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Moscow, 1938. A dangerous place to have a sense of humour; even more so a sense of freedom. Mikhail Bulgakov, living among dissidents, stalked by secret police, has both. And then he’s offered a poisoned chalice: a commission to write a play about Stalin to celebrate his sixtieth birthday.

Inspired by historical fact, Collaborators embarks on a surreal journey into the fevered imagination of the writer as he loses himself in a macabre and disturbingly funny relationship with the omnipotent subject of his drama.

Killing my enemies is easy. The challenge is to change the way they think, to control their minds. And I think I controlled yours pretty well. In years to come, I’ll be able to say: Bulgakov? Yeah, we even trained him. He gave up. He saw the light. We broke him, we can break anybody. It’s man versus monster, Mikhail. And the monster always wins.

John Hodge’s blistering new play depicts a lethal game of cat and mouse through which the appalling compromises and humiliations inflicted on any artist by those with power are held up to scrutiny.

Following its successful run in the Cottesloe Theatre, Collaborators is transferring to the Olivier Theatre on April 30 for a limited run.

6th Annual Fire This Time Festival Set for January 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

Now in it's sixth season, The Fire This Time Festival will welcome seven new playwrights into the family, January 19-February 8 at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery). Aziza Barnes (me Aunt Jemima and the nailgun, published by Button Poetry Press), Rod Gailes OBC (COLORS: Dream Of the MASTA), Julienne L. Hairston (Ababuo in Project Y's Racey Play Reading Festival), Daaimah Mubashshir (Video Clare with Manhattan Repertory Theatre), Azure D. Osborne-Lee (member of EMERGENYC and Rising Circle Theater Collective's INKtank), Larry Powell (Dreams of a Prophet) and James Anthony Tyler (Some Old Black Man starring Arthur French at La MaMa). These playwrights will present an evening of ten-minute plays, each inspired by one of Alex Harsley's original photographs. More of Harsley's pieces will be featured at the TFTT festival kick-off event this fall, in which he and the playwrights will be introduced to the Horse Trade Theater Group and 4th Street Arts Block community. (more...)

Hayes Theatre Co. Relaunches New Musicals Australia
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

Hayes Theatre Co has announced the relaunch of New Musicals Australia (NMA), an initiative dedicated to the development and production of original music theatre. (more...)

Covisint to Speak on Oil and Gas Industry Standards at PIDX International US Fall Conference 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

HOUSTON, Sept. 9, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) As the energy industry faces increasing globalization, digitization and regulatory complexity, oil and gas companies have much to gain from standardizing communication and data exchange across their vast ecosystems of third-party Collaborators. To highlight the value of applying standards, supply chain and security best practices, David Miller, chief security officer at Covisint Corporation (Nasdaq:COVS), will speak on a panel, 'The Value of Standards in Oil & Gas and other Industries' at the Petroleum Industry Data Exchange (PIDX) International US Fall Conference 2014. (more...)

Intel Unveils New Developer Tools, Future Technologies Spanning Tablets, Analytics, Wearable Devices and PCs at Developer Forum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

“With our diverse product portfolio and developer tools that span key growth segments, operating systems and form factors, Intel offers hardware and software developers new ways to grow as well as design flexibility,” said Brian Krzanich, Intel CEO. “If it's smart and connected, it is best with Intel.” (more...)

Laurie Anderson and the Kronos Quartet to Perform LANDFALL 10/14 at Bass Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

After last year's unfortunate cancellation, Laurie Anderson returns to Texas Performing Arts in performance with the Kronos Quartet to perform their collaborative piece Landfall. (more...)

Raja Rajamannar of MasterCard to Keynote FutureM 2014 Conference on September 17th
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

Having lived and worked in India, Dubai, London, New York and Chicago, Rajamannar can be considered a global citizen. Having that global mindset to understand cultural differences is important for a CMO of company that operates all over the world, but even more so is the ability to identify universal themes, along with changing consumer behavior, to keep your marketing campaign relevant and consistent in today's connected world. (more...)

ALESSO to Debut 'Tear the Roof Up' Video, 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

Grammy®-nominated top-charted Swedish DJ/producer Alesso makes pop history on September 12, when the video for 'Tear the Roof Up,' his international single release from July, becomes the first clip to premiere on Snapchat, the booming photo and video app whose content is viewed a half-billion times daily. (more...)

Schrödinger and Tri-Institutional Therapeutics Discovery Institute Announce Agreement to Provide Drug Discovery Software to Tri-Institutional Researchers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

"We're honored to be chosen as a technology platform provider for Tri-I TDI," said Schrodinger's president, Dr. Ramy Farid. "We believe our software will complement and contribute meaningfully to their ambitious goal of significantly accelerating drug-discovery projects." (more...)

New York Live Arts to Present Jennifer Monson's LIVE DANCING ARCHIVE, 10/15-18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

New York Live Arts presents Jennifer Monson's Live Dancing Archive, October 15 - 18 at 7:30pm in the New York Live Arts Theater as part of the Replay Series. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Susan Galbraith Talks Upcoming Unique Production Of KAFKA'S METAMORPHOSIS
by Jennifer Perry - Sep 7, 2014

Susan Galbraith, director and adapter of the upcoming Alliance for New-Music Theatre production of 'Kafka's Metamorphosis,' shares a little bit about an exciting new look at an iconic story. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Presents 2014 New York Film Festival Talks, Featuring Paul Thomas Anderson, 9/07
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the 2014 NYFF Talks will feature Paul Thomas Anderson in conversation for On Cinema, and the HBO Directors Dialogues participants will be Mathieu Amalric, Pedro Costa, Mike Leigh, and Bennett Miller. All five events are sponsored by HBO. (more...)

Synaptic Motion Tickets Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2014

Synaptic Motion has been two years in the making, as you can see here. They will be unveiling their most ambitious project yet in The Forum at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, September 18-21. (more...)

Andris Nelsons to Make BSO Music Director Debut Leading Gala Program, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

On Saturday, September 27, at 8 p.m., the Boston Symphony Orchestra will shine a welcoming spotlight on Andris Nelsons as he makes his highly anticipated debut as BSO Music Director leading a gala program filled with works and guest artists that have inspired his musical life. When Mr. Nelsons takes on the title of BSO Music Director on September 27, at age 35, he will be the youngest conductor to hold that title with the orchestra in over 100 years. The fifteenth music director since the Boston Symphony Orchestra's founding in 1881, Mr. Nelsons is also the first Latvian-born conductor to assume the post. (more...)

Encompass New Opera, Treehouse Shakers and More Ste for BAM's 2014-15 PDP
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) today announced the participants of the third cycle of the BAM Professional Development Program (BAM PDP), led by BAM and the DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the University of Maryland. The companies for this session represent mixed disciplines ranging from dance to theater to opera. Chosen by a BAM-convened panel, the organizations taking part in this session are Encompass New Opera Theatre, Satellite Collective, Summation Dance, and Treehouse Shakers. As with the previous sessions, the DeVos Institute extended invitations to a group of organizations to apply for the training portion of the BAM PDP-expanding the program's reach beyond Brooklyn-based companies. These additional organizations taking part in the program areBalletNext, Beth Morrison Projects, S? Percussion, and Zvi Dance. (more...)

Countdown to National Cyber Security Awareness Month Kicks Off
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), the nation's leading nonprofit public private partnership promoting the safe and secure use of the Internet, today announced that more than 200 organizations have signed on to be champions of the 11th annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). With just two weeks to go until the official kick-off on October 1, these leading organizations join a growing global effort ( among government, corporate, non-profit, and academic sectors to promote online safety awareness. (more...)

Sony/ATV Signs Ella Henderson Ahead of Release of Debut Album
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has today announced it has signed Ella Henderson to a worldwide publishing deal. (more...)

Ang Lee to Helm Film Adaptation of BILLY LYNN'S LONG HALFTIME WALK
by Movies News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions and Film4 announced today that the three-time Oscar-winner Ang Lee has chosen an adaptation of Ben Fountain's acclaimed novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk as his next film, his first since winning the Academy Award for directing the groundbreaking Life of Pi. (more...)

Esperanza Spalding to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The 29-year-old 2011 Best New Artist Grammy Award winner (the only jazz artist to ever win it) is described as totally cool. The fact that she sings and is a bass and cello virtuoso is totally awesome. Her 2012 jazz-chart-topping, Grammy-winning Radio Music Society is a testament to her immense talent, which is worthy of a live performance at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Wednesday, October 1, at 8 p.m. It will be Esperanza Spalding's 'Thank-You October' tour, and she will be joined by long-time Collaborators Leo Genovese and Lyndon Rochelle for an intimate performance that includes selections from her critically acclaimed releases Junjo, Esperanza, Chamber Music Society and Radio Music Society. No. 109 Cheese & Wine will serve a wine tasting at 7:15 p.m. during this evening of Art, Wine and Jazz. The work of local artist Pamela Hochstetter will be displayed courtesy of Watershed Gallery. This event is part of the No. 109 Cheese & Wine 'Art, Wine and Jazz' Series. Piccolo's Pizza & Pasta Jazzeria (24 Prospect St., Ridgefield) will pour a complimentary glass of wine with dinner the night of this show when ticket is presented. (more...)

Inception To Exhibition Opens Its Fifth Anniversary Season, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Inception to Exhibition (ITE), NYC's only interdisciplinary arts organization fostering artist incubation, celebrates its fifth year with an evident mission to identify outstanding artists and pair them with residencies and performance spaces to further their artistic ambitions. Curated and presented by ITE, the 2014-2015 Season will provide audiences with an up-close view of professional New York artists at the peak of their creative powers. The intimate and unique offerings showcase the journey a work takes from studio to stage. With experienced artists from both the creative and performance sectors at the helm, ITE has supported 75 artists over the 5-year history of the organization. . (more...)

Switch SUPERNAP and Intel Partner with UNLV to Boost Scientific Research and Economic Development
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

UNLV was recently awarded the use of the Intel “Cherry Creek” supercomputer, which ranks among the world's fastest and most powerful supercomputers for its combination of speed, power, and energy efficiency. Housed in Switch's Las Vegas SUPERNAP data center and available to UNLV researchers through SUPERNAP's unique connectivity network, the “Cherry Creek” supercomputer gives the university and its research partners access to world-class computing power and will act as a catalyst for scientific discovery, the modernization of applications, and regional economic development efforts. (more...)

Cyndi Lauper, Jennifer Hudson & More to Perform on AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Finale, Today
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Travis Barker, Cyndi Lauper and more surprise celebrity guests will perform during the finale of 'America's Got Talent' on today, Sept. 17 (more...)

STREETS OF LAREDO Kick Off Tour with Kaiser Chiefs & Bonnaroo Performance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

It's always hard to put your finger on the exact moment a band began, but it's safe to say that Streets of Laredo probably started in a beach-house on the wild Coromandel coast of New Zealand back in the summer of 2012. (more...)

Diego El Cigala to Make Vancouver Debut at Chan Centre, 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents the Vancouver debut of Spain's most electrifying and innovative flamenco singer – Diego El Cigala, Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Passionate, profound, and intensely proud of his Gitano heritage, El Cigala has been touted as the “Sinatra of flamenco” and has transfixed audiences the world over with deeply emotional performances of cathartic song, skilfully blending flamenco, tango, Latin jazz, bolero and son. (more...)

Switch SUPERNAP and Intel Partner with UNLV to Boost Scientific Research and Economic Development
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

UNLV was recently awarded the use of the Intel “Cherry Creek” supercomputer, which ranks among the world's fastest and most powerful supercomputers for its combination of speed, power, and energy efficiency. Housed in Switch's Las Vegas SUPERNAP data center and available to UNLV researchers through SUPERNAP's unique connectivity network, the “Cherry Creek” supercomputer gives the university and its research partners access to world-class computing power and will act as a catalyst for scientific discovery, the modernization of applications, and regional economic development efforts. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ELSEWHERE Presented by DanceWorks
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

The world premiere of elsewhere, an adelheid dance projects production choreographed by its award-winning Artistic DirectorHeidi Strauss, presented by DanceWorks as part of Harbourfront Centre's NextSteps at Harbourfront Centre Theatre,September 25-27, 2014 (more...)

Cray Awarded Supercomputer Contract From Sweden's KTH Royal Institute of Technology
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

SEATTLE, WA - Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (NASDAQ: CRAY) today announced the Company has been awarded a contract valued at more than $13 million to provide the PDC Center for High Performance Computing at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden with a next-generation Cray® XC™ supercomputer. (more...)

LA Phil Announces 2014-15 Dudamel Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association has announced two conductors who will participate in the 2014/15 Dudamel Fellowship Program - Christian Kluxen and Gemma New. Music Director Gustavo Dudamel, together with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, created the Dudamel Fellowship Program in 2009 to provide a unique opportunity for promising young conductors from around the world to develop their craft and enrich their musical experience through personal mentorship and participation in the LA Phil's orchestral, education and community programs. (more...)

Ovation to Premiere SONG BY SONG: SHERYL CROW, 10/14
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Song by Song, the popular and critically acclaimed original series from Ovation, America's only arts network, returns with the new season premiere of Song by Song: Sheryl Crow on Tuesday, October 14th at 10PM ET. (more...)

5th Annual FutureM Conference Kicks Off in Boston with Opening Keynotes by MasterCard and GRAMMY Awards Marketing Execs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Headlining the FutureM speaker roster are Raja Rajamannar, Chief Marketing Officer of MasterCard, and Evan Greene, Chief Marketing Officer of The Recording Academy – host of the GRAMMY Awards. Co-located with the HubSpot INBOUND conference, FutureM attendees will also have access to INBOUND Keynotes, including Martha Stewart, Malcolm Gladwell, Simon Sinek and more. (more...)

Element Six Selected by European Consortium as a Partner to Develop Ultrafast Pulse Disk Lasers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Element Six, the world leader in synthetic diamond supermaterials and member of the De Beers Group of Companies, today announced it has been selected by the European Commission's Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development to help develop a new ultrafast pulse disk laser. The new laser will be designed with high average output power to increase productivity and precision in micromachining of transparent materials. As part of the three year project titled 'Ultrafast High-Average Power Ti:Sapphire Thin-Disk Oscillators and Amplifiers' (TiSa:TD), Element Six will further develop its low-loss, high purity single crystal chemical vapor deposition (CVD) diamond material to rapidly conduct heat off a titanium sapphire (TiSa) thin-disk, which will be used as the laser gain material. These developments will include increasing the areas available to Element Six customers. (more...)

World Premiere of SAXON COURT Comes to Southwark Playhouse, Nov 19-Dec 13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The world premiere of Saxon Court plays at Southwark Playhouse this November. Made by Brick presents SAXON COURT by Daniel Andersen, directed by Melanie Spencer. Press night: Monday, 24 November 2014 at 8pm. Performances run Wednesday 19 November to Saturday 13 December 2014. (more...)

Gwen Rakotovao Company to Present L'AMOUR. LA LIBERTE.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The French-born choreographer Gwen Rakotovao and her Manhattan based contemporary dance company, marks its NYC Season Premiere, at Dixon Place. Gwen Rakotovao Company will be presenting one of Artistic Director GwenRakotovao's most recent creation, 'L'Amour. La liberté.' (Love.Freedom.), a transcendent dance evening featuring original music by Chopin interpreted by the Leeds College of Music and music by Tenth Intervention, Ferenz Kallos, Adrian Rack. (more...)

The Boston Modern Orchestra Project Presents BMOP IN CONCERT: SURROUND SOUND, 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), the nation's premier orchestra dedicated exclusively to commissioning, performing, and recording new orchestral music, bridges the electro-acoustic divide in its season-opening concert. Spotlighting composers known for their virtuosic writing and electronic transformation of acoustic instruments, BMOP presents the world premiere of Anthony Paul De Ritis's Riflessioni, featuring bassoonist Patrick De Ritis, and the Boston premieres of Ronald Bruce Smith's Constellation and David Felder's Les Quatre Temps Cardinaux, featuring soprano Laura Aikin and bass Ethan Herschenfeld. (more...)

AXS TV to Present SLASH BASH 2014, A Day Of Rock And Metal, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

AXS TV pays tribute to the beloved guitar god, GRAMMY winner, and Rock N' Roll Hall of Famer SLASH with SLASH BASH 2014, an-all-day marathon kicking off at 10 a.m. ET/7 a.m. PT on Saturday, September 20. (more...)

12 Days Of Barbra Streisand - FLASH FRIDAY: Barbra's Partners, Then & Now
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 12, 2014

Here at, we could not be more excited about the upcoming September 16 release of the highly anticipated latest album, PARTNERS, from Broadway's greatest export, Barbra Streisand. In honor of the album's 12 brand new duets, we are counting down with 12 days of Barbra! To pre-order the album, click here for, or to order direct. Today we are focusing our attention on the starry collection of Collaborators on the new album from the recording icon. (more...)

Jenny Rocha to Present THE DINNER PARTY: A WHODUNNIT CABARET, 10/24-25 at Galapagos Art Space
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

On October 24th & 25th, Jenny Rocha and Galapagos Art Space will present The Dinner Party: A Whodunnit Cabaret! Venue is located at 16 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201. (more...)

MIRAH Announces North American Tour
by Danielle DeSisto - Sep 12, 2014

Mirah's seductively intoxicating voice has been known to take listeners on a journey. Centered on a harsh break-up, Mirah comes out the other end strong, raw and unguarded on her recently released fifth solo album, Changing Light. (more...)

BLOODY FAMILY to Run 9/26-10/5 at The Theatre Centre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

The Theatre Centre, with Philip McKee and Tanja Jacobs, present the world premiere of Bloody Family, a radical adaptation of the ancient Greek tragedy The Oresteia from Sept. 26 to Oct. 5. Created and performed by McKee and Jacobs with Collaborators Rose Plotek and Ishan Dave, the play also features Norah Sadava in a re-imagining of the tragic trilogy that connects this classical work with contemporary performance - a story of a family ripped apart by idealism. (more...)

Trusty Sidekick to Bring 'TOULOUSE MCLANE' and 'HAUNTING OF ICHABOD CRANE' to the Armory This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Trusty Sidekick Theater Company (TSTC) will perform back-to-back presentations of two original immersive productions created for school and family audiences, presented during the Company's time as Artists-in-Residence at Park Avenue Armory. (more...)

Ovation to Air Sheryl Crow 'SONG BY SONG' Special, 10/14
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Song by Song, the popular and critically acclaimed original series from Ovation, America's only arts network, returns with the new season premiere of Song by Song: Sheryl Crow on Tuesday, October 14th at 10PM ET. The documentary music series, from the Emmy(R)-nominated production company TH Entertainment, will focus on four of Crow's most-enduring hit songs and the stories and inspiration behind them. (more...)

Bob Crewe, Who Wrote Hits for Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Dies at 83
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

According an announcement on his official website, Bob Crewe, songwriter behind many of Frankie Valli and the Four Season's hit tunes, has passed away. He died peacefully, with his brother Dan Crewe by his side, on Wednesday, September 11, 2014 in Scarborough, Maine. He was 83. (more...)

Intergalactix & The Killbirds Drop Raucous New Video
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Multi-instrumentalist Australian electronic duo Intergalactix, who recently released their highly anticipated debut EP, IWSOM (now available for sale on iTunes), are also a renowned international production duo. (more...)

Updated 'Whale Alert' iPad, iPhone app invites public to contribute to protection of West Coast whales
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

YARMOUTH PORT, Mass., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Mariners and the public on the U.S. West Coast can now use an iPad and iPhone to help decrease the risk of injury or death to whales from ship strikes. (more...)

Documentary Film BJORK: BIOPHILIA LIVE Opens in Theaters Worldwide
by Movies News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Bjork: Biophilia Live, the documentary film capturing the multidimensional concert centered on Bjork's eighth studio album, will begin a limited series of premiere screenings at festivals, museums, libraries, galleries and cinemas worldwide (more...)

SOUND OFF World Premiere First Listen: Barbra Streisand's PARTNERS Is The Whole Pie
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 11, 2014

Today we are thrilled to be the very first to review the new duets album from legendary stage and screen icon Barbra Streisand, PARTNERS. (more...)

Magician Steve Cohen Produces 'TYCOONS' -- The Stradivarius Of Playing Cards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Think Federer's tennis racket, Baryshnikov's ballet slippers, Perlman's violin. For close-up magician Steve Cohen, star of the weekly Chamber Magic show in the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, an essential tool of the trade is a good deck of cardsand none measured up. So Mr. Cohen, a.k.a. The Millionaires' Magician, created his own sleek, ultra-luxury deck and called them TYCOONS in honor of his exclusive clientele. (more...)

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Releases New Recording
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

The Grammy Award-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) today released its fifth recording on its record label, ASO Media. (more...)

Tech Transfer Industry Report Shows Steady Growth, Cites Importance of Federal Research Funding
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Meeting this week in Washington, the Board of Directors of the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) released the highlights of its annual Licensing Activity Survey covering technology transfer activities in Fiscal Year 2013. The Highlights Report is available on AUTM's web site: (more...)

Playwrights' Center Announces Plays, Playwrights for Expanded 2014-15 Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

The Playwrights' Center has announced the plays and playwrights to be featured in its 2014 PlayLabs festival and 2014-15 Ruth Easton New Play Series. This year, the Ruth Easton New Play Series will grow from one reading of each play to two. (more...)

Renee Fleming to Star in CAPRICCIO at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, 10/6-28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago's 60th anniversary season continues with Capriccio, starring Renée Fleming and conducted by Sir Andrew Davis, longtime Collaborators in performance and colleagues as Lyric's creative consultant and music director respectively. Richard Strauss's final opera “reunites Renée in a signature role with Sir Andrew, in a lovely production previously seen here in 1994,” says Anthony Freud, Lyric's general director. (more...)

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