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Maria Callas Commendatore OMRI, was an American-born Greek soprano who was one of the most renowned and influential opera singers of the 20th century. Many critics praised her bel canto technique, wide-ranging voice and dramatic interpretations.

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Casting Set For the UK Premiere of BECOMING NANCY, Directed by Jerry MItchell

The UK premiere of BECOMING NANCY at Birmingham Rep announces its cast. The musical adaptation of Terry Ronald's novel features a talented ensemble, promising an engaging and heartfelt performance.
La Compañía Nacional De �"pera Abre La Convocatoria Para Pertenecer Al Coro Del Teatro De Bellas Artes

La Compañía Nacional de Ópera ha abierto la convocatoria para pertenecer al Coro del Teatro de Bellas Artes. Los interesados pueden postularse para formar parte de este prestigioso grupo.
Pacific Conservatory Theatre Announces WAITRESS And More for Upcoming Season

PCPA has announced its 61st season featuring THE SOUND OF MUSIC, THE BOOK OF WILL, THE RIVER BRIDE, and more. Discover a diverse lineup of performances from classics to contemporary works.
Review: MASTER CLASS at Bay Street Theatre

What did our critic think of MASTER CLASS at Bay Street Theatre?
Photos: Inside Opening Night of MASTER CLASS At Bay Street Theater

On Saturday, July 28, Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts' highly-anticipated second show of the summer season, Terrence McNally's Tony Award-winning comedy with music MASTER CLASS delivered audience kudos and a hearty standing ovation. See photos from opening night.
Cast and Creative Team Announced for WAM Theatre's FRAGMENTS OF OUTSIDE

WAM Theatre has announced the ensemble of performers and designers who are collaborating to create the site-specific performance fragments of Outside. This special, one-time-only performance, conceived and directed by new Artistic Director Genée Coreno, is a celebration of WAM's 15th Anniversary.
DANCIN' ON THE DOCK - VINTAGE 80'S Comes to Bay Street Theater This Summer

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts will host DANCIN' ON THE DOCK - VINTAGE 80'S, the second of a series of themed SUMMER SUNDAY TEA DANCES to be held on the Bay Street Theater patio and in its adjacent indoor bar throughout the rest of the Summer.
REVIEW: Kym Vaitiekus shares his thoughts on MASTER CLASS

Unveiling La Davina: Witness the Power and Passion in every facet of MASTER CLASS. Director Liesel Badorrek did cast Lucia Mastrantone as Maria Callas, but Badorrek must have misplaced Mastrantone during rehearsal and managed to resurrect Callas herself. We were magically transported to her Julliard sessions of the early 70’s.
MASTER CLASS Comes to Ensemble Theatre in June

Ensemble Theatre will present Terrence McNally’s Tony award-winning play, Master Class, offering an explosive homage to the legendary opera singer Maria Callas and featuring live operatic performances, from Friday 14th June to Saturday 20th July.
Soprano Leah Hawkins Named The Met's 2024 Beverly Sills Artist Award Winner

Soprano Leah Hawkins has been honored with the Met’s 2024 Beverly Sills Artist Award, recognizing her exceptional talent and contributions to the opera world.
Bay Street Theater Announces Cast And Crew For MASTER CLASS

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced that this season's second Mainstage production Terrence McNally's Tony Award Winning MASTER CLASS will star Vicki Lewis ('NewsRadio,' 'Finding Nemo,' 'Curb Your Enthusiasm') as opera diva Maria Callas.
THE AUDIENCE Comes to Drury Lane Theatre in August

 Drury Lane Theatre will continue its 2024/25 Season with The Audience. Masterfully blending the personal and the political, The Audience gives a glimpse into the woman behind the crown and the leaders she outlasted.
Soprano Hera Hyesang Park to Perform In Featured Recital At Orchestre De Chambre De Paris

Soprano Hera Hyesang Park is set to perform in a featured recital at the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris on May 19, alongside Bass Kyungil Ko and Pianist Jeff Cohen. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Review: SAN DIEGO OPERA'S MADAMA BUTTERFLY at San Diego Civic Center

Puccini’s Madama Butterfly is one of the most popular operas ever written. It has a wonderfully lyrical score, familiar arias and a story that remains compelling even after often heard. San Diego Opera’s most recent production played to a full house on opening night, and under the direction of Jose Maria Condemi the well-chosen cast delivered a performance with impressive emotional depth. Corinne Winters’s convincing portrayal of the naïve 15-year-old Cio-Cio-San brought bravas and enthusiastic applause at curtain call. But her portrayal of innocence exploited meant both bravos and boos over extended applause for tenor Adam Smith’s convincing version of her heartless seducer, Lieutenant Pinkerton.
JENNY LIND PRESENTS P.T. BARNUM Opens In Hollywood in June

Catch JENNY LIND PRESENTS P.T. BARNUM, a Hollywood Fringe Festival selection, written and performed by Shelley Cooper. The show opens on June 26 at Asylum @ Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre. Proceeds will support the Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival.
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.
BEAUTIFUL, MYSTIC PIZZA, and More Set For Riverside Theatre's 2024-25 Season

Riverside Theatre has announced its 2024-2025 Season of productions. Learn more about the season lineup here!
Review: MASTER CLASS at Theatre Memphis

For opera lovers around the world, Maria Callas was a gigantic figure well known for her unusual and daring performances. She was a singer who ruled the classical musical world for a large part of the 20th century and left an indelible mark with her talent and her larger-than-life personality.
Olivier Awards 2024: The Full List of Winners

The biggest stars of London theatre gathered today at the Royal Albert Hall for the Olivier Awards 2024, hosted by Hannah Waddingham. Find out about Sunset Boulevard and the night's other big winners!
BroadwayWorld's Olivier Awards 2024 Predictions

The 2024 Olivier Awards are fast approaching on April 14. Ahead of one of the most exciting nights in theatreland, our critics – Aliya Al-Hassan, Mica Blackwell, Alexander Cohen, Katie Kirkpatrick, Kat Mokrynski, Gary Naylor, Kerrie Nicholson, Matthew Paluch and Christiana Rose share their thoughts about who and what will triumph on the night, as well as who should twin each category.

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