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The Canadian Opera Company Presents Richard Wagner's DIE WALKÜRE Featuring Christine Goerke, 1/31-2/22The Canadian Opera Company Presents Richard Wagner's DIE WALKÜRE Featuring Christine Goerke, 1/31-2/22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Richard Wagner's Die Walküre is opera at its most epic with incredible vocal demands, a 110-piece orchestra and a story about gods and mortals, all played out to one of opera's most powerful and iconic scores. This immense work returns to the Canadian Opera Company this winter with a critically acclaimed production by renowned Canadian directorAtom Egoyan, with COC Music DirectorJohannes Debus conducting, and one of the most hotly anticipated role debuts of the opera world this season: Grammy Award-winning soprano Christine Goerke as the Valkyrie Brünnhilde. Die Walküre is sung in German with English SURTITLESTM and runs for seven performances at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts on January 31,February 4, 7, 10, 13, 19, 22, 2015. (more...)

COC to Present DIE WALKURE with Christine Goerke in 2015COC to Present DIE WALKURE with Christine Goerke in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Richard Wagner's Die Walküre is opera at its most epic with incredible vocal demands, a 110-piece orchestra and a story about gods and mortals, all played out to one of opera's most powerful and iconic scores. This immense work returns to the Canadian Opera Company this winter with a critically acclaimed production by renowned Canadian director Atom Egoyan, with COC Music Director Johannes Debus conducting, and one of the most hotly anticipated role debuts of the opera world this season: Grammy Award-winning soprano Christine Goerke as the Valkyrie Brünnhilde. Die Walküre is sung in German with English SURTITLESTM and runs for seven performances at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts on January 31, February 4, 7, 10, 13, 19, 22, 2015. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sara Gettelfinger, Jeremy Kushnier, Euan Morton & More Celebrate Opening Night of ATOMICPhoto Coverage: Sara Gettelfinger, Jeremy Kushnier, Euan Morton & More Celebrate Opening Night of ATOMIC
by Linda Lenzi - Jul 14, 2014

The new Off-Broadway musical Atomic just opened last night at the Acorn Theatre/Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). Atomic makes its U.S. premiere after a wildly successful engagement in Sydney, Australia. With book & lyrics by Danny Ginges and Gregory Bonsignore, and music & lyrics by Philip Foxman, Atomic is choreographed by Greg Graham and directed by Damien Gray. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

New Musical ATOMIC Begins Performances Off-Broadway TonightNew Musical ATOMIC Begins Performances Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Performances of the new Off-Broadway musical Atomic begin tonight, Thursday, June 26 at 7pm at the Acorn Theatre/Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

New Musical ATOMIC Begins Performances Off-Broadway Tomorrow; Sets July 4th ScheduleNew Musical ATOMIC Begins Performances Off-Broadway Tomorrow; Sets July 4th Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Performances of the new Off-Broadway musical Atomic begin tomorrow, Thursday, June 26 at 7pm at the Acorn Theatre/Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). Please note, in celebration of Independence Day, there will be a limited number of $17.76 tickets available for the special 2pm performance on Friday, July 4. (more...)

Cirque du Soleil's MICHAEL JACKSON ONE to Begin Sunday Matinees, 6/29Cirque du Soleil's MICHAEL JACKSON ONE to Begin Sunday Matinees, 6/29
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil at Mandalay Bay will offer Sunday matinee performances at 4:30pm beginning June 29 through the remainder of the year. The 7:00pm performance will remain unchanged. Please see full details below for the updated schedule and ticket prices. Tickets for the matinee performances went on sale this morning at 10am. (more...)

Randy Harrison Replaces Preston Sadleir in New Off-Broadway Musical ATOMICRandy Harrison Replaces Preston Sadleir in New Off-Broadway Musical ATOMIC
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

Producers of the upcoming U.S. premiere of the new musical Atomic announced today that Randy Harrison (Showtime's "Queer as Folk") has joined the cast, replacing Preston Sadleir, who will appear in the upcoming revival of Titanic. The other members of the Atomic cast are David Abeles, Alexis Fishman, Sara Gettelfinger, Jonathan Hammond, Jeremy Kushnier, James David Larson, Euan Morton and Grace Stockdale. (more...)

New Musical ATOMIC to Open Off-Broadway this Summer at Acorn TheatreNew Musical ATOMIC to Open Off-Broadway this Summer at Acorn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

This summer, after a wildly successful engagement in Sydney, Australia, Atomic, the exhilarating and provocative new musical based on the creation of the atomic bomb, will make its highly anticipated U.S. premiere with a strictly limited 8-week Off-Broadway engagement from June 26 - August 16 at The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues). The official opening is set for Sunday, July 13. With book & lyrics by Danny Ginges and Gregory Bonsignore, and music & lyrics by Philip Foxman, Atomic is choreographed by Dean Walsh and directed by Damien Gray. Tickets are $69.25 and can be arranged online at www.telecharge.com or by calling 212.239.6200 or by visiting the Theatre Row Box Office located at 410 West 42nd Street. (more...)

Lyric Opera of Chicago's RUSALKA to Open This WeekendLyric Opera of Chicago's RUSALKA to Open This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Strange things are afoot in the deep darkness of the woods when humans, wood nymphs, water sprites, goblins, witches, and other creatures intermingle - knowingly or otherwise. Lyric Opera of Chicago presents Antonin Dvorák's Rusalka, the famed Czech composer's darkly sensual fairy tale, which makes its eagerly anticipated company premiere in a new production opening on Saturday, February 22, with six performances through Sunday, March 16. Performance dates are February 22, 26, March 4, 7, and 10, all at 7:30pm, with a matinee on March 16 at 2pm. (more...)

FIS Joins Forces with Microsoft to Advance CybersecurityFIS Joins Forces with Microsoft to Advance Cybersecurity
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

Under the agreement, FIS representatives will work hand-in-hand with forensic analysts, software developers and researchers at the Microsoft Cybercrime Center, which opened in November 2013. The partnership goal is to increase cooperative action between international law enforcement and private industry in order to help continuously improve the security of payments and financial transactions worldwide and make the Internet a safer place to do business. (more...)

New Study by Harvard Business School Professor and NAM Chief Economist Shows International Software Piracy Hampering Manufacturers in the U.S.New Study by Harvard Business School Professor and NAM Chief Economist Shows International Software Piracy Hampering Manufacturers in the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Low-cost imports made by global firms using illegal software have drained $240 billion in revenue (more...)

Lyric Opera of Chicago's RUSALKA to Open 2/22Lyric Opera of Chicago's RUSALKA to Open 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents Antonin Dvorak's Rusalka, the famed Czech composer's darkly sensual fairy tale, which makes its eagerly anticipated company premiere in a new production opening on Saturday, February 22, with six performances through Sunday, March 16. Performance dates are February 22, 26, March 4, 7, and 10, all at 7:30pm, with a matinee on March 16 at 2pm. (more...)

Canadian Opera Company Announces 2014/2015 Season, Including FALSTAFF and MoreCanadian Opera Company Announces 2014/2015 Season, Including FALSTAFF and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

The Canadian Opera Company unveiled a season dominated by the most important, respected and talked-about artists working on the operatic world stage today at a public launch of its 2014/2015 season at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Microsoft unveils state-of-the-art Cybercrime CenterMicrosoft unveils state-of-the-art Cybercrime Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2013

REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Microsoft Corp. on Thursday announced the opening of the Microsoft Cybercrime Center, a center of excellence for advancing the global fight against cybercrime. The Cybercrime Center combines Microsoft's legal and technical expertise as well as cutting-edge tools and technology with cross-industry expertise, marking a new era in effectively fighting crime on the Internet. (more...)

Minnesota Opera Presents ARABELLA TonightMinnesota Opera Presents ARABELLA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2013

Arabella by composer Richard Strauss sung in German with English translations projected above the stage at Ordway, 345 Washington Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102, tonight, November 9, 7:30pm, Tuesday, November 12, 7:30pm, Thursday, November 14, 7:30pm, Today, November 16, 7:30pm, and Sunday, November 17, 2pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Minnesota Opera's ARABELLAPhoto Flash: First Look at Minnesota Opera's ARABELLA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2013

Minnesota Opera presents ARABELLA, by composer Richard Strauss, Sung in German with English translations projected above the stage at the Ordway, 345 Washington Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102, opening tomorrow, November 9, and running through November 12. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Minnesota Opera Presents ARABELLA, 11/9Minnesota Opera Presents ARABELLA, 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

Arabella by composer Richard Strauss sung in German with English translations projected above the stage at Ordway, 345 Washington Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102, Saturday, November 9, 7:30pm, Tuesday, November 12, 7:30pm, Thursday, November 14, 7:30pm, Saturday, November 16, 7:30pm, and Sunday, November 17, 2pm. (more...)

Chicago Sinfonietta Joins Ballet West for THE SLEEPING BEAUTY This WeekendChicago Sinfonietta Joins Ballet West for THE SLEEPING BEAUTY This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

Chicago Sinfonietta Joins Ballet West for The Sleeping Beauty tonight, October 4 at 7:30PM and Saturday, October 5 at 2PM and 8PM. (more...)

PARSIFAL, OTELLO, THE SOUND OF MUSIC and More Highlight Lyric Opera of Chicago's 2013-14 SeasonPARSIFAL, OTELLO, THE SOUND OF MUSIC and More Highlight Lyric Opera of Chicago's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

Lyric Opera of Chicago and its general director, Anthony Freud, announced the lineup for Lyric's 2013-14 season todaY. Joseph Calleja, Joyce DiDonato, Nathan Gunn, Thomas Hampson, Ana María Martínez, Matthew Polenzani, and Patricia Racette are among those headlining the new season's offerings. These comprise 67 performances of eight different operas, beginning today, October 5, 2013 and concluding March 23, 2014: new productions of Parsifal, La traviata, The Barber of Seville, and Rusalka (Lyric premiere); a revival of Otello; and new-to-Chicago stagings of Madama Butterfly, Die Fledermaus, and La clemenza di Tito. (more...)

Rob Ashford, John Caird and More Highlight Lyric Opera of Chicago's 2013-14 SeasonRob Ashford, John Caird and More Highlight Lyric Opera of Chicago's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

Lyric Opera of Chicago and its general director, Anthony Freud, announced the lineup for Lyric's 2013-14 season today. Joseph Calleja, Joyce DiDonato, Nathan Gunn, Thomas Hampson, Ana Maria Martinez, Matthew Polenzani, and Patricia Racette are among those headlining the new season's offerings. These comprise 67 performances of eight different operas, beginning October 5, 2013 and concluding March 23, 2014: new productions of Parsifal, La traviata, The Barber of Seville, and Rusalka (Lyric premiere); a revival of Otello; and new-to-Chicago stagings of Madama Butterfly, Die Fledermaus, and La clemenza di Tito. Lyric's music director, Sir Andrew Davis, will lead three operas, and guest conductors Marco Armiliato, Bertrand de Billy and Michele Mariotti will make their house debuts. Additionally, Lyric will present a new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music in the spring of 2014, continuing the company's American Musical Theater Initiative, and Davis will conduct a special Subscriber Appreciation Concert in March featuring Lyric's creative consultant - the star soprano Renee Fleming - with tenor Jonas Kaufmann. (more...)

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