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Cincinnati Opera Presents World Premiere of Spears/Smith CASTOR AND PATIENCE Photo Cincinnati Opera Presents World Premiere of Spears/Smith CASTOR AND PATIENCE
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 30, 2021

Originally commissioned for Cincinnati Opera's 100th anniversary in 2020 and postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Castor and Patience receives its much-anticipated world premiere in July 2022.

Seattle Opera Unveils Virtual Fall Season Photo Seattle Opera Unveils Virtual Fall Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 27, 2020

As Songs of Summer, a free, 15-performance recital series concludes this week, Seattle Opera unveils its Fall Season. With a variety of free performances and programming to enjoy at home, the Fall Season was created with both artistic innovation-and public safety-in mind, said General Director Christina Scheppelmann.

August Packs A Punch Of VIrtual Activity At Seattle Center Photo August Packs A Punch Of VIrtual Activity At Seattle Center
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 13, 2020

A typical August is bustling at Seattle Center, however, this year, the action is online. Seattle Center and its resident organizations offer multiple virtual options this month.

Mary Elizabeth Williams Concludes SONGS OF SUMMER for Seattle Opera Photo Mary Elizabeth Williams Concludes SONGS OF SUMMER for Seattle Opera
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 27, 2020

Seattle Opera is announcing the final singers to perform in its online recital series, Songs of Summer. Artists include beloved soprano Mary Elizabeth Williamsa?"star of Tosca, Nabucco, and Mary Stuart.

The Royal Alex To Dim Its Marquee Lights In Honour Of Producer S. Roger Horchow Photo The Royal Alex To Dim Its Marquee Lights In Honour Of Producer S. Roger Horchow
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2020

To honour the life of Broadway producer S. Roger Horchow, the marquee lights of the Royal Alexander Theatre will be dimmed on Thursday, May 21 at 8 PM. 

Enjoy Seattle Opera Mornings On KING FM Photo Enjoy Seattle Opera Mornings On KING FM
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 22, 2020

While McCaw Hall's stage may be dark, opera music continues to reverberate in the Pacific Northwest and beyond: Starting every Saturday on April 25, enjoy Seattle Opera Mornings on King FM. Classical KING FM 98.1 will broadcast recordings of previous Seattle Opera performances including Tosca, La traviata, The Magic Flute, and Madame Butterfly. Broadcasts will be available on the radio and at king.org every Saturday morning at 10 a.m. Pacific Time. 

Lyric Opera's RING Cycle to Come Full Circle With GOTTERDAMMERUNG Photo Lyric Opera's RING Cycle to Come Full Circle With GOTTERDAMMERUNG
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2020

The tragedy of warrior-maiden Br√ľnnhilde and her beloved hero Siegfried unfolds amidst the utter greed and evil machinations of revenge-driven Alberich and his malevolent son Hagen. Love triumphs as one world ends and a new one begins bringing Wagner's magnificent Ring cycle full circle.

TheatreSquared to Stage World Premiere of DESIGNING WOMEN Photo TheatreSquared to Stage World Premiere of DESIGNING WOMEN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 3, 2020

Artistic Director Robert Ford and Executive Director Martin Miller today announced that a new theatrical incarnation of the iconic television series, Designing Women, penned by creator Linda Bloodworth Thomason, has been selected to open the fall season of TheatreSquared (T2). Performances will run August 12 through September 13 at the company's architecturally distinctive new home in downtown Fayetteville, Arkansas. Earlier this morning, The New York Times broke the news of the planned premiere.

DESIGNING WOMEN Will Make Stage Premiere in Fall 2020 Photo DESIGNING WOMEN Will Make Stage Premiere in Fall 2020
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 3, 2020

A new theatrical incarnation of the iconic television series, Designing Women, penned by creator Linda Bloodworth Thomason, has been selected to open the fall season of TheatreSquared (T2).  Performances will run August 12 through September 13 at the company's architecturally distinctive new home in downtown Fayetteville, Arkansas. Earlier this morning, The New York Times broke the news of the planned premiere.

Lead Casting And Preview Announced For CASTOR AND PATIENCE At Cincinnati Opera Photo Lead Casting And Preview Announced For CASTOR AND PATIENCE At Cincinnati Opera
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 2, 2020

Cincinnati Opera is pleased to announce the casting of principal roles for composer Gregory Spears and librettist Tracy K. Smith's new opera Castor and Patience, which will have its world premiere in Cincinnati, July 16 - 26, 2020, highlighting the company's 100th anniversary season.

PARASITE, THE IRISHMAN Among Nominees for Art Directors Guild 24th Annual Excellence  Photo PARASITE, THE IRISHMAN Among Nominees for Art Directors Guild 24th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 9, 2019

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) has announced nominations for the 24th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos and animation features. Winners will be honored at the 2020 Awards at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown on Saturday, February 1, 2020. Today's announcement was made by Art Directors Guild President Nelson Coates, ADG, and Awards Producer Scott Moses, ADG.

Cincinnati Opera Announces Lead Casting for CASTOR AND PATIENCE Photo Cincinnati Opera Announces Lead Casting for CASTOR AND PATIENCE
by Julie Musbach - Oct 21, 2019

Cincinnati Opera announces the casting of principal roles for composer Gregory Spears and librettist Tracy K. Smith's new opera Castor and Patience, which will have its world premiere in Cincinnati, July 16 - 26, 2020, highlighting the company's 100th anniversary season.

#DATEME: AN OKCUPID EXPERIMENT Plays Final Performance September 15 Photo #DATEME: AN OKCUPID EXPERIMENT Plays Final Performance September 15
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2019

Producers Elizabeth Williams and Diane Alexander with Remmel Dickinson, Jonathan Murray & Harvey Reese, John Frost/Suzanne Jones, Julia Peck Mobley, Benjamin Lowy/Adrian Salpeter, Robert Dragotta announced today that #DateMe: An OKCupid Experiment will play its final performance on Sunday, September 15th at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street). At the time of its closing, it will have played 65 performances.

BWW Interview: Robyn Lynne Norris & Lorin Latarro Make the Perfect Match for #DATEME Photo BWW Interview: Robyn Lynne Norris & Lorin Latarro Make the Perfect Match for #DATEME
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 19, 2019

48 million Americans have tried online dating. #DateMe: An OKCupid Experiment is the outrageous, true story of one. Robyn Lynne Norris (the show's creator and writer) is unlucky in love but determined to understand it better, so she logs on to the world's most popular dating site: OKCupid. Creating 38 'undateable' profiles as an interactive scientific investigation into online dating, Robyn unwittingly sets in motion the social experiment of our generation. Part improv, part sketch comedy and entirely hilarious, Robyn makes one conclusive result: there's no algorithm for love.

Photo Coverage: Sara Bareilles, Gavin Creel, James Harkness, and More Attend Opening  Photo Photo Coverage: Sara Bareilles, Gavin Creel, James Harkness, and More Attend Opening Night of #DATEME!
by Monroe George - Jul 22, 2019

#DateMe: An OKCupid Experiment opened just last night, July 21, at The Westside Theatre. Check out photos from the big night below!

#DATEME: AN OKCUPID EXPERIMENT Announces Student Rush Policy Photo #DATEME: AN OKCUPID EXPERIMENT Announces Student Rush Policy
by Julie Musbach - Jun 20, 2019

Producers Elizabeth Williams and Diane Alexander with Remmel Dickinson, Benjamin LowyAdrian Salpeter, John FrostSuzanne Jones, Robert Dragotta announced a new student rush policy for #DateMe: An OKCupid Experiment with first preview tonight at the Westside Theatre. An opening night is set for July 8, 2019.

#DATEME: AN OKCUPID EXPERIMENT Box Office Opens Today Photo #DATEME: AN OKCUPID EXPERIMENT Box Office Opens Today
by Stephi Wild - Jun 6, 2019

Producers Elizabeth Williams and Diane Alexander with Remmel Dickinson, Benjamin Lowy, Adrian Salpeter, Robert Dragotta, John Frost/Suzanne Jones announced that the Westside Theatre Box Office (407 W. 43rd St) officially opens today Thursday, June 6th at 10AM for for #DateMe: An OKCupid Experiment. The show begins performances on June 20 2019, at the Westside Theatre. An opening night is set for July 8, 2019.

Florentine Opera Company Announces 2019-2020 Season Lineup Photo Florentine Opera Company Announces 2019-2020 Season Lineup
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 17, 2019

The Florentine Opera Company proudly announces its first season under the leadership of new General Director and CEO Maggey Oplinger. The 2019-2020 season explores themes of love, power, and destruction through timeless classics and fresh repertoire, and will feature a diverse range of artists, directors, and designers, both familiar and new to Milwaukee.

Tickets On Sale Now For #DATEME: AN OKCUPID EXPERIMENT Photo Tickets On Sale Now For #DATEME: AN OKCUPID EXPERIMENT
by Julie Musbach - Apr 12, 2019

Tickets officially go on sale on today for the New York Premiere of #DateMe: An OKCupid Experiment tickets can be purchased online through telecharge.com. The Westside Theatre box office will officially open on June 6, 2019.

Cincinnati Opera Announces 100th Anniversary Season & Programming Photo Cincinnati Opera Announces 100th Anniversary Season & Programming
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 11, 2019

Evans Mirageas, The Harry T. Wilks Artistic Director of Cincinnati Opera, today announced a host of programs celebrating the company's upcoming 100th anniversary in 2020, along with repertoire and casting highlights of the 2020 Summer Festival.

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