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CAMILLE A. BROWN - A GLIMPSE BEHIND THE CURTAIN Next Up on MTC's Snapshot Series Photo CAMILLE A. BROWN - A GLIMPSE BEHIND THE CURTAIN Next Up on MTC's Snapshot Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2021

Manhattan Theatre Club is continuing MTC’s virtual Snapshot Series with Camille A. Brown – A Glimpse Behind The Curtain, streaming Thursday, May 20 – Sunday, May 23 only. Conceived and created by Tony Award nominee Brown, the piece is filmed and edited by Bowie Alexander, with a prologue and original music by Daryl Waters.

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra To Perform ELEKTRA In 2020 Photo Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra To Perform ELEKTRA In 2020
by Stephi Wild - Apr 9, 2019

Conducted by Kirill Karabits, the BSO's Chief Conductor, the Orchestra will be joined by Catherine Foster as Elektra, in her first UK operatic performance in 20 years. Alongside Catherine Foster, the Orchestra will be joined by Allison Oakes in her UK operatic debut as Chrysothemis, a role in which she made her Metropolitan Opera debut last season, and Susan Bullock, who is internationally acclaimed for her Elektra and will be making her UK debut as Klytemnestra.

The Joyce Presents NY Premiere Of Camille A. Brown's INK Photo The Joyce Presents NY Premiere Of Camille A. Brown's INK
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 22, 2019

The Joyce Theater Foundation (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is pleased to welcome the return of Camille A. Brown & Dancers with the New York premiere of ink, the conclusion of the Bessie Award-winning dance theater trilogy about identity, from February 5-10 at The Joyce Theater. Tickets, ranging in price from $10-$40, can be purchased at www.Joyce.org, or by calling JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800. Please note: ticket prices are subject to change. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at West 19th Street. For more information, please visit www.Joyce.org.

Camille A. Brown's INK to Continue Peak Performances' 2017-18 'Works by Women' Season Photo Camille A. Brown's INK to Continue Peak Performances' 2017-18 'Works by Women' Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

Peak Performances continues its acclaimed 2017-2018 season of works by women with ink, from award-winning choreographer and TED Fellow Camille A. Brown, February 1-4, 2018, at the Alexander Kasser Theater at Montclair State University.

BWW Review: Stunning TWILIGHT OF THE GODS at the Washington National Opera
by Andrew White - May 9, 2016

Director Francesca Zambello's Gotterdammerung is truly awesome-in both the original and contemporary senses of the word.  The conclusion of a four-part epic, this six-hour installment depicts the final struggle for ownership of a magical ring whose owner might rule the world-but which also holds a dire curse for all who come into contact with it. Through unforgettable projections, beautifully-executed music and stunning vocal performances, this is a once-in-a-lifetime artistic event. 

BWW Review: WNO's Next Chapter in THE RING: SIEGFRIED
by Roger Catlin - May 9, 2016

In the third installment of the Washington National Opera's mammoth staging of Richard Wagner's The Ring of the Nibelung at the Kennedy Center, a new Brunnhilde awakens, Fafner's dragon turns out to be more of a monster truck, and the titular star of the work, Siegfried, turns out to be much more of a jerk than you'd ever want him to be.

BWW Review: Superb Sub in WNO's THE VALKYRIE
by Roger Catlin - May 4, 2016

Ten years of planning and $10 million in production costs couldn't prevent the Washington National Opera from pleasing all the gods in its ambitious staging of all four operas in Richard Wagner's The Ring of the Nibelung.

Washington National Opera Announces Casting Update for BRUNNHILDE
by Caryn Robbins - May 2, 2016

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced that American soprano Christine Goerke will sing the role of BrĂĽnnhilde in the Monday, May 2 performance of The Valkyrie

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/30/2016
by - Apr 30, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/30/2016.

Washington National Opera Closes Out Season with THE RING OF THE NIBELUNG Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

Washington National Opera (WNO) concludes its landmark 60th anniversary season with its first complete presentation of Richard Wagner's four-part The Ring of the Nibelung, perhaps the most challenging production to mount in all of opera. Three cycles of Wagner's epic will be presented from tonight, April 30 to May 22, 2016 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. These performances will be the first time the company has presented The Ring in complete cycles in its history, and they are the only complete cycles to be presented in North America in 2016. Conceived and directed by WNO Artistic Director Francesca Zambello and with the WNO Orchestra led by WNO Music Director Philippe Auguin, the production brings together an internationally renowned cast, including British soprano Catherine Foster (BrĂĽnnhilde, Cycles I & II), Swedish soprano Nina Stemme (BrĂĽnnhilde, Cycle III), American tenor Daniel Brenna (Siegfried), American bass-baritone Alan Held (Wotan/The Wanderer), and many other of today's great Wagnerian singers.

Catherine Foster, Nina Stemme, Daniel Brenna and More Star in WNO's THE RING Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

Washington National Opera (WNO) presents its first complete presentation of Richard Wagner's four-part Ring cycle. Three full cycles will be presented from tonight, April 30, to May 22, 2016 and will be directed by Artistic Director Francesca Zambello and conducted by WNO Music Director Philippe Auguin.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/23/2016
by - Apr 23, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/23/2016.

Washington National Opera to Close Out Season with THE RING OF THE NIBELUNG, 4/30
by Matt Smith - Apr 3, 2016

Washington National Opera (WNO) concludes its landmark 60th anniversary season with its first complete presentation of Richard Wagner's four-part The Ring of the Nibelung, perhaps the most challenging production to mount in all of opera. Three cycles of Wagner's epic will be presented from April 30 to May 22, 2016 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. These performances will be the first time the company has presented The Ring in complete cycles in its history, and they are the only complete cycles to be presented in North America in 2016. Conceived and directed by WNO Artistic Director Francesca Zambello and with the WNO Orchestra led by WNO Music Director Philippe Auguin, the production brings together an internationally renowned cast, including British soprano Catherine Foster (BrĂĽnnhilde, Cycles I & II), Swedish soprano Nina Stemme (BrĂĽnnhilde, Cycle III), American tenor Daniel Brenna (Siegfried), American bass-baritone Alan Held (Wotan/The Wanderer), and many other of today's great Wagnerian singers.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Rehearsals of WNO's THE RING, Directed by Francesca Zambello
by Stage Tube - Mar 18, 2016

Washington National Opera's Artistic Director Francesca Zambello announces the WNO's upcoming production of The Ring, a cycle of four epic operas by German composer Richard Wagner, April 30-May 22, 2016.  Peek into a WNO rehearsal room in the videos below!

BWW Review: APAP Presenters Embody MLK Legacy Through Dance
by Olga El - Jan 25, 2016

The interaction between Brown and her equally hardworking partner Catherine Foster portrayed a multidimensional mix of African-American culture and urban girlhood not often accessible to those without a similar background. There was a sense of sisterhood and innocence not often seen in mainstream portrayals of African American youth. However, the piece did not limit itself to depicting the idyllic.

Camille A. Brown & Dancers to Tour BLACK GIRL
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 18, 2015

Camille A. Brown & Dancers, recognized for its introspective approach to cultural themes through visceral movement and socio-political dialogues, announces its 2015-2016 Season tour. Commencing with the world premiere of Bessie and Doris Duke award-winning choreographer Camille A. Brown's BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play at New York's Joyce Theater, the company will also tour to 10 venues and cities across the nation, including Chicago, Los Angeles, and Miami. Performances will feature original live music by composers Scott Patterson (piano) and Tracy Wormworth (electric bass), and a moderated dialogue with audiences around the cultural and universal themes presented by the Company's repertory. Mark Anthony Neal and dream hampton are among the moderators for the Joyce Theater. The season will also include various residencies, Black Girl Spectrum workshops and panel discussions.

Washington National Opera Releases Schedule for 2015-16 Season
by Matt Smith - Mar 3, 2015

(WASHINGTON)—Washington National Opera (WNO), led by Artistic Director Francesca Zambello, today announced its 60th anniversary season, one that highlights classic, contemporary, and American works. The 2015-2016 season includes a new-to-Washington staging of Bizet's Carmen, the world premiere of a newly revised version of Appomattox by composer Philip Glass and librettist Christopher Hampton, a revival of WNO's charming holiday production of Hansel and Gretel, the company premiere of Kurt Weill's Lost in the Stars in a gripping production from Cape Town Opera, and WNO's first complete staging of Wagner's extraordinary four-part Ring Cycle, with a world-class cast under the direction of Francesca Zambello and featuring the WNO Orchestra conducted by WNO Music Director Philippe Auguin. Highlights from the 2015-2016 season will be performed by the WNO Orchestra and special guests at a free preview concert on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 6 p.m. as part of the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage.

THE RING CYCLE Begins Tonight at Birmingham Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

During the first week of November, the Mariinsky Theatre returns to the UK for an operatic showcase of Wagner's Ring in Birmingham at the historic Hippodrome and three operas originally written for the Mariinsky including the most recent Levsha (The Left-hander) by Rodion Shchedrin. With a 300-strong troop of musicians, soloists and chorus starting the tour in Cardiff with Prokofiev's Betrothal in a Monastery, Valery Gergiev proceeds to London to present Russia's national epic Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov followed by the UK premiere of The Lefthander, both in concert versions at the Barbican.

Birmingham Hippodrome Presents RINGSIDE Film Series to Accompany THE RING CYCLE, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2014

This coming November, Birmingham Hippodrome will present Wagner's epic The Ring Cycle in its entirety. Conducted by Maestro Valery Gergiev with his world-famous Mariinsky Opera, it is the only UK date in 2014.

The Washington National Opera Announces Complete Casting for Richard Wagner's THE RING
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 6, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced complete casting for its first full presentation of Richard Wagner's four-part Ring cycle. Three cycles will be presented from April 30 to May 22, 2016 and will be directed by Artistic Director Francesca Zambello and conducted by WNO Music Director Philippe Auguin. Contribution packages with priority seating for The Ring are on sale now. For more information, go to WNO's Ring website.

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