Elizabeth Pojanowski News

59E59 Theaters Presents OPPORTUNITY MAKES THE THIEF, Now thru 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2014

59E59 Theaters welcomes the Little Opera Theatre of NY in its return with Rossini's comic opera OPPORTUNITY MAKES THE THIEF (L'OCCASIONE FA IL LADRO OSSIA IL CAMBIO DELLA VALIGIA), directed by Philip Shneidman and conducted by James Bagwell. (more...)

59E59 Theaters Presents OPPORTUNITY MAKES THE THIEF, 2/22 - 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

59E59 Theaters is thrilled to announce that the Little Opera Theatre of NY returns with Rossini's comic opera OPPORTUNITY MAKES THE THIEF (L'OCCASIONE FA IL LADRO OSSIA IL CAMBIO DELLA VALIGIA). (more...)

Little Opera Theatre of NY to Present Rossini's OPPORTUNITY MAKES THE THIEF at 59E59 Theaters, 2/22-3/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

The Little Opera Theatre of NY announces its Winter 2014 production of Gioachino Rossini's one-act rarity, Opportunity Makes the Thief (L'occasione fa il ladro, ossia Il cambio della valigia ). Eight performances will be presented from February 22 through March 2, 2014 at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Performance times are 8:15 pm for Fridays and Saturdays, including February 22, February 28, and March 1; 7:15 pm for Tuesday-Thursday performances, including February 25, 26, 27, and 3:15 pm for two Sunday matinees, February 23, and March 2. Tickets are $35 ($24.50 for 59E59 Member), and can be purchased online at www.59e59.org ; by phone at (212) 279-4200; or at the 59E59 Theaters' Box Office. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with ANNA NICOLE Opera's Sarah Joy Miller and More
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2013

New York City Opera's 2013-14 season and BAM's 2013 Next Wave Festival opened Sept. 17 with the U.S. premiere of Anna Nicole, an opera by composer Mark-Anthony Turnage and librettist Richard Thomas based on the flamboyant life and tragic death of Anna Nicole Smith. This highly anticipated co-production includes seven performances at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, on September 17, 19, 21, 24, 25, 27, and 28 at 7:30pm. Click below to go behind the scenes with the opera's cast and creative team! (more...)

MEGA STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with ANNA NICOLE Opera's Sarah Joy Miller and More
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2013

New York City Opera's 2013-14 season and BAM's 2013 Next Wave Festival opened Sept. 17 with the U.S. premiere of Anna Nicole, an opera by composer Mark-Anthony Turnage and librettist Richard Thomas based on the flamboyant life and tragic death of Anna Nicole Smith. This highly anticipated co-production includes seven performances at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, on September 17, 19, 21, 24, 25, 27, and 28 at 7:30pm. Click below to go behind the scenes with the opera's cast and creative team! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Sarah Joy Miller, Robert Brubaker and More in ANNA NICOLE Opera
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2013

New York City Opera's 2013-14 season and BAM's 2013 Next Wave Festival opened Sept. 17 with the U.S. premiere of Anna Nicole, an opera by composer Mark-Anthony Turnage and librettist Richard Thomas based on the flamboyant life and tragic death of Anna Nicole Smith. This highly anticipated co-production includes seven performances at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, on September 17, 19, 21, 24, 25, 27, and 28 at 7:30pm. Individual tickets are on sale at BAM.org or through BAM Ticket Services at 718.636.4100. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below! (more...)

New York City Opera and BAM Begin U.S. Premiere of ANNA NICOLE Opera Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

New York City Opera's 2013-14 season and BAM's 2013 Next Wave Festival begin today, Sept. 17, with the U.S. premiere of Anna Nicole, an opera by composer Mark-Anthony Turnage and librettist Richard Thomas based on the flamboyant life and tragic death of Anna Nicole Smith. This highly anticipated co-production includes seven performances at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, on September 17, 19, 21, 24, 25, 27, and 28 at 7:30pm. Individual tickets are on sale at BAM.org or through BAM Ticket Services at 718.636.4100. (more...)

New York City Opera and BAM Present U.S. Premiere of ANNA NICOLE Opera Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

New York City Opera's 2013-14 season and BAM's 2013 Next Wave Festival begin with the U.S. premiere of Anna Nicole, an opera by composer Mark-Anthony Turnage and librettist Richard Thomas based on the flamboyant life and tragic death of Anna Nicole Smith. This highly anticipated co-production includes seven performances at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, tonight, September 17 and September 19, 21, 24, 25, 27, and 28 at 7:30pm. (more...)

New York City Opera and BAM Present U.S. Premiere of ANNA NICOLE Opera, 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 08, 2013

New York City Opera's 2013-14 season and BAM's 2013 Next Wave Festival begin with the U.S. premiere of Anna Nicole, an opera by composer Mark-Anthony Turnage and librettist Richard Thomas based on the flamboyant life and tragic death of Anna Nicole Smith. This highly anticipated co-production includes seven performances at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, on September 17, 19, 21, 24, 25, 27, and 28 at 7:30pm. Individual tickets are on sale August 12 (August 5 for Friends of BAM) at BAM.org or through BAM Ticket Services at 718.636.4100. (more...)

Sarah Joy Miller & More Set for New York City Opera's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2013

New York City Opera is pleased to announce casting for numerous roles in its 2013-14 productions: Anna Nicole, a co-production with BAM that kicks off the 2013 Next Wave Festival, September 17 - 28 at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House; Johann Christian Bach's Endimione, February 8 - 16, 2014 at El Museo del Barrio; Bluebeard's Castle, a co-production with St. Ann's Warehouse, February 28 - March 15, 2014; and The Marriage of Figaro, April 19 - April 26, 2014 at New York City Center. The Company will announce additional casting soon. (more...)

Sheldon Harnick, Rachel Potter and More Set for Carnegie Hall COMMUNITY SING Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2013

Today, February 3 at 5 p.m., in the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College, Carnegie Hall gives Broadway fans the exclusive opportunity to sing along with the brightest stars of today at a FREE Community Sing presented by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute. Mandy Gonzalez, Rachel Potter, Caesar Samayoa, and many more join Leslie Stifelman, musical director and conductor of Chicago: The Musical, and host Thomas Cabaniss in guiding the audience through the show-stopping, electrifying numbers of your most beloved Broadway musicals including Hair, West Side Story, Rent, and LES MISERABLES. (more...)

Sheldon Harnick, Rachel Potter and More Set for Carnegie Hall COMMUNITY SING, 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2013

On Sunday, February 3 at 5 p.m., in the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College, Carnegie Hall gives Broadway fans the exclusive opportunity to sing along with the brightest stars of today at a FREE Community Sing presented by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute. Mandy Gonzalez, Rachel Potter, Caesar Samayoa, and many more join Leslie Stifelman, musical director and conductor of Chicago: The Musical, and host Thomas Cabaniss in guiding the audience through the show-stopping, electrifying numbers of your most beloved Broadway musicals including Hair, West Side Story, Rent, and LES MISERABLES. (more...)

PHOTO FLASH: Bill Connington Attends Film Festival In NYC
by Movies News Desk - Oct 24, 2011

Bill Connington, one of the stars of the comic film THE THORNHILLS OF PARK AVENUE appeared at the NewFilmmakers Film Festival (www.newfilmmakers.com) at the famous Anthology Film Archives, on Manhattan's hip Lower East Side. Also in attendance were Michael L. Cooper, and Elizabeth Pojanowski. (more...)

Joyce Carol Oates Attends Staged Reading Of I STAND BEFORE YOU NAKED
by BWW News Desk - Dec 02, 2010

New York Times Bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates attended the staged reading of her play I STAND BEFORE YOU NAKED on Sunday, November 28th. (more...)

Lanzarone, Ayers, Redd Complete Cast of I STAND BEFORE YOU NAKED Reading 11/28
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2010

Newly announced Broadway stars complete the casting for Joyce Carol Oates' I STAND BEFORE YOU NAKED. Nikka Lanzarone (WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN), Becca Ayers (SOUTH PACIFIC, AVENUE Q), and Randy Redd (PARADE) join Barbara Walsh (COMPANY, HAIRSPRAY, FALSETTOS), Stephanie D'Abruzzo (AVENUE Q), Mary Stout (BEAUTY AND THE BEAST), Janet Carroll (LITTLE WOMEN), and Bree Williamson (ONE LIFE TO LIVE) in performing a staged reading of New York Times-bestselling-author Joyce Carol Oates' play on Sunday, November 28th at 7 pm. (more...)

Lanzarone, Ayers, Redd Complete Cast of I STAND BEFORE YOU NAKED Reading 11/28
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2010

Newly announced Broadway stars complete the casting for Joyce Carol Oates' I STAND BEFORE YOU NAKED. Nikka Lanzarone (WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN), Becca Ayers (SOUTH PACIFIC, AVENUE Q), and Randy Redd (PARADE) join Barbara Walsh (COMPANY, HAIRSPRAY, FALSETTOS), Stephanie D'Abruzzo (AVENUE Q), Mary Stout (BEAUTY AND THE BEAST), Janet Carroll (LITTLE WOMEN), and Bree Williamson (ONE LIFE TO LIVE) in performing a staged reading of New York Times-bestselling-author Joyce Carol Oates' play on Sunday, November 28th at 7 pm. (more...)