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Widely renowned for fueling the resurrection of Handelís operas, City Opera continues its exploration of the Baroque by presenting the New York premiere of Georg Philipp Telemannís 1726 opera Orpheus. Rediscovered only in the late 20th century, this inventive score showcases the composerís progressive spirit and vivid imagination.



The tri-lingual libretto in German, French, and Italian features text drawn from operas by Handel and Lully and offers a unique twist on the Orpheus myth, focusing on the character Orasia, Queen of Thrace, whose jealousy brings about the destruction of Orpheus and Eurydice.



Debut artist Daniel Teadt sings the title role in this new production staged at El Museo del Barrio (1230 Fifth Avenue between 104th and 105th Streets). Performed in German, French, and Italian with English supertitles.



Opera Saratoga 2017 Summer Festival presents THE CRADLE WILL ROCK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today complete casting for the three exciting new productions that will comprise the company's 2017 Summer Festival, which will build on the company's commitment to producing masterpieces from the operatic cannon, important American works, and works in which dance plays an integral role. In addition, a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events will be presented from May 28th through July 16th at venues throughout the region. (more...)

Casting Announced for Opera Saratoga's 2017 Summer Festival Season, Featuring BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today complete casting for the three exciting new productions that will comprise the company's 2017 Summer Festival, which will build on the company's commitment to producing masterpieces from the operatic cannon, important American works, and works in which dance plays an integral role. In addition, a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events will be presented from May 28th through July 16th at venues throughout the region. (more...)

NJPAC Announces New Season of Classical Performances for 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Classical Shows at NJPAC. Get your tickets now at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722). (more...)

THE SCHOOL FOR LIES is in Session at The Artistic Home 7/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

The Artistic Home will follow up its highly acclaimed and Jeff recommended production of By the Bog of Cats - a contemporary Irish take on Medea - with a much cheerier updating of a classic. Their summer production for 2017 will be David Ives' comedy in verse, The School for Lies. As Ives did with The Liar, his 'translaptation' of Corneille's Le Menteur, he honors the French 17th Century practice of writing in verse, but uses contemporary language even as he maintains the Moliere play's original setting of Paris in 1666. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for the Fugard Theatre's KING KONG: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Over half a century since the original production, the Fugard Theatre's forthcoming, brand new production of the legendary South African musical KING KONG is fully cast, with rehearsals commencing on 12 June. (more...)

Announcing the 77th Opera Season in Miami & Fort Lauderdale
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Under the leadership of General Director and CEO Susan T. Danis, Florida Grand Opera's 2017-18 season continues the upward trajectory of the past few seasons. (more...)

Jacksonville Symphony and Zurich Chamber Orchestra Join Kravis Center's 2017-18 Regional Arts Series Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is announcing a revised 2017/2018 Regional Arts MUSIC "At Eight" and MUSIC "At Two" Concert Series, featuring an incredible roster of world-class orchestras and performing artists. Leonard and Sophie Davis sponsor the popular series, for which subscriptions are now available for purchase. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 4, 2017
by - Jun 4, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Poetic Theater Productions presents VILLAGE ORPHEUS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Poetic Theater Productions has announced that it will present VILLAGE Orpheus, an innovative play by Mickey Bolmer and directed by Daniel Roberts, that dives into the creative counterculture of New York's postwar Greenwich Village, July 11th and July 14th at The Wild Project (195 E 3rd Street), as part of the 2017 Fresh Fruit Festival. www.poetictheater.com (more...)

Kirshbaum Associates Announce 2017-2018 Season Concert Highlights
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

92Y's 17-18 season opens on October 5 with internationally renowned cellist Mischa Maisky joining the ¬ďamazing precision¬Ē (Huffington Post) of the notably conductorless Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, which returns to 92Y for the first time in 15 years, to celebrate the cellist's 70th birthday season. Together, they open 92Y's illustrious concert season with Schubert's beloved ¬ďArpeggione¬Ē Sonata, arranged for cello and string orchestra by Dobrinka Tabakova, as well as Arensky's Variations on a Theme by Tchaikovsky, and Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings.¬† Acclaimed for the sheer intensity and vigor of his performances, Maisky has the distinct honor of being the only cellist in the world to have studied under both Gregor Piatigorsky and Mlatislav Rostrapovich.¬† The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra is renowned as one of the foremost chamber orchestras in the world, with more than 70 albums in its sprawling discography since its founding in 1972. (more...)

Opera Saratoga presents a New Production of THE CRADLE WILL ROCK 7/9-16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Opera Saratoga presents a new production of Marc Blitzstein's The Cradle Will Rock, directed and choreographed by Lawrence Edelson, and conducted by noted Maestro John Mauceri (company debut), who has been responsible for many significant operatic restorations, including Blitzstein's Regina. (more...)

See What's On at the Wild Project Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Find out what's happening at The Wild Project! (more...)

Liverpool Has A 'Reel' Brazilica Treat In Store This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Brazilica organiser Liverpool Carnival Company is delighted to announce the return of its popular Film Festival for 2017, showcasing the best of Brazilian cinema. (more...)

Concerts at Kent Town 2017 Season Opens Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Now in its tenth year the popular community Concerts at Kent Town continues to go from strength to strength as it opens the doors of the historic Wesley Church, Kent Town for another season of welcoming monthly Wednesday afternoon concerts. And, yes admission price is still $10 which includes a generous afternoon tea. (more...)

Michael Stiggers to Headline Hip Hop Musical iLLA! at O'Neill Center; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Producers have announced the full cast for iLLA! A Hip Hop Musical at the 2017 Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's National Music Theater Conference (NMTC) this July. (more...)

River Stage Festival Returns to London's South Bank; Full Line Up Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Five free weekends of the best and brightest entertainment from some of the UK's leading arts and culture organisations will once again arrive at London's South Bank this summer; The Glory, HOME, Manchester, WOMAD, Rambert and the National Theatre each 'take over' the River Stage for a weekend throughout July and August. (more...)

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2017 Announces Opening Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival , one of New York's premier summer performance series, kicks off its 51st season on July 25. Among the highlights in the first two weeks are a special opening concert led by Louis Langrée, Renée and Robert Belfer Music Director, featuring traditional and indigenous songs from Mozart's time; a choral presentation by Les Arts Florissants; and guest conductors Edward Gardner and Gianandrea Noseda; festival debuts by more than 10 artists, including Kit Armstrong, Janai Brugger, Jennifer Johnson Cano, S? Percussion, Beatrice Rana, Ksenija Sidorova, and the Young People's Chorus of New York City; and the New York premiere of David Lang's concerto for percussion, man made. A complete listing of events from July 25 through August 6 follows. (more...)

Legendary Violinist Darryl Way to Release New Concept Album/Rock Opera 'Underworld'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Much to the excitement of prog music fans worldwide, legendary Curved Air violinist Darryl Way is releasing a new Concept Album/Rock Opera called ¬ďUnderworld¬Ē on June 21st. ¬ďUnderworld¬Ē is released in 2 versions: ¬ďUnderworld Rock Opera Complete¬Ē which is the whole show with dialogue and narration and ¬ďUnderworld Rock Opera the Songs¬Ē which just contains the songs. (more...)

Multiple Award Winner Sne Dladla in Solo Stand-up Show ICHAMELEON at the Baxter Studio this Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Award-winning actor, comic and musician Sne Dladla possesses an irresistible charm and raw talent and will soon star in ICHAMELEON, presented by Nik Rabinowitz and directed by Loukmaan Adams. The show runs at the Baxter's Golden Arrow Studio until 8 July. (more...)

NEA Awards Orpheus Chamber Orchestra $40,000 Art Works Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects across the country in the NEA's second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included in this announcement is an Art Works award of $40,000 to Orpheus Chamber Orchestra to launch a 2018 nationwide tour, further their education and community initiatives, and introduce the new Orpheus Music Academy training program. The NEA received 1,728 Art Works applications and will make 1,029 grants ranging from $10,000 to $100,000. (more...)

Announcing Lincoln Center's White Light Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss today announced Lincoln Center's 2017 White Light Festival, which runs from October 18 through November 15. With more than 35 events presented in 13 venues throughout the city, including U.S. and New York premieres and nine commissions, the eighth annual international festival will explore transcendence, interior illumination, and faith in the human spirit, as exhibited through artistic expression across continents and centuries. The multidisciplinary festival takes its name from a quotation by Estonian composer Arvo Part: "Icouldcomparemymusic to white light, which contains all colors. Only a prism can divide the colors and make them appear; this prism could be the spirit of the listener." (more...)

BWW Review: L.A. DANCE PROJECT: Stellar Dancers, Yet a Lost Mission Statement
by Barnett Serchuk - Jun 20, 2017

I don't know if it was me, but attending L.A. Dance Project on June 14, 2017, was a bit dispiriting. If this was an evening meant to deliver the L.A. Dance Project message: 'we're here folks, watch out, we're going to overtake the dance world,' it didn't register. What should have been a strong cold brew was tepid tea. (more...)

BWW Dance Interview: Mark d'At-Pace
by Barnett Serchuk - Jun 18, 2017

Broadwayworld Dance recently conducted an interview with Australian ballet dancer Mark d'At Pace, find out about his life and career. (more...)

Doug Varone and Dancers to Perform in 2017 VICTORY DANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2017

New York City's famed Doug Varone and Dancers will perform Lux in 2017 Victory Dance, presented by The New 42nd Street and The New Victory Theater, on Thursdays, July 13 & 20, 2017 at 7pm at The Duke on 42nd Street (229 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Doug Varone and Dancers to Perform in 2017 Victory Dance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

New York City's famed Doug Varone and Dancers will perform Lux in 2017 Victory Dance, presented by The New 42nd Street and The New Victory Theater, on Thursdays, July 13 & 20, 2017 at 7pm at The Duke on 42nd Street (229 West 42nd Street).  (more...)

FRESH FRUIT At 15: the Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Established in 1991, All Out Arts is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit devoted to bringing together the diverse artistic, organizational, political and financial resources of the LGBTQ community in order to fight intolerance. All Out Arts fulfills its mission by supporting arts organizations within the community through fiscal sponsorship, events, contests, collaborations, networking events for emerging artists, and by sponsoring productions, concerts and exhibitions of visual arts. We confront homophobia through the humanizing influence of the arts, and the Fresh Fruit Festival is the primary expression of the All Out Arts mission. (more...)

Final Show of SUMMERWORKS Announced at the Wild Project
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The final show of SUMMERWORKS and Fresh Fruit Line Up Announced at the wild project. (more...)

Full Programme for SPIRIT OF '47 Announced at Edinburgh International Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Today the International Festival and British Council announce full details for Spirit of '47, a co-curated programme celebrating international cultural collaboration. The 10 day season of events features performances, screenings and talks from all over the world. (more...)

Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival-Selections Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

The Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival is thrilled to announce the selections for the Second Annual Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival (AMTF), which will be held July 30 and 31, and August 1, 2017, at Out Front Theatre. The AMTF will be three nights of original musical theatre performances by local artists, as well as showcase performances of professional productions and educational groups. Performances will be open to the artistic community, the public, and the press. Twenty-two submissions were accepted and three shows have been selected for the second annual event. Tickets are $15-45 (not including taxes and fees), and will go on sale June 19th at www.TheAMTF.com. All three productions will be performed at Out Front Theatre, at 8pm on Sunday, July 30, Monday, July 31 and Tuesday, August 1. Out Front Theatre is located at 999 Brady Avenue Atlanta, GA 30318. (more...)

INDECENT's Rebecca Taichman Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Rebecca Taichman has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play for INDECENT. (more...)

INDECENT's Christopher Akerlind Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design of a Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Christopher Akerlind has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design of a Play for INDECENT. (more...)

Tony Talk: Best Direction of a Play, INDECENT's Rebecca Taichman
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 11, 2017

Rebecca Taichman has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play for Indecent. (more...)

Raw, Fearless CUMBRE FLAMENCA to Dance Into Hollywood This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

The Andalucia region of southern Spain will be heating up the city of Los Angeles Sunday, July 9 at 7:00pm with the next highly anticipated production of 'Cumbre Flamenca' (Flamenco Summit) featuring internationally renowned flamenco icons Belen Maya and Domingo Ortega for a special evening of spellbinding music and dance. (more...)

Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival Comes to Out Front Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

The Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival, now in its second year, is becoming the premiere musical theatre festival in the Southeast. Local artists, professional producers, members of the media, and theatre patrons will assemble for three thrilling nights of original musical theatre performances. The festival received submissions from around the world, and three diverse musical productions have been selected to be showcased. (more...)

BWW Previews: IN THE MIDDLE OF THE OCEAN at Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival
by Justin Cole Adams - Jul 20, 2017

Ever wonder how one-person musicals are born? In that case, read all about IN THE MIDDLE OF THE OCEAN, because this Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival selection is just that. With the lyricist, composer, music director and creator also being the sole actor on stage, Chris Alonzo is a bit of a multi-tasker. (more...)

BWW Interview: Tracy Nicole Chapman Rehearsing SHOUT SISTER SHOUT! at Pasadena Playhouse
by Don Grigware - Jul 19, 2017

Actress/singer Tracy Nicole Chapman is best known for originating the role of Shenzi in the Broadway production of The Lion King. She also appeared on Broadway in The Who's Tommy, Caroline, or Change and Cy Coleman's The Life. Other theatre credits include the Broadway revivals of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, The Music Man, and Into the Woods. She also toured with Jelly's Last Jam, Dreamgirls and Once on This Island. She is about to star in a world premiere musical Shout, Sister, Shout! about the life of gospel singer Rosetta Tharpe. Chapman took time out of her busy schedule to chat with us about the musical and playing Rosetta Tharpe. (more...)

Poetic Theater Productions presents VILLAGE ORPHEUS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

After two sold out performances and rave reviews, Poetic Theater Productions has announced that it will present a special encore performance of VILLAGE Orpheus, an innovative play by Mickey Bolmer and directed by Daniel Roberts, that dives into the creative counterculture of New York's postwar Greenwich Village, Sunday, July 23 at 7:30PM at The Wild Project (195 E 3rd Street), as part of the 2017 Fresh Fruit Festival. www.poetictheater.com (more...)

DIVA Starring Amelia Farrugia Comes to Sydney
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

In this exciting world premiere presented by City Recital Hall, popular soprano Amelia Farrugia stars in what promises to be an uplifting celebration of great Australian divas, taking the audience on a journey through the life and career of June Bronhill and Dame Joan Sutherland. (more...)

21C Media Group Previews 2017-18 Season of Opera, Choral and Vocal Music
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

21C Media Group has announced highlights from its 2017-18 selection of opera, vocal and choral music, featuring concerts, special events, broadcasts and recordings. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Shreveport Dance Academy Announces Summer Intensive Faculty
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

]EMILY LOSCOCCO, former principal dancer of Festival Ballet Providence, PHILLIP BROOMHEAD, former principal dancer of the Houston Ballet and the Royal Ballet, and BETSY McBRIDE of American Ballet Theatre, and SIMON WEXLER former principal dancer of Texas Ballet Theatre will be members of the faculty for the Shreveport Dance Academy's Summer Intensive in Shreveport, Louisiana. (more...)

Star-Studded South African Production of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Set for The Fugard
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

An all South African production of the West End smash hit comedy SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE comes to the Fugard Theatre in 2017 with the best of this country's acting talent. This South African premiere is a Fugard Theatre production presented by Eric Abraham. (more...)

Bay Street Theater's 26th Annual Summer Gala Was A Success
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts held the 26th Annual Summer Gala in Sag Harbor on the Long Wharf on July 15, 2017. The event benefits Bay Street's educational and theatrical programs. The evening included special performances as well as a silent auction, cocktail party, live 'Fantasy Auction,' dinner and dancing. (more...)

Doug Varone and Dancers Presents DEVICES Choreographic Intensive & Mentorship Program Showcase
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

New York City's famed Doug Varone and Dancers will once again present the DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive & Mentorship Program Showcase from Thursday, August 10 - Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 7:30pm at Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center, 280 Broadway (Entrance at 53A Chambers), NYC. T (more...)

Doug Varone and Dancers present DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive & Mentorship Program Showcase
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

New York City's famed Doug Varone and Dancers will once again present the DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive & Mentorship Program Showcasefrom Thursday, August 10 - Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 7:30pm at Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center,280 Broadway (Entrance at 53A Chambers), NYC.  Tickets are $12 in advance and $17 at the door, and will be available at https://gibneydance.org/performance/. (more...)

Gidon Kremer, Julia Wolfe, ICE and More Set for BAC's Fall 2017 Music Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Baryshnikov Arts Center's (BAC) Fall 2017 music presentations include BAC Salon: Telemann, Farrin, Wolfe + Prokofiev featuring the New York premiere of a work by Julia Wolfe (October 5 and 6); violin virtuoso Gidon Kremer performing Mieczyslaw Weinberg's 24 Preludes, Op. 100 (October 31 and November 1); and BAC Salon: Pauline Oliveros featuring IONE and International Contemporary Ensemble (November 28). (more...)

Upcoming Events for THE FRESH FRUIT FESTIVAL Announced at the wild project
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The 15th Anniversary festival of LGBT arts features two weeks of theater, dance, musicals, cabaret, art, and more!  (more...)

Faran Tahir Returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to Play OTHELLO at Free For All
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) Free For All, one of the capital's most beloved annual traditions offering free performances of a Shakespearean classic to the general public each summer, will return next month with the Company's 2016 production of William Shakespeare's Othello. Helmed by internationally acclaimed director Ron Daniels and starring screen actor Faran Tahir in the titular role, the production will run at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F St. NW) from August 15-27, offering more than 12,000 people the chance to see the play free of charge. (more...)

SoBe Arts to Present World Premiere of TESLA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

This September, SoBe Arts will present the world premiere of TESLA, a multidisciplinary opera, by Carson Kievman and Thomas Babe, about the exceptional life, explorations and brilliant inventions of Nikola Tesla.  We are please to announce our amazing cast and creative team and share the story of Tesla. (more...)

The Williams Project presents BLUES FOR MISTER CHARLIE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

The Williams Project, in partnership with Emerald City Bible Fellowship and Franklin High School, presents James Baldwin's classic American play Blues for Mister Charlie. Baldwin's rarely produced masterpiece explores race and violence in the United States with honesty, music, dark humor, and compassion. Blues for Mister Charlie will run September 6 - 10, 2017 at Emerald City Bible Fellowship and September 13 - 17, 2017 at Franklin High School. Opening night is September 7, 2017. Each performance of Blues for Mister Charlie will be followed by a facilitated discussion, featuring leadership from the community hosting the performance and Williams Project artists. All tickets are Pay-What-You-Can and available for reservation now through the online box office at thewilliamsproject.org/tickets.  (more...)

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