MassOpera and OperaHub Announce Partnership to Re-Imagine New Opera Workshop Photo MassOpera and OperaHub Announce Partnership to Re-Imagine New Opera Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020

After two successful collaborations with Washington National Opera (2018) and Chicago Opera Theater (2019), respectively producing orchestral workshops of Kamala Sankaram and Jerre Dye's Taking Up Serpents and Dan Shore's Freedom Ride, MassOpera begins a new joint-partnership with OperaHub for the re-imagined New Opera Workshop (NOW).

BPT's THE ROSENBERGS Selected For International Online Festival Photo BPT's THE ROSENBERGS Selected For International Online Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2020

The North American premiere of The Rosenbergs has been selected for the second annual IOTF: The International Online Theatre Festival. The opera was produced by Boston University and Brandeis University, and presented by Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) in 2018.

BWW Review: Arizona Theatre Company Presents THE ROYALE ~ Floats Like A Butterfly And Photo BWW Review: Arizona Theatre Company Presents THE ROYALE ~ Floats Like A Butterfly And Stings Like A Bee!
by Herbert Paine - Oct 7, 2019

Thanks to strong performances and technically proficient staging, Marco Ramirez's THE ROYALE, while neither raging nor bullish, manages to float like a butterfly and sting like a bee. The play runs through October 20th at the Herberger Theater Center in Phoenix.

Arizona Theatre Company Opens 53rd Season with THE ROYALE Photo Arizona Theatre Company Opens 53rd Season with THE ROYALE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019

Arizona Theatre Company kicks off the 2019/2020 season, its 53rd, with Marco Ramirez' power-packed boxing drama, The Royale, a deeply theatrical and emotionally moving story loosely based on the life of the world's first African-American heavyweight boxing champion, Jack Johnson, Sept. 7-28 at the Temple of Music & Art in Tucson and Oct. 3-20 at the Herberger Theater Center in Phoenix.

Arena Stage's TURN ME LOOSE Extends Through October 21 Photo Arena Stage's TURN ME LOOSE Extends Through October 21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

The D.C.-area premiere of Turn Me Loose, Gretchen Law's intimate, no-holds-barred drama about the extraordinary and explosive life of Dick Gregory, will receive an additional six performances during its run at Arena Stage. Under the direction of John Gould Rubin, Turn Me Loose now plays through October 21, 2018 in the Kreeger Theater.

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On TURN ME LOOSE at Arena Stage Photo Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On TURN ME LOOSE at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Arena Stage's D.C.-area premiere of Turn Me Loose, Gretchen Law's intimate, no-holds-barred drama about the extraordinary and explosive life of Dick Gregory, who spent his later years in the nation's capital recently celebrated opening night.

Photo Flash: TURN ME LOOSE Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage Photo Photo Flash: TURN ME LOOSE Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Arena Stage's D.C.-area premiere of Turn Me Loose, Gretchen Law's intimate, no-holds-barred drama about the extraordinary and explosive life of Dick Gregory, who spent his later years in the nation's capital recently celebrated opening night. Check out the photos below!

BWW Review: TURN ME LOOSE at Arena Stage Photo BWW Review: TURN ME LOOSE at Arena Stage
by Elliot Lanes - Sep 14, 2018

The late great comic genius/activist Dick Gregory was a trailblazer for so many reasons. He told it like it was and didn't care what you thought.

Photo Flash: Arena Stage Presents TURN ME LOOSE Photo Photo Flash: Arena Stage Presents TURN ME LOOSE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the D.C.-area premiere of Turn Me Loose, Gretchen Law's intimate, no-holds-barred drama about the extraordinary and explosive life of Dick Gregory, who spent his later years in the nation's capital. Turn Me Loose chronicles Gregory's rise as the first Black comedian to expose audiences to racial comedy; in confronting bigotry head-on with biting humor and charm, Gregory turned activism into an art form. "Scorchingly funny and brilliant" (The New York Times), Turn Me Loose, directed by John Gould Rubin, runs September 6-October 14, 2018 in the Kreeger Theater.

John Carlin Joins Cast of Arena Stage's TURN ME LOOSE Photo John Carlin Joins Cast of Arena Stage's TURN ME LOOSE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Arena Stage announces the D.C.-area premiere of Turn Me Loose, Gretchen Law's intimate, no-holds-barred drama about the extraordinary and explosive life of Dick Gregory, who spent his later years in the nation's capital.

Photo Flash: Arena Stage Previews Its Upcoming Season! Photo Photo Flash: Arena Stage Previews Its Upcoming Season!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith and Executive Director Edgar Dobie announce the 2018/19 season lineup for the company's 69th season. The season reflects Arena Stage's commitment to championing diverse voices and producing work that is politically and socially relevant.

Photo Flash: TURN ME LOOSE Begins Rehearsals at Arena Stage Photo Photo Flash: TURN ME LOOSE Begins Rehearsals at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Arena Stage presents the D.C.-area premiere of Turn Me Loose, Gretchen Law's intimate, no-holds-barred drama about the extraordinary and explosive life of Dick Gregory, who spent his later years in the nation's capital.

John Carlin Joins Cast of Arena Stage's TURN ME LOOSE Photo John Carlin Joins Cast of Arena Stage's TURN ME LOOSE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Arena Stage announces the D.C.-area premiere of Turn Me Loose, Gretchen Law's intimate, no-holds-barred drama about the extraordinary and explosive life of Dick Gregory, who spent his later years in the nation's capital.

Arena Stage Announces Additional Season Casting; Edward Gero, Edwin Lee Gibson, and M Photo Arena Stage Announces Additional Season Casting; Edward Gero, Edwin Lee Gibson, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces artistic updates, including select cast members for upcoming productions, as part of the company's 2018/19 programming.

Lookingglass To Extend 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA Photo Lookingglass To Extend 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Lookingglass Theatre Company announces an extension of 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas adapted by David Kersnar and Althos Low, from the books by Jules Verne, directed by Ensemble Member David Kersnar. Due to high ticket demand, additional dates, August 22 - 26, 2018, have been added. 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas plays at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson.

OperaHub Produces DIVAS, A Timely, Female-Powered New Play with Opera Photo OperaHub 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.

Photo Flash: Lookingglass Theatre Company Mounts 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEAS Photo Photo Flash: Lookingglass Theatre Company Mounts 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEAS
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018

Lookingglass Theatre Company concludes its 30th Anniversary season with the world premiere of 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas adapted by David Kersnar and Althos Low, from the books by Jules Verne, directed by Ensemble Member David Kersnar. 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas runs May 23 - August 19, 2018 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

OperaHub Produces DIVAS, a Timely, Female-Powered New Play With Opera Photo OperaHub 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.

Lookingglass Theatre Company Mounts 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEAS Photo Lookingglass Theatre Company Mounts 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEAS
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Lookingglass Theatre Company concludes its 30th Anniversary season with the world premiere of 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas adapted by David Kersnar and Althos Low, from the books by Jules Verne, directed by Ensemble Member David Kersnar. 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas runs May 23 - August 19, 2018 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

BWW Review: THE ROSENBERGS (AN OPERA) at Brandeis University Next Weekend Photo BWW Review: THE ROSENBERGS (AN OPERA) at Brandeis University Next Weekend
by Nancy Grossman - Apr 23, 2018

Boston Playwrights' Theatre hosted the North American premiere of THE ROSENBERGS (AN OPERA) the past two weekends. It moves to Spingold Theater Center at Brandeis University for three performances next weekend. A co-production of Boston University and Brandeis, the opera features music by Joachim Holbek, libretto by Rhea Leman, and is directed by Dmitry Troyanovsky. Moving performances by Brian Church and Christie Lee Gibson breathe life into Julius and Ethel Rosenberg as real people who lived a tragic love story.

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