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Birth Place:
Houston, TX
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Texas native, Kathryn McKellar, is currently on the artist roster for the Boston Lyric Opera and Boston Opera Collaborative, and is co-director of Opera on Tap Boston. She recently completed her debut with Greater Worcester Opera as Micaela in Carmen and was praised as "the highlight of the ... (read more)
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Birth Place: Houston, TX

Bio:
Texas native, Kathryn McKellar, is currently on the artist roster for the Boston Lyric Opera and Boston Opera Collaborative, and is co-director of Opera on Tap Boston. She recently completed her debut with Greater Worcester Opera as Micaela in Carmen and was praised as "the highlight of the ... (read more)
New Opera Company Premieres On Cape Cod With THE TRAGEDY OF CARMENNew Opera Company Premieres On Cape Cod With THE TRAGEDY OF CARMEN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

In two debut performances, Opera Theater of Cape Cod (OTCC) premieres with The Tragedy of Carmen on Friday, September 7, 7:30 pm, Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main St., Wellfleet, and Sunday, September 9, 2 pm at Cotuit Center for the Arts, 4404 Falmouth Rd., Cotuit. The chamber opera is Peter Brook's adaptation of Bizet's beloved opera, Carmen. Brook's distillation of the opera focuses on the drama between the principal characters while preserving all of its famous arias and duets. These performances are a new English translation by Joseph Turbessi. The concerts are conducted by Music Director Joseph Turbessi, with stage direction by Ethan DePuy. (more...)

OperaHub Produces DIVAS, A Timely, Female-Powered New Play with OperaOperaHub Produces DIVAS, A Timely, Female-Powered New Play with Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Running June 21-30, 2018 in the Plaza Theatre at the Boston Center for the Arts, DIVAS is a world premiere play with opera music that finds nine great opera divas from across two centuries locked together in the afterlife, pitted against each other to fight for the soul of opera. Written by Boston-based playwright Laura Neill, DIVAS includes thirteen operatic selections from Purcell to Puccini.  Packed with incredible true stories, extravagant fashion, and gorgeous music, DIVAS is a hilarious and poignant showcase of larger-than-life women whose voices reverberate across the centuries. (more...)

OperaHub Produces DIVAS, a Timely, Female-Powered New Play With OperaOperaHub Produces DIVAS, a Timely, Female-Powered New Play With Opera
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Running June 21-30, 2018 in the Plaza Theatre at the Boston Center for the Arts, DIVAS is a world premiere play with opera music that finds nine great opera divas from across two centuries locked together in the afterlife, pitted against each other to fight for the soul of opera. Written by Boston-based playwright Laura Neill, DIVAS includes thirteen operatic selections from Purcell to Puccini. Packed with incredible true stories, extravagant fashion, and gorgeous music, DIVAS is a hilarious and poignant showcase of larger-than-life women whose voices reverberate across the centuries. (more...)

OperaHub Produces DIVAS, A Timely, Female-Powered New Play with OperaOperaHub Produces DIVAS, A Timely, Female-Powered New Play with Opera
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

Running June 21-30, 2018 in the Plaza Theatre at the Boston Center for the Arts, DIVAS is a world premiere play with opera music that finds nine great opera divas from across two centuries locked together in the afterlife, pitted against each other to fight for the soul of opera. Written by Boston-based playwright Laura Neill, DIVAS includes thirteen operatic selections from Purcell to Puccini.  Packed with incredible true stories, extravagant fashion, and gorgeous music, DIVAS is a hilarious and poignant showcase of larger-than-life women whose voices reverberate across the centuries. (more...)

BWW Review: MY FAIR LADY at Lyric Stage: A Grande Dame
by Nancy Grossman - Sep 8, 2015

MY FAIR LADY is one of the grande dames of musical theater and the Lyric Stage Company is giving her the royal treatment she deserves under the erudite direction of Scott Edmiston, with musical direction by Catherine Stornetta. In a production packed with quality portrayals across the board, Jennifer Ellis takes her considerable skills to a new level with a performance that is at once humorous, heartbreaking, and triumphant. And then she sings. (more...)

Cast Announced for Lyric Stage's MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

As the Lyric Stage has shown with Into the Woods, Sweeney Todd, Big River, and more, our forte is turning a grand musical into a completely thrilling event in our uniquely intimate space. Now, director Scott Edmiston will re-fashion My Fair Lady, the delightful story of a down-on-her- luck London flower girl taken on as an 'experiment' by a chauvinistic speech therapist, into another Lyric Stage winner. Based on George Bernard Shaw's beloved play Pygmalion, My Fair Lady introduced the world to a treasure trove of classic tunes including 'I Could Have Danced All Night,' 'On the Street Where You Live,' 'The Rain in Spain,' and 'I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face.' (more...)

BWW Reviews: Tears All Around Me in Reagle Music Theatre's LES MISERABLES
by Alex Lonati - Aug 12, 2013

Les Miserables is arguably the most popular musical in history and after the successful 2012 motion picture version, its fan base has only continued to expand. Les Mis is hardly a musical, but rather, a movement. Next to tackle this show of epic proportions is the Reagle Music Theatre in Waltham, MA. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Ivan Rutherford, Doug Jabara and More in Reagle Music Theatre's LES MISERABLES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2013

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston brings its triumphant 45th anniversary season to a close August 8-18 with Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schonberg and Herbert Kretzmer's revolutionary pop opera, LES MISERABLES. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below! (more...)

Ivan Rutherford to Lead LES MISERABLES at Reagle Music Theatre; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2013

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston brings its triumphant 45th anniversary season to a close August 8-18 with Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schonberg and Herbert Kretzmer's revolutionary pop opera, LES MISERABLES. The winner of nine Tony Awards (including Best Musical, Best Book and Best Score), this international sensation - seen in 42 countries by more than 65 million people - is the longest-running musical in the world. (more...)

BWW Review: A Melange of Musical Theatre and Opera in THE MIKADO
by Nancy Grossman - Sep 17, 2012

The Lyric Stage Company opens its 39th season with an energetic and virtuosic production of Gilbert and Sullivan's beloved operetta, directed by Spiro Veloudos and music directed by Jonathan Goldberg, with an ensemble of fifteen outstanding vocal talents. (more...)

Rick Hilsabeck and Sarah Pfisterer Star in MY FAIR LADY at Reagle Music Theatre, 8/10-19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2012

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston has announced the cast of My Fair Lady, the beloved Lerner and Loewe classic about an arrogant and crotchety phonetics professor who transforms a spirited Cockney flower girl into an elegant, proper-speaking English lady. Broadway's Rick Hilsabeck (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Billy Elliot, the first national tour of Phantom of the Opera) stars as the curmudgeonly professor Henry Higgins. His real-life co-star Sarah Pfisterer (Phantom of the Opera, Show Boat, Children and Art) is his reluctant protege Eliza Doolittle. Performances are August 10-19 in the Robinson Theatre, 617 Lexington Street, Waltham. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Rick Hilsabeck, Sarah Pfisterer and More in Reagle Music Theatre's MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2012

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston has announced the cast of My Fair Lady, the beloved Lerner and Loewe musical masterpiece about an arrogant and crotchety phonetics professor who transforms a spirited Cockney flower girl into an elegant, proper-speaking English lady. Broadway's Rick Hilsabeck (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Billy Elliot, the first national tour of Phantom of the Opera) stars as the curmudgeonly professor Henry Higgins. His real-life co-star Sarah Pfisterer (Phantom of the Opera, Show Boat, Children and Art) is his reluctant protégé Eliza Doolittle. Performances are August 10-19 in the Robinson Theatre, 617 Lexington Street, Waltham. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below. (more...)

Rick Hilsabeck and Sarah Pfisterer Star in MY FAIR LADY at Reagle Music Theatre, 8/10-19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2012

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston has announced the cast of My Fair Lady, the beloved Lerner and Loewe classic about an arrogant and crotchety phonetics professor who transforms a spirited Cockney flower girl into an elegant, proper-speaking English lady. Broadway's Rick Hilsabeck (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Billy Elliot, the first national tour of Phantom of the Opera) stars as the curmudgeonly professor Henry Higgins. His real-life co-star Sarah Pfisterer (Phantom of the Opera, Show Boat, Children and Art) is his reluctant protege Eliza Doolittle. Performances are August 10-19 in the Robinson Theatre, 617 Lexington Street, Waltham. (more...)