BWW Review: Finally, Netrebko Gives Us a Gala Opening at the Met, with Spectacular AIDABWW Review: Finally, Netrebko Gives Us a Gala Opening at the Met, with Spectacular AIDA
by Richard Sasanow - Sep 29, 2018

The synopsis of Verdi's AIDA, with Ghislanzoni's smart libretto, places it in 'Egypt, during the reign of the pharaohs.' For the first performance of the opera this season, on Wednesday, they should have changed that to 'during the reign of soprano Anna Netrebko,' because she owned the stage from the moment she entered. (more...)

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At American Ballet Theatre's GISELLEPhoto Flash: Get A First Look At American Ballet Theatre's GISELLE
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

American Ballet Theatre's 2018 Spring Season opens with eight performances of Giselle beginning Monday evening, May 14, led by Hee Seo in the title role, opposite Roberto Bolle as Albrecht and Gillian Murphy as Myrta. Guest Artist Natalia Osipova will perform the title role on Friday, May 18 opposite David Hallberg as Albrecht. (more...)

American Ballet Theatre Announces 2018 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera HouseAmerican Ballet Theatre Announces 2018 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

American Ballet Theatre's 2018 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House, May 14 - July 7, will feature the World Premieres of AFTERITE by Wayne McGregor and Harlequinade by ABT Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky. Tickets for ABT's 2018 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House go on sale at the box office on Sunday, March 25 at 12 Noon. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

The Met: Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera's award-winning series of live high-definition cinema simulcasts, will begin its 13th season on October 6, with the Met's grand production of Verdi's Aida, starring one of the world's most acclaimed sopranos, Anna Netrebko. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Brandon Cole's IMPERFECT LOVEPhoto Coverage: Meet the Company of Brandon Cole's IMPERFECT LOVE
by Linda Lenzi - Feb 5, 2018

Due to popular demand, The Left Wing, in association with John Turturro, extends the world premiere production of Brandon Cole's Imperfect Love to February 25. Directed by Michael Di Jiacomo, Imperfect Love is inspired by the tumultuous life of the great Italian actress Eleonora Duse (1858-1924) and her nine-year love affair with the poet and playwright Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863-1938). The production, which is set to open on February 4, runs at The Connelly Theater and features set and costume design by the Academy Award-winning Italian designer Gianni Quaranta (Merchant-Ivory's A Room with a View). Turturro's 1998 film, Illuminata, which was co-written by Cole and Turturro, was based on Cole's Imperfect Love. (more...)

Brandon Cole's IMPERFECT LOVE Extends at The Connelly TheaterBrandon Cole's IMPERFECT LOVE Extends at The Connelly Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

Due to popular demand, The Left Wing, in association with John Turturro, extends the world premiere production of Brandon Cole's Imperfect Love to February 25. Directed by Michael Di Jiacomo, Imperfect Love is inspired by the tumultuous life of the great Italian actress Eleonora Duse (1858-1924) and her nine-year love affair with the poet and playwright Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863-1938). The production, which is set to open on February 4, runs at The Connelly Theater and features set and costume design by the Academy Award-winning Italian designer Gianni Quaranta (Merchant-Ivory's A Room with a View). Turturro's 1998 film, Illuminata, which was co-written by Cole and Turturro, was based on Cole's Imperfect Love. (more...)

The Left Wing, In Association With John Turturro, Presents IMPERFECT LOVEThe Left Wing, In Association With John Turturro, Presents IMPERFECT LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

The Left Wing, in association with John Turturro, presents the world premiere production of Brandon Cole's Imperfect Love, a serious comedy in two acts. Directed by Michael Di Jiacomo, Imperfect Love is inspired by the tumultuous life of the great Italian actress Eleonora Duse (1858 1924) and her nine-year love affair with the poet and playwright Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863 1938). The production, which runs January 25 February 18 at The Connelly Theater, features costume and set design by the Academy Award-winning Italian designer Gianni Quaranta (Merchant-Ivory's A Room with a View, Zeffirelli's Romeo and Juliet) and is scheduled to open on February 4. Turturro's 1998 film, Illuminata, which was co-written by Cole and Turturro, was based on Cole's Imperfect Love. (more...)

The Left Wing, In Association With John Turturro, Presents Brandon Cole's IMPERFECT LOVEThe Left Wing, In Association With John Turturro, Presents Brandon Cole's IMPERFECT LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

The Left Wing, in association with John Turturro, presents the world premiere production of Brandon Cole's Imperfect Love, a serious comedy in two acts. Directed by Michael Di Jiacomo, Imperfect Love is inspired by the tumultuous life of the great Italian actress Eleonora Duse (1858 1924) and her nine-year love affair with the poet and playwright Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863 1938). The production, which runs January 24 February 18, 2018, at The Connelly Theater, features costume and set design by the Academy Award-winning Italian designer Gianni Quaranta (Merchant-Ivory's A Room with a View, Zeffirelli's Romeo and Juliet) and is scheduled to open on February 4. Turturro's 1998 film, Illuminata, which was co-written by Cole and Turturro, was based on Cole's Imperfect Love. (more...)

ABT Announces Casting for GISELLE, THE GOLDEN COCKEREL & LE CORSAIRE
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Casting for the third and fourth weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2017 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. (more...)

ABT Announces Casting for First Two Weeks at The Met
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2017

Casting for the first two weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2017 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. (more...)

Met Box Office to Open Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

American Ballet Theatre's 2017 Spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House, May 15-July 8, will feature the New York Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's Whipped Cream and the Company Premiere of Ratmansky's Souvenir d'un lieu cher. Tickets for ABT's Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House go on sale at the box office on Sunday, March 26 at 12 Noon. (more...)

American Ballet Theatre's 2017 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

American Ballet Theatre's 2017 Spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House, May 15-July 8, will feature the New York Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's Whipped Cream and the Company Premiere of Ratmansky's Souvenir d'un lieu cher, it was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.   (more...)

Netflix's BEASTS OF NO NATION Wins 3 Awards at Capri, Hollywood International Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

Quentin Tarantino's “The Hateful Eight” has dominated the 20th edition of Capri, Hollywood - The International Film Festival, which closed over the weekend (more...)

Grande successo per la prima di VACANZE ROMANE al Teatro Sistina
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

Una prima da sogno per l'inaugurazione della stagione del Teatro Sistina. Accolti da una selva di telecamere e flash impazziti, Serena Autieri e Paolo Conticini sono arrivati sul red capet in sella alla mitica e rombante Vespa, vestiti in abiti di scena, abbracciati e sognanti come i due innamorati dell'indimenticabile film. (more...)

Serena Autieri e Paolo Conticini al Sistina in VACANZE ROMANE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

Grande attesa per la nuova edizione di "Vacanze romane", la commedia musicale piu romantica di tutti i tempi, che vede protagonisti Serena Autieri e Paolo Conticini. (more...)

American Ballet Theatre Sets Casting for Spring 2015 Season at the Met
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

Casting for the third and fourth weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2015 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. (more...)

Casting Announced for First Two Weeks of ABT's 2015 Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

Casting for the first two weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2015 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.  (more...)

Tickets to Go on Sale 3/22 for American Ballet Theatre's 2015 Season at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

American Ballet Theatre's 2015 season at the Metropolitan Opera House, May 11-July 4, will be highlighted by the New York Premiere of an all-new production of The Sleeping Beauty, a revival of Lar Lubovitch's Othello and repertory programs featuring historic works in celebration of the Company's 75th Anniversary Season. Tickets for ABT's Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House go on sale at the box office on Sunday, March 22 at 9:00 A.M. (more...)

THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, OTHELLO and More Set for ABT's Spring 2015 Season at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

American Ballet Theatre's 2015 season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. The season will be highlighted by the New York Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's all-new production of The Sleeping Beauty, a revival of Lar Lubovitch's Othello and repertory programs featuring historic works in celebration of the Company's 75th Anniversary Season. (more...)

THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, OTHELLO and More Set for ABT's Spring 2015 Season at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

American Ballet Theatre's 2015 season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. The season will be highlighted by the New York Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's all-new production of The Sleeping Beauty, a revival of Lar Lubovitch's Othello and repertory programs featuring historic works in celebration of the Company's 75th Anniversary Season. (more...)

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