An American Tragedy Broadway

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Longacre Theatre

(New York, NY)
220 West 48th Street
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017
New York City Opera opened New York's cultural season with a new production of Puccini's beloved La fanciulla del West, which WQXR called one of the resurrected City Opera's strongest productions yet. This October City Opera follows the success of La fanciulla del West with the world premiere of a new chamber adaptation of Tobias Picker's 2013 opera Dolores Claiborne, based on the novel by Stephen King. The adaptation has been prepared for City Opera by Picker, who is also City Opera's Composer-in-Residence.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2017
Chicago Opera Theater (COT) presents The Consul, a Pulitzer Prize-winning opera by Gian Carlo Menotti. Hailed by the New York Times as an opera of eloquence, momentousness, and intensity of expression written from the heart, The Consul is a modern opera whose subject matter has proven to have lasting relevance since its premiere in 1950. This show features direction by former COT Artistic Director Andreas Mitisek, music direction by internationally renowned conductor Kristof van Grysperre, and stars legendary soprano Patricia Racette as Magda Sorel.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017
Chicago Opera Theater (COT) presents 'The Consul,' a Pulitzer Prize-winning opera by Gian Carlo Menotti. 'The Consul' is a modern opera whose subject matter has proven to have lasting relevance since its premiere in 1950.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018
spit&vigor brings THE BRUTES to The New Ohio Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Numi Opera completes its inaugural season with its second productiona?"Erich Korngold's first opera Der Ring Des Polykrates. which he composed in 1914. Directed by Numi Opera Executive Director Gail R. Gordon and conducted by Francesco Milioto, the rarely performed opera will have two performances on Thursday, December 19 at 7:30pm and Sunday, December 22 at 7:30pm at Zipper Hall at the Colburn School, located at 200 South Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2017
Chicago Opera Theater (COT) presents 'The Consul,' a Pulitzer Prize-winning opera by Gian Carlo Menotti. 'The Consul' is a modern opera whose subject matter has proven to have lasting relevance since its premiere in 1950.
by TV News Desk - Nov 3, 2017
Critically acclaimed author Ta-Nehisi Coates has earned a huge following and several prestigious awards for his thought-provoking books dealing with race, including Between the World and Me and his latest, We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy. Coates doesn't want people to simply read the books, he wants them to be moved by them, he tells Martha Teichner in an interview for CBS SUNDAY MORNING to be broadcast Sunday, Nov. 5 (9:00 AM, ET) on the CBS Television Network.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2018
Doug Varone And Dancers Presents The World Premiere Of EVERYTHING IS FINE December 12-16, 2018 at The New Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2018
spit&vigor brings THE BRUTES to The New Ohio Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018
The Apollo Theater announced today that critically acclaimed writer, artist and thinker Ta-Nehisi Coates and investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones will be in conversation about the midterm elections, the state of American politics, and the historical currents that inform our present.  The program will take place on Monday, November 19 at 7:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017
Music at Kohl Mansion - at 35 years, one of the San Francisco Peninsula's longest running and most distinguished music series - will produce a Bay Area-wide community initiative in January and February 2020 that will feature the Violins of Hope, a collection of string instruments rescued from the Holocaust and restored by Israeli violinmakers Amnon and Avshalom Weinstein.
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2018
Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced that the company's 2018 Summer Festival will feature new productions of four operas at The Spa Little Theatre in Spa State Park, along with a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events from May 26 through July 15 at venues throughout the region.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018
On Saturday, May 26, Grammy Award-winning mezzo Susan Graham – “an artist to treasure” (New York Times) – makes her title role debut in Marc Blitzstein's Regina at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis. She will be joined by veteran bass-baritone James Morris, Broadway and television actor Ron Raines, and award-winning soprano Susanna Phillips in a new production by Artistic Director James Robinson, with Music Director Emeritus Stephen Lord leading from the pit (May 26–June 24).
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018
A feuding family's ideologies set the stage for a national tragedy in THE BRUTES. spit&vigor present a story of the Booth brothers, Junius, Edwin... and John Wilkes, part of the 10th anniversary season of Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, at the Theaters of the Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street, New York City (btw Rivington & Delancey) running Wednesday 7/18 @7:30pm-9pm; Saturday 7/21 @4:30pm-6pm; Thursday 7/26 @6:15pm-7:45pm; Sunday 7/29 @9pm-10:30pm; Monday 7/30 @7:30pm-9pm; Wednesday 8/1 @9:30pm-11pm.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018
Kansas City Public Theatre (KCPublic) presents "First Mondays at the Arts Bar." Every first Monday of the month, KCPublic presents staged readings and small scale productions of plays by area playwrights and other work which reflects the unique history and concerns of the Kansas City community.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018
Mad Cow Theatre is thrilled to announce the cast and creative team of Arthur Miller's stunning drama A View from the Bridge, which will take the Harriett stage March 23, 2018 as the sixth production of Mad Cow Theatre's Season 21. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018
Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced the complete casting and programming for the company's 2018 Summer Festival, which will feature new productions of four operas at The Spa Little Theater in Spa State Park, along with a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events from May 26th through July 15th at venues throughout the region. Single tickets, as well as subscription packages, are on sale now at www.operasaratoga.org.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019
American Opera Projects (AOP) announces the return of its popular Composers & the Voice program for its 2019-21 seasons. Created and led by Composers & the Voice Artistic Director Steven Osgood, six composers and up to three librettists will be selected for two-year fellowships to learn the fundamentals of writing for the voice and opera stage. Workshop sessions with professional opera singers, mentors, and instructors are held at AOP's home base in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Applications and complete information will be available beginning March 18 at www.aopopera.org/composers_voice. The deadline for applications is April 26 with fellowships announced by July 16.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018
LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE is thrilled to present the sixth show in its 97th season, the world premiere of NATHAN GUNN FLYING SOLO, written and directed by Hershey Felder, with musical direction by Michael Bagby.
by Jonas Schwartz-Owen - Jun 26, 2019
DEATH OF A SALESMAN, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Arthur Miller, is the American Hamlet for actors of a certain age. Its protagonist is a complex, frighteningly bare role, that provides an acting challenge relished by the greats. Rob Morrow, best known for Robert Redford's QUIZ SHOW and the quirky TV dramedy NORTHERN EXPOSURE, pulls off the tricky role by adding an impish quality to the crumbling man, bringing a fresh light to the production at Ruskin Group Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2019
With The Glimmerglass Festival's 2019 season approaching, the Cooperstown-based opera and musical theater company has announced programming for 2020, as well as the 2020 Festival's pair of Artists in Residence.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018
Kansas City Public Theatre (KCPublic) presents Medea: An American Tragedy by Nathan Bowman.  This production, in partnership with the Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Center, and Kansas City Parks and Recreation, presents the Greek tragedy as it was meant to be seen: outdoors at Brush Creek Amphitheater.  Medea will also appear as part of KC Fringe Festival, presented in part by American Family Insurance--Gary Woods Agency LLC.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018
A feuding family's ideologies set the stage for a national tragedy in THE BRUTES. spit&vigor present a story of the Booth brothers, Junius, Edwin... and John Wilkes, part of the 10th anniversary season of Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, at the Theaters of the Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street, New York City (btw Rivington & Delancey) running Today 7/18 @7:30pm-9pm; Saturday 7/21 @4:30pm-6pm; Thursday 7/26 @6:15pm-7:45pm; Sunday 7/29 @9pm-10:30pm; Monday 7/30 @7:30pm-9pm; Today 8/1 @9:30pm-11pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018
DATELINE NBC To Air Special On Jonestown Massacre This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019
Eastbound Theatre, a division of Milford Arts Council (the MAC), announces the second show of its 25th season, the first fully-staged Connecticut production of the These Shining Lives, by Melanie Marnich, directed by Rich Mancini.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018
At a time when the USA is waffling on its commitment to honor Harriet Tubman with her image on the 20 dollar bill, Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre will present 'Harriet's Return: Based Upon the Legendary Life of Harriet Tubman,' written and performed by Karen Jones Meadows. The production takes audiences on a deeply personal, high energy journey into the private and public life of this famed Underground Railroad conductor, spiritual icon, revolutionary, and entrepreneur, whose life spanned nine decades and still influences the consciousness of people throughout the world. The production is directed by Clinton Turner Davis and will take stage February 8 to March 4 at Castillo Theatre, 543 West 42nd Street.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018
At a time when the USA is waffling on its commitment to honor Harriet Tubman with her image on the 20 dollar bill, Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre will present 'Harriet's Return: Based Upon the Legendary Life of Harriet Tubman,' written and performed by Karen Jones Meadows.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018
Soho Rep. (Sarah Benson, Artistic Director; Cynthia Flowers, Executive Director) today announces the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of Aleshea Harris's Relentless Award-winning Is God Is, directed by Taibi Magar (Ars Nova's Underground Railroad Game), February 6 - March 11, 2018. The play, with which Soho Rep. reopens its longtime Tribeca theater, dauntlessly cracks jokes as it eviscerates. Alfie Fuller and Dame-Jasmine Hughes play Anaia and Racine, twin sisters who undertake a murderous journey from the Dirty South to the California desert, seeking payback for a horrendous act. Is God Is treats both morality and genre as notions to be exploded, drawing on the ancient, the modern, the tragic, the Spaghetti Western, hip-hop and Afropunk in its subversion of theatrical constructs.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018
At a time when the USA is waffling on its commitment to honor Harriet Tubman with her image on the 20 dollar bill, Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre will present 'Harriet's Return: Based Upon the Legendary Life of Harriet Tubman,' written and performed by Karen Jones Meadows. The production takes audiences on a deeply personal, high energy journey into the private and public life of this famed Underground Railroad conductor, spiritual icon, revolutionary, and entrepreneur, whose life spanned nine decades and still influences the consciousness of people throughout the world. The production is directed by Clinton Turner Davis and will take stage February 8 to March 4 at Castillo Theatre, 543 West 42nd Street.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018
ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY is thrilled to announce the third show of its 2017-2018 Season, the 2014-2015 Outer Critics Circle & Drama Desk award nominee for Best Play, THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, written by Anthony Giardina and directed by Cameron Watson.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018
Carl Orff's classical choral masterpiece Carmina Burana will burst into life in a lush production designed for two choruses, three soloists, a two-piano percussion ensemble, and dynamic premiere choreography of Leymis Bola os Wilmott of Sarasota Contemporary Dance. Carmina Burana in Motion is presented by Choral Artists of Sarasota, Saturday, February 3, 4 p.m., at Church of the Palms, 3224 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. $15 student tickets are available with ID at the door.
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Feb 5, 2018
Los pr0ximos 3 y 4 de junio a las 21.30 tendra lugar en el Teatro Real el concierto DIVA ON RETOUR de la aclamada soprano lirica Patricia Racette.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018
In response to popular demand, Soho Rep. (Sarah Benson, Artistic Director; Cynthia Flowers, Executive Director) extends the world premiere of Aleshea Harris's Relentless Award-winning Is God Is, directed by Taibi Magar by two weeks, through March 25. In this play, which dauntlessly cracks jokes as it eviscerates, twin sisters Anaia (Alfie Fuller) and Racine (Dame-Jasmine Hughes) undertake a murderous journey from the Dirty South to the California desert, seeking payback for a horrendous act. Is God Is treats both morality and genre as notions to be exploded, drawing on the ancient, the modern, the tragic, the Spaghetti Western, hip-hop and Afropunk in its subversion of theatrical constructs.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018
American baritone Nathan Gunn and pianist Julie Gunn, partners in life and often on stage, will make their debut at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in an evening of cabaret by iconic composers ranging from Leonard Bernstein and Cole Porter to Billy Joel and Tom Waits.  The evening concert from an eclectic American Songbook joins Bernstein at 100, the worldwide celebration of the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein, one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history. An Evening with Nathan and Julie Gunn takes place Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 7:30pm in the Bram Goldsmith Theater at The Wallis.
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 21, 2018
Soho Rep. (Sarah Benson, Artistic Director; Cynthia Flowers, Executive Director), has extended the world premiere of Aleshea Harris's Relentless Award-winning Is God Is, directed by Taibi Magar, a second time, through March 31.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019
General Director Ken McConnell and Artistic Director Tobias Picker today announced Tulsa Opera's 72nd season comprising classics such as Bizet's Carmen and Puccini's Madama Butterfly, and a new production of Mr. Picker's 1996 opera Emmeline, to be performed in Oklahoma for the first time, and led by Mr. Picker in his opera-conducting debut.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2018
ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY is thrilled to announce the third show of its 2017-2018 Season, the 2014-2015 Outer Critics Circle & Drama Desk award nominee for Best Play, THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, written by Anthony Giardina and directed by Cameron Watson. Meredith Baxter and Sharon Lawrence star in this deeply moving and thought-provoking story about how the political divide tears apart an American family. THE CITY OF CONVERSATION begins previews on Thursday, February 8, opens on Saturday, February 10, and runs through Sunday, February 25, 2018 at The New Vic, 33 W. Victoria Street in Santa Barbara.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017
Tony Award winner Susan Stroman's staging of Franz Leh r's The Merry Widow, which premiered in the Met's 2014-15 season, has its first revival beginning December 14, with nine performances through to January 11.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017
Tony Award winner Susan Stroman's staging of Franz Leh r's The Merry Widow, which premiered in the Met's 2014-15 season, has its first revival beginning December 14, with nine performances through to January 11.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018
Doug Varone And Dancers Presents The World Premiere Of EVERYTHING IS FINE December 12-16, 2018 at The New Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2018
Washington National Opera (WNO) presents the seventh season of its acclaimed American Opera Initiative (AOI) with four world premieres from January 11-13, 2019, in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. A comprehensive commissioning program that originates and develops new works, the American Opera Initiative provides rare opportunities for emerging composers and librettists to partner and write for the opera stage. The Initiative encourages and ensures the future of contemporary American opera through development, mentorship, and performance, with works based on American themes and stories. Since its inception, the annual program has commissioned 28 chamber operas, with some going on to future productions around the country; notables include this summer's successful production by Opera Theatre of Saint Louis of An American Soldier, an AOI commission in 2014, and Opera Omaha's and Miller Theater's recent productions of AOI's 2018 commission, Proving Up.
by TV Scoop - Aug 31, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018
Washington National Opera (WNO) presents the seventh season of its acclaimed American Opera Initiative (AOI) with four world premieres from January 11-13, 2019, in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. A comprehensive commissioning program that originates and develops new works, the American Opera Initiative provides rare opportunities for emerging composers and librettists to partner and write for the opera stage. The Initiative encourages and ensures the future of contemporary American opera through development, mentorship, and performance, with works based on American themes and stories. Since its inception, the annual program has commissioned 28 chamber operas, with some going on to future productions around the country; notables include this summer's successful production by Opera Theatre of Saint Louis of An American Soldier, an AOI commission in 2014, and Opera Omaha's and Miller Theater's new productions of AOI's 2018 commission, Proving Up.
by Konversations with Keeme - Aug 15, 2018
Thirteen year old Ajibola Tajudeen, better known as Keeme, is the host of New Paradigm Theatre's brand new web series debuting here on BroadwayWorld. 'Konversations with Keeme' is show where Keeme interviews seasoned television and film professionals like Tamara Tunieof Law and Order: Special Victims Unit and Renee Lawless of Tyler Perry's The Have and the Have Nots, as well as Broadway veterans such as Emmy and Grammy winner, Paul Bogaev, Emmy-nominated Scott Bryce, and Broadway pros Christine Dwyer, Kelly Grant, Juwan Crawley and more.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2018
A feuding family's ideologies set the stage for a national tragedy in THE BRUTES. spit&vigor present a story of the Booth brothers, Junius, Edwin... and John Wilkes, part of the 10th anniversary season of Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, at the Theaters of the Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street, New York City (btw Rivington & Delancey) running Today 7/18 @7:30pm-9pm; Saturday 7/21 @4:30pm-6pm; Thursday 7/26 @6:15pm-7:45pm; Sunday 7/29 @9pm-10:30pm; Monday 7/30 @7:30pm-9pm; Today 8/1 @9:30pm-11pm.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019
Numi Opera and its inaugural production -- Alexander Von Zemlinsky's Der Zwerg based on a story by Oscar Wilde -- is announced. Directed by Numi Opera Executive Director Gail R. Gordon with musical direction by Christopher Luthi, the rarely performed opera will have two performances on Thursday, May 30 at 7:30pm and Sunday, June 2 at 2:00pm at The Theatre at Ace Hotel, located at 929 South Broadway in downtown Los Angeles.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018
This spring, Grammy Award-winning mezzo Susan Graham revisits her signature interpretation of Ravel's Sheherazade in performances with the San Francisco Symphony under Yan Pascal Tortelier (April 19-21). She then makes her title role debut in Marc Blitzstein's Regina at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis (May 26-June 24), in a production that marks the 30th anniversary of her company and leading-role debuts. After three glorious decades at the highest echelons of the opera world, there is still, as the New York Times put it, "no more satisfying singer than this eminent mezzo-soprano, with her rich, even voice, exquisite musicianship, and warm presence."
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018
Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce full casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Dan Cody's Yacht, a new play written by Anthony Giardina and directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes. Rehearsals for the production begin tomorrow, Tuesday, April 17.