News About Let Me Die at Fringearts
BWW Interview: Getting a Kick from Keckler at Opera Philadelphia's O19 Festival
September 18, 2019
Last January, Joseph Keckler seemed to burst forth, fully blown, like Athena from the head of Zeus, at New York's Prototype Festival (though his emergence was, in fact, no such thing, having already been a staple of the Downtown scene for several years). This month, Philadelphia's got him, at the Opera Philadelphia O19, running from September 20-28, with LET ME DIE. It's a genre-bending performance piece for the baritone, whose voice ascends to tenorial heights, that peppers famous operatic death scenes (with some singing collaborators) with video from Lianne Arnold, his own music and signature comedic je ne sais quoi.
The 2019 Philly Fringe Festival Curated Programming Announced
June 12, 2019
FringeArts announced the curated component of the 2019 Fringe Festival today, featuring eleven theater, dance, music, and interdisciplinary engagements at FringeArts' home on the Delaware Waterfront and in venues around the city September 5-22. Tickets are currently on sale to FringeArts Members, and go on sale to the public on Monday.
Opera Philadelphia's 2019-2020 Season Launches In September With Third Annual Festival O
February 07, 2019
Launching its past two annual seasons with the groundbreaking Festival O has firmly established Opera Philadelphia not only as "one of North America's premiere generators of valid new operas" (Opera News), but as "one of American opera's success stories" (New York Times). Now the company steps boldly into 2019-2020 with the third edition of its festival, O19, which comprises two world premieres, two company premieres, and a series of special presentations, events, and recitals at multiple venues across the city in September. Next, the season spotlights renowned Jack Mulroney Music Director Corrado Rovaris, who leads three productions at the Academy of Music to mark the 20th anniversary of his company debut. As the Washington Post observes: "Opera in Philadelphia really can claim to offer something for everyone."