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Ridgefield Playhouse Presents Othello 10/5; Full Oct. Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

New York's the Met and London's National Theatre bring the best of their performances Live in HD to The Ridgefield Playhouse this fall. Diva Anna Netrebko stars with Mariusz Kwiecien in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin on Saturday, October 5, at 12:55 p.m. Shakespeare's Othello will star Tom Robertson and Rory Kinnear on Tuesday, October 15, at 6:30 p.m. William Kentridge storms the Met in Shostakovich's The Nose on Monday, October 28, at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

The Queens Players Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Now thru 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

Fresh from their critically acclaimed, sold out productions of Twelfth Night, Much Ado About Nothing, Euripides' The Bacchae, and Macbeth, The Queens Players returns for their debut performance in the newly redesigned Little Theatre with a magical, Night Circus reimagining of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Director Illana Stein's vision of the dichotomy between the monochromatic mortal world of Athens and the black-light drenched, twilight infused circus-realm of the fairies will bring audiences right 'into the tent' so to speak. True love will be tested, two worlds will collide, and mischief will be made! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of The Queens Players' A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

Fresh from their critically acclaimed, sold out productions of Twelfth Night, Much Ado About Nothing, Euripides' The Bacchae, and Macbeth, The Queens Players returns for its debut performance in the newly redesigned Little Theatre with a magical, Night Circus reimagining of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)

Midtown International Theatre Festival's Awards Ceremony Set for 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

The Midtown International Theatre Festival (MITF) presents their Thirteenth Annual Season AWARDS CEREMONY on Monday, September 30, 2012 at 7pm at The Actors Temple Theater, 339 W. 47th Street, NYC. Tickets are $15 and are available now at www.midtownfestival.org by phone at 866-811-4111. Each paid admission includes tickets redeemable for one refreshment, beer, wine, or soft drink. Doors open at 7pm; awards begin at 8pm. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Broadcast The Met's EUGENE ONEGIN, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

Infatuation. Seduction. Grandeur. It's all in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin starring diva Anna Netrebko with Mariusz Kwiecien from the Met Live in HD on Saturday, October 5, at 12:55 p.m. at The Ridgefield Playhouse. Britain's premier theatre experience, National Theatre Live in HD, comes to the Playhouse with the award-winning Macbeth on Monday, October 21, at 6:30 p.m. For dinner-and-theater, Bernard's (22 West Lane, Ridgefield) is offering a special $45 prix-fixe menu, or a free glass of wine with dinner, before this event when tickets are presented; reservations suggested; opens at 5 p.m. Visit ridgfieldplayhouse.org for video previews of the Met Live in HD Series. These opera and NTL series are underwritten by the following supporters: Jeanne Cook, Anita and Nicholas Donofrio, Liz and Steven Goldstone, Marilyn and Joe Kreitz, Joanne and John Patrick, Starbucks Coffee, Sabina and Walter Slavin, Taylor Zemo Foundation and The Ridgefield Press. (more...)

Scoop: SIBERIA on NBC - Today, September 16, 2013
by TV Scoop - Sep 16, 2013

Get all the scoop on SIBERIA, airing on NBC today, September 16, 2013! (more...)

The Vagrancy to Present Lucy Thurber's BOTTOM OF THE WORLD, 10/12-11/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2013

The Vagrancy is honored to bring you the West Coast Premiere of BOTTOM OF THE WORLD by Lucy Thurber. This poignant, quirky, emotional drama unfolds around a young woman dealing with her sister's sudden death. This life-affirming piece, helmed by Director Sabina Ptasznik, flashes back to 1910 Appalachia accompanied by live bluegrass band, Blue Bird Bandits. BOTTOM OF THE WORLD elicits a heartfelt look at the various characters' struggle through loss and longing, while striving for human connection. Ptasznik says, 'This is the kind of show that asks you to abandon your perception of what love is. It is my hope that someone who sees the show is inspired to question what people in their lives mean in simple, yet unconventional, ways. This show is a return to simplicity in complicated, heavy times.'After the play patrons are welcome to a VAGRANT HOOTENANNY hosted by Blue Bird Bandits. Fun, dancing and moonshine guaranteed. Playwright Lucy Thurber's THE HILL TOWN PLAYS, a 5-play cycle, currently plays in 4 venues all across New York City. BOTTOM OF THE WORLD opens at The Lounge Theatres and runs October 12th - November 3rd. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of The Queens Players' A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2013

Fresh from their critically acclaimed, sold out productions of Twelfth Night, Much Ado About Nothing, Euripides' The Bacchae, and Macbeth, The Queens Players returns for its debut performance in the newly redesigned Little Theatre with a magical, Night Circus reimagining of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)

ALASKAN WOMEN LOOKING FOR LOVE on TLC's New Series
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2013

This fall, six native Alaskan women tempt fate to find true love in TLC's new series ALASKAN WOMEN LOOKING FOR LOVE. As these ladies say, when it comes to dating on the island of Kodiak, Alaska, 'the odds are good, but the goods can be a little odd.' Faced with men consumed by fishing and hunting, often sporting long hair and scruffy beards, these women are fed up with their options. (more...)

The Met Live in HD's EUGENE ONEGIN and THE NOSE Screens at Ridgefield Playhouse Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

The grand incomparable spectacle of opera returns to The Ridgefield Playhouse this fall with an impressive lineup broadcast from the Met Live in HD. Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin stars diva Anna Netrebko with Mariusz Kwiecien today, October 5, at 12:55 p.m. On Monday, October 28, at 6:30 p.m., William Kentridge storms the Met in Shostakovich's The Nose. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen TOSCA & THE HABIT OF ART Live in HD in November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

The grandeur of Italian opera Live in HD from the Met will feature Puccini's Tosca starring Patricia Racette and Sondra Radvanovsky on Saturday, November 9, at 12:55 p.m. at The Ridgefield Playhouse. Benjamin Britten stars in Alan Bennett's play The Habit of Art on Wednesday, November 20, at 6:30 p.m. Live in HD from London's National Theatre. For tickets ($25 adults, $20 seniors/members, $15 students, $18 each for all 10 in the series), call the box office at (203) 438-5795, or order online at ridgefieldplayhouse.org. (more...)

The Met Live in HD's THE NOSE Screens at Ridgefield Playhouse Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

The grand incomparable spectacle of opera returns to The Ridgefield Playhouse this fall with an impressive lineup broadcast from the Met Live in HD.Tonight, October 28, at 6:30 p.m., William Kentridge storms the Met in Shostakovich's The Nose. (more...)

Roundabout's DINNER WITH FRIENDS to Begin Previews Jan 17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that Dinner with Friends by Pulitzer Prize winnerDonald Margulies, directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon will open on February 13, 2014. The cast will include Jeremy Shamos as 'Gabe,' Darren Pettie as 'Tom', Marin Hinkle as 'Karen,' and Maria Dizzia as 'Beth.' (more...)

Oxygen Announces Contestants for BEST INK Season 3, Premiering 12/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

Oxygen's hit tattoo competition series 'Best Ink' is back for season three with more artists, bigger challenges, and extra attitude, premiering on Wednesday, December 4 at 10 PM ET/PT. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen NTL 50 YEARS ON STAGE, 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2013

Experiencing a play from Britain's National Theatre in London is possible thanks to the Live in HD series at The Ridgefield Playhouse, which will broadcast NTL 50 Years on Stage on Sunday, December 1, at 6:30 p.m. to celebrate its 50th anniversary, The National Theatre of Great Britain presents a once-in-a-lifetime performance featuring stars from its early golden period under the leadership of Laurence Olivier at the Old Vic theatre to its now iconic building in the heart of London. The anniversary performance will feature Britain's finest theatrical talent, including renowned writers such as Harold Pinter, Peter Shaffer, Tom Stoppard, Alan Bennett and David Hare, and celebrated actors including Maggie Smith, Derek Jacobi, Judi Dench, Michael Gambon and the rising stars of today. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Broadcast THE NOSE, FRANKENSTEIN & THE HABIT OF THE ART in HD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

Thanks to the Live in HD series, the best of British theatre and The New York Metropolitan opera are coming to The Ridgefield Playhouse. The Met's inventive production of Shostakovich's The Nose will fill the Playhouse on Monday, October 28. Appropriately for Halloween, Frankenstein stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller on Thursday, October 31. Alan Bennett's The Habit of Art is center stage on Wednesday, November 20. These performances start at 6:30 p.m. and include behind-the-scenes tours and commentary by some of the genres' most revered stars. For dinner-and-a-show, Bernard's (22 West Lane, Ridgefield) is offering a special $45 prix-fixe menu, or a free glass of wine with dinner when tickets for Frankenstein and The Habit of Art are presented; reservations suggested beginning at 5 p.m.These events are underwritten by Jeanne Cook, Anita and Nicholas Donofrio, Liz and Steven Goldstone, Marilyn and Joe Kreitz, Joanne and John Patrick, Sabina and Walter Slavin, Taylor Zemo Foundation and The Ridgefield Press with support from Starbucks and Whistle Stop Bakery (products available in the lobby) and media sponsor WSHU. (more...)

First Luxury Shopping Mall to Open in Azerbaijan Capital Baku, Spring 2014
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, is set to become the next global market opportunity for luxury brands with the launch of an exclusive new shopping mall in the city promising to attract discerning consumers from across the Caucasus region. Located in Baku city, Port Baku has been designed by leading British architects Broadway Malayan, and is scheduled to open in the spring of 2014. (more...)

Midtown International Theatre Festival Announces 2013 Award Winners
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 14, 2013

The Midtown International Theatre Festival (MITF) announced the winners of the MITF 2013 Season Awards. The Award ceremony was held on Monday, September 30, 2013 at 7pm at The Actors Temple Theater, 339 W. 47th Street, NYC. (more...)

The Vagrancy Presents Lucy Thurber's BOTTOM OF THE WORLD, Now thru 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2013

The Vagrancy is honored to bring you the West Coast Premiere of BOTTOM OF THE WORLD by Lucy Thurber. This poignant, quirky, emotional drama unfolds around a young woman dealing with her sister's sudden death. This life-affirming piece, helmed by Director Sabina Ptasznik, flashes back to 1910 Appalachia accompanied by live bluegrass band, Blue Bird Bandits. BOTTOM OF THE WORLD elicits a heartfelt look at the various characters' struggle through loss and longing, while striving for human connection. Ptasznik says, 'This is the kind of show that asks you to abandon your perception of what love is. It is my hope that someone who sees the show is inspired to question what people in their lives mean in simple, yet unconventional, ways. This show is a return to simplicity in complicated, heavy times.'After the play patrons are welcome to a VAGRANT HOOTENANNY hosted by Blue Bird Bandits. Fun, dancing and moonshine guaranteed. Playwright Lucy Thurber's THE HILL TOWN PLAYS, a 5-play cycle, currently plays in 4 venues all across New York City. BOTTOM OF THE WORLD opens at The Lounge Theatres and runs tonight, October 12th - November 3rd. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen Verdi's Falstaff the Met Live in HD on December 15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

Verdi's Falstaff starring Ambrogio Maestri will be Live in HD at The Ridgefield Playhouse from the stage of The Metropolitan Opera in New York on Sunday, December 15, at 5 p.m. (more...)

Filament Theatre & Greenwich Theatre's MOMO to Tour London in Spring 2014
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2013

Filament Theatre and Greenwich Theatre have announced the London tour of the new production Momo, which will play at Polka Theatre, Greenwich Theatre and Stratford Circus from 12th March 2014 to 5th April 2014. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen Verdi's FALSTAFF Live in HD, 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

Verdi's Falstaff starring Ambrogio Maestri will be Live in HD at The Ridgefield Playhouse from the stage of The Metropolitan Opera in New York on Sunday, December 15, at 5 p.m. What a comfortable way to enjoy the grand spectacle of opera! For dinner-and-opera, Bernard's (22 West Lane, Ridgefield) is offering a special $45 prix-fixe menu, or a free glass of wine with dinner, before this event, when tickets are presented; reservations suggested. Visit ridgfieldplayhouse.org for video previews of the Met Live in HD Series which is underwritten by the following supporters: Jeanne Cook, Anita and Nicholas Donofrio, Liz and Steven Goldstone, Marilyn and Joe Kreitz, Joanne and John Patrick, Starbucks Coffee, Sabina and Walter Slavin, Taylor Zemo Foundation and The Ridgefield Press. (more...)

CGAP Announces the Winner of The 2013 Photo Contest
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The winner of the 2013 CGAP Photo Contest isTruong Minh Dienof Vietnam. A panel of four judges selected his photo, 'Rainy Afternoon,' out of a record number of 3,890 entries from professional and amateur photographers in 91 countries. The winning photo depicts a woman transporting potatoes to a local market in Vietnam during a downpour. The woman's earnings help feed her husband and two children. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen LA BOHEME & COSI FAN TUTTE in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Ticket holders may enjoy a special $45 prix-fixe menu at Bernard's (20 West Lane, Ridgefield), or a free glass of wine with dinner, the day of this event when tickets are presented; reservations suggested. The Live in HD Series are underwritten by Jeanne Cook, Anita and Nicholas Donofrio, Liz and Steven Goldstone, Marilyn and Joe Kreitz, Joanne and John Patrick, Starbucks Coffee, Sabina and Walter Slavin, Taylor Zemo Foundation, The Ridgefield Press and Whistle Stop Bakery. (more...)

Massenet's WERTHER Broadcast Live in HD at Ridgefield Playhouse, 3/15-16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2014

Two of opera's greatest artists, Jonas Kaufmann and Sophie Koch, will appear together in Massenet's sublime adaptation of Goethe's revolutionary and tragic romance, Werther, which will be shown Live in HD from the Met today, March 15, at 12:55 p.m., and on Sunday, March 16, at 12 p.m. A unique behind-the-scenes tour of the grand opera house takes place during intermission including interviews with the stars. To make the opera experience even more special, Bernard's (22 West Lane, Ridgefield) is offering a special $45 prix-fixe menu, or a free glass of wine with dinner, before these events when tickets are presented; reservations suggested. Visit ridgefieldplayhouse.org for a video preview. This Live in HD Series is underwritten by Jeanne Cook, Anita and Nicholas Donofrio, Liz and Steven Goldstone, Marilyn and Joe Kreitz, Joanne and John Patrick, Starbucks Coffee, Sabina and Walter Slavin, Taylor Zemo Foundation, The Ridgefield Press and Whistle Stop Bakery. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse Will Screen Productions from The Met, National Theatre in MArch
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

Experiencing a grand opera from the Met and stage plays from Britain's National Theatre of London is a convenient and affordable reality, thanks to the Live in HD series at The Ridgefield Playhouse. Bordin's Prince Igor will be center stage on Saturday, March 1, at 12 p.m. Massenet's Werther will thrill on Saturday, March 15, at 12:55 p.m. and Sunday, March 16, at 12 p.m. War Horse from National Theatre of London takes the audience on an incredible journey on Tuesday, March 25, at 6:30 p.m. For dinner-and-a-show, Bernard's (22 West Lane, Ridgefield) is offering a special $45 prix-fixe menu, or a free glass of wine with dinner before these events, when tickets are presented; reservations suggested beginning at 5 p.m. Visit ridgefieldplayhouse.org for video previews of the Met Live in HD Series. These two series are underwritten by Jeanne Cook, Anita and Nicholas Donofrio, Liz and Steven Goldstone, Marilyn and Joe Kreitz, Joanne and John Patrick, Starbucks Coffee, Sabina and Walter Slavin, Taylor Zemo Foundation, The Ridgefield Press and Whistle Stop Bakery. (more...)

THE WIFE, MEDEA and More Set for The Vagrancy's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

After their sold-out, award-winning 2013 production of Tommy Smith's WHITE HOT, The Vagrancy presents the 'talented dramatic anarchist's' newest provocative tale - THE WIFE paired with Euripides' MEDEA, adapted, conceived and directed by Co-Artistic Director Caitlin Hart for a feverish season exploring the minds of outsiders. Partnered with the season, The Vagrancy continues their commitment to new play development with TACTICAL READS, RITUALS and BLOSSOMING. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse Continues Live in HD Series 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Three Live in HD events from the Met and National Theatre in London will fill The Ridgefield Playhouse next month. Diva Renee Fleming will star in Dvo?ak's Rusalka on Sunday, February 9, at 12:55 p.m. Shakespeare's Coriolanus comes to life on Sunday, February 16, at 6:30 p.m., and Borodin's Prince Igor will mesmerize on Saturday, March 1, at 12 noon. For dinner-and-a-show, Bernard's (22 West Lane, Ridgefield) is offering a special $45 prix-fixe menu, or a free glass of wine with dinner before these events, when tickets are presented; reservations suggested beginning at 5 p.m. Visit ridgefieldplayhouse.org for video sneak previews of the Met Live in HD Series. This event is underwritten by Jeanne Cook, Anita and Nicholas Donofrio, Liz and Steven Goldstone, Marilyn and Joe Kreitz, Joanne and John Patrick, Starbucks Coffee, Sabina and Walter Slavin, Taylor Zemo Foundation, The Ridgefield Press and Whistle Stop Bakery. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen the Met's RUSALKA, Starring Renee Fleming, 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

Diva Renee Fleming will star in Dvorak's Rusalka Live in HD from the Met on Sunday, February 9, at 12:55 p.m. One of the most celebrated divas of our time, Renee Fleming returns to one of her signature roles, singing the enchanting 'Song to the Moon' in Dvorak's soulful fairy-tale opera Rusalka. Tenor Piotr Beczala co-stars as the Prince, Dolora Zajick is Ježibaba and dynamic young maestro Yannick Nezet-Seguin is on the podium. (more...)

Plays by Theresa Rebeck, Billy Porter and David Ives Set for Primary Stages' 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Primary Stages (Casey Childs, Founder & Executive Producer; Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Elliot Fox, Managing Director) announces their 30th Anniversary Season (2014-2015). In their upcoming season, the award-winning company will present three new premieres. (more...)

The Vagrancy's MICHAEL JACKSON IS DEAD (HEE-HEE) Set for 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

With support from the Los Angeles Female Playwrights Initiative, The Vagrancy proudly presents the tactical reading and talk back of MICHAEL JACKSON IS DEAD (HEE-HEE), the next female-generated new work being developed in their TACTICAL READS Series. (more...)

Sabina's 'Viva L'Amour' Premieres; Solo Tour Dates Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

“Viva L'Amour,” the latest track off the first solo album Toujours (due February 18 on Bar/None Records) from critically lauded artist and performer Sabina, is streaming now at Consequence of Sound (more...)

Roundabout's DINNER WITH FRIENDS to Begin PreviewsToday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that Dinner with Friends by Pulitzer Prize winnerDonald Margulies, directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon will open on February 13, 2014. The cast will include Jeremy Shamos as 'Gabe,' Darren Pettie as 'Tom', Marin Hinkle as 'Karen,' and Maria Dizzia as 'Beth.' (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Brings OEDIPUS EL REY to Studio Theatre, Now thru 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Dallas Theater Center returns to the Studio Theatre for the first time since 2012 with Latino playwright Luis Alfaro's sizzling, sexy and startlingly contemporary play Oedipus el Rey, which features an all-Latino cast. DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty will direct the play, an adaptation of Sophocles' timeless Greek tragedy Oedipus Rex and set in the vicious reality of today's L.A. barrios.Oedipus el Rey opens in previews tonight, January 16, 2014 with a Pay-What-You-Can performance and runs through March 2, 2014. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen The Met's RUSALKA Live in HD, 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

The jury's in! Attending a Live in HD broadcast of an opera direct from the Met at The Ridgefield Playhouse is convenient, comfortable and so affordable. Dvorak's Rusalka stars the great Renee Fleming (pictured) on Sunday, February 9, at 12:55 p.m. (more...)

Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs to Present Thornton Wilder's THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH, 2/27-3/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2014

The Brown University/Trinity Rep MFA Programs presents Thornton Wilder's profoundly philosophical and epic comedic-drama, The Skin of Our Teeth, directed by Taibi Magar (Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs '14). Propelling through time and place, the Antrobus family perseveres against an ice age, politics, and world war, only to discover that some things never change. A raw awakening to the depths of human survival, The Skin of our Teeth, exposes the meaning behind faith and the nature behind what it truly means to be a family. Performances run February 27 through March 9 in the Pell Chafee Performance Center, 87 Empire Street, Providence. General admission $12, and $6 for students and seniors. Tickets are on-sale now at the Trinity Rep box office, by phone (401) 351-4242, and online at www.trinityrep.com. (more...)

CORIOLANUS with Tom Hiddleston to Screen at Ridgefield Playhouse, 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Broadcast direct from National Theatre in London, Shakespeare's Coriolanus will mesmerize on Sunday, February 16, at 6:30 p.m. at The Ridgefield Playhouse. Birgitte Hjort Sorensen plays the role of Virgilia, and Tom Hiddleston stars as Coriolanus. An old adversary threatens Rome, and the city calls once more on her hero and defender, Coriolanus. But he has enemies at home, too. Famine threatens the city, the citizens' hunger swells to an appetite for change, and on returning from the field, Coriolanus must confront the march of realpolitik and the voice of an angry people in this Shakespearean play. For dinner-and-a-show, Bernard's (22 West Lane, Ridgefield) is offering a special $45 prix-fixe menu, or a free glass of wine with dinner before these events, when tickets are presented; reservations suggested beginning at 5 p.m. This event is underwritten by Jeanne Cook, Anita and Nicholas Donofrio, Liz and Steven Goldstone, Marilyn and Joe Kreitz, Joanne and John Patrick, Starbucks Coffee, Sabina and Walter Slavin, Taylor Zemo Foundation, The Ridgefield Press and Whistle Stop Bakery. (more...)

British Composer, Pianist, Singer-Songwriter Errollyn Wallen to Perform at Symphony Space, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

Belize-born and London-based composer, singer-songwriter, and pianist Errollyn Wallen takes the stage at Symphony Space on Friday, February 21 (7:30 pm) for an evening of her genre-defying music. (more...)

Daria Klimentová Announces Retirement After ROMEO & JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2014

Daria Klimentová, English National Ballet Lead Principal and one of the most respected and accomplished stars of classical ballet, has announced she will retire after dancing the role of Juliet at the Royal Albert Hall in June. Vadim Muntagirov, with whom she has formed one of the most admired ballet partnerships of modern times, will return to the Company to play Romeo in Derek Deane's spectacular production of Romeo & Juliet in-the-round. (more...)

Massenet's WERTHER Broadcast Live in HD at Ridgefield Playhouse, 3/15-16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Two of opera's greatest artists, Jonas Kaufmann and Sophie Koch, will appear together in Massenet's sublime adaptation of Goethe's revolutionary and tragic romance, Werther, which will be shown Live in HD from the Met on Saturday, March 15, at 12:55 p.m., and on Sunday, March 16, at 12 p.m. A unique behind-the-scenes tour of the grand opera house takes place during intermission including interviews with the stars. To make the opera experience even more special, Bernard's (22 West Lane, Ridgefield) is offering a special $45 prix-fixe menu, or a free glass of wine with dinner, before these events when tickets are presented; reservations suggested. Visit ridgefieldplayhouse.org for a video preview. This Live in HD Series is underwritten by Jeanne Cook, Anita and Nicholas Donofrio, Liz and Steven Goldstone, Marilyn and Joe Kreitz, Joanne and John Patrick, Starbucks Coffee, Sabina and Walter Slavin, Taylor Zemo Foundation, The Ridgefield Press and Whistle Stop Bakery. (more...)

Tonya Pinkins, Chad Kimball, Max von Essen & More Featured in Roundabout Underground Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Performances begin tonight for Roundabout Theatre Company's third annual Roundabout Underground Reading Series. The actors involved in the series include: Pico Alexander, Fred Applegate, De'Adre Aziza, David Aaron Baker, Cassie Beck, Michael Chernus, Diane Davis, Dashiell Eaves, Ryan Eggold, Lisa Emery, Sue Jean Kim, Chad Kimball, Jessica Love, Lizbeth Mackay, Annie McNamara, Alex Mickiewicz, Aaron Clifton Moten, Olivia Oguma, Tonya Pinkins, Paul Pontrelli, Conrad Ricamora, Reg Rogers, Debra Jo Rupp, Campbell Scott and Max von Essen. (more...)

British Composer, Pianist, Singer-Songwriter Errollyn Wallen Performs at Symphony Space Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Belize-born and London-based composer, singer-songwriter, and pianist Errollyn Wallen takes the stage at Symphony Space tonight, February 21 (7:30 pm) for an evening of her genre-defying music. (more...)

THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP, SEUSSICAL, POE and More Set for Berkshire Theatre Group's 86th Summer Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO, Kate Maguire have announced the Summer 2014 Theatre Season offering classic works coupled with contemporary plays. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen PRINCE IGOR and WERTHER Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

Experiencing a grand opera from the Met is a convenient and affordable reality, thanks to the Live in HD series at The Ridgefield Playhouse. Borodin's Prince Igor will be presented on Saturday, March 1, at 12 p.m. Massenet's Werther will thrill on Saturday, March 15, at 12:55 p.m. and on Sunday, March 16, at 12 p.m. For dinner-and-an-opera, Bernard's (22 West Lane, Ridgefield) is offering a special $45 prix-fixe menu, or a free glass of wine with dinner, before these events when tickets are presented; reservations suggested. Visit ridgefieldplayhouse.org for video previews of the Met Live in HD Series, which is underwritten by Jeanne Cook, Anita and Nicholas Donofrio, Liz and Steven Goldstone, Marilyn and Joe Kreitz, Joanne and John Patrick, Starbucks Coffee, Sabina and Walter Slavin, Taylor Zemo Foundation, The Ridgefield Press and Whistle Stop Bakery. (more...)

Errollyn Wallen to Play Symphony Space, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

Belize-born and London-based composer, singer-songwriter, and pianist Errollyn Wallen takes the stage at Symphony Space on Friday, February 21 (7:30 pm) for an evening of her genre-defying music. The program includes two world premieres and five US premieres, heard in performances by Wallen, the Hartt Quartet, the Miller-Porfiris Duo, baritone Fredrick Redd, and writer David Grand. The concert takes place at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia as part of The Music of Now Series, which runs through the end of March. Tickets are $32, $27 for members, and $20 for those under 30, available at www.symphonyspace.org. (more...)

LA BOHEME & COSI FAN TUTTE to be Screened at Ridgefield Playhouse in April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

To experience the grand spectacle of opera, which embraces the best of the performing arts, there is no need to go to the big city when you can see Puccini's La Boheme on Sunday, April 6, at 5 p.m. and Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte on Saturday, April 26, at 12:55 p.m., in the comfortable, intimate Ridgefield Playhouse. Close-ups and interesting camera angles afforded uniquely thru the power of an HD broadcast and exclusive behind-the-scenes tours and interviews make going to the opera a pleasure. For dinner-and-an-opera, Bernard's (22 West Lane, Ridgefield) is offering a special $45 prix-fixe menu, or a free glass of wine with dinner before or after these events, when tickets are presented; reservations suggested beginning at 5 p.m. Visit ridgefieldplayhouse.org for video previews of the Met Live in HD Series. This series is underwritten by Jeanne Cook, Anita and Nicholas Donofrio, Liz and Steven Goldstone, Marilyn and Joe Kreitz, Joanne and John Patrick, Starbucks Coffee, Sabina and Walter Slavin, Taylor Zemo Foundation, The Ridgefield Press and Whistle Stop Bakery. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center to Bring OEDIPUS EL REY to Studio Theatre, 1/16-3/2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

Dallas Theater Center returns to the Studio Theatre for the first time since 2012 with Latino playwright Luis Alfaro's sizzling, sexy and startlingly contemporary play Oedipus el Rey, which features an all-Latino cast. DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty will direct the play, an adaptation of Sophocles' timeless Greek tragedy Oedipus Rex and set in the vicious reality of today's L.A. barrios.Oedipus el Rey opens in previews on Thursday, January 16, 2014 with a Pay-What-You-Can performance and runs through March 2, 2014.Tickets to Oedipus el Rey are on sale now at www.DallasTheaterCenter.org and by phone at (214) 880-0202. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse Screens Met Live in HD's FALSTAFF Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2013

Verdi's Falstaff starring Ambrogio Maestri will be Live in HD at The Ridgefield Playhouse from the stage of The Metropolitan Opera in New York today, December 15, at 5 p.m. (more...)

The Celebrity Series of Boston Announces 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The Celebrity Series of Boston announced its 2014-2015 season today, marking 76 years of bringing the world's greatest performing artists to Boston. The season opens on Sunday, October 5, 2014 with Italian pianist Maurizio Pollini in recital. In total, the 2014-2015 season will include 46 music, dance and entertainment engagements. The 2014-15 season is sponsored by Amy and Joshua Boger. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen Mozart's COSI FAN TUTTE & ROSSINI LA CENERENTOLA this Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The spectacular operas that grace the stage of the Met in New York come to The Ridgefield Playhouse through the power of high-definition broadcasts with exciting advantages: Exclusive behind-the scenes interviews with the stars and close-ups that capture the emotions of the cast. On Saturday, April 26, at 12:55 p.m., Music Director James Levine makes his long-awaited return to the Met podium to conduct Mozart's beloved opera, Cosi Fan Tutte, about testing the ties of love. The cast is filled with youthful Met stars: Susanna Phillips, Isabel Leonard, Matthew Polenzani, Rodion Pogossov and Danielle de Niese. Rossini's La Cenerentola will be Live in HD on Saturday, May 10, at 12:55 p.m., starring mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, singing her first Met performance of the Cinderella title role, and the high-flying tenor Juan Diego Florez, as her Prince Charming. A peerless pair of Rossini virtuosos, it's a vocal tour de force for mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Florez. Alessandro Corbelli and Luca Pisaroni complete the cast, with Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leading the effervescent score. (more...)

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