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Composer Ned Rorem Dies At Age 99

American composer and writer Ned Rorem passed away at age 99 on November 18, 2022 in New York City, in his home on the Upper West Side, surrounded by family and friends. He is survived by six nieces and nephews and eleven grand nieces and nephews.
The Cell Theatre Announces 2023 Programming Featuring Over 30 Resident Artists

Nancy Manocherian's the cell theatre (Artistic Director Kira Simring) has announced their 2023 season, featuring a year of full productions, art exhibitions, developmental workshops, and over 30 resident artists.
Tulsa Opera Announces 75th Anniversary Season

 General Director Ken McConnell and Artistic Director Tobias Picker today announced Tulsa Opera’s 75th anniversary season, which opens October 28 & 30 with the company premiere of Rossini’s The Italian Girl (L’italiana in Algeri).
Frost Opera Theater and Frost Symphony Orchestra to Debut World Premiere of THE LEOPARD

The Frost Opera Theater in tandem with the Frost Symphony Orchestra are set to present the world premiere of The Leopard. The show is an opera in two acts with music by Michael Dellaira and a libretto by J. D. McClatchy.
Vivaldi And Romance Launches Frost Music Live's 2022 Season

The Frost School of Music at the University of Miami has announced the line-up for the Frost Music Live critically acclaimed Signature Series. 
Frost Music Live Signature Series Kicks Off 2022 Season On Valentine's Day!

The Frost School of Music at the University of Miami has announced the line-up for the Frost Music Live critically acclaimed Signature Series.  Beginning on Valentine's Day the 2022 line-up offers music for everyone in the family from classical to jazz, from multi GRAMMY Award winners, NEA Jazz Masters and MacArthur Fellows, to the brightest most innovative new artists performing in music today.
THE LEOPARD Will Receive Its World Premiere by The Frost School Of Music Opera Theater and Frost Symphony Orchestra

The Leopard, by Michael Dellaira and J.D. McClatchy, an opera based on the acclaimed 1958 novel Il Gattopardo by Giuseppi Tomasi di Lampedusa, will be presented in its world premiere on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 3pm by the Frost Opera Theater and The Frost Symphony Orchestra. 
Poetry Series At Bryant Park Reading Room Presented Every Tuesday At Bryant Park

Sit under Bryant Park's London Plane trees and enjoy evening poetry readings throughout the summer! Started in 2005, the Bryant Park Poetry series has created a space dedicated to poetry. Bryant Park Reading Room literary programs have been a conduit for creative writing expression, and that has enabled a dialogue based on diverse perspectives. The Poetry series has the good fortune to be a platform to hear a variety of poetry voices that reflect the community in which we live.
Tulsa Opera Announces 2019/2020 Season

General Director Ken McConnell and Artistic Director Tobias Picker today announced Tulsa Opera's 72nd season comprising classics such as Bizet's Carmen and Puccini's Madama Butterfly, and a new production of Mr. Picker's 1996 opera Emmeline, to be performed in Oklahoma for the first time, and led by Mr. Picker in his opera-conducting debut.
Works & Process At The Guggenheim Presents THE GLIMMERGLASS FESTIVAL: BLUE

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents The Glimmerglass Festival: Blue by Jeanine Tesori and Tazewell Thompson on Monday, February 11, 2019 at 7:30pm.
Works & Process Presents The Glimmerglass Festival: BLUE by Jeanine Tesori and Tazewell Thompson

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents The Glimmerglass Festival: Blue by Jeanine Tesori and Tazewell Thompsonon Monday, February 11, 2019 at 7:30pm.
Video: The Cast of 5-Star Theatricals SHREK THE MUSICAL Covers The Monkees, 'I'm A Believer'

5-STAR THEATRICALS opens its 2018-2019 season with the Thousand Oaks premiere of SHREK THE MUSICAL
5-Star Theatricals Presents Thousand Oaks Premiere of SHREK THE MUSICAL

5-STAR THEATRICALS opens its 2018-2019 season with the Thousand Oaks premiere of SHREK THE MUSICAL
New York Youth Symphony Now Accepting Applications For Musical Theater Composition Program

Now entering its 56th season, the New York Youth Symphony (NYYS) is launching a Musical Theater Composition (MTC) program, to be led by newly-appointed director Anna K. Jacobs. In a partnership with the Harlem School of the Arts, this new program aims to diversify the world of musical theater by creating opportunities for young composers to have their compositions workshopped and performed by both peers and professionals.
Award-Winning Actors Co-Op Theatre Company Presents VIOLET 

Actors Co-op Theatre Company (Ovation Award-Winner 2017 Best Play, Intimate Theatre for 33 Variations) is proud to present the Tony nominated musical VIOLET, with music by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics by Brian Crawley, based on the short story 'The Ugliest Pilgrim' by Doris Betts, directed by Richard Israel, produced by Thomas Chavira. Violet opens Today, May 11 at 8:00 pm, and will run through Sunday, June 17 at the Actors Co-op Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower Street, 90028 (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood.
Mamie Parris, Josh Breckenridge, and More Join Drew Gehling in DAVE at Arena Stage

Arena Stage announces the full cast and creative team for Dave. By Thomas Meehan, Nell Benjaminand Tom Kitt, Dave is inspired by the Academy Award-nominated American political comedy film.
Award-Winning Actors Co-Op Theatre Company Presents VIOLET 

Actors Co-op Theatre Company (Ovation Award-Winner 2017 Best Play, Intimate Theatre for 33 Variations) is proud to present the Tony nominated musical VIOLET, with music by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics by Brian Crawley, based on the short story 'The Ugliest Pilgrim' by Doris Betts, directed by Richard Israel, produced by Thomas Chavira. Violet opens Friday, May 11 at 8:00 pm, and will run through Sunday, June 17 at the Actors Co-op Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower Street, 90028 (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood.
Single Tickets Now Available for the Bay Area Premiere of SOFT POWER at the Curran

Today, Carole Shorenstein Hays announced that single tickets are now available for SOFT POWER, the play featuring a musical by David Henry Hwang (play and lyrics) and Jeanine Tesori (music and additional lyrics). SOFT POWER will make its Bay Area premiere at San Francisco's Curran (445 Geary Street) June 20 - July 8, 2018. SOFT POWER is a Center Theatre Group co-commission with The Public Theater and will perform at the Curran following its world premiere at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles
Curran San Francisco Announces Cast for the Bay Area Premiere of SOFT POWER

Today, Curran announced the cast of SOFT POWER, a play with a musical by David Henry Hwang (play and lyrics) and Jeanine Tesori (music and additional lyrics). SOFT POWER will make its Bay Area premiere at San Francisco's Curran theater (445 Geary Street), June 20 - July 8, 2018. Produced by Center Theatre Group, SOFT POWER comes to Curran after its world premiere at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles from May 3 through June 10, 2018. Tickets for SOFT POWER are currently only available to #CURRAN2018 subscribers. Single tickets will be announced at a later date.
Full Casting Announced For CAROLINE, OR CHANGE And ACCEPTANCE At Hampstead Theatre

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