Giacomo Puccini News

 
Date Of Birth:
December 22, 1858
Date Of Death:
November 29, 1924 (65)
Birth Place:
Lucca, Tuscany, ITALY
Gender: Male
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Giacomo Puccini News

Date of Birth: December 22, 1858
Date of Death: November 29, 1924 (65)
Birth Place: Lucca, Tuscany, ITALY
Gender: Male
Madison Opera's LA BOHEME and THE TALES OF HOFFMANN to Air on WPRMadison Opera's LA BOHEME and THE TALES OF HOFFMANN to Air on WPR
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Madison Opera partners with Wisconsin Public Radio to present recorded broadcasts of Puccini's La Bohème on Saturday, May 14 and Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffmann on Saturday, May 21. Both broadcasts begin at 1pm and listeners can tune into WPR on 88.7FM or stream online at www.wpr.org/listen-live. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/29/16- RENTSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/29/16- RENT
by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2016

Today in 1996, Rent opened at the Nederlander Theatre, where it ran for 5123 performances. Rent is a rock musical with music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson based on Giacomo Puccini's opera La boheme. It tells the story of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York's Lower East Side in the thriving days of Bohemian Alphabet City, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS.On Broadway, Rent gained critical acclaim and won a Tony Award for Best Musical among other awards. The Broadway production closed on September 7, 2008 after a 12-year run. (more...)

Tickets to Berkshire Opera Festival's 2016 Summer Season Now on SaleTickets to Berkshire Opera Festival's 2016 Summer Season Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Berkshire Opera Festival's co-founders, Jonathon Loy and Brian Garman, have announced that tickets are on sale now for song recitals that will fill out the festival's 2016 summer season.  Two programs will be presented, and general admission tickets for each are priced at $30.  They can be ordered through the Berkshire Opera Festival (BOF) website, www.berkshireoperafestival.org, or by calling BOF at (413) 213-6622. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Giacomo Puccini's popular opera classic, LA BOHÈME, is once again coming to Cape Town, staged this time as LA BOHÈME IN DISTRICT SIX. Presented by the collaborative production company, Africa Arts, the show will run as part of the Suidoosterfees at the Artscape Theatre Centre in Cape Town. (more...)

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by BWW - Apr 17, 2016

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LA Opera to Present Puccini's LA BOHEMELA Opera to Present Puccini's LA BOHEME
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

La Bohème, one of the world's most beloved operas, will be the final mainstage production in LA Opera's 30th Anniversary Season. Giacomo Puccini's heartbreaking tragedy will have eight performances at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (135 N. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, 90012) from May 14 through June 12, 2016.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/11/16- MISS SAIGONSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/11/16- MISS SAIGON
by Stage Tube - Apr 11, 2016

Today in 1991, Miss Saigon opened at the Broadway Theatre, where it ran for 4092 performances. Miss Saigon is a musical by Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil, with lyrics by Boublil and Richard Maltby, Jr. It is based on Giacomo Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly, and similarly tells the tragic tale of a doomed romance involving an Asian woman abandoned by her American lover. The musical premiered at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, in London on 20 September 1989, closing after over four thousand performances, on 30 October 1999.The musical represented Schonberg and Boublil's second major success, following Les Miserables in 1985. (more...)

Photo Flash: Little Radical Theatrics Presents 20th Anniversaray Production of RENTPhoto Flash: Little Radical Theatrics Presents 20th Anniversaray Production of RENT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2016

Little Radical Theatrics, Inc. (Fatima Viegas, Executive Producer; Michael Mirra, Artistic Director) presents its spring 2016 production, a 20th Anniversary mounting of RENT, featuring book, music & lyrics by Jonathan Larson. (more...)

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by BWW - Apr 3, 2016

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Opera Santa Barbara to Present Puccini's SUOR ANGELICA and GIANNI SCHICCHIOpera Santa Barbara to Present Puccini's SUOR ANGELICA and GIANNI SCHICCHI
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Opera Santa Barbara's 22nd season will conclude in grand style with a pair of Giacomo Puccini's great one-act operas, the heart-warming Suor Angelica and the comic farce Gianni Schicchi, at the historic Granada Theatre on April 22 and 24. Performances will take place at 7:30 pm on Friday, April 22, and at 2:30 pm on Sunday, April 24. Ranging in price from $29 to $204, tickets can be purchased at www.granadasb.org or by calling 805-899-2222.  (more...)

BWW Review: The Story Of An Imperial China Under Threat Of Being Left Without A Ruler Because Of The Cold Hearted TURANDOT Unfolds In Handa Opera On Sydney HarbourBWW Review: The Story Of An Imperial China Under Threat Of Being Left Without A Ruler Because Of The Cold Hearted TURANDOT Unfolds In Handa Opera On Sydney Harbour
by Jade Kops - Mar 25, 2016

For its fifth year, Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour and Opera Australia have delivered another stunning production with TURANDOT, confirming its position as one of the world's greatest outdoor operas. (more...)

Paulo Szot en concierto tributo a Frank Sinatra en el Teatro RealPaulo Szot en concierto tributo a Frank Sinatra en el Teatro Real
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Mar 14, 2016

El ganador de un Tony en 2008 por SOUTH PACIFIC, Paulo Szot, ofrecera un concierto homenaje a Frank Sinatra el proximo 22 de octubre en el Teatro Real. (more...)

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by BWW - Mar 13, 2016

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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/12/2016
by - Mar 12, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/12/2016. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/5/2016
by - Mar 5, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/5/2016. (more...)

Chris Manetakis to Lead Little Radical Theatrics' RENT This Spring; Cast Announced!Chris Manetakis to Lead Little Radical Theatrics' RENT This Spring; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

Little Radical Theatrics, Inc. (Fatima Viegas, Executive Producer; Michael Mirra, Artistic Director) presents its spring 2016 production, a 20th Anniversary mounting of RENT, featuring book, music & lyrics by Jonathan Larson. (more...)

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by BWW - Feb 28, 2016

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Opera at Florham to Present 'An Afternoon of Arias about Spring and Songs of Love'Opera at Florham to Present 'An Afternoon of Arias about Spring and Songs of Love'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

Opera at Florham presents its next Musicale on Sunday, March 20th, 2016 at 3 p.m. in Lenfell Hall, 'The Mansion', Hennessy Hall, featuring a variety of famous opera arias and Broadway songs. This Musicale will take place at Fairleigh Dickinson University's College at Florham, Madison, NJ. (more...)

Vancouver Opera to Present MADAMA BUTTERFLY, 3/5Vancouver Opera to Present MADAMA BUTTERFLY, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Vancouver, BC ~ Demand is high for Vancouver Opera's upcoming production of Giacomo Puccini's beautiful story of honour, love, heartbreak and sacrifice: Madama Butterfly.  (more...)

LA Opera to Present MADAME BUTTERFLY, 3/12LA Opera to Present MADAME BUTTERFLY, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

(Los Angeles) February 22, 2016 — LA Opera's 30th Anniversary Season continues with Giacomo Puccini's beloved Madame Butterfly, starring soprano Ana María Martínez as Cio-Cio-San. (more...)

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