Houston Grand Opera News

Theatre World Mourns The Passing  Of Theatre Under The Stars And 5th Avenue Theatre Founder, Frank M. YoungTheatre World Mourns The Passing Of Theatre Under The Stars And 5th Avenue Theatre Founder, Frank M. Young
by David Green - Sep 22, 2017

Frank M. Young, 77, the founder of Houston's Theatre Under The Stars, Seattle's 5th Avenue Musical Theatre Company, and the New York-based National Alliance for Musical Theatre, died Wednesday in Palm Springs, California. Young directed the activities of TUTS from its inception in 1968 until his retirement in 2006. For two years in a row he was named by the national Theatre Week magazine as one of the 100 most powerful people in American theatre. (more...)

Theater District Houston Announces Hurricane Harvey BenefitTheater District Houston Announces Hurricane Harvey Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Theater District Houston presents Houston Strong: A Theater District Benefit Honoring Local Heroes on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, beginning at 8 p.m. at Miller Outdoor Theatre. (more...)

American Lyric Theater to Introduce THE NEW CREW with Special SalonAmerican Lyric Theater to Introduce THE NEW CREW with Special Salon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

American Lyric Theater presents The New Crew, a salon including performances by and discussions with American Lyric Theater's newest Resident Artists in the Composer Librettist Development Program: composers Shuying Li, Andy Teirstein, and Liliya Ugay; librettists Lorene Cary, Julian Crouch, and Lila Palmer; and dramaturg Antigoni Gaitana. (more...)

Long Beach Opera Presents THE CONSUL at the Centinela Center for the Performing ArtsLong Beach Opera Presents THE CONSUL at the Centinela Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

On October 14, 20 and 22, Long Beach Opera (LBO) will present three performances of The Consul with music and libretto by Gian Carlo Menotti, and starring Patricia Racette, making her Long Beach Opera debut at the Centinela Valley Center for the Arts, Lawndale. (more...)

PRINCE OF BROADWAY Announces Extension Through 10/29PRINCE OF BROADWAY Announces Extension Through 10/29
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 19, 2017

The Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince, will now play through Sunday, October 29 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre due to popular demand. This limited engagement, which began previews August 3 and opened August 24, is produced by Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer), by special arrangement with Gorgeous Entertainment. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents San Francisco Opera: Girls of the Golden WestWorks & Process at the Guggenheim Presents San Francisco Opera: Girls of the Golden West
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents San Francisco Opera: Girls of the Golden West on Thursday and Friday, September 21 and 22, 2017 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Works & Process presents San Francisco Opera: Girls of the Golden West, 9/21-22Works & Process presents San Francisco Opera: Girls of the Golden West, 9/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents San Francisco Opera: Girls of the Golden West on Thursday and Friday, September 21 and 22, 2017 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Cast Announced for THE SLAVES OF SOLITUDE at Hampstead TheatreCast Announced for THE SLAVES OF SOLITUDE at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Nicholas Wright's The Slaves of Solitude directed by Jonathan Kent. (more...)

Cincinnati Opera to Release Premiere Recording of Gregory Spears' FELLOW TRAVELERSCincinnati Opera to Release Premiere Recording of Gregory Spears' FELLOW TRAVELERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Cincinnati Opera releases the live audio recording of the world premiere production of Gregory Spears and Greg Pierce's ravishing new opera, Fellow Travelers, directed by Kevin Newbury and featuring the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra conducted by Mark Gibson (out September 15 (digital) and September 29 (physical) on Fanfare Cincinnati). (more...)

AZ Opera's RIDERS OF THE PURPLE SAGE Set for Nationwide Broadcast This FallAZ Opera's RIDERS OF THE PURPLE SAGE Set for Nationwide Broadcast This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Arizona Opera's electrifying premiere of the new American opera Riders of the Purple Sage will be released for broadcast nationally on November 25, 2017. (more...)

BWW Feature: Opera In The Heights' CIRCLE OF FIFTHS Invites Young Professionals to Collaborative Assortment of Houston Performance ArtBWW Feature: Opera In The Heights' CIRCLE OF FIFTHS Invites Young Professionals to Collaborative Assortment of Houston Performance Art
by Audrey Morabito - Sep 13, 2017

Now launching its second season, Opera In The Heights has announced the 2017-18 lineup for their young professional's arts subscription series, CIRCLE OF FIFTHS, a collaborative project designed to bring awareness of various arts organizations to the enthusiastic, young professional audience member. As discussed below by Founder Paige Myrick, this all-inclusive, diverse arts pass will immerse the audience member in a wide variety of performance genres present in the world of Houston entertainment: music, theatre, opera, and dance. (more...)

Toronto Symphony Orchestra Welcomes New Members; RBC Resident Conductor & TSYO Conductor Earl Lee to Act as TSYO Artistic DirectorToronto Symphony Orchestra Welcomes New Members; RBC Resident Conductor & TSYO Conductor Earl Lee to Act as TSYO Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

As the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) opens its 96th season on September 19 at Roy Thomson Hall, eight new musicians join the ensemble: Kelly Zimba, Principal Flute; Charles Settle, Principal Percussion; Michael Chiarello, Associate Principal Double Bass; Miles Jaques, Bass Clarinet; Alastair Eng, Cello; Douglas Kwon, Violin; Clare Semes, Violin; and Nicholas Hartman, Horn. (more...)

OPERA America's Onstage Announces Opera Center SeasonOPERA America's Onstage Announces Opera Center Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera and the nation's leading champion for American opera, announces its 2017 2018 season of Onstage at the Opera Center, which begins on Thursday, October 5, 2017, and runs through May 2018. (more...)

Rameau's SYMPATHY to Make American Premiere with Victory Hall OperaRameau's SYMPATHY to Make American Premiere with Victory Hall Opera
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Victory Hall Opera will present the American Premiere of Jean-Philippe Rameau's Sympathy (1751, original title: Acante et Cephise ou La Sympathie), performed in French with English supertitles at The Haven, 112 Market Street, Charlottesville VA, 22902. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Staging of ELEKTRA Thrills at San Francisco OperaPhoto Flash: New Staging of ELEKTRA Thrills at San Francisco Opera
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2017

San Francisco Opera's production of Richard Strauss'Elektra opens in a new staging by acclaimed English director Keith Warner at the War Memorial Opera House on Saturday, September 9. Absent from the Company's repertory for two decades, Strauss' 1909 opera, with a libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal and based on the Greek tragedy by Sophocles, returns with a powerful cast headlined by soprano Christine Goerke in the title role. Hungarian conductor Henrik Nanasi makes his Company debut leading the San Francisco Opera Orchestra (more...)

Hal Prince to Chat, Sign New Memoir SENSE OF OCCASION at The Drama Book ShopHal Prince to Chat, Sign New Memoir SENSE OF OCCASION at The Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The Drama Book Shop will welcome legendary producer and director Harold Prince to celebrate the publication of his new memoir, Sense of Occasion, on Tuesday, September 12th at 4:00pm. (more...)

The Idea Fund Opens Round Ten ApplicationsThe Idea Fund Opens Round Ten Applications
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The Idea Fund is launching Round Ten of its direct grants to artists and will host several info sessions providing more information around the Houston area. (more...)

Hal Prince Set for Post-Show Talks at PRINCE OF BROADWAYHal Prince Set for Post-Show Talks at PRINCE OF BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced post-show conversations following select performances of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince. (more...)

Rose Kingsley to Go THROUGH THE YEARS WITH JOHNNY MERCER at Feinstein's/54 BelowRose Kingsley to Go THROUGH THE YEARS WITH JOHNNY MERCER at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Rose Kingsley in "Through The Years With Johnny Mercer" on October 24th, 2017 at 9:30 pm. (more...)

Interactive Kids Show GARBAGE ISLAND 4.0 Pushes Opening Due to Hurricane HarveyInteractive Kids Show GARBAGE ISLAND 4.0 Pushes Opening Due to Hurricane Harvey
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Rec Room's new episode of the kids interactive sketch comedy show, GARBAGE ISLAND 4.0, has been postponed due to Hurricane Harvey. The new opening date will be Saturday, September 23rd, for a run through October 7th, with shows at 10:30am and 1 pm. (more...)

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