Tanglewood's season-long Bernstein centennial celebration will culminate in a gala concert on Bernstein's actual 100th birthday, August 25, to be recorded by Great Performances for an exclusive U.S. broadcast premiere December 28 at 9 p.m. on PBS (more...)
Tanglewood's season-long Bernstein centennial celebration-one of the most comprehensive looks at Bernstein's amazing impact on the worlds of music and theater taking place in the anniversary year-will culminate in a gala concert on Bernstein's actual 100th birthday, August 25. Reflecting the season-long theme, The Bernstein Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood concert will spotlight Bernstein's wide-ranging talents as a composer, his many gifts as a great interpreter and champion of other composers, his role as an inspirer of a new generation of musicians and music lovers across the country and around the globe, and his presence as a driving musical force at Tanglewood, 1940-1990. (more...)
If you thought you knew the story of 'The Princess and The Pea,' you may be in for a walloping surprise! Did you know, for instance, that Princess Winnifred actually swam the moat to reach Prince Dauntless the Drab? Or that Lady Larken's love for Sir Harry provided a rather compelling reason that she reach the bridal altar post haste? Or that, in fact, it wasn't the pea at all that caused the princess a sleepless night? Carried on a wave of wonderful songs, by turns hilarious and raucous, romantic and melodic, this rollicking spin on the familiar classic of royal courtship and comeuppance provides for some side-splitting shenanigans. Chances are you'll never look at fairy tales quite the same way again.
Performances run May 4th thru May 20th, 2018 at Little Theatre Off Broadway, 3981 Broadway, Grove City, Ohio. For reservations/more info visit: http://www.ltob.org or call 614-875-3919 (more...)
Death Takes a Holiday is based on the poetic conception of death suspending all activities for three days during which he falls in love with a beautiful girl and through her realizes why mortals fear him. The mood of the play is established with remarkable skill and while it is charged with exciting moments, it is a perfect background for a love story that is as simple as it is appealing. Adapted in English by Walter Ferris. Directed By Donnie Lockwood. Cast includes: Sam Clements - Shadow/Prince Sirki, Michelle A. Sandler Grazia, Christopher Bowen - Duke Lambert, Ashley Collins - Duchess Stephanie, Keith Maloney - Baron Cesarea, Tammy McClellan - Princess Marie, Dana Bauman Alda, Alex Caperton Corrado, John Grote - Eric Fenton, Colleen Underwood - Rhoda Fenton, Mark Dubovec - Major Whitread, Jennifer Burton Cora, Michael Shafer Fedele. Performances run January 12th thru January 28th, 2018 at Little Theatre Off Broadway, 3981 Broadway, Grove City, Ohio. For reservations/more info visit: http://www.ltob.org or call 614-875-3919 (more...)
Daring sword fights, beheadings, mob rule, a wedding and a prince! What more could you ask for? As the Reign of Terror reaches its bloody climax in 1794, a brave band of Englishmen risk their lives to rescue the intended victims of the guillotine. Their leader is an enigmatic hero known only by his calling card: the red, star-shaped wildflower, the Scarlet Pimpernel. Based on the classic novel by Baroness Orczy, the musical vividly portrays the romance, intrigue and horrors of one of the most tumultuous periods in history, mixing historical fact with dramatic adventure. Performances run May 18th thru May 21st, 2017 at Little Theatre Off Broadway, 3981 Broadway, Grove City, Ohio. For reservations/more info visit: http://www.ltob.org or call 614-875-3919 (more...)
Forty primary school teachers from across New South Wales have been selected to participate in the Sydney Symphony Orchestra's highly acclaimed annual teacher-training program, TunED-Up, to be held in Sydney on 10-14 January. (more...)
A musical, non-stop laugh-fest with plot twists and turns, cases of mistaken identity, slamming doors, and a showgirl or two in which Pseudolus, a crafty slave, struggles to win the hand of a beautiful but slow-witted courtesan named Philia, for his young master, Hero, in exchange for his freedom. (more...)
Fifty-five primary school teachers from all across New South Wales have been selected to spend five days training with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in its highly acclaimed TunED-Up program, held 18 to 22 January. (more...)
Fifty primary school teachers, hailing primarily from public schools in regional NSW and Western Sydney, will travel to Sydney this month to participate in the Sydney Symphony Orchestra's highly successful TunED Up teacher-training program. The SSO doubled its intake of teachers this year following the overwhelming positive impact of the 2014 TunED Up pilot program on schools across NSW. (more...)
The healing power of music and the helping power of musicians came together on September 9th when acclaimed four-time Grammy Award winning musician Michael Feinstein headlined the 9th Annual Music Has Power Awards benefit, with two-time Tony-Award winning actress and singer Christine Ebersole, at Feinstein's at Loews Regency - The Nightclub of New York.