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Lyric Opera of Kansas City 2016-2017 Season Continues with Kansas City Premiere of DEAD MAN WALKINGLyric Opera of Kansas City 2016-2017 Season Continues with Kansas City Premiere of DEAD MAN WALKING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Lyric Opera of Kansas City continues its 59th season with the powerful modern classic, Dead Man Walking, music by Jake Heggie and libretto by Terrence McNally, and based on the novel by Sister Helen Prejean, with performances March 4, 8, 10 and 12 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The production will be sung in English with English titles. (more...)

Lyric Opera Kansas City Presents EXPLORATIONS Series With THE JULIET LETTERS, TodayLyric Opera Kansas City Presents EXPLORATIONS Series With THE JULIET LETTERS, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

The inaugural Explorations series continues with Elvis Costello's The Juliet Letters, Jan. 28 and 29 at the Michael and Ginger Frost Production Arts Building at the Richard J. Stern Opera Center.Explorations features eclectic programs in intimate spaces, with programming that crosses musical borders and experiments with a wide range of lyrical expression. (more...)

Lyric Opera Kansas City Presents EXPLORATIONS Series With THE JULIET LETTERS, 1/28Lyric Opera Kansas City Presents EXPLORATIONS Series With THE JULIET LETTERS, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The inaugural Explorations series continues with Elvis Costello's The Juliet Letters, Jan. 28 and 29 at the Michael and Ginger Frost Production Arts Building at the Richard J. Stern Opera Center.Explorations features eclectic programs in intimate spaces, with programming that crosses musical borders and experiments with a wide range of lyrical expression. (more...)

The Edge Theater Company Presents BURN THISThe Edge Theater Company Presents BURN THIS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The Edge Theater Company presents 'Burn This' January 13 through February 12 with performances on Fridays and Saturdays at8:00 p.m. and Sundays at 6:00 p.m.; Monday, February 6 at 8 p.m.  No performance on Super Bowl Sunday, February 5. Tickets are $28; $22 on February 6, and are available online at www.theedgetheater.com or by calling 303-232-0363.   Group rates are available.The Edge Theater, 1560 Teller Street, Lakewood CO 80214. Free Parking. (more...)

The Edge Theater Company to Stage Lanford Wilson's BURN THISThe Edge Theater Company to Stage Lanford Wilson's BURN THIS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Edge Theater Company presents "Burn This" January 13 through February 12, 2017. (more...)

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Resident Artists Win International AwardsLyric Opera of Kansas City Resident Artists Win International Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2016

General Director and CEO Deborah Sandler today announced that two Lyric Opera of Kansas City Resident Artists have won international awards. (more...)

The Edge Theater Company to Stage Lanford Wilson's BURN THISThe Edge Theater Company to Stage Lanford Wilson's BURN THIS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

The Edge Theater Company presents "Burn This" January 13 through February 12, 2017. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera Presents IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFEHouston Grand Opera Presents IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

On Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at The Guggenheim presents a discussion with the creators and excerpts of Houston Grand Opera's upcoming world premiere of It's a Wonderful Life by composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer. (more...)

National Chorale Presents A GERSHWIN CELEBRATIONNational Chorale Presents A GERSHWIN CELEBRATION
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

National Chorale, New York's premier professional choral company, under the Artistic Direction of Everett McCorvey, begins its 2016-2017 Season at Lincoln Center with A Gershwin Celebration onFriday, October 21, 2016 at 8pm at the David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, NYC. (more...)

National Chorale Presents A GERSHWIN CELEBRATIONNational Chorale Presents A GERSHWIN CELEBRATION
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

National Chorale, New York's premier professional choral company, under the Artistic Direction of Everett McCorvey, begins its 2016-2017 Season at Lincoln Center with A Gershwin Celebration onFriday, October 21, 2016 at 8pm at the David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, NYC. (more...)

National Chorale Announces 2016-2017 SeasonNational Chorale Announces 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

National Chorale, New York's premiere professional choral company, under the Artistic Direction of Everett McCorvey, announces its 2016-2017 Season at Lincoln Center.  The National Chorale's 49th season begins with A Gershwin Celebration, followed by Beethoven's Symphony #9, then the annual Handel's Messiah Sing-In, and concludes with Mozart's Requiem.   (more...)

Houston Grand Opera To Preview IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE In NYHouston Grand Opera To Preview IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE In NY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) will offer New Yorkers a preview performance of excerpts from a new opera based on the classic story and Frank Capra film It's a Wonderful Life on Sunday, November 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Guggenheim Museum, as part of the museum's Works & Process program. The evening will include a discussion with the composer/librettist team of Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer, moderated by HGO Artistic and Music Director Patrick Summers. (more...)

Canton Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2016-17 Season; Tickets On Sale, 7/18Canton Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2016-17 Season; Tickets On Sale, 7/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

CANTON, OHIO (July 5, 2016) – The Canton Symphony Orchestra (CSO) will put single tickets for all of their 2016-17 concerts on sale Monday July 18.  “In the past, we've started our single ticket sales in September,” notes President and CEO Michelle Mullaly, “but this year, we didn't see the need to make our patrons wait.”  The season includes 7 MasterWorks concerts, 3 Pops concerts and a Benefit Concert.  Subscriptions for the MasterWorks and Pops Series are also available. (more...)

Canton Symphony Releases Full Schedule for 2016-2017 SeasonCanton Symphony Releases Full Schedule for 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

CANTON, OHIO (February 25, 2016) – After a season that included two World Premieres and one Ohio Premiere, the Canton Symphony Orchestra (CSO) is ready to get back to the basics with its 2016-17 MasterWorks Season.  “The 2016-17 season contains many of the composers that classical music enthusiasts love,” notes Michelle Mullaly, President and CEO of the orchestra. “The guest artists we've engaged will keep the music fresh,” she adds. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

San Francisco's Opera Parallele and SFJAZZ will present their first collaboration: a new, fully staged production of Champion: An Opera in Jazz by Terence Blanchard, SFJAZZ Resident Artistic Director, with eight performances to be given tonight, February 19, through February 28, 2016 at SFJAZZ Center.  Based on the life of African-American, bisexual boxing champion Emile Griffith (1938-2013), the production marks both Opera Parallele's first foray into an operatic jazz idiom and SFJAZZ's first opera. Performances will be given at 7:30 pm Today--Sunday, February 19, 20 and 21; Tuesday and Wednesday, February 23 and 24;  Today and Saturday, February 26 and 27; and at 4 pm Sunday, February 28 and tickets are priced $30-$185. For more information, visit www.operaparallele.org and www.sfjazz.org . (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 2/07/2016Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 2/07/2016
by BWW - Feb 7, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/07/2016 for Denver (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 1/31/2016Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 1/31/2016
by BWW - Jan 31, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/31/2016 for Denver (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 1/24/2016Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 1/24/2016
by BWW - Jan 24, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/24/2016 for Denver (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 1/17/2016Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 1/17/2016
by BWW - Jan 17, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/17/2016 for Denver (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

San Francisco's Opera Parallele and SFJAZZ will present their first collaboration: a new, fully staged production of Champion: An Opera in Jazz by Terence Blanchard, SFJAZZ Resident Artistic Director, with eight performances to be given February 19-28, 2016 at SFJAZZ Center.  Based on the life of African-American, bisexual boxing champion Emile Griffith (1938-2013), the production marks both Opera Parallele's first foray into an operatic jazz idiom and SFJAZZ's first opera. Performances will be given at 7:30 pm Friday--Sunday, February 19, 20 and 21; Tuesday and Wednesday, February 23 and 24;  Friday and Saturday, February 26 and 27; and at 4 pm Sunday, February 28 and tickets are priced $30-$185. For more information, visit www.operaparallele.org and www.sfjazz.org . (more...)

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