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Renee Fleming made her Broadway debut in 2015 in Living on Love, for which she earned a Drama League Award nomination. Ms. Fleming is an internationally acclaimed soprano who performs in the world's greatest opera houses and concert halls. Winner of the National Medal of Arts and four Grammy Awards, she has sung at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony and the Diamond Jubilee Concert for Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. The first classical artist ever to sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the Super Bowl, she can be heard on the soundtracks of the films The Shape of Water; Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri; and Bel Canto. As Artistic Advisor to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, she launched a collaboration with the National Institutes of Health focused on music and neuroscience. Among her awards are France's Legion d'Honneur, the Fulbright Lifetime Achievement Medal, and Germany's Cross of the Order of Merit.

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Off-Broadway Production at The Shed, 2020

Lyric Opera of Chicago Production, 2019
Margaret Johnson

[Los Angeles]
LA Opera Production, 2019
Margaret Johnson

[West End]
London Premiere at Royal Festival Hall, 2019
Margaret Johnson

2018 Broadway Revival, 2018
Nettie Fowler

Original Broadway Production, 2015
Raquel De Angelis

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New York City Opera Presents THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS At NYU Florence, June 29-30

This summer, in partnership with NYU Florence, New York City Opera will bring The Garden of the Finzi-Continis to Florence, Italy for two exclusive performances of selected scenes at the historic Villa La Pietra.

Jessie Mueller to Launch 2023 P-Town Season Memorial Day Weekend

Jessie Mueller will open Provincetown Town Hall’s summer season on May 28.

Joel Grey & John Kander to Each Receive a 2023 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre

Joel Grey and John Kander will each receive the 2023 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre.

Review: The Met Welcomes the Next Generation at Its Laffont Competition

While there’s always a great deal of talk about where the next generation of operagoers is coming from, there’s much less hand-wringing about the sources of the new generation of singers. After hearing the Eric and Dominique Laffont Competition’s Grand Finals Concert at the Met on Sunday afternoon, we could plainly hear that the future of the Met roster is alive and well and waiting to take center stage.

Review: Botstein and ASO Bring Strauss's Seldom-Heard DAPHNE to Carnegie Hall

It’s hard to compete with yourself — especially the ‘you’ that was at the height of your powers. I think that’s part of the problem with the place that Richard Strauss’s DAPHNE holds in the composer’s canon. Often referred to as a second- (or even third-) tier work, it has much to offer and enjoy, as the performance by the American Symphony Orchestra under Leon Botstein at Carnegie Hall the other night proved quite well.

2023 Newport Classical Music Festival Comes to Newport This Summer

The 2023 Newport Classical Music Festival will present twenty-six concerts this summer between July 4-23, 2023, bringing timeless music for today to Newport's stunning historic mansions and venues including The Breakers, Blithewold Mansion, The Elms, Castle Hill Inn, Chinese Tea House, King Park, Norman Bird Sanctuary, Redwood Library & Athenæum, and more.

Houston Grand Opera Announces 2023 CONCERT OF ARIAS Winners

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) has announced the winners for this year's Concert of Arias, the 35th Annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers, held this evening at the Wortham Theater Center and livestreamed for audiences at home.   

Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell & Kelli O'Hara to Star in RAGTIME Reunion Concert

The Entertainment Community Fund's one-night-only benefit reunion concert of Ragtime, originally scheduled for 2020, will take place on Monday, March 27, 2023 at the Minskoff Theatre. Learn who is starring in the concert, and how to purchase tickets!

Kelli O'Hara & Brian d'Arcy James to Lead DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES World Premiere Musical

Atlantic Theater Company will present the world premiere musical Days of Wine and Roses, adapted from the 1962 film and original 1958 teleplay. See who is starring the production, performance dates, and how to purchase tickets!

Renée Fleming to Return For Fifth Year To Lead SongStudio Workshop Beginning This Month

​​​​​​​From January 30-February 4, 2023, renowned soprano Renée Fleming will mentor 10 aspiring young singers and 10 collaborative pianists from around the world in the fifth year of SongStudio, an innovative program exploring the future of the vocal recital. The annual intensive workshop—hosted by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute (WMI)—brings emerging vocalists and pianists together with leading artists and coaches for a week of instruction and performance at Carnegie Hall.

Broadway Stars Chita Rivera, Ramin Karimloo, and Jessie Mueller Join The Parker Series in Fort Lauderdale in Winter 2023

The Broadway Concert Series presented by Mark Cortale returns to The Parker in late January. The series, co-presented by the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, delivers three intimate evenings of incredible music and hilarious conversations hosted and music directed by Sirius XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky.

Broadway Streaming Guide: January 2023 - Where to Watch Pamela Anderson's Documentary & More

Although it may be a new year, a few classics are returning to streaming services, giving Broadway fans the perfect throwback binge list, plus some exciting new cast recordings that will start your new year off right!

PICTURES FROM HOME Box Office to Open Next Week

Celebrate the laughter and joy of the holidays with a special box office opening of Pictures From Home beginning Monday, December 19 at Studio 54 on Broadway, coinciding with the beginning of Hanukkah.     

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra to Present Renee Fleming in June 2023

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra will present its Annual Gala Concert with Metropolitan Opera star Renee Fleming. Conducted by Leonard Slatkin, the performance will include Strauss' Four Last Songs and more.

National Theatre And Met Opera Come To The Ridgefield Playhouse This Month

Great opera and theater continue to be broadcast on their big screen, with HD screenings of dynamic performances from The Met Opera and National Theatre of London. Coming up next from The MET Opera Encore in HD on Sunday, December 18, 2022 at 12:30pm is the world-premiere production of Pulitzer Prize–winning composer Kevin Puts's The Hours, adapted from Michael Cunningham's acclaimed novel.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces 2023/24 Season Featuring Five World Premieres

 La Jolla Playhouse has announced the first five productions of its 2023/2024 season, including the world-premiere musical The Untitled Unauthorized Hunter S. Thompson Musical, music and lyrics by Joe Iconis, book by Joe Iconis and Gregory S. Moss, directed by Tony Award winner Christopher Ashley.

Opera Naples Announces Cast of ROMEO ET JULIETTE to Kick Off 2022-23 Season

Opera Naples, one of Naples’ leading performing arts organization, has announced a star-studded cast will kick off the 2022-23 season with a famed production of “Roméo et Juliette” by Charles Gounod, featuring internationally acclaimed soprano Jeanette Vecchione-Donatti, Argentinian tenor Santiago Ballerini and Turkish bass-baritone Burak Bilgili.

Review: THE HOURS Goes by in Minutes as Met Gives Birth to Fascinating Opera by Puts and Pierce

The Met gave birth to a fascinating new opera on Tuesday and it wasn’t a moment too soon to unleash composer Kevin Puts’s THE HOURS on an audience that sometimes seems doomed to die inundated by too many AIDAs, BOHEMEs and CARMENs. The world premiere production of THE HOURS by Puts and Greg Pierce was directed by Phelim McDermott. The cast was a starry one, led by soprano Renee Fleming, soprano Kelli O’Hara and mezzo Joyce DiDonato.

Broadway In Worcester to Kick Off 2023 With Tony Award Winner Kelli O'Hara

Broadway in Worcester and The Hanover Theatre will present Tony Award Winner Kelli O'Hara on Friday, January 6 at 8:00 pm and Saturday, January 7 at 2:00 pm at the Jean McDonough Arts Center's BrickBox Theater.

Photos: SOME LIKE IT HOT Hosts Star-Studded Special Preview Performance

On Friday, November 18th, Broadway’s SOME LIKE IT HOT hosted a special preview performance. Guests were treated to a pre-show cocktail, with Marc Shaiman indulged the crowd with an impromptu rendition of the title number at the piano before heading over to the Shubert Theatre for the evening performance. Check out the photos here.


Renee Fleming has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

Renee Fleming has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

Renee Fleming's first West End show was The Light in the Piazza which opened in 2019

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel Outstanding Achievement in Opera (Olivier Awards) and Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Living on Love .

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