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Broadway Next for A.R.T.'s PORGY AND BESS?Broadway Next for A.R.T.'s PORGY AND BESS?
by BWW - May 9, 2011

The New York Times suggests today that after a widly successful industry presentation in New York on Sunday, the American Repertory Theater's production of Porgy and Bess, starring Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis, David ALan Grier, and Joshua Henry, may be headed to Broadway as early as next season. The production of the Gershwin classic, will open A.R.T.'s 2011-2 season on August 14 at the Loeb Drama Center. Porgy and Bess is written by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, is adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks and Diedre Murray, and will be directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus (Hair). (more...)

Will Eno Continues Ibsen Play as Opera at NYC Theatre Club 5/9Will Eno Continues Ibsen Play as Opera at NYC Theatre Club 5/9
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2011

Two new operatic monodramas featuring two iconic mothers will receive their first public concert readings a day after Mother's Day. (more...)

Ian Bostridge Joins Canadian Chamber Orchestra Les Violons du Roy 5/6Ian Bostridge Joins Canadian Chamber Orchestra Les Violons du Roy 5/6
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2011

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance is pleased to present one of the world's finest lieder tenors, the "superbly accomplished and deeply affecting" (The New York Times) English tenor Ian Bostridge, performing with the innovative Canadian chamber orchestra Les Violons du Roy on Friday, May 6, 2011 at 7:30 pm-the only Midwest engagement of the ensemble's 2011 tour. (more...)

Diversionary Theatre Presents Dooley 5/5-5/29Diversionary Theatre Presents Dooley 5/5-5/29
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2011

As part of their 25th Anniversary Year, Diversionary Theatre will stage the World Premiere historic drama Dooley as the last show of its 2010-2011 season. (more...)

Diversionary Theatre Presents Dooley, Closes 5/29Diversionary Theatre Presents Dooley, Closes 5/29
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2011

As part of their 25th Anniversary Year, Diversionary Theatre will stage the World Premiere historic drama Dooley as the last show of its 2010-2011 season. (more...)

Francesca Zambello Appointed Artistic Advisor of WNOFrancesca Zambello Appointed Artistic Advisor of WNO
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2011

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced that American director Francesca Zambello has been appointed the company's Artistic Advisor. Simultaneously, Chief Operating Officer Michael L. Mael has been named Executive Director. With these appointments, WNO enters into its affiliation with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (effective July 1, 2011) with a complete roster of artistic and administrative executives. (more...)

Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour Presents LA TRAVIATAHanda Opera on Sydney Harbour Presents LA TRAVIATA
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2011

Fireworks, a harbour stage and a giant chandelier will transform opera in Sydney like never before when Opera Australia presents La Traviata on Sydney Harbour for an exclusive three-week season starting 24 March 2012. (more...)

The Collegiate Chorale Presents SOMETHING WONDERFUL 5/19The Collegiate Chorale Presents SOMETHING WONDERFUL 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2011

The Collegiate Chorale presents its 2011 Spring Concert Something Wonderful: An Evening of Broadway with Deborah Voigt, with featured guest artist Paolo Szot, conducted by Ted Sperling with the American Symphony Orchestra on Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 7pm at Carnegie Hall. (more...)

Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition Semi-finalists AnnouncedDallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition Semi-finalists Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2011

The Dallas Opera Guild will present the 23rd annual 'Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition,' a showcase for talented young opera singers who either come from Texas or got here 'as fast as they could' on Saturday, May 14, 2011 in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center, 2403 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2011

After impressing critics and fans alike as Puccini's Girl of the Golden West at the Metropolitan Opera, this spring Deborah Voigt returns to her home company for a milestone role debut: for the first time, she takes on Brunnhilde - one of opera's most challenging and iconic roles - in a new production of Wagner's Die Walkure. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2011

Washington National Opera (WNO), under the leadership of General Director Placido Domingo, presents Donizetti's Don Pasquale in eight performances, May 13 to 27, 2011, at the Kennedy Center Opera House. (more...)

Brooklyn Performance Added For AOP Monodramas May 12Brooklyn Performance Added For AOP Monodramas May 12
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2011

Two new operatic monodramas featuring two iconic mothers will receive their first public concert readings a day after Mother's Day. (more...)

The Collegiate Chorale Presents SOMETHING WONDERFUL 5/19The Collegiate Chorale Presents SOMETHING WONDERFUL 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2011

The Collegiate Chorale presents its 2011 Spring Concert Something Wonderful: An Evening of Broadway with Deborah Voigt, with featured guest artist Paolo Szot, conducted by Ted Sperling with the American Symphony Orchestra on Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 7pm at Carnegie Hall. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Presents Inventive Adaptation of PEER GYNT, 6/28-7/24La Jolla Playhouse Presents Inventive Adaptation of PEER GYNT, 6/28-7/24
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2011

La Jolla Playhouse presents Peer Gynt, by Henrik Ibsen, adapted and directed by David Schweizer, running June 28 - July 24 (media night: Wednesday, July 6 at 7:30 pm) in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. Tickets to Peer Gynt are available by calling the Box Office: (858) 550-1010 or online at LaJollaPlayhouse.org. (more...)

New York Choral Society Presents STABAT MATER, 5/1New York Choral Society Presents STABAT MATER, 5/1
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2011

New York Choral Society (NYCS) will close its? 52nd season with a performance of Antonín Dvo?ák?s powerful Stabat Mater on May 1, commemorating the death of the great composer on May 1,1904. The performance will feature acclaimed soprano Angela Meade, mezzo-soprano Tamara Mumford, tenor Yeghishe Manucharyan and bass-baritone Burak Bigili accompanied by the Brooklyn Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall at 2pm. (more...)

OPERA America Launches New Career Guide for OperaOPERA America Launches New Career Guide for Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2011

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera, is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new online resource: the Career Guide for Opera. (more...)

David Aron Damane Joins Sarah Uriarte Berry, Ben Davis, et al. in Goodspeed's SHOW BOATDavid Aron Damane Joins Sarah Uriarte Berry, Ben Davis, et al. in Goodspeed's SHOW BOAT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2011

Goodspeed Musicals, the first two-time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, has just announced that Goodspeed alumni David Aron Damane of Broadway's Big River and The Life will play Joe. This eagerly awaited Goodspeed version of the indelible American classic Show Boat will breathe new life into the heart-wrenching musical. (more...)

David Aron Damane Joins Sarah Uriarte Berry, Ben Davis, et al. in Goodspeed's SHOW BOATDavid Aron Damane Joins Sarah Uriarte Berry, Ben Davis, et al. in Goodspeed's SHOW BOAT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2011

Goodspeed Musicals, the first two-time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, has just announced that Goodspeed alumni David Aron Damane of Broadway's Big River and The Life will play Joe. This eagerly awaited Goodspeed version of the indelible American classic Show Boat will breathe new life into the heart-wrenching musical. (more...)

LA Master Chorale Appoints Associate ConductorLA Master Chorale Appoints Associate Conductor
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2011

Lesley Leighton, an established choral conductor and long-time singer with the Los Angeles Master Chorale who was appointed assistant conductor of the chorus a year ago, has been promoted to the newly-created post of Associate Conductor of the Los Angeles Master Chorale (LAMC) it was announced by LAMC Chair Mark Foster. Her three-year term begins July 2011 and continues through the 2013-14 Season. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS at A.R.T.Full Cast Announced for THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2011

A.R.T. American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) opens its 2011-12 season with The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin. The adaptation by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks and Obie Award-winning composer Diedre L. Murray, directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus, with choreography by Ronald K. Brown, begins previews on August 17 and opens for the reviewing press on August 31 at 7pm. Performances are at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge. Tickets for preview performances are currently on sale, remaining tickets for the run go on sale on July 12. (more...)

Cooperstown Fest Features Kurt Elling, Nat'l Jazz Museum in Harlem All StarsCooperstown Fest Features Kurt Elling, Nat'l Jazz Museum in Harlem All Stars
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2011

Jazz performer Kurt Elling and the American and Juilliard string quartets are featured in the 13th season of the newly renamed Cooperstown Summer Music Festival. (more...)

TheatreWorks Opens Season with World Premiere of FLY BY NIGHT 7/13-8/13TheatreWorks Opens Season with World Premiere of FLY BY NIGHT 7/13-8/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2011

TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, presents FLY BY NIGHT, developed at TheatreWorks and making its world premiere as the centerpiece of this year's New Works Festival. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Presents Inventive Adaptation of PEER GYNT, 6/28-7/24La Jolla Playhouse Presents Inventive Adaptation of PEER GYNT, 6/28-7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2011

La Jolla Playhouse presents Peer Gynt, by Henrik Ibsen, adapted and directed by David Schweizer, running June 28 - July 24 (media night: Wednesday, July 6 at 7:30 pm) in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. Tickets to Peer Gynt are available by calling the Box Office: (858) 550-1010 or online at LaJollaPlayhouse.org. (more...)

Chicago Opera Theater Presents Their 3rd Annual OPERA CRUISEChicago Opera Theater Presents Their 3rd Annual OPERA CRUISE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2011

One of their most popular summertime events, Chicago Opera Theater will set sail again on June 28th on their 3rd annual Opera Cruise, "High Cs on the High Seas." (more...)

Photo Flash: TheatreWorks Presents FLY BY NIGHTPhoto Flash: TheatreWorks Presents FLY BY NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2011

TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, presents FLY BY NIGHT, developed at TheatreWorks and making its world premiere as the centerpiece of this year's New Works Festival. (more...)

Chicago Opera Theater Presents Their 3rd Annual OPERA CRUISEChicago Opera Theater Presents Their 3rd Annual OPERA CRUISE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2011

One of their most popular summertime events, Chicago Opera Theater will set sail again on June 28th on their 3rd annual Opera Cruise, "High Cs on the High Seas." (more...)

The Glimmerglass Festival Announces 2012 SeasonThe Glimmerglass Festival Announces 2012 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2011

The Glimmerglass Festival, the Central New York opera and musical theater summer festival, has announced its 2012 season. (more...)

Gotham Arts Exchange Presents Gotham Dance Festival at The Joyce 6/1-12Gotham Arts Exchange Presents Gotham Dance Festival at The Joyce 6/1-12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2011

Fresh off the overwhelming success of last summer's presentation of four female choreographers, Gotham Arts Exchange presents the Gotham Dance Festival, returning to The Joyce Theater with expanded programming and a newly branded festival. (more...)

Michael Todd Simpson to Replace Lead in Glimmerglass Festival's CARMENMichael Todd Simpson to Replace Lead in Glimmerglass Festival's CARMEN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2011

Michael Todd Simpson will sing the role of Escamillo in The Glimmerglass Festival's production of Carmen beginning July 15, replacing Keith Miller who has withdrawn from the role. The new Anne Bogart-directed production runs through August 23 in the Alice Busch Opera Theater in Cooperstown, New York. (more...)

THE FAMILY ROOM Plays the Berlind Theater, 7/23 & 7/24THE FAMILY ROOM Plays the Berlind Theater, 7/23 & 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2011

American Opera Projects (AOP) and Opera New Jersey reunite sopranos Lauren Flanigan and Catherine Malfitano in The Family Room, a new one-act opera written especially for them by composer Thomas Pasatieri (The Seagull ) with an original libretto by Daphne Malfitano. The dark drama tells the story of two nameless women living in a windowless studio who speak of dinner parties and relatives, of husbands and love and a child named Georgie, but their only company is ominous sounds from above. (more...)

The Glimmerglass Festival Announces 2012 SeasonThe Glimmerglass Festival Announces 2012 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2011

The Glimmerglass Festival, the Central New York opera and musical theater summer festival, has announced its 2012 season. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This WeekendTop Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - Jul 3, 2011

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, July 3, 2011 - Sunday, July 3, 2011. (more...)

SUMMER WARS Set for NY International Children's Film FestivalSUMMER WARS Set for NY International Children's Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2011

Kenji is a teenage math prodigy recruited by his secret crush Natsuki for the ultimate summer job - passing himself off as Natsuki's boyfriend for four days during her grandmother's 90th birthday celebration. But when Kenji solves a 2,056 digit math riddle sent to his cell phone, he unwittingly breaches the security barricade protecting Oz, a globe-spanning virtual world where millions of people and governments interact through their avatars, handling everything from online shopping and traffic control to national defense and nuclear launch codes. Now a malicious AI program called the Love Machine is hijacking Oz accounts, growing exponentially more powerful and sowing chaos and destruction in its wake. (more...)

Photo Flash: Glimmerglass Festival Opens CARMEN to Sold Out HousePhoto Flash: Glimmerglass Festival Opens CARMEN to Sold Out House
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2011

The 2011 Glimmerglass Festival, the first under Artistic & General Director Francesca Zambello, opened to a full house July 2 with a new production of Bizet's Carmen. (more...)

Glimmerglass Festival Premieres BLIZZARD ON MARBLEHEAD NECK, et al. Glimmerglass Festival Premieres BLIZZARD ON MARBLEHEAD NECK, et al.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2011

A Blizzard On Marblehead Neck, Jeanine Tesori and Tony Kushner's one-act opera, received its world premiere at The Glimmerglass Festival Thursday, July 21. (more...)

The Glimmerglass Festival Announces ShowTalk SpeakersThe Glimmerglass Festival Announces ShowTalk Speakers
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2011

The Glimmerglass Festival has announced its lineup for ShowTalk, a series where visiting scholars and artists explore topics related to the 2011 Festival. (more...)

Deborah Voigt's Annie Oakley Takes Aim at Glimmerglass, Opens 7/16Deborah Voigt's Annie Oakley Takes Aim at Glimmerglass, Opens 7/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2011

Deborah Voigt takes center stage at the Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown, New York this month, capping a season that showcased a startling range of roles and achievements, including her first-ever Brünnhilde performances in the Metropolitan Opera's new production of Die Walküre. (more...)

Madison Opera Celebrates 50th Anniversary During 2010-11 SeasonMadison Opera Celebrates 50th Anniversary During 2010-11 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2011

Madison Opera is excited to announce its 50th anniversary season, featuring Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, the company premiere of Kurt Weill's The Threepenny Opera, and Verdi's La Traviata. In July 2011, Madison Opera also celebrates the 10th anniversary of Opera in the Park, a Madison Summer Tradition. (more...)

The Glimmerglass Festival and Brewery Ommegang Collaborate for New BrewThe Glimmerglass Festival and Brewery Ommegang Collaborate for New Brew
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2011

Some of the great moments of the stage revolve around the consumption of beverages, with entire songs dedicated to the drinking pastime. (more...)

TheatreWorks Opens Season with World Premiere of FLY BY NIGHT 7/13-8/13TheatreWorks Opens Season with World Premiere of FLY BY NIGHT 7/13-8/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2011

TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, presents FLY BY NIGHT, developed at TheatreWorks and making its world premiere as the centerpiece of this year's New Works Festival. (more...)

New York City Opera Features LA TRAVIATA, PRIMA DONNA, et al. in 2011-12 SeasonNew York City Opera Features LA TRAVIATA, PRIMA DONNA, et al. in 2011-12 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2011

New York City Opera General Manager and Artistic Director George Steel announced today that the company will make New York City its stage for the 2011/12 season. With an imaginative and accessible season that encompasses productions ranging from the Baroque to Classical to Romantic and Contemporary, City Opera will create a living presence in neighborhoods across New York, including Brooklyn, the Upper West Side,Harlem and Central Park. The company will present a season of classics, undiscovered and new works that explore a repertory ranging nearly 300 years. (more...)

REBECCA to Open on Broadway April 2012; Blakemore, Zambello, Daniele Join Team; Boggess Likely to StarREBECCA to Open on Broadway April 2012; Blakemore, Zambello, Daniele Join Team; Boggess Likely to Star
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2011

Producers Ben Sprecher and Louise Forlenza, in association with Tony Fusco and Larry Feinman, and by special arrangement with/and based on the Vereinigte Buhnen Wien GmbH production, announced that the new musical REBECCA, based on the classic novel by Daphne du Maurier novel, will open on Broadway Sunday, April 22 at a Shubert theater to be announced. Previews will begin Tuesday, March 27. Sierra Boggess (currently starring in Master Class, The Little Mermaid, Love Never Dies) is in negotiations to play the role of 'I.' (more...)

Deborah Voigt's Annie Oakley Takes Aim at Glimmerglass, Opens 7/16Deborah Voigt's Annie Oakley Takes Aim at Glimmerglass, Opens 7/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2011

Deborah Voigt takes center stage at the Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown, New York this month, capping a season that showcased a startling range of roles and achievements, including her first-ever Brünnhilde performances in the Metropolitan Opera's new production of Die Walküre. (more...)

The Collegiate Chorale Presents SOMETHING WONDERFUL 5/19The Collegiate Chorale Presents SOMETHING WONDERFUL 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2011

The Collegiate Chorale presents its 2011 Spring Concert Something Wonderful: An Evening of Broadway with Deborah Voigt, with featured guest artist Paolo Szot, conducted by Ted Sperling with the American Symphony Orchestra on Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 7pm at Carnegie Hall. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2011

Deborah Voigt sings the first Brunnhilde of her career tonight, when Robert Lepage's new production of Wagner's Die Walkure opens at New York's Metropolitan Opera. (more...)

Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition Semi-finalists AnnouncedDallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition Semi-finalists Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2011

The Dallas Opera Guild will present the 23rd annual 'Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition,' a showcase for talented young opera singers who either come from Texas or got here 'as fast as they could' on Saturday, May 14, 2011 in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center, 2403 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201. (more...)

Brooklyn Performance Added For AOP Monodramas May 12Brooklyn Performance Added For AOP Monodramas May 12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2011

Two new operatic monodramas featuring two iconic mothers will receive their first public concert readings a day after Mother's Day. (more...)

Winners of 2011 Lotte Lenya Competition AnnouncedWinners of 2011 Lotte Lenya Competition Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2011

Caitlin Mathes, mezzo-soprano of Dayville, Connecticut, won the $15,000 First Prize in the finals of the 2011 Lotte Lenya Competition, held on April 16, 2011, at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y. Instead of awarding Second and Third Prizes, judges presented three equal prizes of $8,000 each to Jing Lin, soprano, of Putian, China; Emma Sewell, soprano, of London, England; and Jacob Lewis Smith, bass/baritone, of Albuquerque, New Mexico. (more...)

The Collegiate Chorale Presents SOMETHING WONDERFUL 5/19The Collegiate Chorale Presents SOMETHING WONDERFUL 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2011

The Collegiate Chorale presents its 2011 Spring Concert Something Wonderful: An Evening of Broadway with Deborah Voigt, with featured guest artist Paolo Szot, conducted by Ted Sperling with the American Symphony Orchestra on Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 7pm at Carnegie Hall. (more...)

PORGY AND BESS Starts Performances at A.R.T. 8/17PORGY AND BESS Starts Performances at A.R.T. 8/17
by BWW - Apr 15, 2011

A.R.T. American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) will present The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, opening the A.R.T.'s 2011-2 season on August 117 at the Loeb Drama Center. The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, is adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks and Diedre Murray, and directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus. (more...)

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