Tulsa Opera, Oklahoma's oldest performing arts organization, announces Sandra Willmann as its new Director of Development. As a young person, she dreamed of becoming a singer. Recognizing her talents and strengths lie elsewhere, she followed a career path in fundraising and development that's led her back to her first love. (more...)
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley kicks off its 48th season with the World Premiere of The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga. Drawn from one of the first ever graphic novels, set to an infectious ragtime and vaudeville score by local composer/lyricist Min Kahng, the comic musical follows four Japanese immigrants in a world of possibility and prejudice: turn-of-the-twentieth-century San Francisco. (more...)
Watch as love unfolds in the bold musical Aida from Sirs Elton John and Tim Rice. The Moonlight premiere of Aida opens the 37th season of Moonlight Stage Productions from June 14-July 1, 2017. The enchanting musical production is based on the opera by the same name by Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi. The triumphant love story between an Egyptian prince and a slave transcends warring nations and brings a country together. Aida is an epic tale of love, loyalty and betrayal chronicling the love triangle between Aida, a Nubian princess stolen from her country, Amneris, an Egyptian princess, and Radames, the soldier they both love. As their forbidden love blossoms, Aida is forced to weigh her heart against the responsibility she faces as leader of her people. The love Aida and Radames has for one another becomes a shining example of true devotion that ultimately transcends the vast cultural differences between their warring nations, heralding a time of unprecedented peace and prosperity. Tickets range from $23 to $55 for all reserved seating and $17 to $22 for general admission lawn seating. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 760-724-2110 or visit moonlightstage.com. (more...)
Kristine Opolais stars in her first Met performances of her breakthrough role, the title character in Antonin DvoŠk's Rusalka, in a critically acclaimed new staging, directed by Mary Zimmerman and conducted by Mark Elder, on GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET Sunday, June 18 at 12 p.m. on PBS (more...)
Gregory Maguire, best known for WICKED:†The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, which was turned into the best-selling Broadway musical†Wicked, has struck gold again.
Maguire has made a career out of fractured fairy tales, spinning new versions of tales from†Lewis Carroll to Hans Christian Andersen to†Charles Dickens.
This coming fall, he has his eyes set on†E.T.A. Hoffman's THE NUTCRACKER AND THE MOUSE KING, which was adapted by Alexandre Dumas and†popularized bycomposer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky in his now-iconic†ballet.
The cover and summary were just revealed, and Broadway World is on the scene to give you an inside look at this hot fall release! (more...)
An underwater spectacular is coming to Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre. The Yardley Players present Disney's "The Little Mermaid" Fridays, May 26 and June 2 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, May 27 and June 3 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sundays, May 28 and June 4 at 2 p.m.† (more...)
Most everyone knows the story of "The Princess and the Pea", but few know what actually happened. For instance, did you know that Princess Winnifred, from the Ragnarok Marsh Lilies, actually swam the moat to reach the castle? You'll learn about this and much more from Susquehanna Stage Company's next show, Once Upon a Mattress Jr.! (more...)
Elvis Costello will bring his legendary guitar licks and vocal stylings to Washington, D.C., this Saturday, April 29, when he performs at the official after-party for FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE's first annual 'Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner,' presented by TBS. (more...)
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017
As the curtain goes up the stage heats up with an amazing presentation of musicals for Moonlight Stage Productions' 2017 summer season at the Moonlight Amphitheatre. (more...)
Victoria Theatre Association announces the addition of several titles to the 2017-2018 Projects Unlimited Star Attractions. New titles include the return of chef and entertaining commentator ALTON BROWN, a holiday tradition MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER by Chip Davis, and back by popular demand, blue grass band, STEEP CANYON RANGERS. (more...)
Jason Forbach, who was recently featured in the Broadway revival of Les Miserables and Phoenix Best who made her Broadway debut in The Color Purple will star in this summer's production of Evita at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival. (more...)
In a special partnership with the†New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC),†Rutgers University†and†WBGO Jazz 88.3FM, NJPAC Arts Education's†James Moody Jazz Orchestra†(formerly the Brick City Jazz Orchestra) along with the award-winning†Jazz House Big Band†and†Lima Interscolar Big Band†entertains both jazz aficionados and casual music fans alike in a celebration of big band music, from the swing era to contemporary jazz-rock fusion. (more...)
Popra Nakayama is a dancer, actor, singer and choreographer. She has studied at HB studio and Ballet Academy East in NYC. She also trains in martial arts such as Muay Thai and Samurai Swordsmanship. (more...)
The Warner Theatre has announced its 2017-2018 Warner Stage Company season.† The Main Stage season opens in November with AVENUE Q and follows with ONCE, THE FULL MONTY and Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID. (more...)
Fun Home, Waitress and An American in Paris headline the 2017-18 HCA/TriStar Health Broadway at TPAC Series, which leads off with the world premiere of a new musical in development - Part of the Plan, an original musical written by Kate Atkinson and Karen Harris and featuring songs from the catalog of famed singer/songwriter Dan Fogelberg. (more...)
Artistic Director Lawrence Cherney is delighted to announce Soundstreams' 35th season. The main stage series features five sensational shows: Northern Encounters, with music and dance from Canada and Finland performed by the Lapland Chamber Orchestra; Musik fur das Ende, which is an immersive experience of iconic Quebecois composer Claude Vivier's transformative work; Tan Dun's Water Passion after St. Matthew, a contemporary reimagining of Bach's masterpiece; Freddy's Tune, featuring cross-genre inspirations from the famous theme King Frederick gifted to Bach; and The Little Match Girl Passion, the provocative Pulitzer Prize-winning work by David Lang. (more...)
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival†announced today that Broadway, film and television actor Dan Domenech will star as Che in Evita this summer at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival. The production opens the Festival's 26th season. (more...)