Theatre Information

Kelly and Leon's (New York, NY)
720 Broadway
Norma is an opera by Vincenzo Bellini.

We are in the time of the Roman occupation by Gaul. Norma is a priestess of Gaul, but was also the lover of the consul Pollio, with whom he had two sons.

A young priestess Adalgisa, Norma tells of not being a virgin and asks Norma to dissolve the deal he made with the divinity. Norma is in the same situation, then accept the request. Then when he discovers that the man of Adalgisa is Pollio , Norma wants to kill himself but says he will convince Adalgisa to Pollio back to her...


THE TEMPEST Comes to The Secret Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2019

Producer Stephanie Wilson & Artistic Director/Producer Richard Mazda in association with LIC-Artists is delighted to announce an immersive production of The Tempest. We are performing our production in the 8000sq ft Plaxall Gallery in LIC. The production features an Ariel on silks, a dance company, projections and a huge playing area where scenes will move around the space with the audience following the action. Directed by Owen Thompson our production has incorporated a dance company choreographed by the incredible Shoko Tamai of Ninja Ballet, projection design by Sadah Espii Proctor. The production also features a concurrent art exhibition, …Dream Again curated by The Plaxall Gallery's Norma Homberg. (more...)

BWW Review: WAITRESS, Adelphi Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Mar 7, 2019

Sara Bareilles and Jessie Nelson's 2015 musical adaptation of Adrienne Shelly's film, about a small-town waitress who processes her feelings via her skilful baking, brings its sugar and spice mixture to the West End. The result is a tasty treat - albeit with the odd ill-mixed ingredient. Hollywood Handshakes all round. (more...)

Jeff Macauley Reprises  SONGBOOKS OF NORMAN GIMBEL At 53 Above
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

Songwriter Norman Gimbel wrote the lyrics to pop classics such as "The Girl From Ipanema," "Sway," and "Killing Me Softly With His Song," as well as the TV theme songs for Wonder Woman and Happy Days, and won an Oscar for the song "It Goes Like It Goes" from the film Norma Rae. (more...)

Canadian Opera Company Presents OTELLO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

The Canadian Opera Company closes its 2018/2019 season with Otello, Verdi's blistering adaptation of Shakespeare's famous tragedy. Otello seemingly has it all: an impressive military track record, an adoring wife, and a courageous reputation. But when he looks over his trusted advisor Iago for promotion, he becomes the target of swift retaliation. Posing as a concerned friend, Iago preys on the general's insecurities, deftly planting seeds of doubt and steadily stoking the flames of blind rage, until Otello arrives at a devastating point of no return. Otello runs for eight performances on April 27, 30, May 3, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 2019. (more...)

Vanguardia Dance Festival 2019 Presents a Week of Extended Activities
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

Vanguardia Dance Festival presents a week of extended activities in its 5th bi-annual edition showcasing a curated selection of interdisciplinary dance performances, workshops, panel discussions, and video dance screenings. With the support of Native Earth Performing Arts, the festival will take place from April 2nd to 6th, 2019 at the Aki Studio. This year, the festival celebrates the artistic conversations between Latinx choreographers and diverse artists from different origins and artistic approaches. (more...)

The Green Room 42 Presents Evening of Poetry & Cabaret: FRESH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

The coffeehouse meets the cabaret in "Poetry/Cabaret: FRESH" at The Green Room 42. Join curator and host Thomas March (Aftermath) and a cast of poets, comedians, and singers as they celebrate the arrival of spring-and what it means to be FRESH, in every way. Recommended by Time Out NY, "Poetry/Cabaret" is a fast-paced, multi-genre variety show that brings together poets and performers in an evening of wild variations on a theme, keeping the audience on its toes-get ready for a heartbreaking and hilarious evening of emotional whiplash! Joining us onstage to celebrate all things 'FRESH' will be-poets Donika Kelly, Elizabeth Senja Spackman, & Melissa Lozada-Oliva; singers Jordan Ho & Xavier; and comedians Kiko Soiree and Shane O'Neill-with Drew Wutke on piano. Tickets are available online at OvationTix.com: (more...)

Becoming John Marin: Modernist At Work Shines New Light On The Artist's Drawings
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

The artistic evolution of an iconic American modernist is the focus of an exhibition now open at the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers. Becoming John Marin: Modernist at Work explores the artist's intuitive draftsmanship and innovative work in watercolors. A revelatory look at Marin's work, the exhibition affords a unique opportunity to vicariously watch an artist inspired by his surroundings and responding through drawing. On April 11, the Zimmerli presents a talk about Marin by Josephine Rodgers, who received her Ph.D. in Art History from Rutgers and currently is the Marcia Brady Tucker Fellow in American Paintings and Sculpture at the Yale University Art Gallery.  (more...)

BWW Review: THE CLEMENCY OF TITUS at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
by Maria Nockin - Mar 3, 2019

On March 2,2019, Los Angeles Opera presented Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's THE CLEMENCY OF TITUS (LA CLEMENZA DI TITO) in a production by Thaddeus Strassberger. Having directed and designed the colorful and monumental sets as well, Strassberger has achieved a major opus. Some scenes were played on the full stage and others on its frontal area with Greg Emetaz's projection of a Baroque painting on a curtain behind. (more...)

Rosanne Cash And Band: She Remembers Everything Comes To Van Wezel
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019

She Remembers Everything, Rosanne Cash's highly anticipated follow-up to her triple-Grammy-winning masterpiece The River and The Thread is a powerfully insightful and strikingly universal collection of new songs. Both confessional and cathartic, the material reverberates with an urgency of a woman who has found and owns her story and her voice, and who is driven to speak when time feels ever shorter. Songs from this record, released in 2018, will be featured in concert along with selections from Norma Rae - the musical she is writing with John Leventhal (book by John Weidman) based on the 1979 hit film. Don't miss this unique night of music at the Van Wezel on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 8 p.m.! (more...)

NBC World Of Dance Competitors And South Korean Dance Duo, All Ready, Come To Gardner Museum As Choreographers In Residence
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

In their uniquely-styled fusion of Latin, street, and hip-hop dance, All Ready, a spirited female dance duo from South Korea, has been performing in NBC TV's "World of Dance" competition this season and will return to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in May as Choreographers-in-Residence to create performances inspired by the Museum collection. (more...)

Blackfriars Theatre Shares April Event Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Join Blackfriars Theatre this April as they present a wide array of artistic offerings. Opening March 22nd and running through April 7th is the heist-thriller Mauritius by Theresa Rebeck. (more...)

La Clemenza Di Tito Returns To The Met
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Mozart's opera of ancient Rome, La Clemenza di Tito, returns to the Met starring Matthew Polenzani in the title role of the Roman emperor Tito, with Elza van den Heever as the vengeful Vitellia, who plots his assassination. Joyce DiDonato sings the trouser role of Sesto, Tito's most devoted friend, who is also in love with Vitellia. The trio of leading artists is reunited at the Met after their acclaimed performances together in the company's new production of Donizetti's Maria Stuarda in 2013. Emily D'Angelo and Ying Fang sing the roles of the lovers Annio and Servilia, Sesto's friend and sister, respectively, and Christian Van Horn portrays the captain of the Praetorian Guard, Publio. Lothar Koenigs conducts all six performances of Jean-Pierre Ponnelle's 1984 staging, which runs March 30 through April 20, 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Secret Theatre Presents THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Producer Stephanie Wilson & Artistic Director/Producer Richard Mazda in association with LIC-Artists presents an immersive production of The Tempest.  We are performing our production in the 8000sq ft Plaxall Gallery in LIC.   (more...)

PAINTED ALICE, An Immersive Musical Announced At The Plaxall Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Painted Alice follows Alice, an artist struggling with painters' block, as she distances herself from her partner and accidentally falls through her canvas into a visual art-inspired wonderland. In this strange world rife with self-indulgent artists, she meets a variety of outrageous characters that challenge her idea of success and help her answer the question, 'does domestic bliss cause artistic death?' (more...)

Angela Meade Internationally Renowned Soprano To Perform Concert During The 2019 Fort Worth Opera Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

The McCammon Voice Competition in collaboration with Fort Worth Opera is pleased to present Angela Meade in recital on Monday, May 6 at 7:00 pm at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden Auditorium. This intimate concert marks the eagerly-anticipated return of this world-renowned soprano to Fort Worth after winning first prize in the 2005 McCammon Voice Competition. Ms. Meade will be accompanied on piano by Fort Worth Opera Artistic Director and Conductor, Joe Illick. The evening's diverse program will consist of celebrated arias and art songs by Bellini, Meyerbeer, Korngold, and Strauss. (more...)

BWW Review: HANDS ON A HARDBODY is a Cult Classic at Keegan Theatre
by Hannah Wing - Mar 14, 2019

While short-lived on Broadway, Keegan Theatre's regional premiere of Hands on a Hardbody, directed by Elena Velasco and Mark A. Rhea, proves this musical is on its way to becoming a cult classic. (more...)

Presentaron Semillas de marzo, antología que da voz a la lucha y logros de las mujeres
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

En el marco de las actividades del XXIII Encuentro Internacional y XIX Iberoamericano de Mujeres en el Arte, se llevó a cabo la presentación de la Antología Semillas de marzo, conformada por treinta textos entre narrativa, poesía, biografía, diario y semblanzas, que hablan de la presencia femenina en distintos rubros, sus aportaciones y luchas. (more...)

Los Conciertos De Bellas Artes Llegarán A La Casa Universitaria Del Libro De La UNAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

Este jueves 14 de marzo a las 19:00, la mezzosoprano Encarnación Vázquez y el tenor José Luis Ordoñez, ambos acompañados al piano por Józef Olechowski, presentarán un diverso programa en la Casa Universitaria del Libro de la UNAM. (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce its 25th Anniversary season that includes the 2019 - 2020 Mainstage, Porchlight Revisits and New Faces Sing Broadway productions.. Porchlight's Mainstage and Porchlight Revisits return to the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street.   (more...)

Kelsey Theatre Presents SUNSET BOULEVARD April 5 To 14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Change has not come easily for silent film star Norma Desmond. In a mesmerizing homage to early Hollywood and the era of silent films, Playful Theatre Productions presents the Tony Award-winning "Sunset Boulevard" at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre. This blockbuster musical will be performed Fridays, April 5 and 12 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, April 6 and 13 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, April 7 and 14 at 2 p.m. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Nicholas Rodriguez
by Elliot Lanes - Mar 11, 2019

You most likely know today's subject Nicholas Rodriguez from his many area appearances at Arena Stage. Who could forget his Billy Bigelow in Carousel or his Freddy Eynsford-Hill in My Fair Lady or Curly in Oklahoma!? The latter garnered Nicholas a Helen Hayes Award for Best Actor in a Musical. (more...)

BWW Review: Winter Opera brings Remarkable Voices to the Druidic World of NORMA
by Steve Callahan - Mar 11, 2019

Winter Opera has opened a sumptuous production of Norma, Vincenzo Bellini's bel canto masterpiece from 1831. (more...)

Boston Lyric Opera Announces 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Proving the enduring vibrancy and relevancy of the art form (while celebrating a milestone for its leader), Boston Lyric Opera's 2019/20 Season of new productions spans three centuries of composers -- focusing on works that reflect the highs and lows of power and politics, bringing passionate opera installations to new neighborhoods, and introducing audiences to rising stars from diverse backgrounds. Among the season highlights, Russian-born soprano Elena Stikhina returns to BLO, where she made her 2017 American debut, to sing the lead role in Norma. Stanford Calderwood General & Artistic Director Esther Nelson marks her 10th programming season, which the company will commemorate throughout the year. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 3/1: KING LEAR Casting, RENT on FOX Cast Recording, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 1, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Happy Friday! Finish off your week by catching up on the latest Broadway news! (more...)

Ofrecerán una mirada a la mujer más allá del séptimo arte
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

Como parte del ciclo Charlas de cine y literatura: las mujeres en el mundo, organizado por la Coordinación Nacional de Literatura (CNL), en colaboración con la Cineteca Nacional, se exhibirán gratuitamente distintos filmes a lo largo del mes de marzo. (more...)

San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Announces Hosts For 43rd Annual Awards Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

The San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle has announced the hosts for its 43rd Annual Excellence in Theatre Awards Gala to be held on Monday, March 25, 2019 at San Francisco's historic Victoria Theatre. The event will be co-hosted by singer and actress Daniela Innocenti Beem and author and playwright David Templeton. (more...)

NY Indie Theatre Film Festival Kicks Off At New Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

The NY Indie Theatre Film Festival kicks off its 2019 edition in one week on February 8 with the New York festival premiere of Poor Behavior, the film directorial debut by Theresa Rebeck, based on her play of the same name. (more...)

Photo Flash: Get a First Look at freeFall's PERFECT ARRANGEMENT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

Due to popular demand, freeFall Theatre Company is extending Perfect Arrangement through March 3. This new play by Atlanta playwright and screenwriter Topher Payne is the story of two couples that come up with a clever plan to stay one step ahead of the Lavender Scare in 1950's Washington, DC.  (more...)

NY Indie Theatre Film Festival Opens Tonight At New Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

The 2019 NY Indie Theatre Film Festival opens tonight, February 8 at 7pm, with the NY festival premiere of Poor Behavior (2016), written by Theresa Rebeck. Based on her play of the same name, Ms. Rebeck (upcoming spy thriller 355, Broadway's Bernhardt/Hamlet, NBC's 'Smash') makes her film directorial debut with this dark, dysfunctional comedy. Rebeck will participate in a talkback after the screening, moderated by Marc Stuart Weitz, New Ohio Theatre's Producing Director. (more...)

Refuge Theatre Project Brings HANDS ON A HARDBODY To Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

Refuge Theater Project is proud to announce the cast and production team for its second production in its 2018 - 2019 season, Hands on a Hardbody, March 15 - April 27, book by Doug Wright, with lyrics by Amanda Green,  and music by Trey Anastasio and Amanda Green, directed by Refuge Theatre Project's Artistic Director Christopher Pazdernik and music directed by Jon Schneidman.   (more...)

Michael Mayer's Las Vegas-Themed RIGOLETTO Returns To The Met February 12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

Michael Mayer's 2013 production of Verdi's Rigoletto, set in a 1960s Las Vegas casino, returns to the Met on February 12, with conductor Nicola Luisotti leading an all-star cast. Initial performances star Nadine Sierra as Gilda, Vittorio Grigolo as the Duke, Roberto Frontali as Rigoletto, Štefan Kocán as Sparafucile, and Ramona Zaharia in her Met debut as Maddalena. In later performances, Rosa Feola makes her Met debut as Gilda, Bryan Hymel sings the Duke for the first time at the Met, George Gagnidze returns as Rigoletto, and Dimitry Ivashchenko reprises his portrayal of Sparafucile. (more...)

Pittsburgh Opera Announces Its 81st Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

Pittsburgh Opera announces its 2019-20 season, the company's 81st. The season continues Pittsburgh Opera's tradition of performing world-class productions from old favorites to exciting new works. (more...)

Paddy O'Connell to Host COMPANY Post-Show Q&A with Patti LuPone, Rosalie Craig & Marianne Elliott
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

To celebrate last week's successful release of the cast recording as well as two prestigious Critics' Circle Awards for Marianne Elliott's critically acclaimed production ofCompany, broadcaster Paddy O'Connell will be hosting a post-show Q and A at the Gielgud Theatre, with two of the show's stars - Rosalie Craig, who plays the central role of Bobbie and Patti LuPone, who plays Joanne. (more...)

Gardner Museum Kicks Off Season By Visiting Performing Arts Curator Helga Davis
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

Helga Davis, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum's Visiting Curator of Performing Arts, has announced a daring series of performances in music, theater, dance, and other art forms this spring, using the Museum's collection as a catalyst to spark contemporary discussions through multidisciplinary expressions. (more...)

Confirmed! Glenn Close To Star In Rob Ashford-Directed SUNSET BOULEVARD Musical Film!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 28, 2019

She's ready for her close up! It has just been confirmed that Glenn Close will star in a film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard, which is set to begin shooting this October.  (more...)

BWW Feature: SILENT at Solas Nua
by Sarah Murphy - Feb 26, 2019

Tino, short for Valentino (as in Rudolph), 'once had splendid things', but has lost it all and is now living on the streets of Dublin. Taking inspiration from the historical Valentino, Kinevane brings us into an intimate world of love and loss, of regret and of hope. (more...)

Winners Of The 2019 George London Awards Are Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2019

The winners of the 48th annual George London Foundation Awards Competition for young American and Canadian opera singers were announced at the conclusion of the competition's final round this evening, which took place before an enthusiastic audience at Gilder Lehrman Hall at The Morgan Library & Museum in New York City. (more...)

LA Opera Presents Company Premiere of THE CLEMENCY OF TITUS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

???????Plácido Domingo has announced the latest details about LA Opera's company premiere of Mozart's The Clemency of Titus. (more...)

VIDEO: Official Trailer Premiere For LOST & FOUND In Theaters 3/29
by Stage Tube - Feb 20, 2019

'Lost & Found' is 7 interconnecting stories set in and around a lost & found office of an Irish train station. All segments are inspired by true stories, share a theme of something lost or found and characters that come in and out of each other's lives. (more...)

BWW Review: Emily Belvo & Jonelle Meyer Are Perfect in Hat Trick Theatre's Imperfect Production of Neil Simon's THE ODD COUPLE FEMALE VERSION
by Peter Nason - Feb 17, 2019

With Belvo and Meyer leading the way, this is as funny an ODD COUPLE as you will likely see. (more...)

BWW Review: Exceptional Cast Enlivens the Pedestrian HANDS ON A HARDBODY at Wasatch Theatre Company
by Blair Howell - Feb 15, 2019

Wasatch Theatre Company takes a drive in HANDS ON A HARDBODY, a mediocre musical turbo-charged by an exuberant and excellent-voiced cast comprised of some of the area's finest musical performers. (more...)

Richard Jay-Alexander Turns His Eye Onto Burlesque & Honey Beavers
by BWW Features - Feb 14, 2019

On Monday, February 18th (Presidents' Day) you'll find Richard Jay-Alexander at Midtown's Urban Entertainment Hall, The Greenroom 42, as Co-Producer and Director of HONEY BEAVERS: IT'S 9:30 PM. DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOUR CHILDREN ARE? It's a headlining debut for the downtown artist, but what many of you don't know is that the same girl, by day, is Jay-Alexander's Assistant, Nellie Beavers. (more...)

Announcing PEN World Voices Festival 2019: Open Secrets
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

PEN America presents the 2019 PEN World Voices Festival: Open Secrets (May 6-12), focusing on the dissolving boundary between the public and the private in the literary, cultural, social, and political realms.  A flowering of the genres of literary memoir and personal testimony has been accompanied by increased digital avenues for story-telling, revelation, and expose before both designated and public audiences. (more...)

Cady Huffman Brings the Music of Miss Peggy Lee to 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

Miss Peggy Lee is a theatrical event with all music and lyrics composed or co-composed by Peggy Lee, coming to Feinstein's/54 Below for one night only on Wednesday, May 8 at 7pm! Long-time collaborators Cady Huffman and Will Nunziata lovingly bring to life Miss Peggy Lee's extraordinary journey from her humble beginnings as Norma Deloris Egstrom of Jamestown, North Dakota to becoming one of the biggest stars the music world has ever seen. (more...)

Solistas Ensamble iniciará temporada con el estreno mundial de Mi hermano, el hombre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

Con el estreno mundial de la pieza vocal Mi hermano, el hombre (2014), Solistas Ensamble del Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura (INBAL) rendirá homenaje al primer pedagogo musical de México, César Tort, al tiempo de iniciar su primera temporada del año en la Sala Manuel M. Ponce. (more...)

BWW CLOSE UP: ¡Feliz cumpleaños, Gerónimo Rauch!
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Feb 11, 2019

Hoy cumple años Geronimo Rauch, una de las figuras mas influyentes del Teatro Musical en nuestro pais, y que mejor manera de celebrarlo que haciendo un repaso por la increible carrera de este artista que tantas emociones nos ha despertado a lo largo de los años. (more...)

Canadian Alliance of Film & Television Costume Arts & Design Awards Winners Announced
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

Joanna Syrokomla and Cynthia Amsden, Co-Chairs of the Canadian Alliance of Film & Television Costume Arts & Design (CAFTCAD) Awards are very pleased to announce the official winners of this evening's gala. The CAFTCAD Awards congratulate the nominees and the winners and thank the team who worked diligently to make this evening possible, the generosity of the sponsors, as well as all the costumers who submitted their designs. We look forward to the 2020 CAFTCAD Awards. (more...)

BWW Review: Topher Payne's PERFECT ARRANGEMENT is freeFall Theatre's Finest Show in Years
by Peter Nason - Feb 11, 2019

It starts off like a very funny 1950's sit-com with a gay twist and ends as a devastating plea for respect and self-acceptance. (more...)

The John W. Engeman Theater Announces Its 2019 - 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport (Kevin J. O'Neill, Managing Director and Richard T. Dolce, Producing Artistic Director) announces its 2019-2020 Main Stage Season, sponsored by Northwell Health. (more...)

La Escuela Nacional de Danza Clásica y Contemporánea ofrecerá su temporada de invierno
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

Como una muestra de los resultados alcanzados y parte de sus prácticas escénicas, la Escuela Nacional de Danza Clásica y Contemporánea (ENDCC) realizará su Temporada de Invierno en el Teatro Raúl Flores Canelo del Centro Nacional de la Artes (Cenart) los días 7, 8, 14 y 15 de febrero a las 10:30, y el 9, 10, 16 y 17 a las 12:30, con entrada libre y cupo limitado. (more...)

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