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Maestro Emmanuel Plasson Will Conduct Opening to Tulsa Opera's 69th SeasonMaestro Emmanuel Plasson Will Conduct Opening to Tulsa Opera's 69th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

in LTulsa Opera, one of the nation's most veteran regional opera companies and an historic incubator of rising operatic talent, announces that Maestro Emmanuel Plasson will take the podium for the opening production of its 69th Season, replacing Frederic Chaslin.  Says Greg Weber, General Director and CEO of Tulsa Opera, "We are very excited to have Maestro Plasson conducting Tulsa Opera's production of Georges Bizet's early masterpiece, The Pearl Fishers. Maestro Plasson, one of the leading French conductors of his generation, brings to Tulsa his noted eloquence and panache for the French repertoire." (more...)

Hull Unveils Theatre and Performance Programme for 2017Hull Unveils Theatre and Performance Programme for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Hull UK City of Culture 2017, details of which are announced today, is a 365 day programme of cultural events and creativity inspired by the city and told to the world. Divided into four seasons, this national celebration draws on the distinctive spirit of the city and the artists, writers, directors, musicians, revolutionaries and thinkers that have made such a significant contribution to the development of art and ideas. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of KC Rep's EVITA, Starring Mariand Torres and Mauricio MartinezBWW TV: Watch Highlights of KC Rep's EVITA, Starring Mariand Torres and Mauricio Martinez
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 14, 2016

Kansas City Repertory Theatre welcomes celebrated Latin American film, television, and music star Mauricio Martinez in the iconic role of Che in the musical Evita, directed by KC Rep Artistic Director Eric Rosen and starring Mariand Torres, playing the role of Eva Peron, who will be making her Broadway debut in the production of In Transit this fall. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at KC Rep's EVITA, Starring Mariand Torres and Mauricio MartinezPhoto Flash: First Look at KC Rep's EVITA, Starring Mariand Torres and Mauricio Martinez
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Kansas City Repertory Theatre welcomes celebrated Latin American film, television, and music star Mauricio Martinez in the iconic role of Che in the musical Evita, directed by KC Rep Artistic Director Eric Rosen and starring Mariand Torres, playing the role of Eva Peron, who will be making her Broadway debut in the production of In Transit this fall. Evita runs through Oct. 2, at KC Rep's mainstage Spencer Theatre, located on the UMKC campus. Opening Night is this Friday, September 16, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Finborough Theatre Presents World Premiere of TRIDENT MOONFinborough Theatre Presents World Premiere of TRIDENT MOON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

In a production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, the world premiere of Trident Moon by multi-award-winning Canadian playwright Anusree Roy in her UK debut runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings and Monday and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 9 October 2016.  (more...)

'Brush Up Your Shakespeare' with the Welsh National Opera Autumn Season in Bristol'Brush Up Your Shakespeare' with the Welsh National Opera Autumn Season in Bristol
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2016

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Mauricio Martinez Joins Kansas City Repertory Theatre's EVITA; Jenny Ashman to Step in for Broadway-Bound Mariand TorresMauricio Martinez Joins Kansas City Repertory Theatre's EVITA; Jenny Ashman to Step in for Broadway-Bound Mariand Torres
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Kansas City Repertory Theatre has announced that celebrated Latin American film, television, and music star Mauricio will play the iconic role of Che in the musical Evita, directed by KC Rep Artistic Director Eric Rosen. (more...)

Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Travels Off-Broadway This FallMonica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Travels Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Michael Alden Productions presents the New York premiere of NOT THAT JEWISH, written and performed by Emmy Award-winning and Golden Globe nominated writer and comedian Monica Piper (Writer of Roseanne, Mad About You, Rugrats) and directed by Mark Waldrop (Howard Crabtree's When Pigs Fly, Bea Arthur on Broadway: Just Between Friends). (more...)

?Three Productions Inspired By Shakespeare Make Up Welsh National Opera's Autumn Season?Three Productions Inspired By Shakespeare Make Up Welsh National Opera's Autumn Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Three productions inspired by William Shakespeare make up Welsh National Opera's Autumn season, which will comprise a British premiere and two new productions.  The season is part of the official Shakespeare 400 celebrations to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the great bard's death whilst continuing WNO Artistic Director David Pountney's creative approach to themed seasons. (more...)

MTAP Incubator Reading of ME, MYSELF AND OTHERS Set for August 29thMTAP Incubator Reading of ME, MYSELF AND OTHERS Set for August 29th
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

MTAP's Hot Metal Musicals Incubator proudly unveils Me, Myself and Others - a musical work-in-development by Eva Rainforth. This one night only stage reading features Eva Rainforth, Beth Bush and Zanna Fredland. Me, Myself and Others will be held on Monday, August 29, 2016 at 7:00pm at the Pittsburgh CLO's Charles Gray Auditorium, 130 CLO Academy Way in downtown Pittsburgh. MTAP's Hot Metal Musicals Incubator readings are being presented with the extensive cooperation and support of the Pittsburgh CLO.  (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Tennessee Williams's A LOVELY SUNDAY IN CREVE COEUR at The Print RoomFull Cast Announced for Tennessee Williams's A LOVELY SUNDAY IN CREVE COEUR at The Print Room
by Marianka Swain - Aug 9, 2016

Artistic Director of The Print Room at the Coronet Anda Winters today announces the full cast for Tennessee Williams' rarely performed A LOVELY SUNDAY IN CREVE COEUR, which opens the theatre's new Autumn season. Michael Oakley directs Debbie Chazen as Bodey, Hermione Gulliford as Helena, Laura Rogers as Dorothea and Julia Watson as Miss Gluck. The production opens in the main theatre space on 15 September, with previews from 12 September and runs until 7 October. (more...)

Florida Grand Opera Announces New Roster of Young Artist Program Take-OnsFlorida Grand Opera Announces New Roster of Young Artist Program Take-Ons
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

MIAMI – August 2, 2016– Florida Grand Opera (FGO) is pleased to announce the members of its 2016-17 class for its Young Artist Program. These artists, consisting of both new and returning members, were selected from more than 600 singers who auditioned for the coveted program.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jenny Ashman, Brandon Rubendall, Mark Womack and More in EVITA at Opera NorthPhoto Flash: First Look at Jenny Ashman, Brandon Rubendall, Mark Womack and More in EVITA at Opera North
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2016

Opera North presents Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA, one of its three Summerfest 2016 mainstage productions, now playing through August 13 at the Lebanon Opera House. The tempestuous musical about the rise of Argentina's provocative and controversial first lady Eva Peron will be given a dynamic new production.  BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jenny Ashman and Brandon Rubendall in EVITA at Opera NorthPhoto Flash: First Look at Jenny Ashman and Brandon Rubendall in EVITA at Opera North
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Opera North presents Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA, one of its three Summerfest 2016 mainstage productions, tonight, July 29, through August 13 at the Lebanon Opera House. The tempestuous musical about the rise of Argentina's provocative and controversial first lady Eva Peron will be given a dynamic new production. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the stars onstage below! (more...)

Opera North to Celebrate Summerfest 2016 Opening This FridayOpera North to Celebrate Summerfest 2016 Opening This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Opera North is thrilled to have an amazing group of singers and creative team members ready for opening night of Opera North's Summerfest 2016 this Friday, July 29th at Lebanon Opera House. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/23/2016
by - Jul 23, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 7/23/2016. (more...)

Robert Cuccioli & More Set for York Theatre Company's ROTHSCHILD & SONS Cast Album Release PartyRobert Cuccioli & More Set for York Theatre Company's ROTHSCHILD & SONS Cast Album Release Party
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Robert Cuccioli and Glory Crampton will reunite at a special gathering for the official release of the new cast recording of the York Theatre Company production of Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick, and Sherman Yellen's musical Rothschild & Sons on Monday, July 25 at 6:00pm at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

To-By-For Productions to Present NY Premiere of Dipika Guha's MECHANICS OF LOVETo-By-For Productions to Present NY Premiere of Dipika Guha's MECHANICS OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

To-By-For Productions is proud to present the New York Premiere of Dipika Guha's MECHANICS OF LOVE, directed by Elena Araoz at The Paradise Factory (64 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery) September 8-24. (more...)

Print Room at The Coronet Announces Autumn 2016 SeasonPrint Room at The Coronet Announces Autumn 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Artistic Director Anda Winters today announces Print Room at the Coronet's forthcoming season running through until December 2016. The season opens with Tennessee Williams' A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur, directed by Michael Oakley. The production opens in the main theatre space on 15 September, with previews from 12 September, and runs until 7 October. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 7/3/2016 - 7/10/2016Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 7/3/2016 - 7/10/2016
by BWW - Jul 10, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 7/3/2016 - 7/10/2016. (more...)

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