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East Lynne Theater Company to Host Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2015

Although East Lynne Theater Company has wrapped three of its mainstage shows, and is planning the 2016 season, doesn't mean that it's finished for 2015. (more...)

MU Orchestra to Perform with Tenor Alok Kumar & Conductor Maksim Konarev
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Classical works by varying composers will be masterfully presented by the Millersville University Chamber Ensemble and Orchestra on Friday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the Winter Center. Pieces will include Borodin's Polovetsian Dances, a selection from Felix Mendelssohn, an aria from Puccini's opera Tosca, the famous La Donna e Mobile by Verdi, an Italian song by De Curtis--featuring New York City's tenor Alok Kumar--and Beethoven's great 5th Symphony, with its unofficial title 'Fate Knocking at the Door.' Also joining the orchestra will be guest conductor Maksim Konarev from Moscow, Russia. The Winter Center is located at 60 W. Cottage Avenue, Millersville. (more...)

Centaur Theatre to Stage URBAN TAILS: AN EROTIC CHRISTMAS, Dec 10-19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

Centaur Theatre meets the urgent need for an effective antidote to the holiday frenzy of plush toys and department store Santas with URBAN TAILS: AN EROTIC CHRISTMAS from December 10 to 19, 2015. (more...)

Six Women Conductors to Showcase Talent with The Dallas Opera This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

The Dallas Opera is thrilled to present six women conductors of international stature making music with The Dallas Opera Orchestra and a host of outstanding young artists in one great evening designed to showcase the work of the inaugural Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera. (more...)

TAO: DRUM HEART to Make New York Premiere at NYU Skirball This February
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

?From the creative team behind the four-time Tony Award-nominated revival of Pacific Overtures comes the New York debut of TAO: DRUM HEART. The new production will play a strictly limited engagement at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts from Thursday, February 11, 2016 through Sunday, February 14, 2016 before TAO continues its fourth North American tour. (more...)

Family Musical MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS to Launch West End Tour, Nov. 26
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

The producer of The Tiger Who Came to Tea, We're Going on a Bear Hunt, Hetty Feather and What the Ladybird Heard today announces the world premiere of brand new family musical Mr Popper's Penguins which is making a splash this winter touring around the country from November 2015 to January 2016. Mr Popper and his Penguins will be hopping off to various locations, opening at the Theatre Royal Brighton on Thursday 26 November. The tour continues on to Malvern Theatre and London's Cadogan Hall before settling in at the Lowry Salford for a glittering Christmas season from Thursday 10 December to Sunday 10 January. The tour is completed with a run at Rose Theatre Kingston from Thursday 14 January to Sunday 17 January. (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...)

Memorial Service for Voice Teacher James S. Javore to be Held in NYC This Saturday
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Earlier this month, Boston Conservatory and New York City voice teacher James Javore passed away following a battle with prostate cancer. In celebration of his life, a group of alumni, past students, and colleagues will host an open memorial service this Saturday, May 7, at The Church of Latter Day Saints at 66th and Columbus at 2:00PM. (more...)

BWW Dance News: Houston Ballet Announces Andrew Nielsen as New Director of Production
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Houston Ballet is pleased to announce that Andrew Nielsen will join its artistic leadership team as Director of Production. Mr. Nielsen will oversee all technical and production management duties for Houston Ballet locally and internationally. (more...)

Houston Ballet Selects New Director of Production
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

? Houston Ballet is pleased to announce that Andrew Nielsen will join its artistic leadership team as Director of Production. Mr. Nielsen will oversee all technical and production management duties for Houston Ballet locally and internationally. (more...)

Seattle International Dance Festival to Open with Shura Baryshnikov, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

The Seattle International Dance Festival (SIDF) opens June 10 with Shura Baryshnikov and Danielle Davidson's Doppelganger Dance Collective. (more...)

Seattle International Dance Festival to Open with Shura Baryshnikov, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

The Seattle International Dance Festival (SIDF) opens June 10 with Shura Baryshnikov and Danielle Davidson's Doppelganger Dance Collective. See history in the making as the next generation from the great Baryshnikov family travels from Providence RI to open the festival with an original contemporary duet. Joining them on stage is the dynamic duo, former Spectrum Dancers, Shadou Mintrone and Derek Crescenti. They return to Seattle from New York to present their latest collaboration, a new untitled work. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com for 5/8/2016 - 5/15/2016
by BWW - May 15, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 5/8/2016 - 5/15/2016. (more...)

Melissa Errico, Claybourne Elder, Sarah Stiles & More Star in DO I HEAR A WALTZ?, Starting Tonight at Encores!
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

The Encores! production of DO I HEAR A WALTZ?, the romantic, rarely-seen 1965 musical that marked the only collaboration of Richard Rodgers and Stephen Sondheim, opens tonight. (more...)

Jason C. Tramm to Conduct Palmetto Opera's 'Great Voices from Broadway to Opera' in Columbia, SC
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Great stories give voice to great music -  and the musical connection between Broadway and Opera has long fascinated and entertained audiences. In 1900 the theatrical success of David Belasco's play “Madame Butterfly: A Tragedy of Japan” led to Giacomo Puccini's 1904  grand opera “Madama Butterfly,”  which re-emerged in 1988 as David Henry Hwang's  Broadway hit and Tony Award winning  play “M. Butterfly. “  When Jonathan Larson's musical “Rent” opened in 1996 to rave reviews, audiences and critics loved the homage to Puccini's “La Boehme.” (more...)

Houston Grand Opera Announces 2016–17 HGO Studio Artists
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Houston, March 7, 2016—After an international search, Houston Grand Opera (HGO) has chosen three new singers and one new pianist/coach for the 2016–17 HGO Studio. The artists are Yelena Dyachek, soprano, the Ana María Martínez Encouragement Award recipient at Concert of Arias 2016; Zoie Reams, mezzo-soprano, the second-place prize winner at Concert of Arias 2016; Sol Jin, baritone, the Audience Choice Award winner at Concert of Arias 2016; and Peter Walsh, pianist/coach. One of the most respected and highly competitive young artist programs in the world, the HGO Studio provides comprehensive career development to young singers, pianist/coaches, and conductors who have demonstrated potential to make major contributions to the field of opera. The HGO Studio received applications from 475 artists; of those, about 275 were heard in auditions in Houston, New York, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, and Los Angeles. For singers, the audition process culminates in HGO's annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers, held this year on February 4. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera Announces 2016–17 HGO Studio Artists
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

After an international search, Houston Grand Opera (HGO) has chosen three new singers and one new pianist/coach for the 2016-17 HGO Studio. The artists are Yelena Dyachek, soprano, the Ana Maria Martinez Encouragement Award recipient at Concert of Arias 2016;  Zoie Reams, mezzo-soprano, the second-place prize winner at Concert of Arias 2016;  Sol Jin, baritone, the Audience Choice Award winner at Concert of Arias 2016; and Peter Walsh, pianist/coach. One of the most respected and highly competitive young artist programs in the world, the HGO Studio provides comprehensive career development to young singers, pianist/coaches, and conductors who have demonstrated potential to make major contributions to the field of opera. The HGO Studio received applications from 475 artists; of those, about 275 were heard in auditions in Houston, New York, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, and Los Angeles. For singers, the audition process culminates in HGO's annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers, held this year on February 4. (more...)

THE KING AND I, Richard Nelson's 'THE GABRIELS,' 'HEDWIG' & More Set for Kennedy Center's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced programming for the 2016-2017 season for the Center, the National Symphony Orchestra, and Washington National Opera, including its Broadway lineup. (more...)

Breaking News! The Kennedy Center and WNO Announce 2016-17 Season - Partnerships With Yo-Yo Ma, Renee Fleming, and Q-Tip and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced programming for the 2016–2017 season for the Center, the National Symphony Orchestra, and Washington National Opera. Under President Deborah F. Rutter's continued leadership, the Kennedy Center is re-imagining ways of presenting the arts in the 21st century through interdisciplinary programming, immersive audience engagement, and a focus on artist-centric programming. The 2016–2017 season includes significant and institution-wide initiatives from the yearlong celebration marking the Centennial of John F. Kennedy's birth, to three newly appointed Artistic Partners who will lead these artistic and community initiatives (Yo-Yo Ma, Rene?e Fleming, and Q-Tip), and the support of American programming. With more than 2,000 performances across many artistic genres, the Center continues its tradition as the nation's center for the performing arts, commissioning, producing, and presenting the finest of local, national, and international arts. The 2016–2017 season includes 25 commissioned or co-commissioned works and projects across the Center's full range of artistic disciplines. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/5/2016
by - Mar 5, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/5/2016. (more...)

Puppet Adaptation of MADAME BUTTERFLY Set for 2016 Brits Off Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

59E59 Theaters will host BUTTERFLY, Ramesh Meyyappan's striking adaptation of Madame Butterfly, at Brits Off Broadway. Written and directed by Mr. Meyyappan, with puppets by Gavin Glover, BUTTERFLY begins performances on Saturday, April 23 for a limited engagement through Saturday, May 14.  Press opening is Friday, April 29 at 8:30 PM.  The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:30 PM; Friday at 8:30 PM; Saturday at 2:30 PM & 8:30 PM; and Sunday at 3:30 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $25 ($17.50 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org.  (more...)

New 2016-17 Season Announced: The Kennedy Center Artfully Celebrates a Kennedy Centennial
by Ellen Burns - Mar 14, 2016

On March 8, 2016, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced that the upcoming 2016-17 season will honor the late President Kennedy's centennial birthday with an array of partnerships and performances inspired by the ideals that inspired John F. Kennedy himself: Courage, Freedom, Justice, Service and Gratitude. Kennedy Center President Deborah Rutter highlighted the responsibility everyone at the Kennedy Center feels to offer a fully inclusive calendar of events that engage the artistic community, the public and society at large in the broad spectrum of the arts. (more...)

Paulo Szot en concierto tributo a Frank Sinatra en el Teatro Real
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Mar 14, 2016

El ganador de un Tony en 2008 por SOUTH PACIFIC, Paulo Szot, ofrecera un concierto homenaje a Frank Sinatra el proximo 22 de octubre en el Teatro Real. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 3/6/2016 - 3/13/2016
by BWW - Mar 13, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 3/6/2016 - 3/13/2016. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/12/2016
by - Mar 12, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/12/2016. (more...)

Opera Saratoga Sets 2016 Summer Festival Program
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

Lawrence Edelson, Artistic and General Director of Opera Saratoga, announced the program for the 2016 Summer Festival, which will run from May 28 through July 17, 2016. The season will feature three new productions at The Spa Little Theater in Spa State Park in Saratoga Springs, New York, along with a diverse slate of recitals and concerts at multiple locations in Saratoga Springs, Glens Falls, and Albany. (more...)

Dallas Opera Announces Single Ticket Sales for 60th Season, 7/11; EUGENE ONEGIN, MADAME BUTTERFLY and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

 The Dallas Opera is pleased to announce that single tickets for its eagerly-anticipated 2016-2017 '60th' Season and popular Family Performances Series will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 11, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.  (more...)

Chattanooga Symphony & Opera to Hold Open Auditions for CSO Chorus, 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera will be holding open auditions for vocalists interested in joining the CSO Chorus for the 2016/17 season. Auditions will be held on Thursday, June 23 and Tuesday, June 28 from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM in the Chapel at First Baptist Church, located at 401 Gateway Ave. in Chattanooga. The Chorus will be performing next season on Beethoven's Choral Fantasy, the world premiere of Kendra D'Ercole's Wie die Blatter des Herbstes herabfallen, Home for the Holidays, and more. Complete concert dates and details will be available at auditions. Visit the CSO website at www.chattanoogasymphony.org for complete 2016/17 season details. (more...)

Houston Ballet Academy Names New Interim Director
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch AM announced today the appointment of Vicki Attard as Interim Director of Houston Ballet Academy. (more...)

Summer Stages: WEST SIDE STORY, IN THE HEIGHTS, and More Lead BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Picks of the Season
by Sally Henry - Jun 15, 2016

There's nothing like supporting local theatre, is there? This summer, Atlanta's prolific theatre scene offers a wide range of classics like WEST SIDE STORY and recent hits like Lin-Manuel Miranda's IN THE HEIGHTS. (more...)

Updated GODSPELL Plays In Manila, 6/17-26
by BWW Staff - Jun 12, 2016

With familiar tunes such as 'Day by Day' and 'Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord,' the beloved Broadway musical 'GODSPELL, which MusicArtes Inc. is staging on the weekends from June 17 to June 26 at Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium in Makati City, is not to be missed. Conceived and originally directed by John-Michael Tebelak, GODSPELL features music and new lyrics by 'Wicked's' Stephen Schwartz. The play has been revived regularly ever since its Off-Broadway debut in 1971 and film adaptation in 1973, starring renowned American film and stage actor Victor Garber in the role of Jesus. (more...)

Cast Announced for Serenbe Playhouse's MISS SAIGON, Opening This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Serenbe Playhouse, recipient of the prestigious American Theatre Wing grant (2015), is pleased to present the fourth show in its 2016 season, Miss Saigon, with music by Claude- Michel Scho?nberg; lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr., and Alain Boublil; adapted from the original French lyrics by Alain Boublil. (more...)

Puccini's 'Madama Butterfly' Set for GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET on PBS, 8/19
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

The late Anthony Minghella's critically acclaimed production of Puccini's classic Madama Butterfly comes to THIRTEEN'S Great Performances at the Met Friday, August 19 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). (more...)

Great Performances at the Met Features Kristine Opolais and Roberto Alagna in MADAMA BUTTERFLY, 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

The late Anthony Minghella's critically acclaimed production of Puccini's classic Madama Butterfly comes to THIRTEEN'S Great Performances at the Met Friday, August 19 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). (more...)

Serenbe Playhouse's MISS SAIGON, Featuring Real Helicopter, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

For the first time ever presented by a professional Atlanta theatre company, Serenbe Playhouse and its design team have recreated the lush wilderness of Vietnam, complete with an actual Vietnam-flown Huey helicopter landing nightly in the Wildflower Meadow at Serenbe. (more...)

Barbara Cook, 54 SINGS HAIR and More Slated for Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 1/17/2016 - 1/24/2016
by BWW - Jan 24, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 1/17/2016 - 1/24/2016. (more...)

The Dallas Opera Announces 2016-17 Season - MADAME BUTTERFLY, MOBY DICK and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

The Dallas Opera is proud to announce its spectacular 2016-2017 Season, consisting of five brilliant mainstage productions, including two repertoire classics never before performed by this company.  (more...)

CARMEN, MOBY DICK and More Set for Utah Opera's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Utah Opera Artistic Director Christopher McBeth today announced Utah Opera's 2016-17 season. The company's 39th season from October 2016 to May 2017 will feature four main stage productions and a chamber opera that encompass some of opera's greatest tales of the human condition and matters of the heart. (more...)

Tickets on Sale for Berkshire Opera Festival's MADAMA BUTTERFLY, Playing This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

Berkshire Opera Festival (BOF) has announced that tickets are on sale beginning today for its inaugural production of Giacomo Puccini's MADAMA BUTTERFLY. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera Announces Finalists for Concert of Arias Competition, Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Houston, February 2, 2016—Houston Grand Opera (HGO) has chosen the finalists for the 28th annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers Concert of Arias, to be presented in the Cullen Theater at the Wortham Theater Center on today, February 4, at 7 p.m. This year's finalists are: (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 2/21/2016 - 2/28/2016
by BWW - Feb 28, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 2/21/2016 - 2/28/2016. (more...)

Three New Productions Slated for Opera Saratoga's 2016 Summer Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

Lawrence Edelson, Artistic and General Director of Opera Saratoga, announced the program for the 2016 Summer Festival, which will run from May 28th through July 17, 2016. (more...)

LA Opera to Present MADAME BUTTERFLY, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

(Los Angeles) February 22, 2016 — LA Opera's 30th Anniversary Season continues with Giacomo Puccini's beloved Madame Butterfly, starring soprano Ana María Martínez as Cio-Cio-San. (more...)

Photo Flash: LA Lawyers Philharmonic and Celebrity Guests Harmonize to Help Veterans and Homeless Families
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2016

Lawyers and judges who are talented musicians of the LA Lawyers Philharmonic will join celebrity guests to make beautiful music in harmony to help veterans and homeless families on Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 at 7:30 pm.  With selections from South Pacific and Guys & Dolls, this fabulous 'pops' concert supports Salvation Army charities (Westwood Transitional Village, Bessie & David Pregerson Child Development Center & GrowGood urban farm).  (more...)

Broadway by the Bay to Present MISS SAIGON, 3/18-4/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

The musical MISS SAIGON runs from March 18th through April 3rd at the historic Fox Theatre in Redwood City (2215 Broadway Street, Redwood City, CA). (more...)

Alan Ayckbourn, Richard Bean, Philip Ridley & More Set for 2016 BRITS OFF BROADWAY at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

59E59 Theaters has announced the line-up for the this year's Brits Off Broadway festival, the critically acclaimed annual festival of New British Theater. Now in its 12th Season, the 2016 Brits Off Broadway festival kicks off on Tuesday, April 19 and runs through Sunday, July 3.  Single ticket prices range from $25 - $70 ($17.50 - $49 for 59E59 Members). Tickets to Brits Off Broadway go on sale to the general public on March 7, with an exclusive pre-sale for 59E59 Members beginning on March 1. Tickets are available by calling Ticket Central at 212-279-4200 or online at www.59e59.org. (more...)

Breaking News: Melissa Errico, Claybourne Elder, Sarah Stiles & More to Star in Encores! DO I HEAR A WALTZ?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel today announced casting for the Encores! production of Do I Hear a Waltz?, the romantic, rarely-seen 1965 musical that marked the only collaboration of Richard Rodgers and Stephen Sondheim. Do I Hear a Waltz? will star Claybourne Elder, Melissa Errico, Sarah Hunt, Zachary Infante, Cass Morgan, Richard Poe, Michael Rosen, Sarah Stiles, and Richard Troxell. The ensemble includes Kristine Bendul, Paloma Garcia-Lee, Jenny Laroche, Jennifer Locke, Nathan Madden, Skye Mattox, Devin Roberts, Manny Stark, and Alex Wong. (more...)

Naomi Livingstone Will Now Lead BUTTERFLY as Part of Brits Off Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Due to an injury sustained in a bicycle accident, Nicola Daley reluctantly has to pull out of Ramesh Meyyappan's BUTTERFLY, which is receiving its NYC premiere at Brits Off Broadway at 59E59 Theaters. Naomi Livingstone (Aaron Sorkin's The Farnsworth Invention at Sydney's New Theatre) will step into the role for the Brits Off Broadway run. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/11/16- MISS SAIGON
by Stage Tube - Apr 11, 2016

Today in 1991, Miss Saigon opened at the Broadway Theatre, where it ran for 4092 performances. Miss Saigon is a musical by Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil, with lyrics by Boublil and Richard Maltby, Jr. It is based on Giacomo Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly, and similarly tells the tragic tale of a doomed romance involving an Asian woman abandoned by her American lover. The musical premiered at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, in London on 20 September 1989, closing after over four thousand performances, on 30 October 1999.The musical represented Schonberg and Boublil's second major success, following Les Miserables in 1985. (more...)

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