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Soprano Patricia Westley Replaces Mary Evelyn Hagley In April 24 Schwabacher Recital Photo Soprano Patricia Westley Replaces Mary Evelyn Hagley In April 24 Schwabacher Recital
by Stephi Wild - Apr 16, 2019

Soprano Patricia Westley will replace Mary Evelyn Hangley in the final recital of the 2019 Schwabacher Recital Series, presented by the Merola Opera Program and San Francisco Opera Center. Soprano and first-year Adler Fellow Mary Evelyn Hangley has withdrawn from the April 24 recital for personal reasons.

San Francisco Opera Center And Merola Opera Present 2019 Schwabacher Recital Series Photo San Francisco Opera Center And Merola Opera Present 2019 Schwabacher Recital Series
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 25, 2019

The Schwabacher Recital Series, presented by San Francisco Opera Center and the Merola Opera Program, continues in April with the final two recitals of its 36th season. Showcasing the exemplary young artists who have participated in the prestigious training programs of San Francisco Opera Center and the Merola Opera Program, the series offers music lovers an opportunity to hear opera's next generation of stars in the intimate and state-of-the-art Dianne and Tad Taube Atrium Theater in San Francisco.

BWW Review: AND THEN THERE WERE NONE at ARTS Theatre Photo BWW Review: AND THEN THERE WERE NONE at ARTS Theatre
by Barry Lenny - Nov 17, 2018

The plot brings ten disparate characters together on an island off the coast of Devon.

Merola Announces Conductor, Director For First-Ever Commissioned Work Photo Merola Announces Conductor, Director For First-Ever Commissioned Work
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 29, 2018

In 2019, San Francisco's acclaimed Merola Opera Program will present the first opera commissioned in the Program's history, the world premiere of If I Were You, by distinguished American composer Jake Heggie and noted librettist Gene Scheer. This ground-breaking work will be presented August 1 - 6, 2019, at San Francisco's Herbst Theatre. Today it was announced the opera will be conducted by Nicole Paiement and directed by Keturah Stickann. Information is available at www.merola.org. Tickets will go on sale in Spring 2019.

TED WILLIAMS: THE GREATEST HITTER WHO EVER LIVED, Narrated by Jon Hamm, to Debut on P Photo TED WILLIAMS: THE GREATEST HITTER WHO EVER LIVED, Narrated by Jon Hamm, to Debut on PBS July 23
by Macon Prickett - Jun 7, 2018

During his remarkable career with the Boston Red Sox, Ted Williams earned many nicknames - The Kid, The Splendid Splinter and Teddy Ballgame, but the only nickname that he wanted was ‚Äúthe greatest hitter who ever lived.‚ÄĚ In that pursuit, he combined his preternatural gifts with a fierce work ethic to become widely regarded as one of the greatest ever to play the game of baseball and in the process elevated the science of hitting in ways still emulated today.

Photo Flash: UK Tour of SOME MOTHERS DO 'AVE 'EM Celebrates Opening Night Photo Photo Flash: UK Tour of SOME MOTHERS DO 'AVE 'EM Celebrates Opening Night
by Julie Musbach - Mar 8, 2018

the UK tour of the first ever stage production of the classic 1970s TV comedy Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em opened last night, view the photos below!

Unique Exhibition Puts Digital Zeitgeist In The Spotlight Photo Unique Exhibition Puts Digital Zeitgeist In The Spotlight
by Stephi Wild - Jan 22, 2018

A prize-winning painter is preparing to unveil a unique exhibition exploring people's relationships with technology. Warrington Museum & Art Gallery is proud to present its brand new exhibition Zeitgeist, by the extraordinary contemporary figurative painter Peter Davis.

Peculiar Works to Present ANDROBOROS: VILLAIN OF THE STATE at Fraunces Tavern Museum Photo Peculiar Works to Present ANDROBOROS: VILLAIN OF THE STATE at Fraunces Tavern Museum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

Peculiar Works Project and Fraunces Tavern Museum announce their unique collaboration for the World Premiere of 'Androboros: Villain of the State,' America's first published play written in 1714 by Robert Hunter and adapted for today by S.M. Dale.

Cocktail Chameleon by Mark Addison (Assouline Publishing) Hosts Book Preview At Baccarat Flagship Store
by Robert Diamond - Jul 24, 2017

Local Playwrights Take the Spotlight in FPTC's 2017 10x10x10 Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Fells Point Corner Theatre presents on its Sokal Stage 10x10x10 by local playwrights.

The Straddler to Premiere LONG ISLAND RICHARD at Anthology Film Archives, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Straddler will premiere "Long Island Richard," an examination of American suburbia that draws upon Shakespearean characters and text, at Anthology Film Archives on December 1, 2016.

The Aux Dog Theatre Nob Hill Presents THE REAL NUT: THE TRUE STORY OF THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

A nutcracker like no other! Adapted from the fantastical story by E.T.A. Hoffmann. Filled with amazing masks, imaginative shadow puppets, original music, a master storyteller, a timid nutcracker, a fearless girl and the ferocious Mouse King!

The Straddler to Premiere LONG ISLAND RICHARD at Anthology Film Archives, 12/1
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 15, 2016

The Straddler will premiere "Long Island Richard," an examination of American suburbia that draws upon Shakespearean characters and text, at Anthology Film Archives on December 1, 2016.

THIRTEEN Airs Award-Winning London Production of GYPSY, Starring Imelda Staunton, Tonight
by TV News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Jonathan Kent's award-winning production of the classic musical GYPSY - a record-breaking sellout during its acclaimed London run - comes toTHIRTEEN's Great Performances, tonight, November 11 at 9 p.m. on PBS on the PBS Arts Fall Festival.

Peculiar Works presents ANDROBOROS: VILLAIN OF THE STATE
by Rebecca Russo - Oct 24, 2016

 Peculiar Works Project announces a new site-specific, political farce: Androboros: Villain of the State, a 1-hour adaptation of America's first play in celebration of its 300th Anniversary. In this contemporary staging - in an actual boxing ring - characters inspired by today's political leaders will metaphorically slug it out just days before Americans go to vote. This is a rare opportunity to see an American first in a unique sett ng during an extraordinary election season - right for theater lovers and politics haters!

THIRTEEN to Air Award-Winning London Production of GYPSY, Starring Imelda Staunton, 11/11
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 20, 2016

Jonathan Kent's award-winning production of the classic musical GYPSY - a record-breaking sellout during its acclaimed London run - comes toTHIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, November 11 at 9 p.m. on PBS on the PBS Arts Fall Festival.

WARRINGTON CONTEMPORARY ARTS FESTIVAL Announces Open Competition Winners
by Liz Cearns - Oct 4, 2016

The winners of the Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival (WCAF) Open competitions were announced at a packed event to mark the launch on Friday.

HAMILTON'S AMERICA, Alan Cumming & More Set for PBS Arts Fall Festival Hosted by Lin-Manuel Miranda; Full Line-Up!
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 9, 2016

PBS announced today the broadcast premiere dates for the diverse slate of performing arts specials that will air as part of the 2016 PBS Arts Fall Festival.

Cast Announced For Thriller THE AMERICAN WIFE at Park Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Aug 17, 2016

Casting has been announced for THE AMERICAN WIFE, a new thriller coming to Park Theatre from 7 September - 1 October. Looking at the real human cost behind the war on terror and myriads of misinformation, the full cast includes: Julia Eringer, Vidal Sancho, George Taylor, Emilio Doorgasingh, Mitchell Mullen, Anne Wittman, Sanee Raval, Sophie Angelson, Lucia Henry Peragine and Sascha Petrou. The Press Night is Friday 9 September, 7pm.  

24 Hours of Booty Announces Charity Cycling Event in Indianapolis, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

24 Hours of Booty is back in Indianapolis for its fifth year. Registration is now open at http://24hoursofbooty.org/register.

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