Vision Productions News

Opera Colorado Announces Upcoming Productions - MADAMA BUTTERFLY, THE MAGIC FLUTE, and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Opera Colorado announced today that it will present Giacomo Puccini's Madama Butterfly(November 2014), W.A. Mozart's The Magic Flute (May 2015), Giuseppe Verdi's Aida (November 2015), and the world premiere of Lori Laitman's The Scarlet Letter (May 2016) starring Elizabeth Futral as Hester Prynne. A vital presence in Denver's cultural ecology, Opera Colorado is the Rocky Mountain region's preeminent grand opera company. The Opera's programming includes mainstage productions, artist development initiatives, and education and community engagement programming. (more...)

Conductors Mischa Damev, Rafael Payare and More Among Symphony Orchestra of India's Feb 2014 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

With four orchestral concerts and two solo recitals, from February 10th to 26th, the National Centre for the Performing Arts presents the 16th season of the Symphony Orchestra of India, India's first fully professional orchestra, at the NCPA's Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, Tata Theatre and Experimental Theatre. (more...)

12 YEARS A SLAVE, GRAVITY Tie at 2014 Producers Guild Awards; Full List of Winners Announced
by Movies News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

Last night, the Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced this year's winning motion picture and teleVision Productions at the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. (more...)

BREAKING BAD, COLBERT Among Winners of 2014 Producers Guild Awards; Full List Announced
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

Last night, the Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced this year's winning motion picture and teleVision Productions at the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. (more...)

LeeSaar The Company to Make Joyce Theater Debut, 2/8-9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

LeeSaar The Company will make its Joyce debut with three performances February 8 - 9. This Joyce Theater Foundation presentation of the 13-year old Brooklyn-based company marks the New York premiere of Grass and Jackals by founders Lee Sher and Saar Harari. Tickets are $10-$25, and can be purchased through JoyceCharge at www.Joyce.org, or by calling 212-242-0800. Please note: ticket prices are subject to change. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street, in Chelsea. (more...)

It's Dame Gillian! Lynne Receives DBE In New Year's Honours
by Carrie Dunn - Dec 30, 2013

Gillian Lynne CBE, 87, has had the title of Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (DBE) conferred upon her in the 2014 New Year's Honours List for her services to Dance and Musical Theatre. (more...)

Rob Reiner to Direct Carl Hiaasen's BASKET CAST for Spike TV
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

Spike TV and FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) in association with Random House TeleVision Productions and Castle Rock Entertainment, have joined forces to develop a script for a new original series based on the best-selling novel 'Basket Case' by prominent author and journalist Carl Hiaasen. (more...)

GREAT GATSBY, TOP OF THE LAKE Top Australian Cinema & TV Award Nominations
by Movies News Desk - Dec 03, 2013

"The Great Gatsby" and "The Rocket" top this year's race for the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) awards. (more...)

Midtown International Theatre Festival to Kick Off 15th Anniversary Celebration, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2013

In ancient Greece, the symposium was a drinking party where literary works were discussed. That's exactly what happens on Monday, December 16. Learn all that will go into this year's special 15th Anniversary Midtown International Theatre Festival (running July 14 through August 10, 2014); meet John Chatterton and his staff; and enjoy some holiday refreshments in the process. (more...)

Godfrey Johnson to Bring New Cabaret Show to Kalk Bay Theatre, 9-26 Oct.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

The Kalk Bay Theatre and multi award winning cabaret artist Godfrey Johnson present his brand new musical sit down comedy cabaret show, 'Mr Johnson Presents' Wednesday to Saturdays from 9 to 26 October, 2013. (more...)

American Theatre Wing Gala Raises Nearly $700,000
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

The American Theatre Wing (William Ivey Long, Chair; Heather Hitchens, Executive Director) announced today that its annual gala, held last night at the Plaza Hotel, was the most successful in the organization's history, raising nearly $700,000 (besting the previous record, which was set in 2012, by approximately $100,000). All proceeds from the evening will benefit the education and outreach programs of the American Theatre Wing, which include SpringboardNYC, the Theatre Intern Group, the National Theatre Company Grants and the Jonathan Larson Grants, and will also support free access for students, aspiring professionals, and the general public to programming on AmericanTheatreWing.org, including the long running television show "Working in the Theatre." (more...)

American Theatre Wing Gala to Honor Harold Prince Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

The American Theatre Wing honors legendary director and producer Harold Prince tonight, Monday, September 16 at its annual Gala at the Plaza Hotel (Fifth Avenue at Central Park South). Anki Leeds and CeCe Black will serve as Gala co-chairs. (more...)

ARRI AMIRA: The New Documentary-Style Camera
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2013

AMSTERDAM, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ IBC 2013 ARRI proudly introduces AMIRA, a versatile documentary-style camera that combines exceptional image quality and affordable CFast 2.0 workflows with an ergonomic design optimized for single-operator use and extended shoulder-mounted operation. Ready to pick up and shoot straight out of the camera bag, AMIRA is hardy enough to take anywhere and features in-camera grading with preloaded looks based on 3D LUTs, as well as 200 fps slow motion. (more...)

VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, VERONICA MEADOWS and More Set for Trinity Rep's 50th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2013

Tony Award-winning Trinity Repertory Company, under the leadership of The Richard L. Bready Artistic Director Curt Columbus and Executive Director Michael Gennaro, has announced its 50th Anniversary season line-up of plays. Trinity Rep's 2013-2014 season starts in September with John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, the definitive American tale of the strength of family and the human spirit in the aftermath of the Great Depression. In November, the New England premiere of Christopher Durang's hilarious new hit comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will hit the Dowling stage, fresh off its wildly successful New York run. (more...)

Richard M. Sherman & Alan Menken to Perform One-Night-Only Concert in LA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2013

Tonight, for one night only, two of the world's most celebrated songwriters and composers will take to the stage for 'Richard M. Sherman and Alan Menken: The Disney Songbook.' The concert will take place at the D23 Expo 2013 at the Anaheim Convention Center in the D23 Expo Arena tonight, Saturday, August 10. (more...)

Bruce Vilanch & Jerry Adler Lead RUBBLE at FringeNYC, Opening Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2013

EMMY Award-Winner Bruce Vilanch stars in RUBBLE, a new comedy by EMMY Award-Winning 'The Simpsons' writer, Mike Reiss. Broadway veteran and 'The Sopranos' star Jerry Adler also joins him in the show. RUBBLE is directed by James Valletti, and runs for five performances at The Players Theater, beginning today, August 10th and continuing on the 14th, 22nd, 24th, and 25th. (more...)

Yale Rep & A.R.T. Founding Member Jeremy Geidt Passes Away at 83
by BWW News Desk - Aug 08, 2013

According to published reports, founding member of both Yale Repertory Theatre and A.R.T., Jeremy Geidt, passed away in his Cambridge home from a heart attack on Tuesday, August 6. He was 83 years old. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge - SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Tony Winner Andrea Martin- Part 1!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 27, 2013

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for an inaugural filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured 2013 Tony Award Recipient Andrea Martin moderated by Broadway World's Richard Ridge, and you can check out Part 1 of the discussion below! Check back later for Part 2! (more...)

PBS Premieres DAVID PHELPS CLASSIC Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2013

Taped in the historic Franklin Theatre in Franklin, Tennessee, DAVID PHELPS CLASSIC features the Grammy-winning tenor's world-class vocals backed by a live orchestra. The program premieres tonight, July 26, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET as part of the PBS ARTS Today night lineup (more...)

Bruce Vilanch & Jerry Adler to Lead RUBBLE at FringeNYC, 8/10-25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2013

EMMY Award-Winner Bruce Vilanch will star in RUBBLE, a new comedy by EMMY Award-Winning "The Simpsons" writer, Mike Reiss. Broadway veteran and "The Sopranos" star Jerry Adler also joins the cast. RUBBLE will be directed by James Valletti, and run for five performances at The Players Theater on August 10th, 14th, 22nd, 24th, and 25th. (more...)

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