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by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020
The 2018 critically acclaimed stage musical A Knights' Tale - written and directed by John Caird (LES MISERABLES, Jane Eyre, Nicholas Nickleby, Daddy Long Legs), music and lyrics by Paul Gordon (Jane Eyre, Sense and Sensibility, Daddy Long Legs), Japanese translation by Maoko Imai Caird, and music supervision, orchestrations and arrangements by Brad Haak.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2020
The Fargo-Moorhead Opera has teamed up with opera companies around the United States for an upcoming country-wide project titled 'Tales from a Safe Distance,' Inform reports.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018
“Tanto Pasolini como Boccaccio han conseguido lo que pocos cineastas y escritores: atrapar desde el primer momento a los espectadores, sin que despeguen los párpados de la pantalla o de las hojas impresas”, indicó Mariapia Lamberti durante la proyección de El Decamerón en la Cineteca Nacional. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2020
Tickets are now on sale for the three new series in Resonance Works' reimagined fall 2020 season:  The March of the Women, The Decameron Opera Coalition presents a?oeTales from a Safe Distancea??, and the Virtual Resonance Chamber Series, which kicks off this Saturday, September 12. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
On announcing the season Gregory Doran, RSC Artistic Director, said: a?oeCreated in Stratford-upon-Avon, shared around the world, crossing borders of creativity, community, culture and technology, our new season celebrates Shakespeare's unique contribution to world culture, whilst at the same time asking us to consider our own place within society, our families and community. Whether experiencing our work on stage in Stratford-upon-Avon, on nationwide tours, in schools and local communities, through live cinema screenings or via the latest digital innovations, the shared experiences and emotional connections forged through live theatre feel as urgent and necessary today as they ever havea??.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2020
Theatre Artists Workshop's annual fundraising performance will be presented virtually and will feature original and reimagined works written, directed, and performed by Workshop Members. This virtual event is in place of TAW's annual spring & fall festivals, which were cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2018
ODC Theater is proud to present former Resident Artist Catherine Galasso in ALONE TOGETHER, the third installment of her multi-chapter performance series, Of Iron and Diamonds, inspired by Boccaccio's 14th-century collection of tales, The Decameron. A collaboration with San Francisco-based composer Dave Cerf, Alone Together runs December 6 - 8, Thursday to Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30, and may be purchased online at odc.dance/tickets or by phone at 415-863-9834.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2021
Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, May 1-2, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018
The little OPERA theatre of ny (LOTNY), in collaboration with New York based period ensemble New Vintage Baroque,presents the New York City Premiere of Piramo e Tisbe at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue, NYC, from March 22-25, 2018, with performances on Thursday through Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 3pm. Tickets are $35 and are available at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/cal/35006. Based upon the story of Pyramus and Thisbe from Ovid's Metamorphoses with a libretto by Marco Coltellini, Piramo e Tisbe is byJohann Adolph Hasse, a pivotal opera composer of the 18th Century celebrated for his sweet and tender melodies. Sung in Italian with English supertitles.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018
BroadwayWorld has a first look at Cosi Fan Tutte at The Met, starring Kelli O'Hara! A winning cast comes together for Phelim McDermott's clever vision of Mozart's comedy about the sexes, set in a carnival-esque, funhouse environment inspired by 1950s Coney Island-complete with bearded ladies, fire eaters, and a Ferris wheel. Manipulating the action are the Don Alfonso of Christopher Maltman and the Despina of Tony Award-winner Kelli O'Hara, with Amanda Majeski, Serena Malfi, Ben Bliss, and Adam Plachetka as the pairs of young lovers who test each other's faithfulness. David Robertson conducts.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018
In the video below, watch as Kello O'Hara takes us behind the scenes of rehearsals for Cosi Fan Tutte at The Met!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2020
Tennessee Shakespeare Company has released the following statement regarding upcoming performances and their fundraising benefit: 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2020
In keeping with the evolving response to the current public health crisis, Upstream Theater is postponing their regional premiere of IPHIGENIA IN SPLOTT by Welsh playwright Gary Owen until next season. The play is now scheduled to run from October 9-25. If single tickets or a season passport were purchased, they will honor your ticket at that time.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018
In the video below Kelli O'Hara sings Despina's Act I aria in the final dress rehearsal for Cosii Fan Tutte at The Met.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018
A new production of Cosi Fan Tutte, featuring Broadway's Kelli O'Hara is now open at The Metropolitan Opera! What did the critics have to say? A winning cast comes together for Phelim McDermott's clever vision of Mozart's comedy about the sexes, set in a carnival-esque, funhouse environment inspired by 1950s Coney Island-complete with bearded ladies, fire eaters, and a Ferris wheel. Manipulating the action are the Don Alfonso of Christopher Maltman and the Despina of Tony Award-winner Kelli O'Hara, with Amanda Majeski, Serena Malfi, Ben Bliss, and Adam Plachetka as the pairs of young lovers who test each other's faithfulness. David Robertson conducts.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018
In the video below Kelli O'Hara sings Despina's Act I aria in the final dress rehearsal for Cosii Fan Tutte at The Met.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018
In the video below Kelli O'Hara sings Despina's Act I aria in the final dress rehearsal for Cosii Fan Tutte at The Met.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018
Bloomingdale School of Music (BSM) is pleased to continue its participation in Leonard Bernstein at 100, the global centennial celebration of the legendary composer, conductor, educator and humanitarian Leonard Bernstein with a concert highlighting the maestro's chamber music on Friday, March 23rd at 7:00 pm. This free concert will be held at the school's home site located at 108th street between Broadway and Riverside Drive. Seating is limited.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2020
Over 100 young people from the Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) Associate Schools Programme, supported by Samsung, have been working in partnership with RSC practitioners and local theatres across the UK to share a series of original digital responses to Shakespeare's plays in lockdown.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2020
Concerts from the Library of Congress developed The Boccaccio Project to provide some artistic responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020
More than 30 of the state's finest established and emerging artists will collaborate and present a series of isolation-inspired stories in an exciting new online project from State Theatre Company South Australia and ActNow Theatre.
by Andrew White - Jul 9, 2020
Starting this Friday, July 10, the artists at Synetic have found the answer to your summer doldrums, which are now magnified beyond endurance by social-distancing rules: a series of video vignettes inspired by the ultimate in pandemic lit, Giovanni Boccaccio's a?oeDecameron.a??
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2019
Set in France and Italy, All's Well That Ends Well is a story of one-sided romance, based on a tale from Boccaccio's The Decameron.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2020
The Wilbury Theatre Group and WaterFire Providence have announced Decameron, Providence: New Stories for a New Era.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2020
Thinkery & Verse is proud to announce Decameron 2020, a podcast reading and discussion of Giovanni Boccaccio's classic work-because in an age where countless publications are referencing The Decameron, it feels great to know what the hell you're talking about. Decameron 2020 is now available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and all other major podcast directories.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 24, 2018
It has been reported that this year's Metropolitan Opera production of Mozart's cosi fan tutti starring Tony Award-winner Kelli O'Hara will head to PBS Great Performances, July 29 at 12 PM. Check your local listings for details!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
Tennessee Shakespeare Company today announced its 13th performance season celebrating the essential power of our togetherness, in any form that is safe, inspired by history's classical creations while in isolation or quarantine.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020
On Saturday July 25, at 2:30 PM Dublin time, recording artist Caitríona O'Leary will perform the 12th installment of 'Unaccompanied', her ongoing weekly mini-concert series (in costume) live-streamed from her room in Dublin on Facebook.
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2019
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 842 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. The 2019 class is 50% women, 29% people of color, and represents 59 countries. Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy's membership in 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2021
On Saturday January 30th, Heresy Records' recording artist, Caitríona O'Leary, will perform the 35th installment of Unaccompanied her weekly series of micro-concerts live-streamed on Facebook every Saturday at 2:30 PM Dublin time (GMT+1:00). 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2021
Tune in to 'Love's Fever', a short music film directed by Eric Fraad of Deh Lassa La Mia Vita from day 7 of Giovanni Boccaccio's 'Decameron'.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2021
'Marin Sorescu' National Theatre Craiova, one of Romania’s biggest theatres and a landmark theatre in Craiova, with a 170-year tradition in theatre production reaching international notoriety, announces the launch of its international project THE HEKTOMERON, an universal message of hope, on January 15, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2021
Inspired by Giovanni Boccaccio's Decameron, Heresy Films a division of Heresy Records, has released Love's Fever, a short covid-19 Pandemic relevant music film created by international opera and stage director Eric Fraad.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2021
On Saturday February 6th, Heresy Records' recording artist, Caitríona O'Leary, will perform the 36th installment of Unaccompanied her weekly series of micro-concerts live-streamed on Facebook every Saturday at 2:30 PM Dublin time (GMT+1:00).  For Unaccompanied 36 O'Leary performs a wide range of songs written - or intended - to be performed without accompaniment.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2021
Four partner organizations, Write Out Loud, San Diego Public Library, La Jolla Historical Society and San Diego Writers, Ink Present the San Diego Decameron Project.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018
St. Ann's Warehouse and Onassis Cultural Centre-Athens present the American Premiere of Nikos Karathanos' The Birds, a modern, feast-for-the-senses adaptation of Aristophanes' offbeat and poetic comedy.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2021
Leading actors of the stage and screen Rachael Stirling and Alec Newman are set to star in a new topical online play with music, due to be released in nine episodes on YouTube next month from 4 March to 23 May 2021. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2021
The most ambitious operatic commission to emerge from the global pandemic, the Decameron Opera Coalition's Tales from a Safe Distance has been invited into the Library of Congress' Performing Arts Covid-19 Response Collection.
by Jade Kops - Feb 22, 2018
In an era when female power and rights are being asserted and America was on the verge of its first female president, Imara Savage opens Sydney Theatre Company's 2018 season with Caryl Churchill's TOP GIRLS. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
Casting details are announced for Europeana, Peer Gynt and Blindness and Seeing, three productions that are part of PROJEKT EUROPA, a season of work at the RSC in Stratford-upon-Avon, exploring, celebrating and interrogating our relationship with Europe.
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Feb 17, 2019
The play seems to be a retrospective of Shakespeare's career, with a strong note of self-parody. And with a playwright as fecund as Shakespeare, a 'greatest hits album' would have to be full to bursting. And so that's what Cymbeline is: a 'greatest hits' that refuses to take itself seriously, and invites us to participate in Shakespeare's gentle laugh at himself.
by TV News Desk - Dec 21, 2018
'We Are Borderline Strong' is proud to announce a night of giving to support those impacted by the tragic shooting which took place at the Borderline Grill in Thousand Oaks, CA, on November 7th, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2020
On Saturday, August 1, 2020 the Wet Ink Ensemble released the third issue of its new, monthly online journal of adventurous music and conversation, the Wet Ink Archive.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2020
Tennessee Shakespeare Company is launching its 'Essential' 13th performance season this Sunday, August 30 with the first of nine Coger Literary Salons titled Take Upon's the Mystery of Things: Classical Creativity in Quarantine.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
The Wilbury Theatre Group and WaterFire Providence have released production photos from Decameron, Providence: New Stories for a New Era. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2020
The Wilbury Theatre Group and WaterFire Providence announce Decameron, Providence: New Stories for a New Era. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2021
The Department of Theatre Arts at Western Connecticut State University is proud to present its Spring Virtual Production Series. The series comprises four unique productions that will be broadcast twice over two weekends spanning Thursday, Apr. 29, through Sunday, May 9. A ticket to each performance date will allow the purchaser to access the show over the course of 24 hours that day.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018
In the video below, go backstage with Kelli O'Hara as she talks about performing in Cosi Fan Tutte at The Met!
by Review Roundups - Apr 30, 2020
Just last night, The Public Theater presented the world premiere of WHAT DO WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT? Conversations on Zoom, a new play in the Rhinebeck Panorama, written and directed by Tony Award winner Richard Nelson. Commissioned by The Public Theater and written by Nelson from his home in Rhinebeck, New York, during the COVID-19 pandemic, this unique theatrical experience was performed as a benefit for The Public Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2020
The Met's Nightly Met Opera Streams, a free series of encore Live in HD presentations, continues tonight with Cosi fan tutte, starring Kelli O'Hara.