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The Dallas Opera to Stream THE MAGIC FLUTE Photo The Dallas Opera to Stream THE MAGIC FLUTE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2020

The Dallas Opera will make the company’s popular 2019 production of Mozart’s family-friendly The Magic Flute available free for home viewing for a limited time. This fanciful, wildly colorful production was originally simulcast live in high definition to a Dallas audience at Klyde Warren Park.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: September 5-7- with Karen Olivo, A Nick Cordero Tribute Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: September 5-7- with Karen Olivo, A Nick Cordero Tribute, and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2020

This weekend (September 5-7) in live streaming: broadway tribute Nick Cordero, Karen Olivo sings with Seth Rudetsky, and so much more!

Met Announces Three-Week Schedule For Nightly Met Opera Streams Photo Met Announces Three-Week Schedule For Nightly Met Opera Streams
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2020

The Met has announced a specially-curated, three-week schedule for its Nightly Met Opera Streams, a free series of encore Live in HD presentations and classic telecasts streamed on the company website during the coronavirus closure. The schedule includes an All-Verdi week, a 20th-Century Classics week, and an All-French week.

BWW Review: THE CORONATION OF POPPEA at Opera Theatre Of St. Louis Photo BWW Review: THE CORONATION OF POPPEA at Opera Theatre Of St. Louis
by Steve Callahan - Jun 11, 2019

This baroque masterpiece is gorgeous and disturbing.

Ivoryton Announces THE IVORYTON PLAYHOUSE CHRISTMAS HOUR With David Pittsinger And Fr Photo Ivoryton Announces THE IVORYTON PLAYHOUSE CHRISTMAS HOUR With David Pittsinger And Friends
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

World renowned artist David Pittsinger will be performing his heart warming holiday show, "The Ivoryton Playhouse Christmas Hour" from December 5th through 8th at the Ivoryton Playhouse. An old fashioned Christmas celebration of holiday standards and sacred songs, the evening will feature David with his wife, Patricia Schuman, son Richard, Carly Callahan, Ryan Bloomquist and Anna Fagan.

Ivoryton Playhouse Honors Vets with Veterans Day Concert Photo Ivoryton Playhouse Honors Vets with Veterans Day Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018

The Ivoryton Playhouse is honored to present a Veterans Day Concert on Monday, November 12th at 2pm and 7:30pm. Arlington Sons will be performed by David Pittsinger and his son, Richard Pittsinger.  This moving piece was personally commissioned by David to honor his late father - a US Army veteran and distinguished guard at Arlington National Cemetery.

Ivoryton Adds Matinee Performance Of THE FANTASTICKS Photo Ivoryton Adds Matinee Performance Of THE FANTASTICKS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

The Ivoryton Playhouse has added an extra matinee performance of THE FANTASTICKS on Saturday, April 7th at 2pm. THE FANTASTICKS by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt is a timeless tale of young love, shattered dreams and universal truths and it opens in Ivoryton on Wednesday, March 21st, 2018.

THE FANTASTICKS Comes to The Ivoryton Playhouse Photo THE FANTASTICKS Comes to The Ivoryton Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

The Ivoryton Playhouse will open its 2018 season with a romantic fable that has enchanted audiences around the world for over fifty years. THE FANTASTICKS by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt is a timeless tale of young love, shattered dreams and universal truths and it opens in Ivoryton on Wednesday, March 21st, 2018.

BWW: Connecticut's Top Theater Picks for March 2018 Photo BWW: Connecticut's Top Theater Picks for March 2018
by Lauren Yarger - Mar 6, 2018

Lots of comedy highlights top March picks for Connecticut theater.

Ivoryton Playhouse Stages THE FANTASTICKS Photo Ivoryton Playhouse Stages THE FANTASTICKS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

The Ivoryton Playhouse will open its 2018 season with a romantic fable that has enchanted audiences around the world for over fifty years. THE FANTASTICKS by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt is a timeless tale of young love, shattered dreams and universal truths and it opens in Ivoryton on Wednesday, March 21st, 2018.

Ivoryton Playhouse Announces 2018 Season Photo Ivoryton Playhouse Announces 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

On March 21st, 2018 The Ivoryton Playhouse opens its doors for a new season - a year full of exciting, affordable professional theatre. Plays for romantics and plays for cynics; shows for families and shows by and about women;  music from the movies and Broadway as well as timely new comedies and shocking stories of dark secrets - the Ivoryton Playhouse 2018 season has something for everyone and more than you ever expected.

Houston Grand Opera Will Premiere THE PHOENIX in 2018-19 Season; Full Line-Up Announc Photo Houston Grand Opera Will Premiere THE PHOENIX in 2018-19 Season; Full Line-Up Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) will present its 2018-19 season in its creative home at Houston's Wortham Theater Center after a year of displacement due to damage to the building from Hurricane Harvey. The 64th season will open October 19, 2018, with HGO's first performances in 20 years of Wagner's romantic ghost story The Flying Dutchman, in a new production featuring baritoneAndrzej Dobber as the Dutchman and the role debut of award-winning American soprano and HGO Studio alumna Rachel Willis-S rensen as Senta. To close the season, the new Kasper Holten production of Mozart's Don Giovanni featuring the HGO debut of baritone Philippe Sly in the title role and the role debut of soprano Ailyn P rez as Donna Anna will be presented in repertory with The Phoenix, a world premiere about the colorful life of Lorenzo da Ponte, Mozart's librettist for the masterful Don Giovanni, The Marriage of Figaro, and Cos fan tutte. The new work, written by composer Tarik O'Regan and librettist John Caird, will star renowned baritone Thomas Hampson as Lorenzo da Ponte in a belated HGO debut and bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni as Da Ponte's son, Lorenzo. HGO will also present a revival of Daniel Cat n's ethereal Florencia en el Amazonas with internationally acclaimed soprano and HGO Studio alumna Ana Mar a Mart nez in the title role; the first HGO presentation of Bizet's The Pearl Fishers with the stellar tenor and baritone pairing of Lawrence Brownlee and Mariusz Kwiecien in the title roles along with soprano Andrea Carroll; and the return of HGO's 2012 production of Puccini's perennial classic La boh me, featuring the role debut of soprano and HGO Studio alumna Nicole Heaston as Mim .

Ivoryton Playhouse presents AN IVORYTON CHRISTMAS RADIO HOUR Photo Ivoryton Playhouse presents AN IVORYTON CHRISTMAS RADIO HOUR
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

World renowned artist David Pittsinger will be performing a holiday show on Thursday, December 21st at 2pm and Friday, December 22nd at 7pm. An old fashioned Christmas celebration of holiday standards and sacred songs featuring David with his wife, Patricia Schuman and Carly Callahan, Katie Weiser and Charlie Widmer.

Kristin Carbone, Peter Lockyer, Michael St. John and Jennifer Hope Wills to Bring 'MY Photo Kristin Carbone, Peter Lockyer, Michael St. John and Jennifer Hope Wills to Bring 'MY ROMANCE' to Riverside Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Allen D. Cornell, Riverside Theatre's Producing Artistic Director, and Ken Clifton, Riverside's Musical Director, have teamed up to create a special theatrical event showcasing some of the most beloved music by Broadway legend, Richard Rodgers. My Romance: The Work of Richard Rodgers takes place on the Stark Stage today, November 14, 2017.

Ailyn Perez to Make Title Role Debut in THAIS at The Metropolitan Opera Photo Ailyn Perez to Make Title Role Debut in THAIS at The Metropolitan Opera
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2017

American soprano Ailyn P rez makes her role debut as the glamorous courtesan in the title role of Tha s, opening November 11 for seven performances.

Ailyn Perez to Make Title Role Debut in THAIS at The Metropolitan Opera Photo Ailyn Perez to Make Title Role Debut in THAIS at The Metropolitan Opera
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

American soprano Ailyn P rez makes her role debut as the glamorous courtesan in the title role of Tha s, opening November 11 for seven performances.

Kristin Carbone, Peter Lockyer, Michael St. John and Jennifer Hope Wills to Bring 'MY Photo Kristin Carbone, Peter Lockyer, Michael St. John and Jennifer Hope Wills to Bring 'MY ROMANCE' to Riverside Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Allen D. Cornell, Riverside Theatre's Producing Artistic Director, and Ken Clifton, Riverside's Musical Director, have teamed up to create a special theatrical event showcasing some of the most beloved music by Broadway legend, Richard Rodgers. My Romance: The Work of Richard Rodgers takes place on the Stark Stage on Tuesday, November 14, 2017.

NEXT TO NORMAL, THE INVISIBLE HAND Top 2017 Connecticut Theater Critics Circle Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

TheaterWork's production of the musical "Next to Normal" led the nominations for the 27th annual Connecticut Critics Circle Awards event to be held Monday, June 26 at 7:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart University's Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts in Fairfield.

NEXT TO NORMAL, INVISIBLE HAND Top Connecticut Critics Circle Award Nominations
by Lauren Yarger - Jun 5, 2017

NEXT TO NORMAL, INVISIBLE HAND TOP Connecticut Critics Circle Award Nominations

BWW Review: Big Nose, Big Heart, Big Performance from Roberto Alagna as Met's CYRANO
by Richard Sasanow - May 7, 2017

I first heard tenor Roberto Alagna in the days when he was being touted as ‚ÄúThe 4th Tenor‚ÄĚ‚ÄĒchutzpah that only a record company could come up with, placing him in the hallowed company of Carreras, Domingo and Pavarotti. Fast forward more than 20 years and he's still here. As Cyrano, the soldier-poet with a nose that embarrasses him, in Francesca Zambello's attractive production, Alagna was wonderful‚ÄĒperhaps the best I've ever seen him.

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