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 The English National Opera Announces 2022/23 Plans Photo The English National Opera Announces 2022/23 Plans
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2022

The English National Opera (ENO) announces its 2022/23 Main Stage Season. The ENO's 2022/23 Season features nine main stage productions at the London Coliseum: seven new productions and two revivals.

Welsh National Opera Announces Its Autumn 2021 Season Photo Welsh National Opera Announces Its Autumn 2021 Season
by Marianka Swain - Sep 6, 2021

Welsh National Opera has announced full details of its Autumn 2021 Season which features a new production of Puccini’s Madam Butterfly and WNO’s much-loved production of Rossini’s The Barber of Seville. A series of digital talks and events to explore the themes of Madam Butterfly are also planned. 

VIDEO: Nick Butcher, Tom Ling & Joe White Join Goodspeed's IN THE (HOME) OFFICE Serie Photo VIDEO: Nick Butcher, Tom Ling & Joe White Join Goodspeed's IN THE (HOME) OFFICE Series
by Stage Tube - Jun 18, 2020

In this episode of In The (Home) Office, Donna Lynn will check in with Nick Butcher, Tom Ling and Joe White who developed their new musical at Goodspeed's 2020 Johnny Mercer Colony. Tune in to learn more about their project and hear song or two. 

Listen: PIECE BY PIECE Podcast Discusses CAROUSEL in New Episode Photo Listen: PIECE BY PIECE Podcast Discusses CAROUSEL in New Episode
by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2020

Musical theatre podcast 'Piece by Piece' explored the iconic musical Carousel in its latest episode, released today, Tuesday 21 April.

2020 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony At Goodspeed Participants Announced Photo 2020 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony At Goodspeed Participants Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 15, 2020

In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 40 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2020 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 15 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration.

Birmingham Hippodrome Announces New Season Photo Birmingham Hippodrome Announces New Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2019

This October will mark Birmingham Hippodrome's official 120th birthday. To celebrate, the greatest show on earth will come to the city centre with a range of free performances and workshops honouring the theatre's origins as a circus.

Royal Exchange Theatre Announces Autumn/Winter 2019 Season Photo Royal Exchange Theatre Announces Autumn/Winter 2019 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2019

Under Sarah Frankcom's Artistic Directorship the Royal Exchange Theatre has been redefined, reimagined and reframed. It has explored classic texts in new and radical ways, celebrated the vitality and significance of new writing, embraced new ways to talk to audiences and engage communities and supported theatre makers to challenge their own practice.

BWW: KISS ME, KATE, London Coliseum Photo BWW: KISS ME, KATE, London Coliseum
by Marianka Swain - Jun 21, 2018

Cole Porter's 1948 love letter to showbiCole Porter's 1948 love letter to showbiz is brilliantly served by Opera North's big, bold and bawdy production - both soaringly romantic and packed with meta winks. A touring staple, Jo Davies' detailed take (the revival helmed by Ed Goggin) beds down very comfortably in the London Coliseum.

FUN HOME Leads June's Top 10 New London Shows Photo FUN HOME Leads June's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Jun 17, 2018

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a ground-breaking musical to a mighty modern classic, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld reviews, interviews and features!

BWW Review: KISS ME, KATE; Cole Porter, Shakespeare e la compagnia Opera North portan Photo BWW Review: KISS ME, KATE; Cole Porter, Shakespeare e la compagnia Opera North portano splendore sul palco dell'Alighieri
by Maria Chiara Parmiani - Jun 14, 2018

Molto spesso noi miseri e incompresi amanti del musical ci lamentiamo di non riuscire a volare fino a Londra o a New York per assistere alle grandi produzioni, a causa di mancanza di tempo e di denaro. Quest'anno pero il Ravenna Festival, giunto alla sua diciannovesima edizione, ha deciso di fare un regalo agli appassionati del genere, portando sul palco del Teatro Alighieri la compagnia inglese Opera North.

BWW Review: OKLAHOMA!, West Horsley Place Photo BWW Review: OKLAHOMA!, West Horsley Place
by Fiona Scott - Jun 9, 2018

Oh, what a beautiful evening in West Horsley! Grange Park Opera open their 2018 summer festival season with Rogers and Hammerstein's vintage musical (the first of its kind in 1943), set in the farming heartlands of America.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For KISS ME, KATE at the London Coliseum Photo VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For KISS ME, KATE at the London Coliseum
by Stage Tube - Jun 7, 2018

Ahead of opening their all-singing, all-dancing production of Kiss Me, Kate at London's Coliseum on June 20th, Opera North today release their full- length West End trailer. Cole Porter's riotous homage to Shakespeare and irresistible celebration of the joy and madness of working in theatre features some of the greatest songs in American musical theatre including, Another Op'nin, Another Show, So In Love, Always True to You In My Fashion and Too Darn Hot.

Al Ravenna Festival arriva l'Opera North con KISS ME, KATE Photo Al Ravenna Festival arriva l'Opera North con KISS ME, KATE
by Valeria Venturelli - Jun 3, 2018

Per chi conosce la gioia e la follia del teatro, e per chi non sa resistere a spiare dietro le quinte; per chi vuole ripassare Shakespeare e per chi vuole farsi trascinare dalle arguzie del jazz; per i romantici e per i cinici, e semplicemente per chi non vuole perdersi la festa: l'appuntamento e con il musical di Cole Porter Kiss Me, Kate al Teatro Alighieri il 7, 8 e 9 giugno.

BWW Review: THE FANTASTIC FOLLIES OF MRS RICH, Swan Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE FANTASTIC FOLLIES OF MRS RICH, Swan Theatre
by Debbie Gilpin - Apr 3, 2018

Next up at the RSC's Swan Theatre is an oft-forgotten Restoration comedy by Mary Pix; originally titled The Beau Defeated, Jo Davies' production shifts the focus onto the widowed protagonist with the new title The Fantastic Follies of Mrs Rich. It comes in the same year as two new productions of another Restoration Comedy, The Country Wife, are unveiled at Southwark Playhouse and Chichester's Minerva Theatre - and plays alongside The Duchess of Malfi and Macbeth (in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre).

Cast Announced For Opera North's Sizzling Production Of KISS ME, KATE Photo Cast Announced For Opera North's Sizzling Production Of KISS ME, KATE
by Stephi Wild - Mar 13, 2018

An outstanding cast has been announced for the return of Opera North's award-winning production of Cole Porter's classic musical comedy, Kiss Me, Kate, opening at Leeds Grand Theatre in May, then touring to the Ravenna Festival, to the London Coliseum for a two-week run in June, and moving to the Festival Theatre, Edinburgh in July.

Royal Shakespeare Company Announces 2018 Summer Season Photo Royal Shakespeare Company Announces 2018 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

RSC Artistic Director, Gregory Doran, today announced the Summer 2018 season in Stratford-upon-Avon, and launched the fundraising campaign Stitch In Time for the restoration and redevelopment of the company's historic Costume Workshop.

?Three Productions Inspired By Shakespeare Make Up Welsh National Opera's Autumn Season
by Nora Dominick - Aug 11, 2016

Three productions inspired by William Shakespeare make up Welsh National Opera's Autumn season, which will comprise a British premiere and two new productions.  The season is part of the official Shakespeare 400 celebrations to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the great bard's death whilst continuing WNO Artistic Director David Pountney's creative approach to themed seasons.

Opera North's CAROUSEL Returns to the UK, Beginning Today
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

A hit production of the classic American musical, Carousel, is returning to the UK stage this spring.

Opera North Announces 2015-2016 Season, Featuring KISS ME, KATE, INTO THE WOODS, and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

Opera North today announces its mainstage work for the 2015/16 season, cementing its reputation as England's most adventurous and ambitious opera company: a flagship Northern arts organisation.

Opera North's CAROUSEL to Return to the UK This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

A hit production of the classic American musical, Carousel, is returning to the UK stage this spring.

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