BWW Review: Angelic Voices Brings the Sunrise to ROMEO AND JULIET at OPERA BIRMINGHAM BWW Review: Angelic Voices Brings the Sunrise to ROMEO AND JULIET at OPERA BIRMINGHAM
by David Edward Perry - Mar 27, 2018

There is a real pleasure in enjoying amazing voices telling a story in a language you do not know, and be able to understand the emotion conveyed by singers of exceptional skill. Opera Birmingham provided such wonder in 'Romeo and Juliet.' (more...)

Handel Fan Celebrates 40th Year Attending The Royal Choral Society's Good Friday Messiah At The Royal Albert Hall Handel Fan Celebrates 40th Year Attending The Royal Choral Society's Good Friday Messiah At The Royal Albert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

For many, Good Friday is a day to kick back, enjoy a hot cross bun or two and contemplate a relaxing holiday weekend. For John Yates and his mother Dee, Good Friday means an annual pilgrimage to hear Handel's glorious oratorio Messiah at London's iconic Royal Albert Hall, performed by the Royal Choral Society - the choir has performed it at the RAH every Good Friday since 1876. This year John and Dee are celebrating an incredible 40 years of attending this annual Easter event. (more...)

Casting Announced For The World Premiere of ASKING FOR IT By Louise O'Neill Casting Announced For The World Premiere of ASKING FOR IT By Louise O'Neill
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

Today casting details were announced for the much anticipated world premiere production of Asking for It by Louise O'Neill produced by Landmark Productions and the Everyman and co-commissioned by the Abbey Theatre. This world premiere production will open at the Everyman as part of Cork Midsummer Festival on 15 June. (more...)

Utah Opera Announces 2018-19 Season Utah Opera Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

Utah Opera Artistic Director Christopher McBeth today announced Utah Opera's 2018-19 season. Featuring two new productions by the company's in-house Production Studios, Utah Opera's 41st season runs from October 2018 to May 2019 and comprises three main-stage productions at Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre and a semi-staged production at Abravanel Hall. (more...)

The Cecilia Chorus Of New York, Mark Shapiro, Music Director, Presents Three Centuries Of French Sacred Music For Chorus And Organ, Featuring U.S. Premiere Of Thierry Esc The Cecilia Chorus Of New York, Mark Shapiro, Music Director, Presents Three Centuries Of French Sacred Music For Chorus And Organ, Featuring U.S. Premiere Of Thierry Esc
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

The Cecilia Chorus of New York, Mark Shapiro, Music Director, will present the U.S. Premiere of Thierry Escaich's Messe Romane plus works by Fauré, Gounod and Messiaen on Sunday, March 4 @ 3:30 PM at Church of the Holy Trinity, 316 E. 88th St. The concert, directed by Shapiro, will be performed by (double) chorus and organist Bàlint Karosi. (more...)

Relive Broadway's Early Days with I'M A GOOD LITTLE DEVIL Relive Broadway's Early Days with I'M A GOOD LITTLE DEVIL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

I'm a Good Little Devil is a cabaret revue about the early Broadway music hall era full of glamour, fun, and joy! This show is divided into seven scenes and ten costumes, recreating some of the best success of Gaby Deslys, a world acclaimed singer and dancer of the belle epoque. She was a modern emancipated woman, and free of the conventions of her time. (more...)

Gaby Deslys Revue I'M A GOOD LITTLE DEVIL Comes to the Triad Gaby Deslys Revue I'M A GOOD LITTLE DEVIL Comes to the Triad
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2018

I'm a Good Little Devil is a cabaret revue about the early Broadway music hall era full of glamour, fun, and joy! This show is divided into seven scenes and ten costumes, recreating some of the best success of Gaby Deslys, a world acclaimed singer and dancer of the belle epoque. She was a modern emancipated woman, and free of the conventions of her time. She introduced Paris to the world of jazz with her revue 'Laisse, les tomber!' in 1917, but suddenly died at the age of 39. The show consists of three characters and a piano. We have the gorgeous French Perrine Cabassud, Soprano, as Gaby Deslys, the handsome and elegant Jean-Christophe Born, T nor and the delirious Mark Nadler, at the piano. The songs are performed in English, in their original versions. Mark Nadler, was elected best showman performer in New York in 2015 and he has rewritten and rearranged the music, making these ragtime and early jazz tunes as exciting as possible for today's audience! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Sutton Foster & Hugh Bonneville Join Mormon Tabernacle Choir for Magnificent Christmas Concert BWW Exclusive: Sutton Foster & Hugh Bonneville Join Mormon Tabernacle Choir for Magnificent Christmas Concert
by Tyler Hinton - Dec 20, 2017

Two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster and television and film star Hugh Bonneville were the special guests at this year's magnificent Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas concert. The performances were presented free of charge as a gift to the community Thursday, Dec. 14 through Saturday, Dec. 16 at the impressive 21,000-seat Conference Center. The concert will air nationwide on PBS and BYUtv during the 2018 holiday season, and a DVD and album will also be released. BroadwayWorld was generously given unprecedented access to the production, including the opportunity to speak with Foster, Bonneville, and conductor Mack Wilberg. (more...)

World Premiere Of Louise O'Neill's ASKING FOR IT Set For The Everyman Stage 2018 World Premiere Of Louise O'Neill's ASKING FOR IT Set For The Everyman Stage 2018
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

It was announced today that the world premiere production of Asking for It by Louise O'Neill will be performed on the Abbey stage next November. This much anticipated production is produced by Landmark Productions and the Everyman and co-commissioned by the Abbey Theatre. Conceived as a large-scale, technically ambitious production, it will be adapted for stage by Meadhbh McHugh in a collaboration with Annabelle Comyn, who also directs. The creative team also includes set designer Paul O'Mahony; lighting designer Sinead McKenna; sound designer Philip Stewart. Tickets for both venues are on sale now. (more...)

Simona Genga Wins First Prize at Canadian Opera Company's Annual Vocal Competition Simona Genga Wins First Prize at Canadian Opera Company's Annual Vocal Competition
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

Simona Genga of Woodbridge, Ont. took home First Prize (the Chair's Prize) at the Canadian Opera Company's annual Ensemble Studio Competition on November 1, 2017 at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Tenor Anthony Kearns to Return to Lismore Opera Festival in L'ELISIR D'AMORE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

World-renowned tenor Anthony Kearns returns to the Lismore Opera Festival in the leading tenor role of 'Nemorino' in Gaetano Donizetti's masterpiece, L'elisir d'amore, at the Lismore Castle Gardens in Lismore, Ireland this Friday and Saturday, June 2 and 3, 2017. (more...)

Madison Opera's ROMEO & JULIET and THE MAGIC FLUTE to Broadcast on WPR
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Madison Opera partners with Wisconsin Public Radio to present recorded broadcasts of Gounod's Romeo & Juliet on Saturday, May 20 and Mozart's The Magic Flute on Saturday, May 27.  (more...)

Gelsey Kirkland Ballet Presents RUSSIAN TREASURES, 5/18-26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Recently, the esteemed Gelsey Kirkland Ballet has become the headquarters for lesser known pieces from some of the greatest Russian choreographers of all time. Continuing this tradition, Gelsey Kirkland Ballet announced today the next program of its 2016/2017 season will be Russian Treasures... (more...)

Gelsey Kirkland Ballet Presents RUSSIAN TREASURES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Recently, the esteemed Gelsey Kirkland Ballet has become the headquarters for lesser known pieces from some of the greatest Russian choreographers of all time. Continuing this tradition, Gelsey Kirkland Ballet announced today the next program of its 2016/2017 season will be Russian Treasures featuring Marius Petipa's hilarious one-act comedy Cavalry Halt, as well as pieces by Leonid Yakobson, Leonid Lavrovsky, and Kasyan Goleizovsky. (more...)

Sarasota Opera Announces 2017 HD AT THE OPERA HOUSE Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Sarasota Opera is pleased to announce the line-up for the 2017 season of 'HD at the Opera House'.  This weekly Sunday afternoon series of filmed performances, which debuted in 2014, has allowed Sarasota Opera to expand its programming from the fall and winter season to year-around. (more...)

ROMEO ET JULIETTE To Premiere On Great Performances At The Met, 4/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The Met's new production by director Bartlett Sher also features Virginie Verrez as Stéphano, Elliot Madore as Mercutio, and Mikhail Petrenko as Frère Laurent. Gianandrea Noseda conducts the sumptuous score. (more...)

Diana Damrau & Vittorio Grigolo 'Sizzle' in 'Romeo et Juliette' on GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET, 4/14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Hailed by The New York Times for singing 'with white-hot sensuality and impassioned lyricism,' Diana Damrau and Vittorio Grigolo star as the tragic lovers in Shakespeare's classic story. Gounod's Romo et Juliette airs on Great Performances at the Met Friday, April 14 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.) (more...)

GK ArtsCenter presents Gelsey Kirkland Ballet's ETERNAL SPRING: THE ARROWS AND ERRORS OF EROS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Gelsey Kirkland Ballet is thrilled to announce that the second program of its 2016/2017 season,Eternal Spring - The Arrows and Errors of Eros, will be presented Friday, March 24 at 7:30pm,Saturday, March 25 at 7:30pm, and Sunday, March 26 at 2pm, with a preview performance onThursday, March 23 at 7:30pm. Performances will take place at Gelsey Kirkland Ballet's theater,The GK ArtsCenter, located at 29 Jay Street in Dumbo, Brooklyn (previously home to Saint Ann's Warehouse) with tickets starting at $20. (more...)

Opera Tampa Presents ROMEO AND JULIET, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The 22nd season of Opera Tampa gets into full swing with Charles Gounod's Romeo and Juliet. Performances are Today, Jan. 20, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 22, at 2 p.m., in Morsani Hall. (more...)

Two-Part Special Celebrating New York City Ballet in Paris Coming to THIRTEEN's Great Performances
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

During the summer of 2016, New York City Ballet made a triumphant return to Paris for a three-week season at the historic Thtre du Chtelet. (more...)

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