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Tony Winner Alfie Boe Performs FINDING NEVERLAND on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - May 9, 2016

Tony Winner Alfie Boe stopped by this morning's 'Today' to perform the title song from Broadway's FINDING NEVERLAND. The actor recently stepped into the role of author 'J.M. Barrie' in the production. (more...)

Hottest Articles on for 5/1/2016 - 5/8/2016
by BWW - May 8, 2016

Hottest Articles on from 5/1/2016 - 5/8/2016. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/7/2016
by - May 7, 2016's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/7/2016. (more...)

THE PEARL FISHERS, THE SNOW QUEEN and More Set for Tulsa Opera's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Tulsa Opera announces a thrilling lineup of four productions for the 2016-2017 Season. (more...)

THE BIG DRY Opens in June at Ensemble Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Imagine a world of dust. A future where water drips brown from the taps. Where dust storms reduce houses to rubble. Where a young boy, George (Rory Potter) and his younger brother, Beeper (played alternatively by Jack Andrew & Noah Sturzaker), fight to survive while waiting for their father to return home.  And where a young rebellious girl, Emily (Sofia Nolan), won't take no for an answer. Imagine the future. Imagine The Big Dry. (more...)

Metropolitan Opera Announces Cast Updates for NORMA, LA BOHEME
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Due to Anna Netrebko's recent decision not to add the title role in Bellini's Norma to her repertory, the Metropolitan Opera and the Royal Opera, Covent Garden-where she was scheduled to debut the role-as well as the Vienna State Opera and Dallas Opera have announced several related cast changes. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Opera Theatre of St. Louis delights with 'La boheme'
by Steve Callahan - May 23, 2016

OTSL has opened a delicious 'La Boheme'. (more...)

Australian Opera Celebrates 100th Performance of LA BOHEME
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Gale Edward's wildly successful production of La Boheme is about to celebrate its 100th performance. This story of first love continues to be one of the most well-loved and accessible operas of all time, perfect for a first experience at the opera. Serving as the inspiration behind Rent, and Baz Luhrman's Moulin Rouge, this timeless classic transports viewers to another world. (more...)

Madison Opera's LA BOHEME and THE TALES OF HOFFMANN to Air on WPR
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Madison Opera partners with Wisconsin Public Radio to present recorded broadcasts of Puccini's La Bohème on Saturday, May 14 and Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffmann on Saturday, May 21. Both broadcasts begin at 1pm and listeners can tune into WPR on 88.7FM or stream online at (more...)

Douglas Hodge & Kelli Barrett to Star in MY FAIR LADY at Bay Street Theater; Michael Arden Will Direct!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Bay Street Theater has announced some of the principal cast of MY FAIR LADY, Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Music by Frederick Loewe, Based on Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw & Gabriel Pascal's motion picture, and Directed by Michael Arden, Tony Award nominee and Outer Critics Circle Award winner for Best Director of a Musical for the Broadway revival of (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Michael Ball & Alfie Boe Join Forces for TOGETHER Album and Tour!
by Stage Tube - May 17, 2016

Two of the greatest voices in the world, the nation's leading musical theatre star, Michael Ball and the nation's favorite tenor, Alfie Boe, have just announced that they are joining forces for the first time, to record a brand new album as well as take to the stage for a unique UK Headline Tour- Together. (more...)

Claybourne Elder, Gay Men's Chorus of Washington DC & More Set for Signature's Sizzlin' Summer Nights Cabaret Series
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Virginia's Signature Theatre opens its' air-conditioned doors once again for the annual Sizzlin' Summer Nights Series. Two and a half weeks of live music and performances by Signature favorites, DC area stars, and some of New York's most exciting Broadway performers. The cabaret series runs July 5 through July 22, with a different performance every night. (more...)

by Michael Rabice - May 16, 2016

Out of a sense of homegrown spirit and pride, Nickel City Opera enlisted the 27 time ASCAP award winning composer, Persis Vehar to set a libretto to music based on the assassination of President William McKinley at the 1901 Pan American Exposition by Polish-American dissident and self proclaimed anarchist Leon Czolgosz. Commissioned by Dr. Judith Wolf and written by librettist Gabrielle Vehar, 'SHOT!' dramatizes the events before, during and after President McKinley's death providing the flavor of Buffalo in 1901 including actual songs that were written about the Pan American Exposition and its' relationship to Buffalo. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/14/2016
by - May 14, 2016's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/14/2016. (more...)

Sundog Theatre to Stage Existential Tragicomedy WAITING FOR GODOT
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Sundog Theatre is pleased to announce this summer's acclaimed Samuel Beckett tragicomedy, WAITING FOR GODOT. (more...)

Opera North Announces TOSCA Cast, Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Opera North has announced the principal roles for Tosca, one of its three 2016 mainstage productions. Soprano Sandra Lopez will play the title role of Tosca, while baritones Jeff Gwaltney and Aleksey Bogdanov will play Cavaradossi and Scarpia, respectively. All three are Opera North alumni and have extensive international experience. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Two Hodels! Samantha Massell and Monica Swayne Interview Each Other on FIDDLER and More!
by Stage Tube - May 1, 2016

Samantha Massell and Monica Swayne are currently both playing the role of Hodel in two different productions of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Swayne in Sydney, Australia and Massell on Broadway! The two actresses decided to interview each other, asking questions about Fiddler and more. Check out the video below! (more...)

SDSO's LA BOHEME to Feature Local Children's Chorus
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra and Chorus (SDSO) will perform Puccini's La Bohe?me on Saturday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 20 at 2:30 p.m. at the Washington Pavilion. The concert will feature professional soloists, the SDSO chorus, and a children's chorus comprised of over 30 students from middle schools across Sioux Falls. The SDSO formed the children's chorus speci cally for this production. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Alfie Boe Takes First Bows in FINDING NEVERLAND
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 30, 2016

Tony Award-winner Alfie Boe, the British tenor acclaimed for his role as 'Jean Valjean' in the widely watched 2010 25th anniversary special televised concert at London's O2 arena of LES MISERABLES, again in the West End's 2011 production, and in Broadway's current revival, just took over the role of 'J.M. Barrie' in Broadway's FINDING NEVERLAND. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from his first official curtain call! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: FIDDLER's Samantha Massell Sings 'God Help the Outcasts' at 54 Below
by Stage Tube - Mar 27, 2016

Samantha Massell was featured at 54 Below's 'Broadway Princess Party' earlier this month, singing 'God Help the Outcasts' from Disney's THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME. Check out the video here! (more...)

Whoa, Mama! Meet the Full Cast of BRIGHT STAR, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 24, 2016

With direction by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie and choreography by Josh Rhodes, BRIGHT STAR began performances on February 25th and opens officially tonight, March 24th, 2016 at at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast and watch interviews with the company! (more...)

BWW Interview: Tenor Matthew Polenzani - Boy Toy of the Tudor Queens
by Richard Sasanow - Mar 22, 2016

Tenor Matthew Polenzani--he of the refined singing, elegant deportment and serious nature--is having a great season at the Met, with major roles in a pair of new productions. First, he was Nadir, whose love for the priestess Leila (Diana Damrau) tempts her to give up her vows in Bizet's LES PECHEURS DE PERLES (THE PEARL FISHERS). Now he's working his mojo on no less than Elisabetta (Elizabeth I, the Virgin Queen of England), in the new production of Donizetti's ROBERTO DEVEREUX at the Met, premiering March 24. (more...)

Andrew Lippa Musical THE MAN IN THE CEILING & More Set for Bay Street's New Works Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

 Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the 3rd ANNUAL NEW WORKS FESTIVAL, April 29 - May 1. THE READINGS ARE FREE. Reserve seats online at or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Valentine's Day Weekend Concert, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2016

PITTSBURGH - Give your loved one the gift of music at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's BNY Mellon Grand Classics Valentine's Day weekend concert, "Romeo and Juliet and Carmen," on February 12 and 14 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Opera Columbus to Stage New Production of LA BOHEME
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Puccini's most popular opera, this immortal tale depicts the tragic love affair between penniless poet Rodolfo and his equally impoverished seamstress neighbor Mimi, living in a community of young, bohemian artists. In this modern, new production by Opera Columbus, its cast of emerging, young artists, including soprano Talya Lieberman, winner of Opera Columbus' 2014 Cooper-Bing Vocal Competition, find themselves navigating the wreckage of post-Katrina New Orleans. (more...)

Fiddlehead to Host Free Master Class with Original RENT Cast Member Fredi Walker-Brown
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

In celebration of Fiddlehead Theatre Company's 20th Anniversary Production of the iconic musical RENT (February 5-21, 2016 at the Back Bay Events Center - 180 Berkeley Street, Boston), original RENT cast member and Broadway star Fredi Walker-Browne will present a free seminar called "Storytelling for Actors" on Saturday, February 6th at the Back Bay Events Center, between 12-4 pm.  (more...)

BWW Review: All Puccini, All the Time at the Met with LA BOHEME and TURANDOT
by Richard Sasanow - Jan 25, 2016

Sometimes, the Metropolitan Opera seems like an endless Puccini festival. It's particularly apparent this season, when top dogs La Boheme, TOSCA and MADAMA BUTTERFLY are joined by TURANDOT and MANON LESCAUT, which are not second drawer, though certainly less popular than the first three. (Let's see how that descriptor applies to the latter when Jonas Kaufmann steps on stage for the new production of LESCAUT.) (more...)

Pepperdine Opera Program to Present THE MAGIC FLUTE, 2/25 & 27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

The Pepperdine University Flora L. Thornton Opera Program presents Mozart's most enduring comedy, The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflote), sung in the original German with English subtitles and dialogue in English, at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday and Saturday, February 25 and 27, at Smothers Theatre on Pepperdine's Malibu campus. (more...)

OperaUpClose to Present Bizet's CARMEN at Coventry's Belgrade Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

?Following the success of La Boheme, La Traviata and The Marriage of Figaro, Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose return to the Belgrade Theatre stage with their new English version of Bizet's wildly popular opera on Tues 19 Jan. (more...)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Cast Recording to Feature Bonus Track From Violinist Itzhak Perlman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

  The producers of the Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof announce that ITZHAK PERLMAN, the reigning virtuoso of the violin, has recorded a special bonus track for the upcoming New Broadway Cast Album of Fiddler on the Roof.  PERLMAN has recorded 'Excerpts from Fiddler on the Roof' arranged by John Williams. (more...)

Baz Luhrmann Musical STAR CROSSED LOVE Will Open in Vegas This June
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

According to an Equity casting notice, Las Vegas is about to get a taste of Baz Luhrmann. Auditions will begin soon for BAZ: STAR CROSSED LOVE, with direction by Anderson Davis, and musical direction by Jesse Vargas. Performances will begin on June 25, 2016. (more...)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Cast Album Gets New Bonus Track from Adam Kantor & Alexandra Silber
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

The upcoming FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Broadway Cast Album will feature an additional bonus track from co-stars Adam Kantor and Alexandra Silber! (more...)

THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW Extends Through April Off-Broadway
by BroadwayWorld JR - Feb 25, 2016

Due to popular demand, the critically acclaimed, sold-out family show, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show will extend its run at the 47th Street Theatre (304 W 47th St.) through April 17, 2016, originally slated to close on March 27. (more...)

Official: Alfie Boe and Sally Ann Triplett Will Fly Into FINDING NEVERLAND This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

It's official! Tony Award-winner Alfie Boe, the British tenor acclaimed for his role as 'Jean Valjean' in the widely watched 2010 25th anniversary special televised concert at London's O2 arena of LES MISERABLES, and then again in the West End's 2011 production, will take over the role of 'J.M. Barrie' in Broadway's FINDING NEVERLAND on Tuesday, March, 29. No word yet on whether he will travel with the show when it returns to London in January 2017.  (more...)

New Production of Puccini's Romance MANON LESCAUT to Open This Month at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

The Met's new production of Puccini's MANON LESCAUT opens February 12 with Kristine Opolais as the seductive, tragic heroine and Roberto Alagna in a role debut as her ardent lover, the Chevalier des Grieux. (more...)

Broadway Records Will Release FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Cast Album in March!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Big news for Fiddler fans! Broadway Records has just announced plans to release a New Broadway Cast Album of Fiddler on the Roof. It will have its worldwide release on March 18th and be available to purchase at The Broadway Theatre beginning March 8th. (more...)

Tickets to THE SOUND OF MUSIC National Tour at Fisher Theatre on Sale 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

Tickets go on sale for the brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien on Sunday, February 28. This lavish new production will make its Detroit premiere May 10-22 at The Fisher Theatre as part of a North American tour.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Drew Seigla- Don't Mute This Tenor
by Joseph F. Panarello - Feb 17, 2016

Drew Seigla, who is THE FANTASTICKS' current Mute, branches out as an opera director and concert performer (more...)

Broadway's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Now on Sale Through Labor Day
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

The producers of the Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof announced today that a new block of tickets for the critically acclaimed revival are now on sale through Labor Day.  Tickets are available online via, by phone at (212) 239-6200, or in person at the Broadway Theatre Box Office (1681 Broadway, at 53rd Street). (more...)

Royal Family Productions Offers Additional Performance of ROCK AND ROLL REFUGEE on 2/15
by Louisa Brady - Feb 14, 2016

Due to popular demand, Royal Family Productions (Katie Avebe, Mary Bernardi, Chris Henry and Andy Theodorou, Founders; Michael Perreca, Executive Director) will offer an additional performance of their hit musical Rock and Roll Refugee on Monday, February 15 at 5:30pm. (more...)

Broadway's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF to Donate Portion of Ticket Sales to Flint, MI This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

The producers of the hit Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof announced this morning that the production will donate $2 from every full-price ticket purchased to the show for all February 2016 performances to The United Way of Genesee County's Flint Water Fund, which directly provides aid the Michigan city's residents, currently suffering from a critical drinking water contamination crisis.  (more...)

CANDY'S CABARET LIVE Set for La Boheme, 5/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

With all the recent, tragic news of arts funding cuts, a new collaboration dares to rise defiantly from the ashes, starting this May 8 at La Boheme, Adelaide's original home of Cabaret, in Grote Street. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Recently nominated for a coveted Drama Desk Award and The Off-Broadway Alliance Award, the producers of the critically acclaimed, sold-out family show, THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW will offer a new block of tickets beginning June 11, 2016. (more...)

The Mannes Opera of the New School to Present LITTLE WOMEN Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

The New School's College of Performing Arts is pleased to announce that the acclaimed Mannes Opera Young Artists, conducted by Artistic Director Joseph Colaneri, will give two fully-staged performances of Mark Adamo's LITTLE WOMEN with the Mannes Orchestra. (more...)

Opera Star Stefan Pop Coming to Liverpool
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Tickets are now on sale for worldwide celebrated opera tenor, Stefan Pop, who will perform a recital at St George's Hall on June 25th 2016 as part of the hugely successful The Liverpool Opera - Four Seasons concert series.  It will be the third in the highly acclaimed series of operas presented by Guliand Management who have brought the stars of Placido Domingo's Operalia, the World Opera Competition, to Liverpool. (more...)

LA BOHÈME IN DISTRICT SIX Coming to Cape Town for the Suidoosterfees
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Giacomo Puccini's popular opera classic, LA BOHÈME, is once again coming to Cape Town, staged this time as LA BOHÈME IN DISTRICT SIX. Presented by the collaborative production company, Africa Arts, the show will run as part of the Suidoosterfees at the Artscape Theatre Centre in Cape Town. (more...)

Hottest Articles on for 4/10/2016 - 4/17/2016
by BWW - Apr 17, 2016

Hottest Articles on from 4/10/2016 - 4/17/2016. (more...)

LA Opera to Present Puccini's LA BOHEME
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

La Bohème, one of the world's most beloved operas, will be the final mainstage production in LA Opera's 30th Anniversary Season. Giacomo Puccini's heartbreaking tragedy will have eight performances at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (135 N. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, 90012) from May 14 through June 12, 2016.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Alfie Boe in FINDING NEVERLAND!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Tony Award-winner Alfie Boe, the British tenor acclaimed for his role as 'Jean Valjean' in the widely watched 2010 25th anniversary special televised concert at London's O2 arena of LES MISERABLES, again in the West End's 2011 production, and in Broadway's current revival, recently took over the role of 'J.M. Barrie' in Broadway's FINDING NEVERLAND. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at Boe in action! (more...)

Riverside Opera to Celebrate 20th Anniversary, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

The Riverside Opera Company Turns 20 and celebrates with a performance that features music from iconic operas as well as some tunes from favorite artists and a special Orchestra arrangement. ROC Turns 20 is under the direction of its founder Maestro Alan Aurelia on Saturday,  April  30, 8 p.m.  at The Music Hall at Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, New York. For information contact: or call Riverside Opera Company at 718-876-7945.  For tickets:   $15 general admission(at the door); $15 advance tickets (brown paper tix);$15 Seniors and Veterans; Children and students free. (more...)

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