Wolf Trap News

Utah Symphony to End Summer With VIDEO GAMES LIVE Concerts, 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Transport yourself into the world of 8-bit and CGI with music straight from the world of computer and video games in Video Games Live. The Utah Symphony hosts two spectacular performances on Sept. 6 at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. at Abravanel Hall with Emmanuel Fratianni conducting. (more...)

Alliance Theatre Promotes Christopher Moses to Associate Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

The Alliance Theatre is pleased to announce the promotion of Christopher Moses to Associate Artistic Director. Moses joined the education staff of the Alliance Theatre in 2000 and has served as the Alliance's Director of Educational Programs since 2011. This transition reflects the Alliance's ongoing commitment to artistic integration in education. (more...)

Backstage With Sweeney At Josh Groban's East Coast Summer Tour
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 25, 2014

Internationally celebrated performer and recording artist Josh Groban is currently embarking on a new North American tour in promotion of his chart-topping ALL THAT ECHOES album with a new East Coast Summer tour kicking off this week and a new rehearsal video is now available to view featuring his adorable dog, Sweeney. (more...)

Tysons Corner Hotels' New Package Lets Travelers Live #LikeALocal for a Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

TYSONS CORNER, VA - Every city, it seems, has at least two sides. One is the public face designed to attract visitors, and the other is its heart and soul, which only the locals really know about. And while both sides are equally important, travelers will have a better appreciation of a place (and a better time on vacation) if they can see a city the way the locals do. That's why Marriott has introduced its new Weekend #LikeALocal package to Tysons Corner Marriott and Falls Church Marriott Fairview Park, two Virginia properties where the attractions of D.C. are as compelling as the local favorites around the corner. (more...)

Backstage At Josh Groban's East Coast Summer Tour
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 20, 2014

Internationally celebrated performer and recording artist Josh Groban is currently embarking on a new North American tour in promotion of his chart-topping ALL THAT ECHOES album with a new East Coast Summer tour kicking off this week and a new rehearsal video is now available to view. (more...)

Nevada Ballet Theatre Launches Season with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Nevada Ballet Theatre (NBT) will launch its 43nd (2014-2015) main stage performance season and its third year as Resident Ballet Company of The Smith Center for the Performing Arts with A Midsummer Night's Dream Act I and Seasons on Saturday, September 20 at 7:30 pm andSunday, September 21 at 2 pm. Tickets from $29 (plus fees) may be purchased by calling The Smith Center Box Office at (702) 749-2000 or by visiting www.nevadaballet.org. (more...)

In Rehearsal For Josh Groban's East Coast Summer Tour
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 19, 2014

Internationally celebrated performer and recording artist Josh Groban is currently embarking on a new North American tour in promotion of his chart-topping ALL THAT ECHOES album with a new East Coast Summer tour kicking off this week and a new rehearsal video is now available to view. (more...)

Josh Groban Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge With Help From Ludacris & Brad Paisley
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 18, 2014

Internationally adored vocalist Josh Groban participates in the ALS ice bucket challenge in a new social media video now available to view, featuring some help from fellow music stars Ludacris and Brad Paisley who also judge with him on the reality competition series RISING STAR. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for August 18-24, 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 17, 2014

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Ben Platt: I'm Here!, The Songs of Anderson & Petty, Ga Ga for Gershwin, Andrew Kober's Koberet and Rhonda Ross. (more...)

Behind The Scenes Of Josh Groban's East Coast Summer Tour
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 17, 2014

Internationally celebrated performer and recording artist Josh Groban is set to embark on a new North American tour in promotion of his chart-topping ALL THAT ECHOES album later this year with a new East Coast Summer tour and fans have the chance to access tickets according to a new announcement on his official website. (more...)

Backstage At Josh Groban's East Coast Summer Tour
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 13, 2014

Internationally celebrated performer and recording artist Josh Groban is set to embark on a new North American tour in promotion of his chart-topping ALL THAT ECHOES album later this year with a new East Coast Summer tour kicking off this week and a new look backstage is now available to view. (more...)

San Francisco Opera to Present Company Premiere of Carlisle Floyd's SUSANNAH, 9/6-21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

San Francisco Opera presents the Company premiere of Carlisle Floyd's two-act opera Susannah September 6 at the War Memorial Opera House. Soprano Patricia Racette returns to San Francisco Opera in her role debut as the innocent, strong-willed and falsely accused young woman Susannah Polk. (more...)

Wolf Trap To Premiere DIRTY GOODS, 8/27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts to Present Dirty Goods as a part of their Face of America Series. (more...)

Costume Designer Melissa Schlachtmeyer Passes Away at 41
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Melissa Schlachtmeyer, a costume designer for theater, dance and opera, passed away Wednesday August 6th while traveling in Florence, Italy. She was 41. The cause was complications from breast cancer. (more...)

Teaser Trailer For Josh Groban's East Coast Summer Tour
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 11, 2014

Internationally celebrated performer and recording artist Josh Groban is set to embark on a new North American tour in promotion of his chart-topping ALL THAT ECHOES album later this year with a new East Coast Summer tour and fans have the chance to access tickets according to a new announcement on his official website. (more...)

Sneak Peek Behind The Scenes Of Josh Groban's Summer Tour
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 10, 2014

Acclaimed recording artist Josh Groban is set to embark on a new North American tour in promotion of his chart-topping ALL THAT ECHOES album with a new East Coast Summer tour kicking off this week and a new behind the scenes teaser of what attendees can expect from the event is now available to view. (more...)

Birdland Announces Lineup for August 18-24, Including Dave Douglas Quintet, Rhonda Ross, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 08, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club is pleased to announce their amazing line-up of talent for August 18 - August 24. Read more to see the full week of great programming! (more...)

Sam Amidon's New Album 'Lily-O' to Be Released 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

Lily-O, a new album of reimagined folk songs by Vermont-born singer/fiddler/banjoist/guitarist Sam Amidon will be released Sept. 30 by Nonesuch Records. (more...)

The Washington National Opera Announces Productions in the 2014-2015 Season of the American Opera Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced details for the third season of the American Opera Initiative, its comprehensive commissioning program that brings contemporary American stories to the stage while fostering the talents of rising American composers and librettists. Three teams of new opera composers and librettistsóJohn Liberatore and Niloufar Talebi, Jake Runestad and David Johnston, and Rene Orth and Jason Kimówill premiere new 20-minute operas, each based on a contemporary American story, in a semi-staged concert performance on November 21, 2014 in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. (more...)

New Works THE INVESTMENT, DAUGHTERS OF THE BLOODY DUKE and AN AMERICAN MAN Set for WNO's 2014-15 American Opera Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced details for the third season of the American Opera Initiative, its comprehensive commissioning program that brings contemporary American stories to the stage while fostering the talents of rising American composers and librettists. Three teams of new opera composers and librettistsóJohn Liberatore and Niloufar Talebi, Jake Runestad and David Johnston, and Rene Orth and Jason Kimówill premiere new 20-minute operas, each based on a contemporary American story, in a semi-staged concert performance on November 21, 2014 in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. (more...)

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