Lincoln Center Festival News

Zak Sandler, Steven Sater & More Will Take Part in LC Originals: Songwriters; Watch the Live Stream Here at 7:30pmZak Sandler, Steven Sater & More Will Take Part in LC Originals: Songwriters; Watch the Live Stream Here at 7:30pm
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

The next installment  of "LC Originals: Songwriters," at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center will offer an evening of new songs inspired by Lincoln Center, created by some of Broadway and Off-Broadway's leading songwriters, and performed by four outstanding actors.  It takes place Monday, May 2 at 7:30 pm.  Admission is free. The event will be live-streamed, free-of-charge, and available for 24-hours at lincolncenter.org/lc-live. (more...)

The Mannes Opera of the New School to Present LITTLE WOMEN Next MonthThe Mannes Opera of the New School to Present LITTLE WOMEN Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

The New School's College of Performing Arts is pleased to announce that the acclaimed Mannes Opera Young Artists, conducted by Artistic Director Joseph Colaneri, will give two fully-staged performances of Mark Adamo's LITTLE WOMEN with the Mannes Orchestra. (more...)

Lincoln Center Sets Midsummer Night Swing 2016 SeasonLincoln Center Sets Midsummer Night Swing 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

New York's premier summer dance party, Midsummer Night Swing, returns for its 28th season, June 21-July 9. T (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 4/17/2016 - 4/24/2016Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 4/17/2016 - 4/24/2016
by BWW - Apr 24, 2016

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Opera PATIENCE & SARAH Set for Players Theatre, 6/23-24Opera PATIENCE & SARAH Set for Players Theatre, 6/23-24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

After a sold-out run at the 1998 Lincoln Center Festival, the opera PATIENCE & SARAH returns to New York as a staged concert performance for two nights only - Thursday, June 23rd and Friday, June 24th at 7PM at the Players Theatre (115 MacDougal Street). Considered the first opera to portray an openly romantic relationship between two self-affirming women, PATIENCE & SARAH is composed by Paula Kimper with libretto by Wende Persons.  The work is based on the novel of the same title by Isabel Miller. Paula Kimper is conducting with Douglas Moser directing. Baritone Michael Kelly is featured in the cast of seven.  Tickets are $42- $62 and can be purchased through https://web.ovationtix.com/ or by calling 866-811-4111. (more...)

Rialto Chatter: Julie Taymor Looking to Take Back Broadway with Beatles Musical?Rialto Chatter: Julie Taymor Looking to Take Back Broadway with Beatles Musical?
by Rialto Chatter - Apr 7, 2016

Julie Taymor could be in the midst of plotting her big Broadway comeback. (more...)

Tickets for Lincoln Center Festival 2016 Now on SaleTickets for Lincoln Center Festival 2016 Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Single tickets to Lincoln Center Festival shows-highlights this year include legendary stars of Japan's all-female musical troupe, Takarazuka, in Takarazuka CHICAGO; Jonathan Pryce as Shylock in Shakespeare'sGlobe production of The Merchant of Venice; Balkan superstar Goran Bregovic and his raucous Wedding and Funeral Orchestra; and the National Ballet of Canada performances of Christopher Wheeldon's The Winter's Tale-will go on sale to Friends of Lincoln Center on April 1 and to the general public on April 11. The festival runs from Wednesday, July 13 through Sunday, July 31, 2016, with 49 performances by artists and ensembles from seven countries taking place in seven venues on and off the Lincoln Center campus. (more...)

OITNB's & Broadway Star Dale Soules Featured in New Indy Film AWOLOITNB's & Broadway Star Dale Soules Featured in New Indy Film AWOL
by TV News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Veteran actress and Broadway favorite DALE SOULES has lots to celebrate this spring. She has a featured role in AWOL, an independent film which premieres at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival on Friday, April 15. (more...)

The New York Choral Society to Present Handel's ISRAEL IN EGYPTThe New York Choral Society to Present Handel's ISRAEL IN EGYPT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

The New York Choral Society will present Handel's biblical oratorio Israel in Egypt under the baton of Music Director David Hayes, on Tuesday evening, May 10th, 2016, 8pm at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium. Composed entirely from selected passages from the Bible's Old Testament, Israel in Egypt relates the harshness of the Israelites' captivity in Egypt and their subsequent triumphant escape from the Pharaoh's oppressive regime. Israel in Egypt is atypical in Handel's choral output, as it contains little solo material and is dominated by large-scale virtuosic choruses that exhibit Handel's mastery as a musical storyteller. (more...)

Photo Flash: CHICAGO to 'Kill It Worldwide' for 20th Anniversary with New Artwork, Costumes and MorePhoto Flash: CHICAGO to 'Kill It Worldwide' for 20th Anniversary with New Artwork, Costumes and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

CHICAGO, Broadway's longest running American musical, just held a celebratory cocktail reception today at New York City's The Palm Restaurant West Side location to officially launch the show's 20th anniversary year. Lead producer Barry Weissler addressed the crowd to toast the occasion and announce initiatives taking place over the next year in the lead-up to the official anniversary celebration and performance this November. Check out those initiatives -- plus some killer new promo shots for the show -- below! (more...)

Theater of Nations' SHUKSHIN'S STORIES & TAMARA GVERDTSITELI Set for Cherry Orchard FestivalTheater of Nations' SHUKSHIN'S STORIES & TAMARA GVERDTSITELI Set for Cherry Orchard Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

The Cherry Orchard Festival (www.CherryOrchardFestival.org), promoting cultural diversity globally, is back for the fourth year with two unique programs, each showcasing the best of international artistry and talent.  TheTheater of Nations' Shukshin's Stories, based on the famous stories of Vasily Shukshin and directed byAlvis Hermanis (IL Trovatore featuring Placido Domingo and Anna Netrebko; Brodsky / Baryshnikov withMikhail Baryshnikov) will play 4 performances at New York City Center (131 West 55th Street): June 8th at 8pm, June 9th at 8pm, June 10th at 8pm and June 11th at 8pm. Tickets, priced at $55-$150 are available through the City Center website (www.NYCityCenter.org), in person at the City Center box office or by calling212-581-1212. (more...)

Cast Announced for Improbable's OPENING SKINNER'S BOXCast Announced for Improbable's OPENING SKINNER'S BOX
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Rehearsals start this week for Opening Skinner's Box, a new production adapted by Improbable and marking 20 years since the company's inception. Directed by Phelim McDermott and Lee Simpson, co-founders of Improbable, this production will play at Northern Stage, West Yorkshire Playhouse and the Bristol Old Vic. Previewing from 22 April at Northern Stage. (more...)

Soho Rep Extends REVOLT. SHE SAID. REVOLT AGAIN.Soho Rep Extends REVOLT. SHE SAID. REVOLT AGAIN.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

In response to popular demand and three weeks before performances begin, Soho Rep., in association with John Adrian Selzer, extends the U.S. premiere of Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again. to May 15. (more...)

The Ordway to Welcome Mongolian Folk-Rock Fusion Group HanggaiThe Ordway to Welcome Mongolian Folk-Rock Fusion Group Hanggai
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts will welcome Hanggai for a one-night-only performance on Thursday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Pipeline Welcomes New Leadership, Sets 8th SeasonPipeline Welcomes New Leadership, Sets 8th Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Pipeline Theatre Company has announced the addition of Natalie Gershtein, Producing Director, to their leadership team. Gershtein joins Ari Schrier, who has served as the company's Artistic Director since 2012. In this newly created position, Gershtein will work collaboratively with Schrier to oversee the company's strategic and artistic growth, which includes the presentation of the New York premiere of Jason Craig and Dave Malloy's BEARDO in the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

Melissa Errico Set for HISTORY OF THE WORD IN 100 PERFORMANCES Spotlight on Judy Garland TonightMelissa Errico Set for HISTORY OF THE WORD IN 100 PERFORMANCES Spotlight on Judy Garland Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

The second installment of the new David Rubenstein Atrium series The History of the World in 100 Performances With Adam Gopnik, tonight, March 8 at 7:30 PM, spotlights Judy Garland's triumphant 1961 concert at Carnegie Hall. (more...)

Over 50 Performances Set for Lincoln Center's 50th MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVALOver 50 Performances Set for Lincoln Center's 50th MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Lincoln Center and Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss announced today the 50th Mostly Mozart Festival, one of the world's major music festivals and a beloved summer New York tradition, with events taking place across Lincoln Center July 22-August 27, 2016. (more...)

Melissa Errico & Jonathan Schwartz Join HISTORY OF THE WORD IN 100 PERFORMANCES Spotlight on Judy GarlandMelissa Errico & Jonathan Schwartz Join HISTORY OF THE WORD IN 100 PERFORMANCES Spotlight on Judy Garland
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

The second installment of the new David Rubenstein Atrium series The History of the World in 100 Performances With Adam Gopnik, on Tuesday, March 8 at 7:30 PM, spotlights Judy Garland's triumphant 1961 concert at Carnegie Hall. Through commentary and performance, New Yorker writer Adam Gopnik, WNYC host Jonathan Schwartz, and actress, singer Melissa Errico delve into what is widely considered one of the greatest nights in show business history.  The event will be live-streamed, free-of-charge, and available for 24-hours at lincolncenter.org/lc-live. (more...)

Cleveland Orchestra & Franz Welser-Most to Premiere New Opear & Ballet in AprilCleveland Orchestra & Franz Welser-Most to Premiere New Opear & Ballet in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

On April 7-10, 2016 The Cleveland Orchestra, Music Director Franz Welser-Most, and The Joffrey Ballet will perform a double-bill of staged opera and ballet in four performances at Severance Hall. The performances feature two works by 20th-century Hungarian composer Bela Bartok: his gritty and tragic ballet The Miraculous Mandarin and the operatic psychological thriller, Bluebeard's Castle. Chicago's The Joffrey Ballet and Artistic Director Ashley Wheater continue their long-term partnership with The Cleveland Orchestra with this production featuring newly commissioned choreography and staging for both Bartok works under the direction of choreographer Yuri Possokhov. Bluebeard's Castle features two renowned singers, bass Mikhail Petrenko and soprano Katarina Dalayman, and members of The Joffrey Ballet in this riveting drama of a man introducing his new wife to the secrets of his past. Both productions' set, lighting, and projections are designed by Alexander V. Nichols with costume design by Mark Zappone and costume construction by Mark A Zappone & Co. (more...)

MSM Students to Offer Sneak Peek of New Opera THE LEOPARDMSM Students to Offer Sneak Peek of New Opera THE LEOPARD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Brooklyn's American Opera Projects (AOP) and the Manhattan School of Music (MSM) will present scenes from a new opera The Leopard by composerMichael Dellaira (The Secret Agent) and librettist J. D. McClatchy (Emmeline), an adaptation of Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa's internationally acclaimed 1958 novel. (more...)

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