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BWW Review: Seattle Opera Streams DON GIOVANNI Photo BWW Review: Seattle Opera Streams DON GIOVANNI
by Maria Nockin - Mar 6, 2021

On March 5, 2021, Seattle Opera presented Mozart’s Don Giovanni to its worldwide online audience. Stage director Brenna Corner notes that the 1964 Hamlet on Broadway directed by Richard Burton inspired her to do this black-and-white film production and use it to communicate the opera’s basic premise. Corner says she intended to emphasize the drama.

Music and Arts Lovers Can Now Purchase 'Single Tickets' to Seattle Opera Streams Photo Music and Arts Lovers Can Now Purchase 'Single Tickets' to Seattle Opera Streams
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 6, 2021

Seattle Opera is introducing ‚Äúsingle tickets‚ÄĚ to its 2021 streaming productions of¬†Don Giovanni,¬†Flight, and¬†Tosca‚ÄĒplus a bonus reprise of¬†The Elixir of Love. This is the company‚Äôs first foray into pay-per-view streaming content, which can be enjoyed by opera lovers worldwide.

Enjoy Seattle Opera Mornings On KING FM Photo Enjoy Seattle Opera Mornings On KING FM
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 22, 2020

While McCaw Hall's stage may be dark, opera music continues to reverberate in the Pacific Northwest and beyond: Starting every Saturday on April 25, enjoy Seattle Opera Mornings on King FM. Classical KING FM 98.1 will broadcast recordings of previous Seattle Opera performances including Tosca, La traviata, The Magic Flute, and Madame Butterfly. Broadcasts will be available on the radio and at king.org every Saturday morning at 10 a.m. Pacific Time. 

Virtual Experiences At Seattle Center Entertain And Enlighten Photo Virtual Experiences At Seattle Center Entertain And Enlighten
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 18, 2020

Seattle's Opera Center Announces Activities For January-March Photo Seattle's Opera Center Announces Activities For January-March
by Stephi Wild - Jan 15, 2020

As the days get longer and Spring hits Seattle in the first quarter of 2020, The Opera Center bustles with free and low-cost activities for all ages. The mainstage operas attract big crowds Eugene Onegin (1/11 a?' 1/25) and Charlie Parker's Yardbird (2/22 a?' 3/7) at Marion Oliver McCaw Hall. But, adjacent to McCaw Hall, is Seattle's newest education, artistic and civic space known as The Opera Center. This state-of-the-art facility opened to the public on December 15, 2018 and is accessible to everyone.

Charlie Parker's YARDBIRD Announced At Seattle Opera Photo Charlie Parker's YARDBIRD Announced At Seattle Opera
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 19, 2019

In the centennial year of legendary alto-saxophonist Charlie Parker, one company is using opera to tell a story about jazz. Seattle Opera presents Charlie Parker's Yardbird, a work created by saxophonist and composer Daniel Schnyder and Bridgette Wimberly, an award-winning poet and playwright.

Seattle Opera Presents CINDERELLA Photo Seattle Opera Presents CINDERELLA
by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2019

When stage director Lindy Hume last worked at Seattle Opera, her powerful Rigoletto sparked important #MeToo conversations with a story intended to be devoid of hope. Next up, she's bringing something completely different to McCaw Halla?"a sparkling fairytale that families will fall in love with.

Seattle Opera Appoints Professor Naomi André As Scholar In Residence Photo Seattle Opera Appoints Professor Naomi André As Scholar In Residence
by Stephi Wild - Jul 17, 2019

Musicologist, writer, and opera-lover Naomi Andre has been appointed Seattle Opera's inaugural Scholar in Residence. She is the author of Black Opera: History, Power, Engagement, which The New York Times describes as "A necessary exploration of how race has shaped the opera landscape in the United States and South Africa." Additionally, Andre works as a professor at the University of Michigan, teaching Women's Studies, Afroamerican/African Studies, and more.

Seattle Opera Presents RIGOLETTO Photo Seattle Opera Presents RIGOLETTO
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2019

For years, Lindy Hume, stage director of Seattle Opera's August production of Rigoletto, has been frustrated by the way opera celebrates misogyny through its ‚Äúbad boy‚ÄĚ characters. In beloved works such as Don Giovanni, Carmen, and Tosca, sopranos must rehearse how to fall, how to be stabbed, brutalized, and thrown across the room, behaviors they would never accept in real life.

BWW Review: Seattle Opera Celebrates New Civic Home Photo BWW Review: Seattle Opera Celebrates New Civic Home
by Erica Miner - Dec 21, 2018

The brand-new, state-of-the-art rehearsal, storage and administrative building is now ready for use by the opera company

Jonathan Dean Videos

VIDEO: First Look - Jessie Mueller in Adorable Trailer for WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 12, 2016

The highly anticipated new musical WAITRESS, opens Sunday, April 24, 2016 at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street, between Broadway and Eighth Avenue), with previews starting on Friday, March 25, 2016.

STAGE TUBE: FINDING NEVERLAND Composers Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy Treat Fans to Post-Show Concert
by Stage Tube - Sep 17, 2015

Gary Barlow (front-man of UK pop sensation Take That) and Eliot Kennedy (Grammy-winning producer), the award-winning composers of Broadway's smash hit musical Finding Neverland, treated ticket holders of the Wednesday, September 16th evening performance with an exclusive concert at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. Check out highlights from the special event below!

STAGE TUBE: Audience Reactions to WAITRESS at A.R.T. - Plus Clips!
by Stage Tube - Aug 14, 2015

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus presents the world premiere musical Waitress. Based on the motion picture written by Adrienne Shelly the new musical has a book by Jessie Nelson, music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles, direction by Diane Paulus, and choreography by Chase Brock. Check out the audience reactions to the show below, plus a few clips!

STAGE TUBE: Sara Bareilles and Diane Paulus Talk WAITRESS THE MUSICAL on CBS - Plus Clips of the Show!
by Stage Tube - Aug 13, 2015

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus presents the world premiere musical Waitress. Based on the motion picture written by Adrienne Shelly the new musical has a book by Jessie Nelson, music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles, direction by Diane Paulus, and choreography by Chase Brock. Below, CBS Boston spoke with Bareilles and Tony-winning director Diane Paulus about the show.  Check out the video below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights! Anastasia Barzee and More in KISS ME, KATE at The Old Globe
by Stage Tube - Jul 9, 2015

The Old Globe's presentation of Kiss Me, Kate, the classic musical comedy featuring a book by Sam and Bella Spewackand an iconic score by Cole Porter, is a spectacular revival in collaboration with Hartford Stage, choreographed by Peggy Hickey and directed by Hartford Stage Artistic Director and former Old Globe Shakespeare Festival Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak, who won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, which made its world premiere at The Old Globe and Hartford Stage in 2013. The Old Globe engagement runs now through August 2, with opening night tonight, July 9, on the Donald and Darlene ShileyStage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Click below to watch highlights from the show!

Sara Bareilles Previews Two WAITRESS Songs!
by Sally Henry Fuller - Jun 28, 2015

Sara Bareilles recently served the audience of the radio program, A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION a special treat.

VIDEO: FINDING NEVERLAND's Kelsey Grammer Still Going Strong on Fatherhood!
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 12, 2015

FINDING NEVERLAND's Kelsey Grammer stopped by last night's LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN and revealed he's still going strong on fatherhood.

VIDEO: Kelsey Grammer, Matthew Morrison Talk Co-Starring in Broadway's FINDING NEVERLAND
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 13, 2014

On this morning's TODAY, Kelsey Grammer and Matthew Morrison joined the NBC anchor team live from Los Angeles to talk about co-starring in FINDING NEVERLAND, heading to Broadway in 2015.

VIDEO: Matthew James Thomas & Sasha Allen Chat National Tour of PIPPIN
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 1, 2014

Stars Sasha Allen (Broadway's Hair) and Matthew James Thomas (Broadway's Pippin, Spider-Man) stopped by KPIX CBS San Francisco Bay Area News yesterday to discuss the musical.

STAGE TUBE: Sasha Allen Talks Leading PIPPIN in Denver
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2014

Below, from the PIPPIN National Tour launch in Denver, 'In Focus' host Eden Lane brings us her full one-on-one with Sasha Allen (a finalist on the 4th season on THE VOICE) who portrays the 'Leading Player'. Click to watch the interview!