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FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Lyricist Sheldon Harnick Set for Museum at Eldridge Street Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

Breaking all box office records in its day, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, currently in previews at the Broadway Theater and scheduled to open December 20th, has thrilled audiences on Broadway and around the world for more than half a century. Generations have embraced Tevye's story and such unforgettable songs as 'Tradition,' 'If I were a Rich Man,' and 'Sunrise, Sunset.' Now as this beloved musical returns to the New York stage, the Museum at Eldridge Street welcomes the show's legendary lyricist: Tony, Grammy, and Pulitzer Prize winner, Sheldon Harnick. (more...)

Met Music Director James Levine to Conduct His First Met Performances of DIE FLEDERMAUS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

After a 44-year career at the Met, during which he has led performances of more than 85 operas, James Levine expands his company repertory with his first-ever Met performances of the sparkling Johann Strauss operetta Die Fledermaus. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MERRY WIDOW Comes Up Singing at Lyric Opera
by Rachel Weinberg - Nov 25, 2015

With artful direction and choreography from Susan Stroman, Lyric Opera's mounting of Franz Lehar's well-known 1905 operetta The Merry Widow sweeps audiences into a joyful waltz, complete with exquisite talent and a production with opulence to spare. This production debuted at the Metropolitan Opera in the fall of 2014 with commanding opera diva Renee Fleming at the helm as the titular widow Hanna Glawari. Fleming truly shines in this production, with the equally talented Thomas Hampson at her side as Count Danilo Danilovich. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for November 25th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Nov 25, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Plaid Tidings,' the Q Brothers and 'Die Hard' bring us holiday shows, and shows come and go at Lyric Opera and the Royal George. 'The Wiz' comes to TV and to a Bailiwick benefit, and 'The Lion King' and 'Pinocchio' promise family-friendly fare. And buy 'Season Of Carols 3!' (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/21/2015
by - Nov 21, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/21/2015. (more...)

Alan Gilbert, Kajsa William-Olsson and More Set for PREformances with Allison Charney, 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

JCC Manhattan presents PREformances with Allison Charney on Monday, November 23rd at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 11/16/2015 - Mimi Awards and Galas All Around!
by Jessica Khan - Nov 16, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Two playwrights get their dues at tonight's Mimi Awards, York honors Angela Lansbury, and galas take over New York City! (more...)

MY FAIR LADY Begins 6/4 at Light Opera Works
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Lerner and Loewe's Broadway classic MY FAIR LADY, with 28-piece orchestra, will be staged by Light Opera Works at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, June 4 through 12. (more...)

Houston Ballet to Present GISELLE, 6/9-19
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

From June 9 - 19, 2016, Houston Ballet will conclude its 2015-16 season with the world premiere of artistic director Stanton Welch's Giselle. The world premiere of Giselle is made possible through the generosity of longtime Houston Ballet supporter and trustee Lynn Wyatt. This production will showcase the company's strength and depth of talent, while staying true to the original story of love, betrayal, and redemption, set in the Romantic era. The ballet is set to the famous score by Adolphe Adam and designed by renowned Italian designer Roberta Guidi di Bagno, who will create the scenery and costumes for the production. (more...)

Colman Domingo Will Host Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Colman Domingo will host Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Luncheon on Thursday, June 30 from noon-2pm at The Gander (15 West 18th Street) in Manhattan. The event will feature the presentation of the 2016 Susan Stroman Directing Award to Lee Sunday Evans (D DEB DEBBIE DEBORAH, A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN NOVEMBER...). (more...)

Drury Lane Theatre to Stage DEATHTRAP, 6/9-8/14
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Drury Lane Theatre continues its 2016-2017 season with Ira Levin's popular murder mystery, Deathtrap, directed by Artistic Director William Osetek. Deathtrap runs June 9 - August 14, 2016 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The Press Opening is Thursday, June 16 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres to Present PLAIN AND FANCY, 5/25-10/15
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

The Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres is celebrating its 30th anniversary of Plain and Fancy which opens May 25 and runs through October 15.  With over 3,600 performances before audiences totaling 355,000, it has become one of the longest running musicals of all time.  (more...)

Elena Shaddow, Jason Gotay, PJ Benjamin, Kevin Cahoon & More Join The Muny's 98th Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Following its initial casting announcement in April, The Muny announced today additional principal cast members for its spectacular 98th season. The 2016 Muny season opens with The Wizard of Oz followed by 42nd Street and The Music Man. The season includes the premieres of the popular Mel Brooks comedy, Young Frankenstein and world-wide megahit, Mamma Mia!, and closes with Fiddler on the Roof and Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida. (more...)

Tony Winner Kelli O'Hara to Headline Long Wharf Theatre's 2016 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Broadway's Anna is headed to Connecticut this summer! Long Wharf Theatre will welcome Tony Award-winning THE KING AND I star Kelli O'Hara at its annual Gala on Monday, June 6, 2016. (more...)

Mary Zimmerman's THE ODYSSEY to Run 3/16-26 at Temple
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Temple Theaters presents The Odyssey, by Homer, adapted and originally directed by Mary Zimmerman, running March 16 - 26, 2016 in Temple University's Tomlinson Theater. Directed by Brandon McShaffrey, this contemporary and imaginative production breathes new life into the epic tale of a hero's arduous journey home. With a gifted team of designers and talented cast, The Odyssey is an inspired drama for the twenty-first century. (more...)

Met Opera Announces Finalists in Vocal Competition
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Following yesterday's highly competitive semi-final competition, nine young singers will advance to the final phase of the Metropolitan Opera's 2016 National Council Auditions, America's most prestigious vocal competition. The selected finalists, chosen by a panel of experts from the classical music industry, will compete on the Met stage on Sunday, March 13 at 3 p.m. The winners will receive individual cash prizes of $15,000 and the prestigious-and potentially career-launching-title of National Council Auditions Winner. The Grand Finals Concert will feature Antony Walker conducting the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra as each finalist performs two arias. (more...)

Christiane Noll, Doug LaBrecque & Dee Roscioli Set for Philly POPS' Broadway's Greatest Hits Concert
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

The Philly POPS will perform three Broadway's Greatest Hits concerts April 15-17 at the Kimmel Center. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Legend Patricia Morison Celebrates 101st Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Best friend and host director John Bowab, Charlotte Rae, Janis Paige, critic Sylvie Drake, Peter White, Anne Jeffreys and Marty Wiviott of the Pantages Theatre, were among the select industry elite on hand to celebrate film and Broadway legend and icon, Patricia Morison's 101st birthday this week. Scroll down for photos from the celebration! (more...)

Pacific Opera Project to Present Salieri & Mozart Double Bill
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Fresh off their sold out run of The Merry 'Widder', POP looks to shake things up again by recreating a competition that took place between the now infamous rivals W.A. Mozart and Antonio Salieri when they present a double bill of The Impresario and Prima la musica, e poi le parole. (more...)

Sondra Radvanovsky to Star as Queen Elizabeth I in Met Opera's ROBERTO DEVEREUX
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

Sondra Radvanovsky completes her season-long quest to sing the leading roles in all three operas in Donizetti's Tudor queens trilogy on March 24, when she stars as Queen Elizabeth I in the Met premiere of Roberto Devereux. Radvanovsky gave acclaimed performances as Anne Boleyn in Anna Bolena and Mary, Queen of Scots in Maria Stuarda earlier this season. Her performances in Roberto Devereux will make her the first singer since Beverly Sills in the 1970s to perform all three roles in a single New York season. (more...)

Pepperdine Opera Program to Present THE MAGIC FLUTE, 2/25 & 27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

The Pepperdine University Flora L. Thornton Opera Program presents Mozart's most enduring comedy, The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflote), sung in the original German with English subtitles and dialogue in English, at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday and Saturday, February 25 and 27, at Smothers Theatre on Pepperdine's Malibu campus. (more...)

John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, Josh Rhodes, Denis Jones & More Join Creative Teams for The Muny's 2016 Season! Tickets on Sale, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

BroadwayWorld and The Muny announces today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2016 Season, which opens on June 13 with The Wizard of Oz. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 16, 2016
by - Jan 16, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Met Opera to Present Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci Double Bill
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

The popular verismo double bill of Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana and Leoncavallo's Pagliacci returns to the Met beginning January 21. (more...)

Rashidra Scott, David Harris and Stephen DeRosa to Star in ANYTHING GOES at Goodspeed Musicals; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

All aboard! Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2016 season at The Goodspeed with the Broadway hit ANYTHING GOES, and the company just announced a star-packed cast. (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...)

New Production of Puccini's Romance MANON LESCAUT to Open This Month at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

The Met's new production of Puccini's MANON LESCAUT opens February 12 with Kristine Opolais as the seductive, tragic heroine and Roberto Alagna in a role debut as her ardent lover, the Chevalier des Grieux. (more...)

Jim Gaffigan, Carl Reiner Lend Voices to Animated Film DUCK DUCK GOOSE
by TV News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Original Force Animation continues to add cast and filmmaking talent to its first animated feature DUCK DUCK GOOSE. Joining the impressive list of vocal talent, actor/writer Jim Gaffigan has been cast in one of the film's leading roles and will voice the rebellious but lovable goose Peng. Legendary director/writer/actor Carl Reiner will voice Larry, a venerable, wise and loyal friend who happens to be a turtle. (more...)

Jim Gaffigan and Carl Reiner Join Original Force Animation's 2017 Family Comedy 'Duck Duck Goose'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

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Tony Winner Kelli O'Hara Will Depart THE KING AND I on 4/17; Marin Mazzie Will Take Over!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of André Bishop, Producing Artistic Director) has announced that 3-time Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie will assume the role of Anna Leonowens in its Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I beginning Tuesday, May 3 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Palm Beach Dramaworks to Welcome William Ivey Long for 'Dramalogue' Series, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella. The Producers.Hairspray. Nine. Contact. Revivals of Chicago and Guys and Dolls. In addition to being big Broadway hits, those musicals have something else in common: their costume designer, the brilliant William Ivey Long. On Tuesday, March 1, Long will speak with Sheryl Flatow about the craft of costume design and discuss his illustrious career as part of Palm Beach Dramaworks' popular series,Dramalogue - Talking Theatre! William Ivey Long: Creating Character Through Costumes will be presented twice, at 2pm and 7pm, at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre.  (more...)

Tickets on Sale This Friday for CABARET at the Marcus Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

Associated Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center announced today that individual tickets for the Milwaukee premiere of Roundabout Theatre Company's CABARET will go on sale Friday, December 11 at 12:00 pm. (more...)

The Dallas Opera to Present Frederica von Stade in Concert, 1/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

¬†DALLAS, TX,¬†December 8, 2015¬†¬Ė¬†The Dallas Opera¬†will present opera legend¬†Frederica von Stade, mezzo-soprano, for another magnificent performance in¬†The Robert E. and Jean Ann Titus Art Song Recital Series. The one-time-only recital will be presented¬†Sunday, January 31, 2016¬†at 2:00 p.m.¬†at¬†City Performance Hall¬†(a 749-seat venue located at 2520 Flora Street in the Arts District, Dallas, TX 75201). Also featured at the exclusive event will be¬†Jake Heggie, composer (Great Scott, Moby-Dick) and accomplished pianist, who has had a long-standing artistic collaboration with Miss von Stade. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 30, 2015
by - Dec 30, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

SALUTE TO VIENNA New Year's Concert Returns to Van Wezel
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

SALUTE TO VIENNA returns to Sarasota's Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall this New Year's, with the Strauss Symphony of America, conducted by Viennese conductor Niels Muus. (more...)

2015 Year in Review: Gary Naylor's Best and Worst of Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Dec 21, 2015

Gary Naylor looks back on over 100 reviews to pick plenty of Christmas crackers and a few Christmas turkeys after another wonderful year in London Theatre. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 2, 2015
by - Dec 2, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 2 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

The Utah Symphony to Pay Homage to Vienna and More in New Year's Celebration Concert, 1/2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

Music Director Thierry Fischer leads the Utah Symphony in the New Year's Celebration concert on Saturday, January 2 at 7 PM in Abravanel Hall. Kick-off 2016 beautifully with traditional Strauss waltzes, polkas, and other Old World dance hall favorites as the orchestra pays homage to the Vienna Philharmonic's enduring New Year's Day concert. (more...)

Mixologists Create Cocktails Inspired by Utah Opera's THE MERRY WIDOW
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

Utah Opera is continuing the Salt Lake Magazine partnership for the annual Libretti & Libations where art influences life - or at least a drink. Talented mixologists from favored Salt Lake City and Park City restaurants curate unique cocktails inspired by the season's opera productions. From Dec. 18 to Jan. 24, six locations will offer refined libations inspired by Utah Opera's The Merry Widow as a way of infusing food and beverage with the experience of opera. Visit www.utahopera.org/libations for more information. (more...)

Carol Wincenc and More Set for PREformances with Allison Charney, 12/14 at JCC Manhattan
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

JCC Manhattan presents the fall season finale of PREformances with Allison Charney on Monday, December 14th at 12:30pm. In this unique concert series, you will hear celebrated classical musicians just before their performances on the world's most prestigious stages removing traditional barriers between performer and audience. (more...)

Soprano Tamara Wilson Wins the 2016 Richard Tucker Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

The¬†Richard Tucker Music Foundation¬†is thrilled to announce that¬†soprano¬†Tamara Wilson¬†¬Ė whose ¬ďvoice of steely beauty and great power¬Ē¬†(Houston Chronicle) has already won international accolades ¬Ė has been named as winner of the¬†2016 Richard Tucker Award. Dubbed the ¬ďHeisman Trophy of Opera,¬Ē the Tucker Award carries the foundation's most substantial cash prize of¬†$50,000, and is conferred each year by a panel of opera industry professionals on an American singer at the threshold of a major international career. Featuring such luminaries as¬†Ren√©e Fleming, Stephanie Blythe,Lawrence Brownlee,¬†David Daniels,¬†Christine Goerke¬†and¬†Joyce DiDonato, the list of past winners reads like a who's who of American opera. (more...)

Cast Set for Theo Ubique's AN ANTHONY NEWLEY AND LESLIE BRICUSSE SONGBOOK
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The British songwriting duo of Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse, who together wrote some of the most enduring and loved songs of Broadway and Hollywood, will be celebrated in Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre's 2016 summer cabaret. (more...)

MasterVoices' DIDO AND AENEAS with Kelli O'Hara and Victoria Clark Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale) continues the 2015-2016 season with Henry Purcell and Nahum Tate's tempestuous Baroque opera, DIDO AND AENEAS, tonight, April 28, 2016 at 7pm and tomorrow, April 29, 2016 at 8pm at New York City Center, 131 W. 55th Street, New York City. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/23/2016
by - Apr 23, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/23/2016. (more...)

MasterVoices' DIDO AND AENEAS with Kelli O'Hara and Victoria Clark Opens Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

A friendly reminder! MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale) continues the 2015-2016 season with Henry Purcell and Nahum Tate's tempestuous Baroque opera, DIDO AND AENEAS, on April 28, 2016 at 7pm and April 29, 2016 at 8pm at New York City Center, 131 W. 55th Street, New York City. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 4/10/2016 - 4/17/2016
by BWW - Apr 17, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 4/10/2016 - 4/17/2016. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 4/3/2016 - 4/10/2016
by BWW - Apr 10, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 4/3/2016 - 4/10/2016. (more...)

JCC Manhattan's PREformances with Allison Charney Concludes Tomorrow, 4/11
by Louisa Brady - Apr 10, 2016

JCC Manhattan proudly presents PREformances with Allison Charney featuring violinists Laura Jean Goldberg, Ani Bukujian and Alexandros Martino Petrin, violist Lisa Heffter, cellist Roberta Cooper, pianists Alexei Tartakovsky and Moshe Knoll as well as actor, Jordan Charney, on Monday, April 11th at 12:30pm. The program will feature world premieres by American composers Kim D. Sherman and Moshe S. Knoll, along with Debussy's beautiful 'Arpeggio Etude' and Liszt's thrilling 'Chasse Neige' for virtuoso piano. (more...)

Boston Lyric Opera to Close Out Season with THE MERRY WIDOW, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2016

Boston, MA ¬Ė April 7, 2016 ¬Ė¬†Boston Lyric Opera closes its 2015/16 Season with composer Franz Leh√°r's classic comic operetta¬†The Merry Widow,¬†whose light-hearted fun within the fictional Pontevedrian Embassy in Paris plays out among international diplomats as the dark clouds of World War I gather on the horizon. This new BLO production of¬†The Merry Widowopens¬†April 29¬†for a five-performance run through¬†May 8¬†at the Citi Performing Arts CenterSMShubert Theatre in Boston. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 10, 2016
by - Apr 10, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 10 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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