Seymour Barab News

AT&T Donates $30,000 to Miami-Dade Public School Music Programs
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The Young Patronesses of the Opera (YPO) organization is the proud recipient of a generous grant from AT&T to support their In School Opera program that reaches out to 30,000 school children each year. Now in its 39th season, the 2014 tour began in January and will run until early April performing "The Pied Piper of Hamelin" by Seymour Barab. This 30-minute production with full sets, costumes and live music tell the story through music and humor of the Piper who helps a town in need and teaches integrity. Each student receives a workbook created by YPO education committee members with poems, music, games and puzzles to help the students learn the story and music. Additionally, teachers receive a companion study guide using Florida's Sunshine Standards to enhance their student's critical thinking and evaluative skills. (more...)

YPO Continues In School Opera Program with THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN thru April 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

The Young Patronesses of the Opera (YPO) organization will present the 39th season of their In School Opera program that reaches out to 30,000 school children in Dade and Broward counties. The 2014 tour began in January and will run until early April performing 'The Pied Piper of Hamelin' by Seymour Barab. (more...)

The York Theatre Company Announces Additions to Developmental Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2013

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Director) and its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series have announced the next three offerings: Analog & Vinyl, License to Marry and MR. Confidential. (more...)

Broadway's Barbara Cook Celebrates 85th Birthday at Segerstrom Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2013

Broadway legend Barbara Cook returns to Segerstrom Center to celebrate her 85th birthday year with a performance in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall tonight, April 13 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Franklin Performing Arts Company Announces Free Family Concert Series Opera for Kids
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2013

The Franklin Performing Arts Company (FPAC) will present Opera for Kids: Little Red Riding Hood on Sunday, March 17, at 1:00 p.m. at the Franklin School for the Performing Arts (FSPA), 38 Main Street. This special program is the third presentation in FPAC's Family Concert Series and is offered free to the community. Opera for Kids and all FPAC Family Concerts are especially geared toward young audiences in length and format. (more...)

Felice Lesser Dance Theater Performs at LPAC, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2013

Felice Lesser Dance Theater (FLDT) will perform excerpts from Funding the Arts, Lesser's "living movie," as well as other dances from the company's repertory at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center (LPAC) on March 22, 2013 at 8 pm. This performance will be the culmination of the company's LPAC LAB 201 Residency, a six-week-long artistic residency. (more...)

Broadway's Barbara Cook to Celebrate 85th Birthday at Segerstrom Center, 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

Broadway legend Barbara Cook returns to Segerstrom Center to celebrate her 85th birthday year with a performance in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall on Saturday April 13 at 8 p.m. (more...)

PHANTOM FLASHBACK: The Men Behind the Mask- Broadway's Past Phantoms
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 26, 2013

Below, BroadwayWorld tributes the men behind the mask- the many who have taken on the title role at the Majestic Theatre since it opened in 1988. Check it out below! (more...)

American Opera Triptych, HONK and More Set for the Hartt School, Dec 2012
by BWW News Desk - Dec 03, 2012

The Hartt School presents a variety of music, dance, and theatre performances this December, many of which are free, and all are open to the public. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Celebrates Barbara Cook's 85th Birthday Tonight, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2012

Barbara Cook returns to Carnegie Hall to celebrate her 85th birthday tonight, October 18 at 8:00 p.m. with a special performance in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Celebrates Barbara Cook's 85th Birthday, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2012

Barbara Cook returns to Carnegie Hall to celebrate her 85th birthday on Thursday, October 18 at 8:00 p.m. with a special performance in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. (more...)

Reprise Theatre Company Presents Barbara Cook in Concert, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2011

Reprise Theatre Company presents Barbara Cook in Concert. It will have one performance only on Monday, May 16 at 8:00 pm, at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. Barbara Cook in Concert is the latest in Reprise Theatre Company's tradition of presenting Broadway stars and legendary entertainers in concert, which have included Patti LuPone, Carol Burnett, Sutton Foster, Ben Vereen, Kristin Chenoweth, and Brian Stokes Mitchell. (more...)

Center for Contemporary Opera Presents THE SECRET Agent 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2011

Center for Contemporary Opera, led by General Director James E. Schaeffer, presents the world premiere of Michael Dellaira and JD McClatchy's The Secret Agent, Friday, March 18 and Saturday, March 19 at The Danny Kaye Playhouse. (more...)

Center for Contemporary Opera Receives Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant 3/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2011

Center for Contemporary Opera, led by General Director James E. Schaeffer, presents the world premiere of Michael Dellaira and JD McClatchy's The Secret Agent, Friday, March 18 and Saturday, March 19 at The Danny Kaye Playhouse. (more...)

Center for Contemporary Opera Presents THE SECRET Agent 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2011

Center for Contemporary Opera, led by General Director James E. Schaeffer, presents the world premiere of Michael Dellaira and JD McClatchy's The Secret Agent, Friday, March 18 and Saturday, March 19 at The Danny Kaye Playhouse. (more...)

Center for Contemporary Opera Receives Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant
by BWW News Desk - Mar 09, 2011

Center for Contemporary Opera, led by General Director James E. Schaeffer, presents the world premiere of Michael Dellaira and JD McClatchy's The Secret Agent, Friday, March 18 and Saturday, March 19 at The Danny Kaye Playhouse. (more...)

Wyatt, Gregus, et al. Featured in Reading at York Theatre Company This February
by BWW News Desk - Feb 09, 2011

The award-winning York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director) announces casting for two new musicals (Gods of Mischief and Socks), the next offerings in its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series. For more information on the Developmental Reading Series, visit: www.yorktheatre.org. (more...)

Reprise Theatre Company Presents Barbara Cook in Concert, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 02, 2011

Reprise Theatre Company presents Barbara Cook in Concert. It will have one performance only on Monday, May 16 at 8:00 pm, at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. Barbara Cook in Concert is the latest in Reprise Theatre Company's tradition of presenting Broadway stars and legendary entertainers in concert, which have included Patti LuPone, Carol Burnett, Sutton Foster, Ben Vereen, Kristin Chenoweth, and Brian Stokes Mitchell. (more...)

2010 Tony Awards: Katie Finneran Wins 'Featured Actress in a Musical'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2010

The American Theatre Wing's 64th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 13, 2010 and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. For more information visit tonyawards.com. (more...)

CCO Gala Features 'Review' by Patricia Marx and Jeremy Beck 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2010

On Friday, February 19, 2010 at the National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South, NYC), a gala evening will be held to benefit the Center For Contemporary Opera (CCO). The evening, hosted by WQXR radio host Midge Woolsey, celebrates the success of CCO's 2009-2010 season, which concludes on June 15 with the world premiere of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, a fully staged opera by John Eaton at Symphony Space. (more...)

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