Richard Jones News

Mary Bevan To Replace Joelle Harvey In ARIODANTE Due To Ill HealthMary Bevan To Replace Joelle Harvey In ARIODANTE Due To Ill Health
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Carnegie Hall today announced that soprano Joélle Harvey must regrettably withdraw from her role as Dalinda in Handel's Ariodante with Harry Bicket and The English Concert scheduled for Sunday, April 30 at 2:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage due to ill health. (more...)

Alan Gilbert Winds Down His Final Weeks With the NY Phil in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD Concert, 6/1Alan Gilbert Winds Down His Final Weeks With the NY Phil in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD Concert, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

In the third of Alan Gilbert's final four subscription weeks as New York Philharmonic Music Director, he will lead an enhanced concert production of Wagner's Das Rheingold. Soloists include bass-baritone Eric Owens as Wotan, mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton as Fricka (in her New York Philharmonic debut), baritone Christopher Purves as Alberich (debut), tenor Russell Thomas as Loge, mezzo-soprano Kelley O'Connor as Erda, bass Morris Robinson as Fasolt (debut), bass Stephen Milling as Fafner (debut), soprano Rachel Willis-Sorensen as Freia (debut), tenor Brian Jagde as Froh (debut), bass-baritone Christian Van Horn as Donner (debut), tenor Peter Bronder as Mime (debut), soprano Jennifer Zetlan as Woglinde, mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnson Cano as Wellgunde, and mezzo-soprano Tamara Mumford as Flosshilde. The enhanced concert production will be directed by Louisa Muller with costume design - featuring character-based treatment of modern concert attire - by David C. Woolard. The performances will take place Thursday, June 1, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, June 3 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, June 6 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Royal Opera House Announces 2017-2018 US Cinema SeriesRoyal Opera House Announces 2017-2018 US Cinema Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

With 12 titles, the Royal Opera House Cinema Season 2017/18 is set to thrill audiences in more than 1500 cinemas in over 40 countries. Including some of The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet's much-loved classical repertory, the world's top ballet and opera stars, and four brand new productions, over 50 cinemas throughout the United States will show the recorded performances from Covent Garden on dates to be announced from October 2017 through July 2018. (more...)

THIRTEEN's NYC-ARTS Takes Viewers Inside the Guggenheim in AprilTHIRTEEN's NYC-ARTS Takes Viewers Inside the Guggenheim in April
by TV News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

NYC-ARTS, THIRTEEN's weekly arts and culture multi-platform showcase, brings arts lovers an all-access pass to the interesting, unusual and unique cultural offerings of New York City. (more...)

Review Roundup: Hair-Raising THE HAIRY APE Opens Off-Broadway - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: Hair-Raising THE HAIRY APE Opens Off-Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Apr 1, 2017

Park Avenue Armory presents a bold staging of Eugene O'Neill's iconic American drama The Hairy Ape, directed by Oliver Award-winner Richard Jones and starring Tony nominee Bobby Cannavale. The show opened last night, March 31st. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of THE HAIRY APE, with Bobby CannavalePhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of THE HAIRY APE, with Bobby Cannavale
by Linda Lenzi - Mar 31, 2017

Park Avenue Armory presents a bold staging of Eugene O'Neill's iconic American drama The Hairy Ape, directed by Oliver Award-winner Richard Jones and starring Tony nominee Bobby Cannavale.  (more...)

Dive Into the Loch Ness Legend with FOSSILS at 59E59 TheatersDive Into the Loch Ness Legend with FOSSILS at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

59E59 Theaters will present FOSSILS, by Bucket Club, directed by Nel Crouch. Produced by Bucket Club, in association with Farnham Maltings, FOSSILS begins performances on Tuesday, April 25 for a limited engagement through Sunday, May 14. Press Opening is Tuesday, May 2 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/25/2017
by - Mar 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/25/2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 22, 2017BWW's On This Day - March 22, 2017
by - Mar 22, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/18/2017
by - Mar 18, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/18/2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Bobby Cannavale for THE HAIRY APE at Park Avenue ArmoryPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Bobby Cannavale for THE HAIRY APE at Park Avenue Armory
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Park Avenue Armory presents a bold staging of Eugene O'Neill's iconic American drama The Hairy Ape, directed by Oliver Award-winner Richard Jones and starring Tony nominee Bobby Cannavale. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

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Kelli O'Hara, Jonas Kaufmann, Joyce DiDonato Will Highlight Met Opera's 2017-18 SeasonKelli O'Hara, Jonas Kaufmann, Joyce DiDonato Will Highlight Met Opera's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The Metropolitan Opera's 2017-18 season will feature 220 performances of 26 works, including two Met premieres, one co-commissioned by the company and one an older masterpiece having its first Met performances; a variety of repertory favorites, three in new productions; and performances of Verdi's towering concert work for soloists, orchestra, and chorus, the Requiem. Of note, Broadway star Kelli O'Hara is set to return to the Met in Così fan tutte this season. (more...)

Becky Ann Baker and David Costabile to Join Bobby Cannavale in THE HAIRY APE at Park Avenue ArmoryBecky Ann Baker and David Costabile to Join Bobby Cannavale in THE HAIRY APE at Park Avenue Armory
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Park Avenue Armory presents a bold staging of Eugene O'Neill's iconic American drama The Hairy Ape, directed by Oliver Award-winner Richard Jones and starring Tony nominee Bobby Cannavale. (more...)

Bobby Cannavale in THE HAIRY APE and More Set for Park Avenue Armory's 2017 SeasonBobby Cannavale in THE HAIRY APE and More Set for Park Avenue Armory's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Park Avenue Armory today announced its 2017 season, deepening the institution's commitment to presenting groundbreaking unconventional programs that take full advantage of its soaring Wade Thompson Drill Hall and intimate historic rooms. (more...)

Qdos Entertainment to Light Up Stages Across the UK with 2016-17 Panto SeasonQdos Entertainment to Light Up Stages Across the UK with 2016-17 Panto Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Beginning this month, a host of stars from the world of entertainment will light up the stages in twenty four towns and cities around the UK for this year's Qdos Entertainment pantomime season. From Aberdeen to Plymouth, over 60 well-known actors, comedians and entertainers will lead the casts of the nation's favourite pantomimes in theatres across the country including, for the first time in nearly three decades, a return to the capital's London Palladium. (more...)

AT&T Unveils 2017 Edition of The Heritage CalendarAT&T Unveils 2017 Edition of The Heritage Calendar
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

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AT&T Unveils 2017 Edition of The Heritage CalendarAT&T Unveils 2017 Edition of The Heritage Calendar
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

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by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

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BWW Review: DON GIOVANNI, London Coliseum, 30 September 2016BWW Review: DON GIOVANNI, London Coliseum, 30 September 2016
by Alexandra Coghlan - Oct 1, 2016

English National Opera has been having a hard time with Don Giovanni lately. First there was Calixto Bieito's groggy, pastel-coloured nightmare (who could forget the pistachio leather dentist's chair), which paled into adequacy when compared to Rufus Norris's bafflingly unlovely (and just generally baffling) vision that followed. Richard Jones's new production is in no way a failure - there's far too much intelligence here for that, as well as more than one flash of utter brilliance - but it still feels like a show as yet not fully in focus. At his best Jones can make the most startlingly revisionist concept seem like it has always been staring you in face. Here his reading intrigues, compels, but never feels fully rooted in Mozart's music-drama. (more...)

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