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The Glimmerglass Festival Announces Plans for Summer 2021 Photo The Glimmerglass Festival Announces Plans for Summer 2021
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2021

The Glimmerglass Festival, the summer opera and musical theater festival in Cooperstown, New York, has announced plans for the summer of 2021 in the wake of its 2020 season cancelation due to COVID-19. The 2021 season will run July 15 through August 17.

Atlanta Opera Announces 2020-21 Season: Three New Productions, SE Premiere And More Photo Atlanta Opera Announces 2020-21 Season: Three New Productions, SE Premiere And More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020

The Atlanta Opera has announced its 41st season. True to the vision of Tomer Zvulun, the company's Carl W. Knobloch, Jr. General & Artistic Director, the 2020-21 lineup boasts major new productions of three critically important works: Das Rheingold, one of the most iconic in the canon; The Sound of Music, one of the best-loved classics of musical theater; and The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs, one of contemporary opera's most palpable hits, now receiving its Southeast premiere. Together with the Atlanta premiere of As One, Steve Jobs is one of two topical and much talked-about new operas in Atlanta's award-winning Discoveries series, which breaks down barriers between artists and their audience by providing intimate, immersive experiences in nontraditional spaces.

Winners Announced For 2019 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Photo Winners Announced For 2019 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020

Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!

Final Week To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Photo Final Week To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019

There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!

December 19th Update: SIX - Chicago Shakespeare Theater Leads Best Ensemble of a Musi Photo December 19th Update: SIX - Chicago Shakespeare Theater Leads Best Ensemble of a Musical Category in the BWW Chicago Awards Voting
by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019

We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Photo Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards
by BWW - Dec 16, 2019

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!

BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Update: SIX - Chicago Shakespeare Theater Leads Best Ens Photo BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Update: SIX - Chicago Shakespeare Theater Leads Best Ensemble of a Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019

There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!

December 2nd Update - Current Standings for the BWW Chicago Awards!  Photo December 2nd Update - Current Standings for the BWW Chicago Awards!
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019

It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.

First Standings - Voting Opens for the BWW Chicago Awards!  Photo First Standings - Voting Opens for the BWW Chicago Awards!
by BWW - Nov 25, 2019

Voting is NOW OPEN and the first votes are in for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized!

LA TRAVIATA Opens at Glimmerglass Photo LA TRAVIATA Opens at Glimmerglass
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2019

A new production of Giuseppe Verdi and Francesco Maria Piave's La traviata debuted on the Festival's Alice Busch Opera Theater for the 2019 Glimmerglass season on July 7.

SHOW BOAT Opens The Glimmerglass Festival Photo SHOW BOAT Opens The Glimmerglass Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2019

Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's Show Boat opened at The Glimmerglass Festival July 6 in the company's first-ever production of America's original "musical play."

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of WEST SIDE STORY at Lyric Opera? Photo Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of WEST SIDE STORY at Lyric Opera?
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019

WEST SIDE STORY opened at Lyric Opera in Chicago on May 3 and is running through June 10, 2019.

BWW Review: WEST SIDE STORY at Lyric Opera Photo BWW Review: WEST SIDE STORY at Lyric Opera
by Rachel Weinberg - May 6, 2019

Lyric Opera has staged a grand, traditional WEST SIDE STORY that serves as a veritable primer for this iconic musical. With director Francesca Zambello at the helm, who is no stranger to directing classic musicals, Lyric's production celebrates the beauty and complexity of Leonard Bernstein's stunning score and Stephen Sondheim's lyrics. All the hallmarks of a classic WEST SIDE STORY are present here, starting with the urban-yet-polished set design from Peter J. Davison (with that famous balcony intact)

Photo Flash: First Look at Corey Cott and More in WEST SIDE STORY at Lyric Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Corey Cott and More in WEST SIDE STORY at Lyric
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2019

Lyric's new grand-scale coproduction of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's masterpiece West Side Story opens tonight and features Broadway star Corey Cott as Tony and rising star Mikaela Bennett as Maria. Additional lead casting includes Brett Thiele (Riff),Amanda Castro (Anita), Manuel Stark Santos (Bernardo), and Adam Soniak (Action). Performances run through June 2, 2019 at the Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. Tickets are on sale now starting at $29 and can be purchased at lyricopera.org/wss or by calling 312-827-5600.

Corey Cott and Mikaela Bennett to Lead Lyric Opera's WEST SIDE STORY Photo Corey Cott and Mikaela Bennett to Lead Lyric Opera's WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019

Acclaimed Broadway performer Corey Cott and rising star Mikaela Bennett will headline Lyric Opera of Chicago's premiere of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's groundbreaking American musical West Side Story, presented from May 3 - June 2, 2019 at the Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago (press opening May 4, 2019).

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Lyric Opera's WEST SIDE STORY Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At Lyric Opera's WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019

Lyric's coproduction of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's West Side Story opens next month and features Broadway star Corey Cott as Tony and rising star Mikaela Bennett as Maria.

Photo Flash: First Look at Corey Cott, Mikaela Bennett, and the Cast of WEST SIDE STO Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Corey Cott, Mikaela Bennett, and the Cast of WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019

Lyric's coproduction of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's West Side Story opens next month and features Broadway star Corey Cott as Tony and rising star Mikaela Bennett as Maria. We've got a first look at the company in action, check out the photos below!

Full Cast Announced for Lyric's WEST SIDE STORY Photo Full Cast Announced for Lyric's WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

The Chicago premiere of Lyric's new coproduction of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's masterpiece West Side Story features nearly 100 artists from Chicago and across the country.

Corey Cott and Mikaela Bennett to Lead Lyric Opera's WEST SIDE STORY Photo Corey Cott and Mikaela Bennett to Lead Lyric Opera's WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

Acclaimed Broadway performer Corey Cott and rising star Mikaela Bennett will headline Lyric Opera of Chicago's premiere of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's groundbreaking American musical West Side Story, presented from May 3 - June 2, 2019 at the Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago (press opening May 4, 2019).

Lyric Opera of Chicago to Hold Ensemble Auditions for WEST SIDE STORY Photo Lyric Opera of Chicago to Hold Ensemble Auditions for WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018

Lyric Opera of Chicago will hold auditions for dancer/singer/actors for the 2018-19 Season production of Leonard Bernstein's musical theater masterpiece West Side Story. Directed by Francesca Zambello, this new co-production is shared by Lyric Opera of Chicago, Houston Grand Opera, and the Glimmerglass Festival. James Lowe is the conductor and the original Jerome Robbins' choreography will be recreated by Julio Monge. Eric Sean Fogel is the associate director. The production design is contemporary, with sets by Peter J. Davison, costumes by Jessica Jahn and lighting by Mark McCullough.

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