Passion
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2700 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20566
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Based on the film Passione d'Amore directed by Ettore Scola

Based on the novel Fosca by I. U. Tarchetti

PASSION, winner of 4 Tony Awards including Best Music and Lyrics, Best Book, and Best Musical, features music and lyrics by the acclaimed Stephen Sondheim (Sweeney Todd, West Side Story, Company, Follies, Into The Woods, Gypsy) and book by James Lapine (Falsettos, Into The Woods, Sunday In The Park With George).


PASSION opened on Broadway in 1994, and received its London revival in 2010 at the Donmar Warehouse as part of Stephen Sondheim's 80th birthday celebrations.

Stephen Sondheim's PASSION revolves around a handsome Italian solider, Giorgio, separated from his beautiful mistress, who is shattered and ultimately changed by the unconditional and obsessive love of Fosca, his Colonel's chronically ill and plain cousin. Her unrelenting passions force him to re-evaluate his beliefs about love and attraction between two human beings.


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by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

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by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

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by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

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Judy Kaye, Christina Bianco, Levi Kreis and More Set for Feinstein's at the Nikko, June 2014
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MA College of Art and Design Student Artwork Inspired by Handel's SAMSON on View at Symphony Hall
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Broadway Designer Mark Adam Rampmeyer Becomes Head of Goodspeed's Costume Collection
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

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Jeffrey Siegel's Keyboard Conversations are brilliantly polished concerts-with-commentary format in which captivating remarks precede virtuoso performances of piano masterpieces. The Los Angeles Times acclaims "Jeffrey Siegel has everything: massive technique, musical sensitivity and character, wide tonal resources, immense reserves of power, and the ability to communicate." These talents will be displayed at Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom as Mr. Siegel concludes this season's series of concerts with Mistresses and Masterpieces on May 18. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Variety writes that stage and small screen actor Walter Roy Beery passed away on April 6 due to complications from lymphoma. He was 75. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Signature Theatre's THE THREEPENNY OPERA - Mitchell Jarvis and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Virginia's Tony-Award winning Signature Theatre announces the cast for The Threepenny Opera, Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's cutting and enduring critique of capitalism and corruption. Directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Tender Napalm, Dreamgirls, Really Really), the production stars Mitchell Jarvis (Broadway's Rock of Ages) as the charismatic Macheath, known to popular culture as Mack the Knife. Scroll down for a first look at the cast! (more...)

Casts Revealed for Pride Films and Plays' Gay Play Weekend, Running 5/9-11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Pride Films and Plays' Gay Play Weekend is one of the most exciting events for LGBT theater lovers, as five great new scripts are brought to life in enhanced staged readings directed by Chicago's top directors. The first three years of the contest had produced finalists and award winners like At The Flash by Sean Chandler and David Leeper, Under A Rainbow Flag by Leo Schwartz, Learn to Be Latina by Enrique Urueta, and Directions for Restoring the Apparently Dead by Martin Casella. (more...)

SubscriberWise: Two Competing Models with Two Perfect Scores
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Carly Ozard to Debut MIDLER ON THE ROOF at The Duplex, 5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

After sold-out performances in New York City and her hometown of San Francisco, cabaret singer Carly Ozard will debut her latest show Midler on the Roof at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, May 25, 2014 at cabaret institution The Duplex, 61 Christopher Street at 7th Avenue in New York City. Tickets are $10 (plus a 2-drink minimum) and advance reservations are highly recommended by contacting (212) 255-5438 or www.theduplex.com. (more...)

Stanley Tucci & More Coming to Pivot Programming in 2014
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Pivot, Participant Media's network targeting Millennials, age 18-34, today unveiled a robust development slate, and a greenlight for 'Fortitude,' a 12-episode Sky/Pivot original series starring Stanley Tucci, Michael Gambon, Sienna Guillory, and Luke Treadaway. (more...)

Stars of MELISSA & JOEY, BABY DADDY Set for Live Twitter Chat Tonight
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Investigation Discovery Announces Powerful April Programming Slate
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Audra McDonald, Video Games Live & More Included in RPO's Full 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) announced its 2014-15 Philharmonics and Pops concerts in February, but today reveals the remainder of its 92nd season, presented by Dawn & Jacques Lipson. Subscriptions to OrKIDStra and Sunday Matinees are available today to new and renewing subscribers, and tickets for Specials are now available as add-ons to all 14/15 subscribers. Single tickets for all 14/15 concerts go on sale to the general public on Friday, August 1, 2014. (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at Estelle Parsons and Stephen Spinella Onstage in THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 16, 2014

Now in previews, The Velocity of Autumn is a 90-minute powder keg dark comedy by Eric Coble that stars Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons (Bonnie and Clyde, 'Roseanne') and two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Spinella (Angels in America, Lincoln, '24'), is directed by Molly Smith and will open Monday, April 21, 2014. This limited Broadway engagement of The Velocity of Autumn follows a sold-out, critically acclaimed run at Washington DC's Arena Stage (Edgar Dobie, Executive Producer) in the fall of 2013. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the new play on stage! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Mack is Back! Promo for Signature Theatre's THE THREEPENNY OPERA
by Stage Tube - Apr 16, 2014

Virginia's Tony-Award winning Signature Theatre presents The Threepenny Opera, Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's cutting and enduring critique of capitalism and corruption. Directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Tender Napalm, Dreamgirls, Really Really), the production stars Mitchell Jarvis (Broadway's Rock of Ages) as the charismatic Macheath, known to popular culture as Mack the Knife. Click below to watch a foreboding promo for the show! (more...)

PAUL ROBESON Playwright Phillip Hayes Dean Passes Away at 83
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

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by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

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Photo Flash: First Look at Teater Manu's SJALUSI at Deaf West Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Deaf West Theatre brings Teater Manu, Norway's professional sign language theater company, to the U.S. for the first time. Directed by Magne Brevik, the U.S. premiere of Sjalusi ('Jealousy') by Esther Vilar gets a limited 2-week engagement April 24 - May 4 at [Inside] the Ford. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

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