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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...)

Lea Salonga, George Takei Lead ALLEGIANCE Workshop; Begins TodayLea Salonga, George Takei Lead ALLEGIANCE Workshop; Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2011

Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced The Old Globe's presentation of a developmental workshop of Allegiance - A New American Musical. (more...)

NAMT Announces Betsy King Militello as New Executive DirectorNAMT Announces Betsy King Militello as New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2011

President Marilynn Sheldon and the Board of Directors of the National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) announced today that Betsy King Militello has been appointed the new Executive Director of NAMT and will begin her duties on August 22, 2011. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2011

The role of Glauce in The Glimmerglass Festival's production of Medea will now be sung by Glimmerglass Young Artist Jessica Stavros. Wendy Bryn Harmer, who has performed the role since Medea opened July 8, has withdrawn from the production due to illness. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse's Inventive Adaptation of PEER GYNT ClosesLa Jolla Playhouse's Inventive Adaptation of PEER GYNT Closes
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 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...)

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 24, 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 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 23, 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...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2011

The role of Jason in The Glimmerglass Festival's production of Medea will now be sung by Glimmerglass Young Artist Jeffrey Gwaltney. Jason Collins, who has performed the role since Medea opened July 8, has withdrawn from the production due to an injury. (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...)

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 - Aug 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...)

American Opera Projects Hosts A Tribute To NY Marriage Equality 8/18American Opera Projects Hosts A Tribute To NY Marriage Equality 8/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2011

2011 has already become a defining year in the history of civil rights movements, with the long-awaited legalization of same-sex marriage in New York State. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2011

Knife Edge Productions, in association with Swinestars Productions, will present a revival of Stephen Belber's acclaimed play, Tape, directed by Sam Helfrich. (more...)

Opening Night Gala Celebration Held For NY Philharmonic's 170th SeasonOpening Night Gala Celebration Held For NY Philharmonic's 170th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2011

Tune in to PBS on Wednesday, September 21, 2011, at 7:30 p.m.* for Live From Lincoln Center's telecast of the New York Philharmonic's Opening Night Gala. (more...)

NY Philharmonic Opening Night Gala to be Broadcast on PBSNY Philharmonic Opening Night Gala to be Broadcast on PBS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2011

Tune in to PBS on Wednesday, September 21, 2011, at 7:30 p.m. for Live From Lincoln Center's telecast of the New York Philharmonic's Opening Night Gala. Conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert, the program will open with Samuel Barber's The School for Scandal Overture of 1931, and will also feature selections from Richard Strauss's Salome and Richard Wagner's Tannhäuser, as well as Barber's Andromache's Farewell. (more...)

PORGY AND BESS Opens 8/17 at American Repertory TheaterPORGY AND BESS Opens 8/17 at American Repertory Theater
by BWW - Aug 17, 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 17 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...)

PORGY AND BESS Starts Performances at A.R.T. 8/17PORGY AND BESS Starts Performances at A.R.T. 8/17
by BWW - Aug 17, 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...)

Met Opera & Juilliard Announce a Semi-Staged Concert of Gluck's ArmideMet Opera & Juilliard Announce a Semi-Staged Concert of Gluck's Armide
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2011

The Metropolitan Opera and The Juilliard School jointly announced plans today for a semi-staged concert performance of Gluck's Armide, the second collaboration between the two institutions, following last season's acclaimed new production of The Bartered Bride, conducted by James Levine and staged by Stephen Wadsworth. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Broadway-Bound PORGY & BESS at A.R.T.Photo Flash: First Look at Broadway-Bound PORGY & BESS at A.R.T.
by BWW - Aug 17, 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 tonight, August 17 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. Check out the first production shots below! (more...)

PORGY AND BESS Opens 8/17 at American Repertory TheaterPORGY AND BESS Opens 8/17 at American Repertory Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 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 17 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...)

Alice Childress' TROUBLE IN MIND Opens Arena Stage at the Mead Center 2011-12 SeasonAlice Childress' TROUBLE IN MIND Opens Arena Stage at the Mead Center 2011-12 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2011

After a memorable and record-breaking inaugural year, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater celebrates its 61st anniversary season with Trouble in Mind, written by playwright Alice Childress. Childress was the first African-American woman to have her plays professionally produced in New York, and she became the first woman of color to win an Obie Award, in 1956 for Trouble in Mind (Best Original Production). (more...)

Juilliard String Quartet to Perform in Cooperstown 8/28Juilliard String Quartet to Perform in Cooperstown 8/28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2011

The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival presents the Juilliard String Quartet on Sunday, August 28 at 3 pm at The Farmers' Museum. (more...)

FLY BY NIGHT Closes at TheatreWorks, 8/13FLY BY NIGHT Closes at TheatreWorks, 8/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2011

FLY BY NIGHT closes August 13, 2011 at TheatreWorks at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto. (more...)

American Opera Projects Hosts A Tribute To NY Marriage Equality 8/18American Opera Projects Hosts A Tribute To NY Marriage Equality 8/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2011

2011 has already become a defining year in the history of civil rights movements, with the long-awaited legalization of same-sex marriage in New York State. (more...)

Kyle Brenn, Leah Greenhause, et al. Set for THE KID WHO WOULD BE POPEKyle Brenn, Leah Greenhause, et al. Set for THE KID WHO WOULD BE POPE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2011

The New York Musical Theatre Festival and La Vie Productions present the new musical THE KID WHO WOULD BE POPE - a musical comedy about first loves, youthful obsession, and the search for miracles - with music, lyrics and book by Tom Megan and Jack Megan, directed by Gabriel Barre ('The Wild Party'), and featuring a cast that includes some of Broadway's biggest, little, stars including: Kyle Brenn ('West Side Story'), Alison Jaye Horowitz ('Mary Poppins,' 'Sunday in the Park with George'), Matthew Gumley ('Elf,' 'Beauty and the Beast'), Leah Greenhaus ('Shrek The Musical'), Rachel Resheff ('The People in the Picture,' 'Billy Elliot'), etc. THE KID WHO WOULD BE POPE is presented as part of the 2011 New York Musical Theatre Festival and will play at The Theatre at St. Clements (423 West 46th Street) in Manhattan beginning September 26 - with only 6 performances available. (more...)

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