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NJSO Chamber Players Perform Aaron Jay Kernis String QuartetNJSO Chamber Players Perform Aaron Jay Kernis String Quartet
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Members of the NJSO Chamber Players will perform the Aaron Jay Kernis string quartet that the composer later orchestrated as Musica celestis in a special NJSO Accent event with Kernis on Friday, October 13, at 6:45 pm at the Richardson Auditorium in Princeton. The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra's 8 pm concert includes the NJSO premiere of Kernis' ethereal work for string orchestra. (more...)

Jessie Mueller, Kelli O'Hara & Faith Prince Headed for The Herbst in San FranciscoJessie Mueller, Kelli O'Hara & Faith Prince Headed for The Herbst in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Producer Mark Cortale's Broadway concert series hosted by Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky will return to San Francisco for the 2017/18 season with a move to the Herbst Theatre at the iconic San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara to Headline 2017 Gala at Axelrod Performing Arts CenterKelli O'Hara to Headline 2017 Gala at Axelrod Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The Axelrod Performing Arts Center (APAC) will host six-time Tony nominee and winner Kelli O'Hara for its annual gala on Saturday evening, October 28, 2017. (more...)

What's the Use of Wondrin? Meet the Broadway-Bound Cast of CAROUSELWhat's the Use of Wondrin? Meet the Broadway-Bound Cast of CAROUSEL
by Stephanie Wild - Sep 6, 2017

It was recently announced that Carousel will begin performances at the Imperial Theatre next spring, starring Betsy Wolfe as Carrie Pipperidge, Alexander Gemignani as Enoch Snow, and Margaret Colin as Mrs. Mullin. This is in addition to the previous casting announcement that includes  Joshua Henry as Billy Bigelow, Jessie Mueller as Julie Jordan, Renee Fleming as Nettie Fowler, Amar Ramasar as Jigger, and Brittany Pollock as Louise. Check out some videos of what the stars were doing before Carousel! (more...)

VIDEO: Joshua Henry Has a Killer Lin-Manuel Impression and Dreams of Singing with Bruno MarsVIDEO: Joshua Henry Has a Killer Lin-Manuel Impression and Dreams of Singing with Bruno Mars
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2017

Joshua Henry, currently starring as Aaron Burr in the national tour of Hamilton, sat down with The Wrap and answered some rapid fire questions. Turns out he's a fan of Earth, Wind & Fire, wings of all seasonings, and funny backstage habits. Oh and he's got his Lin-Manuel Miranda impression perfected. Check out the video below! (more...)


by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The Met's first new production since 1969 of Strauss's rich, romantic masterpiece stars Renée Fleming in one of her signature roles as the Marschallin, opposite El?na Garan?a as Octavian, the impulsive young title character, on Great Performances (more...)

Opera Star Marisol Montalvo to Debut MAD SCENE at Provincetown Art HouseOpera Star Marisol Montalvo to Debut MAD SCENE at Provincetown Art House
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Mark Cortale, Producing Artistic Director of The Art House in Provincetown, MA, has announced that internationally acclaimed opera star Marisol Montalvo will perform the world premiere of her new show Mad Scene, directed by Jeffery Roberson aka Varla Jean Merman, on August 27 for one performance only.  (more...)

GYPSY to Open Next Weekend at Music Theater WorksGYPSY to Open Next Weekend at Music Theater Works
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents GYPSY, the tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her daughters' success, at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, August 19 through 27. A 25-piece orchestra accompanies such well-known songs as 'Everything's Coming Up Roses,' 'Let Me Entertain You' and 'Some People.' (more...)

Kelli O'Hara Joins the Second Season of 13 REASONS WHYKelli O'Hara Joins the Second Season of 13 REASONS WHY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

According to Variety, a Tony winner has joined the cast of the second season of 13 Reasons Why. Kelli O'Hara will star as 'Jackie' on the Netflix series- 'A warm, intelligent, passionate advocate for victims of bullying.' (more...)

ACQUANETTA, FELLOW TRAVELERS, THE ECHO DRIFT and More Among PROTOTYPE Festival's 2018 LineupACQUANETTA, FELLOW TRAVELERS, THE ECHO DRIFT and More Among PROTOTYPE Festival's 2018 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now invigorates New York City January 7-20, 2018, with the sixth annual showcase of progressive opera and music-theatre, curated by co-founding directors Kristin Marting (of HERE), Beth Morrison (of Beth Morrison Projects) and Kim Whitener (of HERE), along with newly appointed co-director Jecca Barry (of Beth Morrison Projects). Since its launch in 2013, the Prototype Festival has presented a phenomenal 32 new works across five seasons, propelling the industry forward as a first-rate presenter and influencer. (more...)

MURDER FOR TWO Opens at Saint Michael's PlayhouseMURDER FOR TWO Opens at Saint Michael's Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Saint Michael's Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the July 19 opening of the Off-Broadway hit Murder for Two at Saint Michael's Playhouse. Murder for Two features book and music by Joe Kinosian, book and lyrics by Kellen Blair and stars Noel Carey and Jeremiah Ginn, both from Murder for Two's national tour. Murder for Two creative team is led by director Jeremy Scott Lapp with choreography by Wendy Seyb, scenic design by John Paul Devlin, costume design by Andrea Lauer, lighting design Anthony Pellecchia, and sound design by Jill BC DuBoff. (more...)

GYPSY Comes to Cahn Auditorium This SummerGYPSY Comes to Cahn Auditorium This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents GYPSY, the tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her daughters' success, at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, August 19 through 27. A 25-piece orchestra accompanies such well-known songs as "Everything's Coming Up Roses," "Let Me Entertain You" and "Some People." (more...)

Houston Symphony Executive Director & CEO Mark C. Hanson Tapped to Lead San Francisco SymphonyHouston Symphony Executive Director & CEO Mark C. Hanson Tapped to Lead San Francisco Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

The Houston Symphony announced today that Mark C. Hanson, its Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer, will step down from his role this summer to join the San Francisco Symphony as Executive Director.  Hanson, who has been at the orchestra's helm since May 2010 and holds the Margaret Alkek Williams Executive Director/CEO Chair, will begin his new post on September 1. (more...)

BWW Interview: Walking the Tightrope with Angela Meade in Bellini's IL PIRATA at CaramoorBWW Interview: Walking the Tightrope with Angela Meade in Bellini's IL PIRATA at Caramoor
by Richard Sasanow - Jul 7, 2017

Being an opera singer is a little like walking a tightrope without a net--no matter who you're singing with, you're out there on stage, alone, for the crowd to cheer but, also for everyone to hear each glitch or misstep in your singing. Soprano Angela Meade--who's starring as Imogene in Caramoor's concert performance of Bellini's IL PIRATA, a role debut, on July 8--not only did her first wire-walking with a major role but at a big house: the Metropolitan Opera. (more...)

BWW Feature: HAMILTON's Christopher Jackson at Mormon Tabernacle ChoirBWW Feature: HAMILTON's Christopher Jackson at Mormon Tabernacle Choir
by Blair Howell - Jun 30, 2017

With its guests soloists, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir has sung everything from Broadway ballads to African-American spirituals, and from the Great American Songbook and opera to Swedish folk music. (more...)

Bryant Park presents IN/TERSECT: Billy Childs Quartet, Derek Bermel and More This SummerBryant Park presents IN/TERSECT: Billy Childs Quartet, Derek Bermel and More This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Showcasing world-class jazz and classical music, IN/TERSECT is a rare opportunity to experience some of the most sophisticated music being created today. The two-day music festival is produced with Chamber Music America and curated by Patrick Zimmerli. (more...)

BWW Feature: MEET MARY BENSEL at Van Wezel Performing Arts HallBWW Feature: MEET MARY BENSEL at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
by Carolan Trbovich - Jun 12, 2017

New Weekly Series Starting By BWW Sarasota Highlighting Performance Venues and Who's Who At the Helm (more...)

Patricia Barretto Named Interim President and CEO of Harris TheaterPatricia Barretto Named Interim President and CEO of Harris Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

The Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance announced today the appointment of Patricia Barretto as Interim President and CEO, effective immediately. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/3/2017
by - Jun 3, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 6/3/2017. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/27/2017
by - May 27, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/27/2017. (more...)

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