Giacomo Puccini Videos

 
Date Of Birth:
December 22, 1858
Date Of Death:
November 29, 1924 (65)
Birth Place:
Lucca, Tuscany, ITALY
Giacomo Puccini News Feeds
 
Date of Birth: December 22, 1858
Date of Death: November 29, 1924 (65)

Birth Place: Lucca, Tuscany, ITALY
VIDEO: Get A First Look At The Met's MADAMA BUTTERFLYVIDEO: Get A First Look At The Met's MADAMA BUTTERFLY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the Met's MADAMA BUTTERFLY! Leading sopranos Hui He and Ana María Martínez share the heartbreaking title role of the doomed geisha, with tenors Piero Pretti and Andrea Carè as the American naval officer who abandons her. Paulo Szot and Markus Brück share the role of Sharpless, and Elizabeth DeShong is Suzuki, alternating with Maria Zifchak. Pier Giorgio Morandi is on the podium for Anthony Minghella's sweeping production, a perennial audience favorite. (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At The Met's TOSCA from the 2018/19 SeasonVIDEO: Get A First Look At The Met's TOSCA from the 2018/19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

Met favorite Sondra Radvanovsky and rising star Jennifer Rowley share the title role of the volatile diva at the heart of Puccini's operatic thriller. Joseph Calleja brings his stylish tenor to the role of Cavaradossi, and Wolfgang Koch and Claudio Sgura share the role of the nefarious police chief Scarpia. Carlo Rizzi conducts Sir David McVicar's resplendent production. (more...)

VIDEO: Music Hall Classics Pakt Uit Met Tot De Verbeelding Sprekende Opera'sVIDEO: Music Hall Classics Pakt Uit Met Tot De Verbeelding Sprekende Opera's
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Operaliefhebbers mogen op beide oren slapen, want ook tijdens het seizoen 2018 - 2019 zullen ze meer dan hun gading vinden in het rijkelijke aanbod van tot de verbeelding sprekende producties, dat Music Hall Classics presenteert. Een boeiend en gevarieerd opera-aanbod, metaangrijpende theaterproducties, majestueuze arenaspektakels, ja zelfs een amusante operette mag niet ontbreken op het indrukwekkende programma. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at New Trailer for LA Opera's TOSCA
by Stage Tube - Apr 24, 2017

LA Opera presents Giacomo Puccini's thrilling masterpiece, Tosca, conducted by Music Director James Conlon. The final mainstage presentation of the company's 2016/17 season, Tosca is a revival of the production staged by the company in 2013, directed by Tony and Olivier Award winner John Caird. There will be seven performances from April 22 through May 13, taking place at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (135 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90012). (more...)

BWW Review: 17 Years Later RENT Revivals in Brazil
by Claudio Erlichman - Jan 16, 2017

Universal, translated into more than 22 languages and presented in more than 100 cities, RENT gets a new Brazilian production with presentations on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. How do you count one year of your life? The winner of the 4 Tony Awards (Best Musical, Best Song, Best Original Score and Best Supporting Actor), RENT tells a year in the lives of eight young people who have to face the adventures and misadventures of their loves, friendships, conflicts, financial problems, sexuality and the struggle with human finitude. More than a musical, RENT is a chain of love! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Serenbe's MISS SAIGON, Featuring Real-Life Helicopter
by Stage Tube - Aug 1, 2016

Serenbe Playhouse, recipient of the prestigious American Theatre Wing grant (2015), presents the fourth show in its 2016 season, Miss Saigon, with music by Claude- Michel Schonberg; lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr., and Alain Boublil; adapted from the original French lyrics by Alain Boublil. The show is directed by Brian Clowdus, music direction is by Chris Brent Davis, and choreography is by Bubba Carr. The show opened on July 21 and has already been extended to August 14. Click below to watch highlights from the show, including footage of the production's real-life helicopter! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/29/16- RENT
by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2016

Today in 1996, Rent opened at the Nederlander Theatre, where it ran for 5123 performances. Rent is a rock musical with music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson based on Giacomo Puccini's opera La boheme. It tells the story of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York's Lower East Side in the thriving days of Bohemian Alphabet City, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS.On Broadway, Rent gained critical acclaim and won a Tony Award for Best Musical among other awards. The Broadway production closed on September 7, 2008 after a 12-year run. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/11/16- MISS SAIGON
by Stage Tube - Apr 11, 2016

Today in 1991, Miss Saigon opened at the Broadway Theatre, where it ran for 4092 performances. Miss Saigon is a musical by Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil, with lyrics by Boublil and Richard Maltby, Jr. It is based on Giacomo Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly, and similarly tells the tragic tale of a doomed romance involving an Asian woman abandoned by her American lover. The musical premiered at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, in London on 20 September 1989, closing after over four thousand performances, on 30 October 1999.The musical represented Schonberg and Boublil's second major success, following Les Miserables in 1985. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/29/15- RENT
by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2015

Today in 1996, Rent opened at the Nederlander Theatre, where it ran for 5123 performances. Rent is a rock musical with music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson based on Giacomo Puccini's opera La boheme. It tells the story of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York's Lower East Side in the thriving days of Bohemian Alphabet City, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS.On Broadway, Rent gained critical acclaim and won a Tony Award for Best Musical among other awards. The Broadway production closed on September 7, 2008 after a 12-year run. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/11/15- MISS SAIGON
by Stage Tube - Apr 11, 2015

Today in 1991, Miss Saigon opened at the Broadway Theatre, where it ran for 4092 performances. Miss Saigon is a musical by Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil, with lyrics by Boublil and Richard Maltby, Jr. It is based on Giacomo Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly, and similarly tells the tragic tale of a doomed romance involving an Asian woman abandoned by her American lover. The musical premiered at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, in London on 20 September 1989, closing after over four thousand performances, on 30 October 1999.The musical represented Schonberg and Boublil's second major success, following Les Miserables in 1985. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Inside Rehearsal with the Chorus of Royal Albert Hall's MADAM BUTTERFLY
by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2015

A new behind-the-scenes rehearsal video has been released for MADAM BUTTERFLY, Giacomo Puccini's masterpiece of doomed love and tragic passion, which will play a limited run at the Royal Albert Hall, beginning on 26 February 2015. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal with Hyeseoung Kwon & Jeffrey Gwaltney for MADAM BUTTERFLY at Royal Albert Hall!
by Stage Tube - Feb 4, 2015

A behind-the-scenes rehearsal video has been released for MADAM BUTTERFLY, Giacomo Puccini's masterpiece of doomed love and tragic passion, which will play a limited run at the Royal Albert Hall, beginning on 26 February 2015. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/11- MISS SAIGON
by Stage Tube - Apr 11, 2014

Today in 1991, Miss Saigon opened at the Broadway Theatre, where it ran for 4092 performances. Miss Saigon is a musical by Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil, with lyrics by Boublil and Richard Maltby, Jr. It is based on Giacomo Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly, and similarly tells the tragic tale of a doomed romance involving an Asian woman abandoned by her American lover. The musical premiered at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, in London on 20 September 1989, closing after over four thousand performances, on 30 October 1999.The musical represented Schonberg and Boublil's second major success, following Les Miserables in 1985. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: 9-Year-Old Amira Willighagen Wins Holland's Got Talent
by Stage Tube - Dec 30, 2013

Amira Willighagen is the winner of Holland's got talent 2013. Check out her performance of Nessun Dorma below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/29- RENT
by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2013

Today in 1996, Rent opened at the Nederlander Theatre, where it ran for 5123 performances. Rent is a rock musical with music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson based on Giacomo Puccini's opera La boheme. It tells the story of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York's Lower East Side in the thriving days of Bohemian Alphabet City, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS.On Broadway, Rent gained critical acclaim and won a Tony Award for Best Musical among other awards. The Broadway production closed on September 7, 2008 after a 12-year run. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/11- MISS SAIGON
by Stage Tube - Apr 11, 2013

Today in 1991, Miss Saigon opened at the Broadway Theatre, where it ran for 4092 performances. Miss Saigon is a musical by Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil, with lyrics by Boublil and Richard Maltby, Jr. It is based on Giacomo Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly, and similarly tells the tragic tale of a doomed romance involving an Asian woman abandoned by her American lover. The musical premiered at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, in London on 20 September 1989, closing after over four thousand performances, on 30 October 1999.The musical represented Schonberg and Boublil's second major success, following Les Miserables in 1985. (more...)

MEGA STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/11- MISS SAIGON
by Stage Tube - Apr 11, 2013

In celebration of this day, we bring you a collection of our favorite performances from the show. Click below to check it out! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: MISS SAIGON's Lea Salonga, Joan Almedilla and Rona Figueroa Tribute Lyricist Richard Maltby, Jr.
by Stage Tube - Dec 23, 2012

MISS SAIGON's leading ladies Joan Almedilla, Rona Figueroa and Tony Award winner Lea Salonga recently gathered to pay tribute to the musical's lyricist Richard Maltby, Jr. Click below to watch an excerpt from PhilDev's benefit concert at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Bristol Riverside Theatre Presents 25th Anniversary Season-Closer RENT
by Stage Tube - May 24, 2012

Bristol Riverside Theatre concludes its 25th Anniversary Season with the Broadway mega-hit Rent by Jonathan Larsonplaying at Bristol Riverside Theatre now through June 3. Directed by Jose Zayas, the cast features Julian Alvarez, Mark Willis Borum, Tracie Franklin, James LaRosa, Meera Mohan, Brendan Norton, Tyrone Roberson, Jamila Sabares-Klemm, Tara Tagliaferro, Brit West, and Nadine Zahr with local actors Michael Hogan, Joseph Michael O'Brien, and Carl Nathaniel Smith. Check out a video reel with footage from the production set to its best known song, 'Seasons of Love' below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/29- RENT
by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2012

Today in 1996, Rent opened at the Nederlander Theatre, where it ran for 5123 performances. Rent is a rock musical with music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson based on Giacomo Puccini's opera La bohème. It tells the story of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York's Lower East Side in the thriving days of Bohemian Alphabet City, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS.On Broadway, Rent gained critical acclaim and won a Tony Award for Best Musical among other awards. The Broadway production closed on September 7, 2008 after a 12-year run. (more...)