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Jay Hunter Morris Stars in Houston Grand Opera's A CHRISTMAS CAROL World Premiere TonightJay Hunter Morris Stars in Houston Grand Opera's A CHRISTMAS CAROL World Premiere Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

American tenor Jay Hunter Morris will replace Anthony Dean Griffey in Houston Grand Opera's world premiere production of A Christmas Carol, it was announced today by HGO Artistic and Music Director Patrick Summers. Mr. Griffey has withdrawn for health reasons. The 90-minute opera, commissioned by HGO from composer Iain Bell and librettist Simon Callow, is written for a single singer performing the role of The Narrator. A Christmas Carol runs from tonight, December 5 through 21, 2014, at the Wortham Theater Center, and is suitable for ages 12 and up. (more...)

Jay Hunter Morris Replaces Anthony Dean Griffey in Houston Grand Opera's A CHRISTMAS CAROL World Premiere This WinterJay Hunter Morris Replaces Anthony Dean Griffey in Houston Grand Opera's A CHRISTMAS CAROL World Premiere This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

American tenor Jay Hunter Morris will replace Anthony Dean Griffey in Houston Grand Opera's world premiere production of A Christmas Carol, it was announced today by HGO Artistic and Music Director Patrick Summers. Mr. Griffey has withdrawn for health reasons. The 90-minute opera, commissioned by HGO from composer Iain Bell and librettist Simon Callow, is written for a single singer performing the role of The Narrator. A Christmas Carol runs from December 5 through 21, 2014, at the Wortham Theater Center, and is suitable for ages 12 and up. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/7- MASTER CLASSSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/7- MASTER CLASS
by Stage Tube - Jul 7, 2014

Today in 2011, the first Broadway revival of Master Class opened at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, where it ran for 67 performances. Master Class is a play by Terrence McNally, which opened on Broadway on November 15, 1995 at the John Golden Theatre, where it ran for 598 performances. The original cast included Zoe Caldwell, Audra McDonald, Karen Kay Cody, David Loud, and Jay Hunter Morris. Caldwell and McDonald won Tony Awards for their performances in 1996. Tyne Daly starred as Callas in a summer 2011 revival of the play at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: Dr. Rob Istad Interviews THE RADIO HOUR Composer Jake Heggie and Conductor John Alexander, Parts 1 & 2VIDEO: Dr. Rob Istad Interviews THE RADIO HOUR Composer Jake Heggie and Conductor John Alexander, Parts 1 & 2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

The internationally-acclaimed Pacific Chorale in Orange County, CA will be presenting a new work created by American opera composer Jake Heggie, and the versatile librettist Gene Scheer entitled 'THE RADIO HOUR'. The choral opera will be conducted by Pacific Chorale's Artistic Director, John Alexander, and stage-directed by James R. Taulli. The premiere work will be performed by the organization's chamber choir, The John Alexander Singers, accompanied by an 8-member ensemble of musicians who are members of Pacific Symphony. The performance is on Sunday, May 18 at 5:30 p.m. at the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa, CA. Scroll down to see an interview with composer Jake Heggie and conductor John Alexander! (more...)

The Dallas Opera Announces Return of Heggie and Scheer's MOBY-DICK, 11/04/2016The Dallas Opera Announces Return of Heggie and Scheer's MOBY-DICK, 11/04/2016
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2014

The Dallas Opera tonight capped a phenomenally successful season with the announcement that the original Leonard Foglia production of composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer's powerful twenty-first century masterpiece, MOBY-DICK, will be returning to the site of its triumphant 2010 world premiere. This limited engagement will begin onFriday, November 4, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Pacific Chorale to Present THE RADIO HOUR, 5/18Pacific Chorale to Present THE RADIO HOUR, 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

The internationally-­acclaimed Pacific Chorale in Orange County, CA will be presenting a new work created by American opera composer Jake Heggie, and the versatilelibrettist Gene Scheer entitled 'THE RADIO HOUR'. The choral opera will be conducted by Pacific Chorale's Artistic Director, John Alexander, and stage-­directed by James R. Taulli. (more...)

Dallas Opera and Dallas Holocaust Museum Presents KORNGOLD, THE LOST COMPOSER? Panel TodayDallas Opera and Dallas Holocaust Museum Presents KORNGOLD, THE LOST COMPOSER? Panel Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

The Dallas Opera and Dallas Holocaust Museum are the proud partners of what promises to be an extraordinary panel discussion on the life, the work and the legacy of exiled twentieth-century composer Erich Wolfgang Korngold, who went from Viennese 'wunderkind' to one of the founding fathers of the 'Great American Film Score,' when the Nazi conquest of Europe made it impossible for him to return home. (more...)

The Dallas Opera and Dallas Holocaust Museum Present KORNGOLD, THE LOST COMPOSER?, TodayThe Dallas Opera and Dallas Holocaust Museum Present KORNGOLD, THE LOST COMPOSER?, Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

The Dallas Opera and Dallas Holocaust Museum are the proud partners of what promises to be an extraordinary panel discussion on the life, the work and the legacy of exiled twentieth-century composer Erich Wolfgang Korngold, who went from Viennese "wunderkind" to one of the founding fathers of the "Great American Film Score," when the Nazi conquest of Europe made it impossible for him to return home. (more...)

The Dallas Opera and Dallas Holocaust Museum Present KORNGOLD, THE LOST COMPOSER?, 2/25The Dallas Opera and Dallas Holocaust Museum Present KORNGOLD, THE LOST COMPOSER?, 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

The Dallas Opera and Dallas Holocaust Museum are the proud partners of what promises to be an extraordinary panel discussion on the life, the work and the legacy of exiled twentieth-century composer Erich Wolfgang Korngold, who went from Viennese "wunderkind" to one of the founding fathers of the "Great American Film Score," when the Nazi conquest of Europe made it impossible for him to return home. (more...)

Dallas Opera and Dallas Holocaust Museum to Present KORNGOLD, THE LOST COMPOSER? Panel, 2/25Dallas Opera and Dallas Holocaust Museum to Present KORNGOLD, THE LOST COMPOSER? Panel, 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

The Dallas Opera and Dallas Holocaust Museum are the proud partners of what promises to be an extraordinary panel discussion on the life, the work and the legacy of exiled twentieth-century composer Erich Wolfgang Korngold, who went from Viennese 'wunderkind' to one of the founding fathers of the 'Great American Film Score,' when the Nazi conquest of Europe made it impossible for him to return home. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Hawaii - Week of 10/13/2013Now Playing Onstage in Hawaii - Week of 10/13/2013
by BWW - Oct 13, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/13/2013 for Hawaii (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Hawaii - Week of 10/06/2013Now Playing Onstage in Hawaii - Week of 10/06/2013
by BWW - Oct 6, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/06/2013 for Hawaii (more...)

NCPA Opens September 2013 LineupNCPA Opens September 2013 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2013

National Center Performing Arts in Mumbai has announced its upcoming September 2013 events. Details below! (more...)

NCPA Announces September 2013 LineupNCPA Announces September 2013 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2013

National Center Performing Arts in Mumbai has announced its upcoming September 2013 events. Details below! (more...)

Danny Boyle to Direct Cop Drama Pilot for UK's Channel 4Danny Boyle to Direct Cop Drama Pilot for UK's Channel 4
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

Variety reports that Danny Boyle will direct a pilot for a new cop drama series for the U.K.'s Channel 4. (more...)

Barbra Streisand's BACK TO BROOKLYN Concert, Encores of OKLAHOMA!, COMPANY & More to Air as a Part of PBS ARTS FALL FESTIVALBarbra Streisand's BACK TO BROOKLYN Concert, Encores of OKLAHOMA!, COMPANY & More to Air as a Part of PBS ARTS FALL FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2013

The 2013 PBS Arts Fall Festival returns in October with seven weekly programs that highlight Broadway classics, music from around the country, and legendary superstar Barbra Streisand. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This WeekendTop Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - Jul 7, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, July 7, 2013 - Sunday, July 7, 2013. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE FLYING DUTCHMAN Opens at Glimmerglass FestivalPhoto Flash: THE FLYING DUTCHMAN Opens at Glimmerglass Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2013

The Glimmerglass Festival kicked off its 2013 season on July 6 with a new production of Wagner's The Flying Dutchman. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/7- MASTER CLASSSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/7- MASTER CLASS
by - Jul 7, 2013

Today in 2011, the first Broadway revival of Master Clas opened at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, where it ran for 67 performances. Master Class is a play by Terrence McNally, which opened on Broadway on November 15, 1995 at the John Golden Theatre, where it ran for 598 performances. The original cast included Zoe Caldwell, Audra McDonald, Karen Kay Cody, David Loud, and Jay Hunter Morris. Caldwell and McDonald won Tony Awards for their performances in 1996. Tyne Daly starred as Callas in a summer 2011 revival of the play at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: Joss Whedon's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Cast Gets CandidVIDEO: Joss Whedon's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Cast Gets Candid
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2013

Joss Whedon's film Much Ado About Nothing was released today, June 21, via Roadside Attractions and Lionsgate. The movie premiered this fall at the Toronto International Film Festival. Click below to watch candid cast interviews with the 'Much Ado' team! (more...)

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