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La Jolla Playhouse (La Jolla, CA, )
La Jolla Village Drive & Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA,

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Based on the play by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Gounod’s version of the age-old battle between good and evil is a treasure chest of glorious arias, gorgeous duets, and stirring choruses and ensembles. Our production, especially designed to showcase our newly renovated theatre, will take place in contemporary times, giving the powerful story a new and vibrant immediacy.


Jonathan Groff Takes Over as 'King George' in HAMILTON TonightJonathan Groff Takes Over as 'King George' in HAMILTON Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

The Public Theater welcomes Tony Award nominee Jonathan Groff to the cast of HAMILTON as 'King George' tonight, March 3. Groff, who performed in The Public's recent revival of Hair as well as The Bacchae and The Singing Forest, is replacing Brian d'Arcy James, who will be starring in Something Rotten on Broadway this spring. (more...)

AMAS to Offer Staged Readings of New Musical A TASTE OF CHOCOLATE, 1/26-27AMAS to Offer Staged Readings of New Musical A TASTE OF CHOCOLATE, 1/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will begin the New Year with staged readings for the New York premiere of A Taste of Chocolate, a new musical with book, music and lyrics by Timothy Ware, with additional lyrics and arrangements by Alvin Hough. Directed by Warren Adams, the readings will be held on Monday, January 26th at 2pm & 6pm and Tuesday, January 27th at 2pm at The National Opera Center of America: Audition Recital Hall (330 Seventh Avenue - between 28th & 29thStreets). For reservations, please email at boxoffice@amasmusical.org or call 212-563-2565. (more...)

Target Margin Theater to Kick Off 24th Season with 'STEIN LAB' at The Bushwick Starr, 1/9Target Margin Theater to Kick Off 24th Season with 'STEIN LAB' at The Bushwick Starr, 1/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Target Margin Theater kicks off its 24th season, dedicated to Gertrude Stein, at The Bushwick Starr in January with its TMT Stein Lab. Curated by TMT Artistic Producer John Del Gaudio, over 75 artists will contribute to seven original pieces and three special events. (more...)

Vittorio Grigolo to Sing Title Role in LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN at the Met, Beginning 1/12Vittorio Grigolo to Sing Title Role in LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN at the Met, Beginning 1/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffmann will return to the Met stage January 12, with Italian tenor Vittorio Grigolo in his first company performances of the title role, a poet whose attempts at romance are repeatedly thwarted. (more...)

'THE MAGIC GARDEN' to Play TNC, 3/5-22'THE MAGIC GARDEN' to Play TNC, 3/5-22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

For the delight of audiences aged five to 105, Chechoslovak-American Marionette Theater will perform its newest work, 'The Magic Garden, or, The Princess Who Grew Antlers,' an ensemble creation that is cheerfully concocted from Czech fairy tales in which antlers appear. Featuring four performers, marionettes of various sizes and assorted antique moose and deer antlers, the piece will be presented by Theater for the New City March 5 to 22. The piece is written and directed by Vit Horejs and co-created by Horejs and the cast. (more...)

New Qvidian Research Uncovers 2015 Sales Execution TrendsNew Qvidian Research Uncovers 2015 Sales Execution Trends
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

Most organizations are making the move from prudent to aggressive growth this year. Challenges such as new sales rep ramp up and disconnected sales systems remain contributors that hinder top line growth. At the same time, as buyers are presented with more choices in an increasingly complicated and ever-changing business environment, sales teams continue to struggle with effectively communicating value and personalizing selling process for buyers. (more...)

Ildar Abdrazakov Plays Carnegie Hall TomorrowIldar Abdrazakov Plays Carnegie Hall Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

Russian-born bass Ildar Abdrazakov makes his U.S. solo recital debut tomorrow, Thursday Jan 29, on the main stage of Carnegie Hall at 8pm. Joined by pianist Mzia Bakhtouridze, the singer will perform a program pairing works by Faure, Liszt and Ravel with Russian art songs by Glinka, Tchaikovsky and Mussorgsky. The New York Times has described Abdrazakov's voice as "sturdy, dark and rich," adding that the "refinement and clarity" of his singing is what ultimately makes it "so moving." (more...)

AMAS Offers Staged Readings of New Musical A TASTE OF CHOCOLATE This WeekAMAS Offers Staged Readings of New Musical A TASTE OF CHOCOLATE This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will begin the New Year with staged readings for the New York premiere of A Taste of Chocolate, a new musical with book, music and lyrics by Timothy Ware, with additional lyrics and arrangements by Alvin Hough. Directed by Warren Adams, the readings will be held today, January 26th at 2pm & 6pm and tomorrow, January 27th at 2pm at The National Opera Center of America: Audition Recital Hall (330 Seventh Avenue - between 28th & 29thStreets). (more...)

BWW Recap: CONSTANTINE and the Secret Origins of ChasBWW Recap: CONSTANTINE and the Secret Origins of Chas
by Misha Davenport - Jan 23, 2015

John and the gang come face to face with one of DC Comics' biggest magical baddies Felix Faust and we finally find out why Chas just won't stay dead in tonight's episode of CONSTANTINE, 'Quid Pro Quo.' (more...)

Breaking News: Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Musical HAPPY TRAILS Coming to Broadway in 2016? Menken, Slater & McAnuff Join Creative TeamBreaking News: Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Musical HAPPY TRAILS Coming to Broadway in 2016? Menken, Slater & McAnuff Join Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Producer Larry G. Spangler and The Spangler Group announced today the creative team for HAPPY TRAILS, a new musical based on the life and career of American icons Roy Rogers and his wife Dale Evans. The musical will feature original music by Tony and multiAcademy Award-winner Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, Newsies, Sister Act), lyrics by Tony nominee Glenn Slater (Sister Act, Tangled, ABC-TV's Galavant, upcoming School of Rock), a book by Academy Award-winner Marshall Brickman (Annie Hall, Manhattan, Jersey Boys, The Addams Family), and direction by two-time Tony Award-winner Des McAnuff (Jersey Boys, Big River, Tommy). (more...)

IOLANTA & BLUEBEARD'S CASTLE Double-Bill Opens 1/26 at the MetIOLANTA & BLUEBEARD'S CASTLE Double-Bill Opens 1/26 at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

Beginning January 26, the Met will present a double-bill of two rarely performed one-act operas: Tchaikovsky's romantic fairy tale Iolanta, with Anna Netrebko in the title role of a blind princess and Piotr Beczala as Count Vaudémont, a knight who loves her; and Bartók's harrowing Bluebeard's Castle, with Nadja Michael as a bride who discovers the terrifying truth about her new husband, sung by Mikhail Petrenko. Valery Gergiev returns to the Met to conduct both operas, which will be presented in a production by acclaimed Polish director Mariusz Treli?ski in his Met debut. This season's performances will be the company premiere of Iolanta, Tchaikovsky's final opera, and the Met's first-ever staged performances of Bluebeard's Castle in the original Hungarian. The February 14 matinee performance will be transmitted worldwide as part of the Met's Live in HD series, which now reaches more than 2,000 movie theaters in 69 countries around the world. (more...)

VIDEO: Rebecca Caine Accepts BroadwayWorld Award for Best Cabaret Performance or Solo ConcertVIDEO: Rebecca Caine Accepts BroadwayWorld Award for Best Cabaret Performance or Solo Concert
by Toronto Newsdesk - Jan 19, 2015

BroadwayWorld Toronto is pleased to bring the first video in a series of acceptance speeches from our 2014 BroadwayWorld Award Winners! The BroadwayWorld Awards are an award decided by the fans - from nominations all the way to selecting the final winner. (more...)

BackHere! Theatre Sets Cast for MARCHING ON TOGETHER Next MonthBackHere! Theatre Sets Cast for MARCHING ON TOGETHER Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

BackHere! Theatre Company is proud to announce the cast of their upcoming Arts Council funded production of Adam Hughes' Marching on Together, which opens at the Old Red Lion in February. (more...)

Lincoln Center and New York Philharmonic Launch New Modern Opera InitiativeLincoln Center and New York Philharmonic Launch New Modern Opera Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the New York Philharmonic today announced plans for the two organizations to collaborate on a new, multi-year opera initiative to present fully-staged productions of significant modern operas not yet seen in New York. (more...)

Tenor Russell Thomas to Replace Brandon Jovanovich in NY Phil's Verdi Requiem, Conducted by Alan Gilbert, 1/15Tenor Russell Thomas to Replace Brandon Jovanovich in NY Phil's Verdi Requiem, Conducted by Alan Gilbert, 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

Tenor Russell Thomas will replace Brandon Jovanovich, who has withdrawn due to illness, in the New York Philharmonic performances of the Verdi Requiem, conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert. The performances will also feature soprano Angela Meade (in her Philharmonic debut), mezzo-soprano Lilli Paasikivi, bass-baritone Eric Owens, and the New York Choral Artists, directed by Joseph Flummerfelt, Thursday, January 15, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, January 16 at 7:30 p.m.; and Saturday, January 17 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Pianist Leif Ove Andsnes & Mahler Chamber Orchestra to Play Carnegie Hall This MonthPianist Leif Ove Andsnes & Mahler Chamber Orchestra to Play Carnegie Hall This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

Carnegie Hall presents pianist Leif Ove Andsnes leading the Mahler Chamber Orchestra from the keyboard in a two-night series of Beethoven's five piano concertos in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. On Monday, February 23 at 8:00 p.m., they perform Beethoven's Piano Concertos Nos. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 19; 3 in C Minor, Op. 37; and 4 in G Major, Op. 58. On Wednesday, February 25 at 8:00 p.m., they play Piano Concertos Nos. 1 in C Major, Op. 15; and 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 73, "Emperor." (more...)

Opera Lancaster Announces Full Cast of DON PASQUALE After National SearchOpera Lancaster Announces Full Cast of DON PASQUALE After National Search
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Following a national search, Opera Lancaster is thrilled to announce its cast for its upcoming production of Don Pasquale. (more...)

George Cleve to Conduct THE MAGIC FLUTE at Opera San Jose This SpringGeorge Cleve to Conduct THE MAGIC FLUTE at Opera San Jose This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Opera San José concludes its 31st season with Mozart's The Magic Flute. (more...)

This Just In! Jonathan Groff to Take Over as King George in HAMILTON!This Just In! Jonathan Groff to Take Over as King George in HAMILTON!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced today that Tony Award nominee Jonathan Groff will join the cast of HAMILTON as 'King George' on Tuesday, March 3. Groff, who performed in The Public's recent revival of Hair as well as The Bacchae and The Singing Forest, is replacing Brian d'Arcy James, who will be starring in Something Rotten on Broadway this spring. The world premiere musical HAMILTON, inspired by the book 'Alexander Hamilton' by Ron Chernow, with book, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Thomas Kail, has been extended three times at The Public due to sold-out demand and will close as scheduled on Sunday, May 3 prior to a Broadway transfer to the Richard Rodgers Theatre beginning July 13 and opening August 6. (more...)

FLAGSTAD - TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY to Play Scandinavia House, 2/26-28FLAGSTAD - TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY to Play Scandinavia House, 2/26-28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

Bjorn Simensen, director, Kirsten Flagstad Festival Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America presents Flagstad - Triumph and Tragedy, an intimate portrait of the world famous Norwegian soprano Kirsten Flagstad (1895-1962), regarded by many as the voice of the century. The new play one-woman play, which will be performed here in English, was written and directed by Norwegian playwright Einar Bjorge, and stars renowned Norwegian actress Nina Bendiksen. (more...)

WRAY Announce New Tour Dates on BrooklynVeganWRAY Announce New Tour Dates on BrooklynVegan
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

Wray is David Brown, Blake Wimberly, and David Swatzell. The trio's involvement in the music community starts over a decade ago and their newest project, Wray, is one you don't want to miss. (more...)

Dallas Opera to Present LA BOHEME, 3/13Dallas Opera to Present LA BOHEME, 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2015

DALLAS, FEBRUARY 20, 2015 – The Dallas Opera is preparing to whisk audiences away to the Latin Quarter of Paris for the blockbuster opera of the season: Giacomo Puccini's 1896 masterpiece, LA BOHÈME, based on Henri Murger's newspaper serial-turned-novel, Scènes de la vie de bohème. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Opera Australia's FAUST Is A Fantastic Dance with The DevilBWW Reviews: Opera Australia's FAUST Is A Fantastic Dance with The Devil
by Jade Kops - Feb 20, 2015

Opera Australia's new interpretation of Faust is a delicious mix of hedonism, debauchery, desire and despair. (more...)

Daniele Gatti to Conduct Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, 2/27-3/1Daniele Gatti to Conduct Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, 2/27-3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

Daniele Gatti conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in a Brahms symphony cycle and the composer's Ein deutsches Requiem over three concerts, Friday, February 27 at 8:00 p.m., Saturday, February 28 at 8:00 p.m., and Sunday, March 1 at 2:00 p.m. in Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. (more...)

MARILYN FOREVER to Make U.S. Premiere with Long Beach Opera, 3/21 & 29MARILYN FOREVER to Make U.S. Premiere with Long Beach Opera, 3/21 & 29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

Long Beach Opera (LBO) takes on the private world of the most public life ever lived. The U.S premiere of Gavin Bryars' Marilyn Forever will be performed March 21 and 29, 2015 at the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro. (more...)

If We Loved Them... We'd Tell Them So! Reasons to Adore CAROUSEL's Laura Osnes and Steven PasqualeIf We Loved Them... We'd Tell Them So! Reasons to Adore CAROUSEL's Laura Osnes and Steven Pasquale
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

Both Broadway favorites, Osnes and Pasquale will travel to the midwest to take on these iconic roles, and we can't wait to see what happens when they unite onstage. In anticipation of the production, BroadwayWorld brings you our very own list of reasons that we adore both of them! (more...)

2015 LPTW Awards to Honor Mary-Mitchell Campbell, Kathleen Chalfant, Donyale Werle and More Next Month2015 LPTW Awards to Honor Mary-Mitchell Campbell, Kathleen Chalfant, Donyale Werle and More Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

On Monday, March 16, 2015, the League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the professional theatre, is pleased to recognize the talents of five outstanding women: Mary-Mitchell Campbell, Kathleen Chalfant, Sandra A. Daley-Sharif, Rachel Dickstein, and Donyale Werle. (more...)

Joyce DiDonato to Close Out Carnegie Hall's Perspectives Series with Philadelphia Orchestra, 3/18Joyce DiDonato to Close Out Carnegie Hall's Perspectives Series with Philadelphia Orchestra, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

Celebrated mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato concludes her season-long Carnegie Hall Perspectives series on Wednesday, March 18 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, joining The Philadelphia Orchestra and conductor Maurizio Benini for a program of bel canto arias, ensembles, and orchestral selections with special guests and close colleagues soprano Nicole Cabell and tenor Lawrence Brownlee. Music from Donizetti's Maria di Rohan and L'elisir d'amore, Bellini's I Capuleti e i Montecchi, and Rossini's Zelmira will be performed, along with other pieces. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Daniel MacIvor's CAKE AND DIRT at Tarragon TheatreFull Cast Announced for Daniel MacIvor's CAKE AND DIRT at Tarragon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

Tarragon Theatre proudly announces the casting for its world premiere of Cake and Dirt, written by one of Canada's most prolific and acclaimed playwrights, Daniel MacIvor, a Tarragon Playwright-in-Residence and a Governor General's Literary Award-winner. This darkly comic look at life in Toronto through a fractured family of privilege opens March 11 and runs to April 12, 2015 (previewing from March 3) in Tarragon's Mainspace. (more...)

Tony Nominee Laura Osnes to Mentor Students at 2015 Songbook AcademyTony Nominee Laura Osnes to Mentor Students at 2015 Songbook Academy
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

Two-time Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes (Cinderella, Bonnie & Clyde) will serve as a mentor at the 2015 Songbook Academy. Osnes joins founder of the program, Michael Feinstein, for this one-of-a-kind music and performance intensive for high school students. (more...)

STG to Continue Trader Joe's Silent Movie Mondays with GERMAN SILENTSSTG to Continue Trader Joe's Silent Movie Mondays with GERMAN SILENTS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

Trader Joe's® Silent Movie Mondays return in March featuring the theme GERMAN SILENTS. The three part series will include masterpieces varying from science fiction to literary classic to documentary of daily life in Berlin. German-Jewish artists who fled to the U.S. and had significant influences on American Cinema made all of the films to be featured throughout the month. Following each film, CineClub will be held in The Paramount Bar. CineClub includes a community discussion around the film of the evening, silent film trivia questions and exploration of the silent film genre. (more...)

FLAGSTAD to Play Scandinavia House, 2/26-28FLAGSTAD to Play Scandinavia House, 2/26-28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

Bjorn Simensen, director, Kirsten Flagstad Festival Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America presents Flagstad - Triumph and Tragedy, the new play written and directed by Norwegian playwright Einar Bjorge, and starring renowned Norwegian actress Nina Bendiksen. (more...)

Sherrill Milnes to Celebrate 80th Birthday, 50th Anniversary of Met Debut in 2015Sherrill Milnes to Celebrate 80th Birthday, 50th Anniversary of Met Debut in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

The coming year brings two major milestones for peerless American baritone Sherrill Milnes, who celebrates his 80th birthday on January 10 and the 50th anniversary of his Metropolitan Opera debut on December 22, 2015. (more...)

LOVE, NOEL with Harry Groener and Sharon Lawrence Play The Wallis, Now thru 12/21LOVE, NOEL with Harry Groener and Sharon Lawrence Play The Wallis, Now thru 12/21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (aka 'The Wallis') presents the return engagement of Love, Noel: The Letters and Songs of Noel Coward, devised and written by Coward authority Barry Day, and directed by Jeanie Hackett. Love, Noel transforms the Lovelace Studio Theater into an intimate lounge for cocktails, comedy and Coward. (more...)

Michael Cerveris & Bryan Batt Set for See 'Em On Stage's A CHRISTMASSACRE STORY TonightMichael Cerveris & Bryan Batt Set for See 'Em On Stage's A CHRISTMASSACRE STORY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

'See 'Em On Stage: A Production Company' has announced the world premiere of a bloody new holiday musical comedy: 'A Christmassacre Story'. Tony-award winning actor Michael Cerveris (Sweeney Todd, The Good Wife) plays Burl Ives in this brand new Christmas horror musical comedy. The puppet and live action show features original songs by Paul Sanchez (Nine Lives, two time New Orleans Songwriter of the Year) and Mary Lasseigne (Mary Jane & The Brain Surgeon, Cowboy Mouth), with a book and additional lyrics by Kimberly Kaye (Nine Lives) under the direction of Christopher Bentivegna (Musical Of The Living Dead) (more...)

Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards - Ross Pesigan Leads!Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards - Ross Pesigan Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 4, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Philippines Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Quinn Kelsey Set for Metropolitan Opera's LA TRAVIATAQuinn Kelsey Set for Metropolitan Opera's LA TRAVIATA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2014

The role of Giorgio Germont in Verdi's La Traviata will be sung by American baritone Quinn Kelsey on January 14 and by Russian baritone Alexei Markov on January 17, 21, and 24, replacing Ludovic Tézier, who is continuing to recover from an illness. (more...)

Last Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Philippines AwardsLast Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2014

It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Philippines Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week! (more...)

Apollo's Fire to Celebrate Bach's Birthday with FAMILY FROLIC Concert Series, 1/22Apollo's Fire to Celebrate Bach's Birthday with FAMILY FROLIC Concert Series, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2014

Apollo's Fire reprises its popular “Fireside” series – intimate 90-minute concerts followed by coffee, hot cider and conversation with the artists. In a tribute to Bach's 330th Birthday, this intimate concert tells the musical story of a day at the Bach Family Household and features AF veteran musicians alongside Young Artist Apprentices in a true multi-generational tribute to Bach. (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Philippines AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards
by - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Philippines Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Philippines AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Philippines Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Live From Lincoln Center to Present the Richard Tucker Opera Gala on PBS in JanuaryLive From Lincoln Center to Present the Richard Tucker Opera Gala on PBS in January
by TV News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

This January, Live From Lincoln Center-continuing its 40th anniversary season-will broadcast one of the most celebrated opera events of the year, the Richard Tucker Music Foundation's annual gala concert. (more...)

Tony Nominee Laura Osnes to Join Steven Pasquale in Lyric Opera of Chicago's CAROUSELTony Nominee Laura Osnes to Join Steven Pasquale in Lyric Opera of Chicago's CAROUSEL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago announced today that Laura Osnes will star as Julie Jordan in Lyric's new production of Carousel, on stage April 11 through May 3, 2015. Osnes comes to Lyric following her Tony-nominated role in Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella on Broadway. She joins Steven Pasquale, who stars as Billy Bigelow, in this new production directed and choreographed by legendary Tony, Emmy, and Olivier Award winner Rob Ashford. (more...)

Laura Osnes & Santino Fontana Set for A BROADWAY ROMANCE Valentine's Day Concert with New York PhilharmonicLaura Osnes & Santino Fontana Set for A BROADWAY ROMANCE Valentine's Day Concert with New York Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Ted Sperling will conduct the New York Philharmonic and vocalists Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana in A Broadway Romance, a one-night-only Valentine's Day concert, Saturday, February 14, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. The program will feature songs from popular musicals ranging from Bernstein's West Side Story and Gershwin's Girl Crazy to Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel and Stephen Sondheim's Company, woven together to tell a unified narrative of a romance from beginning to end, from meeting to first date to falling in love to marriage. (more...)

Utah Symphony to Pay Homage to Viennese New Year's Waltzes and Marches, 1/2-3Utah Symphony to Pay Homage to Viennese New Year's Waltzes and Marches, 1/2-3
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

The Utah Symphony rings in the new year with a musical homage to a classical tradition in Vienna, Austria. Maestro Thierry Fischer conducts a program featuring robust dance numbers and upbeat marches from Johann Strauss, Dimitri Shostakovich, Hans Christian Lumbye, and Johannes Brahms that is a rendition of the famed concert performed by the Vienna Philharmonic each New Year. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards - Ross Pesigan Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards - Ross Pesigan Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Philippines Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

VOX LUMIERE - THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Set for LATC, 9/19-12/13VOX LUMIERE - THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Set for LATC, 9/19-12/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

Silents you can hear! Blending the 1925 silent film with original songs and powerful live performances to create a show-stopping-spectacle, Vox Lumiere-The Phantom of the Opera brings the Lon Chaney classic to three-dimensional, high-decibel life. Eight electrifying performances take place at the Los Angeles Theatre Center on Sept. 19/20; Oct. 10/11; Nov. 14/15; and Dec. 12/13. (more...)

BSO to Perform Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, 1/2-4BSO to Perform Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, 1/2-4
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Maestro Nicholas McGegan and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) will ring in the New Year with a performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 on Friday, January 2 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, January 4 at 3 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Saturday, January 3 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore. McGegan will lead the Orchestra in Beethoven's final symphony with the well-known "Ode to Joy," along with Beethoven's rarely performed Opferlied, his King Stephen Overture and Haydn's The Storm. Please see below for complete details. (more...)

Renee Fleming to Star in the Met's New Production of THE MERRY WIDOW, Beginning 12/31Renee Fleming to Star in the Met's New Production of THE MERRY WIDOW, Beginning 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Renée Fleming will add a new role to her extensive repertory when she sings her first-ever performances of Hanna Glawari, the title role in Lehár's The Merry Widow, at the Met this season. Four-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman makes her Met debut as director and choreographer of a new production of the comic operetta, in which a wealthy widow's countrymen launch a romantic plot to keep her -- and her tax dollars -- within their borders. (more...)

Opera San Jose to Continue Season with World Premiere of WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREADOpera San Jose to Continue Season with World Premiere of WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREAD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

Opera San José continues its 31st season with the WORLD PREMIERE of Where Angels Fear to Tread by American composer Mark Lanz Weiser, libretto by Roger Brunyate. This bold new opera, based on the novel by E. M. Forster, unveils a collision of cultures that leads to a misunderstanding of horrific consequences, set in motion when a rich English widow marries a middle-class but handsome young Italian against the wishes of her family. Where Angels Fear to Tread will be sung in English with English supertitles. Six performances are scheduled February 7 through 22 at the California Theatre, 345 South First Street in downtown San José. Tickets are on sale at the Opera San José Box Office, online at operasj.org or by phone at (408) 437-4450. Performances are supported, in part, by a grant from the San José Office of Cultural Affairs. (more...)

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