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Interview: Cynthia Clarey of BRIDGE OVER MUDDIED WATERS at Laurie Beechman Photo Interview: Cynthia Clarey of BRIDGE OVER MUDDIED WATERS at Laurie Beechman
by Michael Walters - Jan 29, 2023

The opera star takes over the cabaret world with a show that speaks (and sings) to today's headlines.

Dayton Performing Arts Alliance Presents MARIA CALLAS: A CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION Photo Dayton Performing Arts Alliance Presents MARIA CALLAS: A CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 26, 2023

Dayton Performing Arts Alliance presents an Opera Star Recital honoring prima donna Maria Callas Sunday, February 5 at 2:30 pm in the Schuster Center. Dayton native and University of Dayton alum, pianist Howard Watkins joins four young rising stars as they honor the centennial celebration of Maria Callas' birth.

Cynthia Clarey Will Debut BRIDGE OVER MUDDIED WATERS at Laurie Beechman Theatre On Fe Photo Cynthia Clarey Will Debut BRIDGE OVER MUDDIED WATERS at Laurie Beechman Theatre On February 5th
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 25, 2023

The former opera star turned Chicago cabaret staple will make her Manhattan nightclub debut.

Alberto Frías lleva las canciones más icónicas en castellano al Teatro Alfil Photo Alberto Frías lleva las canciones más icónicas en castellano al Teatro Alfil
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Jan 18, 2023

El pr√≥ximo 24 de enero el Teatro Alfil de Madrid acoger√° un concierto de Alberto Fr√≠as (EL REY LE√ďN, EL M√ČDICO) en el que har√° un repaso por las canciones m√°s ic√≥nicas en lengua espa√Īola a lo largo de la historia.

Patti LuPone is Hitting the Road With New Tour, DON'T MONKEY WITH BROADWAY Photo Patti LuPone is Hitting the Road With New Tour, DON'T MONKEY WITH BROADWAY
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2023

Patti LuPone is hitting the road with her new tour Don't Monkey With Broadway! Check out the full list of dates and find out how to get tickets here!

Monica Bellucci Comes To The Beacon Theatre This Month Photo Monica Bellucci Comes To The Beacon Theatre This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2023

Italian cinema icon Monica Bellucci stars in Maria Callas: Letters and Memoirs at the Beacon Theatre for one night only on Friday, January 27, 2023 at 8:00PM.  Bellucci channels Greek opera legend Maria Callas in this one-woman show with text and stage direction by Tom Volf. 

Puccini Duo Of SUOR ANGELICA And GIANNI SCHICCHI Opens Next Month At San Diego Opera Photo Puccini Duo Of SUOR ANGELICA And GIANNI SCHICCHI Opens Next Month At San Diego Opera
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 12, 2023

San Diego Opera's 2022-2023 Season continues with The Puccini Duo: a double-bill of the tragic Suor Angelica and the witty comic opera Gianni Schicchi on Saturday, February 11, 2023 at the San Diego Civic Theatre for four performances. Additional performances are February 14, 17, and 19 (matinee), 2023. All evening performances take place at 7:30 PM, matinees at 2 PM.

Premiere of STRELLA at Greek National Opera Postponed Photo Premiere of STRELLA at Greek National Opera Postponed
by Stephi Wild - Jan 12, 2023

It is announced that the premiere of the new chamber opera Strella is postponed for Wednesday 1 February 2023 due to technical reasons.

ENNIO: THE LIVING PAPER CARTOON Announced At Club Fugazi Photo ENNIO: THE LIVING PAPER CARTOON Announced At Club Fugazi
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 10, 2023

The art of living origami meets hilarious theatre magic when Club Fugazi presents Ennio: The Living Paper Cartoon, co-produced by Club Fugazi Experiences, Glynis Henderson Productions, and Jonathan Reinis Productions, making its triumphant return to San Francisco after an 11-year absence, with a limited engagement, January 10 through February 5, 2023.

STRELLA Comes to Greek National Opera in January 2023 Photo STRELLA Comes to Greek National Opera in January 2023
by Stephi Wild - Dec 28, 2022

After a successful run of auditions, the Greek National Opera has announced the cast of the chamber opera Strella to music by Michalis Paraskakis and with a libretto by Alexandra K, based on on Panos H. Koutras’ film of the same title.

Maria Callas Videos

VIDEO: Dallas Opera's Opera Box Score With Mathilda Edge Videoplay
VIDEO: Dallas Opera's Opera Box Score With Mathilda Edge

by Stage Tube - Feb 17, 2022

Sports are the common denominator of our society. Everyone‚Äôs been to a baseball game. Everyone has a favorite team or hated rival. Everyone knows who Michael Jordan is. So what if opera ‚Äď its performances, personnel and programming ‚Äď could be demystified, discussed and promoted in such a way as to become as much a part of the public consciousness as sports? That's Opera Box Score!

BWW Exclusive: Melissa Errico Sings 'The Way He Makes Me Feel' From LEGRAND AFFAIR (D Videoplay
BWW Exclusive: Melissa Errico Sings 'The Way He Makes Me Feel' From LEGRAND AFFAIR (DELUXE EDITION)

by Stage Tube - Oct 24, 2019

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS will release Legrand Affair (Deluxe Edition) from Tony Award-nominated singer, actress and writer Melissa Errico on Friday, November 8. The track a?oeThe Way He Makes Me Feela?? will be available to customers who pre-order the album starting on Friday, October 25.

VIDEO: On This Day, July 7- Tyne Daly Stars In MASTER CLASS On Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, July 7- Tyne Daly Stars In MASTER CLASS On Broadway

by A.A. Cristi - Jul 7, 2019

On this day in 2011, a revival of Master Class starring Tyne Daly celebrated its opening night on Broadway!

BWW Interview: From Dancing Queen to Opera Diva, Judy McLane Opens Up About MAMMA MIA Videoplay
BWW Interview: From Dancing Queen to Opera Diva, Judy McLane Opens Up About MAMMA MIA, Maria Callas, and Theatre Raleigh's MASTER CLASS

by Lauren Van Hemert - Aug 5, 2018

This week, Judy McLane steps into Maria Callas' shoes for the opening of the Theatre Raleigh production 'Master Class.'  'Master Class' is about opera singer Maria Callas as she teaches a fictional master class at Julliard towards the end of her life. Written by Terrence McNally, the play opened on Broadway in 1995 and won two Tony Awards. McLane, who is best known for her work in the Broadway production of 'Mamma Mia,' trained as a classical singer and says she is no stranger to Callas' work. She sat down with me to talk about Maria Callas, 'Mamma Mia' and more.

VIDEO: On This Day, August 25: Happy Birthday, Leonard Bernstein! Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, August 25: Happy Birthday, Leonard Bernstein!

by Stage Tube - Aug 25, 2017

Leonard Bernstein was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He took piano lessons as a boy and attended the Garrison and Boston Latin Schools. At Harvard University, he studied with Walter Piston, Edward Burlingame-Hill, and A. Tillman Merritt, among others. Before graduating in 1939, he made an unofficial conducting debut with his own incidental music to 'The Birds,' and directed and performed in Marc Blitzstein's 'The Cradle Will Rock.' Then at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, he studied piano with Isabella Vengerova, conducting with Fritz Reiner, and orchestration with Randall Thompson. 

VIDEO: First Look - Nicole Byer Stars in MTV's New Comedy Series LADYLIKE, Premiering 6/9
by Caryn Robbins - May 11, 2016

MTV today announced the premiere of the brand new 30-minute hidden camera prank show LADYLIKE, premiering on Thursday, June 9 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT.

VIDEO: Jane Seymour & 'Dr. Quinn' Cast Reunite in All-New FUNNY OR DIE Spoof
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 4, 2014

Jane Seymour and the original cast of Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman reunite for a highly addictive reboot titled 'Dr. Quinn, Morphine Woman with Jane Seymour' in an all-new Funny or Die Video.

VIDEO: THE VIEW's Whoopi Goldberg Breaks Down Announcing News of Mike Nichols Passing
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 20, 2014

Whoopi Goldberg couldn't hold back the tears on this morning's THE VIEW while announcing the death of her friend and colleague Mike Nichols.

STAGE TUBE: A Mike Nichols Retrospective: Remembering the Entertainment Icon
by Stage Tube - Nov 20, 2014

As reported earlier this morning, famed EGOT winner Mike Nichols died yesterday, Wednesday, November 19th at the age of 83. In honor of Nichols and his lasting legacy, BroadwayWorld brings you a look back at his career, from the 2003 Kennedy Center Honors, to his beloved sketches with Elaine May.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF MARIA CALLAS
by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2013

Inside the Opera Studio starts off the season on Friday, September 6 (7:30 pm) and Sunday, September 8 (2pm) with The Life and Music of Maria Callas. This one-of-a-kind program by SopranoFrancesca Mondanaro and narrator Fabrizio Melano (world renowned director and close personal friend of Maria Callas) is not to be missed. Check out a sneak peek below!