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Mandell Weiss Theatre (San Diego, CA, )
San Diego, CA,

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Based on the novel by Prosper Mérimée

Audiences will be seduced by the physicality and energy of Amedeo Amodio's dramatic Carmen. Accompanied by Georges Bizet's famous score, obsession, intensity and drama are found in this modern-day reimagining of one of the world's most famous operas. The honorable soldier Don Jose. The proud toreador Escamillo. And Carmen, the seductive and passionate woman they both love. The stage is set for a tangled tale of passion and betrayal told through classical ballet with a contemporary edge.

Recruitment Specialists Pertemps Back Coventry Musical GODIVA ROCKS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Recruitment Agency Pertemps have shown support for Coventry's City of Culture 2021 Bid by supporting the Belgrade Theatre during the run of the Coventry musical, Godiva Rocks, premiering at the Theatre this October. (more...)

Leah Crocetto and Zachary Nelson to Open George London Foundation Season at The Morgan
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Two of opera's rising young American stars open the 2017-18 concert season of The George London Foundation for Singers with a duo recital on Sunday, October 29, 2017, at 4:00 pm. (more...)

BWW Interview: BRIGHT STAR's A.J. Shively on Reprising His Role of Billy Cane for the LA Premiere and Following Your Own Path
by Courtney Savoia - Sep 25, 2017

Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's gorgeous musical, Bright Star, will be coming to the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles this fall and will feature a number of original cast members. The talented and charismatic A.J. Shively will reprise his role as Billy Cane, the young soldier who returns from war and pursues his dream of being a writer at home in North Carolina. Shively's character is full of hope and optimism, as he is figuring out what's most important in life and coming full circle with the individuals who have shaped his personal story. (more...)

Utah Opera Opens Season with Puccini's LA BOHEME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Utah Opera's 40th anniversary season opens in October 2017 with Puccini's beloved La boh me, the first opera produced by the company in January 1978 during its inaugural season. This production will be performed five times at the Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre on October 7, 9, 11, 13 at 7:30 PM and October 15 at 2 PM. Tickets, priced from $21-$103, are available for purchase through or by calling (801) 533-6683. (more...)

Photo Flash: ORPHEE ET EURYDICE Opens Tonight at Lyric Opera
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017

Lyric Opera of Chicago launches its 63rd season with Orph e et Eurydice by Christoph Willibald Gluck. This highly anticipated new production created by the legendary director-choreographer John Neumeier marks Lyric's first collaboration withThe Joffrey Ballet. (more...)

Telemundo's 'Todos Unidos' Prime Time Special Adds The Support Of Jennifer Lopez, Chyno, Kate Del Castillo, Luis Fonsi, Rafael, Prince Royce, Alejandro Sanz, Roberto T
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017


Linda Eder, Sleeping Beauty, Elvis Show and More Set for THE CENTER's 2017-18 Season in Coral Springs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

THE CENTER, formerly known as the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, is launching a music-packed 2017-18 season next month with an exciting, diverse, audience-wowing array of concerts, shows and events. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

CONQUEST OF THE UNIVERSE OR WHEN QUEENS COLLIDE which marked the birth of the The Ridiculous Theatrical Company, co-founded by the late groundbreaking playwright and performer Charles Ludlam in 1967 will return on the occasion of the play and the company's 50th anniversary with a production, starring and directed by Everett Quinton, a long-standing member of RTC who assumed leadership as Artistic Director when Mr. Ludlam died 30 years ago, in 1987. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Next Week for THE BODYGUARD, Starring Deborah Cox, at The Smith Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts has announced that the first U.S. National tour of the hit musical THE BODYGUARD, will play Reynolds Hall from Tuesday, Nov. 21 to Sunday, Nov. 26. Tickets go on sale next Friday, Sept. 29. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Fulton Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre presents the psychedelic musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors, now through October 15. Expect the unexpected as Little Shop of Horrors is presented to our audience in a brand new and exciting way. Remember whatever you do, DO NOT FEED THE PLANT! BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

4th Annual Broadway & Ballet HERO Awards to Honor Rachelle Rak, James Whiteside and Michael Campayno
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

HIV Experience Resources Organization (HERO) will present the fourth annual Broadway & Ballet HERO Awards on October 16th at 8pm at Stage 48, 605 West 48th Street. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Announces Festival 2017 Success With Record-Breaking 111,000 Experiences
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Jacob's Pillow Dance celebrates the impact of its visionary 85th Anniversary Festival and the achievement of important milestones marked by Director Pamela Tatge's first programmed season. The 2017 Festival season boasted over 500 free and ticketed performances, events, classes, Pillow Pop-Up performances, and new initiatives, culminating in over 111,000 festival experiences, the highest number ever accounted for. (more...)

National Ballet of Kosovo Announces 45th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Under the directorship of Ahmet Brahamaj, The National Ballet of Kosovo celebrates its 45th Anniversary with the premiere of award-wining choreographer P llumb Agalliu's new ballet, The Legend of Love. (more...)

2018 Artios Awards Nominations in Television, Theatre, Short Form Series and Short Film Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Casting Society of America announced nominees for the 2018 Artios Awards for all Television, Theatre, Short Films and Short Form Series categories. Congratulations to all the nominees!! (more...)

Comics of Late Night TV Take the State Theatre Stage, 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Known for their elite brand of clever comedy, you've heard their brilliant comedic voices on late-night TV and Comedy Central. Now see the Comics of Late Night TV live on stage at the State Theatre on Friday, October 20th. (more...)

L.A. Opera presents Company Premiere of THE PEARL FISHERS starring Nino Machaidze and Javier Camarena
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

General Director Pl cido Domingo has announced final details about LA Opera's company premiere of The Pearl Fishers, a rarely performed early work by Georges Bizet, the composer of Carmen. Mr. Domingo will conduct the first four performances of the opera (October 7, 15, 19 and 22), with the final two performances (October 25 and 28) conducted by Resident Conductor Grant Gershon. Performances will take place at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (135 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90012). (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The seventh annual Mildred Miller International Voice Competition leads Pittsburgh Festival Opera's search for America's best singers. Young professionals ages 18 35 compete for cash prizes and solo roles in the 2018 Summer Season, June 22-July 29, 2018. (more...)

Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota Presents PIANO GRAND II at the Sarasota Opera House, 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

They're back! Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota launches its 22nd season with an exuberant reprise of Piano Grand, a performance featuring five world-class pianists Don Bryn, Joseph Holt, Andrew Lapp, Thomas Purviance and Jonathan Spivey and five Steinway & Sons concert grand pianos. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 9/12/2017 - 9/19/2017
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Hottest Articles on 9/12/2017 - 9/19/2017. (more...)

Pegasus Opera Company present CELEBRATE PEGASUS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Pegasus Opera Company honours the life of its founder Lloyd Newton and Black History month by staging Celebrate Pegasus! concert on Thursday 5 October at the Actors Church (St Paul's) Covent Garden, Bedford Street, London WC2E 9ED. The concert will be performed from 7.30-9.30pm with a reception following the concert. (more...)

Royal Opera House Announces Cast Change for CARMEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Due to pregnancy, German soprano Anett Fritsch has withdrawn from singing the role of Mica la in Carmen. The role will now be sung by Russian soprano Kristina Mkhitaryan, who will make her Royal Opera debut as Mica la. She has recently sung the role of Mica la for Norwegian National Opera in Oslo. (more...)

Sing Hallelujah As Pilkington Musical Theatre Company present SISTER ACT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Following on from the recent successes of Addams Family, Acorn Antiques The Musical and last year's sell out show Annie, Pilkington Musical Theatre Company will be bringing the hilarious and heavenly Sister Act The Musical to the stage at St Helens Theatre Royal from Thu 12 Sat 14 October. (more...)

The Verdi Chorus to Perform LOVE'S PASSIONS AND POTIONS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Verdi Chorus will present its Fall 2017 concert 'Love's Passions and Potions' for two performances only at the First United Methodist Church in Santa Monica on November 18th and 19th led by Founding Artistic Director Anne Marie Ketchum. (more...)

The Playwrights Realm Fetes All-Female 2017-18 Writing Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

With its 2017-2018 Writing Fellowship, The Playwrights Realm is proud to grant a career-propelling honor to four tremendously talented playwrights exhibiting drive and commitment to the form. (more...)

Roundabout Theatre Company to Honor Jessica Lange at 2018 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) announces its annual 2018 Gala will honor Tony, Academy, Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Jessica Lange with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre on Monday, February 26, 2018 in the new Ziegfeld Ballroom (141 W 54th St, NYC). (more...)

PREformances with Allison Charney Launches Season Nine at Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

PREformances with Allison Charney launches its 2017-2018 Concert Series Season in its new home at Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center. (more...)

Broadway and Opera Star Brenda Lewis Passes Away Age 96
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

The New York Times has reported that stage star Brenda Lewis has died at age 96. She passed in her home in Westport, CT; her death was confirmed by her son Michael Asen. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present the psychedelic musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors, September 19 through October 15. Expect the unexpected as Little Shop of Horrors is presented to our audience in a brand new and exciting way. Remember whatever you do, DO NOT FEED THE PLANT! (more...)

Metropolitan Opera Announces Cast Change for TURANDOT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Aleksandrs Antonenko will sing Cal f in Puccini's Turandot from October 12 to November 16 replacing Marcelo lvarez, who is ill. Mr. lvarez is still scheduled to sing Cal f during the spring performances of Turandot. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MAGIC FLUTE, Soho Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Sep 15, 2017

Gary Naylor sees another opera up close from the award-winning OperaUpClose, this time lacking a little in the clarity that has characterised previous productions. (more...)

Review Roundup: 90210! THE MUSICAL! at The Broadway Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

90210! THE MUSICAL! is based on the popular television show of the same name which aired from 1990 to 2000. It plays at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place through September 17, and the critics are weighing in! (more...)

BWW Review: FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE, Marble Arch Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Sep 15, 2017

New Orleans comes to Marble Arch via this energetic revival of Clarke Peters' 1990 tribute to 'The King of the Jukebox', swing and blues bandleader Louis Jordan. Occupying a new pop-up, circus tent-style venue complete with stylish bar serving Southern cocktails it's a welcome blast of jazz-hot fun as autumn draws in. (more...)

New Version of CARMEN to Arrive at Uppsala City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The prominent German director Anna Bergmann sets up a crossover production of Bizet's classic story of Carmen. New code is developing. Carmen will premiere at Uppsala City Theatre on September 23, 2017. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Complete for Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The New Group has announced complete casting for the world premiere of Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's Downtown Race Riot, with Cristian DeMeo, David Levi, Moise Morancy, Daniel Oreskes, Sadie Scott, Daniel Sovich, and as previously announced, Chlo Sevigny. (more...)

Carmen Cusack to Reprise Role in BRIGHT STAR at the Curran
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Carole Shorenstein Hays announced today that the Curran's 2017 holiday season offering will be the Tony Award nominated new musical BRIGHT STAR, from Grammy and Emmy winner Steve Martin and Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Edie Brickell. Original BRIGHT STAR lead, Carmen Cusack, will revive her role, for which she received universal raves and a 2016 Tony Award nomination. (more...)

Mira J. Spektor's LADY OF THE CASTLE Coming to Opera America & Scandinavia House
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The Aviva Players will present Mira J. Spektor's Lady of The Castle, A Ghostly Post-Holocaust Chamber Opera, based on a true story & an Israeli play by Lea Goldberg. (more...)

The Music Institute of Chicago to Celebrate Ella Fitzgerald Centennial
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The Music Institute of Chicago celebrates the 100th birthday of The First Lady of Song Ella Fitzgerald with a tribute concert Saturday, November 11 at 7:30 p.m. at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston. (more...)

Brian d'Arcy James to Help Fight Cancer by Running Chicago Marathon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Brian d'Arcy James of Netflix's series 13 Reasons Why, Academy Award-winning film Spotlight, and Tony Award-winning Broadway hit Hamilton is set to take on the 26.2-mile-long challenge of the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 8th and raise money to support cancer patients and their loved ones served by the Cancer Support Community. (more...)

VALOR, AGRAVIO Y MUJER to Launch Repertorio Espanol's 50th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Repertorio Espa ol -- one of Off-Broadway's longest-running, continuous theaters, and the only company that presents Spanish-language/English-translated plays in NYC -- will kick-off its 50th season with the U.S. premiere of a 375-old-play by the 17th-century Spanish playwright Ana Caro, VALOR, AGRAVIO Y MUJER (Courage, Betrayal, and a Woman Scorned). (more...)

FotoFocus Announces Fall Symposium on Photography, Feminism, and Politics
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

FotoFocus is proud to announce the featured speakers and full schedule for their upcoming symposium, Second Century: Photography, Feminism, Politics, which will take place on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Memorial Hall in Cincinnati, Ohio. The one-day symposium features diverse speakers addressing a range of topics revolving around feminist approaches to photography and lens-based art in today's socio-political climate. (more...)

Annual Baxter Dance Festival Returns to Wow Audiences Through Dance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The annual Baxter Dance Festival is back for the thirteenth time, ready to wow audiences with over 64 new pieces by 73 choreographers over a period of eight days. Headlining this year's festival is the commissioned work by choreographer, dancer and teacher Themba Mbuli of the acclaimed SOLD! and ADAGIO FOR A HACKED LIFE. (more...)

WCPE FM's Invitation to the Dance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017


PHOTO FLASH: Presentación del elenco de LA FAMILIA ADDAMS
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Sep 13, 2017

Hoy se ha presentado el elenco de LA FAMILIA ADDAMS en el Teatro Calder n de Madrid. El musical, producido por LET'S GO, se estrenar el 5 de octubre. (more...)

Local Luminaries to Be Honored at 3rd Annual Granada Theatre Legends Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts (SBCPA) will host its 3rd Annual Granada Theatre Legends Gala on Friday, September 15, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Carmen Cusack and Company in Rehearsal for BRIGHT STAR at the Ahmanson; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Rehearsals have begun and the full cast is set for 'Bright Star' at the Ahmanson Theatre. Presented by Center Theatre Group, the Tony Award-nominated Best Musical, with music, lyrics and story by Grammy, Emmy and Oscar winner Steve Martin and Grammy winner Edie Brickell, will be directed by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie and choreographed by Josh Rhodes. It begins previews October 11, opens October 20 and runs through November 19, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Dee Dee Bridgewater to Receive ASCAP Foundation Champion Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The ASCAP Foundation announces that Grammy- and Tony Award-winning jazz legend Dee Dee Bridgewater will be honored with The ASCAP Foundation Champion Award at The ASCAP Foundation Honors Celebration on Thursday, December 14. The annual, invitation-only event takes place at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. (more...)

BWW Review: The Inaugural CHITA RIVERA AWARDS Celebrated the Best in Dance on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and in Film
by Sondra Forsyth - Sep 13, 2017

During a historic evening that was by turns a star-studded celebration of dance and a solemn remembrance of 9/11, the inaugural Chita Rivera Awards offered both joy and solace to the packed house at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on September 11th 2017. (more...)

Alec Baldwin to Host Facebook Live Broadcast of New York Philharmonic's Opening Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Actor Alec Baldwin will host the New York Philharmonic's Facebook Live broadcast of 106 All-Stars: Opening Gala Concert of New York's Orchestra, which launches the 2017-18 season with Mahler's Symphony No. 5 led by Music Director Designate Jaap van Zweden, on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet to Bring Two Mixed-Bill Programs to New York City
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

American Repertory Ballet has announced two upcoming New York City presentations of mixed-bill programs highlighting the company's strength and versatility. (more...)

CRAZY HORSE PARIS Adds Two Extra Shows in Sydney
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Australian audiences are in love with Crazy Horse Paris and today Producer; Mark Brady of ATA Entertainment announced he has ADDED TWO EXTRA SHOWS. Forever Crazy high kicks into Sydney's State Theatre from Wednesday 27 September for ONE WEEK ONLY playing to Sunday 1 October. (more...)

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