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Madame Butterfly - 1946 - Broadway


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(New York, NY)
6th Avenue and 49th St.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 29, 2020
Sarasota Opera is pleased to announce a preliminary lineup for the 2020 season of a?oeHD at the Opera Housea?? opening on Sunday, October 4th. The presentations will include Bizet's Carmen from the Zürich Opera House, Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty ballet from Teatro alla Scala in Milan, and Puccini's Madama Butterfly from Teatro Real in Madrid. Each presentation will begin at 1:30pm. More titles may be added to the schedule in coming weeks.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 20, 2020
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the virtual world premiere of Divaria Productions' original biopic opera Rival Queens on Thursday, November 12, at 8 p.m. at
by Nicholas Adler - Oct 19, 2020
An enchanted evening it sure was for those lucky enough to get to see the revival of South Pacific at the Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center. Chocked full of A-List Broadway performers included the talents of Kelli O’Hara, Matthew Morrison, Danny Burstein, Liz McCartney and the golden voiced baritone making his Broadway debut, Paulo Szot.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2020
Executive Director Richard Russell and Artistic Director Victor DeRenzi announced that Marco Nisticò will become the new Artistic Administrator of Sarasota Opera beginning December 1, 2020. Mr. Nisticò will fill the position held by the recently deceased Greg Trupiano, who had worked for Sarasota Opera since 1987.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 4, 2020
On Friday, November 6, 2020, Nicole Cooper and Russell Hoke of Heart of Singing Music School will be guests on It's Showtime with Rikki Lee, a popular weekly radio program originating from Chicago's Huntley suburb that provides an intimate look at the entertainment world.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 7, 2021
Seattle Opera announces the next panel in its Community Conversations series: “The View from the Pit: Maestros on Race and Gender in Opera.” Panelists include Maestros Kazem Abdullah, Alondra de la Parra, Viswa Subbaraman, and Judith Yan with moderator Alejandra Valarino Boyer, Seattle Opera's Director of Programs and Partnerships. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2021
The JOCUNDA FESTIVAL will present MY MOMMA THE SUPER ACTION HERO by Kenthedo Robinson and directed by Van Dirk Fisher, on Sunday, May 9, 2021 at 8PM ET and 5PM PT on Zoom. A mother goes as far as putting her son's life in danger to inspire him. Can she save him? Can she be his Super Action Hero?
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2021
Established as the Nico Malan Theatre in 1971, the Artscape building is celebrating its 50th Anniversary in existence. As part of celebrations we currently have on display a costume exhibition portraying the unforgettable moments (from Nico to Artscape) for various productions dating back from 1971 to the present day.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 28, 2020
BroadwayHD today announced its upcoming June titles, which feature an exciting lineup and star studded casts, including hit comedies, original musical productions, popular theater films and more.
by Ainhoa Hornero - May 2, 2021
Madre no hay más que una, y en los musicales tenemos ejemplos para todos los gustos
by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2021
The Houston Ballet has announced a new season, which will begin this September at the Wortham Theater Center.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 19, 2021
From a new streaming production of Tosca filmed at a historic Seattle cathedral, to live outdoor recitals at Seattle Center, and a conductor dialogue on race and gender, there's plenty of ways to engage with music through Seattle Opera's June offerings.
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2021
​The Indianapolis Opera's final night of Madame Butterfly is tonight, May 16.
by Kelly Luck - Mar 8, 2020
KC Lyric's production a bel canto treat
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 4, 2021
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced two brand new adult workshops, The Basics of Singing and European History Through The Lens of Opera, begin online via Zoom this spring. The Basics of Singing, led by Amanda Jones, is held Wednesdays from 7 to 8 p.m. starting March 31. Registration is $150 for six sessions; drop-in rates are available for $35 per class.
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 24, 2021
Television producer Roger Englander passed away earlier this month at the age of 94. Now his friend and colleague Freddie Gershon has written a beautiful tribute in his memory.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2020
Opera Philadelphia has announced the postponement of its final production of the 2019-2020 season, Madame Butterfly, which was to be presented in five performances at the Academy of Music from April 24-May 3, 2020.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 23, 2021
Picture yourself at the airport: the excited rush of people coming and going. The roar of planes taking off. Familiar sights of suitcases, pilots, people lining up, and—the enchanting sounds of opera?!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2021
Cóż mogłoby stanowić wystarczającą rekompensatę dla widzów Teatru Wielkiego - Opery Narodowej po tak długim czasie izolacji, jeśli nie jedna z najznakomitszych inscenizacji w reżyserii Mariusza Trelińskiego, jaką jest Madame Butterfly? Tym bardziej, że partię tytułową wykona na naszej scenie wybitna artystka Aleksandra Kurzak, która marzyła o niej już jako mała dziewczynka.
by Jim Munson - Jun 22, 2021
And now for something ethereal, funny and more than a little trippy. On June 26, The Marsh presents 'Astronautica,' a musical drawn from the words of women who have traveled through outer space, to its digital platform, MarshStream. Conceived and performed by Hai-Ting Chinn, Lindsay Kesselman & Kirsten Sollek. BroadwayWorld speaks with Ms. Chinn.
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2020
So what if... what if a brash American naval officer and a young Japanese girl met and fell in love? How would they communicate? (Certainly not in Italian!)
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2020
BritBox subscribers can now enjoy comedies, tragedies, ballets and operas from the UK's preeminent performers at home, as the service expands to support the British performing arts from 23rd July.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 1, 2020
In place of in-person summer activities on the grounds, Seattle Center and its resident organizations offer multiple virtual options this month. Streaming summer camps, masterclasses, music, classical performances and much more present fun, engaging and educational experiences for youth, families, aspiring artists and the public at large.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2021
Ian Derrer, The Dallas Opera’s Kern Wildenthal General Director and CEO, announced today that extreme and ongoing COVID 19 concerns are forcing the company to cancel its March and April 2021 subscription performances, with full-scale operas in the Winspear Opera House resuming in February and March of 2022 in a brand-new 2021/2022 Season.
by Jenny Bravo - Jan 23, 2020
There are few musicals that carry name recognition like that of Miss Saigon.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 13, 2020
Vancouver Opera's 2019-2020 season continues with the comic masterpiece The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini. Memorable melodies and mischievous escapades create frivolous fun in the pursuit of true love.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 6, 2020
In Nagasaki, a captivating geisha marries an American naval lieutenant. Her love for him is tested repeatedly a?' as her family disowns her, as he leaves Japan while promising to return eventually, and when his true intentions are finally revealed, with tragic consequences.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 5, 2020
Following the success of Ham and Passion and Toro: Beauty and the Bull, Spanish-born choreographer Carlos Pons Guerra and his DeNada Dance Theatre return to UK theatres in 2020 with Pons Guerra's latest dance theatre work, Mariposa, a transgender tragedy inspired by Puccini's Madame Butterfly.
by Keith Waits - Feb 17, 2020
Hot off the success of Les Misérables, the creative team of Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil created another war musical: Miss Saigon. Loosely based on the opera Madame Butterfly, Miss Saigon is an epic romance set right before the end of and three years after the Vietnam War. While the musical ultimately lost the 'Best New Musical' Tony to 'The Will Rogers Follies' in 1991, when done properly, it remains one of Broadway's greatest spectacles, something that this production has absolutely taken to heart.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 15, 2021
Teatr Wielki - Opera Narodowa has announced its lineup of events taking place in March 2021. Tickets are on sale now.
by Erica Miner - Feb 10, 2020
The first thing to know about Brian Jagde is that his name is pronounced a?oeJade,a?? like the jewel
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 22, 2020
En drømmeagtig, japansk iscenesættelse af Puccinis hjerteskærende fortælling om den hengivne geisha Butterflys kærlighed til amerikaneren Pinkerton. Kostumer af stjernedesigneren Kenzo Takada.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 16, 2019
The National Philharmonic celebrates the holiday season with the largest presentation of a?oeHallelujah! Handel's Messiaha?? in the Washington area on Saturday, Dec. 21 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 22 at 3 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore, which will be decorated in holiday trimmings.
by Steve Wilson - Dec 13, 2019
Smoke, gunfire, screams, the sound of a helicopter overhead, it's not just another night in Kansas City it's the opening night for Miss Saigon now playing at the Music Hall through December 15. While other theaters are busy bringing Christmas shows to life the Kansas City Broadway Series brings us a musical tale from one of the most turbulent times in American history, the Vietnam War.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 11, 2020
The Spreckels Organ Society and San Diego Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez announce an enchanting series of holiday webcast concerts direct from Balboa Park during the pandemic holidays 2020. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 28, 2020
The Bayerische Staatsoper will open the 2020a?"2021 season with an evening between opera and performance: With 7 Deaths of Maria Callas, performance artist Marina Abramovića??s opera project, which was planned for April 2020, will be made up for on 1 September.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 13, 2020
Hawaiʻi Opera Theatre has made the decision to postpone the previously announced 2020-21 Season due to ongoing concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. In conjunction with this announcement, the company is launching HOT Digital, an extension of the brand that will allow people to experience HOT at homes and take opera out in the community in new and unique ways throughout the year.   
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 12, 2020
The global pandemic has created a setback for arts groups across the Pacific Northwest. But despite challenges, Seattle Opera is using this moment as an opportunity to create equity in their art form through its next Community Conversation: Crescendo for Racial Justice in Opera.
by Peter Nason - Apr 7, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest theatrical works (non-musical) from 1920-2020; see if your favorites made the list!
by Stage Tube - Apr 30, 2020
Principal Conductor Evan Rogister, Washington National Opera Orchestra, Chorus, and Cafritz Young Artists bring you a delightful offering to brighten up your day, all recorded from their own homes!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2020
Over the past five years, Opera Philadelphia has presented no fewer than nine world premieres, scoring multiple awards and winning international audience and critical recognition. Now that the 2019-20 season has been cut short by the need for social distancing, the company is extending its season online with Digital Festival O.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 22, 2020
While McCaw Hall's stage may be dark, opera music continues to reverberate in the Pacific Northwest and beyond: Starting every Saturday on April 25, Enjoy Seattle Opera Mornings On KING FM. Classical KING FM 98.1 will broadcast recordings of previous Seattle Opera performances including Tosca, La traviata, The Magic Flute, and Madame Butterfly. Broadcasts will be available on the radio and at every Saturday morning at 10 a.m. Pacific Time. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2020
SALT Performing Arts is launching PASS THE SALT FUNDRAISER as it welcomes media stars from TV, film, Broadway and more to the virtual SALT stage for a pumped-up Cooped Up Cabaret on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 7 PM!
by Marianka Swain - Apr 13, 2020
Natalya Romaniw has been called 'the outstanding soprano her generation'. Recent work includes the lead roles in Scottish Opera's Tosca and English National Opera's Madame Butterfly, plus making her BBC Proms debut singing Rachmaninov's The Bells with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. She talks to BroadwayWorld about her remarkable career, upcoming album Arion, and keeping the music going during the shutdown.