Desdemona

Opened: October 27, 1993
Closing: December 05, 1993

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Bryan Ferry Announces 'Mamouna' 2023 Deluxe Reissue; Previously Unreleased Album 'Horoscope' & 'Mamouna Sketches'
by Michael Major - Oct 5, 2023

The gatefold 2LP edition includes the ‘Mamouna' and ‘Horoscope' albums, both mastered by Bob Ludwig, while the 3CD deluxe edition features an additional disc, ‘Sketches', including 10 tracks of rarities and outtakes chronicling the genesis of Ferry's songwriting for the ‘Mamouna' project, mastered at Metropolis Studios by John Davis. 

Lucy Peacock Will Receive Stratford Festival's Legacy Award
by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2023

The Stratford Festival is honouring Lucy Peacock with this year's Legacy Award. The gala, hosted by Sheila McCarthy, will be held at Toronto's Four Seasons Hotel on Monday, October 2. Learn more about Lucy here!

THE KING OF BROKEN THINGS to Play The Drama Factory in April
by Blair Ingenthron - Mar 25, 2023

The King Of Broken Things will play THE DRAMA FACTORY from 13 April through 16 April. The production is performed by Cara Roberts and written, directed and designed by Michael Taylor Broderick.

Yan Chen Joins Full-Time Faculty Of American Ballet Theatre Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School And ABT Studio Company 
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 7, 2022

Yan Chen, former Soloist with American Ballet Theatre, has been named to the dual positions of Principal Teacher for the ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School Pre-Professional Division and Rehearsal Director for ABT Studio Company. The appointments, effective September 6, were announced by Stella Abrera, Acting Artistic Director of the ABT JKO School and Sascha Radetsky, Artistic Director of ABT Studio Company.

BWW Review: DESDEMONA: A PLAY ABOUT A HANDKERCHIEF at We Happy Few
by Rachael F. Goldberg - May 29, 2022

Overall, 'Desdemona: A Play About a Handkerchief' is a lackluster production. With so many better and more thoughtful options out there, this production doesn’t meet the standard I’ve come to expect of the DC theater scene’s forays into the Bard.

26 Theater Tweets From This Week That Celebrate the Best of Theater
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Mar 12, 2021

We're rounding up 26 tweets from the week of 3/8/2021 to 3/12/2021 from Broadway stars and theater fans!

HAIR, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH and More Announced in Portland Center Stage's 2020-2021 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2020

Portland Center Stage at The Armory announced its 2020-2021 ten-show season, featuring music, humor, Tony Award-winning classics, and a Northwest Stories commissioned world premiere from nationally renowned playwright Lauren Yee.

Celebrity Opera Series Continues With Plácido Domingo And Soprano Ailyn Pérez At The Broad Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 22, 2018

The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage's 2018-19 Celebrity Opera Series continues -Placido Domingo with soprano Ailyn Perez on Tuesday, May 14 at 7:30pm.  Eugene Kohn conducts the orchestra.

Emmy Winner Gordon Clapp to Lead Nora Theatre's THE MIDVALE HIGH SCHOOL FIFTIETH REUNION World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The Nora Theatre Company will present the world premiere of Alan Brody's The Midvale High School Fiftieth Reunion from June 1 - July 2, 2017. The Midvale High School Fiftieth Reunion is directed by Lee Mikeska Gardner. The press performance is Monday, June 5 at 7:30PM.

Paula Vogel's HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Set for Cleveland Play House This March
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2017

Cleveland Play House shifts gears from playful (Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery) to profound with the Pulitzer Prize-winning play How I Learned to Drive. Written by Paula Vogel - one of the preeminent figures in American theater today - How I Learned to Drive traverses taboo territory with humor, heart, and empathy.

Paula Vogel's HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Set for Cleveland Play House This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Cleveland Play House shifts gears from playful (Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery) to profound with the Pulitzer Prize-winning play How I Learned to Drive. Written by Paula Vogel - one of the preeminent figures in American theater today - How I Learned to Drive traverses taboo territory with humor, heart, and empathy.

Works by Paula Vogel, Alex Brightman and More Set for 2017 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony at Goodspeed
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 32 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2017 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 18 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration.

TITUS ANDRONICUS, MEASURE FOR MEASURE, OTHELLO and More Coming Up This Month at Prague Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Prague Shakespeare Company has announced its November 2016 news and events. Scroll down for details!

MISALLIANCE, MARISOL, APPROPRIATE and More Set for Juilliard Drama's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Juilliard Drama announces its 2016-17 season of fully staged productions featuring Juilliard's Group 46 acting students in their fourth and final year in the drama program at Juilliard.

'FROM RUSSIA TO RIVERSIDE DRIVE' Launches NYFOS' 2015-16 Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

New York Festival of Song opens a new season of NYFOS Mainstage with 'From Russia to Riverside Drive: Rachmaninoff & Friends,' featuring Rachmaninoff's ravishing romanticism and his American contemporaries - songs by Rachmaninoff, Ellington, Gershwin, Schillinger.

VIDEO: Dame Maggie Smith Reveals She's Never Watched DOWNTON ABBEY!
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 31, 2015

Maggie Smith stopped by THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW and shared that she is relieved that DOWNTON ABBEY is finally over… and admits she has never seen the show, but she does have a box set!

Retired ABT Dancer, Julie Kent, to Take On New Role With the Company
by Christina Mancuso - Sep 2, 2015

Retired principal ballet dancer of American Ballet Theater, Julie Kent, will begin as artistic director of the summer intensive programs for young dancers with the company.  She will also be a teacher and coach for the Ballet Theater, its studio company, and at its Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School, as reported by the NY Times.

Park Avenue Armory Dance Commission 'FLEXN' Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

Park Avenue Armory has commissioned dance pioneer Reggie (Regg Roc) Gray and visionary director Peter Sellars to create a performance piece that evolves the tradition of flex, the Brooklyn-born street dance. Characterized by sharp, rhythmic contortion, pausing, snapping, gliding, bone-breaking, and animated showmanship, the flex form evolved from the Jamaican bruk-up style popular in the dance halls and reggae clubs of Brooklyn in the 1990s. Opening today, March 25 and marking the first major presentation of the Armory's 2015 artistic season, FLEXN transforms the dance from its individual, combative style to create a collaborative work of social commentary inspired by both personal experience and current events. A series of public discussions and education initiatives complement the presentation.

The Houston Ballet Presents JUBILEE OF DANCE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

Houston Ballet presents its eleventh annual Jubilee of Dance, a special one-night only performance tonight, December 5, 2014 at 7:00 pm. This year's program will feature the great American ballerina Julie Kent, a principal dancer with New York's American Ballet Theatre, who will make a special guest appearance. Ms. Kent will perform the leading female role in Stanton Welch's Clear (2001), a role she created at the work's premiere in 2001 in New York. Houston Ballet will also pay tribute to beloved first soloist Kelly Myernick, who is retiring after 14 years with the company. The Jubilee of Dance will close the evening with an excerpt of Stanton Welch's high-speed Velocity (2003), a ballet that pays homage to classical conventions in a contemporary manner. The Jubilee of Dance will be held at Wortham Theater Center in downtown Houston. Tickets may be purchased by calling 713 227 2787 or by visiting www.houstonballet.org.

Houston Ballet Presents JUBLIEE OF DANCE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

Houston Ballet presents its eleventh annual Jubilee of Dance, a special one-night only performance tonight, December 5, 2014 at 7:00 pm.

The Houston Ballet Presents JUBILEE OF DANCE, 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2014

Houston Ballet presents its eleventh annual Jubilee of Dance, a special one-night only performance on Friday, December 5, 2014 at 7:00 pm. This year's program will feature the great American ballerina Julie Kent, a principal dancer with New York's American Ballet Theatre, who will make a special guest appearance. Ms. Kent will perform the leading female role in Stanton Welch's Clear (2001), a role she created at the work's premiere in 2001 in New York. Houston Ballet will also pay tribute to beloved first soloist Kelly Myernick, who is retiring after 14 years with the company. The Jubilee of Dance will close the evening with an excerpt of Stanton Welch's high-speed Velocity (2003), a ballet that pays homage to classical conventions in a contemporary manner. The Jubilee of Dance will be held at Wortham Theater Center in downtown Houston. Tickets may be purchased by calling 713 227 2787 or by visiting www.houstonballet.org.

Houston Ballet to Present JUBLIEE OF DANCE, 12/5
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 25, 2014

Houston Ballet presents its eleventh annual Jubilee of Dance, a special one-night only performance on Friday, December 5, 2014 at 7:00 pm.

Paloma Herrera, Julie Kent and Xiomara Reyes to Retire from The American Ballet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Paloma Herrera, Julie Kent and Xiomara Reyes, Principal Dancers with American Ballet Theatre, have announced their retirements from the Company at the conclusion of the 2015 Metropolitan Opera House season in New York City. “These three unique ballerinas have each made such distinctive contributions to ABT throughout the years,” Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie stated. “With them, an era of our history resides. Their remarkable careers will be three more reasons to celebrate our 75th Anniversary Season.”

Three Performers to Retire This Spring as Principal Dancers for American Ballet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Paloma Herrera, Julie Kent and Xiomara Reyes, Principal Dancers with American Ballet Theatre, have announced their retirements from the Company at the conclusion of the 2015 Metropolitan Opera House season in New York City. 'These three unique ballerinas have each made such distinctive contributions to ABT throughout the years,' Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie stated. 'With them, an era of our history resides. Their remarkable careers will be three more reasons to celebrate our 75th Anniversary season.'

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