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BWW Review: THE THIRTEENTH CHILD at Santa Fe Opera Photo BWW Review: THE THIRTEENTH CHILD at Santa Fe Opera
by Maria Nockin - Jul 28, 2019

On July 27, 2019, Santa Fe Opera added a new work to the operatic canon with its world premiere of THE THIRTEENTH CHILD by Danish composer Poul Ruders and American librettists Becky and David Starobin. The production was  co-commissioned and co-produced by Santa Fe Opera and the Odense Symphony Orchestra.

BWW Review: IN OLD AGE at Magic Theatre Photo BWW Review: IN OLD AGE at Magic Theatre
by Steve Murray - Apr 6, 2019

BWW Review: IN OLD AGE at Magic Theatre is the fifth offering in Nigerian-American playwright's Mfoniso Udofia's nine-play Ufot family cycle.

Photo Flash: First Look at Magic Theatre's IN OLD AGE Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Magic Theatre's IN OLD AGE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019

Magic Theatre presents Mfoniso Udofia's World Premiere In Old Age, the Company's first production of 2019. In Old Age will be directed by Victor Malana Maog. Previews began on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at Magic Theatre's Fort Mason location (Fort Mason, 2 Marina Blvd., Building D, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94123), with a press opening on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets range from $15 - $75 and are on-sale now at MagicTheatre.org.

CHARLIE'S WAITING By Melisa Annis Starring Tony Nominee Xanthe Elbrick Opens At Theat Photo CHARLIE'S WAITING By Melisa Annis Starring Tony Nominee Xanthe Elbrick Opens At TheaterLab
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019

Parity Productions, the New York based theatre company dedicated to producing new work and filling at least 50% of the creative positions (playwrights, directors, and designers) with women and/or trans and gender nonconforming (TCNG) artists, opened Charlie's Waiting by Inaugural Parity Commission Winner Melisa Annis on March 31 at Theaterlab (357 W 36th St, New York, NY 10018) hosted by TLab Shares. Charlie's Waiting is playing an extended run of 21 performances now through April 20. The cast is led by Tony nominee Xanthe Elbrick (Broadway: Coram Boy, Candida), and features Stephanie Heitman (A Snowfall in Berlin), and Amy Scanlon (Balladeers Play to the Moon) and is directed by Parity Productions Artistic Director, Ludovica Villar Hauser. 

Mfoniso Udofia IN OLD AGE To Get World Premiere At Magic Theatre Photo Mfoniso Udofia IN OLD AGE To Get World Premiere At Magic Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019

Magic Theatre (Loretta Greco, Artistic Director and Cierra Cass, Interim Managing Director) announced today the complete cast of Mfoniso Udofia's World Premiere In Old Age, the Company's first production of 2019. In Old Age will be directed by Victor Malana Maog. Previews begin on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at Magic Theatre's Fort Mason location (Fort Mason, 2 Marina Blvd., Building D, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94123), with a press opening on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets range from $15 - $75 and are on-sale now at MagicTheatre.org.

The Chamber Music Society Of Palm Beach Presents The Escher Quartet Photo The Chamber Music Society Of Palm Beach Presents The Escher Quartet
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

The Chamber Music Society of Palm Beach will present the Escher Quartet at The Norton Museum of Art in Palm Beach.

World Premiere Of Mfoniso Udofia's IN OLD AGE Comes to Magic Theatre Photo World Premiere Of Mfoniso Udofia's IN OLD AGE Comes to Magic Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Magic Theatre (Loretta Greco, Artistic Director and Cierra Cass, Interim Managing Director) announced today the complete cast of Mfoniso Udofia's World Premiere In Old Age, the Company's first production of 2019. In Old Age will be directed by Victor Malana Maog. Previews begin on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at Magic Theatre's Fort Mason location (Fort Mason, 2 Marina Blvd., Building D, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94123). Tickets range from $15 - $75 and are on-sale now at MagicTheatre.org.

World Premiere Of Mfoniso Udofia's IN OLD AGE Announced At Magic Theatre Photo World Premiere Of Mfoniso Udofia's IN OLD AGE Announced At Magic Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Magic Theatre (Loretta Greco, Artistic Director and Cierra Cass, Interim Managing Director) announced today the complete cast of Mfoniso Udofia's World Premiere In Old Age, the Company's first production of 2019. In Old Age will be directed by Victor Malana Maog. Previews begin on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at Magic Theatre's Fort Mason location (Fort Mason, 2 Marina Blvd., Building D, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94123), with a press opening on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets range from $15 - $75 and are on-sale now at MagicTheatre.org.

California Shakespeare Theater Announces Appointment Of Rozella Kennedy As New Direct Photo California Shakespeare Theater Announces Appointment Of Rozella Kennedy As New Director Of Development
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

California Shakespeare Theater (Cal Shakes) Artistic Director Eric Ting and Interim Managing Director Tirzah Tyler announced today the arrival of Rozella Kennedy as the organization's new Director of Development. Kennedy comes to Cal Shakes with more than 25 years of vast management experience across many sectors, ranging from arts and cultural organizations to the ACLU. 

The Escher String Quartet Opens Segerstrom Center's 18/19 Chamber Music Series Photo The Escher String Quartet Opens Segerstrom Center's 18/19 Chamber Music Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

Segerstrom Center for the Arts launches its 2018-2019 Chamber Series with the acclaimed Escher String Quartet on November 1, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. in Samueli Theater. Since its founding in 2005, the quartet has quickly garnered the reputation as one of the finest young string ensembles performing today. Their instrumental interplay, which combines technical precision with warmth and vitality, has reaped accolades nationally and abroad, and elicited invitations from Itzhak Perlman and Pinchas Zukerman to be the quartet-in-residence at their respective summer festivals. In a review, The Strad wrote, "…a level of individual technical precision and a collective musical purpose that is endlessly compelling … Sheer brilliance." Quartet members include Adam Barnett-Hart and Danbi Um, violins; Pierre Lapointe, viola; and Brook Speltz, cello.

BWW Review: SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS  at Round House Theatre Photo BWW Review: SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS at Round House Theatre
by Jenny Minich - Sep 6, 2018

Initially, it may be harder to know where the action is onstage but no matter where you look on stage, Small Mouth Sounds delivers engaging theatre.

Music Mountain Presents Escher String Quartet And Helen Sung Quartet Photo Music Mountain Presents Escher String Quartet And Helen Sung Quartet
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2018

Music Mountain, America's longest running summer chamber music festival, welcomes first time guests! Escher String Quartet performs Webern, Schubert, and Schumann on Sunday, July 15 (3pm). Helen Sung Quartet brings her energized and spirited jazz to Music Mountain on Saturday, July 14 (6:30pm). Concerts are scheduled through September 23.

Scarlett Strallen, Esau Pritchett, and John Lavelle Lead Cast for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S Photo Scarlett Strallen, Esau Pritchett, and John Lavelle Lead Cast for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Tresnjak. The comedy, which runs September 7 through October 8, opens Hartford Stage's 2017-18 season. Actors Scarlett Strallen, Esau Pritchett, and John Lavelle lead the distinguished cast.

Nashville Ballet To Pay Homage To Diverse Musical Genres, Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2017

In its ongoing effort to profile how dance pairs with every style of music, Nashville Ballet will pay homage to the diverse musical genres that earned Nashville the title of "Music City," at its premier fundraising event Ballet Ball, held on March 4, 2017, at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center.

Nashville Ballet To Pay Homage To Diverse Musical Genres, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

In its ongoing effort to profile how dance pairs with every style of music, Nashville Ballet will pay homage to the diverse musical genres that earned Nashville the title of "Music City," at its premier fundraising event Ballet Ball, held on March 4, 2017, at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center.

Hartford Stage Announces Cast and Creative Team For Caryl Churchill's CLOUD 9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the creative team and cast for Caryl Churchill's provocative comedy Cloud 9, directed by Elizabeth Williamson. The show plays February 23 to March 19.

BWW Review: THE PIANO LESSON at Hartford Stage
by Joseph Harrison - Oct 24, 2016

When is a legacy worth preserving and when is it time to move forward with life? What cost can one pay to jump-start their future? These are some of the central questions tackled in August Wilson's THE PIANO LESSON, which is now playing at Hartford Stage. One of Wilson's "Pittsburgh Cycle" plays (10 plays that shed light on African-American lives in each decade of the 20th century), THE PIANO LESSON - "a ghost story with traditional African-American songs" sits firmly in the 1930's, a time of struggle, change, and a time many African-Americans made the great migration north from the Jim Crow south, looking for a better life.

Hartford Stage Announces Cast and Creative Team For August Wilson's THE PIANO LESSON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the cast and creative team for August Wilson's The Piano Lesson, directed by Jade King Carroll, who helmed our critically-acclaimed production of Having Our Say: The Delaney Sisters' First 100 Years last spring.

Hartford Stage Announces Cast and Creative Team For August Wilson's THE PIANO LESSON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the cast and creative team for August Wilson's The Piano Lesson, directed by Jade King Carroll, who helmed our critically-acclaimed production of Having Our Say: The Delaney Sisters' First 100 Years last spring.

California Shakespeare Theatre Presents YOU NEVER CAN TELL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

California Shakespeare Theater's 25th anniversary season at the Bruns Amphitheater returns to the works of George Bernard Shaw with his sharply-observed take on feminism, class distinctions, and romance, You Never Can Tell, directed by Obie award-winner Lisa Peterson, from August 10 through September 4. For tickets and information, contact the Cal Shakes Box Office at 510.548.9666 or visit www.calshakes.org?

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