Photo Flash: CINDERELLA to Play the Lyric Operaby BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2015
A whimsical, wildly colorful production of Rossini's delightful opera Cinderella opens this Sundayafternoon at Lyric Opera of Chicago, with eight performances through Friday, October 30. Performance dates areOctober 4 and 30 at 2pm, and October 7, 10, 13, 17, 23, 26 at 7:30pm. The familiar story (with a few different twists) makes it a great first opera experience. Check out photos from the show below! (more...)
Hal Prince Chats Reworking PRINCE OF BROADWAY for Japan, Broadwayby Jessica Khan - Sep 28, 2015
The Umeda Arts Theater world premiere production of PRINCE OF BROADWAY began rehearsals on September 3 in New York City. Hal Prince just talked to Deadline about the once-stalled show's upcoming premiere in Japan, taking the production to Broadway next year, his flops and his successes throughout his career, and more. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 27by Audition Roundup - Sep 27, 2015
Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, September 27, 2015 for productions in your area and around the country.
Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 9/20/2015 - 9/27/2015by BWW - Sep 27, 2015
Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 9/20/2015 - 9/27/2015.
Take a Dance Break with IN YOUR ARMS' Ryan Steeleby BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2015
The focus of IN YOUR ARMS in on telling a story through dance, and the show features an incredible line-up of performers who do just that. BroadwayWorld is celebrating the amazing work of these dancers by bringing you a countdown of our five favorite dance performances of the stars. Today, we start with who else, but Broadway legend Donna McKechnie. (more...)
BWW Interview: See Giovanna Run - A Chat with ANNA BOLENA's Mezzo Jamie Barton at the Metby Richard Sasanow - Sep 25, 2015
With the season's first performance of Donizetti's ANNA BOLENA--that's Henry VIII's Anne Boleyn to all you Masterpiece Theatre fans--at the Met, the big news is that it's soprano Sondra Radvanovsky's first part of the Tudor Trilogy, with MARIA STUARDA and ROBERTO DEVEREUX to come later in the season. Alongside her, as Jane (here, Giovanna) Seymour, Boleyn's successor as consort to Henry, is mezzo Jamie Barton, this year's winner of the Richard Tucker Award, a past winner of the Met Council Auditions (and many other major awards) and a sensation when she sang her first big role at the Met two years ago, Adalgisa in Bellini's NORMA. (more...)
Houston Grand Opera Announces 24-Hour Giving Day, 10/14by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015
Houston, September 23, 2015— Last year Houston Grand Opera (HGO) was one of the first major performing arts organizations in the nation to join the international #GivingTuesday fundraising day with its own campaign. Now HGO is building on the success of that campaign by holding its own 24-hour Giving Day from 6:00 p.m. October 14 through 6:00 p.m. October 15. Information is now available at www.AllinforHGO.org. (more...)
Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/19/2015by - Sep 19, 2015
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/19/2015.
Soprano Nadine Sierra Replaces Diana Damrau in 'Lucia di Lammermoor'by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2015
San Francisco Opera today announced cast changes for the Company's new production of Gaetano Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor, presented October 8–28, 2015, and for Mozart's The Magic Flute, presented October 20–November 20, at the War Memorial Opera House. (more...)
Lyric Opera of Chicago to Stage Rossini's CINDERELLA This Fallby BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015
Lyric Opera of Chicago presents Rossini's delightful Cinderella in a new-to-Chicago production this fall. It opens on Sunday, October 4 with eight performances through Friday, October 30. Performance dates are Oct. 7, 10, 13, 17, 23, 26 at 7:30pm; and Oct 4 and 30 at 2pm. (more...)
Gattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS, Featuring 10 Dance Vignettes by Iconic Writers, Begins Tonight at The Old Globeby BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015
The Old Globe opens its 2015-2016 Season with IN YOUR ARMS, a World Premiere dance-theatre musical featuring direction and choreography by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies, Godspell, Lincoln Center Theater's The King and I and South Pacific) and original music by Tony Award winner Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once on This Island; two-time Oscar nominee for Anastasia). The production begins tonight, September 16, with an opening slated for September 24, and runs through October 25, 2015. (more...)
BWW Interview: Gregory Spears and Royce Vavrek Talk New Chamber Opera O COLUMBIAby Natalie de la Garza - Sep 16, 2015
Composer Gregory Spears and librettist Royce Vavrek talk the relationship between space travel and Houston, and how it inspired the new chamber opera O COLUMBIA. (more...)
Katrina Lenk, Richard Topol, Lenny Wolpe and More to Star in Yale Rep's INDECENT World Premiereby BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015
Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2015-16 season with the world premiere of INDECENT, a new play with music, written by Paula Vogel, created by Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman, and directed by Rebecca Taichman, at the University Theatre (222 York Street), October 2-24. Opening Night is Thursday, October 8. The world premiere of INDECENT is a co-production with La Jolla Playhouse, where it will play November 13-December 10. (more...)
Anna Netrebko to Lead Starry Cast of Verdi's IL TROVATORE at Met Operaby BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015
Il Trovatore returns to the Met September 25, starring Anna Netrebko as the heroine Leonora in her long-awaited Met role debut. Dolora Zajick sings her signature role of the mysterious gypsy Azucena, with Yonghoon Lee as Manrico, Dmitri Hvorostovsky as Manrico's rival Count di Luna, and Štefan Kocán as Ferrando. In later performances, Angela Meade stars as Leonora, Marcello Giordani sings Manrico, Vitaliy Bilyy sings Count di Luna, and Kwangchul Youn sings Ferrando. Zajick and Hvorostovsky reprise their roles with Marco Armiliato leading all performances of David McVicar's 2009 production at the Met this season. The October 3 performance of Il Trovatore will launch the tenth season of the Met's Live in HD series when it is transmitted to more than 2,000 movie theaters in 70 countries around the world. (more...)
Dallas Opera Announces Application Acceptance for Guild Vocal Competition, 9/15by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015
DALLAS, TX, SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 - The Dallas Opera is pleased to announce that applications for the expanded and revised Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition, scheduled to take place on Friday, April 29, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. (Semi-Final Round) and Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. (Finals Round) will be accepted beginning tomorrow – Tuesday, September 15, 2015 – through Saturday, November 21, 2015. (more...)
TURANDOT Returns to the Met This Monthby BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2015
Puccini's opera set in ancient China, TURANDOT, will return to the Metropolitan Opera for 16 performances beginning September 23. (more...)
Pacific Chorale to Open Season with Brahm's REQUIEM, 11/1by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2015
Pacific Chorale, the resident classical music choir of Segerstrom Center for the Arts, will be presenting one of the all-time greatest monuments of choral music on Sunday, November 1 at 5:30 p.m. at the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall: Johannes Brahms's A German Requiem. (more...)
Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 9/6/2015 - 9/13/2015by BWW - Sep 13, 2015
Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 9/6/2015 - 9/13/2015.
First PRINCE OF BROADWAY Songs Revealed, Plus Rehearsal Snapshotsby BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2015
The Umeda Arts Theater world premiere production of Prince of Broadway began rehearsals on Thursday, September 3 in New York City, and BroadwayWorld has the first photos from that process below! (more...)
Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/5/2015by - Sep 5, 2015
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/5/2015.
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