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The Glimmerglass Festival Brings THE MUSIC MAN to Oman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2012

The Royal Opera House Muscat has invited The Glimmerglass Festival of Cooperstown, N.Y., to present its acclaimed 2012 production of The Music Man in Oman, located on the southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula. (more...)

Wolf 359 Brings SONG OF A CONVALESCENT AYN RAND to IRT, 9/15-29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2012

In Song of a Convalescent Ayn Rand Giving Thanks to the Godhead (in the Lydian Mode), longtime collaborators Michael Yates Crowley and Michael Rau once again tap into the political zeitgeist with an audacious collage of ideas, scenes, sketches, songs, poetry, and PowerPoint lectures that challenges the myth of the suffering artist. The production will have its world premiere at the Greenwich Village theater incubator IRT from September 15th to 29th. (more...)

Round House Theatre Presents I LOVE TO EAT, 10/17-11/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2012

Round House Theatre continues its 2012/13 season with the regional premiere of I Love to Eat by James Still, which runs October 17 thru November 4. Leon Major directs this look at the delightfully zesty life of renowned chef James Beard. Nick Olcott portrays the culinary maestro described as "the face and belly of American gastronomy." Opening night is Monday, October 22, 2012. (more...)

PSO Performs World Premiere of 'Arlington Sons' This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2012

Principal Guest Conductor Leonard Slatkin will lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) in a weekend of BNY Mellon Grand Classics concerts that feature the world premiere of Arlington Sons. (more...)

Wolf 359 Brings SONG OF A CONVALESCENT AYN RAND to IRT, Now thru 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2012

In Song of a Convalescent Ayn Rand Giving Thanks to the Godhead (in the Lydian Mode), longtime collaborators Michael Yates Crowley and Michael Rau once again tap into the political zeitgeist with an audacious collage of ideas, scenes, sketches, songs, poetry, and PowerPoint lectures that challenges the myth of the suffering artist. The production will have its world premiere at the Greenwich Village theater incubator IRT from tonight, September 15th to 29th. (more...)

Marin Ireland Stars in Yale Rep and A.R.T.'s MARIE ANTOINETTE; Casting Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2012

Yale Repertory Theatre, in a co-production with American Repertory Theater, presents the world premiere of Marie Antoinette by David Adjmi, directed by Rebecca Taichman. Marie Antoinette will be performed at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) October 26 through November 17. Opening Night is Thursday, November 1. The cast includes Fred Arsenault, Hannah Cabell, David Greenspan, Marin Ireland, Vin Knight, Jo Lampert, Polly Lee, Steven Rattazzi, Jake Silbermann, Teale Sperling, Brian Wiles, and Ashton Woerz. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company To Present Steinbeck¬'s OF MICE AND MEN, 10/19 ¬Ė 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2012

Pioneer Theatre Company presents John Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MEN, October 19 - November 3, 2012. Performances are scheduled Mondays - Thursdays, 7:30 pm; Fridays and Saturdays, 8:00 pm; Saturday matinees, 2:00 pm. (more...)

Opera Exposures Presents Free Recital 'ROME' at St. Marks Church Today, 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2012

Opera Exposures, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to presenting concerts and recitals featuring seasoned professional musicians and young operatic artists in accessible venues at affordable prices, will celebrate National Opera Week by presenting a FREE recital today, October 28, at 3 PM at St. Marks Church, 131 East 10th Street at 2nd Avenue in Manhattan. (more...)

Marin Ireland Stars in Yale Rep and A.R.T.'s MARIE ANTOINETTE; Casting Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2012

Yale Repertory Theatre, in a co-production with American Repertory Theater, presents the world premiere of Marie Antoinette by David Adjmi, directed by Rebecca Taichman. Marie Antoinette will be performed at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) October 26 through November 17. Opening Night is Thursday, November 1. The cast includes Fred Arsenault, Hannah Cabell, David Greenspan, Marin Ireland, Vin Knight, Jo Lampert, Polly Lee, Steven Rattazzi, Jake Silbermann, Teale Sperling, Brian Wiles, and Ashton Woerz. (more...)

Opera Exposures Presents Free Recital 'ROME' at St. Marks Church, 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2012

Opera Exposures, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to presenting concerts and recitals featuring seasoned professional musicians and young operatic artists in accessible venues at affordable prices, will celebrate National Opera Week by presenting a FREE recital on Sunday, October 28, at 3 PM at St. Marks Church, 131 East 10th Street at 2nd Avenue in Manhattan. (more...)

John Caird's Production of LA BOHEME Opens Houston Grand Opera's 2012-13 Season, 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2012

Houston Grand Opera, with Music Director Patrick Summers and Managing Director Perryn Leech, announces its 2012-13 season, headlined by four new productions. The first of these is Puccini's La boheme, which launches the new season with a new staging by award-winning British director John Caird. To honor 2013's joint bicentennials of Wagner and Verdi, the coming season juxtaposes Tristan und Isolde - starring Ben Heppner and Nina Stemme in a new contemporary staging by Christof Loy - with a revival of Steven Lawless's unforgettable take on Il trovatore. British conductor Trevor Pinnock leads a strong international cast in Mozart's ensemble masterpiece Don Giovanni, while Francesca Zambello's new production of Kern and Hammerstein's Show Boat brings together stars of Broadway and the opera house in a celebration of America's own contribution to the art. For a more intimate experience, Daniela Barcellona and Lawrence Brownlee star in Rossini's dramma giocoso, The Italian Girl in Algiers. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company Presents Steinbeck¬'s OF MICE AND MEN, Now thru 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2012

Pioneer Theatre Company presents John Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MEN, tonight, October 19 - November 3, 2012. Performances are scheduled Mondays - Thursdays, 7:30 pm; Fridays and Saturdays, 8:00 pm; Saturday matinees, 2:00 pm. (more...)

Round House Theatre Presents I LOVE TO EAT, Now thru 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2012

Round House Theatre continues its 2012/13 season with the regional premiere of I Love to Eat by James Still, which runs tonight, October 17 thru November 4. Leon Major directs this look at the delightfully zesty life of renowned chef James Beard. Nick Olcott portrays the culinary maestro described as "the face and belly of American gastronomy." Opening night is Monday, October 22, 2012. (more...)

Joffrey Jazz and Contemporary Program Launches Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration, Set for Fashion Week 2013
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2012

World-renowned ballet educational institution, The Joffrey Ballet School, is excited to have their Jazz and Contemporary program participate in a cross-disciplinary initiative collaborating with Parsons School of Design, Louis Vuitton, the New School's Jazz and Contemporary Music Department, and famed New York choreographers Francesca Harper, Ginger Thatcher, Angelica Stiskin, Ephrat 'Bounce' Asherie, Tiffany Rea-Fisher and Joyce King. (more...)

Soprano Lisa Vroman to Perform with National Children's Chorus in CANDLELIGHT in LA, 11/29; New York, 12/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2012

In a bi-coastal celebration of the season, internationally acclaimed soprano Lisa Vroman is performing with 150 members of the National Children's Chorus (NCC) and a chamber orchestra in two evening concerts themed "Candlelight" - Thursday, November 29 in Los Angeles and Saturday, December 8 in New York. (more...)

Dallas Opera Single Tickets for Spring Productions Go On Sale 11/19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2012

The Dallas Opera has announced that single tickets for Giacomo Puccini's final masterpiece, TURANDOT, as well as a new production of the company's first world premiere commemorating the 25th anniversary of Dominick Argento's THE ASPERN PAPERS will go on sale Wednesday, November 14, 2012 beginning at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

Round House Theatre Presents I LOVE TO EAT, 10/17-11/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2012

Round House Theatre continues its 2012/13 season with the regional premiere of I Love to Eat by James Still, which runs October 17 thru November 4. Leon Major directs this look at the delightfully zesty life of renowned chef James Beard. Nick Olcott portrays the culinary maestro described as "the face and belly of American gastronomy." Opening night is Monday, October 22, 2012. (more...)

Soprano Lisa Vroman Performs with National Children's Chorus in CANDLELIGHT in LA, 11/29
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2012

In a bi-coastal celebration of the season, internationally acclaimed soprano Lisa Vroman is performing with 150 members of the National Children's Chorus (NCC) and a chamber orchestra in two evening concerts themed "Candlelight" - tonight, November 29 in Los Angeles and Saturday, December 8 in New York. (more...)

F.U.D.G.E. Opens AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN, Jan 25
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2012

The F.U.D.G.E. (FRIENDS UNITED DEVELOPING GENUINE ENTERTAINMENT) Theatre Company will present their 12th Anniversary Season's production of "AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN," 'Douglas Carter Beane's Award-winning comedy about deception, fraud, embezzlement, sexual politics, elusive fame, amoral women, sitting-duck men and revenge, which will open on Friday, January 25 at The Factory Theatre (791 Tremont Street, Boston, MA - between Camden Street and Northampton Street) where it will play through Sunday, January 27. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company To Present Steinbeck¬'s OF MICE AND MEN, 10/19 ¬Ė Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2012

Pioneer Theatre Company presents John Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MEN, October 19 - November 3, 2012. Performances are scheduled Mondays - Thursdays, 7:30 pm; Fridays and Todays, 8:00 pm; Today matinees, 2:00 pm. (more...)

Dallas Opera Single Tickets for Spring Productions Go On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2012

The Dallas Opera has announced that single tickets for Giacomo Puccini's final masterpiece, TURANDOT, as well as a new production of the company's first world premiere commemorating the 25th anniversary of Dominick Argento's THE ASPERN PAPERS will go on sale Wednesday, November 14, 2012 beginning at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

Helmuth Rilling Conducts LA Chamber Orchestra in Mozart Program
by Kelsey Denette - Jan 9, 2013

Internationally acclaimed Grammy Award-winning conductor Helmuth Rilling, recipient of the 2011 Herbert von Karajan Music Prize, makes his 13th appearance with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra to guest conduct two performances of Mozart's sublime Requiem in D minor, K. 626, featuring soprano Stacey Tappan, alto Callista Hoffman, tenor Nicholas Phan, bass Michael Dean and the acclaimed USC Thornton Chamber Singers, under the direction of Jo Michael Scheibe, on Saturday, January 26, 8 pm, at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, and Sunday, January 27, 2013, 7 pm, at UCLA's Royce Hall. The all-Mozart program, which celebrates the legendary composer's 257th birthday, opens with his majestic Symphony No. 39 in E-flat major, K. 543. (more...)

New York City Opera to Open Spring 2013 Season with POWDER HER FACE, 2/15-23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2013

New York City Opera opens its spring 2013 season with a new production of Powder Her Face (1995), composed by Thomas Adès (b.1971) to a libretto by Philip Hensher (b. 1965). (more...)

Broadway Revival of PIPPIN Joins Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2013

Just days after producers Barry & Fran Weissler and Howard & Janet Kagan announced that American Repertory Theater's 40th Anniversary production of Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz's PIPPIN, directed by Diane Paulus, is headed to Broadway in Spring of 2013, the musical has created official pages on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. (more...)

Kate Bassett's 'In Two Minds: A Biography of Jonathan Miller by Kate Bassett' Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2013

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the availability of In Two Minds: A Biography of Jonathan Miller by Kate Bassett, published by Oberon Books (London). This is the first comprehensive biography of Jonathan Miller, the controversial humorist, public intellectual and TV personality who first shot to fame, co-starring with Peter Cook, Dudley Moore and Alan Bennett, in Beyond the Fringe - the groundbreaking satirical revue which became a Tony Award-winning Broadway hit. (more...)

The Glimmerglass Festival Celebrates Young Artists with GL!MMERATA, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2013

The Glimmerglass Festival, the Central New York summer opera company, will celebrate its Young Artists and Summer Internship programs at GL!MMERATA, its 2013 Spring Gala, April 10 at The Metropolitan Club in Manhattan. The 2013 season marks the 25th anniversary of the company's Young Artists Program, the acclaimed apprenticeship for emerging singers. (more...)

Glimmerglass Festival Gala Celebrates Young Artists Program Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2013

The Glimmerglass Festival, the Central New York summer opera company, will celebrate its Young Artists and Summer Internship programs at GL!MMERATA, its 2013 Spring Gala, April 10 at The Metropolitan Club in Manhattan. The 2013 season marks the 25th anniversary of the company's Young Artists Program, the acclaimed apprenticeship for emerging singers. (more...)

Breaking News: A.R.T.'s PIPPIN is Heading to Broadway in March!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2013

Producers Barry & Fran Weissler and Howard & Janet Kagan present the American Repertory Theater's 40th Anniversary production of Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz's PIPPIN, directed by Diane Paulus, on Broadway in the Spring of 2013. (more...)

F.U.D.G.E. Opens AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN, Jan 25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2013

The F.U.D.G.E. (FRIENDS UNITED DEVELOPING GENUINE ENTERTAINMENT) Theatre Company will present their 12th Anniversary Season's production of "AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN," 'Douglas Carter Beane's Award-winning comedy about deception, fraud, embezzlement, sexual politics, elusive fame, amoral women, sitting-duck men and revenge, which will open on Friday, January 25 at The Factory Theatre (791 Tremont Street, Boston, MA - between Camden Street and Northampton Street) where it will play through Today, January 27. (more...)

F.U.D.G.E. Opens AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

The F.U.D.G.E. (FRIENDS UNITED DEVELOPING GENUINE ENTERTAINMENT) Theatre Company will present their 12th Anniversary Season's production of "AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN," 'Douglas Carter Beane's Award-winning comedy about deception, fraud, embezzlement, sexual politics, elusive fame, amoral women, sitting-duck men and revenge, which will open tonight, January 25 at The Factory Theatre (791 Tremont Street, Boston, MA - between Camden Street and Northampton Street) where it will play through Sunday, January 27. (more...)

ALMOST, MAINE Opens at TheaterWorks Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

A delightful midwinter night's dream, ALMOST, MAINE by John Cariani will play TheaterWorks in downtown Hartford. The sweet and poignant comedy runs tonight, January 25 - March 3, 2013, directed by Amy Saltz. (more...)

Orff's Carmina Burana Hits the Peristyle Stage February 8 and 9, 2013, featuring the Toledo Symphony & Massive Chorus
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2013

O fortuna! Carmina burana remains of the the most popular works of classical music ever written. On February 8 & 9 at the Peristyle, the Toledo Symphony is joined by large choruses and acclaimed soloists Philip Cutlip, Joshua Stewart, and Kathryn Lewek. (more...)

Kathryn Kelley and Sameerah Luqmaan-Harris to Star in Arena Stage's MARY T. & LIZZY K.; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2013

Mary T. & Lizzy K. stars D.C.-area actress Kathryn Kelley (Round House Theatre's Next Fall) as Mary Todd Lincoln and Sameerah Luqmaan-Harris (Urban Stage's ReEntry) as Elizabeth Keckly. They are joined by noted local actors Thomas Adrian Simpson (last seen at Arena Stage as Col. Pickering in My Fair Lady) as Abraham Lincoln and Joy Jones (Studio Theatre's Invisible Man) as Ivy. (more...)

OPERA America Awards Grants to 10 Opera Companies and 4 Teams of Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2013

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera, has announced that it has awarded grants to 10 opera companies and four teams of artists through two funding programs: The Opera Fund: Repertoire Development and the Robert L.B. Tobin Director-Designer Showcase. These grants support the production of new North American opera and help develop the careers of promising directors and designers, respectively. (more...)

Breaking News: Disney's ALADDIN to Play Pre-Broadway Tryout in Toronto Starting November 2013; Broadway Spring 2014
by Rialto Chatter - Jan 22, 2013

Now, Disney Theatrical Productions has confirmed that Aladdin, a new musical based on the Academy Award winning animated film, will play its pre-Broadway engagement at Toronto's Ed Mirvish Theatre(formerly the Canon) November 13, 2013 to January 12, 2014 and will open at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre in 2014. The show will feature music by Alan Menken; lyrics by the late Howard Ashman, Tim Rice and Chad Beguelin with a book by Beguelin. Casey Nicholaw will direct and choreograph. (more...)

Virginia Opera Announces 2013-2014 Season - FALSTAFF, THE MAGIC FLUTE and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2013

Virginia Opera, The Official Opera Company of the Commonwealth of Virginia, announces its 2013-14 Season that features four, brand-new mainstage productions and two Special Engagement productions that span comedy, drama, farce and grand opera. The Company's 39th Subscription Season will open with Falstaff in September, followed by The Magic Flutein November, Ariadne auf Naxos in February, and Carmen in March. Special Engagements next season will include performances of The Girl of the Golden West in January and Sweeney Todd in May. (more...)

Peggy Kriha Dye Named General Manager of Opera Columbus
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2013

Opera Columbus has appointed Peggy Kriha Dye as General Manager of the company. As such, Kriha Dye will oversee all artistic and educational programming as well as main stage productions, and produce Opera Columbus' new Opera Cabaret series. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Creative Teams Revealed for MUNY Summer Shows - Tartaglia, Jay-Alexander, Jones, Lenz, Ruggiero, Griffin, Bruni & More
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 16, 2013

Executive Producer Mike Isaacson announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for its 2013 Season, which opens on June 17 with Monty Python's Spamalot. 'This is a phenomenally talented group of artists, and I'm thrilled to be working with all of them. Last season our audience inspired us to take many risks and push ourselves far. These directors and choreographers are already working on ways to top last season's level of excitement and excellence.' (more...)

ALMOST, MAINE to Open at TheaterWorks, Jan 25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2013

A delightful midwinter night's dream, ALMOST, MAINE by John Cariani will play TheaterWorks in downtown Hartford. The sweet and poignant comedy runs January 25 - March 3, 2013, directed by Amy Saltz. (more...)

Sarasota Opera Prepares for 2013 Winter Festival, 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2013

The 2013 Sarasota Opera Winter Festival will open with the Sarasota Opera premiere of Giacomo Puccini's vocally extravagant final opera Turandot on Saturday, February 9, 2013, which features some of the composers most glorious music including the famous tenor aria "Nessun Dorma" (None shall sleep). (more...)

OPERA America Announces 2013 National Opera Trustee Recognition Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013 National Opera Trustee Recognition Award. In its sixth year, this award honors outstanding trustees of U.S. opera companies for exemplary leadership, generosity and audience-building efforts on behalf of their respective opera companies. (more...)

BWW Likes: Historic Winter Storm and LES MIZ
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com noticed something today as we scoured Facebook and it's something that we really liked, so we wanted to share it with you because it's not so often that you find such generosity for actors. This weekend, all roads lead to St. Louis as actors are headed there from all over the country to audition for the Muny's summer production of LES MISERABLES directed by Richard Jay-Alexander and with music direction by Kevin Stites. (more...)

New York City Opera Opens Spring 2013 Season with POWDER HER FACE, Now thru 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2013

New York City Opera opens its spring 2013 season with a new production of Powder Her Face (1995), composed by Thomas Ades (b.1971) to a libretto by Philip Hensher (b. 1965). (more...)

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Welcomes Jesse Blumberg, Martin Katz
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2013

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) welcomes alumnus Jesse Blumberg, baritone (MM, '03), and renowned collaborative pianist Martin Katz for free performances of Franz Schubert's two great Lieder cycles this February. (more...)

Soprano Lisa Vroman Performs with National Children's Chorus in CANDLELIGHT in New York Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2012

In a bi-coastal celebration of the season, internationally acclaimed soprano Lisa Vroman is performing with 150 members of the National Children's Chorus (NCC) and a chamber orchestra in two evening concerts themed "Candlelight" - Thursday, November 29 in Los Angeles and tonight, December 8 in New York. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Presents HOLIDAY ORGAN SPECTACULAR, 12/18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2012

Enveloping the audience in a magnitude of musical splendors, the $3.1-million William J. Gillespie Concert Organ, played by world-renowned organist Todd Wilson, captures the beauty, range and colors of popular and traditional holiday music during Pacific Symphony's annual "Holiday Organ Spectacular." (more...)

BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Central NY in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013! (more...)

Pacific Symphony Presents HOLIDAY ORGAN SPECTACULAR Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2012

Enveloping the audience in a magnitude of musical splendors, the $3.1-million William J. Gillespie Concert Organ, played by world-renowned organist Todd Wilson, captures the beauty, range and colors of popular and traditional holiday music during Pacific Symphony's annual "Holiday Organ Spectacular." (more...)

Ghostlight Records Releases NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY Original Cast Recording Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2012

Ghostlight Records has announced the debut digital release of the Original Cast Recording of the acclaimed musical No Way To Treat A Lady today, December 18. (more...)

Ghostlight Records to Release NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY Original Cast Recording, Dec 18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2012

Ghostlight Records has announced the debut digital release of the Original Cast Recording of the acclaimed musical No Way To Treat A Lady on Tuesday, December 18. (more...)

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