four groundbreaking world tours, Il Divo has already achieved unparalleled success across the land. In 2017, they set out to conquer sea. (more...)

Resident Ensemble of Professional Opera Singers Selected for AOP Training ProgramResident Ensemble of Professional Opera Singers Selected for AOP Training Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

AOP (American Opera Projects) announces the six singers who will become its Resident Ensemble for the upcoming ninth season of its Composers & the Voice training program. Comprised of one each of the basic operatic/vocal categories, the singers for the 2017-18 season will be Coloratura Soprano Tookah Sapper, Lyric Soprano Jennifer Goode Cooper, Mezzo-Soprano Blythe Gaissert, Tenor Blake Friedman, Baritone Mario Diaz-Moresco and Bass Adrian Rosas. (more...)

Liverpool Pride 2017 Officially Launched With Full ProgrammeLiverpool Pride 2017 Officially Launched With Full Programme
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Liverpool Pride Festival returns for its eighth consecutive year in July with an exciting star-studded line-up to make the 2017 free event a colourful celebration of all things LGBT+. (more...)

Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT, Jerry Springer Opera Highlight The New Group's 2017-18 SeasonChloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT, Jerry Springer Opera Highlight The New Group's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The New Group has announced four productions for its 2017-2018 Season. (more...)

Taymor's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Luhrmann's ROMEO + JULIET and More Among Free Monday Night Screenings at The Old GlobeTaymor's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Luhrmann's ROMEO + JULIET and More Among Free Monday Night Screenings at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Old Globe will once again share some of its favorite Shakespearean cinema as a complement to its stage productions with the return of Free Monday Night Film Screenings, presented in conjunction with the 2017 Summer Shakespeare Festival. (more...)

Can It Can-Can to Broadway? MOULIN ROUGE Will Get Developmental Lab This FallCan It Can-Can to Broadway? MOULIN ROUGE Will Get Developmental Lab This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

According to an Equity casting notice, Baz Luhrmann's revolutionary film Moulin Rouge! might come to the stage as a new musical with a book by John Logan, directed by Alex Timbers. A developmental lab will begin at the end of October. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jonah Broscow and Andrew Lippa in THE MAN IN THE CEILING at Bay Street TheaterPhoto Flash: First Look at Jonah Broscow and Andrew Lippa in THE MAN IN THE CEILING at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2017

Bay Street Theater presents THE MAN IN THE CEILING, with book by Jules Feiffer, music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, directed by Jeffrey Seller, producer of Hamilton, running May 30 - June 25. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Netflix Cancels Baz Luhrmann's Music-Driven Drama THE GET DOWN After One SeasonNetflix Cancels Baz Luhrmann's Music-Driven Drama THE GET DOWN After One Season
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2017

Netflix has canceled Baz Luhrmann's music-driven series THE GET DOWN after one season. Season one premiered in two parts, with part two debuting on the streaming network last month to disappointing ratings. (more...)

Backstage with Richard Ridge: Michael Ball & Alfie Boe Get Ready to Come Together on the New York City Center Stage!Backstage with Richard Ridge: Michael Ball & Alfie Boe Get Ready to Come Together on the New York City Center Stage!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - May 23, 2017

Following the phenomenal success of their double platinum selling #1 UK album Together (released in the US by Decca Records), and a major sold out UK tour, musical legends Michael Ball and Alfie Boe will perform their first-and-only U.S. performance tonight, May 23. at New York City Center. Below, watch as the duo chats about performing together onstage, their friendship offstage and so much more! (more...)

KING KONG to Open on Broadway Next YearKING KONG to Open on Broadway Next Year
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Producers Global Creatures (CEO Carmen Pavlovic) and Roy Furman are pleased to announce that King Kong, will arrive on Broadway in the fall of 2018 at the Shubert Organization's Broadway Theatre. (more...)

Breaking: KING KONG Will Officially Swing to Broadway in 2018 with New Creative TeamBreaking: KING KONG Will Officially Swing to Broadway in 2018 with New Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Kong is coming! Producers Global Creatures (CEO Carmen Pavlovic) and Roy Furman just announced that King Kong, will arrive on Broadway in the fall of 2018 at the Shubert Organization's Broadway Theatre. (more...)

Irish Arts Center presents Singer/Songwriter MUNDY, 6/7-8Irish Arts Center presents Singer/Songwriter MUNDY, 6/7-8
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

On June 7 & 8, Mundy, one of Ireland's most exciting live performers, returns to Irish Arts Center to share two evenings of his upbeat and celebratory folk/pop/rock style. While Irish Arts Center has a history of showcasing cutting edge musicians that redefine what it is to be an Irish artist - including esteemed Irish rockers Joe and Steve Wall of The Stunning, Irish / Sierra Leonean singer-songwriter Loah and theatrical songstress Camille O'Sullivan - Mundy's poetic lyrics, honest folk sensibility, and skilled guitar work truly set him apart. (more...)

Sundance Institute Gathers Emerging Global & U.S. Creators at 2017 Directors and Screenwriters LabsSundance Institute Gathers Emerging Global & U.S. Creators at 2017 Directors and Screenwriters Labs
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Thirteen new independent feature projects from Cuba, Chile, Kenya, the UK and the U.S. have been selected for the 2017 Sundance Institute Directors and Screenwriters Labs in Utah's Wasatch Mountains. These Labs are the centerpiece of the nonprofit Institute's year-round support for independent artists. (more...)

A HAND OF BRIDGE, Helmed by Il Divo's David Miller, Set for SIFFA HAND OF BRIDGE, Helmed by Il Divo's David Miller, Set for SIFF
by Movies News Desk - May 5, 2017

Acclaimed American tenor and opera singer David Miller is perhaps best known as a member of the multiplatinum classical crossover group Il Divo. Now, Miller is bringing his opera prowess to the cinema, with his directorial debut of the opera "A Hand of Bridge." The short film will premiere at the prestigious Seattle International Film Festival, which runs from May 18- June 11, 2017.   (more...)

Billy Porter to Perform, Chat Career & New Album at GRAMMY MuseumBilly Porter to Perform, Chat Career & New Album at GRAMMY Museum
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

The GRAMMY Museum will welcome Billy Porter to the Clive Davis Theater on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 8:00pm for an intimate discussion on his distinguished career and latest album, followed by a special performance. (more...)

Garland Jeffreys' New Album '14 Steps To Harlem' Released to Critical AcclaimGarland Jeffreys' New Album '14 Steps To Harlem' Released to Critical Acclaim
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Acclaimed artist Garland Jeffreys' new album, 14 Steps To Harlem, is out now via Luna Park Records/Rough Trade. (more...)

BWW Review: ROMEO AND JULIET, Shakespeare's GlobeBWW Review: ROMEO AND JULIET, Shakespeare's Globe
by Kelly McElroy - Apr 28, 2017

If there was controversy surrounding the use of light and sound at the Globe Theatre, the opening production of Emma Rice's second and final season as Artistic Director can only fuel the multi-hued fire. Romeo and Juliet directed by ENO's Daniel Kramer is an irreverent feast of colour and music but at times misses the truth and beauty of Shakespeare's timeless story. (more...)

Garland Jeffreys' New Album '14 Steps To Harlem' Out TodayGarland Jeffreys' New Album '14 Steps To Harlem' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Garland Jeffreys' highly anticipated new album, 14 Steps To Harlem, is set for April 28 release on Luna Park Records/Rough Trade. (more...)

The One Club for Creativity Announces Details of Creative WeekThe One Club for Creativity Announces Details of Creative Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

NEW YORK, April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ The One Club for Creativity (www.oneclub.org), the non-profit organization that produces The One Show and ADC Annual Awards, today announced the schedule for Creative Week (www.oneshow.org), a weeklong festival (May 8-12) showcasing the best creative minds in advertising and design. TOCC also revealed that Daveed Diggs (Hamilton) and Jessica Williams (The Daily Show) will host The One Show on Wednesday and Friday, respectively. Creative Week partners include Pandora, Pinterest and Shutterstock. (more...)

New Musical TEMPLE to Receive Industry Presentation at The Pershing Square Signature CenterNew Musical TEMPLE to Receive Industry Presentation at The Pershing Square Signature Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

An invitation-only reading of the new musical Temple will take place on Friday, April 28th at 3pm at Signature Theatre (rehearsal studio - 480 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036).  Temple features a book and lyrics by Silvia Peto, music by Norman Durkee, additional music by Constantine Kitsopoulos, and will be directed by Gabriel Barre. (more...)

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