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Bio:
Faye Chiao is an award-winning composer of concert music, opera, and musical theater. Chiao has been honored with The Presser Music Award from The Presser Foundation, the Libby Larsen Prize from the International Alliance for Women in Music, and grants from The Puffin Foundation and OPERA ... (read complete bio)
 
Faye Chiao Headshot

Bio:
Faye Chiao is an award-winning composer of concert music, opera, and musical theater. Chiao has been honored with The Presser Music Award from The Presser Foundation, the Libby Larsen Prize from the International Alliance for Women in Music, and grants from The Puffin Foundation and OPERA ... (read complete bio)
Two River Theater Announces Summer Season; Comedian Hasan Minhaj, Joe Iconis, and Mor Photo Two River Theater Announces Summer Season; Comedian Hasan Minhaj, Joe Iconis, and More
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2021

Kicking it all off is the brand-new Plaza Players Series with Tony-Nominated writer and composer Joe Iconis (Be More Chill, Love in Hate Nation) joined by Lauren Marcus (Be More Chill, Love in Hate Nation) and other special guests.

Houston Grand Opera Hosts Virtual Summer Camp 'Discover Opera' Photo Houston Grand Opera Hosts Virtual Summer Camp 'Discover Opera'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2021

Beginning on June 14, youth aged 12-19 are invited to attend Houston Grand Opera's virtual summer camp, Discover Opera. As part of the camp, participants will collaborate to produce one-minute operatic videos inspired by the viral videos of TikTok star Daniel Mertzlufft.

Syracuse Stage Cold Read Festival Goes Virtual in 2021 Photo Syracuse Stage Cold Read Festival Goes Virtual in 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 12, 2021

 All plays were once new plays. That’s the idea behind Syracuse Stage’s Cold Read Festival of New Plays. Now in its fourth season, the Cold Read Festival has seven different events featuring some of the freshest voices writing for theater today, nationally and locally, scheduled for Tuesday, March 23, through Sunday, March 28.

Theatre Now Announces National Musical Writers Group Photo Theatre Now Announces National Musical Writers Group
by Stephi Wild - Feb 18, 2021

Theatre Now New York, a non-profit artists service organization and theatre company dedicated to supporting musical theatre writers, has established a new National Musical Writers Group which will bring together lyricists and composers from across the nation.

Theatre Now New York Announces National Musical Writers Group Photo Theatre Now New York Announces National Musical Writers Group
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 17, 2021

Theatre Now New York has established a new National Musical Writers Group which will bring together lyricists and composers from across the nation. The inaugural group members include: Jason Aguirre and Adam J. Rineer (Philadelphia); Mark Evan Chimsky (Portland, ME) and Zev Burrows (New York City); Ann E. Eskridge and Alton James (Detroit) & more.

Texas Opera Alliance Launches the Teen Opera Club of Texas Photo Texas Opera Alliance Launches the Teen Opera Club of Texas
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2020

The Texas Opera Alliance has announced the launch of the Teen Opera Club of Texas. In early October, Austin Opera (AO), The Dallas Opera (TDO), Fort Worth Opera (FWO), Houston Grand Opera (HGO), and OPERA San Antonio (OSA) announced the creation of TOA to advance and protect the future of the art form in Texas.

HGOco And League Of Women Voters Of Houston Partner On KATIE: STRONGEST OF THE STRONG Photo HGOco And League Of Women Voters Of Houston Partner On KATIE: STRONGEST OF THE STRONG
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 26, 2020

Houston Grand Opera's HGOco and League of Women Voters of Houston are partnering to present a special live stream airing of Faye Chiao and Anton Dudley's Katie: Strongest of the Strong.

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Celebrates 20th Edition With Noah Galvin, Dee Ros Photo THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Celebrates 20th Edition With Noah Galvin, Dee Roscioli and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2020

Last night, The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues celebrated their milestone 20th edition in song! An incredible team of writers, composers, and actors collaborated from afar to write, rehearse, perform and produce 11 all-new musical monologues in just 24 hours.

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES' 20th Edition Stars Noah Galvin, Kate Rockwell, J Photo THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES' 20th Edition Stars Noah Galvin, Kate Rockwell, James Lapine, and More
by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2020

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues celebrate their milestone 20th edition tonight with a musical round! An incredible team of writers, composers, and actors will collaborate from afar to write, rehearse, perform and produce 12 all-new pieces in just 24 hours. Beginning at 6 PM ET, the musical monologues will be published, one every 15 minutes.

Houston Grand Opera Launches HGO DIGITAL, The Sarah and Ernest Butler Performance Ser Photo Houston Grand Opera Launches HGO DIGITAL, The Sarah and Ernest Butler Performance Series, This Fall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2020

Houston Grand Opera has announced HGO Digital, its all-new program of digital works for the 2020-21 season. Starting in September and extending through April 2021, HGO will release original video content bimonthly for audiences to enjoy from the comfort of their homes, free of charge.

Daveed Diggs, John Gallagher Jr, Jelani Alladin and More Featured in THE 24 HOUR PLAY Photo Daveed Diggs, John Gallagher Jr, Jelani Alladin and More Featured in THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MUSICALS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2020

Last night, The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues released a surprise-pivot for Round Six -The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Musicals was released on IGTV @24hourplays and at https://24hourplays.com/viral-monologues/.

Daveed Diggs, John Gallagher Jr and More to Take Part in 24 Hour Plays First-Ever VIR Photo Daveed Diggs, John Gallagher Jr and More to Take Part in 24 Hour Plays First-Ever VIRAL MUSICALS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2020

The Playwrights Realm Will Present 2020 INK'D Festival of New Plays Photo The Playwrights Realm Will Present 2020 INK'D Festival of New Plays
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2020

The Playwrights Realm (Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing Director Roberta Pereira) will presents the 2020 INK'D Festival of New Plays, showcasing new works by this year's Realm Writing Fellows Tanya Everett, Maya Macdonald, Tasha Gordon-Solmon, and Christopher Reyes (February 24-27). The festival's plays offer vast tonal and stylistic variation while cohering around complex contemplations of structural issues. INK'D has proven to be an indispensable launching pad for the voices driving the future of playwriting. This year's powerful slate continues to introduce audiences to a diversity of fresh perspectives, thereby underscoring theater's potential to expand the possibilities of dramatic storytelling and engage with the world around it.

Houston Grand Opera's 2020-21 Season To Feature Opera Favorites And Company Premieres Photo Houston Grand Opera's 2020-21 Season To Feature Opera Favorites And Company Premieres
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 16, 2020

Houston Grand Opera has announced its 2020a?"21 season, featuring a repertoire of beloved classics, company premieres, and a much-anticipated world premiere. The 66th season opens with audience favorite Carmen. American mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard makes her HGO and role debut as Carmen in the revival of Rob Ashford's acclaimed 2014 production of Bizet's classic. She is joined by tenor Andrea Caré as Don José, bass-baritone Christian Pursell as Escamillo, and Anita Hartig as Micaela, all making their HGO debuts. The production will be conducted by HGO Principal Guest Conductor Eun Sun Kim.

The Playwrights Realm Announces 2019-2020 Writing Fellows And 2019-2020 Scratchpad Se Photo The Playwrights Realm Announces 2019-2020 Writing Fellows And 2019-2020 Scratchpad Series Playwrights
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 6, 2019

The Playwrights Realm today announces recipients of two career-propelling development programs the organizationa?"led by Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing Director Roberta Pereiraa?"offers to gifted, incisive, and diverse playwrights. Now entering its thirteenth season, The Realm has continually produced work by brave new voices and expanded its commitment to providing holistic support to playwrights striving to make a life in the arts.

New Victory Announces 2019-20 New Victory LabWorks Artists Photo New Victory Announces 2019-20 New Victory LabWorks Artists
by Julie Musbach - Aug 28, 2019

New Victory announces the 2019-20 New Victory LabWorks Artists, a roster of NYC artists pursuing the creation of innovative, adventurous new work for young audiences. With the unique opportunity to hold invited rehearsals for New Victory Member families, New Victory LabWorks Artists garner invaluable responses and feedback from their target audience: kids.

The New Victory Theater Announces 2018-19 New Victory LabWorks Artists Photo The New Victory Theater Announces 2018-19 New Victory LabWorks Artists
by Julie Musbach - Aug 22, 2018

The New Victory Theater announces the 2018-19 New Victory LabWorks Artists, NYC-based artists pursuing the creation of bold and exciting performing arts for family audiences.

Prospect Theater Company's WORLD VIEWS Presents Art-Inspired Mini-Musicals in Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2017

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, will present WORLD VIEWS, a collection of new mini-musicals in concert, the culmination of Prospect's 2017 Musical Theater Lab. WORLD VIEWS, the company's 11th lab performance, will be presented tonight, July 8, 2017 at 8pm at The TimesCenter.

Prospect Theater Company Announces Cast of WORLD VIEWS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, has announced the cast for WORLD VIEWS, a collection of new mini-musicals in concert, the culmination of Prospect's 2017 Musical Theater Lab. WORLD VIEWS, the company's 11th lab performance, will be presented on July 8, 2017 at 8pm at The TimesCenter.

Prospect Theater Company's WORLD VIEWS to Present Art-Inspired Mini-Musicals in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, will present WORLD VIEWS, a collection of new mini-musicals in concert, the culmination of Prospect's 2017 Musical Theater Lab. WORLD VIEWS, the company's 11th lab performance, will be presented on July 8, 2017 at 8pm at The TimesCenter.

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