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First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards; TEACHING A ROBOT TO LO Photo First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards; TEACHING A ROBOT TO LOVE Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

ACOCo and Melbourne Recital Centre Present American Opera Double Bill Photo ACOCo and Melbourne Recital Centre Present American Opera Double Bill
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2022

Australian Contemporary Opera Co (ACOCo) and Melbourne Recital Centre present a one-night only double-bill of powerful works by two visionary American composers: the Australian premiere of David Lang’s The Loser and Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer’s To Hell and Back. Acclaimed for their emotional punch, beauty and sensitively, these works are masterpieces of recent American contemporary opera.

Australian Contemporary Opera Company to Perform New Production of BOOK OF LONGING Photo Australian Contemporary Opera Company to Perform New Production of BOOK OF LONGING
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 7, 2022

Award winning independent company Australian Contemporary Opera Co (ACOCo),¬† in partnership with The Wheeler Centre and Fed Square, presents Philip Glass‚Äô divisive¬† Book of Longing ‚ÄĒ a unique and intoxicating collaboration between two of the most¬† celebrated musical artists of their generation. Featuring Richard Piper as the voice of¬† Leonard Cohen, this evening length operatic concert performance of poetry, songs and¬† music, incorporates projections of Cohen‚Äôs poems and drawings and will be staged for one¬† night only at The Edge, Federation Square.¬†

Melbourne's Australian Contemporary Opera Announces Upcoming Season Photo Melbourne's Australian Contemporary Opera Announces Upcoming Season
by Stephi Wild - Dec 15, 2021

ACOCo’s 2022 season sees the award winning independent company roar back to live performance with seven shows all directed by women, including five Australian premieres,    and new presentation partnerships with The Wheeler Centre, the Melbourne Recital Centre, and, wait for it, the MCG (Yarra Park).

Australian Contemporary Opera Co Announces Cancellation Of THE ENCHANTED PIG Photo Australian Contemporary Opera Co Announces Cancellation Of THE ENCHANTED PIG
by Stephi Wild - Jul 25, 2021

Ticket holders for ACOCo’s season of The Enchanted Pig will be contacted by TICKETEK with  an offer to refund.

Australian Contemporary Opera Co Presents THE ENCHANTED PIG - Melbourne Season Photo Australian Contemporary Opera Co Presents THE ENCHANTED PIG - Melbourne Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 30, 2021

Award winning independent company Australian Contemporary Opera Co celebrates a return to the Melbourne main-stage with the revival of Gale Edwards' brilliant and¬†acclaimed festival production of the London and New York hit, The Enchanted Pig. This¬†heartwarming, uplifting, tuneful family show has all the hallmarks of The Princess Bride, Beauty¬† and the Beast and Cinderella ‚ÄĒ with sophisticated appeal for all ages.¬†¬†

Country Westerns Share Richard & Linda Thompson Cover, Announce Tour Dates Photo Country Westerns Share Richard & Linda Thompson Cover, Announce Tour Dates
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 17, 2021

The EP arrives after a banner year for the band, whose self-titled debut album (Fat Possum) drew praise from all corners of the media world.

Becca Kidwell DARES To Rise Up With A New Live Show At Pangea In July  Photo Becca Kidwell DARES To Rise Up With A New Live Show At Pangea In July 
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 8, 2021

Pangea is open for business and so is their cabaret room! Becca Kidwell is one of the lucky artists to return to their stage, and all the patrons are happy to have her back.

Country Westerns Announce Covers EP for Fat Possum Photo Country Westerns Announce Covers EP for Fat Possum
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 11, 2021

The EP arrives after a banner year for the band, whose self-titled debut album (Fat Possum) drew praise from all corners of the media world. Pitchfork called the album 'ragged in all the right places' and named it one of the 35 Best Rock Albums of 2020.

Gertrude Opera and Monk Parrots Present David Lang's LOVE FAIL Photo Gertrude Opera and Monk Parrots Present David Lang's LOVE FAIL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 6, 2020

Weaving fragments from medieval versions of Tristan and Isolde with new text, David Lang's a cappella chamber opera love fail puts a contemporary lens on the classic love story. Presented as a Yarra Valley Opera Festival headline event, this collaboration with the acclaimed Monk Parrots, USA, will stream online from the 1st of Nov through the 30th.