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Stephen Belber's Play, TAPE, To Receive NYC Revival 9/9-24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2011

Knife Edge Productions, in association with Swinestars Productions, will present a revival of Stephen Belber's acclaimed play, Tape, directed by Sam Helfrich. (more...)

Jack Noseworthy to Star in TWO POINT OH NY Debut at 59E59, 10/3-20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2013

59E59 Theaters welcomes The Active Theater with the NYC premiere of TWO POINT OH, written by Jeffrey Jackson and directed by Michael Unger. TWO POINT OH begins performances on Thursday, October 3 for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 20. (more...)

Seattle Opera Unveils New Website in Honor of 50th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2013

Seattle Opera dives into their 50th Anniversary by launching a mini-website: SeattleOpera50.com. This new mini-site features thousands of fantastic photos and unique audio and video clips. New content, which includes posts and resources submitted by Seattle Opera patrons and community members, will continue to be uploaded over the course of this 50th Anniversary season. The company invites the community to contribute to the site by commenting on posts and sharing memories of Seattle Opera. (more...)

The Dallas Opera Presents CARMEN, 10/25 - 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

The Dallas Opera has announced the opening production of their 2013-2014 “By Love Transformed” Season: Georges Bizet's colorful, sensual and passionate 19th century masterpiece, CARMEN, one of the most beloved and popular works in the entire opera canon. (more...)

Frist Center Executive Director Susan H. Edwards, PhD Honored by Government of France
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2011

Frist Center Executive Director Susan H. Edwards, Ph.D., was decorated today as a Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et Lettres (Knight in the Order of Arts and Letters) in a ceremony at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts. The medal was presented by The Consul General of France in Atlanta, Pascal Le Deunff. (more...)

Skylight Opera Theatre Presents Dames at Sea 9/17-10/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2010

Dames at Sea is a musical parody of the grand and glorious Busby Berkeley movie musicals of the 1930s. (more...)

Philadelphia Opera Collective Presents OPERA MACABRE: EDGAR ALLEN POE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2013

On the heels of last year's sold out production, The Philadelphia Opera Collective has decided to continue to push the boundaries of what defines opera with a work of their own creation. Opera Macabre: Edgar Allan Poe Opera is the fourth production by the company. With text in English, it continues their omnipresent mission to engage new and younger audiences with the living, breathing art of opera. Opera Macabre will open the evening of Today the 13th in September with performances on the 14th, 15th, and 19th. Directed by Brenna Geffers and Musically Directed by Reese Revak, all performances will be held at the well-known Adrienne Theatre Playground - 2030 Sansom St. (more...)

Stephen Belber's Play, TAPE, To Receive NYC Revival 9/9-24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2011

Knife Edge Productions, in association with Swinestars Productions, will present a revival of Stephen Belber's acclaimed play, Tape, directed by Sam Helfrich. (more...)

Photo Flash: Knife Edge Productions Presents TAPE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2011

Knife Edge Productions, in association with Swinestars Productions, proudly present a revival of Stephen Belber's acclaimed play, Tape, directed by Sam Helfrich. (more...)

Jack Noseworthy Stars in TWO POINT OH NY Debut at 59E59, Now thru 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2013

59E59 Theaters welcomes The Active Theater with the NYC premiere of TWO POINT OH, written by Jeffrey Jackson and directed by Michael Unger. TWO POINT OH begins performances tonight, October 3 for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 20. Press opening is Wednesday, October 9 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Skylight Opera Theatre Presents Dames at Sea 9/17-10/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2010

Dames at Sea is a musical parody of the grand and glorious Busby Berkeley movie musicals of the 1930s. (more...)

Nobody's Business Trio Returns to the Iridium, 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2012

Nobody's Business Trio returns to Broadway's Iridium with two holiday shows on December 5, 2012 at 8:00 pm and 10:00 pm. (more...)

The Dallas Opera Presents CARMEN, 10/25 - 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

The Dallas Opera has announced the opening production of their 2013-2014 “By Love Transformed” Season: Georges Bizet's colorful, sensual and passionate 19th century masterpiece, CARMEN, one of the most beloved and popular works in the entire opera canon. (more...)

Panel of Eight Esteemed Judges Announced for 2014 Multicultural TV Leadership Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2013

NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/  Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News have announced an esteemed panel of eight individual and impartial judges for the 2014 Multicultural TV Leadership Awards, being presented Tuesday, February 4, 2014 during the Multicultural TV Summit in New York City at the Grand Hyatt. (more...)

Garibaldi Meucci Museum Welcomes Award-Winning Sculpture
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2010

The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum has installed a bas relief sculpture of Antonio Meucci, gifted to the museum by the Italian National Committee of the Italian Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities. (more...)

The Dallas Opera Presents CARMEN, 10/25 - Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2013

The Dallas Opera has announced the opening production of their 2013-2014 “By Love Transformed” Season: Georges Bizet's colorful, sensual and passionate 19th century masterpiece, CARMEN, one of the most beloved and popular works in the entire opera canon. (more...)

Nobody's Business Trio Brings HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS to Metropolitan Room, 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2012

Nobody's Business Trio will warm up the Metropolitan Room on December 15, 2012, at 9:30 pm as they invite you "Home for the Holidays." Cold wintry weather can wait out by the curb while hearts inside alternately melt and dance. Vocalists Alecia Evans, Cadden Jones and Linda Sue Moshier comprise an entrancing unique ensemble that electrifies audiences with its astonishing range of harmonization. The group's unparalleled sound derives from an uncommon blend of an opera singer, a pop singer and a jazz singer. (more...)

33 U.S. Opera Companies to Feature American Operas over the Next Two Seasons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2010

During the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 seasons, 33 U.S. opera companies both large and small and from coast to coast will perform works - including nine world premieres - by American composers, announced OPERA America, the national service organization for opera. (more...)

McCarter Theatre Announces Casting for Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2011

Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic returns to Princeton with McCarter Theatre Center's annual production of A Christmas Carol. Adapted by David Thompson and directed by Michael Unger, the production runs December 4 through December 24. (more...)

The 23rd Annual "Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition" Awards $20,500 in Prizes
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2011

The Dallas Opera Guild's 23rd Annual Vocal Competition for young opera singers concluded on a high-note this evening when ten outstanding finalists (with Texas connections) were awarded a total of $20,500 in prize monies. The historic evening marked the first time this much-anticipated spring musical event has graced the stage of the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center in Downtown Dallas. (more...)

Photo Flash: Pan Asian Rep Introduces THREE TREES Company; Show to Open at West End Theater, 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2013

On Wednesday, February 27, Pan Asian Repertory Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Tisa Chang, introduced the cast and creative team of Three Trees, a world premiere production that explores Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti's relationship with his muse, Japanese Existentialist Isaku Yanaihara. The special presentation was held at the residence of Ambassador Francois Barras, The Consul General of Switzerland in New York. BroadwayWorld has photos from the special presentation below! (more...)

The Florida Grand Opera Announces Its 2014-2015 Season, Which Includes MADAME BUTTERFLY, THE PEARL FISHERS and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Florida Grand Opera (FGO) announces its 74th continuous season of producing opera featuring four mainstage productions for its 2014-2015 Season, which will include Giacomo Puccini'sMadame Butterfly, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Così fan tutte, Georges Bizet's The Pearl Fishers (Les pêcheurs de perles), and Gian Carlo Menotti'sThe Consul. (more...)

Regional Opera Company of the Week: Seattle Opera
by Scott Frost - Mar 21, 2013

Seattle Opera has been one of the leading American opera companies since being founded in 1963. Presenting a mixture of European classics as well as new works of American opera, the company's five opera seasons continually advance the cultural life of the Pacific Northwest through education and performance. Seattle Opera strives to produce musically extraordinary, theatrically compelling operas by employing the highest quality casts, conductors, directors and designers. They have been so successful in this that they actually have the highest per capita attendance of any major opera company in the U.S. In addition to their mainstage productions however, the Company serves thousands more through its groundbreaking education programs, scenic rental program and other special projects. (more...)

In the middle of Rio de Janeiro forest a Musical Theatre dive!
by Paulo Afonso De Lima - Mar 13, 2011

Due to the fabulous increase of Musical Theatre productions in Brazil, CAL-Casa das Artes de Laranjeiras, the most famous Drama School and Theatrical Research Institution in the Country, located in the middle of the amazing Rio de Janeiro forest, opened a program of several Musical Theatre workshops called MUSICAL THEATRE DIVE (MERGULHO NO MUSICAL). The project is directed by Mirna Rubim, a distinguished Brazilian singer and actress (THE SOUND OF MUSIC, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES) with the colaboration of Menelick de Carvalho. (more...)

Seattle Opera Announces 'Viva Verdi' Concert, 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2013

Seattle Opera's Young Artists Program concludes its 2012/13 season next month with a one-night-only concert celebrating one of opera's greatest composers. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Dicapo Opera Children's Chorus Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2011

The Dicapo Opera Theatre ends the season with the Dicapo Opera Children's Chorus Concert. The concert included songs of many styles, showcasing the gifted voices of the children's chorus lead by Artistic Director, Diane Martindale. Founded in 1982 by Ms. Martindale, the Dicapo Children's Chorus offers talented children the opportunity to perform in several Dicapo Opera Theatre productions throughout the season. This season the children's chorus was featured in the productions of Puccini's 'La Boheme' and Menotti's 'The Saint of Bleeker Street'. (more...)

THE FAMILY ROOM Plays the Berlind Theater, 7/23 & 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2011

American Opera Projects (AOP) and Opera New Jersey reunite sopranos Lauren Flanigan and Catherine Malfitano in The Family Room, a new one-act opera written especially for them by composer Thomas Pasatieri (The Seagull ) with an original libretto by Daphne Malfitano. The dark drama tells the story of two nameless women living in a windowless studio who speak of dinner parties and relatives, of husbands and love and a child named Georgie, but their only company is ominous sounds from above. (more...)

THE FAMILY ROOM Plays the Berlind Theater, 7/23 & 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2011

American Opera Projects (AOP) and Opera New Jersey reunite sopranos Lauren Flanigan and Catherine Malfitano in The Family Room, a new one-act opera written especially for them by composer Thomas Pasatieri (The Seagull ) with an original libretto by Daphne Malfitano. The dark drama tells the story of two nameless women living in a windowless studio who speak of dinner parties and relatives, of husbands and love and a child named Georgie, but their only company is ominous sounds from above. (more...)

THE FAMILY ROOM Plays the Berlind Theater, 7/23 & 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2011

American Opera Projects (AOP) and Opera New Jersey reunite sopranos Lauren Flanigan and Catherine Malfitano in The Family Room, a new one-act opera written especially for them by composer Thomas Pasatieri (The Seagull ) with an original libretto by Daphne Malfitano. The dark drama tells the story of two nameless women living in a windowless studio who speak of dinner parties and relatives, of husbands and love and a child named Georgie, but their only company is ominous sounds from above. (more...)

Sarasota Opera Announces Casting for the 2012 – 2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2012

The 2012 fall season will include the Sarasota Youth Opera world premiere of LITTLE NEMO IN SLUMBERLAND. The 2013 Winter Festival will feature three Sarasota Opera premieres: Puccini's TURANDOT; Verdi's A KING FOR A DAY (Un giorno di regno); and Carlisle Floyd's OF MICE AND MEN. (more...)

Nora Theatre Kicks Off 2014 with INSIGNIFICANCE, Now thru 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

The Nora Theatre Company will present Terry Johnson's Insignificance from today, January 9 - February 9, 2014. Insignificance is directed by Daniel Gidron. The press performance for Insignificance is Monday, January 13 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Seattle Opera Announces Finalists for 2014 International Wagner Competition
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

General Director Speight Jenkins announced the singers selected for Seattle Opera's popular International Wagner Competition on August 7, 2014, where emerging artists will go head-to-head American Idol style. (more...)

Seattle Opera Announces 50th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2013

Seattle Opera today announced the company's 50th Anniversary Season. Performances of Wagner's Ring kick off the festivities this summer, followed by a subscription series of four operas. Starring singers beloved by the opera-goers of Seattle, the 2013/14 season offers subscribers a healthy variety of comedy and tragedy, reality and fantasy, in a mix of different musical styles and languages. Seattle Opera's anniversary celebration then climaxes in August 2014 with the International Wagner Competition and a special celebration honoring Speight Jenkins, the company's General Director since 1983. (more...)

Tony Award Winner Patricia Neway Dies at 92
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2012

Tony Award winner Patricia Neway has passed away, according to published reports. She was 92 years old. (more...)

Seattle Opera to Present THE CONSUL, 2/22-3/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Seattle Opera's 50th Anniversary season continues with The Consul, a riveting Cold-War thriller coming to McCaw Hall for the first time. In this tale, an inhuman bureaucracy poses a formidable obstacle for a woman desperate to flee a totalitarian state with her family. Menotti's intensely human score won the Pulitzer Prize for Music in 1950, the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Musical Play and played for more than 100 performances on Broadway. Seattle Opera's production, which features several leading alumni of the Seattle Opera Young Artists Program, opens on Saturday, February 22, and runs for seven performances through Friday, March 7. (more...)

Community College of Aurora Hires High-Profile Executive Director to Oversee its Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

Gene Sobczak, former chief executive of the Colorado Symphony Association and Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, has been hired as the Community College of Aurora Foundation's new executive director, Foundation Board President Mike Quirk announced Monday. CCA is one of the Colorado community colleges. (more...)

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre to Present THREE TREES, 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2013

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Tisa Chang, will introduce the cast and creative team of Three Trees, a world premiere production that explores Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti's relationship with his muse, Japanese Existentialist Isaku Yanaihara. The special presentation will be at the residence of Ambassador Francois Barras, The Consul General of Switzerland in New York, from 6 to 8PM. (more...)

McCarter Theatre Announces Casting for Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2011

Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic returns to Princeton with McCarter Theatre Center's annual production of A Christmas Carol. Adapted by David Thompson and directed by Michael Unger, the production runs December 4 through December 24. (more...)

Nora Theatre Company to Kick Off 2014 with INSIGNIFICANCE, 1/9-2/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2013

The Nora Theatre Company will present Terry Johnson's Insignificance from January 9 - February 9, 2014. Insignificance is directed by Daniel Gidron. The press performance for Insignificance is Monday, January 13 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Toronto Operetta Theatre Presents Holiday Production, THE LAND OF SMILES, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2013

THE LAND OF SMILES, Franz Lehar's great masterwork from the 1920's, is Toronto Operetta Theatre's Holiday Production for the 2013/2014 Season with performances at the St. Lawrence Centre today Dec. 27, 28, 29 (mat) & 31, 2013 and Jan 2, 3, 4, 5, 2014, including a Gala New Year's Eve performance, dinner and dance.Eduard Künneke's THE COUSIN FROM NOWHERE premieres in Canada, on May, 1, 2014 with performances onMay 2, 3, 4, (mat) also at the St. Lawrence Centre. (more...)

McCarter Theatre Announces Casting for Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2011

Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic returns to Princeton with McCarter Theatre Center's annual production of A Christmas Carol. Adapted by David Thompson and directed by Michael Unger, the production runs December 4 through December 24. (more...)

Nobody's Business Trio Brings HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS to Metropolitan Room Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2012

Nobody's Business Trio will warm up the Metropolitan Room tonight, December 15, 2012, at 9:30 pm as they invite you "Home for the Holidays." (more...)

Philadelphia Opera Collective to Present OPERA MACABRE: EDGAR ALLEN POE, Begin. 9/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2013

On the heels of last year's sold out production, The Philadelphia Opera Collective has decided to continue to push the boundaries of what defines opera with a work of their own creation. Opera Macabre: Edgar Allan Poe Opera is the fourth production by the company. With text in English, it continues their omnipresent mission to engage new and younger audiences with the living, breathing art of opera. Opera Macabre will open the evening of Friday the 13th in September with performances on the 14th, 15th, and 19th. Directed by Brenna Geffers and Musically Directed by Reese Revak, all performances will be held at the well-known Adrienne Theatre Playground - 2030 Sansom St. (more...)

Old Globe Presents DiPietro's THE LAST ROMANCE, 8/5-9/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2010

Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced the complete cast and creative team for the West Coast Premiere of Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro's The Last Romance. Old Globe Associate Artist and television icon Marion Ross will star with her longtime partner Paul Michael in the new romantic comedy which was written for them by DiPietro. (more...)

Skylight Opera Theatre Presents Dames at Sea 9/17-10/3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2010

Dames at Sea is a musical parody of the grand and glorious Busby Berkeley movie musicals of the 1930s. (more...)

Stephen Belber's Play, TAPE, To Receive NYC Revival 9/9-24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2011

Knife Edge Productions, in association with Swinestars Productions, will present a revival of Stephen Belber's acclaimed play, Tape, directed by Sam Helfrich. (more...)

Toronto Operetta Theatre Presents Holiday Production, THE LAND OF SMILES, 12/27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2013

THE LAND OF SMILES, Franz Lehar's great masterwork from the 1920's, is Toronto Operetta Theatre's Holiday Production for the 2013/2014 Season with performances at the St. Lawrence Centre on Dec. 27, 28, 29 (mat) & 31, 2013 and Jan 2, 3, 4, 5, 2014, including a Gala New Year's Eve performance, dinner and dance.Eduard Künneke's THE COUSIN FROM NOWHERE premieres in Canada, on May, 1, 2014 with performances onMay 2, 3, 4, (mat) also at the St. Lawrence Centre. (more...)

Orchestra Seattle and the Seattle Chamber Singers Close Their Season with REFLECTION AND WONDER, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Orchestra Seattle and the Seattle Chamber Singers (OSSCS) closes their 2013-2014 season with Reflection and Wonder at the First Free Methodist Church in Queen Anne. Clinton Smith conducts the following pieces for the final concert of his inaugural season as music director. (more...)

Brenda Russell and More Join THE SURVIVOR MITZVAH PROJECT, Set for 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2012

Grammy- and Tony-nominated Brenda Russell, Arnold McCuller, Randal Keith, John Kobylt, The Consul General Of Israel and Mr. David Siegel join the cast of The Survivor Mitzvah Project. They will participate alongside celebrity readers such as Ed Asner, Frances Fisher, Elliott Gould, Valerie Harper, Lainie Kazan and Alan Rosenberg for The Survivor Mitzvah's Project benefit entitled "The Stars Come Out to Help Survivors," on Sunday, April 22nd at 7:30pm. (more...)

Brenda Russell and More Join THE SURVIVOR MITZVAH PROJECT, Set for 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2012

Grammy- and Tony-nominated Brenda Russell, Arnold McCuller, Randal Keith, John Kobylt, The Consul General Of Israel and Mr. David Siegel join the cast of The Survivor Mitzvah Project. They will participate alongside celebrity readers such as Ed Asner, Frances Fisher, Elliott Gould, Valerie Harper, Lainie Kazan and Alan Rosenberg for The Survivor Mitzvah's Project benefit entitled "The Stars Come Out to Help Survivors," on Sunday, April 22nd at 7:30pm. (more...)

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