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by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The Met's first new production since 1969 of Strauss's rich, romantic masterpiece stars Renée Fleming in one of her signature roles as the Marschallin, opposite El?na Garan?a as Octavian, the impulsive young title character, on Great Performances (more...)

Redtwist Theatre Announces 2017-18 SeasonRedtwist Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Redtwist Theatre has just announced its 14th Season! 'The Way We Are' is a season-long snapshot with today's faces. It's about familiar people who navigate timeless challenges. What we do informs who we are...in our growing up, and in our living, and in our dying. (more...)

Verdi's 'La Traviata' Comes to GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET on PBS, 8/25Verdi's 'La Traviata' Comes to GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET on PBS, 8/25
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

La Traviata premiered at Venice's Teatro la Fenice in 1853, and survived a notoriously unsuccessful opening night to become one of the best-loved operas in the repertoire. (more...)

James Reston Jr.'s Famous Historical Play GALILEO'S TORCH Comes to CastletonJames Reston Jr.'s Famous Historical Play GALILEO'S TORCH Comes to Castleton
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

For three nights in July, internationally renowned author James Reston Jr.'s famous biography, Galileo: A Life, will be transformed for stage in Galileo's Torch, and featured at Castleton. (more...)

Tchaikovsky's 'Eugene Onegin' Comes to GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET on PBSTchaikovsky's 'Eugene Onegin' Comes to GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET on PBS
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Anna Netrebko reprises one of her most acclaimed roles as Tatiana, the naive heroine of Tchaikovsky's opera, adapted from Pushkin's classic verse novel. (more...)

Mozart's Early Masterpiece 'Idomeneo' Conducted by James Levine Comes to GREAT PERFORMANCESMozart's Early Masterpiece 'Idomeneo' Conducted by James Levine Comes to GREAT PERFORMANCES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Tenor Matthew Polenzani sings the title role of the King of Crete, with mezzo-soprano Alice Coote in the trouser role of his noble son Idamante, soprano Elza van den Heever as Elettra, and soprano Nadine Sierra as Ilia.              (more...)

Showtime Releases New Extended Clip from THE PUTIN INTERVIEWSShowtime Releases New Extended Clip from THE PUTIN INTERVIEWS
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Showtime Documentary Films has released a new extended clip from Oliver Stone's unprecedented conversations with Vladimir Putin, THE PUTIN INTERVIEWS. (more...)

SHOWTIME Releases New Trailer and Extended Clip for THE PUTIN INTERVIEWSSHOWTIME Releases New Trailer and Extended Clip for THE PUTIN INTERVIEWS
by TV News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Showtime Documentary Films has released the first extended clip, new trailer and poster art for THE PUTIN INTERVIEWS, a revealing series of conversations between renowned filmmaker Oliver Stone and Russia president Vladimir Putin. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

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Met's New Production of 'Rusalka' Coming to PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES, 6/18Met's New Production of 'Rusalka' Coming to PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES, 6/18
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2017

Kristine Opolais stars in her first Met performances of her breakthrough role, the title character in Antonin Dvoák's Rusalka, in a critically acclaimed new staging, directed by Mary Zimmerman and conducted by Mark Elder, on GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET Sunday, June 18 at 12 p.m. on PBS (more...)

1812 Productions to Present AN EVENING WITHOUT THE BRITS1812 Productions to Present AN EVENING WITHOUT THE BRITS
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

1812 Productions will present An Evening Without The Brits, the newest creation in its long-running An Evening Without… series. An Evening Without The Brits features performances by Philadelphia favorites David Howey, Leonard Haas, Daniel Fredrick, and Tony Lawton in a collection of material spanning three decades of comedy from the UK. (more...)

Showtime to Premiere Four-Hour TV Event THE PUTIN INTERVIEWS; Watch Sneak PeekShowtime to Premiere Four-Hour TV Event THE PUTIN INTERVIEWS; Watch Sneak Peek
by TV News Desk - May 1, 2017

THE PUTIN INTERVIEWS will have its world television premiere on SHOWTIME over four consecutive nights starting on Monday, June 12 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. For a first look, go to: https://youtu.be/BrBoj760aD8. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Liudmyla Monastyrska is Abigaille, the warrior woman determined to rule empires, and Jamie Bartonis the heroic Fenena. Russell Thomas is Ismaele, nephew to the King of Jerusalem and Dmitry Belosselskiy is the stentorian voice of the oppressed Hebrew people. (more...)

Placido Domingo Stars in Verdi's 'Nabucco' on PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE METPlacido Domingo Stars in Verdi's 'Nabucco' on PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The legendary Plácido Domingo brings another new baritone role to the Met as the title king in Nabucco, under the baton of his longtime collaborator James Levine on GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET Sunday, May 7 at 12 p.m.on PBS (check local listings). (In New York, THIRTEEN will air the opera at 12:30 p.m.) (more...)

Counter-Productions Theatre Company Presents LONELY PLANETCounter-Productions Theatre Company Presents LONELY PLANET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

???????Counter-Productions Theatre Company wraps up their tenth season with Steven Dietz's Lonely Planet, an absurdist comedy exploring friendship and fear at the height of the AIDS epidemic. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Kaija Saariaho's L'Amour de Loin (“Love From Afar”), one of the most highly praised operas of recent years, airs on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, April 2 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). (In New York, THIRTEEN will air the opera at 12:30 p.m.) (more...)

ROMEO ET JULIETTE To Premiere On Great Performances At The Met, 4/16ROMEO 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, 4/14Diana 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...)

Kaija Saariaho's Acclaimed Contemporary OPERA L'AMOUR DE LOIN Comes to Great PerformancesKaija Saariaho's Acclaimed Contemporary OPERA L'AMOUR DE LOIN Comes to Great Performances
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Kaija Saariaho's L'Amour de Loin ('Love From Afar'), one of the most highly praised operas of recent years, airs on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, April 2 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). (In New York, THIRTEEN will air the opera at 12:30 p.m.) (more...)

Susanna Phillips and Eric Owens Star in L'AMOUR DE LOIN at Great Performances at the Met, 4/2Susanna Phillips and Eric Owens Star in L'AMOUR DE LOIN at Great Performances at the Met, 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Susanna Phillips stars as Clémence, the Countess of Tripoli, opposite Eric Owens as Jaufré Rudel, a troubadour on a quest to find his perfect love, and Tamara Mumford as the Pilgrim who carries messages back and forth between them.   (more...)

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