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Prototype Postpones Tenth Anniversary Festival Due To Surge In COVID Cases Photo Prototype Postpones Tenth Anniversary Festival Due To Surge In COVID Cases
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 3, 2022

Today, the directors of the PROTOTYPE Festival, alongside partners St. Ann's Warehouse, La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club, and Abrons Arts Center, announced the difficult decision to postpone this year's tenth anniversary festival to January of 2023, due to the current surge in COVID cases and the resulting safety risks, as well as logistical challenges including artist and staff illnesses, travel complications, and more. The Festival was scheduled to run January 7-16, 2022.

REDCAT Announces Winter/Spring 2022 Season Photo REDCAT Announces Winter/Spring 2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2021

Ringing in a hopeful 2022,¬†Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater, CalArts' downtown center for contemporary arts, will kick off a full year of live performance and art. Through performances, screenings, and exhibitions, REDCAT will once again welcome in-person audiences‚ÄĒas well as online audiences around the world‚ÄĒfrom January through June 2022.¬†

Opera On Tap Presents THE LONGEST NIGHT At HERE This December Photo Opera On Tap Presents THE LONGEST NIGHT At HERE This December
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 29, 2021

In honor of the solstice and batting an eyelash towards holiday-triggering depression, Opera on Tap returns to HERE to present a female-driven cabaret of contemporary classical songs.

U.S. Premiere of BOOK OF MOUNTAINS & SEAS to be Presented by St. Ann's Warehouse and  Photo U.S. Premiere of BOOK OF MOUNTAINS & SEAS to be Presented by St. Ann's Warehouse and PROTOTYPE: Opera | Theatre | Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 1, 2021

St. Ann’s Warehouse will again join forces with PROTOTYPE: Opera | Theatre | Now to present the U.S. premiere of the sonically rich and visually arresting Book of Mountains & Seas, January 11-15, as part of the tenth anniversary PROTOTYPE Festival.

Magloire Brings New Chamber Ballet to Mark Morris Center Next Month Photo Magloire Brings New Chamber Ballet to Mark Morris Center Next Month
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 19, 2021

Miro Magloire's New Chamber Ballet returns to the Mark Morris Dance Center with repertory works and the World Premiere of a new work to 22-year old composer Elizabeth Gartman.

Verdi Chorus Presents RITORNA VINCITORI! This November Photo Verdi Chorus Presents RITORNA VINCITORI! This November
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 7, 2021

Led by Founding Artistic Director Anne Marie Ketchum, the Verdi Chorus is the only choral group in Southern California that focuses primarily on the dramatic and diverse music for opera chorus. 

David Gindler Steps Down As Board Chair of Antaeus Theatre Company, Evie DiCiaccio St Photo David Gindler Steps Down As Board Chair of Antaeus Theatre Company, Evie DiCiaccio Steps Up
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 13, 2021

After nearly a dozen years, longtime arts patron David Gindler is stepping aside as board chair at Antaeus Theatre Company. Executive coach and consultant Evie DiCiaccio has been newly elected to the position.

Queens Theatre And Lincoln Center Present AN EVENING OF SHORT PLAYS Photo Queens Theatre And Lincoln Center Present AN EVENING OF SHORT PLAYS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 20, 2021

On Wednesday, August 25th, 2021, Queens Theatre's New American Voices and Theatre for All, in collaboration with Lincoln Center's RESTART STAGES, present An Evening of Short Plays, featuring three works by artists from the Disability community.

Trinity Church Wall Street Announces 2021-22 Concert Season Photo Trinity Church Wall Street Announces 2021-22 Concert Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 19, 2021

Trinity Church Wall Street As music and art have continued to be a source of solace and light throughout this difficult time, Trinity Church Wall Street envisions 2021-22 as a pandemic transition concert season.

HERE Announces Programming for 2021-2022 Season Photo HERE Announces Programming for 2021-2022 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 22, 2021

The Obie Award-winning HERE has announced programming for its upcoming 2021/22 Season.

The Crossing Releases WORDS ADORNED Photo The Crossing Releases WORDS ADORNED
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 9, 2021

WORDS ADORNED features The Crossing with the¬†Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture‚Äôs¬†Takht Ensemble, and Palestinian vocal soloist Dalal Abu Amneh in commissioned works by¬†Kareem Roustom¬†and¬†Kinan Abou-afach¬†inspired by Andalusian poetry, and the traditional muwashshah¬†When He Appeared¬†by¬†Muhammad ‚Äėabd al-Rahim al Maslub.¬†

San Diego Opera Announces 2021-2022 Season Photo San Diego Opera Announces 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2021

San Diego Opera has announced its 2021-2022 season, which returns to theatres indoors, after a reduced 2020-2021 season that saw the Company perform innovative drive-in productions during the global coronavirus pandemic.

Los Angeles Philharmonic Announces Walt Disney Concert Hall 2021/22 Season Photo Los Angeles Philharmonic Announces Walt Disney Concert Hall 2021/22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2021

Los Angeles Philharmonic today announced the LA Phil’s 2021/22 season at Walt Disney Concert Hall, heralding the long-awaited resumption of live concerts at the iconic venue following a 19-month closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

BWW Feature: ONLINE VIRTUAL OPERA TOUR at Home Computer Screens Photo BWW Feature: ONLINE VIRTUAL OPERA TOUR at Home Computer Screens
by Maria Nockin - Jun 19, 2021

On Saturday, we see Los Angeles Opera’s online stream of Stravinsky’s Oedipus Rex. Stravinsky based Oedipus on Sophocles’ Greek tragedy and his 1927 opera is a highly stylized, ritualistic work. A narrator describes the action throughout the course of the opera. Although the opera is in Latin, narration is spoken in the language of the audience.

Paola Prestini and Beth Morrison To Co-Direct 21c Liederabend, Op. Worldwide Photo Paola Prestini and Beth Morrison To Co-Direct 21c Liederabend, Op. Worldwide
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2021

The popular idea of a 'Liederabend' ‚Äď an evening of song ‚Äď goes back to¬†Schubertiads¬†and the flowering of German Romantic poetry and song in the 1800s. These musical salons provided the artists and ruling-class intelligentsia of their day opportunity to co-mingle ideas, music, and personal passions.

Renée Fleming, Paola Prestini, Du Yun & More to be Featured in CONTEMPLATIONS FROM N Photo Renée Fleming, Paola Prestini, Du Yun & More to be Featured in CONTEMPLATIONS FROM NATIONAL SAWDUST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2021

Now, in celebration of the organization's belated five year anniversary, National Sawdust and The WNET Group's ALL ARTS present Contemplations from National Sawdust, a six-episode retrospective presenting an overview of National Sawdust's impressive past, ambitious present and hopeful future.

The Crossing Releases New Film OBLIGATIONS Photo The Crossing Releases New Film OBLIGATIONS
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 25, 2021

Obligations completes a trilogy of pandemic-time collaborations with filmmaker Brett Snodgrass and serves as a transition from works produced in isolation to the return of live singing as The Crossing prepares for The Month of Moderns 2021, opening June 3 and running through June 19 - all in person outdoors in Pennsylvania.

21c LIEDERABEND, op. WORLDWIDE Will Stream From National Sawdust Next Month Photo 21c LIEDERABEND, op. WORLDWIDE Will Stream From National Sawdust Next Month
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2021

The popular idea of a 'Liederabend' ‚Äď an evening of song ‚Äď goes back to¬†Schubertiads¬†and the flowering of German Romantic poetry and song in the 1800s. These musical salons provided the artists and ruling-class intelligentsia of their day opportunity to co-mingle ideas, music, and personal passions.

Sixth Annual New York Opera Fest Featuring 20+ Companies to be Presented by The New Y Photo Sixth Annual New York Opera Fest Featuring 20+ Companies to be Presented by The New York Opera Alliance
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2021

The New York Opera Fest will celebrate its sixth season with both virtual and in-person performances by 20+ local, New York City-based opera companies. Presented by the New York Opera Alliance, with support from OPERA America, this annual festival runs for two months May-June 2021 starting with a special kick-off event April 29th.

'New York Music Month Extended Play' Expanded With New Events for Children and Young  Photo 'New York Music Month Extended Play' Expanded With New Events for Children and Young Adults
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2021

The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment has announced¬†the addition of a fourth¬†New York Music Month Extended Play event category ‚ÄstYouth Programming.¬†This new category joins Resources for Musicians, NYMM Talks and Performances + Workshops.¬†

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