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New Art Club Returns to the UK Stages With a UK Tour of CUPID'S REVENGE Photo New Art Club Returns to the UK Stages With a UK Tour of CUPID'S REVENGE
by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2021

Cupid's Revenge is a 60-minute physical poem that plants Love  under the microscope of the 21st century. Performed on a set designed by Will Holt, centred around a 2-metre love heart that has crashed to earth, Cupid's Revenge uses rhythmic repetition and spoken text to spotlight love's idiosyncrasies and commonalities.

Scottish Opera Celebrates 50 Years of Pioneering Outreach and Education Work Photo Scottish Opera Celebrates 50 Years of Pioneering Outreach and Education Work
by Stephi Wild - Apr 23, 2021

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of its ground-breaking Outreach and Education programme department, Scottish Opera has announced further projects to bring music and performance into the lives of people across the country.

Scottish Opera Announces Programme of Activity for Winter 20/21 Photo Scottish Opera Announces Programme of Activity for Winter 20/21
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 25, 2020

Scottish Opera has unveiled a programme of digital and live performance as part of its 2020/21 Winter activity, including filmed productions of Così fan tutte and Hansel and Gretel.

National Theatre Of Scotland Announces New Digital And Streamed Theatre Projects Photo National Theatre Of Scotland Announces New Digital And Streamed Theatre Projects
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 1, 2020

The National Theatre of Scotland is set to continue its new work over the coming months, with an innovative mix of streamed theatre and digital projects, including two new productions from leading Scottish creatives Hannah Lavery and Adura Onashile, both addressing urgent contemporary and historical issues around race in Scotland today.

Line-up Announced For BEAM2020 Photo Line-up Announced For BEAM2020
by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2020

Today, Mercury Musical Developments and Musical Theatre Network, in partnership with Royal & Derngate Northampton, are delighted to announce the line-up for their upcoming BEAM2020 showcase. BEAM2020 is the UK's leading showcase for new British musical theatre writing and will take place on Thursday 26th March and Friday 27th March 2020 at Royal & Derngate, Northampton.

Young People's Theatre Presents World Premiere Of A MILLION BILLION PIECES Photo Young People's Theatre Presents World Premiere Of A MILLION BILLION PIECES
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 12, 2019

Young People's Theatre (YPT) is excited to present the world premiere of A Million Billion Pieces - a moving story of love directed by one of Canada's most celebrated actors and directors, Philip Akin (Artistic Director, Obsidian Theatre). In this bold new production, two teens are isolated by a rare disease that could prove deadly if they make contact. Craving connection, they progress from flirty DMs to a precarious encounter, each with their own reason to test what it is to live a?' and love a?' like other people. It will be presented in the Studio from November 25 to December 13, 2019, for ages 13 and up.

Sarah Fenwick Jazz Trio Comes to Technopolis 20 Photo Sarah Fenwick Jazz Trio Comes to Technopolis 20
by Stephi Wild - Aug 5, 2019

Jazz singer Sarah Fenwick reunites with the brilliant guitarist Marinos Neofytou and bassist Costas Challoumas for a night of original and standard melodies from the great traditions of jazz and blues, at Technopolis 20 garden, on Saturday, 10th of August 2019, at 8:30pm. The group plays songs from the CD 'Jazz Origins' as well as familiar and well-loved songs from the American Songbook.

Young People's Theatre Announces 2019/20 Season Photo Young People's Theatre Announces 2019/20 Season
by A.A. Cristi - May 6, 2019

Artistic Director Allen MacInnis and Executive Director Nancy J. Webster are thrilled to reveal the 2019/20 playbill at Young People's Theatre (YPT). The new season will feature eight outstanding shows on two stages, including two world premieres, one Canadian premiere, and the return of two audience favourites!

'Sarah Sings Gershwin' Comes to Technopolis 20 Photo 'Sarah Sings Gershwin' Comes to Technopolis 20
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2019

A jazz concert dedicated to the great jazz composer George Gershwin, where Sarah Fenwick sings his music accompanied by Dimitris Miaris on piano, Marios Spyrou on drums and Costas Challoumas on double bass, at Technopolis 20, on Monday, 25th of February 2019, at 8pm.

Opera Saratoga Announces DISCOVER!OPERA Program Photo Opera Saratoga Announces DISCOVER!OPERA Program
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 27, 2018

Opera Saratoga announced DISCOVER!OPERA, a new program to introduce area high school and college students to opera by providing free tickets to select performances as part of the company's annual Summer Festival, as well as access to related programs. This summer, Opera Saratoga will provide free tickets to students for two performances through the DISCOVER!OPERA program.

Opera Saratoga Announces DISCOVER!OPERA New Free Ticket Program For Students Photo Opera Saratoga Announces DISCOVER!OPERA New Free Ticket Program For Students
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 27, 2018

 Opera Saratoga announced DISCOVER!OPERA, a new program to introduce area high school and college students to opera by providing free tickets to select performances as part of the company's annual Summer Festival, as well as access to related programs. This summer, Opera Saratoga will provide free tickets to students for two performances through the DISCOVER!OPERA program.  

BWW Preview: Summertime and the Music is Easy, in the Northeast Photo BWW Preview: Summertime and the Music is Easy, in the Northeast
by Richard Sasanow - Jun 11, 2018

If you can't get enough of operas, symphonic concerts and a few musical theatre pieces thrown in for good measure, have I got a summer for you! Start in New York City and head north--almost around the corner, or a weekend (or more) away--and you'll find more than enough to keep you happy during the sultry weather ahead. (Even if it doesn't turn out quite so sultry…) It covers the gamut from Handel to Puccini, from serial podcasts to light opera, from dramma serio to musical comedy, with an added emphasis on Leonard Bernstein as the music world celebrates his 100th birthday.

Photo Flash: Agatha Christie's LOVE FROM A STRANGER Tours the UK Photo Photo Flash: Agatha Christie's LOVE FROM A STRANGER Tours the UK
by Julie Musbach - May 31, 2018

Fiery Angel and Royal & Derngate Northampton present Agatha Christie's Love From A Stranger, directed by Lucy Bailey. The production will launch in Northampton and play for three weeks from Friday 23 February, before embarking on a UK wide tour.

Opera Saratoga Announces Complete Casting And Programs For 2018 Summer Festival Photo Opera Saratoga Announces Complete Casting And Programs For 2018 Summer Festival
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2018

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson today announced the complete casting and programming for the company's 2018 Summer Festival, which will feature new productions of four operas at The Spa Little Theater in Spa State Park, along with a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events from May 26th through July 15th at venues throughout the region. Single tickets, as well as subscription packages, are on sale now at www.operasaratoga.org.

THE MERRY WIDOW, ROCKING HORSE WINNER and More Set for Opera Saratoga's 2018 Summer F Photo THE MERRY WIDOW, ROCKING HORSE WINNER and More Set for Opera Saratoga's 2018 Summer Festival Program
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2018

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced that the company's 2018 Summer Festival will feature new productions of four operas at The Spa Little Theatre in Spa State Park, along with a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events from May 26 through July 15 at venues throughout the region.

Florida Grand Opera Announces the 2018-19 Season Studio Artists Photo Florida Grand Opera Announces the 2018-19 Season Studio Artists
by Julie Musbach - May 17, 2018

After a national search, Florida Grand Opera (FGO) has chosen three new singers for the 2018-19 FGO Studio. One of the most respected and highly competitive studio programs in the nation, the FGO Studio, led by Artistic Directors Diana Soviero and Bernard Uzan, provides comprehensive career development to emerging artists who have demonstrated potential to make major contributions to the field of opera

Opera Saratoga Announces Complete Casting and Programs for 2018 Summer Festival Photo Opera Saratoga Announces Complete Casting and Programs for 2018 Summer Festival
by Julie Musbach - May 16, 2018

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson today announced the complete casting and programming for the company's 2018 Summer Festival, which will feature new productions of four operas at The Spa Little Theater in Spa State Park, along with a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events from May 26th through July 15th at venues throughout the region.

Photo Flash: First Look at NIGHTFALL at the Bridge Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look at NIGHTFALL at the Bridge Theatre
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2018

Barney Norris' Nightfall, directed by Laurie Sansom and starring Ophelia Lovibond (Lou), Ukweli Roach (Pete), Claire Skinner (Jenny) and Sion Daniel Young(Ryan) continues at the Bridge Theatre booking to 26 May 2018. For this world premiere Nightfall has designs by Rae Smith, lighting by Chris Davey and sound byChristopher Shutt with music composed by Gareth Williams.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals for London Theatre Company's NIGHTFALL Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals for London Theatre Company's NIGHTFALL
by Stephi Wild - Apr 5, 2018

The world premiere of Barney Norris' Nightfall, directed by Laurie Sansom, starring Ophelia Lovibond (Lou), Ukweli Roach (Pete), Claire Skinner (Jenny) and Sion Daniel Young (Ryan) will run at the Bridge Theatre from 28 April - 26 May 2018, with press night on 8 May 2018. Designed by Rae Smith, Nightfall will have lighting by Chris Davey, sound by Christopher Shutt with music composed by Gareth Williams.

Chris O'Dowd & Andie MacDowell Led LOVE AFTER LOVE Opens in New York Today Photo Chris O'Dowd & Andie MacDowell Led LOVE AFTER LOVE Opens in New York Today
by Macon Prickett - Mar 30, 2018

LOVE AFTER LOVE celebrates its New York opening today. Directed by Russell Harbaugh, the film stars Chris O'Dowd, Andie MacDowell, James Adomian, Juliet Rylance, Dree Hemingway, and Gareth Williams.

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