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by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2020
The Atlanta Opera reinvents its business model for the 2020-21 season with the a?oeBig Tenta?? series.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2020
Producer Mark Cortale announced today that award-winning stars of the stage and screen Norm Lewis, Megan Hilty, and Cheyenne Jackson will join the line-up of talent slated to participate in The Seth Concert Series, the weekly virtual series based on Seth Rudetsky's international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 7, 2020
While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out yesterday's highlights from some of your favorites, including Ben Platt, Cynthia Erivo, Brian Stokes Mitchell, the cast of Girl From the North Country, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2020
To address building occupancy restrictions and social distancing guidelines, the Kansas City Ballet, Kansas City Symphony, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, and Harriman-Jewell Series conclude it is not possible to perform and today announce postponement or cancellation of their on-stage programming at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2020
To address building occupancy restrictions and social distancing guidelines, the Kansas City Ballet, Kansas City Symphony, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, and Harriman-Jewell Series conclude it is not possible to perform and today announce postponement or cancellation of their on-stage programming at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts through December 31, 2020.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 30, 2020
Check out a few of the more obscure tidbits on the life and career of the great Stephen Sondheim as he becomes the first subject of our new series 10 Things You Might Not Know About...
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2020
Theatre Major, a Maryland-based acting and educational consulting company, unveiled its new lineup of coaches for the fall college audition season.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2020
'Tonight at the London Coliseum' is a week-long series of concerts to be performed on stage at the London Coliseum by some of the UK's most prolific musical theatre stars.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2020
a??a??a??a??a??a??a?? The Atlanta Opera announces the formation of the Atlanta Opera Company Players, featuring twelve world-class singers, all resident in Atlanta and the southeast, who will collaborate with the company's leadership team to reimagine its 2020a?'21 season.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2020
Seattle Opera is announcing the final singers to perform in its online recital series, Songs of Summer. Artists include beloved soprano Mary Elizabeth Williamsa?"star of Tosca, Nabucco, and Mary Stuart.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
A virtual production will be streamed of Jason Robert Brown's Songs For A New World, filmed entirely in isolation, beginning tonight, July 23!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
Carnegie Hall is live with Audra McDonald! 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020
Hosted by beloved musical director and Sirius XM Star Seth Rudetsky, Norm Lewis's live concert is now available on demand for a limited time only, through August 5th!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2020
Seth Rudetsky's internationally acclaimed Broadway concert series that first began in Provincetown at The Art House in 2011 is now a weekly virtual series entitled The Seth Concert Series. Norm Lewis' performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3 PM ET.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 18, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! On July 17, he chatted with Broadway favorite Norm Lewis!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 17, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here today, July 17 (12pm ET), as he chats with Broadway favorite Norm Lewis!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2020
Three new releases now available on digital platforms today via Broadway Records, Broadbend, Arkansas (Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording), The Perfect Fit a?" The Musical (The Remote Album), and the re-release of Golden Boy of the Blue Ridge (Original Cast Recording). You can buy or stream all three where digital musical is sold.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2020
Today, July 17, Broadway Records releases the cast recording of the award-winning new musical The Perfect Fit, written by 13-year-old musical sensation Joshua Turchin. The 'Remote EP' is the first musical concept EP ever, available digitally everywhere music is sold.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2020
Seth Rudetsky's internationally acclaimed Broadway concert series that first began in Provincetown at The Art House in 2011 is now a weekly virtual series titled The Seth Concert Series.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2020
The Joyce Theater Foundation will host three Dancing Dialogues, live virtual panel discussion with prominent dance makers and artists including Ronald K. Brown, Patricia Delgado, Virginia Johnson, and Francesca Harper, on Monday nights from July 20 - August 10.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2020
Portland Opera has announced that renowned artists Karen Slack and Damien Geter have joined the company as Artistic Advisors. Slack and Geter will work with General Director Sue Dixon, and interim Artistic Director Daniel Biaggi, on expanded repertoire, casting, public programming, and community engagement.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2020
The Washington Chorus has announced its lineup for the 2020-21 season. This is the debut season for artistic director Dr. Eugene Rogers. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2020
Phillip Gainsley is presenting a new podcast series, devoted to classical music and music theater.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2020
Today's top stories: The Leonard Cohen estate may take legal action against the RNC for using two covers of 'Hallelujah.'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2020
The Lark Drive-In presents Classical Arts Rock on WEDNESDAY Nights, starting September 2nd   -- heady combination of classical arts and rock 'n roll on the big outdoor screen!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 30, 2020
Though the reach of Gershwin's classic tunes has proved vast, no other song from his canon has quite matched the monumental success of Porgy and Bess' opening aria, 'Summertime.'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2020
Dallas Summer Musicals announced today that it is one of a select group of U.S. arts organizations participating in the livestream event, Hershey Felder as George Gershwin Alone - Live from Florence to be streamed live on Sunday, September 13 at 7 p.m. CST. Tickets are on sale now.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2020
Today (August 26) in live streaming: Carolee Carmello visits Backstage Live, The Chaos Twins welcome Alexander Hodge, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2020
Porchlight Music Theatre has announced it is the local Chicago beneficiary for the live streamed broadcast of Hershey Felder as George Gershwin Alone - Live from Florence, Italy on Sunday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. CDT from Teatro della Pergola.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2020
'Singing Proud' at the Stanley Halls, an incredible evening of music showcasing black performers from London's West End!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2020
Theatres across the Bay Area have been forced to make the switch to online programming amidst the health crisis. If you're looking for something to do, or watch, learn more about all of the offerings below!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2020
The Met has announced a specially-curated, three-week schedule for its Nightly Met Opera Streams, a free series of encore Live in HD presentations and classic telecasts streamed on the company website during the coronavirus closure. The schedule includes an All-Verdi week, a 20th-Century Classics week, and an All-French week.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2020
Following the enormous success of its previous two livestreaming musical events, internationally acclaimed artist Hershey Felder's new arts broadcasting company, Hershey Felder Presents a?" Live from Florence, today announced its next production, Hershey Felder as George Gershwin Alone, will stream live Sunday, September 13 from Teatro della Pergola at 5 p.m. PDT, 7 p.m. CDT and 8 p.m. EDT.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020
Paper Mill Playhouse has announced a virtual beginning of the 2020-2021 season. Produced in partnership with Hershey Felder Presents, Paper Mill is proud to present Hershey Felder as George Gershwin Alone - Live from Florence, streamed live on Sunday, September 13 at 8:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020
Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Executive Director Angel Ysaguirre, has announced that Kelvin Roston, Jr. is the recipient of the 2019/20 Nicholas Rudall Classic Artist Award.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
LOA LIVE: Library of America Online Presentations presents IT'S A NEW WORLD, GOLDE: Classic American Musicals in the 21st Century, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 from 5:30 to 6:30 pm EST via Zoom.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
This fall, the legendary composer of a?oeRhapsody in Blue,a?? An American in Paris, and many more iconic American standards will come to life in a livestreamed performance of Hershey Felder as George Gershwin Alone a?" Live from Florence.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2020
Laguna Playhouse and Hershey Felder Presents announced today the details of Hershey Felder as George Gershwin Alone a?" Live from Florence. Following up the successful live streams of Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin and Hershey Felder: Beethoven, acclaimed performer Hershey Felder will present his one-man show, Hershey Felder as George Gershwin Alone.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2020
Joshua Bell today releases the new album Joshua Bell: At Home With Music (LIVE) for Sony Classical.  Available everywhere now, the companion album includes audio recordings of eight musical performances featuring Joshua Bell,  his wife, soprano Larisa Martínez as well as guest artists and friends Jeremy Denk, Peter Dugan, and Kamal Khan from the forthcoming PBS-TV broadcast special, “Joshua Bell: At Home With Music.”
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2020
Pippin will reopen the Sydney Lyric Theatre at The Star for an exclusive season from 24 November 2020. Full of extraordinary acrobatics, wondrous magical feats and soaring songs from the composer of Wicked, PIPPIN is Broadway's high-flying, death-defying hit Broadway musical.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2020
BDT Stage presents two of Denver's most powerful divas performing together on two special nights.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2020
Following the successful live streams of Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin and Hershey Felder: Beethoven, Berkshire Theatre Group will present Hershey Felder in his one-man show, Hershey Felder as George Gershwin Alone-Live from Florence, Italy to be streamed live on Sunday, September 13th at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2020
In its first performance for a live, in-person audience since the coronavirus outbreak, Tulsa Opera will present the company's 2020-21 season opener, Verdi's Rigoletto, outdoors in a semi-staged, baseball-themed production directed by James Robinson at local baseball stadium ONEOK Field on Friday, October 9 at 7:30 p.m. CT.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2020
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts has announced HERSHEY FELDER AS GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE, a one-time-only, live streamed broadcast musical event presented live from Florence, Italy, to benefit The Wallis, on Sunday, September 13, 2020, at 5 pm (PDT).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2020
San Diego Repertory Theatre and Hershey Felder Presents announced today the details of Hershey Felder as George Gershwin Alone, streamed live from Florence, Italy.
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2020
Joshua Bell will star in a new PBS nationwide broadcast special, 'Joshua Bell: At Home With Music,' airing August 16, 2020, at 7PM ET/6PM CT, and available to stream here via the PBS website in the U.S. for two weeks afterwards.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2020
Powerhouse vocalist and actor Audra McDonald returns to the Van Wezel in 2021! Musician, vocalist and composer Damien Sneed brings A Tribute to Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul to the Hall for its Sarasota debut, and single tickets for South Pacific will be available for purchase this week.  
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2020
Renowned international music conservatory Manhattan School of Music (MSM) announced today that acclaimed opera and theatre director Tazewell Thompson will join the School's Vocal Arts Division as Director of Opera Studies, effective immediately.