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Mandell Weiss Theatre (San Diego, CA, )
San Diego, CA,

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Based on the novel by Prosper Mťrimťe

Audiences will be seduced by the physicality and energy of Amedeo Amodio's dramatic Carmen. Accompanied by Georges Bizet's famous score, obsession, intensity and drama are found in this modern-day reimagining of one of the world's most famous operas. The honorable soldier Don Jose. The proud toreador Escamillo. And Carmen, the seductive and passionate woman they both love. The stage is set for a tangled tale of passion and betrayal told through classical ballet with a contemporary edge.



Inside Look at May's OPERA NEWS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

The May issue of OPERA NEWS, the leading voice in North America that reports on opera internationally, features the visionary Cecilia Bartoli, the first woman to serve as an artistic director at Salzburg,  on the cover for the first time in a decade. (more...)

Kirstin Chavez Returns to the UK with One-Woman Show CARMEN: FIRE AND FATE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Following her debut solo recital at Cadogan Hall in 2016, internationally renowned mezzo-soprano Kirstin Chavez returns to the UK to perform her conceptual production Carmen - Fire and Fate, a one-woman show with dancing, drama and Bizet's stunning music. (more...)

Listen to It on Repeat! GROUNDHOG DAY Original Broadway Cast Recording Drops on Digital Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Masterworks Broadway and Broadway Records have announced the release of Groundhog Day The Musical - Original Broadway Cast Recording. Produced by Chris Nightingale, Tim Minchin, and Michael Croiter, the album is available digitally beginning today, April 21, and on CD May 12. (more...)

Israeli Opera Presents Revenge Campaign LA FORZA DEL DESTINO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The New Israeli Opera will present in a new production 'La forza del destino' by Verdi, conducted by the musical director of the Israeli Opera Daniel Oren, directed by Pier Francesco Maestrini and performed by international and Israeli soloists, The Opera Orchestra - The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion and The Israeli Opera Chorus conducted by Ethan Schmeisser. (more...)

Opera Ithaca Presents CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Opera Ithaca presents Rossini's comic masterpiece, Cinderella, May 12th thru 14th at the Hangar Theatre marking the 200th anniversary of the premiere of the opera. Norm Johnson directs with choreography by Tucker Davis and featuring the dance ensemble of the Tucker Davis Dance Company. Opera Ithaca Music Director, Richard Montgomery, conducts the orchestra in a reduced orchestration by Magnus Gilljam from London's touring production with English Pocket Opera. (more...)

VH1 to Give Special Look at LOVE & HIP HOP: ATLANTA and BLACK INK CREW
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

VH1 today announced three new specials will be premiering this May to give fans an inside look into the LOVE & HIP HOP: ATLANTA and BLACK INK CREW franchises. 'Love & Hip Hop Atlanta: Joseline's Special Delivery' Premieres Monday, May 1 at 8PM ET/PT (more...)

Publicada la lista de nominados a la 20ª edición de los Premios MAX
by Josť GermŠn MartŪnez Paneque - Apr 20, 2017

El proximo 5 de junio se celebrara en el Palau de les Arts de Valencia la gala de los XX Pemios MAX, y ya se ha publicado el listado de nominados finalistas. (more...)

Alan Gilbert Winds Down His Final Weeks With the NY Phil in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD Concert, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

In the third of Alan Gilbert's final four subscription weeks as New York Philharmonic Music Director, he will lead an enhanced concert production of Wagner's Das Rheingold. Soloists include bass-baritone Eric Owens as Wotan, mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton as Fricka (in her New York Philharmonic debut), baritone Christopher Purves as Alberich (debut), tenor Russell Thomas as Loge, mezzo-soprano Kelley O'Connor as Erda, bass Morris Robinson as Fasolt (debut), bass Stephen Milling as Fafner (debut), soprano Rachel Willis-Sorensen as Freia (debut), tenor Brian Jagde as Froh (debut), bass-baritone Christian Van Horn as Donner (debut), tenor Peter Bronder as Mime (debut), soprano Jennifer Zetlan as Woglinde, mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnson Cano as Wellgunde, and mezzo-soprano Tamara Mumford as Flosshilde. The enhanced concert production will be directed by Louisa Muller with costume design - featuring character-based treatment of modern concert attire - by David C. Woolard. The performances will take place Thursday, June 1, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, June 3 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, June 6 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Kelli O'Hara, Bernadette Peters, Joel Grey & More Strut THE LITTLE FOXES Red Carpet
by Walter McBride - Apr 20, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan, opened just last night, Wednesday, April 19, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). The limited engagement began performances on Wednesday, March 29. BroadwayWorld was on hand for opening night and we're taking you to the red carpet below! (more...)

Dance Camera West Presents 16th Annual Dance Media Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Committed to fostering and promoting the vibrant art of dance and dance on film from around the globe, Dance Camera West presents the 16th Annual Dance Media Film Festival, a public event incorporating dance explored through film and live performance. (more...)

Jakub Hr?¬öa To Make New York Philharmonic Debut, 5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Czech conductor Jakub Hr?ša will make his New York Philharmonic debut leading an all-Czech program featuring Dvo?ák's Violin Concerto, with Augustin Hadelich as soloist; three of Dvo?ák's Slavonic Dances (Op. 46, No. 1; Op. 72, No. 2; and Op. 72, No. 7); and Janá?ek's Taras Bulba, Rhapsody for Orchestra, Thursday, May 25, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, May 26 at 2:00 p.m.; and Saturday, May 27 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

STREET SCENE formará parte de la programación 2017-2018 del Teatro Real.
by Josť GermŠn MartŪnez Paneque - Apr 19, 2017

Ya se ha anunciado la programacion de la temporada 2017-2018 del Teatro Real de Madrid, y entre las producciones que se montaran este a√Īo destaca STREET SCENE, que podra verse en Madrid por primera vez entre el 13 y el 18 de febrero y entre el 26 de mayo y 1 de junio de 2018. (more...)

Rory Kinnear, Ben Whishaw, Simon Russell Beale Among Lineup for London Theatre Company's Season at the Bridge Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

London Theatre Company announces the first productions at its new Bridge Theatre, which opens this October on the river by Tower Bridge and City Hall. (more...)

POSTMEN Brings Whirlwind Comedy to Cobra Club
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Powerhouse comedy trio POSTMEN brings their weekly sketch/improv show to Bushwick's Cobra Club every Friday at 7:30. Carmen Christopher (Comedy Central 'Comics to Watch'), Matt Barats (Just For Laughs New Faces), and Anthony Oberbeck (IFC, Comedy Central) perform their frenzied, physical, hyper-absurdist sketch and improv show, formerly a mainstay of the Annoyance Theatre, supported by some of New York's top comedians. (more...)

AJ Glueckert to Replace Jay Hunter Morris in Four Shows at the Met Opera's DER FLIEGENDE HOLLANDER, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

AJ Glueckert will make his Met debut as Erik in Wagner's Der Fliegende Holländer and will sing the role in the first four performances of the opera at the Met this season on April 25, 29matinee, May 4, and 8. The American tenor replaces the originally announced Jay Hunter Morris, who has withdrawn from his scheduled performances for personal reasons. (more...)

Gina Rodriguez to Lend Voice to Netflix Animated Kid Series CARMEN SANDIEGO
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Gina Rodriguez will lend her voice to the title character in Netflix's new animated kids series Carmen SANDIEGO, coming to the streaming service in 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: Reagle Music Theatre Presents REMEMBERING THE 40'S
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston presents Remembering the 40's, a musical tribute to the men and women of the war generation, for three performances only April 22-23, 2017.  (more...)

BWW Review: Stars Shine for Lyrical Tribute to Music and Legacy of Pete Seeger at Kennedy Center
by Jeffrey Walker - Apr 18, 2017

For one night, folk music legend Pete Seeger's legacy in song was celebrated by a diverse array of musical talent. The Kennedy Center Concert Hall stage held a who's who including multiple Grammy winners, living legends and up-and-coming artists performing in tribute to the singer and activist Pete Seeger. Hosted by Larry Groce of National Public Radio's MOUNTAIN STAGE, the long and satisfying evening was officially entitled PETE SEEGER AND THE POWER OF SONG: TRIBUTE TO A FOLK LEGEND. No frills, no fuss, just great music performed with the same simplicity and power Seeger was known for during his own long career. (more...)

BWW Review: THE WOMEN OF PADILLA at TRT is an Extraordinary and Affecting Play
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 18, 2017

'The Women of Padilla,' an extraordinary show, is now being performed at Two River ater (TRT) through April 30th. Written Tony Meneses with direction by Ken Rus Schmoll, the show features an all-female cast that brings the play's characters to life on the Red Bank Stage. (more...)

Florida Grand Opera Presents 'Family Day' Celebration for Mother's Day, 5/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

As a special Mother's Day gift to its community, Florida Grand Opera (FGO) presents a special 'Family Day' celebration on May 14, 2017 at Pompano Beach Cultural Arts Center. The free event runs from 1 pm to 4 pm. (more...)

Dance Theatre of Harlem Announces 6th Annual Vision Gala, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Dance Theatre of Harlem Artistic Director¬†Virginia Johnson¬†and Executive Director¬†Anna Glass. Choreographers¬†Robert Garland,¬†Francesca Harper. Performers/presenters/guests include Grammy Award winning singer and recording artist¬†India.Arie; Artist and Icon¬†Carmen de Lavallade; Co-Host of ¬ďThe View,¬Ē¬†Sunny Hostin; actress¬†Karyn Parsons¬†(¬ďFresh Prince of Bel Air¬Ē); Deputy Mayor¬†Herminia Palacio; ABC 7's¬†Kemberly Richardson; from Jos√© Lim√≥n Dance Foundation, Artistic Director¬†Colin Connor, Executive Director¬†Juan Jos√© Escalante¬†and Legacy Director¬†Carla Maxwell.¬†¬† (more...)

Kevin Ross, Vivian Green, Matthew Sweet and More Headed to City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces emerging star Kevin Ross, R&B singer/songwriter Vivian Green, two nights with Matthew Sweet and more. (more...)

American Blues Theater to Host 2017 RIPPED: THE LIVING NEWSPAPER FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity Ensemble, under the continued leadership of Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside, hosts 2017 Ripped: The Living Newspaper Festival on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (more...)

Recording Artist Deborah Cox to Serve as Women's Choice Award Show Special Correspondent
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The WOMEN'S CHOICE AWARD SHOW announced today that GRAMMY nominated recording artist and Broadway star Deborah Cox will serve as the Women's Choice Award Show Special Correspondent. (more...)

FROM THE HORSE'S MOUTH Celebrates Indian Dance, April 27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

In celebration of the history and scope of Indian dance in America, From the Horse's Mouth will dedicate its next theater/dance performance event to this storied art form, including its early connections to Ruth St. Denis, Ted Shawn, Jack Cole, and the fascinating early Indian dancers in America Balasaraswati, Ragini Devi, Indrani, and many more. Live music will be included in this colorful tribute, curated by Rajika Puri, doyenne of Indian Dance in NYC. (more...)

2017 Richard Tucker Award Goes to Soprano Nadine Sierra
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Soprano Nadine Sierra - who at 28 years old is already establishing herself as a fixture at many of the world's leading opera houses, including those of Paris, Milan, Berlin, and New York - was named today by the Richard Tucker Music Foundation as the winner of the 2017 Richard Tucker Award. (more...)

BWW Opera News: Soprano Nadine Sierra Named 2017 Richard Tucker Award Winner
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 18, 2017

Richard Tucker Music Foundation named soprano Nadine Sierra as winner of 2017 Richard Tucker Award; simultanously, it announced its roster of study and career grant recipients. (more...)

MISS SAIGON Returns to the Bristol Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Cameron Mackintosh is delighted to announce principal casting and further dates for the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of his acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schonberg's legendary musical MISS SAIGON, opening at Curve Leicester where it will play from Saturday 1 July - Saturday 22 July 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: Prospective In-Laws Clash Over Religion In THE PROFANE
by Michael Dale - Apr 17, 2017

From ABIE'S IRISH ROSE to LA CAGE AUX FOLLES and beyond, the conflicts that occur when future in-laws meet for the first time have been a traditional source of comedy for both stage and screen. (more...)

Countdown to ALIEN: COVENANT Continues with Return of 'Alien Day' This April
by Movies News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

In May, everyone will be reminded that in space, no one can hear you scream when Twentieth Century Fox's ALIEN: COVENANT launches into theaters May 19th. To commemorate the return of the iconic Xenomorphs to the big screen (more...)

BWW Review: THE PRODUCERS at Pollard Theatre Company is Not to be Missed
by Robert Barossi - Apr 16, 2017

It's never a good idea to say that anything is a sure thing. On the other hand, when the creative team behind the Broadway smash The Producers put the show together, it must have seemed just a little bit like it could be a sure thing. You had the comic genius of Mel Brooks creating a musical based on his own hysterical movie, with the help of other Broadway heavy hitters like Susan Stroman, who directed and choreographed the original production, as well as major stars like Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick. The show went on to become one of the biggest hits in modern  Broadway memory and the current production at the Pollard Theatre loses none of what made the original such an enormous success. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 15, 2017
by - Apr 15, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Sharon Stone to Be Honored With The Icon Award at 2017 Women's Choice Award Show
by Movies News Desk - Apr 15, 2017

The WOMEN'S CHOICE AWARD SHOW announced today that Oscar nominated actress, producer, director, writer and humanitarian Sharon Stone will be honored with the Icon Award for her lifetime achievement in film and passionate activism to make the world a better place. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Presents PEDALS AND PIPES Concert, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Hear the mighty, one-of-a-kind William J. Gillespie organ in all its acoustic wonder, when outstanding virtuoso Monte Maxwell performs an eclectic program of organ favorites including something for everyone during Pacific Symphony's final ¬ďPedals and Pipes¬Ē concert this season. The renowned organist¬ówho plays for the U.S. Naval Academy's Chapel and has performed for diplomats and national leaders from around the world¬ótravels to Orange County for this showcase of the organ's stunning palette of sounds, often adding his own twist to classic arrangements. The afternoon recital includes the very best of organ music¬ófrom Wagner to Bach, Widor to Bizet, Vierne to Yon and far beyond! The concert takes place Sunday, April 30, at 3 p.m. in the Ren√©e and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Tickets are $10-$50. For more information or to purchase tickets call (714) 755-5799 or visit www.PacificSymphony.org.¬† (more...)

Roberto Alagna to Star in CYRANO DE BERGERAC at the Met Opera, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Roberto Alagna¬†adds a new role to his extensive Met repertory with his first performances as the title character in¬†Cyrano de Bergerac,¬†opening¬†May 2.¬†Marco Armiliato¬†conducts the revival of Alfano's rarely performed opera, which will be staged for four performances through¬†Saturday, May 13. American soprano¬†Jennifer Rowley¬†makes her role debut as Roxane, Cyrano's secret love, in a cast that also features¬†Atalla Ayan¬†as Christian and¬†Juan Jes√ļs Rodr√≠guez¬†as de Guiche. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Kim Scharnberg and Christopher Youstra
by Elliot Lanes - Apr 14, 2017

Today's subjects, Kim Scharnberg and Christopher Youstra, are currently living their theatre lives as the orchestrator and musical director, respectively, for the Ford's Theatre production of Ragtime. The show continues through May 20th. (more...)

'WATSON INTELLIGENCE', LUNA GALE and More on Tap for CoHo Productions's 22nd Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

CoHo Productions has announced #CoHoSeason22, featuring four artist-led co-productions of contemporary plays in the main subscription season for 2017-2018. (more...)

Lawrence Opera Theatre presents Metropolitan Opera Tenor HUGO VERA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Lawrence Opera Theatre (LOT) is pleased to announce an evening of vocal chamber music at the KU Lied Center (Pavilion) featuring Metropolitan Opera tenor Hugo Vera, with accomplished piano collaborator Kyle Naig. Additionally, soprano Natalie Young, mezzo- soprano Anna Patterson, and cellist Ellen Lind will join Mr. Vera, presenting works by Handel, Berlioz, Obradors, Britten, and Gershwin among others. (more...)

One More Productions Presents THE MUSIC MAN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

THE MUSIC MAN opens on April 20 at Garden Grove's historic GEM THEATRE presented by the award-winning One More Productions - one of Southern California's leading musical theater companies. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE WOMEN OF PADILLA at Two River Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Two River Theater (Artistic Director John Dias, Managing Director Michael Hurst) presents The Women of Padilla, a play by Tony Meneses, directed by Ken Rus Schmoll. (more...)

Yannick Nézet-Séguin Conducts First Wagner Opera at the Met, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Future Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts his first Wagner opera with the company, Der Fliegende Holländer, beginning April 25. The opera, which has not been seen at the Met since 2010, featuresMichael Volle as the Dutchman, the ghostly sailor damned to sail the seas in search of the love that will set him free. Amber Wagner sings the role of Senta, opposite Jay Hunter Morris as the huntsman Erik. The cast also features Dolora Zajick as Senta's nurse Mary with Ben Bliss as the Steersman and Franz-Josef Selig as Senta's father Daland.  (more...)

Englewood Doctor to Appear in Verismo Opera's AIDA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

By day, Dr. James Garvin, Jr., M.D., Ph.D. works as a physician at the New York Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center.  On April 23, Dr. Garvin will set his stethoscope aside and turn to a different forum -- the operatic stage of the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's (Verismo Opera) AIDA at the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC).  He will assume a new supernumerary (super) role acting as an Egyptian guard. (more...)

San Francisco Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

San Francisco Ballet, long recognized for pushing boundaries in dance, has announced its 2017-18 Season program and schedule. This summer, SF Ballet will return to Festival Napa Valley for one performance only on Friday, July 21, 2017, accompanied by members of the SF Ballet Orchestra. In addition, this October, the Company will once again participate in World Ballet Day LIVE, a day-long streaming event (details to be announced). (more...)

JAG Productions Presents August Wilson's FENCES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

JAG Productions will present August Wilson's Fences later this month at the Woodstock Town Hall Theatre in Woodstock, Vermont.  Previews begin April 27, 2017 and performances run through May 7, 2017. (more...)

Atlanta Opera Closes Sesason With THE SECRET GARDENER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The Atlanta Opera closes its 2016-17 season with an outdoor production of Mozart's early opera The Secret Gardener (La Finta Giardiniera), a story of love, madness and redemption that plays out in a lush garden. (more...)

Dance Theatre Of Harlem Kicks Off Season With 2017 VISION GALA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Dance Theatre of Harlem (Virginia Johnson, Artistic Director; Anna Glass, Executive Director), is thrilled to announce that its 2017 hometown season will kick off on April 19 with a live performance by Grammy Award-winning recording artist India.Ariewith students from the Dance Theatre of Harlem School performing the world premiere of High Above, featuring choreography by DTH resident choreographer Robert Garland. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Extends Zayd Dohrn's THE PROFANE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Playwrights Horizons has announced, following critical acclaim and popular demand, a one-week extension for The Profane, the world premiere of a new play by Horton Foote Prize winner Zayd Dohrn (Sick, Reborning) and directed by Kip Fagan (Grand Concourse at Playwrights, Exit Strategy). (more...)

MISS SAIGON To Land In Manchester As Part Of A New UK And Ireland Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

???????Cameron Mackintosh is delighted to announce principal casting and further dates for the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of his acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schonberg's legendary musical MISS SAIGON, the show will land at Manchester Palace Theatre from 21 March - 12 May 2018, with tickets going on sale on 18 May. www.miss-saigon.com (more...)

Broadway's Carmen Cusack Among Lineup for 'POWER OF SONG' Pete Seeger Tribute at Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

The Kennedy Center now announces the addition of new artists in a one-night-only event that will celebrate the artistry and lasting influence of GRAMMY-winning American folk icon Pete Seeger. (more...)

Roundabout Theatre Company Announces Third Annual Casino Night
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

On Monday, May 8, Roundabout Theatre Company will host their third annual Casino Night, at the American Airlines Theatre (227 W. 42nd St). All proceeds benefit Roundabout Theatre Company's many programs, including the Education programs, the Theatrical Workforce Development Program and the Musical Theatre Fund. (more...)

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