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Puccini's LA BOHEME Returns To The Big Screen At The Ridgefield Playhouse Photo Puccini's LA BOHEME Returns To The Big Screen At The Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

The world's most popular opera, Puccini's La Boheme returns to The Ridgefield Playhouse screen in Franco Zeffirelli's' acclaimed production for The Metropolitan Opera Sunday, July 7th at 4pm. Zeffirelli's picturesque staging, an audience favorite for more than 30 years, features a winning young cast, including soprano Kristine Opolais and tenor Vittorio Grigolo as the lovers Mimi and Rodolfo. Stefano Ranzani conducts. This screening is part of Atria Senior Living Classical Series underwritten by Jeanne Cook, Liz & Steven Goldstone, and Sabina & Walter Slavin, with support from Whistle Stop Bakery.

Franco Zeffirelli, Film and Stage Director Known For ROMEO AND JULIET, Dies at 96 Photo Franco Zeffirelli, Film and Stage Director Known For ROMEO AND JULIET, Dies at 96
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2019

Italian director Franco Zeffirelli was died at age 96, according to AP.

Cast Announced For SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS Photo Cast Announced For SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019

Birmingham Hippodrome is proud to announce the all-star line-up for this year's must-see pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs which plays from Saturday 21 December 2019 - Sunday 2 February 2020.

Met Opera's LA BOHEME Will Screen at Ridgefield Playhouse Photo Met Opera's LA BOHEME Will Screen at Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019

The world's most popular opera, Puccini's La Boheme returns to The Ridgefield Playhouse screen in Franco Zeffirelli's' acclaimed production for The Metropolitan Opera Sunday, July 7th at 4pm. Zeffirelli's picturesque staging, an audience favorite for more than 30 years, features a winning young cast, including soprano Kristine Opolais and tenor Vittorio Grigolo as the lovers Mimi and Rodolfo. Stefano Ranzani conducts. This screening is part of Atria Senior Living Classical Series underwritten by Jeanne Cook, Liz & Steven Goldstone, and Sabina & Walter Slavin, with support from Whistle Stop Bakery.

The Met Announces 2019 Summer Encores Photo The Met Announces 2019 Summer Encores
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

Beginning Wednesday, June 19, the Met will present Summer Encores, featuring select performances from the celebrated Live in HD series, in more than 400 movie theaters across the United States and Canada. The 2019 Summer Encores opens with Gounod's Roméo et Juliette, seen in Tony Award-winning director Bartlett Sher's acclaimed production, with tenor Vittorio Grigolo and soprano Diana Damrau as the star-crossed lovers. The series continues with the Met's classic production of Puccini's La Bohème; Rossini's comedy Il Barbiere di Siviglia with a winning cast led by mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, tenor Juan Diego Flórez, and baritone Peter Mattei; and Verdi's monumental Aida, with superstar soprano Anna Netrebko in the title role, opposite mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili as her rival, Amneris.

New Rochelle Opera Honors Palumbo And Buchalter At Annual Spring Gala Photo New Rochelle Opera Honors Palumbo And Buchalter At Annual Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019

New Rochelle Opera will honor Metropolitan Opera Chorus Master Donald Palumbo and Metropolitan Opera Assistant Conductor Gregory Buchalter at its Annual Spring Gala on Thursday, May 2, 2019. The event will take place at VIP Country Club, 600 Davenport Avenue, New Rochelle, NY at 6:30 pm. The fundraiser ushers in the Company's 34th season of bringing high-quality, affordable opera to Westchester County.

Wake Up With BWW 3/19: OKLAHOMA! on Broadway Begins Previews, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 3/19: OKLAHOMA! on Broadway Begins Previews, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 19, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld, and happy Tuesday! Kick off another work day by catching up on the latest Broadway news!

Festival Verdi 2019 Il Programma Della XIX Edizione Photo Festival Verdi 2019 Il Programma Della XIX Edizione
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

I due Foscari, Aida, Luisa Miller, Nabucco sono le opere in programma alla XIX edizione del Festival Verdi, in programma dal 26 settembre al 20 ottobre 2019 al Teatro Regio di Parma, al Teatro Giuseppe Verdi di Busseto e da quest'anno, per la prima volta in assoluto, alla monumentale Chiesa di San Francesco del Prato del XIII secolo, per oltre duecento anni trasformata in carcere, poi abbandonata, oggi vero e proprio cantiere in corso di restauro nel cuore della citta, che il festival consentira di scoprire.

NY City Opera To Present Soprano Aprile Millo In Concert Photo NY City Opera To Present Soprano Aprile Millo In Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

New York City Opera (under the direction of Michael Capasso, General Director) will present, in a rare New York appearance, beloved soprano Aprile Millo in concert Today, January 30 at 7:30pm at Zankel Hall (881 Seventh Avenue, at 56th Street). 

BWW Interview: Chita Rivera on Her Career & Concerts at Cadogan Hall Photo BWW Interview: Chita Rivera on Her Career & Concerts at Cadogan Hall
by Rona Kelly - Jan 16, 2019

An icon of the theatre world, Chita Rivera comes to London next month to play Cadogan Hall for just two concerts. Talking to her about returning to her 'second home', Chita also shares what audiences can expect from the concerts, as well as her journey from having 'never seen a Broadway show' to being presented with the 2018 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre.

VIDEO: NY City Opera To Present Soprano Aprile Millo In Concert Photo VIDEO: NY City Opera To Present Soprano Aprile Millo In Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2018

New York City Opera (under the direction of Michael Capasso, General Director) will present, in a rare New York appearance, beloved soprano Aprile Millo in concert Wednesday, January 30 at 7:30pm at Zankel Hall (881 Seventh Avenue, at 56th Street). 

NY City Opera To Present Soprano Aprile Millo In Concert Photo NY City Opera To Present Soprano Aprile Millo In Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2018

New York City Opera (under the direction of Michael Capasso, General Director) will present, in a rare New York appearance, beloved soprano Aprile Millo in concert Wednesday, January 30 at 7:30pm at Zankel Hall (881 Seventh Avenue, at 56th Street). 

LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART and A DOLL'S HOUSE Among Coyote Stageworks Play Dates Read Photo LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART and A DOLL'S HOUSE Among Coyote Stageworks Play Dates Reader's Series
by David Green - Dec 14, 2018

 Coyote StageWorks, the Coachella Valley-based award-winning Actors' Equity professional theater company, announced that it has added three more FREE plays to its popular free "Play Dates" Reader's Series. Play Dates is a free Educational Community Outreach Program that features fresh or classic, compelling scripts read by new and established actors and are offered at the Camelot Theatre/Palm Springs Cultural Center. The upcoming new Play Dates are "Eugene Walter At Large" (a new, original work) on December 16, "Lips Together, Teeth Apart" (a revisiting of a modern classic on the 25th anniversary of its original Off-Broadway production) on February 24, and "A Doll's House, Part 2" (a 2017 Tony Award winner and recently listed as 'The most produced play of the season in the US.') on June 2.  All events start at 2 PM and are free and open to the public. Tickets are available on the day of the reading at the Palm Springs Cultural Center/Camelot Theatre on a 'first-come, first-served' basis.

La Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional Hará Homenaje Al Compositor Italiano Nino Rota Photo La Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional Hará Homenaje Al Compositor Italiano Nino Rota
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

En el penúltimo programa de su temporada 2018, la Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional (OSN) hará un homenaje a uno de los compositores italianos más sobresalientes del siglo XX: Nino Rota, con la revisión de algunas de las obras más destacadas que compuso para la cinematografía universal.

Robert Powell And Susan Jameson Visit Theatre Royal Winchester Photo Robert Powell And Susan Jameson Visit Theatre Royal Winchester
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

On Sunday 9th December Robert Powell and Susan Jameson visit Theatre Royal Winchester for A Victorian Christmas; a lookback at the history of the festive season.

Ballet Hispánico School Of Dance Announces Fall 2018 Adult Dance & Fitness Classes Photo Ballet Hispánico School Of Dance Announces Fall 2018 Adult Dance & Fitness Classes
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

The Ballet Hispanico School of Dance offers adult dance and fitness classes that will keep you moving, fit, and energized. Classes are open to dancers of all levels ages 16 and up (no previous dance experience required). Cost: $20 drop-in class, $90 for 5-class card, $170 for a 10-class card. For more information, visit https://www.ballethispanico.org/classes/adult.

Guest Blog: Les Enfants Terribles' Oliver Lansley On THE TRENCH Photo Guest Blog: Les Enfants Terribles' Oliver Lansley On THE TRENCH
by Guest Blog: Oliver Lansley - Oct 4, 2018

So last night was my first performance of The Trench since 2012. We are bringing the show back to the Southwark Playhouse to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War.

Jasper Britton, Sia Dauda, and More Will Lead The Menier Chocolate Factory's Revival  Photo Jasper Britton, Sia Dauda, and More Will Lead The Menier Chocolate Factory's Revival Of PACK OF LIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

With Spamilton: An American Parody currently running at the theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces full casting for their major revival of Hugh Whitemore's Pack of Lies. Hannah Chissick directs Jasper Britton as (Stewart), Sia Dauda (Sally), Alasdair Harvey (Peter Kroger), Chris Larkin (Bob Jackson), Macy Nyman (Julie Jackson), Tracy-Ann Oberman (Helen Kroger), Natalie Walter (Thelma) and Finty Williams (Barbara Jackson). The production opens on 1 October, with previews from 20 September, and runs until 17 November.

Vittorio Grigolo and Nicole Car to Star in Puccini's LA BOHEME Photo Vittorio Grigolo and Nicole Car to Star in Puccini's LA BOHEME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

Puccini's La Bohème, the most-performed opera in Met history, returns to the repertory in the opening week of the 2018-19 season, with 11 performances of Franco Zeffirelli's beloved production from September 25. Initial performances feature three much anticipated Met debuts

Judi Dench to Receive the Donostia Award at the San Sebastian Festival Photo Judi Dench to Receive the Donostia Award at the San Sebastian Festival
by TV News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

The British actress Judi Dench will receive the prestigious Donostia Award at the 66th edition of the San Sebastian Festival next month. The Festival's highest honorary award will be presented on Tuesday, September 25th, prior to the screening of Trevor Nunn's Red Joan, in which Dench plays a woman whose tranquil life is suddenly disrupted when she's arrested by MI5 and accused of providing intelligence to Communist Russia.

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