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by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017
The Dallas Opera is proud to present the six distinguished professionals selected to participate in the third annual residency of the Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera in two public concerts:
by Review Roundups - Oct 26, 2017
David Henry Hwang's Tony Award-winning play, M BUTTERFLY, directed by Julie Taymor, opens tonight at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th street).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017
Pangea is bringing back by popular demand Welcome to the Jungle, Salty Brine's tour de force cabaret concoction, for a five-show major engagement on Tuesdays November 7, 14, 21, 28 and Wednesday November 29, all at 7:30pm.
by Jared Echevarria - Oct 17, 2017
The hills are truly alive with the arrival of London's West End production's The Sound of Music. On the gala night (September 29), audiences across generations came running to the Theatre at Solaire just to see the show for the first time and for some, many times over a beloved musical that became part of their childhood. The Sound of Music is a nostalgic theatrical experience that brings candid memories of yore and a myriad of familiar tunes that would prompt any viewer to go home humming if not singing.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017
This spring, the international music sensation ROCKTOPIA will rock Broadway for six epic weeks, March 20 - April 29, 2018 at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway).
by TV News Desk - Nov 9, 2017
Last night's episode of the JEOPARDY 2017 Tournament of Champions featured a category titled 'Broadway 2017' in the Double Jeopardy round. Check out the 'answers' below and see how well you would have done!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017
A brand-new show concept Trioperas combining opera with multiple artforms will have its world premiere in London on 23 May 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2017
Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 2017 2018 season with the company premiere of Handel's magical Baroque opera Alcina - starring megawatt soprano Angela Meade in the title role - November 4 19, 2017, in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017
Noted conductor Jason Tramm will lead the MidAtlantic Opera Orchestra with featured soloists and the Seton Hall Choir in a sumptuous concert production of Puccini's enigmatic masterwork Madama Butterfly at SOPAC December 5th at 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017
Seven time Emmy Award-winner Ed Asner and three time Emmy Award and Tony Award-nominee Kate Burton will star in a two-week East Coast tour of concert readings of Jeff Cohen's play The Soap Myth. The readings, which will be directed by Pam Berlin and will also feature Ned Eisenberg & Blair Baker, will serve as a tribute to International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The tour will begin on Monday, January 22, 2018 in Miami Beach Florida, and will conclude on Thursday, February 1 at Hofstra University on Long Island.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017
In 2018, Riverside Theatres will celebrate 30 years of sharing stories on the stage and screen. To coincide with this significant year, Riverside has compiled a diverse anniversary program to reflect the broad interests of its audiences and the community.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017
National Chorale, New York's premier professional choral company, under the Artistic Direction of Everett McCorvey, continues its 2017-2018 Season at Lincoln Center with the 50th presentation of Handel's Messiah Sing-In onFriday, December 15, 2017 at 7:30pm at the David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, NYC. Tickets are $30-100 and are available at www.nationalchorale.com, or by calling (212) 333-5333.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2017
La rondine will be sung in Italian with English supertitles. Runtime is approximately 2.5 hours. Opera San Jos presents six performances of this opera, opening in San Jos 's California Theatre on November 11, 2017, closing November 26, 2017. The California Theatre is at 345 S. First Street in downtown San Jos .
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018
While Rocktopia gets ready to take its first official Broadway bow, its producers are under fire for offering its chorus members unfair wages. An official statement from the Actors' Equity Association reads:
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018
While Rocktopia gets ready to take its first official Broadway bow, its producers are under fire for offering its chorus members unfair wages. An official statement from the Actors' Equity Association reads:
by Walter McBride - Mar 28, 2018
Rocktopia opened on Broadway last night, March 27. BroadwayWorld attended the big night and you can check out photos from the show's opening night finale below!
by Walter McBride - Mar 28, 2018
Rocktopia opened on Broadway last night, March 27. BroadwayWorld was on the red carpet and we're taking you inside as the stars arrived. Check out the photos below!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018
National Chorale, New York's premier professional choral company, under the Artistic Direction of Everett McCorvey, continues its 2017-2018 Season at Lincoln Center with Beethoven Symphony #9 on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 8pm at the David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, NYC.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018
The producers of the Broadway concert ROCKTOPIA are thrilled to announce that rock icon Dee Snider, lead singer of multi-platinum-selling band TWISTED SISTER, will triumphantly return to Broadway as a special guest vocalist in the show for the fourth week of its limited engagement, April 9 - 15, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018
ROCKTOPIA has released production photos of its six-week limited engagementat The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). See the new images below!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018
The producers of the Broadway concert ROCKTOPIA are thrilled to announce that multi-platinum Rock and Roll Hall of Famer ROBIN ZANDER, lead singer of CHEAP TRICK, will make his Broadway debut as a special guest vocalist in the show for the final week of its limited engagement, April 23 - 29, 2018. An explosive concert event that fuses the most iconic 20th-century rock with world-renowned classical masterpieces, ROCKTOPIA features the works of musical innovators across centuries-including Journey, Mozart, Queen, Beethoven, Aerosmith, Handel, Led Zeppelin, Tchaikovsky, U2, Copland, Heart, Puccini, The Who and more-performed by an elite lineup of vocalists, a five-piece rock band, a forty-person choir, and a twenty-piece orchestra. ROCKTOPIA celebrates its opening night at the Broadway Theatre on Tuesday, March 27.
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2018
The producers of the Broadway concert ROCKTOPIA are thrilled to announce that multi-platinum Rock and Roll Hall of Famer ROBIN ZANDER, lead singer of CHEAP TRICK, will make his Broadway debut as a special guest vocalist in the show for the final week of its limited engagement, April 23 - 29, 2018. An explosive concert event that fuses the most iconic 20th-century rock with world-renowned classical masterpieces, ROCKTOPIA features the works of musical innovators across centuries-including Journey, Mozart, Queen, Beethoven, Aerosmith, Handel, Led Zeppelin, Tchaikovsky, U2, Copland, Heart, Puccini, The Who and more-performed by an elite lineup of vocalists, a five-piece rock band, a forty-person choir, and a twenty-piece orchestra. ROCKTOPIA celebrates its opening night at the Broadway Theatre on Tuesday, March 27. Tickets are now on sale at Telecharge.com.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018
Actors' Equity Association, the national labor union representing more than 51,000 Actors and Stage Managers, has announced that it has reached a tentative agreement with the Producers of the Broadway production Rocktopia to ensure the production will use wall-to-wall Equity contracts.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018
For the first time ever, three of the world's most famous female-led operas have been dramatically revised with their stories told through the eyes of composer and interpreter, Pamela Tan-Nicholson, for the world premiere of TriOperas, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the UK's women's suffrage, Women's History Month and International Women's Day on 8th March.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018
Seattle's Black community is invited to 'Cultured Conversations: Black Inclusion at the Opera,' an open forum led by facilitator ChrisTiana ObeySumner. ObeySumner, social impact consultant for Seattle Opera, is leading conversations on Black representation and inclusion this spring and summer during the company's presentations of Aida and Porgy and Bess. The March forum is free and open to individuals who identify as Black* with an interest in theater, classical music, the performing arts, and especially-opera. Participants will be able to speak freely and share ideas in this safe space for people of color. Topics will include Black representation onstage and behind the scenes, various ways to get involved with the art form, and potential steps toward a future for opera that centers people of color.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Adrienne Danrich in Love & Trouble: Five Personas ~ One Voice on February 20, 2018. In collaboration with classical and musical theater composer Dave Hall. Danrich has created a unique, toe-tapping, emotionally riveting, and uplifting concert honoring the stories of five different women. Danrich seamlessly transforms from one character to the next with quick-witted, lively dialogue and songs that will transport you from the jazz and blues lounge to the gospel revival to the opera house. The music for Love & Trouble was written by Hall and Danrich with lyrics and poems by Danrich.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018
Broadway/San Diego A Nederlander Presentation is thrilled to announce their 2018-2019 season of time-tested and contemporary Broadway classics coming to San Diego. This is the perfect season to bring together traditional theatre-lovers and new audiences to share their enjoyment of theatre, with songs everyone can sing to at the San Diego Civic Theatre and sponsored by San Diego County Credit Union .
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018
Houston Grand Opera (HGO) will present its 2018-19 season in its creative home at Houston's Wortham Theater Center after a year of displacement due to damage to the building from Hurricane Harvey. The 64th season will open October 19, 2018, with HGO's first performances in 20 years of Wagner's romantic ghost story The Flying Dutchman, in a new production featuring baritoneAndrzej Dobber as the Dutchman and the role debut of award-winning American soprano and HGO Studio alumna Rachel Willis-S rensen as Senta. To close the season, the new Kasper Holten production of Mozart's Don Giovanni featuring the HGO debut of baritone Philippe Sly in the title role and the role debut of soprano Ailyn P rez as Donna Anna will be presented in repertory with The Phoenix, a world premiere about the colorful life of Lorenzo da Ponte, Mozart's librettist for the masterful Don Giovanni, The Marriage of Figaro, and Cos fan tutte. The new work, written by composer Tarik O'Regan and librettist John Caird, will star renowned baritone Thomas Hampson as Lorenzo da Ponte in a belated HGO debut and bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni as Da Ponte's son, Lorenzo. HGO will also present a revival of Daniel Cat n's ethereal Florencia en el Amazonas with internationally acclaimed soprano and HGO Studio alumna Ana Mar a Mart nez in the title role; the first HGO presentation of Bizet's The Pearl Fishers with the stellar tenor and baritone pairing of Lawrence Brownlee and Mariusz Kwiecien in the title roles along with soprano Andrea Carroll; and the return of HGO's 2012 production of Puccini's perennial classic La boh me, featuring the role debut of soprano and HGO Studio alumna Nicole Heaston as Mim .
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018
Enjoy a stunning gala concert combining classical and contemporary songs from east and west when superb Chinese and Australian singers perform jointly with talented musicians from the China National Opera & Dance Drama Theater and Sydney Symphony Orchestra at Sydney Opera House Concert Hall on Thursday 15 February 2018.
by TV - Press Previews - Jan 17, 2018
This spring, the international music sensation Rocktopia will rock Broadway for six epic weeks, March 20 - April 29, 2018 at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). Set to open on March 27, 2018, Rocktopia is an explosive musical event that fuses the most iconic 20th-Century rock with world-renowned classical compositions. Five world-class vocalists-backed by a full symphony orchestra, an electrifying rock band and a choir-take music itself to electrifying new heights.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018
The producers of the international music sensation ROCKTOPIA are thrilled to announce that the Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum-selling lead singer of Train, Pat Monahan, will make his Broadway debut during the first three weeks of the run, March 20 April 8, 2018.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 16, 2018
This spring, the international music sensation Rocktopia will rock Broadway for six epic weeks, March 20 April 29, 2018 at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). Set to open on March 27, 2018, Rocktopia is an explosive musical event that fuses the most iconic 20th-Century rock with world-renowned classical compositions. Five world-class vocalists backed by a full symphony orchestra, an electrifying rock band and a choir take music itself to electrifying new heights. The anthems of Queen and Journey meet the odes of Beethoven. The power ofZeppelin merges with the poetry of Puccini. The greatness of The Who blends with the grandeur of Strauss. This is the one-of-a-kind sound of ROCKTOPIA. The cast met the press this week. See photos from the rockin' event below!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018
Following her sell-out shows last year, the Princess of Satire, the very talented singer Melinda Hughes, returns to Live At Zedel on February 7th & 8th and March 7th and The Pheasantry on April 10, to perform her hilarious songs lampooning celebrities, politics, the aristocracy and Melania Trump. Backed by a live jazz trio, her witty, up-to the minute show with brand new songs is not to be missed!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018
Utah Opera Artistic Director Christopher McBeth today announced Utah Opera's 2018-19 season. Featuring two new productions by the company's in-house Production Studios, Utah Opera's 41st season runs from October 2018 to May 2019 and comprises three main-stage productions at Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre and a semi-staged production at Abravanel Hall.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018
Silk Road Rising (Chief Programming Officer Jamil Khoury and Executive Director Malik Gillani) is proud to announce the World Premiere of Through the Elevated Line, written by Novid Parsi and directed by Carin Silkaitis. The production will run from March 7th to April 15th, 2018 at Silk Road Rising located at 77 W. Washington St., Lower Level, Chicago, IL, 60602. The Press Opening is March 17 at 4:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018
Opera San José today announced the company's 2018-19 season opening September 15, 2018 with Mozart's The Abduction from the Seraglio, directed by Michael Shell, followed in November by Leoncavallo's Pagliacci, directed by Shawna Lucey. The company will then begin 2019 with Heggie and Scheer's Moby-Dick on February 9, and concludes the season in April with Puccini's Madame Butterfly, directed by Brad Dalton.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018
Opera San Jose today announced the company's 2018-19 season opening September 15, 2018 with Mozart's The Abduction from the Seraglio, directed by Michael Shell, followed in November by Leoncavallo's Pagliacci, directed by Shawna Lucey. The company will then begin 2019 with Heggie and Scheer's Moby-Dick on February 9, and concludes the season in April with Puccini's Madame Butterfly, directed by Brad Dalton. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018
The Verdi Chorus celebrates its 35th anniversary with its Spring 2018 concert The Force of Destiny for two performances only at the First United Methodist Church in Santa Monica on April 28 and 29 led by Founding Artistic Director Anne Marie Ketchum. As the only choral group in Southern California that focuses primarily on the dramatic and diverse music for opera chorus, their program will feature selections from three Verdi operas - La forza del destino, Nabucco, including the famed chorus "Va, pensiero," the opening party scene of La traviata, and conclude with beloved melodies from Strauss' Die Fledermaus.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018
American Composers Orchestra (ACO) continues its 2017-2018 season, under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel, Music Director George Manahan, and President Edward Yim, with Dreamscapes, on Friday, April 6, 2018 at 7:30pm at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall (57th St. and 7th Ave.).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018
With the downbeat that begins February 25th's fully staged production of 'Madama Butterfly' at the Queensborough Performing Arts Center, noted American conductor Jason C. Tramm concludes an ambitious series of conducting engagements over the last year that has taken him to opera houses and performing arts centers throughout the Eastern Seaboard, leaving his indelible signature on Puccini's enigmatic and provocative work.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018
La Traviata comes to New York in a spectacular new production unlike anything operagoers have seen before when the Philharmonia Orchestra of New York (PONY), under the baton of principal conductor Atsushi Yamada, present two powerful concerts live at Jazz at Lincoln Center from March 20-21, at 7:30 pm. Hailed as "among the most progressive modern orchestras," PONY returns with a first for opera - holographic settings.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018
Utah Opera's 40th anniversary season continues with a celebratory double-score production of Leoncavallo's "Pagliacci" and Puccini's "Gianni Schicchi." The shows will be performed five times at the Janey Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre on March 10, 12, 14, 16 at 7:30 PM, and March 18th at 2 PM. Tickets, priced from $15-$105, are available for purchase through www.utahopera.org or by calling (801) 533-6683.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018
Rising actress and lyric soprano Natalia Ferreiro will shine bright in the Los Angeles premiere of the world's first mariachi musical, Cruzar la Cara de la Luna (To Cross the Face of the Moon). at the Valley Performing Arts Center - The Soraya.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2018
Music Director Carl St.Clair and President John Forsyte today announced Pacific Symphony's 2018-19 season, which celebrates the orchestra's 40th anniversary. The season commences on Thursday, September 27 with a program featuring American composer Frank Ticheli's Shooting Stars, commissioned for Pacific Symphony's 25th anniversary and newly revised for this season's celebration; Ravel's Bolero highlighting musicians of Pacific Symphony as soloists on stage and in a specially commissioned anniversary film; and guest soloist Olga Kern in Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3.
by Walter McBride - Feb 1, 2018
This spring, the international music sensation Rocktopia will rock Broadway for six epic weeks, March 20 - April 29, 2018 at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). Set to open on March 27, 2018, Rocktopia is an explosive musical event that fuses the most iconic 20th-Century rock with world-renowned classical compositions. Five world-class vocalists-backed by a full symphony orchestra, an electrifying rock band and a choir-take music itself to electrifying new heights.
by TV News Desk - Feb 1, 2018
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) today proudly announced that Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes, stars of television, film and stage and Sid and Marty Krofft, two legendary television producers, will be honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards this year during the Daytime Emmy® Awards.  The Krofft Brothers will be celebrated at the 45th Daytime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards which will take place on Friday, April 27th, 2018, while Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes will be celebrated on Sunday, April 29th, 2018 at the 45th Daytime Emmy® Awards.  Both presentations will take place at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Southern California.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018
American Composers Orchestra (ACO) announces two performances presented by Carnegie Hall in Zankel Hall during the 2018-2019 season. In 2018-2019, under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel, Music Director George Manahan, and President Edward Yim, ACO continues its commitment to the creation, performance, preservation, and promotion of music by American composers, with programming that reflects the infinite ways American orchestral music illustrates geographic, stylistic, gender, and racial diversity. ACO's concerts at Carnegie Hall include premieres by 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winner Du Yun, by composer and Imani Winds flutist Valerie Coleman, and by Alex Temple, a composer who integrates love for pop culture and the Western classical tradition. Additional 2018-2019 performances and activities will be announced in March 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017
Le Corsaire (The Pirate's Story) is one of the world's most loved ballets complete with pirates, beautiful maidens, romance and shipwrecks. A full length version of the classic has never before been staged by an Australian ballet company. The Victorian State Ballet are delighted to perform the work at The Concourse, Chatswood on Saturday March 17 at 7.00pm and Sunday March 18 at 2.30pm, following its May premiere season in Victoria.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017
Noted conductor Jason Tramm will lead the MidAtlantic Opera Orchestra with featured soloists and the Seton Hall Choir in a sumptuous concert production of Puccini's enigmatic masterwork Madama Butterfly at SOPAC December 5th at 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017
Silk Road Rising (Chief Programming Officer Jamil Khoury and Executive Director Malik Gillani) is proud to announce the World Premiere of Through the Elevated Line, written by Novid Parsi and directed by Carin Silkaitis. The production will run on March 7th to April 15th, 2018 at Silk Road Rising located at 77 W. Washington St., Lower Level, Chicago, IL, 60602. The Press Opening is March 17 at 4:00pm.