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Shirley Verrett

 
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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1994
Nettie Fowler

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1994
Nettie Fowler






Shirley Verrett News

New York City Opera Presents MILESTONES OF AMERICAN OPERA At Wollman Rink In Central  Photo New York City Opera Presents MILESTONES OF AMERICAN OPERA At Wollman Rink In Central Park
by Team BWW - Aug 11, 2022

Enjoy an evening of great American operatic works by composers including Carlisle Floyd, Ricky Ian Gordon, Douglas Moore, Tobias Picker, Robert Ward, and Iain Bell. The concert will feature performances by extraordinary artists from the New York City Opera, including Tatev Baroyan, Lisa Chavez, Mark Delavan, Kristin Sampson, and Victor Starsky.

New York City Opera Presents OPERA'S GREATEST MOMENTS At Wollman Rink In Central Park Photo New York City Opera Presents OPERA'S GREATEST MOMENTS At Wollman Rink In Central Park
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 25, 2022

New York City Opera will present Opera's Greatest Moments on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at 7pm at Wollman Rink in Central Park.

New York City Opera Presents PRIDE IN THE PARK As Part Of Bryant Park Picnic Performa Photo New York City Opera Presents PRIDE IN THE PARK As Part Of Bryant Park Picnic Performances
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2022

New York City Opera will present the annual Pride in the Park concert on Friday, June 17, 2022 at 7pm as part of Bryant Park Picnic Performances presented by Bank of America.

New York City Opera Presents THE BARBER OF SEVILLE As Part Of Bryant Park's Summer Pi Photo New York City Opera Presents THE BARBER OF SEVILLE As Part Of Bryant Park's Summer Picnic Performances
by A.A. Cristi - May 17, 2022

New York City Opera will present The Barber of Seville on Friday, May 27, 2022 at 7pm as part of Bryant Park's Picnic Performances presented by Bank of America. The one-night-only performance will be fully staged, costumed, and accompanied by live music.

New York City Opera Presents Family-Friendly Performances Of THE BARBER OF SEVILLE Photo New York City Opera Presents Family-Friendly Performances Of THE BARBER OF SEVILLE
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2022

New York City Opera presents a family-friendly version of The Barber of Seville at the Theater at St. Jean's, 150 E. 76th Street, NYC on Sunday, May 8, 2022 at 10am & 2pm. Gioachino Rossini's sparkling music animates the hijinks of Figaro, opera's most famous barber.

New York City Opera to Stage Family-Friendly Performances of THE BARBER OF SEVILLE Photo New York City Opera to Stage Family-Friendly Performances of THE BARBER OF SEVILLE
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 13, 2022

New York City Opera presents a family-friendly version of The Barber of Seville at the Theater at St. Jean’s, 150 E. 76th Street, NYC on Sunday, May 8, 2022 at 10am & 2pm. Gioachino Rossini’s sparkling music animates the hijinks of Figaro, opera’s most famous barber. Tickets start at $5 and are available at newyorkcityopera.yapsody.com/event/index/725815/il-barbiere-di-siviglia. The performance is 75 minutes, sung in Italian, and is appropriate for all ages.

New York City Opera Co-Presents Commission By The Théatre Du Chatelet: ANGELS IN AME Photo New York City Opera Co-Presents Commission By The Théatre Du Chatelet: ANGELS IN AMERICA
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 8, 2022

New York City Opera co-presents a work commissioned by the Théatre du Chatelet, Angels in America at the Salzburg State Theatre in Salzburg, Austria. Libretto by Mari Mezei, in English with German surtitles.

Resonance Works Announces THE PHENOMENAL WOMEN and RIGOLETTO To Close Ninth Season Photo Resonance Works Announces THE PHENOMENAL WOMEN and RIGOLETTO To Close Ninth Season
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2022

On April 30 at the Mellon Institute Auditorium in Oakland, international superstar soprano Takesha Meshé Kizart-Thomas gives a moving solo recital dedicated to women artists who shaped the 20th century. On May 20 and 22 at the Carnegie Music Hall in Carnegie, Resonance Works presents a reimagined version of Giuseppe Verdi's heartbreaking opera masterpiece Rigoletto set in 1930s Hollywood.

New York City Opera to Present Weill & Brecht's THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS & MAHOGONNY SON Photo New York City Opera to Present Weill & Brecht's THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS & MAHOGONNY SONGSPIEL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 18, 2022

New York City Opera will present Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's thrilling double bill, The Seven Deadly Sins & Mahagonny Songspiel, for the first time ever told as one story, a tragic fable for today.

New York City Opera to Present The World Premiere Of THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS Photo New York City Opera to Present The World Premiere Of THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2021

This January, New York City Opera (under the direction of Michael Capasso, General Director) will produce its latest world premiere of a new American opera, Ricky Ian Gordon's THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS, a co-production with the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (Zalmen Mlotek, Artistic Director, Dominick Balletta, Executive Director).

Shirley Verrett Videos

VIDEO: On This Day, March 24- The 1994 Revival of CAROUSEL Waltzes Onto Broadway
by Stage Tube - Mar 24, 2017

On this day in 1994, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II's Carousel opened at Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theatre.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/2/16- CAROUSEL
by Stage Tube - Jun 2, 2016

Today in 1954, Carousel opened at City Center, where it ran for 79 performances. Carousel is the second stage musical by the team of Richard Rodgers (music) and Oscar Hammerstein II (book and lyrics). The work premiered in 1945 and was adapted from Ferenc Molnar's 1909 play Liliom, transplanting its Budapest setting to the Maine coastline. The story revolves around carousel barker Billy Bigelow, whose romance with millworker Julie Jordan comes at the price of both their jobs. He attempts a robbery to provide for Julie and their unborn child; when it goes wrong, he has a chance to make things right.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/2/15- CAROUSEL
by Stage Tube - Jun 2, 2015

Today in 1954, Carousel opened at City Center, where it ran for 79 performances. Carousel is the second stage musical by the team of Richard Rodgers (music) and Oscar Hammerstein II (book and lyrics). The work premiered in 1945 and was adapted from Ferenc Molnar's 1909 play Liliom, transplanting its Budapest setting to the Maine coastline. The story revolves around carousel barker Billy Bigelow, whose romance with millworker Julie Jordan comes at the price of both their jobs. He attempts a robbery to provide for Julie and their unborn child; when it goes wrong, he has a chance to make things right.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 6/2- CAROUSEL
by Stage Tube - Jun 2, 2014

Today in 1954, Carousel opened at City Center, where it ran for 79 performances. Carousel is the second stage musical by the team of Richard Rodgers (music) and Oscar Hammerstein II (book and lyrics). The work premiered in 1945 and was adapted from Ferenc Molnar's 1909 play Liliom, transplanting its Budapest setting to the Maine coastline. The story revolves around carousel barker Billy Bigelow, whose romance with millworker Julie Jordan comes at the price of both their jobs. He attempts a robbery to provide for Julie and their unborn child; when it goes wrong, he has a chance to make things right.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 6/2- CAROUSEL
by Stage Tube - Jun 2, 2013

Today in 1954, Carousel opened at City Center, where it ran for 79 performances. Carousel is the second stage musical by the team of Richard Rodgers (music) and Oscar Hammerstein II (book and lyrics). The work premiered in 1945 and was adapted from Ferenc Molnar's 1909 play Liliom, transplanting its Budapest setting to the Maine coastline. The story revolves around carousel barker Billy Bigelow, whose romance with millworker Julie Jordan comes at the price of both their jobs. He attempts a robbery to provide for Julie and their unborn child; when it goes wrong, he has a chance to make things right.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 6/2- CAROUSEL
by Stage Tube - Jun 2, 2012

Today in 1954, Carousel opened at City Center, where it ran for 79 performances. Carousel is the second stage musical by the team of Richard Rodgers (music) and Oscar Hammerstein II (book and lyrics). The work premiered in 1945 and was adapted from Ferenc Moln√°r's 1909 play Liliom, transplanting its Budapest setting to the Maine coastline. The story revolves around carousel barker Billy Bigelow, whose romance with millworker Julie Jordan comes at the price of both their jobs. He attempts a robbery to provide for Julie and their unborn child; when it goes wrong, he has a chance to make things right.

TV Broadway Beat Exclusive: LOST IN THE STARS Preview!
by Robert Diamond - Feb 3, 2011

Lost in the Stars, the second Encores! production of the New York City Center season, running February 3 - 6 at City Center, will feature Chuck Cooper, Daniel Breaker, Patina Miller, Sharon Washington, Daniel Gerroll, John Douglas Thompson and Sherry Boone. Lost in the Stars has music by Kurt Weill and book and lyrics by Maxwell Anderson. It will be directed by Gary Griffin and choreographed by Chase Brock, with music direction by Rob Berman. Broadway Beat got an exclusive sneak peek!

BWW TV: Broadway Beat at LOST IN THE STARS in Rehearsal!
by Robert Diamond - Jan 26, 2011

Chuck Cooper, Daniel Breaker, Patina Miller, Sharon Washington,Daniel Gerroll, John Douglas Thompson and Sherry Boone will star in in Lost in the Stars, the second Encores! production of the New York City Center season, running February 3 - 6 at City Center. Lost in the Stars has music by Kurt Weill and book and lyrics by Maxwell Anderson. It will be directed by Gary Griffin and choreographed by Chase Brock, with music direction by Rob Berman. Broadway Beat went behind the scenes in rehearsal to capture a first look!

STAGE TUBE: Opera Legend Shirley Verrett Dies at 79
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 5, 2010

Mezzo-soprano opera star Shirley Verrett passed away today, November 5, in Anne Arbor Michigan from heart related complications. She was 79 years old. In the clip below, Verret sings the beautiful 'You'll Never Walk Alone' from the 1994 Broadway revival of CAROUSEL.


Shirley Verrett Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Shirley Verrett been in?
Shirley Verrett has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Shirley Verrett been in?
Shirley Verrett has not appeared in the West End