The Atlanta Opera Stages DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENTThe Atlanta Opera Stages DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

The Atlanta Opera continues its 2017-18 season with Donizetti's The Daughter of the Regiment, known for its romance, comedy, and vocal acrobatics. Andriana Chuchman will make her Atlanta debut as Marie, the adopted daughter of the French 21st regiment. Santiago Ballerini, an alum of The Atlanta Opera Studio artist, returns to Atlanta as Tonio. Mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe makes her role debut as The Marquise of Berkenfeld. This production marks the debut of The Daughter of the Regiment at the Cobb Energy Centre, and the first presentation in Atlanta since 1985. (more...)

Pegasus Opera Presents RUTH and THE DARK LADY OF THE SONNETSPegasus Opera Presents RUTH and THE DARK LADY OF THE SONNETS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Pegasus Opera Company presents an opera double bill showcasing women in lead roles, Ruth and The Dark Lady of the Sonnets. There will be four performances starting Wednesday 28 February Friday 2 March, 7.30pm and Sunday 4 March, 2.30pm at the Actors Church (St Paul's), Covent Garden, Bedford Street, London WC2E 9ED. (more...)

THE RING OF POLYKRATES Comes to The Dallas OperaTHE RING OF POLYKRATES Comes to The Dallas Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

A sizzling blend of domestic comedy and romance, symphonic music and opera, thrilling virtuosity and extraordinary artistry, will melt the icy grip of winter this February as The Dallas Opera presents a once-in-a-lifetime pairing: Erich Wolfgang Korngold's rarely performed 1916 opera, The Ring of Polykrates, preceded by the composer's famous Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35 that premiered nearly three decades later in 1945. (more...)

Judges for the 20th Anniversary Lotte Lenya Competition AnnouncedJudges for the 20th Anniversary Lotte Lenya Competition Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Kim H. Kowalke, President and CEO of the Kurt Weill Foundation, has announced the judges for the 20th Anniversary Lotte Lenya Competition. A distinguished panel will preside over the finals on 14 April in Rochester, NY: Tony Award-winning actress and singer Victoria Clark, renowned opera and musical theater conductor James Holmes, and Jack Viertel, Broadway producer, author, and Artistic Director of New York City Center Encores! (more...)

Complicite to Stage a Reimagined A PACIFIST'S GUIDE TO THE WAR ON CANCERComplicite to Stage a Reimagined A PACIFIST'S GUIDE TO THE WAR ON CANCER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Complicite will stage a reimagined version of A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer, its collaboration with performance artist Bryony Kimmings. Kimmings will lead the company in this reworked production touring the UK before performances in Australia. (more...)

Jaap van Zweden To Lead New York Premiere By John Luther AdamsJaap van Zweden To Lead New York Premiere By John Luther Adams
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Music Director Designate Jaap van Zweden will conduct the New York Philharmonic in a program pairing the New York Premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner John Luther Adams's Dark Waves with Act I of Wagner's Die Walk re (in concert), with soprano Heidi Melton as Sieglinde, tenor Simon O'Neill as Siegmund (in his New York Philharmonic debut), and bass John Relyea as Hunding. (more...)

Full Cast and Creative Announced for JERRY SPRINGER - THE OPERAFull Cast and Creative Announced for JERRY SPRINGER - THE OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

The New Group has announced full casting for the Off-Broadway premiere Jerry Springer The Opera with Jennifer Allen, Florrie Bagel, Brandon Contreras, Sean Patrick Doyle, Bradley Greer, Luke Grooms, Nathaniel Hackmann, Billy Hepfinger, Justin Keyes, Beth Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth Loyacano, Tiffany Mann, Jill Paice, Kim Steele and Nichole Turner joining, as previously announced, Terrence Mann and Will Swenson. (more...)

Stephen Spinella Will Lead Berkeley Rep's ANGELS IN AMERICAStephen Spinella Will Lead Berkeley Rep's ANGELS IN AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Tony Kushner's Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, Part One: Millennium Approaches and Part Two: Perestroika. (more...)

Meet the Royal Company of FARINELLI AND THE KING, Opening Tonight on BroadwayMeet the Royal Company of FARINELLI AND THE KING, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Dec 17, 2017

The critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of Farinelli and the King, starring three-time Tony Award-winner (Twelfth Night, Jerusalem, Boeing-Boeing) and Academy Award-winner (Bridge of Spies) Mark Rylance, opens tonight, December 17, 2017 at Broadway's Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street). The production plays a strictly limited engagement for 16 weeks only through Sunday, March 25, 2018. Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch a trailer for the show! (more...)

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre And ENO Announce Casting For THE TURN OF THE SCREWRegent's Park Open Air Theatre And ENO Announce Casting For THE TURN OF THE SCREW
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The Prologue and role of Peter Quint will be shared by Elgan Ll?r Thomas and William Morgan. Elgan Ll?r Thomas makes his English National Opera debut as a new ENO Harewood Artist having also covered the role of Count Almaviva in The Barber of Seville. A 2016/17 Scottish Opera Emerging Artist, credits include The Elixir of Love, and The Trial with other credits including Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Mananan International Festival), Paul Bunyan (Welsh National Youth Opera) and Eugene Onegin (Garsington Opera). He is currently singing in The Barber of Seville with the Theatre des Champs-Elysees. (more...)

John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, and More Sign On as Muny Season 100 CreativesJohn Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, and More Sign On as Muny Season 100 Creatives
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for The Muny's 2018 centennial season, which opens on June 11 with the first production in the world of Jerome Robbins' Broadway since it's Tony - award winning Broadway and national tour productions. (more...)

Clarie Middleton Appointed New Principal Of Rose Bruford College Of Theatre And PerformanceClarie Middleton Appointed New Principal Of Rose Bruford College Of Theatre And Performance
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance announced today the appointment of Clarie Middleton, currently Chief Executive of the Hackney Empire, as its new Principal and Chief Executive Officer. (more...)

Winners Announced For the 2017 BroadwayWorld UK AwardsWinners Announced For the 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

We're excited to announce the winners for the 2017 Broadway UK Awards! As voted for by the public, the awards celebrate the best long-running West End productions and best new productions from around the country. Thank you to everyone who voted, and huge congratulations to our fantastic winners. (more...)

Hoxton Hall Announce Full Cast For World Premiere Of All-Female Musical ORANGES AND ELEPHANTSHoxton Hall Announce Full Cast For World Premiere Of All-Female Musical ORANGES AND ELEPHANTS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Karena Johnson, Artistic Director of Hoxton Hall, today announces full cast for the world premi re of Oranges and Elephants, the first production in the venue's all-female spring season Female Parts. The musical centres on two rival female gangs in Victorian London blending Music Hall, Fairground and Musical Theatre storytelling. (more...)

BWW Review: PROJECT POLUNIN - SATORI, London ColiseumBWW Review: PROJECT POLUNIN - SATORI, London Coliseum
by Gary Naylor - Dec 8, 2017

Project Polunin is a mixed bag of dance and music, a showcase for the bad boy of ballet, Sergei Polunin, that succeeds intermittently. (more...)

Festival D'Aix-en-Provence Announces 70th Anniversary Season HighlightsFestival D'Aix-en-Provence Announces 70th Anniversary Season Highlights
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

The 70th anniversary season of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence will present six full-scale opera productions and an international roster of exceptional artistry from July 4 through 24, 2018. The anniversary season also marks a milestone, as it celebrates the conclusion of Bernard Foccroulle's eleven-year tenure as general manager of the Festival. His legacy will be demonstrated in the coming season with commissions, new productions, major participatory events, and significant outreach to Arab, Mediterranean, and local audiences. Foccroulle will be succeeded by Park Avenue Armory artistic director and Dutch National Opera director Pierre Audi in September, 2018. (more...)

Verdi's RIGOLETTO Returns To COC in A Searing Exploration Of Patriarchy, Power And CommerceVerdi's RIGOLETTO Returns To COC in A Searing Exploration Of Patriarchy, Power And Commerce
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

Verdi's Rigoletto, a searing exploration of patriarchy, power, and commerce, returns to the Canadian Opera Company this winter with a production from acclaimed American director Christopher Alden. A tragedy on a Shakespearean scale, the opera is brought to life by an all-star cast and conducted by pre-eminent American maestro Stephen Lord. Ten performances take place at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts on January 20, 27, February 1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 17, 21, and 23, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Project Polunin's SATORIPhoto Flash: First Look at Project Polunin's SATORI
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

Sergei Polunin announces Project Polunin's SATORI, which will play a limited season at the London Coliseum from 5 to 10 December 2017. Joining Polunin in Goleizovsky's Scriabiniana will be Natalia Osipova, Valentino Zucchetti & Akane Takada from The Royal Ballet, Yaoqian Shang from Birmingham Royal Ballet, Laurretta Summerscales & Yonah Acosta from Bayerisches Staatsballett, Alexey Lyubimov from The Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre, Evgenia Savarskaya from Bolshoi Ballet, Jason Reilly & Elisa Badenes from Stuttgart Ballet and Alexandre Riabko & Silvia Azzoni from Hamburg Ballet. (more...)

Broadway Director Lonny Price to Lead Leonard Bernstein Masterclass at HB StudioBroadway Director Lonny Price to Lead Leonard Bernstein Masterclass at HB Studio
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

HB Studio, one of New York's legendary institutions for theater training and practice, this winter offers musical theater performers the opportunity to study 'The Musical Theater Works of Leonard Bernstein' in a five week masterclass led by Broadway Director Lonny Price. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Rehearsal for Project Polunin's SATORIPhoto Flash: First Look at Rehearsal for Project Polunin's SATORI
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

Sergei Polunin announces Project Polunin's SATORI, which will play a limited season at the London Coliseum from 5 to 10 December 2017, with a press night on Wednesday 6 December. (more...)

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