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Benjamin Millepied's ROMEO & JULIET SUITE Comes to Sydney Opera House This Week

Benjamin Millepied’s Romeo & Juliet Suite is headed to the Sydney Opera House this week! This queer take on the iconic Shakespeare story will run 5 – 9 June 2024 in the Joan Sutherland Theatre.
Richard Tucker Music Foundation Announces 2024 Award Winner And Grant Recipients

Discover the 2024 award winner and grant recipients announced by the Richard Tucker Music Foundation.
Review: TURANDOT at Belk Theater

Yes, a grand opera was inserted at Belk Theater as the clock or calendar was winding down! Around the world, Callas, Nilsson, and Sutherland are among the divas who have graced the powerhouse role of TURANDOT, and Franco Zeffirelli's production at the Met is as revered for its stateliness and splendor as the Notre Dame Cathedral. Grand? Monumental.
Interview: Simon Thew - Future Music Director & Chief Conductor of the Houston Ballet

As Maestro Ermanno Florio steps down after 32 seasons, Australian Conductor Simon Thew will be appointed as Houston Ballet's Music Director and Chief Conductor. BroadwayWorld got the chance to speak with Simon Thew about his worldly career, his experience with the Houston Ballet, and his goals for the future of the Houston Ballet.
Palm Beach Opera To Close Season With Bel Canto's NORMA

Experience the grand finale of the Palm Beach Opera season with the fiery performance of NORMA. Join us for an unforgettable night of classical music and opera.
The Royal College of Music to Open Performance Laboratory This Month

Experience fully immersive and groundbreaking performance simulation facilities at the Royal College of Music.
Critically-Acclaimed Performer Kim David Smith Presents MORE MOSTLY MARLENE at Joe's Pub at the Public Theater

Kim David Smith invites Broadway World and its readers to his upcoming presentation of 'More Mostly Marlene' at Joe's Pub on February 6th. The show features an expanded program of Marlene Dietrich, Liza Minnelli, and Kylie Minogue songs, accompanied by a talented band. Don't miss this critically-acclaimed performer's captivating performance.
Sarah Rice, Original 'Johanna' in SWEENEY TODD, Has Passed Away

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Sarah Rice, best known for originating the role of Johanna in Sweeney Todd, passed away from cancer on Saturday, January 6th. 
Tracie Bennett Will Portray Tallulah Bankhead In Industry Readings Of THE CODE

Tracie Bennett to portray Tallulah Bankhead in industry readings of 'The Code' - a new play by Michael McKeever. Christopher Renshaw directs.Jim Kierstead will present two private industry readings (by invitation only) of The Code, a new play by Michael McKeever (Daniel's Husband, Mr. Parker).
Review: ALCINA at McCaw Hall

What did our critic think of ALCINA It’s worth going to see for the glorious music and courageous, proficient singing
�¿The Dallas Opera Announces Release Of New 3D Spatial Immersive Audio Opera 'No One Is Forgotten' Based On The Play By Winter Miller

The Dallas Opera announces the digital release of No One is Forgotten: An Immersive Opera, its first-ever 3D spatial opera recording, available now for streaming in Dolby Atmos Immersive Audio to subscribers of Apple Music and Tidal and in a stereo mix for non-subscribers. No One is Forgotten is available for purchase now.
Teatro Nuovo to Celebrate The Centenary Of Maria Callas With CALLAS: PAST AND FUTURE

Teatro Nuovo will celebrate the centenary of Maria Callas (1923-1977) with a special event titled 'CALLAS: PAST AND FUTURE.'
Marina Prior, Michael Cormick and Jemma Rix Join Aussie Pops NYE Gala at Hamer Hall

Marina Prior, Michael Cormick and Jemma Rix join The New Year's Eve (& The Night Before) Gala Concerts on 30 and 31 December 2023. Learn more about the concerts and find out how to get tickets here!
REVIEW: Cameron Mackintosh's Revival of MISS SAIGON Arrives In Sydney With A Stronger Focus On The Fallout Of American Arrogance

Presented by Opera Australia, Cameron Mackintosh’s Revival of MISS SAIGON reunites the creatives from the 2004 Touring Production, which reached Australia in 2007, to reincorporate elements of the 1989 West End original while shifting the focus to make a more powerful message than the central love story. 
Music of Sting Inspires MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE at Sydney Opera House in October

 In an Australian premiere, spectacular new dance-theatre work Message In A Bottle from award-winning choreographer Kate Prince, set to the music of 17-time Grammy Award-winning artist Sting, is coming to the Joan Sutherland Theatre this October as part of the Opera House's 50th Birthday Festival.
CAUSE CELEB �" NIGHT WITH THE STARS Returns Next Month to Benefit the Actors Benevolent Fund

ACTORS BENEVOLENT FUND’S most popular fundraiser event – CAUSE CELEB – NIGHT WITH THE STARS is back. After a break of three years ABF has announced that the popular indoor picnic and cabaret returns on Sunday 13 August with a night of song and laughter to provide help for arts professionals in times of need.
Review: Crutchfield's Teatro Nuovo Turns Fairy Godmother as CRISPINO Returns to New York

The famed playwright and wit George S. Kaufman once said, “Satire is what closes on Saturday night.” One can only imagine what Kaufman--whose many credits include YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU, as well as the source of Sondheim’s MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, which is circling Broadway for a return this fall--would have had to say about satiric operas. CRISPINO E LA COMARE (CRISPINO AND THE FAIRY GODMOTHER), a lively and lightweight 1850 comic piece that was was happily rescued from obscurity this week by Will Crutchfield's Teatro Nuovo.
Merola Opera Program to Present Schwabacher Summer Concert in August

Bay Area audiences are invited to revel in the high drama and opulent melodies of classic opera as artists from the 2023 Merola Opera Program perform extended scenes from works by Donizetti, Handel, Verdi, and others in the Schwabacher Summer Concert.
MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE Makes Australian Debut at the Sydney Opera House in October

Sadler’s Wells has announced that the widely acclaimed dance theatre production Message In A Bottle by Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Kate Prince, set to the music of 17-time Grammy Award-winning artist Sting, makes its Australian debut with a tour to the Sydney Opera House on 25 - 29 October for a strictly limited run in the Joan Sutherland Theatre as part of the iconic venue’s 50th Birthday Festival.
Opera Australia Will Perform Five Sydney Opera House Premieres in Summer 2024

Opera Australia (OA) has announced its 2024 Sydney Summer Season with guest Creative Director Lindy Hume presenting five Sydney Opera House premieres, having been invited by CEO Fiona Allan to curate the season.

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