Scoop: Upcoming Guests on STRAHAN & SARA, 5/6-5/10Scoop: Upcoming Guests on STRAHAN & SARA, 5/6-5/10
by TV Scoop - May 3, 2019

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on STRAHAN & SARA, 5/6-5/10, airing on ABC on Monday, May 6, 2019! (more...)

Jon Lawrence Rivera Direct's Open Fist Theatre Co's ANNA IN THE TROPICSJon Lawrence Rivera Direct's Open Fist Theatre Co's ANNA IN THE TROPICS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019

Sultry heat and Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina" combine to spark rich fantasies and broken dreams, passion and adultery.Open Fist Theatre Company presentsAnna In The Tropics, the powerful, poignant and poetic play that garnered the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for then unknown Cuban-American playwright Nilo Cruz.Jon Lawrence Rivera directs for a May 3opening at Atwater Village Theatre, where performances will continue through June 8. Pay-what-you-want previews begin April 26. (more...)

Cheryl Strayed, Hannah Gadsby Among Ucross 2019 Spring Artists In ResidenceCheryl Strayed, Hannah Gadsby Among Ucross 2019 Spring Artists In Residence
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Ucross, a prestigious artist residency program and creative laboratory for the arts, today announced the recipients of its Spring 2019 fellowships. 54 visual artists, writers, playwrights, composers and more were selected from nearly 400 applicants to utilize uninterrupted time, studio space, and living accommodations on Ucross's 20,000-acre ranch at the foothills of the Bighorn Mountains. (more...)

BWW Interview: Erica Miner Author of DEATH BY OPERABWW Interview: Erica Miner Author of DEATH BY OPERA
by Peter Danish - Dec 10, 2018

BWW Interview: Erica Miner author of DEATH BY OPERA (more...)

Ucross Alumni Lars Jan And Mia Barron Debut THE WHITE ALBUM At BAMUcross Alumni Lars Jan And Mia Barron Debut THE WHITE ALBUM At BAM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

Ucross, a prestigious artists' residency program and creative lab for the arts located in Wyoming's majestic High Plains, is proud to announce that Ucross Fellows Lars Jan and Mia Barron will stage The White Album, Jan's word-for-word celebration of Joan Didion's famous essay, at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) from November 28th through December 1st. (more...)

BWW Interview: Composer David Majzlin Talks Musical Tale BEL CANTOBWW Interview: Composer David Majzlin Talks Musical Tale BEL CANTO
by Julie Musbach - Oct 9, 2018

David Majzlin is a highly accomplished composer writing for entertainment projects such as Mozart in the Jungle, Sunshine Cleaning, Ugly Betty, and The Tony Awards. He recently wrapped on the new film Bel Canto and took a moment to chat about his contribution to the film. (more...)

Alan Alda to be Honored with SAG Life Achievement AwardAlan Alda to be Honored with SAG Life Achievement Award
by TV News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

Award-winning actor, writer, director, producer, polymath and advocate for science communication Alan Alda has been named the 55th recipient of SAG-AFTRA's highest tribute: the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment. Alda will be presented the performers union's top accolade at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, which will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, at 8 p.m. (ET)/ 5 p.m. (PT). (more...)

The Martha Cardona Opera Presents LA TRAVIATAThe Martha Cardona Opera Presents LA TRAVIATA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

La Traviata is one of the cornerstones of operatic repertory, filled with catchy arias and duets, many which are recognizable from popular culture. Pair this opera with The Martha Cardona Opera -whose mission is to bring this art form to those who have yet to experience a live operatic performance, as well as to bring up-and-coming stars of the opera world to those who already have a passion for opera - and you have a perfect fit! (more...)

Works & Process At The Guggenheim Presents Bel Canto: Inside The MusicWorks & Process At The Guggenheim Presents Bel Canto: Inside The Music
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents Bel Canto: Inside the Music with Renee Fleming, David Majzlin, Anthony Weintraub, and Elena Park on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 7:30pm. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents Bel Canto: Inside the Music with Renee Fleming, David Majzlin, Anthony Weintraub, and Elena Park on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Works & Process, The Performing-Arts Series At The Guggenheim, Announces Fall 2018 SeasonWorks & Process, The Performing-Arts Series At The Guggenheim, Announces Fall 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

Works & Process at the Guggenheim is pleased to announce its fall 2018 season, which includes new dance and music commissions, and a gala featuring a revival performance of a Works & Process Rotunda Project in the Guggenheim's iconic Frank Lloyd Wright-designed space. Since 1984 the performing-arts series has championed new works and offered audiences unprecedented access to leading choreographers, composers, dancers, musicians, and playwrights, among others. Programs explore the creative process through stimulating discussions with artists and riveting performance highlights. Each 70-minute program takes place in the museum's Peter B. Lewis Theater unless otherwise noted. Additional information is available at worksandprocess.org. (more...)

UCross Foundation Dazzles In Inaugural GalaUCross Foundation Dazzles In Inaugural Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

The Ucross Foundation hosted its inaugural New York Gala & Awards Dinner last night at The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center. The night was filled with performances and readings by notable award-winning artists, all Ucross alumni, including Ricky Ian Gordon (Grapes of Wrath, opera), Steven Lutvak (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder), bestselling author Tayari Jones, author and Vanity Fair contributor Elissa Schappell, composer/pianist Dylan Mattingly, trumpeter Frank London, and singer-songwriter Kate Schutt. Special guests included Broadway stars Laura Benanti and Nancy Anderson. A collection of artwork from Ucross visual artist alumni was on display and available for purchase. The emcee was former journalist and current film and television screenwriter William 'Bill' Broyles. (more...)

National Chorale presents New York Premiere Of Angela Rice's THY WILL BE DONENational Chorale presents New York Premiere Of Angela Rice's THY WILL BE DONE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

National Chorale, New York's premier professional choral company under the Artistic Direction of Everett McCorvey, continues its 2017-2018 Season at Lincoln Center with the New York Premiere of Angela Rice's Thy Will Be Done on Friday, March 16, 2018 at 8pm at the David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, NYC. Tickets are $30-100 and are available at www.nationalchorale.com or by calling (212) 333-5333. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kristin Chenoweth, Anna Chlumsky and More Celebrate Renee Fleming at Met Opera Guild's 83rd Annual LuncheonPhoto Flash: Kristin Chenoweth, Anna Chlumsky and More Celebrate Renee Fleming at Met Opera Guild's 83rd Annual Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Over 600 opera aficionados - including Honored Guests Martina Arroyo, Candice Bergen, Kristin Chenoweth, Marilyn Horne, James Morris, Diane Sawyer and Teresa Stratas - attended the 83rd Annual Metropolitan Opera Guild Luncheon at Cipriani 42nd Street on Thursday, December 7th. This year's honoree, Ren e Fleming, was acknowledged for her immense contribution to opera and music. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

Legendary Singer Renee Fleming Honored at 83rd Annual Metropolitan Opera Guild LuncheonLegendary Singer Renee Fleming Honored at 83rd Annual Metropolitan Opera Guild Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Over 600 opera aficionados including Honored Guests Martina Arroyo, Candice Bergen, Kristin Chenoweth, Marilyn Horne, James Morris, Diane Sawyer and Teresa Stratas attended the 83rd Annual Metropolitan Opera Guild Luncheon at Cipriani 42nd Street on Thursday, December 7th. This year's honoree, Ren e Fleming, was acknowledged for her immense contribution to opera and music. Spoken and musical tributes were delivered by Peter Gelb, Ann Patchett and Luca Pisaroni, along with a performance by The Metropolitan Opera Guild's Urban Voices, a choral music initiative that involves nearly 4,000 students and teachers every year. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Acclaimed American soprano Ren e Fleming performs in recital with pianist Inon Barnatan on Monday, October 23 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The program includes works by Brahms, Egon Kornauth, Andr Previn, selections from Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos, and the world premiere of a new work by Caroline Shaw, commissioned by Carnegie Hall as part of its 125 Commissions Project. (more...)

Essex Books Presents Shelf Awareness: Advice to Graduates
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

I'm not adept at taking advice, good or otherwise. And I've sat through a few too many achingly bad commencement speeches. In fact, the previous two sentences could serve as the start of yet another earnest trip down the rabbit hole of 'as you go forth into the world on this auspicious day....' (more...)

BWW Opera News: Soprano Nadine Sierra Named 2017 Richard Tucker Award Winner
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 18, 2017

Richard Tucker Music Foundation named soprano Nadine Sierra as winner of 2017 Richard Tucker Award; simultanously, it announced its roster of study and career grant recipients. (more...)

2017 Richard Tucker Award Goes to Soprano Nadine Sierra
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Soprano Nadine Sierra - who at 28 years old is already establishing herself as a fixture at many of the world's leading opera houses, including those of Paris, Milan, Berlin, and New York - was named today by the Richard Tucker Music Foundation as the winner of the 2017 Richard Tucker Award. (more...)

Opera Diva Renee Fleming to Give Her Final Swan Song
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

BroadwayWorld reported in 2014 that opera diva, Renee Fleming said in an interview at the time, that she 'may stop singing in 3 years.'  Three years later, Fleming, who's starring in Richard Strauss's 'Der Rosenkavalier' at the Met, will give her final performance on the afternoon of Saturday, May 13. (more...)

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