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PRIVATE JONES World Premiere, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY & More Set for Signature Theatre 2023/24 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2023

Signature Theatre has announced its 34th season, featuring six musicals and one play in a season lineup that includes one world premiere and three DC premieres. Learn how to purchase tickets.

Opera Saratoga Names New General And Artistic Director Mary Birnbaum
by Stephi Wild - Feb 13, 2023

Opera Saratoga's board of directors has announced that Mary Birnbaum has been named the company's new general and artistic director. She succeeds former General and Artistic Director Lawrence Edelson, whose eight year tenure concluded at the end of the 2022 season. Birnbaum is the tenth general director in the Opera Saratoga's celebrated history.

Kelly Glyptis, Zachary James, and Telly Leung Team Up for One-Night Only Cabaret Benefitting Soup Kitchen London and Maestra UK
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 6, 2023

Some of the best voices from the West End, Broadway, and the English National Opera are partnering for a limited one-night only event to benefit Soup Kitchen London and Maestra UK.

Interview: Co-Stage Directors Nicole Kenley-Miller and Lawrence Edelson Share With Us the World of SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM at the University Of Houston
by Miranda Keating - Jan 31, 2023

For this weekend only, the University of Houston will be presenting SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM, a musical revue of the work of Stephen Sondheim. Co-stage directors of the production Nicole Kenley-Miller and Lawrence Edelson shared an inside scoop about the unique show and the collaboration that has gone into building this truly special production.

David Aron Damane, Jackie Burns & More to Lead PERFECT WORLD Industry Reading
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 18, 2022

The new musical PERFECT WORLD will get an invite-only, industry presentation on October 27 & 28. It features book and lyrics by Alan Edmunds, music & lyrics by Richard Winzeler, and will be directed by Karen Carpenter with music director & vocal arrangements by Laura Bergquist and choreography by Alexandra Beller.

by A.A. Cristi - May 25, 2022

Opera Saratoga announces updated casting and ticket information for its innovative new festival model that embraces partnerships with multiple venues across the region. The 2022 Summer Festival continues with:

by A.A. Cristi - May 25, 2022

Opera Saratoga announces updated casting and ticket information for its innovative new festival model that embraces partnerships with multiple venues across the region.

Zachary James To Join Soprano Katherine Riddle And Pianist Laura Bergquist For A TRIBUTE TO KURT WEILL
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2022

Grammy Award-winning bass Zachary James, currently preparing for his return to the Metropolitan Opera in the acclaimed production of Akhnaten, will join soprano Katherine Riddle (Glimmerglass, Signature Theater, Kennedy Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center) and pianist Laura Bergquist (Arena Theatre, Broadway's Allegiance) for a one-night only concert featuring the music of Kurt Weill.

BWW Review: CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Arena Stage
by Ken Kemp - Mar 21, 2022

An energetic, joyful night of escapist fun. Read our BWW critic's review.

Opera Saratoga Announces Updated Casting And Ticket Information For 2022 Summer Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 14, 2022

Opera Saratoga announces updated casting and ticket information for its innovative new festival model that embraces partnerships with multiple venues across the region.

Photos/Videos: First Look at Christian Thompson, Nehal Joshi, and More in CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Arena Stage
by Stephi Wild - Mar 4, 2022

Catch Me If You Can begins performances tonight, March 4, at the Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. The musical features a book by Terrence McNally, music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman and based on the Dreamworks Motion Picture.

Christian Thompson to Replace Corbin Bleu in Revised CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Arena Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 20, 2022

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced casting for a new version of the Tony-nominated musical comedy Catch Me If You Can.

Opera Saratoga Announces Free Dress Rehearsal Tickets To MAN OF LA MANCHA for Healthcare And Frontline Workers
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2021

In deep gratitude for their extraordinary, life-saving dedication in the fight against COVID-19, Opera Saratoga will offer healthcare professionals and front-line workers in hospitals and public health settings complimentary tickets to the final dress rehearsal of the Tony Award winning musical, MAN OF LA MANCHA, on Wednesday, July 7th at 8:00pm.

Richard Kind, Ali Ewoldt, Raymond J. Lee and More to Take Part in BROADWAY IN THE BERKSHIRES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2021

The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center’s Executive Director Janis Martinson has announced the return of the special one-night-only benefit performance of Broadway in the Berkshires on Monday, August 2 at 7:00PM at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA.

Opera Saratoga Announces 60th Anniversary Summer Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 30, 2021

Opera Saratoga has announced today the company's return to the stage for its 60th Anniversary with a season of performances inspired by the iconic novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes. Opera Saratoga is committed to bringing audiences and artists together safely for the 2021 Summer Festival.

THE BAND'S VISIT, JITNEY, And More Nominated for 2020 Helen Hayes Awards
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 3, 2020

Tonight, at a celebration honoring theatre excellence on stages across the Washington area, theatre artists, administrators, patrons, and special guests gathered in the National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery for theatreWashington's announcement of nominees for the 36th Annual Helen Hayes Awards, which will be presented on Monday, May 18 at an event at the Anthem.

Photo Flash: Take a Look at Photos From Opening Night of NEWSIES at Arena Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2019

In the summer of 1899, the newsboys of New York City took on two of the most powerful men in the country — Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst — and won. Inspired by true events, the Broadway smash hit is a testament to the power of standing up and speaking out. The Tony Award-winning musical features fan-favorites like “Carrying the Banner,” “King of New York” and “Seize the Day.” Newsies is “a winning, high-energy musical” (Entertainment Weekly) just in time for the holidays and perfect for the whole family.

NEWSIES Will Receive Six Show Extension For Run at Arena Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 13, 2019

The Tony Award-winning musical, Disney's Newsies, will receive an additional six performances during its run at Arena Stage. Under the direction of Molly Smith, choreography by Parker Esse and music direction by Laura Bergquist, the production now runs through December 29, 2019 in the iconic in-the-round Fichandler Stage.

VIDEO: NEWSIES' Chaz Wolcott Takes Over Instagram!
by Linnae Medeiros - Nov 11, 2019

We seized the day yesterday thanks to Chaz Wolcott taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story at a two-show day of Arena Stage's production of Newsies! So in case you missed it (or just want to relive all of the fun and excitement), we compiled clips for you to enjoy. Check it all out!

NEWSIES' Chaz Wolcott Takes Over Instagram Sunday!
by Linnae Medeiros - Nov 9, 2019

The world will know that Chaz Wolcott is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story at Arena Stage's production of Newsies this Sunday, November 10th! Be sure to seize the day and follow along throughout the day for a look behind the scenes at a two-show day with Jack, Davey, Katherine, and all of the kings of New York!

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