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Flood Stage Productions Presents RENT 9/17-9/25
by Chris Gibson - Sep 9, 2010

Flood Stage Productions present Jonathon Larson's rock opera RENT running 9/17-9/25 at the Grand Opera House on Main Street in St. Charles. RENT is Larson's reworking of Puccini's La Boheme, and tells the stories of young artists and musicians who are struggling to survive and create in New York's Lower East Side, while dealing with the spectre of AIDS. (more...)

Boiler Room Theatre Presents RENT 10/1-31
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2010

The Boiler Room Theatre (in The Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Road, Bldg Six, Franklin) continues its 10th Anniversary season with the game-changing musical that defined a generation and heralded the beginning of a new age of Broadway musicals. (more...)

NYMF Announces Special Events And Next Broadway Sensation Competition
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2010

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) is proud to announce several special events that will take place alongside the Festival's 30 new musical productions, including an opening night gala celebration and master class with Baz Luhrmann and the 2010 NYMF's Next Broadway Sensation Competition. (more...)

Teatro Colon Presents La Boheme 8/26-9/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2010

Teatro Colón presenta La Boheme jugando del 26 agosto al 6 de septiembre.Música: Giacomo Puccini, Libreto: Luigi Illica y Giuseppe Giacosa, Basado en Escenas de la vida bohemia de Henri Murger, Nueva producción Teatro Colón (more...)

Runaway Stage Productions Presents RENT, 9/3-26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2010

Based loosely on Puccini's La Boheme, RENT tells the story of a group of friends struggling with love, drugs and AIDS. Among the group are the narrator - nerdy filmmaker Mark, his former lover, Maureen; Maureen's public interest lawyer lesbian lover Joanne; Mark's roommate HIV+ former drug addict, Roger; Roger's lover the HIV+ drug addited exotic dancer, Mimi; their former roomate HIV+ compuer genius Tom Collins; Collins' HIV+drag queen street musician lover Angel, and Benmjamin Coffin III, a former member of the group who, after marrying a wealthy woman, has since become their landlord and the opposite of the group's Bohemian values. The second act is filled with tragedy as Angel dies and couples break up. But at the vry end, when Mimi is abou to die, Roger is able to sing one song that brings her back to life and leaves the audience with a sense of hope. (more...)

Vienna State Opera Presents A Revival of La Boheme
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2010

Am Montag, 6. Spetember 2010 steht an der Wiener Staatsoper die Wiederaufnahme von Puccinis 'La Bohème' unter der musikalischen Leitung von Generalmusikdirektor Franz Welser-Möst auf dem Programm. Die Dekorationen der legendären Inszenierung von Franco Zeffirelli, die im Haus am Ring bereits rund 380 Mal zu sehen war, wurden zum Teil erneuert und neu beleuchtet. (more...)

JPAS' LA BOHEME Tours New Orleans & the Northshore, Hits The Road 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2010

Jefferson Performing Arts Society (JPAS) is thrilled to present Puccini's most beloved opera La Boheme. (more...)

SHOW CHOIR! Plays The New York Musical Theatre Festival 9/28-10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2010

The New York Musical Theatre festival, Sound Street Productions & Julie Miller present SHOW CHOIR! - THE MUSICAL, an original musical comedy that takes place in a not too distant future, when international pop phenomenon The Symphonic Sensations rise from a small town high school show choir, to big time show biz success, complete with an explosion of tight harmonies & jazz hands. (more...)

SHOW CHOIR! Plays The New York Musical Theatre Festival 9/28-10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2010

The New York Musical Theatre festival, Sound Street Productions & Julie Miller present SHOW CHOIR! - THE MUSICAL, an original musical comedy that takes place in a not too distant future, when international pop phenomenon The Symphonic Sensations rise from a small town high school show choir, to big time show biz success, complete with an explosion of tight harmonies & jazz hands. (more...)

Tix Now on Sale for Met Opera's 2010-2011 Season, Featuring LA BOHEME & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2010

Tickets and packages for the 2010-2011 season at the Metropolitan Opera are now on sale.This season's performances will feature shows like Giacomo Puccini's La Boheme, Georges Bizet's Carmen and Mozart's The Magic Flute. Overall, the season will include seven new productions and 21 revivals. (more...)

Jefferson Performing Arts Society Hosts 15th Annual Pasta & Puccini Gala, 10/29
by Leslie Fazin - Sep 27, 2010

Jefferson Performing Arts Society's (JPAS) 15th Annual Pasta & Puccini Gala will be held on Friday, October 29, 2010 at InterContinental New Orleans, 444 St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans. Doors will open at 6:30PM. Gala patrons will enjoy an evening of world class entertainment, delicious food donated by a wide array of local restaurants and caterers and exciting auctions to the music of the great Giacomo Puccini. Proceeds from this annual fundraiser will benefit the Jefferson Performing Arts Society's annual theatrical productions and arts outreach programming that annually enrich and serve over 20,000 arts patrons and reach over 10,000 youth throughout five parishes in Southern Louisiana. (more...)

Runaway Stage Productions Presents RENT, 9/3-26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2010

Based loosely on Puccini's La Boheme, RENT tells the story of a group of friends struggling with love, drugs and AIDS. Among the group are the narrator - nerdy filmmaker Mark, his former lover, Maureen; Maureen's public interest lawyer lesbian lover Joanne; Mark's roommate HIV+ former drug addict, Roger; Roger's lover the HIV+ drug addited exotic dancer, Mimi; their former roomate HIV+ compuer genius Tom Collins; Collins' HIV+drag queen street musician lover Angel, and Benmjamin Coffin III, a former member of the group who, after marrying a wealthy woman, has since become their landlord and the opposite of the group's Bohemian values. The second act is filled with tragedy as Angel dies and couples break up. But at the vry end, when Mimi is abou to die, Roger is able to sing one song that brings her back to life and leaves the audience with a sense of hope. (more...)

Ocean State Theatre Company Welcomes Theatre By The Sea Alumni for Fundraiser, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2010

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), the not-for-profit producing entity at the historic Theatre By The Sea, is thrilled to announce a partial cast list for their first fundraising event Beyond the Sea, sponsored by First Trade Union Bank, Amtrak and Liberty Rentals, to be held on Saturday, September 25, 2010. (more...)

Michael McGrath To Appear At OSTC Fundraiser at Theatre By The Sea 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2010

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), the not-for-profit producing entity at the historic Theatre By The Sea, is thrilled to announce that Broadway's Michael McGrath, currently appearing in Memphis on Broadway (2010 Tony Award for Best Musical), will be joining fellow Theatre By The Sea alumni for OSTC's first fundraising event Beyond the Sea, sponsored by First Trade Union Bank, Amtrak, Liberty Rentals and Porter Airlines, to be held on Saturday, September 25, 2010. (more...)

SHINE! The Horatio Alger Musical Completes Casting For Run at Theatre at St. Clements
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2010

SHINE! The Horatio Alger Musical with a Book by Richard Seff; Music by Roger Dean Anderson and Lyrics by Lee Goldsmith is being presented by Other Side Productions (Peter Mercurio, Chuck Blasius - Co-Artistic Directors) as part of the New York Musical Theatre Festival at The Theater at St. Clements, 423 West 46th Street. (more...)

SHOW CHOIR! Plays The New York Musical Theatre Festival 9/28-10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2010

The New York Musical Theatre festival, Sound Street Productions & Julie Miller present SHOW CHOIR! - THE MUSICAL, an original musical comedy that takes place in a not too distant future, when international pop phenomenon The Symphonic Sensations rise from a small town high school show choir, to big time show biz success, complete with an explosion of tight harmonies & jazz hands. (more...)

Michael McGrath To Appear At OSTC Fundraiser at Theatre By The Sea 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2010

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), the not-for-profit producing entity at the historic Theatre By The Sea, is thrilled to announce that Broadway's Michael McGrath, currently appearing in Memphis on Broadway (2010 Tony Award for Best Musical), will be joining fellow Theatre By The Sea alumni for OSTC's first fundraising event Beyond the Sea, sponsored by First Trade Union Bank, Amtrak, Liberty Rentals and Porter Airlines, to be held on Saturday, September 25, 2010. (more...)

The King's Head Theatre Relaunches as London's Little Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2010

London's very first fringe venue, the King's Head Theatre, opened in 1970 in the back room of a Victorian pub in Islington by maverick American Dan?Crawford, was the first pub theatre in England since the days of Shakespeare. Now the creative baton at this legendary venue has been handed over to an award-winning Australian producer-director, Adam Spreadbury-Maher, and his appointment as Artistic Director, heralds major changes. (more...)

Metropolitan Opera Announces A Cast Change For LA BOHEME Advisory
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2010

Takesha Meshe Kizart will make her Met debut as Musetta in Puccini's La Boheme on October 16. She also sings performances on October 20, 23, 28, November 1, and 5, replacing Kristine Opolais, who has withdrawn. (more...)

Skylight Opera Theatre Presents Dames at Sea 9/17-10/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2010

Dames at Sea is a musical parody of the grand and glorious Busby Berkeley movie musicals of the 1930s. (more...)

Lucas' KING KONG Musical Sets Sights on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2010

Carmen Pavlovic, C.E.O. of Global Creatures, the company behind the phenomenal world-wide success, Walking with Dinosaurs - the Arena Spectacular, has announced that a creative team has been assembled and work has begun on KING KONG - Live on Stage, an entirely new production conceived for the Broadway stage. KING KONG - Live on Stage is authorized by the estate of Merian C. Cooper (Creator of KING KONG and director of the 1933 film). (more...)

Flood Stage Productions Presents RENT 9/17-9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2010

Flood Stage Productions present Jonathon Larson's rock opera RENT running 9/17-9/25 at the Grand Opera House on Main Street in St. Charles. RENT is Larson's reworking of Puccini's La Boheme, and tells the stories of young artists and musicians who are struggling to survive and create in New York's Lower East Side, while dealing with the spectre of AIDS. (more...)

Paulo Szot to Play Cafe Carlyle 9/14-9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2010

Tony Award winner Paulo Szot is set to make his Cafe Carlyle debut September 14 through 25. (more...)

SHOW CHOIR! Plays The New York Musical Theatre Festival 9/28-10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2010

The New York Musical Theatre festival, Sound Street Productions & Julie Miller present SHOW CHOIR! - THE MUSICAL, an original musical comedy that takes place in a not too distant future, when international pop phenomenon The Symphonic Sensations rise from a small town high school show choir, to big time show biz success, complete with an explosion of tight harmonies & jazz hands. (more...)

Photo Flash: Boiler Room Theatre to Produce RENT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2010

The Boiler Room Theatre (BRT), Williamson County's residentprofessional theatre company, continues its 10 th season with Jonathan Larson's musicalRent opening October 1, 2010 at the theatre, located in the historic Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Rd., Building Six, in Franklin, Tenn. for a run through October 31. (more...)

BWW Reviews: RENT - The Bohemian Life Lived Unintelligibly But With Verve at Toby's
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Oct 2, 2010

Great performances, challenging issues, iffy sound. If you know the show, great. If you're a newbie, come, but bone up on the lyrics first. (more...)

The Atlanta Opera Opens La Boheme, 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2010

The Atlanta Opera presents La bohème. Music by Giacomo Puccini for Four Performances at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre (more...)

Boiler Room Theatre Presents RENT 10/1-31
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2010

The Boiler Room Theatre (in The Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Road, Bldg Six, Franklin) continues its 10th Anniversary season with the game-changing musical that defined a generation and heralded the beginning of a new age of Broadway musicals. (more...)

Cherie Gil: MASTER CLASS Is Tougher Than DOUBT
by Oliver Oliveros - Jul 27, 2010

On its tenth anniversary, the Philippine Opera Company ('La Boheme', 'Harana') brings back its critically acclaimed production of Terrence McNally's 1996 Tony award-winning play 'Master Class', starring Philippine cinema icon Ms. Gil in the role of the opera world's grand dame Maria Callas (1923-1977). Presented in a master class format, the straight play explores what could have transpired inside the opera's classroom with Callas at the Juilliard 1971-72, at the time when the dramatic soprano had already lost her voice. (more...)

RENT Comes To NJPAC's Victoria Theater, 7/16-25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2010

Talented young actors from across New Jersey will breathe new life into Jonathan Larson's Broadway-changing, Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical, Rent, this summer in the annual summer musical collaboration between the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) and the New Jersey Youth Theatre (NJYT). (more...)

Good Night Out Presents SUBS July 25- August 14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2010

Good Night Out Presents the World Premiere of SUBS By R.J. Purdey 25th July - 14th August 2010 (PRESS NIGHT: Tuesday 27th JULY at 7pm) (more...)

RENT Comes To NJPAC's Victoria Theater, 7/16-25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2010

Talented young actors from across New Jersey will breathe new life into Jonathan Larson's Broadway-changing, Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical, Rent, this summer in the annual summer musical collaboration between the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) and the New Jersey Youth Theatre (NJYT). (more...)

Photo Flash: Sonnet Rep Presents TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2010

Following their sold out run of Richard II, Sonnet Repertory Theatre presents Twelfth Night at The Theatre at St. Clement's this July. Director Michael Lluberes brings a new vision of Twelfth Night to the Sonnet Rep stage. By turns sad and hilarious, this Twelfth Night is an exploration of love in all its forms: obsessive, beautiful, sexy, manic and mad. (more...)

South Bend Civic Theatre Presents RENT, 7/23-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2010

The South Bend Civic Theatre in South Bend, Indiana will present Jonathan Larson's musical RENT. The production, which will be directed by David Case, is described as a story in which, 'Seven friends struggle through the tumultuous challenges of our time - a world where dreams survive muggings and starvation, where friendships withstand homelessness, where AIDS and abiding love live side by side, where drugs and sex are tempting distractions from life's harsh realities... but, finally, where guardian angels still exist. Incredible music, absorbing story, fascinating characters ... A surging, life-confirming powerhouse of a musical, loosely based on the heart-pounding story from La Boheme.' The production will run from July 23 to August 8. (more...)

Sonnet Repertory Theatre Presents TWELFTH NIGHT 7/23-8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2010

Following their sold out run of Richard II, Sonnet Repertory Theatre presents Twelfth Night at The Theatre at St. Clement's this July. Director Michael Lluberes brings a new vision of Twelfth Night to the Sonnet Rep stage. By turns sad and hilarious, this Twelfth Night is an exploration of love in all its forms: obsessive, beautiful, sexy, manic and mad. (more...)

Sonnet Repertory Theatre Presents TWELFTH NIGHT 7/23-8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2010

Following their sold out run of Richard II, Sonnet Repertory Theatre presents Twelfth Night at The Theatre at St. Clement's this July. Director Michael Lluberes brings a new vision of Twelfth Night to the Sonnet Rep stage. By turns sad and hilarious, this Twelfth Night is an exploration of love in all its forms: obsessive, beautiful, sexy, manic and mad. (more...)

Mackey, Greenberg, Daggett Star In Theatrical Gems's MR. PRESIDENT Benefit 7/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2010

Larry Daggett (Ragtime, Candide), Kimberly Faye Greenberg (Danny and Sylvia, OneNight with Fanny Brice), and Erin Mackey (Wicked, Sondheim on Sondheim) are set to star ina one-night-only performance of Irving Berlin's last Broadway musical Mr. President, presented July 18 in Manhattan to benefit the Actors Fund. (more...)

RENT at the Bowl Weekend Roundup - New Photos, Reviews & More
by BWW - Aug 9, 2010

The Hollywood Bowl cast, featuring Vannesa Hudgens, Wayne Brady, Aaron Tveit, Skylar Astin, Tracie Thoms completed its successful weekend run on Sunday night. (more...)

South Bend Civic Theatre To Present RENT, 7/23-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2010

The South Bend Civic Theatre in South Bend, Indiana will present Jonathan Larson's musical RENT. The production, which will be directed by David Case, is described as a story in which, 'Seven friends struggle through the tumultuous challenges of our time - a world where dreams survive muggings and starvation, where friendships withstand homelessness, where AIDS and abiding love live side by side, where drugs and sex are tempting distractions from life's harsh realities... but, finally, where guardian angels still exist. Incredible music, absorbing story, fascinating characters ... A surging, life-confirming powerhouse of a musical, loosely based on the heart-pounding story from La Boheme.' The production will run from July 23 to August 8. (more...)

RENT Plays the Hollywood Bowl This Summer, 8/6-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2010

Amid concerts and events this summer at the Hollywood Bowl, a production of Jonathan Larson's Tony-winning RENT is set to run three performances at the Bowl from August 6 through August 8, 2010. The cast for this production will be announced at a later date. (more...)

RENT Plays the Hollywood Bowl, 8/6-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2010

Amid concerts and events this summer at the Hollywood Bowl, a production of Jonathan Larson's Tony-winning RENT is set to run three performances at the Bowl from August 6 through August 8, 2010. The cast for this production will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera Opens Season With New Production of Madame Butterfly 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2010

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) launches its 56th season with Giacomo Puccini's Madame Butterfly. 'Madame Butterfly is all at once extraordinarily popular and heartbreaking,' explained HGO's General Director and CEO Anthony Freud. (more...)

Ocean State Theatre Company Welcomes Theatre By The Sea Alumni for Fundraiser, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2010

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), the not-for-profit producing entity at the historic Theatre By The Sea, is thrilled to announce a partial cast list for their first fundraising event Beyond the Sea, sponsored by First Trade Union Bank, Amtrak and Liberty Rentals, to be held on Saturday, September 25, 2010. (more...)

Skylight Opera Theatre Presents Dames at Sea 9/17-10/3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2010

Dames at Sea is a musical parody of the grand and glorious Busby Berkeley movie musicals of the 1930s. (more...)

The Atlanta Opera Announces Cast And Creative Team For La Boheme, Tix On Sale 9/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2010

The Atlanta Opera presents La bohème. Music by Giacomo Puccini for Four Performances at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre (more...)

Runaway Stage Productions Presents RENT, 9/3-26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2010

Based loosely on Puccini's La Boheme, RENT tells the story of a group of friends struggling with love, drugs and AIDS. Among the group are the narrator - nerdy filmmaker Mark, his former lover, Maureen; Maureen's public interest lawyer lesbian lover Joanne; Mark's roommate HIV+ former drug addict, Roger; Roger's lover the HIV+ drug addited exotic dancer, Mimi; their former roomate HIV+ compuer genius Tom Collins; Collins' HIV+drag queen street musician lover Angel, and Benmjamin Coffin III, a former member of the group who, after marrying a wealthy woman, has since become their landlord and the opposite of the group's Bohemian values. The second act is filled with tragedy as Angel dies and couples break up. But at the vry end, when Mimi is abou to die, Roger is able to sing one song that brings her back to life and leaves the audience with a sense of hope. (more...)

Teatro Colon Presents La Boheme 8/26-9/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2010

Teatro Colón presenta La Boheme jugando del 26 agosto al 6 de septiembre.Música: Giacomo Puccini, Libreto: Luigi Illica y Giuseppe Giacosa, Basado en Escenas de la vida bohemia de Henri Murger, Nueva producción Teatro Colón (more...)

Baz Luhrmann Named Honorary Chairman of NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2010

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) is proud to announce that Oscar and Tony nominee, writer/producer/director Baz Luhrmann has been named the honorary chairman of the 2010 festival beginning September 27th through October 17th. (more...)

Good Night Out Presents SUBS July 25- August 14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2010

Good Night Out Presents the World Premiere of SUBS By R.J. Purdey 25th July - 14th August 2010 (PRESS NIGHT: Tuesday 27th JULY at 7pm) (more...)

Sonnet Repertory Theatre's TWELFTH NIGHT Ends Run
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2010

Following their sold out run of Richard II, Sonnet Repertory Theatre presents Twelfth Night at The Theatre at St. Clement's this July. Director Michael Lluberes brings a new vision of Twelfth Night to the Sonnet Rep stage. By turns sad and hilarious, this Twelfth Night is an exploration of love in all its forms: obsessive, beautiful, sexy, manic and mad. (more...)

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