Gustavo Dudamel to Conduct Final Two Performances of LA Opera's LA BOHEME, 6/10, 6/12by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016
Gustavo Dudamel, music and artistic director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, will conduct the final two performances of LA Opera's La Bohème, June 10 and 12, 2016. (more...)
Subscriptions for Opera Santa Barbara's New Season Now on Saleby BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016
Subscription sales have begun for Opera Santa Barbara's 2016-17 season, which will open with Georges Bizet's timeless drama Carmen on November 4 and 6, followed by productions of Leoš Janá?ek's imaginative The Cunning Little Vixen on March 3 and 5, and Giacomo Puccini's richly melodic La Rondine on April 28 and 30. Prices start at just $77, and subscriber benefits include children's discounts and free admission to the company's new “Opera Goes to the Movies” series that will launch in the fall. To purchase subscriptions, visit www.operasb.com/subscription.php or call 805-898-3890. (more...)
Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com for 5/8/2016 - 5/15/2016by BWW - May 15, 2016
Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 5/8/2016 - 5/15/2016.
Jason C. Tramm to Conduct Palmetto Opera's 'Great Voices from Broadway to Opera' in Columbia, SCby BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016
Great stories give voice to great music - and the musical connection between Broadway and Opera has long fascinated and entertained audiences. In 1900 the theatrical success of David Belasco's play “Madame Butterfly: A Tragedy of Japan” led to Giacomo Puccini's 1904 grand opera “Madama Butterfly,” which re-emerged in 1988 as David Henry Hwang's Broadway hit and Tony Award winning play “M. Butterfly. “ When Jonathan Larson's musical “Rent” opened in 1996 to rave reviews, audiences and critics loved the homage to Puccini's “La Boehme.” (more...)
THE PEARL FISHERS, THE SNOW QUEEN and More Set for Tulsa Opera's 2016-17 Seasonby BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016
Tulsa Opera announces a thrilling lineup of four productions for the 2016-2017 Season. (more...)
Madison Opera's LA BOHEME and THE TALES OF HOFFMANN to Air on WPRby 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- RENTby 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 Saleby 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...)
Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 4/10/2016 - 4/17/2016by BWW - Apr 17, 2016
Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 4/10/2016 - 4/17/2016.
LA Opera to Present Puccini's LA BOHEMEby 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 SAIGONby 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 RENTby 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...)
Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 3/27/2016 - 4/3/2016by BWW - Apr 3, 2016
Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 3/27/2016 - 4/3/2016.
Opera Santa Barbara to Present Puccini's SUOR ANGELICA and GIANNI SCHICCHIby 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 Harbourby 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 Realby 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...)
Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 3/6/2016 - 3/13/2016by BWW - Mar 13, 2016
Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 3/6/2016 - 3/13/2016.
Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/12/2016by - Mar 12, 2016
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/12/2016.
Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/5/2016by - Mar 5, 2016
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/5/2016.
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